Auction 125, Lot 265

"Supplement to the Baltimore American. 1773 - 1890. Behold Maryland! the healthiest and happiest State in the Union…",

Subject: Maryland

Period: 1890 (published)

Publication:

Color: Printed Color

Size:
25.8 x 16 inches
65.5 x 40.6 cm

This unique publication is an attractive two-tone map of Maryland distinguished by numerous vignettes, including a view of the port, celebrations of Maryland's industry and architecture. The vignettes include: Chesapeake & Delaware Canal; Ship Canal 350 Miles Shorter to Europe; Iron Ore Works; Ship Building; Marble & Granite, and more. The title is taken from the first few lines at bottom taken from a speech given in New York by General Felix Agnus. A most uncommon map of Maryland.

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Condition: B+

Folding as issued with tiny area of loss at centerfold intersection, some splitting along fold, perfectly closed on verso.

Estimate: $120 - $180

Sold for: $450

Closed on 9/24/2008

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