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Biblio is proud to not just sell rare and antique books, but to also sell rare and antique maps and atlases. You can find a diverse selection of rare maps and atlases in the Biblio Rare Book Room, and many of them include astounding illustrations and detailed notes. Be sure to browse the rare maps and atlases section of the Biblio Rare Book Room to find a special book or map that just might add considerable value to your rare and antique book collection.

[World Map, Bible]: A Map of all the Earth and how after the Flood it was divided among the Sons of Noah by Moxon, Joseph

Amsterdam: Visscher, Nicholas (Nicolaus), 1685. Very good, early color (perhaps some recent enhancement), few tiny worm holes, minor restoration at lower right (no image loss) and flattened center fold. Minmial browning margins. The date is approximate. ...

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The English Atlas by PITT, Moses (ca. 1639-1697)

Printed at the Theater, for Moses Pitt at the Angel in St.. Pauls Church-Yard, London, 1680-1681-1683-1682, 1680. 4 volumes. Folio (21 4/8 x 14 inches). Letterpress title-pages, two printed in red and black and with small engraved vignettes, letterpress i...

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Theatro d'el orbe de la Tierra by ORTELIUS, Abraham (1527-1598)

Antwerp: Jan Baptist Vrients, 1602. Folio (18 x 12 inches). EXCEPTIONALLY FINE HAND-COLOURED engraved title-page HEIGHTED WITH GOLD, coat of arms of Philip III of Spain by P.A. Schottus, portrait of Ortelius and 149 engraved maps by Frans Hogenberg and ot...

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Atlas-i Cedid (the modern Atlas) with the text, Ucalet ul Cografiya. 2 vols. by Mahmud Raif Pasha

The Text volume printed in 1218 H-1803 AD by Abd ur Rahman el Muderris in Uskudar. 79 ff in hard cover binding with gilt Tughra of the Sultan Abdul Hamid II. and the second volume in full leather binding tooled in gold, contains 24 maps (of 25) lacking th...

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Ottoman manuscript map of Iraq and Vilayet-i Basra containing Kuwait and the northern parts of Nejd by Ottoman military staff

Map. Very Good. No Binding. 97x67 cm. manuscript ink and colours with a big manuscript logo of the Ottoman military staff. After the map made by the British military staff in 1907, published by the lithographic press in 1911 and preserved in the Topograph...

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cihannuma (mirror of the world) complete copy with all of the maps, contemporary hand-colored by KATIB CELEBI (Mustafa ibn Abd Allah, aka Haci Halife, 1609-1657)

with 40 contemporary hand-colored maps complete. corners of the first 4p. repaired with missing of few words from the preface. otherwise, fine copy in modern fine Ottoman style binding lavishly gilt in gold. FIRST AND ONLY EDITION OF THE JIHANNUMA. Plann...

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Property Map of Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey, Prepared by Hudson Maxim for the Morris Canal Investigation Commission, November 16, 1912, Compiled from Various Maps and Actual Surveys by P. E. Boomer, C. E by Maxim, Hudson; & P. E. Boomer

Borough of Hopatcong, New Jersey?, 1912. Near Fine condition. SEE PHOTO. This is a beautiful and very scarce color map of Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey. When unfolded it measures 18" tall by 38" wide. Some folds have been neatly reinforced on t...

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Ottoman manuscript maritime/naval map (the coastal map from Basra to Qatar by the Ottoman naval survey. Together with a printed report by the Ottoman ministry of foreign affairs: the question of the Qatar coasts ) by The Ottoman naval survey

1908 Map. Very Good. No Binding. Detailed Ottoman manuscript coastal map on silk paper, 85 x 29.5 cm contains: Basra, Muhammara, Kuwait islands (with the location of an assumed rail road beginning from Umm Qasr), Kuwait, and its harbours, Eastern Nejd and...

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Uskudar: MuhendisHane-i Berr-i Humatun (The Royal school of military engneering) Atlas. Illus. by YUMNI. Very Good. Hardcover. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. 1860's THIRTY NINE HAND COLORED MAPS MOSTLY SIGNED BY (YUMNI). MOST OF THEM ARE DESCRIBED IN THE OT...

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(Map of Holy Land- Canaan): Canaan by Speed (Speede), John

London: Christopher Browne (at the Globe near the West End of St. Pauls Church), 1695. Good, hand colored outlines, This is the Christopher Browne imprint (see Roderick M. Barron's description in his catalogue 33 as to the recent discovery of this im...

From The Prime Meridian: Antique Maps & Books


cihannuma or Jihannuma (Mirror of the world) by KATIB CELEBI (Mustafa ibn Abd Allah, aka Haci Halife, 1609-1657)

SPECIAL PRICE.. The small map (on single page) of China, first page of the preface and last page of the index are facsimiles, else; complete with 39 original maps and shapes, mint condition and wide complete margins. 698pp of Ottoman Turkish text, printed...

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Official military map of Hejaz printed by the Egyptian Survey for the Arab Bureau under authority from the war office in 1916 , Second provisional sheet Medina - Mecca by Arab Bureau - the war office in Cairo

Paper on cloth, 114 x 89 cm. The British expedition in Arabian Hejaz during the first world war - Arab revolt. (Medina - Mecca) reprint of the first provisional issue with large corrections. Published by the Survey of Egypt for Arabe Bureau; under authori...

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Pictorial Atlas of the Greater United States and the World compiled especially for the Philadelphia Inquirer, by the Philadelphia Inquirer Company

Philadelphia: George F. Cram, 1903. Hardcover. Very Good -. 350 p.: full-page and double-page color maps and charts, in-text illustrations; 38 cm. Dark green cloth with black and gilt stamped cover title dated 1903. All page edges red. George F. Cram...

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