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ID Number: 11
Americas
Janvier
1762
$625.
This map covers all of the Americas and most of the Atlantic and Pacific. The most remarkable feature is the large "Mer ou Baye d L'Ouest" and very speculative geography in the northwest. There is a hint of New Zealand among many islands shown.

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ID Number: 19
Americas
Santini, Francois
1784
$900.
This Venetian edition by Santini is copied from an earlier map by Janvier. Sparse outline color. Beautiful cartouche. The most striking feature on this map is the large Sea of the West that extends off the edge of the map.

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ID Number: 25
Santa Barbara, California
U.S. Coast Survey
1853
$125.
Map shows the area around Santa Barbara, on shore and off. Depths are shown along the shore line. In the lower left is the sailing view of the coast.

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ID Number: 36
Pacific Northwest
Mitchell, S.A.
1863
$175.
Washington and Oregon are shown with their current borders and early county development. Idaho occupies all of the eastern half of the map.

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ID Number: 37
Pacific Northwest
Johnson & Ward
1862
$175.
Washington Territory is in a large L-shaped configuration with Nebraska to the east. The emigrant road from South Pass and General Stevens' northern route are shown. The location of several Indian tribes are noted.

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ID Number: 43
Americas
Lattre
1770ca
$185.
The most remarkable feature of this map is a large Sea of the West and the Archipel Slazare near the ill defined strait leading to a possible northwest passage. The Pacific is sprinkled with possible islands.

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ID Number: 58
Western North America
Greenhow, Robert Ringold, George
1844
$575.
This map was issued in Robert Greenhow's "History of Oregon and California, and the Other Territories on the North-West Coast of America". This map cover a large area, from a line running from east Texas to Hudson Bay, as far west as the Sandwich Islands. The map is very up to date, with information from as late as the first Fremont expedition. The boundary between Oregon and British Possessions is left undefined, as Greenhow was a vocal proponent of US claims to a border at 54 - 40. *** Wheat #481

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ID Number: 60
Mexico, U.S. Southwest
Tegg, Thomas
1820ca
$125.
This map is undated and could have been published any time between the mid 1810s and 1830.The area covered is from present day Nicaragua to northern California. Several fictitious rivers appear in the west.

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ID Number: 77
U.S. Southwest
Johnson & Ward
1862
$525.
Horizontally divided New Mexico and Arizona. Many explorer's routes and established trails are shown, including the US Mail Route (southern), Pony Express, and Emigrant Road.

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ID Number: 83
Mexico, U.S. Southwest
Teesdale, Henry
1841
$375.
This map still shows Texas as part of Mexico, but bears the legend ""The province of Texas acknowledged an independent state by Grt. Britain, Nov. 1840". Several fictitious rivers flow from the Rockies to the Pacific. There are many place names along the California coast.

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ID Number: 87
San Francisco
anon.
1913
$125.
This map was issued in 1913 as a part of an unknown report on the relief effort following the 1906 San Francisco earthquake. It illustrates the burned district, relief camps and offices, hot meal kitchens, and the number of refugees relocated to each district. An interesting and unusual piece. Lithograph, uncolored.

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ID Number: 129
Eastern Asia & Western North America
DeVaugondy, Robert
1772
$265.
The body of the map covers east and north Asia, with four insets of historic concepts of the west coast of North America. This map appeared in Diderot's Encyclopedia.

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ID Number: 130
World
Brion de la Tour, Louis
1786
$425.
This map is a double hemisphere with the diameter of each half at five inches. A large Sea of the West is illustrated. New Holland is shown with a tentative eastern coastline. The central section also contains an ornate floral title cartouche and a banner with a dedication and a date, 1786. The French text side panels are glued on in Brion's familiar style.

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ID Number: 152
West Coast
U.S. Coast Survey Bache, A.D.
1852
$725.
This set of charts of the west coast covers the entire coast from Mexico to Canada. The map has depth information all along the coast as well as views that would be seen as a sailor approaches the various harbors and inlets along the coast. The chart also features detailed sailing directions, latitudes and longitudes for key points, and information on tides. *** Map 1 covers from San Diego to San Francisco. *** Map 2 covers from San Francisco to the Umpquah River. *** Map 3 covers from the Umpquah River to the Canadian border. ***This set is also available uncolored as issued.

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