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  • 1850 - John Bachmann

    John Bachmann:  Bird's Eye View of Philadelphia

    J. Bachmann, Sarony & Major, New York, 1850

    Stunning View of Philadelphia by John BachmannLarge and rare view of Philadelphia by John Bachmann for Sarony & Major. This magnificent bird's eye view shows the skyline of Philadelphia...

    Bird's Eye View of Philadelphia
    12696

    Bird's eye view of Philadelphia. Printed in New York by J. Bachmann, Sarony & Major in 1850.

    4 500,00 €
  • 1662 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Praefecturae de Paraiba, et Rio Grande

    Joan Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1662

    Impressive and coveted map of the coastline in the north-east of Brazil. The map was published for the first time by J. Blaeu in Rerum per octennium in Brasilia by Caspar Barlaeus in 1647 and...

    Praefecturae de Paraiba, et Rio Grande
    11769

    Old coloured map of Rio Grande do Norte, Paraiba, Brazil. Printed in Amsterdam by Joan Blaeu in 1662.

    1 680,00 €
  • 1593 - Gerard de Jode

    Gerard de Jode:  Germaniae Totius, Nostrae Europae Celeberrimae Regionis, Descriptio Singularis.

    Gerard de Jode, Antwerp, 1593

    Scarce de Jode map of the Holy Roman Empire.Rare map of Germany with the surrounding countries by Gerard de Jode. Showing the domain of the Roman-German emperors in the late 16th century....

    Germaniae Totius, Nostrae Europae Celeberrimae Regionis, Descriptio...
    12661

    Antique map of Germany. Printed in Antwerp by Gerard de Jode in 1593.

    1 500,00 €
  • 1502 - Konrad Celtis

    Konrad Celtis:  Barbara Codonea - Germaniae Latus Septentrionale

    Sodalitas Celtica, Nuremberg, 1502

    One of the Earliest Depictions of the Arctic Ocean. Printed in 1502.Very rare first edition of the woodcut map of Central and Northern Europe with the early depiction of the Arctic Ocean by...

    Barbara Codonea - Germaniae Latus Septentrionale
    12465

    Early woodcut map of Northern and Central Europe. Printed in Nuremberg by Sodalitas Celtica in 1502.

    7 800,00 €
  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  [Armageddon, Apocalypse] Septima etas mundi

    Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493

    The Apocalypse or Armageddon is one of the most sought-after woodcuts of the Book of Chronicles or Liber Chronicarum by Hartmann Schedel, also called Schedel's World History or Nuremberg...

    [Armageddon, Apocalypse] Septima etas mundi
    12148

    Armageddon, Apocalypse from Liber Chronicarum by Hartmann Schedel printed 1493 in Nuremberg.

    2 400,00 €
  • 1584 - Abraham Ortelius

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

    Antwerp, 1584

    Fascinating copper engraved map of Russia by A. Ortelius in stunning original colors. Showing the region from the Baltic Sea, Lithuania and the Black Sea to the Sur River, Tashkent, the Kossack...

    Russiae, Moscoviae et Tartariae Descriptio. Auctore Antonio Ienkensono...
    11358

    Old coloured map of Siberia, Moscow. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1584.

    1 900,00 €

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  • 1591 - Theodor de Bry

    Theodor de Bry:  Floridae Americae Provinciae Recens & exactissima descriptio Auctore Iacobo le Moyne...

    Theodor de Bry, Frankfurt, 1591

    One of the Most Important 16th Century Maps of Florida and the Southeastern United States.A very fine example of De Bry's cornerstone map of Florida. Based on the map Jacques le Moyne prepared...

    Floridae Americae Provinciae Recens & exactissima descriptio Auctore...
    12743

    Jacques le Moyne's map of Florida. Printed in Frankfurt by Theodor de Bry in 1591.

    16 500,00 €
  • 1567 - Olaus Magnus

    Olaus Magnus:  [Scandinavia]

    Henric Petri, Basle, 1567

    Olaus Magnus' Important Map of Scandinavia.Very rare and important map of Scandinavia by Olaus Magnus, printed in 1567. From the Historia Olai Magni gothi archiepiscopi Upsalensis De...

    [Scandinavia]
    12744

    Antique woodcut map of Scandinavia. Printed in Basle by Henric Petri in 1567.

    6 900,00 €
  • 1654 - Nicolas Visscher

    Nicolas Visscher:  Orbis Terrarum Typus De Integro In Plurimis Emendatus Auctus et Icunculis Illustratus Auct....

    Paulus Aertsz van Ravesteyn, Amsterdam, 1654

    The First of a Series of World Maps to Be Found in Dutch Bibles.The rare first edition of Nicolas Visscher's beautiful world map from the Dutch Ravesteyn Bible of 1654. R. W. Shirley is only...

    Orbis Terrarum Typus De Integro In Plurimis Emendatus Auctus et...
    12738

    Rare world map by Nicolas Visscher. Published 1654 in Amsterdam.

    3 500,00 €
  • 1774 - Tobias Conrad Lotter

    Tobias Conrad Lotter:  Sphaera Armillaris / Instrumentum artificiale Orrery ab inventore appellatum

    T. C. Lotter, Augsburg, 1774

    Rare and very decorative engraving with two astronomical devices: On the left an armillary sphere to show the movement of the heavenly bodies, on the right a planetarium, as it was constructed in...

    Sphaera Armillaris / Instrumentum artificiale Orrery ab inventore...
    12741

    Armillary Sphere and Planetarium. Printed in Augsburg by T. C. Lotter in 1774.

    950,00 €
  • 1700 - Johann Baptist Homann

    Johann Baptist Homann:  Regnorum Siciliae et Sardiniae nova & accurata tabula - Sardiniae Insula & regnum

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, 1700-02

    Rare antique map of Sicily and Sardinia in the Mediterranean by J. B. Homann. One of the early maps by Homann when he was still working for David Funck. Maps engraved by Homann before and around...

    Regnorum Siciliae et Sardiniae nova & accurata tabula - Sardiniae Insula...
    12745

    Old coloured map of Sicily, Sardinia. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann in 1700.

    690,00 €
  • 1654 - Nicolas Visscher

    Nicolas Visscher:  Geographische Beschryvinghe Van de Wandeling Der Apostelen ende De Reysen Pauli...

    Paulus Aertsz van Ravesteyn, Amsterdam, 1654

    Very decorative map of the Eastern Mediterranean by Nicolas Visscher from 1654. From Italy to the Holy Land, Iraq and up to the Red Sea. With Sicily, Malta and Cyprus. Shows the travel of St. Paul...

    Geographische Beschryvinghe Van de Wandeling Der Apostelen ende De...
    12739

    Old map of the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Printed in Amsterdam by Paulus Aertsz van Ravesteyn in 1654.

    590,00 €
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