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  GLOBES 

SUMIRA, Sylvia. The Art and History of Globes. A profusely-illustrated guide to old globes New.
A well-written guide to globes, with detailed descriptions of examples from 1492 to the end of the nineteenth century.
[Ref: 14996]    £30.00 ($39 • €35 rates)


  WORLD 
 World Maps 

ARMITAGE, Geoff & BAYNTON-WILLIAMS, Ashley. [Detailed study of British world maps]
The World at their Fingertips: Eighteenth-Century British Two-Sheet Double-Hemisphere World Maps. Vaduz: Sylvia Ioannou Foundation; & London: British Library, 2012. Oblong 4to, cloth & illus. d/w, pp. 262, profusely illustrated. New.
A look at large-format double-hemisphere world maps, with facinating background detail about the London map trade.
[Ref: 13577]    £45.00 ($58 • €53 rates)


  AMERICA 
 Eastern Seaboard 

Illustrated London News. [Map of Washingon]
District of Columbia. London, 1861. Wood-engraving. Map area 190 x 245mm set in text.
Map of the district of Columbia from a supplement dated August 10th 1861. On the back are two half page images [The Civil War in America: Fight at Hainsville, on the Upper Potomac - Advance of the Wisconsin Men (Federalists) and [The Port of Dieppe, see page 148].
This item is currently on reserve


 West Indies 

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [18th century map of Martinique]
Carte de L'Isle de Martinique. Paris, 1758. Coloured. 220 x 320mm.
Old map of Martinique published in Abbé Prevost's 'Histoire Generale des Voyages'.
[Ref: 6275]    £90.00 ($116 • €106 rates)


FADEN, William. [Miniature map of the West Indies]
West India Islands London: Faden, 1798. Original colour. Sheet size 155 x 180 mm.
Map of the West Indies engraved by Palmer for Faden's 'Atlas Minimus Universalis'. William Faden was geographer to George III.
[Ref: 16388]    £80.00 ($103 • €94 rates)


 Cuba 

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 ($116 • €106 rates)


 South America 

MONTANUS, Arnoldus. [Paita in Peru]
Expurgnatio Paytæ. London: John Ogilby, 1671. 130 x 165mm, set in English text.
The Dutch fleet under Joris van Spilbergen bombarded Paita in 1617, described in the text underneath. From Ogilby's 'America', an English edition of Montanus' 'De Nieuwe En Onbekende Weereld', published the same year by Meurs. A German edition by Dapper used the same plate in 1673.
[Ref: 8744]    £70.00 ($90 • €83 rates)


MONTANUS, Arnoldus. [Guarme]
Guarme. London: John Ogilby, 1671. 130 x 165mm, set in English text.
From Ogilby's 'America', an English edition of Montanus' 'De Nieuwe En Onbekende Weereld', published the same year by Meurs. A German edition by Dapper used the same plate in 1673.
[Ref: 8862]    £70.00 ($90 • €83 rates)


DU VAL, Pierre. [Tucuman Province, Argentina]
Tucuman. Paris, 1682, original outline colour, 105 x 130mm.
The province of Tucumán in Argentina, marking its rivers, tribal lands, mission posts and settlements. Rio de La Plata is marked as is Buenos Aires and S. Miguel de Tucuman, the provincial capital. From Du Val's miniature atlas 'La Géographie Universelle'.
[Ref: 10820]    £80.00 ($103 • €94 rates)


DU VAL, Pierre. [Peru]
Perou. Paris, 1682, original outline colour, 105 x 130mm.
A miniature map of Peru, marking its topography, tribal lands, rivers and settlements. From Du Val's miniature atlas 'La Géographie Universelle'.
[Ref: 10824]    £80.00 ($103 • €94 rates)


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