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Auction 190, Lot 255

"The Part of Virginia Which Was the Seat of Action", Conder, Thomas

Subject: Eastern Virginia

Period: 1788 (circa)

Publication: The History of Rise, Progress and Establishment … of the United States

Color: Black & White

10.3 x 7.1 inches
26.2 x 18 cm
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This detailed Revolutionary War map extends from tidewater Virginia back into the Piedmont to Louisa and Orange counties. Derived in part from the Fry & Jefferson map of Virginia and Maryland, it includes part of Maryland and much of the lower Chesapeake Bay. Watershed, islands, courthouses, and some early roads are delineated. It names many towns and settlements including Jamestown, Williamsburg, Norfolk, Suffolk, Hampton, Richmond, Hanover, Fredericksburg, Elk Hill, Albemarle, and Tappahannock. The map locates Tod's Bridge, Raccoon Ford, Cape Henry, Point Comfort, and more. Published in William Gordon's The History of Rise, Progress and Establishment of the Independence of the United States.

References: Howes #G-256.

Condition: B+

Issued folding with light offsetting, scattered foxing, and some staining confined to the edges of the sheet.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $150

Closed on 11/16/2022