Auction 122, Lot 191

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

Subject: United States - New England

Period: 1780 (published)

Publication: Universal Magazine

Color: Black & White

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: C+

Tape repairs on verso to support fold lines and a short tear into map. Map with overall light offsetting.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/5/2007