Dec 13, 2018 - Sale 2496

Sale 2496 - Lot 144

Price Realized: $ 6,760
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
(NEW YORK CITY -- ENVIRONS.) Alexander, James; and Turner, James. Map No. II [New York City vicinity and parts of the Hudson, Raritan and Delaware Rivers and Long Island]. Engraved folding map on laid paper. 18 3/4x14 1/4 inches sheet size; skillful marginal repairs. [Boston, 1747]

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Scarce map of New York City, western Long Island, and northern New Jersey issued in "A Bill in the Chancery of New Jersey", an outline of colonial land disputes within the region. The Bill was printed and sold by Benjamin Franklin in Philadelphia and included this map, along with two others engraved by James Turner of Boston, representing some of the earliest American-published cartography of the region. Wheat & Brun 397