Antiquated Boundaries: Five Centuries of Maps

Opening: First Thursday Art Walk, January 9th, 6pm-8pm

This selection of antique maps portrays the changes in the politically determined boundaries established over the centuries.  The ramifications of such changes continue to resonate today.

Asia, Africa & Oceania : L

Guillaume Delisle (De L'Isle) French (1675 - 1726)

L'Afrique

Medium: Engraving with outline color
Year: 1700
Size: 18 x 23 inches
Condition: Usual centerfold, small repaired puncture toward left edge
Stock Number: 50526c
Price: $1100.00

Spain, Italy & the Mediterranean : Regnorum Castellae, Novae, Andalujsae, Granadae, Valentae, et Murciae Accurata Tabula, in Episcopatus (Map of Southern Spain) at Davidson Galleries

Frederick De Wit Dutch (1629–1706)

Regnorum Castellae, Novae, Andalujsae, Granadae, Valentae, et Murciae Accurata Tabula, in Episcopatus (Map of Southern Spain)

Medium: Engraving with some hand color
Year: 1680
Publisher: De Wit, Amsterdam
Size: 19-1/2 x 23 inches
Condition: Additional margins added around entire sheet; inscription on back in ink.
Stock Number: 47629
Price: $325.00

Eastern Europe : Transilvanie, Valaquie, et Moldavie at Davidson Galleries

Pierre Duval French (1618-1683)

Transilvanie, Valaquie, et Moldavie

Series: Le Monde ou la Geographic Universelle
Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Year: 1662
Publisher: Published in Paris
Size: Sheet: 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches
Stock Number: 25599
Price: $160.00

Eastern Europe : Petite Tartarie dite autrement Crimee et Preconpense at Davidson Galleries

Pierre Duval French (1618-1683)

Petite Tartarie dite autrement Crimee et Preconpense

Series: Le Monde ou la Geographic Universelle
Medium: Engraving with hand color
Year: 1662
Publisher: Published in Paris
Size: 4 x 5 inches
Stock Number: 25600
Price: $160.00

Central America, South America, and the Caribbean : Terra Firma Et Novum Regnum Granatense Et Popayan (Map showing the Northwest edge of South America and Central America) at Davidson Galleries

Jan Jansson (Johannes Janssonius II) Dutch (1588-1664)

Terra Firma Et Novum Regnum Granatense Et Popayan (Map showing the Northwest edge of South America and Central America)

Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Year: 1640
Size: 15 x 19-1/2 inches
Stock Number: 42914c
Price: $850.00

Germany & Central Europe : A New Mape of Ye XVII Provinces of Low Germanie, mended a new in manie places at Davidson Galleries

John Speed English (ca. 1552-1629)

A New Mape of Ye XVII Provinces of Low Germanie, mended a new in manie places

Medium: Engraving
Year: 1627
Size: 16-1/4 x 20-3/4 inches
Description: Text verso
Stock Number: 29085c
Price: $2250.00

Eastern Europe : Tavrica Chersones vs. Nostra aetate Przecopsca et Gazara at Davidson Galleries

Gerardus Mercator Flemish (1512-1594)

Tavrica Chersones vs. Nostra aetate Przecopsca et Gazara

Medium: Engraving with hand color
Year: 1620
Publisher: Mercator/Hondius, Amsterdam
Size: 12-1/5 x 15-7/8 inches
Description: Latin text verso. One of the earliest detailed maps of the Crimea and Ukraine
Condition: Toned, esp. verso. Trimmed on one side.
Stock Number: 29989c
Price: $350.00

England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales : Buckingham both Shyre and Shire Towne Describ at Davidson Galleries

John Speed British (1552-1629)

Buckingham both Shyre and Shire Towne Describ

Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Year: 1610
Size: 20 x 14-3/4 inches
Condition: Some tears and repairs
Stock Number: 30722c
Price: $1000.00

Asia, Africa & Oceania : Abyssinorum Sive Magni Regis Davidis ... (Early Map of Africa) at Davidson Galleries

Matthias Quad

Abyssinorum Sive Magni Regis Davidis ... (Early Map of Africa)

Medium: Engraving
Year: 1600
Size: 8-1/2 x 11-1/2 inches
Stock Number: 47733
Price: $450.00

Germany & Central Europe : Groninga Dominium (Groningen) at Davidson Galleries

Groninga Dominium (Groningen)

After: Batholdo Wicheringe
Medium: Engraving on laid paper
Year: probably 1642
Publisher: Johannes Janssonius (II)
Size: 15 x 19-1/4 inches
Condition: Small marginal tear bottom centerfold, soiled across top margin verso
Stock Number: 29093c
Price: $450.00

Canada : Queen Charlotte

Queen Charlotte's Island

Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Year: late 18th century
Publisher: Alex. Hogg at the Kings Arms N.16. Paternoster Row
Size: 8-1/2 x 13-1/4 inches
Condition: Tape redisue verso, visible through the front, foxing.
Price: $160.00

The Netherlands, Belgium, and Scandinavia : Heusden (Netherlands) at Davidson Galleries

Covens and Mortier Dutch (fl. 1721-1774)

Heusden (Netherlands)

Medium: Engraving
Year: ca.1750
Publisher: in Amsterdam for Covens and Mortier Atlas
Size: 16-1/4 x 20 inches
Stock Number: 29115c
Price: $450.00

The Netherlands, Belgium, and Scandinavia : Medenblick in West Vrieslandt (Netherlands) at Davidson Galleries

Johannes Janssonius Dutch (fl. ca. 1597 - 1629)

Medenblick in West Vrieslandt (Netherlands)

Series: The Covens and Mortier Atlas
Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Year: ca.1740
Publisher: in Amsterdam
Size: 15-7/8 x 20-1/8 inches
Stock Number: 26649
Price: $485.00

The Netherlands, Belgium, and Scandinavia : Tabula Nova Provinciae Ultrajectinae Quam Jissu Nob... at Davidson Galleries

Tabula Nova Provinciae Ultrajectinae Quam Jissu Nob...

Medium: Engraving with hand - coloring
Year: ca.1680 (date of plate)
Publisher: Nicholaus Visscher, Amsterdam
Size: 18 1/4 x 33 inches
Condition: Margins strenthened, skinned, losses near center fold
Stock Number: 29096
Price: $450.00

Germany & Central Europe : Plate CCXIX: Germany at Davidson Galleries

Allan Bell

Plate CCXIX: Germany

Medium: Engraving on laid paper
Year: ca. 1830s
Size: 7-1/4 x 8-5/8 inches
Condition: 1/2 inch spot in upper left margin. Very faint off-setting from text on opposite page in atlas
Stock Number: 32164c
Price: $185.00

Eastern Europe : Plate CCCCX: Poland, Lithuania and Prussia at Davidson Galleries

Allan Bell

Plate CCCCX: Poland, Lithuania and Prussia

Medium: Engraving on laid paper
Year: ca. 1830s
Size: 7-1/8 x 8-1/2 inches
Stock Number: 32157c
Price: $165.00

The Netherlands, Belgium, and Scandinavia : Denmark at Davidson Galleries

James Wyld British (1790 - 1836)

Denmark

Series: Likely from A General Atlas.
Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Year: ca. 1819-1821
Printer: Engraved by N.R. Hewitt
Size: 11-5/8 x 8-3/4 inches
Stock Number: 21895c
Price: $100.00

The Netherlands, Belgium, and Scandinavia : Regnum Bohemia at Davidson Galleries

Jan Covens and Cornelis Mortier (fl. 1721-1774)

Regnum Bohemia

Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Year: ca. 1730
Publisher: Published in Amsterdam
Size: 19 x 22-5/8 inches
Condition: Very slightly toned. Strengthened at centerfold. Two stains, lower right
Stock Number: 30084c
Price: $325.00

Biblical Maps : Carte Pour Conduire at Davidson Galleries

Henri Abram Ch French (1684 - 1743)

Carte Pour Conduire

Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Year: ca. 1720
Publisher: in Amsterdam
Size: 15-3/4 x 18-3/4 inches
Stock Number: 30721c
Price: $350.00

Spain, Italy & the Mediterranean : De Hispania (Early Map of Spain) at Davidson Galleries

De Hispania (Early Map of Spain)

Medium: Woodcut with Latin text
Year: ca. 1570s
Size: Image: 3 x 5-1/8 inches; Sheet: 11-3/4 x 8-1/4 inches
Condition: Two small pieces of tape at top edge.
Stock Number: 47652c
Price: $275.00

Northwest : Business District Of Seattle (City Plan) at Davidson Galleries

Business District Of Seattle (City Plan)

Medium: Lithograph
Year: c. 1958
Printer: Kroll Map Company
Publisher: John Davis & Co.
Size: 22 x 33-3/8 inches
Stock Number: 47932
Price: $700.00

Spain, Italy & the Mediterranean : A New and Accurate Map Of Spain and Portugal at Davidson Galleries

Thomas Bowen English (1732–1790)

A New and Accurate Map Of Spain and Portugal

Series: Bankess New and Complete System of Geography
Medium: Engraving
Year: c. 1740s.
Size: 7-5/8 x 11-1/2 inches
Condition: Some light foxing and staining, mostly in magins. Wide margins.
Stock Number: 47655
Price: $150.00

Spain, Italy & the Mediterranean : Carte Nouvelle De La Partie Meridonale Du Royaume De Portugal Et Des Algarves at Davidson Galleries

Pierre Pieter Mortier Dutch/French (1611–1711)

Carte Nouvelle De La Partie Meridonale Du Royaume De Portugal Et Des Algarves

Medium: Engraving with hand-color
Year: c. 1700
Size: 20 x 23-3/4 inches
Description: Published in Amsterdam
Stock Number: 47612c
Price: $375.00

Spain, Italy & the Mediterranean : Egypt at Davidson Galleries

Aaron Arrowsmith

Egypt

Medium: engraving
Year: Date of Plate ca. 1808
Publisher: By Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orne, London
Size: 16 x 9-3/4 inches
Condition: iscoloration and foxing in areas
Stock Number: 19221c
Price: $85.00

The Russian Empire : A New & Accurate Map of the Whole Russian Empire at Davidson Galleries

Emanuel Bowen (ca. 1693/94 - 1767)

A New & Accurate Map of the Whole Russian Empire

Medium: engraving
Year: Date of Plate ca. 1720-1770
Size: 13-7/8 x 18-1.2 inches
Condition: Loses top edge of sheet and right corner, creasing, spotting and discoloration
Stock Number: 22984c
Price: $285.00

The Russian Empire : Imperii Russorum (The Russian Empire) at Davidson Galleries

Johannes Baptista

Imperii Russorum (The Russian Empire)

Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Year: Date of Plate ca. 1720
Publisher: Published in Nüremberg
Size: 18-3/4 x 22 inches
Condition: Light soiling in margins, some light foxing, tear into centerfold at bottom
Stock Number: 25900c
Price: $400.00

Asia, Africa & Oceania : Calcutta at Davidson Galleries

Chapman and Hall

Calcutta

Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Year: Date of Plate 1842
Publisher: Chapman and Hall, London
Size: 13-1/8 x 16-1/8 inches
Condition: Faint creasing and minor rippling
Stock Number: 22397c
Price: $185.00

The Netherlands, Belgium, and Scandinavia : Brussels (Bruxelles) at Davidson Galleries

Chapman and Hall

Brussels (Bruxelles)

Series: Engraved by B.R. Davies. Drawn by D.B. Clarke
Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Year: Date of Plate 1837
Publisher: Chapman and Hall, London
Size: 13-1/2 x 16-1/8 inches
Condition: Some minor rippling and small repaired tears along bottom margin
Stock Number: 22395c
Price: $150.00

The Netherlands, Belgium, and Scandinavia : The Northern Provinces of Sweden and Norway with Part of Russia at Davidson Galleries

Baldwin and Cradock

The Northern Provinces of Sweden and Norway with Part of Russia

Series: Engraved by J&C Walker
Medium: Engraving with outline color
Year: Date of Plate 1834
Size: 13-1/2 x 16 inches
Stock Number: 22303c
Price: $175.00

The Netherlands, Belgium, and Scandinavia : Antwerp (Antwerpen / Anvers) at Davidson Galleries

Chapman and Hall

Antwerp (Antwerpen / Anvers)

Series: Drawing by W.B. Clark. Engraved and printed by B.R. Daview
Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Year: Date of Plate 1832
Publisher: Chapman and Hall, London (
Size: 12-7/16 x 16-1/8 inches
Stock Number: 22389c
Price: $185.00

Asia, Africa & Oceania : Ancient Egypt at Davidson Galleries

Baldwin and Cradock

Ancient Egypt

Series: Drawing by G. Long, engraving by J. & C. Walker
Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Year: Date of Plate 1831
Size: 14-5/16 x 11-7/8 inches
Condition: Smudges and minor losses along edges of sheet, minor foxing
Stock Number: 22353c
Price: $200.00

Asia, Africa & Oceania : Nieder Guinea (Angola & Namibia) at Davidson Galleries

Carl Ferdinand Weiland

Nieder Guinea (Angola & Namibia)

Medium: Engraving with outline hand-color
Year: Date of Plate 1827
Publisher: In Weimar
Size: 25 x 18-7/8 inches
Condition: Trimmed at plate mark
Stock Number: 23113c
Price: $125.00

Eastern Europe : Hungary at Davidson Galleries

Hungary

Series: Engraved by Cooper
Medium: engraving
Year: Date of Plate 1810
Publisher: By Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orne
Size: 9-7/8 x 15-3/4 inches
Condition: Trimmed close to the plate mark, some discoloration at centerfold
Stock Number: 19217c
Price: $75.00

The Netherlands, Belgium, and Scandinavia : Denmark at Davidson Galleries

Denmark

Medium: hand-colored engraving
Year: Date of Plate 1808
Printer: Engraving by B. Smith
Publisher: C. Smith, London.
Size: 13-3/4 x 10-3/8 inches
Condition: Discoloration in margins and some losses along edge of sheet.
Stock Number: 21876c
Price: $110.00

France : Les Gouvermens de L

Louis Charles Desnos

Les Gouvermens de L'Isle de France et de Champagne et Les Généralités de Paris et de Chalons

Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Year: Date of Plate 1776
Size: 12-7/8 x 19-7/8 inches
Condition: Small tear bottom centerfold
Stock Number: 21913c
Price: $165.00

The Netherlands, Belgium, and Scandinavia : Sweden, Gothen, Norway, Denmark (Gemeine Beschreibung Aller Mitnachtigen Lander/alsz Schweden/Goten/Norwegien/Dennmark) at Davidson Galleries

Sebastian Munster

Sweden, Gothen, Norway, Denmark (Gemeine Beschreibung Aller Mitnachtigen Lander/alsz Schweden/Goten/Norwegien/Dennmark)

Medium: Handcolored woodcut
Year: Basle, 1588
Size: 12 1/4 x 14 1/4 inches (borders)
Stock Number: 49238c
Price: $1200.00

France : "Lutetia Parisiorum urbs..." (Unique Bird

Sebastian Munster (1488 - 1552)

"Lutetia Parisiorum urbs..." (Unique Bird's Eye View of Paris"

Series: Cosmographia Universalis
Medium: Woodcut with hand - coloring
Year: 2nd half of the 16th century
Size: 10 x 14 inches
Stock Number: 51436c
Price: $950.00

America : Nord-America at Davidson Galleries

Frederich von Stülpnagel German (1786 - 1865)

Nord-America

Series: Plate No. LIV for Stieler's Hand-Atlas (No.46)
Medium: Engraving with outline color
Year: 1852 (Impression) 1848 (Plate)
Size: 14 1/2 x 18 inches (Sheet)
Condition: Usual centerfold
Stock Number: 51684c
Price: $485.00

Europe : Europa at Davidson Galleries

Conrad Tobias Lotter German (1717-1777)

Europa

Series: Atlas Geographicus Portatilis.
Medium: Engraving with hand - coloring on Laid paper
Year: 1760-62
Printer: Engraved by Tobias Lobeck
Size: 4 3/8 x 5 1/2 inches (sheet)
Stock Number: 17890
Price: $150.00

Spain, Italy & the Mediterranean : Regnorum Hispaniae Et Portugal (Spain and Portugal) at Davidson Galleries

Conrad Tobias Lotter German (1717 - 1777)

Regnorum Hispaniae Et Portugal (Spain and Portugal)

Series: Atlas Geographicus Portatilis
Medium: Engraving with hand - coloring on Laid paper
Year: 1760 - 1762
Size: 4 3/8 x 5 1/2 inches (sheet)
Condition: Minor soiling in margins
Stock Number: 17892
Price: $100.00

England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales : Magna Britannia Completems Angliae, Scotiae, Et Hiberniae Regna at Davidson Galleries

Conrad Tobias Lotter German (1717 - 1777)

Magna Britannia Completems Angliae, Scotiae, Et Hiberniae Regna

Series: Atlas Geographicus Portatilis
Medium: Engraving with hand - coloring
Year: 1760 - 1762
Size: 4 3/8 x 5 1/2 inches (sheet)
Condition: Minor soiling in margins
Stock Number: 17897
Price: $150.00

The Netherlands, Belgium, and Scandinavia : Regnum Sueciae (Sweden) at Davidson Galleries

Conrad Tobias Lotter German (1717 - 1777)

Regnum Sueciae (Sweden)

Series: Atlas Geographicus Portatilis
Medium: Engraving with hand - coloring on Laid paper
Year: 1760 - 1762
Size: 4 3/8 x 5 1/2 inches (sheet)
Condition: Minor soiling in margins
Stock Number: 17925
Price: $125.00

France : France at Davidson Galleries

Nicolas Louis La Caille French (1713 - 1762)

France

Series: Entretiennes Géographiques
Medium: Engraving with hand - coloring on Laid Paper
Year: 1760 (date of plate)
Publisher: Christophe Ballard, Paris
Size: S: 4 9/16 x 5 1/2 inches
Stock Number: 19815
Price: $100.00

The Netherlands, Belgium, and Scandinavia : Novisima Tabula Insular, Dordracensus, Albaser, Crimper, Clundert, Etc. at Davidson Galleries

Henricus Hondius Dutch (1597 - 1651)

Novisima Tabula Insular, Dordracensus, Albaser, Crimper, Clundert, Etc.

After: Floris Balthasaar Van Berckenrode’s Kart Van Rijnland (1610-1615)
Medium: Engraving on Laid paper
Year: 1629 (date of plate)
Publisher: Henricus Hondius
Size: 17 1/2 x 21 3/4 inches
Condition: Some small tears bottom margin
Stock Number: 29117c
Price: $300.00

Asia, Africa & Oceania : Aegiptus Antiqua at Davidson Galleries

Abraham Ortelius Flemish (1527-1598)

Aegiptus Antiqua

Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Year: 1595 This edition ca.1606
Publisher: in Antwerp.
Size: 20 x 31 inches
Condition: Minor tear lower border. (English text verso).
Stock Number: 30720c
Price: $1200.00

Spain, Italy & the Mediterranean : Hispalensis Conventus Delineatio (Andalusia) at Davidson Galleries

Abraham Ortelius Flemish (1527–1598)

Hispalensis Conventus Delineatio (Andalusia)

Series: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum
After: Spanish royal cosmographer Jeronimo de Chaves
Medium: Engraving
Year: 1574-75
Size: 13-3/4 x 17-7/8 inches
Stock Number: 47639
Price: $625.00

France : Savoie (Savoy, in the French Alps) at Davidson Galleries

Pierre Duval French (1618-1683)

Savoie (Savoy, in the French Alps)

Series: Le Monde ou la Geographic Universelle.
Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Publisher: in Paris, 1662
Size: 4 x 4-3/4 inches
Stock Number: 25587
Price: $110.00

France : Lorraine at Davidson Galleries

Pierre Duval French (1618-1683)

Lorraine

Series: Le Monde ou la Geographic Universelle.
Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Publisher: in Paris, 1662
Size: 4 x 4-3/4 inches
Stock Number: 25584
Price: $110.00

The Netherlands, Belgium, and Scandinavia : Les Acquisitions de la Svede sur le Danemarq, sur la Pologne (Swedish acquisitions in Denmark and Poland, 1645/1660) at Davidson Galleries

Pierre Duval French (1618-1683)

Les Acquisitions de la Svede sur le Danemarq, sur la Pologne (Swedish acquisitions in Denmark and Poland, 1645/1660)

Series: for
Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Publisher: in Paris, 1662
Size: 4-1/4 x 5-1/8 inches
Stock Number: 25593
Price: $100.00

The Netherlands, Belgium, and Scandinavia : Les Acquisitions de la Svede en Alemagne, par la Paix de Munster (Swedish acquisitions in Germany, as per the Paix de M at Davidson Galleries

Pierre Duval French (1618-1683)

Les Acquisitions de la Svede en Alemagne, par la Paix de Munster (Swedish acquisitions in Germany, as per the Paix de M

Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Publisher: in Paris, 1662
Size: 4 x 5 inches
Stock Number: 25592
Price: $100.00