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1 Deutsch Sudwest Afrika / Vorlaufige Ausgabe / Blatt12. /Grootfontein
Berlin Abteilung Der Landesaufnahme 1910 Very Good Map 23.5 In Wide By 29 in. Tall 
-Antique map, dated 1910, showing 1 section of a 9-section series of folding topographical maps for German Southwest Africa (later transferred to Britain and now an independent state known as Namibia). Very good condition overall. Place names and map key in German. Consists of 15 separate panels, each 4.75 by 9.5 inches, glued to heavy linen (or possibly canvas?), meant for folding and easy transport. A couple of panels have loose corners, and there are a few loose threads. Most remain firmly attached. Rear side of one panel is age-darkened (likely the panel that was most exposed to light.) This panel also has a handwritten label glued to the linen, plus an oval seal, similar to a postmark. Scale 1:400,000. Shows the town of Grootfontein, and nearby farming estates. Areas shown include Kalk Plateau, Owangowa Veld, and Hoch Plateau, all parts of a larger area labeled Omahe. Political subdivisions that are labeled include Bexirksamt Grootfontein; Districksamt Gobabis and Bexirksamt Waterberg (with a question mark.). Mostly black and white but with pastel shading of brown and blue to indicate rivers, lakes and hills. A label on left edge reads, in English, "South West African Company." A word and 2 arrows are lightly pencilled in script on left edge; no other markings. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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2 Karte Der Gebiete Am sudlichenTanganjika Und Rukwa-See
1904 Map Very Good Map 39.5 In Wide By 26.5 In Tall Sprigade, Paul, Cartographer 
An antique German colonial topographical folding map, divided into 24 panels mounted on dark gray linen (or canvas) with cartography by Paul Sprigade, dated 1904. Geographical names and publication data in German. Very good condition, no tears. Shows the region east of Lake Tanganyika, including Lake Rukwa. The mapped area stretches from longitude 30 to 34 degrees and latitude from 6 to 8 degrees 30 minute. Scale is 1:500,000. Tribal areas shown include Ukonongo, Itamba, Uwende, Wungu, Ugala, Ufipa, West Rungwa, Mpimbue. Title box in lower left corner gives this additional information in German: "Hauptsaichlich nach den Aufnahmen des Hauptmann v. Prittwitz u. Gaffron und mit Benutzung unveroffenlichter Aufnahmen von Bezirksamim v. Elpons, Oberleufn H. Fonck, OPberleufn. Glauning, Bontaniker Goetze, D'Kandf, Oberleufn v. Marwitz, Major v. Natzmer, Haupfm. Ramsay. Bezirksamfm, Zache, sowie aller anderen veroffentlichten Materialien bearbeitef von P. Sprigade, gezeichnet von H. Nobiling." 
Price: 40.00 USD
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3 Karte Heilligenstadt Eichsfeld
1911 Folding Map Map 15 in Tall By 17 in. Wide 
Folded antique topographical map of Heiligenstadt and many smaller cities and towns in Eichsfeld district of Germany. Labeled "385. Heiligenstadt." Cities included on the eastern end of the map are Dingelstadt. Kullstedt, Beuren, Leinefeld and Hundeshagen. On the northern side, Nesselroden and Wollmarshausen; on western side, Witzenhausen and Mollenfelde; on southern side, Allendorf and Wiesenfeld.Moutains and rivers are shown in grayish-green pastels. Scale 1 to 100,000. Stamped at bottom edge "Carl Victor Cassel." Moderate toning of margins. No tears 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Karte Von Deutsch Ostafrika -- C4. Turu
Berlin Dietrich Reimer Very Good 30 In Wide By 24.5 In Tall. 
An antique German folding map showing a section of German East Africa. Eighteen panels mounted on dark grey linen or canvas. Printed in pastels, mostly tan and blue. Very good condition, no rips. Encompasses an area between 34 and 36 degrees longitude, and 4 to 5 degrees, 30 minutes latitude. areas shown include Iramba and Lake Eyasi in the north, Turu in the mid-section and Ussure andUssandaui in the south. Constructed by Dr. R. Kiepert in association with M. Moisel and P. Sprigade. Scale 1:300,000. Postmark like stamping on reverse side has an ink notation of "3281 XVIII" and a handwritten label. Map not dated but probably circa 1910. Photos available upon request. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Karte Von Deutsch Ostafrika -- E.5 Kissaki
Berlin Reimer & Vohsen 1902 Paper Mounted on Linen Very Good Map 31 in Wide By 24 in High 
A German colonial folding map, using cartography of M. Moisel, showing the Kissaki region of the German East Africa colony (today a portion of Tanzania).. Mostly beige pastels showing mountain ranges and other topographical features. Well preserved, no tears or stains. The 21-panel map, mounted on dark grey linen, folds to hip-pocket size. Area shown has coordinates of 36 to 38 degrees longitude and 7 to 8 degrees, 30 miniutes latitude. 1:3000,000 scale. Place names and tribal names shown include Mahenge,Wahehe, Wassagar, Wapogoro, Ngange, Magali. Labels and key in German. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Karte Von Deutsche-Ostafrika -- A-3 Viktoria-See
Berlin Dietrick Reimer (Ernst Vohsen) 1915 Map Very Good + Map 
Title: Karte von Deutsch-Ostafrika - A-3 Victoria-See. Price $25. Horizontal format, approx. 3 1 in wide by 24 in high, divided into 15 separate vertical panels, each 4.5 by 8.5 in.m mounted on gray heavy linen (or canvas) for easy folding and transport. Primarily a multi-colored topographical map, dated 1915, showing eastern and southern shorelines of Lake Victoria (Viktoria-See) in the former German East Africa colony. Very good condition. Subtitled along top border: "bearbeited von P. Sprigade and M. Moisel." Place names and margin notes in German. Publisher: Dietrich Reimer (Ernst Vohnsen) in Berlin. Bottom margin note: "Neubearbeitung, abgeschlossen 1 July 1915. Construiert v. gezeichnet v. R. Fischer. Scale: 1:300,000. Coordinates: Lat. 1-2 degrees 30 minutes; Long. 32 to 34 degrees. On back side is a hand-printed label and a round unclear postmark-like stamping, with ink numbers "3281 (or A) IV." Among place names on the map are Bezirk, Nabujongo Is., Ukiroba, Mjita, Butimba, Speke-Glof, Massa, Ukerewe, Schisu Is, Wassimriti. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Karte Von Togo -- B.1. Jendi
Berlin Dietrich Reimer 1907 Map Good Map 25. In Tall By 28.5 In Wide 
A German colonial folding map consisting of 18 separate panels of paper mounted on tan linen backing, printed in beige tones. Good condition, but somewhat fragile, with some tears between panels. Scale 1:200,000. Encompasses portion of former German colony of Togolan, roughly from latitude 9 degrees to 10 degrees and longitude 0 to 0 degrees 40'. Shows topographical features, plus towns, rail stations and dams. Place names in German and tribal languages. Regions shown, besides Jendi, include Konkomba, Dago, Nanumba, Gondjanta, Tschokossi, Bapure. Several rubber stampings on linen backside of map, reading "Kolonial -Wirtschaftliches Komittee." Pastedown label. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Karte Vorlaufige Ausgabe -- Blatt 20 -- Maltahohe-Rehoboth
Berlin Abteilung Der Landesaufnahme 1910 Paper on Heavy Linen Very Good Map 23.5 In Wide By 28.5 In High 
A German colonial era folding map showing a district in German Southwest Africa (contemporary Namibia.) Pastel paper, divided into 15 panels and mounted on cream-colored linen. Very clean, no tears. Shows some roads and topographical features, Scale of 1:400,000. Rehoboth, formerly a bantustan before independence. Maltahohe is in south-central Namibia. Other features shown incolude Uribuib-Gebirge and Haros-gebirge. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Harvey, Miles The Island of Lost Maps: A True Story of Cartographic Crime
NY Random House 2000 0965004057 4th Printing Trade Paperback Near Fine 12ni -- 7.25 in. 
405 pp. Nearly new, no markings or creasing. A compelling exploration of the weird world of maps and their black market through a recounting of noted map thief Gilbert Bland. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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