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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...

$100000 / ≈ €100000
Publisher: GALLE, Theodoor.
Place, Date: [Antwerp, c. 1633

 

[Set of five maps] Carte Générale de la Terre ou Mappe Monde

Rare and decorative set of five wall maps of the world and the four continents, prepared by Clouet, in very fine bright contemporary coloring. Each map ca. 965 x 1230 mm ...

$60000 / ≈ €60000
Publisher: CLOUET, Jean Baptiste Louis (abbé).
Place, Date: Paris and Cadiz, Mondhare, 1785-1793

 

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

 

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

 

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 ...

$10000 / ≈ €10000
Publisher: DUTCH
Place, Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1660

 

L'Europe en Sept 1939. Ille terrarum mihi angulus ridet.

A rare oversized serio-comic map of Europe at the start of the Second World War depicting stereotypes of 31 countries, as listed in the key lower right, including Brit...

$9000 / ≈ €9000
Publisher: VLAANDEREN, Cornelis André
Place, Date: Bruges, Leon Burghgraeve, 1939

 

Asia secunda pars in forma Pegasi.

UNRECORDED PLATE or STATE. Asia depicted as the flying horse Pegasus. Below the depiction 3 lines of engraved Latin text. Double page copper engraved map from Heinrich B...

$5000 / ≈ €5000
Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Place, Date: Brunswick, ca. 1635

 

A Humorous Diplomatic Atlas of Europe and Asia. / 滑稽欧亜外交地図 / Kokkei Ō-A Gaikō Chizu.

A wonderful example of the rare 1904 Kisaburo Ohara satirical 'Octopus Map' of Europe being swallowed by a octopus (Russia). Composed at the outbreak of the Russo-Japanes...

$4750 / ≈ €4750
Publisher: OHARA, K.
Place, Date: Tokyo, April, 1904

 

Asia secunda pars terrae in forma Pegasi.

Asia depicted as the flying horse Pegasus. Thiscartographical curiosity, double page copper engraved map, was published in Heinrich Bünting's “Itinerarium Sacrae Scrip...

$4000 / ≈ €4000
Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Place, Date: Brunswick, 1640

 

[Title page colored by Georg Mack Jr. to : Hortus Eystettensis, Sive Diligens et Accurata Omnium Plantarum, Florum, Stirpium,. . .]

Title page to the first edition, one of about 300 copies printed, from one of the largest and most magnificent of the great flower books, depicting more than 1000 flowers...

$4000 / ≈ €4000
Publisher: BESLER, Basilius (1561-1629)
Place, Date: Nuremberg, ca 1613