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Lot#       Title   Subject/Creator   Date/Cond   Sold for:    
342 Mexico, Mittel America, Texas United States, Mexico & Central America, Texas
Carl Flemming
1842
B
  $125.00
Closed
   

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Uncommon German map of the southern United States, Mexico and Central America with the independent Republic of Texas shown in its smaller configuration. Mexico is divided into states and territories, which are listed in a table at bottom left. The map is filled with Indian names and some interesting spurious topography, and includes a list of mountains. Texas is stated in the legend as c...
343 Map of the United States United States, Mexico & Central America
Case, Tiffany & Company
1850
B+
  $475.00
Closed
   

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A scarce large format map of the United States with striking insets of President Washington and a view of the Capitol of Washington. The projection oddly distorts and for-shortens the western portion of the U.S. It depicts the state of Texas in its elongated stovepipe configuration, which is quite unusual for a map dated 1850. The very interesting territorial configurations include an ou...
344 Nueva Hispania Tabula Nova Southern United States & Mexico
Ptolemy/Ruscelli
1598
A
  $900.00
Closed
   
A Foundation Map for the American Southwest

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This is a foundation map in the cartography of the American Southwest, and a must for collectors of that region. It is an enlarged version of Gastaldi's map of 1548 with the only notable change being the peninsular Yucatan. The legendary seven cities of Ciuola are prominently depicted and Mexico City is shown floating in a large lake. The place names along the upper Gulf Coast reveal the...
345 Mexico sive Nova Hispani Southern United States, Mexico & Central America
Mueller/Bodenehr
1702
A
  $160.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This rare, tiny map was likely engraved by Gabriel Bodenehr. It depicts the region of present-day Mexico and Central America, extending from Sinaloa south to Panama. The region to the north of the Las Palmas River is labeled Florida with New Mexico to its west. The Florida peninsula takes an odd shape and is labeled Tegeste. German text is below the map. This is the second state with V...
346 Mexico & Guatimala Southern United States, Mexico & Central America
Daniel Lizars
1827
B+
  $180.00
Closed
   

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This handsome map focuses on Mexico and Central America, although it also covers most of the southern United States as well with good detail in New Mexico and Texas, which at the time were parts of Mexico. Mexico is divided into the Intendancies and Guatemala takes in all of Central America except for the British colony of Belize. New Mexico is shown as a narrow strip of land along the upper Rio...
347 Texas and Part of Mexico & the United States, Showing the Route of the First Santa Fe Expedition South Central United States & Mexico
W. Kemble
1844
B
  $140.00
Closed
   

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This map shows the failed Republic of Texas expedition, under President Mirabeau Lamar, to gain jurisdiction over Sante Fe and develop trade links between Texas and New Mexico. Many enterprising Texans believed New Mexico would be interested in this relationship, but upon the party’s arrival in Sante Fe, they were met by 1,500 Mexican troops. Spared their lives, the Texan party was forced to mar...
348 Nouveau Mexique et Californie Southwestern United States & Mexico, California
Allain Manesson Mallet
1683
A
  $300.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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One of the most attractive miniature maps from this series. The map focuses on the island of California and the southwestern United States and Mexico. California has a flat northern coast with C. Blanco the northernmost place name. Four islands lie between California and the mainland; the largest is named Gigante I. The Norto R. (Rio Grande) flows from a large inte...
349 Cette Carte de Californie et du Nouveau Mexique, est Tiree de Celle qui a ete Envoyee par un Grand d'Espagne... Southwestern United States & Mexico, California
Nicholas de Fer
1700
A
  $700.00
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 i...
350 A Passage by Land to California Discover'd by ye Rev. Fathr. Eusebius Francis Kino Jesuite Between ye Years 1698 & 1701 Southwestern United States & Mexico
Eusebio Francisco Kino
1730
A
  $500.00
Closed
   
Father Kino's Important Map of California

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This is an English version of Father Kino's important map that disproved the theory that California was an island. This was the first map to accurately depict the region, in particular the relative positions of the Colorado and Gila rivers and the correct location of the rivers, valleys and mountains of part of Sonora and Arizona. Kino's publication, first issued in 1705, was intended to disprov...
351 Kaart van het Westelyk Gedeelte van Nieuw Mexico en van California Volgens de Laatste Ontdekkingen der Jesuiten en Anderen Southwestern United States & Mexico
Isaac Tirion
1765
A+
  $325.00
Closed
   

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This bold map of Baja California and the American Southwest reflects the explorations of the Jesuits including Father Kino. Place names in today's southern Arizona include Casa Grande, the Gila River, and San Xavier de Bac. Along the Pacific are the cities of San Diego, Ensenada, and Cabo San Lucas. Numerous, oversized islands are shown along both coasts of the Baja Peninsula. Missions are pic...
352 Carte de la Californie d'Apres les Observations le Plus Exactes, pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages Southwestern United States & Mexico
Anton Francois Prevost
1777
A
  $250.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This is a French version of Venegas' significant map showing most of the Baja peninsula, northwest Mexico and what will become the southern portion of Arizona. Originated in 1757, it expands on the exploration of the region by Father Kino. It presents, in great detail, the Gila River region, the missions and Indian towns of the Pimeria Alta and Baja California. Engraved by A. van Krevelt.
353 Carte Generale des Etats-Unis Mexicains de la Republique du Texas et des Etats de l'Amerique Centrale Southwestern United States & Mexico, Texas
Adrien Hubert Brue
1840
B+
  $325.00
Closed
   

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Handsome and uncommon map that details the independent Republic of Texas, the Southwest United States and Mexico. The lower left quadrant is filled with a large inset with Central America shown on the same scale as the main map. The title contains one of the few direct references to the Republic of Texas. Excellent detail throughout. With Brue's embossed seal and surrounded by a decorati...
354 Mexico & Guatemala Southwestern United States, Mexico & Central America
Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
1850
A
  $75.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This pre-Gadsden Purchase map extends into present day Arizona and New Mexico with the US/Mexico border following the Gila River. Across the top are large insets of The Isthmus of Tehantepec Showing the Proposed Route from the Gulf of Mexico Sea to the Pacific Ocean, The Isthmus of Nicaragua Showing the Proposed Routes from the Caribbean Sea to the Pacific Ocean, and Guatemala or...
355 Head Quarters Department of New Mexico... Southwestern United States & Mexico
U.S. War Department
1863
B+
  $60.00
Closed
   
Reserve reduced by 33%

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This important map covers the majority of New Mexico Territory and southern California to include Los Angeles and Mexico south to the town of San Francisco. It was drawn by Cyrus H. De Forrest, 1st Lt and Aid-de-camp to Fergusson. The map notes several "Practicable Rail Road" routes across the region and into Mexico. Also locates silver, gold and copper mines including the Stevensons Silver ...
356 [Lot of 2] Map of the Californias [and] Mexico Western United States & Mexico
Morse & Breese
1845
A
  $300.00
Closed
   

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A. Map of the Californias, by T.J. Farnham, dated 1845 (10.9 x 13.9"). This map shows Upper California just one year prior to the Mexican-American war, which resulted in Mexico's loss of the region to the United States. It locates the pre-gold rush settlement of "Suter's" Colony just east of the southwest flowing Sacramento River with a Volcano nearby which is likely the Ma...
357 Map of the United States and Their Territories Between the Mississippi and the Pacific Ocean and Part of Mexico Compiled from Surveys Made Under the Order of W.H. Emory... Western United States & Mexico
William Hemsley Emory
1857-58
B+
  $300.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This map is one of the foundation maps for the western United States and represents the culmination of fifty years of government explorations. Starting with Lewis and Clark, there were numerous official and unofficial surveys and explorations, all adding to the pool of knowledge presented here. While large sections are still labeled "unexplored territory," Emory fitted these fragments tog...
358 California and Other Western States of the United States Western United States & Mexico
Peter Cassell & Galpin
1866
A
  $130.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by 13%

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This interesting map of the West shows some early state configurations and also names a Gadsden Territory. Arizona, Nevada, Idaho and Wyoming are all named, however their borders are not fully defined. In Arizona, Tuscon is also given an alternate spelling of Tueson. Gadsden Ter. is also called Pimeria Alta and occupies the area south of the Gila River. There...
359 Carte de la Californie Suivant I. la Carte Manuscrite de l'Amerique de Mathieu Neron Pecci olen Dresses a Florence en 1604... California & Baja California
Robert de Vaugondy/Diderot
1772
B+
  $210.00
Closed
   

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This sheet has five depictions of California that present a fascinating cartographic history of the region. It was one of ten maps compiled by Robert de Vaugondy for Diderot's important encyclopedia and depicts the mapping of California by five important cartographers. The earliest map reproduces Neron Pecci's manuscript map of 1604 showing the peninsula with a ragged coastline and place names d...
360 Nova Hispania Nova Galicia Guatimala Mexico & Central America
Montanus/Ogilby
1671
B
  $150.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by $50

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This well-engraved map, based on the cartography of Hessel Gerritsz, includes Mexico through Costa Rica with nice detail. It also includes the U.S. Gulf coast, southwest Florida and a bit of Cuba with less detail. The large pictorial cartouche depicts Native Americans loading goods for a European merchant.
361 Mexico sive N. Hispania Mexico & Central America
DuVal/Beer
1681
B+
  $70.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by 22%

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This charming map of Mexico and Central America includes the western portion of Cuba and the southern tip of Florida. Texas is named Florida, while Florida is named Tegeste.

Pierre Duval was Nicolas Sanson's nephew and pupil. He published a wide range of atlases and individual maps including a fine miniature world geography with many of the maps based on Sanson. This ma...
362 Hispaniae Novae Sivae Magnae, Recens et Vera Descriptio Mexico
Abraham Ortelius
1579
A+
  $375.00
Closed
   

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This is the first state of this important map, depicting the central and western coastal regions of Mexico. This cornerstone map of New Spain was the prototype for most maps of the early 17th century. It covers the Pacific coast from present-day Acapulco to about Mazatlan and inland to Mexico City, which is situated on a large lake. Several gold and silver mines are located in the central regio...
363 Hispania Nova Western Mexico
Mercator/Hondius
1635
B+
  $140.00
Closed
   
NO RESERVE

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Lovely small map of central and western Mexico. It locates many cities and features including Mexico City on the shore of a large unnamed lake, Guadalajara, Ocomo, Tetitlan, Chapalicu Mare (Lake Chapala), as well as numerous gold and silver mines. Strapwork title cartouche and scale of miles balance two diagonal corners. The ocean is fully engraved in moiré. From the English edition of ...
364 Campeche San Francisco de Campeche, Mexico
Carel Allard
1726
A
  $130.00
Closed
   

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A lovely view of San Francisco de Campeche in the Yucatan with a pair of Native Indians in the foreground.
365 Acapulco Acapulco, Mexico
Jacob van der Schley
1762
A
  $200.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This rare bird's-eye view of Acapulco and its bay gives a nice rendering of the town, Fort St. Diego, and the neighboring Puerto Marques Bay. A lettered key identifies each location. Ships fill the harbor, with others at sea as far out as the horizon.
366 Carte de l'Isthme de Panama Depuis Panama Jusques a la Riviere de Nata du Cote du Sud; et Depuis Porto Bello... Panama
Alexandre Oliver Esquemeling
1687
B+
  $180.00
Closed
   

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This handsome map of the Isthmus of Panama was created for an early French edition of Alexandre Olivier Exquemelin's History of the Bucaniers of America, a fascinating work describing the voyages and adventures of numerous buccaneers who sailed throughout the New World. Exquemelin's work was first published in Dutch in 1678 and was very popular, appearing in nearly every European language ...
367 Kaart van de Landengte van Panama, Volgens de Spaansche Aftekeninge Opgemaakt Panama
Isaac Tirion
1769
A
  $80.00
Closed
   

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Great map of central Panama showing Panama City in the southeast, Chagres in the northwest, and Portobelo in the northeast. Roads and the Chagres River connect them all. The road between Panama City and Portobelo passes though el Bujie, Boqueron, Pequeni, Sa. Juan, and Maria Enrique. Finely engraved with rhumb lines and a fleur-de-lis. Very detailed and fully...
368 Carte de la Baye de Panama dans l'Amerique Meridionale Panama Bay
Jacques Nicolas Bellin
1764
A
  $100.00
Closed
   

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This charming small map focuses on Panama Bay, with a fleur-de-lis orienting north to the right. The city of Panama is prominently depicted and is the only city shown. Adorned with a decorative cartouche.
369 To James Vernon Esqr: One of the Honble Commissioners of Excise ... This Plate Representing the Taking of Porto Bello by Adml: Vernon Novr. 22d 1739... Portobelo, Panama
William Henry Toms
1740
B+
  $3,500.00
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...
370 Plano de la Baia y Ciud. de Portovelo... Portobelo, Panama
Antonio de Ulloa
1748
B+
  $230.00
Closed
   

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This uncommon plan of the port and bay of Portobelo is oriented with north to the bottom left. The historic Portobelo Bay was a Spanish transfer point for gold and silver coming from South America. The city is shown in block plan format, with a decorative lettered key identifying important locations. There is good detail of the surrounding coastline and depth soundings are given in the bay. E...
371 De Stad, Reede, Haven en Rivier van Chagres, in de Spaansche Westindien Chagres, Panama
Isaac Tirion
1769
A
  $80.00
Closed
   

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Copper engraved plan of this important port on the Atlantic coast of Panama. The map provides a terrific picture of the river, town, castle, fort and countryside. Details include soundings, shoals, rocks and roads.
372 Peruviae Auriferae Regionis Typus [on sheet with] La Florida [and] Guastecan Reg. Gulf of Mexico, Florida & Peru
Abraham Ortelius
1598
A
  $800.00
Closed
   

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This was one of the few sixteenth century maps based on Spanish sources; in this case drawing from reports of Hernando de Soto's expedition through the region. There are three maps on this sheet. The most important map, La Florida, is the first printed map of the southern portion of the United States. This influential map provided the foundation cartography for the region, particu...
373 A New and Accurate Chart of the West Indies, with the Adjacent Coasts of North and South America... Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean & Southern United States
Emanuel Bowen
1748
A+
  $500.00
Closed
   

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A handsome map of the Caribbean and Gulf coasts with well engraved detail and many remarks on sailing directions, history, and native populations. The trade winds are noted with directional arrows, and the major trade routes are delineated. The coastal place names are abundant, with some towns and fortifications named inland. An early reference to the first attempted colony in Texas is Cenis...
374 La Parte Orientale dell' Antico, e Nuovo Messico con la Florida e la Bassa Luigiana... Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean & Southern United States
Giovanni Maria Cassini
1798
A
  $475.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by $125!

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This is the eastern sheet of Cassini's two sheet map depicting the southern United States, Mexico and Central America. This map, with its own borders, covers from Florida west to Texas and from the Yucatan Peninsula south to the tip of northern South America. The extensive river systems in the southern United States is well represented, although the Mississippi River is not connected to the Miss...
375 Culiacanae, Americae Regionis, Descriptio [on sheet with] Hispaniolae, Cubae, Aliarumque Insularum Circumiacientium, Delineatio Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean
Abraham Ortelius
1598
A
  $450.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by $50!

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Two great early maps of important regions in the New World are combined into this interesting composition. The first covers the region of western Mexico around Culiacan and the Spanish settlement of Villa S. Michael's, the region noted for its silver mines. The second is the first detailed map of the Greater Antilles with detail in southern Florida, the Bahamas, and the Caribbean that is ...
376 Pascaerte van West Indien van de Caribes tot aen de Golfo van Mexico Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean
Anthonie Jacobsz
1650
A
  $2,750.00
Closed
   
Rare Early Dutch Sea Chart of the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean

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This rare and elegantly engraved sea chart is one the earliest printed Dutch charts of the region. It is the third derivative of the 1631 chart by Hessel Gerritsz, a much-copied work which was in turn derived from his mentor Willem Blaeu's West Indische Paskaert (circa 1630). The most notable difference between Gerritsz's chart and this one is the addition of Delaware Bay and Cape May. J...
377 Indiarum Occidentalium Tractus Littorales cum Insulis Caribicis / Pascaert van Westindien ende Caribise Eylanden Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean
Renard/De Wit
1715
A
  $1,500.00
Closed
   
A Magnificent Sea Chart of the West Indies

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This is Renard's edition of Frederik de Wit's map, one of the most beautifully engraved charts of the West Indies. It extends to show the coastline of North America nearly to New England, all of Central America, and the northern coastline of South America. There is a wealth of navigational information including passages, anchorages, sandbanks, and shoals. Numerous place names line the coasts, i...
378 Le Golfe de Mexique, et les Provinces et Isles qui l'Environe Comme sont la Floride au Nord, le Mexique ou Nouvelle Espagne... Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean
Nicholas de Fer
1717
B+
  $900.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by $200! De Fer's Scarce Map of the Gulf of Mexico with Florida as a Peninsula

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This is scarce map of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean. Unlike most maps of the period, De Fer presents Florida correctly as a peninsula rather than as the broken archipelago. Lake Okeechobee is named Lac Serrope. The Caribbean islands are also well depicted with numerous notations throughout. The map is filled with place names and graphic topography. Embellished with a compass ros...
379 Mappa Geographica, Complectens I. Indiam Occidentalem II. Isthmum Panamensem III. Ichnographiam Praecipuorum Locorum & Portuum... Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean
Homann Heirs
1740
A
  $450.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This informative and very graphic folio sheet has a large map of the region, titled "Carte des Isles de l'Amerique et Deplusieurs Pays de Terre Ferme," attributed to D'Anville (1731). It covers the Gulf of Mexico, Central America and all of the Caribbean islands. It is nicely detailed with a key to show European possessions and a beautifully engraved title cartouche. Above the main map is the l...
380 Karte des Mexicanischen Meerbusens und der Anstossenden Inseln und Laender zu Robertsons Geschichte von America Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean
Thomas Kitchin
1777
B+
  $170.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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Lovely copper engraved map covering the region from Florida and the Gulf coast to northern South America. The southern portion of Florida is fragmented into numerous waterways. There is crisp detail of the many islands, the South American coast and Central America. Decorative rococo-style title cartouche and compass rose. This map was published for a German edition of Rev. Dr. Robertson's ...
381 West Indies from the Latest Authorities Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean
A. McIntyre
1785
B+
  $45.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by 40%!

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This detailed map of the West Indies extends to cover parts of North America, Central America, and the northern coast of South America. Several large islands make up Florida's southern tip, and a mountain range is depicted in its peninsula. West Florida extends to the Mississippi River. Includes terrific detail throughout the Caribbean, Yucatan and Central America.
382 A New and Complete Map of the West Indies Comprehending All the Coasts and Islands Known by That Name by Monsr. D Anville; with Several Emendations and Improvements Gulf of Mexico & Caribbean
Laurie & Whittle
1794
B+
  $450.00
Closed
   

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This large map of the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean is based on the cartography of D'Anville. The region is dominated by Spain with possessions including Florida and the formerly French Louisiana. Names "Tecas" with a note near Cenis that "Here Mr. de la Salle was murdered in 1687." European colonial possessions in the region are identified with a color key below the title cartouche listing the ...
383 [Grand Theatre de la Guerre en Amerique Suivant les Plus Novelles Observations des Espagnoles, Anglois, Francois & Hollandois - Northwestern Sheet] Gulf of Mexico
Reiner and Joshua Ottens
1741
A
  $1,200.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by $200! Important and Rare Map of the Gulf Coast

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This is the northwestern sheet of Ottens' 6-sheet map of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean depicting the theater of the War of Jenkins' Ear, part of the War of the Austrian Succession. The War of Jenkins' Ear had an improbable and theatrical origin. After fifty years of colonial boundary disputes and growing trade competition in the New World, relations between Britain and Spain were e...
384 [Lot of 2] The Ylandes of the West Indies [and] Cuba Insul [on sheet with] Hispaniola [and] Havana Portus [and I. Iamaica [and] I.S. Ioanis [and] I. Margareta Caribbean
Mercator/Hondius
1635
  $200.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Scarce Map of West Indies from English Edition of Atlas Minor

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This matching pair of maps depicting the islands in the Caribbean is from the English edition of Mercator's Atlas Minor, which was published under the title Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas by Michael Spark and Samuel Cartwright. Included are a scarce map of the West Indies and a map of individual islands in the Greater Antilles. After acquiring the plates to the 1607 edition of t...
385 Les Isles Antilles &c. Entre Lesquelles sont les Lucayes, et les Caribes Caribbean
N. Sanson/Mariette
1656
A
  $400.00 *Available for Purchase*    
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This beautiful map of the Caribbean covers from the tip of Florida to the western coast of Central America and the northern coast of South America. It shows excellent detail of the Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, and the Windward Islands. Cape Canaveral, Havana, Santiago de Cuba (S. Iago), Santiago De Los Caballeros (also S. Iago), Santo Domingo, San Juan, Cartagen...
386 Archipelagi Americani Delineatio Geographica Caribbean
Scherer
1700
A
  $250.00
Closed
   

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This stunning map is focused on the West Indies, with a portion of Central America and the northern tip of South America. The map features an elaborate view topped with a Latin title that translates roughly to These islands produce fruit and commodities that are transported by ship to Spain, France and England. The scene depicts traders and merchantmen loading their ships. Heinrich Scher...
387 Algemeene Kaart van de Westindische Eilanden Caribbean
Isaac Tirion
1769
A
  $200.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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A fine, interesting chart of the Caribbean, also showing part of Florida, the Yucatan, and Central America. Even small islands are well-represented and navigational hazards are marked. Major sea routes are noted as well as the direction of the prevailing winds. Title cartouche and two compass roses decorate the chart. Engraved by J. Condet.
388 Cuba Insula [on sheet with] Hispaniola Insula [and] Insula Iamaica [and] Ins. S. Ioannis [and] I.S. Margareta cum Confiniis Greater Antilles
Mercator/Hondius
1613
A
  $500.00
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This great, composite map of important islands in the West Indies is presented with two large maps of Cuba and Hispaniola, and smaller maps of Jamaica, Puerto Rico and Isla Margarita along the left side. The map of Cuba includes an inset plan of Havana. The map is richly embellished with a variety of sea monsters, a flying fish, sailing ships and strapwork cartouches. Latin text on verso, publi...
389 Insularum Hispaniolae et Cubae cum Insulis Circum Jacentibus Accurata Delineatio Greater Antilles & Bahamas
Jansson/Valck & Schenk
1710
B+
  $500.00
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This striking sea chart includes the southern tip of Florida, the Bahamas, Cuba, Jamaica and Hispaniola. It is one of the first Dutch maps to feature the region on a large scale, due to the importance of the Canaal van Bahama, which was used to transport Spanish gold and silver from the New World. The cartography is based on the extremely rare Hessel Gerritsz chart of 1631, with the addit...
390 Nieuwe en Naaukeurige Paskaart van het Eyland Hispaniola of St. Domingo... / Nouvelle Carte de l'Isle de Hispaniola ou St. Domingue... Hispaniola & Puerto Rico
Johannes van Keulen
1745
B+
  $800.00
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This magnificent large chart of Hispaniola and Puerto Rico was published by Johannes van Keulen II, who led the Van Keulen firm from 1726 until his death in 1755. The chart was compiled from the chart made by Amedee Francois Frezier, Ingenieur ordinaire du Roy on Hispaniola, published by Guilaume Delisle in Paris (1725). Van Keulen translated it for navigation and added new hydrographical inform...
391 Isola Cuba Nova Cuba
Ruscelli
1561
A
  $230.00
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This is a very early, detailed map of Cuba, based on the work of Gastaldi. Cuba is correctly shown as a very mountainous island, although the overall shape and orientation is incorrect. Trinidad (La Trinitad) appears in its correct position on the southern coast, but the other cities are less identifiable. The map also includes Jamaica, the Caymans and part of Hispaniola. This map is from one ...

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