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Browsing North America.  Displaying records 1 - 28.
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Lot#       Title   Subject/Creator   Date/Cond   Sold for:    
67 North America North America
1790
A
  $80.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This charming miniature map was created by Reverend Richard Turner and published in his duodecimo geographical textbook in a number of editions in London between 1780-1819. This simple map shows the United States confined east of the Mississippi River, with the entire west labeled Mexico or New Spain. The northwest is indicated as "Parts Unknown." The Great Lakes are given a very rudimen...
68 North America, with the Boundaries of the Thirteen United States, as Settled by the Treaty of 1783 North America
John Payne
1791
A
  $300.00
Closed
   

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This scarce map was issued in volume two of John Payne's Universal Geography Formed into a New and Entire System; Describing Asia, Africa, Europe, and America... It depicts the new nation with its western border on the Mississippi River, with the states of Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia stretching from the Atlantic to the Mississippi. The lands to the west of the Mi...
69 [Lot of 4] A New Map of North America from the Latest and Best Authorities [and] A New Map of Upper & Lower Canada [and] A New Map of Nova Scotia New Brunswick and Cape Breton [and] A Map of Newfoundland North America
Rev. Jedidiah Morse
1794
  $220.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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These four maps were published in the 1794 London edition (Stockdale) of Morse’s The American Geography, containing 25 maps. It was the first detailed compilation of maps focusing on the individual states and territories of the United States. It predates Scott’s United States Gazetteer, Guthrie’s Geography and Mathew Carey’s American Atlas, all published in 1795.
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70 Amerique Septentrionale North America
Jean Baptiste Poirson
1809
B+
  $1,200.00
Closed
   
One of the Most Advanced, Pre-Lewis & Clark Maps of the Western Interior

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This crisply engraved and significant map was issued just two years before the official report of the Lewis & Clark expedition. According to James Walker's thorough "Cartographic First Fruits of the Lewis and Clark Expedition" (see references), Poirson's map of North America is "the most advanced of the pre-1814 maps depicting the western interior." It is one of the early few to locate where Lew...
71 North America North America
Anonymous
1810
B+
  $35.00 *Available for Purchase*    
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Finely engraved and detailed map showing numerous place names, topography, Indian tribes and more. A note along the Arctic Circle locates the discoveries of McKenzie and Hearne in the late 18th century. In the northern part of a large Louisiana Territory is a note locating the "Villages of the Tall Indians and Manders". The Stony Mountains stretch in nearly a straight line from the Arcti...
72 Amerique du Nord North America
Dufour/Andriveau-Goujon
1840
B+
  $500.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This handsome elephant folio map of North America extends to include Central America and the West Indies. It is based largely on Brue's map of 1834 with some of the best western cartography of the period. Texas is shown as a Republic in a squashed configuration, with many of the early towns, forts and settlements depicted. Mexico is still in control of California and the present-day Sout...
73 Amerique Septentrionale North America, Texas
Victor Levasseur
1843
A
  $150.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This richly engraved map of North America shows the United States' claims into present-day Canada reflecting the Oregon boundary dispute. The Republic of Texas is shown, and Mexico's northern border is drawn according to the Treaty of 1819 (here misprinted as 1810). Russia is in control of Alaska. The map is surrounded by beautifully engraved scenes of North and Central America in...
74 A Map of North America, Denoting the Boundaries of the Yearly Meetings of Friends and the Locations of the Various Indian Tribes North America
Religious Society of Friends
1844
B+
  $200.00
Closed
   

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This map illustrates the status of Indian nations in the United States in the middle of the 19th century. It was issued in Some Account of the Conduct of the Religious Society of Friends Towards the Indian Tribes in the Settlement of the Colonies of East and West Jersey and Pennsylvania (not included), which was published by the Religious Society of Friends, or Quakers as they are more com...
75 Map Illustrating the Extermination of the American Bison North America
Smithsonian Institute
1889
B+
  $300.00
Closed
   

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This map poignantly illustrates one of the most tragic episodes in American history; the extermination of the buffalo as a means to control the Native American population. The area once inhabited by buffalo is outlined in red with green and blue regions describing the systematic destruction of these herds. When this map was published in 1889, barely 800 bison were known to exist. This is the hi...
76 Linguistic Stocks of American Indians North of Mexico North America
John Wesley Powell
1890
B+
  $80.00
Closed
   

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This colorful and useful map helps to understand the possible early linguistic relationships of the various Native American Tribes. This is the first edition and the basis for a similar map that appeared later in the 11th Census of the United States. A small map of the Aleutian Islands is inset at lower left. Chromolithographed by the New York firm of Sackett & Wilhelms. The map was compiled u...
77 Pas Kaart van West Indien Behelsende soo Deszelffs Vaste Kusten als d'Onder Behoorende Eylanden aan de Noord Oceaan... Colonial Eastern North America & West Indies
Johannes van Keulen
1687
A
  $3,750.00
Closed
   
Decorative Chart of the Western Atlantic Coast

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This superb chart depicts the coastline of the western Atlantic Ocean from the mouth of the Amazon River in Brazil to Labrador, Canada. Detail is confined to the coastlines, which are filled with place names, including Charleston, Manhattans Eyl., Plymouth, Boston, Salem, and Quebec. The St. Lawrence River is labeled Le Grand Rivier de Canada. The Caribbean islands are well define...
78 Carte qui Contient une Description des Iles & Terres que les Anglois Possedent dans l'Amerique Septentrionale, et en Particulier de la Jamaique... Colonial Eastern North America, Caribbean & Bermuda
Henry Abraham Chatelain
1720
A
  $160.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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A very interesting folio sheet containing seven maps inset into panels of French text. The largest map, Carte de la Jamaique Nouvelle... (9 x 5.7"), shows the island in great detail and includes a large inset of the Gulf of Mexico and West Indies. The other maps illustrate Barbados, Bermuda, and the British colonies in North America (in four regional maps, including Chatelain's only map t...
79 Map of the Western & Middle Portions of North America, to Illustrate the History of California, Oregon, and the Other Countries on the North-west Coast of America Western North America, Texas
Robert Greenhow
1844
B
  $150.00
Closed
   
Features the Republic of Texas with Washington as Capital

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This copper engraved map shows the western part of North America, extending to Acapulco in the south and Alaska to the north including the Bering Strait and a small portion of Russian Asia. The Sandwich Islands are at lower left. Canada is named British America with the region west and south of Hudson Bay called Hudson's Bay Company's Territories. The Red River Settlements ...
80 A Chart of the Discoveries & Route of the Northern Land Expedition, Under the Command of Captain Franklin, R.N. in the Years 1820 & 21... Northern Canada
Rear Admiral Sir John Franklin
1823
B+
  $120.00
Closed
   

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This detailed chart depicts Franklin's outgoing route from Great Slave Lake to Point Lake, and then up the Coppermine River to the Arctic Sea. His return trip would take him along the "gravelly beach" to the George IV Coronation Sound, and finally down the Hood River where his party wintered at Fort Enterprise. The map is filled with interesting notations including "Frequented by large herds of ...
81 Quebek, de Hoofdstad van Kanada; aan de Rivier van St. Laurens... Quebec City, Canada
Isaac Tirion
1759
A
  $210.00
Closed
   

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This handsome map vividly illustrates the English siege and attack on Quebec that resulted in the city's capture and ultimately the end of the French and Indian War. Tirion closely copied these details from a similar plan by Thomas Jefferys. The naval and army positions are graphically depicted and keyed to a table at upper right. There is a small inset of "De Rivier boven Quebek" at upp...
82 British Possessions in North America Northern United States & Canada
Aaron Arrowsmith
1809
A
  $130.00
Closed
   

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This intriguing map shows the United States from North Carolina on up and extends north through Canada to Baffin Bay. There is good topographical detail, and important cities and various Indian tribes are identified. What is most notable here is the depiction of the networks of rivers, lakes, and bays of the region. Notations throughout provide interesting details of the continent's frontiers, ...
83 A New Map of the English Empire in America viz Virginia New York Maryland New Iarsey Carolina New England Pennsylvania Newfoundland New France &c Colonial Eastern United States & Canada
John Senex
1719
B+
  $1,800.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Important Map of the American Colonies

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This is a very important and scarce map of the eastern part of North America with interesting geographical misconceptions. One of the most prominent features is the trident-shaped mountain range extending from Michigan to Florida. In the area of the Carolinas, the mountain range extends west nearly to the Mississippi River, and northeast into the Appalachian mountains.

The map closely f...
84 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
De Fer/Ottens
1745
B+
  $1,400.00
Closed
   
Reduced Version of De Fer's Influential Map of 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. It was issued to promote the recently established Compagnie Francoise Occident, which was formed to fund the debt of Louis XIV and offered inducements to encourage settlement in Louisiana. Louisiana and the Mississippi Valley are ...
85 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+
  $200.00
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...
86 Carte des Possessions Angloises dans l'Amerique Septentrionale pour Servir d'Intelligence a la Guerre Presente Traduite de l Angloise Colonial Eastern United States & Canada
J. Leopold Imbert
1777
B+
  $1,100.00
Closed
   
First Edition of Important Revolutionary War Map

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This is the first edition of Imbert's important Revolutionary War map of the British North American colonies. As the title states, the map was prepared to aid the French in better understanding the theater of war, and was published shortly before France formally allied with the Americans against the British. The map extends just west of the Mississippi River and includes information on th...
87 British Dominions in America, Drawn from the Latest and Best Authorities [with related text] Colonial Eastern United States & Canada
Thomas Kitchin
1782
B
  $450.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This handsome colonial period map covers the area east of the Mississippi River and from James Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. It shows the provinces and colonies, towns and cities, Indian villages and tribal territory, forts, and other points of interest. The British Colonies extend to the Mississippi River and include the Canadian Province of Quebec, Nova Scotia, Labrador and Newfoundland; thus rel...
88 Carte de l'Amerique Septentrionale, Depuis la Baye d'Hudson Jusqu'au Mississipi: pour Servir aux Essais Historiques et Politiques... Colonial Eastern United States & Canada
1782
A
  $300.00
Closed
   

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This rare map was published in Michel Rene Hilliard d'Auberteuil's Essais Historiques et Politiques sur les Anglo-Americans. It covers the region from Nova Scotia to Florida and was issued just prior to the Treaty of Paris (1783). Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia all extend to the Mississippi River. Florida is divided between East & West, with the southern portion rep...
89 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
  $550.00
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...
90 Etats-Unis de l'Amerique Divises en 13 Provinces avec leurs Limites, Suivant le Traite de Paix Fait le 20 Janvier 1783 Eastern United States & Canada
Charles Francois Delamarche
1790
A
  $120.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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An attractive map of the young United States issued shortly after the Treaty of Paris. Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia now extend to the Mississippi River, with numerous Indian tribes and several forts named and located in the interior. Florida is divided into East & West, with the southern tip of the peninsula represented by a few islands. Decorated by a simple block-styl...
91 A Correct Chart of the East Coast of North America Eastern United States & Canada
Rev. John Malham
1796
B+
  $90.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This handsome chart traces the coast of the young United States north to Canada. Although no borders are shown, a majority of the early states are named, including Vermont and Kentucke, the latest additions to the nation at the time of publication. Numerous towns and major cities, Indian tribes, harbors, sounds, banks, and more are located. The name Indiana appears despite the fact that ...
92 America Eastern United States & Canada, Franklinia
1805
B
  $850.00
Closed
   
Unique Map Depicting Both Franklinia and Morgania

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This fascinating map of the Eastern United States and Canada features the short-lived states of Franklinia in eastern Tennessee (here labeled Tennassee) as well as Morgania in present-day Missouri. The latter was named after George Morgan, a land speculator, who attempted to create a new colony in the then Spanish controlled Louisiana Territory near New Madrid (Morgan gave up...
93 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
A
  $400.00
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...
94 Carte Particuliere du Fleuve Saint Louis. Dressee sur les Lieux avec les Noms des Sauvages du Pais... Colonial Northeastern United States & Canada, Great Lakes
Henry Abraham Chatelain
1720
A
  $500.00
Closed
   

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This fascinating and oddly inaccurate map of the Great Lakes is a derivative of Lahontan's Carte Generale de Canada. Despite the fact that earlier maps had been published with more accurate geographical depictions of the region, Lahontan appears to have used outdated models coupled with his own imagination. The general shape and position of the Great Lakes is distorted, and the representa...


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