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	 1844 LARGE HISTORIC GEOLOGIC WALL MAP GREAT BRITAIN UK
This map shows the geology and mineral distribution as well as railroads and inland navigation of Great Britain in 1844.
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1720 HOMANN LARGE MAP OF UTOPIA Accurata Utopiæ tabula
This is a large and extraordinarily interesting map of Utopia by German cartographer Johann Baptist Homann. First state of the first of the “Schlarraffenland” (or the English equivalent “Cockaigne”) maps, which parody paradise, depicted as a “land of milk and honey” where chickens fly around already cooked and each home is surrounded by a hedge of sausage. Schlarraffenland maps were popularized by German cartographers Homann and Seutter; this one is attributed to Homann. The map has all the “normal” characteristics of a real map depicting a real country: latitude/longitude lines, a scale, topography (forests, rivers, lakes, mountains), place names, demarcated regions. But, of course, the devil is in the details. The longitude of this Schlarraffenland (from 360º to 550º) literally places it off the chart—its latitude situates it on the equator, where sin is not partial to day or night. The scale suggests that one of the country’s big mouths (“Schlarrafische grosse Mäuler”) equals two small venereal or arrogant mouths (“Kleine venerische oder Hoffärtige Mäuler”). There is much fun in decoding the map’s cartographic humor, but, of course, there is always some sobering truth in something “funny”—in recognizing their own faults, viewers get the message: reform your sinful ways. From Map: Accurata Utopiæ tabula: Das ist der neu entdeckten Schalck Welt, oder des so offtbenannten, und doch nie erkanten Schlarraffenlandes, neu erfundene lacherliche Land tabell, worinnen alle und jede laster in besondere Konigreich, Provintzen und Herrschafften ab getheilet, beyneben auch die negst angrentzende Länder der Frommen des zeitlichen Auff und Untergangs auch ewigen verderbens Regionen, samt einer Erklerung anmuthig und nutzlich vorgestellt werden” ([Nuremberg: Officina Homanniana, ca. 1720]) [Accurate map of Utopia: This is the newly invented, humorous chart of the World of Fools, frequently called the Land of Cockaigne which has never been found, showing and explaining in a beautiful and useful manner any and all vices by kingdom, province, and domain, also the border countries of the faithful as well as the regions of the beginning and end of time and eternal doom]. Copperplate map, with added color.
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1794 LARGE COASTAL NAUTICAL MAP OREGON ALASKA CANADA
This is a large map of the coast of present-day Oregon, Washington, Canada and Alaska, 1794.
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1804 BEAUTIFUL BRITISH MAP OF THE KINGDOM OF CORSICA
This is a beautifully detailed detailed, British map of the island of Corsica, 1804.
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1823 ALL THE WORLD'S MOUNTAINS & RIVERS UNUSUAL MAP
This is an absolutely beautiful chart depicting the heights of mountains and the lengths of rivers together in one illustration, with the rivers hanging down over the mountains,1823.
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1824 DEAD CHEST IS. TORTOLA BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS MAP
This is a very unusual map of Dead Chest Island, Peter's Island -- Port of Tortola -- Virgin Gorda, Old Jerusalem, Cooper's Islands, 1842.
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1835 BEAUTIFUL SOLAR ECLIPTIC WALL MAP OF THE HEAVENS
This is a beautifully detailed color map including a scale exhibiting the sun's place in the ecliptic every day of the year, 1835.
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1835 LARGE SPELUNKING MAMOUTH MAMMOTH CAVE KENTUCKY MAP
This colorful and detailed map shows the Mammoth Cave, map accompanied with notes / by Edmud F. Lee, Civil Engineer, 1835. Produced by Doolittle & Munson, Cincinnati. V
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1836 LARGE FRENCH WALL MAP WORLD'S MOUNTAINS & RIVERS
This is one of the nicest examples of a comparative rivers and mountains charts. Published in 1836 by Goujon, J; Andriveau, J., map shows comparative lengths of the world's principle rivers and heights of largest mountains.
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1836 LARGE GRAPHICAL MAP WORLD'S MOUNTAINS W/ HEIGHTS
This is an extraordinarily detailed, graphical map showing the heights of the world's mountains and the lengths of the world's rivers, 1836.
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1836 LARGE N. AMERICA INDIAN TRIBE & LINGUISTICS MAP
This is a large and extraordinarily detailed map of the regions of the North America that were inhabited by Native Americans from between 1600 and 1800. Map is hand colored to show the location of Indian tribes and 11 linguistic families, published 1836.
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1840 BEAUTIFULL WALL MAP CHESAPEAKE & DELAWARE BAY
This is a beautifully detailed map of the Chesapeake and Delaware bays, 1840.
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1840 INDUSTRIAL & POLITICAL CENSUS MAP OF PENNSYLVANIA
This is a very interesting map of the state of Pennsylvania printed to show extensive statistical data for each county, 1840.
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1843 HISTORICAL GEOLOGY MAP GERMANY Geologische Karte
This is a large and extraordinarily detailed geologic map of Germany and the surrounding lands in 1843.
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1844 LARGE CELESTIAL ASTRONOMY MAP FROM NORTH POLE
This large wall map shows a celestial view from the North Pole, 1844. Title: Anno 1830. No. 5. Circumjacent the North Pole. (The Stars, on the gnomonic projection, revised by the Rev. W.R. Dawes. Under the superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge). Drawn by W. Newton. The constellations by W. Clarke archt. Engraved by J. & C. Walker. London: Chas. Knight & Co., 22, Ludgate Street. (1844).
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1844 LARGE HISTORIC MAP WORLD'S RIVERS FROM N. POLE
This large wall map shows all of the world's rivers, as viewed from the North Pole, 1844.
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1845 LARGE VOLCANOE LAVA MAP HAWAII SANDWICH ISLANDS
This is a beautiful map of volcanoes and lava beds in Hawaii. The result of a US Exploration of the "Sandwich Islands," 1845.
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1846 LARGE OREGON TRAIL MAP W/ INDIAN & WEATHER DATA
This is a large and extraordinarily detailed topographical map of the trail from Missouri to Oregon, with notations about weather and Indian tribes, 1846.
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1847 HUGE HISTORIC ETHNOGRAPHIC RACE MAP EUROPE ERUOPA
This is a large and extraordinarily detailed ethnographic map of all of western and eastern Europe, 1846. The ethnic categories are delineated by language groupings with attention paid to a proto indo-European root. This ethno-linguistic method is still used today to some degree but was the predominant method during the intense fascination with race in the middle 18th century.
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1849 HISTORICAL TIMELINE OF CIVILIZATION FRENCH MAP
This is a highly detailed French map showing the timeline of history of human civilization. Has vignettes of people, buildings, historical scenes and important places in the history of the world. Full color. Dissected into 9 sections and edged in white cloth, 1858.
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