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Auction 107, Lot 188

"The State of New Jersey Compiled from the most Accurate Surveys", Reid, John

Subject: New Jersey

Period: 1796 (published)

Publication: American Atlas

Color: Hand Color

14.2 x 17.5 inches
36.1 x 44.5 cm
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A fine early and important map of New Jersey from the second atlas published in the United States. It was closely copied from Samuel Lewis' map of 1795 and was engraved by David Martin. The map shows thirteen counties, the division line of East from West Jersey, and provides an great view of early settlements and roads. Also included are the locations of churches, mills, and taverns.

References: Wheat & Brun #418.

Condition: A

Pleasant later color. Issued folding, now pressed. Small hole in blank area of ocean has been professionally filled.

Estimate: $700 - $800


Closed on 6/9/2004