INDEX

Magini's edition of Ptolemy's Geography

MAGINI, Giovanni Antonio.

Geografia cioè Descrittione Universale della Terra Partita in due volumni, Nel Primo de' quali si contengono gli Otto Libri della Geographia di Cl. Tolomeo...
Venice: Giovanni Battista & Giorgio Galignani, 1597-8. Quarto, contemporary vellum; 2 parts in 1; title; pp. (ii) + (124) + (44) + [blank] + (28) (index); and title + 424 (pages numbered by leaf) + (57) (index); full-page world map and 63 maps set in the text.

Stock ID : 18701

£6,500

Porcacchi's Isolario

PORCACCHI, Tomaso.

L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo Descritte da Thomaso Porcacchi da Castiglione Arrentino e intagliate da Girolamo Porro Con l'Aggiunta di molte Isole.
Venice: Heirs of Simon Galignani, 1604. Folio, rebound in full vellum; pp. (xxii)+211; engraved title, 48 engraved maps in text, numerous woodcut emblems. Complete.

Stock ID : 18695

£4,500

The first Hondius issue of Mercator's edition of Ptolemy's Geography

PTOLEMY, Claudius.

Claudii Ptolemaei Alexandrini. Geographiae libri octo Graeco-Latini...
Amsterdam: Cornelis Nicolai and Jodocus Hondius, 1605. Folio (425 x 280mm), contemporary red morocco gilt, arabesque central ornament within fillet and roll-tool frames, single ornament in spine compartments, remains of silk ties; pp. (10)+215+(32)(index); engr. title, portrait of Mercator in text and 28 double-page engraved maps with Latin text on verso.

Stock ID : 22505

£18,000

A fine example of the First Edition of Camden's 'Britannia' with maps

CAMDEN, William.

Britannia, sive Florentissimorum Regnorum Angliæ, Scotiæ, Hiberniæ, et Insularem adiacentium ex intima antiquate, Chorographica descriptio: Nunc postremò recognita, plurimis locis magna accessione adaucta, & Chartis Chorographicis illustrata.
London: George Bishop & John Norton, 1607. First Folio Edition. 18th century full calf gilt, maroon morocco title label, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers; pp. (xiv) + 860 + (230) (corrigenda and indexes); engraved title page and 57 maps (all but two double-page), nine plates and numerous woodcut illustrations in text

Stock ID : 19663

£6,500

A two-part 18th century atlas of the ancient and modern worlds

KOEHLER, Johann David.

Descriptio orbis antiqui in XLIV tabulis exhibita...; Atlas Manualis Scholasticus et Itinerarius...
Nuremberg: Christoph Weigel, 1720. Two works in one,. Folio, full panelled calf, spine in compartments, gilt, with morocco title label; Containing overall 60 maps in full original colour as follows: Part 1: engr. title & index, 44 double-page maps, as called for; Part II; engr. title & index, 16 double-page maps, as called for.

Stock ID : 22674

£4,750

A pocket atlas of England and Wales

WALLIS, James.

Lewis's New Traveller's Guide, or a Pocket Edition of the English Counties, Containing all the Direct & Cross Roads in England and Wales. With the Distance of each Principal Place from London.
London: William Lewis, 1819-27. Octavo, original half calf gilt, publisher's label on fron board; frontispiece general map in original colour, engr. title, pp. (viii), and 42 maps in original colour (one folding), as called for, each with 2pp. text.

Stock ID : 20636

£900