Auction 132, Lot 158

"Map of Hudson's River, with the Adjacent Country", Anon.

Subject: Northeastern United States

Period: 1778 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.5 x 11.8 inches
21.6 x 30 cm

Great little map from this British periodical that was designed to familiarize the magazine's readers with the location of the hostilities in the American War. This map illustrates the region of the Hudson and Delaware Rivers and the marches of the armies under the Generals Howe, Clinton and Burgoyne. It covers New York and New England as far east as the Connecticut River, south to include Philadelphia, and north to encompass Crown Point and Ticonderoga. A nice example of this desirable Revolutionary War map.

References: Jolly GENT-257.

Condition: A

Issued folding, now flattened. Later color with a little bleed-through on verso.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $550

Closed on 6/2/2010

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