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Auction 138, Lot 205

"A Map of the Country from Rariton River in East Jersey, to Elk Head in Maryland, Showing the Several Operations of the American & British Armies in 1776 & 1777", Phillips, Richard (Sir)

Subject: Mid-Atlantic United States

Period: 1806 (dated)

Publication: Marshall's Life of Washington

Color: Black & White

Size:
15.5 x 9.8 inches
39.4 x 24.9 cm

A fine Revolutionary War plan covering the area between Elk Head and northeast to Trenton and on to New Brunswick, New Jersey. The map details troop positions, particularly those of General Irvine along the Delaware River on the opposite shore from Trenton and locates scores of towns and villages.

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Condition: B+

There is one tiny tear that just extends beyond the neatline at the binding trim and there is some minor offsetting in the image. Issued folding.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 12/7/2011

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