Auction 129, Lot 325

"A Map of Pensylvania, with Part of the Adjacent States from the Latest Surveys", Morse, Jedidiah (Rev.)

Subject: Pennsylvania

Period: 1793 (published)

Publication: Morse's American Universal Geography

Color: Black & White

7.8 x 7.2 inches
19.8 x 18.3 cm

Scarce map of Pennsylvania that includes part of the surrounding states, with all of New Jersey. The names of Lake Geo., Oneida Lake and Lake Ontario are engraved upside down and the Susquehanna River is nearly so. Buffalo Swamp is shown in Western New York. The Northeast Branch of Susquecherry Val[ley] is named. The Erie Triangle is shown in New York. A second label for Oneida Lake is correctly printed right-side up. Engraved by Osgood Carleton.

References: Wheat & Brun #438.

Condition: B+

Light impression and an area of very light toning or foxing. Small section of left margin missing with paper laid in.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 9/23/2009