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North Pole
BLAEU, W.,  Regiones Sub Polo Arctico., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Regiones Sub Polo Arctico.
Amsterdam, 1640, In attractive strong original colours.. 410x530mm. Very good condition.
One of the many cases of duplication by the firms of Blaeu and Hondius/Jansson. In this case, Blaeu has copied Janssonius's map of 1637. It depicts rhumb lines radiating from the North Pole.
A large title cartouche, with two figures and numerous wind heads, conveniently hides the unknown northwe...
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Estimate
($ 1,100 - 1,350)

Starting bid
$ 500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DELISLE, Guillaume., Hemisphere septentrional pour voir plus distinctoment les terres arctiques Par Guillaume Delisle de l’Academie R.le des Sciences., antique map, old maps DELISLE, Guillaume. - Hemisphere septentrional pour voir plus distinctoment les terres arctiques Par Guillaume Delisle de l’Academie R.le des Sciences.
Amsterdam, 1714, Uncoloured.. 450x450mm. In good condition, with folds, legible.
This map describes the Arctic lands.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 125 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DE LISLE, G.,  Hemisphere Septentrional pour voir plus distinctement  les Terres Arctiques . . ., antique map, old maps DE LISLE, G. - Hemisphere Septentrional pour voir plus distinctement les Terres Arctiques . . .
Paris, 1714, In original o/l colours.. 460x460mm. Good impression. Wide margins.
Map of the North Pole published by Delisle with the imprint " Sur le Quai de l’Horloge, Juillet 1714". Large north polar projection covering from the pole to the equator. The map traces the discoveries and routes of Capt. Cook, and include a note about his demise in the Sandwich Islands in 1779. Ala... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 400 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
KEULEN, G. VAN., La Baye d' Hollande ou de Maurits / Baye de Magdaleine., antique map, old maps KEULEN, G. VAN. - La Baye d' Hollande ou de Maurits / Baye de Magdaleine.
Amsterdam, 1715, uncoloured. 280x230mm. except for slight browning in excellent condition
The successful van Keulen firm published charts, pilot guides and sea-atlases for over 2 centuries. Founded by Johannes van Keulen, his son Gerard led the firm to its zenith in the period between 1700 and 1730.A detailed description of the coastal waters of Spitsbergen with two detail charts of Spit... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 70 - 75)

Bid received
$ 55
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ALBRIZZI, G.B., Nuova carta del Polo Artico secondo l'ultime osservazioni .., antique map, old maps ALBRIZZI, G.B. - Nuova carta del Polo Artico secondo l'ultime osservazioni ..
Rome, 1730, Uncoloured.. 277x330mm. A good and dark impression .Folds. Small repair to right margin. Light offset. Very good condition.
From an Italian edition of Solmon's work of this attractive map of a north polar projection.CALIFORNIA IS SHOWN AS AN ISLAND and the Pacific region is completely blank. Good detail in Europe and Asia, with the Great Wall of China shown.
There appears little detail in North America, exc...
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Estimate
($ 140 - 180)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Bellin, J.N., Partie de la Mer Claciale Contenant la Nouvelle Zemble et le Pais des Samoiedes., antique map, old maps Bellin, J.N. - Partie de la Mer Claciale Contenant la Nouvelle Zemble et le Pais des Samoiedes.
Paris, 1758., coloured. 216x352mm. very good
Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1702-720) was the most important French hydrographer of the 18th century. Sea-atlas 'Hydrographique Français' , 1756-65, atlas to accompany Prévost d' Exile's "Histoire. des Voyages", 1738-75.
A map of Novoya Zemlya and the adjacent mainland of Russia....
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Estimate
($ 60 - 65)

Bid received
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2