December 2017 Auction Ends Thursday, December 14th, 5pm Pacific
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1774 Map of New England measuring over 40'' square, the earliest large scale map of the New England colonies and used in the American Revolution. Drawn by Braddock Mead, and originally published in 1755, this copy was included in Thomas Jefferys' ''American Atlas'', with hand-outlines. London: Printed and sold by R. Sayer and J. Bennett, 1776 (map dated 1774). Entitled in full, ''A Map of the Most Inhabited Part of New England Containing the Provinces of Massachusetts Bay and New Hampshire, with the Colonies of Connecticut and Rhode Island, Divided into Counties and Townships: The whole composed from Actual Surveys and its Situation adjusted by Astronomical Observations.'' Measures 40'' x 41.25''. Folded in fourths, as printed by copper-plate engraving on laid paper, mounted to linen. Light toning, chipping along margins and separation starting along folds. Overall in very good condition, a bright copy ideal for framing.
1774 Map of New England -- The First Large Scale Map of New England Used for the American Revolution -- From Thomas Jefferys' ''American Atlas''
1774 Map of New England -- The First Large Scale Map of New England Used for the American Revolution -- From Thomas Jefferys' ''American Atlas''
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Minimum Bid: $1,500
Final prices include buyers premium.: $1,875
Number Bids: 1
Auction closed on Thursday, December 14, 2017.
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