Category Archives: Acquisitions

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Antique maps from the Atlas of Rensselaer County, NY


Antique maps from the Atlas of Windsor County, Vermont.


Antique Maps from Atlas Supplementaire du Precis de la Geographie Universelle de M. Malte-Brun

For all of our latest acquisitions, check our Newly Listed category!

With so much happening at our shop and online, sometimes we don’t find time to update this blog!  The best way to find all of our latest acquisitions is in our Newly Listed category:

Newly Listed

We also have a category for particularly interesting new items:

Recent Special Acquisitions

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Celebrating History and Culture

Lavoisne Atlases were produced in the early 1800's and known for their colorful maps bordered on three sides by rich detail of current cultural, and military, socio economic, geographic and meteological information.  Published by Carey and Son, the engraved maps were hand-colored in the four distinctive colors of the time.  This world map is Item #: WOR087.

United States of America

This famous Melish map of the United States is one of the few maps that does not carry the distinctive border of historical information.  The map shows Missouri and Illinois as states, but Michigan and Arkansas and the remainder of the west are not yet even territories.  Item#: USA085.

New Product

This custom made coffee table with a laser imprint of Eldridge's famous "Chart C" can take you places!  Individually produced with your favorite map, these sturdy hardwood tables are varnished and ready to use and admire.  Item# TAB001

Clan Maps

Whether you are interested in Irish or Scottish family roots or simply enjoy colorful and historic maps, these two maps are rich in detail, showing locations of families.  Available as originals or high quality reproductions.  Ireland Original:  EUR954,  Reproduction: REP271BPEUR, Scotland Original: EUR953, Reproduction: REP270BPEUR

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. See NAU152.

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, black & white, 1830. See COM001A.

Antique Blue Back Nautical Chart by Imray, 1878, includes 11 inset maps of Cay West ( Key West ), Tortugas Cays, Havana, Cadenas, Nuevitas, Nassau, New Providence, Crooked Island and more, colored light house and channel markers. See CAR008.

Hand colored antique map of Brooklyn, showing details of streets and avenues, as well as Prospect Park, Greenwood Cemetery, and Washington Park. See NYO326.

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. See NAU101.

Black and white engraved antique Nautical Chart of the English Channel, from Nicolas Tindal's continuation of Rapin de Thoyras "The History of England", vol. III, London, 1744. The chart is by R. W. Seale in the "portalano" style, emphasizing coastal features. With insets of Isles of Scilly, Falmouth Haven, Plymouth Sound, and the Isle of Wight and adjacent Harbours. See EUR183JR.

Hand colored antique map of the Town of Chatham, Massachusetts, with inset of the Village of North Chatham, from the Atlas of Barnstable County by Walker, 1880. See MAS765

Beautifully hand colored in muted tones of gray-blue, soft greens and umber, original antique coastal chart of Monomoy Harbor and Chatham, matted and framed. See GFT109.