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WW1 Maps (Including Trench Maps) WW1 Maps (Including Trench Maps)   43 Books
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Trench Map: Parts of 62bNE [and] 62bSW. 1:20,000. Fldg. paper map, 47x29 cm approx., showing detailed Hindenberg Line positions (including named trenches) east & west of the St. Quentin Canal, including tunnel exits &c., from Riqueval Bridge south to Bellenglise then eastwards to Le Haucourt & Tronquoy. Produced by Field Survey Bn. RE dated 25/9/18, i.e. two days before the epic storming of these positions by the 46th (North Midland) Division. VG eith unused Message Form to reverse. See illustration on our website.  #61710
[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." VG. See illustration on our website.  #61400
[HLMainPic]   £75
KUKUS. [Salonka]. 1:50,000. British print, 20th Sept. 1916 of 2nd edition (August 1916), of French map of part of the Salokika Front from Olasli south to Sarigol & Slatina, 45x58cm approx. Rather serviceworn. See illustration on our website.  #59944
[HLMainPic]   £25
Sheets 27, 28, 36 & 36A, 1:40,000.  #62002
[HLMainPic] The four sheets neatly pasted together to form one large map, total size 165x116 cm approx., showing the Front Line from Passchendaele, south-west to Ypres, Kemmel, Bailleul & Merville, then south-east from St. Floris to Festubert: this line marked in blue ink, together with stages of the advance in September 1918: i.e. the line from Festubert north to Laventie, Nieppe & Wulverghem marked in orange ink dated 3-9-18; the line a mile or so to the east of this, before Armentieres, marked in green ink dated 6-9-18 & a further line, from Festubert north-east beyond Armentieres to Warneton & Gheluvelt & on to Passchedaele (now in British hands) marked in red ink. The outer cover is labelled in black ink "Sheets 27-28-36 & 36A Combined" & adjacently in blue pencil signed by the owner "Ralph Glyn Major GSO2 XVC." Note: Major Sir Ralph George Campbell Glyn was commissioned in the Rifle Brigade in 1905; resigned 1910; re-employed 1914 & served throughout the war in various Staff appointments. Awarded MC & several foreign decorations. In 1918, at the time he was in possession of this map, he was GSO2 XV Corps (de Lisle). The Corps captured Ploegsteert & Hill 63 on 4th Sept. & participated in the Final Advance in Flanders & "in 86 days had fought its way forward 50 miles across Flanders" (Becke, Orbat, Part 4). After the war Glyn was a long serving Conservative MP &, among other senior appointments, PPS to Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald from 1931-35. Interesting map. See illustrations on our website.   £95
France. Sheet 36B Edition 6. 1:40,000. Linen-backed fldg. British Army GSGS road map dated 1917. St. Pol. eastwards to Bully-Grenay & north to Bethune &c. VG. See illustration on our website.  #61454
[HLMainPic]   £20
France Sheet 57cSW Ed. 4A 1:20,000. German trech systems around Le Sars, Butte de Warlencourt, Martinpuich & some of their reserve lines at Le Transloy &c. Trenches corrected to 7/10/1916. VG See illustrations on our website.  #59109
[HLMainPic]   £90
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
France. Sheet 57C Ed. 2 1:40,000. Linen-backed fldg. British Army GSGS road map dated 1917. Part of Somme front inc. Montauban, Flers, Bapaume, Gouzeaucourt &c. VG. See illustration on our website.  #61453
[HLMainPic]   £20
Belgium. Brussels - Sheet 6. Scale 1:100,000. (GSGS No. 2364).  #61736
[HLMainPic] Linen backed coloured map, 86x72cm approx., paper label to front. One of the maps drawn & printed at the War Office in 1912 in anticipation of operations in France/Flanders, which were issued to regimental & higher commanders in 1914. This sheet showing Belgium inc. Brussels & south to Nivelles &c. Nice crisp copy, VG. See illustration on our website.   £25
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

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