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MÜNSTER, S.,  Tabula Europae IX ( Greece & Turkey)., antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - Tabula Europae IX ( Greece & Turkey).
Basel, Heinrich Petri, 1545, Uncoloured.. 270x330mm. Woodblock map with letterpress on verso. Paper with usual age-toning along center fold. Very good throughout. Paper size 295 x 387mm.
The first edition of Munster's map of Greece & Turkey, based upon Claudius Ptolemy which appeared in his "Geographia Universalis", first published in 1540. Including the region west of the Black Sea and north of the Aegean and Adriatic Seas.

The Geographia was a new and important edition ...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Bid received
$ 175
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A.,  Graeciae Universae Secundum Hodiernum Situm Neoterica descriptio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Graeciae Universae Secundum Hodiernum Situm Neoterica descriptio.
Antwerp, 1598, Uncoloured.. 361x511mm. French text on the verso. Wide margins and very dark impression. Paper very slightly age toned but generally in very fine condition.
Ortelius' fine map of Greece, based on Jacobo Gastaldi's map of 1560. The early imprint with the uncorrected scale bar numeral.

Dare to go in Black. All early maps are printed in black and white and many were kept that way for a long time. A black and white map in an early and strong imp...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Bid received
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A.,  Graeciae Sophiani., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Graeciae Sophiani.
Antwerp, 1598, Uncoloured.. 350x500mm. Wide margins and dark impression. In good condition. French text on the verso.
This is a beautiful depiction of ancient Greece. The map has a very attractive title cartouche in the shape of a Grecian temple in the bottom left-hand corner and a large scale bordered by bold strap-work in the bottom right-hand corner. Oceans, rivers, lakes, cities, important towns, and landform... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 450)

Bid received
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.,  Macedonia, Epir. et Achaia., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J. - Macedonia, Epir. et Achaia.
Amsterdam, 1608, Coloured.. 143x175mm. Good condition.
Nice map of northern Greece with the southern parts of present day Macedonia and Albania. Includes Athens.
Strapwork title cartouche in the lower left corner. From the first French-text edition of Jodocus Hondius'' Atlas Minor.
Shortly after the publication of the big folio-atlases the need ...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Bid received
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HONDIUS, J., Macedonia Epirus et Achia., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, J. - Macedonia Epirus et Achia.
Amsterdam, 1613, fine original colouring. 356x432mm. Paper age toned. Unobtrusive restoration in center fold, otherwise good.
Map of northern Greece with the southern parts of present day Macedonia and Albania. Includes Athens, embellished with a fine strapwork title-cartouche.From the latin, 1613 edition.
Prepared by Gerard Mercator (1512-94). His "Atlas sive Cosmographica" was posthumuously published in 1595. Publis...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 175)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.,  Macedonia Epirus et Achaia., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J. - Macedonia Epirus et Achaia.
Amsterdam, 1630, In original colours.. 356x432mm. A good and strong impression. Paper slightly browned, as usual.
A fine early map of present day Macedonia with the island of Corfu. The standard for maps of the region for most of the 17th century. It is based largely on the work of Jacopo Gastaldi. Embellished with a strapwork title-cartouche.
Mercator was born in Rupelmonde in Flanders and studied in Louva...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
CHIQUET, J.,  La Grece ou Partie Meridionale de la Turquie d'Europe.., antique map, old maps CHIQUET, J. - La Grece ou Partie Meridionale de la Turquie d'Europe..
Paris, 1719, Original o/l colour.. 165x223mm. Good and dark impression. Paper slightly age-toned. Slight discolouration in upper margin just running into the map.
Decorative map of Greece displaying precise engraving and a title cartouche flanked by 2 winged female figures, surmounted by a fan shaped shell.
Another cartouche contains a historical and geographical explanation about the peninsula Peloponnese.
From Le Nouveau et Curieux Atlas Geographiq...
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Estimate
($ 180 - 230)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C.,  Graeciae Pars Septentrionalis.., antique map, old maps COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C. - Graeciae Pars Septentrionalis..
Amsterdam, 1720, Original o/l colour.. 466x635mm. Printed on heavy paper, slightly age-toned as usual. Left and right margins cut into the scale border. A fine dark impression.
Very decorative map illustrating the northern part of Greece and a small part of Turkey. Istanbul is represented on the right margin with its former names Byzantium and Constantinople.
The map is from a Dutch edition of De L'Isle's work entitled, Atlas Nouveau, Contenant Toutes Les Parties Du ...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CHATELAIN, H.,  Carte historique et géographique de l'ancienne Grece . . ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Carte historique et géographique de l'ancienne Grece . . .
Amsterdam, 1728, In original o/l colours.. 333x440mm. Very good impression. Hard to find in original colours.
A map of Greece during the Roman Empire, with descriptive French text, from Chatelain's monumental 7 volume Atlas Historique. In upper right margin: 'N°6.

Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743) was a Huguenot pastor of Parisian origins. He lived consecutively in Paris, St. Martins, London ...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CELLARIUS, C., Hellas siue Graecia Propria., antique map, old maps CELLARIUS, C. - Hellas siue Graecia Propria.
Leipzig, 1731, Uncoloured. 210x310mm. In very fine condition with centrefold as issued.
A pleasant map of Southern Greece, portraying the ancient geography and cities, including the Pelopenesos, Athens, Corinth, Thebes, Argos, Mycenae and Sparta.
With decorative cartouche showing philosophers in a gymnasium. By Cellarius in Leipzig in 1731.

Christoph Cellarius (1638-17...
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Estimate
($ 180 - 225)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DELAPORTE,L'Abbé.,  Le Royaume de Hongrie et la Turquie d'Europe., antique map, old maps DELAPORTE,L'Abbé. - Le Royaume de Hongrie et la Turquie d'Europe.
Paris, Prudhomme, Levrault, Debray, 1806, Uncoloured.. 176x219mm. Two vertical folds as issued. Good condition.
Map of south eastern Europe centered on Greece and the Aegean Sea. From Atlas de la Géographie de toutes les parties du monde .. Ouvrage destiné pour l'education, et nécessaire aux négocians, aux voyageurs, aux fonctionnaires publics, aux banquiers, aux agens de change, aux littérateurs, etc.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 30 - 40)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ARROWSMITH, John,  Turkey in Europe., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, John - Turkey in Europe.
London, 1839, In original o/l colours.. 600x490mm. In very good condition. Stain to lower margin into map surface. A tiny tear to left centrefold.
A large steel engraved map of Turkey in Europe, stretching from Croatia and Bosnia in the west across to the countries bordering the Black sea, southwards through mainland Greece, Crete, the Ionian islands and the Grecian Archipelago. Many place names and physical features shown.
The Arrowsmith...
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Estimate
($ 110 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ARROWSMITH, John,  Greece and the Ionian Islands., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, John - Greece and the Ionian Islands.
London, 1839, In original o/l colours.. 600x490mm. In very good condition. Some marks, mostly confined to margins.
A large steel engraved map concentrating on Greece and the Ionian islands. Featured are Albania, Corfu, Macedonia, Central Greece and Morea., along with many small islands. Numerous place names and physical features shown.
The Arrowsmith family members were among the most respected and influen...
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Estimate
($ 110 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
TASSO, G.,  La Grecia Antica . . . / Atene e sue vicinanze . . ., antique map, old maps TASSO, G. - La Grecia Antica . . . / Atene e sue vicinanze . . .
Venice, 1840, In attractive original colours.. 315x450mm. Printed on heavy paper. Paper aged-toned on upper part of map. Greece map 175 x 240 and Athens 140 x 240
Two rare maps, one of Greece map 175 x 240mm. and the other of Athens 140 x 240mm. with an inset map of Sparta.
From l'Atlante Storico, Letterario, Biografico, Archeologico. . . with attributions by Giambatista Albrizzi.
A colour-key, giving good detail and information.
We were not...
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Estimate
($ 40 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Greece cities
SCHEDEL, H.,  Rhodis [Rhodes] Folio XXVI, antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Rhodis [Rhodes] Folio XXVI
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Coloured.. 460x325mm. Some very minor discolouration in outer margin. Very good condition, wide margins and attractive colours.
A imaginary view of Rhodes: however the earliest obtainable view of this period.
Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: Nuremberg Chronicle, published the year that Columbus returned to Europe after discovering America.
The woodblock ...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 175
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SCHEDEL, H.,  Quinta Etas Mundi. Folium. LXXXII, antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Quinta Etas Mundi. Folium. LXXXII
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 380x225mm. Some marginal water staining. Paper slightly age-toned. Dark impression on large sheet. Else good condition.
Latin text page with woodcuts on recto and verso of Saints, Kings, and Queens. On verso a large wood cut of A giant colossus, executed by Chares of Lindus (Clare Lydo), the sculptor, and erected on the island of Rhodes, falling down.
Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CORONELLI, V., Pianta di Maina., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V. - Pianta di Maina.
Venice, 1686, Uncoloured. 135x175mm. In very fine condition with two folds as issued.
An interesting map showing the ruins of the fortress in ancient Cersapoli. Tall mountains in the background with a ribbon title cartouche. By Coronelli in Venice in 1686.
Vincenzo Coronelli (1650 – 1718) was a Franciscan friar, cosmographer, cartographer, publisher, and encyclopedist known in p...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 185)

Starting bid
$ 90
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CORONELLI, V. M., Castello di Candia descritto, e dedicato. . ., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V. M. - Castello di Candia descritto, e dedicato. . .
Venice, ca. 1690, Colored. 380x290mm. Good impression on laid paper. Some minor soiling and creasing. A few short repaired tears to paper edges.
An uncommon engraved plan of the castle of Candia (Heraklion, Crete) on a large sheet with Italian text below and on verso.
From Coronelli's famous Isolario atlas. Coronelli Vincenzo Maria (1650-1718) was a Franciscan monk, cosmographer, and cartographer, famous for his globes, the A...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 6
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
ROUX, J.,  [60] Porto de Ganea., antique map, old maps ROUX, J. - [60] Porto de Ganea.
Marseille, 1764, Coloured.. 130x200mm. Sea chart on heavy paper with sharp impression.
Charming chart of the harbour of the Greek town of Ganea. Showing town and harbour plan, with soundings, anchorages, rocks, shoals, fortifications and lighthouses.
Joseph Roux (1725-1793) was a Marseilles hydrographer who both published and as well manufactured and sold charts, navigating instrum...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Greece Islands
ORTELIUS, A.,  Archipelagi Insularum Aliquot Descrip., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Archipelagi Insularum Aliquot Descrip.
Antwerp, 1598, Uncoloured.. 360x500mm. Wide margins and dark impression. In good condition. French text on the verso.
Very decorative map showing map of Crete and 10 insets of Greek islands: Candia, Metellino, Santorini, Milo, Rodus, Scio, etc.

Dare to go in Black. All early maps are printed in black and white and many were kept that way for a long time. A black and white map in an early and strong impre...
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Estimate
($ 350 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HOMANN, J.B.,  Plan de la place de Corfu avec ses environs.., antique map, old maps HOMANN, J.B. - Plan de la place de Corfu avec ses environs..
Nuremberg 1753, Original colours.. 483x555mm. In very good condition. Slightly age-toned. Decorative cartouches with later hand-colouring.
Uncommon map of the town of Kérkira and its siege in 1716, on the island of Corfu. Johann Baptist Homann's well-engraved map has a large decorative cartouche and in each corner profiles of fortifications and decorations of canons and heads of Turkish personages.
Johann Baptist Homann (1663-1724...
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Estimate
($ 400 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 350
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2