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British Isles
SCHEDEL, H.,  Anglie Provincia (Tercia estas mundi Foliu XLVI ) / Salomon's genealogy tree (XLVI) / Genealogy tree & Abner & Joab (XLVII) / Judgment of Solomon (XLVII)., antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Anglie Provincia (Tercia estas mundi Foliu XLVI ) / Salomon's genealogy tree (XLVI) / Genealogy tree & Abner & Joab (XLVII) / Judgment of Solomon (XLVII).
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Coloured.. 456x645mm. In excellent good condition, wide margins and attractive colours. Two folio sheets.
Woodcuts depicting an imaginary England countryside, showing a fortified city above a fast-flowing river. According to Rodney Shirley "[the two woodcuts] are masterful examples of the medieval woodcutter's skill.".
And a large illustration of the Judgment of Solomon (140x225mm.).
VERSO : S...
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$ 800
Approx. Euro 712  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A.,  Angliae, scotiae, et Hiberniae, sive Britannicar insularum., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Angliae, scotiae, et Hiberniae, sive Britannicar insularum.
Antwerp, after 1584, Coloured.. 343x495mm. Discolouration in lower margin, with some minor paper loss reinstalled and missing area carefully redrawn.
A state 3 of this classic, handsome and decorative map of ancient British Isles with north orientated to the east. Latin text on verso.
Based on Mercator's 1564 map of the British isles and improved by Saxton's 1579 map and the writings of the ancient classical writers. Embellishments include ...
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$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 890  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
JANSSONIUS, J.,  Angliae, Scotiae, et Hiberniae, sive Britannicar : Insularum descriptio., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Angliae, Scotiae, et Hiberniae, sive Britannicar : Insularum descriptio.
Amsterdam, 1621, Uncoloured.. 340x490mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Repair of tear lower part center fold, hardly notable and no paper missing. Good and dark impression.
A rare and ornate map with inset portraits of James First, Henry Prince of Wales Princess Anne of Denmark.
Janssonius acquired the copperplate of van den Keere's 1604 British Isles map following Ortelius' outline and reissued it in 1621 with his own imprint in place of Keere's.
The same plate ...
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$ 4,000
Approx. Euro 3,560  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
VISSCHER, N.,  Tabula Magnae Britanniae continens Angliam Scotiam.., antique map, old maps VISSCHER, N. - Tabula Magnae Britanniae continens Angliam Scotiam..
Amsterdam, c.1630, Coloured.. 455x548mm. Lower part of border cut off, paper now professionally re-enforced and missing area re-drawn.
Extremely rare map of the British Isles designed by Claes Janszoon Visscher some time in the early 1620s. The engraving is by Abraham Goos. This is the later state with the date 1630 added to the plate.
The map follows John Speed's British Isles map for outline and topographical details.
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$ 5,000
Approx. Euro 4,450  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BLAEU, W.,  Anglia Regnum., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Anglia Regnum.
Amsterdam, 1634, Uncoloured.. 383x500mm. Paper slightly age toned, top margin frayed, paper crease to centerfold - else very fine. Wide margins, a strong impression. German text to verso.
FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE OF THIS MAP. A scarce first edition (often listed as proof state) of Willem Blaeu's map of England and Wales. Blaeu was the first publisher to bring out a new map of England and Wales. The outline and place names are taken from English cartographer John Speed with ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 750
Approx. Euro 668  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
British Isles cities / portraits
MALLET, A.M.,  Londres - die Stedt Londen., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - Londres - die Stedt Londen.
Frankfurt, 1684, Uncoloured.. 143x98mm. Good impression. Very good condition.
A finely engraved perspective view of the city of London, with people, animals and buildings in the foreground, on the south side of the river, London Bridge across the Thames with sailing ships and the city beyond. The title appears on a banner in the sky.
From the German text edition of Des...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CHEREAU, J. / AVELINE, P.A.,  A view of Westminster bridge.  Vue du pont Westminster., antique map, old maps CHEREAU, J. / AVELINE, P.A. - A view of Westminster bridge. Vue du pont Westminster.
Paris, ca.1750, Uncoloured.. 370x578mm. A larger paper copy (495x645mm.), in very good to mint condition.
A very decorative and extremely rare town-view of river Themes and Westminster bridge in London, including a six line description in French and English. Published by Jacques Chreau, (1688 - 1776). With the address " A Paris chez Chreau rue St. Jacques au Coq proche la ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,300
Approx. Euro 2,047  

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Condition Rating: 2
ANONYMOUS,  A View of S. James's Palace Pall Mall. - Vues du Palais royal de S.Jacques Pall Mall., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - A View of S. James's Palace Pall Mall. - Vues du Palais royal de S.Jacques Pall Mall.
Paris, 1753, In attractive strong original colours.. 232x381mm. A fine copy. Mint condition.
As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in pristine condition are extremely rare.
So-called optical print illustrating a perspective view of St James's Palace, Pall Mall. The gatehouse of St James's Palace is on the left.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing d...
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$ 550
Approx. Euro 490  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DAUMONT,  Vue Interieure de la Bourse Royale  Londres., antique map, old maps DAUMONT - Vue Interieure de la Bourse Royale Londres.
Paris, 1760, Original colours.. 270x408mm. Paper slightly age-toned as usual.
So-called optical print of the London stock exchange.
Daumont was a well-known publisher of optical prints, established in Paris. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devices and ...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 401  

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Condition Rating: 5
HUQUIER,  Ve de la Place de Grosvenor a Londres., antique map, old maps HUQUIER - Ve de la Place de Grosvenor a Londres.
Paris, 1760, Original colours.. 265x373mm. A fine copy. Very good condition.
As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in pristine condition are extremely rare.
So-called optical print illustrating a perspective view of Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, London. The centrepiece of the 100 acre Grosvenor Estate, it was built between 1725-31, laid out with large handsomely equipped houses, and has always attracted residents of the highest soc... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 450
Approx. Euro 401  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DAUMONT,  6e Ve d'Optique Reprsentant Le Chur de la Cathedrale de St. Paul de Londres., antique map, old maps DAUMONT - 6e Ve d'Optique Reprsentant Le Chur de la Cathedrale de St. Paul de Londres.
Paris, 1760, Original colours.. 278x412mm. A fine copy. Some paint smudge on the title. Very good condition, dark impression.
As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in pristine condition are extremely rare.
So-called optical print illustrating a perspective view of the interior of the Saint Paul Cathedral in London.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devic...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DAUMONT,  5e Vue d'Optique Representant La Vue interieure de la Cathedralle de St. Paul de Londres., antique map, old maps DAUMONT - 5e Vue d'Optique Representant La Vue interieure de la Cathedralle de St. Paul de Londres.
Paris, 1760, Original colours.. 245x388mm. A fine copy. Very good condition and dark impression.
As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in pristine condition are extremely rare.
So-called optical print illustrating a perspective view of the interior of the Saint Paul cathedral in London. Engraved by la Marcade.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produc...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DAUMONT,  39e Ve d'Optique Representant L'Hotel du Lord Maire de Londre., antique map, old maps DAUMONT - 39e Ve d'Optique Representant L'Hotel du Lord Maire de Londre.
Paris, 1760, Original colours.. 240x380mm. A fine copy. Very good condition.
As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in pristine condition are extremely rare.
So-called optical print illustrating a perspective view of Somerset House on the Strand in London.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devices and speci...
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$ 550
Approx. Euro 490  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DAUMONT,  26e Ve d'Optique Representant L'Abbaye de Westminster et de l'Eglise Ste. Marguerite  Londres., antique map, old maps DAUMONT - 26e Ve d'Optique Representant L'Abbaye de Westminster et de l'Eglise Ste. Marguerite Londres.
Paris, 1760, In attractive strong original colours.. 255x390mm. Mint. condition.
As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in pristine condition are extremely rare.
So-called optical print illustrating a perspective view of the Westminster Abbey, in London.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devices and special en...
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$ 550
Approx. Euro 490  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
ANONYME,  Vu du dedans de l'Eglise de St. MARTIN  Londre., antique map, old maps ANONYME - Vu du dedans de l'Eglise de St. MARTIN Londre.
Paris, 1760, In attractive strong original colours.. 272x410mm. A fine copy. Very good condition.
As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in pristine condition are extremely rare.
So-called optical print illustrating a perspective view of the central aisle of St. Martin's church, in London.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devi...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
HUQUIER,  Ve Perspective du Pont neuf construit sur la tamise a Hampton-Court., antique map, old maps HUQUIER - Ve Perspective du Pont neuf construit sur la tamise a Hampton-Court.
Paris, 1760, In attractive strong original colours.. 242x376mm. Faint traces of marginal water staining. Very good condition.
As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in such a good condition are rare.
So-called optical print illustrating a bridge on the river Thames at Hampton-Court.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devices and special engravings t...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HUQUIER,  Ve Perspective de l'Hospital de Greenwich prise de la Thamise., antique map, old maps HUQUIER - Ve Perspective de l'Hospital de Greenwich prise de la Thamise.
Paris, 1760, In attractive strong original colours.. 260x407mm. As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in pristine condition are extremely rare.
So-called optical print illustrating a perspective view of Greenwich Hospital, illustrating its close proximity to the River Thames.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devices ...
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$ 400
Approx. Euro 356  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DAUMONT,  77e Ve d'Optique Reprsentant Les Cascades du Jardin de Vauxhall a Londres., antique map, old maps DAUMONT - 77e Ve d'Optique Reprsentant Les Cascades du Jardin de Vauxhall a Londres.
Paris, 1760, In attractive strong original colours.. 300x420mm. As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in pristine condition are extremely rare.
So-called optical print illustrating a perspective view of the fountains and artificial cascades in Vauxhall Gardens, London.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devices and spe...
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$ 400
Approx. Euro 356  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
WALLIS, E.,  Scenes in London A new game., antique map, old maps WALLIS, E. - Scenes in London A new game.
London, E.Wallis, ca. 1825, In attractive strong original colours.. 470x600mm. Engraved sheet, measuring 470 600 mm, hand-coloured, mounted on linen in 12 sections, central panel with rules printed from type, 18 London scenes round the border, original slipcase with hand-coloured pictorial label, edges somewhat frayed.
A curious game with 18 London scenes. The original slipcase has a hand-coloured pictorial label showing the London Thames and in the background St. paul Cathedral, published by E. Wallis, 42, Skinner Street.

Players land on numbered scenes to determine their fate, e.g.: No. 13. Carlton ...
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Item sold!
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
WALLIS, E.,  Wallis's Guide for Strangers Through London., antique map, old maps WALLIS, E. - Wallis's Guide for Strangers Through London.
London, E.Wallis, ca. 1840, In attractive strong original colours.. 535x675mm. Dissected and mounted on linen. Age toned and signs of use, but generally very good condition for such a type of map.
Engraved plan with original hand-colouring, with title and alphabetical list of the principal streets below. Published by Edward Wellis 42 Skinner Street.
With "An alphabetical list of 450 principal streets, with references to their situation" underneath the plan. This edition shows the London...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 445  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LEBRETON, L.,  AFFAIRES D'ORIENT Dpart des Grenadiers de la Garde Anglaise,  bord du Steamer transatlantique l'Orenoco. . ., antique map, old maps LEBRETON, L. - AFFAIRES D'ORIENT Dpart des Grenadiers de la Garde Anglaise, bord du Steamer transatlantique l'Orenoco. . .
Paris, Lemercier, c.1860, In original colours.. 195x276mm. Lithography on tinted grounds finished by hand. Some light marginal discolouration. Good condition.
Beautiful lithography of the departure of the British steamboat "l'Orenoco" from Southampton in May 1854, with soldiers leaving for the Crimean War.
After a design Louis by Le Breton.
Louis LeBreton was a surgeon in the French Navy from 1836-1848. During that period he made several very ...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
British counties
WAGHENAER, L. J.,  De zee cuften tufschen Dovere en Orfords nesse, daer de Teemse de Vermaerde Rivire van Lonen gelegens is. . ., antique map, old maps WAGHENAER, L. J. - De zee cuften tufschen Dovere en Orfords nesse, daer de Teemse de Vermaerde Rivire van Lonen gelegens is. . .
Leiden, Plantijn, 1585, Coloured.. 325x510mm. Marginal discolouration and paper slightly age-toned. Left and right margins underlaid. Else good condition.
A detailed chart of the English channel coastland. Decorated by a colourful title cartouche and scale cartouche, one compass rose, several vessels and sea monsters. A very early edition rare Dutch text edition of this landmark contribution to the science of navigation. Waghenaer''s own personal ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 4,500
Approx. Euro 4,005  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
WAGHENAER, L. J.,  Belchrijuinghe vande zee custen van Engelandt. . ., antique map, old maps WAGHENAER, L. J. - Belchrijuinghe vande zee custen van Engelandt. . .
Leiden, Plantijn, 1585, Coloured.. 325x510mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Repair of a few marginal tears. Else good condition.
A rare Dutch text edition of this early detailed chart of the northern coast of England. West to the top. Mileage cartouche has no Latin captures. Decorated by a colourful title cartouche and scale cartouche, one compass rose, several vessels.
A early Dutch text editi...
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$ 3,000
Approx. Euro 2,670  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, J.,  Insula Sacra; vulgo Holy Iland; et Farne, antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Insula Sacra; vulgo Holy Iland; et Farne
Amsterdam, 1646, In original o/l colours.. 390x470mm. Lower right margin restored. A fine copy.
Farne and Holy Islands off the coast of Northumberland. The Abbey, the Old Fort and the town are clearly marked. - German text edition.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, J.,  Middle-sexia., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Middle-sexia.
Amsterdam, 1662, In attractive strong original colours.. 415x478mm. Fine original colour, heightened in gold, light overall age-toning, slightly darker along the top edge, two small worm holes in the lower margin, otherwise a fine example.
Double-page map of the old Middlesex County, including a marvelous depiction of London on the Thames in the lower right corner. Decorative cartouche and coat of arms. Latin text on verso. Also on verso illustration of Stonehenge. Also on verso illustration of Stonehenge.
Blaeu established his f...
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$ 600
Approx. Euro 534  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Channel islands
GOOS, P.,  Het Canaal tusschen Engeland en Vranciick., antique map, old maps GOOS, P. - Het Canaal tusschen Engeland en Vranciick.
Amsterdam, after 1666, Coloured.. 429x545mm. On very thick double-ply paper as issued. Paper browned and water marks in left and right hand part.
An eye-catching chart of the Channel.
Pieter Goos (ca. 1616-1675) was one of the most important cartographer, engraver, publisher and print seller of Amsterdam. His widow continued business at her husband's death. She re-issued the 'Nieuwe Groote Zee-Spiegel (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 750
Approx. Euro 668  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
JAILLOT, H.,  Carte de la Manche. . ., antique map, old maps JAILLOT, H. - Carte de la Manche. . .
Amsterdam, 1692, In original o/l colours.. 578x785mm. Printed on two joined sheets. Paper along the centerfold slightly age-toned. Very good condition.
Chart showing the Chanel, with the coastline of France from La Baie de Douarnenez to Dunkerque, and the coastline of England from Stroble head to Manning Tree.
Boundaries outlined in hand colour. The map is fully and richly engraved.
The map notes Nicolas Sa...
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$ 900
Approx. Euro 801  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3