1790 - L'Amerique divisee en ses principaux Etats . . . 1790. Augmentee du voyage de Cook en 1782 [Sea of the West]

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Rare 1790 Janvier/Lattre map of America, which contains not only the mythical Sea of the West, but also an equally mythical reference to a 1782 Voyage of Cook. The present map is one of the most fascinating (and lazy) examples of the use of a recycled...


1792 - Amerique ou Indes Occidentales avec les Nouvelles Decouvertes du Capite. Cook, depusi le Detroit de Behrings ou du Nord dans l'Ocean Pacifique du Nord et Sud . . . 1792

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Scarce third state of De Vaugondy's map of America, updated to include the details of all three of Cook's voyages. The Northwest Coast of America is still mapped with part information and part conjecture. The Spanish contacts with the region are...


1794 - America North and South and the West Indies; with the Atlantic, Aetheopic and Pacific; wherein are Distinguished, All the Discoveries lately made by the English and the Spaniards . . . 1794

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Interesting map of America, published shortly after the dissemination of the Official Account of Captain James Cook's Third Voyage. The map retains the location of Mendana's Land west of Hawaii, a reference to a pre-Cook Spanish expedition that may...


1794 - Bowes New One Sheet Map of America, Divided Into Its Kingdoms, States, Governm.ts and Other Subdivisions . . . Bowles & Carver . . .

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Finely detailed map of America on the eve of the 19th Century and the radical transformation that would see the European powers expelled from both North and South America. The table in the bottom left corner showing the various British, French,...


1798 - Carte Generale Et Politique De L'Amerique . . . An VI

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Detailed map of America, with the United States outlined in red, published in the Sixth Year of the First French Republic. The limited knowledge of the interior of North America and the Northwest Coast of America and Alaska are still quite evident....


1800 - L'Amerique divisee Dans les principaux Etats avec les Nouvelles Decouvertes du Capit. Cook Depuis le Detroit de Behrings jousqu' an Nord dans l'Ocean pacifique et du Capit. Jean Meares dans les annees 1788 et 1789 . . . 1800

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Rare separately issued map of America, published in Venice by C.F. Delamarche. Delamarche is best known as having continued the business of the De Vaugondy family. This map, with its Venice imprint, is very unusual. The map notes that it includes...


1804 - Map of America By A. Arrowsmith. 1804

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Fine example of Aaron Arrowsmith's wall map of America, in four sheets, first published in 1804. An excellent map of America on the eve of the great era of Amerian exploration by Lewis & Clark, Humbolt, Pike, Long and others. The map reflects the...


1805 - A Geographical Chart: or, A Scheme, Comprehending The Most Important Particulars Relative To The Geography of North and South-America. : Designed to be an Auxiliary to the Student. Carefully Compiled from the Best authorities, by Amos Bingham [Copy-Right

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Rare American Geographical Chart & Teaching Aid Extremely rare broadside "Geographical Chart," published in Albany by the Albany Register in 1805. The chart provides a marvelous multi-column presentation of information concerning America, the...


1806 - Charte von America nach den neuesten Berichten und Entdeckungen entworfen . . . 1806

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Scarce map of America, published in Weimar in 1806. The western part of North America is still relatively unknown, pre-dating the reports of Lewis & Clark and other western explorers. The map shows a very speculative Northwest Passage with a...


1808 - America

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Detailed map of America, showing North America immediately prior to the discoveries of Lewis & Clark, and South America on the eve of its century of Revolution. The map is dated 1816 and includes an unknown region west of the Rocky Mountains,...


1812 - Amerique ou Indes Occidentales avec les Nouvelles Decouvertes du Capite. Cook, depusi le Detroit de Behrings ou du Nord, dans l'Ocean Pacifique du Nord et Sud . . .

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Rare late state of De Vaugondy's map of America, updated to include the details of all three of Cook's voyages. The Northwest Coast of America has again been heavily revised to include the discoveries up to 1800, with the earliest hint of the course...


1817 - Franz Dracke (Francis Drake)

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Rare early lithographic portait of the 16th Century explorer, Sir Francis Drake, celebrating his discovery of the Potato, which he brought from America to Europe in 1544. Smaller copies of the 1817 lithographica edition are noted in the Hampton L....


1817 - Amerique ou Nouveau Continent Dressee sur les Nouvelles Relations Decouvertes et Observations . . . 1817

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Rare late edition of Johanne Baptiste Nolin's map of America, first issued nearly 100 years earlier. The present example is noteworthy for its use of extremely old/dated cartographic detail. The map was updated in the latter part of the 18th Century...


1817 - Charte von America nach den neuesten Materialien Lichersten Ortsbestimungen und der neuesten Eintheilung entworfen von . . . 1810

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Fine-Lewis & Clark era map of America, reflecting the geo-political boundaries immediately after the Louisiana Purchase. Mississippi Territory is shown prior to the creation of Alabama. Massive Indiana Territory pre-dates the creation of Michigan...


1823 - Carte D'Amerique divisee en ses Principaux Etats, Avec les Nouvelles Decouvertes faites au Nord Et dans La Mer du Sud Par les plus celebres Navigateurs . . . 1823

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A fascinating early 19th Century reissue by the French firm of Chez Jean of the 1787 Clouet, revised to include the first voyage of Captain Cook. Gone is the Bay of the West, although the Northwest Coast still hints at some sort of inland sea. The...


1823 - America

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First state of Henry Schenk Tanner's map of America from is American Atlas. The map shows Russian America (green) in great detail, with very little known or shown in California and the West. The Lewis River reflects details supplied by Lewis &...