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Model # CEL007
A Plan of the Solar System Exhibiting its Relative Magnitudes and Distances. - Maker: Burritt
Antique celestial chart from Burritt's Atlas, Designed to Illustrate The Geography of the Heavens, 1835. Shows the relative size of the planets and Sun, the comparative distances of the planets from the Sun, and a Plan of the Solar System Exhibiting the relative Position of the Planet Orbits and their Inclination to the Plane of the Ecliptic, etc. Very good overall antique condition with a small edge tear repaired with archival tape, 2 sheets, 15.25 x 28 inches.
Price: $175.00 Date: 1835
1835Burritt$175.00

Model # CEL029
Comparative Representation of the Size of the Planets -Vergleichende Darstellung der Grosse der Planeten. - Maker: Wilhelm Nitzchke
Antique hand colored "Hold-to-Light" celestial map published in the Astronomischer Bilder Atlas, by Wilhelm Nitzschke, 1851. Written in German. "Hold To Light" maps as this have cut outs with filmy paper behind them so that when you hold them to the light, the planets and their moons shine. Both decorative and informative, these types of maps can be custom framed by us with glass on both sides for the light to shine through them. Very good overall antique condition with some mild toning and foxing throughout. Page measures approximately 9.25" x 11.5" (H x W) overall.
Price: $275.00 Date: 1851
1851Wilhelm Nitzchke$275.00

Model # CEL112
Diagrams Illustrating Astronomical Geography - Maker: Bartholomew
Antique printed color celestial diagrams published by Bartholomew in 1890. They are: Eclipses; Comparative Sizes of the Planets; Year's Course of the Moon; Apparent Path of the Sun, The Solar System; the seasons; Ocean Tides; and, Phases of the Moon. Very good condition with some repaired tears at paper edges (tape may not be archival), and some overall toning that is darker at the paper edges. Approx. 11.5 x 16.25 inches to the neatline.
Price: $115.00 Date: 1890
1890Bartholomew$115.00

Model # WOR298
The World, Verso: The World on Mercator's Projection - Maker: Bartholomew
Antique printed color map of the world, shown in two hemispheres, with comparative view of the principal rivers and mountains of the world above and below (Recto.) On Verso: Map of the world on Mercator's Projection featuring information regarding distances between ports around the world, etc. Good to Very good overall antique condition with mild toning throughout, and some spots of minor staining/foxing (which affect the verso map more than the recto map's overall quality.) Each map measures approximately 9" x 12" (H x W) to the neatline.
Price: $75.00 Date: 1877
1877Bartholomew$75.00

Model # WOR295
The World, Verso: Physical Map of Europe - Maker: Weller/Bartholomew
Antique printed color map of the world, shown in two hemispheres, with comparative view of the principal rivers and mountains of the world above and below (Recto.) On Verso: A physical map of Europe which is colored to delineate the highlands and lowlands, and shows general ocean depth, current information, topographical information, etc. Published in The International Atlas and Geography: Modern, Historical, Classical and Physical... c.1870 by William Collins Sons & Co. with maps by John. Bartholomew and E. Weller. Very good overall antique condition with mild toning throughout, and one area of paper loss at the bottom outer edge. Recto Map (World) measures approximately 9" x 12" (H x W) to the neatline. Verso Map (Europe) measures approx. 9" x 11.5" (H x W) to the neatline.
Price: $75.00 Date: c. 1870
c. 1870Weller/Bartholomew$75.00

Model # COM010
Map of the Principal Rivers Throughout the World. Comparative Lengths of the Principal Rivers throughout the World. No. 53. - Maker: Carey & Lea
Antique hand colored engraved comparative chart from the Carey & Lea Atlas, surrounded by explanatory text with fascinating information on all the principal rivers of the world. At the time of the publication of this chart, the source of the Nile was unknown. Cleaned, flattened, de-acidified, good condition, page measures approx. 16.5 x 20.5 inches, map 9.75 x 13.5 inches.
Price: $225.00 Date: 1823
1823Carey & Lea$225.00

Model # COM004
Table of the Comparative Lengths of the Principal Rivers throughout the World. - 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", 1826. At the time of the publication of this chart, the source of the Nile was unknown. Very good overall antique condition, with very minor foxing and toning. Approx. 11.25 x 8.75 inches.
Price: $150.00 Date: 1826
1826Anthony Finley$150.00

Model # COM003
Table of the Comparative Heights of the Principal Mountains in the World. - 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. At the time of this charts publication, the height of Everest had not yet been calculated, nor had any attempt to reach the summit been successful. Very good overall antique condition, 11.25 x 8.75 inches.
Price: $250.00 Date: 1827
1827Anthony Finley$250.00

Model # COM009
Map and Description of the Principal Mountains, &c. Throughout the World. - Maker: Carey & Lea
Antique black and white comparative chart, with comparative illustration of the "height of the principal mountains and other elevations in the world," and information on mountain heights in both the Eastern and Western Hemispheres surrounding the illustration. Published by Carey and Lea, 1827. Good overall antique condition with toning throughout and some mild creasing and wrinkling of the paper, as well as some very minor tearing/paper loss at the outer edges. Measures approximately 16.5" x 20.5" (H x W) to the neatline.
Price: $200.00 Date: 1827
1827Carey & Lea$200.00

Model # COM029
Comparative Lengths of Rivers - Maker: T.G. Bradford
Antique hand colored map showing Comparative Lengths of Rivers from North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa including Distribution of Vegetables and snow line. Very good condition with some foxing in border and a few brown spots. By T.G. Bradford, in A Comprehensive Atlas Geographical, Historical & Commercial, 1835. Approximately 10" x 7.75"
Price: $175.00 Date: 1835
1835T.G. Bradford$175.00

Model # COM040
Tableau Comparatif de la Hauteur des Montagnes de la longueur du Cours des Fleuves et de l'Elevation des Principals Chutes d'Eau Dans Les Cinq Parties du Monde - Maker: Monin
"Comparative Table of the Height of the Mountains, the length of Rivers, and the Elevation of the Principal Waterfalls in the Five Parts of the World." Antique black and white comparative map, published by Monin in his "Atlas Classique De La Geographie Ancienne," 1839. Includes reference tables and information at the sides and bottom of the map, written in French. Highly detailed, including information regarding the sources and courses of rivers, topographical and geological information, the elevations of some cities, etc. With folds, as issued. Visible plate mark. Very good overall antique condition with mild toning and foxing. Measures approximately 17.5" x 23.5".
Price: $275.00 Date: 1839
1839Monin$275.00

Model # COM041
Comparative Height of Mountains, Comparative Size of Cities - Maker: Smith
Antique black and white comparative map showing the heights of mountains at the top of the map, and the comparative sizes of cities at the bottom. Published by Smith, 1850. Comparative mountains map includes the greatest height attained by man at the time, the greatest flight of the condor, the height attained by Joseph Luis Gay-Lussac in his 1804 hot air balloon experiment, and other details for reference. Comparative cities map compares the number of inhabitants of a few cities around the world (Paris, Constantinople, Calcutta, St. Petersburg, Jeddo- Now Tokyo, Manchester, etc.) and includes images outlining the general layouts of New York City and London for comparison. Features a decorative border. Good to very good overall antique condition with some mild toning throughout, and some small stains at the lower left of the map. Measures approximately 10" x 8" to the outer edges of the decorative border.
Price: $95.00 Date: 1850
1850Smith$95.00

Model # COM014
A Comparative View of the Principal Waterfalls, Islands, Lakes, Rivers and Mountains of the Eastern Hemisphere. - Maker: Tallis
By Rapkin and Tallis, surrounded by characteristic vignettes and decorated border. Note that the tallest mountain on this map is Dhawalagiri, which is now known as the 7th tallest. This is because the 6 taller mountains had not yet been discovered or measured. The first published height of Everest was not calculated until 1856. The Nile is now known to be the longest river, but on this map it is clear that the source of the Nile had not yet been identified. Fair to good condition, some very good, some foxing and toning, approx. 10.5 x 13.75 inches.
Price: $150.00 Date: 1851
1851Tallis$150.00

Model # COM043
Comparative Heights of Mountains. - Maker: Blackie & Son
Antique uncolored print showing the heights of the world's mountains. By Blackie & Son, 1853. The mountains are divided into categories: Western Hemisphere, Eastern Hemisphere, and British Isles (this was in a British atlas). Notations on the print also show the greatest height of a hot air balloon, the highest flight of condors, and the highest elevation at which corn will grow, as well as other interesting markers. At this time, the height of Everest had not yet been calculated (1856) so the tallest mountain is "Sorata" in the Andes. Good to very good condition with some light foxing. Approx. 8.25 x 10 inches to the neatlines.
Price: $95.00 Date: 1853
1853Blackie & Son$95.00

Model # COM017
Physical Geography (of the world) - Maker: Black
Hand colored comparative map showing the sizes of mountains and rivers, published by Black in 1854, Geo. Aikman Sculpt. The mountains are grouped by country and the rivers by lengths. Rivers are labeled, and the tallest mountains are labeled, but the key to the unlabeled mountains is not included with this map. Interesting to note is the fact that the Missouri River is shown as the longest and it comprises part of the Mississippi River from its mouth. The Nile is now known as the longest river but at the time of the making of this map, it seems Lake Victoria had not been found by European mapmakers yet. Very good overall antique condition overall with minor toning of paper, and some mild spots/foxing. Measures approx. 10 x 14 1/2 inches to the neatline.
Price: $195.00 Date: 1854
1854Black$195.00

Model # OTH001BW
Comparative Size of Lakes and Islands - Maker: Colton
Fascinating black and white comparative map showing the sizes of Lakes of the Western Hemisphere, Lakes in the Eastern Hemisphere, Islands in the Western Hemisphere, and Islands in the Eastern Hemisphere. This chart was published two years before any European had seen Lake Victoria in Africa. By Colton, with Colton's recognizable ornate decorative border. Good condition with overall toning/ surface soiling, some minor stains and some edge tears including one at the top center that goes into the title, measures approx. 13 x 15.5 inches. Priced according to condition.
Price: $150.00 Date: 1855
1855Colton$150.00

Model # WOR262
Comparative Views of Remarkable Geological Phenomena - Maker: A.K. Johnston
Antique printed color map from "The Physical Atlas of Natural Phenomena" by Alexander Keith Johnston, published by William Blackwood and Sons in 1856. This highly detailed sheet features at least nine different maps, charts, and illustrations, including Plans of the Craters of Vesuvius and Etna, map of the Island of Teneriffe, Plan of Arthurs Seat, Plan of Graham Island, Plan of the Volcanoes of Pichincha and Antisana, and more. In very good antique condition with some very slight foxing and a tiny seam separation that was repaired with tape that may or may not be archival, this piece measures approximately 19.75 x 24 inches.
Price: $175.00 Date: 1856
1856A.K. Johnston$175.00

Model # COM044
Tableau, Showing the Distribution of Animal & Vegetable Life in Ascending Regions - Maker: Cartee
Antique hand colored comparative diagram showing the various flora and fauna existing at different altitudes throughout the world, by Cartee, published in the "Atlas of Physical Geography," 1856. Good overall antique condition with heavy toning of the uncolored paper at the margins, and some areas of mild foxing/staining. Measures approximately 11.75" x 8.5" (H x W) to the neatline.
Price: $125.00 Date: 1856
1856Cartee$125.00

Model # COM018
Mountains & Rivers - Maker: Colton/Johnson & Browning
Mountains & Rivers Comparative Map, showing the principal mountains and rivers in the world as known in 1859. This comparative map is stunning for its composition, artistic layout and information. Some of the information in now known to be inaccurate, for example, the Mississippi and Missouri River is listed as the longest river and the source of the Nile was not yet known. This map was published by Johnson & toning in Colton's General Atlas, the only atlas that includes the two well-known names of Johnson & toning and Colton. Good condition with brown spots mostly in the margins, toning in the center fold, and a tight upper margin that has a slight water stain. Color and strike of image are good and map is whole. Map measures approx. 16.5 x 23.5 inches to the neatline.
Price: $175.00 Date: 1859
1859Colton/Johnson & Browning$175.00

Model # COM036
Lengths of the Principal Rivers of the World. Heights of the Principal Mountains of the World. - Maker: Desilver
Antique hand colored comparative map of the known mountains and rivers, from Desilver's "A New Universal Atlas Containing Maps of the various Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics Of The World", 1859. At this time Mount Everest's height had been calculated and published in the Great Trigonometrical Survey of India but the mountain was known as Peak XY and it does not appear on this map (perhaps the data required verification). The source of the Nile had not yet been identified (the source of the Nile on this map is listed as the Mountains of the Moon). Lake Victoria was found by Europeans in 1858 but not confirmed as the source of the Nile until 1875. The tallest mountain on this map is Kunchinginga at 28,176 feet (Everest is 29,029 ft.). Good to very good condition with light toning at edges, slight image transfer, minor staining on left side, some small tears in edges, 12.5 x 16 inches to the edge of the decorative border.
Price: $200.00 Date: 1859
1859Desilver$200.00

Model # COM006A
Mountains & Rivers - Maker: Johnson & Browning
Antique comparative map with early printed color showing principal mountains, rivers and lakes in the world as known in 1862. The source of the Nile was not yet known. Also includes a printed copy of the key to the mountains on a separate sheet, which are numbered by continent (the key is from the 1864 atlas and may not match up perfectly to the 1862 map). The blue printed color is slightly offset. Fair to good antique condition with toning of the paper, spoting/staining, and a seam separation at bottom. Measures approx. 16.5 x 25 inches to the neatline. Priced as-is.
Price: $175.00 Date: 1862
1862Johnson & Browning$175.00

Model # COM006
Mountains & Rivers - Maker: Johnson and Ward
Antique comparative map with early printed color showing principal mountains, rivers and lakes in the world as known in 1864. The source of the Nile was not yet known. Also includes the key to the mountains on a separate sheet, which are numbered by continent. Very good antique condition with toning of the paper, water stains in the margins, and some mild tearing at the seam and seam separation which has been fixed with archival tape. Measures approx. 16.5 x 25 inches to the neatline.
Price: $225.00 Date: 1864
1864Johnson and Ward$225.00

Model # COM007
Johnson's Chart of Comparative Heights of Mountains and Lengths of Rivers of North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. - Maker: Johnson and Ward
Hand colored antique comparative map, showing the comparative lengths of rivers and heights of mountains for each continent (except Australia). At this time Mount Everest's height had been calculated and the source of the Nile had been identified but was currently under dispute. Lake Victoria was found by Europeans in 1858 but not confirmed as the source of the Nile until 1875. Good antique condition with some spots and slight seam separationthat has been repaired, as well as light overall toning. Matted. Approx. 23" x 17" to the neatline. Priced as-is.
Price: $150.00 Date: 1864
1864Johnson and Ward$150.00

Model # COM013
Mountains & Rivers - Maker: Gray
Antique hand colored mountains and rivers comparative map, showing principal mountains, rivers and lakes in the world as known in 1873. The source of the Nile was not yet known. Statistical details are on the back of map. From Gray's Atlas. Very good overall antique condition with some toning at the paper edges. Approx. 16.5 x 25 inches to the neatline.
Price: $275.00 Date: 1873
1873Gray$275.00

Model # COM038
VII. Tableau- Geologie, Fossiles, etc. - Maker: Fayard
Antique hand colored page of comparative diagrams (including rivers, fossils, geology, oceans, and mountains.) Published by Fayard in the "Atlas Universel," 1877. Written in French. Very good overall antique condition with mild toning throughout, and very mild foxing. Measures approximately 6.25" x 8.75" to the neatline.
Price: $25.00 Date: 1877
1877Fayard$25.00

Model # COM045
Mountains & Rivers - Maker: Colton
Antique hand colored mountains and rivers comparative map, showing principal mountains and bodies of water in the world as known in 1886. This comparative map is stunning for its composition, artistic layout and information. Some of the information in now known to be inaccurate, for example, the Mississippi and Missouri River is listed as the longest river. With fold, as issued. Fair to good overall antique condition with mild toning throughout, areas of mild foxing/staining, as well as noticeable water stains (mainly at the bottom left,) and some minor roughing/small tears at the outer edges of the paper. Map measures approximately 17" x 26.5" (H x W) to the outer edge of the decorative border. *Note: Priced As Is.
Price: $145.00 Date: 1886
1886Colton$145.00

Model # COM042
A View of the Comparative Lengths of the Principal Rivers, and Heights of the Principal Mountains of the World - Maker: Orr & Company
Antique hand colored comparative map of the mountains and rivers of the world, published by Orr & Company, drawn by Dower, c. 1849. At this time Mount Everest's height had not yet been calculated and the source of the Nile had not yet been identified. Lake Victoria was found by Europeans in 1858. The tallest mountain on this map is Kunchinginga at 28,177 feet (Everest is 29,029 ft.). The pyramids are included in the lower left side to give a sense of scale. Very good condition with mild toning and some other minor signs of age. Approx. 8.25 x 10.25 inches to the neatline.
Price: $175.00 Date: c. 1849
c. 1849Orr & Company$175.00

Model # COM001
Physical Geography - Maker: Black/Aikman
Uncolored comparative map of Humboldt's Distribution of Plants in Equinoctial America, According to Elevation Above the Level of Sea, compares plants and mountains using Humboldt's Life Zones, in English, from Black's atlas, black & white, 10"h x 14"w, plate engraved by Aikman, very good condition.
Price: $135.00 Date: c. 1860
c. 1860Black/Aikman$135.00

Model # MID024
Palaestina nach den zuverlassigsten alten und neuen Quellen - Maker: Stieler
Antique hand colored map from Stieler's Hand-Atlas uber alle theile der Erde nach dem neuesten Zustande und uber das Weltgebaude, Gotha, bei Justus Perthes. With insets, Die Lander der heiligen Schrift, Umgebung von Jerusalem, Zug der Israeliten aus Aegypten nach Kanaan, Jerusalem zur jetzigen Zeit, Jerusalem zur Zeit der Zerstorung durch Titus, and graph of comparative height of Mount Sinai. Very good overall antique condition, approx. 13.25 x 15.75 inches.
Price: $90.00 Date: circa 1851
circa 1851Stieler$90.00

Model # TOW066
Principal Cities of the Old World, Comparing Their Latitude with Points on the American Continent. London, Paris, Berlin, St. Petersburg, Vienna, Dublin, Edinburgh, Rome, Naples. - Maker: Goldthwaite
Antique city plans and maps, with comparative information, from Goldthwaite's Universal Atlas, Geographical, Astronomical and Historical, containing a Complete Series of Maps of Modern Geography, Exhibiting the World and its Various Political Divisions as They are To-day, published by Goldthwaite's Geographical Magazine, 1891. Very good overall antique condition, approx. 9.5 x 12 inches.
Price: $110.00 Date: 1891
1891Goldthwaite$110.00

Model # EUR2300
Europe - Fluss-und Bergkarte von Deutschland und den Anliegenden Landern - Maker: Stieler
Antique printed color map of Germany and the surrounding area from Stieler's Hand-Atlas, c. 1876. This map shows the topography of Central Europe and includes comparative charts of mountains along the sides and bottom. Shows political divisions at that time. Text in German. Very good overall antique condition with toning at paper edges. Approx. 12.75 x 16 inches to the neatlines.
Price: $75.00 Date: c. 1876
c. 1876Stieler$75.00

Model # EUR2441
France - Maker: Appleton
Antique hand colored map of France circa 1860 published in Appleton's Modern Atlas of Earth. Colored by province. With a chart at top showing the comparative lengths of England and France. With center fold as issued. Very good to excellent condition. Approx. 9 x 11.25 inches to the neatline.
Price: $65.00 Date: c. 1860
c. 1860Appleton$65.00

Model # EUR2293
France - Frankreich und die Schweiz - Maker: Stieler
Antique hand colored map of France and Switzerland from Stieler's Hand-Atlas, c. 1876. With a comparative chart of the mountains of the Alps and Pyrenees. Shows political divisions at that time. Text in German. Very good overall antique condition with toning at paper edges and some pencil writing in the margins. Approx. 13.25 x 14 inches to the neatlines.
Price: $85.00 Date: c. 1876
c. 1876Stieler$85.00

Model # TOW380
Genoa. (Genova.) (Genes.) - Maker: S.D.U.K.
Antique hand colored map of Genoa, Italy, showing all major public buildings and piazzas, the city wall, parks, and harbor. Has a trompe l'oeil inset map titled "Sketch of the Outworks". At bottom is a comparative sketch showing the heights of the major buildings and monuments of the city. Very good overall antique condition, original color, dated 1836 (may have been published later) under the Superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Map measures approx. 10.75 x 14.75 inches to the neatline.
Price: $175.00 Date: 1836
1836S.D.U.K.$175.00

Model # EUR2507
Italy (Northern Part) - Maker: Archer / Collins
Antique hand colored map of central and northern Italy, by J. Archer and published by H.G. Collins in "The College Atlas, for Schools and Families" c. 1860. Map includes cities and towns, topography, some railroads, and is colored by state. On right side is a graph showing the comparative lengths of England and Italy. Very good condition with fold as issued in the atlas and some seam separation at top and bottom of fold. Approx. 9 x 11 inches to the neatline.
Price: $50.00 Date: c. 1860
c. 1860Archer / Collins$50.00

Model # COM020
Switzerland, Philip with Comparative Map diagram - Maker: Philip
Hand colored map of Switzerland, colored by cantons, with mountains, lakes, cities, towns and railroad lines and stops. Diagram below the map includes comparative heights of principal mountains and passes of the Alps., very good condition overall with some foxing, both the map and diagram together measure 23" x 19".
Price: $250.00 Date: 1859
1859Philip$250.00

Model # EUR2310
Germany and Czech Republic - Sachsen, Thuringen und Benachbarte Lander - Maker: Stieler
Antique hand colored map of parts of modern Germany and Czechia from Stieler's Hand-Atlas, c. 1876. Includes Dresden, Prague, Leipzig, Gottingen, and Wurzburg with a comparative chart depicting mountain heights at bottom. Shows cities, railroads, topography, bodies of water, as well as political divisions at that time. Text in German. Very good overall antique condition with toning at paper edges. Approx. 12.25 x 15.75 inches to the neatlines.
Price: $85.00 Date: c. 1876
c. 1876Stieler$85.00

Model # EUR2510
Sweden and Norway - Maker: Archer / Collins / Appleton
Antique hand colored map of Sweden and Norway, by J. Archer and published by H.G. Collins in "Appleton’s Modern Atlas of the Earth" c. 1850. Map includes cities, topography, and is colored by country. On the left side of the map is a graph showing the comparative lengths of England and Sweden and Norway. Very good condition with fold as issued in the atlas and some seam separation at both sides of fold. Approx. 11 x 9 inches to the neatline.
Price: $50.00 Date: c. 1850
c. 1850Archer / Collins / Appleton$50.00

Model # EUR2509
Turkey in Europe - Maker: Archer / Collins
Antique hand colored map of the Balkans, by J. Archer and published by H.G. Collins in "The College Atlas, for Schools and Families" c. 1860. Map includes cities and towns, topography, and is colored by country. Shows Bosnia, Serbia, Walachia, Moldavia, Bulgaria, Rumilia, Macedonia, Albania, and Thessaly. Above map is a graph showing the comparative lengths of England and Turkey in Europe. Very good condition with fold as issued in the atlas and some seam separation at top and bottom of fold. Approx. 9 x 11 inches to the neatline.
Price: $40.00 Date: c. 1860
c. 1860Archer / Collins$40.00

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, Pittsburgh, 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. **NOTE- because this map requires extra insurance for shipping, an additional charge will appear on your card after your original purchase. If you would like to know what that charge will be, please contact us.**
Price: $2,400.00 Date: 1845
1845Ensign$2,400.00

Model # WOR205
The Physical Features of Europe and Asia, showing the Mountains, Table-lands, Plains, & Slopes. - Maker: A.K. Johnston
Antique map from "The Physical Atlas of Natural Phenomena" by Alexander Keith Johnston, published by William Blackwood and Sons in 1856. This beautifully detailed map is a very early example of the use of printed color. Insets include Volcanic Kingdom of Luzon (the Philippines), Comparative View of the height of the Crest & of the Culminating Points of the Great Mountain Chains by Baron Von Humboldt, Comparative View of the Mean Height of the Continents, Section Across the Himalaya, a Geological Map of Java, Section from Jerusalem to the Dead Sea, and the Raising of the Island of Racuain. In very good antique condition with overall toning and foxing and small seam separation at bottom margin beyond the neatline (this separation has been repaired with tape that may or may not be archival), this piece measures approximately 20 x 24 inches.
Price: $150.00 Date: 1856
1856A.K. Johnston$150.00

Model # ASI426
Asia - Maker: Archer / Collins / Appleton
Antique hand colored map of Asia, by J. Archer and published by H.G. Collins in "Appleton’s Modern Atlas of the Earth" c. 1850. Map includes cities, topography, and is colored by country. Above map is a graph showing the comparative lengths of Europe and Asia. Very good condition with fold as issued in the atlas and some seam separation at top and bottom of fold. Approx. 9 x 11 inches to the neatline.
Price: $50.00 Date: c. 1850
c. 1850Archer / Collins / Appleton$50.00

Model # AFR213
Afrika - Maker: Stieler
Antique hand colored map of Africa from Stieler's Hand-Atlas, c. 1876. Colored by country with the countries categorized British Possessions, French Colonies, Spanish Colonies, Portugese Colonies, and free countires. An inset map shows the coast of Algeria and a small comparative of the heights of mountains sits by the map key. Shows cities, topography, bodies of water, as well as political divisions at that time. Text in German and other languages. Very good overall antique condition with toning at paper edges. Measures approx. 12.25 x 14 inches to the neatlines.
Price: $75.00 Date: c. 1876
c. 1876Stieler$75.00

Model # COM026
Comparative Lengths of Rivers and Heights of Waterfalls, Tableau indiquant la Longueur des Principaux Fleuves et la Hauteur de Quelques Chutes - Maker: Barbie du Bocage
Antique uncolored comparative map displaying the heights of the known waterfalls and length of known rivers of the world. Published in 1846 by Jean-Denis Barbie du Bocage. Note that the Nile, which is now known as the longest river, has a series of dots with a question mark, indicating that they had not yet found the headwater and therefore did not know the river's length. Good to very good antique condition with minor light foxing throughout and folds at lower corners. approx. 9.5 x 12.25 inches to the edge of the printed area
Price: $115.00 Date: 1846
1846Barbie du Bocage$115.00

Model # EUR2306
Germany, Poland, Czechia - Ostliches Deutschland oder Bohmen, Mahren und Schlesien - Maker: Stieler
Antique hand colored map of what is now parts of Germany, Poland, and Czechia from Stieler's Hand-Atlas, c. 1876. Includes the area between Berlin, Krakow, and Prague. With a comparative chart of mountains at the bottom. Shows political divisions at that time. Text in German. Very good overall antique condition with toning at paper edges. Approx. 12 x 13.5 inches to the neatlines.
Price: $85.00 Date: c. 1876
c. 1876Stieler$85.00

Model # WOR182
The World in Hemispheres. With Views of The Comparative Heights of The Principal Mountains, Towns, &c. and The Lengths of The Principal Rivers Over The Globe. - Maker: Belden
Antique printed color world map in hemispheres (Eastern and Western.) This map features comparative lengths of the principal rivers (illustrated in black and white at the top), as well as comparative heights of the principal mountains, towns, and waterfalls (illustrated in black and white at the bottom.) Very good condition with one small tear at the bottom of the map page and slight overall toning. By Belden, in The Illustrated Atlas of The Dominion of Canada, 1881. Approximately 9.5" x 12.5" to the neatline.
Price: $125.00 Date: 1881
1881Belden$125.00

Model # REP0881FYAR
Comparative Map of Monomoy. - Reproduction - - Maker: US Coast Survey
High quality reproduction of antique map of Monomoy, from the U.S. Coast Survey 1853 and 1868, with comparative points. Appeared in our exhibit at the Historical Society of Old Yarmouth, priced matted as shown. Additional time may be required for framing.
Price: $40.00 Date: Reproduction
ReproductionUS Coast Survey$40.00

Model # REP0882FYAR
Comparative Map of Monomoy. - Reproduction - - Maker:
High quality reproduction of the 1872 map of Chatham, as well as Captain Champlain's Map of Chatham, 1606. Appeared in our exhibit at the Historical Society of Old Yarmouth, priced matted as shown. Additional time may be required for framing.
Price: $40.00 Date: Reproduction
Reproduction$40.00

Model # REP088BP
Comparative Map of Monomoy. (Medium size). - Reproduction - - Maker: US Coast Survey
High quality reproduction of antique maps of Monomoy, from the U.S. Coast Survey 1853 and 1868, with comparative points, and the 1872 map of Chatham, as well as Captain Champlain's Map of Chatham, 1606. Printed area measures approx. 22 x 24 inches. For smaller size, approx. 10.75 x 11.5 inches, see REP088BPSM.
Price: $60.00 Date: Reproduction
ReproductionUS Coast Survey$60.00

Model # REP088BPSM
Comparative Map of Monomoy. (Small size). - Reproduction - - Maker: US Coast Survey
High quality reproduction of antique maps of Monomoy, from the U.S. Coast Survey 1853 and 1868, with comparative points, and the 1872 map of Chatham, as well as Captain Champlain's Map of Chatham, 1606. Approx. 10.75 x 11.5 inches, for medium size see REP088PB.
Price: $25.00 Date: Reproduction
ReproductionUS Coast Survey$25.00

Model # SAM374
South America - Maker: Archer / Collins / Appleton
Antique hand colored map of South America, by J. Archer and published by H.G. Collins in "Appleton’s Modern Atlas of the Earth" c. 1850. Map includes cities, topography, and is colored by country. On the left side of the map is a graph showing the comparative lengths of Europe and South America. Very good condition with fold as issued in the atlas and some seam separation at both sides of fold. Approx. 11 x 9 inches to the neatline.
Price: $50.00 Date: c. 1850
c. 1850Archer / Collins / Appleton$50.00

Model # REP359
The World, Reproduction - Maker: Black
High quality reproduction of an antique map showing the world in hemispheres and the comparative heights of mountains and lengths of rivers. At the top are the Northern and Southern Hemispheres and the Comparative Lengths of Rivers, at center are the Western and Eastern Hemispheres, and at bottom is the Comparative Heights of Mountains, divided into geographic areas. Published circa 1875. approx. 18 x 26 inches to the edge of the printed area.
Price: $95.00 Date:
Black$95.00

Model # REP136BP
Lengths of Principal Rivers in the World. Heights of Principal Mountains in the World. Reproduction - Maker:
High quality color reproduction of an antique comparative map by Cowperthwaite, 1850. Printed area measures approx. 13.75 x 17.25 inches. For the framed version, see REP136FR
Price: $55.00 Date: Reproduction
Reproduction$55.00

Model # REP136FR
Lengths of Principal Rivers in the World. Heights of Principal Mountains in the World. Framed Reproduction - Maker:
High quality color reproduction of an antique comparative map by Cowperthwaite, 1850. Framed with UV protective glass, acid-free materials, and an "antique gold style" frame- also available in black frame. Framed items may require extra processing time. Frame dimensions are 19 x 22. Priced as framed- please contact us if you would like it framed differently. For the unframed version, see REP136BP
Price: $195.00 Date: Reproduction
Reproduction$195.00

Model # REP264COM
Table of the Comparative Heights of the Principal Mountains in the World Print - Reproduction - - Maker: Reproduction
High quality reproduction print of an 1827 comparative map by Finley, comparing the heights for the mountains, by continent, as known in the early 1800's. The print measures about 12 x 9".
Price: $35.00 Date:
Reproduction$35.00

Model # REP265COM
Table of the Comparative Lengths of the Principal Rivers throughout the World Print - Reproduction - - Maker: Reproduction
High quality reproduction print of an 1827 comparative map by Finley, comparing the lengths of the rivers, by continent, as known in the early 1800's. The print measures about 12 x 9".
Price: $35.00 Date:
Reproduction$35.00

Model # REP416PC
Comparative Size of Lakes and Islands - Reproduction - Maker: Reproduction
High-quality giclee reproduction of an antique comparative map showing lakes and islands in the Eastern and Western Hemispheres, with color. This chart was published two years before any European had seen Lake Victoria in Africa. Original was published by Colton, 1855.
Price: $45.00 Date: 1855
1855Reproduction$45.00

Model # REP416
Comparative Size of Lakes and Islands - Reproduction - Maker: Reproduction
High-quality giclee reproduction of an antique comparative map showing lakes and islands in the Eastern and Western Hemispheres, 1856. This chart was published two years before any European had seen Lake Victoria in Africa. By Colton, published by Johnson and Browning, with ornate decorative border.
Price: $45.00 Date: 1856
1856Reproduction$45.00

Model # REP288
The Solar System/Theory of the Seasons Print - Reproduction - - Maker:
High quality print of the solar system with comparative distances of the planets from the sun, comparative sizes of planets, phases of the moon, and a mariner's compass, print originally produced by Black and engraved by Bartholomew in 1854, 14" x 23".
Price: $60.00 Date: Reproduction
Reproduction$60.00

Model # EUR2325
Spain and Portugal - Espagne et Portugal - Maker: Perthes
Antique hand colored engraved map of Spain and Portugal from the 1871 Perthes Atlas Général, table of comparative mountains at bottom. In very good antique condition with some minor toning and foxing, fold at center as issued, measuring approximately 9.5 x 12.5 inches
Price: $65.00 Date: 1871
1871Perthes$65.00

Model # EUR2335
Denmark - Danemark, Slesvig, Holstein et Lauenbourg - Maker: Perthes
Antique hand colored engraved map of Denmark and part of what is now Germany from the 1871 Perthes Atlas Général, with inset maps of Iceland, comparative mountains, and Far-Oer. In very good antique condition with some minor toning and foxing, fold at center as issued, measuring approximately 9.5 x 12.5 inches
Price: $65.00 Date: 1871
1871Perthes$65.00

Model # EUR2342
Russia- Russie d'Europe - Maker: Perthes
Antique hand colored engraved map of Russia from the 1871 Perthes Atlas Général with table of comparative mountains at bottom. In very good antique condition with some minor toning and foxing, fold at center as issued, measuring approximately 9.5 x 12.5 inches
Price: $75.00 Date: 1871
1871Perthes$75.00

Model # EUR2343
Turkey and Greece - Turquie d'Europe, Grece et Isles Ioniennes - Maker: Perthes
Antique hand colored engraved map of Turkey and Greece from the 1871 Perthes Atlas Général with table of comparative mountains at left. In very good antique condition with some minor toning and foxing, fold at center as issued, measuring approximately 9.5 x 12.5 inches
Price: $65.00 Date: 1871
1871Perthes$65.00

Model # NAM229
United States - Etates-Unis de l'Amerique Septentrionale et le Mexique - Maker: Perthes
Antique hand colored engraved map of the United States from the 1871 Perthes Atlas Général with table of comparative topography at bottom. In very good antique condition with some minor toning and foxing, fold at center as issued, measuring approximately 9.5 x 12.5 inches
Price: $75.00 Date: 1871
1871Perthes$75.00

Model # ASI399
India and vicinity - Vorder-Indien oder das Anglo-Indische Reich - Maker: Stieler
Antique hand colored map of India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Burma (Myanmar) from Stieler's Hand-Atlas, c. 1876. With inset map of Sikkim and another of Ireland (as a size comparison). A small diagram at lower left offers a comparative of mountains. Shows cities, railroads, topography, bodies of water, as well as political divisions at that time. Text in German and other languages. Very good overall antique condition with toning at paper edges. Measures approx. 13 x 15.75 inches to the neatlines.
Price: $85.00 Date: c. 1876
c. 1876Stieler$85.00

Model # COM030
Comparative Size of Animals - Maker: T.G. Bradford
Antique hand black and white map showing Comparative Sizes of Animals including Elephant, Giraffe, Moose, Zebra, Whale, Alligator, other animals and organic remains of certain species . Very good condition with some light foxing outside the border. By T.G. Bradford, in A Comprehensive Atlas Geographical, Historical & Commercial, 1835. Approximately 10" x 7.75"
Price: $50.00 Date: 1835
1835T.G. Bradford$50.00

Model # SAM259
Map of South America - Maker: Cartee
This antique hand colored map entitled, Map of South America, Designed to Accompany Cartee's Physical and Political Geography, was published in 1856 by Hickling, Swan, and Brown. Engraved by G.W. Boynton, this map includes major cities and geological features with a comparative mountain inset. It was originally published in A School Atlas of Physical Geography, Illustrating, in a Series of Maps Compiled from the Celebrated Atlases of A. Keith Johnston, and of Milner and Petermann, The Elementary Facts of Geology, Hydrology, Meteorology, and Natural History by Cornelius S. Cartee, A. M. Measuring 11 x 13.5 inches, this piece is in very good antique condition with minor toning and foxing.
Price: $60.00 Date: 1856
1856Cartee$60.00

Model # ASI242
Statistical and General Map of India, Four of Twelve - Maker: Letts
This colored antique map was published in Letts's 1883 Popular Atlas, Being a Series of Maps Delineating the Whole Surface of the Globe, with Many Special and Original Features. This map shows the Bay of Bengal and areas such as Hyderabad, Circars, Oris, and includes insets of comparative statistics. Showing major points of interest and geological features, it measures approximately 15.5 x 14 inches and is in good antique condition with some toning and foxing and discoloration at center fold, repair to tear at center fold.
Price: $60.00 Date: 1883
1883Letts$60.00

Model # EUR1369
Statistical Map of Russia in Europe - Maker: Letts
This colored antique map was published in Letts's 1883 Popular Atlas, Being a Series of Maps Delineating the Whole Surface of the Globe, with Many Special and Original Features. Inset shows comparative heights of mountains. Showing major points of interest and geological features, it measures approximately 15.5 x 14 inches and is in very good antique condition with some toning and foxing and slight discoloration at center fold.
Price: $60.00 Date: 1883
1883Letts$60.00

Model # EUR1390
Switzerland, Der Schweitz, La Suisse - Maker: Letts
This colored antique map was published in Letts's 1883 Popular Atlas, Being a Series of Maps Delineating the Whole Surface of the Globe, with Many Special and Original Features. Inset pictorial shows comparative heights of mountains and passes. Showing major points of interest and geological features, it measures approximately 15.5 x 14 inches and is in good antique condition with some toning and foxing and discoloration at center fold, rough edges.
Price: $75.00 Date: 1883
1883Letts$75.00

Model # OTH262
Astronomy, or The Story of the Heavens - The Solar System - Maker: Columbia Atlas
Antique printed color map of the Solar System, with diagrams at the corners showing the comparative size of the planets, comparative size of the sun as seen from the planets, and comparative distances of the planets from the sun. Map is surrounded by text regarding astronomy. Published in the Columbia Atlas, 1893. Fair condition with toning throughout, staining along the top edge, tearing/roughing of the outer edges, as well as a larger tear at the left side of the diagram. Measures approximately 12" x 9.75" to the neatline. *Note: Priced As Is.
Price: $30.00 Date: 1893
1893Columbia Atlas$30.00

Model # WOR189
Chart of The World on Mercator's Projection, verso: Eastern Hemisphere, and Untitled Comparative Map - Maker: Cram
Antique printed color double-sided sheet of world maps. Recto: A two-page Chart of the World on Mercator's Projection. Includes the land surface area, water surface area, and the populations of the Western and Eastern hemispheres at that time (map published in 1894). Also includes an image of a mariners compass at the bottom right corner of the map. Verso: On the fist page- A map of the Eastern Hemisphere. Includes the density of populations in Great Britain, Asia, and Africa. On the second page- An untitled map of the world, with focus on the North Pole. Includes the comparative areas of continents, principal islands, lakes, and oceans. Very good condition with some slight overall toning and some small tears at the edges of the page. By Cram, 1894, original atlas unknown. Verso map measures approximately 11.75" x 17.75" to the neatline. Map of the Eastern Hemisphere measures approx. 12" x 9.25" to include all content (No neatlines). Untitled map with comparative info. measures approx. 11.5" x 9" to the neatline. If you would like to purchase any of these maps separate from the others, please contact us.
Price: $50.00 Date: 1894
1894Cram$50.00

Model # SAM033JR
Carte Du Paraguay et partie des Pays adjacants - Maker: Rigobert Bonne
"Map Of Paraguay and part of Adjacant Country." Antique hand colored map by Rigobert Bonne, from the "Atlas Moderne", 1771, showing also Uruguay, with details of landforms, rivers and water bodies, ports, cities, and towns, with lovely hand colored decorated title and comparative scale. Very good overall antique condition, 16.75 x 12.25 inches.
Price: $135.00 Date: 1771
1771Rigobert Bonne$135.00

The following 45 items have been sold

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Model # WOR100
Comparative Geographical and Statistical Map of South America and Africa, presenting a view of the Atlantic Ocean. *****SOLD***** - Maker: Woodbridge
Antique hand colored map of the world, highlighting South America and Africa, with the Atlantic Ocean centrally located. Inset of New Granada, Peru and Upper Peru. Good condition, paper is toned, staining along center seam and lower margin, some foxing, approx. 10.75 x 17 inches. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1831
1831Woodbridge

Model # COM002
A Map of the Principal Rivers Shewing their Courses, Countries, and Comparative Lengths **SOLD** - Maker: SDUK/Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
Antique map published by the SDUK/Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Unusual layout, with the rivers of the world displayed around a centrally placed compass, includes also index of river lengths. Good condition, minor soil and aging as seen in the photo, minor edge wear, 12.25 x 15.5 inches. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1834
1834SDUK/Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Model # WOR096
World at One View*****SOLD***** - Maker: Ensign
Rare, wonderfully colored wall map, surrounded by information of the times including world landmarks,female costumes, comparative mountains & rivers, four races drawn as men, and population. Produced by Ensign, Thayer and Phelps, restored, rebacked and in good condition. 21 x 31". *****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1847
1847Ensign

Model # WOR013
Eastern & Western Hemisphere*****SOLD***** - Maker: McNally
Pair of world maps, fair condition, note water stains on image, minor foxing, from McNally's System of Geography, comparative mountains, 11" x 8 1/2". $80.00 for the pair.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1860
1860McNally

Model # WOR017
The World in Hemispheres with other Projections ***SOLD*** - Maker: Mitchell
Antique hand colored map of the world showing the Western and Eastern hemispheres, the polar regions, the land and water hemispheres, and the comparative lengths of rivers. Decorative border. Very good antique condition with some overall toning, some surface soiling, slight edge wear, approx. 11 X 13 inches to the neatline **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1864
1864Mitchell

Model # WOR035
A Chart of the Globe Prepared to Illustrate some of the general inferences believed to be fairly deducible from the correspondence on the Use and Abuse of Stimulating Articles of Drink*****SOLD***** - Maker: Colton
Very intriguing and unusual hand colored antique comparative temperance map, showing the level of alcoholic production, consumption and drunkenness throughout the globe. Also shows Captain Cook's voyages. Very good overall antique condition, 15.75 x 26 inches.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1871
1871Colton

Model # WOR053
New Map of the World in Hemispheres. With Comparative Views of the Heights of the Principal Mountains and Lengths of the Principal Rivers of the Globe.*****SOLD***** - Maker: Gray
Antique hand colored map of the world in hemispheres, surrounded by fascinating comparative diagrams of mountain heights and river lengths, and world "time diagram". Very good overall antique condition, some toning at edges, 16.25 x 17.25 inches.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1879
1879Gray

Model # WOR071
Gray's New Map of the World in Hemispheres, with Comparative Views of the Heights of Principal Mountains and Lengths of the Principal Rivers on the Globe *****SOLD***** - Maker: Gray
Map of World with Western and Eastern Hemispheres, divided by countries and regions. This stunning map is packed with information and combines a world map with artistic comparative details of mountains, rivers, and a diagram of time, from Gray's Atlas. 16 1/2 x 26", Very good overall antique condition, small seam separation at bottom and some minor stains at paper edges. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1884
1884Gray

Model # WOR129
Western Hemisphere with Comparative Lengths of Rivers … and Comparative Heights of the Principal Mountains. *****SOLD***** - Maker: Mitchell
Western Hemisphere with Comparative Lengths of Rivers of Europe and Comparative Lengths of Rivers of Asia and Africa and Comparative Heights of the Principal Mountains of the Eastern Hemisphere. This hand-colored antique map from Mitchell's 1884 New General Atlas shows political boundaries, cities, water bodies, as well as land features. Reverse of paper shows A Time Table Indicating the Difference in Time Between the Principal Cities of the World and Also Showing their Air-Line Distance from Washington. This map is in very good antique condition with minor overall toning. It measures approximately 13.5 x 11 inches. *****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1884
1884Mitchell

Model # WOR134
Planisphere. *****SOLD***** - Maker: Migeon
Antique hand colored map, from J. Migeon's "Geographie Universelle," 1884, one of the last hand colored atlases, showing the continents and oceans from an extremely sketchy Antarctica to the Arctic Ocean, with extensive notatoins on the explorers, dates of discovery, sea routes, and major cities and regions aroune the globe, in French, and a comparative profile map of the world's mountains and volcanoes; includes accompanying narrative pages. Very good overall antique condition with minor foxing, measures approx. 11 x 14.5 inches. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1884
1884Migeon

Model # WOR158
Western Hemisphere *****SOLD***** - Maker: Rand McNally
Antique printed color map of the Western Hemisphere with the northern and southern hemispheres and comparative rivers and mountains. By Rand McNally for the New Family Atlas of the World in 1892. Very good overall antique condition with some toning at edges. approx. 12.25 x 9.25 inches to the neatline. For matching mate, see WOR159. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1892
1892Rand McNally

Model # WOR159
Eastern Hemisphere *****SOLD***** - Maker: Rand McNally
Antique printed color map of the Eastern Hemisphere with the northern and southern hemispheres and comparative rivers and mountains. By Rand McNally for the New Family Atlas of the World in 1892. Very good overall antique condition with some toning at edges. approx. 12.25 x 9.25 inches to the neatline. For matching mate, see WOR158. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1892
1892Rand McNally

Model # WOR009
Eastern Hemisphere *****SOLD***** - Maker: Smith
One of a pair of maps along with Western Hemisphere, featuring comparative lengths of rivers, heights of mountains, mass of land and water, very good condition, two spots in border, packed with information including exploration routes, 12 1/2"h x 8 1/2"w plus borders.
Price: Date: 1894
1894Smith

Model # WOR010
Western Hemisphere *****SOLD***** - Maker: Smith
One of a pair of maps along with Eastern Hemisphere, featuring comparative lengths of rivers, heights of mountains, mass of land and water, very good condition, one brown spot in border, packed with information including exploration routes, 12 1/2"h x 8 1/2"w plus borders.
Price: Date: 1894
1894Smith

Model # WOR040
The World in Hemispheres.*****SOLD***** - Maker: Edward Stanford
Antique printed map showing the world in East and West Hemispheres, with beautiful color and detail. From Stanford's London Atlas of Universal Geography. Second issue. Folio edition. This map includes fascinating data showing comparative heights in section view charts on top and bottom, such as Section of the surface of the Earth at the Equator, Section of the route of the Canadian Pacific Railway, Section of the route of the Central Pacific Railway New York to Sand Francisco, Section of the surface of the Earth along the Meridian Lines of 110 degrees West Greenwich and 70 degrees East Greenwich, Section of the bed of the Atlantic Ocean on which the Direct Telegraph Cable is laid, etc. Very good overall antique condition, approx. 19.5 x 24.5 inches.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1894
1894Edward Stanford

Model # WOR198
The World *****SOLD***** - Maker: Black
Antique printed color world map showing the world in hemispheres and the comparative heights of mountains and lengths of rivers. At the top are the Northern and Southern Hemispheres and the Comparative Lengths of Rivers, at center are the Western and Eastern Hemispheres, and at bottom is the Comparative Heights of Mountains, divided into geographic areas. Published circa 1875 by J. Bartholomew. On this map, Lake Victoria is known as the source of the Nile, which likely dates it to after Henry Morton Stanley's circumnavigation of the lake in 1875, when he confirmed that the lake was the source. Very good condition with some very light surface soiling in margins. Approx. 16.5 x 20.5 inches to the neatline. **SOLD**
Price: Date: c. 1875
c. 1875Black

Model # COM002HC
A Map of the Principal Rivers Shewing their Courses, Countries, and Comparative Lengths *****SOLD***** - Maker: SDUK/Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
Antique hand colored map published by the SDUK/Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Unusual layout, with the rivers of the world displayed around a centrally placed compass, includes also index of river lengths. Good overall antique condition with some minor toning, foxing and wrinkling/creasing of the paper, as well as some heavy edge wear and mild tears. Measures approximately 15.5" x 12.25" to the neatline. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1834
1834SDUK/Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Model # COM028
Comparative Heights of Mountains *****SOLD***** - Maker: T.G. Bradford
Antique hand colored map showing Comparative Heights of Mountains from North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa including Himmaleh (Himalayas), White, and Mount Blanc. Very good condition with some foxing around edges. By T.G. Bradford, in A Comprehensive Atlas Geographical, Historical & Commercial, 1835. Approximately 8" x 10.25" **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1835
1835T.G. Bradford

Model # COM039
Lengths of the Principal Rivers in the World, Heights of the Principal Mountains in the World *****SOLD***** - Maker: Tanner
Antique hand colored comparative map showing principal mountains and rivers in the world, as known in 1836. The source of the Nile is listed as the Mountains of the Moon, and the tallest mountain listed on this map is Mt. Dwahalagiri at 26,262 ft. Now spelled as Dhaulagiri, it is actually the 7th tallest, and its actual height is 26,795 ft. Mt. Everest (the tallest mountain) is 29,029 ft. This map includes the elevations of some cities, national landmarks, and other specific locations, as well as the highest altitudes of the growth of some varieties of trees. Highly detailed and beautifully hand colored. Very good condition with mild toning throughout, and some surface soil. Measures approximately 11.75" x 15" to the neatline. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1836
1836Tanner

Model # COM024
Comparative Heights of Mountains, Hauteur au Dessus de la Mer, de Points le Plus Eleves des Principles Chaines de Montagnes **SOLD** - Maker: Barbie du Bocage
Antique uncolored comparative map displaying the heights of the known mountains of the world. Published in 1846 by Jean-Denis Barbie du Bocage. Note that the tallest mountain on this map is Dhaulagiri, which is now known as the 7th tallest. This is because the 6 taller mountains had not yet been discovered or measured. The first published height of Everest was not calculated until 1856. Good to very good antique condition with minor light foxing throughout and folds at lower corners. approx. 9.5 x 12.25 inches to the edge of the printed area
Price: Date: 1846
1846Barbie du Bocage

Model # COM025
Comparative Heights of Buildings and Momuments, Tableau Comparatif de la Hauteur des Principaux Monuments **SOLD** - Maker: Barbie du Bocage
Antique uncolored comparative map displaying the heights of the tallest monuments of the world. Published in 1846 by Jean-Denis Barbie du Bocage. Note that the Eiffel Tower is not on this print because it was not constructed until 1889 (completion date) but it was the tallest structure in the world from 1889 until 1930. Good to very good antique condition with minor light foxing throughout and folds at lower corners. approx. 9.5 x 12.25 inches to the edge of the printed area
Price: Date: 1846
1846Barbie du Bocage

Model # COM015B
A Comparative View of the Principal Waterfalls, Islands, Lakes, Rivers and Mountains of the Western Hemisphere. ***SOLD*** - Maker: Tallis
By Rapkin and Tallis, surrounded by decorated border. Good antique condition, minor staining as shown in photo, decorative border of title at top is slightly cut off, as shown in the photo, even toning, approx. 10.5 x 13.75 inches.
Price: Date: 1851
1851Tallis

Model # COM008
Lengths of the Principal Rivers of the World. Heights of the Principal Mountains of the World. ***SOLD*** - Maker: Mitchell/Cowperthwait, Desilver & Butler
Antique hand colored comparative map of the known mountains and rivers, 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.", 1853. At this time Mount Everest's height had not yet been calculated and the source of the Nile had not yet been identified (the source of the nile on this map is listed as the Mountains of the Moon). Lake Victoria was found by Europeans in 1858 but not confirmed as the source of the Nile until 1875. The tallest mountain on this map is Dwahalagiri at 26,262 feet (Everest is 29,029 ft). Very good condition with overall toning, slight image transfer, and small water stain in right margin, 13 x 16 inches. ***SOLD***
Price: Date: 1853
1853Mitchell/Cowperthwait, Desilver & Butler

Model # COM016B
Comparative Size of Lakes and Islands ***SOLD*** - Maker: Colton/Johnson & Browning
Hand colored comparative map showing the sizes of Lakes of the Western Hemisphere, Lakes in the Eastern Hemisphere, Islands in the Western Hemisphere, and Islands in the Eastern Hemisphere. Dated 1855, this map was published in Colton's General Atlas of 1859, which was published by Johnson and Browning. It was the only atlas on which both publishers' names appeared. At the time of printing, Lake Victoria, one of the largest lakes in the world, had been seen by Europeans, but it was not circumnavigated until 1875. Very good condition, although the person who colored this map in 1859 accidentally smeared some blue in the Lakes in the Eastern Hemisphere, approx. 13 x 16 inches to the outer edges of the decorative border. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1859
1859Colton/Johnson & Browning

Model # COM001GER
Botanische Geographie (Physical Geography) *****SOLD***** - Maker: Aikman
Hand colored comparative map of Humboldt's Distribution of Plants in Equinoctial America, According to Elevation Above the Level of Sea, compares plants and mountains using Humboldt's Life Zones, in German, from Meyer's Handatlas, 10 x 14 inches, Aikman, very good condition, crease in upper right quadrant. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1860
1860Aikman
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Model # COM016
Comparative Size of Lakes and Islands *****SOLD***** - Maker: Colton
Hand colored comparative map showing the sizes of Lakes of the Western Hemisphere, Lakes in the Eastern Hemisphere, Islands in the Western Hemisphere, and Islands in the Eastern Hemisphere. Dated 1855, 1871 printing. At the time of printing, Lake Victoria, the second largest lake in the world, had been seen by Europeans, but it was not circumnavigated until 1875. Very good condition with minor toning, approx. 12 x 15". **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1871
1871Colton

Model # COM022
Comparative Size of Lakes and Islands in Eastern and Western Hemispheres *****SOLD***** - Maker: Gray
Antique hand colored map comparing the world's lakes and islands from "Gray's Atlas of the U.S. with General Maps of the World". At the time of printing, the first circumnavigation of Lake Victoria, the second largest lake in the world, would have just recently been completed. It is not included on this chart, perhaps because the information had not yet reached map makers. Reverse side has map of North America where Alaska is a territory and most of modern Canada is British possession. Shows political boundaries of the time, cities, land forms, bodies of water, rivers, and islands. Good to very good condition with minor light spotting and overall toning. Approx. 12 x 15 inches. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1876
1876Gray

Model # COM037
VI. Tableau- Hauteurs comparees du Globe & Accidens divers de la Terre ***SOLD*** - Maker: Fayard
Antique hand colored comparative map of the mountains of the world. Published by Fayard in the "Atlas Universel," 1877. Written in French. Very good overall antique condition with mild toning throughout, and very mild foxing. Measures approximately 6" x 8.75" to the neatline. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1877
1877Fayard

Model # WOR128
Eastern Hemisphere with Comparative Lengths of Rivers … and Comparative Heights of the Principal Mountains. *****SOLD***** - Maker: Mitchell
Eastern Hemisphere with Comparative Lengths of Rivers of Europe and Comparative Lengths of Rivers of Asia and Africa and Comparative Heights of the Principal Mountains of the Eastern Hemisphere. This hand-colored antique map from Mitchell's 1884 New General Atlas shows political boundaries, cities, water bodies, as well as land features. Reverse of paper shows a Map of the World on the Mercator Projection Exhibiting the American Continent and its Center. This map is in very good antique condition with minor overall toning. It measures approximately 13.5 x 11 inches. *****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1884
1884Mitchell

Model # COM035
Notable High Buildings of the World *****SOLD***** - Maker: Rand McNally
Antique printed color chart showing various buildings and monuments throughout the world to compare their heights. By Rand McNally & Co., 1892. The Eiffel Tower had been completed just three years earlier and truly towers over the other buildings, to the extent that they needed to crop the middle section and include an inset of the top. A wide variety of buildings are included, such as the Washington Monument, the leaning tower of Pisa, the Arc de Triomphe, and the Bunker Hill Monument. Very good overall antique condition with a few very light spots, and toning that gets darker at the edges. Approx. 12.5 x 9 inches to the neatline. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1892
1892Rand McNally

Model # COM033
Diagram of The Principal High Buildings of The Old World *****SOLD***** - Maker: Cram
Antique printed color comparative illustration of the heights of buildings "of the Old World." Includes a key at the bottom of the map to identify each building. Printed color of each building represents its building materials (e.g. Red indicates Brick, Yellow indicates gold, etc.). At this time (map published in 1894), the Eiffel Tower was the tallest man-made structure in the world. Very good condition with some slight overall toning. By Cram, 1894, original atlas unknown. Measures approximately 9.25" x 12.25" to the neatline. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1894
1894Cram

Model # COM019
Rivers - Mountains*****SOLD***** - Maker: Collins
Black and white comparative map of Rivers and Mountains arranged by hemishere, from Collins Appleton Atlas, drawn by Russell and originally published by Collins, very good condition, minor separation in lower center fold and minor foxing, 9 1/2 x 11 3/4.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: c. 1840
c. 1840Collins

Model # COM027
Comparative Heights of Mountains and Lengths of Rivers *****SOLD***** - Maker: William Mackenzie
Antique black and white comparative map displaying the heights of the known mountains and lengths of the known rivers of the world. Published circa 1860 by William Mackenzie. Note that the index for the mountains is not included. On this map the source of the Nile, now known as the longest river, had been identified but the length was still unknown. The Mississippi River is shown as the longest because it shows the combined lengths of the Mississippi River and Missouri River. Good antique condition with a few minor spots, red coloring at the bottom on the word "Mountains", and archival tape on verso to repair four small tears at the top and bottom edges and some seam separation (see photo). approx. 9.75 x 11.75 inches to the neatline. Priced as is. **SOLD**
Price: Date: c. 1860
c. 1860William Mackenzie

Model # COM031
Outlines and Comparative Sizes of Remarkable Edifices in Both Hemispheres *****SOLD***** - Maker: Tunison
Antique colored comparative print showing the heights of famous buildings and monuments of the world at this time. The Eiffel Tower is not on this print because it was not constructed at this time. Buildings that are shown include the Pyramid of Cheops, the colosseum, many churches and catedrals, the leaning tower of Pisa, the Washington Monument, and more. From Tunison's Peerless Universal Atlas of the World, c. 1885. Very good condition with minor light soiling. Approx. 10 x 12.5 inches to the border edge. **SOLD**
Price: Date: c. 1885
c. 1885Tunison

Model # COM005
Die bekannteren Hohen uber das Meeres Flache in transparenten Profilen. - Maker: Stieler
Hand colored engraved antique comparative chart of mountain heights above sea level from Stieler's Hand-Atlas uber alle theile der Erde nach dem neuesten Zustande und uber das Weltgebaude, circa 1852, Gotha, bei Justus Perthes. Very good overall antique condition, approx. 11.5 x 14.5 inches. ***Sold***
Price: Date: circa 1852
circa 1852Stieler

Model # COM023
A Comparative View of some of the Principal Hills in Great Britain *****SOLD***** - Maker: Moule
Antique black and white comparative map showing the many hills in England, with their names and heights. Including St. Pauls, Salisbury Cathedral, and Dover Cliff for comparison. Very good overall antique condition with stains at the paper edges and a close margin on the right side. Measures approximately 10 x 8 inches. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1832
1832Moule

Model # EUR125
France *****SOLD***** - Maker:
Shows Provinces and includes inset of Corsia, 9"h x 11", Very good overall antique condition. Also shows comparative lengths of England & France. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1860 (circa 1860)
1860 (circa 1860)

Model # TOW379
Florence. Firenze. *****SOLD***** - Maker: S.D.U.K.
Antique hand colored map of Florence, Italy, showing all major public buildings and piazzas, the city wall and castles, and river. At bottom is a comparative sketch showing the heights of the major buildings and monuments of the city. Very good overall antique condition, original color, dated 1835 (may have been published later) under the Superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. Map measures approx. 10.5 x 14.75 inches to the neatline. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1835
1835S.D.U.K.

Model # MAS687
Comparative Map of Monomoy.*****SOLD***** - Maker: U.S. Coast Survey
Hand colored antique harbor charts of Monomoy, Chatham, Massachusetts. Shows comparison between the 1853 and 1868 surveys; and includes insets of the 1872 U.S. Coast Survey of Chatham, as well as Captain Champlain's Mayo of Chatham, 1606, with numbered key, in French. Very good overall antique condition, 9 x 9.75 inches.*****SOLD*****
Price: Date: 1868
1868U.S. Coast Survey

Model # MAS445A
Comparative Map of Monomoy *****SOLD***** - Maker: U.S. Coast Survey
Black and white antique harbor charts of Monomoy, Chatham, Massachusetts. Shows comparison between the 1853 and 1868 surveys; and includes insets of the 1872 U.S. Coast Survey of Chatham, as well as Captain Champlain's Map of Chatham, 1606, with numbered key, in French. Good antique condition with minor seam separation and small tear near seam at center of map, all tears and separations are repairable, 9 x 9.75 inches. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1872
1872U.S. Coast Survey

Model # MAS443
Comparative Sketch of the Handkerchief Shoal, Entrance to Nantucket Sound, Mass., Showing Its Increase *****SOLD***** - Maker: U.S. Coast Survey
Black and white antique comparative sketch of the Handkerchief Shoal, entrance to Nantucket Sound. Shows the change and increase in the shoal from the 1853 survey to the 1874-5 survey. Very good overall antique condition, 15 x 11 inches. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1875
1875U.S. Coast Survey

Model # WOR142
The World in Hemispheres **SOLD** - Maker: Cartee
This antique hand colored map entitled, The World in Hemispheres, Designed to Accompany Cartee's Physical and Political Geography, was published in 1856 by Hickling, Swan, and Brown. Engraved by G.W. Boynton, this map includes political borders as well as pictorial images of comparative heights of mountains and waterfalls, as well as the lengths of rivers. It was originally published in A School Atlas of Physical Geography, Illustrating, in a Series of Maps Compiled from the Celebrated Atlases of A. Keith Johnston, and of Milner and Petermann, The Elementary Facts of Geology, Hydrology, Meteorology, and Natural History by Cornelius S. Cartee, A. M. Measuring 11 x 13.5 inches, this piece is in very good antique condition with minor toning and foxing. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1856
1856Cartee

Model # WOR137
World Tides and River Basins ***SOLD*** - Maker: Guyot
Antique printed color map showing global ocean tide patterns and a comparative chart of the world's great rivers and their lengths, surface areas, and sources, titled "Map of the Course of the Tidal Wave in the Three Great Oceans and the Great River Basins of the World," by A. Guyot, Swiss geographer and Princeton professor, from "Guyot's Geographical Series, The Earth and its Inhabitants, Intermediate Geography." At the time of printing this map, Lake Victoria had not yet been confirmed as the source of the Nile, and the Amazon was still considered the longest river. Verso contains text on Waves and Tides. Very good overall antique condition with very light toning, measures approx. 8 x 11 inches **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1872
1872Guyot

Model # COM032
Comparative Length in Miles of the Principal Rivers of The World, Comparative Height in Feet of The Principal Mountains of The World ***SOLD*** - Maker: Cram
Antique printed color comparative illustration of the lengths of the world's rivers and the heights of the world's mountains. Very good condition with some slight overall toning. By Cram, 1894, original atlas unknown. Measures approximately 11.5" x 9" to the neatline. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1894
1894Cram

Model # CAN189
Partie Orientale du Canada ***SOLD*** - Maker: Le Rouge
Antique engraved map of the eastern portion of Canada in the mid-18th century with hand-colored lines delineating political boundaries of the time. From Georges-Louis Le Rouge's "Atlas general contenant le detail des quatre parties du monde principalement," the map reaches from Lake Champlain on its western margin to the southern coast of Labrador and the Gulf of St. Lawrence in the north, to Boston at its southernmost margin, and to the tip of Newfoundland on the eastern margin. Shows Prince Edward Island as Isle St. Jean and Nova Scotia as Acadie. With comparative table detailing latitudes and longitudes established by the different cartographers and text in French and German. Very good condition, some even toning overall, approx. 19.5 x 24 inches. **SOLD**
Price: Date: 1755
1755Le Rouge

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