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Auction 118, Lot 472

"[Lot of 3 - Cuba, Spanish-American War]", U.S. Government

Subject: Cuba

Period: 1898 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

See Description

Set of highly detailed Spanish American War battle charts that were published to accompany the report of the Major General Commanding the war.

1) "Cuba Part of Chart 'E' Special Edition," Washington D.C., A.B. Graham, July 1898. For the Treasury Department, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, 40.8" x 16.8". Chart of the entire island with colored flags indicating the Spanish and Cuban positions. Overprinting shows the line of Col. Escarios' march into Santiago, another details the fight at El Aguacate with Cuban Force of 700 men.
2) "Santiago de Cuba Positions of Cuban and Spanish Forces Prior to July 3," Washington D.C., Norris Peters, 1898. 24.5 x 13.3". Colorful flags indicate position of forces and colored lines indicates Cuban Pickets or Outposts.
3) "Santiago de Cuba Positions of American, Cuban and Spanish Forces Prior to July 14," Washington D.C., Norris Peters, 1898. 24.5 x 13". Color indicates the position of various forces.


Condition: A

All three folding as issued. The maps are fine to very good with just a hint of toning along one fold. All bright with fine coloring and full margins.

Estimate: $90 - $120

Sold for: $120

Closed on 3/6/2007