Jul 09 at 10:30 AM - Sale 2540 - Exhibition Hours

Sale 2540 - Lot 50

Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(CIVIL WAR.) Stanford, Edward. Stanford's Map of the Seat of the War in America. Large lithographed case map of the eastern United States with an inset delineating the Slave States and the Free States. 51 3/4x44 inches overall, dissected into 48 segments and mounted to original linen with advertisement-printed yellow paper self-wrappers; fine original hand-color in full; minor toning but excellently preserved; folding into publisher's lightly worn cloth-covered card slipcase with printed paper label. London, 1861

Additional Details

Fine English map of the eastern portion of the United States illustrating secession and the concerned geography of the American Civil War. Although battlefields are not specifically identified, many sites where clashes occurred have been marked with a blue line of hand-color (i.e. updated in the years after the initial printing). Stephenson (1989) 17.55.