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

October 14th, 2014

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Yoshimoto map of Mimasaka no Kuni (literally means 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.

Map size 32 cm x 24 cm.

Condition: Fair. Damage to margins, period repair at 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 Mimasaka no Kuni (1834)

Map of the Day: Vuillemin Map of the Ancient World (1880)

October 13th, 2014

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Large, hand-colored map of the Ancient World. no rips or tears, moderate toning.

Map size 45 cm x 33 cm.

by A. Vuillemin, Atlas Migeon Geographie Universelle, 1880 Edition.

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Map of the Day: Delamarche Map of Scotland (1813)

October 12th, 2014

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Delamarche map of Ecosse. 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.

Map of the Day: Johnson Map of Maryland and Delaware (1863)

October 11th, 2014

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Johnson’s map of Maryland and Delaware. 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 30 cm x 43 cm. Minor toning at edges of margin. 

Condition very good.

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Johnson Map of Maryland and Delaware (1863)

Map of the Day: Ellis Map of France (1825)

October 10th, 2014

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Ellis map of France. Original hand outlining and coloring.

From Ellis’s General Atlas of the World, with the Latest Discoveries and New Continental Alterations. By George Ellis, a notable United Kingdom mapmaker of the 19th century. Ellis’ county atlas of England is one of the most famous and detailed available, and the same detail and design was extended to the General Atlas. Published by G. Ellis, Westminister. Edition from 1811, 1825.

Map size 27 cm x 23 cm.

Condition very good+ to fine. No bends or folds in map. Strong coloring, and strong strike on this example.

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Ellis Map of France (1825)

Map of the Day: Drury Map of Maine (1822)

October 9th, 2014

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Drury map of Maine. Original hand coloring and outlining.

From Geography for School, Upon a Plan Entirely New Atlas of Forty Luminous and Concise Maps. By Luke Drury, A. M. (USA). Publisher Miller and Hutchins, Providence, Rhode Island. Drury was a preeminent mapmaker of the early 19th century, and his state maps in particular were noted for their quality and accuracy before being largely overtaken by Finley.

Map size 19 cm x 19 cm.

Condition fair to good. Spotting and toning throughout. Excellent candidate for restoration.

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Map of the Day: Vuillemin Map of Pas De Calais (1875)

October 8th, 2014

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Vuillemin map of the province of Pas de Calais, 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. 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 Pas De Calais (1875)

Map of the Day: Dufour Map of Prussia (1863)

October 7th, 2014

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Dufour’s Map of Prussia. Original hand coloring and outlining, strong and bright colors.

From Atlas Universel: Physique, Historique et Politique de Geographie Ancienne et Moderne. By H. Dufour, with steel engraving by Ch. Dyonnet in Paris, France. Dufour’s Atlas Universel was one of the most important atlas series to be published in France during the 19th Century. Adolphe Hippolye (Auguste-Henri) Dufour was a student of Lapie, and a key member of France’s mid 19th-century cartography community.

Map size large folio, 76 cm x 55 cm.

Condition very good. Center fold as issued. Light toning at edges and in fold. 

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Dufour Map of Prussia (1863)

Map of the Day: Spruner Map of Greek city States (1865)

October 6th, 2014

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Spruner map of Greek City States, 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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Spruner Map of Greek city States (1865)

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

October 5th, 2014

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