3 results, ordered by Publication Date
[Abraham Ortelius / Frans Hogenberg (engraver)], AMERICAE SIVE NOVI ORBIS, NOVA DESCRIPTIO. [Antwerp: Abraham Ortelius, 1570].

The rare first edition, first state of Abraham Ortelius’s map of the Americas

The first state of the first edition of Abraham Ortelius’s influential map of the Americas, “both functional as well as decorative” (Burden). The map appeared in the very first edition of Ortelius’s 1570 Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, generally recognized as the first modern atlas—the first to feature maps of uniform size and style providing global coverage […]

$9,500
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Friedrich von Bouchenroeder / Jacob Turpin (engraver), CARTE GENERALE ET PARTICULIERE DE LA COLONIE D'ESSEQUEBE & DEMERARIE SITUÉE DANS LA GUIANE EN AMÉRIQUE RÉDIGÉE ET DÉDIÉE AU COMITÉ DES COLONIES & POSSESSIONS DE LA REPUBLIQUE BATAVE. Amsterdam: Wouter Brave, 1798.

Important and richly-detailed map of Essequibo and Demerara

Highly detailed map of the Dutch colonies of Essequibo and Demerara by Friedrich von Bouchenroeder, an officer in the Dutch Army and would-be settler Essequibo and Demerara were settled by the Dutch in about 1616 and remained in Dutch hands into the eighteenth century, when the two colonies were captured by the British in 1781. […]

$4,800
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