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London Atlas Map of West Africa [Title on the Cover]. West Africa Showing the British Possessions [Title on the Map].


Lithographed map with original hand colour, dissected into 18 sections and mounted upon original linen, folding into original dark green cloth covers with publisher’s pastedown label, publisher’s advertisements as front endpaper (Wrappers slightly pale with worm holes on the spine, internally clean), 51 x 70 cm (20 x 27.6 inches).

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A detailed map of West Africa by Edward Stanford, one of the world leading commercial cartographic enterprises. Marked are the British, French, German, Portuguese and Spanish possessions, submarine telegraph cables, constructed and planned railroads etc.

Especially intriguing are detailed routes through the Sahara desert with camel trails, wadis, settlements, ruins and marked areas without water.

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