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Auction 157, Lot 184

"An Accurate Map of New York in North America, from a Late Survey", Anon.

Subject: Colonial New England - United States

Period: 1780 (published)

Publication: Universal Magazine

Color: Black & White

10.6 x 13.3 inches
26.9 x 33.8 cm

Despite the title, this map centers on New York but also covers parts of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut Massachusetts and Vermont. It provides an excellent view of colonial settlements, forts and roads. Three different boundary line claims are shown between New Jersey and New York. West of the Delaware River are Endless Mountains and northern New York is labeled Hunting Grounds.

References: Jolly #UNIV-187; Sellers & Van Ee #1112.

Condition: B

Issued folding on watermarked paper with light offsetting from an opposing page of text in corners at left. A short fold separation and a 1" binding tear at right have been archivally repaired. Trimmed close to neatline on all sides.

Estimate: $240 - $300

Sold for: $150

Closed on 5/4/2016