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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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JEFFERYS Thomas A new chart of the coast of Guyana from Rio Orinoco to River Berbice, containing the Dutch colonies of Poumaron, Issequibo and Demerary, and Berbice.
JEFFERYS Thomas A new chart of the coast of Guyana from Rio Orinoco to River Berbice, containing the Dutch colonies of Poumaron, Issequibo and Demerary, and Berbice.

London, printed for R. Sayer, Map & Chartseller, no. 53 Fleet Street, as the Act directs (1787)
Engraved map with hand coloured outline. Tiny tear in border only at lower right otherwise fine. 19.5 x 39"
£200.00


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"
£220.00


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.
£225.00


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.
£180.00


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.
£180.00


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 Cotonnier
STEDMAN John Branche de Cotonnier

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


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.
£60.00


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 4" Fine.
Shows a large 'Lac Parime' and the legendary city of El Dorado.
£40.00


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