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anything else.

 

 

Maps

Italian copperplate-engraved map of Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and Margarita by Gregorio Leti, 1690 (Milan), hand-colored. 10" x 7-1/2". Engraving published in Leti's "Teatro Belgico" as page 283 showing Cuba (with an insert of Havana), Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and Margarita, with Italian text on the opposite side. High grade map with edge toning and minor spots of foxing in margins. Italian copperplate-engraved map of Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and Margarita by Gregorio Leti, 1690 (Milan), hand-colored. 10" x 7-1/2". Engraving published in Leti's "Teatro Belgico" as page 283 showing Cuba (with an insert of Havana), Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and Margarita, with Italian text on the opposite side. High grade map with edge toning and minor spots of foxing in margins. i111615231001 $395
French copperplate-engraved map of Cuba and the Bahamas by Rigobert Bonne, 1780 (Paris), hand-colored. 12-1/2" x 8-1/2". Fairly accurate map of Cuba and the Bahamas (along with some of the Florida Keys and the Cayman Islands) reproduced in Bonne's "Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre" (Bonne served as the Royal Cartographer to France during this time) with a blank reverse including a dealer's pencil annotations in the bottom left corner. Strongly embossed map with a single vertical fold and light abrasion at the center on the word "Bahama." French copperplate-engraved map of Cuba and the Bahamas by Rigobert Bonne, 1780 (Paris), hand-colored. 12-1/2" x 8-1/2". Fairly accurate map of Cuba and the Bahamas (along with some of the Florida Keys and the Cayman Islands) reproduced in Bonne's "Atlas de Toutes les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre" (Bonne served as the Royal Cartographer to France during this time) with a blank reverse including a dealer's pencil annotations in the bottom left corner. Strongly embossed map with a single vertical fold and light abrasion at the center on the word "Bahama." i111615231002 $295

 

Letters

 British Indian postcards with 1/4 Anna postage stamps, ca. 1917. 3-1/2" x 5-1/2". Four separate postcards, preserved in laminated plastic, with light staining and degradation. Recovered from: S.S. Camberwell, sunk in 1917 off Sandown Bay, Isle of Wight, England. With original certificate from the salvager. 4 available
British Indian postcards with 1/4 Anna postage stamps, ca. 1917. 3-1/2" x 5-1/2". Four separate postcards, preserved in laminated plastic, with light staining and degradation.
Recovered from: S.S. Camberwell, sunk in 1917 off Sandown Bay, Isle of Wight, England. With original certificate from the salvager. 4 available
x051704191027-30 $75 each

 

1500-1700's Documents

Spanish colonial document

Spanish colonial document

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1588 Spanish colonial dated document from Bolivia (Guarantee). Two pages (1 sheet) with some usual ink bleeding from one side to the other and minor faults; overall great condition; sold as is. Approx. 8-1/2" x 12-1/2". Details, legible signatures or names: Large signature

1589 Spanish colonial dated document from Bolivia (legal affairs). Very small, tight script between looser paragraphs on two pages (1 sheet), the dark ink bleeding from one side to the other, excellent condition except for the left edge, which clearly shows that it was torn out of a sewn book at some point, approx. 8-1/2" x 12-1/2". 

1610 Spanish colonial dated document from Bolivia (Legal affairs). Two pages (1 sheet) with some usual ink bleeding from one side to the other and minor faults; overall great condition; sold as is. Approx. 8-1/2" x 12-1/2". 

Details, legible signatures or names: Interesting handwriting.

 

1619 Spanish colonial dated document from Bolivia: (Last will). Four pages (2 sheets) with some usual ink bleeding from one side to the other and minor faults; overall great condition; sold as is. Approx. 8-1/2" x 12-1/2".  Details, legible signatures or names: Burgo

 

 

 

1619 Spanish colonial document from Bolivia (sale of goods like cereal, meat, etc.). "Six pages (3 sheets) with some usual ink bleeding from one side to the other and minor faults; overall great condition; sold as is. Approx. 8-1/2"" x 12-1/2"". Details, legible signatures or names: Don Santiago de Cobo."

1619 Spanish colonial document from Bolivia (goods from a widow). "Twelve pages (6 sheets) with some usual ink bleeding from one side to the other and minor faults; overall great condition; sold as is. Approx. 8-1/2"" x 12-1/2"". Details, legible signatures or names: Don Miguel Geronimo Luis de Cabrera y Maria Anapalo. Rest of Wax seal."

l030804082019

$50

l030804082011

$50

l030804082016

$50

l030804082015

$75

l030804082014

$100

l030804082017

$275

 

Spanish colonial document

Spanish colonial document

Spanish colonial document Spanish colonial document Spanish colonial document Spanish colonial document
1626 Spanish colonial document from Bolivia (legal affairs and appointment). "Twelve pages (6 sheets) with some usual ink bleeding from one side to the other and minor faults; overall great condition; sold as is.. Approx. 8-1/2"" x 12-1/2"". Details, legible signatures or names: interesting header and superb Seal. A lot of information and signature, very interesting document."

1639 Spanish colonial document from Bolivia (jail documents), 2 pages (1 sheet). "Two pages (one sheet) with some usual ink bleeding from one side to the other and minor faults; overall great condition; sold as is.. Approx. 8-1/2"" x 12-1/2"". Details, legible signatures or names: Santana"

1639 Spanish colonial document from Bolivia (power of attorney). "Three pages (1-1/2 sheets) with some usual ink bleeding from one side to the other and minor faults; overall great condition; sold as is. Approx. 8-1/2"" x 12-1/2"". Details, legible signatures or names: Signature with decorative symbol at end."

1775 Spanish colonial dated document from Bolivia (Double seal home sale). Four pages (2 sheets) with some usual ink bleeding from one side to the other, some stains and minor faults; overall good  condition; sold as is.. Approx. 8-1/2" x 12-1/2". Details, legible signatures or names: Large signature and dated seals 1775 and 1776 - un real - Nicolas Romero

 

1776 Spanish colonial dated document from Bolivia (One sea  Exclamacion). Two pages (one sheet) with some usual ink bleeding from one side to the other and minor faults; overall great condition; sold as is.. Approx. 8-1/2" x 12-1/2". Details, legible signatures or names: key date, legible handwriting

 

1786 Spanish colonial document from Bolivia (promise of payment). Four pages (2 sheets). Beautiful handwriting below official Royal stamps at top, flowery signatures, the ink all dark and clear. Approx. 8-1/2" x 12-1/2".

l030804082022

$395

l030804082015

$50

l030804082021

$95

l030804082027

$125

l030804082024

$125

l030804082023

$125

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Prints

Signed lithograph print of the Rooswijk shipwreck of 1739, limited edition (400 copies made), by artist Ralph Curnow (2006). Signed lithograph print of the Rooswijk shipwreck of 1739, limited edition (400 copies made), by artist Ralph Curnow (2006). Mint condition, full-color print showing the Rooswijk on the high seas, painted by Ralph Curnow, the brother of one of the modern salvagers of the Rooswijk, unframed, unmatted, 15-1/2" x 12-1/4" with 12-1/4" x 9" image size, signed and numbered in pencil below image. l050807176070 $75

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