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An Edition of the First Map Specifically of the Americas
A Remarkable Example in Attractive Old Color


Americas/ Florida. WALDSEEMULLER, M./ FRIES, L. [Vienne-in-the-Dauphine, 1541]
Untitled Woodcut Map of the Americas.
11 ¼ x 14 7/8 inches
Fine old/contemporary color; few spots, centerfold reinforced at areas of wear. Excellent overall.
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The Rare First State
Of a Very Early Americas Map


Western Hemisphere/ Southwest. . RAMUSIO, G. B./ GASTALDI, G. [Venice, 1556]
Universale Della Parte Del Mondo . . .
11 ½ x 11 ¾ inches.
Mended centerfold splits, lightly toned along fold, overall very good condition.
$7,500


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A Very Early Issue of the First Plate


Americas. ORTELIUS, A, [Antwerp, 1571]
Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio.
14 ½ x 20 inches.
Fine hand color; excellent condition.
$9,500


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Ortelius’ Masterwork of the Pacific


Pacific Ocean/ California.. ORTELIUS, A, [Antwerp, 1595]
Maris Pacifici, (quod vulgo Mar del Zur) . . .
13 5/8 x 19 ¾ inches.
Fine hand color; excellent condition.
$8,500


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One of the First Separate Maps of North America Maps
A Sterling, Wide-Margined Example


North America/ Florida. QUAD, M. [Cologne, 1600]
Novi Orbis pars Borealis, America Scilicet, complectens Floridam...
9 x 11 ½ inches.
Very fine example with a strong impression.
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