Genuine Original Antique Maps of North America and the West Indies

THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Original antique maps of North America, including the United States, Canada, Mexico and the West Indies. We do NOT sell reproductions, these are guaranteed genuine antique maps. Sources and dates of publication are cited when known.

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antique map of Florida from 1763
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Carta Rappresentante la Penisola della Florida
(Florida, with parts of Georgia and the Carolinas)
Andrea Scacciati and Giuseppe Pazzi, Il Gazzettiere Americano, v.1 (Livorno, Italy, : Marco Coltellini, 1763)

Overall sheet size = approx.  9 9/16 x 12 1/2 inches (24.3 x 31.7 cm)

Image size (to map's neat line) = approx. 8 3/8 X 9 inches (21.1 x 22.7 cm)

Original copperplate engraving on hand-laid paper, over 250 years old

Condition: EXCELLENT, no significant flaws
$425
An Exact Map of North and South Carolina, & Georgia, with East and West Florida from the latest Discoveries 1778
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An Exact Map of North and South Carolina, & Georgia, with East and West Florida from the latest Discoveries

The History of America, From its Discovery by Columbus to the Conclusion of the Late War. With an Appendix Containing an Account of the Rise and Fall of the Present Unhappy Contest between Great Britain and Her Colonies

London, published by John Fielding & Walker

Cartographer: Thomas Bowen

(1778)

Original copperplate engraving over 340 years old, on beautiful hand-laid paper

Overall sheet size is about 10 9/16 x 9 1/4 inches (27 x 23.3 cm)
with folds, as issued • Opposite side of paper is blank.

CONDITION NOTES:

overall age toning, paper damage bottom left corner, a few light fox marks, narrow top margin

$250
Piano della Citta e Porto di Sant Agostino
(map of the city and port of St. Augustine, Florida)
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Piano della Citta e Porto di Sant Agostino
(map of the city and port of St. Augustine, Florida)
Andrea Scacciati and Giuseppe Pazzi, Il Gazzettiere Americano, v.1 (Livorno, Italy, : Marco Coltellini, 1763)

Overall sheet size = approx.  19 1/4 x 7 15/16 inches (48.9 x 20 cm)

Image size (to map's neat line) = approx. 11 3/8 X 9 inches (29 x 22.7 cm)

Original copperplate engraving on hand-laid paper, over 250 years old. Original vertical folds, as issued.

Condition: EXCELLENT, no significant flaws
$295
senex map of north america 1749
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North America According to the Latest Observations

Geography Anatomiz'd or the Geographical Grammar

London, published by Patrick Gordon

Cartographer: John Senex

(1749)

Original copperplate engraving 270 years old, on beautiful hand-laid paper

Overall sheet size is about 9 1/4 x 8 1/8 inches (23.5 x 20.5 cm)

Image size (to map's neat line) = approx. 7 X 6 1/8 inches (18 x 15.5 cm)
with folds, as issued • Opposite side of paper is blank.

CONDITION NOTES:

light age-appropriate paper toning

$95
Chart of Norton Sound and of Bhering's Strait  1790
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Chart of Norton Sound and of Bhering's Strait
London, published by Alexander Hogg for Anderson's Edition of Captain Cook's Voyage of 1776-1780 (1790)

Overall sheet size = approx.  14 5/16 x 9 inches (36.4 x 22.7 cm)

Image size (to map's neat line) = approx. 12 3/4 X 8 1/4 inches (34.2 x 21 cm)

Original copperplate engraving on hand-laid paper, over 225 years old.


A chart of the Bering Strait, showing the tracks of Cook, and later by George Vancouver, William Bligh, Charles Clerke, John Gore and James King. Gives the date July 3rd, 1779 – five months after Cook met his death on the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii).

Condition: EXCELLENT, no significant flaws
$125
Carte de L'Entree de Norton et du Detroit de Bhering
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Carte de L'Entree de Norton et du Detroit de Bhering

Published for Atlas Encyclopedique (Paris, 1787-1788) Cook's 3rd Voyage

Bonne fil. del / Andre sculp

Overall sheet size = approx.  15 1/2 x 11 1/4 inches (39.5 x 28.5 cm)

Image size (to map's neat line) = approx. 13 5/8 X 9 5/16 inches (34.6 x 23.5 cm)

Original copperplate engraving on hand-laid paper, over 230 years old. With original vertical center fold, as issued.

Condition: VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT. Fox mark in upper margin, light browning to center fold.
$175
Carte de L'Entree de Norton et du Detroit de Bhering
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Carte de L'Entree de Norton et du Detroit de Bhering

Published for Atlas Encyclopedique (Paris, 1787-1788) Cook's 3rd Voyage

Scattaglia sculp

Overall sheet size = approx.  15 1/2 x 11 1/4 inches (39.5 x 28.5 cm)

Image size (to map's neat line) = approx. 13 5/8 X 9 5/16 inches (34.6 x 23.5 cm)

Original copperplate engraving on hand-laid paper, over 230 years old. Probably later hand-coloring. With original vertical center fold, as issued. Pencil notations in lower margin (easily erased).

The Bering Straits and Norton Sound, Alaska, showing the two attempts of Captain Cook's ship to penetrate the Straits on his third & final, fatal, voyage, 1778-79.

Condition: EXCELLENT. Light browning to center fold.
$225
Chart of Norton Sound and of Bhering's Strait  1790
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A Chart of the North West Coast of America and North East Coast of Asia
Explored in the Years 1778 & 1779
London, published by Alexander Hogg for Anderson's Edition of Captain Cook's Voyage of 1776-1780 (1790)

Overall sheet size = approx.  14 3/8 x 9 5/16 inches (36.5 x 23.5 cm)

Image size (to map's neat line) = approx. 12 3/4 X 8 1/4 inches (34.2 x 21 cm)

Original copperplate engraving on hand-laid paper, over 225 years old.

This map is among the first to accurately map the coastlines of the region. It was during this voyage that Cook encountered an 'impenetrable wall of ice' in the Arctic as he searched for the Northwest Passage, thus putting to rest the hopes for the discovery of an Arctic Northwest Passage.

Condition: GOOD TO VERY GOOD. Overall age toning, narrow left and bottom margins
$150
Carte de La Riviere de Cook, dans la partie N.O. de l'Amerique
Plan du Havre de Samganoodha dan l'Isle de Oonalaska
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Carte de La Riviere de Cook, dans la partie N.O. de l'Amerique
Plan du Havre de Samganoodha dan l'Isle de Oonalaska

Published for Atlas Encyclopedique (Paris, 1787-1788) Cook's 3rd Voyage

Bonne fil. del / Andre sculp

Overall sheet size = approx.  17 3/8 x 11 3/8 inches (44 x 29 cm)

Image size (to map's neat line) = approx. 13 3/4 X 9 1/4 inches (39.5 x 23.5 cm)

Original copperplate engraving on hand-laid paper, over 230 years old. With original vertical center fold, as issued.

This handsome map shows Capt. Cook`s discoveries in Prince William Sound and Cook Inlet and includes the track and anchor points of the Resolution. The map is inset with a map of the harbor of Samganoodha, in the island of Oonalaska. A large compass rose dominates the center. Drawn by Bonne and engraved by Andre.

Condition: VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT. Light, small damp stain lower margin well away from plate mark; very mild foxing in upper margin
$175
A Chart of the North West Coast of America
Explored by the Boussole and Astrolabe in 1790
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A Chart of the North West Coast of America
Explored by the Boussole and Astrolabe in 1790
London, published by the Robinsons (1798)

Overall sheet size = approx.  20 3/8 x 16 1/2 inches (52 x 42 cm)

Image size (to map's neat line) = approx. 19 1/4 X 14 1/8 inches (49 x 36 cm)

Original copperplate engraving on hand-laid paper, over 220 years old. Vertical center fold, as issued.

Condition: GOOD. Some browning/foxing, mainly in margins but also in image area. Browning at fold line, per usual. Small stabilized split at bottom edge/fold. There are several natural paper wrinkles, inherent in the paper making and press operations.
$250
Carte qui répresente les différentes connoissances que l'on a eues des terres Arctiques depuis 1650 jusqu'en 1747 ausquelles il faut comparer la Carte suivante. Par M. De Vaugondy 1773
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Carte qui répresente les différentes connoissances que l'on a eues des terres Arctiques depuis 1650 jusqu'en 1747 ausquelles il faut comparer la Carte suivante. Par M. De Vaugondy 1773

Marvelous set of four maps of the Hudson, Button and Baffin Bay regions, Davis Straits and the Coast of Labrador, showing the evolution of the mapping and discoveries of these regions, as they were explored and mapped between 1650 and 1750. This map was one of ten maps in Diderot's important 10 volume encyclopedia, one of the most important general compendiums of information of its time. It includes the work of Sanson (1650), De L'Isle (1700 and 1703) nd Henri Ellis (1746-1747).

Overall sheet size = approx.  19 1/4 (to outside of flyleaf) x 15 1/4 inches (38.1 x 30.1 cm)

Image size (to map's neat line) = approx. 15 X 11 7/8 inches (38.1 x 30.1 cm)

Original copperplate engraving on hand-laid paper, over 245 years old. With original folds, as issued.

Condition: VERY GOOD: a few brown fox marks; soft dog ear crease lower right and left (though not as pronounced as they appear in the photo)
$175
Plan of the Entrance of the Port of Bucarelli on the North West Coast of America
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Jean-François Galaup de La Pérouse. "Plan of the Entrance of the Port of Bucarelli on the North West Coast of America, in 55° 15' of Latitude North & 136° 15' of Longitude West of Paris* [southeast Alaska]

Jean-François Galaup de La Pérouse. "Plan of the Entrance of the Port of Bucarelli on the North West Coast of America, in 55° 15' of Latitude North & 136° 15' of Longitude West of Paris*; Discovered in 1775 by the Spanish Schooner la Senora Commanded by D. Juan Fco. de la Quadra & D. Franco. Anto. Maurelle; and more amply explored in the Expedition of 1779, by the same officers and others of the Spanish Navy." (With note "*This longitude is determined by La Pérouse's chart of the north west coast of America; the Spanish chart from which the present plan has been reduced fixes the longitude of Port Bucarelli at 140°15'.") Published as the Act directs November 1, 1798 by G.G. & J. Robinson, Paternoster Row, London. Copper engraving by Samuel John Neele (1758-1824). Very good condition.

Jean-François de Galaup, Comte de La Pérouse (1741-ca. 1788) entered the French Navy at the age of fifteen and served in action against the British off North America in the Seven Years War. He later served in India and China and became famous when he captured two British forts in Hudson Bay. In 1785 he was appointed to lead an exploratory expedition to the Pacific Ocean using two ships that would become famous: the Astrolabe and the Boussole. Among the crew were an astronomer, a physicist, three naturalists, a mathematician, and a number of draftsmen.

Leaving Brest in 1785 and rounding Cape Horn he visited the Spanish colonies in Chile, Easter Island, Hawaii and Alaska. After losing twenty one of the party in a landing operation, the expedition visited Monterey, California, and then sailed to the South Pacific and Southeast Asia. Sailing next to Kamchatka, he arranged to have manuscripts and drawings by members of the expedition sent across Russia to France where they arrived one year later. The two ships next sailed back to the South Pacific where they disappeared. Many years later evidence was found of the ships being wrecked on reefs and the crews killed by natives. The drawings and maps which survive today in the atlas first published in Paris in 1797 are a tribute and merely an insight into what would have been an enormous cache of information on the Pacific world if the expedition had survived. Subsequent editions of text and atlas were published in English, Dutch, Swedish, and Italian. Interestingly, this map, from the English edition, shows depth soundings.

As the title of the map indicates, Alaska's Bucareli Bay had been named in a 1775 expedition by Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra, commander of the ship Sonora, and in honor of Antonio Maria de Bucareli y Ursúa, the Viceroy of New Spain. To the east the twenty-five mile long bay connects to various waterways, such as San Alberto Bay, and to the west it opens directly to the Pacific Ocean.

Overall sheet size = approx.  20 1/4 x 16 3/4 inches (51.4 x 42.5 cm)

Image size (to map's neat line) = approx. 19 5/8 X 15 1/8 inches (50 x 38.4 cm)

Original copperplate engraving on hand-laid paper, over 220 years old. With original center fold, as issued.

Condition: VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT: soft dog-ear crease upper right, mild browning
$325
North America, circa 1840 LIzars
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North America

Drawn & Engraved by W. Lizars for Lizars' Edinburgh Geographical General Atlas (circa 1840-1850)

Very interesting map with large extended California and "New Albion" between California and the Oregon Territory. The whole middle of the US is named Lousiana apart from Texas

Overall sheet size = approx.  9 5/16 x 12 1/8 inches (26.6 x 30.6 cm)

Image size (to map's neat line) = approx. 7 13/16 X 9 1/4 inches (19.8 x 23.5 cm)

Original copperplate engraving with hand-colored outlines, over 175 years old

Condition: FAIR TO GOOD: somewhat rumpled, damp stain upper left corner, light foxing and age-appropriate toning
$95
North America, 1891
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North America

Revised Encylopaedia Britannica

Published by Educational Publishing Co, Chicago

(1891)

Overall sheet size = approx.  8 1/2 x 11 inches (21.5 x 28 cm)

Image size (to map's neat line) = approx. 7 3/8 X 10 1/4 inches (18.7 x 26 cm)

Original chromolithograph over 125 years old • with center fold, as issued

Condition: FAIR TO GOOD: creases at bottom, short tear at bottom, minor age toning
$25
Tunison's North America / County Map of the United States 1812 & inset of US in 1776
  Tunison's North America / County Map of the United States 1812 & inset of US in 1776
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Tunison's North America / County Map of the United States 1812 & inset of US in 1776

(circa 1885)

Overall sheet size = approx.  10 5/8 x 14 inches (27 x 35.6 cm)

Image size (to map's neat line) = approx. 9 5/16 X 12 1/4 inches (24.5 x 32.9 cm)

Original antique lithograph with both printed and hand color, printed on both sides of paper

Condition: VERY GOOD TO EXCELLENT: light, age-appropriate toning
$95
Northern Ports & Harbours in the United States
(Portland, Boston, Hudson River, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore) (1860)
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Northern Ports & Harbours in the United States
(Portland, Boston, Hudson River, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore)

The Royal Illustrated Atlas, Of Modern Geography With An Introductory Notice By Dr. N. Shaw, Secretary To The Royal Geographical Society
A. Fullarton And Co., London And Edinburgh. (1860)

Overall sheet size = approx.  12 1/2 x 18 5/8 inches (31.8 x 47 cm)

Image size (to map's neat line) = approx. 11 5/8 X 16 3/4 inches (30.7 x 42.5 cm)

Original color lithograph, over 155 years old

Condition: VERY GOOD: age-appropriate toning around edges of paper, vertical indentation on left side (as issued?)

$175

Southern Ports & Harbours in the United States
(Washington, Beaufort, Mobile Bay, Charleston, Galveston, New Orleans, Pensacola)

 (1860)
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Southern Ports & Harbours in the United States
(Washington, Beaufort, Mobile Bay, Charleston, Galveston, New Orleans, Pensacola)

The Royal Illustrated Atlas, Of Modern Geography With An Introductory Notice By Dr. N. Shaw, Secretary To The Royal Geographical Society
A. Fullarton And Co., London And Edinburgh. (1860)

Overall sheet size = approx.  12 1/2 x 18 5/8 inches (31.8 x 47 cm)

Image size (to map's neat line) = approx. 11 5/8 X 16 3/4 inches (30.7 x 42.5 cm)

Original color lithograph, over 155 years old

Condition: VERY GOOD: age-appropriate toning around edges of paper, faint indentation lower left quadrant, mild edge/corner wear and short tears at edges

$150

The United States of America
Atlantic States and Valley of the Mississippi
 (1860)
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The United States of America
Atlantic States and Valley of the Mississippi

The Comprehensive Atlas & Geography of the World, Compiled and Engraved from the most Authentic sources, under the supervision of W.G. Blackie

Published by Blackie & Son, Edinburgh & London
(1860)

Overall sheet size = approx.  14 7/8 x 21 1/2 inches (38 x 55 cm)

Image size (to map's neat line) = approx. 14 X 19 3/4 inches (35.5 x 50 cm)

Original engraving with hand color, over 155 years old • with center fold, as issued

Condition: VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT: mild edge and corner wear

$75

The United States of America
Atlantic States and Valley of the Mississippi
 (1860)
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The United States of America
Atlantic States and Valley of the Mississippi

The Comprehensive Atlas & Geography of the World, Compiled and Engraved from the most Authentic sources, under the supervision of W.G. Blackie

Published by Blackie & Son, Edinburgh & London
(1882)

Overall sheet size = approx.  15 x 22 inches (38.2 x 56 cm)

Image size (to map's neat line) = approx. 14 X 19 3/4 inches (35.5 x 50 cm)

Original color lithograph, over 135 years old • with center fold, as issued

Condition: VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT: mild edge and corner wear

$55

The United States
The Valley of the Mississippi
 (1860)
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The United States
The Valley of the Mississippi

The Comprehensive Atlas & Geography of the World, Compiled and Engraved from the most Authentic sources, under the supervision of W.G. Blackie

Published by Blackie & Son, Edinburgh & London
(1860)

Overall sheet size = approx.  14 7/8 x 21 1/2 inches (38 x 55 cm)

Image size (to map's neat line) = approx. 14 X 19 3/4 inches (35.5 x 50 cm)

Original engraving with hand color, over 155 years old • with center fold, as issued

Condition: VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT: mild edge and corner wear including a nick or two bottom margin

$75

The United States
The Valley of the Mississippi
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The United States
The Valley of the Mississippi

The Comprehensive Atlas & Geography of the World, Compiled and Engraved from the most Authentic sources, under the supervision of W.G. Blackie

Published by Blackie & Son, Edinburgh & London
(1882)

Overall sheet size = approx.  15 x 22 inches (38.2 x 56 cm)

Image size (to map's neat line) = approx. 14 X 19 3/4 inches (35.5 x 50 cm)

Original color lithograph, over 135 years old • with center fold, as issued

Condition: VERY GOOD to EXCELLENT: mild edge and corner wear

$55

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