Twenty-eight (28) Civil War Atlas maps and prints, including Bien and Colton. 1st-25th items: Twenty-five (25) plates (2 framed) from the Julius Bien & Co., Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Published 1895, United States War Department. Several maps, illustrations, and diagrams. Included in the count of 25 are 2 framed plates, CLXXV and CLXXII; one depicting 160 flags for the United States and the U.S. Army, and 3 Confederate flags and 1 Confederate battle flag; the other depicting Uniforms of both armies, along with Badges to distinguish rank, buttons, caps, and chevrons. 18" x 29" sight, 20" x 31" framed under glass in giltwood molded frames with ebonized rabbet edges. Single page size of loose maps – 18 1/2" x 14 5/8". 26th-28th items: Three (3) loose maps of Alabama, Texas and New York from Colton's 1855 Atlas (single page size 17" x 15). Provenance: Collection of Christine Fields and the late Emmett Fields, former president of Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Loose plates: Fair to poor condition. All have condition issues. About 6 have stains to lower part of center fold lines, and all have chipping at margins, creases, and small tears. CXVII has full tear at center with losses. CLXVI has large cut through lower left corner. Framed prints: Flag print with 14" creases at upper left and right corners, both with overall toning, overall apparently good condition, not examined out of frame.
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