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AN EXCEPTIONAL AND VERY RARE PAIR OF CELESTIAL AND TERRESTIAL GLOBES.

BLAEU, Willem Janszoon (1571-1638)  AN EXCEPTIONAL AND VERY RARE PAIR OF CELESTIAL AND TERRESTRIAL GLOBES, 9inch / 23cm, with an overall height of 38 cm, Amsterdam, dat...

$375000 / ≈ €350894
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, dated 1602, but published after 1621

 


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...

$135000 / ≈ €126322
Maker / Publisher: NOLIN, J.-B.
Place & Date: Paris, 1746

 


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 / ≈ €93572
Maker / Publisher: GALLE, Theodoor.
Place & 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 / ≈ €79536
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMEE, C. / FRIES. L.
Place & Date: Strasbourg, J. Grüninger, 1522

 


[Set of five maps] Carte Générale de la Terre ou Mappe Monde

Rare and decorative set of five wall maps of the world and the four continents, prepared by Clouet, in very fine bright contemporary coloring. Each map ca. 965 x 1230 mm ...

$80000 / ≈ €74857
Maker / Publisher: CLOUET, Jean Baptiste Louis (abbé).
Place & Date: Paris and Cadiz, Mondhare, 1785-1793

 


Histoire de la Navigation.

A fine example of Linschoten's classic illustrated travelogue to the East and West Indies, termed by Lach “the most important of the firsthand accounts published indepe...

$70000 / ≈ €65500
Maker / Publisher: LINSCHOTEN, J.H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, Evert Cloppenburgh, 1638

 


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 / ≈ €51464
Maker / Publisher: DESNOS, L.C.
Place & Date: Paris, 1760-1761

 


Manuscript map of the Bay of Nagasaki.

An extremely rare manuscript chart in brown ink and wash color on a printed sheet of paper with a system of rhumblines and latitude scales. This chart shows the Bay of Na...

$50000 / ≈ €46786
Maker / Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1750

 


(Chatelain "Atlas Historique" in 7 volumes.]

Henri Abraham Chatelain, whose Atlas Historique was one of the most expansive encyclopedias of the age. First published in 1705, Chatelain's Atlas Historique was part o...

$40000 / ≈ €37429
Maker / Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam: Chez Zacharie Châtelain, 1732 - 1739

 


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 / ≈ €37429
Maker / Publisher: Akademie von Wissenschaften
Place & Date: St Peterburg, Akademie von Wissenschaften. 1745

 


Novus de Leone Belgico eiusq topographia atq. Historica descriptione liber (…). Rerumque in Belgio maxime gestarum, inde ab anno Christi M.D.LIX. Usque ad annum M.D.LXXXVII perpetua narratione continatus.

ENLARGED EDITION, with 207 (of 208) engravings of a famous eyewitness account of the Dutch Revolt, with the famous "Leo Belgicus" map, here in its second state...

$39000 / ≈ €36493
Maker / Publisher: AITSINGER (EYZINGER), Michael von.
Place & Date: Cologne, Gerardus Campensis for Frans Hogenberg, 1588

 


A unique composite atlas with updated Porro maps.

Unique composite atlas containing in total 84 maps - 82 maps engraved by Girolamo Porro and heavenly reworked around 1686 and 2 newly engraved maps; Piccola Tartaria (Cr...

$35000 / ≈ €32750
Maker / Publisher: PORRO, G./ MAGINI
Place & Date: Venice, 1686

 


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

First edition of this cornerstone of any collection of books on China, which is also among the rarest and most desirable of important Americana, included in Rare American...

$30000 / ≈ €28072
Maker / Publisher: DU HALDE, Jean Baptiste.
Place & Date: Paris, P. G. Le Mercier, 1735

 


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 / ≈ €28072
Maker / Publisher: Anonymous
Place & Date: Korea, ca. 1790

 


[ 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 / ≈ €28072
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Japan, Kansei 4, 2nd month, 9th day, 30 March? 1792

 


Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae. Das ist: Ein Reisebuch...

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 / ≈ €28072
Maker / Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Place & Date: Magdenburg, 1587

 


Pomponii Melae De Orbis Situ Libri tres…[with Oronce Fine double-cordiform worldmap].

Third edition with the commentary of Joachim Vadian with some contemporary notes in Latin, issued with the first edition of Oronce Fine full-sheet woodcut map of the worl...

$28000 / ≈ €26200
Maker / Publisher: POMPONIUS MELA / ORONCE FINE.
Place & Date: Paris, (Chretien Wechel), 1530

 


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 / ≈ €25732
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Netherlandisch , 1780~1800

 


Globe Terrestre Didié et Présénté a Monseigneur le Comté Maubec de Brancas...

Terrestial globe dated 1741.  Complete title "Globe Terrestre  Didié et Présénté a Monseigneur le Comté  Maubec de Brancas Par Jacque  Hardy. Dressé sur ...

$25000 / ≈ €23393
Maker / Publisher: HARDY, Jacques
Place & Date: Paris, dated 1741

 


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 showing the "Gulf of Corea". On an exceptionally carved mahogany tripod stand with scrolling acanthus legs ter...

$25000 / ≈ €23393
Maker / Publisher: NEWTON and SON
Place & Date: London, January 1, 1867

 


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...

$25000 / ≈ €23393
Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 12 July 1493

 


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...

$25000 / ≈ €23393
Maker / Publisher: DE FER, A.
Place & Date: Paris, 1645

 


[World and 4 continents] Carte Geographique Astronomique Chronologique et Historique du Monde.

French wall map of the world in 4 sheets published by Crépy "à l'entrée du Cloistre de St. Benoist du côté des maturins". A decorative wall map of the worl...

$25000 / ≈ €23393
Maker / Publisher: (INSELIN, Charles / CREPY [Family]
Place & Date: Paris, 1720-1735

 


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...

$25000 / ≈ €23393
Maker / Publisher: VALENTIJN,
Place & Date: Dordrecht /Amsterdam, 1724-1726

 


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, and publications relating to Hong Kong. Including : - BELCHER, E. Sir, An updated version of this most important nautical chart of Hong K...

$25000 / ≈ €23393
Maker / Publisher: BRITISH ADMIRALTY/ AMONG OTHERS
Place & Date: London, 1841 - 1901

 


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 / ≈ €23393
Maker / Publisher: JAILLOT, H.
Place & Date: Paris, 1699

 


Benedict. Arias Montanus Sacrae Geographiae Tabulam Ex Antiq

THE EXTREMELY RARE FIRST STATE landmark world map, famed for its depiction of the Australian landmass.One of the earliest printed maps to depict the “terra incognita...

$21500 / ≈ €20118
Maker / Publisher: ARIAS (MONTANO), Benito:
Place & Date: Anvers 1571 /1572

 


[Printed on silk] Nieuw Wassende Graaden Paskaart Vertoonende alle de bekende Zeekusten en Landen op den geheelen Aard Boodem of Werelt door Gerard van Keulen. . .

A very scarce and beautiful chart on Mercator's projection printed on silk. With the name of Gerard van Keulen and the privilege. The map shows great interior detail, inc...

$20000 / ≈ €18714
Maker / Publisher: VAN KEULEN, G.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1728

 


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...

$19000 / ≈ €17779
Maker / Publisher: DU HALDE, J.-B.
Place & Date: The Hague, H. Scheurleer, 1737

 


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 / ≈ €17779
Maker / Publisher: WAGHENAER, L.J.
Place & 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 despite many new regional maps the...

$17500 / ≈ €16375
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1662

 


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 / ≈ €16375
Maker / Publisher: NOLIN, J.-B. / CREPY.
Place & Date: Paris, c. 1780

 


Carta prima Generale dell' Asia.

FIRST STATE of Robert Dudley's general chart of the Persian Gulf, going east through India to the southeastern coast of China showing Macau and the area of present-day Ho...

$17500 / ≈ €16375
Maker / Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Place & Date: Florence, 1646

 


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...

$16000 / ≈ €14971
Maker / Publisher: ZUDA ROKASHI (Priest Motan)
Place & Date: Kyoto, (Hoei 7 = Year of the Tiger) 1710

 


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 / ≈ €14971
Maker / Publisher: VISSCHER, N.J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1652

 


Asia carta di ciasete piu moderna. (Japan)

Rare FIRST STATE of this important map for Korea and Japan map of the Blancus/Moreira type, but adds a huge 'Jesso' filling the top of this old map. The map is of interes...

$15000 / ≈ €14036
Maker / Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Place & Date: Florence, 1646-1647

 


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 / ≈ €14036
Maker / Publisher: DE LA CONCEPTION, J.
Place & Date: Manilla, Seminario Conciliar, y Real de San Carlos, 1788-1792

 


20 advertising gouaches for tobacco industry.

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 / ≈ €14036
Maker / Publisher: PICHON, R. (Workshop).
Place & Date: Paris, ca. 1930

 


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 / ≈ €14036
Maker / Publisher: POPPLE,H / MORTIER, J. and C.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1737

 


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 / ≈ €14036
Maker / Publisher: COVENS / MORTIER
Place & Date: Amsterdam, c. 1740

 


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