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June 2017
Martayan Lan
Fine Antique Maps, Atlases and Globes

70 East 55th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Gallery Hours: Monday Through Friday, 9:30-6:00
Saturdays and evenings by appointment.

Any of these maps may be purchased directly via our website, but if you have any questions about these or any other items in our stock, please feel free to call.

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An Important Beauty of Australian Cartography

Australia/ Adelaide/ Napoleon. FREYCINET, M. L. [Paris, 1811]
Carte Generale de la Terre Napoleon (a la Nouvelle Hollande)... par M.L. Freycinet an 1808. .
19 x 29 1/2 inches;
A fine example.

Rare Cook County Wall Map
Showing Pre-Fire Chicago in Exceptional Detail

Cook County, IL/ Chicago. FLOWER, W. L./ S. H. BURNHAMS & J. VAN VECHTEN (publishers [Chicago, 1862]
Map Of Cook County Illinois.
67 ¾ x 61 ¾ inches
Lithograph with period hand color, refreshed; expertly conserved & mounted on new linen, wood dowel at top; staining & some losses primarily along top portion, otherwise some of usual splitting & abrasion but overall nicely preserved; very good.

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The Template for the Modern World Map
In a Beautiful Example

Ptolemaic World.. FRIES, L./ WALDSEEMULLER, M./ PTOLEMY, C. [Strasbourg, 1525]
12 x 18 inches.
Superb hand color; upper margin extended, mend to lower centerfold well outside printed image, else excellent.

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The Arctic Boldly Evoked

Arctic/ Canada/ Northern Europe.. CORONELLI, V. [Venice, 1695]
Polo Settentrionale, o Boreale et Artico. .
Diameter 15 inches.
Fine condition.

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Lovely Guide to Tarpon Fishing in Florida

Florida/ Angling/ Railroad History. PINCKNEY, Frank S. [New York, 1889]
The Tarpon Or 'Silver King.' It's [sic] History And the Method Of Capture. .
8vo. (6 ¼ x 6 inches).
). Gold & silver stamped on cloth over heavy boards, minor soiling & wear; 66 pp plus advertisements, two illustrations of fishing paraphernalia. With a large folding lithographed map with hand color: "Correct Map of Florida Showing the Jacksonville Tampa and Key West System And Connections…1889" 27 x 15 ½ inches; repaired tears at mount else excellent. Overall a clean, very attractive copy.

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Mint Example of a Scarce, Updated Edition of Nolli's Rome

Rome. BENEDETTI, Ignacio/ NOLLI, G. B. [Rome, 1773]
La Topografia Di roma Di Giobattanoli Dalia Maggiore...
18 x 26 3/4 inches.
Fine condition.

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The Earliest Acquirable Modern Map of Europe

Europe.. MUNSTER, S. [Basel, c. 1550]
Europa das ein drittheil der Erden/ nach gelegenheit unsern zeiten.
10 ½ x 13 ½ inches.
Old color; marginal staining, some pinholes at centerfold, else excellent.

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A Superb Example with Rich Original Color

Asia. ORTELIUS, A. [Antwerp, 1575/ 1592]
Asiae Nova Descriptio.
14 5/8 x 19 3/8 inches.
Fine original color; fine condition.

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The Geographic Source of Dutch Wealth

Indochina/ Malaysia/ Indonesia/ Philippines/ Spice Islands. MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J. [Amsterdam, 1613]
Insulae Indiae Orientalis...

Fine hand color; lightly toned else excellent condition.

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