Map on cloth of part of Afghanistan c.1878

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Photozincographed map on cloth of a portion of Afghanistan: 'Afghan'... Enlarged at the Survey Office in Dehra Dun October 1878. Sheet size: 33 7/8 x 22 5/8 inches; 860 x 580mm, with some routes, borders,  rivers, marshes and lakes colored by hand. Condition: one small hole, old folds, some light soiling, otherwise excellent [see images].  The lefthand sheet: rare on cloth, includes Kandahar and areas of ‘Beluchistan’ and ‘Persia’.  The righthand sheet (‘istan', not present here, includes the information that it was by [or overseen by] Col. J. T. Walker, Surveyor General of India). Apparently, they are both based on J. T. Walker s map of Turkestan.

  • Sold By: Shadowrock Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Adam Langlands
  • Country: United States
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