Auction 153, Lot 158

"A New and Accurate Map of the Province of New York and Part of the Jerseys, New England and Canada, Shewing the Scenes of Our Military Operations During the Present War. Also the New Erected State of Vermont.", Lodge, John

Subject: Colonial New England & Mid-Atlantic United States

Period: 1780 (dated)

Publication: Political Magazine

Color: Black & White

Size:
10.8 x 14.5 inches
27.4 x 36.8 cm

A detailed and interesting map of the field of military operations during the Revolutionary War from the St. Lawrence River and Lake Champlain down to Long Island and west to Lake Ontario. It shows the various boundary disputes between New York and New Jersey, roads, forts, land grants and Indian territory. Vermont is labeled "The Hampshire Grants or the New Erected State of Vermont." The imprint below the neatline is dated October 31, 1780 by J. Bew. Engraved by John Lodge.

References: Jolly #POL-14; Sellers & van Ee #176; McCorkle #780-9.

Condition: B

Issued folding on watermarked paper with light toning and offsetting and several faint spots. There are light extraneous creases in the corners of the map where it was misfolded into the magazine.

Estimate: $700 - $900

Sold for: $950

Closed on 5/20/2015

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