Offered for sale is this complete 3 volume 1902 book set titled The Final Report on the Battlefield of Gettysburg or New York at Gettysburg with the original 5 folded maps! The books measure about 11" by 9" and volume 1 has 454 pages, volume 2 ends at 934, while volume three goes from 935 to 1462. They are well illustrated in black and white and the maps have some great color to them as can be seen in the photos.
They were published by J. Lyon Company out of Albany New York and had a list of Commissioners starting with Maj.
Sickles who was also the Chairman of the Commission. The 3 volumes all have separated spines which is very common with this publication due to the heavy weight of each volume. The paper used was a high quality paper that shows very light yellowing and foxing and still looks very bright and clean for the age of the books. The maps look very clean also showing very light wear. The spines have faded from light exposure and the edges have light wear.
The title page on volume one has a 2 inch tear on the bottom and both blank pages are loosening along the spine but still holding on by a couple of inches. This is a good collectible book set and is a must have for any Civil War or Military Collection. The item "1902 FINAL REPORT NEW YORK AT GETTYSBURG 3 Vol Set with 5 MAPS CIVIL WAR BOOKS" is in sale since Wednesday, June 26, 2019.This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "winecountryantique" and is located in Prattsburgh, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.