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  AMERICA 
 West Indies 

DU VAL, Pierre. [The Caribbean]
Isles Antilles. Paris, 1682. Original outline colour. 100 x 130mm.
The West Indies and Caribbean, from Du Val's miniature atlas 'La Géographie Universelle'.
[Ref: 10855]    £200.00 ($256 • €235 rates)


MALLET, Alain Manesson. [17th century miniature map of the Bahamas]
Isles Lucayes. Paris, 1683. Coloured. 160 x 110mm. French text on verso.
Miniature map of the Bahamas, decorated with a sea-battle, from Mallet's 'Description de l'Univers'. The sea is named 'Mer de Nort' or North sea, which was the name given to the Atlantic ocean at that time.
[Ref: 13120]    £160.00 ($205 • €188 rates)


MALLET, Alain Manesson. [Bahamas]
Isles Lucayes. Frankfurt, c.1690, 150 x 105mm.
Chart of the Bahamas, decorated with a sea-battle. From a German edition of Mallet's "Description De L'Univers"
[Ref: 8716]    £120.00 ($154 • €141 rates)


MULLER, Johann Ulrich. [Uncommon Miniature Map of the West Indies]
Insulæ Antilles. Ulm, 1692. 70 x 80mm, set in text.
Charming miniature map, with a letterpress text in German.
[Ref: 8928]    £175.00 ($224 • €206 rates)


MOLL, Herman. [The Island of Barbados]
A New Map of the Island of Barbadoes, Containing All ye Parishes and Principal Plantations; together with ye Forts, Lines, Batteries, Roads &c. London, 1736. 185 x 265mm.
A highly detailed map of Barbados showing roads, paths, villages, settlements and other man-made and natural features.
[Ref: 16947]    £225.00 ($288 • €264 rates)


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 ($192 • €176 rates)


BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [18th century map of Martinique]
Carte de L'Isle de Martinique. Paris, 1758. Coloured. 220 x 320mm.
Old map of Martinique published in Abbé Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages'.
[Ref: 6275]    £90.00 ($115 • €106 rates)


Anonymous. [Map of Guadeloupe to illustrate news of the Seven Years' War]
Guadalupe, with the Adjacent Islands. London: T.Kinnersley, 1759, Sheet 105 x 205mm, with 5pp. letterpress.
A map of the French colony of Guadeloupe during the 1759 capture by the British, with a text description of the actions. Because of the importance of the island's sugar to the French economy Guadeloupe 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 Guadeloupe, Martinique and Cuba. Guadeloupe surrendered in May 1759, remaining in British hands until the island was handed back in the Treaty of Paris. This map was published in the March 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: 14898]    £250.00 ($320 • €294 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 islands 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 ($205 • €188 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 ($141 • €129 rates)


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