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Mercury holding a caduceus and riding in a chariot drawn by two birds on the clouds in the sky, an extensive landscape with a harbour with goods being loaded and unloaded...

$750 / ≈ €647

Publisher: DE VOS, M. after
Place / Date: Antwerp, 1585


Lapis polaris magnes.

This is a plate from a series of twenty prints illustrating new inventions and discoveries (Nova Reperta) after Jan van der Straet. On image, bottom right: 'Ion. Stradanu...

$850 / ≈ €733

Publisher: STRADANUS, Johannes / COLLAERT, Jan (II).
Place / Date: Antwerp, Philips Galle, c. 1590


Christophorus Columus Ligur Indiarum Prim invet A°1492

Very decorative portrait of Christopher Columbus (c. 31 October 1451 – 20 May 1506), engraved by Theodor de Bry (1528-1593) and published in Jean Jacques Boissard, &quo...

$500 / ≈ €431

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place / Date: Frankfurt a.M. 1597 - 1599


Dutch Trade Bead.

An extremely rare necklace made from authentic early 17th C. glass beads produced in the Netherlands. This rare and early Dutch Trade beads is built up from irregularly b...

$2200 / ≈ €1897

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place / Date: Middelburg, before 1623


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 / ≈ €86247

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


De Bello Belgico, Decas PrimaDeces II.

Each volume containing an engraved title with a representation of the The Netherlands and Belgium in the shape of a lion, with one paw resting on a shield bearing the tit...

$12000 / ≈ €10350

Place / Date: Rome, Franciscus Corbelletus, 1632-1647


Abrahamus Ortelius Antuerpianus cosmographus natus a. MDXXVII

Portrait of Abraham Ortelius (Abraham Ortel), famous cartographer born in Antwerp and after studying Greek, Latin and mathematics set up business there with his sister, a...

$300 / ≈ €259

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place / Date: Antwerp, c.1650


Insula Huaena sive Venusia a Guiljelmo Blaeu cum sub Tychone Astronomiae operam daret, delineata.

Decorative map of the island Hvan in the Danish Sound. In the center Tycho Brahe's famous observatory Uraniborg established in 1576, under the patronage of Frederick II, ...

$1100 / ≈ €949

Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Place / Date: Amsterdam, 1659


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 / ≈ €8625

Publisher: DUTCH
Place / Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1660


Schlanium vulgo Schlani Bohemiae oppidum.

Very decorative and rare panoramic of Schlan, Schlanium s. Slany.The engraver and publisher of prints, Mrs. Anna Beek of the Hague, enlarged this print, originally publi...

$1500 / ≈ €1294

Place / Date: The Hague, 1700


Colossus Monarchic. Statua Danielis

Fantastic double page allegorical map of a colossus figure representing the great world empires as Daniel interpreted in Nebuchadnezzar's dream. The warrior stands stolid...

$2000 / ≈ €1725

Publisher: BAECK, E.
Place / Date: Augsbourg, 1730


Carta Topografica dell' Isola Del Maritaggio di Monsieur le Boble per la prima volta. Tradotta dal francese in italiano.

Second Italian printing of Eustache Le Noble’s "Carte de l’isle de marriage." The book’s text offers instructions on how to reach this matrimonial island ...

$1500 / ≈ €1294

Publisher: LE NOBLE, E.
Place / Date: Cosmopoli, 1766


Bull of terracotta.

Very fine terracotta figure of a bull symbolizing the continent of Europe.Provenance: Fam. Guadagni, Palazzo Villa Guadagni , Fiesole (near Firenze) Italy. Cleaned and re...

$22500 / ≈ €19406

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place / Date: Italy, ca 1780~1800



Satirical broadside hand colored allegorical profile of Napoleon published by Ackermann, London. The letter press text underneath ends with the following explanation : &q...

$500 / ≈ €431

Publisher: ACKERMANN, R.
Place / Date: London, ca. 1814


A.D. 1100. Period of the first crusade.

Plate from An historical atlas: in a series of maps of the world as known at different periods constructed upon an uniform scale and colored according to the political ch...

$150 / ≈ €129

Publisher: QUIN, E.
Place / Date: London, 1830


Presqu'Ile De La Perfection.

Rare allegorical manuscript map providing a Catholic guide template for spiritual & moral education in mid 19th Century in France. Original manuscript with pen and ...

$1000 / ≈ €862

Publisher: DE SALES, F. (after)
Place / Date: Paris, 1857


La Pieuvre Germanique.

Scarce lithographed plate not dated, by Eugène Danzanvilliers, printed by Grandremy in Paris. The plate listed by Adhemar is dated 1874. Eugène Danzanvilliers was a dra...

$3000 / ≈ €2587

Publisher: DANZANVILLIERS, Eugène.
Place / Date: Paris, 28 Quai de la Rapée, c.1874


Trop d'Appetit par A. Le Petit.

Dated in lower right dated "Le 9 juin 1875". The drawing is representing an alligator's jaw wearing a Prussian helmet, and about to chew a globe. Alfred Le Peti...

$750 / ≈ €647

Publisher: LE PETIT, A.
Place / Date: Paris, 1875


Reise um die Welt in achtzig Tagen. Nach dem Roman von J. Verne. Ein unterhaltendes Gesellschaftsspiel.

Travel around the world in eighty days. After the novel by Jules Verne. An entertaining dice game with 80 fields, in the middle a world map. Title after the tutorial. Nei...

$1000 / ≈ €862

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place / Date: Germany, ca. 1900


Karte von Europa im Jahre 1870 nach einem französischen Holzschnitte.

Satirical illustration by Paul Hadol showing disposition of power in Europe at the beginning of 1870. Satirical print depicting a map of Europe in which the countries are...

$1750 / ≈ €1509

Publisher: HADOL.
Place / Date: Hamburg, Fuchs, 1914


Hark ! Hark ! The dogs do bark.

This very rare political caricature map of Europe depicts the continent at the outbreak of World War I, or as it was called at the time the Great War. Designed by Johnson...

$3000 / ≈ €2587

Publisher: BACON, G.W.
Place / Date: London, Johnson Riddle & Co., 1914