New York: Funk & Wagnalls Co., 1918 (1919?). Possibly second printing. Maps. Unusually with two maps and an index pamphlet charting the progress of W.W.I including boundaries for countries in the treaty at the conclusion of the war. In all 3 pieces inside a printed sleeve.
"The Literary Digest Liberty Map of the Western Front of the Great World War: Showing the battle-Line of Liberty as it stood August 5th 1918". The map represents the Western Front in 1918 with the opposing troop positions indicated. Lower right hand corner has an inset map of the Complete War: The Western, Russian and Balkan Fronts, including Palestine and Mesopotamian Campaigns. In the upper right corner, an inset of occupied Belgium and Western Germany with iron and coal production figures for 1913-1918. Large folded color cloth edition map (42 " x 51 1/2").
"The Rand McNally New Europe", very interesting map of the whole of Europe with a printed Explanatory Key showing old Boundaries (in red)1914 & new boundaries "shown in tints" but dotted lines. There are 33 numbered entries with 4. Eupen and 5. Malmedy "To be decided by the League of Nations". The index also lists #"32. Armenia independence proclaimed August 1918 and #33. Bessarabia, to Roumania". Another key lists a " Summary of Treaty Terms given Austria." The Treaty of Saint-Germain, was signed on September 10th 1919 and came into force July 16th 1920. Paper map, printed in color, 25 3/4 x 19".
Printed pamphlet "Index for The Literary Digest Liberty Map of the Western Front of the Great World War." 8vo, (ii), 32pp, printed wrappers.
The printed sleeve has an added pastedown "at "The Frontier of Freedom". The presence of the second map along with the pastedown correction on the sleeve leads us to believe that this is a 1919 second edition. Very good condition. Item #26944