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Nouvelle et exacte description du globe terrestre reveue corrigée et augmente´e suivant les derniéres relations des Anglais et Hollandois. Par Guillaume Blaeu 1645.

Extremely rare and decorative "carte a figures" world map published by Anthoine de Fer. The double hemisphere world map is surrounded by constellations of the A...

$35000 / ≈ €35000
Publisher: DE FER, A.
Date: Paris, 1645

 

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 / ≈ €7000
Publisher: BOISSEAU, J.
Date: Paris, 1646

 

Carta prima Generale dell' Asia.

FIRST STATE of Robert Dudley's general chart of the Persian Gulf, going east through India to the southeastern coast of China showing Macau and the area of present-day Ho...

$17500 / ≈ €17500
Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Date: Florence, 1646

 

Carta terza Generale del' Asia.

Rare first state of this important chart showing part of the north coast of New Guinea and islands of the Pacific Ocean. To the north of Japan the landmass of Isola di Ie...

$3500 / ≈ €3500
Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Date: Florence, 1646

 

Asia carta di ciasete piu moderna. (Japan)

Rare FIRST STATE of this important map for Korea and Japan map of the Blancus/Moreira type, but adds a huge 'Jesso' filling the top of this old map. The map is of interes...

$15000 / ≈ €15000
Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Date: Florence, 1646-1647

 

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

 

Bressia vulgo Bresse. [colored by Van Santen]

Title cartouche with putti and surveyor with surveying instruments. Upper right-hand corner Geneva, lower left Lyon and in the center Bourg-en Bresse. Upper right-hand co...

$1200 / ≈ €1200
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1650

 

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

 

Tabula Russiae.

One of the most decorative maps of Russia, based on the work of Fedor Borisovich. Visscher's version of Hessel Gerritsz' rare map of Russia. In an inset -130x170mm- a pla...

$3000 / ≈ €3000
Publisher: VISSCHER, C.J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1651

 

Americae Nova Descriptio.

Final state. According to Philip Burden, "this scarce map is America's first single-sheet map with decorative borders." A re-issue of the 1614 plate by Pieter v...

$16000 / ≈ €16000
Publisher: VISSCHER, N.J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1652

 

Carte des Trois Arabies. Tiree en Partie de l'Arabe de Nubie, en Partie de Divers autres Autheurs. . .

Rare map of the Arabian Peninsula, first published in 1654 and one of the first large maps focused specifically on the Arabian Peninsula. Sanson's map of the Arabian Peni...

$1500 / ≈ €1500
Publisher: SANSON, N. / MARIETTE, P.
Date: Paris, 1654

 

Terra Promissions.

A beautifully executed and very rare map of the Promised Land, divided into the 12 Tribes. The shore line runs in north-southwesterly direction from Sidon as far as Pelus...

$4000 / ≈ €4000
Publisher: HONERVOGT, J.
Date: Paris, c.1655

 

Tweevoudigh onderwiis van de Hemelsche en Aerdsche Globen; Het een Na de meyning van Ptolemeus met een vasten Aerdkloot; Het ander Na de Natuerlijcke stelling van N. Copernicus met een loopenden Aerdkloot:

Willem Blaeu's guide to the making of globes, first published in 1620, here reprinted by his son, Joan.The book consists of two parts; volume I : Astronomical principles ...

$2750 / ≈ €2750
Publisher: BLAEU, W.
Date: Amsterdam, 1655

 

Moscovia urbs Metropolis totius Russiae Albae.

Detailed bird's-eye town-plan of Moscow from Janssonius' rare townbook. With a key (1-20) to important spots in town. The verso has French text and originates from Jansso...

$6000 / ≈ €6000
Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1657

 

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

 

Pascaerte vande Caribische Eylanden, vande Barbados tot aende Bocht van Mexico ‘t Amsterdam By Hendrick Doncker. . .

First state. Rare. “This chart appeared in the first edition of Hendrick Doncker’s Zee-Atlas, of which no surviving example is known” -- Burden. This is an example ...

$4500 / ≈ €4500
Publisher: DONCKER, H.
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

 

Xantung, sinarum imperii provincia quatra.

A map of the northern province ‘Xantung’ of China after the Jesuit Martino Martini.Shows the Great Wall and is centered on the Bohai Sea, and the Shandong and Liaonin...

$2000 / ≈ €2000
Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Date: Amsterdam, ca 1660

 

Nova XVII Provinciarum Inferioris Germaniae descriptio .

Extremely rare map of the Benelux by Frederick de Widt. Originally engraved and published by P.Kaerius in 1607. In 1662 the plate came in the possession of Frederick de W...

$9000 / ≈ €9000
Publisher: JACOBSZ.,Th. / DE WIDT, F.
Date: Amsterdam, 1662

 

Novus Atlas Absolutissimus... Die Wasser-Welt, oder See-Atlas.

Volume IX (Sea-Atlas) of the "Novus Atlas Absolutissimus". German text, letterpress title on slip within hand-colored engraved architectural border, heightened...

$40000 / ≈ €40000
Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, Janssonius heirs, 1657 [after 1664

 

Cajanie, ou Bothnie Orientale Tirée de celles d'Andr Burae et de Isaac Massa. . .

Map of the Northern part of Gulf of Bothnia, today's border area between Sweden and Finland. The map derive from the work of the Swedish cartographer Andreas Bureus and I...

$600 / ≈ €600
Publisher: SANSON, N.
Date: Paris, P.Mariette, 1666

 

Pascarte van Europa Beginnende vande Canael tot aen Spitbergen, en van Ysland tot aen Nova Zemla . . .

An eye-catching chart of northern Europe with coastline from northern Russia to the Dutch English Channel in the south. Good detail on Iceland. North to the top.In upper ...

$3750 / ≈ €3750
Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Date: Amsterdam, after 1666

 

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 / ≈ €9000
Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Date: London : Printed by the Author at his house in White-Friers, 1669

 

Canibales Insulae.

Rare, early Dutch nautical chart of the Caribbean from Puerto Rico southward.

$1200 / ≈ €1200
Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1670

 

French composite atlas made up of rare maps published by Parisian editors from the 17th century , mainly by G. Jollain including scarce maps of America.

 A rare French composite atlas including 90 maps, published by Parisian publishers from the 17th   century, mainly by Gérard I Jollain,  or by maps bought from Dutch...

$90000 / ≈ €90000
Publisher: JOLLAIN, G.
Date: Paris, ca. 1675

 

EUROP, and the cheife Cities contayned therin described. . .

A good impression from an early edition of this famous and decorative "carte à figures"- map from the first world atlas produced by an Englishman - John Speed'...

$3000 / ≈ €3000
Publisher: SPEED, J. / BASSET, T. / CHISWELL, R.
Date: London, 1627 - 1676

 

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

 

(Totius Americae nova et exacta tabula ex) optimis tum geographorum tum aliorum scriptis collecta et ad hodiernam regnorum principatuum et maiorum partium distinctionem accomodata.

Eastern part of a two sheet map of America, with an attribution to Willem Blaeu. According to Philip Burden the map was derived from Cornelius Danckert's 1647 map of the ...

$7500 / ≈ €7500
Publisher: ROSSI, G. / BLAEU, W.
Date: Rome, 1679

 

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

 

Nova Orbis Tabula in Lucem edita A.F.de Wit.

According to Shirley, De Wit's map is one of the most attractive of its time. The brilliant scenes in the corners combine images of the four seasons, the elements, and th...

$5000 / ≈ €5000
Publisher: DE WIT, F.
Date: Amsterdam, 1680

 

Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula.

A beautifully decorative world map taken from the 'English Atlas' by Moses Pitt and Steven Swart, based on an earlier engraved world map by Pieter van den Keere ca. 1630,...

$6000 / ≈ €6000
Publisher: PITT, M. / SWART, S. / JANSSONIUS VAN WAESBERGHE,
Date: Oxford, 1680

 

Ignographia candiae tertia a turcis obsessae in lucem edita a F. de Wit.

A scarce broadsheet plan and prospect of Heraklion on one sheet: prospect 180 x 495mm, map 395 x 495mm., in lower part a printed description "Abbildung der starken S...

$3000 / ≈ €3000
Publisher: DE WIT, F.
Date: Amsterdam, 1680

 

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 / ≈ €7500
Publisher: TAVERNIER, J.B.
Date: Nuremberg, 1681

 

Waere affbeeldinge wegens het casteel ende stadt Batavia.

A good impression of this finely engraved and detailed plan of Batavia, present-day Jakarta, the Dutch center of trading activities in the East Indies. Copied after Cleme...

$3250 / ≈ €3250
Publisher: LETI, G.
Date: Amsterdam, 1681

 

Jerusalem.

Engraved by Bastiaan Stoopendaal from Juan Bautista Villapando's imaginary town-plan of Jerusalem. This bird's-eye view is surrounded by 12 scenes, views and portraits of...

$600 / ≈ €600
Publisher: STOOPENDAAL, B.
Date: Amsterdam, 1682

 

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

 

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

 

Archipelague du Mexique ou sont les Isles de Cuba..

Scarce map of Caribbean. A visually stunning map with a large title cartouche. This large one-sheet map was produced by the Venetian cosmographer Vincenzo Coronelli when ...

$2000 / ≈ €2000
Publisher: NOLIN, J.B. / CORONELLI, P.
Date: Paris, 1688

 

Isola di Madagascar o di S. Lorenzo Scoperta dà Portoghesi nell anno 1506. . .

Decorative and highly detailed map of Madagascar, including 2 decorative cartouches and other embellishments.The remarkable Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718), was a Francisc...

$900 / ≈ €900
Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Date: Venice, 1690

 

Les vallées du Piemont. Habitees par les Vaudois ou Berbets. . .

Detailed map of Piedmont region covering French and Italian territories. Surrounded by a French text description "Description des vallées du Piemont qu'habitent par...

$750 / ≈ €750
Publisher: NOLIN, J-B.
Date: Paris, 1690

 

[Il mondo a pezzi - Europa].

Satirical representation of the division of the world by the main European powers. At the center of the scene a globe on which is written "MONDO Maledeto Interesse ...

$3000 / ≈ €3000
Publisher: MITELLI, G.
Date: Bologna, 1690

 

Het gezandtschap der Neerlandtsche Oost-Indische Compagnie, aan den grooten Tartarischen Cham, Den tegenwoordigen Keizer van China. . .

Third edition of this beautifully illustrated work on China. The first edition was published in 1665.Jan Nieuhof was a "Dutch traveler and adventurer" (1618-72)...

$5500 / ≈ €5500
Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Date: Amsterdam, W. Waasberge, 1693

 

Hamburgum.

Engraved bird's-eye town-plan of Hamburg, two keys below. Frederick de Wit published after 1694 a town book of European and Asian cities (Theatrum Praecipuarum Totius Eur...

$800 / ≈ €800
Publisher: DE WIT, F
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1694

 

Belgii novi, angliae novae, et partis Virginiae . . .

This example is state 3 of the original Janssonius plate, printed after Schenk acquired the plates at public auction in 1694 from the heirs of Jansson van Waesberge. The ...

$5000 / ≈ €5000
Publisher: SCHENK, P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1694

 

Parte orientale della China.. / Parte occidentale della China. (2 sheets)

The map depicts the eastern part of China with Korea -correctly- as a peninsula. Formosa is included as well. Japan is partly visible i.e. the area of Yamaguchi, strait K...

$7500 / ≈ €7500
Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Date: Venice, 1695

 

Lutetiae Parisiorum Universae Galliae Metropolis Novissima & Accuratissima Delineatio per Jacobum de la Feuille.

Bird-eye view of Paris,with key to the different locations.

$3750 / ≈ €3750
Publisher: DE LA FEUILLE, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1696

 

Marcomania hoggidi Merchesato de Moravia. . .

Although Komensky's map of Moravia was already known in his time, Coronelli used the obsolete map by Fabricius, with a lot of locations added by the publisher's unchained...

$600 / ≈ €600
Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Date: Venice, 1696

 

Parte Orientale della Spagna. . .

A scarce and very attractive double sheet detailed map of Spain and Portugal. This map appeared in the "Atlante Veneto", Coronelli's best known work. In a typic...

$1200 / ≈ €1200
Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Date: Venice, 1696

 

Parte settentrionale dell' Irlanda / Irlanda parte meridionale . . .

A beautiful and flamboyantly engraved grand two-sheet map of Ireland. Embellished with two cartouches, a vessel under sail and a sea monster.The map is the product of the...

$1000 / ≈ €1000
Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Date: Venice, 1696

 

Tractatorum biblicorum hoc est variarum in diversas materias biblicas commentationum... Tomus VI.

Book (tome. VI) illustrated with 3 folding maps and 9 copper-plate Biblical engravings by the German master Joseph à Montalegre, including the rare map of the double-hem...

$7500 / ≈ €7500
Publisher: ARIAS MONTANUS, B.
Date: Wustius & Andrae, Frankfurt am Main, 1696

 

Venise. 1700

Extremely rare panoramic broad sheet panoramic town-view of Venice with underneath in letter press a description of the town's history. The view measures more than 1 mete...

$25000 / ≈ €25000
Publisher: JAILLOT, H.
Date: Paris, 1699

 

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

 

Chorographia Terrae Sanctae in Angustiorem. . .

Rare. Large visually rich map decorated with illustrations of the sacred objects and places of Judaism. In the bottom center is a plan of ancient Jerusalem, and the route...

$1200 / ≈ €1200
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 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

 

Volna.

Very decorative and rare panoramic town-view of Volna.The engraver and publisher of prints, Mrs. Anna Beek of the Hague, enlarged the print and mounted it on larger paper...

$1500 / ≈ €1500
Publisher: BEEK, A. / MERIAN, C.
Date: The Hague, ca. 1700

 

Tschopau.

Very decorative and rare panoramic of Tschopau.The engraver and publisher of prints, Mrs. Anna Beek of the Hague, enlarged the print and mounted it on larger paper: she ...

$1750 / ≈ €1750
Publisher: BEEK, A. / MERIAN, C.
Date: The Hague, ca. 1700

 

[CROATIA]. Carta geographica generalatus carlostatuensiscum adgacentibus confinis turcicis et venetis martinimis dolmatio istrensibus.

Fine and rare manuscript map of Croatia and the Dalmatian coast from the early eighteenth century. Oriented to the south the map details the Venetian, Austrian and Turkis...

$15000 / ≈ €15000
Publisher: [Anonymous]
Date: Venice ?, c. 1700

 

Plan van de Batailje der Hollandse en Franse Armée voorgevallen tussen Merijsebroek Wilmerdonk en Orderen op den 30. Junij onder commando van de Heer Generaal Obdam.

A broadside or occasionally broadsheet is a large sheet of paper printed on one side only and typically used as a poster to announce some event, proclamation or other mat...

$450 / ≈ €450
Publisher: HUSSON, P.
Date: The Hague, 1703

 

(Mer Noire ou Maieure, Pont Euxin.)

Very rare and detailed map of the Black Sea area prepared by Placide de Sainte-Hélène (1648-1734). and engraved by Claude-Auguste Berey (1651-1732).The map is of partic...

$500 / ≈ €500
Publisher: PLACIDE, P. / BEREY, C-A.
Date: Paris, 1703

 

La mer Mediterranee divisee en ses principales parties ou mers. . .

Very large map centered on the Mediterranean. With a sub title along upper margin "La Mer Mediterranée divisée en Mer de Levant et de Ponant Subdivisées en Leurs ...

$1500 / ≈ €1500
Publisher: SANSON, N. / JAILLOT, A.H. / MORTIER, P.
Date: Amsterdam, c.1705

 

LA RUSSIE NOIRE ou POLONOISE qui Comprend les PROVINCES DE LA RUSSIE NOIRE de VOLHYNIE et de PODOLIE divisées en leurs Palatinats Vulgairement Connües sous le Nom D'VKRAINE ou PAYS DES COSAQUES.

Very rare map of the Ukraine and Poland, prepared by Sanson in 1675 in a third state, published by the heirs of Sanson, in Paris in 1706. The imprint changed to: Par les ...

$2700 / ≈ €2700
Publisher: SANSON de ABBEVILLE, N.
Date: Paris, 1706

 

Nansenbushu bankoku shoka no zu.

This map is a great example of Japanese world maps representing Buddhist cosmology with real-world cartography. It is the earliest one and - therefore - the prototype for...

$20000 / ≈ €20000
Publisher: ZUDA ROKASHI (Priest Motan)
Date: Kyoto, (Hoei 7 = Year of the Tiger) 1710

 

De Haven en Straat von Gibraltar, Niewlyks getekend, en in`t licht gebracht door Johannes Covens en Cornelis Mortier tot Amsterdam.

Decorative map showing the siege of Gibraltar during the Spanish war of succession. This highly interesting map is richly ornated with three additional inset maps and vie...

$1000 / ≈ €1000
Publisher: COVENS, J./ MORTIER, C.
Date: Amsterdam, 1710

 

Le Royaume de Siam avec Les Royaumes Qui Luy sont Tributaries & c. / La Royaume de Siam avec les royaumes qui luy sont Tributaires, et les Isles de Sumatra, Andemaon, etc. . . [two sheet map]

Influential map of Southeast Asia and the East Indies including modern day Thailand, southern Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo, Sumatra and Java. Ottens inc...

$2200 / ≈ €2200
Publisher: OTTENS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1710

 

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

 

Nieuwe en Nette Afteekening van het Eyland Corsica en het Eyland Elba vertoonende alle desselfs Havenen, Steeden en Rivieren . . .

Highly decorative large sea chart of Corsica, Sardinia and Elba, including multiple sailing ships, compass roses, cartouche, coat of arms, rhumb lines, topographical deta...

$4000 / ≈ €4000
Publisher: VAN KEULEN, G.
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1710

 

De golf van Bengalen.

Rare of the Indian Ocean, with nice detail on Ceylon (Sri Lanka) with compass roses and system of rhumb lines, soundings and anchorage's. Many place names. The plate was...

$2300 / ≈ €2300
Publisher: DONCKER, H.
Date: Amsterdam, after 1669-1712

 

Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid, vertoonende de opkomst, voortgang en ondergang der Actie, Bubbel en Windnegotie, in Vrankryk, Engeland, en de Nederlanden, gespleegt in den Jaare MDCCXX...

AN EARLY ISSUE of this biting and vulgar satire on the Mississippi and South Sea Bubbles and an extraordinary visual record with 78 plates of the first banking crash, sho...

$10000 / ≈ €10000
Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 

Carte Geographique Astronomique Chronologique et Historique du Monde. [4 sheets] Together with 4 continent maps.

French wall map of the world in 4 sheets published by Crépy "à l'entrée du Cloistre de St. Benoist du côté des maturins". A decorative map surrounded by tw...

$19500 / ≈ €19500
Publisher: CREPY.
Date: Paris, 1720

 

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

 

Stoel des Oorlogs in America Waar in Vertoont Werden Alle Desself Voornaamste Eylande . . .

Large impressive map of the West Indies with the Gulf of Mexico and Florida. The map shows prominently in the center Cuba, Haiti, the Bahamas and Florida, which is here m...

$1500 / ≈ €1500
Publisher: OTTENS, R. and J.
Date: Amsterdam, c. 1720

 

Vue et description des principales villes de l'Armenie et de la Georgie avec les habillements des femmes du pays, et ceux des prêtres et religieux armeniens. . .Tom: V N° 11 Pag: 28

View and description of the principal Armenian and Georgian cities with illustrations of Armenian women's garments as well as priests' and monks' clothing. The views are ...

$300 / ≈ €300
Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Date: Amsterdam, ca 1720

 

Carte historique de la France, et l'Angleterre depuis la naissance de Jésus-Christ jusqu'à l'an 1700, qui contient en abrégé les événements principaux de ces royaumes pendant l'empire romain. . .

A rare wall map showing a chronological tree of French and English historical events from the year of the birth of Christ until 1700. The map is prepared by Jérôme Andr...

$1750 / ≈ €1750
Publisher: MARTIGNONI, J. A.
Date: Paris, c. 1721

 

Waere Affbeeldinge Wegens het Casteel ende Stadt BATAVIA Gelegen opt Groot Eylant Java.

A good impression of this finely engraved and detailed plan of Batavia, present-day Jakarta, the Dutch center of trading activities in the East Indies. Copied after Cleme...

$2500 / ≈ €2500
Publisher: COVENS, J. / MORTIER, C.
Date: Amsterdam, 1721

 

Nieuwe Kaart van het Eyland Sumatra..

Fine chart depicting the Island of Sumatra and the southern coasts of Malaysia from Quedo to Johore. North is orientated to the left of the page. Singapore is probably id...

$2500 / ≈ €2500
Publisher: VALENTIJN, F.
Date: Amsterdam, 1726

 

Die Insel Formosa neu abgemessen auf Befehl Kaysers Kamhi.

One of the earliest obtainable printed map of Taiwan or Formosa Island. It was issued around 1726 to illustrate Joseph Stöcklein's [Stoecklein] compellation of Jesuit mi...

$1200 / ≈ €1200
Publisher: STOCKLEIN, J.
Date: Augsburg, 1726

 

Atlas composite.

A composite atlas including 93 double page maps on very sound paper and with fine contemporary out line color. The maps are dated between 1700 et 1727 except for one map ...

$35000 / ≈ €35000
Publisher: L'ISLE, G. de.
Date: Paris, 1700-1727

 

Le temple de la Mecque avec une description de tout ce qu'on y voit . . .

Fascinating engraving depicting the Muslim Kaaba at Mecca. Below the main image are two smaller vignette images of people praying. In between the two vignettes is a key (...

$1000 / ≈ €1000
Publisher: CHATELAIN, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1728

 

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 / ≈ €18000
Publisher: KAEMPFER, E.
Date: Amsterdam, 1729

 

Insularum Moluccarum Nova description.

Exquisite map of the famous Spice Islands based on the islands described by Jan Huyghen van Linschoten. This map was the first large scale map of the region and depicts t...

$800 / ≈ €800
Publisher: SCHENK, P. / VALK, G.
Date: Amsterdam, 1730