Maps, Artifacts, Prints

Map

Map of the Municipality of the City of Cape Town –

$427.41

A very large, linen backed lithographed map of the cantral discrict of Cape Town, or the ‘bcity bowl’. Showing Table Bay, the docks, Green Point Common and all city street names at a scale of 500 ft – 1 inch. Nineteenth century plans of Cape Town are very rare, even more so to this scale….

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A Divisional Map of the Calvinia District (2) –

$78.91

Showing the village of Kat Kop and all farm names and boundries for the area. Scale of 1200 Cape Roods to 1 inch. Map sheet size: 88 x 122.2cm. Lithographed and linen backed. A few spots of foxing. “Calvinia ” written in ink to the lower left and some contemporary pencil notes to the upper…

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Countie of Leinster – The Oldest Map of Dublin – Speed, John

$493.17

With inset of Dublin. So far as can be discovered, the mapping of Irish Towns began in the 16th Century with King Henry VIII’s attempt to fill the power vacuum left by the Gaelic resurgence of the later middle ages. Dublin appeared to have been almost ignored by topographers throughout the early phase of the…

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Original Soft-Ground Etching by Samuel Daniell – Striped Hyena – Daniell, Samuel

$92.06

Striped Hyena from Sketches Representing the Native Tribes, Animals and Scenery of Southern Africa. This plate has been handcoloured and framed. Samuel died in Ceylon in 1811. After his death, his brother William obtained a number of sketches Samuel had done on an earlier expedition into the interior with Dr. Sommerville and Mr. John Barrow….

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Original Soft-Ground Etching by Samuel Daniell – Cape Ratel – Daniell, Samuel

$92.06

CapeRatel from Sketches Representing the Native Tribes, Animals and Scenery of Southern Africa. This plate has been handcoloured and framed. Samuel died in Ceylon in 1811. After his death, his brother William obtained a number of sketches Samuel had done on an earlier expedition into the interior with Dr. Sommerville and Mr. John Barrow. William…

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Original Soft-Ground Etching by Samuel Daniell – Cape Mole – Daniell, Samuel

$92.06

Cape Mole from Sketches Representing the Native Tribes, Animals and Scenery of Southern Africa. This plate has been handcoloured and framed. Samuel died in Ceylon in 1811. After his death, his brother William obtained a number of sketches Samuel had done on an earlier expedition into the interior with Dr. Sommerville and Mr. John Barrow….

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