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Records: 11 to 20 of 1027
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FER, Nicolas de. [First Edition of De Fer's map of Europe]
L'Europe, Suivant les Nouvelles Observations de de L'Academie Royale des Sciences... Paris, 1700. Original outlne colour 230 x 340mm.
De Fer’s map of the Continent of Europe, from L’Atlas Curieux ou le monde, shows large German and Polish Empires bordering the Turkish Empire. The map also includes Asia Minor, the northern coast of Africa, and the Middle East.
[Ref: 18116]    £260.00 ($341 • €292 rates)

DOPPELMAYR, Johann Gabriel. [The path of the 1706 total solar eclipse over Europe]
Eclipseos Solis Totalis cum mora, d.12 Maji 1706, horis autem: in Europa celebratæ… Amsterdam: Pieter Schenk, c.1710. Original colour. 485 x 570mm. Minor repairs in bottom margin.
A rare map of the route of the 1706 solar eclipse across Europe, which was total across southern Spain and France, central Germany, northern Poland, Livonia, eastern Finland and Russian Lapland. One diagram explains the science of an eclipse and another predicts the path of the 1715 eclipse, the one observed by Halley.
[Ref: 18580]    £1,400.00 ($1,834 • €1,574 rates)

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 ($2,620 • €2,248 rates)

BEREY, Nicolas. [An early 18th century sea chart of Europe]
Nouvelle Carte Marine de Tous les Ports de L'Europe sur L'Ocean et sur la Mediterranée... Paris, Bernard Jean Hyacinthe Jaillot, c.1720. Original outline colour. 525 x 770mm. A good impression on heavy paper.
A separately-issued sea chart of Europe, engraved by Berey c.1650, here published by his grandson. A finely-engraved martial title cartouche fills the top right corner, a scale cartouche with eleven different national measures fills the top left. The dedication is to Louis Phélypeaux (1643-1727), Louis XIV's Secretary of the Navy. An uncommon yet influential publication: John Bowles had an English version engraved by Sutton Nichols, published c.1720. See BAYNTON-WILLIAMS: Investing in Maps p. 92, for illus. of English edition.
[Ref: 16629]    £2,200.00 ($2,882 • €2,473 rates)

HOMANN, Johann Christoph. [18th century map of the Holy Roman Empire]
Tabula Geographica Europæ Austriacæ Generalis sive Regionem Terrarumque Omnium ac Singularum Augustissimæ Domui Austriacæ Hereditariarum... Nuremberg, c.1725. Original colour. 505 x 590mm.
A decorative map of the dominions of the Holy Roman Empire in Austria, Hungary, Germany, the Netherlands and Italy, dedicated to Charles VI. To left is a pillar decorated with medallion portraits of the emperors in chronological order, surmounted with a bust of Charles. Johann Christoph was the son of Johann Baptist, and took over the family business on his father's death in 1724. However he only survived his father by six years, dying at the age of twenty-nine. From then on the firm took on the rather anonymous appellation 'Homann's Heirs'.
[Ref: 17957]    £650.00 ($852 • €731 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 ($1,965 • €1,686 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 ($8,515 • €7,306 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 ($3,275 • €2,810 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 ($917 • €787 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 ($2,882 • €2,473 rates)

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