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Auction 181, Lot 16

Subject: World

Globo Terrestre Delineato nel 1786... [in] [2 Volumes] Dizionario Geografico, 1793

Size: 17.8 x 14.8 inches (45.2 x 37.6 cm)
Estimate: $400 - $475
Sold for: $250
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 97

Subject: United States & Canada, World

Hitchcock, Edward

[Maps with Report] A Geological Map of the United States and Canada [and] Outline of the Geology of the Globe, 1853

Size: 23.3 x 18.4 inches (59.2 x 46.7 cm)
Estimate: $800 - $950
Includes Hitchcock’s First Geological Map of the United States
Sold for: $400
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 99

Subject: United States & Canada

Bryant, William C.

[2 Volumes] Picturesque America; or, the Land We Live In..., 1872-74

Size: 10.4 x 13.2 inches (26.4 x 33.5 cm)
Estimate: $400 - $475
Sold for: $550
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 123

Subject: Central United States & Canada

U.S. Government

[17 Maps in Report] Boundary Between the United States and Great Britain. Message from the President of the United States..., 1838

Size: 5.8 x 9.1 inches (14.7 x 23.1 cm)
Estimate: $275 - $350
Sold for: $140
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 180

Subject: Central United States

Hall, James

Geological Map of the Middle and Western States [bound in] Geology of New-York. Part IV. Comprising the Survey of the Fourth Geological District, 1843

Size: 32.5 x 23 inches (82.6 x 58.4 cm)
Estimate: $275 - $350
Sold for: $200
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 181

Subject: Central United States

A New Map of the Great West [with] The States and Territories of the Great West, 1856

Size: 25 x 14.7 inches (63.5 x 37.3 cm)
Estimate: $300 - $375
Sold for: $450
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 184

Subject: Western United States

Fremont/Preuss

[Map with Report] Map of an Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842 and to Oregon & North California in the Years 1843-44 [with] Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains..., 1845

Size: 51.1 x 30.5 inches (129.8 x 77.5 cm)
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,300
Features Fremont's Large Map of the American West
Sold for: $650
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 190

Subject: Western United States, Railroads

New Map of the Union Pacific Railway and Branches [in] To the Rockies and Beyond, or a Summer on the Union Pacific Railroad and Branches…, 1878

Size: 26 x 17 inches (66 x 43.2 cm)
Estimate: $300 - $400
First Edition
Sold for: $275
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 191

Subject: Western United States

Wanderings in the Western Land, 1879

Size: 5.6 x 8.5 inches (14.2 x 21.6 cm)
Estimate: $200 - $250
Sold for: $275
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 194

Subject: Southwestern United States

Emory, William Hemsley

[Lot of 2] Military Reconnaissance of the Arkansas, Rio del Norte and Rio Gila... [and] Notes of a Military Reconnaissance, from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to San Diego, in California... , 1848

Size: 68.5 x 30.1 inches (174 x 76.5 cm)
Estimate: $375 - $450
A Landmark in the Cartography of the American Southwest
Sold for: $425
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 196

Subject: Southwestern United States

U.S. Government

[6 Maps and Report] California and New Mexico. Message from the President of the United States..., 1850

Size: 6 x 9 inches (15.2 x 22.9 cm)
Estimate: $700 - $850
Includes Fremont's Smaller Map of the West
Sold for: $700
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 227

Subject: Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles and Vicinity, 1904

Size: 10.9 x 8.2 inches (27.7 x 20.8 cm)
Estimate: $300 - $400
Sold for: $210
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 239

Subject: Colorado, Geology

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Economic Geology - Colorado Cripple Creek Special Map... [with] [Sixteenth Annual Report] Geology and Mining Industries of the Cripple Creek District, Colorado..., 1895

Size: 14.3 x 17.4 inches (36.3 x 44.2 cm)
Estimate: $220 - $250
Sold for: $100
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 303

Subject: South Central United States & Mexico, Texas

Wislizenus, Frederick Adolphus (Dr.)

Map of a Tour from Independence to Santa Fe, Chihuahau, Monterey and Matamoros [with report and 2 other plates], 1848

Size: 16 x 19.6 inches (40.6 x 49.8 cm)
Estimate: $400 - $475
Sold for: $375
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 313

Subject: Southwestern United States & Mexico

Gray, Andrew B.

[Map in Report] Map of that Portion of the Boundary Between the United States and Mexico, from the Pacific Coast to the Junction of the Gila and Colorado Rivers ... and the Rio Gila from Near Its Intersection with the Southern Boundary of New Mexico…, 1855

Size: 49.4 x 21.5 inches (125.5 x 54.6 cm)
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,500
Cornerstone Map of the Gadsden Purchase
Sold for: $700
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 373

Subject: Western South America

Frezier, Amedee Francois

Relation du Voyage de la Mer du Sud aux Cotes du Chily et du Perou..., 1716

Size: 7.7 x 9.9 inches (19.6 x 25.1 cm)
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,250
First Edition of Frezier's Work on South America with 24 Maps
Unsold
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 650

Subject: Philippines

U.S. War Department

A Pronouncing Gazetteer and Geographical Dictionary of the Philippine Islands, United States of America, with Maps, Charts, and Illustrations..., 1902

Size: 6 x 9.3 inches (15.2 x 23.6 cm)
Estimate: $400 - $475
Sold for: $425
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 734

Subject: Atlases

La Feuille, Daniel de

Les Tablettes Guerrieres, ou Cartes Choisies pour la Commodite. Des Officiers et des Voyageurs..., 1708

Size: 3.6 x 7.8 inches (9.1 x 19.8 cm)
Estimate: $1,500 - $1,800
Sold for: $1,000
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 736

Subject: Atlases

Laporte, Joseph de

Atlas Moderne Portatif, Compose de Vingt-Huit Cartes sur Toutes les Parties du Globe Terrestre, 1799

Size: 5.1 x 8.1 inches (13 x 20.6 cm)
Estimate: $1,800 - $2,200
Complete Example with Contemporary Outline Color
Unsold
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 737

Subject: Atlases

Olney, Jesse

A New and Improved School Atlas, to Accompany the Practical System of Modern Geography, 1830

Size: 9.3 x 11.5 inches (23.6 x 29.2 cm)
Estimate: $275 - $350
Sold for: $250
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 738

Subject: Atlases

Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Mitchell's School Atlas: Comprising the Maps, Etc., Designed to Illustrate Mitchell's School and Family Geography, 1846

Size: 9.8 x 12 inches (24.9 x 30.5 cm)
Estimate: $550 - $700
Sold for: $350
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 739

Subject: Atlases

Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

A New Universal Atlas Containing Maps of the Various Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics of the World..., 1847

Size: 14.2 x 17.4 inches (36.1 x 44.2 cm)
Estimate: $3,500 - $4,500
Second Edition, Complete with 72 Maps
Sold for: $2,000
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 740

Subject: Atlases

SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

General Atlas Published Under the Superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, Compiled from the Latest and Most Authentic Sources..., 1852

Size: 14.6 x 17.6 inches (37.1 x 44.7 cm)
Estimate: $7,000 - $8,500
Rare, Complete 2-Volume Atlas with 221 Maps, Including 52 City Plans
Sold for: $4,500
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 741

Subject: Atlases

Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Colton's Atlas of the World, Illustrating Physical and Political Geography..., 1856

Size: 15.5 x 18.5 inches (39.4 x 47 cm)
Estimate: $2,750 - $3,500
Colton's Superb Two-Volume Atlas of the World
Sold for: $1,700
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 742

Subject: Atlases

Johnson and Ward

Johnson's New Ilustrated (Steel Plate) Family Atlas, with Physical Geography, and with Descriptions Geographical, Statistical, and Historical..., 1863

Size: 15 x 18.7 inches (38.1 x 47.5 cm)
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,300
Sold for: $900
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 743

Subject: Atlases

Schonberg & Co.

Schonberg's Standard Atlas of the World, 1864

Size: 12.3 x 14.8 inches (31.2 x 37.6 cm)
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,250
Scarce Civil War Period Atlas
Unsold
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 744

Subject: Atlases

Mitchell, Samuel Augustus

Mitchell's New Referencce Atlas for the Use of Colleges, Libraries, Families, and Counting Houses, in a Series of Fifty-Six Copperplate Maps..., 1865

Size: 10.5 x 12.8 inches (26.7 x 32.5 cm)
Estimate: $750 - $900
Sold for: $550
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 745

Subject: Atlases

Citizen's Atlas of American Politics 1789-1888... [bound with] Statistical Atlas of the United States Based on the Results of the Ninth Census, 1874-88

Size: 17.2 x 22 inches (43.7 x 55.9 cm)
Estimate: $550 - $700
A Fascinating Volume Dedicated to Thematic Mapping
Sold for: $375
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 746

Subject: Geography Books

Heylin, Peter

Cosmographie in Foure Books Contayning the Chorographie & Historie of the Whole World and All the Principall Kingdomes Provinces Seas and Isles Thereof, 1674

Size: 9.3 x 13.9 inches (23.6 x 35.3 cm)
Estimate: $1,600 - $1,900
Includes Four Maps of the Continents by Anae Seile
Sold for: $1,200
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 747

Subject: Exploration & Surveys

U.S. War Department

[2 Volumes in 3 Disbound Sections] Report of the Secretary of War Communicating the Several Pacific Railroad Explorations [Vol. I & Vol. II], 1855

Size: 5.7 x 9 inches (14.5 x 22.9 cm)
Estimate: $160 - $190
Scarce Octavo First Edition of the Pacific Railroad Reports
Sold for: $120
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 748

Subject: Exploration & Surveys

Wheeler, George (Lt)

Report Upon United States Geographical Surveys West of the One Hundredth Meridian..., 1889

Size: 9.3 x 11.9 inches (23.6 x 30.2 cm)
Estimate: $600 - $750
Sold for: $400
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 749

Subject: Miscellaneous Books

Le Spectacle de la Nature, ou Entretiens sur les Particularites de l'Histoire Naturelle ... Tome Quatrieme, 1755

Size: 4.1 x 6.8 inches (10.4 x 17.3 cm)
Estimate: $600 - $750
Sold for: $400
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 750

Subject: Miscellaneous Books

Beadle, D. W.

The American Lawyer, and Business-Man's Form-Book; Containing Forms and Instructions..., 1858

Size: 4.7 x 7.3 inches (11.9 x 18.5 cm)
Estimate: $110 - $140
Sold for: $80
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 751

Subject: References, Facsimile Atlas

Mercator, Gerard

[Facsimile] Atlas sive Cosmographicae Meditationes de Fabrica Mundi et Fabricati Figura, 1988

Size: 13 x 17.8 inches (33 x 45.2 cm)
Estimate: $250 - $325
Sold for: $180
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 752

Subject: References, Facsimile Atlas

Braun & Hogenberg

[Facsimile] Beschreibung und Contrafactur der Vornembster Stat der Welt, 2011

Size: 11.7 x 16.9 inches (29.7 x 42.9 cm)
Estimate: $200 - $230
Sold for: $500
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 754

Subject: References

[Lot of 2] Decorative Printed Maps of the 15th to 18th Centuries... [and] Early Maps, 1952-81

Size: See Description
Estimate: $80 - $100
NO RESERVE
Sold for: $130
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 755

Subject: References

Skelton, Marston and Painter

The Vinland Map and the Tartar Relation, 1965

Size: 9.2 x 11.8 inches (23.4 x 30 cm)
Estimate: $25 - $35
NO RESERVE
Sold for: $80
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 757

Subject: References

Baynton-Williams, Ashley

[Lot of 2] New Worlds - Maps from the Age of Discovery [and] Maps of War, 2006-07

Size: 14.5 x 17.3 inches (36.8 x 43.9 cm)
Estimate: $50 - $70
NO RESERVE
Sold for: $46
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 758

Subject: References, World

Shirley, Rodney W.

The Mapping of the World - Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700, 1983

Size: 9.9 x 13.6 inches (25.1 x 34.5 cm)
Estimate: $400 - $475
Sold for: $275
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 759

Subject: References, North America

Schwartz & Ehrenberg

The Mapping of America, 1980

Size: 11.8 x 11 inches (30 x 27.9 cm)
Estimate: $70 - $90
NO RESERVE
Sold for: $60
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 761

Subject: References, North America

Burden, Philip D.

The Mapping of North America - A List of Printed Maps 1511-1670, 1996

Size: 10.5 x 14.3 inches (26.7 x 36.3 cm)
Estimate: $200 - $230
Sold for: $180
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 762

Subject: References, United States

Ristow, Walter W.

American Maps and Mapmakers - Commercial Cartography in the Nineteenth Century, 1985

Size: 10.3 x 8.8 inches (26.2 x 22.4 cm)
Estimate: $120 - $150
Sold for: $90
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 763

Subject: References, Western U.S. & California

[Lot of 2] Mapping the West - America's Westward Movement 1524-1890 [and] The Mapping of California as an Island – An Illustrated Checklist, 1995-2002

Size: See Description
Estimate: $100 - $130
NO RESERVE
Sold for: $150
Closed on 2/10/2021
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