Germany - Franco-Prussian War 1870-1871 Paris - Staff / Front cards - 1874

Germany - Franco-Prussian War 1870-1871 Paris - Staff / Front cards - 1874
Original - Paper on Linen - Excellent condition

11 Maps of only fronts in and around Paris including:
the 4 maps that make up the Parisian agglomeration
approx. 115 x 120 The original editions no replicas)

Wanted Staff / Front maps about 1870-'71, the war prior to WWI, with predominantly large-format maps and originally mounted on linen.

Kriegsgeschichtliche Abtheilung des Großen Generalstabes (Red) - Der deutsch-französische Krieg 1870-71 - Berlin, E.S. Mittler & Sohn, 1874/1881 - 16 Front and outline cards, in original edition.
Contemporary detailed maps of the battle and front situations during the two year war between France and Germany, which was partly the reason for WW I.
The maps are exclusively of the fronts and army manoeuvres
to, in and around Paris
Various dimensions from very large to small. Some maps together form a whole, three maps are not mounted on linen.

* 1 a-b
Paris mit umgebung 2 x 1/2 approx. 82 x 115 cm.
*2 a-b-c-d
Paris mit befestigungen 4x1/4 approx. 115 x 120 cm.
D.Armee Paris Jan. 1871 approx. 75 x 85 cm.
Overview army movements of 15. Nov.-5 Dec. S.W. from Paris.
Approximately 68 x 91 cm
Overview army movements of the IIIrd and Meuse division towards Paris
Sept. 70 - ca. 65 86 cm.
Treaty agreements on the Neutral Zone and Occupation of Paris approx. 30 x 40 cm.
*Battle of Mont Valerre ( Versailles - Bois de Boulogne. approx. 75 x 75 cm.

Condition: The quality of the maps is generally good (some very good), the three of single paper sometimes have faults on the folding.
These maps were used at the KMA and or from the former Legermuseum Delft. Please study the photos for a good impression.

The maps became available due to the merger of the libraries of Dutch military museums and institutions.

Lot details
Staff / Front cards
Country of Origin
Army Unit
Franco-Prussian War 1870-1871 Paris
Year of Manufacture
Paper on Linen
Excellent condition
Original/ Replica
Comes with certificate of authenticity
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