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Lot#       Title   Subject/Creator   Date/Cond   Sold for:    
311 Central America United States, Mexico & Central America
Chapman & Hall
1848
B
  $200.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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Despite its title, this pocket map covers the entire United States and extends south to include Mexico and Central America. The new state of Texas is shown in its large stovepipe configuration, while Mexico is still in control of California and the Southwest. Present-day Oklahoma is named Western Territory and a huge Nebraska Territory occupies the region between the Rockies and the Misso...
312 Audience de Guadalajara, Nouveau Mexique, Californie, &c. Southwestern United States & Mexico, California
Nicolas Sanson
1683
A
  $400.00
Closed
   

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This map was first published in 1656 and introduced the so-called second Sanson model of California as an island. This depiction shows a small peninsula (Agubela de Cato) above the island, two bays along the island's northern coast and two new place names, Tolaago and R. de Estiete. Sanson actually based this on information from the less well known map by Luke Foxe, b...
313 Cette Carte de Californie et du Nouveau Mexique... Southwestern United States & Mexico, California
Nicholas de Fer
1700
B+
  $650.00
Closed
   
De Fer's Important Map of the Island of California

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This small map is very important in the cartographic history of California and the Southwest. Ironically, it is one of the only maps of the period to focus on the island of California, and the first map to show the discoveries of Father Eusebio Kino, the man who disproved that California island theory. According to Wagner, the map is purportedly based on a manuscript drawn by Father Kino ...
314 An Accurate Map of California, Drawn by the Society of Jesuits & Dedicated to the King of Spain Southwestern United States & Mexico
John Gibson
1757
A
  $500.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Important Map for California and Baja California Collectors

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This is the English edition of Miguel Venegas' map of Baja California, Mexico, and southern Arizona. This map appeared in Venegas' A Natural and Civil History of California (1758), which is often cited as the first work in English devoted entirely to California. Venegas' original work, Noticia de la California, y de su Conquista Temporal, y Espiritual Hasta el Tiempo Presente, publ...
315 Carte du Mexique ou de la Nouvelle Espagne, ou l'on Peut Suivre les Mouvemens des Costes [in] L'Histoire de l'Amerique ... Tome Troisieme Southwestern United States & Mexico
Thomas Kitchin
1780
A
  $180.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This is volume three (of four) from the second French edition of William Robertson's History of America. The volume is divided into two books and covers Cortez's conquest of New Spain, and the conquest of Peru by Pizarro. Bound into the volume is Kitchin's map of the American Southwest and Mexico entitled Carte du Mexique ou de la Nouvelle Espagne, ou l'on Peut Suivre les Mouvemens des...
316 Spanish North America Southwestern United States & Mexico
John Thomson
1814
B
  $300.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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The Spanish possessions in North America are the focus of this large, significant map. Especially noteworthy is the delineation of the great western river systems - particularly the Platte flowing east and south of the Rocky Mountains. The conflict between the United States and Spain at the beginning of the 19th century is vividly illustrated on this map. Spanish control of the southwest region...
317 Mexico, California and Texas Southwestern United States & Mexico, Texas
John Tallis
1850
B+
  $250.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This is the second, and most desirable, state of this fine steel-engraved map that was issued during a time of great transition in the region. After gold was discovered in California, the plate was re-engraved to include a vignette of gold panning and to locate the gold regions of California which are delineated through hand coloring. Texas is shown with its original state borders that in...
318 Mexico & Guatemala Western United States & Mexico, Texas
H.S. Tanner
1834
A
  $200.00
Closed
   

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This map of the southwest shows Texas as still a part of Mexico with Austins Colony noted. Sonora extends north into present-day Utah and is wedged between New Mexico and Upper California. The rivers Timpanogos and San Buenaventura run straight through the Great Basin into the Pacific. Insets include the Valley of Mexico and Guatemala. The map presents a grea...
319 Nouvelle Carte du Mexique, du Texas et d'une Partie des Etats Limitrophes... Western United States & Mexico, Texas, California
Adrien Hubert Brue
1840
B
  $2,200.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Brue's Landmark Map of the West Featuring the Republic of Texas

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This is the sixth edition of Brue's 1834 landmark map of the West and only the second edition to depict the Republic of Texas. It was separately issued and published posthumously by Charles Picquet. The map is significant for its depiction of Jedediah Smith's travels in the Great Basin region, showing his route with a solid line from just south of Lac Teguayo (Great Salt Lake) sout...
320 Central America II. Including Texas, California and the Northern States of Mexico Western United States & Mexico, Texas
SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
1842
B+
  $400.00
Closed
   

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This excellent map covers the southwestern United States just a few years before Mexico lost the region in the Mexican-American War. Texas is shown as an Independent Republic with its panhandle extending well north up to Spanish Peaks. Excellent detail throughout Texas shows many towns and villages, roads and trails, topography, and watershed. All of the Southwest and California are here...
321 North America Sheet XV Utah, New Mexico, Texas, California, &c. and the Northern States of Mexico Western United States & Mexico
SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
1859
B+
  $275.00
Closed
   

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This detailed map shows an evolving territorial configuration in the western United States. A large Utah Territory occupies the areas of present-day Nevada and Utah while New Mexico Territory encompasses the area from the Texas border to California, including the southern tip of Nevada. Below New Mexico Territory is an early Arizona - a reference to what would later become the Confederate Ter...
322 Nova Hispania, Nova Galicia, Guatimala Mexico & Central America
Hessel Gerritsz & Joannes de Laet
1625
A
  $300.00
Closed
   

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This fine map is the work of Hessel Gerritsz, one of the most important Dutch cartographers of the 17th century. Most of his work exists only in manuscript and these maps, published by De Laet, are the only Gerritsz maps available to the collector today. The map includes Mexico through Costa Rica with considerable detail. The large strapwork cartouche incorporates the title and distance scales ...
323 Yucatan Conventus Iuridici Hispaniae Novae pars Occidentalis, et Guatimala Conventus Iuridicus Mexico & Central America
Montanus/Ogilby
1671
A
  $250.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This decorative map covers the region from Mexico City to Panama City and extends to include part of Cuba, and is based on Blaeu's map of the Yucatan peninsula. Cozumel is named, and Lake Nicaragua is presented on an east-west orientation. This map is richly adorned with ships engaged in battle, Neptune and his entourage, and an elaborate title cartouche with Natives, putti, and a large shell.
324 Audience de Mexico Mexico
Nicolas Sanson
1700
B+
  $95.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This is an attractive small map focusing on the region of central and southern Mexico with the Yucatan Peninsula. It is adorned with a drape-style title cartouche. Engraved by Antoine de Winter.

See also lot 801 for Patoureau's reference work that identifies this map.
325 Amer. Sep. Partie du Mexique No. 59 Northern Mexico
Vandermaelen
1825-27
A
  $120.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This sheet depicts much of northern Mexico from Monterrey west to Culiacan and north to Chihuahua and the Rio Grande River. The map is delineated by state and shows excellent detail of the topography, river systems, and network of roads and trails. Numerous mines are also located by tiny pickaxes.

The Atlas Universel contained 400 maps in six volumes. It was the first atlas mad...
326 De Stad Vera Cruz in Nieuw Spanje: Volgens de Spaansche Aftekening Veracruz, Mexico
Isaac Tirion
1769
A
  $60.00
Closed
   

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This bird's-eye plan shows the important port of Veracruz in the Gulf of Mexico. Veracruz was the first port established in New Spain by Hernan Cortes in 1519, and later was a scene of many battles during the ensuing years. The plan depicts the port with St. Juan d'Ulloa across the bay and soundings within the bay. Tirion's Hedendaagsche Historie was initially conceived as the Dutch edit...
327 De Reede en Haven van Vera Cruz Veracruz, Mexico
Isaac Tirion
1769
A
  $55.00
Closed
   

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This chart shows the important port of Veracruz in the Gulf of Mexico. Veracruz was the first port established in New Spain by Hernan Cortes in 1519, and later was a scene of many battles during the ensuing years. The chart depicts the islands, rocks, shoals, and soundings in the surrounding waters to aid in navigation. Tirion's Hedendaagsche Historie was initially conceived as the Dutch...
328 Pas-kaart van de Zee Kusten van Carthagena Tierra Firma Costa Rica ende Honduras Tusschen Rio Grande de S. Martha en Cabo de Gratias Dios Central America & Northern South America
Johannes van Keulen
1687
A
  $600.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This superb sea chart covers the Atlantic coast from Honduras to Colombia. The Golfo de Panama is also delineated. Four small inset maps, including a detailed view of Cartegena harbor, hide the relatively unknown inland regions of Columbia and Central America. The map is oriented with south at the top, as indicated by two compass roses, and is embellished with rhumb lines and a large, figurativ...
329 Amer. Sep. Partie du Guatemala No. 72 Honduras & Nicaragua
Vandermaelen
1825
B+
  $120.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This sheet depicts Honduras & Nicaragua, with parts of El Salvador, Guatemala and Belize. There is excellent detail of the topography, river systems, and a small network of roads and trails.

The Atlas Universel contained 400 maps in six volumes. It was the first atlas made up of lithographed maps, and the first to present all the maps on the same scale (1: 1,641,836), with each m...
330 A Draught of the Windward Coast of the Mosquito Shore from Point Pattuck to St. Johns and Continued on the Spanish Main, to Escuda Veragua, with the Islands, Keys, and Shoals, from the Latest Authorities Nicaragua & Costa Rica
John Lodge
1785
A
  $230.00
Closed
   

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This map details the Gulf Coast of Costa Rica and Nicaragua, extending south to Bocas del Torro in Panama. Rivers, points, and lagoons are identified along the coast, with a land approach view of the area around Bluefields filling the blank interior. The waters are filled with anchorages, soundings, rocks, and shoals, and numerous small keys are named. A dotted line demarcates the area for whi...
331 Isthmus of Panama Nicaragua, Costa Rica & Panama
John Tallis
1850
B+
  $100.00
Closed
   

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Lovely map of the region from Nicaragua through Panama, drawn and engraved by J. Rapkin. There are three proposed canals and roads shown; two in Panama, and another in Nicaragua. The map is ornamented with two steel-engraved vignettes: The Fort at Chagres and Gold Seekers on their way over the Cordilleras, designed and engraved by H. Warren and J. Wrightson respectively.
332 Carte Particuliere de l'Isthme de Panama, Golfe de Darien, Cote de Carthagene, Jusqu'a Ste. Marthe Panama
Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville
1730
A
  $150.00
Closed
   

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An attractive, small map featuring good detail of Panama many years before the creation of the Canal and Lake Bayano. The map extends to include the northwestern coastline of Colombia to the Magdalena River. The focus of the map is on the mountains and river systems, although a number of place names are included, such as Portobelo, Panama City, Sta. Maria, and Cartagena. Adorned with a ...
333 Atlantic & Pacific Junction. Topographical Map of a Portion of the Isthmus of Darien in Site of Proposed Inter-Oceanic Navigation, August, 1852 Panama
Lionel Gisborne
1854
B+
  $120.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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Nice detailed lithographed map showing the site of the proposed canal from Caledonia Bay in the Atlantic to Darien Harbor in the Pacific. Profile of the canal and notes describe the proposed canal, soundings, etc. This map was first published in Lionel Gisborne's "The Isthmus of Darien in 1852: Journal of the Expedition of Inquiry for the Junction of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans," which docum...
334 The Scots Settlement in America Called New Caledonia... New Caledonia, Panama
Herman Moll
1729
B+
  $200.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This copper engraved map is one of the few maps that show the short-lived Scottish settlement of New Caledonia on the north coast of Panama on the Isthmus of Darien. The isthmus was of strategic importance in the overland exchange of goods between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The Company of Scotland, led by William Paterson, established the settlement with 1,200 Scots in 1698. The colony fa...
335 The Taking of Porto Bello by Vice Admiral Vernon on the 22d of Nov. 1739 with Six Men of War Only Portobelo, Panama
Thomas Bowles
1743
B+
  $2,000.00
Closed
   
Rare View of Battle of Portobelo

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This dramatic engraving depicts the Battle of Porto Bello (or Portobelo), a conflict between Britain and Spain during the War of Jenkins' Ear, part of the War of the Austrian Succession. Portobelo was a strategic Spanish transfer point for gold and silver coming from South America. After taking part in a failed attempt to capture a fully laden Spanish treasure ship departing from Portobelo in 17...
336 Piano di Porto Bello Portobelo, Panama
Giuseppe Pazzi
1763
A
  $150.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This is a handsome and beautifully engraved chart of historic Portobello Bay, which was a Spanish transfer point for gold and silver coming from South America. It locates Forte Farnese on the point, the Governors Plantation, and presents the town in a simple block pattern. Adjacent to the town is the fortified Castello de la Gloria, and across the bay is the Castello de ...
337 De Stad en Haven van Porto-Bello Portobelo, Panama
Isaac Tirion
1769
A
  $60.00
Closed
   

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A beautifully rendered and highly detailed copper engraved plan of this important city on the Caribbean side of Panama. The map provides a terrific picture of the harbors, towns, forts and countryside. Details include soundings, shoals, rocks and the road to Panama City. Tirion's Hedendaagsche Historie was initially conceived as the Dutch edition of Thomas Salmon's Modern History....
338 Porto Bello and the Adjacent Coast from a Spanish M.S. Portobelo, Panama
British Admiralty
1820
A
  $300.00
Closed
   

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This British Admiralty Chart was first published in 1817 based on information gathered from a Spanish manuscript by Captain Taite. The chart shows the city and harbor of Porto Bello, as well as the surrounding coastline. The chart is filled with navigational notes, soundings, and rocks. The map extends north to include the Farallon Sucio islands. A land approach view, by Lieutenant Benjamin Ba...
339 Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali, cum Terris Adiacentibus Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean
Willem Blaeu
1640
B
  $750.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Map of the West Indies Based on Voyage of Hessel Gerritsz

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This fine map centered on the West Indies reflects the firsthand knowledge of Hessel Gerritsz during his voyage to South America and the West Indies undertaken in 1628. It covers the same region as the Gerritsz map of 1631; from the Chesapeake Bay to the northern coastline of South America, with the addition of the west coast of Central America. The nomenclature in North America is virtually ide...
340 Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali, cum Terris Adiacentibus Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean
Arnoldus Montanus
1671
B+
  $500.00
Closed
   

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This is the first state of this outstanding map of the West Indies that also incorporates the eastern coast of North America from the Chesapeake Bay through the Gulf of Mexico, Central America and the northern coast of South America. The cartography is based on Hessel Gerritsz' chart of 1631 and Blaeu's map of 1634. The scenic title cartouche fills the North American continent and an equally gra...
341 Kaart van de Onderkoningschappen van Mexico en Nieuw Granada in de Spaansche West-Indien Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean
Isaac Tirion
1765
A
  $200.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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A fine map covering the southern United States, Mexico, Central America, northern South America and the Caribbean. The peninsula of Florida is shown as an archipelago of small islands, and the mythical Lake Parime is depicted in the interior of South America. There is considerable detail throughout including numerous place names along the coastlines and navigational hazards in the waters....
342 Carte du Golfe du Mexique, des Isles et des Pays Adjacens pour l'Histoire de l'Amerique... [in] L'Histoire de l'Amerique ... Tome Premier Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean
Thomas Kitchin
1780
B+
  $150.00
Closed
   

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This is volume one (of four) from the second French edition of William Robertson's History of America. The volume is divided into four books and covers the history of navigation, Columbus' voyages to the New World, early colonization in the Caribbean and Florida, and a description of America and its inhabitants. Bound into the volume is Kitchin's map of the Gulf of Mexico, here entitled <...
343 Les Isles Antilles, et le Golfe du Mexique Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean
Rigobert Bonne
1780
A
  $80.00
Closed
   

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A beautiful and strongly engraved chart of the Caribbean that also features good detail of Central America. Along the Gulf Coast and Florida, New Orleans, Pensacola, and St. Augustine are named. Navigation routes, trade winds, rocks, and shoals are identified. An inset of Bermuda is located at upper right.
344 West Indies Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean
1805
A
  $41.00
Closed
   
NO RESERVE

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This densely engraved map covers the entire Caribbean Basin and Mexico along with portions of North and South America. Florida is divided between East & West. There is good coastal detail and well-developed topography in the interior. Published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme in London.
345 Carte des Antilles du Golfe du Mexique et d'une Partie des Etats Voisins Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean
Lapie/Tardieu
1851
B+
  $48.00
Closed
   
NO RESERVE

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This crisply engraved map of the Caribbean and the Gulf Coast shows excellent detail of Florida, the Caribbean, Yucatan Peninsula and Central America. Inland detail is focused primarily on topography and river systems, while the coasts are filled with place names. The map is surrounded by a keyboard-style border.
346 Pas Kaart van de Golff van Mexico Gulf of Mexico
Johannes van Keulen
1687
A
  $1,200.00 *Available for Purchase*    
The First Sea Chart of the Western Portion of the Gulf of Mexico

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Two compass roses orient this stunning chart with north to the right. It covers the western portion of the Gulf of Mexico, stretching from the panhandle of Florida around to the Yucatan peninsula. Van Keulen's chart was mostly derived from an exceedingly rare chart by Hessel Gerritsz, c. 1631. Of note, the panhandle of Florida lacks any familiar form and the Baja de Spirito Sancto repres...
347 Pas-kaart van de Golff de Guanaios met 't Canaal Tusschen Yucatan en I. Cuba Mexico & Cuba
Johannes van Keulen
1695
B+
  $500.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This superb sea chart covers the Yucatan Peninsula, the eastern coast of Honduras, and the western part of Cuba. The map is filled with impressive detail of the shoals and anchorages and is embellished with rhumb lines, compass roses, and a sailing ship. North is oriented to the bottom of the sheet. Putti flank the title cartouche.

See also lot 809 for a reference book on the cartography...
348 Die Insulen in West America, sa Unter dem Nahmen Antilles, Cuba, St. Dominique, Jamaica, Caribes u. du Vent... Caribbean
Gabriel Bodenehr
1738
B+
  $220.00
Closed
   

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This rare, small French map of the Caribbean gives a Spanish perspective of the islands. The shipping routes from Spain to Cartagena, Cartagena to Porto Bello and Cartagena to Havana are shown. Notations indicate that the Spaniards call the Leeward and Windward Islands "Sur le Vent" (on the wind) and the islands off the coast of South America, including the ABC Islands, "Sous le Vent" (downwind)...
349 West Indies Caribbean
John Gibson
1758
B+
  $70.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This miniature map appeared in Atlas Minimus, a pocket atlas containing 52 maps, drawn and engraved by John Gibson, with revisions by Emmanuel Bowen, and published by John Newbery. This map includes minimal information due to its size, focusing on naming the key islands. The large note at the top of the map lists the size of the major islands in miles.
350 A Map of the English, French, Spanish, Dutch & Danish Islands, in the West Indies, Taken from an Improved Map of the Geographer to the King of France; with the Tract of the Last West India Fleet Through the Windward Passage Caribbean
John Bew
1781
B+
  $140.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This map shows the English, French, Spanish, Dutch and Danish colonial possessions in the Caribbean during the American Revolutionary War. The track of the "last fleet" to travel to the Caribbean through the Windward Passage is shown with a dashed line. The map extends from the southern Bahamas and the eastern half of Cuba to the northern tip of South America. Engraved by John Lodge and ...
351 Carte des Isles de la Jamaique et de St. Domingue Hispaniola, Jamaica & Cuba
Chanlaire & Mentelle
1797
B+
  $160.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This chart of the Greater Antilles focuses on Jamaica and Hispaniola and includes the eastern portion of Cuba and part of the Bahamas. This map exemplifies the political situation in Jamaica and Hispaniola at the end of the 18th century. Jamaica is divided into ill-fitting counties with English-style names, such as Middlesex and Surry. The result of the 1777 Treaty of Aranjuez between France an...
352 Cuba Insula et Iamaica Cuba & Jamaica
Cornelis Wytfliet
1607
A
  $500.00
Closed
   

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This is one of only two Caribbean maps in this important work, which was the first atlas dedicated to the New World. It provides an important, early view of Cuba and Jamaica with the Cayman Islands located between them. A bit of Hispaniola is also included. Even though Cuba was among the earliest European discoveries in the region, the cartographic information disseminated was often incorrect a...
353 Abbildung Welcher Gestalt die Spanische Silberflotta von dem Hollandischen General Peter Peters Hann an der Insul Cuba... Cuba
Theodore de Bry
1630
B
  $375.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This scarce engraving of the Dutch and Spanish fleets in Patanca Bay, Cuba illustrates the events in 1628 when the Dutch buccaneer Pieter Hayn captured the Spanish silver fleet. Medallion portraits of General Pieter Hayn and Admiral Cornelius Long fill the top corners. At bottom left is a map of Cuba and Jamaica with north oriented to the bottom. A numbered key identifies the fleets and 20 ship...
354 Carte de l'Ile de Cuba.. [with 2 Volumes] Essai Politique sur l'Ile de Cuba Cuba
Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt
1826
B+
  $1,400.00
Closed
   
First Edition of Humboldt's Work on Cuba

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This folding map of Cuba was published in the first edition of Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt's impressive 2-volume work on Cuba. This "political essay" on Cuba was one of the founding texts on the island in the 19th century, with information on the geography, economy, people, and political hierarchy of the island. Humboldt's work on Cuba became quite controversial due to his strong s...
355 Plan du Port et de la Ville de la Havanne Havana, Cuba
Depot de la Marine
1800
A
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This large, scarce chart is the French version of Jose del Rio's important survey of 1798. The harbor is annotated with a systematic network of soundings and the city plan and fortifications are linked to an extensive key below the title. Engraved by Etienne Collin with lettering (ecrit) by Besacon. The engraved seal of the Depot de la Marine is a bottom left. This state is not noted by Cueto;...
356 Carte de l'Isle de la Jamaique Jamaica
Jacques Nicolas Bellin
1758
A
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Strongly engraved map describes this island of the Greater Antilles. Divided by parishes, the map shows remarkable detail with scores of place names along the coast plus mountains, personal estates, watersheds, and other details in the interior. At lower left is a decorative rococo-style title cartouche with compass rose and rhumb lines above.
357 Isola Spagnola Nova Hispaniola
Ruscelli
1561
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This fine early copperplate engraving of Hispaniola is based on Gastaldi's 1548 map of the island. It is rendered in the characteristic Italian style with a stipple-engraved sea and bold border. Italian text on verso describes the island.
358 La Partie Francoise de l'Isle de Saint Domingue Haiti
Jacques Nicolas Bellin
1764
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This is a copper engraved chart detailing the western half of the island (Haiti) while it was under France's domination. Abundant place name detail is noted along the coastal region while the interior's topography and watershed are nicely developed. Rococo-style title cartouche, rhumb lines, compass rose, and fleur-de-lys decorate the chart.
359 Plan de la Baye et de la Ville de St. Louis, dans la Partie du Sud de l'Isle de St. Domingue... Saint-Louis-du-Sud, Haiti
Sieur Rene Phelipeaux
1786
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This scarce map is centered on Saint Louis Bay located on the southern coast of present-day Haiti. The map shows the city of Saint-Louis-du-Sud in block plan format, as well as the "old fort" (Fort Saint Louis) on an island in the bay. There is excellent detail of the surrounding topography, with many roads and villages also shown.
360 De Hoofdstad en Haven, van't Eiland Porto Rico, in de Westindien San Juan, Puerto Rico
Isaac Tirion
1769
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This interesting plan shows San Juan harbor, with detail of the forts San Felipe del Morro, El Canuelo, and other fortifications. The chart includes soundings and roads. Tirion's Hedendaagsche Historie was initially conceived as the Dutch edition of Thomas Salmon's Modern History. The work began in 1729, but the text was later expanded and the Hedendaagsche Historie was the...

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