Auction 150, Lot 240

"Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of Maryland", Carey & Lea

Subject: Maryland

Period: 1822 (circa)

Publication: A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.9 x 11.3 inches
48 x 28.7 cm

This map of Maryland is on a full folio sheet (20.4 x 16.7") with text below describing boundaries, agricultural output, climate, important towns and cities, and more. Counties are up to date, and several towns and cities, rivers, and roads are shown. Battlefields of the War of 1812 are noted, including Bladensburg, Frenchtown, and just outside of Baltimore. Washington, D.C. is prominently displayed, with Georgetown and the capitol noted within its borders. Delaware appears in its entirety as well. An elegant compass rose appears in the blank interior of Virginia. Drawn by Fielding Lucas, Jr. and engraved by Boyd.

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Condition: A

Original color. There are short centerfold separations at top and bottom that have been repaired with archival materials, a printer's crease below the title, and a few spots of printer's ink residue along the centerfold.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/17/2014

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