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Carte des Isles Situees au Nord de St. Domingue.
In full Carte des isle situées au nord de St. Domingue, avec les passages pour le retour appellés débouquemens, 1763. Copper engraved map depicts the the Caicos Islands and Acklins islands, north of St. Domingue (modern Haiti and Dominican Republic). From Bellin's "Petit atlas maritime."  Size 225 x 380  dated 1783/ West Indies Turks and Caicos Islands; Maps West Indies Bahamas; paper excellent not so sure re muddy colour for the ocean £155

A Map Of the Island of Jamaica

1762. 110 x 190.  Uncoloured; very light age-toning,  Map of Jamaica engraved by John Gibson.  £90 inc delivery

Descrittione dell'Isole Iamaica Hora Detta di S. Iacopo
Early map of Jamaica (and part of Cuba)  Copper /wood engraved by Girolamo Porro for Porcacchi's book L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo, first published in Venice in 1572 this version is 1604. Tomaso Porcacchi Castilione (1530–1585) was an author and 255

Un Anglais de la Barbade vend sa Maitresse
Antique uncolored copperplate engraving features two European men exchanging a sack of money for the sale of a slave woman who, shackled with a chain running from her ankle to a metal-hooked collar around her neck, covers her face in grief as she turns away. In the background, other slaves unload cargo on the shore and a view of a castle and palm trees on a cliff can be seen in the distance.by French artist Nicolas Delaunay (1739-1792) after a painting by Jean-Michel Moreau.Published 1780 as frontespiece to  Illustration de Histoire philosophique by Guillaume Thomas Raynal  Rare £40 inc delivery
Francis Drake Engaging The Cacafuego
Antique Copper Plate Published 1790 by Alexander Hogg, London for "A New, Authentic, and Complete Collection of Voyages Round the World..." 1st Octavo Edition by Captain James Cook & George W. Anderson. Paper Size: 21 x 13cm Plata ten miles off the coast of Ecuador, north of the Gulf of Guayaquil, under Cape San Lorenzo, there is a small island named Isla de la Plata, meaning Silver Island - The island has not always had its present name, but gained it in 1579 after Francis Drake sailed up this coast in the Golden Hind in pursuit of the Spanish treasure ship Nuestra Señora de la Concepción, popularly called the Cacafuego meaning Shitfire. £12 short margins but rare
"I. e Cocos" Cocos island, Costa Rica.Allain Manesson  Mallet, after Schouten. Published in  Paris Thierry. Denys. 1683 Copper engraved view of Cocos island; Traitors island in the background, from Mallet's "Description de l'Univers" 1st edition. size 154 by 112mm ' £20 perfect



Dress + manner of Living of the Spaniards in South America
Copper engraving by Morris, Page, Roberts  etc  in 1782 published for Millar's / George Millar in  The new and universal System of Geography, being a complete history and description of the whole world by George Henry Millar and William Langford (1782)   366mm x 233mm. published London 1784  £12 full page but edge tears in margins



The City of St. Salvador and its Harbour  (Brazil)
Copper plate engraving from A Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels / Navigantium Atque Itinerarium Biblioteca by . Emanuel Bowen / John Harris   1744    size: 340 x 240 mm but with age toning and the print 'bleeding through' as on many early engravings £60
 

Animals of Maragnan . . . Brazil
Copper engraving by Morris, Page, Roberts  etc  in 1782 published for Millar's / George Millar in  The new and universal System of Geography, being a complete history and description of the whole world by George Henry Millar and William Langford (1782)   366mm x 233mm. published London 1784  £30 x 2

 The Natives of the Caribee Islands feasting on Human Flesh

Copper engraving by Morris, Page, Roberts  etc  in 1782 published for Millar's / George Millar in  The new and universal System of Geography, being a complete history and description of the whole world by George Henry Millar and William Langford (1782)   366mm x 233mm. published London 1784  £30



The dress weapons & manner of living of the Tapoyers inhabitants of Brasil in Soputh America - View of the harbour of S.t Vincent subject to the Portugese

Copper engraving by Morris, Page, Roberts  etc  in 1782 published for Millar's / George Millar in  The new and universal System of Geography, being a complete history and description of the whole world by George Henry Millar and William Langford (1782)   366mm x 233mm. published London 1784  £30 x 2

 

Various Boats ,barks etc used on the Coast of Peru in South America 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. . . .£20 . . . 2 copies



Homme 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. £ 30 ,


Ples du Perov /Peru
issued Frankfort,  by A.M.Mallet .published in Allain M. Mallet's description of the world. 'Description de L'Univers' Frankfurt, 1684/5 seems to be an early edition15 x 11 cm £30 fsome age toning so cheaper



Homme et Femme Caraibes

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. Size 14 x 20 cms £20 plus inscription and margins sent cleaned





Vitzilipuztli Principale Idole des Mexicains
 Cooper Engraving before Chedel  or Benard  published in a French edition o. Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £25 plus inscription and margins and odd radically different image to the usual



Die patagonier / Patagons
issued Frankfort,  by A.M.Mallet .published in Allain M. Mallet's description of the world. 'Description de L'Univers' Frankfurt, 1684/5 seems to be an early edition15 x 11 cm £40 faint soft crease in margin will mount out
   





Harbour and City of Havannah
Engraving by S Davenport London Published by Thomas Kelly 17 Paternoster Row . engraved by S.Davenport, published in New and Universal English Dictionary, 1843. Steel engraved  antique print £30   RARESize    Image 101 x 170 mm, Sheet 205 x 258 mm



View of Truxillo in the Kingdom of Peru in South America
Copper engraving      130mm × 175mm  c 1770 Engraved for the Banker's new System of Geography Publishd by Royat Authority The print was published by C. Cooke in London ca 1775 £20


Panama Copper engraving c 1810 £12



Felix Hafen von Boothia from a part work c 1770 similar to (London, Alex. Hogg, c. 1786). 6 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches, close cut to bottom edge £10 ..


calebassus arbor
ssued Amsterdam, 1645 by Jan Janszoon - (Janssonius) copper-engraved birds-eye view of this coast of central Chile, South American harbor. Engraving includes the original text leaf, which is a key sheet. This key sheet specifically identifies each of the buildings and features seen in the view, which are marked with tiny letters.




Quintero Chile nice 1645 Janszoon
Issued Amsterdam, 1645 by Jan Janszoon - (Janssonius) copper-engraved birds-eye view of this coast of central Chile, South American harbor. Engraving includes the original text leaf, which is a key sheet. This key sheet specifically identifies each of the buildings and features seen in the view, which are marked with tiny letters. CONDITION ISSUES.. toned



Sepulchral Caves of Guanches / Antigua
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. Size 14 x 20 cms £20 plus inscription and margins sent cleaned

 

A New & Exact Plan of the Harbour of Port Louis with ye Attach on Fort St. Louis Taken by Admiral Knowles Mar: 8 1747/8 by F. Vallnight.

Scarce early plan of the Harbor of St. Louis on the Island of Hispaniola (Santa Domingo), showing the the harbor at the time it was taken by Admiral Knowles in March 1748 from the London Magazine. The London Magazine was originally founded in 1732 as the "London Magazine, or Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer". It ran from 1732 to 1785 in political opposition to the Tory-based Gentleman's Magazine  . Image size normally 17 x 11+ cm unmounted  £35


Five Ships of the Line & a Frigate engaging off Portipea under their Double-Reef Topsails.
 Ships and other features are lettered in the image, with a key enclosed within the same cartouche as the title. The British ships are the Cornwall, Plymouth, Strafford, Lenox, Worcester and Wager. Illustration for the London Magazine. 1848.he London Magazine was originally founded in 1732 as the "London Magazine, or Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer". It ran from 1732 to 1785 in political opposition to the Tory-based Gentleman's Magazine  . Image size normally 17 x 11+ cm unmounted  £35





1. Espagnole de Quito 2. Indienne de distinction. 3. Barbier Indien. 4. Métive de Quito. 5. Paysan Indien. 6. Indienne du Commun.
Gents mag version of Prevost. From the The Gentleman's Magazine .Comediens Chinois tires de NieuhofComediens Chinois tires de Nieuhof


A sailor giving a Patagonian Woman some biscuit for her Child/ Same image reversed ie copied then re engraved
From the The London Magazine was originally founded in 1732 as the "London Magazine, or Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer. Size 12 x 21s+ cm  £20 RARE A famous hoax :In 1766 the Dolphin, a ship commanded by Commodore John Byron (nicknamed "Foul-Weather Jack" and grandfather of the poet Byron) returned to London from circumnavigating the globe. While it lay in dock, a rumor leaked out that the crew of the Dolphin had encountered a tribe of nine-foot giants in Patagonia, South America. This rumor first appeared in print on May 9, 1766 in the Gentleman's Magazine. Other newspapers, such as the London Chronicle, then picked up the story.



A sailor giving a Patagonian Woman some biscuit for her Child
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. Size 12 x 21s+ cm  £20 RARE dated This rumor first appeared in print on May 9, 1767 in the Gentleman's Magazine x 2


1.Femme de Lima en habit de Ville, 2.en habit de Menage, 3.Espagnol vetu comme on l'est au Perou, 4.Mulatresse,5. Negre Domestique" (Peru)
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. Size 14 x 20 cms £20 plus inscription and margins d



Vitzilipuztli Principale Idole des Mexicains
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. Size 14 x 20 cms £20 plus inscription and margins


Incas of Peru
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. Size 12 x 21s+ cm  £20 RARE dated 1752



Incas of Peru 2
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. Size 12 x 21s+ cm  £20 RARE dated 1752


1. Espagnole de Quito 2. Indienne de distinction. 3. Barbier Indien. 4. Métive de Quito. 5. Paysan Indien. 6. Indienne du Commun.
Engraving by Picart  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 £20 plus inscription and margins sent cleaned









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Habitans Du Detroit De Magellan, Nommes Patagons; Leurs Barques, Leurs Chaumines, &c. South America

Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Cochin  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1748/50. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £25 printers creases


Caribbean  Homme et Femme Caraibes

Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Cochin  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1748/50. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £25


Caribbean
Isle Saint-Jean (St.John Island, Caribbean), . "Hommes et Femmes de l'Ile de St.Jean dans leurs habits"

Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Cochin  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1748/50. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £25


Caribbean
Isle Saint-Jean (St.John Island, Caribbean), . "Hommes et Femmes de l'Ile de St.Jean"

Engraving by Chedel  from a drawing by Cochin  published in a French edition of Prevost's Histoire Generale Des Voyages, Printed Chez Didot, 1748/50. . Pre the Schley Dutch edition . Copper engraved print full plate mark and good margins. Size 14 x 20 cms £25



Habits of the Americans. . . could be Hawaii/could be aywhere!


Engraving on one copper-plate Probably as issued in John Harris's 'Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca', or 'A Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels'. Commissioned under King George II of England, published London, 1748. Image 32.5 x 23.5cm £25 . . .small edge tear,creases and later print off a worn plate
Suite de l’ Europe Ancienne et Moderne des Terres Australes et de l’ Amerique Tome V
Small title page with a scene of explorers conferencing with native South Americans on a beach. Title in both French and German.  by Alain Manneson Mallet (1603-1706) published 1687 from ' Description de l' Univers' in 5 volumes.size  120 x 170 mm £20 . due to worn plate

Suite de l’ Europe Ancienne et Moderne des Terres Australes et de l’ Amerique Tome V
Small title page with a scene of explorers conferencing with native South Americans on a beach. Title in both French and German.  by Alain Manneson Mallet (1603-1706) published 1687 from ' Description de l' Univers' in 5 volumes.size  120 x 170 mm £35 inc. due to toning needs a clean

 


Nieu Freiburg, Brazil
from Meyers Universum or America Illustrated steel engravings by Herrmann J. Meyer. Published 1852 & 3.. £12 unless marked less imagesize . 4 x 6 inches minimum



LakeManagua ( 2 copies)
from Meyers Universum or America Illustrated steel engravings by Herrmann J. Meyer. Published 1852 & 3.. £12 unless marked less imagesize . 4 x 6 inches minimum

San Juan
from Meyers Universum or America Illustrated steel engravings by Herrmann J. Meyer. Published 1852 & 3.. £12 unless marked less imagesize . 4 x 6 inches minimum


Brazil Jungle

from Meyers Universum or America Illustrated steel engravings by Herrmann J. Meyer. Published 1852 & 3.. £12 unless marked less imagesize . 4 x 6 inches minimum


Zamba ( i Lima) Limena

Antique lithograph print, published by Stockholm, lith. Art. Anstalt, 1872.from Adolf Ekelöf's record of his trip in the English frigate H.M.S. Zealous scarce £20 the pair are to one sheet



Peruansk Indian /Juan Caballero

Antique lithograph print, published by Stockholm, lith. Art. Anstalt, 1872.from Adolf Ekelöf's record of his trip in the English frigate H.M.S. Zealous scarce £20 the pair are to one sheet


Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

wood engraving in text From Atlas Chinensis; Being a Second Part of a Relation of Remarkable Passages in two Embassies from the East India Company of the United Provinces to the Vice-Roy Singlamong and General Taising, Lipovi, and to Konchi, Emperor of China and East Tartary. published 1672 copperplate engraving originally published in Dutch by the trade diplomat johan Nieuhof / Jan Nieuhoff, but translated into English by the British mapmaker and publisher John Ogilby in 1669 and again in 1673. His translation included extra material from different publications, such as extracts from Athanasius Kircher's China Illustrata (1667). .£25



The Dress, Weapons, & manner of living the Tapoyers inhabitants of Brasil in South-America.
View of the Harbour of St Vincent Subject to the Portugese



Sacrifice of the Captives Sacrifice des Captifs Copper engarving by B. Picart.fl1723-1775, Engraved by c du Boso printed 1723 of an Aztec sacrifice RARE £25



Vitzliputsli/Huitzilopochtli

In Aztec religion, a central deity. The Aztecs sacrificed thousands of human lives to him each year, especially at the great festival of Panquetzalitzili ('the raising of the banners'), which celebrated his supremacy as a god of war and courage.He was the guardian deity of the city of Tenochtitlan. A fierce warrior god, reputed to have slain 400 of his own siblings, he was often depicted as a giant eagle. Engraving on one copper-plate Issued in John Harris's 'Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca', or 'A Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels'. Commissioned under King George II of England, published London, 1748. Image 32.5 x 23.5cm £25 . . .2 copies not the later Picart edition with four images to the plate



Marriage Ceremony Observed by the Indians of Panama

Copper engraving by Morris, Page, Roberts  etc  in 1782 published for Millar's / George Millar in  The new and universal System of Geography, being a complete history and description of the whole world by George Henry Millar and William Langford (1782)   366mm x 233mm. published London 1784  £30 x 3



A view of the habitations in Nootka Sound'

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 . . .


View of the Race Horse & Carcass (under the command of Lord Mulgrave & Captn Lutwyche) -nclosed in the ice, in Lat 80o 37.N. when prosecuting their celebrated expedition to the North Pole

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) £20 edge tear



An accurate representation of Seahorses which Captain Cook met with in his third voyage on the ice near the West coast of North America, nine of which animals were shot by his order and used for fresh provisions.

Sydney Parkinson's Journal of a Voyage to the South Seas, in His Majesty's Ship, The Endeavour..., London: 1773 Published London for Alex HOGG, 16 Pater-noster Row. £30 . .x3


Cap Horn from a part work c 1770 similar to (London, Alex. Hogg, c. 1786). 6 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches, close cut to bottom edge £10 ..

 

His Majesty's ship the Grafton Commodore Charles Holmes . . . . .Louisborough . . drawn by an Officer on Board from the Universla Magazine 1754 rare showing a mechanism to correct the broken rudder £20 some creasing ( much is original ) repaired tear to crease
£40 crease as issued perfect and rarex 2



Interview betwween Lord Byron & the natives of Patagonia People of Tierra del Fuego and their habitations 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. . . .£20 . .4 copies.

 


Lima Steel engraving c 1820 £10 ..



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