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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...

$15000 / ≈ €14036
Maker / Publisher: MONTECALERIO, Ioannis. A / GUCHEN, Maximus.
Place & Date: Turin, 1649

 


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

 


[ Hong Kong / Canton ] 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...

$12500 / ≈ €11696
Maker / Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1753

 


[Manuscript map, mounted on linen and on rollers]

With a title in the upper right corner "Carta geographica generalatus carlostatuensiscum adgacentibus confinis turcicis et venetis martinimis dolmatio istrensibus.&q...

$12000 / ≈ €11229
Maker / Publisher: Anonymous
Place & Date: Venice, c. 1700

 


De Bello Belgico, Decas PrimaDeces II.

Each volume contains an engraved title with a representation of the Netherlands and Belgium in the shape of a lion, with one paw resting on a shield bearing the title, a ...

$12000 / ≈ €11229
Maker / Publisher: STRADA, FAMIANI
Place & Date: Rome, Franciscus Corbelletus, 1632-1647

 


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

Without the separately published atlas. Lacking 2 plates in vol.2 (Obseques at p.149 and Gin seng at p.180), one plate torn without a loss (vol.1, p.230), d4 vol.1 with a...

$12000 / ≈ €11229
Maker / Publisher: DU HALDE, J.-B.
Place & Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1736

 


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

 


A new and correct map of the world.

The early eighteenth century was one of the most important periods for English cartography. One of the period's most intriguing world maps is this large-scale map which o...

$12000 / ≈ €11229
Maker / Publisher: WILLDEY, G./ PRICE, Ch.
Place & Date: London 1714

 


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

 


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 ...

$10000 / ≈ €9357
Maker / Publisher: CLOUET, J. B. L. abbé / MONDHARE, L.
Place & Date: Paris, Cadiz, 1785

 


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...

$10000 / ≈ €9357
Maker / Publisher: BREUGHEL, P.
Place & Date: Antwerp, Hieronymus Cock, 1580

 


Paskaerte Zynde t'Oosterdeel Van Oost Indien, met alle de Eylanden daer ontrendt geleegen van C. Comorin tota aen Iapan.

An eye-catching chart of Pieter Goos' sea chart of Australia, Southeast Asia, China, Japan, Korea and India. The chart shows the regions from Cape Comorin (Southern India...

$10000 / ≈ €9357
Maker / Publisher: GOOS, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1669

 


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...

$10000 / ≈ €9357
Maker / Publisher: PRISSE D'AVENNES, Achille Constant.
Place & Date: Paris, Morel, 1877

 


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 / ≈ €9357
Maker / Publisher: GUICCIARDINI, L.
Place & Date: Antwerp, Plantin, 1581

 


Rare collection of costume plates.

Rare collection of costume plates published in Augsburg by the famous publishers Martin Engelbrecht, Ioh. Georg Hertel and the Jeremias Wolff Heirs.Composition :2 plates ...

$9500 / ≈ €8889
Maker / Publisher: WOLFF, Jeremias (heirs) / ENGELBRECHT, Mart
Place & Date: Augsburg, ca. 1730

 


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 / ≈ €8889
Maker / Publisher: HONDIUS, H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1630-1633

 


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 / ≈ €8421
Maker / Publisher: CLOUET / MONDHARE
Place & Date: Paris, 1785-1788

 


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...

$9000 / ≈ €8421
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 


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 / ≈ €8421
Maker / Publisher: JACOBSZ.,Th. / DE WIDT, F.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1662

 


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 / ≈ €8421
Maker / Publisher: VLAANDEREN, Cornelis André
Place & Date: Bruges, Leon Burghgraeve, 1939

 


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 / ≈ €8421
Maker / Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Place & Date: London : Printed by the Author at his house in White-Friers, 1669

 


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

 


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 / ≈ €7486
Maker / Publisher: OLIVIER, E.
Place & Date: Péra, Istanbul, 1851

 


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 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: TAVERNIER, J.B.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 1681

 


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

 


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 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Place & Date: Venice, 1695

 


[Two vomlumes, with two Leo maps] De Bello Belgico, Decas Prima / Decas Secunda.

With 2 engraved titles of the 'Leo Belgicus', with one paw resting on a shield bearing the title, large woodcut printer's device on the colophons, and 30 richly engraved ...

$7500 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: STRADA, Famiano.
Place & Date: Rome, Franciscus Corbelletus, 1632-1647

 


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...

$7500 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: KERKHOVE, Joseph Vanden
Place & Date: Bruges, ca. 1700

 


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 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Flanders, Rhineland, or possibly England, c. 1280

 


(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 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 1493

 


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

 


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 wha...

$7500 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: CHOKOSAI EISHO
Place & Date: Late Edo, 1790

 


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 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1598

 


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...

$7500 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: DUVAL, P.
Place & Date: Paris, l'Auteur, no date ca.1669

 


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 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: VISSCHER, C.J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1633

 


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 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: MERCATOR, R.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1595-1609

 


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 for f...

$7000 / ≈ €6550
Maker / Publisher: KAEMPFER, E.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1729

 


Profil de la renomée ville et port d'Emstredam cappitalle des estats de Hollande.

Extremely rare panoramic town-view of Amsterdam seen from the river IJ.Exceptional bright, sharp example.The print is skillful copy of the print of Matthieu Merian, now w...

$7000 / ≈ €6550
Maker / Publisher: BOISSEAU, J.
Place & Date: Paris, 1647

 


Desciption de lopulente et manifique ville de Venise.

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

$7000 / ≈ €6550
Maker / Publisher: BOISSEAU, J.
Place & Date: Paris, 1646