Auction 136, Lot 193

"A New and Accurate Map of the Province of New York and Part of the Jerseys, New England and Canada, Shewing the Scenes of our Military Operations during the present War. Also the New Erected State of Vermont", Lodge, John

Subject: Colonial New England and Mid-Atlantic

Period: 1780 (dated)

Publication: Political Magazine

Color: Black & White

10.8 x 14.5 inches
27.4 x 36.8 cm

A detailed and interesting map of the field of military operations during the Revolutionary War from the St. Lawrence River and Lake Champlain down to Long Island and west to Lake Ontario. It shows the various boundary disputes between New York and New Jersey, roads, forts, land grants and Indian territory. Vermont is labeled "The Hampshire Grants or the New Erected State of Vermont." The imprint below neat line is dated October 31, 1780 by J. Bew. Engraved by John Lodge.

References: Jolly POL-14; Sellers & van Ee #176; McCorkle #780-9.

Condition: B+

A nice example that was issued folding, now backed with archival tissue. A little soiling at lower left and a small smudge at top just below neatline. The hand laid paper has two watermarks including a large circular mark with a figure inside.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $900

Closed on 6/1/2011