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Rare maps of North America

Rare old maps of North America for sale. Clive A. Burden Ltd. offer a selection of antique maps, sea charts, plans and travel books relating to the North America. All our historic items are authentic, genuine maps, charts etc. which date from the earliest map of North America, printed in 1511 through the mid-nineteenth century. Many include firsts and the results of important explorations in the English colonies, Canada, the Mississippi Valley and the West. Regions of significant interest include the Northeast, mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Great Lakes, Texas and California as an island.

39 rare maps matched your search criteria.
BLOME, Richard
Printed by T. Milbourn, and sold by J. Williams Junior, in Cross-Keys-Court, in Little-Brittain, London, 1672
A Description of the Island of Jamaica; With the other Isles and Territories in America, to which the English are Related ...A Description of the Island of Jamaica; With the other Isles and Territories in America, to which the English are Related ...A Description of the Island of Jamaica; With the other Isles and Territories in America, to which the English are Related ...A Description of the Island of Jamaica; With the other Isles and Territories in America, to which the English are Related ...A Description of the Island of Jamaica; With the other Isles and Territories in America, to which the English are Related ...A Description of the Island of Jamaica; With the other Isles and Territories in America, to which the English are Related ...
Octavo (150 x 95 mm.), full contemporary calf, blind panelled, rebacked with blind ruled compartments, red calf gilt title label, original endpapers. With typographic title page, dedication to Charles II, Preface, pp. (8), 192, with three folding maps, in excellent condition.
Stock number: 10277
$ 25,000
   

CATESBY, Mark
London, c.1743
A Map of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands with Adjacent Parts
440 x 600 mm., with lovely full early colour.
Stock number: 9460
$ 27,500
   

AITKEN, Robert
R. Aitkin ... opposite the London Coffee-House, Front-Street, Philadelphia, Late July/ early August 1776
The Pennsylvania Magazine: or, American Monthly Museum. For July 1776.The Pennsylvania Magazine: or, American Monthly Museum. For July 1776.The Pennsylvania Magazine: or, American Monthly Museum. For July 1776.The Pennsylvania Magazine: or, American Monthly Museum. For July 1776.
Octavo (220 x 140 mm.), uncut, with the extremely rare original wrappers chipped and professionally repaired, wood-engraved title page vignettes, pp. (4), 301-344, printed in two columns to a page, toned as usual otherwise in good condition.
Stock number: 9674
$ 39,500
   

DE FER, Nicolas
A Paris dans l'!sle sur Ie Quay de l'Orloge a la Sphere Royale avec Prive. Du Roy 1715, Paris, 1715
La Riviere de Missisipi, et ses Environs, dans l'Amerique Septentrionale. Mis a jour par N. de Fer, Geographe de sa Majeste Catolique 1715<br/>
465 x 640 mm., in full early wash colour, faint water stain lower centrefold, otherwise in excellent condition.
Stock number: 9768
$ 49,500
   

McKENNEY, Thomas Loraine and HALL, James
Frederick W. Greenough, 23 Minor Street [vol. 1]; Daniel Rice and James G. Clark, 132 Arch Street [vols. 2 & 3], Philadelphia, 1838-42-44
History of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Embellished with one hundred and twenty portraits, from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, at WashingtonHistory of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Embellished with one hundred and twenty portraits, from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, at WashingtonHistory of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Embellished with one hundred and twenty portraits, from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, at WashingtonHistory of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Embellished with one hundred and twenty portraits, from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, at WashingtonHistory of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Embellished with one hundred and twenty portraits, from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, at WashingtonHistory of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Embellished with one hundred and twenty portraits, from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, at WashingtonHistory of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Embellished with one hundred and twenty portraits, from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, at WashingtonHistory of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Embellished with one hundred and twenty portraits, from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, at WashingtonHistory of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Embellished with one hundred and twenty portraits, from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, at WashingtonHistory of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Embellished with one hundred and twenty portraits, from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, at WashingtonHistory of the Indian Tribes of North America, with Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs. Embellished with one hundred and twenty portraits, from the Indian Gallery in the Department of War, at Washington
Folio, three volumes (490 x 355 mm. each), bound to style in half red morocco over red moire cloth covered boards, gilt ruled, spines with gilt ruled raised bands in six compartments, each gilt panelled, gilt lettered in the second and fourth, gilt volume dates to base of each spine, marbled endpapers. With typographic title page to each volume, pp. [2], 4, 206; [2], 237; [4], 196, [2], with 120 hand-coloured lithographic plates after Karl Bodmer, Charles Bird King, James Otto Lewis, P. Rhindesbacher and R. M. Sully, drawn on stone by A. Newsam, A. Hoffy, Ralph Trembley, Henry Dacre and others, printed and coloured by J. T. Bowen and others, comprising 117 portraits and 3 scenic frontispieces after Rindisbacher, 1 leaf containing 2 lithographic maps and a table and 17 pages of facsimile signatures of subscribers. Light foxing to volume 1 as usual, offsetting to plates as usual, with some waterstaining to beginning of volume 2 affecting the first plate and volume 3 affecting first 5 plates, otherwise in good condition.
Stock number: 9761
$ 69,500
   

DE VAUGONDY, Didier Robert
Paris, 1772
Carte des Parties Nord et Est de l'Asie qui Comprend les Cotes de la Russie Asiatique le Kamschatka, le Iesso, et les Isles du Japon Dressee en 1764 par M*** ...
320 x 375 mm., in good condition.
Stock number: 5192
£ 150
   

WELLS, Edward
London, 1700-[c.05]
A New Map of the most Considerable Plantations of the English in America
350 x 480 mm., in recent wash colour and good condition.
Stock number: 7988
$ 2,950
   

BLOME, Richard
Chez Abraham Wolfgang, pres la Bourse, Amsterdam, 1688
L'Amerique Angloise, ou description des isles terres du roi D'Angleterre, dans L'AmeriqueL'Amerique Angloise, ou description des isles terres du roi D'Angleterre, dans L'AmeriqueL'Amerique Angloise, ou description des isles terres du roi D'Angleterre, dans L'AmeriqueL'Amerique Angloise, ou description des isles terres du roi D'Angleterre, dans L'AmeriqueL'Amerique Angloise, ou description des isles terres du roi D'Angleterre, dans L'AmeriqueL'Amerique Angloise, ou description des isles terres du roi D'Angleterre, dans L'AmeriqueL'Amerique Angloise, ou description des isles terres du roi D'Angleterre, dans L'Amerique
Duodecimo (150 x 85 mm.), full contemporary calf, blind panelled, with ribbed spine, very ornate gilt decoration to compartments, gilt title, gilt slightly worn. With typographic title page, pp. [4], 331, [1], p. 236 erroneously numbered 136, with 7 folding maps, otherwise in excellent condition.
Stock number: 9894
$ 4,950
   

WHITE, John
Theodore de Bry, Frankfurt, 1590
Americæ pars, Nunc Virginia dicta, primum ab Anglis inventa sumtibus Dn. Walteri Raleigh Equestris ordinis Viri Anno Dni.M.D LXXXV
305 x 415 mm., with good margins in good condition.
Stock number: 8221
$ 19,500
   

THACKARAY, John & VALLANCE, James
Philadelphia, 1792
Plan of the City of Washington
220 x 265 mm., uncut, in very good condition.
Stock number: 8229
$ 25,000
   

LONGWORTH, David
Drawn and Engrav'd for D. Longworth Map & Print Seller No.66 Nassau Street, New York, c.1796-[c.98]
Plan of the City of New York
410 x 555 mm., with light offsetting, good margins, uncut, with manuscript title to the verso, in good condition.
Stock number: 9726
$ 37,500
   

ANONYMOUS
(Printed by Samuel Loudon, No. 5, Water-Street, between the Coffee-House and Old Slip), New York, 24 November 1783
(Order of Procession)
270 x 155 mm., professionally lined with tissue, with loss of the last five lines and imprint, otherwise in good condition.
Stock number: 9727
$ 49,500
   

ALEXANDER, Sir William
London, 1624
(No title)
250 x 340 mm., with wide margins, with some repair to double folds as might be expected, light fold along the centre, otherwise in good condition.
Stock number: 9881
$ 15,000
   

THOMSON, John
Edinburgh, 1814
Spanish North America
510 x 620 mm., early wash colour, a rare unfolded example in good condition.
Stock number: 5379
$ 550
   

MALLET, Alain Manesson
Paris, 1683
Novveav Mexique et Californie
145 x 100 mm, in good condition.
Stock number: 4573
$ 475
   

DE BRY, Theodore - LE MOYNE, Francois
Frankfurt, 1591
Floridae Americae Provinciae Recens & exactissima descriptio Auctorè Iacobo le Moÿne cui co= gnomen de Morgues, Qui Laud= nierum, Altera Gallorum in eam Prouinciam Nauigatione comitat ...
370 x 460 mm., with some professional repair to the double folds as usual, with good margins on three sides, the top cut close just affecting upper right where some facsimile of the neat line exists, otherwise in good condition.
Stock number: 8222
$ 13,500
   

LE ROUGE, George Louis
Chez Le Rouge Jngr Georgraphe Du Roi Rue Des Grandes Augustins, Paris, 1777
Virginie, Maryland en 2 feuilles par Fry et Jefferson Traduit, Corrige, Augmente a Paris
760 x 1050 mm., two sheets joined as one, in fine early outline colour, printed on strong paper, light toning to joint of two sheets as often the case, otherwise in good condition.
Stock number: 8849
$ 9,500
   

LONDON MAGAZINE
London, 1765
A New and Accurate Map of East and West Florida, Drawn from the Best Authorities
180 x 220 mm., in fine condition.
Stock number: 3993
$ 450
   

LONDON MAGAZINE
London, 1764
A New Map of the North East Coast of Asia, and North West Coast of America, with the Late Russian Discoveries
170 x 230 mm., modern wash colour, in fine condition.
Stock number: 3996
$ 225
   

[PRINCE, Thomas]
Printed by S. Kneeland and T. Green for D. Hencilman at the Corner Shop, the South Side of the Town-House & T. Hancock at the Bible and Three Crowns in Ann-Street, Boston, 1732
The Vade Mecum for America: Or a Companion for Traders and Travellers: Containing...The Vade Mecum for America: Or a Companion for Traders and Travellers: Containing...The Vade Mecum for America: Or a Companion for Traders and Travellers: Containing...The Vade Mecum for America: Or a Companion for Traders and Travellers: Containing...
Tall 16mo (180 x 75 mm.), full contemporary calf, blind panelled, rebacked preserving original spine with blind ruled compartments. [2], vi, 220 pp., later endpapers, some occasional light foxing otherwise in good condition.
Stock number: 8909
$ 2,950
   

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