STANFORD, Edward. Stanford's Map of the Seat of War in Afghanistan. London, Edward Stanford, September, 1880.
Folding lithographic map, hand-coloured in outline, with an inset map of 'The Country around Kandahar', dissected and laid down onto linen, overall dimensions of sheet 45 x 60cm, folding into original purple cloth covers, upper cover with applied lithographic title-label on yellow paper, inside upper cover and facing panel on verso of map with applied advertisements for Stanford's maps and atlases, printed on yellow paper; covers slightly marked and rubbed, spine faded and chipped at extremities, map itself very good.
Published at the end of the Second Afghan War, this beautiful map is rather uncommon.