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1834 - Carte Generale du Voyage Pittoresque autour du Monde . . .

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Interesting early map of the world, from D'Urville's Voyage pittoreque autour du Monde. The map is one of the earliest printed maps to include the name Hawaii in its modern English spelling.


1837 - Distribution Des Races Humaines a la Surface du Globe, D'Apres Le Regne Animal De Cuvier Par. Cn. Lemonnier, Professeur Adjt - d'Histoire Nouvelle a l'Academie de Paris.

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A Graphic Adaptation of George's Cuvier's Le Regne Animal To The Human Race Rare Ethnographic Map of the World, illustrating the distribution of human races by Louis-Ceran Lemonnier, based upon the methods set forth in Georges Cuvier's Le Regne...


1851 - The World on Mercators Projection Shewing the Voyages of Captain Cook Round the World

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Full color example of this marvelous map with a beautiful decorative border, based upon the 3 voyages of of Captain James Cook. An amazing depiction of a sailing vessel of the time, likely intended to represent Cook's Endeavour. Engraved for R....


1853 - Dr. Eduard Stolle's Uebersichtskarte der Zuckerproduction der ganzen Erde. . . . 1853 (Map of the Sugar-Cultivation throughout the whole Earth 1853 . . . )

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Rare and fascinating world map, showing the sugar producing regions of the World. Dr. Eduard Stolle was a chemist and writer of art and science. Stolle wrote a number of works on sugar beet farming and processing. Alexander von Humboldt wrote a...


1862 - Eastern Hemisphere [with] Western Hemisphere

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Interesting pair of maps of the hemispheres, colored by countries. Includes an incomplete mapping of Antarctica. Alaska is still noted as being a Russian Possession and Hawaii is the Sandwich Islands.


1882 - Planisphere Des Croyances Religieuses et des Missions Chretiennes Par M. Valerien Groffier.

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Rare map of the world, showing a statistical depiction of the religous beliefs around the world and the location of Christian Missionaries.


1893 - Geographical Portfolio

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Fine color chromolithograph title page for Yaggy's Geographical Portfolio. Originally issued as an educational aid, Yaggy's charts are among the most distinctive and stunning comparative charts ever published. Unlike the smaller, simpler and more...


1959 - Carte Des Lignes -- Compagnie Generale Transatlantique French Line

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A Large Promotional Map for the Compagnie Generale Transatlantique. Decorative map of the Atlantic Ocean, highlighting the routes taken by the Compagnie Générale Transatlantique, French Line between Europe and the Americas. The company was founded...


1558 - [First Map of the American Continent] Tavola dell' isole nuove, le quali son nominate occidentali, & indiane per diversi rispetti.

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First Printed Map of the American Continent Early state of Sebastian Münster’s map of America, the earliest to show all of North and South America in a true continental form with a continuous coastline. It is also the first to use Mare Pacificum as...


1579 - Americae Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio

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Scarce Second State of Abraham Ortelius' Map of the Americas, One of the Most Iconic Maps of the Western Hemisphere Orteliu's map of America is without doubt one of the most recognized and influential maps of the Americas from the sixteenth century...


1583 - (Sir Francis Drake) Franciscus Draeck Nobilissimus Eques Angliae Ano. Aet. Sue 43.

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Rare contemporary portait of Sir Francis Drake, celebrating his circumnavigation of the World, engraved by Jodocus Hondius during his residency in London and later finished by George Vertue in the early 18th Century. This marvelous engraving is...


1596 - America

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Rare late edition of Magini's scarce map of the Western Hemisphere, first published in Venice in 1596. The present example appeared in Raphael Savonarola's Universus Terrarum Orbis Scriptorum. The map follows the work of Giovanni Lorenzo d'Anania, who...


1596 - America Sive Novus Orbis Respectu Europaeorum Inferior Globi Terrestris Pars 1596

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With Full Length Portraits of Columbus, Vespucci, Magellan and Pizzaro Striking example of Theodor De Bry's scarce and dramatic map of the New World shown in a sphere and bordered by full-length portraits of Columbus, Vespucci, Magellan and Pizarro....


1603 - Maris Pacifici quod vulgo Mar del Zud

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The First Printed Map of the Pacific Ocean Old color example of Ortelius' Maris Pacifici . . . , the first printed map of the Pacific Ocean. Ortelius's Maris Pacifici map was first issued in 1590. The map is based upon Mercator's world map of 1569,...


1606 - Americae Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio [English Edition!]

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The English Edition in Full Original Color! Fine old color example of the rare English language edition of Ortelius' map of America. Offered only in 1606 in an edition of 300 copies, the English edition of this map is highly prized among collectors,...


1606 - America

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Hondius’ Impressive Map of the Americas Featuring Anian and Quiviria Fine old color example of this highly sought-after map of America, engraved by Joducus Hondius the Elder. The map shows the North and South American continents surrounded by...