Lot 113: Atlas to Accompany the Official Records... 3 Vols.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: [Civil War] 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, U. S. Army, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Civilian Expert, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley, Civilian Expert, Board of Publication. Compiled by Capt. Calvin D. Cowles, 23d U. S. Infantry. 3 Vols. Wash: GPO, Title page: 1891-1895. (Tipped to image of Map 135 A are 2 printed slips, one of which begins Washington, May 20, 1896/ The inclosed plates, 135 A, 135 B, and 135 C, complete the series of maps ) In margin at lower right of most maps: Julius Bien & Co. Lith. N.Y. 29, blank  pp + 178 maps/plates (numbered to 175, plus 135A-135C). Mostly lithographed (printed) color, a few plates tinted, one b/w. Howes C-816. Phillips 1353. Folio. Modern cloth. Title leaf repaired and subsequently separated. Tear to image of 1st map (unsuccessfully repaired on verso), marginal tear to several others. Map 6 marginally chipped. A few maps have corner chip or small edge chips (i.e., 7-8, 22, 62, 79, 143). Several maps have pencil map number at upper right of their verso. 29.8 Lb.