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Islandia.

Perhaps the most famous map of Iceland. On the south side of the island a collection of all possible sea monsters is depicted. Polar bears on ice flows and volcanoes in t...

$11000 / ≈ €10293
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1603

 


Benedict. Arias Montanus Sacrae Geographiae Tabulam Ex Antiq

THE EXTREMELY RARE FIRST STATE landmark world map, famed for its depiction of the Australian landmass.One of the earliest printed maps to depict the “terra incognita...

$21500 / ≈ €20118
Maker / Publisher: ARIAS (MONTANO), Benito:
Place & Date: Anvers 1571 /1572

 


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

First edition of this cornerstone of any collection of books on China, which is also among the rarest and most desirable of important Americana, included in Rare American...

$30000 / ≈ €28072
Maker / Publisher: DU HALDE, Jean Baptiste.
Place & Date: Paris, P. G. Le Mercier, 1735

 


[A magnificent 18 inch. (46 cm.) diameter celestial globe] URANOGRAPHIA / SYDERUM ET STELLARUM / in Singulis Syderibus conspicuarum / exhibens Delineationem accuratissimam, / qua / ex Observationibus Astronomi plane Singularis / IOHANIS HEVELII...

RARE FIRST STATE OF THIS CELESTIAL TABLE GLOBE, 46 cm in diameter, produced by Gerard and Leonard Valk at the beginning of the 18th century. The globe comprises of t...

$95000 / ≈ €88893
Maker / Publisher: VALK, G. / L.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1711