Auction 126, Lot 177

"Map of the States of Maryland and Delaware", Denison, James

Subject: United States - Mid-Atlantic

Period: 1797 (circa)

Publication: Morse's Universal Geography

Color: Black & White

9.5 x 7.5 inches
24.1 x 19.1 cm

First state of this detailed map which includes all of Chesapeake Bay. Washington City is located. At left is an inset, "The Western Part of Maryland" that names the Potomack River and several mountain ridges. Counties are named and delineated. The map also shows towns, roads, topography and good watershed detail. Published by Thomas & Andrews, Boston.

References: Wheat & Brun #514.

Condition: A

Near fine example with clean paper and strong, early impression. One spot near Baltimore.

Estimate: $180 - $200

Sold for: $190

Closed on 12/3/2008