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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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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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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1752 Vaugondy Map of the World in Hemispheres
Code: World-vaugondy-1752
Price: $2,250.00
AddDate: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 01:04:14
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/vaugondy.txt
Condition: Good. Some toning, soiling, and original fold lines. A couple of minor verso reinforcements.
Date: 1752 (dated)
Height: 19
Note: Vaugondy's curious attempt to contextualize the New World within the sphere of Hellenic tradition.
References: Rusmey, 3353.001. Pedley, Belle et utile, p. 135, no.13. Fordham, Studies in Cartobibligraphy p. 165.
Scale: 1 : 70000000
Source: Vaugondy, R. de, Atlas Universel, (Paris: Boudet) 1757,
Title: Orbis Vetus in utraque continente juxta mentem Sansonianam distinctus, nec non observationibus astonimicis redactus, accurante Robert de Vaugondy, Geography Regis ordinario, 1752.
Width: 28
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1680 De Wit Map of Malta and Gozo
Code: MaltaGoza-dewit-1680
Price: $2,250.00
AddDate: Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:05:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/dewit.txt
Condition: Good. A couple of minor verso repairs on centerfold and upper left corner. Some transference. Original old color.
Date: 1680 (undated)
Height: 17.5
Note: One of the most desirable and attractive 17th century maps of Malta.
References: Mason, R., and Willis, P., Maps Of Malta In The Museum And Library Of The Order Of St John: A Short Catalogue, 50. OCLC: 159850671.
Scale: 1 : 190000
Tags: Malta, Gozo, De Wit
Title: Insula Malta accuratissime Delineata, Urbibus, et Fortalitiis.
Width: 21.5
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1752 Vaugondy Map of the World in Hemispheres
Code: OrbisVetus-vaugondy-1757
Price: $2,250.00
AddDate: Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:36:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/vaugondy.txt
Condition: Very good. Minor wear along original fold lines. Original platemarks visible. Minor spotting. Print crease across western hemisphere.
Date: 1752 (dated)
Height: 20
Note: Vaugondy's curious attempt to contextualize the New World within the sphere of Hellenic tradition.
Publication: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/publications/atlasuniverselvaugondy.txt
References: Rumsey, 3353.001. Pedley, Mary Sponberg Belle et Utile: The Work of the Robert de Vaugondy Family of Mapmakers, 13. Fordham, Studies in Cartobibligraphy p. 165.
Scale: 1 : 70000000
Source: Vaugondy, R., Atlas Universel (Paris) 1757.
Tags: Vaugondy, Speculative Cartography, Hyperborea, Machimos, Eusebes, Mountains of the Moon
Title: Orbis Vetus in utraque continente juxta mentem Sansonianam distinctus, nec non observationibus astonimicis redactus.
Width: 28.5
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1775 Lotter Map of the World in Hemispheres
Code: TotiusMundi-lotter-1775
Price: $2,000.00
AddDate: Fri, 24 Apr 2015 17:34:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/lotter.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/delisle.txt
Condition: Very good. Some wear and verso repair along edges and centerfold. Minor print creases. Original platemark visible.
Date: 1775 (undated)
Height: 19
References: Osher Map Library, OL2211. Library of Congress, Map Division, G3200 1690 .L5 Vault. National Library of Australia, NK 4628.
Scale: 1 : 75000000
Tags: Lotter, Delisle, Speculative Cartography , Maerten de Vries , Compagnies Land , Strait of Vries, Gama Land, Laguna Xarayes
Title: Mappa totius mundi : adornata juxta observationes dnn. academiae regalis scientiarum et nonnullorum aliorum secundum annotationes recentissimas.
Width: 26
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1720 Herman Moll Map of South America (South Sea Company)
Code: SouthSeaCompany-moll-1720
Price: $2,000.00
AddDate: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 00:38:12
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/moll.txt
Condition: Good condition. Overall toning and brittleness. Some older verso repairs along original fold lines. Blank on verso.
Date: c. 1730 (undated)
Height: 26
Note: A strategic guide to privateering in South America and an illustration of the world's first stock bubble.
References: McLaughlin, G., The Mapping of California as an Island: An Illustrated Checklist, 181, state 2. National Library of Australia, 1726 MAP RM 109. Shirley, R., Maps in the Atlases of the British Library vol I, T.Moll-4b, 12. Hutchinson, G., 'Herman Moll's view of the South Sea Company,' Journal for Maritime Research, 2003. Reinhartz, D., The Cartographer and the Literati: Herman Moll and his Intellectual Circle. Boston Public Library, Leventhal Collection, G5200 1711 .M65.
Source: Moll, H., A New and Complete Atlas, c. 1720.
Title: A new & exact map of the coast, countries and islands within the limits of ye South Sea Company, from ye River Aranoca to Tierra del Fuego, and from there through ye South Sea to ye north port of California, &c. with a view of general and coasting trade-winds and particular draughts of the most important bays, ports, &c., according to ye newest observations, by Herman Moll Geographer.
Width: 19.5
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1755 Covens and Mortier Map of America w/  Sea of the West
Code: America-covensmortier-1755
Price: $1,750.00
AddDate: Thu, 21 Nov 2013 18:13:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/covensmortier.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/delisle.txt
Condition: Very good. Original pressmark visible. Blank on verso.
Date: 1755 (undated)
Height: 20
Note: Uncommon map showing the Sea of the West and a Maelstrom in the South Atlantic!
References: Tooley, R.V., Mapping of America, page 14, plate 3. Rumsey 4638.092 (1736).
Scale: 1 : 31000000
Tags: America, Delisle, Juan De Fuca, Sea of the West, Maelstrom, Laguna Xarayes, Covens and Mortier
Title: America Accurate in Imperia, Regna, Status & Populos Divisa, ad Usum Ludovici XV, Galliarum Regis. / Carte d'Amerique Dressee pour l'Usage du Roy.
Width: 24.5
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1747 Bowen Map of the World in Hemispheres (Sea of Korea identified)
Code: KnownWorld-bowen-1747
Price: $1,500.00
AddDate: Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:40:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/bowen.txt
Condition: Very good. Minor wear and toning along original fold lines. Minor spotting. Original platemark visible.
Date: 1747 (undated)
Height: 13
Note: Identifies the Sea of Korea.
Scale: 1 : 64830000
Source: Bowen, E., A Complete System of Geography. Being a description of all the countries, islands, cities, chief towns, harbours, lakes, and rivers, mountains, mines, etc., of the known world …, (London) 1747.
Tags: Sea of Korea , Speculative Cartography , Pedro de Quiros , Maerten de Vries , Compagnies Land , Strait of Vries
Title: A New and Accurate Map of all the Known World.
Width: 21.5
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1776 Habermann View of New York during the Great Fire of 1776
Code: FeuTerribleaNouvelleYorck-haberman-1776
Price: $1,400.00
AddDate: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 00:39:57
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/habermann.txt
Condition: Very good. Some age toning and wear apparent throughout, but generally a clean example
Date: 1776 (dated)
Height: 12
Note: Important Revolutionary War view of the Great New York Fire of 1776.
References: Cresswell, D. H., The American Revolution in drawings and prints; a checklist of 1765-1790 graphics in the Library of Congress, no. 268. New York Public Library, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs, The Eno collection of New York City Views, MEZN Eno 38d.
Source: Collection des Prospects (Augsburg) 1776.
Title: Representation du Fue Terrible a Nouvelle Yorck.
Width: 16.5
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1726 Valentijn Map of the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
Code: CapeofGoodHope-valentijn-1726
Price: $1,250.00
AddDate: Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:55:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/valentijn.txt
Condition: Very good. Crisp dark impression suggestive of an early strike off the plate. Original platemark visible. Left margin expertly extended where originally joined to volume. Blank on verso.
Date: 1726 (undated)
Height: 20.5
Note: Early map showing landholders throughout the Cape.
References: Library of Congress, Map Division, G8503.C3 1726 .V3. OCLC: 871359935. Norwich, O. I., Norwich's Maps of Africa: An Illustrated and Annotated Cartobibliography, no 214.
Scale: 1 : 275000
Source: Valentijn, F., Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien,( Dordrecht: J. van Braam) 1726.
Tags: Valentijn, Cape of Good Hope,China Trade, East India Trade, VOC
Title: Nieuwe Kaart van Caap der Goede Hoop in hare rechte jegenwoordige staaat vertoond door Francois Valentyn.
Width: 24.5
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