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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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1635 Blaeu Map of New England and New York (1st depiction of Manhattan as an Island)

The first map to depict Manhattan as an Island and to illustrate a beaver.

Code: NovaBelgicaetAngliaNova3-blaeu-1635
Price: $6,000.00
Title: Nova Belgica et Anglia Nova.
Size: Printed area measures 15.5 x 20 inches (39.37 x 50.8 centimeters)
Tags:    New York City , Dutch New York , Manhattan , Cape Cod , Blaeu , Long Island

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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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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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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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1687 Van Keulen Map of Florida, Cuba, and the Bahamas

The earliest nautical chart to specifically detail the southeast Florida coast.

Code: FloridaCubaBahamas-vankeulen-1687
Price: $4,500.00
Title: Pas Kaart Vande Noord Oost Kust van Cuba en d'Oost Kust van FLORIDA vervaatende de Canal van Bahama met de Bahaamse Eylende Door Vooght Goemetra…
Size: Printed area measures 20.5 x 23.25 inches (52.07 x 59.055 centimeters)

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1687 Van Keulen Map of Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, and Florida

One of the most decorative early nautical charts of the American Southeast.

Code: Carolina-vankeulen-1687
Price: $5,000.00
Title: Pas Kaart van de Kust van Carolina tusschen C de Canaveral en C Henry.
Size: Printed area measures 21 x 23.5 inches (53.34 x 59.69 centimeters)

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1688 Hennepin First Book and Map of North America (first printed map to name Louisiana)

The map and book that named Louisiana.

Code: NieuwVrankryk-hennepin-1688
Price: $10,000.00
Title: Kaart van Nieuw Vrankryk, en van Louisania Nieuwelyks Ontdekt
Size: Printed area measures 7.5 x 11.5 inches (19.05 x 29.21 centimeters)

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1690 Coronelli Map of Ethiopia, Abyssinia, and the Source of the Blue Nile

The first map to accurately depict Abyssinia and the source of the Blue Nile.

Code: Abissinia-coronelli-1690
Price: $950.00
Title: Abissinia, doue sono le Fonti del Nilo descritta secondo le relationi de P.P. Mendez, Almeida, Pais, Lobo, e Lodulfo del P. M. Coronelli M.C. Cosmografo della Seren. Rep. di Ventia…
Size: Printed area measures 19 x 25 inches (48.26 x 63.5 centimeters)

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1691 Coronelli Map of the Pacific Ocean w/ California as an Island and Speculative New Zealand

Scarce map of the Pacific showing California as an Island as well as early exploration of New Zealand and Australia.

Code: MaredelSudMarePacifico-coronelli-1691
Price: $4,000.00
Title: Mare del Svd, detto altrimenti Mare Pacifico.
Size: Printed area measures 18 x 24 inches (45.72 x 60.96 centimeters)
Tags:    Coronelli , Insular California , California , Terra Australis , Speculative Cartography , Atlante Veneto , New Zealand

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1694 Coronelli Map of the Great Lakes (Most Accurate Map of the Great Lakes in the 17th Century)

The earliest obtainable specific map of the Great Lakes.

Code: LaLouisiana2-coronelli-1695
Price: $6,800.00
Title: La Louisiana, Parte Settentrionalle, Scoperta sotto la Protettione di Luigi XIV, Re di Francia et Descritta, e Dedicata Dal P. Cosmografo Coronelli, All'Illustriss, et Eccellentiss, S. Zaccaria Bernardi su dell Ecc. S. Francesco.
Size: Printed area measures 10.5 x 16.5 inches (26.67 x 41.91 centimeters)
Tags:    Coronelli , Great Lakes

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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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1704 Defer Map of Insular California and Mexico

The first published map to show Fra. Kino's explorations. Includes California as an Island!

Code: Californie-defer-1705
Price: $1,850.00
Title: Cette Carte de Californie et du Nouveau Mexique, est tiree de celle qui a ete envoyee par un grand d'Espagne pour etre communiquee a Mrs. De L'Academie Royale des Sciences.
Size: Printed area measures 9 x 13.5 inches (22.86 x 34.29 centimeters)
Tags:    De Fer , Kino , Inselin , Insular California , Garci Rodriguez de Montalvo , Baja California

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1710 Jaillot Plan or Map of Paris (1900 Taride issue)

Monumental twelve panel map of Paris.

Code: Paris1710-jaillot-1900
Price: $3,000.00
Title: Plan De Paris, Leve Par Les Ordres Du Roy Et Par Les Soins De Messieurs Les Prevost Des Marchands Et Eschevins.
Size: Printed area measures 75 x 75 inches (190.5 x 190.5 centimeters)

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1710 Rokashi Hotan First Japanese Buddhist Map of the World Showing Europe, America, and Africa

The first Japanese map of the world from a Buddhist cosmographical perspective - a seminal map.

Code: Nansenbushu2-rokashihotan-1710
Price: $37,500.00
Title: Nansenbushu Bankoku Shoka No Zu (Outline Map of All Countries of the Universe)
Size: Printed area measures 45 x 56 inches (114.3 x 142.24 centimeters)
Tags:    Hotan , Japanese , Buddhist , World , Rare

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1720 Herman Moll Map of South America (South Sea Company)

A strategic guide to privateering in South America and an illustration of the world's first stock bubble.

Code: SouthSeaCompany-moll-1720
Price: $2,000.00
Title: A new & exact map of the coast, countries and islands within the limits of ye South Sea Company, from ye River Aranoca to Tierra del Fuego, and from there through ye South Sea to ye north port of California, &c. with a view of general and coasting trade-winds and particular draughts of the most important bays, ports, &c., according to ye newest observations, by Herman Moll Geographer.
Size: Printed area measures 26 x 19.5 inches (66.04 x 49.53 centimeters)

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1726 Valentijn Map of Taiwan or Formosa

The earliest and most desirable printed map of Taiwan / Formosa.

Code: TaiwanFormosa-valentijn-1726
Price: $9,500.00
Title: Kaart van het Eyland Formosa en de Eylanden van Piscadores.
Size: Printed area measures 18 x 22.5 inches (45.72 x 57.15 centimeters)
Tags:    Taiwan , Formosa , VOC , Pescadores , Valentijn

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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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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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1728 Van der Aa Map of North America

Rare example of this lovely map with an elaborate decorative border. Identifies the phantom island of Borodon or St. Brendan.

Code: AmeiqueSeptentrionale-vanderaa-1729
Price: $1,850.00
Title: L'Amerique Septentrionale Suivant les Nouvelles Observations de Messrs. De L'Academie Royal des Sciences, etx.
Size: Printed area measures 13.5 x 16.5 inches (34.29 x 41.91 centimeters)

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1732 Grierson and Moll Map of North America - the Codfish Map

The only known example of Grierson's 1732 piracy of Herman Moll's Codfish Map of North America.

Code: NorthAmericaCodfishMap-griersonmoll-1732
Price: $16,000.00
Title: To His Grace Hugh, Lord Archbishop of Armagh, Primate and Metropolitan of all Ireland and One of the Lords Justices of the said Kingdom this map of North America According to the Newest and most Exact Observations is most humbly Dedicated by your Graces most humble Serv: Geo: Grierson.
Size: Printed area measures 23 x 37.75 inches (58.42 x 95.885 centimeters)

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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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1750 Mount and Page Map of the Chesapeake Bay, New York, New England and Canada Coast

Code: NewEnglandNewFoundland-mountpage-1750
Price: $2,000.00
Title: A Chart of the Sea Coast of New Foundland, New Scotland, New England, New York, New Jersey, with Virginia and Maryland.
Size: Printed area measures 18 x 22.5 inches (45.72 x 57.15 centimeters)

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1752 De L'Isle Speculative Map of North America, the Arctic, and Siberia (Sea of the West)

A foundational map and the single most influential map of the the Pacific Northwest issued in the middle of the 18th Century.

Code: CarteDesNouvellesDecouvertesauNord-delisle-1752
Price: $6,000.00
Title: Carte Des Nouvelles Decouvertes au Nord de la Mer de Sud, tant a l'Est de la Syberie et du Kamtchatka, qu'a L'Ouest de la Nouvelle France.
Size: Printed area measures 18.5 x 25.5 inches (46.99 x 64.77 centimeters)
Tags:    Delisle , Buache , Sea of the West , Janvier , Admiral de Fonte , Northwest Passage , Muller Peninsula , Gama Land , Compagnie Land , Vitus Bering , Alexei Chirikov , Speculative Cartography , Cornelis Jansz Coen , Maerten de Vries

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