Auction 137, Lot 199

"[Lot 2] Vermont from the Latest Authorities [and] The State of New Hampshire Compiled Chiefly from Actual Surveys", Payne, John

Subject: New England - Vermont & New Hampshire

Period: 1799 (dated)

Publication: A New and Complete Universal Geography

Color: Black & White

Size:
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A. Vermont from the Latest Authorities , (7.5 x 9"). Nicely engraved map showing both town and county boundaries. Shows topography, watershed and a surprisingly large network of early wagon roads. Locates and names Dartmouth College next to the Connecticut river.

B. The State of New Hampshire Compiled Chiefly from Actual Surveys , (7.3 x 11.5"). Finely engraved map showing the original five counties, towns, roads, and good detail of the watershed and topography. At the northern boundary is the Indian Carrying Place and 42,000 acres to Dartmouth College. Another charming feature is a note in the blank area at right stating, The White Hills appear many Leagues off at Sea like white Clouds just rising above the Horizon.

References: Wheat & Brun #190, #201.

Condition: B+

Both maps have nice clean impressions.. There are a few small stains and slight offsetting, else very good. Issued folded and now flat.

Estimate: $240 - $275

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/14/2011

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