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Central America
MIGEON, J.,  Amérique Centrale., antique map, old maps MIGEON, J. - Amérique Centrale.
Paris, 1874, Original colours.. 275x400mm. Steel engraving in very good condition.
Decorative map of Central America from Géographie Universelle, Atlas Migeon. With an inset map of the Isthmus of Panama lower left corner and a panoramic view of Mexico City upper right corner. Oklahoma is Indian Territory. Published by J. Migeon.
From one of the last decorative atlases...
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$ 70
Approx. Euro 64  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MORTIER, P.,  Carte Particuliere de Isthmus ou Darien qui Comprend le Golfe de Panama &c. Cartagena, et les Isles aux Environs., antique map, old maps MORTIER, P. - Carte Particuliere de Isthmus ou Darien qui Comprend le Golfe de Panama &c. Cartagena, et les Isles aux Environs.
Amsterdam, 1720, In original o/l colours.. 600x850mm. Light water stain in lower part of center fold. Short margins. Several foldings as issued. Dark impression.
Finely executed map of a portion of Central America, extending from the East Coast of Nicaragua and Costa Rica in the northwest to Cartagena and Santa Martha in modern Columbia in the East, and centered on the Isthmus of Darien and Gulf of Panama.
An insert in the lower right shows the thriving...
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$ 1,250
Approx. Euro 1,138  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HERRERA y TORDESILLAS, A. de.,  Descripcion del audiencia de Guatimala 6, antique map, old maps HERRERA y TORDESILLAS, A. de. - Descripcion del audiencia de Guatimala 6
Amsterdam, Michel Colin, 1622, Uncoloured.. 212x291mm. Paper very slightly age toned as usual. A very good and dark impression.
The earliest map to include information from the previously secret manuscript maps of the Spanish cosmographer, Juan López de Velasco, showing part of Central America, including southern Yucatan, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama.
. From Antonio de Herrera y Tordesillas Description...
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$ 400
Approx. Euro 364  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DESNOS/ BRION,  Guayane, Terre Ferme Isles Antilles. . ., antique map, old maps DESNOS/ BRION - Guayane, Terre Ferme Isles Antilles. . .
Paris, 1790, In original colours.. 282x480mm. In good condition.
Map showing Mexico, Cuba, Central America. Left and right a box with geographical information for each part country on the continent.
Prepared by Louis Brion de la Tour and published by Louis Charles Desnos, active in Paris at rue St.Jacques....
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$ 200
Approx. Euro 182  

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Condition Rating: 3
BONNE, R.,  L'Ancien et le nouveau Mexique avec la Floride.., antique map, old maps BONNE, R. - L'Ancien et le nouveau Mexique avec la Floride..
Paris, 1781, Coloured.. 345x235mm. A good impression.
Covering Florida, Texas, western part of Cuba and central America. Showing dozens (100+) of place names, extensive river systems, mountain ranges and featuring the Gulf of Mexico. Prepared by R.Bonne and included in his Atlas Ecyclopédique..
Rigobert Bonne (1727-1795) was engineer, mathe...
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 228  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE WIT, F,  Nova Hispaniae, Chili, Peruviae, et Guatimalae Littorae.., antique map, old maps DE WIT, F - Nova Hispaniae, Chili, Peruviae, et Guatimalae Littorae..
Amsterdam, 1660, In attractive original colours.. 486x560mm. In very good condition. On several places paper underlaid for protective reason, due to oxidation of green paint.
A superbly decorative chart, oriented with north to the left of the sheet, covering the coasts of Central America, Peru, Chile, Jamaica and part of Cuba and Porto Rico.
Sailing ships occupy the seas and a large cartouche shows European sailors and traders, an Indian, cherubs and mythical figures...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,365  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE WIT,F,  Nova Hispaniae, Chili, Peruviae, et Guatimalae Littorae.., antique map, old maps DE WIT,F - Nova Hispaniae, Chili, Peruviae, et Guatimalae Littorae..
Amsterdam, 1675, In attractive original colours.. 486x560mm. In very attractive original colours. Laid down on canvas for protective reasons.
A superbly decorative chart, oriented with north to the left of the sheet, covering the coasts of Central America, Peru, Chile, Jamaica and part of Cuba and Porto Rico.
Sailing ships occupy the seas and a large cartouche shows European sailors and traders, an Ind...
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$ 1,650
Approx. Euro 1,502  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VAUGONDY, R. de,  Partie du Mexique ou de la Nouvelle Espagne Où se trouve l'Audience de Guatimala., antique map, old maps VAUGONDY, R. de - Partie du Mexique ou de la Nouvelle Espagne Où se trouve l'Audience de Guatimala.
Paris, later than 1749, In original o/l colours.. 162x238mm. Very crisp and fine image. Water staining along upper border, just entering the engraved area. Good condition.
Nice small map of Central America, extending from the Yucatán Peninsula to Panama. From Atlas Portatif Universel, by Robert de Vaugondy.
From Atlas Portatif Universel, by Robert de Vaugondy.
Page 89 outside border top right. Mary Sponberg Pedley does not mention ...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 91  

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Condition Rating: 3
BELLIN, J.N. / ARKSTEE / MERKUS,  Three maps of Central American interest., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. / ARKSTEE / MERKUS - Three maps of Central American interest.
Leipzig, 1753, Uncoloured.. 195x288mm. In very good condition.
Lot with three maps : "Karte von den Laendern Nicaragua und Costa Rica. . " (200x169mm.) , " Karte von den Provinzen Cartagena, S.Martha und Venezuela. . . " (195x288mm.) and "Karte von der Erdenge Panama. . ." (193x291mm.). Published in: Allgemeine Historie der Reisen zur Wasser und zu Lande: ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 150
Approx. Euro 137  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MONTANUS, A.,  Yucatan . . . Et Guatimala Conventus Iuridicus., antique map, old maps MONTANUS, A. - Yucatan . . . Et Guatimala Conventus Iuridicus.
Amsterdam, 1673, Uncoloured.. 286x363mm. Margins cut short. Some age-toning and staining of paper. Dark imprint. Repair of a split lower part center fold, 1cm. Into engraved area.
Very attractive map encompassing the Mexican heartland, the Yucatan peninsula, and the old Spanish Audiencia of Guatemala including Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and part of Panama.
Rich in topographical detail and place names. Embellished with several warships and a splendid title cartouche ...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 410  

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Condition Rating: 4
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [How the Indians cured the Spanish thirst for gold….by pouring it  down their throats!], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [How the Indians cured the Spanish thirst for gold….by pouring it down their throats!]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 165x200mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned as usual, left margin tight, stains and soil marks to margins etc.
Size of sheet : 345 x 217 mm. German text.
A brutal scene depicting native Indians tying down Spanish men and pouring liquid gold down their throats. Scenes of cannibalism in the background.

In 1631 Johann Ludwig Gottfried, inherited the Theodor De Bry’s publishing firm, among the illustrated accounts of the expeditions of Magella...
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$ 80
Approx. Euro 73  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Nicaraguan's dancing.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Nicaraguan's dancing.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 150x185mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper toned as usual, some staining to margins and plate, some crude repairs to lower left and lower margins. Size of sheet : 345 x 212 mm.
German text and on verso.
Each province organized its own festivities and people would come to a place of open land therein, which had been swept clean for dancing. The dancers were accompanied by pipers, drummers and singers, while others would wave fans or rattles made from gourds, or shells tied to their legs and arms. Du... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 100
Approx. Euro 91  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Costa Rica
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Indian caciques are held for ransom.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Indian caciques are held for ransom.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 150x185mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper toned as usual, some staining to margins and plate. Large repair to lower right margin. Size of sheet : 345 x 212 mm.
German text and on verso.
Gutierrez held the Indian caciques ransom. He said they would be released in exchange for enough gold to fill a basket six times over. Later some of the Indians bought gold ornaments of birds and animals - of value equivalent to about two thousand ducats but still the prisoners were not released. Th... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 100
Approx. Euro 91  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Guatemala
BUCHON, J.A.,  Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique de Guatimala., antique map, old maps BUCHON, J.A. - Carte Geographique, Statistique et Historique de Guatimala.
Paris, 1825, In original colours.. 435x650mm. In mint condition, only a tiny wormhole. Wide margins etc.
A nice detailed map of Guatemala from Buchon's Atlas Gégraphique Statistique, historique et chronologique des deux Ameriques et des isles adjacentes traduit de l'atlas exécuté en Amerique d'aprés Lesage, avec des nombreuses corrections et augmentations, Paris 1825. An elegant Parisian public... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 100
Approx. Euro 91  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
Panama
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [First sighting of the Pacific Ocean.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [First sighting of the Pacific Ocean.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 162x195mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper toned as usual, some staining to margins and plate, small tear to bottom margin. Size of sheet : 345 x 212 mm.
German text and on verso.
In 1511, Nuñez de Balboa formed a colony on the banks of the Atrato, in the Gulf of Uraba. Two years later he set off from there in search of a vast sea, which the Indians told them, lay to the south. On the way his soldiers began quarrelling over some pearls, which they had stolen from the province... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 150
Approx. Euro 137  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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 73  

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Condition Rating: 3
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Pizarro forms a pact with Almagro.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Pizarro forms a pact with Almagro.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 162x195mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper toned as usual, some staining to margins and plate. Size of sheet : 345 x 212 mm.
German text and on verso.
On his way back from Spain with the royal consent to conquer Peru, Pizarro forms a pact with Almagro in Panama. In order to ensure the pact was binding, they both swore an oath on the Host, held up publicly by the priest, Hernando de Luque, for all to see. Pizarro then went on to Peru, with 150 sold... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 150
Approx. Euro 137  

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Condition Rating: 3
GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [Plans in Panama for the conquest of Peru.], antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [Plans in Panama for the conquest of Peru.]
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 152x190mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper toned as usual, some staining to margins and plate. Size of sheet : 345 x 212 mm.
German text and on verso.
Having sworn co-operation and agreement to share between them the riches they hoped to find in Peru, Francisco Pizarro, Diego de Almagro and the priest Hernando de Luque, planned how they were going to conquer that province. This strange partnership between two conquistadors and a Catholic priest ha... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 80
Approx. Euro 73  

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Condition Rating: 3
Pacific Ocean
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 223  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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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$ 4,500
Approx. Euro 4,095  

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 6,370  

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 harb...
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$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,820  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3

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