Auction 156, Lot 284

"A New and Accurate Map of New Jersey, from the Best Authorities", Anon.

Subject: New Jersey

Period: 1780 (published)

Publication: Universal Magazine

Color: Black & White

Size:
10.5 x 12.5 inches
26.7 x 31.8 cm

This Revolutionary War map covers all of New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania and the part of Delaware called here The Three Lower Counties. Included are two lines dividing East and West New Jersey, dated 1687 and 1743. There is great detail of roads and towns throughout map. The cartouche is surrounded with delicately engraved greenery.

References: Jolly #UNIV-186; Sellers & Van Ee #1242.

Condition: B

Issued folding with light offsetting, minor soiling, and a 1/2" tear at right that has been closed on verso with archival tape. Narrow margins.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 2/17/2016

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