Four Old India Road maps ca. 1930 -1950, Environs of Hyderbad, Bombay, Roads of all India. M. Giles.
Four Old India Road maps ca. 1930 -1950, Environs of Hyderbad, Bombay, Roads of all India
Four Old India Road maps ca. 1930 -1950, Environs of Hyderbad, Bombay, Roads of all India
Four Old India Road maps ca. 1930 -1950, Environs of Hyderbad, Bombay, Roads of all India

Four Old India Road maps ca. 1930 -1950, Environs of Hyderbad, Bombay, Roads of all India

Bombay: M. Giles, 1930. First Edition. Paperback. Here are 4 folding maps of India mainly designed to show roads. One is titled "Road Map of Hyderbad" and it is linen backed and folds into hard covers. There is no date, but estimate 1950, but may be older. It measures ca. 28" x 33" It is signed by chief engineer of Hyderbad Public works dept. The second map is also linen backed and dated 1929. It is titled "Bombay and Hyderbad" and is quite detailed. It measures ca. 18" x 23" and was published by the British Surveyor General of India. Both of these linen backed maps are heavily soiled and moderately worn. The third map is paper and titled "Map Showing Routes within a Days run of Bombay" and is ca. 20" x 24" it has some small holes from insects and some tears along folds but not bad ones. It states " prepared and lithographed for Mr. M. J. Giles by Hate & Co. Bombay". The Fourth map is also paper and has many tears along folds, some of which have be repaired using document repair tape to hold it together. This one measures ca. 24" x 30" and is titled "Motorists Road Map of India" and the same publisher is listed as on the previous map. As Present day Pakistan is not identified on this map it seems likely it is from the 1930's but could be a bit older. Together 4 folding maps mainly from late in the British Raj period or soon after. All in fair condition. Note: due to small size and weight, shipping outside the USA may be less expensive than an average book. Fair. Item #3336

Price: $122.00

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