Auction 122, Lot 271

"Delaware", Finley, Anthony

Subject: Delaware

Period: 1824 (circa)

Publication: A New General Atlas, Comprising a Complete Set of Maps…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.5 x 11.2 inches
21.6 x 28.4 cm

This handsome map of the state details the county seats, roads, towns and settlements, and watershed. Shows a network of wagon roads between the major towns and villages. Locates Iron Hill, Christiana's Bridge, ferrys and mills. The Cypress Swamp is well drawn along the border with Maryland. Engraved by Young & Delleker. According to Ristow, Finley published his atlases between 1824 to 1834, with separate issues published in the years 1824, 26, 29, 30, 31, 33 and 1834.

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Condition: B+

Some marginal foxing with a few spots in map image. Very nice original color and fine impression on thick paper with full margins.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 12/5/2007

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