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Canada
VANDERMAELEN, P., Partie de la Nouvelle Bretagne No. 26, antique map, old maps VANDERMAELEN, P. - Partie de la Nouvelle Bretagne No. 26
Brusselles, 1827, In original colouring.. 480x575mm. In fine condition with light age toning.
A large map of Canada with the region bounded by Hudson Bay in the east and extending to Lac des Rennes and Lac du Bourleau, centered on the Fl. Bourbon ou R. Nelson, and various other Lakes and rivers.
Highly detailed, with many rivers, lakes, Indian Tribes, forts, etc. From Vandermaelen's re...
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Estimate
($ 180 - 225)

Starting bid
$ 125
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VANDERMAELEN, P., Detroit de Davis.  No. 10., antique map, old maps VANDERMAELEN, P. - Detroit de Davis. No. 10.
Brusselles, 1827, In original colouring.. 485x570mm. In fine condition with light age toning.
A striking and highly detailed large map of the Davis Strait, that covers part of eastern coast of Nunavut State, Canada, and the western coast of Greenland (including the Disko Island).
The map provides good topographic details. From Vandermaelen's remarkable 6 volume atlas, which if combined...
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Estimate
($ 175 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 125
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VANDERMAELEN, P., Decouvertes Boreales.  No. 9, antique map, old maps VANDERMAELEN, P. - Decouvertes Boreales. No. 9
Brusselles, 1827, In original colouring.. 485x575mm. In fine condition with light age toning.
A hand coloured, lithographed map. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Paris. Covers part of the Foxe Basin, Melville Peninsula and the Baffin Island area.
The map provides good topographic details. From Vandermaelen's remarkable 6 volume atlas, which if combined as globe gores forms a g...
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Estimate
($ 175 - 220)

Starting bid
$ 110
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
TALLIS, John., Nova Scotia and Newfoundland., antique map, old maps TALLIS, John. - Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.
London, 1851, Coloured.. 250x330mm. In good condition, lightly age toned, a few small closed tear repairs etc to margins. Decent margins.
A decorative and attractive map of the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. The map is enhanced by the seals of both provinces, plus delightful vignettes of Newfoundland dogs, some Cod Fishing off Newfoundland, and a nice view of Halifax NS.
Decorative borders....
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Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
TALLIS, John., East Canada and New Brunswick., antique map, old maps TALLIS, John. - East Canada and New Brunswick.
London, 1851, In original o/l colours.. 260x350mm. In good condition, all margins intact. Centerfold.
This is John Tallis’ map of East Canada, or what is now Quebec and New Brunswick. Includes Montreal, Quebec City, and the St. Lawrence River valley. Features four vignettes which include American Indian warriors and a spectacular view of Quebec City. The whole is surrounded by a decorative vine moti... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 70 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Department of the Interior, Canada. , British Columbia Railway Belt Sicamous Sheet West Of Sixth Meridian , antique map, old maps Department of the Interior, Canada. - British Columbia Railway Belt Sicamous Sheet West Of Sixth Meridian
Unknown, 1907, Original colouring. 645x790mm. In good condition with many original folds (never flattened) hand written pencil notes at the bottom.
A large folding colour map, prepared under the direction of F.C.C. Lynch, Superintendent of Railway Lands, the present map illustrates land use within the British Columbia Railway belt near Shuswap Lake and Bastion Mountain.

Various regions of the map are colour-coded to mark homesteads, ...
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Estimate
($ 200 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Mexico
Mercator, G./  H. Hondius., HISPANIA  NOVAE / NOVA DESCRIPTIO., antique map, old maps Mercator, G./ H. Hondius. - HISPANIA NOVAE / NOVA DESCRIPTIO.
Amsterdam, c. 1620, attractive later colouring. 135x185mm. very good condition
The Mercator / Hondius pocket atlas 'Atlas Minor' was published between 1607 and 1651, editions in Latin, Dutch English, French and German.A map of Mexico.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 180 - 190)

Starting bid
$ 130
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Alvarado dies at Guadalajara], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Alvarado dies at Guadalajara]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 150x190mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned as usual. White repair to lower left corner and border. Small hole to text, creasing, soiling to margins etc.
Size of sheet : 345 x 217 mm. German text and on verso.
The Chichimecs Indians had been terrorising the Spanish at Guadalajara for some time, so, while Alvarado was on his way north to search for the Seven Cities of Cíbola, he was ordered to quell what became known as the Mistón Rebellion.
While attacking their strong point on the top of a hill, th...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [How the Aztecs treat their dead.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [How the Aztecs treat their dead.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 145x180mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned as usual. White repair to lower border. Lower left margin missing, plate has been cut and laid down on top of another.
Size of sheet : 345 x 222 mm. German text and on verso.
When an Aztec of distinction died, his corpse was laid out in a chamber so that his friends, followers and relations could go to pay their respects. Sometimes they would offer him presents to take with him on his journey after death into the next world.
The corpse was then ceremoniously carrie...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
Bellin, J.N., Carte de l'Empire de Mexique, 1754. , antique map, old maps Bellin, J.N. - Carte de l'Empire de Mexique, 1754.
Paris, c. 1755, coloured. 195x290mm. 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.
A map of central Mexico Prevost?s ? Voyages?....
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Estimate
($ 90 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 70
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CADELL, T., Mexico, or New Spain, Shewing the Route of Cortes., antique map, old maps CADELL, T. - Mexico, or New Spain, Shewing the Route of Cortes.
London, 1827, Uncoloured.. 240x390mm. In good condition, map may have been cleaned, multi-folds as issued. Lower left margin slim, as is usual.
This map gives good detail of towns, rivers and mountain ranges in southern United States through Costa Rica, and extends to include Cuba. Texas is identified as the New Kingdom of Leon. Louisiana, Florida, and New Mexico are named, and the Baja peninsula is labeled California.
There is...
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Estimate
($ 90 - 110)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Central America
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [How the Indians cured the Spanish thirst for gold….by pouring it  down their throats!], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [How the Indians cured the Spanish thirst for gold….by pouring it down their throats!]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 165x200mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned as usual, left margin tight, stains and soil marks to margins etc.
Size of sheet : 345 x 217 mm. German text.
A brutal scene depicting native Indians tying down Spanish men and pouring liquid gold down their throats. Scenes of cannibalism in the background.

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

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Pacific Ocean
CASSINI, G. M., L’Isola O-Taiti Scoperta dal Cap. Cook, con le Marchesi di Mendoza., antique map, old maps CASSINI, G. M. - L’Isola O-Taiti Scoperta dal Cap. Cook, con le Marchesi di Mendoza.
Rome, 1798, Coloured.. 375x550mm. Large margins, in very good condition.
L'Isola O-Tahiti scoperta dal Cap. Cook, Con le Marchesi di Mendoza. Published in the scarce atlas, the 'Nuovo atlante geografico universale',Captain Cook's mission on his First Voyage to the South Seas was to observe the passage of Venus across the Sun in 1769, at the request of the Royal Society... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 700 - 800)

Starting bid
$ 500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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