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ORTELIUS, A., Africae Tabula Nova., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Africae Tabula Nova.
Antwerp, 1570, Coloured.. 380x530mm. Some age-toning. In good condition, with small restorations and three little brown spots visible on verso.
A beautiful originally coloured example of Ortelius' map of Africa, from a Latin edition of Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum , the first modern atlas. This map of Africa is based upon Gastaldi's 8 sheet wall map and Mercator's world map of 1569. The map was the first widely disseminated m... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(1,100 - $ 1,500)

Starting price
$ 800

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A., POLONIAE finitimarumque locorum descrip:tio. Auctore WENCESLAO GRODECCIO. Polono., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - POLONIAE finitimarumque locorum descrip:tio. Auctore WENCESLAO GRODECCIO. Polono.
Antwerp, after 1570, Uncoloured.. 372x497mm. Good impression, some mild browning, stains in margins.
Ortelius' evocative map of Poland, being a close copy of Grodecki / Pograbka's map of 1558/62 map, itself based on... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(950 - $ 1,200)

Starting price
$ 750

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A., Descriptio Germaniae Inferioris., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Descriptio Germaniae Inferioris.
Antwerp, 1571, Coloured.. 386x508mm. Striking colors. Heightened in gold. Dutch text on verso.
Fine map of the Netherlands of Philip II King of Spain. The oval map is surrounded by a strapwork frame and the title, adorned with ribbons, is held aloft by two winged cherubs.
According to P. Meurer based on de Jode's 12 sheet map of 1566, itself based primarily on Jacob van Deventer's provin...
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Estimate
(750 - $ 1,200)

Starting price
$ 550

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A., Hiberniae Britannicae insulae nova descriptio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Hiberniae Britannicae insulae nova descriptio.
Antwerp, 1574, Coloured.. 350x479mm. In good condition with wide margins. Nice colour. Latin text on verso. Some rippling in margins. Low reserve.
Copied from Mercator's influential wall map of the British Isles of 1564, this is certainly the best map of Ireland of the 16th century.

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Estimate
(1,400 - $ 2,000)

Bid received
$ 850
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A., Scotiae tabula., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Scotiae tabula.
Antwerp, 1574, Coloured.. 357x478mm. Striking and attractive map. Low reserve Price. Wide margins with some rippling. Latin text on verso.
Very fine general map of Scotland with north to right of page. Derived from Mercator's 1564 map of the British Isles in 8 sheets.

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Estimate
(850 - $ 1,200)

Starting price
$ 700

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A., Africae Tabula Nova., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Africae Tabula Nova.
Antwerp, 1574, Coloured.. 372x495mm. Strong colour. Some browning and foxing, with a minimal old repair lower part center fold, hardly notable. Some small white holding paper tabs on verso. Low reserve Price.
The title is contained in a striking cartouche consisting of a panel flanked by caryatids and strap work. The sea is engraved in stipple-work, and features a sea-battle in the lower right corner, as well as sword fish and a sea monster. Ortelius' depiction of Africa is based on Gastaldi's rare wall ... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(2,000 - $ 2,200)

Starting price
$ 1,800

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A.,  Marcha Anconae, olim Picenum. 1572., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Marcha Anconae, olim Picenum. 1572.
Antwerp, 1574-1575, In original colours.. 155x239mm. Paper slightly age toned. Upper and left corner cut close. Good and dark impression.
The Ancona region along the coast of the Adriatic Sea.
Oceans, mountains, rivers, lakes, cities and important towns are detailed. No text on verso.
Taken from a larger sheet....
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Estimate
(120 - $ 150)

Starting price
$ 75

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A., Regionis Biturigum Exactiss: Descriptio Per D. Ioannem Calamaeum [with] Limaniae Topographia Gabriele Symeoneo Auct., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Regionis Biturigum Exactiss: Descriptio Per D. Ioannem Calamaeum [with] Limaniae Topographia Gabriele Symeoneo Auct.
Antwerp, 1575, Coloured.. 310x480mm. Very good condition wide original margins. Sheet size 445 x 565 mm.
Two fine maps on a full folio sheet. The map of Biturigum was based on Jolivet's map of 1545. The map of Limaniae was based on the work of Gabriel Symeoni.
The larger map covers the Loire region from Gian to Le Blang and Argenton, centered on Chateau Neuf and Bourges. The smaller map shows t...
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Estimate
(250 - $ 300)

Starting price
$ 180

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS,A., Zelandicarum Insularum Exactissima et Nova Descriptio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS,A. - Zelandicarum Insularum Exactissima et Nova Descriptio.
Antwerp, 1575, Coloured.. 335x465mm. Wide margins. Latin text on verso.
From 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum [Atlas of the Whole World]', Latin ed, pl. 39, CN no. 18.
The Theatrum was re-issued in 42 editions with 5 supplements with text in Latin, Dutch, German, French, Spanish, Italian & English between the years 1570-1612.

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Estimate
(1,200 - $ 1,500)

Starting price
$ 650

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A., Europae., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Europae.
Antwerp, before 1575, Coloured.. 375x495mm. Some browning, spots in margins. Strong paper. Minimal old repair lower part center fold, hardly notable. Some small white holding paper tabs on verso.
Somewhat distorted land masses: vignette of Europe being carried off by the bull (Zeus). The first plate with title AFRICAE PARS in normal lettering.
With in south-west of Spain Cap de Vincente , a name used till 1575. The plate has a large crack in the copperplate, next to Egypt. ...
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Estimate
(1,600 - $ 1,900)

Starting price
$ 1,300

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A., Americae sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Americae sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio.
Antwerp, 1579, Original colours.. 370x510mm. A double-page engraved map with two minor paper repairs in the margin and a small lower centerfold repair. Paper slightly age toned. Overall in good condition.
A derivative of Mercator's large map published the year before, this is the second plate of Ortelius's map of the Americas, with the ship in the Pacific sailing East ward.
The plate had a short live of only 8 years.
It is succeeded in 1587 or slightly later by a third plate, which no longe...
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Estimate
(4,500 - $ 6,500)

Bid received
$ 3,800
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A., Anjou : Andegavensium ditionis vera et integra descriptio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Anjou : Andegavensium ditionis vera et integra descriptio.
Antwerp, 1579, Coloured.. 353x467mm. In good condition.
Attractive map of the Loire River valley centred on Angers. The map displays the river system with mountains and forests and hundreds of tiny villages. Large strapwork title cartouche and a scale of miles with a mythical creature and another small cartouche containing the date.
Ortelius based...
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Estimate
(240 - $ 300)

Starting price
$ 200

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A., Scotiae Tabula., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Scotiae Tabula.
Antwerp, 1579, In original colours.. 380x480mm. The condition is very good with a dark impression and good margins. French text to verso.
From the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1579. A fine map of Scotland with north to the right of the page. Ortelius derived this map from Mercator's 1564 map of the British Isles in 8 sheets. ... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(900 - $ 1,400)

Starting price
$ 750

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A., Italiae Novissima Descriptio, Auctore Iacopo Gastaldo Pedemontano., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Italiae Novissima Descriptio, Auctore Iacopo Gastaldo Pedemontano.
Antwerp, 1579, Uncoloured. 380x480mm. In very good condition with a minor centerfold repair that is only visible from the verso.
A beautiful map of Italy based on an earlier work done by Gastaldi. Features a vignette of Neptune and a female mermaid companion, sea monsters ships and decorative cartouches. ... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(1,400 - $ 1,800)

Starting price
$ 1,000

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A., Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio.
Antwerp, 1579, Coloured.. 355x495mm. Excellent condition. Latin text on verso.
This is the second state of the first copperplate of Ortelius' map showing the western hemisphere, showing the prominent bulge in the South American coastline. An important map because of it's influence on the European perceptions of America. When the map was first published by Abraham Ortelius at A... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(5,250 - $ 5,500)

Starting price
$ 4,500

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A., Italiae Novissima descriptio. . ., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Italiae Novissima descriptio. . .
Antwerp, 1579, Coloured.. 360x520mm. Scarce. Nice overall condition. Nice colours. Some rippling in margins.
Very fine map of Italy after Giacomo Gastaldi. Embellished with a title cartouche, vessels, sea monsters and sea gods. Latin text on verso.
Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598) was a cartographer and publisher, who is born and died in Antwerp. Published in the first modern uniform Atlas, "Theatrum Orbi...
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Estimate
(900 - $ 1,200)

Starting price
$ 700

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A.,  Veronae Urbis Territorium., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Veronae Urbis Territorium.
Antwerp, 1584, In attractive strong original colours.. 327x467mm. A strong impression. Paper slightly age-toned. Some minor browning along center fold. In good condition, early impression.
Very fine map of part of Italy centered on Verona, Vizenza and Lake Garda. Prepared by Bernardino Brugnoli, which first was published in 1574 by Forlani. Ortelius' map is a close copy of it.
Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598) was a cartographer and publisher, who is born and died in Antwerp. He pub...
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Estimate
(900 - $ 1,100)

Starting price
$ 600

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A.,  Rhetiae alpestris .. Tirolis Comitatus. & Goritiae. . ., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Rhetiae alpestris .. Tirolis Comitatus. & Goritiae. . .
Antwerp, 1584, Coloured.. 340x495mm. In very good condition. Very attractive colours.
On the left hand-side a map of Tyrol in Austria and on the right a map of the Northern part of Yugoslavia. The maps are prepared by Lazius in 1561.... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(200 - $ 275)

Bid received
$ 175
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A., Hollandiae Antiquorum., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Hollandiae Antiquorum.
Antwerp, 1584, In original colours.. 354x482mm. Wide margins. Latin text on verso. Low reserve.
A mile stone map published by Ortelius on the basis of the map drawn by Jacob van Deventer in abt. 1550.
Decorated with a large strapwork title cartouche, scale of miles with a divider, fancy 16-point compass rose, and the Royal coat of arms.
On verso a Latin text where Ortelius marvels t...
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Estimate
(1,200 - $ 1,800)

Starting price
$ 750

Condition:
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.
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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Estimate
(700 - $ 900)

Starting price
$ 500

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A., Indiae Orientalis, Insularumque Adiacientium Typus. . ., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Indiae Orientalis, Insularumque Adiacientium Typus. . .
Antwerp, 1587, Coloured.. 344x499mm. A very attractive map ! Strong paper. Cartouche painted using marble technique. French text on verso.
Finely handcoloured example of Ortelius' map of SE Asia, Japan, and the Philippines, from the rare French text edition of 1587.
The map includes Beach and other information drawn from Marco Polo.
The map also includes a portion of the West Coast of North America, including several ...
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Estimate
(3,500 - $ 4,500)

Starting price
$ 2,100

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A., Typus Orbis Terrarum., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Typus Orbis Terrarum.
Antwerp, 1570-1587, Old strong colour. 339x492mm. Excellent old strong colours, verdigris, browning, some foxing mostly in lower margin. Strong paper. Minimal old repair lower part center fold, hardly notable. Some small white holding paper tabs on verso.
An early issue (first state) of this influential, and famous World map, issued in the first regularly produced world atlas. The map is a careful reduction of Mercator's landmark wall-map of the world. South America retains the unusual bulged south-west coast drawn by Mercator. There is also a pruden... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(6,000 - $ 8,500)

Starting price
$ 5,500

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A.,  Pontus Euxinus Aequor Iafonio pulfatum remige premum., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Pontus Euxinus Aequor Iafonio pulfatum remige premum.
Antwerp, 1590, In original o/l colours.. 374x580mm. Paper slightly age toned and some light marginal water staining. Cut on neat line and laid down on a larger sheet of paper. A good and dark impression.
Prepared by Ortelius after Mercator, and additional ancient sources as Plinius, Ovidius, Strabo, Apollonius, Procopius and Apianus.
This map belongs to a series of historical maps known as the Parergon Theatri which appeared from 1579 onwards, sometimes as a separate publication and some...
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Estimate
(300 - $ 350)

Starting price
$ 200

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A.,  Tartariae sive Magni Chami Imperium., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Tartariae sive Magni Chami Imperium.
Antwerp, c. 1590, In attractive strong original colours.. 382x500mm. Paper very slightly age-toned. Dark impression, printed on heavy paper. Some light offsetting due to oxidation of ink and colours. With French text on verso.
This is a very early depiction of the northern Pacific, with the first mapping of Northwest Coast of America and probably the first map to name California 'C. Califormio' and showing the name 'Sierra nevada' along the west coast.
Its main feature is the STRETTO DI ANIAN. This increased the pu...
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Estimate
(1,500 - $ 1,750)

Starting price
$ 1,000

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A., ANGLIAE, SCOTIAE ET HIBERNIAE, SIVE | BRITANNICAR: INSVLARVM DESCRIPTIO. , antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - ANGLIAE, SCOTIAE ET HIBERNIAE, SIVE | BRITANNICAR: INSVLARVM DESCRIPTIO.
Antwerp 1592, Uncoloured.. 348x505mm. Very good condition wide margins dark impression.
A beautiful map of the British Isles, north to the right. The map is based on Mercator's earlier map of the British Isles of 1564. Title in strapwork cartouche at top right, text in Latin, in its own cartouche at lower right, scale and royal arms; ships at sea.
From Ortelius' atlas, published i...
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Estimate
(1,200 - $ 1,500)

Starting price
$ 800

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A.,  POLONIAE finitimarumque locorum descrip:tio. Auctore WENCESLAO GRODECCIO. Polono., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - POLONIAE finitimarumque locorum descrip:tio. Auctore WENCESLAO GRODECCIO. Polono.
Antwerp, 1592, Uncoloured.. 183x265mm. Good impression, good condition.
Ortelius' map of Poland, being a close copy of Grodecki / Pograbka's map of 1558/62 map, itself based on Wapovsky 1526 (Karrow 56)
With Latin text on verso, a state 4 and according to van den Broecke "in 1587, the Silesian town Pitzen has been added, on the upper Prosna River, located on Polis...
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Estimate
(1,200 - $ 1,400)

Starting price
$ 800

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DE JODE,C., Comitatus Venayscinensis Nova Discriptio., antique map, old maps DE JODE,C. - Comitatus Venayscinensis Nova Discriptio.
Antwerp, 1593, Uncoloured.. 300x242mm. Very good and dark impression. Left margin cut close to plate mark. Professional repair of tear in the lower right side, 8,5 cm into the engraved area.
Rare map depicting part of Provence with Avignon, Cavaillon, Orange, Carpentras, etc.
Gerard De Jode was the great rival of Ortelius, both made a living out of selling maps, and it seems not always on good terms. It is probable that Ortelius was responsible for a delay in the publication o...
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Estimate
(360 - $ 450)

Starting price
$ 200

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A. / GALLE, Ph., Typus Vindeliciae Sive Utriusque Bavariae., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. / GALLE, Ph. - Typus Vindeliciae Sive Utriusque Bavariae.
Rome, 1593, Uncoloured. 85x115mm. In very good condition with Italian script on verso.
Charming miniature map of Danube River as it passes through Bavaria. It is from Philip Galle's 1593 Italian edition of the Epitome. Simple title cartouche.... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(150 - $ 175)

Starting price
$ 75

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A., Maris Pacifici., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Maris Pacifici.
Antwerp, 1595, Coloured.. 345x497mm. Minor discolouration on the extremities of the center fold. Repair of split lower part center fold, 4cm. Into engraved area. Good margins. Very good condition.
This was the first printed map to be devoted solely to the Pacific, and the first to name North and South America separately. Lower right a large presentation of Ferdinand Magellan's ship "Victoria" sailing westward on the first voyage around the world.
This was the first well documented arriva...
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Estimate
(9,000 - $ 12,000)

Bid received
$ 5,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A., Descriptio Germaniae Inferioris. (P), antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Descriptio Germaniae Inferioris. (P)
Antwerp, 1595, Coloured.. 386x508mm. Paper slightly age toned. Center fold strengthened on verso for protective reason.
The oval map is surrounded by a strapwork frame and the title, adorned with ribbons, is held aloft by two winged cherubs.
According to P. Meurer based on de Jode's 12 sheet map of 1566, itself based primarily on Jacob van Deventer's province maps....
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Estimate
(750 - $ 950)

Bid received
$ 165
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LANGENES, B.ORTELIUS, A. / GALLE, F..,  Aegyptus., antique map, old maps LANGENES, B.ORTELIUS, A. / GALLE, F.. - Aegyptus.
Antwerp, 1598, Coloured.. 85x115mm. Generally in good condition.
Very fine early miniature map of Egypt, showing the Nile delta . Title cartouche on the lower left corner.
Scarce miniature map from the second series of miniature atlas of Ortelius' Epitome. A new series of pocket-size atlases was begun by Philip Galle in 1588. It seems that he was not satisf...
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Estimate
(60 - $ 100)

Starting price
$ 40

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A.,  Islandia., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Islandia.
Antwerp, 1598, In attractive colours.. 335x490mm. In very good to mint condition. Dutch text on verso.
Perhaps the most famous map of Iceland. On the south side of the island a collection of all possible sea monsters is depicted. Polar bears on ice flows and volcanoes in the interior. On verso there is a legend, mentioning the names of these animals.
Van den Broecke estimates the number of copie...
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Estimate
(6,500 - $ 8,500)

Bid received
$ 5,100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
METELLUS, J.,  Maris Pacifici vulgo Mar del Zur., antique map, old maps METELLUS, J. - Maris Pacifici vulgo Mar del Zur.
Cologne, c. 1602, Uncoloured.. 195x276mm. Some marginal age-toning and spotting. Slight discoloration along center fold. A few brown spots. Large margins. Very good condition.
Only the second printed map devoted to the Pacific. Reduced version of the map by Ortelius, it lacks latitude and longitude markings.
Published in Metellus America sive Novus Orbis. First published in 1598 by Acosta who was a Spanish Jesuit missionary, historian and cosmographer. The in...
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Estimate
(4,800 - $ 6,000)

Starting price
$ 2,500

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A., Hollandiae Antiquorum., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Hollandiae Antiquorum.
Antwerp, 1603, Coloured.. 354x482mm. Paper has been slightly washed and centerfold has been flattened. Generally in very good condition.
A third state of this mile stone map published by Ortelius on the basis of the map drawn by Jacob van Deventer in abt. 1550.
Decorated with a large strapwork title cartouche, scale of miles with a divider, fancy 16-point compass rose, and the Royal coat of arms.
On verso a Latin text wher...
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Estimate
(700 - $ 850)

Bid received
$ 125
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A.,  Maris Pacifici., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Maris Pacifici.
Antwerp, 1590-1603, In attractive colours.. 344x498mm. Very good condition. Very good impression. Latin text on verso.
This was the first printed map to be devoted solely to the Pacific, and the first to name North and South America separately. It includes most of North and South America, with a vast Terra Australia Sive Magellanica Nondum Detecta which slopes north sharply to join with Java a myth started by Mercat... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(7,200 - $ 8,000)

Starting price
$ 4,000

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A., Britannicarum Insularum Typus., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Britannicarum Insularum Typus.
Antwerp, c1608, Uncoloured. 365x506mm. Very good dark impression. Some small spotting. Overall toning, a bit darker to central fold. Wide margins with small part of loss to edges (far outside platemark).
Decorative and rare map of the British Isles in Roman times. Based on information from Mercator's 1564 map of the British Isles, improved by a new outline from Saxton's 1579 map, and ancient knowledge from Diodorus, Siculus, Plinius, Appianus, Tacitus, Csar and Strabo. The map is filled with ancien... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(700 - $ 1,000)

Starting price
$ 500

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
ORTELIUS, A., Islandia, antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Islandia
Antwerp, 1609, Uncoloured.. 335x490mm. Several marginal imperfections and repairs, centerfold flattened, otherwise in a very good condition.
From the 1609 Latin edition of the Theatrum (330 copies printed). Probably the most famous map of Iceland. The lower part of this map features a big collection of sea monsters. In the land interior, volcanoes and, on sea ice, bears.

The sea monster, are labeled with a lettered key.
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Estimate
(7,000 - $ 8,000)

Starting price
$ 4,000

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
PONTANUS, J.I., Bantam and Plan of Bantem Bay., antique map, old maps PONTANUS, J.I. - Bantam and Plan of Bantem Bay.
Amsterdam, 1611, Coloured. 85x135mm. Condition of the map is good. Copper engraving with letterpress. Size of page 195 x 300 mm.
Plan of Banten Bay, also known as Bantam Bay, Banten province, on the northwest tip of Java, Indonesia.
Includes Panjang Island, ships, and boats. Also includes surroundings. Even though this map is much smaller than an atlas map from Blaeu, Hondius or Ortelius, it is still a highly detailed a...
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Estimate
(150 - $ 350)

Bid received
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
PONTANUS, J.I., Ships in the Bay of Banta., antique map, old maps PONTANUS, J.I. - Ships in the Bay of Banta.
Amsterdam, 1611, Coloured. 80x150mm. Condition of the map is good. Copper engraving with letterpress. Size of page 195 x 300 mm.
The Houtman ships finally arrived at Banten, a northwestern port in Java.
Houtman was introduced to the Sultan of Banten, who promptly entered into an optimistic treaty with the Dutch, writing "We are well content to have a permanent league of alliance and friendship with His Highness the Pr...
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Estimate
(150 - $ 350)

Starting price
$ 75

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
PONTANUS, J.I., Plan of Banta., antique map, old maps PONTANUS, J.I. - Plan of Banta.
Amsterdam, 1611, Coloured. 95x150mm. Condition of the map is good. Copper engraving with letterpress. Size of page 195 x 300 mm.
Clear view of the city of Banta. The Houtman ships finally arrived at Banten, a northwestern port in Java. Houtman was introduced to the Sultan of Banten, who promptly entered into an optimistic treaty with the Dutch, writing "We are well content to have a permanent league of alliance and friends... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(150 - $ 350)

Starting price
$ 75

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
PONTANUS, J.I., Banta., antique map, old maps PONTANUS, J.I. - Banta.
Amsterdam, 1611, Coloured. 110x150mm. Condition of the map is good, some flattened folds visible. Copper engraving with letterpress. Size of page 195 x 300 mm.
A view of the city of Banta and its inhabitants. On verso inhabitants of Java. Many ships in the harbour. Even though this map is much smaller than an atlas map from Blaeu, Hondius or Ortelius, it is still a highly detailed and delightful map, and often the first one of its region.
An entire lea...
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Estimate
(150 - $ 350)

Starting price
$ 75

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
PONTANUS, J.I., View of the town of Gammelamme, situated on Ternate., antique map, old maps PONTANUS, J.I. - View of the town of Gammelamme, situated on Ternate.
Amsterdam, 1611, Coloured.. 90x125mm. Condition of the map is good. Copper engraving with letterpress. Size of page 195 x 300 mm.
View of the town of Gammelamme [Gamalama] on Ternate, where the Dutch established a trading post. Includes Dutch ships, native boats or proas, indication of the reef, natives fishing with nets, the town and trading post, a lighthouse, as well as a native temple, the native house of the king. Even th... (Go to Item Page)
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(150 - $ 350)

Starting price
$ 75

Condition:
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, 1570-1612, In fine original colours.. 320x490mm. Some marginal paper discolouration. A few places underlaid due to oxidation of paper. No real damage to the map.
From a rare Spanish text edition.
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".
Very attractive original colours....
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Estimate
(950 - $ 1,200)

Starting price
$ 650

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A., Florentini Dominii Fidelissima et nova descriptio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Florentini Dominii Fidelissima et nova descriptio.
Antwerp, 1595-1612, Coloured.. 342x470mm. Strong paper. Two small wormholes center bottom, hardly notable. Some rippling near center top margin.
Very fine map including the towns of Pisa, Florence, Siena, etc. The map is based on Stefano Buonsignori's map.
Copper engraving with French text on verso. Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598) was a cartographer and publisher, who is born and died in Antwerp. Published first modern uniform Atlas, Th...
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Estimate
(800 - $ 1,200)

Starting price
$ 650

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ORTELIUS, A., l'isle de France, Parisiensis Agri de Script, antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - l'isle de France, Parisiensis Agri de Script
Antwerp, 1641, Coloured. 340x450mm. With two minor margin tears at the centerfold professionally repaired. Paper agetoned.
An attractive map that depicts the region surrounding Paris. There are strap-work title and scale cartouches and a beautiful interlocking border. The high detail depicts lakes, rivers, mountains, cities & towns.
Abraham Ortelius (1527 - 1598) was one of the most important figures in the earl...
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Estimate
(300 - $ 450)

Starting price
$ 200

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
ORTELIUS, A., Picardiae Belgicae Regio Nis Descriptio, antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Picardiae Belgicae Regio Nis Descriptio
Antwerp, 1641, Coloured. 330x485mm. In good condtion with professional repairs to the center-fold. Map has been backed with Japan paper.
A highly detailed copper engraved map of the Picardie region in Northwest France by Abraham Ortelius. This map is finely engraved with forests, cities, villages along the Somme River and features the Picardie Region from the sea in the west to Abbeville, San Quentin and Amiens in the east. It has fa... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(100 - $ 250)

Bid received
$ 69
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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Estimate
(3,000 - $ 3,500)

Starting price
$ 2,000

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MORTIER, P., Carte Generale Des Costes de L\'Europe sur l\'Ocean comprises depuis Dronthem en Norvege Jusques au Destroit de Gibraltar., antique map, old maps MORTIER, P. - Carte Generale Des Costes de L'Europe sur l'Ocean comprises depuis Dronthem en Norvege Jusques au Destroit de Gibraltar.
Amsterdam, 1693, In original colours.. 600x855mm. Thick high quality paper, clear impression and wide margins as issued. Vague browning along the middle folding but otherwise in fine condition.
Large sea chart of Europe published by Pieter Mortier, 1693. This general chart of the coast of Western Europe extends from the region west of Tronheim, Norway to about where Casablanca is on the coast of North Africa.
It includes all of the British Isles and the coasts of, Denmark, northweste...
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Estimate
(400 - $ 700)

Starting price
$ 250

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A. / HULSIUS, L., Die Insul Madagascar, Laurenti Genand., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. / HULSIUS, L. - Die Insul Madagascar, Laurenti Genand.
Frankfurt, 1604 , Coloured.. 105x137mm. Very good condition good strong impression and decent size margins.
An attractive miniature copper-engraved map of Madagascar from the German edition of Abraham Ortelius' Epitome, With German title at the top, a ship, two sea-monsters and depiction of the tropic of Capricorn.
Published in Frankfurt Levinus Hulsius. ...
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Estimate
(120 - $ 120)

Starting price
$ 80

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2