Two maps of North and South America. In almost a hundred years that have elapsed between the production of both, is really noticable difference in accuracy and details on maps. The choice is yours.
1587America sive nove orbis
Latin. By Ortelius. Undiscovered massive continent in the south. From the west: New Guinea, Terra Australis, Terra del Fuego. Detail of Caribbean.
English. Illustrative example of the direction of trade winds. On many maps from the 18th century,California is known as an island, even on this map
Pirates of the Caribbean! At the first map, 1733, are picturesque details of pirat and conquistador ships. For those of you who preffer Cuba, we have three maps - detailed maps of Cuba and Havana with drawings of this famous city sights.
English. Illustrations: New York, Mexico, Quebeck and Niagara Falls. Marked Grand Banks N.Foundland. Ports and islands ground plans.
1747 The Gulf of Mexico
English. Extra map of the Galapagos Islands with the interpretation of its name. Illustration of slavery. Realization that California is not an island.
1776 West Indies
English. Caribbean, with the names of all the islands, villages, detailed description of the shoals and division of Leeward and Windward Islands.
1831 West India Islands
English. Detailed map of island Jamaica, color legend with nations and their territories: English, French, Dutch, Spaniards, Danes, Swedes..
1880 Central America, West Indies
English. Extra maps of Hawaii, Jamaica, Bermuda and Panama railway map (Atlantic-Pacific). Distances from New Orleans.
English. A detailed outline of the wind band, wind direction. Sketches of the major cities in Cuba+mountains. Marks of shoals and reefs around the islands.
English. Designation of shoals, reefs, the direction of sea currents with speeds. Drawn road connections in Cuba.
General map of North America is decorated with excellent black and white illustrations. In addition, you can have maps of other areas. Do not be confused - Sandwich islands are nowadays called Hawaii islands!
We specially recommend you New Foundland map, dated 1776, made by a famous seafarer and captain James Cook.
1747 Old Greenland, Iceland, Faroe
English. 4 charts on one map. Hazard note: icebergs, cliffs. Detailed sketch of the famous vortex in the southern Faroe Islands.
1776 New Foindland (James Cook)
English. Cook's most known map. Outstanding accuracy, identical with modern maps. Included all the rocks and shoals.
1799 Sandwich Islands
English. Hawaii, where was killed the famous Captain James Cook. Above: Hawai upon cpt.Cook logs. Lower: detailed description of all the islands.
Two picturesque maps of east and west coast of South America are suitable for a wall decoration in a pair. Map of Cape Horn is also equipped with the course and drawings of views from different compass directions.
1773 Cape Horn
English. Detailed map: Success Bay with depths, layout SE of Tierra del Fuego with description by Cook.Drawings of Tierra del Fuego from 4 points of view..
1736 Chili Patago
Chile, Patagonia and La Plata. Notes at Cape Horn: course of captains Cowley, Rogers, Dampier.
English. Illustrations: Rio de Janeiro, Monte Video, St.Catharina harbour, boats on the river Negro, Cape St.Antonio south of Buenos Ayres.
1872 South America EAST COAST
English. Detail of province of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Eastern provinces. Illustrations: panoramic Rio d.Janeiro, slaves, cawboys..