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Mediterranean & Islands
DE CLERCK, N.,  Sicilia., antique map, old maps DE CLERCK, N. - Sicilia.
Amsterdam, Cloppenburch, 1621, Uncoloured.. 95x134mm. Mint condition. Copper engraved map with Dutch letter press. Size of paper : 31x 20cm.
Small map of Sicily, surrounded by text in Dutch. Nicolaes de Clerck (de Klerc) was active as engraver and publisher in Delft from 1599-1621.
Included in the rare book : Wereld Spiegel, waer in vertoontword de Beschryvinge der Rijken Staten, ende vorstendommen des gantsen Aerdbodems… wh...
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Estimate
($ 175 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
JANSSONIUS, J., Aeneae Troiani Navigatio ad Virgilij Sex Priores Aeneidos. , antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Aeneae Troiani Navigatio ad Virgilij Sex Priores Aeneidos.
Amsterdam, ca 1660, Coloured.. 396x493mm. Marginal and centerfold area browning, otherwise good.
A fascinating, and large historical map of part of the Mediterranean basin (mostly the Eastern Mediterranean), and of the Red Sea, for illustrating the journey of Aeneas, the legendary Trojan hero in both Greek and Roman mythology.
This map is derived from Abraham Ortelius' map, that appeared i...
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Estimate
($ 350 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Aa, P. van der., De Zee en Land-Reyzen vanden Ridder Hendrik Blunt van Venetien door de Levant gedaan., antique map, old maps Aa, P. van der. - De Zee en Land-Reyzen vanden Ridder Hendrik Blunt van Venetien door de Levant gedaan.
Leiden, 1707, coloured. 150x225mm. very good
Pieter van der Aa was a prolific publisher. He published a.o. ' Naaukeurige versameling der gedenkwaardigste zee- en land-reysen', a series of accounts of voyages (1706-08) and ' Galérie agréable du monde', completed in 1729.
A map of the eastern part of the Mediterranean. ...
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Estimate
($ 325 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SEUTTER, M., Theatrum Belli Sive Novissima Tabula Qua Maxima Pars Danubii Et Praeserium Hungaria Cum Aliis Adiacentibus Regnis Nec Non Graecia, Morea, et Archipelagi Insulae. . ., antique map, old maps SEUTTER, M. - Theatrum Belli Sive Novissima Tabula Qua Maxima Pars Danubii Et Praeserium Hungaria Cum Aliis Adiacentibus Regnis Nec Non Graecia, Morea, et Archipelagi Insulae. . .
Nurnberg, 1740, In original colours.. 495x580mm. Marginal imperfections, some minor decolouration, else good condition.
A large, very decorative map of Greece, Hungary, the Balkans and Eastern Mediterranean, including Sicily, Malta, Sardinia and Corsica. The Aegean and the Black Sea in at the utmost right.

The title cartouche, in the bottom central area of the map, depicts a battle with allegorical figur...
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Estimate
($ 350 - 425)

Bid received
$ 230
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
THOMSON, J., Chart of the Mediterranean Sea [includes Cyprus]., antique map, old maps THOMSON, J. - Chart of the Mediterranean Sea [includes Cyprus].
Edinburgh, 1817, Coloured.. 500x590mm. Marginal imperfections, else good.
A very nice example of the large, decorative Mediterranean chart from Thomson's New General Atlas.
In the manner of the portolans of early discovery periods, the chart focuses on coastlines and coastal cities.
It is surrounded by seven inset charts of major harbours, namely Marseilles, Gen...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Smyth, Beaupre, & Lopez. , Valetta Malta, Balearic Islands, Corsica, and Sardinia. , antique map, old maps Smyth, Beaupre, & Lopez. - Valetta Malta, Balearic Islands, Corsica, and Sardinia.
London, 1831, Original outline colour. 305x360mm. Very good clean condition.
S.D.U.K. map of Valetta Malta, Balearic Islands, Corsica, and Sardinia, a first edition. Published by Baldwin & Cradock Nov 1st 1831. Engraved by J & C Walker.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Bid received
$ 85
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Corsica
MAGINI, Antonio, CORSICA Isola, olim Cyrnus., antique map, old maps MAGINI, Antonio - CORSICA Isola, olim Cyrnus.
Bologne, 1620, Coloured.. 340x450mm. Very fine condition.
A striking, decorative map of Corsica, orientated with north to the left, with strapwork cartouches for the title, scale and dedication, and with sea monsters and a galleon in the sea.

As Corsica was still subject to Genova this map appeared in Magini's 'Nova descrittione d'Italia', the...
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Estimate
($ 420 - 500)

Bid received
$ 427
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HOMANN HEIRS,  Insulae Corsicae olim Cyrnus dictae novissima facies choro-graphice. . ., antique map, old maps HOMANN HEIRS - Insulae Corsicae olim Cyrnus dictae novissima facies choro-graphice. . .
Nuremberg, 1735, In original colours.. 515x435mm. Dark impression with large margins.
Beautiful map of Corsica, decorated with a large title cartouche contained in the mouth of a sea monster stranded on the shore. On one side, a sailor holds a probe, and on the other, a Triton riding a fish and holding a Corsican flag with the head of a Moor, rings the Marine Conch (the colombo), at ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,750 - 2,000)

Starting bid
$ 1,200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
OZANNE, N.,  Le port de Bastia vu du coté de l'est. . ., antique map, old maps OZANNE, N. - Le port de Bastia vu du coté de l'est. . .
Paris, ca. 1790, Coloured.. 105x160mm. Short margins. Paper slightly age toned.
Beautiful engraved profil view of Bastia, after Nicolas Ozanne engraved by Le Gouaz.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 70 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
Sardinia
VAN KEULEN, G., Nieuwe en Nette Afteekening van het Eyland Corsica en het Eyland Elba vertoonende alle desselfs Havenen, Steeden en Rivieren. Nieuwe en Nette Afteekening van het Eyland of Koninkryk Sardinia vertoonende alle desselfs Zee Havenen Anker Plaetsen Rivier ..., antique map, old maps VAN KEULEN, G. - Nieuwe en Nette Afteekening van het Eyland Corsica en het Eyland Elba vertoonende alle desselfs Havenen, Steeden en Rivieren. Nieuwe en Nette Afteekening van het Eyland of Koninkryk Sardinia vertoonende alle desselfs Zee Havenen Anker Plaetsen Rivier ...
Amsterdam, 1730, Partly old colour, enhanced with gold and silver.. 535x890mm. Very good, considered the chart's age and size. Mostly marginal imperfections.
An extremely detailed, large sea chart of Corsica, Sardinia and Elba, with many sailing ships, compass roses, decorative cartouches, coat of arms, etc.

One of the most decorative available sea charts of the region published in the 18th Century. A sought after chart....
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Estimate
($ 1,750 - 2,000)

Starting bid
$ 1,500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4