Book Description

Stanford’s Map of the Siberian Railway: The Great Land Route to China and Korea, published by Stanford, London December 1st 1903. On folding linen in 32 sections, size 116 by 76 cm. Scale 100 miles to the inch. Scales in kilometres and Russian versts are also included. Colour. Heights are shown by hachuring or shading. The map covers an area from eastern Russia to Korea and part of Japan in the east and lands north of a line from the Caspian Sea and Herat across to Shantung. It appears to be the first edition of the Stanford map of the Trans-Siberian railway: the first trains ran from Moscow in the summer of 1903 but the line to Vladivostok wasn't completed until the following year. A detailed map in VG condition. Folds into original stiff boards with the Stanford label to the front.Some rubbing to spine.
Author Stanford
Date 1903
Binding Folds into stiff boards
Publisher Stanford
Condition VG

Price: £595.00

Offered by Arthur Hook

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