Maryland Virginias Delaware 1889 Bradley large oversized hand colored old map
Maryland Virginias Delaware 1889 Bradley large oversized hand colored old map Maryland Virginias Delaware 1889 Bradley large oversized hand colored old map Maryland Virginias Delaware 1889 Bradley large oversized hand colored old map
$ 55.00

Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia.

(North America- United States)

Issued Phila, c.1889 by Wm. Bradley.

Oversized late 19th century map with original hand color. Fine level of detail, decorative piano-key border surrounds the map.

Light uniform paper age toning and some insignificant damp staining along the bottom edge, otherwise a clean, nice looking example.

Original centerfold, clean 3" split at bottom which lies flat when map is opened and is almost invisible to the eye.

Sheet measures c. 19" x 26".

Printed area measures c. 16" x 22 3/4".

Ristow, American Maps and Mapmakers , p. 313.

Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 1, p. 182.

Woodward, The All-American Map- Wax Engraving and it's Influence on Cartography . pp. 27-8.

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