New Additions

A mid-17th century map of the Far East

MERIAN, Matthaus.

India Orientalis et Insulae Adiecentes.

Frankfurt, c.1650. Coloured. 270 x 355mm.

Stock ID : 22920

£700

The Rare First Edition of James Rennell's 'Bengal Atlas'

RENNELL, James.

A Bengal Atlas: Containing Maps of the Theatre of War and Commerce on that side of Hindoostan. Compiled from the Original Surveys; and published by Order of the Honorable The Court of Directors for the Affairs of the East India Company, By James Rennell, Late Major of Engineers, and Surveyor General in Bengal.

London: James Rennell, 1780. Folio, full calf gilt, with red morocco title label; pp. 8; engr. index map (with title & key), map on eight folding sheets with outline colour; and five further maps, all dated 1779.

Stock ID : 23072

£15,000

A 16th century town plan of Vilnius

VALEGIO, Francesco.

Vilna Lithuaniae.

Venice: Donato Rasciotti, c.1598. 85x 130mm.

Stock ID : 23183

£650

A 16th century town plan of Bristol

VALEGIO, Francesco.

Brightstowe. Brightstowe vulgo quondam venta florentissimum Anglie emporium.

Venice: Donato Rasciotti, c.1598. 90 x 120mm.

Stock ID : 23177

£280

A late-18th century plan of Edinburgh

ANDREWS, John.

A plan of the city of Edinburgh. Plan of the New Town of Edinburgh.

London, John Stockdale, 1800. Coloured. 190 x 310mm.

Stock ID : 23175

£350

A chart of the constellation Cetus with transparent 'stars'

BRAUN, Friedrich.

Pl. XXIII La Baleine. The Whale. Der Walfisch.

Stuttgart: Wilhelm Nitzschke, c.1856. Lithographic star chart on blue card, pierced and backed with tissue to create a transparency. Sheet 225 x 285mm.

Stock ID : 23025

£275

17th century map of Bermuda

OGILBY, John.

Mappa Aestivarum Insularum Alias Barmudas.

London: John Ogilby, 1670. Coloured. 295 x 350mm.

Stock ID : 23021

£1,100

A chart of the constellation Hercules with transparent 'stars'

BRAUN, Friedrich.

Pl. VII. Hercule. Hercules. Hercules.

Stuttgart: Wilhelm Nitzschke, c.1856. Lithographic star chart on blue card, pierced and backed with tissue to create a transparency. Sheet 285 x 225mm.

Stock ID : 23019

£275

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 : 23164

£2,600

An Austrian edition of Rennell's wall map of India

RENNELL, James.

Neueste Karte von Hindostan Bengalen etc. etc. Mit der Anzeige der Strassen, Paesse, und genauster Eitheilung der britschen Besitzungen in Ostindien Verfusst von Jakob Rennell Ingenieur Major.

Vienna: F.A. Schraemble, 1788. Original outline colour. Four sheets conjoined, total 1190 x 1460mm.

Stock ID : 23140

£1,850

An early town plan of Venice

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Venetia.

Cologne, 1572, German text edition. Original colour. 340 x 485mm.

Stock ID : 23052

£3,750

A superb 10-sheet map geological map of the Duchy of Tyrol

STOTTER, Michael.

Geognostische Karte Tirols aufgenommen und herausgegeben auf Kosten des geognost: montanist: Vereins von Tirol u: Voralberg.

Munich: Sebastian Minsinger, 1849-51. 10 sheets, dissected and laid on linen in four sections, as issued, total if joined c.2180 x 2320 (at most) plus three sheets of mountain profiles, 580 x 920mm, all sheets in fine original hand colour, folded into the original box with title label and index map.

Stock ID : 23050

£2,350

A detailed 18th Century street map of Mayfair and Marylebone

HORWOOD, Richard.

[Untitled map of Mayfair & Marylebone, centred on Hanover Square.]

London: 1792-9. 570 x 525mm.

Stock ID : 23104

£1,900

Victorian map of the British Empire

BARTHOLOMEW, John.

British Empire Throughout the World Exhibited in One View.

Edinburgh: A. Fullarton, c.1865. Lithographic map, printed in colours and hand-finished. Printed area 440 x 540mm.

Stock ID : 23103

£1,250

18th century Italian map of Arabia

TIRION, Isaak.

Carta Nuova dell' Arabia...

Venice: Giovanni Battista Albrizzi, c.1740. Coloured. 290 x 355mm.

Stock ID : 23102

£500

The London Volunteers on review in Hyde Park, 1799

RANDOM, Charles.

A Plan of Hyde Park Taken on the Fourth of June 1799 when Sixty Six Volunteer Corps Paraded there in Honor of their Sovereigns Birth day and by their Loyal, Steady and Military Appearence, shewed themselves both willing and able to defend their King and Constitution. An Event unequalled in History, Grand and highly gratifying to the Heart of every Briton, at the same time truly formidable to the Enemies of this Country.

London: Charles Random, 20th September, 1799. Original colour. 385 x 445mm. With ink presentation inscription.

Stock ID : 23101

£1,250

An early prospect of Cordoba

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Corduba.

Cologne, 1617, French text edition. Early colour. 340 x 505mm.

Stock ID : 23100

£900

Early 18th century bible map of the Eastern Mediterranean

LINDENBERG, I.

De Reysen Christi des Heyland en Pauli met andere syne Bloedgetuygen.

Amsterdam, 1703. Coloured. 330 x 475mm.

Stock ID : 23099

£480

18th century map of India

AA, Pieter van der.

Carte du Golfe de Bengale, Mer Des Indes, et Riviere du Gange...

Leiden, c.1720. Coloured, 290 x 360mm.

Stock ID : 23098

£350

A map of Sicily illustrating Ancient History

RALEIGH, Walter.

[An untitled map of Sicily with Carthage marked on the African coast.]

London, c.1620. Coloured. 310 x 400mm.

Stock ID : 23097

£500

A Dutch pirated edition of a 17th century French map

MORTIER, Pierre.

L'Afrique Divisée en ses Empires, Royaumes, et Estats, é l'Usage de Monsieur Le Duc de Bourgogne Par son tres Humble et tres Obeissant Serviteur H. Jaillot. A Paris Avec Privilege de Roy. 1694.

Amsterdam: Pierre Mortier, 1694. Original colour. 490 x 595mm.

Stock ID : 23096

£780

An early example of Seutter's map of the Balearics

SEUTTER, Matthäus.

Carte des Iles de Maiorque, Minorque et d'Yvice... 1741.

Augsburg, 1741. Original colour. 490 x 550mm.

Stock ID : 23095

£980

A lifetime example of Piranesi's view of the Piazza Navona

PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista.

Veduta di Piazza Navona sopra le rovine del Circo Agonale.

Rome: Piranesi. c.1773, First State. Etching. 475 x 705mm.

Stock ID : 23091

£6,000

A prospect of Aleppo in the 17th century by a professional artist

BRUYN, Cornelis de.

Aleppo.

Paris: Guillaume Cavelier, 1714. Two sheets conjoined, total 295 x 1030mm.

Stock ID : 23082

£680

A prospect of Istanbul in the 17th century by a professional artist

BRUYN, Cornelis de.

A. Constantinopolis. B. Galata. C. Pera.

Paris: Guillaume Cavelier, 1714. Two sheets conjoined, total 300 x 995mm.

Stock ID : 23080

£1,800

Fabulous prospect of Istanbul in the 17th century by a professional artist

BRUYN, Cornelis de.

Constantinopolis.

Paris: Guillaume Cavelier, 1714. Three sheets conjoined, total 305 x 1900mm.

Stock ID : 23079

£2,800

A prospect of Jerusalem in the 17th century by a professional artist

BRUYN, Cornelis de.

Ierusalem.

Paris: Guillaume Cavelier, 1714. Two sheets conjoined, total 305 x 1235mm.

Stock ID : 23078

£2,200

Sanson's map of Canada with an early depiction of the Great Lakes

SANSON, Nicolas.

Le Canada, ou Nouvelle France, &c... 1656.

Paris, Pierre Mariette, c.1662. Original colour. 405 x 545mm.

Stock ID : 23067

£4,750

One of the earliest obtainable printed maps to name the United States

KLOCKHOFF, Hendrik.

Carte Générale des Treize Etats-Unis Indépendants de L'Amérique Septentrionale Pour Servir au Spectateur Américain. 1784.

Amsterdam: heirs of E. van Harreveldt, 1784, First Edition. 425 x 420mm, with wide margins.

Stock ID : 23018

£2,400

A classic 17th century decorative map of Cyprus

JANSSON, Jan.

Cyprus Insula.

Amsterdam: c.1680, blank verso. Old colour. 350 x 500mm.

Stock ID : 23017

£1,600

17th century map of Cyprus and the islands of the Aegean in fabulous colours

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Cyprus Ins.; Stalimini I.; Chius Insul.; Mitilene Ins.; Negroponte In.; Cerigo Insul.; Rhodus Ins.

Amsterdam: Henricus Hondius, 1623, Latin text edition. Original colour. 355 x 490mm.

Stock ID : 23015

£1,800

The atlas volume from Humboldt's important description of New Spain

HUMBOLDT, Alexander von.

Geographischer und Physischer Atlas von Neu-Spanien. gegründet auf astronom: trigonom: und Barometer Messunden [old ink mss.].

Tubingen bey J.C. Cotta, 1810 [old ink mss.]. Folio, contemporary half calf with marbled boards, maroon morocco gilt title label on front board; title in old ink mss on front endpaper. Plates numbered 1-20 (6-8 on one sheet): a two-sheet folding map, 4 double-page maps, 6 single page maps, 4 double-page cross sections with hand colour, 2 sepia aquatint views of volcanos, 1 engraved table. With the bookplate of Gustav Parthey. Two Prussian passports for Parthey, dated 1858 & 1867, loosely inserted.

Stock ID : 23007

£32,500

The famous 'Wonderground' map of London

GILL, Leslie MacDonald.

The Wonderground Map of London Town. The Heart of Britain's Empire Here is Spread Out for Your View. It Shows You Many Stations & Bus Routes Not A Few. You Have Not the Time to Admire it all? Why Not Take a Map Home to Pin on your Wall!

London: Westminster Press, c.1928. Colour lithograph. Sheet 750 x 940mm.

Stock ID : 23005

£3,200

INDEX

New Additions

A mid-17th century map of the Far East

MERIAN, Matthaus.

India Orientalis et Insulae Adiecentes.

Frankfurt, c.1650. Coloured. 270 x 355mm.

Stock ID : 22920

£700

The Rare First Edition of James Rennell's 'Bengal Atlas'

RENNELL, James.

A Bengal Atlas: Containing Maps of the Theatre of War and Commerce on that side of Hindoostan. Compiled from the Original Surveys; and published by Order of the Honorable The Court of Directors for the Affairs of the East India Company, By James Rennell, Late Major of Engineers, and Surveyor General in Bengal.

London: James Rennell, 1780. Folio, full calf gilt, with red morocco title label; pp. 8; engr. index map (with title & key), map on eight folding sheets with outline colour; and five further maps, all dated 1779.

Stock ID : 23072

£15,000

A 16th century town plan of Vilnius

VALEGIO, Francesco.

Vilna Lithuaniae.

Venice: Donato Rasciotti, c.1598. 85x 130mm.

Stock ID : 23183

£650

A 16th century town plan of Bristol

VALEGIO, Francesco.

Brightstowe. Brightstowe vulgo quondam venta florentissimum Anglie emporium.

Venice: Donato Rasciotti, c.1598. 90 x 120mm.

Stock ID : 23177

£280

A late-18th century plan of Edinburgh

ANDREWS, John.

A plan of the city of Edinburgh. Plan of the New Town of Edinburgh.

London, John Stockdale, 1800. Coloured. 190 x 310mm.

Stock ID : 23175

£350

A chart of the constellation Cetus with transparent 'stars'

BRAUN, Friedrich.

Pl. XXIII La Baleine. The Whale. Der Walfisch.

Stuttgart: Wilhelm Nitzschke, c.1856. Lithographic star chart on blue card, pierced and backed with tissue to create a transparency. Sheet 225 x 285mm.

Stock ID : 23025

£275

17th century map of Bermuda

OGILBY, John.

Mappa Aestivarum Insularum Alias Barmudas.

London: John Ogilby, 1670. Coloured. 295 x 350mm.

Stock ID : 23021

£1,100

A chart of the constellation Hercules with transparent 'stars'

BRAUN, Friedrich.

Pl. VII. Hercule. Hercules. Hercules.

Stuttgart: Wilhelm Nitzschke, c.1856. Lithographic star chart on blue card, pierced and backed with tissue to create a transparency. Sheet 285 x 225mm.

Stock ID : 23019

£275

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 : 23164

£2,600

An Austrian edition of Rennell's wall map of India

RENNELL, James.

Neueste Karte von Hindostan Bengalen etc. etc. Mit der Anzeige der Strassen, Paesse, und genauster Eitheilung der britschen Besitzungen in Ostindien Verfusst von Jakob Rennell Ingenieur Major.

Vienna: F.A. Schraemble, 1788. Original outline colour. Four sheets conjoined, total 1190 x 1460mm.

Stock ID : 23140

£1,850

An early town plan of Venice

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Venetia.

Cologne, 1572, German text edition. Original colour. 340 x 485mm.

Stock ID : 23052

£3,750

A superb 10-sheet map geological map of the Duchy of Tyrol

STOTTER, Michael.

Geognostische Karte Tirols aufgenommen und herausgegeben auf Kosten des geognost: montanist: Vereins von Tirol u: Voralberg.

Munich: Sebastian Minsinger, 1849-51. 10 sheets, dissected and laid on linen in four sections, as issued, total if joined c.2180 x 2320 (at most) plus three sheets of mountain profiles, 580 x 920mm, all sheets in fine original hand colour, folded into the original box with title label and index map.

Stock ID : 23050

£2,350

A detailed 18th Century street map of Mayfair and Marylebone

HORWOOD, Richard.

[Untitled map of Mayfair & Marylebone, centred on Hanover Square.]

London: 1792-9. 570 x 525mm.

Stock ID : 23104

£1,900

Victorian map of the British Empire

BARTHOLOMEW, John.

British Empire Throughout the World Exhibited in One View.

Edinburgh: A. Fullarton, c.1865. Lithographic map, printed in colours and hand-finished. Printed area 440 x 540mm.

Stock ID : 23103

£1,250

18th century Italian map of Arabia

TIRION, Isaak.

Carta Nuova dell' Arabia...

Venice: Giovanni Battista Albrizzi, c.1740. Coloured. 290 x 355mm.

Stock ID : 23102

£500

The London Volunteers on review in Hyde Park, 1799

RANDOM, Charles.

A Plan of Hyde Park Taken on the Fourth of June 1799 when Sixty Six Volunteer Corps Paraded there in Honor of their Sovereigns Birth day and by their Loyal, Steady and Military Appearence, shewed themselves both willing and able to defend their King and Constitution. An Event unequalled in History, Grand and highly gratifying to the Heart of every Briton, at the same time truly formidable to the Enemies of this Country.

London: Charles Random, 20th September, 1799. Original colour. 385 x 445mm. With ink presentation inscription.

Stock ID : 23101

£1,250

An early prospect of Cordoba

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Corduba.

Cologne, 1617, French text edition. Early colour. 340 x 505mm.

Stock ID : 23100

£900

Early 18th century bible map of the Eastern Mediterranean

LINDENBERG, I.

De Reysen Christi des Heyland en Pauli met andere syne Bloedgetuygen.

Amsterdam, 1703. Coloured. 330 x 475mm.

Stock ID : 23099

£480

18th century map of India

AA, Pieter van der.

Carte du Golfe de Bengale, Mer Des Indes, et Riviere du Gange...

Leiden, c.1720. Coloured, 290 x 360mm.

Stock ID : 23098

£350

A map of Sicily illustrating Ancient History

RALEIGH, Walter.

[An untitled map of Sicily with Carthage marked on the African coast.]

London, c.1620. Coloured. 310 x 400mm.

Stock ID : 23097

£500

A Dutch pirated edition of a 17th century French map

MORTIER, Pierre.

L'Afrique Divisée en ses Empires, Royaumes, et Estats, é l'Usage de Monsieur Le Duc de Bourgogne Par son tres Humble et tres Obeissant Serviteur H. Jaillot. A Paris Avec Privilege de Roy. 1694.

Amsterdam: Pierre Mortier, 1694. Original colour. 490 x 595mm.

Stock ID : 23096

£780

An early example of Seutter's map of the Balearics

SEUTTER, Matthäus.

Carte des Iles de Maiorque, Minorque et d'Yvice... 1741.

Augsburg, 1741. Original colour. 490 x 550mm.

Stock ID : 23095

£980

A lifetime example of Piranesi's view of the Piazza Navona

PIRANESI, Giovanni Battista.

Veduta di Piazza Navona sopra le rovine del Circo Agonale.

Rome: Piranesi. c.1773, First State. Etching. 475 x 705mm.

Stock ID : 23091

£6,000

A prospect of Aleppo in the 17th century by a professional artist

BRUYN, Cornelis de.

Aleppo.

Paris: Guillaume Cavelier, 1714. Two sheets conjoined, total 295 x 1030mm.

Stock ID : 23082

£680

A prospect of Istanbul in the 17th century by a professional artist

BRUYN, Cornelis de.

A. Constantinopolis. B. Galata. C. Pera.

Paris: Guillaume Cavelier, 1714. Two sheets conjoined, total 300 x 995mm.

Stock ID : 23080

£1,800

Fabulous prospect of Istanbul in the 17th century by a professional artist

BRUYN, Cornelis de.

Constantinopolis.

Paris: Guillaume Cavelier, 1714. Three sheets conjoined, total 305 x 1900mm.

Stock ID : 23079

£2,800

A prospect of Jerusalem in the 17th century by a professional artist

BRUYN, Cornelis de.

Ierusalem.

Paris: Guillaume Cavelier, 1714. Two sheets conjoined, total 305 x 1235mm.

Stock ID : 23078

£2,200

Sanson's map of Canada with an early depiction of the Great Lakes

SANSON, Nicolas.

Le Canada, ou Nouvelle France, &c... 1656.

Paris, Pierre Mariette, c.1662. Original colour. 405 x 545mm.

Stock ID : 23067

£4,750

One of the earliest obtainable printed maps to name the United States

KLOCKHOFF, Hendrik.

Carte Générale des Treize Etats-Unis Indépendants de L'Amérique Septentrionale Pour Servir au Spectateur Américain. 1784.

Amsterdam: heirs of E. van Harreveldt, 1784, First Edition. 425 x 420mm, with wide margins.

Stock ID : 23018

£2,400

A classic 17th century decorative map of Cyprus

JANSSON, Jan.

Cyprus Insula.

Amsterdam: c.1680, blank verso. Old colour. 350 x 500mm.

Stock ID : 23017

£1,600

17th century map of Cyprus and the islands of the Aegean in fabulous colours

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Cyprus Ins.; Stalimini I.; Chius Insul.; Mitilene Ins.; Negroponte In.; Cerigo Insul.; Rhodus Ins.

Amsterdam: Henricus Hondius, 1623, Latin text edition. Original colour. 355 x 490mm.

Stock ID : 23015

£1,800

The atlas volume from Humboldt's important description of New Spain

HUMBOLDT, Alexander von.

Geographischer und Physischer Atlas von Neu-Spanien. gegründet auf astronom: trigonom: und Barometer Messunden [old ink mss.].

Tubingen bey J.C. Cotta, 1810 [old ink mss.]. Folio, contemporary half calf with marbled boards, maroon morocco gilt title label on front board; title in old ink mss on front endpaper. Plates numbered 1-20 (6-8 on one sheet): a two-sheet folding map, 4 double-page maps, 6 single page maps, 4 double-page cross sections with hand colour, 2 sepia aquatint views of volcanos, 1 engraved table. With the bookplate of Gustav Parthey. Two Prussian passports for Parthey, dated 1858 & 1867, loosely inserted.

Stock ID : 23007

£32,500

The famous 'Wonderground' map of London

GILL, Leslie MacDonald.

The Wonderground Map of London Town. The Heart of Britain's Empire Here is Spread Out for Your View. It Shows You Many Stations & Bus Routes Not A Few. You Have Not the Time to Admire it all? Why Not Take a Map Home to Pin on your Wall!

London: Westminster Press, c.1928. Colour lithograph. Sheet 750 x 940mm.

Stock ID : 23005

£3,200