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Leaf on vellum from an antiphonary.

A more than 600 years old antiphonary leaf, written in Besançon, in 1370. Musical notation on 4 bars, the staves are in red and the notes in black: numerous pen-flourish...

$1750 / ≈ €1509

Publisher: ANTIPHONARIUM
Place / Date: Besançon, 1370

 

Miniature of Suffrages to the Saints.

A fantastic miniature (70 x 50 mm.) in an arched compartment showing the Suffrages to the Saints. Depiction of the (50) martyrs being burnt before King''s orders. The sty...

$4500 / ≈ €3881

Publisher: BOOK OF HOURS.
Place / Date: France, Bretagne or Normandy, c. 1480

 

Leaf on vellum from an Italian manuscript Book of Hours.

A leaf from an Italian Book of Hours, written on vellum in the neighborhood of Ferrara, around 1480.The decorations of this leaf are extraordinary : the bouquet of flower...

$750 / ≈ €647

Publisher: BOOK OF HOURS
Place / Date: Italy, Ferrara, ca.1480

 

Armageddon.

One of the most sought-after prints from the Nuremberg Chronicle, Armageddon, devils in the sky, a frightening scene.Page from the richest illustrated Incunable, the fam...

$2100 / ≈ €1811

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

 

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 / ≈ €25874

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

 

Venecie. [Venice] Foliu XLIIII

A very fine of Venice (192x525mm.) Verso a view of Padua. Schedel's view of Venice is one of the earliest obtainable views of the city. The view is based on the view of ...

$3500 / ≈ €3019

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

 

Sexta Etas Mudi. - Data est mihi potestas in celo et in terra: Salvator: CI. (Jesus Christ surrounded by the Twelve Apostles)

A very fine presentation of Jesus Christ surrounded by the Twelve Apostles. Each of the evangelists being represented by his symbol in the corners.Page from the richest i...

$1500 / ≈ €1294

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

 

Prima Etas Mundi. VI

A very fine presentation of Eve, being created by God from Adam’s side.Page from the richest illustrated Incunabel, the famous: Liber chronicarum or Nuremberg Chronicle...

$2000 / ≈ €1725

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

 

Prima Etas Mundi. IX (with Eve nursing Kain and Abel)

A very fine presentation of Eve nursing Kain and Abel. Adam is working (255x220 cm). VERSO a genealogy of Adam.Page from the richest illustrated Incunabel, the famous: Li...

$1750 / ≈ €1509

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

 

(EUROPE).

A woodcut colored map of northern and central Europe. The first modern map of the area. Second printed map of the North, after the woodcut map published in the 'Ulm' Ptol...

$5000 / ≈ €4312

Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place / Date: Nuremberg, 1493

 

.Tabula III Asiae. [Caucass and Armenia.]

Ptolemaic map of the region south of the Caucasus Mountains and between the Caspian Sea as far south as the headwaters of the Tigris River in the south and the Black Sea,...

$1800 / ≈ €1552

Publisher: PTOLEMY, C.
Place / Date: Lyons, M. Servetus, 1535

 

.Taprobana Ins. Tabula XII Asiae. [Sri Lanka.]

Ptolemy's mythical island of Taprobana originally became associated with Sri Lanka although it was sometimes confused with Sumatra. Taprobana, as it was called on most ea...

$2200 / ≈ €1897

Publisher: PTOLEMY, C.
Place / Date: Lyons, M. Servetus, 1535

 

[Map of Palestine ]

Map of Palestine from "La Mer des Hystoires" published by Dupré, Paris, 1536 "La Mer des Hystoires" is a translation into French of the famous "...

$3000 / ≈ €2587

Publisher: MER DES HYSTOIRES
Place / Date: Dupre, Paris, 1536

 

Tabula nova utriusque Indiae.

This is the fourth and last edition of this map based on Waldseemüller's first "modern" map of Asia. It follows that cartography without change but adds an int...

$4000 / ≈ €3450

Publisher: PTOLEMY,C. / FRIES, L.
Place / Date: Vienne, 1541

 

Tabula Superioris Indiae & Tartariae maioris. (Modern Map of China, Japan, etc.)

Important map extending from Tartary in the north, to "Prov. Bocat" (Cambodia) in the south. "Tebet" is shown prominently, as is "Zinpangri"...

$6000 / ≈ €5175

Publisher: FRIES, L.
Place / Date: Vienne, 1541

 

Niche in the form of a cartouche.

A lavishly decorated etching by the famous brothers Joannes and Lucas van Doetecum, after Cornelis II de vriendt or better known as Cornelis FLORIS (1514 - 1572 or 1575)....

$500 / ≈ €431

Publisher: VAN DOETECUM, J. & L.
Place / Date: Antwerp, 1556

 

Il Cuscho citta principale della provincia del Peru.

A very desirable and scarce item of this decorative and early bid's-eye town-plan of the Inca city of Cuzco. Several figures shown inside the city walls and on the hillsi...

$1100 / ≈ €949

Publisher: DE BELLEFOREST, F.
Place / Date: Lyons, 1564

 

I Europa / Das dritteil der Welt.

Very early wood cut printed map of Europe with South to the top. In the lower left corner we see Poland, Livonia and parts of England and Ireland in the lower right corne...

$4000 / ≈ €3450

Publisher: STUMPF, J.
Place / Date: Zurich, Christoffel Froschover, 1548,1552-1566

 

( II Germania) / Tütschland.

Very early wood cut printed map of Germany, Poland, The Low Countries, Alsace and part Europe with of Switzerland, Croatia. Originally engraved in 1548. Included in "...

$2500 / ≈ €2156

Publisher: STUMPF, J.
Place / Date: Zurich, Christoffel Froschover, 1548,1552-1566

 

III. Gallia. Franckrych.

Very early wood cut printed map of France, North of river Rhine, Northern Italy. Coast of England from Dover to Cornwall. A ship, sea monsters and coats of arms are filli...

$1750 / ≈ €1509

Publisher: STUMPF, J.
Place / Date: Zurich, Christoffel Froschover, 1548,1552-1566

 

VII. Das Ergow.

Very early wood cut printed regional map of Switzerland centered on Ergow.Originally engraved in 1548. The map was prepared by Johannes Stumpf (1500-1576). Included in &q...

$400 / ≈ €345

Publisher: STUMPF, J.
Place / Date: Zurich, Christoffel Froschover, 1548,1552-1566

 

IX. Die Lepontier.

Very early wood cut printed regional map of Switzerland.Originally engraved in 1548. The map was prepared by Johannes Stumpf (1500-1576). Included in "Landtaflen. Hi...

$400 / ≈ €345

Publisher: STUMPF, J.
Place / Date: Zurich, Christoffel Froschover, 1548,1552-1566

 

XI. Wallis.

Very early wood cut printed regional map of Switzerland with Wallis region.Originally engraved in 1548. The map was prepared by Johannes Stumpf (1500-1576). Included in &...

$250 / ≈ €216

Publisher: STUMPF, J.
Place / Date: Zurich, Christoffel Froschover, 1548,1552-1566

 

XII. Laurater Basler gelegenheit.

Very early wood cut printed regional map of Switzerland with Basel region.Originally engraved in 1548. The map was prepared by Johannes Stumpf (1500-1576). Included in &q...

$400 / ≈ €345

Publisher: STUMPF, J.
Place / Date: Zurich, Christoffel Froschover, 1548,1552-1566

 

(Northern celestial planisphere with a pasted volvelle.)

Probably by the Vienna astronomer Melchior Klayber who used the Copernican precession theory, which is closely connected with the chart (Ptolemy - 6° 40' and Ptolemy - 5...

$4500 / ≈ €3881

Publisher: KLAYBER, Melchior ?
Place / Date: Vienna, ca. 1569

 

Strabonis nobilissimi et doctissimi philosophi ac geographi Rervm geographicarum commentarij libris XVII contenti, Latini facti Gvilielmo Xylandro Augustano interprete. . .

A few marginal annotations (pp. 109-111), in a 19th c. hand. Latin translation with a commentary by Wilhelm Holtzmann, also called Guglielmus Xylander. (1532-1576), libra...

$15000 / ≈ €12937

Publisher: STRABO.
Place / Date: Basle, Henri Petri, 1571

 

Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio.

This is the second copperplate of Ortelius' map showing the western hemisphere, showing the prominent bulge in the South American coastline. An important map because of i...

$5000 / ≈ €4312

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place / Date: Antwerp, 1579

 

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 / ≈ €6037

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place / Date: Antwerp, 1584

 

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 / ≈ €16387

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

 

Belchrijuinghe vande zee custen van Engelandt. . .

A rare Dutch text edition of this early detailed chart of the northern coast of England. West to the top. Mileage cartouche has no Latin captures. Decorated by a colorful...

$3000 / ≈ €2587

Publisher: WAGHENAER, L. J.
Place / Date: Leiden, Plantijn, 1585

 

Die zee custe van Noorweghen tusschen der Noess en Mardou. . .

A rare Dutch text edition of this early and detailed chart of the coast of Norway. Decorated by a colorful title cartouche and scale cartouche, one compass rose, several ...

$2750 / ≈ €2372

Publisher: WAGHENAER, L. J.
Place / Date: Leiden, Plantijn, 1585

 

Zee caerte vande Sondt tvermaerste van Danemarcke . . .

A detailed chart of the coast of Denmark and its islands, Copenhagen in center of chart. West to the top. Decorated by a title, scale and descriptive cartouche, a compass...

$3000 / ≈ €2587

Publisher: WAGHENAER, L. J.
Place / Date: Leiden, Plantijn, 1585

 

Anverpia, nobile in Barbantia oppidum, parrim maritimum . . . [Antwerp]

The bird's-eye plan provides an excellent view of the citadel, city, docks and fortifications. The city was defended by a line of fortification and a moat constructed und...

$950 / ≈ €819

Publisher: BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Place / Date: Cologne, 1585

 

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 / ≈ €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

 

La Florida/ Peruviae Auriferae regionis Typus/ Guastecan.

The Chaves map of Florida is a prime example of an explorer's map since it records the recent discoveries of Cabeza de Vaca, De Soto, and Moscoso. The map revealed little...

$2750 / ≈ €2372

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place / Date: Antwerp, 1592

 

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 / ≈ €5606

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

 

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...

$8500 / ≈ €7331

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

 

Lutetia Furens. Das ist : Die wütende Statt PARIS.

Rarissime placard dirigé contre la Ligue et le duc de Mayenne. La gravure est signée I.S. (marque inconnue). Ce placard en latin et en allemand est une reprise de l’e...

$4000 / ≈ €3450

Publisher: /. S.
Place / Date: France ca.. 1594

 

Set of world & four continents in stunning original colors.

An attractive set of these decorative and important maps published at Antwerp in Ortelius' Theatrum. The Theatrum was the first large modern atlas and was extremely influ...

$17500 / ≈ €15093

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place / Date: Antwerp, 1595