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Announcing our newest gallery location in
Saint Helena, California
with a special exhibition on view now:


The Shaping of California,
A Cartographic History:
1719-1901

CHATELAIN. Carte Tres Curieuse ...1719
CHATELAIN. Carte Tres Curieuse ...1719
This map provides an amazing graphical depiction of the age of discovery and the character of the New World. It is embellished with more than 35 insets and vignettes of various scenes and regions in the New World. California is shown as an Island.
$ 35,000.00
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de Fer. La Californie ou Nouvelle Caroline. 1720
de Fer. La Californie ou Nouvelle Caroline. 1720
One of the most interesting cartographic myths of the European exploration of the Americas is depicted in this magnificent map by Nicolas de Fer which shows the North American west coast with California as a large island. \
$ 24,000.00
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Brue. Nouvelle Carte du Mexique...1834
Brue. Nouvelle Carte du Mexique...1834
A magnificent map showing Texas as a province, Upper California and Mexico, and of importance for showing Jedediah Smith's journey to California and back in 1826.
$ 22,000.00
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Emmerson. Map of the United States and Mexico...1846
Emmerson. Map of the United States and Mexico...1846
John Haven had a reputation for publishing maps which asserted contentious boundary lines during the era of rapid westward expansion, and this map is no exception. It depicts Oregon's boundary as above the 54th parallel (marked "Boundary claimed by United States") as well as one near the 48th parallel ("Boundary offered as Compromise by U.S."). The map also depicts disputed boundary lines between Texas and Mexico in the same year the Mexican-American War began.
$ 6,500.00
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Ensign & Thayer. Map of the Gold Regions of California...1849
Ensign & Thayer. Map of the Gold Regions of California...1849
This vibrant map is a significant and extremely rare document of the California Gold Rush. Published in 1849, it offered prospective gold seekers all of the information necessary to make the arduous trek to the West Coast.
$ 16,000.00
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Doolittle & Munson, New Map of the United States and Mexico....1849
Doolittle & Munson, New Map of the United States and Mexico....1849
Produced during the Mexican-American War. At that time the Treaty of Cahuenga had just ended the conflict in California. John C. Fremont was installed as the state’s first governor in January of 1849.
$ 14,000.00
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Derby. The Sacramento Valley...1850
Derby. The Sacramento Valley...1850
Map ofthe Sacramento Valley showing where gold was first struck in California.
$ 1,800.00
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DISTURNELL. Mapa de los Estados Unidos.... 1850
DISTURNELL. Mapa de los Estados Unidos.... 1850
One of the most important maps in American History, this was the map that was used to negotiate the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo that brought the Mexican American War to a close.
$ 85,000.00
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Gibbes. A New Map of the California Gold Region. 1851
Gibbes. A New Map of the California Gold Region. 1851
FIRST MAP OF CALIFORNIA TO SHOW COUNTY BOUNDARIES (Streeter)First edition.
$ 18,000.00
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Butler. Map of Gold Region in California. 1851
Butler. Map of Gold Region in California. 1851
From the important cartographical library of Warren Heckrotte, a rare map covering northern California with details of the gold region.
$ 8,500.00
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Colton's Map of the United States of America...1856
Colton's Map of the United States of America...1856
An exceptionally beautiful map of considerable historic importance, this is J. H. Colton's first edition 1849 map of the United States on the cusp of the California Gold Rush. Colton depicts the borders of the United States as consolidated under the 1848 Treaty of Guadeloupe Hidalgo signed at the end of the Mexican American War.
$ 14,000.00
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Emmons. A Manuscript Map of Saucelito. 1868
Emmons. A Manuscript Map of Saucelito. 1868
Provenance: Spring Valley Water Company, Leland Stanford and W.B .Bourne, presented as evidence at the California Supreme court -1917 SVWCo. VS SFPUC, with court stamp on verso
$ 24,000.00
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Bancroft. Map of California, Nevada, Utah and Arizona...1873
Bancroft. Map of California, Nevada, Utah and Arizona...1873
An exceptional map of California, Nevada and Utah by Bancroft and Company. A.L. Bancroft and CompanyMap of California, Nevada, Utah and Arizona. The folding map’s portability meant that the map could be used in the field as a travel resource.
$ 18,000.00
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BOS. The Transportation Lines of the Pacific Coast Prepared by the Chief of Statistics... 1885
BOS. The Transportation Lines of the Pacific Coast Prepared by the Chief of Statistics... 1885

$ 1,200.00
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Alexander. Hawaii – Hawaii Islands. 1906
Alexander. Hawaii – Hawaii Islands. 1906
Though the cartographic work that produced this map was started in 1885, during the Hawaiian Monarchy, the map itself, and the report that contained it, was issued following the U.S. Government's 1898 annexation of the Hawaiian Republic. The Report was an attempt to assess and examine the newly created Hawaiian Territory's potential for proper administration and development.
$ 3,800.00
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Pruess. The Oregon Trail. 1846
Pruess. The Oregon Trail. 1846
This new, and much enlarged map was commissioned by the Senate of the United States, and reproduces the area in much greater detail. It "was a road guide for Oregon emigrants such as had never previously existed.
$ 9,000.00
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MELISH, John (1771-1822) Map of the United States with the contiguous British and Spanish Possessions...1820
MELISH, John (1771-1822) Map of the United States with the contiguous British and Spanish Possessions...1820
Produced during the Mexican-American War. At that time the Treaty of Cahuenga had just ended the conflict in California. John C. Fremont was installed as the state’s first governor in January of 1849.
$ 120,000.00
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