Archive for March, 2012

Map of the Day: Mitchell Map of Switzerland (1852)

March 31st, 2012

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Mitchell and Cowperthwait map of Switzerland, hand-colored by province. Original hand outlining and coloring.

From A New Universal Atlas of the World, containing maps of the various empires, kingdoms, states and republics of the World. By William Augustus Mitchell, one of the most notable American mapmakers of the 19th century. The early pre-1855 Mitchell editions in particular are prized for their accuracy and rarity, especially in their representations of the American West and Asia. Publisher Thomas, Cowperthwait, and co., Philadelphia.

Map size 36 cm x 30 cm.

Condition good to very good. Minor toning at edges and spotting throughout. 

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Map of the Day: Delamarche Map of Russia in Europe (1858)

March 30th, 2012

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Delamarche map of European Russia. Original printing and original hand coloring and outlining.

From Atlas de Geographie: Physique, Politique, et Historique. Published by Librarie Geographique de Aug. Grosslin, successeurs de Delamarche, geographe du roi. Annee Scolaire. by A. Delamarche, 1858.

Map size 44 cm x 29 cm.

Condition very good. Center fold as issued. Minor toning and spotting as seen in image.

Charles Francois Delamarche and his sons Felix and Alexander were three of the most important French mapmakers of the late 18th and early 19th century. Inheriting the mantle from Robert de Vaugondy and Bonne, The Delamarche faily served as the official mapmakers to French royalty and the later geographic society of the republic.

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Map of the Day: Seutter map of Europe (1740)

March 29th, 2012

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Very nice map of Europe by Seutter, 1740. Clean and crisp coloring and condition for the period, with original coloring and strong strike.
 
Derived from Atlas Minor, praecipua Orbis Terrarum Imperia regna et provincias. By Mattheus Seutter, 1740, Augsburg. A very attractive map from Lotter ans Seutter’s Atlas Minor. Lotter worked as an engraver for Seutter’s printing house. Provenance, woodcut on first blank with name ‘Jean Henri Paulus’ within a floral border.
 
In 4to oblong, 29 cm x 21.5 cm.

Condition very good+ to fine.

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

March 28th, 2012

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Cary map of Devonshire, 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: Spruner Map of the Ancient World After Alexander (1865)

March 27th, 2012

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Spruner map of the Ancient World after the Empire of Alexander, with several insets of important cities. Original hand outlining and coloring. Latin language.

From Spruner-Menke Atlas Antiquus. Karoli Spruneri Opus tertio edidit Theodorus Menke. Publisher: Gothae: Sumitrus Justi Perthes, 1865.

Map size 42 cm x 32 cm. Center fold as issued.

Condition very good-. Light toning at edges, minor spotting as noted in picture. 

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Map of the Day: Jeheber Map of North America (1890)

March 26th, 2012

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Jeheber map of North America. Original factory printing and coloring.

From Atlas de Poche Universal. By J.H. Jeheber. Published in Geneve, 1890. Interesting mini-map from the period.

Map size 9 cm x 7.5 cm.

Condition fine.

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Map of the Day: La Brugere Map of Denmark (1877)

March 25th, 2012

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Hand-colored map of Denmark, 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: McNally Map of Africa (1876)

March 24th, 2012

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McNally map of Africa. Original hand outlining and coloring.

From An Improved System of Modern Geography, designed for schools, academies and seminars.

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Map of the Day: Delamarche Map of Arabia, Persia and Kandahar (1813)

March 23rd, 2012

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Delamarche map of Arabia, Turkey in Asia, Persia and Kandahar. Original hand outlining and coloring.

From Nouvel Atlas Portatif: Destine Principalement Pour L’instruction De La Jeunesse. Par Robert de Vaugondy. Updated with new findings by C.F. Delamarche. Published Paris. Delamarche and Vaugondy represent two of the most notable names of French mapmaking, and this joint / updated release is a key edition bridging 18th and 19th century mapmaking in France.

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Map of the Day: Andree Map of Lands of the Donau (1903)

March 22nd, 2012

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Andree map of the lands of the Donau river in Turkish Europe. 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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