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Auction 98, Lot 175

"Maryland", Carey, Mathew

Subject: Maryland

Period: 1814 (circa)

Publication: General Atlas, Improved and Enlarged

Color: Hand Color

16.3 x 11 inches
41.4 x 27.9 cm
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Early state of this fine map of Maryland colored by county and showing early settlements and roads. This example does not have a road connecting Alexandria with Mount Vernon. Inset "Western Part of Maryland". Only nineteen counties shown and the District of Columbia. Title in script below the inset. A fine example of this early state map.

References: cf Papenfuse, Atlas of Historical maps of Maryland 1608-1908, #56.

Condition: A

Professional tissue repair of bottom centerfold and a tear in top margin. Very wide margins.

Estimate: $600 - $700

Sold for: $500

Closed on 3/6/2002