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117 JANSSONIUS, J. Terra Firma et Novum regnum Granatense et Propayan. Amsterdam, after 1630. In original o/l colours. Generally in very good condition. With some contemporary manuscript annotations in brown ink. 371 x 485 mm.
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¤ Fine copy, with wide margins of this handsome map of the Isthmus of Panama and northwestern South America including most of present day Columbia and part of Venezuela.
Terra Firma is Panama, Veragua is Costa Rica, and Popayan in the west and Nuevo Rey Node Granada in the east refers to the mountainous Columbia.
The map is significant both for illustrating these early historic areas in the New World and for the numerous settlements, rivers and mountains.
The map is based on the cartography of Hessel Gerritsz.

No text on verso. From a French composite atlas. V.d. Krogt, Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. I, 9810:1.

118 JANSSON, J. Americae pars meridionalis. Amsterdam, 1650. Beau col. ancien. A few wormholes in center part of map re-inforced. 462 x 548 mm.
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¤ Decorated with several ships and sea monsters, and a cartouche flanked by engravings of six Indians, netted hammocks and South American fauna.

119 SANSON, N. Amerique Meridionale. . . Paris, P. Mariette, 1667. In original o/l colours. Paper slightly age toned. Some very light marginal water staining spotting. 200 x 275 mm.
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¤ Map of South America prepared by N.Sanson and published by Pierre Mariette.
Published in an early edition of the small Sanson atlas L'Europe Dediée a Monseigneur . . . Le Tellier Secret. D'Estat &c."The atlas proved popular and the maps were imitated by Johann Zunners in Frankfurt (1679) and by Joannes Ribbius and François Halma (1682-1730s). The map offered here is the first plate. Engraved by A.Peyrounin.

120 LE ROUGE, G.L. L'Amerique méridionale. Paris, 1746. Limites en col. d'époque. Very good condition. 204 x 274 mm.
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¤ Interesting map of South America.

121 DEPOT GENERAL DE LA MARINE Carte réduite de l'Océan Méridional: contenant toutes les costes de l'Amérique Méridionale depuis l'Euqater jusqu' au 57 degré de latitude et les costes. . . Paris, 1753. Uncoloured. Good condition. 542 x 870 mm.
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¤ Chart of Atlantic ocean. Showing the south-east coast of America, the south-west coasts of Africa. In the lower right the sign of the "Depôt de la Marine".
Interestingly the charts shows the first and second track of the vessel Celemaque from Bordeaux to Bourbon in the years 1816 and 1822. The tracks are marked in red, brown and blue ink with some annotations. The vessel visited Cape Town after which apparently another set of charts was used.

122 LOTTER, T.C. America Meridionalis. Augsburg, 1772. Coloured. Paper age toned, spotted and with surface dirt. Water stain in upper right corner. With an uncoloured title cartouche as issued. 455 x 576 mm.
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¤ A handsome detailed map with a large title piece at bottom left is surrounded by natives, a bird and a elephant.

123 BRION de la TOUR L'Amérique méridionale. Paris, 1783. Original o/l colours In good condition. 747 x 522 mm.
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¤ Map of South America embellished with a figurative title cartouche.

124 DE LAPORTE, L'Abbé. L'Amérique Méridionale . . . Paris, Prudhomme, Levrault, Debray, 1806. In original o/l colours. In very good condition. Right margin cut close. 180 x 222 mm.
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¤ Map of the South American continent, from Atlas moderne portatif composé de vingt-huit cartes sur toutes les parties du globe terrestre .. A l'usage des Colléges, des Pensions & des Maisons Religieuses, etc..
First published as Atlas Moderne ou Collection de Cartes in 1777 (we thank Roger Baskes for a description), it was intended primarily for "la jeunesse des Colléges & des Pensions, des Maisons Religieuses, & toutes les personnes qui étudient ou enseignent la géographie," and the foreword, after noting the success of the first edition, says it has been improved with this clientele in mind. It went through at least six editions before the end of the century and at least three in the nineteenth century.
Many of the plates were revised during publication.

125 OLIVIERI L'america meridionale. Rome, 1823. In original o/l colours. Wide margins, very good and dark impression. 138 x 178 mm.
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¤ Charming map of South America from the rare atlas Atlante Tascabile o sia Serie di Num. XXI Cartine Geografiche nelle quali si rappresenta in ristretto lo Stato Attuale di tutte le Parti del Globo Terraqueo. In Roma MDCCCIV Si vende presso lo Stampator Olivieri al Corso N° 335 ….

126 DUFOUR, A.H. Amerique du sud. Paris, Jules Renouard, ca.1840. In original o/l colours. Steel engraving. In very good condition. 385 x 235 mm.
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¤ Finely engraved map of South America, prepared by A.H.Dufour and engraved by Giraldon-Bovinet. Published by Jules Renouard in his uncommon atlas "Le globe Atlas classique Universel de géographie ancienne et moderne, pour servir a l'étude de la géographie et de l'histoire dressé par M. A.H.Dufour, Et revu par M.Jomard".
To the left- "Tableau statistique", giving details on geographical, statistic and economical details of the region.
Jules Renouard was a publisher, active at 6 Rue de Tournon, Paris. A line in bottom part informs the reader that Jules Renouard was the editor of "La Géographie de Balbi". Afterwards the company was called "Jules Renouard et Cie" and known for his plans and panoramas of Paris. The business was continued by his widow. Tooley, Dictionary of mapmakers.

127 LEVASSEUR, V. Amérique Méridionale. Paris, c.1850. In original o/l colours. Paper very slightly age toned, generally in good condition. 310 x 427 mm.
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¤ A very decorative 19th century map of the continent colored to show political divisions. The map is surrounded by steel engraved scenes including horses, Indians, mining and indigenous animals. A town view in the upper right corner. This is the edition without the mountains in the background.
One of the last decorative maps of the area. From his Atlas Universel Illustré.

128 VUILLEMIN, A. Nouvelle carte Illustrée de l'Amérique du Sud . . Paris, Fatout, 1860. In original o/l colours. Steel engraved map, a good and dark impression. Paper very slightly spotted and age toned. Repair of lower part center fold 8cm. Into engraved area. Very good. 600 x 845 mm.
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¤ A most decorative mid 19th century map, in left and right part 12 vignettes giving a wealth of statistic and commercial information of each region in South America. Also two botanical vignettes in the lower corners. With a colour key .
In lower right corner an inset of the Western hemisphere, with all major steam vessel lines around and to the continent..
The text is engraved in steel by Gérin, and the map by F.Lefévre. The illustrations are after a design by A.Testard and are engraved by Guesnu.

129 GARNIER,F.A. Amerique du Sud Spheroidale. Paris, 1861. In original colours. Very fine condition. 315 x 315 mm.
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¤ Very detailed map from "Atlas Sphérodïdal & Universel de géographie", Prepared by F.A.Garnier and edited by Jules Renouard, rue de Tournon, Paris. Uncommon map in an unusual projection. With decorative title cartouche on top. Covering south America, Caribbean and most part of the United States of America.

130 MIGEON, J. Amérique Méridionale. Paris, 1874. Original colours. Steel engraving in mint condition. 365 x 270 mm.
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¤ Decorative map of the South America from Géographie Universelle, Atlas Migeon. With an inset map of the Galapagos Islands. Published by J. Migeon. In upper right hand corner a view of the Saint Angu castle in Rome engraved by Smith.
From one of the last decorative atlases published in the 19th century.


131 BLAEU, W. Novus Brasiliae Typus. Amsterdam, 1638. In attractive strong original colours. Very good near to mint condition. Printed on heavy paper. Very good and dark impression. French text on verso. 376 x 487 mm.
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¤ A decorative map with a title cartouche of two natives: in the interior is an inset of Baya de todos os Sanctos (Salvador), indigenous wild life and cannibal scenes. Originally engraved by Hondius, this is one of the plates purchased by Blaeu in 1629 to augment his own stock. North to the right.

As Willem Blaeu died in 1638 most of his maps are actually published by his son Joan. This maps carries his (engraved) signature and was actually published in volume II of a French edition of his "Le Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas", dated 1638, therefore published the last year of his life.
From early on Willem Jansz. Blaeu aimed of publishing an atlas to compete with the Hondius-Jansson Atlas. By 1630, he had published at least 17 folio size maps. Blaeu was able to realize his plan soon after he had acquired the copper plates of the atlas maps by Jodocus Hondius. The "Appendix followed in 1630.
In 1635 he finally realized a "international edition" of a world atlas, the "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum".
This example is from a very rare 1638 French text edition, which has the same copperplates as the 1635 edition, however the text on the verso was reset in two text columns. This edition is the last version the great master printed under his patronage. Koeman/V.d.Krogt, Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol.2, 112.2

132 MALLET, A.M. Bresil. Paris, 1683. Uncoloured. Some very minor marginal age-toning of paper. Minor shine through of the French text on verso, hardly noticeable. Good condition and imprint. 145 x 102 mm.
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Interesting early map of Brazil. The wild inland as for example, the later state of Mato grosso, still unexplored. The eastern border of Brazil is called Terre Inconnue.
From the French text edition of "Description d'Univers.." By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well travelled military engineer and geographer who worked in 17th century France under King Louis XIV.

133 DE FER, N. / DANET, G. Le Bresil.. Paris, 1719. Limites en col. d'époque. Wide margins, good impression. Printers crease next to lower part centerfold. 414 x 533 mm.
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¤ Uncommon issue of this fine map of Brazil prepared by Nicolas de Fer, issued by Guillaume Danet.
Originally published in atlas Atlas Curieux by N. de Fer in 1700-05, at his dead the copper plates were spitted-up between his two sons-in-law Guillaume Danet and Remy Richer, who sold his plates to Jacques-François Besnard. Pastoureau - Les atlas français XVIe-XVIIe siècles, p. 188

134 D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE. Plan de la Baye et du Port de Rio-Janeiro. Paris, Brest, Demonville, 1775. Uncoloured. Good impression, printed on heavy paper. Some light marginal water staining. 485 x 315 mm.
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¤ French chart of mostly focusing on Guanabara bay. Notice the names of the many now famous areas of Rio are already firmly established (Botafogo, Lame, S. Cristovao, Gloria, etc) and others are gone (S. Bernardo and S. Diego).
Prepared by Jacques-François L'Abbé Dicquemare (1733-1789).
Latitude and longitude scales, compass rose and system of rhumb lines, soundings near coast and in bay areas.
D' Après de Mannevillette (1707-1780) was a famous French sailor and hydrograph. During a voyage to China in 1728 he succeeded in correcting the latitudes of many places using new instruments. Back in France he devised a plan to correct and publish all the existing maps of the route to China: the Red Sea, the coasts of India, Malaya, the northern parts of Indonesia, Indochina and China.
When the first edition of his Atlas Le Neptune Oriental (containing only 22 charts) was published in 1745, it was regarded as a major achievement and a library indispensable to navigators. In 1672, d'Après was appointed director of an office established by the Compagnie des Indes for the publication of charts.

135 DÉPOT DE LA MARINE Plan de la Baie de Rio-Janeiro… Paris [1829] 1843. Marginal light water staining along left border. Overall good condition. 885 x 595 mm.
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¤ A detailed chart of the Rio de Janeiro bay with towns, buildings, banks, isles and soundings made in brasses a French measure of depth of water corresponding to the fathom.
With 2 insets respectively listing information about the soundings with a table allowing the convertion from brasses to metres and the corrections made in 1843.
Engraved by Caplin after the original design of M. Barral, Naval Vessel Lieutenant under the command of the rear-admiral M. le Baron Hyde de Neuville.
Paris 1829, corrections to 1843.
With reseller sticker under lower border frame indicating that the map was on sale at the shop of the brothers Fillastre, Fossés du Chapeau-Rouge, n° 4, près la Bourse, Bordeaux. Reseller's stamp in the lower left corner.


136 HONDIUS, H. Guiana sive Amazonum Regio. Amsterdam, 1640. In original colours. Paper slightly browned. In good impression. Some contemporary annotations in the map with brown ink. 370 x 495 mm.
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¤ Nice map extending from the Isla Margarita in the northwest to the coast of northern Brazil near Sao Luis east of the Amazon delta. The map locates at its center a large inland sea, Parime Lacus, on whose northwestern shore lies the fabled city Manoa del Dorado, or the golden city of the Incas.
The search for this city led many explorers, including Sir Walter Raleigh, on wild adventures through the jungles. The map is beautifully decorated with three cartouches, ships, sea battles, monsters and a fine compass rose.

No text on verso. From a French composite atlas. V.d. Krogt, Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. I, 9840:1.1.

137 DU VAL, P. Coste de Guayane autrement Franc Equinoctale en la Terre-Ferme d'Amerique suivant les Dernières Relations . . . Paris, s.d., ca. 1677. Limites en col. d'époque. Trace de pliure médiane. Grandes marges.- In good condition. Good and dark impression. Wide margins. 261 x 338 mm.
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¤ Carte figurant la Guyane et Cayenne ornée en haut à droite d'un carton représentant l'"Isle Cayene", gravée par Lapointe. Publiée dans l'une des éditions de l'atlas de Duval intitulé : "Cartes de géographie les plus nouvelles…". La carte n'est pas datée. Uncommon map of the French colony Guyana in southern American Guyana, with a detailed enlargement of Cayenne in the upper right corner ( 155X110mm.), with fine title cartouche upper left.
Engraved by Lapointe.

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