United States

Antique rare maps of United States

Rare old maps of the United States.


1719 - Carte Tres Curieuse De La Mer Du Sud Contenant Des Remarques Nouvelles Et Tres Utiles Non Seulement Sur Les Ports et Isles de Cette Mer, Mais aussy sur les principaux Pays de l'Amerique tant Septentrionale que Meridionale, Avec les Noms & la Route des Voy

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Exceptional Full Hand-Colored Example. Beautifully hand-colored four-sheet map centered on America and showing the various trade and exploration routes in the Pacific and Atlantic. Chatelain's "very curious map" is one of the most spectacular...


1775 - A Chart of North and South America, including the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, with the nearest Coasts of Europe, Africa and Asia.

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One of the Most Detailed and Important Map of the Americas made by a Scandalous Geographer This is a nice example of the 1775 edition of this important six sheet chart of North and South America, originally compiled by John Green (a.k.a. Bradock...


1849 - Map of the Gold Regions of California. Showing the Routes via Chagres and Panama, Cape Horn &c.

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Striking example of Ensign & Thayer's rare promotional broadside map showing the routes from the east coast to the Gold Regions of California. The broadside consists of a large map of Upper California, a second map of America showing the various...


1848 - Mexico and Guatemala

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Detailed map of Mexico and Guatemala, with an excellent treatment of most of Texas. The road system in Texas is of note in this map.


1596 - Delineatio Omnium Orarum Totius Australis Partis Americae, Dictae Peruvianae, a R. de la Plata, Brasiliam, Pariam, & Castellam . . .

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Rare Contemporary-Colored Example of Linschoten's Map of South America Striking example of this spectacular map of South America, the Caribbean, Florida and the Gulf Coast, along with a marvelous treatment of the unknown southern continent. Engraved...


1623 - [The Second Map of California as an Island!] Zwoelffter Theil der Newen Welt...

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The Beginning of the Myth -- The Second Map To Show the Island of California Beautiful engraved title page for the 1623 German-language edition of Herrera, published as the twelfth part of Theodore de Bry's Grand Voyages. This title page follows the...


1658 - Novissima et Accuratissima Totius Americae Descriptio per N. Visscher (California shown as an island)

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Beautifully hand-colored example of Visscher's famous map of the Western Hemisphere, showing California as an Island and a small slice of New Zealand at the lower-left corner, next to the title cartouche. Visscher's map became the proto-type map for...


1664 - L'Amerique Autrement Le Nouveau Monde et Indes Occidentales . . . 1664 [1st complete state]

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Early state of Du Val's scarce map of America. Du Val's map of America was first issued in 1655, in the second edition of his Cartes Geographiques. Between 1655 and 1687, the map went through at least 12 recorded examples. Both the 1st and 2nd states...


1676 - America with those known parts in that unknowne worlde both people and manner of buildings described and inlarged by I.S. Ano 1626

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Decorative example of the 1676 edition of Speed's landmark map of America, the first atlas map to depict California as an Island and to accurately depict the East Coast of North America, from Speed's Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World. The...


1678 - Novissima et Accuratissima Totius Americae Descriptio per F. de Wit . . .

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A Newly Discovered Map of America Showing California As An Island Apparently the only known example of this interesting map of America, which credits "Vogel, sc." as its engraver. While the map title identifies Frederick De Wit as the maker, this is...


1680 - [Wall Map] West-Indische Paskaert waer in de graden der breedde over weder zyden vande middelyn wassende so vergrooten dat die geproportioneert syn tegen hunne nevenstaende graden de lengde.

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A Remarkable Dutch Sea Chart Used For Navigation Between Africa and America Rare Johannes Van Keulen issue of Pieter Goos's sea chart of the Atlantic Ocean, America and Africa, first published circa 1680. This chart was created for use at sea by...


1685 - Novissima et Accuratissima Totius Americae Descriptio per Ioannem De Ram (California as an Island).

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Decorative old color example of Joannes De Ram's extremely rare map of America. Includes California as an Island, no sign of the Great Lakes, non-existent coastline north of the Island of California and misprojected South America. The map predates La...


1690 - Novissima et Accuratissima Septentrionalis ac Meridionalis Americae Descriptio . . .

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De Wit’s Map of the Americas—The First Dutch Map to Show Five Great Lakes Fine example of De Wit’s map of the Americas, first published ca. 1675. It was the first Dutch map to include all five Great Lakes, an improvement on De Wit’s first map...


1695 - America

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Scarce map of America, showing California as an island, from the Thesaurus Geographicus, a scarce late 17th century English publication. While the publisher is not credited, this is almost certainly one of Herman Moll's earliest engraving efforts....


1700 - Mer De Sud Ou Pacifique Contenant L'Isle de Californe les Costes de Mexique, Du Perou, Chili et le Detroit de Magellanique &c.

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Fine example of Pierre Mortier's map of the Pacific, which appeared in later editions of the famous Neptune Francois This fine map of the Pacific was drawn from previously unpublished manuscript maps collected by the Portuguese crown and secreted away...


1700 - Recentissima Novi Orbis Sive Americae Septentrionalis et Meridionalis Tabula ex Officina Caroli Allard . . .

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Antique Map of America -- California as an Island -- First Credible Naming and Depiction of the Missouri River Nice old color example of Allard's rare map of America, with a small inset of New Zealand, California as an island, and an unusual land...