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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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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1840 Wilkes Map of the Fiji Islands
Code: FijiFeeJee-wilkes-1840
Price: $1,200.00
AddDate: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 01:07:25
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/wilkes.txt
Cartographer 2: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/shermansmith.txt
Condition: Very good. Backed with linen as issued. Overall toning. Some wear on original fold lines. As in most examples, lower left margin partially trimmed to neat line.
Date: 1840 (dated)
Height: 24
Note: The first accurate map of the Fiji Islands.
References: Rumsey 4442.003. Cowan I, pp. 248-249n. Cowan II, p. 683. Ferguson, Australia 4209. Forbes, D. W., Hawaiian National Bibliography 1780 - 1900: 1831-1850, 1573. Hill (II) #1866. Howes W414. Rosove, Antarctica 353. Streeter Sale 3324.
Scale: 1 : 710000
Source: Wilkes, C., Atlas. Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, (Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard) 1845.
Tags: Wilkes, U.S. Ex. Ex., Sherman and Smith
Title: Chart of the Viti Group or Feejee Islands by the U.S. Ex. Ex.
Width: 34.5
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1842 Wilkes Map of the World on Mercator Projection showing Isothermal Lines
Code: WorldUsExEx-wilkes-1842
Price: $500.00
AddDate: Sun, 24 Mar 2013 01:07:38
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/wilkes.txt
Condition: Very good. Backed with linen as issued. Overall toning. Some wear on original fold lines. As in most examples, lower left margin partially trimmed to neat line.
Date: 1842 (dated)
Height: 23.5
Note: The first world map to show any significant portion of the Antarctic Coast.
References: Rumsey 4442.001. Rosove, M, Antarctica, 1772-1922, 353
Scale: 1 : 100000000
Source: Wilkes, C., Atlas. Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, (Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard) 1845.
Tags: Wilkes, Exploration Map, Wind Patterns, U.S. Ex. Ex., Antarctica, James Ross, Jules Sebastien Cesar Dumont d'Urville, Sherman and Smith, Discovery Map
Title: Chart of the World Shewing the tracks of the U.S. Exploring Expedition in 1838, 39, 40, 41 & 42.
Width: 34
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1754 Gabriel Ramirez Map of the World in Hemispheres
Code: World-ramirez-1754
Price: $350.00
AddDate: Wed, 07 Aug 2013 13:30:00
Condition: Very good. Minor wear along original fold lines. Original platemarks visible. Minor discoloration upper left margin, not extending onto printed area. Blank on verso.
Date: 1754 (undated)
Height: 6
Scale: 1 : 200000000
Source: Ramirez, G., Espectaculo de la Naturaleza, O Conversaciones a Cerca de Las Particularidades de la Historia Natural, Volume 7, Part 2, 1754.
Tags: Ramirez, Speculative Cartography
Title: Mapa del Mundo.
Width: 10.5
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1866 Johnson Map of the World on Mercator Projection
Code: World-johnson-1866
Price: $225.00
AddDate: Thu, 02 Apr 2015 15:43:00
Cartographer: http://www.geographicus.com/mm5/cartographers/johnson.txt
Condition: Very good. Some damage and verso repair along original centerfold. Minor spotting at places.
Date: 1866 (dated 1865)
Height: 17.5
References: Rumsey 0352.013 (1864 edition).
Scale: 1 : 7500000
Source: Johnson, A. J., Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas of the World, New York, 1866.
Tags: Johnson
Title: Johnson's World on Mercators Projection.
Width: 23
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Quantity in Basket: none