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  1. CUBA.

    CUBA.

    The New World.
    Map of Cuba with decorated cartouche, sea monsters and compass point. The maps for this atlas were engraved by Girolamo Porro from Padua, and are set within a page of text, with engraved headpiece and decorated initial. There were many editions of this popular atlas between 1576 and 1713. Learn More
    £300

    Date of Publication: 1590

    Published: Venice:

    Stock Code: 53269

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  2. IAMAICA.

    IAMAICA.

    Jamaica.
    Map of Jamaica with decorated cartouche and sea monster. The maps for this atlas were all engraved by Girolamo Porro from Padua, and are set within a page of text, with engraved headpiece and decorated initial. There were many editions of this popular atlas between 1576 and 1713. Learn More
    £265

    Date of Publication: 1590

    Published: Venice:

    Stock Code: 53272

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  3. America siue India Nova.

    America siue India Nova.

    This is the only known map to have been engraved by Gerard Mercator's grandson, Michael Mercator. "It is a hemispherical map contained within an attractive floral design, and surrounded by four roundels, one of which contains the title. The other three contain maps of the Gulf of Mexico, Cuba and Hispaniola, all spheres of Spanish influence" (Burden). Learn More
    £4,750

    Date of Publication: 1595

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    Stock Code: 52622

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  4. Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni typus.

    Tartariae sive Magni Chami Regni typus.

    [Kingdom of the Great Khan].
    This glorious map is embellished with an elegant border and a bold, imposing title cartouche in top right corner and a smaller oval cartouche in bottom left corner containing nine lines of Latin text. Natural topography is clearly delineated with the relief shown pictorially. Charming details include a couple of sailing ships, a large flying fish and two warriors in their tented camps. Learn More
    £1,800

    Date of Publication: 1598

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    Stock Code: 54753

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  5. HISPANIAE NOVAE SIVE MAGNAE VERAS DESCRIPTIO.

    HISPANIAE NOVAE SIVE MAGNAE VERAS DESCRIPTIO.

    Mexico.
    Interesting map of Mexico. Text at lower right gives information about places numbered on map, text at upper right gives information about the whole country. Both texts are in Latin, with strapwork borders Title at lower right. Decorative border. Matthaus Quad was a German cartographer based in Cologne, which, at the time was the centre for German cartography. Learn More
    £320

    Date of Publication: 1608

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    Stock Code: 54076

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  6. Four Continents Africa, America, Asia, Europe.

    Four Continents Africa, America, Asia, Europe.

    Magnificent set of maps of the four known continents, each map dated 1626 (but America actually 1631). "Africae, described the manners of their habits and buildinge; newly done into English by IS and published at the charges of G Humble" with five national costume figures to both sides and cities to top border, title cartouche top right, elephants, lions, hyena, ostriches and monkey, ships and sea monsters. Learn More
    £17,500

    Date of Publication: 1627

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    Stock Code: 52184

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  7. Hispaniae Novae Nova Descriptio

    Hispaniae Novae Nova Descriptio

    Size: 18 x 12 cm. (7 x 4 inches).
    In 1604 Hondius bought the plates of Gerard Mercator's atlas, added about 40 maps to Mercator's original number, and from 1606 published enlarged editions in many languages still under Mercator's name, but with his own name as publisher. These atlases have become known as the Mercator/Hondius series. The following year the maps were re-engraved in miniature form and issued as a pocket Atlas Minor. Learn More
    £195

    Date of Publication: 1628, Latin edition.

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    Stock Code: 54899

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  8. America Novita Delineata

    America Novita Delineata

    [Americas]
    A beautiful map of America reduced from Merian's earlier map of 1631, with decorative scrolled title cartouche in the bottom left corner, and two galleons and sea monsters out at sea. At the top, there is an inset map of Greenland with accompanying text in Latin. South America is misshapen, with Brazil extending too far to the east. The area known as New England is labelled "Norembega", and California is part of the western coastline. Learn More
    £1,200

    Date of Publication: 1638

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    Stock Code: 52638

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  9. America noviter delineata.

    America noviter delineata.

    [America newly described.]
    This map is a reduced version of the one Merian engraved for Johann Ludwig Gottfried in 1631. It is one of many derivative maps of the Jodocus Hondius, 1618. One noticeable difference is the altered perspective of the inset map of Greenland. Matthew Merian was not only a publisher, but an accomplished engraver in his own right. Born in Basel, Switzerland, he spent most of his life in Frankfurt where he met and married Theodore de Bry's daughter. Learn More
    £1,100

    Date of Publication: 1649

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    Stock Code: 53184

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  10. HISPANIAE NOVAE NOVA DESCRIPTIO.

    HISPANIAE NOVAE NOVA DESCRIPTIO.

    Size: 14 x 19 cm. (5 x 7 inches).
    Beautiful map of Mexico from Jansson's edition of Mercator's Atlas Minor. Petrus Kaerius, Abraham Goos and others provided additional maps showing new discoveries. Learn More
    £245

    Date of Publication: 1651, 2nd German edition.

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    Stock Code: 54186

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  11. PERU.

    PERU.

    Size: 19 x 14 cm. (7 x 5 inches).
    Beautiful map of Peru from Jansson's edition of Mercator's Atlas Minor. North to left of map. Learn More
    £130

    Date of Publication: 1651, 2nd German edition.

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    Stock Code: 54193

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  12. America,

    America,

    with those known parts in that unknowne worlde both people and manner of buildings...
    A wonderfully decorative and pleasing map of the Americas by the famous English cartographer John Speed. The map was published by Bassett and Chiswell in London during the latter half of the seventeenth century. Three sides of the map depict either assorted Native Americans in tribal attire, or vignettes of the important cities and trading settlements then known within the Americas. Learn More
    £7,500

    Date of Publication: 1676

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    Stock Code: 65259

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  13. GUIANE divisee en guiane et Caribane.

    GUIANE divisee en guiane et Caribane.

    Map showing north-east South America, from Trindad to the mouth of the Amazon - modern day Guyana and Surinam. Several large fictitious lakes make up much of the unexplored interior. Maps by Sanson in original colour are rare. Nicolas Sanson was founder of the French school of mapmakers, at a time when the leadership in European cartography passed from the Low Countries to France. Learn More
    £275

    Date of Publication: 1700

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    Stock Code: 54043

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  14. Audience de MEXICO.

    Audience de MEXICO.

    Size: 26.5 x 17 cm. (10 x 6 inches).
    Attractive map of Mexico and Yucatan. Title cartouche at top right. Maps by Sanson in original colour are rare. Nicolas Sanson was founder of the French school of mapmakers, at a time when the leadership in European cartography passed from the Low Countries to France. This map was published in Bion's treatise on globes. Nicolas Bion was a famous French mathematical and scientific instrument maker. Learn More
    £275

    Date of Publication: 1700

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    Stock Code: 54052

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  15. Chesapeake Bay Karte von der Bay Chesapeack

    Chesapeake Bay Karte von der Bay Chesapeack

    und den benachbarten Landen. Aus den besten engloendischen Karten gezogen.
    An attractive map of Chesapeake Bay and the surrounding parts of Virginia and Maryland, with Pennsylvania and New Jersey to the North. Title Cartouche at lower right. Learn More
    £360

    Date of Publication: 1703 - 1722

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    Stock Code: 63631

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  16. T Amerikaans gewest van Florida door Ferdinand de Soto Nader Ontdekten groot deels Bemagtigd.

    T Amerikaans gewest van Florida door Ferdinand de Soto Nader Ontdekten groot deels Bemagtigd.

    [Florida and Virginia].
    This attractive and early map of North America was originally prepared by Van der Aa for inclusion in his 1706 De gedenkwaardige en al-om beroemde voyagien der Spanjaarden na West-Indien. The map includes a very decorative title cartouche featuring early European settlers and traders and Native Americans. With separate German and Spanish scale of miles. Learn More
    £550

    Date of Publication: 1706

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    Stock Code: 59073

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  17. America, of Nieuw Ontdekte Weereld...

    America, of Nieuw Ontdekte Weereld...

    Map of America including California as an Island and with the northwestern part of North America blank. Decorative cartouche shows the division of the world among European nations. Native American holds tent aside to observe. Also includes globe, ship, navigational instruments such as cross staff and maps, feathered headdresses and garments. Learn More
    £550

    Date of Publication: 1707

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    Stock Code: 59074

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  18. A MAP OF TERRA FIRMA.

    A MAP OF TERRA FIRMA.

    Guiana and the Antilles islands.
    A map of the Dutch Antilles in the West Indies. A library stamp on the reverse shows through slightly. Learn More
    £220

    Date of Publication: 1711-17

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    Stock Code: 55132

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  19. A Map of the Island of BERMUDOS.  Divided into its Tribes with the Castles, Forts c.

    A Map of the Island of BERMUDOS. Divided into its Tribes with the Castles, Forts c.

    Size: 100 174 mm. (4 7 inches)
    A little map of Bermuda. The coastline is well documented as well as a Flemish wreck as a curiosity. Learn More
    £245

    Date of Publication: 1711-17

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    Stock Code: 55141

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  20. A Map of America According to the Newest and most Exact Observations

    A Map of America According to the Newest and most Exact Observations

    A compact map of North, Central and South America with the Equator and the Tropics of Cancer & Capricorn showing. Small boxed title. Learn More
    £350

    Date of Publication: 1711-17

    Published:

    Stock Code: 61169

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