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Lot 153
By: Jacques Nicolas Bellin
Subject: Colonial Mid-Atlantic United States
Date: 1757 (circa)

Publication: Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages

Condition Code: B+

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Color: hand color

Size: 11.5 x 7.5 inches
         29.3 x 19.1 cm


    Finely engraved colonial map covering most of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware with a bit of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The interior is fully engraved with mountains and great detail along the rivers. An early network of trails and wagon roads are delineated, plus watershed and some topographical information. It extends west to beyond Fort Cumberland and locates Annapolis, Fredericksburg, Williamsburg, Norfolk, and Philadelphia. The delicate rococo-style title cartouche incorporates the distance scale.

Condition Description: Issued folding on watermarked paper with light offsetting, a closed edge tear confined to the lower blank margin, and a binding trim at upper right replaced with old paper.

Ref: Sellers & Van Ee #1383; cf. Tooley (MCC 96) #875.

Estimate:
$275.00 - $350.00


Sold for: $325.00

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