Auction 151, Lot 149

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

Subject: Colonial New England - United States, Revolutionary War

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: A

Issued folding with attractive color and a binding trim at bottom left replaced with old paper.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $170

Closed on 11/19/2014