Up for sale is a great, large, antique map of a small set of blocks in N. This map has property specific detail of the area between M street and 23rd. This map measures approximately 28 1/2 x 22 1/2 inches, including the border area. This map shows an area of NW stretching from Rock Creek to M Street and then over to 23rd Street. This is currently lower Georgetown / George Washington area of the city.
The lower portion is currently known as the West End area. Map from the Real Estate Plat-Book of Washington, District of Columbia.
"Comprising the entire North-West Section from the Original Plats of Squares & Subdivisions and Additions upon record in the office of the Surveyor of the City of Washington". Constructed under the direction of and published in 1892 by Griffith M.
Maps this early and showing this much detail of Washington D. Map has fantastic coloring to it. Lots of color coding to represent various attributes white/stone building, pink/brick building, yellow/frame building, if it looks like an envelope/a stable or shed, and black & white dotted/green house etc.. Please note that while I have included a picture of the Title Page of the Plat-Book this map was taken from, it is NOT included in the sale, as it is a reference piece to determine authenticity for the other maps. I would be happy to include a copy if requested.Map in generally good condition (not perfect but pretty nice condition). Light browning and some small creases at edges. Some other dings here and there. This map is a great piece of Washington, D. It will look very nice when framed. Map is blank on the reverse side.
There is a crease up the middle where it was originally bound. The map has moderate browning around the edges, as well as several tears and chips. A larger tear in the bottom left corner. 3 round brown stains in the border at the bottom of the map.A brown square stain on the top right edge of the map caused by the original binding. There are several dark streaks down the right hand side of the map just to the left of the PLATE. Some black scuff marks around the Scale and Explanation Key in the top left corner. There are some creases in the paper, but they do not affect the map, as well as some other stains here and there. Please see my store for other great items. The item "1892 Map of NW DC Rock Creek to M & 23rd.
Rare large property specific detail" is in sale since Friday, September 12, 2014. This item is in the category "Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Africa Maps". The seller is "book14850" and is located in Rockville, Maryland. This item can be shipped worldwide.