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Lot#       Title   Subject/Creator   Date/Cond   Low Estimate   High Bid
103 Carte de la Nouvelle France, ou se Voit le Cours des Grandes Rivieres de S. Laurens & de Mississipi Aujour d'hui S. Louis, aux Environs des-quelles se Trouvent les Etats, Pais, Nations, Peuples &c... Colonial Eastern United States & Canada
Henry Abraham Chatelain
1719
A
$3,000.00  
One of the Most Informative 18th Century Maps of the French Possessions in North America

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Derived from Nicholas de Fer's important four-sheet map of 1718, this is the most informative map of the French possessions in North America in the early 18th century. Louisiana and the Mississippi Valley are based on Delisle's manuscript map of 1701, while the geography of New England and eastern Canada originates with Franquelin. Inset at top left is a large-scale map of the Mississippi Delta ...
104 Amerique Septentrionale Publiee sous les Auspices de Monseigneur de Duc d'Orleans Premier Prince du Sang Colonial Eastern United States & Canada
Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville
1746
B+
$600.00  

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These are the northern two sheets of D'Anville's four-sheet map of North America and the West Indies, which was one of the best French maps of North America prior to the French & Indian War. D'Anville was the Royal Geographer and Cartographer to the King of France. He followed Delisle as the chief proponent of scientific cartography, and his influence on his contemporaries was profound. Because...
105 A New Map of the British Dominions in North America; with the Limits of the Governments Annexed Thereto by the Late Treaty of Peace, and Settled by Proclamation, October 7th, 1763 Colonial Eastern United States & Canada
Thomas Kitchin
1763
B+
$350.00  

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This very historical map illustrates the British colonies after the Treaty of Paris and at the conclusion of the French and Indian War in America. The treaty ended French colonial ambitions in North America with minor exceptions. As a result, Spain ceded East and West Florida to Great Britain, France relinquished the title to the Louisiana Territory to Spain, and the Mississippi Ri...
106 A Map of the Northern and Middle States; Comprehending the Western Territory and the British Dominions in North America. From the Best Authorities Eastern United States & Canada
Stockdale
1792
B
$300.00  

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This uncommon and information-packed map describes the region from James Bay to Chesapeake Bay and the confluence of the Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, and from the Lake of the Woods to the Gulf of St. Lawrence. A key in the upper left corner provides an explanation of the various symbols used in the map. Several of the districts and states are shown with distorted borders, but the most interestin...
107 Carte de la Partie Septentrionale des Etats Unis, Comprenant le Canada, la Nouvelle Ecosse, New Hampshire, Massachuset's Bay, Rhode-Island, Connecticut, New Yorck, Etat de Vermont avec Partie de Pensilvanie et de New-Jersey Eastern United States & Canada
Pierre Francois Tardieu
1797
A
$275.00  

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Finely detailed map of the Northeast extending from Philadelphia up the coast to Ile d'Anticosti and the mouth of the St. Lawrence, and inland to show part of Lake Ontario. Fine detail particularly along the Hudson River locates scores of towns and villages, shows roads, mountains and watershed. Four distance scales at upper left and a simple block-style title cartouche. Longitude is mea...
108 Carte Generale des Etats-Unis, des Haut et Bas-Canada, de la Nouvle. Ecosse, du Nouvau Brunswick, de Terre-Neuve, &a. Seconde Edition Eastern United States & Canada
Adrien Hubert Brue
1840
B+
$180.00  

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An uncommon and finely engraved map covering all the eastern United States to about the 100th meridian, with a portion of southern Canada. The northwestern territories include a large Iowa Territory and Ter. Du Nord Ouest that encompasses present-day Wisconsin, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and eastern Minnesota. The rest of the West past Missouri and Arkansas is designated as Indian d...
109 Partie Orientale de la Nouvelle France ou du Canada avec l'Isle de Terre-Neuve et de Nouvelle Escosse, Acadie et Nouv. Angleterre... Colonial New England & Canada
Seutter/Lotter
1740
B+
$900.00  

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A beautiful map of Maine and northeastern Canada, including Nova Scotia, Labrador and Newfoundland. This is the second state of the map originally drawn by Seutter and engraved by Lotter, with Lotter's imprint in the title cartouche. The map's vertical format elongates the geography, which distorts Newfoundland and depicts the St. Lawrence River running nearly north-south. It is very detailed, ...
110 A New Chart of the Coast of New England, Nova Scotia New France or Canada, with the Islands of Newfoundld. Cape Breton St. John's &c. Done from the Original Publish'd in 1744... Colonial New England & Canada
Thomas Jefferys
1746
B+
$275.00  

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This uncommon map is based on Bellin's important map of the region done in 1744. The map includes New England as far south as Boston, the St. Lawrence River just beyond Quebec, and as far north as Cape Round. Coastal detail features soundings and the fishing banks. There is an array of nice insets placed inland including a large map of the Atlantic Ocean showing the American coastline to South ...
111 A Map of the British & French Plantations in North America Colonial New England & Canada
Anonymous
1755
B+
$240.00  

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This charming little map of New England and northeastern Canada covers from Long Island through the coast of Labrador. New England consists of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusets Bay, New Hampshire and York County. The title cartouche was meant to serve as the title for three maps published in the July, August and September editions of the magazine. Together those maps covered...
112 Partie de l'Amerique Septent? qui Comprend la Nouvelle France ou le Canada Colonial New England & Canada, Great Lakes
Robert de Vaugondy (family)
1755
A
$600.00  

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This is a handsome map of Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, and the entire course of the St. Lawrence River. The most prominent feature of the map is the very large inset of the 1744 Bellin version of the Great Lakes. The wonderful cartouche features the title on a blanket draped over a wooden canoe, which appears beside a threatening beaver. This is the second state of the map, naming three islands i...
113 A Geological Map of the United States United States
John Howard Hinton
1832
B+
$250.00  

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This map of the United States identifies 9 different geologic types including anthracite, bituminous coal, sandstone, and trap rocks extending from the eastern seaboard to the Rocky Mountains (although the hand coloring on this particular example does not follow the template). In addition to the geologic features, the map identifies Indian tribes, rivers, and the Chippewayan Desert. The P...
114 Etats-Unis United States
1840
B+
$110.00  

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This uncommon small map of the United States comes from Felice Potel's Italian translation of the Monin and Fremin atlas of 1837. It names several states and territories, towns and cities, and Indian lands. There is nice topographical detail as well. Santa Fe, Monterey, San Diego, Astoria, and San Antonio are among the few cities identified in the west. Although there were 26 states at the tim...
115 Map of the Country Between the Atlantic & Pacific Oceans... United States
Robert Mills
1852
A
$120.00  

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This sheet composed of three maps puts forth the concepts of Mills and Asa Whitney for a transcontinental railroad system. The first map by Mills shows the proposed route from Little Rock to San Diego and north to San Francisco, as well as how the proposed route would connect with the existing railroad system in the eastern US. The second, constructed by Whitney, is a world map with the RR conti...
116 Pictorial Map of the United States United States
Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning
1858
B
$1,000.00  

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A terrific wall map published at a time when many territorial borders were at their most unique configurations. Utah is a large territory that includes all of Nevada and most of Colorado. New Mexico extends between Texas and California, with Arizona making an appearance along the southern border with Mexico. In California, the Gold Region is prominently depicted. The map was published jus...
117 Map of the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad and Its Connections United States, Railroads
Rand McNally& Co.
1878
B
$150.00  

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This is an early folding map and timetable for the Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad system, dated in the winter of 1878. The large map shows the route and connecting lines centered on Chicago, extending to Bangor and Quebec and westward to Denver and south to Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and Galveston. Each railroad is named with hundreds of rail stations located and likewise named. At lowe...
118 Map Showing Indian Reservations Within the Limits of the United States United States
U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs
1889
B+
$140.00  

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This large map of the United States focuses on the many Indian Reservations in the United States as of 1889. The reservations are named and shown in orange overprinting. The map also shows military stations, towns and villages, railroads, Indian agencies, and training schools. Includes insets of reservations in California and Indian Territory at bottom. Compiled under the direction of T.J. Mor...
119 United States Rail Road Map Showing the Principal Topographical Features United States
Adam & Charles. Black
1896
A
$80.00  

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This map of the United States shows the extensive railroad network in the east and its steady expansion in the west. While the emphasis of the map is on the railroad and river networks in the US, key cities are also identified. Copyrighted 1889 by Charles Scribner's Sons.
120 [Lot of 79 - U.S.D.A. Soil Maps] United States
USDA
1903
B
$400.00  
Features Maps of Los Angeles and New Orleans

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Housed in a partial brown cloth case, this complete set contains 79 large folding maps (the set calls for 78 but includes a duplicate of #32) from the 5th Report of the Field Operations of the Bureau of Soils, under the direction of Milton Whitney. Each of the maps has a legend identifying the various soil profiles which are overlaid on base maps provided by the Geological Survey. In addi...
121 [Lot of 2] Bill Whiffletree's Ration Map of U.S. [and] Bill Whiffletree's Bootleggers' Map of the United States United States, World War II
1944
A
$3,000.00  
Matching Pair Featuring the Extremely Rare "Ration Map"

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This wonderful, whimsical, and very rare pair of maps was created by Edward McCandlish and issued by the Hagstrom Company in New York in 1944. Although the Bootlegger map was first published 18 years prior and Prohibition had ended 11 years prior, Hagstrom saw value in pairing the well-known Bootlegger map with McCandlish's newest creation, the Ration Map of the United States.

Th...
122 Carte de la Louisiane et du Cours du Mississipi Dressee sur un Grand Nombre de Memoires Entrautres sur ceux de Mr. le Maire Colonial Eastern United States
Guillaume Delisle
1718
B+
$7,500.00  
A Foundation Map for the Mississippi Valley and the First Appearance of Texas on a Printed Map

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This enormously influential map of the French possession of Louisiana drew together the cartographic work of the previous half century and had a tremendous impact on the history of cartography. The map was designed for the political purpose of invalidating the English claims west of the Appalachian Mountains and laid claim to Carolina by the French, which provoked an angry English response. Here...
123 A New Map of Louisiana and the River Mississipi [within book] The Memoirs and Secret Negotiations of John Ker Colonial Eastern United States
Anonymous
1726
B+
$700.00  

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This interesting map focuses on the French empire in the heart of North America, embracing both the Great Lakes and the Mississippi Valley. It illustrates the French threat to the British colonies that are confined along the Atlantic seaboard by the Appalachian Mountains. French trading posts, lead mines, trails, and Indian villages are carefully noted and the Indian nations are prominently name...
124 Karte von Luisiana, dem Laufe des Mississipi und den Benachbarten Laendern' Colonial Eastern United States
Jacques Nicolas Bellin
1744
B+
$700.00  

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This is a scarce German issue of Bellin's map of Louisiana originally published in Charlevoix's Histoire. This finely engraved map covers the region from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico over to the Rocky Mountains and Santa Fe. The information in the west includes the road from Mexico City to Santa Fe and the routes of St. Denis and De Soto though Texas. The map shows strategic for...
125 An Accurate Map of the United States of America, According to the Treaty of Peace of 1783 Eastern United States
John C. Russell
1794
B
$375.00  

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This is a very early map of the young United States that details the states, new territories, and the Indian lands east of the Mississippi River. The Western Territories include several Bounty Land Grants including Colonel Simmers, Army Land, Ohio Company, and Donation Lands from the Commonwealth of Virginia, Illinois Company, Wabash Company, and New J...
126 Part of the United States of North America Eastern United States
Stockdale
1798
B+
$220.00  

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This map of the young United States is filled with great information on early development including roads and settlements. The map covers from the Province of Main through North Carolina with a large inset of South Carolina and Georgia. West of the Appalachians are the Western Territory and Kentucky. The villages of "Christian Indians" are located by small icons.

A membe...
127 Map of the United States of America Eastern United States
John Melish
1812
B+
$900.00  

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This important map of the early United States by the noted American cartographer John Melish is notable for being the first professional engraving attempt by Henry S. Tanner. It was the frontispiece map to the first edition of the first volume of Melish's Travels in the United States of America, in the years 1806 & 1807, and 1809, 1810 & 1811... The map extends west to include both Louisi...
128 Map of the United States of America [in book] Observations on the Geology of the United States of America; with Some Remarks on the Effect Produced on the Nature and Fertility of Soils... Eastern United States
William Maclure
1817
B+
$900.00  
One of the Earliest Geological Maps of the United States

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This scarce map, published by John Melish, was issued in William Maclure's report, Observations on the Geology of the United States. Maclure, known as the "father of American geology," published the first widely available geologic map of the United States in 1809. And while this is the third issue of the map (1809 in Philadelphia and 1811 in Paris), it is "generally considered as the star...
129 Skeleton Map Shewing the Position of Cairo at the Confluence of the Ohio & Mississippi Rivs. and Its Connection with All Parts of the United States by Rail Roads Rivers and Canals Eastern United States
U.S. Gov.
1836
B+
$160.00  

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This unusual map is focused on the transportation system of railroads, rivers and canals servicing Cairo, Illinois. Situated at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, the city of Cairo was a potential site for railroads, steamship companies, and military bases, but development didn't take off until the Civil War. The legend identifies both completed and unfinished railroad lines and ...
130 United States Eastern United States
Alexander Findlay
1843
B+
$100.00  

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This handsome map of the United States extends to show the eastern part of Texas (labeled here as State of Texas despite the map pre-dating its statehood) and Western Territory. Published circa 1843, with all 26 of the states that were a part of the country at that time shown. Florida, Iowa, and Wisconsin are also outlined, although they had not attained statehood at this point. A...
131 Map of the United States of America Including Canada and a Large Portion of Texas... Eastern United States, Texas
J. Calvin Smith
1844
B
$3,500.00  
Enormous Wall Map Featuring an Independent Texas

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This enormous wall map measures nearly 7 feet long and over 5 feet wide and was printed on nine sheets. It was lauded at the time as one of the largest and most detailed maps of the United States ever published. The map extends from the Atlantic seaboard west to Fort Pierre (South Dakota) and south to Austin in the independent Republic of Texas. The western frontier consists of a large <...
132 A New Map for Travelers Through the United States of America Showing the Railroads, Canal & Stage Roads. With the Distances [in] The Illustrated Hand-Book, a New Guide for Travelers Through the United States of America... Eastern United States
J. Calvin Smith
1847
B
$700.00  

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J. Calvin Smith produced some of the best travel guides and maps of the mid-nineteenth century. This wonderful second edition guide contains extensive information for the use of travelers and emigrants during this period of great westward expansion. The folding A New Map for Travelers through the United States of America Showing the Railroads, Canals and Stage Roads (26 x 22") is beautifu...
133 United States Eastern United States
John Tallis
1851
A
$240.00  

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This is a terrific edition of this map that features some interesting and unusual transitional boundaries. The large Western Territory lies above a shortened Texas and stretches between New Mexico and the western boundaries of Missouri and Arkansas. New Mexico or Santa Fe lies east of the Rio Grande, with Mexico to the west. A huge Missouri Territory occupies much of the Great Plains reg...
134 [Bound Lot of 19 Maps from Historie de la Guerre Civile en Amerique] Eastern United States, Civil War
1883
A
$500.00  
Uncommon Set of French Civil War Maps

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This collection of 19 maps (of 30 in a complete atlas) comes from the scarce French atlas to accompany Comte de Paris' Historie de la Guerre Civile en Amerique. These important, remarkably detailed maps should not be confused with the smaller maps issued with the American version of the History. Comte de Paris served the Union cause for a time under General McClellan which gave him access...
135 Lines and Metallic Circuit Connections American Telephone and Telegraph Company Eastern United States
1898
B+
$250.00  
Scarce AT&T Advertising Piece

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This uncommon map displays the early circuit lines of the newly formed AT&T Company (founded in 1885), with telephone lines completed and projected as far west as Texas and the Dakotas with an inset map of Maine with same information. The verso contains a detailed list of "Stations connecting by metallic circuit lines with the long distance system. 8vo, self-folding, including a color illustrat...
136 History - On the Way to Florida Eastern United States
1935
B+
$50.00  
NO RESERVE

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This sheet contains three strip maps depicting automobile routes from New York City to Miami. In addition to the road network, there are numerous points of interest identified along the way primarily related to the Revolutionary War, Civil War, and Seminole Wars. Attributed to Edwin L. Sundberg in the lower right corner of the map. The verso is filled with numerous illustrations.

The ...
137 Nova Belgica et Anglia Nova Colonial New England & Mid-Atlantic United States
Willem Blaeu
1642
B+
$2,200.00  

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This important map, first issued in 1635, is one of the first to focus on the Dutch colony in North America and to name Nieu Amsterdam (New York). It is based on the manuscript of Andriaen Block (1614), a Dutch fur trader, who explored the area between Cape Cod and Manhattan and was the first to correctly delineate the longitudinal scale of the coastline and establish Manhattan as an islan...
138 Partie de l'Amerique Septentrionale, qui Comprend le Cours de l'Ohio, la Nlle. Angleterre, la Nlle York, le New Jersey, la Pensylvanie, le Maryland la Virginie, la Caroline Colonial New England & Mid-Atlantic United States
Didier Robert de Vaugondy
1755
A
$600.00  
First State

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Beautifully engraved large map of the colonies between the Ohio and Mississippi rivers and the Atlantic with an inset at upper left that continues the main map from Cape Fear south through the Carolinas and Georgia to F. St. Georges. It is based on the seminal map by John Mitchell that was published in the same year this plate was engraved. The mapping of the trans-Allegheny and Great Lak...
139 A Map of the Province of New York, with Part of Pensilvania, and New England... Colonial New England & Mid-Atlantic United States
John Montresor
1775
B+
$7,000.00  
An Important Revolutionary War Period Map

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This map, issued during the Revolutionary War era, is one of the most detailed maps of the province of New York by a British military engineer. The map was created by actual surveys by John Montresor, who was trained by his father, an engineer in the British royal army. Montresor joined the 48th Regiment and served under General Braddock during the failed campaign against Fort Duquesne in...
140 Carte de la Partie Nord, des Etats Unis, de l'Amerique Septentrionale Colonial New England & Mid-Atlantic United States
Rigobert Bonne
1782
B+
$100.00  

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This very early map presents the northern part of the newly-formed United States. It covers the region from northern Virginia to Maine (Machasuzet Bay), and westward to include Lake Erie. The map has good topographical detail, and it also includes numerous settlements, forts, and Indian villages. It locates Baltimore, Annapolis, Alexandria, New York, Boston, Ft. Halifax, and much more. There a...
141 A New Map of Part of the United States of North America, Containing Those of New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusets, Connecticut, Rhode Island. Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. From the Latest Authorities New England & Mid-Atlantic United States
John Cary
1806
A
$400.00  

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This is a fine, early 19th century map of the states from Virginia to the District of Main. It extends to include lakes Erie and Huron with the region west of Pennsylvania labeled The Western Territory. The Connecticut Reserve is noted in present-day northeastern Ohio. The Connecticut Western Reserve, formally ceded to Connecticut after the Yankee-Pennamite Wars, was the la...
142 Map of Hudson's River, with the Adjacent Country Colonial New England United States, Revolutionary War
Anonymous
1778
B+
$230.00  

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This strongly engraved Revolutionary War map was designed to familiarize the magazine's readers with the location of the hostilities in the American War. It illustrates the region of the Hudson and Delaware Rivers and the marches of the armies under the Generals Howe, Clinton, and Burgoyne. It covers New York and New England as far east as the Connecticut River, south to include Ph...
143 Nova Virginiae Tabula Colonial Mid-Atlantic United States
Henricus Hondius
1652
B+
$1,800.00  
One of the Most Important 17th Century Maps of the Chesapeake Bay

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This graphic map is Henricus Hondius' version of Capt. John Smith's important map of 1612, drawn from his brother's map of 1618. After the death of Jodocus Hondius in 1629, his widow sold a number of plates to Blaeu. Angry at the sale to a competitor, Henricus and Joannes Jansson engaged engravers to cut new plates, which were largely based on Jodocus' work. This is the 5th derivative of Smith...
144 A New Map of Virginia Mary-land and the Improved Parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey... Colonial Mid-Atlantic United States
Browne/Senex
1719
A
$4,750.00  
Map of Chesapeake Bay Based on Landmark Herrman Map

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This fine map of Chesapeake Bay is a derivative of the landmark map by Augustine Herrman. The map has been re-oriented with north at the top and the western region has been simplified, but the precise mapping of the bay was taken directly from the surveys of Herrman. Delaware is shown to be a part of Pennsylvania, favoring the claims of Lord Baltimore, rather than the Cape Henelopen boundary, wh...
145 A Map of Virginia and Maryland Colonial Mid-Atlantic United States
Thomas Jefferys
1756
A
$275.00  

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This rare map appeared in Tobias Smollett's A Compendium of Authentic and Entertaining Voyages..., published in London by R. & J. Dodsley. The map focuses on the topography and towns in the region, and extends to show Delaware and parts of South Carolina, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The dotted borders between the states are quite irregular, and appear to have been drawn freehand. The ma...
146 Carte de la Virginie et du Mariland Colonial Mid-Atlantic United States
Joseph de Laporte
1770
A
$180.00  

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This is an early edition of an uncommon map of the Mid-Atlantic region. Maryland is an ill-defined wedge between Virginia and Pennsylvania and does not extend beyond the Appalachians. Maryland's most prominent settlement is St. Marie, the colony's first capital. The Delaware boundary indicated on the map was made following the conclusion of a long land dispute between Lord Baltimore and the Pen...
147 Carte de la Virginie et du Maryland Dressee sur la Grande Carte Angloise de Mrs. Josue Fry et Pierre Jefferson Mid-Atlantic United States
Didier Robert de Vaugondy
1793
A
$2,200.00  
An Essential Map of Virginia and Maryland

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This handsome map is the French edition of the Fry-Jefferson map - one of the most important 18th century maps of the region. Due to the rarity and high value of the four-sheet English version of the Fry-Jefferson map, the first state of the single-sheet French version is the earliest obtainable map to accurately depict the interior of Virginia beyond the Tidewater, and is an essential map for th...
148 A New and General Map of the Middle Dominions Belonging to the United States of America, viz. Virginia, Maryland, the Delaware-Counties, Pennsylvania, New Jersey &c. with the Addition of New York, & of the Greatest Part of New England' Mid-Atlantic United States
Laurie & Whittle
1794
B
$950.00  
Laurie & Whittle's Popular Map Depicting the "New" United States

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This is probably one of the most popular contemporary maps depicting the new United States. It is a derivative of the Lewis Evans map originally published by Thomas Kitchin in 1756. Evans' map contributed enormously to the cartographic knowledge of the Ohio Valley and was the first map to indicate the presence of petroleum in Pennsylvania and coal in Ohio, as well as denoting important passages ...
149 Map of a Reconnaissance Between Baltimore and Philadelphia Exhibiting the Several Routes of the Mail Road Contemplated by the Resolution of Congress Approved on the 4th of May 1826 Mid-Atlantic United States
U.S. Gov.
1828
B+
$140.00  

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This early map provides a detailed picture of a strip of land 27 miles wide between Baltimore and Philadelphia, on a scale of three miles to the inch. It was issued by S. Bernard, Brigr. Genl. and William Tell Poussin, Capt. Top. Engrs, both on the Board of Internal Improvement. The map was a result of a Maryland petition for improvement of the existing mail road and shows several combinations o...
150 A Map of the Principal Canal and Rail Road Improvements Which Will Connect With the Balt. & Susqa. Rail Road at York Mid-Atlantic United States
Railroad Companies (various)
1835
B+
$200.00  

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The map extends from Lakes Ontario and Erie to the southern border of Virginia with the major waterways outlined. Shows rivers, canals, cities and railroads at the time when canal transportation was vital to commerce and expansion of the United States. Railroads were in their infancy, and the map shows how the two (railroads and canals) would complement each other. Among the several lines shown ...
151 A New Map of Maryland and Delaware with Their Canals, Roads & Distances Mid-Atlantic United States
Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
1850
B+
$80.00  

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This attractive map shows nice detail of the counties, cities, roads and railways. The map features a table of population by county according to the 1850 census, including the population of farms, dwellings, families, and slaves. Across the top of the map is a table of Steam Boat Routes - from Baltimore to Norfolk, Baltimore to Philadelphia, and Baltimore to Washington with total and incremental...
152 A Chart of the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays Mid-Atlantic United States, Chesapeake & Delaware Bays
Fielding Lucas Jr.
1852
B+
$6,000.00  
Scarce Sea Chart of the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays

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This large-scale sea chart of the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays is one of the most decorative and desirable charts of the area. The chart depicts great detail from the entrances to the bays on the Atlantic Ocean to Washington D.C., Baltimore, and Philadelphia, and extending up the James, York and Rappahannock rivers. Miniature bird's-eye plans of the key cities are shown, adding to the attractive...

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