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Lot#       Title   Subject/Creator   Date/Cond   Sold for:    
411 Venezuela, cum parte Australi Novae Andalusiae Venezuela
Willem Blaeu
1635
A
  $425.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 19.3 x 14.8 inches)

This beautifully engraved map is Bleau's version based on the cartography of Hessel Gerritsz. It covers the Venezuelan coast of South America, east to the mouth of the Orinoco, and including the offshore islands from Aruba through Dominica and Tobago. The fine engraving illustrates the mountains, forests, rivers and missions in the interior, but shows place names primarily along the coastlines o...
412 Guiana sive Amazonum Regio Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana
Willem Blaeu
1662
B
  $325.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 19.5 x 14.5 inches)

Beautiful map extending from the Isla Margarita in the northwest to the coast of northern Brazil near Sao Luis east of the Amazon delta. At center lies a large inland sea, Parime Lacus; on its northwestern shore is the fabled city Manoa del Dorado, or the golden city of the Incas. The search for this city led many explorers, including Sir Walter Raleigh, on wild adventures through ...
413 Carte de la Guiane Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana
Jacques Nicolas Bellin
1773
A+
  $110.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 12.3 x 9 inches)

Attractive, detailed map of the coast and near-interior of the area showing towns, villages, mountains and watershed. The map locates several Dutch forts. Rhumb lines radiate from an attractive compass rose. Based on the cartography of D'Anville and engraved by A. van Krevelt.
414 Serinhaim Suriname
Montanus/Ogilby
1671
B+
  $150.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 13.5 x 11 inches)

This copper engraving shows a busy village filled with soldiers, workmen, ox-drawn carts and a church. Ribbon style title banner.
415 Nieuwe Kaart van Suriname Vertonende de Stromen en Landstreken van Suriname Comowini, Cottica, en Marawini ' Suriname
Joachim Ottens
1710
A+
  $450.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 20 x 15.5 inches)

This is an incredibly detailed map of the northeastern part of the Dutch colony of Surinam. There are hundreds of landowners named with their plantations located along the major rivers and creeks. On the eastern bank of the Surinam River, south of the capital Paramaribo, is an early Jewish settlement named Ioods Dorp en Sinagoge (Jews Town and Synagogue), known now as Joden Savanna or Jew...
416 A Map of the Island Cayenne / Town and Fort St. Lewis' / A Mapp of ye Harbour of the Cul de Sac Royal, in ye Island Martinico French Guiana
Johannes Kip
1744
A+
passed

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 10 x 14 inches)

This handsome composite sheet is composed of a map of the island of Cayenne on the coast of French Guiana, the town and Fort St. Lewis, Fort Royal on Martinique, and three coastal profiles showing Cayenne from the sea. The maps of Cayenne and Fort St. Lewis include detailed keys that show the locations of sugar works, Indian villages, Petty Plantations, and other interesting sites.
417 Vue de la Riviere et d l'Isle de Cayenne French Guiana
1775
A
passed

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 15 x 9.4 inches)

This beautifully rendered vue d'optique shows the French colony from across a lake. The scene shows people doing typical activities; tending to livestock, traveling by boat, horse and carriage. A particularly uncommon vue d'optique drawn by Betcow and printed by Maillet, Paris.
418 Brasil Nuova Tavola Brazil
Ruscelli
1564
B+
  $300.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 10 x 7 inches)

A very early copper engraved map of the region and one of the earliest available to collectors. Though most of the maps in Ruscelli's edition of Ptolemy are enlarged re-engravings of those found in the Gastaldi edition of 1548, there are four important, original maps including this one of Brazil. The map is oriented with north to the right. There are some coastal place names, but very little i...
419 Brasilia Brazil
Cornelis Wytfliet
1605
B+
  $475.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 11.3 x 9 inches)

This early map, portraying the coastal areas of Brazil, is from the first printed atlas relating exclusively to America. There are place names around the coast, while the interior remains unexplored. The strapwork cartouche rests on the Tropic of Capricorn.
420 Olinda de Phernambuco Brazil
Arnoldus Montanus
1671
A
  $240.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 13.9 x 11.1 inches)

Splendid view of the city of Olinda in the state of Pernambucio on the northeast Atlantic coast. A large Dutch fleet fills the harbor of Pernambuco. The view depicts the Dutch capture of the city in 1630.
421 Veroveringe van Rio Grande in Brasil. Anno 1633 Brazil
Anonymous
1690
A
  $350.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 14.7 x 11 inches)

A bird's-eye view of the fort (present-day Natal) at the mouth of the Rio Potengi showing the Dutch invasion and capture of the Portuguese fort in 1633. The harbor is filled with ships and armies are shown rushing to defend the fort. Published by Gregorio Leti, this image is copied from an earlier publication, circa 1640. It is interesting to note that the image has been reversed during the eng...
422 Le Bresil, Suivant les Nouvelles Observations' Brazil
Pieter van der Aa
1729
A
passed

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 11.8 x 8.8 inches)

Finely engraved map of Brazil with particularly good detail along the coastline and in the capitanias. The interior includes notations on the various Indian inhabitants, mineral deposits and river systems. Decorated with a fine title cartouche representing the wealth of the region.
423 Kaart van de Aller-Heiligen Baay waar aan de Hoofdstad legt van Brazil Brazil
Isaac Tirion
1769
A
  $150.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 15.8 x 13.5 inches)

This is a boldly engraved chart of the bay at Salvador (Bahia) with an inset plan of the fortified city of San Salvador. Navigational soundings, shoals are identified in the bay. Numerous plantations and sugar mills are noted with symbols along the coast and rivers. With a large decorative rococo-style title cartouche and two compass roses.
424 [Lot of 3] Carte du Bresil Prem. Partie Depuis la Riviere des Amazones' [with] Suite du Bresil [and] Suite du Bresil, Depuis la Baie de Tous les Saints' Brazil
Jacques Nicolas Bellin
1773
A
  $200.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 12.6 x 9.3 inches)

Lot of three copper engraved maps covering the coastline of Brazil and showing the Capitaineries or hereditary harbor offices. The first, double-page map covers from the mouth of the Amazon to Salvador. The second covers from Salvador to Santos, and the third continues to Maldonado in Uruguay. The second and third maps have more interior detail.
425 Callao de Lima Peru
Arnoldus Montanus
1671
A
  $230.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 13.8 x 11.3 inches)

This great view illustrates the defeat of the Peruvian Fleet by the Dutch admiral, Joris van Speilbergen, off the coast of Peru in 1615. The legend at upper left identifies the buildings onshore, and ships as to whether they are Spanish or Dutch.
426 Peru Peru
Arnoldus Montanus
1673
B+
  $160.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 14 x 11.5 inches)

Very decorative map of Peru with parts of Ecuador and northern Chile. Dense with place names and topographical detail, it provides a marvelous view of the region. The map is oriented with north to the left although the compass rose incorrectly depicts north at top. The decorative title cartouche features natives and exotic fauna (llama, armadillo, snake and a strange lizard) and the distance sc...
427 Le Paraguay Subdivise en ses principales Parties suivant les dernieres Relaons Central South America
Nicolas Sanson
1700
A+
passed

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 10.7 x 8.1 inches)

Boldly engraved map of the region of present day Paraguay, Uruguay, northern Argentina and southern Brazil. The Rio de la Plata is the main feature of the map along with the mountains and volcanoes of the Cordillera de los Andes. Drape style title cartouche adorns the map. Engraved by Antoine d' Winter for a Dutch edition of Sanson's popular atlas.
428 Freti Magellanici ac Novi Freti Vulgo Le Maire Exactissima Delineatio South America - Southern
Jan Jansson
1640
A
  $500.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 19.5 x 15 inches)

Beautifully decorated map of the tip of South America with the Strait of Magellan and Le Maire Strait. The strategic importance of the place and the difficulties of navigation made this a notable chart, although it is not very accurate. The map graphically depicts the rugged mountainous terrain and the coastlines of Tierra del Fuego are incomplete. Latin notes describe the first Dutch expeditio...
429 Dt. de Magellan South America - Southern
Allain Mallet
1683
A
  $60.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 4 x 6 inches)

A sailing ship and a tiny sea monster embellish this remarkable little plan of the southern tip of South America. The title is held aloft in a ribbon-style cartouche.
430 Falkland Islands and Patagonia South America - Southern
John Tallis
1851
B+
  $55.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 10 x 13.3 inches)

Two maps within one decorative border. The map of the Falklands is very detailed and is surrounded by finely rendered engravings of penguins, sea birds and tall sailing ships anchored off Jason Island. The map of Patagonia has good detail along coastline, but little in the interior. It has a large vignette of Christmas Sound in Tierra del Fuego with clippers under sail plus a small vignette of ...
431 Carta Particolare che Comincia con il Capo S: Andrea e Finiscie con el Capo Matas d'America' Argentina
Sir Robert Dudley
1661
A
  $1,200.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 14.5 x 19 inches)

Dudley's elegant map of the coast of Argentina from Capo Blanco (C. Matas) to Bahia Blanca (C.S. Andrea). Dudley introduced a totally new style for sea charts in the Arcano del Mare with only lines of latitude and longitude and no rhumb lines. The charts were meticulously compiled from original sources and were both scientific and accurate for the time. The distinctive calligraphy (alla c...
432 Le Chili' Chile
Nicolas Sanson
1700
A+
  $110.00
Closed
   

Archived Auction. Click on the Title for details on this lot.    (Size: 7.4 x 10.5 inches)

Fine small version of Sanson's important map of Chili showing the Cuyo provinces. The map is based on the descriptions of Alfonso de Ovalle, and is completed by a graceful title cartouche.

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