Dec 07, 2023 - Sale 2655

Sale 2655 - Lot 5

Price Realized: $ 5,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) The Theatre of War in North America, with the Roads, and Tables, of the Superficial Contents, Distances, &ca. By An American. [On a sheet with]: A Compendious Account of the British Colonies in North-America. Large letterpress and engraved broadside map of colonial North America with statistical surveys and a table of distances. 30 3/4x22 1/4 inches sheet size, wide margins; original hand-color in outline; old folds with some resultant wear, losses at upper and lower right corners, backed on later cotton fabric. London: Sayer & Bennett, 20th November, 1776

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A compelling broadside, first issued in March of 1776, the present November edition offers up a newly engraved map which is a great improvement on the version used 8 months earlier; this revised edition is also far scarcer on the market. Stevens and Tree 59(b).