Auction 139, Lot 167

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

Subject: Mid-Atlantic United States

Period: 1796 (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 that includes all of the Chesapeake Bay and locates Washington City. 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: B

Some offsetting of image and a few occasional spots, else very good.

Estimate: $190 - $220

Sold for: $140

Closed on 2/15/2012