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Auction 153, Lot 176

"Map of the States of Maryland and Delaware", Morse, Jedidiah (Rev.)

Subject: Maryland & Delaware

Period: 1796 (circa)

Publication: The American Universal Geography

Color: Black & White

9.6 x 7.5 inches
24.4 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. Drawn by James Denison, engraved by Amos Doolittle, and published by Thomas & Andrews, Boston.

References: McCorkle (18th C. Geography) #304-10; Wheat & Brun #514.

Condition: A

Issued folding with several short fold separations that have been archivally repaired.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $130

Closed on 5/20/2015