Auction 151, Lot 263

"Map of the Progress of His Majesty's Armies in New York, During the Late Campaign Illustrating the Accounts Publish'd in the London Gazette", Anon.

Subject: Colonial New York

Period: 1776 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Hand Color

Size:
12.3 x 7.8 inches
31.2 x 19.8 cm

This is the December 1776 issue of this map that adds additional battle information; the earlier edition (with a different title) was published in the October 1776 issue (see Jolly #GENT-248). Troop and battle deployments are clearly shown, including the recent actions around White Plains. It also shows additional towns and roads on Staten Island and in East Jersey. A fascinating Revolutionary War map designed to illustrate to the British people the progress of the war against the rebels.

References: Jolly #GENT-250; Sellers & Van Ee #1151.

Condition: B+

Issued folding, now flattened, with very minor offsetting. Remargined at left, top and right with a portion of neatline replaced in facsimile at left.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $275

Closed on 11/19/2014

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