Catalog Archive
Auction 135, Lot 181

"The States of Maryland and Delaware from the latest Surveys", Low, E.

Subject: Mid-Atlantic United States

Period: 1799 (dated)

Publication: Low's New Encyclopaedia

Color: Black & White

9 x 7.3 inches
22.9 x 18.5 cm

This map was drawn by Anderson and strongly engraved by John Scoles. It shows all of Maryland and Delaware. The inset extends west, "Continuation of the Potomac River from Fort Cumberland." Title in circular cartouche, distance scale is in American Miles. This map is identical (except for date and imprint) to Payne's map from the 1799 edition of New and Complete Universal Geography, which itself was derived from the Samuel Lewis map of 1795.

References: cf Wheat & Brun #515.

Condition: A

Fine dark impression on clean paper. A tiny puncture in title, otherwise flawless.

Estimate: $400 - $500


Closed on 2/16/2011