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Lo Stati Presente di Tutti i Paesi e Popoli del Mondo..

This most uncommon work provides an interesting focus on the dissemination of the outline of Japan provided by Kaempfer. Beside the description of Japan, the book include...

$1100 / ≈ €1100
Publisher: ALBRIZZI, G.
Place, Date: Venice, 1734

 

Planiglobii Terrestris - Mappe-Monde...

Word map in double hemisphere. In center two smaller hemispheres of the north and south pole are shown. Two interesting diagrams depict the earth as it would be seen from...

$1750 / ≈ €1750
Publisher: HOMANN HEIRS.
Place, Date: Nuremberg, 1746

 

Rotterdam

A bird's-eye view of the town. With extensive shipping in the foreground. From "Topographia Germaniae Inferioris".  Matthäus Merian, the leading German illust...

$1750 / ≈ €1750
Publisher: MERIAN, C.
Place, Date: Frankfurt, 1659

 

Tractus Littorales Guineae a Promontorio Verde usque ad sinum Catenbelae.

Chart of the West coast of Africa from Mauritania up to Angola. In top centre a very decorative title cartouche.

$1000 / ≈ €1000
Publisher: DE WIT, F.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1675

 

Carte des Isles du Japon Esquelles est remarque la Route..

This uncommon map of Japan, which is on a fairly large scale, contains comments about the nature of the country. For instance, Ocsaqui (Okazaki, near Nagoya) is said to h...

$6000 / ≈ €6000
Publisher: TAVENIER, J.B.
Place, Date: Paris 1679

 

Amsterdam aan de Waterkant vanaf 't IJ te Sien.

A panoramic view of the town from 't IJ. Engraved by Daniël Stoopendaal.

$300 / ≈ €300
Publisher: COMMELIN, C.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1694

 

Vue de Gattweick et de l'embouchure du Rhin, dans la Mer du Nord.

Very decorative view of Katwijk. Signed lower right, Louis Bleuler au chateau de Laufen . Original design by Louis Bleuer. This gouache was the model for his aquatint in ...

$2500 / ≈ €2500
Publisher: BLEULER, L.
Place, Date: 1820

 

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...

$1800 / ≈ €1800
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place, Date: Antwerp, 1595

 

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...

$2400 / ≈ €2400
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place, Date: Antwerp, 1603

 

Tabula Ducatus Brabantiae.

Detailed map orientated west to the top.

$450 / ≈ €450
Publisher: DE WIT, F.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1680

 

Het Beloofde Landt Canaan door wandelt . . .

A beautifully engraved map of the ancient land of Canaan which roughly corresponds to present-day Israel. Cherubs hold up a draped cloth of key symbols, also a scale pane...

$1400 / ≈ €1400
Publisher: STOOPENDAAL, B.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1682

 

Nova Helvetiae Tabula.

A most decorative "carte à figures" map with panoramic views of Lucern, S.Gal, Bern, Solothurn, Schafhausen in upper border and Basel and Zurich in lower left ...

$4500 / ≈ €4500
Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 

Ducatus Lutzenburgi Novissima et Accuratissima Delineatio.

West to the top. Very detailed and fine map of Luxembourg, including the towns of Namur, Liege, Trier and Metz.

$600 / ≈ €600
Publisher: VISSCHER, N.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1680

 

Carte du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France.

A later edition of Guillaume De l'Isle's map. It still includes the fictitious discoveries of Baron de Lahoutan: the legendary River Longue etc. The northwest corner of H...

$1100 / ≈ €1100
Publisher: COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1730

 

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 / ≈ €450
Publisher: THOMSON, J.
Place, Date: Edinburgh, 1816

 

India quae Orientalis.

The map covers the area from India to Japan, with the East Indies, with good detail in Philippines. In the upper right corner the southern tip of Korea is shown, and mark...

$3500 / ≈ €3500
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1645

 

Histoire Naturelle, Civile, Et Ecclésiastique..'

First French edition, published by P.Gosse, J.Neaulme and B.Lakeman. The basic work on Japan from the second half of the 17th century when it was still forbidden to forei...

$18000 / ≈ €18000
Publisher: KAEMPFER, E.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1729

 

Huquang, Kiangsi, Chekiang ac Fokien.

A reissue of Janssonius' map of south east China, with wash color and uncolored cartouches.The map is based on the maps of Martin Martini, themselves based on Chinese sou...

$900 / ≈ €900
Publisher: VALK, G. / SCHENK, P.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 

'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 / ≈ €300
Publisher: TIRION, I.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1739

 

Fossa Sanctae Mariae.

Detailed map of part of the country between rivers Rhine and Meuse showing a canal to be dug between 1626 and 1628 between Rheinberg in Germany and Venlo. A deficiency of...

$300 / ≈ €300
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1645

 

Tabula Bergarum ad Zomam Stenbergae et novorum ibi operum.

The map gives an outline of the Scheldt from Bergen op Zoom to Antwerp, with all the ramparts built between 1622 and 1627.

$250 / ≈ €250
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1647

 

Hern Johann Baptisten Taveniers..Vierzig Jaehrige Reize..

This German edition includes Tavernier's map of Japan in a reduced form (210x315mm) and contains legends about the country's nature, e.g., where gold is mined and plottin...

$7500 / ≈ €7500
Publisher: TAVERNIER, J.B.
Place, Date: Nuremberg, 1681

 

Palatinatus Rheni Nova et Accurata Descriptio.

Early state (1630) of Visscher's "carte à figures"- map of the German Rhine River Valley. Inset views of Frankfurt am Main, Mainz, Speyer, Worms and Heidelberg...

$2000 / ≈ €2000
Publisher: PISCATOR, N.J.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 

Comitatus Flandria.

A highly decorative map with in the left and right top corners the pictures of archduke Albert of Austria and Isabella, queen of Spain. In the left and right borders cost...

$2000 / ≈ €2000
Publisher: VISSCHER, C.J.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1648

 

Vue de Boston vers le Cale du Port.

A view of the port of Boston, the center of New England shipping in the colonial period. The closing of the port after the Boston Tea Party led to the calling of the Firs...

$400 / ≈ €400
Publisher: HABERMANN, F.
Place, Date: Augsburg 1762

 

Poli Arctici, et circumiacentium terrarum descriptio novissima. . .

A re-issue of the Hondius' plate. A particularly decorative map of the North Pole with Iceland. Several Dutch names in Labrador. The toponymy in Canada reflects the conti...

$2500 / ≈ €2500
Publisher: HONDIUS, H. / DE WIT, F.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1660

 

Account of a voyage of discovery to the west coast of Corea.

BRITAIN'S FIRST ACCURATE ACCOUNT OF KOREA & OKINAWANS. With an appendix containing charts and various hydrographical and scientific notices by captain Basil Hall and ...

$5000 / ≈ €5000
Publisher: HALL,B.
Place, Date: London, 1818

 

Genehoa Jaloffi et Sierraliones regna.

Decorative and detailed map of the West African Coast, from Senegal to Sierra Leone. In the center the river Gambia to the mouth in the Atlantic. Upper left a dedication ...

$600 / ≈ €600
Publisher: SCHENK, P. / VALK, G.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1670 / 1720

 

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 / ≈ €50000
Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1750

 

Lyste vande prysen der goederen ingekoft by de Kamer. . .

Rare price list of meat, bacon, wheat, rye, butter, cheese, olive oil, Spanish wines, Bordeaux, brandy etc.On front page in letter press Lyste Van de Pryfen der Goederen,...

$2500 / ≈ €2500
Publisher: V.O.C.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1685

 

Manuscript plan of Havana harbour.

Manuscript chart with good nautical detail and soundings of Havana harbour.

$1500 / ≈ €1500
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place, Date: Spain c.1820

 

Cruydt-Boeck van Remberus Dodonaeus. . .

Scarce, the last edition of Dodoens' Cruydt-Boeck, one of the most influential and important botanical works of the 16th and 17th centuries. With richly engraved frontisp...

$3500 / ≈ €3500
Publisher: DODONAEUS, R.
Place, Date: Leyden, 1612

 

A half hour sand-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 / ≈ €1750
Publisher: The Low Countries
Place, Date: ca. 1790

 

Hassia Landgraviatus.

Centered on the town of Kassel.

$150 / ≈ €150
Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1650

 

[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 / ≈ €750
Publisher: SANSON, N. / MORTIER, P.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1700

 

Carte de la Manche. . .

showing the Chanel, with the coastline of France from La Baie de Douarnenez to Dunkerque, and the coastline of England from Stroble head to Manning Tree.Boundaries outli...

$900 / ≈ €900
Publisher: JAILLOT, H.
Place, Date: Amsterdam, 1692

 

Les Provinces confederées du Pais-Bas

The first wall map of the Seven Provinces of 1651, re-issued as 'Stoel des Oorlogs' by Covens & Mortier. The first issue of the present wall-map is known to be includ...

$15000 / ≈ €15000
Publisher: COVENS / MORTIER
Place, Date: Amsterdam, c. 1740

 

Leaf on vellum from a manuscript Book of Hours.

VERSO: one 2-line illuminated initial showing a bird in fine detail in liquid gold on colored ground, seven 1-line initials and line-fillers in same.RECTO: Seven 1-line i...

$350 / ≈ €350
Publisher: BOOK OF HOURS.
Place, Date: France, c. 1520

 

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 / ≈ €27500
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place, Date: Netherlandisch , 1780~1800

 

Vue de L'Hotel de Batavie. . .

A so-called optical print of Fatahillah Square in Jakarta, Indonesia, prepared for use in a light-box or an amusing light-show. This richly hand colored print is much per...

$600 / ≈ €600
Publisher: PROBST, G.B.
Place, Date: Augsburg, 1750