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Auction 154, Lot 152

"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 7.4 inches
24.4 x 18.8 cm

This is the 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 a faint spot in the image, a short fold separation in the top blank margin, and a narrow bottom margin as issued.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/16/2015