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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1880 Pair of Serio-Comic Maps in Persian (Rose and Kordig)
Code: SerioComicMapPersian-kordigrose-1880
Price: $14,000.00
AddDate: Sun, 28 Jun 2015 11:35:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/rosefred.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/kordig.txt
Condition: Good. Backed on old original linen. Some soiling.
Date: 1880 (undated)
Drawer: 44
Height: 15.5
Note: Here-to-fore unknown Persian variants of Serio-Comic maps by Fredric Rose and K. I. Kordig. Maps illustrate conflicting perspectives on Russian expansionism and the Balkan Crises.
Scale: 1 : 9000000
Tags: Historical Map, Caricature Map, Franco-Prussian War, John Bull, Octopus Map, Russia, Frederic Rose, Kordig, Persian, Farsi
Title: Serio-Comic Map of Europe. / Replica of the Russian map of Europe.
Width: 21
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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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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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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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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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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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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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1687 Van Keulen Map of Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, and Florida
Code: Carolina-vankeulen-1687
Price: $5,000.00
AddDate: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 00:51:54
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/vankeulen.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/vooght.txt
Condition: Very good condition. Minor foxmakr lower right quadrant.
Date: 1687 (undated)
Height: 21
Note: One of the most decorative early nautical charts of the American Southeast.
References: Cumming, E., The Southeast in Early Maps, 91. Burden, P., The Mapping of North America II: A list of printed maps 1671-1700 589. Koeman, C., Atlantes Neerlandici. Bibliography of Terrestrial, Maritime and Celestial Atlases and Pilot Books, Published in the Netherlands up to 1880, Keu 20B(133). Koeman, C., The Sea on Paper - The Story of the Van Keulens and their 'Sea-torch', 4-26. Brown University, JCB Library, Cabinet Ce682 /1.1.
Source: Van Keulen, J., De Nieuwe Groote Lichtende Zee-Fakkel, Part IV (Amsterdam) 1687.
Title: Pas Kaart van de Kust van Carolina tusschen C de Canaveral en C Henry.
Width: 23.5
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