Auction 137, Lot 206

"Porti Della Nuova York e Perthamboy", Gazzettiere Americano

Subject: Colonial Mid-Atlantic, New York & New Jersey

Period: 1763 (published)


Color: Black & White

6.5 x 8 inches
16.5 x 20.3 cm

An unusual Italian map of New York Harbor copied from the New York Harbor inset on Popple's 20-sheet map. The map extends from Newark, Hackensack, Manhattan, and part of Long Island to Middletown and Sandy Hook with numerous early place names, small buildings and soundings in the harbor. Beautifully engraved by Guiseppe M. Terreni.

References: Portinaro & Knirsch, p. 254.

Condition: B+

Some light scattered foxing primarily in the upper blank portions of the sheet, else very good.

Estimate: $275 - $375

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/14/2011