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Tierra Nueva.

Uncommon first edition of this early map of the east coast is an enlarged version of Giacomo Gastaldi map published in 1548. Nomenclature and cartography are unchanged, w...

$1000 / ≈ €936
Maker / Publisher: RUSCELLI, G.
Place & Date: Venice, 1561

 


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 / ≈ €1029
Maker / Publisher: DE BELLEFOREST, F.
Place & 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 / ≈ €5146
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1579

 


Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio

Woodcut map by based on Abraham Ortelius' classic map of 1570, with the huge bulge in the southwest coastline of South America, the Ortelian western coastline of North Am...

$1900 / ≈ €1778
Maker / Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Place & Date: Basel, ca. 1588

 


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 / ≈ €6082
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1592

 


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...

$1400 / ≈ €1310
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1592

 


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...

$1400 / ≈ €1310
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1592

 


Occidentalis Americae partis.

The most beautifully engraved early map of the Caribbean, including Florida and the Southeast. The map includes representations of Columbus' ships and various notes regar...

$6500 / ≈ €6082
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1594

 


(Island of Pearls) Perlarum insula ob unionum copiam sic dicta.

A depiction of Cubagua as the Perlarum Insula (Island of Pearls), with in the foreground, two large ships send dinghies toward busy Native Americans collecting pearl oyst...

$250 / ≈ €234
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1594

 


Cacodemon attacking the savages.

Cacodemon ("evil spirit") attacking the savages. Read more about "Les Grand Voyages" by Theodore De Bry [+]

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1594

 


Arcis Carolinae delineatio [Jacksonville]

Depicting Fort Caroline in Jacksonville, Florida. A French expedition, organized by Protestant leader Admiral Gaspard de Coligny and led by the French Explorer Jean Ribau...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1594

 


[The French left in Fort Charles suffer the scarcity of provisions.]

An Indian town visited by the French of Charlesfort in search for food. After a drawing by LeMoyne. Charlesfort-Santa Elena is on what is now Parris Island, South Carolin...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1594

 


Pisces in mari alati [flying fish attack]

Flying fish attacking a Portuguese ship in the West Indian Waters.Read more about "Les Grand Voyages" by Theodore De Bry [+]

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1594

 


Americae Retectio (Allegory of the Discovery of America)

Allegorical scene commemorating the discovery of America. The main image shows Neptune, supporting a Globe, flanked by Flora-representing Florence, and Janus-representin...

$1000 / ≈ €936
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1594

 


Inventio Maris Magallanici.

Allegorical scene allegorical image celebrating the circumnavigation of the earth by Ferdinand Magellan. The image shows Magellan on board of his ship, surrounded by myth...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1594

 


[Columbus is standing in the bow of his ship]

Columbus is standing in the bow of his ship, which is near the shore. He is clad in a long mantle and undercoat, while his armor lies at his feet, and his standard is flo...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1594

 


[Navel battle between Portuguese and French Battle off Buttugar (Brazil).]

Navel battle between Portuguese and French in the seas off the Poti guaran Territories in Brazil.Read more about "Les Grand Voyages" by Theodore De Bry [+]

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1594

 


Plants Lantor, Assa, Pimenta, Mangostan and Pepper.

Lantor is a kind of coconut palm (or Indian nut) with fronds as long as a human body. These fronds are used as paper. Pimenta del Rabo (or cubebe) grows grape-like on tre...

$80 / ≈ €75
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1598

 


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 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1598

 


Peruviae Auriferae Regionis Typus [with] La Florida Auctore Hieron Chiaves [with] Guastecan Reg.

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...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1598

 


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...

$1200 / ≈ €1123
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1598

 


Culiacanae Americae regionis.. / Hispaniolae, Cubae..

Two virtually identically sized inset maps on one sheet, each with a decorative scroll title cartouche. Culiacanae depicts the coastal and inland western region in North ...

$1000 / ≈ €936
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1598

 


Hispaniae novae sive magnae recens et vera descriptio. 1579

This was the standard map of the area for a generation, copied by De Bry, Quad and Hondius. Even though Herrera (Spain's Royal Cosmographer) and Wytfliet worked 20 years ...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1598

 


Culiacanae Americae regionis.. / Hispaniolae, Cubae..

Two separate virtually identically sized inset maps on one sheet, each with a decorative scroll title cartouche. Culiacanae depicts the coastal and inland western region...

$1200 / ≈ €1123
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp 1598

 


Decriptio Hispaniolae.

A miniature map of Hispaniola, (modern day Haiti and Dominican Republic), as well as the extreme eastern parts of Cuba. With a simple strap-work title and a scale in Germ...

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1606

 


Descriptio Tercerae.

An attractive miniature map of The Azorian island of Terceira, in the Atlantic Ocean. Published by Petrus Bertius, in Amsterdam at the turn of the seventeenth century. Di...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1606

 


Sancta Helena.

An attractive small map of the south Atlantic island of St. Helena. Two years after the publication of Linschoten's Itinerario, the first map of St. Helena appeared in 15...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1606

 


Die Spanier gehen gantz Tyraiñsch mit den Indianern umb welche nicht fort kommen mochten . . .

As Pedro de la Gasca advanced from the north with about 1,500 soldiers, the journey from Trujillo to Ayacucho up the Eastern Cordillera was a terrible experience for the ...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 


Gonsaluus Pizarrus wird uberwunden gefangen und enthauptet.

Pizarro returned to Spain in 1528 and appealed to the king to grant him permission to conquer Peru. With him, he brought gold and silver, as evidence of their potential w...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 


Ferdinandus de Soto Hauptmann uber das Kriegssvolck wardt sampt etlichen anderen von Pizarro, zu dem König Atabaliba abgesandt.

Hernando de Soto on horseback greets a native American carrying a scepter in the shape of a sun.They are surrounded by native American and Spanish soldiers. Includes war ...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 


Der König Atabaliba kompt mit grossem Pracht zu Caxamalca an.

The Inca king, Atahualpa or Atabaliba, holding a scepter in the shape of a sun is carried on a litter by native American soldiers. In the background is a fortified city. ...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 


Atabaliba kompt mit Francisco Pizarro ubereyn der Rantzion halben die er für sein erledigung bezahlen solte. . .

Atahualpa or Atabaliba talks to Francisco Pizarro in a room with Spanish soldiers. Includes spears, guns or muskets, and dwellings. Accompanying Pizarro was a monk called...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 


Als dem König Atabaliba zugesagt war dass er widerumb ledig werden solt schickte er die. . .

Spanish soldiers on horseback supervise native Americans who bring gold and silver vessels and statues to a fortified city. Includes vessels, animals such as a lobster, a...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 


Franciscus Pizarrus lässt den König Atabaliba wider verheissene trew und glauben auff . . .

Atahualpa who is chained to his chair is garroted or executed in a room with Spanish soldiers and blacks [slaves]. Includes spears, gun or musket, headdress, pole and rop...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 


Die Stadt Cuzco so die reichste war in gantzen Königreich Peru wirdt von den Spaniern eingenommen.

Spanish soldiers fight in a fortified town against native Americans. Includes guns or muskets, swords, spears, fortifications, and scene of warfare.After Atahualpa was ki...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 


Die Spanier und Indianer halten eine Schlacht für der Stadt Cuzco.

Spanish soldiers, some on horseback, fight before a fortified town against native Americans. Includes guns or muskets, drums, swords, spears, fortifications, and scene of...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 


Didacus Almagrus wird von dem Ferdinando Pizarro in gefängnuss geworffen darinnen strangul. . .

Almagro returned to Cuzco, disillusioned and embittered from his long and fruitless journey south into Chile, where he had been searching for further wealth. This led to ...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 


Die Spanier hawen die Bäume darauff die Indianer ihre wohnung haben mit Axten umb und stürtzen sie herunder.

Native Americans in trees drop stones on Spanish soldiers who attack from the ground. One man chops at a tree trunk while two others hold boards over his head to protect ...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 


Margraff Pizarrus wird von Didoco Almagro dem jüngern mit hülff seiner Bundgenossen in . . .

Almagro’s son planned to take revenge on Pizarro for his father’s death. In 1541, with the help of Juan de Herrada and other Almagro supporters, they besieged Pizzaro...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 


Wie der Indianer Brucken seyen von Seilen zusammen geflochten und vom Farth Guaynacapae.

Native Americans cross a net bridge over a river while one group cuts the end of it causing men to fall into the river and drown. Includes war clubs, spears, bows and arr...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1607