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South America


Mexico + Columbia

Original steel engraving with surrounding pics of local life . . . you could tint if wished. Bookplate originates from: 'Verldshistoriskt Album, innehallande Femhundra Teckningar ofver Jordens skilde Lander och Folk'  aka "World History  Album, containing Five Hundred Drawings of  the different countries and people "( published Stockholm, 1857). Size  overall size is ca. 38 x 33 cm.  image size is ca. 31.5 x 27.5 cm.  Unmounted    inc delivery £45 light  marking in the extreme margins includes Granada



Peru, Bolivia + Chile
Original steel engraving with surrounding pics of local life . . . you could tint if wished. Bookplate originates from: 'Verldshistoriskt Album, innehallande Femhundra Teckningar ofver Jordens skilde Lander och Folk'  aka "World History  Album, containing Five Hundred Drawings of  the different countries and people "( published Stockholm, 1857). Size  overall size is ca. 38 x 33 cm.  image size is ca. 31.5 x 27.5 cm.  Unmounted   inc delivery £45 light  marking in the extreme margins



Argentina, Paraguay , Uraguay
Original steel engraving with surrounding pics of local life . . . you could tint if wished. Bookplate originates from: 'Verldshistoriskt Album, innehallande Femhundra Teckningar ofver Jordens skilde Lander och Folk'  aka "World History  Album, containing Five Hundred Drawings of  the different countries and people "( published Stockholm, 1857). Size  overall size is ca. 38 x 33 cm.  image size is ca. 31.5 x 27.5 cm.  Unmounted   inc delivery £45 light  marking in the extreme margins



Marriage Ceremonies observed by the Indians of Panama
originally from Sydney Parkinson’s Journal of a Voyage to South Seas… reprinted by and included in  Moore Original antique ethnographic print From c.1780; 6.75 x 9.75" (17 x 25 cm) + wide, decorative, borders. Published London c.1782 for Alexander Hogg, 16 Pater-noster Row.from  John Moore's New and Complete Collection of Voyages (1780) £25  as marked top would clean



Cortés received by Moctezuma II
The Interview of Cortes and Motezuma in the City of Mexico. Vol. 2 Page. 97.1. Motezuma in his Royal Robes. 2. Cortes puting a rich Collar about the neck of Motezuma. 3. The Chair and Canopy of Motezuma. 4. The Guard that attended Cortes.

From John Harris's Voyages and Travels, vol. 2, published in 1748. Copper Engraving engraved J. Mynde for Salmon, originally  1736..  image 222 x 337mm.  November 8, 1519, Montezuma (c.1466-1520) met Hernán Cortés (1485-1547) on the causeway leading into Tenochtitlan and the two leaders exchanged gifts. £180 small edge nick to page top margin 3mm some age browning and two foxing spots bas under text )( would mount out) rare in this condition


"The view of Ascension, The true description of the Island of Ascension leying under 8 degrees on ye south side of ye equinactiall lyne shows three separate views of Ascension, from the top, the southeast side of the island, the northeast side, and the northwest. It shows the swarms of birds and flying fish that provided a source of fresh food for the ships' crews."

Printed at London: By [John Windet for] Iohn Wolfe printer to ye Honorable Cittie of London, [1598] Map, from the English edition of Jan Huygen van Linschoten's Itinerario, is one of the most richly ornamented maps in early cartography. It was originally designed by Arnold Floris van Langren and was re-engraved for this edition by William Rogers (This English edition is very uncommon.). From John Huighen van Linschoten. his discours of voyages into ye Easte & West Indies Deuided into foure bookes.Linschoten, Jan Huygen van, 1563-1611., Phillip, William., Rogers, William, b. ca. 1545, engraver., Beckit, Robert, engraver. Printed at London: By [John Windet for] Iohn Wolfe printer to ye Honorable Cittie of London, [1598]Jan Hoyghen van Linschoten the son of Huig Joostenszoon and Maarietje Tin Henrixdochter, was born in late 1562 or early 1563 in Haarlem, Holland. In 1579, at the age of 16, he left Holland for Spain and Portugal. On April 8, 1583 he sailed for Goa from Portugal as a member of Archbishop Vincentius' staff. He arrived at Mozambique, the Portuguese capital of the East African Company on the 4th of August. After 15 days spent reprovisioning, the squadron of four ships left for Goa and arrived there on the 21st of September.  During his stay in Goa he acquired an intimate knowledge of the economy, and the military and political situation of Portuguese Asia, information that was of great concern to the Portuguese masters of Goa.    Having lost his position on the Archbishop's staff he left the colony November 23, 1588, and arrived at Ascension in May 1589. He returned to Holland in September 1592, after an absence of nearly 13 years. Four years later his Itinerario: Voyage ofte schipvaert van Jan Huyghen van Linschoten naar Oost ofte Portugaels Indien ... 1579-1592 was published. The first part was a detailed account of his travels, including his pictures and charts. Re-margined to base  £75 inc delivery



Viztlipuztli idolum Mexicanorum
From John Ogilby’s atlas 'America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World', published in London in 1671.Palace of the Aztec God Viztlipuztli  . This view depicts the interior of the Aztec palace of Viztlipuztli - an Aztec idol. Viztlipuztli was a “woodden [sic] Image like a Man…upon his Head stood a Plume of feathers…his left [right] Hand held a white Shield, on which stuck five Feathers, and on the top a Laurel Bough; next the Shield lay four Arrows, pretended to be sent from Heaven…behind on his Shoulders appear’s Wings…his feet ended in Claws, hung round about with Precious Jems.  The Curtain behind which this Idol sat, was not drawn open except on Feast-Day”  Ogilby’s work is an English translation of Arnoldus Montanus’ Die Nieuwe en onbekende Weereld…, published in Amerstdam Size over 14 x 11 inches folds as issued minor edge tears considering the age  and frail paper used... shown before repair  some age toning £135 inc delivery  One of the rarer plates







Embarque do príncipe regente de Portugal, Dom João, e toda família real para o Brasil no cais de Belém./ A Representation of H. R. H. the Prince Regent of Portugal, and all the Royal Family, embarking at Belem Quay for Brazil, the 27th Nov. 1807
View of the port of Belem, where sailors wait on the royal barges on the left while women, men and children watch in consternation the arrival of Dom Joo, his family and their retinue in three carriages on the right. Sailing ships on the Tagus River, Belem Tower, and a village in the background Published London:  by Colnaghi,  in 1813 French edition by  by Henry l'Eveque English by Francisco Bartolozzi (1725-1815) In 1802 Bartolozzi had  left for Portugal as director of the royal engraving workshop, but his retirement plan was spoiled in 1807 by the French invasion and the retirement of the royal family to Brazil. He died in relative poverty in 1815 after the pic by  Nicolas Delariva. (Nicolas Louis Albert Delariva  French,1755-1818)*** Four copies known; the other of this Brirish edition by Colnaghi is in the British Library, An earlier copy is in Brazil and one in Portugal. This has been laid to board a long time ago a conservator could clean etc but suspect best left as is  £185 inc delivery
 



Bridge of the Incas
Antique original  Lithograph from 'Travels into Chile, over the Andes, in the years 1820 and 1821, with some sketches of the productions. . . 'Printed by S. McDowall, 95, Leadenhall Street, for the author; and published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, & Green, Paternoster Row. 1824. Also known as Puente del Inca, this famous bridge is in Argentina between Las Cuevas and Punta de Vacas. Drawn by Aglio litho by Rowney & Forster £95 creasing and toning to page edgges  inc delivery


a) A Lima Lady in her Riding Dress b) A Lima Lady in her House Dress c)A Spaniard  in her the Dress of Peru d)A Mulatto Woman e) A negro Servant  f) Mulatto Woman's manner of Riding  g).A calash after the fashion of Lima h) Vicuna   ( described as a wild beast without Hornes resembling a Goat and less than a llarge calf  Llama a Peruvian Sheep y)Hunaco a larger species of the Vicuna K) Llama a Peruvian Sheep

Stunningly rare copper engraving  probaly  from 'the European Magazine, and London Review,'  which ran from 1808 to12 published and edited by James Asperne (1757 to1820) .It was in direct competition with the Gentleman's Magazine. Its founding editor, James Perry soon passed proprietorship to  Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite.Not the Gents magazine as they labelled everything  loss to corner where tipped into magazine creases as issued but still has the key £85 inc delivery



"South America " by Thomas Jefferys
. Antique map by  Thomas Jefferys (1719-1771 ), Geographer to King George III.  Originally produced for an edition of Thomas Salmon, "A New Geographical and Historical Grammar".London :   Published in   London by Thomas Salmon 1762. Later hand colour full margins  Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 184 x 197mm (approx. 7-1/4" x 7-3/4"). Folds as issued , perfect  £65 inc delivery



Fort Nassau./ARX NASSOVII

Early copper engraved view of the Fort Nassau, in Pernambuco, Brazil. This view appeared in John Ogilby's seminal atlas America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World, published in London in 1671. Ogilby's work is an English translation of Arnoldus Montanus' Die Nieuwe en onbekende Weereld…, published in Amerstdam CONDITION: uncoloured city prospect, very slight spotting, two minute worm holes in image area , 290 x 355 mm, £210 delivered crease in margin


Representation of water Spouts at St Jago de la Vega in Jamaica

From the The Gentleman's Magazine .The Gentleman's Magazine was a monthly magazine published in London in the 18th, 19th, and early 20th century. The magazine began publication with the January 1731 issue. Over time the magazine had various subtitles, including "monthly intelligencer" and "historical review". It restarted its volume numbering in 1868. It ceased publication in 1907. triple page folds as issued   £55 RARE dated 1783


Potosi, / City of Potosi, in Peru

Early copper engraved view of the City of Potosi,/ Pototis is now the largest city in the the Department of Potosi in Bolivia, Founded by the Spanish in 1546 as a mining town within the Viceroyalty of Peru, This view appeared in John Ogilby's seminal atlas America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World, published in London in 1671. Ogilby's work is an English translation of Arnoldus Montanus' Die Nieuwe en onbekende Weereld…, published in Amerstdam CONDITION: uncoloured city prospect, very slight spotting, two minute worm holes in image area , 290 x 355 mm, £95 delivered this has a printers creae ie the paper was crease when printed and needs a restorer
 

Utensioios de los ?/ S Americans

Aquatint by Gallo Gallina and D.K. Bonatti from Le Costume Ancien et Moderne, Volume I, by Jules Ferrario. c.1820s-30s by Angelo Biasioli, , 1790-1830 Published in Milan : s.n., 1827 aquatint, ; plate mark 16 x 22 cm. mega rare £55 mounted title is in pencil on page


"Amusemens de L'Empereur Apres son Diner"/ Aztecs
Engraved by Cochin & Baquoy from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £45 plus inscription and margins sent cleaned


Cimetiere des Sacrifices /Mexico
Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins.£45  plus inscription and margins folds as issued ie larger plate
 

Capromys Furnieri Desm / Vulg Hutia Conga / Cuban ground hutias /1837-1840.

Engraving by Millot  after Borromee from the  'Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Oceanie sur les corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zelee, pendant les annees 1837-1838-1839-1840.' by French navigator Jules-Sebastien-Cesar Dumont d'Urville, (1790-1842), published in Paris, 1842-1853. This work, in English 'Voyage to the South Pole and Oceania on the corvettes Astrolabe and Zelee, during the years 1837-1840', was the account of a scientific expedition to study the geography, geology, anthropology and natural history of the region. During the voyage Dumont d'Urville claimed Adelie Land in Antarctica. He died in the first railway crash in Versailles two years later. Original hand colour slightly cropped page  but still good margins ( ie will not re insert into a book) One mucky mark to front + one mashed mummified mini spider £75 inc delivery


Costumes des habitans de la Concepción
Drawn by Duche de vancy  engraved by Thomas pl 5 L. Aubert scripsit. Atlas du Voyage de la Perouse, no. 66. (Paris: L'Imprimerie de la Republique, An V, 1797) La Perouse set sail from France in 1785 to continue the discoveries of Captain Cook. He was shipwrecked in 1788 but his narrative, maps, and views survived and were published in 1797. This engraving only occurs in the First French editionby Dequevauviller, Nicolas Barthelemi, 1745-1807.See Great voyages of exploration / Jacques Brosse, p. 83. published [Paris : Imprimerie de la Republique, 1797] Image size ; 25 x 40 cm.
 FULL page so very good borders mega rare £220 inc dleivery


the Emperor Montezuma's dead body sent out by Cortes to the Mexicans
Engraved for Drake's Voyages "Travels and Voyages of  Edward Cavendish Drake.  Copper engraving  James Record sculp. Engrav’d for Drake’s Voyages.Published London  1768 13.25 x 8.25 inches  *£30 unmounted


 Inhabitants of Quito
Engraved for Drake's Voyages "Travels and Voyages of  Edward Cavendish Drake.  Copper engraving  James Record sculp. Engrav’d for Drake’s Voyages.Published London  1768 13.25 x 8.25 inches  *£30 unmounted x 2


A View of part of the N. E. side of Tierra del Fuego ...
A View of the Straight Le Maire with Part of Tierra del Fuego and Staten Land
A View of the S. W. side of Tierra del Fuego ...
A View of Part of the Coast of Tierra del Fuego
Engraving on one copper-plate by Edward Rooker (British, 1711-1774)  Original antique engraving on one copper-plate published by Alexander  Hogg, 16 Pater-noster Row.from  John Moore's New and Complete Collection of Voyages  (drawn 1784/5)  after originals  from from Voyages by  James Cook 1728-79. £30 x 2


Admiral Anson's men in the dress of the Inhabitants of Payta. ( Peru)
Engraving on one copper-plate by Edward Rooker (British, 1711-1774)  Original antique engraving on one copper-plate published by Alexander  Hogg, 16 Pater-noster Row.from  John Moore's New and Complete Collection of Voyages  (drawn 1784/5)  after originals  from from Voyages by  James Cook 1728-79. £30 x 3


A Man of Christmas Sound, Tierra del Fuego
A Woman of Christmas Sound, Tierra del Fuego

from "A Collection of Voyages Round the World" : Performed by Royal Authority. Containing a Complete Historical Account of Captain Cook's First, Second, Third and Last Voyages. London: Alexander Hogg, 1790. After J. Webber. From A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean… in the years 1776,1777, 1778, 1779 and 1780 Size 12.5*x 18cms Copper engraving. :Folio. . . .x 5


'A view in POSSESSION BAY in the island of SOUTH GEORGIA'

originally from Sydney Parkinson's Journal of a Voyage to South Seas… reprinted by and included in Moore Original antique ethnographic print From c.1780; 6.75 x 9.75" (17 x 25 cm) wide, decorative, borders. Published London c.1782 for Alex HOGG, 16 Pater-noster Row.from John Moore's New and Complete Collection of Voyages (1780) £30 . . . x 5


A view in Christmas Sound, Tierra del Fuego

originally from Sydney Parkinson's Journal of a Voyage to South Seas… reprinted by and included in Moore Original antique ethnographic print From c.1780; 6.75 x 9.75" (17 x 25 cm) wide, decorative, borders. Published London c.1782 for Alex HOGG, 16 Pater-noster Row.from John Moore's New and Complete Collection of Voyages (1780) £30 . . . x 6


A View of CHRISTMAS HARBOUR, in KERGUELEN'S LAND, with the manner of killing PENGUINS are presentation of a seal etc

also known as Desolation Island, are a group of islands in the southern Indian Ocean./polar

originally from Sydney Parkinson's Journal of a Voyage to South Seas… reprinted by and included in Moore Original antique ethnographic print From c.1780; 6.75 x 9.75" (17 x 25 cm) wide, decorative, borders. Published London c.1782 for Alex HOGG, 16 Pater-noster Row.from John Moore's New and Complete Collection of Voyages (1780) £30 edge tear mucky. ..x 3
£20 edge tear mucky.


Mr. Banks receiving a visit from the King of Duke of York's Island;
View of a Perforated Rock in Tolago Bay;
View of a Town in the Island of Terra del Fuego

class="c21">Original antique ethnographic print From Thomas Bankes's A New Royal Authentic and Complete System of Universal Geography Published by Royal Authority". The print was published by C. Cooke in London ca 1775. . . . etc"" Size 12.5*x 18cms Copper engraving. : Elephant Folio. . All are as shown in the pic . £30 x 8


Interview betwween Lord Byron & the natives of Patagonia People of Tierra del Fuego and their habitations Original antique ethnographic print From Thomas Bankes's A New Royal Authentic and Complete System of Universal Geography Published by Royal Authority". The print was published by C. Cooke in London ca 1775. . . . etc"" Size 12.5*x 18cms Copper engraving. : Elephant Folio. . All are as shown in the pic . £25 x 5


Habitation of the natives of Tierra del Fuego on the extremity of South America /View of the Indians of Tierra Del Fuego, with a representation of a Hut and their domestic mode of living  Copper engraving from Cooke's "A Modern and Authentic System of Universal Geography, Containing an Accurate and Entertaining Description of Europe, Asia, Africa, and America being a Complete and Universal History of the Whole World ...Including interesting Narratives from all the Navigators that have made New Discoveries ... Forming a Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels."26 cm x 21 cm £20 artist Cipriani engraved by Morris . .x 6 copies titles differ  between editions pic stays the same


M. Bougainville Hoisting French Colours on a Small Rock, in Maghellan Streights.

Engraving on one copper-plate by Edward Rooker (British, 1711-1774)  Original antique engraving on one copper-plate published by Alexander  Hogg, 16 Pater-noster Row.from  John Moore's New and Complete Collection of Voyages  (drawn 1784/5)  after originals  from from Voyages by  James Cook 1728-79. £20 . x 6



Mr Doughty beheaded by Order of Sir Francis Drake at Port St Julian on the Coast of Patagonia

Engraving on one copper-plate by Edward Rooker (British, 1711-1774)  Original antique engraving on one copper-plate published by Alexander  Hogg, 16 Pater-noster Row.from  John Moore's New and Complete Collection of Voyages  (drawn 1784/5)  after originals  from from Voyages by  James Cook 1728-79. £30 .inc delivery x 9

Woman and Boy of Patagonia  From Bankes's "New System of Geography, Published by Royal Authority". The print was published by C. Cooke in London ca 1775. . . . etc" Size 12.5*x 18cms Copper engraving. : Elephant Folio. . . They are shown in clear daylight to accentuate flaws many would benefit from a light wash/clean .£20 . . . 9 copies


Gonzalo Pissaro Beheaded at Cuzco

Cusco also spelled Cuzco, and in the local Quechua language as Qusqu is a city in southeastern Peru, Engraving on one copper-plate by Edward Rooker (British, 1711-1774)  Original antique engraving on one copper-plate published by Alexander  Hogg, 16 Pater-noster Row.from  John Moore's New and Complete Collection of Voyages  (drawn 1784/5)  after originals  from from Voyages by  James Cook 1728-79. £30 .inc delivery .. x 6


Affecting interview of two Moskito Men, one of whom had been left Three Years on the Island of Juan Fernandez by Captn. Dampier

During Dampier's first voyage (1679-1691, a circumnavigation), a Mosquito (or Miskito) Indian named William was marooned on Juan Fernández Island. He was later rescued by Dampier. This occured about 25 years before Alexander Selkirk's rescue from the same island.
The Mosquito come from the coast of present-day Nicaragua and Honduras, an area that was a British protectorate from 1655 to 1860. Original antique engraving on one copper-plate by Gravalot pinx. Pollard sculp.and Complete Collection of Voyages (1780) £30 .inc delivery x 5



Entrevue du Commodore Byron avec les Patagons.
From the French edition of James Cook's second voyage entitled Voyage dans l'Hémisphère Austral, et autour du Monde, fait sur les Vaissseaux de Roi, l'Aventure, la Résolution, en 1772, 1773, 1774, 1775 … Engraved by Robert Benard. Published in Paris by Pancoucke in 5 volumes with numerous illustrations, charts, and maps.published 1778 Captain James Cook, explorer, cartographer and hydrographer went to command several notable voyages, the first was from 1768-1771. He was led to his commission by the direction of British overseas exploration in 1766 as commander of HM Bark Endeavour for the first of three Pacific voyages. Crease as issued. 230 x 375mm. View of the glaciers on South Georgia. £ 65 inc delivery,   clipped page hole top centre


A Representation of the Interview between Commodore Byron & the Patagonians.
from "A Collection of Voyages Round the World" : Performed by Royal Authority. Containing a Complete Historical Account of Captain Cook's First, Second, Third and Last Voyages. London: Alexander Hogg, 1790. After J. Webber. From A Voyage to the Pacific Ocean… in the years 1776,1777, 1778, 1779 and 1780 Size 12.5*x 18cms Copper engraving. :Folio. £30 .inc delivery x 3one with no top border ie badly printed


VUE DU CANAL DE NOEL SUR LA TERRE DE FEU
From the French edition of James Cook's second voyage entitled Voyage dans l'Hémisphère Austral, et autour du Monde, fait sur les Vaissseaux de Roi, l'Aventure, la Résolution, en 1772, 1773, 1774, 1775 … Engraved by Robert Benard. Published in Paris by Pancoucke in 5 volumes with numerous illustrations, charts, and maps.published 1778 Captain James Cook, explorer, cartographer and hydrographer went to command several notable voyages, the first was from 1768-1771. He was led to his commission by the direction of British overseas exploration in 1766 as commander of HM Bark Endeavour for the first of three Pacific voyages. Crease as issued. 230 x 375mm. View of the glaciers on South Georgia. £ 85 inc delivery,

 

Regola ou Cacique accompagne de ses femmes
Aquatint  with hand colour by Gallo Gallina and D.K. Bonatti from Le Costume Ancien et Moderne, Volume I, by Jules Ferrario. c.1820s-30s by Angelo Biasioli, , 1790-1830 Published in Milan : s.n., 1827 aquatint, ; plate mark 16 x 22 cm. mega rare £55  title is in pencil on page inc delivery


The burning of the Town of Payta on the Coast of Santa Fe in the South Sea. by George Anson

Copper engraved  plate depicting Anson's raid on the town of Paita. His capture of the Spanish vessel Nuestra Senhora del Carmin, led to intelligence which convinced Anson that he could capture the town and then demand ransom from its governor. When the governor refused to cooperate, Anson burned the town. Engraved by Muller. Uncoloured. crease as issued some creasing in margin and image .  Published  London. c1748  Size: 49.5 x 22 cm.  £95 inc delivery



A view of the NE. end of the Island of St. Catherines on the coast of Brazil by George Anson


A copper etching by J.S. Müller for "A Voyage Round the World " by George Anson. Publisher: London. c1748 Folds as issued £50 inc delivery



A view of the north east side of Masa-Fuero lying in the latitude of 33*5' S* O

A copper etching by J.S. Müller for "A Voyage Round the World " by George Anson. Publisher: London. c1748 Folds as issued £45  inc delivery
    

Aussicht der insel Juan Fernandes wenn man von der Ostnordostseite kömmt / Aussicht von Cumberlands Bay
9x35.5 cm. [on sheet with] Aussicht von Cumberlands Bay. 9.3x35.5 cm. Together, 2 copper-engraved coastal views on one sheet, later hand-coloring. Overall 19.7x35.5 cm.Coastal view,  of the island of Juan Fernandez off the west coast of South America, and its principal bay. From a Dutch publication of Anson.  £165 inc delivery


Cusco, the Peruvian city founded on the ancient Incan capital.

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St. Francisco de Campeche
Large view of   the Yucatan with numerous warships fighting in the foreground and firing on the fort. Title ribbon in the sky. This print is taken from Ogilby's An Accurate Description and Complete History of America based on De Nieuwe en Onbekende Wereld by Arnold Montanus. The plates were prepared by Jacob Van Meurs of Amsterdam. Ogilby somehow obtained the plates for both the maps and the views and used them for his America without credit to either Montanus or Meurs.Condition : cut close to image folded corners Published : London, 1671.  £225 Unmounted inc delivery



CAPE VERDE Is, St.VINCENT, St.ANTHONY, CHURCHILL'S VOYAGES

From Awnsham & John Churchill's "A Collection of Voyages and Travels" Published London 1744 by Henry Lintot and John Osborne Conjoined  pair of good sized copper engravings of native settlements on the islands of St.Anthony and St.Vincent in the Cape Verde Islands off the west coast of Africa. Goats and turtles are being cooked in a large communal pot.  Size 350mm x 290mm printed area only with good margins beyond on hand laid paper, blank verso.  £125 inc delivery This is the large format of this


 Pieter van der Aa( 1659-1733)

Histoire Des Yncas,
Le Roi du Perou porté en pompe... ; Funerailles des rois de Peoru ; Marques de guerre des perouviens ; Enterrement des rois en Perou
[ Published 1729] Four separate copperplate views printed within an extra decorative frame-like border: £250 inc delivery


map of South America  from Novus orbis, sive Descriptio Indiae Occidentalis
 By Antonio de Herrera, Caspar Barlaeus, Jacob Le Maire, Petrus Bertius .The first Latin edition of "arguably the finest description of the Americas published in the seventeenth century.the maps include the first to use the names Manhattan, New Amsterdam (for New York) and Massachusetts, full page hopefully correctly placed Published Leiden: by Elzevier, 1633. Folio. £55 inc delivery looks to be the map of South America with no concept of scaleinc delivery


Gruppe Einiger Camacans
Original  hand coloured Lithograph  by J. Honegger from Naturgeschichte und Abblidung des Menschen..." by HeinrichRudolf Schinz. Zurich, 1845. (Native people of the world). £45 Page size: 26 x 36 cm perfect inc delivery



Plate 31. Vieux Fort de Penco. Eglise de Penco. Chili.
Published 1838. From ' Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l' Astrolabe et la Zélée ' :exexuté par ordre du roi ./Journey to the South Pole and Oceania on the Corvettes L'Astrolabe and La Zélée to Execute the Order of the King during the Years 1837-1838-1839-1840 under the Command of Dumont d'Urville. Pictorial Atlas.., Jules Sebastian Cesar Dumont d'Urville, (1842-1847) Image sheet 34.5 x 54.5 cm. Original publisher  blindstamp to page edge. a few mini edge nicks otherwise stunning and still sepia not been attacked with watercolour £140 inc delivery


Embouchure de la Riviere Gennes. Detroit de
Published 1838. From ' Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l' Astrolabe et la Zélée ' :exexuté par ordre du roi ./Journey to the South Pole and Oceania on the Corvettes L'Astrolabe and La Zélée to Execute the Order of the King during the Years 1837-1838-1839-1840 under the Command of Dumont d'Urville. Pictorial Atlas.., Jules Sebastian Cesar Dumont d'Urville, (1842-1847) Image sheet 34.5 x 54.5 cm. Original publisher  blindstamp to page edge. a few mini edge nicks otherwise stunning and still sepia not been attacked with watercolour £140 inc delivery one flaw to paper  done by printer


Plate 37. Araucaniennes, femme et filles du Cacique Penoleo. Fille Araucanienne au service d'un habitant de Concepcion. Chili
Published 1838. From ' Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l' Astrolabe et la Zélée ' :exexuté par ordre du roi ./Journey to the South Pole and Oceania on the Corvettes L'Astrolabe and La Zélée to Execute the Order of the King during the Years 1837-1838-1839-1840 under the Command of Dumont d'Urville. Pictorial Atlas.., Jules Sebastian Cesar Dumont d'Urville, (1842-1847) Image sheet 34.5 x 54.5 cm. Original publisher  blindstamp to page edge. a few mini edge nicks otherwise stunning and still sepia not been attacked with watercolour £140 inc delivery foxing to border


Plate 14. Chef Patagon en costume de guerre, Patagon et Patagone. Detroit de Magellan.
Proof on India paper Published 1838. From ' Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l' Astrolabe et la Zélée ' :exexuté par ordre du roi ./Journey to the South Pole and Oceania on the Corvettes L'Astrolabe and La Zélée to Execute the Order of the King during the Years 1837-1838-1839-1840 under the Command of Dumont d'Urville. Pictorial Atlas.., Jules Sebastian Cesar Dumont d'Urville, (1842-1847) Image sheet 34.5 x 54.5 cm. Original publisher  blindstamp to page edge. a few mini edge nicks otherwise stunning and still sepia not been attacked with watercolour £140 inc delivery


Rivage du Port Saint Nicolas / Port Saint-Nicolas Bay
Published 1838. From ' Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l' Astrolabe et la Zélée ' :exexuté par ordre du roi ./Journey to the South Pole and Oceania on the Corvettes L'Astrolabe and La Zélée to Execute the Order of the King during the Years 1837-1838-1839-1840 under the Command of Dumont d'Urville. Pictorial Atlas.., Jules Sebastian Cesar Dumont d'Urville, (1842-1847) Image sheet 34.5 x 54.5 cm. Original publisher  blindstamp to page edge. a few mini edge nicks otherwise stunning and still sepia not been attacked with watercolour £140 inc delivery


Fond du Port galant
Published 1838. From ' Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l' Astrolabe et la Zélée ' :exexuté par ordre du roi ./Journey to the South Pole and Oceania on the Corvettes L'Astrolabe and La Zélée to Execute the Order of the King during the Years 1837-1838-1839-1840 under the Command of Dumont d'Urville. Pictorial Atlas.., Jules Sebastian Cesar Dumont d'Urville, (1842-1847) Image sheet 34.5 x 54.5 cm. Original publisher  blindstamp to page edge. a few mini edge nicks otherwise stunning and still sepia not been attacked with watercolour £140 inc delivery


Observatoire de Port Famine. Detroit de Magellan
Published 1838. From ' Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l' Astrolabe et la Zélée ' :exexuté par ordre du roi ./Journey to the South Pole and Oceania on the Corvettes L'Astrolabe and La Zélée to Execute the Order of the King during the Years 1837-1838-1839-1840 under the Command of Dumont d'Urville. Pictorial Atlas.., Jules Sebastian Cesar Dumont d'Urville, (1842-1847) Image sheet 34.5 x 54.5 cm. Original publisher  blindstamp to page edge. a few mini edge nicks otherwise stunning and still sepia not been attacked with watercolour £140 inc delivery
 attacked with watercolour ie tinted version.. original colour but looks better sepia  £140 inc delivery


Fond de la rivière de Gennes, détroit de Magellan
Published 1838. From ' Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l' Astrolabe et la Zélée ' :exexuté par ordre du roi ./Journey to the South Pole and Oceania on the Corvettes L'Astrolabe and La Zélée to Execute the Order of the King during the Years 1837-1838-1839-1840 under the Command of Dumont d'Urville. Pictorial Atlas.., Jules Sebastian Cesar Dumont d'Urville, (1842-1847) Image sheet 34.5 x 54.5 cm. Original publisher  blindstamp to page edge. a few mini edge nicks otherwise stunning and still sepia not been attacked with watercolour £140 inc delivery x 2


Campement de Patagons au Havre Peckett, detroit de Magellan
Published 1838. From ' Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l' Astrolabe et la Zélée ' :exexuté par ordre du roi ./Journey to the South Pole and Oceania on the Corvettes L'Astrolabe and La Zélée to Execute the Order of the King during the Years 1837-1838-1839-1840 under the Command of Dumont d'Urville. Pictorial Atlas.., Jules Sebastian Cesar Dumont d'Urville, (1842-1847) Image sheet 34.5 x 54.5 cm. Original publisher  blindstamp to page edge. a few mini edge nicks otherwise stunning and still sepia not been attacked with watercolour £140 inc delivery


Groupes de Patagons, Detroit de Magellan
Published 1838. From ' Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l' Astrolabe et la Zélée ' :exexuté par ordre du roi ./Journey to the South Pole and Oceania on the Corvettes L'Astrolabe and La Zélée to Execute the Order of the King during the Years 1837-1838-1839-1840 under the Command of Dumont d'Urville. Pictorial Atlas.., Jules Sebastian Cesar Dumont d'Urville, (1842-1847) Image sheet 34.5 x 54.5 cm. Original publisher  blindstamp to page edge. a few mini edge nicks otherwise stunning and still sepia not been attacked with watercolour £140 inc delivery


Etablissement des baleiniers sur L'Ile Quiriquina /Whaling
Published 1838. From ' Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l' Astrolabe et la Zélée ' :exexuté par ordre du roi ./Journey to the South Pole and Oceania on the Corvettes L'Astrolabe and La Zélée to Execute the Order of the King during the Years 1837-1838-1839-1840 under the Command of Dumont d'Urville. Pictorial Atlas.., Jules Sebastian Cesar Dumont d'Urville, (1842-1847) Image sheet 34.5 x 54.5 cm. Original publisher  blindstamp to page edge. a few mini edge nicks otherwise stunning and still sepia not been attacked with watercolour £140 inc delivery


 Site dans les Angusturas, sur la route de Hualki
Published 1838. From ' Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l' Astrolabe et la Zélée ' :exexuté par ordre du roi ./Journey to the South Pole and Oceania on the Corvettes L'Astrolabe and La Zélée to Execute the Order of the King during the Years 1837-1838-1839-1840 under the Command of Dumont d'Urville. Pictorial Atlas.., Jules Sebastian Cesar Dumont d'Urville, (1842-1847) Image sheet 34.5 x 54.5 cm. Original publisher  blindstamp to page edge. a few mini edge nicks otherwise stunning and still sepia not been attacked with watercolour £140 inc delivery


Emplacement de l´ancienne colonie de Philippeville, 
Published 1838. From ' Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l' Astrolabe et la Zélée ' :exexuté par ordre du roi ./Journey to the South Pole and Oceania on the Corvettes L'Astrolabe and La Zélée to Execute the Order of the King during the Years 1837-1838-1839-1840 under the Command of Dumont d'Urville. Pictorial Atlas.., Jules Sebastian Cesar Dumont d'Urville, (1842-1847) Image sheet 34.5 x 54.5 cm. Original publisher  blindstamp to page edge. a few mini edge nicks otherwise stunning and still sepia not been attacked with watercolour £140 inc delivery


Entrée des forets de la riviere Sedger ( Chile)
Published 1838. From ' Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l' Astrolabe et la Zélée ' :exexuté par ordre du roi ./Journey to the South Pole and Oceania on the Corvettes L'Astrolabe and La Zélée to Execute the Order of the King during the Years 1837-1838-1839-1840 under the Command of Dumont d'Urville. Pictorial Atlas.., Jules Sebastian Cesar Dumont d'Urville, (1842-1847) Image sheet 34.5 x 54.5 cm. Original publisher  blindstamp to page edge. a few mini edge nicks otherwise stunning and still sepia not been attacked with watercolour £140 inc delivery


Cabane du cacique Penoleo a Concepción,
Published 1838. From ' Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l' Astrolabe et la Zélée ' :exexuté par ordre du roi ./Journey to the South Pole and Oceania on the Corvettes L'Astrolabe and La Zélée to Execute the Order of the King during the Years 1837-1838-1839-1840 under the Command of Dumont d'Urville. Pictorial Atlas.., Jules Sebastian Cesar Dumont d'Urville, (1842-1847) Image sheet 34.5 x 54.5 cm. Original publisher  blindstamp to page edge. a few mini edge nicks otherwise stunning and still sepia not been attacked with watercolour £140 inc delivery
 

Plate 30. Rives du Bio Bio a six milles de Concepcion. Chili.

Printed on poor quality paper discoloured although pic itself is clean Published 1838. From ' Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l' Astrolabe et la Zélée ' :exexuté par ordre du roi ./Journey to the South Pole and Oceania on the Corvettes L'Astrolabe and La Zélée to Execute the Order of the King during the Years 1837-1838-1839-1840 under the Command of Dumont d'Urville. Pictorial Atlas.., Jules Sebastian Cesar Dumont d'Urville, (1842-1847) Image sheet 34.5 x 54.5 cm. Original publisher  blindstamp to page edge. a few  edge nicks  but all to backing sheet not image otherwise stunning and still sepia not been attacked with watercolour £65 inc delivery


Plate 33 . Vue de la Rade de Talcahuano. Chili.
Printed on poor quality paper discoloured with edge tears to image.Published 1838. From ' Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l' Astrolabe et la Zélée ' :exexuté par ordre du roi ./Journey to the South Pole and Oceania on the Corvettes L'Astrolabe and La Zélée to Execute the Order of the King during the Years 1837-1838-1839-1840 under the Command of Dumont d'Urville. Pictorial Atlas.., Jules Sebastian Cesar Dumont d'Urville, (1842-1847) Image sheet 34.5 x 54.5 cm. Original publisher  blindstamp to page edge. a few edge nicks otherwise stunning and still sepia not been attacked with watercolour £35 inc delivery tear into image as seen


Plate 2. Vue de environs de Port Famine. Detroit de Magellan.
Printed on poor quality paper discoloured with edge tears to image .Published 1838. From ' Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l' Astrolabe et la Zélée ' :exexuté par ordre du roi ./Journey to the South Pole and Oceania on the Corvettes L'Astrolabe and La Zélée to Execute the Order of the King during the Years 1837-1838-1839-1840 under the Command of Dumont d'Urville. Pictorial Atlas.., Jules Sebastian Cesar Dumont d'Urville, (1842-1847) Image sheet 34.5 x 54.5 cm. Original publisher  blindstamp to page edge. a few edge nicks otherwise stunning and still sepia not been attacked with watercolour £35 inc delivery tear to image/ water stain to top left


 le Vallon du Rio-Quile, a huit lieues au nord de Valparaiso ( Chile)

Title from inscription beneath image. Published in Album Pittoresque de las fregate La Thetis et de la corvette L'Esperance. Paris, 1828   by Leon Jean Baptiste Sabatier, Lithograph by  Langlume. La Touanne, E. B. de 1828 1 print : Original publisher blindstamp to image  edge Rare lithograph on india laid paper, sheet 355 x 540mm.  Full sheet.  £185


a) A Lima Lady in her Riding Dress b) A Lima Lady in her House Dress c)A Spaniard  in her the Dress of Peru d)A Mulatto Woman e) A negro Servant  f) Mulatto Woman's manner of Riding  g).A calash after the fashion of Lima h) Vicuna   ( described as a wild beast without Hornes resembling a Goat and less than a llarge calf  Llama a Peruvian Sheep y)Hunaco a larger species of the Vicuna K) Llama a Peruvian Sheep

Stunningly rare copper engraving  probaly  from 'the European Magazine, and London Review,'  which ran from 1808 to12 published and edited by James Asperne (1757 to1820) .It was in direct competition with the Gentleman's Magazine. Its founding editor, James Perry soon passed proprietorship to  Isaac Reed and his partners John Sewell and Daniel Braithwaite.Not the Gents magazine as they labelled everything  loss to corner where tipped into magazine creases as issued but still has the key £85 inc delivery



"South America " by Thomas Jefferys
. Antique map by  Thomas Jefferys (1719-1771 ), Geographer to King George III.  Originally produced for an edition of Thomas Salmon, "A New Geographical and Historical Grammar".London :   Published in   London by Thomas Salmon 1762. Later hand colour full margins  Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 184 x 197mm (approx. 7-1/4" x 7-3/4"). Folds as issued , perfect  £65 inc delivery



Fort Nassau./ARX NASSOVII

Early copper engraved view of the Fort Nassau, in Pernambuco, Brazil. This view appeared in John Ogilby's seminal atlas America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World, published in London in 1671. Ogilby's work is an English translation of Arnoldus Montanus' Die Nieuwe en onbekende Weereld…, published in Amerstdam CONDITION: uncoloured city prospect, very slight spotting, two minute worm holes in image area , 290 x 355 mm, £210 delivered crease in margin


Representation of water Spouts at St Jago de la Vega in Jamaica

From the The Gentleman's Magazine .The Gentleman's Magazine was a monthly magazine published in London in the 18th, 19th, and early 20th century. The magazine began publication with the January 1731 issue. Over time the magazine had various subtitles, including "monthly intelligencer" and "historical review". It restarted its volume numbering in 1868. It ceased publication in 1907. triple page folds as issued   £55 RARE dated 1783


Potosi, / City of Potosi, in Peru

Early copper engraved view of the City of Potosi,/ Pototis is now the largest city in the the Department of Potosi in Bolivia, Founded by the Spanish in 1546 as a mining town within the Viceroyalty of Peru, This view appeared in John Ogilby's seminal atlas America: Being the Latest, and Most Accurate Description of the New World, published in London in 1671. Ogilby's work is an English translation of Arnoldus Montanus' Die Nieuwe en onbekende Weereld…, published in Amerstdam CONDITION: uncoloured city prospect, very slight spotting, two minute worm holes in image area , 290 x 355 mm, £95 delivered this has a printers creae ie the paper was crease when printed and needs a restorer


Village Almandrel dans la Baie de Valparaiso et une eloignee des Cordilieres

from Capt. George Vancouver on his round the world voyage 1791-1795. Commanding two ships, the "Discovery" and the "Chatham" Vancouver left England in April 1791, & sailed via the Cape of Good Hope, to southwest Australia and New Zealand, before heading to Tahiti where he arrived on December 30, making landfall in Hawaii in February of 1792. This small engraving was included in the French Octavo edition of Vancouver's Voyages, and published in Paris in 1800.£20


La Ville de Valparaiso sur la Cote du Chili.
In 1791 George Vancouver set sail from England to explore America's Pacific Northwest coast. On his return in 1795 via Cape Horn, Vancouver put into Valparaiso Harbor on the coast of Chile for repairs to the mainmast of his ship Discovery. He stayed there from the 25th March to the 7th of May & during that time his officers drew sketches of the harbor & its environs. In this fine view the Discovery is shown at anchor with a smaller vessel with the town & harbor in the background. Engraved by Alexandre Tardieu it was included in the French edition of Vancouver's "Voyage de Decouvertes a L'Ocean Pacifique du Nord" published in Paris in 1800. £20


Utensioios de los ?/ S Americans

Aquatint by Gallo Gallina and D.K. Bonatti from Le Costume Ancien et Moderne, Volume I, by Jules Ferrario. c.1820s-30s by Angelo Biasioli, , 1790-1830 Published in Milan : s.n., 1827 aquatint, ; plate mark 16 x 22 cm. mega rare £55 mounted title is in pencil on page


"Amusemens de L'Empereur Apres son Diner"/ Aztecs
Engraved by Cochin & Baquoy from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £45 plus inscription and margins sent cleaned


Cimetiere des Sacrifices /Mexico
Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Benard  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1750. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins.£45  plus inscription and margins folds as issued ie larger plate
 

Capromys Furnieri Desm / Vulg Hutia Conga / Cuban ground hutias /1837-1840.

Engraving by Millot  after Borromee from the  'Voyage au Pole Sud et dans l'Oceanie sur les corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zelee, pendant les annees 1837-1838-1839-1840.' by French navigator Jules-Sebastien-Cesar Dumont d'Urville, (1790-1842), published in Paris, 1842-1853. This work, in English 'Voyage to the South Pole and Oceania on the corvettes Astrolabe and Zelee, during the years 1837-1840', was the account of a scientific expedition to study the geography, geology, anthropology and natural history of the region. During the voyage Dumont d'Urville claimed Adelie Land in Antarctica. He died in the first railway crash in Versailles two years later. Original hand colour slightly cropped page  but still good margins ( ie will not re insert into a book) One mucky mark to front + one mashed mummified mini spider £75 inc delivery



related links

America(s) Page 1

America  Page 2  including some maps

America  3 

America  4

America  5

America  6

America  Portraits

America Military

Canada 1

Canada 2

Southern Americas 1

Southern Americas 2

South America 3 Anson


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