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May 2017
Martayan Lan
Fine Antique Maps, Atlases and Globes

70 East 55th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10022

Gallery Hours: Monday Through Friday, 9:30-6:00
Saturdays and evenings by appointment.

Any of these maps may be purchased directly via our website, but if you have any questions about these or any other items in our stock, please feel free to call.

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Rare, Striking 16th Century World Map

World. JODE, G & C. DE [Antwerp, 1589/1593]
Totius Orbis Cogniti Universalis Descriptio.
13 ¾ x 20 inches
Fine hand color; fine condition; elegantly framed.

Superb Example of Ortelius’ Suite of Sea Monsters

Iceland. ORTELIUS, A. [Antwerp, 1595]
13 ¼ x 19 ¼ inches
Fine hand color; fine condition.

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The Original Plan of Green Bay, Wisconsin

Green Bay, WI. . ELLIS, A. G. [New York, 1836]
Plat of Navarino Green Bay, Wisconsin Territory. 1836..., Daniel Whitney, Joshua Whitney, Henry Hamilton - Proprietors. A. E. Baker’s Lithogry. 8 Wall St. N. York, 1836.
17 x 23 ½ inches
Folding map in embossed green cloth covers. Very slight reinforced fold wear, mended split at point of attachment to covers; else excellent condition.

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A Pivotal, English Map of the Northeast

Northeast. SPEED, J./ LAMB, F. [London, 1676]
A Map of New England and New York.
14 ¾ x 19 ¾ inches.
Fine hand color; marginal mends with virtually no loss; else excellent condition with a strong impression.

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One of the Finest & Most Important Early Plans of New York City

Manhattan. MONTRESOR, J./ VALENTINE, D. T. [New York, 1775/ 1855]
A Plan of the City of New-York & its Environs to Greenwich... Survey'd in the Winter, 1775 Sold by A. Dury, Dukes Court St. Martins Lane.
24 x 19 inches
Lithograph with fine hand color; mounted on a board, else excellent.

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The Best Early English Map of Russia

Russia/ Lithuania/ Ukraine. SPEED, J. [London, 1676]
A Map of Russia.
15 5/8 x 20 1/8 inches
Fine hand color; a few mended splits in lower margin, two just entering surface, else excellent condition.

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One of the First European Printed Maps
To Focus on India and Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia/ India. FRIES, L./ WALDSEEMULLER, M. [Vienne, 1522/ 1541]
Tabula Nova Utriusque Indiae.
. 11 ½ x 17 ¼ inches
A stain in the title, else excellent condition

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An Important Early Map of China

China / Korea. JANSSON, J./ LOON, J. VAN [Amsterdam, 1675]
Imperii Sinarum Nova Descriptio. .
18 ½ x 21 inches.
Fine original color; fine condition.

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Beautifully Engraved Straits of Magellan

Straits of Magellan/ Patagonia/ Tierra del Fuego. OGILBY, J. [London, 1671]
Tabula Magellanica, Qua Tierrae Del Fuego ...
11 ½ x 14 ¼ inches.
Fine hand color; fine condition.

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A Magnificent Atlas of the Ancient World

Atlas. ORTELIUS, A. [Antwerp, 1624]
Abrahami Ortelii theatri orbis terrarum parergon; sive veteris geographiae tabulae, . . . Edition novissima . . . Balthasaris Moreti. Antverpiae, ex officina Plantiniana, 1624.
Contemp. vellum, red morrocco label, shaken; 39 map sheets, 3 views, 2 plates; all with fine hand color; light damp-staining and conservation to bottom margins in early pages; overall sound, very good.

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