Browse Listings in Cartographic Curiorities

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Mercurius.

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

$750 / ≈ €683

Publisher: DE VOS, M. after
Date: Antwerp, 1585

 

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 / ≈ €774

Publisher: STRADANUS, Johannes / COLLAERT, Jan (II).
Date: Antwerp, Philips Galle, c. 1590

 

ABRAHAMUS ORTELIUS ANTVERPIANUS Orteli dum proponis spectantibus Orbem, Quam tua delectant structa Theatra homines! . . .

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, a...

$450 / ≈ €410

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Antwerp, c.1595

 

Christophorus Columus Ligur Indiarum Prim invet A°1492

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, &quo...

$500 / ≈ €456

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt a.M. 1597 - 1599

 

[Title page] Perspective die hooch-gheroemde conste..

Title page from Perspective, Dat is, de hooch-gheroemde conste eens schijnende in oft door-siende ooghen-ghesichtespunt ... (&c.) by Hans, or Johannes Vredeman de Vri...

$120 / ≈ €109

Publisher: VREDEMAN DE VRIES, J. / HONDIUS, H.
Date: Leiden, 1604

 

[Title page colored by Georg Mack Jr. to : Hortus Eystettensis, Sive Diligens et Accurata Omnium Plantarum, Florum, Stirpium,. . .]

Title page to the first edition, one of about 300 copies printed, from one of the largest and most magnificent of the great flower books, depicting more than 1000 flowers...

$4000 / ≈ €3644

Publisher: BESLER, Basilius (1561-1629)
Date: Nuremberg, ca 1613

 

Dutch Trade Bead.

An extremely rare necklace made from authentic early 17th-century glass beads produced in the Netherlands. This rare and early Dutch Trade bead is built up from irregular...

$2200 / ≈ €2004

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Middelburg, before 1623

 

[Title page] Gerardus Mercator natus Iudocus Hondius. . .

Arguably the finest engraved portrait of early map makers. In the well-executed design, Gerard Mercator and Jodocus Hondius are seated within an architectural cartouche o...

$1800 / ≈ €1640

Publisher: MERCATOR,G./ HONDIUS,J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 

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 / ≈ €91109

Publisher: GALLE, Theodoor.
Date: [Antwerp, c. 1633

 

Asia secunda pars in forma Pegasi.

UNRECORDED PLATE or STATE. Asia depicted as the flying horse Pegasus. Below the depiction 3 lines of engraved Latin text. Double page copper engraved map from Heinrich B...

$5000 / ≈ €4555

Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Date: Brunswick, ca. 1635