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  AMERICA 

MONTANUS, Arnoldus. [Famous Explorers in America]
[Set of 4 portraits of early Explorers.] Christofel Colonus; Americus Vesputius; Ferdinand Magellanus; Francisco Pisarro. London: John Ogilby, 1671. Set of 4 plates, each c. 300 x 180mm.
Four portaits of early explorers of America: Amerigo Vespucci, Francisco Pizarro, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan from Ogilby's 'America', an English edition of Montanus' 'De Nieuwe En Onbekende Weereld', published the same year by Meurs.
[Ref: 8745]    £400.00 ($527 • €448 rates)


 Eastern Seaboard 

MONTANUS, Arnoldus. [17th century map of Virginia]
Nova Virginiæ Tabula. London: John Ogilby, 1671. Coloured. 295 x 355mm.
The environs of Chesapeake Bay published in Ogilby's 'America', an English edition of Montanus' 'De Nieuwe En Onbekende Weereld'. Derived from the John Smith map of 1612 it ignores the development of Maryland, and for some reason has a llama and a unicorn in the title cartouche. The same plate was used for the Dutch edition of the same year, published by Meurs.
[Ref: 8724]    £950.00 ($1,252 • €1,063 rates)


 Central America 

MONTANUS, Arnoldus. [17th century map of Mexico]
Nova Hispania, Nova Galicia Guatimala. London: John Ogilby, 1671. Coloured. 295 x 350mm.
A decorative map based on the cartography of Hessel Gerritsz, this early chart covers the coastline of Central America including, Mexico, the Yucatan, the Bay of Honduras, Costa Rica, and part of the Gulf Coast. Published in Ogilby's 'America', an English edition of Montanus' 'De Nieuwe En Onbekende Weereld', issued in the same year by Meurs.
[Ref: 8731]    £550.00 ($725 • €615 rates)


MONTANUS, Arnoldus. [17th century map of Central America]
Yucatan Conventus Iuridici Hispaniae Novae Pars Occidentalis, et Guatimala Conventus Iuridicus. London: John Ogilby, 1671. Coloured. 295 x 350mm.
Shows from Mexico City south to western Panama. This example comes from Ogilby's 'America', an English edition of Montanus' 'De Nieuwe En Onbekende Weereld', published the same year by Meurs.
[Ref: 8748]    £550.00 ($725 • €615 rates)


 South America 

MONTANUS, Arnoldus. [Paita in Peru]
Expurgnatio Paytæ. London: John Ogilby, 1671. 130 x 165mm, set in English text.
The Dutch fleet under Joris van Spilbergen bombarded Paita in 1617, described in the text underneath. From Ogilby's 'America', an English edition of Montanus' 'De Nieuwe En Onbekende Weereld', published the same year by Meurs. A German edition by Dapper used the same plate in 1673.
[Ref: 8744]    £70.00 ($92 • €78 rates)


MONTANUS, Arnoldus. [Guiana, with Sir Walter Raleigh's El Dorado]
Guiana sive Amazonum Regio. London: John Ogilby, 1671. Coloured. 285 x 365mm.
A map of Guiana with elaborate cartouches for the title and scale, based on the account of Sir Walter Raleigh in his search for 'El Dorado', the legendary city of gold. The map shows a large lake, 'Parime Lacus', with 'Manoa or El Dorado' on the western shore. This example comes from Ogilby's 'America', an English edition of Montanus' 'De Nieuwe En Onbekende Weereld', published the same year by Meurs.
[Ref: 8755]    £250.00 ($330 • €280 rates)


MONTANUS, Arnoldus. [Guarme]
Guarme. London: John Ogilby, 1671. 130 x 165mm, set in English text.
From Ogilby's 'America', an English edition of Montanus' 'De Nieuwe En Onbekende Weereld', published the same year by Meurs. A German edition by Dapper used the same plate in 1673.
[Ref: 8862]    £70.00 ($92 • €78 rates)


  ASIA 
 Japan 

MONTANUS, Arnoldus. [Early prospect of Tokyo]
Iedo Capitale du Japon. Leiden, Pieter van der Aa, c.1720. Two sheets conjoined, total 290 x 775mm. Original binding folds flattened.
An early prospect of the city of Edo, now renamed Tokyo, with a 62-point key in French and Dutch. In the foreground are Japanese travellers, depicting a carriage and closed litter, with riders under parasols.
[Ref: 13310]    £750.00 ($989 • €839 rates)


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