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MÜNSTER, S., Americae Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio. / Die newen inseln so hinder Hispaniam gegen Orient . . ., antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - Americae Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio. / Die newen inseln so hinder Hispaniam gegen Orient . . .
Basle, 1588, Coloured, enhanced with silver and gold. 330x370mm. Marginal imperfections, otherwise fine.
Sebastian Münster (1489-1552) is one of the most renowned cartographers of the sixteenth century, Mercator and Ortelius are considered at the same level. Munster's two main works, namely the 'Geographia' and 'Cosmographia Universalis' were among the most widely read books of the time and exerted a h... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,200 - 1,400)

Bid received
$ 955
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BERTIUS, P. , Descriptio Americae., antique map, old maps BERTIUS, P. - Descriptio Americae.
Amsterdam, 1606, Uncoloured. 95x130mm. In very good condition. Generous margins, good impression.
An antique map of America continents by Cornelis Claesz – Barent Langenes, with cartography based on that of Ortelius, engraved by Jodocus Hondius, and published by P. Bertius in the pocket atlas “Tabulae Geographicae contractae, …” (third edition). With Latin text on verso.

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Estimate
($ 500 - 600)

Starting bid
$ 320
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
TAVERNIER, M. / BETRIUS, P., Carte de L'AMERIQUE Corrigee, et augmentee dessus toutes les aultres cy devant faictes par P. Bertius., antique map, old maps TAVERNIER, M. / BETRIUS, P. - Carte de L'AMERIQUE Corrigee, et augmentee dessus toutes les aultres cy devant faictes par P. Bertius.
Paris, 1627, Coloured. 380x490mm. Very clear restoration in left ship. Wrinkled top left corner and slightly wrinkled small area in left margin. Minor age toned.
A rare map of America, published separately by Melchior Tavernier in Paris in 1627. Tavernier's map of America is one of several rare separately issued French maps of America, based upon the Jodocus Hondius map of 1618.
The map provides an early image of America, including the curious bulge al...
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Estimate
($ 1,800 - 2,200)

Starting bid
$ 1,200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
SANSON, N., Atlantis Insula, a Nicoloa Sanson., antique map, old maps SANSON, N. - Atlantis Insula, a Nicoloa Sanson.
Paris, c.1677, fine original colouring. 380x570mm. In excellent condition.
Nicolas Sanson's map of the Americas, published by his son Guillaume.
In the Pacific the discoveries of Abel Tasman, Tasmania and New Zealand are depicted.
California shown as an island.

Nicolas Sanson (1600-67), 'father of the French cartography' and founder of the Sanson firm. Pu...
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Estimate
($ 850 - 900)

Starting bid
$ 700
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DU VAL, P., L'Amerique autrement le Nouveau Monde.., antique map, old maps DU VAL, P. - L'Amerique autrement le Nouveau Monde..
Paris, 1684, In original o/l colours.. 370x385mm. Some minor age-toning. Small marginal split lower part center fold. In very good condition.
Last state of Du Val's map of America including many place names in California and off its coast, the names of the 5 Great Lakes, the names of the Oceans (Mer de Californie, Mer de Canada, etc.).
Place names in Texas and along the Gulf Coast, and the names of a number of East Coast cities, inc...
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Estimate
($ 800 - 1,200)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
COVENS, J. & MORTIER, C. , Recentissima Novi Orbis, Sive Americae Septentrionalis et Meridionalis Tabula., antique map, old maps COVENS, J. & MORTIER, C. - Recentissima Novi Orbis, Sive Americae Septentrionalis et Meridionalis Tabula.
Amsterdam, ca 1730, Coloured. 490x590mm. In good condition. Middle fold at both ends with closed tear, mainly in blank margin. Tiny stain and some small tears in lower blank margin. Closed tear at lower right sight (2 cm in image). Verso: blank.
A hand coloured engraved map with large cartouche by PH. Tideman, Amsterdam, J. Covens and C. Mortier, ca 1730.
An attractive map of the Americas that features a beautiful rich decorative title cartouche showing an Amazonian queen surrounded by riches, including a sugar cane field and exotic a...
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Estimate
($ 1,350 - 1,600)

Starting bid
$ 850
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HOMANN HEIRS., AMERICAE Mappa generalis., antique map, old maps HOMANN HEIRS. - AMERICAE Mappa generalis.
Nuremberg, 1746, Original colours. 485x560mm. In fine condition, however, with some minor discolouration in the centre from the original binding. Minor dusting stains in the margins.
This Johann Baptist Homann's well-engraved second map of America has a large decorative cartouche. and shows a detailed map of the western hemisphere.
The interior of North America has new details supplied by the Jesuits, especially along the Mississippi River and English and Dutch information...
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Estimate
($ 660 - 800)

Starting bid
$ 440
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LATTRE, Jean, L'Amerique pour la Concorde de la Geographie des Differents ages., antique map, old maps LATTRE, Jean - L'Amerique pour la Concorde de la Geographie des Differents ages.
Paris, 1760, Coloured.. 140x197mm. Issued folding in very good condition. Remnants of hinge tape on top of verso.
Published in Noel-Antoine Pluche's "Concorde de la Geographie des Differens Ages".
This attractive and rare small map of the Americas, shows the political divisions. A portion of the New Zealand's coastline is shown along with many islands in the South Pacific. ...
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Estimate
($ 200 - 240)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DESNOS / BRION., Hémisphére Occidental., antique map, old maps DESNOS / BRION. - Hémisphére Occidental.
Paris, 1790, In original colours.. 300x333mm. In very good condition. Lightly age toned, the odd ink splash and mark only. Centrefold. Wide margins.
A map of Western hemisphere, prepared by Louis Brion de la Tour, and published by Louis Charles Desnos, active in Paris at rue St.Jacques. Map has the decorative and distinctive rococco style borders, fully coloured and heightened in gilt in part.
A map of the Americas, but also showing early d...
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Estimate
($ 200 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
PERROT, A., Carte Dressee pour la Lecture du Corsaire Rouge Roman de J. Fenimore Cooper., antique map, old maps PERROT, A. - Carte Dressee pour la Lecture du Corsaire Rouge Roman de J. Fenimore Cooper.
Paris, 1837, Original Outline Colouring. 145x170mm. In fine condition with folds as issued.
A finely engraved map of the eastern part of America from Portland around to Louisiana. It has an insert of Newport, Rhode Island. Featured is a title cartouche of arms. Engraved by Pierre Tardieu.
The map is intended to illustrate the region inhabited by the characters of James Fenimore Coope...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 160
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
WYLD, James. , Map of America. , antique map, old maps WYLD, James. - Map of America.
London, 1870, Original hand colour,. 520 x580mm. The map is in good condition, the margins are heavily marked with old fixings but do not touch the printed area.
Map of America, published James Wyld. 'Geographer to Her Majesty Charing Cross East'. A detailed double page map of the America’s in original hand colour. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 200 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
North America
COVENS, J. / MORTIER, P., Tabula Geographica Mexicae et Floridae &c. Carte du Mexique et de la Floride, des Terres Anglaises et des Isles Antilles, du Cours et des Environs de la Riviere de Mississipi., antique map, old maps COVENS, J. / MORTIER, P. - Tabula Geographica Mexicae et Floridae &c. Carte du Mexique et de la Floride, des Terres Anglaises et des Isles Antilles, du Cours et des Environs de la Riviere de Mississipi.
Amsterdam, 1722, Original outline colouring.. 510x610mm. In very good condition, mild overall toning, with ample margins and original colour.
An important map of colonial North America from the Great Lakes in the north, and including Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, Baja California and Venezuela. The central U.S. is labeled “Floride,” the northern region by the Great Lakes “Canada Nouvelle,” and the Southwest “Nouvelle Mexique.” M... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,500 - 1,800)

Starting bid
$ 1,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Covens, J. & C. Mortier. / G. de l' Isle., Tabula Geographica Mexicae et Floride des Terres Angloises et des Isles Antilles, du Cours et des Environs de la Riviere de Mississipi.  , antique map, old maps Covens, J. & C. Mortier. / G. de l' Isle. - Tabula Geographica Mexicae et Floride des Terres Angloises et des Isles Antilles, du Cours et des Environs de la Riviere de Mississipi.
Amsterdam, 1722, Coloured.. 465x600mm. Reinforced in verso, in fine condition otherwise.
Map of the Southern USA. A re-issue of Guilaume de l' Isle's influential 1703 map of Mexico and southern North America, which is the first printed map to show an accurate definition of the lower Mississippi river and it delta.
It covers an area from the Great Lakes to New Mexico and southwards...
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Estimate
($ 1,600 - 1,650)

Starting bid
$ 1,250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CHATELAIN, H.,  Carte qui contient..Iles & Terres..L'Amerique..Jamaique.., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Carte qui contient..Iles & Terres..L'Amerique..Jamaique..
Amsterdam, 1728, Coloured.. 409x523mm. In good condition.
Eight maps on one sheet. From Chatelain's Atlas Historique et Méthodique . Including maps of Bermuda, Jamaica, New England with Long Island, Carolina, Chesapeake and Delaware Bay, Nova Scotia and a map of the Caribbean.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 400 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SANSON D'ABBEVILLE, N., AMERICA SETTENTRIONAL di N. Sanson (California Island)., antique map, old maps SANSON D'ABBEVILLE, N. - AMERICA SETTENTRIONAL di N. Sanson (California Island).
NAPLES, ca 1740, Original colours.. 145x162mm. Age toned. Folding marks as issued.
A very rare old outlined coloured example of Nicolas Sanson's map of North America. California is depicted as an island; McLaughlin notes: "California with indented northern coast, with nothing to west and Agubela de Cato to north." Among the place names are C. de Mendocino, Pta. de los Reyes, Pta. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 140 - 170)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DIDEROT, Denis / DE VAUGONDY, Didier Robert., CARTE GENERALE DES DECOUVERTES de l'Amiral de Fonte, et autres navigateurs. . ., antique map, old maps DIDEROT, Denis / DE VAUGONDY, Didier Robert. - CARTE GENERALE DES DECOUVERTES de l'Amiral de Fonte, et autres navigateurs. . .
Paris, 1772, Coloured. 312x392mm. In very good condition except for some very small repairs for small tears in top margin. Folds as issued. Wide margins.
An extremely interesting map of the Northwest Coast, showing De L'Isle's conjectural northwest coast, based upon De Font and Russian Discoverers, including the Bay of the West. The map is part of the great mid-18th Century debate, spurred by the reports of De L'Isle of the Russian discoveries in the... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 200 - 240)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 125
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LOTTER, M.A., Carte Nouvelle de l'Amerique Angloise Contenant tout ce que les Anglois Possedent sur le Continent de l'Amerique Septentrionale Savoir le Canada, la Nouvelle Ecosse ou Acadie, les Treize Provinces Unies..., antique map, old maps LOTTER, M.A. - Carte Nouvelle de l'Amerique Angloise Contenant tout ce que les Anglois Possedent sur le Continent de l'Amerique Septentrionale Savoir le Canada, la Nouvelle Ecosse ou Acadie, les Treize Provinces Unies...
Augsburg, 1776, In original colours.. 600x490mm. In good condition with folds as issued
This fine and large map was issued shortly before the outbreak of the American Revolution and was included in Lotter's Atlas Geographique.
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 numerous cities an...
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Estimate
($ 750 - 1,150)

Bid received
$ 690
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MITCHELL, J. / LE ROUGE, , Amerique septentrionale avec les Routes, Distances en miles, Villages et Etablissements François et Anglois. Par le Docteur Mitchel Traduit de l'Anglois ... Corigee en 1776 par M. Hawkins.., antique map, old maps MITCHELL, J. / LE ROUGE, - Amerique septentrionale avec les Routes, Distances en miles, Villages et Etablissements François et Anglois. Par le Docteur Mitchel Traduit de l'Anglois ... Corigee en 1776 par M. Hawkins..
Paris, 1756 /1777, In original o./l. colouring.. 1330x1920mm. Some faint dust soiling and fingering, a few minor worm holes; very good condition. 68 x 46 cm (26¾ x 19¼") each of eight sheets.
An engraved map in outline colour. On eight sheets, each measuring approx. 68 x 46 cm (26¾ x 19¼"), if joined would form a single large sheet 59 x 79 inches. Backed with old orange linen and sectioned for folding to approx. 20 x 13 cm (8 x 5¼), with manuscript label on the back of each; modern slipc... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 12,000 - 15,000)

Starting bid
$ 8,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ZATTA, Antonio., La Baja D' HUDSON Terra Di Labrador e Groenlandia con Le Isole Adiacenti., antique map, old maps ZATTA, Antonio. - La Baja D' HUDSON Terra Di Labrador e Groenlandia con Le Isole Adiacenti.
Venice, 1778, Original o/l colouring. 315x412mm. Slightly age toned, water stains.
An excellent, old outlined coloured map of Hudson Bay, Baffin Bay, part of Greenland, Labrador and Northern Canada. With marvellous detail on the islands and coastlines, known and unknown. Issued as part of Zatta's 'Atlante Novissimo', one of the last great decorative atlases. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Bid received
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
GÜSSEFELD, F. L., Charte über die XIII. vereinigte Staaten von Nord-America, Entworfen duch F.L. Güssefeld. . ., antique map, old maps GÜSSEFELD, F. L. - Charte über die XIII. vereinigte Staaten von Nord-America, Entworfen duch F.L. Güssefeld. . .
Nuremberg, 1784, probably original colors. 450x580mm. A fine example with dark impression on heavy paper. Some toning and soiling. Decorative early hand colour.
A large map of the 13 United States, shortly after the American Revolutionary War or the American War of Independence, which ended in 1783. A very detailed map with many place names, forts, rivers, Indian tribes, etc. Pennsylvania, Virginia, the Carolinas and Georgia seem to extend to the Mississipp... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 400 - 500)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 350
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BUFFON, G., Carte des declinaisons et inclinaisons de l\'aiguille aimantée...1775., antique map, old maps BUFFON, G. - Carte des declinaisons et inclinaisons de l'aiguille aimantée...1775.
Paris, 1788, Uncoloured.. 565x525mm. Very good impression on heavy haid-laid paper. Some faint toning, creasing, and wear to fold interesections.
Scarce map of North America, showing the magnetic variations of the compass needle in the Pacific Ocean. Extends from the West Indies to Alaska, in the NW with unfinished coast lines. Also showing the Hudson Bay. Locates Long Island, Cheasapeake Bay, New Orleans, and California, along with a number ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 750 - 1,000)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
TARDIEU, Ambroise., ETATS UNIS DE L' AMERIQUE., antique map, old maps TARDIEU, Ambroise. - ETATS UNIS DE L' AMERIQUE.
Paris, 1803, Org. o/l colouring. 205x258mm. Minor age toned with some stains from foxing in margins. and slights wear from folding. Huge margins.
A scarce early, original outline coloured map of the United States, showing 17 organised states. Georgia still extends to the Mississippi River, shortly before the organisation of the Mississippi Territory.
In the Old Northwest, the Wabash, Illlinois, Ohio & New Jersey Company lands are shown,...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
POIRSON, J. B., AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE., antique map, old maps POIRSON, J. B. - AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE.
Paris, 1809, Coloured.. 376x445mm. In very good condition.
A detailed map of North America, issued shortly before the publication of the official account of Lewis & Clark's expedition to the Pacific Ocean.
The map shows a very primitive knowledge of the western US, with no sign of the mythical rivers which would dominate Western Cartography for the ne...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
LAPIE, M., ETATS UNIS ET GRANDES ANTILLES., antique map, old maps LAPIE, M. - ETATS UNIS ET GRANDES ANTILLES.
Paris, 1812, Original colours. 320x253mm. Minor age toned only.
An attractive map of the United States and West Indies with decorative cartouche, from 'Atlas Supplementaire du Precis de la Geographie Universalle de M. Malte-Brun by Lapie in Paris. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 21
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
CAMPE., Young's Reise=Charte durch die Vereinigten Staaten von Nord America. Enthaltend alle Strassen, Dampfboot und Canal = Stationen, Staedte, Dorfer und Ansiedlungen. . ., antique map, old maps CAMPE. - Young's Reise=Charte durch die Vereinigten Staaten von Nord America. Enthaltend alle Strassen, Dampfboot und Canal = Stationen, Staedte, Dorfer und Ansiedlungen. . .
Nurenberg, 1837, no colors. 425x540mm. In very fine condition.
A large, very detailed early German edition of J.H. Young's map of the United States. The translation of the German title reads: "Young's travel = Map of the United States of North America. Containing all the roads, steamboat and Canal stations, towns, villages and settlements..."
It contains ...
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Estimate
($ 200 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 125
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ARCHER, J., Eastern Division of the United States., antique map, old maps ARCHER, J. - Eastern Division of the United States.
London, 1840, Original Colouring. 290x245mm. In fine condition with the usual age toning.
A fine chromolithograph map of the Eastern United States and parts of Canada. The Sioux, Fox, Chippewa and Algonquin Indian tribes are all mentioned. The capital of Arkansas is designated as the fictitious 'Arkopolis'.
Drawn and engraved by J. Archer and published by H.G. Collins of London. ...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 180)

Starting bid
$ 95
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BUEHLER, J. A. , Post-Kanal-und Eisenbahnkarte der Vereinigten Staaten von Nord-Amerika. Nach Smith, Tanner, Mitchell und der Berichten des General-Postamts. . ., antique map, old maps BUEHLER, J. A. - Post-Kanal-und Eisenbahnkarte der Vereinigten Staaten von Nord-Amerika. Nach Smith, Tanner, Mitchell und der Berichten des General-Postamts. . .
Stuttgard, 1850, In original old outline colours.. 552x688mm. Marginal impefections, a tear in the left lower area repaired, otherwise fine.
A fine example of one of Traugott Bromme's travel maps of the United States, with an inset map naming the "Mormonen-Stat Deseret". Published in Germany, by the Hoffmann's Verlagshandlung.
Inspired by the maps of Smith, Mitchell and Tanner, the map provides a very detailed description of the Un...
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Estimate
($ 1,500 - 1,800)

Starting bid
$ 740
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
PERTHES, J. / STIELER,  Verein-Staaten von Nord-America, Mexico, Yucatan.., antique map, old maps PERTHES, J. / STIELER - Verein-Staaten von Nord-America, Mexico, Yucatan..
Gotha, 1875, In original o/l colours.. 320x392mm. Steel engraving. 2 minor spots in the upper margin. Overall, in very good condition.
Very detailed map of the United States of America showing the Caribbean. With an inset map of the surrounding area of Mexico city. Details of towns, forts, topo., railroads, etc. Early Union Pacific railroad colored red (completed).
Published in Stieler's Hand Atlas....
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MIGEON, J., Amérique du Nord., antique map, old maps MIGEON, J. - Amérique du Nord.
Paris, 1893, In original colouring.. 310x420mm. Excellent condition.
A highly decorative map of Northern America from "Nouvel Atlas Illustre Géographie Universelle", published in Paris by J. Migeon. With a small engraving at the lower left hand of New York with the Statue of Liberty. Engraving by Fillatreau, the map by L.Smith.
From one of the last decorative at...
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Estimate
($ 110 - 15)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
New England states / Vermont / Maine
LE ROUGE, George Louis., Carte D'Une Partie de L' AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE., antique map, old maps LE ROUGE, George Louis. - Carte D'Une Partie de L' AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE.
Paris, ca 1755, Handcoloured. 620x500mm. Minor age toned. Foxing on margins. Short side margins.
A fine example of this highly detailed set of maps illustrating the British Colonies in North America at the conclusion of the American Revolution, published by Soules in his 'Histoire des Troubles de Amerique Anglaise'.
The map features interesting border configurations. New Jersey for instan...
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Estimate
($ 840 - 1,000)

Bid received
$ 700
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DES BARRES, J.F.W. / WALLET, J.F.,  The Coast of New England., antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. / WALLET, J.F. - The Coast of New England.
London, 1776, Uncoloured.. 1053x745mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Folds as issued. Dark impression on thick paper, bearing "LVG" watermark. Yellow border.
A chart of New England Coast, taken from the "Atlantic Neptune", and marked in lower left corner "Published according to Act of Parliament April 24th, 1776 by J.F.W. Des Barres Esq".
Page number 3.

Showing New England's Atlantic seaboard from Narragansett Bay to Passamaquoddy Bay. T...
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Estimate
($ 8,000 - 12,000)

Bid received
$ 10,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  A plan of the Town of Newport in the province of Rhode Island., antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. - A plan of the Town of Newport in the province of Rhode Island.
London, 1776, Uncoloured.. 723x520mm. Paper slightly age-toned and slightly spotted. Center fold as issued. Dark impression on thick laid paper, bearing "LVG" watermark.
A plan of the Town of Newport in the province of Rhode Island, taken from the "Atlantic Neptune", and marked in lower left corner "Published according to Act of Parliament April 24th, 1776 by J.F.W. Des Barres Esq".
Underneath the title and a lettered key (A-U) to the wharfs and public building...
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Estimate
($ 4,000 - 5,000)

Bid received
$ 10,500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  [ Narraganset Bay and Rhodes Island and Harbour. ], antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. - [ Narraganset Bay and Rhodes Island and Harbour. ]
London, 1776, Uncoloured.. 1065x750mm. Paper slightly age-toned and slightly spotted. Folds as issued. Dark impression on thick paper. Short left margin. On two joined sheets.
A chart of Narraganset Bay and part of Rhode Island, taken from the "Atlantic Neptune", and marked in lower left corner "Published according to Act of Parliament April 24th, 1776 by J.F.W. Des Barres Esq".
This superb sea chart constructed for the...
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Estimate
($ 6,000 - 7,500)

Bid received
$ 8,400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  [ Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound ], antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. - [ Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound ]
London, 1776, Uncoloured.. 1025x745mm. Paper slightly age-toned and slightly spotted. Folds as issued. Dark impression on thick paper. On two joined sheets.
A chart of Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound, taken from the "Atlantic Neptune", and marked in lower left corner "Published according to Act of Parliament April 25th, 1776 by J.F.W. Des Barres Esq".
This superb sea chart constructed for the use of th...
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Estimate
($ 12,000 - 15,000)

Bid received
$ 8,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  [Nantucket Island and the west end of Martha's Vineyard], antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. - [Nantucket Island and the west end of Martha's Vineyard]
London, 1776, Uncoloured.. 1065x748mm. Paper slightly age-toned and slightly spotted. Folds as issued. Dark impression on thick paper. Yellow border.
A chart of Nantucket Island, taken from the "Atlantic Neptune", and marked in lower left corner "Published according to Act of Parliament June 1st, 1776 by J.F.W. Des Barres Esq".
Plate changes: Sailing directions and nautical remarks added in many places. The Muskegat shoals are named. Hills ...
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Estimate
($ 27,500 - 35,000)

Bid received
$ 29,750
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  [ Buzzards Bay, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket Island ], antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. - [ Buzzards Bay, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket Island ]
London, 1776, Uncoloured.. 740x1060mm. Paper slightly age-toned and slightly spotted. Folds as issued. Dark impression on thick paper.
A chart of Buzzards Bay, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Island, taken from the "Atlantic Neptune", and marked in lower left corner "Published according to Act of Parliament June 1st, 1776 by J.F.W. Des Barres Esq".

The Atlantic Neptune is universally recognised as one of the most magnifi...
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Estimate
($ 12,000 - 15,000)

Bid received
$ 17,750
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  [ Massachusets Bay, Cape Codd Bay ], antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. - [ Massachusets Bay, Cape Codd Bay ]
London, 1776, Uncoloured.. 740x1055mm. Paper slightly age-toned and slightly spotted. Folds as issued. Dark impression on thick paper. Yellow border.
A chart of Massachusetts Bay, Cape Codd Bay, taken from the "Atlantic Neptune", and marked in lower left corner "Published according to Act of Parliament April 29th, 1776 by J.F.W. Des Barres Esq".

The Atlantic Neptune is universally recognised as one of the most magnificent atlases ever ...
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Estimate
($ 17,500 - 25,000)

Bid received
$ 12,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  [ Ipswich Bay ], antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. - [ Ipswich Bay ]
London, 1776, Uncoloured.. 1055x740mm. Paper slightly age-toned and slightly spotted, some toning in lower part of chart. Some small marginal tears. Folds as issued. Dark impression on thick paper.
A chart of Salem with Ipswich Bay, taken from the "Atlantic Neptune", and marked in lower left corner "Published according to Act of Parliament May 6th, 1776 by J.F.W. Des Barres Esq".

The Atlantic Neptune is universally recognised as one of the most magnificent atlases ever made.
Ex...
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Estimate
($ 9,000 - 12,500)

Bid received
$ 6,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  [ Wells Bay, Piscataqua Harbour, Hampton Harbour, Newbury Harbour and  Portsmouth (New Hampshire) ], antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. - [ Wells Bay, Piscataqua Harbour, Hampton Harbour, Newbury Harbour and Portsmouth (New Hampshire) ]
London, 1776, Uncoloured.. 745x1055mm. Paper slightly age-toned and slightly spotted. Folds as issued. Two joined sheets. Short upper margin. Dark impression on thick paper.
A chart of Wells Bay, Piscataqua Harbour, Hampton Harbour, Newbury Harbour and Portsmouth (New Hampshire), taken from the "Atlantic Neptune", and marked in lower left corner "Published according to Act of Parliament April 29th, 1776 by J.F.W. Des Barres Esq".

The Atlantic Neptune is unive...
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Estimate
($ 6,000 - 7,500)

Bid received
$ 5,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DES BARRES, J.F.W. / HOLLAND, S. ,  [Boston Harbor with text sheet ], antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. / HOLLAND, S. - [Boston Harbor with text sheet ]
London, 1778, Uncoloured.. 712x1035mm. Paper slightly age-toned and slightly spotted. Folds as issued. Dark impression on thick paper, with LVG watermark. Yellow border. Accompanied by the folio explanatory text leaf, titled as above (770x550mm.).
The finest and most celebrated sea chart of Boston Harbor ever produced, and a highly important Revolutionary War chart depicting details relating to the Siege of Boston: with the explanatory text leaf. Taken from the "Atlantic Neptune", and marked in lower left corner "Published according to Act of... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 11,000 - 12,500)

Bid received
$ 12,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  [ Text page DES BARRES, J.F.W. - [ Text page "Nautical directions to sail into the Harbour of New-York, & c."]
London, 1778, Uncoloured.. 765x305mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Dark impression on thick paper. Size of sheet 765 x 305mm.
Text page "Nautical directions to sail into the Harbour of New-York, & c.", taken from the "Atlantic Neptune".
This superb sea chart constructed for the use of the British Navy.

The Atlantic Neptune is the most celebrated sea atlas and c...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Bid received
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ZATTA, Antonio., Fogl. VI. L' Acadia Le Provincie di Sagadahook e Main La Nuova Hampshire La Rhode Island e Parte Di Massachusset e Connecticut., antique map, old maps ZATTA, Antonio. - Fogl. VI. L' Acadia Le Provincie di Sagadahook e Main La Nuova Hampshire La Rhode Island e Parte Di Massachusset e Connecticut.
Venice, 1778, Original o/l colouring. 332x437mm. Minor age toned with some stains. A small tear in down margin.
The 6th sheet from an important twelve-sheet map, designed to be joined. An old outlined coloured map of the south east Canada and north east United States of America.
The 12 map of Antonio Zatta's version of John Mitchell's landmark map with some additional notes relating to both the Treaty o...
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Estimate
($ 260 - 310)

Starting bid
$ 180
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  A Chart of Delawar Bay, with Soundings and Nautical Observations. taken by Capt. Andrew Snape Hammond . . .  June 1st 1779, antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. - A Chart of Delawar Bay, with Soundings and Nautical Observations. taken by Capt. Andrew Snape Hammond . . . June 1st 1779
London, 1779, Uncoloured.. 745x1055mm. Paper slightly age-toned and slightly spotted. Center fold as issued. Dark impression on thick paper, with LVG water mark. Short margins.
Highly detailed chart of Delaware Bay and the mouth of the River, extending from Cape May in the south to Bombay Hook in the north. Des Barres chart of Delaware Bay was unquestionably the most detailed chart of the Bay produced during the colonial period.
taken from the "Atlantic Neptune", and ...
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Estimate
($ 5,000 - 7,000)

Bid received
$ 4,400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BUCHON, J., Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique du Maine., antique map, old maps BUCHON, J. - Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique du Maine.
Paris, 1825, In original colouring.. 490x605mm. In very fine condition with centrefold as issued.
A finely engraved early map of the state of Maine, U.S.A., hand coloured by counties. It includes roads, towns, rivers, and lakes and there are key note flags for 10 Maine battles.
There is text surrounding the map, which includes details concerning the topography, climate, manufacturing, comm...
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Estimate
($ 220 - 270)

Starting bid
$ 140
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
S.D.U.K. , PHILADELPHIA. , antique map, old maps S.D.U.K. - PHILADELPHIA.
London, 1840, Original outline colour. 310x390mm. In very good condition with a blank verso. Age toned at border edges.
An attractive and detailed map and street plan of Philadelphia. This plan of Philadelphia was published by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (S.D.U.K.)
Individual streets, important buildings, rivers, squares, piers and neighbourhoods are marked. A key in the lower left lists...
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Estimate
($ 200 - 240)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CAPON, Charles.,  A Map of Old Boston in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts., antique map, old maps CAPON, Charles. - A Map of Old Boston in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Boston, 1929, In original colours.. 465x620mm. In mint condition. Margins slim.
A quaint and charming pictorial map of the tourist sites of downtown Boston as seen in 1929. Buildings and streets are clearly marked. This map was drawn by Charles R. Capon for the Boston Five Cents Savings Bank – which is clearly marked in the centre of the map.
The map depicts important bu...
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Estimate
($ 350 - 400)

Bid received
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
Virginia/ Maryland/ Carolina / Georgia
DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  The Harbour of Charles Town in South-Carolina from the Surveys of Sr. Jas. Wallace Captn. in his Majesty Navy & Others, with A View of the Town from the South Shore of Ashley River., antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. - The Harbour of Charles Town in South-Carolina from the Surveys of Sr. Jas. Wallace Captn. in his Majesty Navy & Others, with A View of the Town from the South Shore of Ashley River.
London, 1777, In attractive original colours.. 840x620mm. Paper slightly age-toned and slightly spotted. Center fold as issued. Dark impression on thick paper, with JBATER watermark. Yellow border.
A chart of Charles Town's Harbour in South Carolina, with in upper left part a view of Charles Town (present-day Charleston), South Carolina, from the north-eastern shore of James Island, across the Charleston Harbour. The vantage point of the drawing suggests that it was made approximately from the... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 5,000 - 6,000)

Bid received
$ 14,250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  Port Royal in South Carolina Taken from Surveys Deposited at the Plantation Office . . ., antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. - Port Royal in South Carolina Taken from Surveys Deposited at the Plantation Office . . .
London, 1777, Uncoloured.. 730x605mm. Paper slightly age-toned and slightly spotted. Short upper and lower margin as usual, folds as issued, on JBATES water marked paper. Yellow border. Dark impression on thick paper. Some very minor offsetting due to oxidation of ink.
A rare chart from the area around Beaufort in the North to Dawfoskey Island and Trench's Island, centered on Arry's Island and Hilton Head. The map highlights the terrain and harbour of Port Royal, near the present-day border between South Carolina and Georgia. Taken from the "Atlantic Neptune", and... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 3,000 - 5,000)

Bid received
$ 6,300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  The coast, rivers and inlets of the Province of Georgia surveyed by Joseph Avery and others. . ., antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. - The coast, rivers and inlets of the Province of Georgia surveyed by Joseph Avery and others. . .
London, 1780, Uncoloured.. 590x747mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Folds as issued. Dark impression on thick paper, with JBATES water mark. Yellow border.
Chart of part of the Eastern Seaboard of the USA, with Port Royal Sound, the Savannah River, Warsaw Inlet (Wassaw Sound), Osebaw Inlet (Ossabaw Sound) and St Catherine's Inlet, taken from the "Atlantic Neptune", and marked in lower left corner "Published according to Act of Parliament February 1st,... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 4,500 - 6,000)

Bid received
$ 6,400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  A chart of the coast of New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, & c. . . ., antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. - A chart of the coast of New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, & c. . . .
London, 1780, Uncoloured.. 1580x740mm. Paper slightly age-toned and slightly spotted. Center fold as issued. Dark impression on thick paper.
A chart of A chart of the coast of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, & c., taken from the "Atlantic Neptune", and marked in lower left corner "Published according to Act of Parliament March 1st, 1780 by J.F.W. Des Barres Esq".
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Estimate
($ 8,000 - 10,000)

Bid received
$ 25,500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3

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