Archive for July, 2012

Map of the Day: Johnston Map of the North Atlantic (1861)

July 31st, 2012

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Alexander Johnston map of the basin of the North Atlantic Ocean, with sea routes. Original hand outlining and coloring.

From The Royal Atlas of Modern Geography by Alexander Keith Johnston, Geographer to the Queen for Scotland. Published by William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1861.

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Map of the Day: Delamarche Map of Russia in Europe (1843)

July 30th, 2012

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

From Atlas de La Geographie: Ancienne, du Moyen-Age et Moderne. Published by Chez L’auteur, successeur de Robert de Vaugondy, geographe du roi. Annee Scolaire. 

Map size 40 cm x 29 cm.

Condition good to fair. Center fold as issued. Toning and spotting as seen in image.

Charles Francois Delamarche and his son Felix were two 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: Dufour map of Holland (1854)

July 29th, 2012

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A. H. Dufour map of Holland. Original hand coloring / outlining.

Map size 32 cm x 25 cm. Center fold as issued. Condition good to fair. Moderate toning and spotting

Derived from Geographie Universelle de Malte-Brun. Atlas Dresse et divise par nationalites contenan tous les chemins de fer par A.H. Dufour. Paris, Georges Barba, 1854.

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Dufour map of Holland (1854)

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Map of the Day: Johnson Map of Kentucky and Tennessee (1863)

July 28th, 2012

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Johnson’s map of Kentucky and Tennessee. Original hand coloring and hand outlining. Steel plate engraved map.
 
From Johnson’s New Illustrated Family Atlas of the World, 1863. A classic atlas from the mid-Civil War period from the United States, first edition 1860 (mainly Colton derived). The 1863 atlas in particular is unique for its amalgamation of earlier Browning and Colton engravings with newer maps holding a revised border design. The Johnson series of maps are known for their detail, rich hand-coloring, relation to the periods of Civil War and American Expansion in the West, and for their vividly American style of cartography.  Mapmaker A.J. Johnson, New York, United States. 
 
Map size 61 cm x 43 cm, center fold as issued minor toning at edges and in center fold. Minor tear at bottom margin that extends 2 cm into map.

Condition good to very good.

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Map of the Day: Mitchell Map of Canada East (1852)

July 27th, 2012

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Mitchell and Cowperthwait map of Canada East, formerly Lower Canada. Notable for the province of St. Francis. 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 43 cm x 35 cm.

Condition good to fair. Minor toning at edges and spotting throughout. Minor bend on one corner (flat). Good candidate for restoration.

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Map of the Day: Lobeck and Lotter Map of Circuli Thuringiae (1762)

July 26th, 2012

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Lobeck and Lotter map of the Thuringen states, including Weimar and Erfurt.  Original hand outlining and coloring.

From Atlas Geographicus Portatilis XXIX Mappis Orbis Habitibilis Regna Exhibilis. Kurzgefafste Geographie, in fich haltmed einen aneinander hangenden entwurf aller Theile des bewohnten Erdbodens nebit compendieufen Land-Charten, welche einen kleinen Sack-Atlas. By Tobias Lobeck and Tobias Conrad Lotter, Augsburg, 1755 (this edition is likely 1762). Lotter worked for famous mapmaker Seutter, and after his death came out with many of his own atlases. Fine period pocket maps that were more accurate than many of their contemporary peers, although many errors remained.

Map size 12.5 cm x 10 cm.

Condition very good+ to fine. Light toning at edges and very light toning, paper quality still strong.

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Lobeck and Lotter Map of Circuli Thuringiae (1762)

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Map of the Day: People’s Map of Toronto (1887)

July 25th, 2012

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People’s city map of Toronto. Original factory printing and coloring.

From the People’s Unrivaled Family Atlas of the World. Published by People’s Publishing Company led by G.F. Cram, Chicago, 1887.

Map size 30 cm x 36 cm.

Condition fine.

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Map of the Day: Mitchell Map of Africa (1869)

July 24th, 2012

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Mitchell’s map of Africa. Original hand outlining and coloring from the period, steel engraved map. 

Map size 37 cm x 30 cm. Condition very good to fine. Minor toning/foxing.

From Mitchell’s New General Atlas, 1869. One of the classic atlases of the period. Mapmaker S. Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia. Classic edition from the period.

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Map of the Day: Rousseau Map of the Battle of Waterloo (1853)

July 23rd, 2012

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Rousseau map of the Battle of Waterloo. French depiction of one of the most notable battles in history. Original hand outlining and coloring.

From Bibliotheque Historique et Militaire, dediee a l’armee et a la garde nationale de France. By Rousseau, in association with MM Ch. Liskenne et Sauvan, Paris. Engraver Ch. Dyonnet.

Map size 28 cm x 21 cm.

Condition good to very good. Light toning at edges, light spotting (pictured). 

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Map of the Day: Mitchell Map of New Mexicao and Arizona (1869)

July 22nd, 2012

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Mitchell’s map of New Mexicao and Arizona. Original hand outlining and coloring from the period, steel engraved map. 

Map size 37 cm x 30 cm. Condition very good to fine. Minor toning/foxing.

From Mitchell’s New General Atlas, 1869. One of the classic atlases of the period. Mapmaker S. Augustus Mitchell, Philadelphia. Classic edition from the period.

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Mitchell Map of New Mexicao and Arizona (1869)

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