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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

 

Paraguay o Prov. de Rio de la Plata cum regionibus adiacentibus Tucuman et Sta. Cruz de la Sierra.

Blaeu's map of the Rio de la Plata region of South America. Originally engraved for Jodocus Hondius II, at his death in August 1629 this map was, among 39 other copper pl...

Estimate: $120 - $250
$250 / ≈ €217

Publisher: BLAEU, W
Date: Amsterdam, 1634

 

Venezuela cum parte Australi Novae Andalusiae.

German text on verso. A finely engraved, decorative map of Venezuela. The islands of Trinidad and Tobago, Margarita, Aruba, and Curaçao are shown. With a decorative titl...

Estimate: $500 - $750
$750 / ≈ €652

Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1634

 

Mappa Aestivarum Insularum alias Barmudas.

Blaeu based his work on John Speed's remarkably accurate map of 1626-1627. It shows the island divided into tribes and lots, and below the map itself appear the names of ...

Estimate: $2000 - $2200
$2200 / ≈ €1912

Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1635

 

Virginiae Partis Australis, et Floridae Partis Orientalis.

Blaeu based this map on the Mercator-Hondius of 1606. A number of geographical improvements, however were incorporated, although two large fictions lakes accompanied by e...

Estimate: $1300 - $1750
$1750 / ≈ €1521

Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1640

 

Virginiae Partis Australis, et Floridae Partis Orientalis.

Blaeu based this map on the Mercator-Hondius of 1606. A number of geographical improvements, however were incorporated, although two large fictions lakes accompanied by e...

Estimate: $1200 - $1750
$1750 / ≈ €1521

Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1640

 

Nova America descriptio Per N.Jo Visscher. . .

A beautifully executed and very rare map showing the Americas after Visscher.Published by Jacob Honervogt (c.1590-c.1663) who was a native of Cologne and worked from 1608...

Estimate: $4500 - $5000
$5000 / ≈ €4346

Publisher: HONERVOGT, J.
Date: Paris, ca. 1640

 

Nova Virginiae Tabula.

The map is based on the first state of Smith's map, 1612, and is slightly larger and more expertly engraved. In 1629 the Hondius plate was purchased by Blaeu who deleted ...

Estimate: $2500 - $3000
$3000 / ≈ €2608

Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1640

 

Mappa Aestivarum Insularum alias Barmudas.

Blaeu based his work on John Speed's remarkably accurate map of 1626-1627. It shows the island divided into tribes and lots, and below the map itself appear the names of ...

Estimate: $18000 - $2000
$2000 / ≈ €1738

Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1644

 

Americae Nova Descriptio.

Final state. According to Philip Burden, "this scarce map is America's first single-sheet map with decorative borders." A re-issue of the 1614 plate by Pieter v...

Estimate: $12000 - $16000
$16000 / ≈ €13907

Publisher: VISSCHER, N.J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1652

 

Mexico, Regia et Celebris Hispaniae Novae Civitas ... [on sheet with] Cusco, Regni Peru in Novo Orbe Caput.

Two bird's-eye views on one sheet: Mexico and Cusco.Showing Mexico City and Cusco, the capital cities of the Aztecs and Incas, with the major buildings shown in profile w...

Estimate: $1800 - $2250
$2250 / ≈ €1956

Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1657

 

Tabula Magellanica.

A map with Willem Blaeu's signature, but published by his son Joan, of South America's extremity with the Strait of Magellan and Le Maire Strait.The coastlines are depict...

Estimate: $700 - $1200
$1200 / ≈ €1043

Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1658

 

Pascaerte van Brazil en Nieu Nederlandt van Cuorvo en Flores.

A rare chart of the Atlantic Ocean, from the first edition of Hendrick Doncker's Zee-Atlas, of which no surviving example is known.Although the idea of its unusual covera...

Estimate: $2400 - $2750
$2750 / ≈ €2390

Publisher: DONCKER, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1658

 

Sinus Omnium Sanctoru. Bahia de Todos os Sanctos.

RARE. First Atlas Major issue: originally issued by Blaeu in Casper van Baarle's 'Rerum per Octennium in Brasilia' (1647) dedicated to the former Governor of the Dutch co...

Estimate: $1250 - $1500
$1500 / ≈ €1304

Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1664

 

Guiana sive Amazonum Regio.

Map of Guiana and Amazon extending westwards to Trinidad and Margarita Island, dominated by a huge inland sea north of the Amazon.Embellished with decorative title and sc...

Estimate: $240 - $300
$250 / ≈ €217

Publisher: MONTANUS, A.
Date: Amsterdam, 1673

 

Yucatan . . . Et Guatimala Conventus Iuridicus.

Very attractive map encompassing the Mexican heartland, the Yucatan peninsula, and the old Spanish Audiencia of Guatemala including Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and pa...

Estimate: $360 - $450
$450 / ≈ €391

Publisher: MONTANUS, A.
Date: Amsterdam, 1673

 

Terra Firma et Novum Regnum Granatense et Popayan.

Detailed map of Panama and northwestern South America derived from the Blaeu/Jansson map of the regionFeaturing ships at sea, two compass roses, and two cartouches depict...

Estimate: $240 - $300
$250 / ≈ €217

Publisher: MONTANUS, A.
Date: Amsterdam, 1673

 

Brasila.

Map of Brazil extending from C. Nasou and Parime Lago to the Mouth of the Rio de la Plata. Oriented with West on top.The cartography of the region is quite primitive. The...

Estimate: $480 - $500
$500 / ≈ €435

Publisher: MONTANUS, A.
Date: Amsterdam, 1673

 

Recueil de divers voyages faits en Afrique et en l'Amerique, qui n'ont point esté encore publiez.

First edition of this collection of significant and interesting voyages, edited by a scholar and book collector who served in the employ of Louis XIV before being appoint...

Estimate: $4500 - $5000
$5000 / ≈ €4346

Publisher: JUSTEL, H.
Date: Paris, Louis Billaine, 1674

 

Mexique ou le N.Espagne.

Uncommon miniature map of Mexico, central America and the Gulf of Mexico. From Pierre Duval's La Geographie Universeille dated 1676. Following his Cartes de geographie in...

Estimate: $180 - $225
$225 / ≈ €196

Publisher: DU VAL, P.
Date: Paris, 1676

 

Les Isles Terceres. . .

Uncommon map of the Azores. Engraved by Sommer. Du Val is mentioned as the cartographer and the publisher was Pierre Mariette.

Estimate: $360 - $450
$450 / ≈ €391

Publisher: DU VAL, P.
Date: Paris, c. 1650 - 1676

 

(Totius Americae nova et exacta tabula ex) optimis tum geographorum tum aliorum scriptis collecta et ad hodiernam regnorum principatuum et maiorum partium distinctionem accomodata.

Eastern part of a two sheet map of America, with an attribution to Willem Blaeu. According to Philip Burden the map was derived from Cornelius Danckert's 1647 map of the ...

Estimate: $6000 - $7500
$7500 / ≈ €6519

Publisher: ROSSI, G. / BLAEU, W.
Date: Rome, 1679

 

Pas-kaart vande Zee kusten van Venecuela met de Byleggende Eylanden. . .

Rare of the coast of Venezuela, including the islands of Curaçao, Bonaire, Aruba, etc.The chart has two insets, one (15x22cm) with a map of Curaçao, one smaller with d...

Estimate: $2000 - $2200
$2200 / ≈ €1912

Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1680

 

P.les de la Floride.

Attractive copper engraving, depicting a couple of native people of Florida.From the French text edition of Description d'Univers, 1683. by Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1...

Estimate: $95 - $125
$125 / ≈ €109

Publisher: MALLET, A.M.
Date: Paris, 1683

 

Ples. de la Floride.

A charming view of Floridian natives with bow and arrow.Title in curtain draped at top. French text on verso.From the original 1683 text edition of "Description d'Un...

Estimate: $70 - $100
$100 / ≈ €87

Publisher: MANESSON MALLET, A.
Date: Paris, 1683

 

Is. De Cuba et de Jamaica.

A charming little map of the islands of Cuba and Jamaica with on the horizon the tip of Florida and to the South and West part of the coast of Mexico. Two fleets of ships...

Estimate: $150 - $200
$200 / ≈ €174

Publisher: MANESSON MALLET, A.
Date: Paris, 1683

 

Belgii novi, angliae novae, et partis Virginiae . . .

This example is state 3 of the original Janssonius plate, printed after Schenk acquired the plates at public auction in 1694 from the heirs of Jansson van Waesberge. The ...

Estimate: $4500 - $5000
$5000 / ≈ €4346

Publisher: SCHENK, P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1694

 

Les Costes Aux Environs De La Riviere De Misisipi Decouvertes par Mr. De la Salle en 1683, et reconnues par Mr. Le Chevallier d'Iberville en 1698 et 1699 . . . 1705

A historically significant map of Florida and the Gulf Coast shows especially the Mississippi's estuary in some detail, more or less correctly located.The locations of ma...

Estimate: $1000 - $1200
$1200 / ≈ €1043

Publisher: DE FER, N.
Date: Paris, 1705

 

Nova tabula geographica complectens borealiorem..

A finely engraved pair of maps designed to be cut and joined together to provide a continuous coastline of North America from the Carolinas to Newfoundland and along the ...

Estimate: $3200 - $3500
$3500 / ≈ €3042

Publisher: VISSCHER, N. / SCHENK,P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 

Carte qui contient..Iles & Terres..L'Amerique..Jamaique..

Eight maps on one sheet. From Chatelain's Atlas Historique et Méthodique . Including maps of Bermuda, Jamaica, New England with Long Island, Carolina, Chesapeake and Del...

Estimate: $480 - $500
$500 / ≈ €435

Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Date: Amsterdam 1728

 

Tabula Americae Specialis Geographica Regni Peru, Brasiliae, Terra Firmae & Reg: Amazonum, Secundum relationes de Herrera, de Laet & PP d Acuña & M. Rodriguez . . .

A good and clean copy of Homann's map of the northern part of South America. The map is on the Valley of the Amazon and delineates the Amazon and its labyrinth of tributa...

Estimate: $300 - $400
$400 / ≈ €348

Publisher: HOMANN HEIRS.
Date: Nuremberg, 1728