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.

    2 300,00 €
  • 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.

    6 900,00 €
  • 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.

    24 000,00 €
  • Tomaso Porcacchi:  Mondo Nuovo - Descrittione dell'Isola et Terra di di Santa Croce, ouero Mondo Nuovo.

    Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro, Venice, 1572

    The earliest obtainable map of North America. Printed in 1572.Rare first edition of Porcacchi's very attractive and early map of North America. The earliest obtainable map of North America,...

    Mondo Nuovo - Descrittione dell'Isola et Terra di di Santa Croce, ouero...
    1572 - Tomaso Porcacchi
    12371

    Antique map of North America. Printed in Venice by Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro in 1572.

    1 900,00 €
  • Sebastian Münster:  Americae sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio / Die newen Inseln, so hinder Hispania gegen Orient,...

    Sebastian Petri, Basle, 1588 (1598)

    Beautiful original antique map of America by Sebastian Münster. The west coast of North America features Vázquez de Coronado's Quivira , one of the mythical Seven Cities of Gold , as well as the...

    Americae sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio / Die newen Inseln, so hinder...
    1588 - Sebastian Münster
    12430

    Woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Sebastian Petri in 1598.

    1 580,00 €
  • 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

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

    14 800,00 €
  • Giovanni Antonio Magini:  India Orientalis

    Venice, circa 1596

    Antique map of Southeast Asia by G.A. Magini. Showing southeast Asia with India, China, Japan, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia and Indonesia. To the northeast, the...

    India Orientalis
    1596 - Giovanni Antonio Magini
    12550

    Antique map of Southeast Asia. Printed in Venice circa 1596.

    360,00 €
  • Gerard Mercator:  Tartaria

    Johannes Cloppenburch, Amsterdam, 1630-36

    Scarce antique map of the Tartary by G. Mercator. Shows the Tartar Empire with Russia, the Caspian Sea in the west, the north of China with the Great Wall of China, Korea is still shown as an...

    Tartaria
    1630 - Gerard Mercator
    12593

    Antique map of the Tartary. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Cloppenburch in 1630.

    270,00 €
  • 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 €
  • Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali, cum Terris adiacentibus

    Willem & Joan Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1640-43

    Blaeu's Striking Sea Chart of the West IndiesHand-coloured antique sea chart of the West Indies by Willem Blaeu. With the East Coast of the Americas from Chesapeake Bay to the Orinoco. First...

    Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali, cum Terris adiacentibus
    1640 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu
    11919

    Coloured sea chart of the West Indies, Florida. Printed in Amsterdam by Willem & Joan Blaeu in 1640.

    1 450,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Insularum Hispaniolae et Cubae, Cum Insulis circumjacentibus accurata delineatio.

    Johannes Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1650

    First Edition of Jansson's map of Southern Florida and the Western Caribbean Rare and very decorative, old coloured sea chart of Southern Florida and the Western Caribbean by J. Janssonius....

    Insularum Hispaniolae et Cubae, Cum Insulis circumjacentibus accurata...
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    11917

    Old coloured sea chart of Florida and Western Caribbean. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Janssonius in 1650.

    2 200,00 €
  • Johannes Janssonius:  Nova et Accurata Poli Arctici et Terrarum Circum Iacentium Descriptio

    Johannes Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1650

    Old colored sea chart of the North Pole by J. Janssonius. With Greenland and Canada, Iceland, Spitsbergen, Norway and the north coast of Russia. The map shows, the famous Northwest Passage , a...

    Nova et Accurata Poli Arctici et Terrarum Circum Iacentium Descriptio
    1650 - Johannes Janssonius
    11920

    Old coloured sea chart of the North Pole. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Janssonius in 1650.

    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.

    1 900,00 €
  • Justus Danckerts:  Novi Belgii Novaeque Angliae nec non Pennsylvaniae et Partis Virginiae Tabula ...

    Justus Danckerts, Amsterdam, circa 1690

    Danckerts' famous map of New England, Virginia, and Pennsylvania with an early view of New York City in stunning old color.This scarce map by Justus Danckerts is of such importance because...

    Novi Belgii Novaeque Angliae nec non Pennsylvaniae et Partis Virginiae...
    1690 - Justus Danckerts
    11771

    Important map of the Northeast with a view of New York. Printed in Amsterdam c. 1690 by Justus Danckerts.

    7 000,00 €
  • Alexis Hubert Jaillot:  Amerique Septentrionale Divisee en Ses Principales Parties [and] L'Amerique Meridionale Divisee...

    R. & J. Ottens, Amsterdam, 1694 (1729)

    A matching set of two old colored maps of North and South America by Alexis Hubert Jaillot. California is still shown as an island and the Great Lakes are shown with open ends in the West. Separate...

    Amerique Septentrionale Divisee en Ses Principales Parties [and]...
    1694 - Alexis Hubert Jaillot
    11770

    Old coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Amsterdam by R. & J. Ottens in 1729.

    2 900,00 €
  • 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 €
  • Johann Baptist Homann:  Totius Americae Septentrionalis et Meridionalis Novissima Repraesentatio

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    Early antique map of America by Johann Baptist Homann. The first of two America maps by Homann. This example is in the third state with California already correctly represented as a peninsula. For...

    Totius Americae Septentrionalis et Meridionalis Novissima Repraesentatio
    1720 - Johann Baptist Homann
    12184

    Old coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

    790,00 €
  • 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.

    1 200,00 €
  • 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.

    1 200,00 €
  • Covens and Mortier:  Carte du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France et des Decouvertes qui y ont ete Faites Dressee sur...

    Covens & Mortier, Amsterdam, circa 1730

    A beautiful example of the Dutch edition of G. de l'Isle's influential map of Canada. With the Great Lakes and the Upper Midwest. It was one of the most important maps of Canada in the 18th...

    Carte du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France et des Decouvertes qui y ont...
    1730 - Covens and Mortier
    12433

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

    1 250,00 €
  • 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.

    2 100,00 €
  • 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 €
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