Antique Maps - United States > Mid-West > Illinois (35)
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Model # NAM128
Amer. Sep. No. 49 Partie des Etats-Unis - Maker: Vandermaelen
Antique hand colored map of part of Kansas, Missouri and Illinois, by Vandermaelen, 1827. Details of Native American tribes, landforms, water bodies, ports, counties, towns and cities. Very good overall antique condition, minimal foxing, approximately 17 x 22 inches.
Price: $750.00 Date: 1827
1827Vandermaelen$750.00

Model # MWE297
Map of Illinois - Maker: Boston School Geography
Antique black and white map of Illinois. Shows much of the northwest of the state as Military Bounty Lands (from the War of 1812.) Also notes Fort Armstrong. Good condition with some toning/foxing of the antique paper. Published in Maps From The Boston School Geography, By the office of the Boston Daily Advertiser, 1830. Measures approximately 5.75" x 3.25" to the neatline.
Price: $50.00 Date: 1830
1830Boston School Geography$50.00

Model # MWE212
A New Map of Illinois with its Proposed Canals, Roads & Distances - Maker: Tanner
From the first edition of master cartographer's Henry S. Tanner's "Universal Atlas", an early hand colored engraved antique map of Illinois, with fine detail of its extensive steam boat routes, including distances from port to port, and an inset showing the locations of the many lead mines and claims in the "Lead Region" to the north, bounded on the west by the Mississippi River and the north by the Wisconsin River, where there was a "Lead Rush" in 1827, from which the town of Galena got its name. Very good overall antique condition, approx. 13 x 10.5 inches.
Price: $275.00 Date: 1833
1833Tanner$275.00

Model # SOU177
North America, Sheet X, Parts of Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi and Arkansas. - Maker: S.D.U.K./Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
Antique hand colored map of part of the midwest, including parts of Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, and Arkansas. Includes some information on Native American Indian villages and areas, including Chickasaws and Choctaws. By the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, published in their atlas in 1833. Very good condition. Approx. 12.5 x 15.25 inches to the neatline.
Price: $95.00 Date: 1833
1833S.D.U.K./Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge$95.00

Model # MWE332
No. 16. Mitchell's Series of Outline Maps for the use of Academies & Schools. Illinois and Indiana - Maker: Mitchell
Antique hand colored school map of Illinois and Indiana from Mitchell's series of Outline Maps published by Mather, Case, Tiffany, & Burnham in 1841. Features cities marked with numbers (theoretically for the students to learn the various cities), and also shows the small beginnings of the railway system- the thin pink lines between points indicated existant railroads and the green lines probably indicate proposed railroads. Good to very good condition with some minor surface soiling and signs of age. Has some pencil writings indicating river names. Has original hanging rings on back. Approx. 27 x 22.5 inches to the neatline.
Price: $250.00 Date: 1841
1841Mitchell$250.00

Model # MWE063JR
Illinois - Maker: Jeremiah Greenleaf
Beautifully Antique hand colored map from the 1848 edition of Jeremiah Greenleaf's "A New Universal Atlas: Comprising Separate Maps Of all the Principal Empires, Kingdoms, & States Throughout the World: and forming a distinct Atlas of the United States. Carefully Compiled from the best Authorities Extant by Jeremiah Greenleaf. a new edition revised and corrected to the present time 1848." Political boundaries delineated by color, and with details of cities and towns, rivers and water bodies, some mountains and landforms. Very good condition, some toning, 12.75 x 11 inches.
Price: $200.00 Date: 1848
1848Jeremiah Greenleaf$200.00

Model # MWE082
A New Map of the State of Illinois. - Maker: Mitchell/Cowperthwait, Desilver & Butler
Antique hand colored map, from Mitchell's "New Universal Atlas, Containing Maps of the Various Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics of the World, With a Special Map of Each of the United States, Plans of Cities, etc.", 1854. Very good overall antique condition, 16 x 13 inches.
Price: $200.00 Date: 1854
1854Mitchell/Cowperthwait, Desilver & Butler$200.00

Model # MWE099
Illinois - Maker: Charles C. Savage
Black and white antique map from "The World, Geographical, Historical, and Statistical; containing a Description of the Several Continents, Empires, Republics, Kingdoms, and Islands on the Globe", by Charles Savage, published by Ensign, Bridgman, & Fanning, 1856. Good condition, with light brown spotting, approx. 8.25 x 4.75 inches.
Price: $30.00 Date: 1856
1856Charles C. Savage$30.00

Model # MWE128
Guide through Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and Kansas. Showing the Township lines of the United States Surveys, Location of Cities, Towns, Villages - Maker: Smith
Antique hand colored map of several midwest states and the Great Lakes area, by J. Calvin Smith for the Guide published by J.H. Colton, 1856. Beautiful original color, rich detail of roads and routes. Counties, as they existed, are delineated by color. This antique map was originally a fold-out map, it has been restored as a flat map, with tissue backing. Overall very good condition, 20 x 27.5 inches.
Price: $675.00 Date: 1856
1856Smith$675.00

Model # MWE156
Illinois - Maker: Savage
Antique hand colored map from "The World, Geographical, Historical, and Statistical; containing a Description of the Several Continents, Empires, Republics, Kingdoms, and Islands on the Globe", by Charles Savage, published by Ensign, Bridgman, & Fanning, 1856. Very good condition, approx. 8.25 x 4.75 inches.
Price: $50.00 Date: 1856
1856Savage$50.00

Model # MWE184
Colton's Illinois - Maker: Colton
Antique hand colored map by Colton, 1856, Illinois with inset of the Vicinity of Chicago. Good Antique condition, paper is lightly toned overall with a spot near Lake Michigan and some edge wear, approx. 16 x 13 inches.
Price: $115.00 Date: 1856
1856Colton$115.00

Model # MWE318
A New Map of the State of Illinois Published by Charles Desilver - Maker: Desilver
Antique hand colored map of Illinois by Charles Desilver, 1856. Colored by county. Map has a decorative border. Very good condition with some toning at paper edges and a few minor spots. Approx. 16 x 13.25 inches to the outer edge of the decorative border.
Price: $125.00 Date: 1856
1856Desilver$125.00

Model # MWE141
County Map of the State of Illinois - Maker: Mitchell
Antique hand colored map of Illinois, with inset of Plan of Chicago. Counties delineated by color, and shows towns, rivers, roads. Very good condition, ornate border, approx. 13.5 x 10.75 inches.
Price: $100.00 Date: 1860
1860Mitchell$100.00

Model # MWE304
Johnson's Illinois - Maker: Johnson and Ward
Antique hand colored map of Illinois, by Johnson and Ward, 1864. Shows railroads, common roads, and some topographical details. Features an engraved illustration of the Chicago Courthouse. Good condition with some mild overall toning of the antique paper, some heavier foxing, and some mild roughing of the edges. Measures approximately 17" x 12.75" to the outer edge of the decorative border.
Price: $100.00 Date: 1864
1864Johnson and Ward$100.00

Model # MID052
Illinois - Maker: Johnson and Ward
Illinois, colorful map with decorative border, hand colored by county, Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas of the World. 17" x 22 1/2", very good condition with minor foxing throughout and some small edge tears.
Price: $100.00 Date: 1864
1864Johnson and Ward$100.00

Model # USA029JR
County Map of the State of Illinois - Maker: Mitchell
Antique hand colored map of Illinois, with inset of Plan of Chicago. Counties delineated by color, and shows towns, rivers, roads. Very good condition, 13.5 x 10.75 inches.
Price: $95.00 Date: 1867
1867Mitchell$95.00

Model # MWE181
Colton's Illinois - Maker: Colton
Antique hand colored map by Colton, 1871, Illinois with inset of the Plan of Cook County & Vicinity of Chicago. Very Good Antique condition, paper is lightly toned overall with few minor light spots, approx. 24 x 17 inches.
Price: $150.00 Date: 1871
1871Colton$150.00

Model # TOW432
Plan of Chicago, Showing the Extent of the Fire, Verso: The Great Fire at Chicago - Maker: Illustrated London News
Antique black and white map of a portion of the city of Chicago showing the reaches of the Great Chicago Fire which took place October 8th -10th, 1871. On verso is a page of black and white illustrations (View of Chicago from Lake Michigan, The Courthouse, The Waterworks, The University.) Published in The Illustrated London News, October 21, 1871. Very good overall antique condition with some very mild toning and foxing of the paper. Map measures approximately 8.5" x 12.25" to the neatline. Page measures approximately 15.75" x 10.5" in its entirety.
Price: $50.00 Date: 1871
1871Illustrated London News$50.00

Model # MWE074
Illinois. - Maker: Asher & Adams
Antique hand colored map from Asher & Adams' New Statistical and Topographical Atlas of the United States, with Maps Showing the Dominion of Canada, Europe and the World, 1872, New York. Delineates rivers, landings, railroads, stations, distances, etc., and shows populations of cities and villages containing 300,000 inhabitants and upwards, as well as populations of counties. Very good overall antique condition, approx. 16 x 23 inches.
Price: $85.00 Date: 1872
1872Asher & Adams$85.00

Model # MWE160
County Map of the State of Illinois - Maker: Mitchell
Antique hand colored map from Mitchell's 1872 New General Atlas showing counties, major towns, and railroads, with inset of the Vicinity of Springfield. It is in very good antique condition and measures approximately 13.5 x 11 inches.
Price: $95.00 Date: 1872
1872Mitchell$95.00

Model # MWE203
Illinois, Missouri, Indiana - Maker: Gray
Hand Colored Antique double-sided map from "Gray's Atlas of the U.S. with General Maps of the World". The larger map on one side is Gray's Atlas Map of Illinois with inset of the Plan of Cook County & Vicinity. The opposite side has two maps, one is Gray's Atlas Map of Missouri with inset of St Louis, the other is Gray's Atlas Map of Indiana. Each map shows townships, towns, cities, land forms, rivers, bodies of water, and railroads. Very Good Antique condition, two creases at center, toning on edges. Approx. 16.5 x 27 inches. Missouri and Indiana maps are approx. 12 x 15 and cost $95 each.
Price: $150.00 Date: 1874
1874Gray$150.00

Model # MWE199
Illinois, Chicago, Iowa - Maker: Gray
Hand Colored Antique double-sided map from "Gray's Atlas of the U.S. with General Maps of the World". One side has a map of Illinois, opposite side has two maps, one of Chicago and one of Iowa. Shows counties, towns, cities, land forms, rivers, bodies of water, roads, and railroads. Good Antique condition, some light staining, one inch tear on one side, overall toning. Priced as is. Approx. 15 x 26 inches. Price for just Chicago map or just Iowa map is $50
Price: $85.00 Date: 1876
1876Gray$85.00

Model # MWE242
Ohio, Indiana & Illinois - Maker: Black
Antique printed color map, showing the Midwestern states of Ohio, Indiana and Illinois including parts of Lake Michigan and Lake Erie. Very good condition, 15 x 10.75"
Price: $75.00 Date: 1879
1879Black$75.00

Model # MWE209
Illinois, Chicago, Iowa - Maker: Gray
Hand Colored Antique double-sided map from "The National Atlas" of 1881. One side has a map of Illinois, opposite side has two maps, one of Chicago and one of Iowa. Shows counties, towns, cities, land forms, rivers, bodies of water, roads, and railroads. very good to Very good overall antique condition, light toning on edges. Approx. 26 x 15 inches. Price for just Chicago map or just Iowa map (12 x 15 inches) $95.
Price: $125.00 Date: 1881
1881Gray$125.00

Model # MWE193
County and Township Map of the State of Illinois, verso Plan of Cincinnati and Vicinity - Maker: Mitchell
County and Township Map of the State of Illinois with inset map of Chicago and vicinity and a Plan of Cincinnati and Vicinity on reverse. This set of maps comes from Mitchell's New General Atlas, Containing Maps Of The Various Countries Of The World, Plans Of Cities, Etc., Embraced In Ninety-Three Quarto Maps, Forming A Series Of One Hundred and Forty-seven Maps and Plans, Together With Valuable Statistical Tables. Also, A List Of Post-Offices Of The United States And Territories, And Also Census Of 1880 For States, Territories And Counties, Also Of Cities Of Over 10,000 Inhabitants. It measures 14 x 22 inches and is in very good antique condition.
Price: $175.00 Date: 1884
1884Mitchell$175.00

Model # MWE246
Illinois - Maker: Bradley
Antique hand colored map of Illinois including Champaign, Springfield and two large insets, one of Chicago and one of the southern section of Illinois. Very good condition with some light browning around the edges. By WM. M. Bradley, in the Atlas of the World, 1887. Approximately 23" x 17.25" Map extends to the edge of the left side and past the top and bottom borders.
Price: $85.00 Date: 1887
1887Bradley$85.00

Model # TOW416
The Business Portion of Chicago - Maker: Goldthwaite
Antique printed color map of Chicago, Illinois, by Goldthwaite, 1892. Includes general outline of city blocks, names of major streets, railroad lines (with a reference detailing the different depots, etc.,) and some points of interest. Very good overall antique condition with some minor toning throughout, and mild tears at the outer edges. Measures approximately 11.25" x 9" to the neatline.
Price: $50.00 Date: 1892
1892Goldthwaite$50.00

Model # MWE265
Illinois, verso: Chicago - Maker: Cram
Antique printed color map of Illinois including an inset of Chicago and Vicinity. VERSO: City map of Chicago. Very good condition with some slight browning at the edges. By Cram, in The Standard Atlas and Gazetteer of The World, 1894. Approx. 13.5" x 10.25" to the neatline.
Price: $50.00 Date: 1894
1894Cram$50.00

Model # MWE026
Chicago Stock Exchange - Maker: Harper's Weekly
Antique uncolored print from Harper's Weekly published January 12, 1895 showing the Chicago Stock Exchange. Very good overall antique condition. Approx. 15.75 x 10.5 inches to the paper edges.
Price: $60.00 Date: 1895
1895Harper's Weekly$60.00

Model # NAU253
Ninth L.H. District (Lighthouses of Lake Michigan) - Maker: U.S. Light-House Service
Antique printed color chart of lighthouses and lightships in and around Lake Michigan, published in the Annual Report of the Light-House Board of the United States to the Secretary of the Treasury, 1896. Shows all light houses, light ships, fog signals, etc. Inset maps of Sturgeon Bay and Canal, and Chicago Harbor. Very good overall antique condition with some light toning. Measures approx. 19 x 15.75 inches to the neatline.
Price: $145.00 Date: 1896
1896U.S. Light-House Service$145.00

Model # MAT182
Virginia and West Virginia, verso: Illinois, and Iowa - Maker: Cram
Antique printed color double-sided sheet of Virginia and West Virginia (Recto). Includes an inset map to show the Western-most portion of Virginia, as well as a list of counties and chief cities for both states. Verso: (Two maps) A map of Illinois, which features an inset map of Chicago and vicinity, and a map of Iowa. Both of these include lists of counties and chief cities as well. Very good condition with some slight overall browning and a very mild water stain at a corner of the pages. By Cram, in Cram's Universal Atlas Geographical, Astronomical and Historical, 1900. Recto Map (Virginia and West Virginia) measures approximately 20.5" x 13.25" to the neatline. Illinois Map measures approx. 13.5" x 9.75" to the neatline. (Note: List of Counties and part of the list of chief cities lie outside the neatlines of the Illinois Map.) Map of Iowa measures approx. 9" x 12.75" to the neatline. (Note: List of counties and chief cities lies entirely outside of the neatlines of the Iowa Map.) If you would like to purchase any of these maps separate from the others, please contact us.
Price: $75.00 Date: 1900
1900Cram$75.00

Model # TOW437
Railway Terminal Map of Chicago - Maker: Rand McNally
Antique printed color map of Chicago, Illinois, by Rand McNally, 1906. Shows roads, railroads, parks, public spaces, waterways, and more. Includes an inset map with a detailed view of the center of the city and an index to the railroads. Very good condition with a small tear on the left side that has been archivally repaired. Approx. 26 x 19 inches to the neat lines.
Price: $125.00 Date: 1906
1906Rand McNally$125.00

Model # MWE061JR
The Rand McNally New Commercial Atlas Map of Chicago District Inner and Outer Belt Railroad Lines - Maker: Rand McNally
Antique map of Chicago and surrounding area, showing railroads, counties, outlying towns, and portions of Lake Michigan, Wisconsin, and Indiana. Very good overall antique condition, 24.75 x 19 inches.
Price: $70.00 Date: 1916
1916Rand McNally$70.00

Model # MWE289
The Old Northwest Territory - Maker: F. Rentschler/WPA
Antique printed color pictorial map of the Great Lakes area, including Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota by F. Rentschler. Published in 1937 by the Works Progress Administration of Ohio. Full of information and historical facts, and illustrated with drawings of forts, settlements, people, and animals. This map was issued as a folding map and it retains its folds. Good to very good condition overall, with a small tear at the top right that goes through the border and into the map a small amount. Approx. 22.25 x 16.5 inches to the border edge.
Price: $125.00 Date: 1937
1937F. Rentschler/WPA$125.00

Model # MWE103
Colton's Illinois - Maker: Colton
Antique hand colored map by Colton, c. 1867, with inset of the Plan of Cook County & Vicinity of Chicago. Condition very good with a few minor imperfections, paper is toned overall, approx. 24 x 17 inches.
Price: $150.00 Date: c. 1867
c. 1867Colton$150.00

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Antique Maps - United States > Mid-West > Illinois (10)
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Model # MWE094
Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of Illinois. No. 33.*****SOLD***** - Maker: Carey & Lea
Antique hand colored engraved map from the Carey & Lea Atlas, surrounded by explanatory text, including information on geography, soil, climate, rivers, towns, education, government and history. Cleaned, flattened, de-acidified, very good condition, page measures approx. 16.5 x 20.5 inches, map 12 x 8.5 inches.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1823
1823Carey & Lea

Model # MWE069
Illinois ***SOLD*** - Maker: Anthony Finley
Antique hand colored map, from Anthony Finley's "A New General Atlas, Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, representing Grand Divisions of the Globe, Together with the Several Empires, Kingdoms, and States in the World; Compiled from the Best Authorities, and corrected by the Most Recent Discoveries", 1827. Very good overall antique condition, 11.25 x 8.75 inches.
Price: Date: 1826
1826Anthony Finley

Model # MWE113
The Western States *****SOLD***** - Maker: Huntington
Antique hand colored map of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, and Missouri, with detail of water bodies, towns and townships. Very good overall antique condition overall, original color, 10 x 16 inches. *****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1832
1832Huntington

Model # MWE024
A New Map of the State of Illinois *****SOLD***** - Maker: Mitchell
Antique hand colored map of the State of Illinois, published by Cowperthwait, 15 1/2 x 13", very good condition, minor brown spot in upper left as shown. *****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1850
1850Mitchell

Model # TOW215A
Chicago ***SOLD*** - Maker: Mitchell
Antique hand colored map of Chicago, by Mitchell, shows street names, districts, railroad lines. Very good overall antique condition, ornate border, approx. 14 x 11.25 inches.
Price: Date: 1874
1874Mitchell

Model # TOW171
Chicago *****SOLD***** - Maker: Gray
Antique hand colored map of Chicago, IL, showing districts, streets and railroads, from Gray's Atlas, published 1881. 12" x 15", Good to Very good condition with a few light bend lines and a small tear, all in margin but not in map. Should look very good framed. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1881
1881Gray

Model # MWE126
Illinois*****SOLD***** - Maker: Gray
Includes inset Plan of Cook County & Vicinity of Chicago. Shows counties, towns, and railroads, from Gray's Atlas. 16 1/2" x 23 1/2", very good condition with minor repair in center seam.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1884
1884Gray

Model # NAU247
Lighthouses of Lake Michigan *****SOLD***** - Maker: U.S. Light-House Service
Ninth L.H. District. Matted antique printed color chart of lighthouses and lightships in and around Lake Michigan, published in the Annual Report of the Light-House Board of the United States to the Secretary of the Treasury, corrected to 1887, showing all light houses, light ships, and fog bells. Very good overall antique condition, measures approx. 8 x 9.75 inches. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1887
1887U.S. Light-House Service

Model # TOW214
Chicago.*****SOLD***** - Maker: Meyers
Antique map of Chicago, printed color, great detail. With inset of the inner city, south side. Very good condition, approx. 10.75 x 8 inches.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1890
1890Meyers

Model # TOW222
Blanchard's Map of Chicago *****SOLD***** - Maker: Blanchard
Chicago, Illinois map, Blanchard's Map of Chicago with the New Street Names 1899, graphically stunning, includes Horse Car Lines, Cable Lines, Electric Lines, Elevated Roads, and Railroad Lines, and parks. This folded map has been professionally cleaned, rebacked, and presented flat. Very good condition. 23 3/4 x 35 1/2". **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1899
1899Blanchard

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