Auction 139, Lot 178

"Map of Pamlico and Albemarle Sounds, Embracing Portions of Virginia and North Carolina…", Colton, George Woolworth

Subject: Virginia, North Carolina, Civil War

Period: 1896 (circa)

Publication: Frank Leslie’s Pictorial History of the War of 1861

Color: Black & White

14 x 20 inches
35.6 x 50.8 cm

A large-scale newspaper-style map of the coastal region from Cape Charles, opposite Norfolk, Virginia to Cape Fear, south of Wilmington, North Carolina. On the back is a full page of text about the events of 1861 and two illustrations of Union ships in the area. A rare and interesting view of the Outer Banks during this time period.


Condition: A

A few minor stains in the upper margin and a hint of toning, else fine.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 2/15/2012