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Lot#       Title   Subject/Creator   Period   Low Estimate   High Bid:
136 History - On the Way to Florida Eastern United States
1935 $50.00   $36.00

"This sheet contains three strip maps depicting automobile routes from New York City to Miami. In addition to the road network, there are numerous points of interest identified along the way primarily related to the Revolutionary War, Civil War, and Seminole Wars. Attributed to Edwin L. Sundberg in..."
203 Preliminary Survey of Point Reyes and Drake's Bay California Drake's Bay, California
U.S. Coast Survey
1855 $60.00   $80.00

"This small but detailed chart centers on Drakes Bay in California. It features topographical detail along the coast and plenty of soundings in the bay. The bay is considered a site of historical interest since it is generally accepted as the location where Sir Francis Drake first hit land on the w..."
253 Map of the Delta of the St. Clair... Michigan
U.S. Corps of Engineers
1842 $110.00   $5.00

"This map depicts several channels from the St. Clair River to Lake St. Clair. It was surveyed and drawn by Lts. J. N. Macomb and W. H. Warner under the direction of Captain W.G. Williams. At top is a large inset map of the region that was copied from an original used in the Treaty of Ghent and ext..."
267 Vue du Port de la Ville d'Hudson et des Montagnes Catskill / View of Hudson & the Catskill Mountains / Hudson Urbis Portus Montesque Catskill / Ansicht des Stadt Thores von Hudson et der Geburge Catskill Hudson River, New York
J. Milbert
1828 $90.00   $11.00

"Jacques-Gerard Milbert was a French naturalist and artist who spent 8 years in the United States traveling and recording his experiences. In 1828-29 he published Itineraire Pittoresque du Fleuve Hudson et des Parties Laterales, which included 54 views of various places he had visited in the ..."
321 Hispania Nova Western Mexico
Mercator/Hondius
1635 $120.00   $60.00

"Lovely small map of central and western Mexico. It locates many cities and features including Mexico City on the shore of a large unnamed lake, Guadalajara, Ocomo, Tetitlan, Chapalicu Mare (Lake Chapala), as well as numerous gold and silver mines. Strapwork title cartouche and scale of mile..."
336 West Indies Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean
1805 $70.00   $55.00

"This densely engraved map covers the entire Caribbean Basin and Mexico along with portions of North and South America. Florida is divided between East & West. There is good coastal detail and well-developed topography in the interior. Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme in London...."
370 A Chart of the Coast of Guayana, from the Entrance of the River Orinoco, (in the Lat. 8.30.' N. Long. 61. W. from London) to the Entrance of the River Amazones Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana
Mount & Page
1775 $180.00   $41.00

"This navigational chart depicts the coastline from the Orinoco to the Amazon rivers, with many small islands, navigational hazards, and two forts noted (Kick over all Fort and Fort Nassau). Two large insets show the entrances to the Orinoco and Suriname Rivers in great detail, with nu..."
458 [Lot of 3] Leodiensis Dioec. [and] Limburgensis Ducatus Nova Descriptio Auct. Aegidio Mart [and] Namurcum Comitatus Low Countries
Mercator/Hondius
1635 $100.00   $31.00

"This matching set of maps comes from the English edition of Mercator's Atlas Minor, which was published under the title Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas by Michael Spark and Samuel Cartwright. After acquiring the plates to the 1607 edition of the Mercator/Hondius Atlas Minor, ..."
473 [Lot of 6] Picardia [and] Artesia [and] Bolonia [and] Hanonia [and] Picardia [and] Belovacium Comitatus Northwestern France
Mercator/Hondius
1635 $140.00   $41.00

"This matching set of maps comes from the English edition of Mercator's Atlas Minor, which was published under the title Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas by Michael Spark and Samuel Cartwright. After acquiring the plates to the 1607 edition of the Mercator/Hondius Atlas Minor, ..."
497 Portugallia olim Lusitania Portugal
Mercator/Hondius
1635 $140.00   $100.00

"Charming little map of Portugal with north oriented to the right of the map. Neptune is shown riding a sea monster in the stipple engraved ocean and the map is further ornamented with strapwork title and distance scale cartouches. From the English edition of Mercator's Atlas Minor, which wa..."
503 [Lot of 4] Brandeburg et Pomerania [and] Marca Brandenburgensis & Pomerania [and] Saxoniae Superioris Lusatiae, Misniaeq Des. [and] Rugia Northeastern Germany & Northwestern Poland
Mercator/Hondius
1635 $110.00   $42.00

"This matching set of maps comes from the English edition of Mercator's Atlas Minor, which was published under the title Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas by Michael Spark and Samuel Cartwright. After acquiring the plates to the 1607 edition of the Mercator/Hondius Atlas Minor, ..."
509 [Lot of 4] Coloniensis Archicpiscopatus [and] Nassovia Comitatus [and] Franckenland [and] Cleve et Murs Southern & Western Germany
Mercator/Hondius
1635 $200.00   $70.00

"This lot includes four regional maps of western and southern Germany that appeared in the English edition of Mercator's Atlas Minor, which was published under the title Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas by Michael Spark and Samuel Cartwright. After acquiring the plates to the 1607 edi..."
510 Saxoniae, Misniae, Thuringiae, Nova Exactissimaq Descriptio Eastern Germany
Abraham Ortelius
1571 $200.00   $60.00

"This is a handsome map covering Saxony and the surrounding region with great detail, centered approximately on Leipzig. The Elbe River flows northwest through the middle of the map, with Prague appearing just below the distance scale. It is embellished with a decorative title cartouche, legend in ..."
646 Palestine Land of Strife Holy Land
1945 $60.00   $50.00

"This map covers the region from Damascus south to the Dead Sea and Rafah, and is filled with interesting notations, cities visited by Jesus, archaeological sites, and dates of battle over time. Included at bottom are inset maps of Europe: 1938 and Jerusalem and Environs. The verso fea..."
653 Tartaria Northern Asia
Mercator/Hondius
1635 $140.00   $80.00

"This handsome small map depicts the northern region of Asia fully engraved with mountains, forests, and towns. It includes part of China and the island form of Korea. The Anian Fretium separates Asia from Americae Pars. The map features a strapwork title and scale of miles cartouche..."
757 Appendiculae Historicae; or, Shreds of History Hung on a Horn References
1891 $230.00   $100.00

"This rare and unusual book by Fred W. Lucas centers on a map of present-day New York and part of Canada engraved on a powder horn, likely during the French and Indian War. According to Lucas, "The artist topographer was evidently a man of imperfect education, the spelling is faulty; the topography ..."
758 Old Maps and Their Makers Considered from the Historical & Decorative Standpoints - A Survey of a Huge Subject in a Small Space References
1925 $25.00   $70.00

"This is the first edition of Louis A. Holman's brief but insightful overview of the art of cartography. It discusses many notable cartographers, including Ptolemy, Ortelius, Blaeu, and Speed. The book contains 20 illustrations, many of which are in color. Published in Boston by Charles Eliot Good..."
760 [Lot of 6 - Exhibition Catalogs] References
1952-98 $120.00   $12.00

"This lot includes six fascinating catalogs from exhibitions up and down the East Coast.

A. Mapping Maryland - The Willard Hackerman Collection, by the Maryland Historical Society, published 1998, printed color (8.5 x 11.0"). This handsome book showcases the cartographic history of M..."
761 Guide to the Manuscript Maps in the William L. Clements Library References
1959 $40.00   $17.00

"This reference by Christian Brun, the map and print librarian at the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan, lists and describes 806 manuscript maps from the library's collection. It includes five black & white maps. Hardbound in red cloth with gilt titles on the spine. 209 pag..."
762 [Lot of 2] Virginia Heraldica Being a Registry of Virginia Gentry Entitled to Coat Armor... [and] Facets of Goochland (Virginia) County's History References
1962-78 $55.00   $11.00

"A. Virginia Heraldica Being a Registry of Virginia Gentry Entitled to Coat Armor with Genealogical Notes of the Families, by William Armstrong Crozier, published 1978, (5.6 x 8.8"). This fascinating historical record provides genealogical information and coat-of-arms and family crest designs..."
763 [Lot of 2] [2 Volumes - Facsimile] Travels in North America in the Years 1780, 1781 and 1782... [and] Lewis & Clark - Voyage of Discovery References
1963-98 $100.00   $27.00

"A. [2 Volumes - Facsimile] Travels in North America in the Years 1780, 1781 and 1782 by the Marquis de Chastellux - A Revised Translation with Introduction and Notes, by Howard C. Rice, Jr., published 1963, black & white (6.6 x 9.8"). This updated translation of Chastellux's epochal journals..."
764 The Vinland Map and the Tartar Relation References
Skelton, Marston and Painter
1965 $25.00   $14.00

"291 pages with 30 illustrations and maps. This book analyzes 2 documents that surfaced in the late 1950's. The first is a manuscript account of the expedition of Friar Carpini across Central Asia on a mission to the Mongols in 1245-47. The second is a world map including the Western Ocean with repr..."
770 A la Carte - Selected Papers on Maps and Atlases References
Walter W. Ristow
1972 $30.00   $31.00

"This reference features 20 illuminating essays from 9 different experts in the field of cartography. Subject include Apian's 1530 world map, Mercator's atlas of 1595, maps of early America, Captain John Smith's historic map of Virginia, the Walker-Washington map, and John Melish's map of the United..."
777 [Lot of 2] English Mapping of America 1675-1715 - An Informal Selection of Printed and Manuscript Maps... [and] The De Orbe Novo Collection - Exploration of the New World, 1492-1625 References
1986-2009 $35.00   $47.00

"A. English Mapping of America 1675-1715 - An Informal Selection of Printed and Manuscript Maps Produced During the Formative Years of the English Map Trade, by the Mercator Society, published 1986, black & white (6.8 x 9.5"). 22 important English maps of America are illustrated and described..."
779 Shedding the Veil - Mapping the European Discovery of America and the World References
Thomas Suarez
1992 $90.00   $75.00

"The maps, atlases, portolan charts, and globes chosen for this scholarly volume were selected to reveal the European discovery of the world, the history of the world's lifting its veil to explorers and mapmakers. The works are from the Sidney R. Knafel Collection, which covers the years 1434 to 186..."
780 Mapping the Continent of Asia References
1994 $60.00   $140.00

"Compiled by Julie Yeo of Antiques of the Orient, Singapore. This well-illustrated catalog of Asian maps presents the story of the mapping of the continent of Asia. While it is not a complete carto-bibliography, it is still a great reference source on maps of the continent, and virtually the only s..."
782 [Lot of 4] Mercator's World The Magazine of Maps, Atlases, Globes and Charts References
1996-2002 $30.00   $25.00

"Mercator's World magazine was founded by Edward Aster and published 44 issues from 1996-2003. The publication is an authoritative reference resource with many articles and illustrations covering a wide range of topics about antique maps, mapmakers, and exploration as well as modern mapmaking..."