Auction 104, Lot 731

"[Lot of 2] Atlas of the American Revolution [together with] Mapping the American Revolutionary War", Various

Subject: Cartographic Reference

Period: 1975-78 (published)



See Description

Atlas of the American Revolution, edited by Kenneth Nebenzahl with text by Don Higginbotham. This well written reference tells the story of the American battle for independence with the help of numerous important maps. Lavishly illustrated with historic images, 54 maps in full-color and endpaper maps. 216 pages. Second printing, Rand McNally, 1975 (11.5 x 15"). Hardbound in blue buckram with dust jacket in protective sleeve. Mapping the American Revolutionary War, by J.B. Harley, Barbara B. Petchenik, and Lawrence W. Towner. This is the first study of changing cartographic approaches to a single series of military events. Harley draws on 18th century published manuals and atlases to investigate the contemporary mapping of the Revolution. Other chapters examine the 19th and 20th century cartographic record of the war. It also describes the work of three major 19th century historians and their roles in perpetuating or modifying the traditional cartographic representation of Revolutionary battles. Illustrations in b/w, 187 pp. First edition, University of Chicago Press, 1978 (9 x 11"). Hard bound in gray cloth with dust jacket in protective sleeve.


Condition: B

First with mildew on covers, contents fine. Second very good.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 9/10/2003