Auction 148, Lot 180

"Map of the Northern Provinces of the United States", Phillips, Richard (Sir)

Subject: Northeastern United States

Period: 1799 (circa)

Publication: Marshall's Life of Washington

Color: Black & White

20 x 12.8 inches
50.8 x 32.5 cm

This map covers all of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, extending south to below Alexandria and west to beyond Wheeling on the Ohio River. Early county development in Pennsylvania is current to 1794, prior to the organization of Greene and Lycoming Counties. The Lands of the Six Nations appear in western New York beside Lake Erie. There is very good detail of roads throughout the region. Engraved by John Russell Jr.

References: McCorkle #799.7; Phillips (M) p. 873.

Condition: B+

A nice impression, issued folding with some very faint stains at top right and a couple extraneous creases. There is a binding trim at top left that extends to the neatline with a tiny binding tear just entering the map that has been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $200 - $240

Sold for: $250

Closed on 2/19/2014