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Jo[hn] Rutse Bleecker [untitled manuscript map of the Hudson and Connecticut River Valleys]   An intriguing manuscript by an important surveyor of Colonial New York

Author: Jo[hn] Rutse Bleecker
Title: [untitled manuscript map of the Hudson and Connecticut River Valleys]
Published: [Albany, 1745-1755?]
Description: Manuscript in ink and watercolor on laid paper, 11 7/8”h x 16 ½”w at sheet edge. Lined with linen at an early date.
Condition: The map has been cleaned, mended, and re-lined with its early linen.
Price: $25,000 Inventory: BRM2096

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[John Rutse Bleecker] [Three untitled manuscript maps on the recto and verso of one sheet, including the Hudson Valley, Schoharie Creek and the Seneca Country]   Major manuscript by an important surveyor of Colonial New York

Author: [John Rutse Bleecker]
Title: [Three untitled manuscript maps on the recto and verso of one sheet, including the Hudson Valley, Schoharie Creek and the Seneca Country]
Published: [Albany, ca 1767-1770?]
Description: Manuscripts in ink, pencil and watercolor on laid paper, 63 1/4”h x 16 1/4”w at sheet edge
Condition: Soiling and staining, minor foxing, a few mended tears and reinforcements along edges
Price: $60,000 Inventory: BRM2095

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Designed & Engraved for The Political Register The Colonies Reduced / Its Companion.   A Ben Franklin cartoon satirizing the Stamp Act, reissued in the British periodical press

Author: Designed & Engraved for The Political Register
Title: The Colonies Reduced / Its Companion.
Published: London, [December 1768]
Description: Engraving on laid paper, 6 3/8”h x 3 7/8”w plus title and margins, uncolored
Condition: Short edge tear at left, not affecting image. Minor foxing, largely confined to margins.
Price: $1250 Inventory: BRM1909

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