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ANONYMOUS,  [Manuscript] Groot Brittanie en Ierland., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - [Manuscript] Groot Brittanie en Ierland.
Netherlands, 1862, In original colours.. 351x284mm. Pen and ink on paper. Some very minor browning and a few light brown spots in center of map. A few splits north to Ireland, underlaid.
Decorative manuscript map drawn by a Dutch scholar on July 18th 1862. Indicating major cities, rivers and roads.
Including England, Scotland and Ireland....
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$ 80
Approx. Euro 69  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
WYLD, J.,  A Map of England, Wales & Scotland.., antique map, old maps WYLD, J. - A Map of England, Wales & Scotland..
London, 1863, In original colours.. 723x605mm. Due to its size paper has extra vertical fold, contemp. underlaid with linen. Generally in good condition.
Very detailed map of England, Wales and Scotland. In upper right hand corner inset map of northern part of Scotland.
James Wyld (the younger) was geographer to the Queen and H.R.H. Prince Albert. Joined his father's business in 1830. His address was from 1835 until 1860: Charing Cross East next...
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$ 90
Approx. Euro 77  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
British Isles cities / portraits
SCHEDEL, H.,  Tercia Etas Mundi. Folium.XLVI (A English town view), antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Tercia Etas Mundi. Folium.XLVI (A English town view)
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Coloured.. 420x306mm. Letter press with wood block prints. Size of the sheet : 420x306mm. Dark impression on large sheet. Some browning in upper margin.
Large woodcut depicting an imaginary English town (235x223mm.) and on verso the genealogy of King David.
Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: Nuremberg Chronicle, published the year that Columbus returned to Europe after discovering America. ...
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$ 600
Approx. Euro 516  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE CLERCK, N.,  Eduardus Princeps Cambriae, Terror Gallorum., antique map, old maps DE CLERCK, N. - Eduardus Princeps Cambriae, Terror Gallorum.
Amsterdam, Cloppenburch, 1621, Uncoloured.. 180x120mm. Copperplate engraving on text leaf with letterpress. Page slightly age-toned. Minor marginal spots and water stain at the bottom of the sheet. Size of paper : 31x 19cm.
The engraving depicts a half length oval portrait of Edward Prince of Wales.
Nicolaes de Clerck (de Klerc) was active as engraver and publisher in Delft from 1599-1621.
Included in the rare book : Wereld Spiegel, waer in vertoontword de Beschryvinge der Rijken Staten, ende vorstendommen...
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$ 25
Approx. Euro 22  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MEISNER, D.,  Nonclutz. [Nonsuch Place near London], antique map, old maps MEISNER, D. - Nonclutz. [Nonsuch Place near London]
Frankfurt, 1623-1678, Uncoloured.. 100x145mm. Copper engraving. Some light marginal water stains. A good and dark impression. Else very good.
A very nice view of the castle Nonsuch Place near London. On the foreground, a pelican, a doe, a rabbit, a fox and a wild cat, among with two noble man. With a verse in two languages underneath the picture.
The poet and topographer from Comothau, Daniel Meisner (1585-1625), started his first pu...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 86  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
MALLET, A.M.,  Londres - die Stedt Londen., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - Londres - die Stedt Londen.
Frankfurt, 1684, Uncoloured.. 143x98mm. Good impression. Very good condition.
A finely engraved perspective view of the city of London, with people, animals and buildings in the foreground, on the south side of the river, London Bridge across the Thames with sailing ships and the city beyond. The title appears on a banner in the sky.
From the German text edition of Des...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ALLARD,C.,  London., antique map, old maps ALLARD,C. - London.
Amsterdam, 1695, Uncoloured.. 210x268mm. A good and dark impression. Margins cut off at neat line. Paper slightly browned and a few outer marginal splits. Brown tape on verso.
Rare panoramic view of London. Engraved by T.Doesburgh for Carel Allard’s “Orbis habitabilis Oppida et Vestitutus” [“Towns and Costumes of the Inhabited World”]. The work comprised views of cities coupled with somewhat fanciful renderings of figures in local fashions. London is showing as a panoram... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 550
Approx. Euro 473  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
HOMANN, J,B.,  Urbium Londini et West-Monasterii nec non Surburbii Southwark Accurata Ichnographia ,., Neuester Grundris der Staedte London und West-Munster, Samt der Vorstadt Southwark ,.,, antique map, old maps HOMANN, J,B. - Urbium Londini et West-Monasterii nec non Surburbii Southwark Accurata Ichnographia ,., Neuester Grundris der Staedte London und West-Munster, Samt der Vorstadt Southwark ,.,
Nuremberg, 1736, In original colours,. 508x1660mm. A 3-sheet plan, some light water staining, discolouration along joints, a few printer's creases. Lower margin cut to neat line. Overall still in good condition for such a large view.
Detailed plan of London, extending from Grosvenor Square in the west to Mile End to the east, To the right inset views of St, James's Square, and Custom House, elevations of St, Paul's and the Royal Exchange, shipping on the Thames and a compass rose off Millbank, only included in a deluxe edition,... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 4,000
Approx. Euro 3,440  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
CHEREAU, J. / AVELINE, P.A.,  A view of Westminster bridge.  Vue du pont Westminster., antique map, old maps CHEREAU, J. / AVELINE, P.A. - A view of Westminster bridge. Vue du pont Westminster.
Paris, ca.1750, Uncoloured.. 370x578mm. A larger paper copy (495x645mm.), in very good to mint condition.
A very decorative and extremely rare town-view of river Themes and Westminster bridge in London, including a six line description in French and English. Published by Jacques Chéreau, (1688 - 1776). With the address " A Paris chez Chéreau rue St. Jacques au Coq proche la ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,300
Approx. Euro 1,978  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ACADEMIE,  Vue de l'Hotel du Lord Maire, qui comprend.. (London), antique map, old maps ACADEMIE - Vue de l'Hotel du Lord Maire, qui comprend.. (London)
Augsburg 1750, In original colours.. 272x394mm. So called optical print. In very good condition.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devices and special engravings to be viewed through them. In the 18th century, a type of perspective print came into existence, whose exagge... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ACADEMIE,  Vue de la Maison de Northumberland a Charing Cross. . ., antique map, old maps ACADEMIE - Vue de la Maison de Northumberland a Charing Cross. . .
Augsburg 1750, In attractive original colours.. 279x396mm. Very light waterstain in upper left and righthand margin hardly affecting the engraved area. In very good condition.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devices and special engravings to be viewed through them. In the 18th century, a type of perspective print came into existence, whose exagge... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYME,  A View of the grand Palace of Westminster. / Vüe du Palais Episcopal de Westminster., antique map, old maps ANONYME - A View of the grand Palace of Westminster. / Vüe du Palais Episcopal de Westminster.
London, c.1750, In attractive strong original colours.. 250x413mm. As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in pristine condition are extremely rare.
So-called optical print illustrating a perspective view of the old Palace of Westminster where the Lords and Commons met and the square facing it.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical v...
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$ 375
Approx. Euro 323  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
CHEREAU, J.,  Vue perspective du palais episcopal de Westminster., antique map, old maps CHEREAU, J. - Vue perspective du palais episcopal de Westminster.
Paris, ca. 1750, Original colours.. 233x410mm. So-called optical print. In fine condition. Some very light marginal staining.
So-called optical print illustrating a perspective view of the old Palace of Westminster where the Lords and Commons met and the square facing it.. Published by Jacques Chereau, who was a well-known publisher of optical prints, established in rue St. Jacques in Paris.
In the eighteenth and nin...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 129  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
ACADEMIE,  Vue de l Hotel du Lord Maire, qui comprend la Façade, et le Cot' Occidental de Londres., antique map, old maps ACADEMIE - Vue de l Hotel du Lord Maire, qui comprend la Façade, et le Cot' Occidental de Londres.
Augsburg, 1750, Original colours.. 301x415mm. Windows are cut out and backed with coloured paper. Good and dark impression. Some ageing and signs of use.
Shows the famous Lord Mayor's coach driving through London. The Lord Mayor's coach is famous for its role in the Lord Mayor's Show, which is one of the longest established annual events in London, dating back to 1535.

Engraved by Balth. Frederic Leizelt. Optical print turned into an illum...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 86  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
ANONYMOUS,  A View of S. James's Palace Pall Mall. - Vues du Palais royal de S.Jacques Pall Mall., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - A View of S. James's Palace Pall Mall. - Vues du Palais royal de S.Jacques Pall Mall.
Paris, 1753, In attractive strong original colours.. 232x381mm. A fine copy. Mint condition.
As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in pristine condition are extremely rare.
So-called optical print illustrating a perspective view of St James's Palace, Pall Mall. The gatehouse of St James's Palace is on the left.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing d...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 430  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
SAYER, R.,  A View of the Grand Walk &c in Vauxhall gardens taken from the Entrance. Publish'd according to Act of Parliament.., antique map, old maps SAYER, R. - A View of the Grand Walk &c in Vauxhall gardens taken from the Entrance. Publish'd according to Act of Parliament..
London, 1759, In attractive strong original colours.. 235x380mm. Faint marginal foxing. Very good condition.
As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in pristine condition are extremely rare.
So-called optical print illustrating Vauxhall gardens.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devices and special engravings to be viewed through them. In the 18th century the o...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DAUMONT,  Vue Interieure de la Bourse Royale à Londres., antique map, old maps DAUMONT - Vue Interieure de la Bourse Royale à Londres.
Paris, 1760, Original colours.. 270x408mm. Paper slightly age-toned as usual.
So-called optical print of the London stock exchange.
Daumont was a well-known publisher of optical prints, established in Paris. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devices and ...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 387  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
CHEREAU.,  Vue et perspective d'un Jardin du Roy d'Angleterre aux environs de Londres., antique map, old maps CHEREAU. - Vue et perspective d'un Jardin du Roy d'Angleterre aux environs de Londres.
Paris, 1760, In original colours.. 260x420mm. Very good impression. In usual good condition. Scarce in this condition.
So called optical print of one of the King's Royal Gardens in the London vicinities.
Published by the brothers Chéreau, active in Paris at rue St. Jacques au dessus de la Fontaine St. Severin aux 2 colonnes N°257. .
François Chéreau was born in 1680 in Blois, it is unknown when he s...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 129  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CHEREAU.,  Vue du Palais Royal de Hampton Court a 15 Mille de Londres., antique map, old maps CHEREAU. - Vue du Palais Royal de Hampton Court a 15 Mille de Londres.
Paris, 1760, In original colours.. 235x360mm. Mint condition. Very good impression.
So called optical print of the Hampton Court Royal Palace Royal Gardens near London.
Published by the brothers Chéreau, active in Paris at rue St. Jacques au dessus de la Fontaine St. Severin aux 2 colonnes N°257. .
François Chéreau was born in 1680 in Blois, it is unknown when he ...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 129  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
CHEREAU.,  Prospectus Purfleet ad Tamesim in Comitatu Essex Representant le Purfleet sur la Tamise dans le Comté d'Essex. 21e VUE d'Optique., antique map, old maps CHEREAU. - Prospectus Purfleet ad Tamesim in Comitatu Essex Representant le Purfleet sur la Tamise dans le Comté d'Essex. 21e VUE d'Optique.
Paris, 1760, In original colours.. 225x390mm. Very good impression.
A so called optical print of the vessel Purfleet navigating on the River Thames in Essex, England.
Published by the brothers Chéreau, active in Paris at rue St. Jacques au dessus de la Fontaine St. Severin aux 2 colonnes N°257. .
François Chéreau was born in 1680 in Blois, it is u...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
CHEREAU.,  Vue de la Partie Sud Est du Château de Windsor avec la Famille Royale sur la Terrasse. Et vue du Palais de la Reine., antique map, old maps CHEREAU. - Vue de la Partie Sud Est du Château de Windsor avec la Famille Royale sur la Terrasse. Et vue du Palais de la Reine.
Paris, 1760, In original colours.. 285x435mm. In very good condition.
A so called optical print view of the Royal family at the terrace of the South East wing of Windsor Castle as well as the Queen's Palace.
Published by the brothers Chéreau, active in Paris at rue St. Jacques au dessus de la Fontaine St. Severin aux 2 colonnes N°257. .
François Ch...
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$ 200
Approx. Euro 172  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CHEREAU, F.,  Universatis ae Reginae Collegiorum prospectus Oxfordiae Représentant le College de l'Université, et celui de la Reine a Oxford. 63 Vue d'optique., antique map, old maps CHEREAU, F. - Universatis ae Reginae Collegiorum prospectus Oxfordiae Représentant le College de l'Université, et celui de la Reine a Oxford. 63 Vue d'optique.
Paris, 1760, In original colours.. 255x415mm. Several faint water stains in engraved area. Else in good condition.
A so called optical print of Queens College on High Street in Oxford. As most optical prints, due to the fact that they are used to be looked at in a mirror, the subject is mirror-imaged !
Published by the brothers Chéreau, active in Paris at rue St. Jacques au dessus de la Fontaine St. Se...
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$ 275
Approx. Euro 237  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CHEREAU.,  Vue d'une des Maison de Plaisance et d'une partie du Parc du Comte de Burlington du Coté de la Tamise., antique map, old maps CHEREAU. - Vue d'une des Maison de Plaisance et d'une partie du Parc du Comte de Burlington du Coté de la Tamise.
Paris, 1760, In original colours.. 260x410mm. In very good condition.
A so called optical print of Burlington County and the River Thames.
Published by the brothers Chéreau, active in Paris at rue St. Jacques au dessus de la Fontaine St. Severin aux 2 colonnes N°257. .
François Chéreau was born in 1680 in Blois, it is unknown when he settled in Paris...
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$ 230
Approx. Euro 198  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HUQUIER,  Vüe de la Place de Grosvenor a Londres., antique map, old maps HUQUIER - Vüe de la Place de Grosvenor a Londres.
Paris, 1760, Original colours.. 265x373mm. A fine copy. Very good condition.
As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in pristine condition are extremely rare.
So-called optical print illustrating a perspective view of Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, London. The centrepiece of the 100 acre Grosvenor Estate, it was built between 1725-31, laid out with large handsomely equipped houses, and has always attracted residents of the highest soc... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 400
Approx. Euro 344  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DAUMONT,  6e Vüe d'Optique Représentant Le Chœur de la Cathedrale de St. Paul de Londres., antique map, old maps DAUMONT - 6e Vüe d'Optique Représentant Le Chœur de la Cathedrale de St. Paul de Londres.
Paris, 1760, Original colours.. 278x412mm. A fine copy. Some paint smudge on the title. Very good condition, dark impression.
As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in pristine condition are extremely rare.
So-called optical print illustrating a perspective view of the interior of the Saint Paul Cathedral in London.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devic...
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$ 200
Approx. Euro 172  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DAUMONT,  5e Vue d'Optique Representant La Vue interieure de la Cathedralle de St. Paul de Londres., antique map, old maps DAUMONT - 5e Vue d'Optique Representant La Vue interieure de la Cathedralle de St. Paul de Londres.
Paris, 1760, Original colours.. 245x388mm. A fine copy. Very good condition and dark impression.
As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in pristine condition are extremely rare.
So-called optical print illustrating a perspective view of the interior of the Saint Paul cathedral in London. Engraved by la Marcade.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produc...
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$ 200
Approx. Euro 172  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DAUMONT,  40e Vue d'Optique Representant Le Parc Royal de St. James a Londres., antique map, old maps DAUMONT - 40e Vue d'Optique Representant Le Parc Royal de St. James a Londres.
Paris, 1760, In attractive strong original colours.. 265x376mm. Mint condition.
As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in pristine condition are extremely rare.
So-called optical print illustrating a perspective view of Saint James Park, in London.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devices and special engravin...
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 215  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DAUMONT,  39e Vüe d'Optique Representant L'Hotel du Lord Maire de Londre., antique map, old maps DAUMONT - 39e Vüe d'Optique Representant L'Hotel du Lord Maire de Londre.
Paris, 1760, Original colours.. 240x380mm. A fine copy. Very good condition.
As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in pristine condition are extremely rare.
So-called optical print illustrating a perspective view of Somerset House on the Strand in London.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devices and speci...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 387  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DAUMONT,  26e Vüe d'Optique Representant L'Abbaye de Westminster et de l'Eglise Ste. Marguerite à Londres., antique map, old maps DAUMONT - 26e Vüe d'Optique Representant L'Abbaye de Westminster et de l'Eglise Ste. Marguerite à Londres.
Paris, 1760, In attractive strong original colours.. 255x390mm. Mint. condition.
As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in pristine condition are extremely rare.
So-called optical print illustrating a perspective view of the Westminster Abbey, in London.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devices and special en...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 387  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
ANONYME,  Vuë du dedans de l'Eglise de St. MARTIN à Londre., antique map, old maps ANONYME - Vuë du dedans de l'Eglise de St. MARTIN à Londre.
Paris, 1760, In attractive strong original colours.. 272x410mm. A fine copy. Very good condition.
As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in pristine condition are extremely rare.
So-called optical print illustrating a perspective view of the central aisle of St. Martin's church, in London.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devi...
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 215  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DE POILLY, N.J.B.,  Vue de la Maison royale de Somerset avec l'Eglise de Ste. Marie dans le Strand a Londres. . ., antique map, old maps DE POILLY, N.J.B. - Vue de la Maison royale de Somerset avec l'Eglise de Ste. Marie dans le Strand a Londres. . .
Paris, 1760, Original colours.. 255x390mm. Three water stains on upper and lower margins, just affecting the border frame. Some marginal faint brown spotting hardly visible. Good condition.
So-called optical print illustrating the Somerset House with St. Mary's Church in the Strand London as indicated in the title.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing device...
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$ 225
Approx. Euro 194  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HUQUIER,  Vüe Perspective du Pont neuf construit sur la tamise a Hampton-Court., antique map, old maps HUQUIER - Vüe Perspective du Pont neuf construit sur la tamise a Hampton-Court.
Paris, 1760, In attractive strong original colours.. 242x376mm. Faint traces of marginal water staining. Very good condition.
As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in such a good condition are rare.
So-called optical print illustrating a bridge on the river Thames at Hampton-Court.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devices and special engravings t...
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$ 200
Approx. Euro 172  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HUQUIER,  Vüe Perspective de l'Hospital de Greenwich prise de la Thamise., antique map, old maps HUQUIER - Vüe Perspective de l'Hospital de Greenwich prise de la Thamise.
Paris, 1760, In attractive strong original colours.. 260x407mm. As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in pristine condition are extremely rare.
So-called optical print illustrating a perspective view of Greenwich Hospital, illustrating its close proximity to the River Thames.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devices ...
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$ 400
Approx. Euro 344  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DAUMONT,  77e Vüe d'Optique Représentant Les Cascades du Jardin de Vauxhall a Londres., antique map, old maps DAUMONT - 77e Vüe d'Optique Représentant Les Cascades du Jardin de Vauxhall a Londres.
Paris, 1760, In attractive strong original colours.. 300x420mm. As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in pristine condition are extremely rare.
So-called optical print illustrating a perspective view of the fountains and artificial cascades in Vauxhall Gardens, London.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devices and spe...
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$ 200
Approx. Euro 172  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
DE POILLY, N.J.B.,  The North West Prospect of S. Pauls Cathedral in London., antique map, old maps DE POILLY, N.J.B. - The North West Prospect of S. Pauls Cathedral in London.
Paris, 1760, Original colours.. 285x413mm. Very good condition.
As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in very good condition are extremely rare.
Uncommon optical print illustrating a view of St. Paul's Cathedral in London.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London which produced optical viewing devices and special engravings to be viewed through them. In th...
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$ 275
Approx. Euro 237  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HUQUIER,  Vüe Perspective de la grande Place du Parc St. Jacques à Londres, du nouveau Batiment des Gardes a Cheval, de l'Amirauté.., antique map, old maps HUQUIER - Vüe Perspective de la grande Place du Parc St. Jacques à Londres, du nouveau Batiment des Gardes a Cheval, de l'Amirauté..
Paris, 1760, In attractive strong original colours.. 272x380mm. Very good condition.
As a result of their constant handling, optical prints - as here - in pristine condition are extremely rare.
So-called optical print illustrating a cortege of subjects accompanying the king to the House of Lords along the Horse guards Road in St. James's Park, in London.
The Old Admiralty and the Horse guards Parade are shown on the background.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there wer...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
RAPIN / TINDAL.,  Blenheim House., antique map, old maps RAPIN / TINDAL. - Blenheim House.
London, ca. 1760, Uncoloured.. 210x395mm. With folds as issued, lightly age toned, with very good margins, and with a good dark impression.
An attractive view of the front of Blenheim House (now Palace) home to the present 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough. The house was begun in 1705, built by Sir John Vanburgh, by order of John Churchill, the 1st Duke of Marlborough (1650-1722), near Woodstock in Oxfordshire. Churchill was a Britis... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 50
Approx. Euro 43  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DURY, A. / SAYER, R. / KITCHIN, T.,  A map of Scotland., antique map, old maps DURY, A. / SAYER, R. / KITCHIN, T. - A map of Scotland.
London, 1761-1763, In original o/l colours.. 120x101mm. Paper very slightly age toned and some very light offsetting due to oxidation of ink.
Uncommon miniature map of Scotland, engraved by Thomas Kitching for "A New General and Universal Atlas Containing Forty five Maps by Andrew Dury".
This miniature atlas published during the Seven Years' War.
The maps are typical for the period and well executed with great clarity. The plate...
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$ 50
Approx. Euro 43  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DAUMONT / BASSET,  Vue d'optique representant La Douane de Londres sur la Tamise. . ., antique map, old maps DAUMONT / BASSET - Vue d'optique representant La Douane de Londres sur la Tamise. . .
Paris, ca. 1770, Original colours.. 233x375mm. So-called optical print. Very light water stain in upper margin. In very good condition.
Showing the Customs office at London seem from the River Thames. Published by Daumont, who was a well-known publisher of optical prints, established in rue St. Jacques in Paris.
In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular specialty establishments in Paris, Augsburg and L...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ACADEMIE,  Vue interiere de la Cathedrale de St.Paul a Londres., antique map, old maps ACADEMIE - Vue interiere de la Cathedrale de St.Paul a Londres.
Augsburg 1780, In attractive original colours.. 312x416mm. Margins cut off and contemp. pasted on board. Slightly browned and rubbed. Still attractive example of an 18th century optical print.
So-called optical print, engraved by F.Leizelt. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London, which produced optical viewing devices and special engravings to be viewed through them. In the 18th century the optical prin... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 150
Approx. Euro 129  

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ANONYMOUS,  A View of the Royal Exchange , London. Vue de la bourse royal a Londres. . ., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - A View of the Royal Exchange , London. Vue de la bourse royal a Londres. . .
Paris, ca. 1780, Original colours.. 225x375mm. So-called optical print. Paper slightly age toned. In fine condition.
So-called optical print of London with a view of Cornhill and the Exchange, with St. Paul's visible in the distance - horse-drawn traffic laboring along the road.
The image is as usual mirror-image. Situated on Threadneddle Street, the Royal Exchange was opened in 1566 as a marketplace where me...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 129  

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LAURENT, C. / STOCKDALE, J.,  A Topographical plan of Manchester and Salford with the adjacent parts, shewing also the different allotments of land proposed to be built on as communicated to the Surveyor by the respective proprietors. . ., antique map, old maps LAURENT, C. / STOCKDALE, J. - A Topographical plan of Manchester and Salford with the adjacent parts, shewing also the different allotments of land proposed to be built on as communicated to the Surveyor by the respective proprietors. . .
John Stockdale, London, 1793, Uncoloured.. 1020x950mm. Folded, printed on heavy paper. Four sheets conjoined, total 1040 x 920mm. Contemporarily laid on linen.
A Topographical plan of Manchester and Salford with the adjacent parts, with inset of a plan of Manchester and Salford and it environs, taken about 1650. The plan shows planned developments in the north east of the city.
Another inset map in top right is a strip road map from London to Manchest...
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$ 600
Approx. Euro 516  

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Condition Rating: 3
STEPHENS, D.,  Langley & Belch's New Map of London., antique map, old maps STEPHENS, D. - Langley & Belch's New Map of London.
London, 1812, In attractive strong original colours.. 535x795mm. Original hand-coloured dissected and mounted on linen in 21 sheets. Paper slightly age toned and linen separating on folds. Minor stain at lower right and some other minor usual soiling, but in all an attractive plan.
Decorative plan of London, with illustrated views of prominent London buildings (including the newly opened docks) along the top and bottom of the plate. The plan is divided into lettered squares for reference.
One of the most visually appealing maps of London of the period. The plan shows th...
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$ 1,750
Approx. Euro 1,505  

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Condition Rating: 5
WALLIS, E.,  Wallis's Guide for Strangers Through London., antique map, old maps WALLIS, E. - Wallis's Guide for Strangers Through London.
London, E.Wallis, ca. 1840, In attractive strong original colours.. 535x675mm. Dissected and mounted on linen. Age toned and signs of use, but generally very good condition for such a type of map.
Engraved plan with original hand-colouring, with title and alphabetical list of the principal streets below. Published by Edward Wellis 42 Skinner Street.
With "An alphabetical list of 450 principal streets, with references to their situation" underneath the plan. This edition shows the London...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 430  

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Condition Rating: 3
LEBRETON, L.,  AFFAIRES D'ORIENT Départ des Grenadiers de la Garde Anglaise, à bord du Steamer transatlantique l'Orenoco. . ., antique map, old maps LEBRETON, L. - AFFAIRES D'ORIENT Départ des Grenadiers de la Garde Anglaise, à bord du Steamer transatlantique l'Orenoco. . .
Paris, Lemercier, c.1860, In original colours.. 195x276mm. Lithography on tinted grounds finished by hand. Some light marginal discolouration. Good condition.
Beautiful lithography of the departure of the British steamboat "l'Orenoco" from Southampton in May 1854, with soldiers leaving for the Crimean War.
After a design Louis by Le Breton.
Louis LeBreton was a surgeon in the French Navy from 1836-1848. During that period he made several very ...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

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WAGHENAER, L. J.,  De zee cuften tufschen Dovere en Orfords nesse, daer de Teemse de Vermaerde Rivire van Lonen gelegens is. . ., antique map, old maps WAGHENAER, L. J. - De zee cuften tufschen Dovere en Orfords nesse, daer de Teemse de Vermaerde Rivire van Lonen gelegens is. . .
Leiden, Plantijn, 1585, Coloured.. 325x510mm. Marginal discolouration and paper slightly age-toned. Left and right margins underlaid. Else good condition.
A detailed chart of the English channel coastland. Decorated by a colourful title cartouche and scale cartouche, one compass rose, several vessels and sea monsters. A very early edition rare Dutch text edition of this landmark contribution to the science of navigation. Waghenaer''s own personal ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 4,000
Approx. Euro 3,440  

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Condition Rating: 3
WAGHENAER, L. J.,  Belchrijuinghe vande zee custen van Engelandt. . ., antique map, old maps WAGHENAER, L. J. - Belchrijuinghe vande zee custen van Engelandt. . .
Leiden, Plantijn, 1585, Coloured.. 325x510mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Repair of a few marginal tears. Else good condition.
A rare Dutch text edition of this early detailed chart of the northern coast of England. West to the top. Mileage cartouche has no Latin captures. Decorated by a colourful title cartouche and scale cartouche, one compass rose, several vessels.
A early Dutch text editi...
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$ 3,000
Approx. Euro 2,580  

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Condition Rating: 3
WAGHENAER, L. J.,  Caerte der Noordt cufte va Engelandt, beginnende van Robinhodes baij tot Coket Eijlandt. . . ., antique map, old maps WAGHENAER, L. J. - Caerte der Noordt cufte va Engelandt, beginnende van Robinhodes baij tot Coket Eijlandt. . . .
Leiden, Plantijn, 1585, Coloured.. 325x510mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Some very minor paper thinning at center fold. Some smudging on left and right bottom margin. Else good condition.
A very early Dutch text edition of this detailed chart of the northern coast of England. Mileage cartouche has no Latin captures. West to the top.Decorated by a colourful title cartouche and scale cartouche, one compass rose, several vessels. Chart from the first Dutch tex... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,750
Approx. Euro 2,365  

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Condition Rating: 3
MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.,  West:morland, Castria, Cestria etc., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J. - West:morland, Castria, Cestria etc.
Amsterdam, 1608, Coloured.. 133x177mm. Some very light browning of the paper.
Showing the north-western part of England, including the Island of Man, Liverpool, Blackpool, etc.
From the first French-text edition of Jodocus Hondius'' Atlas Minor.
Shortly after the publication of the big folio-atlases the need was apparently felt for a smaller-sized atlas, one that would ...
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$ 125
Approx. Euro 108  

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MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS , J.,  Northumbr. Cumberladia Dunelm. Episcop., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS , J. - Northumbr. Cumberladia Dunelm. Episcop.
Amsterdam, 1608, Coloured.. 135x185mm. Some browning of the paper.
A map of the most northern part of England, from the first French-text edition of Jodocus Hondius' Atlas Minor.
Shortly after the publication of the big folio-atlases the need was apparently felt for a smaller-sized atlas, one that would be handier and above all, cheaper.
The Atlas Minor w...
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$ 230
Approx. Euro 198  

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