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Auction 189, Lot 239

"The State of New Jersey, Compiled from the Most Accurate Surveys", Reid, John

Subject: New Jersey

Period: 1796 (published)

Publication: The American Atlas

Color: Black & White

14.3 x 17.5 inches
36.3 x 44.5 cm
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This is an early and important map of New Jersey from the second atlas published in the United States. It was closely copied from Samuel Lewis' map of 1795 and was engraved by David Martin. The map depicts twelve counties, the division line of East from West Jersey, and early roads. It further locates settlements, churches, mills, and taverns. Decorated by a compass rose with fleur-de-lis and rhumb lines.

References: Wheat & Brun #418.

Condition: B+

A nice impression with light offsetting, minor foxing, and repaired short centerfold separations at left and right.

Estimate: $375 - $450


Closed on 9/14/2022