Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books

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Date of the auction: 06.06.2019

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(AFGHANISTAN.) British War Office; and Stanford, Edward. Map of Afghanistan Based on Survey of India Maps. Large color-lithographed case map of Afghanistan and Pakistan in extreme detail. 25 3/4x33 1/2 inches, dissected into 28 segments, mounted on original linen and folding into publisher's cloth

Lot #: 1

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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(AFGHANISTAN.) Wyld, James. Map of Afghaunistan, Cabul, the Punjab, Rajpootana, and the River Indus. Large engraved case map of Afghanistan and Pakistan. 23 1/2x32 1/2 inches, dissected into 24 segments, mounted on original linen and folding into publisher's gilt and blind stamped cloth case

Lot #: 2

Estimate: US$500 - US$750

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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(AFRICA.) Group of 7 engraved maps. Sizes and condition noted. Vp, vd

Lot #: 3

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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(AFRICA -- GOLD MINING.) Wallach, Henry; and Stanford, Edward. A Map of the Gold Coast with Part of Ashanti Showing the Positions and Areas of Mining Properties. Large hand-colored lithographed case map in two sections, each segmented and mounted to original linen with marbled self-wrappers bearing

Lot #: 4

Estimate: US$500 - US$750

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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(AMERICA.) America Septentrionalis et Meridionalis - T. XXXV. Full-page engraved map of North and South America oriented with east at the top, a decorative title cartouche and a rather large "Bay of the West" representation. 16 1/4x21 1/2 inches sheet size, wide margins; minor age spotting. [Paris

Lot #: 5

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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(AMERICA.) Åkerland, E. Karta Öfver America. Engraved map of North and South America on watermarked laid paper. 19x15 inches sheet size, wide margins with deckle edges; original hand-color; small closed tear at center, minor spotting at edges. Stockholm, 1818

Lot #: 6

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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(AMERICA.) Åkerland, E. Karta Öfver Norra America. Engraved map of North America on watermarked laid paper. 18x14 1/4 inches sheet size, ample margins; original hand-color; fold at lower left reinforced on verso. Stockholm, 1827

Lot #: 7

Estimate: US$400 - US$600

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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AMERICAN TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH CO. Lines of the Bell Telephone Companies. United States and Canada July 1, 1909. Color-printed wall map on 4 sheets joined. 54x80 inches, backed on original linen and wooden rollers; tear at upper left with minimal loss, other small damages or stains. Boston

Lot #: 8

Estimate: US$600 - US$900

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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(ANTWERP.) Visscher, Claes and Nicolas. Marchionatus Sacri Romani Imperii. Double-page engraved plan of Antwerp bordered with panels of views and prominent architecture. 21 1/4x24 1/2 inches sheet size, wide margins; original hand-color; minor edge wear, pigments oxidized. Amsterdam, circa 1650

Lot #: 9

Estimate: US$600 - US$900

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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APIAN, PETER; after FRISIUS, GEMMA. Mappa Mundi oft Generael Carte der Werelt. Semi-cordiform woodblock world map. 9x11 3/4 inches sheet size, ample margins; original folds and light wear, but nice. Shirley 96. Antwerp, 1553 or after

Lot #: 10

Estimate: US$1,200 - US$1,800

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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ARROWSMITH, AARON. A Map of the United States of North America Drawn from a Number of Critical Researches. Large engraved case map in four sections printed on "JWhatman 1811" watermarked wove paper. Dissected and mounted to original linen with contemporary printed bookseller's labels of William

Lot #: 11

Estimate: US$6,000 - US$9,000

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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(ASIA.) Johnston, Alexander Keith. Stanford's Library Map of Asia. Large hand-colored case map in 4 sections, each segmented and mounted to original linen with marbled paper self-wrappers and printed paper labels. Approximately 30 1/2x33 1/2 inches each section size; mild silverfish damage, minor

Lot #: 12

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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BACON, G[EORGE] W[ASHINGTON]. Bacon's New Chart of the World - Mercator's Projection. Large chromolithographed case map. 37 1/2x47 inches overall, dissected into 24 segments and mounted to original linen; bright and clean, though sheets beginning to lift from linen; folding into minimally worn

Lot #: 13

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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BAINES, EDWARD. United States of America, Exhibiting the Seat of War on the Canadian Frontier from 1812 to 1815. Hand-colored engraved folding map of the United States from the Atlantic to just west of the Mississippi River with an inset of Lakes Erie and Ontario. 10 1/4x16 inches sheet size, upper

Lot #: 15

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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BARREAU, J. for De DION-BOUTON. Carte Routiere de Dion-Bouton. Normandie. Color-printed lithographed road map of eastern Normandy with an Art Nouveau-styled advertising border design; verso with printed panels of illustrated automobile advertisements and local amenities. 33 1/2x39 3/4 inches

Lot #: 16

Estimate: US$200 - US$250

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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BARTHOLOMEW, JOHN, & CO.; for THE EDINBURGH GEOGRAPHICAL INSTITUTE. Bartholomew's Chart of the World on Mercator's Projection. Large chromolithographed case map of the world in two sections, each segmented and mounted to original linen with cloth self-wrappers. 45x37 inches each section size; minor

Lot #: 17

Estimate: US$500 - US$750

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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(BATTLE OF MINDEN.) Roy, William; and Schley, J.V. (eng). Plan de la Bataille de Tonhausen près de Minden, Gagnee le 1er Août 1759. Large engraved battle plan with two printed overlay sheets pasted on and extensive text in French. 25 3/4x32 inches sheet size, wide margins, printed on "[D]&C Blauw

Lot #: 18

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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BELLIN, JACQUES NICOLAS. Carte de la Nouvelle Angleterre, New York, Pensilvanie et Nouveau Jersay. Engraved folding map of New England from Bellin's Petit Atlas Maritime. 13 1/2x15 1/4 inches sheet size, ample margins; original hand-color; minor spotting. Paris, 1764

Lot #: 19

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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(BERMUDA.) Zatta, Antonio. Le Colonie Unite dell' America Settentrle / Le Isole Bermude. Double-page engraved map of Bermuda inset to a large decorative colonial-themed cartouche. 14x18 inches sheet size, wide margins; original hand-color. Venice, 1778

Lot #: 20

Estimate: US$250 - US$350

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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BLAEU, JOHANNES. Arcis Uraniburgi, in Insula Helles Ponti. Double-page engraved plan of Uraniborg, the astronomical observatory built by Tycho Brahe in 1580. 21 1/2x25 3/4 inches sheet size, wide margins, Spanish text on verso; original hand-color in full with touches of gold highlighting; small

Lot #: 21

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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BLAEU, WILLEM. Americae Nova Tabula. Double-page engraved map of the Americas surrounded by native figures and inset city views. 18 1/2x23 1/2 inches sheet size, wide margins, French text on verso; fine original hand-coloring; toned, acidic top mat glued to margins; restorable. Burden 189, third

Lot #: 22

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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BLAEU, WILLEM and JOHANNES. China Veteribus Sinarum Regio. Double-page engraved map of China, Korea and Japan. 19x22 1/4 inches sheet size, wide margins, Latin text on verso; original hand-color in outline; a very attractive example. Amsterdam, circa 1640

Lot #: 23

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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BLAEU, WILLEM. Hollandia Comitatus. Decorative double-page engraved map of Holland. 18x21 inches sheet size, wide margins, French text on verso; original hand-coloring; light foxing and staining. Amsterdam, circa 1635

Lot #: 24

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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BLAEU, WILLEM. Magnae Britanniae et Hiberniae Tabula. Double-page engraved map of the British Isles. 18 3/4x22 3/4 inches sheet size, wide margins, blank verso; original hand-color in outline; marginal foxing. Amsterdam, 1634 or after

Lot #: 25

Estimate: US$300 - US$500

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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BLAEU, WILLEM. Nova Virginiae Tabula. Double-page engraved map of the Chesapeake. 17 1/4x21 inches sheet size, wide margins, French text on verso; hand-colored; lightly toned with minor edge wear. Burden 193. Amsterdam, circa 1640

Lot #: 26

Estimate: US$1,500 - US$2,500

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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BLAEU, WILLEM. Typus Galliae Veteris. Double-page engraved map of ancient France. 20 1/4x23 3/4 inches sheet size, wide margins, Latin text on verso; original hand-color in outline; light spotting, else very nice. Amsterdam, circa 1640

Lot #: 27

Estimate: US$150 - US$200

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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BOWEN, EMANUEL. A New and Accurate Map of All the Known World. Hand-colored engraved double-hemispheric world map. 13x21 3/4 inches sheet size, ample margins; original folds, small edge closures, else nice. London, 1747

Lot #: 28

Estimate: US$700 - US$1,000

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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BOWMAN, SAM. W. International Naval Rendezvous Hampton Roads, Va. April and May 1893. Large color-tinted lithograph with hand finishing. 29 1/2x41 inches sheet size, wide margins; archivally lined on verso discreetly stabilizing several splits and creases; in blue pencil at upper margin: "The egg

Lot #: 29

Estimate: US$500 - US$750

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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BRAUN, GEORG; and HOGENBERG, FRANZ. [Calais]. Caletum, Sive Calesium. Hand-colored double-page engraved town plan of Calais from Civitates Orbis Terrarum. 16x21 1/4 inches sheet size, wide margins, Latin text on verso; excellent condition. [Cologne, 1572

Lot #: 30

Estimate: US$200 - US$300

Date: 6 Jun 2019

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BEREY, NICHOLAS. Carte de l'Amerique. Double-page engraved map of the Americas. 16 3/4x21 3/4 inches sheet size, lower margin shaved to the neatline, others wide; faint mat stain, small closure at upper right margin. Paris, 1671

Lot #: 31

Estimate: US$1,000 - US$1,500

Date: 6 Jun 2019