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  AMERICA 
 South America 

MALLET, Alain Manesson. [17th century miniature map of Cayenne]
F. Lovys. Paris, 1683. Coloured. 160 x 110mm. French text on verso.
Antique bird's eye view of Fort Louis on the Isle of Cayenne ( French Guiana), beseiged by fighting ships, from Mallet's 'Description de l'Univers'.
[Ref: 13127]    £70.00 ($90 • €77 rates)


MULLER, Johann Ulrich. [Uncommon Miniature Map of Guiana]
Guaina. Ulm, 1692. 70 x 80mm, set in text.
Charming miniature map, with a letterpress text in German.
[Ref: 8936]    £90.00 ($116 • €99 rates)


MULLER, Johann Ulrich. [Uncommon Miniature Map of Argentina]
[Tucuman.] Ulm, 1692. 70 x 80mm, set in text.
Charming miniature map of northern Argentina, with a letterpress text in German. Underneath is a woodcut of a boy blowing bubbles from a pipe.
[Ref: 8940]    £100.00 ($129 • €110 rates)


VALEGIO, Francesco. [Cusco]
Cusco. Padua, Lasor a Varea, 1713. 85 x 120mm, set in a page of text.
Map-view of Cusco set within a page of text, first published in the early 1600s.
[Ref: 9796]    £75.00 ($97 • €82 rates)


LUFFMAN, John. [Early 19th Century plan of Cayenne]
Cayenne. Engrav'd for Luffman's Select Plans. Cayenne, a strong Town, the Capital of the French Settlements in South America situated on an Island of the same name at the mouth of the River Amazon. London: Luffman, 1801. 170 x 135mm. Paper lightly age-toned.
Antique map of the defences of Cayenne, the capital of French Guiana, published in Luffman's 'Select Plans of the Principal Cities, Harbours, Forts &c. in the World'. During the Napoleonic Wars the supremecy of the Royal Navy meant that Cayenne was cut off from French support, so was severely weakened. Realising this, Britain persuaded the Portuguese Government-in-exile in Brazil to launch an attack of the city. With the aid of only one British ship, HMS Confiance, the town was captured easily. The Treaty of Vienna returned it to France in 1814, but it was not until 1817 that France took formal possession.
[Ref: 13179]    £80.00 ($103 • €88 rates)


L'EMPORIO PITTORESCO. [Montevideo]
La Citta Di Montevideo. Milan, c.1870, 250 x 350mm
A view of Montevideo from the sea with extensive shipping in the foreground and the city skyline dominated by the cathedral. On the verso is an Italian description of the city and a further illustration of "La Parisina". From "L'Emporio Pittoresco", a very popular Milanese illustrated magazine produced in the second half of the 19th century.
[Ref: 10719]    £80.00 ($103 • €88 rates)


 Brazil 

MALLET, Alain Manesson. [Miniature view of Salvador, Brazil]
St Salvador. Paris, 1683. Coloured. 150 x 110mm.
Antique map of Salvador in Bahia, Brazil, from Mallet's 'Description de l'Univers'.
[Ref: 13157]    £100.00 ($129 • €110 rates)


  ASIA 

FADEN, William. [Miniature map of Asia]
Asia from the latest Observations Regulated by Russian Map of Siberia. London: Faden, 1798. Original colour. Sheet size 155 x 180 mm.
Map of Asia engraved by William Palmer for Faden's 'Atlas Minimus Universalis'. William Faden was geographer to George III.
[Ref: 16358]    £75.00 ($97 • €82 rates)


 Far East 

FADEN, William. [Miniature map of The East Indies]
The East Indies according to the General Acceptation. London: Faden, 1798. Original colour. Sheet size 155 x 180 mm.
Map of the East Indies engraved by T. Foot for Faden's 'Atlas Minimus Universalis'. William Faden was geographer to George III.
[Ref: 16362]    £80.00 ($103 • €88 rates)


 Tartary 

MALLET, Alain Manesson. [Tartar costume]
Tartarres. Paris, c. 1682, 155 x 110mm.
Copper engraving of a Tartar warrior (holding a bow) and woman. Published in the 'Description de l'Univers'.
[Ref: 17382]    £60.00 ($77 • €66 rates)


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