is a Small Selection of our Huge Inventory of Antique
A New Map of Maryland and Delaware, Mitchell & Cowperthwait, 1850 - A rare and nicely engraved and original hand colored early map with a large inset of Baltimore, with significant importance to slave owners. The map has a nice decorative border along with another inset at the top with steamboat routes, canals, roads and distances. When the United States enacted the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, it meant that slaveholders were legally permitted to capture escaped slaves and citizens throughout the nation were required to help. The Act discouraged the aid of "fugitive" escapees by threatening a penalty of jail time and thousands of dollars in fines. From 1850 to 1860, Harriet Tubman, after escaping slavery in Maryland one year earlier, made at least a dozen trips on the Underground Railroad through the state to lead slaves to freedom. With the infrastructure development of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal finally reaching Cumberland, Maryland in 1850, slaves were allowed further means to escape.
Condition: Very good size, some browning on the edges no folds.
size 15.75 x 12.75 image
1864 Johnson Map of Maryland and Delaware. Inset of District of Columbia and 3 government buildings. Original color.
17-1/2x14 in. $120
1889 Bradley color lithograhed map showing Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. Featured in Bradley's Atlas of the World for Commercial and Library Reference. Entered according to Act of Congress in the Clerk's Office of the Librarian Congress at Washington.
26 x 19 in. $240
Civil War Maps of the Antietam Maryland. Large litho page published by US Government after the War. Shows old Confederate and Union lines, forts etc.
29x18 in. $80
1861 Rare Baltimore view. "Waiting for Mr. Lincoln, President of the United States." Hand colored engraving from London Illustrated. 16x11-1/2 in. $60
1912 Large Baltimore Map. Large scale, major buildings shown. Litho color by Rand McNally.
28x20-1/2 in. $60
1838 Bartlett Baltimore view. Hand colored steel engraving. Very attractive. 11x9 in. $60
1834 Baltimore bird's-eye view. Very rare hand colored copper engraving showing a waterfront scene of Baltimore. Published by J.R. Smith.
10-1/2 x 7-1/4 in. $80
1838 Washington Monument Baltimore. Bartlett hand colored steel engraving. 6-1/2x10-1/2 in. $60
1881 Baltimore Oriole Celebration. Beautiful night-time parade float view. Hand colored Harper's front page engraving. 11-1/2x16 in. $80
1838 B&O Railroad Viaduct Baltimore. Bartlett hand colored steel engraving. 11x8-1/2 in. $50
1900 Baltimore Map. Litho color by Cram. 10-1/2x11 in. $30
1889 Maryland Oyster Business. Two nicely hand colored engraved views on one Harper's page.
16x11 in. $60
1881 Baltimore Business views. Proprietary Specialties. Several hand colored scenes. Two pages Scientific American, including front page. 11-1/2x16 in. $60
1896 Johnson's Maryland Map. With inset of Washington DC. Original color, nice looking.
11x8 in. $80
1867 Johnson Map of Maryland & Delaware. This beautiful map, with original hand coloring, was published in 1867 by A.J. Johnson. The map shows all of Maryland and Delaware, and there is a small inset map of Washington DC in the lower left corner. Cities, towns, geographical features, major roads and railroad lines are
all shown in detail.
Map size is 14x18 in. $80
1875 Maryland and Delaware map. Gray's map with insets of Washington DC, Wilmington, Dover, Annapolis. Original color, beautiful map. 27-1/2x17-1/2 in. $100
c.1880 Maryland Civil War Map. Map produced c.1880 from 1863 map accompanying report of Major General G.G. Meade on the Battle of Gettysburg. Shows vicinity of Hagerstown, Funkstown, Williamsport and Falling Waters. On same page, composite of 1863 map of Harper's Ferry. Printed in color.
29x18 in. $80
Rand McNally Junior Auto Road Map of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. Printed in 1929, this nice map shows Interstate Highways, Paved Roads, Improved Roads, Graded Roads, Dirt Roads and Roads Under Construction. 20.5x14.5 in. $60
1878 Hand colored lithographed map showing the 1st. and 13th. Dists., Baltimore Co. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1878 by G.M. Hopkins, in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington.
26 x 17-1/2 in. $200
1892 Hand colored half-tone from Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization titled, "All Hands Bury the Dead!" Drawn by R.F. Zogbaum.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $60
Civil War: The Battle of Antietam, September 18th 1862. American Lithographic Co.
17 x 24 in. $400
1866 Hand colored wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly, A Journal of Civilization titled, "The Baltimore Regatta -- Club-Cottage and Boat-House."Upper image shows a view of the
15-1/2 x 11 in. $50
From Picturesque America, these are hand colored wood engraved, "Scenes in Baltimore." Among the scenes shown are Calvert Street, Pungies Coming Up the Chesapeake, Spear's Wharf and Fort McHenry.
12-1/2 x 9-1/2 in. $50
1866 Wood engraving featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "The Philadelphia and Baltimore Railroad Bridge Across the Susquehanna, Connecting Perryville with Havre de Grace." Top of right corner margin missing but doesn't affect engraving.
15-1/2 x 11 in. $40
Hand colored wood engraving titled, "Infantry and Artillery in Monument Square, Baltimore, MD." Featured in The Civil War in the United States.
16-1/2 x 11-1/2 in. $40
1882 Hand colored Mitchell map showing the Plan of Baltimore in an ornate ivy border.
15 x 12 in. $120
1898 Color Map of Baltimore with a Reference to Figures key
on bottom left.
14-1/2 x 11 in. $60
1862 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraved Map of Washington County, MD. Showing The Battle Fields of Antietam and South Mountain.Harpers Ferry is shown on bottom section of map.
16 x 11 in. $50
1880 Hand colored wood engraving titled, "Maryland, -- Celebration of the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Settlement of Baltimore, October 11th - 16th." Featured in Frank Leslie's
22 x 16 in. $150
1861 Hand colored wood engraving titled, "The Baltimore and Ohio Railway: Tray Run Viaduct." Featured in The Illustrated
16 x 11 in. $60
1892 Hand colored wood engraving titled, "Lay Aloft! -- A Seamanship Drill of the Naval Academy Cadets." Drawn by R.F. Zogbaum.
featured in Harper's Weekly,
A Journal of Civilization.
15-1/2 x 10-1/2 in. $60
1888 Hand colored wood engraving from Harper's Weekly titled, "Feeding and Catching Terrapin On A Maryland 'Farm.'" Drawn by B.W. Clinedinst. (Those poor turtles didn't know what was coming to them!)
15-1/2 x 11 in. $60
1950 Color Rand McNally Standard Map of Maryland, Delaware, and District of Columbia. Bottom left has insets of the Western Part of Maryland, Baltimore and Vicinity, and Washington and Vicinity.
27-1/2 x 20-1/2 in. $150
1913 Color Rand McNally New Commercial Atlas Map of Maryland and Delaware, with inset of Baltimore and Environs on bottom left corner. Map shows the Maryland Railroads, as well as the Delaware Railroads and Dist. of Columbia Railroads, along with the Steamship Lines. A Key to the Principal Cities is
outside left border.
28 x 20-1/2 in. $150
1852 Hand colored copper engraved map showing the Sea Coast of Delaware Maryland and Part of Virginia. An A.D. Bache Survey of the Coast of the United States.
29-1/2 x 22 in. $220
1862 Hand colored copper engraved General Chart of the Coast, No. IV, From Cape May to Cape Henry by A.D. Bache. Various Keys of interest are on bottom right of map.
35 x 30 in. $280
1850 A New Map of Maryland and Delaware, Cowperthwait - An attractive map original hand colored and excellent example of S. A. Mitchell's 1850 map of Maryland and Delaware full of details of the times. Centered on Washington D.C., this map extends eastward from Maryland to New Jersey and the Delaware Bay. The Chesapeake Bay is rendered in full. In the upper left quadrant of the map, a table details various lists of steamboat routes. In the lower left quadrant data from the census of 1850 is presented in tabular form. The whole is engraved and colored in Mitchell's distinctive style with green border work and vivid pastels. Political and topographical features are noted and color coded with elevation rendered by hachure and main railway routes highlighted in orange. This map was prepared by S. A. Mitchell for publication by the Philadelphia firm of Thomas Cowperthwait & Co. as plate no. 15 in the 1854 edition of Mitchell's New General Atlas. Condition: Very Good, some yellowing on outside margins with minimal mottling.
size 14.5 x 11.5 image.
1856 Hand colored copper engraved map of the Patapsco River and the Approaches for the Survey of the Coast of the United States by G.M. Bache, C.H. McBlair & R. Wainwright. Map shows part of Baltimore in upper lefthand corner.
29 x 20 in. $380
1890 United States Proving Grounds, Annapolis. This wood-engraved print is from an 1890 issue of Once A Week. It shows Admiral Kimberly and experts testing their firepower on armor plates. 16x22 in. $60
1901 Map of Maryland and Delaware. Beautiful map from the 1901 first edition of George Cram's folio-size world atlas. Color coded lines on the map show the names and locations of railroads throughout both states. State and county borders are outlined in yellow. Cities, towns and geographical features are all shown. Included is an inset map of Baltimore County, MD. This map would look great in a frame! 18x27 in. $100
Plan of the City of Baltimore, MD by Gray. Shows Railroad Lines, Streets, Town Squares, Cemeteries, and Important Buildings. 1875. Hand colored, Lithograph.
13 x 15 in. $150
Maryland, Delaware, and The District of Columbia map by Gray. 1875. Four insets show Dover, Delaware, Annapolis, Annapolis Harbor, and Wilmington at a greater scale. Details include counties distinguished by vibrant pastels, the names of states, counties, and important cities, illustrations of hills, lakes, rivers, railroads, parks and common areas, important buildings, and major roads. Hand colored, Lithograph.
16 x 26 in. $300
Carte Geographique, Statistique, Et Historique, Du Maryland, Cary 1822 - A wonderful large engraved and original colored map of the state of Maryland in French, from Henry Charles Carey and Isaac Lea's important American Atlas published in Philadelphia in 1822. These "Carey and Lea" maps as they are known, are highly prized not only for their comprehensive cartographical information, but for the text that brackets each map offering detailed description of each state, territory, or area. The atlas was so popular that it was issued in six editions in English, French and German between 1822 and 1827. This beautifully engraved early map of the State of Maryland shows all counties delineated in hand applied color, rivers and mountain ridges names, important cities and towns identified.
Condition: Very good, wide margins, some browning on the edges, light foxing on image one major vertical fold in center.
size 23.5 x 18 image
Old Views: 1888 Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore. Hand colored engraved views from Harper's Weekly showing the hospital on bottom engraving and top image shows the Three Main Buildings,Fronting on Broadway. Text about the hospital lies
between both images.
16 x 11 in. $50
1855 J.H. Colton original hand colored engraved map of showing the City of Baltimore, Maryland. Colton was among the earliest map makers with very accurate maps depicting cities and states in the United States.
17-1/2 x 14-1/2 in. $175
Scenes from Annapolis, Maryland. Several hand colored engravings of various parts of Annapolis. From the August 21, 1886 issue
f Harper's Weekly.
16x11 in. $60
Maryland and Delaware Railroad Map from 1901. Individual railroad lines represented by different colors. Large inset of Baltimore County in lower left corner. 25 x 17.5 in. $90
Colorful map of Maryland and Delaware. Printed in 1895, each county is individually colored for clarity. Railroad lines, major cities and towns are shown, as well as other major geographical features. Insets of the District of Columbia and the City of Baltimore and Vicinity in lower left corner.
22x14.5 in. $80
Very nice decorative map of the Plan of Baltimore. Published by Mitchell in 1860, this detailed street map shows the railroad lines and stations, major buildings, and wharfs.
15x12.5 in. $100
Civil War Maps from the Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, published by the United States government in 1895. Large map on left shows the country adjacent to Harper's Ferry, Va., with the positions of the Defensive Works. Large map on the right shows, the Vicinity of Hagerstown, Funkstown, Williamsport and Falling Waters, Md. Three small maps on lower left side show: Battle of Slaughter's Mountain, Cold Harbor, and Cross Keys, Va. 18 x 29 in. $80
Very nice Civil War Atlas Map from 1895. Two large maps show the Battle of Antietam. Smaller maps of Engagement at Deserted House or Kelly's Store Near Suffolk, Va; Battle-Field of Gettysburg; Map of the Position of the Cavalry During the Engagement of April 4th 1863; Battle-Field of Antietam.
18x29 in. $80
1873 Image of negroes falling asleep in an Annapolis Court-House. Beautiful hand colored engraved image titled, "Maryland-Stirring Up the Snorers-A Scene in the Negro Gallery of the Annapolis Court-House During the Wharton Trial," drawn by W. L. Sheppard from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. Shows scene of a white man waking up the sleeping negroes in the court-house.
11 x 16in. $40
1893 General Buford's Engagement With Stuart's Confederate Cavalry At Boonsboro, MD., July 9, 1863. - From A Sketch by C.E.H. Bonwill. Hand colored wood engraving illustrated in Frank Leslie's The Soldier in Our Civil War , 1893 two volume book set depicts the battle between General Buford's troops and Stuart's Confederate Cavalry. 17x23in. $100
1879 Hand colored wood engraving showing the Industries of Chesapeake Bay -- Raising and Catching Terrapins in bottom image and top image shows A Snapping-Turtle Farm, on an Inlet near Annapolis, Maryland.
Featured in Frank Leslie's
16 x 11 in. $50
1873 Print: Baltimore View. The City of Baltimore, Picturesque America (1873). Color: Water Color. Type: Steel Engraving.
Size: 11x18 in. $60
William Bartlett (1838) Battle Monument, Baltimore. Color: Water Color. Type: Steel Engraving. Size: 10x8 in. $50
Major-General B.F. Butler, U.S.A., of Massachusetts, Now In Command Of the Federal Troops Of the Department of Annapolis, MD., Photographed By Silisbee, Case & Co. Hand-colored wood engraving published in Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. Scene on top of page depicts Feeding Troops in Front of the Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD. 11x16in. $30
1904 (Two different pictures of): Football game, November 28, 1903 at Philadelphia. West Point Vs. Annapolis. Hand-colored
1881 Hand-colored half-tone of three German scenes depicting soldiers on display. Printed in June, 1881. 11x16in. $60
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