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DE MORNAS / DESNOS., Position Respective des Peuples de la Terre., antique map, old maps DE MORNAS / DESNOS. - Position Respective des Peuples de la Terre.
Paris, 1790, Original Colouring. 295x480mm. In fine condition with several minor repaired margin tears.
Five circular maps showing the position of various people on the earth. The map features a vignette at the centre bottom.
To the left and right of the map is French text with remarks and descriptions of the map. It is from “Geographie Moderne Historique et Politique”.
Claude Buy de Mornas...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 185)

Starting bid
$ 95
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE MORNAS / DESNOS., Lecon Methodique et Elementaire., antique map, old maps DE MORNAS / DESNOS. - Lecon Methodique et Elementaire.
Paris, 1790, Original Colouring. 295x480mm. In condition with a repaired 2.5" tear at the bottom centre.
Five circular maps showing the position of various people on the earth. The map features a vignette at the centre bottom.
To the left and right of the map is French text with remarks and description of the map. It is from “Geographie Moderne Historique et Politique”.
Claude Buy de Mornas ...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 185)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 8
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DE MORNAS / DESNOS., Suite de Longitude., antique map, old maps DE MORNAS / DESNOS. - Suite de Longitude.
Paris, 1790, Original Colouring. 295x455mm. In fine condition with mild age toning.
A circular map depicting the Equator and lines of Longitude. To the left and right of the map is French text with remarks and descriptions of the map. It is from “Geographie Moderne Historique et Politique”.
Claude Buy de Mornas (d. 1783), was "Géographe du roi" (1764). He produced the Atl...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 185)

Starting bid
$ 95
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE MORNAS / DESNOS., De la Longitude et de la Latitude., antique map, old maps DE MORNAS / DESNOS. - De la Longitude et de la Latitude.
Paris, 1790, Original colouring.. 295x455mm. With usual age toning.
Two empty circular maps of hemispheres depicting the Longitude and Latitude. To the left and right of the map is French text with remarks and descriptions of the map. It is from “Geographie Moderne Historique et Politique”.

Claude Buy de Mornas (d. 1783), was "Géographe du roi" (1764). He...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DE MORNAS / DESNOS., Division Astronomique de la Terre., antique map, old maps DE MORNAS / DESNOS. - Division Astronomique de la Terre.
Paris, 1790, Original Colouring. 295x460mm. In good condition with a small repaired tear in the upper left quadrant.
An empty circular map of a hemisphere depicting the equator and zones including Tropic, Cancer, Tropic and Capricorn.
To the left and right of the map is French text with remarks and descriptions of the map. It is from the “Geographie Moderne Historique et Politique”.

Claude Buy de ...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 185)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 8
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DE MORNAS / DESNOS., Zones., antique map, old maps DE MORNAS / DESNOS. - Zones.
Paris, 1790, Original colouring.. 295x460mm. With light water stain in bottom right corner.
A circular map of the Eastern Hemisphere, depicting the zones of the earth, including Torid, Temper and Glacial.
To the left and right of the map is French text with remarks and descriptions of the map. It is from the “Geographie Moderne Historique et Politique”.

Claude Buy de Mornas...
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Estimate
($ 95 - 100)

This item has no reserve price.
Bid received
$ 23
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Richard Gough / John Cary. , Clog Almanac. , antique map, old maps Richard Gough / John Cary. - Clog Almanac.
London, 1806, Uncoloured . 430x260mm. In good condition with some light age toning.
An interesting engraving of a Clog Almanac published in Camden's Brittania, and engraved by John Cary. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 65
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
WEIGEL, Christoph., Discus Chronologicus in quo Ones Imperatores. . ., antique map, old maps WEIGEL, Christoph. - Discus Chronologicus in quo Ones Imperatores. . .
Nuremburg, 1730, In original colours.. 510x485mm. Chart is age toned and stained to verso. It has two circular dark stains at bottom, some margins have some damage, and some old repairs to wormholes etc.
Centerfold. Overall condition is good / fair. Margins slim.
A circular historical diagram that features a movable paper pointer, the dial is arranged in concentric circles, and the hand moves chronologically from the Holy Roman Emperors on the outside through to Popes and the Kings of Europe from A.D. to 1721 to the inside.
The chart displays a chronolo...
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Estimate
($ 450 - 550)

Starting bid
$ 280
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  [Untitled map of the European countries in a playing grid]., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - [Untitled map of the European countries in a playing grid].
France, ca. 1850, In original colours.. 198x198mm. Lithographed map. Overall very good condition.
Small, accurate lithographed maps of Europe and Asia, embedded in a square playing grid formed by 100 cells.
The 11 cells contain the profile of or a reference to a emperors, some cells show vignettes representing a particular episode of the Gospel, some others contain symbols referring to the ...
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Estimate
($ 90 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ANONYMOUS,  [Untitled map of the European countries in a playing grid]., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - [Untitled map of the European countries in a playing grid].
France, ca. 1850, In original colours.. 205x203mm. Lithographed map. Overall very good condition.
Small, accurate lithographed maps of Europe and Asia, embedded in a square playing grid formed by 100 cells.
The 11 cells contain the profile of or a reference to a emperors, some cells show vignettes representing a particular episode of the Gospel, some others contain symbols referring to the ...
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Estimate
($ 90 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ANONYMOUS,  [Untitled map of the European countries in a playing grid]., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - [Untitled map of the European countries in a playing grid].
France, ca. 1850, In original colours.. 207x208mm. Lithographed map. Overall very good condition.
Small, accurate lithographed maps of Europe and Asia, embedded in a square playing grid formed by 100 cells.
The 11 cells contain the profile of or a reference to a emperors, some cells show vignettes representing a particular episode of the Gospel, some others contain symbols referring to the ...
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Estimate
($ 90 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
RINCE, Echelle geographique tres facille pour Sçavoir Promptement la Distance quil y a de line aleautre des Principales Villes et Forteresses. . ., antique map, old maps RINCE - Echelle geographique tres facille pour Sçavoir Promptement la Distance quil y a de line aleautre des Principales Villes et Forteresses. . .
Paris, c. 1691, Uncoloured.. 490x677mm. Paper browned. Dark impression. With some creasing's along the center fold.
Distance table between French, German, Belgium and Dutch towns. Each place name with a short comment. With large decorative title cartouche with short explanation how to use the table.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 70 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 6
DU VAL, P.,  Le jeu des Princes de l'empire d'Allemagne par P. du Val. . ., antique map, old maps DU VAL, P. - Le jeu des Princes de l'empire d'Allemagne par P. du Val. . .
Paris, 1675-1676, In original o/l colours.. 395x466mm. In good condition. Good and dark impression. Some light marginal foxing, slightly affecting the printed area.
One of Du Val's magnificent sets of game cards, included in his atlas "Cartes de Geographie".
Dated 1674.

By the Peace of Westphalia (1648) sovereignty was granted to the various German princes of about 300 German states, and the country became known as the Germanies.
The most...
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Estimate
($ 1,800 - 2,000)

Starting bid
$ 1,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MEISNER, D.,  Montaigne de Ca., antique map, old maps MEISNER, D. - Montaigne de Ca.
Frankfurt, 1623-1678, Uncoloured.. 100x145mm. Copper engraving. A good and dark impression. Very good.
In the foreground a couple of which the man is holding a quadrant. With a verse in two languages underneath the picture.
The poet and topographer from Comothau, Daniel Meisner (1585-1625), started his first publication entitled Thesaurus Philo-Politicus in Frankfurt in 1623, ini...
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Estimate
($ 75 - 85)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Mapmakers / Explorers
VERMEULEN.,  Alexius Hubertus Jaillot . . ., antique map, old maps VERMEULEN. - Alexius Hubertus Jaillot . . .
Paris, ca 1700, Uncoloured.. 380x300mm. Cut on neat line and pasted on a larger sheet. Dark impression.
Copper engraving portrait of Alexis Hubert Jaillot (ca. 1632- 1712) holding a folio atlas in right hand and compass in left, more books behind. Engraved by Cornelis Martinus Vermeulen (1644 – 1708) a Flemish Baroque engraver. After a painting of Culin.

Jaillot followed Nicholas Sanson ...
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Estimate
($ 700 - 800)

Starting bid
$ 600
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
POUND, D.J.,  David Livingstone, ESQre L.L.D. H.M.Consul at Duillimane, East Africa., antique map, old maps POUND, D.J. - David Livingstone, ESQre L.L.D. H.M.Consul at Duillimane, East Africa.
London, ca. 1870, Uncoloured.. 315x173mm. In good condition. Dark impression. Wide margins, paper slightly toned.
Steel engraved portrait of David Livingstone (19 March 1813 – 1 May 1873), engraved by D.J.Pound after a photography by Mayall. Published as supplement to "The Illustrated News of the World".

Liningstone was a Scottish Congregationalist pioneer medical missionary with the London Missiona...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HOUBRAKEN, J.,  Sr Walter Ralegh., antique map, old maps HOUBRAKEN, J. - Sr Walter Ralegh.
London, John and Paul Knapton, 1743, Uncoloured.. 370x227mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Copper engraved portrait of Sir Walter Raleigh (ca. 1554 – 1618) by Jacob Houbraken (1698 – 1780), from Thomas Birch's "The Heads of Ilustrious Persons of Great Britain".

Sir Walter Raleigh was an English aristocrat, writer, poet, soldier, courtier, spy, and explorer. He is also well know...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 220
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ADAM.,  Alexandre Mackenzie., antique map, old maps ADAM. - Alexandre Mackenzie.
London, ca. 1799, Uncoloured.. 135x115mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Copper engraving portrait of Alexander Mackenzie, engraved by Adam after a design of Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769–1830).
Mackenzie was born in Stornoway, Scotland, in 1764. When he was a young man he joined the Canadian-owned North West Fur Company and in 1778 he established Fort Chipewayan on Lak...
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Estimate
($ 175 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
RADOS, L.,  Giorgio Anson Ammiraglio Inglese., antique map, old maps RADOS, L. - Giorgio Anson Ammiraglio Inglese.
Ca. 1800, Uncoloured.. 190x120mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Copper engraved portrait of George Anson, 1st Baron Anson PC, FRS, RN (23 April 1697 – 6 June 1762), engraved by L. Rados after G.B.Bosio.
Anson was a British admiral and a wealthy aristocrat, noted for his circumnavigation of the globe and his role overseeing the Royal Navy during the Seven Ye...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Jean Denys Barbieé du Bocage Geograph des Franz. Ministeriums der auswärtigen Angelegenheiten., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Jean Denys Barbieé du Bocage Geograph des Franz. Ministeriums der auswärtigen Angelegenheiten.
Hanau, ca. 1803, Uncoloured.. 140x90mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Stipple engraved portrait of Jean Denis Barbie du Bocage (1760 - 1825), probably engraved by Conrad Westermayr.
Jean Denys Barbieé was a French cartographer active in Paris during late 18th and early 19th centuries. Jean Denis was trained as a cartographer and engraver in the workshops of map...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE LAMERSSIN II, N.,  Nicolas Bion Ingenieur du Roy . . ., antique map, old maps DE LAMERSSIN II, N. - Nicolas Bion Ingenieur du Roy . . .
Paris, ca. 1690, Uncoloured.. 208x145mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Copper engraved portrait of Nicolas Bion, engraved by Nicolas II de Larmessin (1632-1694). Bion was a French mathematician and maker of globes and scientific instruments. In 1681 he opened an atelier on the Quai de l'Horloge at the sign of the Quart de cercle. His official title was Ingénieur du Roi... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHLEUEN, J.D.,  Danton Fridrich Büsching., antique map, old maps SCHLEUEN, J.D. - Danton Fridrich Büsching.
Hamburg, ca. 1770, Uncoloured.. 152x93mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Copper engraved portrait of the geographer Anton Friedrich Büsching (1724–1793), engraved by Johann David Schleuen ( (active 1740-1774).
Büsching was a celebrated German theologian and geographer, who helped develop a scientific basis for the study of geography by stressing statistics rather ...
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Estimate
($ 180 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GABRIEL.,  Jacques Cook, Né à Marton dans la province d'York. . ., antique map, old maps GABRIEL. - Jacques Cook, Né à Marton dans la province d'York. . .
1781, Uncoloured.. 155x95mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Steel engraved portrait of James Cook (1728-1779), navigator, born on 27 October 1728 at Marton-in-Cleveland, Yorkshire, England, the son of a Scottish labourer and his Yorkshire wife. He grew up on a farm at Great Ayton, attending the village school, and at 17 was apprenticed to a shopkeeper at Sta... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 175 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
JENTZEN, F.,  Captain James Cook., antique map, old maps JENTZEN, F. - Captain James Cook.
London, Alexander Hogg, 1781, Uncoloured.. 345x225mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Copper engraved portrait of James Cook (1728-1779), published in "A new, authentic, and complete collection of voyages round the world" published in London by Alexander Hogg [1784-86]. Engraved by Thornton.
Cook was born on 27 October 1728 at Marton-in-Cleveland, Yorkshire, England, the son of ...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
JENTZEN, F.,  Carl Ritter, antique map, old maps JENTZEN, F. - Carl Ritter
Berlin, ca. 1850, Uncoloured.. 340x195mm. In good condition. Dark impression and good margins.
Lithographed portrait of Carl Ritter (August 7, 1779 – September 28, 1859) after a design by Prof. Krüger and lithographed by F. Jentzen. Published by G.Reimer in Berlin. Ritter was a German geographer. Along with Alexander von Humboldt, he is considered one of the founders of modern geography. From... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Joseph Acerbi., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Joseph Acerbi.
ca. 1840, Uncoloured.. 230x180mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Contemporary stipple engraved portrait of Giuseppe Acerbi (1773 – 1846) . Acerbi was an Italian explorer and naturalist, born in Castel Goffredo. In 1798 Acerbi travelled to Lapland, publishing his experiences in Travel through Sweden, Finland and Lapland to the North Cap in the years 1798 and 1799 ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 140 - 175)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Ferdinand Magellanus., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Ferdinand Magellanus.
London, John Ogilby, 1671, Uncoloured.. 280x165mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Copper engraved portrait of Ferdinand Magellan (ca. 1480 – 1521) from Ogilby's 'America', an English edition of Montanus' 'De Nieuwe En Onbekende Weereld', published the same year by Meurs.
Magellan was a Portuguese explorer. He was born in Sabrosa, in northern Portugal, and served King Charle...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Bid received
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Karsten Niebuhr., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Karsten Niebuhr.
Weimar, 1810, Uncoloured.. 135x90mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Stipple engraved portrait of Carsten Niebuhr or Karsten Niebuhr (1733 – 1815), published in F. J. Bertuch "Allgemeine geographische Ephemeriden".
Niebuhr was a German mathematician, cartographer, and explorer in the service of Denmark, is renowned for his travels on the Arabian peninsula.
...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
KILIAN, W.,  Petrus Apianus Leisnicensis., antique map, old maps KILIAN, W. - Petrus Apianus Leisnicensis.
Augsburg, ca.. 1700, Uncoloured.. 160x117mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Rare copper engraved portrait of Petrus Apianus (1495 – 1552) by Wolfgang Philipp Kilian. Peter Apian, was a German humanist, known for his works in mathematics, astronomy and cartography.
He was born as Peter Bienewitz (or Bennewitz) in Leisnig in Saxony, his father was a shoemaker. The famil...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HONDIUS, H.,  Sebastienus Munsterus., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, H. - Sebastienus Munsterus.
The Hague, 1602, Uncoloured.. 170x122mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Rare copper engraved portrait of Sebastian Münster (1488 – 1552) by Henricus Hondius (1573-1666) of The Hague. Published in Jacob Verheiden: "Praestantium aliquot theologum ... Affbeeldingen von sommighe Mannen, die bestreden hebben den roomschen Antichrist.".

Münster was a German cartogr...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
WESTERMAYR, F.,  D.F. Sotzmann., antique map, old maps WESTERMAYR, F. - D.F. Sotzmann.
Berlin ? , ca. 1850, Uncoloured.. 145x85mm. Stippel engraving. In good condition.
Portrait of Daniel Friedrich Sotzmann (1754 - 1840), engraved by F. Westermayr. Sotzman was a German cartographer and surveyor. He is considered the main initiator of the commercial cartography in Berlin.
Daniel F. Sotzmann, the son of a Spandau pewterer comes from a family of craftsmen receive...
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Estimate
($ 175 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE BRY, Th.,  Joan Schonerus Mathematicus., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Joan Schonerus Mathematicus.
Frankfurt a.M. 1597 - 1599, Uncoloured.. 137x105mm. Very fine condition. Dark impression.
Very decorative portrait of Johannes Schöner (January 16, 1477 in Karlstadt am Main – January 16, 1547 in Nürnberg), engraved by Theodor de Bry (1528-1593) and published in Jean Jacques Boissard, "Icones Virorum Illustrium".

Schöner was a renowned and respected German polymath. It is b...
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Estimate
($ 350 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DE BRY, Th.,  Johannes Hugonis a Linschoten  Haerlemensis aeta 35 A° 1598 Soufrir pour parvenir., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Johannes Hugonis a Linschoten Haerlemensis aeta 35 A° 1598 Soufrir pour parvenir.
Frankfurt a.M. 1597 - 1599, Uncoloured.. 155x130mm. Very fine condition. Dark impression.
Very decorative portrait of Jan Huyghen van Linschoten (1563, Haarlem – 8 February 1611, Enkhuizen), engraved by Theodor de Bry (1528-1593) and published in Jean Jacques Boissard, "Icones Virorum Illustrium".

Jan Huyghen van Linschoten was a Dutch Protestant merchant, traveller and h...
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Estimate
($ 350 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DE BRY, Th.,  Christophorus Columus Ligur Indiarum  Prim invet A°1492, antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Christophorus Columus Ligur Indiarum Prim invet A°1492
Frankfurt a.M. 1597 - 1599, Uncoloured.. 155x130mm. Very fine condition. Right hand margin a bit short. Dark impression.
Very decorative portrait of Christopher Columbus (c. 31 October 1451 – 20 May 1506), engraved by Theodor de Bry (1528-1593) and published in Jean Jacques Boissard, "Icones Virorum Illustrium".

Columbus was an explorer, colonizer, and navigator, born in the Republic of Genoa, in north-w...
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Estimate
($ 450 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DE BRY, Th.,  Wolgangus Lazius Historic Caesare., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Wolgangus Lazius Historic Caesare.
Frankfurt a.M. 1597 - 1599, Uncoloured.. 137x105mm. Very fine condition.
Very decorative portrait of Wolfgang Lazius, engraved by Theodor de Bry (1528-1593) and published in Jean Jacques Boissard, "Icones Virorum Illustrium".

Wolfgang Laz, better known by his Latinized name Wolfgang Lazius (October 31, 1514 – June 19, 1565), was an Austrian humanist who wor...
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Estimate
($ 275 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DE BRY, Th.,  Petrus Apianus Binvitzius Astrologus, antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Petrus Apianus Binvitzius Astrologus
Frankfurt a.M. 1597 - 1599, Uncoloured.. 137x110mm. Very fine condition.
Very decorative portrait of Petrus Apianus (April 16, 1495 – April 21, 1552), engraved by Theodor de Bry (1528-1593) and published in Jean Jacques Boissard, "Icones Virorum Illustrium".

Petrus Apianus (April 16, 1495 – April 21, 1552), also known as Peter Apian, was a German humanist,...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FICQUET,  Antoine François Prevost . . ., antique map, old maps FICQUET - Antoine François Prevost . . .
Paris, ca. 1750, Uncoloured.. 143x93mm. Very good condition. Dark impression.
Portrait of Antoine François Prevost (1697 – 1763), engraved by Ficquet after a design of F.Schmidt.
Prevost was born at Hesdin, Artois, and first appears with the full name of Prévost d'Exiles, in a letter to the booksellers of Amsterdam in 1731.
At the end of 1716 he left the Jesuits to j...
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Estimate
($ 75 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Nicola Copernico., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Nicola Copernico.
Venice, 1666, Uncoloured.. 118x85mm. Very good condition. Dark impression.
Portrait of Nicola Copernico. Rare portrait of the Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus published in "Elogii D' Hvomini Letterati Scritti", by Lorenzo Crasso.
Astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was instrumental in establishing the concept of a heliocentric solar system, in which the sun, rather th...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Bid received
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Francesco Baconi Baron di Verulamio., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Francesco Baconi Baron di Verulamio.
Venice, 1666, Uncoloured.. 125x90mm. Very good condition. Dark impression.
Portrait of Francis Bacon, published in "Elogii D' Hvomini Letterati Scritti", by Lorenzo Crasso.
Called the father of empiricism, Sir Francis Bacon is credited with establishing and popularizing the “scientific method” of inquiry into natural phenomena.
Throughout his life, Bacon lived mos...
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Estimate
($ 80 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Jean De Sacro Busto., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Jean De Sacro Busto.
France, ca. 1700, Uncoloured.. 122x70mm. Very good condition. Dark impression.
Portrait of Johannes de Sacro Bosco c. 1195 – c. 1256), a scholar, monk and astronomer who was a teacher at the University of Paris. He wrote a short astronomy textbook, "Tractatus de Sphaera", which was widely read and influential in Europe during the later medieval centuries as an introduction to ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Dom Vasco Da Gama., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Dom Vasco Da Gama.
c. 1800, Uncoloured.. 90x65mm. Steel engraving Very good condition. Dark impression.
Portrait of Dom Vasco da Gama (c.1460 - 1524) , was a Portuguese explorer. He became famous for being the first European explorer to leave Europe by ship and sail to India by going around Africa.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  P. Famiano Strada., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - P. Famiano Strada.
Venice, 1666, Uncoloured.. 120x80mm. Very good condition. Dark impression.
Portrait of Famiano Strada, published in "Elogii D' Hvomini Letterati Scritti", by Lorenzo Crasso. Famiano Strada (1572–1649) was a Jesuit writer, who was born in Rome, Strada taught rhetoric at the Collegio Romano. He is best known for his history of the revolt of the Netherlands, "De bello belgico... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 90
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DESROCHERS, E.,  Christophe Colomb . . ., antique map, old maps DESROCHERS, E. - Christophe Colomb . . .
Paris, 1720, Uncoloured.. 140x100mm. Very good impression.
Fine portrait of Christopher Columbus (c.?1451 – 1506) engraved and published by Étienne Jehandier Desrochers ( Lyon 1668 - Paris 1741).
Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer. He completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean. Those voyages and his efforts to ...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DESROCHERS, E.,  Ticho-Braché . . ., antique map, old maps DESROCHERS, E. - Ticho-Braché . . .
Paris, 1720, Uncoloured.. 140x100mm. Very good impression. Good margins.
Uncommon portrait of Tycho Brahe, (1546 - 1601) engraved and published by Étienne Jehandier Desrochers ( Lyon 1668 - Paris 1741).
Brahe was a Danish astronomer whose work in developing astronomical instruments and in measuring and fixing the positions of stars paved the way for future discove...
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Estimate
($ 100 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MÜNSTER, S.,  Seb. Munst. Ayant 60. Ans., antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - Seb. Munst. Ayant 60. Ans.
Basle, ca. 1552, Uncoloured.. 135x163mm. Wood block print with letter press. Paper slightly age toned. Size of sheet 185 x 300 mm.
This is a portrait of Sebastian Munster at age 60. On a full sheet of French text.
Sebastian Münster (1489 - 1552) was one of the three most renowned cartographers of the sixteenth century, along with Mercator and Ortelius....
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Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS,A.,  (Portrait of Abraham Ortelius), antique map, old maps ORTELIUS,A. - (Portrait of Abraham Ortelius)
Antwerp, 1592, Coloured.. 320x215mm. Lower left corner restored, not affecting the image. Good condition.
No text on verso. Page size: 38,3 x 28 cm, slightly trimmed.
The famous head and shoulder portrait of Ortelius aged 50, engraved by Philippe Galle, included in his atlas.
famous cartographer born in Antwerp and after studying Greek, Latin and mathematics set up business there with his sister, as a book dealer and 'painter of maps'. Travelling widely, es...
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Estimate
($ 600 - 700)

Starting bid
$ 450
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
HOMANN, J.B.,  [Portrait] Johannes Baptista Homann . . ., antique map, old maps HOMANN, J.B. - [Portrait] Johannes Baptista Homann . . .
Nuremberg, c.1740, Uncoloured.. 380x270mm. In very good condition.
Stunning full portrait of the Imperial Geographer of the Holy Roman Empire, Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724) who was born in the Bavarian town of Kammlach.
Educated at a Jesuit school, he eventually became a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences. As an Imperial Geographer he had special ...
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Estimate
($ 500 - 600)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Title Pages
BICKHAM the Elder, George, Britannia., antique map, old maps BICKHAM the Elder, George - Britannia.
London, 1748, Uncoloured.. 255x160mm. Slight age toning and light spotting.
A decorative frontispiece engraved by George Bickham the Elder drawn by Hubert-François Bourguignon, Gravelot.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
GIUSTINIANI, P., Delle Guerre  di Fiandra, Libri VI (Title Page)., antique map, old maps GIUSTINIANI, P. - Delle Guerre di Fiandra, Libri VI (Title Page).
Antwerp, 1609, Coloured.. 215x150mm. In fine condition with paper slightly age toned.
Fine copper engraved title page from “The Wars of Flanders, Book VI”. Antwerp, First edition by P. Giustiniani and Joseph Camurini in Antwerp in 1609. The book contained an interesting description of the wars of Flanders from the Spanish point of view. Features symetrical angels, putti, flag bearers... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 125 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 70
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MEISNER, D., Thesauri Philopolitici  Tomi Secundi Pars Quarta (Title Page), antique map, old maps MEISNER, D. - Thesauri Philopolitici Tomi Secundi Pars Quarta (Title Page)
Frankfurt, 1630, Coloured.. 130x150mm. In fine condition with light age toning.
Striking, highly decorative title page from a rare work by Daniel Meisner "Thesauri Philo-Politici Oder Politisches Schatzkästlein guter Herren und bestendiger Freund…" printed by Eberhard Kieser and published in Frankfort in 1630. The plate shows in each corner the representation of four cDeadly Si... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 110 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 65
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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