Auction 122, Lot 291

"Maryland", Finley, Anthony

Subject: Maryland

Period: 1824 (circa)

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

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11.2 x 8.6 inches
28.4 x 21.8 cm

Copper engraved map of the state details the county seats, roads, towns and settlements, and watershed. The map appears to be up-to-date to circa 1822: the land gain from Ann Arundel is not noted here. Locates District of Columbia, and all towns and cities. 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 just a trace in the map. Very nice original color and fine impression on thick paper with full margins.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/5/2007

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