North America

Cartographer: Tallis, John
Item Number Condition Year Size Price
1376 VG 1851 13 X 10 $425

Classic steel engraving showing Alaska as Russian America and the Nebraska Territory extending to the Canadian border.

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Street Guide Map of Chicago

Cartographer: Rand McNally & Co.
Item Number Condition Year Size Price
2287 VG+

Some age toning, strong printing

1890 29.5 X 22 $200

From Rand McNally & Co.’s Indexed Atlas of the World, this large map is highly detailed. It includes rivers, lakes, parks, railroad lines and streets. Parks are shown in green and the city limits are indicated in red.

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South America

Cartographer: Tallis, John
Item Number Condition Year Size Price
1377 VG+

sharp image

1851 13 X 10 $250

From The Illustrated Atlas with vignettes showing gold mining in Brazil, condors and llamas of Peru, natives of Chili, Valparaiso, and a view of Rio de Janeiro.

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Amerique Septentrionale

Cartographer: Levasseur, Victor
Item Number Condition Year Size Price
1786 VG

small repair in map title at top; repaired margin tear at bottom and some toning in margins;

1845 15 X 21 $400

Classic Levasseur from Atlas Universel Illustre. Map of North America post Louisiana Purchase and pre-statehood for Texas. Surrounded by beautiful, colorful vignettes of human native inhabitants and native wild animals.

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Totius Americae Septentrionalis et Meridionalis…

Cartographer: Homann, Johann Baptist
Item Number Condition Year Size Price
1724 VG

minor centerfold creases and a minor tear in top margin

1730 20 X 24 $1500

An early edition of Homann’s map of the Americas shows California as an island. Also shown is the mythical Terra Esonis Incognita, which forms a nearly continuous land bridge from North America to Asia. The Mississippi River and Great Lakes follow the reports of the early French Jesuit explorations. In South America, the Amazon and other interior features are beginning to take realistic form. The map is complete with two fine cartouches with scenes of natives, Jesuits, and European merchants.

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