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FRY, Joshua (1699-1754) and JEFFERSON, Peter (1708-1757).
A Map of the most Inhabited Part of Virginia.
Engraved Map on 4 Sheets, joined.
London: for Robert Sayer & Thomas Jefferys, 1751 (1775).
32 x 50 inches sheet, 38 3/4 x 56 1/2 inches framed.
This map of Virginia is the most detailed of the 18th century and was used during the Revolutionary War. Fry was the immediate predecessor of George Washington as commanding officer of the Virginia Regiment; and Peter Jefferson was Thomas Jefferson's father. Plate 92 in Schwartz / Ehrenberg "The Mapping of America".

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Fry & Jefferson Map of Virginia, 1775

Estimate $18,000 - $25,000Jan 25, 2020
Starting Price $12,000
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