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Biblio is proud to not just sell rare and antique books, but to also sell rare and antique maps and atlases. You can find a diverse selection of rare maps and atlases in the Biblio Rare Book Room, and many of them include astounding illustrations and detailed notes. Be sure to browse the rare maps and atlases section of the Biblio Rare Book Room to find a special book or map that just might add considerable value to your rare and antique book collection.

[World Map, Bible]: A Map of all the Earth and how after the Flood it was divided among the Sons of Noah by Moxon, Joseph

Amsterdam: Visscher, Nicholas (Nicolaus), 1685. Very good, early color (perhaps some recent enhancement), few tiny worm holes, minor restoration at lower right (no image loss) and flattened center fold. Minmial browning margins. The date is approximate. …

From The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books


Atlas-i Cedid (the modern Atlas) with the text, Ucalet ul Cografiya. 2 vols. by Mahmud Raif Pasha

The Text volume printed in 1218 H-1803 AD by Abd ur Rahman el Muderris in Uskudar. 79 ff in hard cover binding with gilt Tughra of the Sultan Abdul Hamid II. and the second volume in full leather binding tooled in gold, contains 24 maps (of 25) lacking th…

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cihannuma (mirror of the world) complete copy with all of the maps, contemporary hand-colored by KATIB CELEBI (Mustafa ibn Abd Allah, aka Haci Halife, 1609-1657)

with 40 contemporary hand-colored maps complete. corners of the first 4p. repaired with missing of few words from the preface. otherwise, fine copy in modern fine Ottoman style binding lavishly gilt in gold. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION OF THE JIHANNUMA. Plann…

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(Map of Holy Land- Canaan): Canaan by Speed (Speede), John

London: Christopher Browne (at the Globe near the West End of St. Pauls Church), 1695. Good, hand colored outlines, This is the Christopher Browne imprint (see Roderick M. Barron's description in his catalogue 33 as to the recent discovery of this im…

From The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books


Property Map of Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey, Prepared by Hudson Maxim for the Morris Canal Investigation Commission, November 16, 1912, Compiled from Various Maps and Actual Surveys by P. E. Boomer, C. E. by Maxim, Hudson; & P. E. Boomer

Borough of Hopatcong, New Jersey?, 1912. Near Fine condition. SEE PHOTO. This is a beautiful and very scarce color map of Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey. When unfolded it measures 18" tall by 38" wide. Some folds have been neatly reinforced on t…

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Map of the Mining Claims Butte and Vicinity Montana (1907) by Harper, Macdonald & Co., J.H. Harper, A.B. Hobart, R.H. Lindsay, Jr., Mineral & Land Attorneys & U.S. Mineral Land Surveyors

Map Details:Scale 1"=1,200' written in pencil over printed scale color lithograph dimensions: 37 1/2" x 49" sheet size maroon pocket covers: 8 7/8" x 5 1/8" x 3/4" condition: professional conservation to reattach lifted paper at…

From Original Antique Maps


(City / Town Plan - Toledo, Spain): Toletum by Braun, Georg and Hogenberg, Franz

Braun & Hogenberg, 1598. Near fine, early color, latin edition (applicable text verso). Very decorative town plan of Toledo, Spain from this edition of the famous city atlas. Cherubim, palace, temple all present as separate images. These plans are wel…

From The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books


(Map / Chart- Ottoman, Turkish Empire): Estats De L'Empire Du Grand Seigneur Des Turcs, En Europe, En Asie, et En Afrique, Divise En Touts Ses Beglerbeglicz, Ou Gouvernments by Jaillot, Alexis-Hubert

Paris: H. Jaillot, 1695. VG, heavy paper, hand colored, decorative cartouche, inset of southern mediterranean / Algerian coast. A striking image, after Sanson and copied by several later cartographers. The above date is approximate, although clearly print…

From The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books


Memoirs Of H.R.H. Prince Christopher Of Greece by Prince Christopher of Greece, H.R.H

Memoirs Of H.R.H. Prince Christopher Of Greece (1938, Hurst & Blackett, Ltd.) 1st Edition, 2nd Printing Thus Hurst & Blackett, ltd., 1938. AUTOBIOGRAPHY, PRINCE CHRISTOPHER OF GREECE AND DENMARK. 187 pages, indexed. Used. Good condition/ No DJ Included.…

From Mary Riversong Books


抗美援朝時事學習地圖. [Kang Mei yuan Chao shi shi xue xi di tu]. [Current Affairs Study Map - Resisting US Aggression and Aiding Korea]. by [YA XIN CARTOGRAPHIC STUDY SOCIETY].[亞新地學社]

武昌.[Wuchang].: 亞新地學社.[Ya xin di xue she].. 1st Edition.. August1951.. Large detailed colour Chinese map of Korean War, folded, scale 1:15,000,000, three inset maps on corners, illustrated legend showing agr…

From Asia Bookroom


cihannuma or Jihannuma (Mirror of the world) by KATIB CELEBI (Mustafa ibn Abd Allah, aka Haci Halife, 1609-1657)

FIrst page of the preface and last page of the index are facsimiles, else; complete with 39 original maps and shapes, mint condition and wide complete margins. 698pp of Ottoman Turkish text, printed by Ibrahim Muteferrika in 1145 AH. - 1732 AD. In contemp…

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History of the Consulate and the Empire of France Under Napoleon by M. Adolphe Thiers

Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Fine. First Edition. Printer: Henry Colburn, London, 1845. Twenty volumes bound in ten. 1845-1862. Translated by D. Forbes Campbell. The only Authorized Edition. Finely bound in 1/2 red calf, elaborately gilt decorated spi…

From River House Books


Lithograph Wall Chart] Structural Differential by Korzybski, Alfred (1879-1950)

New York: Rand McNally & Co. , 1949. RARE lithograph wall chart for the device called the "Structural Differential" which Alfred Korzybski patented in 1925 as a means to aid in visualizing the process he called "abstracting". This …

From Dale Steffey Books, ABAA


Published by the Milwaukee Sentinel Commemorating Its One Hundredth Anniversary June 27, 1937 by Copyright 1932 by Erwin F. Bahlmann and Artist Nina S. Bahlman

Map Details and Condition: color lithograph by Litho in U.S.A. dimensions: 24" x 28.5 " print, 26 1/4" x 30" sheet size condition: professionally removed from wood backing and restored, deeply toned paper, some surface damage to paper, repaired vertica…

From Original Antique Maps


(Celestial chart, lunar orbits and eclipses): Theoria Lunae, Eius Motum Per Eccentricum Et Epicyclum Demonstrans by Valk, Gerard and Schenk, Petrus [Cellarius, Andreas]

Amsterdam: Schenk and Valk, 1708. Very good, minimal foxing, early color (with more recent enhancement) copperplate from this 1708 (original version published in 1660 by Jansson) Schenk/Valk issue of (Andreas Cellarius') "Harmonia Macrocosmica Se…

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