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  • Charts of World History from Lavoisne
    Syria AM 3405 to 3939 15 12 Chronology of Persians to Saracen invasion of 637 15 13 Chronology of Egypt from earliest times to Actium AM 3973 15 15 Chronology of the Celts in the history of Greece 10 21 Chronology from Constantine 306 to 476 and Italy to 774 20 23 Chronology of Constantinople 395 to 1185 15 24 Chronology of Constantinople from 1059 1489 15 26 Chronology of Church from Jesus Christ to 1814 15 28 Chronology of Britain from Anglo Saxons to 1066 25 30 Chronology of Britain 1066 to Henry VII in 1485 25 31 Chronology of England from Henry VII 1485 to George IV 1821 25 32 Chronology of House of Brunswick to George IV 15 34 Chronology of Scotland 404 to 1567 20 36 Chronology of Kings of Ireland 427 to1168 of Wales 690 to 1246 20 39 Chronology of France from Franks and Gauls to 752 15 40 Chronology of France 752 to 987 10 41 Chronology of France 987 to 1589 10 42 Chronology of France 1589 to 1793 10 44 Chronology of Spain from 1000 to 1821 15 45 Chronology of Portugal from 1092 to 1821 15 47 Chronology of the

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  • Antique Maps by the Arbuckle Coffee Company
    Arbuckle came to be a generic term for coffee Their most famous promotional program involved issuing 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 pictures illustrating the peculiarities of the industries and scenery etc of the region depicted The Arbuckle map cards proved so popular when first issued in 1889 that the firm came out with a second updated series in 1915 These cards sometimes had changed scenes updatee population figures and added roads to the maps As the Arbuckle firm stated This series is at once the most interesting instructive and artistic yet offered as an advertisement Every card is a study in itself and affords an object lesson for both young and old These cards are a delight containing informative maps as well as wonderful scenes of the area mapped United States United States 75 Alabama 65 Alaska 60 Arizona 65 Arkansas 60 California NA Colorado NA Connecticut 60 Delaware 60 Florida 70 Georgia 65 Idaho 60 Illinois 60 Indiana

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  • Miniature Maps from Bertius' Tabularum Geographicarum
    on thumbnail images or underlined titles to see digital images Any maps without digital images can be scanned e mail with request for particular images Maps by Jodocus Hondius Pieter van den Keere Amsterdam Cornelis Claesz 1606 Engravings by J Hondius and Pieter van den Keere All ca 3 1 2 x 5 Latin text on verso Europe Ultrajectum 65 Zuydholland 75 Calentensium et Bononiesium des 65 Limania 65 Romanum

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  • Braun and Hogenberg Views
    name of Ganda comes from the Celtic word for confluence At the time this print was issued Ghent was one of the largest and wealthiest cities in northern Europe though it suffered severely during the religious wars of the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries A walled fortress on an island surrounded by a moat is shown at one edge of the sprawling residential city with each building and church nicely delineated Of interest are the many windmills shown in the surrounding fields 750 Granada Volume I 1572 1574 13 x 20 Engraving Full original hand color Few small spots one wrinkle near bottom right corner Very good condition Text on verso Framed to archival standards This fine view is an excellent example showing the city of Granada from a road outside of the city which is nicely pictured at the foot of the surrounding hills The title cartouche is particularly elaborate and in the foreground are shown local inhabitants on foot and on horseback including some Moroscos that is Moorish converts to Christianity In 1711 the city became the capital of a separate Moorish ruled kingdom that lasted until 1492 when Ferdinand and Isabella conquered the region Those monarchs are buried in the chapel of the cathedral The engraving is very elaborate and the rich original color adds an aesthetic element which makes this view as much a decorative masterpiece as it is an historical gem 1 600 Grenoble and Romans sur Isère France Gratianopolis and Romans Delfinatus Volume III 1581 12 5 8 x 17 1 8 P 214 Hand color Tape stain at centerfold Small puncture top of centerfold 450 Lille France Lille Insula Ryssels Volume III 1581 13 x 17 Original hand color Light waterstain in margin and some wear at lower centerfold Map expertly conserved and lined It shows the city of Lille Ryssel in Flemish which was the medieval capital of Flanders and the residence of the Dukes of Burgundy during the 16th century The town clearly presented as the island after which it was named is laid out neatly from above surrounded by fields Three costumed figures stand in the foreground besides a numbered key in an elaborate cartouche Two crests in the upper corner complete the artistic elements of the image 850 Palacios Alcanerilla Cabeças 1588 Volume V Pages 356 7 Engraving hand colored 14 1 2 x 19 3 8 Some wear in margins Very good condition A lovely view of three towns in Spain based on drawings by George Hoefnagel in 1565 An added and important feature of this set of views is the figure of Georg Joris Hoefnagel 1542 1600 shown sketching the city and landscape of Cabecas in 1565 See Fussel and Althoff Catalogue of the City Views Taschen pp 28 and 356 7 The three cities are Los Palacios Villafranca Las Alcantarillas and Las Cabezas de San Juan An exceptional insight to show the artist 1 200 Paris France Lutetia vulgari nomine Paris Vol I 1572 13

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  • Antique Maps of regions of France by Willem Blaeu
    its poultry 250 Another example uncolored 150 Brie Le Pais de Brie A few light spots in margins and soft crease on right side Famous for its namesake soft cheese 275 Another example uncolored A light crease near centerfold 150 Cambray Archiepiscopatus Cameracensis Archevesche de Cambray Creases adjacent to centerfold Repaired 3 8 tear at lower right corner Historic textile town home of fine cambric linen and cotton chambray 250 Another example uncolored 150 Champagne Campagne Latine Campania Comitatus Uncolored With tear along most of centerfold could be repaired Most famous for its namesake sparkling white wine 100 Charolais Les environs de l Estang de Longpendu Comprenant une grande partie du Comte de Charolois Light spots in margins Lands of the Duke of Charolais 250 Another example uncolored 150 The Dauphine Delphinatus vulgo Dauphiné Uncolored Region in the southeast of France 150 Dombes La Souverainete de Dombes Some Stains in lower margin Surface loss in face of putti in lower cartouche Noted for its scenic flat marshlands 250 Another example uncolored 150 French Flanders Galloflandria Region centered on Lille with elaborate decorative features 375 Île de France Valois Beauvais Hurepois Le Gouvernement de l Isle de France Par Damien de Templeux Escuyes Sr du Frestoy Some light stains in bottom margin Short separation at bottom of centerfold Overall very good condition The heart of France centering on Paris A region immortalized by painters like Corot Pissarro and Monet 375 Île de France Ager Parisiensis vulgo L Isle de France Fr Guilloterius Birtu Viu Describ Et CLV Petro Pehoeo I C dedicabat Scattered stains in lower half of image A region just north of Paris immortalized by painters like Corot Pissarro and Monet 300 Gastinois Senonois Gastinois et Senonois A few light stains in margins Region of central France lying northeast of Orleans between the Loire and Seine Rivers 250 Another example uncolored 150 Languedoc Languedoc Uncolored Wine region producing Muscats Carignan Cinsault Grenache Syrah Mourvé Macabeu Clairette Roussanne Marsanne Ugni blanc Bourboulenc as well as Viognier and Chardonnay 175 Laudunum Mirebalais Loudonois Laudunum with Mirebalais Light spots in margins 250 Another example uncolored 150 Le Mans Cenomanuorum Galliae regionis typus Vulgo Le Mans Auct Matheo Ogerio Uncolored With table of cathedrals priories abbeys etc Home to famous auto endurance race 24 Hours of Le Mans 150 Limousin Lemouicum Auctore Jo Faiano M L Lymosin And Limaniae Auctore Gabriele Simeoneo split page Home to the famous Limoges china produced here since the mid eighteenth century 250 Another example uncolored 150 Lorraine Lotharingia Ducatus vulgo Lorraine A few light spots in margins Here in Champigneulles St Arnold multiplied tankards of beer and became the patron saint of brewers 250 Another example uncolored 150 Lyonnais Lionnois Forest Beauiolois et Masconnois Toned paper and light scattered stains in lower margin Known for Beaujolais wines and fine silks 275 Another example uncolored 150 Metz Territorium Metense Auctore Ab Fabert Consule Urbis Mentsis Le Pais Messin Paper lightly toned Ink smudges in lower margin small spot

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  • Antique Maps of regions of the Netherlands and Belgium by Willem Blaeu
    and sciences with Tycho Brahe and in 1599 established a globe and instrument making business which soon expanded to include cartographic and geographic publishing This firm was to go on to become the largest and most important cartographic publishing firms in the world run by his sons Cornelis until his death in 1642 and Joan The maps issued by the Blaeu firm are known for their fine craftsmanship and design and have been called the highest expression of Dutch cartographical art These maps with their excellent original color are premier examples of the Blaeu output Contact us to see images of any maps not already pictured Brabant Brabantia Ducatus 625 First part of Brabant with Louvain Prima Pars Brabantiae 425 Third part of Brabant with Antwerp Tertia Pars Brabantiae With crease by centerfold 475 Flanders Western part of German Flanders Pars Flandriae Teutonicae Occidentalior 375 Eastern part of German Flanders Flandriae Teutonicae pars Orientalior 450 Coast from Dunkirk to Waldamme with inset continuing to Calais Afbeeldinge vande vermaerde seehavenâ Duynkerekenâ 525 Area around Ghent Flandriae Partes duaeâ 450 Hainaut Namur Comitatuum Hannoniae et Namurci Descriptio Some light spotting in margins 425 North Holland Hollandiae Pars Septentrionalis With Amsterdam 750 Liege

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  • Blunt's American Coast Pilot
    latitudes and longitudes and navigational landmarks as well as other information of use to sailors In the later edition Blunt began to include small charts of harbors and sections of the coast Over the years Blunt continued to issue editions of this sea pilot and also produced separate charts based at first on the charts of others but later on his own charts and those of his sons George William and Edmund About 1827 Blunt retired and the firm was carried on by his sons who continued to issue some of the best American sea charts of the period Of note was the alliance between the Blunts and the U S Coast Survey which allowed the Blunts to access to the latest U S surveys In all the Blunt firm issued twenty one editions of the American Coast Pilot which became an essential work for native and foreign sailors along the American coast Finally in 1867 the rights to the American Coast Pilot were sold to the Coast Survey for 20 000 ending the Blunt s long run as preeminent supplier of information on the American coast W C Redfield Western Atlantic with the courses of Various Hurricanes By W C Redfield 1835 with Additions to 1854 8 x 9 3 8 50 William Hooker Portland Harbour Maine 8 x 4 1 4 Engraved by William Hooker 85 Edmund Blunt Isles of Shoals Maine New Hampshire 8 7 8 x 7 1 2 Engraving by William Hooker 50 Charles Copley Long Island Sound Reduced from the U S Coast Survey A D Bache Superintendent New York 8 1 4 x 19 Engraved by C Copley With inset of western end of Long Island and East River 175 Charles Copley Delaware Bay Reduced from the U S Coast Survey A D

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  • Mathew Carey's American Pocket Atlas
    of the period Click on highlighted text to view images UNITED STATES The United States of America 9 3 4 x 9 5 8 Engraving by W Barker Cf Wheat Brun 131 1801 525 MAINE Province of Maine 7 1 2 x 5 3 4 Engraving by A Dootlittle Cf Wheat Brun 174 None currently available NEW HAMPSHIRE The State of New Hampshire By Samuel Lewis 7 1 2 x 5 5 8 Engraving by Seymour Cf Wheat Brun 187 1796 275 1801 225 VERMONT Vermont from actual Survey 7 1 2 x 5 3 4 Engraving by Seymour Cf Wheat Brun 197 1796 Light smudges at edges 275 MASSACHUSETTS Massachusetts 5 3 4 x 7 1 2 Engraving by W Barker Cf Wheat Brun 217 1796 Smudge in right margin 300 RHODE ISLAND Rhode Island 7 1 2 x 5 3 4 Engraving by W Barker Off setting Cf Wheat Brun 253 1796 300 1801 250 1801 Some off setting 185 CONNECTICUT Connecticut 5 5 8 x 7 1 2 Engraving by W Barker Cf Wheat Brun 286 1796 300 1801 250 NEW YORK New York 5 3 4 x 7 1 2 Engraving by W Barker Cf Wheat Brun 367 1801 225 PENNSYLVANIA Pennsylvania 5 3 4 x 7 1 2 Engraving by W Barker Cf Wheat Brun 445 1796 Smudges in upper and lower right corners mostly in margins worm holes at center fold 350 NEW JERSEY New Jersey 7 1 2 x 5 1 2 Engraving by A Doolittle Cf Wheat Brun 416 1796 Worm hole at center fold else very good condition 350 DELAWARE Delaware 7 5 8 x 5 3 4 Engraving by A Doolittle Cf Wheat Brun 485 None currently available MARYLAND Maryland 5 3 4 x 7 1 2 Engraving by W

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