Auction 98, Lot 100

"Map of Hudson's River, with the adjacent Country", Anon.

Subject: Colonial New York and New England

Period: 1778 (published)

Publication: Gentleman's Magazine

Color: Black & White

Size:
11.5 x 8.3 inches
29.2 x 21.1 cm

Great little map from this British periodical that was designed to familiarize the magazine's readers with the location of the hostilities in the "American War." This map was meant to illustrate the region of the Hudson and Delaware Rivers and the marches of the armies under the Generals Howe, Clinton and Burgoyne. It covers New York and New England as far east as the Connecticut River and south to include Philadelphia. Crown Point and Ticonderoga are at the top of the area covered. Bound in issue of Gentleman's Magazine: January 1778.

References: Jolly GENT-257.

Condition: A

Minor offsetting that can easily be erased.

Estimate: $230 - $275

Sold for: $210

Closed on 3/6/2002

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