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Great Lakes / Philadelphia
TAYLOR WHITE, R.,  Pennsylvania., antique map, old maps TAYLOR WHITE, R. - Pennsylvania.
Boston, Little, Brown and Company, 1935, Colour printed.. 293x215mm. Very good condition. Descriptive text of Philippine Islands on verso.
Pictorial map of Pennsylvania, from the famous illustrator, Ruth Taylor White and published in "Our USA: A Gay Geography".
Ruth Taylor White was among the most prolific makers of pictographic maps. Her whimsical style combines her artistic skills with local colour and flavour, making her map...
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Estimate
($ 90 - 110)

Bid received
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Western America / Texas
ARROWSMITH, J., Mexico. By J. Arrowsmith. Mexico, Shewing the connection with the Ports of Acapulco, Vera Cruz, & Tampico; on double the scale of the Map., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, J. - Mexico. By J. Arrowsmith. Mexico, Shewing the connection with the Ports of Acapulco, Vera Cruz, & Tampico; on double the scale of the Map.
London, 1842, In original colours.. 470x600mm. Very marginal imperfections, otherwise very fine.
This map of Mexico, published by J. Arrowsmith in 1842, brings, below the lower neat line at center: "London, Pubd. 15 Feby. 1842, by J. Arrowsmith, 10 Soho Square". In the lower right blank margin has the number 44.
This rare engraved map (Mexico, all of Texas, the Southwest and California ...
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Estimate
($ 2,500 - 3,000)

Starting bid
$ 1,500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Jackson, John J., The Robinson Mine / Copper Mine District / Vavapai County Arizona., antique map, old maps Jackson, John J. - The Robinson Mine / Copper Mine District / Vavapai County Arizona.
Anon, ca. 1925, uncoloured. 320x782mm. In very good condition.
[Manuscript mining map] The Robinson Mine / Copper Mine District / Vavapai County Arizona.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 200 - 240)

Bid received
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
TAYLOR WHITE, R.,  Texas., antique map, old maps TAYLOR WHITE, R. - Texas.
Boston, Little, Brown and Company, 1935, Colour printed.. 293x215mm. Very good condition. Descriptive text of Utah on verso.
Pictorial map of Texas, from the famous illustrator, Ruth Taylor White and published in "Our USA: A Gay Geography".
Ruth Taylor White was among the most prolific makers of pictographic maps. Her whimsical style combines her artistic skills with local colour and flavour, making her maps among...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Bid received
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
LINDGREN, Jolly Elmer.,  The Famous Hysterical Map of Yellowstone Park, including a few minor Changes., antique map, old maps LINDGREN, Jolly Elmer. - The Famous Hysterical Map of Yellowstone Park, including a few minor Changes.
America, ca 1936, In attractive strong original colours.. 400x400mm. In very nice condition, original folds have been flattened out. Margins slim.
A lovely whimsical map of America's Yellowstone Park, published about the time of President Franklin Roosevelt's "New Deal" for America in 1936. To emphasise this, in the upper left portion of the map is a mosquito and a speech bubble that says "Looks like a New Deal for the Park!" - under Roosevel... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Mississippi / Louisiana / Illinois / Missouri /
De L'ISLE, G.,  Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississipi., antique map, old maps De L'ISLE, G. - Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississipi.
Paris, Juin 1718, In original o/l colours.. 485x650mm. Printed on heavy paper, good and dark impression. Slightly water staining in lower part of the map.
First issue, first state. New Orleans not yet listed!. This map is known for its detailed depiction of the states adjacent to the Gulf of Mexico region and the Mississippi River. It is also the first printed map to show a variant name for Texas (Teijas) and the land routes of many of the explorers o... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 10,000 - 12,000)

Bid received
$ 7,500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
LAW, J., Lousiana by de Rivier Missisippi., antique map, old maps LAW, J. - Lousiana by de Rivier Missisippi.
Amsterdam, 1720, Coloured.. 185x160mm. In fine condition with light age toning.
A scarce little map of the Mississippi River Valley and western Great Lakes from the book “Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid…” which accounts the history of John Law's failed financial attempt to open up Louisiana and solve France's financial problems at the same time.
The map draws heavily fro...
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Estimate
($ 1,680 - 2,100)

Starting bid
$ 1,100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HINTON, I.T., Map of the States of Mississippi, Louisians, and the Arkansas Territory., antique map, old maps HINTON, I.T. - Map of the States of Mississippi, Louisians, and the Arkansas Territory.
London, 1832, Coloured.. 395x265mm. In good / fair condition, additional borders in contemporary paper added, one small piece in facsimile. Centerfold. Later colouring, lightly age toned.
White fixative tape to verso margins.
An impressive steel engraved map of the southern American states of MS, LA, AR. by Isaac Hinton, published in "The History and Topography of the United States of America."
Major towns highlighted in red, low lying swampland in green, state boundaries in yellow, mountains in brown. Rivers, state...
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Estimate
($ 12 - 25)

Bid received
$ 5
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Florida
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY, T.,  [The Spanish capture Fort Caroline]., antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY, T. - [The Spanish capture Fort Caroline].
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.
The Spanish capture Fort Caroline in Florida. Fort Caroline was an attempted French colonial settlement in Florida, located on the banks of the St. Johns River in present-day Duval County.
It was established under the leadership of René Goulaine de Laudonnière on June 22, 1564, as a new territ...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
Bernard, J. F., [Four Florida early views], antique map, old maps Bernard, J. F. - [Four Florida early views]
Amsterdam, 1737, Uncoloured.. 230x180mm. Marginal imperfections, otherwise very good condition.
Four pages from the "Histoire des Yncas rois du Perou, Depuis le premier Ynca Manco Capac ... jusqu'a Atahualpa dernier Ynca: ..." Tome the second, by Jean Frederic Bernard, in 1737.
The pages, based on the work of Theodor de Bry, describe usages of the original inhabitants of Florida....
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Estimate
($ 130 - 155)

Starting bid
$ 90
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Indiana / Ohio / Kentukey / Georgia / Alabama
BODMER, Karl,  Waschinga Sahba's Grab.. (Wakonda Creek.), antique map, old maps BODMER, Karl - Waschinga Sahba's Grab.. (Wakonda Creek.)
London/ Paris/ Coblenz, 1839, Uncoloured.. 230x315mm. Aquatint plate, title captioned in German and French and English. Some mainly marginal staining. Generally good.
Original aquatint engraving for Travels in the Interior of North America between 1832-34 . Engraved by Ch. Vogel. The finest work on American Indian life and the American Frontier. The book is the result of an epic journey which took place at a time when the mass migrations of settlers and pi... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
South America
LINSCHOTEN, J.H. VAN,  [South America] Delineatio omnium orarum totius Australis partis Americae. . ., antique map, old maps LINSCHOTEN, J.H. VAN - [South America] Delineatio omnium orarum totius Australis partis Americae. . .
Amsterdam, after 1593, Coloured.. 391x546mm. In good condition. Several folds and short margins as issued.
A particularly decorative example of Dutch cartography boasting two intricate strapwork cartouches. Exotic animals and bellicose Indians populate the continent, while in Brazil a scene of cannibalism unfolds.
It is very difficult to find Linschoten maps in original colours. This example has at...
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Estimate
($ 5,500 - 6,500)

Bid received
$ 4,500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE FER, N.,  L'Amérique Méridionale., antique map, old maps DE FER, N. - L'Amérique Méridionale.
Paris, 1692, Uncoloured.. 206x272mm. Paper slightly age toned and browned, a dark impression.
An interesting small map of South America by Nicolas de Fer. From his rare "Petit et Nouveau Atlas". The first edition was published in 1697 and was republished in 1705 and 1723.
The finely engraved map is dated 1692 and was engraved by C. Inselin, the same engraver who engraved the maps in de...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Bid received
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DE L'ISLE, G.,  L'Amerique Meridionale Dressée sur les Observations de Mrs de l'Academie Royale des Sciences . . ., antique map, old maps DE L'ISLE, G. - L'Amerique Meridionale Dressée sur les Observations de Mrs de l'Academie Royale des Sciences . . .
Paris, 1700, In original o/l colours.. 455x595mm. A good and dark impression.
Rare state of " L’Amerique Meridionale. Chez l’Auteur sur le Quai de l’Horloge a la Courone de Diamans avec Privilege du Roy pour 20 ans, 1700".

Fine map of South America in a very rare state. The title cartouche lower left has been printed from a different copper plate. With the address...
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Estimate
($ 600 - 750)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE LISLE, G.,  Carte du Paraguay du Chili., antique map, old maps DE LISLE, G. - Carte du Paraguay du Chili.
Paris, L. Renard, 1703, In original o/l colours.. 495x648mm. Good and dark impression on heavy paper. Lightly water staining along side margins.
A finely engraved detailed map of the southern half of South America. Prepared by de l'Isle with the imprint "Chez l’Auteur sur le Quai de l’Horloge avec Privilege du Roy pour 20 ans, 1703. Se trouve à Amsterdam chez L. Renard Libraire prez de la Bourse". Very decorative title cartouche with allegor... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE L'ISLE, G.,  Carte de la Terre Ferme du Perou, du Bresil., antique map, old maps DE L'ISLE, G. - Carte de la Terre Ferme du Perou, du Bresil.
Paris, 1703, In original o/l colours.. 483x655mm. A good and dark impression, on heavy paper. Slightly water staining at lower part of the map.
A scarce state of the very detailed map including Brazil, Peru and the Amazonian part. Very decorative title cartouche on the upper right corner. Very decorative title cartouche with allegorical figures.

Address and date changed, now with the imprint " Chez l’Auteur sur le Quai de l’Horlo...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham, Nouvelle Carte de Geographie de la Partie Meridonale de l'Amerique suivant les plus nouvelles Observations, antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham - Nouvelle Carte de Geographie de la Partie Meridonale de l'Amerique suivant les plus nouvelles Observations
Amsterdam, 1719, Coloured.. 470x570mm. Good condition strong impression good sized margins two original vertical folds.
Sheet size 510 x 640 mm.
Chatelain's map of South America. The title is in two lines across the map it is filled with information concerning various discoveries, expeditions, and colonization. In the Pacific, the routes of Magellan, Schouten & Le Maire, Mendana & Gallego, Sarmiento and Drake are shown. There are extensive ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 600 - 700)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
William Guthrie., An Accurate Map of South America Drawn from the best Authorities, antique map, old maps William Guthrie. - An Accurate Map of South America Drawn from the best Authorities
London, 1760, Early hand colour. 175x275mm. The map is in good condition, lined paper, wide margins, slight toning.
An attractive map of South America with a decorative cartouche and compass rose.
Considerable detail along the coasts and Indian names in the interior. Part of the African continent is shown at right and the Solomon Islands are shown in the Pacific.
Several discoveries are noted by name ...
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Estimate
($ 140 - 170)

Starting bid
$ 65
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BONNE, R. / LATTRE, J., Carte De La Terre Ferme, de la Guyane, et du Pays des Amazones..., antique map, old maps BONNE, R. / LATTRE, J. - Carte De La Terre Ferme, de la Guyane, et du Pays des Amazones...
Paris, 1771, Coloured.. 308x428mm. Attractive condition. Hand-laid paper with large watermark. Some faint soiling. Toning to central fold. Good margins.
Fine map of the northern part of South America, including Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Trinidad, Columbia, Peru, Venezuela, Ecuador, Guyana and the northen part of Brazil. The map shows Guyana divided into Spanish, Dutch, French and Portugese Guyana. Excellent detail on the entire course of the Amazon r... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
KITCHIN, Thomas., Map of South America., antique map, old maps KITCHIN, Thomas. - Map of South America.
London, 1795, Attractive Coloring. 450x325mm. In fine condition with multi folds as issued.
A map of South America for the Rev. Dr. Robertson's “History of America” by Thos. Kitchin, 'Hydrographer to his Majesty'. It features a decorative floral title cartouche.
Thomas Kitchin (1718 - 1784) worked as a publisher and engraver in London. He produced a large number of maps of every kind ...
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Estimate
($ 175 - 225)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Brazil
DE BRY, Th., [The rituals for those that were dying]., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - [The rituals for those that were dying].
Frankfurt, 1607, Uncoloured.. 170x198mm. In good condition. German text. Decent margins, good impression.
When one of the villagers was dying, the others would not feed or care for them, but sing and danced as usual. Once they was dead though, the women would start lamenting by howling like dogs.
They held each other by the arms for support and continued their howling until the corpse was carried a...
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Estimate
($ 200 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 125
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE BRY, Th., [A Portuguese ship comes to look for Staden]., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - [A Portuguese ship comes to look for Staden].
Frankfurt, 1607, Uncoloured.. 160x198mm. In good condition. German text. Decent margins, good impression.
Hans Staden was a German soldier and explorer, who travelled to South America during the mid 16th century. Whilst there he was captured by native Indians in Brazil. He survived this ordeal and eventually returned to Europe.

This print depicts the scene a when boat from the nearby fort of ...
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Estimate
($ 175 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 125
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY, T.,  [The Portuguese settlement in Brazil, at the Island of St. Vincent]., antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY, T. - [The Portuguese settlement in Brazil, at the Island of St. Vincent].
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 150x190mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper slightly browned, as usual. Size of sheet : 345 x 215 mm. German text on verso.
Panoramic view of the Portuguese settlement in Brazil, at the Island of St. Vincent. 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-Indian... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Dutch fleet reaches Rio de Janeiro.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Dutch fleet reaches Rio de Janeiro.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 162x192mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper browned as usual. Good margins. Size of sheet : 345 x 212 mm. German text and on verso.
In 1599, the Dutch fleet, under the command of Oliver van Noort, reached an island in the natural harbour of Rio de Janeiro. On this island there was a town, as marked (C) and nearby a fortress (D), both of which had been built by the Portuguese. After their long voyage, they desperately needed fres... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Straden is captured by Indians.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Straden is captured by Indians.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 162x192mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper browned as usual, with some brown marks and stains. Good margins. Size of sheet : 345 x 212 mm. German text and on verso.
In 1552, while Staden was out hunting with his guide, not far from the fort at Bertioga, he found himself surrounded by shouting Indians. Although the guide escaped, Staden was captured and his clothes were torn off. The Indians began biting their arms in anticipation of their eating him, and then t... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [A Typical Tupi Feast.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [A Typical Tupi Feast.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 162x192mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper browned as usual, with some brown marks and stain. Some old white tape along bottom margin, lower right corner missing, no loss of map.
Good margins. Size of sheet : 345 x 212 mm. German text and on verso.
Once a year they Indians from all the surrounding villages would get together for a feast. With decorative head-dresses, cloaks and belts of coloured feathers, three or four men would rattle their maracas, which they believed were the spirits talking to them.
They also smoked long tubes with a...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Rituals for those that were dying.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Rituals for those that were dying.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 162x192mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper browned as usual, repair to large tear across print, also lower right corner missing with tiny loss of map.
Good margins. Size of sheet : 345 x 212 mm. German text and on verso.
When one of the villagers was dying, the others would not feed or care for him but sing and danced as usual. Once he was dead though, the women would start lamenting by howling like dogs or wolves. They held each other by the arms for support and continued their howling until the corpse was carried ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Staden forecasts an Indian attack.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Staden forecasts an Indian attack.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 162x192mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper browned as usual. Good margins. Size of sheet : 345 x 212 mm.
German text and on verso. Small piece of white tape top right corner.
Staden told the Indian chief that he could tell the future and, who lived in the nearby village of ‘Arirab’ (probably Cairussú). He predicted an attack from rival Indians and, sure enough, some time later the Tupinikin Indians did attack. Staden asked for, and was given a bow with arrows to defend t... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [The ritual of the killing.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [The ritual of the killing.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 162x192mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper browned as usual. With good margins.
Size of sheet : 345 x 212 mm. German text and on verso.
On the day of the killing, the rope is untied from the prisoner’s neck, then put round his body and pulled tightly from both ends. A fire burns in front of the prisoner, while the chief ceremoniously passes the ‘killing-stick’ between the legs of the prisoner.
He is then allowed to confront th...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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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Estimate
($ 1,550 - 1,900)

Starting bid
$ 1,100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
CHURCHIL, J.,  Brasilia., antique map, old maps CHURCHIL, J. - Brasilia.
London, Printed for A. and J. Churchill, 1703, Uncoloured.. 290x357mm. A good and dark impression. Mint condition with a dark impression.
Very fine decorative map od Brazil with west to the top. From the book "A Collection of Voyages and Travels" by Churchill and the map came from the part containing a description Nieuhoff's travels in Brazil.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 450 - 550)

Starting bid
$ 350
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
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. In very good condition. Wide margins. In lower right engraved 30.
Uncommon edition of this map of the river Amazon.
From Atlas Portatif pour servir a l'intelligence de l'Histoire Philosophique et Politique des etablissements et du commerce des Européens dans les deux Indes.
Prepared by de la Condamine during his visit in 1743 and 1744....
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Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
HARREVELT, E. van/ CHANGUION, D.J.,  Carte du Bresil Prem.Partie..., antique map, old maps HARREVELT, E. van/ CHANGUION, D.J. - Carte du Bresil Prem.Partie...
Amsterdam, 1773, In attractive original o/l colours.. 237x320mm. In very good condition. Wide margins. In lower right engraved "29a."
Uncommon edition of this accurate map of eastern part of Brazil.
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.
Engraved by A.van Krevelt in 1772. Prepared by Jean Baptiste ...
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Estimate
($ 90 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
Colombia
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)
Estimate
($ 100 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 60
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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Estimate
($ 90 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 60
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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Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
KITCHIN, Thomas., Map of the Countries of the South Sea from Panama to Guayquil., antique map, old maps KITCHIN, Thomas. - Map of the Countries of the South Sea from Panama to Guayquil.
London, 1795, Attractive Coloring. 370x240mm. In good condition with right top side re-margined.
A striking map of Central America, including Columbia, Ecuador, Panama, the New Kingdom of Granada and Quito. From Dr. Robertson's 'History of America'.
Thomas Kitchin (1718-1784) worked as a publisher and engraver in London. He produced a large number of maps of every kind for periodicals such...
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Estimate
($ 50 - 100)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 1
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Guyana/Surinam
Bonne, R., La Guyane Françoise, avec partie de la Guyane Hollandoise., antique map, old maps Bonne, R. - La Guyane Françoise, avec partie de la Guyane Hollandoise.
Paris, c. 1770, coloured. 320x215mm. excellent, strong impression.
Rigobert Bonne (1727-1795), French cartographer. His maps are found in a.o. Atlas Moderne (1762), Raynal's Histoire Philos. du Commerce des Indes (1774) and Atlas Encyclopédique (1787-1788).
A map of French Guyana, also depicting a part of Suriname....
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Estimate
($ 70 - 75)

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$ 55
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
HARREVELT, E. van/ CHANGUION, D.J.,  Carte de L'Isle de Caiene et de ses environs., antique map, old maps HARREVELT, E. van/ CHANGUION, D.J. - Carte de L'Isle de Caiene et de ses environs.
Amsterdam, 1773, In attractive original o/l colours.. 223x282mm. In very good condition. Wide margins. In lower right engraved "31."
Uncommon edition of this accurate map of Cayenne.
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. With French text in title cartouche and an additional title in Dutch underneath...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

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$ 50
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KREVELT, A., Carte Particuliere d'une Partie des Riviers de Berbice et de Caroje, Pour L'Intelligence de la Relation Touchant l Revolt des Negres en 1763, antique map, old maps KREVELT, A. - Carte Particuliere d'une Partie des Riviers de Berbice et de Caroje, Pour L'Intelligence de la Relation Touchant l Revolt des Negres en 1763
Amsterdam, 1773, Uncoloured.. 185x270mm. In fine condition with some age toning.

Plan of Berbice, Surinam at the time of the slave revolt of 1763. The slaves revolted and forced the plantation owners out of the country.

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Estimate
($ 150 - 175)

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Starting bid
$ 1
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Condition Rating: 3
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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Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Directorate of Colonial Surveys., Falkland Islands and Dependencies , antique map, old maps Directorate of Colonial Surveys. - Falkland Islands and Dependencies
London, 1948, Original colouring. 380x370mm. In good condition with multiple original folds.
Falkland Islands and Dependencies published by the Directorate of Colonial Surveys printed by the War Office in 1948.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 75 - 95)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Argentina
MONTANUS, A.,  Paraquaria vulgo Paraguay cum adjacentibus., antique map, old maps MONTANUS, A. - Paraquaria vulgo Paraguay cum adjacentibus.
Amsterdam, 1673, Uncoloured.. 287x368mm. Left and right margin cut into scale border. Lower margin cut till neat line. Some age-toning and staining of paper. Repair of split lower part center fold 1cm. into engraved area. Dark imprint.
Detailed map extending from Rio de Janeiro to the Rio de la Plata basin in what is today Argentina.
The title cartouche of this highly decorative map features Indians and South American fauna, while warships battle on the open seas....
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Estimate
($ 350 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 280
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
TALLIS, John., Falkland Islands and Patagonia., antique map, old maps TALLIS, John. - Falkland Islands and Patagonia.
London, ca. 1850, Colored. 330x245mm. In good condition with dark print and nice coloring! With uneven age-toning.
Two very decorative steel-engraved maps on one sheet. Both maps are very detailed with place names, rivers, hills, islands, bays, etc.
Attractively illustrated with vignette style views of "Penguins", "Jason Islands", "Sea Eagles"; "Fugeans", and "Christmas Sound Tierre del Fuego"....
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Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
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)
Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 50
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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Estimate
($ 300 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Peru
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [How Incas wrought their gold.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [How Incas wrought their gold.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 162x192mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper browned as usual, white tape along bottom margin, tear to left margin (3 cm). With good margins.
Size of sheet : 345 x 212 mm. German text and on verso.
The goldsmiths of Huayna-Capac were master craftsmen who wrought gold into magnificent artefacts with the simplest of tools. They used clay furnaces, heated by coals and blown by many men using tubes, rather than bellows.
When the gold was molten it was poured into ingots and wrought into all ...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
TALLIS, John., Peru & Bolivia., antique map, old maps TALLIS, John. - Peru & Bolivia.
London, ca. 1850, Original outline colors. 325x240mm. A very nice example with dark print. No central fold and wide margins!
A very decorative steel-engraved map extending from Guayaquil southwards until the Atacama. Very detailed with place names, rivers, hills, bays, etc.
Attractively illustrated with vignette style views of "Swimming couriers of Peru", "Tarja", "Potosi", "Lima"....
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Estimate
($ 95 - 125)

Bid received
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Venezuela
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Venezuelan Indians kill Spanish Monks.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Venezuelan Indians kill Spanish Monks.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 162x192mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper browned as usual, with good margins.
Size of sheet : 345 x 212 mm. German text and on verso.
Some monks crossed from Cubagua to the Venezuelan mainland to spread the message of Christianity to the Indians. Along with them went other Spaniards who wanted to barter with the natives. The Indians, however, were already weary of Spanish interference so, early one morning, they massacred as many ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
TALLIS, John., Venezuela, New Granada, Equador, and The Guayanas., antique map, old maps TALLIS, John. - Venezuela, New Granada, Equador, and The Guayanas.
London, ca. 1850, Colored. 245x323mm. A very nice example with dark print. No central fold and wide margins!
A highly decorative steel-engraved map from Panama to French Guayana. Very detailed with place names, rivers, hills, bays, etc.
Attractively illustrated with vignette style views of "Fall of Bogota", "Chimborazo", and "Panamaribo"....
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Estimate
($ 80 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3

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