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ID Number: 16
Atlantic & Caribbean
Coronelli. Vincenzo
1690
$1700.
An outstanding map by one of the greatest cartographers of all time. This map shows the entire North Atlantic with the coasts of Europe, Africa, North ans South America.

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ID Number: 24
United States with Texas Republic
Duvontenay, T.H.
1843
$275.
This map features an independent Texas in the heart shaped configuration. The western US is divided into districts; Oregon, Mandanes, Osage, Ozark, Sioux, Huron. The northwest boundary extends into British Columbia.

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ID Number: 29
United States
Johnson & Ward
1864
$350.
This is an uncommon variation of a familiar map. This 1864 edition is the first printed map to show Wyoming, four years before it became a territory. "Wyoming" is hand stamped onto the map whereas all the other territorial names are printed.

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ID Number: 48
United States
Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, Stanford
1864
$160.
This map was a response by missionaries in England to the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (SDUK). The borders of the states are nearly what they are now, with the exception of Wyoming, which is part of Dakota. An unusual piece.

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ID Number: 49
United States
Mitchell, S.A.
1852
$550.
This map is dated 1850 but is probably from the 1852 version of Mitchell's atlas. Many trails and Indian tribes are shown throughout the west. Insets are of the California Gold Region and Washington DC.

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ID Number: 69
North America
Powell, John Wesley US Bureau of Ethnology
1890
$275.
Among his many accomplishments, John Wesley Powell was a respected ethnologist and was head of the US Bureau of Ethnology. This map illustrates his study of language groups amongst the American Indians. Though much of Powell's work was discredited later as overly simplified, this was a pioneering effort. A very interesting piece. Lithograph, full printed color.

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ID Number: 84
United States Geology
Hitchcock, C.H. and Blake, W.P.
1873
$350.
This large and impressive map of US geology was prepared as a part of a report by Rossiter W. Raymond, US Commissioner of Mining Statistics. The detail is remarkable, almost certainly more complete than the knowledge of the day could justify.

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ID Number: 96
Central & Eastern U.S.
De Lisle, Guilliame - Buache, Philipe
1745
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This is one of the most important maps in the history of the US west, it was copied and imitated for many years. The map was first published in Paris in 1718 by the most prominent mapmaker of his day, Guilliame De Lisle. During the 1730s, an undated copy was produced by Covens & Mortier in Amsterdam. This map was produced in Paris by Phillipe Buache, the son in law of De Lisle. It is dated 1745. Among the many distinctions of this map, it is the first to use any form of the name Texas, "Mission de los Teijas", on the Trinity River. A cornerstone map.

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ID Number: 140
Smith's School Atlas
Smith, R.C.
1839
$475.
This school atlas contains 13 single page and 5 double page hand colored maps. The map of the US shows an independent Texas extending into present day Colorado. The rest of the west is occupied by Nebraska, Oregon, and Indian Territory. An inset of Mexico shows the rest of the west. The other maps are of US regions and foreign countries.

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ID Number: 142
North American Indians
Society of Friends
1844
$800.
This map was produced to accompany a report by the Quakers, or Society of Friends and is focused on the location of various Indian tribes in the US and Canada. James Bowden is listed in the lower left corner as the compiler of the map. Texas is shown as a republic. The northwest boundary between the US and British possessions is undefined. The location of as many as one hundred different tribes is shown. A table in the lower right gives estimates of the population of over 50 tribes.

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ID Number: 151
North America
Brion de la Tour, Louis
1766
$535.
A very attractive map of North America from central Mexico to an undefined northern coast. Nouvelle Albion and Quivira are shown. The River of the West flows from Lake Winipigue to the Oregon coast.

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ID Number: 155
United States
Colton, J.H.
1857
$525.
This map of the US at a very important period in the development of the west is dated 1855, but is from an 1857 atlas. Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, New Mexico, and Utah are all shown in their largest configuration.

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ID Number: 157
United States with Colona Territory
Johnson & Browning
1859
$1125.
The most distinctive feature of this map is the rarely seen depiction of the proposed territory of Colona, which occupies most of eastern Colorado and Wyoming. Nevada is colored separately, but is still part of Utah. Washington is in the large L shape. Arizona is shown in a horizontal configuration.

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