Stanford's Map of the Seat of War in Afghanistan
Stanford's Map of the Seat of War in Afghanistan
Stanford's Map of the Seat of War in Afghanistan

STANFORD, Edward. Stanford's Map of the Seat of War in Afghanistan.

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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.

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