Map of the Day: Stieler Map of Polyneisa und Der Grosse Ocean (1885)

April 8th, 2015

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Stieler map of Polynesia and Pacific islands, with many atoll and island insets. Original factory outlining and coloring.

From Adolf Stieler’s Handatlas: Uber Alle Theile Der Erde Und Uber Das Weltgebaude. Updated with new findings. The Stieler maps of the late 19th century were known for their high detail and for combining physical and political representations on one sheet in a way similar to contemporary maps today. Published by Gotha, Justus Perthes.

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Map of the Day: Spofford Map of Sweden and Norway (1900)

April 7th, 2015

Miklian Antiquarian Maps Map of the Day

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Spofford’s map of Sweden and Norway. Original map, factory coloring.

Map size 36 cm x 58 cm. Condition fine. Map is partitioned into two sections. each individual section 36 x 29 cm. Map can be folded to display as single unit, or separated to frame separately for effect. Varied color in the map is from the photo/lighting-map colors are continuous.

From Spofford’s Cabinet Cyclopedia Atlas of the World, 1900. Mapmaker Rand McNally, USA. Early atlas from the current and 20th century map leader. Gebbie Publishing, Philadelphia.

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Spofford Map of Sweden and Norway (1900)

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

April 6th, 2015

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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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Mitchell Map of Africa (1869)

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

April 5th, 2015

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Yoshimoto map of Satsuma 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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Yoshimoto Map of Satsuma no Kuni I (1834)

Map of the Day: Blackie Map of Syria and Palestine (1860)

April 4th, 2015

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Very large, very detailed, Hand-outlined map of Syria and Palestine. Center fold. No rips or tears, small amount of foxing, toning on the edges.

Map size 50 cm x 40 cm.

by W.G. Blackie, The Imperial Atlas of Modern Geography (London), 1860. The 1860 edition is scarce, and the Imperial Atlas is known for the large map sizes and extensive detail, with over 120,000 placenames.

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Blackie Map of Syria and Palestine (1860)

Map of the Day: Johnson Map of Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi (1863)

April 3rd, 2015

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Johnson’s map of Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. 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 on bottom margin extending 3 cm into map.

Condition good to very good.

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Johnson Map of Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi (1863)

Map of the Day: Johnson Map of Wisconsin and Michigan (1863)

April 2nd, 2015

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Johnson’s map of Wisconsin and Michigan. 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. 

Condition very good.

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Johnson Map of Wisconsin and Michigan (1863)

Map of the Day: Leroy Map of Ancient France and Italy (1896)

April 1st, 2015

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Leroy map of Ancient France and Italy. Original factory outlining and coloring.

From Atlas Universel Et Classique de Geographie: Ancienne, Romaine, du Moyen Age Moderne et Contemporaine. Updated with new findings MM Drioux et Ch. Leroy. Librarie Classique Eugene Belin, PAris France. Published 1896. This Leroy edition is notable both for an early French factory pressing as well as the extended attention to global physical landmass characteristics that became extremely popular in the decades succeeding it.

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

March 31st, 2015

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Cram’s map of Persia. 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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Cram Map of Persia (1893)

Map of the Day: Dufour map of Italy (1854)

March 30th, 2015

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A. H. Dufour map of Italy. 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 Italy (1854)