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1790 James Bruce Map of Ethiopia and the Source of the Nile

Fascinating document illustrating Bruce's rediscovery of the source of the Blue Nile.

Code: BlueNileSource-bruce-1790
Price: $400.00
Title: To My Worthy and Learned Friend the Honourable Daines Barrington This Plan of two Attempts to Arrive at the Source of the Nile is dedicated by his most Obliged and faithful Humble Servant James Bruce.
Size: Printed area measures 21 x 13 inches (53.34 x 33.02 centimeters)

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1837 Robert E. Lee Map of the Des Moines Rapids, Mississippi River

An important map for Mississippi River Navigation by future Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

Code: DesMoinesRapids-robertelee-1837
Price: $400.00
Title: No. 1. Map of the Des Moines Rapids, of the Mississippi River.
Size: Printed area measures 21.5 x 50 inches (54.61 x 127 centimeters)
Tags:    Robert E. Lee , Mississippi River

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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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1743 Bellin Map of North America

Important early map illustrating the explorations of La Verendrye and the River of the West.

Code: NorthAmerica-bellin-1743
Price: $1,000.00
Title: Carte de L'Amerique Septentrionale Pour servir a L'Histoire de la Nouvelle France.
Size: Printed area measures 11.25 x 14.25 inches (28.575 x 36.195 centimeters)
Tags:    Bellin , First Edition , Speculative Cartography , Pierre Gaultier de Varennes Le Sieur de La Verendrye , Mountain of Radiant Stones , Auchagah , River of the West , Lake of the Woods , Lake Winnipeg , Islands of Lake Superior , Charlevoix , Mitchell , Great Lakes

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1784 Cook Map of the American Pacific Northwest (Alaska) and Northeast Asia

Scarce first edition of the official map of Captain Cooks seminal discoveries in Alaska.

Code: AlaskaAsia-cook-1784
Price: $1,250.00
Title: Chart of the N.W. Coast of America and N.E. Coast of Asia explored in the Years 1778 & 1779.
Size: Printed area measures 16.5 x 26.5 inches (41.91 x 67.31 centimeters)
Tags:    Cook , Discovery Map , Exploration Map , Sea of the West , Northwest Passage

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1776 Habermann View of New York during the Great Fire of 1776

Important Revolutionary War view of the Great New York Fire of 1776.

Code: FeuTerribleaNouvelleYorck-haberman-1776
Price: $1,400.00
Title: Representation du Fue Terrible a Nouvelle Yorck.
Size: Printed area measures 12 x 16.5 inches (30.48 x 41.91 centimeters)

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1744 Bellin Map of the Gulf Coast: Mississippi Delta, New Orleans, Mobile Bay, St. Marks River

Among the earliest obtainable specific maps of the Louisiana, Mississippi, Florida coasts.

Code: CosteLouisianeFloride-bellin-1744
Price: $1,500.00
Title: Partie de La Coste de la Louisiane et de La Floride depuis le Mississipi Jusqua St. Marc d'Apalache. Dressee sur les Manuscrits du Depost des Plans de la Marine.
Size: Printed area measures 8.5 x 17 inches (21.59 x 43.18 centimeters)
Tags:    Bellin , Speculative Cartography , Natchez Trace , Charlevoix

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1891 U.S. Coast Survey Map of New York City: Harlem River, Hell Gate, Roosevelt Island

The only known example in this edition.

Code: HellGateRooseveltIsland-uscs-1891
Price: $1,500.00
Title: Hell Gate and East River from S. End of Blackwell's Island to Lawrence's Point including Little Hell Gate and Mouth of Harlem River.
Size: Printed area measures 27 x 53 inches (68.58 x 134.62 centimeters)
Tags:    U.S. Government Map , Hell's Gate , Manhattan , Queens , Brooklyn , Roosevelt Island

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1820 Warner Pocket Map of the United States

Among the earliest American maps to show the United States stretching from coast to coast.

Code: UnitedStates-warner-1820
Price: $1,750.00
Title: United States of America Corrected and Improved from the Best Authorities
Size: Printed area measures 16.25 x 25 inches (41.275 x 63.5 centimeters)
Tags:    Warner , Ames-Onis Treaty , Great Salt Lake , Buenaventura River , Anderson

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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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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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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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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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1841 Wilkes Map of the Oregon Territory (Oregon, Washington, Utah, British Columbia, California)

A definitive map of the Pacific Northwest, considered by Wheat, 'really quite extraordinary.'

Code: OregonTerritory-wilkes-1841
Price: $2,000.00
Title: Map of the Oregon Territory by the U.S. Ex. Ex.
Size: Printed area measures 22.5 x 35 inches (57.15 x 88.9 centimeters)
Tags:    Wilkes , U.S. Ex. Ex. , Sherman and Smith , Oregon Territory , Great Salt Lake , Hudson Bay Company , Lieutenant Fremont , Jedediah Smith , Speculative Cartography , Young

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1705 De Fer Map of the Gulf Coast, Florida, Texas, and the Mississippi River

One of the earliest printed maps to offer significant detail of the Lower Mississippi Valley.

Code: Misisipi-defer-1705
Price: $2,000.00
Title: Les Costes Aus Environs de la Riviere de Misisipi.
Size: Printed area measures 9 x 13.5 inches (22.86 x 34.29 centimeters)
Tags:    La Salle , De Fer , D'Iberville , Florida , Louisiana , Mississippi , Texas

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1760 De L'Isle Speculative Map of the North America, the Arctic, and Siberia (Sea of the West)

A monument to speculative cartography showing the Sea of the West and mythical discoveries of De Fonte.

Code: NouvellesDecouvertsArctic-delisle-1730
Price: $2,100.00
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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1775 Henry Thomas View of the Battle of Bunker Hill

Scarce view of the Battle of Bunker Hill.

Code: BunkersHillView-thomas-1875
Price: $2,200.00
Title: The Battle at Bunker's Hill June 17th 1775.
Size: Printed area measures 15 x 19 inches (38.1 x 48.26 centimeters)
Tags:    View , Thomas , Battle of Bunker Hill , American Revolutionary War , Boston , Siege of Boston

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1752 Postlethwayte Wall Map of North America

A fine 18th century wall map of North America.

Code: NorthAmerica2-postlethwayt-1752
Price: $2,500.00
Title: North America.
Size: Printed area measures 33 x 35 inches (83.82 x 88.9 centimeters)

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1783 De L'Isle Map of the United States and Canada

Beautifully illustrates the intriguing discoveries of the Baron Lahonton.

Code: UnitedStatesCanada-delisle-1783
Price: $2,700.00
Title: Carte du Canada Qui Comprend la Partie Septentrionale des Etats Unis D'Amerique.
Size: Printed area measures 20 x 26 inches (50.8 x 66.04 centimeters)

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1783 De L'Isle Map of the United States, Mexico, and the West Indies

The only edition of this landmark map to include the United States.

Code: CarteduMexiqueEtatsUnis-delisle-1783
Price: $2,700.00
Title: Carte du Mexique et des Etats unis d'Amerique, Partie Meridionale.
Size: Printed area measures 19.5 x 26 inches (49.53 x 66.04 centimeters)

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1863 Magnus View and Map of the Mississippi River Valley from New Orleans to St. Louis

Mostly likely the finest commercially published Civil War Era map of the Mississippi River.

Code: MississippiRiverValley-magnus-1863
Price: $2,800.00
Title: Panorama Of The Mississippi Valley And Its Fortifications.
Size: Printed area measures 24.5 x 25.5 inches (62.23 x 64.77 centimeters)
Tags:    Mississippi River , American Civil War , Civil War , Magnus

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1840 Ryukei Tajima Japanese Map of the World

Important c. 1840 Japanese Map of the World on a double hemisphere projection.

Code: World-TajimaRyukei-1840
Price: $3,000.00
Title: Oranda Chikyu Zenzu
Size: Printed area measures 17 x 27 inches (43.18 x 68.58 centimeters)

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1811 Reading Howell Map of Pennsylvania

A cartographic landmark in the mapping of Pennsylvania.

Code: Pennsylvania-readinghowell-1811
Price: $3,000.00
Title: A Map of the State of Pennsylvania by Reading Howell MDCCCXI.
Size: Printed area measures 22 x 35 inches (55.88 x 88.9 centimeters)

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1780 Buache Map of the West Indies, Florida, and the Antilles

Rare French map detailing the Golden Age of Caribbean Piracy.

Code: AntillesMexiqueFlorida-buache-1780
Price: $3,000.00
Title: Carte du Golphe du Mexique et des isles Antilles.
Size: Printed area measures 20 x 37 inches (50.8 x 93.98 centimeters)

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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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