South America

  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    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...
    11460

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

    320,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    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
    11361

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

    850,00 €
  • 1643 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    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....
    11765

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

    1 250,00 €
  • 1662 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    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
    11769

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

    1 680,00 €
  • 1720 - Johann Baptist Homann

    Johann Baptist Homann:  Portugalliae et Algarbiae ... [inset Brazil] Regnum Brasiliae in America Australi

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    Beautiful, old coloured map of Portugal by Johann Baptist Homann. With a large inset (20x20 cm) of the Portuguese colonies in Brazil. On the Atlantic Ocean the English and Portuguese fleets under...

    Portugalliae et Algarbiae ... [inset Brazil] Regnum Brasiliae in America...
    11720

    Old coloured map of Brazil. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

    450,00 €
  • 1729 - Alexis Hubert Jaillot

    Alexis Hubert Jaillot:  Amerique Septentrionale Divisee en Ses Principales Parties [and] L'Amerique Meridionale Divisee...

    R. & J. Ottens, Amsterdam, 1694 (1729)

    A matching set of two old colored maps of North and South America by Alexis Hubert Jaillot. California is still shown as an island and the Great Lakes are shown with open ends in the West. Separate...

    Amerique Septentrionale Divisee en Ses Principales Parties [and]...
    11770

    Old coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Amsterdam by R. & J. Ottens in 1729.

    2 900,00 €
  • 1630 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    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...
    10052

    Antique map of Paraguay. Printed in the year 1630.

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  • 1637 - Johannes Janssonius

    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
    11143

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

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  • 1638 - Daniel Meissner

    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
    10599

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

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  • 1638 - Daniel Meissner

    Daniel Meissner:  S. Salvator in Brasilien

    Fürst, Nuremberg, 1638

    Cooper engraved view of Salvador, Bahia in Brazil from D. Meissner "Sciographia Cosmica" printed 1638 in Nuremberg. With Latin and German aphorism and sailing boats.

    S. Salvator in Brasilien
    10876

    Antique town view of Salvador da Bahia, Brazil. Printed in Nuremberg by Fürst in 1638.

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  • 1638 - Daniel Meissner

    Daniel Meissner:  Cusco in West Indien

    Fürst, Nuremberg, 1638

    Cooper engraved view of Cuzco in Peru from D. Meissner "Sciographia Cosmica" printed 1638 in Nuremberg. With Latin and German aphorism.

    Cusco in West Indien
    10877

    Antique town view of Cuzco, Peru. Printed in Nuremberg by Fürst in 1638.

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  • 1671 - Arnoldus Montanus

    Arnoldus Montanus:  Brasilia

    Jacob Meurs, Amsterdam, 1671

    Hand-coloured engraved sea chart of Brazil by A. Montanus. From De Nieuwe en onbekende weereld: of Beschryving van America en 't zuid-land published 1671 in Amsterdam. Decorated with two...

    Brasilia
    11449

    Coloured map of Brazil. Printed in Amsterdam by Jacob Meurs in 1671.

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  • 1720 - Johannes van Keulen

    Johannes van Keulen:  Nieuwe Wassende Graadige Pas-kaart van de Kust van Guinea en Brasilia strekkende van Cap-Verde...

    J. v. Keulen, Amsterdam, circa 1720

    Very large scale seachart of the Atlanic Ocean from J. van Keulen. Showing the west coast of Africa down to South Africa and Brasil in the West. Exceptional for a nautical chart, a lot of inland...

    Nieuwe Wassende Graadige Pas-kaart van de Kust van Guinea en Brasilia...
    10419

    Sea chart of South America, Africa, Sea Chart. Printed in Amsterdam by J. v. Keulen circa 1720.

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  • 1746 - Jacques Nicolas Bellin

    Jacques Nicolas Bellin:  Karte von dem Mittaeglichen Meere

    Arkstee & Merkus, Leipzig, 1746

    Interesting and detailed sea chart of the Southern Atlantic Ocean by Nicolas Bellin. Showing the the west coast of South-Africa and the east coast of South-America with Tierra del Fuego. With a...

    Karte von dem Mittaeglichen Meere
    10557

    Sea chart of South-America, Africa, Sea chart. Printed in Leipzig by Arkstee & Merkus in 1746.

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  • 1747 - Emanuel Bowen

    Emanuel Bowen:  A New and Accurate Map of Chili, Terra Magellanica, Terra del Fuego &c.

    E. Bowen, London, 1747

    Bowen's map of the southern part of South America from 'A Complete System of Geography'. With one title cartouche and a compass rose. With two inset maps, one of Santiago, the other of Terra del...

    A New and Accurate Map of Chili, Terra Magellanica, Terra del Fuego &c.
    11034

    Antique map of Magellan, Santiago, Tierra del Fuego. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.

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  • 1747 - Emanuel Bowen

    Emanuel Bowen:  A New and Accurate Map of Paraguay, Rio de la Plata, Tucumania Guaria &c.

    E. Bowen, London, 1747

    Bowen's map of south central South America from 'A Complete System of Geography'. With one title cartouche and a compass rose. Showing the south central part of South America, from Argentina to...

    A New and Accurate Map of Paraguay, Rio de la Plata, Tucumania Guaria &c.
    11035

    Antique map of Uruguay, Paraguay, Bolivia, Peru, Brazil. Printed in London by E. Bowen in 1747.

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  • 1765 - Isaak Tirion

    Isaak Tirion:  Land-Kaart van het Eiland en de Volkplanting van Cayenne aan de Kust van Zuid-Amerika

    Amsterdam, circa 1765

    Attractive engraved map of French Guyana by I. Tirion. Showing the coast of French Guyana with a plan of Cayenne and the fortifications. With two cartouches and a compass rose.

    Land-Kaart van het Eiland en de Volkplanting van Cayenne aan de Kust van...
    10407

    Coloured map of Cayenne, French Guyana. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1765.

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  • 1770 - Tobias Conrad Lotter

    Tobias Conrad Lotter:  America Meridionalis Concinnata juxta Observationes Dnn Acad

    circa 1770

    Coloured copper engraving showing South America. After a map of De l'Isle.

    America Meridionalis Concinnata juxta Observationes Dnn Acad
    10005

    Old coloured map of South America. Printed circa 1770.

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