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Southern Africa
DESNOS / BRION,  Partie de L'Afrique.. Le Congo, La Cafrerie &c., antique map, old maps DESNOS / BRION - Partie de L'Afrique.. Le Congo, La Cafrerie &c.
Paris, 1790, In original colours.. 282x479mm. Marginal spot lower border. Else very good condition.
Map showing the southern part of Africa with decorative rococo-style cartouche.
Left and right box with geographical information for each part of the area. Printed on 2 paste-on slips.
Prepared by Louis Brion de la Tour and published by Louis Charles Desnos, active in Paris at rue St.Jacques.<...
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$ 200
Approx. Euro 172  

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Condition Rating: 2
Madagascar & other Islands
DE BRY, Th.,  The Dutch are attacked by giant crabs., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - The Dutch are attacked by giant crabs.
Frankfurt, 1598, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. In good condition. Lightly age toned and spotted as is usual. Two 'chips' in the right hand margin. German text. Sheet size: 295 x 197mm
During their return voyage, the Portuguese were wrecked on a sandbank (the Seychelles?) From the debris they began building a smaller ship in which they hoped to return to India. While they were stranded on this sandbank, numerous monster crabs appeared and began to attack them. To protect themselve... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 100
Approx. Euro 86  

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Condition Rating: 2
CORONELLI, V.M.,  Isola di Madagascar o di S. Lorenzo Scoperta d Portoghesi nell anno 1506. . ., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V.M. - Isola di Madagascar o di S. Lorenzo Scoperta d Portoghesi nell anno 1506. . .
Venice, 1690, Uncoloured.. 600x450mm. Good and dark impression. Good margins. Paper slightly age-toned.
Decorative and highly detailed map of Madagascar, including 2 decorative cartouches and other embellishments.
The remarkable Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718), was a Franciscan Friar and appointed General of the Order in 1701. He was cosmographer to the Republic of Venice and founder of the Academia...
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$ 900
Approx. Euro 774  

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Condition Rating: 3
LE GRAND, A.,  L'Enfance de Paul et Virginie., antique map, old maps LE GRAND, A. - L'Enfance de Paul et Virginie.
Paris, ca. 1790, Uncoloured.. 395x455mm. Very good condition. Dark impression.
Fine engraving of Paul and Virginie.
Paul et Virginie (or Paul and Virginia) is a novel by Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, first published in 1787. The novel's title characters are very good friends since birth who fall in love, but die when the ship Le Saint-Geran is wrecked. The stor...
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$ 400
Approx. Euro 344  

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Condition Rating: 3
Cape of Good Hope
LES MISSIONS CATHOLIQUES,  Carte des Missions Catholiques du Sud Africain., antique map, old maps LES MISSIONS CATHOLIQUES - Carte des Missions Catholiques du Sud Africain.
Paris, Monrocq, 1902, In original colours.. 635x925mm. Lithograph printed in colours. In very good condition. Folded as issued.
Map of the Catholic Missions in South Africa. Inset map of L'Ile St. Hlne.
Published as supplement of the Les Missions Catholiques. To the lower right an inset key to the symbols on the map and the religions districts (I-XIV)
The map was engraved on stone by R.Hauserman in ...
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 215  

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Condition Rating: 2