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George Vancouver,
British explorer, captain in the Royal Navy, 1757-1798

 
2727sm

George Vancouver's Chart of the West Coast of N.A.

Carte de la Partie de la Cote Nord-Ouest de L'Amerique
in the years 1792, 1793, 1794

Engraved by Blondeau
Published Paris

Hand-coloured engraving

Printed area: 29 1/4" x 23"

CDN $3450

 
   
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George Vancouver 1757-98

Village de Cheslakees dans le Detroit de Johnstone

Copperplate engraving

"A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean... in the Years 1790-95"

French edition 1799-1800
Engraved by Alexandre Tardieu

Image 6 1/8" x 9 1/16
Paper: 8 5/8" x 11 1/2"

CDN $275

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George Vancouver 1757-98

Anse des Saumons dans L'Entrée de L'Observatoire

Copperplate engraving

"A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean... in the Years 1790-95"

French edition 1799-1800
Engraved by Alexandre Tardieu

Image 6 3/16" x 9 1/16
Paper: 8 3/4" x 11 1/2"

CDN $275


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James Cook
British explorer, navigator, cartographer, captain in the Royal Navy 1728 - 1779

 
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James Cook 1728-1779

Un Homme de L'Entrée de Nootka


Copperplate engraving

Troisième voyage de Cook…

Date: 1785

Engraved by Benard

Image: 8 7/8" x 6 3/4"
Paper: 10 1/2" x 8 1/2"

CDN $250

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James Cook 1728-1779

Une Femme de L'Entrée de Nootka

Copperplate engraving

Troisième voyage de Cook…

Date: 1785

Engraved by Benard

Image: 8 7/8" x 6 3/4"
Paper: 10 1/2" x 8 1/2"

CDN $250

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James Cook 1728-1779

Vue de L'Interieur D'Une Maison de L'Entrée de Nootka

Copperplate engraving

Troisième voyage de Cook…
Date: 1785

Engraved by Benard

Image: 8 7/8" x 14 3/8"
Paper: 10 5/8" x 16 1/2"

CDN $250

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James Cook 1728-1779

Vue des Habitations de L'Entrée de Nootka

Copperplate engraving

Troisième voyage de Cook…
Date: 1785

Engraved by Benard

Image: 8 7/8" x 14 3/8"
Paper: 10 5/8" x 16 1/2"

CDN $250

   
cook_chart1sm

Condition- Map backed with repaired tear and some wrinkles

A General Chart
Exhibiting the Discoveries made by Capt. James Cook in this and his two proceeding voyages with the Tracks of the ships under his command.

By Lieut. Henry Roberts who sailed with Cook to the Pacific in 1776-79

W. Palmer Sculp.
Hand-coloured engraving


Map: 21 1/2" x 35 1/2"
Paper: 23 1/4" x 37"

CDN $1450
cook_chart2sm

Another copy in Fine Condition

A General Chart
Exhibiting the Discoveries made by Capt. James Cook in this and his two proceeding voyages with the Tracks of the ships under his command.

By Lieut. Henry Roberts who sailed with Cook to the Pacific in 1776-79

W. Palmer Sculp.
Hand-coloured engraving

Map: 21 5/8" x 36"
Paper: 24 3/4" x 38"

CDN $2650
   
cook3sm Capt. Cook's chart of the N.W. Coast of British Columbia and Alaska

Carte de la Cote N.O. de L'Amerique et de la Cote N.E. de L'Asie
en 1778 et 1779

Paris 1785

Engraved by Jacques Francois Benard

Hand-coloured engraving

CDN $850
bcmaps2719sm Carte des Cotes
De L'Amerique et De L'Asie

depuis la Californie jusqu/a Macao
1786-1787

Boussolle et L'Astrolabe

Drawn by P.F. Tardieu
La Perouse

Date: 1797
Hand-coloured engraving

Printed area: 19 3/4" x 27 1/4"

CDN $950
   






   

   
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5677
Located in Southern British Columbia on the soiuthern shore of the fabled "Mer de l'Ouest" rises the Colorado River. Mythical "Quivera" is on the SE coast of the Mer de l'Ouest. The map shows a possible NW passage using Fonte's giant lakes to reach Hudson's Bay.

Carte Generale des Decouvertes de L'Amiral de Fonte et autres Navigateurs

Date: 1772.

Hand-coloured copperplate engraving from Diderot and D'Alembert Encyclopedie

Size: 11 3/4" x 15 1/8"

CDN $425


9792sm
Nootka (on the west coast of Vancouver Island) is in the middle of the map

Carte Particuliere de la Cote du Nord-Ouest de L'Amerique...
La Boussole et L'Astrolabe

en 1786

From: La Perouse, Jean F.G. Comte de (1741-1788)
French explorer & hydrographer

Printed area: 19 1/4" x 26 3/4"
Paper: 22" x 30 3/8"

CDN $650

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9798sm
From: B. de Clonard to Mount St. Elias

Chart of the North West Coast of America

Explored by the Boussole and Astrolabe, in 1786

Map by: La Perouse, Jean F.G. Comte de (1741-1788)

Published in London by G.G. & J. Robinson Patermoster Row
1798
Hand-coloured

Printed area: 14" x 19"

CDN $395

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Amer. Sep: Ile de la Reine Charlotte. No. 50
Queen Charlotte Islands


Phillipe Vandermaelen 1795-1869

Published in Brussels, 1825

Hand-coloured

Size: 18" x 22 1/2"

CDN $125

   

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Condition: 1/2" repair to centerfold below Iles de Sandwich

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Carte Reduite du Grand Ocean
compris L'Asie et Amerique

Redigee d'apres les Observation
Par Ordre du Ministre de la Marine
en 1797

Corrigee en 1818

Hand-coloured engraving

Map: 23 3/4" x 35 1/8"
Paper: 25 3/4" x 38 1/2"

CDN $1450

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Pacific Ocean

Drawn & Engraved by
Alex Findlay

Published: 1840
Thomas Kelly, London

Hand-coloured engraving

Printed area: 7 5/8" x 9 3/4"

Note: top printed border slightly trimmed

CDN $45

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Victoria,The Chief Town of Vancouver Island

Wood engraving, hand-coloured
after a drawing by R.R. Leitch

From The Illustrated London News, Sept 4, 1858

Image size: 6" x 9"

CDN $45

bcmaps04sm

Fort Yale and the Gold Hunter's Camp, Frazer's River

Wood engraving, hand-coloured

From Harper's Weekly
1858, Oct 9

Image size: 6" x 9 1/4"

CDN $45

   
bcmaps06sm

Fort Langley, Frazer's River

Wood engraving, hand-coloured

From Harper's Weekly
1858, Oct 9

Image size: 6" x 9 1/4"

CDN $65

 


   
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Exploring Expedition in Vancouver's Island and BC

1. Hospital Point, Esquimalt
2. Canoe with Indians
3. Part of the Boundary Line

Wood engraving, hand-coloured

From The Illustrated London News, March 1, 1862

Sheet size: 15 1/2" x 10 1/2"

CDN $45

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View of Victoria, Vancouver Island, From Hospital Points

Wood engraving, hand-coloured

From The Illustrated London News, January 16, 1863

Sheet size: 10 3/4" x 15 3/4"

Crease in top right corner

CDN $45


   
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Exploring Expedition Along the Coasts of Vancouver Island. & B.C.
H.M.S. Plumper in Port Harvey, Johnston's Straight


Start of the Surveying Boats

Wood engraving from the Illustrated London News

Date: 1862, March 1st

CDN $85

 
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0347sm

Originalkarte von Vancouver Insel

Robert Brown Expedition 1863-1866

A. Petermann

Published: 1869

Map size: 9 3/4" x 11 7/8"
Paper: 10 5/8" x 13 1/2"

CDN $550

 

9788sm
Great topographical map

British Columbia

From Atlas of the Dominion

Date: 1874

J.W. Trutch Surveyor General
Lands and Works Office, Victoria B.C.


Printed area:
14 3/4" x 20 1/2"

CDN $250

   
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Sketches in B.C.
1. Mouth of the River Skeena


Wood engraving, hand-coloured

Date: Nov. 19, 1881

Image: 6" x 9"

CDN $45

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Sketches in B.C.
2. Camp on the Skeena River, B.C.


Wood engraving, hand-coloured

Date: Dec. 3, 1881

Image: 6" x 9"

CDN $45

   
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The British Fleet in Esquimalt Harbour, British Columbia

Engraving taken from a view in an almanac, issued by Messrs. Turner, Beetum & Tunstall of Victoria, V.I.

Date: 1890

Sheet: 7 3/8" x 10 1/2"

CDN $45

9802sm

Vancouver Island

Date: 1890

Source: Encyclopedia Brittanica, Ninthe Edition

Map by John Bartholomew & Co.

Printed area:
7 " x 9 1/4"

CDN $150

 

 

bcmaps26sm

Vancouver –Vue Generale

Drawn by Taylor from a photograph by William Notman (1826-1887)
Born in Scotland, died in Montreal

The hand-coloured wood engraving shows Vancouver from the CPR Dock
on the edge of Burrard Inlet in 1887.

Wood engraving circa 1892.

Image 5 x 7 inches

Price $125

bc2755sm

Map of the Northern Interior of British Columbia
Shewing Undeveloped Areas


Published by the Provincial Bureau of Information
Accompanying Bulletin No 9.
Victoria B.C.

Date: 1906

Size: 27" x 41" including 1" margin

Printed in black, red and blue

CDN $350

   
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Note: wrinkled & wear on folds

Map of the Northern Interior of British Columbia
Shewing Undeveloped Areas

Robert Wm. Clark

British Columbia Investments
Room 8 Mahon Block, Victoria, B.C.

Date: 1911

Map: 24 1/2" x 39"
with margins:
27" x 41 1/4"

CDN $275

 
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bcmaps32sm

Indexed Guide Map of the City of Vancouver and Suburbs

Compiled and published by The Vancouver Map & Blueprint Co. Ltd.
441 Seymour Sr. Vancouver B.C>

The Centre of Radical Circles is taken from City Hall on Corner Hastings & Main St.

Compliments of Maritime Trust Co., Ltd.
225 Hastings ST., East, Vancouver B.C.

Size
Map: 22" x 31"
Paper: 22" x 28"
Folded: 8 3/8" x 4" 1/8

Date: 1911

Rare

CDN: $550

Indexed Guide Map of the City of Vancouver and Suburbs

(unfolded)

2747sm



   
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Map of the South-Western Part of British Columbia

Date: 1912

The Colonist Litho. Victoria, B.C.
Dept. of Lands, Victoria
Hon. W.R. Ross, Minister

Size: 28" x 34 3/4"
including 1/12" margin

CDN $ 425

bc_2779_sm

British Columbia

Date: 1913

Mining Divisions

G.G. Aitken, FRGS. Chief Geographer

Dept. of Lands

Size: 29 3/4" x 36 1/4"
including 1/2" margin

Note: small 1/4" hole near Mt. Brown

CDN $ 275

   
bc2757sm

Northern British Columbia

Scale 17.75 miles to 1 inch

Date: 1917

Printed in blue, red and black

Size: 28" x 43 1/2" including 1" margin

CDN $275

 
   
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City of Vancouver

The Western Guide's Plan of the City of Vancouver

Date: 1922

Size: 10 3/4" x 21 1/4" and margins

False Creek is fully described with names of Business's and Railway Lines
Great Northern R.R. from Quebec across False Creek to Columbia
Seawall along Main Street

CDN $175

 

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Note: piece missing 1" x 2" from 1" margin of map

British Columbia

31.5 miles to inch

Date: 1923

Mining Division
Dept. of Lands

Commercial map of B.C.
Index of post offices
Index of miles

Map: 26 1/2" x 36 1/4"
With margins:
27 3/4" x 37 1/2"

Printed in colour

CDN $125

bc92sm

British Columbia

Map to illustrate the paper on
"A .New Low Pass of the Rockies"

Prentiss N. Gray

Royal Geographical Society

Date: 1932

Paper size: 12 1/4" x 13 3/8"

CDN $45


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bcmaps30sm

Indexed Guide Map of Greater Vancouver and District

Compiled and published by The Vancouver Map & Blueprint Co. Ltd.
441 Seymour Sr. Vancouver B.C,
Copyright Canada by Van. Map & & Blueprint Co.

Legend: Angell Engraving

Size Map: 18 1/2" x 26 1/2"
Paper: 20 3/8" x 28"
Folded: 8 1/8" x 4"

Printed in colours: Blue, Red, Green, Yellow, Black
Very crisp

Cover: City Map
Get a Home and Get Ahead
Telephone: Sey. 5953 and 5954
A.H. Stephenson & Co., 291 Dunsmuir St
Real Estate and Financial Brokers

July 1924

CDN $350

Indexed Guide Map of Greater Vancouver and District

(unfolded)

bc2745sm


   
   
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0380sm

Map of Burnaby and New Westminster

Dominion Map & Blue Print

With dial

Date: 1930s

Full Sheet" 19" x 12"

Map 12 5/8" x 11 1/4"

CDN $45

0378sm
Map of Burnaby and New Westminster
(unfolded)

   
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Guide Map Vancouver,New Westminster, Burnaby and North Shore Municipalities

Published by City Map and White Print co.
413 Granville St Vancouver B.C.

Copyright 1935

Lithographed by Grant & Sons Ltd.
Excellent colour condition

Date: 1935

Size: Printed area 19 1/4" x 29 3/8"
Paper 20 5/8" x 31"
Folded & 1/2" x 4"

Pristine condition and colour
Referenced: Postal Block numbers, Schools, Firehalls, Parks and golf courses, Railways, Hospitals, Bus routes

CDN $335

 

Guide Map Vancouver, New Westminster, Burnaby and North Shore Municipalities

(unfolded)

bc2742sm


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1921sm

Wrigleys New Map of Vancouver and Lower Mainland

Date: 1936

Size with margins: 23 3/4" x 34"
Folded: 9 5/8" x 4 1/2"

Legend: Trails, Streetcar lines, Bus lines, Railways, Auto camps

Reverse side street Index

CDN $ 175

 

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Wrigleys New Map of Vancouver and Lower Mainland

Date: 1936

(unfolded)

 

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0376sm

1939 Map of the Fraser Valley

Compiled, published & copyright by T.W. McKenzie Chilliwack, BC

with the assistance of road foremen and municipal engineers

Paper size: 14" x 33 7/8"
Map size: 12" x 31 1/4"
Folded size: 8 7/8" x 6"

CDN $125

0374sm
1939 Map of the Fraser Valley (unfolded)
 
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City of Vancouver
British Columbia


Drawn exclusively for Graphic Publishers (Canada)
Toronto - Ontario

Legend: Transportation Routes, Boundaries, B.C.E. RLY,
Places of Interest, Schools, Hospitals, Parks

Map size: 20 5/8" x 30 1/2"
Paper with index: 28" x 34"

Printed in black and white

Date: 1945

CDN $150

 

City of Vancouver, British Columbia

(unfolded)

bc2752sm


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oceania_sm

Map of Oceanica
Inset Map of the Sandwich Islands


Showing the coast of B.C. in relationship to Asia, Polynesia

Image: 10 5/8" x 13 1/4"

Augustus Mitchell

Printed in colour

CDN $175