AddDate: Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:29:00
Condition: Very good condition. Some repairs lower left corner. Soiling including spot near Medley's Neck. Original linen backing with stamps and owner's signature.
Date: 1852 (dated)
Note: The only significant map of the Chesapeake Bay to be issued between the early 19th century Admiralty Charts and the Coast Survey Charts of the 1860s.
References: Rumsey 5436.000 (1840 edition). Foster, J. W., Fielding Lucas, Jr., Early 19th Century American Publisher of Fine Books and Maps, 'American Antiquarian Society', October 1955, Volume 64, Part 2, 162-212. Guthorn, Peter J., United States Coastal Charts, p. 78 (illus. on dust jacket). Papenfuse, E. C., and Coale, J. M., Atlas of Historical Maps of Maryland, p. 86 and fig.78. Ristow, W., American Maps and Mapmakers, pp. 266-268.
Scale: 1 : 360000
Tags: Fielding Lucas, Chesapeake Bay, Delaware Bay
Title: A Chart of the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays.
Width: 291 available for immediate delivery
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