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MAP #: 374A5

CARTOGRAPHER : ASHER & ADAMS [PUBLISHER]

DATE: 1874

SHORT TITLE : DELAWARE, MARYLAND, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA

REMAINING TITLE & ID : & DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (TOP LEFT CORNER - SURROUNDED BY CURLED LINES). SCALE OF 20 MILES TO AN INCH (UNDER TITLE). PAGE # "27" (LEFT TOP MARGIN). PAGE # "28" (RIGHT TOP MARGIN). "ENTERED ACCORDING TO ACT OF CONGRESS IN THE YEAR 1874 BY ASHER & ADAMS IN THE OFFICE OF THE LIBRARIAN OF CONGRESS IN WASHINGTON" (LEFT BOTTOM MARGIN). THE MAP EXTENDS THROUGH THE GEOGRAPHICAL BORDER ON THE TOP, RIGHT AND LEFT SIDES. LONGITUDE FROM GREENWICH (TOP BORDER) AND FROM WASHINGTON (BOTTOM BORDER). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : R1874 (1872?)
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : NEW YORK
PUBLISHER : ASHER AND ADAMS
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 40.7 X 57.3 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : ? X ? CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 1,267,200
SCALE - OTHER DATA : 20 MILES = 2.54 CM.
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-34
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : O018-DTD
REGION CATEGORY : GENERAL MAP OF INTEREST TO A MD/CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION (3)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) :
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP
RELIEF SHOWN ? : YES
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NONE.
CARTOUCHE : CURLED LINES (19)
BORDER : GEOGRAPHICALLY FUNCTIONAL (8)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : WASHINGTON & GREENWICH (8)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : -
BEST INFO SOURCE : PHILLIPS AND MATHEWS ARE THE BEST FOUND.
DESCRIPTION : THIS MAP IS FROM ASHER & ADAMS' NEW COMMERCIAL, TOPOGRAPHICAL & STATISTICAL ATLAS & GAZETTEER OF THE UNITED STATES, WITH MAPS SHOWING THE DOMINION OF CANADA, EUROPE AND THE WORLD, PUBLISHED IN N.Y. PHILLIPS ATLASES SHOWS 1872, 1873, 1874, AND 1875 PUBLICATION DATES FOR THIS ATLAS. MATHEWS SHOWS THIS MAP LISTED AS 1873. NO COMPARISON OF THE MAPS FROM THESE VARIOUS EDITIONS HAS BEEN MADE BY THE WRITER.

THE MAP EXTENDS FROM 40 DEG. 30' N TO 36 DEG. N AND FROM 75 DEG. W TO PAST 83 DEG. WEST LONGITUDE. COUNTIES IN EACH STATE COVERED IN THE TITLE ARE SHOWN, AS ARE RAILROADS, CANALS AND ROADS. POINT-TO-POINT RAIL DISTANCES ARE GIVEN. COUNTY SEATS ARE SHOWN. LONGITUDE IS WEST FROM GREENWICH IN THE TOP MARGIN AND FROM WASHINGTON IN THE BOTTOM BORDER.

DATA IS FROM PHILLIPS ATLASES, MATHEWS AND FROM OBSERVATION OF THE COPY IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

EDITION & STATE INFO : PHILLIPS ATLASES LISTS EDITIONS OF ASHER & ADAMS NEW COMMERCIAL TOPOGRAPHICAL & STATISTICAL ATLAS... IN 1872, 1873, 1874 AND 1875 BUT GIVES NO MAP LISTINGS. IT IS NOT KNOWN BY THE WRITER WHETHER THIS MAP APPEARED IN ALL THOSE EDITIONS AND WHETHER, IF IT DID, THEY WERE THE SAME STATE OF THE MAP.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELE COLLECTION HAS A FULL COLOR COPY OF THIS MAP, WITH MINOR MARGIN TEARS. IT IS FROM THE 1874 EDITION OF ASHER & ADAMS NEW COMMERCIAL, TOPOGRAPHICAL & STATISTICAL ATLAS... IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF O018-DTD AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-34.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : 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, 702-3, # 1270, # 1272, # 1273, # 1274; MATHEWS, EDWARD B., "BIBLIOGRAPHY AND CARTOGRAPHY OF MARYLAND", IN MARYLAND GEOLOGICAL SURVEY SPECIAL PUBLICATION, V. I, PART IV, BALTIMORE: JOHNS HOPKINS PRESS, 1897, 380 (MAP WAS DATED 1873).

March 6, 1992


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