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Engraving Maps for "The Life of George Washington," Circa 1803

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John Vallance (American, 1770 – 1823)
Boston with its Environs, circa 1803
Engraving on wove paper
Unsigned
Pulled from The Life of George Washington , commander in chief of the American forces, during the war which established the independence of his country, and first president of the United States. : Compiled under the inspection of the Honourable Bushrod Washington, from original papers bequeathed to him by his deceased relative, and now in possession of the author. : To which is prefixed, an introduction, containing a compendious view of the colonies planted by the English on the continent of North America, from their settlement to the commencement of that war which terminated their independence., John Marshall
Published by Caleb Parry Wayne (American, 1776 – 1849)

J.H. Seymour (American, 18th/19th century)
A plan of New York Island, part of Long Island &c. shewing the position of the American and British Armies, before, at, and after the engagement on the Heights, August 27th 1776, circa 1803
Engraving on wove paper
Unsigned
Pulled from The Life of George Washington , commander in chief of the American forces, during the war which established the independence of his country, and first president of the United States. : Compiled under the inspection of the Honourable Bushrod Washington, from original papers bequeathed to him by his deceased relative, and now in possession of the author. : To which is prefixed, an introduction, containing a compendious view of the colonies planted by the English on the continent of North America, from their settlement to the commencement of that war which terminated their independence., John Marshall
Published by Caleb Parry Wayne (American, 1776 – 1849)

Condition

- significant toning and foxing to sheets; significant water damage; wear, tears and creasing to edges; wear and tears to central fold; plate mark of one obscured by wear to edges.

Dimensions

18.0" W x 11.0" H x 0.1" D

- measures each sheet; plate mark measures 14.0" W x 9.5" H.

Item #

ITMGB75611

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