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[Manuscript chart on vellum of the Java Sea]

One of the few manuscript charts on vellum in private hands, signed by Isaac de Graaf. ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT MAP IN RED, GREEN AND BLACK INK showing the Java Sea centered o...

$250000 / ≈ €215618

Publisher: GRAAF, I.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, 1743

 

Militairy manuscript map of the end of Yangzi River across Shanghai, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang areas, with 3 red seals of the Ever-Victorious Army.

In lower left corner an inset plan of Songjiang District with Shanghai with a grid and the area is divided with red doted border lines.The map has three red seals of the ...

$160000 / ≈ €137995

Publisher: MILITAIRY MAP
Place / Date: China, ca 1862

 

Le Théâtre du monde dédié au roi contenant les cartes générales et particulières des royaumes et états qui le composent.

The present example of the Théâtre du monde is the reissue of 1746 by Jean-Baptiste Nolin II. This scarce atlas is illustrated with 123 maps mostly double-page, in orig...

$135000 / ≈ €116433

Publisher: NOLIN, J.-B.
Place / Date: Paris, 1746

 

Composite atlas of the Low Countries.

A composite atlas comprising 18 double-page engraved maps by or after Hessel Gerritsz, Theodoor Galle, Jacob van Deventer, Gerard Mercator, Peter Verbiest, Jean Surhon, C...

$100000 / ≈ €86247

Publisher: GALLE, Theodoor.
Place / Date: [Antwerp, c. 1633

 

Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini mathematicor[um] ...Octo libri Geographie. . .

Third edition of "Géographie" by Ptolemy and published in Strasbourg. Illustrated with 50 maps engraved in wood. One of the more important maps is showing the ...

$85000 / ≈ €73310

Publisher: PTOLEMEE, C. / FRIES. L.
Place / Date: Strasbourg, J. Grüninger, 1522

 

Méthode Pour Etudier La Geographie . . . & un Catalogue des Cartes Geographiques, des Relations, Voyages, & Descriptions les plus necessaires pour la Geographie.

Henri Abraham Chatelain, whose Atlas Historique was one of the most expansive encyclopedias of the age. First published in 1705, Chatelain's Atlas Historique was part of ...

$50000 / ≈ €43124

Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Place / Date: Amsterdam: Chez Zacharie Châtelain, 1732 - 1739

 

Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise.

First edition of this cornerstone of any collection of books on China and "the first definitive European work on the Chinese empire" (Hill), was compiled by Du ...

$45000 / ≈ €38811

Publisher: DU HALDE, Jean Baptiste.
Place / Date: Paris, P. G. Le Mercier, 1735

 

Use of Liége.

Contents of the Book of Hours : 1. ff. 2-7 : calender. In red and brown ink. Justification 115 x 75 mm. 2. ff. 8-11 : 4 passages des Evangiles : - Saint Jean 1, 1-1...

$45000 / ≈ €38811

Publisher: BOOKS OF HOURS
Place / Date: c.1480

 

Novus Atlas Absolutissimus... Die Wasser-Welt, oder See-Atlas.

Volume IX (Sea-Atlas) of the "Novus Atlas Absolutissimus". German text, letterpress title on slip within hand-colored engraved architectural border, heightened...

$40000 / ≈ €34499

Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, Janssonius heirs, 1657 [after 1664

 

ATLAS RUSSICUS mappa una generali et undeviginti specialibus vastissimum Imperium Russicum cum adiacentibus regionibus [repeated in French].

After an unnumbered general map of Russia there are 13 numbered maps that cover European Russia (scale 1, 1.527.000). The other (last) 6 maps cover Asian Russia (Siberia,...

$40000 / ≈ €34499

Publisher: Akademie von Wissenschaften
Place / Date: St Peterburg, Akademie von Wissenschaften. 1745

 

Atlas composite.

A composite atlas including 93 double page maps on very sound paper and with fine contemporary out line color. The maps are dated between 1700 et 1727 except for one map ...

$35000 / ≈ €30186

Publisher: L'ISLE, G. de.
Place / Date: Paris, 1700-1727

 

Secunda etas mundi. Folium XIII.

Schedel's world map was based on the cartographic system of Claudius Ptolemy, the great second-century AD geographer whose scholarship formed the foundation for map produ...

$30000 / ≈ €25874

Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place / Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

 

[ LANDSKROON ]. Oranda Fune no zu [= Depiction of a Dutch Ship].

A very large and extremely detailed Japanese drawing on rice paper of a Dutch ship at the artificial island Deshima, the VOC's outpost in Nagasaki harbour. In the drawing...

$30000 / ≈ €25874

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place / Date: Japan, Kansei 4, 2nd month, 9th day, 30 March? 1792

 

CH'ONHA CHIDO [Atlas of all under Heaven]

The Ch’onha chido [Atlas of all under Heaven] is a late 18th century copy of the traditional Korean atlas produced in the early Choson dynasty (1392-1910). One of the m...

$30000 / ≈ €25874

Publisher: Anonymous
Place / Date: Korea, ca. 1790

 

Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae. Das ist: Ein Reisebuch, Uber die gantze heilige Schrifft, in zwey Bücher geteilet... Zuvor gemehret mit einem Büchlein De monetis et mensuris... Insonderheit aber mit einer feinen nützlichen Erklerung des Buches Josua...

Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae. Das ist: Ein Reisebuch, Uber die gantze heilige Schrifft, in zwey Bücher geteilet... Zuvor gemehret mit einem Büchlein De monetis et mens...

$30000 / ≈ €25874

Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Place / Date: Magdenburg, 1587

 

Lion and Bull made of terracotta.

Very fine terracotta figure of a lion symbolizing the continent of Africa. The Bull symbolizing Europe.The items will be dispatched in 4 wooden crates from Belgium. Pleas...

$27500 / ≈ €23718

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place / Date: Netherlandisch , 1780~1800

 

Venise. 1700

Extremely rare panoramic broad sheet panoramic town-view of Venice with underneath in letter press a description of the town's history. The view measures more than 1 mete...

$25000 / ≈ €21562

Publisher: JAILLOT, H.
Place / Date: Paris, 1699

 

COLLECTION OF HONG KONG MAPS, BOOKS & FLYERS. Including CHINA - HONGKONG surveyed by Captn. Sir Edward Belcher, in H.M.S. Sulphur 1841. Corrected to 1901.

A collection of 30 maps, prints, publications relating to Hong Kong. Including : - BELCHER, E. Sir, An updated version of this most important nautical chart of Hong Kong....

$25000 / ≈ €21562

Publisher: BRITISH ADMIRALTY/ AMONG OTHERS
Place / Date: London, 1841 - 1901

 

Bull of terracotta.

Very fine terracotta figure of a bull symbolizing the continent of Europe.Provenance: Fam. Guadagni, Palazzo Villa Guadagni , Fiesole (near Firenze) Italy. Cleaned and re...

$22500 / ≈ €19406

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place / Date: Italy, ca 1780~1800

 

Group of 51 art déco gouaches.

Group of outstanding "art deco" gouaches (unsigned) from the workshop of "R. Pichon. Ateliers de Dessin et Lithographie – 10, rue Rochechouart – Paris&...

$22000 / ≈ €18974

Publisher: PICHON, R. (Workshop).
Place / Date: Paris, 1920-1930

 

Nova totius geographica telluris projectio. . .

This is the first atlas of Gerard Valk, publisher, engraver and manufacturer of globes in Amsterdam. The latter joined in 1673 Petrus Schenck for the publication of maps....

$22000 / ≈ €18974

Publisher: VALK, G.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1711

 

NEWTON'S New and Improved TERRESTRIAL GLOBE Accurately delineated from the observations of the most esteemed NAVIGATORS AND TRAVELLERS to the Present Time. . .

A very impressive Victorian 20-inch Library globe on a exceptionally carved mahogany tripod stand with scrolling acanthus legs erminating in claw feet joined by turned st...

$20000 / ≈ €17249

Publisher: NEWTON & SON
Place / Date: London, January 1, 1867

 

Atlas in elephant folio.

Most of D'Anville's atlases were made up for the individual customer, so it appears that no two are alike. Many of the 70 pages are multisheet maps, so the actual map she...

$20000 / ≈ €17249

Publisher: ANVILLE (Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'
Place / Date: Paris, 1771-1780

 

Principaux oiseaux de l'Australie dessinés sur nature par frère Stanislas, pensionnat des frères maristes.

Unique album with a title in manuscript illustrated with 9 original gouaches of birds like bowerbirds, kingfishers and parakeets, according to the title drawn after natur...

$20000 / ≈ €17249

Publisher: STANISLAS (Frère).
Place / Date: Sydney, c. 1899

 

Nova totius terrarum orbis geographica ac hydrographica..

Re-issue by Janssonius of the rare world map by Dirck Lons (1622), based on van den Keere. The interior of North America is occupied by a cartouche surrounded by portrait...

$19000 / ≈ €16387

Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J. / LONS, D.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, 1632

 

Universe Europae Maritime Eiusque Navigationis Descriptio. Generale Pascaerte van Europa . . .

This general chart of north-western Europe and the surrounding coastal waters is from the rare pilot-guide De Spiegel der Zeevaerdt , printed by Christopher Plantin in Le...

$19000 / ≈ €16387

Publisher: WAGHENAER, L.J.
Place / Date: Leyden, 1584

 

Nova et Accuratissima Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula.

Since its appearance as an Appendix in 1630, the atlas launched by Willem Blaeu and continued by his son Joan had expanded greatly. But in spite of many new regional maps...

$19000 / ≈ €16387

Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, 1662

 

Chorographica descriptio provinciarum, et conventum fratrum minorum S. Francisci Capucinorum...

All maps are good and dark impressions. Several maps with slight foxing and browning, the folding map with 2 splits (top right part 10 cm and lower left part 6 cm into en...

$18500 / ≈ €15956

Publisher: MONTECALERIO, Ioannis. A / GUCHEN, Maximus.
Place / Date: Turin, 1649

 

Histoire Naturelle, Civile, Et Ecclésiastique..'

First French edition, published by P.Gosse, J.Neaulme and B.Lakeman. The basic work on Japan from the second half of the 17th century when it was still forbidden to forei...

$18000 / ≈ €15524

Publisher: KAEMPFER, E.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, 1729

 

Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise, et du Thibet.

First edition of "the principal cartographic authority on China during the 18th century". It was the second major atlas of China produced in Europe following th...

$18000 / ≈ €15524

Publisher: DU HALDE, J.-B.
Place / Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1737

 

Carte d'Europe . . .

Rare. Uncommon and decorative wall map of Europe, prepared by Clouet. With superb decoration including a wonderful rococo border with vignettes describing historical scen...

$17500 / ≈ €15093

Publisher: CLOUET / MONDHARE
Place / Date: Paris, 1785-1788

 

Atlas géographique des quatre parties du monde.

Interesting atlas printed during the French Revolution (1789-1799) by Ph. Dezauche. The title cartouche of the newly made map (6bis) "Carte de France, suivant sa nou...

$17500 / ≈ €15093

Publisher: L'ISLE, G. de. / BUACHE / DEZAUCHE.
Place / Date: Paris, Dezauche, De L'Isle et Buache, 1789-1799

 

Le globe terrestre representé en deux plans-hemispheres, Dressé sur la Projection de Mr. De la Hyre...

“This splendid GlobeTerrestre originally published by J.B. Nolin is one of the finest large-scale world maps to be produced and is a fitting bridge between the geograph...

$17500 / ≈ €15093

Publisher: NOLIN, J.-B. / CREPY.
Place / Date: Paris, c. 1780

 

Set of world & four continents in stunning original colors.

An attractive set of these decorative and important maps published at Antwerp in Ortelius' Theatrum. The Theatrum was the first large modern atlas and was extremely influ...

$17500 / ≈ €15093

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place / Date: Antwerp, 1595

 

Americae Nova Descriptio.

Final state. According to Philip Burden, "this scarce map is America's first single-sheet map with decorative borders." A re-issue of the 1614 plate by Pieter v...

$16000 / ≈ €13800

Publisher: VISSCHER, N.J.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, 1652

 

Nieuwe Pas=Caart strekkende van Pta Cataon tot Pta. Lamtoan, langs de kusten van Cochinchina, Tonquin, Quangsi en Quantung [?] van Macao.

A finely engraved and detailed chart of Vietnam reaching till Macao and present-day Hong Kong..Very rare: only included in 6th volume (so-called secret atlas) of Van Keul...

$15000 / ≈ €12937

Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, 1753

 

Carte Très Curieuse De La Mer Du Sud Contenant Des Remarques Nouvelles Et Tres Utiles Non Seulement Sur Les Ports et Isles de Cette Mer .

Based on de Fer's wall map of 1713. One map on 4 sheets, showing America in the middle with Europe on one side and the Pacific with Japan and China on the other. Top shee...

$15000 / ≈ €12937

Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, 1719

 

[CROATIA]. Carta geographica generalatus carlostatuensiscum adgacentibus confinis turcicis et venetis martinimis dolmatio istrensibus.

Fine and rare manuscript map of Croatia and the Dalmatian coast from the early eighteenth century. Oriented to the south the map details the Venetian, Austrian and Turkis...

$15000 / ≈ €12937

Publisher: [Anonymous]
Place / Date: Venice ?, c. 1700

 

A Map of North America, Constructed According To The Latest Information . . . Improved to 1825.

It says in the title: "improved to 1825". This milestone map was first issued separately in 1822 and bound in four sheets into Tanner's "New American Atlas...

$15000 / ≈ €12937

Publisher: TANNER, Henry S.
Place / Date: Philadelphia, Henry Tanner, 1825

 

Les Provinces confederées du Pais-Bas

The first wall map of the Seven Provinces of 1651, re-issued as 'Stoel des Oorlogs' by Covens & Mortier. The first issue of the present wall-map is known to be includ...

$15000 / ≈ €12937

Publisher: COVENS / MORTIER
Place / Date: Amsterdam, c. 1740

 

Mapa De la parte de la Isla Formosa sa perteneciente al Emperadotde la China sacado por Ord. De S.M.

Extremely rare map of the west coast of Taiwan, the Punghu or Pescadore Islands, and the Fokien or Fujian coast of China. Several ancient Taiwanese cities are noted, incl...

$15000 / ≈ €12937

Publisher: DE LA CONCEPTION, J.
Place / Date: Manilla, Seminario Conciliar, y Real de San Carlos, 1788-1792

 

L'Afrique Dressée Sur les Relationes les Plus Recentes et rectifiées sur les dernieres observations. . .

A rare and monumental wall map of Africa, with original outline color, of four joined sheets, surrounded by text and vignettes printed on separate sheets.Created in 1739 ...

$15000 / ≈ €12937

Publisher: [NOLIN, Jean-Baptiste / Jean-Baptiste NOLIN II
Place / Date: Paris, 1739

 

Asia carta di ciasete piu moderna. (Japan)

Rare FIRST STATE of this important map for Korea and Japan map of the Blancus/Moreira type, but adds a huge 'Jesso' filling the top of this old map. The map is of interes...

$15000 / ≈ €12937

Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Place / Date: Florence, 1646-1647

 

Plan de Paris commencé l'année 1734, Dessiné et gravé sous les ordres de Messire Michel Etienne Turgot, prévost des marchands.

FIRST EDITION of Turgot's Monumental Joined View of Paris, covering the first eleven arrondissements of modern Paris. With a combined width of over ten feet (2505 x 32250...

$15000 / ≈ €12937

Publisher: BRETEZ, Louis / TURGOT.
Place / Date: Paris, 1739

 

A Map of the British Empire in AMERICA with the French, Spanish and Hollandish Settlements Adjacent Thereto. by Henry Popple. / Nouvelle Carte Particuliere de L'Amerique . . .

The four sheet Dutch edition of Popple's monumental map of North America, in mint condition. Encompassing the West Indies, Florida, Louisiana, Texas and Central America.T...

$15000 / ≈ €12937

Publisher: POPPLE,H / MORTIER, J.& C.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1737

 

Strabonis nobilissimi et doctissimi philosophi ac geographi Rervm geographicarum commentarij libris XVII contenti, Latini facti Gvilielmo Xylandro Augustano interprete. . .

A few marginal annotations (pp. 109-111), in a 19th c. hand. Latin translation with a commentary by Wilhelm Holtzmann, also called Guglielmus Xylander. (1532-1576), libra...

$15000 / ≈ €12937

Publisher: STRABO.
Place / Date: Basle, Henri Petri, 1571

 

Danubius Fluminum Europaeorum Princeps, Secundum naturalem Suum Cursum Pontes, Stationes, et Accessoria Flumina, una cum intimatione Ubi et quinam Eorum Navigabilia . . .

Extremely rare and striking large format map of the course of the Danube, from its source to the Black Sea. Engraved by Johan Ulrich Kraus and published by Matthaeus Wagn...

$15000 / ≈ €12937

Publisher: WAGNER, M.
Place / Date: Ulm, 1686

 

Advertising project gouache for tobacco.

A stunning collection of 20 original square and rectangular decorative commercial designs for the Tabaco industries in gouache and watercolor by the artist and graphic de...

$15000 / ≈ €12937

Publisher: PICHON, R. (Workshop).
Place / Date: Paris, ca. 1930

 

Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise . . . du Thibet, & de la Coree. . .

These volumes accompany Bourguignon d'Anville's Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise et du Thibet. of 1737. First quarto edition, with a new preface and bibl...

$12000 / ≈ €10350

Publisher: DU HALDE, J.-B.
Place / Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1736

 

De Bello Belgico, Decas PrimaDeces II.

Each volume containing an engraved title with a representation of the The Netherlands and Belgium in the shape of a lion, with one paw resting on a shield bearing the tit...

$12000 / ≈ €10350

Publisher: STRADA, FAMIANI
Place / Date: Rome, Franciscus Corbelletus, 1632-1647

 

Diverses cartes et tables pour la géographie ancienne, pour la chronologie et pour les itinéraires et voyages modernes.

Edition without date. Variant edition containing three parts : "Cartes géographiques dressées pour bien entendre les Historiens… / La Chronologie en plusieurs Ta...

$10000 / ≈ €8625

Publisher: DUVAL, P.
Place / Date: Paris, l'Auteur, no date ca.1669

 

Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid, vertoonende de opkomst, voortgang en ondergang der Actie, Bubbel en Windnegotie, in Vrankryk, Engeland, en de Nederlanden, gespleegt in den Jaare MDCCXX...

>AN EARLY ISSUE of this biting and vulgar satire on the Mississippi and South Sea Bubbles and an extraordinary visual record with 78 plates of the first banking crash,...

$10000 / ≈ €8625

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place / Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 

Original copperplate.

Showing the coast of southern Morocco, the Sahara with the Canary Islands. Copperplates that had been used in the production of early maps are of the greatest rarity and ...

$10000 / ≈ €8625

Publisher: DUTCH
Place / Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1660

 

Descrittione di M. Lodovico Guicciardini patritio Fiorentino, di tutti i Paesi Bassi,...

Second Italian edition (variant B) and first Plantin edition (1st Silvius 1567) and the most sought after edition of the famous description of the Low Countries, updated ...

$10000 / ≈ €8625

Publisher: GUICCIARDINI, L.
Place / Date: Antwerp, Plantin, 1581

 

Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica..

The first of four states of the map. French text on verso. One of the most beautiful world maps ever engraved and one of the most influential in promulgating the Californ...

$9500 / ≈ €8193

Publisher: HONDIUS, H.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, 1630-1633

 

Allegory of geography.

Two putty studying a terrestrial globe, one of them holding a pair of dividers. The information on the globe is clearly imaginary but the two cartouches and ships are typ...

$9000 / ≈ €7762

Publisher: KERKHOVE, Joseph Vanden
Place / Date: Bruges, ca. 1700

 

An embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, to the Grand Tartar Cham, Emperor of China deliver'd by their excellencies, Peter de Goyer and Jacob de Keyzer, at his imperial city of Peking. . .

Very rare first English text edition of this most important and early resource on China and the Chinese. Three parts in one folio by John Macock for the author.Part I: An...

$9000 / ≈ €7762

Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Place / Date: London : Printed by the Author at his house in White-Friers, 1669

 

Carte D'Amerique Divisée en ses Principaux Pays. . .

Rare. Uncommon and decorative wall map of America, prepared by Clouet. With superb decorative borders, 170mm wide at the sides and 150mm at the bottom, containing twenty ...

$9000 / ≈ €7762

Publisher: CLOUET, J. B. L. abbé / MONDHARE, L.
Place / Date: Paris, Cadiz, 1785

 

L'Europe Dressée Sur les Nouvelles observations. . .

A rare and monumental wall map of Europe, with original outline color, of four joined sheets, surrounded by text and vignettes printed on separate sheets.Created in 1740 ...

$9000 / ≈ €7762

Publisher: [NOLIN, Jean-Baptiste / Jean-Baptiste NOLIN II
Place / Date: Paris, 1740

 

Nova XVII Provinciarum Inferioris Germaniae descriptio .

Extremely rare map of the Benelux by Frederick de Widt. Originally engraved and published by P.Kaerius in 1607. In 1662 the plate came in the possession of Frederick de W...

$9000 / ≈ €7762

Publisher: JACOBSZ.,Th. / DE WIDT, F.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, 1662

 

Occidentalis Americae partis.

The most beautifully engraved early map of the Caribbean, including Florida and the Southeast. The map includes representations of Columbus' ships and various notes regar...

$8500 / ≈ €7331

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place / Date: Frankfurt, 1594

 

Vues du port de Llivourne. (set of 6 prints)

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 ...

$8000 / ≈ €6900

Publisher: BELLA, S.D.
Place / Date: 1654-1655

 

Plan de Constantinople, non compris ses faubourgs. Grave d'apres les documents du ministere de la Guerre par E. Olivier.

A very rare lithographic town-plan of Istanbul, Scale 98 yards to one inch., printed in Pera, Istanbul by E. Olivier. The ornate design on the top of the title is a tugh...

$8000 / ≈ €6900

Publisher: OLIVIER, E.
Place / Date: Péra, Istanbul, 1851

 

Carte d'Asie divisée en ses principaux Etats.

Uncommon and decorative "carte à figures" wall map, prepared by Clouet, with superb decoration including a wonderful rococo border with vignettes describing hi...

$8000 / ≈ €6900

Publisher: CLOUET / MONDHARE.
Place / Date: Paris, Mondhare, 1787

 

A New & Exact Map of Europe With the Prospect of Its Principal Citys After The Latest and Best Obseruations. . .

This rare, highly ornamental wall map is one of Overton's splendid creations. The map shows Europe during the time of Louis XIV. Europe is flanked by sixteen large detail...

$8000 / ≈ €6900

Publisher: OVERTON, H.
Place / Date: London, 1738

 

(EUROPE).

The map of Europe has been identified as the work of Hieronimus Münzer (1437-1508), a Nuremberg physician who supplied the geographical contents of the chronicle. The Eu...

$7500 / ≈ €6469

Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place / Date: Nuremberg, 1493

 

Illuminated leaf from a lithurgical Psalter with King David.

Very fine illuminated leaf from a lithurgical Psalter in Latin with the reading from the Vulgate Bible. Lines in a slightly irregular gothic hand, black ink, plummet ruli...

$7500 / ≈ €6469

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place / Date: Flanders, Rhineland, or possibly England, c. 1280

 

Hern Johann Baptisten Taveniers..Vierzig Jaehrige Reize..

This German edition includes Tavernier's map of Japan in a reduced form (210x315mm) and contains legends about the country's nature, e.g., where gold is mined and plottin...

$7500 / ≈ €6469

Publisher: TAVERNIER, J.B.
Place / Date: Nuremberg, 1681

 

Nova et accurata Tabula Hispaniae. . .

Second state. The map shows the geographical image introduced by Hessel Gerritsz's 1612 wall map of Spain, based on information provided by the Coimbra University profess...

$7500 / ≈ €6469

Publisher: VISSCHER, C.J.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, 1633

 

Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio.

Gerard Mercator's great world map of 1569 was condensed into double hemispherical form by his son Rumold. It first appeared in 1587 in Casaubon's edition of Strabo's Geog...

$7500 / ≈ €6469

Publisher: MERCATOR, R.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, 1595-1609

 

Parte orientale della China.. / Parte occidentale della China. (2 sheets)

The map depicts the eastern part of China with Korea -correctly- as a peninsula. Formosa is included as well. Japan is partly visible i.e. the area of Yamaguchi, strait K...

$7500 / ≈ €6469

Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Place / Date: Venice, 1695

 

Tractatorum biblicorum hoc est variarum in diversas materias biblicas commentationum... Tomus VI.

Book (tome. VI) illustrated with 3 folding maps and 9 copper-plate Biblical engravings by the German master Joseph à Montalegre, including the rare map of the double-hem...

$7500 / ≈ €6469

Publisher: ARIAS MONTANUS, B.
Place / Date: Wustius & Andrae, Frankfurt am Main, 1696

 

(Totius Americae nova et exacta tabula ex) optimis tum geographorum tum aliorum scriptis collecta et ad hodiernam regnorum principatuum et maiorum partium distinctionem accomodata.

Eastern part of a two sheet map of America, with an attribution to Willem Blaeu. According to Philip Burden the map was derived from Cornelius Danckert's 1647 map of the ...

$7500 / ≈ €6469

Publisher: ROSSI, G. / BLAEU, W.
Place / Date: Rome, 1679

 

Mappemonde contenant les parties connues du globe terrestre dressée suivant de nouvelles observations

Wall map of the world in two hemispheres printed on two sheets. A first, unrecorded state, dated 1641, of this wall map of the world published in Paris, depicting the Eas...

$7500 / ≈ €6469

Publisher: CHAMBON, Gobert-Denis.
Place / Date: Paris, Longchamps et Janvier, 1751

 

Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.

The first map of China ever to appear in a Western atlas, west to the top. The first state without "las Philiooinas" somewhere in 1587 added to the plate. When ...

$7000 / ≈ €6037

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place / Date: Antwerp, 1584

 

Desciption de lopulente et manifique ville de Venise.

Extremely rare panoramic of Venice and neighboring islands (Murano, Burano, Torcello and Mazorbo), clearly depicting the city's architectural landmark. The surrounding l...

$7000 / ≈ €6037

Publisher: BOISSEAU, J.
Place / Date: Paris, 1646

 

MAUREEN Shipping model of a fishing boat.

This type of fishing ships were used by the Dutch fisherman to fish for codfish, and even reached with them into the Canadian waters.Overall dimensions: 1400 x 100 x 230m...

$7000 / ≈ €6037

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place / Date: Netherlands, ca. 1850

 

The Kingdome of China.

A most sought-after map of China. Decorative border vignettes including views of the cities of Quinzay and Macao along the top border with the wheeled wind machines and p...

$7000 / ≈ €6037

Publisher: SPEED, J.
Place / Date: London, G. Humble, 1627

 

Le Isole di Sandwich delineate sulle osservazioni del Cap Cook.

FIRST EDITION on laid paper. Cassini’s splendid map depicts Sandwich islands, old name for Hawaii islands, at the end of the eighteenth century. The splendid cartouche ...

$7000 / ≈ €6037

Publisher: CASSINI, G.M.
Place / Date: Rome, 1798

 

Plan du port et ville de Mahon du fort st. Philippe et ses fortifications

Manuscript map of the Bay of Mahon from Fort Philip till the town of Mahon. A numbered key 1-62 in lower part.More about Invasion of-Minorca [+]

$6500 / ≈ €5606

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place / Date: France, ca. 1780