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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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
1 available for immediate delivery
Quantity in Basket: none
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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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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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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1755 Anville Map of Lousiana, New England, Canada, and Eastern North America
Code: CanadaLouisianeTerresAngloises-anville-1755
Price: $3,000.00
AddDate: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 01:05:28
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/anville.txt
Condition: Good condition. Some creasing on original fold lines. Four panels, joined.
Date: 1755 (dated)
Height: 34
Note: Important map offering a French perspective of North America shortly following the onset of the French and Indian War.
References: Kershaw, Early printed maps of Canada v. 2, 353. Karrow, 1-0602. Lowery, W., The Lowery Collection, 408. Journal des scavans, juin 1756, p. 23-34; cf P-Maps, p. 575 (1780 ed.); Library of Congress, Maps and charts of North America and the West Indies, 17 (1780 ed.). National Maritime Museum, 200, no. 91-94. New York Public Library, Map Division, 01-5335. Cumming, W., The Southeast in Early Maps, 296. Karpinski, L. C., Bibliography of the Printed Maps of Michigan, 1804-1880, LIX.
Scale: 1 : 2900000
Source: Memoire sur la carte intitulee: Canada, Louisiane, & Terres angloises, (Paris) 1756.
Title: Canada Louisiane et Terres Angloises.
Width: 45
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1783 Vaugondy Map of the World in Hemispheres
Code: World-vaugondy-1783
Price: $2,750.00
AddDate: Thu, 17 Oct 2013 12:27:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/vaugondy.txt
Condition: Very good. Original platemark visible. Wear to outer margins. Minor soiling lower right corner. Original fold lines exhibit some wear. Blank on verso.
Date: 1783 (dated)
Height: 19
Note: From an ephemeral period after Cook's voyage but before the offical maps and accounts were released.
References: Pedley, M. S., Bel et Utile, cat no. 8, page 62 (illus). Rumsey 3353.013 (1752).
Scale: 1 : 70000000
Source: Robert de Vaugondy, G., Atlas Universel (Paris: Boudet) 1783.
Tags: Vaugondy, Groux, Boudet, Cook, River of the West, De Fonte, de Fuca, Speculative Cartography, Baron Lahonton
Title: Mappemonde ou Description du Globe Terrestre dresse sur les memories les plus nouveaux et assujettie aux observations astronomiques, avec les Routes, et Decouvertes du Celebre Captaine Cook.
Width: 28
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1783 De L'Isle Map of the United States, Mexico, and the West Indies
Code: CarteduMexiqueEtatsUnis-delisle-1783
Price: $2,700.00
AddDate: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 00:46:05
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. Original centerfold. Small discoloration near panama. Original pressmark visible. Blank on verso.
Date: 1783 (dated)
Height: 19.5
Note: The only edition of this landmark map to include the United States.
References: Cumming, W., The Southeast in Early Maps, 137. Martin, J. C., and Martin, R. S., Maps of Texas and the Southwest, 1513-1900, p. 92-3. Tooley, R. V., The Mapping of America, p. 22, #53. Map Collectors Circle, vol 33, no. 53.
Source: Delisle, G., and Buache, P., Atlas Geographique et Universel, (Dezauche, Paris), 1789.
Title: Carte du Mexique et des Etats unis d'Amerique, Partie Meridionale.
Width: 26
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1860 Delamarche Jigsaw Puzzle Atlas of the World
Code: PuzzleAtlas-delamarche-1860
Price: $2,500.00
AddDate: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 20:08:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/delamarche.txt
Condition: Generally very good condition. Wear and damage to box, especially at edges. Maps are in very good condition and generally complete. Minor damage to a couple of pieces in the North America and United States map and some spotting on the Europe map. See photos.
Date: 1860 (undated)
Height: 12
Note: A large and early puzzle atlas.
Tags: Map Game, Delamarche, Northwest Passage, Nebraska Territory, French Departments, Austrian Empire, Spilsbury
Title: Atlas Geographique, Compse de Cent Cartes.
Width: 17.5
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Quantity in Basket: none