13 results, ordered by Publication Date
1826 Nathan Hale map of New England

A landmark 1826 map New England

A most important 1826 map of New England by Nathan Hale, being the first significant large-scale map of New England issued in the 19th century. As such, it is best viewed as the successor to Thomas Jefferys’ Map of the Most Inhabited Part of New England (1755), the great regional map of the 18th century. […]

$3,500
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Leo von Rosenberg, MAP SHOWING THE MACKAY-BENNETT CABLES IN THE VICINITY OF THE PRINCIPAL FISHING GROUNDS. New York: Commercial Cable Company, 1886.

Extremely rare chart of Transatlantic submarine cables owned by the Commercial Cable Company

An extremely rare navigation chart highlighting the locations of the Transatlantic telegraph cables operated by the Commercial Cable Company (aka Mackay-Bennett), published in 1886 for distribution to fishing vessels.  In the early 1880s Western Union, controlled by Jay Gould, was the dominant player in the Transatlantic telegraph business, a position it gained by leasing existing […]

$1,500
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