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6413Small scarce map of British settlements in Asia with Singapore.DetailsFullarton, Archibald1870
British Settlements Malay Peninsula Singapore Malacca Penang Labouan
Fullarton, Archibald
1870
LOC:6
$650.00Fullarton--ArchibaldBritish-Settlements-Malay-Peninsula-Singapore-Malacca-Penang-LabouanScarce small map of British settlements, including Singapore, on the Malay Peninsula and on the coast of Borneo ca. 1870. By Archibald Fullarton. Engraved by J. Bartholomew, Edinburgh. Hand colored. <br><br> Five inset maps include: <div class="indenttextblocksingle"> <ul style="list-style-type: circle;"> <li>Malacca and Nanning. Taken by the British 1795, restored to the Dutch 1801, again taken 1817, restored 1818, and resumed a third time by the British in 1825.</li> <li>Sketch showing the positions of the British Settlements in the Malay Peninsula.</li> <li>Island of Singapore. Occupied by the British since 1818.</li> <li>Penang or Prince of Wales Island and Province Wellesley. Occupied by the British since 1786. Province Wellesley since 1802. Includes an inset of the city of George Town.</li> <li>Island of Labouan [ Labuan ] Off the Coast of Borneo. Ceded to the British 1846.</li> <li>Town and harbor of Singapore.</li> </ul> </div> Depth soundings. Mountains shown by hachuring.
5475Lithographed bird's-eye view of Vineyard Haven by Walker.DetailsGeorge W. Walker Lithograph and Publishing Co1895
Vineyard Haven birds eye view 1893 1895
George W. Walker Lithograph and Publishing Co
1895
LOC:10
$3,750.00George-W--Walker-Lithograph-and-Publishing-CoVineyard-Haven-birds-eye-view-1893-1895Original lithographed bird's-eye view of Vineyard Haven and Vineyard Haven Harbor on the Island of Martha's Vineyard. Second state of this view, ca. 1895, by George W. Walker, lithographer, first issued in 1893 [1]. Looking east, Walker's view takes in the wharf, the waterfront, and the harbor with many sailing vessels. Measures 18" x 14" within the neat lines. <br></br> This view is quite scarce on the market. No sales recorded in AMPR; no holdings in WorldCat. <br></br> Vineyard Haven, is a working harbor village in the town of Tisbury, Massachusetts a year-round port for Martha’s Vineyard island. Locations in Vineyard Haven that Walker included in his list of references include: the East Chop light; Mansion House; Windmill; sailor's free reading room; and Lagoon Heights. Walker also identifies by name the homes of important Vineyard Haven residents including Dr. William Leach, Captain Benjamin C. Cromwell, Captain Clough, Captain P.L. Smith, and Captain Owens. <br></br> The second state of Walker's view of Vineyard Haven is easily identified as it contains two additional location names on the bottom roll of the scroll of references: 'Grove Hill House' and 'Association Hall'. Also, in the upper right quadrant there are numerous street additions and deletions as compared to the first edition. The second edition also contains marginal text denoting the four compass directions. <br></br> [1] Online. Vineyard Haven bird's-eye view. 1st. Walker. 1893. https://collections.leventhalmap.org/search/commonwealth:x633f949m <br>[ Mass. , MA ]
5492Thematic advertising map of North Carolina and of South Carolina.DetailsState and City Bank and Trust Richmond VA1922
Map NC and SC with principal 1922 crop acreages
State and City Bank and Trust Richmond VA
1922
LOC:10
$295.00State-and-City-Bank-and-Trust-Richmond-VAMap-NC-and-SC-with-principal-1922-crop-acreagesThematic advertising map of North Carolina and of South Carolina with 1922 acreage statistics related to crops, livestock and other agricultural resources. Contains several inset tables of summary statistics: <div class="indenttextblocksingle"> <ul style="list-style-type: circle;"> <li>Principal SC 1922 crop acreages (Cotton was #1 at nearly 2.2 million acres)</li> <li>SC 1921 crop and sales value (Cotton #1 at $61M made up nearly half of SC crop output)</li> <li>NC 1922 Crop acreages.</li> <li>A marketing schedule for major agricultural crops and livestock: "When Carolina Crops are Marketed"</li> </ul> </div> Lithographed. The maps are based on data provided by the U.S. Bureau of Markets and U.S. Bureau of Crop Estimates. A discreet call to action in inset text at far right: "You need some kind of banking service every day … Banking by Mail is one of our specialties … Our resources exceed $21,500,00."
6402Broms Star Guide (1934), a very rare planisphere from 1934.DetailsBroms, Allan1934
Broms Star Guide Planisphere
Broms, Allan
1934
LOC:300
$995.00Broms--AllanBroms-Star-Guide-PlanisphereBroms Star Guide (1934), a very rare planisphere created during the depth of the Great Depression. This planisphere is the only example of Broms Star Guide known to exist (per Internet search). It contains much peripheral information about astronomy that are not found on other planispheres, e.g. moon phases, meteor calendar, the Greek alphabet, and a moon map. <br><br> Model AN, for the Northern Hemisphere. Published by the Graphex Company, New York. <br><br> This planisphere was created by Allan (Allen) Strong-Broms (1886-1965), draft resister, Leavenworth prisoner, author, inventor, lecturer, businessman and "not a professional astronomer". As a result of his pacifism and resistance Broms told his son that he “had seen the inside of twenty-two jails.” [2] <br><br> No copies located online and no holdings recorded in WorldCat. The only mention of Broms Star Guide is the LOC copyright catalog. Allan Broms was granted a patent for the Star Guide on November 20, 1934. <br><br>
6405Original 1940 pictorial historical map of Haverhill, MassachusettsDetailsAtherton, Jack Bonney1940
Rare Original Historical Map of Haverhill Massachusetts LeBaron-Bonney
Atherton, Jack Bonney
1940
LOC:77
$750.00Atherton--Jack-BonneyRare-Original-Historical-Map-of-Haverhill-Massachusetts-LeBaron-BonneyFine original antique pictorial map of Haverhill, Massachusetts dated within to 1940. Map was compiled by the Haverhill Historical Society, copyrighted and published by the LeBaron-Bonney Company of Bradford, Mass. <br><br> Apparently quite scarce. WorldCat shows only one institutional holding, at the Peabody Essex Museum. <br><br> Inset key to 38 historical locations identified numerically on the map. Some of those 39 locations with historical significance are depicted in inset graphic sketches including Buttonwoods, the old covered bridge, Kimball Tavern, the old Haverhill Academy, John Ward house, and the first post office. <br><br> This pictorial or picture map of Haverhill was designed by Jack Atherton and printed on paper with a light brown tint. Lee (LeBaron) Atherton and Jack (Bonney) Atherton opened the LeBaron-Bonney Co. as a bicycle rental business on Cape Cod in 1938, and expanded into a direct mail business offering pictorial and historic maps.
6412Plat of the Grover Murphy Claims Nevada City by Edward C. Uren.DetailsUren, Edward Clement1940
Mining claim map Grover Murphy Nevada City California
Uren, Edward Clement
1940
LOC:10
$250.00Uren--Edward-ClementMining-claim-map-Grover-Murphy-Nevada-City-CaliforniaPlat map of the Grover Murphy Claims Nevada City, California from 1940 by Edward Clement Uren M.E. (1873 - 1861). The gold claim was near Indian Flat Road about 1.8 km WNW of Nevada City. <br><br> At upper left the circular professional stamp of Edw. C. Uren, Registered Civil Engineer. <br><br> Little is known about the life of E. C. Uren. In 1912 Uren quit his job as superintendent of the Champion mine in Nevada City, CA to start a practice as a civil and mining engineer.
6411Very nice pictorial map of Block Island, Rhode Island.DetailsOverly, Charles H.1957
1st ed. Block Island Town of New Shoreham Rhode Island
Overly, Charles H.
1957
LOC:89
$450.00Overly--Charles-H-1st-ed--Block-Island-Town-of-New-Shoreham-Rhode-IslandVery nice original pictorial map of Block Island, Rhode Island lying in Block Island Sound by Charles H. Overly. First edition map printed in 1957. The map is printed on laid paper with a light brown tint throughout to simulate age. <br><br> Esta Gray operated a gift shop in Old Harbor, Block Island- Esta's Gifts of Distinction. In 1957 Esta commissioned Charles H. Overly to draw the map of Block Island to sell to tourists visiting her shop. This edition contains Esta' Grays 1957 copyright notice and a double decorative rope-work border. <br><br> Charles H. Overly (1908-1970) was a University of Vermont graduate and artist. Returning home after a long tour of Europe, Overly began the Charles H. Overly Studio in 1938. He is best known for sketches and paintings of New England historical landmarks.
6407George Santos pictorial map of Australia with wildflowers. Shell Oil.DetailsSantos, George1959
Rare pictorial map of Australia with local wildflowers for Shell Oil Company
Santos, George
1959
LOC:89
$1,200.00Santos--GeorgeRare-pictorial-map-of-Australia-with-local-wildflowers-for-Shell-Oil-CompanyAn original and beautiful 1959 lithographed pictorial map of Australia decorated profusely with wildflowers. Guaranteed original. Scarce on today's market. <br><br> Artwork by George Santos for the Shell Oil Company of Australia. Shell Oil Company logo at upper left. <br><br> Overall dimensions: 17.5 in. x 22.25 or 45 cm. x 57 cm. <br><br> Legend contains an inset key map and a list that denotes the names of 87 wildflowers related numerically to positions on the key map. <br><br> Very rare. Only two institutional holdings are cataloged in WorldCat, both within Australia. <br><br> At extreme bottom right the imprint of McCarron Bird, Melbourne, Australia.
6410George Santos pictorial map of Australia with wildflowers. Shell Oil.DetailsSantos, George1959
Rare pictorial map of Australia with local fauna produced for Shell Oil Company
Santos, George
1959
LOC:89
$1,200.00Santos--GeorgeRare-pictorial-map-of-Australia-with-local-fauna-produced-for-Shell-Oil-CompanyA very beautiful original 1959 lithographed pictorial map of Australia decorated profusely with drawings of Australian animals. Guaranteed original. Scarce on today's market. <br><br> Artwork by George Santos for the Shell Oil Company of Australia. Shell Oil Company logo at upper left. <br><br> Overall dimensions: 17.5 in. x 22.25 or 45 cm. x 57 cm. <br><br> Legend contains an inset key map and a list that denotes the names of the animals related numerically to positions on the key map. <br><br> Very rare. Only two institutional holdings are cataloged in WorldCat, both within Australia.
6393A 1967 protest march map and armband.DetailsAnonymous1967
San Francisco Protest March map, route instructions and monitors armband.
Anonymous
1967
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$275.00AnonymousSan-Francisco-Protest-March-map--route-instructions-and-monitors-armband-April 15, 1967 San Francisco, California protest march map, monitor instructions, and a crude cloth armband for a march monitor. Rare. <br><br> On April 15, 1967 amidst growing opposition to the U.S. war in Vietnam, large-scale anti-war protests were held in New York, San Francisco, and many other cities. <br><br> Numerous "monitor's notes" including: <br><br> "So far we have had good relations with the police and we would like to keep it that way". "Above all -keep cool; <b>the armband as a symbol of authority will handle most situations by itself</b>".
5441An original 1969 copy of the first map produced by Rusty's Maps.DetailsMorse, Russell A.1969
Rusty's historical map of Clear Creek and Gilpin Counties Colorado pictorial
Morse, Russell A.
1969
LOC:10
$325.00Morse--Russell-A-Rusty-s-historical-map-of-Clear-Creek-and-Gilpin-Counties-Colorado-pictorialAn original 1969 example of the first historical pictorial map produced by Rusty's Maps: Clear Creek and Gilpin Counties, Colorado. Small icons are used to represent key locations related to mining, railroads, and cultural history of those two counties. Important locations included the Argentine Pass, Silver Plume, Georgetown, Idaho Springs, East Portal, and Idaho Springs, Colorado and many more. <br><br> Measures 17 3/8" x 22 3/8" as called for as the 1969 first edition of 1000 on white offset stock. [1]. Published January 24, 1969. <br><br> Russell A. Morse (Rusty's Maps) began in 1969 with the publication of five historical maps that reflected Rusty's interest in old Ghost Towns: (1) Clear Creek and Gilpin Counties; (2) Western San Juan's; (3) Boulder-Estes Region; (4) Teller and West El Paso Counties, Colorado; (5) Summit and East Eagle Counties, Colorado. Though most prolific in the 1970's and 1980's, Rusty continued publishing maps and posters into the 1990s with a series for the National Western Stock Show and several posters of Colorado Gold Mining Regions. <br></br> [1] Online. 1669-1999. Listing of Rusty's Maps and related publications. https://rustysmaps.com/
6404Very nice pictorial map of Block Island, Rhode Island.DetailsOverly, Charles H.1973
Block Island Town of New Shoreham Rhode Island
Overly, Charles H.
1973
LOC:87
$185.00Overly--Charles-H-Block-Island-Town-of-New-Shoreham-Rhode-IslandVery nice pictorial map of Block Island, Rhode Island lying in Block Island Sound. A better quality edition after Charles H. Overly's original map first printed in 1957. The map is printed on laid paper with a light brown tint throughout to simulate age. Scarce. <br><br> Esta Gray operated a gift shop in Old Harbor, Block Island- Esta's Gifts of Distinction. In 1957 Esta commissioned Charles H. Overly draw the map of Block Island to sell to tourists visiting her shop. This edition of the map is estimated circa 1973 after Charles Overly's map which contained a double decorative border and a 1957 copyright notice among other differences. <br><br> Charles H. Overly (1908-1970) was a University of Vermont graduate and artist. Returning home after a long tour of Europe, Overly began the Charles H. Overly Studio in 1938. He is best known for sketches and paintings of New England historical landmarks.
6382Large QSL card map of Sable Island, Nova Scotia.DetailsVX9A1975
Scarce map of Sable Island, Nova Scotia in the form of a QSL card.
VX9A
1975
LOC:78
$150.00VX9AScarce-map-of-Sable-Island--Nova-Scotia-in-the-form-of-a-QSL-card-Scarce pictorial map of Sable Island, Nova Scotia, Canada as a QSL card. A QSL card is a written confirmation of two-way radiocommunication between two amateur radio stations, in this case between VX9A on Sable Island and W4UW on the 40 mhz (shortwave band) on November 2, 1975. <br></br> On card stock with one vertical and two horizontal folds, as issued. Verso with text and halftone images.
6403Historical pictorial map of Chatham, Mass. By Rich 1979.DetailsRich, Howard L.1979
Pictorial Historical Map of Chatham Massachusetts
Rich, Howard L.
1979
LOC:87
$225.00Rich--Howard-L-Pictorial-Historical-Map-of-Chatham-MassachusettsA fine original, first edition, pictorial historical map of Chatham, Massachusetts. Why buy a cheap copy when you can have the original version for a few dollars more? <br></br> The map shows numerous historical points of interest, those features no longer existing are shown in green font color. Includes an inset map of Monomoy Island and a smaller inset graphic representing the attack on Fort Fortune during October, 1606. Verso is blank. <br></br> Key geographical features on this historical map include Lookout Hill, Stage Harbor, Old Harbor, Great Beach, Strong Island, Great Hill, Morris Island, and Hardings Beach. Among the many historical events and locations that Rich chose to represent are the Mass. Humane Society hut for shipwrecked sailors, Old Harbor Life Saving Station, a ship's block factory, an Indian meeting house and burial ground, and the numerous salt works near Ryder's Cove. <br></br> Drawn by Howard L. Rich in 1979. Published by the Chatham Historical Society.
6397World Cannabis March on the U.N. poster from May, 1984 by Franzen.DetailsFranzen, Dana1984
World Cannabis March on the U.N. Poster 1984
Franzen, Dana
1984
LOC:300
$285.00Franzen--DanaWorld-Cannabis-March-on-the-U-N--Poster-1984Original, scarce and very colorful poster "World Cannabis March on the U.N." from 1984 on heavier and higher-quality newsprint by the 5th Avenue Pot Parade Coalition. Designed by Dana Franzen for A Yipster Times Publication. The poster was a center-fold insert advertising a protest parade in New York City against the Reagan Administration's policies on cannabis. The march was to start at 11 A.M. May 5, 1984 at Washington Square Park. <br></br> Verso with a black and white poster for "Rock Against Racism." <br></br> Ships folded as issued.