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Lot#       Title   Subject/Creator   Date/Cond   Sold for:    
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+
  $250.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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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
  $750.00 *Available for Purchase*    
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...
95 L'Isle de Terre-Neuve l'Acadie, ou la Nouvelle Ecosse, l'Isle St. Jean et la Partie Orientale du Canada Northeastern United States & Canada
Rigobert Bonne
1783
A
  $150.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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Copper engraved map of the Maritimes as far west as Lake Ontario, as well as New England and the Atlantic coast to Philadelphia. The map is detailed to show the provinces, towns, forts, harbors, Indian tribes, and the fishing banks in the North Atlantic. According to Kershaw, this is an anonymous derivative of Bonne's map.
96 [Lot of 5 - Niagara Falls] New York, Canada, Niagara Falls
1798-1928
  $200.00
Closed
   

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A. An Eye Sketch of the Falls of Niagara, by John Stockdale, dated 1798, black & white (9.0 x 6.5"). An uncommon little map of Niagara Falls showing Horseshoe and Schlosser Falls. Inset with a map of the border region that surrounds the falls from Lake Ontario to Lake Erie. Condition: Clean, bright, and fine. (A+)

B. The Straits of Niagara. Engraved for Darby's Tour, by ...
97 The Travellers' Own Book, to Saratoga Springs, Niagara Falls and Canada, Containing Routes, Distances, Conveyances, Expenses, Use of Mineral Waters, Baths, Description of Scenery, Etc... New York, Canada
1842
B
  $100.00
Closed
   

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This is the third edition of Samuel De Veaux's travel guide covering popular tourist destinations in Saratoga Springs, Niagara Falls, and Canada. Opposite the title page is Map of Niagara Falls and Adjoining Shores (6.5 x 9.8"), which is surrounded by "directions to hasty travellers," keys to sites of interest on both the Canadian and American side, and distances between various locations....
98 Limes Occidentis Quivira et Anian Alaska & Western Canada
Cornelis Wytfliet
1597
B+
  $1,300.00
Closed
   
Early and Imaginary Map of Alaska and the Northwest Passage

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This early copper plate engraving depicts the northwestern coast of North America and is generally considered the first map of Alaska, even though it is mostly an imaginary depiction. The general shape of the map is based on Gerard Mercator's world map of 1569. The mythical realms of Anian, Quivera and Tolm fill the interior and numerous place names are shown along the coastline. ...


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