A. Maps--Southeast US from The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books

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Rome: Cassini, 1798. VG+ w/early hand color. This map is part of a 6-sheet wall map from a major Italian atlas, the 4 volume "Nuovo atlante geographico."The maps were known for attractive cartouches, and this is no exception, with a bearded male lounging by a body of water. The Mississippi River dominate s the central portion of the map. "Luigiana"… Read more
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(History, Cartography, Facsimile): The John Henry County Map of Virginia 1770

by Wright, Louis B. (introduction by)

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Published
1977
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Limited
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Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press , 1977. Fourteen inch folio in orginal brown, gilt-lettered slipcase, produced as a limited (unnumbered) edition of 500. Wright's introduction is nicely referenced, and the four loose maps sheets are all present. In spite of numerous criticisms (including those of Thomas Pownall), this is a major piece of Virginia cartographic history, as it was the… Read more
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(Folding Pocket Map - Railways): Official Map of Missouri 1910 Issued for the State Railroad and Warehouse Commission

by State Railroad and Warehouse Commission (Frank A. Wightman, Chairman)

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Published
1910
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St. Louis: Woodward &Tiernan Printing Co., 1910. Uncommon folding, pocket, railroad map on heavy paper, near fine condition, with image measuring 25x28 inches. There is an inset of "Map Showing St. Louis and Vicinity" in the upper right corner. Original printed color, all counties listed, with over 50 regional railway lines color-coded on the map. The cloth boards bear… Read more
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Washington (DC): Cornellius Wendell (Printers), 1856. B&W, VG w/minimal fold browning. Includes description of sandbars in Appomattox River. From the "Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, Showing the Progress of the Survey During the Year 1855." 66x75cm..
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(Map of Mississippi-- 2 separate maps): 1. Environs of Vicksburg (Mississippi) 2. Vicksburg (SOLD AS SET)

by Vorzet (from the Comte de Paris' "History of the Civil War in America")

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Jos. H. Coates & Co., Philadelphia, 1888. VG (slight browning) chromolithographs of this area of Pennsylvania. The larger map of the Vicksburg environs shows detailed roads, waterways, and railroads. Some individual landholders are shown. The 2nd map, that of Vicksburg, is smaller and less detailed, but still shows railroads, a small city plan and moderate topography. These maps are… Read more
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Robinson Pratt & Co., NY, c. 1837. VG w/ full hand-coloring. Copperplate. Shows New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, most of Virginia and part of North carolina. Detailed. From "New and Improved Schooll Atlas, to accompany the Practical System of Modern Geography." Area from L ake Ontario to Pamlico Sound. Population demographics, topography, waterways. 42x25cm..
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Schoolcraft, Philadelphia, 1853. G+ due to some general browning. This fairly simple b&w background map shows De Soto's historic exploratory route traced in red. 21x25cm..
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(Map of Virginia): Fredericksburg

by Vorzet (from the Comte de Paris' "History of the Civil War in America")

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Jos. H. Coates & Co., Philadelphia, 1876. Near fine, detailed chromolithograph of area of this area of northern Virginia. Railroad lines are shown, as is a small city plan of Fredericksburg. Numerous individual landowners are shown, along with moderate topographic detail (Rappahannock River ). This map is from Volume II of the Comte de Paris' multivolume work. Vorzet's original maps… Read more
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(Map of Virginia-- Civil War, Second Manassas): Map of Route and Positions of First Corp, Army of Va., Maj. Gen. Sigel, Comg., From July 7th to Septr. 10th 1862

by Pope, Major General John (Major Franz Kappner, Chief of Engineers)

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Published
1863
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First Edition
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Washington (DC): House of Representatives, 1863. VG with minor fold browning and 1 or 2 small crease tears at fold junctions. A large map showing the First Corps' route from Middletown, Va. to the defenses of Washington, DC. Names of individual residents are listed along the march line. Much more detail than might be apparent from initial visual inspection of… Read more
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Chicago: Geo. Cram, 1887. VG+ w/original colored outlines, not the usual Cram map, rather the larger item specifically produced on better paper for the railroad atlases. This exceptionally detailed map includes 3 pages of original text, with all 20 (finished and unfinished) railroads (w/old and new names) and their routes, telegraph stations, Money Order Post Offices detailed. The ca rtouche… Read more
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Amsterdam: Meyer, 1845. Near fine with original handcolored outlines and some divisional color. This is one of a series of maps from Meyer's HANDATLAS that was predicated on Tanner's earlier maps, with stage and steamship routes, and railroad details. Although some of the text is German, many of the place-names remain in English. There are 2 b&w insets: area of… Read more
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Philadelphia (Chestnut Street): HC Carey and I Lea, 1822. VG with some browning affecting map image (clear with bright original hand coloring). A lower centerfold separation (common with these maps) has been repaired with archival tape. Letterpress details include populations in all existing "civil divisions", government, rivers, reli gion, and a detailed historical sketch. From the first edition of… Read more
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(Map of Parts of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia): General Topographical Map, Sheet VIII (Plate CXLIII)

by (Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1861-1865)

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Julius Bien & Co. Lith., NY, 1894. VG+, extensively detailed, chromolithographic topographical map of this region. This is one of a number of general topographical maps of the theatre of war from this important and impressive atlas. 42x70cm..
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Philadelphia: SA Mitchell Jr., 1863. Good, fully hand-colored w/decorative borders (as usual). Some browning and marginal staining (esp right), with a few spots on image. Image generally clear. Some foxing. Elaborate county detail, with railroad lines shown. 28.5x37cm. The date is approximate, but this is close on the heels of West Virgina's statehood..
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(Map of Maryland): Maryland

by Finley, A. (Young & Delleker, Sc.)

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Published
1829
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Philadelphia: A. Finley, 1829. Fine w/minimal browning, fully hand-colored. More detailed than similar version a few years earlier. From "A new General Atlas..of the Globe". Roads, towns, counties, topography. 22x28.5cm..
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S. Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia, 1874. Fully hand colored lithograph w/decorative borders. Extremely detailed in labeling townships, counties. 29x37cm..
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Beverley Tucker Public Printer, Washington (DC), 1855. B&W, VG w/minimal browning. Elaborate depth soundings and area of "Main Ship Channel" are indicated. Also extends out to Snake and Sea Horse Keys. From the "Report of the Superintendent of the Coast Survey, Showing the Progress of the Survey During the Year 1854." 59x46cm..
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Continental Publishing Company, Chicago, 1887. VG w/minor marginal defects, slight browning. Printed color. Inset w/portions of Pennsylvania, West Virginia. Also parts of Virginia on main map; most of Delaware. Verso w/ Maine map. From the "General Atlas of the World...". 19x26cm..
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(Map of Parts of Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia): General Topographical Map, Sheet XIII (Plate CXLVIII)

by (Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1861-1865)

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Julius Bien & Co. Lith., NY, 1894. VG, extensively detailed, chromolithographic topographical map of this region. This is one of a number of general topographical maps of the theatre of war from this important and impressive atlas. Railroad and waterway detail. 42x70cm..
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Baldwin & Cradock, London, 1833. VG+ w/slight marginal stains. Late outline hand color. For SDUK. Many details incl. railroads, roads, canals, "Hell Hole Swamp" (north of Carleston), "University Chapel Hill", coastal details. Bright image. 38x33cm..
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