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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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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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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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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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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1752 De L'Isle Speculative Map of North America, the Arctic, and Siberia  (Sea of the West)
Code: CarteDesNouvellesDecouvertesauNord-delisle-1752
Price: $6,000.00
AddDate: Tue, 17 Dec 2013 15:39:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/delisle.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/buache.txt
Condition: Very good condition. Some centerfold verso repair and reinforcement. Original pressmark. Wide clean margins. Original color. Blank on verso.
Date: 1752 (dated 1750)
Height: 18.5
Note: A foundational map and the single most influential map of the the Pacific Northwest issued in the middle of the 18th Century.
References: Wagner, H., Cartography of the Northwest Cost of America to the Year 1800, no. 566. Kershaw, K. A., Early Printed Maps of Canada, no 1202. Tooley, R. V., The Mapping of America, plate 103. Cumming, W. P., The Exploration of North America, 1630 – 1776, p. 224-5, plate 360. Schwartz, S., and Ehrenberg, R., The Mapping of America, plate 94. McGuirk, D., The Last Great Cartographic Myth: Mer de L'Ouest, # 17.
Scale: 1 : 21000000
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
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.
Width: 25.5
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1606 Mercator Hondius Map of the Arctic (First Map of the North Pole)
Code: NorthPole2-mercator-1606
Price: $4,000.00
AddDate: Sun, 25 Jan 2015 21:41:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/mercator.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/hondius.txt
Condition: Good. Minor soiling. Two facsimile repairs to lower border. Centerfold reinforcement.
Date: 1606 (undated)
Height: 15
Note: Important second edition of Mercator and Hondius' Map of the Arctic showing a break with 16th century cartographic convention.
Publication: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/publications/atlasmercatorhondius.txt
References: OCLC: 898431950. Taylor, E.G.R. (1956). 'A Letter Dated 1577 from Mercator to John Dee', Imago Mundi 13: 56–68. Van der Krogt, P. C. J., Koeman's Atlantes Neerlandici, 0020:1A. Burden, P., The Mapping of North America: A List of Printed Maps, 1511-1670, 88. Verner, Coolie and Stuart-Stubbs, B., The North Part of America, p. 142-187. National Library of Australia, 1628 MAP RM 150. Ginsberg, William B., Printed Maps of Scandinavia and the Arctic, 1482-1601, 33.3. Kershaw, K., Early Printed Maps of Canada, 23C. Costa, B. F., 'Arctic Exploration', Journal of the American Geographical Society of New York, Vol 12, p. 159-192. Pool, J., 'Spitsbergen: Early Exploration and Mapping', IMCOS Journal, vol 121, 35-42.
Scale: 1 : 34214400
Source: Mercator, G. and Hondius, J, Atlas, 1606.
Tags: Mercator, Hondius, North Pole, Speculative Cartography, Conibas, Anian, California
Title: Septentrionalium Terrarum descriptio.
Width: 16
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1782 Delisle Map of the United States (British Colonies - first map to name Texas)
Code: CoursduMississipi-delisle-1782
Price: $3,200.00
AddDate: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 00:44:45
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/delisle.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/buache.txt
Cartographer 3: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/dezauche.txt
Condition: Very good condition. Original pressmark. Wide clean margins. Original color. Blank on verso.
Date: 1782 (dated)
Height: 19.5
Note: A foundational map and the first to name 'Texas'.
References: Schwartz, S., and Ehrenberg, R., The Mapping of America, pp. 140-41, (illus.) 146. Martin, J. and R., Maps of Texas and the Southwest, 1513-1900, pl. 19, pp. 98-9. Cumming, W. P., The Southeast in Early Maps, no. 170. Tooley, R. V., The Mapping of America, no. 47, p.22. Rumsey 4764.098 (1718 edition). Balash, A. M, How Maps Tell The Truth by Lying: An Analysis of Delisle's 1718 Carte de La Louisiane.
Source: Delisle, G., and Buache, P., Atlas Geographique et Universel, (Dezauche, Paris), 1789.
Title: Carte De La Louisiane Et Du Cours Du Mississipi Avec Les Colonies Anglaises.
Width: 26
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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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