1710 Rokashi Hotan First Japanese Buddhist Map of the World Showing Europe, America,  and Africa
Code: Nansenbushu2-rokashihotan-1710
Price: $37,500.00
AddDate: Fri, 14 Mar 2014 17:20:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/rokashihotan.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/bundaikenuhei.txt
Condition: Very good. Minor unobtrusive wormholing with expert Japanese traditional repair. Some wear and discoloration on original fold lines. Else very clean.
Date: 1710 (dated)
Height: 45
Note: The first Japanese map of the world from a Buddhist cosmographical perspective - a seminal map.
References: Cortazzi, H., Isles of Gold: Antique Maps of Japan, p.38 and plate 48. Unno, K., Cartography in Japan, pp. 346-477. Yamashita Kzaumasa, Japanese Maps of the Edo Period, p.33. Nobuo Muroga, Kazutaka Unno, 'The Buddhist World Map in Japan and Its Contact with European Maps', Imago Mundi, Vol. 16 (1962), pp. 49-69. Ramming, M., 'The Evolution of Cartography in Japan', Imago Mundi, Vol. 2 (1937), pp. 17-21. National Library of Australia, MAP RM 3882. University of British Columbia, G3201.S2 1710 H6, G3201.S2 1710 H6a. Christie's, Natural History, Plate Books and Cartography, June 7, 2006, sale 7225, lot 94. Bean, G. H., A List of Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era, Jenkintown 1951, 1710.1 . Ramming, M., 'Remarks on the Reproduced Japanese Maps', Imago Mundi, Vol. 10 (1953), p. 128. Harley, J.B. and Woodward, D., The History of Cartography, vol. 2, p. 427-429, fig. 11.59. Rumsey 5763.001.
Tags: Hotan, Japanese, Buddhist, World, Rare
Title: Nansenbushu Bankoku Shoka No Zu (Outline Map of All Countries of the Universe)
Width: 56
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1761 Rhode Map of North America, Theater of the French and Indian War
Code: BelliinAmericaSeptentrionali-rhode-1761
Price: $14,000.00
AddDate: Wed, 01 Jul 2015 17:44:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/rhode.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/bergerfriedrichgottlieb.txt
Condition: Very good. Two sheets. Blank on verso. Minor printer's crease, top right corner, left panel. Both panels bear Prussian levy stamps, as do all examples, along border. Measurement represents entire map, as if joined, not individual panels.
Date: 1761 (undated)
Drawer: 37
Height: 32
Note: The finest neutral perspective map of the Theater of the French and Indian War. Also, a lavishly engraved exemplar of German cartography under Frederick the Great.
References: Library of Congress, G3300 1755 .R5 Vault, 73696824. OCLC 494053904.
Scale: 1 : 3800000
Tags: Rhode, Berger, French and Indian War
Title: Theatrum belli in America Septentrionali. II. foliis comprehensum jussu Acad. Reg. Scient. et Eleg. Litt. exhibet I. C. Rhode Ac: Geogr. Berger, sculpsit berol.
Width: 23
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1688 Hennepin First Book and Map of North America (first printed map to name Louisiana)
Code: NieuwVrankryk-hennepin-1688
Price: $10,000.00
AddDate: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 00:35:22
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/hennepin.txt
Condition: Very good. Book is complete but disbound. The map, all engravings, and the text of this book is in very good condition.
Date: 1788 (dated)
Height: 7.5
Note: The map and book that named Louisiana.
References: Henkels, S. V. , The Bibliographer's Manual of America History: F-L. nos. 1601-3103, #2247. Sabin, J., Biblioteca Americana. A Dictionary of Books Relating to America, from its Discovery to the Present Time, #31357. Delanglez, J., Hennepin's Description of Louisiana: A Critical Essay.
Source: Hennepin, Louis, Beschryving van Louisania, nieuwelijks ontdekt ten Zuid-Westen van Nieuw-Vrankrik, door order van den Koning : met de kaart des landts, en een nauwkeurige verhandeling van de zeden en manieren van leeven der wilden door den Vader Lodewyk Hennepin..., 1688 (Jan Ten Hoorn, Dutch Edition).
Title: Kaart van Nieuw Vrankryk, en van Louisania Nieuwelyks Ontdekt
Width: 11.5
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1816 Carrigain Wall Map of New Hampshire
Code: NewHampshire-carrigain-1814
Price: $9,500.00
AddDate: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 00:52:30
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/carrigain.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/merrill.txt
Condition: Very good condition. Map has been professionally restored, backed with fresh linen, and reattached to original rollers.
Date: 1816 (dated 1814)
Height: 60.5
Note: 'The Carrigain Map' is the most important American map of New Hampshire ever published.
References: Rumsey 2303.000. Stark, Mica B., 'The Making of the Carrigain Map of New Hampshire, 1803-1816,' in Historical New Hampshire, vol. 52, nos. 3 & 4 (Fall/Winter 1997), pp. 79-95.Bent, A. H., Bibliography of the White Mountains, 84. Cobb,D. H., New Hampshire Maps to 1900: An Annotated Checklist, #91. Ristow, W., American Maps and Mapmakers: Commercial Cartography in the Nineteenth Century, p. 96. Phillips (America) 479.
Title: New Hampshire by Recent Survey Made Under the Supreme Authority and Published according to Law by Philip Carrigain Consellor at Law and late Secretary of the State. / New Hampshire To his Excellency Jon Taylor Gilman Esq. and to the Honourable the Legislature of the State of New Hampshire this Map commenced under their Auspices and matured by their Patronage is most respectfully inscribed by their Obliged Servant Philip Carrigain.
Width: 46.5
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1726 Valentijn Map of Taiwan or Formosa
Code: TaiwanFormosa-valentijn-1726
Price: $9,500.00
AddDate: Sun, 28 Sep 2014 17:23:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/valentijn.txt
Condition: Very good. Minor verso repair top centerfold. Blank on verso. Wear along original fold lines. Platemark viisble.
Date: 1726 (undated)
Height: 18
Note: The earliest and most desirable printed map of Taiwan / Formosa.
References: OCLC: 51828226. Library of Congress, Map Division, G7910 1726 .B7 1997. Keating, Jerome F., The Mapping fo Taiwan Desired Economies, Coveted Geoghraphies, pages 72-73.
Scale: 1 : 850000
Source: Valentijn, F., Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien,( Dordrecht: J. van Braam) 1726.
Tags: Taiwan, Formosa, VOC, Pescadores, Valentijn
Title: Kaart van het Eyland Formosa en de Eylanden van Piscadores.
Width: 22.5
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1796 Bowles One Sheet Map of New England
Code: NewEngland-bowlescarver-1796
Price: $9,500.00
AddDate: Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:05:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/bowles.txt
Condition: Very good. Original platemark visible. Blank on verso.
Date: 1796 (undated)
Height: 25.5
Note: A rare and important Post-Revolutionary War Era map of New England. One of the first maps to recognize Vermont as a state.
References: Tooley, R. V., The Mapping of America, (Stevens and Tree), 32f. McCorkle, B. B, New England in Early Printed Maps 1513 - 1800, #765.1. Library of Congress, G3720 178- .B6. Fite, Emerson David and Freeman, Archibald (eds.), A Book of Old Maps, Delineating American History from the Earliest Days down to the Close of the Revolutionary War, #60. Baynton-Williams, Ashley, Printed Maps of New England to 1780, (www.MapForum.com, issue no. 15), item #1765:01f. Cobb, 'Vermont Maps Prior to 1900,' Vermont History, vol. XXXIX no. 3-4 (1971), item #45.
Scale: 1 : 800000
Tags: Bowles, American Revolutionary War, Bowles and Carver, Vermont
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.
Width: 20.5
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1752 De L'Isle Speculative Map of North America, the Arctic, and Siberia  (Sea of the West)
Code: DescouvertesdeAdmiraldeFonte-delisle-1752
Price: $9,500.00
AddDate: Tue, 05 May 2015 15:41:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/delisle.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/bellin.txt
Condition: Very good. Original pressmark visible. Light overall toning. Blank on verso.
Date: 1752 (dated)
Height: 11
Note: Extremely rare, highly influential, and very important foundational map of the North Pacific showing Sea of the West and the apocryphal discoveries of Admiral de Fonte.
References: Kershaw, K. A., Early Printed Maps of Canada,, (vol 4), entries 1208 and 1209 (present state unrecorded). Wagner, H., Apocryphal Voyages to hte Northwest Coast of America, pgs. 29-38. Wagner, H., The Cartography of the Northwest Coast of America to the Year 1800, # 571 (copy of map inserted as plate XXXI between pgs. 158-159). Wheat, C. I., Mapping of the Transmississippi West, 1540 – 1861, vol. 1, map 131, p. 141 and 213 (Wheat uses Vaugondy example). OCLC 61556893. Tooley, R.V., Mapping of America, p. 35-36. Falk, M., Alaskan Maps, A Cartobibliography of Alaska to 1900, 1752-3. Howes, W., U.S.iana (1650-1950): A Selective Bibliography in which are Described 11,620 Uncommon and Siginficant Books Relating to the Continental Portion of the United States, D 244.
Scale: 1 : 850000
Source: Delisle, Joseph-Nicholas, Nouvelles Cartes des Decouvertes de l'Amiral de Fonte, Et autres Navigateurs Espagnols, Portugais, Anglois, Hollandois, Francois & Russes, dans les Mers Septentrionales, avec leur Explication : qui comprend, l'histoire des voyages, tant par terre que par mer, dans la partie septentrionale de la terre, les routes de navigation, (Paris) 1753.
Tags: Delisle, Buache, Sea of the West, Janvier, Admiral de Fonte, Martin d'Aguilar, Juan de Fuca, Northwest Passage, Muller Peninsula, Gama Land, Compagnie Land, Vitus Bering, Alexei Chirikov, Speculative Cartography, Cornelis Jansz Coen, Maerten de Vries
Title: Carte General Des Decouvertes De L'Amiral de Fonte Et autres Navigateurs Espagnols, Anglois, et Russes, pour la recherche du Passage a la Mer du Sud.
Width: 16
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1779 Phelippeaux Case Map of the United States during the Revolutionary War
Code: BritishColonies-phelippeaux-1779
Price: $8,500.00
AddDate: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 00:34:47
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/phelippeaux.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/delatour.txt
Cartographer 3: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/esnautsrapilly.txt
Condition: Very good. Minor restoration to upper right corner.
Date: 1778 (dated)
Height: 20.5
Note: Rare Revolutionary War Era Case map of the United States.
References: McCorkle, B. B., New England in Early Printed Maps 1513 to 1800, #777.18. Sellers, J. R., and Van Ee, P. M., Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies 1750-1789, #150-5.
Title: Carte Generale Des Colonies Angloises Dans L'Amerique Septentrionale.
Width: 31
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1862 Japanese Sato Seiyo Map of the World on Mercator Projection
Code: KankyoShinkanYochiZenzu-seiyosato-1862
Price: $7,500.00
AddDate: Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:43:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/japanese.txt
Condition: Very good. Minor traditional repairs along some folds. Else clean.
Date: 1862 (dated)
Height: 54
Note: The first Japanese map of the World on a Mercator Projection.
References: Yamashita, Kazumasa (traslated by De Wolf, Charles) Japanese Maps of the Edo Period, page 39. OCLC 222503925. Univ. of California Library, Berkeley, East Asian Library, A12. University of British Columbia Library, G3200.1862 T2.
Scale: 1 : 34200000
Tags: Sei Sato, Sato Masayaoshi, Takeguchi Ryuzaburo, Kamimura Fukusaburo, Tobikawa Yoshikuni, Kimura Takeshi, Yorozuya Heishiro, Edo Maps, Meiji Maps, Japanese Maps
Title: Kankyo Shinkan Yochi Zenzu (Newly Edited Map of the Whole World)
Width: 54
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1676 John Speed Map of America
Code: America-speed-1676
Price: $7,000.00
AddDate: Thu, 05 Mar 2015 17:05:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/speed.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/goosabraham.txt
Cartographer 3: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/bassetchiswell.txt
Condition: Good condition. Backed on archival tissue. Upper and lower borders Remargined. Minor closed and repaired tear near centerfold.
Date: 1676 (dated 1626)
Height: 16
Note: The first atlas map to show California as an Island.
References: Burden, P., The Mapping of North America, mo. 217, state 4. Tooley, R.V., Mapping of America, page 113.
Scale: 1 : 46000000
Source: Speed, J., A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts fo the World…, (London) 1676.
Tags: Speed, Bassett and Chiswell, Parima, Insular California, Briggs, La Maire, Phantom Islands
Title: America with those known parts in that unknowne world both people and manner of buildings discribed and inlarged by I.S. Ano 1626.
Width: 20.5
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1774 Jefferys and Braddock Mead Map of New England (Most Inhabited Part)
Code: MostInhabitedPartofNewEngland4-jeffreysmead-1774
Price: $7,000.00
AddDate: Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:26:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/meadbraddock.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/jefferys.txt
Condition: Very good. Backed with linen. A few professional repairs.
Date: 1774 (dated)
Height: 41
Note: The most important and influential 18th century Colonal Era map of New England.
References: Rumsey 0346.019. Allen, David Yehling ,Long Island Maps and Their Makers, 34-37. Cumming, William P., British Maps of Colonial America, 45-47. Krieger, Alex and Cobb, David, eds., Mapping Boston, 28. Sellers, John R. and Van Ee, Patricia, Maps and Charts of North America, no. 797.
Scale: 1 : 440000
Tags: Braddock Mead, John Green, New England, American Revolutionary War
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.
Width: 40
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1694 Coronelli Map of the Great Lakes (Most Accurate Map of the Great Lakes in the 17th Century)
Code: LaLouisiana2-coronelli-1695
Price: $6,800.00
AddDate: Tue, 12 Nov 2013 16:34:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/coronelli.txt
Condition: Very good condition. Minor discoloration, lower margin. Blank on verso.
Date: 1694 (undated)
Height: 10.5
Note: The earliest obtainable specific map of the Great Lakes.
Publication: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/publications/atlanteveneto.txt
References: Burden, Phillip D., The Mapping of North America: A List of Printed Maps, 1511-1670, #701. Kershaw, Keneth A., Early Printed Maps of Canada, #163. Karpinski, Louis Charles, Bibliography of the Printed Maps of Michigan, 1804-1880, p. 117. Karpinski, Louis Charles, Maps of Famous Cartographers Depicting North America, p. 55. Goss, John, The Mapping of North America: Three Centuries of Map-Making 1500-1860, 45. Tooley, R. V., The Mapping of America, 314. Phillips (Atlases) 521. McMaster University Library, Research Collections, Accession # 107030. Newbery Library, VAULT folio Ayer 135 C8 1689 pl. 91. Osher Map Library Antique Maps Collection, OL260.
Scale: 1 : 5069000
Source: Coronelli, Vincento. Atlante Veneto, (Venice) 1695, 2nd edition.
Tags: Coronelli, Great Lakes
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.
Width: 16.5
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