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Le Théâtre du monde dédié au roi contenant les cartes générales et particulières des royaumes et états qui le composent.

The present example of the Théâtre du monde is the reissue of 1746 by Jean-Baptiste Nolin II. This scarce atlas is illustrated with 123 maps mostly double-page, in orig...

$135000 / ≈ €126322
Maker / Publisher: NOLIN, J.-B.
Place & Date: Paris, 1746

 


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

 


Atlas van Zeevaert en Koophandel door de Geheele Weereldt.

Engraved frontispiece, title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, engraved dedication to the Dutch East India Company, 32 double-page engraved charts with con...

$65000 / ≈ €60822
Maker / Publisher: OTTENS, Reinier and Josua
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1745

 


Manuscript map of the Bay of Nagasaki.

An extremely rare manuscript chart in brown ink and wash color on a printed sheet of paper with a system of rhumblines and latitude scales. This chart shows the Bay of Na...

$50000 / ≈ €46786
Maker / Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1750

 


ATLAS RUSSICUS mappa una generali et undeviginti specialibus vastissimum Imperium Russicum cum adiacentibus regionibus [repeated in French].

After an unnumbered general map of Russia there are 13 numbered maps that cover European Russia (scale 1, 1.527.000). The other (last) 6 maps cover Asian Russia (Siberia,...

$40000 / ≈ €37429
Maker / Publisher: Akademie von Wissenschaften
Place & Date: St Peterburg, Akademie von Wissenschaften. 1745

 


Description geographique, historique, chronologique, politique, et physique de l'empire de la Chine et de la Tartarie chinoise.

First edition of this cornerstone of any collection of books on China, which is also among the rarest and most desirable of important Americana, included in Rare American...

$30000 / ≈ €28072
Maker / Publisher: DU HALDE, Jean Baptiste.
Place & Date: Paris, P. G. Le Mercier, 1735

 


CH'ONHA CHIDO [Atlas of all under Heaven]

The Ch’onha chido [Atlas of all under Heaven] is a late 18th century copy of the traditional Korean atlas produced in the early Choson dynasty (1392-1910). One of the m...

$30000 / ≈ €28072
Maker / Publisher: Anonymous
Place & Date: Korea, ca. 1790

 


[ LANDSKROON ]. Oranda Fune no zu [= Depiction of a Dutch Ship].

A very large and extremely detailed Japanese drawing on rice paper of a Dutch ship at the artificial island Deshima, the VOC's outpost in Nagasaki harbour. In the drawing...

$30000 / ≈ €28072
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Japan, Kansei 4, 2nd month, 9th day, 30 March? 1792

 


Pomponii Melae De Orbis Situ Libri tres…[with Oronce Fine double-cordiform worldmap].

Third edition with the commentary of Joachim Vadian with some contemporary notes in Latin, issued with the first edition of Oronce Fine full-sheet woodcut map of the worl...

$28000 / ≈ €26200
Maker / Publisher: POMPONIUS MELA / ORONCE FINE.
Place & Date: Paris, (Chretien Wechel), 1530

 


Globe Terrestre Didié et Présénté a Monseigneur le Comté Maubec de Brancas...

Terrestial globe dated 1741.  Complete title "Globe Terrestre  Didié et Présénté a Monseigneur le Comté  Maubec de Brancas Par Jacque  Hardy. Dressé sur ...

$25000 / ≈ €23393
Maker / Publisher: HARDY, Jacques
Place & Date: Paris, dated 1741

 


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

 


COLLECTION OF HONG KONG MAPS, BOOKS & FLYERS. Including CHINA - HONGKONG surveyed by Captn. Sir Edward Belcher, in H.M.S. Sulphur 1841. Corrected to 1901.

A collection of 30 maps, prints, and publications relating to Hong Kong. Including : - BELCHER, E. Sir, An updated version of this most important nautical chart of Hong K...

$25000 / ≈ €23393
Maker / Publisher: BRITISH ADMIRALTY/ AMONG OTHERS
Place & Date: London, 1841 - 1901

 


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 / ≈ €23393
Maker / Publisher: JAILLOT, H.
Place & Date: Paris, 1699

 


[World and 4 continents] Carte Geographique Astronomique Chronologique et Historique du Monde.

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 wall map of the worl...

$25000 / ≈ €23393
Maker / Publisher: (INSELIN, Charles / CREPY [Family]
Place & Date: Paris, 1720-1735

 


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...

$25000 / ≈ €23393
Maker / Publisher: DE FER, A.
Place & Date: Paris, 1645

 


Benedict. Arias Montanus Sacrae Geographiae Tabulam Ex Antiq

THE EXTREMELY RARE FIRST STATE landmark world map, famed for its depiction of the Australian landmass.One of the earliest printed maps to depict the “terra incognita...

$21500 / ≈ €20118
Maker / Publisher: ARIAS (MONTANO), Benito:
Place & Date: Anvers 1571 /1572

 


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

 


Nova et Accuratissima Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula.

Since its appearance as an Appendix in 1630, the atlas launched by Willem Blaeu and continued by his son Joan had expanded greatly. But despite many new regional maps the...

$17500 / ≈ €16375
Maker / Publisher: BLAEU, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1662

 


Le globe terrestre representé en deux plans-hemispheres, Dressé sur la Projection de Mr. De la Hyre...

“This splendid GlobeTerrestre originally published by J.B. Nolin is one of the finest large-scale world maps to be produced and is a fitting bridge between the geograph...

$17500 / ≈ €16375
Maker / Publisher: NOLIN, J.-B. / CREPY.
Place & Date: Paris, c. 1780

 


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 / ≈ €16375
Maker / Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Place & Date: Florence, 1646

 


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...

$16000 / ≈ €14971
Maker / Publisher: ZUDA ROKASHI (Priest Motan)
Place & Date: Kyoto, (Hoei 7 = Year of the Tiger) 1710

 


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 / ≈ €14971
Maker / Publisher: VISSCHER, N.J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1652

 


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 / ≈ €14036
Maker / Publisher: DUDLEY, R.
Place & Date: Florence, 1646-1647

 


20 advertising gouaches for tobacco industry.

A stunning collection of 20 original square and rectangular decorative commercial designs for the Tabaco industries in gouache and watercolor by the artist and graphic de...

$15000 / ≈ €14036
Maker / Publisher: PICHON, R. (Workshop).
Place & Date: Paris, ca. 1930

 


Mapa De la parte de la Isla Formosa sa perteneciente al Emperadotde la China sacado por Ord. De S.M.

Extremely rare map of the west coast of Taiwan, the Punghu or Pescadore Islands, and the Fokien or Fujian coast of China. Several ancient Taiwanese cities are noted, incl...

$15000 / ≈ €14036
Maker / Publisher: DE LA CONCEPTION, J.
Place & Date: Manilla, Seminario Conciliar, y Real de San Carlos, 1788-1792

 


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 / ≈ €14036
Maker / Publisher: COVENS / MORTIER
Place & Date: Amsterdam, c. 1740

 


A Map of the British Empire in AMERICA with the French, Spanish and Hollandish Settlements Adjacent Thereto. by Henry Popple. / Nouvelle Carte Particuliere de L'Amerique . . .

The four sheet Dutch edition of Popple's monumental map of North America, in mint condition. Encompassing the West Indies, Florida, Louisiana, Texas and Central America.T...

$15000 / ≈ €14036
Maker / Publisher: POPPLE,H / MORTIER, J. and C.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1737

 


[ Hong Kong / Canton ] Nieuwe Pas=Caart strekkende van Pta Cataon tot Pta. Lamtoan, langs de kusten van Cochinchina, Tonquin, Quangsi en Quantung [?] van Macao.

A finely engraved and detailed chart of Vietnam reaching to Macao and present-day Hong Kong..Very rare: only included in the 6th volume (so-called secret atlas) of Van Ke...

$12500 / ≈ €11696
Maker / Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1753

 


[Manuscript map, mounted on linen and on rollers]

With a title in the upper right corner "Carta geographica generalatus carlostatuensiscum adgacentibus confinis turcicis et venetis martinimis dolmatio istrensibus.&q...

$12000 / ≈ €11229
Maker / Publisher: Anonymous
Place & Date: Venice, c. 1700

 


Islandia.

Perhaps the most famous map of Iceland. On the south side of the island a collection of all possible sea monsters is depicted. Polar bears on ice flows and volcanoes in t...

$11000 / ≈ €10293
Maker / Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Place & Date: Antwerp, 1603

 


L'Art arabe d'après les monuments du Kaire depuis le VIIe siècle jusqu'à la fin du XVIIIe.

Prisse d’Avennes was one of the foremost scholars of Arabic art and architecture of the 19th century; this work represents the summation of his studies. From the aspect...

$10000 / ≈ €9357
Maker / Publisher: PRISSE D'AVENNES, Achille Constant.
Place & Date: Paris, Morel, 1877

 


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

 


Carte D'Amerique Divisée en ses Principaux Pays. . .

Rare. Uncommon and decorative wall map of America, prepared by Clouet. With superb decorative borders, 170mm wide at the sides and 150mm at the bottom, containing twenty ...

$10000 / ≈ €9357
Maker / Publisher: CLOUET, J. B. L. abbé / MONDHARE, L.
Place & Date: Paris, Cadiz, 1785

 


Paskaerte Zynde t'Oosterdeel Van Oost Indien, met alle de Eylanden daer ontrendt geleegen van C. Comorin tota aen Iapan.

An eye-catching chart of Pieter Goos' sea chart of Australia, Southeast Asia, China, Japan, Korea and India. The chart shows the regions from Cape Comorin (Southern India...

$10000 / ≈ €9357
Maker / Publisher: GOOS, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1669

 


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

 


Rare collection of costume plates.

Rare collection of costume plates published in Augsburg by the famous publishers Martin Engelbrecht, Ioh. Georg Hertel and the Jeremias Wolff Heirs.Composition :2 plates ...

$9500 / ≈ €8889
Maker / Publisher: WOLFF, Jeremias (heirs) / ENGELBRECHT, Mart
Place & Date: Augsburg, ca. 1730

 


Carte d'Europe . . .

Rare. Uncommon and decorative wall map of Europe, prepared by Clouet. With superb decoration including a wonderful rococo border with vignettes describing historical scen...

$9000 / ≈ €8421
Maker / Publisher: CLOUET / MONDHARE
Place & Date: Paris, 1785-1788

 


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 / ≈ €8421
Maker / Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Place & Date: London : Printed by the Author at his house in White-Friers, 1669

 


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 / ≈ €8421
Maker / Publisher: JACOBSZ.,Th. / DE WIDT, F.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1662

 


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...

$9000 / ≈ €8421
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 


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 / ≈ €8421
Maker / Publisher: VLAANDEREN, Cornelis André
Place & Date: Bruges, Leon Burghgraeve, 1939

 


Recueil de costumes. Imagini degl'abiti con cui Va uestita la Nobiltà della Serenis.ma Republica di Venezia. Suivi de: [Augsburger Kleidertrachten].

Imagini degl'abiti con cui Va uestita la Nobiltà della Serenis.ma Republica di Venezia. Dedicate all'Illmo et Ecc.mo Sig.r Andrea da Leze Degnis.mo Proc.tor di S: Marco....

$8500 / ≈ €7954
Maker / Publisher: [BALDUINO (Giacomo)], ZUCHI (Andrea) / WOLFF (Jeremias).
Place & Date: Venezia, Ragheno, 1702 / Augsbourg, J. Wolff, ca. 1715

 


Plan de Constantinople, non compris ses faubourgs. Grave d'apres les documents du ministere de la Guerre par E. Olivier.

A very rare lithographic town-plan of Istanbul, Scale 98 yards to one inch., printed in Pera, Istanbul by E. Olivier. The ornate design on the top of the title is a tugh...

$8000 / ≈ €7486
Maker / Publisher: OLIVIER, E.
Place & Date: Péra, Istanbul, 1851

 


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 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: TAVERNIER, J.B.
Place & Date: Nuremberg, 1681

 


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

 


Dutchman and a Maruyama prostitute.

An explicit scene of a Dutchman and a Maruyama prostitute featuring a gray-bearded westerner coupling with a courtesan. The woman protests that she doesn't understand wha...

$7500 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: CHOKOSAI EISHO
Place & Date: Late Edo, 1790

 


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

 


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

 


Vues du port de Llivourne. (set of 6 prints)

Sought-after complete suite of 6 engravings by S[tefano] Della Bella [1610-1664]. in a second state (of 2).Della Bella was born in Florence in 1610, and studied the art ...

$7500 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: BELLA, S.D.
Place & Date: 1654-1655

 


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 / ≈ €7018
Maker / Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Place & Date: Venice, 1695

 


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 for f...

$7000 / ≈ €6550
Maker / Publisher: KAEMPFER, E.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1729

 


Desciption de lopulente et manifique ville de Venise.

Extremely rare panoramic view of Venice and neighboring islands (Murano, Burano, Torcello and Mazorbo), clearly depicting the city's architectural landmark. The surroundi...

$7000 / ≈ €6550
Maker / Publisher: BOISSEAU, J.
Place & Date: Paris, 1646

 


Profil de la renomée ville et port d'Emstredam cappitalle des estats de Hollande.

Extremely rare panoramic town-view of Amsterdam seen from the river IJ.Exceptional bright, sharp example.The print is skillful copy of the print of Matthieu Merian, now w...

$7000 / ≈ €6550
Maker / Publisher: BOISSEAU, J.
Place & Date: Paris, 1647

 


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

 


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

 


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

 


La nuova Zelanda delineate sulle ultima osservazioni del Capitan Cook.

First edition on laid paper Cassini’s splendid early map of New Zealand, being the most decorative version of Captain Cook's map of New Zealand, published in the very s...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: CASSINI, G.M.
Place & Date: Rome, 1798

 


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 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: PITT, M. / SWART, S. / JANSSONIUS VAN WAESBERGHE,
Place & Date: Oxford, 1680

 


New Yok entworfen von D.F. Sotzmann. Hamburg bey Carl Ernst Bohn 1799 . . . NO.VII

An extremely rare map of New York prepared by Daniel Friedrich Sotzmann for Christopher Ebeling's "Erdbeschreibung von Amerika", a project ended after only ten ...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: SOTZMANN, D.F.
Place & Date: Hamburg, Carl Ernst Bohn, 1799

 


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

 


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 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1657

 


Morokoshi Meisho Zue [Illustrated Description of Famous Sites of China].

Published in Osaka, Kawachiya Genhichiro, et al. [8 book sellers], slightly later issue but apparently in Edo period, using all the same woodblocks of original first edit...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: OKADA GYUKUZAN, OKA YUGAKU, OHARA TOYA MINSEI
Place & Date: Osaka, Edo, slightly later than Bunka 3, year of the tiger - 1806

 


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

 


Paris.

A spectacular panoramic view of Paris, with legends numbered from 1-70 in French. With the title in a banderol.After a design by Friedrich Bernhard Werner (1690-1776) who...

$6000 / ≈ €5614
Maker / Publisher: WOLFF, J.
Place & Date: Augsburg, ca. 1740

 


Parliamentary Papers - Foreign Office - Annual Series - Diplomatic and Consular Reports on Trade and Finance.

Very scarce - Only for the British Parliament and the British Crown printed - and not for the trade! Accounts about the Korean country during the time span of the last th...

$5500 / ≈ €5146
Maker / Publisher: FOREIGN OFFICE
Place & Date: London, Harrison and Sons, 1882-1906

 


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 / ≈ €5146
Maker / Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, W. Waasberge, 1693

 


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

 


[ Manuscript map of the Ligurian coast from Pietra to Genova ].

Very detailed French manuscript map of the Ligurian coast from Pietra and Finale, Savone to Genoa with the Maritime Alps in the background. The Liguria coast borders to n...

$5300 / ≈ €4959
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: France, ca. 1790-1800

 


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 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: DE WIT, F.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1680

 


New Jersey entworfen von D.F. Sotzmann. Hamburg bey Carl Ernst Bohn 1796 . . . NO.VIII

Extremely rare map of New Hampshire prepared by Daniel Friedrich Sotzmann for Christopher Ebeling's "Erdbeschreibung von Amerika", a project ended after only te...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: SOTZMANN, D.F.
Place & Date: Hamburg, Carl Ernst Bohn, 1797

 


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 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: SCHENK, P.
Place & Date: Amsterdam, 1694

 


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

 


(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 attribution to Willem Blaeu. According to Philip Burden, the map was derived from Cornelius Danckert's 1647 map of the sa...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: ROSSI, G. / BLAEU, W.
Place & Date: Rome, 1679

 


The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (Edward Fitzgerald translation)

Edward FitzGerald, an outstanding writer who has done more than anyone to popularise English poetry. His best-known work, The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (1859), began by be...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: SMITH, B.
Place & Date: England, ca. 1930

 


Rhode Island entworfen von D.F. Sotzmann. Hamburg bey Carl Ernst Bohn 1798 . . . NO.V

Extremely rare map of Rhode Island prepared by Daniel Friedrich Sotzmann for Christopher Ebeling's "Erdbeschreibung von Amerika", a project ended after only ten...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: SOTZMANN, D.F.
Place & Date: Hamburg, Carl Ernst Bohn, 1797

 


Tableau des guerres de Frédéric le Grand: ou plans figurés de vingt-six batailles rangées, ou combats essentiels donnés dans les trois guerres de Silésie. . .

The book includes a large folded map "Tableaux des Guerres de Frédéric le Grand", showing a map of Prussia, with present-day Poland and Eastern Germany surrou...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: MULLER, L.
Place & Date: Potzdam, Strasbourg, Paris, 1788

 


[MANUSCRIPT] Carte nouvelle de la Crimée et des pays circonvoisins.

A beautiful manuscript map on paper. Showing the northern part of the Black Sea region with Crimea.Interesting are the border lines of "New Serbia", shown in th...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Place & Date: ca. 1752-1764

 


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

 


Nouvelle carte des mers comprises entre le détroit de Banca et P°. Timon avec la partie orientale du détroit de Malacca.

Important French chart of the tip of Malaysia with Singapore. Latitude and longitude scales, compass rose and system of rhumb lines, soundings near coast and in bay areas...

$5000 / ≈ €4679
Maker / Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.
Place & Date: Paris, 1745

 


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