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ORTELIUS, A.,  Spectandum dedit Ortelius mortalib.., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Spectandum dedit Ortelius mortalib..
Antwerp, 1580, Uncoloured.. 325x215mm. Good and dark imprint. Light browning of paper. Good margins.
This famous portrait, engraved by Galle, was included in Ortelius' atlases from 1579 onwards.
The title translation is By looking, Ortelius gave to mortal beings the world, by looking at his face, Galleus gave them Ortelius.
The portrait is surrounded in a strapwork and garland fram...
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$ 550
Approx. Euro 468  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS,A.,  (Portrait of Abraham Ortelius), antique map, old maps ORTELIUS,A. - (Portrait of Abraham Ortelius)
Antwerp, 1592, Coloured.. 320x215mm. Lower left corner restored, not affecting the image. Good condition.
No text on verso. Page size: 38,3 x 28 cm, slightly trimmed.
The famous head and shoulder portrait of Ortelius aged 50, engraved by Philippe Galle, included in his atlas.
famous cartographer born in Antwerp and after studying Greek, Latin and mathematics set up business there with his sister, as a book dealer and 'painter of maps'. Travelling widely, es...
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$ 700
Approx. Euro 595  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
ANONYMOUS,  ABRAHAMUS ORTELIUS ANTVERPIANUS Orteli dum proponis spectantibus Orbem, Quam tua delectant structa Theatra homines! . . ., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - ABRAHAMUS ORTELIUS ANTVERPIANUS Orteli dum proponis spectantibus Orbem, Quam tua delectant structa Theatra homines! . . .
Antwerp, c.1595, Uncoloured.. 173x120mm. Cut on neat line and pasted on a larger sheet of paper.
Portrait of Abraham Ortelius (Abraham Ortel), famous cartographer born in Antwerp and after studying Greek, Latin and mathematics set up business there with his sister, as a book dealer and 'painter of maps'. Travelling widely, especially to the great book fairs, his business prospered and he establ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 450
Approx. Euro 383  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE BRY, Th.,  Petrus Apianus Binvitzius Astrologus, antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Petrus Apianus Binvitzius Astrologus
Frankfurt a.M. 1597 - 1599, Uncoloured.. 137x110mm. Very fine condition.
Very decorative portrait of Petrus Apianus (April 16, 1495 – April 21, 1552), engraved by Theodor de Bry (1528-1593) and published in Jean Jacques Boissard, "Icones Virorum Illustrium".

Petrus Apianus (April 16, 1495 – April 21, 1552), also known as Peter Apian, was a German humanist,...
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$ 350
Approx. Euro 298  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DE BRY, Th.,  Wolgangus Lazius Historic Caesare., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Wolgangus Lazius Historic Caesare.
Frankfurt a.M. 1597 - 1599, Uncoloured.. 137x105mm. Very fine condition.
Very decorative portrait of Wolfgang Lazius, engraved by Theodor de Bry (1528-1593) and published in Jean Jacques Boissard, "Icones Virorum Illustrium".

Wolfgang Laz, better known by his Latinized name Wolfgang Lazius (October 31, 1514 – June 19, 1565), was an Austrian humanist who wor...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 255  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DE BRY, Th.,  Christophorus Columus Ligur Indiarum  Prim invet A°1492, antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Christophorus Columus Ligur Indiarum Prim invet A°1492
Frankfurt a.M. 1597 - 1599, Uncoloured.. 155x130mm. Very fine condition. Right hand margin a bit short. Dark impression.
Very decorative portrait of Christopher Columbus (c. 31 October 1451 – 20 May 1506), engraved by Theodor de Bry (1528-1593) and published in Jean Jacques Boissard, "Icones Virorum Illustrium".

Columbus was an explorer, colonizer, and navigator, born in the Republic of Genoa, in north-w...
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$ 500
Approx. Euro 425  

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Condition Rating: 2
DE BRY, Th.,  Joan Schonerus Mathematicus., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Joan Schonerus Mathematicus.
Frankfurt a.M. 1597 - 1599, Uncoloured.. 137x105mm. Very fine condition. Dark impression.
Very decorative portrait of Johannes Schöner (January 16, 1477 in Karlstadt am Main – January 16, 1547 in Nürnberg), engraved by Theodor de Bry (1528-1593) and published in Jean Jacques Boissard, "Icones Virorum Illustrium".

Schöner was a renowned and respected German polymath. It is b...
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$ 400
Approx. Euro 340  

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Condition Rating: 2
HONDIUS, H.,  Sebastienus Munsterus., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, H. - Sebastienus Munsterus.
The Hague, 1602, Uncoloured.. 170x122mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Rare copper engraved portrait of Sebastian Münster (1488 – 1552) by Henricus Hondius (1573-1666) of The Hague. Published in Jacob Verheiden: "Praestantium aliquot theologum ... Affbeeldingen von sommighe Mannen, die bestreden hebben den roomschen Antichrist.".

Münster was a German cartogr...
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$ 450
Approx. Euro 383  

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Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Abrahamus Ortelius Antuerpianus cosmographus natus a. MDXXVII, antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Abrahamus Ortelius Antuerpianus cosmographus natus a. MDXXVII
Antwerp, c.1650, Uncoloured.. 135x97mm. Cut on neat line and pasted on a larger sheet of paper.
Portrait of Abraham Ortelius (Abraham Ortel), famous cartographer born in Antwerp and after studying Greek, Latin and mathematics set up business there with his sister, as a book dealer and 'painter of maps'. Travelling widely, especially to the great book fairs, his business prospered and he establ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 300
Approx. Euro 255  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  P. Famiano Strada., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - P. Famiano Strada.
Venice, 1666, Uncoloured.. 120x80mm. Very good condition. Dark impression.
Portrait of Famiano Strada, published in "Elogii D' Hvomini Letterati Scritti", by Lorenzo Crasso. Famiano Strada (1572–1649) was a Jesuit writer, who was born in Rome, Strada taught rhetoric at the Collegio Romano. He is best known for his history of the revolt of the Netherlands, "De bello belgico... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 120
Approx. Euro 102  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Francesco Baconi Baron di Verulamio., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Francesco Baconi Baron di Verulamio.
Venice, 1666, Uncoloured.. 125x90mm. Very good condition. Dark impression.
Portrait of Francis Bacon, published in "Elogii D' Hvomini Letterati Scritti", by Lorenzo Crasso.
Called the father of empiricism, Sir Francis Bacon is credited with establishing and popularizing the “scientific method” of inquiry into natural phenomena.
Throughout his life, Bacon lived mos...
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$ 100
Approx. Euro 85  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE LAMERSSIN II, N.,  Nicolas Bion Ingenieur du Roy . . ., antique map, old maps DE LAMERSSIN II, N. - Nicolas Bion Ingenieur du Roy . . .
Paris, ca. 1690, Uncoloured.. 208x145mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Copper engraved portrait of Nicolas Bion, engraved by Nicolas II de Larmessin (1632-1694). Bion was a French mathematician and maker of globes and scientific instruments. In 1681 he opened an atelier on the Quai de l'Horloge at the sign of the Quart de cercle. His official title was Ingénieur du Roi... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 300
Approx. Euro 255  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Jean De Sacro Busto., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Jean De Sacro Busto.
France, ca. 1700, Uncoloured.. 122x70mm. Very good condition. Dark impression.
Portrait of Johannes de Sacro Bosco c. 1195 – c. 1256), a scholar, monk and astronomer who was a teacher at the University of Paris. He wrote a short astronomy textbook, "Tractatus de Sphaera", which was widely read and influential in Europe during the later medieval centuries as an introduction to ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 150
Approx. Euro 128  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
PASSE, C.,  Christophorus Columbus Liguriensis Indiarum Primus Inventor Anno MCCCCXCII., antique map, old maps PASSE, C. - Christophorus Columbus Liguriensis Indiarum Primus Inventor Anno MCCCCXCII.
Antwerp, c.1700, Uncoloured.. 142x97mm. Cut on neat line and pasted on a larger sheet of paper.
Portrait of Christopher Columbus (c. 31 October 1451 – 20 May 1506), explorer, colonizer, and navigator, born in the Republic of Genoa, in north-western Italy. Under the auspices of the Catholic Monarchs of Spain, he completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean that led to general European aware... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 200
Approx. Euro 170  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
KILIAN, W.,  Petrus Apianus Leisnicensis., antique map, old maps KILIAN, W. - Petrus Apianus Leisnicensis.
Augsburg, ca.. 1700, Uncoloured.. 160x117mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Rare copper engraved portrait of Petrus Apianus (1495 – 1552) by Wolfgang Philipp Kilian. Peter Apian, was a German humanist, known for his works in mathematics, astronomy and cartography.
He was born as Peter Bienewitz (or Bennewitz) in Leisnig in Saxony, his father was a shoemaker. The famil...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 255  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
VERMEULEN.,  Alexius Hubertus Jaillot . . ., antique map, old maps VERMEULEN. - Alexius Hubertus Jaillot . . .
Paris, ca 1700, Uncoloured.. 380x300mm. Cut on neat line and pasted on a larger sheet. Dark impression.
Copper engraving portrait of Alexis Hubert Jaillot (ca. 1632- 1712) holding a folio atlas in right hand and compass in left, more books behind. Engraved by Cornelis Martinus Vermeulen (1644 – 1708) a Flemish Baroque engraver. After a painting of Culin.

Jaillot followed Nicholas Sanson ...
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$ 800
Approx. Euro 680  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DESROCHERS, E.,  Ticho-Braché . . ., antique map, old maps DESROCHERS, E. - Ticho-Braché . . .
Paris, 1720, Uncoloured.. 140x100mm. Very good impression. Good margins.
Uncommon portrait of Tycho Brahe, (1546 - 1601) engraved and published by Étienne Jehandier Desrochers ( Lyon 1668 - Paris 1741).
Brahe was a Danish astronomer whose work in developing astronomical instruments and in measuring and fixing the positions of stars paved the way for future discove...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 128  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DESROCHERS, E.,  Christophe Colomb . . ., antique map, old maps DESROCHERS, E. - Christophe Colomb . . .
Paris, 1720, Uncoloured.. 140x100mm. Very good impression.
Fine portrait of Christopher Columbus (c.?1451 – 1506) engraved and published by Étienne Jehandier Desrochers ( Lyon 1668 - Paris 1741).
Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer. He completed four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean. Those voyages and his efforts to ...
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$ 75
Approx. Euro 64  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
HOMANN, J.B.,  [Portrait] Johannes Baptista Homann . . ., antique map, old maps HOMANN, J.B. - [Portrait] Johannes Baptista Homann . . .
Nuremberg, c.1740, Uncoloured.. 380x270mm. Paper age toned with light stain in upper part of print.
Stunning full portrait of the Imperial Geographer of the Holy Roman Empire, Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724) who was born in the Bavarian town of Kammlach.
Educated at a Jesuit school, he eventually became a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences. As an Imperial Geographer he had special ...
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$ 600
Approx. Euro 510  

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Condition Rating: 5
HOMANN, J.B.,  [Portrait] Johannes Baptista Homann . . ., antique map, old maps HOMANN, J.B. - [Portrait] Johannes Baptista Homann . . .
Nuremberg, c.1740, Uncoloured.. 380x270mm. Paper very slightly age toned. Dark impression.
Stunning full portrait of the Imperial Geographer of the Holy Roman Empire, Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724) who was born in the Bavarian town of Kammlach.
Educated at a Jesuit school, he eventually became a member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences. As an Imperial Geographer he had special ...
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$ 650
Approx. Euro 553  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
HOUBRAKEN, J.,  Sr Walter Ralegh., antique map, old maps HOUBRAKEN, J. - Sr Walter Ralegh.
London, John and Paul Knapton, 1743, Uncoloured.. 370x227mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Copper engraved portrait of Sir Walter Raleigh (ca. 1554 – 1618) by Jacob Houbraken (1698 – 1780), from Thomas Birch's "The Heads of Ilustrious Persons of Great Britain".

Sir Walter Raleigh was an English aristocrat, writer, poet, soldier, courtier, spy, and explorer. He is also well know...
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$ 350
Approx. Euro 298  

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Condition Rating: 3
FICQUET,  Antoine François Prevost . . ., antique map, old maps FICQUET - Antoine François Prevost . . .
Paris, ca. 1750, Uncoloured.. 143x93mm. Very good condition. Dark impression.
Portrait of Antoine François Prevost (1697 – 1763), engraved by Ficquet after a design of F.Schmidt.
Prevost was born at Hesdin, Artois, and first appears with the full name of Prévost d'Exiles, in a letter to the booksellers of Amsterdam in 1731.
At the end of 1716 he left the Jesuits to j...
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$ 90
Approx. Euro 77  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
SCHLEUEN, J.D.,  Danton Fridrich Büsching., antique map, old maps SCHLEUEN, J.D. - Danton Fridrich Büsching.
Hamburg, ca. 1770, Uncoloured.. 152x93mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Copper engraved portrait of the geographer Anton Friedrich Büsching (1724–1793), engraved by Johann David Schleuen ( (active 1740-1774).
Büsching was a celebrated German theologian and geographer, who helped develop a scientific basis for the study of geography by stressing statistics rather ...
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$ 200
Approx. Euro 170  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
JENTZEN, F.,  Captain James Cook., antique map, old maps JENTZEN, F. - Captain James Cook.
London, Alexander Hogg, 1781, Uncoloured.. 345x225mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Copper engraved portrait of James Cook (1728-1779), published in "A new, authentic, and complete collection of voyages round the world" published in London by Alexander Hogg [1784-86]. Engraved by Thornton.
Cook was born on 27 October 1728 at Marton-in-Cleveland, Yorkshire, England, the son of ...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 255  

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Condition Rating: 3
GABRIEL.,  Jacques Cook, Né à Marton dans la province d'York. . ., antique map, old maps GABRIEL. - Jacques Cook, Né à Marton dans la province d'York. . .
1781, Uncoloured.. 155x95mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Steel engraved portrait of James Cook (1728-1779), navigator, born on 27 October 1728 at Marton-in-Cleveland, Yorkshire, England, the son of a Scottish labourer and his Yorkshire wife. He grew up on a farm at Great Ayton, attending the village school, and at 17 was apprenticed to a shopkeeper at Sta... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 200
Approx. Euro 170  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ADAM.,  Alexandre Mackenzie., antique map, old maps ADAM. - Alexandre Mackenzie.
London, ca. 1799, Uncoloured.. 135x115mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Copper engraving portrait of Alexander Mackenzie, engraved by Adam after a design of Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769–1830).
Mackenzie was born in Stornoway, Scotland, in 1764. When he was a young man he joined the Canadian-owned North West Fur Company and in 1778 he established Fort Chipewayan on Lak...
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$ 200
Approx. Euro 170  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Dom Vasco Da Gama., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Dom Vasco Da Gama.
c. 1800, Uncoloured.. 90x65mm. Steel engraving Very good condition. Dark impression.
Portrait of Dom Vasco da Gama (c.1460 - 1524) , was a Portuguese explorer. He became famous for being the first European explorer to leave Europe by ship and sail to India by going around Africa.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 80
Approx. Euro 68  

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Condition Rating: 3
RADOS, L.,  Giorgio Anson Ammiraglio Inglese., antique map, old maps RADOS, L. - Giorgio Anson Ammiraglio Inglese.
Ca. 1800, Uncoloured.. 190x120mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Copper engraved portrait of George Anson, 1st Baron Anson PC, FRS, RN (23 April 1697 – 6 June 1762), engraved by L. Rados after G.B.Bosio.
Anson was a British admiral and a wealthy aristocrat, noted for his circumnavigation of the globe and his role overseeing the Royal Navy during the Seven Ye...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 255  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Jean Denys Barbieé du Bocage Geograph des Franz. Ministeriums der auswärtigen Angelegenheiten., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Jean Denys Barbieé du Bocage Geograph des Franz. Ministeriums der auswärtigen Angelegenheiten.
Hanau, ca. 1803, Uncoloured.. 140x90mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Stipple engraved portrait of Jean Denis Barbie du Bocage (1760 - 1825), probably engraved by Conrad Westermayr.
Jean Denys Barbieé was a French cartographer active in Paris during late 18th and early 19th centuries. Jean Denis was trained as a cartographer and engraver in the workshops of map...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 255  

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Condition Rating: 3
ANONYMOUS,  Karsten Niebuhr., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Karsten Niebuhr.
Weimar, 1810, Uncoloured.. 135x90mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Stipple engraved portrait of Carsten Niebuhr or Karsten Niebuhr (1733 – 1815), published in F. J. Bertuch "Allgemeine geographische Ephemeriden".
Niebuhr was a German mathematician, cartographer, and explorer in the service of Denmark, is renowned for his travels on the Arabian peninsula.
...
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$ 150
Approx. Euro 128  

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Condition Rating: 3
BOWLES, J.,  Portrait of the Rt. Hon. George Lord Anson., antique map, old maps BOWLES, J. - Portrait of the Rt. Hon. George Lord Anson.
London, ca. 1821, Reverse glass print in original colouring.. 425x325mm. The image 355 x 260 mm., the frame is 425 x 325 mm. Originally hand coloured reverse glass print. The frame a little worm, but overall fine.
Attractive image of Lord Anson, published for John Bowles originally (d. 1779) at the Black Horse in Cornhill; the image was registered in 1821, and presumably printed that year, the portrait was engraved by James McArdel (ca. 1729 1765) after an original oil painting of Lord Anson from 1755 by Sir ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
This item has no reserve price.
$ 1,000
Approx. Euro 850  

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Condition Rating: 4
ANONYMOUS,  Joseph Acerbi., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Joseph Acerbi.
ca. 1840, Uncoloured.. 230x180mm. In good condition. Dark impression.
Contemporary stipple engraved portrait of Giuseppe Acerbi (1773 – 1846) . Acerbi was an Italian explorer and naturalist, born in Castel Goffredo. In 1798 Acerbi travelled to Lapland, publishing his experiences in Travel through Sweden, Finland and Lapland to the North Cap in the years 1798 and 1799 ... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 175
Approx. Euro 149  

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Condition Rating: 3
WESTERMAYR, F.,  D.F. Sotzmann., antique map, old maps WESTERMAYR, F. - D.F. Sotzmann.
Berlin ? , ca. 1850, Uncoloured.. 145x85mm. Stippel engraving. In good condition.
Portrait of Daniel Friedrich Sotzmann (1754 - 1840), engraved by F. Westermayr. Sotzman was a German cartographer and surveyor. He is considered the main initiator of the commercial cartography in Berlin.
Daniel F. Sotzmann, the son of a Spandau pewterer comes from a family of craftsmen receive...
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$ 200
Approx. Euro 170  

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Condition Rating: 3
JENTZEN, F.,  Carl Ritter, antique map, old maps JENTZEN, F. - Carl Ritter
Berlin, ca. 1850, Uncoloured.. 340x195mm. In good condition. Dark impression and good margins.
Lithographed portrait of Carl Ritter (August 7, 1779 – September 28, 1859) after a design by Prof. Krüger and lithographed by F. Jentzen. Published by G.Reimer in Berlin. Ritter was a German geographer. Along with Alexander von Humboldt, he is considered one of the founders of modern geography. From... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 300
Approx. Euro 255  

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Condition Rating: 3
POUND, D.J.,  David Livingstone, ESQre L.L.D. H.M.Consul at Duillimane, East Africa., antique map, old maps POUND, D.J. - David Livingstone, ESQre L.L.D. H.M.Consul at Duillimane, East Africa.
London, ca. 1870, Uncoloured.. 315x173mm. In good condition. Dark impression. Wide margins, paper slightly toned.
Steel engraved portrait of David Livingstone (19 March 1813 – 1 May 1873), engraved by D.J.Pound after a photography by Mayall. Published as supplement to "The Illustrated News of the World".

Liningstone was a Scottish Congregationalist pioneer medical missionary with the London Missiona...
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$ 300
Approx. Euro 255  

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Condition Rating: 3

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