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Auction 102, Lot 210

"[Southwest sheet of Province de New-York]", Montresor, John

Subject: New York - Revolutionary War

Period: 1777 (circa)

Publication: Atlas Ameriquain Septentrionale…

Color: Hand Color

20.5 x 27.5 inches
52.1 x 69.9 cm

This is the lower left sheet of the four-sheet, French edition of Montresor's important map by George Le Rouge, with place names in English. This Revolutionary War period map includes New York City and extends from the tip of Long Island to the border of Pennsylvania and north to Livingston. This unusual map shows counties, land grants, churches, forts, manors and the names of some residents among its amazing details.

References: Sellers & van Ee #1068; Phillips, P. L. (Atlases) #1212.

Condition: B

Map is laid on old linen. Some small damp stains.

Estimate: $2,000 - $2,400


Closed on 3/5/2003