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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...


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...


1685 - A New Chart of the Sea Coast of Newfound land, new Scotland, new England, new Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and part of Carolina . . .

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An English Rarity First state of Thornton's sea chart of the Canadian, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic coast, the most up-to-date sea chart of the period. Prior to 1685, John Thornton's former partner William Fisher had entered into a partnership with...


1685 - A New Map of New England New York New Iarsey Pensilvania Maryland and Virginia

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Spectacular Contemporary Color Example of An Important Map of the British Colonies with the First Printed Plan of New York Harbor Remarkable old color example of the final edition of Thornton, Morden & Lea's important map of the English Colonies...


1685 - Pas-kaart Van de Golff de Guanaios Met 't Canaal Tusschen Yucatan en I. Cuba . . .

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Fine old color example of Van Keulen's sea chart of the Yucatan and Vicinity, including Cozumel, and parts of the Coast of Belize, Nicaragua, Honduras and the western part of Cuba, from De Nieuwe Groote Lichtende Zee-Fakkel . . . . A very attractive...


1685 - Pas-kaart Van de Zee-kusten van Guiana Tusschen Cabo Noord en Rio Amano . . . (Inset maps of Fort van Cajana and I. Cayana)

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Fine Dutch sea chart of the coast of French Guyana, with insets of both the island and fort of Cayenne. French Guiana was the location of the only successful, long-term French colony in South America. Though the earliest French settlements here were...


1685 - Novissima et Accuratissima Totius Angliae, Scotiae et Hiberniae Tabula…

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Scarce Theodoris Danckerts' edition of this scarce map of the British Isles, which includes one of the most striking and decorative cartouches to embellish a Dutch map of the British Isles. Includes an elaborate title cartouche.


1685 - Carte Des Isles Britaniques ou Sont les Royaumes d'Angleterre, et d'Ecosse que nous appellons Grande Bretagne et celui d'Irlande Avecque les Isles quie en sont proche, et Les Costes de France, de Flandre et de Holande . . . 1685

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Fine example of Pierre Du Val's striking map of the British Isles. The present example bears the imprint of "Chez I. Besson en l'Isle du Palais sur le Quay de l'Horologue . . . 1685," making it a very early imprint following Du Val's death and before...


1685 - [Switzerland] Helvetiae Rhaetiae et Valesiae Nova Tabula Geographica M. DC. LXXXV

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Rare map of the Swiss Cantons, published by Johann Caspar Steiner, published in Zug. Steiner was also the author of Germano-Helveto-Sparta, oder, Kurz-deutliche Grund Zeichnung dess alt-teutschen Spartier-Landes, dass ist Schweitzer-Land, published in...


1685 - The Empire of Germany in which are distinguished the Dominions of the House of Austria... | The Empire of Germany divided according to the Extent of all the Estates Principalities and Soveraignities that are or have been comprehended under the name of Ger

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First State of Berry's Rare Map of Germany. Large-format engraved map of Germany, extending to Poland and the Low Countries, by one of London's premier 17th-century mapmakers, William Berry. Many of Berry's maps are dedicated to Charles II, however,...


1685 - Regnum Bohemiae eique Annexae Provinciae ut Ducatus Silesiase Marchionatus Moraviae et Lustia Vulgo Die Erb-Landeren . . .

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Rare Johannes De Ram map of Bohemia, Silesia, Moravia and Lusatia. Highly detailed map from one of the rarest Dutch map makers of the late 17th Century.


1685 - Typus Generalis Ukrainae sive Palatinatuum Podoliae, Kioviensis et Braczlaviensis terras nova delineatione exhibens

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Finely colored example of Moses Pitt's map of Ukraine, divided into provinces, which appeared in a composite atlas by Abraham Wolfgang. Pitt's map, first issued by Jan Jansson in about 1657, is one of the earliest maps to include the name Ukraine in...


1685 - Insula Ceilon et Madura Exactsissime delineata et nuperrime edita per Ioannem de Ram

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Fine Original Color Rare Johannes de Ram map of Ceilon, one of the most decorative large format maps of Ceilon of the period. The island is shown in remarkable detail, along with the contiguous coast of India. Two large allegorical cartouches. The...


1685 - Insula Ceilon olim Taprobana Incolis Tenarisin et Lankawn exactissime deleineata nuperrime edita . . .

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Fine large format map of Sri Lanka, first published in Amsterdam by Nicolas Visscher. One of the largest atlas maps of Sri Lanka, with a striking cartouche, embellished with an elephant and local Sri Lankans.


1685 - Barbaria (Gold Highlights!)

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Gold Heightened, old color example of Blaeu's map of the North African Coastline. From a composite atlas published by Abraham Wolfgang in Amsterdam.