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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...

$1100 / ≈ €1045
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...

$5500 / ≈ €5227
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...

$2750 / ≈ €2613
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...

$6500 / ≈ €6177
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1592

 

Maris Pacifici.

From the rare Dutch text edition of the Theatrum of which according to van den Broecke only 100 copies are printed.This was the first printed map to be devoted solely to ...

$7500 / ≈ €7127
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1598

 

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...

$1500 / ≈ €1425
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

Aenwysinge van de Stadt Salvador, ende de Baya de Todos Los Santtos.

Extremely rare map of Salvador and Baia de Todos os Santos (Bay of Saints) published by the The Hague publisher Henricus Hondius (not to confuse with the Amsterdam H.Hond...

$1750 / ≈ €1663
Publisher: HONDIUS, H.
Date: The Hague, 1624

 

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 ...

$4500 / ≈ €4276
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 ...

$3000 / ≈ €2851
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 ...

$125 / ≈ €119
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...

$125 / ≈ €119
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633

 

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...

$750 / ≈ €713
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1634

 

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...

$250 / ≈ €238
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 ...

$2200 / ≈ €2091
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1635

 

Terra Firma et Novum Regnum Granatense et Popayan.

A handsome map of modern-day Panama and Colombia. The cartouches and decoration are colored in an artistic way. Very fine and rare with this type of coloring.From "l...

$450 / ≈ €428
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1635-1638

 

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...

$1750 / ≈ €1663
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...

$1750 / ≈ €1663
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 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 ...

$3000 / ≈ €2851
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1640

 

Insulae Americanae in Oceanus Septentrionali cum Terris..

General map of the West Indies extending from Virginia to the mouth of the Orinoco, and destined to be copied in various shapes by many other publishers. Title cartouche ...

$2500 / ≈ €2376
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1647

 

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...

$16000 / ≈ €15205
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...

$2250 / ≈ €2138
Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1657

 

Les deux poles articque ou septentrional et antarticque..

A double hemisphere map to the North and South poles. The North pole is connected to Greenland and Spitzbergen but there is little other detailed coastline in the polar a...

$800 / ≈ €760
Publisher: SANSON, N. / MARRIET, P.
Date: Paris, 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...

$1200 / ≈ €1140
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...

$2750 / ≈ €2613
Publisher: DONCKER, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1658

 

Pascaerte vande Caribische Eylanden, vande Barbados tot aende Bocht van Mexico ‘t Amsterdam By Hendrick Doncker. . .

First state. Rare. “This chart appeared in the first edition of Hendrick Doncker’s Zee-Atlas, of which no surviving example is known” -- Burden. This is an example ...

$4500 / ≈ €4276
Publisher: DONCKER, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1659

 

Poli Arctici, et circumiacentium terrarum descriptio novissima. . .

A re-issue of the Hondius' plate. A particularly decorative map of the North Pole with Iceland. Several Dutch names in Labrador. The toponymy in Canada reflects the conti...

$2500 / ≈ €2376
Publisher: HONDIUS, H. / DE WIT, F.
Date: Amsterdam, 1660

 

Canibales Insulae.

Rare, early Dutch nautical chart of the Caribbean from Puerto Rico southward.

$1200 / ≈ €1140
Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1670

 

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...

$250 / ≈ €238
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...

$450 / ≈ €428
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...

$250 / ≈ €238
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...

$500 / ≈ €475
Publisher: MONTANUS, A.
Date: Amsterdam, 1673

 

Venezuela cum parte Australi Novae Andalusiae.

Most decorative map with two large cartouches and compass-rose, large group of islands at the mouth of the Orinoco, other islands off Venezuela coast: Margarita, Aruba, C...

$400 / ≈ €380
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...

$5000 / ≈ €4751
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...

$225 / ≈ €214
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.

$450 / ≈ €428
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 ...

$7500 / ≈ €7127
Publisher: ROSSI, G. / BLAEU, W.
Date: Rome, 1679

 

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

Rare chart 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 w...

$2200 / ≈ €2091
Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1680

 

Novi Belgii novae que Angliae nec non partis Virginiae..

The third state with Fort Kassimier and Philadelphia and nearby placenames added. To the south the Dutch colony of Nieu Amstel. New nomenclature and a key appear around t...

$5750 / ≈ €5464
Publisher: VISSCHER, N.
Date: Amsterdam, 1684

 

Archipelague du Mexique ou sont les Isles de Cuba..

Scarce map of Caribbean. A visually stunning map with a large title cartouche. This large one-sheet map was produced by the Venetian cosmographer Vincenzo Coronelli when ...

$2000 / ≈ €1901
Publisher: NOLIN, J.B. / CORONELLI, P.
Date: Paris, 1688

 

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 ...

$5000 / ≈ €4751
Publisher: SCHENK, P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1694