Auction 139, Lot 252

"Map of the Head Waters of the Rivers Susquehanna & Delaware Embracing the Early Patents on the South Side of the Mohawk River from the Original, Drawn about The Year 1790", Pease Lithography

Subject: Southern New York

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: The Documentary History of the State of New York

Color: Hand Color

22.5 x 19.8 inches
57.2 x 50.3 cm

Detailed land grant map of regions south of the Mohawk and east of the Tianaderha Rivers, showing the original grants with owner's names and dates. The map was drawn from a map by Simeon de Witt, Surveyor General of the State of New York in about 1790. A nice landscape vignette and elegant swash letter title complete the composition.


Condition: B+

Issued folded, now flattened with some fold intersections reinforced on verso with tissue. A small tear entering the neatline at bottom left has been repaired with tissue. There is a bit of faint offsetting.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $55

Closed on 2/15/2012