Jun 07, 2018 - Sale 2481

Sale 2481 - Lot 65

Price Realized: $ 8,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
EVANS, LEWIS; and POWNALL, THOMAS. A Map of the Middle British Colonies in North America. First Published by Mr. Lewis Evans, of Philadelphia, in 1755. Large engraved map on two sheets joined; original outline hand-color; archivally lined on verso, two small repairs within image at lower left, upper left margin with a hard crease and small paper loss, few additional minor tears or chips at margins. London: J. Almon, 1776

Additional Details

Pownall's authorized edition of Evans' seminal map of Colonial America, updated here to show greater detailed information in the northeastern region. Many pirated editions of the map were published throughout the eighteenth century, but this is the only issue to be printed from the original copper-plate engraved by James Turner in Philadelphia.