1794 Samuel Dunn Wall Map of the World in Hemispheres
Code: World3-dunn-1794
Price: $6,500.00
AddDate: Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:36:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/dunn.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/lauriewhittle.txt
Cartographer 3: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/kitchin.txt
Condition: Very good condition. Original fold lines. Blank on verso. Original platemark visible. Wide clean margins. Four sheets joined. Some verso repair and reinforcement.
Date: 1794 (dated)
Drawer: 0
Height: 42
Note: A most impressive 18th century wall map of the world.
References: Rumsey 2310.002, 2310.003, 0411.001, 0411.002, 0411.003, 2310.004. Phillips (Atlases) 4300. National Maritime Museum, 375 (3rd ed. 1801). National Library of Australia, Map Collection, 3258045. New York Public Library, Slaughter Collectoin, Slaughter 1035R; Map Division, Map Div. 02-322.
Scale: 1 : 41000000
Source: Kitchin, Thomas, Kitchin's General Atlas, describing the Whole Universe: being a complete collection of the most approved maps extant; corrected with the greatest care, and augmented from the last edition of D'Anville and Robert with many improvements by other eminent geographers, engraved on Sixty-Two plates, comprising Thirty Seven maps., (Laurie & Whittle, London) 1797.
Tags: Dunn, Laurie and Whittle, Cook
Title: A General Map of the World, or Terraqueous Globe with all the New Discoveries and Marginal Delineations, Containing the Most Interesting Particulars in the Solar, Starry and Mundane System, by Sam. Dunn, Mathematician.
Width: 49
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1635 Blaeu Map of New England and New York (1st depiction of Manhattan as an Island)
Code: NovaBelgicaetAngliaNova3-blaeu-1635
Price: $6,000.00
AddDate: Mon, 08 Sep 2014 10:08:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/blaeu.txt
Condition: Very good condition. Minor wear on original centerfold. Blank on verso. Platemark visible. Light verso reinforcement with arcive tissue along centerfold at at edge. Minor closed tear professionally repaired on verso in lower right quadrant.
Date: 1635 (undated)
Height: 15.5
Note: The first map to depict Manhattan as an Island and to illustrate a beaver.
Publication: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/publications/atlasmajorblaeu.txt
References: Burden, P., The Mapping of America: A List of Printed Maps, 1151-1670, 241. Van der Krogt, P. C. J., Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, (3 Vols), 9310. McCorkle, B. B, New England in Early Printed Maps 1513 - 1800, 635.1. Schwartz & Ehrenberg, The Mapping of America, pl. 58. Goss, J., The Mapping of North America: Three Centuries of Map-Making 1500-1860, pl. 2.
Scale: 1 : 3300000
Source: Blaeu, W., Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, sive, Atlas Novus, (Amsterdam) Latin Edition, 1635.
Tags: New York City, Dutch New York, Manhattan, Cape Cod, Blaeu, Long Island
Title: Nova Belgica et Anglia Nova.
Width: 20
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1676 John Speed Map of Carolina w/ Lederer geography
Code: Carolina2-speed-1676
Price: $6,000.00
AddDate: Thu, 05 Mar 2015 11:57:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/speed.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/ogilby.txt
Cartographer 3: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/lederer.txt
Condition: Very good condition. Original centerfold. Original platemark visible. English text from Lederer's narrative on verso. Several minor verso reinforcements and repairs to edges, most not extending into printed area. One notable, closed repair from left margin extending approximately 2 inchs into the printed map.
Date: 1676 (undated)
Height: 15
Note: A ground-breaking map of Carolina showing the contentions geography of Jonathan Lederer.
References: Carrier, L.,'The Veracity of John Lederer', William and Mary Quarterly, Series II, Vol. 19, No. 4, p. 435 - 445. Talbot, W., The Discoveries of John Lederer…, 1672. Cumming, W., 'Geographical Misconceptions of the Southeast in the Cartography of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries', The Journal of Southern History, Vol. 4, No. 4., pp. 476-492. Cunz, Dieter, 'John Lederer: Significance and Evaluation', The William and Mary Quarterly, Series II, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 175-185. The North Carolina State Archives, MC.150.1676s;MARS Id: 3.3.1.1.63. Phillips (America), p. 817. Cumming, W. P., The Southeast in Early Maps, #77. Goss, J., The Mapping of Nroth America, Three Centuries of Map-Making 1500-1860, 41.
Scale: 1 : 1900000
Source: Speed, J., The Theater of the Empire of Great Britian, 1676. Also in, Speed, J., A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts fo the World…, (London) 1676.
Tags: Speed, Lederer, Lords Proprietors, Arenosa
Title: A New Description of Carolina.
Width: 20
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1898 Harry Fenn Original Manuscript View of the Forbidden City, Beijing (Peking) for Harper's Weekly
Code: Peking-harpers-1898
Price: $5,750.00
AddDate: Tue, 02 Apr 2013 18:26:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/harpers.txt
Condition: Very good. Attached to original Harper's Weekly presentation board. Accompanied by Harper's Weekly issues that that features it as cover art.
Date: 1898 (dated)
Height: 11.5
Note: One of a kind original pen and ink cover art for Harper's Weekly illustrating the Forbidden City.
Tags: View, Manuscript Map, Harry Fenn, Forbidden City, Harper's Weekly
Title: Coal Hill [Beijing Forbidden City View]
Width: 9.8
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1918 Bernard Sleigh 'Ancient Mappe of Fairlyand' (deluxe presentation variant)
Code: AncientMappeofFariyland-sleigh-1918
Price: $5,500.00
AddDate: Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:09:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/sleighbernard.txt
Condition: Good. Presentation edition. Rolls into custom round maple wood case. Some restoration. Backed on linen.
Date: 1918 (undated)
Drawer: R
Height: 20
Note: An idylic fantastical land created by Bernard Sleigh at the end of the Great War and which then stood in sharp justaposition to bomb-blasted Europe.
References: Bryers, Time, and Haper, Tom, A Histroy of the Twentieth Century in 100 Maps, pages 58-59. Boston Public Library, Leventhal Collection, G9930 1917 .S5.
Scale: Scale of Thoughts'
Tags: Pictorial Map, Fantasy Map, Bernard Sleigh, Pictorial Map, Arts and Crafts Movement, William Morris, Kelmscott Press,View
Title: An Anciente Mappe of Fairy Land newly discovered and set forth.
Width: 73
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1783 Vaugondy Map of the World in Hemispheres
Code: World-vaugondy-1783
Price: $2,750.00
AddDate: Thu, 17 Oct 2013 12:27:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/vaugondy.txt
Condition: Very good. Original platemark visible. Wear to outer margins. Minor soiling lower right corner. Original fold lines exhibit some wear. Blank on verso.
Date: 1783 (dated)
Height: 19
Note: From an ephemeral period after Cook's voyage but before the offical maps and accounts were released.
References: Pedley, M. S., Bel et Utile, cat no. 8, page 62 (illus). Rumsey 3353.013 (1752).
Scale: 1 : 70000000
Source: Robert de Vaugondy, G., Atlas Universel (Paris: Boudet) 1783.
Tags: Vaugondy, Groux, Boudet, Cook, River of the West, De Fonte, de Fuca, Speculative Cartography, Baron Lahonton
Title: Mappemonde ou Description du Globe Terrestre dresse sur les memories les plus nouveaux et assujettie aux observations astronomiques, avec les Routes, et Decouvertes du Celebre Captaine Cook.
Width: 28
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1752 Vaugondy Map of the World in Hemispheres
Code: World-vaugondy-1752
Price: $2,250.00
AddDate: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 01:04:14
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/vaugondy.txt
Condition: Good. Some toning, soiling, and original fold lines. A couple of minor verso reinforcements.
Date: 1752 (dated)
Height: 19
Note: Vaugondy's curious attempt to contextualize the New World within the sphere of Hellenic tradition.
References: Rusmey, 3353.001. Pedley, Belle et utile, p. 135, no.13. Fordham, Studies in Cartobibligraphy p. 165.
Scale: 1 : 70000000
Source: Vaugondy, R. de, Atlas Universel, (Paris: Boudet) 1757,
Title: Orbis Vetus in utraque continente juxta mentem Sansonianam distinctus, nec non observationibus astonimicis redactus, accurante Robert de Vaugondy, Geography Regis ordinario, 1752.
Width: 28
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1752 Vaugondy Map of the World in Hemispheres
Code: OrbisVetus-vaugondy-1757
Price: $2,250.00
AddDate: Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:36:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/vaugondy.txt
Condition: Very good. Minor wear along original fold lines. Original platemarks visible. Minor spotting. Print crease across western hemisphere.
Date: 1752 (dated)
Height: 20
Note: Vaugondy's curious attempt to contextualize the New World within the sphere of Hellenic tradition.
Publication: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/publications/atlasuniverselvaugondy.txt
References: Rumsey, 3353.001. Pedley, Mary Sponberg Belle et Utile: The Work of the Robert de Vaugondy Family of Mapmakers, 13. Fordham, Studies in Cartobibligraphy p. 165.
Scale: 1 : 70000000
Source: Vaugondy, R., Atlas Universel (Paris) 1757.
Tags: Vaugondy, Speculative Cartography, Hyperborea, Machimos, Eusebes, Mountains of the Moon
Title: Orbis Vetus in utraque continente juxta mentem Sansonianam distinctus, nec non observationibus astonimicis redactus.
Width: 28.5
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1820 Warner Pocket Map of the United States
Code: UnitedStates-warner-1820
Price: $1,750.00
AddDate: Fri, 21 Jun 2013 16:46:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/warnerb.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/andersonh.txt
Condition: Good. Backed with archival tissue for stability. Some creasing throughout including old printing creases near title. Light soiling. Original binder absent.
Date: 1820 (dated)
Height: 16.25
Note: Among the earliest American maps to show the United States stretching from coast to coast.
References: Wheat, Carl Irving, Mapping of the Transmississippi West, 1540-1861, 340. Phillips (America) p. 881. Arkway, Cat 57.
Scale: 1: 7603200
Tags: Warner, Ames-Onis Treaty, Great Salt Lake, Buenaventura River, Anderson
Title: United States of America Corrected and Improved from the Best Authorities
Width: 25
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1796 Mannert Map of North America and South America
Code: America-mannert-1796
Price: $1,650.00
AddDate: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 00:26:54
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/mannert.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/schneiderweigel.txt
Condition: Very good. Original centerfold Pressmark visible. Lower and upper margins narrow - could be extended upon request.
Date: 1796 (dated)
Height: 21
Note: Scarce German mapping of the Americas shortly following the Revolutionary War.
References: Reed College, G3290 1796 .M36. American Philsosphical Society, 120: 1796: M315awc.
Title: America nach der zweyten Ausgabe von Arrowsmiths Weltcharte und dessen Globular Projection nach den Berichten der Jesuiten und anderer Reisebe Schreiber, und nach Raymals, Gatterers, Angaben entworten von C. Mannert.
Width: 24
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1747 Bowen Map of the World in Hemispheres (Sea of Korea identified)
Code: KnownWorld-bowen-1747
Price: $1,500.00
AddDate: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:40:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/bowen.txt
Condition: Very good. Minor wear and toning along original fold lines. Minor spotting. Original platemark visible.
Date: 1747 (undated)
Height: 13
Note: Identifies the Sea of Korea.
Scale: 1 : 64830000
Source: Bowen, E., A Complete System of Geography. Being a description of all the countries, islands, cities, chief towns, harbours, lakes, and rivers, mountains, mines, etc., of the known world …, (London) 1747.
Tags: Sea of Korea , Speculative Cartography , Pedro de Quiros , Maerten de Vries , Compagnies Land , Strait of Vries
Title: A New and Accurate Map of all the Known World.
Width: 21.5
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1707 Van der Aa Map of Carolina, Florida, and Virginia
Code: FloridaCarolina-vanderaa-1706
Price: $1,000.00
AddDate: Tue, 16 Apr 2013 20:03:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/vanderaa.txt
Condition: Very good. Original fold lines. Blank on verso.
Date: 1706 (undated)
Height: 6.5
Note: A lovely early decorative map of the American southeast.
References: Cumming, W., The Southeast in Early Maps, no. 143. Brown University, John Carter Brown Library, F706 A111n. Boston Public Library, Leventhal Collection, G3870 1705.A1. Phillips (Atlases) p. 27.
Scale: 1 : 2249000
Source: Van der Aa, P., Naaukeurige versameling der gedenk-waardigste zee en land-reysen na Oost en West-Indien, (Leyden) 1707.
Tags: Van der Aa, Mercator, Hondius, De Bry, Le Moyne, River May, Lake Apalatcy, Niagara Falls, Ponce de Leon
Title: Zee en Land Togten der Franszen Gedaan na, en in't Americaans Gewest van Flordia, aller-eerst door Ioh. Pontius ontdekt.
Width: 9.4
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