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Lot#       Title   Subject/Creator   Date/Cond   Low Estimate   High Bid
80 Amerique Septentrionale Divisee en Ses Principales Parties... Colonial North America
Sanson/Jaillot
1719
B+
$1,400.00  
Fifth State of Sanson/Jaillot's Map of North America

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This is the fifth state of a large map of North America demonstrating the changing cartography of the continent at the turn of the eighteenth century. The first four states of the map appeared between 1695-1713, and showed California as an island and a strip of Terre de Jesso shown in the Pacific immediately west of northern California. In the fourth state, the Mississippi River wa...
81 Carte Contenant le Royaume du Mexique et la Floride, Dressez sur les Meilleures Observations & sur les Memoires les Plus Nouveaux Colonial North America
Henry Abraham Chatelain
1719
B+
$700.00  

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This is a derivative of Delisle's landmark map of the southern part of North America and the West Indies. The detailed map shows many English settlements along the East Coast and carefully notes the discoveries of D'Iberville along the Gulf Coast and Mississippi River. The vast region, later known as Louisiana, from Florida through present-day Texas is shown as the French possession of Florid...
82 A New Map of North America According to the Newest Observations Colonial North America
Herman Moll
1745
A
$400.00  

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Attractive small map of North America that extends to include the West Indies and northern South America. The island of California dominates the west coast with the Straits of Anian, Mozeemlek Country, and Parts Unknown shown above the island. The British Colonies are confined to the eastern seaboard and Florida occupies all of the present southern United States. Lak...
83 Mappa Geographica Americae Septentrionalis ad Emendatiora Exemplaria... Colonial North America
Leonhard von Euler
1760
B+
$1,800.00  
Euler's Scarce 4-Sheet Map of North America

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This is von Euler's scarce four-sheet map of North America. Each sheet has its own title cartouche, and the 4 sheets have been professionally joined. Euler's engraved "cum privilegio" stamp appears on each sheet.

Pars I covers the region from the Mississippi River valley through the American Southwest. It presents a detailed view of French Louisania and the Spanish possessions i...
84 [On 4 Sheets] A New and Correct Map of North America, with the West India Islands. Divided According to the Last Treaty of Peace... Colonial North America
Bowen & Gibson
1777
A
$4,000.00  
Bowen & Gibson's Large and Influential Map of North America

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This is the sixth edition of this large, influential map that had a long and varied publishing history. Originally published to illustrate the seat of the French and Indian War, the map went through numerous revisions and editions to document the expanding cartographic knowledge and political landscape of North America. It incorporates several alterations in the Hudson Bay region and shows an ea...
85 Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of North America North America
Carey & Lea
1822
B+
$220.00  

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This map shows an uncertain border between the U.S. and British Columbia reflecting the Oregon Boundary Dispute. The Missouri Territory takes up the entire Pacific Northwest. Texas and the southwest are still part of Mexico, and Salt Lake is noted. Greenland is depicted connected to Canada, and Alaska is labeled Tchoukotches. The map is surrounded by columns of text descri...
86 Amerique Septentrionale North America
Victor Levasseur
1835
A
$160.00  

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This early version of Levasseur's decorative map of North America shows Mexico in control of Texas and the Southwest with Mexico's northern border drawn according to the Treaty of 1819 (here misprinted as 1810). The United State's claims into present-day British Columbia reflect James Polk's expansionist policies. The map is surrounded by beautifully engraved scenes of North and Central America ...
87 Map of North America Designed to Accompany Smith's Geography for Schools North America
Daniel Burgess
1839
A
$180.00  

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An early example of this copper engraved map that shows the United States with a population of 17 million people. The Independent Republic of Texas with Austin as its capital is prominently featured. The entire western region is mostly unsettled with only a few place names including St. Francisco, Monterrey, St. Diego, and Albuquerque. In the vicinity of Santa Barbara is St. Louis...
88 [Lot of 3] No. 5 Map of the United States [and] No. 4 Map of North America [and] No. 15 Map of Oregon and Upper California North America, United States
Samuel Augustus Mitchell
1839-46
B+
$275.00  

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A. No. 5 Map of the United States, dated 1839 (16.4 x 10.4"). This early map has terrific western territorial borders featuring the Independent Republic of Texas with the long stovepipe border extending well above Pike's Peak to the 42nd parallel. Austin is shown as the Republic's capital city. It names Bexar, Victoria, Columbia, Houston, Franklin, and Galveston. Notations withi...
89 Carte de l'Amerique Septentrionale North America, Texas
Jean-Guillaume Barbie du Bocage
1846
B+
$150.00  

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This decorative map shows Mexico in control of the Southwest and California. The northwest boundary of the United States extends well into Canada as part of the dispute between England and the U.S. The Independent Republic of Texas is clearly shown with Bejar and Austin located. Indian Territory is here called Distict d'Ozark. Alaska is Amerique Russe. The map is d...
90 Nord America North America
Joseph Meyer
1853
A
$90.00  

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This nice German map of the continent comes from Meyer's Hand Atlas. In the Southwest, the border with Mexico follows the Gila River, indicating a pre-Gadsden Purchase configuration. The west is dominated by a huge Utah Territory that spans from the Continental Divide to California. Alaska is Russisches America. The map extends to show all of the West Indies.
91 Map Exhibiting the Lines of March Passed Over by the Troops of the United States During the Year Ending June 30th 1858... North America
U.S. War Department
1858
B
$100.00  

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This finely engraved map shows Army troop movements throughout the United States by land and sea in the preceding year. It includes topography, hydrography, forts, towns, and international boundaries. With an average effective force of about 10,000 men, the Army was hard pressed to provide adequate security to its citizens, particularly in the frontiers of Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, and Minnesota...
92 Linguistic Stocks of American Indians North of Mexico North America
John Wesley Powell
1890
B+
$120.00  

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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...
93 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
B+
$190.00  

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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...
94 Nova Mappa Geographica Americae Septentrionalis in Suas Praecipuas Partes Divisa Colonial Eastern North America & West Indies
Johann Michael Probst
1782
B+
$1,600.00  
Rare Variant of Popple's Key Map

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This is a variant of the key map of Henry Popple's seminal map of North America, first published in 1733. This edition contains a geographical difference from the British original - Lake Champlain has two branches on the south end instead of one. The thirteen British colonies are clearly delineated, just one year before the formal peace treaty between the United States and Britain. At right is ...
95 Carte du Mexique et des Etats Unis d'Amerique, Partie Meridionale. Dressee sur un Grand Nombre de Memoires... Colonial Eastern North America & West Indies
Delisle/Dezauche
1783
B+
$950.00  
One of the Earliest Maps to Name the United States

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The title of this map contains a very early recognition of the newly formed United States, as 1783 is the earliest that the name appears on a printed map. This is the last issue of Delisle's map that was first issued in 1703 with the title Carte du Mexique et de la Floride. Delisle's map is regarded as the first map to correctly show the course of the lower Mississippi, to accurately plac...
96 A Chart of the Route of His Majesty's Hired Armed Vessel the Alexander. On a Voyage of Discovery to the Arctic Regions Northern Canada, Baffin Bay
Admiral Sir William Edward Parry
1818
A
$180.00  

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This map appeared as the frontispiece to Journal of a Voyage of Discovery to the Arctic Regions..., a chronicle of William Edward Parry's 1818 voyage along the coast of Baffin Bay under the command of Captain John Ross, published in 1819. It spans from Great Slave Lake to the western coast of Greenland. Much of the map is unengraved, but the track of Parry's ship the Alexander is t...
97 Carte du Golphe de St. Laurent et Pays Voisins pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages Eastern Canada
Jacques Nicolas Bellin
1780
B+
$100.00  

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This attractive, copper engraved map shows St. Lawrence Bay with Anticosti Island, Prince Edward Island (I. St Jean), Cape Breton Island (Isle Royale), Newfoundland and the adjacent mainland. The map is adorned with a decorative rococo-style cartouche. This is the second state, with "Tome 14. In 8o. Page 263" engraved at bottom right, outside of neatline.
98 A New Chart of the River St. Lawrence from the Island of Anticosti to Lake Ontario St. Lawrence River, Canada
Thomas Kitchin
1759
A
$100.00  

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This two-part map elaborates on navigational hazards in the St. Lawrence River. The main map, the smaller continuation from Quebec to Lake Ontario, and inset of The Traverse or Passage from Cape Torment into the South Channel of Orleans Isle are each adorned with fine, decorative cartouches. Additional insets of the Bay of Seven Islands and Lake Champlain have their own compass roses.


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