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AUCTION 24


250.    

[MAP]. TURNBULL, Charles Nesbit, et al. Battles of Mexico. Survey of the Line of Operations of the U.S. Army, under the Command of Major General Winfield Scott. on the 8th. 12th. & 13th. Septr. 1847 Made under the Direction of Major W. Turnbull Topol. Engineers by Captain McClellan & Lieut. Hardcastle, Topol. Engineers Drawn by Capt. McClellan. [facsimile signature]: Wm. Turnbull Major Topo. Engr. [Inset at lower left]: Worth’s Command on 8th Sept. [Mexico City]: Lit. de Salazar [1848?]. Uncolored lithograph map on heavy paper. Neat line to neat line: 65.6 x 51 cm; overall sheet size: 72 x 55.5 cm. Light scattered foxing, light water stain at lower and upper margins. Overall, very good.

First edition.

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

Shows the action in the vicinity of Mexico City itself, which is at the upper right. Includes “Killed, Wounded & Missing 13th” and a key, both at upper right. Shows settlements, roads, troop movements, waterways, and geographical features.

($800.00-$1,600.00)

Auction 24 Abstracts

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