Maps & Map Books from Bernett Penka Rare Books LLC

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image of Excursion Views of Narragansett Bay and Block Island

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Original walnut and glass case housing two separate mechanical moving scrolls, each one 30 ft. in length and printed with a continuously joined chromolithographic panorama of the coastline from Providence to Block Island, RI and back again. The first one presenting the Eastern Shore starting at Fox Point in Providence and continuing south past Squantum Point, Silver Spring, Pomham… Read more
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$15,000.00
image of Carte Topographique des Environs de Versailles, dite des Chasses Impériales, levée et dressée de 1764 à 1773 par les Ingénieurs Géographes des Camps et Armées, commandés par feu M. Berthier, Colonel, leur chef; Terminée en 1807: par ordre de Napoléon, Empereur des Français, Roi d'Italie, et Protecteur de la Confédération du Rhin. Pendant le Ministère de S.A.S.M. le Maréchal Alexandre Berthier, Prince de Neuchatel

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Large atlas of Versailles and the surrounding towns, with twelve maps total including one map depicting the overall area covered in the atlas, and eleven more detailed maps covering the towns and immediate surroundings of Mantes, Poissy, St. Denis, Crépieres, Versailles, Paris, Montfor l'Amaury, Chevreuse, Sceaux, Rambouillet, Arpajon, and Corbeil. Very minor scattered soiling or toning, very fine… Read more
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$12,500.00
image of Environs de Paris, Dressés d'Après les Chasses D. Coutans, et Ses Propres Levés

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Detailed early 19th century hand-colored engraved map of Paris and its environs, covering the area from La Ferté-Alais in the south to Blincourt in the north, and from Gressey in the west to Coulommiers in the east, with four small inset maps of St. Germain en Laye, St. Cloud, Versailles, and Fontainebleau at the corners, each with its own… Read more
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$2,750.00
image of The Amphibious Sketch: Its Function In Amphibious Training and Operations, Its Preparation and Reproduction Afloat, Together With Technical Hints on the Operation of Seagoing Map Reproduction Units

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68 pp. restricted military publication on amphibious warfare including chapters on the preparation of panoramic drawings, the development of beach sketches, the development of shoreline sketches, variations in design, and technical information for drafting and reproduction. Profusely illustrated throughout with diagrams, 15 large folding maps and diagrams, and transparent overlays. 4to. Original pictorial printed wrpps., plastic ring binding. Very… Read more
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$9,500.00
image of Plan Routier de la Ville de Fauxbourgs de Paris divisé en douze Mairies

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Early 19th century road map of downtown Paris and its immediate surroundings showing the location of the twelve municipal districts and town halls, with a legend including street names, police, hospitals, parishes, markets, bridges, and other sites and landmarks, with hand-drawn colored borders outlining the districts. Some toning, minor soiling, some tears along creases. Approx. 33 by 15-3/4 inches,… Read more
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$1,350.00
image of Carte topographique et statistique des environs de Paris, donnant la population de chaque commune, avec des notes sur ce qu''il y a de plus curieux à y voir

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Early 19th century map of the suburbs of Paris, from Montmorency in the north to Vissons and Villeneuve in the south, and from St. Germain and Versailles in the west to Noisy-le-Grand in the east, with towns and sites including chateaux and parks marked with short captions and elevations. Very minor toning along creases. 16mo. Boards. Abrasions, rubbing, loss… Read more
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$600.00
image of Paris sous Napoléon Ier, La Topographie de Paris, Ou Plan Détaillé de la Ville de Paris et de ses Faubourgs

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16 pp. introduction, including a street index and indices of notable buildings and other sites, to a presentation of 6 double-page plates showing 20 illustrations from a reproduction of an 1808 map of the city. Tall 4to. Plates loose as issued in wrpps. portfolio. Paris (A. Tardie) 1908.
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$200.00