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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 / ≈ €1638
Maker / Publisher: ANTIPHONARIUM
Place & Date: Besançon, 1370

 


Leaf on vellum from a Missal.

A very fine Missal leaf, written in Latin. RECTO: A wonderful initial O decorated with pen work in red, purple and blue. The initial is 6x6cm. VERSO: one initial "I&...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: MISSAL.
Place & Date: France, c. 1410

 


Leaf on vellum, from a manuscript book of hours.

Scatter border of flowers. Borders of very high quality, executed by an artist of the Ghent-Bruges school.VERSO: 19 lines of Dutch text in brown ink. A 6-lines capital &q...

$1750 / ≈ €1638
Maker / Publisher: BOOK OF HOURS
Place & Date: Flanders, 1450

 


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 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: BOOK OF HOURS
Place & Date: Italy, Ferrara, ca.1480

 


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

 


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 / ≈ €3275
Maker / 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 / ≈ €1871
Maker / 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 / ≈ €1638
Maker / 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 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 1493

 


Quinta Asie Tabvla.

Woodblock map of Persia from Martin Waldseemüller's 1513 edition of Ptolemy,  a landmark work that contributed to major advances in both Renaissance geography and map p...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMY, C. / WALDSEEMÜLLER, M.
Place & Date: Strasbourg, J. Schott, 1513

 


.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 / ≈ €1684
Maker / 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 / ≈ €2059
Maker / 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 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: MER DES HYSTOIRES
Place & Date: Dupre, Paris, 1536

 


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"...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: FRIES, L.
Place & Date: Vienne, 1541

 


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 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: PTOLEMY,C. / FRIES, L.
Place & Date: Vienne, 1541

 


Nueva Hispania tabula nova.

Uncommon first edition of this early map of New Spain, Florida and Gulf of Mexico. The map is an enlarged version of Giacomo Gastaldi's map published in 1548. Nomenclatur...

$1000 / ≈ €936
Maker / Publisher: RUSCELLI, G.
Place & Date: Venice, 1561

 


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 / ≈ €1029
Maker / 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 / ≈ €3743
Maker / 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 / ≈ €2339
Maker / 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 / ≈ €4211
Maker / Publisher: KLAYBER, Melchior ?
Place & Date: Vienna, ca. 1569

 


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...

$5500 / ≈ €5146
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1579

 


Theatrum praecipuarum urbium Ducatus Brabantiae. / bound with : [Hogenbergs Geschichtsblätter].

Volume including two series :1st series : [Schut, Pieter Hendricksz]. Theatrum praecipuarum urbium Ducatus Brabantiae… Illustrated with an engraved title page and 43 pl...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: [SCHUT, Pieter Hendricksz.] / VISSCHER, N. J.
Place & Date: (Amsterdam), N. Visscher, 1657 / Cologne, 1566-1579

 


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

 


Tafel der Lender darin der Apostel Paulus geprediget hat.

Rare wood block map depicting the Mediterranean, with an over-sized Cyprus from the final Dutch edition of Heinrich Bünting's famous Itinerarium Sacrae Scripturae, a boo...

$800 / ≈ €749
Maker / Publisher: BÜNTING,H.
Place & Date: Magdeburg, 1581

 


Cosmographie, ou description des quatre parties du Monde...

Fourth French edition (first French collective edition), considerably enlarged with the double-page truncated cordiform world map "Charte cosmographique", in us...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: APIANUS, Petrus / FRISIUS, Gemma.
Place & Date: Antwerp, Jean Bellere, a l'Aigle d'Or, 1581

 


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 ...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / 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 / ≈ €17779
Maker / Publisher: WAGHENAER, L.J.
Place & Date: Leyden, 1584

 


Belchrijuinghe vande zee custen van Engelandt. . .

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

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / 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 / ≈ €889
Maker / 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 harbor with goods being loaded and unloaded ...

$750 / ≈ €702
Maker / Publisher: DE VOS, M. after
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1585

 


Imposita saxo Jacob cervice quiescens Aligeros scalas vidit imre choros. Gene[sis] 28

A superb example of this illustration showing a blind Isaac blessing Jacob. Copper engraving published in " Thesaurus sacrarum historiarum veteris testamenti, elegan...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: DE JODE, G.
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 / ≈ €795
Maker / Publisher: STRADANUS, Johannes / COLLAERT, Jan (II).
Place & Date: Antwerp, Philips Galle, c. 1590

 


Habiti delle Donne Venetiane . . .

Title page of the book Habiti delle Donne Venetiane" (Dress of Venetian Women) which consists of twenty numbered plates of ornately dressed women. This very decorati...

$1000 / ≈ €936
Maker / Publisher: FRANCO, G.
Place & Date: Venice, ca. 1591

 


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...

$1400 / ≈ €1310
Maker / 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 / ≈ €6082
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1592

 


[Spain and Portugal]

A rare map of Spain and Portugal engraved by Jan and Lucas van Deutecom and published by Gerard de Jode, Antwerp 1593. Latin text on verso.The map appeared in the second ...

$1500 / ≈ €1404
Maker / Publisher: DOETECUM, J. and L. van. / DE JODE, G.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1593

 


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...

$6500 / ≈ €6082
Maker / 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 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: /. S.
Place & Date: France ca.. 1594

 


Nova et recens emendata totius Regni Ungariae una cum adiacentibus et finitimis regionisbus delineatio.

Engraved map by Jan van Deutecum, here the very rare first edition published by Cornelis Nicola in Asterdam in 1596. In very attractive original coloring.A re-issued was ...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: DOETECUM, J. van.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, Cornelius Nicol, 1596

 


Virulus marinus. Cete (Whale and whaling scene)

Whale and whaling scene, set against a mountainous landscape in the manner of Pieter Brueghel the Elder. Plate number 1. The engraving is copied after Adrian Collaert pla...

$300 / ≈ €281
Maker / Publisher: COLLAERT, Adriaen (after)
Place & Date: Antwerp, after 1598

 


Faber piscis, Asellus minor, Conger, Alburinus. (Piscium Vivæ Icones - Fish)

Depiction of Faber piscis, Asellus minor, Conger, Alburinus. Fish set against a mountainous landscape in the manner of Pieter Brueghel the Elder. Plate number 14. The eng...

$200 / ≈ €187
Maker / Publisher: COLLAERT, Adriaen (after)
Place & Date: Antwerp, after 1598

 


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

 


Candia [Map of the island Crete]

Very rare map of the island Crete published in the first edition of "Viaggio da Venetia, a Costantinopoli. Per Mare, e per Terra, & infieme quello di Terra Santa...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: ROSACCIO, Giuseppe.
Place & Date: Venice, Giacomo Franco, 1598

 


Jerusalem.

Very rare view of Jerusalem published in the first edition of "Viaggio da Venetia, a Costantinopoli. Per Mare, e per Terra, & infieme quello di Terra Santa. Da G...

$400 / ≈ €374
Maker / Publisher: ROSACCIO, Giuseppe.
Place & Date: Venice, Giacomo Franco, 1598

 


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 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
Place & Date: Frankfurt a.M. 1597 - 1599

 


Germania.

Second state of this rare "carte à figures"- map of Germany, The Netherlands, Poland and central Europe. Bordered on three sides with portraits and views. In t...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1607

 


(Sea-chart of Catalunia, Languedoc, Provence, Cote d'Azur, Riviera, Corsica with Marseille, Cannes, Nice, Monaco.)

This very rare chart is important as the first printed sea chart of France's Mediterranean coast, also depicting Catalunya's northern coast, the Italian Cote d'Azur till ...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: BARENTSZ, Willem.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1607

 


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

 


Hydrograhica descriptio

This very rare chart is important as the first printed sea chart of the Mediterranean coast of Spain, Gibraltar, also depicting the northern coast of Marocco.Willem Bar...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: BARENDTSZ, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, W.Blaeu, 1612

 


Poloniae, Lituaniaeq descriptio.

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

$1750 / ≈ €1638
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1612

 


Frisia occidentalis.

A rare separately published carte-a-figures of Friesland by Geelkercken in its first state. The title and the coats of arms of the eleven Frisian towns appear in the cent...

$4500 / ≈ €4211
Maker / Publisher: GEELKERCKEN, Nicolaes van.
Place & Date: [Leeuwarden], Dierick Albertsen, 1618

 


Deliciae Batavicae.

It is a charming book illustrated with portraits of Willem of Orange and Prince Maurits and eight engraved armorial plates.  Followed by 30 engraved views or scenes of ...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: MARCUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, Johannes Janssonius, 1618

 


Angliae, Scotiae, et Hiberniae, sive Britannicar : Insularum descriptio.

A rare and ornate map with inset portraits of James First, Henry Prince of Wales Princess Anne of Denmark.Janssonius acquired the copperplate of van den Keere's 1604 Brit...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1621

 


Typus Frisiae Orientalis à Dullarto

One of the most decorative maps of East Frisia and its important shipping center of Emden and the Watten Islands, from the cartography of Ubbo Emmius, a local cartographe...

$900 / ≈ €842
Maker / Publisher: VISSCHER, C.J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1624

 


Summa philosophiae quadripartita, de rebus dialecticis, moralibus et metaphysicis . . [ With unrecorded world map ]

On page 107 a finely copper engraved world map (88x84mm.) Paradigma Terrae Plagas 4.ac 12. Ventorum situm indicans., centered on Europe and Africa, with parts of America,...

$1000 / ≈ €936
Maker / Publisher: EUSTACHE DE SAINT-PAUL
Place & Date: Leiden, Peter Rigaud, 1626

 


Carte de la Coste de La Rochelle a Brouaige et de l'Isle d'Oleron Observee par le S.r de Chattillon ingenieur du Roy.

Map of the island of Oléron, with an inset in lower left corner showing the route of an English fleet to La Rochelle. At the time of mapping the area was a stronghold of...

$900 / ≈ €842
Maker / Publisher: TAVERNIER, M.
Place & Date: Paris, 1627

 


A newe mape of Tartary.

Early edition of one of the most decorative "carte à figures"- map of Tartary, known for its figured borders with costume figures, while above are vignettes of...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: SPEED, J. / HUMBLE, J.
Place & Date: London, 1627

 


The Kingdome of China.

A most sought-after map of China. Decorative border vignettes including views of the cities of Quinzay and Macao along the top border with the wheeled wind machines and p...

$7000 / ≈ €6550
Maker / Publisher: SPEED, J.
Place & Date: London, G. Humble, 1627

 


Portugalliae que olim Lusitania..

The best-known map of Portugal, after Alvares Secco (1560), orientated west to the top of the sheet. Secco's map was copied by many mapmakers and publishers for upwards o...

$600 / ≈ €561
Maker / Publisher: MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1628

 


Europa, ad magnae Europae Gerardi Mercatoris. . .

General map of Europe, as well as Americae Pars, Greenland, Iceland, a Polar landmass, along with the mythical islands of Frisland, Drogeo, and Bradain. A large strapwor...

$2500 / ≈ €2339
Maker / Publisher: MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1628

 


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 / ≈ €1684
Maker / Publisher: MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1629

 


Coloniensis Archiepisscopatus.

Extremely rare first edition of this beautiful map of Cologne and Dusseldorff.Jodocus Hondius Jr. planned to produce a new modern atlas less dependent on the Mercator pla...

$500 / ≈ €468
Maker / Publisher: HONDIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1629

 


Valletta citta nova dimalta.

Early copper engraved map of the towns of Valletta, Borgo, Sanglea di Sto. Michele, and the church of St. Salvator -known as the Three Cities., engraved by Henry Raignaul...

$3500 / ≈ €3275
Maker / Publisher: RAIGNIAULD, H.
Place & Date: Paris, Michael Soly, 1629

 


Daniae Regni Typum..

A first state. Very decorative "carte à figures"- map of Denmark with the signature of the engraver Abraham Goos. Printed on heavy paper, in spite of its repai...

$2750 / ≈ €2573
Maker / Publisher: VISSCHER, C. J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1629

 


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 ...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: PISCATOR,N.J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 


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 / ≈ €4211
Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 


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 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: PISCATOR, N.J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 


Tabula nova Poloniae et Silesiae.

Second state, dated 1630 underneath the title. A finely engraved carte á figures with cartouche representing in the four corners of the map : Kings ( on the left side Si...

$4000 / ≈ €3743
Maker / Publisher: VISSCHER, N.J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 


Tabula electoratus Brandenburgici, Meckelenburgi, et maximae partis Pomeraniae, ex variis, famosissimisq[ue] auctoribus summo studio concinnata. . .

Uncommon "carte à figures"- map engraved by the master engraver Abraham Goos and published by Claes Jansz. Visscher (1587-1652). Showing the part of western Po...

$2000 / ≈ €1871
Maker / Publisher: VISSCHER, N. J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 


Romani Imperii Imago.

Very rare map in a first edition by Jacques Honervogt. Copied after a map by Ortelius but much rarer. The medallion portraits are of Romulus and Remus - the genealogical ...

$2500 / ≈ €2339
Maker / Publisher: HONERVOGT, J.
Place & Date: Paris, 1630

 


Daniae regni typum . . .

Second Edition, now for the first time with a date (1630), this rare map which - like that of Janssonius-Kaerius - is based on John Speed's map of 1626. The side borders ...

$2500 / ≈ €2339
Maker / Publisher: PISCATOR or VISSCHER,C.J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 


Belgii sive Germaniae Inferioris accuratissima tabula.

Very rare and very decorative map with in the right and left borders costumed figures and town plans alternately. In top and bottom border town plans and views.Separate p...

$3500 / ≈ €3275
Maker / Publisher: HONDIUS, H.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1631

 


Nova Germaniae Descriptio..

A finely engraved carte à figures, with the side borders depicting emperors, while the upper and lower panels contain finely engraved miniature town prospects, among the...

$2500 / ≈ €2339
Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1632

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


Tractus Danubii, Fluminis in Europa Maximi, A Fontibus, Per Germaniam. . .

This is Blaeu’s first map of the Danube and surrounding regions. The Danube River runs through the map from the top left with its headwaters in the German Black Forest ...

$3000 / ≈ €2807
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1634

 


Constantinopolitanae urbis effigies ad vivum expressa, quam Turcae Stampoldam vocant. A° MDCXXXV.

Large, decorative view of the city of Constantinople, with legend across the bottom. It is beautifully engraved with quaint scenes of everyday life, including hunters wit...

$2200 / ≈ €2059
Maker / Publisher: MERIAN, M.
Place & Date: Frankfurt, 1635

 


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 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
Place & Date: Brunswick, ca. 1635

 


Amstelodamum, Celebre Emporium Forma Plana.

Second state of this rare and decorative plan of Amsterdam with Visscher's imprint. With a panoramic view seen from the IJ and further insets of Council House, The Exchan...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: VISSCHER, Claes Jansz.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, c. 1636