Auction 112, Lot 384


Subject: Scotland

Period: 1824 (published)

Publication: A New General Atlas

Color: Hand Color

8.7 x 11.3 inches
22.1 x 28.7 cm

Finely's maps employ a delicate and elegant engraving style and provided extensive topographical and watershed information. He was the dominant map maker in the United States in the early 1820s into the 1830s. His atlases were very successful, outselling rival atlases by Carey & Lea, and Tanner. His maps were printed on high quality paper and were routinely corrected and updated.

Boldly engraved copper plate map with good detail of the roads, towns and villages. Finely engraved by Young & Delleker.


Condition: B

Crisp impression and fine original pastel coloring. One light foxing spot in map and light foxing in margins.

Estimate: $120 - $140


Closed on 9/28/2005