Jun 06, 2013 - Sale 2317

Sale 2317 - Lot 6

Price Realized: $ 390
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Bernier, Henry de. Sketch of the Action on the Heights of Charlestown 17 June 1775 between His Majestys Troops under the Command of M Genl. Howe and a Large Body of American Rebels. Engraved map, 525x340 mm sheet size, an India Proof mounted to a larger sheet measuring 560x705 mm; some darkening and soiling at edges of mount, map clean. Philadelphia: Harrison Hall, 10 February 1818

Additional Details

A possible variant of a map appearing in Analectic Magazine on different paper and folded to 8vo format. This map is unfolded and mounted on the original mount. Phillips in American Maps notes a similarly titled map, but punctuated with commas and with an imprint from a month later - appearing in the 4th series of The Port Folio in March 1818 (see page 181).