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Auction 179, Lot 272

"Map of the State of New York", Morse, Jedidiah (Rev.)

Subject: New York

Period: 1796 (circa)

Publication: The American Universal Geography

Color: Black & White

9.5 x 7.4 inches
24.1 x 18.8 cm
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This early map of the state of New York shows watershed and topography, and names towns and counties. In the lower portion of the state there is an area marked Ceded to Massachusetts. Chautauqua Lake appears as Calaughaque L. Meridians are from both London and Philadelphia. Drawn by J. Denison, engraved by Amos Doolittle, and published by Thomas & Andrews, Boston.

References: McCorkle (18th C. Geography) #304-7; Wheat & Brun #368.

Condition: B+

Issued folding, now flat, with light scattered foxing and toning. There is a 0.5" fold separation that enters the map border at bottom right and has been closed on verso with archival tape.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $130

Closed on 9/16/2020