Lo Stati Presente di Tutti i Paesi e Popoli del Mondo..
This most uncommon work provides an interesting focus on the dissemination of the outline of Japan provided by Kaempfer. Beside the description of Japan, the book include...
Date: Venice, 1734
Planiglobii Terrestris - Mappe-Monde...
Word map in double hemisphere. In center two smaller hemispheres of the north and south pole are shown. Two interesting diagrams depict the earth as it would be seen from...
Date: Nuremberg, 1746
DELFT. Delphium urbs Hollandiae cultissima. . .
A bird's-eye view of the town of Delft. From the first Dutch translation of Guicciardini's description of the Netherlands. In this town-plan, three buildings, still domin...
Date: Amsterdam, 1612
A bird's-eye view of the town. With extensive shipping in the foreground. From "Topographia Germaniae Inferioris". Matthäus Merian, the leading German illust...
Date: Frankfurt, 1659
Tractus Littorales Guineae a Promontorio Verde usque ad sinum Catenbelae.
Chart of the West coast of Africa from Mauritania up to Angola. In top centre a very decorative title cartouche.
Date: Amsterdam, 1675
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...
Date: Paris 1679
Vue de Gattweick et de l'embouchure du Rhin, dans la Mer du Nord.
Very decorative view of Katwijk. Signed lower right, Louis Bleuler au chateau de Laufen . Original design by Louis Bleuer. This gouache was the model for his aquatint in ...
Peregrinationis Divi Pauli Typus corographicus. . .
A splendid map depicting the travels of Paulus. With two fine scenes in top. Showing the countries along the Mediterranean, including Cyprus and Italy. A first edition wi...
Date: Antwerp, 1595
This is the most modern of Ortelius' maps of the Holy Land. It focuses specifically on the Holy Land and is oriented with east of the top. Ortelius used as a model the wa...
Date: Antwerp, 1603
Tabula Ducatus Brabantiae.
Detailed map orientated west to the top.
Date: Amsterdam, 1680