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Auction 161, Lot 196

"[3 Maps] G.A.R. Guide to Washington with a Brief Description of Some Points of Historic Interest On and Near the Line of the Baltimore & Ohio R.R.", Railroad Companies, (Various)

Subject: Mid-Atlantic United States

Period: 1892 (circa)


Color: Printed Color

5.4 x 7.7 inches
13.7 x 19.6 cm
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This complimentary brochure was published by the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad and provided to members of the Grand Army of the Republic for their 1892 Washington encampment. The 74 pp. of text is filled with information and illustrations for visitors as well as three maps: Summer Resorts and Battle Fields on Lines of the Baltimore and Ohio R.R. and Connections (15 x 18"), Gettysburg and Vicinity (12 x 16"), and Map of Washington (7 x 10"). Bound with pictorial paper wrappers that feature an illustration of the Capitol.


Condition: A

The maps are clean, bright and near fine. Text is also near fine and the contents appear to have been opened only a few times. There is very minor external wear.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 2/8/2017