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Madagascar & other Islands
DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C.,  Isle St. Maurice. Ins. cygnae a Lusit, a nostris Maurity nomine indigitata, sita ad 21um gradum ab Equinoctiali Meridiem versus inventa et detecta Decima-jctava die mensis septembris anno 1598., antique map, old maps DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C. - Isle St. Maurice. Ins. cygnae a Lusit, a nostris Maurity nomine indigitata, sita ad 21um gradum ab Equinoctiali Meridiem versus inventa et detecta Decima-jctava die mensis septembris anno 1598.
Amsterdam, E. Roger, 1702, Uncoloured.. 140x197mm. Vertical folds as issued. Very good condition.
A bay at ST. Mauritius, a small island located in the South-West Indian Ocean, off the east coast of Madagascar.
Mauritius is well known for the Dodo, the extinct bird. The Dutch came in the early 17th century and named the island Mauritius after Prince Maurice de Nassau. They exploited severe...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MANVILLETTE, Jean Baptiste de., Carte des Isles du Cap-Verd. . ., antique map, old maps MANVILLETTE, Jean Baptiste de. - Carte des Isles du Cap-Verd. . .
Paris, ca 1775, Uncoloured.. 480x330mm. In very good condition, some light foxing to margins etc. Wide margins.
A nice large chart of the Cape Verde Islands off the N.W. coast of Africa in the Atlantic Ocean. The Cape Verde Islands are an archipelago of ten volcanic islands, that were uninhabited until the fifteenth century, when they were discovered and colonised by the Portuguese.
In former times the ...
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Estimate
($ 80 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
TALLIS, John., Natal and Kaffraria., antique map, old maps TALLIS, John. - Natal and Kaffraria.
London, 1851, In original o/l colours.. 350x240mm. In very nice condition, light age toned around the edges. Good margins, and a nice impression. NO centerfold.
Tallis' map of Natal and Kaffraria, with vignettes of Port Natal and Durban atlas. This map was printed from a steel engraving by John Rifkin for Tallis’s The Illustrated Atlas, and Modern History of the World, Geographical, Political Commercial & Statistical, which was edited by R. Montgomer... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 90 - 110)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
OLTRAMARE, M., Carte des champs d'or du Witwatersrandt dans les districts de Pretoria, Heidelberg, Potchefstroom (Transvaal), indiquant l'orientation et la position des filons aurifères, ainsi que les concessions actuellement exploitées. . ., antique map, old maps OLTRAMARE, M. - Carte des champs d'or du Witwatersrandt dans les districts de Pretoria, Heidelberg, Potchefstroom (Transvaal), indiquant l'orientation et la position des filons aurifères, ainsi que les concessions actuellement exploitées. . .
Paris, 1895, Colour printed.. 920x620mm. Folds, good condition.
Very large map indicating the orientation and the position of the gold mines, prepared by A. Oltramare, Maison de Banque à Paris. 27 rue Laffitte.
Printed by Charles Verneau, 114 rue Oberkampf in Paris....
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Estimate
($ 120 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
JOHNSTON, W. & A.K., Fight at Thaba Myama 20th January, 1900., antique map, old maps JOHNSTON, W. & A.K. - Fight at Thaba Myama 20th January, 1900.
Edinburgh, London, ca 1900, In original colours.. 255x530mm. In very good condition, with multi-folds as issued. Light age toning, and lower half of left margin trimmed.
[Plan no.5] A nice and detailled plan of the 'Fight at Thaba Myama', which took place 20th January 1900, between the Republic of South Africa and the Orange Free State and British Forces during the early months of the second Boer War campaign.
The fight took place only a short distance, to the...
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($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
JOHNSTON, W. & A.K., Battle of Driefontein, 10th March, 1900. Situation about 5.30pm., antique map, old maps JOHNSTON, W. & A.K. - Battle of Driefontein, 10th March, 1900. Situation about 5.30pm.
Edinburgh, London, ca 1900, In original colours.. 310x320mm. In very good condition, with multi-folds as issued. Light age toning, and lower half of left margin trimmed.
[Plan no.4] The Battle of Driefontein on the10th March 1900 followed on the Battle of Poplar Grove in the Second Boer War between the British Empire and the Boer republics, in what is now South Africa.
In the first half of 1900, the British made an offensive towards the two Boer republic capit...
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($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
JOHNSTON, W. & A.K., Battle of Poplar-Grove, 7th March, 1900. Situation about 8.00am., antique map, old maps JOHNSTON, W. & A.K. - Battle of Poplar-Grove, 7th March, 1900. Situation about 8.00am.
Edinburgh, London, ca 1900, In original colours.. 440x330mm. In very good condition, with multi-folds as issued. Light age toning, and lower half of left margin trimmed.
[Plan no.3] Battle of Poplar Grove. was an incident on the 7th March 1900 during the Second Boer War in South Africa. It followed on from the Relief of Kimberley as the British Army moved to take the Boer capital of Bloemfontein.
The Boers were demoralised following the surrender of Piet Cronj...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
JOHNSTON, W. & A.K., Positions in Natal. Beginning and Middle of January, 1900., antique map, old maps JOHNSTON, W. & A.K. - Positions in Natal. Beginning and Middle of January, 1900.
Edinburgh, London, ca 1900, In original colours.. 440x330mm. In very good condition, with multi-folds as issued. Light age toning, and lower half of left margin trimmed. Old repair to tear on verso.
[Plan no.2] A detailed plan of British and opposing Boer Forces as they were in the January of 1900, at the beginning of the second Boer War campaign.
It shows the British 4th Division surrounding the township of Ladysmith, and heavily fortified British positions to the south of Colenso, and t...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
JOHNSTON, W. & A.K., [Sketch 1] View of the Boer position as seen from the naval guns on 14th Dec 1899 / Sketch of the country round Colenso taken on the right bank., antique map, old maps JOHNSTON, W. & A.K. - [Sketch 1] View of the Boer position as seen from the naval guns on 14th Dec 1899 / Sketch of the country round Colenso taken on the right bank.
Edinburgh, London, ca 1900, In original o/l colours.. 310x350mm. In very good condition, light age toning, multi-folds as issued, lower left margin trimmed, as is usual.
[Map no.5] A pair of Boer War sketches. The first shows land sections of Groblers Kloof, Ladysmith, Fort Wylie, Colenso, Hlangwane Hill and the Tugela River, as seen from the sea by British offshore naval guns.
The second sketch depicts the physical country around the town of Colenso in Natal...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2