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1666 - Pascaerte vande Zuyd-Zee, tusschen California, en Ilhas de Ladrones . . . (shows New Zealand, Carpentaria and Van Diemen's Land)

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Fine example of Johannes Van Loons' sea chart of the Pacific Ocean, extending from Australia, New Zealand and Japan to California. Van Loon's chart is among the earliest regional maps to focus on the Dutch discoveries in New Zealand and Australia. Van...


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1836 - [Pacific Whaling] A New Chart of The Pacific Ocean, Exhibiting The Western Coast of America from Cape Horn to Beerings Strait, The Eastern Shores of Asia Including Japan, China . . . according the most Modern Surveys . . . Additions to 1836 (Large Insets

  • $29.99

With Manuscript Tracks Showing the Course of An American Whaler in the Pacific. Fine example of Norie's monumental sea chart of the Pacific Ocean. The chart is noteworthy for the large insets maps of San Francisco, San Diego, Hawaii, Honolulu and...


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1844 - A New Chart of The Pacific Ocean, Exhibiting The Western Coast of America from Cape Horn to Beerings Strait, The Eastern Shores of Asia Including Japan, China . . . according the most Modern Surveys . . . Additions to 1836 & 1844 (Large Insets of Hawaii,

  • $14.99

Fine example of Norie's monumental sea chart of the northern part of the Pacific Ocean. The chart is noteworthy for the large inset views of San Francisco, San Diego, Hawaii, Honolulu and Karakakoa Bay in Hawaii. Issued with revisions up to 1844,...


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1666 - Pascaerte vande Zuyd-Zee tussche California, en Ilhas de Ladrones . . . 1666 (shows California, New Zealand, Carpentaria and Van Diemen's Land)

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Rare Dutch Sea Chart of the Pacific Fine old color example of Pieter Goos' sea chart of the Pacific Ocean, extending from Australia, New Zealand and Japan to California. Oriented with west at the top, Goos's chart is among the earliest regional maps...


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1620 - Tartaria

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Nice example of Hondius' map of Tartary, China, Korea and adjacent regions. Shows the Great Wall of China, Corea as an Island, a very early example of the northwest coast of America, naming Cape de Fortuna and the Straits of Anian (overlooked by...


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1752 - Carte Des Nouvelles Decouvertes Au Nord de la Mer de Sud, Tant a l'Est de la Siberie et du Kamtchatcka, Qu'a l'Ouest de la Nouvelle France, Dressee sur les Memoires . . . 1750

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A Cartographic Landmark - The Most Complete Map of the North Pacific to Date and the Beginning of the Scientific Debate of the Sea of the West and Northwest Passage This is a fine example of a first edition of the landmark De L'Isle-Buache map of the...


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1754 - A General Map of the Discoveries of Admiral De Fonte & others, By M. De l'Isle

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One of the earliest maps illustrating the Sea of the West and the various other cartographical misconceptions associated with De Fonte. Includes tracks and notes from the voyages of Bernarda, Tchirikow, de Aguilar, de Fuca, Behring and various...


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1765 - A New Map of the North East Coast of Asia, and North West Coast of America, with the late Russian Discoveries.

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Interesting map of the Northern Pacific, showing the tracks of Captains Behring and Tschirkows Voyages of Exploration on the St. Peter and St. Paul, from Kamtschatka to the NW Coast of America and into the North East Passage, from 1728 to 1741. Vitus...


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1770 - A Map of the Icy Sea in which the several Communications with the Land Waters and other new Discoveries are exhibited [Sea of the West]

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An interesting map on a north hemispheric projection, showing the regions then being actively explored by the Russians, French and English. The projection is based upon Phillipe Buache's work from the prior decade and illustrates one view of the...


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1772 - Carte Generale Des Decouvertes De L'Amiral De Fonte et autres Navigateurs Espagnols Anglois et Russes pour le recherche du Passage a la Mer du Sud par M. De l'Isle . . . 1752

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A fascinating map of the Northwest Coast, showing De L'Isle's conjectural northwest coast, based upon De Font and Russian Discoverers, including the Bay of the West. The map is part of the great mid-18th Century debate, spurred by the reports of...


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1774 - Nouveau Systeme Geographique par lequel on concilie les anciennes connoissances sur les Pays nord-ouest de l'Amerique avec les nouvelles decouvertes des Russes au nord de la Mer du sud. Par Mr. de Vaugondy. 1774.

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Rare Dutch Edition of Didier Robert De Vaugondy's Comparative Cartographic Gem -- The Final De Vaugondy Map In The Greatest Cartographic Debate of the 18th Century Didier Robert De Vaugondy's Nouveau System Geographique . . . represents the final...


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1774 - Essai D'Une Carte Polaire Arctique Construite d'apres toutes les connoissances les plus nouvelles pour servir aux Navigations et aux Decourvertes a faire dans la mer Glaciale . . . 1774

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A Cartographic Landmark -- De Vaugondy's Presentation to the French Royal Academy on the Most Practicable Sailing Routes to the Pacific via the North Polar Regions Extremely rare polar map produced to illustrate a presentation made by Didier Robert...


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1775 - The Russian Discoveries, from the Map Published by the Imperial Academy of St. Petersburg . . . 1775

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Fine English edition of Muller's map of the Northwest Coast of America and Northeast Coast of Asia, based upon reports from J.N. De L'Isle in St. Petersburg and others. Includes a massive conjectural land mass approximating the Alaskan Archipelago and...


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1775 - The Northern Archipelago or New Discover'd Islands in the Seas of Kamtschatka & Anadir.

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Rare early map depicting the Bering Strait and the newly discovered Aleutian Islands, shortly before the region was visited by Captain James Cook in 1778. In 1741, Vitus Bering, a Dane in the service of Russia, and Aleksei Chirikov, a Russian, sailed...


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1784 - Chart of Norton Sound and of Bherings Strait made by the East Cape of Asia and the West Point of America

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Detailed charting of Cook's exploration of the Northwest Coast of America and the Northeast Coast of Asia. Includes daily tracks and a number of place names, showing the tracks of Cook's Voyage on a daily basis. Cook's Voyage to the region was one of...


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1784 - Chart of the N.W. Coast of America and the N.E. Coast of Asia Explored in the Years 1778 and 1779. Prepared by Lieut. Heny. Roberts under the immediate Inspection of Capt Cook . . . 1784 (The Legendary Lost Chart of Captain James Cook)

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Fine, Famed Map of the North Pacific from Cook’s Third Voyage—First Edition! Rare, first edition of the so-called “lost” chart of Captain James Cook, published in 1784 by William Faden. The map illustrates in great detail the known and...