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  WORLD 
 World Maps 

LA FEUILLE, Daniel de. [18th century miniature double hemisphere world]
Mapemonde Planisphere ou Carte Generale Du Monde. Amsterdam, Jeanne de la Feuille, c.1720. Coloured. 130 x 220mm. In good condition, with folds as issued.
A double-hemisphere world, showing California as an island and the southern landmass of Antarctica is named Terres Antartques. From Atlas portatif, ou, le nouveau theatre de la guerre en Europe
[Ref: 18637]    £220.00 ($280 • €247 rates)


CLUVER, Philip. [An early 18th century double-hemisphere world]
Typus Orbis Terrarum. Amsterdam, c.1730. Coloured. 160 x 305mm.
Double hemisphere world with allegorical figures of the continents in the corners and Atlas supporting the world on his shoulders in the lower cusp, surrounded by fire and wind heads. The map shows California as a peninsular and Terra Australis Incognita is oversized. First published 1697. SHIRLEY: 586.
[Ref: 18081]    £680.00 ($864 • €764 rates)


SEUTTER, Matthäus. [World map in a double-hemisphere projection]
Diversi Globi Terr-Aquei Statione Variante et Visu Intercedente per Coluros Tropicorum.. Augsburg, c.1730. Original colour. 270 x 210mm.
Seutter's smaller double-hemisphere world map, with celestial spheres in the cusps. California appears as an island; Ezo is a large adjunct to Japan, with 'Campangie Land' just to the north; and Australia and New Zealand are partial outlines.
[Ref: 18947]    £800.00 ($1,017 • €898 rates)


HEYDT. Johann Wolfgang. [A double-hemisphere world map]
Welt Charten, worauf die Reise nach Indien, und wider zuruck nach Europa, mit Puncten angewiesen nebst denen Konigreichen, vornehmsten Insuln, Gewassern, und Landern, so der er Benahmungen, das mehreste in Deutschen zu lessen ist Wilhermsdorf: J.C. Tetschner, 1744. 235 x 270mm.
A German double-hemisphere map of the world, with a North Pole projection in the upper cusp. A plate from the 'Allerneuster geographisch- und topographischer Schau-Platz von Africa und Ost-Indien'.
[Ref: 17069]    £900.00 ($1,144 • €1,011 rates)


HOMANN HEIRS. [A mid-18th century double-hemisphere map of the world]
Planiglobii Terrestris Mappa Universalis... Nuremberg, 1746. Original hand colour with additions. 480 x 560mm.
A decorative double hemisphere world map drawn by Georg Moritz Lowitz, based on the work of Professor Johann Mathias Haas. It depicts four polar spheres, each with a different projection, plus two diagrams showing the earth position with the suns solstice. North America is still blank above California and Hudson Bay is open-ended in the north-west corner. In the South Pacific there are partial coastlines of New Zealand and Australia as discovered by Able Tasman. Two large, decorative cartouches contain the titles, one in Latin, the other in French.
[Ref: 15757]    £1,500.00 ($1,907 • €1,685 rates)


BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas. [A large 18th century world chart on Mercator's Projection]
Essay d'une Carte Réduite, Contenant Les Parties Connuees du Globe Terrestre..1748. Paris, c.1748. Coloured. 510 x 710mm. Original folds flattened, with minor repairs.
An early example of this large map of the world on Mercator's Projection, with the coastlines of Australia and New Zealand incomplete. A later state depicts the discoveries of Cook in 1779-70 in Australasia without changing the date.
[Ref: 19591]    £1,500.00 ($1,907 • €1,685 rates)


SCHREIBER, Johann Georg. [18th century double-hemisphere world map]
Globus Terrestris... Leipzig, 1749. Original colour. 180 x 260mm.
A double-hemisphere world published twenty years before Captain Cook's mapping of New Zealand and Australia. The title is in a banner above the map; alternative charts of the Solar System fill the cusps; illustrations of natural phaenomena and short descriptions of the continents run underneath.
[Ref: 16428]    £460.00 ($585 • €517 rates)


BROUCKNER, Isaac. [An unusual broadsheet map of the world with a usage guide]
Carte General du Globe Terrestre, Construite et publiée par le S.r Isaac Brouckner, Géographe de S.M.T.C. Examinée et approuvée par Mr. Daniel Bernoulli. Basle: Jean-Jacques Schorndorff, 1755. Map 235 x 355mm, with letterpress underneath, total sheet size 535 x 380mm.
A map of the world on Mercator's Proection, centred on the Pacific, with some peculiar cartography in the northern reaches of America. Under the map is a guide to using the map in French and German. By Isaac Brouckner (or Bruckner, 1868-1762.)
[Ref: 19257]    £500.00 ($636 • €562 rates)


JANVIER, Jean. [18th century double-hemisphere world map]
Mappe-Monde ou Description du Globe Terrestre... Paris: 1762. Coloured, 310 x 460mm.
A decorative map of the World, with a large rococo title cartouche. The map is pre-Cook: it includes the Muller Peninsula in Alaska, a hypothetical Australian eastern coastline including New Caledonia, and the Sea of the West in North America.
[Ref: 19313]    £700.00 ($890 • €786 rates)


EXPILLY, Jean-Joseph. [Miniature double-hemisphere world map]
Mappemonde Representee en Hemispheres. Paris, 1765. 105 x 165mm.
Small format world map by the French Abbot Jean-Joseph Expilly, published less than five years before Cook's first voyage, so showing only the partial outlines of Australia and New Zealand. Although it is not named, the fictitious 'Mer de l'Ouest' is shown in North America.
[Ref: 17435]    £280.00 ($356 • €314 rates)


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