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Carte du Gouvernement de Provence, suivant les nouvelles observations...

Fine copper engraved and decorative map of the Provence region in the south of France. It includes the cities of Nimes, Viviers, Avignon, Aix and Nice. The pictorial cart...

$600 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: AA, P. van der
Place & Date: Amsterdam 1728

 


Kantong [The Dutch Folly Fort off Canton]

Charming 18th water color on paper depicting The Dutch "Folly Fort" off Canton. Probably made by a western artist visiting China.Forts were built in several pla...

$1000 / ≈ €936
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Canton?, c.1750

 


(EUROPE).

The map of Europe has been identified as the work of Hieronimus Münzer (1437-1508), a Nuremberg physician who supplied the geographical contents of the chronicle. The Eu...

$7500 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 1493

 


The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (Edward Fitzgerald translation)

Edward FitzGerald, an outstanding writer who has done more than anyone to popularise English poetry. His best-known work, The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (1859), began by be...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: SMITH, B.
Place & Date: England, ca. 1930

 


Corea and Japan.

A fine large-scale map of Japan and Korea showing an increasingly refined outline to the Japanese islands but still oversized Korean peninsula. The strait south of Korea,...

$450 / ≈ €421
Maker / Publisher: THOMSON, J.
Place & Date: Edinburgh, 1816

 


Biturigum.

A miniature map of the Berry. Fine cartouche in the upper left corner.First published in 1598 in his Caert-Thresoor, the plates were executed by the most famous engravers...

$80 / ≈ €75
Maker / Publisher: LANGENES, B.
Place & Date: Amsterdam/Frankfurt 1609

 


Carte de la Turquie, de l'Arabie et de la Perse..

Large map of the Near East, based upon earlier maps by De L'Isle. Shows also most part of the Mediterranean basin as well as north-eastern Africa. Relief shown pictoriall...

$550 / ≈ €515
Maker / Publisher: COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C.
Place & Date: Amsterdam c. 1745

 


Carte du Katay, ou Empire de Kin : pour servir a l'Histoire de Jenghiz Khan, raportée dans l'Histoire generale des voyages, tirée de l'Angloise.

The map is of interest for the use of East Sea, the sea between Korea and Japan, here called "Mer de Corée".Fine map of Korea and China's Yellow Sea. Complete ...

$450 / ≈ €421
Maker / Publisher: BELLIN, J.N.
Place & Date: Paris, 1750
Selling price: $450
Sold in 2023

 


Constantinopolis.

A spectacular woodcut panorama of the ancient city of Constantinople, proporting to show the pre-Turk city (for example naming St Sophia). (235x522mm).One of the earliest...

$3500 / ≈ €3275
Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

 


A ship's hour glass

The element common to celestial position-finding, the calculation of speed for dead reckoning and even everyday life at sea is the time: hence ways of determining and kee...

$1750 / ≈ €1638
Maker / Publisher: The Low Countries
Place & Date: ca. 1790