THE STATE OF VIRGINIA map, engraved by Benjamin Tanner, for The American Atlas, published by John Reid, New York, 1796. Copper plate engraving with hand coloring depicting an early map of Virginia with cities and towns, including Richmond, counties, roads, rivers, lakes, islands, harbors, bays, court houses, along with topographical details labelled. Title cartouche and scale of miles, top left.Map surrounded by scale notations and triple line border. Encapsulated (not laminated) in a plastic archival sleeve and secured to a mat. Plate – 14 1/4" H x 19 1/2" W. Sheet – 16 3/8" H x 20 1/8" W. Sight – 15" H x 19 3/4" W. Mat – 20" H x 26" W. Late 18th century. CONDITION: Overall good condition with toning, foxing spots, largest 1/4". David Lloyd Swift ink stamp label indicates that the map was professionally deacidified.
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