Auction 112, Lot 262

"The Country between Crown Point and Albany being the Great Pass from the English to the French Settlements in North America", Anon.

Subject: Colonial New York

Period: 1758 (published)

Publication: Grand Magazine of Magazines

Color: Hand Color

4.5 x 7.5 inches
11.4 x 19.1 cm

Detailed little map of the Hudson River and Lakes George and Champlain showing the wagon roads, forts, and settlements in the region. Published in August of 1758 during the French and Indian War, the map was designed to illustrate the recent unsuccessful attempt to dislodge the French from Fort Ticonderoga on Lake Champlain. It is similar to maps published in other British magazines of the period. This one, not having any engraver's imprint.

References: Jolly #GMOM-7.

Condition: A

Tiny spot in cartouche, still overall very good with attractive later color.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $190

Closed on 9/28/2005