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Stock# 58357
Description

Nice dark impression of Mathew Carey's map of Delaware, the first map of Delaware to appear in an American published Atlas.

Carey published his American Atlas in 1795, which became the first folio atlas published in America. He issued later General Atlases in 1796 and after. In 1814, he became the first American publisher to offer hand colored maps in an printed Atlas. The map was engraved by William Barker of Philadelphia.

Condition Description
Minor offsetting.
Reference
Wheat & Brun 483.