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[Manuscript chart on vellum of the Java Sea]

One of the few manuscript charts on vellum in private hands, signed by Isaac de Graaf. ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT MAP IN RED, GREEN AND BLACK INK showing the Java Sea centered o...

$250000 / ≈ €227772

Publisher: GRAAF, I.
Date: Amsterdam, 1743

 

Le Théâtre du monde dédié au roi contenant les cartes générales et particulières des royaumes et états qui le composent.

The present example of the Théâtre du monde is the reissue of 1746 by Jean-Baptiste Nolin II. This scarce atlas is illustrated with 123 maps mostly double-page, in orig...

$150000 / ≈ €136663

Publisher: NOLIN, J.-B.
Date: Paris, 1746

 

French composite atlas made up of rare maps published by Parisian editors from the 17th century , mainly by G. Jollain including scarce maps of America.

 A rare French composite atlas including 90 maps, published by Parisian publishers from the 17th   century, mainly by Gérard I Jollain,  or by maps bought from Dutch...

$125000 / ≈ €113886

Publisher: JOLLAIN, G.
Date: Paris, ca. 1675

 

Militairy manuscript map of the end of Yangzi River across Shanghai, Jiangsu, and Zhejiang areas, with 3 red seals of the Ever-Victorious Army.

In lower left corner an inset plan of Songjiang District with Shanghai with a grid and the area is divided with red doted border lines.The map has three red seals of the ...

$120000 / ≈ €109330

Publisher: MILITAIRY MAP
Date: China, ca 1862

 

Composite atlas of the Low Countries.

A composite atlas comprising 18 double-page engraved maps by or after Hessel Gerritsz, Theodoor Galle, Jacob van Deventer, Gerard Mercator, Peter Verbiest, Jean Surhon, C...

$100000 / ≈ €91109

Publisher: GALLE, Theodoor.
Date: [Antwerp, c. 1633

 

Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini mathematicor[um] ...Octo libri Geographie. . .

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 ...

$85000 / ≈ €77442

Publisher: PTOLEMEE, C. / FRIES. L.
Date: Strasbourg, J. Grüninger, 1522

 

Carte Générale de la Terre ou Mappe Monde ... [with] Carte D'Amerique Divisée en ses Principaux Pays. . . [with] Carte d'Asie divisée en ses principaux Etats... 1785 [with] Carte d'Afrique divisée en ses principaux Etats 1788 [with] Carte d'Europe ...

Rare. Uncommon and decorative set of five wall maps of the world and four continents in very fine contemporary coloring. Each map, prepared by Clouet. With superb decorat...

$60000 / ≈ €54665

Publisher: CLOUET, Jean Baptiste Louis (abbé).
Date: Paris and Cadiz, Mondhare, 1785-1793

 

Matching set of four wallmaps of America, Asia, America, Europe.

Rare and decorative set of four wall maps published by Louis Charles DESNOS ( fl.1750-1770), including a border with vignettes describing native scenes. Each panel is acc...

$55000 / ≈ €50110

Publisher: DESNOS, L.C.
Date: Paris, 1760-1761

 

Méthode Pour Etudier La Geographie . . . & un Catalogue des Cartes Geographiques, des Relations, Voyages, & Descriptions les plus necessaires pour la Geographie.

Volume 1 (1705) frontispiece and 46 plates. Volume 2 (1708) frontispiece and 37 plates. Volume 3 (1708) frontispiece and 30 plates. Volume 4 (1714) frontispiece and 34...

$50000 / ≈ €45554

Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Date: Amsterdam: Chez Zacharie Châtelain, 1732 - 1739

 

Use of Liége.

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-...

$45000 / ≈ €40999

Publisher: BOOKS OF HOURS
Date: c.1480

 

Novus Atlas Absolutissimus... Die Wasser-Welt, oder See-Atlas.

Volume IX (Sea-Atlas) of the "Novus Atlas Absolutissimus". German text, letterpress title on slip within hand-colored engraved architectural border, heightened...

$40000 / ≈ €36443

Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, Janssonius heirs, 1657 [after 1664

 

ATLAS RUSSICUS mappa una generali et undeviginti specialibus vastissimum Imperium Russicum cum adiacentibus regionibus [repeated in French].

After an unnumbered general map of Russia there are 13 numbered maps that cover European Russia (scale 1, 1.527.000). The other (last) 6 maps cover Asian Russia (Siberia,...

$40000 / ≈ €36443

Publisher: Akademie von Wissenschaften
Date: St Peterburg, Akademie von Wissenschaften. 1745

 

Atlas composite.

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 ...

$35000 / ≈ €31888

Publisher: L'ISLE, G. de.
Date: Paris, 1700-1727

 

Nouvelle et exacte description du globe terrestre reveue corrigée et augmente´e suivant les derniéres relations des Anglais et Hollandois. Par Guillaume Blaeu 1645.

Extremely rare and decorative "carte a figures" world map published by Anthoine de Fer. The double hemisphere world map is surrounded by constellations of the A...

$35000 / ≈ €31888

Publisher: DE FER, A.
Date: Paris, 1645

 

Secunda etas mundi. Folium XIII.

Schedel's world map was based on the cartographic system of Claudius Ptolemy, the great second-century AD geographer whose scholarship formed the foundation for map produ...

$30000 / ≈ €27333

Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

 

[ LANDSKROON ]. Oranda Fune no zu [= Depiction of a Dutch Ship].

A very large and extremely detailed Japanese drawing on rice paper of a Dutch ship at the artificial island Deshima, the VOC's outpost in Nagasaki harbour. In the drawing...

$30000 / ≈ €27333

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Japan, Kansei 4, 2nd month, 9th day, 30 March? 1792

 

CH'ONHA CHIDO [Atlas of all under Heaven]

The Ch’onha chido [Atlas of all under Heaven] is a late 18th century copy of the traditional Korean atlas produced in the early Choson dynasty (1392-1910). One of the m...

$30000 / ≈ €27333

Publisher: Anonymous
Date: Korea, ca. 1790

 

Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae. Das ist: Ein Reisebuch, Uber die gantze heilige Schrifft, in zwey Bücher geteilet... Zuvor gemehret mit einem Büchlein De monetis et mensuris... Insonderheit aber mit einer feinen nützlichen Erklerung des Buches Josua...

Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae. Das ist: Ein Reisebuch, Uber die gantze heilige Schrifft, in zwey Bücher geteilet... Zuvor gemehret mit einem Büchlein De monetis et mens...

$30000 / ≈ €27333

Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Date: Magdenburg, 1587

 

Beschrijving van Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien. Vervattende een Naukeurige en uitvoerige verhandelinge van Nederlands Mogentheyd [...] met meer dan thien honderd en vyftig Prentverbeeldingen verrykt...

"The most comprehensive work on Asia published in Europe during the early colonial period" (Landwehr). The first book to give a comprehensive account in text an...

$29500 / ≈ €26877

Publisher: VALENTIJN,
Date: Dordrecht /Amsterdam, 1724-1726

 

Le Neptune Oriental ou routier general des Cotes des Indes orientales et de la Chine..

THE RARE FIRST EDITION of this important French Sea Atlas of the Red Sea, India, the East Indies, Indochina and Formosa.2° (640 x 490 mm). Title printed in red and b...

$27500 / ≈ €25055

Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.
Date: Paris, 1745

 

Lion and Bull made of terracotta.

Very fine terracotta figure of a lion symbolizing the continent of Africa. The Bull symbolizing Europe.The items will be dispatched in 4 wooden crates from Belgium. Pleas...

$27500 / ≈ €25055

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Netherlandisch , 1780~1800

 

Venise. 1700

Extremely rare panoramic broad sheet panoramic town-view of Venice with underneath in letter press a description of the town's history. The view measures more than 1 mete...

$25000 / ≈ €22777

Publisher: JAILLOT, H.
Date: Paris, 1699

 

COLLECTION OF HONG KONG MAPS, BOOKS & FLYERS. Including CHINA - HONGKONG surveyed by Captn. Sir Edward Belcher, in H.M.S. Sulphur 1841. Corrected to 1901.

A collection of 30 maps, prints, publications relating to Hong Kong. Including : - BELCHER, E. Sir, An updated version of this most important nautical chart of Hong Kong....

$25000 / ≈ €22777

Publisher: BRITISH ADMIRALTY/ AMONG OTHERS
Date: London, 1841 - 1901

 

Nova totius geographica telluris projectio. . .

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....

$22000 / ≈ €20044

Publisher: VALK, G.
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1711

 

NEWTON'S New and Improved TERRESTRIAL GLOBE Accurately delineated from the observations of the most esteemed NAVIGATORS AND TRAVELLERS to the Present Time. . .

A very impressive Victorian 20-inch Library globe on an exceptionally carved mahogany tripod stand with scrolling acanthus legs terminating in claw feet joined by turned ...

$20000 / ≈ €18222

Publisher: NEWTON and SON
Date: London, January 1, 1867

 

Nansenbushu bankoku shoka no zu.

This map is a great example of Japanese world maps representing Buddhist cosmology with real-world cartography. It is the earliest one and - therefore - the prototype for...

$20000 / ≈ €18222

Publisher: ZUDA ROKASHI (Priest Motan)
Date: Kyoto, (Hoei 7 = Year of the Tiger) 1710

 

Universe Europae Maritime Eiusque Navigationis Descriptio. Generale Pascaerte van Europa . . .

This general chart of north-western Europe and the surrounding coastal waters is from the rare pilot-guide De Spiegel der Zeevaerdt , printed by Christopher Plantin in Le...

$19000 / ≈ €17311

Publisher: WAGHENAER, L.J.
Date: Leyden, 1584

 

Nova et Accuratissima Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula.

Since its appearance as an Appendix in 1630, the atlas launched by Willem Blaeu and continued by his son Joan had expanded greatly. But in spite of many new regional maps...

$19000 / ≈ €17311

Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1662

 

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...

$18500 / ≈ €16855

Publisher: MONTECALERIO, Ioannis. A / GUCHEN, Maximus.
Date: Turin, 1649

 

The world, centering on the Persian Gulf.

World map in manuscript. Drawn on paper with watercolor, ink, gouache and gold highlighting. World map in manuscript with inscriptions in Arabic showing a map of the worl...

$18000 / ≈ €16400

Publisher: ISAL-ISTAKHRI, after
Date: Ottoman province, c. 1820

 

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 to forei...

$18000 / ≈ €16400

Publisher: KAEMPFER, E.
Date: Amsterdam, 1729

 

Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise, et du Thibet.

First edition of "the principal cartographic authority on China during the 18th century". It was the second major atlas of China produced in Europe following th...

$18000 / ≈ €16400

Publisher: DU HALDE, J.-B.
Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1737

 

Atlas géographique des quatre parties du monde.

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...

$17500 / ≈ €15944

Publisher: L'ISLE, G. de. / BUACHE / DEZAUCHE.
Date: Paris, Dezauche, De L'Isle et Buache, 1789-1799

 

Le globe terrestre representé en deux plans-hemispheres, Dressé sur la Projection de Mr. De la Hyre...

“This splendid GlobeTerrestre originally published by J.B. Nolin is one of the finest large-scale world maps to be produced and is a fitting bridge between the geograph...

$17500 / ≈ €15944

Publisher: NOLIN, J.-B. / CREPY.
Date: Paris, c. 1780

 

Americae Nova Descriptio.

Final state. According to Philip Burden, "this scarce map is America's first single-sheet map with decorative borders." A re-issue of the 1614 plate by Pieter v...

$16000 / ≈ €14577

Publisher: VISSCHER, N.J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1652

 

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 till Macao and present-day Hong Kong..Very rare: only included in 6th volume (so-called secret atlas) of Van Keul...

$15000 / ≈ €13666

Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1753

 

Mappemonde contenant les parties connues du globe terrestre dressée suivant de nouvelles observations

Wall map of the world in two hemispheres printed on two sheets. A first, unrecorded state, dated 1641, of this wall map of the world published in Paris, depicting the Eas...

$15000 / ≈ €13666

Publisher: CHAMBON, Gobert-Denis.
Date: Paris, Longchamps et Janvier, 1754

 

[CROATIA]. Carta geographica generalatus carlostatuensiscum adgacentibus confinis turcicis et venetis martinimis dolmatio istrensibus.

Fine and rare manuscript map of Croatia and the Dalmatian coast from the early eighteenth century. Oriented to the south the map details the Venetian, Austrian and Turkis...

$15000 / ≈ €13666

Publisher: [Anonymous]
Date: Venice ?, c. 1700

 

Les Provinces confederées du Pais-Bas

The first wall map of the Seven Provinces of 1651, re-issued as 'Stoel des Oorlogs' by Covens & Mortier. The first issue of the present wall-map is known to be includ...

$15000 / ≈ €13666

Publisher: COVENS / MORTIER
Date: Amsterdam, c. 1740

 

Mapa De la parte de la Isla Formosa sa perteneciente al Emperadotde la China sacado por Ord. De S.M.

Extremely rare map of the west coast of Taiwan, the Punghu or Pescadore Islands, and the Fokien or Fujian coast of China. Several ancient Taiwanese cities are noted, incl...

$15000 / ≈ €13666

Publisher: DE LA CONCEPTION, J.
Date: Manilla, Seminario Conciliar, y Real de San Carlos, 1788-1792

 

A Map of the British Empire in AMERICA with the French, Spanish and Hollandish Settlements Adjacent Thereto. by Henry Popple. / Nouvelle Carte Particuliere de L'Amerique . . .

The four sheet Dutch edition of Popple's monumental map of North America, in mint condition. Encompassing the West Indies, Florida, Louisiana, Texas and Central America.T...

$15000 / ≈ €13666

Publisher: POPPLE,H / MORTIER, J.& C.
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1737

 

Danubius Fluminum Europaeorum Princeps, Secundum naturalem Suum Cursum Pontes, Stationes, et Accessoria Flumina, una cum intimatione Ubi et quinam Eorum Navigabilia . . .

Extremely rare and striking large format map of the course of the Danube, from its source to the Black Sea. Engraved by Johan Ulrich Kraus and published by Matthaeus Wagn...

$15000 / ≈ €13666

Publisher: WAGNER, M.
Date: Ulm, 1686

 

Advertising project gouache for tobacco.

A stunning collection of 20 original square and rectangular decorative commercial designs for the Tabaco industries in gouache and watercolor by the artist and graphic de...

$15000 / ≈ €13666

Publisher: PICHON, R. (Workshop).
Date: Paris, ca. 1930

 

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

These volumes accompany Bourguignon d'Anville's Nouvel atlas de la Chine, de la Tartarie chinoise et du Thibet. of 1737. First quarto edition, with a new preface and bibl...

$12000 / ≈ €10933

Publisher: DU HALDE, J.-B.
Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1736

 

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 ...

$12000 / ≈ €10933

Publisher: CLOUET, J. B. L. abbé / MONDHARE, L.
Date: Paris, Cadiz, 1785

 

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...

$12000 / ≈ €10933

Publisher: PRISSE D'AVENNES, Achille Constant.
Date: Paris, Morel, 1877

 

Carte de l'Amerique Septle. Pour Servir a l'intelligence de la Guerre entre les Anglois et les Insurgents...

Second state of this extremely rare separate publication. This separately issued map is one of the most beautiful of the thirteen American Colonies from the Revolutionary...

$11000 / ≈ €10022

Publisher: BEAURAIN, Jean Chev. de
Date: Paris, ca. 1756

 

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...

$10000 / ≈ €9111

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 

Original copperplate.

Showing the coast of southern Morocco, the Sahara with the Canary Islands. Copperplates that had been used in the production of early maps are of the greatest rarity and ...

$10000 / ≈ €9111

Publisher: DUTCH
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1660

 

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...

$10000 / ≈ €9111

Publisher: DUVAL, P.
Date: Paris, l'Auteur, no date ca.1669

 

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 / ≈ €9111

Publisher: GUICCIARDINI, L.
Date: Antwerp, Plantin, 1581

 

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 / ≈ €8655

Publisher: HONDIUS, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1630-1633

 

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...

$9000 / ≈ €8200

Publisher: KERKHOVE, Joseph Vanden
Date: Bruges, ca. 1700

 

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 / ≈ €8200

Publisher: CLOUET / MONDHARE
Date: Paris, 1785-1788

 

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 / ≈ €8200

Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Date: London : Printed by the Author at his house in White-Friers, 1669

 

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...

$9000 / ≈ €8200

Publisher: BREUGHEL, P.
Date: Antwerp, Hieronymus Cock, 1580

 

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 / ≈ €8200

Publisher: JACOBSZ.,Th. / DE WIDT, F.
Date: Amsterdam, 1662

 

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 / ≈ €7289

Publisher: OLIVIER, E.
Date: Péra, Istanbul, 1851

 

Carte d'Asie divisée en ses principaux Etats.

Uncommon and decorative "carte à figures" wall map, prepared by Clouet, with superb decoration including a wonderful rococo border with vignettes describing hi...

$8000 / ≈ €7289

Publisher: CLOUET / MONDHARE.
Date: Paris, Mondhare, 1787

 

(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 / ≈ €6833

Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Date: Nuremberg, 1493

 

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 / ≈ €6833

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Flanders, Rhineland, or possibly England, c. 1280

 

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 / ≈ €6833

Publisher: VISSCHER, C.J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1633

 

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 / ≈ €6833

Publisher: TAVERNIER, J.B.
Date: Nuremberg, 1681

 

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 / ≈ €6833

Publisher: MERCATOR, R.
Date: Amsterdam, 1595-1609

 

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 / ≈ €6833

Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Date: Venice, 1695

 

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 wh...

$7500 / ≈ €6833

Publisher: CHOKOSAI EISHO
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 / ≈ €6833

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1598

 

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...

$7500 / ≈ €6833

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1594

 

Tractatorum biblicorum hoc est variarum in diversas materias biblicas commentationum... Tomus VI.

Book (tome. VI) illustrated with 3 folding maps and 9 copper-plate Biblical engravings by the German master Joseph à Montalegre, including the rare map of the double-hem...

$7500 / ≈ €6833

Publisher: ARIAS MONTANUS, B.
Date: Wustius & Andrae, Frankfurt am Main, 1696

 

(Totius Americae nova et exacta tabula ex) optimis tum geographorum tum aliorum scriptis collecta et ad hodiernam regnorum principatuum et maiorum partium distinctionem accomodata.

Eastern part of a two sheet map of America, with an attribution to Willem Blaeu. According to Philip Burden the map was derived from Cornelius Danckert's 1647 map of the ...

$7500 / ≈ €6833

Publisher: ROSSI, G. / BLAEU, W.
Date: Rome, 1679

 

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 ...

$7000 / ≈ €6378

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1584

 

Desciption de lopulente et manifique ville de Venise.

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

$7000 / ≈ €6378

Publisher: BOISSEAU, J.
Date: Paris, 1646

 

MAUREEN Shipping model of a fishing boat.

This type of fishing ships were used by the Dutch fisherman to fish for codfish, and even reached with them into the Canadian waters.Overall dimensions: 1400 x 100 x 230m...

$7000 / ≈ €6378

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Netherlands, ca. 1850

 

The Kingdome of China.

A most sought-after map of China. Decorative border vignettes including views of the cities of Quinzay and Macao along the top border with the wheeled wind machines and p...

$7000 / ≈ €6378

Publisher: SPEED, J.
Date: London, G. Humble, 1627

 

Le Isole di Sandwich delineate sulle osservazioni del Cap Cook.

FIRST EDITION on laid paper. Cassini’s splendid map depicts Sandwich islands, old name for Hawaii islands, at the end of the eighteenth century. The splendid cartouche ...

$7000 / ≈ €6378

Publisher: CASSINI, G.M.
Date: Rome, 1798

 

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...

$7000 / ≈ €6378

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1598

 

Hendrik Doeff and his dog.

Because of the scarcely of impressions from abroad many of the Nagasaki subjects, prints and paintings are copies. The lack of understanding usually makes these impressio...

$6500 / ≈ €5922

Publisher: NAGASAKI SCHOOL
Date: Nagasaki, c. 1820-1830

 

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)...

$6500 / ≈ €5922

Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Date: Amsterdam, W. Waasberge, 1693

 

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 / ≈ €5922

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt, 1592

 

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...

$6500 / ≈ €5922

Publisher: CASSINI, G.M.
Date: Rome, 1798