Lot 154: (NEW YORK.) Burr, David. Map of the State of New York and the Surrounding Country.
December 8, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (NEW YORK.) Burr, David. Map of the State of New York and the Surrounding Country. Double-page engraved state map. 21 1/2x28 1/4 inches sheet size; hand-colored; minor repair at lower centerfold. Ithaca: Stone & Clark, 1841
A fine map from a rare later edition of Burr''s Atlas of the State of New York: the first atlas devoted exclusively to New York State and an important milestone in the history of American cartography. Burr''s atlas was the second ever to be devoted to a single state, preceded only by Robert Mill''s Atlas of South Carolina.