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BOOK OF HOURS,  Leaf on vellum from a printed Book of Hours., antique map, old maps BOOK OF HOURS - Leaf on vellum from a printed Book of Hours.
Paris, Philippe Pigouchet for Simon Vostre, ca. 1502, In original colours.. 155x90mm. Printed on vellum in black with many initials hand painted in red, blue and gold. Vellum slightly age toned at the edges slightly soiled. Size of sheet 175 x 106mm.
24 lines of printed text, illustrated on recto with two and verso with one miniatures each 31 x 15mm. The text surrounded by renaissance borders decorated with scenes and figures.
The firm of Thielman Kerver is best known for its lovely printed Books of Hours, many of which include hand-painted...
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(175 - $ 250)

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RUSCELLI, G.,  Carta Marina nuova tavola., antique map, old maps RUSCELLI, G. - Carta Marina nuova tavola.
Venice, Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1561, Uncoloured.. 185x240mm. Dark impression. Very good condition. Italian text on verso.
Uncommon first edition of this early map of Ruscelli's mariner, slightly enlarged version of the map which appeared in Gastaldi's edition of Ptolemy thirteen years earlier. The only change seems to be the omissions of the names Tierra Del Laborador and Tierra Del Bacalaos from t... (Go to Item Page)
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(1,200 - $ 1,500)

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RUSCELLI, G.,  Orbis descriptio., antique map, old maps RUSCELLI, G. - Orbis descriptio.
Venice, Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1561, Uncoloured.. 170x255mm. In very good condition. Good impression. Italian text on verso.
Uncommon first edition of this early world map, elegantly designed and engraved on copper with typical Italian taste and skill. One of two modern world maps in Ruscelli's Atlas, based upon Gastaldi's world map of 1548. The map is adapted from the oval projection used in Gastaldi's larger worl... (Go to Item Page)
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(1,100 - $ 1,250)

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GUICCIARDINI, L., Brugae - Brugge, antique map, old maps GUICCIARDINI, L. - Brugae - Brugge
Antwerp, 1567, Coloured.. 250x340mm. Clear impression in good condition.
Rare and charming woodcut of Brugae or Brugge. Extensive legend below the plan including thirty-four letter press names of churches, palaces, monasteries, and more. Coat of arms of Brugge and Flanders. Finely decorated chapter initial over 4 cm square and title page with ornamental woodcut vignette ... (Go to Item Page)
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(200 - $ 250)

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BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F., Moscauw., antique map, old maps BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F. - Moscauw.
1575, Original colours.. 414x540mm. Very good condition, nice contemporary coloring! Latin text on verso. Wide margin.
Decorative Braun & Hogenberg's first view of Moscow, from a slightly elevated viewpoint across the frozen Moskva River, first published in 1575. In the foreground are depicted two cows and a number of armed Russian soldiers on horseback.
These graphically reflected the growing military power o...
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(2,200 - $ 2,500)

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BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.,  Londinum Feracissimi Angliae Regni Metropolis., antique map, old maps BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F. - Londinum Feracissimi Angliae Regni Metropolis.
Cologne, (1572) 1577, Coloured.. 327x481mm. Backed on linen. Some marginal tumbling and some very light water staining in lower part. Staining in the left part of the plan. Nevertheless an attractive example of this early and sought after plan of London.
Very desirable and early plan of London - in a second state - shown from the Tower to Westminster, with the City already built-up and a ribbon development westwards along the Strand. On the south bank bull- and bear-baiting rings are prominent.
Although published in 1572, the plan is cl...
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(5,000 - $ 6,000)

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Münster, Sebastian., America. Die Neüwen Inseln so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient, bey dem Landt Indie ligen., antique map, old maps Münster, Sebastian. - America. Die Neüwen Inseln so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient, bey dem Landt Indie ligen.
Basel, 1578, Coloured. 250x345mm. Wide margins and authentic appearance. Paper slightly age-toned, with small water stains in the margin, and without any restorations. Good impression and good overall condition.
This woodcut map is printed on better quality paper than many other examples of this map.
A very rare state of the earliest separate map to show both North and South America. One of the first maps also to include Japan, and the first to refer to "Mare Pacificum", or the Pacific Ocean.
An attractively coloured, nicely decorated map with Magellan’s ship Victoria, the only survivor of...
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(2,500 - $ 3,000)

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Sold for $ 2,100
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Münster, Sebastian., Asia, die Länder Asie nach ihrer gelegenheit biss in Indiam werden in dieser Tafeln verzeichnet., antique map, old maps Münster, Sebastian. - Asia, die Länder Asie nach ihrer gelegenheit biss in Indiam werden in dieser Tafeln verzeichnet.
Basel, 1578, Coloured. 250x345mm. Good impression, large margins, with authentic appearance and minor soil in margins.
This is one of the earliest maps of the whole continent of Asia, based on the recent geographical discoveries by Portuguese navigators. The outline of the Asian mainland is relatively well established, but Münster omits the extreme northeast of Asia, still believed to be joined to the Americas.
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(1,700 - $ 2,000)

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Münster, Sebastian., Das Erst General, inhaltend die beschreibung und den Circkel des gantzen Erdrichs und Möres., antique map, old maps Münster, Sebastian. - Das Erst General, inhaltend die beschreibung und den Circkel des gantzen Erdrichs und Möres.
Basel, 1578, Coloured. 250x345mm. Good overall condition, with only some small imperfections. Good margins, strong and clear impression.
A beautiful oval full colour example of Sebastian Münster's new world map, from the "Cosmographia" of 1578. Relief is shown pictorially. The map is embellished with fierce sea monsters and a sailing war ship.
Surrounding the earth are billowing clouds and numerous wind gods reflecting the wind...
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(1,200 - $ 1,500)

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Münster, Sebastian., Mörwunder und seltzame Thier, wie die in Mitnächtigen Ländern gefunden werden., antique map, old maps Münster, Sebastian. - Mörwunder und seltzame Thier, wie die in Mitnächtigen Ländern gefunden werden.
Basel, 1578, Coloured. 250x345mm. Very good overall condition, with only some small imperfections. Wide margins, strong and clear impression. This woodcut map is printed on better quality paper than many other examples of this map.
In the early days of the era of discoveries, many ships would depart, never be seen again. Sailors that managed to return used to speak of encounters with large fish that expelled water.
These were included with a long series of sea monsters that were blamed for the missing vessels and sailors...
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(1,350 - $ 1,600)

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Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A., Asiae Nova Descriptio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Asiae Nova Descriptio.
Antwerp, 1580/1589, In attractive colours.. 370x490mm. Generally in good condition. Lower right margin short and shaving the neatline, now remargined for protective reason. German text on verso. Dark impression.
Second state. Ortelius' fine map of Asia well represents the continent at a time when Europeans were expanding their power in the far east.
The Indian subcontinent and Malaysian peninsula are easily recognizable. Ceylon and Sumatra are correctly placed. The Philippines are distorted and Japan ...
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(1,800 - $ 2,000)

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ORTELIUS, A.,  Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.
Antwerp, 1598, Coloured.. 365x470mm. French text on the verso. Wide margins and a strong and dark impression. In fine condition.
The first map of China ever to appear in a Western atlas, west to the top. The second state with "Las Philipinas" somewhere in 1587 added to the plate. When this map appeared, it was by far the most accurate one of China.
Japan is shown on a curious curved projection reminiscent of Portuguese c...
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(6,000 - $ 7,000)

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ORTELIUS, A.,  Septentrionalium Regionum Descrip., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Septentrionalium Regionum Descrip.
Antwerp, 1598, Coloured.. 365x490mm. French text on the verso. Wide margins and a strong and dark impression. Closed printers' crease in upper right corner. Generally in fine condition.
This influential map of the Arctic, including Scandinavia, Iceland, Greenland and part of the North American continent, includes also the legendary islands of i.a. Drogeo, Frisland and Icaria. Ortelius' map shows also the influence of the work of earlier authorities: Mercator's 1569 world map, the i... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(1,900 - $ 2,000)

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Condition Rating: 3
ORTELIUS, A.,  Maris Pacifici., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Maris Pacifici.
Antwerp, 1598, Coloured.. 345x497mm. French text on the verso. Wide margins and a strong and dark impression. In fine condition.
This was the first printed map to be devoted solely to the Pacific, and the first to name North and South America separately. Lower right a large presentation of Ferdinand Magellan's ship "Victoria" sailing westward on the first voyage around the world.
This was the first well documented arriva...
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(7,000 - $ 8,000)

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Sold for $ 6,000
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Condition Rating: 4
ORTELIUS, A.,  Typus Orbis Terrarum., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Typus Orbis Terrarum.
Antwerp, 1598, Coloured.. 355x487mm. Repair of small split lower part center fold. Full margins.
Ortelius' third and last world map is dated 1587 under the author's signature. The earlier border of clouds has been replaced by a more intricate and elegant lattice of strapwork and swag. The oval world map used previously has been updated in two major respects. South America now assumes the more c... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(7,000 - $ 8,000)

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Condition Rating: 4
ORTELIUS, A.,  Italiae Novissima descriptio. . ., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Italiae Novissima descriptio. . .
Antwerp, 1598, Coloured.. 360x520mm. French text on the verso. Wide margins and a strong and dark impression. In fine condition.
Very fine map of Italy after Giacomo Gastaldi. Embellished with a title cartouche, vessels, sea monsters and sea gods. No text on verso.
Abraham Ortelius (1527-1598) was a cartographer and publisher, who is born and died in Antwerp. Published first modern uniform Atlas, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum...
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(900 - $ 1,000)

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ORTELIUS, A.,  Islandia., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Islandia.
Antwerp, 1598, Coloured.. 335x490mm. French text on the verso. Wide margins and a strong and dark impression. In fine condition.
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 the interior. On verso there is a legend, mentioning the names of these animals.
Van den Broecke estimates the number of copie...
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(6,500 - $ 7,500)

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DE BRY, Th.,  XXXVIII. Effigies Sinus, Sev Angustiae Nassau, cum adiunctis caeteris. 3., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - XXXVIII. Effigies Sinus, Sev Angustiae Nassau, cum adiunctis caeteris. 3.
Frankfurt, 1609, Uncoloured.. 137x175mm. Text sheet with copper plate engraving with letter press in Latin. In very good condition, dark impression.
Fine map shows Waijgats with Nassau Strait separating Nova Zembla from Russia, in the North Sea to the left is a fleet of seven Dutch ships.

Theodore de Bry, a German engraver and book dealer, began a compilation of early voyages in 1590 and had published six parts at the time of his deat...
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(215 - $ 300)

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HERRERA y TORDESILLAS, A. de,   Untitled map of Port Desire (today’s Puerto Deseado, Argentina), antique map, old maps HERRERA y TORDESILLAS, A. de - Untitled map of Port Desire (today’s Puerto Deseado, Argentina)
Amsterdam, 1622, Uncoloured.. 193x165mm. Paper very slightly age toned as usual. A very good and dark impression. Size of sheet : 300 x 195mm.
Scarce untitled map of Port Desire (today’s Puerto Deseado, Argentina).
From a decription of the voyage of Le Maire and Schouten included in first French text edition of Antonio de Herrera y Tordesillas Description des Indes Occidentales Qu'on appelle aujourdhuy Le Nouveau Monde. .. (Go to Item Page)
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(450 - $ 500)

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JANSSONIUS, J., Britannia prout divisa suit temporibus Anglo-Saxonum, praesertim durante illorum Heptarchia., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Britannia prout divisa suit temporibus Anglo-Saxonum, praesertim durante illorum Heptarchia.
Amsterdam, ca 1650, In attractive strong original colours.. 415x530mm. All is age toned, and with an old repair to almost the entire centrefold (43 cm). Another tear to top margin. Wide margins and good impression. Fair condition.
A very decorative map of England, Scotland and Wales. Wales and Scotland have their own kingdoms, however, England is divided up into seven separate Saxon kingdoms.
Northumbria, Mercia, East Anglia, Essex, Kent, Sussex and Wessex. Each of the kingdoms has its own shield.

There are a ...
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(650 - $ 800)

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LEMERCIER, François.,  Plans des forts faicts par le régiment Carignan Salières sur la rivière de Richelieu dicte autrement des Iroquois en la Nouvelle France., antique map, old maps LEMERCIER, François. - Plans des forts faicts par le régiment Carignan Salières sur la rivière de Richelieu dicte autrement des Iroquois en la Nouvelle France.
Paris, Sebastien Cramoisy & Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy, 1666, Uncoloured.. 350x472mm. Original folded, small tear along left border (3 cm) restored, light marks of ink transfer. Short margins. In very good condition.
Published in François Le Mercier "Relation de ce qui s’est passé en la Nouvelle France, és années 1664 & 1665", Paris, Sébastien Cramoisy et Sébastien Mabre-Cramoisy, 1666.
Fort Ste. Therese, Fort St. Louis and Fort de Richelieu are merely outlined with brief descriptive notes. The knowledge o...
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(3,500 - $ 4,000)

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ANONYMOUS,  Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Het Groote Tafereel der Dwaasheid.
Amsterdam, 1720, Uncoloured.. 365x250mm. 2° (365 x 250mm). [2 blank] pp. , 79 copper-engraved plates and maps, most double-page and a few folding on 73 pages. Contemporary gilt-paneled mottled calf, covers with central gilt, the inner panel with floral corner pieces, spine gilt and decorated with floral tool in each compartment , raised spine, with red morocco label “Tafereel der dwaasheid A° 1720”. Printed title in black and red, De Conditien van de Compagnien van Commercie en Assurantie..25pp., Aanwyzinge der Prjecten [1 blank], De Windhandel of Bubbels Compagnien, 52pp., Versameling van Gedichten…, 31pp, [1 blank], Papegaay of Actie Kaart, 8pp, Copie van een brief, 9, [2 blank] pp. In general a very good example of this sought after book. With Ex libris of J.C.M.Snel.
AN EARLY ISSUE of this biting and vulgar satire on the Mississippi and South Sea Bubbles and an extraordi... (Go to Item Page)
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(6,000 - $ 7,000)

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CHATELAIN, H.,  Le temple de la Mecque avec une description de tout ce qu'on y voit . . ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, H. - Le temple de la Mecque avec une description de tout ce qu'on y voit . . .
Amsterdam, 1728, Uncoloured.. 380x438mm. Paper slightly age toned. A good and dark impression.
Fascinating engraving depicting the Muslim Kaaba at Mecca, Arabia. Below the main image are two smaller vignette images of people praying. In between the two vignettes is a key (A - Q) to the Kaaba view and a description in French of Islamic traditions.
Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743) was...
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(250 - $ 300)

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STRACHOWSKI, B.,  Die Wahlstadt beij Güntersdorff woselbst des Königs in Preussen Mafestaet den 4ten Junij 1745. . . [Battle of Hohenfriedberg], antique map, old maps STRACHOWSKI, B. - Die Wahlstadt beij Güntersdorff woselbst des Königs in Preussen Mafestaet den 4ten Junij 1745. . . [Battle of Hohenfriedberg]
Breslau (Wroclaw), Johann Jacob Korn, 1745, Full original wash colours.. 195x237mm. In very good condition, slightly stained, glue marks in the corners verso.
A very rare separately issued plan of the Battle of Hohenfriedberg, one of Frederick the Great’s most estimable victories, engraved by the Polish master Bartlomiej Strachowski, and published in Breslau (Wroclaw).

This very rare separately issued map was printed in Breslau, Silesia (today’...
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(1,100 - $ 1,500)

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VAUGONDY DE, R., Amerique Septentrionale. . ., antique map, old maps VAUGONDY DE, R. - Amerique Septentrionale. . .
Paris, ca 1790, In original o/l colours.. 485x590mm. Very minor stains to margins, some worming to bottom margin by centrefold. Good condition, good impression, with wide margins.
An interesting, and important map by the French cartographer, Robert de Vaugondy. A map of the United States beginning in the High Arctic and Baffin Bay, and then southward to the very top of South America. Map includes modern-day Canada, USA, Mexico, West Indies and Central America.
This map r...
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(550 - $ 650)

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CASSINI, G.M.,  Le Isole della Sonda, Molluche, e Filippine delineate sulle ultima osservazioni., antique map, old maps CASSINI, G.M. - Le Isole della Sonda, Molluche, e Filippine delineate sulle ultima osservazioni.
Rome, 1797, In original o/l colours.. 473x340mm. Good and dark impression, in good condition.
First edition on laid paper. Cassini’s splendid early map of Philippines, Brunei, Celebes, Moluccas, Java and Timor, with large decorative title cartouche.
This is one of the best large format decorative maps to focus on the Philippines.
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(1,200 - $ 2,000)

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CASSINI, G.M.,  La Nuova Olanda e La Nuova Guinea delineate sulle ultima osservazioni., antique map, old maps CASSINI, G.M. - La Nuova Olanda e La Nuova Guinea delineate sulle ultima osservazioni.
Rome, 1798, In original o/l colours.. 330x465mm. Good and dark impression, some light foxing in lower part, but generally in good condition.
Cassini’s splendid and rare map of Australia and New Guinea, from the 'Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale'. The emphasis of the map is the charting of Captain Cook down the east coast: most of the marked features are those named by Cook and his crew between the Torres Strait and Tasmania, which is ... (Go to Item Page)
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(4,250 - $ 4,500)

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FLINT, A., Four Astronomical Diagrams (manuscript atlas)., antique map, old maps FLINT, A. - Four Astronomical Diagrams (manuscript atlas).
Unknown, ca 1800, Original colors. 270x370mm. In good condition. Pages with some toning and light soiling, mainly to the edges. Bound in contemporary marbled paper.
A well executed manuscript of celestial charts and diagrams. Copernican system, Tychonic system, Ptolemaic system, planets (Uranus called Herschel), the seasons, lunar and solar eclipse. With a nicely written title page.
A unique work by a skilled scholar.
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(300 - $ 375)

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KARACSAY, F de.,  Carte du pays de Montenegro dressée d'après les opérations géodétiques . . ., antique map, old maps KARACSAY, F de. - Carte du pays de Montenegro dressée d'après les opérations géodétiques . . .
Vienna, ca. 1838, In original o/l colours.. 420x582mm. Paper slightly age toned. Mounted on linen, dissected in 8 parts.
Rare map of Montenegro prepared by Mr. le Comte Fedor de Karacsay (1787-1859) and engraved by Pietro Allodi. The title is in Russian, Arabic and French.
In lower left corner a key and a "Tablaeu statistique du Pays de Montenegro dans l'année 1838", giving the number of families and people for ...
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(1,000 - $ 1,250)

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ANONMOUS,  Coffee cup and plate with map design., antique map, old maps ANONMOUS - Coffee cup and plate with map design.
England, ca.1840, Uncoloured.. 60x130mm. A porcelain small coffee cup and plate each with a map design. Small chip repaired but generally in very good condition. Gold plated. The cup with a height and diameter of 60mm, the plate with a diameter of 130mm.
The coffee cup has a map of the eastern part of the globe from Europe up to Asia, including China and Ko... (Go to Item Page)
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(350 - $ 450)

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DONNET and MONIN.,  Atlas général de France divisée en départements., antique map, old maps DONNET and MONIN. - Atlas général de France divisée en départements.
Paris, M. B. Dussillion, ca. 1841, In original o/l colours.. 600x450mm. Large folio. 88 double page maps in original outlines colours. Original publisher binding stored in its original wooden case. Half burgundy sheep, spine gilt. Boards and edges slightly rubbed. In excellent condition. The maps on strong paper are very clean and fresh.
Full title : Atlas général de France divisée en départements / par Donnet et Monin ; avec armes et vues de Chapuy gravées sur cuivre par MM. Arlus, Malo, Bénard, Traversier, &.a.
This, one of the last decorative atlases, is illustrated with 88 maps of which; 1 post route map of France (Dressée ...
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(1,500 - $ 1,800)

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NORIE, J.W.,  To Chas. Majoribanks esq.re and the other members of the hon.ble East India Company's factory at Canton, this Chart of Choo Keang or Canton river, is inscribed ... by James Horsburgh., antique map, old maps NORIE, J.W. - To Chas. Majoribanks esq.re and the other members of the hon.ble East India Company's factory at Canton, this Chart of Choo Keang or Canton river, is inscribed ... by James Horsburgh.
July 1831 corrections to 1847, Uncoloured.. 640x680mm. Printed on heavy paper. Very dark impression. Paper slightly age toned and light foxing, but general in very good condition.
The chart stretches from north to south from Canton (Guangzhou) to Canzhou Island, and west to east from Dashi Bay to Hong Kong. Includes inset of Pearl River segment from the Whampoa pagoda to See Chow.

This is a heavenly revised & corrected edition by J.W.Norie dated 1847, to incorpora...
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(4,000 - $ 6,000)

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NORIE, J.W.,  A New chart of Island of France or MAURITIUS by J.N. Norie, 1832. The island of Bourbon, called also Mascarenthas., antique map, old maps NORIE, J.W. - A New chart of Island of France or MAURITIUS by J.N. Norie, 1832. The island of Bourbon, called also Mascarenthas.
London, 1854, Uncoloured.. 625x920mm. Printed on heavy paper. Very dark impression.
Five charts on one sheet, including " A New chart of Island of France or MAURITIUS", "The island of Bourbon, called also Mascarenthas", "Plan of Port Louis", "Plan of Port Bourbon with its Entrances, &c.
According to the address in lower part of the chart A new edition London, Published as ...
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(375 - $ 450)

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ANONYMOUS,  Lot of eleven chromolithographed plates showing Napolean in Egypt., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Lot of eleven chromolithographed plates showing Napolean in Egypt.
France, ca. 1860, In printed lithographed colours.. 405x598mm. In thin brittle paper, with some marginal tears and small pieces missing. Size of sheet 405 x 598mm. Sold as is.
Lot of 11 similar sheets with chromo lithographed scene of "Battle of the Pyramids" after a painting of Antoine-Jean Gros. ¤... (Go to Item Page)
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(240 - $ 300)

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DE FEURE, G.,  Jeanne d'Arc., antique map, old maps DE FEURE, G. - Jeanne d'Arc.
Paris, Imprimerie Chaix, April 1896, In original printed colours.. 400x290mm. Original lithography from the famous series "Les Maîtres de L'affiche". Size of paper 290 x 400cm., size of image 330 x 117mm. In the bottom right margin the blind embossed publishers stamp. Paper slightly browned.
Chromo lithographed poster, "Jeanne d'Arc.", by DE FEURE, G. Plate 130, published in Maître 17, on April 1896.

The "Les Maîtres de l'Affiche" contained 256 small for lithographic prints of the best posters of the Belle Époque and was offered as a subscription series to collectors, from ...
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(180 - $ 200)

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Condition Rating: 2
SERVICE HYDROGRAPHIQUE DE LA MARINE.,  Côte Est de Chine. Rivière de Wusung. Port de Shangaï., antique map, old maps SERVICE HYDROGRAPHIQUE DE LA MARINE. - Côte Est de Chine. Rivière de Wusung. Port de Shangaï.
France, 1905-1925, Uncoloured.. 670x940mm. Ink stamp of the "Service Hydrographique. Majoration 600%". Very good condition and owner stamp "P. Barbier. Toucy (Yonne)". Annotations in purple ink.. Very good condition.
Important French map featuring the harbour of Shanghai during the Chinese Revolution and the Civil War, and representing the French, English and American concessions. Annotations and layouts are added in purple ink, naming some buildings and places and giving the position of the French fleet in the... (Go to Item Page)
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(1,200 - $ 1,500)

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SERVICE HYDROGRAPHIQUE DE LA MARINE.,  Mer de Chine et Grand Archipel d'Asie., antique map, old maps SERVICE HYDROGRAPHIQUE DE LA MARINE. - Mer de Chine et Grand Archipel d'Asie.
France, 1897-1929, Uncoloured.. 970x670mm. Anchorages coloured in pink. 3 coastal profiles added by pencil. Ink stamp of the "Service Hydrographique" with the new price "nouveau prix 20 Francs". Very good condition.
Large French sea chart featuring the Philippines, the coasts of China, Malaysia and Indonesia.
On the back of the map, inscriptions in pencil indicate that the map figures the sea route of the cruiser "Jules-Ferry" in 1923-1925 in the Sea of china and of the ship 'Saint-Roch" in 1929.
M...
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(800 - $ 1,000)

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Condition Rating: 3
CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, GLOUCESTER, MA., The Cape Ann Trail., antique map, old maps CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, GLOUCESTER, MA. - The Cape Ann Trail.
Gloucester, 1930, In original o/l colours.. 600x495mm. In very good condition. Multi-folds as issued. Good margins, good impression.
A large folding map of the Cape Ann trail in Massachusetts. The map has 28 red numbered points of reference, which correspond to the small, uncoloured vignettes that frame the map. Each vignette has a small paragraph of information.
The map also has a host of small illustrations that add inter...
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(55 - $ 70)

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Condition Rating: 2
ANONYMOUS,  Ses Amputations se Poursuivent Methodiquement., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Ses Amputations se Poursuivent Methodiquement.
Paris, ca. 1941, In original printed colours.. 1185x800mm. Chromolithograph poster. Paper browned and paper thinning on old folds.
Propaganda map, produced under the NAZI collaborating Vichy French regime and designed to inspire revulsion and hatred of the English among the French, while frequently described as a 'Vichy' map is likely to have been printed in Paris by the Propaganda-Abteilung Frankreich, the German propaganda un... (Go to Item Page)
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(1,000 - $ 1,200)

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Sold for $ 900
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Condition Rating: 4
VICEROY, MONTE. R., Big Bear Lake Valley., antique map, old maps VICEROY, MONTE. R. - Big Bear Lake Valley.
Los Angeles, 1946, Uncoloured.. 390x660mm. In good condition, some light toning and creasing. Good margins, and a good impression.
An unusual 'cartoon' like map of Big Bear Lake Valley, and its Resorts, Sports, and Points of Interest. Big Bear Lake is situated in San Bernadino Co. in California.
In addition to the many small vignette illustrations, the map has a Legend of symbols, and a horizontal inset layout of Big Bear ...
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(180 - $ 225)

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Condition Rating: 3
SUZUKI-SHOBISHA LTD., Kyoto and Vicinity with Shopping District., antique map, old maps SUZUKI-SHOBISHA LTD. - Kyoto and Vicinity with Shopping District.
Kyoto, ca. 1950, Coloured.. 345x505mm. In very good condition. Folds as issued, good margins, slight wear to some folds.
An attractive coloured plan of the Japanese city of Kyoto, with smaller insets of a plan of Maruyama Park, a map of Kyoto and Vicinity and a plan of Momoyama. Complete with a Note of Signsand a numbered table of Places of Interest, Shops and Factories.
Produced by The Miyako Hotel...
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(50 - $ 65)

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Condition Rating: 2
AUTOMOBILE CLUB OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA., A Map of the Marked Historical Sites of California., antique map, old maps AUTOMOBILE CLUB OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. - A Map of the Marked Historical Sites of California.
California, 1952, Colour printed.. 985x700mm. In very good condition. One small tear to fold midway down left margin. Good margins, good impression.
A large, colourful and impressive map of the American state of California, showing the historical sites of the state. There are 496 numbered sites depicted on the map.
In addition to this there is the usual map information of roads, highways, cities, towns, rivers etc. The map itself has severa...
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(110 - $ 140)

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BAYLE, Luc-Marie., [TAI travel poster], antique map, old maps BAYLE, Luc-Marie. - [TAI travel poster]
Paris, 1960, Colour printed.. 510x732mm. In good condition. Light creasing to the outer margins, a small tear to lower right margin. Good margins.
A whimsical travel poster for "Transport Aeriens Intercontinentaux" (TAI), published in Paris in 1960, by Luc-Marie Bayle (1914-2000). The poster depicts a twin hemisphere map "done in the style of the most authentic ancient maps" that shows the intercontinental routes operated by the airline... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(220 - $ 300)

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Condition Rating: 2
XINHUA NEW AGENCY, (Mao. Title in Chinese : The great leader, Long live Chairman ! Million years old! ), antique map, old maps XINHUA NEW AGENCY - (Mao. Title in Chinese : The great leader, Long live Chairman ! Million years old! )
Beijing, ca. 1976, Printed in colours.. 710x510mm. Printed in thin toned paper, very light fold hardly notable. Mint, never pinned.
Mao zhu xi Chinese communism propaganda poster showing Mao Zedong[a] (1893 – 1976), commonly known as Chairman Mao.
Published by Xinhua News agency, which was founded in November 1931 as the Red China News Agency and changed to its current name in 1937.

Mao was a Chinese communist rev...
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Estimate
(60 - $ 100)

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XINHUA NEW AGENCY,  (Mao. Title in Chinese : 'Chairman Mao Zedong and his close friend comrade Lin Biao reviewing the cultural revolutionary army'.), antique map, old maps XINHUA NEW AGENCY - (Mao. Title in Chinese : 'Chairman Mao Zedong and his close friend comrade Lin Biao reviewing the cultural revolutionary army'.)
Beijing, 1976, Printed in colours.. 710x510mm. Printed in thin toned paper, very light fold hardly notable. Mint, never pinned.
Mao zhu xi Chinese communism propaganda poster showing Mao Zedong[a] (1893 – 1976), commonly known as Chairman Mao.
Published by Xinhua News agency, which was founded in November 1931 as the Red China News Agency and changed to its current name in 1937.

Mao was a Chinese communist rev...
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Estimate
(60 - $ 75)

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Sold for $ 50
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Condition Rating: 2