A very rare, large format map of the traditional region Thrace especially commissioned by the British Foreign Office from the leading mapmaker Edward Stanford Ltd. to depict the theatre of the ongoing First Balkan War, a conflict between the Ottoman Empire and the ‘Balkan League’; showcasing a vast wealth of topographical and military information; the present example importantly featuring extensive…
Landinge en inhalinge van de Pretendent tot Peterhead..., De vugt van de Pretendent gaande tot Montros..., De Rievier de Swynsond in Noorweegen..., Het Kraambed van de Kyserin die op den 13. April 1716..., Zee battaille tussen de Deense en de Sweedse schepen, by de rivier de Swynsond...
Edward Stanford, 1919. Very rare – the most sophisticated cartographic analysis of the ‘Thrace Question’, concerning the geographic partitioning of the region which was one of the great bones of contention between Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey in the wake of World War I; an atlas of 19 full page colour plates of historical and ethnographic maps collected from the most authoritative…
[New Political Map of Greece under D. Dimitrakos] [Neos politikos khartis tes Ellados ipo D. Dimitraki] Colour lithograph, 100 x 70 cm (39.4 x 27.6 inches) (soft folds, tiny tears in margins, otherwise in a good condition).
A rare master plan of Piraeus, the port of Athens, made during the Roaring ‘20s when the city was undergoing a dramatic transformation towards becoming one of the world’s great commercial and a passenger ports, detailing every block, major building and site, as well as outlining the new neighbourhoods that were in the process of being developed north of the…
A highly decorative pictorial map of Rhodes, representing the newly built Fascist urban structures, was printed by the Italian State Tourist Department. Colour lithography, 69 x 49 cm (27.1 x 19.3 inches) verso black and white illustrations and text (soft folds, overall in a good condition).
A rare pioneering Ottoman work on the history of Rhodes before the Muslim Ottoman rule. Printed in Rhodes. 8°, 160 pp. with black and white illustrations,  full page black and white map, later black cloth binding with debossed ornaments and gilt lettering (tiny tears in margins, softs fold, map with small loss of paper in the margins,…
Map of the Ottoman Empire with the Arabian Peninsula in the middle. Marked are the most important cities and the Hejaz Railway. Colour lithography, 26 x 38 cm (10.2 x 14.9 inches), (soft fold in the middle slightly stained with tiny repaired holes and tears).
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