Philadelphia: J.Crissy, 1832. First edition. Hardcover. The atlas issued to accompany the second edition of Marshall's 'Life of George Washington' and was superbly engraved by Yeager. The 10 maps are copper engraved with original wash color, and the American and British positions colored in blue & red. Maps include Boston with its Environs; Plan of New York Island and part of Long Island...after the Engagement on the Heights August 27th 1776; Plan of the Country from Frogs Point to Croton River... Engagement on the White Plains...; Plan of the Northern part of New Jeresey... after crossing the North River in 1776; Map of the Country from Raritan River in East Jersey to Elk Head in Maryland...; Map of the Country which was the scene of Operations of the Northern Army... including the Wilderness through which Genl. Arnold marched to attack Quebec (Vermont not shown, but NY "Hampshire Grants" extends to the NH border; Map of part of Rhode Island... Siege of Newport; Map of part of Virginia North Carolia Suth Carolina & Georgia... the most important Operations of the Southern Armies; Plan of the Investment and Attack of York in Virginia; Plan of the Siege of Charleston.
8vo, engraved title page and ten double-page maps, all hand colored. Original drab blue paper boards with tan cloth spine and corners, printed paper label on front cover. Boards lightly soiled, split along the back spine hinge. Slt offsetting on maps otherwise very good; previous owner book plate at paste down, Thomas L van Norden. HOWES M317. Item #22841