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Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Sheet size 10 1/4 x 13 1/2 inches. Image size 7 5/8 x 11/4 inches. Bird's eye battle plan city view of Cartagena, Colombia illustrating Sir Francis Drake's West Indian voyages and raids of Spanish settlements, 1585-6, after Baptista Boazio. Text in latin and French below reads; Civitas Cartagena in Indiae Occidentalis continente sita, porta commodissimo, ad mercaturam inter Hispaniam et Peru exercendam. 'Cartagena is a state located on the continent of West India, a......
Boston: Ticknor, W.D., 1835. Map. Engraving with original color outline. Image measures 7.75" x 10". Brazil in 1835 from Guyana and Colombia in the north to Uruguay in the south and from Bolivia in the west to the Atlantic. T.G. Bradford (1802-1887) was a Boston based publisher. He worked as assistant editor of the American Encyclopedia before entering the field of map making.
Paris: Buchon, Jean Alexandre, 1825. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 13.5" x 12.25", image plus text measures 18.5" x 24.5". Includes historical and cultural information in French. Some wear along edges. From the French (1825) edition of Carey and Lea's 1822 "A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas"
Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1822. Map. Engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 14" x 12.75", image plus text measures 16.5" x 20.75". Includes information pertaining to history, climate and culture. From "A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas..." of 1822.
Paris: Paul Geuthner, 1925. Illustrated. 2 volumes, 4to, (Vol. I): Original printed wrappers, (Vol. II): Original 1/2 brown cloth, tan boards. Paris: Paul Geuthner, 1925. First Edition. Very Good. Volume I has a loose front wrapper that has been crudely reattached with tape. Also there is some edgewear to the spine and back wrapper. Volume II has a lightly soiled spine. This volume has 39 plates laid in, as issued, 2 are in color.
Cologne: Arnold Mylius, 1596. Woodcut title vignette (with IHS initials); typeset marginalia throughout. , 581, [3 blank] pages. Short thick 8vo, contemporary calf; attractive inlaid covers with blind and gilt-stamped decorations (recent labels on spine). Coloniae Agrippinae: In officina Birkcmannica, sumptibus Arnoldi Mylij, 1596. A near fine copy of this uncommon book "The first two books of this work are nearly the same books of 'Historia natural y moral de las Indias' [originally published in Salamanca, 1588]; the other six.....
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. 176 pages, short slim 8vo, cloth-backed boards, dust wrapper (previous bookseller's price tag on the back). Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995. First edition. A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Inscribed by the author on the half-title page to the philanthropist Martin Segal: "For Martin, my great mentor and wonderful friend, Gabriella."