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The closing is on June 26, 6.00 PM EST Daylight saving timehelp

closing time : Los Angeles - 3.00 PM, Tuesday, June 26
London - 23.00 Tuesday. Amsterdam - 24.00 Tuesday.
Moscow, 1.00 AM, Wednesday, June 27 - Tokyo - 7.00 AM, Wednesday. Sydney - 8.00 AM, Wednesday.

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Some of the most interesting items are "Carte du Theatre de la Guerre actuel entre les Anglais et les Trieze Colonies Unies de l'Amerique Septentrionale.." by J.B. ELIOT, - FIRST EDITION. - Generally regarded as the earliest map to include the title "United States'' (in French) on a printed map.
Important chart Universe Europae Maritime by L.J. WAGHENAER . This general chart of north-western Europe from the rare pilot-guide De Spiegel der Zeevaerdt , printed by Christopher Plantin in Leyden.. FIRST EDITION, 1584
A fine group of wood cut maps by Strabo / Sebastian MUNSTER and published in Basell in 1571. From "Strabonis rerum geographicarum" atlas printed in 1571. Town plans from the first townbook by BRAUN & HOGENBERG.
Fine selections of maps by G. de l'Isle many of them with very rare publishing addresses. Pictorial Maps and Posters.
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Items in June auction
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[South America].
Amsterdam, after 1593

Orbis Terrarum Typus de Integro Multis...
Amsterdam, 1607

Complete set of 9 maps of China.
Venice, 1698

Cologne, 1617

Carte de la Louisiane et du cours du Mississipi...
Paris, June 1718

Mappa Mundi ou carta geografica
Portugal, ca. 1760

Une bête fauve rôde sur notre frontière...
Paris, 1914

Les prodiges uniques au monde...
New York, 1898

Portugallia et Algarbia quae olim Lusitania.
Amsterdam, 1638
Items sold without Reserve !No Reserve Item

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