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Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise.

First edition of this cornerstone of any collection of books on China, which is also among the rarest and most desirable of important Americana, included in Rare American...

$30000 / ≈ €28072
Maker / Publisher: DU HALDE, Jean Baptiste.
Place & Date: Paris, P. G. Le Mercier, 1735

 


Benedict. Arias Montanus Sacrae Geographiae Tabulam Ex Antiq

THE EXTREMELY RARE FIRST STATE landmark world map, famed for its depiction of the Australian landmass.One of the earliest printed maps to depict the “terra incognita...

$21500 / ≈ €20118
Maker / Publisher: ARIAS (MONTANO), Benito:
Place & Date: Anvers 1571 /1572

 


Islandia.

Perhaps the most famous map of Iceland. On the south side of the island a collection of all possible sea monsters is depicted. Polar bears on ice flows and volcanoes in t...

$11000 / ≈ €10293
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1603