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  AMERICA 
 West Indies 

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [The Bahamas]
Description Géographique des Debouquemens qui sont au Nord de L'Isle de Saint Domingue Avec des Cartes et des Plans des Isles qui forment ces Passages, Et des Dangers qui s'y trouvant. Paris, Depot De La Marine, 1768. 605 x 920mm. Very fine condition, printed on heavy paper.
A large sea chart describing the passages between the islands to the north of Hispaniola (Santo Domingo), including the Turks & Caicos Islands and some of the Bahamas. With rhumb lines and soundings to aid navigation.
[Ref: 10641]    £650.00 ($874 • €738 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 ($148 • €125 rates)


SEUTTER, Matthäus. [Jamaica]
Nova Designatio Insulæ Jamaicæ ex Antillanis Americæ Septentrion. non postremæ Secundum Gubernationes suas accuratas... Augsburg, J.M.Probst, c.1770. Original colour. 490 x 560mm. Brown spot in sea area.
An unusual later issue of Seutter's large map of Jamaica, here published by Johann Michael Probst, who had worked as an engraver for Seutter before becoming a publisher in his own right. Jamaica is shown divided into Precincts, and the large title cartouche shows natives harvesting the various products of the island, including sugar cane.
[Ref: 9580]    £400.00 ($538 • €454 rates)


JEFFERYS, Thomas. [An important 18th century English map of the Virgin Islands]
The Virgin Islands from English and Danish Surveys. London: Laurie & Whittle, 1794. Original outline colour. 480 x 640mm. Originally dissected as a folding map, now re-joined and laid on canvas.
Detailed map of the British Virgin Islands, with the eastern coast of Porto Rico on the left and some of the islands of the Antilles on the right, including Anguilla, St Maartins, St Bartholomew, Saba, St Eustatia & St Christopher. At the top of the map are coastal profiles. The map was first published in the 'The West-India Atlas' in 1775, making it one of the earliest large-scale maps of the Virgin Islands.
[Ref: 16457]    £4,000.00 ($5,380 • €4,544 rates)


JEFFERYS, Thomas. [Map of 18th-century Martinique]
La Martinique par les Ingenieurs Anglais par Jefferys 1775. Paris: Le Rouge, 1779. 485 x 625mm.
A French edition of Jefferys' antique map of Martinique as published in the West India Atlas. An inset shows the Baie de Fort de France.
[Ref: 12317]    £550.00 ($740 • €625 rates)


RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de. [An 18th century playing-card of the Antilles]
III. Carta II. dell'America. Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 110 x 70mm.
A rare miniature map of the Antilles engraved by Lamberti for the 'Minchiate', the Florentine version of the Tarot, which had each card marked with an arcane symbol. The full set was published in Augusto Da Rabatta and Jean Baptiste De Baillou's pocket atlas 'Nuovo Atlante Generale'. Information on the map is minimal, but an extensive key gives the names of the various regions.
[Ref: 12999]    £300.00 ($404 • €341 rates)


ZATTA, Antonio. [18th Century Italian map of Jamaica]
La Giammaica. Venice, 1784. Original outline colour. 335 x 435mm.
An attractive map, with Jamaica printed within a trompe-l'oeil 'scroll', and the parish borders highlighted with colour.
[Ref: 9445]    £380.00 ($511 • €432 rates)


Dépôt des Cartes et Plans de la Marine. [An 18th century sea chart of Santo Domingo]
Carte Réduite des débouquements de St. Domingue... Paris: Dépôt des Cartes et Plans de la Marine, 1787. Coloured. 600 x 930mm.
A double-page sea-chart with rhumb lines, showing the northern coastline of Santo Domingo, featuring the Turks and Caicos Islands, the Lower Bahamas, eastern parts of Cuba and Jamaica, and the western end of Puerto Rico
[Ref: 17863]    £625.00 ($841 • €710 rates)


ZATTA, Antonio. [Eighteenth century map of the West Indies]
Stabilimenti de Francesi, Inglesi e Spagnuoli nelle Isole Antille Di nuova Projezione. Venice, 1795. Original outline colour. 325 x 420mm.
The West Indies - Caribbean and Southern Florida., with a fine title cartouche. First published 1785 in Zatta's Atlante Novissimo.
[Ref: 18091]    £360.00 ($484 • €409 rates)


CASSINI, Giovanni Maria. [The West Indies]
Le Isole Antille Delineate sulle ultime Osservazioni. Rome, 1798. coloured, 365 x 500mm.
Scarce map of the Caribbean, including Southern Florida ( shown as an archipelago), Bahamas and coast of Venezuela, including ArtibaI, Curacao , Buenayre , Tobago, Trinidad etc. Illustrated with a decorative title cartouche representing indigenous people welcoming a delegation of Europeans. Published in the 'Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale'
[Ref: 7524]    £600.00 ($807 • €682 rates)


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