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Map of the Day: VA Malte-Brun Map of the Ancient World (1861)

June 30th, 2015

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Malte-Brun map of the Ancient World. Original hand outlining and coloring from the period, steel engraved map. 

Map size 31 cm x 22 cm. Condition very good. Minor toning/foxing and spotting. 

Derived from Atlas de la Geographie Universelle. Nouvelle Edition. Malte-Brun and M. J. J. N. Huot, Paris. Classic vintage plate from the mid-19th century period. Mapmaker Victor Adolphe Malte-Brun, son of Conrad Malte-Brun, and founder of the French institute Societe de Geographie. VA Malte-Brun was secretary general. 

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Map of the Day: Guthrie Map of Holland (1805)

June 29th, 2015

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Guthrie’s map of Holland. Hand outlining from the period.

Map size 22 cm x 15 cm. Fold as issued. Condition fair to good. Minor tear at fold, minor foxing, toning on the edges and in the fold.

From an Atlas to Guthrie’s Geographical Grammar, 1805. William Guthrie (later engraver for Carey) London, UK. Printed by Walker, Wilkie, and Robinson.

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Map of the Day: AK Johnston Map of Turkey in Europe (1850)

June 28th, 2015

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Alexander Keith Johnston’s Map of Turkey in Europe – Lithographed Edition. Original hand outlining and coloring. Steel plate engraved map.

From Johnston’s National Atlas of Historical, Commercial, and Political Geography. 1850, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Map size 60 cm x 50 cm, center fold as issued.

Condition very good to fine. Minor toning at edges and in center fold. 

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Alexander Keith Johnston (1804-1871) was a Scottish cartographer and Geographer Royal to the Queen of Scotland. After an education at the high school and University of Edinburgh he was apprenticed to James Kirkwood and Sons, Engravers, in 1820. In 1826 he joined his brother (who would become Sir William Johnston, Lord Provost of Edinburgh) in a printing and engraving business, forming the well-known cartography firm of W. and A.K. Johnston.

His interest in geography developed early, and his first important work was the National Atlas of General Geography, which earned for him in 1843 the appointment of Geographer Royal for Scotland. Johnston was the first to bring the study of physical geography into competent notice in England. Through Alexander von Humboldt and after years of labor he published his magnificent Physical Atlas in 1848, followed by a second and larger edition in 1856. 

Johnston also published a Dictionary of Geography in 1850, with many later editions. Also – The Royal Atlas of Modern Geography, begun in 1855; An Atlas of Military Geography, begun in 18484, and a variety of other atlases and maps for educational or scientific purposes. 

A son, Alexander Keith Johnston, 1844-1879, carried on the work of the map publishing house founded by his father. He assisted in a survey of Paraguay and died in Africa while leading an expedition of the Royal Geographical Society to Lake Nyasa.

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

June 27th, 2015

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Ellis map of England and Wales. 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. Strong coloring, and strong strike on this example.

Map size 27 cm x 23 cm.

Condition very good plus to fine.

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Map of the Day: Guthrie Map of Turkey in Europe (1805)

June 26th, 2015

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Guthrie’s map of Turkey in Europe. Hand outlining from the period.

Map size 22 cm x 15 cm. Fold as issued. Condition fair to good. Minor tear at fold, minor foxing, toning on the edges and in the fold.

From an Atlas to Guthrie’s Geographical Grammar, 1805. William Guthrie (later engraver for Carey) London, UK. Printed by Walker, Wilkie, and Robinson.

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

June 25th, 2015

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Spofford’s county map of Kansas. 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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Map of the Day: Stieler Map of the North Pole (1885)

June 24th, 2015

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Stieler map of The North Pole. 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: People’s Map of the Original United States (1887)

June 23rd, 2015

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People’s map of the United States during the period following independence. 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: People’s map of Ohio (1886)

June 22nd, 2015

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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: Guthrie Map of Asia (1805)

June 21st, 2015

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Guthrie’s map of Asia. Hand outlining from the period.

Map size 22 cm x 15 cm. Fold as issued. Condition fair to good. Minor tear at fold, minor foxing, toning on the edges and in the fold.

From an Atlas to Guthrie’s Geographical Grammar, 1805. William Guthrie (later engraver for Carey) London, UK. Printed by Walker, Wilkie, and Robinson.

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