Auction 148, 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 & British Armies, in 1776 & 1777", Phillips, Richard (Sir)

Subject: Mid-Atlantic United States

Period: 1806 (dated)

Publication: Marshall's Life of Washington

Color: Black & White

Size:
15.3 x 9.9 inches
38.9 x 25.1 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. Engraved by Neele.

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Condition: A

Issued folding with a printer's crease near the center.

Estimate: $150 - $190

Sold for: $90

Closed on 2/19/2014

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