Antique Maps of North America

Authentic antique and old maps of North America. We offer rare antique maps of the United States of America and Canada. Also maps of the East and West Coast and old maps of Florida, Virginia, Carolina or California are for sale.
  • Benedetto Bordone:  Terra de lavoratore

    Venice, 1528-1565

    Rare and sought-after map of North America by Benedetto Bordone. Shows the North American continent with the northern part of South America. With several settlements and the name Terra de...

    Terra de lavoratore
    1528 - Benedetto Bordone
    12248

    Antique woodcut map of North America. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.

    2 600,00 €
  • Theodor de Bry:  Americae Pars, Nunc Virginia Dicta, Primum ab Anglis Inventa Sumtibus Dn. Walteri Raleigh...

    Theodor de Bry, Frankfurt, 1590

    One of the Most Significant Cartographical Milestones on Colonial North American History.A very fine dark impression of the first printed map of Virginia and the Carolinas. From the first...

    Americae Pars, Nunc Virginia Dicta, Primum ab Anglis Inventa Sumtibus...
    1590 - Theodor de Bry
    11188

    Coloured map of Virginia. Printed in Frankfurt by Theodor de Bry in 1590.

    15 900,00 €
  • Gerard Mercator:  Septentrionalium Terrarum Descriptio

    Henricus Hondius, Amsterdam, 1628

    The First Separate Printed Map of the North Pole and the Arctic Regions.The first printed map devoted exclusively to the Arctic. First published after Gerard Mercator's death (1594) by his...

    Septentrionalium Terrarum Descriptio
    1628 - Gerard Mercator
    12782

    Antique map of the North Pole and the Arctic. Printed in Amsterdam by Jodocus Hondius in 1613.

    4 600,00 €
  • Gerard Mercator:  China

    Johannes Cloppenburch, Amsterdam, 1630-36

    Rare antique map of China by G. Mercator. Shows China with the Great Wall of China, Japan, Korea is still shown as an island and in the northeast with Alaska. From the scarce edition of the...

    China
    1630 - Gerard Mercator
    12594

    Antique map of China. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Cloppenburch in 1630.

    750,00 €
  • Jodocus Hondius:  Hispaniae Novae Nova Descriptio

    H. Hondius, Amsterdam, 1633

    Beautifully coloured antique map of Mexico by the Jodocus Hondius. With a beautiful title cartouche and mileage scales in both Dutch and Spanish miles.The map is densely populated with towns...

    Hispaniae Novae Nova Descriptio
    1633 - Jodocus Hondius
    12867

    Coloured map of Mexico. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius in 1633.

    800,00 €
  • Jodocus Hondius:  Tartaria

    H. Hondius, Amsterdam, 1633

    This beautiful map of the Tartary, first published by Jodocus Hondius in Amsterdam in 1606, vividly depicts East Asia, with a focus on Tartary, Central Asia, and Asiatic Russia.Noteworthy...

    Tartaria
    1633 - Jodocus Hondius
    12886

    Coloured map of Russia. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius in 1633.

    950,00 €
  • Giovanni Giacomo Rossi:  L'America Settentrionale. Nuovamente Corretta et Accresciuta Secondo le Relationi Piu Moderne da...

    G. G. de Rossi, Rome, 1677

    First state of the rare map of North America by G. G. de Rossi after G. Sanson. California is shown as an island. Based on the map of Sanson from 1669. It includes a few additions to Sanson's map...

    L'America Settentrionale. Nuovamente Corretta et Accresciuta Secondo le...
    1677 - Giovanni Giacomo Rossi
    12415

    Old coloured map of North America. Printed in Rome by G. G. de Rossi in 1677.

    2 200,00 €
  • Christoph Weigel:  Novi Orbis sive Totius Americae cum Adiacentibus Insulis Nova exhibitio

    Johann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718

    Scarce and interesting map of America by Christoph Weigel. California is still represented as a big island. The Mississippi river flows into the Gulf of Mexico. In the northern Pacific a legend...

    Novi Orbis sive Totius Americae cum Adiacentibus Insulis Nova exhibitio
    1718 - Christoph Weigel
    11956

    Old coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

    890,00 €
  • Johann Baptist Homann:  Amplissimae Regionis Mississipi seu Provinciae Ludovicianae a R.P. Ludovico Hennepin Francisc...

    J.B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    The famous Buffalo Map of the Southeast by J.B. Homann. Showing the most part of today United States from the Great Lakes to Florida, the Mississippi River Valley with Louisiana and Texas, as...

    Amplissimae Regionis Mississipi seu Provinciae Ludovicianae a R.P....
    1720 - Johann Baptist Homann
    11485

    The Buffalo Map of the Mississippi River Valley.

    2 500,00 €
  • Johann Baptist Homann:  Geographische Universal-Zeig und Schlag-Uhr

    J.B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    Curious Depiction of California as an Island.Illustration of a geographical clock by Zacharias Landteck, who manufactured it in the early 1700's in Nuremberg. The engraving was created by J....

    Geographische Universal-Zeig und Schlag-Uhr
    1720 - Johann Baptist Homann
    11496

    Old coloured map of California as an Island. Printed in Nuremberg by J.B. Homann circa 1720.

    980,00 €
  • Covens and Mortier:  Carte Du Mexique et de la Floride des Terres Angloises et des Isles Antilles du Cours et des...

    Covens & Mortier, Amsterdam, 1722

    Beautiful old coloured antique map of the southeastern part of the United States with Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. Covens & Mortier's edition of De l'Isle's important map with an accurately depict...

    Carte Du Mexique et de la Floride des Terres Angloises et des Isles...
    1722 - Covens and Mortier
    12432

    Old coloured map of Florida, Mexico, Caribbean. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier in 1722.

    1 300,00 €
  • Christoph Weigel:  Novissima Tabula Regionis Ludovicianae Gallice dictae la Louisiane...

    Johann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, circa 1730

    Scarce map of Northeastern America by Christoph Weigel. Showing the entire east of the United States with today's Texas in the west. The map is based on the important map by G. de l'Isle from 1718....

    Novissima Tabula Regionis Ludovicianae Gallice dictae la Louisiane...
    1730 - Christoph Weigel
    11960

    Old coloured map of Colonial French Louisiana. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner circa 1730.

    1 400,00 €
  • Covens and Mortier:  Carte De La Louisiane et du Cours du Mississipi

    Covens & Mortier, Amsterdam, circa 1730

    Beautiful old coloured example of Covens & Mortier's edition of Guillaume De L'Isle important map of the Mississippi Valley with the Great Lakes, the most significant map of this area published in...

    Carte De La Louisiane et du Cours du Mississipi
    1730 - Covens and Mortier
    12434

    Old coloured map of Louisiana, Mississippi. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1730.

    2 300,00 €
  • Guillaume de l'Isle:  L'Amerique Septentrionale Dressee sur les Observations de Mrs. de l'Academie Royale des...

    Covens & Mortier, Amsterdam, circa 1730

    Old coloured map of North America after Guillaume de l'Isle. This is the Covens & Mortier version of the important foundation map of North America by G. de l'Isle. California is again correctly...

    L'Amerique Septentrionale Dressee sur les Observations de Mrs. de...
    1730 - Guillaume de l'Isle
    12445

    Old coloured map of North America. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1730.

    1 600,00 €
  • Emanuel Bowen:  A New & Accurate Map of Mexico or New Spain together with California, New Mexico &c.

    E. Bowen, London, 1747

    Bowen's map of Mexico with Florida and Baja California from 'A Complete System of Geography'. Showing the Southwestern and Southeastern United States, Baja California, Mexico, Central America and...

    A New & Accurate Map of Mexico or New Spain together with California,...
    1747 - Emanuel Bowen
    11039

    Antique map of Louisiana, California, Florida, Mexico. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.

    750,00 €
  • Anonymous:  Neu York oder Neu Amsterdam

    Knach, circa 1800

    A charming manuscript drawing on vellum in brown ink of New York, signed 'Knach' with a German title 'Neu York oder Neu Amsterdam'. Around 1800. Provenance: A Swiss private collection.

    Neu York oder Neu Amsterdam
    1800 - Anonymous
    10970

    Manuscript drawing on vellum of New York. Around 1800.

    1 200,00 €
  • William Hooker:  Hooker's New Pocket Plan Of The City Of New York. Compiled & Surveyed By William Hooker, ACSA...

    William Hooker, New York, 1828-29

    William Hooker's Rare and Early Pocket Map of New York City 1828/29.Rare, very detailed folding map of New York City. Entirely independent produced by William Hooker in 1828/29. The...

    Hooker's New Pocket Plan Of The City Of New York. Compiled & Surveyed By...
    1828 - William Hooker
    12463

    Old coloured city plan of New York City, Lower Manhattan. Printed in New York by William Hooker in 1828.

    2 500,00 €
  • John Bachmann:  Bird's Eye View of Philadelphia

    J. Bachmann, Sarony & Major, New York, 1850

    Stunning View of Philadelphia by John BachmannLarge and rare view of Philadelphia by John Bachmann for Sarony & Major. This magnificent bird's eye view shows the skyline of Philadelphia...

    Bird's Eye View of Philadelphia
    1850 - John Bachmann
    12696

    Bird's eye view of Philadelphia. Printed in New York by J. Bachmann, Sarony & Major in 1850.

    4 900,00 €
  • Sebastian Münster:  Die Neuwen Inseln / so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient / bey dem Landt Indie ligen

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1574)

    The first map to show the New World as an entity. Earliest appearance of Japan on a map, predating European contact. First appearance of Mare Pacificum on a map.Sebastian Munster's...

    Die Neuwen Inseln / so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient / bey dem Landt...
    1540 - Sebastian Münster
    11326

    Coloured woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

  • Sebastian Münster:  Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem Land India ligen

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1550)

    The first map to show the New World as an entity. Earliest appearance of Japan on a map, predating European contact. First appearance of Mare Pacificum on a map.Early state of...

    Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem Land India...
    1540 - Sebastian Münster
    12468

    Coloured woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1550.

  • Sebastian Münster:  Tabula Novarum Insularum, quas Diversis Respectibus Occidentales & Indianas Vocant

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1554)

    The first map to show the New World as an entity. Earliest appearance of Japan on a map, predating European contact. First appearance of Mare Pacificum on a map.Early state of...

    Tabula Novarum Insularum, quas Diversis Respectibus Occidentales &...
    1540 - Sebastian Münster
    12611

    Coloured woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1554.

  • Sebastian Münster:  Die neüwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient, bey dem Landt Indie ligen.

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1578)

    The first map to show the New World as an entity. Earliest appearance of Japan on a map, predating European contact. First appearance of Mare Pacificum on a map.Sebastian Münster's...

    Die neüwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient, bey dem Landt Indie...
    1540 - Sebastian Münster
    12836

    Coloured woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1578.

    On hold
  • Pedro de Medina:  Nuevo Mundo

    Francisco Frenandez de Cordova, Valladolid, 1545

    Real First Edition of Medina's Very Rare Map of America and the Atlantic.Very rare and important first edition of the map of America and the Atlantic from Pedro de Medina's Arte de Navegar...

    Nuevo Mundo
    1545 - Pedro de Medina
    12549

    Woodcut sea chart of the Atlantic Ocean. Printed in Valladolid by Francisco Frenandez de Cordova in 1545.

  • Abraham Ortelius:  Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni Typus

    Antwerp, 1570

    First state of the Tartary map by A. Ortelius. Showing large part of Asia from Black Sea with Russia, parts of China, a curious early treatment of Japan and an early treatment of the West Coast of...

    Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni Typus
    1570 - Abraham Ortelius
    11686

    Coloured map of the Tartary. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1570.

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