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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

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

A mid-18th century double-hemisphere world map

DELISLE, Guillaume.

Mappemonde à l'usage du Roy par Guillaume Delisle 1.er Géographe de S.M. 1720. Augmentée en 1755 des Nouv.lles Découveries...
Paris: Philippe Buache, 1755. Coloured. 445 x 680mm.

Stock ID : 22322

£1,500

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 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

18th century double-hemisphere world map

MONATH, Peter Conrad.

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

Stock ID : 20464

£1,250

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 mid 18th century double-hemisphere world map

JAGEN, Jan van.

[Untitled world map.]
Amsterdam, Keur, 1748. Coloured. 300 x 450mm.

Stock ID : 21759

£1,200

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 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

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

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

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

Early 19th century double-hemisphere world map

MANNERT, Konrad.

Die Erde in Zwey Halbkugeln...
Nuremberg, Homann Heirs, 1813. Coloured. 425 x 620mm.

Stock ID : 20566

£650

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 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 decorative 18th century double-hemisphere world map

HUBNER, Johann.

[Untitled world map.] Tab. I. ad Geograph. et Astronom.
Leipzig: Hubner, c.1760. Coloured. 205 x 240mm.

Stock ID : 21750

£600

A double-hemisphere world map in fine colour.

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Le Globe Terrestre.
Amsterdam, c.1605, French text edition. Fine contemporary colour. 90 x 125mm, with letterpress surtitle.

Stock ID : 22808

£460

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

18th century double-hemisphere world map

BRION DE LA TOUR, Louis.

Mappe-Monde Dressée pour l'étude de la Geographie...
Paris, Desnos, 1786. Original colour. 280 x 315mm.

Stock ID : 17559

£400

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

Decorative 19th century world map

LEVASSEUR, Victor.

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

Stock ID : 13631

£400

The world in two polar hemispheres

MOITHEY, Maurille Antoine.

Le Globe Terrestre Vu en convexe par les deux Poles, l'Equateur Servant d'horison.
Paris, c.1770. Coloured. 265 x 415mm.

Stock ID : 22476

£380

An uncommon Ptolemaic world map

BERTIUS, Petrus.

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

Stock ID : 21189

£300

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

The Eastern Hemisphere

TALLIS, John.

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

Stock ID : 18509

£250

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