Published: March 15, 2022
FREEPORT, MAINE — Edited by Thomas Paine and containing some of the most important maps of the Revolutionary war, a complete 1775 edition of The Pennsylvania Magazine topped Casco Bay’s March 12 sale. With the 12 monthly issues, plus the supplement, the book sold for $38,400. It included all seven engraved maps including a perspective view of the Battle of Bunker Hill, maps of the American invasion of Canada, a map of the siege of Boston, which was one of the first maps bearing information about the Revolution, plus eight more engraved plates.
Early furniture in the sale included a Delaware River Valley Queen Anne walnut dressing table, a New England grain-painted blanket chest and more. A full report will follow.
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