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Delineatio Regiae Civitatis Candy. (Plan of the city Kandy in Ceylon.)

Uncommon early view of the city of Kandy, in the center of Ceylon –now Sri Lanka-, shown from above, intricately engraved; it shows a fortification at the center of the...

$700 / ≈ €638

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

1) Natoliae,.. 2) Aegypti recentior.. 3) Carthaginis..

To the left a map of Turkey. Oriented with west at bottom. Right side of sheet contains a map of northern Egypt showing the Nile River delta, and a map the vicinity of Tu...

$700 / ≈ €638

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1570-1609

 

Maldivae Insulae.

Very fine early miniature map of Maldives Islands. East is at the top. Title cartouche on the lower right corner. A dolphin and two ships are depicted.First published in ...

$150 / ≈ €137

Publisher: LANGENES, B.
Date: Amsterdam / Frankfurt, 1609

 

Rex Balius Preciosissimo Curru.

How the people of Bali transport their King. According to deBry: there are many horses on the island of Bali but they are small and only the simple folk ride them. Those ...

$100 / ≈ €91

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1609

 

Sumatra Insula.

A miniature map of Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula, including Singapore and the various islands directly south of it. Containing detailed geography and nomenclature aroun...

$450 / ≈ €410

Publisher: LANGENES, B.
Date: Amsterdam, 1609

 

[Bantam].

Text engravings from "Premier livre de l'histoire de la navigation aux Indes Orientales, par les hollandois, et des choses a eux advenues . . . ", being the cla...

$80 / ≈ €73

Publisher: LODEWYCKSZ, Willem
Date: Amsterdam, Cornille Nicolas, 1609

 

Ailhae Cidade de Goa Metropolitana da Indiae Partes Orientals que Esta en 15 Graos da Banda donorte.

One of the earliest printed detailed plans of a European trading post in the Indies, this finely engraved and designed bird's-eye plan was published in De Bry's important...

$1000 / ≈ €911

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1613

 

Solimannus Turcarum Imperator X. Ex Stirpe Ottomannicae.

The engraving depicts a half length oval portrait of "Solimannus Turcarum Imperator X", signed lower right corner N. de Cleck". Nicolaes de Clerck (de kler...

$30 / ≈ €27

Publisher: DE CLERCK, N.
Date: Amsterdam, Cloppenburch, 1621

 

A newe mape of Tartary.

Early edition of one of the most decorative "carte à figures"- map of Tartary, known for its figured borders with costume figures, while above are vignettes of...

$2000 / ≈ €1822

Publisher: SPEED, J. / HUMBLE, J.
Date: London, 1627

 

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 / ≈ €6378

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