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Il Cuscho citta principale della provincia del Peru.

A very desirable and scarce item of this decorative and early bid's-eye town-plan of the Inca city of Cuzco. Several figures shown inside the city walls and on the hillsi...

Estimate: $900 - $1100
$1100 / ≈ €956

Publisher: DE BELLEFOREST, F.
Date: Lyons, 1564

 

Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio.

This is the second copperplate of Ortelius' map showing the western hemisphere, showing the prominent bulge in the South American coastline. An important map because of i...

Estimate: $4750 - $5000
$5000 / ≈ €4346

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1579

 

La Florida/ Peruviae Auriferae regionis Typus/ Guastecan.

The Chaves map of Florida is a prime example of an explorer's map since it records the recent discoveries of Cabeza de Vaca, De Soto, and Moscoso. The map revealed little...

Estimate: $1400 - $1750
$2750 / ≈ €2390

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1592

 

Americae Pars Magis Cognita. Chorographia nobilis & opulentae Peruanae Provinciae, atque Brasiliae, . . . MDXCII

First state. Although a map of South America it does include much of what is now the southern United States. There are two elaborate, strap-work cartouches with the one a...

Estimate: $6000 - $6500
$6500 / ≈ €5650

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1592

 

Conibas Regio cum uicinis gentibus.

3rd State. The first printed map of present day central Canada issued by Cornelis van Wytfliet in editions of his Descriptionis Ptolemaicae Augmentum first published in L...

Estimate: $1200 - $1500
$1500 / ≈ €1304

Publisher: WYTVLIET, C. van
Date: Lovain 1597-1600

 

Cusco urbs nobilissima & opule[n]tissima Peruani regni in occide[n]tali parte. . .

Famous town plan of Cuzco, from the first German edition of part VI of de Bry's " Grands Voyages". In this work the conquest of Peu by Pizarro was discribed. Th...

Estimate: $1200 - $1500
$1500 / ≈ €1304

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Hanc Tabulam continens Laetam Pharnambuci.. . [Brazil].

An extremely rare and decorative map of coast-line of Pernambuco. With one inset: In the upper left corner a map of Brazil, with title in five lines Dutch and five lines ...

Estimate: $3600 - $4500
$4500 / ≈ €3911

Publisher: PISCATOR,N.J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 

America sive India Nova.

This map was created by Michael Mercator, grandson of the great Gerard Mercator. It is the only map attributed to him. The map first appeared in 1595, one year after the ...

Estimate: $2700 - $3000
$3000 / ≈ €2608

Publisher: MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 

[Incas lay siege to Cusco.]

Atahualpa’s brother, Manco, organized a long and bloody siege to reoccupy the Inca capital, which eventually spread to open rebellion throughout the land. Pizarro, who ...

Estimate: $120 - $125
$125 / ≈ €109

Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

[The Dutch covalesce on the Isle Santa Clara.]

Many of the Dutch were in poor health after their Atlantic crossing and when they found an island to the north of Rio de Janeiro, called Santa Clara, (I. do Francez) they...

Estimate: $100 - $125
$125 / ≈ €109

Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633