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Lot#       Title   Subject/Creator   Date/Cond   Sold for:    
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. ...
99 United States United States
Fielding Lucas Jr.
1823
A
  $650.00
Closed
   

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This rare map of the United States shows early territorial configurations in the middle of the country. The newly formed state of Missouri is shown, with Arkansas Territory to the south, and a huge Oregon Territory encompassing most of the Midwest and Pacific Northwest. Texas and the Southwest are still part of Mexico, and the border between the United States and British Columbia is left unmarke...
100 [Lot of 3] United States [and] United States of America [and] Vereinigte Staaten von Nord-America und Mexico United States, Texas, Deseret
1836-50
  $180.00
Closed
   

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A nice set of maps showing the progression of the United States in the early to mid 19th century including:

A. United States, by Fisher Son & Co., dated 1836 (9.7 x 8.0"). Despite the publication date, this map presents cartography consistent with circa 1815 as it depicts both Mississippi Territory and Illinois Territory. A large Missouri Territory occupies the lands to the west...
101 [Lot of 2] Stati Uniti dell' America Settentrionale [and] United States North America United States
1854-58
  $150.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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A. Stati Uniti dell' America Settentrionale, by G. Civelli, from Atlante Geografico, circa 1854 (15.1 x 11.8"). A scarce Italian produced map of the United States during a time of very interesting territorial borders. Here Minnesota includes most of present day North and South Dakota. Nebraska and Kansas Territories fill the entire plains region with Nebraska extending all the way...
102 Monk's New American Map, Exhibiting the Larger Portion of North America United States
Jacob Monk
1856
A
  $1,100.00
Closed
   
Attractive Wall Map Featuring the Gold Region of California

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This majestic wall map was published just as the country was beginning to expand fully to the Pacific following the land gains after the Mexican War. The gold region in California is well detailed and filled with cities and roads. Names scores of towns and mining areas including Auburn, Coloma, Placerville, etc. The middle of the country is occupied by Kansas Territory and Nebraska Territory, w...
103 Colton's Map of the United States of America United States
G. W. & C.B. Colton
1866
B
  $600.00
Closed
   
Scarce Issue - Only 2 Sales Records Located in the Last 30 Years

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This is a great large-format map of the United States with evolving western territorial boundaries. A large Dakota Territory appears to include an unnamed Wyoming and eastern edge of present-day Idaho, although a boundary line has been drawn in separating the two. Wyoming Territory was not formally established until 1868, or two years after the publication of this map. Also of note is Ne...
104 [Map in Book] Map of the United States and Territories, Showing the Extent of Public Surveys and Other Details... [in] Report of the Commissioner of General Land Office, for the Year 1867 United States
General Land Office
1867
B+
  $240.00
Closed
   

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This is one of the more remarkable maps produced by the General Land Office. It shows the extent of the Public Surveys just after the Civil War and includes many features of great interest. Most significant are the gold, silver, copper, and other mineral deposits that are color-coded to mark their location. The sites of army forts and posts provide an excellent view of the undeveloped territori...
105 The Great Railroad Routes to the Pacific, and Their Connections [in] The Policy of Extending Government Aid to Additional Railroads to the Pacific... United States
Joseph Gorlinski
1869
B+
  $180.00
Closed
   

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A terrific railroad map that is most notable in its depiction of the Golden Spike area in Utah: the entire track is shown completed except for 50 miles between Weber Canyon and Fort Bridger! As far as we know this is the only railroad map with this unique depiction. It was published just days before the completion of this historic railway. Scores of railroads are located throughout the ...
106 [On 6 Sheets] Die Vereinigte Staaten von Nord-Amerika in 6 Blattern United States
Petermann
1873
A
  $150.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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An attractive six-sheet map of the United States with incredible detail throughout. Filled with place names, watersheds and mountains precisely delineated in hachure. Details include the recently completed Pacific Railroad, the newly created Yellowstone National Park, and numerous routes and trails identified in the West. Engraved on steel with fancy titling and keyboard-style borders. If join...
107 Geological Map of the United States Compiled by C.H. Hitchcock and W. P. Blake from Sources Mentioned in the Text United States
Charles Henry Hitchcock
1874
B+
  $120.00
Closed
   

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This large and very colorful thematic map is the third edition of a map first issued in 1872. The map identifies forts, watershed, major towns and more. The legend at lower left provides an explanatory key to the colors used to indicate nine distinct geological types, e.g. Eozoic, Cambrian, Devonian, Triassic, Cretaceous, Tertiary, Volcanics, etc. The carefully drawn map shows good geographical...
108 [Lot of 10] Map of the United States of America, Showing the Boundaries of the Union and Confederate Geographical Divisions and Departments Plates CLXII - CLXXI United States, Civil War
U.S. War Department
1891-95
A
  $600.00
Closed
   
An Attractive Set Showing the Progression of the Civil War

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This is an interesting and historical set of Civil War maps. The first map is dated Dec. 31, 1860 and shows South Carolina as the only state that has seceded from the United States. Each of the following maps reflects changes every six months in Department Boundaries, status of the Confederate States, territorial boundary changes, and notations regarding the operations of Union Army force...
109 Map Showing Indian Reservations Within the Limits of the United States... United States
U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs
1899
A
  $325.00
Closed
   

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This large map of the United States focuses on the many Indian Reservations in the United States as of 1899. The reservations are named and shown in orange overprinting. The map also shows military stations, towns and villages, railroads, Indian agencies, and schools. Includes insets of reservations in California and Indian Territory at bottom. Compiled under the direction of W.A. Jones, Commi...
110 [Lot of 34 - U.S.D.A. Soil Maps] United States
USDA
1906
B+
  $150.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Features Maps of Niagara Falls and Oklahoma City

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Housed in a maroon cloth case with gilt tilting on spine, this nearly complete set contains 34 of 35 large folding maps from the 8th Report of the Field Operations of the Bureau of Soils, under the direction of Milton Whitney (missing sheet #7 - New Hanover, NC). Each of the maps has a legend identifying the various soil profiles which are overlaid on base maps provided by the Geological S...
111 [Lot of 47] [46 Rand McNally Standard Indexed Map with Air Trails] [and] Advance Copy Air Trails Map of Illinois United States
Rand McNally& Co.
1929-30
A
  $1,200.00
Closed
   
Rare Rand McNally "Air Trails" Pocket Maps

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This is a very rare, nearly complete set of state "Air Trails" pocket maps, with only the Florida map missing (Maryland and Delaware maps are combined). This set is enhanced with the addition of a scarce Advance Copy Air Trails Map of Illinois with text that describes in detail the purpose and construction of the Air Trails maps. According to the verso of the advance map, it was the "resu...
112 [On 4 Sheets] Geologic Map of the United States United States
U.S.G.S
1932
A
  $600.00
Closed
   

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This incredibly detailed, geologic map of the United States was compiled by George W. Stose, assisted by O. A. Ljungstedt, and issued on four sheets. Although the U.S.G.S. published a geologic map of North America with the cooperation of Canada and Mexico in 1911, this geologic map of the United States was the first published of the country proper since McGee’s Reconnoissance Map of the United...
113 Bill Whiffletree's Bootleggers' Map of the United States United States
1944
A
  $1,200.00 *Available for Purchase*    
McCandlish's Humorous Prohibition Map

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This unique wall map spoofing prohibition was created by Edward McCandlish and first published in the Washington Post in 1926. McCandlish was a prominent illustrator for the children's page in many newspapers in the 1920's and 1930's, making this parody a radical departure. The Bootleggers' Map was a hit early on, and the Griswold Press (Detroit) issued a second version in the late 1920s. The m...
114 Carte de la Louisiane et du Cours du Mississipi Dressee sur un Grand Nombre de Memoires Entr'autres sur ceux de Mr. le Maire Colonial Eastern United States, Louisiana Territory
Delisle/Covens & Mortier
1730
B+
  $1,600.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Delisle's Influential Map of the Louisiana Territory

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This is a later edition of Delisle's influential map of the French possession of Louisiana that drew together the cartographic work of the previous half century and had a tremendous impact on the history of cartography. When originally published in 1718, it was the first detailed map of the Gulf region and the Mississippi, and the first to show the explorations of De Soto, Cavelier, Tonty, Moscos...
115 Karte von Luisiana, dem Laufe des Mississipi und den Benachbarten Laendern Colonial Eastern United States
Jacques Nicolas Bellin
1744
A
  $400.00
Closed
   
Scarce German Issue of Bellin's Louisiana Map

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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...
116 Carta della Florida, Luigiana e Laghi del Canada Eastern United States
Anonymous
1787
A
  $170.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This unusual and uncommon Italian map shows the eastern United States and the Great Lakes. Many rivers, forts, and Indian lands are shown, as are a handful of towns and cities, including Filadelfia, New York, and Savanah. The Appalachian Mountains are prominent and seem to serve as the boundary between the United States (Provincie Unite) and western lands. An oversized Flor...
117 [Lot of 2] The United States of America, Drawn from the Latest Authorities [and] States of America, from the Best Authorities Eastern United States
1790-95
  $180.00
Closed
   

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A nice pair of maps showing the early United States with its western limits along the Mississippi River. The first map shows the original thirteen states to the east of the Alleghenies with Indian tribes occupying the lands to the west. The second map adds the new states of Vermont (1791) and Kentucky (1792), with Tennessee also identified in the rapidly evolving western frontier. The fictitiou...
118 Carte des Etats du Centre, de l'Ouest et du Sud des Etats-Unis Eastern United States
Francois A. Michaux
1804
B+
  $190.00
Closed
   

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A detailed map of the early United States with Georgia Territory extending from the coast to the Mississippi River, and the early states of Kentucky and Tennessee. Filled with interesting locations including the company lands of Illinois and Jersey, Yazoo Towns, L. Kickapoo-Town and more. The forts, native villages, and frontier settlements are noted including St. Louis, New Madrid, Naches and...
119 Map of the United States Including Louisiana Eastern United States
1810
B
  $375.00
Closed
   
Features a Few Unusual Cartographic Anomalies

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This is the largest of five maps included in Christian Schultz's Travels on an Inland Voyage Through the States of New-York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee.... The book (not included) describes Schultz's inland journey from New York state to New Orleans via the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, and is notable for giving an accurate and detailed account of the frontier. Ho...
120 United States of America Eastern United States
1812
B+
  $75.00
Closed
   

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This handsome early map of the United States was published right before Louisiana became a state. As it appears here, Louisiana is a large territory to the west of the Mississippi with no place names. New Spain is located at the far southwestern corner of the map. Florida is still divided into eastern and western sections. The map identifies 16 states, but Ohio is curiously not named. ...
121 The United States of America [bound in] An Elementary Treatise on Mineralogy and Geology, Being an Introduction to the Study of These Sciences... Eastern United States
Cummings & Hilliard
1816
B
  $400.00
Closed
   

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This is the first edition, and the second American work on mineralogy by Parker Cleaveland. Included at the rear of the volume is an early geological map of the eastern United States. The map extends from the eastern seaboard to Louisiana, and uses hand coloring to depict five or six geologic classifications. The map is surprisingly not listed in Marcou, but it appears to be very similar to Wil...
122 Map of the United States of North America Compiled from the Latest and Most Authentic Information Eastern United States
David H. Vance
1825
B
  $4,500.00 *Available for Purchase*    
First Edition of Vance's Scarce, Large Map of the United States

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This scarce, first edition map depicts the eastern United States to approximately the 101st meridian, or just west of the present-day Texas panhandle/Oklahoma border. It was drawn by David H. Vance, engraved by J.H. Young, and published by Anthony Finley in Philadelphia. The map shows a large Arkansas Territory that incorporates present-day Oklahoma, and North West Territory consists of Eastern ...
123 Mitchell's Travellers Guide Through the United States. A Map of the Roads, Distances, Steam Boat & Canal Routes &c. Eastern United States
Samuel Augustus Mitchell
1834
B
  $450.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This pocket map shows the United States west to the Mississippi River and a little beyond to include a small portion of Missouri Territory. The map is very detailed and features nine insets; namely the Vicinity of Philadelphia, Washington, Charleston, Boston, New York, Cincinnati, Albany, New Orleans plus the Vicinity of the Falls of Niagara. The labyrinth of canals and early roads are cl...
124 Mitchell's National Map of the American Republic or United States of North America. Together with Maps of the Vicinities of Thirty-Two of the Principal Cities and Towns in the Union Eastern United States
Mitchell/Young
1843
B
  $700.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This is a very nice wall map that was drawn by J.H. Young and engraved by J.H. Brightly. It extends into the eastern part of the Independent Republic of Texas and the large Indian Territory. On this early edition, Minnesota is not named. West of Wisconsin is the huge Iowa Territory, which is filled with Indian tribes including the Dacotah, Sioux, and Pottawatomies. Within the map is an ...


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