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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 ($92 • €80 rates)


MALLET, Alain Manesson. [17th century miniature map of Venezuela]
Castille Neuve ou Castille d' Or. Paris, 1683. Coloured. 160 x 110mm.
Miniature map showing Venezuela, part of Columbia, Jamaica, Hispaniola and Puerto Rico. from Mallet's 'Description de l'Univers'.
[Ref: 13126]    £110.00 ($145 • €126 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 ($119 • €103 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 ($132 • €114 rates)


SENEX, John. [A two-sheet map of South America]
South America Corrected from the observations comunicated to the Royal Society's of London and Paris. London: Sexex, c.1715. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 970 x 655mm. Some restoration, as normal on these large maps.
A large scale map of South America, dedicated 'To Edmund Halley, LLD, Savilian Professor of Geometry in Oxford, Fellow of ye Royal Society, This Map Corrected from his own Discoveries, In grateful acknowledgment of his ready assistance to Encourage this design, is humbly dedicated by his oblig.d Serv.t C. Price'. Halley had made two voyages to the South Atlantic to investigate the magnetic variation of the compass, publishing a chart on his return. The dedication suggests that he had a hand in preparing this map. Of interest is a little note above the title cartouche: 'In this icy sea there are many animals which are half fish, half fowl. There have a neck like a swan which they often thrust above the water for Air the rest is allways under water'. This is apparently an early reference to penguins. Senex originally published a version of this map together with Charles Price and John Maxwell in 1708. After this partnership broke down in 1711 Price retained the original plate, forcing Senex to engrave a new version for his English Atlas. The title and dedication to Halley are identical.
[Ref: 13670]    £625.00 ($825 • €715 rates)


COVENS & MORTIER. [South America]
L'Amerique Meridionale. Amsterdam, c.1730. Original colour. 485 x 585mm.
A fine map of South America with an ornate cartouche containing the title and scale.
[Ref: 13679]    £680.00 ($898 • €778 rates)


MOUNT & PAGE. [An 18th century chart of Guiana and Surinam]
A Draught of the Coast of Guiana, From the River Oronoque To the River Amazones. The River Oronoque From the Entrance thereof to St Thomas's. The River Surinam and places adjacent. London: W. & J. Mount and T. Page, 1748. 450 x 565mm.
Three charts on one sheet:, from Mount & Page's 'The English Pilot. The Fourth Book Describing The West India Navigation...', the first sea atlas of America containing charts only from English sources.
[Ref: 16049]    £450.00 ($594 • €515 rates)


LA PÉROUSE, Jean F.G. [Bay of Conception in Chile]
Plan of the Bay of Conception in Chili. London, 1798. Coloured. 275 x 400mm.
Highly detailed antique map of Bay of Conception, mouth of the Biobio River, and town of Mocha. Relief shown by hachures. Cultivated areas, buildings, rocks, water depths, fort, swamps, and other features shown. From an English edition. Published as the Act directs Novr. 1st 1798, by G.G. & J. Robinson, Paternoster Row. Neele sc. Strand.
[Ref: 13275]    £120.00 ($158 • €137 rates)


ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, GILLES [18th Century French map of South America]
Amerique Méridionale, dressee, sur les Memoires les plus recents et assujetie aux observations astronomique. Par le Sr. Robert de Vaugondy fils de Mr. Robert Geographe ordin. du Roy. Avec Privilege. 1750. Paris, c.1750. Original outline colour. 500 x 630mm. A very fine and crisp impression.
South America with extensive detail of rivers and lakes and numerous place names, primarily along the coast. Decorative cartouche showing an Indian woman, fruits, parrot and alligator.
[Ref: 15590]    £280.00 ($370 • €320 rates)


TIRION, Isaak. [Map of the Dutch colony of Surinam with an inset of Paramaribo]
Landkaart van de Volkplantingen Suriname en Berbice. Plan van der Stad Paramaribo. Amsterdam, c.1760. Original colour. 305 x 400mm.
A map of Surinam, with an inset plan of Paramaribo marking two synagogues, reflecting the influx of Jews from Europe in the late 17th century.
[Ref: 18416]    £320.00 ($422 • €366 rates)


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