Hand Colored Map 1873 Frederick Cty New Market etc.

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Aug 25, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House
Up for sale is a nice very large hand colored map of New Market and Ijamsville in Frederick County from 1873. The map was published by C.O. Titus and Company and comes from an Atlas of Frederick County Maryland published in 1873. The maps are from actual surveys, "by and under the directions of D.J. Lake." A fascinating piece where the landowner's name labels each individual plot of land / home / property. A great piece of local history and potentially a nice piece for someone who owned/ owns family land in this area. Very Rare. Titus published a number of these local atlases for various counties and all are extremely rare. The map was Hand colored by Titus and company and is not a modern coloring. Map measures approximately 13 and 1/2 inches inches by 15 and 1/4 inches.
Map is in decent shape with minor wear and fraying along the edges along with some fairly heavy aging /browning and a few minor /light stains. The browning is heavier on this map than most of the others from the atlas. The colors are bright. There are no rips or tears that extend beyond the boarder into the actual map. There is a fairly large rip at the top right corner where it is more than paper loss but it does not cross into the map. There is some purple marking in the middle that looks like a stray pen mark. There are a set of small holes from where this
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