Auction 129, Lot 201

"Porti della Nuova York e Perthamboy", Anon.

Subject: Colonial Mid-Atlantic, New York & New Jersey

Period: 1763 (published)

Publication: Gazzettiere Americano

Color: Black & White

6.4 x 8 inches
16.3 x 20.3 cm

An unusual Italian map of New York Harbor copied from the New York Harbor inset on Popple's 20-sheet map. The map extends from Newark, Hackensack, Manhattan, and part of Long Island to Middletown and Sandy Hook with numerous early place names, small buildings and soundings in the harbor. Beautifully engraved by Guiseppe M. Terreni.

References: Portinaro & Knirsch, p. 254.

Condition: A+

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/23/2009