Sauthier, Claude Joseph (1736-1802) Chorographical Map of the Province of New York in North America . London: William Faden, 1779. Extra-large map printed on multiple panels, some hand-coloring along borders, panels overlapping, some toning, fading, not excessively folded, in an older black and gilt frame, map is 56 x 73 in., frame is 61 x 78 in. overall. Sauthier, the renowned Alsatian-born mapmaker, was working as the appointed surveyor of the Province of New York as early as 1773. His detailed surveys and maps were employed to advantage by the British during the American Revolution. Richly detailed and beautifully presented, this impressive map serves as a snapshot of the complexion of New York just before the province became the state.