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  AMERICA 
 Cuba 

GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE. [Havana during the Seven Years' War]
Plan of the City & Harbour of Havanna. London, 1762. 125 x 195mm.
Map and harbour chart, with soundings, of Havana, Cuba, with a seventeen point key to notable places. The plan was published towards the end of the Seven Years' War, when the British sent five warships and 4,000 men to attack Havana. In the Treaty of Paris the following year Britain swopped Cuba for Florida.
[Ref: 17218]    £220.00 ($290 • €252 rates)


HINTON, John. [Havana during the Seven Years' War]
An exact plan of the city fortifications & harbour of Havana in the island of Cuba: From an Original Drawing taken on the Spot. London: J. Hinton, 1762. 270 x 350mm.
A plan of Havana Harbour with many details, including fortifications, topography and soundings, with an inset map of Cuba is in the bottom right corner. It was published in the 'Universal Magazine', illustrating an account of the capture of Havana in 1762, an important action of the Seven Years' War (1756-63).
[Ref: 17097]    £500.00 ($660 • €572 rates)


LONDON MAGAZINE. [The Siege of Havana in 1762]
A Plan of the Late Siege of the Havana, and Moor's Castle, & their Environs. London: Edward Kimber, 1763. 115 x 190mm. Narrow margin at bottom.
A map of the successful British siege of Havana, March to August 1762, part of the Seven Years' War. However the city was returned to Spain by the Treaty of Paris that ended the war the following year. Published in the 'London Magazine'.
[Ref: 16047]    £90.00 ($119 • €103 rates)


RABATTA, Augusto & BAILOU, Jean Baptist de. [An 18th century playing-card of northern islands of the West Indies]
IV. Carta III. dell'America. Florence: Aniello Lamberti, 1779. Original colour. Sheet size 110 x 70mm.
A rare miniature map of the West Indies, with Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica and Porto Rico, and the Bahamas. It was 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: 13032]    £600.00 ($792 • €686 rates)


VERNET, Joseph. [View of Havana harbour]
Entree au Port de l'Havane. Gravee d'apres le Tableau de Vernet. Paris, c. 1780. 180 x 230mm, wide generous margins.
View of Havana Harbour, engraved by Heyden from a painting by Joseph Vernet.
[Ref: 17575]    £400.00 ($528 • €458 rates)


BONNE, Rigobert. [Cuba & Jamaica]
Carte Des Isles de Cuba et de la Jamaïque... Paris, c.1782. Coloured. 250 x 360mm. A very good example printed on heavy paper with large margins.
Cuba, Jamica and the surrounding islands.
[Ref: 15653]    £240.00 ($317 • €275 rates)


TARDIEU, Ambroise. [French map of Cuba & the Bahamas]
Carte de L'Isle de Cuba et des Isles Lucayes. Paris, c.1795. Coloured. 335 x 435mm. Example with wide margins, printed on plano, without the crease in the middle.
Showing Cuba and the Bahamas with good detail.
[Ref: 18318]    £340.00 ($449 • €389 rates)


LUFFMAN, John. [Chart of Havana Harbour]
Havanna. Engrav'd for Luffmans Select Plans. 59. London: Luffman, 1802. 165 x 130mm. Stitch holes in margin.
Sea chart of Havana Harbour, published in Luffman's 'Select Plans of the Principal Cities, Harbours, Forts &c. in the World'.
[Ref: 12805]    £150.00 ($198 • €172 rates)


DIRECCION HIDROGRAFICA DE MADRID. [An uncommon 19th century Spanish sea chart of the Bahia de Cardenas]
Plan de la gran Bahia de Cardenas y de los fondealderos de Cayo de Piedras, Mono y Monillo en la costa Setentrional de la Isla de Cuba... Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1831-c.1860. Touches of original colour. 470 x 630mm. With the blindstamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia. Fine condition.
A detailed Spanish chart of the Bahia de Cardenas, just east of Matanzas, separated from Nicholas Channel by the Hicacos Peninsula. The lighthouses are marked with colour.
[Ref: 11841]    £260.00 ($343 • €297 rates)


RIO COSA, José del. [An uncommon 19th century Spanish sea chart of Cuba]
Carta Esférica que comprehende desde el Rio Guaurabo hasta Boca-Grande en la parte meridional de la Isla de Cuba. Levantada en 1803 por el Capitan de Fragata D. José del Rio Cosa. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1805-c.1860. 920 x 620mm. Creased, some ink offset, toning at centre fold.
A very detailed Spanish sea chart of part of the south coast of Cuba, between Trinidad and Rio Jatibonico. Drawn up in 1803 by Captain José del Rio Cosa, this chart was originally published 1805 and this example was issued c.1860.
[Ref: 11837]    £550.00 ($726 • €629 rates)


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