Auction 124, Lot 266

"Map of the Progress of his Majesty's Armies in New York, During the Late Campaign Illustrating the Accounts Publish'd in the London Gazette", Anon.

Subject: New York

Period: 1776 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

12.3 x 7.8 inches
31.2 x 19.8 cm

This is the December 1776 issue of this map that adds additional battle information; the earlier edition (with a different title) was published in the October 1776 issue (Jolly GENT-248). Troop and battle deployments are clearly shown, including the recent actions around White Plains. Also shows additional towns and roads on Staten Island and in East Jersey. A fascinating Revolutionary War map designed to illustrate to the British people the progress of the war against the rebels. Map is bound in the complete "Supplement for the Year 1776."

References: Jolly GENT- 250.

Condition: B

Map has some light offsetting and is close trimmed at top, as issued. The text pages are fine.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/7/2008