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[Manuscript chart on vellum of the Java Sea]

One of the few manuscript charts on vellum in private hands, signed by Isaac de Graaf. ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT MAP IN RED, GREEN AND BLACK INK showing the Java Sea centered o...

$250000 / ≈ €237571
Publisher: GRAAF, I.
Date: Amsterdam, 1743

 

Le Théâtre du monde dédié au roi contenant les cartes générales et particulières des royaumes et états qui le composent.

The present example of the Théâtre du monde is the reissue of 1746 by Jean-Baptiste Nolin II. This scarce atlas is illustrated with 123 maps mostly double-page, in orig...

$150000 / ≈ €142543
Publisher: NOLIN, J.-B.
Date: Paris, 1746

 

French composite atlas made up of rare maps published by Parisian editors from the 17th century , mainly by G. Jollain including scarce maps of America.

 A rare French composite atlas including 90 maps, published by Parisian publishers from the 17th   century, mainly by Gérard I Jollain,  or by maps bought from Dutch...

$125000 / ≈ €118786
Publisher: JOLLAIN, G.
Date: Paris, ca. 1675

 

Militairy manuscript map of the end of Yangzi River across Shanghai, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang areas, with 3 red seals of the Ever-Victorious Army.

In lower left corner an inset plan of Songjiang District with Shanghai with a grid and the area is divided with red doted border lines.The map has three red seals of the ...

$120000 / ≈ €114034
Publisher: MILITAIRY MAP
Date: China, ca 1862

 

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 / ≈ €95028
Publisher: GALLE, Theodoor.
Date: [Antwerp, c. 1633

 

Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini mathematicor[um] ...Octo libri Geographie. . .

Third edition of "Géographie" by Ptolemy and published in Strasbourg. Illustrated with 50 maps engraved in wood. One of the more important maps is showing the ...

$85000 / ≈ €80774
Publisher: PTOLEMEE, C. / FRIES. L.
Date: Strasbourg, J. Grüninger, 1522

 

Carte Générale de la Terre ou Mappe Monde ... [with] Carte D'Amerique Divisée en ses Principaux Pays. . . [with] Carte d'Asie divisée en ses principaux Etats... 1785 [with] Carte d'Afrique divisée en ses principaux Etats 1788 [with] Carte d'Europe ...

Rare. Uncommon and decorative set of five wall maps of the world and four continents in very fine contemporary coloring. Each map, prepared by Clouet. With superb decorat...

$60000 / ≈ €57017
Publisher: CLOUET, Jean Baptiste Louis (abbé).
Date: Paris and Cadiz, Mondhare, 1785-1793

 

Matching set of four wallmaps of America, Asia, America, Europe.

Rare and decorative set of four wall maps published by Louis Charles DESNOS ( fl.1750-1770), including a border with vignettes describing native scenes. Each panel is acc...

$55000 / ≈ €52266
Publisher: DESNOS, L.C.
Date: Paris, 1760-1761

 

Méthode Pour Etudier La Geographie . . . & un Catalogue des Cartes Geographiques, des Relations, Voyages, & Descriptions les plus necessaires pour la Geographie.

Volume 1 (1705) frontispiece and 46 plates. Volume 2 (1708) frontispiece and 37 plates. Volume 3 (1708) frontispiece and 30 plates. Volume 4 (1714) frontispiece and 34...

$50000 / ≈ €47514
Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Date: Amsterdam: Chez Zacharie Châtelain, 1732 - 1739

 

Use of Liége.

Contents of the Book of Hours : 1. ff. 2-7 : calender. In red and brown ink. Justification 115 x 75 mm. 2. ff. 8-11 : 4 passages des Evangiles : - Saint Jean 1, 1-...

$45000 / ≈ €42763
Publisher: BOOKS OF HOURS
Date: c.1480

 

Novus Atlas Absolutissimus... Die Wasser-Welt, oder See-Atlas.

Volume IX (Sea-Atlas) of the "Novus Atlas Absolutissimus". German text, letterpress title on slip within hand-colored engraved architectural border, heightened...

$40000 / ≈ €38011
Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, Janssonius heirs, 1657 [after 1664

 

ATLAS RUSSICUS mappa una generali et undeviginti specialibus vastissimum Imperium Russicum cum adiacentibus regionibus [repeated in French].

After an unnumbered general map of Russia there are 13 numbered maps that cover European Russia (scale 1, 1.527.000). The other (last) 6 maps cover Asian Russia (Siberia,...

$40000 / ≈ €38011
Publisher: Akademie von Wissenschaften
Date: St Peterburg, Akademie von Wissenschaften. 1745

 

Atlas composite.

A composite atlas including 93 double page maps on very sound paper and with fine contemporary out line color. The maps are dated between 1700 et 1727 except for one map ...

$35000 / ≈ €33260
Publisher: L'ISLE, G. de.
Date: Paris, 1700-1727

 

Nouvelle et exacte description du globe terrestre reveue corrigée et augmente´e suivant les derniéres relations des Anglais et Hollandois. Par Guillaume Blaeu 1645.

Extremely rare and decorative "carte a figures" world map published by Anthoine de Fer. The double hemisphere world map is surrounded by constellations of the A...

$35000 / ≈ €33260
Publisher: DE FER, A.
Date: Paris, 1645

 

Secunda etas mundi. Folium XIII.

Schedel's world map was based on the cartographic system of Claudius Ptolemy, the great second-century AD geographer whose scholarship formed the foundation for map produ...

$30000 / ≈ €28509
Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

 

[ LANDSKROON ]. Oranda Fune no zu [= Depiction of a Dutch Ship].

A very large and extremely detailed Japanese drawing on rice paper of a Dutch ship at the artificial island Deshima, the VOC's outpost in Nagasaki harbour. In the drawing...

$30000 / ≈ €28509
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Japan, Kansei 4, 2nd month, 9th day, 30 March? 1792

 

CH'ONHA CHIDO [Atlas of all under Heaven]

The Ch’onha chido [Atlas of all under Heaven] is a late 18th century copy of the traditional Korean atlas produced in the early Choson dynasty (1392-1910). One of the m...

$30000 / ≈ €28509
Publisher: Anonymous
Date: Korea, ca. 1790

 

Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae. Das ist: Ein Reisebuch, Uber die gantze heilige Schrifft, in zwey Bücher geteilet... Zuvor gemehret mit einem Büchlein De monetis et mensuris... Insonderheit aber mit einer feinen nützlichen Erklerung des Buches Josua...

Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae. Das ist: Ein Reisebuch, Uber die gantze heilige Schrifft, in zwey Bücher geteilet... Zuvor gemehret mit einem Büchlein De monetis et mens...

$30000 / ≈ €28509
Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Date: Magdenburg, 1587

 

Beschrijving van Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien. Vervattende een Naukeurige en uitvoerige verhandelinge van Nederlands Mogentheyd [...] met meer dan thien honderd en vyftig Prentverbeeldingen verrykt...

"The most comprehensive work on Asia published in Europe during the early colonial period" (Landwehr). The first book to give a comprehensive account in text an...

$29500 / ≈ €28033
Publisher: VALENTIJN,
Date: Dordrecht /Amsterdam, 1724-1726

 

Le Neptune Oriental ou routier general des Cotes des Indes orientales et de la Chine..

THE RARE FIRST EDITION of this important French Sea Atlas of the Red Sea, India, the East Indies, Indochina and Formosa.2° (640 x 490 mm). Title printed in red and b...

$27500 / ≈ €26133
Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.
Date: Paris, 1745

 

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 / ≈ €26133
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Netherlandisch , 1780~1800

 

Venise. 1700

Extremely rare panoramic broad sheet panoramic town-view of Venice with underneath in letter press a description of the town's history. The view measures more than 1 mete...

$25000 / ≈ €23757
Publisher: JAILLOT, H.
Date: Paris, 1699

 

COLLECTION OF HONG KONG MAPS, BOOKS & FLYERS. Including CHINA - HONGKONG surveyed by Captn. Sir Edward Belcher, in H.M.S. Sulphur 1841. Corrected to 1901.

A collection of 30 maps, prints, publications relating to Hong Kong. Including : - BELCHER, E. Sir, An updated version of this most important nautical chart of Hong Kong....

$25000 / ≈ €23757
Publisher: BRITISH ADMIRALTY/ AMONG OTHERS
Date: London, 1841 - 1901

 

Nova totius geographica telluris projectio. . .

This is the first atlas of Gerard Valk, publisher, engraver and manufacturer of globes in Amsterdam. The latter joined in 1673 Petrus Schenck for the publication of maps....

$22000 / ≈ €20906
Publisher: VALK, G.
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1711

 

NEWTON'S New and Improved TERRESTRIAL GLOBE Accurately delineated from the observations of the most esteemed NAVIGATORS AND TRAVELLERS to the Present Time. . .

A very impressive Victorian 20-inch Library globe on an exceptionally carved mahogany tripod stand with scrolling acanthus legs terminating in claw feet joined by turned ...

$20000 / ≈ €19006
Publisher: NEWTON and SON
Date: London, January 1, 1867

 

Nansenbushu bankoku shoka no zu.

This map is a great example of Japanese world maps representing Buddhist cosmology with real-world cartography. It is the earliest one and - therefore - the prototype for...

$20000 / ≈ €19006
Publisher: ZUDA ROKASHI (Priest Motan)
Date: Kyoto, (Hoei 7 = Year of the Tiger) 1710

 

Universe Europae Maritime Eiusque Navigationis Descriptio. Generale Pascaerte van Europa . . .

This general chart of north-western Europe and the surrounding coastal waters is from the rare pilot-guide De Spiegel der Zeevaerdt , printed by Christopher Plantin in Le...

$19000 / ≈ €18055
Publisher: WAGHENAER, L.J.
Date: Leyden, 1584

 

Nova et Accuratissima Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula.

Since its appearance as an Appendix in 1630, the atlas launched by Willem Blaeu and continued by his son Joan had expanded greatly. But in spite of many new regional maps...

$19000 / ≈ €18055
Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1662

 

Chorographica descriptio provinciarum, et conventum fratrum minorum S. Francisci Capucinorum...

All maps are good and dark impressions. Several maps with slight foxing and browning, the folding map with 2 splits (top right part 10 cm and lower left part 6 cm into en...

$18500 / ≈ €17580
Publisher: MONTECALERIO, Ioannis. A / GUCHEN, Maximus.
Date: Turin, 1649

 

The world, centering on the Persian Gulf.

World map in manuscript. Drawn on paper with watercolor, ink, gouache and gold highlighting. World map in manuscript with inscriptions in Arabic showing a map of the worl...

$18000 / ≈ €17105
Publisher: ISAL-ISTAKHRI, after
Date: Ottoman province, c. 1820

 

Histoire Naturelle, Civile, Et Ecclésiastique..'

First French edition, published by P.Gosse, J.Neaulme and B.Lakeman. The basic work on Japan from the second half of the 17th century when it was still forbidden to forei...

$18000 / ≈ €17105
Publisher: KAEMPFER, E.
Date: Amsterdam, 1729

 

Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise, et du Thibet.

First edition of "the principal cartographic authority on China during the 18th century". It was the second major atlas of China produced in Europe following th...

$18000 / ≈ €17105
Publisher: DU HALDE, J.-B.
Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1737

 

Atlas géographique des quatre parties du monde.

Interesting atlas printed during the French Revolution (1789-1799) by Ph. Dezauche. The title cartouche of the newly made map (6bis) "Carte de France, suivant sa nou...

$17500 / ≈ €16630
Publisher: L'ISLE, G. de. / BUACHE / DEZAUCHE.
Date: Paris, Dezauche, De L'Isle et Buache, 1789-1799

 

Le globe terrestre representé en deux plans-hemispheres, Dressé sur la Projection de Mr. De la Hyre...

“This splendid GlobeTerrestre originally published by J.B. Nolin is one of the finest large-scale world maps to be produced and is a fitting bridge between the geograph...

$17500 / ≈ €16630
Publisher: NOLIN, J.-B. / CREPY.
Date: Paris, c. 1780

 

Americae Nova Descriptio.

Final state. According to Philip Burden, "this scarce map is America's first single-sheet map with decorative borders." A re-issue of the 1614 plate by Pieter v...

$16000 / ≈ €15205
Publisher: VISSCHER, N.J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1652

 

Nieuwe Pas=Caart strekkende van Pta Cataon tot Pta. Lamtoan, langs de kusten van Cochinchina, Tonquin, Quangsi en Quantung [?] van Macao.

A finely engraved and detailed chart of Vietnam reaching to Macao and present-day Hong Kong..Very rare: only included in the 6th volume (so-called secret atlas) of Van Ke...

$15000 / ≈ €14254
Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1753

 

A Map of North America, Constructed According To The Latest Information . . . Improved to 1825.

It says in the title: "improved to 1825". This milestone map was first issued separately in 1822 and bound in four sheets into Tanner's "New American Atlas...

$15000 / ≈ €14254
Publisher: TANNER, Henry S.
Date: Philadelphia, Henry Tanner, 1825

 

Mappemonde contenant les parties connues du globe terrestre dressée suivant de nouvelles observations

Wall map of the world in two hemispheres printed on two sheets. A first, unrecorded state, dated 1641, of this wall map of the world published in Paris, depicting the Eas...

$15000 / ≈ €14254
Publisher: CHAMBON, Gobert-Denis.
Date: Paris, Longchamps et Janvier, 1754

 

[CROATIA]. Carta geographica generalatus carlostatuensiscum adgacentibus confinis turcicis et venetis martinimis dolmatio istrensibus.

Fine and rare manuscript map of Croatia and the Dalmatian coast from the early eighteenth century. Oriented to the south the map details the Venetian, Austrian and Turkis...

$15000 / ≈ €14254
Publisher: [Anonymous]
Date: Venice ?, c. 1700

 

Les Provinces confederées du Pais-Bas

The first wall map of the Seven Provinces of 1651, re-issued as 'Stoel des Oorlogs' by Covens & Mortier. The first issue of the present wall-map is known to be includ...

$15000 / ≈ €14254
Publisher: COVENS / MORTIER
Date: Amsterdam, c. 1740