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ANONYMOUS,  Illuminated leaf from a lithurgical Psalter., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Illuminated leaf from a lithurgical Psalter.
England, c. 1280, In original colours.. 179x132mm. 20 Lines of text in a Gotic hand, on vellum. Extremities of the penwork extenders slightly cropped. One miniature and some initials heavenly rubbed.
Rare illuminated leaf from a lithurgical Psalter in Latin with the reading from the Vulgate Bible. Lines in a slightly irregular gothic hand, black ink, plummet ruling.
Very fine marginal illumination. 13 Versal initials in burnished gold or blue accompanied by alternating blue or red penwork...
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Estimate
(400 - $ 500)

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Sold for $ 970
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Condition Rating: 5
MÜNSTER, S.,  Die länder Asie nach irer gelegenheit biss in Indiam werden in diser tafel verzeichnet., antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - Die länder Asie nach irer gelegenheit biss in Indiam werden in diser tafel verzeichnet.
Basle, c.1550, Coloured.. 256x343mm. Wood block printed map. Very good condition.
One of the first European maps of Asia. Although quite crude, Münster's map does significantly improve upon the Ptolemaic model for the area. The coast of China begins to emerge in recognizable form, although Japan is not shown yet.
Münster's highly important map of Asia, a veritable masterpie...
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Estimate
(1,800 - $ 2,200)

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Sold for $ 1,500
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
Cornelis Cort (1533-1578) , Astrologia-allegory of Astrology, antique map, old maps Cornelis Cort (1533-1578) - Astrologia-allegory of Astrology
1565, Uncoloured.. 223x278mm. First state of three. Paper size 245 x 278mm. Very good, ample margins. On laid paper.
After the design by Frans Floris, published by Hieronymus Cock in Antwerp.
Cornelis Cort (1533-1578) was a renowned Dutch draughtsman and engraver. He was known as Cornelio Flammingo while he was in Italy (from 1565 until his death). He started an art academy in Rome, where Carracci was among h...
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Estimate
(200 - $ 300)

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Condition Rating: 3
STRADANUS, Johannes / GALLE, Ph.,  Sic hastile vagis errantes montibus apres - culpide, vel flamma rumpit precordia plumbum., antique map, old maps STRADANUS, Johannes / GALLE, Ph. - Sic hastile vagis errantes montibus apres - culpide, vel flamma rumpit precordia plumbum.
Antwerp, Philips Galle, ca 1577, Uncoloured.. 205x280mm. Engraving. Strong impression. Paper slightly age-toned as usual. Cut on neat line. Framed.
This is a plate from a series "Venationes ferarum, avium, piscium, pugnae bestiariorum & mutuae bestiarum". Published by Philippe Galle (Haarlem 1537 - 1612).
Showing dogs sniff around as boar are tracked, shot and strung up on horseback, killed by lead bullets

After Stradanus and publish...
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Estimate
(250 - $ 300)

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Condition Rating: 3
MÜNSTER, S., Africa / Libya / Morenlandt / mit allen Königreichen / so zu unsern zeiten darin gefunden werden., antique map, old maps MÜNSTER, S. - Africa / Libya / Morenlandt / mit allen Königreichen / so zu unsern zeiten darin gefunden werden.
Basel, 1578, Uncoloured.. 350x275mm. Wood block print with letter press. Very good condition! Strong print on watermarked paper. A couple wormholes are present. Toned.
A decorative Münster's map of Africa, the first map of the African Continent. The map features a galleon, mountains, rivers, assorted kings crowns, denoting various kingdoms, an elephant, and a one eyed giant that is said to represent the mythical tribe of the “Monoculi”.
The large box of text...
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Estimate
(1,100 - $ 1,300)

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Sold for $ 950
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Condition Rating: 4
BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F.,  Londinum Feracissimi Angliae Regni Metropolis., antique map, old maps BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F. - Londinum Feracissimi Angliae Regni Metropolis.
Cologne, 1580, Coloured.. 325x480mm. Paper slightly age toned. Good margins, in good condition. French text on the verso.
A very desirable and early plan of London, 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.The rare intermediate state with Westmester changed to West... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(5,500 - $ 7,500)

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Sold for $ 5,000
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Condition Rating: 3
BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F., Arx Segeberga, Quondam Aelberga, Wagriam, Nobilem Holsatiae Regionem.. (Castle of Segeberg), antique map, old maps BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F. - Arx Segeberga, Quondam Aelberga, Wagriam, Nobilem Holsatiae Regionem.. (Castle of Segeberg)
Cologne, 1588, Coloured.. 335x465mm. Minor age toned. Some foxing. Some stains in margin. Text on verso.
This lovely panoramic view depicts the Castle of Segeberg, built in the 12th century upon the Kalkberg, a 91-meter high rock. A small town surrounds the castle. In the foreground flows the Trave River (here called the Stagnum Segebergense) with fishermen casting a net and a number of swans and their... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(280 - $ 350)

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Condition Rating: 3
BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F., Schleiswygh. (Schleswig), antique map, old maps BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F. - Schleiswygh. (Schleswig)
Cologne, 1588, Coloured.. 330x482mm. Age toned. Some foxing. Minor discoloration in corners. Text on verso.
Bird's-eye view of Schleswig by Braun and Hogenberg.

TRANSLATION OF CARTOUCHE TEXT: Gottorp. The castle of Gottorp, which came into the possession of the Dukes of Holstein only recently, got its name from the powerful Goths. And Adolph is already foritfying it in no small measure, for this il...
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Estimate
(280 - $ 350)

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Sold for $ 230
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Condition Rating: 4
BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F.., Danorum Marca, uel Cimbricum. aut Daniae Regnum. . .[DENMARK], antique map, old maps BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F.. - Danorum Marca, uel Cimbricum. aut Daniae Regnum. . .[DENMARK]
Cologne, 1588, colored. 385x465mm. In generally very good condition with very good margins, natural age browning of the paper, and occasional foxing in margins, centrefold as issued.
The oldest preserved map of Denmark of Danish origin. Drawn by Marcus Jordan at the request of Duke Heinrich Rantzau, viceroy of Schleswig-Holstein. It is a new perception of Denmark founded on Jordan's own measurements and observations. It became an important source for the great contemporary Dutch... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(1,500 - $ 1,800)

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Sold for $ 1,850
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Condition Rating: 3
ROSACCIO, Giuseppe., Polla/Viaggio Da Venetia [Pola in Istria] Rare 1st edition, antique map, old maps ROSACCIO, Giuseppe. - Polla/Viaggio Da Venetia [Pola in Istria] Rare 1st edition
Venice, Giacomo Franco, 1598, Coloured.. 105x175mm. Minor age toned. Text on verso.
Very rare view of the City of Pola in Istria. From the rare first edition of "Viaggio da Venetia, a Costantinopoli. Per Mare, e per Terra, & infieme quello di Terra Santa. Da Gioseppe Rosaccio con brevita descritto".

Several of the maps and plans resemble those in G. F. Camocio's "Isole famos...
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Estimate
(160 - $ 200)

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Sold for $ 130
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Condition Rating: 2
Joan Sadeler (1550-1600), Maerten de Vos (1532-160, Rhetorica., antique map, old maps Joan Sadeler (1550-1600), Maerten de Vos (1532-160 - Rhetorica.
Antwerp, 1570-1600, Uncoloured.. 142x105mm. engraving. In very good condition. Printed on laid paper, just in the margins.
Rhetorica, engraving by Joan Sadeler (1550-1600),after Maerten de Vos (1532-1603). One of the seven liberal arts. ¤... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(375 - $ 475)

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Sold for $ 300
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Condition Rating: 3
Ortelius, A., Siciliae Veteris typus., antique map, old maps Ortelius, A. - Siciliae Veteris typus.
London, 1606, Coloured.. 423x520mm. Margins reinforced on rear. Worm holes in lower, near middle fold, remargined using contemporary paper backed with acid free archival tape.
Print has been matted before with some discolouring to the marghin and map.
A very decorative map shows the island Sicily with an inset map of port Gyas, including decorative scroll-cartouches and ships.
From a 1606 English edition of Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum.

Abraham Ortelius was born in 1528 in Antwerp. He studied mathematics, Greek and Latin and t...
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Estimate
(450 - $ 650)

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Sold for $ 450
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Condition Rating: 4
Raphael Sadeler, A set of four landscapes with the story of the Good Samaritan., antique map, old maps Raphael Sadeler - A set of four landscapes with the story of the Good Samaritan.
ca. 1610, Uncoloured.. 136x195mm. Only state. Paper size 181 x 195mm. Very good, ample margins On laid paper. Crowned serpent watermark.
After designs by Paul Bril (1554-1626). Raphael Sadeler (1584-1632) was a Flemish engraver, part of the very active Sadeler family.
Paul Bril (1554-1626) was a landscape painter who worked in Rome, although born in Antwerp. This type of landscape, known as vedute ideate or vedute di fantasia, is...
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Estimate
(300 - $ 400)

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Sold for $ 275
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
KAERIUS, P.,  Americae Nova Descriptio, antique map, old maps KAERIUS, P. - Americae Nova Descriptio
Amsterdam, 1614, Uncoloured.. 439x566mm. Cut to neat line, with extended margins. The lower part cut 5mm into the lower border and the missing part carefully redrawn. The medallion portraits are complete.
FIRST State of Pieter Van Den Keere's rare Carte a figures of America -- The First Single Sheet Map of America to include decorative panels. This first state (of six) of the map is extremely rare on the market. Burden located only 3 known examples.
The present example (issued in 1614) is the fi...
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Estimate
(8,000 - $ 9,500)

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Sold for $ 10,000
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Condition Rating: 2
Willem Outgerz. Akersloot, The denial of the apostle Peter., antique map, old maps Willem Outgerz. Akersloot - The denial of the apostle Peter.
Haarlem, 1626, Uncoloured.. 325x231mm. Only state. Paper size 347 x 231mm. Very good, ample margins. On laid paper.
Willem Outgerz. Akersloot (active ca. 1624-1634) worked in Haarlem. Pieter Molijn (1595-1661) was a pupil of Esaias van de Velde. He was the tutor of many dutch painters and specialised in landscapes.
Good, but later impression. ¤...
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Estimate
(300 - $ 400)

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Sold for $ 300
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Condition Rating: 3
 REMBRANDT Harmensz. van Rijn, Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife., antique map, old maps REMBRANDT Harmensz. van Rijn - Joseph and Potiphar’s Wife.
Amsterdam, 1634, Uncoloured.. 91x115mm. Etching, on laid paper, without watermark, a good impression of the second, state, trimmed on neatline. Some paper thinning on lower right verso, not affecting imprint.
Joseph and Potiphar's Wife depicts a story from the Bible, wherein Potiphar's Wife attempts to seduce Joseph. This etching is signed and dated "Rembrandt f. 1634". Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669).

Second state of four.

Rembrandt's etching is a dramatic presentation of the ...
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Estimate
(3,500 - $ 4,500)

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Sold for $ 3,300
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Condition Rating: 3
JANSSONIUS, J.,  Nova Anglia Novum Belgium et Virginia., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Nova Anglia Novum Belgium et Virginia.
Amsterdam, 1636, In original colours.. 387x504mm. Paper slightly age-toned as usual, brown spotting and with offsetting of the other half of the map.
In the 1636 edition of the "Appendix", Johannes Janssonius inserted this important and influential map of the eastern seaboard from C. of Feare (Cape Look out) to Nova Scotia, based on Johannes de Laet's prototype map. De Laet was a director of the Dutch West India Company, which controlled the Dutc... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(2,200 - $ 2,500)

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Sold for $ 2,100
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Condition Rating: 3
Stefano Della Bella, A coloured man on horseback., antique map, old maps Stefano Della Bella - A coloured man on horseback.
Paris, ca. 1640, Uncoloured.. 187x185mm. Only state. Paper size 187 x 185mm. No margins, some foxing. On l aid paper. Tre Lune watermark.
Stefano Della Bella (1610-1664) originated from Florence and was later active as a graphic artist in Paris. He produced a wide variety of prints, with all kinds of subject matter. His prints were very popular and widely copied by print publishers. ¤ ... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(200 - $ 300)

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Sold for $ 147
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
MEISNER, D.,  Namur, antique map, old maps MEISNER, D. - Namur
Frankfurt, ca.1642, Uncoloured.. 95x150mm. In good condition.
Wonderful, miniature copper engraving of Namen. There is a Latin title at top and the text below the print is in Latin and German. The city of Namen is shown in the background, with truly exceptional detail of the buildings. These engravings are based on Braun & Hogenberg's engravings of 1572. Meisn... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(80 - $ 100)

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Sold for $ 17
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Condition Rating: 3
Aegidius Rousselet (1610-1686), Hercules killing the Hydra., antique map, old maps Aegidius Rousselet (1610-1686) - Hercules killing the Hydra.
1620-1670, Uncoloured.. 435x300mm. Engraving. Very good impression with margins on a large sheet of watermarked laid paper. Good condition.
Hercules killing the Hydra - Hercule tuant m'hydre - From a series of prints with as subject : The Labuors of Hercules. printmaker: Gilles Rousselet (Signed on print showing a painting by Guido Reni (mentioned in text line).
Bibliography :LeBlanc 53-56.
Gilles Rousselet (printmaker; F...
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Estimate
(180 - $ 250)

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Condition Rating: 3
SPEED, J. / BASSET ,T.,  A new description of Carolina., antique map, old maps SPEED, J. / BASSET ,T. - A new description of Carolina.
London, 1676, Uncoloured.. 380x503mm. Good impression. Very minor discolouration along centerfold due to back slip. Very good.
A wonderful map of Carolina. Incorporated into a 1676 reissue of Speed's 'Prospect Of The Most Famous Parts Of The World'. The map is (in)famous for its depiction of the large savanna in the Piedmont, the mythical Afhley Lake, and the not-so-mythical desert in eastern North Carolina.
Inc...
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Estimate
(2,750 - $ 4,000)

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Sold for $ 3,550
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
JAILLOT, H., Nova orbis tabula, ad usum serenissimi Burgundiae ducis., antique map, old maps JAILLOT, H. - Nova orbis tabula, ad usum serenissimi Burgundiae ducis.
Paris, 1694, Coloured.. 488x613mm. In very good condition, full sheet: 507 x 630 mm with slim margins, on fine laid paper, centre fold as published, verso blank.
A finely engraved double-hemisphere map of the world with fine, full hand colour with the title in a banner across the top edges, and surrounded by an elaborate allegorical border.
An attractive world map, prepared by H. Jaillot, 1694, for his 'Atlas Royal' and published by De Fer in 1695 and ...
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Estimate
(1,550 - $ 1,850)

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Condition Rating: 2
HENNEPIN, Louis.,  Carte D’un Nouveau Monde, entre le Nouveau Mexique, et la Mer Glacialle Novellement decouvert par le R.P. Louis Hennepin…, antique map, old maps HENNEPIN, Louis. - Carte D’un Nouveau Monde, entre le Nouveau Mexique, et la Mer Glacialle Novellement decouvert par le R.P. Louis Hennepin…
Paris, 1698, Uncoloured.. 295x475mm. Copperplate engraving original folded. Strong impression. A tear in the lower left quadrant has been repaired with old paper on the verso.
Extremely rare second edition of Louis de Hennepin’s map of North America, which incorporates many of the discoveries omitted by Hennepin in the first edition of his map (1683). Includes reports of Robert La Salle’s journey from the Niagara Falls region through the Illinois Company and the Upper Mis... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(3,750 - $ 4,000)

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Condition Rating: 2
VAN DER AA, Pieter., SAINT HELENA., antique map, old maps VAN DER AA, Pieter. - SAINT HELENA.
Amsterdam, ca 1710, Coloured.. 245x315mm. In generally very good condition. Very large margins, light natural age toning of the paper by age, with occasional soiling and foxing. Centerfold as issued.
This fine hand coloured original copper-plate engraved antique map of the Island of St Helena in the southern Atlantic, was published by Pieter Van der Aa. With cherubs, ships and decorative embellishments.
Saint Helena is a volcanic tropical island in the South Atlantic Ocean, 4,000 kilometre...
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Estimate
(160 - $ 190)

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Condition Rating: 4
CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham., Carte pour contribuer a indiquer la connoissance des premiers principes de fortifications., antique map, old maps CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham. - Carte pour contribuer a indiquer la connoissance des premiers principes de fortifications.
Amsterdam, ca 1720, Coloured.. 495x595mm. Lightly age toned, with folds - nicely coloured.
A decorative military copperplate engraving showing various forms of defensive structures, as well as weapons for defending, and the tools for creating them. Also shown are a map of a city siege, and two field battles.fortifications, armour, etc. From Chatelain's monumental 7 volume "Atlas Historiqu... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(360 - $ 430)

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Sold for $ 300
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Condition Rating: 3
SEUTTER, M., Episcopatus Numburgensis et Cizensis. . ., antique map, old maps SEUTTER, M. - Episcopatus Numburgensis et Cizensis. . .
Nuremburg, 1730, Original colour with border & cartouche added. 500x575mm. With some soiling and discolouration.
This interesting map of Eastern Germany by Seutter shows the region just to the south of Merseburg, with Naumburg to the west and Zeitz to the south. At bottom is a lovely bird's-eye view of Naumburg, with many buildings identified with a numbered key.
The allegorical title cartouche features ...
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Estimate
(360 - $ 450)

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Condition Rating: 5
D'ANVILLE, J.B. B. , ROYAUME DE COREE. , antique map, old maps D'ANVILLE, J.B. B. - ROYAUME DE COREE.
Paris, 1737, Coloured.. 517x352mm. In generally very good condition. Good margins, no significant browning of the paper or foxing. A small piece of missing margin in lower left corner professionally restored [not affecting print or plate mark], old folds flattened out.
The first separate map of Korea by a European cartographer. A fine engraved map of Korea, the title within a fine rococo historiated cartouche middle right, decorated with a small compass rose, and lines of latitude and longitude, published in d'Anville's "Nouvel Atlas de la Chine, de la Tart... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(3,600 - $ 4,300)

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Sold for $ 3,000
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Condition Rating: 3
BOWEN, E., A Plan of the City of Canton on the River Ta ho., antique map, old maps BOWEN, E. - A Plan of the City of Canton on the River Ta ho.
London, 1744, Uncoloured.. 305x202mm. A good example with dark impression. Toning and spotting, mainly outside of printed area. A tiny pinhole also outside of printed area.
An early and decorative plan of Guangzhou, with many buildings and ships shown. A key names 13 places, including the King's Palace, Young Kings's Palace, The City Wall, and two Floating Castles!
Published in John Harris important work Navigantium atque Itinerantium Bibliotheca', or 'Comple...
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Estimate
(150 - $ 180)

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Condition Rating: 4
ZOCCHI, G.,  Veduta del Reale Palazzo dé Pitti Abitazione dé Regnanti Sovrani., antique map, old maps ZOCCHI, G. - Veduta del Reale Palazzo dé Pitti Abitazione dé Regnanti Sovrani.
Florence, Bouchard, 1754, Coloured.. 515x709mm. Very good to mint condition. Dark impression on thick paper. With some added colouring.
Lively view of a square with a Palace in Florence after Giuseppe Zocchi (1711or 1717 - 1767) and engraved by Johan Sebastian Muller of Nuremberg. From "Scelta di XXIV Vedute delle principali contrade, piazze, chiese, e palazzi della Città di Firenze".
The 24 plates in this work show views in F...
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Estimate
(500 - $ 600)

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Ignatius Fougeron, The four seasons., antique map, old maps Ignatius Fougeron - The four seasons.
London, ca. 1770, Uncoloured.. 236x176mm. Paper size 333 x 176mm. Large margins, some staining and crease in lower left on the first leaf. On laid paper. Seven provinces watermark.
Morin remains an unknown engraver, Ignatius Fougeron worked around 1760-70 in London and Paul Angier (1725-1757) worked in London too.
David Teniers the Younger (1610-1690) was a Flemish artist, born in Antwerp. He was the son of David Teniers the Elder, while his son and grandson also became pa...
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(200 - $ 300)

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MONDHARE, Louis Joseph.,  Mappe Monde, contenant les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre, antique map, old maps MONDHARE, Louis Joseph. - Mappe Monde, contenant les Parties Connues du Globe Terrestre
Paris, 1788, In very attractive colouring.. 945x1430mm. Some paper thinning on folds. Old folds under laid for protective reason.
This beautiful wall map consists of two hemispheres. The Eastern Hemisphere is being carried by Hercules (with the skin of the Nemean Lion), the Western Hemisphere is carried by Atlas. At the top, title ribbons are held by putti. At the bottom left we see the starry sky from the Northern Hemisphere,... (Go to Item Page)
Estimate
(7,000 - $ 8,000)

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Sold for $ 8,200
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BELLIN, J.N., Carte de L'Isle de Sainte Lucie. Dressee au Depost des Cartes et Plans de la Marine. . ., antique map, old maps BELLIN, J.N. - Carte de L'Isle de Sainte Lucie. Dressee au Depost des Cartes et Plans de la Marine. . .
Paris, 1788, Coloured.. 570x870mm. Minor age toned. Some foxing. Dust stains in bottom-right outer margin. Nicely coloured.
A well engraved and highly detailed nautical chart of the island of Saint Lucia in Caribbean. It shows soundings, anchorage's, channels, shoals, navigational sightings. Upper three large profiles of the coasts of Saint Lucia.
With rhumb lines radiating across the chart, with title in a rococo ...
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Estimate
(300 - $ 360)

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READ, R.P.,  This Geographical Plan of the Island & Forts of St Helena is Dedicated by permission to Field Marshal His Ro.l Highness The Duke of Kent and Strathearn By Lieu.t R.P. Read., antique map, old maps READ, R.P. - This Geographical Plan of the Island & Forts of St Helena is Dedicated by permission to Field Marshal His Ro.l Highness The Duke of Kent and Strathearn By Lieu.t R.P. Read.
London: Burgess & Barfoot, October 1815, In original colours.. 460x590mm. Dissected and laid on linen, total 460 x 590mm. With 'A Descriptive Sketch of St Helena to Accompany Lieut. Read's Geographical plan of the Island' pasted on the reverse. Toning and stain in lower left.
FIRST EDITION. A map of the island of St Helena, decorated with trees, ships, cannons, residences, and even whales (perhaps sperm whales) firing powerful jets of water from their blowholes, lending an illustrative air to the island's geographical representation.
Each country property li...
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Estimate
(1,800 - $ 2,000)

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BORGET, Auguste.,  Fragments d'un voyage autour du monde., antique map, old maps BORGET, Auguste. - Fragments d'un voyage autour du monde.
Moulins, Desrosiers, no date but 1850, Uncoloured.. 233x310mm. Oblong 4to. lithographed pictorial title, 12 leaves of letterpress text printed on rectos and 12 lithograph plates on original tinted grounds. Publisher's original cream cardboard, lithograph pictorial title on front board. Boards soiled, used and water spotting, spine professionally repaired. A few brown spotting to interior. Text page # 6 with a small wormhole and a tear repaired.
Rare album illustrated with a lithographed composition on the title showing the Sacred Ark of the Hindus, repeated on the first cover of the cardboard and 12 tinted lithograph views of his Voyage around the World : New York City, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Chile, China, Hawaii, Bolivia, Philippines. (Go to Item Page)
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(1,500 - $ 2,000)

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SCOTT AND VIERGE / A. MEAULLE, LE TOUR DU MONDE EN UN CLIN DE OEIL [‘Around the World in a Wink’] , antique map, old maps SCOTT AND VIERGE / A. MEAULLE - LE TOUR DU MONDE EN UN CLIN DE OEIL [‘Around the World in a Wink’]
Paris, 1876, Coloured.. 710x985mm. In generally fair condition. Original folds flattened, light natural browning by age, professional restoration of tears and some losses in folds, redrawn,as usual for large wallmaps. [please view verso picture for condition]
Spectacular view of the World with pictorial illustration.

Extra large wooden graved, highly decorative World map, with flags of major nations ,views ,costumes ,economic information - local products [Opium in China for example] , recent explorations - mostly in Africa and the Arctic, some...
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Estimate
(600 - $ 750)

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ANONYMOUS,  Goose game board inspired by Jules Verne's novel Tour du Monde en 80 jours., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS - Goose game board inspired by Jules Verne's novel Tour du Monde en 80 jours.
Paris, ca. 1880-1890, Colour printed.. 480x555mm. In good condition. Chromo lithographed plate on card board, folded in 4.
Goose game board inspired by Jules Verne's novel whose boxes are illustrated with colour lithographs and the center occupied by a world map. Vignette illustrations numbered from 1 to 80, captioned in French and arranged counter clockwise.
The game block illustrates views of arrival in New York ...
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Estimate
(900 - $ 1,100)

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Sold for $ 750
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Condition Rating: 3
LES MAITRES DE L'AFFICHE,  Cycle's Gladiator., antique map, old maps LES MAITRES DE L'AFFICHE - Cycle's Gladiator.
Paris, Imprimerie Chaix, 1897, In original printed colours.. 495x295mm. Chromo lithography. In very good condition.
Chromo lithographed poster of Les Maîtres de l'Affiche being plate n°86.

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 December 1895 through November 1900, ...
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(150 - $ 200)

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ROSE, Frederick William. , Angling in Troubled Waters A Serio-Comic Map of Europe by Fred. W. Rose Author of the 'Octopus Map of Europe' 1899., antique map, old maps ROSE, Frederick William. - Angling in Troubled Waters A Serio-Comic Map of Europe by Fred. W. Rose Author of the 'Octopus Map of Europe' 1899.
London, 1899, In printed colours.. 510x710mm. In generally good condition. Lightly age toned, original folds flattened, professional restoration of tears and small losses in margins - more noteworthy a small loss of the upper left corner with approx. 1 cm of surface redrawn - all this now barely visible.
One of the most famous serio-comic maps. A chromolithographed large caricature map of Europe with each country depicted as an angler having various levels of success in hooking colonies, by Fred W. Rose, London.
Like his Octopus Map (1877), Angling in Troubled Water was hugely popular and was...
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(1,800 - $ 2,200)

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STANFORD, E.,  Stanford's library Map of Africa., antique map, old maps STANFORD, E. - Stanford's library Map of Africa.
London, 1904, In original colours.. 1720x1580mm. In fine condition. Folding map in 4 parts of each 86 x 79 cm, with slightly worn slipcase.


A monumental map of Africa, divided into four parts (north-west, north-east, south-west and sout...
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(1,300 - $ 1,750)

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FOUILLOT, L.,  Eventail cycliste. Boulogne, Paris et ses environs., antique map, old maps FOUILLOT, L. - Eventail cycliste. Boulogne, Paris et ses environs.
Paris, 1905, In printed colours.. 245x450mm. Wooden mounting. In good condition.
Fan, double leaf decorated with a framed map of Bois de Boulogne and two views of Paris. The verso with two plans, one of Paris, the other from the Paris region. Wooden frame with text: Léon Fouillot "Eventail cycliste".
By Ateliers Hugo D'Alési, 5 Place Pigalle.

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(220 - $ 250)

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ASIATIC LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTING PRESS,  [Original Chinese advertising poster with  two young girls playing golf. ], antique map, old maps ASIATIC LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTING PRESS - [Original Chinese advertising poster with two young girls playing golf. ]
Shanghai, 1934, In printed colours.. 750x500mm. Offset printing. With a metal strip at the top and the bottom of the poster. Few restored tears. Else in good condition.
This poster, an advertisement from the 1930s, depicts two young girls playing golf.

It shows the rise of Western type advertising during the economic boom in early 20th century Shanghai when the Art Deco movement brought from Europe greatly influenced local fashion, art and architecture. ...
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(200 - $ 250)

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DOHET, C., DOHET, C., antique map, old maps DOHET, C. - DOHET, C.
Brussels, Lismo, 1950, In lithograph colours.. 960x600mm. Small marginal tears and small ink mark in the lower part, not affecting the subject. Bright colours. In good condition.
Chromo-lithographed poster designed by the artist Claude Dohet for the Belgium airline company Sabena, showing a map of Africa, Europe and part of Asia. The routes are highlighted with gold paint.

La Sabena, acronym for Societé Anonyme Belge d'Exploitation de la Navigation Aérienne, was t...
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(1,100 - $ 1,400)

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MARSHALL FIELD & COMPANY.,  A Map of Downtown Chicago., antique map, old maps MARSHALL FIELD & COMPANY. - A Map of Downtown Chicago.
United-states, 1952, Colour printed.. 390x395mm. Fine condition, with one small stain, in white, near the clock in the lower right corner. Otherwise the scarf is in excellent shape and very durable.
Silk map of Chicago’s Loop issued to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Marshall Field & Company.

Though it nominally functions as a map of Chicago’s downtown, the primary purpose of this silk handkerchief was to promote the 100th anniversary of one of the city’s most famous retailers, Ma...
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(250 - $ 300)

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ARTIA PRAGUE, Christoph Columbus Genuensis and Santa Maria., antique map, old maps ARTIA PRAGUE - Christoph Columbus Genuensis and Santa Maria.
Prague, 1960, Colour printed.. 325x230mm. Repaired tears on folds. Edges bumped. Two pages only original issue !
This is the rare 1960's original Artia Prague pop up children's pop up book of the Columbus ship the Santa Maria, design by the artist Vojtech Kubašta.
When opened: 325mm x 455mm and 260 height (ship).
On outside cover a steering wheel with underneath the track of the Santa Maria from Portuga...
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(180 - $ 230)

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ANONYMOUS., Propaganda Chinese Poster., antique map, old maps ANONYMOUS. - Propaganda Chinese Poster.
China, 1967, Colour printed.. 770x530mm. Offset. In very good condition.
The Cultural Revolutionary Guards.
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(110 - $ 130)

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GRUAU, R.,   FORMIDABLE ! Bal Du Moulin Rouge., antique map, old maps GRUAU, R. - FORMIDABLE ! Bal Du Moulin Rouge.
Paris, ca. 1970, Colour printed.. 595x395mm. Offset, in good condition.
Design by René Gruau for Moulin Rouge. René Gruau (1909-2004) was a Franco-Italian artist. He enjoyed real success after World War II working as a fashion illustrator for important houses such as Dior, Harper's Bazaar and Vogue. He later also drew for the Lido and the Moulin Rouge.

The adve...
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(125 - $ 150)

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THE FIGHTING PENCILS,  [Anti capitalism Soviet Union propaganda poster], antique map, old maps THE FIGHTING PENCILS - [Anti capitalism Soviet Union propaganda poster]
Leningrad, 1971, Colour printed.. 565x425mm. Offset. Minor tears to the edges. Attractive colours. In good condition.
Propaganda mini anti-capitalism poster published in Russia during The Cold War. By the 1960’s and 1970’s, outrageous practices in Soviet bureaucracy flourished. Poor planning, endless paper-pushing, redundancy and shirking, phony reporting, and cover-ups at all levels of the centralized economy had ... (Go to Item Page)
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(150 - $ 200)

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SHAANXI PEOPLE'S PRINTING FACTORY., Schematic Map of Chinese Railway Routes., antique map, old maps SHAANXI PEOPLE'S PRINTING FACTORY. - Schematic Map of Chinese Railway Routes.
Shaanxi, 1974, Printed colour. 750x520mm. Used folded map with scattered soiling and minor loss at a few fold intersections. Small stain in lower right corner. Map of Chinese transportation on verso.
A very interesting map of Chinese rail lines extending to the northernmost region of Heilongjiang and to Hainan Island in the south. Rail lines indicate the way to Urumqi to the west and delineate the shape of Taiwan to the east.
This map was frequently published with updates throughout the 19...
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(160 - $ 190)

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THE FIGHTING PENCILS,  [Anti capitalism Soviet Union propaganda poster], antique map, old maps THE FIGHTING PENCILS - [Anti capitalism Soviet Union propaganda poster]
Leningrad, 1974, Colour printed.. 565x425mm. Offset. Minor tears to the edges. Attractive colours. In good condition.
Propaganda mini anti-capitalism poster published in Russia during The Cold War. By the 1960’s and 1970’s, outrageous practices in Soviet bureaucracy flourished. Poor planning, endless paper-pushing, redundancy and shirking, phony reporting, and cover-ups at all levels of the centralized economy had ... (Go to Item Page)
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(150 - $ 200)

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ARTSRUNIAN, E.,   Заготовим больше овощей и фруктов стране (W, antique map, old maps ARTSRUNIAN, E. - Заготовим больше овощей и фруктов стране (W
Moscow, 1977, In printed colours.. 680x450mm. Offset. Mint condition.
Russian propaganda poster by the Armenian artist Eduard Simonovich Artsrunian (Эдуард Симонович Арцрунян), - Заготов... (Go to Item Page)
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(50 - $ 75)

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