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Lot#       Title   Subject/Creator   Date/Cond   Sold for:    
95 [2 Volumes] Voyage de la Baye de Hudson. Fait en 1746 & 1747, pour la Decouverte du Passage de Nord-Ouest ... Tome Premier [and] ... Tome Second Canada & North Atlantic
Henry Ellis
1749
A
  $600.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This is the 1749 French edition Of Henry Ellis' A Voyage to Hudson Bay.... Ellis was an English explorer who set out in 1746 to discover a Northwest Passage from Hudson Bay. While his unsuccessful search ended the explorations for a passage via Hudson Bay, his account of the voyage was warmly received by the public and editions were translated into Dutch, German and French. The tw...
96 An Outline to Shew the Connected Discoveries of Captains Ross, Parry & Franklin, in the Years 1818, 19, 20, 21, 22 & 23 Canada
Rear Admiral Sir John Franklin
1823
B+
  $100.00
Closed
   

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This map charts the discoveries in the Arctic made by Ross, Parry, and Franklin at the beginning of the 19th century. William Edward Parry sailed under John Ross on his voyage of 1818, where Parry became sure that Baffin Bay would lead to the Northwest Passage. Ross had been chastised by the Admiralty for turning back too soon on the 1818 voyage, so Parry was given the command of the Hecla
97 British America Canada
John Tallis
1850
A
  $200.00
Closed
   

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This decorative map is surrounded in a delicately engraved border and further embellished with six vignettes. The area mapped extends to show all of today's Canada and Alaska, here called Russian America. In Canada, at least 23 districts are outlined. Hand-colored dots indicate the numerous forts and principal stations of the Hudson's Bay Company. This edition includes a bird's-eye view...
98 Carte des Decouvertes du Capitaine Parry en 1819 et 1820 Canadian Arctic
1820
A
  $120.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This map charts the discoveries in the Arctic made by Captain Parry at the beginning of the 19th century. William Edward Parry sailed under John Ross on his voyage of 1818, where Parry became sure that Baffin Bay would lead to the Northwest Passage. Ross had been chastised by the Admiralty for turning back too soon on the 1818 voyage, so Parry was given the command of the Hecla with Lieut...
99 Extrema Americae Versus Boream, ubi Terra Nova Nova Francia, Adjacentiaq. Eastern Canada
Johannes Blaeu
1662
B+
  $1,600.00
Closed
   
Blaeu's Only Map of Canada, Showing the Canadian Maritimes

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This handsome map of the Canadian Maritimes is based on Samuel de Champlain's great map of 1632, and augmented with place names from De Laet and Jansson. This is Blaeu's only map of Canada. It shows Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Labrador and the Davis and Hudson Straits as well as the southern tip of Greenland and a portion of northern Maine. The elaborate cartouches symb...
100 A New Correct Map of the Seat of War in Lower Canada Protracted from Hollands Large Map Compiled from Actual Survey Made by Order of the Provincial Government... Eastern Canada, Quebec
Amos Lay
1814
B
  $1,100.00
Closed
   
Lay's Update to Samuel Holland's Map

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This separately issued map is based upon Samuel Holland's earlier map of the region with "many late additions and improvements." It presents the area from the Canadian/New York border near Massena northeast along the St. Lawrence River to Montreal and Quebec City. The map is divided into the districts of Montreal, Three Rivers, and Quebec with a key identifying court houses, churches, mills, iro...
101 East Canada, and New Brunswick Eastern Canada
John Tallis
1850
B+
  $90.00
Closed
   
NO RESERVE

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Lovely nineteenth century map of the St. Lawrence River and New Brunswick. Locates Montreal and Quebec with a beautiful vignette of Quebec as seen from the river. The view of Quebec contains numerous sailing ships and boats in the foreground with the cliffs and settlement high above the cliffs. A second vignette shows a group of North American Indians in ceremonial dress with weapons. Further...
102 Carte de l'Acadie, Isle Royale, et Pais Voisins. Pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages Nova Scotia, Canada
Jacques Nicolas Bellin
1757
A
  $120.00
Closed
   

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This strongly engraved map by Bellin covers all of Nova Scotia including Cape Breton. Prince Edward Island, here called Isle Saint Jean, is shown in good detail, and Nova Scotia is in part named as Acadie. South of Nova Scotia numerous banks are noted where 'la Pesche est tres bonne' (the fish are very good). The Micmac tribe is named near Shelburne. This map was published shortl...
103 Nouveau Mexique, Louisiane, Canada, et les Etats Unis United States & Canada
Brion de la Tour/Desnos
1786
A
  $140.00
Closed
   

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This map covers the majority of the continent, excluding Alaska and southern Mexico. The western region is virtually unknown, but notations are made concerning the recent discoveries along the Northwest coast including those of Adm. Fuente. The River of the West flows out of Lake Winnipeg, which is connected through a system of rivers and lakes to Hudson Bay, thereby forming the long-soug...
104 Dominj Inglesi in America United States & Canada
Luigi Rossi
1820
B+
  $85.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by 23%

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Very uncommon copper engraved map with details in Canada and Alaska, which is still not fully delineated. The "Monte Stoney o delle Pietre" (Stoney Mountains) dominate the west where a hypothetical connection is shown between the Missouri and Columbia rivers. The longitude is measured from the island of Ferro. Numerous Indian tribes are named and Canada's extensive network of rivers and lakes i...
105 Nieuwe Kaart van Kanada, de Landen aan de Hudsons-Baay en de Noordwestelyke deelen van Noord-Amerika Colonial Northern United States & Canada
Isaac Tirion
1769
A
  $200.00
Closed
   

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This attractive and detailed map is based on Jefferys' important map of Canada in 1760. It covers from Hudson Bay, through the Great Lakes, to Philadelphia and west to include Lake Winnipeg. There is an interesting array of speculative cartography in the lakes and rivers. While there is a realistic interpretation of Lake Winnipeg, it connects via the Rivier Bourbon to Hudson Bay, and als...
106 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
Nicholas de Fer
1719
B
  $900.00
Closed
   
Striking Map of French Colonial Possessions

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A striking and informative map derived from Nicholas de Fer's important four-sheet map of 1718. It describes 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 depiction of the Mis...
107 Amplissimae Regionis Mississipi seu Provinciae Ludovicinae... Colonial Eastern United States & Canada
Johann Baptist Homann
1720
B
  $800.00
Closed
   
Striking Map of Colonial America with Buffalo Vignette

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A striking map based on Delisle's landmark map of 1718, but covering a slightly larger area. It focuses on the Mississippi River Valley interior and Great Lakes, also detailing the Gulf Coast region, where the Mission de los Teyas is noted in present-day Texas. The map is splendidly adorned by vignettes of a buffalo and Native Americans in a cartouche filling the Atlantic, and a beaver co...
108 Carte des Possessions Angloises & Francoises du Continent de l'Amerique Septentrionale Colonial Eastern United States & Canada
Jean Palairet
1755
B+
  $1,600.00
Closed
   
Important Map of French and English Territorial Claims at the Outset of the French and Indian War

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This fascinating map is one of the best maps of the colonies at the outset of the French and Indian War. Mr. Palairet was the Agent to the States-General in London. In 1755 he published his map with a pamphlet "A Concise Description of the English and French Possessions in North-America" and in atlas format the same year, distributed in London, Amsterdam, Berlin and The Hague. The map wa...
109 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
  $240.00
Closed
   

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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...
110 [On 2 Sheets] Partie de l'Amerique Septentrionale, qui Comprend le Canada, la Louisiane, le Labrador, le Groenland, la Nouvelle Angleterre, la Floride &c. Projettee et Assujettie aux Observations Colonial Eastern United States & Canada
Bonne/Lattre
1771
B+
  $275.00
Closed
   

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This is the first state of this finely engraved pair of Revolutionary War maps covering the eastern parts of North America. The top sheet contains the decorative title cartouche, and covers eastern Canada and Greenland from the bottom of Hudson Bay, northward beyond the Arctic Circle to about 70 deg. N. Latitude. It includes an interesting depiction of a passage between Lake Winnipeg and ...
111 North America from the French of Mr. d'Anville Improved with the English Surveys Made Since the Peace Colonial Eastern United States & Canada
Jefferys/Sayer & Bennett
1775
B
  $400.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This is the third state of this important map detailing the British colonies after the conclusion of the French and Indian War and on the eve of the Revolutionary War. The map is extremely detailed with the locations of forts, Indian villages, tribal territory, and mines. A note in the title cartouche states, "The boundaries of the Provinces since the conquest of Canada are laid down as s...
112 A Map of the British Empire, in North America Colonial Eastern United States & Canada
Samuel Dunn
1776
B+
  $650.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by $150!

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This uncommon map is based on the surveys of Captain Jonathan Carver and was issued during the Revolutionary War period. This particular map was issued in both The American Military Pocket Atlas, also known as the Holster Atlas carried by British redcoats, and Thomas Jeffrey's American Atlas. The western boundaries of most of the thirteen colonies are left open, but t...
113 Carte Nouvelle de l'Amerique Angloise Contenant tout ce que les nglois Possedent sur le Continent de l'Amerique Septentrionale Savoir le Canada... Colonial Eastern United States & Canada
Mathias Albrecht Lotter
1776
A
  $800.00
Closed
   

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This handsome map was issued shortly before the outbreak of the American Revolution and was included in Lotter's Atlas Geographique, Seutter's Grosser Atlas, and composite atlases throughout the conflict. The map covers the region from James Bay through Newfoundland in the north and to the northern part of Florida in the south. It reflects German interests in America with nu...
114 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
Closed
   
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...
115 Etats-Unis de l'Amerique Septentrionale avec les Isles Royale, de Terre Neuve, de St. Jean, l'Acadie &c. Eastern United States & Canada
Charles Francois Delamarche
1785
B+
  $600.00
Closed
   
First Reference to Michigan as a Land Division of the United States

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This handsome map covers the newly created United States and extends to take in much of the Louisiana Territory and part of New Mexico. It also extends to show parts of eastern Canada and the Bahamas. Detail along the Rio del Norte includes Taos and Santa Fe. The map identifies many Indian villages and tribal territory. There are extensive notes throughout regarding early explorers such...
116 A Correct Map of the United States of North America. Including the British and Spanish Territories, Carefully Laid Down Agreeable to the Treaty of 1784 Eastern United States & Canada
Thomas Bowen
1787
B+
  $450.00
Closed
   

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This early map of the United States was created at the conclusion of the American Revolution, with the new western boundary along the Mississippi River. Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia have no western boundaries, suggesting their limits extend to the Mississippi. Florida is divided between East & West. The frontier region includes limited information up to Lake Winnipeg, with Indian...
117 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+
  $150.00
Closed
   
Reserve reduced by 50%!

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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. An explanation of the various symbols used in the map is displayed in the form of an open book in the upper left corner. Several of the districts and states are shown with distorted border...
118 United States of America Exhibiting the Seat of War on the Canadian Frontier. From 1812. to 1815 Eastern United States & Canada
Edward Baines
1816
B+
  $195.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by $55!

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An uncommon map of the early United States, published shortly after the War of 1812. The map details the eastern United States including the plains region to the west of the Mississippi. Mississippi is a large territory that includes present-day Alabama. Michigan Territory is named. The map is filled with early settlement locations and Indian villages. Inset with a "Chart of Lakes Erie and On...
119 Nouvelle Carte des Etats-Unis, des Haut et Bas-Canada, de la Nouvle.-Ecosse, du Nouvau Brunswick, de Terre-Neuve &a... Eastern United States & Canada
Adrien Hubert Brue
1836
B+
  $300.00
Closed
   

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This large and unusual map shows the United States east of the Texas panhandle and Arkansas and Missouri River valleys, which are divided into the Ozark, Osage, Sioux, and Mandan Indian Districts. The map is beautifully engraved and incredibly detailed, particularly of the roads and railroads. Notations throughout concern the Indian tribes, river courses, and early western trails. Sheet include...
120 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
B+
  $350.00
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...
121 Canada, &c. Northeastern United States & Canada
Fielding Lucas Jr.
1816
A
  $130.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by $40

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This map extends from Ohio and Michigan in the west to Virginia in the south. State boundaries are delineated and major cities are identified. What appears to be a long mountain range extending across Canada is labeled the height of land. Notations within Upper Canada identify Chippewa hunting ground, extensive forest and great forests. Drawn by S. Lewis, eng...
122 [Wall Map] Map of the State of Maine with the Province of New Brunswick Maine, Eastern Canada
Moses Greenleaf
1832
B
  $950.00
Closed
   
Second Edition of Greenleaf's Large Map of Maine

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This is the second edition of Greenleaf's important, enlarged map of the state, first appearing in 1829. Highly detailed, it delineates ten counties including the very large Somerset, Penobscot, and Washington counties. Much of the state has been surveyed to this point, with numerous named land grants as well as a few Indian townships. The northern and southern boundary of Bingham's Purchase...
123 Partie Occidentale du Canada, Contenant les Cinq Grands Lacs, avec les Pays Circonvoisins Great Lakes
Rigobert Bonne
1775
A
  $130.00
Closed
   

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This is the first state of one of the most interesting maps of the Great Lakes depicting frontier forts, missions, and fur trade routes. It covers the region from James Bay south to show Ft. St. Louis, and from Lake Ontario through the Great Plains. It contains numerous Indian tribe names and forts including Detroit, St. Louis, Toronto and Chicagou. Lake Superior contains Isle Royale, as...
124 Das Oregon-Gebiet Western United States & Canada
Carl Flemming
1848
B+
  $160.00
Closed
   

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This uncommon German map of Oregon Territory shows the U.S. claim extending well into British Columbia to 5440. The map reaches south to Monterey, and inland to the Sierra Nevadas and Rocky Mountains. The information is taken from the maps of Fremont and other western explorers. The Columbia River and San Francisco Bay are included in detailed insets, complete with soundings.


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