Auction 108, Lot 176

"Map of the Military Department of New Mexico", U.S. War Dept.

Subject: United States - Southwestern

Period: 1895 (circa)

Publication: Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies

Color: Printed Color

Size:
27.5 x 16.2 inches
69.9 x 41.1 cm

A fine map of the region of present-day New Mexico and Arizona with great detail throughout. Topography and hydrology are well shown as are Army posts, villages and towns, military and explorers' routes, springs, passes, etc. A long legend provides an excellent source for information on the map's details. Three unrelated Civil War battlefield plans are inset at right. The map is dated 1864.

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Condition: A+

Lovely example considering that these maps were printed on paper that is normally found browned and brittle.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $110

Closed on 9/29/2004

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