March 23, 2019 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Fry & Jefferson Map of Virginia

Joshua Fry (circa 1700-1754) and Peter Jefferson (1708-1757), [A Map of the most inhabited part of Virginia / containing the whole province of / Maryland / with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina / Drawn by Josua Fry & Peter Jefferson in 1751]; engraved and originally published by Thomas Jefferys in London, 1751, this copy, the 5th state was issued in 1768; with hand coloring; 31-1/2 x 48-1/2 in.; modern black frame, 47-1/2 x 57-1/2 in.


For more on the Fry Jefferson map and its states, see Pritchard and Taliaferro, [Degrees of Latitude], catalog no. 30.

Provenance:Colonial Williamsburg Foundation (acquired 1981), Proceeds to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund


foxing, toning and handling grime to paper, slight fading, some loss to map at vertical center crease, some small tears at edges, some small areas of re-touch to image at center crease area of loss

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000

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