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OLAUS MAGNUS,  (SCANDINAVIE). Monogr. THW (Thomas Weber) dated 1567., antique map, old maps OLAUS MAGNUS - (SCANDINAVIE). Monogr. THW (Thomas Weber) dated 1567.
Basle, 1567, Uncoloured.. 360x515mm. Wood block print. Horizontal and vertical foldings, as issued. Paper very slightly age toned and paper thinning on foldings. Folds as issued.
Rare and important map of Scandinavia from Olaus Magnus' Historia Olai Magni gothi archiepiscop upsalensis, de gentium septentrionalium, published in Basel in 1567.
The map follows the famous Carta marina of O. Magnus himself, publ. In 9 sheets in 1539. Scandinavia itself in a narrow and long-d...
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$ 7,000
Approx. Euro 6,230  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
VAN KEULEN, J.,  Pascarte van Europa Beginnende vande Canael tot aen Spitbergen, en van Ysland tot aen Nova Zemla . . ., antique map, old maps VAN KEULEN, J. - Pascarte van Europa Beginnende vande Canael tot aen Spitbergen, en van Ysland tot aen Nova Zemla . . .
Amsterdam, after 1666, In attractive strong original colours.. 519x586mm. A good and dark impression. Some winkles next to center fold.
Cartouche, town spots are lavishly heightened with gold ! and figures in title cartouche coloured in grisaille. Margins very mildly browned.
An eye-catching chart of northern Europe with coastline from northern Russia to the Dutch English Channel in the south. Good detail on Iceland. North to the top.
In upper left corner inset map of Spitzbergen.

Illuminated manuscripts had often been produced in pen and wash with a ver...
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$ 3,750
Approx. Euro 3,338  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
MALLET, A.M.,  Decouverte de la Groenlande., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - Decouverte de la Groenlande.
Paris 1683, Uncoloured.. 150x103mm. Some age-toning of paper. Minor water staining along upper and right margin. Hardly noticeable brown spots in the centre of the map. Else very good condition and dark imprint.
An interesting miniature map centered on Iceland and outlining most part of Greenland. Northwest on top. It includes Norway and great part of the British Isles.
The sea is fully engraved and 4 ships are shown heading northwards to the Greenlandic Shores.
From the French text edition of Desc...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 134  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CHURCHILL,  [No title] Map of Spitzbergen., antique map, old maps CHURCHILL - [No title] Map of Spitzbergen.
London, 1704-1732, Uncoloured.. 292x335mm. A good and dark impression. Very good.
'Greenland' with eleven views. Whaling, bear and walrus killing. The island split in two and Wiches Lande at edge, complete with compass-rose, galleon and monsters. Surrounded by eleven scenes of whaling from capture to boiling the blubber and scraping baleen.
From "Churchill's Vo...
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$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,780  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SANTINI, F. / REMONDINI, M.,  Les Royaumes de Suede et Norwege divisés par Provinces et Gouvernements Dressés et assujettis aux observations Astronomiques. Par le Sr. Janvier Géographe., antique map, old maps SANTINI, F. / REMONDINI, M. - Les Royaumes de Suede et Norwege divisés par Provinces et Gouvernements Dressés et assujettis aux observations Astronomiques. Par le Sr. Janvier Géographe.
Venice, 1784, In original o/l colours.. 460x630mm. Light water staining in the lower margin. Four small worm holes in lower margin as well. Else very good condition.
Detailed map of Scandinavia and covering Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Livonia with a section of Poland and Prussia.
The coastlines are well-drawn to illustrate the fjords and harbours, and inland the mountains, rivers, lakes and forests are equally detailed. There is a large inset of...
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$ 200
Approx. Euro 178  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Finland
SANSON, N.,  Cajanie, ou Bothnie Orientale Tirée de celles d'Andr Burae et de Isaac Massa. . ., antique map, old maps SANSON, N. - Cajanie, ou Bothnie Orientale Tirée de celles d'Andr Burae et de Isaac Massa. . .
Paris, P.Mariette, 1666, In original colours.. 435x575mm. Short upper margin, as issued. Some very light staining. Good condition.
Map of the Northern part of Gulf of Bothnia, today's border area between Sweden and Finland. The map derive from the work of the Swedish cartographer Andreas Bureus and Isaac Massa. Sanson gives credit in the title cartouche.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 600
Approx. Euro 534  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HERMELIN, SAMUEL GUSTAV,  Charta öfver Storfurstendömet Finland på Friherre S. G. Hermelins Anstalt och Omkostnad. Sammandragen och författad af C. P. Hällström. Philos. Magister och Auscultant i Kongl. BergsColl. 1799., antique map, old maps HERMELIN, SAMUEL GUSTAV - Charta öfver Storfurstendömet Finland på Friherre S. G. Hermelins Anstalt och Omkostnad. Sammandragen och författad af C. P. Hällström. Philos. Magister och Auscultant i Kongl. BergsColl. 1799.
Källa: J.Strang & E.- S. Harju: Suomen karttakirja 1799, In original colours.. 660x720mm. Set of 6 maps. Key map with 5 regional maps. Intersected an mounted on linen.
Very good to mint condition.
This is the beautiful set of key map and separate maps of Samuel Gustav Hermelins map of Finland. The maps have been engraved by Fredrik Akrel, a very skilled and productive engraver who later became director of Anders åkermans globe construction shop.
[with] - Charta öfver Nylands och Tavasteh...
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$ 4,000
Approx. Euro 3,560  

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Condition Rating: 2
Sweden
BLAEU, J.,  Norlandiae et quibies Gestricia et Helsingicae regiones Auct: Andrea Buraeo Sueco., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Norlandiae et quibies Gestricia et Helsingicae regiones Auct: Andrea Buraeo Sueco.
Amsterdam, 1662, In attractive strong original colours.. 410x478mm. Very good to mint condition. Wide margins. Two marginal brown spots. From a Dutch text edition.
Uncommon map prepared by Anders Bure (1571-1646) with a dedicational cartouche to Gabriel Bengtsson Oxenstierna.

The Atlas Maior is the epitome of decades of achievement by the Blaeu family. Published in five languages (Latin, Dutch, French, German and Spanish) from 1662, it grew to eleve...
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$ 600
Approx. Euro 534  

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Condition Rating: 2
SANSON, N.,  Estats de la Couronne de Suede dans la Scandinavie, ou Sont Suede, Gotlande, Lapponie Suedoise, Finlande, Ingrie et Livonie Subdivisées en leurs Provinces . . ., antique map, old maps SANSON, N. - Estats de la Couronne de Suede dans la Scandinavie, ou Sont Suede, Gotlande, Lapponie Suedoise, Finlande, Ingrie et Livonie Subdivisées en leurs Provinces . . .
Paris, Marriette, 1669, In original o/l colours.. 435x485mm. Short lower and upper margin, as issued. Some very light staining. Good condition.
Attractive map of Sweden, Finland and the Baltic States... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 600
Approx. Euro 534  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Greenland
GAIMARD, P.,  La Corvette la recherche au milieu des glaces., antique map, old maps GAIMARD, P. - La Corvette la recherche au milieu des glaces.
Paris. Arthus-Bertrand, 1838-1852, In original colours.. 260x390mm. Exquisite contemporary coloured lithograph, finished with gum Arabic, wide margins.
Beautiful lithograph by A. Mayer and Bayot of the corvette "La recherche" surrounded by Ice. Published by Arthus-Bertrand and Lemercier in Paris.
From Joseph Paul Gaimard`s "Voyage en Islande et au Groenland". (1838-1840).
Made during the second of Gaimard´s expeditions with the corvette "...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 401  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Iceland
BLAEU, W.,  Tabula Islandiae Auctore Georgio Carolo Flandro., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Tabula Islandiae Auctore Georgio Carolo Flandro.
Amsterdam, 1634, In attractive strong original colours.. 380x496mm. Wide margins, light printer's crease along center fold. A good and dark impression.
Originally engraved for Jodocus Hondius II, at his death in August 1629 this map was, among 39 other copper plates, purchased by Willem Blaeu who deleted Hondius' name and added his own to the imprint. Blaeu then immediately published 34 of them as part of his first atlas.

This handsome m...
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Item sold!
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE BOUNGNE, F.,  Group of 21 watercolours of scenes in Iceland, included are vulcanos like Eyjafjallajokull, Öræfajökull, etc., antique map, old maps DE BOUNGNE, F. - Group of 21 watercolours of scenes in Iceland, included are vulcanos like Eyjafjallajokull, Öræfajökull, etc.
Iceland, 1933-1944, In original colours.. 320x230mm. A group of 21 water colours on thick paper. Very good condition. Wide margin.
A group of water colours made during visits of the artist F. de Boungne to Iceland, among them are contemporary artistic impressions of the now world famous vulcano Eyjafjallajokull, among others. Öræfajökull is Icelands largest vulcano.
The water colours do give an very good impression of the ...
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$ 4,500
Approx. Euro 4,005  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Norway
WAGHENAER, L. J.,  Die zee custe van Noorweghen tusschen der Noess en Mardou. . ., antique map, old maps WAGHENAER, L. J. - Die zee custe van Noorweghen tusschen der Noess en Mardou. . .
Leiden, Plantijn, 1585, Coloured.. 325x510mm. Good original margins, with some marginal backing on verso for protective reason only. Lower left corner teared off and reinforced, some re-enforced of verso of left and right outer margins, only for protective reason. Paper thinning along center fold. Else good condition.
Dutch text on verso. Paper slightly age-toned.
A rare Dutch text edition of this early and detailed chart of the coast of Norway. Decorated by a colourful title cartouche and scale cartouche, one compass rose, several vessels and sea monsters along the coast, and depictions of animals, mountains and small villages inl... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,750
Approx. Euro 2,448  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Denmark
VISSCHER, C. J.,  Daniae Regni Typum.., antique map, old maps VISSCHER, C. J. - Daniae Regni Typum..
Amsterdam, 1629, Coloured.. 458x540mm. Margins cut close, right margin cut to neat line, re-enforced. Lower margin frayed into lower border, some re-enforced and re-drawn.
A first state. Very decorative "carte à figures"- map of Denmark with the signature of the engraver Abraham Goos. Printed on heavy paper, in spite of its repair still a very desirable and attractive item. The first state (of 2) and the firs... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,750
Approx. Euro 2,448  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4