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Auction 105, Lot 216

"A map of Part of Rhode Island, Shewing the Position of the American & British Armies at the Siege of Newport, & the subsequent Action on the 29th of August 1778", Phillips, Richard (Sir)

Subject: Rhode Island

Period: 1806 (published)

Publication: Marshall's Life of Washington

Color: Black & White

10 x 16.7 inches
25.4 x 42.4 cm
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A copper engraved Revolutionary War plan that shows Providence and Newport with the British fleet offshore and the various military positions including ships anchored offshore. Locates towns and villages, roads, the college, and much more.


Condition: B

Good impression on thick paper. A little very light scattered toning, one tiny hole near center, else very good. Short area of margin added to binding side, away from border.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/3/2003