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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

 


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

 


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

 


Globe, Miniature, Terrestrial Pocket Globe in Celestial Case

A pocket globe, of typical form, the terrestrial globe with engraved hand-colored gores, having holes at the poles but no axis pins (as issued). The globe is contained wi...

$6500 / ≈ €6082
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: London, ca. 1780

 


[Collection of six maps of Australia and New Zealand.]

Collection of maps including 6 engraved maps by 19th century German, French and English cartographers depicting Australia and New Zealand.This made to order atlas contain...

$6500 / ≈ €6082
Maker / Publisher: Dumoulin-Dumont d'Urville / Kiepert, H./ Weiland, C.F.
Place & Date: Germany, 1832-1852

 


Occidentalis Americae partis.

The most beautifully engraved early map of the Caribbean, including Florida and the Southeast. The map includes representations of Columbus' ships and various notes regar...

$6500 / ≈ €6082
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1594

 


Americae Pars Magis Cognita. Chorographia nobilis & opulentae Peruanae Provinciae, atque Brasiliae, . . . MDXCII

First state. Although a map of South America it does include much of what is now the southern United States. There are two elaborate, strap-work cartouches with the one a...

$6500 / ≈ €6082
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1592

 


Reiß in das Gelobte Land ... Mit nach dreyen andern Reißbeschreibungen vermehret, und schönen Kupfern gezieret.

Very rare first illustrated edition of collected travel accounts by citizens of Zürich, containing : Hans Jacob Amman, "Narrative of a trip to Palestine". The ...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: AMMANN, Hans Jacob
Place & Date: Zürich, M. Schauffelberger Erbin, 1678

 


Globe terrestre d'après les découvertes..

Attractive and large (height 112cm) library globe by a prominent Paris globe maker, with a brass meridian circle, horizon ring and hour ring, supported by four brass quad...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: BERTAUX.
Place & Date: Paris, ca. 1885

 


A fine bronze cannon.

Cannon built up of two truncated conusses, differing in size, the steps marked by mouldings shaped as flat bands preceded by ogees: base ring similar; breech with ogee-sh...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: V.O.C.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1755

 


New Yok entworfen von D.F. Sotzmann. Hamburg bey Carl Ernst Bohn 1799 . . . NO.VII

An extremely rare map of New York prepared by Daniel Friedrich Sotzmann for Christopher Ebeling's "Erdbeschreibung von Amerika", a project ended after only ten ...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: SOTZMANN, D.F.
Place & Date: Hamburg, Carl Ernst Bohn, 1799

 


Moscovia urbs Metropolis totius Russiae Albae.

Detailed bird's-eye town-plan of Moscow from Janssonius' rare townbook. With a key (1-20) to important spots in town. The verso has French text and originates from Jansso...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1657

 


Paris.

A spectacular panoramic view of Paris, with legends numbered from 1-70 in French. With the title in a banderol.After a design by Friedrich Bernhard Werner (1690-1776) who...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: WOLFF, J.
Place & Date: Augsburg, ca. 1740

 


Theatrum praecipuarum urbium Ducatus Brabantiae. / bound with : [Hogenbergs Geschichtsblätter].

Volume including two series :1st series : [Schut, Pieter Hendricksz]. Theatrum praecipuarum urbium Ducatus Brabantiae… Illustrated with an engraved title page and 43 pl...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: [SCHUT, Pieter Hendricksz.] / VISSCHER, N. J.
Place & Date: (Amsterdam), N. Visscher, 1657 / Cologne, 1566-1579

 


Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.

The first map of China ever to appear in a Western atlas, west to the top. The first state without "las Philiooinas" somewhere in 1587 added to the plate. When ...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1584

 


La nuova Zelanda delineate sulle ultima osservazioni del Capitan Cook.

First edition on laid paper Cassini’s splendid early map of New Zealand, being the most decorative version of Captain Cook's map of New Zealand, published in the very s...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: CASSINI, G.M.
Place & Date: Rome, 1798

 


Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula.

A beautifully decorative world map taken from the 'English Atlas' by Moses Pitt and Steven Swart, based on an earlier engraved world map by Pieter van den Keere ca. 1630,...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: PITT, M. / SWART, S. / JANSSONIUS VAN WAESBERGHE,
Place & Date: Oxford, 1680

 


Histoire des Plantes qui naissent aux environs d'Aix et dans plusieurs autres endroits de la Provence.

One of the most attractive early French local floras, with delightful engraved plates. The work describes the flora of the Provence, especially the plants growing near Ai...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: GARIDEL, P.J.
Place & Date: Aix, J. David, 1715

 


Morokoshi Meisho Zue [Illustrated Description of Famous Sites of China].

Published in Osaka, Kawachiya Genhichiro, et al. [8 book sellers], slightly later issue but apparently in Edo period, using all the same woodblocks of original first edit...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: OKADA GYUKUZAN, OKA YUGAKU, OHARA TOYA MINSEI
Place & Date: Osaka, Edo, slightly later than Bunka 3, year of the tiger - 1806

 


Novi Belgii novae que Angliae nec non partis Virginiae..

The third state with Fort Kassimier and Philadelphia and nearby placenames added. To the south the Dutch colony of Nieu Amstel. New nomenclature and a key appear around t...

$5750 / ≈ €5380
Maker / Publisher: VISSCHER, N.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1684

 


Madrid.

Extremely rare town-view of Madrid. Engraved by Francesco Ambrosi.With a second title in lower part "Madrid Ciudad Capital Del Reyno D'Espana y real corte de los rey...

$5700 / ≈ €5334
Maker / Publisher: AMBROSI, Fr.
Place & Date: Bassano del Grappa, c.1780

 


A fan combining views of Hong Kong (right), Canton (center), and Macau.

The fan shows nice images of Macau, Hong Kong and Canton on onside and on verso a garden with 45 characters welcoming a rider on his white horse. Their clothes are height...

$5500 / ≈ €5146
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: China, ca. 1850-1860

 


Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio.

This is the second copperplate of Ortelius' map showing the western hemisphere, showing the prominent bulge in the South American coastline. An important map because of i...

$5500 / ≈ €5146
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1579

 


Het gezandtschap der Neerlandtsche Oost-Indische Compagnie, aan den grooten Tartarischen Cham, Den tegenwoordigen Keizer van China. . .

Third edition of this beautifully illustrated work on China. The first edition was published in 1665.Jan Nieuhof was a "Dutch traveler and adventurer" (1618-72)...

$5500 / ≈ €5146
Maker / Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, W. Waasberge, 1693

 


Ch'onha chido.[Atlas of all under Heaven]

A late 18th century Ch'onha chido atlas with 13 woodblock maps showing the World, China, Korea, Japan, Okinawa, and the 8 provinces. The seas are in black.

$5500 / ≈ €5146
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Korea, ca. 1760

 


Parliamentary Papers - Foreign Office - Annual Series - Diplomatic and Consular Reports on Trade and Finance.

Very scarce - Only for the British Parliament and the British Crown printed - and not for the trade! Accounts about the Korean country during the time span of the last th...

$5500 / ≈ €5146
Maker / Publisher: FOREIGN OFFICE
Place & Date: London, Harrison and Sons, 1882-1906

 


[ Manuscript map of the Ligurian coast from Pietra to Genova ].

Very detailed French manuscript map of the Ligurian coast from Pietra and Finale, Savone to Genoa with the Maritime Alps in the background. The Liguria coast borders to n...

$5300 / ≈ €4959
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: France, ca. 1790-1800

 


Constantinopolitanae urbis effigies ad vivum expressa.

A rare panoramic town-view of Istanbul with over the whole length of the lower part 3 columns of poems in Latin, Dutch and French and a numbered key 1-29 to the principal...

$5200 / ≈ €4866
Maker / Publisher: DANCKERTS, D.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1660

 


[MANUSCRIPT] Carte nouvelle de la Crimée et des pays circonvoisins.

A beautiful manuscript map on paper. Showing the northern part of the Black Sea region with Crimea.Interesting are the border lines of "New Serbia", shown in th...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: ca. 1752-1764

 


Account of a voyage of discovery to the west coast of Corea.

BRITAIN'S FIRST ACCURATE ACCOUNT OF KOREA & OKINAWANS. With an appendix containing charts and various hydrographical and scientific notices by captain Basil Hall and ...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: HALL,B.
Place & Date: London, 1818

 


Recueil de divers voyages faits en Afrique et en l'Amerique, qui n'ont point esté encore publiez.

First edition of this collection of significant and interesting voyages, edited by a scholar and book collector who served in the employ of Louis XIV before being appoint...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: JUSTEL, H.
Place & Date: Paris, Louis Billaine, 1674

 


Asia secunda pars in forma Pegasi.

UNRECORDED PLATE or STATE. Asia depicted as the flying horse Pegasus. Below the depiction 3 lines of engraved Latin text. Double page copper engraved map from Heinrich B...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Place & Date: Brunswick, ca. 1635

 


Bunken Edo oezu. [Tokyo]

Based on map by Ochikochi Doin. Oriented with north to the right. An extraordinary wood block-printed town-plan now-a-day Tokyo, and a fine example of Edo cartography. Th...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: SUHARAYA MOHE
Place & Date: Edo, ca. 1803

 


The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (Edward Fitzgerald translation)

Edward FitzGerald, an outstanding writer who has done more than anyone to popularise English poetry. His best-known work, The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (1859), began by be...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: SMITH, B.
Place & Date: England, ca. 1930

 


(EUROPE).

A woodcut colored map of northern and central Europe. The first modern map of the area. Second printed map of the North, after the woodcut map published in the 'Ulm' Ptol...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 1493

 


Nova Orbis Tabula in Lucem edita A.F.de Wit.

According to Shirley, De Wit's map is one of the most attractive of its time. The brilliant scenes in the corners combine images of the four seasons, the elements, and th...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: DE WIT, F.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1680

 


Amstelodamum, Celebre Emporium Forma Plana.

Second state of this rare and decorative plan of Amsterdam with Visscher's imprint. With a panoramic view seen from the IJ and further insets of Council House, The Exchan...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: VISSCHER, Claes Jansz.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, c. 1636

 


Chinae, olim Sinarum regionis. . .

The first printed map of China. It is signed by Ludovico Georgio, whose real name was Luis Jorge de Barbuda. He was a Portuguese Jesuit cartographer and besides that a sp...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1598

 


Nouvelle carte des mers comprises entre le détroit de Banca et P°. Timon avec la partie orientale du détroit de Malacca.

Important French chart of the tip of Malaysia with Singapore. Latitude and longitude scales, compass rose and system of rhumb lines, soundings near coast and in bay areas...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.
Place & Date: Paris, 1745

 


Carte des Isles du Japon Esquelles est remarque la Route..

This uncommon map of Japan, which is on a fairly large scale, contains comments about the nature of the country. For instance, Ocsaqui (Okazaki, near Nagoya) is said to h...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: TAVENIER, J.B.
Place & Date: Paris 1679