Browse Listings in Cartographic Curiorities

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Mercurius.

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 / ≈ €750
Publisher: DE VOS, M. after
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 / ≈ €850
Publisher: STRADANUS, Johannes / COLLAERT, Jan (II).
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 / ≈ €500
Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Date: Frankfurt a.M. 1597 - 1599

 

Dutch Trade Bead.

An extremely rare necklace made from authentic early 17th-century glass beads produced in the Netherlands. This rare and early Dutch Trade bead is built up from irregular...

$2200 / ≈ €2200
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
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 / ≈ €100000
Publisher: GALLE, Theodoor.
Date: [Antwerp, c. 1633

 

Asia secunda pars in forma Pegasi.

UNRECORDED PLATE or STATE. Asia depicted as the flying horse Pegasus. Below the depiction 3 lines of engraved Latin text. Double page copper engraved map from Heinrich B...

$5000 / ≈ €5000
Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Date: Brunswick, ca. 1635

 

Asia secunda pars terrae in forma Pegasi.

Asia depicted as the flying horse Pegasus. Thiscartographical curiosity, double page copper engraved map, was published in Heinrich Bünting's “Itinerarium Sacrae Scrip...

$4000 / ≈ €4000
Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Date: Brunswick, 1640

 

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 / ≈ €300
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
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 / ≈ €1100
Publisher: BLAEU, J.
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 / ≈ €10000
Publisher: DUTCH
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1660

 

Schlanium vulgo Schlani Bohemiae oppidum.

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

$1800 / ≈ €1800
Publisher: BEEK, A./ BRAUN andHOGENBERG
Date: The Hague, 1700

 

Launa vulgo Laun Bohemiae civitas.

Bird's-eye views of Louny in Bohemia by G. Hoefnagel. The copperplate was made for Braun and Hogenberg's town book. However there the print has been transformed by the en...

$2000 / ≈ €2000
Publisher: BEEK, A. / BRAUN,G / HOGENBERG, F.
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 / ≈ €2000
Publisher: BAECK, E.
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 / ≈ €1500
Publisher: LE NOBLE, E.
Date: Cosmopoli, 1766

 

Napoleon.

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

$500 / ≈ €500
Publisher: ACKERMANN, R.
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 / ≈ €150
Publisher: QUIN, E.
Date: London, 1830

 

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 / ≈ €3000
Publisher: DANZANVILLIERS, Eugène.
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 / ≈ €750
Publisher: LE PETIT, A.
Date: Paris, 1875

 

Excelsiori (Rana N. 28 - Cent. 20).

"After so many wars and so many troubles, young Russia, in a more serene glaze all the beautiful sun of freedom you will enjoy ... ". Fascinating allegorical sa...

$1250 / ≈ €1250
Publisher: CETTO, M.
Date: Bologna, 1905

 

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 / ≈ €1750
Publisher: HADOL.
Date: Hamburg, Fuchs, 1914

 

Carriers of the New Black Plague.

A powerful satirical commentary on totalitarian control of speech from the first issue of Ken Magazine. "Caught here in all their peculiar beauty by the soul searchi...

$250 / ≈ €250
Publisher: COTTON, W.
Date: Chicago, 1938

 

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 / ≈ €9000
Publisher: VLAANDEREN, Cornelis André
Date: Bruges, Leon Burghgraeve, 1939

 

Carte de la Charte de L'Antique . . .

The rare French version of this decorative pictorial world map by MacDonald Gill. "This magnificent map drawn up while the Second World War still raged is already en...

$3500 / ≈ €3500
Publisher: MACDONALD GILL, L.
Date: London, Alf Cooke Ltd, 1943

 

ADSEC in Action from Thames to Rhine.

A pictorial map showing the allied movement from London on 14 March 1944 thru the conquest of Germany. Showing the track from London along Bristol, crossing the British C...

$175 / ≈ €175
Publisher: ADSEC Engineers Section
Date: London, 1945

 

Pacific Stars and Strips Map of the War.

A detailed map of the Korean War. Several silhouetted flying military aircraft are shown in formation. The map shows the Korean Peninsula from its northern border with Ru...

$600 / ≈ €600
Publisher: THE PACIFIC STARS AND STRIPES.
Date: America, 1953

 

(World map). Americus Vespucio novo te Duce Ducta Freto Ambivi Meritoqs Vocor.

Manuscript world map showing the American and African continent and the southern parts of Asia. In the Indian Ocean a large depiction of Amerigo Vespucci 1454 – 1512) o...

$2500 / ≈ €2500
Publisher: FOGLY, A.
Date: Italy, ca. 1954