New Additions

A serio-comic map satirising Ronald Reagan's view of the World

HORSEY, David.

The World According to Ronald Reagan.

Seattle: AA Graphics Inc., 1982. Lithographic map, printed in black and brown. Sheet 585 x 895mm.

Stock ID : 22891

£1,400

Venus and Cupid travelling to Cyprus in a shell

LAIRESSE, Gerard de.

[Water.] G. Lairesse inuentor et sculpsit.

Amsterdam, c.1677. Etching. 210 x 165mm.

Stock ID : 22978

£300

The Universe from a 16th century edition of Virgil's 'Georgics'

VIRGIL.

Iccirco certis dimensum partibus orbem...

Strassburg?, c.1502. Old colour. Woodcut, 180 x 145mm, set in Latin text.

Stock ID : 23044

£850

An 18th century map of Africa below the Equator

CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham.

Carte du Royaume de Congo, du Monomotapa et de la Cafrerie,...

Amsterdam, c.1720, Coloured, 405 x 515mm.

Stock ID : 22880

£380

An 18th century map of Northwest Africa

CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham.

Carte de la Barbarie, Nigritie et de la Guinée avec les Pays Voisins,...

Amsterdam, c.1720, Coloured, 400 x 507mm.

Stock ID : 22881

£340

18th century descriptive plate about American tribes

CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham.

Carte qui Contient la Maniere dont se fait la Chasse des Boeufs Sauvages et des Elans, Le Grand Saut de la Riviere de Niagra,...

Amsterdam, c.1720. Coloured. 370 x 430mm.

Stock ID : 22882

£280

18th century Illustrations of North America including beavers

CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham.

Description des Castors & de Leur Industrie...

Amsterdam, c.1720. Coloured. 380 x 440mm.

Stock ID : 22883

£280

The Windward Islands in the early 18th century

CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham.

Carte des Antilles Françoises et des Isles Voisines...

Amsterdam, c.1720. Coloured. 475 x 330mm.

Stock ID : 22884

£350

An early 18th century map of North & Central America

CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham.

Carte Contenant le Royaume du Mexique et la Floride, Dressez sur les meilleurs observations & sur les Mémoires les plus Nouveau.

Amsterdam, 1719. Coloured. 400 x 515mm.

Stock ID : 22885

£900

An early 18th century map of Canada

CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham.

Carte du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France, & des Découvertes qui y ont Été Faites,...

Amsterdam, 1719. Coloured. 415 x 530mm.

Stock ID : 22886

£1,100

An early 18th century map of Denmark

CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham.

Nouvelle Carte Geographique du Royaume de Dannemarck avec une table des Villes les Plus Remarquables

Amsterdam, c.1719. Coloured. 415 x 530mm.

Stock ID : 22887

£320

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

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

One of the earliest obtainable views of Florence

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Florencia.

Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, December 1493, German text edition. Coloured woodcut, image 250 x 525mm, set in a page of text.

Stock ID : 22848

£1,800

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 pirate edition of Morden & Lea's map of London

MORDEN, Robert & LEA, Philip.

This Actual Survey of London, Westminster & Southwark Is humbly dedicated to ye L.d Mayor & Court of Aldermen.

Amsterdam: Jean Covens & Cornelis Mortier, c.1750. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 595 x 975mm.

Stock ID : 22890

£5,000

Detailed plan of London under William IV

FADEN, William.

Plan of London and Westminster with the Borough of Southwark; Reduced from the Large Plan in Forty Sheets.

London: James Wyld, 1842. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, total 740 x 1040mm.

Stock ID : 22893

£3,000

A scarce propaganda poster of India at the end of the Second World War

Anonymous.

India. India's Economic Future.

Leeds & London: Alf Cooke Ltd for H.M. Stationery Office, c.1946. Chromolithograph, sheet 750 x 500mm.

Stock ID : 22894

£1,350

An incunable prospect of Genoa in rare comtemporary colour

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Genua.

Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1493, Latin text edition. Original colour. Woodcut, image 190 x 220mm, set in a page of text.

Stock ID : 23035

£950

17th century map of Eastern and Southern Africa

BLOME, Richard.

A Mapp of the Higher and Lower Aethiopia, Comprehending ye Several Kingdomes, &c. in each. To Witt, in the Empire of the Abissines, The Coast of Zanguebar, Abex, and Aian, with the Kingdomes of Nubia, and Biafara, &c. In the Lower Aethiopia The Kingdom of Congo, ye Empire of the Monomotapa and Monoemugy, ye Coast and Landes of Cafres, and of this side Cape Negres, With the Isles of Madagascar, &c.

London, 1670. Coloured 305 x 410mm.

Stock ID : 15253

£800

A scarce 17th century plan of Cologne

JANSSON, Jan.

Colonia Agrippina. Cölln.

Amsterdam: sons of Johannes Jansson van Waeseberg, 1682. 390 x 500mm.

Stock ID : 16061

£500

An 1884 satire featuring the famous Russian Octopus

GROSSI, Augusto.

Ricreazioni Politiche. Récréations Politiques.

Bologna: Il Papagallo, 1884. Chromolithograph. Sheet 425 x 610mm.

Stock ID : 16585

£800

A view in New Zealand from Cook's first visit

HAWKESWORTH, John.

No 17. [A view of a perforated rock in Tolaga Bay in New Zealand.]

London: Strahan and Cadell, 1773. 270 x 235mm.

Stock ID : 16688

£70

19th century town plan of New York

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.

New York.

London, Charles Knight: 1844. Original ouline colour. Steel-engraving 320 x 380mm.

Stock ID : 17043

£450

A detailed Victorian plan of Plymouth

TALLIS, John.

Plymouth, Devonport and Stonehouse.

London, J. & F. Tallis & Co., c.1851. Steel engraving, printed area 270 x 350mm.

Stock ID : 17732

£120

A prospect of Pre-Fire London

AA, Pieter van der.

Londres, Capitale de l'Angleterre.

Leiden, c.1720. Coloured. 225 x 285mm.

Stock ID : 17890

£700

The First Issue of the iconic map of the London Underground

BECK, Henry C.

Map of London's Underground Railways. A new design for an old map.

London: The Underground Group, 1933. Colour-printed map on paper, 155 x 255mm, folded twice as issued.

Stock ID : 18042

£2,600

Map of Cape Colony with vignettes

TALLIS, John.

Cape Colony.

London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, 260 x 325mm.

Stock ID : 18541

£150

16th century map of Cyprus & the islands of the Aegean

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Insular Aliquot Aegaei Maris Antiqua Descrip.

Antwerp, 1595, Latin text edition. Fine original colour. 360 x 470mm.

Stock ID : 19478

£1,250

18th century town plan of the Hague

FER, Nicolas de.

La Haie sejour ordinaire de la cour Hollandois.

Paris, 1705. 235 x 340mm.

Stock ID : 20131

£180

Captain Cook's first map of New South Wales

COOK, James.

Carte de la N.le Galles Merid.le ou de Côte Orientale del N.le Hollande Découverte et visitée par le Lieutenant J.Cook Commandant de L'Endeavour, Vaisseau de sa Majesté 1770.

Paris, Saillant et Nyon & Panckouke, 1774. Coloured. 375 x 785mm.

Stock ID : 20274

£950

A French edition of Cook's map of Hawaii

COOK, James.

Carte des Isles Sandwich.

Paris, Bonne c.1785. Coloured. 240 x 370mm.

Stock ID : 20351

£500

A 17th century Dutch map of Arabia

JANSSON, Jan.

Arabiae Felicis, Petraeae et Desertae nova at accurata delineatio.

Amsterdam, c.1666, Latin edition. Old colour. 440 x 510mm.

Stock ID : 20357

£2,400

A striking 18th century map of the Russian Empire

SEUTTER, Matthäus.

Spatiosissimum Imperium Russiae Magnae..

Augsburg, c.1735. Original colour. 495 x 565mm

Stock ID : 20405

£1,000

Very decorative set of 7 maps of the World & Continents

LEVASSEUR, Victor.

[Set of World & 6 Continents.]

Paris, A. Combette, c.1840. Original outline colour on the maps, the borders with additional colour. Seven steel-engravings, ea. c.310 x 410mm.

Stock ID : 20439

£1,400

A 17th century map of Persia

MERIAN, Matthaus.

Persia Sive Sophorum Regnum.

Frankfurt, c.1650. Coloured. 270 x 350mm.

Stock ID : 20494

£380

A classic 18th century map of Europe

SEUTTER, Matthäus.

Europa Religionis Christianae Morum et Pacis ac Belliartium Culto Omnium Terrarum Orbis...

Augsburg, c.1730. Original colour with additions to the cartouches. 495 x 575mm.

Stock ID : 20772

£700

The first printed map of Cook's Strait

COOK, James.

Chart of Cook's Strait in New Zealand.

London: Strachan & Cadell, 1773. 280 x 290mm.

Stock ID : 20889

£500

Detailed map of Genoa & Liguria

MAGGI, Gia. Battista.

Carta Corografica della divisione di Genova.

Turin, Maggi, 1858. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, 565 x 725mm.

Stock ID : 21204

£680

Mid 19th century map of Japan & Korea with decorative vignettes

TALLIS, John.

Japan & Corea.

London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Steel engraving with original outline colour. 260 x 340mm.

Stock ID : 21621

£160

Folding map of the environs of London in fine colour

MOGG, Edward.

Mogg's Twenty Four Miles Round London.

London, Mogg, 1817. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued, total 615 x 570mm, with original slipcase.

Stock ID : 21770

£650

Mid 19th century map of the Province of Syria

TALLIS, John.

Syria.

London, J. & F. Tallis, c.1851. Steel engraving with original outline colour. 340 x 255mm.

Stock ID : 21799

£130

The famous fantasy map of Asia as Pegasus

BÜNTING, Heinrich.

Asia Secunda pars Terrae in Forma Pegasir.

Hanover, 1581-. Woodcut. Printed area 300 x 370mm.

Stock ID : 21948

£2,750

A leaflet map of the London Underground for Piccadilly Line users

GILL, Leslie MacDonald.

Map of the UndergrounD Railways of London.

London: Dangerfield Printing Co., October 1925. Folding map, with card covers, 210 x 255mm.

Stock ID : 22157

£340

A rare early account of the Battle of Lepanto, 1571

Anonymous.

Raccolto di Tutto il Successo Seguito da che si Fermò la Santa Lega de' Christiani per n.s. Pio quinto fino a questo giorno. Nel quale si contiene ogni particolar auiso della battaglia & rotta nauale data all'armata turchesca per il sereniss. don Giouanni d'Austria generale dell'armata di detta santa lega. Per auisi hauuti da sua serenita e da altri signori ritrouatisi presenti in detto conflitto. Agiuntoui il particular auiso della presa di Margaritti, col vero disegno de l'una e l'altra armata, con la descrittione di detta battaglia. Di piu con vn raguaglio dell' Occialiì. [&] Del Successo dell'Armata della Santa Lega dell anno 1571.

Rome: Heirs of Antonio Blado, c.1571. Pamphlet, pp. (iv), with woodcut map set in letterpress. Side bound in later limp boards, with additional 4 pp. Italian letterpress.

Stock ID : 22215

£8,500

The rare first issue of Blaeu's plan of Catania in fine original colour

BLAEU, Johannes.

Catana Patria S.Agathae Virg. et Mart.

Amsterdam, 1663. Fine original colour, with gold highlights. 420 x 530mm.

Stock ID : 22249

£1,800

A 17th century townplan of Oxford

HERMANNIDES, Rutger.

Oxonium. Oxford.

Amsterdam: Aegidius Janssonius Valckenier, c.1661. Coloured. 110 x 130mm.

Stock ID : 22788

£280

A large view of the newly-completed Brooklyn Bridge

CURRIER & IVES.

The Great East River Suspension Bridge. Connecting the Cities of New York and Brooklyn. View from Brooklyn, Looking West.

New York: Currier & Ives, 1886. Tinted lithograph, sheet 590 x 875mm.

Stock ID : 22791

£5,000

INDEX

New Additions

A serio-comic map satirising Ronald Reagan's view of the World

HORSEY, David.

The World According to Ronald Reagan.

Seattle: AA Graphics Inc., 1982. Lithographic map, printed in black and brown. Sheet 585 x 895mm.

Stock ID : 22891

£1,400

Venus and Cupid travelling to Cyprus in a shell

LAIRESSE, Gerard de.

[Water.] G. Lairesse inuentor et sculpsit.

Amsterdam, c.1677. Etching. 210 x 165mm.

Stock ID : 22978

£300

The Universe from a 16th century edition of Virgil's 'Georgics'

VIRGIL.

Iccirco certis dimensum partibus orbem...

Strassburg?, c.1502. Old colour. Woodcut, 180 x 145mm, set in Latin text.

Stock ID : 23044

£850

An 18th century map of Africa below the Equator

CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham.

Carte du Royaume de Congo, du Monomotapa et de la Cafrerie,...

Amsterdam, c.1720, Coloured, 405 x 515mm.

Stock ID : 22880

£380

An 18th century map of Northwest Africa

CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham.

Carte de la Barbarie, Nigritie et de la Guinée avec les Pays Voisins,...

Amsterdam, c.1720, Coloured, 400 x 507mm.

Stock ID : 22881

£340

18th century descriptive plate about American tribes

CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham.

Carte qui Contient la Maniere dont se fait la Chasse des Boeufs Sauvages et des Elans, Le Grand Saut de la Riviere de Niagra,...

Amsterdam, c.1720. Coloured. 370 x 430mm.

Stock ID : 22882

£280

18th century Illustrations of North America including beavers

CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham.

Description des Castors & de Leur Industrie...

Amsterdam, c.1720. Coloured. 380 x 440mm.

Stock ID : 22883

£280

The Windward Islands in the early 18th century

CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham.

Carte des Antilles Françoises et des Isles Voisines...

Amsterdam, c.1720. Coloured. 475 x 330mm.

Stock ID : 22884

£350

An early 18th century map of North & Central America

CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham.

Carte Contenant le Royaume du Mexique et la Floride, Dressez sur les meilleurs observations & sur les Mémoires les plus Nouveau.

Amsterdam, 1719. Coloured. 400 x 515mm.

Stock ID : 22885

£900

An early 18th century map of Canada

CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham.

Carte du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France, & des Découvertes qui y ont Été Faites,...

Amsterdam, 1719. Coloured. 415 x 530mm.

Stock ID : 22886

£1,100

An early 18th century map of Denmark

CHATELAIN, Henri Abraham.

Nouvelle Carte Geographique du Royaume de Dannemarck avec une table des Villes les Plus Remarquables

Amsterdam, c.1719. Coloured. 415 x 530mm.

Stock ID : 22887

£320

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

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

One of the earliest obtainable views of Florence

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Florencia.

Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, December 1493, German text edition. Coloured woodcut, image 250 x 525mm, set in a page of text.

Stock ID : 22848

£1,800

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 pirate edition of Morden & Lea's map of London

MORDEN, Robert & LEA, Philip.

This Actual Survey of London, Westminster & Southwark Is humbly dedicated to ye L.d Mayor & Court of Aldermen.

Amsterdam: Jean Covens & Cornelis Mortier, c.1750. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 595 x 975mm.

Stock ID : 22890

£5,000

Detailed plan of London under William IV

FADEN, William.

Plan of London and Westminster with the Borough of Southwark; Reduced from the Large Plan in Forty Sheets.

London: James Wyld, 1842. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, total 740 x 1040mm.

Stock ID : 22893

£3,000

A scarce propaganda poster of India at the end of the Second World War

Anonymous.

India. India's Economic Future.

Leeds & London: Alf Cooke Ltd for H.M. Stationery Office, c.1946. Chromolithograph, sheet 750 x 500mm.

Stock ID : 22894

£1,350

An incunable prospect of Genoa in rare comtemporary colour

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Genua.

Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1493, Latin text edition. Original colour. Woodcut, image 190 x 220mm, set in a page of text.

Stock ID : 23035

£950

17th century map of Eastern and Southern Africa

BLOME, Richard.

A Mapp of the Higher and Lower Aethiopia, Comprehending ye Several Kingdomes, &c. in each. To Witt, in the Empire of the Abissines, The Coast of Zanguebar, Abex, and Aian, with the Kingdomes of Nubia, and Biafara, &c. In the Lower Aethiopia The Kingdom of Congo, ye Empire of the Monomotapa and Monoemugy, ye Coast and Landes of Cafres, and of this side Cape Negres, With the Isles of Madagascar, &c.

London, 1670. Coloured 305 x 410mm.

Stock ID : 15253

£800

A scarce 17th century plan of Cologne

JANSSON, Jan.

Colonia Agrippina. Cölln.

Amsterdam: sons of Johannes Jansson van Waeseberg, 1682. 390 x 500mm.

Stock ID : 16061

£500

An 1884 satire featuring the famous Russian Octopus

GROSSI, Augusto.

Ricreazioni Politiche. Récréations Politiques.

Bologna: Il Papagallo, 1884. Chromolithograph. Sheet 425 x 610mm.

Stock ID : 16585

£800

A view in New Zealand from Cook's first visit

HAWKESWORTH, John.

No 17. [A view of a perforated rock in Tolaga Bay in New Zealand.]

London: Strahan and Cadell, 1773. 270 x 235mm.

Stock ID : 16688

£70

19th century town plan of New York

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.

New York.

London, Charles Knight: 1844. Original ouline colour. Steel-engraving 320 x 380mm.

Stock ID : 17043

£450

A detailed Victorian plan of Plymouth

TALLIS, John.

Plymouth, Devonport and Stonehouse.

London, J. & F. Tallis & Co., c.1851. Steel engraving, printed area 270 x 350mm.

Stock ID : 17732

£120

A prospect of Pre-Fire London

AA, Pieter van der.

Londres, Capitale de l'Angleterre.

Leiden, c.1720. Coloured. 225 x 285mm.

Stock ID : 17890

£700

The First Issue of the iconic map of the London Underground

BECK, Henry C.

Map of London's Underground Railways. A new design for an old map.

London: The Underground Group, 1933. Colour-printed map on paper, 155 x 255mm, folded twice as issued.

Stock ID : 18042

£2,600

Map of Cape Colony with vignettes

TALLIS, John.

Cape Colony.

London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, 260 x 325mm.

Stock ID : 18541

£150

16th century map of Cyprus & the islands of the Aegean

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Insular Aliquot Aegaei Maris Antiqua Descrip.

Antwerp, 1595, Latin text edition. Fine original colour. 360 x 470mm.

Stock ID : 19478

£1,250

18th century town plan of the Hague

FER, Nicolas de.

La Haie sejour ordinaire de la cour Hollandois.

Paris, 1705. 235 x 340mm.

Stock ID : 20131

£180

Captain Cook's first map of New South Wales

COOK, James.

Carte de la N.le Galles Merid.le ou de Côte Orientale del N.le Hollande Découverte et visitée par le Lieutenant J.Cook Commandant de L'Endeavour, Vaisseau de sa Majesté 1770.

Paris, Saillant et Nyon & Panckouke, 1774. Coloured. 375 x 785mm.

Stock ID : 20274

£950

A French edition of Cook's map of Hawaii

COOK, James.

Carte des Isles Sandwich.

Paris, Bonne c.1785. Coloured. 240 x 370mm.

Stock ID : 20351

£500

A 17th century Dutch map of Arabia

JANSSON, Jan.

Arabiae Felicis, Petraeae et Desertae nova at accurata delineatio.

Amsterdam, c.1666, Latin edition. Old colour. 440 x 510mm.

Stock ID : 20357

£2,400

A striking 18th century map of the Russian Empire

SEUTTER, Matthäus.

Spatiosissimum Imperium Russiae Magnae..

Augsburg, c.1735. Original colour. 495 x 565mm

Stock ID : 20405

£1,000

Very decorative set of 7 maps of the World & Continents

LEVASSEUR, Victor.

[Set of World & 6 Continents.]

Paris, A. Combette, c.1840. Original outline colour on the maps, the borders with additional colour. Seven steel-engravings, ea. c.310 x 410mm.

Stock ID : 20439

£1,400

A 17th century map of Persia

MERIAN, Matthaus.

Persia Sive Sophorum Regnum.

Frankfurt, c.1650. Coloured. 270 x 350mm.

Stock ID : 20494

£380

A classic 18th century map of Europe

SEUTTER, Matthäus.

Europa Religionis Christianae Morum et Pacis ac Belliartium Culto Omnium Terrarum Orbis...

Augsburg, c.1730. Original colour with additions to the cartouches. 495 x 575mm.

Stock ID : 20772

£700

The first printed map of Cook's Strait

COOK, James.

Chart of Cook's Strait in New Zealand.

London: Strachan & Cadell, 1773. 280 x 290mm.

Stock ID : 20889

£500

Detailed map of Genoa & Liguria

MAGGI, Gia. Battista.

Carta Corografica della divisione di Genova.

Turin, Maggi, 1858. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, 565 x 725mm.

Stock ID : 21204

£680

Mid 19th century map of Japan & Korea with decorative vignettes

TALLIS, John.

Japan & Corea.

London, John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Steel engraving with original outline colour. 260 x 340mm.

Stock ID : 21621

£160

Folding map of the environs of London in fine colour

MOGG, Edward.

Mogg's Twenty Four Miles Round London.

London, Mogg, 1817. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued, total 615 x 570mm, with original slipcase.

Stock ID : 21770

£650

Mid 19th century map of the Province of Syria

TALLIS, John.

Syria.

London, J. & F. Tallis, c.1851. Steel engraving with original outline colour. 340 x 255mm.

Stock ID : 21799

£130

The famous fantasy map of Asia as Pegasus

BÜNTING, Heinrich.

Asia Secunda pars Terrae in Forma Pegasir.

Hanover, 1581-. Woodcut. Printed area 300 x 370mm.

Stock ID : 21948

£2,750

A leaflet map of the London Underground for Piccadilly Line users

GILL, Leslie MacDonald.

Map of the UndergrounD Railways of London.

London: Dangerfield Printing Co., October 1925. Folding map, with card covers, 210 x 255mm.

Stock ID : 22157

£340

A rare early account of the Battle of Lepanto, 1571

Anonymous.

Raccolto di Tutto il Successo Seguito da che si Fermò la Santa Lega de' Christiani per n.s. Pio quinto fino a questo giorno. Nel quale si contiene ogni particolar auiso della battaglia & rotta nauale data all'armata turchesca per il sereniss. don Giouanni d'Austria generale dell'armata di detta santa lega. Per auisi hauuti da sua serenita e da altri signori ritrouatisi presenti in detto conflitto. Agiuntoui il particular auiso della presa di Margaritti, col vero disegno de l'una e l'altra armata, con la descrittione di detta battaglia. Di piu con vn raguaglio dell' Occialiì. [&] Del Successo dell'Armata della Santa Lega dell anno 1571.

Rome: Heirs of Antonio Blado, c.1571. Pamphlet, pp. (iv), with woodcut map set in letterpress. Side bound in later limp boards, with additional 4 pp. Italian letterpress.

Stock ID : 22215

£8,500

The rare first issue of Blaeu's plan of Catania in fine original colour

BLAEU, Johannes.

Catana Patria S.Agathae Virg. et Mart.

Amsterdam, 1663. Fine original colour, with gold highlights. 420 x 530mm.

Stock ID : 22249

£1,800

A 17th century townplan of Oxford

HERMANNIDES, Rutger.

Oxonium. Oxford.

Amsterdam: Aegidius Janssonius Valckenier, c.1661. Coloured. 110 x 130mm.

Stock ID : 22788

£280

A large view of the newly-completed Brooklyn Bridge

CURRIER & IVES.

The Great East River Suspension Bridge. Connecting the Cities of New York and Brooklyn. View from Brooklyn, Looking West.

New York: Currier & Ives, 1886. Tinted lithograph, sheet 590 x 875mm.

Stock ID : 22791

£5,000