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Sayer, Robert (1725-1794) and John Bennett (fl. 1770-1784) The Theatre of War in North America, with the Roads and a Table of the Dista

 
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2865BLocation: BostonDate / Time: November 15, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Sayer, Robert (1725-1794) and John Bennett (fl. 1770-1784) The Theatre of War in North America,with the Roads and a Table of the Distances. London: March 20, 1776. Copper-plate engraved map on paper, hand-colored in outline; with three columns of letterpress text below; mounted, slightly fragmentary where folds converge, colors faded, 30 x 21 3/4 in.
This rare broadside was published just days after the British evacuation of Boston. The bottom text portion includes descriptions of each of the British colonies, soon to be the independent states.
Estimate $3,000-5,000


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