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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 / ≈ €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 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

 


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

 


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

 


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 ...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: PISCATOR,N.J.
Place & 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 / ≈ €1638
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1640

 


Curacao Eylandt.

One of the earliest separate maps of Curaçao. The map has nice topographical detail and features an ornate title cartouche. Published in de Laet's account of the history...

$1900 / ≈ €1778
Maker / Publisher: DE LAET, Joannes
Place & 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...

$16000 / ≈ €14971
Maker / Publisher: VISSCHER, N.J.
Place & 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 / ≈ €4211
Maker / Publisher: DONCKER, H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1659

 


[Printed on silk] Nova Totius Americae Sive Novi Orbis Tabula, Auct. Hugo Allardt.

Hugo Allard’s ca. 1661 map of the Americas, showing California as an island printed on silk. This separately issued map printed on paper is quite rare on the market. T...

$4750 / ≈ €4445
Maker / Publisher: ALLARD, C.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1661

 


Canibales Insulae.

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

$1200 / ≈ €1123
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1670

 


Pascaerte vande Vlaemsche, Soute, en Caribesche Eylanden, als mede Terra Nova,. . .

This fine and scarce sea chart covers the central Atlantic and extends to include the Maritime Provinces, Antilles and the northwest coast of South America, east to the A...

$1750 / ≈ €1638
Maker / Publisher: GOOS, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1672

 


(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 attribution to Willem Blaeu. According to Philip Burden, the map was derived from Cornelius Danckert's 1647 map of the sa...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: ROSSI, G. / BLAEU, W.
Place & 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 / ≈ €2059
Maker / Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Place & 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 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: NOLIN, J.B. / CORONELLI, P.
Place & Date: Paris, 1688

 


Amerique Septentrionale divisée en ses principales parties. . .1692. [California as an Island]

A very good impression of Jaillot's large map of North America, showing California as an Island, based upon Sanson's landmark map of 1656. A first state.The map shows the...

$2500 / ≈ €2339
Maker / Publisher: SANSON, N. / JAILLOT, A.H. / MORTIER, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, c.1692

 


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 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: SCHENK, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1694

 


Stoel des Oorlogs in America Waar in Vertoont Werden Alle Desself Voornaamste Eylande . . .

Large impressive map of the West Indies with the Gulf of Mexico and Florida. The map shows prominently in the center Cuba, Haiti, the Bahamas and Florida, which is here m...

$1500 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: OTTENS, R. and J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, c. 1720

 


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 / ≈ €14036
Maker / Publisher: POPPLE,H / MORTIER, J. and C.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1737

 


Naaukeurige Platte Grond van den Staat en den Loop van Rio de Berbice Met derzelver Plantagien in de Geoctrojeerde Colonie de Berbice Gelegen. . .

Uncommon large-scale map of Berbice with Rio de Berbice and Rio de Canjewith at the bottom left a list of plantation owners. In top 3 x 3 coats of arms in cartouches. The...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: DE LETH, H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1742

 


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 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: SELIGMANN, Ioh. Michael.
Place & 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 / ≈ €2059
Maker / Publisher: LONGCHAMPS, le Sieur.
Place & Date: Paris, 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 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: SCHELTUS, I.
Place & 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 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: HABERMANN, F.
Place & Date: Augsburg 1762

 


Nieuwe gemeten kaart van de colonie de Berbice met der zelver plantagiën en de namen der Bezitters. . .

Re-issue of his map from 1740, without the printed list of owners, with a large added contemp. hand-colored cartouche Relaas van de rebellie, ontstaan op de plantagien in...

$1250 / ≈ €1170
Maker / Publisher: OTTENS, R. / J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca.1763

 


Plan du Port de St Augustin dans la Floride.

This chart shows a plan of the Port of St. Augustine in Florida.The only issue of this version of Bellin's map, slightly larger than the common version. Depths shown by s...

$350 / ≈ €328
Maker / Publisher: BELLIN, J.N.
Place & Date: Paris, 1764

 


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 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: MOUNT & PAGE / BOULTER GRIERSON
Place & 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 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: MOUNT & PAGE / BOULTER GRIERSON
Place & Date: Dublin, 1767

 


A Map of the most Inhabited part of New England containing the Provinces of Massachusetts Bay and New Hampshire, with the Colonies of Connecticut and Rhode Island.

A copper engraving in four sheets, published in Georges Louis Le Rouge, in his "Atlas Ameriqua in Septentrional Contenant les details des differentes provinces, de c...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: LE ROUGE, G. L.
Place & Date: Paris, 1777

 


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 ...

$10000 / ≈ €9357
Maker / Publisher: CLOUET, J. B. L. abbé / MONDHARE, L.
Place & Date: Paris, Cadiz, 1785

 


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 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: BOWEN, Th.
Place & 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 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: SOTZMANN, D.F.
Place & 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 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: SOTZMANN, D.F.
Place & Date: Hamburg, Carl Ernst Bohn, 1797

 


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

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

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: SOTZMANN, D.F.
Place & 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, ...

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&qu...

$4500 / ≈ €4211
Maker / Publisher: DEPOT GÉNÉRAL DE LA MARINE
Place & Date: Paris, 1800

 


Guyana, Surinam, Amapa.

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

$1750 / ≈ €1638
Maker / Publisher: RAIF EFENDI
Place & 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 / ≈ €2573
Maker / Publisher: TANNER, H.S.
Place & Date: Philadelphia, 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 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: DUMONT D'URVILLE, Jules.
Place & 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 / ≈ €328
Maker / Publisher: MCKENNEY, T and HALL, J.
Place & 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 / ≈ €749
Maker / Publisher: WEBER, E.
Place & 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 ...

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 .. a...

$1350 / ≈ €1263
Maker / Publisher: STANSBURY, H./J. W. GUNNISON/CHAS. PRUESS.
Place & Date: Ackerman, New York, 1852

 


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 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: IMRAY AND SON, J.
Place & 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 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: VORZET, Ed. Dumas
Place & 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 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: REQUENA, F.
Place & 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 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: HYDE and Co, A. A.
Place & 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 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: ESCALANTE, E.
Place & 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 / ≈ €1310
Maker / Publisher: TURNER, C.E
Place & Date: England, ca. 1930

 


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 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: THE INTERNATIONAL AT-A-GLANCE CHART CO.
Place & Date: New York & London: International At-A-Glance Chart Co. 1931

 


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 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: THE INTERNATIONAL AT-A-GLANCE CHART CO.
Place & 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 / ≈ €1778
Maker / Publisher: MANCHE, L.
Place & 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 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: U.S. COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY
Place & Date: Washington, 1945

 


Canada.

Decorative poster advertising flights to Canada made by Georges Mathieu. The poster is one of a series of 15 composed of posters of Greece, Israel, Germany, Great Britai...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: MATHIEU, G. / AIR France
Place & Date: Paris, 1967