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Auction 104, Lot 173

"The Historical War Map", Asher & Company

Subject: United States - Southern

Period: 1863 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

23.7 x 24.2 inches
60.2 x 61.5 cm
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A superb and scarce folding pocket map of the region involved in the Civil War. Locates the battle sites through January of 1863. Folds into orange paper covers with "Synopsis of the Rebellion" containing a fascinating contemporary view of the war, 72 pp. including four small battle plans.


Condition: B

Some toning along folds and a bit of light scattered foxing. Small separations at fold intersections. Covers slightly worn with insect damage to cloth spine. Text loose with light scattered foxing.

Estimate: $550 - $600

Sold for: $400

Closed on 9/10/2003