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  GLOBES 

CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [Two globe gores depicting the north Atlantic and western Europe and Africa]
[Two gores from Coronelli's 18" diameter globe.] Venice, c. 1693. Two plates, sheets 390 x 170 (at most).
Two contiguous globe gores from the Northern Hemisphere of an 18" globe. The western sheet shows Greenland (with the mythical 'Frobisher's Strait'), the Grand Banks, the Azores and the Cape Verde Islands, with vignettes of Eskimos, canoes and seals. T the eastern sheet shows Iceland, the British Isles and North Sea, France & Netherlands, Iberia and Africa including Algeria and thew Gulf of Benin. The edges of the sheets suggest they were issued separately, and not in Coronelli's 'Il Libro dei Globi'.
[Ref: 19594]    £950.00 ($1,180 • €1,055 rates)


GREUTER, Matthaus. [Three celestial globe gores with Virgo, Libra and Boötes]
[Three gores from a 49cm diameter celestial globe.] Rome: Giovanni Giacomo de Rossi, 1695?. Three sheets, each 370 x 135mm at base. Trimmed for use, a little toning.
A group of three contiguous globe gores from the Northern Hemisphere of a 49cm celestial globe with 24 gores. The constellations include the zodiac signs of Virgo and Libra, Boötes, Coma Berenices, Corona Borealis, Serpens and the tail of Ursa Major. The gores were first published in 1636 in Rome; we are assuming these come from the more common de Rossi edition, but there is nothing to indicate which edition they are.
[Ref: 19593]    £950.00 ($1,180 • €1,055 rates)


DELAMARCHE, Charles François. [A French globe from the beginning of the 19th century]
Globe Terrestre Dressé d'après les Découvertes du Capitaine Cook et augmenté de celles du Capit. La Pérouse. Par F.F. Delamarche Géog. Suc. de Vaugondy 1801. Paris: Delamarche, 1801. Globe, 210mm diameter, engraved gores with original hand colour on wooden stand, height 500mm, with cardboard full meridian and horizon band, both with engraved scales. Some minor restoration.
An attractive terrestrial globe showing the discoveries of Captains James Cook (1728-79) and Jean François de Galaup, comte de Lapérouse (1741-88?), in Australiasia and the Pacific. Tasmania is still joined to the mainland, so the cartography predates the voyage of Matthew Flinders and George Bass around the island. The globe is decorated with rococo cartouches for the title and scale, with illustrations of the zodiac signs on the horizon band.
[Ref: 19462]    £14,000.00 including VAT ($17,388 • €15,540 rates)


  WORLD 
 World & Continent Sets 

CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [A fine pair of 17th century hemispheres in Coronelli's unique style]
Planisfero del Mondo Nouvo... [&] Planisfero de Mondo Vecchio... Venice, c.1690. Old colour. Two sheets, each c.460 x 620mm.
A decorative pair of maps of the hemispheres within finely engraved borders showing the Zodiac. Points of interest include California as an island, the huge island of Jesso reaching almost to California and the partial outline of New Zealand.
[Ref: 19592]    £3,250.00 ($4,037 • €3,608 rates)


 World Maps 

HONTER, Johannes. [Honter's unusual cordiform world map]
Universalis Cosmographia. Zurich: c.1546. Woodcut. Sheet 155 x 185mm. A very fine example.
A very interesting cordiforum (heart-shaped) world map after Waldseemüller, cut by Heinrich Vogtherr the Elder for Honter's 'Rudimenta Cosmographica', but widely used by other publishers. On the back are two more woodcuts: a globe set in text and half of Honter's map of Iberia. SHIRLEY: 86.
[Ref: 19487]    £1,600.00 ($1,987 • €1,776 rates)


HONDIUS, Jodocus. [16th century map of the World after Ortelius]
Typus Orbis Terrarum. Amsterdam c.1600. Coloured. 90 x 125mm.
A miniature map of the world on Ortelius's oval projection, engraved by Jodocus Hondius fro Barent Langenes's 'Caerte-Thresoor', but this example from an early edition of Petrus Bertius's pocket geography. SHIRLEY: 211.
[Ref: 19625]    £320.00 ($397 • €355 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 ($1,863 • €1,665 rates)


FRANCESCHINI, F [World on Mercator's projection]
Mappamondo in proiezione di Mercator. Italian, c.1810. Original colour. 335 x 485mm. Binding folds flattened.
World map on Mercator's Projection, but with the Pacific Ocean in the centre of the map. South east Australia is marked 'T.a Napoleone'.
[Ref: 19505]    £150.00 ($186 • €167 rates)


JANNOT, J.B. [A world map as a chocolatier's competition]
Le Tour du Monde en 120 images Grand Concours du Chocalat Menier. Paris: Chocolat Menier, 1956. Poster map, sheet 645 x 995mm. Laid on canvas.
A map of the world centred on the Pacific with a route around the globe, starting and finishing in Paris. Underneath the map an area to fix 120 'tickets' collected from Menier chocolate products, with three that give clues to 'Enigmas' that had to be solved. The artist was J.B. Jannot, who used the pen-name Jan-Loup. He worked as an illustrator for Lisette magazine in the 1950s and early 1960s, as well as authoring his own comic stories and producing book jackets.
[Ref: 19369]    £800.00 ($994 • €888 rates)


HORSEY, David. [A serio-comic map satirising Ronald Reagan's view of the World]
The World According to Ronald Reagan. Seattle: AA Graphics Inc., 1982. Lithographic map, printed in black and brown. Sheet 585 x 895mm.
A caricature map of the world, depicting President Reagan as a sheriff, his hands twitching over his six-guns as he eyes Leonid Brezhnev in the USSR. The president's figure fills an exaggerated California, with the rest of the U.S. divided between the Mid and South-West ('Republicans and Other Real Americans'), the North-east ('Democrats and Welfare Bums'), with a special mention for San Francisco ('Homos'). South of the border is 'Mariachi Land', El Salvador, 'Our Canal' and 'Banana Land'. Cuba is a 'Soviet Colony' and the Falklands Islands, in the year of the Falkland War against Argentina, are almost as big as South America. Across the Atlantic the UK is marked Thatcher Land, France is labelled 'Socialists and Pacifists' and Africa is divided between Egypt and 'Negroes'. In Asia, a huge Israel also contains Beirut; Arabia is marked 'Our Oil' and Persia 'Muslim Fanatics'; mainland China is 'Their China' and Taiwan 'Our China'; and and 'Japan Corporation' is shaped like a car. In the Indian Ocean is a compass rose, with a central image of Granny and her apple pie , cardinal points 'West (Us)' and 'East (Them)'. David Horsey (b. 1951) was an editorial cartoonist working for the Seattle Post Intelligencer when he drew this, the first of two world maps focusing on Reagan foreign policy (the second, 1987, shows Gorbachev as his foe). He won the Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Cartooning in 1999 and 2003. He now works for the Los Angeles Times.
[Ref: 19605]    £1,600.00 ($1,987 • €1,776 rates)


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