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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.
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
Very detailed and decorative map of Mexico with the Caribbean includes an inset of Central America and Panama. 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 … [cod.1091/15]
Charming classical pocket map of Pacific coast of Mexico. 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 from those of the great cartographer Mercator of around 1580-90 or were reductions of Hondius’ own maps of 1606. Almost 20 years later Joannes Janssonius commissioned a new set of copperplat
Fine example of Coronelli’s map of the Caribbean. Centered on Hispaniola the map shows from the Southern tip of Florida and the Canal di Bahama to the Yucatan, to the Easternmost Antilles and Trinidad. Includes also the Caymans, Virgin Islands and smaller islands of the coast of Mexico. The cartouche also contains a dedication to Sebastiano Bernardi. Vincenzo Maria Coronelli is widely recognised as one of Italy?s most famous and greatest cartographers. He received an ecclesiastical education at
Interesting map of Caribbean engraved on copper by Glot. From the scarce “Atlas Portatif, contenant la Gographie Universelle Ancienne et Moderne” by Eustache Herisson published in Paris in 1809 at Desray.
Copper engraving 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. Very good condition with nice and decorative original colours. [cod.1171/15]
Rare miniature map of the Gulf Coast, Florida, Mexico, Central America and Cuba. From the exceedingly rare “Neu aussgeffertigter kleiner Atlas” by J. Muller published in Franckfurt in 1702 at Johann Philip Andrea. Engraved with great care by G. Karsch e G. Bodeneher.
A very fine map from the first edition of “Geographia di Claudio Tolomeo” by Girolamo Ruscelli published in Venice in 1561 at Valgrisi. There is a really interesting Italian text on verso that describes the early history and geography of the area. A feature of this first state is that some maps haven’t the platemark at top because two maps were engraved on the same plate and the resulting sheet halved. Ruscelli’s Atlas is an expanded edition of Gastaldi’s Atlas of 1548, which has been called the
Beautifull map of western Mexico from Corso Geografico Universale by Coronelli published in Venice in 1690. One of the two very decorative cartouches also contains a dedication to Nicol Don . Vincenzo Maria Coronelli is widely recognised as one of Italy?s most famous and greatest cartographers. He received an ecclesiastical education at the convent of the Minor Conventuals and also studied theology in Rome. However, his interests in geography and cartography were awoken early in his ecclesiasti
The West Indies, from Florida to Trinidad and across to Honduras. This handsome and finely engraved chart of the Caribbean shows the colonial possessions of the French, British and Spanish. The map covers from the southern tip of Florida, naming Cape Canaveral through to the northern coastline of South America and also part of the coastline of Costa Rica and Honduras. Good details of the Bahamas and Caribbean Islands. [cod.1172/15]