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A remarkable Sotzmann map of the United States

A rare and important separately-published map of the United States, based on Samuel Lewis’s 1795 and Aaron Arrowsmith’s 1796 maps of the country as well as other unnamed sources. The map was almost certainly compiled by famed German mapmaker Daniel Friedrich Sotzmann, perhaps to accompany his rare suite of ten state maps issued in the […]

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German-language map of Grant’s Overland Campaign

An extremely rare broadside map of the Richmond, Virginia area, published for by G.W. Colton New York’s German population during Grant’s Overland Campaign of May-June 1864. The Overland Campaign of the Civil War began in May 1864 and entailed almost two months of nonstop, bloody fighting at The Wilderness, Spotsylvania Courthouse, Cold Harbor and elsewhere. […]

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1847 Adelsverein map of Texas

1847 Adelsverein map of Texas

A very rare map highlighting lands owned by the Adelsverein, a consortium of noblemen dedicated to establishing German colonies in Texas. Established in 1842 by a group of German noblemen, the mission of the Adelsverein (literally, “Association of Nobles”) was to acquire land in Texas and encourage their countrymen to settle thereon. The goals were […]

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