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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...

Estimate: $3000 - $3500
$3500 / ≈ €3042

Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

 

.Tabula III Asiae. [Caucass and Armenia.]

Ptolemaic map of the region south of the Caucasus Mountains and between the Caspian Sea as far south as the headwaters of the Tigris River in the south and the Black Sea,...

Estimate: $1400 - $1800
$1800 / ≈ €1565

Publisher: PTOLEMY, C.
Date: Lyons, M. Servetus, 1535

 

.Taprobana Ins. Tabula XII Asiae. [Sri Lanka.]

Ptolemy's mythical island of Taprobana originally became associated with Sri Lanka although it was sometimes confused with Sumatra. Taprobana, as it was called on most ea...

Estimate: $2000 - $2200
$2200 / ≈ €1912

Publisher: PTOLEMY, C.
Date: Lyons, M. Servetus, 1535

 

[Map of Palestine ]

Map of Palestine from "La Mer des Hystoires" published by Dupré, Paris, 1536 "La Mer des Hystoires" is a translation into French of the famous "...

Estimate: $2400 - $3000
$3000 / ≈ €2608

Publisher: MER DES HYSTOIRES
Date: Dupre, Paris, 1536

 

[India and China]

Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of India and China prepared Martin Waldseemüller. Based on the slightly larger map from 1513 published ...

Estimate: $1800 - $2000
$2000 / ≈ €1738

Publisher: PTOLEMY,C ./ TRECHSEL, G.
Date: Vienna, 1525 -1541

 

[Taprobana - Sri Lanka]

Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of Ceylon prepared Martin Waldseemüller.Based on the slightly larger map from 1513 published in "P...

Estimate: $15000 - $2200
$2200 / ≈ €1912

Publisher: PTOLEMY, C . / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M. / FRIES, L.
Date: Vienna, Trechsel, G., 1525 -1541

 

.[Pakistan, Afghanistan]

Wood block printed Ptolemaic map of the region of present-day Pakistan and part of Afghanistan. Convoluted mountain ranges and river systems dominate the trapezoidal map....

Estimate: $950 - $1200
$1200 / ≈ €1043

Publisher: PTOLEMY,C ./ WALDSEEMÜLLER, M. / FRIES, L.
Date: Vienna, Trechsel, G., 1525 -1541

 

.[Near east with Cyprus]

Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of Near east with Cyprus prepared Martin Waldseemüller. Based on the slightly larger map from 1513 publ...

Estimate: $1800 - $2000
$2000 / ≈ €1738

Publisher: PTOLEMY, C . / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M. / FRIES, L.
Date: Vienna, 1525 -1541

 

.[India]

Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of India prepared Martin Waldseemüller. Based on the slightly larger map from 1513 published in "P...

Estimate: $1500 - $2000
$2000 / ≈ €1738

Publisher: PTOLEMY, C . / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M. / FRIES, L.
Date: Vienna, Trechsel, G., 1525 -1541

 

.[Bangladesh, Burma, India, Thailand]

Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of Bangladesh, Burma, India, Thailand prepared Martin Waldseemüller. Based on the slightly larger map f...

Estimate: $1800 - $2000
$2000 / ≈ €1738

Publisher: PTOLEMY, C . / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M. / FRIES, L.
Date: Vienna, Trechsel, G., 1525 -1541

 

[East Asia]

Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of East Asia and centered on Amenia, prepared Martin Waldseemüller. Based on the slightly larger map fr...

Estimate: $1800 - $2200
$2200 / ≈ €1912

Publisher: PTOLEMY,C ./ TRECHSEL, G.
Date: Vienna, 1525 -1541

 

Tabula Sexta Asia (Arabian Peninsula)

Wood block printed map and one of earliest printed representation of the Arabian Peninsular prepared Martin Waldseemüller. River Rhine to the left. Based on the slightly...

Estimate: $4500 - $5500
$6000 / ≈ €5215

Publisher: PTOLEMY,C ./ TRECHSEL, G.
Date: Vienna, 1525 -1541

 

Tabula nova utriusque Indiae.

This is the fourth and last edition of this map based on Waldseemüller's first "modern" map of Asia. It follows that cartography without change but adds an int...

Estimate: $3500 - $4000
$4000 / ≈ €3477

Publisher: PTOLEMY,C. / FRIES, L.
Date: Vienne, 1541

 

Tabula Superioris Indiae & Tartariae maioris. (Modern Map of China, Japan, etc.)

Important map extending from Tartary in the north, to "Prov. Bocat" (Cambodia) in the south. "Tebet" is shown prominently, as is "Zinpangri"...

Estimate: $5000 - $6000
$6000 / ≈ €5215

Publisher: FRIES, L.
Date: Vienne, 1541

 

[Map of the Holy Land, including Cyprus]

Attractive full page longitudinal map of Palestine, Syria and Cyprus, cut by Hans Rudolf Manuel Deutsch. The shore line running from Southern Anatolia to the Nile Delta. ...

Estimate: $180 - $200
$200 / ≈ €174

Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Date: Basle, 1550-1580

 

Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.

The first map of China ever to appear in a Western atlas, west to the top. The first state without "las Philiooinas" somewhere in 1587 added to the plate. When ...

Estimate: $6500 - $7000
$7000 / ≈ €6084

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1584

 

Peregrinationis Divi Pauli Typus corographicus. . .

A splendid map depicting the travels of Paulus. With two fine scenes in top. Showing the countries along the Mediterranean, including Cyprus and Italy. A first edition wi...

Estimate: $2100 - $2700
$2700 / ≈ €2347

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1595

 

Arabia Felice Nuova Tavola.

Fine early map of Arabian peninsula, being one of the earliest modern maps of the region.Girolamo Ruscelli first published the map in his "La Geographi di Claudio To...

Estimate: $800 - $850
$850 / ≈ €739

Publisher: RUSCELLI, G.
Date: Venice, 1598

 

India Tercera Nuova Tavola.

The 1598 edition of this early map of South East Asia. Just to the west and south of Malacca one will notice ‘Camatra’ (Sumatra) and Java. China with Canton in the up...

Estimate: $550 - $750
$750 / ≈ €652

Publisher: RUSCELLI, G.
Date: Venice, 1598

 

Quella Tavola E l'Antica Siria ch'Era destinta in dodici . . .

Very rare view of Holy Land published in the first edition of "Viaggio da Venetia, a Costantinopoli. Per Mare, e per Terra, & infieme quello di Terra Santa. Da G...

Estimate: $450 - $500
$500 / ≈ €435

Publisher: ROSACCIO, Giuseppe.
Date: Venice, Giacomo Franco, 1598

 

Punishment of China.

The Chinese way of a punishment from Linschoten's famous voyages to the East of 1583-92 here published by De Bry the year after they first appeared as a separate book. Fr...

Estimate: $120 - $150
$150 / ≈ €130

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1599

 

Punishment of a criminal in China.

Punishment of a criminal in China from Linschoten's famous voyages to the East of 1583-92 here published by De Bry the year after they first appeared as a separate book. ...

Estimate: $120 - $150
$150 / ≈ €130

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1599

 

Feast of China.

A scene of a Chinese dinner feast from Linschoten's famous voyages to the East of 1583-92 here published by De Bry the year after they first appeared as a separate book. ...

Estimate: $120 - $150
$150 / ≈ €130

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1599

 

Funeral in China.

A scene of a funeral in China from Linschoten's famous voyages to the East of 1583-92 here published by De Bry the year after they first appeared as a separate book. From...

Estimate: $80 - $100
$100 / ≈ €87

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1599

 

XIX. Venatio Elephantum in Pegu. [How elephants are caught in Pegu]

How elephants are caught in Pegu. The king of Pegu had a particular method of transporting elephants. He had a great enclosure built of strong wooden posts, with a trap-d...

Estimate: $120 - $130
$130 / ≈ €113

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1599

 

Terra Sancta.

This is the most modern of Ortelius' maps of the Holy Land. It focuses specifically on the Holy Land and is oriented with east of the top. Ortelius used as a model the wa...

Estimate: $1900 - $2400
$2400 / ≈ €2086

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1603

 

Descriptio Arabie / Arabia.

A rare miniature map of the Arabian Peninsular. Title cartouche on the lower right corner.First published in 1598 in his Caert-Thresoor, the plates were executed by the m...

Estimate: $360 - $450
$450 / ≈ €391

Publisher: LANGENES, B. / BERTIUS, P.
Date: Amsterdam, Cornelis Claes, 1606

 

Iava Maior.

Very fine miniature map of Java, engraved by Benjamin Wright (1575-1613). This early map contains detailed geography and nomenclature around the northern coastline of the...

Estimate: $360 - $450
$450 / ≈ €391

Publisher: LANGENES
Date: Amsterdam, Cornelis Claes, 1606

 

Delineatio Regiae Civitatis Candy. (Plan of the city Kandy in Ceylon.)

Uncommon early view of the city of Kandy, in the center of Ceylon –now Sri Lanka-, shown from above, intricately engraved; it shows a fortification at the center of the...

Estimate: $600 - $700
$700 / ≈ €608

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1607

 

1) Natoliae,.. 2) Aegypti recentior.. 3) Carthaginis..

To the left a map of Turkey. Oriented with west at bottom. Right side of sheet contains a map of northern Egypt showing the Nile River delta, and a map the vicinity of Tu...

Estimate: $600 - $700
$700 / ≈ €608

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1570-1609

 

Maldivae Insulae.

Very fine early miniature map of Maldives Islands. East is at the top. Title cartouche on the lower right corner. A dolphin and two ships are depicted.First published in ...

Estimate: $120 - $150
$150 / ≈ €130

Publisher: LANGENES, B.
Date: Amsterdam / Frankfurt, 1609

 

Rex Balius Preciosissimo Curru.

How the people of Bali transport their King. According to deBry: there are many horses on the island of Bali but they are small and only the simple folk ride them. Those ...

Estimate: $80 - $100
$100 / ≈ €87

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1609

 

Sumatra Insula.

A miniature map of Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula, including Singapore and the various islands directly south of it. Containing detailed geography and nomenclature aroun...

Estimate: $360 - $450
$450 / ≈ €391

Publisher: LANGENES, B.
Date: Amsterdam, 1609

 

[Bantam].

Text engravings from "Premier livre de l'histoire de la navigation aux Indes Orientales, par les hollandois, et des choses a eux advenues . . . ", being the cla...

Estimate: $50 - $80
$80 / ≈ €70

Publisher: LODEWYCKSZ, Willem
Date: Amsterdam, Cornille Nicolas, 1609

 

Ailhae Cidade de Goa Metropolitana da Indiae Partes Orientals que Esta en 15 Graos da Banda donorte.

One of the earliest printed detailed plans of a European trading post in the Indies, this finely engraved and designed bird's-eye plan was published in De Bry's important...

Estimate: $800 - $1000
$1000 / ≈ €869

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1613

 

Solimannus Turcarum Imperator X. Ex Stirpe Ottomannicae.

The engraving depicts a half length oval portrait of "Solimannus Turcarum Imperator X", signed lower right corner N. de Cleck". Nicolaes de Clerck (de kler...

Estimate: $25 - $30
$30 / ≈ €26

Publisher: DE CLERCK, N.
Date: Amsterdam, Cloppenburch, 1621

 

A newe mape of Tartary.

Early edition of one of the most decorative "carte à figures"- map of Tartary, known for its figured borders with costume figures, while above are vignettes of...

Estimate: $1800 - $2000
$2000 / ≈ €1738

Publisher: SPEED, J. / HUMBLE, J.
Date: London, 1627

 

The Kingdome of China.

A most sought-after map of China. Decorative border vignettes including views of the cities of Quinzay and Macao along the top border with the wheeled wind machines and p...

Estimate: $5500 - $7000
$7000 / ≈ €6084

Publisher: SPEED, J.
Date: London, G. Humble, 1627

 

Turcici Imperii Imago.

The map shows the Ottoman Empire with Turkey, Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Arabia and North Eastern Africa. The map is decorated with a title cartouche and a portrait of...

Estimate: $1450 - $1800
$1800 / ≈ €1565

Publisher: MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1629

 

Asia recens summa cura delineata.

This is the rare early issue with decorative paneled borders. In upper border views and plans of Famagusta, Rhodos, Damascus, Jerusalem, Aden and Ormus. Originally engrav...

Estimate: $3300 - $3500
$3500 / ≈ €3042

Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1632