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Martayan Lan
Fine Antique Maps, Atlases and Globes

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

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A Finely Engraved, American Surveying Compass

Surveyor's Compass. MEGARY, A. [New York, early 19th C.]
Magary New York.
5 ¾ x 11 ½ x 2 ¾ inches
Lacquered brass compass with 4 ½ -inch silvered dial with engraved floral center & fleur-d-lis representing north, engraved in script "Magary New York." Blue-steeled needle, outer divided scale. In original customized, mahogany box

A Very Rare & Important Wall Map of New York City
Appearing in the Year of the Consolidation of the Five Boroughs

New York City. HYDE & CO. [Brooklyn, 1898]
Map of the City of New York, the Imperial City of the New World, embracing the entire city limits. Based upon official surveys… .
67 x 81 ¼ inches
Four joined sheets, mounted on linen as issued, together 67 x 81 ¼ inches. Lithograph with bright period color; occasional abrasion, light water staining at top right; soiling toward bottom, a few closed splits in margins, else a bright, excellent example, especially for its size.

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Mapping Brooklyn's Coming of Age as a Major City

Brooklyn, NY . A. BROWN (publisher)/ BISHOP, William G. [New York, 1869]
Map Of The City Of Brooklyn 1869.
17 ¾ x 22 ½ inches
Lithograph with hand color; lightly toned, ex-folding map here expertly mounted on rice paper with margins extended, outer border largely reinstated by hand, still very good overall.

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The Earliest Printed Charts of Long Island Sound,
& the Hudson & Connecticut Rivers

New York/ Long Island/ Connecticut.. VAN KEULEN, J. [Amsterdam, 1687/1695]
Pas-Kaart Vande Zee Kusten van Niew Nederland...
20 ¼ x 22 inches.
Fine original color with gold highlights; fine condition.

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An Exercise in Cartography by a Future Artist of Note

United States/ Education/ Folk Art. AINSWORTH, William Fiske [Massachusetts, c. 1823]
A Map Of The United States. .
20 x 26 inches.
Pen & ink & watercolors on paper; expertly conserved & mounted on new linen with original dowels; original linen backing with artist's signature detached & separate; age-toned, mended cracks, some mended marginal chipping, still very good for this type.

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A Superb Work by a Master Mapmaker

Carolinas/ Southeast.. BLAEU, W. [Amsterdam, 1640/ 1663]
Virginiae partis australis, et Floridae . . .
15 x 19 ¾ inches.
Fine hand color; excellent condition.

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A Highly Detailed, Very Scarce Map of Florida

Florida. G.W. & C.B. COLTON & CO. [New York, 1880/ 1884]
Colton's New Sectional Map Of The Eastern Portion Of Florida….
30 ¼ x 23 5/8 inches
Lithographed folding with original outline color in original cloth covers; map excellent of this kind with very slight fold wear.

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