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Panama
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Inca gold goes to Panama.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Inca gold goes to Panama.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 152x190mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper toned as usual, some staining to margins and plate. Crude repair to bottom margin. Size of sheet : 345 x 212 mm.
German text and on verso.
Much of the gold stolen from the Incas was taken to the Town of Panama, where it was transported by mules across the Isthmus to Nombre de Dios, on the Caribbean coast, to be loaded aboard ships bound for Spain. Although Pedro de Gasca went to supervise this operation, he was closely pursued by Contr... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 80
Approx. Euro 69  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Pacific Ocean
METELLUS, J.,  Maris Pacifici vulgo Mar del Zur., antique map, old maps METELLUS, J. - Maris Pacifici vulgo Mar del Zur.
Cologne, c. 1602, Uncoloured.. 195x276mm. Some marginal age-toning and spotting. Slight discoloration along center fold. A few brown spots. Large margins. Very good condition.
Only the second printed map devoted to the Pacific. Reduced version of the map by Ortelius, it lacks latitude and longitude markings.
Published in Metellus America sive Novus Orbis. First published in 1598 by Acosta who was a Spanish Jesuit missionary, historian and cosmographer. The in...
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$ 5,000
Approx. Euro 4,300  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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)
$ 8,000
Approx. Euro 6,880  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HERRERA y TORDESILLAS, A. de,  Cocos Eijlandt Isle de Cocos., antique map, old maps HERRERA y TORDESILLAS, A. de - Cocos Eijlandt Isle de Cocos.
Amsterdam, 1622, Uncoloured.. 193x165mm. Paper very slightly age toned as usual. A very good and dark impression. Size of sheet : 300 x 195mm.
Scarce print (193x165mm.) on a French text sheet showing the landing of Le Maire and Schouten at Cocos Island in May 1616 (today’s Tafahi in the Tonga Islands). Named by the Dutch for its abundance of coconuts.

Willem Cornelisz Schouten (1567–1625) and Jacob le Maire (1585-1616) are Dutc...
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$ 245
Approx. Euro 211  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DUDLEY, R.,  Carta terza Generale del' Asia., antique map, old maps DUDLEY, R. - Carta terza Generale del' Asia.
Florence, 1646, Uncoloured. 460x380mm. In good condition. Left hand margin cut to neat line, with some minor reinforcements.
Rare first state of this important chart showing part of the north coast of New Guinea and islands of the Pacific Ocean. To the north of Japan the landmass of Isola di Iezo ('the coast is unknown to Christians') extends east across the Pacific to within 25 degrees of the coast of America.
Plat...
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$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,010  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
LOTTER, T.C.,  Carte de l'Océan Pacifique au Nord de l'Equateur... / Charte des Stillen Weltmeers. . ., antique map, old maps LOTTER, T.C. - Carte de l'Océan Pacifique au Nord de l'Equateur... / Charte des Stillen Weltmeers. . .
Augsburg, 1781, In attractive strong original colours.. 470x510mm. In original wash colour. In mint condition. Wide margins.
The earliest folio-sized printed map of Cook's third voyage, on which he became the first European to discover Hawaii. On this voyage, he also explored the Northwest coast of America and Alaska.
The title in French and German notes that the map is based on the latest discoveries made by Spanis...
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$ 1,750
Approx. Euro 1,505  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
IMRAY AND SON, J.,  North Pacific., antique map, old maps IMRAY AND SON, J. - North Pacific.
London, 1868, Uncoloured.. 1020x1850mm. Very good for a map in this size. Printed in lithography and pasted on blue paper. Minor paper tears on two crossings of foldings. Generally very good condition.
Huge three sheet so-called Blue-back sailing chart of the Northern Pacific including China, Korea (with Matu Is. and Liancourt), Japan, Philippines, Kamtchatka, Hawaii, Alaska, coast of North America tillPanama.
With 41 insets of islands and harbors. To the right the ...
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$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,720  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2

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Total pages: 19 (50 items per page shown)
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