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CHATELAIN, H.,  Carte pour introduire à la chronologie et à trouver les années devant et après Jésus Christ par le moyen des périodes Iulienne, Dionysienne et par les trois cycles comme aussi pour trouver la fête de Pasque. . ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Carte pour introduire à la chronologie et à trouver les années devant et après Jésus Christ par le moyen des périodes Iulienne, Dionysienne et par les trois cycles comme aussi pour trouver la fête de Pasque. . .
Amsterdam, 1720-1732, Uncoloured.. 476x556mm. Very good impression.
An engraved table showing the years before and after Jesus Christ through the Julian and Gregorian calendars.
Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743) was a Huguenot pastor of Parisian origins. He lived consecutively in Paris, St. Martins, London (c. 1710), the Hague (c. 1721) and Amsterdam (c. ...
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Estimate
($ 15 - 25)

Bid received
$ 5
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
PROBST, G.B.,  Per telecopium exhibitio partis inferioris armamentarii. / Representation en perspective de la partie inferieure d'un arsenal. . ., antique map, old maps PROBST, G.B. - Per telecopium exhibitio partis inferioris armamentarii. / Representation en perspective de la partie inferieure d'un arsenal. . .
Augsburg, 1750, In original colours.. 283x412mm. Good condition. Paper slightly discolourated in the margins due to former framing. A few brown spots in upper left margin.
RARE. Engraved optical print by Georg Balthasar Probst of a arsenal.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 180
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MOITTE, P., Les Oeufs Casses., antique map, old maps MOITTE, P. - Les Oeufs Casses.
Paris, 1765, Uncoloured.. 400x460mm. In fine condition with a few repaired nicks along the edges in the margin.
A fine French copperplate by Moitte. An allegory on the loss of virginity: a sorrowful young woman seated on the ground with, a basket of broken eggs by her side, is being admonished by her mother, who also seizes the wrist of the young woman's lover; a little boy tries to repair one of the eggs; th... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 400 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DIDEROT, D.,  Chirurgie, plate XIV., antique map, old maps DIDEROT, D. - Chirurgie, plate XIV.
Paris, 1779, Uncoloured.. 333x215mm. In good condition.
Showing medical bondage from the medical section of Diderot's Encyclopedia. Engraved by Bernard after a design of Goussier. Very important work as it is giving an inventory of the science and craftsmanship of the 18th century just before the Industrial revolution.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 35 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
RANSONNETTE, N., Nostradamus fils, fait voir dans l'avenir à Marie de Medicis le thrône des Bourbons qui lui est destiné. . ., antique map, old maps RANSONNETTE, N. - Nostradamus fils, fait voir dans l'avenir à Marie de Medicis le thrône des Bourbons qui lui est destiné. . .
Paris, ca. 1780, Uncoloured.. 415x335mm. Brown paper, foxing and water staining. Size of the sheet 540mm x 420mm.
Engraving by Pierre Nicolas Ransonnette (1745-1810) showing Caesar Nostradamus who reveals to Marie de' Medici a vision of King Henri IV as her future husband. The cabinet containing books, vessels, distilling apparatus and a telescope. He pulls aside a curtain to reveal a vision of King Henri IV en... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 350 - 450)

Starting bid
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
DESNOS, L. Ch.,  MARS Rejouissances du Papeguay. Les Triomphes d'un conquerant, antique map, old maps DESNOS, L. Ch. - MARS Rejouissances du Papeguay. Les Triomphes d'un conquerant
Paris, 1782, Uncoloured.. 237x300mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Paper age toned. Cut on plate mark.
Etching published by Louis Charles Desnos (1725-1805) with address of rue St.Jacques au Globe. He is also know for his output of wall maps and atlases.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 75 - 95)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MARTINI,  No title: training a horse., antique map, old maps MARTINI - No title: training a horse.
Italy, c. 1800, Uncoloured.. 257x167mm. Good and dark impression
After a design by Silva.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 75)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
STELLA, C. (after J. STELLA),  (Interior scene), antique map, old maps STELLA, C. (after J. STELLA) - (Interior scene)
Paris, ca. 1800, Uncoloured.. 238x310mm. Good condition. Paper slightly age toned.
Lively interior scene with the men sitting together and drinking around a table whilst the women look after the children, weave hay and the older children cooking.
Engraving by Claudine Bouzonnet-Stella after Jacques Stella (1596-1657).
Plate number 16 in lower right corner....
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MAASKAMP, E,  Daar is niet aan aftedingen: het is de gezette prijs., antique map, old maps MAASKAMP, E - Daar is niet aan aftedingen: het is de gezette prijs.
Amsterdam, 1804, In original colours.. 237x162mm. Aquatint coloured by hand. Very good condition.
Fine colour plate from "Afbeeldingen van de Kleeding, Zeden en Gewoonten in de BataafscheRepubliek..". A young woman in local dress buying jewellery.
Plate numbered "6" engraved by L. Portman after J.Kuyper. Text in Dutch and French : C'est un prix fait : il n'y a rien à en rabattre....
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Estimate
($ 60 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DOUW, G. (after), La femme hydropique. Ecole Hollandaise., antique map, old maps DOUW, G. (after) - La femme hydropique. Ecole Hollandaise.
Paris, ca. 1820, Uncoloured.. 400x315mm. Wide margins. Waterstaining in the margins. The plate is quite dirty. Else in good condition.
This engraving, by the French printmaker Jean Baptiste Fosseyeux, reproduces an original painting by Gerrit Dou. The work, titled "The Dropsical Woman," shows a young but finely-robed doctor examining the urine of a female patient. By her side, an adult woman and a young girl hover with attentive co... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HOGARTH, William (after), Four Times of the Day., antique map, old maps HOGARTH, William (after) - Four Times of the Day.
London, 1738 but Heath Edition 1822, Uncloured. 490x410mm. In good condition, full sheets (63 x 46 cm) with full wide margins, on rather thick laid paper, versos blank.
A complete set of four engravings after oil paintings by William Hogarth.
Showing Morning, Noon, Evening and Night as could be seen on the streets of London, ca 1738. Invented, painted and published by William Hogarth, 1738. Here in second state from Heath Edition of 1822.

'Four Times...
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Estimate
($ 210 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 140
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
LANCON, A.,  Mouzon près de la route de Villemonty 30 Aout 1810 - 2 heures, antique map, old maps LANCON, A. - Mouzon près de la route de Villemonty 30 Aout 1810 - 2 heures
Paris, 1870, Uncoloured.. 150x227mm. Etching, signed in the plate. Wide margins. Size of the sheet 405 x 570 mm.
Military scene by Auguste Lançon (1836-1885), painter and etcher, was active during the war of 1870. Engaged in an ambulance of the press, he sent day by day his drawings on the horrors of the war to the newspapers.

Well-known for his military scenes and animal studies, Auguste Andre Lançon ...
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Estimate
($ 60 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 0
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
Natural History Prints
Saverus, R./  van Voerst, R., 'Peacocks'., antique map, old maps Saverus, R./ van Voerst, R. - 'Peacocks'.
English, ca 1650, uncoloured. 290x190mm. On thin paper; old paper hinges on verso; some paper impurities; some soft creases.
A copper engraving. Print showing peacocks in different poses.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Saverus, R./  van Voerst, R., 'Elephants'., antique map, old maps Saverus, R./ van Voerst, R. - 'Elephants'.
English, ca 1650, uncoloured. 290x190mm. On thin paper; old paper hinges on verso; some paper impurities.
A copper engraving. Print showing elephants in different poses.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Saverus, R./  van Voerst, R., 'Goats'., antique map, old maps Saverus, R./ van Voerst, R. - 'Goats'.
English, ca 1650, uncoloured. 290x190mm. On thin paper; old paper hinges on verso; some paper impurities.
A copper engraving. Print showing goats in different poses.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Saverus, R./  van Voerst, R., 'Leopards'., antique map, old maps Saverus, R./ van Voerst, R. - 'Leopards'.
English, ca 1650, uncoloured. 290x190mm. On thin paper; old paper hinges on verso; some paper impurities.
A copper engraving. Print showing leopards in different poses.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Saverus, R./  van Voerst, R., 'Sheep'., antique map, old maps Saverus, R./ van Voerst, R. - 'Sheep'.
English, ca 1650, uncoloured. 290x190mm. On thin paper; old paper hinges on verso; some paper impurities.
A copper engraving. Print showing sheep in different poses.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Saverus, R./  van Voerst, R., 'Dogs'., antique map, old maps Saverus, R./ van Voerst, R. - 'Dogs'.
English, ca 1650, uncoloured. 290x190mm. On thin paper; old paper hinges on verso; some paper impurities.
A copper engraving. Print showing dogs in different poses.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Saverus, R./  van Voerst, R., 'Crab and lobster'., antique map, old maps Saverus, R./ van Voerst, R. - 'Crab and lobster'.
English, ca 1650, uncoloured. 290x190mm. On thin paper; old paper hinges on verso; some paper impurities; some soft creases; smudges in top left corner.
A copper engraving. Print showing 2 lovely crustaceans. ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Bid received
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Saverus, R./  van Voerst, R., 'Swans'., antique map, old maps Saverus, R./ van Voerst, R. - 'Swans'.
English, ca 1650, uncoloured. 290x190mm. On thin paper; old paper hinges on verso; some paper impurities.
A copper engraving. Print showing swans in different poses.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Saverus, R./  van Voerst, R., 'Parrots'., antique map, old maps Saverus, R./ van Voerst, R. - 'Parrots'.
English, ca 1650, uncoloured. 290x190mm. On thin paper; old paper hinges on verso; some paper impurities; some soft creases; repaired tear in lower margin into image (see photos).
A copper engraving. Print showing parrots in different poses.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Saverus, R./  van Voerst, R., 'Dogs'., antique map, old maps Saverus, R./ van Voerst, R. - 'Dogs'.
English, ca 1650, uncoloured. 290x190mm. On thin paper; old paper hinges on verso; some paper impurities; some soft creases.
A copper engraving. Print showing dogs in different poses.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Saverus, R./  van Voerst, R., 'Rabbits'., antique map, old maps Saverus, R./ van Voerst, R. - 'Rabbits'.
English, ca 1650, uncoloured. 290x190mm. On thin paper; old paper hinges on verso; some paper impurities.
A copper engraving. Print showing rabbits in different poses.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Saverus, R./  van Voerst, R., 'Camels'., antique map, old maps Saverus, R./ van Voerst, R. - 'Camels'.
English, ca 1650, uncoloured. 290x190mm. On thin paper; old paper hinges on verso; some paper impurities.
A copper engraving. Print showing camels in different poses.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
Saverus, R./  van Voerst, R., 'Turkeys'., antique map, old maps Saverus, R./ van Voerst, R. - 'Turkeys'.
English, ca 1650, uncoloured. 290x190mm. On thin paper; old paper hinges on verso; some paper impurities.
A copper engraving. Print showing turkeys in different poses.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
SEBA, Albertus / BAKKER, F. de, Mussels arranged in a Baroque style - de Derde Lade, de Vierde Lade., antique map, old maps SEBA, Albertus / BAKKER, F. de - Mussels arranged in a Baroque style - de Derde Lade, de Vierde Lade.
Amsterdam, 1735, Org. Colours. 430x547mm. In very good condition, full sheet (50,5 x 61 cm) with wide margins, on stiff laid paper with a watermark, centrefold as published, hand coloured, verso blank.
Plate XXXVI from Albertus Seba's 'Thesaurus'. Being a collection of shells and mussels, large and small, and other housings of shell-fish found in The Netherlands, to be found in a special arrangement in the drawers 3 and 4 of his Cabinet of Rarities.
The drawing for this print was made by 'F...
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Estimate
($ 360 - 430)

Starting bid
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SEBA, Albertus., Reptiles:  5 species of Lizards., antique map, old maps SEBA, Albertus. - Reptiles: 5 species of Lizards.
Amsterdam, 1735, In original colouring.. 421x545mm. In very good condition, full sheet (50,5 x 61 cm) with wide margins, on stiff laid paper, centre- fold as published, hand coloured, verso blank.
Plate XCVII from Albertus Seba's 'Thesaurus'. A magnificent print showing five different lizards, found in 18th century Netherlands - beautifully coloured.
Albertus Seba (1665-1736) was a Dutch apothecary, zoölogist, author, collector and owner of a Cabinet of Rarities. In 1734 and 1735 he pub...
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Estimate
($ 360 - 430)

Starting bid
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SEBA, Albertus / BAKKER, F. de, 50 helmet sea snail shells (Cassidea)., antique map, old maps SEBA, Albertus / BAKKER, F. de - 50 helmet sea snail shells (Cassidea).
Amsterdam, 1735, org. Colours. 423x545mm. In very good condition, full sheet (505 x 61 cm) with wide margins, on stiff laid paper with watermark, centrefold as published, hand coloured, verso blank.
Plate LXII from Albertus Seba's 'Thesaurus'. Showing 50 depictions of helmet shells, great and small, all found in 18th century Netherlands.
Probably as arranged in a single drawer in Seba's 'Cabinet of Rarities'. All individually numbered 1-50. The drawing for this print was made by 'F. de B...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 160
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SEBA, Albertus., Snakes and Birds., antique map, old maps SEBA, Albertus. - Snakes and Birds.
Amsterdam, 1735, Original colouring. 425x553mm. In very good condition, full sheet (505 x 61 cm) with wide margins, on stiff laid paper with watermark, centrefold as published, hand coloured, verso blank.
Print from Albertus Seba's 'Thesaurus', showing snakes and birds. Albertus Seba (1665-1736) was a Dutch apothecary, zoölogist, author, collector and owner of a 'Cabinet of Rarities'.
In 1734 and 1735 he published the first two volumes of a catalogue with engravings of his collection: 'Locuplet...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Bid received
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
KLEEMANN, F. C.,  [Three butterflies on one sheet], antique map, old maps KLEEMANN, F. C. - [Three butterflies on one sheet]
Nuremberg, 1761, In attractive strong original colours.. 172x130mm. Mint condition
Beautifully hand coloured copper engraving of 3 butter flies on one sheet, from "Beyträge zur Natur- oder Insecten-Geschichte". By the engraver and publisher Christian Friedrich Carl Kleemann.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 50 - 60)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HAID, Johann Jacob / EHRET, C.D. / TREW, C., Guaiaba., antique map, old maps HAID, Johann Jacob / EHRET, C.D. / TREW, C. - Guaiaba.
Augsburg, ca. 1765, Org. Colours. 428x277mm. In good condition, full sheet (51 x 35,5 cm) with ample margins, on thick laid paper with some wrinkling, slight toning, a watermark: 'J Honig & Zoonen', handcoloured (by J.J. Haid), verso blank.
A rare print from probably the most beautiful German plant book: Christoph Jakob Trew (ed.) and Georg Dionysius Ehret (drawing): 'Plantae Selectae', Nuremberg, 1750-1765.
Being plate nr. XLIII: the guave, showing a blooming twig and a larger oner bearing two fruits. Also details of the flower ...
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Estimate
($ 425 - 500)

Starting bid
$ 280
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
NOZEMAN, Cornelius / SEPP, Christiaan., Ardea, Nycticorax., antique map, old maps NOZEMAN, Cornelius / SEPP, Christiaan. - Ardea, Nycticorax.
Amsterdam, 1770, Orig. o/l colouring. 450x293mm. In very good condition, sheet (52 x 35.7 cm) with full wide margins, on fine laid paper with watermark crowned coat-of-arms Fleur-de-lis, hand coloured, verso blank.
A beautiful and rare print from the famous series of Dutch birds: 'Nederlandsche Vogelen, 1770. 'Nycticorax' is a genus of egret, or night heron. The name Nycticorax means "night raven" and derives from the ancient Greek nuktos "night" and korax, "raven".
It refers to the largely nocturnal fe...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
NOZEMAN, Cornelius / SEPP, Christiaan., Haematopus Ostralegus., antique map, old maps NOZEMAN, Cornelius / SEPP, Christiaan. - Haematopus Ostralegus.
Amsterdam, 1770, Original o/l colouring. 405x275mm. In very good condition, sheet (537 x 379 mm) with ample margins, on fine laid paper with watermark crowned coat-of-arms with Fleur-de-lis and 'VR', hand coloured, verso blank.
A beautiful and rare print from the famous series of Dutch birds: 'Nederlandsche Vogelen, 1770. The Eurasian oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus) also known as the common pied oystercatcher, or palaearctic oystercatcher, or (in Europe) just oystercatcher, is a wader in the oystercatcher bird famil... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 160
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MANETTI, Saverio., Anatra col collare dell'Isola di Terra Nuova., antique map, old maps MANETTI, Saverio. - Anatra col collare dell'Isola di Terra Nuova.
Florence, 1767-1776, Org. Colours. 350x275mm. In very good condition, full sheet (45,5 x 35 cm) with full wide margins, on strong laid paper without watermark, hand coloured, verso blank. Old fixings visible in top corners.
A rare print of a Newfoundland duck, being plate DLXXV from the publication: 'Ornitologia methodice digesta atque iconibus aeneis ad vivum illumitatis ornata, latine et italice(…) Storia naturale degli uccelli trattata con metodo ed adornata di figure intagliate in rame e miniate al naturale' Saveri... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 350)

Bid received
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE SÈVE, After Jacques (active 1742-1788),  Le Basset à jambes droites., antique map, old maps DE SÈVE, After Jacques (active 1742-1788) - Le Basset à jambes droites.
Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1749-1783, In attractive strong original colours.. 190x154mm. Engraving with original hand-colouring, printed on fine laid paper. Very good condition apart from some marginal light staining.
A charming plate from "Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière," Georges Louis Marie Leclerc, comte de Buffon's magnum opus and "the most celebrated treatise on animals ever produced" (Dibner).
Comprised of a total of 44 volumes, the encyclopedic Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particuliè...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE SÈVE, After Jacques (active 1742-1788),  Le Braque., antique map, old maps DE SÈVE, After Jacques (active 1742-1788) - Le Braque.
Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1749-1783, In attractive strong original colours.. 190x155mm. Engraving with original hand-colouring, printed on fine laid paper. Some light water staining.
A charming plate from "Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière," Georges Louis Marie Leclerc, comte de Buffon's magnum opus and "the most celebrated treatise on animals ever produced" (Dibner).
Comprised of a total of 44 volumes, the encyclopedic Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particuliè...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LATHAM, J.A.,  Red Flamingo., antique map, old maps LATHAM, J.A. - Red Flamingo.
London 1781-1785, In attractive original colours.. 240x184mm. Some age toning of the paper. Overall good condition.
Hand coloured copper engraving representing a Red Flamingo from General Synopsis of Birds by John A. Latham (1740?1837) who was the preminent ornithologist of his day.
Known as the Grandfather of Australian ornithology, he was the first to describe, and to name scientifically, a large num...
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Estimate
($ 180 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LATHAM, J.A.,  Bengal. Vulture, N.° 16., antique map, old maps LATHAM, J.A. - Bengal. Vulture, N.° 16.
London, 1781-1785, In attractive original colours.. 240x177mm. Some age toning of the paper. Repair of small tear in left hand part of print, underlaid. Minor foxing. Else good condition.
Hand coloured copper engraving representing a Bengal Vulture from General Synopsis of Birds by John A. Latham (1740?1837) who was the preminent ornithologist of his day.
Known as the Grandfather of Australian ornithology, he was the first to describe, and to name scientifically, a large n...
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Estimate
($ 75 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
LATHAM, J.,  Green Partridge., antique map, old maps LATHAM, J. - Green Partridge.
London 1781?1785, In attractive original colours.. 241x184mm. Some age toning of the paper. Overall good condition.
Hand coloured copper engraving representing a Green Partridge from General Synopsis of Birds by John A. Latham (1740?1837) who was the pre?eminent ornithologist of his day.
?Known as the Grandfather of Australian ornithology, he was the first to describe, and to name scientifically, a lar...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LATHAM, J.A.,  Hackled Partridge., antique map, old maps LATHAM, J.A. - Hackled Partridge.
London, 1781-1785, In attractive original colours.. 241x184mm. Some age toning of the paper. Overall good condition.
Hand coloured copper engraving representing a Hackled Partridge from General Synopsis of Birds by John A. Latham (1740-1837) who was the pre?eminent ornithologist of his day.
Known as the Grandfather of Australian ornithology, he was the first to describe, and to name scientifically, a la...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
LEVAILLANT, F.,  La Méesange Brune Male. La Méesange Grise. . ., antique map, old maps LEVAILLANT, F. - La Méesange Brune Male. La Méesange Grise. . .
Paris, 1801, In original colours.. 520x350mm. In very good condition. Size of leaf : 520x350mm.
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 many adv... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
LEVAILLANT, F.,  L'Acoli., antique map, old maps LEVAILLANT, F. - L'Acoli.
Paris, 1801, In original colours.. 520x350mm. In very good condition. Size of paper sheet 520 x 350mm.
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 many adv... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 180 - 230)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
AUDEBER, J.B. / VIEILLOT, L.J.P.,  L'Heoro-taire brun. Pl.65., antique map, old maps AUDEBER, J.B. / VIEILLOT, L.J.P. - L'Heoro-taire brun. Pl.65.
Paris, 1800-1802, In original colours.. 520x350mm. In very good condition. Legends printed in gold. From the folio edition, only printed in 200 copies. Small water stain in outer lower margin.
A very rare print of a humming bird from Histoire naturelle et générale des colibris, oiseaux-mouches, jacamars et promerops, by Jean Baptiste Audebert. Before his death Audebert only managed to complete the section on the colibris, after which the work was continued by Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot on... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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($ 180 - 230)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
AUDEBER, J.B. / VIEILLOT,L.J.P.,  Le G. G. Noir et Bleu., antique map, old maps AUDEBER, J.B. / VIEILLOT,L.J.P. - Le G. G. Noir et Bleu.
Paris, 1800-1802, In original colours.. 520x350mm. In very good condition. Legends printed in gold. From the folio edition, only printed in 200 copies.
A very rare print of a humming bird from Histoire naturelle et générale des colibris, oiseaux-mouches, jacamars et promerops, by Jean Baptiste Audebert. Before his death Audebert only managed to complete the section on the colibris, after which the work was continued by Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot on... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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($ 180 - 230)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
AUDEBERT, J,B./ VIEILLOT, L.J.P.,  Le Neghôbàrra. Pl.64, antique map, old maps AUDEBERT, J,B./ VIEILLOT, L.J.P. - Le Neghôbàrra. Pl.64
Paris, 1800-1802, In original colours.. 520x350mm. In very good condition. Legends printed in gold. From the folio edition, only printed in 200 copies. Small water stain in outer lower margin. Size of paper 520x350mm.
A very rare print of a bird from Histoire naturelle et générale des colibris, oiseaux-mouches, jacamars et promerops , by Jean Baptiste Audebert. Before his death Audebert only managed to complete the section on the colibris, after which the work was continued by Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot on th... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
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($ 180 - 230)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
JABLONSKY, C.G.,  [Butterflies], antique map, old maps JABLONSKY, C.G. - [Butterflies]
Berlin, J. Pauli, 1785-1806, In attractive strong original colours.. 170x215mm. In mint condition.
Plate CLIX from Carl Gustav Jablonsky and J.F.W. Herbst: "Natursystem aller bekannten in- und ausländischen Insecten", engraved by Bodenehr.
Carl Gustav Jablonsky was private secretary to the Queen of Prussia. After Jablonsky's untimely death Herbst edited the work from volume 2 on. A great numb...
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($ 250 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
JABLONSKY, C.G.,  [Butterflies], antique map, old maps JABLONSKY, C.G. - [Butterflies]
Berlin, J. Pauli, 1785-1806, In attractive strong original colours.. 170x215mm. In mint condition.
Plate CXXIV from Carl Gustav Jablonsky and J.F.W. Herbst: "Natursystem aller bekannten in- und ausländischen Insecten", engraved by Bodenehr.
Carl Gustav Jablonsky was private secretary to the Queen of Prussia. After Jablonsky''s untimely death Herbst edited the work from volume 2 on. A great nu...
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($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
JABLONSKY, C.G.,  [Butterflies], antique map, old maps JABLONSKY, C.G. - [Butterflies]
Berlin, J. Pauli, 1785-1806, In attractive strong original colours.. 170x215mm. In mint condition.
Plate CLXXXIII from Carl Gustav Jablonsky and J.F.W. Herbst: "Natursystem aller bekannten in- und ausländischen Insecten", engraved by Bodenehr.
Carl Gustav Jablonsky was private secretary to the Queen of Prussia. After Jablonsky''s untimely death Herbst edited the work from volume 2 on. A great...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
JABLONSKY, C.G.,  [Butterflies], antique map, old maps JABLONSKY, C.G. - [Butterflies]
Berlin, J. Pauli, 1785-1806, In attractive strong original colours.. 170x215mm. In mint condition.
Plate CXCVIII from Carl Gustav Jablonsky and J.F.W. Herbst: "Natursystem aller bekannten in- und ausländischen Insecten", engraved by Bodenehr.
Carl Gustav Jablonsky was private secretary to the Queen of Prussia. After Jablonsky''s untimely death Herbst edited the work from volume 2 on. A great ...
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($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
LEVAILLANT, F.,  La Chouette a Aigrette Blanche., antique map, old maps LEVAILLANT, F. - La Chouette a Aigrette Blanche.
Paris, 1796-1808, Original colours.. 530x340mm. In very attractive colours. In good condition.
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
($ 100 - 120)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
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