United States

Antique rare maps of United States

Rare old maps of the United States.


1702 - L'Amerique Septentrionale & Meridionale divisee en ses principales parties . . .

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Scarce map of America, published in Amsterdam by Gerard Valk. Valk's map of California shows many of the most fascinating myths of the 17th Century. California is shown as an island on the so-called "second Sanson Model." A massive land bridge extends...


1705 - America Aurea Pars Altera Mundi Auctoribus Gerardo et Leonardo Valk (California as an Island)

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Decorative example of this striking map of America, showing California as an Island based upon the Second Sanson Model, published by the Valk family. Terrae Esonis and Fretum Anian shown in the Northwest. Intriguing detail in the interior. Mississippi...


1706 - Amerika of de Nieuwe Weerld Aller Eerst Door C Kolumbus . . . 1492

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Decorative map of America, illustrating the voyage of Christopher Columbus to then New World in 1492. Includes and incomplete Great Lakes, unknown Northwest Coast of America, highly inaccurate mapping of the Mississippi River, the 7 Cities of Cibola...


1709 - Americae Tam Septentrionalis Quam Meridionalis in Mappa Geographica Deliniatio . . . (California as an island)

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Scarce Zurner Map of America -- California shown as an Island. Fine old color example of this scarce map of America, showing California as an island, published by Zurner and engraved by Pieter Schenk. Zurner's map is a fascinating compilation of up...


1710 - [California as an Island - First State!] Totius Americae Septentrionalis et Meridionalis Novissima Representatio . . .

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Nice example of the first edition of Johann Baptiste Homann's map of America, showing California as an Island on the second Sanson model and pre-dating Homann's privilege. The Straits of Anian are shown forming a Northwest Passage between California...


1719 - A New Map of America From the latest Observations . . .

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Nice example of John Senex's decorative map of America. Senex's map is curious for several reasons. First, unlike most maps of the period, Senex adds a conjectural Northwest Coastline, which includes a number of islands and several lakes, including...


1720 - Carte De L'Amerique (California as an Island)

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Interesting map of North America, showing California as an island, from Chatelain's monumental 7 volume Atlas Historique. Includes 4 printed views of the counsels of the West Indies, North America, South America and Terre Ferme.


1728 - (4 sheet chart of the Atlantic--Large Inset of Chesapeake & Delaware & NYC Harbor) Chart of the Atlantic Ocean from Buttons Island To Port Royall / . . . Oronoque River To The River May / . . . Coast of Africa from Cape Teffalana to Cape Formosa / . . .

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Early Four-Sheet Sea Chart of the Atlantic Ocean Scarce and detailed early eighteenth-century English set of sea charts of the Atlantic Ocean, with a fine, large inset of the area between the Hudson River and the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. The...


1729 - Americae Aucta Delineatio [California as an Island]

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Decorative map from a scarce A.F. Zurner atlas. Full original color. Shows a unique projection of California as an island, and marvelous Terra Iesso, running from Fretum Anian to Japan. Bits of Australia are shown as Quiri Regio. A nice scarce map.


1730 - Novus Orbis Sive America Meridionalis et Septentrionalis . . . (California as an Island)

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Striking, Richly Engraved Map of the Americas Fine, decorative and detailed map of the Americas, with California as an island and two richly illustrated cartouches. The present map depicts the Americas and parts of France, Spain, Portugal, and...


1740 - Nov. Orbis sive America Septentrionalis . . [California as an Island]

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Decorative map of North America, showing California as an Island, based upon the second Sanson Model. The present example is from the private collection of Glen McLaughlin, author of The Mapping of California as an Island. (Letter available upon...


1741 - America cum Supplementis Poly-Glottis

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Rare map of America identifying the prevalent languages of the world. Includes two text tables with the Characters of the Persian and Brahmam languages. California is shown as an Island. From Synopsis Universae Philologiae.


1756 - [The First Maps in a la poupée Printed Color] Cartes en Couleur des Lieux Sujets aux tremblements de Terre Dans toutes les parties du Monde Selon le Sisteme de l’impulsion Solaire

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The First a la poupée Color Printed Maps in A Rare Pamphlet On The Relationship Between The Sun and Earthquakes Extremely rare separately published pamphlet by Jean Fabien Gautier D'Agoty, containing a complete set of his maps from his Observations...


1760 - America [Manuscript Map Showing the Sea of the West!]

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Decorative manuscript map of America, illustrating the mythical Sea of the West, apparently prepared in Italy. The map includes a marvelously precise hand and wonderful detail, with fine wash colors.


1780 - Carte D'Amerique Dresssee Pour L'Instruction . . .

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Fine example of Buache's map of America, recently updates and improved to remove the sea of the west, based upon the discoveries of Cook and Russian explorers. This map gives extraordinary treatment to the region, although there is curiously no...


1781 - [Atlantis?] Ristretto Delle Carte presentate all' Academia delle Scienze di Parigi negli anni 1737 e 1752 dal Sig di Buache

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The First Americans Came To America via the Lost Continent of Atlantis?—Rare Italian Map from Work on the Origins of Americans Utilizing The Theories of Philippe Buache Very rare, Italian example of Buache’s theoretical geographic ideas on...