Archive for January, 2012

Map of the Day: Yoshimoto Map of Echigo no Kuni I (1834)

January 31st, 2012

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Yoshimoto map of Echigo no Kuni I of II (or country). The Kuni system was abolished in the mid-19C after Meiji Restoration. Often times, but not always, Kuni boundaries correspond to a current prefecture of Japan.

Map size 32 cm x 24 cm.

Condition: Good to very good. Minor damage and period repair to margins, center fold as issued.

Mapmaker Yamazaki YOSHIMOTO, date published TENPO 5 (1834)

Published by IWANAMI as "KOKUSHO SO MOKUROKU the Japanese classical books catalogue of the maximum scale" Difficult to find and historically significant.

 

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Map of the Day: La Brugere Map of Norway, Sweden, and Iceland (1877)

January 30th, 2012

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Hand-colored map of Norway, Sweden, and Iceland, single sheet, light foxing, no rips or tears.

F. de la La Brugere and Alphonse Baralle, 1877. publisher: Fayard Paris, Atlas Universel. Original map, not a reprint or reproduction.

Map size 25 cm x 30 cm.

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Map of the Day: Finley Map of New Jersey (1827)

January 29th, 2012

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Finley map of New Jersey, with country coloring. Original hand coloring and outlining.

From The A New General Atlas, using a Complete Set of Maps, Representing the Grand Divisions of the Globe, together with the Several Empires, Kingdoms and States in the World.

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Map of the Day: Andree Map of Southern India and Delhi (1903)

January 28th, 2012

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Andree map of Southern India with Delhi and Agra inset. Original factory outlining and coloring.

From Andrees Allgemeiner Handatlas in 126 Haupt- und 139 Nebenkarten. Updated with new findings by A. Scobel. The Andree maps of the late 19th and early 20th century revolutionized mapmaking as by far the most detailed of the period, and for combining physical and political representations on one sheet in a way similar to contemporary maps today. In particular, Andree’s information on the Pacific and Africa were unsurpassed. Published Bielefeld and Leipzig by Verlag Von Velhagen and Klasing.

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Map of the Day: Columbian Map of Palestine (1893)

January 27th, 2012

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Rathbun map of Palestine. Original factory coloring and outlining.

From The Columbian World’s Fair Atlas.

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Map of the Day: Andree Map of The Baltics (1903)

January 26th, 2012

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Andree map of Northwestern Russia. Original factory outlining and coloring.

From Andrees Allgemeiner Handatlas in 126 Haupt- und 139 Nebenkarten. Updated with new findings by A. Scobel. The Andree maps of the late 19th and early 20th century revolutionized mapmaking as by far the most detailed of the period, and for combining physical and political representations on one sheet in a way similar to contemporary maps today. In particular, Andree’s information on the Pacific and Africa were unsurpassed. Published Bielefeld and Leipzig by Verlag Von Velhagen and Klasing.

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Map of the Day: Cram Map of Greece (1893)

January 25th, 2012

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Cram’s map of Greece. Factory coloring, well detailed. 

Map size 28 cm x 22 cm.

Condition very good to fine. No rips or tears, small toning at edges.

From Cram’s Atlas of the World, G.F. Cram, Chicago, 1893.

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Map of the Day: Cary map of Leicestershire (1787)

January 24th, 2012

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Cary map of Leicestershire, original hand outlining.

Map size 27 cm x 21 cm.

Condition very good. No rips or tears, minor foxing and toning.

From Cary

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Map of the Day: Andree Map of Brandenburg, Pommern and Posen (1903)

January 23rd, 2012

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Andree map of Brandenburg, Pommern, and Posen. Original factory outlining and coloring.

From Andrees Allgemeiner Handatlas in 126 Haupt- und 139 Nebenkarten. Updated with new findings by A. Scobel. The Andree maps of the late 19th and early 20th century revolutionized mapmaking as by far the most detailed of the period, and for combining physical and political representations on one sheet in a way similar to contemporary maps today. In particular, Andree’s information on the Pacific and Africa were unsurpassed. Published Bielefeld and Leipzig by Verlag Von Velhagen and Klasing.

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Map of the Day: Lowry Map of Syria and Arabia Petraea (1853)

January 22nd, 2012

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Lowry’s Map of Syria and Arabia Petraea. Original hand coloring and outlining.

From Lowry’s Table Atlas: Constructed and Engraved from the Most recent Authorities. By J. W. Lowry, F.R.G.S. Published by Chapman and Hall, Picadilly, London, sometime between 1853 and 1855. Joseph Wilson Lowry was a prolific London cartographer and engraver, later working with Blackie and as the appointed engraver to the Geological Survey of Great Britian and Ireland. Early edition of a classic London series.

Map size 41 cm x 29 cm.

Condition good. Light toning at edges, heavy toning in fold. Center fold as issued.

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