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Chicago’s Gangland. Prepared by Frederic M. Thrasher 1923-26
A first edition presentation copy inscribed by the author — Frederic M. Thrasher’s study and map of Gangs in Prohibition-Era Chicago.Cartographer(s): Fredric Milton ThrasherPlace/Date: Chicago / 1927$3,500 Add to cart
Partie Orientale Du Canada Traduite de l’Anglois de Carte de Jefferys publiée a Londres en May 1755…
Scarce 1755 map of French and British historical claims, published in Paris on the eve of the Seven Years’ War.Cartographer(s): Georges-Louis le RougePlace/Date: Paris / 1755$2,200 Add to cart
A THING WELL BEGUN IS HALF DONE. UNCLE SAM—“Finish the canal, McKinley, and make our national expansion complete in your first administration.”
William McKinley & Uncle Sam: a wonderful 1899 persuasive map advocating for the construction of the Nicaragua Canal.Cartographer(s): Frederick Victor GillamPlace/Date: New York / 1899$975 Add to cart
“As the Crow Flies” A 200-Ft. “Airline” Boulevard Between Fort Worth and Dallas
A highly artistic broadside for the visionary Dallas-Fort Worth Airline Boulevard: a Depression-era infrastructure project designed to bridge and unite two Texas cities.Cartographer(s): C.K. Chambers (Southwestern Engraving Co.)Place/Date: Fort Worth, Texas / ca. 1930$2,900 Add to cart
PORT OF SAN FRANCISCO. WHERE THE FAR EAST BEGINS [Japanese language version]
Rare Japanese language bird’s-eye-view in the style of Saul Steinberg showing the port of San Francisco as the gateway to Pacific commerce.Place/Date: San Francisco / 1984$875 Add to cart
South San Francisco. Issued By The South San Francisco Land & Improvement Co.
Large-format c. 1890 Rand McNally promotional map of South San Francisco.Place/Date: Chicago / ca. 1890$2,600 Add to cart
Angling in Troubled Waters. A Serio-Comic Map of Europe by Frederick W. Rose, Author of the “Octopus” Map of Europe.
A never-folded example of Frederick W. Rose’s iconic 1899 caricature map of Europe on a collision course.Place/Date: London / 1899On Hold Read more