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Auction 99, Lot 703

"Civil War Newspaper Maps: A Historical Atlas", Bosse, David

Subject: Reference - Cartography

Period: 1993 (published)

Publication: Johns Hopkins University Press


8.8 x 11.2 inches
22.4 x 28.4 cm

Forty-five newspaper maps printed by the Union daily press are presented. Accompanying text summarizes the military operations illustrated by the maps. The commentary on the maps itself shows how 19th century advances in printing and engraving technology, coupled with the public demand for information, led to the development of a means of mass communication -- the quickly produced newspaper battlefield map. 162 pp, hardbound with dustjacket.


Condition: A

Dust jacket rubbed.

Estimate: $25 - $35

Sold for: $25

Closed on 6/12/2002