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Globe terrestre d'après les découvertes..

Attractive and large (height 112cm) library globe by a prominent Paris globe maker, with a brass meridian circle, horizon ring and hour ring, supported by four brass quad...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: BERTAUX.
Place & Date: Paris, ca. 1885

 


Carte de la Coste de La Rochelle a Brouaige et de l'Isle d'Oleron Observee par le S.r de Chattillon ingenieur du Roy.

Map of the island of Oléron, with an inset in lower left corner showing the route of an English fleet to La Rochelle. At the time of mapping the area was a stronghold of...

$900 / ≈ €842
Maker / Publisher: TAVERNIER, M.
Place & Date: Paris, 1627

 


Carte d'Asie divisée en ses principaux Etats.

Uncommon and decorative "carte à figures" wall map, prepared by Clouet, with superb decoration including a wonderful rococo border with vignettes describing hi...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: CLOUET / MONDHARE.
Place & Date: Paris, Mondhare, 1787

 


'T Eilandje Desima verblyf plaats der Hollanders in Japan.

Bird's-eye view of Dejima copied from a manuscript by Voogt, who was second-in-command on Deshima in 1713. The island is viewed from the landside, depicting the developme...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: TIRION, I.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1739

 


Plan de la Ville et Port d'Antibes.

An attractive chart centered on the Mediterranean. With a scale and large compass-rose. Dated 1727, with the privilege of the King. From : Recueil des Plusieurs plans des...

$350 / ≈ €328
Maker / Publisher: MICHELOT, H. / BREMOND, L.
Place & Date: Marseille, 1730

 


Carthage, etc. [Foliu XL ]

VERSO: Portraits of scholars, and an imaginary view on Carthage in Tunisia (12x17cm.) Page from the famous Liber chronicarum of Hartmann-Schedel 1493, the first and Latin...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg 12 July 1493

 


Canibales Insulae.

Rare, early Dutch nautical chart of the Caribbean from Puerto Rico southward.

$1200 / ≈ €1123
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1670

 


Manuscript map of the Bay of Nagasaki.

An extremely rare manuscript chart in brown ink and wash color on a printed sheet of paper with a system of rhumblines and latitude scales. This chart shows the Bay of Na...

$50000 / ≈ €46786
Maker / Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1750

 


Picardie Meridionale Le Cambresis et leurs Environs.

Map showing the region of Picardie in Northern France. Including the towns of Abbeville, Amiens, Compiegne, Soisson, Chambray, etc.

$230 / ≈ €215
Maker / Publisher: CREPY.
Place & Date: Paris, 1737

 


Vue du sperbe Temple de St.Sophie .. a Constantinople.

A fanciful depiction of the Aya Sofya in Istanbul. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and Lon...

$280 / ≈ €262
Maker / Publisher: MONDHARE
Place & Date: Paris, 1800

 


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 / ≈ €51464
Maker / Publisher: DESNOS, L.C.
Place & Date: Paris, 1760-1761

 


[Crimea]. Carte de la Cromée.

Mapmaker, Captain Jan Hendrik van Kinsbergen (1735-1819). Published by H. Friesman in 1787. This map first appeared in 1776 and was the first Russian map of the newly ann...

$4250 / ≈ €3977
Maker / Publisher: KINSBERGEN, J.H. van
Place & Date: Amsterdam, H. Frieseman, 1787

 


Vue de la Rivière d'Endeavour sur la Côte de la Nouvelle Hollande ou le Vaisseau fut mis à la bande. [Tome IV Pl. 1ère.]

The first known landscape drawing of the east coast of Australia. A View of the Endeavour River, on the coast of New Holland, where the ship was laid on shore, in order t...

$280 / ≈ €262
Maker / Publisher: COOK, Captain James.
Place & Date: Paris, 1773

 


[ Traditional tools from New Caledonia ].

Aquatint depicting a variety of traditional tools from New Caledonia engraved by Rossi. Plate N° 72. From Giulio Ferrario's work Le Costume Ancien et Moderne ou Histoi...

$80 / ≈ €75
Maker / Publisher: FERRARIO, G.
Place & Date: Milan, 1827

 


Carte de L\'Egypte de la Nubie de L\'Abissinie. . .

Prepared by G.de l'Isle. Uncommon issue by Hendrik de Leth. Very detailed map of northeastern Africa, the Red Sea and the Arabian peninsula shows the political divisions ...

$500 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: DE LETH, H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1740

 


Vienna.. / Buda..

Pair of views on one sheet, the first showing the Austria capital of Vienna with fields, and figures in the foreground.Lower view shows the Hungarian capital of Budapest....

$1100 / ≈ €1029
Maker / Publisher: BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: Cologne 1580

 


Anverpia, nobile in Barbantia oppidum, parrim maritimum . . . [Antwerp]

The bird's-eye plan provides an excellent view of the citadel, city, docks and fortifications. The city was defended by a line of fortification and a moat constructed und...

$950 / ≈ €889
Maker / Publisher: BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Place & Date: Cologne, 1585

 


Nova et Accurata totius EUROPAE Descriptio Authore Frederico de Wit Amstelodami.

General map of Europe richly ornamented with small compass rose and Europa shown riding Zeus in the form of a bull, and several putti holding the title banner aloft.

$800 / ≈ €749
Maker / Publisher: Frederik de Wit
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1680

 


Alssleben.

The engraver and publisher of prints, Mrs. Anna Beek of the Hague, enlarged the print and mounted it on larger paper: she colored it in pastel colors, adding extensive cl...

$1000 / ≈ €936
Maker / Publisher: BEEK, A. / MERIAN, C.
Place & Date: The Hague, ca. 1700

 


La Tartaria Chinese.

With decorative title cartouche. Covering north eastern part of China, with good detail in Korea and a curious shape for Hokkaido (here called Jeso-Gasima ).Engraved by G...

$600 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: ZATTA, A.
Place & Date: Venice, 1784

 


Carte Geo-Hydrographique du Golfe du Mexique et de ses Isles..

Map of the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico showing the various islands and continental coastlines according to the 18th century Venetian cartography of Rizzi Zannoni.Illustr...

$450 / ≈ €421
Maker / Publisher: LATTRÉ / ZANNONI, R.
Place & Date: Paris, ca 1783

 


Mappa Aestivarum Insularum alias Barmudas.

Blaeu based his work on John Speed's remarkably accurate map of 1626-1627. It shows the island divided into tribes and lots, and below the map itself appear the names of ...

$2200 / ≈ €2059
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1635

 


Carte d'Europe divisée en ses Empires et Royaumes.

Uncommon and decorative wall map of Europe, prepared by Clouet. Superb decoration including a wonderful rococo border with vignettes describing historical scenes. Below t...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: CLOUET / MONDHARE.
Place & Date: Paris, Mondhare, 1788

 


Carte Générale de l'Empire des Russes et de la Tartarie Universelle.

Rare map of Tartary and Russia, including Korea and Japan prepared after J.B.Nolin and published by Monhare for his Atlas Général a l'usage des colleges et maisons d'ed...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: MONDHARE / NOLIN, J.B.
Place & Date: Paris, 1783
Selling price: $400
Sold in 2023

 


Erfolgte Kapitulation zwischen dem General Bonaparte und den Gross Leister von Malta. Vor der Hauptstadt Walette zu Maltha, am 10 Juni 1798.

Copper engraving with three scenes and one portrait on one sheet. In upper a view of Bonaparte arriving at Valletta. Published in "Allgemeine Welt-Chronik oder neue ...

$2500 / ≈ €2339
Maker / Publisher: GOTTFRIED BAUMANN CO.
Place & Date: Zittau, 1798-1800

 


Cause alcohol. Defected children, social degradation, hooliganism, accidents.

Uncommon Soviet propaganda poster against alcoholism. A flame in the shape of North America is sorting a bottle.Read more about the Soviet propaganda poster. [+]

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: PLAKAT PUBLISHING HOUSE.
Place & Date: Moscow, 1990

 


Ministry of health warned . . .

Uncommon Soviet propaganda poster against tobacco consumption.Read more about the Soviet propaganda poster. [+]

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: PLAKAT PUBLISHING HOUSE.
Place & Date: Moscow, 1988

 


Etats du Grand-Seigneur en Asie, empire de Perse, pays des Usbecs, Arabie et Egypte.

Detailed map of the region bounded by the Black Sea, Georgia, the Caspian, Uzbekistan, The Indian Ocean, Saudi Arabia (here called \"Arabie Heureuse\"), Egypt a...

$550 / ≈ €515
Maker / Publisher: SANTINI, P.
Place & Date: Venise, 1778

 


Arabie.

Uncommon miniature map of the Arabian peninsula, from Pierre Duval's La Geographie Universeille dated 1676. Following his Cartes de géographie in 1657, Pierre Duval publ...

$550 / ≈ €515
Maker / Publisher: DU VAL, P.
Place & Date: Paris, 1676

 


Sexta Etas Mudi. / Simon Beatus .. / Folio CCLIIII.

A very fine presentation of the circumcision of Simon (192 x 223 mm.). RECTO: a falling star, a portrait of a King and an officer wearing armour. Page from the richest il...

$1000 / ≈ €936
Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

 


[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 / ≈ €112
Maker / Publisher: VREDEMAN DE VRIES, J. / HONDIUS, H.
Place & Date: Leiden, 1604

 


Save (the) world for us.

Uncommon Soviet propaganda poster. Text translates to : Save (the) world for us.Read more about the Soviet propaganda poster. [+]

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: PLAKAT PUBLISHING HOUSE.
Place & Date: Moscow, 1989

 


Sexta Etas Mundi. Ratisbonna. [Ratisbonne]

A very fine presentation of the city of Ratisbon, in Germany, centered on the cathedral (Dim. : 191 mm W : 525 mm).Overleaf a very nice view of Vienna, with two swans on ...

$1700 / ≈ €1591
Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

 


Allegory of geography.

Two putty studying a terrestrial globe, one of them holding a pair of dividers. The information on the globe is clearly imaginary but the two cartouches and ships are typ...

$7500 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: KERKHOVE, Joseph Vanden
Place & Date: Bruges, ca. 1700

 


A unique composite atlas with updated Porro maps.

Unique composite atlas containing in total 84 maps - 82 maps engraved by Girolamo Porro and heavenly reworked around 1686 and 2 newly engraved maps; Piccola Tartaria (Cr...

$35000 / ≈ €32750
Maker / Publisher: PORRO, G./ MAGINI
Place & Date: Venice, 1686

 


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

 


Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours.

RECTO: One 2-lines initial decorated with flower in liquid gold on colored grounds and seven 1-line initials in liquid gold on colored grounds and six line-fillers in sam...

$450 / ≈ €421
Maker / Publisher: BOOK OF HOURS.
Place & Date: France, ca.1530

 


Nouvelle Mappa Monde.

State 2 of this fine double hemisphere world map, from an unusual perspective, with a "Mer de L'Ouest" or "Sea of the West". Paris is located at the c...

$4500 / ≈ €4211
Maker / Publisher: SANTINI, P. / REMONDINI, M.
Place & Date: Venice, 1776 - 1784

 


Posesiones de America : Isla de Cuba. [together with] Isla de Cuba. . .

Wall size sea chart and map of land areas showing all of Cuba, part of Florida Keys plus San Adios and Salvador Grande in the Bahamas.Minute topographical, political, and...

$2500 / ≈ €2339
Maker / Publisher: MADOZ, P. / COELLO, F.
Place & Date: Madrid, 1853 / 1851

 


[The creation of the world - First day]

Attractive page from the Nuremberg Chronicle, showing the creation of the world: the First Day, showing the celestial choir (God\'s creation of the angels) surrounding th...

$1200 / ≈ €1123
Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

 


Les jeunes voyageurs en Europe, ou description raisonnée des divers pays compris dans cette partie du monde.

The second edition of this fine travel companion is illustrated with 16 very decorative maps, each map surrounded by local products and specialties of the region. Include...

$1200 / ≈ €1123
Maker / Publisher: (BRIAND, P.-C.).
Place & Date: Paris, Thiériot, 1827

 


[Stop race of nuclear weapons.]

Uncommon Soviet propaganda poster.Read more about the Soviet propaganda poster. [+]

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: PLAKAT PUBLISHING HOUSE.
Place & Date: Moscow, 1986