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21 April 1997
LOTTER, TOBIAS CONRAD. A Map of the most Inhabited part of New England, containing the Provinces of Massachusetts Bay and New Hampshire, with the Colonies of Conecticut [sic] and Rhode Island, Divided into Counties and Townships... Augsburg: Tobias Conrad Lotter, 1776. Engraved map on 4 sheets, aach approx. 637 x 560 mm. (25 1/8 x 22 in.), light marginal dampstain to 3 sheets, hand-colored. Inset plans of Boston and Boston Harbor, figural cartouche showing the landing at Plymouth Rock. A very good, fresh copy.
A German copy of Thomas Jeffery's map of New England, first published in 1755. This edition follows the second edition of c. 1764, in which a plan of Boston replaces that of Fort Frederick, and the areas previously marked "Wilderness Lands of the Crown" are covered with townships. Cf. Stevens-Tree, "Comparative Cartography," in Tooley, The Mapping of America (1980), p. 71, and Streeter sale II:688.
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