Book Description

Wyld's Military Staff Map of Central Asia & Afghanistan, published by Wyld, London circa 1880. On folding linen in 32 sections, size 120 by 94 cm. Scale 35 miles to the inch. Some hand-colouring, and with a color-coded key to the frontier of the Empire of India, the boundaries of Afghanistan, Baluchistan, Persia and the Khanates of Bokhara, Kiva and Afghanistan, and also to the Empires of China and Russia. The map covers an area from the Caspian Sea across to the Issk Kul Lake in the north and from Mount Niriz or Neyriz in Iran to Delhi in the south. Heights are shown by hachuring. Folds into original cloth covered boards with the Wyld label to the front. New cloth spine. VG condition.
Author Wyld
Date 1880
Binding Folds into original stiff boards
Publisher Wyld
Illustrator Wyld
Condition VG

Price: £750.00

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