Auction 103, Lot 681

"[Lot of 2] Mapping the Civil War [and ] Maps and Mapmakers of the Civil War", Various

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1992-99 (published)



See Description

Mapping the Civil War by Christopher Nelson, with captions by Brian Pohanka and foreword by Richard Stephenson, Starwood Publishing, 1992 (8 x 11"). Interesting book featuring rare maps from the Library of Congress. These collected maps, some never published and many in manuscript form, show us a new face of this historic war. 176 pp. Hardbound in blue cloth with illustrated dust jacket. Maps and Mapmakers of the Civil War by Earl B. McElfresh, with forward by Stephen W. Sears (10 x 12"). 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, 1999. 272 pp., notes, bibliography, index, 180 illustrations, 150 in full-color, many never before reproduced. Hardbound with dust jacket.


Condition: A+

First near new. Second new in shrink-wrap.

Estimate: $75 - $100


Closed on 6/11/2003