North America and Canada

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  • Lovely map by Eduard Dumas-Vorzet showing in nice details north America and Canada. At left inset the new polar discoveries on the Smith Sounds. From the famous Atlas Universel d’Histoire et de Geographie by Marie Nicolas Bouillet published in Paris in 1877.

    • Author: Eduard Dumas-Vorzet
    • Year: 1877
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Dimension: 260 x 200 mm
  • An exceptional 1932 bird’s eye view map of the city of Quebec, Canada by Samuel Herbert Maw. The densely filled map displays parks, buildings, named streets and historic notations embellished by numerous coats of arms and a large compass rose. Born in England, Maw was an architect, delineator, etcher, cartographer and designer. After winning the Sloane Medallion from the Royal Institute of British Architects in 1905 and showing at the Royal Academy in London in 1909, Maw moved to Canada where he spent the remainder of his successful career designing buildings, squares and landmarks. He is best known for his perspective drawings, such as this one, heralded as “a masterpiece of Canadian cartography, a bird’s-eye view of Quebec City, begun in 1926 and completed in 1932, in which he accurately rendered every single building in the Old Town and surrounding area, complete with a hand-drawn cartouche and historical notes on the significance of the buildings shown.

    • Author: Samuel Herbert Maw
    • Year: 1932
    • Dimension: 850 x 650 mm
    • Place of publication: Toronto
  • Lovely engraved map based on the cartography by C. Franz Radefeld (1788-1874) showing the Arkansas, Mississipi, Louisiana, Alabama and Florida Panhandle. Inset of New Oreleans suurndings. From the “Meyer’s Neuester Zeitungs Atlas” published by Bibliographischen Instituts in Hildburghausen in 1849-52. The innovation of this work is that almost all maps had small inserts showing richly detailed maps of major cities and their surrunding areas: so not only could travellers carry the atlas with them

    • Author: MEYER Joseph
    • Year: 1849
    • Dimension: 270 x 200 mm
    • Place of publication: Hildburghausen
  • Lovely engraved map based on the cartography by C. Franz Radefeld (1788-1874) showing part of United States which includes insets of New York City, Philadelphia, Niagara Falls, Albany, Pittsburgh and the Baltimore – Washington DC area. From the “Meyer’s Neuester Zeitungs Atlas” published by Bibliographischen Instituts in Hildburghausen in 1849-52. The innovation of this work is that almost all maps had small inserts showing richly detailed maps of major cities and their surrunding areas: so not

    • Author: MEYER Joseph
    • Year: 1849
    • Dimension: 200 x 265 mm
    • Place of publication: Hildburghausen
  • The very fine and interesting map shows the boundaries of the US immediately prior to Texas claiming its independence. Many Indian Tribes and early forts noted. Insets of Texas and St. Pierre Miquelon. From Atlas Spheroidal et Universel de Geographie by M.F.A. Garnier published in Paris at Veuve Jules Renouard in 1862. This atlas is exceptional for its “spheroidal” maps of the globe, showing the various continents and poles, shaded … [cod.1091/15]

    • Author: GARNIER Francis Marie Joseph
    • Year: 1862
    • Dimension: 340 x 500 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
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    Interesting map of North America engraved on copper by Glot. From the scarce “Atlas Portatif, contenant la G‚ographie Universelle Ancienne et Moderne” by Eustache Herisson published in Paris in 1809 at Desray.

    • Author: HERISSON Eustache
    • Year: 1809
    • Dimension: 218 x 180 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
  • Excellent map of Hudson Bay, Baffin Bay, part of Greenland, Labrador and Northern Canada. From “Atlante Novissimo, illustrato ed accresciuto sulle osservazioni, e scoperte fatte dai piu’ celebri e piu’ recenti cartografi” by Antonio Zatta published in Venice in 1779. Very good condition with nice and decorative original colours. [cod.1092/15]

    • Author: ZATTA Antonio
    • Year: 1779
    • Dimension: 300 x 405 mm
    • Place of publication: Venice
  • Detailed map of Newfoundland and Cap Breton Island, along with neighboring Islands, including St. Pierre Michelon. From “Atlante Novissimo, illustrato ed accresciuto sulle osservazioni, e scoperte fatte dai piu’ celebri e piu’ recenti cartografi” by Antonio Zatta published in Venice in 1779. Very good condition with nice and decorative original colours. [cod.1170/15]

    • Author: ZATTA Antonio
    • Year: 1779
    • Dimension: 420 x 315 mm
    • Place of publication: Venice
  • Interesting map of the USA showing in great detail of towns, cities and rivers. Engraved on copper by Glot. From the scarce “Atlas Portatif, contenant la G‚ographie Universelle Ancienne et Moderne” by Eustache Herisson published in Paris in 1809 at Desray.

    • Author: HERISSON Eustache
    • Year: 1809
    • Dimension: 225 x 190 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
  • A fine map of North America with a lovely detailed depiction of the East Coast. A large lake is shown in present day Idaho. The interesting map was engraved with great care by James Barlow. Published in London in 1807.

    • Author: George Kearsley, James Barlow
    • Dimension: 18 x 21,5 cm
    • Place of publication: London
    • Year: 1807
  • Lovely pictorial map of the United States featuring information about the varied backgrounds of the citizens and the industries in different parts of the country. The very decorative promotional map issued for the Brussels Universal Exhibition of 1958 shown on America as a multi-national, multi-cultural nation. The map is covered with pictorial images of historical sites and Americans working and playing. Labels on each state show the principal national origins of the residents, for example, Danish, Dutch and German in South Dakota. Across the top are eight figures in stereotypical native clothing (kilt, sombrero, wooden shoes). Puerto Rico, Hawaii, and Alaska are shown as territories. At Bottom left the author’s signature. This map was issued as a folded map and it retains its folds.

    • Author: Mary Ronin
    • Dimension: 49 x 69 cm
    • Year: 1958
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    Una delle più rare e ambite rappresentazioni pittoriche di New York! Questa iconica e grande veduta prospettica di New York City fu disegnata nel 1950 da Nils Hansell, all’epoca alle dipendenze di IBM come direttore del Journal of Research and Development e pubblicata dallo stesso Hansell presso la litografia Lutz & Sheinkman. La mappa è un vortice di colorate e vivaci immagini che descrivono gli edifici, le attività produttive e di intrattenimento della città americana.…

    • Author: Nils Hansell
    • Dimension: 84 x 64 cm
    • Place of publication: North Stonington (Connecticut)
    • Year: 1950