Catalog Archive
Auction 153, Lot 253

"Map of Washington and Vicinity", U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Subject: Washington, D.C.

Period: 1882 (dated)


Color: Black & White

29.7 x 21.9 inches
75.4 x 55.6 cm

This map of greater Washington covers the region from Rockville and Laurel south to Occoquan and Mt. Vernon. The street grid pattern for Alexandria, Georgetown and Washington is shown with concentric circles radiating out from the capital in 5-mile intervals. Filled with details, the map identifies and locates post offices, parks, cemeteries, roads and railroads. No auction results or dealer listings have appeared for this map in the last 30 years.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with light toning along the folds and a few tiny splits at fold intersections.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $100

Closed on 5/20/2015