New Additions

A late-18th century plan of Constantinople

ANDREWS, John.

A Plan of the City of Constantinople

London, John Stockdale, 1800. Coloured. 180 x 260mm.

Stock ID : 21525

£290

An 18th century map of Majorca

FER, Nicolas de.

L'Isle Mayorque Mis en jour...

Paris: de Fer, 1715. Coloured. 230 x 345mm.

Stock ID : 21526

£450

A miniature version of Cook's map of New Zealand

COOK, Captain James.

New Zealand explored by Capt. J. Cook. 1769-77.

London: Charles Knight, 1830. Sheet 165 x 100mm.

Stock ID : 21528

£125

17th century map of the European colonies on the Eastern Seaboard

JANSSON, Jan.

Nova Anglia Novum Belgium et Virginia.

Amsterdam, c.1636, Latin text. Original colour. 390 x 505mm.

Stock ID : 21530

£1,200

The Holy Land according to Josephus

WELLS, Edward.

A Map of the Holy Land Chiefly Accommodated to those Books of Josephus which contain the History of the Old Testament.

London: Knapton et al, 1733. Coloured. 445 x 315mm.

Stock ID : 21532

£300

The founding of St Petersburg by Peter the Great

ZATTA, Antonio.

Il Czar Pietro il grande fonda la Città di Pietroburgo nell' Ingira all' imboccatura del fiume Neva la primavera dell'anno 1703.

Venice, 1797. Sheet 360 x 415mm.

Stock ID : 21533

£650

18th century prospect of Milan with fine allegorical detail

WERNER, Friedrich Bernhard.

Mediolanum. Mayland.

Augsburg: Martin Engelbrecht, c.1735. Coloured etching, 205 x 300mm.

Stock ID : 21534

£900

A scarce prospect of Jerusalem

LEOPOLD, Joseph Friedrich.

Hierosolyma. Jerusalem.

Augsburg, c.1715. Coloured. Sheet 200 x 295mm.

Stock ID : 21535

£850

16th century prospect of Jerusalem

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Die heilege statt Jerusalem...

Basle, c.1550. German text edition. Coloured woodcut, image size 150 x 370mm, set in a page of text.

Stock ID : 21536

£470

An 18th century view of the Port of Palermo

SWINBURNE, Henry.

View of the Port of Palermo.

London: P. Elmsly, 1785. Coloured. 320 x 520mm.

Stock ID : 21547

£750

An 18th century view of Messina

SWINBURNE, Henry.

A View of Messina as in 1777.

London: P. Elmsly, 1783-5. Coloured. 320 x 520mm.

Stock ID : 21548

£650

A broadside announcing Napoleon's appointment as First Consul

LETOURMY, Jean Baptiste.

Buonaparte Premier Consul, Cambacérès le Second, Lebrun le Troisiéme. Détail. Des évènemens qui se sont passés é Paris, aux Conseils des Cinq-cents & des Anciens, dans les séances des 18 & 19 Brumaire & suivantes.

Orléans: Letourmey, 1799. Woodcut with original stencilled colour. Sheet 305 x 380mm (12 x 15").

Stock ID : 21549

£750

An 18th century bird's-eye view of Venice

Anonymous.

A Perspective View of the CIty of Venice. Vue Perspective de la Ville de Venise.

London, c.1780. Original colour. 265 x 415mm.

Stock ID : 21550

£650

An early plan for the West India Docks

WYATT, Samuel.

Mr S Wyatt's Plan of the Proposed Docks at the Isle of Dogs, from Blackwell Hole.

London, 1796. Coloured. Sheet 390 x 550mm.

Stock ID : 21551

£450

A 16th century coastal profile of Ascension

DE BRY, Theodore.

Vera effigies et delineatio Insulae Ascenstio...

Frankfurt: De Bry, c.1599. Coloured, with gold highlights. 150 x 220mm.

Stock ID : 21552

£380

A scarce large-scale map of Surrey in fine colour

BRYANT, Andrew.

Map of the County of Surrey from actual Survey by A. Bryant, in the years 1822 and 1823. Inscribed by Permission to the R.t Honb.le The Lord Viscount Midleton Lord Lieutenant, and to the Nobility, Clergy and Gentry, of the County.

London: Bryant, 1823. Superb original body colour. Printed on four sheets, dissected and laid on linen in four sections as issued, each sheet 680 x 820mm, total if joined 1320 x 1590mm. With original red morocco gilt slipcase.

Stock ID : 21553

£3,000

A very fine early 19th century miniature atlas

REMONDINI, Giuseppe Antonio.

Atlas Géographique dressé sur les meilliures Cartes de ces derniers tems, à l'usgae Des Ecoles, et de toute la Jeunesse des deux Sexes.

Venice: Remondini, 1801. Small 8vo, painted vellum, marbled endpapers, with original painted vellum slipcase with title label; engr. frontis. & title, 2 double-page engraved indexes of maps, 60 numbered double-page maps in original colour, as called for.

Stock ID : 21554

£2,300

A mid-18th century pocket atlas of the world

GIBSON, John.

Atlas Minimus, or a New Set of Pocket Maps, Of the several Empires, Kingdoms and States of the known World, with Historical Extracts relative to each. Drawn and Engrav'd By J. Gibson from the Best Authorities. Revis'd, Corrected and Improv'd By Eman: Bowen Geographer to his Majesty.

London: J. Newbery, 1758. First Edition, first issue. 16mo, original full calf, gilt bands on spine; engr. frontis., title, preface, index & 52 numbered maps in original outline colour, & engr. publisher's ad.

Stock ID : 21555

£3,500

A board game based on the Panama Canal

M.I.P. Co. Ltd.

The Game of Panama Canal.

n.d., c.1900. Chromolithograph on card, buckram spine. Sheet 255 x 255mm (open).

Stock ID : 21558

£250

The environs of Maastricht and the Battle of Lauffeldt

JEFFERYS, Thomas.

A Plan of Maestricht, with the Adjacient Villages where the Battle was fought June 21.

London: Jefferys, 1747. Coloured. Sheet 200 x 240mm.

Stock ID : 21641

£140

A trompe-l'oeil map of the Bosphorus

Anonymous.

Geografica Dimostrazione della Propontide, dell' Elespontop, del Bosforo e loro adiacenze tanto nell' Europa quanto nell' Asia

Venice: Antonio Graziosi, 1770. 175 x 270mm.

Stock ID : 21649

£180

Caricature map of Europe at the outbreak of the First World War

JOHNSON, RIDDLE & CO.

Hark! Hark! The Dogs Do Bark!. With Note By Walter Emanuel.

London: G.W. Bacon & Co., 1914. Chromolithograph. Sheet 555 x 750mm.

Stock ID : 21516

£2,400

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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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

INDEX

New Additions

A late-18th century plan of Constantinople

ANDREWS, John.

A Plan of the City of Constantinople

London, John Stockdale, 1800. Coloured. 180 x 260mm.

Stock ID : 21525

£290

An 18th century map of Majorca

FER, Nicolas de.

L'Isle Mayorque Mis en jour...

Paris: de Fer, 1715. Coloured. 230 x 345mm.

Stock ID : 21526

£450

A miniature version of Cook's map of New Zealand

COOK, Captain James.

New Zealand explored by Capt. J. Cook. 1769-77.

London: Charles Knight, 1830. Sheet 165 x 100mm.

Stock ID : 21528

£125

17th century map of the European colonies on the Eastern Seaboard

JANSSON, Jan.

Nova Anglia Novum Belgium et Virginia.

Amsterdam, c.1636, Latin text. Original colour. 390 x 505mm.

Stock ID : 21530

£1,200

The Holy Land according to Josephus

WELLS, Edward.

A Map of the Holy Land Chiefly Accommodated to those Books of Josephus which contain the History of the Old Testament.

London: Knapton et al, 1733. Coloured. 445 x 315mm.

Stock ID : 21532

£300

The founding of St Petersburg by Peter the Great

ZATTA, Antonio.

Il Czar Pietro il grande fonda la Città di Pietroburgo nell' Ingira all' imboccatura del fiume Neva la primavera dell'anno 1703.

Venice, 1797. Sheet 360 x 415mm.

Stock ID : 21533

£650

18th century prospect of Milan with fine allegorical detail

WERNER, Friedrich Bernhard.

Mediolanum. Mayland.

Augsburg: Martin Engelbrecht, c.1735. Coloured etching, 205 x 300mm.

Stock ID : 21534

£900

A scarce prospect of Jerusalem

LEOPOLD, Joseph Friedrich.

Hierosolyma. Jerusalem.

Augsburg, c.1715. Coloured. Sheet 200 x 295mm.

Stock ID : 21535

£850

16th century prospect of Jerusalem

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Die heilege statt Jerusalem...

Basle, c.1550. German text edition. Coloured woodcut, image size 150 x 370mm, set in a page of text.

Stock ID : 21536

£470

An 18th century view of the Port of Palermo

SWINBURNE, Henry.

View of the Port of Palermo.

London: P. Elmsly, 1785. Coloured. 320 x 520mm.

Stock ID : 21547

£750

An 18th century view of Messina

SWINBURNE, Henry.

A View of Messina as in 1777.

London: P. Elmsly, 1783-5. Coloured. 320 x 520mm.

Stock ID : 21548

£650

A broadside announcing Napoleon's appointment as First Consul

LETOURMY, Jean Baptiste.

Buonaparte Premier Consul, Cambacérès le Second, Lebrun le Troisiéme. Détail. Des évènemens qui se sont passés é Paris, aux Conseils des Cinq-cents & des Anciens, dans les séances des 18 & 19 Brumaire & suivantes.

Orléans: Letourmey, 1799. Woodcut with original stencilled colour. Sheet 305 x 380mm (12 x 15").

Stock ID : 21549

£750

An 18th century bird's-eye view of Venice

Anonymous.

A Perspective View of the CIty of Venice. Vue Perspective de la Ville de Venise.

London, c.1780. Original colour. 265 x 415mm.

Stock ID : 21550

£650

An early plan for the West India Docks

WYATT, Samuel.

Mr S Wyatt's Plan of the Proposed Docks at the Isle of Dogs, from Blackwell Hole.

London, 1796. Coloured. Sheet 390 x 550mm.

Stock ID : 21551

£450

A 16th century coastal profile of Ascension

DE BRY, Theodore.

Vera effigies et delineatio Insulae Ascenstio...

Frankfurt: De Bry, c.1599. Coloured, with gold highlights. 150 x 220mm.

Stock ID : 21552

£380

A scarce large-scale map of Surrey in fine colour

BRYANT, Andrew.

Map of the County of Surrey from actual Survey by A. Bryant, in the years 1822 and 1823. Inscribed by Permission to the R.t Honb.le The Lord Viscount Midleton Lord Lieutenant, and to the Nobility, Clergy and Gentry, of the County.

London: Bryant, 1823. Superb original body colour. Printed on four sheets, dissected and laid on linen in four sections as issued, each sheet 680 x 820mm, total if joined 1320 x 1590mm. With original red morocco gilt slipcase.

Stock ID : 21553

£3,000

A very fine early 19th century miniature atlas

REMONDINI, Giuseppe Antonio.

Atlas Géographique dressé sur les meilliures Cartes de ces derniers tems, à l'usgae Des Ecoles, et de toute la Jeunesse des deux Sexes.

Venice: Remondini, 1801. Small 8vo, painted vellum, marbled endpapers, with original painted vellum slipcase with title label; engr. frontis. & title, 2 double-page engraved indexes of maps, 60 numbered double-page maps in original colour, as called for.

Stock ID : 21554

£2,300

A mid-18th century pocket atlas of the world

GIBSON, John.

Atlas Minimus, or a New Set of Pocket Maps, Of the several Empires, Kingdoms and States of the known World, with Historical Extracts relative to each. Drawn and Engrav'd By J. Gibson from the Best Authorities. Revis'd, Corrected and Improv'd By Eman: Bowen Geographer to his Majesty.

London: J. Newbery, 1758. First Edition, first issue. 16mo, original full calf, gilt bands on spine; engr. frontis., title, preface, index & 52 numbered maps in original outline colour, & engr. publisher's ad.

Stock ID : 21555

£3,500

A board game based on the Panama Canal

M.I.P. Co. Ltd.

The Game of Panama Canal.

n.d., c.1900. Chromolithograph on card, buckram spine. Sheet 255 x 255mm (open).

Stock ID : 21558

£250

The environs of Maastricht and the Battle of Lauffeldt

JEFFERYS, Thomas.

A Plan of Maestricht, with the Adjacient Villages where the Battle was fought June 21.

London: Jefferys, 1747. Coloured. Sheet 200 x 240mm.

Stock ID : 21641

£140

A trompe-l'oeil map of the Bosphorus

Anonymous.

Geografica Dimostrazione della Propontide, dell' Elespontop, del Bosforo e loro adiacenze tanto nell' Europa quanto nell' Asia

Venice: Antonio Graziosi, 1770. 175 x 270mm.

Stock ID : 21649

£180

Caricature map of Europe at the outbreak of the First World War

JOHNSON, RIDDLE & CO.

Hark! Hark! The Dogs Do Bark!. With Note By Walter Emanuel.

London: G.W. Bacon & Co., 1914. Chromolithograph. Sheet 555 x 750mm.

Stock ID : 21516

£2,400

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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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