Auction 160, Lot 201

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

Subject: Maryland & Delaware

Period: 1796 (published)

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: B+

Backed with tissue to repair a 2" fold separation at top with faint scattered foxing.

Estimate: $180 - $220

Sold for: $325

Closed on 11/16/2016