Joop Schafthuizen is a Dutch artist known for his prints. He inspired some of the books written by his partner, the famous writer Gerard Reve. "Kunst is allemaal fla...
Publisher: SCHAFTHUIZEN, J. / REVE G.
Date: Rotterdam, 1976
Fine oriental miniature of an erotic scene of an Chinese couple engaged in amorous pursuit. Quin Dynasty, late 19th. century.This type of Chinese erotic paintings, usuall...
Date: China, ca. 1880
Fine oriental miniature of an erotic scene of an Indian couple. Drawing, brush and gouache on ivory panel, late 19th/ early 20th cent.
Publisher: ORIENTAL MINIATURE
Date: India, ca. 1900
Fine oriental miniature of an erotic scene of an Japanese looking couple. Drawing, brush and gouache on ivory panel, late 19th/ early 20th cent.
Fine oriental miniature of an erotic scene of an Indian couple with a landscape in the back. Drawing, brush and gouache on ivory panel, late 19th/ early 20th cent.
Publisher: ORIENTAL MINIATURE
Date: Iran, India, ca. 1900
SUPERB SET of eight remarkable free miniatures, presenting couples in natural decorations. The miniatures are painted in Iran or India in late 19th - early 20th century]....
Publisher: IRAN or INDIA
Date: Iran, India, ca. 1900
Showing a tiger tamer with two tigers who apparently have more interest in his erotic, scarily dressed assistance.
Date: ca. 1950
An unusual hand drawn map of Formosa with an inset plan ‘My hunting place’. The map has the major cities marked in red ink and was made during Japanese occupation. Th...
Publisher: YANO, Y.
Date: Chiayi, Formosa, ca. 1940
A charming view of Floridian natives with bow and arrow.Title in curtain draped at top. French text on verso.From the original 1683 text edition of "Description d'Un...
Publisher: MANESSON MALLET, A.
Date: Paris, 1683
A charming little map of the islands of Cuba and Jamaica with on the horizon the tip of Florida and to the South and West part of the coast of Mexico. Two fleets of ships...
Fine miniature, presenting a couple in love making position, set on a balcony with in a landscape in the background. The miniature has been painted in India in late 19th ...
Date: India, ca. 1900
Fine miniature, presenting a couple in love making position. The miniature has been painted in India in early 20th century. The miniature is 165 x 110 mm, painted in oil ...
Date: India, ca. 1920
This image also appears on the Christmas cover of the magazine in 1900. This is the version before the magazine boilerplate was added, but "this black-and-white vers...
Publisher: MUCHA, A.
Date: Paris, ca. 1899
A charming and delightful hand colored etching in the grand French style of the early nineteenth century from "Musee Grotesque No. 20" : La Curiosite punie, ave...
Publisher: MALOEUVRE, Pierre
Date: Paris, ca. 1816-1820
A risqué but delightful French engraving produced in the late eighteenth century. It is simply titled The Curious, and shows a young lady lying on her side on a divan, w...
Publisher: BAUDOUIN / MALEUVRE.
Date: Paris, ca. 1790
Very rare first illustrated edition of collected travel accounts by citizens of Zürich, containing : Hans Jacob Amman, "Narrative of a trip to Palestine". The ...
Publisher: AMMANN, Hans Jacob
Date: Zürich, M. Schauffelberger Erbin, 1678
Poster showing the different time zones.
Date: Paris, ca. 1930
A leaf from a Medieval Antiphonal or Choir Missal for Spanish use, in Latin on extremely heavy vellum. Justification: 360x246mm. Text is in Spanish rounded Gothic hand (R...
Date: Sevilla, ca.1520
Lithograph poster for by Les Fils de Peugeot Fréres made by EUGENE VAVASSEUR (1863-1949). Peugeot began production as a maker of various household goods, especially item...
Publisher: VAVASSEUR, E.
Date: Paris, 1896
A lithographic cartoon showing two tradesmen conversing. One says to the other: "Eh! Well jocker you're not working anymore!" "I have colic!" says the...
Date: Paris, ca 1840
Beautiful cover page made by the surrealist master Mirò in typical bright colors. This is an original color lithograph from the magazine "Derrière le miroir" ...
Publisher: MIRO, J.
Date: Paris, 1971
Etching in brown ink on cream laid paper by Albert Besnard (1849–1934) of a young naked woman with feathered turban. Inscribed below the borderline: (left) “A. Besnar...
Publisher: BESNARD, A.
Date: Paris, 1910
Rare poster printed on vellum paper, numbered 22/90 and signed in pencil by the artist. This poster is a brilliant example of contemporary art made by Peter Klasen. Peter...
Publisher: KLASEN, P.
Date: Paris, ca. 1973
This is an original lithography for the Revue Verve, printed on arches for "Le Cirque" (The circle).Verve is an artistic and literary review founded in Paris in...
Publisher: LEGER, F.
Date: Paris, 1950
Original colored lithograph from the magazine "Revue Verve" number 37/38. Printed in 6500 copies. From the series "La Bible" (The Bible). Printed for ...
Publisher: CHAGALL, M.
Date: Paris, 1956
Propaganda mini anti-capitalism poster published in Russia during The Cold War. By the 1960’s and 1970’s, outrageous practices in Soviet bureaucracy flourished. Poor ...
Publisher: THE FIGHTING PENCILS
Date: Leningrad, 1974
Certificate of regular vaccination against smallpox, issued by a Doctor of Philosophy and Medicine in the "Département de la Manche" (Normandy).Smallpox vaccin...
Publisher: Royaume de France.
Date: 16th May, 1818
To the left a map of Turkey. Oriented with west at bottom. Right side of sheet contains a map of northern Egypt showing the Nile River delta, and a map the vicinity of Tu...
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1570-1609
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...
Publisher: VISSCHER, C.J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1633
Engraved by Varin after Moreau Jr. The print shows a lightning spectacle held in Reims on 27 August 1765.
Publisher: MOREAU LE JEUNE.
Date: Paris, 1771
30 compositions by Bonnard, mostly printed in colors, integrated with and surrounding the texts and musical passages. Publisher’s dec. boards, with full-cover illustrat...
Publisher: BONNARD, Pierre & TERRASSE, Claude.
Date: Paris, 1893
Detailed map of the region bounded by the Black Sea, Georgia, the Caspian, Uzbekistan, The Indian Ocean, Saudi Arabia (here called \"Arabie Heureuse\"), Egypt a...
Publisher: SANTINI, P.
Date: Venise, 1778
A very detailed map of the region stretching from the Caucasus, Armenia, through Afghanistan an the Arabian Desert to the Indus River.
Publisher: L\'ISLE, G. de.
Date: Paris, 1724
Farne and Holy Islands off the coast of Northumberland. The Abbey, the Old Fort and the town are clearly marked. - German text edition.
Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1646
Decorated with a cartouche showing the coats of arms of Zeeland, Holland, Utrecht, Friesland, Groningen and Overijssel. T.C. Lotter married M. Seutter's daughter in 1740 ...
Publisher: LOTTER, T. C.
Date: Augsburg, ca.1760
Rare and beautiful lithography on tinted grounds, by T.S. Boys, showing Seraglio point, as seen from the Tower of Galata. Drawn by Th. E. Thrupp and published by Hogarth.
Publisher: BOYS, T. S.
Date: Londres, J. Hogarth, ca. 1860
Decorative title page by G.-L. Le Rouge, who was lieutenant in the regiment of Saxe before establishing himself as publisher, compiler and editor of maps at the rue des G...
Publisher: LE ROUGE, G.-L.
Date: Paris, 1743
Lithograph by Bernard Schmidt representing the tomb of sultan Ibn Qalaoun, founder of the mamluk dynasty during the 13th century. The tomb has some rich stained glass and...
Publisher: PRISSE D'AVENNES, E.
Date: Paris, 1877
Lithograph by Fichou. From the author's "L'Art Arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire...". Emile Prisse d'Avennes, Orientalist & Muslim convert, obsessive in...
Contents of the Book of Hours : 1. ff. 2-7 : calender. In red and brown ink. Justification 115 x 75 mm. 2. ff. 8-11 : 4 passages des Evangiles :
- Saint Jean 1, 1-1...
Publisher: BOOKS OF HOURS
Large paper copy, printed on quarto format (210x235mm.) on heavy paper. Illustrated with 360 engraved plates, many by Jean-Jerome Baugean. Without the large folding map....
Date: Paris, 1817
A personal gift, only made for the trustees of the V.O.C. The silver plate was probably made by Drick van Hengel and Company because an entry in the diary of mintmaster J...
Publisher: HÉRISSANT, Ve.
Date: Paris, 1787
Wall map of Asia printed in chromo lithography. Published by "Stich und Druck der lith. Anst. Von Leopold Kraatz in Berlin". Physical map showing the Asian cont...
Publisher: KIEPERT, Heinrich.
Date: Berlin, D. Reimer, 1873
School wall map of Germany, Poland, Low Counties, Bohemia printed in chromo lithography with contemporary hand coloring to borders. Published by "Stich und Druck der...
Publisher: KIEPERT, H.
Date: Berlin, Dieter Reimer, 1878
Charming manuscript atlas with 6 maps, pen and ink and water color, showing France, Europe, Africa, Palestine, North America and South America.The atlas is done by a youn...
Date: France, 1835
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...
Publisher: JUSTEL, H.
Date: Paris, Louis Billaine, 1674
Edition without date. Variant edition containing three parts : "Cartes géographiques dressées pour bien entendre les Historiens… / La Chronologie en plusieurs Ta...
Publisher: DUVAL, P.
Date: Paris, l'Auteur, no date ca.1669
Decorative engraving representing a citrus fruit. Taken from the book "Hesperides sive de malorum aureorum" by Giovan Battista Ferrari (Italian botanist, 1584-1...
Publisher: FERRARI, G. B.
Date: Rome, Scheus, 1646
Rare, wall map of America in 2 sheets, after R. Bonne. With 3 inset maps of Hispaniola, Martinique and Hudson Bay. Beautiful title cartouche depicting a Native American l...
Publisher: BONNE, R. / LATTRÉ, J.
Date: Paris, 1788
Bird-eye view of Paris,with key to the different locations.
Publisher: DE LA FEUILLE, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1696
Third edition of "Géographie" by Ptolemy and published in Strasbourg. Illustrated with 50 maps engraved in wood. One of the more important maps is showing the ...
Publisher: PTOLEMEE, C. / FRIES. L.
Date: Strasbourg, J. Grüninger, 1522
Interesting atlas printed during the French Revolution (1789-1799) by Ph. Dezauche. The title cartouche of the newly made map (6bis) "Carte de France, suivant sa nou...
Publisher: L'ISLE, G. de. / BUACHE / DEZAUCHE.
Date: Paris, Dezauche, De L'Isle et Buache, 1789-1799
This is the first atlas of Gerard Valk, publisher, engraver and manufacturer of globes in Amsterdam. The latter joined in 1673 Petrus Schenck for the publication of maps....
Publisher: VALK, G.
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1711
The book was a popular work that was reprinted over many years and in a number of languages, the La Relationi was a geographical and political discourse on the world. Not...
Publisher: D'ANANIA, G.L.
Date: Venice, Andrea Muschio, 1596
Rare road map of Portugal in a scale of ca 1:470000. At the bottom right and left legends in Portuguese and French. Engraved by Romão Eloy de Almeida, who was a Portugue...
Publisher: DE ALMEIDA, R.E.
Date: Lisbone, 1808
Nice drawing of a stronghold Ste Marguerite. The Île Sainte-Marguerite is the largest of the Lérins Islands, about half a mile off shore from the French Riviera town of...
Publisher: PAUTY, E.
Date: France, Provence, after 1960
Whale and whaling scene, set against a mountainous landscape in the manner of Pieter Brueghel the Elder. Plate number 1. The engraving is copied after Adrian Collaert pla...
Publisher: COLLAERT, Adriaen (after)
Date: Antwerp, after 1598
With attractive pattern of a classic Chinese motif. In top "Planche d'aquarelle N° 04510" and the numbers 2,198. Original design created by the Sevres artist G...
Publisher: FOURMAINTRAUX, G. / DESVRES
Date: Desvres, 1905 - 1925
Hand colored design of 13 vases with attractive patterns of a classic Chinese motif. In right "Planche d'aquarelle N° 04004" and the numbers 7.404, 2.074, 8.93...
This perspective view of St. Cloud comprises 6 hand colored images of the grand Bassin d'Apollon viewed through an square and two round holes cut out from the front card ...
Publisher: [VUE DEPLIANTE A PERSPECTIVE].
Date: Paris, ca.1845
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...
Publisher: WOLFF, J.
Date: Augsbourg, ca. 1740
A composite atlas including 93 double page maps on very sound paper and with fine contemporary out line color. The maps are dated between 1700 et 1727 except for one map ...
Publisher: L'ISLE, G. de.
Date: Paris, 1700-1727
Decorative wall map of Paris, published by M. P|chon in Paris and engraved by Michel Glot. The plan is framed by a floral border and there are 27 Parisian views of places...
Publisher: GLOT, M.
Date: Paris, 1834
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...
Publisher: SMITH, B.
Date: England, ca. 1930
Uncommon and decorative "carte à figures" wall map, prepared by Clouet, with superb decoration including a wonderful rococo border with vignettes describing hi...
Publisher: CLOUET / MONDHARE.
Date: Paris, Mondhare, 1787
Uncommon and decorative wall map of Europe, prepared by Clouet. Superb decoration including a wonderful rococo border with vignettes describing historical scenes. Below t...
Publisher: CLOUET / MONDHARE.
Date: Paris, Mondhare, 1788
>Rare atlas de Paris dressé par E. Devrainne, divisé en 80 quartiers et colorié par Le Roux (Le Roux pinxit). Illustré d'une page de titre aux armes de Paris avec ...
Publisher: DEVRAINNE, E.
Date: Imprimerie Mercier, Clichy, 1876
A French Music Hall Poster, Signed Lower Right. The Théâtre des Folies Bergère is a famous Parisian performance hall inaugurated on May 2, 1869 and is still active. To...
Date: Paris, 1977
Chromo lithographed mini poster of Les Maîtres de l'Affiche being plate n°82. The "Les Maîtres de l'Affiche" contained 256 small for lithographic prints of t...
Publisher: TOULOUSE LAUTREC, Henri (d'après)
Date: Paris, 1895
This interesting and impressive wall map of Africa was most probably published in celebration of the delivery of a new steamship. Philip, Son Nephew, published the wall m...
Date: c. 1906
Two companion sea charts from Doncker's Nieuw Groot Stuurmans Straets-Book, the first depicting eastern half of Mediterranean covering Italy and Cyprus and entire eastern...
Publisher: DONCKER, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1664
Map met reproducties van crayontekeningen van Krijgsgevangenschap in Langwasser, Stanislau en Neu-Brandenburg, Mei 1942 -juni 1945.Uitgegeven april 1948 door het Minister...
Publisher: Ministerie van Oorlog
Date: Den Haag, April 1948
General map of Europe richly ornamented with small compass rose and Europa shown riding Zeus in the form of a bull, and several putti holding the title banner aloft.
Publisher: Frederik de Wit
Date: Amsterdam, 1680
Double page map of the East coast of America, showing the area from Maine to South Carolina. Inset map titled ""Supplement Pour La Caroline"" showing ...
Publisher: ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, Gilles & Didier
Date: Paris. 1755