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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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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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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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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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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1687  Van Keulen Map of Florida, Cuba, and the Bahamas
Code: FloridaCubaBahamas-vankeulen-1687
Price: $4,500.00
AddDate: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 01:04:16
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/vankeulen.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/vooght.txt
Condition: Very good. Repaired corner, upper left quadrant. Minor verso reinforcement on centerfold. Some age toning. Like most examples of this map, there is some slight discoloration around the original centerfold due to variance between the acid level in the map itself vs. the acid content of the atlas tabs.
Date: 1687 (undated)
Height: 20.5
Note: The earliest nautical chart to specifically detail the southeast Florida coast.
References: Burden, P., The Mapping of North America II, 590. Koeman, C., Atlantes Neerlandici. Bibliography of Terrestrial, Maritime and Celestial Atlases and Pilot Books, Published in the Netherlands up to 1880, vol IV,pp. 276-401. Phillips (Atlases) 530, 3444, 3453.
Scale: 1 : 1748700
Source: Keulen, J. van, De Nieuwe Groote Lichtende Zee-Fakkel, Part IV (Amsterdam) 1687. Also in: Keulen, J. van, Zee-Atlas (Amsterdam) 1687.
Title: Pas Kaart Vande Noord Oost Kust van Cuba en d'Oost Kust van FLORIDA vervaatende de Canal van Bahama met de Bahaamse Eylende Door Vooght Goemetra…
Width: 23.25
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1691 Coronelli Map of the Pacific Ocean w/ California as an Island and Speculative New Zealand
Code: MaredelSudMarePacifico-coronelli-1691
Price: $4,000.00
AddDate: Tue, 12 Aug 2014 12:22:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/coronelli.txt
Condition: Very good. Minor marginal toning. Platemark visible. Blank on verso. Original centerfold.
Date: 1691 (undated)
Height: 18
Note: Scarce map of the Pacific showing California as an Island as well as early exploration of New Zealand and Australia.
Publication: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/publications/atlanteveneto.txt
References: McLaughlin, Glen, The Mapping of California as an Island, no. 104. Wagner, H.R., Cartography of the northwest coast of America, vol II, no. 436. Tooley, R. V., The Mapping of Australia and Antarctica, p. 48. Tooley, R.V.,Mapping of America, p.125. Burden, P., The Mapping of North America II: A list of printed maps 1671-1700, no. 680.
Scale: 1 : 28900000
Source: Coronelli, Vincento. Atlante Veneto, (Venice) 1691, 1st edition.
Tags: Coronelli, Insular California, California, Terra Australis, Speculative Cartography, Atlante Veneto, New Zealand
Title: Mare del Svd, detto altrimenti Mare Pacifico.
Width: 24
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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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1721 John Senex Map of the World
Code: NewMapoftheWorld-senex-1721
Price: $3,700.00
AddDate: Sun, 17 May 2015 23:29:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/senex.txt
Condition: Very good. Minor archival verso reinforcement to margins and along centerfold.
Date: 1721 (undated)
Height: 17
Note: Exceptional decorative map of the world revealing older cartographic suppositions. Shows California as an Island.
References: OCLC 229892680. Boston Public Library, Leventhal Map Center, G3200 1721 .S46.
Scale: 1 : 90000000
Source: Senex, John, A New General Atlas of the World, (London) 1721.
Tags: Senex, Insular California
Title: A New Map of the World from the Latest Observations.
Width: 21.5
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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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1668 Doncker Map of the Atlantic, with early Dutch New York (New Amsterdam)
Code: NewNederlandBrazil-doncker-1668
Price: $2,800.00
AddDate: Sat, 21 Feb 2015 19:00:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/doncker.txt
Condition: Very good. Minor verso reinforcement near centerfold at margins.
Date: 1668 (undated)
Height: 17
Note: A scarce nautical chart detailing Dutch interests in America including New Amsterdam (New York). From an unrecorded 1668 French edition of Doncker's Atlas.
References: Burden, Phillip D., The Mapping of North America: A List of Printed Maps, 1511-1670, #338, state 2.
Scale: 1 : 14000000
Source: Doncker, Hendrick, L'Atlas de Mer ou Monde Aquatique (Amsterdam) 1668.
Tags: New Amsterdam, Manhattan, Colonial America, Doncker, VOC
Title: Pas Caart van Brazil en Nieu-Nederland van corvo en Flores tot de Barbados.
Width: 21.5
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