Paris: Dentu, 1807. 1st Edition. Folio. Good+. Item #13430
Beautiful Revolutionary War map depicting troop dispositions surrounding the Battle of White Plains in 1776.
From the French Edition of John Marshall's 'Life of Washington', the map is titled 'Pays Situe entre Frog's Point et Croton River et Position des Armees Americaine et Brittanique Depuis le 12 Octobre 1776, jusqu'au 28 du meme mois qu'elles engagerent le Combat sur les Plaines Blanches'.
Depicting the battle area in Westchester County and the Bronx, from Pines Bridge in the north down to Harlem in Manhattan, and as far east as Rye, NY. and west to Fort Lee on the Jersey side of the Hudson.
Maps from the Atlas volume of Marshall's in-depth biography are extremely scarce and very desirable.
This map is printed on laid paper, lightly soiled with original fold lines and mild to moderate edge wear, including a 1/2-inch chip to the upper edge which stops right at the edge of the ruled border. The verso contains nine ancient remnants of tape along the edges. Mild foxing.
Overall a scarce and desirable Revolutionary War map, perfect for framing and display.