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  AMERICA 
 South America 

LUFFMAN, John. [Early 19th Century plan of Cayenne]
Cayenne. Engrav'd for Luffman's Select Plans. Cayenne, a strong Town, the Capital of the French Settlements in South America situated on an Island of the same name at the mouth of the River Amazon. London: Luffman, 1801. 170 x 135mm. Paper lightly age-toned.
Antique map of the defences of Cayenne, the capital of French Guiana, published in Luffman's 'Select Plans of the Principal Cities, Harbours, Forts &c. in the World'. During the Napoleonic Wars the supremecy of the Royal Navy meant that Cayenne was cut off from French support, so was severely weakened. Realising this, Britain persuaded the Portuguese Government-in-exile in Brazil to launch an attack of the city. With the aid of only one British ship, HMS Confiance, the town was captured easily. The Treaty of Vienna returned it to France in 1814, but it was not until 1817 that France took formal possession.
[Ref: 13179]    £80.00 ($104 • €93 rates)


LUFFMAN, John. [Early 19th century map of Panama]
The Isthmus of Panama. Engrav'd for Luffman's Select Plans. London: Luffman, 1802. 135 x 160mm.
Plan of the Isthmus of Panama, published in Luffman's 'Select Plans of the Principal Cities, Harbours, Forts &c. in the World'. Pre-Canal, the map shows two routes across the continent: the road from Porto Bello to Panama City; and by the river Chagres then by road to Panama.
[Ref: 13175]    £180.00 ($235 • €208 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 ($156 • €139 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 ($156 • €139 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 ($150 • €133 rates)


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: 17728]    £125.00 ($163 • €145 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: 18537]    £90.00 ($117 • €104 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Map of South America with vignettes]
South America. London: J. & F. Tallis, 1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, printed area 350 x 250mm. Trimmed, with loss of publication line.
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: 18573]    £190.00 ($248 • €220 rates)


 Brazil 

SANSON, Nicolas. [17th century French map of Brazil]
Le Bresil, dont la Coste est possedée par les portugais et divisée en Quatorze Capitanieries... Paris, 1683. Original outline colour. 205 x 280mm. Small archival tissue repair in top margin.
Reduced version of Sanson's map of the Portuguese possessions in Brazil. A reasonable amount of detail along the major rivers of the interior and a frame-like title cartouche filling the
[Ref: 19116]    £250.00 ($326 • €289 rates)


  ASIA 

MALLET, Alain Manesson. Asie Ancienne. Paris, 1683. Coloured. 150 x 110mm.
Published in a the 'Description de l'Univers'.
[Ref: 8670]    £115.00 ($150 • €133 rates)


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