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Auction 100, Lot 632

"Maps and Mapmakers of the Civil War", McElfresh, Earl B.

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1999 (published)

Publication: Harry N. Abrams, Inc.


9.8 x 12 inches
24.9 x 30.5 cm
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Written by Earl B. McElfresh with foreword by Stephen W. Sears. A thorough examination of Civil War maps, mapmaking and mapmakers, documenting the techniques and travails of the mapmaker in the field. Lively anecdotes are retold alongside discussion of the practical effect of the cartographer's art on actual military operations. History Book Club edition, 272 pp., notes, bibliography, index, 180 illustrations, 150 in full-color, many never before reproduced. Hardbound with dustjacket.


Condition: A

Dustjacket has short tear at top of spine.

Estimate: $30 - $40

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/12/2002