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East Africa   41 Books
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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
German East Africa. Karogwe. A. Scale 1:100,,000. Fldg. canvas-backed map, 73x92cm, produced by GSGS/Ordnance Survey, Decr. 1915, based on German map dated 1910.  #53996
[HLMainPic] Fine & detailed coloured map showing interior of southern part of German East at Karogwe &c., & the border between German & Portuguese East (no detail on the Portuguese side of the border. VG & rare sheet with printed 'Ex Mappis' plate of W.H. Ingrams (William Harold Ingrams, 1897-1973, Ed. at Shrewsbury & served with KSLI on Western Front (wounded); colonial administrator whose career was spent mostly in East Africa & Arabia. He was awarded an OBE, 1933, CMG, 1939. He & his wife were jointly awarded the Lawrence of Arabia Memorial Medal of the Royal Central Asian Society, 1939, for their role in bringing peace to the Hadhramaut, & the Founder's Medal of the Royal Geographical Society, 1940, for their exploration of the region. See illustration on our website.   £125
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
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
German East Africa. Mikindani. G7. 1:300,000. Fldg. canvas-backed map, 53x40cm, produced by GSGS/Ordnance Survey, based on the German standard map, 1916.  #53995
[HLMainPic] This sheet shows the coastal region south of Lindi including Rowuma Bay, &c., down to Tungi Bay (in Portuguese East Africa), the border between German & Portuguese East, & details on the Portuguese side of the border at Nakwedanga &c. As well as names of towns, hill ranges &c., conditions such as 'forest & bush' are noted, as well as waterholes &c. VG with printed 'Ex Mappis' plate of W.H. Ingrams (William Harold Ingrams, 1897-1973, colonial administrator whose career was spent mostly in East Africa & Arabia. He was awarded an OBE, 1933, CMG, 1939. He & his wife were jointly awarded the Lawrence of Arabia Memorial Medal of the Royal Central Asian Society, 1939, for their role in bringing peace to the Hadhramaut, and the Founder's Medal of the Royal Geographical Society, 1940, for their exploration of the region). See illustration on our website.   £125
German East Africa. Moa. D. Scale 1:100,,000. Fldg. canvas-backed map, 73x92cm, produced by GSGS/Ordnance Survey, Decr. 1915, based on German map dated 1912.  #53997
[HLMainPic] Fine & detailed coloured map showing coastal region at Jasini, Moa Bay, Boma (& the interior of the northern part of German East & the border between German & British East (no detail on the British side of the border). VG & rare sheet with printed 'Ex Mappis' plate of W.H. Ingrams (William Harold Ingrams, 1897-1973, Ed. at Shrewsbury & served with KSLI on Western Front (wounded); colonial administrator whose career was spent mostly in East Africa & Arabia. He was awarded an OBE, 1933, CMG, 1939. He & his wife were jointly awarded the Lawrence of Arabia Memorial Medal of the Royal Central Asian Society, 1939, for their role in bringing peace to the Hadhramaut, & the Founder's Medal of the Royal Geographical Society, 1940, for their exploration of the region. See illustration on our website.   £125
German East Africa. Mohoro. E6. 1:300,000. Fldg. canvas-backed map, 85x71cm, produced by GSGS/Ordnance Survey, based on the German standard map, 1916.  #53994
[HLMainPic] This sheet shows the coastal region to the south of Dar-es-Salam including the Rufiji River & Delta (where naval engagements in 1914-15 occurred & the German light cruiser Konigsberg was finally stranded). As well as names of towns, hill ranges &c., conditions such as 'tree steppe,' open steppe,' &c. are detailed. VG with printed 'Ex Mappis' plate of W.H. Ingrams (William Harold Ingrams, 1897-1973, Ed. at Shrewsbury & served with KSLI on Western Front (wounded); colonial administrator whose career was spent mostly in East Africa & Arabia. He was awarded an OBE, 1933, CMG, 1939. He & his wife were jointly awarded the Lawrence of Arabia Memorial Medal of the Royal Central Asian Society, 1939, for their role in bringing peace to the Hadhramaut, & the Founder's Medal of the Royal Geographical Society, 1940, for their exploration of the region). See illustration on our website.   £125
History of the Corps of Royal Engineers. Vol. VII: Campaigns in Mesopotamia & East Africa, & the Inter-War Period, 1919-38. 1st Ed., xv+351pp., 9 portraits, 3 fldg. maps in end-pocket, 3 in text. VG in dw. Chatham: Inst. of REs. 1952  #54815
[HLMainPic] Detailed history of all aspects of Sapper operations in Mespot., East Africa & inter-war disturbances in Shanghai & Abyssinia, as well as technical developments. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £30
ADLER (Brig. Hon. F.B., MC, VD, ED) et al. The South African Field Artillery in German East Africa & Palestine 1915-1919. 1st Ed., xvi+146pp., portrait frontis., 14 photos., 4 maps. VG in chipped dw. Pretoria: van Schaik for SA National War Museum. 1958  #57620
[HLMainPic] From formation & training in 1915 to East Africa in Jan. 1916, ops. round Kilimanjaro &c., then in Palestine 1917-18 inc. Gaza & capture of Jerusalem. Roll of Hon., awards, officers. "A very professional compilation, presented in a publication of excellent quailty." - Perkins. Orig. cloth, VG in chipped dw with Bde. patch to front, with presentation inscrip. by Maj. A.E. Lorch, one of the compilers, to an old comrade. Rare. See illustration on our website.   £145

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