Antique Maps and Atlases


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Highlights


  • 1590 - Theodor de Bry

    Theodor de Bry:  Americae Pars, Nunc Virginia Dicta, Primum ab Anglis Inventa Sumtibus Dn. Walteri Raleigh...

    Theodor de Bry, Frankfurt, 1590

    One of the most significant cartographical milestones on colonial North American history.'Theodor de Bry's map of Virginia, after John White, is one of the most significant cartographical...

    Americae Pars, Nunc Virginia Dicta, Primum ab Anglis Inventa Sumtibus...
    11188

    Antique map of Virginia. Printed in Frankfurt by Theodor de Bry in 1590.

    14 800,00 €
  • 1520 - Martin Waldseemüller

    Martin Waldseemüller:  Tabula neoterica Crete sive Candie insule

    Johannes Schott, Strasbourg, 1513 or 1520

    The prototype map of the modern Crete from M. Waldseemuller of 1513/1520.One of the rare modern maps of the most famouse Ptolemy edition. This representation of Crete served as a...

    Tabula neoterica Crete sive Candie insule
    11469

    Antique woodcut map of Kriti, Crete. Printed in Strasbourg by Johannes Schott in 1513 or 1520.

    3 500,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1720 - Johann Baptist Homann

    Johann Baptist Homann:  Regnorum Siciliae et Sardiniae nec non Melitae seu Maltae Insula cum Adjectis Italiae et Africae...

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    Old coloured antique map of Sicily, Sardinia and Malta located in the Mediterranean Sea. To the lower left a map of Catania with Etna in the background. To the right a small map of Valletta, Malta....

    Regnorum Siciliae et Sardiniae nec non Melitae seu Maltae Insula cum...
    11804

    Old coloured map of Malta, Sardinia, Sicily. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

    920,00 €
  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  Imago Mortis

    Johann Ernst Adelbulner, Nuremberg, 1493

    The famouse Dance of Death or Danse Macabre is one of the most sought after leaves of the Nuremberg Chronicle by Hartmann Schedel. This woodcut is attribute occasionally to Albrecht Dürer....

    Imago Mortis
    11973

    Dance of the Death (Danse Macabre) by Wilhelm Pleydenwurff from Schedel's world chronicle, printed in Nuremberg in 1493.

    2 300,00 €
  • 1665 - Jan Dirksz Zoutman

    Jan Dirksz Zoutman:  Afbeelding van de Zyp, Haer waere gelegentheit van Dyckage, Weegen, Watringen en Schey-slooten,...

    Amsterdam, 1665

    Magnificent Wall Map of the Zijpe- en Hazepolder in Noord-Holland.Beautiful coloured wall map of Zijpe in the Dutch province of Noord-Holland by Jan Dirksz Zoutman. Consists of a total of 6...

    Afbeelding van de Zyp, Haer waere gelegentheit van Dyckage, Weegen,...
    11714

    Rare and very decorative wall map of Zijpe in Noord-Holland by J. C. Zoutman. Printed in 1665 in Amsterdam.

    1 950,00 €

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

    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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