Auction 154, Lot 277

"Investissement et Attaque d'York dans la Virginie", Marshall, John

Subject: Virginia

Period: 1807 (circa)

Publication: La Vie de Washington

Color: Black & White

Size:
8.6 x 8.1 inches
21.8 x 20.6 cm

This unusual little map shows Yorktown and its environs, the scene of the decisive siege and battle during the Revolutionary War. Locates the camps of important military commanders including Generals Washington, Knox, and Clinton, Rochambeau, Steuben, Gov. Nelson, La Fayette, and many more. From the French edition of John Marshall's Life of Washington.

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Condition: B+

A nice impression, issued folding on watermarked paper with faint offsetting and minor foxing at bottom left.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/16/2015

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