Auction 107, Lot 194

"Map of the Head Waters of the Rivers Susquehanna & Delaware Embracing the Early Patents on the South Side of the Mohawk River", Pease Lithography

Subject: New York

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
21.7 x 19.6 inches
55.1 x 49.8 cm

Detailed land grant map of regions south of the Mohawk and west of the Tiananderha Rivers, showing the original grants with owner's names and dates. The map was drawn from a map by Simeon de Witt, Surveyor General of the State of New York in about 1790. A nice landscape vignette and elegant swash letter title complete the composition.

References:

Condition: B

Faint offsetting and a few minor spots. Issued folding, now pressed with tissue reinforcing folds on verso. Later color.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $160

Closed on 6/9/2004

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