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Biblio is proud to not just sell rare and antique books, but to also sell rare and antique maps and atlases. You can find a diverse selection of rare maps and atlases in the Biblio Rare Book Room, and many of them include astounding illustrations and detailed notes. Be sure to browse the rare maps and atlases section of the Biblio Rare Book Room to find a special book or map that just might add considerable value to your rare and antique book collection.

[World Map, Bible]: A Map of all the Earth and how after the Flood it was divided among the Sons of Noah by Moxon, Joseph

Amsterdam: Visscher, Nicholas (Nicolaus), 1685. Very good, early color (perhaps some recent enhancement), few tiny worm holes, minor restoration at lower right (no image loss) and flattened center fold. Minmial browning margins. The date is approximate. …

From The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books


Atlas-i Cedid (the modern Atlas) with the text, Ucalet ul Cografiya. 2 vols. by Mahmud Raif Pasha

The Text volume printed in 1218 H-1803 AD by Abd ur Rahman el Muderris in Uskudar. 79 ff in hard cover binding with gilt Tughra of the Sultan Abdul Hamid II. and the second volume in full leather binding tooled in gold, contains 24 maps (of 25) lacking th…

From Archive


cihannuma (mirror of the world) complete copy with all of the maps, contemporary hand-colored by KATIB CELEBI (Mustafa ibn Abd Allah, aka Haci Halife, 1609-1657)

with 40 contemporary hand-colored maps complete. corners of the first 4p. repaired with missing of few words from the preface. otherwise, fine copy in modern fine Ottoman style binding lavishly gilt in gold. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION OF THE JIHANNUMA. Plann…

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(Map of Holy Land- Canaan): Canaan by Speed (Speede), John

London: Christopher Browne (at the Globe near the West End of St. Pauls Church), 1695. Good, hand colored outlines, This is the Christopher Browne imprint (see Roderick M. Barron's description in his catalogue 33 as to the recent discovery of this im…

From The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books


Arctic explorations: the second Grinnell expedition in search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54, '55 by KANE, Elisha Kent

1856 1st ed Elisha Kane Arctic Explorations Voyages Franklin Expedition Map 2v The Arctic Exploration, or 'Advance,' led by Elisha Kent Kane, was financed to find Sir John Franklin and his ship which was missing. While Franklin was never found, Kent and …

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books



Uskudar: MuhendisHane-i Berr-i Humatun (The Royal school of military engneering) Atlas. Illus. by YUMNI. Very Good. Hardcover. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 1860's THIRTY NINE HAND COLORED MAPS MOSTLY SIGNED BY (YUMNI). MOST OF THEM ARE DESCRIBED IN THE OT…

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Property Map of Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey, Prepared by Hudson Maxim for the Morris Canal Investigation Commission, November 16, 1912, Compiled from Various Maps and Actual Surveys by P. E. Boomer, C. E. by Maxim, Hudson; & P. E. Boomer

Borough of Hopatcong, New Jersey?, 1912. Near Fine condition. SEE PHOTO. This is a beautiful and very scarce color map of Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey. When unfolded it measures 18" tall by 38" wide. Some folds have been neatly reinforced on t…

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Americae Nova Tabula [Original Antique Engraved Map] by Blaeuw, Guiljelmo [Abraham Blaeu]

Abraham Baeu [Blaeuw], 1634. Original Antique Map . No Binding. Near Fine. 20" x 17. Laid Paper. Image Size: 21.67" X 16.2", 55 Cm X 42.1 Cm. Cartouche With "Americae Nova Tabula. Auct: Guiljelmo Blaeuw. 1634. "Text "Cum P…

From Arroyo Seco Books


Tuhfet ul Kibar fi Esfar il Bihar, complete with the all maps contemporarly hand colored by katib Celebi, Haci Halife

complete fine copy with the 5 maps of which 4 are colored in contemporary hands.In modern fine Ottoman style binding. on The naval expeditions, printed by Ibrahim Muteferrika in 1141 H. (1728-1729).…

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cihannuma or Jihannuma (Mirror of the world) by KATIB CELEBI (Mustafa ibn Abd Allah, aka Haci Halife, 1609-1657)

FIrst page of the preface and last page of the index are facsimiles, else; complete with 39 original maps and shapes, mint condition and wide complete margins. 698pp of Ottoman Turkish text, printed by Ibrahim Muteferrika in 1145 AH. - 1732 AD. In contemp…

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抗美援朝時事學習地圖. [Kang Mei yuan Chao shi shi xue xi di tu]. [Current Affairs Study Map of Resisting US Aggression and Aiding Korea]. by [YA XIN CARTOGRAPHIC STUDY SOCIETY].[亞新地學社]

武昌.[Wuchang].: 亞新地學社.[Ya xin di xue she].. 1st Edition.. August1951.. Large detailed colour Chinese map of Korean War, folded, scale 1:15,000,000, three inset maps on corners, illustrated legend showing agr…

From Asia Bookroom


A System of Geography: or, A New & Accurate Description of the Earth in all its Empires, Kingdoms and States. Illustrated with History and Topography and Maps of every Country. Fairly engraven on copper, according to the latest discoveries and Corrections by Moll, Herman and Rober Falconer

London: For A. and J. Churchil and T. Childe, 1701. First Edition. Folio. From the library of John, Earl of Loudoun (John Campbell, Fourth Earl of Loudoun (5 May 1705 - 27 Apr. 1782) In 1727, Campbell entered the Army. He was commissioned major general i…

From Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB


A Modern, Authentic and Complete System of Universal Geography by Rev. Thomas Bankes

London: C.Cooke, 1793. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 385x235mm. Undated circa 1793. The content based on information received up until 1793. 6+990pp+2 - 88 plates, 22 maps. Whilst the scope purports to be the genuine history and description of the Whole Wor…

From Wadard Books PBFA


History of the Consulate and the Empire of France Under Napoleon by M. Adolphe Thiers

Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Fine. First Edition. Printer: Henry Colburn, London, 1845. Twenty volumes bound in ten. 1845-1862. Translated by D. Forbes Campbell. The only Authorized Edition. Finely bound in 1/2 red calf, elaborately gilt decorated spi…

From River House Books


Mappe-Monde Geo-Hydrographique, ou Description Generale du Globe Terrestre et Aquatique en Deux Plans-Hemispheres; ou Sont Exactement Remarquees en General Toutes Les Parties De La Terre et de L'Eau, Suivant les Relations Les Plus Nouvelles. Par le S. Sanson, Geographe Ordinaire du Roy. 1684. by Jaillot (Alexis-Hubert)

Paris, 1684. . Large double-hemisphere map, 36 x 25 inches (framed: 38 x 26.5 inches). Attractively coloured, decorative cartouche and embellishments. Modest wear at fold, some light marginal stains, an attractive copy. This map has been mounted on cardb…

From William Matthews, Bookseller / The Haunted Bookshop


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