MAP OF THE COUNTY OF WASHINGTON.

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David Burr


Map of the County of Washington.

Copper plate engraving, 1829.
Image size 24 1/2 x 13 1/2" plus margins.
Good condition. Full original hand coloring.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 54538
Price: $525.00
Publisher : Published by David H. Burr, NY.
A fine map from Burr's "An Atlas of the State of New York Containing a Map of the State and of the Several Counties. Projected and Drawn by a Uniform Scale... under the Supervision & direction of Simon De Witt, Surveyor General.…" "It is a magnificent publication and was the second atlas of an individual state ever published." (Ristow). Engraved by Rawdon Clark & Co. Albany & Rawdon, Wright & Co. N.Y. The map divides the county into numbered land allotment tracts, and names major landowners. Lake George and Lake Champlain are on the northern edge of the map.This impression from the 1839 re-issue published by Stone & Clark. Maps

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