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Old historical maps and prints of British Guiana for sale.  All are originals.  I do not sell reproductions.

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WADDINGTON R. A Chart of the Coast of Guayana, From the Entrance of the River Orinoco to the Entrance of the River Amazones.
WADDINGTON R. A Chart of the Coast of Guayana, From the Entrance of the River Orinoco to the Entrance of the River Amazones.

London, J. Mount & Page, The English Pilot, the 4th book. (1793)
Large engraved chart with hand coloured outline with inset maps of the Orinoco and Surinam rivers. Fine. 25 x 19"
£240.00


BRITISH GUIANA The Daily Chronicle Centenary 1803-1903 Supplement.
BRITISH GUIANA The Daily Chronicle Centenary 1803-1903 Supplement.

Georgetown (1903)
4 large pp. Original newspaper in clean condition but with multiple folds.
Articles on the history of the colony.
£50.00


ARROWSMITH John British Guayana. By Robt. H. Schomburgk Esq.
ARROWSMITH John British Guayana. By Robt. H. Schomburgk Esq.

Royal Geographical Society (1837)
Engraved map with central fold in fine condition. 8 x 14"
£45.00


VAN DER AA Pieter Scheepstogt door Robert Harcourt gedaan na Gujana.
VAN DER AA Pieter Scheepstogt door Robert Harcourt gedaan na Gujana.

From Naaukeurige versameling der Gedenk-Waardigste Zee en Land Reysen (1715)
Engraved, hand coloured map, very fine with wide margins. 11.5 x 9"
Depicting the route of Robert Harcourt's expedition to Guyana in 1609. Harcourt was determined to find the fabled city of El Dorado, which his predecessor Sir Walter Raleigh had failed to find. The shows Manoa or El Dorado on the western bank of the mythical Parime Lacus. The map features a vignette of Harcourt with several natives and with two ships in the background.
£275.00


GOODALL F.A. Georgetown, Demerara.
GOODALL F.A. Georgetown, Demerara.

Hullmandel (1844 (circa))
Coloured lithograph by W. Parott with small margins, repaired tear in centre at base just extending into image. 16 x 10"
£560.00


BENTLEY Charles Pirara and Lake Amucu. The site of El Dorado.
BENTLEY Charles Pirara and Lake Amucu. The site of El Dorado.

Ackermann & Co., London (184o)
Coloured lithograph by George Barnard with good margins, cleaned. 16 x 11"
From Views from the Interior of Guiana.
£280.00


BENTLEY Charles Pure-Piapa. A remarkable Basaltie Column in Guiana.
BENTLEY Charles Pure-Piapa. A remarkable Basaltie Column in Guiana.

Ackermann & Co., London (1840)
Coloured lithograph by P Gutici with good margins, cleaned. 16 x 11"
From Views from the Interior of Guiana.
£250.00


BENTLEY Charles Junction of the Kundanama with the  Paramu.
BENTLEY Charles Junction of the Kundanama with the Paramu.

Ackermann & Co., London (1840)
Coloured lithograph by George Barnard with good margins, cleaned. 16 x 11"
From Views from the Interior of Guiana.
£250.00


HEADECKER C.C. Botanic Gardens, Georgetown Guyana.
HEADECKER C.C. Botanic Gardens, Georgetown Guyana.HEADECKER C.C. Botanic Gardens, Georgetown Guyana.
HEADECKER C.C. Botanic Gardens, Georgetown Guyana.

3 postcard size photos, circa 1930. Fine.
£12.00


STEDMAN John L
STEDMAN John L'Ai et l'Vnau, ou le paresseux Mouton et le paresseux Chien.

Paris (1799)
Attractive engraving by Tardieu showing slouths. Fine. 5.5 x 8"
£15.00


STEDMAN John Le Murmure Oiseau.
STEDMAN John Le Murmure Oiseau.

Paris (1799)
Attractive engraving by Tardieu showing Murmure bird. Fine. 5.5 x 8"
£10.00


STEDMAN John Branche de Connier.
STEDMAN John Branche de Connier.

Paris (1799)
Attractive engraving by Tardieu showing cotton tree. Fine. 5.5 x 8"
£5.00


SWANSTON G.H. British Guayana. - according to Sir Robert Schomburgk, drawn by Augustus Peterman F.R.G.S.  Engraved by G.H. Swanston.
SWANSTON G.H. British Guayana. - according to Sir Robert Schomburgk, drawn by Augustus Peterman F.R.G.S. Engraved by G.H. Swanston.

A. Fullarton & Co., London (1850 (circa))
Engraved map with outline colour. 6 x 10in
Shows many interesting features including spot where Schomburgk discovered the Victoria regina and the boundaries according to claims made by Brazil and Venezuela.
£35.00


STEDMAN J. Plan du Champ de Bataille, Principal, entre les Rivieres de Cottica et de Maroni, - avec la maniere de Camper dans les Forets de Surinam.
STEDMAN J. Plan du Champ de Bataille, Principal, entre les Rivieres de Cottica et de Maroni, - avec la maniere de Camper dans les Forets de Surinam.

Paris (1799)
Engraved map with detail showing rivers and tracks through the jungle. Fine. 17.5 x 8in
£40.00


STEDMAN J.G. Carte de la Guiane
STEDMAN J.G. Carte de la Guiane

Paris (1799)
Engraved map by Tardieu showing the legendary lake Parime. Fine. 17.5 x 8in
£60.00


MALLET A.M. Pays des Caribes et Guiane.
MALLET A.M. Pays des Caribes et Guiane.

Paris (1683)
Miniature engraved hand coloured map of the Guianas. 4 x 6in Fine.
Shows 'Lac de Parime' and the legendary city of El Dorado.
£70.00


DU VAL La Guaiane - ou France Equinoctiale.
DU VAL La Guaiane - ou France Equinoctiale.

Paris (1682-8)
Small engraved map of the Guianas with hand coloured border. 5 x 4in Fine.
Shows a large 'Lac Parime' and the legendary city of El Dorado.
£50.00


CHALMERS C. and SAWKINS J. Reduction of the map of British Guiana - compiled from the surveys received under Her Majesty
CHALMERS C. and SAWKINS J. Reduction of the map of British Guiana - compiled from the surveys received under Her Majesty's commission from 1841 to 1844, under the direction of the Royal Geographical Society from 1835 to 1839 by Sir Robert H. SchomburgkK.R.E Ph. D, revised and corrected tothe present time.

Royal Geographical Society (1875)
Tinted litho map in fine condition. 11 x 16.5in
£40.00


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1860 An Act to Establish a Colonial Post Office. Printed by Robert Short, Water Street Georgetown 5pp, folio. Signed on first page by the governor Philip Edmund Wodehouse and on the last page by the secretary, W.M. Walker. Government seal on first page. A rare locally printed Act granting the establishment of a General Post Office in Georgetown, stipulating pre-payment of mail by postage stamps, postal rates, etc. Fine.
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ROTH Walter Edmund An Introductory Study of the Arts, Crafts, and Customs of the Guiana Indians 38th Annual Report of the bureau of American Ethnology, Washington 1924 745 large pp + plates. 1st ed., a couple of m/s corrections to text otherwise fine in original green cloth.
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