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Philadelphia: T.K. and P.G. Collins, Printers, 1855. Map with folds as issued, original hand coloring, with a couple of chips at edges but overall in very good condition and image clear. The long, folding image measures roughly 20 x 178 cm. (8 x 70 inches). This is in the original stiff paper covers (9 x 6 inches), titled "Guide for… Read more
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Washington (DC): U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1976. L'Enfant's original landmark plan of August 1791 was copied and reproduced in 1887 by the U.S. Coast & Geodetic Survey. According to F.M. Thorn's (Superintendent) note on the map, this reproduction "...is as nearly complete and exact as trained skill, care, and the use of the best appliances can make it; that… Read more
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image of (Map of colonial northeastern Canada): Partie Orientale de la Nouvelle France ou du Canada...Terre-Neuve...Nouvelle Ecosse Acadie...T. Conrad Lotter Graveur et Geogr

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Augusburg: Tobias Conrad Lotter and Albrecht Karl Seutter, 1756. Very good copperplate engraving with a right marginal tear not affecting image, repaired verso with archival tape. Some restoration to left margin (not affecting main image), and entire map backed with archival paper. Strong image. Small embossed stamp left lower margin (faint), with attribution to Seutter in left lower margin just… Read more
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(Map of Aspen District, Colorado- 2 Map Geological Set): Aspen Mountain (Sheets XXV & XXVI)

by Spurr, Josiah Edward (lithography by Julius Bien & Co

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Published
1898
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Washington DC: Dept. of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, 1898. Near fine pair of geology sheets with original printed color (quite decorative), from an 1891 survey. Very detailed, with a small view of Aspen mountain central to map. Major mining shafts shown, with major fault lines and color coding of applicable mineral resources. Small expanse of Colorado Midland… Read more
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Paris, 1785. Very good condition, early outline hand color, nice margins, published when Delamarche was at "Rue du Foin St. Jacques au College de Mtre. Gervais." Minimal foxing and marginal browning. The main focus of the map is east of the Mississippi River, and includes southeastern Canada. There is a table of the post-revolutionary war states and respective capitols in… Read more
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London: Printed by George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswode, Printers to the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, for Her Majesty's Stationery Office., 1865. This is just the index with the five folding maps, all in very good or better condition. The bluish-green paper covers are nearly separated at the spine, but generally clean and legible. There is a handwritten signature of… Read more
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Augsbourg: Lotter, 1775. Very good, early hand color with modern enhancement. Strong image. Expertly remargined on left (had been trimmed into the printed border). This is just before the outbreak of hostilities. The thirteen colonies are highlighted in this rather decorative map. The image measures 61 x 50 cm (24 x 19.5 inches). References: McCorkle entry 776.19; Sellers & Van… Read more
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(Map, Revolutionary War Era, Colonial America): Theatre de la Guerre en Amerique

by Le Rouge, George Louis

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Published
1777
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Very Good
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Paris: le Rouge, 1777. Very good/excellent, hand colored outlines, trimmed a bit close at margin (due to binding in prior Le Rouge atlas, "Atlas Ameriquain Septentrional..."). Image measuring 62 x 50 cm (24 x 20 inches). This is a clean impression on heavy paper. Three insets: Louisiane, southeast coastal region (Floride), Sault du Niagra. "Par le Sr. le Rouge, ingenieur… Read more
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image of (Revolutionary War Era): A map of the inhabited part of Canada from the French surveys; wiith the frontiers of New York and New England from the large surveys

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London: Wm. Faden, 1777. Very good, minimal wash color as issued, with remarks indicating the survey order of Genr. Pownall. This uncommon map relates to the invasion of Canada. A few small archival taped repairs in margin verso. Heavy paper, very ittle browning This is the later state (2nd), with the dedication to Major General John Burgoyne, and the table… Read more
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London: Henry Stevens, Son and Stiles, 39 Great Russell Street Over Against the South-West Corner of the British Museum, 1905. Overall very good copy in original stiff paper boards, with Chiswick Press colophon towards rear of book. 41 pp., 8.75 inch octavo, with some chipping to edge of upper spine. Covers minimally soiled. This small reference monograph is increasingly difficult… Read more
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Paris: Dépôt des cartes et plans de la Marine, 1780. Near fine, large, striking chart of New England area, from the French Hydrographic Office of the time. Early hand color, No. 163 on upper right corner, "Petit Sculp." lower left, "Prix Trois Francs" lower right. The paper is heavy and clean, with nice margins, and the impression is very clear.… Read more
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(Large Linen-Backed Map): "Johnson's" Street Index Map of Boston, Including Cambridge and Somerville. 1883

by Johnson, Thomas R. (Engraved & Printed By Geo. H. Walker & Co.)

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Published
1883
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Boston: Thomas R. Johnson with W.W. Kellet & Co. (179 Summer St.), 1883. This is a large (49 x 41 inch), uncommon, folding, linen-backed plan of Boston and environs (incl. Cambridge and Somerville), with all street names, major landmarks, in original color folding into the original 10 x 8 inch boards (scuffed, sunned, spine chipped, text loose). The text is… Read more
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(History, Cartography, Canada): Plans of the First Frech Settlements on the Saint Lawrence 1635-1642

by Bourdon, Jehan

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Published
1958
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Very Good
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Facsimile, Limited
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Montreal: McGill University Library , 1958. This facsimile production was limited to 250 copies, and the 9 folding sheets with 10 plans are in their original 17-inch folio paper wrap. Bourdon wore many hats during his life, and these plans were drawn while he was Surveyor-General of Quebec. These plans are "without a doubt the earliest Canadian maps to survive..".… Read more
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New York: Sherman & Smith , 1849. Green cloth, decorative gilt embossed cloth boards rubbed and scuffed with some staining and sunning, but binding is sound. All 80 pp. text is present (with elaborate place-names and distance tables), in very good condition with minimal browning. The copyright date is 1846. Original endpapers present and browned (more than text). The large… Read more
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Geneva, 1780. VG, b&w as issued. There are one or two minor stains, not causing any serious visual distractions. Majorca (with Balearic Islands) is shown. There are 4 scales. This is from "Atlas de Toutes Les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre...". The image mea sures 21x32cm (8.25x12.5 inches). The date is approximate..
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Paris: Hotel De Thou, Rue Des Poitevins, 1788. VG+, b&w as issued, copperplate on heavy paper. A very nice pair of images from "Atlas Encyclopedique...", done by Bonne and Desmarest and published in two volumes in 1787-88. A somewhat unusual set of views (eastern and western plates) of the environs of the Gulf of Mexico, with detail of Central America… Read more
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(Map of Future USA, Canada): Canada IIe

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Published
1750
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Amsterdam: La Feuille (?), 1750. VG+ w/hand colored outlines. 5 separate scales (Echelle). This French map gives native american tribal locations in some detail, which was a frequent occurence in maps of this type and time. Most of main image is labelled as Canada, with a nice view of the Great Lakes. The Colonies are labelled, with no state borders… 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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(manuscript map- North America): Untitled

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Published
1895
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Unknown: Unknown, 1895. Late 19th century manuscript map (date approximate), with some handwritten reference to George Philip (sic) & Son on verso. Orginal hand coloring with some general browning. The is a tablular index, numerically coded for the USA. Some of the larger states (for example Texas, Arizona, New Mexico, Arizona- more names of western states directly on the image)… 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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