Auction 114, Lot 253

"Map of the State of New York Engraved for Prest. Dwight's Travels", Wright, William

Subject: New York

Period: 1823 (dated)

Publication: Travels in New England and New York

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.8 x 11.5 inches
30 x 29.2 cm

Timothy Dwight was the president of Yale College in 1795. He took a leave of absence and began years of travel observing and documenting aspects of New England and New York. The map is finely engraved showing topography, hydrography, counties, roads, canals, cites and towns.

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Condition: B

Remargined at binding side and backed with Japanese tissue repairing a 2" binding tear at right.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 3/1/2006

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