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  EUROPE 

MONTECALERIO, Giovanni. [Rare antique map of the Capuchin monasteries of Europe]
Nova Delineatio universalis 57 Provinciarum FF: Min: Capucinorum per universam Europam, et Missionum diversarum per diversas Orbis Terraquei Plagas super novissimas Orbium celestium observationes, nec non et secundum presens Eiusdem Religionis systema prodita... Milan, Ambrose. Ramellati, 1712. 510 x 670mm. Good impression, printed on heavy paper, minor reinforcements on verso, re-marginned at top.
Antique map of Europe, showing the Capuchin monasteries around continental Europe, published in " Chorographica descriptio Provinciarum et Conventum minorum S. Francisci Capucinorum ". The map has a tulip-head border, and the title a border of fonds.
[Ref: 12082]    £2,000.00 ($2,654 • €2,338 rates)


MOLL, Herman. [Moll's two-sheet map of Europe]
To Her most Sacred Majesty Carolina, Queen of Great Britain, France & Ireland, This Map of Europe According to the Newest and Most Exact Observations is most Humbly Dedicated... London, John Bowles, Thomas Bowles, Philip Overton & John King, c.1730. Original colour with additions. Two sheets conjoined, total 595 x 975mm. Some restoration to binding folds.
Moll's large antique map of Europe, dedicated to Queen Caroline, queen consort of King George II, whose portrait appears in the title/dedication cartouche along with allegorical figures representing the four continents. Despite the date of 1708 in the imprint, Caroline became queen in 1727. In the original state the portrait and dedication was to Queen Anne. Bottom right is an inset map showing the canal built by Peter the Great of Russia enabling boats to cross between the Caspian Sea and the Sea of Azov. There must have been considerable interest from speculators for Moll to have included this.
[Ref: 12122]    £1,500.00 ($1,991 • €1,754 rates)


DE WIT, Frederick. [A very decorative two-sheet 18th Century sea chart of Europe]
Totius Europæ Littora Novissimè edita. Pascaert vertoonende alle de See-custen van Europa. Amsterdam, R. & J. Ottens, 1745. coloured. Two sheets conjoined as issued, total 495 x 890mm. Very fine condition.
De Wit's famous chart of Europe, orientated with north to the right, with two large cartouches and an inset map of the Eastern Mediterranean. After the death of De Wit and his son the chart plates were bought by Louis Renard, who issued them with his own text. He corrected each plate (adding part of the Greenland coast here), apparently intending the atlas to be used at sea. Reiner and Josua Ottens re-issued Renard's atlas in 1739 with a French text, and again in 1745 with a Dutch text and their names added to the plates for the first time. A final edition, published in 1802 by the Widow of G.Hulst van Keulen, ended the long and distinguished career of this plate. KOEMAN: Ren 3.
[Ref: 10588]    £6,500.00 ($8,626 • €7,599 rates)


SEALE, Richard William. [A rare separate-issue, two-sheet map of Europe]
An Accurate Map of Europe with the Empires, Kingdoms, Republicks &c. justly describ'd and graduated to the true longitude & latitude from ye latest Discoveries: Illustrated with Correct Plans of the principal Trading Towns historically describ'd with Tables of Explanation. London: William & Cluer Dicey, c.1745. Original outline colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 630 x 1060mm. Several small repairs, as usual on these large maps.
A large and detailed map of Europe, with twelve town views down the sides: on the left are Amsterdam, London, Paris, Venice, Gibraltar and Rome; on the right St. Petersburg, Constantinople, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Gdansk and Lisbon.
[Ref: 11963]    £2,500.00 ($3,318 • €2,923 rates)


EULER, Leonhard. Tabula Geographica Europæ... Berlin, c.1753, original colour with later additions, Four sheets conjoined, with publisher's stamp to each.
A large and fine map of Europe with wonderful detail, published for the Royal Prussian Academy of Sciences.
[Ref: 8000]    £700.00 ($929 • €818 rates)


DANET, Guillaume. [A scarce map of Europe]
L'Europe Divisée dans ses Principaux Etats Subdivisés en leurs Principales Provinces... Paris: L.C. Desnos, 1760. Original colour. 715 x 740mm. Centre fold restored, pair of printer's creases in bottom border.
A French map of Europe decorated with a large baroque title cartouche and a decorative border containing the arms of countries, states and towns throughout the continent. The map was only occasionally published in composite atlases and is therefore quite scarce.
[Ref: 16587]    £2,200.00 ($2,919 • €2,572 rates)


BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [Detailed chart of the eastern North Atlantic]
Carte Réduite de Partie de la Mer du Nord comprise entre L'Ecosse, Le Dannemark, La Norwege et l'Islande. Paris, Dépôt de la Marine, 1768. 600 x 890mm.
A large chart of the eastern North Atlantic and North Sea, with Iceland top left, the Faroe Islands and Norway top right. Denmark bottom right and the Britisish Isles north of Peterborough bottom centre.
[Ref: 14282]    £680.00 ($902 • €795 rates)


KITCHIN, Thomas. [Wall map of Europe published during the French Revolutionary Wars]
Europe Divided into its Empires, Kingdoms, States, Republics, &c.r by Tho.s Kitchin, Hydrographer to the King, with many Additions and Improvements from the latest Surveys and Observations of Mr D'Anville. London: Laurie & Whittle. 1795. Original colour. Four sheets conjoined, total 1015 x 1210mm.
A large and very attractive wall map of Europe in original colour and with great detail, either side of the map are two columns of explanatory text giving various details about each country. With a rococo title cartouche depicting the tools of a mapmaker and a series of ensigns of various nations along the bottom margin, including the 13 star American flag officially adopted after the end of the War of Independance in 1783 .
[Ref: 16017]    £1,750.00 ($2,322 • €2,046 rates)


TRAUX, Maximilian de. [A wall map of Europe according to the Congress of Vienna]
Carte Générale et Itinéraire de L'Europe Divisée en Tous les États d'après le Congrèss sw Vienne & autres traités postérieurs. Vienna: Artaria & Comp., 1818. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen in nine sections as issued, total if joined 1400 x 1740mm.
A large and detailed wall map, depicting the boundaries of Europe as settled by the Congress of Vienna (1814-5), settling the changes caused by the Napoleonic War. Besides these borders this map is interesting for its depiction of the coach roads and use of hatchuring to display relief. Maximilian de Traux (c.1765-c1830) was a colonel of the Austrian milirary engineers. From 1803 he was active in Dalmatia, improving the defences of Zadar, but also surveying Dalmatia (witrh a map published 1810) and its cities.
[Ref: 17177]    £1,400.00 ($1,858 • €1,637 rates)


PERROT, Aristide Michel. [Miniature map of Europe]
Europe. Paris: Ménard & Desenne, 1824. Original colour. Sheet 150 x 180mm.
A miniature map of Europe within an ornate frame.
[Ref: 15055]    £180.00 ($239 • €210 rates)


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