Auction 121, Lot 249

"A Map of 100 Miles round Boston", Anon.

Subject: Massachusetts and New Hampshire

Period: 1775 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

9.5 x 9 inches
24.1 x 22.9 cm

Interesting and very early Revolutionary War map extending to the Connecticut River on the west and York and Fort Stephen in the north. The map was issued in June 1775 at the outbreak of hostilities and was intended to inform the British public of the situation.

References: Jolly GENT-234

Condition: B

With overall light offsetting, close trim on right binding side, apparently as issued. Old paper repair on verso next to binding trim, but what was repaired is not obvious.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/26/2007