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Auction 184, Lot 123

"Various Plans and Draughts of Cities, Towns, Harbours &c. Drawn from the Latest Authorities", Conder, Thomas

Subject: Colonial Eastern North America & West Indies

Period: 1780 (circa)

Publication: Moore's New and Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels

Color: Hand Color

8.1 x 11.8 inches
20.6 x 30 cm
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This very attractive sheet has five maps: Plan of the Harbour of New-York and Parts Adjacent, The Town & Harbour of Boston &c., Draught of the River Delaware from Chester to Philadelphia, Plan of the Harbour of Charles Town, South Carolina, and Plan of the City & Harbour of Havanna, Capital of Cuba. Each map is very detailed with city plans, islands, and channels. Filled with interesting and early place names: Old Town and New Town on Staten Island, Elizabeth Town, Penny Ferry, Inn de Marmoleno, Johnstons Fort, etc. Top and bottom have decorative garlands.

References: Shirley (BL Atlases) G.MOOR-1a #8.

Condition: A

A fine impression with a touch of soiling on the Boston map.

Estimate: $350 - $425

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/15/2021