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1761 - Hemisphere Occidental ou du Nouveau Monde . . . [and] Hemisphere Oriental ou de L'Ancien Monde . . . MDCCLXI

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First State of An Important Enlightenment Era Mapping of the World Marvelous pair of large scale maps of the Eastern and Western Hemisphere, showing the known World on the eve of the first Voyage of Captain James Cook. The map is a fine example of...


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1766 - Hemisphere Orientale

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Interesting map of the Eastern Hemisphere showing explorers' routes with dates, an early projection of Australia, with Van Diemen's Land attached and speculative coastlines along most of the Southern and Eastern Coasts. A fine map from Brion De La...


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1790 - [Cyrillic -- Eastern & Western Hemispheres]

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Rare set of Eastern Hemisphere and Western Hemisphere maps, with place names in Cyrillic, likely published at the end of the 18th Century. The maps show Hawaii, but Tasmania (Van Diemens Land) is still attached to the mainland of Australia, which...


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1800 - West Halbkugel (and) Oestliche Halbkugel

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Antique Map of the Western Hemisphere and Eastern Hemisphere Scarce pair of hemispheric maps, issued in about 1800. Tasmania is separated from Australia and Washington D.C. is named, both of which suggest a date of about 1800.


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1835 - Northern Hemisphere / Southern Hemisphere

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Interesting early American twin-hemispheric map on a polar projection, published in Boston. Still no part of the Antarctic landmass shown.


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1835 - Western Hemisphere (and) Eastern Hemisphere

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Detailed pair of hemispheric maps of the World, from Burr's Atlas Universal. Shows an oddly configured Australia and Alaska, as well as conjectural knowledge of the Northwest Passage, about 25 years before its discovery.


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1935 - Economy of the Pacific

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Smaller version of Miguel Covarrubias's iconic map from his Pageant of the Pacific series. This well regarded stylized map by the Mexican painter, illustrator, filmmaker and anthropologist Miguel Covarrubias, often called Mexico's Renaissance Man....


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0 - [Musselini Celebrates Pearl Harbor] Grande Carta Del Pacifico

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Musselini Celebrates The Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor -- Provoked by A Democratic Despot Issued 4 days after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, this message from Musselini, celebrates the attack and speaking in fiery nationalistic rhetoric in...


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1506 - [Early Photographic Facsimile of Kunstmann III]

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Photographic Facsimile of a Now-Lost Map of the New World, From the Collection of Edward Luther Stevenson. An early photographic facsimile of the famed, and now-lost, Kunstmann III map of the New World. Kunstmann III (Cod. 31-2) was one of at least...


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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...


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1660 - Solis Circa Orbem Terrarum Spiralis Revolutio

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Nice example of Cellarius's chart illustrating the path of the sun's annual rotation around the earth, from the northern tropic to the southern. The band of the zodiac is included, with names and symbols of the various signs of the zodiac, surrounded...


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1660 - Scenographia Systematis Mundani Ptolemaici . . .

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Fine example of Cellarius's chart illustrating Claudius Ptolemy's earth-centered model of the universe. In the second century, Claudius Ptolemy, an important Egyptian Astronomer and Geographer, postulated that the Sun and Planets revolved around the...


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1708 - Haemisphaerii Borealis Coeli et Terrae Sphaeri Cascenographia

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Nice example of this finely executed map of the Northern Sky, illustrating the constellations of the Northern Hemisphere superimposed over the Pacific Ocean, first published by Andreas Cellarius in 1660. The map provides a fantastic image of the...


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1714 - Orbis Veteribus Noti Tabula Nova . . . Septemb. MD CC XIV

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Detailed map of the Eastern Hemisphere, published in 1714 by De L'Isle. The map shows an incomplete Australian Coastline and early cartographic details in the Southern part of the hemisphere.


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1720 - Orbis Terrarum veteribus cogniti Typus ad mentem veterum Geographorum praesentatur a Christ. Weigel

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A detailed map of the Eastern Hemisphere, including a detailed depiction of the known coastlines of Australia. Four continents are shown in elegant color. Regions, cities, rivers, and more are all named and many more mountain ranges and features are...


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1725 - Hemisphere Orientale du Globe Terrestre contenant L'Asie, L'Afrique, L'Europe et Parties des Terres Arctiques et Antarctiques Subdivisees en Leurs Regions.

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Rare map of the Eastern Hemisphere, from Pierre Moullart Sanson's rare Introduction a la Geographie. The map provides an interesting apocryphal treatment of the South Polar region and an incomplete Australia. The map is part of a series of maps...