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BIBLE.,  13th. century Bible leave., antique map, old maps BIBLE. - 13th. century Bible leave.
France / Paris ca. 1225, In original colours.. 280x182mm. In very good condition, small repair in the bottom-left margin. Wide partly original margins.
Clean flat vellum, and very clear writing.
Large leaf from a 13th.century French bible, written on vellum in black ink, two columns, 53 lines of text.
RECTO: On top is written "GU(M)" IIII, second half of REGUM IIII (fourth book of kings). Two large initials in red and blue, with penwork extending initial the margins.
VERSO: Larg...
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(400 - $ 600)

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ANONYMOUS,  Decretals of Gregorius IX., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Decretals of Gregorius IX.
Italy, probably Bologna 1350-1380, In original colours.. 445x275mm.
In good condition, with very important text. Leaf in manuscript, written in latin,on strong vellum. Size of vellum 445 x 275mm. original margins
Very important leaf with the text of Gratians "concordantia discordantium canonum" , written in 1140.
Meaning Harmony of dissonant canones. It contains text of popes and the Patriarchs, these pronouncements are called "decretals".
In 1234 appeared the so-called "Decretales Gregorii IX" or the ...
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(750 - $ 1,500)

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SCHONSPERGER, Johann., [World Map.], antique map, old maps SCHONSPERGER, Johann. - [World Map.]
Augsburg, 1496, Uncoloured.. 105x145mm. Wood block map with letter press. Size of map 105x145mm. Paper slightly browned with some stronger discolouration in the lower right; some marginal tears not affecting text or image; one small paper thinning within image.
A rare incunable World map from a reduced edition of Schedel's 'Nuremberg Chronicle', published by Schonsperger from his 'Liber Cronicarum...'.
German text. This map rarely makes it on to the open market and this is rare opportunity to add it to a collection.
This small woodblock ...
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(3,750 - $ 4,500)

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MÜNSTER, S., Tabula orientalis regionis, Asiae scilicet extremas complectens terras et regna., antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - Tabula orientalis regionis, Asiae scilicet extremas complectens terras et regna.
Basel, ca. 1550, Uncoloured.. 260x345mm. Wood block map. Very good example, with dark print. Good margins. Some faint toning and soiling. Top and bottom central fold with a small damage, not affecting the map area.
Very early woodcut printed map of the Asia, published in the monumental Cosmographia by Sebastian Münster. The maps shows all of Asia, parts of the Indian Ocean with Madagascar and a large Zanzibar!
The Pacific Ocean is labeled to have an archipelago of 7448 islands. No Korea and Japan! Sumatr...
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(1,000 - $ 1,500)

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ORTELIUS, A., Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descripto., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descripto.
Antwerp, 1573, Full original colour, refreshed.. 370x510mm. Margins added. Professional repairs to central area. Framed.
A finely engraved and beautiful map and one of the most recognised and influential maps of the Americas from the 16th century.
This example is from an early state of the first issue of Ortelius' iconic map of the western hemisphere. Distinguishing features include the large galleon in ...
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(1,900 - $ 3,250)

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APIANUS, Peter / Gemma Frisius., Carta cosmographica, con los nombres propiedad y vertu delos vientos., antique map, old maps APIANUS, Peter / Gemma Frisius. - Carta cosmographica, con los nombres propiedad y vertu delos vientos.
Antwerp, 1575, uncoloured. 190x280mm. Slightly cropped to top; folds as issued.
A beautiful woodblock map in cordiform of the World by Frisius for Apian's 'Cosmographia'. This is the 2nd state, Spanish edition with 'Angl' and 'Scot' against the outline of the British Isles, and 'Europa' is horizontally placed. Blank on verso.
The World is depicted in a heart-shaped form, ...
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(3,600 - $ 4,350)

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DUCHETTI, Claudio.,  Urbis Romae Descriptio., antique map, old maps DUCHETTI, Claudio. - Urbis Romae Descriptio.
Rome, 1582, Uncoloured.. 400x530mm. Margins cut till plate mark, several tears repaired.
First state of three. A rare view of Rome from the Lafreri-School. Below the view there is a numbered legend of 114 references to notable places and monuments, distributed on eleven columns. In the last box on the right, the editorial imprint ROMAE CLAUDII DUCHETI FORMIS and the signature Ambrosius ... (Go to Item Page)
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(2,250 - $ 2,500)

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WAGHENAER, L. J., Caerte vande Zee Custen van Galissien, va Ortugal tot voer bij C. de Finisterre., antique map, old maps WAGHENAER, L. J. - Caerte vande Zee Custen van Galissien, va Ortugal tot voer bij C. de Finisterre.
Leiden, Plantijn, 1584-1586, In original colours.. 328x510mm. Heavy paper, wide margins, some browning, foxing and dents in margins. Some wormholes. Verso some transcoloration and reinforcements and Dutch text.
A fine and rare historical maritime map of detailed of part the coastline of Galicia (Northern Spain). Decorated by a colourful title cartouche and scale cartouche, one compass rose, several vessels and sea monsters. A very early edition rare Dutch text edition of this landmark contribution to th... (Go to Item Page)
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(1,300 - $ 1,600)

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ORTELIUS, A.,  Graeciae Sophiani., antique map, old maps ORTELIUS, A. - Graeciae Sophiani.
Antwerp, 1587, In original colours.. 350x500mm. Very small part in lower margin at centerfold reinforced and a tiny tip of the map re-drawn. Nevertheless an attractive map in fine original colouring.
This is a beautiful depiction of ancient Greece. The map has a very attractive title cartouche in the shape of a Grecian temple in the bottom left-hand corner and a large scale bordered by bold strap-work in the bottom right-hand corner. Oceans, rivers, lakes, cities, important towns, and landform... (Go to Item Page)
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(450 - $ 550)

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BRAUN, G./ HOGENBERG, F.,  Venetia. (Venice), antique map, old maps BRAUN, G./ HOGENBERG, F. - Venetia. (Venice)
Cologne, 1590, In original colours.. 335x485mm. Paper very slightly age toned. In very good condition. A good and dark impression.
Precise, beautiful bird's-eye town plan of Venice, clearly depicting the city's architectural landmark. The surrounding lagoon is animated with a great variety of sailing vessels. At bottom center is a procession of the droge and dignitar... (Go to Item Page)
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(3,000 - $ 3,500)

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DE BRY, Th.,  Nova tabula Insularum Javae, Sumatrae, Borneonis.., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Nova tabula Insularum Javae, Sumatrae, Borneonis..
Frankfurt, 1598, Coloured.. 372x430mm. Short margins as issued. Some minor paper re-inforcement. Folds as issued. Good impression.
A most important foundation map, one of the first detailed European maps to focus on southern Malaysia and the region around present-day Singapore.
The map was published in Theodore De Bry's important collection of Minor Voyages , and is an important record of the early Dutch voyages to...
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(7,200 - $ 9,000)

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SPEED, John., Glamorgan Shyre with the Sittuations of the Chiefe Townd Cardyff and Ancient Landaffe Described., antique map, old maps SPEED, John. - Glamorgan Shyre with the Sittuations of the Chiefe Townd Cardyff and Ancient Landaffe Described.
London, 1612, Original Colors. 385x510mm. In fair condition. Remargined on both sides and some facsimile replacement on the top two corners (about 1 ½” x 1 ½”) and along the sides. (Up to ½”) (Sold as is) Age toned.
A nice full color example of John Speed's map of the County of Glamorgan, in south Wales, including coats of arms and a detailed town plan of Cardiff and the town of Landaffe.
Speed's "Theatre of the Empire of Great Britain… " was first published in 1612, employing maps which Speed began publi...
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(400 - $ 500)

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BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F., Olissippo quae nunc Lisboa, Civitas Amplissima Lusitaniae, ad Tagum (Lisbon), antique map, old maps BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F. - Olissippo quae nunc Lisboa, Civitas Amplissima Lusitaniae, ad Tagum (Lisbon)
Cologne, 1617, Uncoloured. 365x470mm. Excellent strong print, heavy paper, neat image, wide margins. Very minor browning/wrinkling in margins. Near mint condition.
Desirable and early town view of Lisbon.

From one of the greatest publication in this genre!. The Civitates was compiled and written by George Braun, Canon of Cologne Cathedral. Braun gathered together vast amounts of information and draft plans to produce over 500 city views/maps ...
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(650 - $ 1,000)

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DE BRY, Th., Americae Pars Magis Cognita., antique map, old maps DE BRY, Th. - Americae Pars Magis Cognita.
Low Countries, 1624, Uncoloured. 365x450mm. Very good, issued folding on watermarked paper with narrow margins, as is common with this map, and a small abrasion in the cartouche at bottom left. There is a 1/4" hole west of the Rio de la Plata that has been closed on verso with the binder's guard and archival tape.
There are several additional tiny tears that have also been closed on verso with archival tape.
A beautiful map focusing on the Spanish possessions in the Americas, this map covers what is the present-day southern United States through South America.
It was published to accompany the accounts of the voyages of Johann van Stadden and Jean de Lery. The cartography is drawn from de Bry's ow...
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(4,500 - $ 5,000)

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MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J.,  America Meridionalis., antique map, old maps MERCATOR, G. / HONDIUS, J. - America Meridionalis.
Amsterdam, 1630, Coloured.. 352x485mm. A good and strong impression. Paper slightly age-toned, as usual. Repair of split lower part center fold, just arriving into engraved area. Altogether in very good condition. French text on verso.
The eastern part of Brazil is depicted as an island: a huge Rio de la Plata extends from the Atlantic in the south to a large lake, Eupana Lacus. From this lake the Rio Grande flows further northward into the Amazon river and from there into the Atlantic. In an inset a view of Cusco, the Inca capita... (Go to Item Page)
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(1,400 - $ 1,750)

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MERIAN, M., London., antique map, old maps MERIAN, M. - London.
Frankfurt a. M., 1638, In attractive colours.. 220x700mm. Several, mostly marginal imperfections, among them decolouration and browning. Somehow wavy. Else very good.
A panoramic, early view of London before the fire of 1666, it has a key noting 43 places within the City. This large view extends from the King's Palace at Whitehall to the Tower of London and St Katherine's Church.
Kindly note that London Bridge still has buildings across it, and several he...
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(1,200 - $ 1,500)

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BLAEU, W., Europa recens descripta. , antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Europa recens descripta.
Amsterdam, ca. 1645, In fine original colours.. 410x555mm. In very good condition. Clear and sharp impression. Slight mostly marginal toning. A few small light soil spots. Issued centerfold and a few extra modest creases near the centerfold.
Evidence of previous hinges on verso margin. Minor split to lower centerfold margin
A classic carte-de-figures map of Europe produced during the golden age of the Dutch mapmaking. The map shows the entirety of Europe, as well as Northern Africa, Iceland, part of Greenland and the mythical island of Frisland.
The upper frieze has nine bird's eye city views of prominent Europe...
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(1,500 - $ 2,000)

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BLAEU, W. J., Britannia prout divisa fuit temporibus Anglo-Saxonum, presertim durante illorum Heptarchia. , antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. J. - Britannia prout divisa fuit temporibus Anglo-Saxonum, presertim durante illorum Heptarchia.
Amsterdam, ca. 1646, Coloured.. 420x533mm. Good and dark impression. Some faint browning and light spotting. No damages, tears or holes!
An important and sought-after double-page map, decorated with the shields of the Saxon kingdoms, and 14 superb scenes of Anglo-Saxon history in full color. Finely engraved in the style of Dutch paintings. French text on verso.
A fantastic and highly decorative map! ¤

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(1,500 - $ 2,000)

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BLAEU, W., Asia Noviter Delineata., antique map, old maps BLAEU, W. - Asia Noviter Delineata.
Amsterdam, ca 1650, In original colouring.. 410x555mm. In fine condition with slight foxing on bottom border not encroaching onto map. Professional archival framing with transparent backing to enable viewing of French text on reserve.
Blaeu's exquisite map of Asia, copper engraved with original hand colour. Amsterdam, 1618-ca. 1650. French text on reverse.
Highly decorative carte-figures map of Asia by the most celebrated of all Dutch period mapmakers. An wonderful map of Asia featuring Blaeu's hallmarks of fine engraving ...
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(2,000 - $ 2,500)

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Saverus, R./  van Voerst, R., 'Cows'., antique map, old maps Saverus, R./ van Voerst, R. - 'Cows'.
English, ca 1650, uncoloured. 290x190mm. On thin paper; old paper hinges on verso; some paper impurities.
A copper engraving. Print showing cows in different poses. ¤... (Go to Item Page)
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(60 - $ 80)

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Condition Rating: 4
BALDAEUS, P.,  Goa., antique map, old maps BALDAEUS, P. - Goa.
Amsterdam, 1672, Coloured.. 280x354mm. Right hand margin cut to neat line. Overall good condition
A combined panoramic and bird's eye-town-plan of Goa, the main Portuguese trading post in India. From Philippus Baldaeus "Naauwkeurige Beschryvinge Van Malabar en Choromandel".
There is a cartouche identifying 43 buildings and the plan includes the harbor full of shi...
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(550 - $ 700)

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PRIORATO, G., Ratisbona (Regensburg), antique map, old maps PRIORATO, G. - Ratisbona (Regensburg)
Vienna, 1672, Uncoloured.. 321x712mm. Paper slightly age-toned. Center fold on verso reinforced with reversible-restoration cellulite paper.
A rare and very decorative town-view of Regendsburg showing the siege of 1634.
Gualdo Priorato (1606-1678) entered military service at a very young age and served in Flanders under the Prince of Orange. During his varied military career he was k...
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(300 - $ 400)

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JANSSONIUS, J., Orbis Terrarum Veteribus Cogniti Typus Geographicus., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Orbis Terrarum Veteribus Cogniti Typus Geographicus.
Amsterdam, 1680, Coloured.. 400x507mm. Strong image, vivid colours, wide margins, some minor foxing in margins
A classic map of the ancient world based on Ortelius. Europe, Asia and Africa as far south as Madagascar are placed at the center of a much larger oval frame.
The Climatic zones are marked. The title is enclosed in a strapwork panel at top. ¤...
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(350 - $ 500)

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BERRY, W., A Mapp of All The World., antique map, old maps BERRY, W. - A Mapp of All The World.
London, 1680, In original colours.. 565x985mm. At some places slightly lightsome in the vertical middle by the jointing line and some small repaired holes in the left and right margins / not affecting the printed area / next of the line of Capricorn. )br />
Printed on two sheets and conjoined. Paper size: 61,5 x 94 cm, printed area: 56,5 x 87,5 cm.
An exceptional example of this very rare, separately published, beautifully adjusted map, highlighted with gold coloring. A fine engraved double-hemisphere map of the world, the title fully gilded with raddled outline along the upper edge and with the dedication to Charles II and imprint in a fine c... (Go to Item Page)
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(5,500 - $ 7,500)

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VISSCHER, N.,  Insula Matanino vulgo Martanico in lucem edita / per Nicolaum Visscher cum Priviliegio Ordin: General Belgii Faederati., antique map, old maps VISSCHER, N. - Insula Matanino vulgo Martanico in lucem edita / per Nicolaum Visscher cum Priviliegio Ordin: General Belgii Faederati.
Amsterdam, ca. 1680, Coloured.. 460x560mm. In good condition. Some tears in margin.
Uncommon map, showing the portion of the island which had been taken from the Caribs up to that time. In lower left corner a title cartouche with fruit, tobacco, sugar. ¤... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(900 - $ 1,100)

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VAN KEULEN, J.,  Nieuwe Pas-kaert vande Oost Kust van Engeland en Schotland. . ., antique map, old maps VAN KEULEN, J. - Nieuwe Pas-kaert vande Oost Kust van Engeland en Schotland. . .
Amsterdam, 1690, In attractive original colours.. 503x580mm. In good condition, evenly age toned. Parts are backed with Japanese paper, mainly for protective reasons, due to the oxidizing of the original copper based green colour pigments. Some offsetting.
A delightful Dutch maritime chart that includes the east coast of England, running from Berwick in Northumberland, southwards to Burlington in Yorkshire. A nice inset map of the River Tyne up as far as Newcastle-upon-Tyne, with a lettered legend. The map tends to depict only major coastal cities and... (Go to Item Page)
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(420 - $ 500)

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De FER, Nicolas., Quebec, Ville de l'Amerique Septentrionale dans la Nouvelle France. , antique map, old maps De FER, Nicolas. - Quebec, Ville de l'Amerique Septentrionale dans la Nouvelle France.
Paris, 1696, Coloured.. 206x297mm. The map is in good overall condition. On the left upper and lower corner there are some repaired wormholes. The paper is very slightly soiled. MS numbers.
A second state of the early map of Quebec by Nicolas de Fer. The maps illustrates Sir William Phips' attack on Quebec in 1690.
Following his success at Port Royal, Phips assembled a fleet in Boston for an expedition agains the Canadian stronghold in Quebec. The operation was unsuccessful, as P...
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(180 - $ 220)

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SCHENK, P.,  Ducatus Silesiae Iauranus. Aut : Frid : Kühnovio. . ., antique map, old maps SCHENK, P. - Ducatus Silesiae Iauranus. Aut : Frid : Kühnovio. . .
Amsterdam, 1700-1725, In attractive strong original colours.. 488x580mm. In mint condition. Dark impression.
Rare Pieter Schenk edition of Friedrich Kubn's (Kühnovio) map of Jawor in southwest Poland based on Johann Gottfried Bartsch, map first published in Świdnica (then Schweidnitz) in 1654.
The original Kubn edition did not include the large inset views of Jauer and Hirschberk in the upper cor...
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(1,500 - $ 1,750)

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WAGNER, J., Aegyptus Antiqua., antique map, old maps WAGNER, J. - Aegyptus Antiqua.
Vienna, ca. 1737, In original colouring.. 168x209mm. In very good condition. Folds probably as issued. Paper a bit soiled along edges. On verso: no text.
A rare map of Egypt by Franz Wagner (historian and Jesuit), from "Einleitung in die alte und neuere Geographia".
Published and printed by Leopold Hoedl and Franz Kurtzbock in Vienna. The engraver is probably Johann Jacob Lidl. ¤ ...
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(180 - $ 220)

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OVERTON, H. / HOOLE, I., The World: A New and Correct Map laid down & described according to the latest discoveries. . ., antique map, old maps OVERTON, H. / HOOLE, I. - The World: A New and Correct Map laid down & described according to the latest discoveries. . .
London, 1738, Original o/l colours.. 575x970mm. In very good condition: expertly backed with linen (or silk), repairing some tears and some minor loss in lower margin, which affects a small area of text.
'The World: A New and Correct Map laid down & described according to the latest discoveries, to which is added and Explanation of all these Lines (as the Equator, Ecliptic, Tropiks, Meridians &c.) used in describing this & all other Maps of the World & terrestrial Globes...' Printed & sold by H: Ove... (Go to Item Page)
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(4,200 - $ 5,000)

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HOMANN HEIRS, Ampelographia Iconica id est, Historia culturae Vinearum Naturalis..., antique map, old maps HOMANN HEIRS - Ampelographia Iconica id est, Historia culturae Vinearum Naturalis...
Nuremberg, 1747, Original colours.. 445x520mm. Copper engraving on hand-laid paper. The paper with an elephant watermark! With toning and browning, some staining and soiling. Wide original margins. Rough paper edges.
A scarce print, illustrating viniculture with two images showing vineyards and winegrowers. Explanatory German text about cultivating and cutting the vines. ¤... (Go to Item Page)
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(800 - $ 1,000)

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OTTENS, R. / I.,  Carte des possessions Angloises et Françoises du continent de l'Amerique Septentrionale. / Kaart van de Engelsche en Fransche bezittingen . . ., antique map, old maps OTTENS, R. / I. - Carte des possessions Angloises et Françoises du continent de l'Amerique Septentrionale. / Kaart van de Engelsche en Fransche bezittingen . . .
Amsterdam, 1755, In original o/l colours.. 472x565mm. Mint condition. Printed on thick paper.
A great French and Indian War map, with the states of Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Nouvelle Ecosse, Terre Neuve, and Canada.
Based on Palairet's most important map, a fascinating and ar...
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(1,800 - $ 2,250)

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[JEFFERYS], North America., antique map, old maps [JEFFERYS] - North America.
London, 1767, Uncoloured.. 205x263mm. In excellent condition, map may have been cleaned, dark impression, good margins. With a fold.
A nice general map of North America, published in London during the latter half of the eighteenth century. It mentions many Native American Indian Tribes, shows 'New Albion' in California, plus huge swathes of the American West are as yet unknown and undiscovered.
Continues down through Mexico...
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(90 - $ 100)

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ANONYMOUS., Vue de Malthe du côté du Fort., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS. - Vue de Malthe du côté du Fort.
Unknown, ca 1770, Original colours.. 268x413mm. The plate is trimmed to the border. Mounted onto old paper. Age toned.
An old coloured optical view of Valetta, the capital of the Isle of Malta. On the right hand the fortresses. On the left is an on going sea battle. Made by an anonymous engraver, ca. 1770. ¤... (Go to Item Page)
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(220 - $ 270)

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COLLINS, G.,  Burlington Bay, Scarborough & Hartlepool., antique map, old maps COLLINS, G. - Burlington Bay, Scarborough & Hartlepool.
London, ca 1774, Coloured.. 440x567mm. In good condition. Good margins, dark impression.
An impressive sea chart of the north England areas of Hartlepool, Scarborough and Burlington Bay. From Greenville Collins, the Hydrographer to the King (George III), from his Great Britain Coasting Pilot atlas. This is chart number 1. The chart is split into three with Burlington Bay at the t... (Go to Item Page)
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(180 - $ 225)

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SCHRAMBL, F.A., General Karte von Nord America samt den Westindischen Inseln Verfasst von Herrn Pownall., antique map, old maps SCHRAMBL, F.A. - General Karte von Nord America samt den Westindischen Inseln Verfasst von Herrn Pownall.
Wien, 1788, original outline coulours. 1000x1150mm. In excellent condition.
A monumental map of North America, depicted shortly after the American Revolution. Printed on four sheets, not joined. Insets: Baffin & Hudson Bay. Engraver: J. Stenger. Verso: blank.
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(600 - $ 720)

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Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike Road, [18th century toll road share with signature of the first Dollar millionaire.], antique map, old maps Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike Road - [18th century toll road share with signature of the first Dollar millionaire.]
Philadelphia, 1795, Uncoloured.. 196x242mm. Printed on vellum, embossed seal, folds and light soiling (as usual).
Important toll road share published in Philadelphia, 16 March 1795, 1 Share, #674, issued to Henry Pratt. Vignette of an early toll road, toll house, gate and vans in top, original signature of William Bingham!

William Bingham (1752-1804) already compiled a fortune in the West Indies in h...
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(450 - $ 550)

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ARROWSMITH, A., Map of the World on a Globular Projection, Exhibiting Particularly the Nautical Researches of Capn. James Cook, F.R.S. . . , antique map, old maps ARROWSMITH, A. - Map of the World on a Globular Projection, Exhibiting Particularly the Nautical Researches of Capn. James Cook, F.R.S. . .
London, 1799, Original colours. 950x970mm. The Americas map shows two faint stains (hardly visible) and a tear of 3,5 cm on the top right corner just underneath the roller (not affecting the printed area. The hemisphere depicting Europe, Asia, the rather empty African continent and likewise the Australian continent has a few more stains.
The lower roller is missing a bit of wood on the backside. Both maps show some age-toning and some minor mottling. All in all a very nice set.
Shipping to USA please ad $250 for packing and shipping. Europe $150 Rest of the world $350
A monumental world map by Aaron Arrowsmith showing the world at the time of the second British Empire.
The two hemispheres are on a large scale and hence reveal incredible detail of the world at the end of the 18th century. For example the tracks of all three of Cook's voyages are depicted. Th...
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(3,600 - $ 4,300)

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MONALDINI, V., Pianta della Citta di Roma..., antique map, old maps MONALDINI, V. - Pianta della Citta di Roma...
Rome, 1832, Uncoloured.. 755x1120mm. Nice and dark print. With uneven toning and some spotting. Dissected and mounted on linen, with some light rubbing.
Decorative large-scale map of Rome with 16 vignette views showing St. Peters Basilica, the Pantheon, Colliseum, Forum Romano, etc. The map depicts the city within the walls, as carved on a stone. An index lists numerous important buildings within the map.
A table lists the 14 districts. Embell...
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(500 - $ 750)

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COLTON,J.H.,  United States of America the British Provinces, Mexico..., antique map, old maps COLTON,J.H. - United States of America the British Provinces, Mexico...
New York, 1856, In original colours.. 537x1698mm. Contemporarily laid down on paper. Very good condition. Original hand-colour, dissected and mounted on brown linen. An attractive, well preserved example.
Large engraved folding map surrounded by a decorative grapevine border interspersed with twelve insets and a ... (Go to Item Page)
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(4,000 - $ 6,000)

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SEIFFERT, W.,  Pianta di Venezia deseg : ed inc : da Guglielmo Seiffert 1859., antique map, old maps SEIFFERT, W. - Pianta di Venezia deseg : ed inc : da Guglielmo Seiffert 1859.
Germany, 1859, Uncoloured.. 732x610mm. Printed in black on cotton.
Striking plan printed on cotton of Venice, published in 1859 by Willem Seiffert. Evidently aimed at the tourist market among Germans travelling south to Venice.
The upper and lower borders contain finely observed vignette views ...
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(700 - $ 800)

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CURRIER & IVES, [Tobacco Jack], antique map, old maps CURRIER & IVES - [Tobacco Jack]
New York, 1875, original colouring. 350x260mm. Lithography. With some slight soiling, some foxing, some stains and paper abrasion lower left hand corner.
An original hand coloured lithograph, lower part of the print cut missing the title "Tobacco Jack" and address and date 1875.
A very unusual anamorphic depiction of a smoker using smoking paraphernalia: the hair are tobacco leaves, ears and extremities are pipes, his mouth is a tobacco box and ...
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(60 - $ 100)

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GROSSI, A.,  Un Temporale terribile. Papagallo No. 2. Anno VI., antique map, old maps GROSSI, A. - Un Temporale terribile. Papagallo No. 2. Anno VI.
Bologne, 1878, Colour printed.. 340x540mm. Chromolithographed plate with Italian text on verso. With center fold. Some minor marginal age toning and spotting. Italian text on verso. Paper sheet size : 410 x 600mm.
Showing an English figure standing on British and American soil. Design by Augusto Grossi. Taken from the Italian satirical newspaper Il Papagallo, a satirical magazine founded in January 1873 by Augusto Grossi (1835-1919), which specialized in colour-printed caricatures like this one. At its peak ... (Go to Item Page)
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(200 - $ 300)

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SCHREYER, A.,  Arab horsemen., antique map, old maps SCHREYER, A. - Arab horsemen.
Cologne, ca. 1890, In original colours.. 510x715mm. Original hand coloured helio engraved plate after a painting by Adolf Schreyer. Printed in thick paper.
Adolf Schreyer (July 9, 1828 Frankfurt-am-Main – July 29, 1899 Kronberg im Taunus) was a German painter, associated with the Düsseldorf school of painting. His subjects and style of this painting are closely related to the Arabian scenes of Delacroix and Fromentin. His preferred subject matter was t... (Go to Item Page)
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(240 - $ 300)

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BOUCHER, L. / AIR FRANCE,  Near East - Far East., antique map, old maps BOUCHER, L. / AIR FRANCE - Near East - Far East.
Imprimerie Perceval Paris, ca. 1933, In original printed colours.. 1000x620mm. Pasted on board. Several cracks. Upper left corner marginal piece of paper missing. Sold as is.
AIR FRANCE poster promoting the airline's routes to the far east in the immediate post-war period. This is the full size version of Lucien Boucher's "phoenix" design. Boucher is probably best remembered for his planispheres or decorative route maps that he designed for Air France from the 1930's thr... (Go to Item Page)
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(1,100 - $ 1,200)

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BOLLMAN, Hermann.,  New York., antique map, old maps BOLLMAN, Hermann. - New York.
New York, 1963, In attractive strong printed colours.. 825x1060mm. In excellent condition. A few small splits at folds - multi-folded as issued. Some clear adhesive residue on verso plan. It has been used to holt the spread of splits to folds,
Perhaps one of the greatest cartographic feats of all time, this 1963 'bird's eye view' map of New York City was the first such produced for almost a century. Amazingly, the technique dates back to the 15th century, and was developed in Germany into a fully flowered cartographic art form called 'Vog... (Go to Item Page)
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(240 - $ 300)

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Condition Rating: 2