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MAP #: 357C5

CARTOGRAPHER : COLBY, CHARLES GALUSHA

DATE: 1857

SHORT TITLE : DELAWARE AND MARYLAND

REMAINING TITLE & ID : (NO CARTOUCHE, BOTTOM LEFT CORNER). EXPLANATION OF SYMBOLS (BOTTOM CENTER). SCALE OF MILES (UNDER EXPLANATION). INSET OF WASHINGTON, D.C. (ABOVE AND TO THE RIGHT OF TITLE). THE MAP EXTENDS THROUGH THE LATITUDE BORDER ON THE RIGHT AND LEFT SIDES. LONGITUDE FROM WASHINGTON (TOP BORDER) AND FROM GREENWICH (BOTTOM BORDER). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1857
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : NEW ORLEANS
PUBLISHER : VARIOUS - SEE DESCRIPTION
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 12.8 X 16.0 CM. (INCLUDING PROJECTING DATA BEYOND NEAR LINES)
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 14.2 X 17.8 CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 2,472,600
SCALE - OTHER DATA : 1 9/32 INCHES = 50 MILES
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-2
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : G018-DH1
REGION CATEGORY : MAP ON WHICH THE MD/CHESAPEAKE AREA IS ONE MAIN FOCUS (1)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) :
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP
RELIEF SHOWN ? : YES
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NONE.
CARTOUCHE : NONE (1)
BORDER : GEOGRAPHICALLY FUNCTIONAL (8)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : WASHINGTON & GREENWICH (8)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : -
BEST INFO SOURCE : PHILLIPS ATLASES IS THE BEST FOUND.
DESCRIPTION : THIS SMALL MAP WAS CONTAINED IN THE BOOK THE WORLD IN MINIATURE, WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF EVERY NATION AND COUNTRY. TOGETHER WITH A TREATISE ON PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY - THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE, 239 PP., 55 MAPS, SQ. 12o, NEW ORLEANS: A.B. GRISWOLD, 1857 AND IN ANOTHER EDITION OF THE SAME ATLAS ENTITLED THE WORLD IN MINIATURE... TO WHICH IS PREFIXED AN IMPORTANT TREATISE ON PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY..., UNIVERSAL, 142 PP., 53 MAPS, 12o, NEW ORLEANS: BLOOMFIELD & STEEL, 1861. (PHILLIPS NOTES THE COVER-TITLE AS: MORSE-GASTON'S DIAMOND ATLAS). IT WAS ALSO CONTAINED IN COLBY'S THE DIAMOND ATLAS WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF ALL COUNTRIES, EXHIBITING THEIR ACTUAL AND COMPARATIVE EXTENT AND THEIR PRESENT POLITICAL DIMENSIONS, FOUNDED ON THE MOST RECENT DISCOVERIES AND RECTIFICATIONS ... THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE, 239 PP.,54 MAPS, SQ. 12o, NEW YORK, S.N. GASTON, 1857. THIS WAS PRINTED TO ACCOMPANY CHAS. W. MORSE'S THE DIAMOND ATLAS... THE EASTERN HEMISPHERE, NEW YORK: 1857. THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE VOLUME WAS PUBLISHED IN A SECOND ISSUE IN 1857 IN NEW YORK BY MORSE AND GASTON. THE ONLY DIFFERENCE IS THAT THE BOOK WAS PRINTED BY C.S. ALVORD INSTEAD OF E.O. JENKINS, PLUS SOME ADDITIONAL EXPLANATIONS. THE MAP APPARENTLY WAS UNCHANGED IN ALL THE VARIOUS PUBLICATIONS.

LONGITUDE IS MEASURED WEST FROM GREENWICH IN THE BOTTOM MARGIN AND WEST AND EAST FROM WASHINGTON IN THE TOP MARGIN.

COLBY WAS BORN IN 1830 AND DIED IN 1866. HE WAS THE EDITOR OF MORSE'S GENERAL ATLAS OF THE WORLD.

DATA IS FROM PHILLIPS ATLASES AND FROM TOOLEY'S DICTIONARY.

EDITION & STATE INFO : ONLY A SINGLE EDITION AND STATE AS DESCRIBED IS KNOWN TO THE WRITER.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A COLORED COPY, COLORED BY COUNTY FOR MARYLAND AND DELAWARE. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF G018-DH2 AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-2.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : TOOLEY, R.V., TOOLEY'S DICTIONARY OF MAPMAKERS, TRING, HERTFORDSHIRE: MAP COLLECTOR PUBLICATIONS LTD., 1979, 122; PHILLIPS, PHILIP LEE, A LIST OF GEOGRAPHICAL ATLASES IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, AMSTERDAM: THEATRVM ORBIS TERRARVM, LTD., A 1971 REPRINT OF A 1909 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PUBLICATION, # 820, # 1180, # 1181, # 4338; KARPINSKI, LOUIS C., MAPS OF FAMOUS CARTOGRAPHERS DEPICTING NORTH AMERICA, AMSTERDAM: MERIDIAN PUBLISHING CO., 1977, 287 (SEE MAP # 209).

February 24, 1993


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