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Auction 135, Lot 326

"Investissement et Attaque d'York dans la Virginie", Marshall, John

Subject: Virginia

Period: 1807 (circa)

Publication: La Vie de Washington

Color: Black & White

8.5 x 8.2 inches
21.6 x 20.8 cm

This unusual little map shows Yorktown and its environs, the scene of the decisive siege and battle during the Revolutionary War. Locates the camps of important military commanders including Generals Washington, Knox, and Clinton, Rochambeau, Steuben, Gov. Nelson, La Fayette, and many more. From the French edition of John Marshall's Life of Washington.


Condition: A

On a fine sheet of hand laid paper with text watermark. A few very light spots, still very good.

Estimate: $150 - $200


Closed on 2/16/2011