Auction 130, Lot 358

"[Lot of 3 - Cuba, Spanish-American War]", U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey

Subject: Cuba

Period: 1898 (dated)

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Color: Printed Color

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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. Flawless. (A+)

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. A couple small stains along centerfold. (B+)

3) "Map of Santiago de Cuba and Vicinity showing entrenchments and positions of the Fifth Corps U.S. Army and those of the Spanish after the taking of Caney and San Juan Hill, evening of July 1st, 1898. 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. A couple small stains along centerfold. (B+)

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Condition:

All three folding as issued. The maps are fine to very good. See individual description for additional condition information.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 12/2/2009

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