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Americae Nova Descriptio.

Final state. According to Philip Burden, "this scarce map is America's first single-sheet map with decorative borders." A re-issue of the 1614 plate by Pieter v...

$16000 / ≈ €15205
Publisher: VISSCHER, N.J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1652

 

A Map of North America, Constructed According To The Latest Information . . . Improved to 1825.

It says in the title: "improved to 1825". This milestone map was first issued separately in 1822 and bound in four sheets into Tanner's "New American Atlas...

$15000 / ≈ €14254
Publisher: TANNER, Henry S.
Date: Philadelphia, Henry Tanner, 1825

 

A Map of the British Empire in AMERICA with the French, Spanish and Hollandish Settlements Adjacent Thereto. by Henry Popple. / Nouvelle Carte Particuliere de L'Amerique . . .

The four sheet Dutch edition of Popple's monumental map of North America, in mint condition. Encompassing the West Indies, Florida, Louisiana, Texas and Central America.T...

$15000 / ≈ €14254
Publisher: POPPLE,H / MORTIER, J.& C.
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1737

 

Carte D'Amerique Divisée en ses Principaux Pays. . .

Rare. Uncommon and decorative wall map of America, prepared by Clouet. With superb decorative borders, 170mm wide at the sides and 150mm at the bottom, containing twenty ...

$12000 / ≈ €11403
Publisher: CLOUET, J. B. L. abbé / MONDHARE, L.
Date: Paris, Cadiz, 1785

 

Carte de l'Amerique Septle. Pour Servir a l'intelligence de la Guerre entre les Anglois et les Insurgents...

Second state of this extremely rare separate publication. This separately issued map is one of the most beautiful of the thirteen American Colonies from the Revolutionary...

$11000 / ≈ €10453
Publisher: BEAURAIN, Jean Chev. de
Date: Paris, ca. 1756

 

Maris Pacifici.

From the rare Dutch text edition of the Theatrum of which according to van den Broecke only 100 copies are printed.This was the first printed map to be devoted solely to ...

$7500 / ≈ €7127
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1598

 

(Totius Americae nova et exacta tabula ex) optimis tum geographorum tum aliorum scriptis collecta et ad hodiernam regnorum principatuum et maiorum partium distinctionem accomodata.

Eastern part of a two sheet map of America, with an attribution to Willem Blaeu. According to Philip Burden the map was derived from Cornelius Danckert's 1647 map of the ...

$7500 / ≈ €7127
Publisher: ROSSI, G. / BLAEU, W.
Date: Rome, 1679

 

Le Isole di Sandwich delineate sulle osservazioni del Cap Cook.

FIRST EDITION on laid paper. Cassini’s splendid map depicts Sandwich islands, old name for Hawaii islands, at the end of the eighteenth century. The splendid cartouche ...

$7000 / ≈ €6652
Publisher: CASSINI, G.M.
Date: Rome, 1798

 

Americae Pars Magis Cognita. Chorographia nobilis & opulentae Peruanae Provinciae, atque Brasiliae, . . . MDXCII

First state. Although a map of South America it does include much of what is now the southern United States. There are two elaborate, strap-work cartouches with the one a...

$6500 / ≈ €6177
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1592

 

New Yok entworfen von D.F. Sotzmann. Hamburg bey Carl Ernst Bohn 1799 . . . NO.VII

Extremely rare map of New York prepared by Daniel Friedrich Sotzmann for Christopher Ebeling's "Erdbeschreibung von Amerika", a project ended after only ten map...

$6000 / ≈ €5702
Publisher: SOTZMANN, D.F.
Date: Hamburg, Carl Ernst Bohn, 1799

 

Novi Belgii novae que Angliae nec non partis Virginiae..

The third state with Fort Kassimier and Philadelphia and nearby placenames added. To the south the Dutch colony of Nieu Amstel. New nomenclature and a key appear around t...

$5750 / ≈ €5464
Publisher: VISSCHER, N.
Date: Amsterdam, 1684

 

L'Amérique divisée en ses principaux Etats Dressée d'après les Cartes de Mr. Bonne?

Rare, wall map of America in 2 sheets, after R. Bonne. With 3 inset maps of Hispaniola, Martinique and Hudson Bay. Beautiful title cartouche depicting a Native American l...

$5500 / ≈ €5227
Publisher: BONNE, R. / LATTRÉ, J.
Date: Paris, 1788

 

Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio.

This is the second copperplate of Ortelius' map showing the western hemisphere, showing the prominent bulge in the South American coastline. An important map because of i...

$5500 / ≈ €5227
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1579

 

Algemene kaart van Suriname Algemeene kaart van de Colonie of Provintie van Suriname : met de rivieren, districten, ontdekkingen door militaire togten. . .

Uncommon large scale map of of Suriname, indicating the different plantations and their owners. Consists of two glued-together sheets. Completed with funding by the Direc...

$5500 / ≈ €5227
Publisher: DE LETH, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1740

 

Painting of Tupinamba cannibals of Brazil set in a local landscape on wooden panel.

The iconography of this painting is actually directly derived from one of the plates illustrating the third volume of "Grands Voyages" Theodore Bry devoted to B...

$5000 / ≈ €4751
Publisher: Follower of Jan van Kessel
Date: ca. 1750

 

Recueil de divers voyages faits en Afrique et en l'Amerique, qui n'ont point esté encore publiez.

First edition of this collection of significant and interesting voyages, edited by a scholar and book collector who served in the employ of Louis XIV before being appoint...

$5000 / ≈ €4751
Publisher: JUSTEL, H.
Date: Paris, Louis Billaine, 1674

 

New Jersey entworfen von D.F. Sotzmann. Hamburg bey Carl Ernst Bohn 1796 . . . NO.VIII

Extremely rare map of New Hampshire prepared by Daniel Friedrich Sotzmann for Christopher Ebeling's "Erdbeschreibung von Amerika", a project ended after only te...

$5000 / ≈ €4751
Publisher: SOTZMANN, D.F.
Date: Hamburg, Carl Ernst Bohn, 1797

 

Rhode Island entworfen von D.F. Sotzmann. Hamburg bey Carl Ernst Bohn 1798 . . . NO.V

Extremely rare map of Rhode Island prepared by Daniel Friedrich Sotzmann for Christopher Ebeling's "Erdbeschreibung von Amerika", a project ended after only ten...

$5000 / ≈ €4751
Publisher: SOTZMANN, D.F.
Date: Hamburg, Carl Ernst Bohn, 1797

 

Belgii novi, angliae novae, et partis Virginiae . . .

This example is state 3 of the original Janssonius plate, printed after Schenk acquired the plates at public auction in 1694 from the heirs of Jansson van Waesberge. The ...

$5000 / ≈ €4751
Publisher: SCHENK, P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1694

 

Hanc Tabulam continens Laetam Pharnambuci.. . [Brazil].

An extremely rare and decorative map of coast-line of Pernambuco. With one inset: In the upper left corner a map of Brazil, with title in five lines Dutch and five lines ...

$4500 / ≈ €4276
Publisher: PISCATOR,N.J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 

Carte des côtes du Golfe du Mexique compris entre la pointe sud de la presqu'Ile de la Floride et la pointe nord de la presqu'Ile d'Yucatan: Dresée d'après le observations et las plans des espagnols, et publièe par ordre du Minstre de la Marine . . .

Detailed and important early chart of the Gulf Coast and Florida and dated 1800. First French edition of "the first printed [map] to show and name Galveston Bay&quo...

$4500 / ≈ €4276
Publisher: DEPOT GÉNÉRAL DE LA MARINE
Date: Paris, 1800

 

A plan of the City and Environs of Philadelphia. . .

The Lotter edition of Scull & Heap's seminal Philadelphia map, which map was first issued in 1752.Holmes' grid plan for the city is shown, situated between the rivers...

$4500 / ≈ €4276
Publisher: LOTTER, M.A.
Date: Augsburg, 1777

 

Pascaerte vande Caribische Eylanden, vande Barbados tot aende Bocht van Mexico ‘t Amsterdam By Hendrick Doncker. . .

First state. Rare. “This chart appeared in the first edition of Hendrick Doncker’s Zee-Atlas, of which no surviving example is known” -- Burden. This is an example ...

$4500 / ≈ €4276
Publisher: DONCKER, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1659

 

ISLA DE CUBA [with 2 maps] Plano Pintoresco De La Habana con los numeros de las casas B. May y Ca. 1853. (with) Inset map Puerto y Cereanias De La Habana. (with) 14 views of Havana & prominent buildings.

Lithographic town-plan surrounded with views of the city of Havana including the "Fuente De La India En El Paseo De Isabel 2a." and "Vista Gral De La Haban...

$3500 / ≈ €3326
Publisher: MAY, B. Y CA.
Date: Havana, 1853

 

Nova tabula geographica complectens borealiorem..

A finely engraved pair of maps designed to be cut and joined together to provide a continuous coastline of North America from the Carolinas to Newfoundland and along the ...

$3500 / ≈ €3326
Publisher: VISSCHER, N. / SCHENK,P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 

Mapa geogra´fico de la mayor parte de la Ame´rica Meridional que contiene los paises por donde debe trazarse la li´nia divisoria que divida los dominios de Espan~a y Portugal. . .

Rare first edition of the map drawn by Francisco Requena (1743-1824) after his expedition to the Amazon in order to delineate the boundary between the Spanish and Portugu...

$3000 / ≈ €2851
Publisher: REQUENA, F.
Date: Bourquin, F. Philadelphia, ca. 1876

 

Carte d'une Partie des Cotes de la Floride et de la Louisiane, Contenant le Cours du Mississipi...

A well engraved and highly detailed chart of part of the Gulf Coast, dated 1778 that was issued in Neptune americo-septentrionale. The chart covers the area between St. J...

$3000 / ≈ €2851
Publisher: DÉPÔT GÉNÉRAL DE LA MARINE
Date: Paris, 1778-1780

 

America sive India Nova.

This map was created by Michael Mercator, grandson of the great Gerard Mercator. It is the only map attributed to him. The map first appeared in 1595, one year after the ...

$3000 / ≈ €2851
Publisher: MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 

Histoire de la Guerre Civile en Amerique par M. Le Comte de Paris, Ancien Aide de Camp du General Mac Clellan (McClellan). ...

These 30 maps were made by Vorzet to accompany Louis Phillipe d'Orleans' (Comte de Paris) multi volume "Histoire de la Guerre Civile en Amérique". The set incl...

$3000 / ≈ €2851
Publisher: VORZET, Ed. Dumas
Date: Paris. Michel Levy Freres, 1875

 

The Harbour of Casco Bay and Islands Adjacent Bt Capt. Cyprian Southicke.

The earliest printed chart of Casco Bay, an inlet of the Gulf of Maine on the southern coast of Maine, New England. First issued in 1720 by Mount and Page, it remained in...

$3000 / ≈ €2851
Publisher: MOUNT & PAGE / BOULTER GRIERSON
Date: Dublin, 1767

 

Nova Virginiae Tabula.

The map is based on the first state of Smith's map, 1612, and is slightly larger and more expertly engraved. In 1629 the Hondius plate was purchased by Blaeu who deleted ...

$3000 / ≈ €2851
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1640

 

La Florida/ Peruviae Auriferae regionis Typus/ Guastecan.

The Chaves map of Florida is a prime example of an explorer's map since it records the recent discoveries of Cabeza de Vaca, De Soto, and Moscoso. The map revealed little...

$2750 / ≈ €2613
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1592

 

The Traveller's Guide. A Map Of The Roads, Canals And Steam Boat Routes Of The United States ... Designed for the use of Travellers, By H.S. Tanner.

Rare first edition of Tanner's travel map in pocket map form, in it original red leather covers, with the map and no text, as issued. Ristow says the first edition was 18...

$2750 / ≈ €2613
Publisher: TANNER, H.S.
Date: Philadelphia, 1825

 

Pascaerte van Brazil en Nieu Nederlandt van Cuorvo en Flores.

A rare chart of the Atlantic Ocean, from the first edition of Hendrick Doncker's Zee-Atlas, of which no surviving example is known.Although the idea of its unusual covera...

$2750 / ≈ €2613
Publisher: DONCKER, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1658

 

Insulae Americanae in Oceanus Septentrionali cum Terris..

General map of the West Indies extending from Virginia to the mouth of the Orinoco, and destined to be copied in various shapes by many other publishers. Title cartouche ...

$2500 / ≈ €2376
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1647

 

Posesiones de America : Isla de Cuba. [together with] Isla de Cuba. . .

Wall size sea chart and map of land areas showing all of Cuba, part of Florida Keys plus San Adios and Salvador Grande in the Bahamas.Minute topographical, political, and...

$2500 / ≈ €2376
Publisher: MADOZ, P. / COELLO, F.
Date: Madrid, 1853 / 1851

 

L' Amérique divisée en tous ses pays suivant, les nouvelles observations des plus celébres navigateurs. . . 1788

Rare wall map of the Americas and the north-west part of Africa, published by Jean and Louis Joseph Mondhare. Only mentioned by Tooley as a single chart with the one date...

$2500 / ≈ €2376
Publisher: MONDHARE, L,J. / J.
Date: Paris: Mondhare et Jean, 1788

 

Poli Arctici, et circumiacentium terrarum descriptio novissima. . .

A re-issue of the Hondius' plate. A particularly decorative map of the North Pole with Iceland. Several Dutch names in Labrador. The toponymy in Canada reflects the conti...

$2500 / ≈ €2376
Publisher: HONDIUS, H. / DE WIT, F.
Date: Amsterdam, 1660

 

Carte de LA LOUISIANE et des PAYS VOISINS Dédiée a M. Rouillé Dediee a M. Rouille Secretairr 'd Etat ayant le Departement de la Marine... 1750

North America from the eastern seaboard to the Rocky Mountains. Based on Delisle's map of 1718 with additions from notes compiled by the Jesuit priest, explorer and histo...

$2500 / ≈ €2376
Publisher: BELLIN, J.N.
Date: Paris, 1750

 

La parte orientale dell' antico.. messico con la Florida..

A splendid two-sheet map of Mexico, including California, Arizona, New Mexico, part of Texas, Baja California and Mexico (west part) and of the Southeast Part of the US, ...

$2500 / ≈ €2376
Publisher: CASSINI, G.
Date: Rome, 1798