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[Sebastopol view] Lemercier, Les Forts Du Nord Et Leurs Environs Pour Suivre Le Marche Des Operations Militaires, Dessine D'Apres Le Plans Et Dessins Releves Par Ordres Des Gouvts. Francais Anglaise Et Russie Etc. Paris, 1855. 18¼ x 26. Tinted litho. A few fold breaks, old paper reinforcements, overall VG. $650.00
Separate publication after a drawing by H.J. van der Hout. Birds-eye view with a color key, and many captions, naming the Battle of Inkerman, Nov. 5th, 1854 and identifying the Malakoff Tower, batteries, forts, redoubts and many other details such as MacKenzie's Farm! What is a Scottish name doing on this map? In the 1820s Scottish farmers were invited to introduce modern agricultural techniques, and one of them not only lingered but seemingly prospered, with a large farm and fields bearing his name.
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