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1700 Qing or Ming Dynasty Chinese Map of Mount Emeishan, Sichuan, China

Extraordinary early Chinese map of the Sacred Mountain Emei Shan.

Code: MountEmeiShan-mingqing-1700
Price: $7,500.00
Title: Emei Shan.
Size: Printed area measures 45.5 x 20.5 inches (115.57 x 52.07 centimeters)
Tags:    Chinese Map , Emeishan , Woodblock

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1874 Japanese Shu Oka Map of the World on Mercator Projection

Scarce Japanese world map with the flags of many nations.

Code: ZoteiYochiKokaizu-world-1875
Price: $2,000.00
Title: Zotei yochi kokaizu.
Size: Printed area measures 28 x 34.5 inches (71.12 x 87.63 centimeters)
Tags:    Shu Oka , Meiji Maps , Japanese Maps

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1862 Japanese Sato Seiyo Map of the World on Mercator Projection

The first Japanese map of the World on a Mercator Projection.

Code: KankyoShinkanYochiZenzu-seiyosato-1862
Price: $7,500.00
Title: Kankyo Shinkan Yochi Zenzu (Newly Edited Map of the Whole World)
Size: Printed area measures 54 x 54 inches (137.16 x 137.16 centimeters)
Tags:    Sei Sato , Sato Masayaoshi , Takeguchi Ryuzaburo , Kamimura Fukusaburo , Tobikawa Yoshikuni , Kimura Takeshi , Yorozuya Heishiro , Edo Maps , Meiji Maps , Japanese Maps

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1786 Hayashi ShiHei Manuscript Map of Korea

18th century manuscript map of Korea!

Code: Korea-shihei-1786
Price: $7,500.00
Title: Chosen Hachido no Zu (or) Chosen Koko Zenzu (General Map of Korea)
Size: Printed area measures 28.5 x 20 inches (72.39 x 50.8 centimeters)
Tags:    Korea , Shihei , Manuscript , Rare

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1739 John Cowley 'Description of the Windward Passage' (Bahamas, Florida, Cuba)

Code: WindwardPassageFlorida-applebee-1739
Price: $6,500.00
Title: A Description of the Windward Passage and Gulf of Florida, with the course of the British Trading-Ships to, and from the Island of Jamaica. Also an Account of the Trade-Winds and Currents on the Coasts thereabouts, at different Seasons of the Year. Illsutrated with a Chart of the Coast of Florida, and of the Islands of Bahama, Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, and the adjacent smaller Islands, Shoals, Rocks, and other remarkable Things in the Course of the Navigation in the West Indies.
Size: Printed area measures 9.5 x 7.5 inches (24.13 x 19.05 centimeters)
Tags:    Maritime , Nautical , Navigation , Bahamas , Florida , Windward Passage , Cowley

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1796 Bowles One Sheet Map of New England

A rare and important Post-Revolutionary War Era map of New England. One of the first maps to recognize Vermont as a state.

Code: NewEngland-bowlescarver-1796
Price: $9,500.00
Title: Bowles's New One-Sheet Map of New England; comprehending the Provinces of Massachusets Bay And New Hampshire; with the Colonies of Connecticut & Rhode Island; Divided into their Counties, Townships &c. Together with an Accurate Plan of the Town, Harbour and Environs of Boston.
Size: Printed area measures 25.5 x 20.5 inches (64.77 x 52.07 centimeters)
Tags:    Bowles , American Revolutionary War , Bowles and Carver , Vermont

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1676 John Speed and Francis Lamb Map of New England and New York

Only English map from the Jansson Visscher series. Map reveals the rapid Anglicization of the region following the 1665 British takeover of New Amsterdam / New York City.

Code: NewEnglandNewYork-johnspeed-1676
Price: $7,900.00
Title: A Map of New England and New York.
Size: Printed area measures 15.5 x 19 inches (39.37 x 48.26 centimeters)
Tags:    Speed , Lamb , Bassett and Chiswell , Colonial America , Lake Iroquois , Jansson-Visscher Series

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1727 Valentijn Map of Malaysia and Sumatra (Singapore)

One of the earlist sophisticated maps of Malaya. Shows regional polities.

Code: MalayaSumatra-valentijn-1726
Price: $2,000.00
Title: Nieuwe Kaart van het Eyland Sumatra verbeterd door Francois Valentyn.
Size: Printed area measures 20.5 x 24.5 inches (52.07 x 62.23 centimeters)
Tags:    Valentijn , Singapore , Sumatra , China Trade , East India Trade , VOC

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1726 Valentijn Map of the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa

Early map showing landholders throughout the Cape.

Code: CapeofGoodHope-valentijn-1726
Price: $1,250.00
Title: Nieuwe Kaart van Caap der Goede Hoop in hare rechte jegenwoordige staaat vertoond door Francois Valentyn.
Size: Printed area measures 20.5 x 24.5 inches (52.07 x 62.23 centimeters)
Tags:    Valentijn , Cape of Good Hope , China Trade , East India Trade , VOC

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1774 Jefferys and Braddock Mead Map of New England (Most Inhabited Part)

The most important and influential 18th century Colonal Era map of New England.

Code: MostInhabitedPartofNewEngland4-jeffreysmead-1774
Price: $7,000.00
Title: A Map of the most Inhabited part of New England containing the Provinces of Massachusets Bay and New Hampshire, with the Colonies of Connecticut and Rhode Island, divided into Counties and Townships: The whole composed form Actual Surveys and its Situation adjusted by Astronomical Observations.
Size: Printed area measures 41 x 40 inches (104.14 x 101.6 centimeters)
Tags:    Braddock Mead , John Green , New England , American Revolutionary War

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1786 Tardieu and Evans Map of the Middle British Colonies: Ohio, Pennsylvania, Kentucky

Later edition of Lewis Evans' map, considered a milestone both for its political significance and expansion of cartographic knowledge.

Code: MiddleColonies3-tardieuevans-1787
Price: $2,100.00
Title: Carte Generale des Etats de Virginie, Maryland, Delaware, Pensilvanie, Nouveau-Jersey, New-York, Connecticut et Isle de Rhodes Ainsi que des Lacs Erie, Ontario, et Champlain. D'Apres la Carte Ameriquaine de Louis Evans et la Carte Anglaise de Thomas-Jefferys.
Size: Printed area measures 19.5 x 26 inches (49.53 x 66.04 centimeters)
Tags:    Evans , French and Indian War , Tardieu , Crevecoeur , Middle Colonies

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1676 John Speed Map of Carolina w/ Lederer geography

A ground-breaking map of Carolina showing the contentions geography of Jonathan Lederer.

Code: Carolina2-speed-1676
Price: $6,000.00
Title: A New Description of Carolina.
Size: Printed area measures 15 x 20 inches (38.1 x 50.8 centimeters)
Tags:    Speed , Lederer , Lords Proprietors , Arenosa

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1668 Doncker Map of the Atlantic, with early Dutch New York (New Amsterdam)

A scarce nautical chart detailing Dutch interests in America including New Amsterdam (New York). From an unrecorded 1668 French edition of Doncker's Atlas.

Code: NewNederlandBrazil-doncker-1668
Price: $2,800.00
Title: Pas Caart van Brazil en Nieu-Nederland van corvo en Flores tot de Barbados.
Size: Printed area measures 17 x 21.5 inches (43.18 x 54.61 centimeters)
Tags:    New Amsterdam , Manhattan , Colonial America , Doncker , VOC

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1844 Teesdale Dissected Library or Wall Map of the World (w/ Republic of Texas)

A remarkable heavily annotated wall format map of the world showing Texas as a Republic.

Code: World-Teesdale-1844
Price: $8,500.00
Title: A New Chart of the World On Mercator's Projection With The Tracks Of The Most Celebrated and Recent Navigators.
Size: Printed area measures 51 x 77 inches (129.54 x 195.58 centimeters)
Tags:    Teesdale , Dower , Dissected Map , Library Map , Exploration Map , Wall Map , Republic of Texas , Loften Maelstrom , Maelstrom

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1840 Alegorical Map of the 'Matter of Money' and Matrimony

Charming allegorical manuscript map of the land of matrimony.

Code: MatterofMoney-alegorical-1840
Price: $1,250.00
Title: A new and easy Map of Matter-of-Money comprising all the late Discoveries made, and Observations Taken A.D. 1840.
Size: Printed area measures 8 x 5 inches (20.32 x 12.7 centimeters)
Tags:    Allegorical , Matrimony , Thematic Map , Satirical

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1597 Wytfiet Map of Northern Canada (first specific map of central Canada)

An enigmatic map and the first specific map of Northern Canada and the Northwest Passage.

Code: ConibasRegio-wytfliet-1597
Price: $1,950.00
Title: Conibas Regio Cum Vicins Gentibus.
Size: Printed area measures 9 x 11 inches (22.86 x 27.94 centimeters)
Tags:    Wytfliet , Canada , Ruperts Land , Cibola , Tolm , Speculative Cartography , Verrazzano's Sea , Hochelaga , Montreal , Conibas

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1606 Mercator Hondius Map of the Arctic (First Map of the North Pole)

Important second edition of Mercator and Hondius' Map of the Arctic showing a break with 16th century cartographic convention.

Code: NorthPole2-mercator-1606
Price: $4,000.00
Title: Septentrionalium Terrarum descriptio.
Size: Printed area measures 15 x 16 inches (38.1 x 40.64 centimeters)
Tags:    Mercator , Hondius , North Pole , Speculative Cartography , Conibas , Anian , California

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1801 Bode Celestial Chart or Start Map of Cetus Constellation (Sea Monster) (elephant folio)

The first, largest, and finest star maps of the 19th century.

Code: CetusMonstrumMarinum-bode-1801
Price: $2,500.00
Title: [Cetus Monstrum Marinum]
Size: Printed area measures 24 x 34 inches (60.96 x 86.36 centimeters)
Tags:    Bode , Stars , Constellations

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1801 Bode Celestial Chart or Star Map of Ursa Major Constellation (Big Dipper) (elephant folio)

The first, largest, and finest star maps of the 19th century.

Code: UrsaMajorLeoMinor-bode-1801
Price: $2,500.00
Title: Ursa Major.
Size: Printed area measures 24 x 34 inches (60.96 x 86.36 centimeters)
Tags:    Bode , Stars , Constellations

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1801 Bode Celestial Hemispheres or Star Maps (set of 2 maps) (elephant folio)

The first, largest, and finest star maps of the 19th century.

Code: CoelumStellatum-bode-1801
Price: $5,000.00
Title: Coelum Stellatum Hemisphaerium Librae / Coelum Stellatum Hemisphaerium Arietis.
Size: Printed area measures 24 x 26 inches (60.96 x 66.04 centimeters)
Tags:    Bode , Stars , Constellations , Map Set

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1752 Postlethwayte Wall Map of North America

A fine 18th century wall map of North America.

Code: NorthAmerica3-postlethwayt-1752
Price: $2,500.00
Title: North America.
Size: Printed area measures 33 x 35 inches (83.82 x 88.9 centimeters)
Tags:    Postlethwayte , D'Anville

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1899 Panoramic View Map 'Route of the Mormon Pioneers' (Utah, Iowa, Wyoming, Nebraska)

Extraordinary panorama showing the route of the Mormon Pioneers and the Westward Expansion.

Code: MormonPioneers-millroyhayes-1899
Price: $10,000.00
Title: Route of the Mormon Pioneers from Nauvoo to Great Salt Lake.
Size: Printed area measures 14 x 41.5 inches (35.56 x 105.41 centimeters)
Tags:    Westward Migration , Mormons , Millroy and Hayes , Great Salt Lake , Pioneers , View , Broadside , Americana

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1856 Dripps Map of Brooklyn (New York City)

One of the earliest obtainable maps to illustrate Brooklyn after its 1855 consolidation with Greepoint, Williamsburg, and Bushwick.

Code: Brooklyn-dripps-1856
Price: $2,500.00
Title: Map of the City of Brooklyn (as consolidated January 1st 1855).
Size: Printed area measures 18.5 x 23.5 inches (46.99 x 59.69 centimeters)
Tags:    Brooklyn , Dripps

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1835 Albert Alden Allegorical Broadside 'Life and Age of Woman'

Code: AgeofWoman-albertalden-1835
Price: $1,000.00
Title: The Life and Age of Woman. Stages of a Woman's life from infancy to the brink of the Grave.
Size: Printed area measures 18.5 x 21.5 inches (46.99 x 54.61 centimeters)
Tags:    Broadside , Stages of Life , Americana , Satirical

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1835 Albert Alden Allegorical Broadside 'Life and Age of Man'

Code: AgeofMan-albertalden-1835
Price: $1,000.00
Title: The Life and Age of Man: Stages of Manís Life, from the Cradle to the Grave, wherein all Christians May Behold their Frail Nature, and the Miseries that Attend a Sinful Life, Set Forth in an Alphabetical Poem
Size: Printed area measures 22 x 16.5 inches (55.88 x 41.91 centimeters)
Tags:    Broadside , Stages of Life , Americana , Satirical

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