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Antique rare maps of South America


Rare and antique old maps of the South America




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1636 - Guiana Sive Amazonum Regio (English Edition!)

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A nice example of Henricus Hondius' map of the coast of South America, between the Orinoco River and the Amazon, centered on Parime Lacus, the rumored home of 'El Dorado'. This attractive map depicts the region of South America, which runs from the...


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1639 - Abbildung der Statt und Vestung Parayba in der Landschaft Brasilia

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Nice full color example of Merian's scare regional map of the area around Paraiba, Brazil, with a larger regional map showing the Captaincy of Brasilia.


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1640 - Eroberung der Vestung Povacon zu Porto Calvo in Brasilia, durch Graff Joh. Mauritz van Nassau General in Brasilien, im Febuario und Mario Anno 1637 . . .

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Bird's-eye view of the Dutch capture of the fort at Porto Calvo in 1637, from Merian's Theatrum Europaeum. This bird's-eye view illustrates the Dutch capture of the fort at Porto Calvo in February and March of 1637. The region was a major area of...


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1640 - Novus Brasiliae Typus

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Fine old color example of Blaeu's first map of Brazil, with north oriented to the right. Includes inset map of Baya de todos Santos, elaborate cartouche, 2 compass roses and richly embellished vignettes of native Brazilian life and animals. The...


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1647 - [Barlaeus / Blaeu Maps of the Coast of Brazil] Praefecturae Paranambucae Pars Borealis una cum Praefectura de Itamaraca [and] Praefecturae De Paraiba, et Rio Grande [and] Praefecturae Paranambucae pars Meridionalis

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Fine old color example of the Blaeu-Barleus maps of the Coast of Brazil. The map was drawn after actual surveys by Georg Markgraf, Elias Herckmanns and others, and was among the first maps of Brazil based on non-Portuguese data. The maps are richly...


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1655 - Das Norder Theil Des Lands Brasilien. . .

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Engraved folding map, with an inset map of the Brazilian coast at the top, and a naval battle around Olinda, Pernambuco, Brazil, at the bottom. This map comes from a later abridgment of De Bry's "Grand Voyages." Johann Ludwig Gottfried (c. 1584 -...


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1655 - Hoornse Insel. Insula Horn.

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Scarce map of the bay and coast of the South Seas island of Futuna (Hoorn), from the voyage of Le Maire and Schouten. The bay shown was named after the ship Eendrachts (Unity Bay). Willem Cornelisz Schouten (1567-1625) was a navigator for the Dutch...


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1656 - Le Pérou et le cours de la rivière Amazone... 1656

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Finely colored example of Sanson's 1656 double-page engraved map of Peru, extending from the Pacific to the mouth of the Amazon River and tracking the Amazon to its sources in the Andes. A massive mythical Lake Parime is shown. The Rio Paraguay o di...


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1656 - Le Bresil, dont la Coste est possedee par les portugais et divisee en Quatorz Capitaineries . . . 1656

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Fine old color example of this early regional map of Brazil, extending from the Amazon to the area just South of Rio de Janeiro and extending west to Tapuaguazo and Lago de R. los Xarayes. The map is colored according to the 14 Captaincies of Brazil,...


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1660 - Brasilia . . .

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Decorative example of Blaeu's second map of Brazil, oriented with west at the top. Includes 2 cartouches, 3 sailing ships, 2 compass roses, rhumb lines, etc.


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1662 - Pascaerte van Brasil van Rio de Maranhaon tot Rio de la Plata . . .

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Rare sea chart of Brazil, one of the earliest obtainable Dutch Sea Charts of the region. Extraordinary detail, with rich colors and gold heightened.


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1662 - Praefecturae Paranambucae Pars Borealis una cum Praefectura de Itamaraca

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Nice example of the Johannes Blaeu edition of Barleus' map of a portion of Brazil, which first appeared in Barleus's from his ervm per Octennivm in Brasilia et alibi nuper gesterum sub Praefectura Illustrissimi Comitis I. Mavritii, Nassoviae,...


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1662 - Nova et Accurata Brasiliae totius Tabula, Auctore Ioanne Blaeu I.F. . . .

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Gorgeous full color example of Blaeu's scarce map of Brasil, which first appeared in late editions of Blaeu's Atlas Maior and was later reissued by Pieter Schen, after Schenk acquired what was left of the Blaeu inventory of copper plates. An nice old...


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1662 - Praefecturae De Paraiba, et Rio Grande

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Striking old color example of the Johannes Blaeu edition of Barleus' map of a portion of Brazil, which first appeared in Barleus's from his ervm per Octennivm in Brasilia et alibi nuper gesterum sub Praefectura Illustrissimi Comitis I. Mavritii,...


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1666 - Paskaart van Brasil Van Rio de los Amazones, tot Rio de la Plata

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Gorgeous full color example of Goos's Sea Chart of the Coast of Brazil from the mouth of the Amazon to the Rio de la Plata, in full original color. Includes and elaborate title cartouche, compass roses, etc. The map appeared in Goos' De Zee Atlas ofte...


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1666 - Paskaart van Brasil Van Rio de los Amazones, tot Rio de la Plata

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Gorgeous full color example of Goos's Sea Chart of the Coast of Brazil from the mouth of hte Amazon to the Rio de la Plata, in full original color. Includes and elaborate title cartouche, compass roses, etc. The map appeared in Goos' De Zee Atlas ofte...