Amsterdam: 1720s City Plan -- Researching & Dating

Amsterdam: 1720s City Plan -- Researching & Dating

One of the most beautiful cities of Europe is also one of our favorites to visit. Over the years we've collected and handled countless printed images of the Netherlands, with an emphasis on Amsterdam. The range of printed visual material is vast, ranging from city plans, guide books and a...

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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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New Arrivals- Fall 2017- update

New Arrivals- Fall 2017- update

The past month has been very busy around here! Lots among the wide range of material we've recently acquired includes some of the earliest 1860 maps by S.A. Mitchell printed for the very scarce first edition of his significant New General Atlas. These are distinguished in part by the dark,...

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