Map of the Day: Stieler Map of Southeast Australia (1885)

December 10th, 2014

Miklian Antiquarian Maps Map of the Day

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Stieler map of Southeast Australia. 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: Cary map of Durham (1787)

December 9th, 2014

Miklian Antiquarian Maps Map of the Day

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Cary map of Durham, original hand outlining.

Map size 27 cm x 21 cm.

Condition very good. No rips or tears, minor foxing and toning.

From Cary

Map of the Day: Johnson Map of Ireland and Scotland (1863)

December 8th, 2014

Miklian Antiquarian Maps Map of the Day

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Johnson’s map of Ireland and Scotland. 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 Ireland and Scotland (1863)

Map of the Day: Lowry Map of South India and Ceylon (1853)

December 7th, 2014

Miklian Antiquarian Maps Map of the Day

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Lowry’s Map of South India and Ceylon. Original hand coloring and outlining.

From Lowry’s Table Atlas: Constructed and Engraved from the Most recent Authorities. By J. W. Lowry, F.R.G.S. Published by Chapman and Hall, Picadilly, London, sometime between 1853 and 1855. Joseph Wilson Lowry was a prolific London cartographer and engraver, later working with Blackie and as the appointed engraver to the Geological Survey of Great Britian and Ireland. Early edition of a classic London series.

Map size 29 cm x 22 cm.

Condition very good. Light toning at edges.

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Lowry Map of South India and Ceylon (1853)

Map of the Day: Spofford Map of Illinois (1900)

December 6th, 2014

Miklian Antiquarian Maps Map of the Day

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Spofford’s county map of Illinois. Original map, factory coloring.

Map size 36 cm x 30 cm. Condition fine.

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 Illinois (1900)

Map of the Day: La Brugere Map of British Isles (1877)

December 5th, 2014

Miklian Antiquarian Maps Map of the Day

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Hand-colored map of England, Scotland, and Ireland, single sheet, very 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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La Brugere Map of British Isles (1877)

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

December 4th, 2014

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Yoshimoto map of Echigo 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 Echigo no Kuni I (1834)

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

December 3rd, 2014

Miklian Antiquarian Maps Map of the Day

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Mitchell and Cowperthwait map of Canada West, with insets of Niagara Falls and the town of Toronto. 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 throughout. Minor bend on one corner (flat). Good candidate for restoration.

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Mitchell Map of Canada West (1852)

Map of the Day: Lowry Map of France – Northern (1853)

December 2nd, 2014

Miklian Antiquarian Maps Map of the Day

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Lowry’s Map of Northern France. Original hand coloring and outlining.

From Lowry’s Table Atlas: Constructed and Engraved from the Most recent Authorities. By J. W. Lowry, F.R.G.S. Published by Chapman and Hall, Picadilly, London, sometime between 1853 and 1855. Joseph Wilson Lowry was a prolific London cartographer and engraver, later working with Blackie and as the appointed engraver to the Geological Survey of Great Britian and Ireland. Early edition of a classic London series.

Map size 41 cm x 29 cm.

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

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Lowry Map of France - Northern (1853)

Map of the Day: Spofford Map of Canada (1900)

December 1st, 2014

Miklian Antiquarian Maps Map of the Day

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Spofford’s county map of Canada. Original map, factory coloring.

Map size 36 cm x 30 cm. Condition fine.

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 Canada (1900)