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  AMERICA 
 West Indies 

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [18th Century French map of Santo Domingo]
Carte De L'Isle De Saint Domingue... Paris, 1758, coloured, 220 x 310mm
A detailed map of Sto Domingo (now divided between Haiti and the Dominican Republic) showing its settlements and topography from Abbé Prevost's "Histoire Generale des Voyages".
[Ref: 11072]    £150.00 ($191 • €167 rates)


Anonymous. [Map of Martinique to illustrate news of the Seven Years' War]
Martinico one of the French Caribbee Islands in the West Indies. London: T.Kinnersley, 1759, Sheet 105 x 205mm. Narrow bottom margin.
A map of the French colony of Martinique. Because of the importance of the island's sugar to the French economy it became a target for British operations during the Seven Years' War (1756-63). Late in 1758 a fleet was sent to the West Indies with orders to attack French and Spanish Colonies, including Martinique, Guadeloupe and Cuba. Martinique was attacked in January 1759, but the British gave up the assault without realising how close the French were to capitulation, moving on to take Guadeloupe. They successfully took the island in 1762 but handed it back the following year in the Treaty of Paris. This map was published in the April edition of 'The Grand Magazine of Magazines. or Universal Register'. Mostly written by David Henry, the magazine was published as a competitor to the 'Gentleman's Magazine'. The circulation was never high and it folded in 1760.
[Ref: 14899]    £160.00 ($204 • €178 rates)


BONNE, Rigobert. [Hispaniola]
Carte de L'Isle de St.Domingue une des Grandes Antilles, Colonies Françoise et Espagnole. Paris, c.1770, coloured, 220 x 320mm.
Haiti & the Dominican Republic.
[Ref: 10091]    £110.00 ($140 • €123 rates)


LUFFMAN, John. [Early 19th century map of the Island of St Domingo]
The Island of St Domingo. London: Luffman, 1802. 135 x 160mm. Paper lightly age-toned.
Miniature map of the island of Hispaniola, now split between the Dominican Republic and Haiti, published in Luffman's 'Select Plans of the Principal Cities, Harbours, Forts &c. in the World'. At this time the French Republic controlled the whole island, but Santo Domingo was returned to Spanish control in 1809, aided by the British.
[Ref: 13162]    £160.00 ($204 • €178 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Detailed map of Jamaica with vignettes]
Jamaica. London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, 270 x 350mm.
A detailed map of Jamaica with decorative vignettes of Kingston, Port Antonio, Port Royal, a sugar mill and a flying fish.
[Ref: 15801]    £130.00 ($166 • €145 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Map of the West Indies with vignettes]
West India Islands. London, J. & F. Tallis & Co., c.1851.Original outline colour. Steel engraving, printed area 265 x 330mm.
Map of the West Indies, drawn and engraved by John Rapkin, With three attractive vignettes of Kingston in Jamaica, locals and sailing ships at anchor
[Ref: 17727]    £160.00 ($204 • €178 rates)


MOUCHEZ, Amédée Ernest Barthémy. [An uncommon 19th century Spanish sea chart of the Dominican Republic]
Carta Esférica de una Parte de la Bahia de Samaná que comprende el Puerto de S.ta Bárbara, Levantado en 1846 por Mr. Mouchez oficial de la marina Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1865. Tinted lithograph with touches of hand colour. 310 x 455mm. With the blindstamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.
Detailed Spanish sea chart of the north coast of the Bahia de Samaná, on the north east coast of the Dominican Republic. It shows from the town of Samaná to Balandra. An inset shows the whole bay. The lighthouses are marked with colour.
[Ref: 11846]    £220.00 ($280 • €245 rates)


 Cuba 

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE. [Havana during the Seven Years' War]
Plan of the City & Harbour of Havanna. London, 1762. 125 x 195mm.
Map and harbour chart, with soundings, of Havana, Cuba, with a seventeen point key to notable places. The plan was published towards the end of the Seven Years' War, when the British sent five warships and 4,000 men to attack Havana. In the Treaty of Paris the following year Britain swopped Cuba for Florida.
[Ref: 17218]    £220.00 ($280 • €245 rates)


LONDON MAGAZINE. [The Siege of Havana in 1762]
A Plan of the Late Siege of the Havana, and Moor's Castle, & their Environs. London: Edward Kimber, 1763. 115 x 190mm. Narrow margin at bottom.
A map of the successful British siege of Havana, March to August 1762, part of the Seven Years' War. However the city was returned to Spain by the Treaty of Paris that ended the war the following year. Published in the 'London Magazine'.
[Ref: 16047]    £90.00 ($115 • €100 rates)


BONNE, Rigobert. [Cuba & Jamaica]
Carte Des Isles de Cuba et de la Jamaïque... Paris, c.1782. Coloured. 250 x 360mm. A very good example printed on heavy paper with large margins.
Cuba, Jamica and the surrounding islands.
[Ref: 15653]    £240.00 ($306 • €268 rates)


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