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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

 

Asia secunda pars terrae in forma Pegasi.

Asia depicted as the flying horse Pegasus. Thiscartographical curiosity, double page copper engraved map, was published in Heinrich Bünting's “Itinerarium Sacrae Scrip...

$4000 / ≈ €3644

Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Date: Brunswick, 1640

 

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...

$300 / ≈ €273

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Antwerp, c.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 / ≈ €1002

Publisher: BLAEU, J.
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 / ≈ €9111

Publisher: DUTCH
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1660

 

[Title page] Isolario.

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

$300 / ≈ €273

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

 

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...

$140 / ≈ €128

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

 

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...

$1500 / ≈ €1367

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

 

[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.

$750 / ≈ €683

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

 

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...

$200 / ≈ €182

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

 

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 / ≈ €1822

Publisher: BAECK, E.
Date: Augsbourg, 1730

 

[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...

$600 / ≈ €547

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

 

[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...

$120 / ≈ €109

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

 

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 / ≈ €1367

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

 

[ 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...

$350 / ≈ €319

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

 

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

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

$250 / ≈ €228

Publisher: ZATTA, A.
Date: Venice, 1779

 

[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...

$230 / ≈ €210

Publisher: ZATTA, A.
Date: Venice, 1785

 

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 / ≈ €25055

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Netherlandisch , 1780~1800

 

Napoleon.

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

$500 / ≈ €456

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

 

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 / ≈ €182

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...

$200 / ≈ €182

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

 

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...

$150 / ≈ €137

Publisher: QUIN, E.
Date: London, 1830

 

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 / ≈ €91

Publisher: DRANER.
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 / ≈ €2733

Publisher: DANZANVILLIERS, Eugène.
Date: Paris, 28 Quai de la Rapée, c.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 / ≈ €683

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

 

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 / ≈ €1139

Publisher: CETTO, M.
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...

$400 / ≈ €364

Publisher: PAULY, G.
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 / ≈ €1594

Publisher: HADOL.
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 / ≈ €2733

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

 

Tutte le strade conducono a Roma. [All roads lead to Rome]

Game board of the game "All roads lead to Rome" from the Fascist era, offered by the chocolate or cocoa company Talmone-Unica. Showing a world map surrounded by...

$1500 / ≈ €1367

Publisher: ISTITUTO ITALIANO D'ARTI GRAFICHE - BERGAMO
Date: Turin, 1928

 

Philippines Islands.

Pictorial map of Philippines Islands, from the famous illustrator, Ruth Taylor White and published in "Our USA: A Gay Geography".Ruth Taylor White was among the...

$250 / ≈ €228

Publisher: WHITE, R. T.
Date: Boston, Little, Brown and Company, 1935

 

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 / ≈ €228

Publisher: COTTON, W.
Date: Chicago, 1938

 

Carte de la Charte de L'Antique . . .

The rare French version of this decorative pictorial world map by MacDonald Gill. "This magnificent map drawn up while the Second World War still raged is already en...

$3500 / ≈ €3189

Publisher: MACDONALD GILL, L.
Date: London, Alf Cooke Ltd, 1943

 

ADSEC in Action from Thames to Rhine.

A pictorial map showing the allied movement from London on 14 March 1944 thru the conquest of Germany. Showing the track from London along Bristol, crossing the British C...

$175 / ≈ €159

Publisher: ADSEC Engineers Section
Date: London, 1945

 

A map of the British Army with battle honours and militray achievements and Regimental Badges . . .

Shows English County Regiments, Battle Honours and Military Achievements. Bordered by Regimental Badges.A fascinating piece of British history.Read more about Pictorial M...

$450 / ≈ €410

Publisher: HMSO
Date: London, 1952

 

Pacific Stars and Strips Map of the War.

A detailed map of the Korean War. Several silhouetted flying military aircraft are shown in formation. The map shows the Korean Peninsula from its northern border with Ru...

$600 / ≈ €547

Publisher: THE PACIFIC STARS AND STRIPES.
Date: America, 1953

 

(World map). Americus Vespucio novo te Duce Ducta Freto Ambivi Meritoqs Vocor.

Manuscript world map showing the American and African continent and the southern parts of Asia. In the Indian Ocean a large depiction of Amerigo Vespucci 1454 – 1512) o...

$2500 / ≈ €2278

Publisher: FOGLY, A.
Date: Italy, ca. 1954