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South America
SANSON, N. / MARIETTE, P.,  Amerique Meridionale. . . 1650., antique map, old maps SANSON, N. / MARIETTE, P. - Amerique Meridionale. . . 1650.
Paris, 1650-1659, In original o/l colours.. 392x536mm. Good and dark impression. Manuscript nr. 3 in lower right corner. Paper very slightly age toned but in general very good.
First edition. A fine large map of South America, engraved by A.Peyrounin. The relatively unknown Amazon region is left without speculation. However, Sanson includes the mythical Lac de Parime with Manoa del Dora (city of gold) on its western shore. Very good detail along the Rio de l... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 350 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Aa, P. van der., De voorgenome Scheeps-Togt van Sebastiaan Gaboto, om door de Straat Maggellaan na de Moluccos the Stevenen, aan Rio de la Plata Voleyndigt., antique map, old maps Aa, P. van der. - De voorgenome Scheeps-Togt van Sebastiaan Gaboto, om door de Straat Maggellaan na de Moluccos the Stevenen, aan Rio de la Plata Voleyndigt.
Leiden, 1707, coloured. 155x225mm. some spotting, otherwise in good condition.
Pieter van der Aa was a prolific publisher. He published a.o. '' Naauwkeurge versameling der gedenkwaardigste zee- en land-reysen'' (1706-08) and '' Galérie agréable du monde'', completed in 1729.
A map of South America, illustrating the voyage of Sebastian Gaboto. Embellished with a decorative...
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Estimate
($ 190 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
William Guthrie., An Accurate Map of South America Drawn from the best Authorities, antique map, old maps William Guthrie. - An Accurate Map of South America Drawn from the best Authorities
London, 1760, Early hand colour. 175x275mm. The map is in good condition, lined paper, wide margins, slight toning.
An attractive map of South America with a decorative cartouche and compass rose.
Considerable detail along the coasts and Indian names in the interior. Part of the African continent is shown at right and the Solomon Islands are shown in the Pacific.
Several discoveries are noted by name ...
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Estimate
($ 140 - 170)

Starting bid
$ 65
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BRION de la TOUR / ESNAUTS ET RAPILLY,  L'Amérique méridionale., antique map, old maps BRION de la TOUR / ESNAUTS ET RAPILLY - L'Amérique méridionale.
Paris, 1783, In original o/l colours.. 747x522mm. In upper and lower part of the map some paper missing, now reinforced and scale border re-drawn. Repair of a small tear in center of the map.
Map of South America embellished with a figurative title cartouche.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 360 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
KITCHIN, Thomas., Map of South America., antique map, old maps KITCHIN, Thomas. - Map of South America.
London, 1795, Attractive Coloring. 450x325mm. In very fine condition with multi folds as issued.
A map of South America for the Rev. Dr. Robertson's “History of America” by Thos. Kitchin, 'Hydrographer to his Majesty'. It features a decorative floral title cartouche.
Thomas Kitchin (1718 - 1784) worked as a publisher and engraver in London. He produced a large number of maps of every kind ...
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Estimate
($ 175 - 225)

Starting bid
$ 110
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DELAPORTE, L'Abbé.,  L'Amérique Méridionale, Divisée en ses Principaux Etats., antique map, old maps DELAPORTE, L'Abbé. - L'Amérique Méridionale, Divisée en ses Principaux Etats.
Paris, Prudhomme, Levrault, Debray, 1806, In original o/l colours.. 178x220mm. Two vertical folds as issued. Left margin cut close to border frame. Else good condition.
Map of South America, from Atlas de la Géographie de toutes les parties du monde .. Ouvrage destiné pour l'education, et nécessaire aux négocians, aux voyageurs, aux fonctionnaires publics, aux banquiers, aux agens de change, aux littérateurs, etc..... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 50 - 60)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LEVASSEUR, V.,  Amérique Méridionale., antique map, old maps LEVASSEUR, V. - Amérique Méridionale.
Paris, c. 1850, In original o/l colours.. 310x427mm. In good condition.
A very decorative 19th century map of the continent colored to show political divisions. The map is surrounded by steel engraved scenes including horses, Indians, mining and indigenous animals.
One of the last decorative maps of the area. From his Atlas Universel Illustré....
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
TALLIS, John., South America., antique map, old maps TALLIS, John. - South America.
London, ca. 1851, Original outline hand colour. 350x240mm. In very fine condition. Folio, no centrefold.
Decorative steel engraved map of South America, surrounded by steel engraved vignette illustrations. Further enhanced with a decorative border design.
John Tallis and Company published views, maps and Atlases in London from roughly 1838 to 1851. The principal works, expanding upon the earlier w...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 65
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
JOHNSTON, K., South America (Northern Sheet + Southern Sheet)., antique map, old maps JOHNSTON, K. - South America (Northern Sheet + Southern Sheet).
Edinburgh, 1878, Outline color. 640x425mm. In fine condition.
A large map on two sheets of all of South America. A small inset map shows the Galapagos Islands. Excellent maps with fantastic detail.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 50 - 100)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 17
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Peru
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  Praelium Divrnum. [Spanish fleet defeated by the Dutch] / Nocturnum Praelium [Dutch and Spanish at sea off Lima]., antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - Praelium Divrnum. [Spanish fleet defeated by the Dutch] / Nocturnum Praelium [Dutch and Spanish at sea off Lima].
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 155x190mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned as is usual. Size of sheet : 345 x 222 mm. German text and on verso.
Two engravings. [498] On the evening of 17th July, 1615, Spilbergen’s Dutch fleet encountered, off the coast of Peru near Lima, the powerful fleet of the Spanish, under the command of Roderigo de Mendoza. The Spanish were eager to confront the Dutch, even though it was becoming dark. The battle bega... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  Guame. [Spilbergen's fleet reaches Huarmey] / Payta [Spilbergen's fleet reach Paita]., antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - Guame. [Spilbergen's fleet reaches Huarmey] / Payta [Spilbergen's fleet reach Paita].
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 155x190mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned as is usual. Size of sheet : 345 x 222 mm. German text and on verso.
Two engravings. [500] The town of Huarmey was situated about 150 miles north of Lima. It was conveniently located for ships because there was a natural harbour nearby with a permanent supply of fresh water. The Dutch went ashore to replenish their stocks but they had to carry the water in barrels fr... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Spanish take over Cusco] / [Atahualpa is garrotted]., antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Spanish take over Cusco] / [Atahualpa is garrotted].
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 150x195mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned and stained, as is usual. One engraving with extensive repairs to bottom margin and borders. Size of sheet: 345 x 222 mm. German text and on verso.
Two engravings. [486] After Atahualpa was killed, Pizarro set out with his troops to find the city of Cuzco, which he had heard was rich in gold. The journey from Cajamarca to Cuzco by road was nearly a thousand miles and took three months. Although there was considerable resistance to the Spanish d... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [The bloody battle at Chupas] / [Francesco Pizzaro is killed]., antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [The bloody battle at Chupas] / [Francesco Pizzaro is killed].
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 150x195mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned and stained, as is usual. Size of sheet: 345 x 222 mm. German text and on verso.
Two engravings. [492] Even before Pizarro’s death, a new royal governor, Vaca de Castro, was on his way to settle the turmoil in Peru. He refused to accept Almagro the younger, when he heard he had appointed himself the new governor and summoned his troops for battle. They were later joined by Alons... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Another Dutch fleet reaches Lima]., antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Another Dutch fleet reaches Lima].
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 153x175mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper slightly browned and stained, as is usual. Crude white tape repair to lower right margin. Lower left corner missing. Size of sheet: 345 x 222 mm. German text and on verso.
In 1624 a heavily armed Dutch fleet sailed from the Juan Fernandez Islands to Lima. The leader of the fleet, Jacob l’Hermite, was in such poor health that he had to hand over command to Admiral Jacobson. The fleet anchored outside the harbour near the island of San Lorenzo (‘I. de Lima’).
The ...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Blaeu, J., Peru. , antique map, old maps Blaeu, J. - Peru.
Amsterdam, c. 1650, fine later colouring. 376x492mm. Very good condition.
Johan Blaeu succeeded his father Willem when the latter died in 1638. Johan led the Blaeu firm to its greatest achievement the ' Atlas Maior' in 12 parts, the greatest and finest atlas ever published.Johan Blaeu?s map of Peru. Embellished with a large title-cartouche.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 480 - 560)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BLAEU, J., Peru., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Peru.
Amsterdam, 1650, Original colour.. 376x492mm. Marginal imperfections, browning, oxidation with repaired tears.
A very decorative, large map of Peru from the famous Blaeu 'Atlas Maior', the greatest and finest atlas ever published. The map is embellished with a large title-cartouche. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 220 - 275)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
HARREVELT,E.van/ CHANGUION,D.J.,  Suite de Perou Audience de Charcas., antique map, old maps HARREVELT,E.van/ CHANGUION,D.J. - Suite de Perou Audience de Charcas.
Amsterdam, 1756, In original colours.. 215x300mm. In mint condition.
Uncommon edition of this accurate map showing the southern Peruvian coast, the ranges and villages of numerous Indian tribes are shown.
FromAtlas Portatif pour servir a l'intelligence de l'Histoire Philosophique et Politique des etablissements et du commerce des Européens dans les deux Indes (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
BELLIN, Jacques Nicolas., Plan de la ville de Paita. Dans le Royaumme de Santa fé. . ., antique map, old maps BELLIN, Jacques Nicolas. - Plan de la ville de Paita. Dans le Royaumme de Santa fé. . .
Paris, ca. 1770, Coloured.. 210x370mm. In near perfect condition.
A decorative view of De Paita in Peru. From L'Histoire générale des voyages, by Antoine François Prévost.
Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772) was the first 'Ingenieur Hydrographe de la Marine', and also Official Hydrographer to the French King, and one of the most important French cartog...
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Estimate
($ 50 - 60)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
VIERO, Theodorum.,  Uomo del Perù.  / Homme du Perou., antique map, old maps VIERO, Theodorum. - Uomo del Perù. / Homme du Perou.
Venice, Antonio Zatta, c.1790, Uncoloured.. 255x170mm. With some foxing in the right margin. Good impression. Else good condition.
Full portrait of a Peruvian warrior.
From “Raccolta di … stampe.” a series of historically significant eighteenth-century copper plate engravings by Venetian engraver Theodoro Viero (1740–1819). Dating from 1783–90, the engraved print on laid paper is titled in both Italian and French, the s...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Brazil
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [A prisoner of the Indians of Tupinamba, covered in feathers . . .], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [A prisoner of the Indians of Tupinamba, covered in feathers . . .]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 150x175mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned and stained, as is usual. One repaired tear to margin, lower right margin missing. Size of sheet: 345 x 222 mm. German text and on verso.
A graphic scene of fighting and extreme violence. One man is seen covered in feathers, before being sacrificed and killed before the Brazilian tribe of Tupinamba.

In 1631 Johann Ludwig Gottfried, inherited the Theodor De Bry’s publishing firm, among the illustrated accounts of the expedi...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [A broth is made from the intestines]., antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [A broth is made from the intestines].
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 160x195mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned and stained, as is usual. Size of sheet: 345 x 222 mm. German text and on verso.
The women make a thick soup from the intestines and the head, which is shared it out among themselves and their children. After killing the prisoner, the chief gave himself a new name and scratched the top of his arm with an animal’s tooth so as to leave an honoured scar.
Then he rested all da...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Bid received
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, W.,  Novus Brasiliae Typus., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Novus Brasiliae Typus.
Amsterdam, 1635, In original colours.. 376x487mm. Paper washed, colours freshed-up. Split in lower part center fold [2 cm into the engraved area] and slightly pierced in the lower margin, expertly repaired. A good and dark impression.
A decorative map with a title cartouche of two natives: in the interior is an inset of Baya de todos os Sanctos (Salvador), indigenous wild life and cannibal scenes. Originally engraved by Hondius, this is one of the plates purchased by Blaeu in 1629 to augment his own stock. North to the right.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,500 - 1,750)

Bid received
$ 1,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
OGILBY, J.,  Serinhaim., antique map, old maps OGILBY, J. - Serinhaim.
London, 1671, Uncoloured.. 268x337mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Repair of marginal splits in lower part, one of them 8 mm into the engraved area, underlaid with white tape. Good condition.
Fine view of a fort in Serinhaim, Brazil, with numbered key at the base. A procession of Portuguese or Dutch soldiers advance along the road carrying a litter. To the left of the image there is a simple church with a group of missionaries standing outside. The title is enclosed in large ribbon banne... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 280 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HARREVELT, E.van / CHANGUION, D.J.,  Carte du Bresil Prem. Partie.., antique map, old maps HARREVELT, E.van / CHANGUION, D.J. - Carte du Bresil Prem. Partie..
Amsterdam, 1773, In attractive original o/l colours.. 237x320mm. In very good condition.
Uncommon edition of this accurate map of eastern part of Brazil. In lower right engraved 29a.
From Atlas Portatif pour servir a l''''intelligence de l''''Histoire Philosophique et Politique des etablissements et du commerce des Européens dans les deux Indes.
Engraved by A.van Kre...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BONNE, Rigobert., Brésil et Pays des Amazones., antique map, old maps BONNE, Rigobert. - Brésil et Pays des Amazones.
Paris, c. 1780, Coloured.. 230x360mm. In near perfect condition.
A decorative map of Brasil and the Amazonas. Rigobert Bonne (1727–1795) was one of the most important cartographers of the late 18th century. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
TALLIS, John., Brazil., antique map, old maps TALLIS, John. - Brazil.
London, ca. 1851, Original outline hand colour. 340x240mm. In very fine condition. Folio, no centrefold.
Decorative steel engraved map of Brazil, surrounded by steel engraved vignette illustrations. Further enhanced with a decorative border design.
John Tallis and Company published views, maps and Atlases in London from roughly 1838 to 1851. The principal works, expanding upon the earlier works of...
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Estimate
($ 125 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Guyana/Surinam
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Indians of the Orinoco Delta, who live in trees] / [Sea monsters from Ralegh's expedition to Guyana]., antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Indians of the Orinoco Delta, who live in trees] / [Sea monsters from Ralegh's expedition to Guyana].
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 130x175mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned and stained, as is usual. Size of sheet: 345 x 222 mm. German text and on verso.
Two engravings. [430] In the Orinoco delta, during the rainy season, no one could live at ground level because the river rose about 30 feet. During this time the Indians lived in their houses, built on high rocks or in trees and they lived on a diet of fish, birds and palm hearts.
When their c...
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Estimate
($ 90 - 100)

Bid received
$ 95
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, W., Guiana sive Amazonum Regio., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Guiana sive Amazonum Regio.
Amsterdam, ca.1645, Coloured.. 370x495mm. Very good condition. Very good and dark impression. German 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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Estimate
($ 125 - 200)

Bid received
$ 110
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BELLIN, J., Carte de la Guyane., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J. - Carte de la Guyane.
Paris, 1757, Uncoloured. 240x320mm. In very fine condition with two folds as issued.
A map of the Guyanas - present day Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana, including Paramaribo and Cayenne.
The map features a decorative rococo style title cartouche. By Bellin published in Paris in 1757.
Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703–1772) was a French hydrographer, geographer, and member o...
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Estimate
($ 80 - 100)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 12
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BELLIN, J.N.,  Carte de la Guyane Françoise et l'Isle de Cayenne.., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Carte de la Guyane Françoise et l'Isle de Cayenne..
Paris, 1763, Coloured.. 408x580mm. Printed on heavy paper. Overall in very good condition.
A well engraved and highly detailed chart of French Guiana and the island of Cayenne. Made in 1763 by Jacques Bellin (1703-72), a prolific cartographer assigned the Ministry of the French Navy. It shows soundings, anchorage's, channels, shoals, navigational sightings.
Engraved by Croisey, engr...
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Estimate
($ 450 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 350
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HARREVELT,E.van/ CHANGUION,D.J.,  Carte de La Guiane.., antique map, old maps HARREVELT,E.van/ CHANGUION,D.J. - Carte de La Guiane..
Amsterdam, 1773, In original colours.. 230x312mm. Spotting at the centre of the map.
Uncommon edition of this accurate map of part of Brazil. In lower right engraved "32."
From Atlas Portatif pour servir a l'intelligence de l'Histoire Philosophique et Politique des etablissements et du commerce des Europe'ens dans les deux Indes.
Prepared by Jacques Nicolas Bellin (170...
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Estimate
($ 30 - 40)

Starting bid
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
DÉPOT DE LA MARINE:, Plan de l'Embouchure de la Rivière de Cayenne et des Mouillages extérieures. . ., antique map, old maps DÉPOT DE LA MARINE: - Plan de l'Embouchure de la Rivière de Cayenne et des Mouillages extérieures. . .
Paris, ca.1822, Uncoloured.. 578x894mm. Printed on heavy paper. Dark impression. Slight discolouration along center fold.
Early chart of coast offshore to Cayenne. Prepared by C.L. Gressier and engraved by Ambroise Tardieu and P.J. Besançon. Detailed chart published by Dépôt Générale de la Marine, under the direction of Baron de Roussin.
Depths shown by soundings. With engraved seal of Dépôt Générale de la Marin...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 200)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 45
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Magellan/Tierra del Fuego
MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J., Exquisita & magno aliquot.. Freti Magellanici.., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J. - Exquisita & magno aliquot.. Freti Magellanici..
Amsterdam, 1628, In attractive strong original colours.. 345x465mm. Excellent strong print, clean image. Restored bottom margin, verso reinforced with japanese paper. Two tiny wormholes and thin area near upper center line. Verso French
Map of the extremities of South America. North at 180 degrees. Borders graduated for latitude. Single compass rose with radiates. Scale in German miles. Soundings and shoals in Straits.
Title cartouche supported by penguins. Inset view. Decoration: ships, whale, sea lions....
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Estimate
($ 600 - 800)

Bid received
$ 550
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Chart of the Nassau fleet in Tierra del Fuego]., antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Chart of the Nassau fleet in Tierra del Fuego].
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 152x175mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper browned and stained, as is usual. A small crude white tape repair lower left corner, lower right corner missing. Size of sheet: 345 x 222 mm. German text and on verso.
L’Hermite’s fleet reached the Tierra del Fuego on 17th February 1624. Because of bad weather, inexperience and bad compass readings, they anchored in a bay, which they called ‘Nassawische Voerde’ (Nassau Bay).
From here the vice-admiral explored a bay, Schapenham Bay, which was named after him...
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Estimate
($ 90 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
Bellin, J.N., Carte du Détroit de le Maire, 1753., antique map, old maps Bellin, J.N. - Carte du Détroit de le Maire, 1753.
Amsterdam, c. 1760, coloured. 190x275mm. very good
Jaques Nicolas Bellin (1702-720) was the most important French hydrographer of the 18th century. Sea-atlas 'Hydrographique Français' , 1756-65, atlas to accompany Prévost d' Exile's ' Histoire. des Voyages', 1738-75.
Detail chart of Strait Le Maire between Staten Island and Terra del Fuego....
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Estimate
($ 110 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 70
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BONNE, Rigobert., Extrémité Meridionale De Amérique., antique map, old maps BONNE, Rigobert. - Extrémité Meridionale De Amérique.
Paris, ca. 1780, Coloured.. 230x350mm. In near perfect condition.
Map shows Tierra del Fuego, with 5 inset maps of Canal de Noel, Terre de Feu, Bay Dubon, and the coast.
Rigobert Bonne (1727–1795) was one of the most important cartographers of the late 18th century. ...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Bid received
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Argentina
FER, N. de. / DANET, G.,  Partie la plus Meridionale de L'Amerique.., antique map, old maps FER, N. de. / DANET, G. - Partie la plus Meridionale de L'Amerique..
Paris, Danet, 1737, In original o/l colours.. 485x615mm. Some very minor age-toning of paper. Water stain along lower part map washed. Good and dark impression.
Striking map of the southern tip of south America: Prepared by Nicolas de Fer and published by Danet. Engraved by De Rochefort (signed lower right).
The map shows the major Portuguese and Spanish colonial towns, but compared to his smaller version a wealth of information in-land. To the right ...
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Estimate
($ 700 - 900)

Starting bid
$ 500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
TIRION, I., De Ingang van Rio de la Plata, Waar aan de Stad Buenos Ayres ligt, in Zuid-Amerika., antique map, old maps TIRION, I. - De Ingang van Rio de la Plata, Waar aan de Stad Buenos Ayres ligt, in Zuid-Amerika.
Amsterdam, 1765, Attractive later colouring. 185x310mm. Lower margin cut short.
A map showing the Rio de la Plata estuary with the town of Buenos Aires. With an inset depicting the Bay of Maldonado.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 90 - 85)

Bid received
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ESCALANTE, E.,  Nuevo plano de la ciudad de Buenos Aires y parte del partido de avellaneda . . ., antique map, old maps ESCALANTE, E. - Nuevo plano de la ciudad de Buenos Aires y parte del partido de avellaneda . . .
Buenos Aires, c.1920, In original printed colours.. 610x645mm. Lithography in colours. Cut on neat line and laid down on Japan paper for protective reason. Very minor damage to paper surface. Generally very good impression.
Rare detailed plan of Buenos Aires published by Ernesto Escalante in a scale of 1:32 000. ¤... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 850 - 1,100)

Starting bid
$ 500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Chile
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Spilbergen's fleet visits the island of Santa Maria] / [The Dutch visit Isla Mocha]., antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Spilbergen's fleet visits the island of Santa Maria] / [The Dutch visit Isla Mocha].
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 150x195mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned and stained, as is usual. Size of sheet: 345 x 222 mm. German text and on verso.
Two engravings. [514] On 29th May, 1615, Spilbergen’s fleet anchored further north, off an island called Santa María that was separated by a narrow stretch of water (A), from Punta Lavapié on the mainland. Four of the ships (I) anchored in the bay, while the fifth (H) anchored closer. The Dutch went... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [L'Hermite reaches the Juan Fernandez Islands]., antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [L'Hermite reaches the Juan Fernandez Islands].
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 125x180mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned and stained, as is usual. Lower left corner missing. Size of sheet: 345 x 222 mm. German text and on verso.
After rounding the Horn, the Dutch fleet sailed north-east and, on 5th April 1624, landed on the more easterly island of the Juan Fernandez Islands. On the north-east of this island they found safe anchorage, near a peaceful valley covered in clover.
The island was uninhabited but they found f...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANSON, George., Aussicht der Insel Juan Fernandes/Aussicht von Cumberland Bay., antique map, old maps ANSON, George. - Aussicht der Insel Juan Fernandes/Aussicht von Cumberland Bay.
London, ca. 1740, colored. 20x36mm. In perfect condition.
2 views on one sheet; with decorative views of the coast of Chile by the Admiral of the Fleet George Anson (1697 -1762), who was a Royal Navy officer. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Bid received
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Colombia
Bellin, J.N., Carte des Provinces de Tierra Firme, Darien, Cartagene et Nouvelle Grenade. , antique map, old maps Bellin, J.N. - Carte des Provinces de Tierra Firme, Darien, Cartagene et Nouvelle Grenade.
Paris, 1756, fine later colouring. 200x258mm. good
Jaques Nicolas Bellin (1702-720) was the most important French hydrographer of the 18th century. Sea-atlas 'Hydrographique Français' , 1756-65, atlas to accompany Prévost d' Exile's ' Histoire. des Voyages', 1738-75.
A map of Colombia and Panama after J.B. Bourguignon d?Anville....
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Estimate
($ 140 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
KITCHIN, Thomas., Map of the Countries of the South Sea from Panama to Guayquil., antique map, old maps KITCHIN, Thomas. - Map of the Countries of the South Sea from Panama to Guayquil.
London, 1795, Attractive Coloring. 370x240mm. In very fine condition with multi folds as issued.
A striking map of Central America, including Columbia, Ecuador, Panama, the New Kingdom of Granada and Quito. From Dr. Robertson's 'History of America'.
Thomas Kitchin (1718-1784) worked as a publisher and engraver in London. He produced a large number of maps of every kind for periodicals such...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 180)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ARROWSMITH, John,  Colombia., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, John - Colombia.
London, 1839, In original o/l colours.. 480x600mm. In good condition. Some corners with slight loss.
A large, detailed steel engraved map of the South American state of Colombia. This map of Colombia extends into modern day Venezuela to the east, and Ecuador to the south. As is usual, a pleasing amount of detail is shown.
The Arrowsmith family members were among the most respected and influen...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 160
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Paraguay / Uruguay
Blaeu, W., Paraguay, Ó Prov. de Rio de la Plata cum regionibus adjacentibus Tucuman et Sta. Cruz de la Sierra., antique map, old maps Blaeu, W. - Paraguay, Ó Prov. de Rio de la Plata cum regionibus adjacentibus Tucuman et Sta. Cruz de la Sierra.
Amsterdam, 1634, attractive later colouring. 375x480mm. good condition
Willem Blaeu, founder of the famous publishing firm. Originally publishing pilot-guides, he issued his first atlas, 'Atlantis Appendix', in 1630, followed by his "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" or "Novus Atlas" in 1635.Willem Blaeu's attractive map of the lands bordering the Rio de la Plata. From the Fre... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 400 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 350
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Venezuela
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [How natives of Paria cope with illness] / Vespucci reaches Lake Maracaibo].., antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [How natives of Paria cope with illness] / Vespucci reaches Lake Maracaibo]..
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 147x175mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned and stained, as is usual. A lower corner is missing. Some minor ink stains. Size of sheet: 345 x 222 mm. German text and on verso.
Two engravings. [421b] When the natives of those parts, they were bathed in a cold stream, then chased round a blazing fire until they had dried out. Then they were put to bed and great care was taken to ensure their loins were dry. Vomiting was overcome by fasting for three or four days and paying ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Ecuador
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [How the Inca nobility are buried] / [Bridge of Huaynacapaco], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [How the Inca nobility are buried] / [Bridge of Huaynacapaco]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 160x185mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned and stained, as is usual. A lower corner is missing, minor tears, repairs etc. Size of sheet: 345 x 222 mm. German text and on verso.
Two engravings. [470] The funeral of an Inca king was a ceremony of great splendor. After digging a large pit, the Indians would decorate the corpse with gold and silver then bury it with many fine ornaments, along with good food and wine to help it on its way into the next world. Benzoni so describ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5