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Antique Maps of of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans - Richard Nicholson of Chester
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ATLANTIC

19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Islands in the Atlantic, John Tallis, c.1850

    Islands in the Atlantic, John Tallis, c.1850

25822 Islands in the Atlantic, John Tallis, c.1850. Price: 140.00

ISLANDS IN THE ATLANTIC. Engraved maps of Atlantic islands grouped on one sheet within a scroll work border. The islands shown are the Azores, Madeira, Bermuda and a section of the west coast of Africa with Madeira, Canary Islands and the Cape Verde Islands. Embellished with six uncoloured vignette views including Funchal, Tenerife and Pico. 9 3/4 x 13 1/2 inches. Original outline hand colouring to the map area. Centre fold. Good clean condition.

19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Atlantic Islands, John Thomson, 1816

    Atlantic Islands, John Thomson, 1816

29679 Atlantic Islands, John Thomson, 1816. Price: 64.00

ATLANTIC ISLANDS. CAPE VERDE IDS. CANARY IDS. AZORE IDS. MADEIRA IDS. Four maps on one sheet of the islands with a central uncoloured vignette view of Teneriffe. Two inset charts of Fayal part of the coast of Lanzarote. 23 x 20 inches. Publishers imprint beneath the map dated 1814. The map has some original outline hand colouring which has faded. There appears to have been a split in the centre fold and a small cross tear in the sky of the vignette view. This has been repaired with a strengthening strip pasted onto the centre fold on verso.

19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Atlantic Islands, S.D.U.K. 1836

    Atlantic Islands, S.D.U.K. 1836

31560 Atlantic Islands, J. & C. Walker / S.D.U.K. 1836. Price: 33.00

ISLANDS IN THE ATLANTIC. Engraved by J. & C. Walker. Sixteen maps on one sheet featuring the islands. The larger maps are those of the Azores, Canary Islands and the Falklands. Smaller maps include Bermuda, Trinidad, St. Helena, Falkland Islands and Maderia. 12 x 15 inches. Original outline hand colouring. Publishers imprint beneath dated 1836. Good condition except for the fact that the left hand blank margin is small and the atlas binding holes are are there. One tiny area of the engraved border surface missing. Small tear in top blank margin just into printed border.

From: Maps of the Society of the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

CAPE VERDE ISLANDS

19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde, John Luffman, 1804

    Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde, John Luffman, 1804

16636 Praia, Santiago, Cape Verde, John Luffman, 1804. Price: 40.00

PORTO PRAYA. A small chart engraved for Luffman's Select Plans. Panel advising the reader that Porto Praya is an excellent and spacious harbour of St. Jago the chief of the Cape Verde Islands. 6.25 x 4.5 inches, 155 x 115 mm. Early outline and wash colouring. Fine condition.

The British attempted to colonise the Cape Verde Islands in 1792 and gave up in 1793.

MADAGASCAR

None at present

MADEIRA AND PORTO SANTO

16th Century

  •  Porto Santo, Benedetto Bordone, c.1534

    Porto Santo, Benedetto Bordone, c.1534

29757 Porto Santo, Benedetto Bordone, c.1534. Price: 86.00

PORTO SANTO. A woodcut map of the island of Porto Santo with part of the coast of Madeira showing. Set within a page of Latin text which continues on verso. The map measures 5 1/2 x 3 inches. Outline hand colouring. Good condition.

From: Isolario

INDIAN OCEAN

19th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Islands in the Indian Ocean S.D.U.K. 1844

    Islands in the Indian Ocean S.D.U.K. 1844

31559 Islands in the Indian Ocean, J & C. Walker / S.D.U.K. c.1844. Price: 50.00

ISLANDS IN THE INDIAN OCEAN. Engraved by J. & C. Walker. Eleven maps on one sheet. Amirantes, Sychelle Archipelago, Madagascar, Socotra, Rodrigue, Chagos Group, Keeling Isles, Mauritius and Bourbon, Kergulen, Maldive Islands, Nicobar Isles. 15.25 x 12.35 inches. Original outline hand coloured. Two small nicks on the outer edge of the bottom blank margin otherwise good condition.

Published by Society for Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

18th Century - Sea Chart

  •  Port Bourbon, Islands of Reunion J. N. Bellin 1764

    Port Bourbon, Islands of Reunion J. N. Bellin 1764

32181 Port Bourbon, Reunion, Jacques Nicholas Bellin, 1764. Price: 52.00

PLAN DU PORT BOURBON DANS L’ISLE DE FRANCE. An interesting engraved chart of this bay on the island now known as Reunion in the Indian Ocean east of Madagascar. Embellished with an uncoloured rococo title cartouche which also displays the scale. 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches. Original blue outline and wash hand colouring. Good condition. Straight from the atlas and not previously sold as a single map.

Map number 120 from Volume 3 of Le Petit Atlas Maritime

PACIFIC OCEAN

18th Century

  •  Islands in the Indian Ocean S.D.U.K. 1844

    Islands in the Indian Ocean S.D.U.K. 1844

32712 Caroline Islands, Jacques Nicolas Bellin, c.1764. Price: 40.00

NOUVELLE CARTE DES ISLES CAROLINES. NIEU KAART DER CAROLYNSCHE EYLANDEN. An engraved map of the Caroline Islands, a widely scattered archipelago of tiny islands in the western Pacific Ocean. Situated north of New Guinea and east of the Philipines. Decorative rococo title cartouche. The map has been cut close around and mounted on a larger sheet many years ago. Traces of a centre fold. 15 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches. Uncoloured. A little light soiling to the backing but otherwise good condition.

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Antique Maps of of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans - Richard Nicholson of Chester

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