Auction 119, Lot 178

"An accurate Map of New York in North America, from a late Survey", Anon.

Subject: Northeastern United States, New York

Period: 1780 (published)

Publication: Universal Magazine

Color: Hand Color

10.5 x 13 inches
26.7 x 33 cm

Despite the title, this map centers on New York but also covers parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut Massachusetts and Vermont. It provides an excellent view of colonial settlements, forts and roads. Three different boundary line claims are shown between New Jersey and New York. West of the Delaware River are Endless Mountains and northern New York is labeled Hunting Grounds.

References: Jolly UNIV-187; Sellers & Van Ee #1112.

Condition: B

Issued folding, now pressed and remargined all around.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 5/9/2007