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Mexico cities
FERRARIO, G.,  [ Zocalo or Main Square in Mexico City ]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [ Zocalo or Main Square in Mexico City ].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 190x310mm. Very good condition. This aquatint engraved plate was colour printed on fine move paper with additional hand-colouring.
Aquatint depicting the Zocalo or Main Square in Mexico City engraved by Tommaso Castellini. Plate N°87.
From Giulio Ferrario's work Le Costume Ancien et Moderne ou Histoire du gouvernement, de la milice, de la religion, des arts, sciences et usages de tous les peuples anciens et modernes d'a...
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Estimate
($ 180 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Canada
COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C.,  Carte du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France et des Decouvertes qui y ont ete faites.., antique map, old maps COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C. - Carte du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France et des Decouvertes qui y ont ete faites..
Amsterdam c. 1745, Original o/l colour.. 492x574mm. Several marginal tears, some just affecting the engraved area, professionally reinforced. Good impression.
Highly detailed copper-engraved map of Canada and the Great Lakes providing the most accurate rendering of the Great Lakes of the time, with the lakes fully enclosed and properly placed in longitude and latitude.
Decorative cartouche containing the title and the scale of miles, decorated with...
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Estimate
($ 600 - 750)

Bid received
$ 500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BELLIN, J. N., Carte Reduite du Detroit de Davids…, antique map, old maps BELLIN, J. N. - Carte Reduite du Detroit de Davids…
Paris, 1765, Uncoloured.. 550x870mm. Excellent impression on thick quality hand-laid paper. Real large watermark visible when held against the light. Wide margins. Some faint soiling.
Highly interesting large-scale sea chart of the Davis Strait, which was created for whaling ships, and illustrates the importance of offshore activities in the region. Oriented with north to the right, the coastline of Greenland at the bottom of the map is well detailed with place names, soundings, ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 350)

Bid received
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SANTINI, P. / REMONDINI, M., Partie Orientale du Canada avec la Nouvelle Angleterre. . ., antique map, old maps SANTINI, P. / REMONDINI, M. - Partie Orientale du Canada avec la Nouvelle Angleterre. . .
Venice, 1776 - 1784, Coloured.. 484x577mm. Small repairs to worming along centerfold, some light discolouration to centerfold, map may have been cleaned. Else in good condition. Good impression.
A fine map of the extremities of Canada after d'Anville's work, to whom Santini gives credit in the cartouche.
The map extends from New York northwards to include Lake Mistassini and covers the Atlantic coastline between Long Island, New York, and Newfoundland.
Large title cartouche in the...
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Estimate
($ 280 - 435)

Bid received
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
TALLIS, J.,  East Canada and New Brunswick., antique map, old maps TALLIS, J. - East Canada and New Brunswick.
London, 1851, Uncoloured.. 260x350mm. Paper age-toned and spotted. Some marginal tears.
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 five vignettes which include American Indian warriors and a spectacular view of Quebec City. The whole is surrounded by a decorative vine motif... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 45
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
Canada cities
ACADEMIE,  Prospect der Strasse gegen der Kirche der Recolecten in der obern Stadt zu Quebec. Vuë de la Rue des Recolets dans la haute Ville de Quebec., antique map, old maps ACADEMIE - Prospect der Strasse gegen der Kirche der Recolecten in der obern Stadt zu Quebec. Vuë de la Rue des Recolets dans la haute Ville de Quebec.
Augsburg, ca. 1780, Original colours.. 310x398mm. Margins / titles made black for viewing, much perforated, windows are cut out, and then a thin transparent paper is mounted at the back and tipped with colour over the perforations.
A so-called optical print showing a decorative imaginary town-view of Québec, with a street view with soldiers marching, and pedestrians, an idealized view depicting Québec as a typical European city.
By Franz Xavier Habermann (1721-1796).
This print is a fine ...
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Estimate
($ 400 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ACADEMIE,  Prospect des Haupt Plazes der Untern Stadt zu Quebec., antique map, old maps ACADEMIE - Prospect des Haupt Plazes der Untern Stadt zu Quebec.
Augsburg, ca.1780, Original colours.. 310x398mm. Margins / titles made black for viewing, much perforated, windows are cut out, and then a thin transparent paper is mounted at the back and tipped with colour over the perforations.
A so-called optical print showing a decorative imaginary town-view of Québec, with a street view with soldiers marching, and pedestrians, an idealized view depicting Québec as a typical European city.
By Franz Xavier Habermann (1721-1796).
This print is a fine ...
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Estimate
($ 400 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR,J.,  Homme & Femme Ottawas., antique map, old maps GRASSET DE SAINT SAUVEUR,J. - Homme & Femme Ottawas.
Paris,1801-1806, In attractive original colours.. 130x85mm. Some very light outer marginal age toning. In very good condition.
Hand-colored mezzotint of Native Americans engraved by Félix Mixelle and Lachaussée Jeune after Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur.
As an etcher, drawer and writer, Grasset de Saint-Sauveur was a prolific polygraph in keeping with the encyclopedic spirit of the eighteenth century: he wrote exotic...
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Estimate
($ 50 - 75)

Bid received
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Pacific Ocean
ORTELIUS, A.,  Maris Pacifici, (quod vulgo Mar del Zur) cum regionaribus circumiacentibus, insulisque in eodem passim sparsis, novissima descripto., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Maris Pacifici, (quod vulgo Mar del Zur) cum regionaribus circumiacentibus, insulisque in eodem passim sparsis, novissima descripto.
Antwerp, 1590-1603, In attractive colours.. 344x498mm. Very good condition. Very good impression. Latin text on verso.
This was the first printed map to be devoted solely to the Pacific, and the first to name North and South America separately. It includes most of North and South America, with a vast Terra Australia Sive Magellanica Nondum Detecta which slopes north sharply to join with Java a myth started by Mercat... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 6,000 - 7,000)

Bid received
$ 5,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
COOK, J., Chart of the Island Otaheite  by Capt’n Cook., antique map, old maps COOK, J. - Chart of the Island Otaheite by Capt’n Cook.
London, 1769, Coloured. 220x355mm. In good condition with a narrow right margin that has been extended.
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.
In the three months he stayed he sailed round the island of Otaheite (Tahiti) and produced this map. Published by Alexander Hogg in London in 1...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 185)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 15
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
COOK, J., Carte des Decouvertes Faites dans la Mer Pacifique sur le Vaiseau de Poi La Resolution Commande par le Capitaine Cook en 1774., antique map, old maps COOK, J. - Carte des Decouvertes Faites dans la Mer Pacifique sur le Vaiseau de Poi La Resolution Commande par le Capitaine Cook en 1774.
London, 1774, Coloured. 370x465mm. In good condition with folds flattened on verso with Japan paper..
This fine copper engraved map shows New Caledonia Island in the upper left, and the New Hebrides in the lower right. The map is west oriented so that north is on the right side.
The names of the islands are early names, some of which have changed over the years. There are dotted lines around t...
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Estimate
($ 200 - 250)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 16
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DIREX, B., Carte des Isles des Amis., antique map, old maps DIREX, B. - Carte des Isles des Amis.
London, 1778, Uncolored. 225x335mm. In fine condition with light age toning.
This engraved chart depicts the Kingdom of Tonga, also known as the 'Friendly Islands', and one of the last hereditary monarchies. Cook discovered and named this group the Friendly Islands due to the generous reception he and his crew received on their journey.
The route of Cook's ship, the Re...
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Estimate
($ 125 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BELLIN, J., Carta Dell Arcipelago di s. Lazzaro ov. le Isole Marianne., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J. - Carta Dell Arcipelago di s. Lazzaro ov. le Isole Marianne.
Paris, 1785, Uncolored. 220x155mm. In fine condition with light age toning.
One of the oldest know maps of Guam and the Mariana Islands by the cartographer Bellin, published in Paris in 1785. It is from the Italian edition.
It features a decorative cartouche. Published in Antonine de Prevost’s "D’Esile’s Hiatoire Generale des Voyages".
Jacques Nicolas Bellin (170...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 185)

Starting bid
$ 95
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HALL, S., Chart ... Shewing the Course Taken by The Rurick in April, 1816, antique map, old maps HALL, S. - Chart ... Shewing the Course Taken by The Rurick in April, 1816
London, 1816, Uncoloured. 190x525mm. In good condition with light foxing spots.
From the book “A voyage of discovery, into the South Sea and Beering's straits, for the purpose of exploring a north-east passage, undertaken in the years 1815-1818, at the expense of His Highness ... Count Romanzoff, in the ship Rurick, under the command of the lieutenant in the Russian imperial na... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 125 - 150)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BLIGH, W., Sketch of the Harbours on the North Side of Eimeo (Taloo Harbour)., antique map, old maps BLIGH, W. - Sketch of the Harbours on the North Side of Eimeo (Taloo Harbour).
New York, , Uncoloured.. 190x220mm. In fine condition with light age toning.
A chart showing what is now called Cook's Bay on the island of Moorea (Society Islands) in the French Polynesia. This chart appeared in; "A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean... for making discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere...”
The chart is oriented with north toward bottom. The cartographer was...
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Estimate
($ 125 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Guatemala
MORTIER, P., Yucatan conventus. . .Guatimala conventus. . ., antique map, old maps MORTIER, P. - Yucatan conventus. . .Guatimala conventus. . .
Amsterdam, ca 1720, In original colours.. 417x526mm. Map has been matted or framed at some stage, and has some light 'burn' marks. Some repairs to margin nicks and tears. Piece of lower margin missing.
Top margin reinforced with white linen tape on (blank) verso. Lightly toned.
A very handsome looking map, first published in 1662 by Blaeu, this later edition bears the imprint of Pierre Mortier. The map encompasses the area from Mexico City in the north, to Panama in the south. It includes the western portion of Cuba, and names Grand Cayman.
The map covers modern day;...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Bid received
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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