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Auction 156, Lot 180

"[Lot of 6] Massachusetts [and] Connecticut [and] Maine [and] New Hampshire [and] Rhode Island [and] Vermont", Arrowsmith & Lewis

Subject: New England - United States

Period: 1804 (circa)

Publication: A New and Elegant General Atlas...

Color: Black & White

See Description

Shortly after the turn of the century, Samuel Lewis joined with Aaron Arrowsmith (an English map publisher) to produce A New and Elegant General Atlas. The title page states the maps are "intended to accompany the new improved edition of Morse's Geography…" Several editions were published from 1804-1819. This lot includes the following six copper engraved maps of the Northeast from this atlas:

A. Massachusetts, (9.8 x 7.9").
B. Connecticut, (9.8 x 7.9").
C. Maine, (9.8 x 7.9").
D. New Hampshire, (7.9 x 9.6").
E. Rhode Island, (7.9 x 9.8").
F. Vermont, (7.9 x 9.8").

References: Phillips (A) #702.

Condition: A

Near fine with minor printer's ink residue and an occasional faint spot of foxing.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $130

Closed on 2/17/2016