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[Manuscript chart on vellum of the Java Sea]

One of the few manuscript charts on vellum in private hands, signed by Isaac de Graaf. ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT MAP IN RED, GREEN AND BLACK INK showing the Java Sea centered o...

Estimate: $220000 - $250000
$250000 / ≈ €217304

Publisher: GRAAF, I.
Date: Amsterdam, 1743

 

Le Théâtre du monde dédié au roi contenant les cartes générales et particulières des royaumes et états qui le composent.

The present example of the Théâtre du monde is the reissue of 1746 by Jean-Baptiste Nolin II. This scarce atlas is illustrated with 123 maps mostly double-page, in orig...

Estimate: $120000 - $135000
$135000 / ≈ €117344

Publisher: NOLIN, J.-B.
Date: Paris, 1746

 

Composite atlas of the Low Countries.

A composite atlas comprising 18 double-page engraved maps by or after Hessel Gerritsz, Theodoor Galle, Jacob van Deventer, Gerard Mercator, Peter Verbiest, Jean Surhon, C...

Estimate: $85000 - $100000
$100000 / ≈ €86921

Publisher: GALLE, Theodoor.
Date: [Antwerp, c. 1633

 

Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini mathematicor[um] ...Octo libri Geographie. . .

Third edition of "Géographie" by Ptolemy and published in Strasbourg. Illustrated with 50 maps engraved in wood. One of the more important maps is showing the ...

Estimate: $75000 - $85000
$85000 / ≈ €73883

Publisher: PTOLEMEE, C. / FRIES. L.
Date: Strasbourg, J. Grüninger, 1522

 

Méthode Pour Etudier La Geographie . . . & un Catalogue des Cartes Geographiques, des Relations, Voyages, & Descriptions les plus necessaires pour la Geographie.

Henri Abraham Chatelain, whose Atlas Historique was one of the most expansive encyclopedias of the age. First published in 1705, Chatelain's Atlas Historique was part of ...

Estimate: $45000 - $50000
$50000 / ≈ €43461

Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Date: Amsterdam: Chez Zacharie Châtelain, 1732 - 1739

 

Use of Liége.

Contents of the Book of Hours : 1. ff. 2-7 : calender. In red and brown ink. Justification 115 x 75 mm. 2. ff. 8-11 : 4 passages des Evangiles : - Saint Jean 1, 1-1...

Estimate: $40000 - $45000
$45000 / ≈ €39115

Publisher: BOOKS OF HOURS
Date: c.1480

 

Novus Atlas Absolutissimus... Die Wasser-Welt, oder See-Atlas.

Volume IX (Sea-Atlas) of the "Novus Atlas Absolutissimus". German text, letterpress title on slip within hand-colored engraved architectural border, heightened...

Estimate: $35000 - $40000
$40000 / ≈ €34769

Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, Janssonius heirs, 1657 [after 1664

 

ATLAS RUSSICUS mappa una generali et undeviginti specialibus vastissimum Imperium Russicum cum adiacentibus regionibus [repeated in French].

After an unnumbered general map of Russia there are 13 numbered maps that cover European Russia (scale 1, 1.527.000). The other (last) 6 maps cover Asian Russia (Siberia,...

Estimate: $35000 - $40000
$40000 / ≈ €34769

Publisher: Akademie von Wissenschaften
Date: St Peterburg, Akademie von Wissenschaften. 1745

 

Atlas composite.

A composite atlas including 93 double page maps on very sound paper and with fine contemporary out line color. The maps are dated between 1700 et 1727 except for one map ...

Estimate: $30000 - $35000
$35000 / ≈ €30422

Publisher: L'ISLE, G. de.
Date: Paris, 1700-1727

 

Secunda etas mundi. Folium XIII.

Schedel's world map was based on the cartographic system of Claudius Ptolemy, the great second-century AD geographer whose scholarship formed the foundation for map produ...

Estimate: $27500 - $30000
$30000 / ≈ €26076

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

 

[ LANDSKROON ]. Oranda Fune no zu [= Depiction of a Dutch Ship].

A very large and extremely detailed Japanese drawing on rice paper of a Dutch ship at the artificial island Deshima, the VOC's outpost in Nagasaki harbour. In the drawing...

Estimate: $24000 - $30000
$30000 / ≈ €26076

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Japan, Kansei 4, 2nd month, 9th day, 30 March? 1792

 

CH'ONHA CHIDO [Atlas of all under Heaven]

The Ch’onha chido [Atlas of all under Heaven] is a late 18th century copy of the traditional Korean atlas produced in the early Choson dynasty (1392-1910). One of the m...

Estimate: $25000 - $30000
$30000 / ≈ €26076

Publisher: Anonymous
Date: Korea, ca. 1790

 

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...

Estimate: $18000 - $22500
$27500 / ≈ €23903

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Netherlandisch , 1780~1800

 

Venise. 1700

Extremely rare panoramic broad sheet panoramic town-view of Venice with underneath in letter press a description of the town's history. The view measures more than 1 mete...

Estimate: $18000 - $25000
$25000 / ≈ €21730

Publisher: JAILLOT, H.
Date: Paris, 1699

 

COLLECTION OF HONG KONG MAPS, BOOKS & FLYERS. Including CHINA - HONGKONG surveyed by Captn. Sir Edward Belcher, in H.M.S. Sulphur 1841. Corrected to 1901.

A collection of 30 maps, prints, publications relating to Hong Kong. Including : - BELCHER, E. Sir, An updated version of this most important nautical chart of Hong Kong....

Estimate: $17500 - $25000
$25000 / ≈ €21730

Publisher: BRITISH ADMIRALTY/ AMONG OTHERS
Date: London, 1841 - 1901

 

Group of 51 art déco gouaches.

Group of outstanding "art deco" gouaches (unsigned) from the workshop of "R. Pichon. Ateliers de Dessin et Lithographie – 10, rue Rochechouart – Paris&...

Estimate: $17500 - $22000
$22000 / ≈ €19123

Publisher: PICHON, R. (Workshop).
Date: Paris, 1920-1930

 

Nova totius geographica telluris projectio. . .

This is the first atlas of Gerard Valk, publisher, engraver and manufacturer of globes in Amsterdam. The latter joined in 1673 Petrus Schenck for the publication of maps....

Estimate: $20000 - $22000
$22000 / ≈ €19123

Publisher: VALK, G.
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1711

 

Atlas in elephant folio.

Most of D'Anville's atlases were made up for the individual customer, so it appears that no two are alike. Many of the 70 pages are multisheet maps, so the actual map she...

Estimate: $17500 - $20000
$20000 / ≈ €17384

Publisher: ANVILLE (Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'
Date: Paris, 1771-1780

 

Chorographica descriptio provinciarum, et conventum fratrum minorum S. Francisci Capucinorum...

All maps are good and dark impressions. Several maps with slight foxing and browning, the folding map with 2 splits (top right part 10 cm and lower left part 6 cm into en...

Estimate: $17000 - $18500
$18500 / ≈ €16080

Publisher: MONTECALERIO, Ioannis. A / GUCHEN, Maximus.
Date: Turin, 1649

 

Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise, et du Thibet.

First edition of "the principal cartographic authority on China during the 18th century". It was the second major atlas of China produced in Europe following th...

Estimate: $17500 - $18000
$18000 / ≈ €15646

Publisher: DU HALDE, J.-B.
Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1737

 

Atlas géographique des quatre parties du monde.

Interesting atlas printed during the French Revolution (1789-1799) by Ph. Dezauche. The title cartouche of the newly made map (6bis) "Carte de France, suivant sa nou...

Estimate: $15000 - $17500
$17500 / ≈ €15211

Publisher: L'ISLE, G. de. / BUACHE / DEZAUCHE.
Date: Paris, Dezauche, De L'Isle et Buache, 1789-1799

 

Le globe terrestre representé en deux plans-hemispheres, Dressé sur la Projection de Mr. De la Hyre...

“This splendid GlobeTerrestre originally published by J.B. Nolin is one of the finest large-scale world maps to be produced and is a fitting bridge between the geograph...

Estimate: $16000 - $17500
$17500 / ≈ €15211

Publisher: NOLIN, J.-B. / CREPY.
Date: Paris, c. 1780

 

Americae Nova Descriptio.

Final state. According to Philip Burden, "this scarce map is America's first single-sheet map with decorative borders." A re-issue of the 1614 plate by Pieter v...

Estimate: $12000 - $16000
$16000 / ≈ €13907

Publisher: VISSCHER, N.J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1652

 

Nieuwe Pas=Caart strekkende van Pta Cataon tot Pta. Lamtoan, langs de kusten van Cochinchina, Tonquin, Quangsi en Quantung [?] van Macao.

A finely engraved and detailed chart of Vietnam reaching till Macao and present-day Hong Kong..Very rare: only included in 6th volume (so-called secret atlas) of Van Keul...

Estimate: $12000 - $15000
$15000 / ≈ €13038

Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1753

 

Carte Très Curieuse De La Mer Du Sud Contenant Des Remarques Nouvelles Et Tres Utiles Non Seulement Sur Les Ports et Isles de Cette Mer .

Based on de Fer's wall map of 1713. One map on 4 sheets, showing America in the middle with Europe on one side and the Pacific with Japan and China on the other. Top shee...

Estimate: $13000 - $15000
$15000 / ≈ €13038

Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1719

 

[CROATIA]. Carta geographica generalatus carlostatuensiscum adgacentibus confinis turcicis et venetis martinimis dolmatio istrensibus.

Fine and rare manuscript map of Croatia and the Dalmatian coast from the early eighteenth century. Oriented to the south the map details the Venetian, Austrian and Turkis...

Estimate: $12000 - $15000
$15000 / ≈ €13038

Publisher: [Anonymous]
Date: Venice ?, c. 1700

 

A Map of North America, Constructed According To The Latest Information . . . Improved to 1825.

It says in the title: "improved to 1825". This milestone map was first issued separately in 1822 and bound in four sheets into Tanner's "New American Atlas...

Estimate: $7200 - $15000
$15000 / ≈ €13038

Publisher: TANNER, Henry S.
Date: Philadelphia, Henry Tanner, 1825

 

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...

Estimate: $12000 - $15000
$15000 / ≈ €13038

Publisher: COVENS / MORTIER
Date: Amsterdam, c. 1740

 

Mapa De la parte de la Isla Formosa sa perteneciente al Emperadotde la China sacado por Ord. De S.M.

Extremely rare map of the west coast of Taiwan, the Punghu or Pescadore Islands, and the Fokien or Fujian coast of China. Several ancient Taiwanese cities are noted, incl...

Estimate: $12000 - $15000
$15000 / ≈ €13038

Publisher: DE LA CONCEPTION, J.
Date: Manilla, Seminario Conciliar, y Real de San Carlos, 1788-1792

 

L'Afrique Dressée Sur les Relationes les Plus Recentes et rectifiées sur les dernieres observations. . .

A rare and monumental wall map of Africa, with original outline color, of four joined sheets, surrounded by text and vignettes printed on separate sheets.Created in 1739 ...

Estimate: $12000 - $15000
$15000 / ≈ €13038

Publisher: [NOLIN, Jean-Baptiste / Jean-Baptiste NOLIN II
Date: Paris, 1739

 

Asia carta di ciasete piu moderna. (Japan)

Rare FIRST STATE of this important map for Korea and Japan map of the Blancus/Moreira type, but adds a huge 'Jesso' filling the top of this old map. The map is of interes...

Estimate: $10000 - $15000
$15000 / ≈ €13038

Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Date: Florence, 1646-1647

 

A Map of the British Empire in AMERICA with the French, Spanish and Hollandish Settlements Adjacent Thereto. by Henry Popple. / Nouvelle Carte Particuliere de L'Amerique . . .

The four sheet Dutch edition of Popple's monumental map of North America, in mint condition. Encompassing the West Indies, Florida, Louisiana, Texas and Central America.T...

Estimate: $12000 - $15000
$15000 / ≈ €13038

Publisher: POPPLE,H / MORTIER, J.& C.
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1737

 

Strabonis nobilissimi et doctissimi philosophi ac geographi Rervm geographicarum commentarij libris XVII contenti, Latini facti Gvilielmo Xylandro Augustano interprete. . .

A few marginal annotations (pp. 109-111), in a 19th c. hand. Latin translation with a commentary by Wilhelm Holtzmann, also called Guglielmus Xylander. (1532-1576), libra...

Estimate: $10000 - $15000
$15000 / ≈ €13038

Publisher: STRABO.
Date: Basle, Henri Petri, 1571

 

Danubius Fluminum Europaeorum Princeps, Secundum naturalem Suum Cursum Pontes, Stationes, et Accessoria Flumina, una cum intimatione Ubi et quinam Eorum Navigabilia . . .

Extremely rare and striking large format map of the course of the Danube, from its source to the Black Sea. Engraved by Johan Ulrich Kraus and published by Matthaeus Wagn...

Estimate: $12000 - $15000
$15000 / ≈ €13038

Publisher: WAGNER, M.
Date: Ulm, 1686

 

Advertising project gouache for tobacco.

A stunning collection of 20 original square and rectangular decorative commercial designs for the Tabaco industries in gouache and watercolor by the artist and graphic de...

Estimate: $12000 - $15000
$15000 / ≈ €13038

Publisher: PICHON, R. (Workshop).
Date: Paris, ca. 1930

 

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

These volumes accompany Bourguignon d'Anville's Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise et du Thibet. of 1737. First quarto edition, with a new preface and bibl...

Estimate: $9500 - $12000
$12000 / ≈ €10431

Publisher: DU HALDE, J.-B.
Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1736

 

De Bello Belgico, Decas PrimaDeces II.

Each volume containing an engraved title with a representation of the The Netherlands and Belgium in the shape of a lion, with one paw resting on a shield bearing the tit...

Estimate: $10000 - $12000
$12000 / ≈ €10431

Publisher: STRADA, FAMIANI
Date: Rome, Franciscus Corbelletus, 1632-1647

 

Diverses cartes et tables pour la géographie ancienne, pour la chronologie et pour les itinéraires et voyages modernes.

Edition without date. Variant edition containing three parts : "Cartes géographiques dressées pour bien entendre les Historiens… / La Chronologie en plusieurs Ta...

Estimate: $8400 - $10000
$10000 / ≈ €8692

Publisher: DUVAL, P.
Date: Paris, l'Auteur, no date ca.1669

 

Original copperplate.

Showing the coast of southern Morocco, the Sahara with the Canary Islands. Copperplates that had been used in the production of early maps are of the greatest rarity and ...

Estimate: $9000 - $10000
$10000 / ≈ €8692

Publisher: DUTCH
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1660

 

Descrittione di M. Lodovico Guicciardini patritio Fiorentino, di tutti i Paesi Bassi,...

Second Italian edition (variant B) and first Plantin edition (1st Silvius 1567) and the most sought after edition of the famous description of the Low Countries, updated ...

Estimate: $9000 - $10000
$10000 / ≈ €8692

Publisher: GUICCIARDINI, L.
Date: Antwerp, Plantin, 1581