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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 ($990 • €840 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 ($330 • €280 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 ($1,650 • €1,400 rates)


CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [An early 18th century map of Japan]
L'Empire du Japon, Tiré des Cartes des Japonnois. Amsterdam, 1719. Coloured. 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: 17695]    £1,250.00 ($1,650 • €1,400 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 ($224 • €190 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 ($330 • €280 rates)


 Arabia 

CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [Temple at Mecca]
Le Temple de la Mecque avec une Description Exacte de tout ce qu'on y Voit & Des Ceremoniesqu'on y fait. Amsterdam, 1720. 380 x 440mm.
View of the Temple at Mecca with a key and two views of the interior.
[Ref: 17050]    £550.00 ($726 • €616 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 ($376 • €319 rates)


  AFRICA 
 Northern Africa 

CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [The River Nile]
Description du Nil, de ses sources, de son cours depuis les cataractes jusques, au caire, avec une carte tres exacte de ce fleuve & des environs copiee sur... Amsterdam, 1718. French text. 380 x 500mm.
Map centred on the river Nile oriented with north at the bottom. Showing from the first catarct at Aswan to Cairo. Inset images and explanatory text of: I.The Temple of Isis at Aswan, II. Small pyramids up to 70 feet in height, III. Large pyramids up to 1400 feet in height and IV. A sphinx.
[Ref: 17160]    £180.00 ($238 • €202 rates)


  BRITISH ISLES 

CHÂTELAIN, Henri Abraham. [Early 18th century map of the British Isles]
Nouvelle Carte d'Angleterre, d'Ecosse et d'Irlande, avec Instructions pour Connoitre les Differents Etats de la Couronne D'Angleterre en Europe, Asie, Afrique, et Amerique. Amsterdam, 1708. Coloured. 480 x 630mm.
Decorative map of the British Isles, with inset maps of the two hemispheres showing territory under England's control, and four armorials. SHIRLEY: British Isles 1650-1750, Châtelain 2, illus, 'the principle map of the British Isles in Châtelain's Atlas Historique'.
[Ref: 17861]    £500.00 ($660 • €560 rates)


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