Auction 124, Lot 670

"Map of Scene of Operations against Insurgents Dec. 16, 1900 to Jan. 8, 1901 Drawn under Direction of J. F. Case, Maj. 40th U.S.V.", U.S. War Department

Subject: Philippines

Period: 1901 (dated)

Publication: Report of the lieutenant-general Command the Army

Color: Black & White

Size:
24.5 x 31 inches
62.2 x 78.7 cm

This crisply engraved map shows the area of operations south of Cagayan along the Cagayan and Iponah Rivers. North is oriented to the bottom in this post-Spanish-American War map that details the operations against insurgents prior to the United States gaining sovereignty in 1902. It is filled with remarkable detail on a scale of 1 mile per inch; the villages of Verra, Carmen, Tagsulip, Gango, Talacag, rivers and topographic information. Interesting notes include the Gold Region, Wild Pigs, a village burned by Morosin in 1890, Aboriginal (Montesses) regions, and a "Deep path worn by ages of travel to depth of 8 to 10 ft. used as fortifications by insurgents." Drawn by L. Schloss under the direction of Major J.F. Case. An uncommon issue that depicts an interesting time in the history of the Philippines.

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Condition: A+

One spot in blank area. Folding as issued with full margins.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $60

Closed on 5/7/2008

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