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Some of the most interesting items are "Histoire Universelle des Indes Occidentales et Orientales...." by C. WYTFLIET - Third edition in French of the first atlas of America illustrated with19 maps of the Americas, a world map in the first part and 4 half-page maps in the second part representing the East Indies, Japan, China and the Philippine Islands.
Unique water colour album Principaux oiseaux de l’Australie dessinés sur nature by STANISLAS (Frère). Sydney, c. 1899, with a title in manuscript illustrated with 9 original gouaches of birds like bowerbirds, kingfishers and parakeets drawn after nature.
A fine group of maps by PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre and published by Antoine de Fer (Paris, 1662). From his rare pocket atlas "Cartes de géographie revues et augmentées", the maps are largely derived from those of Jean Boisseau's, but now with some differences.
Fine selections of Explorers and Mapmakers, Pictorial Maps and Posters.
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Items in May auction
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(North and South America)
Basel, 1552

Leo Belgicus.
Amsterdam, 1617

Haemisphaerium stellatum australe antiquum.
Amsterdam, 1708

PICART, Nicolas / DUVAL, Pierre.
Norvege et Suede.
Paris, 1662

Typus Generalis Ukrainae
Nuremberg, ca. 1680

Carte des Europaisch- und eines Theils des Asiatisch russischen Reichs
Vienna, 1812

Gazette du Bon Ton Art - Modes
Paris, 1912-1913
Among other prints from 'La Belle Epoque.'

B.O.A.C. - World Air Routes:.
B.O.A.C. - World Air Routes
England, 1949
Among other pictorial maps

Russian Propaganda Ballet Poster.
Russia, 1990

Nova Hispania et Nova Galicia.
Amsterdam, 1647
Items sold without Reserve !No Reserve Item

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