Colour-lithographic Map

BASRAH. Colour-lithographic Map.

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BASRAH. Colour-lithographic Map. No place or printer, c. 1925.

Linen-backed and folding, measuring 47 by 61 cm; explanation in French and Eglish pasted onto verso; very well preserved.
This rare map has the Imperial Airways route to Basrah drawn and lettered by hand in lilac ink. In 1927 Imperial Airways took over the RAF Baghdad - Cairo service and extended it to Basra.