Auction 169, Lot 257

"Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique du Maryland", Buchon, Jean Alexandre

Subject: Maryland

Period: 1825 (published)

Publication: Atlas Geographique, Statistique, Historique ... des Deux Ameriques

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18.5 x 11 inches
47 x 27.9 cm

This map of Maryland is on a full folio sheet with text surrounding the map describing boundaries, agricultural output, climate, important towns and cities, and more. Counties are up to date, and several towns and cities, rivers, and roads are shown. Battlefields of the War of 1812 are noted, including Bladensburg, Frenchtown, and just outside of Baltimore. Washington, D.C. is prominently displayed, with Georgetown and the capitol noted within its borders. Delaware appears in its entirety as well. With text measures 24.8 x 18.2".

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Condition: B+

In original color with light color offsetting and faint toning along the centerfold.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/12/2018

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