Clive A. Burden LTD. Rare Maps, Antique Atlases, Books and Decorative Prints

The Mapping of North America

Mr. Philip D. Burden​
P.O. Box 863,
Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks HP6 9HD,
Tel: +44 (0) 1494 76 33 13

A fine series of engravings depicting scenes of the American Revolution including Boston, Lexington, Cornwallis’ surrender and the signing of the Treaty in 1783. The plates are mostly the work of the engravers Nicolas Ponce and Francois Godefroy. It should be noted that this work is the first French book to refer to the United States of America in the title. Cresswell ‘The American Revolution in Drawings and Prints’; Howes C576; Sabin 68421.
PONCE, Nicolas and GODEFROY, François

Recueil d'Estampes Representant les Differents Evenements de la Guerre qui a Procure l'Independence aux Etats Unis de l'Amerique

Paris, c.1784
Oblong quarto, contemporary blue marbled paper, with engraved title and 13 engraved plates and 2 maps.
Stock number: 7497


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