Le Theatre De La Guerre D'Orient
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An uncommon pictorial map illustrating the Siege of Adrianople in the First Balkan War. It was here that the Bulgarian and Serb forces surrounded the Ottoman stronghold of Adrianople (Edirne in modern-day Turkey) in November 1912. Its fall in March 1913 saw victory for the Balkan League and the further diminishment of Ottoman. There followed the Second Balkan War and World War I. By 1918, the Ottoman Empire had collapsed and most of European Turkey had been ceded to other countries.
region: Maps of Central Europe
mapmakers: L. Trinquier L'Illustration
place and date of publication: Paris 1912
medium and colour: lithograph, Original colourref: 39859
size in mm: 370 by 515mm (14.5 by 20.25 inches).
Price: £ 240
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