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"Partie Occidentale de L'Isle de La Guadeloupe, Appellée la Basse Terre." Copper etching published in France, ca 1760. Modern hand coloring.
This map of the western part of Guadaloupe is east-oriented. In the lower left corner is a windrose with "north" pointing to the left! Notice the great topographical detail on this map. Even the underwater fishing banks are shown.
Map has very wide margins.Light browning of margin edges and minimal scattered spotting in margins. Crease in lower right margin corner. Small repair on lower margin edge. General condition is Almost Very Good.
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP2128
"Harum Insularum Fructibus ac Mere ibus onerant suas naves Hispani Galli & Angli". "Exposito Notarum Insulae Hispanorum...." Copper engraving dated 1700.
Interesting map of the Caribbean, Central America and northern South America. In the upper left is Tortuga Island and the tip of Florida. Notice the decorative cartouche in the upper right with historical sailing vessels.
Map is very clean. Vertical fold to fit atlas size.
22.5 x 32.8 cm ( 8.8 x 12.9 ")
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP2157
"Carte De L'Isle De Cuba Et Des Isles Lucayes" Copper engraving by Tadrdieu and Andre, ca 1770. Excellent , modern hand coloring.
Nice map of Cuba with the many surrounding Lucayes islands. The yellow area at the top of the map is the southern tip of Florida.
Map has a very wide margin with the typical fraying of old paper. Some very minimal repaired tears on margin edges. One small, light spot in right margin.
32 x 42.7 cm ( 12.5 x 16.8 ")
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP2163
Grundriss Des Cap François od. Franzoesischen Vorgebirges und dessen Gegenden." Copper engraving ca 1760.
This very detailed map shows the area of Cap Francois on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic. The map is not "northed" so that "north" is the line going into the title cartouche. In the lower left is an inset in great detail. The numbered list corresponds to the numbers of various monuments and details on the map.
Map has hardly visible vertical folds to fit book size. Narrow margins. Light water stain in lower right corner. Strong clean impression.
22.5 x 30.7 cm ( 8.8 x 12 ")
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP2160
“Pas-kaart Van de Zuyd-Kust van Espaniola met de Zee kust van Nuevo Reyne de Granada
Door Vooght Geometra T Amsterdam By Johannes van Keulen..."
Map shows the south coast of Hispaniola (Dominican Republic) with Santo Domingo and the islands of Aruba and Curacao (Dutch Antilles) as well as the north coast of Venezuela. In addition: Inset map of Cape Tiburon in the Domincan Republic. Winged putti hold a vase with flowers next to title cartouche.
Copper etching by Johannes van Keulen
Original hand coloring.
Published in his “Zee-Atlas". Amsterdam, ca. 1690
Map had some damages and was therefor laid down on China paper. A few light creases only on reverse side. Against a light source the few cracks can be seen. Map is clean. Margins are narrow. In spite of the faults this map's condition is much better than good!
50,8 x 58,5 cm (ca. 20 x 23")
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP238095
“Pas kaart Van de Zuyd kust van Cuba en Van Geheel Yamaica en andre bygelegen plaatsen Door Vooght Geometra t Amsterdam By Johannes van Keulen..."
Copper etching by Johannes van Keulen
Original hand coloring.
Published in his “Zee-Atlas". Amsterdam, ca. 1690
Sea chart shows southern coast of Cuba between Cap san Antonio in the west and Puerto Escondido in the east. The Isle of Pines, once an American settlement. Jamaica, The westend of Haiti. The Cayman Islands. Part of the coastline of Honduras. Two insets show harbours in Jamaica.
Title cartouche shows a central American native withg a cougar on the leash and a cougar facing a snake.
Map had suffered some damage in past centuries. It has been laid down on China paper. Some cracks and thin spots can be seen when held against a source of light.. Margins are narrow all around. But basically the map is in good condition. Very clean and with finely done original hand coloring
51,2 x 58,5 cm (ca. 20 x 23")
Order Nr. CARRIBBEANMAP238096
“Hispaniola Insula" (Haiti and Dominican Republic)
“ Ins. S. Ioannis" ( Island of Puerto Rico)
“I.S. Margareta cum Confiniis"(Isla Margarita) belongs to Venezuela)
“Havana portus celeberimus totius indiae Occidentalis" (Plan of Havanna with harbor)
Hand-colored copper etching. Hondius, Henricus, 1630
Decorative map from Mercator's Atlas published by H. Hondius', 1630. Two main maps (Cuba and Haiti) and four insets (Havana, Iamaica, Puerto Rico, Margarita) printed from one plate. With 8 ornamental cartouches, many ships and sea-creatures.
Very minor traces of age and use.. Wide margins. Reverse side has text in Dutch
35,5:49,5 cm (ca. 14 x 19.5")
Order Nr. CARRIBBEANMAP238098
“Isole Antili, La Cuba, La Spagnuola Descritte, e Dedicate Dal Padre Maestro Coronelli. Lettore, Cosmografo Della Serenissima Republica di Venetia All'Illustrissimo S. Sebastiano Bernardi, fu dell Ecc=S. Francesco".
Copper etching by Vincente Coronelli (1650 - 1718). From his atlas “Atlante Veneto". Published in Venice in 1690/95.
Map shows practically all islands in the Caribbean Sea south to the north coast of South America. Also shown the easternmost tip of Yucatan .
Map is very clean. Upper margin has been widened.
25.2 x 42.8 cm (10 x 16.9")
Order Nr. CARIBBEAN MAP 2181
“Tabula Novissima atque accuratissima Caraibicarum insularum sive Cannibalum quae etiam Antillae Gallicae dicuntur, itedm insulae Supraventum, et in Archipelago Mexicano sditae sunt, ac detectae a Christ. Columbo Anno 1493..."Copper etching by Reinero Ottens. Published by I. Ottens. Amsterdam, ca. 1730.
Showing in amazing detail among many other islands: Guadeloupe, Terra Magna, Dominica, Desiderata, Maria Galanta, Martanico (Martinique), Santa Lucia, Barbados, St. VincentBeke (Bequia), Moustiques, Cannaouan, Concordia, Cariouacou, Granata. And in a rather larghe inset a very detailed map of the island of Martanico (Martinique)
Clean! Three margins have been professionally widened. Verso blank.. Horizontal centerfold.
60 x 50 cm (23.4 x 19.5").
Order Nr. CARIBBEAN MAP 2170
"West Indies" Wood engraving printed in color ca 1900.
In the upper right is an inset of Puerto Rico. Below that are insets of Havanna Harbor and Bermuda.
Light browning in margins. Good condition.
21.5 x 27.2 cm (8.4 x 10.7 ")
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP2181
"Culiacanae Americanae Regionis, Descriptio"
"Hispaniolae, Cubae, Aliarumque Insularum Circumiacientium, Delineatio"
The upper part of this map shows the Mexican state of Sinaloa with its capital Culiacan. The focus stretches down to near Mazatlan. And, whats interesting, the long stretched island along the coast of Sinaloa is most likely meant to be Baja California, shown here at an early stage of knowledge.
The earliest Caribbean atlas map ever printed. Shows Southern Florida, the Bahamas and the Caribbean islands from Cuba to Martinique
Copper etching from the atlas “Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" by Abraham Ortelius. Beautifully hand-colored. With three Renaissance cartouches. The map is dated 1579. But this exemplar was printed in Antwerp in 1592
Image is in very fine condition. Some very minor spotting. Reverse side has text in Latin. Margins and centerfold show traces of age and use.
35.5 x 49.5 cm (14 x 19.5")
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP235600
"Karte Von Dem Eylande Hayti heutiges Tages Espagnola oder Die Insel St. Domingo Nebst den benachbarten Eylanden. Nach der Entdeckung vom Jahre 1492 und den ersten Niederlassungen der Spanier. Coppengraving by M. Bellin, dated1754. Modern hand coloring.
Map has hardly visible verical folds to fit book size. Clean - very good condition.
21 x 33 cm ( 8.2 x 12.9 ")
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP2161
"Descrittione dell'America o dell'India occidentale" Plate XXXIIII (34)
Type of print: Copper etching
Artist: Girolamo Porro
After: Giovanni Lorenzo d'Anania
Published in: "Geografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra"
Publisher: Gio. Battista & Giorgio Galignani Fratelli
First published in: "Geographia" von Claudius Ptolemy
Edition: Italian edition
Editor: Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555-1617)
Text: Italian. Complete. 8 double pages with the following chapters:
The discovery of America
Quivira ( a legendary area in North America, 1541 mentioned by Francisco Vazquez de Coronado
New Spain (Mexcio)
Apalaches (Allegheny Mountains)
Norumbega (a legendary area in NE-USA)
New France (French territories in North America)
Estotilandia (Labrador, Greenland, Iceland)
Castella Aurea (Legendary area in Brazil where gold was found)
Caribic Islands (2 articles)
Map size: Ca. 12,5 x 17 cm (ca. 4.9 x 6.7")
Page size: Ca. 28,5 x 19 cm (ca. 11.2 x 7.5")
Condition: Near perfect. Left margin narrow. Very minor traces of age.
Order Nr. NORTHAMERICAMAP236454
"Descrittione Dell'Isola Cuba". Copper etching from "L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo" (The most famous islands of the world by Thomas Porcacchi (1530 - 1585) and engraved by Girolamo Porro. The first edition of this work was published in Venice in 1572. This is from the second edition, 1620.
This map is an enlargement of the one shown on the page above. The coast of Cuba is shown with great detail, considering the early date of this map. Major settlements are shown. To the south is Jamaica and in the lower right corner is Haiti and part of the Dominican Republic. A second page of text in italian is included giving information of geography and history of Cuba.
The map image is clean, the impression is a bit weak. There are water stains in the corners of the margin. On the text page is a small repaired tear in the margin. Overall toning and some light spotting in text and margins. Condition is Better than Good.
Map size. 10.2 x 14.2 cm ( 4 x 5.6 ")
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP2158
"Descrittione Del L'Isola Di S. Giouanni, detta Borichen". Copper etching from "L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo" (The most famous islands of the world by Thomas Porcacchi (1530 - 1585) and engraved by Girolamo Porro. The first edition of this work was published in Venice in 1572. This is from the second edition, 1620.
This is one of the oldes maps of Puerto Rico. Here it is named San Giouanni with the mention that the Indians called it Borichen. To the left is part of the Dominican Republic and in the lower right corner is part of St. Croix. The map is on a text page as shown with text on backside and a second page of text. The Italian text describes the early history and geography of Puerto Rico.
Page has water stains in upper and lower left margin corners. Repaired hole on left margin edge. Map image is clean. Some creasing in margins.
Map size: 10 x 14 cm ( 3.9 x 5.5 ")
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP2159
"Carte des Isles Antilles ou du Vent Avec La Partie Oriental Des Isles Sous le Vent". Copper etching by Rigobert Bonne (1729-1795) for "Atlas de toutes les parties connues du globe terrestre" by Guillaume Thomas Francois Raynal (1713-1796). Published 1780 in Geneva. Modern hand coloring.
Map shows the chain of the Antilles. The pink island in the upper left is Puerto Rico.
Map has horizontal fold. In the margins are a few small spots. Condition is much better than Good.
31.7 x 21.2 cm ( 12.4 x 8.3 ")
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP4579
"Supplement Pour les Isles Antilles extrait des Cartes Angloises". Copper etching by Rigobert Bonne (1729-1795) for "Atlas de toutes les parties connues du globe terrestre" by Guillaume Thomas Francois Raynal (1713-1796). Published 1780 in Geneva. Modern hand coloring.
At the top is a map with a bit of Puerto Rico on the left and on the right is Isle de Aguille and St. Martin with Middelbury Caye. Below are separate islands. Top row left to right: I. de la Barboude, I. St. Christophe, and I. Antigua. Middle row left to right: I. de la Dominique, I. de Sainte Lucie, and I. de la Barbade. Lower row left toright:_ I. de St. Vincent, I. de la Grenade, I. de Tabago (Tobago).
Map has horizontal centerfold and some spotting especially in margins. Overall light age toning.
32 x 21 cm ( 12.5 x 8.2 ")
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP2153
“Pas kaart van de Nord Kust van Espaniola mert de Eylanden daar Benoorden..." Copper etching by Johannes van Keulen. Pleasant recent hand coloring. Amsterdam, 1692
Attractive south-oriented!!! sea chart showing the north coast of Espaniola island (Dominican Republic and Haiti), also showing the eastern end of Cuba and the Turks and Caicos islands north up to San Salvador. Chart has two insets: Tortuga and Port of Guanives. Decorative figure cartouche lower left corner of chart. Verso: Blank
Map has a few non-disturbing light spots.! Margins have some some minor repaired tears. Condition: Almost very good. Vertical centerfold.
51.2 x 58 cm (20.2 x 24.2").
Order Nr. CARIBBEAN MAP 2177
“Westindien Central-America und das noerdliche und nordwestliche Sued America Nueva Granada und Venezuela". The Caribbean Sea and bordering Florida, Central America and South America. Steel engraving by Szen and Poppey. Original outline hand coloringFrom the Atlas by Heinrich Kiepert. Weimar. Ca. 1865.
General age toning. Browning of margin edges. Some minor tears on margin edges repaired.Verso: blank.
52.5 x 62 cm 20.7 x 24.4").
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP2172
“West Indies". Copper etching by T. Clerk for: “New General Atlas" by John Thomson. Published by Thomson & Co. 1814. Original hand coloring.
Focus of this map is on the islands of the Caribbean Sea. Bordered by Southern Florida and parts of Central America as well as the northern Venezualan coast. to the mouth of the Orinoco river.
Large atractive map. Along margin edges some brwoning and a few repaired tears. Vertical centerfold.
49 x 67.5 cm (19.3 x 26.6").
Order Nr. CARIBBEAN MAP 2173
No title. Eastern part of Carbbean Sea. Copper etching by J. Stenger. Partial original borderline hand coloring. Published by Franz Anton Schraembl in: “Der allgemeine Grosse Schraemblische Atlass". Vienna 1786.
Eastern part of a set of two Caribbean Sea maps. Shows Bahamas, eastern part of Cuba, Jamaica and all the islands to Trinidad. Also the southern part of Panama and northern coast of Venezuela to the mouth of the Orinoco river
Large, very clean map with wide margins. Minor creasing along vertical centerfold. Very good condition.
50.7 x 58 cm (20 x 22.8").
Order Nr. CARIBBEAN MAP 2178
“West India Islands St. Christophers, St. Lucia, Nevis"Copper etching by Kirkwood for: “New General Atlas" by John Thomson. Published by Thomson & Co. ca 1820. Original outline hand coloring.
General age toning. Vertical centerfold. Otherwise fine.
Page size: 53.7 x 72 cm (21.1 x 28.3").
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP2175
“West India Island. St. Vincent Barbados". Copper etching by Kirkwood for: “New General Atlas" by John Thomson. Published by Thomson & Co. 1814. Original outline hand coloring.
Very detailed side by side map of the two Caribbean islands.
General age toning. No blemishes worth mentioning. Vertical centerfold. Fine map!
Size of page: 54.5 x 69.3 cm (21.5 x 27.3").
Order Nr. CARIBBEAN MAP 2174
“West Indies entworfen und gezeichnet von C.F. Weiland". The Caribbean Sea. Steel engraving by C(arl) F(erdinand) Weiland. Outline original hand coloring. Published Weimar 1830.
The entire island world of the Caribbean Sea, including Florida, Yucatan, parts of Honduras, all of Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, and the northern coast of Venezuela, eastward to the mouth of the Orinoco river. Upper right corner has inset with a plan of the city of Havanna.
Map is clean. Two corners and upper margin a bit wrinkly. Parallel creases next to centerfold. Two thin paper spots (visble agains light). Verso blank. Overall appearance: Very nice.
48 x 58 cm (18.9 x 22.8").
Order Nr. CARIBBEAN MAP 2171
"Baye et Ville de Havana ou S. Cristoval." Copper engraving from a French source ca 1750.
Map shows the town and port of Havanna in careful detail. Some of the early landmarks such as Fort Moro and Fort Mosa de María are shown. Two native inhabitants grace the cartouche.
Side margins are very wide. There is repair work on the lower margin. It has been reinforced. On the backside is part of a map of Cartagena. Map is otherwise clean.
21.4 x 31.2 cm ( 8.4 x 12.2 ")
Order Nr. CARRIBEANMAP2154
"Carte de LÍsle d'Hayti Aujoud'hui l'Espagnole, ou L'Isle de St. Domingue Avec les Isles Voisines" Copper etching by M. Bellin, dated 1754.
The island of Santo Domingo and Haiti are divided into the regions of the various caciques of the time with names given. On the left side is part of Cuba and Jamaica. In the lower right is Puerto Rico.
Map is clean with two vertical folds to fit book size. Margins are wider than shown and have very light browning on edges.
21.8 x 33.3 cm ( 8.5 x 13.1 ")
Order Nr. CARIBBEAN MAP 2150
“West-Indien und Centro-America". Carribean Sea. Steel etching by Friedrich von Stuelpnagel. Gotha 1859.
Map includes all of Florida, parts of Alabama, Mississippi, Lousisiana. Three insets: Guadeloupe with Marie Galante; Havanna and harbor; Martzinique.
General age toning. Browning along margin edges.
30.3 x 39.7 (11.9 x 15.6")
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP2166
"Isle De Saint Dominique" Copper etching by Bellin ca 1750. Modern hand coloring.
Nice map of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Notice the topographical details.
Map has vertical centerfold. A few light, scattered spots in margins. Water stain on upper left margin edge.
20.9 x 34.7 cm ( 8.2 x 13.6 ")
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP2162
"Partie Orientale de L'Isle de la Guadaloupe Appellée la Grande-Terre". Copper etching published in France, ca 1760.
This map shows the eastern part of Guadaloupe with its surrounding islands and undwater fishing banks.
Map has wide margins. Minimal light scattered spotting in margins and light browning on margin edges. Thin crease on left margin edge. Overall condition is Almost Very Good.
21.8 x 35 cm ( 8.6 x 13.7 ")
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP2129
"Carte de L'Isle de Saint Domingue" Copper etching by M. Bellin, ca 1755.
The topography is very detailed on this map showing the Dominican Republic and Haiti.
Map has vertical folds to fit atlas size. Map is in Almost Very Good condition.
19 x 29 cm ( 7.4 x 11.4 ")
Order Nr. CARRIBEANMAP2156
"Neuseste Karte von Centralamerica und West Indien 1843" Steel etching from "Neuster Zeitungs Atlas. Alter und Neuer Erdkunde" by J. Meyer, ca 1850. Some original outline coloring.
In the lower left is Central America. In the upper right is an inset of the Isthmus of Panama showing the area in fine detail.
Map image has a few scattered spots. Light browning and spotting in margins. Light creasing. Small repaired tear in left margin edge.
29.5 x 36 cm ( 11.6 x 14.1 ")
Order Nr. CENTRALAMERICAMAP2008
"Ile de St. Domingue"
Steel engraving by Ch. Dyonet after A.H. Dufour, ca 1840. From "Histoire de Consulat de l'Empire" by M. Theirs.
Print has wide margins with a few very light spots . Small, repaired tear on bottom margin edge.
21.2 x 37.2 cm (8.3 x 14.6 ")
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP2151
Carte Particuliere des Antilles du Golfe
du Mexique avec l'sthme de Panama". Caribean Sea.
Clean! Excellent condition
28 x 40 cm (11 x 15.7")
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP2167
"Les Isles de La Guadaloupe de Marie Galante, de La Désirade, et Celles Des Saintes: Colonie Françoise dans les Antilles". Copper etching by Rigobert Bonne (1729-1795) for "Atlas de toutes les parties connues du globe terrestre" by Guillaume Thomas Francois Raynal (1713-1796). Published 1780 in Geneva. Modern hand coloring.
This interesting map shows Guadaloupe and the surrounding islands.
Vertical centerfold and some very minor spots in margins. Condition is much better than Good.
20.5 x 31 cm ( 8 x 12.2 ")
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP4580
"Carte De L'Isle De La Guadeloupe". Copper engraving by Bellin dated 1758. Modern hand coloring.
Decorative map of Guadeloupe and its islands.
Map has vertical centerfold.
21 x 30.5 ( 8.2 x 12 ")
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP2165
"Carte de l'isle de la Martinique.
Colonie françoise de l'une des Isles Antilles de
l'Amerique". Copper etching by Guillaume De l'Isle
(1675-1726). Edited by Johannes Coven and Corneille Mortier,
Amsterdam, 1733. Original
This attractive maritime map shows the island of Martinique in careful detail. In the lower left is the map legend.
Map has light toning. Repaired tear in
the lower margin along center. Up margin shows browning.
Overall condition is
56.3 x 58.9 cm ( 22.2 x 23.2 ")
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP2176
"Carte de L'Isle de La Martinique, Colonie Française dan les Antilles". Copper etching by Rigobert Bonne (1729-1795) , published ca 1780. Modern hand coloring.
This detailed map of Martinique shows even the sandbanks surrounding the island. Waterways and mountains add a topographical note.
Map is on the typical uneven, thin (but very strong) paper of many maps of this time. In upper and left margins are thin creases not disturbing image. General condition is Almost Very Good.
31.4 x 20.2 cm ( 13.3 x 7.9 ")
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP2126
" Carte De L Isle De La Martinique" Copper engraving by M. Bellin dated 1758. Recent hand coloring.
Notice that the direction "north" is shown by the arrow on the diagonal line in the upper left part of the image. Map is very detailed showing inland roads.
19.7 x 30.4 cm ( 7.7 x 11.9 ")
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP2170
Martinico. (Martinique). Anonymous copper
etching. Intricate rendering of this island in the Carribean
11,1 x 15,4 cm (4,4 x 6,1")
Order Nr. CARIBBEANMAP2092