June 22, 2018 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


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Atlas to Accompany the ORs of the Union and Confederate Armies

Cowles, Calvin D., Capt. Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Published Under the Direction of the Hons. Redfield Proctor, Stephen B. Elkins, and Daniel S. Lamont, Secretaries of War. By Maj. George B. Davis, US Army, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Civilian Expert, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley, Civilian Expert, Board of Publication. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1891-1895. Folio, 3/4 leather over maroon cloth, beveled boards, gilt outlines of leather, 4 spine bands, gilt lettering, marbled endpapers, brass "feet" on boards. This large volume contains the complete group of 175 maps, panoramic views, charts, illustrations, and more that were produced to accompany the Official Records of the Civil War. Also has Preface, Table of Contents, Index. Each map has a heavy paper tab with the plate number on it. An extra loose copy of Plate 46 stuck in the volume, but the original map that is bound in is in much better condition than the loose one. On ffep and tp, "Presented to Carnegie Library by Woman's Relief Corps No. 4, Auxilliary to Phil Kearney Post GAR No. 7, Yankton, SD."

Condition:

Leather of front outer hinge is splitting. Cloth tape to inner hinge. A number of tabs broken off, but only a few missing. Many are still between pages of the book. Only a handful of maps with any damage. Two with some damage to folds from having been folded badly and suffering fraying and toning. Just a few bits of minor foxing scattered throughout. Only a few maps (maybe 3 or 4) with any short tears.

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$720
06/22/2018

 

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