Jamaica

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71Coming Soon!DetailsBonne, Rigobert1780
Carte de l'Isle de la Jamaique
Bonne, Rigobert
1780
$150.00Bonne--RigobertCarte-de-l-Isle-de-la-JamaiqueAttractive hand-colored antique chart by Bonne ca. 1780. Horizontal format of the island of Jamaica showing extensive mountain ranges. Spanish Town, Fort "Ahgusta", and Port Royal Harbor clearly identified.
371Coming Soon!DetailsDireccion Hidrografia1809
Plano del Fondeadero Bleufields
Direccion Hidrografia
1809
$500.00Direccion-HidrografiaPlano-del-Fondeadero-BleufieldsChart of southwest coast of Jamaica near Bluefields Bay (Bleufields), near the current town of Belmond. Noted feature include El Fuerte on a point jutting into the Caribbean and a small rocky island "Arrecife del Moro". North is oriented to the left. <BR> </BR> Published in 1809, this large-scale port/harbor chart is one of 22 charts of ports in Haiti, Dominican Republic and Jamaica (on 16 plates) published by the Spanish Admiralty, the Direccion Hidrografia, in Part IV of the atlas "Portolano de la America Setentrional Construido en la Direccion Detrabajos Hidrograficos". Because of Spain's secrecy about its New World territories these charts represent some of the earliest detailed charts of these areas. These small charts do not often appear on the market. Plate Number 6. Scale in cables.<BR> </BR> Reference: Materiales para una Cartografia Mexicana. Manuel Orozco y Berra. 1871. p. 216.
372Coming Soon!DetailsDireccion Hidrografia1809
Puerto de Mosquito (Jamayca)
Direccion Hidrografia
1809
$500.00Direccion-HidrografiaPuerto-de-Mosquito-(Jamayca)Chart of Mosquito Cove on the north coast of Jamaica (Jamayca) near Barbican and between Lucea Harbor and Sandy Bay . North is oriented to the bottom. Numerous soundings and hazards are marked. Plate Number 4. Scale in cables.<BR> </BR> Published in 1809, this large-scale port/harbor chart is one of 22 charts of ports in Haiti, Dominican Republic and Jamaica (on 16 plates) published by the Spanish Admiralty, the Direccion Hidrografia, in Part IV of the atlas "Portolano de la America Septentrional Construido en la Direccion Detrabajos Hidrograficos". Because of Spain's secrecy about its New World territories these charts represent some of the earliest detailed charts of these areas. <BR> </BR> Reference: Materiales para una Cartografia Mexicana. Manuel Orozco y Berra. 1871. p. 216.
373Coming Soon!DetailsDireccion Hidrografia1809
Puerto Antonio (Jamayca)
Direccion Hidrografia
1809
$500.00Direccion-HidrografiaPuerto-Antonio-(Jamayca)Chart of Puerto Antonio, the capital of the parish of Portland, on the northeast coast of Jamaica (Jamayca) Legend at right identifies 8 features including a church, fortress, and watering spot. North is oriented to the bottom. Numerous soundings, rocks, and hazards are marked. Plate Number 1. Scale in cables.<BR> </BR> Published in 1809, this large-scale port/harbor chart is one of 22 charts of ports in Haiti, Dominican Republic and Jamaica (on 16 plates) published by the Spanish Admiralty, the Direccion Hidrografia, in Part IV of the atlas "Portolano de la America Septentrional Construido en la Direccion Detrabajos Hidrograficos". Because of Spain's secrecy about its New World territories these charts represent some of the earliest detailed charts of these areas. <BR> </BR>
376Coming Soon!DetailsDireccion Hidrografia1809
Plano de Bahia Antigua
Direccion Hidrografia
1809
$400.00Direccion-HidrografiaPlano-de-Bahia-AntiguaChart by the Direccion Hidrografia of the southern coast of Jamaica centered on what is today called Moore's Pen. When the chart was published a small settlement in that area is noted as "Bahia Antigua". Coverage includes Great Goat Island, Ridley's Bay, Coleman's Bay, Salt River Bay, Peake Bay, Mahoe Gardens, and Portland Point although places names on the chart from 1809 do not always correspond to today's. Somewhat larger that the other charts from the Portolano. Plate Number 7. Scale in cables.<BR> </BR> Published in 1809, this large-scale port/harbor chart is one of 22 charts of ports in Haiti, Dominican Republic and Jamaica (on 16 plates) published by the Spanish Admiralty, the Direccion Hidrografia, in Part IV of the atlas "Portolano de la America Septentrional Construido en la Direccion Detrabajos Hidrograficos". Because of Spain's secrecy about its New World territories these charts represent some of the earliest detailed charts of these areas. <BR> </BR>