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A Chart of the Coast of New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, &c. Composed [...] by Jos. Fred. W. Des

$8,610$7,000
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3311T Location: Boston Date / Time: November 11, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

A Chart of the Coast of New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, &c. Composed [...] by Jos. Fred. W. Des Barres. London: Des Barres, March 1, 1780. Over-sized three-panel copper-plate engraved map with hand-coloring wash to land masses still present, but oxidized, the panels pieced together, mounted on heavy board, toned, 65 1/4 x 31 1/4 in.

Published as part of Joseph Frederick Wallet Des Barres's (1722-1824) massive marine atlas, The Atlantic Neptune, this sprawling map of the Atlantic coast of North America depicts the Long Island Sound in its northernmost section, and extends down the seaboard illustrating all ports and inlets southward in great detail, ending at Cape Lookout, Outer Banks, North Carolina.
Estimate $10,000-12,000


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Keywords

Fred, Joseph Frederick, W. Des Barres, London, Jos., Pensilvania