Standford's map of the empires of China and Japan with the adjacent parts of the Russian Empire, India, Burma &c.
$850 / ≈ €850
Still in its original publisher's yellow advertisements at endpapers, folding into original green covers, yellow label.
Published by Edward Stanford, 12, 13 & 14 Long Acre W.C., London. 9th May 1911.
Dimensions when folded 175x115mm. Scale: one inch: 110 miles.
Provenance: With the signature of Alan Sillitoe (1928-2010), who was England’s best writer of proletarian fiction. From an early age, geography and maps were a very important part of his life.
In August 2011, Ramsay Wood met and talked with Alan Sillitoe and wrote: Sillitoe loves maps. He regards them the way some people regard beautiful paintings.
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