5 results, ordered by Publication Date
Jed[ediah] Hotchkiss, Top. Engineer, Staunton, Virginia, THIRTY FIVE MILES AROUND RICHMOND, VA. Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Va.: C[asimir] Bohn, 1867.

Terrific Jedediah Hotchkiss map of Richmond and surroundings

A rare 1867 map of Richmond, Virginia and surroundings by Jedediah Hotchkiss, formerly mapmaker to Generals Stonewall Jackson and Lee. Beginning with McLellan’s abortive Peninsula Campaign of 1862, the Confederate capital at Richmond was of course a primary target of the Union, both for war planners and in the mind of the general public. A […]

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Fielding Lucas, Jr. / Engraved by John and William W. Warr / [Sold by] Hagger & Brother, A Chart of the CHESAPEAKE AND DELAWARE Bays. Baltimore: Fielding Lucas, Jr., [1832] / copyright 1852 / 1862.

Impressive 1862 chart of Chesapeake and Delaware Bays by Fielding Lucas

A scarce and very appealing chart of the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays, with coverage upstream to Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, and well up the Rappahanock, York and James Rivers. Soundings extend along the eastern shore into the lower Chester River, Eastern Bay, the mouth of the Choptank, and Tangier Sound, and the entrances to both […]

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1940s restrike from original plate of George Gilpin 1798 plan of Alexandria Virginia

Rare restrike George Gilpin’s 1798 map of Alexandria Virginia

A scarce and attractive restrike of George Gilpin’s important and phenomenally rare 1798 plan of Alexandria Virginia. NB: For some reason the plan did not photograph well; in person its appearance is excellent. Gilpin’s plan depicts Alexandria at a period of rapid growth, when as the lone port of entry on the Potomac it was one […]

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[English Pilot] VIRGINIA, MARYLAND, PENNSILVANIA, East & West NEW JERSEY. London: Sold by Jno. Mount & Thos. Page Tower Hill, [1689/ca. 1773].

Delaware Bay and Chesapeake Bay, from the English Pilot. The Fourth Book

An important early chart of the Delaware and Chesapeake Bay regions from The English Pilot. The Fourth Book, based upon the seminal work of Augustine Hermann.  The chart depicts the coast from Staten Island as far south as modern-day Virginia Beach. The geography is based largely on that of Augustine Hermann’s monumental 1673 map Virginia and […]

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