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Auction 102, Lot 211

"The State of New York, Compiled from the most Authentic Information", Reid, John

Subject: New York

Period: 1796 (dated)

Publication: American Atlas

Color: Black & White

17.8 x 15.2 inches
45.2 x 38.6 cm

A rare map from the second atlas printed in America. It is based on Samuel Lewis' map of 1795. The Niagara Road is shown across the entire state. The 3 Trees are graphically depicted at the westernmost corner of Connecticut and another early survey marker, The Painted Post, is graphically shown in the eastern portion of the Genesee Country that is divided into ranges and townships. There are numerous land purchases and grants, as well as the counties, townships and settlements. Engraved by D. Martin.

References: Phillips (A) 1216-10; Wheat & Brun #371.

Condition: A

Faint toning on centerfold. Margins slightly trimmed, but more than adequate for framing. Tiny split on bottom fold repaired.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $450

Closed on 3/5/2003