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SCHEDEL, H.,  Secunda etas mundi. Folium XIII., antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Secunda etas mundi. Folium XIII.
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, In attractive strong original colours.. 360x510mm. Some very minor marginal staining. Else good condition with wide margins.
Very rare in original colours.
Schedel's world map was based on the cartographic system of Claudius Ptolemy, the great second-century AD geographer whose scholarship formed the foundation for map production in the fifteenth century.
Its configuration is ostensibly based on Ptolemy's second projection but simplified for a pop...
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$ 37,500
Approx. Euro 33,375  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LUFT,H. after,  [No title - Daniel's Dream map - Rare Swedish edition] , antique map, old maps LUFT,H. after - [No title - Daniel's Dream map - Rare Swedish edition]
Uppsala, Georg Richolff, 1541, Uncoloured.. 128x173mm. Wood block print with letterpress. Paper slightly browned and spotted.
Sheet size 295x193mm.
A rare Swedish edition of this somewhat curious map of Europe, Africa, and Asia is to be found in apocalyptic literature originally emanating from Wittenberg in 1530 or even 1529. The map was first used by the printer Hans Luft to illustrate two works: one a commentary on the prophet Daniel by Marti... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,400
Approx. Euro 2,136  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
RUSCELLI, G.,  Orbis descriptio., antique map, old maps RUSCELLI, G. - Orbis descriptio.
Venise, 1561, Uncoloured.. 170x265mm. In very good condition. Good impression.
The map is elegantly designed and engraved on copper with typical Italian taste and skill. One of two modern world maps in Ruscelli's Atlas, based upon Gastaldi's world map of 1548. The map is adapted from the oval projection used in Gastaldi's larger world map and is presented on Roger Bacon's circ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,250
Approx. Euro 1,113  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
AMMAN, J. / SOLIS, V. / LUFFT, H.,  [No title - Daniel's Dream map] , antique map, old maps AMMAN, J. / SOLIS, V. / LUFFT, H. - [No title - Daniel's Dream map]
Cologne, ca. 1564, Uncoloured.. 122x158mm. Wood block print with letter press. Paper slightly age-toned with marginal water staining. In general very good condition.
Wood block print engraved by the famous engravers Jost Amman and Virgil Solis - with their initials in lower bottom of the map. This somewhat curious map of Europe, Africa, and Asia is to be found in apocalyptic literature originally emanating from Wittenberg in 1530 or even 1529. One of the first i... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,800
Approx. Euro 1,602  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
AMMAN, J. / SOLIS, V. / LUFFT, H.,  [No title] 'Daniel's Dream Map' or 'Wittenberg World Map'., antique map, old maps AMMAN, J. / SOLIS, V. / LUFFT, H. - [No title] 'Daniel's Dream Map' or 'Wittenberg World Map'.
Cologne, ca. 1564, Uncoloured.. 122x158mm. Wood block print with letter press. Paper slightly age-toned with marginal water staining. In general very good condition.
Wood block print engraved by the famous engravers Jost Amman and Virgil Solis - with their initials in lower bottom of the map. This somewhat curious map of Europe, Africa, and Asia is to be found in apocalyptic literature originally emanating from Wittenberg in 1530 or even 1529. One of the first i... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,335  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
PORCACCHI, T.,  Descittione del Mappamondo., antique map, old maps PORCACCHI, T. - Descittione del Mappamondo.
Venice, ca.1586, Coloured.. 70x140mm. Very good condition. Good margins.
A fine miniature oval map of the world engraved by Girolamo Porro. It is a reduction of Giovanni Francesco Camocio's superb large map of 1567, one of the last in the long line of derivatives from Gastaldi's prototype of 1546. North America is separated from Asia by a narrow straight with Giapan (Jap... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 450
Approx. Euro 401  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MERCATOR, R.,  Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, R. - Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio.
Amsterdam, 1587, Uncoloured. 290x524mm. Good and dark impression. Without text on the reverse. Minor browning and a few brown spots, several foldings as issued.
Separately issued. Gerard Mercator's great world map of 1569 was condensed into double hemispherical form by his son Rumold. It first appeared in 1587 and was incorporated into his long-lived and influential Atlas from 1595 to 1602. A smaller version of Gerard Mercator's (the Elder) large double-hem... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 6,800
Approx. Euro 6,052  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MERCATOR, R.,  Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, R. - Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio.
Amsterdam, 1587, In original colours.. 282x524mm. Lower part centerfold contemp. underlaid. Paper slightly age-toned, as usual. Very good condition. Partly heightened with gold.
Gerard Mercator's great world map of 1569 was condensed into double hemispherical form by his son Rumold. It first appeared in 1587 and was incorporated into his long-lived and influential Atlas from 1595 to 1602.
A smaller version of Gerard Mercator's (the Elder) large double-hemisphere map, ...
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$ 14,000
Approx. Euro 12,460  

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Condition Rating: 2
WYTFLIET, C. van.,  UTRIUSQUE HEMISPHERII DELINEATIO., antique map, old maps WYTFLIET, C. van. - UTRIUSQUE HEMISPHERII DELINEATIO.
Douai, 1607, Uncoloured.. 227x286mm. Dark impression, very fine to mint condition.
Published in "Histoire Universelle des Indes Orientale et Occidentales". After the world map by Rumold Mercator, of 1587.
A figure of Atlas supports the spheres from below....
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,335  

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Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A.,  Titlepage: Nomenclator Ptolemaicus.., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Titlepage: Nomenclator Ptolemaicus..
Antwerp, 1609, Uncoloured.. 475x300mm. A good impression.
Title page from a Ortelius Atlas part called: Nomenclator , containing a register of place names in antiquity. Letterpress with copper engraved print (60x60mm) of the eastern globe, including a large south continent and part of California.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 150
Approx. Euro 134  

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Condition Rating: 3
EUSTACHE DE SAINT-PAUL,  Summa philosophiae quadripartita, de rebus dialecticis, moralibus et metaphysicis . . [ With unrecorded world map ], antique map, old maps EUSTACHE DE SAINT-PAUL - Summa philosophiae quadripartita, de rebus dialecticis, moralibus et metaphysicis . . [ With unrecorded world map ]
Leiden, Peter Rigaud, 1626, Uncoloured.. 180x115mm. Contemp. vellum binding. 4 volumes in one. Printer's device on general title page. With light water staining.
On page 107 a finely copper engraved world map (88x84mm.) Paradigma Terrae Plagas 4.ac 12. Ventorum situm indicans., centered on Europe and Africa, with parts of America, Asia and a large southern continent "Terrae Magellanicae pars".

Eustache Asseline or Eustache de Saint-Paul (P...
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$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 890  

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Condition Rating: 4
GOTTFRIED, J.L.,  Description de nouveau pasage vers le zud…. together with an untitled map of Port Desire (today’s Puerto Deseado, Argentina), antique map, old maps GOTTFRIED, J.L. - Description de nouveau pasage vers le zud…. together with an untitled map of Port Desire (today’s Puerto Deseado, Argentina)
Frankfurt, M.Merian, 1631, Uncoloured.. 168x203mm. Copper plate engravings on text sheet. Paper browned as usual. Size of sheet : 345 x 220mm.
Rare double hemispherical world map showing the track round the world by Le Maire and Schouten in 1615-1617. Continents are marked in outline and no southern regions are shown.
Above the map are two head-and-shoulder portraits of Ferdinand Magellan and Willem C. Schouten, each flanked by angels...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,335  

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Condition Rating: 4
JANSSONIUS, J. / LONS, D.,  Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica.., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. / LONS, D. - Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica..
Amsterdam, 1632, Uncoloured.. 393x534mm. Cut on neat line, with extended margins. Good and dark impression.
Re-issue by Janssonius of the rare world map by Dirck Lons (1622), based on van den Keere. The interior of North America is occupied by a cartouche surrounded by portraits of nine geographers, explorers and world circumnavigators : Ptolemy, Columbus, Vespucci, Magellan, etc.
The legend in the c...
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$ 19,500
Approx. Euro 17,355  

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Condition Rating: 4
HONDIUS, H.,  Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica.., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, H. - Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica..
Amsterdam, 1630-1633, In original colours, with some colour enhancement.. 380x547mm. Paper slightly browned and spotted. Some marginal discolouration due to earlier framing. Good full margins. Dark impression. Colours slightly enhanced.
The first of four states of the map. French text on verso. One of the most beautiful world maps ever engraved and one of the most influential in promulgating the California as an island hypothesis and one of the earliest maps to show the Dutch discoveries in Australia. A corner stone map for any col... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 7,500
Approx. Euro 6,675  

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Condition Rating: 4
 DE FER, A.,  Nouvelle et exacte description du globe terrestre reveue corrigée et augmente´e suivant les derniéres relations des Anglais et Hollandois. Par Guillaume Blaeu 1645., antique map, old maps DE FER, A. - Nouvelle et exacte description du globe terrestre reveue corrigée et augmente´e suivant les derniéres relations des Anglais et Hollandois. Par Guillaume Blaeu 1645.
Paris, 1645, Uncoloured.. 435x555mm. Lower cut to neat line, upper margin cut to neat line and slightly into the engraved border line. Old repair along lower part center fold. Very good and dark impression.
Extremely rare and decorative "carte a figures" world map published by Anthoine de Fer. The double hemisphere world map is surrounded by constellations of the Arctic and Antarctic poles. The upper and lower ornamental borders show peoples of the world and allego... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 35,000
Approx. Euro 31,150  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MERIAN, M.,  Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica.., antique map, old maps MERIAN, M. - Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica..
Frankfurt, 1646, Coloured.. 257x354mm. Paper slightly age-toned and slightly spotted. Generally in good condition.
A reduced version of Blaeu's world map lacking the decorative borders. The engraving is neatly executed, with Germanic touches to the lettering, and the Latin title is repeated in gothic German script below.
This is the second plate, from the Archontologia re-printed in 1646, closely cop...
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$ 3,000
Approx. Euro 2,670  

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Condition Rating: 3
MERIAN, M.,  Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula. . ., antique map, old maps MERIAN, M. - Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica tabula. . .
Frankfurt, 1646, Coloured.. 257x354mm. In fine condition. Some light marginal discolouration due to earlier framing. Dark impression.
A reduced version of Blaeu's world map lacking the decorative borders. The engraving is neatly executed, with Germanic touches to the lettering, and the Latin title is repeated in gothic German script below, concerning the discovery of the Americas in 1492, which covers the unknown interior of North... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,335  

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Condition Rating: 3
SANSON, N.,  L'Hydrographie ..la Surface du Globe Terrestre., antique map, old maps SANSON, N. - L'Hydrographie ..la Surface du Globe Terrestre.
Paris, 1652, In attractive original colours.. 395x527mm. In very good condition. Paper is contemp. cut till neat line and pasted on a heavy larger sheet to fit into an atlas.
An unusual double hemisphere hydrological map of the world - the earliest of the world prepared by the great French mapmaker Nicolas Sanson.
Of particular interest is the outline of Beach or Australia, which has taken on a more insular form, reflecting a hazy knowledge of current Dutch di...
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$ 1,800
Approx. Euro 1,602  

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Condition Rating: 3
VISSCHER,C,Jz.,  Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac. . ., antique map, old maps VISSCHER,C,Jz. - Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac. . .
Amsterdam, 1652, Coloured.. 456x568mm. Margins cut short and partly reinstalled. Small repair in middle center fold, small part missing and paper reinstalled.
This stunning carte-a-figures world map on Mercator's projection is one of the most richly decorated maps from the Dutch period of pre-eminence in cartography. While the cartography is similar to Blaeu, Visscher's map has been updated to show the discoveries around Hudson Bay and shows the St. Lawre... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 12,500
Approx. Euro 11,125  

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Condition Rating: 3
DE WIT, F.,  Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula., antique map, old maps DE WIT, F. - Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula.
Amsterdam, 1660, Coloured.. 430x553mm. Repair of split in lower left hand part, 14cm. into engraved area. Remains of old foldings, with some paper thinness. Paper slightly age toned. Cut on neatline with extended margins. Nevertheless a very desirable map.
This is the first state of the world maps by F. de Wit. Especially rare, extremely decorative.
It appeared in "De Zee-Atlas Ofte Water-Wereld ..." By Hendrik Doncker in 1660. It is inspired by the famous Blaeu's wall map of 1648.
Shirley notes: "De Wit's map is one of the most decorative ...
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$ 5,500
Approx. Euro 4,895  

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Condition Rating: 5
DU VAL, P.,  Orbis Vetus . . ., antique map, old maps DU VAL, P. - Orbis Vetus . . .
Paris, 1663, In original o/l colours.. 357x517mm. Very light water stain in right hand part of the map with very light foxing of paper. Good and dark impression.
Uncommon map of the Ancient world showing the European and Asian continents with in the lower right corner a blank landmass with incomplete coastlines appears in the location of Australia.
Shows several landmasses north and northwest of the British Isles, all unnamed save for Thule I.
In...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

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Condition Rating: 3
DU VAL, P.,  Le Monde en Planisphere. . ., antique map, old maps DU VAL, P. - Le Monde en Planisphere. . .
Paris, 1676, Uncoloured.. 104x128mm. Very good and dark impression.
Uncommon miniature map of the World showing California as an island, from Pierre Duval's La Geographie Universeille dated 1676. Following his Cartes de geographie in 1657, Pierre Duval published this smaller size atlas which contains a larger quantity of maps. The maps in the atlas app... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 350
Approx. Euro 312  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DUVAL, P.,  Planisphere, ou Carte Generale du Monde., antique map, old maps DUVAL, P. - Planisphere, ou Carte Generale du Monde.
Paris, 1676, In original o/l colours.. 335x590mm. Paper slightly age-toned and some light spotting. Left and right margins a bit brittle.
Third State, dated 1676. Engraved by Louis Cordier. The two hemispheres generally follow Sanson's latest world map of 1660 except for the unusual, and less accurate, representation of Australia. Du Val has also retained a prominent southern continent. Outside the hemispheres, at the top, there are ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,335  

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Condition Rating: 3
DE WIT, F.,  Nova Orbis Tabula in Lucem edita A.F.de Wit., antique map, old maps DE WIT, F. - Nova Orbis Tabula in Lucem edita A.F.de Wit.
Amsterdam, 1680, In original colours.. 479x840mm. Repair of center fold. Paper slightly age-toned. Center fold underlaid, mainly for protective reason. Two small mainly marginal repaired tears. Paper a little wavy at upper and lower center fold.
Map size 479x563mm.
According to Shirley, De Wit's map is one of the most attractive of its time. The brilliant scenes in the corners combine images of the four seasons, the elements and the signs of the zodiac in a well-balanced and natural way.
There are several editions of this map. In the first plate, first s...
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$ 6,000
Approx. Euro 5,340  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE WIT, F.,  Nova Orbis Tabula in Lucem edita A.F.de Wit., antique map, old maps DE WIT, F. - Nova Orbis Tabula in Lucem edita A.F.de Wit.
Amsterdam, 1680, In attractive original colours.. 463x547mm. Repair of split lower part center fold, 4cm. Into engraved area. Paper slightly age-toned. Large margins.
According to Shirley, De Wit's map is one of the most attractive of its time. The brilliant scenes in the corners combine images of the four seasons, the elements and the signs of the zodiac in a well-balanced and natural way.
The uncommon first state without the outer border, and the cusps ar...
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$ 6,000
Approx. Euro 5,340  

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Condition Rating: 2
PITT, M. / SWART, S. / JANSSONIUS VAN WAESBERGHE, ,  Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula., antique map, old maps PITT, M. / SWART, S. / JANSSONIUS VAN WAESBERGHE, - Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula.
Oxford, 1680, Coloured.. 395x530mm. Some remains of old fraying and minor browning to centerfold. Good condition overall. Wide margins.
A beautifully decorative world map taken from the 'English Atlas' by Moses Pitt and Steven Swart, 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. The title cartouche bears the coat of arms of the Bishop of Oxford, Edward... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 6,000
Approx. Euro 5,340  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
STOOPENDAAL, B.,  Orbis Terrarum Tabula recens emendata et in Lucem edita., antique map, old maps STOOPENDAAL, B. - Orbis Terrarum Tabula recens emendata et in Lucem edita.
Amsterdam, 1682, Coloured.. 356x470mm. Short left and right margins as issued. Repair of split along center fold, and tear in lower left part running 2cm into engraved area. Hardly notable, else in good condition. In attractive colours.
Beautiful double hemisphere world map from a folio Dutch Bible published by Hendrik and Jacob Keur.
Surrounded by fabulous scenes from the Visscher-Berchem map of 1658 with astronomical diagrams in place of the north and south polar circles. These classic scenes depict the abduction of Persepho...
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$ 1,250
Approx. Euro 1,113  

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Condition Rating: 2
MALLET,A.M.,  DE LA SPHERE. Figure XII., antique map, old maps MALLET,A.M. - DE LA SPHERE. Figure XII.
Paris, 1683, Uncoloured.. 143x102mm. In very good condition. Dark impression.
A fine 17th century depiction of a floor globe with a turned wooden leg base, the globe displaying an enormous southern continent. Atop this is a wonderful miniature tabletop armillary sphere.
From the German text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By Allain Manneson M...
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$ 125
Approx. Euro 111  

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Condition Rating: 2
MALLET, A.M.,  Equateur., antique map, old maps MALLET, A.M. - Equateur.
Frankfurt, 1684, Uncoloured.. 146x103mm. Paper age-toned. Good condition.
Appealing print centered on an armillary sphere. The latter sits atop a map of the world which clearly shows California as an island (in reverse!- the engraver must have copied the image and engraved it backwards). In addition to this curious feature, we also see an enormous southern continent in th... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 150
Approx. Euro 134  

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Condition Rating: 2
DE ROSSI, G.,  Mappa mondo o vero carta generale del globo terestre…, antique map, old maps DE ROSSI, G. - Mappa mondo o vero carta generale del globo terestre…
Rome, 1674-1688, In attractive colours.. 495x588mm. Some very minor age toning. Dark impression. Very good.
Giacomo Rossi's fine late 17th century double hemisphere world map. Showing California as an island. Issued in Il Mercurio geografico
The cartographer was Giacomo Cantelli da Vignola (1643-1695) who was active in Modena in Italy.
. The principal settlements, mountain ranges and ri...
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$ 900
Approx. Euro 801  

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Condition Rating: 2
CORONELLI, V. / DE TILLEMONT. / NOLIN.,  Le Globe Terrestre Represente en Devx Plans Hemispheres, Et en Diverses Avtres Figvres., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V. / DE TILLEMONT. / NOLIN. - Le Globe Terrestre Represente en Devx Plans Hemispheres, Et en Diverses Avtres Figvres.
Paris, 1690, Coloured.. 455x595mm. Repair of split and tear lower part center fold 9cm and 3cm respectively into the engraved area. Local paper thinness. Good condition.
A beautifully decorative 17th Century world map.
With dedication "a Monseignevr M.gr Messire Lovis de Bovcherat chancellier de France par son tres humble et tres obeissant serviteur I. B. Nolin".
De Tillemont often worked with Coronelli and this world map is based on the information of bot...
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$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,115  

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Condition Rating: 3
CORONELLI, V. M.,  Planisfero del Mondo Vecchio. . ., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V. M. - Planisfero del Mondo Vecchio. . .
Venice, 1691, Uncoloured.. 445x603mm. Good and dark impression, printed on heavy paper. Some slight discolouration along center fold, as usual.
Decorative map of the Eastern hemisphere including the discoveries made by Abel Tasman in Australia. The decorative borders include co-ordinates and descriptions of signs of the zodiac.
Dedicated to Pietro Martello, Senator of the Venetian Republic. The map combines the most up-to-date cartogr...
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$ 2,200
Approx. Euro 1,958  

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Condition Rating: 2
JAILLOT, A.H.,  Mappe-Monde Geo-Hydrographique, ou Description Generale du Globe Terrestre et Aquatique en Deux-Plans Hemispheres., antique map, old maps JAILLOT, A.H. - Mappe-Monde Geo-Hydrographique, ou Description Generale du Globe Terrestre et Aquatique en Deux-Plans Hemispheres.
Paris, 1691, Original colours.. 537x892mm. Printed from two plates. In very attractive original colours. Some very light offsetting, due to oxidation of green paint. Generally very good.
Large-scale world map in two hemispheres prepared by N.Sanson. At the top cherubs with flowing banners are seated astride dolphins and support the arms of France. At the bottom a bold cartouche is flanked by two twin-tailed mermen. A large landmass - Terre de la Compagnie - occupies the north Pacifi... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 4,500
Approx. Euro 4,005  

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Condition Rating: 2
JAILLOT, A.H.,  Nova Orbis Tabula, adusum Serenissimi Burgundiae.., antique map, old maps JAILLOT, A.H. - Nova Orbis Tabula, adusum Serenissimi Burgundiae..
Paris, 1694, Coloured.. 490x612mm. Repair of split upper and lower part centre fold 7cm. Into engraved area. Right hand margin cut close, re-inforced.
The decorative world map was prepared by Hubert Jaillot for his 'Atlas Royal' which was first published by de Fer in 1695. Eight large allegorical figures are shown each with symbols of governance and the arts or against a background representing the four continents. California is shown as an island... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,115  

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Condition Rating: 3
ALLARD, C.,  Planisphaerium Terrestre Sive Terrarum Orbis. . ., antique map, old maps ALLARD, C. - Planisphaerium Terrestre Sive Terrarum Orbis. . .
Amsterdam, 1696, In original o/l colours.. 520x595mm. Very good, each of the four corners underlaid with paper, due to some missing image, care fully re-drawn.
Decorative double hemisphere map of the world, surrounded by additional hemispheric projections of the world.
One of the earliest maps to abandon the baroque style of the 17th Century for a more scientific appearance. Shows California as an Island, incomplete coastlines for Australia and New Z...
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$ 6,000
Approx. Euro 5,340  

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Condition Rating: 4
ZAHN, J.,  Tabula geographico-hydrographica motus Tom II p.132., antique map, old maps ZAHN, J. - Tabula geographico-hydrographica motus Tom II p.132.
Nuremberg, 1696, Uncoloured.. 322x204mm. Good and dark impression.
World map depicting ocean currents, volcanoes and deep-sea chasms. The continents are void of political detail and only major lakes, rivers and volcanoes are shown.
There are prominent Northwest and Northeast Passages and a vast southern continent. The map is based on Happel and Kircher...
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$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,780  

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Condition Rating: 2
ARIAS MONTANUS, B.,  Tractatorum biblicorum hoc est variarum in diversas materias biblicas commentationum… Tomus VI., antique map, old maps ARIAS MONTANUS, B. - Tractatorum biblicorum hoc est variarum in diversas materias biblicas commentationum… Tomus VI.
Wustius & Andrae, Frankfurt am Main, 1696, Uncoloured.. 355x210mm. Folio. (iv), 2189 pp., 12 plates (3 folding maps). Half vellum, red edges. Title-page trimmed at right hand margin. Map of "Terrae Israel…" slightly browning. World map in very good to mint condition (Size: 31.5 x 53cm).
Book (tome. VI) illustrated with 3 folding maps and 9 copper-plate Biblical engravings by the German master Joseph à Montalegre, including the rare map of the double-hemisphere world.
The world map Benedict Arias Montanus Sacrae Geographiae Tabulam…( "Tom VI pag.553".) at size of 313x515...
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$ 7,500
Approx. Euro 6,675  

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Condition Rating: 2
ROBIJN, J. / DANCKERTS, C.,  Nieuw Aerdsch Pleyn., antique map, old maps ROBIJN, J. / DANCKERTS, C. - Nieuw Aerdsch Pleyn.
Amsterdam, c. 1700, In original colours.. 592x521mm. In original colour, trimmed to neat lines and remargined on all sides. There is some light soiling, a few faint damp stains, and small abrasions in vignettes. The centerfold has some paperthiness and has been reinforced on verso with Japanese tissue.
This rare world map in a cartographical unusual" single polar projection.
The copper plate was first published separately by Jacob Robyn in 1696. Already around 1700, the plates were obtained by the Danckerts family, who published them under Cornelis...
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$ 10,000
Approx. Euro 8,900  

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Condition Rating: 3
SANSON, N.,  Orbis Vetus, et.. Auctore N.Sanson.., antique map, old maps SANSON, N. - Orbis Vetus, et.. Auctore N.Sanson..
Venice 1704, Original o/l colour.. 380x537mm. A fine copy. Contemporarily laid down on a large sheet of paper.
"Nicolas Sanson's map of the ancient world, engraved by Jean Somer Pruthenus was issued separately in 1657 before being incorporated in the first formal edition of Sanson's world atlas in 1658. Here in a rare edition with imprint ""Lutetiae Parisiorum Apud Autorem Cum Privilegio Regis, ad Vicennium ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,335  

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Condition Rating: 3
HOMANN, J.B.,  Geographische Universal-Zeig und Slag-Uhr., antique map, old maps HOMANN, J.B. - Geographische Universal-Zeig und Slag-Uhr.
Nuremberg, 1705, Original colours.. 483x572mm. In good condition.
The world centred around the North Pole is depicted on the dial of a beautiful full size mantle-piece clock with California as an island with rounded northern coastline and also with Japan included. Companies Land in the northern Pacific. Around this world map the sky, half of it sunlit, the other h... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,300
Approx. Euro 2,047  

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Condition Rating: 3
FER,N. De,  Mappe-Monde ou carte Universelle. . ., antique map, old maps FER,N. De - Mappe-Monde ou carte Universelle. . .
Paris, 1705, In original o/l colours.. 226x338mm. Wide margins. Good and dark impression.
Uncommon world map in Mercator's projection, which first appeared in De Fer's Atlas Curieux.
Showing California as an island. Engraved by C.Inselin.
Shows the explorer's routes around the world and a host of other interesting features, including incomplete coastlines for New Zealand and Au...
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$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 890  

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Condition Rating: 2
CELLARIUS, A ./ SCHENK, P.,  Hemisphaerium Orbis Antiqui cumzonis circulis. . ., antique map, old maps CELLARIUS, A ./ SCHENK, P. - Hemisphaerium Orbis Antiqui cumzonis circulis. . .
Amsterdam, 1708, In original colours.. 417x512mm. In good condition, dark impression.
A chart showing the eastern hemisphere, including north eastern coast of Australia with, superimposed, climatic zones and planetary details. Surround by most decorative scrollwork and cherubs.
This map shows Australia rather crudely represented, however it does take into account the Dutch disco...
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$ 2,500
Approx. Euro 2,225  

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Condition Rating: 3
ZUDA  ROKASHI (Priest Motan),  Nansenbushu bankoku shoka no zu., antique map, old maps ZUDA ROKASHI (Priest Motan) - Nansenbushu bankoku shoka no zu.
Kyoto, (Hoei 7 = Year of the Tiger) 1710, Uncoloured.. 1145x1415mm. Strong impression, printed on several sheets of native paper, joined. Some minor worming, and pin holes on old crossing of foldings. Folded as usual and mounted on 2 blue cardboards with title-piece. (size 240x180mm).
If offered the map is usually stained, this example in very good condition and hard to find in this state of conservation.
This map is a great example for Japanese world maps representing Buddhist cosmology with real world cartography. It is the earliest one and - therefore - the prototype for Buddhist world maps.
They all represent a large, imaginary India, where Buddha was born, as the heart of the world, but al...
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$ 20,000
Approx. Euro 17,800  

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Condition Rating: 2
VAN DER AA, P / CASSINI, J.,  Planisphere Terrestre, Suivant les nouvelles Observations des Astronomes., antique map, old maps VAN DER AA, P / CASSINI, J. - Planisphere Terrestre, Suivant les nouvelles Observations des Astronomes.
Leiden, 1713, Uncoloured.. 535x655mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Some slight discolouration along top part center fold with paper thinness. A very good and dark impression. Lower margin cut short.
Here offered in it's original b/w state showing the exquisite etching quality of G. van Gouwen.
Beyond its sheer beauty, this North Polar projection or azimuthal, eduidistant world map represents an important step in the history of mapping. Karpinski consider its the first strictly scientific map of the world. However, despite the cartographic advances, California still appears as an island. B... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 7,500
Approx. Euro 6,675  

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Condition Rating: 4
ROSACCIO / SESSA heirs.,  Orbis Terrae compendiosa descriptio., antique map, old maps ROSACCIO / SESSA heirs. - Orbis Terrae compendiosa descriptio.
Venise, 1598/1713, Uncoloured.. 172x247mm. In very good condition. Dark impression. Printed on thin paper.
Modern world map by Rosaccio, consisting of two hemispheres enclosed within a plain border. The engraving is sharp and neat, and is a skilful reduction of Rumold Mercator's map of 1587 but with parallel latitudinals.
In upper right hand corner T.2.pag.284, meaning that this is the state fr...
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$ 1,250
Approx. Euro 1,113  

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Condition Rating: 2
DETLEFFSEN, J.,  Orbis terrarum typus de integro in plurimis emendatus auctus et icunculis illustratus., antique map, old maps DETLEFFSEN, J. - Orbis terrarum typus de integro in plurimis emendatus auctus et icunculis illustratus.
Minden, 1716, Coloured.. 323x479mm. With German text on verso. Paper slightly age-toned.
Outstanding and rare example of a bible world map based on the Visscher bible map from 1657 (Shirley 401/414). This map is larger in size and has an extra engraved frame around the original Visscher map.
With the coastlines of Australia and New Zealand. Showing double-hemisphere world with two ...
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$ 3,300
Approx. Euro 2,937  

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Condition Rating: 2
CHATELAIN, H.,  Carte Très Curieuse De La Mer Du Sud Contenant Des Remarques Nouvelles Et Tres Utiles Non Seulement Sur Les Ports et Isles de Cette Mer ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Carte Très Curieuse De La Mer Du Sud Contenant Des Remarques Nouvelles Et Tres Utiles Non Seulement Sur Les Ports et Isles de Cette Mer .
Amsterdam, 1719, Coloured.. 780x1400mm. Good condition. One map on 4 joined sheets. Small repair of a tear in left hand part of map, hardly notable.
Based on de Fer's wall map of 1713. One map on 4 sheets, showing America in the middle with Europe on one side and the Pacific with Japan and China on the other.

Top sheets of north of equator, showing California as an island with ...
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$ 17,000
Approx. Euro 15,130  

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Condition Rating: 2
CHIQUET,J.,  Le Globe Terrestre Representé en Deux Plans-Hemispheres.., antique map, old maps CHIQUET,J. - Le Globe Terrestre Representé en Deux Plans-Hemispheres..
Paris, 1719, Original o/l colour.. 162x216mm. A good and dark impression. Paper slightly age-toned. Slight discolouration in the upper right corner of the map. Else good condition.
Small double hemisphere world map featuring the Island of California and a Northwest Passage. There is little interior detail with only major nations named.
Ter. de Jesso appears off the east coast of Asia, Australia is incomplete and still attached to New Guinea, the west coast of New Zealand ap...
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 223  

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Condition Rating: 4
CHIQUET, J.,  Le Globe Terrestre Representé en Deux Plans-Hemispheres.., antique map, old maps CHIQUET, J. - Le Globe Terrestre Representé en Deux Plans-Hemispheres..
Paris, 1719, Original o/l colour.. 162x216mm. A good and dark impression. Paper slightly age toned.
Together with an engraved text sheet giving an historical and geographical explanation of the region.
Small double hemisphere world map featuring the Island of California and a Northwest Passage. There is little interior detail with only major nations named.
Ter. de Jesso appears off the east coast of Asia, Australia is incomplete and still attached to New Guinea, the west coast of New Zealand ...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 267  

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Condition Rating: 4
ANONYMOUS,  Mappa Totius Mundi vel Planiglobium Terrestris., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Mappa Totius Mundi vel Planiglobium Terrestris.
Germany c.1720, In original colours.. 270x343mm. A good and dark impression in attractive contemp. colours.
"Uncommon German world map showing California as an island. A large island ""Terra Esonis"", north of Japan has been joined to the coast of America to create a vast land mass over the Pacific. With fine title cartouche and north and south hemispheres. Very decorative map with descriptive German text... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,400
Approx. Euro 2,136  

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Condition Rating: 3

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