Auction 127, Lot 300

"A New Map of New Hampshire", Belknap, Jeremy

Subject: New Hampshire

Period: 1791 (dated)

Publication: Belknap's History of New Hampshire

Color: Black & White

10 x 14.5 inches
25.4 x 36.8 cm

This scarce map shows surprising detail and delineates five counties. According to Wheat & Brun this is the second state, with the area of Dartmouth College lands listed at 40,960 acres, revised from 42,000 on the first state, making the publication date 1812 or 1813. Many portages are shown, but no roads. The Line of Mason's Patent 17787 is marked. Lake Memfrimagog is mostly in Quebec. Engraved by S. Hill.

References: Wheat & Brun #183

Condition: B

Very nice example less a 2" tear into map and short split on centerfold, both closed on verso.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $190

Closed on 2/25/2009