London: British Admiralty, 1893. 1st Edition. Very Good. Item #13265
An exceedingly RARE 1893 British map of the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays, featuring the Light Houses of Maryland, Virginia and Delaware.
"Great Egg Harbor to Albemarle Sound, Including Delaware & Chesapeake Bays, from the United States Coast Survey 1859-86."
Topography taken from Blunt's Map of 1861.
Vibrantly hand colored in four colors, this map depicts water depths of the time as well as many of the long-disappeared or shrinking islands of the Chesapeake.
Mild edge wear and a few small stains in the margin, not affect the image.
This map measures 27 1/4" X 40" and is perfect for framing and display!