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Cartographic Curiorities
MÜNSTER, S.,  [Europe personified as a woman.], antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - [Europe personified as a woman.]
Basle c.1550, Coloured.. 259x164mm. Paper slightly age-toned as usual.
Among the most striking of early cartographic curiosities is this woodcut of Europe regina or Queen of the world. This is a simplified version of Johannes Bucius' representation.
HISPANIA (Spain) is shown in the figure's crown in acknowledgement of its dominance. GALLIA (France) is the upper c...
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$ 1,800
Approx. Euro 1,548  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BÜNTING, H.,  Asia secunda pars terrae in forma Pegasi., antique map, old maps BÜNTING, H. - Asia secunda pars terrae in forma Pegasi.
Magdeburg, ca. 1579, Coloured.. 250x350mm. German text on verso.
Wood block map of Asia in the form of a Pegasus. The seas are adorned with sea monsters and many major cities are indicated and named. There are several states, of this map.
Some marginal tears in lower margin reinforced. German text on verso.

Bünting's work Itinerarium Sacrae Scr...
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$ 2,750
Approx. Euro 2,365  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
After BRAUN,G./ HOGENBERG, F.,  Novesium vulgo Neus - Verona nunc Bonn - Brula - Sontina, Zunsz Oppidum. . ., antique map, old maps After BRAUN,G./ HOGENBERG, F. - Novesium vulgo Neus - Verona nunc Bonn - Brula - Sontina, Zunsz Oppidum. . .
Cologne, c.1590, In original colours.. 335x498mm. Four pen and ink with watercolour views on one sheet of paper. Paper a little brittle due to oxidation of green paint. Painted on sheet with Latin text on verso.
Four pen and ink with watercolour town-views of - Novesium vulgo Neus urbs ubiorum Rhenana Aº. Dm M.D.L.XXV ad viuum delineata. (10,5 x 46 cm)
- Verona, nunc Bonna, Communiter, Bonn Oppidum Supra Coloniam Agrippinam, ad Rheni flumen, illus Fre. 1575. (11,3 x 46 cm...
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$ 2,750
Approx. Euro 2,365  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MEISNER, D.,  Daniel Meisnerus Comment. Boh. Poeta Laur. Caes., antique map, old maps MEISNER, D. - Daniel Meisnerus Comment. Boh. Poeta Laur. Caes.
Frankfurt, 1625, Uncoloured.. 129x103mm. A good and dark impression. Slightly age toned.
Very skillfully engraved portrait of Daniel Meisner from a rare work printed by Eberhard Kieser: Thesaurus Philo-Politicus. Das ist Politisches Schatzkästlein guter Herren und bestendiger Freund...The work started in Frankfurt in 1623, initially in parts, each one containing about fifty plans.
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$ 200
Approx. Euro 172  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, J.,  [Text page with Compass card], antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - [Text page with Compass card]
Amsterdam, 1644, In original colours.. 495x285mm. Good impression. Good condition. Latin text. Size of the sheet 495 x 285 mm
On the recto a coloured wind rose with a table of 32 winds (95 x 95mm.) On the verso a little celestial diagram.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 60
Approx. Euro 52  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
JANSSONIUS, J.,  [Four cartouche cuttings one one sheet], antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - [Four cartouche cuttings one one sheet]
Amsterdam, c.1650, Uncoloured.. 100x200mm. Size of paper 250x330mm. Pasted on a larger sheet of 19th century paper. Dark impressions.
Four cut-outs of scale cartouches from Johannes Janssonius plates. Cartouches featuring natives and merchants.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 175
Approx. Euro 151  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
JANSSONIUS, J.,  Tabula Anemographica seu Pyxis Nautica., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Tabula Anemographica seu Pyxis Nautica.
Amsterdam, 1650, Coloured.. 435x540mm. In very good condition. Repaired tear in lower right margin.
Impressive compass rose with a fleur de lis at the center and 32 wind directions flowing from it identified in six languages, Greek, Latin, French, Dutch, Italian, and Spanish. Surrounding the rose are 32 wind heads that represent various races of mankind, as well as the four seasons.
Thus the...
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$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,010  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BLAEU, J.,  Declaracion del Traco en llano de Steleburg., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Declaracion del Traco en llano de Steleburg.
Amsterdam, 1659, In attractive strong original colours.. 265x265mm. Mint. A good and dark impression, wide margins. From a rare Spanish text edition.
Decorative plan of Steleburg on the island Hvan in the Danish Sound. Showing Tycho Brahe's famous observatory Uraniborg established in 1576, under the patronage of Frederick II, King of Denmark. Tycho Brahe had studied and traveled widely in Europe, buying instruments, visiting mathematicians and ma... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,100
Approx. Euro 946  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
BLAEU, J.,  Ichnographia praecipue domus, antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Ichnographia praecipue domus
Amsterdam, 1659, In attractive strong original colours.. 390x500mm. Mint. A good and dark impression, wide margins. From a rare Spanish text edition.
Decorative plan of Uraniborg, the observatory build by the Danish astronomer Tycho Brahe. The building was dedicated to Urania, the Muse of Astronomy, and called "Uranienborg", or "Castle of Urania." After losing the financial support from the new King Christian IV of Denmark, Tycho abandoned Hven ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 400
Approx. Euro 344  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
BLAEU, J.,  Insula Huaena sive Venusia a Guiljelmo Blaeu cum sub Tychone Astronomiae operam daret, delineata., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Insula Huaena sive Venusia a Guiljelmo Blaeu cum sub Tychone Astronomiae operam daret, delineata.
Amsterdam, 1659, In attractive strong original colours.. 405x485mm. Some mainly marginal spotting. Some light discolouration along center fold. A good and dark impression, wide margins. From a rare Spanish text edition.
Decorative map of the island Hvan in the Danish Sound. In the center Tycho Brahe's famous observatory Uraniborg established in 1576, under the patronage of Frederick II, King of Denmark. Tycho Brahe had studied and travelled widely in Europe, buying instruments, visiting mathematicians and making as... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,100
Approx. Euro 946  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
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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$ 2,000
Approx. Euro 1,720  

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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$ 85
Approx. Euro 73  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BEEK, A./ BRAUN & HOGENBERG,  Schlanium vulgo Schlani Bohemiae oppidum., antique map, old maps BEEK, A./ BRAUN & HOGENBERG - Schlanium vulgo Schlani Bohemiae oppidum.
The Hague, 1700, Original colours.. 443x498mm. Contemporarily laid down on larger paper the engraved title from the original print almost invisibly integrated in the enlarged part.
Very decorative and rare panoramic town-view of Schlan, Schlanium s. Slany.
The engraver and publisher of prints, Mrs. Anna Beek of the Hague, enlarged this print, originally published by Braun and Hogenberg in 1620, and coloured them in pastel colours, adding extens...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,290  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
SCHENK,P.,  Wegweiser duch das Chiurfurstenthumb Sachen., antique map, old maps SCHENK,P. - Wegweiser duch das Chiurfurstenthumb Sachen.
Amsterdam 1720, In original colours.. 477x568mm. Laid down on 18th century paper. Repair of lower part center fold. Light staining and browning along center fold.
Showing distances in-between towns in Saxen, Germany. In upper right hand corner inset map of Saxen, showing Leipzig, Dresden, Prague.

More about cartographical curiosities...
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$ 75
Approx. Euro 65  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
SPECHT, C. / OTTENS, R / J.,  Historische En Geographische Tafel. Mo TeLeren Een Kortbegrip Vande Landen en Staaten in Europa . . ., antique map, old maps SPECHT, C. / OTTENS, R / J. - Historische En Geographische Tafel. Mo TeLeren Een Kortbegrip Vande Landen en Staaten in Europa . . .
Amsterdam, 1740, In original o/l colours.. 480x575mm. Discolouration and repair of split lower part centerfold, 5cm. into engraved area. Good condition.
Ornate historical and geographical table, which includes 18 medals of various European orders and over 50 coats of arms of various European Countries and City States, including England, Spain, Germany Poland, Russia, Turkey, Prussia and 8 Italian States. Very decorative.
Prepared by C. Specht, ...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
WEIGEL, Ch.,  Discus Chronologicus Regum utriusque Siciliae et Ducum Princ, antique map, old maps WEIGEL, Ch. - Discus Chronologicus Regum utriusque Siciliae et Ducum Princ
Nuremberg, 1750, In attractive strong. 425x357mm. Several folds as issued. Short margins as issued. Repaired tear of 5cm into left part of print.
Chronological volvelle table showing the Sicilian rulers from the year 0 until 1730. COMPLETE with its volvelle.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 750
Approx. Euro 645  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DENIS,  (Tableau d'explication des marques, p12), antique map, old maps DENIS - (Tableau d'explication des marques, p12)
Paris, 1764, Uncoloured.. 455x645mm. Very light water stains and spotting. Else in good condition.
Key sheet to a rare atlas of the province of Normandy " Atlas de la Province de Normandie dédié à Mr Thiroux de Crosne . . ." dedicated to Mr. Thiroux Crosne .Published by Louis Denis, geographer (1725-1794) , obtained the title of geographer to the Duke of Berry, until Louis XVI.
In lower left...
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$ 50
Approx. Euro 43  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
LE NOBLE, E.,  Carta Topografica dell' Isola Del Maritaggio di Monsieur le Boble per la prima volta. Tradotta dal francese in italiano., antique map, old maps LE NOBLE, E. - Carta Topografica dell' Isola Del Maritaggio di Monsieur le Boble per la prima volta. Tradotta dal francese in italiano.
Cosmopoli, 1766, Uncoloured.. 175x238mm. 8vo. 40pp. and copperplate printed map "Carta dell’isola del maritaggio. . ." (175x238mm.) Rebound in decorative old paper wrapper. Very good condition. Rare in this condition.
Second Italian printing of Eustache Le Noble’s "Carte de l’isle de mariage". The book’s text offers instructions on how to reach this matrimonial island and describes the living options on it.
The map’s latitude and longitude scale place the island in the general area of Madagascar—far enough a...
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$ 1,500
Approx. Euro 1,290  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SEUTTER, M.,  Germaniae Aliorumque quorundam locorum Europae Poliometria. . ., antique map, old maps SEUTTER, M. - Germaniae Aliorumque quorundam locorum Europae Poliometria. . .
Augsburg, J.M.Will, 1778, Original colours.. 185x260mm. Paper age-toned .Torn right bottom corner and part of the engraved text. Left and right margins are frayed. Good impression.
Distance chart with miniature inset map of Germany. The distance chart is giving distances between the main German cities.
From Atlas Minor, here published by Johann Martin Will, with his address in bottom center of the map....
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$ 80
Approx. Euro 69  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
BOHN, F.,  Boertige reis door Europa. . . [with] Europa volgens de nieuwste verdeeling. . ., antique map, old maps BOHN, F. - Boertige reis door Europa. . . [with] Europa volgens de nieuwste verdeeling. . .
Haarlem, 1794, In original colours.. 235x169mm. In-8. Seven parts in 3 volumes. Contemporary half calf, gilted spine with red leather spine labels with gilt lettering, marbled covers boards. Spine used. Inside very clean. With
Rare illustrated publication including a rare map of Europe as a regal queen with the title "Geheimzinnige toebereidselen tot eene boertige reis door Europa. [...] voorgeleezen in [...] de maatschappij der verdiensten, onder de spreuk: Felix Meritis. / By A. Fokke Simonsz".
The book cont...
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$ 2,500
Approx. Euro 2,150  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
VON HUMBOLD, A.,  Géographie des Plantes Equinoxiales - Tableau physique des Andes et pays voisins. . ., antique map, old maps VON HUMBOLD, A. - Géographie des Plantes Equinoxiales - Tableau physique des Andes et pays voisins. . .
Paris, 1805, Uncoloured.. 373x835mm. Very good condition. Plano sheet.
"Physical Portrait of the Andes and adjacent lands", organized around the Chimborazo and Cotopaxi volcanoes, in Ecuador.
With local vegetation illustrates pictorially on the left side, names of botanical species given on the right part. At both sides a table giving scientifical information abou...
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$ 1,250
Approx. Euro 1,075  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ACKERMANN, R.,  Napoleon., antique map, old maps ACKERMANN, R. - Napoleon.
London, ca. 1814, In original colours.. 425x250mm. Copper engraving with Small part of upper left margin missing. In good condition on thick paper.
Satirical broadside hand coloured allegorical profile of Napoleon published by Ackermann, London. The letter press text underneath ends with the following explanation : "This hieroglyphic portrait of the Destroyer is faithfully copied from a German Print, with the Parody of his assumed Titles. The h... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 500
Approx. Euro 430  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
FERRAND, P.J. / LOGEROT, A.,  Tableau chronologique de l'histoire de France par P.J Ferrand., antique map, old maps FERRAND, P.J. / LOGEROT, A. - Tableau chronologique de l'histoire de France par P.J Ferrand.
Paris, c.1839, In original colours.. 640x900mm. Steel engraved plate in mint condition.
Very large time table of France with a wealth of historical information until the year 1811. Prepared by P.J.Ferrand, enraved by Ch.Simon and published by Auguste Logerot . Logerot was a French publisher active from c. 1839 until 1880. Logerot made use of the works of the well known cartographers Fr... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 75
Approx. Euro 65  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
ARNAULT ROBERT,  Histoire et Statistique de la France ancienne et moderne, depuis le temps des Gaulois jusqu'à nos jours. Extrait des ouvrages chronologiques et statistiques de M. Arnault-Robert., antique map, old maps ARNAULT ROBERT - Histoire et Statistique de la France ancienne et moderne, depuis le temps des Gaulois jusqu'à nos jours. Extrait des ouvrages chronologiques et statistiques de M. Arnault-Robert.
Paris, c. 1839, In original colours.. 640x900mm. In mint condition.
Very large time table of France with a wealth of historical information during the regims of the Kings from Theodomir (418-420) until Louis XVI, until the Revolution and the last event being the Barricades in quartier Saint-Merry in Paris at 13-14 April 1834. Prepared by M. Arnault-Robertin 1837 and... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 150
Approx. Euro 129  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
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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$ 125
Approx. Euro 108  

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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$ 125
Approx. Euro 108  

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.. 207x207mm. Lithographed map. Overall very good condition.
Small, accurate lithographed maps of Europe, embedded in a square playing grid formed by 100 cells.
The 11 cells contain the profile or a reference to an Emperors, some cells show vignettes representing a particular episode of the Gospel, some others contain symbols referring to the history. (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 100
Approx. Euro 86  

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.. 207x207mm. Lithographed map. Overall very good condition.
Small, accurate lithographed map of Europe, embedded in a square playing grid formed by 100 cells.
The 11 cells contain the profile of or a reference to Emperors, some cells show vignettes representing a particular episode of the Gospel, others contain symbols referring to the history.
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 86  

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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$ 125
Approx. Euro 108  

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.. 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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$ 125
Approx. Euro 108  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
PERTHES,J.,  Geographische Wercke aus dem Verlag von Justus Perthes in Gotha. Januar 1852., antique map, old maps PERTHES,J. - Geographische Wercke aus dem Verlag von Justus Perthes in Gotha. Januar 1852.
Gotha, 1852, Uncoloured.. 370x230mm. 4pp. Letter press text in German. Paper slightly browned.
A very rare publicity leaflet for atlases published by Justus Perthes in 1852. This leaflet is very valuable as it gives in detail the different atlasses published in 1852 other than the well-known Stieler Atlas.
Johan Georg Justus Perthes was a German publisher and founder of the firm that bears...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 129  

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Condition Rating: 3
BACON, G.W.,  Hark ! Hark ! The dogs do bark., antique map, old maps BACON, G.W. - Hark ! Hark ! The dogs do bark.
London, Johnson Riddle & Co.,1914, Chromo lithography. 550x755mm. Chromolithographed map, folding into 4to. Remains of one sheet of paper wrapper still attached on verso.
Four pinholes on crossing of foldings. A 1cm. paper thinness on folding underlaid. Very good condition.
Size of the paper is 550 x 755mm.
This very rare political caricature map of Europe depicts the continent at the outbreak of World War I, or as it was called at the time the Great War. Designed by Johnson, Riddle & Company Ltd. The Johnson, Riddle & Company Ltd was a well known printing company who worked with a team of lithographic... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,010  

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Condition Rating: 2
BACON, G.W.,  (Design for Hark ! Hark ! The dogs do bark.), antique map, old maps BACON, G.W. - (Design for Hark ! Hark ! The dogs do bark.)
London, ca. 1914, In original colours.. 535x740mm. Pen and ink with water colour on thin paper. Paper thinning on old folds. The size of the paper is 535 x 740mm., size of the outer line of the drawing is 470 x 690mm.
This pen and ink drawing could well be the original design for the lithography "Design for Hark ! Hark ! The dogs do bark" designed by Johnson, Riddle & Company Ltd.
The drawing is slightly smaller in size than the lithography (See Lot 340...
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$ 3,000
Approx. Euro 2,580  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
L'IMPRIMERIE FRANCISCAINE,  Le voyage du missionnaire. [board game], antique map, old maps L'IMPRIMERIE FRANCISCAINE - Le voyage du missionnaire. [board game]
Vanves (France), ca. 1930, In original printed colours.. 370x460mm. Chromolithography on dissected card board. Measuring 370x460mm, diameter of the game is 350mm. In very good condition.
A Goose game board with in four corner missionary scenes in the four continents and in center "N°. 60 Arrivée à la Mission florisante", with Asians people hearing a missionary in front of a church. To the right the title and "Règle du Jeu" with 33 gooses for the 60 se sections.
Published by I...
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$ 250
Approx. Euro 215  

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Condition Rating: 3
Mapmakers
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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$ 75
Approx. Euro 65  

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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$ 700
Approx. Euro 602  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
ANONYMOUS,  ABRAHAMUS ORTELIUS ANTVERPIANUS Orteli dum proponis spectantibus Orbem, Quam tua delectant structa Theatra homines! . . ., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - ABRAHAMUS ORTELIUS ANTVERPIANUS Orteli dum proponis spectantibus Orbem, Quam tua delectant structa Theatra homines! . . .
Antwerp, c.1595, Uncoloured.. 173x120mm. Cut on neat line and pasted on a larger sheet of paper.
Portrait of Abraham Ortelius (Abraham Ortel), 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, especially to the great book fairs, his business prospered and he establ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 450
Approx. Euro 387  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
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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$ 350
Approx. Euro 301  

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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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

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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$ 500
Approx. Euro 430  

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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$ 400
Approx. Euro 344  

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Condition Rating: 2
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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$ 400
Approx. Euro 344  

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Condition Rating: 2
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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$ 450
Approx. Euro 387  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Abrahamus Ortelius Antuerpianus cosmographus natus a. MDXXVII, antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Abrahamus Ortelius Antuerpianus cosmographus natus a. MDXXVII
Antwerp, c.1650, Uncoloured.. 135x97mm. Cut on neat line and pasted on a larger sheet of paper.
Portrait of Abraham Ortelius (Abraham Ortel), 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, especially to the great book fairs, his business prospered and he establ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

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)
$ 120
Approx. Euro 103  

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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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$ 100
Approx. Euro 86  

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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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$ 150
Approx. Euro 129  

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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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$ 150
Approx. Euro 129  

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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)
$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CORONELLI, V.M.,  Vinc: Coronelli Min: Con Cosmografo Della Serenis Repub: Di Venetia., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V.M. - Vinc: Coronelli Min: Con Cosmografo Della Serenis Repub: Di Venetia.
Venice, 1696, Uncoloured.. 385x280mm. Very strong impression. In very good condition.
Scarce portrait of Vincenzo Maria Coronelli, engraved for his "Corso Geographico".

The remarkable Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718), encyclopaedist, geographer, inventor and Doctor of Theology, was citizen of the Republic of Venice. He was also one of the most prominent mapmakers and publis...
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$ 900
Approx. Euro 774  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2

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