Auction 124, Lot 218

"A New Map of Connecticut from the Best Authorities", Anderson, A.

Subject: Connecticut

Period: 1799 (dated)

Publication: A New and Complete Universal Geography

Color: Hand Color

9.3 x 7.5 inches
23.6 x 19.1 cm

The first state of this early map of Connecticut and Long Island Sound, filled with detail on the early counties, roads and towns. The courthouses and places of worship are denoted by either a small building or a circle. This was drawn by A. Anderson and published by J. Low.

References: Thompson #44; Wheat & Brun # 292.

Condition: B+

Nice impression on a sheet with folds as issued, now flattened. There is some faint offsetting.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $200

Closed on 5/7/2008