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Lot#       Title   Subject/Creator   Date/Cond   Sold for:    
103 Nouveau Mexique, Louisiane, Canada, et les Etats Unis United States & Canada
Brion de la Tour/Desnos
1786
A
  $140.00
Closed
   

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This map covers the majority of the continent, excluding Alaska and southern Mexico. The western region is virtually unknown, but notations are made concerning the recent discoveries along the Northwest coast including those of Adm. Fuente. The River of the West flows out of Lake Winnipeg, which is connected through a system of rivers and lakes to Hudson Bay, thereby forming the long-soug...
104 Dominj Inglesi in America United States & Canada
Luigi Rossi
1820
B+
  $85.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by 23%

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Very uncommon copper engraved map with details in Canada and Alaska, which is still not fully delineated. The "Monte Stoney o delle Pietre" (Stoney Mountains) dominate the west where a hypothetical connection is shown between the Missouri and Columbia rivers. The longitude is measured from the island of Ferro. Numerous Indian tribes are named and Canada's extensive network of rivers and lakes i...
105 Nieuwe Kaart van Kanada, de Landen aan de Hudsons-Baay en de Noordwestelyke deelen van Noord-Amerika Colonial Northern United States & Canada
Isaac Tirion
1769
A
  $200.00
Closed
   

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This attractive and detailed map is based on Jefferys' important map of Canada in 1760. It covers from Hudson Bay, through the Great Lakes, to Philadelphia and west to include Lake Winnipeg. There is an interesting array of speculative cartography in the lakes and rivers. While there is a realistic interpretation of Lake Winnipeg, it connects via the Rivier Bourbon to Hudson Bay, and als...
106 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
Nicholas de Fer
1719
B
  $900.00
Closed
   
Striking Map of French Colonial Possessions

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A striking and informative map derived from Nicholas de Fer's important four-sheet map of 1718. It describes 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 depiction of the Mis...
107 Amplissimae Regionis Mississipi seu Provinciae Ludovicinae... Colonial Eastern United States & Canada
Johann Baptist Homann
1720
B
  $800.00
Closed
   
Striking Map of Colonial America with Buffalo Vignette

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A striking map based on Delisle's landmark map of 1718, but covering a slightly larger area. It focuses on the Mississippi River Valley interior and Great Lakes, also detailing the Gulf Coast region, where the Mission de los Teyas is noted in present-day Texas. The map is splendidly adorned by vignettes of a buffalo and Native Americans in a cartouche filling the Atlantic, and a beaver co...
108 Carte des Possessions Angloises & Francoises du Continent de l'Amerique Septentrionale Colonial Eastern United States & Canada
Jean Palairet
1755
B+
  $1,600.00
Closed
   
Important Map of French and English Territorial Claims at the Outset of the French and Indian War

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This fascinating map is one of the best maps of the colonies at the outset of the French and Indian War. Mr. Palairet was the Agent to the States-General in London. In 1755 he published his map with a pamphlet "A Concise Description of the English and French Possessions in North-America" and in atlas format the same year, distributed in London, Amsterdam, Berlin and The Hague. The map wa...
109 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
  $240.00
Closed
   

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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...
110 [On 2 Sheets] Partie de l'Amerique Septentrionale, qui Comprend le Canada, la Louisiane, le Labrador, le Groenland, la Nouvelle Angleterre, la Floride &c. Projettee et Assujettie aux Observations Colonial Eastern United States & Canada
Bonne/Lattre
1771
B+
  $275.00
Closed
   

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This is the first state of this finely engraved pair of Revolutionary War maps covering the eastern parts of North America. The top sheet contains the decorative title cartouche, and covers eastern Canada and Greenland from the bottom of Hudson Bay, northward beyond the Arctic Circle to about 70 deg. N. Latitude. It includes an interesting depiction of a passage between Lake Winnipeg and ...
111 North America from the French of Mr. d'Anville Improved with the English Surveys Made Since the Peace Colonial Eastern United States & Canada
Jefferys/Sayer & Bennett
1775
B
  $400.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This is the third state of this important map detailing the British colonies after the conclusion of the French and Indian War and on the eve of the Revolutionary War. The map is extremely detailed with the locations of forts, Indian villages, tribal territory, and mines. A note in the title cartouche states, "The boundaries of the Provinces since the conquest of Canada are laid down as s...
112 A Map of the British Empire, in North America Colonial Eastern United States & Canada
Samuel Dunn
1776
B+
  $650.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by $150!

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This uncommon map is based on the surveys of Captain Jonathan Carver and was issued during the Revolutionary War period. This particular map was issued in both The American Military Pocket Atlas, also known as the Holster Atlas carried by British redcoats, and Thomas Jeffrey's American Atlas. The western boundaries of most of the thirteen colonies are left open, but t...
113 Carte Nouvelle de l'Amerique Angloise Contenant tout ce que les nglois Possedent sur le Continent de l'Amerique Septentrionale Savoir le Canada... Colonial Eastern United States & Canada
Mathias Albrecht Lotter
1776
A
  $800.00
Closed
   

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This handsome map was issued shortly before the outbreak of the American Revolution and was included in Lotter's Atlas Geographique, Seutter's Grosser Atlas, and composite atlases throughout the conflict. The map covers the region from James Bay through Newfoundland in the north and to the northern part of Florida in the south. It reflects German interests in America with nu...
114 Map of the United States in North America: with the British, French and Spanish Dominions Adjoining, According to the Treaty of 1783 Eastern United States & Canada
Thomas Kitchin
1783
B+
  $750.00
Closed
   
One of the Earliest English-Produced Maps to Acknowledge the United States

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This is one of the earliest English-produced maps to officially acknowledge the United States. It depicts the new nation with its western border on the Mississippi River. The states of Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia stretch from the Atlantic to the Mississippi. The map is filled with information on early settlements, forts, Indian villages and fishing banks. The t...
115 Etats-Unis de l'Amerique Septentrionale avec les Isles Royale, de Terre Neuve, de St. Jean, l'Acadie &c. Eastern United States & Canada
Charles Francois Delamarche
1785
B+
  $600.00
Closed
   
First Reference to Michigan as a Land Division of the United States

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This handsome map covers the newly created United States and extends to take in much of the Louisiana Territory and part of New Mexico. It also extends to show parts of eastern Canada and the Bahamas. Detail along the Rio del Norte includes Taos and Santa Fe. The map identifies many Indian villages and tribal territory. There are extensive notes throughout regarding early explorers such...
116 A Correct Map of the United States of North America. Including the British and Spanish Territories, Carefully Laid Down Agreeable to the Treaty of 1784 Eastern United States & Canada
Thomas Bowen
1787
B+
  $450.00
Closed
   

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This early map of the United States was created at the conclusion of the American Revolution, with the new western boundary along the Mississippi River. Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia have no western boundaries, suggesting their limits extend to the Mississippi. Florida is divided between East & West. The frontier region includes limited information up to Lake Winnipeg, with Indian...
117 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+
  $150.00
Closed
   
Reserve reduced by 50%!

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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. An explanation of the various symbols used in the map is displayed in the form of an open book in the upper left corner. Several of the districts and states are shown with distorted border...
118 United States of America Exhibiting the Seat of War on the Canadian Frontier. From 1812. to 1815 Eastern United States & Canada
Edward Baines
1816
B+
  $195.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by $55!

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An uncommon map of the early United States, published shortly after the War of 1812. The map details the eastern United States including the plains region to the west of the Mississippi. Mississippi is a large territory that includes present-day Alabama. Michigan Territory is named. The map is filled with early settlement locations and Indian villages. Inset with a "Chart of Lakes Erie and On...
119 Nouvelle Carte des Etats-Unis, des Haut et Bas-Canada, de la Nouvle.-Ecosse, du Nouvau Brunswick, de Terre-Neuve &a... Eastern United States & Canada
Adrien Hubert Brue
1836
B+
  $300.00
Closed
   

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This large and unusual map shows the United States east of the Texas panhandle and Arkansas and Missouri River valleys, which are divided into the Ozark, Osage, Sioux, and Mandan Indian Districts. The map is beautifully engraved and incredibly detailed, particularly of the roads and railroads. Notations throughout concern the Indian tribes, river courses, and early western trails. Sheet include...
120 Carte du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France, & des Decouvertes qui y ont ete Faites, Dressee sur les Observations les Plus Nouvelles, & sur Divers Memoires tant Manuscrits qu' Imprimez Colonial Northeastern United States & Canada
Henry Abraham Chatelain
1719
B+
  $350.00
Closed
   

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This richly detailed map, copied from Delisle, provides the most accurate rendering of the Great Lakes of the time, with the lakes fully enclosed and properly placed in longitude and latitude. The map is largely based on the reports of Lahontan, Louis Hennepin, Jean Franquelin and Louis Jolliet. It depicts the Riviere Longue stretching westward with a notation concerning the possibility o...
121 Canada, &c. Northeastern United States & Canada
Fielding Lucas Jr.
1816
A
  $130.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by $40

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This map extends from Ohio and Michigan in the west to Virginia in the south. State boundaries are delineated and major cities are identified. What appears to be a long mountain range extending across Canada is labeled the height of land. Notations within Upper Canada identify Chippewa hunting ground, extensive forest and great forests. Drawn by S. Lewis, eng...
122 [Wall Map] Map of the State of Maine with the Province of New Brunswick Maine, Eastern Canada
Moses Greenleaf
1832
B
  $950.00
Closed
   
Second Edition of Greenleaf's Large Map of Maine

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This is the second edition of Greenleaf's important, enlarged map of the state, first appearing in 1829. Highly detailed, it delineates ten counties including the very large Somerset, Penobscot, and Washington counties. Much of the state has been surveyed to this point, with numerous named land grants as well as a few Indian townships. The northern and southern boundary of Bingham's Purchase...
123 Partie Occidentale du Canada, Contenant les Cinq Grands Lacs, avec les Pays Circonvoisins Great Lakes
Rigobert Bonne
1775
A
  $130.00
Closed
   

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This is the first state of one of the most interesting maps of the Great Lakes depicting frontier forts, missions, and fur trade routes. It covers the region from James Bay south to show Ft. St. Louis, and from Lake Ontario through the Great Plains. It contains numerous Indian tribe names and forts including Detroit, St. Louis, Toronto and Chicagou. Lake Superior contains Isle Royale, as...
124 Das Oregon-Gebiet Western United States & Canada
Carl Flemming
1848
B+
  $160.00
Closed
   

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This uncommon German map of Oregon Territory shows the U.S. claim extending well into British Columbia to 5440. The map reaches south to Monterey, and inland to the Sierra Nevadas and Rocky Mountains. The information is taken from the maps of Fremont and other western explorers. The Columbia River and San Francisco Bay are included in detailed insets, complete with soundings.
125 Louisiane et Pays Voisins, d'Apres les Relations et les Cartes les Plus Recentes United States
Louis Narcisse Baudry des Lozieres
1802
B+
  $275.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by $75

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This map was published in Baudry des Lozieres' Voyage a la Louisiane, et sur le Continent de l'Amerique Septentrionale... According to Streeter, the book title is misleading as "the text contains a rambling history of the French occupation of Louisiana." This was the only map issued in the book and covers nearly the entire present-day United States. To the east of the Mississippi River s...
126 Kaart van Noord-Amerika, van den 50ften Graad Breedte tot aan den Keerkring van den Kreeft, Volgens de Nieuwste Ontdekkingen United States, Franklin
Eberhard August Wilhem Zimmerman
1818
A
  $250.00
Closed
   
Rare Map Showing the State of Franklin

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This small map was published in the Dutch edition of Zimmerman's Taschenbuch der Reisen, oder Unterhaltende Darstellung der Entdeckungen des 18ten Jahrhunderts. This was the fourth title in Zimmerman's annual compliations, and is devoted entirely to America. The map itself covers the entire present-day United States and lists twenty states in a table at right including the short-lived ...
127 Map of the United States of America. And Nova Scotia, &c.&c. United States
Hinton, Simpkin & Marshall
1832
B+
  $120.00
Closed
   

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This simple map is filled with detail including Indian villages, locations of salt works, mines, missionary schools, forts and the Great Desert. It shows the large Arkansas Territory which extends above Texas. A large inset, Continuation of the Western Territory on a Reduced Scale, covers the region of present-day Oregon and Washington and shows the U.S. claims into British ...
128 Map of the United States United States
1833
A
  $550.00
Closed
   

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This uncommon map was published in Achille Murat's A Moral and Political Sketch of the United States of North America. It shows the United States following the Missouri Compromise with both the state and territory of Missouri depicted. It shows the United States in control of present-day British Columbia with the "Boundary between the United States & Russia settled by Convention April 5th...
129 Etats-Unis United States
1840
B+
  $90.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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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...
130 [Map in Book] United States of America [in] American Facts. Notes and Statistics... United States, Texas
James Wyld
1845
B
  $500.00
Closed
   

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This great pre-Mexican War map shows Mexico in control of the Southwest and California. The Republic of Texas is shown in its long stove-pipe configuration. Above Texas is a huge unnamed region stretching to Canada and bounded to the east and west by the territories of Oregon and Iowa. Iowa Territory is in its largest configuration, and Oregon Country takes in the entire Northwest and ex...
131 [Untitled - United States] United States, Texas
E. Gilman
1848
B
  $275.00
Closed
   

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This map shows the new state of Texas with its northern boundary extending to 42 degrees N. latitude. Additional transitional territorial configurations are depicted, including a large California Territory extending nearly to Texas with a small version of New Mexico sandwiched in between. Within California are early references to the gold-related Nueva Helvetia and Sutter's Fort. ...
132 [Wall Map] Mitchell's National Map of the American Republic or United States of North America United States
Samuel Augustus Mitchell
1849
B+
  $1,400.00
Closed
   

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This beautiful and well engraved wall map was drawn by J.H. Young and engraved by J.H. Brightly. The map extends into Texas, Indian Territory, and Minnesota Territory which contains Dakota. Large insets within the map include northern Maine, southern Florida, Oregon and Upper California, and the State of Texas (shown in its largest extent). The main map is surrounded by 32 inset plans of import...
133 Vereinigte Staaten von Nordamerika United States
Carl Flemming
1853
B+
  $210.00
Closed
   

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This large, detailed map of the United States extends to include part of Canada and Mexico, although information is focused on the United States. The map provided an excellent view of the American West with five large territories encompassing almost the entire west, shown to be mostly the domain of numerous Indian nations. Minosotah Territory takes in the Dakotas with Nebraska Territory s...
134 Guide-Chaix - Bibliotheque du Voyageur - Nouveau Guide du Voyageur et du Touriste aux Etats-Unis avec Gravures et Carte des Chemins de Fer Americains United States
1855
B+
  $150.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by $50

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This tourist guide was created to encourage French travel and emigration to the United States. The US is described as a country full of vitality and liberty, with a government that protects its people. The guide includes a large folding map of the eastern United States and single-page engraved views of Washington, DC, New York, Boston, New Orleans, Baltimore, and Cincinnati. The map focuses on ...
135 Map of the United States Exhibiting the Military Depts. & Posts United States
U.S. Gov.
1860
B+
  $200.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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An uncommon and very interesting map that shows seven military districts with full hand coloring. The map has rudimentary watershed and topographical detail, but locates scores of forts and major cities and towns. As such it gives a graphic and detailed picture of the U.S. defenses in the Western frontier. Arizona and New Mexico are shown as one military district, and the Oregon district includ...
136 Map of the United States and Territories. Shewing the Extent of Public Surveys and Other Details... United States
General Land Office
1866
B
  $150.00
Closed
   

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This map is one of the more remarkable maps produced by the General Land Office. It shows the extent of the Public Surveys in 1866 and is filled with features of great interest. Most significant are the gold, silver, copper, and other mineral deposits that are color-coded and keyed to the legend. The sites of army forts and posts provide an excellent view of the undeveloped territories and the ...
137 United States of North America (Western States) [and] United States of Norh America (Eastern States) United States
Keith Johnston
1870
B+
  $100.00
Closed
   

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This unusual pair of maps was issued in pocket form and dissected and mounted on linen. The first map presents the eastern United States from approximately the Mississippi River to the Atlantic seaboard. The western map covers the rest of the country with a few interesting boundaries. Wyoming Territory includes a small portion of Montana in the top left corner and Yellowstone is not yet named. ...
138 Gray's Geological Map of the United States United States
O. W. Gray & Son
1881
A
  $90.00
Closed
   

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Very striking and graphic engraved map that details the geological composition the United States. Nine different geological types are shown in different hand color. Locates Eozoic, Silurian, Devonian and Lower Carboniferous, Coal Measures and Permo-Carboniferous, Triassic and Jurassic, Cretaceous, Tertiary, Alluvium, and Volcanic. Includes political boundaries, major cities and watersheds. The...
139 Map Showing Indian Reservations Within the Limits of the United States... United States
U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs
1895
A
  $100.00
Closed
   

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This large map of the United States focuses on the many Indian Reservations in the United States as of 1895. The reservations are named and shown in orange overprinting. The map also shows military stations, towns and villages, railroads, Indian agencies, and schools. Includes insets of reservations in California and Indian Territory at bottom. Compiled under the direction of D.M. Browning, Co...
140 United States Rail Road Map Showing the Principal Topographical Features United States
Adam & Charles. Black
1896
A
  $60.00 *Available for Purchase*    
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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.
141 United States General Map Showing the Principal Topographical Features United States
Adam & Charles. Black
1896
B+
  $60.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by 20%

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This map of the United States shows the river systems in black with mountains and topography in brown. States are shown in outline and key cities are named. Oklahoma occupies the western portion of the state, while the eastern portion is still Indian Territory.
142 [Lot of 55 - U.S.D.A. Soil Maps] United States
USDA
1900-01
B+
  $150.00
Closed
   
Features Maps of Southern California, Phoenix, and Boise

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Housed in two brown cloth cases with original string ties and gilt tilting, this complete set contains 55 large folding maps from both the 2nd and 3rd 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 additio...
143 A Good-Natured Map of the United States Setting Forth the Services of the Greyhound Lines and a Few Principal Connecting Bus Lines United States
1940
A
  $210.00
Closed
   

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Full-color pictographic map that is filled with charming vignettes and figures. This brightly colored map is the best of a number of maps issued by Greyhound in the 1930s and 1940s, the heyday of bus transportation in the US. The Greyhound bus routes are delineated in bold black with the interconnecting routes in dotted line. Small pictographs highlight the attractions throughout the country and...
144 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+
  $6,000.00 *Available for Purchase*    
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...
145 Novissima Tabula Regionis Ludovicianae Gallice Dictae la Louisiane tam olim Quidem sub Canadae et Floridae Nomine in America Septentrionali... Colonial Eastern United States
Christoph Weigel
1734
B+
  $700.00
Closed
   
Uncommon Map of French Louisiana with a Title Cartouche Referencing the Mississippi Bubble Scheme

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This uncommon map is based on Delisle's seminal charting of the French possession of Louisiana that drew together the cartographic work of the previous half century. It presents a detailed view of the Gulf region and the Mississippi, and the exploration routes of De Soto, Cavelier, Tonty, Moscoso, and Denis. Numerous forts are shown throughout. At the far west is the Rio Grande with the settlem...
146 Karte von Luisiana, dem Laufe des Mississipi und den Benachbarten Laendern' Colonial Eastern United States
Jacques Nicolas Bellin
1744
B+
  $650.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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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...
147 A Map of the Western Part of the Territories Belonging to the United States of America. Drawn from the Best Authorities Eastern United States
Thomas Conder
1793
B
  $250.00
Closed
   

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Extremely scarce and very interesting map covering the region from the Great Lakes through Georgia and from the Mid-Atlantic past the Mississippi River. The map shows early roads, settlements, forts, Indian villages with particular emphasis on the western frontiers in Kentucky and Ohio. The battle sites and raids against the United Tribes in 1791 are depicted. Gilbert Imlay, an army offi...
148 Carta della Florida, Luigiana e Laghi del Canada Eastern United States
Anonymous
1800
A
  $140.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by 22%

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This unusual and uncommon Italian map shows the eastern United States and the Great Lakes. Many rivers, forts, and Indian lands are shown, as are a handful of towns and cities, including Filadelfia, New York, and Savanah. The Appalachian Mountains are prominent and seem to serve as the boundary between the United States (Provincie Unite) and western lands. An oversized Flor...
149 [Lot of 2] Etats-Unis de l'Amerique Septentrionale [and] Carte des Etats-Unis d'Amerique Eastern United States
1816-36
A
  $140.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by 13%

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A. Etats-Unis de l'Amerique Septentrionale, by Pierre Lapie, dated 1816 (11.7 x 8.8"). This interesting map of the United States in the first part of the 19th century that features a very well mapped river system and intricate topographical detail. The map shows 17 states, with Louisiana still shown as a massive territory despite achieving statehood in 1812, four years before the date on ...
150 Vereinigte Staaten in Nord America nach den Besten Hulfsmittel Verfast Eastern United States
Tranquillo Mollo
1817
B+
  $250.00
Closed
   

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This fascinating, scarce map of the young United States shows the original 13 states with the new additions of Vermont, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, and Neu Orleans. The old Spanish Districts of Howard, St. Louis, Cap Girardeau, Lawrence, and Arcansas are marked in the present-day states of Missouri and Arkansas. The map provides excellent detail of Indian tribes, towns, sett...
151 United States Eastern United States
James Wyld
1822
B+
  $375.00
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Depicts the State of Franklin

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This small map of the young United States includes several important historical regions. One of the most unique and scarce features on early maps of the United States is the appearance of Franklinia. In 1785 settlers in present-day western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee organized a state government to be named in honor of Benjamin Franklin. Congress turned down their appeal but the f...
152 The United States of America Confirmed by Treaty. 1783 Eastern United States, Franklinia
Hamilton, Adams & Co.
1831
B+
  $550.00
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Map of the United States Featuring Franklinia and the Indiana Land Company

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This small map of the young United States includes several important historical regions. One of the most unique and scarce features on early maps of the U.S. is the appearance of Franklinia. In 1785 settlers in present-day western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee organized a state government to be named in honor of Benjamin Franklin. Congress turned down their appeal but the fledglin...

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