Antique Maps and Atlases


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Highlights


  • 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 €
  • 1640 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali, cum Terris adiacentibus

    Willem & Joan Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1640-43

    Blaeu's Striking Sea Chart of the West IndiesHand-coloured antique sea chart of the West Indies by Willem Blaeu. With the East Coast of the Americas from Chesapeake Bay to the Orinoco. First...

    Insulae Americanae in Oceano Septentrionali, cum Terris adiacentibus
    11919

    Coloured sea chart of the West Indies, Florida. Printed in Amsterdam by Willem & Joan Blaeu in 1640.

    1 450,00 €
  • 1650 - Johannes Janssonius

    Johannes Janssonius:  Nova et Accurata Poli Arctici et Terrarum Circum Iacentium Descriptio

    Johannes Janssonius, Amsterdam, 1650

    Old colored sea chart of the North Pole by J. Janssonius. With Greenland and Canada, Iceland, Spitsbergen, Norway and the north coast of Russia. The map shows, the famous Northwest Passage , a...

    Nova et Accurata Poli Arctici et Terrarum Circum Iacentium Descriptio
    11920

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

    950,00 €
  • 1720 - Johann Baptist Homann

    Johann Baptist Homann:  Planiglobii Terrestris cum utroq Hemisphaerio Caelesti [and] Totius Africae [and] Totius Americae...

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    A matching set of the World and the Continents by J. B. HomannWorld Planiglobii Terrestris cum utroq Hemisphaerio Caelesti : Old coloured antique world map by J. B. Homann. With southern...

    Planiglobii Terrestris cum utroq Hemisphaerio Caelesti [and] Totius...
    11811

    Old coloured world map and continent maps by Johann Baptist Homann. Published around 1720 in Nuremberg.

    4 800,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 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 €

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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