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Heading: (Maps & Atlases)
Author: Johnson, A.J.
Title: Johnson's New Illustrated (Steel Plate) Family Atlas, With Physical Geography, and with Descriptions Geographical, Statistical, and Historical, Including the Latest Federal Census, a Geographical Index, and a Chronological History of the Civil War in America.
Place Published: New York
Publisher:Johnson & Ward
Date Published: 1863
Description:


Additional engraved title page, and hand-colored lithographed maps throughout. 46x36 cm (18x14¼"), original morocco-backed cloth, front cover lettered in gilt.



Complete Johnson's atlas produced in the Civil War year of 1863, with a "New Military Map of the United States Showing the Forts, Military Posts, &c., with Enlarged Plans of Southern Harbors," and "Map of the Vicinity of Richmond, and Peninsular Campaign in Virginia," as well as the various states and nations of the World. Includes a double-page map od Texas, and other significant maps of the western portion of the United States. The maps are numbered 1-99, but many maps are double-page so take up two numbers, and in a few instances there are more than one map per sheet. Phillips Atlases 840.

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Condition

Rather crude cloth tape repairs to spine, joints, edges and hinges, and to versos of a few of the maps; light stains to a few top margins; very good internally, most maps quite clean.

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Johnson's Civil War era Family Atlas, 1863

Estimate $10 - $100Dec 19, 2019
Starting Bid $10
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