INDEX

World Maps

Ruysch's 1507 world map, with the earliest obtainable depiction of the Americas

RUYSCH, Johann.

Universalior Cogniti Orbis Tabula Ex Recentibus Confecta Observationibus.
Rome: Bernardinus Venetus de Vitalibus, 1507-8. Two sheets, 400 x 280mm & 400 x 275mm.

Stock ID : 22807

£300,000

16th century woodcut map of the world

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Typus Orbis Universalis.
Basle, Henri Petri, c.1552, Latin text edition. Coloured woodcut. Printed area 265 x 380mm.

Stock ID : 22958

£3,200

A 16th century woodcut map of the world after Ptolemy

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Figura del Mondo Universale.
Basle: Henri Petri, c.1558, Italian text edition. Coloured woodcut. 260 x 340mm.

Stock ID : 22615

£1,300

A rare 16th century world map depicting the aftermath of the Deluge

ARIAS MONTANUS, Benedictus.

Benedict Arias Montanus Sacrae Geographiae Tabulam ex Antiquissimorum Cultor... 1571.
Antwerp: Christopher Plantin, 1571, RARE FIRST STATE. 320 x 530mm.

Stock ID : 22321

£12,500

The most decorative Ptolemaic world map

MERCATOR, Gerard.

Universalis Tabula Iuxta Ptolemaeum.
Amsterdam: Jodocus Hondius Jnr, 1618. Coloured. 350 x 490mm, with wide margins.

Stock ID : 20428

£4,500

The second of Munster's Ptolemaic world maps

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Ptolemeisch General Tafel die halbe Rugel der Welt begreissende.
Basle, Sebastian Petri, c.1588. German text edition. Coloured woodcut, printed area 320 x 360mm.

Stock ID : 22959

£1,400

A scarce world map after Giuseppe Rosaccio

ROSACCIO, Alovisio.

Universale Descrittione di Tutto il Mondo del Ecc.te Gioseppe Rosaccio.
Florence, c.1610. 265 x 310mm.

Stock ID : 22849

£4,500

A world map celebrating the voyage of Willem Schouten

DE BRY, Johann Theodore.

[Guilhelmi Schouten in australem oceanum expeditio.]
Oppenheim: de Bry, c.1619. Engraved map 170 x 210mm, set in letterpress.

Stock ID : 17013

£650

A world map with portraits of the Twelve Cæsars

VISSCHER, Claes Janszoon.

Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula.
Amsterdam, 1652. Fine original colour. 445 x 560mm.

Stock ID : 17720

£20,000

Johannes Blaeu's superb double-hemisphere world map

BLAEU, Johannes.

Nova et Accuratissima Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula.
Amsterdam, 1662, Latin text edition. Original colour. 415 x 540mm, with wide margins.

Stock ID : 22631

£16,500

Pair of 17th century world maps in Coronelli's unique style

CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria.

Planisfero del Mondo Nouvo...; Planisfero de Mondo Vecchio...
Venice, c.1690. Coloured. Two sheets, each c.460 x 620mm.

Stock ID : 22715

£6,800

A scarce double-hemisphere map of the world on a polar projction

BLAEU, Johannes.

Novus Planiglobii Terrestris per Utrumque Polum Conspectus.
Amsterdam, Gerard Valk, c.1695. Original colour. 400 x 530mm.

Stock ID : 22926

£4,000

An uncommon Ptolemaic world map

BERTIUS, Petrus.

Pinax Ptolemaicus Chlamydoeides..
Paris, c.1645. Old colour. 160 x 200mm.

Stock ID : 21189

£300

A scarce Dutch double-hemisphere world

VALK, Gerard & Leonard.

Orbis Terrarum Nova et Accurata Tabula.
Amsterdam: Gerard Valk, c.1700. Original colour. 495 x 585mm.

Stock ID : 22928

£4,200

Mercator's map of the Ptolemaic World

MERCATOR, Gerard.

Universalis Tabula Iuxta Ptolemaeum.
Leiden, c.1700. Coloured. 350 x 490mm.

Stock ID : 21839

£2,400

A scarce Italian double-hemisphere world map

CANALI, Giovanni Battista.

Mappamondo overo Carta Generale del Globo Terrestre Rappresentato in due Planisferij secondo le più moderne Relazioni con aggionta di varie notizie...
Padua, 1701. Coloured. 395 x 595mm.

Stock ID : 22419

£1,900

De Fer's two-sheet world map

FER, Nicolas de.

Mappe-Monde, ou Carte Generale de la Terre. divisée en deux Hemispheres suivant la Projection la plus commune ou tous les points principaux sont placez sur la observations de m.rs de l'Academie Royale des Siences.
Paris, 1705. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined. 435 x 690mm.

Stock ID : 22570

£2,800

A very fine example of Moll's two-sheet map of the world

MOLL, Herman.

A New and Correct Map of The Whole World, Laid Down According to the Newest Discoveries, and the Most Exact Observations.
London: Herman Moll, John Bowles, Thomas Bowles & Philip Overton, 1709. Original outline colour refreshed. Two sheets conjoined, total 700 x 1200mm

Stock ID : 22632

£5,000

Early 18th century double-hemisphere map of the world

BAECK, Elias.

Mapemonde Planisphere ou Carte Generale du Monde.
Augsburg, c.1710. Coloured. 160 x 215mm.

Stock ID : 21747

£400

A mid-18th century double-hemisphere world map

BION, Nicolas.

Mappe-Monde, ou Carte Generale Du Monde En Deux Plans Hemisphere. Suivant la projection de Mr. de la Hire de l'Academie Royale des Sciences, et sur les memoires des Scavans Voyageurs 1744.
Paris, c.1744. Coloured. 165 x 265mm.

Stock ID : 21822

£400

Van der Aa's scarce large-format double-hemisphere world

AA, Pieter van der.

Nova Orbis Terraquei Tabula Accuratissime Delineata.
Leiden, 1713. Coloured. 505 x 665mm.

Stock ID : 21855

£6,500

A Dutch world map with superb borders

MORTIER, Pierre.

Nova Orbis Tabula in Lucem Edita, A. F. De Wit.
Amsterdam: Covens & Mortier, c.1720. Fine original colour. 465 x 540mm.

Stock ID : 22261

£6,800

An 18th century miniature map of the world

DESING, Anselm.

Neuer Atlas von XXIX Hauptkarten zu vermehren mit neben-karten.
Regensburg: Johann Gastl, 1733. Coloured. 115 x 140mm.

Stock ID : 22339

£280

A miniature double-hemisphere world.

SANSON, Nicolas.

Mappe-Monde ou Carte Generale du Globe Terrestre..
Venice: Sebastiano Coleti, 1735. Coloured. 150 x 170mm.

Stock ID : 22166

£600

A mid-18th century Italian world map with allegorical figures of the continents

ALBRIZZI, Giovanni Battista.

Mappamondo, o sia Descrizione Generale del Globo Terrestre ed Acquatico.
Venice, c.1742. Coloured. 295 x 360mm.

Stock ID : 22318

£1,250

Uncommon world map with superb rococo borders

ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, Gilles.

Mappe Monde ou Description du Globe Terrestre...
Paris, 1743. Original outline colour. 470 x 740mm.

Stock ID : 20124

£3,250

An 18th century double-hemisphere world map

HEYDT. Johann Wolfgang.

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. Coloured. 235 x 270mm.

Stock ID : 17069

£650

18th century nautical chart on Mercator's Projection

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas.

An Essay of a New and Compact Map Containing the Known Parts of the Terrestrial Globe by N. Bellin Engineer of the Marine.
The Hague, Pieter de Hondt, c.1750. Coloured. 520 x 700mm.

Stock ID : 22307

£1,800

An 18th century double-hemisphere world map

JEFFERYS, Thomas.

The World Agreable to the latest Discoveries.
London, c.1750. Coloured. 200 x 390mm.

Stock ID : 22871

£550

A superbly decorated 18th century double-hemisphere world map.

SEUTTER, Matthäus.

Diversi Globi Terr-Aquei...
Augsburg, c.1750. Original colour with additions. 500 x 575mm.

Stock ID : 22873

£2,750

18th century double-hemisphere world map

MONATH, Peter Conrad.

Typus Orbis Terrarum.
Nuremberg, 1758. Original colour. 265 x 295mm.

Stock ID : 20464

£1,250

An 18th century double-hemisphere world map

SEUTTER, Matthäus.

Diversi Globi Terr-Aquei Statione Variante et Visu Intercedente per Coluros Tropicorum..
Augsburg: Tobias Conrad Lotter, c.1760. Coloured. 205 x 260mm.

Stock ID : 22867

£900

18th century double-hemisphere world map

JANVIER, Jean.

Mappe-Monde ou Description du Globe Terrestre...
Paris: 1762. Coloured, 310 x 460mm.

Stock ID : 19321

£800

Double-hemisphere world with superbly decorated borders

BEAURAIN, Jean de.

Mappe-Monde dressée sur les Nouvelles découvertes dont les dernieres ont été faites en 1741.
Paris: Louis-Charles Desnos, 1766. Original outline colour. 255 x 340mm.

Stock ID : 22349

£1,250

A double-hemisphere world mapupdated with Cook's Voyages

ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, Didier.

Mappemonde ou Description du Globe Terrestre...
Paris: Antoine Boudet, 1783. Original colour with additions. 490 x 730mm.

Stock ID : 22895

£1,650

The World as known to the Ancients

CASSINI, Giovanni Maria.

Mappa Mondo Antico Diviso Nell'Uno e nell'Altro Continente secondo la mente di Guglielmo Sanson.
Rome, 1801. 360 x 510mm.

Stock ID : 13936

£1,200

A double-hemisphere map of the world on two sheets

LAS CASAS, Emmanuel.

[World] Mappa A. Mappa B.
Venice, G. Tasso, 1832. Original colour. Map 375 x 630mm, with two panels of text, total 375 x 930m.

Stock ID : 21709

£450

The Earth as a celestial object

DE LA BECHE, Henry Thomas.

The Earth Supposed to be seen from Space.
London: Charles Knight, 1834. Mezzotint, 230 x 145mm.

Stock ID : 21112

£180

Decorative 19th century world map

LEVASSEUR, Victor.

Planisphère.
Paris, Pelissier, c.1845. Original colour. 310 x 410mm.

Stock ID : 13631

£400

The Eastern Hemisphere

TALLIS, John.

Eastern Hemisphere.
London, J. & F. Tallis, 1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, 265 x 330mm.

Stock ID : 18509

£250

A late-19th century double-hemisphere world map in Cyrillic

IL'IN, A.

[Cyrillic - Western Hemisphere. Eastern Hemisphere.]
St Petersburg, c.1890. Chromolithographic map, dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 910 x 1610mm.

Stock ID : 19431

£1,900

A rare American missionary map on linen

OHMAN, August R.

Missionary Map of the World Showing the Prevailing Religions of its Various Nations and the Central Stations of All Protestant Missionary Societies.
New York: August R. Ohman & Co. Inc, c.1906. Colour-printed wood engraving on two linen sheets stitched together, total 1250 x 2120mm.

Stock ID : 17967

£3,400

The British Empire at its height

GROSS, Alexander.

Commercial & Political Map of the World on Mercator's Projection. The British Empire Coloured prominently in Red.
London: Geographia Ltd, c.1920. Colour lithograph, printed area 950 x 1460mm, dissected and laid on linen as issued.

Stock ID : 22854

£900

Souvenir flag for the Silver Jubilee of George V & Queen Mary

Anonymous.

Twenty-Fifth Anniversary. 1910-1935.
1935. Colour-printed wood engraving on linen. 570 x 820mm.

Stock ID : 18048

£750

A world map as a chocolatier's competition

JANNOT, J.B.

Le Tour du Monde en 120 images Grand Concours du Chocalat Menier.
Paris: Chocolat Menier, 1956. Poster map, sheet 645 x 995mm.

Stock ID : 21850

£800