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Antique Map, old print and Medieval manuscript Auction
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The closing is on February, 19th, 6.00 PM EST help

closing time : Los Angeles - 3.00 PM, Tuesday, February 19
London - 23.00 Tuesday. Amsterdam - 24.00 Tuesday.
Moscow, 2.00 AM, Wednesday, February 20 - Tokyo - 8.00 AM, Wednesday. Sydney - 10.00 AM, Wednesday.

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MORTIER, J.& C. - l A Map of the British Empire in AMERICA with the French, Spanish and Hollandish Settlements Adjacent Thereto. by Henry Popple... the rare FIRST state of the edition published by Covens and Mortier in Amsterdam, circa 1737. DE BRY, Th. Floridae Americae Provinciae recens & exactissima descriptio . . ., Frankfurt, 1591. A superb map of the Eastern Seaboard from Cape Lookout to Florida, with Cuba and the Bahamas, A black and white map in an early and strong impression is a rarity now-a-days with so many being recently coloured up !
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A group of rare 17th century maps with figured borders, maps published by Johann Walch a cartographer and map publisher active in Augsburg. Several maps by J. DE LAET after H. GERITSZ, Leiden, 1630.
An interesting group of Chinese propaganda posters.
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Items in February auction
Not to be Missed !!!

frontispiece with globes
Augsburg, 1666

A Beschrijvinge van een Deel vann Schottlandt...
Amsterdam, 1600

America nova descriptio...
Amsterdam, 1614

Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica...
Amsterdam, 1641

A Map of the British Empire in America
Amsterdam, 1737

Augsburg, 1820
Among other regions.

Carriers of the New Black Plague.
Chicago, 1938

Chinese propaganda poster.
China, 1975
Among other posters.

Alexandri Magni Macedonis Expeditio
Antwerp, 1603
Items sold without Reserve !No Reserve Item

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