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Magellan/Tierra del Fuego
HONDIUS, H.,  Freti Magellanici ac novi Freti vulgo Le Maire exactissima delinatio.., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, H. - Freti Magellanici ac novi Freti vulgo Le Maire exactissima delinatio..
Amsterdam, 1633, In very attractive original colours.. 385x495mm. In very good condition. Slight water stain in left and right hand part of the map. German text on verso.
Early impression of this fine map of Tierra del Fuego. With a Dutch translation of the explanatory text of the passage by Barent Jansz. Potgieter who accompanied captain Sebald de Weert to the Straits in 1599/1600, being the first Dutch vessels to sail through the Strait of Magellan.
After vari...
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$ 750
Approx. Euro 645  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Dutch fight with the local Indians in the Magellan Strait.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Dutch fight with the local Indians in the Magellan Strait.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 138x185mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper browned as usual. Size of sheet : 345 x 215mm. German text on verso.
Scarce print with a German text sheet shows Noort’s fleet in the Magellan Straits, the Dutch visited an island near Cape Nassau. It was inhabited by Fuegian Indians who threw penguins at the Dutch from a high cliff and shot arrows at them, as they advanced up the beach, before retreating into a cave... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 80
Approx. Euro 69  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Dutch become stranded in the Magallen Strait.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Dutch become stranded in the Magallen Strait.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 138x182mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper browned as usual. Size of sheet : 345 x 215mm. German text on verso.
Scarce print with a German text sheet. While the Dutch were killing the birds on Penguin Island, there was a great storm and the waves damaged their boat so badly that it was wrecked. After the storm, they gathered round and prayed for strength to cope with their disaster, then they collected togeth... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 125
Approx. Euro 108  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
HONDIUS, H.,  Freti Magellanici ac novi Freti vulgo Le Maire. . ., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, H. - Freti Magellanici ac novi Freti vulgo Le Maire. . .
Amsterdam, ca. 1633, In attractive original colours.. 383x490mm. Paper slightly age toned. Good impression.
A fine map of Tierra del Fuego. With an explanatory text of the passage by Barent Jansz. Potgieter who accompanied captain Sebald de Weert to the Straits in 1599/1600, being the first Dutch vessels to sail through the Strait of Magellan, in Latin and Dutch.
After various English voyages, the Du...
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$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 860  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Chart of the Nassau fleet in Tierra del Fuego]., antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Chart of the Nassau fleet in Tierra del Fuego].
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 152x175mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper browned and stained, as is usual. A small crude white tape repair lower left corner, lower right corner missing. Size of sheet: 345 x 222 mm. German text and on verso.
L’Hermite’s fleet reached the Tierra del Fuego on 17th February 1624. Because of bad weather, inexperience and bad compass readings, they anchored in a bay, which they called ‘Nassawische Voerde’ (Nassau Bay).
From here the vice-admiral explored a bay, Schapenham Bay, which was named after him...
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$ 125
Approx. Euro 108  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
BLAEU, W.,  Tabula Magellanica., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Tabula Magellanica.
Amsterdam, 1638, In attractive strong original colours.. 410x532mm. In very good near to mint condition. Printed on heavy paper. Very good and dark impression. French text on verso.
A map of South America's extremity with the Strait of Magellan and Le Maire Strait.
The coastlines are depicted as very mountainous, while the interior is completely without detail. Richly arrayed with rhumb lines, three compass roses, a fleet of ships, and the coat of arms and dedication to Co...
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$ 2,250
Approx. Euro 1,935  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
BLAEU, J.,  Tabula Magellanica., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Tabula Magellanica.
Amsterdam, 1658, Original colours.. 412x535mm. Printed on heavy paper. Light marginal water staining, slightly affecting the engraved area. Dutch text on verso. Wide margins, good impression.
A map with Willem Blaeu's signature, but published by his son Joan, of South America's extremity with the Strait of Magellan and Le Maire Strait.
The coastlines are depicted as very mountainous, while the interior is completely without detail. Richly arrayed with rhumb lines, three compass roses,...
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$ 800
Approx. Euro 688  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BLAEU, J.,  Tabula Magellanica., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Tabula Magellanica.
Amsterdam, 1660, Original colours.. 410x532mm. In very good condition. No text on verso. Minor age-browning.
A map with Willem Blaeu's signature, but published by his son Joan, of South America's extremity with the Strait of Magellan and Le Maire Strait.
The coastlines are depicted as very mountainous, while the interior is completely without detail. Richly arrayed with rhumb lines, three compass rose...
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$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 860  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BLAEU, J.,  Tabula Magellanica., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Tabula Magellanica.
Amsterdam, 1660, Original colours.. 412x535mm. In very good condition.
A map with Willem Blaeu's signature, but published by his son Joan, of South America's extremity with the Strait of Magellan and Le Maire Strait.
The coastlines are depicted as very mountainous, while the interior is completely without detail. Richly arrayed with rhumb lines, three compass rose...
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$ 1,100
Approx. Euro 946  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SCHRAEMBL, F.A.,  Karte der Magellanischen-Strasse. . ., antique map, old maps SCHRAEMBL, F.A. - Karte der Magellanischen-Strasse. . .
Vienna, 1789, In original o/l colours.. 518x688mm. In good condition.
Very detailed map of Strait of Magellan, with in top inset map of Southern tip of South America with the Falklands. Prepared by Don Juan de La Cruz of Spain.
Engraved by Jos. Gestner....
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$ 600
Approx. Euro 516  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VIERO, Theodorum.,  Uomo del Canale di Noël della terra del Fuoco, nel Mar Australe.  / Homme du Canal de Noël de la terre de Feu dans la Mer Australe., antique map, old maps VIERO, Theodorum. - Uomo del Canale di Noël della terra del Fuoco, nel Mar Australe. / Homme du Canal de Noël de la terre de Feu dans la Mer Australe.
Venice, Antonio Zatta, c.1790, Uncoloured.. 255x170mm. With some foxing in the right margin. Good impression. Else good condition.
Full portrait of a man from the Tierra del Fuego.
From "Raccolta di ? stampe." a series of historically significant eighteenth-century copper plate engravings by Venetian engraver Theodoro Viero (1740-1819). Dating from 1783-90, the engraved print on laid paper is titled in both Italian and ...
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$ 600
Approx. Euro 516  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
FERRARIO, G.,  [Yacanacus inhabitants of Tierra del Fuego ]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [Yacanacus inhabitants of Tierra del Fuego ].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 230x185mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting Yacanacus natives of Tierra del Fuego.
Engraved by Gallina.
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'après les monuments de ...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 129  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DUMONT D'URVILLE, J.,  Rivage du port Saint-Nicolas., antique map, old maps DUMONT D'URVILLE, J. - Rivage du port Saint-Nicolas.
Paris, 1846, In original colours.. 240x395mm. Exquisite contemporary coloured lithograph, finished with gum Arabic, wide margins. Repaired tear in the upper margin.
Exquisite contemporary colored lithograph of Port Saint-Nicolmas Bay in most southern part of South America, with Dumont D'Urville's officers making landfall. Drawn by E.Goupil, lithographed by Emile Lassalle and Bayot. From the "Atlas Pittoresque" that accompanied the massive volumes Voyage au p... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HACHETTE,  Régions Polaires., antique map, old maps HACHETTE - Régions Polaires.
Paris, 1931, Colour printed.. 405x515mm. In good condition. Marginal discolouration.
Eight maps on one sheet, showing the North and South Poles, with adjective regions. Taken from "Atlas Universel" by Chesneau and Ch. Bonnesseur. Engraved by R. Lobrot and published by Hachette.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 50
Approx. Euro 43  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Venezuela
DE BRY, Th.,  Plants Lantor, Assa, Pimenta, Mangostan and Pepper., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Plants Lantor, Assa, Pimenta, Mangostan and Pepper.
Frankfurt, 1598, Uncoloured.. 135x175mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned and spotted as usual. Size of sheet : 290 x 200 mm. German text.
Lantor is a kind of coconut palm (or Indian nut) with fronds as long as a human body. These fronds are used as paper. Pimenta del Rabo (or cubebe) grows grape-like on trees and is held in such esteem by the Indians that they cook and preserve them, rather than sell them to other countries. Also show... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 80
Approx. Euro 69  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HERRERA y TORDESILLAS, A. de.,  Descripcion del audiencia del Nuevo Reino 9., antique map, old maps HERRERA y TORDESILLAS, A. de. - Descripcion del audiencia del Nuevo Reino 9.
Amsterdam, Michel Colin, 1622, Uncoloured.. 211x287mm. Paper very slightly age toned as usual. A very good and dark impression.
The earliest map to include information from the previously secret manuscript maps of the Spanish cosmographer, Juan López de Velasco, showing present-day Colombia and Venezuela.
From Antonio de Herrera y Tordesillas Description des Indes Occidentales Qu'on appelle aujourdhuy Le Nouveau Mond...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 387  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Sir Walter Ralegh meets the King of Arromaia]., antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Sir Walter Ralegh meets the King of Arromaia].
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 140x177mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper browned as usual, but with a large brown stain affecting the text only. Size of sheet : 345 x 215 mm.
German text on verso.
Scarce print with a German text sheet. During Ralegh’s voyage up the Orinoco in search of El Dorado, he met an old man who said he was the king of Arromaia. He claimed to be one hundred and fourteen years old and with him he brought an entourage bearing gifts of fruit, vegetables and birds.
Ra...
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$ 125
Approx. Euro 108  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY, T.,  [Murder of Dominican monks in Cumana or Cubagua Island]., antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY, T. - [Murder of Dominican monks in Cumana or Cubagua Island].
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 150x175mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper slightly browned, as usual. Size of sheet : 345 x 215 mm. German text on verso.
Murder of Dominican monks in Cumana or Cubagua Island in what is now Venezuela. Scarce print (150x177mm.) on a German text sheet taken from a first edition of Johann Ludwig Gottfried's "Newe Welt Vnd Americanische Historien/ Jnhaltende Warhafftige vnd volkommene Beschreibungen Aller West-Indianische... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 80
Approx. Euro 69  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
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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$ 150
Approx. Euro 129  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [How natives of Paria cope with illness] / Vespucci reaches Lake Maracaibo].., antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [How natives of Paria cope with illness] / Vespucci reaches Lake Maracaibo]..
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 147x175mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned and stained, as is usual. A lower corner is missing. Some minor ink stains. Size of sheet: 345 x 222 mm. German text and on verso.
Two engravings. [421b] When the natives of those parts, they were bathed in a cold stream, then chased round a blazing fire until they had dried out. Then they were put to bed and great care was taken to ensure their loins were dry. Vomiting was overcome by fasting for three or four days and paying ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 80
Approx. Euro 69  

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)
$ 750
Approx. Euro 645  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
SANSON, N.,  Terre Ferme, Nouveau Royaume de Grenade, & C. . ., antique map, old maps SANSON, N. - Terre Ferme, Nouveau Royaume de Grenade, & C. . .
Paris, P. Mariette, 1667, In original o/l colours.. 205x277mm. Paper slightly age toned. Some marginal water staining and spotting.
Map depicting Colombia and Venezuela prepared by N.Sanson and published by Pierre Mariette.
Published in an early edition of the small Sanson atlas L'Europe Dediée a Monseigneur . . . Le Tellier Secret. D'Estat &c."The atlas proved popular and the maps were imitated by Johann Zunners in F...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
MONTANUS, A.,  Venezuela cum parte Australi Novae Andalusiae., antique map, old maps MONTANUS, A. - Venezuela cum parte Australi Novae Andalusiae.
Amsterdam, 1673, Uncoloured.. 286x360mm. Margins cut short. Some age-toning and staining of paper. Upper margin cut till neat line. Dark imprint.
Most decorative map with two large cartouches and compass-rose, large group of islands at the mouth of the Orinoco, other islands off Venezuela coast: Margarita, Aruba, Curacao, Bonaire, etc.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 350
Approx. Euro 301  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DUFRENOY,  Mapa Fisico y Politico de los Estados Unidos de Venezuela.., antique map, old maps DUFRENOY - Mapa Fisico y Politico de los Estados Unidos de Venezuela..
Paris, 1934, In attractive strong original colours.. 930x1224mm. Professional repair of 2 short tears, in the middle and upper part center fold, respectively 1,5 and 3 cm long. Overall good condition.
Very large fold-out map of Venezuela, including part of Colombia, Brazil and Guyana. With inset front view of the tallest mountains from the Sierra Nevada to Mount Roraima, surmounted by an elevation contour map showing areas of equal altitude in the country.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 250
Approx. Euro 215  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Colombia
HERRERA y TORDESILLAS, A. de.,  Descripcion Del Destrieto Del Audiencia De Lima. (Peru, and parts of Colombia, and Brazil), antique map, old maps HERRERA y TORDESILLAS, A. de. - Descripcion Del Destrieto Del Audiencia De Lima. (Peru, and parts of Colombia, and Brazil)
Amsterdam, Michel Colin, 1622, Uncoloured.. 253x160mm. Paper very slightly age toned as usual. A very good and dark impression.
Rare early map of the Audiencia of Lima, locating rivers and settlements, the earliest map to include information from the previously secret manuscript maps of the Spanish cosmographer Juan López de Velasco. From Antonio de Herrera y Tordesillas Description des Indes Occidentales Qu'on appelle au... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 475
Approx. Euro 409  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
JANSSONIUS, J.,  Terra Firma et Novum regnum Granatense et Propayan., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Terra Firma et Novum regnum Granatense et Propayan.
Amsterdam, after 1630, In original o/l colours.. 371x485mm. Generally in very good condition. With some contemporary manuscript annotations in brown ink.
Fine example, with wide margins of this handsome map of the Isthmus of Panama and northwestern South America including most of present day Columbia and part of Venezuela.
Terra Firma is Panama, Veragua is Costa Rica, and Popayan in the west and Nuevo Rey Node Granada in the east refers to the...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 430  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Indians attacked near Cartagena.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Indians attacked near Cartagena.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 162x192mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper browned as usual. Good margins. White tape to some margins for a tear into text.
Size of sheet : 345 x 212 mm. German text and on verso.
When the governor of Cartagena, Alonso de Ojeda, led a party of Spanish soldiers into the interior to search for gold, they were attacked by Indians with such ferocity that the intruders were forced back to the sea with the loss of seventy-five lives. Soon after this incident, Nicuessa’s fleet arriv... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 125
Approx. Euro 108  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Vespucci lands on Colombian shores.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Vespucci lands on Colombian shores.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 162x192mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper browned as usual. Lower right corner missing, some ink stains to engraving, with good margins.
Size of sheet : 345 x 212 mm. German text and on verso.
Perhaps the first Europeans ever to reach Colombian shores where Alonso de Ojeda and his crew during their voyage in 1499-1500. Amerigo Vespucci was reputed to be among them.
Many Indians along the shoreline of Cabo de la Vela, in the province of Cuquibacao where they were believed to have lan...
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$ 125
Approx. Euro 108  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Indian market at Cartagena.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Indian market at Cartagena.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 162x192mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper browned as usual, with some repairs to bottom and lower right margins, with good margins.
Size of sheet : 345 x 212 mm. German text and on verso.
The natives of the province of Cartagena had plenty of fruit, fish, salt and peppers, which they exchanged for other necessities of life. In times of peace, the natives of that province had a weekly market where a variety of merchandise could be traded.
Fruit, corn, wood, feathers, golden neck...
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$ 120
Approx. Euro 103  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
BLAEU, W.,  Terra Firma et Novum regnum Granatense et Propayan., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Terra Firma et Novum regnum Granatense et Propayan.
Amsterdam, 1640, Original colours.. 371x485mm. Paper slightly age toned and spotted. Generally very good.
Fine copy, with wide margins of this handsome map of the Isthmus of Panama and northwestern South America including most of present day Columbia and part of Venezuela.
Terra Firma is Panama, Veragua is Costa Rica, and Popayan in the west and Nuevo Rey Node Granada in the east refers to the moun...
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$ 600
Approx. Euro 516  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MONTANUS, A.,  Terra Firma et Novum Regnum Granatense et Popayan., antique map, old maps MONTANUS, A. - Terra Firma et Novum Regnum Granatense et Popayan.
Amsterdam, 1673, Uncoloured.. 287x362mm. 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.
Detailed map of Panama and northwestern South America derived from the Blaeu/Jansson map of the region
Featuring ships at sea, two compass roses, and two cartouches depicting indigenous peoples and products....
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 215  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
VIERO, Theodorum.,  Dona del Regno di Granata.  / Femme du Roy.me de Granade., antique map, old maps VIERO, Theodorum. - Dona del Regno di Granata. / Femme du Roy.me de Granade.
Venice, Antonio Zatta, c.1790, Uncoloured.. 255x170mm. With some foxing in the right margin. A spot on the upper right of engraved area. Good impression. Else good condition.
Full portrait of a woman from Grenada region is situated on Lake Nicaragua.
From "Raccolta di ? stampe." a series of historically significant eighteenth-century copper plate engravings by Venetian engraver Theodoro Viero (1740-1819). Dating from 1783-90, the engraved print on laid paper is t...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
ARROWSMITH, John,  Colombia., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, John - Colombia.
London, 1839, In original o/l colours.. 480x600mm. In good condition. Some corners with slight loss.
A large, detailed steel engraved map of the South American state of Colombia. This map of Colombia extends into modern day Venezuela to the east, and Ecuador to the south. As is usual, a pleasing amount of detail is shown.
The Arrowsmith family members were among the most respected and influen...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Antarctica
DUMONT D'URVILLE, J.,  Débarquement sur les iles Powell, le 20 février 1838., antique map, old maps DUMONT D'URVILLE, J. - Débarquement sur les iles Powell, le 20 février 1838.
Paris, 1848, In original colours.. 295x433mm. Exquisite contemporary coloured lithograph, finished with gum Arabic, wide margins. Some very minor light brown marginal spotting.
Exquisite contemporary colored lithograph of the Powell islands, situated near the South Orkney Islands, with Dumont D'Urville's officers leaving the island. Drawn by Louis Le Breton, lithographed by Sabatier and Mayer.
From the "Atlas Pittoresque" that accompanied the massive volumes Voyag...
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$ 400
Approx. Euro 344  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Bolivia
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [The strange sheep-like creatures that carried the silver .], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [The strange sheep-like creatures that carried the silver .]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 145x185mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned as usual, lower right margin missing, white tape repair to lower margin, stains and soling to margins etc.
Size of sheet : 345 x 217 mm. German text.
When the Spanish discovered the silver mines of Potosí, they organised the transporting of the rich ore, westward by llama trains across the Altiplano and down to Arica on the coast, to be transported by ship to Panama.
These strange creatures would sit down when angered or overburdened and, n...
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$ 80
Approx. Euro 69  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [How the Indians mined the silver at Pitosi.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [How the Indians mined the silver at Pitosi.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 145x185mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned as usual, lower left margin missing, wax? stains and soling to margins etc.
Size of sheet : 345 x 217 mm. German text.
The mountain shown here is probably the Cerro Rico, which stand above the city of Potosí and has the distinction of being the richest mountain in all the Americas.
The Indians, who had a day and a night shift, hacked the ore out of the rock. They worked about a hundred and fifty fathoms down a...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 86  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
Paraguay / Uruguay
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Revenge for Juan de Ayola's death.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Revenge for Juan de Ayola's death.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 162x192mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper browned as usual. One brown stain.
Size of sheet : 345 x 212 mm. German text and on verso.
During Ayolas’s travels in Paraguay, he founded the fort at La Candelaria, near Corumba but later, while returning to Asunción, he and his entire party were killed by the Payaguá Indians. When Domingo Martinez de Irala was informed of the massacre he took revenge by torturing two innocent Indians un... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 120
Approx. Euro 103  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, W.,  PARAGUAY, O PROV. DE RIO DE LA PLATA cum regionibus adiacentibus.., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - PARAGUAY, O PROV. DE RIO DE LA PLATA cum regionibus adiacentibus..
Amsterdam, 1635-1638, In original colours.. 370x470mm. Paper slighty age-toned, a few brown spotting, two holes on the border line. A good and dark impression.
Early map showing this northern Patagonia territory. Also showing Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paolo, Santa Cruz of Bolivia, Paraguays, Uruguay, Buenos Ayres, Chili and Santo Iago.
From "le Théâtre du monde ou nouvel Atlas contenant les chartes et descriptions de tous les pais de la terre"....
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 387  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BLAEU, W.,  Paraguayo Prov. De Rio De La Plata cum regionibus.., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Paraguayo Prov. De Rio De La Plata cum regionibus..
Amsterdam, 1658, In attractive original colours.. 365x475mm. Printed on heavy paper. Light marginal water staining, slightly affecting the engraved area. Dutch text on verso. Wide margins, good impression.
This is an early map showing this northern Patagonia territory. Also showing Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paolo, Santa Cruz of Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Buenos Ayres, Chili and Santo Iago.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 450
Approx. Euro 387  

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Condition Rating: 2
SCHENK,P. & VALK,G.,  Paraguay o Prov. De Rio De La Plata cum regionibus adiacentibus Tucuman et Sta. Cruz De la Sierra., antique map, old maps SCHENK,P. & VALK,G. - Paraguay o Prov. De Rio De La Plata cum regionibus adiacentibus Tucuman et Sta. Cruz De la Sierra.
Amsterdam, 1708, Coloured.. 368x465mm. Some minor marginal staining. In very good condition.
An attractive map centered on Paraguay. Title cartouche on the upper right-hand corner, on the ocean a ship and a sea monster are depicted.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

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Condition Rating: 3
VIERO, Theodorum.,  Uomo del Paraguai nell' America Meridionalle.  / Homme du Paraguai dans l'Amerique Meridionalle., antique map, old maps VIERO, Theodorum. - Uomo del Paraguai nell' America Meridionalle. / Homme du Paraguai dans l'Amerique Meridionalle.
Venice, Antonio Zatta, c.1790, Uncoloured.. 255x170mm. With some foxing in the right margin. Good impression. Else good condition.
Full portrait of a Paraguayan hunter.
From "Raccolta di ? stampe." a series of historically significant eighteenth-century copper plate engravings by Venetian engraver Theodoro Viero (1740-1819). Dating from 1783-90, the engraved print on laid paper is titled in both Italian and French, the se...
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 215  

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Condition Rating: 4
FERRARIO, G.,  [ Spanish Sheppard's in Paraguay ]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [ Spanish Sheppard's in Paraguay ].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 195x270mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting Spanish Sheppard's in Paraguay.
Engraved by Gallina.
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'après les monuments de l'antiq...
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$ 50
Approx. Euro 43  

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Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [ Guayanas inhabitants Paraguay ]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [ Guayanas inhabitants Paraguay ].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 190x265mm. Very good condition. This aquatint engraved plate was color printed on fine move paper with additional hand-coloring.
Aquatint depicting some relexing Guayanas Indians of Paraguay, who occupy the rivers flowing to the right bank of the Parana.
The Charruas Indians were the first inhabitants who hunted and fished in the area now known as Uruguay. They have probably been at these territories for 10.000 years bef...
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$ 90
Approx. Euro 77  

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Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [ Charruas Indians from Paraguay ]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [ Charruas Indians from Paraguay ].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 195x270mm. Very good condition. This aquatint engraved plate was color printed on fine move paper with additional hand-coloring.
Aquatint depicting the Charruas Indians cooking. The charruas Indians were the first inhabitants who hunted and fished in the area now known as Uruguay. They have probably been at these territories for 10.000 years before the Spanish and Portuguese arrived.
Engraved by Gallina.
From Giulio F...
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$ 80
Approx. Euro 69  

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Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [ Jesuitical Indians at work at their 'Reducciones' ], antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [ Jesuitical Indians at work at their 'Reducciones' ]
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 205x275mm. Very good condition. This aquatint engraved plate was colour printed on fine move paper with additional hand-coloring.
Aquatint depicting Jesuitical Indians in Paraguay. The Jesuit Missions or "Reducciones" functioned like small independant "republics" and lived in complete autonomy within the heart of the existing Spanish colonies. Founded at the turn of the XVII Century they functioned until 1768, date in which th... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 80
Approx. Euro 69  

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Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [ Botocudos tribe of the Rio Grande, Paraguay ]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [ Botocudos tribe of the Rio Grande, Paraguay ].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 210x285mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting Botocudos tribe of the Rio Grande in Paraguay.
Botocudo (from Portuguese for botoque, a plug, in allusion, to the wooden disks or plugs worn in their lips and ears), is the foreign name for a tribe of South American Indians of eastern Brazil, also known as the Aimorés or Aimb...
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$ 120
Approx. Euro 103  

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Condition Rating: 2
Ecuador
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [How the Inca nobility are buried] / [Bridge of Huaynacapaco], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [How the Inca nobility are buried] / [Bridge of Huaynacapaco]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 160x185mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned and stained, as is usual. A lower corner is missing, minor tears, repairs etc. Size of sheet: 345 x 222 mm. German text and on verso.
Two engravings. [470] The funeral of an Inca king was a ceremony of great splendor. After digging a large pit, the Indians would decorate the corpse with gold and silver then bury it with many fine ornaments, along with good food and wine to help it on its way into the next world. Benzoni so describ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 80
Approx. Euro 69  

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Condition Rating: 5
DILLON, A.,  Plano de la Hacienda de Juana de Oro., antique map, old maps DILLON, A. - Plano de la Hacienda de Juana de Oro.
Guayaquil ( Equateur), 1868, In original body colours.. 658x940mm. Two sheet lithographed map with original hand colouring. Each sheet 658 x 940mm.
Wall-map sized map in 2 sheets, if joined 940 x 1300mm., showing the Hacienda (farm) of Juana de Oro in Ecuador. The cocoa farm was owned by Mrs. Leonor Carbo of Higgins and Virginia Carbo of Icaza.

Cocoa plantations are depicted on the map by a multitude of shrubs. This plan provides i...
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$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 860  

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Condition Rating: 2
Caribbean & Atlantic Ocean
MÜNSTER, S.,  De Navigatione Maris., antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - De Navigatione Maris.
Basle, ca. 1564, Uncoloured.. 318x205mm. Wood block print with letterpress. Paper slightly age-toned. Generally in good condition. Size of the sheet : 318 x 205 mm.
One Latin text page about navigation, early voyages, and illustrated with a ship (68 x 64 mm), who was lateron used to illustrate Christopher Columbus ship. On verso an illustration of the Atch of Noah.

From Münster's Cosmographia Universalis. The Cosmographia by Sebastian Münster...
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$ 25
Approx. Euro 22  

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Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A.,  Culiacanae Americae regionis.. / Hispaniolae, Cubae.., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Culiacanae Americae regionis.. / Hispaniolae, Cubae..
Antwerp 1598, Coloured.. 357x498mm. Left margin reinforced, fine colour.
Two separate virtually identically sized inset maps on one sheet, each with a decorative scroll title cartouche. Culiacanae depicts the coastal and inland western region in North central Mexico, the present state of Sinaloa. Just off shore is a rather long, thin island which has been suggested, wit... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,750
Approx. Euro 1,505  

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Condition Rating: 3

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