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Author: Hertslet, Edward, Sir
Title: The Map of Africa by Treaty
Place Published: London
Publisher:Printed for His Majesty’s Stationery Office by Harrison & Sons
Date Published: 1909

3 volumes + portfolio of maps. Text volumes with numerous folding color maps; portfolio with 45 loose folding color maps. (8vo) 24.5x14.5 cm (9¾x5¾"), cloth. Third Edition.

The scramble for Africa was nearly complete as the European powers were settling into their recently acquired colonies, only to have the Great War soon roil their conquests, and spark the beginning of nascent independence movements. Bookplates of Francis M. White, an American diplomat.


Some fading to spines, staining to covers of Vol. III; very good.

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Treaty mapping of colonized Africa 1909

Estimate $300 - $500Oct 19, 2017
San Francisco, CA, USA