Auction 154, Lot 240

"Porti della Nuova York e Perthamboy", Gazzettiere Americano

Subject: New York & New Jersey

Period: 1763 (published)


Color: Black & White

6.4 x 7.8 inches
16.3 x 19.8 cm

An unusual Italian map of New York Harbor copied from the New York Harbor inset on Popple's 20-sheet map. The map extends from Newark, Hackensack, Manhattan, and part of Long Island to Middletown and Sandy Hook with numerous early place names, small buildings and soundings in the harbor. Beautifully engraved by Guiseppe M. Terreni.

References: Portinaro & Knirsch, p. 254.

Condition: A

A crisp impression on a clean, bright sheet with a soft horizontal crease.

Estimate: $275 - $350


Closed on 9/16/2015