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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...

$250000 / ≈ €250000
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...

$150000 / ≈ €150000
Publisher: NOLIN, J.-B.
Date: Paris, 1746

 

Militairy manuscript map of the end of Yangzi River across Shanghai, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang areas, with 3 red seals of the Ever-Victorious Army.

In lower left corner an inset plan of Songjiang District with Shanghai with a grid and the area is divided with red doted border lines.The map has three red seals of the ...

$120000 / ≈ €120000
Publisher: MILITAIRY MAP
Date: China, ca 1862

 

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.
Date: [Antwerp, c. 1633

 

French composite atlas made up of rare maps published by Parisian editors from the 17th century , mainly by G. Jollain including scarce maps of America.

 A rare French composite atlas including 90 maps, published by Parisian publishers from the 17th   century, mainly by Gérard I Jollain,  or by maps bought from Dutch...

$90000 / ≈ €90000
Publisher: JOLLAIN, G.
Date: Paris, ca. 1675

 

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 ...

$85000 / ≈ €85000
Publisher: PTOLEMEE, C. / FRIES. L.
Date: Strasbourg, J. Grüninger, 1522

 

[5 maps] Carte Générale de la Terre ou Mappe Monde ... [with] Carte D'Amerique Divisée en ses Principaux Pays. . . [with] Carte d'Asie divisée en ses principaux Etats... 1785 [with] Carte d'Afrique [with] Carte d'Europe ...

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).
Date: Paris and Cadiz, Mondhare, 1785-1793

 

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 / ≈ €55000
Publisher: DESNOS, L.C.
Date: Paris, 1760-1761

 

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.
Date: Amsterdam, 1750

 

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

Volume 1 (1705) frontispiece and 46 plates. Volume 2 (1708) frontispiece and 37 plates. Volume 3 (1708) frontispiece and 30 plates. Volume 4 (1714) frontispiece and 34...

$50000 / ≈ €50000
Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Date: Amsterdam: Chez Zacharie Châtelain, 1732 - 1739

 

Use of Liége.

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

$45000 / ≈ €45000
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...

$40000 / ≈ €40000
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,...

$40000 / ≈ €40000
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 ...

$35000 / ≈ €35000
Publisher: L'ISLE, G. de.
Date: Paris, 1700-1727

 

Nouvelle et exacte description du globe terrestre reveue corrigée et augmente´e suivant les derniéres relations des Anglais et Hollandois. Par Guillaume Blaeu 1645.

Extremely rare and decorative "carte a figures" world map published by Anthoine de Fer. The double hemisphere world map is surrounded by constellations of the A...

$35000 / ≈ €35000
Publisher: DE FER, A.
Date: Paris, 1645

 

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...

$30000 / ≈ €30000
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...

$30000 / ≈ €30000
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...

$30000 / ≈ €30000
Publisher: Anonymous
Date: Korea, ca. 1790

 

Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae. Das ist: Ein Reisebuch, Uber die gantze heilige Schrifft, in zwey Bücher geteilet... Zuvor gemehret mit einem Büchlein De monetis et mensuris... Insonderheit aber mit einer feinen nützlichen Erklerung des Buches Josua...

Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae. Das ist: Ein Reisebuch, Uber die gantze heilige Schrifft, in zwey Bücher geteilet... Zuvor gemehret mit einem Büchlein De monetis et mens...

$30000 / ≈ €30000
Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Date: Magdenburg, 1587

 

Beschrijving van Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien. Vervattende een Naukeurige en uitvoerige verhandelinge van Nederlands Mogentheyd [...] met meer dan thien honderd en vyftig Prentverbeeldingen verrykt...

"The most comprehensive work on Asia published in Europe during the early colonial period" (Landwehr). The first book to give a comprehensive account in text an...

$29500 / ≈ €29500
Publisher: VALENTIJN,
Date: Dordrecht /Amsterdam, 1724-1726

 

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
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...

$25000 / ≈ €25000
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, and publications relating to Hong Kong. Including : - BELCHER, E. Sir, An updated version of this most important nautical chart of Hong K...

$25000 / ≈ €25000
Publisher: BRITISH ADMIRALTY/ AMONG OTHERS
Date: London, 1841 - 1901

 

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....

$22000 / ≈ €22000
Publisher: VALK, G.
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1711

 

NEWTON'S New and Improved TERRESTRIAL GLOBE Accurately delineated from the observations of the most esteemed NAVIGATORS AND TRAVELLERS to the Present Time. . .

A very impressive Victorian 20-inch Library globe on an exceptionally carved mahogany tripod stand with scrolling acanthus legs terminating in claw feet joined by turned ...

$20000 / ≈ €20000
Publisher: NEWTON and SON
Date: London, January 1, 1867

 

Nansenbushu bankoku shoka no zu.

This map is a great example of Japanese world maps representing Buddhist cosmology with real-world cartography. It is the earliest one and - therefore - the prototype for...

$20000 / ≈ €20000
Publisher: ZUDA ROKASHI (Priest Motan)
Date: Kyoto, (Hoei 7 = Year of the Tiger) 1710

 

Illuminated leaf from a Psalter.

Very fine 20 lines illuminated leaf from a liturgical Psalter in Latin with the reading from the Vulgate Bible. Lines in a slightly irregular gothic hand, black ink, plum...

$20000 / ≈ €20000
Publisher: [ANONYMOUS].
Date: Flanders, Rhineland, or possibly England, c. 1280

 

Carte Geographique Astronomique Chronologique et Historique du Monde. [4 sheets] Together with 4 continent maps.

French wall map of the world in 4 sheets published by Crépy "à l'entrée du Cloistre de St. Benoist du côté des maturins". A decorative map surrounded by tw...

$19500 / ≈ €19500
Publisher: CREPY.
Date: Paris, 1720

 

Universe Europae Maritime Eiusque Navigationis Descriptio. Generale Pascaerte van Europa . . .

This general chart of north-western Europe and the surrounding coastal waters is from the rare pilot-guide De Spiegel der Zeevaerdt , printed by Christopher Plantin in Le...

$19000 / ≈ €19000
Publisher: WAGHENAER, L.J.
Date: Leyden, 1584

 

Nova et Accuratissima Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula.

Since its appearance as an Appendix in 1630, the atlas launched by Willem Blaeu and continued by his son Joan had expanded greatly. But in spite of many new regional maps...

$19000 / ≈ €19000
Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1662

 

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...

$18500 / ≈ €18500
Publisher: MONTECALERIO, Ioannis. A / GUCHEN, Maximus.
Date: Turin, 1649

 

The world, centering on the Persian Gulf.

World map in manuscript. Drawn on paper with watercolor, ink, gouache and gold highlighting. World map in manuscript with inscriptions in Arabic showing a map of the worl...

$18000 / ≈ €18000
Publisher: ISAL-ISTAKHRI, after
Date: Ottoman province, c. 1820

 

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.
Date: Amsterdam, 1729

 

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...

$18000 / ≈ €18000
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...

$17500 / ≈ €17500
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...

$17500 / ≈ €17500
Publisher: NOLIN, J.-B. / CREPY.
Date: Paris, c. 1780

 

Carta prima Generale dell' Asia.

FIRST STATE of Robert Dudley's general chart of the Persian Gulf, going east through India to the southeastern coast of China showing Macau and the area of present-day Ho...

$17500 / ≈ €17500
Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Date: Florence, 1646

 

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...

$16000 / ≈ €16000
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 to Macao and present-day Hong Kong..Very rare: only included in the 6th volume (so-called secret atlas) of Van Ke...

$15000 / ≈ €15000
Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1753

 

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...

$15000 / ≈ €15000
Publisher: TANNER, Henry S.
Date: Philadelphia, Henry Tanner, 1825

 

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...

$15000 / ≈ €15000
Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Date: Florence, 1646-1647

 

Mappemonde contenant les parties connues du globe terrestre dressée suivant de nouvelles observations

Wall map of the world in two hemispheres printed on two sheets, depicting the Eastern and Western hemispheres supported by two male figures, decorated at the bottom right...

$15000 / ≈ €15000
Publisher: CHAMBON, Gobert-Denis.
Date: Paris, Longchamps et Janvier, 1754

 

[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...

$15000 / ≈ €15000
Publisher: [Anonymous]
Date: Venice ?, c. 1700

 

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
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...

$15000 / ≈ €15000
Publisher: DE LA CONCEPTION, J.
Date: Manilla, Seminario Conciliar, y Real de San Carlos, 1788-1792

 

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...

$15000 / ≈ €15000
Publisher: POPPLE,H / MORTIER, J.& C.
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1737

 

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...

$15000 / ≈ €15000
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...

$12000 / ≈ €12000
Publisher: DU HALDE, J.-B.
Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1736

 

Carte D'Amerique Divisée en ses Principaux Pays. . .

Rare. Uncommon and decorative wall map of America, prepared by Clouet. With superb decorative borders, 170mm wide at the sides and 150mm at the bottom, containing twenty ...

$12000 / ≈ €12000
Publisher: CLOUET, J. B. L. abbé / MONDHARE, L.
Date: Paris, Cadiz, 1785

 

L'Art arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire depuis le VIIe siècle jusqu'à la fin du XVIIIe.

Prisse d’Avennes was one of the foremost scholars of Arabic art and architecture of the 19th century; this work represents the summation of his studies. From the aspect...

$12000 / ≈ €12000
Publisher: PRISSE D'AVENNES, Achille Constant.
Date: Paris, Morel, 1877

 

Carte de l'Amerique Septle. Pour Servir a l'intelligence de la Guerre entre les Anglois et les Insurgents...

Second state of this extremely rare separate publication. This separately issued map is one of the most beautiful of the thirteen American Colonies from the Revolutionary...

$11000 / ≈ €11000
Publisher: BEAURAIN, Jean Chev. de
Date: Paris, ca. 1756

 

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...

$10000 / ≈ €10000
Publisher: DUVAL, P.
Date: Paris, l'Auteur, no date ca.1669

 

Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid, vertoonende de opkomst, voortgang en ondergang der Actie, Bubbel en Windnegotie, in Vrankryk, Engeland, en de Nederlanden, gespleegt in den Jaare MDCCXX...

AN EARLY ISSUE of this biting and vulgar satire on the Mississippi and South Sea Bubbles and an extraordinary visual record with 78 plates of the first banking crash, sho...

$10000 / ≈ €10000
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 

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
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 ...

$10000 / ≈ €10000
Publisher: GUICCIARDINI, L.
Date: Antwerp, Plantin, 1581

 

Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica..

The first of four states of the map. French text on verso. One of the most beautiful world maps ever engraved and one of the most influential in promulgating the Californ...

$9500 / ≈ €9500
Publisher: HONDIUS, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1630-1633

 

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...

$9000 / ≈ €9000
Publisher: KERKHOVE, Joseph Vanden
Date: Bruges, ca. 1700

 

Carte d'Europe . . .

Rare. Uncommon and decorative wall map of Europe, prepared by Clouet. With superb decoration including a wonderful rococo border with vignettes describing historical scen...

$9000 / ≈ €9000
Publisher: CLOUET / MONDHARE
Date: Paris, 1785-1788

 

An embassy from the East-India Company of the United Provinces, to the Grand Tartar Cham, Emperor of China deliver'd by their excellencies, Peter de Goyer and Jacob de Keyzer, at his imperial city of Peking. . .

Very rare first English text edition of this most important and early resource on China and the Chinese. Three parts in one folio by John Macock for the author.Part I: An...

$9000 / ≈ €9000
Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Date: London : Printed by the Author at his house in White-Friers, 1669

 

Temperance (Temperantia) from The Virtues.

Very decorative engraving by Philip Galle (Haarlem 1537–1612 Antwerp) after Pieter Bruegel the Elder (Breda (?) ca. 1525–1569 Brussels). The print was published by Hi...

$9000 / ≈ €9000
Publisher: BREUGHEL, P.
Date: Antwerp, Hieronymus Cock, 1580

 

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
Date: Bruges, Leon Burghgraeve, 1939

 

Nova XVII Provinciarum Inferioris Germaniae descriptio .

Extremely rare map of the Benelux by Frederick de Widt. Originally engraved and published by P.Kaerius in 1607. In 1662 the plate came in the possession of Frederick de W...

$9000 / ≈ €9000
Publisher: JACOBSZ.,Th. / DE WIDT, F.
Date: Amsterdam, 1662

 

Plan de Constantinople, non compris ses faubourgs. Grave d'apres les documents du ministere de la Guerre par E. Olivier.

A very rare lithographic town-plan of Istanbul, Scale 98 yards to one inch., printed in Pera, Istanbul by E. Olivier. The ornate design on the top of the title is a tugh...

$8000 / ≈ €8000
Publisher: OLIVIER, E.
Date: Péra, Istanbul, 1851

 

(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 / ≈ €7500
Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Date: Nuremberg, 1493

 

Illuminated leaf from a lithurgical Psalter with King David.

Very fine illuminated leaf from a lithurgical Psalter in Latin with the reading from the Vulgate Bible. Lines in a slightly irregular gothic hand, black ink, plummet ruli...

$7500 / ≈ €7500
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Flanders, Rhineland, or possibly England, c. 1280

 

Nova et accurata Tabula Hispaniae. . .

Second state. The map shows the geographical image introduced by Hessel Gerritsz's 1612 wall map of Spain, based on information provided by the Coimbra University profess...

$7500 / ≈ €7500
Publisher: VISSCHER, C.J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1633

 

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.
Date: Nuremberg, 1681

 

Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio.

Gerard Mercator's great world map of 1569 was condensed into double hemispherical form by his son Rumold. It first appeared in 1587 in Casaubon's edition of Strabo's Geog...

$7500 / ≈ €7500
Publisher: MERCATOR, R.
Date: Amsterdam, 1595-1609

 

Parte orientale della China.. / Parte occidentale della China. (2 sheets)

The map depicts the eastern part of China with Korea -correctly- as a peninsula. Formosa is included as well. Japan is partly visible i.e. the area of Yamaguchi, strait K...

$7500 / ≈ €7500
Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Date: Venice, 1695

 

Maris Pacifici.

From the rare Dutch text edition of the Theatrum of which according to van den Broecke only 100 copies are printed.This was the first printed map to be devoted solely to ...

$7500 / ≈ €7500
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1598

 

Dutchman and a Maruyama prostitute.

An explicit scene of a Dutchman and a Maruyama prostitute, featuring a gray-bearded westerner coupling with a courtesan. The woman protests that she doesn't understand wh...

$7500 / ≈ €7500
Publisher: CHOKOSAI EISHO
Date: Late Edo, 1790

 

Occidentalis Americae partis.

The most beautifully engraved early map of the Caribbean, including Florida and the Southeast. The map includes representations of Columbus' ships and various notes regar...

$7500 / ≈ €7500
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1594

 

Tractatorum biblicorum hoc est variarum in diversas materias biblicas commentationum... Tomus VI.

Book (tome. VI) illustrated with 3 folding maps and 9 copper-plate Biblical engravings by the German master Joseph à Montalegre, including the rare map of the double-hem...

$7500 / ≈ €7500
Publisher: ARIAS MONTANUS, B.
Date: Wustius & Andrae, Frankfurt am Main, 1696

 

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 ...

$7000 / ≈ €7000
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1584

 

Desciption de lopulente et manifique ville de Venise.

Extremely rare panoramic of Venice and neighboring islands (Murano, Burano, Torcello and Mazorbo), clearly depicting the city's architectural landmark. The surrounding l...

$7000 / ≈ €7000
Publisher: BOISSEAU, J.
Date: Paris, 1646

 

MAUREEN Shipping model of a fishing boat.

This type of fishing ships were used by the Dutch fisherman to fish for codfish, and even reached with them into the Canadian waters.Overall dimensions: 1400 x 100 x 230m...

$7000 / ≈ €7000
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Netherlands, ca. 1850

 

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...

$7000 / ≈ €7000
Publisher: SPEED, J.
Date: London, G. Humble, 1627

 

Le Isole di Sandwich delineate sulle osservazioni del Cap Cook.

FIRST EDITION on laid paper. Cassini’s splendid map depicts Sandwich islands, old name for Hawaii islands, at the end of the eighteenth century. The splendid cartouche ...

$7000 / ≈ €7000
Publisher: CASSINI, G.M.
Date: Rome, 1798

 

Chinae, olim Sinarum regionis. . .

The first printed map of China. It is signed by Ludovico Georgio, whose real name was Luis Jorge de Barbuda. He was a Portuguese Jesuit cartographer and besides that a sp...

$7000 / ≈ €7000
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1598

 

Hendrik Doeff and his dog.

Because of the scarcely of impressions from abroad many of the Nagasaki subjects, prints and paintings are copies. The lack of understanding usually makes these impressio...

$6500 / ≈ €6500
Publisher: NAGASAKI SCHOOL
Date: Nagasaki, c. 1820-1830