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(WASHINGTON, D.C.) Plan of the City of Washington in the Territory of Columbia, Ceded by the States of Virginia and Marylandto the United States of America, and by them Established as the Seat of their Government, after the Year MDCCC. Engraved folding map of Washington derived from Hill's version of the Ellicott plan. 420x515 mm, ample margins; backed with Japanese tissue, small marginal loss and few tears expertly repaired. Paper watermarked "1794". [Perth, Scotland: 1796]
This very scarce plan was issued in Scotland for the first volume of the Encyclopedia Perthensis. It is not recorded in any of the respected cartobibliographies of Washington plans (i.e., Baynton-Williams, Phillips, nor Verner), and ranks among the earliest derivations of the Hill map.
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