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WW1 Maps (Including Trench Maps)   42 Books
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Egypt, Sheet C19, 1:100,000. Little Bitter Lake. Provisional Issue, Uncorrected Edition. Large fldg. linen backed map, 85x67cm approx., showing part of Suez Canal & Little Bitter Lake (El-Ambag), several routes & other features. For Official Use Only & evidently an early version of this sheet, Printed by the Survey of Egypt under the authority of the War Office 1916, with intersting pencil note to reverse: "Return to Major Nugent. C in C is very pleased with these maps. ALB. 10/2/16." VG throughout. See illustration on our website.  #53509
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German East Africa. Kissaki. E5. 1:300,000. Fldg. canvas-backed map, 85x71cm, produced by GSGS/Ordnance Survey, based on the German standard map, 1916.  #45071
[HLMainPic] This sheet shows the region west of Mohoro & SW of Dar-es-Salam. As well as names of towns, hill ranges &c., conditions such as 'open steppe,' 'grass savanah', 'water hole' &c. are detailed. VG. See illustration on our website.   £100
East Africa Protecorate. Karungu. (Provisional) Sheet South A36/E. 1:250,000. Fldg. canvas-backed map, 64x64cm approx., produced by GSGS/Ordnance Survey, 1916.  #51000
[HLMainPic] Karungu, on the shore of Lake Victoria in BEA (later Kenya) was occupied by the Germans in Sept. 1914. Map shows the town & area to the north inc. Kavirono Gulf & part of the Uganda Railway ending at Kisumu. VG. See illustration on our website.   £65
East Africa Protecorate. Kericho. (Provisional) Sheet South A36/F. 1:250,000. Fldg. canvas-backed map, 64x64cm approx., produced by GSGS/Ordnance Survey, 1916.  #51001
[HLMainPic] Area of Kericho, in BEA (later Kenya), in the Lumbwa country, also shwoing the Mau Escarpemnt & part of the Uganda Railway from 16 miles eaat of Kisumu,, via Fort Ternan & Lumbwa Station, &c., to Clutterbuck's Crossing. VG. See illustration on our website.   £65
Enemy Rear Organisation Map. Sheet 1. Edition 2. 1:40,000. Relatively early ERO map (all others we have seen date from the later part of 1918), being parts of sheets 51A & 51B, showing German reserve lines such as the Oppy-Mericourt Line, Canal du Nord Line &c., south-west of Douai inc. Vitry-en-Artois, Marquion, &c., also aerodromes, railhead, retraining point, battery areas, evacuated villages, Div. HQs, telephone centres &c. Oisy le Verger is noted as both a Div. HQ & an "Important Communication Centre." Fldg. cloth backed map of region to the north of Cambrai, printed in November 1917, doubtless in preparation for Cambrai offensive. Printed title to front. VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.  #52429
[HLMainPic]   £75
Enemy Rear Organisation Map. Sheet 2. Edition 2. 1:40,000. Relatively early ERO map (all others we have seen date from the later part of 1918), being parts of sheets 57B & C, showing German Hindenburg & Marcoing Lines before Cambrai, inc. Bourlon Wood, Havrinvourt , Masnierres &c., also aerodromes, ammunition dumps & supply depots, heavy guns, battery areas, evacuated villages, Div. HQs, telephone centres, railhead, nalloon positions &c. Fldg. cloth backed map of Cambrai region, printed in November 1917, doubtless in preparation for Cambrai offensive. Printed title to front. VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.  #52430
[HLMainPic]   £75
France Sheet 57B 1:40,000, Enemy Rear Organisation. Ed. 1A. Fldg. linen backed map with German reserve lines south of Cambrai at Masnieres &c. (Masnieres-Beaurevoir Line, Le Catelet-Nauroy Line, Hindenburg Support &c.), also railways, supply & ammunition dumps, HQs of various types, hospitals, aerodromes &c. "Trenches & corrections to detail revised to 24/9/1918. Reference of Enemy Organisation 25/9/18." Somewhat worn, about VG with some minor marginal annotation by original user (Lt. Richards). See illustration on our website.  #52966
[HLMainPic]   £65
Belgium. Sheet 29 S.E., Edition 2, 1:20,000. Sheets of this scale would normally have trench systems printed on them, but this sheet does not, no doubt owing to the rapid advance in 1918 when printing could not keep up with the pace of forward movement. Pencil & crayon annotations show 35th Div. boundaries (inc. battalion boundaries) for an attack from Berchem towards Quaremont & Spichtenberg, with interesting marginal detail on the attack here by 105 & 106th Bdes. (the latter comprising 12th & 18th HLI & Royal Scots), various map references &c. VG. See illustration on our website.  #53399
[HLMainPic]   £65
German East Africa. Mahenge. F5. 1:300,000. Fldg. canvas-backed map, 85x71cm, produced by GSGS/Ordnance Survey, based on the German standard map, 1916.  #45070
[HLMainPic] This sheet shows the region west of Kilwa. As well as names of towns, hill ranges &c., conditions such as 'open forest,' 'bush forest' &c. are detailed. Somewhat worn, small piece cutaway from top right margin. See illustration on our website.   £75
Active Hostile Artillery Map: The Harp/Cherisy/Vis-en-Artois &c., 1:20,000, 14/5/1917. Fldg. paper map, 41x33cm approx., produced by Corps Topo. Section, showing British front line near Arras at 6.30 pm on 14/5/1917, outline British & detailed German trench systems (Hindenburg Line) at The Harp, Triangle Wood &c., plus locations of German batteries (Active, Doubtful & Inactive), plus some other details of German defences. Few edge tears, generally VG. See illustration on our website.  #53508
[HLMainPic]   £65

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