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[Manuscript chart on vellum of the Java Sea]

One of the few manuscript charts on vellum in private hands, signed by Isaac de Graaf. ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT MAP IN RED, GREEN AND BLACK INK showing the Java Sea centered o...

$250000 / ≈ €227772

Publisher: GRAAF, I.
Date: Amsterdam, 1743

 

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...

$150000 / ≈ €136663

Publisher: NOLIN, J.-B.
Date: Paris, 1746

 

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...

$125000 / ≈ €113886

Publisher: JOLLAIN, G.
Date: Paris, ca. 1675

 

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 / ≈ €91109

Publisher: GALLE, Theodoor.
Date: [Antwerp, c. 1633

 

Use of Liége.

Contents of the Book of Hours : 1. ff. 2-7 : calender. In red and brown ink. Justification 115 x 75 mm. 2. ff. 8-11 : 4 passages des Evangiles : - Saint Jean 1, 1-...

$45000 / ≈ €40999

Publisher: BOOKS OF HOURS
Date: c.1480

 

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 / ≈ €36443

Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, Janssonius heirs, 1657 [after 1664

 

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 / ≈ €36443

Publisher: Akademie von Wissenschaften
Date: St Peterburg, Akademie von Wissenschaften. 1745

 

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 / ≈ €31888

Publisher: L'ISLE, G. de.
Date: Paris, 1700-1727

 

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 / ≈ €31888

Publisher: DE FER, A.
Date: Paris, 1645

 

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 / ≈ €27333

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

 

[ 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 / ≈ €27333

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Japan, Kansei 4, 2nd month, 9th day, 30 March? 1792

 

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 / ≈ €27333

Publisher: Anonymous
Date: Korea, ca. 1790

 

Le Neptune Oriental ou routier general des Cotes des Indes orientales et de la Chine..

THE RARE FIRST EDITION of this important French Sea Atlas of the Red Sea, India, the East Indies, Indochina and Formosa.2° (640 x 490 mm). Title printed in red and b...

$27500 / ≈ €25055

Publisher: D'APRES DE MANNEVILLETTE.
Date: Paris, 1745

 

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 / ≈ €22777

Publisher: JAILLOT, H.
Date: Paris, 1699

 

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, publications relating to Hong Kong. Including : - BELCHER, E. Sir, An updated version of this most important nautical chart of Hong Kong....

$25000 / ≈ €22777

Publisher: BRITISH ADMIRALTY/ AMONG OTHERS
Date: London, 1841 - 1901

 

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 / ≈ €18222

Publisher: ZUDA ROKASHI (Priest Motan)
Date: Kyoto, (Hoei 7 = Year of the Tiger) 1710

 

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 / ≈ €17311

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

 

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 / ≈ €16400

Publisher: KAEMPFER, E.
Date: Amsterdam, 1729

 

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 / ≈ €15944

Publisher: NOLIN, J.-B. / CREPY.
Date: Paris, c. 1780

 

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 / ≈ €14577

Publisher: VISSCHER, N.J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1652

 

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 till Macao and present-day Hong Kong..Very rare: only included in 6th volume (so-called secret atlas) of Van Keul...

$15000 / ≈ €13666

Publisher: VAN KEULEN, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1753

 

[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 / ≈ €13666

Publisher: [Anonymous]
Date: Venice ?, c. 1700

 

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 / ≈ €13666

Publisher: COVENS / MORTIER
Date: Amsterdam, c. 1740

 

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 / ≈ €13666

Publisher: DE LA CONCEPTION, J.
Date: Manilla, Seminario Conciliar, y Real de San Carlos, 1788-1792

 

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 / ≈ €13666

Publisher: POPPLE,H / MORTIER, J.& C.
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1737

 

Danubius Fluminum Europaeorum Princeps, Secundum naturalem Suum Cursum Pontes, Stationes, et Accessoria Flumina, una cum intimatione Ubi et quinam Eorum Navigabilia . . .

Extremely rare and striking large format map of the course of the Danube, from its source to the Black Sea. Engraved by Johan Ulrich Kraus and published by Matthaeus Wagn...

$15000 / ≈ €13666

Publisher: WAGNER, M.
Date: Ulm, 1686

 

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 ...

$12000 / ≈ €10933

Publisher: CLOUET, J. B. L. abbé / MONDHARE, L.
Date: Paris, Cadiz, 1785

 

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...

$12000 / ≈ €10933

Publisher: PRISSE D'AVENNES, Achille Constant.
Date: Paris, Morel, 1877

 

Carte de l'Amerique Septle. Pour Servir a l'intelligence de la Guerre entre les Anglois et les Insurgents...

Second state of this extremely rare separate publication. This separately issued map is one of the most beautiful of the thirteen American Colonies from the Revolutionary...

$11000 / ≈ €10022

Publisher: BEAURAIN, Jean Chev. de
Date: Paris, ca. 1756

 

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 / ≈ €9111

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: Amsterdam, 1720

 

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 / ≈ €9111

Publisher: DUTCH
Date: Amsterdam, ca. 1660

 

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 / ≈ €8655

Publisher: HONDIUS, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1630-1633

 

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 / ≈ €8200

Publisher: CLOUET / MONDHARE
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 / ≈ €8200

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

 

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...

$9000 / ≈ €8200

Publisher: BREUGHEL, P.
Date: Antwerp, Hieronymus Cock, 1580

 

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 / ≈ €8200

Publisher: JACOBSZ.,Th. / DE WIDT, F.
Date: Amsterdam, 1662

 

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 / ≈ €7289

Publisher: OLIVIER, E.
Date: Péra, Istanbul, 1851

 

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 / ≈ €6833

Publisher: VISSCHER, C.J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1633

 

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 / ≈ €6833

Publisher: TAVERNIER, J.B.
Date: Nuremberg, 1681

 

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 / ≈ €6833

Publisher: MERCATOR, R.
Date: Amsterdam, 1595-1609

 

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 / ≈ €6833

Publisher: CORONELLI, V.M.
Date: Venice, 1695

 

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 / ≈ €6833

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1598

 

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...

$7500 / ≈ €6833

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

 

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 / ≈ €6833

Publisher: ARIAS MONTANUS, B.
Date: Wustius & Andrae, Frankfurt am Main, 1696

 

(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 / ≈ €6833

Publisher: ROSSI, G. / BLAEU, W.
Date: Rome, 1679

 

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 / ≈ €6378

Publisher: BOISSEAU, J.
Date: Paris, 1646

 

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 / ≈ €6378

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1584

 

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 / ≈ €6378

Publisher: SPEED, J.
Date: London, G. Humble, 1627

 

Hendrik Doeff and his dog.

Because of the scarcely of impressions from abroad many of the Nagasaki subjects, prints and paintings are copies. The lack of understanding usually makes these impressio...

$6500 / ≈ €5922

Publisher: NAGASAKI SCHOOL
Date: Nagasaki, c. 1820-1830

 

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)...

$6500 / ≈ €5922

Publisher: NIEUHOF, J.
Date: Amsterdam, W. Waasberge, 1693

 

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 / ≈ €5922

Publisher: DE BRY, Th.
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...

$6500 / ≈ €5922

Publisher: CASSINI, G.M.
Date: Rome, 1798

 

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 / ≈ €5467

Publisher: TAVENIER, J.B.
Date: Paris 1679

 

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 / ≈ €5467

Publisher: OKADA GYUKUZAN, OKA YUGAKU, OHARA TOYA MINSEI
Date: Osaka, Edo, slightly later than Bunka 3, year of the tiger - 1806

 

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 / ≈ €5467

Publisher: WOLFF, J.
Date: Augsburg, ca. 1740

 

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 / ≈ €5467

Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1657

 

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

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

$6000 / ≈ €5467

Publisher: SOTZMANN, D.F.
Date: Hamburg, Carl Ernst Bohn, 1799

 

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 / ≈ €5467

Publisher: PITT, M. / SWART, S. / JANSSONIUS VAN WAESBERGHE,
Date: Oxford, 1680

 

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 / ≈ €5467

Publisher: FRIES, L.
Date: Vienne, 1541

 

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

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 the ...

$5500 / ≈ €5011

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: ca. 1752-1764

 

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 / ≈ €5011

Publisher: FOREIGN OFFICE
Date: London, Harrison and Sons, 1882-1906

 

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 / ≈ €5011

Publisher: ORTELIUS, A.
Date: Antwerp, 1579

 

[Tableau Général de l'Empire Ottoman]. 11 plates with the panoramic view of Mecca.

A collection of 11 engraved plates (3 folding) from "Tableau Général de l'Empire Ottoman", Paris, Imprimerie de Monsieur, 1790, comprising the famous panorami...

$5500 / ≈ €5011

Publisher: MOURADJA D'OHSSON, Ignace.
Date: Paris, 1790

 

Atlas Universel de Géographie. Sixième partie - Océanique.

Volume 6 including detailed maps of Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii, Pacific islands, Indonesia and 3 maps of the Philippines. With title page and one general map.Supporte...

$5500 / ≈ €5011

Publisher: VANDERMAELEN, Ph.
Date: Brussels 1827

 

Algemene kaart van Suriname Algemeene kaart van de Colonie of Provintie van Suriname : met de rivieren, districten, ontdekkingen door militaire togten. . .

Uncommon large scale map of of Suriname, indicating the different plantations and their owners. Consists of two glued-together sheets. Completed with funding by the Direc...

$5500 / ≈ €5011

Publisher: DE LETH, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1740

 

[ 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 / ≈ €4829

Publisher: ANONYMOUS
Date: France, ca. 1790-1800

 

(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 / ≈ €4555

Publisher: DIEBEL, E. after
Date: Germany, c. 1855

 

Hollandia.

The Allardt edition of Blaeu's map of Holland, first published in 1604, being the oldest Dutch map to include town views as decorative borders. The top and bottom borders...

$5000 / ≈ €4555

Publisher: ALLARDT, H.
Date: Amsterdam, 1640

 

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 / ≈ €4555

Publisher: BÜNTING, H.
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 / ≈ €4555

Publisher: VISSCHER, Claes Jansz.
Date: Amsterdam, c. 1636

 

Painting of Tupinamba cannibals of Brazil set in a local landscape on wooden panel.

The iconography of this painting is actually directly derived from one of the plates illustrating the third volume of "Grands Voyages" Theodore Bry devoted to B...

$5000 / ≈ €4555

Publisher: Follower of Jan van Kessel
Date: ca. 1750

 

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 / ≈ €4555

Publisher: MULLER, L.
Date: Potzdam, Strasbourg, Paris, 1788

 

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 / ≈ €4555

Publisher: SOTZMANN, D.F.
Date: Hamburg, Carl Ernst Bohn, 1797

 

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 / ≈ €4555

Publisher: SOTZMANN, D.F.
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 / ≈ €4555

Publisher: SCHENK, P.
Date: Amsterdam, 1694

 

(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 / ≈ €4555

Publisher: SCHEDEL, H.
Date: Nuremberg, 1493

 

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 / ≈ €4100

Publisher: PISCATOR,N.J.
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 / ≈ €4100

Publisher: JANSSONIUS, J.
Date: Amsterdam, 1630

 

Nouvelle Mappa Monde.

State 2 of this fine double hemisphere world map, from an unusual perspective, with a "Mer de L'Ouest" or "Sea of the West". Paris is located at the c...

$4500 / ≈ €4100

Publisher: SANTINI, P. / REMONDINI, M.
Date: Venice, 1776 - 1784

 

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 / ≈ €4100

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