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Lo Stati Presente di Tutti i Paesi e Popoli del Mondo..

This most uncommon work provides an interesting focus on the dissemination of the outline of Japan provided by Kaempfer. Beside the description of Japan, the book include...

$1100 / ≈ €1045
Publisher: ALBRIZZI, G.
Date: Venice, 1734

 

Carte des Isles du Japon Esquelles est remarque la Route..

This uncommon map of Japan, which is on a fairly large scale, contains comments about the nature of the country. For instance, Ocsaqui (Okazaki, near Nagoya) is said to h...

$6000 / ≈ €5702
Publisher: TAVENIER, J.B.
Date: Paris 1679

 

Het Beloofde Landt Canaan door wandelt . . .

A beautifully engraved map of the ancient land of Canaan which roughly corresponds to present-day Israel. Cherubs hold up a draped cloth of key symbols, also a scale pane...

$1400 / ≈ €1330
Publisher: STOOPENDAAL, B.
Date: Amsterdam, 1682

 

Nova Helvetiae Tabula.

A most decorative "carte à figures" map with panoramic views of Lucern, S.Gal, Bern, Solothurn, Schafhausen in upper border and Basel and Zurich in lower left ...

$4500 / ≈ €4276
Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 

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 / ≈ €17105
Publisher: KAEMPFER, E.
Date: Amsterdam, 1729

 

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 / ≈ €7127
Publisher: TAVERNIER, J.B.
Date: Nuremberg, 1681

 

Palatinatus Rheni Nova et Accurata Descriptio.

Early state (1630) of Visscher's "carte à figures"- map of the German Rhine River Valley. Inset views of Frankfurt am Main, Mainz, Speyer, Worms and Heidelberg...

$2000 / ≈ €1901
Publisher: PISCATOR, N.J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 

Comitatus Flandria.

A highly decorative map with in the left and right top corners the pictures of archduke Albert of Austria and Isabella, queen of Spain. In the left and right borders cost...

$2500 / ≈ €2376
Publisher: VISSCHER, C.J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1648

 

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 / ≈ €14254
Publisher: COVENS / MORTIER
Date: Amsterdam, c. 1740

 

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 townbook. However there the print has been transformed by the eng...

$1750 / ≈ €1663
Publisher: BEEK, A. / BRAUN,G / HOGENBERG, F.
Date: The Hague, 1700

 

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 / ≈ €1425
Publisher: BEEK, A./ BRAUN & HOGENBERG
Date: The Hague, 1700

 

Nader prolongatie van het Octroy voor de Westindische Compagnie voor den tyd van nog dertig jaaren. . .

A proclamation by the Dutch States General, dated 1761, extending the charter of the Dutch West India Company for another thirty years. Like the 1730 proclamation, it has...

$1500 / ≈ €1425
Publisher: SCHELTUS, I.
Date: Amsterdam, 1761

 

Poloniae, Lituaniaeq descriptio.

Fine general map of Poland. Rare; the second plate appearing in post-1595 edition of the Theatrum. Only used until 1612.Based on the now lost map of Waclaw Grodecki. Show...

$1750 / ≈ €1663
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1612

 

Nuevo plano de la ciudad de Buenos Aires y parte del partido de avellaneda . . .

A rare detailed city plan of Buenos Aires prepared in 1912 by Ernesto Escalante. The plan depicts the city from the Partido de Avellaneda and the Villa Riachuelo to the R...

$1500 / ≈ €1425
Publisher: ESCALANTE, E.
Date: Buenos Aires, 1912

 

Gustaaf Willem Baron van Imhoff.

Decorative portrait of Gustaaf Willem Baron van Imhoff, who was Governor for the V.O.C. (Dutch East Indian Company) in Indonesia.

$750 / ≈ €713
Publisher: TANJÉ, P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1745

 

Kantong [The Dutch Folly Fort off Canton]

Charming 18th water color on paper depicting The Dutch "Folly Fort" off Canton. Probably made by a western artist visiting China.Forts were built in several pla...

$1000 / ≈ €950
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Canton?, c.1750

 

Nangasakij.

Charming 18th watercolor on paper depicting a panoramic view of Nagasaki and the factory Deshima of the V.OC. Probably made by a Western artist visiting Japan.RARE. Due ...

$3000 / ≈ €2851
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: c.1750

 

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 / ≈ €8553
Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Date: London : Printed by the Author at his house in White-Friers, 1669

 

De Stadt Jerusalem.

Plan of ancient Jerusalem from a Dutch bible after Villalpando. The print is in contemporary colors, which is extremely rare for a plate like this. Lower left the Temple ...

$1500 / ≈ €1425
Publisher: LUCHTMANS, S.
Date: Amsterdam, 1710

 

Horizon ring for globe.

Printed horizon ring for a 28cm diameter German globe. The ring is divided in quarters, and engraved two by two on one copper plate. The size of the paper is 44 x 33cm. T...

$950 / ≈ €903
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Germany, 1720

 

Nuova Pianta Iconografica.. Venezia.

Precise bird's-eye town-plan of Venice, clearly depicting the city's architectural landmark, being a reduction of Ughi's 8-sheet map of 1725. There is a grid engraved ove...

$1100 / ≈ €1045
Publisher: VIERO, T.
Date: Venice, 1818

 

Guyana, Surinam, Amapa.

Very rare Ottoman printed map of Guyana, Suriname and Amapa. With Trinidad, inset map of the mouth of the Rivers Essequibo, Courantyne, Suriname with Paramaribo, etc.From...

$1750 / ≈ €1663
Publisher: RAIF EFENDI
Date: Üsküdar (Istanbul), 1803

 

Bern in der Schweitz.

Very fine panoramic of Bern. With a numbered key (1-25) of principal buildings in town.

$3500 / ≈ €3326
Publisher: WOLFF HEIRS, J.
Date: Augsburg, 1740

 

Il regno della China detto presentente Catay e Magnin. . .

A rare and decorative Italian map of China and Japan, with Japan closely modelled on the indented Cardim outline and Hokkaido, called Yuppi , shown as an Asian peninsula....

$4500 / ≈ €4276
Publisher: ROSSI, G.
Date: Rome, 1682

 

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 / ≈ €2613
Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1592

 

Turcici Imperii Imago.

The map shows the Ottoman Empire with Turkey, Black Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Arabia and North Eastern Africa. The map is decorated with a title cartouche and a portrait of...

$1800 / ≈ €1711
Publisher: MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1629

 

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 / ≈ €1663
Publisher: ANTIPHONARIUM
Date: Besançon, 1370

 

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 / ≈ €7127
Publisher: MERCATOR, R.
Date: Amsterdam, 1595-1609

 

Pas-kaart vande Zee kusten van Venecuela met de Byleggende Eylanden. . .

Rare chart of the coast of Venezuela, including the islands of Curaçao, Bonaire, Aruba, etc.The chart has two insets, one (15x22cm) with a map of Curaçao, one smaller w...

$2200 / ≈ €2091
Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1680

 

Hanc Tabulam continens Laetam Pharnambuci.. . [Brazil].

An extremely rare and decorative map of coast-line of Pernambuco. With one inset: In the upper left corner a map of Brazil, with title in five lines Dutch and five lines ...

$4500 / ≈ €4276
Publisher: PISCATOR,N.J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 

Les honneurs du Panthéon . . . . (Plate 433 from La Caricature.)

On the front wall is written: "To the great men and women, our country is grateful". This lithograph shows people hanging in front of the Panthéon, and may be ...

$400 / ≈ €380
Publisher: DAUMIER, H.
Date: Paris, October 23, 1834

 

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 / ≈ €6652
Publisher: BOISSEAU, J.
Date: Paris, 1646

 

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 / ≈ €2091
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Middelburg, before 1623

 

Virginiae Partis Australis, et Floridae Partis Orientalis.

Blaeu based this map on the Mercator-Hondius of 1606. A number of geographical improvements, however were incorporated, although two large fictions lakes accompanied by e...

$1750 / ≈ €1663
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1640

 

(Lübeck) Lvbeca vrbs. imperialis libera. civitatvm. Wandalicarvm. . . .

Impressive more than 3 meters wide panoramic town view after a woodbock engraving from Elias Diebel, originally made in 1552. Of this original woodblock Bachmann mentions...

$5000 / ≈ €4751
Publisher: DIEBEL, E. after
Date: Germany, c. 1855

 

Sincapour.

Early view of Singapore after Paris and engraved in aquatint technique by Sigismond Himely (1801-1872). Published as plate 28 in Voyage autour du monde par les mers de l'...

$1500 / ≈ €1425
Publisher: HIMELY, S.
Date: Paris, Finot, 1835

 

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 / ≈ €475
Publisher: VAN DOETECUM, J. & L.
Date: Antwerp, 1556

 

Hong Kong. [Queen's Road]

Finely executed water color made by Henri Dieth of a charming atmospheric street scene at Queen's Road in Hong Kong. The water color is made after Eduard Hildebrandt (181...

$3500 / ≈ €3326
Publisher: DIETH, H.
Date: Germany, 1882

 

Hongkong Piratenstrasse. [Pirate Street]

Finely executed water color made by Henri Dieth of a charming street scene at "Pirate Street" in Hong Kong. The water color is made after Eduard Hildebrandt (18...

$2500 / ≈ €2376
Publisher: DIETH, H.
Date: Germany, 1882

 

Runde Strasse in Peking.

Finely executed water color made by Henri Dieth of a charming street scene in Peking. The water color is made after Eduard Hildebrandt (1818-1869). Hildebrandt, was born ...

$3500 / ≈ €3326
Publisher: DIETH, H.
Date: Germany, 1882