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California / Northwest / Central
ORTELIUS, A., Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni typus., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni typus.
Antwerp, 1598, Coloured.. 350x472mm. Very good example with a dark and clear impression. Good margins. Faint spotting and light soiling. A few small soft creases.
The famous and important map of Tartary, Japan, and the west coast of North America, from Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terarrum, the first modern atlas of the World.

The map is the earliest obtainable map to name California, and includes the 7 cities of Cibola in the Southwester...
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Estimate
($ 1,500 - 1,800)

Bid received
$ 1,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
TALLIS, John., Mexico, California and Texas., antique map, old maps TALLIS, John. - Mexico, California and Texas.
London, ca. 1850, Original outline colors. 255x330mm. With age-toning and some staining. A few small damages with paper loss to the central fold. One short repaired tear to lower border.
An excellent and important map that shows the Californian gold-rush of the 1840s. After gold was discovered in California, the plate was re-engraved to include a vignette of gold washing.
The newly discovered gold region of California is indicated through yellow hand colouring. ...
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Estimate
($ 200 - 250)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 85
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5