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An Early American Missionary Atlas


Atlas/ Hawaii/ Map Printing. SIDNEY E. MORSE & CO. [New York, 1848]
The Cerographic Missionary Atlas… [Imprint inside front cover:] Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1848, By Se. E. Morse & Co.,….
12 x 13 ½ inches
Oblong quarto in original tan wrappers; 18 wax-engraved maps; relatively light wear to covers and maps with occasional light foxing, evidence of having been vertically folded, still excellent condition of its kind.
$1,850


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By the “Foremost Woman Lithographer of her Time” (Deak)


New York City/ Brooklyn/ New Jersey. PALMER, Fanny F. (Artist & Lithographer)/ CURRIER & IVES [New York, 1860]
New York Bay. From Bay Ridge, L.I. .
17 x 22 inches.
Lithograph with original hand color; few short marginal tears, some extending slightly into image, professionally restored, some light soiling, overall good.
$3,850


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Very Rare Greek Map of the Americas


Western Hemisphere. LAZARIDES, Her [Athens, 1860]
Xapthe The Amepikhe Ek Toy Ataantoe Toy… ["Map of American from the atlas of…"].
25 x 19 inches
folding to 11 x 6 ¾ inches. Original hand color; dissected & mounted on linen as issued; slight staining & fold wear, else excellent.
$2,850


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The Earliest Acquirable Plan of the Battle of Gettysburg


Battle of Gettyburg. DITTERLINE, T. [New York, 1863 but 1871]
Field Of Gettysburg …Prepared By T. Ditterline.
18 ½ x 14 ¾ inches
Lithograph with original hand color; reinforced at folds with slight losses at intersections, some marginal staining & mend, overall a very good, attractive example. [With pamphlet:] Sketch Of The Battles Of Gettysburg…New York…1871. 24 pp. in original silked paper covers; losses to cover & first 4 leaves but no missing printed surface.
$4,500


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A Remarkable American Astronomical Device


Planetarium/ Armillary Sphere/ Scientific Education. BRYANT, Henry L. [Hartford, CT., 1872]
The Celestial Indicator .

18 1/2 inches high, 11 1/2 inches diameter, 7 1/2 inch diameter base. Comprised of a series of calibrated brass armillary bands forming a spherical frame, surrounding an orrery mechanism comprised of the various known planets represented by wooden spheres on wire armatures, spherical and painted wooden representation of the earth with revolving moon sphere, a rectangular plate representing the asteroid belt, and at the very center a brass sphere representing the sun, turning by a knob on the outer part of the sphere. The brass bands mounted with instruction label, label showing the stars in the zodiac belt, and central front label on rounded plate showing the northern sky including the serpent constellation. All raised on a round cast iron base with gilt-line decoration. Some tarnishing of metals, still excellent condition overall.
$18,000


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