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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...

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$2100 / ≈ €1996

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Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1650

3 bids  

Die Länder Asie nach ihrer gelegenheit biß in India...

One of the earliest maps of the whole continent of Asia, published in Sebastian Münster’s "Cosmographia." The Pacific Ocean shows an archipelago of 7448 is...

Highest Bid:
$550 / ≈ €523

BidAsk spread: $999 - $1100

Publisher: MÜNSTER, S.
Date: Basle, c1574

4 bids  

Ventorum Index Figur des See-Compass... [on sheet with] Vocabulorum Geographicorum Topica Significatio...

A very unusual, striking engraving featuring a magnificent 32-point compass rose or wind rose, paired on the same page with a map of an invented coastline used to illu...

Highest Bid:
$275 / ≈ €261

BidAsk spread: $390 - $440

Publisher: BUSSEMACHER, Johann
Date: Köln, 1600

3 bids  

Politica Maramea Inglese - Rugantino - n°419 - Roma 17 Gennaio 1892.

Satirical print relating to the British Conquest of Egypt (1882), also known as Anglo–Egyptian War, between Egyptian and Sudanese forces under Ahmed ‘Urabi and the Un...

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$125 / ≈ €119

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Publisher: PERINO, E.
Date: Rome, January 17, 1892

1 bid  

Teatro Belgico. [Title page ]

Rare tile page from Teatro Belgico, showing an allegory surrounded by court members: on the lower part, seven coats of arm from the Dutch northern provinces.

Highest Bid:
$100 / ≈ €95

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Publisher: LETI, G.
Date: Amsterdam, 1690

1 bid  

[Lot of 4 portraits, including Abraham Ortelius]

The portrait of Abraham Ortelius appeared in the editions of his ‘Theatrum’ published after his death in 1598. See M.C.C. no.105.The engraver is Ph. Galle.Lot of 4 po...

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$100 / ≈ €95

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Publisher: Vrients, J.B.
Date: Antwerp, after 1598

3 bids  

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...

Highest Bid:
$51 / ≈ €48

BidAsk spread: $8000 - $11000

Publisher: VLAANDEREN, Cornelis André
Date: Bruges, Leon Burghgraeve, 1939

1 bid  

[Title Page] Atlas Sive cosmographicae Meditationes . . .

Title page from the rare Cloppenburg edition slightly larger format and more scarce edition of the Mercator/Hondius "Atlas Minor". Engraved by Pieter Van Den Ke...

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$10 / ≈ €10

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Publisher: MERCATOR, G. / CLOPPENBURGH, J.E.
Date: Amsterdam, 1630

1 bid  

[Portrait] Johannes Baptista Homann . . .

Stunning full portrait of the Imperial Geographer of the Holy Roman Empire, Johann Baptist Homann (1664-1724) who was born in the Bavarian town of Kammlach. Educated at a...

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$10 / ≈ €10

BidAsk spread: $450 - $650

Publisher: HOMANN, J.B.
Date: Nuremberg, c.1740

1 bid  

[Title page Le Neptune Francois I. Volume]

Title page featuring Neptune in a sea-chariot drawn by white horses, fleets of ships and allegorical figures of winged gods, all within an ornate border. Engraved by le P...

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$3 / ≈ €3

BidAsk spread: $400 - $750

Publisher: BERAIN, Jean.
Date: Paris, 1750

2 bids  

(Title page) Recueil Contenant des Cartes Nouvelles Dressées Sur des Morceaux.

Rare title page. Le Rouge was a military Ingenieur for fortifications. He was a map-maker for the army and Marine Royale. He was active between 1740 and 1780, in Paris at...

BidAsk spread: $100 - $150

Publisher: Le ROUGE, G.L.
Date: Paris, 1742

 

[Titlepage] Germaniae tabule geographicae.

Decorative title page to the volume of the "Atlas, Sive Cosmographicae Meditationes De Fabrica Mundi" devoted to maps of Germany. The design in a typical Manner...

BidAsk spread: $180 - $280

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

 

[Title page] Le Theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas . . .

Architectural frontage with the title and imprint printed on paste-on slips decorated by a heraldic shield, with crown and garters.

BidAsk spread: $150 - $200

Publisher: BLAEU, J./ C.
Date: Amsterdam, 1640

 

[Title page] Atlante Novissimo, illustrato ed accresciuto . . .

Decorative Venitian frontispiece from Antonio Zatta's Atlas Atlante Novissimo, illustrato ed accresciuto . . . . The outer decoration of this title page has a wealth of c...

BidAsk spread: $150 - $230

Publisher: ZATTA, A.
Date: Venice, 1785

 

[Title page] Gli Argonauti.

Very nicely engraved title page with cartographic instruments and allegorical symbols, with a globe oriented toward the Pole at the center.The engraving appeared in Coron...

BidAsk spread: $500 - $750

Publisher: CORONELLI, V. M.
Date: Venice, 1693

 

B.C. 529. Exhibiting the Empire of Cyprus.

Plate from An historical atlas: in a series of maps of the world as known at different periods constructed upon an uniform scale and colored according to the political ch...

BidAsk spread: $100 - $150

Publisher: QUIN, E.
Date: London, 1830

 

[Title cartouche from Carte de la France]

Title cartouche from "Carte de la France", prepared by Captaine and published by Pierre D. Belleyme.

BidAsk spread: $175 - $250

Publisher: DE BELLEYME, P
Date: Paris, ca. 1789

 

[Title page Atlas Universel...]

Beautiful title-frontispiece from the famous universal atlas initiated by geographers Gilles Robert and his son Didier Robert de Vaugondy, revised, corrected and enhanced...

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Publisher: ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, G.
Date: Paris, 1805

 

[Title page Atlante Novissimo Tomo I]

Title-page of Atlante Novissimo Tome 1, published by Antonio Zatta in 1779.

BidAsk spread: $150 - $250

Publisher: ZATTA, A.
Date: Venise, 1779

 

[Title page ] Carte Générale de la Monarchie Françoise, contenat l'Histoire Militaire depuis Clovis, premier Roy chrêtien, jusqu'à la quinzième année accomplie du règne de Louis XV en vingt tables enrichies de tailles-douces. . . .

Upper part engraved plate (250 x 635 mm.) with title. Lower part letter press with wood block printed border giving advertisement to the reader and an errata (190 x 610 m...

BidAsk spread: $75 - $150

Publisher: LA JAISSE. Pierre Lemau de.
Date: Paris, 1733

 

A.D. 476. The dissolution of the Western Empire.

Plate from An historical atlas: in a series of maps of the world as known at different periods constructed upon an uniform scale and colored according to the political ch...

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Publisher: QUIN, E.
Date: London, 1830

 

[Title page Atlas Minor Praecipua Orbis Terrarum Imperia, Regna Et Provincias. . .]

Title page of Atlas Minor Praecipua Orbis Terrarum Imperia, Regna Et Provincias, drawn by Georg Matheus Seutter and his son Albrecht Carl. Georg Matheus was one of the mo...

BidAsk spread: $250 - $350

Publisher: SEUTTER, M.
Date: Augsburg, 1744

 

[Title page] Galliae tabule geographicae . . .

Very fine title page by Gerard Mercator, composed of an elaborate strapwork design with the portrait of a king at top.

BidAsk spread: $100 - $200

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

 

[Lot of 4 title pages] America Tertia Pars

The beautiful frontispice of the Latin edition of Theodor de Bry's 'Grand Voyages'-  the description of the Americas - Part III,  which describes the land of Brazil bas...

BidAsk spread: $250 - $400

Publisher: Theodor de Bry
Date: Frankfurt, 1542

 

A.D. 814. Exhibiting the Empire of Charlemagne.

Plate from An historical atlas: in a series of maps of the world as known at different periods constructed upon an uniform scale and colored according to the political ch...

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Publisher: QUIN, E.
Date: London, 1830

 

[Title page] Thesauri Philo Politici pars Tertia ...

Very skillfully engraved title page from a rare work printed by Eberhard Kieser: "Thesaurus Philo-Politicus. Das ist Politisches Schatzkästlein guter Herren und bes...

BidAsk spread: $50 - $80

Publisher: MEISNER, D.
Date: Frankfurt, 1630

 

Henricus Kornmannus I.U. Doc. ex Kyrchayna cat.

Very skillfully engraved half-length portrait of Heinrich Kornmann, in frontal view, underneath an arch and with a view of Kirchhain in background and coats-of-arms in up...

BidAsk spread: $50 - $80

Publisher: MEISNER, D. / FURCK, S.
Date: Frankfurt, 1630

 

Russie Les Ordres Impériaux et Royaux et Marques d'honneurs

Extremely large, very decorative list of the medals and decorations of Russia. From an exceptionally rare lithographic work of Sperber and Herwig, printed in colors by He...

BidAsk spread: $780 - $1490

Publisher: Herwig, C. G., Sperber, A. C.
Date: Deutschland, ca 1820

 

Gerardus Mercator Imprimis nostro

Portrait of Gerard Mercator taken from " Imagines L. doctorum virorum Galle, P. Imagines L. doctorum virorum, qui bene de studiis literarum merure, cum singulorum el...

BidAsk spread: $175 - $250

Publisher: GALLE, P.
Date: Antwerp, 1595

 

[Title page Geographie moderne avec une introduction. . .]

Engraved title page and a text sheet from Jean Baptiste Louis Clouet (1730-1790) influential "Géographie Moderne" first published in 1767 and reissued in sever...

BidAsk spread: $250 - $350

Publisher: CLOUET, J. B. L.
Date: Paris, 1767

 

Russie Les Ordres Impériaux

Extremely large, very decorative list of the medals and decorations of Russia. From an exceptionally rare lithographic work of Sperber and Herwig, printed in colors by He...

BidAsk spread: $780 - $1490

Publisher: Herwig, C. G., Sperber, A. C.
Date: Germany, ca 1820