Auction 113, Lot 176

"A New and Accurate Map of New Jersey, Pennsilvania, New York and New England, with the adjacent Countries…", Bowen, Emanuel

Subject: Colonial New England and Mid Atlantic

Period: 1747 (published)

Publication: A Complete System of Geography

Color: Hand Color

Size:
17 x 13.7 inches
43.2 x 34.8 cm

Very nice chart of the northeast from the Chesapeake Bay to Lake Champlain and the Bay of Fundy, and west to the Country of the Iroquois. Delaware is part of Pennsylvania with New Jersey divided into East and West Jersey. The St. Lawrence River is shown emanating from an enormous Ontario Lake. One notation tells of the inhumane murder of Col. Schuyler by the French and Indians in 1746. Large decorative cartouche and compass rose.

References: McCorkle # 744.4.

Condition: B

Faint toning on fold and a couple of tissue repairs in blank margins.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $750

Closed on 12/7/2005

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