Auction 134, Lot 262

"The Jerseys, &c. &c.", Gordon, William

Subject: New Jersey

Period: 1788 (circa)

Publication: Dr. Gordon's History of the American War

Color: Black & White

Size:
9 x 12.5 inches
22.9 x 31.8 cm

Finely engraved and early map of the state that includes good detail including many towns, villages, roads, watershed, counties, and good topographical information. The map extends to show New York City, parts of Long Island and Connecticut, and the Delaware Bay. In Delaware the Whorekill Road is named, ending at Lewes. A few important Revolutionary War places are marked with icons and dates. Compass rose with fleur-de-lis in the Atlantic. Engraved in London by T. Conder.

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Condition: B+

On sound paper with full margins. Some light scattered foxing.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/1/2010

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