Antique Prints of Puerto Rico
All prints are in Very Good
condition unless otherwise noted.
"Cutting sugar cane, Puerto Rico"
Wood engraving ca 1880. Reverse side is printed.
5.8 x 11 cm ( 2.2 x 4.3 ")
Order Nr. PUERTORICO245432
Inudacion de Mayaguez
(Puerto Rico). - Casa de Madera Arrastrada Mar Adentro Por
Wood engraving made fom
photographs submitted by D. Pedro Tolosa ca 1890.
11.3 x 23.4 cm ( 4.4 x 9.2 ")
Order Nr. PUERTORICO38003
Vue Générale d'Aguadilla
Photogravure, 1893. Modern hand coloring.
Browning of right margin edge 3cm from image. Text on backside.
16 x 23.5 cm ( 6.3 x 9.3 ")
Order Nr. P2212 SOLD
"Descrittione Del L'Isola Di S. Giouanni, detta Borichen". Copper etching from "L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo" (The most famous islands of the world by Thomas Porcacchi (1530 - 1585) and engraved by Girolamo Porro. The first edition of this work was published in Venice in 1572. This is from the second edition, 1620.
This is one of the oldes maps of Puerto Rico. Here it is named San Giouanni with the mention that the Indians called it Borichen. To the left is part of the Dominican Republic and in the lower right corner is part of St. Croix. The map is on a text page as shown with text on backside and a second page of text. The Italian text describes the early history and geography of Puerto Rico.
Page has water stains in upper and lower left margin corners. Repaired hole on left margin edge. Map image is clean. Some creasing in margins.
Map size: 10 x 14 cm ( 3.9 x 5.5 ")
Order Nr. CARIBBEAN2159
"Excmo. Sr. D. Miguel de la
Wood engraving ca 1890. Light age toning. Reverse side is printed.
14 x 10 cm ( 5.5 x 3.9 ")
Order Nr. PUERTORICO246254
"Einfahrt von San Juan, Puerto Rico"
Wood engraving after a photograph, 1903. Reverse side is printed.
8 x 12.5 cm ( 3.1 x 4.9 ")
Order Nr. PUERTORICO246804
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