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  AMERICA 
 Brazil 

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 ($1,351 • €1,092 rates)


MASSA, Gaspar. [An uncommon 19th century Spanish sea chart of the Brazilian coast]
Carta Esferica de las Costas del Brasil que comprende desde la Punta N. del Rio Maranon hasta Cabo S. Augustinen el Rio de la Plata. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1830. Touches of original colour. 980 x 650mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.
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: 12514]    £850.00 ($1,209 • €977 rates)


BLUNT, E. & G.W. [An American 'blue-back' sea chart of the Brazilian coastline]
A New Chart of the Coast of Brazil from the Equator to Rio Janeiro, Drawn from the surveys made by order of the Portuguese Government. New York, 1840, on original blue backing paper, 650 x 1420mm. Some old pencil annotations.
A detailed "blue-back" sea chart of the Brazilian coastline between Cabo Frío and Céara, with wind roses, rhumb lines and soundings to aid navigation and insets of Bahia, Rio, Pernambuco and Maranhão. The title in the centre written in decorative gothic script with flourishes and curliques.
[Ref: 10336]    £1,200.00 ($1,706 • €1,379 rates)


NOGUERA, Juan. [An uncommon Spanish antique sea chart of Bahia de Todos os Santos]
Carta Esferica de la Bahia de Todos os Santos y sus inmediaciones en la Costa del Brasil levantada en 1819 por la Comison Hidrografica al mando del Contra-Almirante Francis Baron Roussin. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1845. Touches of original colour. 470 x 620mm.
A detailed antique chart of the environs of the Bahia de Todos os Santos, with Salvador, based on the survey of 1819 by Albin Reine Roussin (1781-1854), the French admiral and statesman, but not published until 1845. The lighthouses are marked with colour.
[Ref: 12508]    £380.00 ($540 • €437 rates)


NOGUERA, Juan. [An uncommon 19th century Spanish sea chart of Pernambuco]
Carta Esferica de la Rada de Pernambuco y sus inmediaciones en la Costa del Brasil levantada en 1819 por la Comison Hidrografica al mando del Contra-Almirante Francis Baron Roussin. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1845-54. 630 x 480mm. Some spotting in margins.
A detailed antique chart of the coastline of the Brazilian Province of Pernambuco, based on the survey of 1819 by Albin Reine Roussin (1781-1854), the French admiral and statesman, but updated to 1854. Such is the scale that the charts shows only from just north of Olinda to Santo Agostino, with Recife.
[Ref: 12507]    £360.00 ($512 • €414 rates)


FERREIRO, Martin [19th century Spanish antique sea chart of the Brazilian coast]
America Meridional. Costa Este. Hoha IV. Brasil. desde el Rio de Tariri hasta la Punta de Santa Cruz, segun los trabajos franceses mas modernos. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1866. Touches of original colour. 980 x 640mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.
A large and detailed antique chart of the coast of Brazil from the province of Sergipe south to Espiritu Santo with Salvador and the Bahia de Todos os Santos, with five inset details. The lighthouses are marked in colour.
[Ref: 12501]    £650.00 ($924 • €747 rates)


FERREIRO, Martin [Old sea chart of the Brazilian coast]
America Meridional. Costa Este. Hoha V. Brasil desde Punta Roteiro Grande hasta el Rio de Tariri... Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1867. Touches of original colour. 980 x 640mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.
A large and detailed antique chart of the coast of Brazil from the province of Rio Grand do Nort south to theprovince of Sergipe, with two inset details. The lighthouses are marked in colour.
[Ref: 12500]    £650.00 ($924 • €747 rates)


TUBAU, I. [An uncommon 19th century Spanish sea chart of the Bay of Rio de Janeiro]
Costa del Brasil. Plano del Puerto de Rio Janeiro segun los trabajos brasilenos é ingleses mas modernos. Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1869. Touches of original colour. 980 x 640mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia. Faint ink offset.
A large and detailed antique chart of the bay of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, based on recent charts by the Brazilians and English. The outline of the city's streets is also shown, with lighthouses marked in colour.
[Ref: 12499]    £2,400.00 ($3,413 • €2,758 rates)


MOUCHEZ, Amédée Ernest Barthémy. [Antique sea chart of Espiritu Santo]
Plano de la Bahia de Espiritu Santo y del Puerto de Victoria levantado en 1861... Madrid: Direccion de Hidrografia, 1870. 470 x 640mm. Blind stamp of the Direccion de Hidrografia.
A detailed old sea chart of the environs of the Bahia de Espiritu Santo, with Vitoria, based on the 1861 survey by the French hydrographer Mouchez (1824-1892), who spent from 1862 to 1870 charing the Brazilian coastline.
[Ref: 12509]    £300.00 ($427 • €345 rates)


  ASIA 
 Far East 

RENNEVILLE, René Auguste Constantin. [Rare map of the interests of the V.O.C. in the East Indies]
[Untitled map of the East Indies.] Amsterdam, c.1725. 315 x 425mm.
An important map of the East Indies with an inset of Buton, published to illustrate Renneville's 'Recueil des voiages qui ont servi à l'établissement & aux progrès de la Compagnie des Indes Orientales, formée dans les Provinces-Unies des Païs-Bas'. This was the first French translation of Isaac Commelin's account published in 1646. Commelin based his map on that of De Bry, 1619; this version still retains the two sea monsters. Renneville (1650-1723), a French protestant, spent over ten years imprisoned in the Bastille for 'having criminal correspondence with foreigners'.
[Ref: 17000]    £1,900.00 ($2,702 • €2,183 rates)


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