Auction 134, Lot 170

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

Subject: Colonial New England and New York

Period: 1778 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Hand Color

8.5 x 11.5 inches
21.6 x 29.2 cm

This strongly engraved Revolutionary War map was designed to familiarize the magazine's readers with the location of the hostilities in the American War. It 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.

References: Jolly GENT-257.

Condition: A+

Very nice example with full hand coloring. Close margins as issued.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $180

Closed on 12/1/2010