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Venezuela
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Ralegh arrives at Orocotona.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Ralegh arrives at Orocotona.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 155x175mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned as usual. Small (old) repair to lower right corner.
Size of sheet : 345 x 222 mm. German text and on verso.
On reaching the rapids of the Caroní, further up the Orinoco, Ralegh’s expedition was unable to proceed further by river, so they continued overland, eventually arriving at the town of Orocotona.
This was where they again met the king of Arromaia, whose subjects greeted their visitors warmly w...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, W.,  Venezuela cum parte Australi Novae Andalusiae., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Venezuela cum parte Australi Novae Andalusiae.
Amsterdam, 1634, Uncoloured.. 370x473mm. Paper slighty age-toned, and it has a marginal rust mark not affecting the engraved area. A good and dark impression.
German text on verso. A finely engraved, decorative map of Venezuela. The islands of Trinidad and Tobago, Margarita, Aruba and Curaçao are shown. With decorative title cartouche held aloft by a pair of winged cherubs and a handsome pair of compass roses. from the Novus Atlas, Das ist, Abbildung u... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 500 - 750)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
CAREY, M., A Map of the Caracas., antique map, old maps CAREY, M. - A Map of the Caracas.
Philadelphia, 1814, Coloured.. 303x505mm. Map has been cleaned, and centerfold has been flattened out. Some thinning beside centerfold. Good margins and a dark impression.
A map of the north eastern section of South America, entitled 'The Caracas' by the American cartographer, Matthew Carey. The map extent takes in much of modern day Venezuela, but also encompasses the Spanish, Dutch, French and Portuguese Guiana's.
The Equator runs along the southern border of ...
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Estimate
($ 70 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 45
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
TALLIS, J., Venezuela, New Granada, Ecuador and the Guayanas, antique map, old maps TALLIS, J. - Venezuela, New Granada, Ecuador and the Guayanas
London, 1841, Orgiginal o/l Colour. 260x330mm. In very fine condition with centrefold as issued.
A map of the northern countries of South America including Venezuela, New Granada, Ecuador and The Guayanas.
With four decorative vignettes showing Paramaribo, Fall of Bagota, Chimborazo and local scenes.
Engraved by W. Lacey, and published by the London Printing and Publishing Company. ...
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Estimate
($ 125 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2