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Browsing auction #103. Region: Western Hemisphere.  
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Lot#       Title   Subject/Creator   Date/Cond   Sold for:    
68 Universale Della Parte del Mondo Nuovamente Ritrovata Western Hemisphere
Gastaldi/Ramusio
1565
C
  $1,200.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 12.2 x 11.2 inches)

Extremely important map of the Americas, which includes the first mention of several names from the explorations of Coronado of 1540-42, including the elusive cities of Cibola and Quivera. Sierra Nevada appears for the first time, following the voyage of Juan Rodrequez Cabrillo in 1542. It leaves open the question of a land bridge from North America to Asia. Japan is named ...
69 America sive India Nova Western Hemisphere
Michael Mercator
1613
B
  $3,500.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 18.2 x 14.5 inches)

After the death of his grandfather, Michael Mercator produced this stunning hemispherical map (the only known printed map to be attributed to him). A beautifully engraved floral design and four roundels, one of which contains the title, surround the map. The other insets include the Gulf of Mexico, Cuba, and Haiti. The map was patterned after Rumold Mercator's world map of 1587, with a little m...
70 Americae sive Indiae Occidentalis Tabula Generalis Western Hemisphere
Joannes de Laet
1630
B
  $1,000.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 14 x 11 inches)

According to Burden this is arguably the finest description of the Americas published in the seventeenth century. It was a collaborative effort between Hessel Gerritsz, the official cartographer to the Dutch East India Company and Johannes de Laet, the director of the newly formed Dutch West India Company. Together they had access to the latest geographical knowledge. Although Gerritsz had acce...
71 America noviter delineata Western Hemisphere
Matthaus Merian
1646
A
  $1,200.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 14.2 x 10.9 inches)

Merian prepared this reduced version of his 1631 map for the German translation of Pierre d'Avity's Les Empires du Monde and it accompanied other works of the period. It is one of the many derivatives of Jodocus Hondius' map of 1618. North America is depicted with a prominent Virginia and an odd New England coastline. The western coastline above California makes the continent entirely to...
72 Der Neuen West Begriff, Bestehende in 2 Haubt Theilen als Nord America und Sud America, Warinnen Der Erste Meridian nach Hollandischer art gezogen Western Hemisphere
Johann Stridbeck (the elder)
1700
A+
  $240.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 5.2 x 5.7 inches)

Charming small map of the Americas featuring the Island of California with a flat northern coast and part of the coast of New Zealand. State 2, without the medallions found on the first state.
73 L'Amerique, Meridionale et Septentrionale Western Hemisphere
Nicholas de Fer
1705
A
  $900.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 13 x 8.7 inches)

A very attractive copper-engraved map of the Americas with three cartouches and a compass rose. The Island of California has an indented northern coast with Agubela de Cato just to the north of the island. A partial coastline of New Zealand appears beside the title cartouche.
74 Nieuwe Kaart van het Westelykste Deel der Weereld, dienende tot aanwyzing van de Scheepstogten der Nederlanderen Naar Westindie' Western Hemisphere
Isaac Tirion
1754
A+
  $210.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 14.2 x 13.5 inches)

This nice map of the Americas also includes a good bit of western Europe and Africa. The unusual northwest coast of America includes Straat van Martin d'Aguilarde, which provides for a Northwest Passage through a river and lake system to the Great Lakes. The northwest is virtually blank with a notation concerning the Russian explorations in 1743. The European colonies are shown by...
75 America Western Hemisphere
Christian Gottlieb Theophil Reichard
1816
A
  $100.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 11 x 13.3 inches)

Uncommon German map of the Americas with very odd borders for the United States and the Pacific Northwest showing neither United States nor British claims. Insets at bottom shows Alaska and the Aleutian Islands and the Southern tip of South America.
76 [Pair] Amerique Septentrionale [together with] Amerique Meridionale Western Hemisphere
Charles Francois Delamarche
1831-32
B
  $140.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 13 x 11 inches)

Nice pair of maps. In North America the United States is shown with its claims into present-day British Columbia and Alaska is Russe Americaine. Several Indian tribes are located west of the Mississippi River. In South America there is a fair amount of detail along the Amazon River.



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