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Auction 105, Lot 201

"A Plan of the Northern part of New Jersey, shewing the Positions of the American & British Armies, after crossing the North River in 1776", Phillips, Richard (Sir)

Subject: New Jersey and New York

Period: 1806 (published)

Publication: Marshall's Life of Washington

Color: Black & White

9.9 x 15.6 inches
25.1 x 39.6 cm
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This interesting chart extends to include Trenton and Sandy Hook, north to Tappan and Dobbs Ferry, and to New York City, Staten Island and the western part of Long Island. Details troop positions, roads, rivers and mountain ranges. Scores of towns are located, including some rather odd ones: Aquakununk, Watessing, Bottlehill, Vealtown, Pluckamin, and Quibbletown. A fine Revolutionary War plan.

References: Fite & Freeman #66.

Condition: B

Good impression on thick paper. Trace of toning along one fold, else very good. Closely trimmed at binding side, as issued.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $190

Closed on 12/3/2003