Auction 113, Lot 179

"[Lot of 5 - New England]", Shaffner, Taliaferro Preston

Subject: New England

Period: 1860 (circa)

Publication: History of The United States of America…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9 x 5.5 inches
22.9 x 14 cm

The first four maps are historical maps that were published by the London Printing & Publishing illustrating battles in the American Revolution. They include 1) "Military Expeditions 1778-9 From original MSS." 2) "Niagara District Seat of War 1814" and "St. Lawrence River Seat of War 1814" and "Wabash Valley 1812" and "Western Frontier Seat of War 1814" all on one sheet. 3) "Virginia District of Yorktown 1781" and "Siege of Yorktown 1781" on one sheet. 4) "Siege of Louisburg by the New England Forces June 1745" and "Siege of Louisburg by the British Forces July 1758" both on one sheet. 5) "Wood's Map of New England, 1634" is a small (5.8 x 8.5") circa 1900 reproduction of this famous map. Laid down on modern paper. Publisher is unknown.

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Condition: A

All with full margins. A couple foxing spots on a couple sheets, still very good.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $70

Closed on 12/7/2005

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