Auction 132, Lot 103

"Various Plans and Draughts of Cities, Towns, Harbours &c. Drawn from the latest Authorities", Conder, Thomas

Subject: Colonial American Cities

Period: 1782 (circa)

Publication: Millar's New Complete & Universal System of Geography

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.3 x 11 inches
21.1 x 27.9 cm

Five maps illustrating important harbors in the American Revolution are included on a single sheet. It includes Plan of the Harbour of New-York and Parts adjacent; The Town & Harbour of Boston &c.; Draught of the River Delaware from Chester to Philadelphia; Plan of the Harbour of Charles Town, South Carolina; and Plan of the City & Harbour of Havana, Capital of Cuba. Each map is very detailed with individual title cartouches. The group is further decorated with decorative garlands.

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Condition: B+

There are a few minor spots on the sheet.

Estimate: $300 - $375

Sold for: $220

Closed on 6/2/2010

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