Antique Maps and Atlases


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Highlights


  • 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 €
  • 1588 - Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer

    Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer:  De Custen van Een Deel van Denmarken en Swederijk, Beginnede va Vuijtste tot Calmer toe. Orae...

    Cornelis Claesz, Amsterdam, 1588

    Rare sea chart of the coasts of Sweden by Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer. Shows the coastline between Simrishamn and Kalmar with Åhus and the islands Oland, Hanö and Bornholm. With two decorative...

    De Custen van Een Deel van Denmarken en Swederijk, Beginnede va Vuijtste...
    11767

    Coloured sea chart of Sweden. Printed in Amsterdam by Cornelis Claesz in 1588.

    1 350,00 €
  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  Venecie

    Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493

    Decorative incunable double-leaf in folio showing Venice (Venezia) by Hartmann Schedel. From the Latin edition of the famous Liber chronicarum or Nuremberg Chronicle published in 1493, the year...

    Venecie
    11221

    Coloured woodcut town view of Venezia, Venice. Printed in Nuremberg by Anton Koberger in 1493.

    2 300,00 €
  • 1801 - Matthew Flinders

    Matthew Flinders:  Kaart van Basses Straat, tusschen Nieuw Zuid Wales en Van Diemens-Land ... Heer Flinders ......

    J. and A. Honkoop, Amsterdam, 1801

    Very large and rare sea chart of Tasmania and the southern part of Australia with the Bass Strait. One of the first maps showing the discoveries of George Bass and Matthew Flinders in October 1798...

    Kaart van Basses Straat, tusschen Nieuw Zuid Wales en Van Diemens-Land...
    12058

    Coloured sea chart of Australia. Printed in Amsterdam by J. and A. Honkoop in 1801.

    1 500,00 €
  • 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 Isles. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    800,00 €
  • 1630 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Insularum Indiae Orientalis Nova Descriptio.

    G. Valk and P. Schenk, Amsterdam, 1630 (1690)

    Janssonius' map of Southeast Asia coloured by a contemporary hand. Re-issued by G. Valk and P. Schenk with modified title and signature. Decorated with three cartouches, two compass roses, ships...

    Insularum Indiae Orientalis Nova Descriptio.
    11276

    Old coloured map of Southeast Asia. Printed in Amsterdam by G. Valk and P. Schenk in 1690.

    1 600,00 €

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  • 1575 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Africae Tabula Nova

    Gillis van den Rade, Antwerp, 1575

    Antique map of Africa by Abraham Ortelius. From the 1575 Latin edition of Theatrum Orbis Terrarum by Abraham Ortelius. Second state of the plate, still the date 1570 is present in the cartouche...

    Africae Tabula Nova
    12410

    Coloured map of the African continent. Printed in Antwerp by Gillis van den Rade in 1575.

    1 400,00 €
  • 1570 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Russiae, Moscoviae et Tartariae Descriptio. Auctore Antonio Ienkensono Anglo, Edita Londini Anno...

    Gielis Coppens van Diest, Antwerp, 1570

    From the first edition of the Ortelius Atlas of 1570.The rare first edition of Ortelius' map of Russia. From the 1570 Latin edition of Theatrum Orbis Terrarum published by Gielis Coppens...

    Russiae, Moscoviae et Tartariae Descriptio. Auctore Antonio Ienkensono...
    12411

    Coloured map of Russia. Printed in Antwerp by Gielis Coppens van Diest in 1570.

    2 200,00 €
  • 1623 - Jodocus Hondius

    Jodocus Hondius:  China

    Henricus Hondius, Amsterdam, 1623

    Impressive antique map of China, Japan and Korea by Jodocus Hondus. First published in the Mercator-Hondius Atlas of 1606.At the beginning of the 17th century, little is known about this...

    China
    12412

    Coloured map of China. Printed in Amsterdam by Henricus Hondius in 1623.

    1 950,00 €
  • 1740 - George Matthäus Seutter

    George Matthäus Seutter:  Symbolische Sinnreiche in einer Belagerung... Versuchungen der Liebe... Representation symbolique...

    G. M. Seutter, Augsburg, circa 1740

    Seutter's famous allegorical map representing the battle of the sexes and of love. In style of a typical 18th century battle plan.Jeffrey N. Peters describes this map in The History of...

    Symbolische Sinnreiche in einer Belagerung... Versuchungen der Liebe......
    12420

    Fantasy map by G. M. Seutter, printed in Ausburg around 1740.

    1 200,00 €
  • 1700 - Pieter Schenk

    Pieter Schenk:  Accurata Utopiae tabula. Das ist der neu entdeckten Schalck Welt, oder des so offt benanten, und...

    P. Schenk, 1700-10

    Rare original edition of the famous fantasy map of Utopia.Schlaraffenland means Land of Cockaigne in German and represents a country of idleness and luxury. This is a totally imaginary...

    Accurata Utopiae tabula. Das ist der neu entdeckten Schalck Welt, oder...
    12421

    Old coloured map of Utopia, Land of Cockaigne. Printed by P. Schenk in 1700.

    1 200,00 €
  • 1633 - Jodocus Hondius

    Jodocus Hondius:  Mappa Aestivarum Insularum, alias Barmudas Dictarum ... Accurate Descripta

    H. Hondius, Amsterdam, 1633 [1634]

    Very decorative old coloured antique nautical chart of the Islands of Bermuda by Hendrick Hondius. Shows the Bermuda Islands with Grand Bermuda, Somerset Island and Saint George's Island. Decorated...

    Mappa Aestivarum Insularum, alias Barmudas Dictarum ... Accurate Descripta
    12424

    Old coloured sea chart of Bermuda. Printed in Amsterdam by H. Hondius in 1634.

    1 700,00 €
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