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  • Antique Maps Of Virginia and the Chesapeake Bay
    and Elegant General Atlas of 1816 In the second decade of the nineteenth century through his Philadelphia contacts Lucas was one of the major contributors to Carey Lea s atlas of 1823 Concurrently with this involvement Lucas brought out his own General Atlas containing 104 maps of all parts of the world engraved by B T Welch Co of Baltimore and Young Delleker of Philadelphia Lucas during his 50 years of residence in Baltimore established himself as a prominent citizen of that city serving as President of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad President of the Board of School Commissioners and as President of the Second Branch of the City Council But it is for his important role in early American cartography that Lucas is best remembered These maps are amongst his finest works and they well demonstrate the quality that Lucas brought to this nascent industry 650 Samuel Lewis Virginia Philadelphia H C Carey I Lea 1822 27 From A Complete Historical Chronological and Geographical American Atlas 12 1 4 x 18 1 4 map 16 1 2 x 20 1 2 full sheet Engraving by Young Delleker Full original hand coloring Very good condition In 1822 Henry Charles Carey and Isaac Lea published their American Atlas This volume was based on Emmanuel Las Cases Atlas Historique of 1803 with updated maps and text modified by Carey a political economist He considered himself an American foil to John Stuart Mill and the London economists who were proclaimers of the gloomy science influenced by Ricardo and Malthus Instead of preaching overpopulation and degeneration of the human species Carey illustrated the nations of the western hemisphere through maps that showed an expanding region with ample promise of developing into lands of great new opportunity and growth The sheets from this atlas which cover North America Central America South America and the West Indies are comprised of an engraved map surrounded by text documenting the history climate population and so forth of the area depicted The atlas is particularly known for its excellent early maps of the states and territories of the United States Many of these maps were drawn by Fielding Lucas Jr an important Baltimore cartographer All of the maps show excellent and very up to date detail providing fine verbal and graphic pictures of states and territories in the early 19th century 650 Thomas G Bradford Virginia Maryland and Delaware From A Comprehensive Atlas Geographical Historical Commercial Boston Wm B Ticknor 1835 7 5 8 x 10 Engraving Original outline color Some spotting in margins Otherwise very good condition A nice map from Boston publisher and cartographer Thomas G Bradford 1802 1887 Issued in 1835 Bradfordâ s Atlas contained maps of the different United States and other parts of the world based on the most up to date information available at the time Towns rivers lakes and some orography are depicted Counties are named and indicated with original outline color Because Bradford continued to update his maps as he issued

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  • Antique Maps Of Washington
    in Montana to push the state line westward from the Rocky Mountains to the ridgeline formed by the Coeur d Alene and Bitterroot Mountains 225 Frank A Gray Map of Oregon Washington and British Columbia From Gray s Atlas 1873 14 5 8 x 12 Original hand color Small stain in lower Oregon Otherwise very good A nicely detailed and very early map of the northwestern part of the United States by the Philadelphia firm of O W Gray The firm began its publishing around mid century and published regional and U S atlases up to the 1880s first as O W Gray and then O W Gray Son This map is typical of their work presenting the latest information available with clear and precise detail Detail includes topography rivers settlements Indian tribes and even early railroads and the shipping route to the mouth of the Columbia River For its attractive presentation and interesting detail make it a nice example of late nineteenth century American cartography 125 S Augustus Mitchell County and Township Map of Oregon and Washington Philadelphia S A Mitchell 1880 20 x 14 1 2 Lithograph Original hand color Full margins Very good condition For most of the middle part of the nineteenth century S Augustus Mitchell dominated American cartography This fine map is from his atlas issued in 1880 and it depicts as current geographical information as was available at the time Major topographical features are indicated as are the routes of the principal land explorations and railroads of the nineteenth century Also shown are major political divisions highlighted with contrasting colors giving us an interesting picture of the area in 1880 75 W M Bradley County and Township Map of Oregon and Washington W M Bradley Bros 1886 19 3 4 x 14 1 2 Original hand outline color Very good condition An updated version of Mitchell s County and Township Map of Oregon and Washington published six years later and showing the expanded development of the platting system of surveying across the west Informationally little else has been added to this edition 75 Washington and Oregon New York Hunt Eaton 1890 11 1 4 x 9 1 4 Engraving by L B Folger Very good condition An attractive atlas map published one year after Washington was admitted to the Union of States 45 Map of Western Washington Showing Density of Merchantable Timber From U S Geographical Survey s Nineteenth Annual Report Part V PL V New York Julius Bien Co 1898 17 3 4 x 14 3 4 Lithograph Very good condition 45 Map of Washington Forest Reserve Showing Distribution of Timber Species From U S Geographical Survey s Nineteenth Annual Report Part V PL LXXV New York Julius Bien Co 1898 18 x 16 1 2 Lithograph Very good condition 45 H B Ayers W G Steele and M W Gorman Map of Washington Forest Reserve Showing Wooded Burned and Restocked Areas and the Density of Merchantable Timber in Feet B M From

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  • Antique Maps Of West Virginia
    100 Map of Pleasants Co W Va and Wood Co W Va Chicago Toledo H H Hardesty Co 1882 13 1 8 x 9 1 4 Original hand color Excellent condition One page from an atlas of counties in West Virginia one side shows Wood County the other Pleasants County An unusual series of maps issued in Chicago and Toledo towards the end of the nineteenth century During this period there was a growing interest in travel and business throughout North America and publishers saw this as an opportunity for issued detailed and accurate maps of the states and provinces The maps from this series issued by Hiram H Hardesty Co are typical of period with detail including roads and railroads small towns and large cities rivers and lakes and much other topographical information 30 Virginia and West Virginia Ca 1890s 13 3 8 x 20 5 8 Very good condition 40 West Virginia New York Arbuckle Bros Coffee Company 1889 3 x 5 Chromolithograph by Donaldson Brothers Overall good condition A delightful map of West Virginia issued in 1889 by the Arbuckle Bros Coffee Company This firm was founded by John and Charles Arbuckle of Pittsburgh PA They developed a machine to weigh fill seal and label coffee in paper packages which allowed them to become the largest importer and seller of coffee in the world Their most famous promotional program involved the issuing of several series of small colorful trading cards one of which was included in every package of Arbuckle s Coffee These series included cards with sports food historic scenes and one of the most popular maps The latter cards included not only a map but also small illustrations which portrays the peculiarities of the industry scenery etc of the region depicted This card of West

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  • Antique Maps Of Wisconsin
    pastel shades and includes depictions of towns roads railroads rivers and some topography Each feature is labeled neatly and the information given extends to beyond the borders of the state 225 County Map of Michigan and Wisconsin Philadelphia S Augustus Mitchell Jr 1860 10 3 4 x 13 3 8 Lithograph Bright original hand color Very good condition The first of a series of attractive maps of the two parallel states by Philadelphia publisher S Augustus Mitchell Jr Typical of his maps the detail is clearly presented with special attention paid to the roads and railroads in these important mid west states Surrounded by a decorative border and with bright original color 150 Johnson s Michigan and Wisconsin New York Johnson Ward ca 1865 17 3 8 x 24 Lithograph Original hand color Faint waterstain in bottom margin Otherwise very good condition A detailed early map of Wisconsin and Michigan by A J Johnson Johnson who published out of New York City was one of the leading cartographic publishers in the latter half of the century producing popular atlases geographies and so on This finely detailed map is an good example of Johnson s and thus early American cartography Towns roads and other signs of progressing settlement are indicated The clear presentation of cartographic information and the warm hand coloring make this an attractive as well as interesting historical document 175 W H Gamble County Map of Michigan and Wisconsin Philadelphia S Augustus Mitchell Jr 1867 11 1 2 x 13 1 2 Lithograph Original hand color Very good condition A third version of Mitchell s map of Michigan and Wisconsin cf above This is an updated version of the W H Gamble rendering of 1863 Besides a change in the border style the main change is that there is considerably more railroads shown in southern Michigan showing the development of that state 125 Plan of Milwaukee From Mitchell s New General Atlas Philadelphia S Augustus Mitchell Jr 1875 13 3 4 x 10 1 8 Lithograph Original hand color Light waterstain in bottom margin Very good condition S Augustus Mitchell Jr of Philadelphia was one of the largest map publishers of the middle of the nineteenth century The firm was founded by his father who from around the middle of the nineteenth century issued atlases and maps of all parts of the world in all formats The Mitchell atlases contained up to date maps which were as attractive as they were accurate In this map Milwaukee is detailed with its streets named wards indicated in contrasting colors and major buildings identified With its bold hand color decorative borders and interesting information this is a fine example of the Mitchell firm s output 175 Wisconsin New York Arbuckle Bros Coffee Company 1889 Ca 3 x 5 Chromolithograph by Donaldson Brothers Very good condition From a delightful series of maps issued by the Arbuckle Bros Coffee Company This firm was founded by John and Charles Arbuckle of Pittsburgh PA They developed

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  • Antique Maps Of Wyoming
    interesting thing is the mistaken depiction of two lakes Jackson s Lake and Lake Riddle which were actually the same lake Explorers came upon Lake Riddle which had already been named and thought it was an undiscovered lake They renamed it Jackson s Lake Cartographers had to assume that there were two lakes and thus the error on Johnson s map Very early image of this area with Dakota undivided into counties and Montana having only two counties Mining sites are shown in both Idaho and Montana 250 County Map of Dakota Wyoming Kansas Nebraska and Colorado Philadelphia S Augustus Mitchell Jr 1870 20 x 14 3 4 Lithograph Original hand color Very good condition This map shows the northern plains at a time when the railroads were opening up the region to new settlement Completed in 1869 the transcontinental railroad ran across the center of the area shown here from Omaha to the South Pass in western Wyoming The railroads facilitated the movement of emigrants through and into this area already begun by the emigration to Oregon the California Gold Rush and Pike s Peak Gold Rush noted on this map as Gold Region This led to the creation of new states such as Kansas 1861 Nebraska 1867 as well as territories such as Colorado Dakota Montana and the just created Wyoming 1869 This detailed map provides a good topographical picture of the region with the rivers and mountains depicted as are the locations of the plains Indian tribes which played such an important and tragic role in the opening of the west The maps also well represents the development of this region picturing towns forts roads and trails Of particular interest is the depiction of the railroads which are indicated sometimes following the early routes of explorers also shown on the map The Union Pacific Railroad completed just the year before this map was published is shown running through Nebraska to Cheyenne and then west while the two railroads into Denver one to Cheyenne to meet the Union Pacific and one directly east to Kansas City both completed just the year this map was issued are both shown This is a fine map of the classic Wild West of popular lore 250 Frank A Gray Gray s Idaho Montana and Wyoming Philadelphia O W Gray Son 1879 12 x 14 3 4 Lithograph Original color Very good condition A nicely detailed and early map of the northwestern part of the United States by the Philadelphia firm of O W Gray The firm began its publishing around mid century and published regional and U S atlases up to the 1880s first as O W Gray and then O W Gray Son This map is typical of their work presenting the latest information available with clear and precise detail The three territories are shown as they were originally set up in 1868 they would not be admitted as states for another decade Detail includes topography rivers settlements Indian tribes and

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  • Antique Maps of Canada
    just the month before this map was issued Once Quebec was taken the obvious next step was to capture Montreal so a map of this city would have had great interest to the readers of the Universal Magazine The detail in this map is most impressive likely based on French sources The layout of the city itself and the lands surrounding is clearly presented with a few major features explained with a lettered key in the upper left corner 350 A Particular Map to Illustrate Gen Amherst s Expedition to Montreal with a Plan of the Town Draught of ye Island From Gentleman s Magazine London October 1760 7 x 9 Engraving by J Gibson Very good condition This map illustrates the expedition led by General Lord Jeffrey Amherst against the French at Montreal in 1760 which led to the surrender of the city in September of that year It shows the region along and south of the St Lawrence River extending from Quebec to the Thousand Islands and then around Lake Ontario and to the Niagara River Forts Indian tribes rivers portages and other such information is clearly presented Also included are insets of Montreal Island and of the city itself indicating its major streets buildings and the surrounding fortifications 275 Antonio Zatta La Baja D Hudson Terra di Labrador e Groenlandia con Le Isole Adiacenti di nuova Projezione Venice A Zatta 1778 12 x 16 Copper engraving by G Giuliani Outline hand coloring Very good condition An attractive and finely engraved map of Hudson Bay and eastern Canada This map was produced in 1778 by Antonio Zatta a Venetian cartographer and publisher Towns rivers lakes and political boundaries are indicated and named A very decorative eighteenth century map 175 J Stockdale A Plan of the City of Quebec From I Weld Jr s Travels through the States of North America during 1795 1796 and 1797 London J Stockdale 1798 6 1 2 x 9 1 4 neatlines Engraving Slight transferring Folds as issued Good condition A clear and interesting map of Quebec issued near the end of the eighteenth century The map was published in Isaac Weld s work describing his travels through North America between 1795 and 1797 This map focuses on the scene of General Wolfe s great victory at the end of the French and Indian War Quebec has always been scenic and those with interests in the region had every reason to believe that it would be of central interest in any forthcoming clash between Great Britain and the United States An early English map focusing just on Quebec and with a lovely engraved title cartouche 175 Maps by John Melish From A Military and Topographical Atlas of the United States Philadelphia J Melish 1813 1815 Engravings by Henry S Tanner Original outline hand color With folds as issued Very good condition except as noted The success of his Travels prompted Melish to issue in 1813 a general map on the Seat of the

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  • Maps of South America
    be located on this equally non existent lake 250 Aaron Arrowsmith Government of Caracas with Guiana From A New and Elegant General Atlas By Aaron Arrowsmith and Samuel Lewis Boston Thomas Andrews 1812 8 x 9 7 8 Copper engraving Full margins Very good condition An excellent map of northeastern South America from the American edition of an early Anglo American atlas The maps from this atlas are the work of Aaron Arrowsmith 1750 1833 an Englishman who was the foremost cartographer of his period and Samuel Lewis one of the leaders in the nascent American cartographic field This map is based upon Arrowsmith s work and as such reflects the best cartography of the period A nice example of Anglo American cooperation on the eve of the War of 1812 45 Maps of regions of South America by Mathew Carey From General Atlas Philadelphia M Carey 1814 Engravings Original outline color A nice series of American made maps of South America by Mathew Carey They were published in 1814 during the War of 1812 in Carey s General Atlas which represented the best American cartographic work of the period Carey an Irish immigrant established the first American specialized cartographic publishing firm He set up an elaborate cottage system of craftsmen for engraving printing and coloring his maps utilizing the best independent artists directed to a common end Carey is important then not only for the excellent maps he produced but for his setting the pattern for American map publishing to be followed by the likes of John Melish and Henry S Tanner A New Map of South America From the Latest Authorities 20 1 2 x 15 7 8 Trimmed on right side to inside edge of border Light water stains on left margin Otherwise very good condition 225 Peru 15 1 4 x 10 1 4 1818 Engraving Light stain from binding hinge along center fold Else very good condition 140 Chili and Part of the Viceroyalty of La Plata 15 1 2 x 9 1 4 1818 Engraving by W Robinson Some slight staining Overall very good condition 185 A Map of Brazil now called New Portugal 17 1 2 x 13 3 4 1818 Very light stain old repair to center crease Overall very good condition 185 Maps of regions of South America by John Cary From Cary s New Universal Atlas London J Cary 1816 Ca 11 1 4 x 9 Engravings Original hand color Very good condition A series of detailed maps of regions of South America by John Cary ca 1754 1835 the founder of the famous English cartographic firm From about mid way through the eighteenth century British cartographers were the best in the world and the maps produced by Cary are good examples of the quality they achieved Cary was very concerned with the changing political situation in the world so these maps shows this in South America to that date Rivers towns political divisions and topography are presented with crisp engravings the hachuring giving the maps a three dimensional appearance The subtle hand coloring adds a decorative touch to these fine early nineteenth century historic documents Peru 250 Brazil 250 Go to page with other Cary maps E Paguenaud Map of South America From C V Lavoisne s A Complete Genealogical Historical Chronological Atlas Philadelphia M Carey Son 1821 16 1 2 x 20 3 8 Engraving by Young Delleker Full original hand coloring Good condition A excellent snap shot of South America near the end of the period of the Wars of Independence This map which is surrounded by text on the sides was issued in an historic atlas issued by one of the great American cartographic publishers The map itself is accurate with each country bolding indicated with a contrasting pastel shade The text concerns the history of each nation and it mentions the wars recently fought For instance After remaining under the dominion of the Royalists for three years New Granada was again emancipated by the army of Bolivar who entered Santa Fé in August 1819 and there appears considerable reason to believe that the independence of this country is now finally established Though in somewhat less than excellent shape this is a very good map of an important period in South American history 175 Henry S Tanner South America with Improvements to 1823 From The American Atlas Philadelphia H S Tanner 1818 1823 36 x 21 1 8 Engraving Full original hand color Three horizontal folds as issued one 3 repaired tear in lower left not affecting image light staining in margins Overall good condition An excellent American map by Henry Schenck Tanner Tanner a Philadelphia engraver and map publisher was one of the leading figures in American cartography during the second decade of the nineteenth century Tanner s work was the best in North America at the time and was of comparable quality to mapmaking anywhere in the world This map shows the continent of South America as well as a portion of the islands of the Caribbean to the North Each country is colored in a contrasting pastel shade and this highlights the complex and confusing political situation of the time Excellent precise detail is given of rivers towns lakes swamps and mountains This is a fascinating and attractive picture of the continent by one of the great American cartographers of the period 550 Maps from A Complete Historical Chronological and Geographical American Atlas Philadelphia H C Carey I Lea 1827 Engravings Full original hand coloring Very good condition In 1822 Henry Charles Carey and Isaac Lea published their American Atlas This volume was based on Emmanuel Las Cases Atlas Historique of 1803 with updated maps and text modified by Carey a political economist He considered himself an American foil to John Stuart Mill and the London economists who were proclaimers of the gloomy science influenced by Ricardo and Malthus Instead of preaching overpopulation and degeneration of the human species Carey illustrated the nations

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  • Antique Maps Of Mexico
    Mexico by a French naval officer Pierre Marie François de Pagès Born of noble family Pagès made a five year voyage around the world which he recounted in his publication of 1782 Perhaps of the most interesting part of his trip was his horseback traverse of Texas in 1767 As shown by a line marked on this map Pagès landed in New Orleans traveled up the Mississippi and Red Rivers to Nachitoches and then set off on horseback across the Province de los Texas and then south through Mexico to Acapulco Pagès account and this map provided the best first hand information on this region in the late eighteenth century The map shows many town forts rivers and notes on Indian tribes Pagès returned to France via the Pacific wrote his account and later engaged in further expeditions to the North and South Poles and even was involved with the French navy in the American Revolution 1 400 Mathew Carey Mexico or New Spain Philadelphia M Carey 1814 17 5 8 x 15 5 8 Engraving Original outline color Very good condition An intriguing American map of Mexico Published by Mathew Carey in 1814 during the War of 1812 this map is from Carey s Atlas which represented the best American cartographic work of the period Mexico or New Spain as such included not only present day Mexico but El Salvador Guatemala Honduras Nicaragua and Costa Rica all subject to the Spanish Crown The northern boundary as shown here extended well north of Santa Fe while the eastern border is located at the Sabine River a boundary which was to moved west by the treaty accords following the 1819 War between Spain and the United States By 1820 the provincial government under Augustin de Iturbide had revolted against the new liberal monarchy for fear of modernization This was the beginning of a 60 year period defined by one internal rival struggling against the other that would end only with the second election of Porfirio Diaz in 1884 The southern end of the nation similarly reacted in their own local interests forming the Central American nations of modern times 850 John Cary Mexico From Cary s New Universal Atlas London J Cary 1816 11 3 8 x 9 1 8 Engraving Original hand color Very good condition The map was produced by John Cary ca 1754 1835 the founder of the famous English cartographic firm From about mid way through the eighteenth century British cartographers were the best in the world and the maps produced by Cary are good examples of the quality they achieved It shows Mexico just after the Hidalgo Morelos revolt against Spanish rule the precursor to Mexican independence in 1821 The detail includes rivers mountains and the political divisions of Mexico At that time Mexico included Texas part of Potosi and New Mexico running up the valley of the Rio Grande to beyond Santa Fe 325 Daniel Lizars Mexico Guatimala Edinburgh D Lizars ca 1826 15 7

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