South America

  • Benedetto Bordone:  [West Indies, Jamaica, Hispaniola and South America]

    Venice, 1528-1565

    Rare map of the Caribbean with parts of South America by Benedetto Bordone. With Jamaica, Hispaniola and the northern part of South America.From Libro di Benedetto Bordone... de tutte...

    [West Indies, Jamaica, Hispaniola and South America]
    1528 - Benedetto Bordone
    12247

    Antique woodcut map of Hispaniola, Jamaica. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.

    690,00 €
  • Francois de Belleforest:  Il Cuscho Citta Principale della Provincia del Peru

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A scarce and early woodcut view of Cusco (Cuzco) in Peru. Ruled in brown ink. As a woodcut view, it is extremely fine cut and represents one of the earliest views of a city in the New World. The...

    Il Cuscho Citta Principale della Provincia del Peru
    1575 - Francois de Belleforest
    11361

    Antique woodcut map of Cuzco, Cusco, Peru. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    850,00 €
  • Cornelius Wytfliet:  Residuum Continentis Cum Adiacentibus Insulis.

    Louvain, circa 1597

    Early and important antique map of Venezuela and the eastern part of the Caribbean by Cornelis van Wytfliet. First published in 1597 in Descriptionis Ptolemaicae Augmentum . Showing the north...

    Residuum Continentis Cum Adiacentibus Insulis.
    1597 - Cornelius Wytfliet
    11884

    Antique map of Venezuela and the Caribbean. Printed in Louvain circa 1597.

    820,00 €
  • Jodocus Hondius:  Accuratissima Brasiliae Tabula. Amstelodami Henricus Hondius excudit.

    Henricus Hondius, Amsterdam, 1636

    Antique map of Brazil by Henricus Hondius. Shows a very detailed and accurate coastline while the interior is still speculative. With two inset maps of Baya de Todos os Sanctos (Bay of All...

    Accuratissima Brasiliae Tabula. Amstelodami Henricus Hondius excudit.
    1636 - Jodocus Hondius
    11918

    Coloured map of Brazil. Printed in Amsterdam by Henricus Hondius in 1636.

    950,00 €
  • Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Tabula Magellanica, qua Tierrae del fuego cum celeberrimis fretis a F. Magellano et I. Le Maire...

    Joan Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1643-50

    Blaeu's splendid map of Tierra de Fuego with the Strait of Magellan.Old coloured sea chart of Tierra de Fuego with the Strait of Magellan and Le Maire Strait by Willem Blaeu. From the French...

    Tabula Magellanica, qua Tierrae del fuego cum celeberrimis fretis a F....
    1643 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu
    11765

    Old coloured sea chart of the Strait of Magellan, Tierra del Fuego. Printed in Amsterdam by Joan Blaeu in 1643.

    1 250,00 €
  • Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Praefecturae de Paraiba, et Rio Grande

    Joan Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1662

    Impressive and coveted map of the coastline in the north-east of Brazil. The map was published for the first time by J. Blaeu in Rerum per octennium in Brasilia by Caspar Barlaeus in 1647 and...

    Praefecturae de Paraiba, et Rio Grande
    1662 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu
    11769

    Old coloured map of Rio Grande do Norte, Paraiba, Brazil. Printed in Amsterdam by Joan Blaeu in 1662.

    1 680,00 €
  • Giovanni Giacomo Rossi:  L'America Meridionale Nuovamente Coretta...

    G. G. de Rossi, Rome, 1677

    First state of the rare map of South America by G. G. de Rossi after G. Sanson. Based on the map of Sanson from 1669. This is the first state of the map, dated 1677 in the cartouche. From de...

    L'America Meridionale Nuovamente Coretta...
    1677 - Giovanni Giacomo Rossi
    12416

    Old coloured map of South America. Printed in Rome by G. G. de Rossi in 1677.

    650,00 €
  • Christoph Weigel:  Facies Poli Antarctici ex recentissimis itinerariis descripta a. Christophoro Weigelio

    Johann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718

    Old coloured map of the South Pole by Christoph Weigel. Shows the southern polar region with the tip of South America ( Tierra Del Fuego, Cape Horn), the Strait of Magellan and the Le Maire Strait....

    Facies Poli Antarctici ex recentissimis itinerariis descripta a....
    1718 - Christoph Weigel
    11954

    Old coloured map of the South Pole. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

    650,00 €
  • Christoph Weigel:  Novi Orbis sive Totius Americae cum Adiacentibus Insulis Nova exhibitio

    Johann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1718

    Scarce and interesting map of America by Christoph Weigel. California is still represented as a big island. The Mississippi river flows into the Gulf of Mexico. In the northern Pacific a legend...

    Novi Orbis sive Totius Americae cum Adiacentibus Insulis Nova exhibitio
    1718 - Christoph Weigel
    11956

    Old coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.

    890,00 €
  • Johann Baptist Homann:  Totius Americae Septentrionalis et Meridionalis Novissima Repraesentatio

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    Early antique map of America by Johann Baptist Homann. The first of two America maps by Homann. This example is in the third state with California already correctly represented as a peninsula. For...

    Totius Americae Septentrionalis et Meridionalis Novissima Repraesentatio
    1720 - Johann Baptist Homann
    12184

    Old coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

    790,00 €
  • Guillaume de l'Isle:  L'Amerique Meridionale Dressee sur les Observations de Mrs. de l'Academie Royale des Sciences......

    Covens & Mortier, Amsterdam, circa 1730

    Old coloured map of South America after Guillaume de l'Isle. This is the Covens & Mortier version of the G. de l'Isle map of south America. With the legendary lake Lake Parime or Lake Parima,...

    L'Amerique Meridionale Dressee sur les Observations de Mrs. de...
    1730 - Guillaume de l'Isle
    12446

    Old coloured map of South America. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1730.

    500,00 €
  • Reiner Ottens:  Novae Hispaniae, Chili, Peruviae, et Guatimalae Littorae

    Reiner & Joshua Ottens, Amsterdam, 1745

    Large sea chart of Central and South America by Reiner & Joshua Ottens. Shows the eastern part of the Pacific with the northwest coast of South America to Valparaiso and South Mexico from Cap...

    Novae Hispaniae, Chili, Peruviae, et Guatimalae Littorae
    1745 - Reiner Ottens
    12044

    Coloured sea chart of the Pacific Ocean. Printed in Amsterdam by Reiner & Joshua Ottens in 1745.

    1 100,00 €
  • Sebastian Münster:  Die Neuwen Inseln / so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient / bey dem Landt Indie ligen

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1574)

    The first map to show the New World as an entity. Earliest appearance of Japan on a map, predating European contact. First appearance of Mare Pacificum on a map.Sebastian Munster's...

    Die Neuwen Inseln / so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient / bey dem Landt...
    1540 - Sebastian Münster
    11326

    Coloured woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

  • Sebastian Münster:  Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem Land India ligen

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1550)

    The first map to show the New World as an entity. Earliest appearance of Japan on a map, predating European contact. First appearance of Mare Pacificum on a map.Early state of...

    Die neuwen Inseln, so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient bey dem Land India...
    1540 - Sebastian Münster
    12468

    Coloured woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1550.

  • Sebastian Münster:  Tabula Novarum Insularum, quas Diversis Respectibus Occidentales & Indianas Vocant

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1554)

    The first map to show the New World as an entity. Earliest appearance of Japan on a map, predating European contact. First appearance of Mare Pacificum on a map.Early state of...

    Tabula Novarum Insularum, quas Diversis Respectibus Occidentales &...
    1540 - Sebastian Münster
    12611

    Coloured woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1554.

  • Pedro de Medina:  Nuevo Mundo

    Francisco Frenandez de Cordova, Valladolid, 1545

    Real First Edition of Medina's Very Rare Map of America and the Atlantic.Very rare and important first edition of the map of America and the Atlantic from Pedro de Medina's Arte de Navegar...

    Nuevo Mundo
    1545 - Pedro de Medina
    12549

    Woodcut sea chart of the Atlantic Ocean. Printed in Valladolid by Francisco Frenandez de Cordova in 1545.

  • Sebastian Münster:  Der Statt Themistitan in den Neuwen Inseln gelegen / Die Statt Cusco so die fuernembste im Land...

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Early woodcut view of Cusco (Cuzco) in Peru by Sebastian Munster on the full double sheet. One of the earliest views of a city in the New World. Verso an early woodcut plan of Mexico City, showing...

    Der Statt Themistitan in den Neuwen Inseln gelegen / Die Statt Cusco so...
    1574 - Sebastian Münster
    11460

    Antique woodcut town view of Cusco, Peru, Mexico City. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

  • Sebastian Münster:  Americae sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio / Die newen Inseln, so hinder Hispania gegen Orient,...

    Sebastian Petri, Basle, 1588 (1598)

    Beautiful original antique map of America by Sebastian Münster. The west coast of North America features Vázquez de Coronado's Quivira , one of the mythical Seven Cities of Gold , as well as the...

    Americae sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio / Die newen Inseln, so hinder...
    1588 - Sebastian Münster
    12430

    Woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Sebastian Petri in 1598.

  • Theodor de Bry:  America sive Novus Orbis Respectu Europaeorum Inferior Globi Terrestris Pars 1596

    Theodor de Bry, Frankfurt, 1596

    De Bry's Beautifully Engraved Map of the New World.A very fine full color example of De Bry's scarce map of North and South America. With full-length portraits of the important explorers...

    America sive Novus Orbis Respectu Europaeorum Inferior Globi Terrestris...
    1596 - Theodor de Bry
    12579

    Coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Frankfurt by Theodor de Bry in 1596.

  • Girolamo Ruscelli:  America

    G. Rosaccio, Venice, 1598

    Coloured copper engraved America Map of G. Ruscelli. This example has a thin unexplained engraved line around the continent. From Ruscelli's Ptolemy Geographica "Le Relationi Universali" published...

    America
    1598 - Girolamo Ruscelli
    10317

    Coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Venice by G. Rosaccio in 1598.

  • Giovanni Antonio Magini:  America

    Matthias Quad, Cologne, 1604

    Beautiful original old hand coloured copper engraved map of America. Based on Giovanni d'Anian's Map of America from 1582. Compared to the Western Hemisphere map from Ortelius, Magini includes...

    America
    1604 - Giovanni Antonio Magini
    10579

    Old coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Cologne by Matthias Quad in 1604.

  • Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Paraguay, o Prov. de Rio de la Plata cum regionibus adiacentibus Tucuman et S.ta Cruz de la Sierra

    1630

    Attractive map of Paraguay. Wtih 2 cartouche and a seamonster.

    Paraguay, o Prov. de Rio de la Plata cum regionibus adiacentibus Tucuman...
    1630 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu
    10052

    Antique map of Paraguay. Printed in the year 1630.

  • Johannes Janssonius:  Terra Firma et Novum Regnum Granatense et Popayan

    Janssonius, Amsterdam, circa 1637

    Decorative, old coloured copper engraved map of Colombia by J. Janssonius. Shows parts of Ecuador with Esmeraldas in the south-west, up to Venezuela in the East. With the detailed course of the...

    Terra Firma et Novum Regnum Granatense et Popayan
    1637 - Johannes Janssonius
    11143

    Old coloured map of Colombia. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius circa 1637.

  • Daniel Meissner:  Olinda de Phernambuco

    Fürst, Nuremberg, 1638

    Cooper engraved view of Olinda the historical city in the Brazilian state of Pernambuco from D. Meisner "Sciographia Cosmica" printed 1638 in Nuremberg. With Latin and German aphorism and sailing...

    Olinda de Phernambuco
    1638 - Daniel Meissner
    10599

    Antique town view of Olinda, Brazil. Printed in Nuremberg by Fürst in 1638.

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