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


1618

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.

Note:

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

Condition:

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
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$26,400
03/23/2019

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