8 December 2015
FADEN, William (1749-1836) and Charles STEDMAN (1753-1812). A Plan of the Operations of the King's Army under the Command of General Sr. William Howe, K.B. in New York and East New Jersey, against the American Forces Commanded By General Washington, From the 12th of October to the 28th of November 1776… London: Stedman, 1793.
Engraved map of the Battle of New York, image 712 x 488 mm. Matted and framed (not examined out of frame).
Stedman’s edition of Faden's map of the Battle of New York, first published in London in 1777. Faden's map depicts the campaigns of October and November 1776, in northern Manhattan, lower Westchester, and East New Jersey. It “shows in detail movements and encampments of the British and American units from the north shore of Long Island north of the Croton River, south to Fort Washington on upper Manhattan, and west to Fort Lee in New Jersey" Nebenzahl, 101; Tooley, p. 78.
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