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South America
JANSSONIUS, J.,  Americae pars meridionalis., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Americae pars meridionalis.
Amsterdam, 1650, In original colours.. 462x548mm. A few wormholes in center part of map re-inforced.
Decorated with several ships and sea monsters, and a cartouche flanked by engravings of six Indians, netted hammocks and South American fauna.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 1,500 - $ 2,000
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Jaillot, A.H. / P. Mortier., Amerique meridionale / divisee en ses principales. , antique map, old maps Jaillot, A.H. / P. Mortier. - Amerique meridionale / divisee en ses principales.
Amsterdam, 1696, Fine original colouring with some recent colour.. 555x873mm. In very good condition.
An attractive large-format map of the South American continent, embellished with two large cartouches. Newly engraved for the counterfeited edition of the 'Atlas Nouveau', published by Pieter Mortier in Amsterdam.

Alexis-Hubert Jaillot (1632-1712), was a French cartographer. He joined the ...
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Estimates : $ 900 - $ 950
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CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham, Nouvelle Carte de Geographie de la Partie Meridonale de l'Amerique suivant les plus nouvelles Observations, antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham - Nouvelle Carte de Geographie de la Partie Meridonale de l'Amerique suivant les plus nouvelles Observations
Amsterdam, 1719, Coloured.. 470x570mm. Good condition strong impression good sized margins two original vertical folds.
Sheet size 510 x 640 mm.
Chatelain's map of South America. The title is in two lines across the map it is filled with information concerning various discoveries, expeditions, and colonization. In the Pacific, the routes of Magellan, Schouten & Le Maire, Mendana & Gallego, Sarmiento and Drake are shown. There are extensive ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 600 - $ 700
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COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C.,  L'amerique meridionale dressee sur les memoires le plus recens. . ., antique map, old maps COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C. - L'amerique meridionale dressee sur les memoires le plus recens. . .
Amsterdam, 1757, In original o/l colours.. 535x580mm. Printed on thick paper. Upper margin cut and shaving the scale border. Good condition.
Rare and decorative map of South America with good detail and interesting notations concerning the explorations of the interior.
With in lower right corner a title cartouche flanked by natives with a background of erupting volcanoes.
The Amsterdam publishing firm of Covens and Mortier (17...
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Estimates : $ 750 - $ 900
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DIRWALD, Joseph.,  Amerique Meridionale d'apres le voyage au Paraguay de M. Azara., antique map, old maps DIRWALD, Joseph. - Amerique Meridionale d'apres le voyage au Paraguay de M. Azara.
Vienna, 1818, In original o/l colours.. 870x590mm. Light paper creasing, and a couple of very small holes where folds intersect - else in very good condition. Folded as issued. Two joined sheets.
A large uncommon folding map of South America, with both German and French titles and explanations, by Jospeh Dirwald, published in Vienna in 1818. The map is probably based on an earlier map by Felix Manuel de Azara (1746-1821), a Spanish naturalist and military officer who was sent to the Rio de l... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 220 - $ 300
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Sold for $ 200
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TALLIS, John., South America., antique map, old maps TALLIS, John. - South America.
London, ca. 1850, Original outline colors. 350x240mm. Very good and attractive condition! Some faint soiling. Unfolded example with wide margins.
A detailed map of South America from the famous atlas by John Tallis. With many place names, regions, and countries shown.
A highly decorative map with ornamental borders, several vignettes views of "Gold washing in Brazil", "Brazilian bridge of ropes", "Rio de Janeiro", Valparaiso", etc....
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Estimates : $ 95 - $ 125
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Brazil
DE BRY, Th., [The rituals for those that were dying]., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - [The rituals for those that were dying].
Frankfurt, 1607, Uncoloured.. 170x198mm. In good condition. German text. Decent margins, good impression.
When one of the villagers was dying, the others would not feed or care for them, but sing and danced as usual. Once they was dead though, the women would start lamenting by howling like dogs.
They held each other by the arms for support and continued their howling until the corpse was carried a...
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Estimates : $ 300 - $ 350
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DE BRY, Th., [The battle between rival indians near Bertioga]., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - [The battle between rival indians near Bertioga].
Frankfurt, 1607, Uncoloured.. 160x198mm. In good condition. German text. Decent margins, good impression.
An epic struggle between theTupinambá tribe and their enemy - the Tupiniki tribe.
The battle lasted about two hours, during which time both sides howled at each other like wolves and threatened each other with teeth they had extracted from previous victims. Both sides were so fierce that they f...
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Estimates : $ 300 - $ 350
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DE BRY, Th., [A Portuguese ship comes to look for Staden]., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - [A Portuguese ship comes to look for Staden].
Frankfurt, 1607, Uncoloured.. 160x198mm. In good condition. German text. Decent margins, good impression.
Hans Staden was a German soldier and explorer, who travelled to South America during the mid 16th century. Whilst there he was captured by native Indians in Brazil. He survived this ordeal and eventually returned to Europe.

This print depicts the scene a when boat from the nearby fort of ...
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Estimates : $ 300 - $ 400
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BLAEU, J.,  Brasilia., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Brasilia.
Amsterdam, 1647, In original colours.. 385x493mm. Slight marginal discolouration but in general very fine. Wide margins. Latin text on verso.
Striking old colour example of Blaeu's second map of Brazil prepared by Krystof Arciszewski, a Polish general who worked for the Dutch West Indian Company. The map perpetuates various myths including the Parime Lago , although it is generally more accurate than its predecessors.
Orienta...
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Estimates : $ 900 - $ 1,100
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FRITZ, S., Cours du Fleuve Maragon Autrement du de Amazones. . ., antique map, old maps FRITZ, S. - Cours du Fleuve Maragon Autrement du de Amazones. . .
London, 1717, Attractive Colouring. 225x355mm. In fine condition originally folded but now flattened out.
This was the first close to correct chart of the Maranon territory. The map shows all of northern South America, and locates Lima and Cusco. With a decorative title cartouche upper right and compass rose in the Pacific Ocean. By Father Samuel Fritz in London in 1717. From "Lettres Edifiantes et Curi... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 295 - $ 375
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BELLIN, J., Carte du Bresil, Prem. Partie., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J. - Carte du Bresil, Prem. Partie.
Paris, 1754, Uncoloured. 240x325mm. In good condition with age toning and a stain in the cartouche. The top margin touches the neat line and the bottom margin has some chips.

Fine copper engraving of the shoreline of Brasil from the Amazon River to the Bay of All Saints. Decorated by a large floral cartouche.


Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703–1772) was a French hydrographer and geographer. He was born in Paris and over a 50 year career, he prod... (Click on title or image to go to item page)

This item has no reserve price.
Estimates : $ 120 - $ 150
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Sold for $ 19
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Magellan/Tierra del Fuego
DE BRY, T.,  Caarte vande nieuwe Passagie bezuijden de Strate Magellan. . . / Description de nouveau passage vers le zud du destroit de Maggellan. . ., antique map, old maps DE BRY, T. - Caarte vande nieuwe Passagie bezuijden de Strate Magellan. . . / Description de nouveau passage vers le zud du destroit de Maggellan. . .
Frankfurt am Main, 1619, Coloured.. 170x184mm. Copper engraved map on text sheet with German text on recto and verso. Paper slightly browned. Right hand margin cut to neat line of the engraved map - as published. Good condition.
Size of sheet 330x200mm.
Map showing the new route around the bottom of South America discovered by Schouten and Le Maire: through the Le Maire Strait, around the Barnevelt Islands, and past Cape Horn.
From a German text edition of Theodor de Bry's travel book. The original copper plate is now shortened at the left s...
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Estimates : $ 480 - $ 600
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HONDIUS, H.,  Freti Magellanici ac novi Freti vulgo Le Maire. . ., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, H. - Freti Magellanici ac novi Freti vulgo Le Maire. . .
Amsterdam, ca. 1633, In attractive original colours.. 383x490mm. Paper slightly age toned. Good impression.
A fine map of Tierra del Fuego. With an explanatory text of the passage by Barent Jansz. Potgieter who accompanied captain Sebald de Weert to the Straits in 1599/1600, being the first Dutch vessels to sail through the Strait of Magellan, in Latin and Dutch.
After various English voyages, the Du...
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Estimates : $ 900 - $ 1,000
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DU VAL, P.,  Magellanique., antique map, old maps DU VAL, P. - Magellanique.
Paris, 1676, In original outline colours.. 102x125mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Very good and dark impression.
Uncommon miniature map of Magellan strait and the southern tip of Latin America from Pierre Duval's La Geographie Universeille.
Ferdinand Magellan sailed through the strait in October and November 1520.
Following his Cartes de géographie in 1657, Pierre Duval published this s...
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Estimates : $ 120 - $ 150
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Sold for $ 100
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Peru
BLAEU, W.,  Peru., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Peru.
Amsterdam, 1658, Original colours.. 375x490mm. Printed on heavy paper. Light marginal water staining, slightly affecting the engraved area. Dutch text on verso. Wide margins, dark impression.
Decorated with ships and monsters on the sea. Orientated with east at the top. Shows the Pacific coast of South America from Ecuador (at the left-hand side) as far south as the Atacama desert in the northern reaches of Chile. Most cities, towns, Indian villages, and missions are located. Showing lak... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 350 - $ 400
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ANONYMOUS., Missiion des Moxes Etablie par les PP de la Comp’e de Jesus dans le Perou., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS. - Missiion des Moxes Etablie par les PP de la Comp’e de Jesus dans le Perou.
Paris, 1780, Uncolored. 190x135mm. In very fine condition with folds as issued.
A fine detailed map of Peru showing the topographical locations and details of the many Jesuit missions. It features an attractive title cartouche. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 125 - $ 150
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Sold for $ 86
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TALLIS, John., Peru & Bolivia., antique map, old maps TALLIS, John. - Peru & Bolivia.
London, ca. 1850, Original outline colors. 325x240mm. A very nice example with dark print. No central fold and wide margins!
A very decorative steel-engraved map extending from Guayaquil southwards until the Atacama. Very detailed with place names, rivers, hills, bays, etc.
Attractively illustrated with vignette style views of "Swimming couriers of Peru", "Tarja", "Potosi", "Lima"....
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Estimates : $ 95 - $ 125
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Guyana/Surinam
BLAEU, W.,  Guiana sive Amazonum Regio., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Guiana sive Amazonum Regio.
Amsterdam, 1638, In attractive strong original colours.. 370x495mm. Some very light staining in outer margin. Very good, near to mint condition. Printed on heavy paper. Very good and dark impression. French text on verso.
Important map extending from the Isla Margarita in the northwest to the coast of northern Brazil near Sao Luis east of the Amazon delta.
The map locates at its center a large inland sea, Parime Lacus, on whose northwestern shore lies the fabled city Manoa del Dorado, or the golden city of the ...
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Estimates : $ 450 - $ 500
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KREVELT, A., Carte Particuliere d'une Partie des Riviers de Berbice et de Caroje, Pour L'Intelligence de la Relation Touchant l Revolt des Negres en 1763, antique map, old maps KREVELT, A. - Carte Particuliere d'une Partie des Riviers de Berbice et de Caroje, Pour L'Intelligence de la Relation Touchant l Revolt des Negres en 1763
Amsterdam, 1773, Uncoloured.. 185x270mm. In very good condition with some age toning.

Plan of Berbice, Surinam at the time of the slave revolt of 1763. The slaves revolted and forced the plantation owners out of the country.

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Estimates : $ 150 - $ 175
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Antarctica
Directorate of Colonial Surveys., Falkland Islands and Dependencies , antique map, old maps Directorate of Colonial Surveys. - Falkland Islands and Dependencies
London, 1948, Original colouring. 380x370mm. In good condition with multiple original folds.
Falkland Islands and Dependencies published by the Directorate of Colonial Surveys printed by the War Office in 1948.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 75 - $ 95
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Argentina
TALLIS, John., Falkland Islands and Patagonia., antique map, old maps TALLIS, John. - Falkland Islands and Patagonia.
London, ca. 1850, Colored. 330x245mm. In good condition with dark print and nice coloring! With uneven age-toning.
Two very decorative steel-engraved maps on one sheet. Both maps are very detailed with place names, rivers, hills, islands, bays, etc.
Attractively illustrated with vignette style views of "Penguins", "Jason Islands", "Sea Eagles"; "Fugeans", and "Christmas Sound Tierre del Fuego"....
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Estimates : $ 60 - $ 80
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Chile
TALLIS, John., Chili and La Plata., antique map, old maps TALLIS, John. - Chili and La Plata.
London, ca. 1850, Colored. 330x245mm. A very nice example with dark print. Some soiling + toning to margins.
A very decorative steel-engraved map extending from the border of Bolivia until Patagonia, with northern Chile and norhtern Argentina. Very detailed with place names, rivers, hills, bays, etc.
Attractively illustrated with vignette style views of "Travelling Post", "The Gobernador", "Rattle Sna...
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Estimates : $ 80 - $ 100
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Sold for $ 65
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Venezuela
TALLIS, John., Venezuela, New Granada, Equador, and The Guayanas., antique map, old maps TALLIS, John. - Venezuela, New Granada, Equador, and The Guayanas.
London, ca. 1850, Colored. 245x323mm. A very nice example with dark print. No central fold and wide margins!
A highly decorative steel-engraved map from Panama to French Guayana. Very detailed with place names, rivers, hills, bays, etc.
Attractively illustrated with vignette style views of "Fall of Bogota", "Chimborazo", and "Panamaribo"....
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Estimates : $ 80 - $ 100
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Colombia
SANSON, N., Terre Ferme ou sont les Governations, ou Gouvernemens de Terre Ferme, Cartagene, St. Marthe, Rio De la Hache, Venezuela, Nouvelle Andaluise, Popyan , antique map, old maps SANSON, N. - Terre Ferme ou sont les Governations, ou Gouvernemens de Terre Ferme, Cartagene, St. Marthe, Rio De la Hache, Venezuela, Nouvelle Andaluise, Popyan
Paris, 1656, Original outline hand colouring. 430x584mm. Except for some light marginal discolouration in in very good clean condition.
A beautiful early map of the northern coast of South America, Venezuela and Columbia, showing the course of the Rio de Paria or Yuyapari or Orinaque River, Venezuela's Caribbean Coastline, and the islands of Curacao, Bonaire, Aruba, Margarita and Trinidad and Tobago.
The line of the equator is...
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Estimates : $ 450 - $ 550
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Ecuador
ANONYMOUS,  Galapagos Islands., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Galapagos Islands.
London, ca. 1890, Uncoloured.. 190x195mm. Manuscript map in brown ink on waxed paper. Some light staining, mostly to old glue fixings on verso. Otherwise in good condition. Some margins very tight.
Map pasted onto larger contemporary paper. Map paper shiny and thin.
An unusual small, and basic manuscript map of the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of South America. It looks as though the map depicts an explorers route around the islands (Darwin?). The islands and surrounding waters form the Galapagos Province of Equador.
The islands ha...
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Estimates : $ 90 - $ 150
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Sold for $ 75
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