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  AMERICA 
 Western USA 

LA PÉROUSE, Jean F.G. [Port of Bucarelli, Alaska]
Plan de L'Entrée du Port de Bucarelli, sur la Côte du Nord-Ouest de l'Amerique... Paris, 1797. Coloured. 510 x 700mm.
A harbour in Alaska discovered in 1775 by the Spaniards la Quadra & Maurelle, at Latitude 55N the furthest north that Spanish explorers reached. Although this chart was engraved by Bouclet for La Pérouse's 'Voyage autour du Monde', it is based on Spanish manuscripts, not La Perouse's discoveries. It was included because La Pérouse believed it was a probable entrance to the North West Passage. WAGNER: 843.
[Ref: 8544]    £180.00 ($242 • €204 rates)


FADEN, William. [Miniature map of the Pacific North West]
Western Coast of North America with Behring's Straits London: Faden, 1798. Original colour. Sheet size 155 x 180 mm.
Map of West Coast America, showing the Bering Straits, engraved by Palmer for Faden's 'Atlas Minimus Universalis'. Of interest is the tiny 'Fuca's Entrance' and 'Sea of the West', just prior to the inclusion of Vancouver's discoveries. William Faden was geographer to George III.
[Ref: 16387]    £200.00 ($269 • €227 rates)


MARZOLLA, Benedetto. [Gold-rush map of California]
Nuova California (Stati Uniti dell'America Settentrionale). Naples, 1851. Original colour. Printed area 430 x 590mm
A scarce and unusual map of the Southwestern United States surrounded by copious text in Italian giving details about the countryside, its products and inhabitants. With an inset of Monterey and San Francisco Bay. In this map Marzolla has updated Hypolite Ferry's map of 1850 by including extensive notes throughout. This map gives details of the situation of local tribes, the caravan routes, gold regions and a French colony is shown north of the Umqua River.
[Ref: 13301]    £520.00 ($699 • €591 rates)


IMRAY, James & Son. [Blue-Back Chart of the West Coast of the USA]
West Coast of North America from San Blas to San Francisco. London, 1870, on original blue backing paper, 1290 x 1020mm. Some tears repaired.
A superb and very detailed blue back chart of the coast of California, with insets of Sta Barbara, Bodega Bay, Monterey, San Francisco Bay, South Farallon, San Diego Bay, Guaymas, Amortajada Bay, Pulpito, Ballena Bay, Mangles Road, Pichilique, Salinas Bay, Port San Blas, Tomales Bay, S. Jose Del Cabo, Mazatlan, S. Pedro Bay and Magdalena Bay. With rhumb lines and numerous soundings.
[Ref: 8360]    £950.00 ($1,278 • €1,079 rates)


 Gulf States 

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE. [James Oglethorpe's attack on St Augustine]
A View of the Town and Castle of St. Augustine, and the English Camp before it June 20, 1740. by Tho.s Silver. London, Edward Cave, 1740. 305 x 175mm. Trimmed to printed border on right, new margin added, long tear repaired.
A contemporary map of General Oglethorpe's unsuccessful attack on St Augustine in Florida, during the 'War of Jenkin's Ear' (1739-48). It shows the positions of the British artillery on the island of Santa Anastasia and the blockading British naval squadron. The Gentleman's Magazine was one of the first general interest journals, running from 1731-1922.
[Ref: 16001]    £260.00 ($350 • €295 rates)


SANTINI, Paolo. [18th Century map of the American South East]
Partie Méridionale de la Louisiane, avec la Floride, La Caroline et la Virginie. Venice, 1776. Original outline colour. 490 x 580mm.
Shows from Delaware Bay south to New Orleans, with the title in a rococo cartouche bottom right. Derived from the French map published by D'Anville.
[Ref: 9346]    £700.00 ($942 • €795 rates)


ZATTA, Antonio. [Florida & the Bahamas]
Il Paese de Selvaggi Outauacesi, E Kilistine Intorno al Laco Superiore; Supplemento all Florida Orientale. Venice, c.1778. Original colour. 335 x 445mm.
One of a twelve-sheet map of the American colonies, showing the area around Lake Superior, but with an inset of the Florida Keys and the Bahamas.
[Ref: 9809]    £200.00 ($269 • €227 rates)


RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de. [An 18th century playing-card of Mexico & Louisiana]
Nuovo Messico appartiene alla Spagna. A. Luisiana Inglese. B. Luisiana Francese. Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 115 x 70mm.
A rare miniature map of New Mexico and Louisiana 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: 12987]    £600.00 ($807 • €682 rates)


TARDIEU, Pierre François. [Late 18th century map of Florida & Georgia]
Carte de la Floride et de la Georgie. Paris, c.1795. Coloured. 330 x 435mm.
This map provides a fine depiction of the Gulf Coast and a dramatically oversized Tampa Bay and Baie du St. Espirit. It was drawn before Florida and the Gulf Coast had been fully explored and demonstrates the limits of contemporary knowledge in the region.
[Ref: 9610]    £580.00 ($780 • €659 rates)


CASSINI, Giovanni Maria. [Eighteenth century map of the USA]
Gli Stati Uniti dell'America Delineati sullie ultime Osservazioni. Quinto Foglio che comprende La Georgia, e Parte della Carolina con, La Florida. Rome, 1797. Coloured. 360 x 490mm. Excellent condition.
Sheet five from Cassini's uncommon six-sheet map of the United States produced for the 'Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale'. Showing Florida, Louisiana, Parts of Alabama and Georgia. An uncommon map.
[Ref: 7821]    £800.00 ($1,076 • €909 rates)


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