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Auction 184, Lot 319

"Map of the Head Waters of the Rivers Susquehanna & Delaware Embracing the Early Patents on the South Side of the Mohawk River from the Original, Drawn About the Year 1790...", Pease Lithography

Subject: Southern New York

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: The Documentary History of the State of New York

Color: Hand Color

21.8 x 19.8 inches
55.4 x 50.3 cm
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Detailed land grant map of regions south of the Mohawk and east of the Tianaderha rivers, showing the original grants with owner's names and dates. The map was drawn from a map by Simeon de Witt, Surveyor General of the State of New York in about 1790. A nice landscape vignette and elegant swash letter title complete the composition.


Condition: B+

Issued folding and now flattened and backed with tissue to repair a short edge tear at left. Light offsetting.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $80

Closed on 9/15/2021