[West Indies, Jamaica, Hispaniola and South America]
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...12247
Antique woodcut map of Hispaniola, Jamaica. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.
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...11361
Antique woodcut map of Cuzco, Cusco, Peru. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.
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...11884
Antique map of Venezuela and the Caribbean. Printed in Louvain circa 1597.
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...11918
Coloured map of Brazil. Printed in Amsterdam by Henricus Hondius in 1636.
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...11765
Old coloured sea chart of the Strait of Magellan, Tierra del Fuego. Printed in Amsterdam by Joan Blaeu in 1643.
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...11769
Old coloured map of Rio Grande do Norte, Paraiba, Brazil. Printed in Amsterdam by Joan Blaeu in 1662.
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...12416
Old coloured map of South America. Printed in Rome by G. G. de Rossi in 1677.
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....11954
Old coloured map of the South Pole. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.
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...11956
Old coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Nuremberg by Johann Ernst Adelbulner in 1718.
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...12184
Old coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.
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,...12446
Old coloured map of South America. Printed in Amsterdam by Covens & Mortier circa 1730.
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...12044
Coloured sea chart of the Pacific Ocean. Printed in Amsterdam by Reiner & Joshua Ottens in 1745.
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...11326
Coloured woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.
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...12468
Coloured woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1550.
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...12611
Coloured woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1554.
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...12549
Woodcut sea chart of the Atlantic Ocean. Printed in Valladolid by Francisco Frenandez de Cordova in 1545.
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...11460
Antique woodcut town view of Cusco, Peru, Mexico City. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.
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...12430
Woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Sebastian Petri in 1598.
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...12579
Coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Frankfurt by Theodor de Bry in 1596.
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...10317
Coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Venice by G. Rosaccio in 1598.
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...10579
Old coloured map of the American continent. Printed in Cologne by Matthias Quad in 1604.
Paraguay, o Prov. de Rio de la Plata cum regionibus adiacentibus Tucuman et S.ta Cruz de la Sierra
Attractive map of Paraguay. Wtih 2 cartouche and a seamonster.10052
Antique map of Paraguay. Printed in the year 1630.
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...11143
Old coloured map of Colombia. Printed in Amsterdam by Janssonius circa 1637.
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...10599
Antique town view of Olinda, Brazil. Printed in Nuremberg by Fürst in 1638.