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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1870 Gilpin and Ebert Map of Colorado showing Gold Regions (Colton edition)
Code: Colorado-ebertgilpin-1870
Price: $24,000.00
AddDate: Tue, 29 Apr 2014 16:15:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/ebert.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/gilpin.txt
Cartographer 3: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/colton.txt
Condition: Very good. Comes with original binder, from which it has been detached. Map exhibits minor verso reinforcement here and there along original fold lines where the map exhibits some wear. All an all a very fine example.
Date: 1870 (dated)
Height: 26.5
Note: The final state of the landmark Ebert-Gilpin map of Colorado.
References: Wheat, Carl Irving, Mapping the Transmississippi West, 1540-1861 (5 vols), #1040 and #1118. OCLC: 17251276.
Scale: 1 : 760320
Tags: Colorado, Rocky Mountains, Gold Rush, Ebert, Gilpin, Colton
Title: Map of Colorado Territory, Embracing the Central Gold Region.
Width: 36.5
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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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1849 Colton Case Map of the United States (Texas at Fullest) (First Edition) (Gold Rush)
Code: UnitedStates-colton-1849
Price: $10,000.00
AddDate: Sun, 09 Mar 2014 17:15:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/colton.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/atwood.txt
Condition: Very good, near fine example. Dissected and mounted on linen in 32 panels. Original linen.
Date: 1849 (dated)
Height: 33
Note: First edition of Colton's important 1849 map of the United States on the cusp of the Gold Rush. Shows Texas at its fullest extant with a northern stovepipe panhandle. Identifies gold region near Sacramento.
References: Rumsey 5535.001 (2nd edition) Boston Public Library, Leventhal Center, G3300 1849 .C65. New York Public Library, Map Div. 01-5133. OCLC : 47017064.
Scale: 1 : 6400000
Tags: Colton, Westward Migration, California Gold Rush, First Edition, Mexican American War, Republic of Texas, Atwood, Compromise of 1850, Texas
Title: Map of the United States of America, the British Provinces, Mexico, the West Indies, and Central America: with part of New Granada and Venezuela.
Width: 40
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1899 Panoramic View Map 'Route of the Mormon Pioneers'  (Utah, Iowa, Wyoming, Nebraska)
Code: MormonPioneers-millroyhayes-1899
Price: $10,000.00
AddDate: Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:27:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/millroyhayes.txt
Condition: Very good. Minor edge wear. Presentation copy on thick stock
Date: 1899 (dated)
Height: 14
Note: Extraordinary panorama showing the route of the Mormon Pioneers and the Westward Expansion.
Scale: 1 : 67905000
Tags: Westward Migration, Mormons, Millroy and Hayes, Great Salt Lake, Pioneers, View, Broadside, Americana
Title: Route of the Mormon Pioneers from Nauvoo to Great Salt Lake.
Width: 41.5
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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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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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1784 Chodowiecki Cards Depicting the American Revolutionary War (12 Cards)
Code: AmericanRevolutionaryWarCards-chodowiecki-1784
Price: $8,000.00
AddDate: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 01:06:50
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/chodowiecki.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/berger.txt
Condition: Very good. Mounted on 19th century (easily removable by a restorer) paper with French style manuscript borders. Individual cards exhibit some toning, else fine examples. Given size as depicted above.
Date: 1784 (dated)
Height: 18.5
Note: Among the first printed illustrated views of the American Revolutionary War.
References: Cresswell, D., The American Revolution in Drawings and Prints, p. 125, no. 343. Boston Athenum, Prints and Photographs, AA B64N48 Hi.(no.1). Exhibited in: 'Creating the United States' at the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2011.
Source: Sprengel, Matthias C., Historisches Taschenbuch, (Leipzig: bey Haude & Berlin : von Spener) 1784. Also Issued Independently.
Tags: View, American Revolutionary War, Chodowiecki, Berger, British East India Company, Boston Tea Party, Battle of Lexington, Battle of Bunker Hill, Stamp Act, Second Continental Congress, Battle of Trenton, Evacuation Day
Title: [Scenes from events and battles leading up to and during the American Revolution, 1775-1783, as depicted in 12 illustrations] 
Width: 15.5
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1852 Fielding Lucas Nautical Chart Map of the Chesapeake Bay and Delaware Bay
Code: ChesapeakeBay-fieldinglucas-1852
Price: $8,000.00
AddDate: Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:29:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/lucas.txt
Condition: Very good condition. Some repairs lower left corner. Soiling including spot near Medley's Neck. Original linen backing with stamps and owner's signature.
Date: 1852 (dated)
Height: 41
Note: The only significant map of the Chesapeake Bay to be issued between the early 19th century Admiralty Charts and the Coast Survey Charts of the 1860s.
References: Rumsey 5436.000 (1840 edition). Foster, J. W., Fielding Lucas, Jr., Early 19th Century American Publisher of Fine Books and Maps, 'American Antiquarian Society', October 1955, Volume 64, Part 2, 162-212. Guthorn, Peter J., United States Coastal Charts, p. 78 (illus. on dust jacket). Papenfuse, E. C., and Coale, J. M., Atlas of Historical Maps of Maryland, p. 86 and fig.78. Ristow, W., American Maps and Mapmakers, pp. 266-268.
Scale: 1 : 360000
Tags: Fielding Lucas, Chesapeake Bay, Delaware Bay
Title: A Chart of the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays.
Width: 29
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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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