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  AMERICA 
 South America 

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 ($171 • €138 rates)


L'EMPORIO PITTORESCO. [Montevideo]
La Citta Di Montevideo. Milan, c.1870, 250 x 350mm
A view of Montevideo from the sea with extensive shipping in the foreground and the city skyline dominated by the cathedral. On the verso is an Italian description of the city and a further illustration of "La Parisina". From "L'Emporio Pittoresco", a very popular Milanese illustrated magazine produced in the second half of the 19th century.
[Ref: 10719]    £80.00 ($114 • €92 rates)


 Brazil 

DU VAL, Pierre. [17th century miniature map of Brazil]
Bresil. Paris, 1662. Original colour. 100 x 125mm.
An uncommon miniature map of Brazil, marking rivers, tribal lands and settlements. From Du Val's atlas 'La Géographie Universelle'.
[Ref: 10772]    £110.00 ($156 • €126 rates)


MALLET, Alain Manesson. [Miniature view of Salvador, Brazil]
St Salvador. Paris, 1683. Coloured. 150 x 110mm.
Antique map of Salvador in Bahia, Brazil, from Mallet's 'Description de l'Univers'.
[Ref: 13157]    £100.00 ($142 • €115 rates)


VIVIEN, L. [19th Century Map of Brazil]
Carte Generale de l'Empire du Bresil. Par L. Vivien, Geographe... Paris, Ménard et Desenne: 1827. Original outline colour. 365 x 320mm.
French map of Brazil, published in Vivien's Atlas Universel.
[Ref: 17472]    £160.00 ($228 • €184 rates)


TALLIS, John. [Map of Brazil with decorative vignettes]
Brazil. London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Steel engraving. Original outline colour. Printed area 355 x 250mm.
Old Map of Brazil drawn and engraved by John Rapkin for the Illustrated Atlas, one of the last decorative atlases. With decorative printed border and vignettes showing views of Montevideo, the Rio Negro, St. Catharina, Rio De Janeiro and Cape St. Antonio in Bahia.
[Ref: 17774]    £150.00 ($213 • €172 rates)


  ASIA 

KEERE, Pieter van den. [Miniature map of Asia]
Asia. Amsterdam, c.1616. 90 x 125mm. Coloured.
Engraved by van den Keere for the Bertius's 'Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum'. Bertius was the brother-in law of both Jodocus Hondius and Pieter van der Keere. About 1620 he moved to Paris, becoming Cosmographer to Louis XIII, and dying there 1629.
[Ref: 11400]    £220.00 ($313 • €253 rates)


HONDIUS, Jodocus. Asia. London: Henry Featherstone, 1625, English text edition. Coloured. 150 x 195mm, set in text. False margin added on left.
Asia, first published in the reduced version of the Mercator/ Hondius 'Atlas Minor' of 1607. In 1621 the printing plates were sold to a London publisher and appeared in 'Purchas His Pilgrimies', as this example, with the letterpress sur-title 'Hondius his Map of Asia' . Later Dutch editions used new plates by Jansson.
[Ref: 8132]    £180.00 ($256 • €207 rates)


MALLET, Alain Manesson. Asie Ancienne. Paris, 1683. Coloured. 150 x 110mm.
Published in a the 'Description de l'Univers'.
[Ref: 8670]    £115.00 ($164 • €132 rates)


MALLET, Alain Manesson. Asie. Paris, 1683. Coloured. 150 x 110mm.
Published in athe 'Description de l'Univers'.
[Ref: 8671]    £110.00 ($156 • €126 rates)


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