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  AMERICA 
 South America 

TALLIS, John. [Map of Guyana with vignettes]
British Guayana. London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, printed area 354 x 250mm.
A detailed Map of Guyana, drawn and engraved by John Rapkin for the 'Illustrated Atlas', one of the last decorative atlases. Wth decorative vignettes of Georgetown, New Amsterdam and local scenes.
[Ref: 17756]    £80.00 ($101 • €89 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Map of Peru and Bolivia with vignette scenes]
Peru & Bolivia. London & New York: John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour, Steel engraving, printed area 340 x 255mm.
A detailed map of Peru and Bolivia, drawn and engraved by John Rapkin, for the 'Illustrated Atlas', one of the last decorative atlases to be produced. This map still shows Bolivia with a Pacific coastline, land lost to Chile in the 1879-83 War of the Pacific. Being landlocked has severely affected Bolivia's economy, and in the present day they are still trying to negotiate access to the sea. With a decorative border and four attractive vignette scenes of Potosi, Lima, Tarija and the swimming couriers of Peru
[Ref: 17758]    £120.00 ($152 • €133 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Map of Chile and Argentina with vignettes]
Chili and La Plata. London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, 355 x 250mm.
Map of Chile and Argentina, drawn and engraved by John Rapkin for the 'Illustrated Atlas', one of the last decorative atlases, with an ornate printed border and vignettes including a view of the Grand Square, Buenos Ayres.
[Ref: 16128]    £115.00 ($145 • €128 rates)


RIUDAVETS, José Maria. [An uncommon 19th century Spanish sea chart of Montevideo]
Plano del Puerto de Montevideo segun los trabajos mas fidedignos ingleses y españoles. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1864. 465 x 650mm. With the blindstamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia. Fine condition.
Detailed chart of the harbour of Montevideo, taken from English and Spanish surveys. The outlines of the streets are marked and the relief of the surrounding hills is shown with hatchuring.
[Ref: 15967]    £480.00 ($607 • €534 rates)


DE LORENZO, J. [Scarce Spanish sea chart of the Rio de la Plata]
América Meridional. Costa Este. Carta del Rio de la Plata segun los trabajos mas fidedignos nacionales y extranjeros. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1865. Touches of original colour. 645 x 970mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia. Excellent condition.
A detailed sea chart of the Rio la la Plata, separating Uruguay from Argentina, marking Buenos Aires and Montevideo. Lighthouses are marked in colour. At the time of publication the Paraguayan War (1864-70) was being fought between an alliance of Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay, and Paraguay, a power-struggle for control of the Rio de la Plata basin.
[Ref: 13691]    £650.00 ($822 • €723 rates)


ROCCA, E. [A detailed map of the Paraná River]
Plano de navegación del Rio Paraná entre Esquina y la Desembocadura. Argentina: Direccion General de Navegación y Puertos, 1922. Coloured wood-engraving. Map 200 x 7020mm, folded into cloth covers with title, key, list of coordinates and distance table. Covers lightlly faded, spine split.
A seven-metre map of the Paraná River from Esquina to the Rio de la Plata on a scale of 1: 100,000. Every few panels there is an angled section, allowing for the map to be recut and joined with geographical accuracy.
[Ref: 17174]    £650.00 ($822 • €723 rates)


 Brazil 

BLAEU, Willem Janszoon. [17th century map of Brazil]
Novus Brasiliæ Typus. Amsterdam, 1631, Latin text edition. Coloured. 380 x 495mm. Paper lightly toned overall.
Brazil, orientated with north to the right. The title cartouche is of two indians, an inset map shows the area around Salvador, and vignettes copied from de Bry show a hammock, goats, a battle and cannibals cooking lunch. The plate was engraved by Jodocus Hondius Jnr, son of the Jodocus who purchased the Mercator plates. When he died in 1629 many of his plates were sold to Blaeu, much to the chagrin of the Hondius firm run by Henricus Hondius and Jan Jansson, who were forced to rush the engraving of new plates. This is a very early example of Blaeu's printing, published in the third edition of his 'Appendix Theatri A. Ortelii', a year after his first atlas and four years before the first issue of his 'Novus Atlas'. KOEMAN: Bl 3.
[Ref: 17969]    £950.00 ($1,202 • €1,056 rates)


BLAEU, Johannes. [Bahia de Todos los Sanctos]
Sinus Omnium Sanctoru. Amsterdam, 1662, Latin edition. Original colour with additions. 385 x 500mm.
The Bay of Santos, with an inset plan of San Salvador and a scroll title cartouche. As the map only appeared from 1662 in the Americas volume of Blaeu's final atlas, the 'Atlas Major', it is comparatively uncommon. KOEMAN: Bl 56.
[Ref: 10057]    £600.00 ($759 • €667 rates)


MASSA, Gaspar. [19th century Spanish sea chart of the north Brazilian coast]
Carta Esferica de una parte de la Costa del Brasil desde el Para en el Rio de las Amazonas hasta el Cabo St Augustin. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1827. Touches of original colour. 630 x 970mm.
A large and detailed antique sea chart of the coast of Brazil from the River Para south to Pernambuco. The lighthouses are marked in colour.
[Ref: 12510]    £750.00 ($949 • €834 rates)


MASSA, Gaspar. [An uncommon 19th century Spanish sea chart of the Brazilian coast]
Carta Esferica de una parte de la Costa del Brasil desde el Cabo St Augustin hasta Cabo Frio... Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1827. Touches of original colour. 980 x 650mm.
A large and detailed antique sea chart of the coast of Brazil from Cabo de Santo Agostinho south to Cabo Frio. The lighthouses are marked in colour.
[Ref: 12511]    £850.00 ($1,075 • €945 rates)


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