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  • Antique Maps of Germany
    Homann s output two elaborately engraved uncolored cartouches add great verve to the map The dedication cartouche is supported by four putti and the title cartouche is teeming with mythical figures with watery connections A delightful map 375 J B Homann Circulus Saxoniæ Inferioris Nuremberg Homann Heirs ca 1740 18 1 2 x 21 3 4 Line engraving Full original hand color Full margins Very good condition A German map of Lower Saxony Like other German maps of the period this map is particularly noteworthy for its elaborately executed title cartouche in the lower right A group of mythical figures and natives adorn the title cartouche A strong and lovely map of one of the German province 185 Maps from Gentleman s Magazine London 1759 Engravings Very good condition Beginning in 1731 monthly news magazines made their appearance in Britain These magazines with such names as Gentleman s Magazine and London Magazine contained poetry prose and articles on events fashions personalities and other items of the day that might be of interest to the English gentleman One of their most popular and historically important features was the inclusion of prints and maps to accompany their articles From 1754 to 1763 all the major European powers were involved in the Seven Years War much of which was fought in and around what is today Germany The readers of the Gentleman s Magazine would of course have wanted news of the events of the war and so would have been interested in maps related to it The following maps concern events of the war in in 1759 A Compleat Map of Germany comprehending in one View the different Seats of the Present War 1759 10 3 4 x 12 7 8 135 A Map of the Seat of War on the Rhine and part s adjacent in Germany 1759 7 1 4 x 10 65 A Map of Pomerania and Brandenburg with the Frontiers of Poland 7 1 2 x 10 1 8 75 Plan of the Battle of Thornhausen 4 1 2 x 7 3 8 Light transfer of text 45 A Map of that Part of Westphalia in which the French Army where sic Defeated Aug 1 1759 4 1 8 x 7 1 8 55 John Cary A New Map of the Circle of Lower Saxony London J Cary 1801 18 1 8 x 20 3 8 Line engraving Original hand color Full margins Very good condition A highly detailed map by John Cary of Lower Saxony Each duchy has outline color in a contrasting pastel shade which makes this a crisp attractive map Overall this is a fine map of Northern Germany from the beginning of the nineteenth century 225 Johann Georg August Galletti Allgemeine Weltkunde oder Geographisch statistisch historische Übersichtsblätter aller Länder Leipzig und Perth Konrad A Hartleben 1818 Oblong folio Original printed wrappers using blue paper 108 pages and 26 full page engraved maps Some maps have engraving credited to Fr Karacs Stains on covers and

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  • Antique Maps of Greece and the Balkans
    other features indicated and named An excellent map from the early days of American cartography at the beginning of the nineteenth century 70 Anthony Finley Turkey in Europe From A New General Atlas Philadelphia A Finley 1824 8 5 8 x 11 1 8 Engraving by Young Delleker Original hand color Very good condition In the 1820 s Anthony Finley produced a series of fine atlases in the then leading American cartographic center Philadelphia Finley s work is a good example of the quality that American publishers were beginning to obtain Each map is elegantly presented with crisp and clear engraving and very attractive pastel hand shading Finley was very concerned to depict as up to date information as was possible and thus his maps present an accurate picture of the world in the early decades of the nineteenth century 45 SDUK maps London SDUK Baldwin Gradock 1829 32 14 3 4 x 13 1 8 Engraving by J C Walker Original outline color Very good condition From a series of detailed maps produced by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge SDUK This English enterprise was devoted to the spreading of up to date information and the enhancing of understanding The map of Athens includes a diagram of the Acropolis and illustrations of the former complex as well as panoramic drawings of the city Athens 95 Ancient Greece Southern Part 50 Ancient Greece Northern Part 50 J Dower Turkey in Europe From A New General Atlas of the World London Henry Teesdale Co 1842 15 1 2 x 13 3 8 Engraving by J Dower Original outline color Very good condition Similar in style to the Sidney Hall map this map by Dower is bright and clearly presented A Neoclassical style border finishes the maps quite appropriately A listing of each province is included in the upper left corner 95 Henry Tanner Greece From Universal Atlas Philadelphia Carey Hart 1844 11 3 8 x 14 Engraving Original hand color Very good condition A map of Greece by the great American cartographer Henry Schenck Tanner Beginning at the end of the second decade of the nineteenth century Tanner produced his important American Atlas the finest American produced atlas to the time The American Atlas was a huge success and this inspired Tanner in 1834 to produce his Universal Atlas of more manageable size This atlas contained excellent maps of each state focusing on the transportation network including roads railroads and canals All details are clearly presented and these include towns rivers mountains political boundaries and transportation information In 1844 Carey Hart issued an updated edition of the Tanner atlas These maps were later purchased by S Augustus Mitchell and then Thomas Cowperthwait Co but maps from the early Carey Hart edition are quite rare This is a typical example of the maps from that atlas with excellent and current information 150 Colton s Turkey in Europe New York J H Colton 1855 56 13 x 15 3 4 Lithograph

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  • Antique Maps Of Austria and Hungary
    A handsome map of Austria and Hungary by Venetian cartographer Rizzi Zannoni one of the leading scientific cartographers of the second half of the eighteenth century He was the first to carry out a triangulation of Poland he assisted in the French English border survey in America in 1757 and became the Hydrographer of the Dépot de Marine in 1772 This map shows his careful work detailing the region The coast along the Gulf of Venice is also shown with excellent detail 225 Jean Janvier Le Royaume De Hongrie From Atlas Moderne Paris Jean Lattré Delalain ca 1775 12 x 17 1 4 Engraving Original hand color Very good condition Jean Janvier was a French cartographer who worked in Paris in the latter part of the eighteenth century Among his output were some fine maps which appeared in Jean Lattré s Atlas Moderne This atlas contained maps of all parts of the world engraved by Lattré the Graveur Ordinaire du Roi Janvier s maps contained the best information available at the time This map contains information on regions towns cities lakes and rivers This information is neatly engraved and highlighted with lovely hand color A nicely etched title cartouche in the baroque style graces the map in the top right corner 350 Samuel Dunn Hungary and Transylvania with Croatia and Sclavonia also Moldavia and Valakia with Bukovina Bessarabia by Samuel Dunn Mathematician London Robert Sayer 1789 12 1 4 x 18 1 8 Engraving Original color Very good condition An attractive map of Hungary and Transylvania by Samuel Dunn d 1794 Besides being a mapmaker Dunn was a sometimes publisher of maps and atlases a mathematician and teacher who advertised his profession as S Dunn Teacher of the Mathematicks London Boards Young Gentlemen Teacheth Penmanship Merch ts Acc ts Navigation Fortification Astronomy c Chelsea Dunn s mathematical inclinations are demonstrated on the precision of this fine map which shows details of major cities rivers topography and islands Though issued during the period of scientific cartography this map has a decorative appeal as well making it a particularly nice example of late eighteenth century mapping 175 Austria From Robert Wilkinson s General Atlas of the World Quarters Empires Kingdoms States etc with Appropriate Tables London Robert Wilkinson 1800 9 x 11 1 2 Engraving Original hand color Very good condition A typically detailed and neat British map of Austria Detail includes towns rivers and some other topography Political divisions are shown with contrasting colors With lovely hand color and precise engraving the map is decorative as well as historically interesting 185 John Cary A New Map of the Circle of Austria from the Latest Authorities London J Cary 1801 17 3 4 x 20 Engraving Original hand color Very good condition A highly detailed map of Austria 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

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  • Antique Maps Of Italy
    important publishing business in London and continued to produce maps of the highest quality into the early nineteenth century With access to the best geographic records and the finest craftsmen the maps issued by Laurie Whittle are among the best of the period This map of Northwestern Italy is a fine example exhibiting great detail in a small format Rivers lakes and mountains are well illustrated and political borders highlighted in contrasting colors An excellent snapshot of the region at the beginning of the nineteenth century 110 Mathew Carey Italy and Sardinia from the best Authorities Philadelphia M Carey 1814 13 1 8 x 14 1 8 Engraving Original outline color Light staining and wear along center fold Else very good condition An early American map of Italy one of the first by a prominent Philadelphia cartographer It was issued by Mathew Carey one of the seminal figures in early American cartography Carey an Irish immigrant established the first specialized cartographic publishing firm He set up an elaborate system of craftsmen for engraving printing coloring and distributing his maps and so was important not only for the excellent maps he produced but also for his setting the pattern for early American map publishing A excellent and attractive American document 225 From Cary s New Universal Atlas London J Cary 1816 9 1 8 x 11 1 4 Engraving Original hand color Scattered light foxing mostly in margins Otherwise very good condition Detailed maps of regions in Italy 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 When the Napoleonic Wars ended the victorious powers met to settle the borders of post war Europe at the Congress of Vienna and this map shows the Kingdom of Naples at the period Rivers towns roads and other information is clearly presented with very crisp engravings with an almost three dimensional topographical appearance The subtle hand coloring adds a decorative touch to this fine early nineteenth century historic document Kingdom of Naples 140 North East Italy Divided According to the Congress of Vienna 140 Go to page with other maps by John Cary including regions of Italy Anthony Finley Italy From A New General Atlas Philadelphia A Finley 1827 11 1 4 x 8 5 8 Small folio Engravings by Young Delleker Original full hand coloring Excellent condition In the 1820 s Anthony Finley produced a series of fine atlases in the then leading American cartographic center Philadelphia Finley s work is a good example of the quality that American publishers were beginning to obtain Each map is elegantly presented with crisp and clear engraving and very attractive pastel hand shading Topographical and political information is copious including counties towns rivers roads and so on Finley was very concerned to depict as up to date information as was possible

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  • Antique Maps of Poland and Lithuania
    the topographical information presented representing only that data that could reliably be counted as having a scientific accuracy and this information depicted with a clear and precise simplicity Pomerania Duché de Pomeraine 1654 Waterstains in margin 13 x 20 350 Sarmatia Sarmatia Utraque Europæa et Asiatica ca 1650 16 x 18 1 2 Scattered light foxing 350 John Luffman Fort Weixelmund From Select Plans of the Principal Cities Harbours Forts c in the World London J Luffman 1801 Each ca 4 1 2 x 6 1 2 Engravings by J Luffman Original hand color Very good condition A handsome group of maps from a fascinating series of strongly engraved and colored plans of principal cities harbours forts c in the World drawn engraved and published by John Luffman in between 1799 and 1801 Luffman who was also a goldsmith worked in London from about 1776 until 1802 issuing a number of separate maps as well as atlases such as his Select Plans This work contained a wide and unusual selection of detailed plans from all around the world These are historically of considerable interest but each is also a lovely example of turn of the century map making in England then the center of the cartographic world 55 Go to listing of other maps from Luffman s Select Plans William Darton Jr Poland From Atlas to Walker s Geography London Vernor and Hood etc 1802 7 1 4 x 8 1 2 Engraving Original outline color Crease near centerfold Otherwise very good condition William Darton Sr started his mapmaking business in 1787 in London and thus began a cartographic publishing house that would last in various manifestations until the 1860s William Darton Jr joined his father late in the eighteenth century and these are maps engraved by him for Walker

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  • Antique Maps of the Low Countries
    now become the generic name for all collections of maps Jodocus Hondius 1563 1611 who shared a vision similar to Mercator s took up Mercator s ambitious project after the latter s death purchasing Mercator s plates in 1604 and publishing a series of editions of the Mercator Hondius Atlas beginning in 1606 This series of constantly updated atlases reflected Hondius continued pursuit of geographical knowledge and craftsmanship in order to produce a superior work The maps are especially excellent with superb bright original hand coloring and fine condition 1609 edition French text on verso Brabantia Ivilliers et Cleve 13 1 2 x 18 1 4 Separation at center fold from lower margin to 2 1 2 inch within neat line Else very good condition 400 Flandria Comit 12 7 8 x 18 5 8 Very good condition 450 Paltinatus Rheni 13 1 4 x 16 3 8 Separation at lower edge of center fold well outside neat line Vertical crease parallel to center fold 1 4 inch to right of center Overall very good condition 350 Trier Lutzenburg 14 1 4 x 18 3 8 Very good condition 450 1613 edition Latin text on verso Brabantia Gulick et Cleve 13 1 2 x 18 1 4 Old manuscript in margin below and left of center fold Very good condition 400 Trier Lutzenburg 14 1 2 x 18 1 2 Separation at bottom of center fold to just inside neat line Overall very good condition 450 William Blaeu Lutzenburg Ducatus Amsterdam Willem Joan Blaeu 1643 50 15 x 21 Original hand color Very good condition French text on verso Blaeu s monumental Nouvel Atlas came to include maps of every nation in Europe as well as smaller regions These maps were made with great care both in terms of geographic

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  • Antique Maps of Russia and Tartary
    Majesty 75 Tobias Conrad Lotter Carte Géographique representant Le Théâtre de la Guerre entre Les Russes Les Turcs et les Polonois Confédérées c est a dire D Ukraine de Nouvelle Servie de Moldavie Vachie Krimée Le Gouvernement de Woronez et d Astracan comme aussi la Tartarie de Kuban Augsburg T C Lotter ca 1778 Most likely from Atlas Géographique 28 x 58 Large engraving on three joined sheets plus an additional folding smaller sheet 9 x 8 bottom left which extends to Constantinople With folds and a couple printer s wrinkles Map when unfolded is L shaped Full rich original hand color With descriptive text of the wars in French Very good condition A very large and detailed map showing the theatre of war during the Russo Turkish Wars of the eighteenth century The Russo Turkish wars were a series of wars fought between the Russian Empire and the Ottoman Empire between the 16th and 20th centuries It was one of the longest conflicts in European history This map chronicles the battles of the Russo Austrian Turkish War of 1736 39 and the Russo Turkish War of 1768 1774 in the Crimean peninsula southern Ukraine and parts of the Caucasus and Balkans near the Black Sea In all of these wars Russia s primary goal to was to expand its empire with an emphasis to gain access to the Black Sea and control of Polish territory The Russo Austrian Turkish War began due to Tartar and Crimean raids in the Ukraine and the Caucasus Early in the war the Russians won a number of victories but were not able to hold the various territories it won due to disease and or lack of supplies The Austrians entered the war due to an alliance with Russia but were defeated by the Ottomans in several battles Even though the war is considered a draw Russia succeeded by gaining control over several areas of southern Ukraine which brought Russia closer to the Crimean peninsula The Russo Turkish war of 1768 1774 started much in the same way as the previous war due to a series of escalated border conflicts and crossings It was in this war that the Russians achieved major land and naval victories which resulted in the total elimination of the Turkish Navy Early in the war Greece Egypt and Syria rebelled against Ottoman rule The peace treaty that followed gave Crimea its independence and allowed Russia two seaports on the Black Sea Over time Russian presence and control in the Crimea increased under the rule of Catherine the Great which eventually resulted with Russian annexation of the peninsula in 1783 850 Anthony Finley From A New General Atlas Philadelphia A Finley 1824 11 1 4 x 8 5 8 Engravings by Young Delleker Full original hand color Full margins Very good condition unless noted otherwise Early in the nineteenth century Anthony Finley was a great popularizer of maps out of Philadelphia and one of the leading cartographic publishers in America

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  • Antique Maps Of Scandinavia
    Each region has outline color in a contrasting pastel shade which makes this a crisp attractive map Overall this is a fine map from the beginning of the nineteenth century 450 John Cary A New Map of the Kingdom of Denmark Comprehending North and South Jutland Zeeland Fyen Laaland and Part of Holstein from the Latest Authorities London J Cary 1801 Engraving 18 x 20 1 4 Full original hand color Very good condition Another nice map by John Cary featuring just Denmark 375 William Darton Jr Sweden Denmark Norway and Finland From Atlas to Walker s Geography London Vernor and Hood etc 1802 7 1 4 x 8 1 2 Engraving Original outline color With some stains Otherwise very good condition With inset of Iceland William Darton Sr started his mapmaking business in 1787 in London and thus began a cartographic publishing house that would last in various manifestations until the 1860s William Darton Jr joined his father late in the eighteenth century and these are maps engraved by him for Walker s Geography While not large the maps contain an impressive amount of detail carefully presented The information used was the best available in London at the beginning of the nineteenth century meaning the best in the world so these maps are not only attractive but provide an excellent cartographic picture of the world at the time This map of Scandinavia with its clear detail of settlements and topography is a good example of Darton s work 150 Go to page with other maps by William Darton Denmark including its German Dominions From Robert Wilkinson s General Atlas of the World Quarters Empires Kingdoms States etc with Appropriate Tables London 1812 London Richard Wilkinson 1808 11 5 8 x 8 5 8 Engraving Original hand color Very good condition A typically detailed and neat map of Denmark from a British atlas of the early nineteenth century With the hand color and precise engraving the map is decorative as well as historically interesting 75 Mathew Carey Sweden Denmark and Norway Philadelphia M Carey 1818 15 1 4 x 12 5 8 Engraving by Kneass Young Co Original outline color Excellent condition Mathew Carey issued a number of atlases and in each he updated his depictions where possible This is from Carey s last atlas and it shows a considerably improved depiction of the region from his first map of two decades before While perhaps a bit less polished than the contemporary British maps this is a map which is equal in terms of cartographic information and precision 150 Jedidiah Sidney Morse Denmark Sweden and Norway From A New Universal Atlas of the World New Haven Howe Spalding 1822 9 1 2 x 7 3 4 Engraving Handsome original hand color Very good condition Jedidiah Morse the father of Samuel F B Morse established himself in the 1780s as one of the leading American producers of maps This map shows the quality of his work for it is an excellent

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