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Auction 181, Lot 118

"A Map of the District of Maine with New Brunswick & Nova Scotia", Morse, Jedidiah (Rev.)

Subject: Northeastern United States & Canada

Period: 1796 (published)

Publication: The American Universal Geography

Color: Black & White

9.1 x 6.9 inches
23.1 x 17.5 cm

A copper engraved map showing the region when it was a district of Massachusetts. Early county borders for York, Cumberland, Lincoln, Hancock, and Washington are delineated. The Eastern Boundary of the United States with New Brunswick is a straight line from the Saint Lawrence south to the Bay of Fundy. Chaleur Bay nearly makes an island with the Gaspe Peninsula. The map locates Portsmouth, Sedwich, Trenton, Machias, Halifax, and more. Published in Boston by Thomas & Andrews and engraved by Doolittle.

References: McCorkle (18th C. Geography Books) #304-4; Wheat & Brun #175.

Condition: B+

Issued folding with faint uneven toning and a couple of small fold separations that have been closed on verso with archival material.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 2/10/2021