New Additions

One of the earliest maps to depict America

WALDSEEMULLER, Martin.

Tabula Terre Nove.

Strasbourg, Johannes Shott, 1513. Woodcut, printed area 385 x 445mm, paper watermarked with a fleur de lis, with good margins.

Stock ID : 24130

£42,500

'A fine ornate example of the decorative cartography of the time'

HONDIUS, Henricus.

Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica Ac Hydrographica Tabula. Auct Henr. Hondio.

Amsterdam, Jan Jansson, 1641-, Latin text edition. Fine original colour. 380 x 540mm.

Stock ID : 24127

£8,000

An important wall map of the Kingdom of Sardinia

BORGONIO, Giovanni Tommaso.

Carta Corografica degli Stati di S.M. il re di Sardegna data in luce dall'Ingegnere Borgonio nel 1683 corretta ed accresciuta nell'anno 1772. Jacobus Stagnonus incidit Taurini 1772.

Paris: Jean Goujon, c.1801. 25 sheets, dissected and laid on linen in four sections, as issued, total area 2030 x 1520mm. With the original calf gilt box, worn.

Stock ID : 24126

£5,500

A monumental wall map of Spain early in the War of the Spanish Succession

FER, Nicolas de.

Espagne Triomphante sous le Regne de Philippe V.

Paris: de Fer, 1704. Coloured. Four sheets conjoined, total 1000 x 1280mm.

Stock ID : 24125

£12,000

A previously unrecorded carte-à-figures map of Africa

TODESCHI, Pietro.

Africae Nova Tabula...

Bologna: Francesco Sabatini, c.1670. 455 x 560mm.

Stock ID : 24121

£5,000

An unrecorded carte-à-figures map of Asia

TODESCHI, Pietro.

Asia recens summa cura delineata Auctore Jud. Hondio. Pietro Todeschi Fecit 1670.

Bologna: Francesco Sabatini, 1670. 455 x 555mm.

Stock ID : 24120

£5,000

Russia, part of a rare 16th century Italian wall map of Europe

CAMOCIO, Giovanni Francesco.

[Moscovia.]

Venice, c. 1595. Four sheets conjoined, total 680 x 630mm.

Stock ID : 24119

£6,500

A scarce map of the gold rush near Johannesburg

TROYE, Gustav Arthur.

Troye's Map of the Witwatersrandt Gold Fields with the latest information.

London: J.C. Eley for the Standard Office, Johannesburg, 1892. Colour lithographic map, dissected and laid on linen, as issued, total 745 x 1075mm, with the Standard Office's label stuck on.

Stock ID : 24104

£1,900

A contemporary map of the Siege of Sevastopol

WYLD, James.

The Environs of Sevastopol with the Batteries & Approaches. Fourth Edition.

London: 4th November 1854. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 690 x 505mm.

Stock ID : 24100

£350

A contemporary map of the Siege of Sevastopol

WYLD, James.

The Environs of Sevastopol with the Batteries & Approaches. Second Edition.

London: 20th October 1854. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 690 x 505mm.

Stock ID : 24099

£350

A contemporary map of the Siege of Sevastopol

WYLD, James.

The Environs of Sevastopol with the Batteries & Approaches. Seventh Edition.

London: June 20th 1855. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 690 x 505mm.

Stock ID : 24098

£350

A rare map of the British Isles with a prospect of the Great Fire of 1666

HOLLAR, Wenceslaus.

A new and Exact Map of Great Brityannie Containing the three Kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland, with the Principality of Wales etc, as also An Addition of severall of y.e Cheeef Citties belonging to the sayd kingdomes.

London: John Overton, 1667. 425 x 535mm.

Stock ID : 24086

£12,000

A Victorian educational map of the British Isles

STARK, J.

Stark's Geographical, Historical, Chronological, Biographical, Mineralogical and Railway Chart of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

Glasgow: J. Stark, 1851. Lithographic map with original hand colour. Dissected and laid on linen, total 1020 x 795mm, folded into the original covers.

Stock ID : 24080

£1,700

A two-sheet, double-hemisphere world map full of unusual features

MORTIER, Pierre.

Mappe-Monde Geo-Hydrographique, ou Description Generale du Globe Terrestre et Aquatique en Deux Plans Hemispheres [...]

Amsterdam: Pierre Mortier, c.1700. Original outline colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 580 x 980mm.

Stock ID : 24058

£16,000

The only known complete example of a 17th century prospect of Venice

DE ROSSI, Giovanni Domenico.

Vero e Nuovo Disegno della Inclita Citta de Venetia.

Rome: Giovanni Domenico de' Rossi, c.1650. Two sheets conjoined, total 275 x 675mm, with wide margins.

Stock ID : 24057

£12,500

A unique presentation of Franco's plan of Venice

FRANCO, Giacomo.

Venetia

Venice: Daniel Bissuccio, 1609-c.1612, Broadsheet, printed from four engraved plates, with letterpress panel, four sheets conjoined, total size 550 x 925mm.

Stock ID : 24055

£28,000

A rare map of the Persian Gulf

BRANDSHAGEN, F.W.

Tabula Hydrographica Sinus Persici.

Lemgo: Heinrich Wilhelm Meyer, 1712. 255 x 340mm.

Stock ID : 24031

£3,650

A large map of Lower Egypt during the Anglo-Turkish War

ARROWSMITH, Aaron.

A Map of Lower Egypt from Various Surveys Communicated by Major Bryce and Other Officers. Drawn by Aaron Arrowmith Hydrographer to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales. 1807.

London: Aaron Arrowmith, 1807. Original colour. Four sheets, dissected and laid on linen in four sections, as issued. Each 640 x 810mm, total if joined 1280 x 1620mm, folded into contemporary marbled slipcase.

Stock ID : 23999

£3,000

A rare map of the Middle East, published by Lafreri

GASTALDI, Giacomo.

La Descrittione Della Prima Parte Dell' Asia Con i nomi antichi & moderni Di Jacopo Gastaldi Piemontese cosmografo... L'Anno M.D.LXI.

Rome: Antonio Lafreri, 1561. Two sheets conjoined, total 435 x 745mm, with wide margins.

Stock ID : 23975

£27,500

A four-sheet map of India in the 18th century

JEFFERYS, Thomas.

The East Indies, with the Roads. By Thomas Jefferys Geographer to the King. MDCCLCVIII. The Second Editon. To the Directors of the Hon.ble East India Company , Tho.s Jefferys humbly Dedicates this Map.

London: Robert Sayer, 1768. Fine original colour. Four sheets conjoined, total 1080 x 1400mm.

Stock ID : 23966

£2,800

Benjamin Lacam's long legal battle with the East India Company

HANSARD, Luke.

Report From the Committee to whom the Petition of Benjamin Lacam, Sole Proprietor of New Harbour in Bengal, was Referred. Printed in the Year M.DCC.LXXXIII. [&] Report From the Committee to whom the Petition of Benjamin Lacam, Sole Proprietor of New Harbour in Bengal, was Referred. Ordered to be printed 10th July 1806.

London, 1783 & 1806. Two extracts in blue wrappers; pp.52; & pp.62, with folding map, 660 x 455mm, with original hand colour.

Stock ID : 23947

£900

A rare Italian separate-issue map of France

FORLANI, Paolo.

Galliae exactissima Descriptio.

Venice: Bolognino Zaltieri, 1566. Two sheets conjoined, total 455 x 625mm.

Stock ID : 23885

£6,500

The first map of Australia by an Englishman

DUDLEY, Robert.

Carta particolare della costa Australe scoperta dall'Olandesi. la longitud'ne comin'ca da l'Isola di Pico d'Asores. d'Asia Carta XVIII.

Florence: Stamperia di Francesco Onofri, 1646-7. 470 x 380mm.

Stock ID : 23777

£8,500

An aerial relief map of Afghanistan during the Great Game

JOHNSTON, W. & A.K.

W. & A.K. Johnstons' Bird's-Eye Map of Afghanistan and Surrounding Countries.

London & Edinburgh, 1885. Colour lithograph. Sheet 585 x 855mm.

Stock ID : 23565

£2,500

An exceptional 17th century sea chart of Europe on two sheets

DE WIT, Frederick.

Totius Europae Littora Novissimè edita. Pascaert vertoonende alle de See-custen van Europa.

Amsterdam, c.1675. Fine original colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 495 x 890mm.

Stock ID : 23450

£7,500

An incunable map of Arabia with lapis lazuli blue

PTOLEMY, Claudius.

[Sexta Asie Tabula.]

Ulm: Lienhart Holle, 1482. Woodcut in fine original colour, printed area 285 x 565mm.

Stock ID : 23380

£150,000

A Jesuit missionary's contribution to the mapping of Japan

CARDIM, Antonio Francisco.

Japponiae Nova & Accurata descriptio Per R.P. Antonium Franciscum Cardim Societatis Jesu Ad Elogia Japponica.

Rome: Typis Heredum Corbelletti, 1646. 275 x 405mm.

Stock ID : 24221

£6,000

One of the earliest versions of Sophianos's map of Greece

BERTELLI, Ferrando

Totius Graeciae Descriptio.

Venice: Dominico Zenoi, 1564. Etching, two sheets conjoined, total 395 x 620mm.

Stock ID : 24220

£14,000

A plan of London early in the reign of Queen Victoria

CREIGHTON, R.

A Plan of London and its Environs.

London, 1840. Coloured. 350 x 470mm.

Stock ID : 24093

£500

16th century Dutch map of Bohemia

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Regni Bohemiae Descriptio.

Antwerp: Christoph Plantin, 1584, Latin edition. Coloured. 335 x 510mm.

Stock ID : 23874

£400

Detailed townplan of Berlin

SOTZMANN, Daniel Friedrich.

Grundriss der Königl. Residenzstädte Berlin... 1798...

Berlin, 1798, Original colour, 225 x 310mm

Stock ID : 23768

£300

Scarce map of the Sydney Underground based on Beck's iconic design

EPC.

Railway Map. Sydney Suburban and City Underground Railway.

Sydney: Waite & Bull for the Commissioner for Railways, 1939. Colour-printed leaflet map, sheet 165 x 245mm.

Stock ID : 24219

£950

Caricature map of England in danger of invasion, from Gillray's cruder output

GILLRAY, James.

A New Map of England & France. The French Invasion; or John Bull, bombarding the Bum-Boats.

London: Henry George Bohn, 1851. Coloured etching. 350 x 260mm.

Stock ID : 24158

£1,250

A 16th century Italian plan of Hangzhou

VALEGIO, Francesco.

Quinzai Metropolis Asie Orientalis.

Venice: Donato Rascicotti, c.1598. 100 x 140mm.

Stock ID : 24153

£650

A 16th century Italian plan of Hamburg

VALEGIO, Francesco.

Hamburgum cimbrica extime germanie pars uersus septentrionem lunam.

Venice: Donato Rascicotti, c.1598. 90 x 130mm.

Stock ID : 24145

£350

A 16th century Italian plan of Cambridge

VALEGIO, Francesco.

Opulentissimi regni Anglis celebris.

Venice: Donato Rascicotti, c.1598. 85 x 120mm.

Stock ID : 24132

£500

Large scale town plan of Victorian London

WYLD, James.

Wyld's New Plan of London and Its Vicinity.

London, 1869. Lithograph. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued, total 750 x 1140mm.

Stock ID : 24117

£1,000

A large plan of London in 1863

OUTHETT, John.

Laurie's Plan of London, Westminster, and Southwark, Trigonometrically Surveyed by John Outhett. 1863.

London: RIchard Holmes Laurie, 1846. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 660 x 1100mm.

Stock ID : 24116

£1,600

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New Additions

One of the earliest maps to depict America

WALDSEEMULLER, Martin.

Tabula Terre Nove.

Strasbourg, Johannes Shott, 1513. Woodcut, printed area 385 x 445mm, paper watermarked with a fleur de lis, with good margins.

Stock ID : 24130

£42,500

'A fine ornate example of the decorative cartography of the time'

HONDIUS, Henricus.

Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica Ac Hydrographica Tabula. Auct Henr. Hondio.

Amsterdam, Jan Jansson, 1641-, Latin text edition. Fine original colour. 380 x 540mm.

Stock ID : 24127

£8,000

An important wall map of the Kingdom of Sardinia

BORGONIO, Giovanni Tommaso.

Carta Corografica degli Stati di S.M. il re di Sardegna data in luce dall'Ingegnere Borgonio nel 1683 corretta ed accresciuta nell'anno 1772. Jacobus Stagnonus incidit Taurini 1772.

Paris: Jean Goujon, c.1801. 25 sheets, dissected and laid on linen in four sections, as issued, total area 2030 x 1520mm. With the original calf gilt box, worn.

Stock ID : 24126

£5,500

A monumental wall map of Spain early in the War of the Spanish Succession

FER, Nicolas de.

Espagne Triomphante sous le Regne de Philippe V.

Paris: de Fer, 1704. Coloured. Four sheets conjoined, total 1000 x 1280mm.

Stock ID : 24125

£12,000

A previously unrecorded carte-à-figures map of Africa

TODESCHI, Pietro.

Africae Nova Tabula...

Bologna: Francesco Sabatini, c.1670. 455 x 560mm.

Stock ID : 24121

£5,000

An unrecorded carte-à-figures map of Asia

TODESCHI, Pietro.

Asia recens summa cura delineata Auctore Jud. Hondio. Pietro Todeschi Fecit 1670.

Bologna: Francesco Sabatini, 1670. 455 x 555mm.

Stock ID : 24120

£5,000

Russia, part of a rare 16th century Italian wall map of Europe

CAMOCIO, Giovanni Francesco.

[Moscovia.]

Venice, c. 1595. Four sheets conjoined, total 680 x 630mm.

Stock ID : 24119

£6,500

A scarce map of the gold rush near Johannesburg

TROYE, Gustav Arthur.

Troye's Map of the Witwatersrandt Gold Fields with the latest information.

London: J.C. Eley for the Standard Office, Johannesburg, 1892. Colour lithographic map, dissected and laid on linen, as issued, total 745 x 1075mm, with the Standard Office's label stuck on.

Stock ID : 24104

£1,900

A contemporary map of the Siege of Sevastopol

WYLD, James.

The Environs of Sevastopol with the Batteries & Approaches. Fourth Edition.

London: 4th November 1854. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 690 x 505mm.

Stock ID : 24100

£350

A contemporary map of the Siege of Sevastopol

WYLD, James.

The Environs of Sevastopol with the Batteries & Approaches. Second Edition.

London: 20th October 1854. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 690 x 505mm.

Stock ID : 24099

£350

A contemporary map of the Siege of Sevastopol

WYLD, James.

The Environs of Sevastopol with the Batteries & Approaches. Seventh Edition.

London: June 20th 1855. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 690 x 505mm.

Stock ID : 24098

£350

A rare map of the British Isles with a prospect of the Great Fire of 1666

HOLLAR, Wenceslaus.

A new and Exact Map of Great Brityannie Containing the three Kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland, with the Principality of Wales etc, as also An Addition of severall of y.e Cheeef Citties belonging to the sayd kingdomes.

London: John Overton, 1667. 425 x 535mm.

Stock ID : 24086

£12,000

A Victorian educational map of the British Isles

STARK, J.

Stark's Geographical, Historical, Chronological, Biographical, Mineralogical and Railway Chart of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

Glasgow: J. Stark, 1851. Lithographic map with original hand colour. Dissected and laid on linen, total 1020 x 795mm, folded into the original covers.

Stock ID : 24080

£1,700

A two-sheet, double-hemisphere world map full of unusual features

MORTIER, Pierre.

Mappe-Monde Geo-Hydrographique, ou Description Generale du Globe Terrestre et Aquatique en Deux Plans Hemispheres [...]

Amsterdam: Pierre Mortier, c.1700. Original outline colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 580 x 980mm.

Stock ID : 24058

£16,000

The only known complete example of a 17th century prospect of Venice

DE ROSSI, Giovanni Domenico.

Vero e Nuovo Disegno della Inclita Citta de Venetia.

Rome: Giovanni Domenico de' Rossi, c.1650. Two sheets conjoined, total 275 x 675mm, with wide margins.

Stock ID : 24057

£12,500

A unique presentation of Franco's plan of Venice

FRANCO, Giacomo.

Venetia

Venice: Daniel Bissuccio, 1609-c.1612, Broadsheet, printed from four engraved plates, with letterpress panel, four sheets conjoined, total size 550 x 925mm.

Stock ID : 24055

£28,000

A rare map of the Persian Gulf

BRANDSHAGEN, F.W.

Tabula Hydrographica Sinus Persici.

Lemgo: Heinrich Wilhelm Meyer, 1712. 255 x 340mm.

Stock ID : 24031

£3,650

A large map of Lower Egypt during the Anglo-Turkish War

ARROWSMITH, Aaron.

A Map of Lower Egypt from Various Surveys Communicated by Major Bryce and Other Officers. Drawn by Aaron Arrowmith Hydrographer to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales. 1807.

London: Aaron Arrowmith, 1807. Original colour. Four sheets, dissected and laid on linen in four sections, as issued. Each 640 x 810mm, total if joined 1280 x 1620mm, folded into contemporary marbled slipcase.

Stock ID : 23999

£3,000

A rare map of the Middle East, published by Lafreri

GASTALDI, Giacomo.

La Descrittione Della Prima Parte Dell' Asia Con i nomi antichi & moderni Di Jacopo Gastaldi Piemontese cosmografo... L'Anno M.D.LXI.

Rome: Antonio Lafreri, 1561. Two sheets conjoined, total 435 x 745mm, with wide margins.

Stock ID : 23975

£27,500

A four-sheet map of India in the 18th century

JEFFERYS, Thomas.

The East Indies, with the Roads. By Thomas Jefferys Geographer to the King. MDCCLCVIII. The Second Editon. To the Directors of the Hon.ble East India Company , Tho.s Jefferys humbly Dedicates this Map.

London: Robert Sayer, 1768. Fine original colour. Four sheets conjoined, total 1080 x 1400mm.

Stock ID : 23966

£2,800

Benjamin Lacam's long legal battle with the East India Company

HANSARD, Luke.

Report From the Committee to whom the Petition of Benjamin Lacam, Sole Proprietor of New Harbour in Bengal, was Referred. Printed in the Year M.DCC.LXXXIII. [&] Report From the Committee to whom the Petition of Benjamin Lacam, Sole Proprietor of New Harbour in Bengal, was Referred. Ordered to be printed 10th July 1806.

London, 1783 & 1806. Two extracts in blue wrappers; pp.52; & pp.62, with folding map, 660 x 455mm, with original hand colour.

Stock ID : 23947

£900

A rare Italian separate-issue map of France

FORLANI, Paolo.

Galliae exactissima Descriptio.

Venice: Bolognino Zaltieri, 1566. Two sheets conjoined, total 455 x 625mm.

Stock ID : 23885

£6,500

The first map of Australia by an Englishman

DUDLEY, Robert.

Carta particolare della costa Australe scoperta dall'Olandesi. la longitud'ne comin'ca da l'Isola di Pico d'Asores. d'Asia Carta XVIII.

Florence: Stamperia di Francesco Onofri, 1646-7. 470 x 380mm.

Stock ID : 23777

£8,500

An aerial relief map of Afghanistan during the Great Game

JOHNSTON, W. & A.K.

W. & A.K. Johnstons' Bird's-Eye Map of Afghanistan and Surrounding Countries.

London & Edinburgh, 1885. Colour lithograph. Sheet 585 x 855mm.

Stock ID : 23565

£2,500

An exceptional 17th century sea chart of Europe on two sheets

DE WIT, Frederick.

Totius Europae Littora Novissimè edita. Pascaert vertoonende alle de See-custen van Europa.

Amsterdam, c.1675. Fine original colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 495 x 890mm.

Stock ID : 23450

£7,500

An incunable map of Arabia with lapis lazuli blue

PTOLEMY, Claudius.

[Sexta Asie Tabula.]

Ulm: Lienhart Holle, 1482. Woodcut in fine original colour, printed area 285 x 565mm.

Stock ID : 23380

£150,000

A Jesuit missionary's contribution to the mapping of Japan

CARDIM, Antonio Francisco.

Japponiae Nova & Accurata descriptio Per R.P. Antonium Franciscum Cardim Societatis Jesu Ad Elogia Japponica.

Rome: Typis Heredum Corbelletti, 1646. 275 x 405mm.

Stock ID : 24221

£6,000

One of the earliest versions of Sophianos's map of Greece

BERTELLI, Ferrando

Totius Graeciae Descriptio.

Venice: Dominico Zenoi, 1564. Etching, two sheets conjoined, total 395 x 620mm.

Stock ID : 24220

£14,000

A plan of London early in the reign of Queen Victoria

CREIGHTON, R.

A Plan of London and its Environs.

London, 1840. Coloured. 350 x 470mm.

Stock ID : 24093

£500

16th century Dutch map of Bohemia

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Regni Bohemiae Descriptio.

Antwerp: Christoph Plantin, 1584, Latin edition. Coloured. 335 x 510mm.

Stock ID : 23874

£400

Detailed townplan of Berlin

SOTZMANN, Daniel Friedrich.

Grundriss der Königl. Residenzstädte Berlin... 1798...

Berlin, 1798, Original colour, 225 x 310mm

Stock ID : 23768

£300

Scarce map of the Sydney Underground based on Beck's iconic design

EPC.

Railway Map. Sydney Suburban and City Underground Railway.

Sydney: Waite & Bull for the Commissioner for Railways, 1939. Colour-printed leaflet map, sheet 165 x 245mm.

Stock ID : 24219

£950

Caricature map of England in danger of invasion, from Gillray's cruder output

GILLRAY, James.

A New Map of England & France. The French Invasion; or John Bull, bombarding the Bum-Boats.

London: Henry George Bohn, 1851. Coloured etching. 350 x 260mm.

Stock ID : 24158

£1,250

A 16th century Italian plan of Hangzhou

VALEGIO, Francesco.

Quinzai Metropolis Asie Orientalis.

Venice: Donato Rascicotti, c.1598. 100 x 140mm.

Stock ID : 24153

£650

A 16th century Italian plan of Hamburg

VALEGIO, Francesco.

Hamburgum cimbrica extime germanie pars uersus septentrionem lunam.

Venice: Donato Rascicotti, c.1598. 90 x 130mm.

Stock ID : 24145

£350

A 16th century Italian plan of Cambridge

VALEGIO, Francesco.

Opulentissimi regni Anglis celebris.

Venice: Donato Rascicotti, c.1598. 85 x 120mm.

Stock ID : 24132

£500

Large scale town plan of Victorian London

WYLD, James.

Wyld's New Plan of London and Its Vicinity.

London, 1869. Lithograph. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, as issued, total 750 x 1140mm.

Stock ID : 24117

£1,000

A large plan of London in 1863

OUTHETT, John.

Laurie's Plan of London, Westminster, and Southwark, Trigonometrically Surveyed by John Outhett. 1863.

London: RIchard Holmes Laurie, 1846. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen as issued, total 660 x 1100mm.

Stock ID : 24116

£1,600