Online gallery of antique maps of America. We offer original antique maps of North America, Canada, the United States, Central America, South America and the Caribbean. Beautiful maps of the 'New World'. The New World is one of the names used for the majority of Earth's Western Hemisphere, specifically the Americas (inclu...
Online gallery of antique maps of America. We offer original antique maps of North America, Canada, the United States, Central America, South America and the Caribbean. Beautiful maps of the 'New World'. The New World is one of the names used for the majority of Earth's Western Hemisphere, specifically the Americas (including nearby islands), and Oceania. The term originated in the early 16th century after Europeans made landfall in what would later be called the Americas in the Age of Discovery, expanding the geographical horizon of classical geographers, who had thought of the world as consisting of Africa, Europe, and Asia, collectively now referred to as the 'Old World'. The Americas were also referred to as the 'fourth part of the world'.
Antique map, titled: 'The West Indies.' - A map of the West Indies, the Carribean region. This includes the Greater Antilles (Jamaica, Haiti, Puerto Rico and Cuba) and the Lesser Antilles (Leeward and Windward Islands) and part of the Bahama Islands. Inset maps show the Panama Canal, Kingston, Havana, Trinidad, Puerto Rico and Jamaica.
Antique print, titled: 'Carte de l'Isle St. Christophe pour Servir a l'Histoire Genle. des Voyages.' - Detailed map of the Island of St. Kitts, showing the Parishes, towns, rivers, topogrpahical details and anchorages along the coastline.
Antique print, titled: 'Carte de l'Isle de Sainte Lucie.'
Antique print, titled: 'Mappa Aestivarum Insularum alias Barmudas dictarum (..).'
Antique print, titled: 'Carte de L'Isle de la Guadeloupe' - A very decorative map of Guadeloupe in the Caribbean, adorned with rhumb lines, fleur-de-lys, and two decorative rococo-style cartouches. Filled with good detail and place names throughout. Also includes the islands of Mari-Galante, Terre d'Enhaut, and Terre d'Enbas.
Antique print, titled: 'Carte du Golfe du Mexique, pour Servir a l'Histoire Philosophique et Politique des Etablissemens et du Commerce des Europeens dans les Deux Indes' - This map covers the Gulf of Mexico and the West Indies. There is sparse detail mostly confined to Hispaniola and the Windward Islands. Currents and wind directions are noted. Nicely...
Antique print, titled: 'Carte de l'Isle de la Martinique Colonie Francoise dans les Isles Antilles' - Detailed map og the French Island of Martinique. Many towns and harbours, anchor places, lakes, rivers and mountains are shown.
Antique print, titled: 'Het Westindisch Eiland Martenique' - Decorative map of Martinique filled with good detail of roads, topography, soundings, villages, windmills, and plantations. The title cartouche incorporates the distance scales and is garnished with sugar cane. A small compass rose completes the composition.
Antique print, titled: 'Carte de l'Isle de Saint-Christophe' - A detailed map of the island of Saint Christopher or St. Kitts showing mountain ranges, port towns and parishes. From Bellin's "Le Petit Atlas Maritime, ou Recueil de Cartes et de Plans des Quatre Parties du Monde".