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Brazil
RUSCELLI, G.,  Brasil nuova tavola., antique map, old maps RUSCELLI, G. - Brasil nuova tavola.
Venice, 1561, Coloured.. 182x245mm. In very good condition, dark impression.
Uncommon first edition of this early map of Brazil. West to the top.
Girolamo Ruscelli's edition of Ptolemy's Geographia included newly engraved copperplates by Giulio and Livio Sanuto. The curious fact is that this map is one of two that were engraved on the same plate, printed and than separate...
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Estimates : $ 400 - $ 450
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PISCATOR,N.J.,  Hanc Tabulam continens Laetam Pharnambuci.. . [Brazil]., antique map, old maps PISCATOR,N.J. - Hanc Tabulam continens Laetam Pharnambuci.. . [Brazil].
Amsterdam, 1630, Coloured.. 360x465mm. Two splits upper part right into engraved area, expertly repaired, paper browned. Good and dark impression.
An extremely rare and decorative map of coast-line of Pernambuco. With one inset: In the upper left corner a map of Brazil, with title in five lines Dutch and five lines French in a rectangle. Numerous vessels are depicted on the sea. Title cartouche in the lower part of the map, decorated with a na... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 3,600 - $ 4,500
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GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [How the Tupi Indians roasted their meat.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [How the Tupi Indians roasted their meat.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 165x200mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned as usual. Small hole to page number, soil marks etc.
Size of sheet : 345 x 220 mm. German text.
The Indians set up a grill, consisting of four posts set in the ground. They were as thick as a man’s arm and had a fork at the top, across which sticks were laid to form a platform. The meat was then placed on this platform and a slow-burning fire lit underneath.
It was not salted but left to...
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Estimates : $ 60 - $ 100
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GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [How the women tease their captives.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [How the women tease their captives.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 158x195mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned as usual. Some two small white tape repairs to lower margin, stains and soling to margins etc.
Size of sheet : 345 x 220 mm. German text.
The Indian women led their captive, Staden, into the middle of the hamlet. Then they decorated his head with feathers and his legs with rattles.
After forming a circle round him and began singing, they forced him to dance to their rhythms. When they became tired of this game, they tied his leg...
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Estimates : $ 60 - $ 100
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Sold for $ 50
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BLAEU, W.,  Novus Brasiliae Typus., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Novus Brasiliae Typus.
Amsterdam, 1638, In attractive strong original colours.. 376x487mm. Very good near to mint condition. Printed on heavy paper. Very good and dark impression. French text on verso.
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.
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Estimates : $ 1,550 - $ 1,900
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TIRION, I., Kaart van de Aller-Heiligen Baay waar aan de hoofdstad legt. . ., antique map, old maps TIRION, I. - Kaart van de Aller-Heiligen Baay waar aan de hoofdstad legt. . .
Amsterdam, 1750, Original colours.. 340x402mm. In good condition, slight staining to margins.
A chart with soundings of the bay at Salvador (Bahia) with inset plan of the fortified city of San Salvador, showing the layout of buildings with five of them named. Showing by reference the positions of many sugar mills and plantations around the Bay and adjacent riv... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 160 - $ 200
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Bellin, J.N., Carte du Bresil Prem. Partie...  / Suite du Bresil...  / Suite du Bresil..., antique map, old maps Bellin, J.N. - Carte du Bresil Prem. Partie... / Suite du Bresil... / Suite du Bresil...
Amsterdam, 1773, Coloured.. 470x340mm. In very good condition.
Lot of three maps together showing Brasil by Nicolas Bellin. 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.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimates : $ 240 - $ 250
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HARREVELT,E.van/ CHANGUION,D.J.,  Carte du Cours du Maragnon ou .. Amazones.., antique map, old maps HARREVELT,E.van/ CHANGUION,D.J. - Carte du Cours du Maragnon ou .. Amazones..
Amsterdam, 1773, In attractive original o/l colours.. 176x370mm. Some marginal water staining and browning. Else very good condition.
Uncommon edition of this map of the river Amazon. In lower right engraved "30."
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 de la Condamine during his visit in...
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Estimates : $ 75 - $ 100
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