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  • Vera totius expeditionis nauticae. Hondius' map of the World (1595) Date: 1595 Author: Jodocus Hondius Dwnld: Full Size (11.15mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the World that you might want to check out. Noted Flemish cartographer Jodocus Hondius' map of the world as it was known in 1595.

    Hondius’ map of the World (1595)

    Vera totius expeditionis nauticae. Hondius' map of the World (1595) Date: 1595 Author: Jodocus Hondius Dwnld: Full Size (11.15mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the World that you might want to check out. Noted Flemish cartographer Jodocus Hondius' map of the world as it was known in 1595.
  • Nova et accuratissima totius terrarum orbis tabula. Blaeu's map of the World (1684) Date: 1684 Author: Joan Blaeu Dwnld: Full Size (9.11mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the World that you might want to check out. Dutch cartographer Joan Blaeu's map of the world as it was known...

    Blaeu’s map of the World (1684)

    Nova et accuratissima totius terrarum orbis tabula. Blaeu's map of the World (1684) Date: 1684 Author: Joan Blaeu Dwnld: Full Size (9.11mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the World that you might want to check out. Dutch cartographer Joan Blaeu's map of the world as it was known...
  • The east coast of Florida is paradise regained. Promotional map of Florida (1898) Date: 1898 Author: J.P. Beckwith Dwnld: Full Size (15.04mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Florida that you might want to check out. With a name like "The East Coast of Florida is Paradise Regained", J.P....

    “Florida is Paradise Regained” map (1898)

    The east coast of Florida is paradise regained. Promotional map of Florida (1898) Date: 1898 Author: J.P. Beckwith Dwnld: Full Size (15.04mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Florida that you might want to check out. With a name like "The East Coast of Florida is Paradise Regained", J.P....
  • The Chevalier Map of San Francisco Chevalier Map of San Francisco (1912) Date: 1912 Author: August Chevalier Dwnld: Full Size (29.1mb) Source: DRMC Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the great state of California that you might want to check out. The great folks over at the David Rumsey Map Collection just released...

    Chevalier map of San Francisco (1912)

    The Chevalier Map of San Francisco Chevalier Map of San Francisco (1912) Date: 1912 Author: August Chevalier Dwnld: Full Size (29.1mb) Source: DRMC Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of the great state of California that you might want to check out. The great folks over at the David Rumsey Map Collection just released...
  • With the gracious permission of somethingaboutmaps – [ portfolio || prints || RSS || twitter ] we bring you these three maps of the riverine transport network of the Mississippi divided into "upper", "middle", and "lower" portions. Head over to their site and check out their many maps of other rivers; you won't regret it. Upper Mississippi River Purchase a print from somethingaboutmaps — [download PDF]. Middle Mississippi River Purchase...

    the Mississippi River, by Daniel Huffman (2011)

    With the gracious permission of somethingaboutmaps – [ portfolio || prints || RSS || twitter ] we bring you these three maps of the riverine transport network of the Mississippi divided into "upper", "middle", and "lower" portions. Head over to their site and check out their many maps of other rivers; you won't regret it. Upper Mississippi River Purchase a print from somethingaboutmaps — [download PDF]. Middle Mississippi River Purchase...
  • Historical map American Expeditionary Force WWI Map of the American Expeditionary Force (1932) Date: 1932 Author: Ezra C Stiles Dwnld: Full Size (11.39mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other military maps that you might want to check out. Tomorrow is Armistice Day -- the 94th anniversary of the end of World...

    WWI Map of the American Expeditionary Force (1932)

    Historical map American Expeditionary Force WWI Map of the American Expeditionary Force (1932) Date: 1932 Author: Ezra C Stiles Dwnld: Full Size (11.39mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other military maps that you might want to check out. Tomorrow is Armistice Day -- the 94th anniversary of the end of World...
  • Map of California Roads for Cyclers Blum's Map of California Roads for Cyclers (1896) Date: 1896 Author: George W Blum Dwnld: Full Size (18.70mb) Source: Rumsey Map Collection Print Availability: Read the image's Imperfections Manifest page for a better understanding of this print. pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other California maps that you might want to check out. As an avid cyclist, with close...

    Blum’s Bicycle Map of California Roads (1896)

    Map of California Roads for Cyclers Blum's Map of California Roads for Cyclers (1896) Date: 1896 Author: George W Blum Dwnld: Full Size (18.70mb) Source: Rumsey Map Collection Print Availability: Read the image's Imperfections Manifest page for a better understanding of this print. pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other California maps that you might want to check out. As an avid cyclist, with close...
  • Atlas Catalan de 1375 Abraham Cresques' “Catalan Atlas” World Map (1387) Date: 1387 Author: Abraham Cresques Dwnld: Full Size: 01, 02, 03, 04 Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Historical maps that you might want to check out. Here's the latest installment of Multi-Map Monday. Famed 14th-Century Jewish cartographer Abraham Cresques...

    Cresques’ Catalan Atlas – World Maps (1387)

    Atlas Catalan de 1375 Abraham Cresques' “Catalan Atlas” World Map (1387) Date: 1387 Author: Abraham Cresques Dwnld: Full Size: 01, 02, 03, 04 Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Historical maps that you might want to check out. Here's the latest installment of Multi-Map Monday. Famed 14th-Century Jewish cartographer Abraham Cresques...
  • Marshall Islands Stick Map Marshall Islands “Stick Map” (1920s) Date: 1920 Author: Unknown Dwnld: 01 (11.57mb); 02 (11.1mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Non-Western maps that you might want to check out. Hard-core map geeks prolly already knew about this. But if you're a casual fan, or just starting out......

    Marshall Islands “Stick Maps” (1920s)

    Marshall Islands Stick Map Marshall Islands “Stick Map” (1920s) Date: 1920 Author: Unknown Dwnld: 01 (11.57mb); 02 (11.1mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Non-Western maps that you might want to check out. Hard-core map geeks prolly already knew about this. But if you're a casual fan, or just starting out......
  • Grand birds eye view of the Great East River Suspension Bridge. Connecting the cities of New York & Brooklyn Currier and Ives print of the Brooklyn Bridge in 1885 Date: 1885 Author: Currier and Ives Dwnld: Full Size (15.71mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of New York City that...

    Brooklyn Bridge by Currier and Ives (1885)

    Grand birds eye view of the Great East River Suspension Bridge. Connecting the cities of New York & Brooklyn Currier and Ives print of the Brooklyn Bridge in 1885 Date: 1885 Author: Currier and Ives Dwnld: Full Size (15.71mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of New York City that...
  • Creed crusher, or, spiritual mill for pulverizing creed &c., : God dwelleth not in temples made with hands, Acts 17 c. 24 v. Lewis' Creed Crusher; a Spiritual Mill for Pulverizing Creeds - Religious (1867) Date: 1867 Author: Thomas J Lewis Dwnld: Full Size (14.77mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other...

    Creed Crusher; a Mill for Pulverizing Creeds (1867)

    Creed crusher, or, spiritual mill for pulverizing creed &c., : God dwelleth not in temples made with hands, Acts 17 c. 24 v. Lewis' Creed Crusher; a Spiritual Mill for Pulverizing Creeds - Religious (1867) Date: 1867 Author: Thomas J Lewis Dwnld: Full Size (14.77mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other...
  • A. Ruger's Birdseye map of Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1867. Birdseye view of Minneapolis, Minnesota Date: 1867 Author: A. Ruger Dwnld: Full Size (14.1mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Minnesota that you might want to check out. Ruger's illustration of Minneapolis [gmap] centered on Saint Anthony Falls, the only (remaining) natural waterfall on the...

    Birdseye view of Minneapolis, Minnesota (1867)

    A. Ruger's Birdseye map of Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1867. Birdseye view of Minneapolis, Minnesota Date: 1867 Author: A. Ruger Dwnld: Full Size (14.1mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Minnesota that you might want to check out. Ruger's illustration of Minneapolis [gmap] centered on Saint Anthony Falls, the only (remaining) natural waterfall on the...
  • Alvord-Peters Co.'s birdseye map of Sandusky, Ohio in 1898. Birdseye view Sandusky, Ohio Date: 1898 Author: Alvord-Peters Co. Dwnld: Full Size (13.1mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Ohio maps that you might want to check out. Alvord-Peters Co.'s birdseye map of Sandusky, Ohio [gmap] in 1898. For more maps and images from this period in...

    Birdseye Map of Sandusky, Ohio (1898)

    Alvord-Peters Co.'s birdseye map of Sandusky, Ohio in 1898. Birdseye view Sandusky, Ohio Date: 1898 Author: Alvord-Peters Co. Dwnld: Full Size (13.1mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Ohio maps that you might want to check out. Alvord-Peters Co.'s birdseye map of Sandusky, Ohio [gmap] in 1898. For more maps and images from this period in...
  • Geo. H. Walker's birdseye view of Boston in 1902. Birdseye view of Boston, Beach & Clarridge Co. Date: 1902 Author: Geo. H. Walker and Co. Dwnld: Full Size (10.6mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Boston that you might want to check out. I can only salute the hubris of the Beach &...

    Birdseye view of Boston, Beach and Clarridge (1902)

    Geo. H. Walker's birdseye view of Boston in 1902. Birdseye view of Boston, Beach & Clarridge Co. Date: 1902 Author: Geo. H. Walker and Co. Dwnld: Full Size (10.6mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Boston that you might want to check out. I can only salute the hubris of the Beach &...
  • Rascher's birdseye view of the Chicago meatpacking district in 1890. Birdseye View of the Chicago Meatpacking District and Stockyards Date: 1890 Author: Charles Rascher Dwnld: Full Size (12.2mb) Source: LoC: pm001494 Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Illinois maps that you might want to check out. Fans of Upton Sinclair's novel "the Jungle" will want...

    Chicago Meatpacking District and Stockyards (1890)

    Rascher's birdseye view of the Chicago meatpacking district in 1890. Birdseye View of the Chicago Meatpacking District and Stockyards Date: 1890 Author: Charles Rascher Dwnld: Full Size (12.2mb) Source: LoC: pm001494 Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other Illinois maps that you might want to check out. Fans of Upton Sinclair's novel "the Jungle" will want...
  • Henry F. Vogel's pen drawing of St. Louis from 1884. The Progress of the City of St. Louis Date: 1884 Author: Henry F. Vogel Dwnld: Full Size (10.4mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Missouri that you might want to check out. Vogel's map of the Progress of the City of St. Louis [gmap],...

    Vogel’s The Progress of St. Louis (1884)

    Henry F. Vogel's pen drawing of St. Louis from 1884. The Progress of the City of St. Louis Date: 1884 Author: Henry F. Vogel Dwnld: Full Size (10.4mb) Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map isn't part of any series, but we have other maps of Missouri that you might want to check out. Vogel's map of the Progress of the City of St. Louis [gmap],...
  • Birdseye map of New York City by United States Printing & Lithograph Co. - 1912 US40 #1 NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK (Birdseye Map, 1912, US Print and Litho) Date: 1912 Author: US Print. and Lith. Co Dwnld: Full Size (22mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map is part of a series depicting the 40 largest cities in the United...

    New York City, by Knickerbocker Beer (1912)

    Birdseye map of New York City by United States Printing & Lithograph Co. - 1912 US40 #1 NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK (Birdseye Map, 1912, US Print and Litho) Date: 1912 Author: US Print. and Lith. Co Dwnld: Full Size (22mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map is part of a series depicting the 40 largest cities in the United...
  • Map of Los Angeles railway systems in 1906 US40 #2 LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (Rail Systems, 1906) Date: 1906 Author: LA Travel and Hotel Bureau Dwnld: Full Size (14mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map is part of a series depicting the 40 largest cities in the United States (as ranked by CBSA). This series will run through the month of...

    Map of Los Angeles, California Rail Systems (1906)

    Map of Los Angeles railway systems in 1906 US40 #2 LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (Rail Systems, 1906) Date: 1906 Author: LA Travel and Hotel Bureau Dwnld: Full Size (14mb) Source: Library of Congress Print Availability: See our Prints Page for more details pff This map is part of a series depicting the 40 largest cities in the United States (as ranked by CBSA). This series will run through the month of...
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