Lot 30
  • 30

FRY, JOSHUA AND PETER JEFFERSON

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20,000 - 30,000 USD
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20,000 USD
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Description

  • A Map of the Most Inhabited Part of Virginia; Containing the Whole Province of Maryland with Part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina. London: Thomas Jefferys, circa 1755
Map sectioned and mounted on linen in original marbled board slipcase with contemporary manuscript label (map 49 x 31 in.; 124.5 x 78.7 cm). Engraved by Thomas Jefferys, partially handcolored in outline, cartouche by Charles Grignion after Francis Hayman depicting a wharf scene with slaves crating tobacco into barrels, some faint spotting and soiling to linen backing, but a lovely example; case a bit rubbed and faded
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