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  AMERICA 
 South America 

MOUNT & PAGE. [An 18th century chart of Guiana and Surinam]
A Draught of the Coast of Guiana, From the River Oronoque To the River Amazones. The River Oronoque From the Entrance thereof to St Thomas's. The River Surinam and places adjacent. London: W. & J. Mount and T. Page, 1748. 450 x 565mm.
Three charts on one sheet:, from Mount & Page's 'The English Pilot. The Fourth Book Describing The West India Navigation...', the first sea atlas of America containing charts only from English sources.
[Ref: 16049]    £450.00 ($580 • €513 rates)


CARTERET, Philip. [Alejandro Selkirk Island]
A view of the N.W. side of Mas-a-fuera. Wallis's Islands. London: Strachan & Cadell, 1773. 195 x 320mm.
A coastal profile of Más Afuera (Farther Out to Sea), the most westerly of the island of the Juan Fernandez Archipelago, Chile. The island was renamed 'Alejandro Selkirk Island' in 1966, although Alexander Selkirk, the inspiration for Robinson Crusoe, was marooned on the nearby 'Isla Más a Tierra' (now Robinson Crusoe Island). The map was published in Hawkesworth's 'An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty for making discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere', which contained the official account of Cook's First Circumnavigation.
[Ref: 13817]    £150.00 ($193 • €171 rates)


RUSSELL, J. [Chart of the Magellan Strait from Hawkesworth]
A Chart of the Straights of Magellan, in which are Inserted the Observations and Discoveries, of Cap.tn Byron, Cap.tn Wallis and Captain Cartaret. London: Strahan and Cadell, 1773. 625 x 625mm. Binding folds flattened.
A detailed chart of the Strait of Magellan, engraved by Russell for Hawkesworth's 'An account of the voyages undertaken by the order of His present Majesty for making discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere...'. The chart was not engraved in time for the First Edition, but was only included in the second edition (the same year as the first). Although Hawkesworth's book contained the Official Account of Cook's First Voyage, this chart owes nothing to Cook's discoveries. In fact he never went through the strait, rounding Cape Horn on the first two voyages and the Cape of Good Hope twice on the Third.
[Ref: 16632]    £700.00 ($902 • €799 rates)


MASSA, Gaspar. [An uncommon Spanish antique sea chart of Uruguay]
Carta Esferica que comprende desde el Morro de S.ta Marta en la coste del Brasil hasta el Cabo de San Antonio en e Rio de la Plata. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1827. Touches of original colour. 660 x 980mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia. Faint ink offset.
A large and detailed antique chart of the South American coastline from Morro de Santa Marta, just inside Brazil, through Uruguay to the Rio de la Plata, to Buenos Aires in Argentina. Three insets give details of Montevideo, Maldonado & Buenos Aires. The lighthouses are marked in colour.
[Ref: 12513]    £780.00 ($1,005 • €890 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 ($619 • €548 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 ($838 • €742 rates)


 Brazil 

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 ($773 • €685 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 ($967 • €856 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 ($1,096 • €970 rates)


MASSA, Gaspar. [Antique sea chart of the Brazilian coast, with Rio de Janeiro]
Carta Esferica de una parte de la Costa del Brasil desde la Bahia de Espiritu-Santo hasta el Morro de S.ta Marta. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1827. Touches of original colour. 660 x 980mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.
A large and detailed antique sea chart of the coast of Brazil from Espiritu Santo to Morro de Santa Marta, just south of the Island of Santa Catarina, marking Rio de Janeiro and Santos, with an inset detail of the Santa Catarina. The lighthouses are marked in colour.
[Ref: 12512]    £950.00 ($1,225 • €1,084 rates)


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