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3245T Marlborough
May 8, 2019 12:00PM - May 16, 2019 12:00PMCalender

Middle East and Far East, a Group of 20th Century Maps.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3245T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 08, 2019 12:00PM


Middle East and Far East, a Group of 20th Century Maps. Including: Map of Cairo Showing Mohammedan Monuments, three copies of this two-sheet map: one in English, one in Arabic, and another copy in English mounted on linen, folded, in boards, all published by the Survey of Egypt, 1950; Index to Mohammedan Monuments in Cairo, Survey of Egypt, 1951 (two copies); Yemen Arab Republic, in two sheets, drawn on the basis of the military section produced in 1962, text in Arabic with transcriptions in the Roman alphabet; an Army Map Service map, Alexandria, Egyptian Region, United Arab Republic, in four sheets, c. 1963; four first edition Army Map Service maps from 1945: Central China, Japan, The South China Sea, [and] Philippine Islands, each marked, "For use by War and Navy Department Agencies only. Not for sale or distribution"; Communication Map of United Arab Republic, Cairo Drafting Office, 1964 (badly torn); and a poster advertising the Fifth Alexandria Biennale, held between December 12, 1963 and March 31, 1964; all maps and the poster are printed in colors, and all are large-format, sizes vary, but most are approximately 40 x 30 in.
Estimate $400-600

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Alexandria Biennale, Japan, China