The World on Mercators Projection…

Cartographer: Tallis, John
Item Number Condition Year Size Price
1374 VG+

some minor fading in title

1851 10 X 13 $350

Produced to celebrate the explorations of Captain James Cook. The paths of his three voyages as well as a vignette of his ship Endeavour highlight the map.

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Essay d’une Carte Reduite, du Globe Terrestre

Cartographer: Bellin, Jacques Nicolas
Item Number Condition Year Size Price
1401 VG

minor expert repairs

1748 20 X 28 $1200

Contains infamous phantom River of the West from Lake Superior to the Pacific as the Northwest Passage. Equally erroneous depictions of parts of New Hollande, Terre de Diemen and New Zealand.

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Typus Orbis Terrarum

Cartographer: Anonymous
Item Number Condition Year Size Price
1405 VG

minor original folds

1730 6 X 9 $675

A small but extraordinarily detailed double hemisphere map. Adorned with wind angels center top and bottom and attractive vignettes in the four corners. California as an island adds to its appeal.

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Mappe-Monde ou Carte Universelle

Cartographer: De Fer, Nicholas
Item Number Condition Year Size Price
425 G

strong impression, wide margins

1702 9 X 13 $800

This rare map from De Fer, who had a reputation for artistic license rather than accuracy, showing California as an island. An attractive title cartouche is paired with another in the lower left depicting a globe and flags.

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