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Auction 95, Lot 92

"A Map of the Colonies of Connecticut and Rhode Island, Divided into Counties & Townships, from the best Authorities", Kitchin, Thomas

Subject: Colonial United States

Period: 1758 (dated)

Publication: London Magazine

Color: Hand Color

10 x 8.1 inches
25.4 x 20.6 cm
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The first printed map to depict primarily these two colonies. The township designations are not found on any other maps. Kitchin probably used the Survey of Gardner and Kellock (1737) as the source for this map. On a scale of 16 miles to the inch. Decorative title cartouche and simple compass rose.

References: Jolly LOND-135 and Thompson #14.

Condition: A

Crisp impression. Folding as issued.

Estimate: $220 - $275

Sold for: $275

Closed on 6/13/2001