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closing time : Los Angeles - 3.00 PM, Tuesday, November 20
London - 23.00 Tuesday. Amsterdam - 24.00 Tuesday.
Moscow, 2.00 AM, Wednesday, November 21 - Tokyo - 8.00 AM, Wednesday. Sydney - 10.00 AM, Wednesday.

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This extraordinary Decorative Double-Hemisphere World Map by Joan Blaeu is in mint condition, large margins and one of the earliest world maps to incorporate the discoveries of Tasman in Australia and New Zealand.
A satirical representation showing the division of the world by the main European powers, printed in Bologna in 1690 by Mitelli among other Cartographical curiosities.
Some fine plans of Boston among A.Dury's important plan of the Siege of Boston, based on a survey during the Siege in October 1775. A small selection of European town plans by Braun and Hogenberg.
Map of China prepared by PÍre S. Chevalier and published in Shanghai 1893. A detailed chart of Singapore Strait, drawn from an English Chart by J.W. Reed, and published by the French Depot de la Marine in 1873. A selection of maps of the Arabian Peninsular and Turkey.
A fine Dutch Bible (1646) with 503 superb copper engravings (3 maps) by C.J.Visscher, J. Sadeler, Mr. de Vos, Mr. Van Heemskerck, P. Bruegel, H. Goltzius, P. de Jode., etc..
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Items in November auction
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Nova Totius Terrarum.
Amsterdam, 1635

Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula. . .
Amsterdam, 1685

Asiae Nova Descriptio.
Amsterdam, 1636

A Plan of Boston, and its Environs
Boston, 1775

General map of China
Shanghai, 1893

Carolinae[,] Floridae nec non Insularum Bahamensium
Nuremberg, 1755

Den Grooten Figuer-Bibel.
Alkmaar, 1646

Soleil au Cheval Rouge.
Paris, 1979
among other 19th century prints

Tartariae sive Magni Chami
Amsterdam, 1792
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