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Selected Maps

Cartographer: Jean Baptiste Tavernier
Title: : Die Festung Candahar in Persien
Date: 1723      Size: 13 x 9 inches
Published: Paris
Description: Early bird's eye view of Kandahār. View derived from Jean-Baptiste Tavernier's voyages (1638 - 63). Uncoloured.
Map Ref: IC2610
Cartographer: John Tallis
Title: : Cabool, The Punjab and Beloochistan
Date: 1851      Size: 14 x 11 inches
Published: London
Description: Decorative map encompassing Afghanistan, Pakistan and part of Punjab. With a vignette of Lahore. Original colour.
Map Ref: IC2503
Cartographer: James Wyld
Title: : Wyld's Military Staff Map of Central Asia and Afghanistan
Date: c. 1870      Size: 60 x 48 inches
Published: London
Description: Military Staff map of Central Asia and Afghanistan. Folding map on linen. Original colour. Slip case included. [Folded]
Map Ref: IC2093
Cartographer: Justus Perthes
Title: : Afghanistan, Belutschistan, und Angrenzende Gebiete
Date: 1878      Size: 10 x 8 inches
Published: Gotha
Description: Political map of Afghanistan, Baluchistan, India, Russia, and China during the Great Game, a period of heightened tensions between Britain and Russia over control of Central Asia. Printed colour.
Map Ref: IC2771
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : Sketch Map of a Portion of the March of the Tal-Chotiali Field-Force from Kandahar to India
Date: 1879      Size: 28 x 12 inches
Published: London
Description: Kandahar to India. Shows the route of the Tal-Chotiali Field Force. Map by Lieut. Temple. Original printed colour.
Map Ref: IC1621
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : The Sulimani Mountains on the Afghan Frontier of British India
Date: 1879      Size: 17 x 21 inches
Published: London
Description: Uncommon map of the Sulaiman Mountains in Afghanistan and Pakistan. published during the Second Afghan War (1878-1880) and ‘The Great Game’, a fight for political and territorial control between the British and Russian Empires over Afghanistan and the surrounding Central Asian countries.
Map Ref: IC1759
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : Map of The Country Between Sind and Candahar
Date: 1880      Size: 15 x 13 inches
Published: London
Description: Sind and Afghanistan. Shows the course of a proposed railway from the Indus River to Kandahar. Printed colour.
Map Ref: IC1854
Cartographer: Edward Stanford
Title: : Large scale Map of Afghanistan showing the present British Frontiers
Date: 1880      Size: 36 x 30 inches
Published: London
Description: Separately issued folding map of Afghanistan and the Northwest Frontier showing the newly negotiated border after the Treaty of Gandamark. Original hand colour. Folded.
Map Ref: IC2761
Cartographer: Letts & Son
Title: : Statistical & General Map of India
Date: 1883      Size: 14 x 17 inches
Published: London
Description: Afghanistan, Beluchistan and Punjab, showing topographical information and railways. Printed colour.
Map Ref: IC2497
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : The Pamir
Date: 1884      Size: 18 x 11 inches
Published: London
Description: The Pamir. Illustrates the Russian Explorations in 1883. From a map by M. Bolsheff. Original colour.
Map Ref: IC1002
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : The Heri-Rud & Murghab Rivers
Date: 1885      Size: 11 x 21 inches
Published: London
Description: Hari-Rud and Murghab Rivers. Surveys of the Afghan Boundary Commission. Includes parts ofTurkmenistan and Afghanistan. Original colour.
Map Ref: IC1331
Cartographer: G.& J. Bartholomew
Title: : Central Asia and Afghanistan
Date: 1885      Size: 23 x 33 inches
Published: Edinburgh
Description: Two large detailed maps on one sheet showing Central Asia and Afghanistan, and commercial routes between Britain and India. Printed colour.
Map Ref: IC1964
Cartographer: R.G.S.
Title: : Map of the South Eastern Part of Afghanistan illustrating Lieut. Broadfoot's Journey from Ghanzi to Dera Ismail Khan.
Date: 1885      Size: 17 x 16 inches
Published: London
Description: Detailed map of southeastern Afghanistan and Pakistan, illustrating the journey of Lieutenant James Sutherland Broadfoot (died 1840) from Ghanzi to Dera Ismail Khan on the River Indus. Printed colour.
Map Ref: IC2073
Cartographer: W. & A.K. Johnston
Title: : Special Map to Elucidate the Russo-Afghan Boundary Question
Date: c. 1885      Size: 28 x 18 inches
Published: London
Description: Rare, separately issued folding map centered on Afghanistan but also encompassing Norther India, Turkestan and Persia. Printed colour. SL
Map Ref: IC2549
Cartographer: Arbuckle Bros
Title: : [Afghanistan]
Date: 1889      Size: 5 x 3 inches
Published: New York
Description: Miniature map of Afghanistan beside a view of a group of riders passing through the infamous Khyber Pass. Printed colour.
Map Ref: IC2652
Cartographer: Afghan Tourist Org.
Title: : City of Kabul
Date: c. 1950      Size: 18 x 15 inches
Published: Kabul
Description: Interesting piece of geographical ephemera. A tourist guide to the city of Kabul, Afghanistan, advertising sites of interest and government buildings.
Map Ref: IC2534