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De Bry Raleigh
Theodore De Bry.

Frankfurt: Theodore de Bry, c.1596. A brightly-dressed Raleigh directing Spanish prisoners to a longboat, their town burning behind.
DEBR0005
£300.00

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Map of Cayenne
Alain Manesson Mallet.

Paris, 1683. After their first two attempts were defeated by attacks, the French finally established a permanent colony at Cayenne in 1664, less than twenty years before this map was printed. However in its first decade Cayenne was captured by both the Dutch and English, commemorated here by the vignette sea-battles under the title.
MALL0077
£48.00

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Map of Guiana
Nicolas Sanson.

Paris, c.1692. Guyana, Surinam and French Guyiana, with the mythical Lac Parime and El Dorado. Engraved by A. de Winter for the quarto edition of Sanson's atlas.
SANS0075
£150.00

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Early view of Cayenne
Churchill.

London: Awnsham and John Churchill, 1746 View of the town of Cayenne (in present-day French Guiana) showing the fort, here named Fort Saint Lewis. A key names the Governor's House and the King's Warehouse, etc. Also shown are several native American boats or pirogues. Engraved by John Kip for Churchill's 'A collection of voyages and travels'.
CHUR0008
£95.00

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Map of the colony of Cayenne in French Guiana
Thomas Jefferys.

London, 1760. Published during the Seven Years' War (1756-63), Cayenne was a potential target for British forces intent on driving the French from America.
JEFF0004
£250.00

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Chart of the Coasts of Guiana
Jacques Nicolas Bellin.

Paris, 1757. The Guyanas.
BELL0025
£49.00

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Guyana
John Tallis.

London & New York, John Tallis & Co., c.1855. Guyana map with engraved vignette scenes, including a prospect of Georgetown.
TALL0042
£75.00

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Important Map of the Straits of Magellan.
Jodocus Hondius.

Amsterdam, 1623. Detailed chart of the Magellan Straits, reflecting their importance at the time, being the only known sea route from the Atlantic to the Pacific. It is decorated with three large strapwork cartouches, one each for the title, scale and coastal profile, a large compass rose over Terra del Fuego, sealions (with manes) ships and sea-monsters. A classic map.
HOND0044
£725.00

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Chart of the Straits of Magellan
Jacques Nicolas Bellin.

Paris, c.1753. Detailed chart of the Straits. after the survey of Labat, who spent seven months in the area with Beauchesne in 1699.
BELL0102
£98.00

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Map of Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina
Nicolas Sanson.

Paris, c.1692. Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina. Engraved by A. de Winter for the quarto edition of Sanson's atlas.
SANS0077
£150.00

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Map of Uruguay
Jacques Nicolas Bellin.

Paris, 1756. Uruguay and part of Argentina, with Montevideo & Buenos Aires.
BELL0059
£85.00

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Map of Patagonia
Gilles Robert de Vaugondy.

Paris, 1749. Southern Chile, Argentina and the partial outline of the Falklands.
ROBE0044
£90.00

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Map of Tierra del Fuego, with the Straits of Magellan
Extrémité Méridionale de l'Amerique.

Paris: 1778. With five insets, including one of Le Maire's Strait after Captain Cook, 1769.
BONN0028
£150.00

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Argentina map & Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay
John Arrowsmith.

London, 1842. Detailed map of South America from southern Bolivia, Paraguay and Uruguay to Patagonia, with an inset of Tierra del Fuego. Issued in the 'London Atlas' by the foremost British cartographer of his generation.
ARRO0006
£150.00

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Miniature map of Peru
Petrus Bertius.

Arnhem, Jan Jansson snr., 1610. A miniature map of Peru, orientated with north to the left.
BERT0017
£150.00

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Miniature map of Peru
Alain Manesson Mallet.

Paris, c.1683. Also including Ecuador.
MALL0070
£68.00

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Peruvian native costume
Alain Manesson Mallet.

Paris, c.1683. Two Peruvian warriors, published in Mallet's 'Description de l'Univers'.
MALL0117
£68.00

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Map of southern Peru and Bolivia
Gilles Robert de Vaugondy.

Paris, 1749. Southern Peru and Bolivia.
ROBE0043
£58.00

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Detailed map of Peru
John Cary.

London, c.1815. A colourful map of Peru.
CARY0026
£56.00

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Map of the Peru-Bolivian Confederation
Anonymous.

French, c.1840. A map of the short-lived Peru-Bolivian Confederation, linking the 'Republic of South Peru' with Bolivia, 1836-39. It collapsed after an invasion by Chile.
ANON0024
£35.00

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