Auction 137, Lot 178

"Various Plans and Draughts of Cities, Towns, Harbours &c. Drawn from the Latest Authorities", Conder, Thomas

Subject: Eastern United States, Cuba

Period: 1779 (circa)

Publication: Moore's New and Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8 x 12 inches
20.3 x 30.5 cm

This very attractive sheet has five maps: Plan of the Harbour of New-York and Parts adjacent, The Town & Harbour of Boston &c., Draught of the River Delaware from Chester to Philadelphia, Plan of the Harbour of Charles Town, South Carolina, and Plan of the City & Harbour of Havana, Capital of Cuba. Each map is very detailed with city plans, islands, and channels. Filled with interesting and early place names: Old Town and New Town on Staten Island, Elizabeth Town, Penny Ferry, Inn de Marmoleno, Johnstons Fort, etc. Top and bottom have decorative garlands.

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Condition: A

Beautiful impression on thick hand laid paper. There are a few minute worm holes in the right blank margin, else fine.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $220

Closed on 9/14/2011

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