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Algérie, Colonie Française. N°87.

Map of Algeria.Lovely map from one of the last decorative atlases of the nineteenth century.The rather simple map is framed by medallion portraits and coats of arms, and ...

$90 / ≈ €90
Publisher: LEVASSEUR, V.
Date: Paris, A. Combette, 1852

 

Carthage, etc. [Foliu XL ]

VERSO: Portraits of scholars, and an imaginary view on Carthage in Tunisia (12x17cm.) Page from the famous Liber chronicarum of Hartmann-Schedel 1493, the first and Latin...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Date: Nuremberg 12 July 1493

 

The Dutch are attacked by giant crabs.

During their return voyage, the Portuguese were wrecked on a sandbank (the Seychelles?) From the debris they began building a smaller ship in which they hoped to return t...

$100 / ≈ €100
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1598

 

Art arabe. - [No tittle]

Lithographed by Daumont. From the author's "L'Art Arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire...". Emile Prisse d'Avennes, Orientalist and Muslim convert, obsessive i...

$110 / ≈ €110
Publisher: PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.
Date: Paris, 1877

 

Afrique.

Map of Africa.Left and right a box with geographical information for Africa.Prepared by Buy de Mornas, who was a professor of geography and history and published by Louis...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: DESNOS, L.C. / DE MORNAS, B.
Date: Paris, 1762

 

[Ethiopia / Abyssinia - map with Ottoman script]

Post card size map in Ottoman script of Ethiopia from Mehmet Eşref’s ‘Küçük Atlas’, a rare portfolio of loose-leaf maps with text in Ottoman Tu...

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: EŞREF, Mehmet
Date: Istanbul, Şirket-i Mürettibiye ve Karacoğlu Matbaas&#

 

Partie de L'Afrique.. Le Congo, La Cafrerie &c.

Map showing the southern part of Africa with decorative rococo-style cartouche.Left and right box with geographical information for each part of the area. Printed on 2 pa...

$200 / ≈ €200
Publisher: DESNOS / BRION
Date: Paris, 1790

 

[Continental Africa - map with Ottoman script]

Post card size map in Ottoman script of the continent of Africa from Mehmet Eşref’s ‘Küçük Atlas’, a rare portfolio of loose-leaf maps with tex...

$200 / ≈ €200
Publisher: EŞREF, Mehmet
Date: Istanbul, Şirket-i Mürettibiye ve Karacoğlu Matbaas&#

 

Guinea.

Samuel Purchas' edition of the Mercator/Hondius Atlas Minor . Map of Guinea published in his famous collection of voyages His Pilgrimes . With descriptive text in English...

$230 / ≈ €230
Publisher: HONDIUS, J. / PURCHAS, S.
Date: London, 1645

 

Tombeau de Soultan Qalaoûn.

Lithograph by Bernard Schmidt representing the tomb of sultan Ibn Qalaoun, founder of the mamluk dynasty during the 13th century. The tomb has some rich stained glass and...

$250 / ≈ €250
Publisher: PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.
Date: Paris, 1877