Amsterdam: 1720s City Plan -- Researching & Dating

Amsterdam: 1720s City Plan -- Researching & Dating

One of the most beautiful cities of Europe is Amsterdam. The original canal system of the old inner city still exists nearly unaltered as created hundreds of years ago. The city is commonly referred to as an open-air museum, which it most definitely is. Over the years we've examined, acquired,...

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Discussing the first printed map of Maine (1795)

Discussing the first printed map of Maine (1795)

We recently acquired a nice group of 18th century United States maps. Among these was the first printed map of Maine, then a District, some 25 years prior to achieving statehood in 1820. Most early maps of American interest have been documented and catalogued in different reference books. These include...

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