Auction 119, Lot 316

"New York", Scott, Joseph

Subject: New York

Period: 1795 (published)

Publication: United States Gazetteer

Color: Black & White

7.5 x 6 inches
19.1 x 15.2 cm

This example is the first state, and is an early American-produced copper engraved map that was published in the first edition of Scott's United States Gazetteer. Shown here are numerous place names, rivers, lakes, the location of Niagara Falls and Forts Niagara, Schlosser and Erie. Southern Canada is called "British Territory".

References: Wheat & Brun #366.

Condition: B

Issued folding. Some light offsetting. Left binding edge uneven and narrow, but suitable for framing.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $50

Closed on 5/9/2007