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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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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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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1848 Morris and Melish Wall Map of Pennsylvania
Code: Pennsylvania-barnes-1848
Price: $6,500.00
AddDate: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 00:54:57
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/melish.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/morris.txt
Cartographer 3: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/barnes.txt
Condition: Very good. Full professional restoration.
Date: 1848 (dated)
Height: 54
Note: First edition of one of the most important wall maps of Pennsylvania ever issued.
References: Phillips (America), p. 682 (Variant). New York Public Library, Map Division, Map Div. 01-1947. Rumsey 2275.000 (1849 edition).
Title: Map Of Pennsylvania, constructed from the County Surveys authorized by the State; and other original Documents.
Width: 77
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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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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
1 available for immediate delivery
Quantity in Basket: none
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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1764 Bellin Map of New York City
Code: VilleManathe-bellin-1764
Price: $3,500.00
AddDate: Thu, 07 May 2015 17:40:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/bellin.txt
Condition: Very good. Original platemark visible. Minor spotting.
Date: 1764 (undated)
Drawer: 2
Height: 9.5
References: Augustyn, R. T., Cohen, P., Manhattan in Maps 1527 - 1995, p. 50-51. Haskell, D., Manhattan Maps A Co-operative List, nos. 296-302. Tooley, R. V., The Mapping of America, 124, state 2.
Scale: 1.906944444
Source: Bellin, J. N., Petite Atlas Maritime, Vol. 1, (Paris) 1764.     
Tags: Manhattan, Bellin
Title: Ville De Manathe ou Nouvelle-Yorc. 
Width: 7.5
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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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