Auction 147, Lot 136

"Various Plans and Draughts of Cities, Towns, Harbours &c. Drawn from the Latest Authorities", Conder, Thomas

Subject: Colonial United States, Cuba

Period: 1778 (circa)

Publication: Millar's New Complete & Universal System of Geography

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.4 x 11.9 inches
21.3 x 30.2 cm

This very attractive sheet has five maps: Plan of the Harbour of New-York and Parts adjacent, The Town & Harbour of Boston &c., Draught of the River Delaware from Chester to Philadelphia, Plan of the Harbour of Charles Town, South Carolina, and Plan of the City & Harbour of Havana, Capital of Cuba. Each map is very detailed with city plans, islands, and channels. Filled with interesting and early place names: Old Town and New Town on Staten Island, Elizabeth Town, Penny Ferry, Inn de Marmoleno, Johnstons Fort, etc. Top and bottom have decorative garlands.

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Condition: B

Some toning due to being backed with a non-archival matte that is darkest outside of the image's border and remnants of hinge tape on verso.

Estimate: $250 - $300

Sold for: $130

Closed on 11/20/2013

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