Auction 148, Lot 159

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

Subject: Colonial United States, Cuba

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
8.2 x 11.7 inches
20.8 x 29.7 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: A

Backed in Japanese tissue with a few tiny spots within the image.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $100

Closed on 2/19/2014

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