Auction 145, Lot 185

"A Map of the Country from Rariton River in East Jersey to Elk Head in Maryland Shewing the Several Operations of the American and British Armies, in 1776 & 1777", Marshall, John

Subject: Mid-Atlantic United States

Period: 1807 (published)

Publication: Life of Washington

Color: Black & White

Size:
15.5 x 9.7 inches
39.4 x 24.6 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. Drawn by S. Lewis and engraved by J. H. Seymour for C. P. Wayne's publication of Life of Washington.

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Condition: A

A clean, bright example with full margins.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $140

Closed on 6/12/2013

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