Harrison, Richard Edes (mapmaker).
New York. Reynal & Hitchcock. 1940.
Color map on sheet 26 x 32 1/2 inches folding to 6 1/2 x 11 inches, index, two panel Key Map of Europe and descriptive text on verso. Light discoloration to front cover, map in very good condition. A handsome map by cartographer Richard Edes Harrison: "the ranking military critic and the premier cartographer of America have combined their exceptional knowledge and talents in the producation of this new and unique strategy map of Europe as it is viewed by the general staffs of the nations at war. The many original features never before incorporated in any map make it indispensable for following military developments with a clear understanding of their significance." Topography is indicated by color; the legend is divided into Culture (cities of different populations, transportation, rivers, oil fields etc) and Defenses (Naval Bases, Air Bases, Fortifications etc.). Item #55140