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    [Battle of Long Island]. The Seat of Action between the British and American Forces or An Authentic Plan of the Western Part of Long Island, with the Engagement of the 27th August 1776 between The King's Forces and the Americans: Containing also STATEN ISLAND and the Environs of AMBOY and NEW YORK, with the Course of Hudsons River, from Courtland the Great Magazine of the American Army, to Sandy Hook from the Surveys of Major Holland. 17" x 19.25" (sight), London: for Robert Sayer and Jonathan Bennett; October 22, 1776. Engraved map, lightly hand-colored. A scarce map depicting an important battle early in the Revolutionary War. Besides the archaic and charming names for locations we are familiar with today, the map depicts fortifications, and notations regarding troop movements. With a small inset map titled, "The Road from AMBOY to Philadelphia." Matted and framed to an overall size of 22.5" x 25.25".

    Condition: Flattened folds, very light wear and soiling. Overall, excellent.

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