Lot 17
  • 17

Hutchins, Thomas

Estimate
50,000 - 70,000 USD
Sold
47,500 USD
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Description

  • <em>A New Map of the Western Parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland and North Carolina; Comprehending the River Ohio, and all the Rivers, which fall into it; Part of the River Mississippi, the Whole of the Illinois River, Lake Erie; Part of the Lakes Huron, Michigan &c. And all the Country bordering on these Lakes and Rivers</em>. London: Thomas Hutchins, 1778
Engraved folding map (45 x 36 1/2 in.; 1144 x 926 mm), printed on four sheets, dissected into 32 sections and mounted on linen, contemporary outline handcoloring, engraved by T. Cheevers, a few engraved "Remarks" at bottom touting the natural resources of the area depicted.  PROVENANCE: The Newberry Library (stamps on linen verso; Sotheby's New York, 1 November 1993, lot 96, sold to augment the permanent book acquisition funds of the Newberry Library)

Handsomely framed with UVIII Plexiglass. Some light marginal soiling, a few minor surface abrasions.

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