New Additions

Fine plan of the naval dockyard at Sheerness, Kent

MILTON, Thomas.

A Geometrical Plan, & West Elevation of His Majesty's Dock-Yard and Garrison, at Sheerness; with the Ordnance Wharf &c.

London, 1755. 495 x 660mm.

Stock ID : 8492

£750

An 18th century chart of Palma de Mallorca

ROUX, Joseph.

[Palma de Mallorca] Palme.

Marseilles, 1764. Coloured. 140 x 210mm.

Stock ID : 21742

£90

An 18th century chart of Calvi, Corsica

ROUX, Joseph.

Plan de la Baye de Calvi sur l'Isle de Corse.

Marseilles, 1764. Coloured. 140 x 210mm.

Stock ID : 21739

£80

An 18th century chart of the Strait of Bonifacio

ROUX, Joseph.

[Strait of Bonifacio] Bouches de Boniface.

Marseilles, 1764. Coloured. 140 x 210mm.

Stock ID : 21738

£80

An 18th century chart of La Spezia

ROUX, Joseph.

[La Spezia] Especia.

Marseilles, 1764. Coloured. 140 x 210mm.

Stock ID : 21736

£80

An 18th century chart of the Dardanelles

ROUX, Joseph.

Entrée du Canal de Constandinople.

Marseilles, 1764. Coloured. 140 x 210mm.

Stock ID : 21733

£80

A superb 9-sheet 17th century prospect of a regatta on the Grand Canal

PORTIO, Aniello & DALLA VIA, Alessandro.

Veduta di Venetia Dedicata All'Eminentissimo Prencipe Il S. Cardinale Giacomo Bonocampagno Arcivescovo di Bologna, et c. dal P. Cosmografo Coronelli.

Venice: Vincenzo Maria Coronelli, 1696. 9 engravings, various sizes, total if joined c. 350 x 4224mm.

Stock ID : 21708

£40,000

Sea chart of Falmouth from the first English sea-atlas

COLLINS, Greenvile.

Falmouth. To S.r Peter Kiligrew, Baronet, This Map is Dedicated and presented by Cap.t Greenvile Collins. Hyd: to ye King.

London: c.1693. Coloured. 460 x 575mm.

Stock ID : 21707

£380

Sea chart of Milford Haven from the first English sea-atlas

COLLINS, Greenvile.

Milford-Haven. To His Grace Henry, Duke of Beaufort, and Earl of Worcester, Baron Herbert of Chepstoll, Raglan, and Gower, Lord President, and Lord Lieu.t of Wales, &c. This Draught of Milford-Haven is humbly Dedicated and Presented by Cap.t G. Collins Hyd.r to ye King.

London: c.1693. Coloured. 450 x 575mm.

Stock ID : 21706

£350

Sea chart of the Wirral from the first English sea-atlas

COLLINS, Greenvile.

A New & Exact Survey of the River Dee or Chester-Water, is most humbly Dedicated and Presented to his most Sacred Maj.ti William the III King of Great Britain Fran.ae & Ireland by Cap.t G. Collins Hydrog.ph to the King.

London: c.1693. Coloured. 450 x 580mm.

Stock ID : 21705

£350

Sea chart of south Devon from the first English sea-atlas

COLLINS, Greenvile.

[South Devon] To the Right Honourable Thomas Earl of Pembrooke and Montgomery, Baron Herbert of Sherland &c. Primier Commiss.r for Executing the Office of L.d High Admirall of England &c, And one of their Ma.ties most Honourable Privy Council This is most humbly Dedicated & presented by Cap.t Greenvile Collins.

London: c.1693. Coloured. 460 x 580mm.

Stock ID : 21704

£750

Sea chart of the Isle of Wight from the first English sea-atlas

COLLINS, Greenvile.

[The Solent and the Isle of Wight] To the R.t Hon.ble Edward Russell Admirall of Their Ma.ties Fleet, One of their Ma.ties most Hon.ble Privy Council and Treasurer of y.e Navy &c This is most humbly dedicated and presented by Capt. Greenvile Collins.

London: c.1693. Coloured. 450 x 560mm.

Stock ID : 21703

£650

Sea chart of Plymouth from the first English sea-atlas

COLLINS, Greenvile.

Plymouth. To the Hon.ble Arthur Earl of Torrington, Baron Herbert of Torbay, First L.t of the Admirality, Admirall of their Ma.ties Navy & Capt.t Gen.ll of the Narrow Sea, Humbly Dediated By C.t G. Collins Hydrog.r to the King.

London: c.1693. Coloured. 435 x 580mm.

Stock ID : 21702

£450

Early 18th century chart of the Mediterranean in fine colour

KEULEN, Johannes van.

Pas-caart van de Middellandsche Zee, Verthoonende all de Zee-kusten van Granadenm Catalonien, Provençen Italienm Grickenm Thraçien, Natolien, Syrien, Egypteb, en Barbarien...

Amsterdam: Gerard van Keulen, c.1710. Original colour. 525 x 590mm.

Stock ID : 21701

£1,500

An 18th century map of the Persian Gulf

SCHMIEDER, Friedrich Gotthelf Benjamin.

Sinus Persicus et littora Ichthyophagorum Orttaum et Arabttarum ad Arriani Historium indicam MDCCXCVIII.

Magdeburg: J.J. Gebauer, 1798. Coloured. 160 x 340mm.

Stock ID : 21690

£280

A map of the Suez Canal during its construction

TORELLI, Luigi.

Carta dell' Istmo di Suez.

Milan: Giuseppe Civelli, 1867. Coloured lithograph. Sheet 415 x 280mm.

Stock ID : 21688

£300

An 18th century chart of the Persian Gulf

TERRY, G.

Persian Gulph From the Original by D'Anville.

London, c.1790. Coloured. 290 x 430mm.

Stock ID : 21661

£350

A map of the Antilles, Bahamas and Virgin Isles

BORGHI, A.Bartolommeo.

Le Grandi Antille e l'Isole Lucaje.

Florence, 1817. Orignal colour. 230 x 315mm.

Stock ID : 21651

£350

A 16th century woodcut map of Sicily

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Sicilia.

Basel, c.1550. Coloured woodcut, printed area 215 x 145mm, set in a page of French text.

Stock ID : 21648

£300

16th century woodblock map of Cyprus

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Cyprus.

Basle, c.1588, German edition. Coloured woodcut, image size 95 x 150mm, set in a page of text with another woodcut, 100 x 135mm.

Stock ID : 21647

£350

Drake's attack on Cartagena in 1586

CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria.

Isola e Citta di Cartagena Nell' America.

Venice, c.1696. 125 x 225mm, set in text.

Stock ID : 21646

£160

18th century chart showing the mythical archipelago of Florida

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas.

Carte Reduite des Costes de la Louisiane et de la Floride . . . MDCCLXIV.

Paris: Dépôt des Cartes, Plans et Journeaux de la Marine, 1764. Coloured. 600 x 870mm.

Stock ID : 21513

£3,500

An 18th century compass rose in fine colour

THOMAS, Corbinianus.

Rosa Navtica.

Frankfurt, 1730. Fine original hand colour. 125 x 135mm.

Stock ID : 21471

£300

A depiction of a 16th century shipwreck in the Mozambique Channel

LANGENES, Barent.

Baixos de Iudia.

Amsterdam, Cornelis Claez, 1599, Dutch text edition. 85 x 125mm, with letterpress surtitle and pagination.

Stock ID : 21271

£220

The Southern Indian Ocean with early Antarctic discoveries

DAUSSY, Pierre.

Carte des Mers Australes Partie Comprise entre les Méridiens du Cap de Bonne Espérance et du Port de Roi Georges. Dressée Par M.M.P. Daussy, Ingénieur Hydrographique en Chef.

Paris: Dépôt-général de la Marine, 1842. 630 x 920mm, edged with linen on reverse.

Stock ID : 21223

£400

A French 19th century sea chart of the Indian Ocean

DAUSSY, Pierre.

Carte Générale de la Mer de des Indes Par M.M.P. Daussy, Ingénieur Hydrographique en Chef de la Marine...

Paris: Dépôt-général de la Marine, 1837. 630 x 920mm, edged with linen on reverse.

Stock ID : 21222

£550

An extremely rare 18th century Italian maritime print

TAGLIAGAMBE, Giacomo.

Nave Mercantile Danese. Dedicata All' Ill.mo Sig. Paolo Barbound Capitano della Marine Reale Agente, e Console di S. M. Danese in Toscana,

Livorno, c.1780. Engraving with original hand colour on heavy paper. 455 x 680mm.

Stock ID : 21100

£2,200

An extremely rare 18th century Italian maritime print

TAGLIAGAMBE, Giacomo.

Nave Mercantile Olandese. Dedicata All' Ill.mo Signor Enrico Holst Negoziante nella Cittá di Livorno.

Livorno?, c.1780. Engraving with original hand colour on heavy paper. 455 x 690mm.

Stock ID : 21099

£2,200

A French edition of Cleveley's famous 'Death of Cook' scene

CLEVELEY, James & John.

Mort du Capitaine Cook.

Paris: Bance ainé, c.1790. Aquatint with fine hand colour. 495 x 660mm.

Stock ID : 20359

£7,500

The rare English edition of Linschoten's chart of the Middle East

LINSCHOTEN, Jan Huygen van.

Deliniantur in hac tabula, Orae maritimae Abexiae freti Mecani: al. Maris Rubri: Arabiae, Ormi, Persiae... The description of the coast of Abex, The Straights of Meca, otherwise called the Red Sea, the coastes of Arabia, Ormus, and Persia, to the River of Sinde of the River Indus, of Bambaia, India, and Malabar, The Ilands of Ceilon, Choramandel, The Riber Ganges, and the kingdome of Bengala, As allso the scituation of the Creekes, Cliffes, Banckes, Shallowes, and deptthes upon or along by said coastes, with the right name of every place, as they are called by the Portingale Pilots, all truly described.

London: John Wolfe, 1598. Coloured. 375 x 515mm.

Stock ID : 20052

£6,000

The iconic image of the death of Captain Cook

WEBBER, John.

To the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord High Admiral of Great Britain, &c. This Plate representing The Death of Captain Cook is humbly inscribed, by their Lordship's most obedient and devoted Servant, John Webber. Drawn by J. Webber. The Figures Engraved by F. Bartolozzi, R.A. Engraver to His Majesty. The Landscape by W. Byrne.

London: John Webber & William Byrne, 1784. Engraving with etching. Sheet 470 x 595mm.

Stock ID : 19990

£5,000

A French edition of Cleveley's famous view of Matavi Bay, Tahiti

CLEVELEY, James & John.

[Matavi Bay, Tahiti] Vue du Détroit Charlotte dans la Nouvelle Zélande dans la Mer du Sud.

Paris: Bance ainé, c.1790. Aquatint with fine hand colour. 495 x 660mm.

Stock ID : 20326

£4,500

A plan for expanding the Legal Quays of London

DANCE, George.

Proposed Improvement of the Legal Quays and Parts Adjacent.

London: Hansard, 1800. Original colour. 565 x 930mm.

Stock ID : 18760

£750

An account of recent advances in Astronomy and Geography

DELISLE, Joseph Nicolas.

Mémoires pour Servir a l'Histoire et au Progrès de l'Astronomie, de la Geography, & de la Physique.

St Petersburg: Academy of Sciences, 1738, First Edition. 4to; full calf gilt, inner hinges strained; pp. 284 + (12)(tables), 13 folding engraved plates. With the bookplate of Frank S. Streeter.

Stock ID : 12397

£3,000

Detailed sea chart of the Black Sea

PURDY, John.

Chart of the Euxine or Black Sea, and the Sea of Azov; with Plans of the Harbours. Constructed on the Authorities described in the New Directory for the Mediterranean and Black Seas.

London: Richard Holmes Laurie, c.1834. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued, with green embossed slipcase, with James Wyld's label pasted on case and map. 640 by 1000mm.

Stock ID : 12319

£1,500

An extremely rare sea-chart of Yorkshire and Durham

BLAEU, Willem Janszoon.

De Noord-Cust van Engelandt tusschen Flamburger Hooft en de Rivier van Nicasteel.

Amsterdam, 1623. 260 x 360mm.

Stock ID : 12165

£750

An important 'proof state' sea-chart of the Canton River

GUIGNES, Chretien-Louis de.

Carte de l'entreé de Macao avec la route des vaisseaux pour se rendre à Waupum et celle des bateaux du pays pour aller par l'interieur à Guantum Latitude de Macao 22 12 44. Longitude a l'Est de Paris 111 5.

Signed bottom left, on paper watermarked 'D & C Blaeuw IV'. Sheet 510 x 470mm.

Stock ID : 11987

£6,500

An uncommon atlas of sea charts of the Mediterranean

ROUX, Joseph.

Carte de la mer Mediterranée en douze feuilles, dédiée à M.gr le Duc de Choiseul Colonel General des Suisses et Grisons. Ministre de la Guerre et de la Marine.

Marseilles, 1764. Folio, contemporary full blind-stamped calf, rebacked twelve folding charts of the Mediterranean on thick paper.

Stock ID : 11186

£6,500

Four sea battles from 'England's Glory'.

RAYNER, William.

[England's Glory] The Great Storm, Nov.ber 26, 1703. Wherein Rear Admiral Beaumont was lost on Goodwin Sands... [&] The Engagement of the Confederate Fleet, under Sir George Rook, Sir Cloudesly Shovel, Sir John Leake, - And the Admiral Byng, and Dikes, with the Duch Admirals Callemburge, & Vanderdusson... [&] Barcelona taken by the Confederate Fleet & Army, October 20 1705, ye Land Forces under the Command of ye Earl of Peterborough, & Prince of Hesse Harmstadt, & the Fleet under that of ye Admirals, Shovel, Allemonde, Charles III King of Spain, Emperour, being present, and Assisting at the Whole. [&] Sir Cloudesly Shovel, in the Association, with the Eagle, Rumñy, and the Firebrand, Lost on the Rocks of Scilly, October, 22, 1707.

London: Rayner, c.1738-9. Four rare etchings with engraving. Each c.345 x 460mm.

Stock ID : 21767

£2,500

A fine prospect of Jacobean London

MERIAN, Matthaus.

London.

Frankfurt, c.1650. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 220 x 700mm.

Stock ID : 19704

£3,800

INDEX

New Additions

Fine plan of the naval dockyard at Sheerness, Kent

MILTON, Thomas.

A Geometrical Plan, & West Elevation of His Majesty's Dock-Yard and Garrison, at Sheerness; with the Ordnance Wharf &c.

London, 1755. 495 x 660mm.

Stock ID : 8492

£750

An 18th century chart of Palma de Mallorca

ROUX, Joseph.

[Palma de Mallorca] Palme.

Marseilles, 1764. Coloured. 140 x 210mm.

Stock ID : 21742

£90

An 18th century chart of Calvi, Corsica

ROUX, Joseph.

Plan de la Baye de Calvi sur l'Isle de Corse.

Marseilles, 1764. Coloured. 140 x 210mm.

Stock ID : 21739

£80

An 18th century chart of the Strait of Bonifacio

ROUX, Joseph.

[Strait of Bonifacio] Bouches de Boniface.

Marseilles, 1764. Coloured. 140 x 210mm.

Stock ID : 21738

£80

An 18th century chart of La Spezia

ROUX, Joseph.

[La Spezia] Especia.

Marseilles, 1764. Coloured. 140 x 210mm.

Stock ID : 21736

£80

An 18th century chart of the Dardanelles

ROUX, Joseph.

Entrée du Canal de Constandinople.

Marseilles, 1764. Coloured. 140 x 210mm.

Stock ID : 21733

£80

A superb 9-sheet 17th century prospect of a regatta on the Grand Canal

PORTIO, Aniello & DALLA VIA, Alessandro.

Veduta di Venetia Dedicata All'Eminentissimo Prencipe Il S. Cardinale Giacomo Bonocampagno Arcivescovo di Bologna, et c. dal P. Cosmografo Coronelli.

Venice: Vincenzo Maria Coronelli, 1696. 9 engravings, various sizes, total if joined c. 350 x 4224mm.

Stock ID : 21708

£40,000

Sea chart of Falmouth from the first English sea-atlas

COLLINS, Greenvile.

Falmouth. To S.r Peter Kiligrew, Baronet, This Map is Dedicated and presented by Cap.t Greenvile Collins. Hyd: to ye King.

London: c.1693. Coloured. 460 x 575mm.

Stock ID : 21707

£380

Sea chart of Milford Haven from the first English sea-atlas

COLLINS, Greenvile.

Milford-Haven. To His Grace Henry, Duke of Beaufort, and Earl of Worcester, Baron Herbert of Chepstoll, Raglan, and Gower, Lord President, and Lord Lieu.t of Wales, &c. This Draught of Milford-Haven is humbly Dedicated and Presented by Cap.t G. Collins Hyd.r to ye King.

London: c.1693. Coloured. 450 x 575mm.

Stock ID : 21706

£350

Sea chart of the Wirral from the first English sea-atlas

COLLINS, Greenvile.

A New & Exact Survey of the River Dee or Chester-Water, is most humbly Dedicated and Presented to his most Sacred Maj.ti William the III King of Great Britain Fran.ae & Ireland by Cap.t G. Collins Hydrog.ph to the King.

London: c.1693. Coloured. 450 x 580mm.

Stock ID : 21705

£350

Sea chart of south Devon from the first English sea-atlas

COLLINS, Greenvile.

[South Devon] To the Right Honourable Thomas Earl of Pembrooke and Montgomery, Baron Herbert of Sherland &c. Primier Commiss.r for Executing the Office of L.d High Admirall of England &c, And one of their Ma.ties most Honourable Privy Council This is most humbly Dedicated & presented by Cap.t Greenvile Collins.

London: c.1693. Coloured. 460 x 580mm.

Stock ID : 21704

£750

Sea chart of the Isle of Wight from the first English sea-atlas

COLLINS, Greenvile.

[The Solent and the Isle of Wight] To the R.t Hon.ble Edward Russell Admirall of Their Ma.ties Fleet, One of their Ma.ties most Hon.ble Privy Council and Treasurer of y.e Navy &c This is most humbly dedicated and presented by Capt. Greenvile Collins.

London: c.1693. Coloured. 450 x 560mm.

Stock ID : 21703

£650

Sea chart of Plymouth from the first English sea-atlas

COLLINS, Greenvile.

Plymouth. To the Hon.ble Arthur Earl of Torrington, Baron Herbert of Torbay, First L.t of the Admirality, Admirall of their Ma.ties Navy & Capt.t Gen.ll of the Narrow Sea, Humbly Dediated By C.t G. Collins Hydrog.r to the King.

London: c.1693. Coloured. 435 x 580mm.

Stock ID : 21702

£450

Early 18th century chart of the Mediterranean in fine colour

KEULEN, Johannes van.

Pas-caart van de Middellandsche Zee, Verthoonende all de Zee-kusten van Granadenm Catalonien, Provençen Italienm Grickenm Thraçien, Natolien, Syrien, Egypteb, en Barbarien...

Amsterdam: Gerard van Keulen, c.1710. Original colour. 525 x 590mm.

Stock ID : 21701

£1,500

An 18th century map of the Persian Gulf

SCHMIEDER, Friedrich Gotthelf Benjamin.

Sinus Persicus et littora Ichthyophagorum Orttaum et Arabttarum ad Arriani Historium indicam MDCCXCVIII.

Magdeburg: J.J. Gebauer, 1798. Coloured. 160 x 340mm.

Stock ID : 21690

£280

A map of the Suez Canal during its construction

TORELLI, Luigi.

Carta dell' Istmo di Suez.

Milan: Giuseppe Civelli, 1867. Coloured lithograph. Sheet 415 x 280mm.

Stock ID : 21688

£300

An 18th century chart of the Persian Gulf

TERRY, G.

Persian Gulph From the Original by D'Anville.

London, c.1790. Coloured. 290 x 430mm.

Stock ID : 21661

£350

A map of the Antilles, Bahamas and Virgin Isles

BORGHI, A.Bartolommeo.

Le Grandi Antille e l'Isole Lucaje.

Florence, 1817. Orignal colour. 230 x 315mm.

Stock ID : 21651

£350

A 16th century woodcut map of Sicily

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Sicilia.

Basel, c.1550. Coloured woodcut, printed area 215 x 145mm, set in a page of French text.

Stock ID : 21648

£300

16th century woodblock map of Cyprus

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Cyprus.

Basle, c.1588, German edition. Coloured woodcut, image size 95 x 150mm, set in a page of text with another woodcut, 100 x 135mm.

Stock ID : 21647

£350

Drake's attack on Cartagena in 1586

CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria.

Isola e Citta di Cartagena Nell' America.

Venice, c.1696. 125 x 225mm, set in text.

Stock ID : 21646

£160

18th century chart showing the mythical archipelago of Florida

BELLIN, Jacques-Nicolas.

Carte Reduite des Costes de la Louisiane et de la Floride . . . MDCCLXIV.

Paris: Dépôt des Cartes, Plans et Journeaux de la Marine, 1764. Coloured. 600 x 870mm.

Stock ID : 21513

£3,500

An 18th century compass rose in fine colour

THOMAS, Corbinianus.

Rosa Navtica.

Frankfurt, 1730. Fine original hand colour. 125 x 135mm.

Stock ID : 21471

£300

A depiction of a 16th century shipwreck in the Mozambique Channel

LANGENES, Barent.

Baixos de Iudia.

Amsterdam, Cornelis Claez, 1599, Dutch text edition. 85 x 125mm, with letterpress surtitle and pagination.

Stock ID : 21271

£220

The Southern Indian Ocean with early Antarctic discoveries

DAUSSY, Pierre.

Carte des Mers Australes Partie Comprise entre les Méridiens du Cap de Bonne Espérance et du Port de Roi Georges. Dressée Par M.M.P. Daussy, Ingénieur Hydrographique en Chef.

Paris: Dépôt-général de la Marine, 1842. 630 x 920mm, edged with linen on reverse.

Stock ID : 21223

£400

A French 19th century sea chart of the Indian Ocean

DAUSSY, Pierre.

Carte Générale de la Mer de des Indes Par M.M.P. Daussy, Ingénieur Hydrographique en Chef de la Marine...

Paris: Dépôt-général de la Marine, 1837. 630 x 920mm, edged with linen on reverse.

Stock ID : 21222

£550

An extremely rare 18th century Italian maritime print

TAGLIAGAMBE, Giacomo.

Nave Mercantile Danese. Dedicata All' Ill.mo Sig. Paolo Barbound Capitano della Marine Reale Agente, e Console di S. M. Danese in Toscana,

Livorno, c.1780. Engraving with original hand colour on heavy paper. 455 x 680mm.

Stock ID : 21100

£2,200

An extremely rare 18th century Italian maritime print

TAGLIAGAMBE, Giacomo.

Nave Mercantile Olandese. Dedicata All' Ill.mo Signor Enrico Holst Negoziante nella Cittá di Livorno.

Livorno?, c.1780. Engraving with original hand colour on heavy paper. 455 x 690mm.

Stock ID : 21099

£2,200

A French edition of Cleveley's famous 'Death of Cook' scene

CLEVELEY, James & John.

Mort du Capitaine Cook.

Paris: Bance ainé, c.1790. Aquatint with fine hand colour. 495 x 660mm.

Stock ID : 20359

£7,500

The rare English edition of Linschoten's chart of the Middle East

LINSCHOTEN, Jan Huygen van.

Deliniantur in hac tabula, Orae maritimae Abexiae freti Mecani: al. Maris Rubri: Arabiae, Ormi, Persiae... The description of the coast of Abex, The Straights of Meca, otherwise called the Red Sea, the coastes of Arabia, Ormus, and Persia, to the River of Sinde of the River Indus, of Bambaia, India, and Malabar, The Ilands of Ceilon, Choramandel, The Riber Ganges, and the kingdome of Bengala, As allso the scituation of the Creekes, Cliffes, Banckes, Shallowes, and deptthes upon or along by said coastes, with the right name of every place, as they are called by the Portingale Pilots, all truly described.

London: John Wolfe, 1598. Coloured. 375 x 515mm.

Stock ID : 20052

£6,000

The iconic image of the death of Captain Cook

WEBBER, John.

To the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord High Admiral of Great Britain, &c. This Plate representing The Death of Captain Cook is humbly inscribed, by their Lordship's most obedient and devoted Servant, John Webber. Drawn by J. Webber. The Figures Engraved by F. Bartolozzi, R.A. Engraver to His Majesty. The Landscape by W. Byrne.

London: John Webber & William Byrne, 1784. Engraving with etching. Sheet 470 x 595mm.

Stock ID : 19990

£5,000

A French edition of Cleveley's famous view of Matavi Bay, Tahiti

CLEVELEY, James & John.

[Matavi Bay, Tahiti] Vue du Détroit Charlotte dans la Nouvelle Zélande dans la Mer du Sud.

Paris: Bance ainé, c.1790. Aquatint with fine hand colour. 495 x 660mm.

Stock ID : 20326

£4,500

A plan for expanding the Legal Quays of London

DANCE, George.

Proposed Improvement of the Legal Quays and Parts Adjacent.

London: Hansard, 1800. Original colour. 565 x 930mm.

Stock ID : 18760

£750

An account of recent advances in Astronomy and Geography

DELISLE, Joseph Nicolas.

Mémoires pour Servir a l'Histoire et au Progrès de l'Astronomie, de la Geography, & de la Physique.

St Petersburg: Academy of Sciences, 1738, First Edition. 4to; full calf gilt, inner hinges strained; pp. 284 + (12)(tables), 13 folding engraved plates. With the bookplate of Frank S. Streeter.

Stock ID : 12397

£3,000

Detailed sea chart of the Black Sea

PURDY, John.

Chart of the Euxine or Black Sea, and the Sea of Azov; with Plans of the Harbours. Constructed on the Authorities described in the New Directory for the Mediterranean and Black Seas.

London: Richard Holmes Laurie, c.1834. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued, with green embossed slipcase, with James Wyld's label pasted on case and map. 640 by 1000mm.

Stock ID : 12319

£1,500

An extremely rare sea-chart of Yorkshire and Durham

BLAEU, Willem Janszoon.

De Noord-Cust van Engelandt tusschen Flamburger Hooft en de Rivier van Nicasteel.

Amsterdam, 1623. 260 x 360mm.

Stock ID : 12165

£750

An important 'proof state' sea-chart of the Canton River

GUIGNES, Chretien-Louis de.

Carte de l'entreé de Macao avec la route des vaisseaux pour se rendre à Waupum et celle des bateaux du pays pour aller par l'interieur à Guantum Latitude de Macao 22 12 44. Longitude a l'Est de Paris 111 5.

Signed bottom left, on paper watermarked 'D & C Blaeuw IV'. Sheet 510 x 470mm.

Stock ID : 11987

£6,500

An uncommon atlas of sea charts of the Mediterranean

ROUX, Joseph.

Carte de la mer Mediterranée en douze feuilles, dédiée à M.gr le Duc de Choiseul Colonel General des Suisses et Grisons. Ministre de la Guerre et de la Marine.

Marseilles, 1764. Folio, contemporary full blind-stamped calf, rebacked twelve folding charts of the Mediterranean on thick paper.

Stock ID : 11186

£6,500

Four sea battles from 'England's Glory'.

RAYNER, William.

[England's Glory] The Great Storm, Nov.ber 26, 1703. Wherein Rear Admiral Beaumont was lost on Goodwin Sands... [&] The Engagement of the Confederate Fleet, under Sir George Rook, Sir Cloudesly Shovel, Sir John Leake, - And the Admiral Byng, and Dikes, with the Duch Admirals Callemburge, & Vanderdusson... [&] Barcelona taken by the Confederate Fleet & Army, October 20 1705, ye Land Forces under the Command of ye Earl of Peterborough, & Prince of Hesse Harmstadt, & the Fleet under that of ye Admirals, Shovel, Allemonde, Charles III King of Spain, Emperour, being present, and Assisting at the Whole. [&] Sir Cloudesly Shovel, in the Association, with the Eagle, Rumñy, and the Firebrand, Lost on the Rocks of Scilly, October, 22, 1707.

London: Rayner, c.1738-9. Four rare etchings with engraving. Each c.345 x 460mm.

Stock ID : 21767

£2,500

A fine prospect of Jacobean London

MERIAN, Matthaus.

London.

Frankfurt, c.1650. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 220 x 700mm.

Stock ID : 19704

£3,800