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Within the same title all maps are listed chronologically. Measurements are given in centimetres, height by width, excluding margins.

South America

Antique Maps and Prints of the Continent of South America and single countries within

Exchange rate (approximately):  £ 1.00 = EUR 1.15 = US-$ 1.25

359. Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. ‘BRAZIL’. Antique map of Brazil with two inset maps of Paraguy and the Environs of Rio de Janeiro. Thomas and Cowperthwait in Philadelphia for Mitchell ca. 1850 [24633] 39 x 31 cm. Full original colour. Excellent condition. £100
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360. Tallis, J. 'BRAZIL'. Antique map of Brazil. John Tallis ca. 1851 [26483] 34 x 25 cm. Original outline colour, all vignettes and border recent colour. Excellent condition. Folio edition - no centrefold. £125
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363. Danville, J. ‘CARTE DE LA PROVINCE DE QUITO AU PEROU’. Very detailed large map of Ecuador after a survey by de la Condamine, showing the triangulation points used in the valley between Quito and Cuenca. Danville after de la Condamine 1751 [17467] 59 x 35 cm. Two cartouches, scale of miles. Uncoloured. Lower left margin cropped to black neat line. £100
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364. Jefferys, Th. ‘PLAN OF ACARRON BAY SITUATED AT THE EAST POINT OF THE MALOUINE ISLANDS’ on sheet with ‘A VIEW OF FORT ST. LOUIS AT ACARRON BAY’. Chart of present-day Berkeley Sound and (above) view of Port Louis in the Falkland Islands. Published in a history of a voyage to the Malouine (or Falkland) Islands by Thomas Jefferys 1771 [27808] 25 x 24 cm. Full hand colour. Excellent condition. £200
The islands were discovered on a voyage by Louis de Bougainville, who named them as a French colony in honour of French seamen from St. Malo.
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365. Stanford, E. ‘THE FALKLAND ISLANDS’. Very detailed large map after a survey by Captn. Robert Fitzroy, R.N. et al. Edward Stanford ca. 1894 [21051] 49 x 61 cm. Full original colour. Excellent condition. £240
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368. Admiralty Charts. ‘SOUTH AMERICA WEST COAST SHEET XII / PERU AND CHILE / CABO LOBOS TO PUNTA PESCADORES’. Sea chart of the south Peruvian coastline to the Chilean border at Arica, with 3 inset harbour plans of Puerto de Ilo, Puerto Mollendo and Caleta Ocona. First published at the Admiralty 1840, and now with a few corrections by the Admiralty 1940 [26435] 48 x 62 cm. Uncoloured. Excellent condition. £60
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370. Sanson, N. / H. Jaillot. ‘AMERIQUE MERIDIONALE DIVISEE EN SES PRINCIPALES PARTIES...’.Large map of South America with two large decorative cartouches (title and scale of miles). Printed on two sheets and joined. Published by Hubert Jaillot from the plate by Nicolas Sanson 1691 [22202] 56 x 87 cm. The map in original outline colour. Very good condition. £450
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372. Faden, W. / De la Rochette, Louis S. d’Arcy. ‘COLOMBIA PRIMA OR SOUTH AMERICA...’. Large (wall) map of South America, printed on two double sheets, not joined, ‘drawn from the large map in eight sheets by Louis Stanislas D’Arcy Delarochette’. Published by William Faden 1811 [27785] 87 x 76 cm, when joined. Original outline colour. Excellent condition. £350
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374. Reichard, C. G. ‘SÜD AMERICA...’. Large map of the South American continent. Christian Gottlieb Reichard for Verlag des Geograph. Instituts Weimar 1817 [25851] 70 x 52 cm. Original outline colour. Excellent condition. £200
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375. Hall, S. ‘SOUTH AMERICA’. Sidney Hall 1829 [19276] 51 x 41 cm. Original outline Colour. Excellent condition. £125
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376. Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. ‘SOUTH AMERICA’. Antique map of South America. Thomas and Cowperthwait in Philadelphia for Mitchell ca. 1850 [26556] 31 x 38 cm. Full original colour. Excellent condition. £100
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377. Levasseur, V. ‘AMÉRIQUE MÉRIDIONALE’. Antique map of South America, set within very decorative scenic pictorial surrounds of natives and animals. Laguillermie for Levasseur’s Atlas Universel Illustré ca. 1852 [25796] 28 x 42 cm. Full hand colour. Excellent condition. £100
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378. Faden, W. / De la Rochette, Louis S. d’Arcy. ‘THE COAST OF GUYANA FROM THE OROONOKO TO THE RIVER OF AMAZONS AND THE INLAND PARTS as far as they have been Explored by the French & Dutch Engineers WITH THE ISLANDS OF BARBADOES TOBAGO &ca’. Chart of the South American coast between Trinidad and the mouths of the Amazon, covering Surinam and French and Dutch Guyana. Four small inset maps. Published by William Faden 1783 [27825] 50 x 68 cm. Original outline colour. Vertical paper crease near the right margin flattened, otherwise very good condition. £320
A geohydrographic survey by Louis S. De la Rochette ‘from the Observations of Captain Edward Thompson made in the Hyaena in the Year 1781...’.
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379. Hall, S. ‘COLOMBIA’. Venezuela, Colombia and Ecuador. Sidney Hall 1828 [19272] 42 x 52 cm. Original outline colour. Excellent condition. £100
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