BAGHDAD. A 1915 official folding map of the area from World War I

£75.00

BAGHDAD. Turkey in Asia (Rough Provisional Issue, 2nd Edition). Degree sheet No 2.C. Scale 4 Miles to 1 inch. Survey of India [Calcutta] 1915.

The 17½ x 22½ ins map folds down in 16 plates to a size of 8¾ x 4½ ins with original printed card endpapers. The map itself, marked at the top in red For official use only, is on paper and in very clean condition. It is clearly designed for operational use, being very uncluttered and with emphasis on communications with Roads passable for wheeled vehicles marked in red. A very unusual survival.    sep17/2