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(BRIAND, P.-C.).,  Les jeunes voyageurs en Europe, ou description raisonnée des divers pays compris dans cette partie du monde., antique map, old maps (BRIAND, P.-C.). - Les jeunes voyageurs en Europe, ou description raisonnée des divers pays compris dans cette partie du monde.
Paris, Thiériot, 1827, Uncoloured.. 150x100mm. 5 volumes in half marocco, spine richly gitted. Pages a very little browned, and binding a little bit rubbed, but generally in very good condition.
Second edition of this fine travel companion illustrated with 16 very decorative maps, each map surrounded with local producs and specialities of the region. Included are maps of Europe, Denmark, Scandinavia, Germany, Low Countries, Switserland, Daedinia, Italy, Russia, Turkey, Austria, Poland, Prus... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,200
Approx. Euro 1,032  

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Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Aou, Tōkei. Kokugun Zenzu [Atlas of Provinces and Counties of Japan]. (volume 1 only), antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Aou, Tōkei. Kokugun Zenzu [Atlas of Provinces and Counties of Japan]. (volume 1 only)
[Nagoya]: Tōheido, Tenpō 8 = 1837, Original wood block prints. 280x200mm. One volume of two. 76 pp. With preface and 34 detailed woodblock maps. Yellow stiff stitched wrappers, damaged, title label missing. On double leaves, oriental style (fukurotoji). Re-sewed, with remains of old sewing's.
First edition. Very attractive early Japanese Atlas of detailed maps of Japanese regions compiled by six Japanese civilians in the eighth year (1837) of the Tenpō era (1830-1844), containing a map of Honshu, Kyushu and 33 double-page color maps of 33 (of 66) provinces or "Kuni" the name for an... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,750
Approx. Euro 1,505  

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Condition Rating: 3
Anonymous,  CH'ONHA CHIDO  [Atlas of all under Heaven], antique map, old maps Anonymous - CH'ONHA CHIDO [Atlas of all under Heaven]
Korea, ca. 1790, In original colours.. 330x390mm. Manuscript atlas ([13] folded double leaves) : colour maps mounted on thick rice paper , sheets 33 x 39 centimeters, folded to 33 x 19,5 centimeters. Korea, late eighteenth early 19th century.
The Ch’onha chido [Atlas of all under Heaven] is a late 18th century copy of the traditional Korean atlas produced in the early Choson dynasty (1392-1910). One of the maps in the atlas, "Ch’onhado" (Map of the world), is a unique and popular China-centered world map seen in Korean perspective.
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$ 30,000
Approx. Euro 25,800  

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Condition Rating: 4
ANVILLE (Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d',  Atlas in elephant folio., antique map, old maps ANVILLE (Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d' - Atlas in elephant folio.
Paris, 1771-1780, In original o/l colours.. 580x370mm. Large folio, half calf binding, used. 62 pages multisheet maps, actual map sheet count is 37. Good condition inside the book block.
Most of D'Anville's atlases were made up for the individual customer, so it appears that no two are alike. Many of the 70 pages are multisheet maps, so the actual map sheet count is 43. This set is accompanied by 4 unnumbered maps, a 4pp. "Mémoire instructif. . . En Mars MDCCXXXII D'Anville, Geograp... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 20,000
Approx. Euro 17,200  

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Condition Rating: 2
BERNARD.,  Manuscript atlas., antique map, old maps BERNARD. - Manuscript atlas.
France, 1835, In attractive strong original colours.. 210x290mm. In-8 oblong with 6 manuscript maps. 42pp., contemp boards, covered with green richly gilted morocco paper.
Charming manuscript atlas with 6 maps, pen and ink and water colour, showing France, Europe, Africa, Palestine, North America and South America.
The atlas is done by a young lady, Bernard, as part of a geographical exercise. The result is very fine -- these are some of the most delicate and wel...
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$ 2,200
Approx. Euro 1,892  

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Condition Rating: 2
D'ANANIA, G.L.,  L'Universale Fabrica Del Mondo., antique map, old maps D'ANANIA, G.L. - L'Universale Fabrica Del Mondo.
Venice, Andrea Muschio, 1596, Uncoloured.. 210x150mm. Including four copperplate engraved maps of the continents. Uncoloured 4to. Title page with Venetian printers device in letterpress, pp.[xiv], pp.[xiii] letter to the reader, pp.[xxxi] index. A little worm damage in places. Interesting contemporary marginal manuscript annotations throughout.
The book was a popular work that was reprinted over many years and in a number of languages, the La Relationi was a geographical and political discourse on the world. Not all editions did include the continent maps.

A fine copy of fourth and final edition of Giovanni Lorenzo d'An...
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$ 4,000
Approx. Euro 3,440  

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Condition Rating: 3
D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.,  Le Neptune Oriental ou routier general des Cotes des Indes orientales et de la Chine. . ., antique map, old maps D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE. - Le Neptune Oriental ou routier general des Cotes des Indes orientales et de la Chine. . .
Paris, Demonville & Brest, Malassis, 1775, Uncoloured.. 550x430mm. Large folio. Size of book block 550 x 430mm. Double page charts generally 660 x 490mm. for the engraved area. Contemp. gilted motted calf, restored spine. With 63 engraved charts. On thick paper, a few charts in the last part with very light marginal waterstains sometime running into the engraved area.
The second, much enlarged, edition of the important French Sea Atlas of the Red Sea, India, the East Indies... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 12,000
Approx. Euro 10,320  

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Condition Rating: 2
DE LET,H./ BAALDE,S.J.,  Nouvel atlas geographique & historique.. / Nieuwe en geographische en historische Atlas.., antique map, old maps DE LET,H./ BAALDE,S.J. - Nouvel atlas geographique & historique.. / Nieuwe en geographische en historische Atlas..
Amsterdam, 1778, In original o/l colours.. 210x120mm. Contemp. half, spine ribbed and gilted. Frontispiece, title page, 202pp. description of all countries, Empires, index, etc. and 42 folding maps and plates.
Second edition of this charming travel compendium which is becoming rather scare now-a-days.
Illustrated with a charm...
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$ 3,000
Approx. Euro 2,580  

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Condition Rating: 2
DUVAL, P.,  Diverses cartes et tables pour la géographie ancienne, pour la chronologie et pour les itinéraires et voyages modernes., antique map, old maps DUVAL, P. - Diverses cartes et tables pour la géographie ancienne, pour la chronologie et pour les itinéraires et voyages modernes.
Paris, l'Auteur, no date ca.1669, Uncoloured.. 210x290mm. 3 parts in one. 8 oblong, contemp. Brown calf. Binding used. Small marginal wormholes not affecting the maps, otherwise maps in very good condition. The general title "Diverses cartes et tables… is lacking.
Edition without date. Variant edition containing three parts : "Cartes géographiques dressées pour bien entendre les Historiens… / La Chronologie en plusieurs Tables. / Cartes Pour les Itinéraires et Voïages modernes."
1 engraved title, (1) f., 28 maps, (2) ff. et 20 pp. ; 1 engraved title, 4 ...
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$ 10,000
Approx. Euro 8,600  

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Condition Rating: 2
DUVAL, P.,  La Géographie Universelle contenant. Les Descriptions, les cartes, et le Blason, des principaux Païs du Monde., antique map, old maps DUVAL, P. - La Géographie Universelle contenant. Les Descriptions, les cartes, et le Blason, des principaux Païs du Monde.
Paris, l'Auteur et Nicolas Langlois, 1682, Original colours.. 160x100mm. 2 volumes in 12°, frontispiece, 1 title, (2) pp. d'avertissement, (1) p. table, 1 pl. with table, 312 pp., 10 coats of arms (without N°6) with 51 maps in original colour.
1frontispice, 1 title, pp. 313-616, 28 coats of arms and 31 maps in original colour.
In contemp. richly gilted red marocco.
Edition unknown to Pastoureau. This atlas appears to be the counterpart of La Géographie Françoise from 1682 (Duval XE).
Beautiful example, comprising a total of 38 coats of arms and 82 maps in fine contemporary colouring. The shields are beautifully embellished with gold and silver and some c...
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$ 16,000
Approx. Euro 13,760  

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Condition Rating: 2
HOMANN HEIRS.,  (Atlas with 23 maps by Homann), antique map, old maps HOMANN HEIRS. - (Atlas with 23 maps by Homann)
Nuremberg, 1748, Original colours.. 483x541mm. Contemp. Vellum binding (320 x 210mm.) with 21 folded maps, numbered by hand on verso. At the end hand written index with 30 titles, so a few maps are missing. Book block separted from binding. Maps browned, some with tears. Sold as collection of maps.
Homann composite atlas including a double-hemispherical world map, continental maps of Europe, Africa and As... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,000
Approx. Euro 2,580  

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Condition Rating: 5
JANSSONIUS, J.,  Novus Atlas Absolutissimus... Die Wasser-Welt, oder See-Atlas., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Novus Atlas Absolutissimus... Die Wasser-Welt, oder See-Atlas.
Amsterdam, Janssonius heirs, 1657 [after 1664, Original colours.. 520x320mm. 39 Copper-engraved charts with in very fine period hand-colouring. Original publisher's vellum, paneled in gilt with central gilt arabesques and corner pieces. Some text pages and maps with the usual browning and foxing.
Volume IX (Sea-Atlas) of the "Novus Atlas Absolutissimus". German text, letterpress title on slip within hand-coloured engraved archit... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 60,000
Approx. Euro 51,600  

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Condition Rating: 4
L'ISLE, G. de. / BUACHE / DEZAUCHE.,  Atlas géographique des quatre parties du monde., antique map, old maps L'ISLE, G. de. / BUACHE / DEZAUCHE. - Atlas géographique des quatre parties du monde.
Paris, Dezauche, De L'Isle et Buache, 1789-1799, In original o/l colours.. 560x415mm. Folio, in modern half leather. Including 40 maps of all parts of the world, plan of Paris (Esnauts & Rapilly, 1788).
Interesting atlas printed during the French Revolution (1789-1799) by Ph. Dezauche. The title cartouche of the newly made map (6bis) "Carte de France, suivant sa nouvelle division en LXXXVIV départements. . . 1794." shows a cock holding a sword and [bonnet rouge] or liberty cap [bonnet de la libert... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 17,500
Approx. Euro 15,050  

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Condition Rating: 2
O HONG-MUK,  Yojae ch'waryo [A Resumé of the Contents of the World], antique map, old maps O HONG-MUK - Yojae ch'waryo [A Resumé of the Contents of the World]
Korea, 1894, Uncoloured.. 295x185mm. 83 xylograph printed text in Chinese characters, on 166pp. On rice paper. With 9 double-page woodcut maps. - Slight traces of use, first c. 24 leaves with small sections of upper outer blank margins gnawed away, a few leaves with small red ownership seal. Contemp. Patterned yellow wrappers, somewhat soiled and scuffed, upper cover with repair to corners and lacking title slip, stitching renewed.
Each page with 11 columns of text with geographical details, and many with distance charts. 9 double-page woodcut maps (1 double-hemisphere world map, 8 maps of the provinces). Stitched in traditional concertina form within original patterned yellow paper wrappers. Condition: first 24 leaves with sm... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,800
Approx. Euro 1,548  

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Condition Rating: 4
PTOLEMEE, C. / FRIES. L.,  Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini mathematicor[um] ...Octo libri Geographie. . ., antique map, old maps PTOLEMEE, C. / FRIES. L. - Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini mathematicor[um] ...Octo libri Geographie. . .
Strasbourg, J. Grüninger, 1522, Uncoloured.. 405x285mm. Folio, title printed in red and black within elaborate woodcut border, 27 double-page maps of the ancient world, 22 double-page maps of the modern world, one full-page map of Lotharingia on verso of map of Scandinavia (34), together 50 woodcut maps. Restored binding using the contemporary blind-stamped calf, 2 illegible stamps on title-page.
Third edition of "Géographie" by Ptolemy and published in Strasbourg. Illustrated with 50 maps engraved in wood.
One of the more important maps is showing the earliest printed representation of the China and Japan region in a European Atlas.
The map draws from information derived from Marco...
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$ 85,000
Approx. Euro 73,100  

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Condition Rating: 3
QUAD, M.   / BUSSEMACHER, J.,  Europae totius orbis Terrarum partis praestantissimae, universalis et particularis descriptio., antique map, old maps QUAD, M. / BUSSEMACHER, J. - Europae totius orbis Terrarum partis praestantissimae, universalis et particularis descriptio.
Cologne, J. Bussemacher, 1592, In attractive strong original colours.. 250x180mm. Quarto. Title-page and 46 maps without text on verso in gorgeous full original colours. Blind-tooled brown calf in the style of the 16th century (Pastiche binding). Size of binding 250x180mm.)
The left half of map (10) of "Misniae et Lusatiae Tabula" is missing.
Engraved frontispiece soiled (restored) backed on later strong paper, with some old inscriptions in ink. Paper slight browning and brown spotting throughout.
Some minor restorations in the margins. Fine example in very strong and fresh strictly contemporary colours.
Early edition of this scarce atlas illustrated with an engraved frontispiece and 46 original han... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 15,000
Approx. Euro 12,900  

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Condition Rating: 3
ROGERS & JOHNSTON.,  Atlas of the United States of North America, Canada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, Mexico, Central America, Cuba, and Jamaica, on a Uniform Scale., antique map, old maps ROGERS & JOHNSTON. - Atlas of the United States of North America, Canada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, Mexico, Central America, Cuba, and Jamaica, on a Uniform Scale.
London, John Murray / Edinburgh, W. & A.K. Johnston, 1857, In original colours.. 375x260mm. Folio. 29 maps, 20 pp. of introductory text by Prof. Henry Darwin Rogers of Boston. Original decorative cloth binding. Maps with printed and hand colouring. Label of a French bookshop pasted on the first blank leaf : " A. Franck / Librairie française et étrangère ancienne et moderne, rue de Richelieu, 67 , en face de la Bibliothèque Impériale à Paris".
Rare and important atlas of the United States - with emphasis on the western States - published in an "unusua... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 5,000
Approx. Euro 4,300  

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Condition Rating: 2
S.D.U.K.,  The Family Atlas Containing Eighty maps Constructed by  Eminent  Geographers. . ., antique map, old maps S.D.U.K. - The Family Atlas Containing Eighty maps Constructed by Eminent Geographers. . .
London Edward Stanford, 1874, In attractive original colours.. 455x380mm. Title page and contents, 81 double page engraved maps with contemporary hand colouring, contemporary half morocco gilt. At the end Index to the principal places in the world on 39pp. In very fine to mint condition.
Un unrecorded later edition of the S.D.U.K. Family atlas, with 80 plus one extra map. Most maps are single ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,720  

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Condition Rating: 1
TURNER, R.,  A new and easy introduction to universal geography: In a series of letters to a youth at school. . . The ninth edition, improved and considerably enlarged., antique map, old maps TURNER, R. - A new and easy introduction to universal geography: In a series of letters to a youth at school. . . The ninth edition, improved and considerably enlarged.
London, 1800, In original o/l colours.. 162x100mm. viii, 235, [1] p., [24] leaves of plates : ill., maps (1 fold.). in original full leather binding. Flat spine with gilt banding. Spine separating. Some minor marginal discolouration in beginning and end of the atlas. Very good condition.
This is the interesting ninth edition, with 26 full-page maps as called for in "Directions to the binder". The ninth edition was improved and considerably enlarged : to which is added a folding map of the world, (The world including the late discoveries with Captain Cooks voyages delineated) with ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 900
Approx. Euro 774  

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Condition Rating: 3
VOGEL, J.,  Die Karte Spricht! 30 bunte Bildkarten zur Erdkunde unseres Vaterlandes., antique map, old maps VOGEL, J. - Die Karte Spricht! 30 bunte Bildkarten zur Erdkunde unseres Vaterlandes.
Breslau, Heinrich Handel, ca. 1935, In original printed colours.. 150x240mm. Oblong 8°, [16] with 30 numbered maps printed in off-set lithograph and illustrated covers, printed on thick paper, green linen spine. In general very good, edges slightly scuffed.
This unusual booklet, with 30 maps printed in attractive crude offset lithograph, were made in Wroclaw (Breslau), today Poland, but in 1930s, a part of Germany and beside Berlin second largest city in East Germany.
Third edition.

The historical, economical, political, ethnographical a...
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 215  

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Condition Rating: 3