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United States of America. Thomas Kitchin (1718-1784) Map of the United States in North America; with the British, French, and Spanish D

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
489
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$1,599$1,300

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Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

United States of America. Thomas Kitchin (1718-1784) Map of the United States in North America; with the British, French, and Spanish Dominions adjoining, according to the Treaty of 1783. London: by T. Cadell, 1783.
Double-folio copper-plate engraved map on paper, uncolored; old folds, light toning, 20 1/4 x 17 in.
Thomas Kitchin's map notably records an early instance of British recognition of the sovereignty and independence of the new nation by its proper name.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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