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  • 1552 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Geographiae Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini, Philosophi ac Mathematici praestantissimi, Libri...

    Henricus Petri, Basle, 1552

    The Geographia of Ptolemaeus with the magnificent woodcut maps of Sebastian Münster. With 27 Ptolemaic maps (World, 10 Europe, 4 Africa, 12 Asia) and 27 new maps drawn by Sebastian Münster and...

    Geographiae Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini, Philosophi ac Mathematici...
    12144

    Sebastian Münster's edition of Ptolemy's Geographia with 54 woodcut maps, published by H. Petri 1552 in Basel.

    22 500,00 €
  • 1685 - Justus Danckerts

    Justus Danckerts:  Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula Amstelodami per I. Danckerts cum Privil.

    J. Danckerts, Amsterdam, circa 1685

    Very decorative double-hemisphere world map by Justus Danckerts. Based on Frederick De Wit's maritime world map of 1668. With two hemispheres and two small inset polar maps. Decorated with large...

    Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula Amstelodami per I. Danckerts cum Privil.
    12418

    Antique world map by Justus Danckerts. Published around 1685 in Amsterdam.

    5 800,00 €
  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  In Principio creavit Deus celum et terra...

    Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493

    The Book of Chronicles or Liber Chronicarum by Hartmann Schedel, also called Schedel's World History or Nuremberg Chronicle , starts with the creation of the world by God according to the...

    In Principio creavit Deus celum et terra...
    12145

    Collection of 4 sheets of the history of creation, Genesis, printed by H. Koberger 1493 in Nuremberg.

    3 500,00 €
  • 1528 - Benedetto Bordone

    Benedetto Bordone:  [World map]

    Venice, 1528-1565

    Early woodcut world map by Benedetto Bordone. The world map of Bordone combines geographical information from Ptolemy with new discoveries of the Portuguese seafarers. It is one of only a few world...

    [World map]
    12192

    Antique woodcut map of the world. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.

    3 500,00 €
  • 1705 - Maria Sibylla Merian

    Maria Sibylla Merian:  Ananas [Pineapple with Cockroaches - Ananas mit Schaben]

    1705-71

    The first and one of the most beautiful engravings of Maria Sybilla Merian's Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium . Merian combines the most enchanting and the most repulsive on one sheet. She...

    Ananas [Pineapple with Cockroaches - Ananas mit Schaben]
    12404

    Engraving of a pineapple plant with cockroaches. Printed between 1705-71.

    3 400,00 €
  • 1629 - Henry Raigniauld

    Henry Raigniauld:  Isle de Cipre

    J. Baudoin oder A. de Naberat, Paris, 1629 or 1640

    Rare map of Cyprus engraved by H. Raigniauld. The map comes from Histoire des Chevaliers de l'Ordre de S. Iean de Hierusalem by J. Baudoin printed 1629 in Paris, or from the 1640 edition by A. de...

    Isle de Cipre
    12133

    Antique map of Cyprus. Printed in Paris by J. Baudoin oder A. de Naberat in 1629 or 1640.

    2 900,00 €
  • 1528 - Benedetto Bordone

    Benedetto Bordone:  Cipro

    Venice, 1528-1565

    The 2nd printed map of Cyprus.Rare woodcut map of Cyprus by Benedetto Bordone on a double sheet. Printed from two woodblocks. Shows Cyprus with the south coast of Turkey, in the east Antioch...

    Cipro
    12197

    Antique woodcut map of Cyprus. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.

    2 800,00 €
  • 1528 - Benedetto Bordone

    Benedetto Bordone:  [Map of Europe]

    Venice, 1528-1565

    Bordone's map of EuropeEarly woodcut map of Europe by Benedetto Bordone. One of the erliest printed maps of Europe. Shows Europe, the Mediterranean Sea, North Africa in the south and Norway...

    [Map of Europe]
    12195

    Antique woodcut map of the European continent. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.

    2 500,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1528 - Benedetto Bordone

    Benedetto Bordone:  Ciampagu - Iava Maggiore [Japan and Borneo]

    Venice, 1528-1565

    The earliest Europe-printed map of Japan as an islandEarly and very important map of Japan by Benedetto Bordone. On verso a map of the Southeast Asia islands Java or Borneo (Java Majjiore),...

    Ciampagu - Iava Maggiore [Japan and Borneo]
    12204

    Antique woodcut map of Japan. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.

    2 400,00 €
  • 1528 - Benedetto Bordone

    Benedetto Bordone:  Terra de lavoratore

    Venice, 1528-1565

    Rare and sought-after map of North America by Benedetto Bordone. Shows the North American continent with the northern part of South America. With several settlements and the name Terra de...

    Terra de lavoratore
    12248

    Antique woodcut map of North America. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.

    2 300,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1603 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Anglia regnum si quod aliud in toto Oceano ditissimum et florentissimum

    J. B. Vrients, Antwerp, 1603

    Rare and very decorative map of England and Wales after the map of England by Christopher Saxton from 1579. Commissioned by Jacob Vrients and engraved by Pieter van den Keere, probably the finest...

    Anglia regnum si quod aliud in toto Oceano ditissimum et florentissimum
    12136

    Coloured map of England, Wales. Printed in Antwerp by J. B. Vrients in 1603.

    1 950,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1572 - Tomaso Porcacchi

    Tomaso Porcacchi:  Mondo Nuovo - Descrittione dell'Isola et Terra di di Santa Croce, ouero Mondo Nuovo.

    Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro, Venice, 1572

    The earliest obtainable map of North America. Printed in 1572.Rare first edition of Porcacchi's very attractive and early map of North America. The earliest obtainable map of North America,...

    Mondo Nuovo - Descrittione dell'Isola et Terra di di Santa Croce, ouero...
    12371

    Antique map of North America. Printed in Venice by Simon Galignani, Girolamo Porro in 1572.

    1 900,00 €
  • 1528 - Benedetto Bordone

    Benedetto Bordone:  Vinegia

    Venice, 1528-1565

    Very detailed and early earlybird's-eye view of Venice (Venezia). The woodcut view of Venice from the Isolario is one of the most sought after of all maps by Benedetto Bordone. It shows the...

    Vinegia
    12193

    Antique woodcut town view of Venezia, Venice. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.

    1 800,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  Monacum

    Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493

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

    Monacum
    12140

    Coloured woodcut town view of München, Munich, Bavaria. Printed in Nuremberg by Anton Koberger in 1493.

    1 600,00 €
  • 1680 - Daniel Stoopendaal

    Daniel Stoopendaal:  Werelt Caert

    Amsterdam, circa 1680

    Hand coloured world map from a Dutch bible by Daniel Stoopendaal. The map is based on Nicolas Visscher's map of 1663. Showing a double-hemisphere world map with two solar charts, one centred around...

    Werelt Caert
    12143

    Antique map of the world. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1680.

    1 600,00 €
  • 1574 - Braun & Hogenberg

    Braun & Hogenberg:  Amstelredamum, Nobile Inferioris Germaniae Oppidum...

    Heinrich von Ach, Cologne, 1574

    Decorative coloured view of Amsterdam from the German edition of the town book Civitates orbis terrarum by Braun and Hogenberg, printed in 1574. Top left a coat of arms, to the top right the...

    Amstelredamum, Nobile Inferioris Germaniae Oppidum...
    12142

    Coloured town view of Amsterdam, Netherlands. Printed in Cologne by Heinrich von Ach in 1574.

    1 400,00 €
  • 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 €
  • 1493 - Hartmann Schedel

    Hartmann Schedel:  Ultima etas mundi [The Last Judgement]

    Anton Koberger, Nuremberg, 1493

    The Last Judgement, 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 Chronicle ....

    Ultima etas mundi [The Last Judgement]
    12146

    The Last Judgement from Liber Chronicarum by Hartmann Schedel printed 1493 in Nuremberg.

    1 200,00 €
  • 1690 - Theodorus Danckerts

    Theodorus Danckerts:  Judaea sive Terra Sancta quae Israelitarum In Suas Duodecim Tribus Destincata Secretis Ab Invicem...

    T. Danckerts, Amsterdam, circa 1690

    Rare antique map of the Holy Land by Theodorus Danckerts. Divided into the twelve tribes of Israel. To the upper left a magnificent title cartouche. With original old colours. Maps by T. Danckerts...

    Judaea sive Terra Sancta quae Israelitarum In Suas Duodecim Tribus...
    12191

    Old coloured map of Israel, Judea. Printed in Amsterdam by T. Danckerts circa 1690.

    1 200,00 €
  • 1528 - Benedetto Bordone

    Benedetto Bordone:  [Aegean Sea. Greece, Macedonia, Turkey]

    Venice, 1528-1565

    Rare sea chart of the Aegean Sea by Benedetto Bordone. Shows parts of Greece, Macedonia and Turkey, the Sea of Marmara, the Aegean Sea with the Peloponnese to Crete and the eastern Mediterranean...

    [Aegean Sea. Greece, Macedonia, Turkey]
    12196

    Antique woodcut map of the Aegean Sea. Printed in Venice between 1528 and 1565.

    1 200,00 €
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