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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 4,450  

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)
$ 7,000
Approx. Euro 6,230  

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 218  

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 withi... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,115  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
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 harb...
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$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,780  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3

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