Map of the Day: Malte-Brun Map of Charlemagne Empire (1812)

April 13th, 2014

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Hand-outlined map of the Charlemagne Empire and world as known. Map was previously framed, paper still a strong white for the period, no rips or tears.

Map size 33 cm x 25 cm.

by Conrad Malte-Brun, 1812. Atlas Complet du Precis de la Geographie Universelle. Hard to find early edition Malte-Brun map, high quality example from a mapmaker known for high attention to detail. In addition to his status as an important cartographer of the period, Malte-Brun was also a founder and the first secretary of the Societe de Geographie de Paris (1821). His son Victor Adolphe Malte-Brun, also a geographer, concerned himself with the course of African and Arctic exploration.

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Malte-Brun Map of Charlemagne Empire (1812)

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

April 12th, 2014

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Mitchell and Cowperthwait map of Palestine, 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 43 cm x 35 cm.

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

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Mitchell Map of Palestine (1852)

Map of the Day: Velhagen and Klasing map of European Russia (1901)

April 11th, 2014

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Velhagen and Klasing map of European Russia. Factory coloring. Well detailed.

Map size 50 cm x 37 cm.

Condition very good to fine. No rips or tears, minor toning at edges. Center fold as issued, single sided. Minor cut at edge of fold that does not extend to map.

Published by Velhagen & Klasings (A. Scobel) Neuer Volks- und Familien-Atlas in einhundert Kartenseiten
Herausgegeben von A. Scobel Ausgef

Map of the Day: Columbian Map of St. Petersburg (1893)

April 10th, 2014

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Rathbun map of St. Petersburg. Original factory coloring and outlining.

From The Columbian World’s Fair Atlas.

Map of the Day: People’s map of Ohio (1886)

April 9th, 2014

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People’s map of Ohio. factory coloring. Well detailed.

Map size 30 cm x 36 cm.

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

From the People’s Unrivaled Family Atlas of the World. Published by People’s Publishing Company led by G.F. Cram, Chicago, 1886.

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Map of the Day: Camden Map of Buckinghamshire (1806)

April 8th, 2014

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Camden county map of Buckinghamshire. Original hand coloring and outlining.

From Britannia: A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland and the Islands Adjacent.

Map of the Day: Yoshimoto Map of Hizen no Kuni (1834)

April 7th, 2014

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Yoshimoto map of Hizen no Kuni (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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Yoshimoto Map of Hizen no Kuni (1834)

Map of the Day: Vuillemin Map of Somme (1886)

April 6th, 2014

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Vuillemin map of the province / department of Somme, France. Original hand coloring and outlining.

From La France et Ses Colonies, Atlas Illustre. By MM. Vuillemin, L. Thuiller and Ch. Lacoste, under the direction of famous French mapmaker J. Migeon. Publisher J. Genouillac, Paris, 1886. The Vuillemin maps are famous from the period for their quality hand-coloring, extensive depiction of each province of france, attractive vingettes and engravings that accompany the maps, as well as the different fonts used for each province. France’s response to the Johnson and Mitchell maps of the mid-19th century.

Map size 23 cm x 20 cm.

Condition very good+ to fine. Strong strike, and good hand coloring.

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Vuillemin Map of Somme (1886)

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

April 5th, 2014

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Mitchell and Cowperthwait map of Spain with Portugal, hand-colored by province. Lisbon inset. 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. Minor toning at edges and spotting. Minor bend on one corner (flat). Good candidate for restoration.

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Mitchell Map of Spain (1852)

Map of the Day: Lobeck and Lotter Map of Brandenburg – Berlin (1762)

April 4th, 2014

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Lobeck and Lotter map of Brandenburgici, including Berlin.  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 Brandenburg - Berlin (1762)