1855 J. H. Colton original hand
colored engraved map showing Florida with an inset showing the Plan of
the Florida Keys. 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. $300
1898 Rand, McNally & Co.'s
Florida Railroads map with railroads and counties marked in red. Inset
next to railroad key of a Map showing parts of Lake, Orange and Volusia
27 x 20-1/2 in. $300
Jacksonville Beach - James
Corbett in training for Boxing Match. "Gentleman Jim" Corbett,
heavyweight champion training for event with Charley Mitchell, arranged
by the Duval Athletic Club. Also shown are vignettes of his cottage,
his wife, and Henry Mitchell, GOvernor of Florida during that time.
1894 Hand colored half-tone engraving.
10-1/2 x 8 in. $50
Palm Beach, Florida. View of winter resort patrons. Hand colored view
titled "The Lotos-Eaters." Palms and tropical vegetation. 19x13 in. $80
CAREY & LEA MAP OF HISPANIOLA. Stunning old hand colored
"Hispaniola or Saint Domingo" by Carey & Lea, produced in
'Hayti' comprises the western 1/3 of the Island. Much informational
text is included on soil, climate, waterways, civil divisions and
population, chief towns, commerce, education, religion, government,
military. Also includes a historical sketch.
A genuine antique. *Lower middle fold has been mended.
17 1/2 x 21 in. $300
Early Tourists to Florida. Vistiors from the north arrive by steamer
from New York. Black and white engraving from Harper's. 11x15-1/2 in.
PICKENS BOMBARDMENTS. Four impressive Civil War views of Fort Pickens,
near Pensacola. "Two Bombardments of Fort Pickens." Shows explosion of
shells on Nov. 22, 1861. Three views from Jan. 1, 1862: Battery
Cameron; Navy-Yard on fire; and a great overview of the fort's interior
while under attack. Antique hand colored engravings in Harper's Weekly,
February 8, 1862 - actual coverage of the attacks.
16" x 11" $50
GARCIA y GARCIA CIGAR BOX LABEL. Colorful old label for the Fine Mild
Cigars of Garcia y Garcia, Tampa, Florida.
8" x 6" $30
Fla. antique fruit labels. Old colorful lithograph print from the
1930's. Huntsman Brand advertises, Waverly Growers Cooperative. 8.5x8.5
Palm Beach Florida views. Society page with black and white photos of
wealthy people vacationing in Palm Beach Florida. 9-1/2x13-1/2 in. $30
1925 Palm Beach Golfing. Two black and white views from the Gulf Stream
Golf Club in Palm Beach Florida.
8-1/2x12 in. $30
Barracuda Towing Fishermen. Hand colored print of fishermen on the
South Florida reefs being towed by a barracuda. 4-1/2x6-1/2 in. $30
Rare hand colored copper engravings from Picart 1732, captions
Two views depicting: Observed by one of the Kings of the Floride,
before an expedition and one of the Kings of the Floride, consulting
his Wizard, before he is to walk to the enemy. size: 15x10.5 in. $275
Photographic Scene: "Among the Palmettos on Banks of Halifax River,
Florida." Shows a group of men and women relaxing under the trees,
looking out over the water. 9x11 in. $20
The "Crackers," with Stock and Teams, Emigrating to Florida. 1870 Frank
Leslies' Illustrated Newspaper. Hand colored, wood engraving.
6 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. $60
The New South -- Scenes in North Carolina, Georgia and Florida. 1883
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. Hand colored, wood engraving.
11 x 16 in. $120
Yellow Fever Outbreak in North Florida. Hand colored engraving from the
German language edition of Leslie's Weekly, Oct. 6, 1888. Shows a young
woman stricken suddenly by yellow fever on a train car. Other
passengers are frantically trying to run from her, to avoid contracting
the disease. Excellent condition. 11x16 in.
Auto Racing, Ormond Beach Florida. Very nice chromolithograph from a
1906 issue of Judge. Caption reads, Father Time - "Take the glass,
young man; you beat me."
13x18 in. $150
Map of the South Western District of Louisiana. Shows different
townships of the South Western District of Louisiana, Marksville Area
amd Awoyelles Parish. 12 x 16in. $60
Rare Real Estate Chart of Florida's Land Districts in Tallahassee and
Newnansville. Showing the sales of land districts in Florida. Shows the
amount of acreage and cost at which it sold from 1825 to 1831. 24 x
1841 Capitulacion de Cornwalis en York-town - Estados
Unidos, dated 1841 5.5x8.5in.
U.S. Coast Survey Coast of Cedar Key Bay by F.H. Gerdes, Assist. U.S.
Coast Survey dated 1851, Sketch F,
No. 4 8.5x10 in.
Spring On the American Riviera - Pastimes and Idleness in the Warmth of
Palm Beach, half-tone photographs published in Harper's Weekly with
text and photos titled, "Spring On the American Riviera - Pastimes and
Idleness in the Warmth of Palm Beach." 1. On the Beach Before Luncheon
2. Tuning up for Motor Boat Races 3. On the Links in the Afternoon 4.
One of the More Energetic Forms of Diversion 5. Afternoon Tea 'Neath
the Shade of the Sheltering Palm 6. Where the Ocean Smiles for Miles
and Miles 7. A Luncheon Party in the
Scenes, - A Street Scene in Jacksonville, Florida wood engraving
published in Frank Leslie's Popular Monthly, titled "A Street Scene in
Jacksonville, Florida - An Alligator on the Promenade."
On Board the Flag-Ship "New York," At Key West - Views by James Burton,
Special Photographer for Harper's Weekly." Published in Harper's Weekly
in 1898, Vol. XLII., No. 2158, titled, "On Board the Flag-Ship "New
York," At Key West" with 1. The Captain of the "Indiana" Visits the
"New York," Marine Guard Coming to "Present Arms." 2. Second Division
at Quarters 3. Stripping for Action 4. Lieut. Coffin, Lieut.-Com.
Potter, Captain Chadwick, Lieut. Mulligan 5. Three-Pound Field-Piece,
Guard Unstacking Arms 6. Port Search-Light 7. The Latest War News 8.
Junior Officers 9. Group of Crew 11x16in. $50
Mobilizing the Army - U.S. Regulars in Camp at Key West, Tampa, and
Mobile, published in Harper's Weekly on May 7, 1898 with inset
half-tone photographs titled, "Mobilizing the Army - U.S. Regulars in
Camp at Key West, Tampa, and Mobile." Lively Times At Key West,
Florida: 1. Parade of Cubans when the News Came that Congress had
"Declared Cuba Free" 2. 25th U.S. Infantry (Colored) Cleaning up Arms
and Accoutrements; With the Troops at Tampa, Florida: 1. Camp Baggage
and Equipage of the 6th U.S. Infantry 2. 13th U.S. Infantry in Camp;
Bits of Army Life at Mobile, Alabama: 1. Army Wagons 2. A Company
Kitchen. 11x16in. $40
Palm Beach's Motor-Boat Carnival, half-tone inset photos with captions
describing the events at the fourth annual regatta of the Palm Beach
Power-Boat Association titled, "Palm Beach's
Water-Hyacinths in the St. Johns River, Florida, wood engraving
published in Harper's Weekly on March 19, 1898 titled, "Water-Hyacinths
St. Johns River, Florida."
A Flying Trip to the New South, No. 1 - Picturesque Bits of Life and
Character, from Sketches by Joseph Becker, published in Frank Leslie's
Illustrated Newspaper, dated October 29, 1887, titled, "A Flying Trip
to the New South, No. 1 - Picturesque Bits of Life and
11x16 in. $60
Entrance to Tampa Bay 1794 on the West Coast of East Florida. Sayers and Bennett. Hand colored, copper engraving. Very good condition. Shows soundings, Mullet Keys, Fisherman’s Point, Caster Key, Pollux Key, Long Island and Grants Sound.
9 ½ x 12 ½ in. $1450
Survey Map of Florida. Shows the state divided into several
hundred numbered plats, some of which are marked with an 'S' to state
that they had been fully surveyed, and some with a 'T' suggesting that
they had only been surveyed externally. Also labels several important
Seminole War Forts including Fort Bassinger, Fort Center, Fort
Thompson, Fort Beynaud, Fort Adams, and others. Notes the everglades,
Big Cypress, Fort Lauderdale, Lake Okeechobee, and many of Florida's
lakes and river systems.
x 26 1/2 in. $500
Coast Survey Chart of St. Mary's River and Fernandina Harbor,
Shows the grid plan of St. Mary's and Fernandina. Also showing
individual buildings, soundings, safe harbors, sailing directions,
ceanic depths and navigation tips on important channels. Hand colored,
x 33 1/2 in. $550
A King of Florida consulting his magicians previous to his going to Battle. 1760. Hand colored, copper engraving from Portlock's Collection of Voyages and Travels.
8 7/8 x 15 ¼ in. $150
1859 Hand colored engraving showing a portrait of "Nea Mathla, Seminole
War Chief." Engraving is in very good condition.
9 x 5
1/2 in. $85
1905 Color Map of Florida with
inset on bottom left of the Northwestern Portion of Florida. Published
by George F.
Cram, Chicago, IL.
22 x 14-1/2 in.
1888 Yellow-Fever Quarantine - Frank
Leslie's hand colored wood engraving titled, "Yellow-Fever Refugees
from Florida Running the Gantlet, -- An Incident of the Shot-Gun
16 x 11 in. $60
Color map showing Florida with
an inset on bottomof the North-Western Portion of Florida. A key to
is shown at left.
14-1/2 x 11 in.
1874 Map of Florida with a small inset showing the Gulf of Mexico.
Copyright by Mast,
Crowell, & Kirkpatrick.
13-1/2 x 11 in.
1854 Hand colored lithographed
U.S. Coast Survey by A.D. Bache, Superintendent showing Sketch G and
the progress of the Survey in Section VII, from 1849 to 1854.
were P.S. Duval & Co.
25 x 11 in. $160
1856 Hand colored lithographed
U.S. Coast Survey's Comparative Chart of St. Mary's Bar and Fernandina
Harbor in Florida. Published by A.D. Bache, Superintendent.
24 x 21 in. $280
1883 Hand colored lithographed
United States Coast and Geodetic Survey and the Progress Sketch Sec. VI
for the West Coast of Florida and Tampa
Bay and Vicinity.
32 x 15-1/2 in.
1875 Hand colored lithographed
U.S. Coast Survey Progress Sketch Sec. VI for the East Coast of Florida
River to Cape Canaveral.
32 x 14-1/2 in. $180
1855 Hand colored lithographed
U.S. Coast Survey by A.D. Bache, Superintendent, Showing the Progress
of the Survey in Section VI With a General Reconnoissance of the Coast
of Florida from 1848 to 1855. Inset on left shows a Sketch of Tortugas
25-1/2 x 17-1/2 in.
Map of the Railroads in the United States in operation and progress.
1853 Ackerman Lith. Company NY. Showing the railroad names,
routes, roads in
operation, projected, and in progress of the eastern part of
the United States. Inset showing maps of Florida
and Texas. *All folds
have been reinforced.
40 x 42 in. $400