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[Canada in the American Revolution]
A MAP OF THE PRESENT SEAT OF WAR ON THE BORDERS OF CANADA. [FOR THE PENNSYLVANIA MAGAZINE. PHILADELPHIA, 1775].
Copperplate engraved map by Robert Aitken (420 x 162 mm).  Restoration to one edge outside of border, likely some fold reinforcement, but unspotted. Matted and framed.
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Provenance

Kenneth Nebenzahl, Chicago, 2001;
Vogel Collection no. 698.

Catalogue Note

A cartographic rarity celebrating Ethan Allan's and Benedict Arnold's capture of British forts in Canada. It is the first map published in America to depict the Lake Champlain region.

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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New York