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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

Auction:
3311T
Lot:
1455
Sold for:
$8,610$7,000

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

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