One of the most interesting and attractive 19th century wall maps of North America.This majestic work was done in 1854 by Jacob Monk , as the new country was beginning to expand fully to the Pacific following the land gains after the Mexican War...
The title of this map is "Map No. 2 of the El Paso & Fort Yuma Wagon Road." It was made by Leach and published in 1857 for the Department of the Interior. (Sen. Ex. Doc. No. 36. Ho. Ex. Doc. No. 108 - 2nd Sess. 35 Cong) The map is not hand colored. This map can be removed from frame for shipping. The dimensions of the map with frame is 44 5/8" x 31 1/2", without frame the map is 35" x 21 1/2".
"Explorations and Surveys for a Rail Road from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean: Route Near the 35th Parallel. Map No. 2, from the Rio Grande to the Pacific Ocean." Created by Whipple and Weeks for the War Department in 1855. The mountainous regions are hand-colored. Map can be removed from frame for shipping. The dimensions of the map with frame are 61 1/2" x 32", without frame the map is 52 1/8" x 23 1/8"
Topographical Map of the Road From Missouri to Oregon Commencing at the Mouth of the Kansas in the Missouri River and Ending at the Mouth of the Wallah-Wallah in the Columbia in VII Sections from the Field Notes and Journal of Capt. J.C. Fremont and from Sketches and Notes Made on the Ground by His Assistant Charles Preuss, Compiled by Charles Preuss, 1846 by the Order of the Senate of the United States. Lithographed by E. Weber & Co...
Jodocus Hondius: "Virginiae Item et Floridae Americae Provinciarum, Nova Descriptio" Hand-colored copper engraving from 1633, French Version. 17" x 21 5/8"
Jan Jansson: "Virginiae Partis Australis et Floridae Partis Orientalis interjacentiumqus regionum nova descriptio" 1639 Amsterdam Hand-colored copper plate engraving. Old marginal repairs, one repair at top entering outline area 1/4 inch. Sheet is 19 3/4" x 23 5/8"
From the 1826 book by William Ellis, "Narrative of a Tour through Hawaii, or Owhyhee..." (see previous listing for full details), this is the second fold out map from this rare volume. Measuring 10 5/8" by 8 1/2", this map shows all the Hawaiian, or Sandwich Islands, with an inset of Oahu, and marked Longitude and Latitudes. In good condition, with wear and losses to edges, fold lines, and light foxing and stains (all visible in photos).
From the book by William Ellis, "Narrative of a Tour through Hawaii, or Owhyhee; with Remarks on the History, Traditions, Manners, Customs and Language of the Inhabitants of the Sandwich Islands", published in London in 1826 by H. Fisher, Son and P. Jackson, engraved by J, Tyrer, this map is one of two fold out maps, along with eight engravings from this rare edition that are listed here; see catalog for other map and each individual engraving...
South America, Old School Map, Cram’s 1950’s
We may not want to go back to school, but you have to agree the maps that hung in the class room have great color and graphics. This map is a just that rolls it down and explores South America. The vivid blues and greens with bold black lettering identify the countries, capital cities and other points of interest. The bottom of the map has the map’s scale and other information, including the maker, Cram’s...
Published as the Act directs by Brightly & Kinnersley Bungay, May 1st 1807.
Copper engraved map with contemporary outline hand color.
CONDITION: in good condition.
MEASUEMENTS: 10 ¼ x 8 1/8 inches
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"Les Indes Orientales". A very rare map by Nicolas de Fer, printed by Danet in Paris, 1721. Large and decorative, shows in detail the area enclosed by the Maledives to Afghanistan and the Yellow River to Java. Outlines coloured. Good condition with a small tear in the upper left corner.
Dim. (within the passe-partout): 47x61,5cm.
Reduced in price from 1.500 euro to 750 euro.
"An Accurate Map of North America Drawn From The Best Modern Maps and Charts and Regulated by Astronomical Observations" 1747 Original Copperplate Engraving on Laid Paper. Plate measures 8 1/4" x 6 1/2;" sheet is 7 7/8" x 9 5/8."
This is a map entitled "Places of Meeting of the Hoar Cross Hunt". It is a lovely old original map with hand tinting on age toned paper and prominent fold lines. According to my research this map was created by John Dower circa 1843. The area encompasses Staffordshire, Derbyshire, and Leicestershire counties. It is housed in a period birdseye maple frame that measures 17.5 X 15.5 inches...
A rare and interesting Victorian era English page turner made of wood. This piece was an advertisement 'give away' item for the Eastern Telegraph Company, Ltd. of London. It features a map on both sides of the blade, and an 1899 calendar, with 6 months displayed on each side of the handle. So unusual! This was probably a premium gift item given to the company's customers. It measures 13.25 inches long and condition is very good considering the age and composition...
"Europe from the Best Authorities" published as the Act directs by C. Brightly & E. Kinnersley Bungay Suffolk August 24th, 1815. Copper engraved map with original
MEASUREMENTS: 10 ½ x 8 ¼ inches
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