Antique Maps and Atlases


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Highlights


  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Die Neuwen Inseln / so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient / bey dem Landt Indie ligen

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1540 (1574)

    The first map to show the New World as an entity. Earliest appearance of Japan on a map, predating European contact. First appearance of Mare Pacificum on a map.Sebastian Munster's...

    Die Neuwen Inseln / so hinder Hispanien gegen Orient / bey dem Landt...
    11326

    Coloured woodcut map of the American continent. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    5 900,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Das erst General, inhaltend die beschreibung und den Circkel des gantzen Erderichs und Möre

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    16th Century Woodcut Map of the World.Early woodcut world map by Sebastian Münster. This 'modern' map of the world is an oval projection with a vigorous surround of clouds and lusty...

    Das erst General, inhaltend die beschreibung und den Circkel des gantzen...
    11687

    16th century woodcut map of the world. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    2 900,00 €
  • 1690 - 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 €
  • 1724 - Felipe Vidal y Pinilla

    Felipe Vidal y Pinilla:  Obispado de Cartaxena Reino de Murcia ...

    Madrid, 1724

    A very rare engraved map of the Murcia region in southeastern Spain. Shows the diocese of Cartagena with the Mediterranean coast from Vera, Aguilas via Cartagena, Los Alcázares up to Valencia. In...

    Obispado de Cartaxena Reino de Murcia ...
    11820

    Old coloured map of Cartagena, Murcia. Printed in Madrid in the year 1724.

    2 900,00 €
  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Pascaart vande Noort-Zee. Tabula Hydrographica Oceani Borealis.

    Johannes Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1650

    Rare and very decorative, old coloured sea chart of the North Sea by J. Janssonius. Shows the North Sea coast with the Shetland and Orkney Islands, the Scottish and English east coast, Calais and...

    Pascaart vande Noort-Zee. Tabula Hydrographica Oceani Borealis.
    11914

    Old coloured sea chart of the North Sea. Printed in Amsterdam by Johannes Janssonius in 1650.

    1 250,00 €

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  • 1745 - Reiner Ottens

    Reiner Ottens:  Novae Hispaniae, Chili, Peruviae, et Guatimalae Littorae

    Reiner & Joshua Ottens, Amsterdam, 1745

    Large sea chart of Central and South America by Reiner & Joshua Ottens. Shows the eastern part of the Pacific with the northwest coast of South America to Valparaiso and South Mexico from Cap...

    Novae Hispaniae, Chili, Peruviae, et Guatimalae Littorae
    12044

    Coloured sea chart of the Pacific Ocean. Printed in Amsterdam by Reiner & Joshua Ottens in 1745.

    1 100,00 €
  • 1513 - Martin Waldseemüller

    Martin Waldseemüller:  Quarta Asiae Tabula

    Johannes Schott, Strasbourg, 1513

    Waldseemüller's scarce woodcut map of the Holy Land and the Middle East with Cyprus.Rare and early woodcut map of the the Holy Land and the Middle East by Martin Waldseemüller. Shows the...

    Quarta Asiae Tabula
    12052

    Antique woodcut map of the Holy Land with Cyprus. Printed in Strasbourg by Johannes Schott in 1513.

    5 800,00 €
  • 1741 - Homann Erben

    Homann Erben:  Regionis quae est circa Londinum ... / Ausfuhrliche Geographische Vorstellung der Gegend um...

    Homann Heires, Nuremberg, 1741

    Old coloured map of London by Homann Heires. Showing the area around London with the counties Hertfordshire, Essex, Kent, Surrey and Middlesex. Below a large panoramic view of London and...

    Regionis quae est circa Londinum ... / Ausfuhrliche Geographische...
    12053

    Old coloured map of London, England. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann Heires in 1741.

    690,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1777 - Anonymous

    Anonymous:  Plan Van Een Halve 6 Hoek na de Constructie Van de marchal de Vauban met een Wilkeurige Situatie...

    1777

    Carefully executed cartographic study, based on the methods of the French military corps Ingénieurs-Géographes , established by Vauban in 1696. With a charming title cartouche Plan Van Een Halve...

    Plan Van Een Halve 6 Hoek na de Constructie Van de marchal de Vauban met...
    12076

    Manuscript plan of a study on military cartography. Drawn in 1777.

    490,00 €
  • 1780 - Anonymous

    Anonymous:  [Aa-Berlicum-Erp]

    circa 1780

    Charming and very detailed manuscript map of the river Aa from the late 18th century.Very detailed and elegantly executed manuscript map of the river Aa in Noord-Brabant between Berlicum and...

    [Aa-Berlicum-Erp]
    12060

    Manuscript map of the river Aa in Noord-Brabant between Berlicum and Erp. Created around 1780.

    950,00 €
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