America

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  • A magnificent wall map in 4 sheets joined of South America published by Robert Sayer (1725 – 1794) and John Bennett (active: 1770-1784) in London in 1775. Depicts the continent in full with inset of the Falkland’s Islands at top right. Heavily detailed map, with countless place names, a large scenic & elaborate cartouche at lower right. The cartouche displays a skirted native in headdress, sack of gold coins, fruits. vegetation, a dog, raft, birds, and a distant river scene with small huts. A descriptive panel at the left margin detailing the “Division of South America with a Summary Account of its’ Trade”. Some minor creases where the folds crossing. Overall in good condition.

    • Author: D’ANVILLE Jean Baptiste Bourguignon
    • Year: 1775
    • Dimension: 990 x 1180 mm
    • Place of publication: London
  • This attractive map shows all of the continent in Zatta?s beautiful style that exemplifies his fine engraving. The map extends to include part of Central America and south to show all of Patagonia and the Straits of Magellan. The title cartouche rests in the lower left corner and features plants and fruit. The map names and delineates each political region, and is filled with place names and good detail of rivers and mountains. [cod.1169/15]

    • Author: ZATTA Antonio
    • Year: 1779
    • Dimension: 300 x 400 mm
    • Place of publication: Venice
  • Amerique

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    Interesting map of America with high detail and beautifull decorative colouring. From Atlas Spheroidal et Universel de Geographie by M.F.A. Garnier published in Paris at Veuve Jules Renouard in 1862. This atlas is exceptional for its “spheroidal” maps of the globe, showing the various continents and poles, shaded to give the effect of a sphere floating in space. The remaining maps are also very well executed and colored. This is the only … [cod.1091/15]

    • Author: GARNIER Francis Marie Joseph
    • Year: 1862
    • Dimension: 680 x 510 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
  • A fascinating engraved map dated third years after the French revolution showing all of North and South America published in Paris by Basset, based upon work of Johann Baptist Nolin. The map includes a large inset map showing the “New Discoveries” in the Northwest part of America, most notably the depiction of prospective routes from Hudson’s Bay and Baffin’s Bay to the Pacific Ocean, based upon information provided by Joseph Nicolas De L’Isle, reporting on…

    • Author: NOLIN Jean Baptiste
    • Year: 1795
    • Dimension: 470 x 680 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
  • Lovely map by Eduard Dumas-Vorzet showing in nice details north America and Canada. At left inset the new polar discoveries on the Smith Sounds. From the famous Atlas Universel d’Histoire et de Geographie by Marie Nicolas Bouillet published in Paris in 1877.

    • Author: Eduard Dumas-Vorzet
    • Year: 1877
    • Place of publication: Paris
    • Dimension: 260 x 200 mm
  • Rare map of America and the discoveries in the Pacific Ocean. Published separately by Eustace Herisson in Paris in 1809 at Bisset. The map shows a large and detailed map of the Americas, the Pacific, New Zealand and the Atlantic Ocean with engraved routes of explorations of Cook, Vancouver and Mackenzie. [cod.1233/15]

    • Author: HERISSON Eustache
    • Year: 1809
    • Dimension: 760 x 520 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
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    A large and detailed chart of Jamaica by Bellin showing its main towns and geographical features and its relation to Cuba and Santo Domingo. Published in Paris in 1753.

    • Author: BELLIN Jacques Nicholas
    • Year: 1753
    • Dimension: 910 x 570 mm
    • Place of publication: Paris
  • A finely engraved copper plate map that covers Chili and most of Argentina. Good detail of the region around Buenos Ayres and the Rio de la Plata. Santiago here is named Rioja. A large inset details Tierra del Fuego and the Strait of Magellan. From “Atlante Novissimo, illustrato ed accresciuto sulle osservazioni, e scoperte fatte dai piu’ celebri e piu’ recenti cartografi” by Antonio Zatta published in Venice in 1779. [cod.1020/15]

    • Author: ZATTA Antonio
    • Year: 1779
    • Dimension: 410 x 315 mm
    • Place of publication: Venice
  • An exceptional 1932 bird’s eye view map of the city of Quebec, Canada by Samuel Herbert Maw. The densely filled map displays parks, buildings, named streets and historic notations embellished by numerous coats of arms and a large compass rose. Born in England, Maw was an architect, delineator, etcher, cartographer and designer. After winning the Sloane Medallion from the Royal Institute of British Architects in 1905 and showing at the Royal Academy in London in 1909, Maw moved to Canada where he spent the remainder of his successful career designing buildings, squares and landmarks. He is best known for his perspective drawings, such as this one, heralded as “a masterpiece of Canadian cartography, a bird’s-eye view of Quebec City, begun in 1926 and completed in 1932, in which he accurately rendered every single building in the Old Town and surrounding area, complete with a hand-drawn cartouche and historical notes on the significance of the buildings shown.

    • Author: Samuel Herbert Maw
    • Year: 1932
    • Dimension: 850 x 650 mm
    • Place of publication: Toronto
  • Lovely copper engraved maps of Cuba above Hispaniola, with smaller insets of Havana, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and Margarita. Usual printer?s defect for this edition at right where border did not print due the damage of the copper. Otherwise very good. From the Mercator Hondius “Atlas Minor” published in Amsterdam in 1648 at Jannsonius with german text on verso. In 1607 Jodocus Hondius published a reduced size version of Mercator’s “Atlas”, itself suitably titled “Atlas Minor”. The maps were copied

    • Author: MERCATOR Gerard - HONDIUS Henricus
    • Year: 1648
    • Dimension: 180 x 143 mm
    • Place of publication: Amsterdam
  • Lovely engraved map based on the cartography by C. Franz Radefeld (1788-1874) showing the Arkansas, Mississipi, Louisiana, Alabama and Florida Panhandle. Inset of New Oreleans suurndings. From the “Meyer’s Neuester Zeitungs Atlas” published by Bibliographischen Instituts in Hildburghausen in 1849-52. The innovation of this work is that almost all maps had small inserts showing richly detailed maps of major cities and their surrunding areas: so not only could travellers carry the atlas with them

    • Author: MEYER Joseph
    • Year: 1849
    • Dimension: 270 x 200 mm
    • Place of publication: Hildburghausen
  • Lovely engraved map based on the cartography by C. Franz Radefeld (1788-1874) showing part of United States which includes insets of New York City, Philadelphia, Niagara Falls, Albany, Pittsburgh and the Baltimore – Washington DC area. From the “Meyer’s Neuester Zeitungs Atlas” published by Bibliographischen Instituts in Hildburghausen in 1849-52. The innovation of this work is that almost all maps had small inserts showing richly detailed maps of major cities and their surrunding areas: so not

    • Author: MEYER Joseph
    • Year: 1849
    • Dimension: 200 x 265 mm
    • Place of publication: Hildburghausen