United States

Antique rare maps of United States

Rare old maps of the United States.


1674 - Carte Universelle Du Commerce, c'est a dire Carte Hidrographique, ou sont exactement decrites, Les Costes des 4 Parties du Monde, Avecque les Routes pour la Navigation des Indes, Occidentales et Orientales . . . 1674.

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Illustrating the Major Commercial Sea Routes of the 17th Century First state of Pierre Du Val's scarce 17th Century map of the World, illustrating the most important world trade routes during the middle of the 17th Century. Du Val's map is...


1700 - Planisphaerium Terrestre cum utroque Coelesti Hemisphaerio, sive Diversa Orbis Terraquei . . .

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Visually Striking Double Hemisphere Map of the World Fine example of Adam Freidrich Zürner's complex and informative double hemisphere map of the world, artfully embellished with a multitude of decorative scenes and projections of celestial bodies....


1700 - The World In Planisphere

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Very attractive double-hemisphere map with California depicted as an island. Decorative banner contains title. In the center of the banner there is a smaller sphere showing the North Pole. This map shows a number of place names along with the names of...


1700 - Werelt Caert

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Decorative double hemisphere map of the World, showing California as an Island, with the Continents represented in the female form. The map is based upon Visscher's earlier Bible maps. There are a number of variants with subtle changes, issued in the...


1700 - A New Map of the Terraqueous Globe according to the Ancient Discoveries and most general Divisions of it into Continents and Oceans.

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Decorative double hemisphere map of the World, dedicated to William, Duke of Glouchester. This map shows California as an Island, an incomplete New Holland attached to N. Guinea, partial New Zealand Coast line and no Southern Continent. Extensive...


1705 - [Proietio Optica Hemisphaerii Polaris Arctici]

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Unusual World map on a North Polar projection, with a highly enlarged depiction of Greenland and Iceland and celestial model in the upper right. The map shows California as an Island and a potential NW Passage and also a possible continuous landmass...


1717 - Mappe-Monde ou Carte Generale De La Terre, Dressee Sur les Observations de Mrs. De L'Academi Royal des Sciences . . . 1717

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Decorative double hemisphere map of the World, published by one of Paris's leading mapmakers, Nicolas De Fer in 1700. In the west, the map shows California as an Island, the Northwest Passage, an interesting misprojection of the Great Lakes, and the...


1719 - Mapmonde ou Description Genrale Du Globe Terrestre (Australia connected to Antarctica)

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An Unusual Treatment of Australia and the Unknown Southern Continent Decorative world map, showing California as an island, the tracks of several explorers around the world and Celestial images of the sun Kircher and the moon by Cassini. The map...


1792 - Mappe Monde ou Description Du Globe Terrestre & Aquatique…MDCCXCII

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Hubert Jaillot's World Map Re-Issued At the End of the 18th Century Scarce Dutch decorative double hemisphere map of the World one of the most unique and decorative world maps of the period. By the end of the 17th Century, Paris was supplanting...


1846 - Map of the World on Mercator's Projection Published By T & E. H. Ensign. . . . 1846 [Flag of Republic of Texas]

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Flag of the Republic of Texas! Striking map of the World on Mercator's Projection, published by Ensign in New York. The map is ringed with flags of the World, including the flag of the Republic of Texas, American Jack and American Commodore. The...


1945 - [World Map - Pearl Harbor] World News of the Week, Monday December 10, 1945

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Detailed map of the world, with a large inset map of Oahu, illustrating the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The map was issued on the fourth anniversary of Pearl Harbor, with a discussion of the details of the attack and ancillary facts related...


1750 - Carte de la Mer du Sud ou Mer Pacifique entre l'Equateur et le 39 1/2 de Latitude Septentrionale

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Impressive Chart of the Pacific Ocean Depicting a Thrilling Circumnavigation Dynamic chart of the mid-Pacific Ocean from the French-edition of Anson’s bestselling voyage account. It includes voyage tracks of Anson’s Centurion and the ship he...


1782 - Hemisphere Occidental Dresse pour l'usage particulier du Roy . . . Revu, Corrige et Augmente des Nouvelles Decouvertes et des Voyages Capitaine Cook, de ce Celebre Navigaterur avec les Routes . . . 1782

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Scarce late state of Guillaume De L'Isle's map of the Western Hemisphere, updated to include the 3 voyages of Captain James Cook. Dezauche also shows the route of the voyages of Abel Tasman (1642), Quiros, Magellan (1520), Le Maire (1616), Mendana...


1816 - Northern Hemisphere Projected On The Plan of The Horizon of London By Geo. Buchanan

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Interesting and highly detailed map of the Northern Hemisphere, published by John Thomson. Includes an unusual orientation such that all of Asia, Europe, Africa and North America are shown. Includes the tracks from Cook's voyages, along with dates...


1655 - Pascaerte van Brazil en Nieu Nederlandt van Cuorvo en Flores tot de Barbados nu eerst uyt gegeven door Arnold Colom tot

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An important and very rare early Dutch Sea Chart, focusing on Canada, New England, the Eastern Caribbean, Brazil, Guyana and Venezuela. This attractive sea chart assumes the perspective of the westward direction facing upwards and embraces the Western...


1685 - Pt. of North America & the Coasts of Europe & Africa according to Mercator's Projection. By P. Lea. (Shows The Caralinia Colony)

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The Second Surviving Example of Philip Lea's Separately Issued Map of North America, Including The Earliest Reference to Daniel Coxe's Carolana Colony and one of the First English Maps to Name the Mississippi River. Extremely rare map of North...