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Auction 118, Lot 383

"Rhode Island", Scott, Joseph

Subject: Rhode Island

Period: 1795 (circa)

Publication: United States Gazetteer

Color: Black & White

6 x 7.5 inches
15.2 x 19.1 cm

This example is the first state of this uncommon copper engraved map. Details include settlements and towns, watershed (Pautucket R. is the Pawtucket), and all counties. Three counties are named on the island. Compass rose at upper right. Early example of cartography produced in the newly formed United States.

References: Wheat & Brun 252.

Condition: B

Scattered foxing and offsetting and a rough binding side edge.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 3/6/2007