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  AMERICA 
 South America 

TALLIS, John. [Mid 19th century map of the Falkland Islands and Patagonia]
Falkland Islands and Patagonia. London: John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, printed area 355 x 255mm.
Two maps on one sheet; the Falkland Islands with vignettes of penguins and sea eagles; and Patagonia with a vignette of Christmas Sound. The map was drawn and engraved by John Rapkin for the 'Illustrated Atlas', one of the last decorative atlases.
[Ref: 16143]    £125.00 ($168 • €142 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Map of Venezuela, New Granada, Ecuador and The Guayanas]
Venezuela, New Granada, Ecuador, and the Guayanas. London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, printed area 260 x 330mm.
Map of the northern countries of South America including Venezuela, New Granada, Ecuador and The Guayanas. With four decorative vignettes showing Paramaribo, Fall of Bagota, Chimborazo and local scenes.
[Ref: 16147]    £120.00 ($161 • €136 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Decorative map of South America with vignettes]
South America. London: J. & F. Tallis, 1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, printed area 250 x 350mm.
South America map, drawn and engraved by John Rapkin and published in John Howard Hinton's 'History of the United States of America, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time'. The seven decorative vignettes of local scenes and views include Valparaiso and Rio De Janeiro.
[Ref: 17746]    £180.00 ($242 • €204 rates)


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 ($108 • €91 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 ($161 • €136 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 ($646 • €545 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 ($874 • €738 rates)


HOLLE, Leinhart. [Wall map of South America]
Schulwandkarte von Süd-America gezeichnet, lithographirt und gedruckt von L. Holle... Wolfenbüttel: Holle & Geographisch-Lithographisches Institut, c.1870. Original colour. Lithographic map, dissected and laid on linen, as issued, total 1370 x 1050mm. A few small stains, lacking a brass hanging ring.
A scarce wall map for schools, with an inset map of the Galapagos Islands. As the Gran Chaco region (between Bolivia, Paraguay and Argentina), is marked as part of Argentina, it would seem the map was published soon after the end of the Paraguayan War (also known as War of the Triple Alliance), 1864-70. Such school maps are rare, usually disposed off when damaged or superceded.
[Ref: 12844]    £400.00 ($538 • €454 rates)


L'EMPORIO PITTORESCO. [Montevideo]
La Citta Di Montevideo. Milan, c.1870, 250 x 350mm
A view of Montevideo from the sea with extensive shipping in the foreground and the city skyline dominated by the cathedral. On the verso is an Italian description of the city and a further illustration of "La Parisina". From "L'Emporio Pittoresco", a very popular Milanese illustrated magazine produced in the second half of the 19th century.
[Ref: 10719]    £80.00 ($108 • €91 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 ($874 • €738 rates)


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