Bauman, Sebastian, Major. To His Excellency Genl. Washington. This Plan of the Investment of York and Gloucester...'' Philadelphia: 1782. 670 x 475 mm. Framed. Some water staining at lower margin. A very rare large scale map of the situation of the opposing armies of the Battle of Yorktown, the first American map of the final battle of the Revolutionary War. At the lower portion of the engraving is a large cartouche with explanations, rising from which on the right flank is the first printed depiction of the Stars & Stripes. Guthorn 19; Sellers & Van Ee, 1471; Wheat & Brun, 541.
US$ 40,000 - 60,000
£24,000 - 36,000