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.
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New York: Harper's Weekly, 1877. Woodcut. Two page centerfold, separate sheets. Each page measures 11 1/4" x 16". Image measures 13 1/2" x 20 1/2" From the June 16, 1877 edition of Harper's Magazine, page 464-465. The illustration refers to the Russo-Turko War, featuring two armies flanking the banks of the Danube River, between Romania and what was the Ottoman Empire at the time. A skeletal personification of death hovers over the river, described as red in the title -.....
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.