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Bermuda / Bahamas
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Columbus lands on the Island of San Salvador.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Columbus lands on the Island of San Salvador.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 165x195mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned as usual. Lower right corner missing, stains and soling to margins etc.
Size of sheet : 345 x 220 mm. German text.
On 12th October 1492, after 33 days at sea, Columbus sighted land. His three ships made their way round the south-west point of an island Columbus named San Salvador - believed today to be Watling Island in the Bahamas.
According to Benzoni, they cut down a tree on the western shore, made a cr...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, W.,  Mappa Aestivarum Insularum alias Barmudas., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Mappa Aestivarum Insularum alias Barmudas.
Amsterdam, 1634, Uncoloured.. 405x530mm. Near to mint condition, only slight creasing and some discolouration along centerfold. Printed on heavy paper with large margins. A good, dark impression. German text on verso.
Blaeu based his work on John Speed's remarkably accurate map of 1626-1627. It shows the island divided into eight tribes and lots, and below the map itself appear the names of the first proprietors and the number of shares assigned each.
The proprietor's names match some of those of the origin...
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Estimate
($ 1,100 - 1,250)

Bid received
$ 800
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
JANSSONIUS, J.,  Mappa Aestivarum Insularum, alias Barmudas. . ., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Mappa Aestivarum Insularum, alias Barmudas. . .
Amsterdam, 1645, In original colours.. 390x513mm. In attractive colours. Repair of small split in upper part center fold, hardly affecting engraved area. Good impression.
It shows the island divided into tribes and lots, and below the map itself appear the coats of arms of Bermuda and England and the names of the first proprietors and the number of shares assigned each.
A most attractive variant on the Norwood survey map. The ‘Sea Venture’ under Sir Georg...
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Estimate
($ 1,900 - 2,000)

Bid received
$ 1,550
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
TALLIS, J.,  Islands in the Atlantic., antique map, old maps TALLIS, J. - Islands in the Atlantic.
London, ca. 1851, In original o/l colours.. 344x250mm. Steel engraving. Short margins, as issued. Very good condition.
Decorative steel engraved map of Islands showing the Azores, Madeira, Bermuda, the Canaries and the Cape Verdes. Interlocking border design.
Taken from "The illustrated atlas and modern history of the world by John Tallis". The Illustrations after a design by H. Warren and engraved by J.B. Al...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
UNKNOWN., Bahama Islands., antique map, old maps UNKNOWN. - Bahama Islands.
ca. 1870, Coloured. 276x308mm. A very good example.
A scarce and very detailed map of the Bahamas, including a part of Florida, Cuba, and Hispaniola. Map shows many islands, shoals and rocks. Names also the Hole in the Wall Lighthouse (here called Hole in the Rock!) which was built in 1836.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 150)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 15
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3