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A Fine World Map with Voyage Routes

World. SCHERER, Heinrich. [Munich, 1700]
Navigationes Praecipuae Europaeorum Ad Exteras Nationes.
8 ¾ x 13 ½ inches.
Fine hand color; excellent condition.

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A Rare Cartographic Presentation of the Buddhist World View

World Map/ Buddhism. Zuda RŌKASHI (Priest Hōtan) [Kyōto, c. 1710-30]
Nansen Bushu Bankoku Shōka No Zu. (“Outline Map of all the Countries of the Universe”).
45 x 57 ½ inches.
Period wash color; nine woodblock sheets joined and mounted on later paper, edged with silk; excellent condition. Mounted in a dark wood-framed shadow box:

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Magnificent, English, Large-Scale World
Notable for Northwest Passage & Texas Information New to this Edition

World Map/ Voyages/ Northwest Passage/ Republic of Texas. HENRY TEESDALE & CO. (Publisher)/ DOWER, John [London, 1841]
A New Chart of the World On Mercator's Projection With The Track Of The Most Celebrated & Recent Navigators... .

Folding map consisting of two large sheets, each 49 x 37 1/2 inches. Dissected & folding to c. 14 1/2 x 9 1/2-inch; each mounted on linen & edged with green silk, as issued. Full, vibrant hand color of the period; bit of wrinkling, a few faint stains, else fine condition.

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Americans Learn about the World & Their Place in It

World. PHELPS, H./ ENSIGN & THAYER (publishers) [New York, 1847]
The World At One View.
21 3/8 x 29 inches
Lithograph with fine period color. Mounted on rice paper, mended edge splits, reinforced long crease at lower right that had partially separated, overall very good.

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Well Preserved, Victorian Geographic Puzzle of the World

Puzzle/ World Map. PEACOCK, W./ GALL & INGLIS [London, c. 1880]
Superior Dissected Maps by W. Peacock The World.

68-piece puzzle of the world, paper on balsa wood; in original cherry box (7 1/4 x 9 1/4 x 2 1/4 inches) with sliding top cover, on which is colorful lithographed title; with puzzle map also printed separately in heavy paper. Light foxing & wear to puzzle pieces; box very good, slight wear & scuffing to top with early owner's signature; map on paper very good; near excellent overall.

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