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CIRCLE OF MAITRE DE BEDFORD.,  Miniature of King David from a Book of Hours., antique map, old maps CIRCLE OF MAITRE DE BEDFORD. - Miniature of King David from a Book of Hours.
Paris, 1420-1430, In original colours.. 158x120mm. Miniature painted in lapis lazuli, vermilion, gold leaf, plant-based greens, and ochre, flake white leaf on vellum. Good, but a bit browned and stained. Re-enforced upper and lower margins. Some minor shine thru of text.
This miniature can be attributed most probably to the circle of "Maître de Bedford" (Master of Bedford) a well-known artist who was working in Paris in the years 1420-1430.
Page from the Book of Hours with a beautiful illuminated pictorial scene of King David praying to God in a garden...
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Estimate
(3,000 - $ 4,000)

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Sold for $ 2,500
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Condition Rating: 4
MASTER OF JEAN ROLIN II,  Miniature of the crowning of the Virgin., antique map, old maps MASTER OF JEAN ROLIN II - Miniature of the crowning of the Virgin.
Paris, ca. 1470, In original colours.. 160x120mm. Very good. Right hand margin cut close. Size of miniature : 105x60mm. Some smudging in top of miniature.
Page from a Franciscan Book of Hours, use of Rome, with a large miniature set in full borders, by the Maître François sub-group of Parisian artists of the middle of the second half of the 15th century, rather nearer to the Master of the Horloge de Sapience (or Master of Jean Rolin II) than to Maître... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(3,000 - $ 3,500)

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Sold for $ 3,200
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Condition Rating: 2
PTOLEMEE, C. / FRIES, L., Typus orbis descriptione Ptolemaei., antique map, old maps PTOLEMEE, C. / FRIES, L. - Typus orbis descriptione Ptolemaei.
Vienne, (1522) 1541, Coloured.. 300x465mm. Wide margins. Little wormhole in top centre and at bottom left a minuscule piece of paper missing (both far from map image). A small printers crease (hardly noticeable). Otherwise in good condition. Watermark: bunch of grapes. Verso: blank.
A finely coloured example of this early16th Century map of the World according to the ancients, surrounded by 12 wind heads representing the various wind directions.
The Waldseemüller Ptolemaic map of 1513 has been redrawn and reduced in size by Laurent Fries, a geographer and physician. For t...
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(3,200 - $ 3,500)

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Condition Rating: 3
MÜNSTER, Sebastian., Constantinopel, antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, Sebastian. - Constantinopel
Basel, H.Petri, ca. 1550, Coloured.. 380x200mm. Large margins, strong paper, and in fine condition given its age.
A detailed bird's-eye view of the 'Golden Horn' of Istanbul (Constantinople). The city plan depicts the markets, homes, palaces and churches, including the famous Hagia Sophia, shown prior to the addition of the last two minarets in the late 16th century.
On the Bosphorus Strait are dozens of ...
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Estimate
(300 - $ 360)

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MÜNSTER, S., Das Erst General Inhaltend die Beschreibung und den Circkel des Gantzen Erdtrichs und Mores., antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - Das Erst General Inhaltend die Beschreibung und den Circkel des Gantzen Erdtrichs und Mores.
Basle, ca 1560, Coloured enhanced with silver.. 381x265mm. Marginal imperfections, small left and right margins, enlarged with old paper, else very good.
Sebastian Münster (1489 - 1552) is one of the most renowned cartographers of the sixteenth century, Mercator and Ortelius are considered at the same level. Munster's two main works, namely the 'Geographia' and 'Cosmographia Universalis' were among the most widely read books of the time and exerted a... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(1,700 - $ 2,000)

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Condition Rating: 3
BRAUN, Georg / HOGENBERG, Frans., CAIRUS QUAE OLIM BABYLON AEGYPTI MAXIMA URBS., antique map, old maps BRAUN, Georg / HOGENBERG, Frans. - CAIRUS QUAE OLIM BABYLON AEGYPTI MAXIMA URBS.
Cologne, 1572, Coloured.. 332x487mm. Some wrinkles in middle folding. Folded as issued. Age toned. Nicely coloured.
A striking, old coloured view of Cairo from a hillside opposite the Nile, from Braun & Hogenberg's groundbreaking Civitatus Orbis Terrarum, the most important town book of the 16th Century.
Elaborate detail, including fortified walls, buildings, publish places, etc. A number of horsemen...
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Estimate
(480 - $ 580)

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BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F., Toletum/Toledo [on sheet with] Vallisoletum / Valladolid., antique map, old maps BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F. - Toletum/Toledo [on sheet with] Vallisoletum / Valladolid.
Cologne, (1572) 1577, Coloured. 330x475mm. Text on verso. Restoration in centrefold.
TOLEDO : A very desirable and early town-view of Toledo, rendered with great precision as almost every house seems to be individually drawn. The churches and the Alcà¡sar rise high above the sea of houses.
A wealthy and powerful city up to 1560, Toledo for a while maintained its position as th...
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Estimate
(420 - $ 500)

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Sold for $ 350
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Condition Rating: 5
ORTELIUS, A.,  Moraviae, quae olim Marcomannorum Sedes, Corographia, A.D. Pavlo Fabritio Medico et Mathematico Descripta, et a Generosis Moraviae Baronibus Quibusdam corecta. , antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Moraviae, quae olim Marcomannorum Sedes, Corographia, A.D. Pavlo Fabritio Medico et Mathematico Descripta, et a Generosis Moraviae Baronibus Quibusdam corecta.
Antwerp, 1579, In original colours.. 355x470mm. Some age-toning of the paper. Professional repair of a couple of marginal tears, of a split lower part center fold, 10,5 cm into the engraved area. Minor marginal browning.
Very attractive full colour map of Moravia, Slovakia prepared by Paul Fabritius in 1569. Showing fortified cities, towns, rivers, etc.
With a fine Renaissance strapwork cartouche, and smaller scale cartouche.
From Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. [Atlas of the Whole World] with Latin text ...
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Estimate
(500 - $ 600)

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MÜNSTER, S., Americae Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio. / Die newen inseln so hinder Hispaniam gegen Orient . . ., antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - Americae Sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio. / Die newen inseln so hinder Hispaniam gegen Orient . . .
Basle, 1588, Coloured, enhanced with silver and gold. 330x370mm. Marginal imperfections, otherwise fine.
Sebastian Münster (1489-1552) is one of the most renowned cartographers of the sixteenth century, Mercator and Ortelius are considered at the same level. Munster's two main works, namely the 'Geographia' and 'Cosmographia Universalis' were among the most widely read books of the time and exerted a h... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(1,200 - $ 1,400)

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Sold for $ 1,205
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Condition Rating: 2
SPEED, John., The Countye of Monmouth. . ., antique map, old maps SPEED, John. - The Countye of Monmouth. . .
London, ca. 1610, Uncoloured.. 385x510mm. In good condition with the lower left a little rough and backed with Japan paper. Minor water stains, some margins slim.
A beautiful Welsh county map of Monmouth Shire; part of the renowned “Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine” by English cartographer John Speed. The copper plates were engraved by Jocodus Hondius in 1610 in Amsterdam. The maps from this Atlas are highly sought after, due to their intricate embelli... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(300 - $ 500)

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Sold for $ 145
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Condition Rating: 4
BERTIUS, Petrus., [Title page] Theatri Geographiae Veteris Tomus prior in quo. . ., antique map, old maps BERTIUS, Petrus. - [Title page] Theatri Geographiae Veteris Tomus prior in quo. . .
Amsterdam, ca 1618, Coloured.. 320x217mm. In excellent condition, the odd small repair etc. Paper is wrinkled slightly. Wide margins, good impression. With an official black ink stamp.
This is the lovely title page to Bertius' edition of Ptolemy's 'Geographia' that was copied from Mercator's edition from 1578. The two great Greek geographers stand beneath a classic portico: Claudius Ptolemy, holding an armillary sphere and a pair of dividers and Marinus, holding a rolled-up map. (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(220 - $ 250)

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Condition Rating: 2
HONDIUS, J., Africae Nova Tabula., antique map, old maps HONDIUS, J. - Africae Nova Tabula.
Amsterdam, 1619, Uncoloured. 550x700mm. This map is in good condition with a clear image on stable paper - it has been re-margined on both sides, and there is a backing reinforcement over some of the area that results in a slight variation in tone on the front of the map.
Minor margin toning and a couple of small centrefold and margin tears. Please see the images.
FIRST STATE. This is the very rare, and separately issued, first state of the famous Hondius map. It was hugely influential, providing a milestone for later Africa maps by Blaeu, Janson, Bertius, Tavernier etc.
It is estimated that there are only three copies of the America map from this set. ...
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(2,750 - $ 3,500)

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Condition Rating: 4
SPEED, John., The Mape of Hungari. . ., antique map, old maps SPEED, John. - The Mape of Hungari. . .
London, 1626, In attractive colours.. 395x505mm. In fair condition with the two bottom corners carefully replaced in facsimile. (Hardly noticeable with 3/4" x 2 1/2" on the left and 1" x 1 1/2" on the right corner). Otherwise, the map is in good condition.
A detailed and decorative map of Hungary, showing 2 sets of 4 costumed figures on each side of the map and views of Presburg, Ofen (Buda), Comorra and Raab.
John Speed produced the first English atlas of the world and his maps are prized for their decorative quality.
It is from Speed’s a...
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Estimate
(200 - $ 500)

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Condition Rating: 6
MERIAN, M., Veradelineatio Ordinis Belliq Navalis Venetorum cum Turcis apud Dardaneli. Eigentlicher Abriß des Ordnung und Schiffstreits der Venetianer mit den Türcken. . . , antique map, old maps MERIAN, M. - Veradelineatio Ordinis Belliq Navalis Venetorum cum Turcis apud Dardaneli. Eigentlicher Abriß des Ordnung und Schiffstreits der Venetianer mit den Türcken. . .
Frankfurt, ca. 1650, Uncolored. 284x310mm. A good example with dark print. Some age-toning. Cental fold with some discoloration. A small hole inside the margins, outside of platemark.
A fantastic view of the Battle of the Dardanelles dated 1646. It shows the fleets of the Venetians and the Ottoman Empire. With the Sea of Marmara, Bosphorus, and Constantinople is visible in background.
A legend (A-Y) names the Commanders of the ships. ¤...
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(200 - $ 250)

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Sold for $ 114
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Condition Rating: 4
BLAEU, J.,  [Title page]  Belgica regia quae est Europae liber nonus., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - [Title page] Belgica regia quae est Europae liber nonus.
Amsterdam, 1652, Coloured.. 388x233mm. Paper very slightly browned, printed on heavy paper.
In top an imposing Spanish royal arms girdled by the Golden Fleece and with a crown surmounted by a cross and orb. The whole is supported by two uncrowned lions. From his town book of the Netherlands. The title and imprint printed on paste-on slip. ¤... (Go to Item Page)
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(300 - $ 400)

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Condition Rating: 4
MARIETTE, P.,  Theatre Geographiqiue de L'Europe. . ., antique map, old maps MARIETTE, P. - Theatre Geographiqiue de L'Europe. . .
Paris, 1653, Uncoloured.. 270x340mm. Contemp. calf binding, worn, hinges torn, corners bumped. Title, index, 58map,title, index, 79maps.
With wide margins, except some water staining or light browning of a few pages, a few pages with tear along center fold. Generally in good condition.
Interestingly many coats of arms are painted over during the French Revolution (1789-1799).
2 Parts in one. Rare atlas prepared by Ph.Briet of ancient and modern Europe.
Part one<...
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Estimate
(9,000 - $ 12,000)

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DUVAL, P., EXPEDITIONS ALEXANDRI MAGNI Per Europam, Assiam et Africam, Tabula Geographica., antique map, old maps DUVAL, P. - EXPEDITIONS ALEXANDRI MAGNI Per Europam, Assiam et Africam, Tabula Geographica.
Paris, 1654, Original colours. 342x515mm. In good condition. Minor age toned.
A detailed outlined hand-coloured map of the region bounded by the Eastern Mediterranean in the West and India in the east, centered on the Arabian Peninsula, Persia and Iraq. ¤... (Go to Item Page)
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(120 - $ 150)

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BLAEU, J.,  Caerte van de Scher-meer Alsoo deselve is Bedyckt, ende by Cavels van 15 Morgen suyver landt door lotinge uytgedelt, op den 25 October Anno 1635, ende aldus met groote verbeteringe int licht gegeven., antique map, old maps BLAEU, J. - Caerte van de Scher-meer Alsoo deselve is Bedyckt, ende by Cavels van 15 Morgen suyver landt door lotinge uytgedelt, op den 25 October Anno 1635, ende aldus met groote verbeteringe int licht gegeven.
Amsterdam, 1661, Original colours.. 467x559mm. In mint condition
Attractive map of the polder Schermer near Alkmaar by Cornelis Ian allers Bogaert and published by Blaeu. At the lower right side a coat of arms of Schermer. In the lower part a charmingly decorated title cartouche. Only published in Joan Blaeu's "Atlas Maior, Sive Cosmographia Blaviana. . . " ¤... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(400 - $ 450)

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Condition Rating: 1
DUDLEY, R., Carte particolare che comincia con l'Isole di S. Tomasso e Tome e c. d' S. Clara e finisce con il. c. d' Aldeas., antique map, old maps DUDLEY, R. - Carte particolare che comincia con l'Isole di S. Tomasso e Tome e c. d' S. Clara e finisce con il. c. d' Aldeas.
Florence, 1661, Uncoloured.. 468x362mm. Right margin cropped close, otherwise in very good condition.
Chart of Gabon, Congo, Zaire and Angola] Carte particolare che comincia con l'Isole di S. Tomasso e Tome e c. d' S. Clara e finisce con il. c. d' Aldeas.
Description: Robert Dudley (1574-1649). English cartographer. The Arcano del Mare (Mystery of...
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(750 - $ 800)

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Condition Rating: 3
DUDLEY, Robert., (The coast of Argentina from Cape S. Andreas to Golfo San Jorge.), antique map, old maps DUDLEY, Robert. - (The coast of Argentina from Cape S. Andreas to Golfo San Jorge.)
Florence, 1661, Uncoloured.. 464x350mm. In very good condition.
A chart from Robert Dudley's sea-atlas Arcano del Mare. It depicts the coast of Argentina from Cape S. Andreas in lattitude 39 o S. to Golfo San Jorge.

Robert Dudley (1574-1649). English cartographer. The 'Arcano del Mare' (Mystery of the Sea...
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Estimate
(750 - $ 850)

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Condition Rating: 3
DUDLEY, Robert., Carta particolare d'Argentina che comincia con il capo S. Andrea e¨ finisce con il capo Matas d'America., antique map, old maps DUDLEY, Robert. - Carta particolare d'Argentina che comincia con il capo S. Andrea e¨ finisce con il capo Matas d'America.
Florence, 1661, Uncoloured.. 465x350mm. In very good condition.
Robert Dudley (1574-1649). English cartographer. The Arcano del Mare (Mystery of the Sea), is "ONE OF THE GREATEST ATLASES OF THE WORLD": it is the first sea-atlas of the whole world; the first with all the charts constructed using Mercator's new projection, as corrected by Edward Wri... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(750 - $ 850)

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DUDLEY, Robert., [Atlantic Ocean] Carta particolare dell mare Oceano fra la costa di Guinea e la Brasilia., antique map, old maps DUDLEY, Robert. - [Atlantic Ocean] Carta particolare dell mare Oceano fra la costa di Guinea e la Brasilia.
Florence, 1661, Uncoloured.. 480x730mm. In very fine condition except for the usual discolouring in the joining of the two sheets.
A large, small-scale, so-called cross-over chart of the Atlantic Ocean on two sheets. From Robert Dudley's atlas Arcano del Mare, with the coast of Africa and the easternmost coast of Brasil.

RRobert Dudley (1574-1649). English cartographer....
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(1,300 - $ 1,550)

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DE WIT, F.,  Regnum Bohemia, eique Annexae provinciae uit Ducatus Silesia, Marchionatus Moravia et Lusatia., antique map, old maps DE WIT, F. - Regnum Bohemia, eique Annexae provinciae uit Ducatus Silesia, Marchionatus Moravia et Lusatia.
Amsterdam, 1680, Uncoloured.. 482x580mm. Very good condition. Good and dark impression. Repaired tear in lower part center fold, 3cm. into engraved area.
Detailed map of Czechoslovakia including parts of Poland, Germany with the towns of Dresden, Prague, Breslau, etc. With fine title cartouche upper left, putti carrying the coats of arms of Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia, Lusatia. ¤... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(250 - $ 300)

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HOFFMANNS, J. / DAPPER, O.,  Die Caspische oder Hyrcanische See., antique map, old maps HOFFMANNS, J. / DAPPER, O. - Die Caspische oder Hyrcanische See.
Nüremberg, Johann Hoffmanns, 1681, Uncoloured.. 285x344mm. Repair of split lower and upper part center fold. Dark impression.
Strikingly engraved and attractive map of the Caspian Sea, showing major towns, ports, etc. Large decorative cartouche and compass rose. The engraving is neatly executed, with Germanic touches to the lettering.
From "Asia, Oder: Ausführliche Beschreibung Des Reichs des Grossen Mogols Und eines ...
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(480 - $ 550)

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MOXON, J., A map of all the Earth and how after the flood it was. . .., antique map, old maps MOXON, J. - A map of all the Earth and how after the flood it was. . ..
London, ca.1681, Coloured.. 322x465mm. Large margins as issued, some flattened creases but otherwise fine.
A beautifully coloured, and second state of this early and uncommon, oval world map.

The map includes CALIFORNIA AS AN ISLAND, and partial coastlines for Japan, Australia and New Zealand. Eden and the 'Land of Nod' is located by the Euphrates River.
Numbers throughout the map are ...
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(1,000 - $ 1,300)

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WIT, F. de., Ciculis Saxoniae Inferioris in quo sunt Ducatus Holsatiae Mecklenburgi, Lauwenburgi, Luneburgi, Brunsuigi, Bremae et Ferdae, Comitatus Dannebergi, Archiepiscopatus Maegdenburgensis, Episcopatus Hildesiae et Halberstad., antique map, old maps WIT, F. de. - Ciculis Saxoniae Inferioris in quo sunt Ducatus Holsatiae Mecklenburgi, Lauwenburgi, Luneburgi, Brunsuigi, Bremae et Ferdae, Comitatus Dannebergi, Archiepiscopatus Maegdenburgensis, Episcopatus Hildesiae et Halberstad.
Amsterdam, c.1690, In fine original colours.. 485x565mm. Good condition.
An attractive map of Niedersachsen and Hamburg-Holstein. Embellished with a title-cartouche with the coats-of-arms and a cartouche with scales. From Frederick de Wit's "Atlas Maior".

Frederik de Wit (1610-98), Amsterdam-based cartographer and publisher. Published "Atlas minor", 1670, "Z...
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(110 - $ 130)

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CORONELLI, V.M., [2 sheets] Parte Settentrionale del' IRLANDA... [with] IRLANDA Parte Meridionale. . ., antique map, old maps CORONELLI, V.M. - [2 sheets] Parte Settentrionale del' IRLANDA... [with] IRLANDA Parte Meridionale. . .
Venice, 1696, Old colouring. 935x620mm. Some restoration to centrefold and in part down the side of both sheets. Some marks, light age toning etc. Exceptionally fine old colour.
A matching set in contemporary Italian original colour (contemporary coloured maps of Coronelli are very rare on the market) of 2 attractive large folio maps depicting the northern and southern parts of Ireland, including two large cartouches, one ship and one sea monster, etc.
The maps show ...
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Estimate
(960 - $ 1,150)

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CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham., COUTUMES MOEURS & HABILLEMENS des PEUPLES QUI HABITENT AU ENVIRONS DU CAP DE BONNE ESPERANCE. . ., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham. - COUTUMES MOEURS & HABILLEMENS des PEUPLES QUI HABITENT AU ENVIRONS DU CAP DE BONNE ESPERANCE. . .
Amsterdam, ca 1719, Coloured. 381x443mm. Slight foxing on edges of the margins. Nicely coloured.
A decorative image of people & animals, with a map of southern Africa after Tachard. The people depicted are the Hottentots and the Namaquas of the Cape of Good Hope.
The animals depicted are the zebra, rhino, grand lizard, hippo, snake (cobra?) chameleon, small lizard and an antelope. Additio...
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(180 - $ 220)

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DE FER, N. / BENARD, J.F., Le théâtre de la guerre sur les frontières des deux empires depuis Vienne jusques à Constantinople, où se trouvent la Hongrie, la Transilvanie,, antique map, old maps DE FER, N. / BENARD, J.F. - Le théâtre de la guerre sur les frontières des deux empires depuis Vienne jusques à Constantinople, où se trouvent la Hongrie, la Transilvanie,
Paris, Bernard, 1737, In original o/l colours.. 473x620mm. Left hand margin cut to neat line. With extended lower and left margin to fit in an composite atlas.
Nicolas De Fer's map of the Theater of War showing the region between Vienna and Constantinople, included are Hungary, Bulgaria, Wallachia, Transylvania, Bosnia and Serbia.
Engraved by H Van Loon.
From a later edition of the "Recueil Du Cartes" . . . With the address has been reworked a...
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(225 - $ 300)

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SEUTTER, M.,  Grund-Riss und Prospect. . . Stadt Dansburg und Trankenbar. . ., antique map, old maps SEUTTER, M. - Grund-Riss und Prospect. . . Stadt Dansburg und Trankenbar. . .
Augsburg ca 1740, In original colours.. 495x570mm. In very nice condition, small margin tear to upper right centrefold, a few old repairs to thinning paper and a worm hole. Dark impression, good margins.
The Danish East India Company was founded in 1616. A first expedition was sent out in November 1618, which led to the purchase of a parcel of land on the Coromandel coast, and the founding of the Danish colony of Tranquebar (in the present Madras - Tamil Nadu province).
This beautiful and strik...
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Estimate
(600 - $ 750)

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ALBRIZZI, G., NUOAVA CARTA DEL POLO ARTICO. . . (California as an Island), antique map, old maps ALBRIZZI, G. - NUOAVA CARTA DEL POLO ARTICO. . . (California as an Island)
Venice, 1740, Coloured. 295x350mm. Minor stains from foxing. Minor age toned.
A coloured, decorative map of the Northern Hemisphere and the North Pole, which shows the possibility of the Northeast Passage, but no definite Northwest Passage.
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(120 - $ 140)

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BASSET,  Introduction a la géographie carte des diverses positions de la sphere. . ., antique map, old maps BASSET - Introduction a la géographie carte des diverses positions de la sphere. . .
Paris, 1750, Coloured.. 503x722mm. Good and dark impression on sound paper. Good margins. Very good condition.
A charming and large print showing a terrestrial, celestial and an armillary globe with smaller circular diagrams illustrating the theories of Ptolemy, Copernicus, Brahe and Descartes.
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More about Celestial charts and globes ...
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(1,200 - $ 1,500)

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ANONYMOUS,  A Map of the Island of Corsica., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - A Map of the Island of Corsica.
England, ca. 1750, Uncoloured.. 85x113mm. A good dark impression. Cut on neat line and pasted on another sheet.
Scarce small map of Corsica and part of Sardinia. ¤... (Go to Item Page)
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(120 - $ 150)

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BELLIN, Jacques Nicolas., Carte Reduite DES COSTES OCCIDENTALES D' AFRIQUE Premiere fouille contenant, Les Costes de Barbarie. . . , antique map, old maps BELLIN, Jacques Nicolas. - Carte Reduite DES COSTES OCCIDENTALES D' AFRIQUE Premiere fouille contenant, Les Costes de Barbarie. . .
Paris, 1753, Coloured.. 900x560mm. Slightly age toned.
A beautiful map of the north western coast of Africa. The map was published out of Paris by the Department de la Marine in 1765. This scarce sea chart covers the north western coast of Africa from Fez down to Morocco.
It includes the Canary and Azores. As with most sea charts, the interior of ...
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(240 - $ 290)

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LE ROUGE, George Louis., Carte D'Une Partie de L' AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE., antique map, old maps LE ROUGE, George Louis. - Carte D'Une Partie de L' AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE.
Paris, ca 1755, Handcoloured. 620x500mm. Minor age toned. Foxing on margins. Short side margins.
A fine example of this highly detailed set of maps illustrating the British Colonies in North America at the conclusion of the American Revolution, published by Soules in his 'Histoire des Troubles de Amerique Anglaise'.
The map features interesting border configurations. New Jersey for instan...
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Estimate
(840 - $ 1,000)

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Condition Rating: 3
DES BARRES, J.F.W. / WALLET, J.F.,  The Coast of New England., antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. / WALLET, J.F. - The Coast of New England.
London, 1776, Uncoloured.. 1053x745mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Folds as issued. Dark impression on thick paper, bearing "LVG" watermark. Yellow border.
A chart of New England Coast, taken from the "Atlantic Neptune", and marked in lower left corner "Published according to Act of Parliament April 24th, 1776 by J.F.W. Des Barres Esq".
Page number 3.

Showing New England's Atlantic seaboard from Narragansett Bay to Passamaquoddy Bay. T...
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Estimate
(8,000 - $ 12,000)

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DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  A plan of the Town of Newport in the province of Rhode Island., antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. - A plan of the Town of Newport in the province of Rhode Island.
London, 1776, Uncoloured.. 723x520mm. Paper slightly age-toned and slightly spotted. Center fold as issued. Dark impression on thick laid paper, bearing "LVG" watermark.
A plan of the Town of Newport in the province of Rhode Island, taken from the "Atlantic Neptune", and marked in lower left corner "Published according to Act of Parliament April 24th, 1776 by J.F.W. Des Barres Esq".
Underneath the title and a lettered key (A-U) to the wharfs and public building...
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Estimate
(4,000 - $ 5,000)

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DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  [ Narraganset Bay and Rhodes Island and Harbour. ], antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. - [ Narraganset Bay and Rhodes Island and Harbour. ]
London, 1776, Uncoloured.. 1065x750mm. Paper slightly age-toned and slightly spotted. Folds as issued. Dark impression on thick paper. Short left margin. On two joined sheets.
A chart of Narraganset Bay and part of Rhode Island, taken from the "Atlantic Neptune", and marked in lower left corner "Published according to Act of Parliament April 24th, 1776 by J.F.W. Des Barres Esq".
This superb sea chart constructed for the...
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Estimate
(6,000 - $ 7,500)

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DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  [Nantucket Island and the west end of Martha's Vineyard], antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. - [Nantucket Island and the west end of Martha's Vineyard]
London, 1776, Uncoloured.. 1065x748mm. Paper slightly age-toned and usual slight offseting. Folds as issued. Dark impression on thick paper. Yellow border.
A chart of Nantucket Island, taken from the "Atlantic Neptune", and marked in lower left corner "Published according to Act of Parliament June 1st, 1776 by J.F.W. Des Barres Esq".
Plate changes: Sailing directions and nautical remarks added in many places. The Muskegat shoals are named. Hills ...
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Estimate
(27,500 - $ 35,000)

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DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  [ Buzzards Bay, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket Island ], antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. - [ Buzzards Bay, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket Island ]
London, 1776, Uncoloured.. 740x1060mm. Paper slightly age-toned and slightly spotted. Folds as issued. Dark impression on thick paper.
A chart of Buzzards Bay, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Island, taken from the "Atlantic Neptune", and marked in lower left corner "Published according to Act of Parliament June 1st, 1776 by J.F.W. Des Barres Esq".

The Atlantic Neptune is universally recognised as one of the most magnifi...
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Estimate
(12,000 - $ 15,000)

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MITCHELL, J. / LE ROUGE, , Amerique septentrionale avec les Routes, Distances en miles, Villages et Etablissements François et Anglois. Par le Docteur Mitchel Traduit de l'Anglois ... Corigee en 1776 par M. Hawkins.., antique map, old maps MITCHELL, J. / LE ROUGE, - Amerique septentrionale avec les Routes, Distances en miles, Villages et Etablissements François et Anglois. Par le Docteur Mitchel Traduit de l'Anglois ... Corigee en 1776 par M. Hawkins..
Paris, 1756 /1777, In original o./l. colouring.. 1330x1920mm. Some faint dust soiling and fingering, a few minor worm holes; very good condition. 68 x 46 cm (26¾ x 19¼") each of eight sheets.
An engraved map in outline colour. On eight sheets, each measuring approx. 68 x 46 cm (26¾ x 19¼"), if joined would form a single large sheet 59 x 79 inches. Backed with old orange linen and sectioned for folding to approx. 20 x 13 cm (8 x 5¼), with manuscript label on the back of each; modern slipc... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(12,000 - $ 15,000)

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DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  The Harbour of Charles Town in South-Carolina from the Surveys of Sr. Jas. Wallace Captn. in his Majesty Navy & Others, with A View of the Town from the South Shore of Ashley River., antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. - The Harbour of Charles Town in South-Carolina from the Surveys of Sr. Jas. Wallace Captn. in his Majesty Navy & Others, with A View of the Town from the South Shore of Ashley River.
London, 1777, In attractive original colours.. 840x620mm. Paper slightly age-toned and usual slight offsetting. Folds as issued. Left margin cut to scale border. Dark impression on thick paper, with JBATER watermark. Yellow border.
A chart of Charles Town's Harbour in South Carolina, with in upper left part a view of Charles Town (present-day Charleston), South Carolina, from the north-eastern shore of James Island, across the Charleston Harbour. The vantage point of the drawing suggests that it was made approximately from the... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(5,000 - $ 6,000)

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DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  [ Text page : Nautical directions to sail into the Harbour of New-York, & c.], antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. - [ Text page : Nautical directions to sail into the Harbour of New-York, & c.]
London, 1778, Uncoloured.. 765x305mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Dark impression on thick paper. Size of sheet 765 x 305mm.
Text page "Nautical directions to sail into the Harbour of New-York, & c.", taken from the "Atlantic Neptune".
This superb sea chart constructed for the use of the British Navy.

The Atlantic Neptune is the most celebrated sea atlas and c...
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Estimate
(300 - $ 400)

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DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  A Chart of Delawar Bay, with Soundings and Nautical Observations. taken by Capt. Andrew Snape Hammond . . .  June 1st 1779, antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. - A Chart of Delawar Bay, with Soundings and Nautical Observations. taken by Capt. Andrew Snape Hammond . . . June 1st 1779
London, 1779, Uncoloured.. 745x1055mm. Paper slightly age-toned and slightly spotted. Center fold as issued. Dark impression on thick paper, with LVG water mark. Short margins.
Highly detailed chart of Delaware Bay and the mouth of the River, extending from Cape May in the south to Bombay Hook in the north. Des Barres chart of Delaware Bay was unquestionably the most detailed chart of the Bay produced during the colonial period.
taken from the "Atlantic Neptune", and ...
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Estimate
(5,000 - $ 7,000)

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DES BARRES, J.F.W.,  A chart of the coast of New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, & c. . . ., antique map, old maps DES BARRES, J.F.W. - A chart of the coast of New York, New Jersey, Pensilvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, & c. . . .
London, 1780, Uncoloured.. 1580x740mm. Paper slightly age-toned and slightly spotted. Center fold as issued. Dark impression on thick paper.
A chart of A chart of the coast of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, & c., taken from the "Atlantic Neptune", and marked in lower left corner "Published according to Act of Parliament March 1st, 1780 by J.F.W. Des Barres Esq".
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(8,000 - $ 10,000)

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SHARE CERTIFICATE.,  ACTION N°1130. Société du Commerce d'Asie & d'Afrique., antique map, old maps SHARE CERTIFICATE. - ACTION N°1130. Société du Commerce d'Asie & d'Afrique.
Antwerpen, 1 October 1781, Uncoloured.. 340x210mm. Printed document with manuscript additions, signed by duke Charles de Proli (General manager of the company) and Guillaume Bolts. Watermark : coat of arms.
Share of 1 000 Florins d'Allemagne (1 000 Guilder) of the "Triester Handelsgesellschaft" (Société du Commerce d'Asie & d'Afrique) signed by duke Charles de Proli (General manager of the company) and Guillaume Bolts. The share certificate is written out to Sieur Knyff.

The Triester East I...
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Estimate
(600 - $ 750)

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GÜSSEFELD, F. L., Charte über die XIII. vereinigte Staaten von Nord-America, Entworfen duch F.L. Güssefeld. . ., antique map, old maps GÜSSEFELD, F. L. - Charte über die XIII. vereinigte Staaten von Nord-America, Entworfen duch F.L. Güssefeld. . .
Nuremberg, 1784, probably original colors. 450x580mm. A fine example with dark impression on heavy paper. Some toning and soiling. Decorative early hand colour.
A large map of the 13 United States, shortly after the American Revolutionary War or the American War of Independence, which ended in 1783. A very detailed map with many place names, forts, rivers, Indian tribes, etc. Pennsylvania, Virginia, the Carolinas and Georgia seem to extend to the Mississipp... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(400 - $ 500)

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SWARBRECK, Samuel., (Two prints) North Bridge Street Edinburgh / The Regents Bridge, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh., antique map, old maps SWARBRECK, Samuel. - (Two prints) North Bridge Street Edinburgh / The Regents Bridge, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh.
London, 1837, Uncoloured. On tinted grounds.. 415x305mm. In very good condition. With the odd mark etc in margins. Corners creased. Good margins.
An attractive pair of tinted lithograph of Edinburgh street scenes from a folio of some 26 tinted litho's, titled Sketches in Scotland, Drawn on Stone from Nature. by London born Samuel Swarbreck. Signed, dated and title on plate.
Beautifully coloured lithographs show lively scenes of ...
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Estimate
(90 - $ 100)

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ENGELMANN, G.,  Welt-Karte der Mission., antique map, old maps ENGELMANN, G. - Welt-Karte der Mission.
Mullhausenl, ca 1850, In original printed colours.. 310x465mm. Lithography in black and blue. Size of sheet 435 x 550mm. Remains of old fold in upper right corner. On sound paper, with some marginal foxing, overall very good condition.
A rare, double-hemisphere world map showing the Christian missions through out the world. Christian countries are left blank, non-Christian countries in darkness and black.
The map is embellished by allegorical illustrations including an elephant, oriental King and Native Americans. Between the ...
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Estimate
(275 - $ 300)

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HEATH, Francis George,  Heath’s Fern Portfolio., antique map, old maps HEATH, Francis George - Heath’s Fern Portfolio.
London, 1885, In original printed colouring.. 386x290mm. The original green cloth covered boards are mainly good the spine has a small amount of fraying. The inside including all 15 plates are clean inside is a sticker ‘Bath Municipal Reference Library and the first owner on the title page.
Illustrated with fifteen chromo-lithographed colour plates. All the species of British ferns are included i... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(600 - $ 800)

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Condition:
Condition Rating: 4