Auction 124, Lot 261

"A New and Accurate Map of New Jersey, from the Best Authorities", Anon.

Subject: New Jersey

Period: 1780 (published)

Publication: Universal Magazine

Color: Hand Color

10.5 x 12.5 inches
26.7 x 31.8 cm

Revolutionary War map covering all of New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania and the part of Delaware called here The Three Lower Counties. Included are two lines dividing East and West New Jersey, dated 1687 and 1743. There is great detail of roads and towns throughout map. The cartouche is surrounded with delicately engraved greenery.

References: Jolly UNIV-186; Sellers & Van Ee #1242.

Condition: B

Issued folding, now flattened with the folds reinforced with tissue on the verso. There is a small stain in the cartouche.

Estimate: $450 - $550

Sold for: $475

Closed on 5/7/2008