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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 / ≈ €17779
Maker / Publisher: WAGHENAER, L.J.
Place & Date: Leyden, 1584

 


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 / ≈ €16375
Maker / Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Place & Date: Florence, 1646

 


Nocturnal in boxwood and brass.

Nocturlabe in boxwood and brass, the wheels maintained by a central nut presenting an annual calendar divided into months and days, an hour disc and a mobile alidade, the...

$15000 / ≈ €14036
Maker / Publisher: COOPER, Th.
Place & Date: England, Thomas Cooper, dated 1701

 


Nocturlabe in boxwood and brass.

Nocturlabe in boxwood and brass, the wheels maintained by a central nut presenting an annual calendar divided into months and days, an hour disc and a mobile alidade, the...

$12000 / ≈ €11229
Maker / Publisher: UNKNOWN
Place & Date: England, ca. 1700

 


Inverted nautical Compass, called "mouchard" (~ "spy")

Inverted maritime compass called "mouchard" (spy) in wood and brass, signed "A Van Vastenhoud In Amsterdam". This type of compass was found in the cap...

$8500 / ≈ €7954
Maker / Publisher: VAN VASTENHOUD, A.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1780

 


Very fine brass astronomical equinoctial ring with two brass circles.

Very fine brass astronomical equinoctial ring with two brass circles with engraved foliage decoration, signed "Jean-Baptiste-Nicolas Delure A Paris", on the han...

$8000 / ≈ €7486
Maker / Publisher: JEAN-BAPTISTE NICOLAS DELURE À PARIS
Place & Date: Paris, undated, ca. 1690

 


Vues du port de Llivourne. (set of 6 prints)

Sought-after complete suite of 6 engravings by S[tefano] Della Bella [1610-1664]. in a second state (of 2).Della Bella was born in Florence in 1610, and studied the art ...

$7500 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: BELLA, S.D.
Place & Date: 1654-1655

 


Mariner’s compass

Inverted compass called "snitch" in wood painted in imitation of tortoiseshell and brass, signed "Ing MANN Maker Water Street Liverpool".

$7500 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: MANN
Place & Date: Liverpool, ca. 1785

 


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 / ≈ €6550
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Netherlands, ca. 1850

 


Transom of a ship in gilded carved wood bearing the inscription "DUMONT- DURVILLE"

Decorative transom sign in gilded carved wood bearing the inscription "DUMONT- DURVILLE" in a foliage environment. The transom usually kept the name of the ship...

$4500 / ≈ €4211
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: France, ca. 1880

 


Hydrograhica descriptio

This very rare chart is important as the first printed sea chart of the Mediterranean coast of Spain, Gibraltar, also depicting the northern coast of Marocco.Willem Bar...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: BARENDTSZ, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, W.Blaeu, 1612

 


(Sea-chart of Catalunia, Languedoc, Provence, Cote d'Azur, Riviera, Corsica with Marseille, Cannes, Nice, Monaco.)

This very rare chart is important as the first printed sea chart of France's Mediterranean coast, also depicting Catalunya's northern coast, the Italian Cote d'Azur till ...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: BARENTSZ, Willem.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1607

 


Pascarte van Europa Beginnende vande Canael tot aen Spitbergen, en van Ysland tot aen Nova Zemla . . .

An eye-catching chart of northern Europe with a coastline from northern Russia to the Dutch English Channel in the south. Good detail on Iceland. North to the top.In the ...

$3750 / ≈ €3509
Maker / Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, after 1666

 


Zee caerte vande Sondt tvermaerste van Danemarcke . . .

A detailed chart of the coast of Denmark and its islands, Copenhagen in the center of the chart. West to the top. It is decorated by a title, scale and descriptive cartou...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: WAGHENAER, L. J.
Place & Date: Leiden, Plantijn, 1585

 


Belchrijuinghe vande zee custen van Engelandt. . .

A rare Dutch text edition of this detailed early chart of the northern coast of England. West to the top. The mileage cartouche has no Latin captures. Decorated by a colo...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: WAGHENAER, L. J.
Place & Date: Leiden, Plantijn, 1585

 


De zee cuften tufschen Dovere en Orfords nesse, daer de Teemse de Vermaerde Rivire van Lonen gelegens is. . .

A detailed chart of the English Channel coastland. Decorated by a colorful title cartouche and scale cartouche, one compass rose, several vessels and sea monsters. A very...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: WAGHENAER, L. J.
Place & Date: Leiden, Plantijn, 1585

 


Tabula Anemographica seu Pyxis Nautica.

Impressive compass rose with a fleur de lis at the center and 32 wind directions flowing from it identified in six languages, Greek, Latin, French, Dutch, Italian, and Sp...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1650

 


Beschrijvinge vande de zee Cuften va Vlanderen en Picardien. . .

DUTCH TEXT EDITION. A detailed chart of the coast of Flanders and Normandy decorated by a large colorful baroque title cartouche, and the coat of arms of Flanders with a ...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: WAGHENAER, L. J.
Place & Date: Leiden, Plantijn, 1585

 


Early 19th century magnetic dry card compass with wooden bowl,

Brass dry rose marine compass, in its mahogany case. The mariner's compass, which enabled mariners to know the direction in which they were sailing, has always been one o...

$2900 / ≈ €2714
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: ca. 1800

 


Pascaerte van Brazil en Nieu Nederlandt van Cuorvo en Flores.

A rare chart of the Atlantic Ocean from the first edition of Hendrick Doncker's Zee-Atlas, of which no surviving example is known.Although the idea of its unusual coverag...

$2750 / ≈ €2573
Maker / Publisher: DONCKER, H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1658

 


A ship's hour glass.

Maritime hourglass with blown glass bulbs, orange sand, junction ring covered with cord, the circular ebony frame with six turned baluster columns. The invention of the ...

$2400 / ≈ €2246
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Germany, ca. 1750

 


A cordiform - heart-shaped - horary quadrant marked with Gunter scales.

A small and charming but very fine heart-shaped horary quadrant marked with Gunter scales. The scales are very finely engraved on both sides.The quadrant was a very pract...

$2200 / ≈ €2059
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: ca. 1720-1760

 


Saique batiment dont les turcs se servent. . .

A very decorative engraving of a Turkish vessel. From Mortier's famous maritime Atlas "Neptune François". Engraved by Jan van Vianen after a design by Henri Sb...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: MORTIER, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1690

 


Boats of the Friendly Islands. [together with] A Sailing Canoe of Otaheite.

Early view of Queen charlotte's sound, taken from "Views in the South Seas" being a very important and early views depicting scenes encountered while employed a...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: WEBBER, J.
Place & Date: London, Boydell and Co., 1808

 


Pascaerte Van't Westelyckste der Middelandsche Zee. . .

An eye-catching chart of the western part of the Mediterranean Sea.Pieter Goos (ca. 1616-1675) was one of the most important cartographer, engraver, publisher and print s...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: GOOS, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1666

 


Vaisseau du premier rang portant pavillon d'amiral.

Fine double-page engraved plate of a naval vessel, with the various parts of the ship numbered and identified. From Mortier's "Neptune François". From Mortier'...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: MORTIER, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1695

 


Currus Veliferi Illmi. Pr. Mauritii Nassouvii. (Prince Maurits' sailing-carriage, designed by Simon Stevin. )

Prince Maurits' sailing carriages had been designed by Simon Stevin. The Prince, always accessible to new inventions of his old instructor, could not please the foreign a...

$1800 / ≈ €1684
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1649

 


A ship's hour glass.

Maritime hourglass with blown glass bulbs, orange sand, junction ring covered with cord, the circular ebony frame with six turned baluster columns.The invention of the ho...

$1750 / ≈ €1638
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: The Netherlands, Germany, ca. 1750

 


A ship's hour 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 / ≈ €1638
Maker / Publisher: The Low Countries
Place & Date: ca. 1790

 


Compass.

A very nicely crafted sloop compass in original box. The compass is gimbaled and is executed in beautiful red copper. Made and signed by F.J. Kloos & Son of Rotterdam...

$1500 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: KLOOS, F.J.
Place & Date: Rotterdam, 1850-1875

 


Coupe d'une galère avec ses proportions - Quille d'une Galere sur le chantier.

Fine double-page engraved plate of a cutaway of a standard late 17th-century French galley with a detailed legend of parts (in French). Below is a representation of the k...

$1500 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: MORTIER, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1695

 


Marine parallel rulers in brass.

Very fine marine parallel rulers in brass. The parallel ruler is the oldest and most traditional way to measure and trace routes and bearings. The principle is simple: t...

$1500 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Paris, ca. 1880

 


Insulae de Cabo Verde olim Hesperides sive .. Zoute Eylanden.

Original copper engraving, hand colored in outline, when published. Double page chart covering detailed the Cap Verde Islands in the Atlantic Ocean (Isla de San Antonia, ...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1655

 


Paskaert vande Bocht van Vranckrijck Biscajen. . .

An eye-catching chart of the coast of Bretagne from Brest running south till the coast of Biscay in Northern Spain.Including the towns of Ferrol in the west, Gijon, Santa...

$700 / ≈ €655
Maker / Publisher: GOOS, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, after 1666

 


Compass.

A sloop compass in the original wooden box with lit. The compass with floating rose (Cardan system). Slung in gimbals, the east point is decorated and graduated in half ...

$650 / ≈ €608
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: c. 1890-1900

 


Cust van Hollant Tussen de Maes ende Texel.

Uncommon chart of the coast of Holland, including the southern tip of Texel. East at the top. Two fine compass cards, soundings and a large Bree Veerthien offshore.Piete...

$600 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: GOOS, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1666

 


New York Ferry Boat. (Bac à vapeur de New York).

A very decorative print showing the New York Ferry Boat "Fulton," published by Currier & Ives. The Ferry boat "Fulton" sails to the right. A singl...

$550 / ≈ €515
Maker / Publisher: CURRIER / IVES.
Place & Date: New York, ca. 1875

 


De Texel Stroom met de gaten vant Marsdiep. [with] Caarte van De Mase ende het Goereesche Gat.

Two decorative charts on one sheet, one depicting Texel and the entrance of the Zuider Zee with an inset showing the north coast of West-Friesland, the other depicting th...

$500 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: GOOS, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1660

 


Steel compass with a gilded radiating pattern.

Steel compass with a gilded radiating pattern.Provenance : Collection Henri-Claude Randier.

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: ca. 1760

 


Echelle pour trouver les jours de la semaine. . . / Scale om de Dagen van de Week te vinden. . . / Scale to find the Days of the Week. . .

Fine engraved plate showing eight different scales with explications in French, Dutch and English.Scale om de dagen van de week, de verschietende feest-dagen, de maan-tyd...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: MORTIER, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1695

 


L'escadre alliée bombarde les forts extérieurs de Sébastopol. (18 octobre 1854)

Beautiful Crimean War lithography by Becquet after a painting by Louis Le Breton. The print illustrates the ships "Fort Constantin", "la ville de Paris&quo...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: LANGLUME./ LE BRETON, L.
Place & Date: Paris, 1860

 


AFFAIRES D'ORIENT Départ des Grenadiers de la Garde Anglaise, à bord du Steamer transatlantique l'Orenoco. . .

Beautiful lithography of the British steamboat "l'Orenoco" departure from Southampton in May 1854, with soldiers leaving for the Crimean War. After a design Lou...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: LEBRETON, L.
Place & Date: Paris, Lemercier, c.1860

 


Virulus marinus. Cete (Whale and whaling scene)

Whale and whaling scene, set against a mountainous landscape in the manner of Pieter Brueghel the Elder. Plate number 1. The engraving is copied after Adrian Collaert pla...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: COLLAERT, Adriaen (after)
Place & Date: Antwerp, after 1598

 


Faber piscis, Asellus minor, Conger, Alburinus. (Piscium Vivæ Icones - Fish)

Depiction of Faber piscis, Asellus minor, Conger, Alburinus. Fish set against a mountainous landscape in the manner of Pieter Brueghel the Elder. Plate number 14. The eng...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: COLLAERT, Adriaen (after)
Place & Date: Antwerp, after 1598

 


Glaucus, Cantharus, Salpa, Rarus. (Piscium Vivæ Icones - Fish)

Depiction of Glaucus, Cantharus, Salpa, Rarus. Fish set against a mountainous landscape in the manner of Pieter Brueghel the Elder. Plate number 12. The engraving is copi...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: COLLAERT, Adriaen (after)
Place & Date: Antwerp, after 1598

 


Gladius piscis, Galeus piscis, Araneus, Mugil. (Piscium Vivæ Icones - Fish)

Depiction of Gladius piscis, Galeus piscis, Araneus, Mugil. Fish set against a mountainous landscape in the manner of Pieter Brueghel the Elder. Plate number 15. The engr...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: COLLAERT, Adriaen (after)
Place & Date: Antwerp, after 1598

 


(Ships on full sea)

A fine engraving of different sailing vessels at full sea.From the French text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706)...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: MALLET, A.M.
Place & Date: Paris, 1683

 


DU GLOBE TERRESTRE - Figure XC. 253

Finely engraved plate of various types of sailing ships.From the French text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), ...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: MALLET,A.M.
Place & Date: Paris, 1683

 


Carro, che uà à vela Su le Piagge di Schevelingue.

Italian version of Prince Maurits' sailing carriage designed by Simon Stevin. The big sailing-carriage could seat 28 persons and could reach a speed of seven miles per ho...

$150 / ≈ €140
Maker / Publisher: CORONELLI, V.
Place & Date: Venice, 1707

 


(Shipping)

Finely etched depiction of a vessel, with a lettered key. With explanatory text on verso.From the French text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By All...

$125 / ≈ €117
Maker / Publisher: MALLET, A.M.
Place & Date: Paris, 1683

 


GALERE

Miniature view of a galley. From the French text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 1683. By Allain Manneson Mallet (1630-1706), a well travelled military en...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: MALLET, A.M.
Place & Date: Paris, 1683

 


(Des Galeres - Shipping scene)

Miniature view of a vessel, showing the various types of sails. With key list in upper left corner.From the French text edition of Description d'Univers.. (5 volumes), 16...

$100 / ≈ €94
Maker / Publisher: MALLET, A.M.
Place & Date: Paris, 1683

 


Muitery op het O:I: Comp. schip Barbestein in Duins.

Anonymous engraving of a mutiny of the VOC ship Barbestein .

$75 / ≈ €70
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Amsterdam c.1790