This is a Small Selection of our Huge Inventory of Antique
Connecticut from the Best Authorities, Dolittle, 1795 - A wonderful hand colored copper engraved map showing Mathew Carey's map of Connecticut, engraved by Amos Doolittle and published in Carey's American Atlas of Guthries Geography Improved in 1795. The towns and township lines are based on William Blodget's seminal map of 1791, but the coastal and river information derives from other sources. This second edition of the map (offered here) can be distinguished from the exceptionally rare separately issued first state by the addition of 3 trees east of the Hudson River in Greenwich County, near the disputed oblong portion of the western border with New York. An essential map for Connecticut collectors.
Special Note: Amos Doolittle was a famous and prolific Connecticut engraver whose work appeared for nearly 40 years and is highly collected. Carey's American Atlas was the first atlas published in the United States, compiling a number of excellent maps from indigenous sources in the first compilation of American maps. This map was engraved by Amos Doolittle in New Haven and bears his name, on a scale of 7.5 miles to one inch.
Condition: Very good, small top margin, top right margin
missing ear, some light
aging color on margin edges.
size 14.5 11.5 image.
1856 Hand colored Cowperthwait Map of Connecticut which shows the Statistical Table, and insets of Hartford and New Haven,
including the population.
17 x 13-1/2 in. $300
1873 view of Greenwich, Stamford and Norwalk. Three hand colored scenes on one page from
9x12 in. $40
1838 William Bartlett view of Yale College. Professionally hand watercolored steel engraving.
10x8 in. $80
1884 Antique Railroad Map - Crams lithographic map shows Massachusetts and Rhode Island in addition to Connecticut.
12x13 in. $60
Bartlett "The Bridge at Norwich" 1838 hand colored steel engraving. 10-1/2x8 in. $50
1902 Large old Rand McNally map of Connecticut and Rhode Island. Lithograph color by counties.
20x14 in. $80
1893 FAIRFIELD CONNECTICUT MAP. Genuine antique engraved map, copyright 1893, D.H. Hard & Co. Outline hand coloring. This large scale old map shows the north part of Fairfield County, CT. 31" x 19" A genuine antique map produced in 1893, NOT a reproduction! $100
1908 Crams Map of Connecticut. Color lithograph, good detail.
22x14 in. $40
1907 Connecticut Map. Good sized color antique map of the state, by Cram. 22-1/2x14-1/2 in. $40
1915 Map of Connecticut. Original color antique map by Cram, shows rail and electric lines.
5-1/2x12 in. $30
1855 J. H. Colton original hand colored engraved map showing Connecticut With Portions of New York & Rhode Island. Colton was among the earliest map makers with very accurate maps depicting cities and states in the United States.
17-1/2 x 14-1/2 in. $500
City of Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut. Hand colored lithographed map with wards demarcated by different colors. Inset of the Mountain Grove cemetery.
31” w x 43”h $400
1889 Bradley's color map of Massachusetts, Connecticut
and Rhode Island.
26 x 19 in. $100
Revolvers - Savage & Smith, 1874. View of the Russell Manufacturing Company's works, Rochester Falls near Middletown, CT., U.S.A. Six vignette views of the company works. Wood engraving with color border.
17 x 24 in. $60
1862 Johnson, Mass., Conn., Rhode Island Map. Beautiful, decorative map, with original hand coloring. Counties are outlined in red, and each township is colored separately. Cities, towns, geographical features, railroad lines and major roads are all shown. This map would look great in a frame!! 18x26 in. $100
1838 Map of Northeastern United States. Interesting map, drawn by W. Hughes and published as an illustration to N.P. Willis' American Scenery Illustrated. Covers an area from central Virginia to southern Maine. Cities, towns and railroad lines are shown. Each state is individually hand colored.
8x10 in. $100
1886 Boston Post Road Scene. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "A Relay on the Boston Post Road." Shows the driver of a horse-drawn carriage picking up a package of mail.
16x22 in. $80
1874 Glimpses of South Norwalk and Southport -- Hand colored wood engraving from Picturesque America depicts several scenes on one page of South Norwalk and Southport.
12-1/2 x 9-1/2 in. $40
1873 Scenes in Bridgeport, Stratford, and Milford -- Hand colored wood engraving from Picturesque America depicts rectangular
scenes of each city.
12-1/2 x 9-1/2 in. $40
1893 Map of Connecticut Showing Counties, Senatorial Districts and Towns. Scale is
7-1/2 Miles to an inch.
19-1/2 x 15-1/2 in.$80
1871 Harper's Weekly double-page wood engraving depicting the Summer Palaces of the Tammany Ring. Six separate wood engravings showing the many palaces and one wood engraving top
center of the man
known as "The Boss."
21-1/2 x 15-1/2 in. $120
1873 View Near Fairfield, Conn. - K. Van Elten, N. A. Hand colored wood engraving depicting a panoramic view near Fairfield, CT.
16 x 10-1/2 in. $60
1887 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving depicting three scenes describing the Opening of the Warner Sea-Side Institute at Bridgeport, Connecticut. Bottom scene shows the Reception of Working-Women by Mrs. Cleveland -- From Sketches By W.P. Bodfish. Top left scene shows Dr. I.D. Warner Making the Dedicatory Address. Top right scene shows the front of the Home. Also enclosed with engraving is a short article describing the history of the Sea-Side Institute at Bridgeport.
16 x 11 in. $50
1879 Mitchell's original hand colored County and Township Map of the States of Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. Entered according to Act of congress in the Office of the Librarian of Congress
23 x 15 in. $150
1855 Ballou's Pictorial hand colored wood engraving depicting an old Puritan pioneer on his way to church as he carries a young child. His wife carries the prized Scriptures while a stout boy has a loaded musket, in case of attack.
The seal of Connecticut is
featured on engraving.
15 x 10-1/2 in. $40
1874 hand colored steel engraving titled, "The Housatonic," From a Painting by A.F. Bellows, New York, D. Appleton & Co. The Housatonic is a river in Connecticut. This engraving depicts a man and his horse resting under a shady tree as another horse grazes
by the river's edge.
12 x 9 in. $40
1861 Harper's Weekly hand colored wood engraving titled, "The Iron-Clad War-Steamer Now Building at Mystic, Connecticut -- Sketched From the Original Drawings
By B.S. Osbon."
16 x 11 in.
1890 Hand colored wood engraving on a double-page which was featured in Harper's Weekly titled, "Visiting In A Steam-Launch -- Among the Yachts at New London." Drawn by T. De Thulstrup. Scene shows well-attired women and men riding a small tug-boat
through the ocean.
22 x 16 in. $150
1856 Hand colored wood engraved Connecticut map by Morse showing the counties in various colors, the Long Island Sound and
part of Long Island.
16-1/2 x 13-1/2 in. $150
1879 Hand colored wood engraving featured in a German issue of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper showing a lighthouse, small sailing vessels and a motor boat in New Haven, Connecticut.
16 x 11 in. $80
1834 Very rare H.S. Tanner Map of Connecticut showing insets of Hartford and New Haven in bottom right corner and a Statistical Table on left side. Entered According to Act of Congress in the year 1834 by H.S. Tanner, in the Clerk's Office of the Eastern Dictrict of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Map was featured in Tanner's Universal Atlas.
15-1/2 x 12-1/2 in. $400
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