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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


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 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


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


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 16.5"
£30.00


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H.K.L. VON ZIEGESAR Kyk-over-al, on the junction of the Cuyuni, Mazaruni, and Essequebo Rivers, British Guiana Early undivided back British Guiana postcard addressed to Holland but not posted. Note title is a gummed label attached to the card.
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1942 (15 Sep) Barbados censored airmail cover from Br Guiana with Barbados censor tape endorsed in pencil, 'Annie Eudora' (L6a) This cover would have been sent per airmail to Trinidad and then by inter island schooner.
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COLERIDGE Rev. W.H. Charges delivered to the Clergy of the Diocese of Barbados and the Leeward Islands; together with prayers on certain public occasions; and addresses to candidates for Holy Orders: to young persons offering themselves for confirmation within that Diocese: and at the consecration of a chapel and burial ground in the city of Caracas. London 1835 x + 324pp + 44pp + 4 hand coloured folding maps. 1st ed., fine in original cloth with later paper label. Includes chapters on Antigua and British Guiana with maps of each. A rare work with details of the final abolition of slavery. The author was uncle of H.N. Coleridge.
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