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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 / ≈ €1100
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 / ≈ €5500
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 / ≈ €2750
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 / ≈ €6500
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 / ≈ €7500
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 / ≈ €1500
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 / ≈ €1750
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 / ≈ €4500
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 / ≈ €3000
Publisher: MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 

[The dogs of Vasco Nunez de Balboa attacking native Indians]

A brutal scene in which the dogs of the Spanish explorer Vasco Nunez de Balboa, ferociously attack native Indians, while the Spanish look on.In 1631 Johann Ludwig Gottfri...

$80 / ≈ €80
Publisher: GOTTFRIED, J.L. / DE BRY.
Date: Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1633