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Lot#       Title   Subject/Creator   Date/Cond   Low Estimate   High Bid
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.
99 A View of the Taking of Quebeck by the English Forces Commanded by Genl. Wolfe Sep: 13th. 1759 Quebec City, Canada
Anonymous
1760
A
$140.00  

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This view depicts the Battle of Quebec during the French and Indian War. The Battle of Quebec was a pivotal battle between the British and French that began on September 13, 1759. The British succeeded in capturing Quebec City and eventually driving the French out of most of eastern North America. Published in June 1760.
100 Partie de la Carte du Capitaine Cluny Auteur d'un Ouvrage Anglois Intitule American Traveller Publie a Londres en 1769 Colonial United States, Canada & Arctic
Didier Robert de Vaugondy
1773
A
$100.00  

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While this fascinating map covers the Arctic from Asia through Europe, the focus of the map is on the North American Arctic region. The most important feature of the map is the early depiction of what is present-day Alaska, patterned after Muller's epic map of 1750 that was the first to show the Russian discoveries, also noted here. The peninsula is shown as an indistinct dashed line that extend...
101 Outline Map of Indian Localities in 1833 United States & Canada
George Catlin
1892
B
$100.00  

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This great map was issued in a later edition of Catlin's Indian Gallery. It names scores of Indian villages, designated by tepee symbols. The map extends well into Canada, locating numerous Canadian tribes. There is good detail of watersheds and the known mountain ranges. The West is mostly blank and contains erroneous information in the Great Basin region derived from Fremont's map, in...
102 British Possessions in North America Northern United States & Canada
Aaron Arrowsmith
1809
B+
$160.00  

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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, ...
103 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
Henry Abraham Chatelain
1719
A
$3,000.00  
One of the Most Informative 18th Century Maps of the 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. 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 map of the Mississippi Delta ...
104 Amerique Septentrionale Publiee sous les Auspices de Monseigneur de Duc d'Orleans Premier Prince du Sang Colonial Eastern United States & Canada
Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville
1746
B+
$600.00  

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These are the northern two sheets of D'Anville's four-sheet map of North America and the West Indies, which was one of the best French maps of North America prior to the French & Indian War. D'Anville was the Royal Geographer and Cartographer to the King of France. He followed Delisle as the chief proponent of scientific cartography, and his influence on his contemporaries was profound. Because...
105 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+
$350.00  

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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...
106 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
$300.00  

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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. A key in the upper left corner provides an explanation of the various symbols used in the map. Several of the districts and states are shown with distorted borders, but the most interestin...
107 Carte de la Partie Septentrionale des Etats Unis, Comprenant le Canada, la Nouvelle Ecosse, New Hampshire, Massachuset's Bay, Rhode-Island, Connecticut, New Yorck, Etat de Vermont avec Partie de Pensilvanie et de New-Jersey Eastern United States & Canada
Pierre Francois Tardieu
1797
A
$275.00  

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Finely detailed map of the Northeast extending from Philadelphia up the coast to Ile d'Anticosti and the mouth of the St. Lawrence, and inland to show part of Lake Ontario. Fine detail particularly along the Hudson River locates scores of towns and villages, shows roads, mountains and watershed. Four distance scales at upper left and a simple block-style title cartouche. Longitude is mea...
108 Carte Generale des Etats-Unis, des Haut et Bas-Canada, de la Nouvle. Ecosse, du Nouvau Brunswick, de Terre-Neuve, &a. Seconde Edition Eastern United States & Canada
Adrien Hubert Brue
1840
B+
$180.00  

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An uncommon and finely engraved map covering all the eastern United States to about the 100th meridian, with a portion of southern Canada. The northwestern territories include a large Iowa Territory and Ter. Du Nord Ouest that encompasses present-day Wisconsin, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, and eastern Minnesota. The rest of the West past Missouri and Arkansas is designated as Indian d...
109 Partie Orientale de la Nouvelle France ou du Canada avec l'Isle de Terre-Neuve et de Nouvelle Escosse, Acadie et Nouv. Angleterre... Colonial New England & Canada
Seutter/Lotter
1740
B+
$900.00  

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A beautiful map of Maine and northeastern Canada, including Nova Scotia, Labrador and Newfoundland. This is the second state of the map originally drawn by Seutter and engraved by Lotter, with Lotter's imprint in the title cartouche. The map's vertical format elongates the geography, which distorts Newfoundland and depicts the St. Lawrence River running nearly north-south. It is very detailed, ...
110 A New Chart of the Coast of New England, Nova Scotia New France or Canada, with the Islands of Newfoundld. Cape Breton St. John's &c. Done from the Original Publish'd in 1744... Colonial New England & Canada
Thomas Jefferys
1746
B+
$275.00  

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This uncommon map is based on Bellin's important map of the region done in 1744. The map includes New England as far south as Boston, the St. Lawrence River just beyond Quebec, and as far north as Cape Round. Coastal detail features soundings and the fishing banks. There is an array of nice insets placed inland including a large map of the Atlantic Ocean showing the American coastline to South ...
111 A Map of the British & French Plantations in North America Colonial New England & Canada
Anonymous
1755
B+
$240.00  

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This charming little map of New England and northeastern Canada covers from Long Island through the coast of Labrador. New England consists of Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusets Bay, New Hampshire and York County. The title cartouche was meant to serve as the title for three maps published in the July, August and September editions of the magazine. Together those maps covered...
112 Partie de l'Amerique Septent? qui Comprend la Nouvelle France ou le Canada Colonial New England & Canada, Great Lakes
Robert de Vaugondy (family)
1755
A
$600.00  

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This is a handsome map of Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, and the entire course of the St. Lawrence River. The most prominent feature of the map is the very large inset of the 1744 Bellin version of the Great Lakes. The wonderful cartouche features the title on a blanket draped over a wooden canoe, which appears beside a threatening beaver. This is the second state of the map, naming three islands i...
113 A Geological Map of the United States United States
John Howard Hinton
1832
B+
$250.00  

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This map of the United States identifies 9 different geologic types including anthracite, bituminous coal, sandstone, and trap rocks extending from the eastern seaboard to the Rocky Mountains (although the hand coloring on this particular example does not follow the template). In addition to the geologic features, the map identifies Indian tribes, rivers, and the Chippewayan Desert. The P...
114 Etats-Unis United States
1840
B+
$110.00  

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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...
115 Map of the Country Between the Atlantic & Pacific Oceans... United States
Robert Mills
1852
A
$120.00  

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This sheet composed of three maps puts forth the concepts of Mills and Asa Whitney for a transcontinental railroad system. The first map by Mills shows the proposed route from Little Rock to San Diego and north to San Francisco, as well as how the proposed route would connect with the existing railroad system in the eastern US. The second, constructed by Whitney, is a world map with the RR conti...
116 Pictorial Map of the United States United States
Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning
1858
B
$1,000.00  

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A terrific wall map published at a time when many territorial borders were at their most unique configurations. Utah is a large territory that includes all of Nevada and most of Colorado. New Mexico extends between Texas and California, with Arizona making an appearance along the southern border with Mexico. In California, the Gold Region is prominently depicted. The map was published jus...
117 Map of the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad and Its Connections United States, Railroads
Rand McNally& Co.
1878
B
$150.00  

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This is an early folding map and timetable for the Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railroad system, dated in the winter of 1878. The large map shows the route and connecting lines centered on Chicago, extending to Bangor and Quebec and westward to Denver and south to Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and Galveston. Each railroad is named with hundreds of rail stations located and likewise named. At lowe...
118 Map Showing Indian Reservations Within the Limits of the United States United States
U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs
1889
B+
$140.00  

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This large map of the United States focuses on the many Indian Reservations in the United States as of 1889. The reservations are named and shown in orange overprinting. The map also shows military stations, towns and villages, railroads, Indian agencies, and training schools. Includes insets of reservations in California and Indian Territory at bottom. Compiled under the direction of T.J. Mor...
119 United States Rail Road Map Showing the Principal Topographical Features United States
Adam & Charles. Black
1896
A
$80.00  

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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.
120 [Lot of 79 - U.S.D.A. Soil Maps] United States
USDA
1903
B
$400.00  
Features Maps of Los Angeles and New Orleans

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Housed in a partial brown cloth case, this complete set contains 79 large folding maps (the set calls for 78 but includes a duplicate of #32) from the 5th 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 addi...
121 [Lot of 2] Bill Whiffletree's Ration Map of U.S. [and] Bill Whiffletree's Bootleggers' Map of the United States United States, World War II
1944
A
$3,000.00  
Matching Pair Featuring the Extremely Rare "Ration Map"

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This wonderful, whimsical, and very rare pair of maps was created by Edward McCandlish and issued by the Hagstrom Company in New York in 1944. Although the Bootlegger map was first published 18 years prior and Prohibition had ended 11 years prior, Hagstrom saw value in pairing the well-known Bootlegger map with McCandlish's newest creation, the Ration Map of the United States.

Th...
122 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+
$7,500.00  
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...
123 A New Map of Louisiana and the River Mississipi [within book] The Memoirs and Secret Negotiations of John Ker Colonial Eastern United States
Anonymous
1726
B+
$700.00  

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This interesting map focuses on the French empire in the heart of North America, embracing both the Great Lakes and the Mississippi Valley. It illustrates the French threat to the British colonies that are confined along the Atlantic seaboard by the Appalachian Mountains. French trading posts, lead mines, trails, and Indian villages are carefully noted and the Indian nations are prominently name...
124 Karte von Luisiana, dem Laufe des Mississipi und den Benachbarten Laendern' Colonial Eastern United States
Jacques Nicolas Bellin
1744
B+
$700.00  

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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...
125 An Accurate Map of the United States of America, According to the Treaty of Peace of 1783 Eastern United States
John C. Russell
1794
B
$375.00  

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This is a very early map of the young United States that details the states, new territories, and the Indian lands east of the Mississippi River. The Western Territories include several Bounty Land Grants including Colonel Simmers, Army Land, Ohio Company, and Donation Lands from the Commonwealth of Virginia, Illinois Company, Wabash Company, and New J...
126 Part of the United States of North America Eastern United States
Stockdale
1798
B+
$220.00  

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This map of the young United States is filled with great information on early development including roads and settlements. The map covers from the Province of Main through North Carolina with a large inset of South Carolina and Georgia. West of the Appalachians are the Western Territory and Kentucky. The villages of "Christian Indians" are located by small icons.

A membe...
127 Map of the United States of America Eastern United States
John Melish
1812
B+
$900.00  

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This important map of the early United States by the noted American cartographer John Melish is notable for being the first professional engraving attempt by Henry S. Tanner. It was the frontispiece map to the first edition of the first volume of Melish's Travels in the United States of America, in the years 1806 & 1807, and 1809, 1810 & 1811... The map extends west to include both Louisi...
128 Map of the United States of America [in book] Observations on the Geology of the United States of America; with Some Remarks on the Effect Produced on the Nature and Fertility of Soils... Eastern United States
William Maclure
1817
B+
$900.00  
One of the Earliest Geological Maps of the United States

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This scarce map, published by John Melish, was issued in William Maclure's report, Observations on the Geology of the United States. Maclure, known as the "father of American geology," published the first widely available geologic map of the United States in 1809. And while this is the third issue of the map (1809 in Philadelphia and 1811 in Paris), it is "generally considered as the star...
129 Skeleton Map Shewing the Position of Cairo at the Confluence of the Ohio & Mississippi Rivs. and Its Connection with All Parts of the United States by Rail Roads Rivers and Canals Eastern United States
U.S. Gov.
1836
B+
$160.00  

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This unusual map is focused on the transportation system of railroads, rivers and canals servicing Cairo, Illinois. Situated at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, the city of Cairo was a potential site for railroads, steamship companies, and military bases, but development didn't take off until the Civil War. The legend identifies both completed and unfinished railroad lines and ...
130 United States Eastern United States
Alexander Findlay
1843
B+
$100.00  

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This handsome map of the United States extends to show the eastern part of Texas (labeled here as State of Texas despite the map pre-dating its statehood) and Western Territory. Published circa 1843, with all 26 of the states that were a part of the country at that time shown. Florida, Iowa, and Wisconsin are also outlined, although they had not attained statehood at this point. A...
131 Map of the United States of America Including Canada and a Large Portion of Texas... Eastern United States, Texas
J. Calvin Smith
1844
B
$3,500.00  
Enormous Wall Map Featuring an Independent Texas

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This enormous wall map measures nearly 7 feet long and over 5 feet wide and was printed on nine sheets. It was lauded at the time as one of the largest and most detailed maps of the United States ever published. The map extends from the Atlantic seaboard west to Fort Pierre (South Dakota) and south to Austin in the independent Republic of Texas. The western frontier consists of a large <...

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