New England. Braddock Mead (c. 1688-1757) and Thomas Jefferys (1695-1771) A Map of the Most Inhabited Part of New England
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New England. Braddock Mead (c. 1688-1757) and Thomas Jefferys (1695-1771) A Map of the Most Inhabited Part of New England. London: Jefferys, 29 November 1774.
Copper-plate engraved map on four separate paper panels, hand-coloring, with outlines, the cartouche fully colored, framed; sun fading to the hand coloring, the sheet toned, with limited foxing, most notably along the overlap of sheets that meet in the north/south direction, down the center of New Hampshire, 39 1/2 x 42 in.
The Jefferys map, created with the notorious Mead, has been valued for its accuracy and detail since it was new.
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