Antique Maps and Atlases


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Highlights


  • 1541 - Laurent Fries

    Laurent Fries:  Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini Geographicae Enarrationis, Libri Octo ... Prostant Lugduni apud...

    G. Trechsel, Vienne, 1541

    This atlas is divided into three parts: First, the text comprising the new Latin translation by the humanist Wilibald Pirckheimer of the 1525 edition, which has been edited by Michael Servetus, for...

    Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini Geographicae Enarrationis, Libri Octo ......
    11191

    Second edition of Michael Servetus' Ptolemy edition, published by G. Trechsel 1541 in Vienne, Dauphine.

    45 000,00 €
  • 1587 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.

    A. Ortelius, Antwerp, circa 1587

    Ortelius' Stunning Map of China with Old Colour.Old coloured map of China by Abraham Ortelius. The map is oriented to the west, north is on the right side. This is the first map of China ever...

    Chinae, olim Sinarum Regionis, nova descriptio. Auctore Ludovico Georgio.
    11521

    Old coloured map of China. Printed in Antwerp by A. Ortelius circa 1587.

    3 400,00 €
  • 1760 - Barthélemy de La Rocque

    Barthélemy de La Rocque:  Rotterdam

    1760

    Stunning 18th Century Manuscript Plan of Rotterdam.Manuscript map of Rotterdam, Delfshaven and surroundings by Barthélemy de La Rocque, a well-known Swiss draftsman and engraver. Shows the...

    Rotterdam
    11737

    Manuscript plan of the Rotterdam by Barthélemy de La Rocque. Created 1760.

    1 950,00 €
  • 1720 - Johann Baptist Homann

    Johann Baptist Homann:  Amplissimae Regionis Mississipi seu Provinciae Ludovicianae a R.P. Ludovico Hennepin Francisc...

    J.B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    The famous Buffalo Map of the Southeast by J.B. Homann. Showing the most part of today United States from the Great Lakes to Florida, the Mississippi River Valley with Louisiana and Texas, as...

    Amplissimae Regionis Mississipi seu Provinciae Ludovicianae a R.P....
    11485

    The Buffalo Map of the Mississippi River Valley.

    2 500,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Des Isles de Bretagne, la gran' Albion, qui est Angletetre, Hirlande, de leurs citez en general.

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A rare and early woodcut map of the British Isles. Ruled in brown ink.This woodcut was published in La Cosmographie Universelle de tout le monde , printed 1575 in two volumes in Paris by...

    Des Isles de Bretagne, la gran' Albion, qui est Angletetre, Hirlande, de...
    11624

    Antique woodcut map of the British Islands. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    1 600,00 €
  • 1643 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Tabula Magellanica, qua Tierrae del fuego cum celeberrimis fretis a F. Magellano et I. Le Maire...

    Joan Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1643-50

    Blaeu's splendid map of Tierra de Fuego with the Strait of Magellan.Old coloured sea chart of Tierra de Fuego with the Strait of Magellan and Le Maire Strait by Willem Blaeu. From the French...

    Tabula Magellanica, qua Tierrae del fuego cum celeberrimis fretis a F....
    11765

    Old coloured sea chart of the Strait of Magellan, Tierra del Fuego. Printed in Amsterdam by Joan Blaeu in 1643.

    1 250,00 €

New Additions


  • 1750 - Anonymous

    Anonymous:  Ch'onha chido [Atlas of all under Heaven]

    circa 1750

    A Scarce Korean Woodblock Atlas.Album with 9 woodblock maps from a traditional Korean woodblock atlas, printed mid 18th century. With a map of China with Korea and 8 maps of the provinces of...

    Ch'onha chido [Atlas of all under Heaven]
    12080

    Korean Woodblock Atlas, Ch'onha-Chido, Mid 18th Century

    8 500,00 €
  • 1780 - Anonymous

    Anonymous:  Ch'onha Chido [Atlas of all under Heaven]

    circa 1780

    A Scarce Korean Manuscript Atlas.Album with 12 manuscript maps from a traditional Korean manuscript atlas, drawn in the late 18th century. With a China-centered world map (Chonha-Do), a map...

    Ch'onha Chido [Atlas of all under Heaven]
    12081

    Korean Manuscript Atlas, Ch'onha-Chido, late 18th Century

    18 000,00 €
  • 1820 - Anonymous

    Anonymous:  Ch'onha Chido [Atlas of all under Heaven]

    circa 1820

    A Scarce Korean Manuscript Atlas.Album with 11 manuscript maps from a traditional Korean manuscript atlas, drawn in the early 19th century. With a China-centered world map (Chonha-Do), a map...

    Ch'onha Chido [Atlas of all under Heaven]
    12082

    Korean Manuscript Atlas, Ch'onha-Chido, early 19th Century

    12 000,00 €
  • 1840 - Adolf Stieler

    Adolf Stieler:  Stieler's Schul-Atlas über alle Theile der Erde nach dem neuesten Zustande, und über das...

    Justus Perthes, Gotha, 1840

    The Schul-Atlas also known as Kleiner Stieler was a very pobular atlas used in schools in Germany during the 19th century. It is a reduced version of A. Stieler's Hand-Atlas and was first...

    Stieler's Schul-Atlas über alle Theile der Erde nach dem neuesten...
    12083

    School Atlas by Adolf Stieler. Printed 1840 in Gotha.

    75,00 €
  • 1664 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Sevende Stuck der Aerdrycks-Beschryving, Welck Vervat Italien en Griecken.

    Joan Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1664-65

    A splendid copy of Blaeu's Atlas of Italy and Greece. All 67 maps finely coloured by a contemporary hand.The Italy and Greece Atlas of Atlas Maior by Joan Blaeu is considered as one of the...

    Sevende Stuck der Aerdrycks-Beschryving, Welck Vervat Italien en Griecken.
    12079

    Atlas of Italy and Greece from Atlas Maior by Joan Blaeu. Printed 1664 in Amsterdam.

    24 000,00 €
  • 1702 - Anonymous

    Anonymous:  [Donau Strom von Sigmaringen bis Donauwörth]

    circa 1702

    Important manuscript map of the Danube River in Upper Swabia on vellum.Very large, impressive and detailed manuscript map of the Danube river between Sigmaringen and Donauwörth. Drawn on...

    [Donau Strom von Sigmaringen bis Donauwörth]
    12078

    Manuscript map on vellum of Upper Swabia. Drawn around 1702.

    8 500,00 €
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