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(Facsimile, History of Cartography): The American atlas, or, A geographical description of the whole continent of America: wherein are delineated at large, its several regions, countries, states, and islands; and chiefly the British Colonies

By Jefferys, Thomas

London: Times Newspapers in association with the Royal Geographical Society and David Paradine Developments Ltd., 1976. Slip-cased 22 inch elephant folio, near fine, in half blue goat-skin and marbled paper boards. Thirty map sheets originally from 49 copperplates, based on the copy at the Royal Geographical Society. Slip case with one or two small scuffs, gilt lettered label. This edition was limited to 200 copies, this one being unnumbered (not unusual). This is a very attractive bicentennial facsimile atlas, and certainly one of the most important cartographic items pertaining to America in the Revolutionary War era. This particular facsimile, based on the map count and dates, is from the 1777 issue of the atlas (originally issued s in 1776), and printed and sold by R. Sayer and J. Bennett. For a description of the varied issues see David Rumsey's online map collection, Ref. 0346b. . Facsimile, Limited. Half-Leather. Near Fine.

$1775.00

(Map of Virginia): Plan of the Investment and Attack of York in Virginia

By Yeager, J (engraver)

Philadelphia: J. Crissy, 1832. G+ due to offsetting and an embossed library stamp (Public Llibrary, North Adams, Mass, 1884) on map. The stamp is not a serious visual distraction. Early hand colored wash w/army positions color coded. Positions of hospital, artillery shown. This p articular map indicates the positions of the American and French forces. From the "Atlas to Marshall's Life of Washington". The image measures 23x15cm..

$130.00

(Map of New York): Plan of New York Island and part of Long Island Showing the Position of the American & British Armies, before, at, and after the Engagement on the Heights, August 27th, 1776

By Yeager, J (engraver)

Philadelphia: J. Crissy, 1832. G+ due to offsetting, minor spotting and an embossed library stamp (Public Llibrary, North Adams, Mass, 1884) on map. The stamp is not a serious visual distraction. Early hand colored wash w/army positions color coded. Positions of British fleet det ailed here. Waterways fairly detailed, with prominent Hudson river. From the "Atlas to Marshall's Life of Washington". The image measures 23x16cm..

$130.00

(Map of Massachusetts): Boston with its Environs

By Yeager, J (engraver)

Philadelphia: J. Crissy, 1832. Good due to offsetting, some creasing. An embossed library stamp (Public Library, North Adams, Mass, 1884) is not a serious visual distraction. This particular map is generally b&w w/British army positions color coded. Waterways are quite detailed here . From the "Atlas to Marshall's Life of Washington". The image measures 16x23cm..

$120.00

(Map of Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey): Map of the Country from Raritan River in East Jersey to Elk Head in Maryland, Shewing the several Operations of the American & British Armies in 1776 & 1777

By Yeager, J (engraver)

Philadelphia: J. Crissy, 1832. Good due to offsetting, distinct spotting and an embossed library stamp (Public Llibrary, North Adams, Mass, 1884) on map. The stamp is not a serious visual distraction. Early hand colored wash w/army positions color coded. Waterways are quite dettail ed here. From the "Atlas to Marshall's Life of Washington". The image measures 16x23cm..

$100.00

(Map of USA-- New England): Map of the Country which was the scene of Operations of the Northern Army, Including the Wilderness Through which Genl. Arnold marched to attack Quebec

By Yeager, J (engraver)

Philadelphia: J. Crissy, 1832. G due to offsetting and an embossed library stamp (NPublic Llibrary, North Adams, Mass, 1884) on map. The stamp is not a serious visual distraction. Early hand colored wash w/army positions color coded. From the "Atlas to Marshall's Life of Washington". Some of Southeastern Canada (La Prairie) shown. 24.5x19cm..

$130.00

(Map of Virginia): Investment and Attack of York, in Virginia

By Marshall, J (from atlas for Marshall's Life of Washington)

London: R Phillips, 1832. VG+ small b&w with slight color coding of troop positions. One of several maps issued for a later edition of Marshall's work.Very clean image. The image measures 20.5x22cm. The above date is approximate..

$110.00

(Map of New Jersey): Plan of the Northern part of New Jersey Showing the Positions of the American & British Armies after crossing the North River in 1776

By Yeager, J (engraver)

J. Crissy, Philadelphia, 1832. G- due to offsetting, two spotted areas in image. An embossed library stamp (Public Library, North Adams, Mass, 1884) is not a serious visual distraction. Early hand colored wash w/army positions color coded. The "north river" here is the Hudson Riv er. Waterways are quite detailed here. From the "Atlas to Marshall's Life of Washington". The image measures 23x16cm..

$110.00

(Maps / Charts /Plates- New England History- Stephen Daye): Ten Fac-simile Reproductions Relating to New England

By Green, Samuel Abott

Boston: University Press: John Wilson and Son, Cambridge , 1902. Gilt-lettered green cloth covers in very good condition, binding tight. This volume, limited to 125 copies, is dedicated to "The Memory of Stephen Daye, The First Printer in the Englaish Colonies of America...". The 10 sections in the book, each with their own facsimile reproductions, are: Stephen Daye, The Earliest Printer...; Map of Massachusetts 1637; Benjamin Tompson, The Earliest American Poet; The Names of Streets, etc. in Boston, 1708; Blodget's Plan of the Battle Near Lake George, 1755; The Stamp Act, 1765; The Seat of War, Near Boston, 1775; Gen. Rufus Putnam's Plan of Towns in Worcester County, 1785; Dr. Prescott's Plan of Groton, Massachusetts, 1794; State Street, BOston, 1801. This is a nicely produced (B&W reproductions) and scarce volume of early colonial Americana. . Cloth. Very Good.

$195.00

(Map of Carolinas, Virginia): Map of part of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina & Georgia which were the scenes of the most important Operations of the Southern Armies

By Yeager, J (engraver)

Philadelphia: J. Crissy, 1832. G+ due to offsetting and an embossed library stamp (Public Llibrary, North Adams, Mass, 1884) on map. The stamp is not a serious visual distraction. Early hand colored wash w/army positions color coded. Fairly elaborate detail of waterways from Sava nnah to the southern portion of Chesapeake Bay. From the "Atlas to Marshall's Life of Washington". The image measures 23x15cm..

$130.00