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GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.,  [How natives of Paria cope with illness] / Vespucci reaches Lake Maracaibo].., antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY. - [How natives of Paria cope with illness] / Vespucci reaches Lake Maracaibo]..
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633, Uncoloured.. 147x175mm. Copper plate engraving on text sheet. Paper lightly browned and stained, as is usual. A lower corner is missing. Some minor ink stains. Size of sheet: 345 x 222 mm. German text and on verso.
Two engravings. [421b] When the natives of those parts, they were bathed in a cold stream, then chased round a blazing fire until they had dried out. Then they were put to bed and great care was taken to ensure their loins were dry. Vomiting was overcome by fasting for three or four days and paying ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, W., VENEZUELA cum parte Australi Novae Andalusiae., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - VENEZUELA cum parte Australi Novae Andalusiae.
Amsterdam, 1635, Old colouring.. 480x375mm. The map is restored nicely and pasted on to a thick paper. For that reason, the text on the verso is covered.
A nice example of Blaeu's map showing two compass roses, a lovely cartouche and a ship. In the land are shown mountains, trees an exotic bird and a sheep.
From the first Dutch edition 'Tonneel Des Aerdrycx ofte Nieuwe Atlas.' ...
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Estimate
($ 400 - 500)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 35
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
BLAEU, W.,  Venezuela cum parte Australi Novae Andalusiae., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Venezuela cum parte Australi Novae Andalusiae.
Amsterdam, ca. 1644, In attractive strong original colours.. 375x490mm. A good and dark impression. In good condition. French text on verso.
A finely engraved, decorative map of Venezuela. The islands of Trinidad and Tobago, Margarita, Aruba and Curaçao are shown. Local animals are depicted, sheep, birds, monkeys.
With a decorative title cartouche held aloft by a pair of winged cherubs and a handsome pair of compass roses, galleon e...
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Estimate
($ 600 - 750)

Starting bid
$ 450
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Bellin, J.N., Carte des Provinces de Cartagene, S. Marthe et Venezuela, 1754. , antique map, old maps Bellin, J.N. - Carte des Provinces de Cartagene, S. Marthe et Venezuela, 1754.
Amsterdam, 1759, fine later colouring. 192x288mm. good
Jaques Nicolas Bellin (1702-720) was the most important French hydrographer of the 18th century. Sea-atlas 'Hydrographique Français' , 1756-65, atlas to accompany Prévost d' Exile's ' Histoire. des Voyages', 1738-75.
A map of Colombia and the west part of Venezuela, also depicting Aruba, Bonaire ...
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Estimate
($ 125 - 150)

Bid received
$ 90
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3

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