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GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY., [Vespucci lands on the Island of Itius.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Vespucci lands on the Island of Itius.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 155x177mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned as usual, lower right corner missing, ink stains, lightly soiled.
Size of sheet : 345 x 215 mm. German text.
According to the esteemed historian, Las Casas,‘Itius cannot be other than the islands we reach coming from Spain, named Guadeloupe and Dominica.
When Vespucci and his Spanish companions tried to land there, they encountered resistance from about four hundred Indians, who fought them off...
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Estimate
($ 80 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, W.,  Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali cum Terris adiacentibus., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali cum Terris adiacentibus.
Amsterdam, 1635, In original colours.. 380x518mm. Paper washed and colours touched up. Split in lower part center fold [2,5 cm into the engraved area], professionally repaired. A good and dark impression.
General map of the West Indies extending from Virginia to the mouth of the Orinoco, and destined to be copied in various shapes by many other publishers. Title cartouche top left incorporates various marine fauna.
This is a derivative of Hessel Gerritsz' chart of c. 1631. The nomenclature of t...
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Estimate
($ 1,500 - 1,800)

Starting bid
$ 1,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BLAEU, W.,  Insulae Americanae in Oceanus Septentrionali cum Terris.., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Insulae Americanae in Oceanus Septentrionali cum Terris..
Amsterdam, 1644, In attractive strong original colours.. 378x518mm. Generally in very fine condition. A good and dark impression. French text on verso.
General map of the West Indies extending from Virginia to the mouth of the Orinoco, and destined to be copied in various shapes by many other publishers.
Title cartouche top left incorporates various marine fauna. This is a derivative of Hessel Gerritsz' chart of c. 1631. The nomenclature of th...
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Estimate
($ 1,200 - 1,800)

Starting bid
$ 750
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DONCKER, H.,  Pascaerte vande Caribische Eylanden, vande Barbados tot aende Bocht van Mexico ‘t Amsterdam By Hendrick Doncker. . ., antique map, old maps DONCKER, H. - Pascaerte vande Caribische Eylanden, vande Barbados tot aende Bocht van Mexico ‘t Amsterdam By Hendrick Doncker. . .
Amsterdam, 1659, In original colours.. 430x540mm. Lightly age toned , dark impression. On ply-paper. Split lower part center fold.
First state. Rare. “This chart appeared in the first edition of Hendrick Doncker’s Zee-Atlas, of which no surviving example is known” -- Burden. This is an example of the rare first edition of the plate, made in 1659. Strongly based on the famous Gerritsz’ chart of c.1631, this chart “illustrates... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 2,500 - 3,000)

Bid received
$ 2,400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
MALLET, A.M., Isles Caribes., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - Isles Caribes.
Paris, 1683, Uncoloured.. 148x103mm. Very good condition and imprint.
A very handsome small map of the Caribbean, extending to include the shores of northern South America. The map is inserted in a prospective view of the Caribbean Sea, where some vessels are involved in a naval combat.
From the French text edition of Description d'Univers, 1683. by Allain Manne...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 65
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CHATELAIN, H.,  Particularitez Curieuses de l'Ile de St. Christophle et de la Province de Bemarin . . ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Particularitez Curieuses de l'Ile de St. Christophle et de la Province de Bemarin . . .
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 374x482mm. Centerfold repaired. Else in very good condition.
Six meticulously detailed and engraved scenes of the island of St. Kitts, also known as Saint Christopher, and the province of Bemarin, indigenous plants, animals, reptiles, fish, crustaceans and insects.
On a single sheet from Volume Six of Chatelain's "Atlas Historique".
From left...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 95)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VAUGONDY, R., Les Isles Antilles., antique map, old maps VAUGONDY, R. - Les Isles Antilles.
Paris, 1748, In original outline colouring.. 165x230mm. In very fine condition.
Pleasing example of De Vaugondy's scarce map of the Caribbean. Note how Florida looked in the upper left corner. The map appeared in Vaugondy's "Atlas Portatif."
Gilles Robert de Vaugondy (1688–1766), also known as Le Sieur or Monsieur Robert, and his son, Didier Robert de Vaugondy (c.1723–1...
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Estimate
($ 175 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 135
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HINTON, J., A New & Accurate Map of the West Indies and the adjacent Parts of North & South America., antique map, old maps HINTON, J. - A New & Accurate Map of the West Indies and the adjacent Parts of North & South America.
London, 1755, In attractive strong original colours.. 265x375mm. In good overall condition, with folds as issued. Lower right margin in facsimile as is usual. Some margins slim. Lightly age toned, and stain to upper left margin.
A delightful map of the West Indies, and neighbouring parts, from The Universal Magazine, vol. 17, July-Dec. 1755. Map features a very decorative title cartouche. Shows the Caribbean from the Gulf of Mexico, to parts of Eastern Mexico, Central America, and the very top of South America. The i... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BELLIN, J., Carte de l’Isle de la Guadeloupe., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J. - Carte de l’Isle de la Guadeloupe.
Paris, 1758, Uncoloured. 210x310mm. In fine condition with multi folds as issued.
Jacques Bellin's elegant map of Guadeloupe, and the adjacent islands of Les Sainte and Marie Galante.
With excellent topographical details, many place names, radiating rhumb lines, and two rococo cartouches (title and mileage scale).
From the atlas of Prevost's Histoire Generale des V...
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Estimate
($ 130 - 165)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ARROWSMITH, John.,  West Indies., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, John. - West Indies.
London, 1839, In original o/l colours.. 480x600mm. In good condition, with only light foxing.
A fine, detailed steel engraved map comprising Florida, Bahamas, Cuba, Haiti, Jamaica, the Windward, and the Leeward Islands, the northern Columbian coastline, Panama, Guatemala, Honduras, and the Yucatan peninsula. Small inset map bottom left corner.
The Arrowsmith family members were among th...
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Estimate
($ 270 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 180
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE OF THE ADMIRALTY.,  West Indies [chart] from Belize to Cabo Catoche., antique map, old maps HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE OF THE ADMIRALTY. - West Indies [chart] from Belize to Cabo Catoche.
London, 1839, Uncoloured.. 630x475mm. In good general condition, some old repairs to short nicks and tears to right margin. Later MS Admiralty markings to chart over the years since original publication.
Official stamps on blank verso. Some discolouration to part verso. Light soiling.
An British Admiralty chart of a portion of the eastern coast of Belize (or British Honduras as it was) north to the northern most point, Cabo Catoche, on the Mexican Yucatan Peninsula.
The chart also extends to the western extremity of Cuba. Chart also features a large compass, soundings in fat...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3

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