Auction 153, Lot 127

"A Map of the District of Maine with New Brunswick & Nova Scotia", Morse, Jedidiah (Rev.)

Subject: Northeastern United States & Canada

Period: 1796 (circa)

Publication: The American Universal Geography

Color: Black & White

9.1 x 6.9 inches
23.1 x 17.5 cm

Copper engraved map of the region when it was a district of Massachusetts. Early county borders for York, Cumberland, Lincoln, Hancock, and Washington. The Eastern Boundary of the United States with New Brunswick is a straight line from the Saint Lawrence south to the Bay of Fundy. Chaleur Bay nearly makes an island with the Gaspe Peninsula. The map locates Portsmouth, Sedwich, Trenton, Machias, Halifax, and more. Published in Boston by Thomas & Andrews and engraved by Doolittle.

References: McCorkle (18th C. Geography) #304-4; Wheat & Brun #175.

Condition: B+

Issued folding with faint soiling, a small hole in New Brunswick, and a chip in the bottom left corner, well away from map image.

Estimate: $200 - $240


Closed on 5/20/2015