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Auction 115, Lot 266

"Report of the Commissioners Appointed to Ascertain the Boundary Line between the States of New-York and Connecticut, Appointed April 9, 1856",

Subject: New York and Connecticut

Period: 1857 (dated)

Publication: NY Senate, No. 165

Color: Black & White

6 x 9.3 inches
15.2 x 23.6 cm

Detailed report that includes four folding maps. Hardbound in brown gilt-stamped cloth, 184pp, maps, including four folding maps at rear, some quite large. The report proves to be an interesting read, with the tone set in the first paragraph: "At different times and for long periods in its early existence, the province of New-York was disturbed by contentions with the neighboring colonies, respecting their intervening boundaries."


Condition: B

Contents very good to good with occasional light foxing. Maps are good due to occasional foxing or tears.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $120

Closed on 6/21/2006