Manuscript sketch of Railways
Manuscript sketch of Railways,
Existing and planned, brown ink on paper
Drawing: 28x28 cm
Paper with J Whatman 1880 watermark
Paper stamped in purple ink:
ADMINISTRATION of AMERICAN RAILROAD SECURITIES
Directors Wertheim & Gompertz, Westendorp & Co, F W Orwel
Railway map sketched on paper in pencil and then drawn in brown ink. Handcoloured red existing lines, blue planned lines. Area covered: west of Chicago up to Omaha and North to South between St Paul and Kansas City
Author probably Dutch , Michigan Meer (= lake in Dutch). Wertheim and Gompertz ...
Snow & Co, (1849) 1880 - Reps 340 - chromolitho 32,5x80,5 cm
San Francisco, looking from Rincon point towards telegraph hills, showing the port city and trading post with 42 ships in the harbour. Only for stores and just one hotel. Firks was the first to show San Francisco after the goldrush started in 1848.
Province of New York and New Jersey
One big map in two sheets
Mare del Zur
(1675) 1745 - Later colour. (McLaughlin 59-3)
Showing California as an island and the Pacific Ocean from the westcoast of America up to Japan.
Carte de la Louisiane et du Cours du Mississipi
45x60,5cm - original colour - excellent condition
Nice full colour map depicting Louisiana and the course of the Mississipi
48x59cm - original colour - only very slightly browned, else excellent condition
This map was drawn and edited in Amsterdam on the observations of the members of the Royal Academy of Sciences e.a. as depicted by De l'Isle, showing the eastcoast of the Americas from Baffins Bay to the northern coastline of South America.
Recens Edita Novi Belgii... (New York)
ca. 1730. Second state (Tooley 291).
Full contemporary colour. Inset view of New York. Large cartouche in B/W as issued.
Paskaart van de Grand Banq (Canada)
1716. Zeefakkel Part IV.
Detailed chart of the Great Bank in front of Newfoundland, important as fishing grounds.
(1641) 1653 - 2nd State - Spanish text on verso - later colour - small repair (15cm) of split in the folding, without loss. Clear print on strong paper. (Burden # 245)
All over nice copy of this map, showing California as an island.