Auction 162, Lot 122

"A New and Correct Map of North America in Which the Places of the Principal Engagements During the Present War, Are Accurately Inserted", Lodge, John

Subject: Colonial Eastern United States & Canada

Period: 1780 (dated)

Publication: Political Magazine

Color: Black & White

15.1 x 10.9 inches
38.4 x 27.7 cm

According to Jolly, this is an early state of the map which shows the British view of their colonies during the American Revolution. Based on the cartography of Thomas Jefferys, the map covers from James Bay to the Gulf of Mexico and provides many details about the frontier wilderness, including numerous early forts, Indian villages and tribal territories. The mythical islands in Lake Superior are a hold-over from earlier French cartographers. Earl Granville's Property in North Carolina is shown extending beyond the Mississippi River. Published by Richardson & Urquhart.

References: Jolly #POL-5; Phillips (Maps) p. 590.

Condition: B

Issued folding with light offsetting and soiling along the left fold. Several fold separations along the left fold have been repaired on verso with old paper. There is a binding trim at lower right.

Estimate: $500 - $650


Closed on 4/26/2017