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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

Auction:
2730B
Lot:
400
Sold for:
$1,169$950

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2730B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 31, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

New England. Braddock Mead (c. 1688-1757) and Thomas Jefferys (1695-1771) A Map of the most Inhabited part of New England. [from] Atlas Ameriquain Septentrional. Paris: George Louis le Rouge, 1777.
Large copper-plate engraved map printed on four joined sheets, hand-colored, with the inset map of Boston in the upper left, and the cartouche of Plymouth Rock in the lower right; and the plan of Boston Harbor at bottom center, the cartouche reversed, a close copy of the fourth London variant of the map from 1768; old folds and signs of handling, a few unobtrusive patches on the verso, 39 1/2 x 41 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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New England, Thomas Jefferys, Paris, George Louis le Rouge, London, Boston Harbor

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