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Quinta Asie Tabvla.

Woodblock map of Persia from Martin Waldseemüller's 1513 edition of Ptolemy,  a landmark work that contributed to major advances in both Renaissance geography and map p...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMY, C. / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M.
Place & Date: Strasbourg, J. Schott, 1513


Septima Asie Tabvla.

Trapezoidal woodcut map showing the area around the Caspian Sea from Martin Waldseemüller's most important 1513 edition of Ptolemy, which was a landmark work that contri...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMY, C. / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M.
Place & Date: Strasburg, J. Schott, 1513


Moscovia Sigismundi Liberi Baronis In Herberstein, Neiperg et Gutehnag Anno M.D XLIX

First Modern Map of Russia. A rare and important cornerstone map for Russia collections.Sigismund von Herberstein made two visits to Russia. In 1517-18 he travelled as a ...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: HALBERSTEIN, S.
Place & Date: Vienna, 1549


Benedict. Arias Montanus Sacrae Geographiae Tabulam Ex Antiq

THE EXTREMELY RARE FIRST STATE landmark world map, famed for its depiction of the Australian landmass.One of the earliest printed maps to depict the “terra incognita...

$21500 / ≈ €20118
Maker / Publisher: ARIAS (MONTANO), Benito:
Place & Date: Anvers 1571 /1572


Temperance (Temperantia) from The Virtues.

Very decorative engraving by Philip Galle (Haarlem 1537–1612 Antwerp) after Pieter Bruegel the Elder (Breda (?) ca. 1525–1569 Brussels). The print was published by Hi...

$10000 / ≈ €9357
Maker / Publisher: BREUGHEL, P.
Place & Date: Antwerp, Hieronymus Cock, 1580


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 / ≈ €9357
Maker / Publisher: GUICCIARDINI, L.
Place & Date: Antwerp, Plantin, 1581


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 / ≈ €17779
Maker / Publisher: WAGHENAER, L.J.
Place & Date: Leyden, 1584



Mercury holding a caduceus and riding in a chariot drawn by two birds on the clouds in the sky, an extensive landscape with a harbor with goods being loaded and unloaded ...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: DE VOS, M. after
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1585


Imposita saxo Jacob cervice quiescens Aligeros scalas vidit imre choros. Gene[sis] 28

A superb example of this illustration showing a blind Isaac blessing Jacob. Copper engraving published in " Thesaurus sacrarum historiarum veteris testamenti, elegan...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: DE JODE, G.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1585


Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae. Das ist: Ein Reisebuch...

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 / ≈ €28072
Maker / Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Place & Date: Magdenburg, 1587


Lapis polaris magnes.

This is a plate from a series of twenty prints illustrating new inventions and discoveries (Nova Reperta) after Jan van der Straet. On image, bottom right: 'Ion. Stradanu...

$850 / ≈ €795
Maker / Publisher: STRADANUS, Johannes / COLLAERT, Jan (II).
Place & Date: Antwerp, Philips Galle, c. 1590


Fori Ivlii accvrata descriptio

Map from 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum [Atlas of the Whole World]': published in Antwerp. Provenance: This map is from the personal collection of dr. Marcel van den Bro...

$1550 / ≈ €1450
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1592


Lutetia Furens. Das ist : Die wütende Statt PARIS.

Rarissime placard dirigé contre la Ligue et le duc de Mayenne. La gravure est signée I.S. (marque inconnue). Ce placard en latin et en allemand est une reprise de l’e...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: /. S.
Place & Date: France ca.. 1594


Peregrinatie Jesu Christu Een ordentliche beschrijvinge des Heijligen landts....

Very rare separately map of the Holy Land engraved by Joannes van Doetecum Jr. Oriented to the east. The shoreline runs from "Antaradus" in Syria to "Rhino...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: VAN DOECTECUM Jr. , J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1595


Calecuty Regnum

A rare and unusual depiction of the Indian Ocean between Madagascar, Ethiopia, southern Arabia, and south India and Ceylon.The calligraphy is florid and decorative. The e...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: BOTERO, G.
Place & Date: Cologne, 1596



Extremely rare map of France, Netherlands, Southern England, Switzerland, and Northern Spain. This map was never regularly included in the Theatrum; Denuce mentions the i...

$10000 / ≈ €9357
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A. / POSTEL, G.
Place & Date: Antwerp, ca 1598


Il vero ritratto di Nettvno al presente oaupato da gl'imperiali.

Rare and early town-plan of Nettuno, in the province of Rome, which is nowadays a touristic harbor.Issued by Joannes Orlandi who acquired many Lafreri plates, which he re...

$2700 / ≈ €2526
Maker / Publisher: ORLANDINI, J.
Place & Date: Rome, 1557 / 1602



Second state of this rare "carte à figures"- map of Germany, The Netherlands, Poland and central Europe. Bordered on three sides with portraits and views. In t...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1607


Pascaarte van een deel der Oost Zee, tusschen Bornholm ende der Memel, vertonende de ware gelegentheijt der Zeecusten van Pruijssen. . .

This very rare chart of the Northern Coast of Poland with Gdansk, appeared in the rare English edition of Willem Blaeu's 'Het Licht der Zeevaert', an atlas of sea charts ...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1608


Hydrograhica descriptio

This very rare chart is important as the first printed sea chart of the Mediterranean coast of Spain, Gibraltar, also depicting the northern coast of Marocco.Willem Bar...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: BARENDTSZ, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, W.Blaeu, 1612



BLAEU, Willem Janszoon (1571-1638)  AN EXCEPTIONAL AND VERY RARE PAIR OF CELESTIAL AND TERRESTRIAL GLOBES, 9inch / 23cm, with an overall height of 38 cm, Amsterdam, dat...

$375000 / ≈ €350894
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, dated 1602, but published after 1621


Coloniensis Archiepisscopatus.

Extremely rare first edition of this beautiful map of Cologne and Dusseldorff.Jodocus Hondius Jr. planned to produce a new modern atlas less dependent on the Mercator pla...

$500 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: HONDIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1629


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 / ≈ €93572
Maker / Publisher: GALLE, Theodoor.
Place & Date: [Antwerp, c. 1633


Tractus Danubii, Fluminis in Europa Maximi, A Fontibus, Per Germaniam. . .

This is Blaeu’s first map of the Danube and surrounding regions. The Danube River runs through the map from the top left with its headwaters in the German Black Forest ...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1634


Amstelodamum, Celebre Emporium Forma Plana.

Second state of this rare and decorative plan of Amsterdam with Visscher's imprint. With a panoramic view seen from the IJ and further insets of Council House, The Exchan...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: VISSCHER, Claes Jansz.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, c. 1636



Very decorative and rare panoramic of Wittstock, Bez. Potsdam.The engraver and publisher of prints, Mrs. Anna Beek of the Hague, enlarged the print and mounted it on larg...

$1750 / ≈ €1638
Maker / Publisher: BEEK, A. / MERIAN, C.
Place & Date: The Hague, ca. 1642


Nouvelle et exacte description du globe terrestre reveue corrigée et augmente´e suivant les derniéres relations des Anglais et Hollandois. Par Guillaume Blaeu 1645.

Extremely rare and decorative "carte a figures" world map published by Anthoine de Fer. The double hemisphere world map is surrounded by constellations of the A...

$25000 / ≈ €23393
Maker / Publisher: DE FER, A.
Place & Date: Paris, 1645


Desciption de lopulente et manifique ville de Venise.

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

$7000 / ≈ €6550
Maker / Publisher: BOISSEAU, J.
Place & Date: Paris, 1646


Carta prima Generale dell' Asia.

FIRST STATE of Robert Dudley's general chart of the Persian Gulf, going east through India to the southeastern coast of China showing Macau and the area of present-day Ho...

$17500 / ≈ €16375
Maker / Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Place & Date: Florence, 1646


Bressia vulgo Bresse. [colored by Van Santen]

Title cartouche with putti and surveyor with surveying instruments. Upper right-hand corner Geneva, lower left Lyon and in the center Bourg-en Bresse. Upper right-hand co...

$1200 / ≈ €1123
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1650


Joannis Janssonii Novus Atlas, sive Theatrum Orbis Terrarum: in quo Orbis Antiquus. . .

A glorious mid-seventeenth century engraved frontispieces to atlas by Janssonius. Finely decorated with a pair of terrestrial (bottom) and celestial (top) globes and the ...

$500 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1650


Pascaerte vande Caribische Eylanden, vande Barbados tot aende Bocht van Mexico ‘t Amsterdam By Hendrick Doncker. . .

First state. Rare. “This chart appeared in the first edition of Hendrick Doncker’s Zee-Atlas, of which no surviving example is known” -- Burden. This is an example ...

$4500 / ≈ €4211
Maker / Publisher: DONCKER, H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1659


[Printed on silk] Nova Totius Americae Sive Novi Orbis Tabula, Auct. Hugo Allardt.

Hugo Allard’s ca. 1661 map of the Americas, showing California as an island printed on silk. This separately issued map printed on paper is quite rare on the market. T...

$4750 / ≈ €4445
Maker / Publisher: ALLARD, C.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1661


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 / ≈ €8421
Maker / Publisher: JACOBSZ.,Th. / DE WIDT, F.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1662


.Pascaerte Van't Westelyckste der Middelandsche Zee. . .

An eye-catching chart of the western part of the Mediterranean Sea.Pieter Goos (ca. 1616-1675) was one of the most important cartographer, engraver, publisher and print s...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: GOOS, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1666


Noordoost Cust van Asia van Japan tot Nova Zembla.

Important for its early depiction of Hokkaido and the Islands to the North of Japan. Ships navigate the seas around the Siberian, Chinese and Japanese coast extending as ...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: GOOS, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1666


Pas-Caart van de Oost Zee verthooende alle de ghelegenheydt tusschen t Eylandt Rugen ende Wyborg. . .

An eye-catching chart of the Baltic Sea. Engraved by Gerard Coeck.Pieter Goos (ca. 1616-1675) was one of the most important cartographers, engravers, publishers and print...

$1500 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: GOOS, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1666


Incliti Cantonis Friburgensis Tabula, autore Francisco Petro VON DER WEID. Senatore et Commissario generale Friburgi. anno Domini 1668.

Very rare 2-sheet map and the first map of the canton Fribourg (Freiburg) in a scale of Scale 1:120.000. South to the top.The area shown on the map encompasses the whole ...

$7500 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: Von der WEID, François Pierre
Place & Date: Fribourg, 1668


Paskaerte Zynde t'Oosterdeel Van Oost Indien, met alle de Eylanden daer ontrendt geleegen van C. Comorin tota aen Iapan.

An eye-catching chart of Pieter Goos' sea chart of Australia, Southeast Asia, China, Japan, Korea and India. The chart shows the regions from Cape Comorin (Southern India...

$10000 / ≈ €9357
Maker / Publisher: GOOS, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1669


Paskaerte Vande Bocht van Vranckrijk Biscajen en Galissen

An eye-catching chart of Spain and France, including a large part of Brittany, including Isle de Reé , Isle Saint Martin ...Shows the gulf of the northeast Atlantic Ocea...

$1000 / ≈ €936
Maker / Publisher: GOOS, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1669-1676


Pas-kaart vande Zee kusten van Venecuela met de Byleggende Eylanden. . .

Rare chart of the coast of Venezuela, including the islands of Curaçao, Bonaire, Aruba, etc.The chart has two insets, one (15x22cm) with a map of Curaçao, one smaller w...

$2200 / ≈ €2059
Maker / Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1680


Nova Orbis Tabula in Lucem edita Wit.

According to Shirley, De Wit's map is one of the most attractive of its time. The brilliant scenes in the corners combine images of the four seasons, the elements, and th...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: DE WIT, F.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1680


Mare Balticum. . . / Nieuwe Pascaert van de Oost Zee. . .

Decorative chart showing the Baltic sea, with a splendid cartouche of royal figures. A re-issue of the De Wit copper plates, now with many improvements.

$2500 / ≈ €2339
Maker / Publisher: DE WIT, F.
Place & Date: Amsterdam ca.1680


Pascaerte van Carybes, Nieu Neder landt, Brazil. . .

This progenitor chart covers the American shores of the Atlantic Ocean. This chart by Theunis Jacobsz. was most probably engraved close to his death in 1650 or shortly af...

$2200 / ≈ €2059
Maker / Publisher: JACOBSZ,Th.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1653-1681


Magnae Prussiae Ducatus Tabula denuo correcta et in lucem edita per Nicolaum Visscher.

Striking old color example of Visscher's map of Prussia and part of the Baltic region. Includes a gorgeous cartouche and banner key held aloft by 2 cherubs, plus 4 sailin...

$1500 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: VISSCHER, N.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1690


[Il mondo a pezzi - Europa].

Satirical representation of the division of the world by the main European powers. At the center of the scene a globe on which is written "MONDO Maledeto Interesse ...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: MITELLI, G.
Place & Date: Bologna, 1690


Praghe. [ Prague ]

A rare panoramic of Prague with over the whole length of the lower part 3 columns of poems in Dutch, French, German and English.Frederick de Wit published after 1694 a t...

$1500 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: DE WIT, F.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1694


Belgii novi, angliae novae, et partis Virginiae . . .

This example is state 3 of the original Janssonius plate, printed after Schenk acquired the plates at public auction in 1694 from the heirs of Jansson van Waesberge. The ...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: SCHENK, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1694


Ducatus Prussiae tam Polono Regiae. . .

This is a rare issue of Frederick de Wit's attractive map of the northern part of Poland, Prussia and the Baltic regions.Very decorative title cartouche, including three ...

$3500 / ≈ €3275
Maker / Publisher: DE WIT, F.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1698


Nieuwe gelyk Graadige Paskaart van de Kust van Guiana in West-Indien.

Detailed chart of Guiana in South America. Two scales are given in both maps: Dutch, French and English nautical miles.The inset chart provide detailed view of the Camopi...

$650 / ≈ €608
Maker / Publisher: VAN KEULEN, G.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1684 - 1704


Nieuwe en Nette Afteekening van het Eyland Corsica en het Eyland Elba vertoonende alle desselfs Havenen, Steeden en Rivieren . . .

Highly decorative large sea chart of Corsica, Sardinia and Elba, including multiple sailing ships, compass roses, cartouche, coat of arms, rhumb lines, topographical deta...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: VAN KEULEN, G.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1710


[12 volumes] Recueil des voyages qui ont servi à l'établissement et aux progrez de la Compagnie des Indes Orientales, forméedans les Provinces-Unies des Païs-Bas...

An important richly illustrated compendium of the first Dutch voyages to East India, of great interest for the history and establisment of the Dutch global trade, particu...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: DE RENNEVILLE, R.A.C.
Place & Date: Rouen, Pierre Le Boucher, 1725



Uncommon celestial print of Cygnus, published by Corbinianus Thomas in the Manuductio ad Astronomiam, Juxta modum Bayeri, Mathematici celeberrimi, concinnata, multis,…e...

$350 / ≈ €328
Maker / Publisher: THOMAS, C.
Place & Date: Frankfurt & Leipzig, c.1730


Vorstellung der Evangelisch-Ostindischen Kirche Augsburger Protestanten.

Very decorative and rare print to commemorate the 200 year Confession of the Augsburg Protestant Confession. Engraved by J. Kleinschmidt after a design of E. Ridinger.Dis...

$1500 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: RIDINGER, J.
Place & Date: Augsburg, 1732


[World and 4 continents] Carte Geographique Astronomique Chronologique et Historique du Monde.

French wall map of the world in 4 sheets published by Crépy "à l'entrée du Cloistre de St. Benoist du côté des maturins". A decorative wall map of the worl...

$25000 / ≈ €23393
Maker / Publisher: (INSELIN, Charles / CREPY [Family]
Place & Date: Paris, 1720-1735


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 / ≈ €14036
Maker / Publisher: POPPLE,H / MORTIER, J. and C.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1737


Constantinopolis Constantinopel.

Very rare and decorative panoramic view of Istanbul prepared by Friedrich Berhard Werner and published by Martin Engelbrecht. The engraving is done by Johann Georg Ringli...

$3500 / ≈ €3275
Maker / Publisher: WERNER, F.B. / PINZ, J.G.
Place & Date: Augsburg, M.Engelbrecht, ca.1730-1740


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 / ≈ €14036
Maker / Publisher: COVENS / MORTIER
Place & Date: Amsterdam, c. 1740


Anfiteatro detto l'Arena di Verona.

Large two sheet copper engraving of the Amphitheater of Verona after a design of Adriano Cristofali. On three sides it is surrounded by architectural details interspersed...

$2200 / ≈ €2059
Maker / Publisher: VALESI, D.
Place & Date: Verona, 1744


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 / ≈ €37429
Maker / Publisher: Akademie von Wissenschaften
Place & Date: St Peterburg, Akademie von Wissenschaften. 1745


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 / ≈ €126322
Maker / Publisher: NOLIN, J.-B.
Place & Date: Paris, 1746


Manuscript map of the Bay of Nagasaki.

An extremely rare manuscript chart in brown ink and wash color on a printed sheet of paper with a system of rhumblines and latitude scales. This chart shows the Bay of Na...

$50000 / ≈ €46786
Maker / Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1750


Seville. Ville Archiepiscopale et Capitale du Raume d'Andalousie en Espagne. . .

A very decorative and extremely rare view of Seville, including a numbered (1-37) key in the lower part. Published by Jacques Chéreau, (1688 - 1776). Engraved by Aveline...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: CHEREAU, J. / AVELINE, P.A.
Place & Date: Paris, ca.1750


Barcelone, Ville Capitale de la principauté Catalogne. . .

A very decorative and scarce view of Barcelona, including a numbered key ( 1-29 ) in the lower part. Published by Jacques Chéreau, (1688 - 1776). Engraved by Aveline and...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: CHEREAU, J. / AVELINE, P.A.
Place & Date: Paris, ca.1750


Madrid Villa Capital Del Reyno D'Espana.. / Madrid ville capitale du Royaume d'Espagne . . .

A very decorative and scarce town view of Madrid, including a numbered key ( 1-17 ) in Spanish and French in the lower part. Published by Jacques Chéreau, (1688 - 1776)....

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: CHEREAU, J. / AVELINE, P.A.
Place & Date: Paris, ca.1750


Nieuwe en zeer accuraate Zee-Caart van de Hollandse Wal strekkende van de Maas tot Texel opgenomen door Jan Rokusz Douw, , ,

A very fine and rare chart of the coast of Holland, Prepared by Jan Rokusz, Douw and Agge Roskam Kool.Embellished with a very decorative cartouche with a dedicational tex...

$4500 / ≈ €4211
Maker / Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J,
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1750


[Complete set of maps of Japan] Imperium Japonicum Per Regiones Digestum Sex et Sexaginta Atque Ipsorum Japonensium Mappis Descriptum Ab Hadriano Relando.

Complete set of 11 maps Reland's map of Japan, the first map to use Sino-Japanese characters on a European printed map and represents a radical departure from prior Europ...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: OTTENS, R. / J. / KAEMPFER, E.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1751


Veduta de' Palazzi de' Sig. March. Corsi e Viviani.

Lively street scene with several palaces in Florence after Giuseppe Zocchi (1711or 1717 - 1767) and engraved by Mich. Mariesschi and Vincenzo Francesschini. From "Sc...

$450 / ≈ €421
Maker / Publisher: ZOCCHI, G.
Place & Date: Florence, Bouchard, 1754


Carolinae Floridae nec non Insularum Bahamensium cum partibus adjacentibus delinatio ad Exemplar Londinense in lucem edita . . . Ao. 1755.

The German edition of this map of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands in full original colors. Published in Seligmann's "Sammlung verschiedener auslaendischer ...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: SELIGMANN, Ioh. Michael.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 1755


Karte von den Kusten von Arabien . . .

Manuscript map of Arabia. A close copy of Bellin's map of the Arabian Peninsula. In the lower right margin "Tom A, vol V."A title cartouche in the lower left co...

$2500 / ≈ €2339
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Germany, ca. 1760


[MANUSCRIPT] Carte nouvelle de la Crimée et des pays circonvoisins.

A beautiful manuscript map on paper. Showing the northern part of the Black Sea region with Crimea.Interesting are the border lines of "New Serbia", shown in th...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: ca. 1752-1764


Neue und vollständige Topographie der Eidgnossschaft, in welcher die in den dreyzehen und zugewandten auch verbündeten Orten und Landen dermal befindliche Städte, Bischthümer, Stifte, Klöster, Schlösser, Amts-Häuser, Edelsitze und Burgställe...

The first edition of Herrliberger's work on the topography of Switzerland. - The rarest book on Switzerland rarely found complete.Illustrated with an engraved allegorical...

$5500 / ≈ €5146
Maker / Publisher: HERRLIBERGER, David.
Place & Date: Zurich, Johann Kaspar Ziegler, 1754-1773


Plan de St. Jean de Luz avec les différents projets d'agrandissem.t du port.

Very rare and beautiful plan of the city and bay of Saint-Jean-de-Luz, detailing the projects of expansion of the port undertaken in 1780.The plan indicates the Artha Roc...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Paris, 1784


Carte de la Petite Tartarie Dresee par ordre de l'Imperatries de toutes las Russies.

The very rare first edition of De Leth's map of the southern part of Ukraine, with detailed annotations regarding the Cossacks and an explanatory key. Based on a Russian ...

$1750 / ≈ €1638
Maker / Publisher: SCHENK, P. / DE LETH, H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1785


A scarce Real Compañia de Filipinas 250 Pesos deed issued in 1785

A scarce Real Compañia de Filipinas 250 Pesos deed issued in 1785. Share nº 27324, hand signed by several company officials.Engraved by Fernando Selma (1752-1810) after...

$1750 / ≈ €1638
Place & Date: Spain, 1785


[Crimea]. Carte de la Cromée.

Mapmaker, Captain Jan Hendrik van Kinsbergen (1735-1819). Published by H. Friesman in 1787. This map first appeared in 1776 and was the first Russian map of the newly ann...

$4250 / ≈ €3977
Maker / Publisher: KINSBERGEN, J.H. van
Place & Date: Amsterdam, H. Frieseman, 1787


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 / ≈ €28072
Maker / Publisher: Anonymous
Place & Date: Korea, ca. 1790


[ 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 / ≈ €28072
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Japan, Kansei 4, 2nd month, 9th day, 30 March? 1792


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 / ≈ €14036
Maker / Publisher: DE LA CONCEPTION, J.
Place & Date: Manilla, Seminario Conciliar, y Real de San Carlos, 1788-1792


[Set of five maps] Carte Générale de la Terre ou Mappe Monde

Rare and decorative set of five wall maps of the world and the four continents, prepared by Clouet, in very fine bright contemporary coloring. Each map ca. 965 x 1230 mm ...

$80000 / ≈ €74857
Maker / Publisher: CLOUET, Jean Baptiste Louis (abbé).
Place & Date: Paris and Cadiz, Mondhare, 1785-1793