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ORTELIUS, A., Abrahami Ortelli. . . , antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Abrahami Ortelli. . .
Antwerp, ca. 1601, Colored. 375x228mm. A very good example. A few small spots and faint soiling. Wide margins with a few old repairs to the edges, away from plate mark.
Title page with a portrait of the great Abraham Ortelius published after his death in 1598. Including a small map of Eastern Hemisphere. The text is the epitaph written on his grave. With latin text on verso.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 250 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.,  [Titlepage] Galliae tabulae geographicae.., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J. - [Titlepage] Galliae tabulae geographicae..
Amsterdam, 1613, Uncoloured.. 315x220mm. Paper slightly browned. Dark impression.
Decorative title page from the atlas by Mercator, surrounded with strapwork designs, garlands, fruit, birds and a portrait of a king.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 180 - 220)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J.,  [Titlepage] Italiae, Sclavoniae, et Graeciae tabula geographice.., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J. - [Titlepage] Italiae, Sclavoniae, et Graeciae tabula geographice..
Amsterdam, 1613, Uncoloured.. 285x190mm. Paper slightly browned. Dark impression.
Decorative title page from the atlas by Mercator, enclosed in an architectural framework engraved with cherubs, garlands and an eagle.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 180 - 220)

Starting bid
$ 60
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BERTIUS, Petrus., [Title page] Theatri Geographiae Veteris Tomus prior in quo. . ., antique map, old maps BERTIUS, Petrus. - [Title page] Theatri Geographiae Veteris Tomus prior in quo. . .
Amsterdam, ca 1618, Coloured.. 320x217mm. In excellent condition, the odd small repair etc. Paper is wrinkled slightly. Wide margins, good impression. With an official black ink stamp.
This is the lovely title page to Bertius' edition of Ptolemy's 'Geographia' that was copied from Mercator's edition from 1578. The two great Greek geographers stand beneath a classic portico: Claudius Ptolemy, holding an armillary sphere and a pair of dividers and Marinus, holding a rolled-up map. (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 220 - 250)

Bid received
$ 140
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
MERCATOR, G., [Title page] Belgii Inferioris Geographicae Tabulae., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G. - [Title page] Belgii Inferioris Geographicae Tabulae.
Amsterdam, ca 1619, Coloured.. 222x160mm. In very good condition, slight paper creasing only. Huge margins, good impression. Strong platemark.
A lovely frontispiece in the Dutch Renaissance style with the title surrounded with strapwork designs, garlands, fruit, fish and cherubs. From the Atlas sive Cosmographie. . .
This is the title page to the volume of the atlas devoted to maps of the Low Countries....
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Estimate
($ 150 - 175)

Bid received
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BLAEU, J. / C.,  Title page from: Le Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. / C. - Title page from: Le Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas.
Amsterdam, 1640, Original colours.. 406x243mm. The heraldic shield, with crown and garters is lavishly heightened with gold leaf. With a waterstain in lower part print and margin.
Architectural frontage with the title and imprint printed on paste-on slips.

The map is in a strictly contemporary colouring and of the highest level.
Read more about map-colouring....
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Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, J. / C.,  [Title page] Le Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas. . ., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. / C. - [Title page] Le Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas. . .
Amsterdam, 1640, Original colours.. 406x243mm. The heraldic shield, with crown and garters is lavishly heightened with gold leaf. Margins cut close, with a few minor brown spots.
Architectural frontage with the title and imprint printed on paste-on slips.
With manuscript ex libris "Caminade"....
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Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BLAEU, J.,  [Title page]  Belgica regia quae est Europae liber nonus., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - [Title page] Belgica regia quae est Europae liber nonus.
Amsterdam, 1652, Coloured.. 388x233mm. Paper very slightly browned, printed on heavy paper.
In top an imposing Spanish royal arms girdled by the Golden Fleece and with a crown surmounted by a cross and orb. The whole is supported by two uncrowned lions. From his town book of the Netherlands. The title and imprint printed on paste-on slip.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Bid received
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
MERIAN, C.,  Title page : Topographia Galliae. . ., antique map, old maps MERIAN, C. - Title page : Topographia Galliae. . .
Frankfurt, 1655, Uncoloured.. 278x175mm. Good impression. Paper slightly age-toned. Good margins.
Title page from Casper Merian's Topographia Galliae...... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 40 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 10
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
SANSON, N.,  L'Europe . . ., antique map, old maps SANSON, N. - L'Europe . . .
Amsterdam, 1660, Uncoloured.. 200x250mm. Some spotting and staining on printed area as well as along margins. Else a good and dark impression.
Title page from N. Sanson atlas, with a dedication to François Michel Le Tellier, (18 janvier 1641, Paris - 16 juillet 1691, Versailles).
His atlas was called "L'Europe", but included maps of all parts of the world....
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Estimate
($ 70 - 90)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DE BEAULIEU, Ch.,  (Title page) Plans et Profils des principales Villes des Duchez de Loraine et de Bar. . ., antique map, old maps DE BEAULIEU, Ch. - (Title page) Plans et Profils des principales Villes des Duchez de Loraine et de Bar. . .
Paris, 1668, Uncoloured.. 132x178mm. Good impression, paper very mildly age-toned. Good condition.
Decorative title page by Ch. De Beaulieu.

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Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 30
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DORIGNY, N., Psyches et Amoris nuptiae ac fabula a Raphaele  (Title Page), antique map, old maps DORIGNY, N. - Psyches et Amoris nuptiae ac fabula a Raphaele (Title Page)
Rome, 1693, Coloured.. 410x575mm. In very good condition.
Fine copper engraved frontispiece by Nicolas Dorigny from "LOGGIA DI PSYCHE", was published in Rome in 1693.
This engraving reproduces the frescoes by Raphael on the ceiling of the Villa Farnesina in Rome (Comissioned in 1517). In the cartouche on this print a river god supports an armorial shi...
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Estimate
($ 170 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 99
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
JAILLOT, A.H.,  (Title page)  Atlas François contenant les Cartes Géographiques dans lesquelles sont très exactement remarquez les Empires, Monarchies, Royaumes et Estats  de l'Europe, de l'Asie; de l'Afrique et de l'Amérique., antique map, old maps JAILLOT, A.H. - (Title page) Atlas François contenant les Cartes Géographiques dans lesquelles sont très exactement remarquez les Empires, Monarchies, Royaumes et Estats de l'Europe, de l'Asie; de l'Afrique et de l'Amérique.
Paris, 1695, Uncoloured.. 442x285mm. A good and strong impression. Paper slightly age-toned.
Decorative title page with a certain holding the title : Atlas François contenant les cartes géographiques . . . les Empires, Monarchies, Royaumes et Estats de l'Europe, de l'Asie, de l'Afrique et de l'Amérique.

Interestingly the word "Roy" has been scratched out -during the French Revolu...
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Estimate
($ 220 - 250)

Bid received
$ 190
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DE FER, N., Title page: Suitte de L'Atlas curieux., antique map, old maps DE FER, N. - Title page: Suitte de L'Atlas curieux.
Paris 1714, Uncoloured.. 210x300mm. Light marginal water stain in top, just entering the engraved area, hardly notable. Very good condition.
A title page from Suitte de L'Atlas curieux.. In upper right corner Mis au jour en 1714 Par le Sr. de Fer. The original copper plate was heavenly reworked in the lower part.
RARE....
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Estimate
($ 180 - 230)

Starting bid
$ 120
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BICKHAM the Elder, George, Britannia., antique map, old maps BICKHAM the Elder, George - Britannia.
London, 1748, Uncoloured.. 255x160mm. Slight age toning and light spotting.
A decorative frontispiece engraved by George Bickham the Elder drawn by Hubert-François Bourguignon, Gravelot.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 180 - 240)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
RUSSEL, P. / PRICE,  Owen, Frontispiece - England Displayed., antique map, old maps RUSSEL, P. / PRICE, Owen - Frontispiece - England Displayed.
London, 1769, Uncoloured.. 260x180mm. In good condition. Impressed area 260 x 180 mm plus wide margins. The full page measures 250 x 370 mm
Frontispiece shows Britannia holding a Map with a lion below from “England displayed : being a new, complete, and accurate survey and description of the kingdom of England, and principality of Wales.”... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 90 - 110)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  [ Text / title page Charts of the coasts and harbours of New England . . .], antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. - [ Text / title page Charts of the coasts and harbours of New England . . .]
London, 1777, Uncoloured.. 765x555mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Center fold as issued. Dark impression on thick paper, with LVG water mark. Size of sheet 765 x 555mm.
Letter press text page, taken from the "Atlantic Neptune".

The Atlantic Neptune is universally recognised as one of the most magnificent atlases ever made.
Examples were frequently carried on board the British war ships operating in American waters during the Revolution.

T...
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Estimate
($ 250 - 350)

Starting bid
$ 150
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  [ Ttitle page of volume II ] Atlantic Neptune published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain . . ., antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. - [ Ttitle page of volume II ] Atlantic Neptune published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain . . .
London, 1777, Uncoloured.. 765x555mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Center fold as issued. Dark impression on thick paper with LVG water mark. Size of sheet 765 x 555mm.
Title page, taken from the second volume of "Atlantic Neptune".

The Atlantic Neptune is universally recognised as one of the most magnificent atlases ever made.
Examples were frequently carried on board the British war ships operating in American waters during the Revolution.
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Estimate
($ 350 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 250
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BAR,J. Ch.,  Recueil de tous les Costumes.. (Title page), antique map, old maps BAR,J. Ch. - Recueil de tous les Costumes.. (Title page)
Paris, 1779, Uncoloured.. 355x250mm. Aquatint. Good impression.
Uncommon and decorative title page of a man holding a curtain with title and a woman reading a book. With a dedication to Mr. Bignon, who was librarian of the King of France.
The aquatint was a design and was made by Jacques Charles Bar. Very decorative....
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Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
GRENET, L., (Title page) Atlas Portatif a L 'Usage des Colleges., antique map, old maps GRENET, L. - (Title page) Atlas Portatif a L 'Usage des Colleges.
Paris, 1779, Coloured.. 240x345mm. In good condition with light foxing on top margin.
An attractive frontispiece of Rigobert Bonne's “Atlas Portatif a L 'Usage des Colleges”. The titlepage seems to encapsulate the spirit of the "Age of Enlightenment" with geographic instruments of reason and knowledge surrounding the central title banner. By L’Abbe Grenet, professor at College de Lis... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 150 - 200)

Bid received
$ 80
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  [ Ttitle page ] DES BARRES, J.F.W. - [ Ttitle page ] "Charts of several harbours, and divers parts of the coast of North America . . ."
London, 1780, Uncoloured.. 765x555mm. Paper slightly age-toned and slightly spotted. Folds as issued. Dark impression on thick paper with LVG water mark.
Title page "Charts of several harbours, and divers parts of the coast of North America . . .", taken from the "Atlantic Neptune".

The Atlantic Neptune is the most celebrated sea atlas and contains the first systematic survey of the east coast of North America.
Upon the conclusion ...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 200
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
DESNOS / BRION,  [Title page] Atlas National et Général de la France en 20 Cartes.., antique map, old maps DESNOS / BRION - [Title page] Atlas National et Général de la France en 20 Cartes..
Paris, 1790, Uncoloured.. 235x330mm. Marginal spots lower part centre fold. Minor discolouration in the central right part. 2 creases on the left hand side. Else good condition.
Title page, from "Atlas National et Général de la France en 20 Cartes, divisée en ses 83 Départemens et 547 Districts, distingués par différentes couleurs de manière à faire saisir au premier coup d'|x|il leur étendue et leurs limites : Suivant la nouvelle division de ce Royaume, decretée par l'Asse... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 60 - 80)

Starting bid
$ 40
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
KELLY, Th.,  The World, Surrounded with Emblematical Figures of Europe, Asia, Africa, & America., antique map, old maps KELLY, Th. - The World, Surrounded with Emblematical Figures of Europe, Asia, Africa, & America.
London, 1815, In original colours.. 215x505mm. Steel engraving.
Fine title page showing a globe surrounded with emblematical figures of Europe, Asia, Africa, & America. From 'Kelly's System of Geography'.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 240 - 300)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
JONES, O.,  (Title page) Views on the Nile from Cairo to the second cataract., antique map, old maps JONES, O. - (Title page) Views on the Nile from Cairo to the second cataract.
London, Graves and Warmsley, 1843, Uncoloured.. 450x268mm. Lithography on tinted grounds. Paper slightly age-toned and some small spotting. In good condition.
Title page drawn on stone by George Moore, from sketches taken in 1832 and 1833 by Owen Jones and the late Jules Goury.
The 19th-century Egyptian revival in Britain developed quickly, and with it an increased number of artists descended upon Egypt to study its ancient remains. Architect Owen Jo...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 200)

Bid received
$ 55
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
BRINDESI, J.,  (Title page) Souvenirs de Constantinople . . ., antique map, old maps BRINDESI, J. - (Title page) Souvenirs de Constantinople . . .
Paris, Lemercier, 1855-1860, Uncoloured.. 254x370mm. Lithography on tinted grounds. Paper slightly age-toned and some small spotting. In good condition.
Title page from the famous work "Souvenirs de Constantinople" drawn and lithographed by Jean Brindesi. Surrounded by locals in typical dress, and "Maiden's Tower" in top. Maiden Tower is a small and picturesque castle, built upon a rock in the Bosporus that its foundations cover the whole surface, a... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 180 - 225)

Bid received
$ 125
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MERCATOR, Gerard. , Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas. , antique map, old maps MERCATOR, Gerard. - Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas.
London, 1637-9, Uncoloured as published. 290x180mm. The verso has been strengthen because of loss to the righthand side and a tear at the bottom.
Engraved Title Page to 'Historia Mundi' or 'Mercator's atlas'. Second edition in English, translated from the Mercator Hondius 1607 'Atlas Minor' by Wye Saltonstall - filled with allegorical female figures and geographers measuring the globe.

Inscription: 'Historia Mundi' or 'Mercators ...
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Estimate
($ 75 - 100)

Starting bid
$ 50
Condition:
Condition Rating: 6

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