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  • Mathew Carey's General Atlas
    and Henry S Tanner Not only was Carey s organization important but his maps are some of the best issued around the turn of the century during the first decades of the United States His maps wonderfully document the amazing development of the nascent nation showing the political social and economic development of the states and territories Having access to the best information available on a timely basis as well as using the best American craftsmen of the period Carey s maps are shining examples of the high level of American cartography at the time The District of Maine 1814 15 1 2 x 11 1 4 Engraving by John G Warnike Original outline color 1 400 Samuel Lewis New Hampshire 1818 Engraving by Gridley 17 3 4 x 11 1 4 Original outline color 750 Amos Doolittle Vermont From actual Survey 1814 Engraved by Amos Doolittle 14 1 2 x 12 800 Samuel Lewis The State of New York 1814 16 x 19 1 2 Engraved by J G Warnicke Original outline color 750 Samuel Lewis after Reading Howell The State of Pennsylvania reduced with permission from Reading Howells Map by Samuel Lewis 1795 11 1 2 x 17 7 8 Engraved by James Smither Wheat Brun 442 1 250 Pennsylvania 11 1 2 x 18 1 4 Original outline color 825 Plat of The Seven Ranges of Townships being Part of the Territory of the United States N W of the River Ohio Which by a late act of Congress are directed to be sold After Thomas Hutchins 1814 23 7 8 x 13 3 8 Engraving by William Barker 825 A Map of The Tennassee State formerly Part of North Carolina taken Chiefly from Surveys to Genl D Smith others 1800 9 3 8 x 18 7

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  • Maps from Carey and Lea's American Atlas
    north of Indianapolis with the rest of the state shown as Indian territory except for Allen County with the settlement around Fort Wayne 650 Illinois 1827 12 x 8 3 4 map 16 1 2 x 20 3 4 full sheet Engraving by J Yeager Crease along centerfold A later edition of the Carey Lea map of Illinois issued five years after the first edition which noted between the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers are shown the Bounty Lands while the rest of the state is pretty much devoid of information beyond the river systems Indian towns and borders a couple of portages and the city of Chicago In this later edition the Bounty Lands to the west of the Illinois River are now shown broken up into counties and townships The Indian Boundary Line is shown to the north of this area running from Fort Armstrong to just north of Chicago NA Fielding Lucas Jr Kentucky 1825 11 1 4 x 18 1 2 map 16 1 4 x 20 3 4 full sheet Engraving by Young Delleker Interestingly Pilot Knob a known landmark is shown in two spots both northeast and southwest of Bowlingreen The state s road system is quite impressive 650 Fielding Lucas Jr Kentucky Philadelphia H C Carey I Lea 1827 11 1 4 x 18 1 2 map 16 1 4 x 20 3 4 full sheet Engraving by Young Delleker A later edition of the Carey Lea map with the counties updated 650 Southern Fielding Lucas Jr North Carolina 1822 11 x 18 3 8 map 16 1 2 x 20 1 4 full sheet Engraving by Kneass 650 Fielding Lucas Jr North Carolina 1827 11 x 18 3 8 map 16 1 2 x 20 1 4 full sheet Engraving by Kneass Full hand color Very good condition The state is shown with excellent information on the rivers and mountain ridges in the west Early roads and settlements are also delineated 625 J Drayton after J Wilson South Carolina 1822 13 x 15 map 16 1 4 x 20 3 4 full sheet Engraving by S Hufty 650 Fielding Lucas Jr Mississippi 1827 11 3 4 x 9 map 16 3 4 x 20 1 2 full sheet Engraving by Young Delleker Development is limited mostly to the south of the state north of Jackson are only two counties Yazoo and Monroe the rest of the state shown as Indian lands for the Choctaws and Chickasaws Towns forts and Indian Agency locations are indicated as are the roads crisscrossing the southern part of the state Two roads extend to the northeast one running from the Pierre River to Nashville and the other General Jackson s road from New Orleans to Muscle Shoals 625 Western Stephen H Long Map of Arkansa and other Territories of the United States 1822 14 1 2 x 14 1 2 map 16 1 2 x 20 3 4 full sheet Engraving by Young Delleker Original outline color Very

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  • Maps from Cary's New Universal Atlas
    was there that the victorious powers from the Napoleonic Wars met to settle the borders of post war Europe and the treaty that finalized these deliberations was signed just the year before this atlas was issued North America Some light spots on map surface 175 Canada 150 Nova Scotia Newfoundland c Scattered foxing 110 West India Islands 275 Peru 250 Brazil 250 Europe 150 British Isles 225 England 195 Portugal 175 Spain 175 France Divided into Provinces 155 France Divided into Departments 155 Sweden Denmark and Norway 175 Denmark 175 Russia In Europe 175 Kingdom of the United Netherlands 175 Netherlands also that Part of Germany West of the Rhine as ceded to France 170 Germany divided into Circles 175 The Federate States of Germany According To The Congress of Vienna 165 Lower Saxony 130 Upper Saxony 130 Westphalia 130 Bavaria 130 Franconia 130 Upper and Lower Rhine 130 Swabia 130 Swisserland 175 The Central States of Europe According to the Congress of Vienna Scattered foxing mostly in margins 175 Prussia 165 Silesia 150 Austria 185 Hungary 185 North East Italy Divided According to the Congress of Vienna 140 Kingdom of Naples 140 Turkey in Europe 125 Egypt 175 Asia

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  • Maps by William Darton for Walker's Geography
    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 General Chart on Mercator s Projection 175 North America 150 South America 150 Europe 150 Scotland 160 Sweden Denmark Norway and

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  • Maps by Anthony Finley
    was a period of significant development in the eastern United States with great growth of population expansion of the transportation nexus and political changes As Finley was very concerned to depict as up to date detail as was possible his maps show this development in a graphic and most informative manner Finley s maps present an accurate and fascinating picture of the United States in the early decades of the

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  • Antique Celestial Charts by Alexander Jamieson
    Johann Elert Bode though Jamieson is insistent that his maps are improved from Bode s The charts contain primarily depictions of stars visible to the naked eye with the constellations drawn in for clarity Most maps include a few major constellations featured in the image the hand color emphasizing their designs Other constellations are shown in outline but without color The maps are beautifully done and the atlas earned the

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  • Antique Celestial Charts by Samuel Leigh
    also indicated with a pierced hole in the card letting the star locations shine through when the card is held to a light Besides the many standard figures of the zodiac which had long been used for mnemonic devices many current figures that are no longer used are shown such as a printing press and an aerostatique balloon Unusual and most attractive Plate 1 Draco and Ursa Minor NA Plate 2 Camelopardalis Tarandus and Custos Messium 350 Plate 3 Cassiopeia Illustrated top center 385 Plate 4 Cepheus 350 Plate 5 Gloria Frederici Andromeda 350 Plate 6 Perseus and Caput Medusae NA Plate 7 Auriga 350 Plate 8 Lynx and Telescopium Herschilii NA Plate 9 Ursa Major NA Plate 10 Bootes Canes Venatici Coma Berenices and Quadrans Muralis NA Plate 11 Hercules and Corona Borealis Illustrated top left 350 Plate 12 Taurus Poniatowski Serpentarius Scutum Sobiesky and Serpens NA Plate 13 Delphinus Sagitta Aquila and Antinous 350 Plate 14 Lacerta Cygnus Lyra Vulpecula and Anser 350 Plate 15 Pegasus and Equuleus NA Plate 16 Aries and Musca Borealis NA Plate 17 Taurus NA Plate 18 Gemini NA Plate 19 Cancer 350 Plate 20 Leo Major and Leo Minor NA Plate 21

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  • Antique Maps From John Luffman's _Select Plans_
    by J Luffman Original hand color Some with minor spotting in margins but all in very good condition except as noted 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 plans contain surprising detail often with a numbered key and each is precisely engraved and beautifully hand colored Besides the subjects mentioned in the title Luffman also included maps of some countries regions and islands These are historically of considerable interest but each is a lovely example of turn of the century mapmaking in England then the center of the cartographic world Europe Middle East Asia Europe France Germany Netherlands Poland Switzerland France Rochfort Green wash only 45 Germany Philipsburg Green wash only some spotting in image 45 Netherlands Nieueve Diep 50 Poland Fort Weixelmund 55 Middle East The Bay of Acre 65

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