Auction 104, Lot 222

"A Map of 100 Miles round Boston", Anon.

Subject: Massachusetts

Period: 1775 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Hand Color

9.6 x 8.7 inches
24.4 x 22.1 cm

Interesting and very early Revolutionary War map extending to the Connecticut River on the west and York and Fort Stephen in the north. The map was issued in June 1775 at the outbreak of hostilities and was intended to inform the British public of the situation.

References: Jolly GENT-234.

Condition: A

Later color. Folding as issued with closely trimmed margins that have been crudely extended to accommodate framing, otherwise very good.

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/10/2003