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[Map] "City Of Lawrence," from Atlas of Douglas Co. Kansas. [Five Map Sheets, Comprising Pages 23-38 ONLY]
1 [Map] "City Of Lawrence," from Atlas of Douglas Co. Kansas. [Five Map Sheets, Comprising Pages 23-38 ONLY]
New York F. W. Beers 1873 First Edition Disbound Fair No Dust Jacket Map Folio 
Five sheets ONLY, disbound from a damaged and incomplete 1873 "Atlas of Douglas Co. Kansas." This Lawrence section is complete on the five sheets (pp: 23-38). One map is a single page, and the other four are double pages with at least one side folding. Each is approx. 15 inches in height. Moderate edge wear, with a couple tears entering the border along the upper edge of the last sheet. These last tears are roughly closed along about one inch of the folds, though there is also a little paper loss just a little lower on one fold. The first maps sheet also shows a couple small spots of paper loss along one fold. Overall, however, the images are intact and clear. At the time of this listing, WorldCat shows only seven copies and there are not auction records for this atlas. 
Price: 1500.00 USD
 
 
2 Colby, Charles [Map] "Kansas and Nebraska" from The Diamond Atlas
New York Samuel N. Gaston 1857 Soft Cover Near Fine No Jacket Map 
Single leaf map from The Diamond Atlas, measuring approx. 5 x 6 inches. Early configuration of Kansas counties, including Davis, Wise, Hester, Breckenridge, Richardson, Calhoun, Weller, Dorn, and other long lost county names, as well as variations in the layout of the counties of Nebraska. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
[Map]  "Manasseh Ramus Faecundus, Ramus Faecundus Juxta Fontem" from A Pisgah-Sight of Palestine, Fuller, Thomas
3 Fuller, Thomas [Map] "Manasseh Ramus Faecundus, Ramus Faecundus Juxta Fontem" from A Pisgah-Sight of Palestine
London Thomas Fuller 1650 First Edition Disbound Near Fine No Dust Jacket Map 
13 x 11 inch map, hand-colored steel engraved map showing the region just east of the River Jordan and the Sea of Galilee. The map was engraved by Robert Vaughan. Focus of this map in on the Tribe of Manasseh and the region of Gilead. To the west is the Tribe of Nepthali and the south is the Tribe of Gad. Bashan is seen near the center of the map, which is n ow known as the Golan Heights. Numerous images cover the map, including the typical mountains and forests, as well as many Biblical images. The title cartouche includes the emblem of the Tribe of Manasseh. A separate cartouche dedicates the map to Richardo Pigot who was its' financial sponsor. Thomas Full (1608-1661) was an English clergyman and scholar who wrote extensively about the history and geography of The Holy Land. Lacking the full funding necessary for publication of his works, Fuller would seek sponsorships and publish his books in parts. Each part would be dedicated to the sponsor on a map, as seen in this example. This map remains in near fine condition. The original hand coloring is contemporary to its publication and is still bright and vibrant. The paper shows a few very light wrinkles likely due to humidity exposure over its lifetime. 
Price: 300.00 USD
 
 
[Map]  "Germaniae Nationis Descriptio," from Cosmographia Universalis (1559, Latin), Munster, Sebastian
4 Munster, Sebastian [Map] "Germaniae Nationis Descriptio," from Cosmographia Universalis (1559, Latin)
Basel (Switzerland) 1559 N/A Very Good+ No Jacket Map 
Early reprint of this immensely popular geography first published in 1544. Hand colored woodblock map measuring approx. 15 x 12 inches (approx. 38 x 30 cm) with good margins, and title printed in upper margin. North is oriented to the bottom of the map. The region shown ranges from the Baltic and North Seas on the north, to Austria and Croatia on the South. Bohemia is seen at the heart of the map, enclosed by a forest of trees with Praga (Prague) and Dachaw (Dachau) enclosed. To the west is the Burgundy region of France, and to the east the western edge of Poland. The bow of a Nordic boat is seen in the North Sea, powered by oarsmen. Numerous place names, forests, mountains, and rivers. Strong impression with good contemporary coloring. There are a couple of pin holes, and a small hole just above the title in the margin has previously been professionally repaired. Very slight handling and very slight smudges at edges of margins. A previous sellers penciled notes remain in the lower blank corner of the maps verso. Sebastian Münster (1488 - 1552) was a German cartographer and cosmographer. His first geographic works were "Germania Descriptio" (1530) and "Mappa Europae" (1536), and in 1540 a Latin edition of Ptolemy's Geographia. His Cosmographia was first published in 1844, and being one of the most popular books of the 16th century, went through at least 24 editions, over the following 100 years. 
Price: 350.00 USD
 
 
5 Seutter, Matthaus [Map] "Diversi Globi Terr-Aquei Statione Variante et Visu Intercedente, Per Coluros Tropicorum Per Ambos Polos et Particul, Sphaerae Zenith in Planum Deleati Orthographici Prospectus" from Atlas Minor…
Augsburg Georg Matthaus Seutter 1744 Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket Map 4to 
Highly decorative map of the hemispheres. Steel engraving with hand coloring. 10 ¼ x 8 inches, on slightly larger leaf. California is shown as an Island. Strong impression on hand laid paper with water-mark. Top edge trimmed close to boarder. Smudges and some darkening near edges and lightly scattered through image. Good, contemporary coloring. 
Price: 800.00 USD
 


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