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Model # EUR2264
The Province of Connaugh with the Citie of Galwaye described by J. Speed - Maker: John Speed
Antique map of Connaught, Ireland by John Speed, 1610. This map shows towns and cities, topographical information, forests, bodies of water, and county boundaries delineated by color. Inset map shows the city of Galway. Decorative flourishes hold the title, scale, compass rose, and map information. This map features the wavy water and Spencerian script that are distinguishing features of Speed's maps. Very good condition. This map is framed and the total size with the frame is 24 x 29 inches. The map is approx. 15 x 20 inches to the border line. Priced as framed.
Price: $1,100.00 Date: 1610
1610John Speed$1,100.00

Model # EUR204JR
A New and Exact Map of Spain & Portugal Divided into its Kingdoms and Principalities etc. with Principal Roads and considerable Improvements, the whole rectify'd according to the Newest Observations, - Maker: Herman Moll
Highly detailed Antique hand colored map of Spain and Portugal, by Herman Moll, 1711. Rich detail of cities, towns, and ports, roads, water bodies, and landforms; provinces delineated by color. Very good condition, minor edge tears along bottom in margin, one archivally repaired tear that goes slightly into the border. 24.5 x 39 inches.
Price: $950.00 Date: 1711
1711Herman Moll$950.00

Model # EUR479JR
A New Map of Great Britain - Maker: Hermann Moll
Extraordinarily detailed Antique hand colored map of the British Isles by Hermann Moll, circa 1732. With inset of the Northern Ocean, and the Orkneys. Good condition, professionally restored, de-acidified, original color, closed tear on center left side, approx. 24.5 x 40.5 inches.
Price: $2,400.00 Date: 1732
1732Hermann Moll$2,400.00

Model # CAN229
Canada Louisiane et Terres Angloises - Maker: D'Anville
Set of two joinable antique hand colored maps showing parts of Canada and the northern United States, by D'Anville, 1755. These maps are part of a four map set, however only two are currently available. Shows from Newfoundland south to New York including New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, the Saint Lawrence River, the Great Lakes, and as far west as just beyond the Mississippi River. In the west, the areas are named after the native peoples. The Mississippi River has a note that the source is still unknown. These maps represent a time in the continent's history when the white settlers were exploring towards the west via river and settlements were almost exclusively on rivers or oceans as methods of access. Very good overall antique condition. Color is almost certainly not original. Each map is approx. 19 x 22 inches to the neatline.
Price: $1,200.00 Date: 1755
1755D'Anville$1,200.00

Model # MAS1831
Map of the Island of Nantucket - Maker: De Crevecoeur (Tardieu)
Antique uncolored map of Nantucket Island, Massachusetts. By De Crevecoeur, engraved by Tardieu, 1787. From an English version of the book called Letters from an American Farmer. This charming map of Nantucket features a triangular Tuckernuck Island, an enlarged Great Point area, tiny rows of trees delineating different areas, and a "Sand Ripp call'd Pochick." The numbers on this map correspond to information in the book. The (no longer complete) book can be purchased with the map for an additional $300. This map is in very good condition with a few minor stains. It has been archivally restored- cleaned, deacidified, and backed with a light-weight tissue to give the map strength. The margin on the bottom was lost at some point. The map measures approx. 7.75 x 10.75 inches to the neat lines.
Price: $1,650.00 Date: 1787
1787De Crevecoeur (Tardieu)$1,650.00

Model # MAS1832
Map of the Island of Martha's Vineyard with its Dependencies - Maker: De Crevecoeur (Tardieu)
Antique uncolored map of Martha's Vineyard and the Elizabeth Islands, Massachusetts. Also includes Woods Hole and Bedford (New Bedford). By De Crevecoeur, engraved by Tardieu, 1787. From an English version of the book called Letters from an American Farmer. This charming map of Dukes County features roads, meeting houses, topographic information, and "The Great Beach against which the Sea cotinually (sic) beats." The numbers on this map correspond to information in the book. The (no longer complete) book can be purchased with the map for an additional $300. This map is in very good condition with a few minor stains. It has been archivally restored- cleaned, deacidified, and backed with a light-weight tissue to give the map strength. The map measures approx. 8.5 x 10.25 inches to the neat lines.
Price: $1,650.00 Date: 1787
1787De Crevecoeur (Tardieu)$1,650.00

Model # CAR007JR
A New Chart of the Caribbean Sea and Isles Including the Coast of Guayana---Accurately drawn from the Authentic Documents by R. Blachford - Maker: Blachford
Large, black and white antique Nautical Chart (Blueback Chart) of the Caribbean Sea and surrounding area by Robert Blachford, London, 1807. Shows Panama and the northern coast of South America, as well as Jamaica, Haiti, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Guadalupe, Antigua, Dominica, Martinique, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Grenada, Barbados, and others. With triangulation, and with insets of The Berbice River, The River Surinam, Essequero, and The Island of Curazao (Curacao), and small illustrations of views of Little Curazao, Curazao, and Cayenne. Very good condition overall, some restoration, some discoloration at edges, 29 x 63 inches.
Price: $3,200.00 Date: 1807
1807Blachford$3,200.00

Model # NAU130
Heather Chart of the Mediterranean Sea - Maker: Heather
Norie Chart of the Mediterranean Sea, including the Gulf of Venice and the Black Sea. Antique blue back nautical chart by William Heather, 1812, revised by J.W. Norie, 1818. Includes Italy, Greece, the Black Sea, north coast of Africa, Spain and France, with 6 insets, including Smyrna, the Harbor of Leghorn, Gibraltar Bay. Very good overall antique condition, good strong image, restored, re-backed, minor spotting. 30.25 x 74 inches.
Price: $3,800.00 Date: 1818
1818Heather$3,800.00

Model # EUR1322
Gulf of Venice Italy - Maker: Gauttier
Antique black and white French nautical chart, titled Carte Reduite du Golfe de Venice, by Capt. Gauttier, published in 1820, showing the Gulf of Venice, the east coast of Italy and west coast of eastern Europe, with triangulation, soundings, light houses, and stunningly detailed insets of the ports of Ancona, Brindisi, anchorages near the islands of Tremeti, Otranto, and Trieste, Italy. Chart has been restored and rebacked with sturdy vellum, very good condition with beautiful sharp impression, measures approx. 25 x 38 inches.
Price: $3,500.00 Date: 1820
1820Gauttier$3,500.00

Model # NAM125
Amer. Sep. No. 46 Nouvelle Californie - Maker: Vandermaelen
Antique hand colored map of part of Northern California, includes Monterey, San Francisco, includes a scale of distances and heights, by Vandermaelen, 1827. Details of Native American Tribes, landforms, water bodies, ports, counties, towns and cities. Very good overall antique condition, 18.25 x 19.75 inches.
Price: $975.00 Date: 1827
1827Vandermaelen$975.00

Model # NAU101
The North Eastern Coast of North America, from New York to Cape Canso, including Sable Island Blunt Chart - Maker: Blunt
Great representation of Long Island, George's Bank, and Cape Cod and the Islands, with insets of Halifax Harbor, Buzzards' Bay, and Boston Harbor. By Edmund Blunt, 1828, with additions to 1847. Good strike, the antique chart has been restored, remounted on a new blue back surface. Very good condition, 38.5 x 76 inches.
Price: $1,400.00 Date: 1828
1828Blunt$1,400.00

Model # MAS1317
Topographical Map of Massachusetts - Maker: Borden
Rare and early topographical wall map of Massachusetts, colored by county, showing railroads, geological 23" x 27" inset map of Massachusetts, 1790-1840 Population by Decade Table, restored, deacidified and rebacked, good condition, toned, 47" x 76".
Price: $4,000.00 Date: 1844
1844Borden$4,000.00

Model # NAM142
National Map of the American Republic - Maker: Mitchell
Hand colored wall map, Mitchell's National Map of the American Republic or United States of North America, together with Maps of the Vicinities of thirty two of the Principal Cities and Towns in the Union, by Augustus Mitchell, includes statistics of 1840 populations, very good condition, some toning on right, restored, re-backed, deacidified, 38" x 45".
Price: $2,700.00 Date: 1845
1845Mitchell$2,700.00

Model # USA060
Ensign's Travellers' Guide and Map of the United States, Containing the Roads, Distances, Steam Boat and Canal Routes, etc. - Maker: Ensign
Charming and unusual antique wall map and "Travellers' Guide" of the United States in 1845, including insets the vicinities of New York City, Philadelphia, Boston, Baltimore, New Orleans, Mobile, Cincinnati, St. Louis, Charleston, Pittsburg, Chicago, Detroit, as well as Washington, DC. Also includes comparative charts of the chief rivers and principal mountains, inset with a map of the world in hemispheres, a copy of the Declaration of Independence, and vignettes and illustrations of the Signing of the Declaration of Independence, the Landing of the Pilgrims on December 22, 1620. the Battle of Lexington, April 19th 1775, the Battle of Bunkers Hill, June 17, 1775, Washington's Farewell to his army, December 4, 1783, and portraits of 11 of the early U.S. Presidents. Good condition with some stains and toning, linen backed, whole, on rods, approximately 25 by 38.5 inches.
Price: $2,400.00 Date: 1845
1845Ensign$2,400.00

Model # NAU144
Caribbean Sea - Blunt Blueback Navigational Chart - Maker: Blunt
New Spain, Southern Caribbean, Blue Back Navigational Chart, 3 joined pieces, Mouth of the Orinoco/Trinidad to Veracruz, south coast of Cuba to north coast of South America. 7 inserts include: Port of Veracruz, Port Au Prince, Anton Lizardo, Aguadilla Anchorage, Gulf of Darien, Puerto de Guanica, Jacquemel Harbour. Original color includes lighthouses in red and yellow with the balance of the chart in black and white. Includes 5 recognition profiles. Nautical chart is whole, bound and in original, very good condition, with some vertical creases, minor surface soiling and small water stain in the lower right corner.
Price: $2,500.00 Date: 1846
1846Blunt$2,500.00

Model # NAM148
Seat of War & Battles - Maker: Ensign & Thayer
Antique hand colored map of the Seat of War, Outline History of the Mexican War, Incidents of Military Life, broadside with images of Generals, engravings and descriptions of battles, decorative border. Restored, repaired tears as shown in image, cleaned, deacidified, re-backed, good - very good condition, crisp clean strike and orginal colors. Ensign & Thayer, Sowle & Ward, 29 x 22 1/2".
Price: $1,800.00 Date: 1847
1847Ensign & Thayer$1,800.00

Model # NAM150
Ornamental Map of the United States & Mexico - Maker: Ensign & Thayer
Map of the United States & Mexico with decorative border, broadside includes landscapes, General Taylor, General Scott, statistics about the states, information about the Halls of the Montezumas and Great Temple Dedicated to the Sun, very good condition, strong original color, restored- cleaned, rebacked, and deacidified, 29" x 21".
Price: $1,800.00 Date: 1848
1848Ensign & Thayer$1,800.00

Model # EUR1758
Cadiz - Vista de Cadiz - Maker: Perrot
Antique, beautifully colored view of Cadiz, Spain, by Perrot, 1850. Published by Turgis. Cadiz is an ancient port city in southwest Spain, on a strip of land surrounded by the sea. A 16th-century base for exploration and trade, it has more than 100 watchtowers, including iconic Torre Tavira, traditionally used for spotting ships. Cadiz is also the oldest continuously inhabited city in Spain and one of the oldest in Western Europe. This antique print shows a view from San Sebastian with the many towers of the city as will as many ships and a calm blue sky above. Very good antique condition, currently framed in an old frame that has some damage, will be sold unframed unless customer requests frame (no additional cost for frame, but shipping will cost more). Approx. 16.25 x 24.5 to edge of colored image, approx. 25.5 x 31.25 framed. Please forgive the slight glare and my reflection in the glass in the photos.
Price: $875.00 Date: 1850
1850Perrot$875.00

Model # MAS1758
Map of Norfolk County, Massachusetts - Maker: Walling
Antique hand colored wall map of Norfolk County, Massachusetts, by Henry F. Walling, 1853. This map shows Norfolk County, including Cohasset, which is not attached to any other town in the county. This map also shows Boston before some of the fill, and with the old delineations of Roxbury. This also shows how Brookline was once connected to the rest of Norfolk county, although now it is not attached. Two inset maps show the Plan of Dedham Village and the Plan of the City of Roxbury. In this map, Roxbury consisted of areas that we now known as part of Boston. Very good condition, restored, rebacked and some cracking in the paper was repaired. Surface varnish was not removed because of very good original surface. Some tear repairs at the top. Original color. Original rods. Approx. 29.5 x 43 inches at its largest measurements. Approx 26.25 x 37.25 inches to the neatline.
Price: $2,100.00 Date: 1853
1853Walling$2,100.00

Model # NAU152
Long Island Sound - Maker: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Large antique nautical chart of Long Island Sound, by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1855. With inset of Manhattan and New York Harbor. This chart has been restored and is linen backed, very good condition overall, approx. 24.5 x 103.5 inches.
Price: $4,200.00 Date: 1855
1855U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey$4,200.00

Model # MAS534
Map of the County of Plymouth Massachusetts - Maker: Walling/Smith
Antique hand colored wall map of Plymouth County, Massachusetts on original rods, with numerous insets of towns, and table of distances. Good restored condition, good original color, whole, restoration included repairing minor wear and tear, removing varnish, rebacking, approx. 60 x 62 inches.
Price: $2,400.00 Date: 1857
1857Walling/Smith$2,400.00

Model # MAS519C
Map of the Counties of Barnstable, Dukes & Nantucket, Massachusetts. Original Antique 1858 Walling map. - Maker: Walling
Largest, most detailed early Cape Cod map made of Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket, Mass, Counties, including Nantucket Island and Martha's Vineyard. Many unique features: 48 insets, all property owners from 1858 listed, 7 Cape & Island engraved scenes, list of businesses, town boundaries, great for genealogical work, Billingsgate Island, hydrologic/water connection between Pleasant Bay and Nauset Harbor, old names for villages e.g. Fresh Brook Village in Wellfleet, Pond Village in Truro, Factory Village in Brewster, Spring Hill in Sandwich, Mashpee, Bourne as part of Sandwich, before Cape Cod canal, early railroad routes, and more. Very good overall antique condition, good clear original color, restored, cleaned, rebacked, de-acidified, measures about 60" x 61".
Price: $9,500.00 Date: 1858
1858Walling$9,500.00

Model # CON137
Clark & Tackabury's New Topographical Map of the State of Connecticut - Maker: Clark and Tackabury
Extraordinary, large, hand colored antique folding wall map of Connecticut, by Clark & Tackabury, 1859. This antique map is in mint condition, professionally restored linen back with original case; with stunning, rich, unfaded original color. Only known example with original case and perhaps finest example of this map known. The large scale of 1.5 miles per inch allowed the representation of exquisite topographic detail, with symbols indicating hills, ponds, lakes and streams. Also shows extraordinary detail of cities, towns, roads, routes and railroads, significant landmarks, grist and saw mills, churches, schools, post offices, as well as public buildings and individual dwellings. With 9 insets, of Norwalk, New London, Bridgeport, Hartford, Norwich, Middleton, Waterbury, Norwich, Waterbury, Stamford, New Haven, and a listing of population statistics for Hartford, New Haven, New London, Fairfield, Litchfield, Windham, Middlesex, and Tolland counties. Soundings and other hydrographic data from the U.S. Coast Survey are given along the shore of Long Island Sound. Ornate, illustrated cartouche with the state seal, and beautiful decorative border. Measures approx. 56 x 70 inches.
Price: $4,200.00 Date: 1859
1859Clark and Tackabury$4,200.00

Model # NAU288
Chart of the Vineyard Sound and Nantucket Shoals, Surveyed by George Eldridge, Hydrographer. - Maker: George Eldridge
Antique uncolored large black and white antique nautical chart of Vineyard Sound and Nantucket Shoals, by George Eldridge, published by Thaxter & Son in 1859. Includes soundings, tides, compass variations, light houses. Shows the south coast of Cape Cod, MA, from Woods Hole east to Monomoy in Chatham and including the Elizabeth Islands, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. Very good condition, restored - cleaned, deacidified, backed with linen, bordered with fabric tape. The chart shows light staining consistent with regular use aboard a vessel and some repaired cracks that make it look antique without affecting the ability to read or enjoy the chart. Measures approx. 40 x 62 inches to the neatline.
Price: $4,000.00 Date: 1859
1859George Eldridge$4,000.00

Model # MAT087
Map of the Vicinity of Philadelphia - Maker: Lake & Beers
Restored wall map of Philadelphia and its surrounding area, cleaned, deacidified and rebacked in linen, colors are more vibrant than shown in photograph, print is clear, published by Stone & Pomeroy, in very good condition, additional image available on request, 60"w x 65"h.
Price: $2,200.00 Date: 1860
1860Lake & Beers$2,200.00

Model # NEW038
Colton's New Steel Plate Map of New England - Maker: Colton
Highly detailed map of landforms, water bodies, roads and routes, coastal features, towns, cities and ports, with counties and townships delineated in color. Includes insets of a Map of Boston, and Adjacent Cities, and The United States of America, Time Diagram, Distance Tables, and Population Statistics, and wide, decorated scrolled leaf and flower border. Good condition, restored, linen backed, overall toning, some discoloration lower right, and spotting lower left, a few repaired and filled tears. Approx. 58 x 59 to edge of decorated border.
Price: $2,800.00 Date: 1862
1862Colton$2,800.00

Model # NAM049
Lloyd's New Map of the United States, The Canadas and New Brunswick - Maker: Lloyd
Shows every railroad and finished station to June 1863, includes Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, shows northeastern Texas, Indian Territories, shows all of Florida, counties delineated by color, has been restored, gentle fading, a couple of very small brown stains, in very good condition, 37.5 x 49.5 inches.
Price: $2,400.00 Date: 1863
1863Lloyd$2,400.00

Model # MAS1728
Map of Boston and the Country Adjacent from actual survey - Maker: Walling
Antique hand colored map of the area around Boston, MA. This large folding map was produced by H.F. Walling and published bu Dutton in 1867. This map consists of 36 panels of map mounted on linen. This map has been restored and remounted on new linen and is missing its original case. Has original color. Very good overall antique condition. approx. 41.25h x 31.5w inches.
Price: $1,600.00 Date: 1867
1867Walling$1,600.00

Model # MAS1518
Boston Harbour - Boston Harbor - Maker: British Admiralty
America's East Coast Boston Harbour Massachusetts from the United States Survey, 1857 with corrections 1862, 1872 by the Hydrographic Office of the British Admiralty. This unusual Boston Harbor chart shows the neck with the fill recently added, includes 6 recognition profiles, good coastline topographic detail along with navigational depth information, about 26" x 39", very good condition with center fold.
Price: $1,200.00 Date: 1872
1872British Admiralty$1,200.00

Model # MAS1761
Plan of Lagoon Heights, Martha's Vineyard, Mass. - framed map - Maker: Bufford
Framed antique map of a development plan for part of Martha's Vineyard called Lagoon Heights in Oak Bluffs. Plan includes multiple parks, beach with bathing houses, and numbered land plots. There is light blue-gray printed color on each section of plots. Also includes two building vignettes and a view of the coast that is printed sideways. Framed with a neutral mat and a black frame. Map has a few indents and a few minor spots, but overall very good condition. Frame may have some minor imperfections. Approx. 33 x 41 framed. If you would like this map without the frame, we are happy to sell and ship it without the frame- the price remains the same.
Price: $1,500.00 Date: 1873
1873Bufford$1,500.00

Model # NAU162
Eldridge's Chart of Chesapeake Bay - Maker: Eldridge
Chesapeake Bay Chart with James, York, Rappahannock and Potomac Rivers by George Eldridge, published by Thaxter & Son, rebacked in linen, cleaned, deacidified, lighthouses are colored, good - very good condition with some surface soiling remains, 56" x 32".
Price: $2,200.00 Date: 1873
1873Eldridge$2,200.00

Model # NAU102
East Coast of North America, from New York to Florida Strait Imray Chart - Maker: James Imray & Sons, London
Antique blue back nautical chart of the East Coast of North America, with insets of Charleston, South Carolina, The Mouth of the Savannah, The Coast of Virginia and Maryland, featuring Assateague Bay, Cape Henlopen, Delaware, and the Entrance to the Chesapeake. Published by James Imray & Son, London, this antique chart has 2 back labels, one from Imray and one from the seller, William DeSilva from Liverpool. Good strike with color (original lighthouse coloring indicated) and plotting. Good condition, minor edge fraying and tear at south end, 80 x 41.5 inches.
Price: $2,300.00 Date: 1876
1876James Imray & Sons, London$2,300.00

Model # NAU110
Norie Chart The English Channel - Maker: Chas. Wilson/J.W. Norie
Antique blueback nautical chart, published by Chas. Wilson, late J.W. Norie. Very good overall antique condition, black cloth binding around edges, strong strike (clear, dark image), with 16 insets, including Land's End, Plymouth Sound, the Downs, and Havre. Original color for lighthouses, with lighthouse vignettes and recognition profiles, 81 x 39 inches.
Price: $1,500.00 Date: 1876
1876Chas. Wilson/J.W. Norie$1,500.00

Model # NAU113
Imray Chart Western Coast of Europe - Maker: James Imray & Sons, London
Antique blue back nautical chart by James Imray & Son, London, 1877, back label. With 10 insets, including Cape Finisterre, Entrance to the River Gironde, Santander, and the River Tagus. Extends from mid-Ireland south to Morocco. Very good condition, except for a shadow in the right-hand 3 inches, minor edge damage, small faint brown surface spots, a little plotting, 40 x 73 inches.
Price: $1,200.00 Date: 1877
1877James Imray & Sons, London$1,200.00

Model # NAU133
Eldridge's Chart of Long Island Sound, Newport to New York - Maker: Eldridge
Black and white antique Nautical Chart by George Eldridge, published by Thaxter & Son, Boston. Great detail of eastern Long Island, north shore of Long Island and Connecticut shoreline. Good condition, linen backed, restored, some patched reconstruction where paper loss, around New York City and Block Island. Measures approx. 105 x 26.25 inches. (Please note that the image shows only a section of the entire chart.)
Price: $3,200.00 Date: 1877
1877Eldridge$3,200.00

Model # NAU118
North Atlantic Imray Chart - Maker: James Imray & Sons, London
Antique blue back nautical chart of the North Atlantic, from south of the equator to 60 degrees north, includes western Europe, northwestern Africa, northeastern South America, and the Caribbean and Atlantic coast of the United States, up to Northeast Canada and Hudson's Strait, inset maps of Bermuda Islands, Funchal Bay, Horta and Pin Bays, and Faya Channel, good depiction of the Azores, Caribbean, Madieras and Canary Islands. Published by James Imray & Son, London, 1878, back label. Includes 8 recognition profiles. Has some minor plotting. Has been recently restored, repaired tears,minor spots, very good condition, sharp image, 40 x 49.5 inches.
Price: $1,800.00 Date: 1878
1878James Imray & Sons, London$1,800.00

Model # NAU155
Orkney & Feroe Islands to the Bay of Biscay - Maker: Wilson
Blueback nautical chart, with 4 inset maps: Pentland Frith, etc, Scotland, Rockall, North of Ireland, Gironde River, France, Bilbao, Spain, 4 recognition profiles, 2 lighthouses, 3 joined charts, lighthouses shown in red with circles showing light distance, includes Great Britain, English Channel, Atlantic Coast of France and Bay of Biscay Coast of Spain down to Cape Finesterre, published by Wilson, late J.W. Norie and Wilson, clean, excellent strike, and very good overall antique condition, 38 1/2 x 81"
Price: $2,500.00 Date: 1879
1879Wilson$2,500.00

Model # NAU132
Eldridge's Chart, Coast of North America, No. 2, Cape Henry to Cape Sable. - Maker: Eldridge
Very good condition, has been re-backed in linen, smooth overall toning, some staining lower right, with insets of the Sea Coast from Cape Henlopen to Cape Henry, including the Chesapeake Bay, and of the Delaware Bay and River. Approx. 42.75 x 44.25.
Price: $2,300.00 Date: 1882
1882Eldridge$2,300.00

Model # OTH200
The Day Before the Great Naval Review -- The Fleet Passing Castle William on its Way up the Hudson - Maker: Harper's Weekly
Antique black and white print showing the Naval Review that was part of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair and Columbia Exhibition. At least twenty other countries were invited to participate in the naval review. Many war ships were sent, as well as replicas of Christopher Columbus' ships the Nina, Pinta, and Santa Maria, sent by Spain. There is an interesting story of the whole Naval Review written by Joseph C. Mosier called The Naval Rendezvous of 1893. This print was a four-page spread published in Harper's Weekly on May 6, 1893 and Harper's took the image from a drawing by Victor Perard. This print has been cleaned and restored, some tears have been repaired and the whole print has been backed in tissue. Very good condition. approx. 12.5 x 42 inches to the print edge (not including the title at bottom).
Price: $950.00 Date: 1893
1893Harper's Weekly$950.00

Model # NAU181
Nantucket Harbor Massachusetts Chart - Maker: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
This rare Nantucket Harbor Massachusetts Chart, was made by the U.S. C. & G. S. (US Coast and Geodetic Survey), dated 1876, updated in 1889, 1894. It measures approximately 24 ½ x 29”. It has been rebacked with linen and restored. It is in very good antique condition, with one 1” spot in lower right, as shown.
Price: $1,450.00 Date: 1894
1894U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey$1,450.00

Model # NAU166
North West Coast of America - Maker: US Coast and Geodetic Survey
General Sailing Chart of the North West Coast of America from San Francisco to Bering Sea, a rare chart showing detailed coastline from San Francisco to the Alaskan Penninsula including lighthouses. 27 3/4" x 38 3/4". Map has been cleaned, rebacked and restored, first published in 1892 and printed in 1895, very good condition.
Price: $1,200.00 Date: 1895
1895US Coast and Geodetic Survey$1,200.00

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Model # EUR1009
Bird's Eye View of Rome, Italy *****SOLD***** - Maker: Braun & Hogenberg
"Urbis Romae Situs cum iis quae adhuc Conspiciuntur Veter. Monumet Reliquiis Pyrrho Ligorio Neap. Invent. Romae M.D. LXX"/Layout of the City of Rome with the remains of the old monuments, as they can still be seen today, drawn by Pyrrhus Ligorious of Naples. Rome 1570. Bird's-eye-view with striking original color of the ancient capital of Italy at the peak of the Renaissance, in Latin. Very good condition, restored, approx. 15 x 20 inches. *****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1570
1570Braun & Hogenberg

Model # EUR468JR
Abbildung der Stadt Koln - Cologne *****SOLD***** - Maker: Merian
Early, rare black and white engraved antique bird's eye city view of Cologne, from Theatrum Europaeum, Weimar, 1632, with view of the Rhine, and showing the destruction of the Cathedral. With significant edifices and major points of interest illustrated, labeled, and keyed. Very good overall antique condition, matted, approx. 10.25 x 14 inches. *****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1632
1632Merian

Model # JJ010
A Plan of Boston, from Actual Survey *****SOLD***** - Maker: Carleton
Rare antique black and white map of Boston, originally published in John West's "Boston Directory," drawn by Osgood Carleton in 1796; fascinating picture of the city in the decade following the end of the Revolutionary War, with many named streets and wharves, including the aptly named Long Wharf, and numbered key to noteworthy buildings including Faneuil Hall, and the Old and New State Houses; features a large mill pond in northwest of city, created by damming the Charles River. Very good condition, cleaned and repaired including upper left corner restoration, measures approx. 14.25 x 8.25 inches. *****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1796
1796Carleton

Model # NAU164
Caribbee or West India Islands, West Indies Caribbean *****SOLD***** - Maker: Churruca and Fidalgo
Rare blue back chart called: Caribbee or West India Islands from Porto-Rico (Puerto Rico) to Trinidad, Inclusive with the Coasts of the Spanish Main, Thence to Guayra by Churruca and Fidalgo, Captains in the Spanish Navy. Excellent detailed drawings of the West Indies with insets of Sir Francis Drakes Channel including Tortola, St. John's, Virgin Islands, St. George Harbour, and Boca Grande. Two recognition profiles. Originally produced in 1827 and updated to 1835. Cleaned, restored, deacidified, re-backed, in good to very good condition overall, 39" x 28". ***SOLD***
Price: Date: 1835
1835Churruca and Fidalgo

Model # MAS1320
A Map of the Extremity of Cape Cod, Including the Townships of Provincetown & Truro, with a Chart of Their Sea Coast and of Cape Cod Harbour, State of Massachusetts. *****SOLD***** - Maker: U.S. Topographical Engineers
Exquisite, large antique map of Provincetown and Truro, and nautical chart of surrounding waters, produced with information from 1833 to 1835. The image shows four sections which can be put together as one or displayed in four section. Each section measures approximately 29 x 35 inches, total piece measures approx. 56 1/2 x 69 1/2 inches. With information on high and low tides, bathometric data of off shore areas as well as significant land detail, including landforms, interior water bodies, details of villages and towns. This antique map has been restored, cleaned, de-acidified, and re-backed, very good condition overall with some patched and repaired areas, mostly in margins. Also available as a full sized reproduction in four sheets for $500 (please contact us by phone or email for the full-sized reproduction) or for other reproductions search REP092 on our website. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1836
1836U.S. Topographical Engineers

Model # NAU135B
Bahama Banks and Gulf of Florida *****SOLD***** - Maker: Blunt
Antique blue back nautical chart by Edmund Blunt, 1826, printed in 1840. Great representation of all of the Bahama Banks, and the Florida Keys, and south and central Florida, from Mosquito Inlet, Cape Canaveral and Tampa Bay in Florida to the north coast of Cuba, includes Florida Reef with a 9 1/2" x 9" inset chart of Key West, . With 13 recognition profiles and some plotting. Restored, cleaned, rebacked, and deacidified, some brown toning, 2 narrow smudges in upper center - 1 is 2" and 1 is 3" long, overall good condition. Approximately 38 x 48 inches. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1840
1840Blunt

Model # NAM143
New Map of North America *****SOLD***** - Maker: Monk
New Map of That Portion of North America, Exhibiting the United States and Territories, The Canadas, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Mexico, also Central America, and The West India Islands. Hand colored wall map of North America Exhibiting US Territories, Canadas, Mexico, Central America, West Indies Islands, Native American Tribes. Native American territories delineated by color as geo-political entities, including Pawnees, Cherokees, Osages, Otoes, Seminoles, Creek, Chickasaws, Apache, Navahos, Shawnees, Kanza, Delawares, Omahas, Arrapahoes, Cheyennes, Crows, Comanches, among many others. Good color, golden tone overall, nicely aged, decorative border, California gold region highlighted. Includes New Map of the World in lower left corner, 12" x 16" for inset, Names of Counties and Towns, and Table of Distances. Cleaned, rebacked, deacidified. Good condition, stains as shown. 56" x 56". **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1853
1853Monk

Model # USA092
Map of the United States, Territories, Mexico and the West Indies. ***SOLD*** - Maker: Ensign, Bridgman, and Fanning
Antique wall map of the United States, Territories and Mexico, with inset of the West Indies, by Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning, 1855. Shows Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oregon, Washington, Utah, New Mexico, and Indian Territories. Linen backed, with rods, beautiful original color and great detail of landforms and water bodies, cities and towns, some railroads. With population data and ornate border. Good condition, restored, repaired tears across upper portion, some staining and discoloration throughout, notably lower right and approx. 4 inches across the top. Approx. 35 x 32 inches, to outer edge of decorated border. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1855
1855Ensign, Bridgman, and Fanning

Model # MAT169
Bird's Eye View of the Seat of War arranged after the latest surveys, showing views of Washington… *****SOLD***** - Maker: Prang
Antique, printed color bird's eye view map of the area near Chesapeake Bay and Potomac River with Washington DC near the center. Also shows Baltimore, Harpers Ferry, Richmond, Manassas Junction, Fort Monroe, Norfolk Harbor, the rail road connections and the general surface of the country in Maryland, District of Columbia, and Virginia. Also Petersburgh. Shows the seat of war of the Civil War. Published and Litho'd by Prang, 1861. Good antique condition with a moderate water stain at top. Currently framed, but will be sold unframe. Priced as-is. Please forgive the slight glare on the glass in the photos.
Price: Date: 1861
1861Prang

Model # MAS1763
Boston - Plan of Fort Hill - Showing Improvements as Proposed by the Committee Laying out and Widening Streets *****SOLD***** - Maker: Meisel
Antique, hand colored city planning map showing part of downtown Boston, near the modern day Aquarium, Harbor Towers, Norman B. Leventhal Park, and Boston Harbor Sailing Club. This map shows the initial land ownership and new street layout including High Street, Purchase Street, Belmont Street, and Oliver Street. Published in 1866, it shows the landowners at that time and the elevations and street layouts with new street layouts and elevation drop superimposed over the old. The changes show on this map are now nearly gone and barely recognizable. This map shows the cutting down of Fort Hill by up to 50 feet. New roads are highlighted in a light orange-tan color. Very good antique condition. Approx. 29 x 39 inches to the neatline. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1866
1866Meisel

Model # NAU176
Narragansett Bay *****SOLD***** - Maker: U.S. Coast Survey
This antique nautical chart, based on Blunt charts, was used on a ship, includes two joined sections originally as issued, with Providence to Narragansett Pier and Sakonnet Point, includes Newport, Fall River, Bristol, Tiverton, Jamestown, Prudence Island, Little Compton, Middletown, Portsmouth, and more. A good sharp detail of the bay, one recognition profile showing the entrance of Narragansett Bay, minor plotting, uniformly toned and minor surface soiling from use, light vertical wrinkles likely from usage, no tears, overall very good condition with minor spots, 45" x 30 1/4" on a sheet 50 1/2" x 32 3/4". **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1873
1873U.S. Coast Survey

Model # NYO007
Map of Long Island *****SOLD***** - Maker: Beers, Comstock & Cline
Antique, hand colored map of Long Island from the Atlas of Long Island, NY by Beers, Comstock, & Cline, 1873. This map was in the atlas as a folded map. This map shows each town delineated by color, as well as the counties delineated by thick pink lines. In 1873 Nassau County did not yet exist-- it was founded in 1899-- so this map only has Kings County, Queens County, and Suffolk County. Other features of interest include New York City, Gardiners Island, and Fishers Island. The lines that criss-cross the map show longitude and latitude, and also the radial distance from the City Hall of New York City. This map is highly collectible. Very good restored condition. Fold lines are apparent. Some light minor staining. Map has been cleaned, de-acidified, and backed on tissue for stability. Some minor paper loss at edges but would not be noticeable when framed. Approx. 13.5 x 51.5 inches to the neatline. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1873
1873Beers, Comstock & Cline

Model # NAU185
Vineyard Sound and Nantucket Shoals *****SOLD***** - Maker: Eldridge
Handsome large black and white antique nautical chart of Vineyard Sound and Nantucket Shoals, Eldridge's Chart No. 1, published in 1875, with soundings, tides, compass variations, light houses, showing the south coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, from Woods Hole east to Monomoy in Chatham and including the Elizabeth Islands, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. Very good condition, restored, backed with linen, bordered with fabric tape, shows wear consistent with regular use aboard a vessel, measures approx. 39.5 x 62.5 inches. *****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1875
1875Eldridge

Model # NAU165
Eldridge's Chart Monomoy Shoals and Hyannis Harbor ***SOLD*** - Maker: Eldridge
Eldridges Chart No. 12 Monomoy Shoals and Hyannis Harbor by George Eldridge, surveyed in 1884 and printed in 1885, offers both a detailed and uncomplicated view of the shoreline and waters along the south coast of Cape Cod, from Chatham to Hyannis, lighthouses and channel markers are indicated in color. Features include Lewis Bay, Dog Fish Bar, Kill Pond Bar, Handkerchief Shoal and Stone Horse Shoal. This chart was cleaned, rebacked, deacidified and restored. Good condition. 23 1/2" x 36 1/2".
Price: Date: 1885
1885Eldridge

Model # NAU265
Hawaiian Islands *****SOLD***** - Maker: USC&GS
Antique, uncolored nautical chart of Hawaii and the Hawaiian Islands with inset of "Pearl River and Loons" and Honolulu Harbor. By the US Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1899. This chart shows saltworks, Quarantine Island, and "Queen Emma's large yellow house." Very good antique condition, appears to have been professionally cleaned and rebacked with light-weight tissue. Approx. 26.5 x 41 inches to the neatline. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1899
1899USC&GS

Model # NAU127
Eldridge Chart D, Massachusetts Bay and Coast from Chatham to Boston *****SOLD***** - Maker: George W. Eldridge
Antique black and white coastal chart by George Eldridge, Massachusetts Bay and Coast from Chatham to Boston. Canvas backed, Very good overall antique condition, 3 inch tear on lower left (1 inch within the margin), good dark, clear strike, 54.75 x 29.5 inches. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1901
1901George W. Eldridge

Model # NAU119
Chesapeake Bay, Maryland and Virginia **SOLD** - Maker: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey
Antique black and white coastal chart, 1904, revised to 1909. Includes Baltimore and Washington, Havre de Grace, the whole of Chesapeake Bay, Cape Charles, Cape Henry, Richmond, Newport News, and Norfolk. Good condition, 2 sheets joined, minor surface soiling, good, clear strike, nicely colored, lighthouses are bright yellow, red channel markers, minor plotting, 63 x 31 inches. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1904
1904U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey

Model # OTH186FS
America's Fishing Fleet and Men, WWII Poster *****SOLD***** - Maker: Koerner
OWI Poster No. 60., Rare, collectable, antique fish poster entitled America's Fishing Fleet and Men - We Need More, by Koerner, U.S. Government Printing Office, WWII propaganda graphic poster creating a patriotic connection to fishing, Very good overall antique condition, linen backed, approximately 28" x 20". *****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1943
1943Koerner

Model # OTH187FS
Fish Is a Fighting Food, WWII Poster *****SOLD***** - Maker: Koerner
OWI Poster No. 61., Rare, collectable, antique fish poster entitled Fish Is a Fishing Food - We Need More, World War Two, by Koerner, U.S. Government Printing Office, WWII propaganda graphic poster creating a patriotic connection to fishing, Very good overall antique condition, linen backed, approximately 28" x 20". *****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1943
1943Koerner

Model # NAM165EA
Nova Anglia, New England *****UNAVAILABLE***** - Maker: Homann
Nova Anglia. Hand-colored engraved early antique map of New England, by the German cartographer Homann, c. 1720, showing the spread of the English colonies throughout New England, New York, and New Jersey, including early interpretations of Long Island, Cape Cod and the Islands, and Lake Champlain, among other areas, with Indian tribes, forts, topography and some bathymetry, particularly relating to known shoals along the coast; elaborate cartouche showing an Englishman with a fox pelt he has presumably just received from a Native American in trade for some of the continental riches arrayed at the Englishman's feet. Good to very good condition, original color throughout except possibly cartouche, some faded color including center strip, matted and framed, measures approx. 19.25 x 22.75 inches, with frame 25 x 29.5 inches *****UNAVAILABLE*****
Price: Date: c. 1720
c. 1720Homann

Model # OTH202
Pine Chart Case ***SOLD*** - Maker:
Antique cylindrical "chart case" with narrow fluted sides and turned pine ends. Snipe hinges. On block board legs. No handle or opening mechanism, but it is not difficult to open with one's fingers. Hinges work very smoothly. Probably late 19th century. Very good overall antique condition. 29 inches long and 8 inches in diameter. **SOLD**
Price: Date: Late 19th century
Late 19th century

Model # EUR1336
1936 Iconic Skier Olympics Poster Germany *****SOLD***** - Maker: German Government
Antique Poster for the 1936 Winter Olympics, reading: Deutschland 1936, IV Olympische Winterspiele, Garmisch-partenkirchen, 6-16. Februar 1936. Alpine skiing made its first appearance in the winter Olympics as the combined, which added a skier's results in both the downhill and slalom. 1936 is the last year in which the Summer and Winter Games were both held in the same country. This poster was created by Ludwig Hohlwein and was printed in 13 different languages and distributed around the world. This is the German version. It is considered one of the most memorable images from the 1936 Olympic games and was also printed on post cards and brochures. It is in very good antique condition, with minor paper loss at seam intersections, has been flattened and backed for stability. Original poster measures approximately 39 x 25 inches. With backing it is now 43 x 29 inches. **SOLD**
Price: Date: Printed in 1934
Printed in 1934German Government

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