Revolutionary War Map of Virginia copy

Rare 18th Century Revolutionary War Map Entitled “The Part of Virginia which was the Seat of Action”

Antique 18th Century American Revolution Map Entitled “The Part of Virginia which was the Seat of Action” | Circa 1780’s Revolutionary War Map | Published in London in 1788 by Thomas Conder, Sculptor | Housed in a Painted Wooden Frame |  Choice Extremely Fine Condition

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  • Antique 18th Century American Revolution Map – Entitled “The Part of Virginia which was the Seat of Action” | Circa 1780’s Revolutionary War Map | Published in London in 1788 by Thomas Conder, Sculptor | Housed in a Painted Wooden Frame | Dimensions:  Approx. 12″ x 9″ | Condition: Choice Extremely Fine.  This is a very rare engraved Map of the areas around “…Virginia which was the Seat of Action…” | This is a very detailed Map of Virginia that includes part of Maryland, extending from the mouth of the Pautuxet River to just south of Cape Henry, and extending East to the Old Court House near Albermarle, Buckingham, Cumberland and Prince Edward Counties. Includes most of the Lower Chesapeake. This Map was bound into Volume IV of William Gordon’s: “THE HISTORY OF THE RISE, PROGRESS, AND ESTABLISHMENT OF THE INDEPENDENCE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA…,” published in London in 1788, engraved by Thomas Conder, although Verner comments that the map is drawn from the Fry Jefferson Map. Includes numerous roads, counties, towns, rivers, court houses, islands, and other contemporary Revolutionary War Era information. Very clean and sharply printed on period paper, hand date “1788” written at the bottom right margin edge below the sculptor’s name.  This Map is in Extremely Fine Condition with pleasing eye appeal.

  • Weight

    4lb.

    Height

    9"

    Width

    12"

    Depth

    1"

    Weight

    4lb.

    Height

    9"

    Width

    12"

    Depth

    1"

    Artist / Maker

    Thomas Conder

    Date

    18th Century

    Frame

    Yes

    Kind

    Books, Maps, Documents and Manuscripts, Collectibles, Documents & Manuscripts, Maps

    Medium

    Engraving

    Origin

    United Kingdom

    Other

    Glass Covering

    Style

    Realism

    Subject

    American Revolutionary War

    Support

    Laid Paper

    Title

    The Part of Virginia which was the Seat of Action