Dec 13, 2018 - Sale 2496

Sale 2496 - Lot 58

Price Realized: $ 13,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 18,000 - $ 22,000
DES BARRES, JOSEPH FREDERICK WALLET. A Chart of the Coast of New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, &c. Large stipple and engraved chart on 3 sheets of joined laid paper, each bearing "JBates" watermarks. 63 1/2x31 1/2 inches overall, wide margins; original wash color refreshed; archivally lined on verso stabilizing several cracks and creases; an attractive example. London: J.F.W. Des Barres, March 1st, 1780

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From the "Atlantic Neptune", Des Barres' monumental mariner's atlas, this is the finest 18th-century chart of the middle Atlantic coast, extending from Long Island to the Outer Banks. Stevens 145B.