Philadelphia: Published by John Conrad and Co., 1816. Two printed pages [persistent spot] plus Maps two through nine, as issued. [No. 1 is the frontis portrait of Andrew Jackson, which appears only in the text volume, not offered here.] Bound in contemporary cloth [chip at head and foot of spine, inner hinges cracked]. First map has an expertly repaired closed tear; Maps 7 and 8 have sprung from the binding. Condition of the maps is Very Good plus.
The maps, all with uncut edges, are:
2] A General Map of the Seat of War in Louisiana and West Florida; Shewing all the Fortified Points and Encampments of both the American and British Armies Also the March of Genl. Jackson's Army on his Expedition against Pensacola;
3] Plan Shewing the Attack Made by a British Squadron on Fort Bowyer at Mobile Point, September 15, 1815;
4] A plan of the Attack Made by the British Barges, on Five American Gun-Boats, December 14, 1814;
5] Map Shewing the Landing of the British Army its Several Encampments and Fortifications on the Mississippi and the Works they erected on their Retreat;
6] Plan of the Attack made by Major-General Jackson, December 23, 1814;
7] Plan of the Attack and Defence of the American lines below New Orleans, January 8, 1815;
8] Plan of Fort St. Philip at Plaquemines shewing the position of the British vessels when bombarding the fort;
9 Map of Mobile Point & part of the Bay & of Dauphine Island shewing the position of the British land & naval forces invading Fort Bowyer.
"The atlas with its plates and maps is invaluable" [Streeter]. Clark concurs: they're "invaluable." The eight maps consist of battle plans and "A General Map of the Seat of War in Louisiana and West Florida," executed by Major Latour in his capacity as engineer.
Sabin 39214. II Clark 158. Streeter Sale 1075. Howes L124. Item #37567