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Lot#       Title   Subject/Creator   Date/Cond   Sold for:    
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
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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
  $400.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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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
  $100.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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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
A
  $200.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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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
A
  $120.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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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
A
  $200.00
Closed
   

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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
A
  $80.00
Closed
   

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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...
361 Pas Kaart van de Caribes Tusschen I. Barbados en I.S. Martin Lesser Antilles
Johannes van Keulen
1685
A
  $500.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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Two compass roses orient this fine sea chart with north to the right. It covers the region from Barbados and St. Vincent to the southern part of St. Martin. Three insets provide detail of harbors on the islands of St. Lucia, Guadeloupe, and the Les Saintes archipelago. The interesting title cartouche shows Mercury offering his caduceus to Cybele.
362 Les Petites Antilles ou les Isles du Vent, avec Celles de Sous le Vent Lesser Antilles
Rigobert Bonne
1787
A
  $130.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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Nicely engraved map depicting most of the Lesser Antilles from Anguilla to Grenada, including the Windward and Leeward Islands. Scope extends to include Trinidad and the northern coastline of South America. Bellin published two maps showing the Lesser Antilles; this is the larger double-page map. Four distance scales. Finely engraved by Andre.
363 Bethanien in St. Jan St. John & St. Thomas
1777
A
  $110.00
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This lovely view depicts a plantation in Bethany on St. John, with the reformed church in the distance at right. In the background is the island of St. Thomas. Drawn by Christian George Andreas Oldendorp and engraved by J. G. Sturm in Nurnberg.

This engraving was published in Geschichte der Missionen, the history of the Moravian Missions in the Danish West Indies based on the wor...
364 Carta de la Isla de la Antigua, Reducida y Gravada Antigua
don Thomas Lopez de Vargas Machuca
1780
A
  $450.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This rare chart of Antigua was published in Madrid by Don Tomas Lopez de Vargas Machuca (1730-1802), Geographer to the King of Spain and one of the most distinguished Spanish cartographers of the eighteenth century. It divides the island into five parishes: San Juan, Parham, San Pedro, Willoughby, and Falmouth. The chart identifies smaller satellite islands, to...
365 Het Westindisch Eiland Martenique Volgens e Nieuwste Waarneemingen in Kaart Gebragt Martinique
Isaac Tirion
1769
A
  $100.00
Closed
   

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A finely engraved, decorative map of the island divided into three districts and filled with tremendous detail of roads, topography, soundings, villages, windmills, and plantations. The title cartouche incorporates the distance scales and is garnished with sugar cane. A compass rose completes the composition. Tirion's Hedendaagsche Historie was initially conceived as the Dutch edition of...
366 Plan of the Great Bay of Cul de Sac Royal, with the Town, and Environs of Port Royal, in the Island of Martinique... Fort-de-France Bay, Martinique
Thomas Jefferys
1765
B+
  $450.00
Closed
   

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This extremely rare map depicts the Bay of Fort-de-France (previously known as Fort Royal) on the western coast of Martinique, the initial site of the Invasion of Martinique by the British in January and February 1762. There is excellent detail of the topography, roads, and villages along the coast, while soundings, rocks, shoals, and navigational notations fill the bay. At bottom is a lettered ...
367 Carte de l'Isle de Sainte Lucie, pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages Saint Lucia
Jacques Nicolas Bellin
1758
A
  $90.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This small map of the island of Saint Lucia in the Lesser Antilles is intricately engraved to show topographical details, place names, a road that runs the length of the island to the town of Soufriere, and the minute coastal detail for which Bellin is renowned. It is nicely decorated with a rococo-style cartouche. A small fleur-de-lis orients North to the left.
368 Carta de la Isla de la Barbada, Reducida y Gravada Barbados
don Thomas Lopez de Vargas Machuca
1780
A
  $750.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This rare chart of Barbados was published in Madrid by Don Tomas Lopez de Vargas Machuca (1730-1802), Geographer to the King of Spain and one of the most distinguished Spanish cartographers of the eighteenth century. The chart divides the island into 11 parishes and has several place names especially concentrated along the coastline. Rivers, roads, and topographical detail are depicted. Sn. ...
369 Tobago from Actual Surveys and Observations Tobago
Jefferys/Laurie & Whittle
1810
B+
  $400.00
Closed
   

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This classic map of Tobago illustrates the rapid development of sugar plantations. Each large division is noted with the number of estates (286) and acreages (52,058). Only a few small, mountainous portions of the island are Reserved in Wood for Rains. The map depicts the Indian villages, watering places, forts (including a demolished French fort), rocks, shoals, and anchorages with very...
370 L'America Meridionale Nuovamente Corretta, et Accresciuta Secondo... South America
Sanson/Rossi
1677
B+
  $300.00
Closed
   

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This attractive map of South America is based upon Sanson's map of the region. The relatively unknown Amazon region is left without speculation. However, the mythical Lag. Di Parime, with Manoa Dorado (city of gold) on its western shore, appears in Guyana. The various captaincy settlements in Brazil are named and there is considerable detail of towns and cities. The decorative ti...
371 [Lot of 3] Pais qui sont aux Environs de la Riviere de la Plata et du Pais des Patagons [and] Chili, Paraguay, Bresil, Amazones, et Perou [and] Amerique Meridionale South America
1684-1780
A
  $140.00
Closed
   

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A. Pais qui sont aux Environs de la Riviere de la Plata et du Pais des Patagons, by Alain Manesson Mallet, from Beschreibung des Gantzen Welt-Kreisses, circa 1684, black & white (3.9 x 5.7"). Shows nearly the entire continent but focuses on the region of the River de la Plata. The title cartouche, which obscures the northern part of the continent, is flanked by two cherubs and is d...
372 America Australis Dei Parae Multas Sacras Aedes... South America
Scherer
1703
B+
  $230.00
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A crisply engraved map of South America extends to include Central America and the southern tip of the island of California. The map is filled with towns and pictorial representations of the mountainous topography. Near Guyana, the fictitious lake of Parime is named with the mythical city of Dorado shown upon its shores. The map is embellished with ships and fanciful sea mo...
373 Carte du Cours du Maragnon ou de la Grande Riviere des Amazones dans sa Partie Navigable Depuis Jaen de Bracamoros... Northern South America, Amazon River
Jacques Nicolas Bellin
1757
A
  $80.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This interesting map is usually referred to as "the first scientific map of the Amazon" as it is based on astronomical observations conducted by Charles-Marie de La Condamine, a French explorer, geographer, and mathematician. After traveling to Ecuador in 1735 to test Isaac Newton's hypothesis that the Earth was not a perfect sphere, La Condamine was unable to travel back to France directly due t...
374 Tierra Firma Item Nuevo Reyno de Granada Atque Popayan Colombia & Panama
Hessel Gerritsz & Joannes de Laet
1630
A
  $350.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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A fine map by Hessel Gerritsz, whose cartography of South America laid the foundation for many other cartographers. The map includes Panama and present day Columbia (The New Kingdom of Granada). It is finely engraved with mountains, rivers and forests and depicts numerous small villages. The strapwork title cartouche, scale of miles and compass rose make it a very attractive map.
375 Cartagena Cartagena, Colombia
Carel Allard
1680
A
  $450.00
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This engraving is dominated by two Native Americans, with a view of the city and harbor of Cartagena in the background. Engraved by Meijer. This engraving was published in Carel Allard's Orbis Habitabilis Oppida et Vestitus, the first town book to incorporate both maps and costume plates of cities from all over the world, including New York, Paris, Rome, Mexico, Jerusalem, Bantam, and man...
376 Carthagena in de Spaansche West-Indien Cartagena, Colombia
Isaac Tirion
1769
A
  $180.00
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This handsome copper-engraved plan depicts the fort and area surrounding Cartagena, an important port in Colonial South America. The bird's-eye plan provides detail of the city with a numbered key identifying 10 locations within the city and harbor. Roads and the topography of the countryside are also illustrated. Tirion's Hedendaagsche Historie was initially conceived as the Dutch editi...
377 Plan van de Haven van Carthagena Cartagena, Colombia
Isaac Tirion
1769
A
  $300.00
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This copper engraved map shows Cartagena Bay oriented with north to the left. There is good detail of the forts and batteries that were used by the Spanish against Admiral Vernon's fleet in the Battle of Cartagena in 1741. The roads surrounding the bay and the countryside are also depicted. Soundings, shoals, and rocks are identified within the bay. Tirion's Hedendaagsche Historie was i...
378 References for the Plan of the City and Suburbs of Carthagena Cartagena, Colombia
Capt. Joseph Smith Speer
1771
A
  $300.00
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This rare bird's-eye plan of the city of Cartagena was published during the "Silver Age" of the city, in which there was great expansion of the city, its population and its economy. A numbered key identifies over 30 important locations, including bastions, churches, redoubts, hospitals, and even a butchery. Engraved by John Gibson and published in Speer's The West-India Pilot, sold by Sam...
379 Carte des Provinces de Caracas, Comana, et Paria Situees dans l'Amerique Meridionale, pour l'Histoire Generale des Voyages Venezuela
Jacques Nicolas Bellin
1757
A
  $100.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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Delicately engraved map of the northeastern part of Venezuela, including the islands of Margarita, Trinidad and the Grenadines. The locations of numerous settlements along the Venezuelan coast are noted, including Valencia, Caracas and Cumana. The map is adorned with a rocco-style title cartouche, and longitude is given in upper border from the Isle de Fer and below from Paris.
380 Cours de l'Orenoque Depuis ses Sources jusqu'a la Mer avec les Rivieres qui s'y Dechargent Orinoco River, Venezuela
Jacques Nicolas Bellin
1764
A
  $150.00
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This map depicts the Orinoco River from its delta on the Atlantic Ocean through Venezuela. The Orinoco River is shown extending too far west, nearly to the Cauca and Magdalena Rivers in Colombia. The extensive, although not entirely accurate, river system is featured, with dozens of small villages located throughout. There are a few notations on the inhabitants and location of Natives.
381 Guaiana sive Provinciae Intra Rio de las Amazonas atque Rio de Yuiapari sive Orinoque Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana
Hessel Gerritsz & Joannes de Laet
1633
A
  $200.00
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Hessel Gerritsz was apprenticed to Blaeu as an engraver before starting his own business. He then was appointed Cartographer to the Dutch East India Company and subsequently held the same position in a newly formed West India Company. Although Gerritsz actually traveled to the area during his voyage to South America and the West Indies undertaken in 1628, this map obviously lacks first-hand know...
382 Carte d'une Grande Partie de la Colonie de Surinam sur les Rivieres de Surinam Commewine et Cottica... Suriname
Jacques Nicolas Bellin
1764
B+
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Uncommon map of the Dutch colony of Suriname with excellent detail of the Suriname and Commewijne river systems, noting the boundaries of all the plantations laid along their paths. The capitol of Paramaribo is noted, in addition to the forts Amsterdam, Zelandia and Sommel. Soundings are noted at the river's mouth and tent encampments of natives are noted. The map is decorated wit...
383 Landkaart van de Volkplantingen Suriname en Berbice Suriname
Isaac Tirion
1769
B+
  $80.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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Handsome and very detailed map of the Dutch colonies of Suriname and Berbice. The plans show the rich plantations, roads and villages. Inset at top is a large plan of Paramaribo, the capital of Suriname. The chart is oriented with north at bottom by two compass roses.
384 Land-Kaart van het Eiland en de Volkplanting van Cayenne aan de Kust van Zuid-Amerika French Guiana
Isaac Tirion
1769
A+
  $80.00
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An attractive and detailed map of the vicinity of Cayenne in French Guiana. The large inset at upper right is a terrific example of a fortified castle. The map locates towns, villages, churches, sugar works, and scores of plantations. Embellished with a rococo-style cartouche and a pair of compass roses.
385 Carta Particolare della Brasilia Settentrionale... Brazil
Sir Robert Dudley
1661
A
  $700.00
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This is Dudley's rare, elegant map of the northern coastline of Brazil. The map covers from the Baia de Sao Marcos to the vicinity of present-day Aracaju. Every river and creek along the coastline is shown with soundings, hazards and good anchorages carefully recorded. The distinctive calligraphy (alla cancellaresca), fine cartouche, compass rose and sailing ship are the work of the engraver, ...
386 Nova et Accurata Brasiliae Totius Tabula, Auctore Ioanne Blaeu I.F. Brazil
Blaeu/Schenk
1730
A
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This scarce map is Johannes Blaeu's third map of Brazil. It includes the capitanias along the coast and is a significant improvement over Blaeu's previous maps of Brazil. The handsome cartouche is surrounded by cherubs and a river god. This map, designed by Joannes de Broen and engraved by Abraham Wolfgang, was completed shortly before the great fire that destroyed the printing house, and there...
387 [Untitled - The Portuguese Fight the French near Recife] Recife, Brazil
Theodore de Bry
1592
A
  $160.00
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This engraving depicts a battle between two Portuguese ships and a French ship in Buttugaris harbor (Potiguaras in Paraiba), near Recife. Hans Staden, a German who joined a Portuguese crew sailing to Brazil, sailed to Buttagaris to pick up a load Brazil wood. When they arrived, they discovered that a French ship had already loaded the Brazil wood, and engaged in a battle. The French ship damage...
388 La Plata Central South America
John Pinkerton
1812
A
  $120.00
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Very large, handsome map with incredible topographical and political detail throughout. Extends from Cusco and the source of the Amazon in the northwest, south through Peru to Conception, and from Buenos Ayres north to beyond Paraguay. Excellent detail along the Parana River. Drawn by L. Hebert and engraved by Neele.
389 Peru & Bolivia Central South America
John Tallis
1851
B+
  $45.00
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This steel-engraved map features good detail and four beautifully engraved vignettes: Swimming Couriers of Peru, Tarija, Potosi, and Lima. Parts of Ecuador, Brazil, and La Plata are visible but largely unengraved. The illustrations were drawn by H. Winkles and engraved by J.H. Kernot; J. Rapkin drew and engraved the map.
390 Carte de la Riviere de la Plata, pour Servir a l'Histoire Generale des Voyages Rio de la Plata
Jacques Nicolas Bellin
1757
A
  $85.00
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This chart details the mouth of the Rio de la Plata with Buenos Aires shown on a grid plan. The bay is marked with soundings, anchorages, and shoals. Decorative rococo-style title cartouche with distance scale.
391 Cerro de Potosi Potosi, Bolivia
Petrus Bertius
1612
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This lovely bird's-eye view shows the famous mountain of silver, mined extensively by the Spanish in the 17th century. The view shows miners climbing the mountain, which is surrounded by the bustling village. German text on verso.

This view was first published by Cornelis Claesz in Conqueste van Indien in 1596, and subsequently appeared in various editions of the Caert-Thresoo...

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