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World Maps
FOGLY, A.,  (World map). Americus Vespucio novo te Duce Ducta Freto Ambivi Meritoqs Vocor., antique map, old maps FOGLY, A. - (World map). Americus Vespucio novo te Duce Ducta Freto Ambivi Meritoqs Vocor.
Italy, ca. 1954, In original colours.. 557x915mm. Brown ink and water colour on thick paper. A few marginal tears and small missing areas reinstalled and redrawn. Signed lower right : A.Fogli.
Manuscript world map showing the American and African continent and the southern parts of Asia. In the Indian Ocean a large depiction of Amerigo Vespucci 1454 – 1512) on his ship. Vespucci stands on deck and the central mast has been broken, the Vespucci coat-of-arms is attached to the front mast. M... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,750 - 2,000)

Bid received
$ 1,350
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ZURLA, P.,  Abbozzo della mappa dei viaggi di Marco Polo nella sala dello Scudo del Palazzo ducale di Venezia., antique map, old maps ZURLA, P. - Abbozzo della mappa dei viaggi di Marco Polo nella sala dello Scudo del Palazzo ducale di Venezia.
Venice, 1818, Uncoloured.. 176x350mm. Wide margins. Very light water staining in lower and left margin. Very good.
Rare map showing the travels of Marco Polo, taken from "Sulle antiche mappe idro-geografiche lavorate in Venezia: Commentario.", by Placido Zurla (1769-1834), published in 1818. The map is orientated with south at the top. In the left hand the Northern part of America with "Terre Incognite d'Antropo... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 500 - 750)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BODENEHR, G.,  Carta Hydrographica oder Algemeine Welt. . ., antique map, old maps BODENEHR, G. - Carta Hydrographica oder Algemeine Welt. . .
Augsburg, 1720, Coloured.. 146x232mm. In very fine condition.
World map in Mercator projection. Showing California as an island. In upper left and right hand corner two ships. The map is showing the important trade routes.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 280 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CHATELAIN, H.,  Carte pour servir à l'intelligence de l'histoire de la chronologie et de la géographie des empires des Assiriens, des Perses, des Egyptiens et des Chinois., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Carte pour servir à l'intelligence de l'histoire de la chronologie et de la géographie des empires des Assiriens, des Perses, des Egyptiens et des Chinois.
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 335x442mm. Very good impression. With 4 small wormholes filled in.
Interesting sheet with a map of the classical world showing the empires of the Assyrians, Persians, Egyptians and Chinese, with descriptive French text, from Chatelain's monumental 7 volume "Atlas Historique". In upper right margin: 'N°5'.

Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743) was a Hugue...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Bid received
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE PAGE, P.M.F.,  Carte Reduite du globe Terrestre. . ., antique map, old maps DE PAGE, P.M.F. - Carte Reduite du globe Terrestre. . .
Paris, ca 1782, Uncoloured.. 275x342mm. Several folds as issued. Repair of tear in the left hand side, 6 cm into the image. Upper left margin cut close to the border frame. Repair of marginal split, right border.
Fine world map in a Mercator projection. From Voyages autour du monde et vers les deux pôles par terre et par mer.. by Pierre Marie François vicomte de Pages (1748-1793).
Born of noble family, a French naval officer, Pierre Marie François de Pages, made a five-year voyage around the worl...
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Estimate
($ 360 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DESNOS, L.C. / DE MORNAS, B.,  Division Générale et Naturelle de la Terre, Suivant les Anciens., antique map, old maps DESNOS, L.C. / DE MORNAS, B. - Division Générale et Naturelle de la Terre, Suivant les Anciens.
Paris, 1762, In original colours.. 385x540mm. Water stains in lower margin, just affecting printed border. In good condition. Dark impression.
Decorative chart showing the world as it was known by the ancients.
Left and right a box with geographical information about Europe, Asia and Africa.
Prepared by Buy de Mornas, who was a professor of geography and history and published by Louis Charles Desnos, active in Paris at rue St.Jacques...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
TASSO, G.,  Il mondo cocsciuto dagli antichi e le laggiori antiche monarchie Persiana, Macedone, Romana . . . , antique map, old maps TASSO, G. - Il mondo cocsciuto dagli antichi e le laggiori antiche monarchie Persiana, Macedone, Romana . . .
Venice, 1840, In attractive original colours.. 335x475mm. Printed on heavy paper. Mint condition.
A rare double-page map of the Ancient World.
From l'Atlante Storico, Letterario, Biografico, Archeologico. . . with attributions by Giambatista Albrizzi.
Lower left a colour-key to the Persian, Macedonia, Roman, Greek and the Empire of Alexander the Great.
We were not able to fin...
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Estimate
($ 30 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
POSTHUMUS, N.W.,  Kaart der Plantengebieden., antique map, old maps POSTHUMUS, N.W. - Kaart der Plantengebieden.
Amsterdam, C.L. Brinkman, 1883, In original printed colours.. 195x302mm. Chromo lithographed map. Some light marginal spotting. Generally in very good condition. Accompanied by 5pp text sheets with illustrations.
One of the earliest thematic maps published in the Netherlands showing a world map of Plant Areas, accompanied by 5pp text sheets with illustrations. From "Atlas der natuurkundige aardrijkskunde. . .". Prepared by Nicolaas Wilhelmus Posthumus.
The rise of science as geology, geography and stat...
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Estimate
($ 25 - 35)

Starting bid
$ 15
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
POSTHUMUS, N.W.,  Kaart van den Regenval., antique map, old maps POSTHUMUS, N.W. - Kaart van den Regenval.
Amsterdam, C.L. Brinkman, 1883, In original printed colours.. 195x302mm. Chromo lithographed map. Some light marginal spotting. Generally in very good condition.
One of the earliest thematic maps showing a World map in Mercator projection of the rainfall. Published in the Netherlands from "Atlas der natuurkundige aardrijkskunde. . .". Prepared by Nicolaas Wilhelmus Posthumus.
The rise of science as geology, geography and statistics in the first half of...
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Estimate
($ 25 - 35)

Starting bid
$ 15
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Chazelle and L.Touchett.,  Le Tour du Monde du Monde en 120 images grand concours du Chocolat Menier., antique map, old maps Chazelle and L.Touchett. - Le Tour du Monde du Monde en 120 images grand concours du Chocolat Menier.
Paris, Chocolat Menier, 1956, In printed colours.. 582x1060mm. Folding map with some wear along folds, generally in good condition.
Wonderful advertisement world map in Mercator projection drawn by J. B. Jannot and issued to promote Chocolat Menier with several insets of Tibet, Israel, Congo Belge.
The map is centred on the Pacific with a route in red around the globe, starting and finishing in Paris.
Originally there ...
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Estimate
($ 175 - 200)

Bid received
$ 130
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
CHATELAIN, H.,  Map monde ou description generale du globe terrestre., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Map monde ou description generale du globe terrestre.
Amsterdam, 1728, In original o/l colours.. 332x440mm. Repair of a small spilt in lower part center fold, 5cm into engraved area. A good and dark impression. Very rare to find in original colours.
A double hemisphere world map, surrounded by a florid vine pattern with depictions of "Le Soleil Salon le Pere Kircher" and "La Lune Selon Monsieur Cassini" and a compass rose.
The map depicts California as an island with the coastline above stretching nearly to Asia. This map includes a parti...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 500)

Bid received
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BRUE, H.,  Mappe-Monde en deux Hémisphere carte encyprotupe.., antique map, old maps BRUE, H. - Mappe-Monde en deux Hémisphere carte encyprotupe..
Paris, 1816, In original o/l colours.. 385x680mm. Wide margins, some discolouration along center fold.
Uncommon world map in double hemisphere centered on Australia and New Zealand.
Prepared by dedicated to H.Brué and published by Desray and Goujon....
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Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 175
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SANSON, G. / JAILLOT, H.,  Mappe-Monde Geo-Hydrographique, ou Description Générale. . ., antique map, old maps SANSON, G. / JAILLOT, H. - Mappe-Monde Geo-Hydrographique, ou Description Générale. . .
Paris, 1741/ c.1745, In original o/l colours.. 465x655mm. Minor spotting in the generous margins, and a neatly repaired tear along the fold, slightly affecting the cartouche at the foot.
Large map of the world in two hemispheres, in a stereographic projection (each hemisphere 31.5 cm in diameter). California seems to be connected to the mainland, rather than appearing as an island, but the placement of the lettering slightly obscures the connection. The map in its first state, dated... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,400 - 1,750)

Starting bid
$ 1,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DELAMARCHE,C.F.,  Mappe-Monde ou Carte Generale de toutes les Parties connues.., antique map, old maps DELAMARCHE,C.F. - Mappe-Monde ou Carte Generale de toutes les Parties connues..
Paris ca.1805, Coloured.. 260x393mm. Good and strong impression on solid paper. Faint discolouration around upper part center fold due to water staining, hardly visible.
The map is divided into 4 parts according to religion : Judaism, Christianity, Islam and Paganism. This map is improved after the discoveries of Cook, de la Perouse, Vancouver, Mackenzie.
The discoveries are added to the Pacific Ocean, between America and Asia.
By C. F. Delamarche, succes...
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Estimate
($ 50 - 150)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HARREVELT, E. van / CHANGUION, D.J.,  Mappe-Monde ou Description du Globe Terrestre., antique map, old maps HARREVELT, E. van / CHANGUION, D.J. - Mappe-Monde ou Description du Globe Terrestre.
Amsterdam, 1773, In original colours.. 252x375mm. In very fine condition.
Unciommon issue of this very nice map of the world in double hemisphere. With an incomplete coastline of Australia and north- west America.
From Atlas Portatif pour servir a l'intelligence de l'Histoire Philosophique et Politique des Etablissements Europe'ens dans les deux Indes.
With...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BRUE, H.,  Mappe-Monde sur la projection de Mercator. . ., antique map, old maps BRUE, H. - Mappe-Monde sur la projection de Mercator. . .
Paris, 1816, In original o/l colours.. 530x759mm. In very good condition.
A very detailed world map in Mercator projection centered on Australia. Prepared by H.Brué and published by Desray and Goujon in Paris. Dated 1816.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DEZAUCHE / BUACHE,P. / de l'ISLE.,  Orbis Veteribus Noti Tabula Nova., antique map, old maps DEZAUCHE / BUACHE,P. / de l'ISLE. - Orbis Veteribus Noti Tabula Nova.
Paris, 1785, In original o/l colours.. 505x500mm. Good and dark impression.
Ancient map of the Eastern Hemisphere, with the outline of western Australia shown, Madagascar under its old name (Menuthias Island).
On this map Hokkaido is even bigger depicted than Honshu. Japan is called Satyrorum Insulae Tres.
Prepared by DeLisle and published by Dezauche, as succe...
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Estimate
($ 175 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ARROWSMITH, John,  Orbis Veteribus Notus., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, John - Orbis Veteribus Notus.
London, 1839, In original o/l colours.. 480x595mm. In good general condition, although there is some light foxing, minor staining, and some paper damage to top left margin.
A detailed steel engraved map of the ancient world, stretching from Europe eastwards to the Black Sea and beyond, southwards through northern Africa, Arabia, India, and Siam. The map's text is in Latin reflecting the classical nature of its content.
The Arrowsmith family members were among the ...
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Estimate
($ 275 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LEVASSEUR, V.,  Planisphère., antique map, old maps LEVASSEUR, V. - Planisphère.
Paris, A. Combette, 1852, In original o/l colours.. 295x410mm. Paper very slightly age-toned. In good condition.
One of the last decorative maps of the area. In side panels representations of the four seasons. In original o.l. colour, from his "Atlas Universel Illustré". The map is presented on Mercator's projection and is surrounded by fine steel engravings including vignettes representing the four seasons, a... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 180 - 200)

Bid received
$ 130
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DESNOS, L.C. / DE MORNAS, B.,  Suite de la Longitude., antique map, old maps DESNOS, L.C. / DE MORNAS, B. - Suite de la Longitude.
Paris, 1762, In original colours.. 385x540mm. Water stains in lower margin, just affecting printed border. Overall good condition but stained on the right side. Dark impression.
Decorative map showing one hemisphere divided into meridians.
Left and right a box with further information's about longitude.
Prepared by Buy de Mornas, who was a professor of geography and history and published by Louis Charles Desnos, active in Paris at rue St.Jacques.
From : Atlas M...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
ARROWSMITH, John,  The World on Mercator's Projection., antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, John - The World on Mercator's Projection.
London, 1839, In original o/l colours.. 490x595mm. In good general condition, although there is some light foxing.
A detailed steel engraved map of the World, as laid on Mercator's Projection. Each continent has a different colour. Lands contiguous to both poles are shown. The map is well presented and pleasing to the eye.
The Arrowsmith family members were among the most respected and influential cartograp...
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Estimate
($ 550 - 700)

Starting bid
$ 350
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MERCATOR, G. / CLOPPENBURGH, J.E.,  Typus Orbis Terrarum., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G. / CLOPPENBURGH, J.E. - Typus Orbis Terrarum.
Amsterdam, 1630, Uncoloured.. 193x260mm. Right hand margin cut into border and now remargined and missing part redrawn. Good and dark impression. In good condition. French text on verso.
Double hemisphere world map from the rare Cloppenburg edition slightly larger format and more scarce edition of the Mercator/Hondius "Atlas Minor".
Korea appears as a very skinny peninsula. America features numerous mountain ranges and large rivers with no Great Lakes, while South America is d...
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Estimate
($ 700 - 900)

Bid received
$ 700
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SUHARD, J.,  [Manuscript] Mappe - Monde - Novembre 1838., antique map, old maps SUHARD, J. - [Manuscript] Mappe - Monde - Novembre 1838.
Paris, 1838, In original o/l colours.. 273x531mm. Pen and ink with water colour on sound paper. Marginal repair of short tear central part of left margin. Good margins. Close to excellent condition.
Fine manuscript double hemisphere world map. With an over sized Australia and no place names on the continents. With the signature of the author Suhardbetween the hemispheres.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BOWEN, T., A New and complete chart of the World, Displaying the Tracks of Capt. Cook and Other Modern Navigators., antique map, old maps BOWEN, T. - A New and complete chart of the World, Displaying the Tracks of Capt. Cook and Other Modern Navigators.
London, 1790, In original colours.. 335x475mm. In very fine condition with the centrefold now flattened out.
A copperplate map, on Mercator's projection, featuring the recent discoveries in the Pacific and northern oceans. Specific are the updates on Alaska, The Sandwich Islands and New Zealand.
Still missing is the continent of Antarctica and Tasmania is attached to New Holland (Australia).
The...
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Estimate
($ 550 - 650)

Starting bid
$ 360
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DE MORNAY, B., Climats d’Heures et de Mois., antique map, old maps DE MORNAY, B. - Climats d’Heures et de Mois.
Paris, 1756, Original Colouring. 300x460mm. In fine condition, folding as issued.
A decorative map of the World showing one hemisphere divided into climates according to the length of the day. Left and right a box with information about these climates. 34 Climate zones plus 6 arctic zones shown.

Prepared by de Mornas, who was a professor of geography and history and pu...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 180)

Starting bid
$ 90
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Bunting, H., Die eigentliche und wahrafftige Gestalt der Erden und des Meers., antique map, old maps Bunting, H. - Die eigentliche und wahrafftige Gestalt der Erden und des Meers.
Magdeburg, ca. 1580, hand colored. 265x360mm. Professionally repaired, parts of thin paper (which is rather normal in the maps of Bunting's Itinerarium, made of very thin paper) reinforced. Several, mostly marginal imperfections, else good.
A rare, important map of the world from Heinrich Bünting's "Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae", famous theological commentary. Towns named include; Jerusalem, Damascus and Antioch in the Holy Land.
A small portion of South America is shown at lower left. The Caspian Sea is greatly exaggerated in ...
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Estimate
($ 1,100 - 1,325)

Starting bid
$ 725
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DE MORNAS / DESNOS., Division Generale et Naturelle de la Terre, Suivant les Anciens., antique map, old maps DE MORNAS / DESNOS. - Division Generale et Naturelle de la Terre, Suivant les Anciens.
Paris, 1756, Original Colouring. 300x460mm. In fine conditioning with centrefold as issued, and a little rough around the edges.
A decorative map of the Eastern Hemisphere, illustrating the zones of the world. With an incomplete image of Australia. Russia is labelled Tierre Incognita.
Prepared by de Mornas, who was a professor of geography and history and published by Louis Charles Desnos, active in Paris. From : ...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
AA, P. van der., F. Draakx Schip-vaart door de Straat en Zuyd Zee., antique map, old maps AA, P. van der. - F. Draakx Schip-vaart door de Straat en Zuyd Zee.
Leiden, 1707, Coloured.. 150 x225mm. Very good condition.
An attractive world map in Mercator projection,showing the circumnavigation of Francis Drake. Embellished with a decorative title-cartouche.
Pieter van der Aa was a prolific publisher. He published a.o. ' Naauwkeurge versameling der gedenkwaardigste zee- en land-reysen', a series of accounts ...
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Estimate
($ 400 - 425)

Bid received
$ 325
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BOURGOIN, Pierre. , Mappe Monde Carte Universelle de la Terre Dressee sur les Nouvelles Observations de Mrs de l'Academie Royale des Sciences., antique map, old maps BOURGOIN, Pierre. - Mappe Monde Carte Universelle de la Terre Dressee sur les Nouvelles Observations de Mrs de l'Academie Royale des Sciences.
Paris, ca. 1766, Full recent hand colour. 312x439mm. In excellent condition. With wide margins.
An attractive mid 18th century hemispheric map of the World. With the east and part of the south coast of Australia un-delineated.
New Zealand marked as a single land mass on the extreme end of the Western Hemisphere. ...
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Estimate
($ 1,000 - 1,200)

Starting bid
$ 675
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BRION de la TOUR, L. / DESNOS., Mappe-Monde Dressee pour l'Etude de la Geographie, relativement aux Auteurs les plus Modernes., antique map, old maps BRION de la TOUR, L. / DESNOS. - Mappe-Monde Dressee pour l'Etude de la Geographie, relativement aux Auteurs les plus Modernes.
Paris, 1778, Both original and later colouring.. 365x525mm. In very good condition.
A map depicting the World in two hemispheres. From the 'Atlas Géneral, Civil et Ecclésiastique'. Nicely embellished with a title- cartouche and a decorative border. The hemispheres are supported on the shoulders of two men. Panels of French text flank the map and the whole is surrounded by an elabor... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 600 - 725)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BLAEU, J., Nova et Accuratissima Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Nova et Accuratissima Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula.
Amsterdam, 1662, Coloured.. 408x541mm. Dutch text on verso. Very good impression. Paper very slightly age toned, with some paper wrinkling along center fold. Some marginal tears and old repairs.
A superb double hemisphere world map and one of the earliest world maps to incorporate the discoveries of Tasman in Australia and New Zealand.

Since its appearance as an Appendix in 1630, the atlas launched by Willem Blaeu and continued by his son Joan had expanded greatly. But in spite o...
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Estimate
($ 9,000 - 10,000)

Bid received
$ 8,800
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
PITT, M. / SWART, S. / JANSSONIUS v. WAESBERGHE, Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula., antique map, old maps PITT, M. / SWART, S. / JANSSONIUS v. WAESBERGHE - Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula.
Oxford, 1689, In original colours.. 390x530mm. Different thin fractures due to green oxidation have been repaired with archival tape. A small hole. Old false fold next to center fold with some paper thinning.
An extremely decorative world map. It appeared in the famous 'English Atlas' by Moses Pitt and Steven Swart, and is based on an earlier engraved world map by Pieter van den Keere ca. 1630, which was itself based on Blaeu's earlier map of 1606.
In the title cartouche are the coat of arms of the ...
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Estimate
($ 3,800 - 4,500)

Bid received
$ 2,500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
MERCATOR, R., Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio. . ., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, R. - Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio. . .
Amsterdam, 1587-1619, Coloured.. 290x520mm. A split centerfold has been restored. A couple of water stains. Closed ca. 4cm tear bottom left.
A double-hemisphere map, surrounded by elaborate strap-work border, an armillary sphere, and a 32-point compass.
Rumold Mercator based this map on his father's great world map of 1569. The North Pole is depicted as a landmass surrounding a sea, well described Northwest Passage.
Terra ...
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Estimate
($ 3,500 - 4,000)

Starting bid
$ 2,400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Visscher, N. / D. Stoopendaal., Orbis Terrarum Tabula Recens Emendata Et In Lucem Edita., antique map, old maps Visscher, N. / D. Stoopendaal. - Orbis Terrarum Tabula Recens Emendata Et In Lucem Edita.
Dordrecht / Amsterdam, ca. 1680, attractive later colouring. 355x455mm. good cond.
A world map in two hemispheres, decorated in the corners with the representations of the four continents in allegorical form. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,400 - 1,500)

Bid received
$ 1,050
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MIGEON, J., Planisphere …The World on Mercator’s Projection.  , antique map, old maps MIGEON, J. - Planisphere …The World on Mercator’s Projection.
Paris, 1893., Original colouring. 313x425mm. Excellent, wide original margins.
A highly detailed map of the World on Mercator’s Projection. An interesting vignette bottom left-hand corner showing the Eifel Tower, the Pyramids, The Statue of Liberty, and a Pagoda.
Engraved by Fillatreau, the map by L Smith.

From one of the last decorative atlases published in th...
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Estimate
($ 130 - 160)

Starting bid
$ 90
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
MÜNSTER, Sebastian., Ptolemeisch General Tafel, die Halbe Kugel der Welt Begreiffende​., antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, Sebastian. - Ptolemeisch General Tafel, die Halbe Kugel der Welt Begreiffende​.
Basle, 1572, Original colours. 325x360mm. In very good for such an early map. Paper slightly browned. Centrefold as published. With no restoration!
The second ancient map of the World, based upon the writings of Ptolemy. This map by Sebastian Münster features 12 wind heads and other classic pre-Columbian beliefs about the known World.​ ​
The continents are all primitively shaped and are all connected by a great southern contin...
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Estimate
($ 1,450 - 1,750)

Bid received
$ 1,250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MUNSTER, Sebastian., Ptolemeisch General Tafel/die halbe Kugel der Welt begreissende., antique map, old maps MUNSTER, Sebastian. - Ptolemeisch General Tafel/die halbe Kugel der Welt begreissende.
Basle, ca. 1588, Coloured.. 310x360mm. In very fine condition. Later hand colour. Guard removed and centrefold pressed.
A Ptolemaic world map by the German cartographer Sebastian Münster. Ptolemy wrote two major works in the 2nd century, one being the Geographia, the first world atlas.
Rediscovered in the middle ages, Ptolemy's Geographia had a great influence on 16th century map-makers.
Thi...
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Estimate
($ 900 - 1,100)

Bid received
$ 650
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHERER, H., Repraesentatio Totius Orbis Terraquei Cuius Partes..., antique map, old maps SCHERER, H. - Repraesentatio Totius Orbis Terraquei Cuius Partes...
Munich, 1702, Uncoloured.. 230x350mm. Very good dark impression. Damp stains to the bottom corners, just touching the borders. Light toning to the central fold. A nice example.
Scherer's famous world map on a polar projection. Shading indicates the spread of the Catholic religion. With California shown as an island and "Fretum Anian" above it.

Richly decorated map, with Christ rising above, illustrating the separation of the sheep from the goats ( Matth...
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Estimate
($ 800 - 1,200)

Starting bid
$ 500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
TORNIELLO, A., Situs Partium Praecipuarum Totius Orbis Terrarum., antique map, old maps TORNIELLO, A. - Situs Partium Praecipuarum Totius Orbis Terrarum.
Frankfurt, Jacobus Fischerus, 1609, Uncoloured.. 190x375mm. Etching, uncoulored, very good condition.
Unusual world map from Augustino Torniello's "Anales Sacri et Profani". First state.
The map, a simplified version of Ortelius' world map is on an oval projection with spandrel windhead decorations. In the Arctic there are both Northeast and Northwest Passages. North America bears the name of...
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Estimate
($ 1,000 - 1,100)

Bid received
$ 850
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DE MORNAS / DESNOS., Tableau Chronologique de L’histoire Universelle Depuis la Creation Jusqu’a a Jesus Christ., antique map, old maps DE MORNAS / DESNOS. - Tableau Chronologique de L’histoire Universelle Depuis la Creation Jusqu’a a Jesus Christ.
Paris, 1756, Original Colouring. 300x460mm. In fine condition with centrefold as issued.
This map shows the history from the time of Christ, with the titles; Avant, Premier Age, Histoire Sacree, Histoire Profane and Situation du Paradis Terrestre. It is interesting how Australia is mapped and that Antarctica is missing.
Prepared by by de Mornas, who was a professor of geography and...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CRUCHLEY,  George., The Western & Eastern Hemispheres (Two Circular Maps)., antique map, old maps CRUCHLEY, George. - The Western & Eastern Hemispheres (Two Circular Maps).
London, 1843, Original Colouring. 370x360mm. In fine condition with centrefolds as issued.
George Frederick Cruchley (1797-1880) was a London based book and map seller, active in the middle part of the 19th century. He began his cartographic career as an apprentice at the venerable Aaron Arrowsmith firm.
Cruchley's General Atlas was unique for its period, employing a vivid col...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GILL, G. & Son, The World Ocean and Air Routes., antique map, old maps GILL, G. & Son - The World Ocean and Air Routes.
London, ca. 1950, Original colors. 560x930mm. With wear to the folds. Signs of use and handling. Some staining.
An interesting school map of the World illustrating the air and sea routes. The colouring shows the colonial powers. From Gill's Simplified Wall Map Series.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 75 - 100)

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Starting bid
$ 1
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
DE L'ISLE, G., Theatrum Historicum (and) An Historical Map of the Roman Empire. . ., antique map, old maps DE L'ISLE, G. - Theatrum Historicum (and) An Historical Map of the Roman Empire. . .
Paris, 1705., Original hand colouring. 495x1190mm. In good condition, contemporary colours, paper with original map maker's watermarks. Printed on 2 sheets joined together. Centrefold splits restored and reinforced.
A large map of Europe, the Mediterranean, North Africa and parts of the Middle East, with inset double hemisphere world map. Dated 1705. This lovely map finely engraved with a profusion of details.
The left sheet shows western Europe and the northern Mediterranean basin as far as Crete. The sou...
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Estimate
($ 600 - 725)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3