Lloyd's Official Map Of The State Of Vrigina 1862 Large Folded Map Civil War

By: Us War Department

Price: $1,530.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Color Illustrated; J. T. Lloyd. Lloyd's Official Map of the State of Virginia. New York: J. T. Lloyd, 1862. 31 x 51.5". A large linen-backed folding map first issued in 1861, then 1862, and last issued in 1863 taken from Boye's map of 1828 and extensively revised. Each county is in color. This version was intended for use by Union military officer's and bears the printed notation "This is the only map used to plan campaigns in Virginia by Gen. McClellan". The map is mounted in embossed brown cloth covers measuring 4.5" x 7.25", and the front board is titled in [faded] gold [Lloyd's $100,000 Topographical Map of Virginia. By War Department. Largest and finest map of the state produced in the nineteenth century," according to Wooldridge. Linen backed, aprox 32" x 51.5". Contents are in excellent condition. There are a couple small holes where the folds intercept. Colors are a bit muted as it was printed. Aging has darkened the background of map. On both the right and the left sides there are somewhat lengthy commentaries. The map is at least in Very Good condition as, due to it's format, it has had minimal light exposure. The entire contents consists of this map. Boards with cloth spine. Boards are VG though faded, the color is even, the spine matches the board color but is wrinkled. Complete as issued, an unusually nice copy.

Title: Lloyd's Official Map Of The State Of Vrigina 1862 Large Folded Map Civil War

Author Name: Us War Department

Categories: Civil War,

Publisher: US War Department: 1862

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 39443