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Exciting Acquisitions for Our 20th Anniversary 2006 Catalogue



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1. Nicolas Sanson d'Abbeville. “Audience De Guadalajara, Nouveau Mexique, Californie, &c” (Paris: Pierre Mariette, 1662 [1657]). Second state. Published in L'Amerique en plusieurs cartes. Copperplate engraving with original outline hand color. 8 x 9 3/8" at neat line, plus full margins. Sheet size: 9 3/4 x 13". Ornate title cartouche with wings. A finely engraved example of this important map, attractive and scarce in the quarto edition. Fine condition.

Price: SOLD.



2. Nicolas Sanson d'Abbeville. “America Settentrional di N. Sanson” (Italy: N. Sanson, 1683? [1686]). Italian text. Copperplate engraving with old hand color. 5 1/2 x 6 1/2" at neat line. Very faint soiling in margins; left margin uneven; faint crease in l. l. quadrant. Overall, excellent condition with strong color.

Price: SOLD.



3. Heinrich Scherer. “Delineatio Nova et Vera Partis Australis Novi Mexici, cum Australis Parte Insulae Californiae Saeculo Priori ab Hispanis Detectae” (Munich, 1703-1710). Published in Atlas Novus, Pars II: Geographia hierarchica. Copperplate engraving, black and white as issued. 9 x 14" at neat line. Sheet size: 10 3/4 x 14 1/2". Impressive title cartouche in u. l., featuring two New World natives holding a crucifix. Large, attractive compass rose at bottom right. Sea monsters and sailing ships embellish the map. A fine dark impression in mint condition.

Price: $1,250. [ ]



4. Guillaume Delisle. “Carte du Mexique et de la Floride des Terres Angloises et des Isles Antilles du Cours et des Environs de la Riviere de Mississippi. . . . A Paris Chéz l’Auteur sur le Quai de l’Horloge Privilege du Roy por 20 ans. 1703” (Paris: 1708 [1703]). First edition, second state. Copperplate engraving, with nice original outline hand color. 18 1/2 x 25 1/4" at neat line. Frame size: 24 1/4 x 30 3/4". Top margin is trimmed just beyond the plate mark; stabilized split at bottom centerfold; old accretion at center right. A fine early state of this influential map by one of the most highly esteemed and prominent French geographers of the eighteenth century. Handsome archival presentation in gold-toned frame.

Price: SOLD.



5. John Senex. “North America Corrected from the Observations Communicated to the Royal Society at London and the Royal Academy at Paris by John Senex F.R.S. 1710” (London: John Senex, 1710). First edition, second issue. Copperplate engraving on two sheets joined, with fine original outline hand color. 37 1/2 x 25 1/2" at neat line with full margins. Sheet size: 39 x 26 1/2". Large, impressive title cartouche at u. l. with allegorical figures and symbols of the New World. Below, a coat of arms likely belonging to Anthony Hammon, to whom the map is dedicated. Probably separately issued, but also appeared in Senex’s atlas Modern Geography. Expert restoration at centerfold; two small sections remargined. Else, fine condition for this very rare map.

Price: SOLD.



6. Henri Chatelain. “Carte de la Nouvelle France, où se voit le cours des Grande Rivieres de S. Laurens & de Mississipi” (Amsterdam: 1719). Published in Atlas Historique. Copperplate engraving in black and white, as issued. 15 x 18 1/2" at neat line. Sheet size: 17 1/4 x 21 1/4". Three insets: the coast of Louisiana, especially the Mississippi Delta (u. l.), plan of Quebec City, bird’s-eye view of Quebec (l. r.). Very faint darkening at centerfold. Overall, fine condition for this exceptional map .

Price: SOLD.



7. Tobias Conrad Lotter. “Mappa Geographica Regionem Mexicanam et Floridam” (Augsburg: 1740). Double-page copperplate engraving with fine, bright original hand color. 18 3/4 x 22 1/4" at neat line. Sheet: 21 1/4 x 22 1/2". Five insets at center right. Large, uncolored vignette at l. l.; elaborate scale of miles at u. l. Very slight browning at sheet edges. Fine with wonderful color.

Price: SOLD.



8. Nicholas de Fer / R. & J. Ottens. “Carte de la Nouvelle France ou se voit le cours de grandes Rivieres de S. Laurens & de Mississipi” (Amsterdam: R. & J. Ottens, c. 1745). Double-page copperplate engraving with fine, bright original full hand color. 19 3/8 x 21 1/2" at neat line, including title. Sheet size: 21 x 23 1/2". Three wonderful insets: a large-scale map of the Mississippi Delta with New Orleans in ruled borders and a topographical cartouche containing a bird’s-eye view and a city plan of Quebec in architectural borders. Cartouche uncolored. Very minor spotting in the margins. Fine with superb original color evidenced by heavy oxidation in the green areas.

Price: SOLD.



9. Vincenzo Maria Coronelli / Jean Baptist Nolin. “Le Nouveau Mexique appelé aussi Nouvelle Grenade et Marata. Avec Partie de Californie. Selon les Memoires les plus Nouveaux. Par le Pere Coronelli Cosmographe de la SSme. Republique DE VENISE Corrigée et augmentée Par le S.r Tillemon A PARIS. Chez J. B. Nolin sur le Quay de l’Horloge à l’Enseigne de la Place des Victoires Vers le Pont Neuf Avec Privilege du Roy 1742” (Paris: Chez J. B. Nolin, 1742 [1688]). Copperplate engraving in black and white, as issued. 17 3/4 x 23 1/2" at neat line. Sheet: 23 x 31". Frame size: 27 1/4 x 32 3/4". Large title cartouche at u. r. shows mining with native slaves overseen by Europeans. Elaborate cartouche at l. r. encases an “Avertissement [Notification]” by Coronelli. Professionally backed with archival tissue; very faint marginal toning. Excellent, with a strong dark impression. Handsome archival presentation in gold-tone frame.

Price: SOLD.



10. Joseph-Nicolas Delisle / Philippe Buache. “Carte des Nouvelles Découverts au Nord de la Mer du Sud” (Paris: Joseph-Nicolas Delisle and Philippe Buache, 1752). First edition. Double-page copperplate engraving with original outline hand color. 18 x 25" at neat line. Sheet: 21 3/4 x 30 1/4" with ample margins. Minor scattered foxing in right margin, minor transference. Overall, a superb dark impression with good outline color.

Price: SOLD.



11. Jacques-Nicolas Bellin. “Carte Reduite des Costes de la Louisiane et de la Floride Dressée au Depost des Cartes Plans et Journaux de la Marine” (Paris: Dépot général de la marine, 1764). Published in Hydrographie françoise. Double-page copperplate engraving in black and white, as issued. 22 1/2 x 33 1/4" at neat line. Sheet size: 24 5/8 x 34 3/4". Beautiful Rococo title cartouche at u. r. Minor transference; minor paper loss to top margin at centerfold. Else, fine, with a superb, dark, crisp impression.

Price: SOLD.



12. Emanuel Bowen and John Gibson. “An Accurate Map of North America. Describing and distinguishing the British and Spanish Dominions on this Great Continent” (London: Robert Sayer, 2nd July 1775). Fourth issue. Published in The American Atlas. Four sheets joined as two; copperplate engraving with original outline hand color. Approximate sizes for each: 20 x 45 3/4" at neat line; 21 3/4 x 48" sheet size. Inset at u. l.: “A Particular Map of Baffin and Hudson’s Bay” (9 1/2 x 10 3/8"). Inset at l. l.: “The Passage by Land to California Discover’d by Father Eusebius Frances Kino” (7 3/4 x 7 1/2"). Enormous black-and-white title cartouche featuring New World natives and animals including alligators. Large, comparative scale of miles at l. r. Top sheet: browning at top edge of sheet and faint damp staining; a few splits at old folds at sheet edges; old transference. Bottom sheet: browning at sheet edges; faint spotting or ink smudging on lower sheet. Overall fine for this large, impressive map.

Price: SOLD.



13. Isaak Tirion. “Kaarte van het Westelyk Gedeelte van Nieuwe Mexico en van Califonia Volgens de laatste Ontdekkingen der Jesuiten en anderen [Map of the Western Portions of New Mexico and of California according to the Latest Discoveries of the Jesuits and Others]” (Amsterdam: Isaak Tirion, 1765). Double-page copperplate engraving with full original pastel hand color (greens nicely oxidized on verso). 12 3/4 x 13 1/2" at neat line with wide margins. Sheet size: 16 1/2 x 20". Superb condition with beautiful engraved lettering and gorgeous color.

Price: SOLD.



14. Lt. John Ross. “Course of the River Mississippi, from the Balise to Fort Chartres; taken on an expedition to the Illinois in the latter end of the year 1765” (London: Robt. Sayer, 1 June 1775) Second state. Published in The American Atlas. Two-sheet copperplate engraving with original outline hand color for the Mississippi. 13 1/2 x 44" at neat line. Sheet size: 21 1/4 x 45 3/4". Overall toning; minor scattered spotting in lowest quadrant; several marginal chips along right edge. Good condition.

Price: SOLD.



15. J. A. Dezauche. “Carte du Mexique et des Etats Unise d’Amérique, Partie Méridionale” (Paris: Chez Dezauche Rue des Noyes, 1783). Published in Atlas Géographique des quatre parties du monde par Guillaume De L’Ilse et Phil. Buache. Copperplate engraving with fine original outline hand color. 18 1/2 x 25 1/2" at neat line. Sheet size: 20 x 26 3/4". Two short repaired marginal tears near bottom centerfold; minor surface soiling. Fine condition.

Price: SOLD.



16. Alexander von Humboldt. “A Map of New Spain from 16. to 38. North Latitude reduced from the Large Map drawn from astronomical observations at Mexico in the year 1804” (London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, October 25, 1810). Published in the volume of plates accompanying Humboldt’s Political Essay on the Kingdom of New Spain. Copperplate engraving, black and white as issued. 16 1/4 x 11 1/4” at neat line. Frame size: 23 x 17 3/4". Old tears at bottom and in left quadrant, professionally repaired. Overall, excellent condition (by sight), with fine, crisp detail. Handsome archival presentation in black frame.

Price: SOLD.



17. John Pinkerton. “Spanish Dominions in North America. Northern Part,” (London: Cadell & Davies [Strand], & Longman Hurst Rees Orme & Brown [Paternoster Row], Nov. 11, 1811). First edition. Published in Pinkerton’s Modern Atlas. Double-page copperplate engraving with bright original outline hand color. 19 3/4 x 27 3/4" at neat line. Sheet size: 22 1/4 x 32 3/8", full sheet. A few expertly repaired splits at margins, old ink spots at top. Overall, excellent condition.

Price: SOLD.



18. John Thomson. “Spanish North America” (Edinburgh: J. Thomson & Co., 1814). Published in A New General Atlas. Copperplate engraving with bright original full and outline hand color. 20 x 24 1/8" at neat line. Sheet size: 21 1/2 x 28" with full margins. Minor toning and transference. Excellent with strong color.

Price: SOLD.



19. William Darby. “Map of the United States including Louisiana” (New York: Kirk & Mercein, 1818). Published in Emigrant’s Guide to the Western and Southwestern States. Copperplate engraving with bright original outline hand color for the states east of the Mississippi. 18 1/8 x 22 1/4" at neat line. Overall toning, trimmed nearly to neat line, old folds visible. Very good overall.

Price: SOLD.



20. John Pinkerton. “United States of America: Southern Part” (Philadelphia: T. Dobson & Son, 1818). Second edition. From Pinkerton’s Modern Atlas (Philadelphia edition). Double-page copperplate engraving with bright full original hand color. 20 x 27 1/2" at neat line. Sheet: 22 3/4 x 32 1/2" with full margins. Mint condition with lovely full pastel hand color.

Price: SOLD.



21. Henry Charles Carey & Isaac Lea. “Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of North Carolina” (Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1822). First edition. Published in A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas. Double-page copperplate engraving with fine, bright, full original hand color. 11 x 18 3/4". Sheet size: 17 1/2 x 21 7/8" including letterpress text panel below map, presenting statistical information on the state. A few scattered spots, minor transference. Overall, fine with exceptional color.

Price: SOLD.



22. Henry Charles Carey & Isaac Lea. “Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of South Carolina” (Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1822). First edition. Published in A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas. Double-page copperplate engraving with fine, bright, full original hand color. 12 7/8 x 14 1/2". Sheet size: 17 1/2 x 21 7/8" including letterpress text panel surrounding the map, which presents statistical information on the state. Fine with exceptional color.

Price: SOLD.



23. Adrien Hubert Brué. “Carte Générale des Etats-Unis Mexicains et des Provinces-Unies de l’Amérique Centrale” (Paris: Chez Charles Picquet, 1825 [1835]). Published in Atlas Universel. Double-page steelplate engraving with fine original outline hand color. 20 1/2 x 14 1/4" at neat line. Sheet: 21 1/4 x 15 1/2". Inset of Central America at l. l. Handsome piano key border and publisher’s embossed seal of authenticity overlays Brué’s monogram of entwined AB with the note, “Propriété Acquise en 1835.” Fine.

Price: SOLD.



24. Sidney Hall. “Mexico and Guatimala [sic]” (London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, [Paternoster Row], 1828). Published in A New General Atlas, 1830. Double-page copperplate engraving with fine bright original outline hand color. Attractive piano key border. 16 x 20" at neat line. Sheet: 19 x 23 3/4" with ample margins. Minor chipping at right margin. Overall fine.

Price: SOLD.



25. Pierre and Alexandre Lapie. “Carte des Etats-Unis du Mexique” (Paris: Eymery, Fruger & cie, 1829–[1833]). From Atlas Universel. Double-page steel-plate engraving with fine original outline hand color; publisher’s embossed blind stamp and beautiful piano-key border. Neat line: 15 x 21 1/8" with full margins. Sheet: 25 3/4 x 20 1/8". Inset at l. l. :“Carte du Guatemala ou Provinces Unites de L’Amerique Central” (6 1/2 x 8"). A few minor scattered spots; else fine condition for this beautiful map.

Price: SOLD.



26. S. A. Mitchell / J. H. Young. “Map of the United States by J. H. Young ” (Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, Oct. 10th, 1831). First edition. Steel-plate-engraved folding case map with gorgeous, full, original hand color and acanthus-leaf border. 42 x 33 3/4" at border. Sheet size: 43 x 34 5/8". Exceptionally ornate engraved title cartouche bearing the Nation’s seal, images of commerce and travel, all surmounted by an eagle. Numerous fine insets. With original 8vo marbled board covers, one-quarter morocco leather, leather corners, and tooled leather label with embossed title: “Traveller’s Map of the United States.” Margins a bit close, but ample. In fine original condition with outstanding full color.

Price: SOLD.



28. Lt. Washington Hood. “Map of the United States Territory of Oregon West of the Rocky Mountains. Exhibiting the various Trading Depots or Forts occupied by the British Hudson Bay Company: connected with the Western and Northwestern Fur Trade...” (Washington, D. C.: 1838). Published in the Supplemental Report [on the Territory of Oregon], February 16, 1839. Mr. Cushing, from the Committee on Foreign Affairs, . . . in relation to the territory of the United States beyond the Rocky Mountains (H. R. No. 101, 25th Congress, 3rd Session). Second issue. Copperplate engraving, black and white as issued. 17 1/4 x 20 1/2" at neat line. 18 3/4 x 23", full sheet. With original booklet containing the Cushing Report. Map is a superb, clean example in fine original condition.

Price: SOLD.



29. David Burr. “The North-West-Coast of North America and adjacent Territories compiled from the best authorities under the direction of Robert Greenhow to accompany his Memoir on the Northwest Coast” (Washington, D.C.: Blair and Rives, 1840). Published in Memoir, Historical and Political on the Northwest Coast of North America by Robert Greenhow. Lithographed folding map in black and white, as issued. 16 x 21 1/2" at neat line. Sheet size: 17 5/8 x 23 3/4" including binding tab. At l. l. is a facsimile of “a medal struck at Boston in 1787 on occasion of the departure of the vessels COLUMBIA and WASHINGTON for the Northwest Coast of America.” Above the medal is a large inset: “The North Pacific Ocean and the adjacent Coasts and Islands.” Old toning in u. r. quadrant where map formerly bound into book. Overall, a good, dark impression in fine condition.

Price: SOLD.



30. Jeremiah Greenleaf. “Texas Compiled from the latest and best Authorities” (Brattleboro, Vermont: G. R. French, 1842). Published in A New Universal Atlas. Copperplate engraving with bright, full, original hand color. 10 3/4 x12 3/4" at neat line. Sheet: 11 3/4 x 14 1/4". Gorgeous pristine condition.

Price: SOLD.



31. Carl Flemming. “Texas” (Golgau: Druck und Verlag von C. Flemming, 1842–1853). Lithograph with fine original outline hand color. 15 1/2 x 12 1/2" at neat line. Sheet: 17 3/8 x 14 3/8". Superb condition.

Price: SOLD.



32. John Arrowsmith. “Mexico” (London: J. Arrowsmith, 15 Feb. 1842). Second state. Copperplate engraving with fine, bright original outline hand color. 18 1/2 x 23 3/4" at neat line. Sheet: 21 3/4 x 26 3/4". Inset at l. l. features central Mexico on a larger scale. Slight transference, else excellent.

Price: SOLD.



33. Alexander Keith Johnston. “United States and Texas” (Edinburgh: John Johnstone and W. & A. K. Johnston, c. 1844). Published in National Atlas of Historical, Commercial and Political Geography. Steel-plate engraving with original outline hand color. 19 x 23 1/2" at neat line. Distinctive piano key border. Framed size: 33 3/4 x 38". Inset in u. l.: “Sketch of the River Niagara” (5 1/2 x 3 3/4"). Faint damp stain in l. l. quadrant and minor scattered spotting in lower margin. Overall, excellent condition (by sight). Handsome archival presentation in ornate gold-tone frame.

Price: SOLD.



34. James W. Abert and William G. Peck. “Map of the Territory of New Mexico . . . 1846–7” (Washington, D. C.: Senate Executive Document No. 23, 1848). Published as a folding map in Report of the Secretary of War, Communicating in Answer to a Resolution to the Senate, a Report and Map of the Examination of New Mexico, . . . Feb. 10, 1848. Lithograph, black and white as issued. 25 1/2 x 19 3/8" with full margins. Sheet size: 26 x 20 1/4". Faint toning at old centerfold; old folds visible. Overall fine.

Price: SOLD.



35. John Disturnell. “Mapa de los Estados Unidos de Méjico” (New York: J. Disturnell, 1848. Revised Edition). First 1848 edition, 14th edition of 23 of the map. Lithographed pocket map on two sheets joined as one, with excellent original full and outline hand color. Map professionally backed with archival tissue to stabilize marginal losses and several losses along old folds. 28 3/4 x 41" at neat line. Sheet: 29 3/4 x 41 3/4". With two tables and six inset plans of battlegrounds of the Mexican-American War including the new inset added in the Atlantic for this edition: "Diagram of the Battle Ground Feb 22nd and 23rd 1847." At u. r. is the emblem of the Republic of Mexico featuring an eagle with a snake in its beak. Old signature in ink below title: AD Frye [?]. Along with original 16mo folder with title and Mexican Republic emblem embossed in gilt; same signature in ink on back endpaper. Overall darkening to sheet. A very good example of this important Mexican-American War document, rare in any edition or condition.

Price: SOLD.



36. Charles Frémont / Charles Preuss. “Map of Oregon and Upper California from the Surveys of John Charles Frémont and Other Authorities. Drawn by Charles Preuss under the Order of the Senate of the United States 1848” (Baltimore: E. Weber & Co., Printers, 1848). Published with Geographical Memoir Upon Upper California in Illustration of his Map of Oregon and California, by John Charles Frémont: Addressed to the Senate of the United States (Washington: Wendell and Van Benthuysen, Printers, 1848). Lithograph with original green outline hand color showing boundaries for Oregon and Upper California. 32 3/4 x 26 3/8" at neat line with original margins. 35 1/2 x 29 1/2" full sheet. At top of map, “Profile of the traveling route from the South Pass of the Rocky Mountains to the Bay of San Francisco,” showing the elevations of Frémont’s route. Very slightly toned. Overall, fine, strong example of this increasingly rare map.

Price: SOLD.



37. Julius Hutawa. “Map of Mexico & California” (St. Louis: Julius Hutawa, 2nd Edition, n.d. [1848–1849]). Second edition with original folder. Black-and-white lithographed pocket map. 23 1/8 x 18 7/8" at neat line. Sheet: 26 x 20". Inset at u. r.: “Vicinity of Mexico” (4 5/8 x 4 3/4"). Old glue stain in bottom margin where attached to folder; a couple of marginal chips and small voids; faint damp stain along right margin. Paper labels missing from covers. Overall, excellent for this very scarce map.

Price: SOLD.



38. J. H. Colton. “Map of California, Oregon, Texas, and the Territories Adjoining” (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1849). Published in Oregon and California in 1848 by Jesse Quinn Thornton. Lithograph with excellent original outline hand color. Attractive foliate border. Gold Region is highlighted in yellow. 20 1/2 x 17 7/8" at neat line. Sheet: 21 x 18 1/8" with margins trimmed close to neat line. Overall minor toning, especially along old folds. Fine, crisp impression for this important Gold Region map.

Price: SOLD.



39. Another copy. “Map of California, Oregon, Texas, and the Territories Adjoining” (New York: J. H. Colton & Co., 1849). Lithograph with good original outline hand color. Attractive foliate border. Gold Region is highlighted in yellow. 20 1/2 x 17 7/8" at neat line. Sheet: 21 1/4 x 18 5/8". Missing section of bottom border and margin repaired and design filled in with manuscript ink. Does not affect map. Overall toning; spotting and darkening along old folds; marginal chipping; crease at u. r. corner; tear and small loss at l. r. border; a couple of tiny losses at old folds. Strong impression and good condition for this important Gold Region map.

Price: SOLD.



40. J. H. Colton. “Map to Illustrate Capt. Bonneville’s Adventures Among the Rocky Mountains” (New York: Geo. P. Putnam, 1849). Published in The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, U.S.A., in the Rocky Mountains and the Farm West by Washington Irving (early reprint edition). Copperplate engraving in black and white. 11 x 18" at neat line. Sheet: 11 3/4 x 18 3/4", with right margin trimmed close as usual. A couple of old repaired splits at upper folds. Fine.

Price: SOLD.



41. William M. Eddy. “Official Map of San Francisco Compiled from the Field Notes of the Official Re-Study” (Washington, D.C.: C. B. Graham Lith., 1849). From Ex. Doc. No. 18, U.S. Senate, 31st Congress, 1st session, 1849. Black-and-white lithograph with a couple of original color notations regarding grants and claims. 24 5/8 x 19" at neat line. Sheet: 26 1/4 x 20 3/4". Minor scattered spotting, especially in u. l. corner and along one old fold. Otherwise, excellent.

Price: SOLD.



42. S. A. Mitchell. “Oregon, Upper California & New Mexico” (Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, 1849 [1845]). Published in A New Universal Atlas (1849 edition). Lithograph with gorgeous full and outline hand color. 16 1/4 x 12 5/8" at twisted-rope border. Sheet 17 1/4 x 13 5/8". Some slight edge darkening. A very fresh and bright example.

Price: SOLD.



43. John Charles Frémont [Charles Preuss]. “Map of Oregon and Upper California” (Baltimore: E. Weber & Co., 1850 [1848]). From California Messages and Correspondence (Ex. Doc., No. 17, House of Representatives, 31st Congress, 1st session, 1850). Lithograph, black & white as issued. 19 1/2 x 16 1/2" at neat line. 24 x 19". Folds evident as usual; some minor scattered spotting; faint transference. Overall excellent condition for this map.

Price: SOLD.



44. J. H. Colton. “Nebraska and Kansas” (New York: J. H. Colton & Co., 1854). First edition, first state. Lithographed map with bright original full hand color. 20 3/4 x 22 3/4" at neat line. Sheet: 30 1/2 x 22 3/4". Inset of the United States at l. l., showing fascinating territorial configurations. Inset at l. r.: “Map of the Territory acquired from Mexico by the Gadsden Treaty, 1854.” Fabulous wide grapevine border. Some marginal chipping and scattered marginal spotting; darkening in margins, especially l. l. Overall, an excellent example of this rare map.

Price: SOLD.



45. Henry Darwin Rogers and Alexander Keith Johnston. “Territory of New Mexico” (London: John Murray; Edinburgh: W. and A. K. Johnston, 1857) Published in Atlas of the United States. Copperplate engraving with fine bright original outline hand color. 12 3/4 x 16" at neat line. Sheet: 14 1/2 x 18". Mint.

Price: SOLD.



46. Henry Darwin Rogers and Alexander Keith Johnston. “Territory of Kansas and Indian Territory” (London: John Murray; Edinburgh: W. and A. K. Johnston, 1857) Published in Atlas of the United States. Copperplate engraving with fine bright original outline hand color. 12 3/4 x 16" at neat line. Sheet: 14 1/4 x 18". Slight overall toning. Mint.

Price: SOLD.



47. John Arrowsmith. “Mexico” (London: J. Arrowsmith, 1858). Third state. Copperplate engraving with fine, bright original outline hand color. 18 1/2 x 23 1/2" at neat line. Sheet: 21 1/2 x 26 1/2". Excellent.

Price: SOLD.



48. August Petermann. “Die Vereinigten Staaten von Nord-Amerika” (Gotha: Justus Perthes, 1873, rev. ed. 1880). Published in Stieler’s Handatlas. Copper-plate engraving with fine original outline hand color. 13 x 15 7/8" at neat line. Sheet: 14 3/8 x 17 1/8". Fine.

Price: SOLD.



49. H. R. Page. “Page’s Map of Colorado 1885” (Chicago: H. R. Page & Company, 1885 [1880]). Published in Illustrated Historical Atlas of Wisconsin. Double-page lithograph with full original hand color. 15 x 20" at neat line with full margins. Sheet size: 18 x 27 5/8". Text on verso presents “A Guide to Colorado,” including populations of towns in the 1880s. A couple of minor spots in lower margin. Overall, excellent condition with very good color.

Price: SOLD.



50. G. P. Strum [Department of the Interior, General Land Office]. “Indian Territory,” (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1887). Published in The George Catlin Indian Gallery in the U. S. National Museum (Smithsonian Institution) with Memoir and Statistics, edited by Thomas Donaldson. Lithograph printed in three colors. 24 x 32" at neat line with original margins. 25 1/4 x 33 1/2", full sheet. Issued folding. Trimmed close at l. margin where bound into report. One area of faint offsetting near title. Overall fine with superb bright color.

Price: SOLD.



51. John Oberly / C. A. Maxwell. “Indian Territory Compiled under the direction of the Hon. John H. Oberly, Commissioner of Indian Affairs” (Baltimore: A. Hoen & Co., 1889). Published by the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs in Senate Executive Doc. 78, 51st Congress, 1st Session, 1889. Photolithograph in six exceptionally bright colors. 23 1/2 x 31 1/2" at neat line with full margins. Sheet size: 20 3/4 x 32 1/2" Issued folded. A beautiful impression in fine condition.

Price: SOLD.



52. Allen Anderson / James H. Carleton, “Map of the Military Department of New Mexico” (New York: Julius Bien & Co. Lith., 1894 [1864]). Published as plate XCVII in Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1861–1865 edited by David D. Cowles (1891–1895). Double-page, four-color lithograph with excellent original color. 16 1/4 x 27 1/4" at neat line. Sheet size: 18 1/2 x 29 1/4" with full margins. Three small insets at right: “Battle of Chickamauga, GA., Sept. 18–19 and 20, 1863”; “Skirmish . . . at Dardanelle, Ark., January 14, 1865”; “Battlefield of Shiloh, Tenn., on Sunday, April 6, 1862.” Marginal splits at top and bottom of centerfold; one short tear in left margin. Else, fine.

Price: SOLD.



53. Another example. “Map of the Military Department of New Mexico” (New York: Julius Bien & Co. Lith., 1894 [1864]). Published as plate XCVII in Atlas to Accompany the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, 1861–1865 edited by David D. Cowles (1891–1895). Double-page, four-color lithograph with excellent original color. 16 1/4 x 27 1/4" at neat line. Sheet size: 18 1/2 x 29 1/4" with full margins. Three small insets at right. Condition is very good.

Price: SOLD.



54. George Wilkins Kendall / Carl Nebel. The complete set of twelve hand-colored lithographic plates and the text from The War Between the United States and Mexico Illustrated, embracing pictorial drawings of all the principal conflicts, by Carl Nebel . . . with a description of each battle by . . . Geo. Wilkins Kendall (New York & Philadelphia: Plon Brothers of Paris for D. Appleton & Co. and George S. Appleton, 1851). Limited edition of 500 copies. Plates heightened with gum arabic. Image area of each: 11 x 17". Sheet size of each: 16 1/2 x 21 1/2". Engraved after Nebel by Bayot, printed by Lemercier in Paris. Each plate titled below the image in script. The text describes each battle and includes the full-page engraved Map of the Operations of the American Army in the Valley of Mexico in . . . 1847. Together with 20 pages of text loose in signatures. The title page and the last two signatures are badly spotted and damp-stained. The prints are trimmed and are generally in very good condition, with more information available by email. They all exhibit fine color. A complete set of the plates with the text is rare. The collection:

Price: SOLD.



55. Clarence E. Dutton. Atlas to Accompany the Monograph on the Tertiary History of the Grand Cañon District (Washington, D.C.: Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, 1882). Large folio (20 1/4 x 18") with original cloth covers, title stamped in gilt. Twenty-three double-page plates of color lithographed maps, lithographs of the canyon by W. H. Holmes, and a striking chromolithograph of The Transept by Thomas Moran. Damp staining along lower edge and to right corner of front cover, effecting same areas of front endpapers. Also faint damp staining to back endpapers. Plates not affected; they are clean and bright. The Moran plate shows minor adhesion at centerfold. Overall fine condition for the plates.

Price: SOLD.

[ Moran Grand Canyon ]    [ Dutton Toroweap ]



56. William Henry Holmes. “Panorama from Point Sublime, Part 1”; “Panorama from Point Sublime, Part 2”; “Panorama from Point Sublime, Part 3.” (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1882). Published in Atlas to Accompany the Monograph on the Tertiary History of the Grand Cañon District by Clarence E. Dutton. Set of three double-page chromolithographed plates showing consecutive views of the Grand Canyon, looking east, south, west from Point Sublime. Each sheet: 20 x 32 3/4". In each sheet, old stabilized short tear in upper margin. Overall, fine. The set:

Price for the set: SOLD.

[ Sublime 1 ]    [ Sublime 2 ]    [ Sublime 3 ]



57. William Henry Holmes. “The Grand Cañon at the Foot of Toroweap—Looking East” (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1882). Published in Atlas to Accompany the Monograph on the Tertiary History of the Grand Cañon District by Clarence E. Dutton. Double-page chromolithographed plate. Sheet size: 20 x 32 3/4". Fine.

Price: SOLD.