War Office: Belgium: Ostend I (1911)

£13.50

Ordnance Survey. Paperback. Folding cloth-backed 1:100,000 British Army map, ca. 19×31 inches unfolded. Geographical Section, General Staff No. 2364. Covers the coast Bray Dunes to Ostend/Oostende, then south via Ypres to Armentières, and west to Hazebrouck. Google John Cruickshank, “Small scale maps of the Western front” for an excellent overview of British Army/Ordnance Survey mapping during the First World War. Condition: Used – Very Good. Several spots, one marginal stain/hole and light discolouration of covers. Map generally in very good condition apart from above marginal stain/hole. ISBN: none. Box MC13

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From the library of the archaeologist Arthur ApSimon (1927-2019). Reminiscences and obituaries in Salon (Society of Antiquaries), Mike Pitts’ Digging Deeper, Proceedings of the University of Bristol Spelæological Society, Cornish Archaeology (paywall). Recollections of the man himself, as told to son Trevor, here (access).

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A watercolour of Stonehenge by the young Arthur ApSimon.