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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

 

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 / ≈ €1750
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1640

 

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 / ≈ €16000
Publisher: VISSCHER, N.J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1652

 

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

 

Canibales Insulae.

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

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

 

(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 / ≈ €7500
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 / ≈ €2200
Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1680

 

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 / ≈ €2000
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 / ≈ €5000
Publisher: SCHENK, P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1694

 

A Map of the British Empire in AMERICA with the French, Spanish and Hollandish Settlements Adjacent Thereto. by Henry Popple. / Nouvelle Carte Particuliere de L'Amerique . . .

The four sheet Dutch edition of Popple's monumental map of North America, in mint condition. Encompassing the West Indies, Florida, Louisiana, Texas and Central America.T...

$15000 / ≈ €15000
Publisher: POPPLE,H / MORTIER, J.& C.
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1737

 

Algemene kaart van Suriname Algemeene kaart van de Colonie of Provintie van Suriname : met de rivieren, districten, ontdekkingen door militaire togten. . .

Uncommon large scale map of of Suriname, indicating the different plantations and their owners. Consists of two glued-together sheets. Completed with funding by the Direc...

$5500 / ≈ €5500
Publisher: DE LETH, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1740

 

Painting of Tupinamba cannibals of Brazil set in a local landscape on wooden panel.

The iconography of this painting is actually directly derived from one of the plates illustrating the third volume of "Grands Voyages" Theodore Bry devoted to B...

$5000 / ≈ €5000
Publisher: Follower of Jan van Kessel
Date: ca. 1750

 

Carolinae Floridae nec non Insularum Bahamensium cum partibus adjacentibus delinatio ad Exemplar Londinense in lucem edita . . . Ao. 1755.

The German edition of this map of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands in full original colors. Published in Seligmann's "Sammlung verschiedener auslaendischer ...

$4000 / ≈ €4000
Publisher: SELIGMANN, Ioh. Michael.
Date: Nuremberg, 1755

 

Carte des Possessions Françoises et Angloises dans le Canada et partie de la Lousiane. . .

Proof state. Here without the decorations around the title cartouche in the what is called in the reference books the first state the cartouche in upper left . No double ...

$2200 / ≈ €2200
Publisher: LONGCHAMPS, le Sieur.
Date: Paris, 1756

 

Carte de l'Amerique Septle. Pour Servir a l'intelligence de la Guerre entre les Anglois et les Insurgents...

Second state of this extremely rare separate publication. This separately issued map is one of the most beautiful of the thirteen American Colonies from the Revolutionary...

$11000 / ≈ €11000
Publisher: BEAURAIN, Jean Chev. de
Date: Paris, ca. 1756

 

Nader prolongatie van het Octroy voor de Westindische Compagnie voor den tyd van nog dertig jaaren. . .

A proclamation by the Dutch States General, dated 1761, extending the charter of the Dutch West India Company for another thirty years. Like the 1730 proclamation, it has...

$1500 / ≈ €1500
Publisher: SCHELTUS, I.
Date: Amsterdam, 1761

 

Vue de Boston vers le Cale du Port.

A view of the port of Boston, the center of New England shipping in the colonial period. The closing of the port after the Boston Tea Party led to the calling of the Firs...

$400 / ≈ €400
Publisher: HABERMANN, F.
Date: Augsburg 1762

 

The Coast of New Found Land From Salmon Cove to Cape Bonavista. . . [together with] The Coast of New Found Land from Cape-Raze to Cape St-Francis.

Two charts showing the coast of New Found Land from Salmon Cove to Cape Bonavista and from Cape-Raze to Cape St-Francis. With inset chart of Trinity HarborGrierson publis...

$2000 / ≈ €2000
Publisher: MOUNT & PAGE / BOULTER GRIERSON
Date: Dublin, 1767

 

The Harbour of Casco Bay and Islands Adjacent Bt Capt. Cyprian Southicke.

The earliest printed chart of Casco Bay, an inlet of the Gulf of Maine on the southern coast of Maine, New England. First issued in 1720 by Mount and Page, it remained in...

$3000 / ≈ €3000
Publisher: MOUNT & PAGE / BOULTER GRIERSON
Date: Dublin, 1767

 

Carte D'Amerique Divisée en ses Principaux Pays. . .

Rare. Uncommon and decorative wall map of America, prepared by Clouet. With superb decorative borders, 170mm wide at the sides and 150mm at the bottom, containing twenty ...

$12000 / ≈ €12000
Publisher: CLOUET, J. B. L. abbé / MONDHARE, L.
Date: Paris, Cadiz, 1785

 

L' Amérique divisée en tous ses pays suivant, les nouvelles observations des plus celébres navigateurs. . . 1788

Rare wall map of the Americas and the north-west part of Africa, published by Jean and Louis Joseph Mondhare. Only mentioned by Tooley as a single chart with the one date...

$2500 / ≈ €2500
Publisher: MONDHARE, L,J. / J.
Date: Paris: Mondhare et Jean, 1788

 

Map of Louisiana from D'Anville's Atlas.

This map presents a highly detailed treatment of the region from Cabo Del Norte to the Apalachiola River, centered on the mouth of the Mississippi and extending inland to...

$750 / ≈ €750
Publisher: BOWEN, Th.
Date: London, 1788

 

New Jersey entworfen von D.F. Sotzmann. Hamburg bey Carl Ernst Bohn 1796 . . . NO.VIII

Extremely rare map of New Hampshire prepared by Daniel Friedrich Sotzmann for Christopher Ebeling's "Erdbeschreibung von Amerika", a project ended after only te...

$5000 / ≈ €5000
Publisher: SOTZMANN, D.F.
Date: Hamburg, Carl Ernst Bohn, 1797

 

Rhode Island entworfen von D.F. Sotzmann. Hamburg bey Carl Ernst Bohn 1798 . . . NO.V

Extremely rare map of Rhode Island prepared by Daniel Friedrich Sotzmann for Christopher Ebeling's "Erdbeschreibung von Amerika", a project ended after only ten...

$5000 / ≈ €5000
Publisher: SOTZMANN, D.F.
Date: Hamburg, Carl Ernst Bohn, 1797

 

La parte orientale dell' antico.. messico con la Florida..

A splendid two-sheet map of Mexico, including California, Arizona, New Mexico, part of Texas, Baja California and Mexico (west part) and of the Southeast Part of the US, ...

$2500 / ≈ €2500
Publisher: CASSINI, G.
Date: Rome, 1798

 

New Yok entworfen von D.F. Sotzmann. Hamburg bey Carl Ernst Bohn 1799 . . . NO.VII

Extremely rare map of New York prepared by Daniel Friedrich Sotzmann for Christopher Ebeling's "Erdbeschreibung von Amerika", a project ended after only ten map...

$6000 / ≈ €6000
Publisher: SOTZMANN, D.F.
Date: Hamburg, Carl Ernst Bohn, 1799

 

Carte des côtes du Golfe du Mexique compris entre la pointe sud de la presqu'Ile de la Floride et la pointe nord de la presqu'Ile d'Yucatan: Dresée d'après le observations et las plans des espagnols, et publièe par ordre du Minstre de la Marine . . .

Detailed and important early chart of the Gulf Coast and Florida and dated 1800. First French edition of "the first printed [map] to show and name Galveston Bay&quo...

$4500 / ≈ €4500
Publisher: DEPOT GÉNÉRAL DE LA MARINE
Date: Paris, 1800

 

Guyana, Surinam, Amapa.

Very rare Ottoman printed map of Guyana, Suriname and Amapa. With Trinidad, inset map of the mouth of the Rivers Essequibo, Courantyne, Suriname with Paramaribo, etc.From...

$1750 / ≈ €1750
Publisher: RAIF EFENDI
Date: Üsküdar (Istanbul), 1803

 

The Traveller's Guide. A Map Of The Roads, Canals And Steam Boat Routes Of The United States ... Designed for the use of Travellers, By H.S. Tanner.

Rare first edition of Tanner's travel map in pocket map form, in it original red leather covers, with the map and no text, as issued. Ristow says the first edition was 18...

$2750 / ≈ €2750
Publisher: TANNER, H.S.
Date: Philadelphia, 1825

 

A Map of North America, Constructed According To The Latest Information . . . Improved to 1825.

It says in the title: "improved to 1825". This milestone map was first issued separately in 1822 and bound in four sheets into Tanner's "New American Atlas...

$15000 / ≈ €15000
Publisher: TANNER, Henry S.
Date: Philadelphia, Henry Tanner, 1825

 

Carte des Iles Hawaii.

A lovely small map of the complete chain of Pacific islands known today as the Hawaiian islands, from Dumont d'Urville's atlas "Voyage pittoresque autour du Monde.&q...

$500 / ≈ €500
Publisher: DUMONT D'URVILLE, Jules.
Date: Paris, 1834

 

A-Na-Cam-E-Gish-Ca. A Chippeway Chief.

Half-length portrait of Anacamegishca, bare-chested, wearing a blanket and a peace medal. A-Na-Cam-E-Gish-Ca (1785-1862) - was a Chippeway Indian Chief. The Chippewa is o...

$350 / ≈ €350
Publisher: MCKENNEY, T & HALL, J.
Date: Philadelphia, 1837

 

20 small lithographed views of Washington DC and Georgetown.

20 small lithographed town-views of Washington DC and Georgetown, cut out from a larger sheet. Showing the East Front of the Capitol, Treasury, Smithsonian Institute, Pre...

$800 / ≈ €800
Publisher: WEBER, E.
Date: Casimir Bohn, Washington, D.C.: 1849

 

Map of the Great Salt Lake And Adjacent Country in the Territory Of Utah. Surveyed in 1849 and 1850, under the orders of Col. J.J. Abert .. by Capt. Howard Stansbury .. aided by Lieut. J.W. Gunnison . . .

Map of the Great Salt Lake and adjacent country in the Territory of Utah made in 1849 and 1850 under the orders of Col. J.J. Abert, Chief of the Topographical Bureau by C...

$1350 / ≈ €1350
Publisher: STANSBURY, H./J. W. GUNNISON/CHAS. PRUESS.
Date: Ackerman, New York, 1852

 

Posesiones de America : Isla de Cuba. . .

Wall size map of land areas showing all of Cuba, part of Florida Keys plus San Adios and Salvador Grande in the Bahamas.Minute topographical, political, and hydrographic ...

$750 / ≈ €750
Publisher: MADOZ, P. / COELLO, F.
Date: Madrid, 1853

 

North Pacific.

Huge three sheet so-called Blue-back sailing chart of the Northern Pacific including China, Korea (with Matu Is. and Liancourt), Japan, Philippines, Kamchatka, Hawaii, Al...

$2000 / ≈ €2000
Publisher: IMRAY AND SON, J.
Date: London, 1868

 

Histoire de la Guerre Civile en Amerique par M. Le Comte de Paris, Ancien Aide de Camp du General Mac Clellan (McClellan). ...

These 30 maps were made by Vorzet to accompany Louis Phillipe d'Orleans' (Comte de Paris) multi volume "Histoire de la Guerre Civile en Amérique". The set incl...

$3000 / ≈ €3000
Publisher: VORZET, Ed. Dumas
Date: Paris. Michel Levy Freres, 1875

 

Mapa geogra´fico de la mayor parte de la Ame´rica Meridional que contiene los paises por donde debe trazarse la li´nia divisoria que divida los dominios de Espan~a y Portugal. . .

Rare first edition of the map drawn by Francisco Requena (1743-1824) after his expedition to the Amazon in order to delineate the boundary between the Spanish and Portugu...

$3000 / ≈ €3000
Publisher: REQUENA, F.
Date: Bourquin, F. Philadelphia, ca. 1876

 

Driving chart of Hartford and vicinity : 15 miles around.

Road map by Albert A. Hyde & Co. of Hartford and vicinity, with the Connecticut River in the center. Published by Albert A. Hyde & Co., in New York and lithograph...

$600 / ≈ €600
Publisher: HYDE & Co, A. A.
Date: New York / Philadelphia, 1884

 

Nuevo plano de la ciudad de Buenos Aires y parte del partido de avellaneda . . .

A rare detailed city plan of Buenos Aires prepared in 1912 by Ernesto Escalante. The plan depicts the city from the Partido de Avellaneda and the Villa Riachuelo to the R...

$1500 / ≈ €1500
Publisher: ESCALANTE, E.
Date: Buenos Aires, 1912

 

Cunard to Canada.

Poster by Charles Eddowes Turner for Cunard lines. The poster shows The NEW SYLVANIA, one of the four new 22,000 - ton Cunarders which are the largest ever built for serv...

$1400 / ≈ €1400
Publisher: TURNER, C.E
Date: England, ca. 1930

 

United States At-A-Glance.

A clever device for demonstrating the statistics of each state, the Area, Population, Highest Elevation, Principal River, Capital, railroad Mileage, Date Entered Union, P...

$300 / ≈ €300
Publisher: THE INTERNATIONAL AT-A-GLANCE CHART CO.
Date: New York & London: International At-A-Glance Chart Co. 1931

 

North and South America At-A-Glance.

A clever device for demonstrating the statistics of each country, the Area, Population, Population per Sq. Mile, Highest Elevation, Principal River, Currency, Capital, Fo...

$300 / ≈ €300
Publisher: THE INTERNATIONAL AT-A-GLANCE CHART CO.
Date: New York & London: International At-A-Glance Chart Co. 1931

 

Rooseveld rekende verkeerd ! De vangarmen van De Dollarpoliep worden afgesneden. . .

An remarkable Anti-American Dutch World War II propaganda poster by Lou Manche, showing an pink octopus, representing the United States, with its tentacles being cut from...

$1900 / ≈ €1900
Publisher: MANCHE, L.
Date: The Netherlands, 1942

 

San Diego Bay. (Chart 5107)

Nautical chart of San Diego Bay of 1945. Printed in black, yellow and purple the "Seaward limit defensive sea area". The water area within the indicated limits ...

$750 / ≈ €750
Publisher: U.S. COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY
Date: Washington, 1945