New Additions

Elevation of the facade of St. Peter's in the Vatican

LAFRERI, Antonio?

Facciata de San Pietro in Vaticano.

Rome: Hendrik van Schoel, 1607. 410 x 545mm

Stock ID : 18802

£1,250

Elevation of the Exterior of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome

BRAMBILLA, Ambrogio.

Orthographia partis exterioris Templi Divi Petri in Vaticano.

Rome: Hendrik van Schoel, 1607. 340 x 455mm

Stock ID : 18874

£1,250

A reconstruction of the aviary of Marcus Terentius Varro

BRAMBILLA, Ambrogio.

Ornithon sive Aviarium M Varronis Pyrro Ligorio neap inv.

Rome: Hendrik van Schoel, 1607. 480 x 365mm.

Stock ID : 18876

£850

Early 17th century map of the Turkish Empire

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Turcicum Imperium.

Arnhem, c.1607, Latin text edition. 150 x 185mm, set in text.

Stock ID : 11990

£300

Early prospect of Genoa

SAUR, Abraham.

[Genova.]

Frankfurt: W. Richter, 1608. Woodcut, 70 x 95mm, set in letterpress text.

Stock ID : 18418

£250

The rarest Ortelius atlas map of England and Wales

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Anglia, Regnum si quod aliud in toto Oceano ditissium et florentissimum. Christophorus Saxton describebat.

Amsterdam: J.B. Virents, 1608, first Italian edition. Fine original colour. 385 x 480mm.

Stock ID : 19815

£2,200

The Ortelius/Vrients map of Galicia in fine original colour

VRIENTS, Jan Baptist.

Descripcion del Reyno de Galizia, auth. F.Fer.Oiea, ord. Pred.

Antwerp, 1608-12, Italian textedition. Original colour. 380 x 485mm.

Stock ID : 19445

£1,250

17th century map of Cyprus and the islands of the Aegean

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

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

Amsterdam, 1609, French text edition. Old colour. 355 x 490mm.

Stock ID : 17882

£1,400

17th century miniature map of Russia

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Russia cum Confinijs.

Amsterdam, 1610, Latin text edition. Coloured. 140 x 185mm.

Stock ID : 18357

£220

Map of Bantam on Java from Varthema's Travels

VARTHEMA, Ludovico di.

Situs civitatis Bantam et Navium Insulae Iauae delineatio.

Leipzig: Heironymus Megister, 1610. 75 x 115mm.

Stock ID : 13210

£250

A 17th century miniature map of Virginia and northern Florida

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Virginia et Florida.

Amsterdam, 1610, Latin text edition. Coloured. 150 x 185mm.

Stock ID : 18281

£530

Mercator's North Pole from the 'Atlas Minor'

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Polus Arcticus cum vicinis regionibus.

Amsterdam, 1610, Latin text edition. Coloured. 135 x 185mm.

Stock ID : 18284

£525

17th century miniature map of Tuscany

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Tuscia.

Amsterdam, 1610, Latin text edition. Coloured. 145 x 175mm.

Stock ID : 18358

£220

17th century miniature map of Prussia

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Prussia.

Amsterdam, 1610, Latin text edition. Coloured. 155 x 195mm.

Stock ID : 18359

£220

17th century miniature map of Ancona

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Marcha Anconitana cum Spoletano Ducatu.

Amsterdam, 1610, Latin text edition. Coloured. 150 x 185mm.

Stock ID : 18360

£220

The Eastern Mediterranean from a 14th century manuscript

VESCONTE, Pietro.

[Untitled sea chart of the Eastern Mediterranean.]

Hanover, Christian Wechelius, 1611. 265 x 325mm.

Stock ID : 13107

£1,600

Plan of Jerusalem from a C14th manuscript

VESCONTE, Pietro.

[Untitled plan of Jerusalem.]

Hanover, Christian Wechelius, 1611. 195 x 260mm.

Stock ID : 13108

£800

Vrients's scarce map of England, Wales & Ireland

VRIENTS, Jan Baptist.

Angliae et Hiberniae Accurata Descriptio... 1605.

Antwerp: Plantin, 1609 or 1612, Latin text edition. Coloured. 435 x 570mm.

Stock ID : 15776

£5,500

Early 17th century map of Berry & Limagne

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Regionis Biturgium Exactiss: Descriptio...; Limaniae Topographia...

Antwerp, 1612, Spanish text. Original colour. 315 x 490mm.

Stock ID : 9247

£200

Early 17th century map of Burgundy

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Burgundiae Ducatus; Burgundiae Comitatus, auctore Dno. Ferdinando Lannoyo.

Antwerp, 1612, Spanish text. Original colour. 360 x 505mm.

Stock ID : 9301

£180

Early 17th century map of Lorraine

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Lorraine. Lotharingiae Nova Descriptio.

Antwerp, 1612, Spanish text. Original colour. 345 x 505mm.

Stock ID : 9302

£200

Early 17th century map of Calais & Vermandois

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Caletensium et Bononiensium Ditionis Accurata Delineatio; Vermanduorum Eorumque Confinium Exactissima Descript.

Antwerp, 1612, Spanish text. Original colour. 345 x 470mm.

Stock ID : 9250

£250

Striking 17th century map of the East Indies

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Insulae Indiae Orientalis Praecipuae In quibus Moluccae celeberrimae sunt.

Amsterdam: Henricus Hondius 1619, French text edition. Original colour. 345 x 475mm.

Stock ID : 19744

£2,500

The mythical kingdom of Prester John in Abyssinia

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Abissinorum Sive Pretiosi Joannis Imperiú.

Amsterdam, 1613, French text edition. Original outline colour. 345 x 490mm.

Stock ID : 7946

£350

A superb early 17th century plan of Fontainebleau

FRANCINI, Alessandro.

Portrait de la Maison Royale de Fontaine Belleau.

French, c.1614. Engraving, Sheet 560 x 470mm.

Stock ID : 16610

£750

Woodblock map of Africa

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Africa...

Basle, c.1615, German text edition, Woodcut, printed area 130 x 160mm, set in a page of text..

Stock ID : 8618

£100

Early 17th century miniature map of Iceland

BERTIUS, Petrus.

Islandia.

Amsterdam: Jodocus Hondius II, 1616, Latin text edition. Coloured. 90 x 130mm.

Stock ID : 19388

£330

The Bertius map of Borneo

HONDIUS, Jodocus II.

Borneo Insula.

Amsterdam: Jodocus Hondius, 1616. Coloured. 100 x 135mm.

Stock ID : 15206

£160

The Bertius map of Tartary

HONDIUS, Jodocus II.

Tartaria.

Amsterdam: Jodocus Hondius, 1616. Coloured. 100 x 135mm.

Stock ID : 15209

£150

The Bertius map of the northern Moluccas

HONDIUS, Jodocus II.

Moluccæ insulæ.

Amsterdam: Jodocus Hondius, 1616. Coloured. 100 x 135mm.

Stock ID : 15211

£165

An important book on early American exploration

DE BRY, Theodore.

[The Great or American Voyages.]

Frankfurt: 1594-1617. Parts I-VI only (of 13) in one volume. Latin text. Folio (335 x 235 mm), 17th century vellum over pasteboard, the flat spine with small panel outlined in gilt with rolls, titled in gilt within the panel.

Stock ID : 12946

£75,000

An early plan of Bar-le-Duc, Lorraine

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Description de la ville de Bar facite L'An 1617.

Cologne: 1617. Original colour. 445 x 350mm.

Stock ID : 15129

£300

Early plan of Drégelypalánk, Hungary

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Palanka Superioris Hungariæ civitas.

Cologne, 1617, Latin text edition. Coloured. 330 x 445mm.

Stock ID : 16896

£700

Early plan of Szolnock, Hungary

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Zolnock Superioris Hungariae civitas.

Cologne, 1617, Latin text edition. Coloured. 340 x 515mm.

Stock ID : 16897

£750

An unusual map of Ancient Greece

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Graecia Sophiani

Amsterdam: Jodocus Hondius II, 1619. Original colour. 350 x 490mm.

Stock ID : 19829

£750

Mercator's map of Tuscany

MERCATOR, Gerard.

Tuscia.

Amsterdam: Jodocus Hondius Jnr, 1619, French edition. Original colour. 345 x 475mm.

Stock ID : 19030

£400

A world map celebrating the voyage of Willem Schouten

DE BRY, Johann Theodore.

[Guilhelmi Schouten in australem oceanum expeditio.]

Oppenheim: de Bry, c.1619. Engraved map 170 x 210mm, set in letterpress.

Stock ID : 17013

£950

INDEX

New Additions

Elevation of the facade of St. Peter's in the Vatican

LAFRERI, Antonio?

Facciata de San Pietro in Vaticano.

Rome: Hendrik van Schoel, 1607. 410 x 545mm

Stock ID : 18802

£1,250

Elevation of the Exterior of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome

BRAMBILLA, Ambrogio.

Orthographia partis exterioris Templi Divi Petri in Vaticano.

Rome: Hendrik van Schoel, 1607. 340 x 455mm

Stock ID : 18874

£1,250

A reconstruction of the aviary of Marcus Terentius Varro

BRAMBILLA, Ambrogio.

Ornithon sive Aviarium M Varronis Pyrro Ligorio neap inv.

Rome: Hendrik van Schoel, 1607. 480 x 365mm.

Stock ID : 18876

£850

Early 17th century map of the Turkish Empire

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Turcicum Imperium.

Arnhem, c.1607, Latin text edition. 150 x 185mm, set in text.

Stock ID : 11990

£300

Early prospect of Genoa

SAUR, Abraham.

[Genova.]

Frankfurt: W. Richter, 1608. Woodcut, 70 x 95mm, set in letterpress text.

Stock ID : 18418

£250

The rarest Ortelius atlas map of England and Wales

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Anglia, Regnum si quod aliud in toto Oceano ditissium et florentissimum. Christophorus Saxton describebat.

Amsterdam: J.B. Virents, 1608, first Italian edition. Fine original colour. 385 x 480mm.

Stock ID : 19815

£2,200

The Ortelius/Vrients map of Galicia in fine original colour

VRIENTS, Jan Baptist.

Descripcion del Reyno de Galizia, auth. F.Fer.Oiea, ord. Pred.

Antwerp, 1608-12, Italian textedition. Original colour. 380 x 485mm.

Stock ID : 19445

£1,250

17th century map of Cyprus and the islands of the Aegean

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

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

Amsterdam, 1609, French text edition. Old colour. 355 x 490mm.

Stock ID : 17882

£1,400

17th century miniature map of Russia

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Russia cum Confinijs.

Amsterdam, 1610, Latin text edition. Coloured. 140 x 185mm.

Stock ID : 18357

£220

Map of Bantam on Java from Varthema's Travels

VARTHEMA, Ludovico di.

Situs civitatis Bantam et Navium Insulae Iauae delineatio.

Leipzig: Heironymus Megister, 1610. 75 x 115mm.

Stock ID : 13210

£250

A 17th century miniature map of Virginia and northern Florida

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Virginia et Florida.

Amsterdam, 1610, Latin text edition. Coloured. 150 x 185mm.

Stock ID : 18281

£530

Mercator's North Pole from the 'Atlas Minor'

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Polus Arcticus cum vicinis regionibus.

Amsterdam, 1610, Latin text edition. Coloured. 135 x 185mm.

Stock ID : 18284

£525

17th century miniature map of Tuscany

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Tuscia.

Amsterdam, 1610, Latin text edition. Coloured. 145 x 175mm.

Stock ID : 18358

£220

17th century miniature map of Prussia

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Prussia.

Amsterdam, 1610, Latin text edition. Coloured. 155 x 195mm.

Stock ID : 18359

£220

17th century miniature map of Ancona

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Marcha Anconitana cum Spoletano Ducatu.

Amsterdam, 1610, Latin text edition. Coloured. 150 x 185mm.

Stock ID : 18360

£220

The Eastern Mediterranean from a 14th century manuscript

VESCONTE, Pietro.

[Untitled sea chart of the Eastern Mediterranean.]

Hanover, Christian Wechelius, 1611. 265 x 325mm.

Stock ID : 13107

£1,600

Plan of Jerusalem from a C14th manuscript

VESCONTE, Pietro.

[Untitled plan of Jerusalem.]

Hanover, Christian Wechelius, 1611. 195 x 260mm.

Stock ID : 13108

£800

Vrients's scarce map of England, Wales & Ireland

VRIENTS, Jan Baptist.

Angliae et Hiberniae Accurata Descriptio... 1605.

Antwerp: Plantin, 1609 or 1612, Latin text edition. Coloured. 435 x 570mm.

Stock ID : 15776

£5,500

Early 17th century map of Berry & Limagne

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Regionis Biturgium Exactiss: Descriptio...; Limaniae Topographia...

Antwerp, 1612, Spanish text. Original colour. 315 x 490mm.

Stock ID : 9247

£200

Early 17th century map of Burgundy

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Burgundiae Ducatus; Burgundiae Comitatus, auctore Dno. Ferdinando Lannoyo.

Antwerp, 1612, Spanish text. Original colour. 360 x 505mm.

Stock ID : 9301

£180

Early 17th century map of Lorraine

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Lorraine. Lotharingiae Nova Descriptio.

Antwerp, 1612, Spanish text. Original colour. 345 x 505mm.

Stock ID : 9302

£200

Early 17th century map of Calais & Vermandois

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Caletensium et Bononiensium Ditionis Accurata Delineatio; Vermanduorum Eorumque Confinium Exactissima Descript.

Antwerp, 1612, Spanish text. Original colour. 345 x 470mm.

Stock ID : 9250

£250

Striking 17th century map of the East Indies

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Insulae Indiae Orientalis Praecipuae In quibus Moluccae celeberrimae sunt.

Amsterdam: Henricus Hondius 1619, French text edition. Original colour. 345 x 475mm.

Stock ID : 19744

£2,500

The mythical kingdom of Prester John in Abyssinia

HONDIUS, Jodocus.

Abissinorum Sive Pretiosi Joannis Imperiú.

Amsterdam, 1613, French text edition. Original outline colour. 345 x 490mm.

Stock ID : 7946

£350

A superb early 17th century plan of Fontainebleau

FRANCINI, Alessandro.

Portrait de la Maison Royale de Fontaine Belleau.

French, c.1614. Engraving, Sheet 560 x 470mm.

Stock ID : 16610

£750

Woodblock map of Africa

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Africa...

Basle, c.1615, German text edition, Woodcut, printed area 130 x 160mm, set in a page of text..

Stock ID : 8618

£100

Early 17th century miniature map of Iceland

BERTIUS, Petrus.

Islandia.

Amsterdam: Jodocus Hondius II, 1616, Latin text edition. Coloured. 90 x 130mm.

Stock ID : 19388

£330

The Bertius map of Borneo

HONDIUS, Jodocus II.

Borneo Insula.

Amsterdam: Jodocus Hondius, 1616. Coloured. 100 x 135mm.

Stock ID : 15206

£160

The Bertius map of Tartary

HONDIUS, Jodocus II.

Tartaria.

Amsterdam: Jodocus Hondius, 1616. Coloured. 100 x 135mm.

Stock ID : 15209

£150

The Bertius map of the northern Moluccas

HONDIUS, Jodocus II.

Moluccæ insulæ.

Amsterdam: Jodocus Hondius, 1616. Coloured. 100 x 135mm.

Stock ID : 15211

£165

An important book on early American exploration

DE BRY, Theodore.

[The Great or American Voyages.]

Frankfurt: 1594-1617. Parts I-VI only (of 13) in one volume. Latin text. Folio (335 x 235 mm), 17th century vellum over pasteboard, the flat spine with small panel outlined in gilt with rolls, titled in gilt within the panel.

Stock ID : 12946

£75,000

An early plan of Bar-le-Duc, Lorraine

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Description de la ville de Bar facite L'An 1617.

Cologne: 1617. Original colour. 445 x 350mm.

Stock ID : 15129

£300

Early plan of Drégelypalánk, Hungary

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Palanka Superioris Hungariæ civitas.

Cologne, 1617, Latin text edition. Coloured. 330 x 445mm.

Stock ID : 16896

£700

Early plan of Szolnock, Hungary

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Zolnock Superioris Hungariae civitas.

Cologne, 1617, Latin text edition. Coloured. 340 x 515mm.

Stock ID : 16897

£750

An unusual map of Ancient Greece

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Graecia Sophiani

Amsterdam: Jodocus Hondius II, 1619. Original colour. 350 x 490mm.

Stock ID : 19829

£750

Mercator's map of Tuscany

MERCATOR, Gerard.

Tuscia.

Amsterdam: Jodocus Hondius Jnr, 1619, French edition. Original colour. 345 x 475mm.

Stock ID : 19030

£400

A world map celebrating the voyage of Willem Schouten

DE BRY, Johann Theodore.

[Guilhelmi Schouten in australem oceanum expeditio.]

Oppenheim: de Bry, c.1619. Engraved map 170 x 210mm, set in letterpress.

Stock ID : 17013

£950