Jun 06, 2019 - Sale 2512

Sale 2512 - Lot 225

Price Realized: $ 1,560
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
(WORLD WAR II.) Bureau of Public Relations, War Department. Large collection of "Newsmap" issues. 36 large folding informational poster maps. Approximately 34x47 inches each sheet size overall; a few with small tears and minor tape desiccations but generally very good. Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1943-1945

Additional Details

Large group of "Newsmap" issues, which were distributed by the War Department to provide weekly progress and the latest news of World War II. Each issue contains at least one map, other illustrations of wartime activity, and columns of informative text. The present collection contains the following issues: Volume II, nos. 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 36; Volume III, nos. 1f, 2f, 4f, 5f, 6f, 7f, 8f, 9f (June, 1944, ie D-Day), 10f, 11f, 15f, 16f, 19f, 20f, 21f, 23f, 27f, 30f, 32f; Vol IV, no. 8f, 10f, 11f.