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The British Possessions in West Africa


Stanford’s map of West Africa.


Lithographed map with original hand colour, dissected into 21 sections and mounted upon original linen, folding into original red cloth covers with publisher’s pastedown label, publisher’s advertisements as front endpaper (Good, clean example), 52 x 77 cm (20.5 x 30.3 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, routes of various explorers 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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