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AUCTION 24

<p>Complete map</p>


248.    

[MAP]. TURNBULL, Charles Nesbit & Edmund Lafayette Hardcastle. Battles of Mexico. Survey of the Line of Operations of the U.S. Army, under the Command of Major General Winfield Scott. on the 19th & 20th of August 1847 Made by Major Turnbull, Captain McClellan & Lieut. Hardcastle. Topol. Engineers Drawn by Lieut. Hardcastle, [facsimile signature]: Wm. Turnbull Major Topo. Engr. [untitled inset at upper center] “Showing the Route of Shields’ & Pierce’s Brigades & Rifles.” With two tables showing American troop strengths: “Churubusco” and “Contreras.” [Mexico City: Salazar, 1848?]. Uncolored separately published lithograph map on thick paper. Neat line to neat line: 53 x 68 cm; overall sheet size: 60 x 78.5 cm. Professionally washed and conserved. Marginal chips infilled; marginal tears at bottom (some into image) professionally closed. Overall a fine impression.

First edition.

Probably published by the U.S. Army during the occupation.

This map shows the actions around the lava field, a feature that dominates the image. Indicates settlements, roads, geographical features, and troop movements.

($800.00-$1,600.00)

Auction 24 Abstracts

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