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

 
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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


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







   

   
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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


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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

7484b_sm WOMAN of NOOTKA SOUND

Date: circa 1795

Copperplate engraving

Size: 11" x 9"

CDN $
165
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1496sm

Carta Della Porto Della Costa Nord-Ouest Dell' America

Riconosciuta nelle Estati del 1792, 1793 e 1794
Dal Capit Giorgio Vancouver


Copperplate engraving

Date: 1820

Size: 27cm x 21cm

CDN $425


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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

   
BC coast

Sketch to illustrate Report of a Canoe Expedition along the EAST COAST of VANCOUVER ISLAND

by James Douglas, Esq. Governor
Royal Geographic Society

Date: 1854

Size: 4 1/16" x 7 1/4"

CDN $215

 
   
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Note: the San Juan Islands are coloured pink

British Columbia
(New Caledonia)

Drawn and Engraved by Edward Weller (1819-1884)

LIthograph, Hand-coloured

Date: 1858
Published by the Weekly Dispatch Atlas, London

Printed area:
8 1/3" x 12"

CDN $175


1486sm

Part of
British Columbia


Date: 1861

To illustrate the Boundary with the U.S. and to describe the Gold Fields

Royal Geographic Society. London

Size: 8 1/8" x 12"

CDN: $350

 

   
9774sm

British Columbia and Vancouver Island

by J. Bartholomew, Edinburgh

Date: 1862
Published by Fullarton
Printed in colour with added hand colouring

Gold regions: Cariboo and Thompson River coloured yellow

Size 16 3/4" x 21"

CDN $650

9780sm
Note: Edward Stanford was Publisher, Engraver working at
6 Charing Cross

British Columbia, Vancouver Island &c.

Drawn & Engraved at Stanford's Geographical Est. London

Published by Edward Stanford
Date: 1862

Hand-coloured with the disputed territories outlined

Printed area: 12 1/2" x 15"

CDN $575

   
BC map Cariboo
Map shows main trails, branch trails, altitudes

BRITISH COLUMBIA
Reconnaissance sketch of part of CARIBOO


by Lieut. H.S. Palmer, R.E
Royal Geographic Society

Date: 1864

Size: 71/2" x 9 9/16"

CDN $235

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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

 

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Very good map of the Cariboo, Gold Range. Selkirk Range, Purcell Range and Rocky Mountains

British Columbia

With an Inset of the Upper Portion of
British Columbia

Date: 1887

From Rand, McNally & Company's New Indexed Atlas of the World

Printed area: 13" x 19 5/8"

CDN $150

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Vancouver Island

Date: 1890

Source: Encyclopedia Brittanica, Ninthe Edition

Map by John Bartholomew & Co.

Printed area:
7 " x 9 1/4"

CDN $75

San Juan Map of SAN JUAN ARCHIPELAGO
with the disputed channel and boundary


Illustrated London News
Date: Nov. 2, 1892


Size: 7 x 4 1/4 "

CDN $150
9796sm

Vancouver Island

Date: 1898

Source: Encyclopedia Brittanica

Printed in colour

Printed area:
8 1/4" x 11

CDN $85

   
9805sm

British Columbia

Explanation
Lists 12 Railroad Routes

Date: 1902

Map: 16 1/2" x 22"

CDN $225

0367sm
2 Maps on one sheet
Proposed routes of the Railroads

Map of British Columbia
& Sketch Map Showing Proposed Communication between Canada and British Columbia to accompany the paper by Mr. A. Waddington


Published for the R.G.S. by J. Murray

Original colour

Paper size: 15" x 13"

CDN $425

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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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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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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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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

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1939 Map of the Fraser Valley (unfolded)
 
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0372sm

1950 Map of the Fraser Valley

by T. W. McKenzie, Chilliwack
Revised by Leonard Peace

Printed in colour

Paper size: 13 7/8" x 33 3/4"
Map size: 12 5/8" x 31 7/8"
Folded size: 7 1/2" x 4 1/2"

Includes 16 page index of roads

CDN $75

0371sm

1950 Map of the Fraser Valley (unfolded)
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9788sm
Great topographical map

British Columbia

From Atlas of the Dominion

Date: 1974

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


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

CDN $250