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Auction 100, Lot 213

"A Map of Philadelphia and Parts Adjacent", Scull & Heap

Subject: Pennsylvania

Period: 1753 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

11.75 x 13.5 inches
29.8 x 34.3 cm
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Gentleman's Magazine published several versions of Scull and Heap's important map of 1750. This Pre-Revolutionary War issue is the less common edition that contains the table of distances below the cartouche, as opposed to GENT-256, published in 1777. The map holds special value as a historical document because it shows the names of owners of estates and farms outside the city.

References: Jolly GENT-87.

Condition: B

Folding as issued, with large circular watermark. Light offsetting, short binding side, repaired.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $230

Closed on 9/12/2002