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GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [The Dutch covalesce on the Isle Santa Clara.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [The Dutch covalesce on the Isle Santa Clara.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 127x165mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper toned as usual, some staining to margins and plate. Size of sheet : 345 x 212 mm.
German text and on verso.
Many of the Dutch were in poor health after their Atlantic crossing and when they found an island to the north of Rio de Janeiro, called Santa Clara, (I. do Francez) they remained there for two weeks convalescing. During this time they ate fish and fresh fruit but two of them died and they had to pe... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 125
Approx. Euro 108  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, J.,  Sinus Omnium Sanctoru. Bahia de Todos os Sanctos., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Sinus Omnium Sanctoru. Bahia de Todos os Sanctos.
Amsterdam, 1664, Coloured.. 384x503mm. Wide margins, very good.
RARE. First Atlas Major issue: originally issued by Blaeu in Casper van Baarle's 'Rerum per Octennium in Brasilia' (1647) dedicated to the former Governor of the Dutch colony, Graaf Johannes Maurits van Nassau-Siegen.
Shows the area of Bahia de Todos Sanctos in north-east Brazil with an inset ...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,290  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MONTANUS, A.,  Brasila., antique map, old maps MONTANUS, A. - Brasila.
Amsterdam, 1673, Uncoloured.. 289x358mm. Lower, left and right margin cut till neat line. Some age-toning and staining of paper. Repair of split lower part center fold 3cm. Into engraved area. Dark imprint.
Map of Brazil extending from C. Nasou and Parime Lago to the Mouth of the Rio de la Plata. Oriented with West on top.
The cartography of the region is quite primitive. The early mythical cartography of the Amazon shows the source of the Amazon and the Rio de la Plata as a series of lakes called...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 430  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
ANONYMOUS,  Fernando De Noronho. [Fernando de Noronha], antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Fernando De Noronho. [Fernando de Noronha]
Brazil ?, ca.1750, Uncoloured.. 300x460mm. Paper very slightly age-toned. Pen and ink on paper.
English manuscript chart on paper of a bay on Fernando de Noronha. Many names in English, to the lower left This draft is extremely Erroneous.
Fernando de Noronha is an archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, midway from South America to Africa, around 220 miles ...
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$ 2,500
Approx. Euro 2,150  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2