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Hark ! Hark ! The dogs do bark.

This very rare political caricature map of Europe depicts the continent at the outbreak of World War I, or as it was called at the time the Great War. Designed by Johnson...

Estimate: $2750 - $3000
$3000 / ≈ €2608

Publisher: BACON, G.W.
Date: London, Johnson Riddle & Co., 1914

 

Colossus Monarchic. Statua Danielis

Fantastic double page allegorical map of a colossus figure representing the great world empires as Daniel interpreted in Nebuchadnezzar's dream. The warrior stands stolid...

Estimate: $1750 - $2000
$2000 / ≈ €1738

Publisher: BAECK, E.
Date: Augsbourg, 1730

 

L'Homme A La Boule.

Satirical print in which Count Otto von Bismarck balances on the world with one spurred foot entering France, and wearing only his underpants which are marked with the Ge...

Estimate: $60 - $100
$100 / ≈ €87

Publisher: DRANER.
Date: Paris, 1870-1871

 

[Title page] Isolario.

Fine title page from Isolario Dell''''Atlante Vento..More about Coronelli. [+]

Estimate: $240 - $300
$300 / ≈ €261

Publisher: CORONELLI,V.M.
Date: Venice, 1691

 

Abrahamus Ortelius Antuerpianus cosmographus natus a. MDXXVII

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...

Estimate: $240 - $300
$300 / ≈ €261

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Antwerp, c.1650

 

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...

Estimate: $350 - $400
$450 / ≈ €391

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Antwerp, c.1595

 

Christophorus Columbus Liguriensis Indiarum Primus Inventor Anno MCCCCXCII.

Portrait of Christopher Columbus (c. 31 October 1451 – 20 May 1506), explorer, colonizer, and navigator, born in the Republic of Genoa, in north-western Italy. Under th...

Estimate: $180 - $200
$200 / ≈ €174

Publisher: PASSE, C.
Date: Antwerp, c.1700

 

Napoleon.

Satirical broadside hand colored allegorical profile of Napoleon published by Ackermann, London. The letter press text underneath ends with the following explanation : &q...

Estimate: $450 - $500
$500 / ≈ €435

Publisher: ACKERMANN, R.
Date: London, ca. 1814

 

De Bello Belgico, Decas PrimaDeces II.

Each volume containing an engraved title with a representation of the The Netherlands and Belgium in the shape of a lion, with one paw resting on a shield bearing the tit...

Estimate: $10000 - $12000
$12000 / ≈ €10431

Publisher: STRADA, FAMIANI
Date: Rome, Franciscus Corbelletus, 1632-1647

 

[Title page ] Théâtre Général de la Guerre en Europe.

Decorative title page by G.-L. Le Rouge, who was lieutenant in the regiment of Saxe before establishing himself as publisher, compiler and editor of maps at the rue des G...

Estimate: $120 - $120
$120 / ≈ €104

Publisher: LE ROUGE, G.-L.
Date: Paris, 1743

 

[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...

Estimate: $1200 - $1800
$1800 / ≈ €1565

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

 

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...

Estimate: $600 - $750
$750 / ≈ €652

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...

Estimate: $600 - $850
$850 / ≈ €739

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

 

[Title page] Atlante Novissimo, illustrato ed accresciuto . . .

Decorative Venitian frontispiece from Antonio Zatta's Atlas Atlante Novissimo, illustrato ed accresciuto . . . . The outer decoration of this title page has a wealth of c...

Estimate: $180 - $230
$230 / ≈ €200

Publisher: ZATTA, A.
Date: Venice, 1785

 

[Title page] Atlante Novissimo, Tomo I . . .

Decorative Venitian frontispiece from Antonio Zatta's "Atlante Novissimo tomo I".

Estimate: $180 - $250
$250 / ≈ €217

Publisher: ZATTA, A.
Date: Venice, 1779

 

[Portrait] Johannes Baptista Homann . . .

Stunning full portrait of the Imperial Geographer of the Holy Roman Empire, Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724) who was born in the Bavarian town of Kammlach. Educated at a...

Estimate: $500 - $600
$600 / ≈ €522

Publisher: HOMANN, J.B.
Date: Nuremberg, c.1740

 

Schlanium vulgo Schlani Bohemiae oppidum.

Very decorative and rare panoramic of Schlan, Schlanium s. Slany.The engraver and publisher of prints, Mrs. Anna Beek of the Hague, enlarged this print, originally publi...

Estimate: $1200 - $1500
$1500 / ≈ €1304

Publisher: BEEK, A./ BRAUN & HOGENBERG
Date: The Hague, 1700

 

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...

Estimate: $85000 - $100000
$100000 / ≈ €86921

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

 

Original copperplate.

Showing the coast of southern Morocco, the Sahara with the Canary Islands. Copperplates that had been used in the production of early maps are of the greatest rarity and ...

Estimate: $9000 - $10000
$10000 / ≈ €8692

Publisher: DUTCH
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1660

 

Carte des Principales Montagnes du Globe.

A nice detailed depiction of the principal mountains of the world from Buchon's Atlas Gégraphique Statistique, historique et chronologique des deux Ameriques et des isle...

Estimate: $175 - $200
$200 / ≈ €174

Publisher: BUCHON, J.A.
Date: Paris, 1825

 

Carte des Principales Riviers du Globe.

A nice detailed depiction of the principal rivers of the world from Buchon's Atlas Gégraphique Statistique, historique et chronologique des deux Ameriques et des isles a...

Estimate: $120 - $200
$200 / ≈ €174

Publisher: BUCHON, J.A.
Date: Paris, 1825

 

Insula Huaena sive Venusia a Guiljelmo Blaeu cum sub Tychone Astronomiae operam daret, delineata.

Decorative map of the island Hvan in the Danish Sound. In the center Tycho Brahe's famous observatory Uraniborg established in 1576, under the patronage of Frederick II, ...

Estimate: $950 - $1100
$1100 / ≈ €956

Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1659

 

Atlas Geographique. (Puzzle).

Three map puzzles, each measuring 25 x 33 cm., housed in the original color printed card case. Geographical jigsaw puzzle set comprising three maps (world, Europe and Fra...

Estimate: $300 - $400
$400 / ≈ €348

Publisher: PAULY, G.
Date: Paris, ca. 1910

 

[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...

Estimate: $100 - $120
$120 / ≈ €104

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

 

Karte von Europa im Jahre 1870 nach einem französischen Holzschnitte.

Satirical illustration by Paul Hadol showing disposition of power in Europe at the beginning of 1870. Satirical print depicting a map of Europe in which the countries are...

Estimate: $1600 - $1750
$1750 / ≈ €1521

Publisher: HADOL.
Date: Hamburg, Fuchs, 1914

 

A.D. 1100. Period of the first crusade.

Plate from An historical atlas: in a series of maps of the world as known at different periods constructed upon an uniform scale and colored according to the political ch...

Estimate: $120 - $150
$150 / ≈ €130

Publisher: QUIN, E.
Date: London, 1830

 

Trop d'Appetit par A. Le Petit.

Dated in lower right dated "Le 9 juin 1875". The drawing is representing an alligator's jaw wearing a Prussian helmet, and about to chew a globe. Alfred Le Peti...

Estimate: $600 - $750
$750 / ≈ €652

Publisher: LE PETIT, A.
Date: Paris, 1875

 

[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...

Estimate: $3000 - $4000
$4000 / ≈ €3477

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

 

La Pieuvre Germanique.

Scarce lithographed plate not dated, by Eugène Danzanvilliers, printed by Grandremy in Paris. The plate listed by Adhemar is dated 1874. Eugène Danzanvilliers was a dra...

Estimate: $2500 - $3000
$3000 / ≈ €2608

Publisher: DANZANVILLIERS, Eugène.
Date: Paris, 28 Quai de la Rapée, c.1874

 

Lion and Bull made of terracotta.

Very fine terracotta figure of a lion symbolizing the continent of Africa. The Bull symbolizing Europe.The items will be dispatched in 4 wooden crates from Belgium. Pleas...

Estimate: $18000 - $22500
$27500 / ≈ €23903

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Netherlandisch , 1780~1800

 

[Title page] Table Des Cartes etc: Du Sr. Sanson..

Large, powerfully engraved title page. Geographic scholars at work in a library are depicted along the bottom.

Estimate: $600 - $750
$750 / ≈ €652

Publisher: SANSON, N. / MORTIER, P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1700

 

Illustriss et excellentiss D.Paulus Quirini divi Marci procurator.

Fine text page from Isolario Dell'Atlante Vento. with two copper engraved portraits printed within letter press. In top portrait of "Hieronymus Quirinus" (60x55...

Estimate: $110 - $140
$140 / ≈ €122

Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Date: Venice, 1691

 

[ Text / title page Charts of the coasts and harbours of New England . . .]

Letter press text page, taken from the "Atlantic Neptune".The Atlantic Neptune is universally recognised as one of the most magnificent atlases ever made.Exampl...

Estimate: $250 - $350
$350 / ≈ €304

Publisher: DES BARRES, J.F.W.
Date: London, 1777

 

Carta Topografica dell' Isola Del Maritaggio di Monsieur le Boble per la prima volta. Tradotta dal francese in italiano.

Second Italian printing of Eustache Le Noble’s "Carte de l’isle de marriage." The book’s text offers instructions on how to reach this matrimonial island ...

Estimate: $1400 - $1500
$1500 / ≈ €1304

Publisher: LE NOBLE, E.
Date: Cosmopoli, 1766

 

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...

Estimate: $450 - $500
$500 / ≈ €435

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

 

Dutch Trade Bead.

An extremely rare necklace made from authentic early 17th C. glass beads produced in the Netherlands. This rare and early Dutch Trade beads is built up from irregularly b...

Estimate: $2000 - $2200
$2200 / ≈ €1912

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Middelburg, before 1623