Brazil (Eastern – Core Regions) – Rio De Janeiro, São Paulo, Minas Gerais, Bahia, Pernambuco / The ‘Brazilian Enlightenment’ Karte Von Ostbrasilien. Carte géographique de la partie orientale de l’empire du Brésil, en quatre feuilles, contenant les Provinces maritimes de Pernambuco jusqu’a Rio de Janeiro, celle de Minas Geraës, et une partie des provinces limitrophes, redigée d’apres leurs propres observations…
A fine example of an important and beautifully produced national atlas of chile, featuring 39 maps predicated upon the best scientific sources, made by Enrique Espinoza, who is credited with revolutionizing the study of geography in Chile, published by the venerable Paris firm of Erhard Frères. Small 4° (27 x 20.5 cm): 2 pp., 39 maps (5 folding;…
A beautifully designed art deco map centred on Zagreb, Croatia, made as an advertisement for a competition, organised by a newspaper Jutranji list (Morning Paper), was drafted by a pioneer of the Croatian graphic design Otto Antonini.
A rare collection of two titles that feature entertaining and valuable accounts of early frontier life in Patagonia, the result of separate investigative tours of the Río Negro and Chubut territories by the brothers Moritz and Theodor Alemann, prominent journalists, who endeavored to assess the regions’ suitability for Germanic immigration and to weave German immigrant ‘colonies’ in Argentina into…
A very rare miniature map of the ecclesiastical province of Peru, an administrative jurisdiction of the Jesuit Order that included all of modern Peru and Bolivia, issued not along after the Order was revived in the wake of the Napoleonic Wars.
An attractive, large-format, double-sided early 1930s map of Rio de Janeiro, depicting the city during a period of great optimism when it was one of the most vibrant and fashionable destinations in the world, locally printed and sponsored by ‘Serviço Aéreo Condor’, an ambitious new airline backed by Deutsche Lufthansa – a very rare ephemeral work. Colour lithograph,…
Colour print, 89 x 53 cm (35 x 20.8 inches), with an original brochure with an index: 8°, 13 pp., wrappers with title, stapled. . Housed in an original illustrated wrappers with a flap (a small hand-written monogram of the previous owner, otherwise in a near-mint unused condition with a minimal stains on the spine of the wrappers).
An extremely rare, resplendently coloured broadside map of Uruguay made during the country’s 1880s boom period by the renown military engineer, topographical artist and photographer Lieutenant Colonel Gabino Monegal, published in Montevideo. Lithograph in colours (Very Good, lovely vibrant colours, some short clean tears closed from verso by old repairs, some marginal foxing), 47.5 x 38 cm (18.5 x 15…
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