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FERRARIO, G.,  [ LXVIII. Abiti de' cittadini e de' contadini]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [ LXVIII. Abiti de' cittadini e de' contadini].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 130x187mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint costume plate showing Chinese citizens and farmers engraved by G. Bigatti, Plate N°68.

From Giulio Ferrario's work Le Costume Ancien et Moderne ou Histoire du gouvernement, de la milice, de la religion, des arts, sciences et usages de tous les peuples anciens et modernes d'apr...
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$ 50
Approx. Euro 43  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [ XXXII. Dio Quante-Cong]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [ XXXII. Dio Quante-Cong].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 131x184mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting Chinese Idol Quantecong, who was the first Emperor, engraved by G Zancon, Plate N°32.

From Giulio Ferrario's work Le Costume Ancien et Moderne ou Histoire du gouvernement, de la milice, de la religion, des arts, sciences et usages de tous les peuples anciens et moder...
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$ 50
Approx. Euro 43  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [ XL. Sepolcro di un Grande]., antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [ XL. Sepolcro di un Grande].
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 150x217mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint depicting the tomb engraved by L. Rolsi. Plate N°40.

From Giulio Ferrario's work Le Costume Ancien et Moderne ou Histoire du gouvernement, de la milice, de la religion, des arts, sciences et usages de tous les peuples anciens et modernes d'après les monuments de l'antiquité et...
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$ 40
Approx. Euro 34  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FERRARIO, G.,  [View of Castle and Bridge Vandipore - Bhutan - Tibet ], antique map, old maps FERRARIO, G. - [View of Castle and Bridge Vandipore - Bhutan - Tibet ]
Milan, 1827, In attractive strong original colours.. 135x195mm. Very good condition.
Aquatint print with view of Castle and Bridge Vandipore - Bhutan - Tibet engraved by G. Castellini. Plate N°7.

From Giulio Ferrario's work Le Costume Ancien et Moderne ou Histoire du gouvernement, de la milice, de la religion, des arts, sciences et usages de tous les peuples anciens et...
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$ 75
Approx. Euro 65  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
LEMERCIER,  Attaque & prise des forts du Pei-Ho Le 21 Août 1860, par les troupes Françaises et Anglaises., antique map, old maps LEMERCIER - Attaque & prise des forts du Pei-Ho Le 21 Août 1860, par les troupes Françaises et Anglaises.
Paris, ca.1865, Chromo lithography. 375x579mm. Very good condition. Cut till plate mark and contemporary laid down on a larger sheet of paper.
In 1860, an Anglo-French force gathered at Hong Kong and then carried out a landing at Pei Tang on August 1, and a successful assault on the Taku Forts on August 21.
This beautiful lithography showing the event is from "Collection des aquarelles militaires du Département de la guerre N°5".
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$ 750
Approx. Euro 645  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DIETH, H.,  Runde Strasse in Peking., antique map, old maps DIETH, H. - Runde Strasse in Peking.
Germany, 1882, In original colours.. 340x230mm. Water colour on paper, signed and dated.
Finely executed water colour made by Henri Dieth of a charming street scene in Peking. The water colour is made after Eduard Hildebrandt (1818-1869). Hildebrandt, was born in Gdansk, and made numerous journeys visiting the Americas, most of the Mediterranean countries, Asia Minor, India, China, Japa... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,010  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Gabriel FOURMAINTRAUX / DESVRES,  Designs for porcelain plate with Chinese design., antique map, old maps Gabriel FOURMAINTRAUX / DESVRES - Designs for porcelain plate with Chinese design.
Desvres, 1905 - 1925, In original colours.. 320x480mm. Very good condition.
In left hand side "Planche d'aquarelle N° 06502". And the numbers 11.153, 11.154, 11.155. This hand water colored print is a original design created by the Sevres artist Gabriel Fourmaintraux ( 1886 - ) at about 1910 to serve as guides for the painters of the porcelain and as sales tools for prosp... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 450
Approx. Euro 387  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Gabriel FOURMAINTRAUX / DESVRES,  Designs for Porcelain ware with Chinese design., antique map, old maps Gabriel FOURMAINTRAUX / DESVRES - Designs for Porcelain ware with Chinese design.
Desvres, 1905 - 1925, In original colours.. 313x480mm. Very good condition.
In left hand side "Planche d'aquarelle N° 05501". This hand water colored print is a original design created by the Sevres artist Gabriel Fourmaintraux ( 1886 - ) at about 1910 to serve as guides for the painters of the porcelain and as sales tools for prospective clients showing them the range of... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 450
Approx. Euro 387  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Gabriel FOURMAINTRAUX / DESVRES,  Designs for two porcelain bowls with chinese design., antique map, old maps Gabriel FOURMAINTRAUX / DESVRES - Designs for two porcelain bowls with chinese design.
Desvres, 1905 - 1925, In original colours.. 323x169mm. Very good condition.
With numbers 4.601, 4.818. In top "Planche N° d'ordre : 03004.
This hand water colored print is a original design created by the Sevres artist Gabriel Fourmaintraux ( 1886 - ) at about 1910 to serve as guides for the painters of the porcelain and as sales tools for prospective clients showing...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 258  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FOURMAINTRAUX, G. / DESVRES,  Designs for porcelain vase with Chinese motif., antique map, old maps FOURMAINTRAUX, G. / DESVRES - Designs for porcelain vase with Chinese motif.
Desvres, 1905 - 1925, In original colours.. 480x320mm. Very good condition.
With attractive pattern of a classic Chinese motif. In top "Planche d'aquarelle N° 04510" and the numbers 2,198. This hand water colored print is a original design created by the Sevres artist Gabriel Fourmaintraux ( 1886 - ) at about 1910 to serve as guides for the painters of the porcelain and a... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 600
Approx. Euro 516  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
FOURMAINTRAUX, G. / DESVRES,  Designs for porcelain vases with Chinese motif., antique map, old maps FOURMAINTRAUX, G. / DESVRES - Designs for porcelain vases with Chinese motif.
Desvres, 1905 - 1925, In original colours.. 480x320mm. Water colour on paper. Very good condition.
Hand coloured design of 13 vases with attractive patterns of a classic Chinese motif. In right "Planche d'aquarelle N° 04004" and the numbers 7.404, 2.074, 8.930 - 8.936, 770, 1.690, 1.546, 1.852, 1.733. This hand water colored print is a original design created by the Sevres artist Gabriel Fourmain... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 600
Approx. Euro 516  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
China/Hong Kong/Tibet
CORONELLI, V.M.,  Quantung, e Fokien, Provincie della China..., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V.M. - Quantung, e Fokien, Provincie della China...
Venice, 1691, Uncoloured.. 452x605mm. Short lower margin. A strong impression printed on thick paper. Italian description on verso.
A beautifully engraved decorative map of Southern China extending from Hainan in the West to Formosa in the East and centered on the Pearl River Delta with Macao and the islands around present-day Hong Kong.
The flamboyant decoration includes ceremonial Chinese barges and a large decorative gar...
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$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,010  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CORONELLI, V.M.,  Quantung, e Fokien, Provincie della China. . ., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V.M. - Quantung, e Fokien, Provincie della China. . .
Venice, 1691, Uncoloured.. 452x605mm. A strong impression printed on thick paper. Italian description on verso.
A beautifully engraved decorative map of Southern China extending from Hainan in the West to Formosa in the East and centered on the Pearl River Delta with Macao and the islands around present-day Hong Kong.
The flamboyant decoration includes ceremonial Chinese barges and a large decorative gar...
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$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,010  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CORONELLI, V.M.,  Quantung, e Fokien, Provincie della China. . ., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V.M. - Quantung, e Fokien, Provincie della China. . .
Venice, 1691, Uncoloured.. 452x605mm. A strong impression printed on thick paper. Italian description on verso.
A beautifully engraved decorative map of Southern China extending from Hainan in the West to Formosa in the East and centered on the Pearl River Delta with Macao and the islands around present-day Hong Kong.
The flamboyant decoration includes ceremonial Chinese barges and a large decorative gar...
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$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,010  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
VALENTIJN, F.,  Platte Grond vande Stadt Macao., antique map, old maps VALENTIJN, F. - Platte Grond vande Stadt Macao.
Amsterdam, 1724, Uncoloured.. 272x360mm. Folds as issued. In very good to mint condition.
A fine view of the city of Macao from Lappa Island showing in schematic blocks the structure of the town. With European vessels and junks in the surrounding water. With numbered key 1-26 in lower part, including, Fort de Baare, Bon Parto, Fort St Paulo (Monte Fort). Churches and convents including, ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 750
Approx. Euro 645  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HARRIS, J.,  A view of the town and castle of Macao., antique map, old maps HARRIS, J. - A view of the town and castle of Macao.
London, 1746, Uncoloured.. 200x310mm. Some mainly marginal age-toning of paper.
Nice engraving shows the attack of the English ship "Centurion" on Macau, during which she captured a Portuguese ship that had sailed from Manila. In upper right corner "Vol. 1, page 354", taken from Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca, or Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels by ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 700
Approx. Euro 602  

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Condition Rating: 2
VAN KEULEN, J.,  Nieuwe Pas=Caart strekkende van Pta Cataon tot Pta. Lamtoan, langs de kusten van Cochinchina, Tonquin, Quangsi en Quantung [?] van Macao., antique map, old maps VAN KEULEN, J. - Nieuwe Pas=Caart strekkende van Pta Cataon tot Pta. Lamtoan, langs de kusten van Cochinchina, Tonquin, Quangsi en Quantung [?] van Macao.
Amsterdam, 1753, Coloured.. 505x572mm. Paper slightly age-toned and foxed. Two sheets joined, contemp. pasted on second piece of paper, who is a bit more browned on verso. Generally very good for such a chart.
A finely engraved and detailed chart of Vietnam reaching till Macao and present-day Hong Kong..
Very rare: only included in 6th volume (so-called secret atlas) of Van Keulen's.
Latitude scale, compass rose and system of rhumb lines, soundings, anchorage's, etc. Many Dutch names and a wealth o...
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$ 15,000
Approx. Euro 12,900  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
NICOL, G.,  A Plan of the city and harbour of Macao : a colony of the Portugueze, situated at the southern extremity of the Chinese Empire. . ., antique map, old maps NICOL, G. - A Plan of the city and harbour of Macao : a colony of the Portugueze, situated at the southern extremity of the Chinese Empire. . .
London, 1796, Coloured.. 687x524mm. Very good condition.
A large chart of Macao engraved by Benjamin Baker (fl. 1766-1824) and published by George Nicol. The town is shown in detail, with a 37-point key in English listing Forts, Parishes, Colleges, Covents, Chapels and other buildings of interest including the Customs House and the English Factory and ext... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,750
Approx. Euro 1,505  

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Condition Rating: 3
VANDERMAELEN, Ph.,  [8 sheets - Partie du THIBET], antique map, old maps VANDERMAELEN, Ph. - [8 sheets - Partie du THIBET]
Brussels, 1825-1827, Original colours.. 470x500mm. Lithography, in original colours. Paper very slightly age toned. Plano sheets, mint condition. Each map ca. 470 x 500mm. Each sheet 520 x 700mm.
A set of 8 maps covering Tibet region and the Himalayas.

From his famous Atlas Universel . This atlas was one of the most remarkable world atlases ever produced, anticipating the International Map of the World and being the first atlas to show the entire land mass of the world on a...
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$ 1,350
Approx. Euro 1,161  

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Condition Rating: 1
HIMELY, S.,  Macao., antique map, old maps HIMELY, S. - Macao.
Paris, Finot, 1835, Uncoloured.. 225x315mm. Aquatint plate in sepia. Some outer marginal light spotting. Lower margin with blind stamp \"La Favorite\". Plate mark : 29x38cm.
Early view of Macao after Barthelemy Lauvergne (1805-1875) and engraved in aquatint technique by Sigismond Himely (1801-1872). Published as plate 28 in Voyage autour du monde par les mers de l'Inde et de la Chine de la corvette de sa Majeste La Favorite execute pendant les annees 1830, 1831, 183... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 1,900
Approx. Euro 1,634  

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Condition Rating: 2
The London Printing and Publishing Company,  Macao from the Forts of Heang-shan., antique map, old maps The London Printing and Publishing Company - Macao from the Forts of Heang-shan.
London, ca. 1840, Coloured.. 152x186mm. Steel plate engraving in very good condition. Printed on strong thick paper with nice margins. Slight toning.
A finely delineated view of the city of Macao as seen from one of its fortification areas. The foreground contains a group of religious worshipers. Engraved by S. Fisher. Extracted from Allom & Wright's:CHINAIN A SERIES OF VIEWS.
Nice presentation....
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 129  

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Condition Rating: 3
DEPOT GENERAL DE LA MARINE,  Plan de la rade de Macao (chine) Levé d'après les ordres mr. Rocquemaurel., antique map, old maps DEPOT GENERAL DE LA MARINE - Plan de la rade de Macao (chine) Levé d'après les ordres mr. Rocquemaurel.
Paris, c.1856 / 1863, Uncoloured.. 621x912mm. Printed on thick paper. Cut on plate mark. Dark impression.
Very detailed chart of Macao and several of the surrounding Islands, and features numerous depth soundings throughout. Prepared by captain, Gaston de Rocquemaurel. Logo of the "Dépôt Général de la Marine" in the upper left corner.
Captain, Gaston de Rocquemaurel, who h...
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$ 2,200
Approx. Euro 1,892  

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Condition Rating: 3
DIETH, H.,  Hong Kong. [Queen's Road], antique map, old maps DIETH, H. - Hong Kong. [Queen's Road]
Germany, 1882, In original colours.. 270x380mm. Water colour on paper, signed and dated. Framed.
Finely executed water colour made by Henri Dieth of a charming atmospheric street scene at Queen's Road in Hong Kong. The water colour is made after Eduard Hildebrandt (1818-1869). Hildebrandt, was born in Gdansk, and made numerous journeys visiting the Americas, most of the Mediterranean countries,... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,010  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DIETH, H.,  Hongkong Piratenstrasse. [Pirate Street], antique map, old maps DIETH, H. - Hongkong Piratenstrasse. [Pirate Street]
Germany, 1882, In original colours.. 340x230mm. Water colour on paper, signed and dated.
Finely executed water colour made by Henri Dieth of a charming street scene at "Pirate Street" in Hong Kong. The water colour is made after Eduard Hildebrandt (1818-1869). Hildebrandt, was born in Gdansk, and made numerous journeys visiting the Americas, most of the Mediterranean countries, Asia Min... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 2,500
Approx. Euro 2,150  

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Condition Rating: 2
LAUNAY, A.,  Mission du Kouang-Ton., antique map, old maps LAUNAY, A. - Mission du Kouang-Ton.
Lille, 1890, In original colours.. 268x418mm. Coloured lithography. Paper very slightly age toned. Accompanied by one page description of the region in French.
Important map of the coast of China from Hainan, Hong Kong, Macao up to Shantou, prepared by Adrien Launay, who was a French Missionary and later chronicler of the history of the French Missions in Indo-China at end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th Centuries. His work became a primary referenc... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 500
Approx. Euro 430  

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Condition Rating: 3
BRITISH ADMIRALTY/ AMONG OTHERS,  COLLECTION OF HONG KONG MAPS, BOOKS & FLYERS. Including CHINA - HONGKONG surveyed by Captn. Sir Edward Belcher, in H.M.S. Sulphur 1841. Corrected to 1901., antique map, old maps BRITISH ADMIRALTY/ AMONG OTHERS - COLLECTION OF HONG KONG MAPS, BOOKS & FLYERS. Including CHINA - HONGKONG surveyed by Captn. Sir Edward Belcher, in H.M.S. Sulphur 1841. Corrected to 1901.
London, 1841 - 1901, Uncoloured.. 605x917mm. Generally in very good to very fine condition.
A collection of 30 maps, prints, publications relating to Hong Kong.
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$ 20,000
Approx. Euro 17,200  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SERVICE GEOGRAPHIQUE DE L\'ARMEE.,  CANTON Kong-Teheou., antique map, old maps SERVICE GEOGRAPHIQUE DE L'ARMEE. - CANTON Kong-Teheou.
Paris, 1898 updated for june 1904, In original colours.. 490x640mm. Map printed in helio engraving.
Very detailed (1:1.000.000) map centered on Macao and Victoria Island, showing soundings, English, Australian, Danish telegraph lines reaching Hong Kong and extended to Macao.
The French Service géographique des armées was founded in 1887 and provided the French military and administrativ...
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$ 750
Approx. Euro 645  

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Condition Rating: 2
Turkey
PTOLEMY, C. / SWEYNHEYM, C.,  Prima Asiae Tabula., antique map, old maps PTOLEMY, C. / SWEYNHEYM, C. - Prima Asiae Tabula.
Rome, 1478 or 1490, Uncoloured.. 370x535mm. Paper very slightly age toned but in general in very good condition. Printed on two joined sheets. With a repair net to center fold, hardly notable. No water mark.
Copperplate printed map of Turkey and including Cyprus from the "Atlas In Hoc Operae Haec Continetur…" printed by Bernardinus Venetus de Vitalibus. The map shows Anatolian peninsula, the Aegean islands and Cyprus which looks quite out of shape.
Includes excellent detail, based upon Ptolemy, in...
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$ 3,500
Approx. Euro 3,010  

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Condition Rating: 2
SCHEDEL, H.,  [Constantinopolis expugnatio a turchis. Folio CCXLIX ], antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - [Constantinopolis expugnatio a turchis. Folio CCXLIX ]
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Coloured.. 458x323mm. Wood block print with letter press. Some marginal minor age-toning on the outer left hand margin. Size of illustration 230x225mm.
Panoramic town-view of Istanbul to show the capture of the city by the Turks in 1453. A imaginary view: however the earliest obtainable view of this period.
Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: Liber chronicarum...
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$ 800
Approx. Euro 688  

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Condition Rating: 2
SCHEDEL, H.,  Portugalia / Istanbul CCXC. [With mentioning of Portuguese voyage of discovery along the coast of Africa ], antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Portugalia / Istanbul CCXC. [With mentioning of Portuguese voyage of discovery along the coast of Africa ]
Nuremberg, 12 July 1493, Uncoloured.. 444x310mm. Dark impression on large sheet. In good condition. Size of paper : 445x310mm.
The verso of this page CCXC is of particular interest for its brief account (not appearing in the subsequent German edition of the same year) of the “Portuguese voyage of discovery along the coast of Africa in 1483 [1484], under the direction of Diego Cam and Martin Behaim of Nuremberg, which has be... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 750
Approx. Euro 645  

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Condition Rating: 3
SCHEDEL, H.,  [Constantinopolis. . . Sexta etas mudi CCXLIX ]., antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - [Constantinopolis. . . Sexta etas mudi CCXLIX ].
Nuremberg, 1493, Uncoloured.. 367x225mm. Printed on heavy paper. In very good condition. Size of sheet 440 x 310mm.
One of the first wood block printed views of Istanbul (233 x 227mm.) .
Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the famous: Nuremberg Chronicle, published the year that Columbus returned to Europe after discovering America.
The woodblock cutters were M...
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$ 600
Approx. Euro 516  

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Condition Rating: 3
SCHEDEL, H.,  [De expugnatione Constantinopolis. . . Folium CCLXXIIII ]., antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - [De expugnatione Constantinopolis. . . Folium CCLXXIIII ].
Nuremberg, 1493, Uncoloured.. 440x310mm. Printed on heavy paper. In very good condition. Size of leaf: 440 x 310mm.
One of the first wood block printed views of Istanbul (232 x 227mm.)
Page from the richest illustrated Incunabula, the famous: Nuremberg Chronicle, published the year that Columbus returned to Europe after discovering America.
The woodblock cutters were Michael Wolgemut, the well-known teache...
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$ 900
Approx. Euro 774  

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Condition Rating: 3
SCHEDEL, H.,  Constatinopolis. [Istanbul], antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Constatinopolis. [Istanbul]
Augsburg, Johann Schönsperger, 1497, Uncoloured.. 300x230mm. A very good copy of this rare woodcut illustration. [30 x 20,3 (full sheet) cm], the view 104x195mm.
Short left hand margin, shaving the outer border.
Panoramic town-view of Constantinople (Istanbul). Woodcut published in the so-called pirate edition of the "small Schedel" in Augsburg, 1497, Latin edition.
Originally the Nuremberg Chronicle by Hartmann Schedel was published 1493 in...
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$ 750
Approx. Euro 645  

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Condition Rating: 2
PTOLEMY,C.,  Tabula Nova Asie Minoris., antique map, old maps PTOLEMY,C. - Tabula Nova Asie Minoris.
Strasbourg, J.Schott, 1513-1520, Coloured.. 372x500mm. Very good condition.
From Waldseemüller's "Geographia“ by Martin Waldseemüller, edited by Georg Übelin, printed and published by Johannes Schott. The Atlas is often considered to be the first modern and most important Ptolemy atlas.
One of the earliest printed 'modern' maps of the area of present Turkey, with Cypr...
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$ 2,500
Approx. Euro 2,150  

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Condition Rating: 3
MELA, P. / SOLINUS, G.J.,  [Map of Turkey], antique map, old maps MELA, P. / SOLINUS, G.J. - [Map of Turkey]
Basle, Michael Isengrin, 1544, Uncoloured.. 92x133mm. Wood block map with Latin letter press. Size of paper : 315x210mm. Some very light paper browning and light marginal spotting. Overall very good.
Page with an early representation of Turkey with Cyprus and Syria. This text page with a fine wood block printed map is from the rare work "C. Iulii Solini Polyhistor, Rerum Toto Orbe Memorabilium Thesaurus Locupletissimus. Huic Ob Argumenti Similitudinem Pomponii Melae De Situ Orbis libros tres, . ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 275
Approx. Euro 237  

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Condition Rating: 2
MÜNSTER, S.,  Tabula Asiae I (Turkey), antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - Tabula Asiae I (Turkey)
Basel, Heinrich Petri, 1545, Uncoloured.. 260x340mm. Woodblock map with letterpress on verso. Paper size 300 x 380mm.
The first edition of Munster's map of Turkey, based upon Claudius Ptolemy which appeared in his "Geographia Universalis", first published in 1540.

The Geographia was a new and important edition of Ptolemy, with redesigned maps and the text revised by Münster based on the Willibald Pirckh...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 430  

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Condition Rating: 3
RUSCELLI, G.,  Tabula Asiae I., antique map, old maps RUSCELLI, G. - Tabula Asiae I.
Venice, 1561, Coloured.. 185x245mm. In very good condition, dark impression.
Uncommon first edition of this classical map of Turkey, prepared by Ptolemy.
Girolamo Ruscelli's edition of Ptolemy's Geographia included newly engraved copperplates by Giulio and Livio Sanuto.
The curious fact is that this map is one of two that were engraved on...
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$ 375
Approx. Euro 323  

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Condition Rating: 2
RUSCELLI, G.,  Natolia nuova tavola., antique map, old maps RUSCELLI, G. - Natolia nuova tavola.
Venice, 1561, Coloured.. 185x245mm. In very good condition, dark impression.
Uncommon first edition of this early map of Turkey.
Girolamo Ruscelli's edition of Ptolemy's Geographia included newly engraved copperplates by Giulio and Livio Sanuto. The curious fact is that this map is one of two that were engraved on the same plate, printed and th...
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$ 375
Approx. Euro 323  

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Condition Rating: 2
CAMOCIO, G.F.,  Dardanelo. Fortezza dala parte della Gretia posta nella bocha dello stretto di Costantinopoli del Signor Turcho. . ., antique map, old maps CAMOCIO, G.F. - Dardanelo. Fortezza dala parte della Gretia posta nella bocha dello stretto di Costantinopoli del Signor Turcho. . .
Venice, ca.1574, Uncoloured.. 160x223mm. Cropped closely and tipped onto paper, as is customary, condition is very good. Dark impression and printed on heavy paper.
FIRST STATE - Uncommon Camocio print of the fortress on the southern shores of the mouth of the Gulf of Lepanto. A sharp and dark engraving, this view shows the Turkish fortress with smoking cannons, huge crescent banners and the nearby town that's at outside its walls. Probably located roughly wh... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 450
Approx. Euro 387  

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Condition Rating: 2
MÜNSTER, S.,  [Kings of the Ottoman Empire]., antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - [Kings of the Ottoman Empire].
Basle, about or after 1575, Uncoloured.. 280x190mm. Woodblock print with letter press. Paper browned and age-toned. Good impression. Size of sheet : 280x190mm.
On recto an early representation of the first Ottoman King of the dynasty (112x65 mm). On verso a portrait of Orchanes, second king (80x50 mm), and of Amurathes, third king (55x48 mm). From a French text edition of his Cosmographia , that great compendium of Renaissance knowledge. With contemp. anno... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 20
Approx. Euro 17  

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Condition Rating: 5
BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.,  Byzantium, Nunc Constantinopolis.., antique map, old maps BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F. - Byzantium, Nunc Constantinopolis..
Cologne, 1578, In original colours.. 326x479mm. Some minor browning and foxing, wide margins, verso center fold reinforced. Old manuscript annotations in French in margins and on verso.
One of the finest and most sought-after views of Istanbul. Viewed from the village of Scutari, the City is shown with all its fortifications, the original Genoese district of Galata on the opposite bank of the Golden Horn to the right.
European galleons and Turkish galleys fill the seas of the ...
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$ 2,750
Approx. Euro 2,365  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MÜNSTER, S.,  Constantinopel des Griechischen Keijserthumbs Hauptstatt  im Lande Thracia am Meere gelegen., antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - Constantinopel des Griechischen Keijserthumbs Hauptstatt im Lande Thracia am Meere gelegen.
Basle, 1550-1580, Coloured.. 203x380mm. Double page woodblock print with German letter press. Paper slightly browned and spotted. Old repair of a tear in lower margin.
Detailed town view of the Golden Horn of Constantinople. The city plan depicts the markets, homes, palaces and churches, including the famous Hagia Sophia, shown prior to the addition of the last two minarets in the late 16th century. On the Bosphorus Strait can be seen d... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 750
Approx. Euro 645  

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Condition Rating: 4
MÜNSTER, S.,  [Asia Minor], antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - [Asia Minor]
Basle, 1584, Uncoloured.. 135x180mm. Minor water stains to borders of map, together with some minor spotting, some effecting the engraved surface. Old repair to lower right corner.
Early, attractive woodcut map of Turkey, with Cyprus shown in the lower right corner.
On the full sheet with German text beneath and verso. From the German edition of Sebastian Münster's Cosmography, titled Cosmographey oder beschreibung aller Länder, published in 1574 in Basel by Heinri...
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$ 85
Approx. Euro 73  

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Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A.,  Natoliae.. Aegypti recentior.. Carthaginis ( 3 maps on 1 sheet), antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Natoliae.. Aegypti recentior.. Carthaginis ( 3 maps on 1 sheet)
Antwerp, 1587, In fine original colours.. 320x490mm. Some marginal paper discolouration. Printed on heavy paper. French text on verso; according to Marcel van den Broecke published in 1587.
Three maps on one sheet. Map to the left east to the top. Detailed map Turkey, including Cyprus and Crete.
Also map of the Nile delta and another map of Tunis.
From "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum"....
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$ 900
Approx. Euro 774  

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Condition Rating: 2
MUNSTER, S.,  [Asia Minor], antique map, old maps MUNSTER, S. - [Asia Minor]
Basle, 1588, Uncoloured.. 133x177mm. Map has a trimmed right hand margin, eventually shaving the neat line and just into the printed area of the map.
Sebastien Münster's small map of Asia Minor, complete with a sea monster, bold rivers, mountains, forests and prominent cities of the region. German text below and to verso of the map.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 75
Approx. Euro 65  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
MUNSTER, S.,  [Asia Minor], antique map, old maps MUNSTER, S. - [Asia Minor]
Basle, 1588, Uncoloured.. 132x176mm. Some paper age toning and some marginal water stains.
Wood block printed map with German text beneath and to verso of map. Map shows Turkey and many of the Greek Islands, Crete, Cyprus, Syria, Asia Minor and Thracia.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 75
Approx. Euro 65  

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Condition Rating: 3
BERTELLI, P.,  Ianizer excubias agens constantinapo lipro Aulu Imperatoris., antique map, old maps BERTELLI, P. - Ianizer excubias agens constantinapo lipro Aulu Imperatoris.
Padua, 1589, Uncoloured.. 114x80mm. In very good condition.
Costume plate published by Pietro Bertelli in his "Diversarum nationum habitus", a sixteenth-century Italian costume book. The work was published with fold-out procession scenes and over a hundred engravings of paired figures, usually divided by region or social hierarchy.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 60
Approx. Euro 52  

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Condition Rating: 2
BERTELLI, P.,  Bolucha Bassa Centurio Ianizerorum., antique map, old maps BERTELLI, P. - Bolucha Bassa Centurio Ianizerorum.
Padua, 1589, Uncoloured.. 114x80mm. In very good condition.
Costume plate published by Pietro Bertelli in his "Diversarum nationum habitus", a sixteenth-century Italian costume book. The work was published with fold-out procession scenes and over a hundred engravings of paired figures, usually divided by region or social hierarchy.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 60
Approx. Euro 52  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A.,  Natoliae Quae Olim Asia Minor, Nova de Scriptio / Carthaginis Celeberrimi Sinus Typus / Aegypti re Centior de Scriptio, antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Natoliae Quae Olim Asia Minor, Nova de Scriptio / Carthaginis Celeberrimi Sinus Typus / Aegypti re Centior de Scriptio
Antwerp, 1598, Uncoloured.. 320x490mm. French text on the verso. Wide margins and a strong and dark impression. In fine condition.
Three detailed regional maps by Ortelius, from his Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world.
The first map covers Asia Minor, Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean.
The second map shows the region around the Nile, as far as Aswan. The third map shows the environs of the...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 387  

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Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Lotatoref apud Turcaf (Turks wrestling), antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Lotatoref apud Turcaf (Turks wrestling)
c. 1600, Uncoloured.. 110x92mm. Good condition.
Beautiful engraving of Turks wrestling, copied after an illustration by Abraham de Bruijn, originaly published in 1577 in Cologne.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 50
Approx. Euro 43  

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Condition Rating: 2

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