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  image Jean Baptiste Bourguignon D’Anville. “Amérique Septentrionale Publiée sous les Auspices de Monsieur le Duc d’Orleans” (Paris: chez l’Auteur, c. 1755). Copperplate engraving with original outline hand color. Four sheets joined as two. Top sheet: 21 x 38 1/2" with full margins. Bottom sheet: 21 x 39" with full margins. Large title cartouche in l. r. features an allegorical figure representing the New World with indigenous animals: the alligator and the beaver. Minor toning to sheet edges. Fine.

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  image William Faden. “The United States of North America: with the British Territories and Those of Spain, according to the Treaty of 1784” (London: William Faden, Feb. 11, 1796). Copperplate engraving with original full and outline hand color. 20 3/4 x 24 5/8" at neat line. Sheet size: 23 x 31". Old transference, minor surface soiling and spotting, marginal creasing at top and bottom edges; a couple of tiny tears at bottom center of margin. Large title cartouche at l. r. showing the British bartering with New World natives. Excellent condition overall.

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  image Eugène Andriveau-Goujon. “Carte Générale des Etats-Unis et du Mexique Comprenant L’Amérique Centrale et Les Antilles” (Paris: Andriveau-Goujon, Rue du Bac, 21, 1862). Steel-plate engraved case map with superb full original hand color. 24 1/4 x 35 1/2" at handsome piano key border. Sheet size: 26 1/4 x 37". Dissected and laid on linen. Folds into green cloth covers with the title in embossed gilt. Blind-stamp decorative embossing to cover, further embellished by Andriveau-Goujon’s logo featuring a globe in green and gold. An original Andriveau-Goujon paper label is attached to the linen on verso. Four inset maps: "Entrée de New-York," "Carte des Rapports entre L'Europe & L'Amérique," "Petites Antilles et Nord de l'Amérique du Sud," and "Etats de L'Amérique Centrale." Mint condition for map and covers.

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  image 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.

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  image Johann Baptist Homann. Superb Maps of the World and Four Continents (Nuremberg: Johann Baptist Homann, 1716). Published in first edition of Grosser Atlas Ueber Die Ganze Welt. Five maps, each map is a double-page copperplate engraving with exceptional original hand color. All have the following sizes: 19 x 22" at neat line with full margins, and sheet size: 21 x 24". Condition of individual maps noted below. Overall, for all five maps, excellent condition with eye-popping original hand color.

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  image Johann Baptist Homann. “Amplissima Regionis Mississipi seu Provinciae Ludovicianae . . .” (Nuremberg: Io. Bapt. Homanno, c. 1720 [–1763]). Published in Atlas geographicus major Norimbergae Homannianis heredibus [1763]. Double-page copperplate engraving with bright original full and outline hand color. 19 x 22 3/8" at neat line. Framed size: 34 1/2 x 35 1/2". Uncolored title cartouche, u. l., shows Father Hennepin with allegorical figures related to the exploration of the New World and below them a famous view of Niagara Falls. An uncolored vignette, l. r., presents a very early representation of an American bison flanked by Indians. Latin and French text. Very minor surface soiling. Overall, fine (by sight). Handsome archival presentation in gold-tone frame.

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  Andriveau-Goujon, Amerique du Sud [South America] Eugene Andriveau-Goujon. “Amérique du Sud,” (Paris: E. Andriveau-Goujon, 21 Rue de Bac, 1868). Steelplate engraving with superb full original hand color. 52 3/4 x 36 3/4" at neat line with full margins. Sectioned and mounted on linen for separate issue as a case map. Slip case and internal folder composed of marbled paper over boards. Leather label with gilt title pasted on spine: “Amérique du Sud.” Includes inset of “Îles Galapagos.” Publisher’s decorative paper label pasted on verso of first panel: “E. Andriveau-Goujon / Géographe / Editeur.” Very slight surface soiling. Otherwise fine condition for map and slip case.

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