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[Lot of 4 title pages] America Tertia Pars

The beautiful frontispice of the Latin edition of Theodor de Bry's 'Grand Voyages'-  the description of the Americas - Part III,  which describes the land of Brazil bas...

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Publisher: Theodor de Bry
Date: Frankfurt, 1542


Die Länder Asie nach ihrer gelegenheit biß in India...

One of the earliest maps of the whole continent of Asia, published in Sebastian Münster’s "Cosmographia." The Pacific Ocean shows an archipelago of 7448 is...

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$500 / ≈ €475

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Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Date: Basle, c1574

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Gerardus Mercator Imprimis nostro

Portrait of Gerard Mercator taken from " Imagines L. doctorum virorum Galle, P. Imagines L. doctorum virorum, qui bene de studiis literarum merure, cum singulorum el...

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Publisher: GALLE, P.
Date: Antwerp, 1595


[Lot of 4 portraits, including Abraham Ortelius]

The portrait of Abraham Ortelius appeared in the editions of his ‘Theatrum’ published after his death in 1598. See M.C.C. no.105.The engraver is Ph. Galle.Lot of 4 po...

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$100 / ≈ €95

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Publisher: Vrients, J.B.
Date: Antwerp, after 1598

3 bids  

Ventorum Index Figur des See-Compass... [on sheet with] Vocabulorum Geographicorum Topica Significatio...

A very unusual, striking engraving featuring a magnificent 32-point compass rose or wind rose, paired on the same page with a map of an invented coastline used to illu...

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$275 / ≈ €261

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Publisher: BUSSEMACHER, Johann
Date: Köln, 1600

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[Titlepage] Germaniae tabule geographicae.

Decorative title page to the volume of the "Atlas, Sive Cosmographicae Meditationes De Fabrica Mundi" devoted to maps of Germany. The design in a typical Manner...

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


[Title page] Galliae tabule geographicae . . .

Very fine title page by Gerard Mercator, composed of an elaborate strapwork design with the portrait of a king at top.

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


[Title Page] Atlas Sive cosmographicae Meditationes . . .

Title page from the rare Cloppenburg edition slightly larger format and more scarce edition of the Mercator/Hondius "Atlas Minor". Engraved by Pieter Van Den Ke...

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Date: Amsterdam, 1630


[Title page] Thesauri Philo Politici pars Tertia ...

Very skillfully engraved title page from a rare work printed by Eberhard Kieser: "Thesaurus Philo-Politicus. Das ist Politisches Schatzkästlein guter Herren und bes...

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Publisher: MEISNER, D.
Date: Frankfurt, 1630


Henricus Kornmannus I.U. Doc. ex Kyrchayna cat.

Very skillfully engraved half-length portrait of Heinrich Kornmann, in frontal view, underneath an arch and with a view of Kirchhain in background and coats-of-arms in up...

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Publisher: MEISNER, D. / FURCK, S.
Date: Frankfurt, 1630