Browse Listings in Cartographic Curiorities

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Mercurius.

Mercury holding a caduceus and riding in a chariot drawn by two birds on the clouds in the sky, an extensive landscape with a harbour with goods being loaded and unloaded...

Estimate: $600 - $750
$750 / ≈ €652

Publisher: DE VOS, M. after
Date: Antwerp, 1585

 

Lapis polaris magnes.

This is a plate from a series of twenty prints illustrating new inventions and discoveries (Nova Reperta) after Jan van der Straet. On image, bottom right: 'Ion. Stradanu...

Estimate: $600 - $850
$850 / ≈ €739

Publisher: STRADANUS, Johannes / COLLAERT, Jan (II).
Date: Antwerp, Philips Galle, c. 1590

 

ABRAHAMUS ORTELIUS ANTVERPIANUS Orteli dum proponis spectantibus Orbem, Quam tua delectant structa Theatra homines! . . .

Portrait of Abraham Ortelius (Abraham Ortel), famous cartographer born in Antwerp and after studying Greek, Latin and mathematics set up business there with his sister, a...

Estimate: $350 - $400
$450 / ≈ €391

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Antwerp, c.1595

 

Christophorus Columus Ligur Indiarum Prim invet A°1492

Very decorative portrait of Christopher Columbus (c. 31 October 1451 – 20 May 1506), engraved by Theodor de Bry (1528-1593) and published in Jean Jacques Boissard, &quo...

Estimate: $450 - $500
$500 / ≈ €435

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt a.M. 1597 - 1599

 

[Title page] Perspective die hooch-gheroemde conste..

Title page from Perspective, Dat is, de hooch-gheroemde conste eens schijnende in oft door-siende ooghen-ghesichtespunt ... (&c.) by Hans, or Johannes Vredeman de Vri...

Estimate: $100 - $120
$120 / ≈ €104

Publisher: VREDEMAN DE VRIES, J. / HONDIUS, H.
Date: Leiden, 1604

 

[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...

Estimate: $3000 - $4000
$4000 / ≈ €3477

Publisher: BESLER, Basilius (1561-1629)
Date: Nuremberg, ca 1613

 

Dutch Trade Bead.

An extremely rare necklace made from authentic early 17th C. glass beads produced in the Netherlands. This rare and early Dutch Trade beads is built up from irregularly b...

Estimate: $2000 - $2200
$2200 / ≈ €1912

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Middelburg, before 1623

 

[Title page] Gerardus Mercator natus Iudocus Hondius. . .

Arguably the finest engraved portrait of early map makers. In the well-executed design, Gerard Mercator and Jodocus Hondius are seated within an architectural cartouche o...

Estimate: $1200 - $1800
$1800 / ≈ €1565

Publisher: MERCATOR,G./ HONDIUS,J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 

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

 

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