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  AMERICA 
 North America 

CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [Early 18th Century map of North & Central America]
Carte Contenant le Royaume du Mexique et la Floride... Amsterdam, 1719. Coloured. 410 x 525mm.
Map of Texas, Florida and the Gulf Coast. Showing from Newfoundland and the Great Lakes down to northern South America. This is a derivative of Delisle's landmark map of the southern part of North America. The detailed map shows many English settlements along the East Coast and carefully notes the discoveries of D'Iberville along the Gulf Coast and Mississippi River. The vast region, later known as Louisiana, from Florida through present-day Texas is shown as the French possession of Florida. There is also a great amount of detail in Nouveau Mexique, particularly of the Spanish missions and Hopi mesas
[Ref: 17203]    £750.00 ($960 • €859 rates)


CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [A descriptive plate about American tribes]
Carte qui Contient la Maniere dont se fait la Chasse des Boeufs Sauvages... Amsterdam, 1720. Coloured. 380 x 440mm.
A sheet of views, illustrations and engraved text relating to American tribes, including the Sioux and Illinois, describing how they hunted bison, their 'coats-of-arms', dancing and pipes. Also featured is a view of Niagara Falls, again with a descriptive text.
[Ref: 7768]    £250.00 ($320 • €286 rates)


  ASIA 
 Japan 

CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [An early 18th century map of Japan]
L'Empire du Japon, Tiré des Cartes des Japonnois. Amsterdam, 1719. 380 x 440mm. A fine, dark impression.
A map of Japan based on Reland's landmark map of 1715, with Japanese script naming the sixty-six provinces. Under the map is a large cartouche with the shields of the noble families of Japan and a text describing the Japanese sources for his map (although not mentioning Reland). To the right is an inset chart of Nagasaki Harbour. The map was published in the 'Atlas Historique' a seven-volume atlas that is usually attributed to Henri Abraham Châtelain; however Hubbard and other recent writers posit that it was his brother Zacherie who compiled the work. HUBBARD: 73.
[Ref: 17371]    £1,250.00 ($1,600 • €1,431 rates)


 Indonesia 

CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [Capital of the Dutch East Indies on Java]
Vue et Description de Surate et de Batavia. Amsterdam, 1719, 375 x 220mm
Map with harbour and town view of Surate, on the northwest coast of India with a town plan of Batavia (Jakarta) present-day capital of Indonesia below; with text describing the eatures of both cities.Surate was the first English trading post in India and was known as a gold and extile center. Batavia was the capital of the Dutch East Indian trading empire during the period when the Dutch dominated trade from the famous Spice Islands. From the 'Atlas Historique'.
[Ref: 10931]    £170.00 ($218 • €195 rates)


 India 

CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [Southern India]
Carte Nouvelle Des Terres De Cucan, De Canara, De Malabar, De Madura, Et De Coromandel... Amsterdam, 1720, 380 x 440mm
India south of Goa, from Chatelain's 'Atlas Historique et Méthodique', with three text boxes giving particulars of the region and its divisions. Interior details include the Western Ghats and wild animals among the forests and hills. After a map by H.Reland (1676-1718) a Utrecht professor who specialised in Asian languages, geography and religions.
[Ref: 14840]    £250.00 ($320 • €286 rates)


 Sri Lanka 

CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [Early 18th century map of Sri Lanka]
Nouvelle Carte de l'Ile de Ceylon avec des Remarques Historiques. Amsterdam, 1719. Coloured, 390 x 435mm.
A map of Sri Lanka orientated with north to the right, showing Dutch forts and topography, with panels of descriptive text to upper and lower edges.
[Ref: 17417]    £650.00 ($832 • €744 rates)


 Turkey 

CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [Prospect of the port of Izmir]
Description de la Ville de Smyrne. Amsterdam, 1705. 380 x 500mm. Fine impression, good margins.
A prospect of Izmir from the sea, with an engraved descriptive text underneath. The city was one the most important trading ports of the Ottoman empire from the late 16th century, with French, English, Dutch and Venetian traders being regular visitors.
[Ref: 16329]    £285.00 ($365 • €326 rates)


  BRITISH ISLES 
 Ireland 

CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [Eighteenth century map of Ireland]
Nouvelle Carte De L' Irlande.. Amsterdam, c.1720. Coloured. 350 x 460mm.
Map of Ireland divided into counties marking all the main towns and cities, with two insets showing the Ecclesiastical divisions. With a descriptive text and keys.
[Ref: 15240]    £350.00 ($448 • €401 rates)


  EUROPE 
 Scandinavia 

CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [Genealogical Chart of Scandinavia]
Carte Genealogique pour Conduire a l'Historique des Rois du Nord, la Carte de leurs Etats, leurs Armes et des Remarques pour Conduire a l'Intelligence de l'Histoire du Nord. Amsterdam, 1718. 380 x 950 mm. Good impression and wide margins.
Genealogical table of the Kingdoms of the Scandinavian countries with two small maps: Scandinavia and Southern Sweden.
[Ref: 7894]    £500.00 ($640 • €573 rates)


CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [Decorative Map of Scandinavia]
Nouvelle Carte de Scandinavie ou des Etats du Nord Dressee sur les Observations les Plus Nouvelles des Meilleurs Geographes avec les Armes des Provinces de la Suede et des Tables Tres Instructives Amsterdam, 1718. Coloured. 500 x 590mm.
Includes Finland, the Baltics & northwestern Russia; 34 provincial coats of arms at sides
[Ref: 7895]    £550.00 ($704 • €630 rates)


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