New Additions

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 : 19766

£950

Scarce map illustrating the Turco-Persian War of 1578-90

GASTALDI, Giacomo.

Descrittione della Prima Parte dell' Asia Con I nome Moderni o Barbari.

Venice: Andrea Muschio & Barezzo Barezzi, 1588. Sheet 210 x 260mm.

Stock ID : 18817

£1,150

The famous 'curiosity' map of Europe as a queen

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

[Europe depicted as a Queen.]

Basel, c.1588. German edition. Coloured. Woodcut, printed area 260 x 160mm.

Stock ID : 19944

£1,100

16th century map of Bristol

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Brightstowe, vulgo; quondam venta, floretissimum Angliae Emporium.

Cologne, c.1588, French text edition. Coloured. 345 x 445mm.

Stock ID : 19735

£750

Early bird's eye view of Canterbury

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Cantuarbury. Cantuaria urbs Angliae celebris; Archiepiscopati sede commendata.

Cologne, c.1588, French text edition. Coloured. 290 x 430mm.

Stock ID : 19736

£950

Woodcut prospect of Genoa

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Der Schonen und weicherhumpten Statt Genua Abconcrafatur.

Basle, c.1590. German edition. Woodcut, image size 135 x 400mm.

Stock ID : 8633

£220

Early map of the island of Malta

PORCACCHI, Tomaso.

Malta.

Venice, Georgio Angelieri for the heirs of Simone Galignani, 1590. 110 x 150mm, set in text.

Stock ID : 15506

£275

Early woodblock prospect of Genoa

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

[Genoa.]

Basle, c.1590. German edition. Woodcut, image size 125 x 155mm.

Stock ID : 10736

£125

Early map of the island of Corsica

PORCACCHI, Tomaso.

Corsica.

Venice, Georgio Angelieri for the heirs of Simone Galignani, 1590. 110 x 150mm, set in text.

Stock ID : 12011

£250

Rare maps of Pomerania and Diethmarchen

DE JODE, Gerard.

Pomeraniae utriusq Continentis ... [on sheet with] Thietmarsorum Simbricae Schersonesi Populorum ...

Antwerp, Cornelis de Jode, 1593. Latin text edition. Two plates on one sheet, 160 x 450mm & 145 x 225mm.

Stock ID : 17613

£700

The scarce De Jode map of the Danube

DE JODE, Gerard.

Nova Exactissimaque Descriptio Danubii, (qui alias Ister cognominatur) fluminis permagni...

Antwerp, Arnold Coninx for the widow and heirs of Gerard de Jode, 1593. Coloured. 335 x 495mm.

Stock ID : 17806

£1,500

Mercator's map of Latvia in fine original colour

MERCATOR, Gerard.

Livonia.

Amsterdam, Jodocus Hondius, 1613. Fine original colour. 365 x 470mm.

Stock ID : 13056

£620

Cambrai in the C16th

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

La Ville de Cambray 1596.

Cologne, 1598, German text. Original colour. 335 x 440mm.

Stock ID : 11183

£420

16th century map of Taprobana

MAGINI, Giovanni Antonio.

Tabula Asiae XII.

Venice: Heirs of Simon Galignani, 1596, First edition. 135 x 180mm.

Stock ID : 18783

£250

16th century map of the Holy Land

MAGINI, Giovanni Antonio.

Palestina, vel Terra Sancta.

Venice: Heirs of Simon Galignani, 1596, First edition. 135 x 180mm.

Stock ID : 18784

£200

16th century map of Ancona

MAGINI, Giovanni Antonio.

Marca Anconae, Olim Picenum.

Venice: Heirs of Simon Galignani, 1596, First edition. 135 x 180mm.

Stock ID : 18788

£200

Early plan of Györ, Hungary

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Iaverinum vulgo Rab Anno 1594.

Cologne, c.1598, Latin text edition. Coloured. 360 x 510mm.

Stock ID : 16898

£750

An early prospect of Lyon

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Lugdunum. Lÿon.

Cologne, 1598, Latin text edition. Coloured. 340 x 480mm.

Stock ID : 9939

£300

Miniature map of Andalusia

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Andaluzia.

Brescia, 1598. 80 x 105mm, set in a page of text.

Stock ID : 9054

£60

Uncommon map of the Eastern Mediterranean with Cyprus

ROSACCIO, Giuseppe.

Questa Tavola e l'Antica Siria ch'era destinta in dodici Tribu hora si chiama la Soria et Terra Santa poseduta dal Turco.

Venice: Giacomo Franco, 1598. 140 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 19739

£900

Munster map of America after Ortelius

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Die newen Inseln so hinder Hispania gegen Orient bey dem Landt Indie gelegen

Basle: Sebastian Petri, 1598, German edition. Coloured woodcut, image size 320 x 360mm.

Stock ID : 19763

£1,200

Munster's map of Asia after Ortelius

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Asia wie es jetziger zeit nach den fürnemesten herrschafften abgetheilet und beschriben ist.

Basle: Sebastian Petri, c.1598. Coloured woodcut, printed area 315 x 355mm.

Stock ID : 19764

£625

A 16th century woodcut diagram of the Winds

MAGINI, Giovanni Antonio.

[The Winds.]

Venice: the Galignani brothers, 1596. Woodcut, set in letterpress, sheet 225 x 165mm.

Stock ID : 18648

£240

Ortelius 16th century map of Poland

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Poloniae Descriptio.

Brescia, c.1598. Coloured. 80 x 150mm, set in a page of Italian text.

Stock ID : 18815

£180

Classic 16th century map of Italy

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Italiae Novissima Descriptio Auctore Jacobo Castaldo Pedemontano.

Antwerp, 1598, French text edition. Coloured, 360 x 510mm.

Stock ID : 16995

£1,200

The extremely rare English edition of an important chart of the East Indies

PLANCIUS, Petrus.

Insulae Moluccae celeberrimæ sunt ob Maximamaromatum copiam quam per totum terrarum orbem mittunt...

London: John Wolfe, 1598. Coloured. 390 x 540mm.

Stock ID : 20040

£65,000

Fortress of Sopot, Albania

ROSACCIO, Giuseppe.

Fortezza di Sopoto.

Venice: Giacomo Franco, 1598. 100 x 175mm.

Stock ID : 9155

£125

Vlore, Albania

ROSACCIO, Giuseppe.

Valona.

Venice: Giacomo Franco, 1598. 100 x 175mm.

Stock ID : 9162

£200

The first issue of Quad's map of Russia

QUAD, Matthias.

Moscoviae Imperium.

Cologne: Johann Bussemacher, 1600, German text edition. 220 x 285mm.

Stock ID : 18345

£450

The first issue of Quad's map of the Holy Land

QUAD, Matthias.

Palaestina Quae Et Terra Sancta Vel Terra Promissionis..

Cologne: Johann Bussemacher, 1600, German text edition. 300 x 285mm.

Stock ID : 18350

£300

The first issue of Quad's map of Scotland

QUAD, Matthias.

Scotiæ Tabula.

Cologne: Johann Bussemacher, 1600, German text edition. 220 x 285mm.

Stock ID : 18347

£300

The first issue of Quad's map of Corsica

QUAD, Matthias.

Corsica.

Cologne: Johann Bussemacher, 1600, German text edition. 220 x 320mm.

Stock ID : 18348

£425

An early 17th century map of Flanders

QUAD, Matthias.

Flandriae Descriptio.

Cologne, Bussemacher, c.1600. Latin edition. 210 x 275mm.

Stock ID : 16566

£160

The first issue of Quad's map of Persia

QUAD, Matthias.

Persiæ Regnum sive Sophoru Imperium.

Cologne: Johann Bussemacher, 1600, German text edition. 210 x 265mm.

Stock ID : 18349

£300

Map of Abyssinia with the Kingdom of Prester John

QUAD, Matthias.

Abyssinorum sive Magni Regis Davidis, Quem vulgo Presbyterum Joannem vocant, Imperium.

Cologne: Johann Bussemacher, 1600, German text edition. 210 x 290mm.

Stock ID : 18351

£500

Early map of Tercera

LINSCHOTEN, Jan Huygen van.

A Cidade de Angra na Ilha de Iesu Xpo Da Tercera.

Frankfurt: Johann Theodore de Bry, 1601. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 395 x 560mm.

Stock ID : 19798

£900

Miniature map of Corfu

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Corfu.

Antwerp, c.1601, Latin text edition. Coloured 90 x 130mm.

Stock ID : 19626

£150

An early engraving of Rome's Pantheon

BEATRIZET, Nicolas.

Pantheum Romanum nunc Mariae cognomento Rotundae notum Ad Antiquam Suam Effigiem Et Formam Expressum.

Rome: Hendrik van Schoel, 1602. 320 x 355mm, with wide margins.

Stock ID : 18798

£1,600

A 16th century print of a jousting tournament in the Vatican

DUPERAC, Etienne.

Dissigno del Torneameto fatto il lune di Carnouale in Roma nel Theatro Vaticano, per Ant. Lafreri formis 1565.

Rome: Hendrik van Schoel, c.1602. 515 x 395mm.

Stock ID : 18801

£1,600

The Arch of Septimius Severus, Rome

LAFRERI, Antonio.

[Untitled elevation of the Arch of Septimus Severus.] Romae Claudii Ducheti formis 1583.

Rome: Hendrik van Schoel, 1602 440 x 395mm

Stock ID : 18902

£450

Porcacchi's Isolario

PORCACCHI, Tomaso.

L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo Descritte da Thomaso Porcacchi da Castiglione Arrentino e intagliate da Girolamo Porro Con l'Aggiunta di molte Isole.

Venice: Heirs of Simon Galignani, 1604. Folio, rebound in full vellum; pp. (xxii)+211; engraved title, 48 engraved maps in text, numerous woodcut emblems. Complete.

Stock ID : 18695

£4,500

INDEX

New Additions

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 : 19766

£950

Scarce map illustrating the Turco-Persian War of 1578-90

GASTALDI, Giacomo.

Descrittione della Prima Parte dell' Asia Con I nome Moderni o Barbari.

Venice: Andrea Muschio & Barezzo Barezzi, 1588. Sheet 210 x 260mm.

Stock ID : 18817

£1,150

The famous 'curiosity' map of Europe as a queen

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

[Europe depicted as a Queen.]

Basel, c.1588. German edition. Coloured. Woodcut, printed area 260 x 160mm.

Stock ID : 19944

£1,100

16th century map of Bristol

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Brightstowe, vulgo; quondam venta, floretissimum Angliae Emporium.

Cologne, c.1588, French text edition. Coloured. 345 x 445mm.

Stock ID : 19735

£750

Early bird's eye view of Canterbury

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Cantuarbury. Cantuaria urbs Angliae celebris; Archiepiscopati sede commendata.

Cologne, c.1588, French text edition. Coloured. 290 x 430mm.

Stock ID : 19736

£950

Woodcut prospect of Genoa

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Der Schonen und weicherhumpten Statt Genua Abconcrafatur.

Basle, c.1590. German edition. Woodcut, image size 135 x 400mm.

Stock ID : 8633

£220

Early map of the island of Malta

PORCACCHI, Tomaso.

Malta.

Venice, Georgio Angelieri for the heirs of Simone Galignani, 1590. 110 x 150mm, set in text.

Stock ID : 15506

£275

Early woodblock prospect of Genoa

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

[Genoa.]

Basle, c.1590. German edition. Woodcut, image size 125 x 155mm.

Stock ID : 10736

£125

Early map of the island of Corsica

PORCACCHI, Tomaso.

Corsica.

Venice, Georgio Angelieri for the heirs of Simone Galignani, 1590. 110 x 150mm, set in text.

Stock ID : 12011

£250

Rare maps of Pomerania and Diethmarchen

DE JODE, Gerard.

Pomeraniae utriusq Continentis ... [on sheet with] Thietmarsorum Simbricae Schersonesi Populorum ...

Antwerp, Cornelis de Jode, 1593. Latin text edition. Two plates on one sheet, 160 x 450mm & 145 x 225mm.

Stock ID : 17613

£700

The scarce De Jode map of the Danube

DE JODE, Gerard.

Nova Exactissimaque Descriptio Danubii, (qui alias Ister cognominatur) fluminis permagni...

Antwerp, Arnold Coninx for the widow and heirs of Gerard de Jode, 1593. Coloured. 335 x 495mm.

Stock ID : 17806

£1,500

Mercator's map of Latvia in fine original colour

MERCATOR, Gerard.

Livonia.

Amsterdam, Jodocus Hondius, 1613. Fine original colour. 365 x 470mm.

Stock ID : 13056

£620

Cambrai in the C16th

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

La Ville de Cambray 1596.

Cologne, 1598, German text. Original colour. 335 x 440mm.

Stock ID : 11183

£420

16th century map of Taprobana

MAGINI, Giovanni Antonio.

Tabula Asiae XII.

Venice: Heirs of Simon Galignani, 1596, First edition. 135 x 180mm.

Stock ID : 18783

£250

16th century map of the Holy Land

MAGINI, Giovanni Antonio.

Palestina, vel Terra Sancta.

Venice: Heirs of Simon Galignani, 1596, First edition. 135 x 180mm.

Stock ID : 18784

£200

16th century map of Ancona

MAGINI, Giovanni Antonio.

Marca Anconae, Olim Picenum.

Venice: Heirs of Simon Galignani, 1596, First edition. 135 x 180mm.

Stock ID : 18788

£200

Early plan of Györ, Hungary

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Iaverinum vulgo Rab Anno 1594.

Cologne, c.1598, Latin text edition. Coloured. 360 x 510mm.

Stock ID : 16898

£750

An early prospect of Lyon

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Lugdunum. Lÿon.

Cologne, 1598, Latin text edition. Coloured. 340 x 480mm.

Stock ID : 9939

£300

Miniature map of Andalusia

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Andaluzia.

Brescia, 1598. 80 x 105mm, set in a page of text.

Stock ID : 9054

£60

Uncommon map of the Eastern Mediterranean with Cyprus

ROSACCIO, Giuseppe.

Questa Tavola e l'Antica Siria ch'era destinta in dodici Tribu hora si chiama la Soria et Terra Santa poseduta dal Turco.

Venice: Giacomo Franco, 1598. 140 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 19739

£900

Munster map of America after Ortelius

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Die newen Inseln so hinder Hispania gegen Orient bey dem Landt Indie gelegen

Basle: Sebastian Petri, 1598, German edition. Coloured woodcut, image size 320 x 360mm.

Stock ID : 19763

£1,200

Munster's map of Asia after Ortelius

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Asia wie es jetziger zeit nach den fürnemesten herrschafften abgetheilet und beschriben ist.

Basle: Sebastian Petri, c.1598. Coloured woodcut, printed area 315 x 355mm.

Stock ID : 19764

£625

A 16th century woodcut diagram of the Winds

MAGINI, Giovanni Antonio.

[The Winds.]

Venice: the Galignani brothers, 1596. Woodcut, set in letterpress, sheet 225 x 165mm.

Stock ID : 18648

£240

Ortelius 16th century map of Poland

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Poloniae Descriptio.

Brescia, c.1598. Coloured. 80 x 150mm, set in a page of Italian text.

Stock ID : 18815

£180

Classic 16th century map of Italy

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Italiae Novissima Descriptio Auctore Jacobo Castaldo Pedemontano.

Antwerp, 1598, French text edition. Coloured, 360 x 510mm.

Stock ID : 16995

£1,200

The extremely rare English edition of an important chart of the East Indies

PLANCIUS, Petrus.

Insulae Moluccae celeberrimæ sunt ob Maximamaromatum copiam quam per totum terrarum orbem mittunt...

London: John Wolfe, 1598. Coloured. 390 x 540mm.

Stock ID : 20040

£65,000

Fortress of Sopot, Albania

ROSACCIO, Giuseppe.

Fortezza di Sopoto.

Venice: Giacomo Franco, 1598. 100 x 175mm.

Stock ID : 9155

£125

Vlore, Albania

ROSACCIO, Giuseppe.

Valona.

Venice: Giacomo Franco, 1598. 100 x 175mm.

Stock ID : 9162

£200

The first issue of Quad's map of Russia

QUAD, Matthias.

Moscoviae Imperium.

Cologne: Johann Bussemacher, 1600, German text edition. 220 x 285mm.

Stock ID : 18345

£450

The first issue of Quad's map of the Holy Land

QUAD, Matthias.

Palaestina Quae Et Terra Sancta Vel Terra Promissionis..

Cologne: Johann Bussemacher, 1600, German text edition. 300 x 285mm.

Stock ID : 18350

£300

The first issue of Quad's map of Scotland

QUAD, Matthias.

Scotiæ Tabula.

Cologne: Johann Bussemacher, 1600, German text edition. 220 x 285mm.

Stock ID : 18347

£300

The first issue of Quad's map of Corsica

QUAD, Matthias.

Corsica.

Cologne: Johann Bussemacher, 1600, German text edition. 220 x 320mm.

Stock ID : 18348

£425

An early 17th century map of Flanders

QUAD, Matthias.

Flandriae Descriptio.

Cologne, Bussemacher, c.1600. Latin edition. 210 x 275mm.

Stock ID : 16566

£160

The first issue of Quad's map of Persia

QUAD, Matthias.

Persiæ Regnum sive Sophoru Imperium.

Cologne: Johann Bussemacher, 1600, German text edition. 210 x 265mm.

Stock ID : 18349

£300

Map of Abyssinia with the Kingdom of Prester John

QUAD, Matthias.

Abyssinorum sive Magni Regis Davidis, Quem vulgo Presbyterum Joannem vocant, Imperium.

Cologne: Johann Bussemacher, 1600, German text edition. 210 x 290mm.

Stock ID : 18351

£500

Early map of Tercera

LINSCHOTEN, Jan Huygen van.

A Cidade de Angra na Ilha de Iesu Xpo Da Tercera.

Frankfurt: Johann Theodore de Bry, 1601. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 395 x 560mm.

Stock ID : 19798

£900

Miniature map of Corfu

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Corfu.

Antwerp, c.1601, Latin text edition. Coloured 90 x 130mm.

Stock ID : 19626

£150

An early engraving of Rome's Pantheon

BEATRIZET, Nicolas.

Pantheum Romanum nunc Mariae cognomento Rotundae notum Ad Antiquam Suam Effigiem Et Formam Expressum.

Rome: Hendrik van Schoel, 1602. 320 x 355mm, with wide margins.

Stock ID : 18798

£1,600

A 16th century print of a jousting tournament in the Vatican

DUPERAC, Etienne.

Dissigno del Torneameto fatto il lune di Carnouale in Roma nel Theatro Vaticano, per Ant. Lafreri formis 1565.

Rome: Hendrik van Schoel, c.1602. 515 x 395mm.

Stock ID : 18801

£1,600

The Arch of Septimius Severus, Rome

LAFRERI, Antonio.

[Untitled elevation of the Arch of Septimus Severus.] Romae Claudii Ducheti formis 1583.

Rome: Hendrik van Schoel, 1602 440 x 395mm

Stock ID : 18902

£450

Porcacchi's Isolario

PORCACCHI, Tomaso.

L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo Descritte da Thomaso Porcacchi da Castiglione Arrentino e intagliate da Girolamo Porro Con l'Aggiunta di molte Isole.

Venice: Heirs of Simon Galignani, 1604. Folio, rebound in full vellum; pp. (xxii)+211; engraved title, 48 engraved maps in text, numerous woodcut emblems. Complete.

Stock ID : 18695

£4,500