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The New York Herald illustrated w/map. April 21, 1862 Newspaper. Yorktown, Virginia

The New York Herald

Published by The New York Herald, New York, 1862
Condition: Collectible - Very Good
From Hamilton's Rare Books (Williamsburg, VA, U.S.A.)

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1862 SIEGE OF YORKTOWN. [Virginia] [Yorktown] [Map] [1862 - April 21st] The New York Herald (publisher). The Siege Of Yorktown. /serrated rule/ Diagram Of The Scene Of The Engagement On Wednesday, April 16th. 24 x 12-1/2 cm. Engraved map. Removed. Very good. Waters & Son. (New York). (Monday, April 21st, 1862). - - - "Battle of Lee's Mills, VA." - Bosse. "5 April - 3 May 1862 Yorktown siege . . . McClellan (had) landed his 105,000 man army at Fort Monroe Mar. 1862, intending to conquer the Virginia peninsula immediately. In his path were only 10,000 Confederates . . . occupying a line across the peninsula between Yorktown and the Warwick River." - Faust. The map occupies approximately 15 percent of the April 21st, 1862 issue (No. 9355) of The New York Herald. Two columns of the front page are devoted to The Siege Of Yorktown, Additional Details of the Sharp Fight at Lee's Mills. This issue is complete in eight pages. Bosse, #837. Faust, p. 847. Size: 22-1/4 x 15-1/2 Inches. Bookseller Inventory # 000401

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Title: The New York Herald illustrated w/map. April...

Publisher: The New York Herald, New York

Publication Date: 1862

Binding: Paper

Book Condition:Collectible - Very Good

Edition: First Printing.

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Internet and telephone sales. Self-employed buying and selling books, manuscripts and historical collectables since 1973. I operated open book shops for 27 years, closing in 2000. If interested in a 50,000 + item bookshop inventory with showcases, ephemera, prints and etc. contact me for more information. Jack Hamilton (757) 220-3000

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