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Lot#       Title   Subject/Creator   Date/Cond   Low Estimate   High Bid
744 Berta and Elmer Hader's Picture Book of the States Atlases, United States
Harper Bros.
1932
B+
$450.00  

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This remarkable book is filled with pictorial maps of the forty-eight states and the District of Columbia (on 28 sheets) with a page of descriptive text keyed to the illustrations. Most of the maps show two states, but Texas, California, Michigan, Florida, Virginia, New York, Massachusetts, and Maine have their own page. Each map is fully illustrated in a fanciful and quaint style reminiscent of...
745 L'Universale Fabrica del Mondo, Overo Cosmografia dell' Ecc. Gio. Lorenzo d'Anania... Geography Books
Giovanni Lorenzo d' Anania
1596
B+
$1,600.00  

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This early geography book contains maps of the continents of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America. The maps were engraved by Girolamo Porro and published by Andrea Muschio in Venice. Of particular interest is the map of America which is derived from Giovanni Lorenzo d'Anania's 1582 map of the Americas and further based on the geography of Ortelius. Most notable is the characteristic bulge t...
746 Atlas des Enfans, ou Nouvelle Methode pour Appendre la Geographie... Geography Books
Jean-Marie Bruyset
1783
B+
$400.00  

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This charming petite atlas and geography for children has an engraved frontispiece showing the infant Atlas holding a celestial globe on his shoulders. This complete atlas contains 24 folding maps including a double hemisphere world, each of the continents, 2 celestial diagrams, and 17 regional maps of Europe. The atlas is divided into 22 chapters, with each chapter explaining the geograp...
747 Nuova Geografia Universale Antica e Moderna Cosmografica, Fisica, Topografica, di Commercio e d'Industria, Politica, Statistica, Etho-Grafica, ed Istorica ... Tomo VII... Geography Books
William Guthrie
1803
B+
$400.00  

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This is Volume VII of the Italian edition of Guthie's Geography covering North America. There are individual chapters on each of the U.S. states and territories, including Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Ohio, Maryland, Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee. There ar...
748 United States; or Fredon [with] General Geography, and Rudiments of Useful Knowledge... Geography Books
1809
$240.00  
First Map to Call United States "Fredon"

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This school geography book by Horatio G. Spafford includes a map of the eastern United States suggesting a new name for the young Republic: Fredon. This is the first map to use the name Fredon, which Spafford suggests as a more appropriate name for the nation. He writes: "And, convinced as I am of its utility, I shall occasionally make use of FREDON, as a proper general generic term for t...
749 The Universal Gazetteer; Being a Concise Description, Alphabetically Arranged... Geography Books
John Walker
1810
B+
$250.00  

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This small geography book contains 12 folding maps including the World, North America, South America, Africa, Asia, Europe, the West Indies and several European countries. In North America, place names are limited to the east coast with East and West Florida depicted. Quivira is located in the west as is a long River of the West with two possible routes shown flowing into the Pacif...
750 Relations de la Louisiane, et du Fleuve Mississipi... [bound with] Recueil d'Arrests et Autres Pieces pour l'Etablissement de la Compagnie d'Occident - Relation de la Baie de Hudson... Exploration & Surveys
1720
B+
$3,500.00  
Important Accounts by Tonti and Hennepin with Map of the Louisiana Territory and Engravings of Natives

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This fascinating volume, published by Jean Frederic Bernard, includes the accounts of various explorers in North America, two folding maps, and 17 engravings related to Native Americans. The volume encompasses two works in one - volumes V and VI of Bernard's Recueil de Voyages au Nord. The first work is Relations de la Louisiane, et du Fleuve Mississipi..., which describes the expl...
751 An Historical Account of the British Trade Over the Caspian Sea: with the Author's Journal of Travels from England Through Russia into Persia ... Vol. I Exploration & Surveys, Caspian Sea
1754
B
$600.00  

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This is the first volume of the second edition of Jonas Hanway's important work on his travels to the Caspian, published just one year after the first edition. Hanway (1712-86) was a merchant, traveler, and philanthropist who partnered with a commercial firm based in St. Petersburg in 1743. As part of his duties with this firm, Hanway traveled from St. Petersburg across the Caspian Sea to the Pe...
752 Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zu Wasser und zu Lande... Exploration & Surveys
Anton Francois Prevost
1756
B+
$1,400.00  

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This is Volume 14 of the German edition of Prevost d'Exile's influential history of voyages, Histoire Generale des Voyages..., which featured maps and plans by Nicholas Bellin. The German edition was published by Arkstee and Merkus in Leipzig in 21 volumes between 1747-74. This volume focuses on Canada and the United States, with 18 re-engraved maps based on Bellin. Only the first map is...
753 [8 Volumes] A Philosophical and Political History of the Settlements and Trade of the Europeans in the East and West Indies... Exploration & Surveys
Abbe Raynal
1783
B
$1,500.00  
Important Account of European Colonization Complete with 7 Maps by Kitchin

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This important account of European settlement and colonization was Raynalís greatest achievement. It provides a complete and insightful survey of trade and colonization throughout the New World and Asia including extensive descriptions of the discoveries, wars, conquests, settlements, trade routes, agriculture, and missionary activity. This edition is expanded to include a contemporary account o...
754 Schilderung von Louisiana... [and] U. Rochon's Franzosischen Marine-Ustronoms zu Brest und Mitglieds des National-Instituts zu Paris, Reisen nach Marofo und Indien... Exploration & Surveys
Theodor Friedrich Ehrmann
1804
B+
$500.00  

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This is the only German edition of Pierre Louis Berquin-Duvallon's Vue de la Colonie Espagnole du Mississipi: ou des Procinves de Louisiane et Floride Occidentale, en l'Anee 1802. Berquin-Duvallon was a Frenchman born in Santo Domingo (present-day Haiti), who fled to New Orleans at the time of the slave uprising in Santo Domingo in 1793. His views on New Orleans and Louisiana were often n...
755 The U.S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere, During the Years 1849-'50-'51-'52 Volume I. Chile... Exploration & Surveys
U.S. Gov.
1855
B+
$240.00  

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This is the first of four volumes describing the US Naval astronomical expedition to the Southern Hemisphere from 1849-52. This complete volume focuses on Chile, and includes 7 maps and plans of Chile and its key cities. Also included are 7 chromolithographic plates of views and a portrait of the Araucanian Chief. One of the plates is a folding panoramic view of the summit of Santa Lucia, Santi...


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