Map. Lithograph. 16.75 x 16.75 inches. In very good condition. Some wear along original fold lines. Some light staining at top right. Printed circa 1915. A Turkish (Ottoman) map of the North Sea that illustrates the Battle of Dogger Bank, a significant early battle between the British and German navies. After a difficult defeat the month prior, British spies intercepted and decoded German wireless transmissions leading to an important victory.
Abbeville: Nicolas Sanson, 1654. Map. Engraving with original outline hand coloring. Image measures 16" x 21.25", sheet measures 17" x 23.25". Shows light foxing, and some wear at edges. In an instance of early censorship, this map shows some image loss at the cartouche where the breasts of women flanking the title have been removed, leaving two small holes in the sheet. Detailed map of Arabia, the Ottoman empire and middle east. Inset in the lower left shows Algeria and...
Garden City: Doubleday, 1963. Maps and charts. x + 421 pages, 8vo, green cloth, dust wrapper. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1963. A very good copy in a very good dust wrapper. this volume covers the period from 1905 to 1922 when the four ruling houses (Hapsburg, Ottoman, Hohenzollern, and Romanov) crumbled and fell, destroying old alliances and old boundaries.