Auction 136, Lot 810

"[Lot of 4 - Cartographic References] Atlas of the Revolution [and] The Fate of a Nation… [and] British Headquarters Maps and Sketches… [and] Yorktown: Climax of the Revolution",

Subject: Reference Books - American Revolution

Period: 1828-1975 (published)



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1. Atlas of the Revolution by Kenneth Nebenzahl, 1975, 15 x 11.5", 218 pages with 54 colored maps. Very nice but with some fore edge soiling and dj torn in two places on back. (B+)

2. The Fate of a Nation - The American Revolution through contemporary eyes by William P. Cumming and Hugh Rankin, 1975, 8 x 10.5". Hardbound in green cloth, 352pp, illustrated dust jacket with protective sleeve. Like new. (A+)

3. British Headquarters Maps and Sketches Used by Sir Henry Clinton while in command of the British Forces operating in North America during the War for Independence, 1775-1782. A Descriptive List of the Original Manuscripts and Printed Documents now Preserved in the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan. by Randolph G. Adams, 1828 (first edition), 6 x 9". 144 pp. Hardbound with paper boards and cloth spine with a paper title label. Describes 350 manuscript and printed maps and views. Frontispiece portrait of John Montressor (1736-1799), English military cartographer and His Majesty’s Chief Engineer in America. Very nice example with even age toning to contents. (A)

4. Yorktown: Climax of the Revolution. by Charles E. Hatch and Thomas M. Pitkin, 1941, 6 x 9". Paperback. vi, 26 pages and 6 maps and plates, some in text. Very nice condition with only a little soiling on cover. (A)



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Estimate: $200 - $250


Closed on 6/1/2011