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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 harbor with goods being loaded and unloaded ...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: DE VOS, M. after
Place & 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 / ≈ €795
Maker / Publisher: STRADANUS, Johannes / COLLAERT, Jan (II).
Place & Date: Antwerp, Philips Galle, c. 1590

 


Tabula Anemographica seu Pyxis Nautica.

Impressive compass rose with a fleur de lis at the center and 32 wind directions flowing from it identified in six languages, Greek, Latin, French, Dutch, Italian, and Sp...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1650

 


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, ...

$1100 / ≈ €1029
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1659

 


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 ...

$10000 / ≈ €9357
Maker / Publisher: DUTCH
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1660

 


Schlanium vulgo Schlani Bohemiae oppidum.

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

$1800 / ≈ €1684
Maker / Publisher: BEEK, A./ BRAUN andHOGENBERG
Place & Date: The Hague, 1700

 


Launa vulgo Laun Bohemiae civitas.

Bird's-eye views of Louny in Bohemia by G. Hoefnagel. The copperplate was made for Braun and Hogenberg's town book. However there the print has been transformed by the en...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: BEEK, A. / BRAUN,G / HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: The Hague, 1700

 


Carte des pavillons accompagnée d'observations pour en faire comprendre le blazon et les différentes devises aussy bien que d'une table alphabétique pour les trouver facilement.?

Map of 88 marine flags, including Malta, Turkey, Middelburg, Amsterdam, Portugal, Monaco, Tuscany, China, Nanking, the French Royal flag, French admiralty flag and mercha...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 


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...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: BAECK, E.
Place & Date: Augsbourg, 1730

 


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 ...

$1500 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: LE NOBLE, E.
Place & Date: Cosmopoli, 1766

 


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...

$27500 / ≈ €25732
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Netherlandisch , 1780~1800

 


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...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: BUCHON, J.A.
Place & 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...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: BUCHON, J.A.
Place & Date: Paris, 1825

 


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...

$225 / ≈ €211
Maker / Publisher: DRANER.
Place & Date: Paris, 1870-1871

 


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...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: DRANER.
Place & Date: Paris, 1870-1871

 


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...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: DANZANVILLIERS, Eugène.
Place & Date: Paris, 28 Quai de la Rapée, c.1874

 


La pericolante ostinata. Papagallo No. 20 Anno II.

Design by Augusto Grossi. Taken from the Italian satirical newspaper Il Papagallo, a satirical magazine founded in January 1873 by Augusto Grossi (1835-1919), which speci...

$350 / ≈ €328
Maker / Publisher: GROSSI, A.
Place & Date: Bologne, 1874

 


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...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: LE PETIT, A.
Place & Date: Paris, 1875

 


Un Reclutatore in India. Papagallo No. 42. Anno VI.

British in India. Design by Augusto Grossi. Taken from the Italian satirical newspaper Il Papagallo, a satirical magazine founded in January 1873 by Augusto Grossi (1835-...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: GROSSI, A.
Place & Date: Bologne, 1878

 


La Piovra Russa. Carta Serio-Comica Pel 1878.

Very rare political caricature map by Grossi of the nations of Europe, published in Bologna in the supplement of the newspaper "Le Perroquet / Al papagallo, N° 15, ...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: GROSSI, A.
Place & Date: Bologne, 14 avril 1878

 


Jules Verne Le Tour du Monde en 80 jours. [Goose game board inspired by Jules Verne's novel Tour du Monde en 80 jours.]

Goose game board inspired by Jules Verne's novel, whose boxes are illustrated with color lithographs and the center occupied by a world map. Vignette illustrations number...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: GUERIN-MULLER and CIE. / CAPENDU, A.
Place & Date: Paris, ca. 1880

 


Politica Maramea Inglese - Rugantino - n°419 - Roma 17 Gennaio 1892.

Satirical print relating to the British Conquest of Egypt (1882), also known as Anglo–Egyptian War, between Egyptian and Sudanese forces under Ahmed ‘Urabi and the Un...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: PERINO, E.
Place & Date: Rome, January 17, 1892

 


Excelsiori (Rana N. 28 - Cent. 20).

"After so many wars and so many troubles, young Russia, in a more serene glaze all the beautiful sun of freedom you will enjoy ... ". Fascinating allegorical sa...

$1250 / ≈ €1170
Maker / Publisher: CETTO, M.
Place & Date: Bologna, 1905

 


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...

$500 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: PAULY, G.
Place & Date: Paris, ca. 1910

 


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...

$1750 / ≈ €1638
Maker / Publisher: HADOL.
Place & Date: Hamburg, Fuchs, 1914

 


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...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: BACON, G.W.
Place & Date: London, Johnson Riddle & Co., 1914

 


Mappa Humoristico da Europa.

A really unusual and lovely map, published in Portugal at the outbreak of The Great War in 1914. This outbreak of war in Europe was the result of a complex sequence of ev...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: SOARES, A.
Place & Date: Lisbon, 1914

 


[Magazine including pictorial world map, Carriers of the New Black Plague by William Cotton.]

Front cover with color illustration of Moroccan male sheik and yellow lettering.Oversized magazine, features analysis of English justice, map of Herr Hitler's heaven (ful...

$250 / ≈ €234
Maker / Publisher: KEN
Place & Date: Chicago, April 7th, Vol.1 No.1 1938

 


Carriers of the New Black Plague.

A powerful satirical commentary on totalitarian control of speech from the first issue of Ken Magazine. "Caught here in all their peculiar beauty by the soul searchi...

$250 / ≈ €234
Maker / Publisher: COTTON, W.
Place & Date: Chicago, 1938

 


L'Europe en Sept 1939. Ille terrarum mihi angulus ridet.

A rare oversized serio-comic map of Europe at the start of the Second World War depicting stereotypes of 31 countries, as listed in the key lower right, including Brit...

$9000 / ≈ €8421
Maker / Publisher: VLAANDEREN, Cornelis André
Place & Date: Bruges, Leon Burghgraeve, 1939