October 03, 2020 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


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Des Barres - Chart of Boston Harbor, 1775

Joseph Frederick Des Barres (1721-1824), for the Atlantic Neptune, 1775, state 2 of 5, endorsed "James Sever Boston" verso, engraving on two uncut sheets, left sheet 30-1/2 x 23 in., right sheet 32-3/4 x 23-3/4 in.

 Note: Click here to read about this important American maritime collection from the Sever family and to view additional items from this collection.

Provenance:Captain James N. Sever (1761-1845), Captain USS Congress; by descent in family

Condition:

scattered toning, light staining and foxing, wear and small tears to edges, some creasing throughout, scattered restorations to edges and reinforced tears, left sheet with significant loss to upper right corner

Estimate: $5,500 - $6,500
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$3,690
10/03/2020

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