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SCHEDEL, H., Register des buchs der Croniken ... [title page], antique map, old maps SCHEDEL, H. - Register des buchs der Croniken ... [title page]
Nuremberg 1493, Uncoloured.. 265x180mm. Margins cut down closed to text, pasted on an other old sheet to fit in the book ,some soiling , ink stains, old manuscript anotations. Fair condition.
Title page page from the rare German edition of Hartman Schedel's Liber chronicarum ,widely known as 'Nuremberg Chronicle', printed in 1493 by Koberger, Nuremberg

Incunable books usually didn't have title pages as we know from later b...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 360)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
BRAUN, Georg / HOGENBERG, Frans., DE PRAECIPUIS, TOTIUS UNIVERSI URBIBUS. LIBER SECUNDUS. , antique map, old maps BRAUN, Georg / HOGENBERG, Frans. - DE PRAECIPUIS, TOTIUS UNIVERSI URBIBUS. LIBER SECUNDUS.
Cologne, 1575, Coloured. 350x230mm. In generally good condition, some uniform browning of paper by age, occasional foxing.
A fine copper engraved title page to volume two of the 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', with the related dedication sheet [to Emperor Matthias, pl. view backside picture].
The 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', or the "Braun & Hogenberg", is a six-volume town atlas and the greatest book of town views and...
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Estimate
($ 360 - 430)

Starting bid
$ 240
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DE BRY, Th.,  Dritter Theil Indiae Orientalis . . . [Title page], antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Dritter Theil Indiae Orientalis . . . [Title page]
Frankfurt, 1594, Uncolored.. 280x190mm. Short margins. A good and dark impression.
A very attractive title page from the second part of de Bry's travel book. Theodore de Bry, a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had published six parts at the time of his death in 1598. His widow, two sons, and another family member continued the work,... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 190 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ALBRIZZI, A.,  (Title page) Principum Christianorum Stemmata., antique map, old maps ALBRIZZI, A. - (Title page) Principum Christianorum Stemmata.
Strasbourg, 1610, Uncoloured.. 380x254mm. Laid down on paper, margins cut off. Inner panel cut out. Good and dark impression.
Uncommon title page. From Antonio Albizzi, "Principum Christianorum Stemmata ab Antonio Albizio Nobili Florentino collecta: et Cum brevibus ejusdem notationibus ex Archivis Principum descripta: Adjecto stemmate Othomannico Argentorati Postant apud Christophorum ab Heyden".
Featuring fou...
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Estimate
($ 175 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
MEISNER, D.,  [Title page] Libellus Novus Politicus.. Pars Sexta., antique map, old maps MEISNER, D. - [Title page] Libellus Novus Politicus.. Pars Sexta.
Frankfurt, 1626, Uncoloured.. 115x145mm. A good and dark impression. Slightly marginal staining.
Very skilfully engraved title page 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. By 1625 the collection... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MEISNER, D.,  [Title page] Libellus Novus Politicus.. Pars Tertia., antique map, old maps MEISNER, D. - [Title page] Libellus Novus Politicus.. Pars Tertia.
Frankfurt, 1626, Uncoloured.. 110x145mm. A good and dark impression. Slightly marginal staining.
Very skilfully engraved title page 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. By 1625 the collection... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MEISNER, D.,  [Title page] Libellus Novus Politicus.. Pars Quarta., antique map, old maps MEISNER, D. - [Title page] Libellus Novus Politicus.. Pars Quarta.
Frankfurt, 1626, Uncoloured.. 115x145mm. A good and dark impression. Slightly marginal staining.
Very skilfully engraved title page 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. By 1625 the collection... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, J. / C.,  [Title page from] Le Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. / C. - [Title page from] Le Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas.
Amsterdam, 1640, Coloured.. 406x243mm. Paper slightly age-toned, else fine.
Architectural frontage without the usual title and imprint printed on paste-on slips.

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Estimate
($ 200 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
JANSSONIUS, J., Nouvel Atlas ou Theatre du Monde. . . (Title page), antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Nouvel Atlas ou Theatre du Monde. . . (Title page)
Amsterdam, ca. 1650, Uncoloured. 410x250mm. In very good condition.
The title page from a French text edition of Novus Atlas sive Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the second volume with regions of Asia, Africa and America.
To the left is Ptolemy with a sphere and pair of compasses. Marinus holding a map to the right. The design is copied from the title page of M...
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Estimate
($ 175 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
JANSSONIUS, J., Nouvel Atlas ou Theatre du Monde. (Title page), antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Nouvel Atlas ou Theatre du Monde. (Title page)
Amsterdam, ca. 1650, Uncoloured. 405x265mm. In very good condition!
The title page from a French text edition of Novus Atlas sive Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first volume.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 175 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BLOME, R.,  (Dedication page Bellona) The Gentleman's Recreation., antique map, old maps BLOME, R. - (Dedication page Bellona) The Gentleman's Recreation.
London, 1686, Coloured.. 325x210mm. Paper slightly age toned.
Hand-coloured allegorical print from Richard Blome's "The Gentleman's Recreation", titled "BELLONA" and dedicated to John Cutts of Arksden.

Richard Blome (1635-1705) was among the most active publishers of cartographic and illustrated books in late 17th and early 18th century in Great...
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Estimate
($ 35 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BLOME, R.,  (Dedication page) The Gentleman's Recreation., antique map, old maps BLOME, R. - (Dedication page) The Gentleman's Recreation.
London, 1686, Coloured.. 325x210mm. The print has a repair at the bottom just left of the coat of arms. Paper slightly age toned.
Hand-coloured allegorical print from Richard Blome's "The Gentleman's Recreation", titled "PAINTING" which was dedicated to Charles Bodwell, Viscount Bodmyn.

Richard Blome (1635-1705) was among the most active publishers of cartographic and illustrated books in late 17th and early 18th ...
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Estimate
($ 35 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 25
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
VISSCHER, N.,  Title page: Atlas Minor sive totius Orbis Terrarum. . ., antique map, old maps VISSCHER, N. - Title page: Atlas Minor sive totius Orbis Terrarum. . .
Amsterdam, 1690, Uncoloured.. 393x248mm. In attractive colours. Paper to the left part somewhat wrinkled, hardly notable.
Finely etched title page from Visscher's Atlas Minor. Showing Atlas supporting the World, and Neptune seated astride a terrestrial globe, showing the Atlantic coasts. Two figures in the foreground are studying an atlas, surrounded with navigational instruments.
Design and etched by Gerard de La...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 225
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
 JAILLOT, Alexis-Hubert , Atlas Nouveau, contenant Toutes les Parties du monde. , antique map, old maps JAILLOT, Alexis-Hubert - Atlas Nouveau, contenant Toutes les Parties du monde.
Amsterdam, 1692, fine original colouring. 460x355mm. In excellent condition.
'Atlas Nouveau, contenant Toutes les Parties du monde'. The highly attractive frontispiece of Jaillot’s large-format edition of Nicolas Sanson’s atlas in very fine colouring.
Alexis-Hubert Jaillot (1632-1712), French cartographer. He joined the Sanson heirs firm and redrew Nicolas Sanson's map...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 290)

Starting bid
$ 160
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DORIGNY, N., Psyches et Amoris nuptiae ac fabula a Raphaele  (Title Page), antique map, old maps DORIGNY, N. - Psyches et Amoris nuptiae ac fabula a Raphaele (Title Page)
Rome, 1693, Coloured.. 410x575mm. In very good condition.
Fine copper engraved frontispiece by Nicolas Dorigny from "LOGGIA DI PSYCHE", was published in Rome in 1693.
This engraving reproduces the frescoes by Raphael on the ceiling of the Villa Farnesina in Rome (Commissioned in 1517). In the cartouche on this print a river god supports an armorial sh...
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Estimate
($ 170 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 99
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
JAILLOT,H.,  [Title page] Atlas Nouveau contenant toutes les parties du monde . . ., antique map, old maps JAILLOT,H. - [Title page] Atlas Nouveau contenant toutes les parties du monde . . .
Paris, 1696, In attractive original colours.. 450x320mm. Repair of tear lower left. Paper age-toned and lightly spotted, else good. Good margins.
Fine title page of classical architectural design incorporating portraits of royalty and battle scenes.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
FER, N de / MORTIER, P.,  (Title page) Troisieme Partie de L'Introduction a la Fortification. . ., antique map, old maps FER, N de / MORTIER, P. - (Title page) Troisieme Partie de L'Introduction a la Fortification. . .
Amsterdam, c.1702, Coloured.. 225x290mm. Very light marginal water staining, not affecting engraved area. Very good and dark impression.
Very decorative title page from the Amsterdam edition of ca. 1702 by Pieter Mortier (1661-1711) of de Fer's important work "Les forces de l' Europe."
This plate is to the third part and is a remake by J. van Vianen of the original engraved title with the imprint: a Amsterdam chez Pierre Mortie...
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Estimate
($ 180 - 225)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DE FER, N.,  [Title page] L'Atlas curieux ou le Monde réprésente dans des cartes. . ., antique map, old maps DE FER, N. - [Title page] L'Atlas curieux ou le Monde réprésente dans des cartes. . .
Paris, 1705, Uncoloured.. 230x340mm. Paper age-toned. Lower marginal tear. Else in good condition.
Engraved title page from Nicolas de Fer's "Atlas Curieux". Text heightened with gold and silver, now oxidized. In lower part figures symbolizing mapmaking and architecture.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
CHIQUET, J.,  [Title page] Le nouveau et curieux Atlas Géographique et historique ou Le Divertissement des Empereurs, Roys, et Princes. Tant dans laz Guerre que dans la Paix. . ., antique map, old maps CHIQUET, J. - [Title page] Le nouveau et curieux Atlas Géographique et historique ou Le Divertissement des Empereurs, Roys, et Princes. Tant dans laz Guerre que dans la Paix. . .
Paris, 1719, Uncoloured.. 162x220mm. Good condition. Paper very slightly age toned. Dark impression.
Decorative title page. According to its title, this atlas was intended for the entertainment of emperors, king... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DOPPELMAYR,J.G.,  [Title page] Atlas Coelestis in mundus spectabilis, et in eodem Stellarum, antique map, old maps DOPPELMAYR,J.G. - [Title page] Atlas Coelestis in mundus spectabilis, et in eodem Stellarum
Nuremberg 1742, Uncolored.. 550x330mm. Engraved frontispiece. Water stain in lower right corner. Dark impression.
Title page from the first edition of this celestial atlas.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 175 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
FREYCINET, M.L.,  [Title page] Voyage de découvertes aux terres Australes éxécuté par ordre de S.M l'Empereur et Roi., antique map, old maps FREYCINET, M.L. - [Title page] Voyage de découvertes aux terres Australes éxécuté par ordre de S.M l'Empereur et Roi.
Paris, Langois, 1811, Uncoloured.. 310x240mm. Printed on heavy paper, large margins, very good impression.
Set of two title pages from the atlas part of "Voyage de decouvertes aux terres australes", Freycinet and Peron's accounts of the French cartographic expedition to Australia 1800-1804, which was preparing the way for French colonization.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 70 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
SCHROEDER.,  [Title page] Pilote Français (environs de Brest) rédigé par M. Beaulieu-Beaupré . . ., antique map, old maps SCHROEDER. - [Title page] Pilote Français (environs de Brest) rédigé par M. Beaulieu-Beaupré . . .
Paris, Dépôt général de la Marine, 1822, Uncoloured.. 230x170mm. Good impression, large margins. Size of sheet 360 x 270mm.
Title page of "Pilote Français" with a view of "Goulet de Brest" (83x155mm.) Engraved by Schroeder and Besançon.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 30 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3