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  GLOBES 

SUMIRA, Sylvia. The Art and History of Globes. A profusely-illustrated guide to old globes New.
A well-written guide to globes, with detailed descriptions of examples from 1492 to the end of the nineteenth century.
[Ref: 14996]    £30.00 ($39 • €35 rates)


  WORLD 
 World Maps 

BRION DE LA TOUR, Louis. [Pair of maps of the Western & Eastern Hemispheres]
Hémisphère Occidental. [&] Hémisphère Oriental. Desnos, Paris, 1786. Original colour. Each 235 x 265mm within extra border containing letterpress.
A pair of maps from the 'Géographie Moderne, Historique et Politique, showing the Western & Eastern hemispheres. Despite the date the maps show the pre-Cook outlines of Australia, New Zealand and Alaska.
[Ref: 14218]    £240.00 ($310 • €283 rates)


FADEN, William. [Miniature map of the Northern Hemisphere]
Northern Hemisphere. London: Faden, 1798. Original colour. Sheet size 155 x 180 mm.
The Northern Hemisphere engraved by William Palmer for Faden's 'Atlas Minimus Universalis'. William Faden was geographer to George III.
[Ref: 16333]    £120.00 ($155 • €142 rates)


FADEN, William. [Miniature Southern Hemisphere Map]
Southern Hemisphere. London: Faden, 1798. Original colour. Sheet size 155 x 180 mm.
The Southern Hemisphere engraved by William Palmer for Faden's 'Atlas Minimus Universalis'. William Faden was geographer to George III.
[Ref: 16334]    £120.00 ($155 • €142 rates)


FADEN, William. [Maps of the Eastern and Western Hemispheres]
The Old World or the Easternn Hemisphere. [&]The New World or the Western Hemisphere. London: Faden, 1798. Original colour. Two sheets, each 155 x 180mm.
Pair of hemispheres showing the old world or eastern hemisphere and the new world or western hemisphere engraved by William Palmer for Faden's 'Atlas Minimus Universalis'. William Faden was geographer to George III.
[Ref: 16330]    £180.00 ($232 • €212 rates)


IUNCK, J. [World map showing the Geography of plants]
Geografia Delle Piante. Turin, 1854. Original colour. 350 x 450mm.
An interesting Italian guide to the geography of plants, and how they are divided by height and latitude.
[Ref: 17213]    £240.00 ($310 • €283 rates)


ARMITAGE, Geoff & BAYNTON-WILLIAMS, Ashley. [Detailed study of British world maps]
The World at their Fingertips: Eighteenth-Century British Two-Sheet Double-Hemisphere World Maps. Vaduz: Sylvia Ioannou Foundation; & London: British Library, 2012. Oblong 4to, cloth & illus. d/w, pp. 262, profusely illustrated. New.
A look at large-format double-hemisphere world maps, with facinating background detail about the London map trade.
[Ref: 13577]    £45.00 ($58 • €53 rates)


 Polar Maps 

MULLER, Johann Ulrich. [Uncommon Miniature Map of Arctic]
[Die Nord=Pol-Lander...] Ulm, 1692. 70 x 80mm, set in text.
Charming miniature map, with a letterpress text in German.
[Ref: 8946]    £180.00 ($232 • €212 rates)


  AMERICA 

MALLET, Alain Manesson. [Miniature antique map of the Americas, with California as an island]
Nouveau Continent ou Amerique. Paris, 1683. Coloured. 150 x 110mm.
Original antique map of America, with California as an island, from Mallet's 'Description de l'Univers'. McLAUGHLIN: 86, state 1.
[Ref: 12545]    £180.00 ($232 • €212 rates)


BRION DE LA TOUR, Louis. [Map of the Americas with a separately-printed border]
L'Amerique Dressée pour l'étude de la Geographie... Paris: Desnos, 1766. Original colour. Total printed area 285 x 315mm.
A decorative map of the Americas with a decorative title cartouche and a frame-like printed border. The map shows the North West Passage as a waterway t the Great Lakes.
[Ref: 14330]    £220.00 ($284 • €260 rates)


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