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 BELLA, S.D.,  Vues du port de Llivourne. (set of 6 prints), antique map, old maps BELLA, S.D. - Vues du port de Llivourne. (set of 6 prints)
1654-1655, Uncoloured.. 245x370mm. Good impression. Cut short untill neat line, as usual. Collector mark « F Q » for Friedrich Quiring on verso, 5 x 7 mm (L.1041c).
Sought-after complete suite of 6 engravings by S[tefano] Della Bella [1610-1664]. in a second state (of 2).
Della Bella was born in Florence in 1610, and studied the art of etching under Remigio Cantagallina, who had also been the master of Callot. While at first the young artist undertook to em...
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Estimate
($ 7,000 - 8,000)

Starting bid
$ 5,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
H Beckwith – Sir Edwin Landseer , (2 separate titles...) High Life & Low Life., antique map, old maps H Beckwith – Sir Edwin Landseer - (2 separate titles...) High Life & Low Life.
London 1860, Uncoloured.. 238x188mm. In good condition decent size margins dark impression on stiff paper
Two engravings by H Beckwith after Sir Edwin Landseer. Published by James S Virtue Each accompanied by a sheet of descriptive text ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 85 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
E. J. Portbury – W. Etty , (2 titles...)  Bathers Surprised By A Swan and The Dangerous Playmate , antique map, old maps E. J. Portbury – W. Etty - (2 titles...) Bathers Surprised By A Swan and The Dangerous Playmate
London 1860, Uncoloured.. 238x188mm. In good condition decent size margins dark impression on stiff paper.
Two engravings both by E. J. Portbury after W. Etty Published by James S Virtue Each accompanied by a sheet of descriptive text .... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 85 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Decorative Prints
DIDEROT, D., (Complete 9 Plate set) Fleuriste Artificiel., antique map, old maps DIDEROT, D. - (Complete 9 Plate set) Fleuriste Artificiel.
Paris, 1751, Uncoloured as issue. 365x205mm. Very good condition, wide margins as issue sheet size 400 x 225 mm plate VIII is a double 330 x 425 mm. The etchings, with engraving and stipple, on cream laid paper.
Complete 9 Plate set ‘Fleuriste Artificiel’ Contenant Huit Planches, dont une double Planches Diderot's ‘Encyclopede du Duictionarnaire Raisonn des Sciences’.
Original copper engraving drawn by Lucotte, engraved by J. A.Defehrt.
Excerpted from Diderot's "Encyclopede du Duictionarna...
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Estimate
($ 200 - 260)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DIDEROT, D. , (5 Plates depicting art of gilding)  Doreur., antique map, old maps DIDEROT, D. - (5 Plates depicting art of gilding) Doreur.
Paris, 1751, Uncoloured as issue. 365x205mm. Very good condition. On heavy cream laid paper strong impression.
Four copper engravings showing the art of gilding by Prevost. The etchings, with engraving and stipple, on cream laid paper Excerpted from Diderot's "Encyclopede du Duictionarnaire Raisonn des Sciences”
Plate I. shows men at different stages gilding to metal Plate II. shows the tools used in ...
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Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DIDEROT, D., (A set of fourteen plates with a gold spinner) Tireur et Fileur D'Or’ , antique map, old maps DIDEROT, D. - (A set of fourteen plates with a gold spinner) Tireur et Fileur D'Or’
Paris, 1751, Uncoloured as issue. 365x205mm. In very good condition strong impression, Printed on heavy cream laid paper. Generous margins
A set of fourteen plates ‘Tireur et Fileur D'Or’ (Gold Spinner), from, Diderot's ‘Encyclopede du Duictionarnaire Raisonn des Sciences’. Edited by Denis Diderot.
Collection of Plates, on The Sciences, The Liberal Arts, and The Mechanical Arts, with their explanation. Engraved by Robert Bénard a...
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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DIDEROT, D., (A set of four plates about cutting and polishing diamonds) Diamantaire., antique map, old maps DIDEROT, D. - (A set of four plates about cutting and polishing diamonds) Diamantaire.
Paris, 1751, Uncoloured as issue. 365x205mm. Very good condition, strong impression, generous margins
A set of four plates Diamantaire (Cutting and polishing Diamonds). From, Diderot's ‘Encyclopede du Duictionarnaire Raisonn des Sciences’. Edited by Denis Diderot.
Collection of Plates, on The Sciences, The Liberal Arts, and The Mechanical Arts, with their explanation. Engraved by Prevost and ...
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Estimate
($ 160 - 185)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DIDEROT, D., (A set of three plates about Cutlery Manufacture) Coutelier., antique map, old maps DIDEROT, D. - (A set of three plates about Cutlery Manufacture) Coutelier.
Paris, 1751, Uncoloured.. 365x205mm. Very good condition extremely strong impression an obvious sign of an early printing.
A set of three plates ‘Coutelier’ (Cutlery Manufacture), from, Diderot's ‘Encyclopede du Duictionarnaire Raisonn des Sciences’. Collection of Plates, on The Sciences, The Liberal Arts, and The Mechanical Arts, with their explanation. Engraved by J.D.E. Le Canu. llustrated by Prevost.
Two plates...
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Estimate
($ 160 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DIDEROT, D., (Complete set of four prints about Lace making and Stitch work.)  ‘Dentelle et Facon du Point’., antique map, old maps DIDEROT, D. - (Complete set of four prints about Lace making and Stitch work.) ‘Dentelle et Facon du Point’.
Paris 1751, Uncoloured as issue. 365x205mm. In very good condition strong impression.
Complete set of four ‘Dentelle et Facon du Point’ (Lace Making and Stitch Work.) from Diderot's "Encyclopede du Duictionarnaire Raisonn des Sciences”.
Original copper engravings excerpted from Diderot's "Encyclopede du Duictionarnaire Raisonn des Sciences”. By Goussier & Desehrt. 1 page of te...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 160)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
James Gillray., Cupid, from the New Pantheon No.4, published by Hannah Humphrey, 1799 , antique map, old maps James Gillray. - Cupid, from the New Pantheon No.4, published by Hannah Humphrey, 1799
London, 1799, Early hand colour. 230x193mm. The condition is good, slight toning, the verso is blank.
A caricature of John Nicholls, a politician and lawyer in 'New Pantheon' in the character of Cupid. He was blind in one eye.
Published 7th May 1799, by H. Humphrey, 27 St James Street. ...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 375)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Architecture Prints
VREDEMAN DE VRIES, J. / HONDIUS, H.,  Perspective print by Vredeman de Vries. 26., antique map, old maps VREDEMAN DE VRIES, J. / HONDIUS, H. - Perspective print by Vredeman de Vries. 26.
The Hague, 1604 - 1605, Uncoloured.. 185x285mm. Very good and dark impression. Marginal discolouration of outer margin. Paper slightly age-toned. Else good.
Engraving from Perspective, c'est a dire, le tres renomme art du poinct oculaire d'une veue dedans ou travers regardante, estant sur une muraille unie, sur un tableau, ou sur de la toile, en laquelle il y ayt quelques edifices, soyt d'eglises, temples, palais, sales, chambres, galeries, places, a... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 90 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
VREDEMAN DE VRIES, J. / HONDIUS, H.,  Perspective print by Vredeman de Vries. 27., antique map, old maps VREDEMAN DE VRIES, J. / HONDIUS, H. - Perspective print by Vredeman de Vries. 27.
The Hague, 1604 - 1605, Uncoloured.. 185x285mm. Very good and dark impression. Marginal discolouration of outer margin. Paper slightly age-toned. Else good.
Engraving from Perspective, c'est a dire, le tres renomme art du poinct oculaire d'une veue dedans ou travers regardante, estant sur une muraille unie, sur un tableau, ou sur de la toile, en laquelle il y ayt quelques edifices, soyt d'eglises, temples, palais, sales, chambres, galeries, places, a... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
VREDEMAN DE VRIES, J. / HONDIUS, H.,  Perspective print by Vredeman de Vries. 28., antique map, old maps VREDEMAN DE VRIES, J. / HONDIUS, H. - Perspective print by Vredeman de Vries. 28.
The Hague, 1604 - 1605, Uncoloured.. 185x285mm. Very good and dark impression. Marginal discolouration of outer margin. Paper slightly age-toned. Else good.
Engraving from Perspective, c'est a dire, le tres renomme art du poinct oculaire d'une veue dedans ou travers regardante, estant sur une muraille unie, sur un tableau, ou sur de la toile, en laquelle il y ayt quelques edifices, soyt d'eglises, temples, palais, sales, chambres, galeries, places, a... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
DEMORTAIN, G., Oeue de la Chapelle de Versailles du Cote du Jardin., antique map, old maps DEMORTAIN, G. - Oeue de la Chapelle de Versailles du Cote du Jardin.
Paris, 1714, Uncoloured. 325x235mm. In fine condition with some even age toning.

This stunning engraving of the chapel at Versailles is from the work "Les Plans, Profils et Elevations de Versailles" by Giles de Mortain in Paris in 1714.


King Louis XIV built the Château de Versailles in the late 1600s. Its beauty and extravagance has been known and... (Click on title or image to go to item page)

Estimate
($ 75 - 100)

This item has no reserve price.
Starting bid
$ 1
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GIARDINI, G., [Design Art]  Italian Chandelier No. 45, antique map, old maps GIARDINI, G. - [Design Art] Italian Chandelier No. 45
Prague, 1714, Uncoloured.. 275x175mm. In very fine condition.
A fine copperplate of an Italian Chandelier from the finest 18th-century collection of secular and ecclesiastical designs for silversmiths and goldsmiths by Giovanni Giardini, a leading artisan in Rome.
First published in Prague in 1714 under the title “Disegni Diversi” (Various Designs), it w...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 180
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
GIARDINI, G., [Design Art] Italian Chandelier No. 44, antique map, old maps GIARDINI, G. - [Design Art] Italian Chandelier No. 44
Prague, 1714, Uncolored. 275x185mm. In very fine condition.
A fine copperplate of an Italian Chandelier from the finest 18th-century collection of secular and ecclesiastical designs for silversmiths and goldsmiths by Giovanni Giardini, a leading artisan in Rome.
First published in Prague in 1714 under the title “Disegni Diversi” (Various Designs), it w...
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Estimate
($ 280 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 180
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
GIARDINI, G., [Design Art] Italian Chandelier No. 46, antique map, old maps GIARDINI, G. - [Design Art] Italian Chandelier No. 46
Prague, 1714, . 275x170mm. In fine condition with light foxing in the margin.
A fine copperplate of an Italian Chandelier from the finest 18th-century collection of secular and ecclesiastical designs for silversmiths and goldsmiths by Giovanni Giardini, a leading artisan in Rome.
First published in Prague in 1714 under the title “Disegni Diversi” (Various Designs), it w...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 180
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GIARDINI, G., [Design Art] Italian Chandelier No. 39., antique map, old maps GIARDINI, G. - [Design Art] Italian Chandelier No. 39.
Prague, 1714, Uncoloured.. 275x175mm. In very fine condition.
A fine copperplate of an Italian Chandelier from the finest 18th-century collection of secular and ecclesiastical designs for silversmiths and goldsmiths by Giovanni Giardini, a leading artisan in Rome.
First published in Prague in 1714 under the title “Disegni Diversi” (Various Designs), it w...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

This item has no reserve price.
Starting bid
$ 1
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
GIARDINI, G., [Design Art] Italian Figural Side Table., antique map, old maps GIARDINI, G. - [Design Art] Italian Figural Side Table.
Prague, 1714, Uncolored. 180x280mm. In very fine condition.
A fine copperplate of an Italian Side Table featuring two Bachus, two Lions and an eagle, from the finest 18th-century collection of secular and ecclesiastical designs for silversmiths and goldsmiths by Giovanni Giardini, a leading artisan in Rome.
First published in Prague in 1714, under the ...
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Estimate
($ 280 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 180
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
ALEXANDER, W., Plan, Section and Elevation of the Poo-Ta-La or Temple of the Lama at Zhe-Hol in Tartary., antique map, old maps ALEXANDER, W. - Plan, Section and Elevation of the Poo-Ta-La or Temple of the Lama at Zhe-Hol in Tartary.
London, 1796, Uncolored. 365x285mm. In very fine condition.
A striking copper engraving from an important eighteenth century series on China by William Alexander. From Sir George Leonard Staunton's An Authentic Account of an Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China, published by George Nicol in London in 1796.
These prints...
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Estimate
($ 200 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 125
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MAINCENT, E.,  Canapé d'Angle. Transition du Louis XV et.., antique map, old maps MAINCENT, E. - Canapé d'Angle. Transition du Louis XV et..
Paris, 1871, In original colours.. 310x165mm. Hand coloured lithography. With mainly marginal spotting. Wide margins. Some marginal tears.
Very decorative and colourful lithography of an elegant sofa. From Le Garde-meuble , published by E.Maincent and D.Guilmard, 2, Rue de Lancry, Paris. Lithographed by Laroche.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 70 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
MATHIÉRE, G.,  Cabinet de toilette Louis XVI., antique map, old maps MATHIÉRE, G. - Cabinet de toilette Louis XVI.
Paris, 1879, In original colours.. 251x170mm. Originally hand coloured lithography. Very good condition. Wide margins.
Very decorative and colourful lithography of an elegant French interior. From La Tenture Française, published by G.Mathière, 32/34 Rue de Charonne, Paris.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 70 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MATHIÉRE, G.,  Baie Louis XVI. . ., antique map, old maps MATHIÉRE, G. - Baie Louis XVI. . .
Paris, 1882, In original colours.. 251x170mm. Hand coloured lithography. Very good condition. Wide margins.
Very decorative and colourful lithography of an elegant French interior. From La Tenture Française published by G.Mathière, 32/34 Rue de Charonne, Paris.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 90 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Maritime Prints
MALLET,A.M.,  DU GLOBE TERRESTRE - Figure XC. 253, antique map, old maps MALLET,A.M. - DU GLOBE TERRESTRE - Figure XC. 253
Paris, 1683, Uncoloured.. 142x100mm. Paper slightly age toned. Very good condition.
Finely engraved plate of various types of sailing ships.
From the French text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well travelled military engineer and geographer who worked in 17th century France under King Louis XIV....
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Estimate
($ 160 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MALLET,A.M.,  (Ships on full sea), antique map, old maps MALLET,A.M. - (Ships on full sea)
Paris, 1683, Uncoloured.. 147x95mm. Some slight age toning of paper. Else very good condition.
Fine engraving of different sailing vessels on full sea.
From the French text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well travelled military engineer and geographer who worked in 17th century France under King Louis XIV....
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Estimate
($ 160 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CORONELLI, V. M., Nave di CIV. Cannoni. . ., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V. M. - Nave di CIV. Cannoni. . .
Venice, ca 1698, Uncolored. 404x523mm. A copper engraving printed on heavy laid paper. With soiling and uneven toning. Creasing to central fold with a few tiny tears.
A large cross-section view of a 17th century sailing ship. A very interesting and detailed print, with the cargo visible at the bottom and numerous cannons. From Coronelli's "Isolario". Italian text on verso. Scarce!... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 375)

Bid received
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
BASTON, T., To His Royal highness, George, Prince of Wales, antique map, old maps BASTON, T. - To His Royal highness, George, Prince of Wales
London, c1720, Coloured. 215x305mm. In fine condition on hand-made, chain-linked, water-marked paper.
This print was one of twelve, then twenty, drawn and engraved by Thomas Baston, and published by Carrington Bowles in “Twenty-two Prints of Several of the Capital Ships of His Majesty's Royal Navy with Variety of other Sea Pieces.”
The identity of the ship, dedicated to George, Prince of Wales,...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 375)

Starting bid
$ 95
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHMETTAU, S., The representation of a first rate shipp in the manner they are usually moddeled., antique map, old maps SCHMETTAU, S. - The representation of a first rate shipp in the manner they are usually moddeled.
Berlin, ca. 1750, Uncoloured.. 410x760mm. Copper engraving printed on heavy laid paper. Wide margins. With soiling and faint offsetting. Creasing to central fold with a few tiny repaired tears.
Large and unusual print of a war ship in great detail. The title and 28 point legend is given in four languages. We could not trace this engraving or find out when and where it was published. Samuel Baron von Schmettau lived 1684-1751 and all his prints are rare!... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 400 - 600)

Bid received
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
JENKINS, James.,  Capture of L'Immoratalite, Oct 20th 1798., antique map, old maps JENKINS, James. - Capture of L'Immoratalite, Oct 20th 1798.
London, ca 1825, In attractive strong original colours.. 175x260mm. In good condition, one repair to a tear (5.5 cm) affecting image. Very light spotting and age toning. Wide margins.
A nice coloured aquatint of a naval battle from Jenkins Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the Year 1793 to 1817. It shows the an English warship alongside the French warship the "L'Immortalite", firing at close quarters.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Illustrated London News , 14 engraved woodblock prints Victorian London…. International Fisheries Exhibition of 1883., antique map, old maps Illustrated London News - 14 engraved woodblock prints Victorian London…. International Fisheries Exhibition of 1883.
London, 1883, Uncoloured as published. 320x475mm. Good condition all with decent sized margins.
14 finely engraved woodblock prints from the London International Fisheries Exhibition of 1883, with some signed in the plate
Three of the engravings are double page, measuring 475 x 320 mm plus margins. The remainder are single sheets 215 x 305 mm plus margins. They cover all aspects of the f...
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Estimate
($ 95 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 65
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Prints 19/20th century
MUNCH, Edvard.,  Theatre program for : Peer Gynt. Poëme dramatique en 5 actes d’Henrik Ibsen., antique map, old maps MUNCH, Edvard. - Theatre program for : Peer Gynt. Poëme dramatique en 5 actes d’Henrik Ibsen.
Paris, 1896, Uncoloured.. 252x319mm. Lithography in Sepia and letter press, printed on thin wove paper, laid on modern white card board. Very thin center fold hardly visible.
Theatre program for "Peer Gynt (poème dramatique en cinq actes d’Henrik Ibsen", 1896. Lower left in stone: E Munch, lower right printed: L'OEUVRE: 22, Rue Turgot / PEER GYNT / Poëme dramatique en 5 actes / d'HENRIK-IBSEN, Musique de E. Grieg / Traduction de M. le Comte PROZOR..., lower right printed... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 3,600 - 4,500)

Starting bid
$ 2,600
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CHAGALL, M., Le Piège. (The trap), antique map, old maps CHAGALL, M. - Le Piège. (The trap)
Paris, 1962, In original litograph colours.. 380x285mm. In very good condition, beautiful colours.
Original coloured lithograph (Mourlot n°355), taken from the magazine "Derrière le miroir". Printed for "La revue derrière le miroir", an exceptional French art magazine, illustrated with original lithographs by famous artists, with original texts by the great poets and writers of the time. It was p... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 400 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MIRO, J., Sobreteixims I., antique map, old maps MIRO, J. - Sobreteixims I.
Paris, 1973, In original litographed colours.. 380x560mm. Lithography . In very good condition, beautiful colours. Central fold, classic from the editions "Derrière le miroir".
Beautiful central page made by the surrealist master Mirò in typical bright colours. This is an original colour lithograph from the magazine "Behind the Mirror" (n°203) .
Printed for "La revue derrière le miroir", an exceptional French art magazine, illustrated with original lithographs of fa...
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Estimate
($ 500 - 600)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MIRO, J., Composition III-IV., antique map, old maps MIRO, J. - Composition III-IV.
Paris, 1974, In original litographed colours.. 318x493mm. Lithography. In very good condition, beautiful colours. Central fold, classic from the editions Derrière le miroir.
Beautiful central page made by the surrealist master Mirò in typical bright colours. This is an original colour lithograph from the magazine "Behind the Mirror" (n°119) .
Printed for « La revue derrière le miroir, an exceptional French art magazine, illustrated with original lithographs of fam...
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Estimate
($ 400 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 300
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MIRO, J., Cover for Derrière le miroir., antique map, old maps MIRO, J. - Cover for Derrière le miroir.
Paris, 1978, In original lithographed colours.. 380x556mm. Original Lithograph (not an offset lithograph). In very good condition, beautiful colours. Central fold, classic for the editions "Derrière le miroir". Some fine condition.
Beautiful cover page made by the surrealist master Mirò in typical bright colors. This is an original colour lithograph from the magazine "Behind the Mirror" (n°231) .
Printed for "La revue derrière le miroir", an exceptional French art magazine, illustrated with original lithographs of famous...
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Estimate
($ 500 - 600)

Starting bid
$ 350
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
CHAGALL, M., Soleil au Cheval Rouge., antique map, old maps CHAGALL, M. - Soleil au Cheval Rouge.
Paris, 1979, In original litograph colours.. 300x400mm. In very good condition, wide margins, beautiful colours. Central fold, classic from the editions "Derrière le miroir" French text on the verso. Size of the sheet : 380mm x 560mm. Size of the lithograph 300 x 400mm.
Original coloured lithograph (Mourlot n°945), taken from the magazine "Derrière le miroir". Printed for "La revue derrière le miroir", an exceptional French art magazine, illustrated with original lithographs by famous artists, with original texts by the great poets and writers of the time. It was p... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 1,200 - 1,500)

Bid received
$ 1,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Natural History Prints
MÜNSTER, S.,  [Elch Moose], antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - [Elch Moose]
Basle, ca. 1564, Uncoloured.. 320x210mm. Wood block print with letterpress. Paper slightly age-toned. Generally in good condition. Size of the sheet : 320x210 mm.
One Latin text page with on recto a wood cut illustration of an Elch Moose (11,5 x 16 cm). From Münster's Cosmographia Universalis.
The Cosmographia by Sebastian Münster from 1544 is the earliest German description of the world. It had numerous editions in different languages including...
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Estimate
($ 25 - 30)

Bid received
$ 15
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LEVAILLANT, F.,  1. L'Ecorcheur mâle. 2. Femelle.  Planche 64., antique map, old maps LEVAILLANT, F. - 1. L'Ecorcheur mâle. 2. Femelle. Planche 64.
Paris, 1796-1808, Original colours.. 300x240mm. In very attractive colours. Paper slightly age-toned. Plate mark 30x24cm.
Very decorative plate from Histoire naturelle des oiseaux d'Afrique , published by Delachaussée. Levaillant's interest in natural history led him to explore Africa as the least known continent. He arrived at the Cape of Good Hope in March 1781 and made two trips into the interior, undergoing ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
WILSON, Alexander., Ruffed Grous or Pheasant Plate no. 49. Drawn from Nature by A. Wilson. Engraved by J.G.Warnicke. - First edition., antique map, old maps WILSON, Alexander. - Ruffed Grous or Pheasant Plate no. 49. Drawn from Nature by A. Wilson. Engraved by J.G.Warnicke. - First edition.
Philadelphia, 1808, Original hand colouring. 270x345mm. In very good condition with good size margins. The sheet measures 375 x 295 mm.
An original hand-coloured engraving by artist Alexander Wilson, engraved by J G Warnicke. Engraving from ‘American Ornithology.’

An American engraving published in Philadelphia by Blandsford and Inskeep dated 1808, it is a first edition, plate number 49.
The first edition of Wilson'...
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Estimate
($ 375 - 525)

Starting bid
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
LELORGNE DE SAVIGNY, M.J.C.,  Astéries., antique map, old maps LELORGNE DE SAVIGNY, M.J.C. - Astéries.
Paris, 1822, Coloured.. 570x430mm. The size of the paper is 70x52cm.
Decorative engraving of a star fish, engraved by Boquet. Marie Jules César Lelorgne de Savigny (April 5, 1777 - October 5, 1851) was a French zoologist. In 1798 he traveled to Egypt with the Emperor Napoleon as part of the French scientific expedition to that country, and contributed to the publicat... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 360 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
LELORGNE DE SAVIGNY, M,J.C.,  Astéries., antique map, old maps LELORGNE DE SAVIGNY, M,J.C. - Astéries.
Paris, 1822, Coloured.. 570x430mm. The size of the paper is 70x52cm. Repair of a small marginal tear in upper left corner.
Decorative engraving of star fishes, by Macret and Leleu. Marie Jules César Lelorgne de Savigny (April 5, 1777 - October 5, 1851) was a French zoologist. In 1798 he traveled to Egypt with the Emperor Napoleon as part of the French scientific expedition to that country, and contributed to the publica... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Botanical Prints
DE PASS, C., (Two Botanical Copperplates), antique map, old maps DE PASS, C. - (Two Botanical Copperplates)
Amsterdam, 1614, Uncoloured.. 295x190mm. In fine condition.

"HORTUS FLORIDUS" is deemed to be the most celebrated and influential of the early Florilegia (Blunt). It inspired and predated a wide array of noted botanical artists, such as Hill, DeBry, Besler, and Sweert.


Crispin de Passe, The Younger had an illustrious career as an engraver o... (Click on title or image to go to item page)

Estimate
($ 275 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
FERRARI, G. B.,  Aliae Formae Citrati Limonis Alios Includentis., antique map, old maps FERRARI, G. B. - Aliae Formae Citrati Limonis Alios Includentis.
Rome, Scheus, 1646, In attractive colours.. 303x199mm. Ample margins. Very good and dark impression. Etching with in upper right margin plate nr.291.
Decorative engraving representing a citrus fruit. Taken from the book "Hesperides sive de malorum aureorum" by Giovan Battista Ferrari (Italian botanist, 1584-1655).
Giovanni Battista Ferrari was born into a prosperous Sienese family in 1583 and entered the Jesuit Order in Rome in 1602. His subse...
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Estimate
($ 175 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B.,  Araucaria brasiliana., antique map, old maps VON SIEBOLD, P.Fr.B. - Araucaria brasiliana.
Leiden, 1852, In original colours.. 322x225mm. Lithography. Very good condition.
From his famous work "Flora Japonica". Von Siebold was born in Würtzburg, in Germany, and worked for the Dutch government as a doctor in Java. In Japan, where Von Siebold arrived in 1823 at the age of 27, he demonstrated his skills in medicine. His reputation allowed him to go beyond Deshima and to... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 100 - 125)

Starting bid
$ 70
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Old Master Prints
SCHABAELJE, Nicolaus Johannes.,  Den Grooten Figuer-Bibel. Dat is een afbeeldingh en levendighe vertooningh, van alle de voornaemste historien, leeringen en ghelijckenissen der gantscher Heyliger Schrift, in schoone copere figueren by malkander vergadert en in order ghestelt. . ., antique map, old maps SCHABAELJE, Nicolaus Johannes. - Den Grooten Figuer-Bibel. Dat is een afbeeldingh en levendighe vertooningh, van alle de voornaemste historien, leeringen en ghelijckenissen der gantscher Heyliger Schrift, in schoone copere figueren by malkander vergadert en in order ghestelt. . .
Alkmaar, Simon Cornelisz, 1646, Uncoloured.. 305x375mm. Five parts in a volume. Contemp. panel blind-stamped calf with central ornament on both covers. Corners reinforced. Oblong folio (305x375mm.), (91) pp., 4 parts in 1 vol., engr. title-page, letterpress title, (89) text leaves. (incl. letterpress title), 512 engravings (i.e. incl. 4 engr. titles, 7 Merian engravings and 42 ills. on plates w. more than one ill.) on 503 plates. Missing Plate 5 of Joshua's History, the Jerusalem Plan and the Map of the Mediterranean Basin.
Most plates with Dutch sub title in brown ink in a contemporary hand.
This fine Dutch Print Bible includes a total of 502 pages with copper engraved prints ; including five engra... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 10,000 - 12,000)

Bid received
$ 8,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Prints 16-18th century
BONNART, N.,  La boulangerie de la Trappe. 9, antique map, old maps BONNART, N. - La boulangerie de la Trappe. 9
Paris, ca. 1700, Uncoloured.. 277x235mm. Very good condition.
Print showing the bakery in Trappe. From a series of 19 prints, "Les travaux et les jours de la Trappe", illustrates the life of the Trappists, their manual activities and ceremonies. Armand Jean le Bouthillier de Rancé (January 9, 1626 Paris – October 27, 1700 Soligny-la-Trappe), abbot and founder ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BONNART, N.,  Menuiserie de la Trappe. 10, antique map, old maps BONNART, N. - Menuiserie de la Trappe. 10
Paris, ca. 1700, Uncoloured.. 277x237mm. Very good condition.
Print showing the carpentry of Trappe. From a series of 19 prints, "Les travaux et les jours de la Trappe", illustrates the life of the Trappists, their manual activities and ceremonies. Armand Jean le Bouthillier de Rancé (January 9, 1626 Paris – October 27, 1700 Soligny-la-Trappe), abbot and found... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 65 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BONNART, N.,  Travail des mains. 11, antique map, old maps BONNART, N. - Travail des mains. 11
Paris, ca. 1700, Uncoloured.. 277x240mm. Very good condition.
Print showing the manual labor of the religious of the abbey of Trappe. From a series of 19 prints, "Les travaux et les jours de la Trappe", illustrates the life of the Trappists, their manual activities and ceremonies. Armand Jean le Bouthillier de Rancé (January 9, 1626 Paris – October 27, 1700 So... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 65 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BONNART, N.,  Cuisine de la Trappe. 12, antique map, old maps BONNART, N. - Cuisine de la Trappe. 12
Paris, ca. 1700, Uncoloured.. 277x244mm. Very good condition.
Print showing the kitchen of the religious of the abbey of Trappe. From a series of 19 prints, "Les travaux et les jours de la Trappe", illustrates the life of the Trappists, their manual activities and ceremonies. Armand Jean le Bouthillier de Rancé (January 9, 1626 Paris – October 27, 1700 Soligny... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 65 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BONNART, N.,  Vendange des religieux. 14, antique map, old maps BONNART, N. - Vendange des religieux. 14
Paris, ca. 1700, Uncoloured.. 275x237mm. Very good condition.
Print showing the vendange by the religious of the abbey of Trappe. From a series of 19 prints, "Les travaux et les jours de la Trappe", illustrates the life of the Trappists, their manual activities and ceremonies. Armand Jean le Bouthillier de Rancé (January 9, 1626 Paris – October 27, 1700 Solign... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 65 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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