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.

Germany & Central 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
Publisher: in Paris, 1662
Size: sheet: 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches
Stock Number: 25599
Price: $160.00

Spain, Italy & the Mediterranean : Candie (Crete) at Davidson Galleries

Pierre Duval French (1618-1683)

Candie (Crete)

Series: Le Monde ou la Geographic Universelle.
Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Publisher: in Paris, 1662
Size: 3-1/2 x 4-3/4 inches
Stock Number: 25607
Price: $150.00

The Netherlands, Belgium, and Scandinavia : Johnson

Johnson's Denmark with Sleswick and Holstein

Series: Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas of the World
Medium: Litho-engraving with hand coloring
Publisher: Johnson and Ward
Size: 15 x 11 inches
Stock Number: 20095c
Price: $130.00

The Netherlands, Belgium, and Scandinavia : Belgium by J. Rapkin at Davidson Galleries

John Rapkin

Belgium by J. Rapkin

Medium: Engraving with outline hand color
Publisher: London Printing and Publishing
Size: 10-1/8 x 13-1/4 inches
Condition: Vignette illustrations by J. Marchant. Vignettes engraved by J.B. Allen.
Stock Number: 21856c
Price: $100.00

World Maps and Planispheres : Eastern Hemisphere and Western Hemispheres at Davidson Galleries

Johnson and Ward

Eastern Hemisphere and Western Hemispheres

Series: Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas of the World
Medium: Litho-engraving with hand-color, double page
Publisher: Johnson and Ward
Size: 18 x 27-3/4 inches
Stock Number: 20052c
Price: $375.00

Asia, Africa & Oceania : Western Africa at Davidson Galleries

John Rapkin

Western Africa

Medium: Hand-colored engraving
Publisher: John Tallis & Company, London and New York
Size: 10 x 13-1/4 inches
Stock Number: 21857c
Price: $100.00
Vignette drawings by J. Winkles. Vignettes engraved by E. Radclyffe.

Eastern Europe : Turkey in Asia Persia, Arabia at Davidson Galleries

Turkey in Asia Persia, Arabia

Series: Johnson’s New Illustrated Family Atlas
Medium: Hand-colored litho engraving
Size: 12 x 16 inches
Stock Number: 20105c
Price: $150.00

Spain, Italy & the Mediterranean : Regni Di Siviglia Cordova E Jaen (Spain, Granada, Malaga) at Davidson Galleries

Vicenzo Pazzini Carli Italian (1788-1800)

Regni Di Siviglia Cordova E Jaen (Spain, Granada, Malaga)

Series: From Atlante Geografico
After: Bartolomeo Boghi
Medium: Engraving with hand-color
Publisher: Vicenzo Pazzini Carli
Size: 9-1/4 x 12-1/2 inches
Condition: Colors faded, stains and foxing mainly in margins
Stock Number: 47654
Price: $125.00

France : Paris, Prospect und Grunddriss at Davidson Galleries

Johannes Baptista Homann German (1664 - 1724)

Paris, Prospect und Grunddriss

Medium: Engraving with hand - coloring Nürnburg
Size: 19 1/2 x 23 inches
Condition: Watermark, usual centerfold, soiling in bottom margin
Stock Number: 50530
Price: $950.00

America : Parte Della Virg E Della Carolina at Davidson Galleries

Giovanni Maria Cassini Italian (1745 - 1824)

Parte Della Virg E Della Carolina

Series: Gli Stati Uniti Dell'America, plate 26
Medium: Engraving
Edition : Second
Size: 14 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches (plate)
Condition: Uneven paper discoloration, largely in the broad margins
Stock Number: 31814c
Price: $600.00

The Netherlands, Belgium, and Scandinavia : Moll, United Province at Davidson Galleries

Moll, United Province

Medium: Engraving
Size: 24 x 39 1/2 inches (Plate)
Description: Map of the Netherlands.
Condition: Torn along folds.Margins between 1/2 and 3/4 inches
Stock Number: 29119c
Price: $950.00

England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales : Mula Insula at Davidson Galleries

Timothy Pont Scottish (1565–1614)

Mula Insula

Medium: Engraving with outline and some hand - coloring
Size: 16 7/8 x 21 inches
Condition: Usual centerfold, French text on verso
Stock Number: 50531c
Price: $425.00

Northwest : Californien, Oregon, Utah and Neu-Mejico at Davidson Galleries

Californien, Oregon, Utah and Neu-Mejico

Medium: Color lithograph with some outline color added
Publisher: Carl Flemming, F. Handtke, Glogau
Size: 17 3/8 x 14 1/ inches (sheet)
Condition: Centerfold
Stock Number: 50535c
Price: $500.00

America : Map of North America at Davidson Galleries

Sidney Hall English (d. 1831)

Map of North America

Medium: Engraving with some outline color
Size: 14 3/4 x 10 1/4 inches (Border)
Condition: A few spots
Stock Number: 30711c
Price: $225.00

Central America, South America, and the Caribbean : Map and Views of the Falkland Islands and Patagonia at Davidson Galleries

John Rapkin English (1845 - 1851)

Map and Views of the Falkland Islands and Patagonia

Medium: Engraving with hand - coloring
Publisher: Harrison & Co.
Size: 13 7/8 x 10 inches
Stock Number: 21868
Price: $150.00