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Rif War Map of Morocco

SKU: 9603
£375.00

Title:
Rif War Map of Morocco

Date of publication:
c.1921

Place of publication:
Madrid

Publisher(s):

  • Artes Graficas Mateu
  • Colour:
    original

    Mapmaker(s):

  • José Maria Gamoneda García del Valle
  • The Empire of Morocco, since 1912, had been divided between the Spanish and French. Our map dates to the period of the Rif War, 1921-26, in which allied Franco-Spanish forces suppressed the Berber tribes of the Rif region in a brutal and drawn out campaign. 

    Condition & Materials 

    Folding map, 75 x 112 cm, printed in colours, 5 inset maps including environs of Ceuta and a sketch map of Morocco and the Iberian peninsula for location and scale, dissected into 40 panels and laid on linen, folding into blue cloth covers, minor wear; one annotation (calculation) next to scale.

    References 

    We have located 2 institutional copies of a smaller version (57 x 81 cm): OCLC 1026093143/914939664. The University of Wisconsin has an example with approximately these dimensions (74 x 110 cm): OCLC: 503078140.