Auction 110, Lot 236

"Investment and Attack of York, in Virginia", Phillips, Richard (Sir)

Subject: Virginia

Period: 1806 (dated)

Publication: Marshall's Life of Washington

Color: Black & White

Size:
8.6 x 8.1 inches
21.8 x 20.6 cm

This copper engraved map documents an important battle of the Revolutionary War. Abundantly detailed, the map shows the positions of Baron de Vomisnil, Gen. Washington, Count Rochambeau, etc. Locates American artillery, roads, rivers & creeks, French Hospital, and numerous troop positions. A notation documents the end of the war, "Field, where the British laid down their Arms." A great historical map that was engraved by Cooper.

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Condition: B

Dark, crisp impression on thick paper. Close trimmed at top and bottom, else a very good example.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/2/2005

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