Auction 149, Lot 142

"Map of Hudson's River, with the Adjacent Country", Anon.

Subject: Colonial New England

Period: 1778 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Hand Color

8.4 x 11.6 inches
21.3 x 29.5 cm

This strongly engraved Revolutionary War map was designed to familiarize the magazine's readers with the location of the hostilities in the American War. It illustrates the region of the Hudson and Delaware Rivers and the marches of the armies under the Generals Howe, Clinton, and Burgoyne. It covers New York and New England as far east as the Connecticut River, south to include Philadelphia, and north to encompass Crown Point and Ticonderoga.

References: Jolly #GENT-257.

Condition: B+

Issued folding with the margin trimmed to neatline at left and most of the neatline missing at right. There are two printer's creases in the top left corner and a touch of soiling.

Estimate: $220 - $250

Sold for: $170

Closed on 5/21/2014