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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: 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: Sulimani Mountains on the Afghan Frontier. Based on Major Wilson's map.
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: R.G.S.
Title: : Map of Kafiristan
Date: 1881      Size: 12 x 9 inches
Published: London
Description: Kafiristan, a historical region that runs into the mountains north-east of Kabul. Printed colour.
Map Ref: IC2426
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
Date: 1885      Size: 17 x 16 inches
Published: London
Description: South Eastern part of Afghanistan. Illustrates Lieut. Broadfoot's Journey. Original 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