New Additions

One of the earliest maps showing Pakistan

PTOLEMY, Claudius.

[Nona Asie] Tabula.

Ulm, Johan Reger, 1482-86. Original hand colour with blue finishing on the sea area and rivers. Woodcut, 410 x 550mm.

Stock ID : 12238

£2,800

Incunable prospect of Bologna

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Bononia.

Nuremberg, 1493, German text edition. Woodcut, image 200 x 230mm, set in a page of text.

Stock ID : 8948

£170

Incunable Prospect of Pisa

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Pisa.

Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1493, German text edition. Woodcut, image 195 x 220mm, set in a page of text.

Stock ID : 8951

£170

Incunable prospect of Nuremberg

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Nuremberga.

Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1493, Latin text edition. Woodcut, image 350 x 530mm.

Stock ID : 9082

£1,500

Incunable prospect of Venice

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Venecie.

Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1493, Latin text edition. Woodcut, image 190 x 530mm, set in a page of text.

Stock ID : 9164

£1,750

Incunable prospect of Buda

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Buda.

Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1493, Latin text edition. Woodcut, image 240 x 520mm.

Stock ID : 17952

£1,800

Incunable prospect of Constantinople

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Constantinopolis.

Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1493. Latin edition. Woodcut, image 240 x 530mm, set in a page of text, with good margins.

Stock ID : 19188

£1,400

Incunable prospect of Rome

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Roma.

Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1493, Latin text edition. Coloured woodcut, image 230 x 530mm, set in a page of text.

Stock ID : 18210

£1,750

Incunable Prospect of Dumyat

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Damiata.

Augsburg, Johann Schönsperger, 1497. Latin text edition. Old mss. text highlighting. Woodcut, image 140 x 220mm, set in a page of text.

Stock ID : 8973

£150

Incunable prospect of Lyon

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Lion.

Augsburg, Johann Schönsperger, 1497. Latin text edition. Old mss. text highlighting. Woodcut, printed area 90 x 140mm, set in a page of text.

Stock ID : 9163

£100

An incunabule prospect of Dumyat in Egypt

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Damiata.

Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1493, German text edition. Woodcut, printed area 140 x 225mm, set in text.

Stock ID : 9014

£200

Early 16th century prospect of Athens

FORESTI, Giacomo.

El principio del Regno d'Athene.

Venice: c.1503. Woodcut, 65 x 85mm, set in Italian text.

Stock ID : 12059

£120

Munster's map of northern Europe after Ortelius

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Gemeine Beschreibung Aller Mitnachtigen Lander / alsz Schweden / Gothen / Norwegien / Dennmarck / &c.

Basle, Sebastian Petri, 1628, German text edition. Coloured woodcut, image size 320 x 360mm.

Stock ID : 19765

£750

Early 16th century prospect of Constantinople

FORESTI, Giacomo.

Costantinopolo Citta bellissima.

Venice: c.1524. Woodcut, 90 x 145mm, set in Italian text.

Stock ID : 18405

£180

Early 16th century prospect of Venice

FORESTI, Giacomo.

El principio de Venetia citta Regia.

Venice: c.1524. Woodcut, 120 x 155mm, set in Italian text.

Stock ID : 18406

£325

The Fries version of Wäldseemüller's 'Admiral's map' of the Americas

WÄLDSEEMÜLLER, Martin.

[Tabula Terræ Novæ .]

Vienne: Michael Servetus, 1541. Woodcut, printed area 285 x 430mm.

Stock ID : 18827

£8,500

Early maps of Cadiz and the Azores, with the mythical island 'Brazil'

BORDONE, Benedetto.

[The Azores] [&] [Cadiz]

Venice, 1528. Original colour. Two woodcuts on one sheet, printed area of each 85 x 145mm, set in text.

Stock ID : 18194

£400

Early woodcut map of Corfu

BORDONE, Benedetto.

Corphu...

Venice, 1528. Woodcut, image 85 x 145mm, set in Italian text.

Stock ID : 18840

£450

Early woodcut map of the Peloponnese

BORDONE, Benedetto.

[The Peloponnese.]

Venice, 1528. Woodcut, image 140 x 150mm, set in Italian text.

Stock ID : 18841

£250

Ptolemaic map of the Caucasus

WÄLDSEEMÜLLER, Martin.

[Tabula III Asiae.]

Lyons: M. & G. Trechsel, 1535. Coloured woodcut, printed area 335 x 420mm.

Stock ID : 9883

£700

Honter's unusual cordiform world map

HONTER, Johannes.

Universalis Cosmographia.

Zurich: c.1546. Woodcut. Sheet 155 x 185mm.

Stock ID : 19487

£1,600

A 16th century Bohemian edition of Lufft's 'Daniel's Dream' world map with fantastical creatures

LUFFT, Hans.

[World map illustrating Daniel's Dream.]

Prague: Jiri Melantrich, c.1549, Czech text edition. Woodcut 115 x 160mm, with extra woodcut borders and letterpress text underneath.

Stock ID : 15154

£1,400

The first map of America as a continent

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Tabula novarum insularum, quas diversis respectibus Occidentales & Indianas vocant.

Basle, Henri Petri, 1550. Latin edition. Woodcut, image size 270 x 340mm.

Stock ID : 18709

£4,650

16th century woodcut prospect of Parma

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Der Statt Parma...

Basle, c.1550, German edition. Woodcut, image size 270 x 330mm.

Stock ID : 11599

£260

Classic 16th century map of Venice

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Contrasehtung der fürnemmen Statt Vendig...

Basle, Henri Petri, c.1550, German edition. Coloured woodcut, printed area 270 x 390mm.

Stock ID : 18207

£550

The rare issue of Munster's America with longitude and latitude grids

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Novae Insula XXVI Nova Tabula.

Basle: Henri Petri, 1552, Latin edition. Woodcut, sheet 300 x 385mm.

Stock ID : 18761

£6,000

A woodcut map of the Holy Land

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Terra Sancta XXIII Nova Tabula.

Basle: Henri Petri, 1552, Latin edition. Woodcut, sheet 300 x 375mm.

Stock ID : 18763

£700

The first atlas map of the continent of Africa

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Africa XXV Nova Tabula.

Basle, Henri Petri, 1552, Latin text edition. Woodcut, sheet 300 x 375mm.

Stock ID : 18770

£1,250

Munster's second map of contemporary Scandinavia

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Septentionales Regiones XVIII No. TAB.

Basle, 1552. Coloured woodcut. Sheet 310 x 395mm.

Stock ID : 19787

£850

An Italian poem about hunting, illustrated with Ludovico Dolce's world map

SCANDIANESE, Tito Giovanni.

I Quattro Libri della Caccia. [Bound with] La Sfera di Proclo.

Venice: Gabriel Giolito et Fratelli, 1556, First Edition. 4to, contemporary limp vellum; pp. 164 + 20, 16 woodcut vignettes with other woodcut decorations. [&] pp. 23, title with woodcut illustration, other woodcut decorations, publisher's emblem at end.

Stock ID : 17393

£1,600

An important Italian translation of Ovid's 'Metamorphoses'

DOLCE, Lodovico.

Le Trasformationi di M. Lodovico Dolce. In questa quarta impressione da lui in molti luoghi ricorrette.

Venice: Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari, 1557. Fourth edition. 4to, C18th half calf with marbled boards and endpapers; pp. (xvi)+309+(i)+colophon; woodcut title and text illustrations throughout, incl. world map on p.3.

Stock ID : 15464

£1,800

A 16th century prospect of Constantinople

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Constantinopel...

Basle, c.1560, German text. Coloured woodcut, printed area 290 x 390mm, set in text.

Stock ID : 17677

£500

Woodcut prospect of Pavia

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Papia.

Basle, Henri Petri, c.1560, French text edition. Woodcut, map size 105 x 180mm, set in a page of text.

Stock ID : 12830

£100

A 16th century woodcut plan of Paris

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Paris.

Basle, c.1560, German text edition. Coloured. Woodcut, 270 x 320mm, large-paper example.

Stock ID : 8580

£400

One of the earliest maps of the American East Coast

RUSCELLI, Girolamo.

Tierra Nueva.

Venice, Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1564, Italian edition. 185 x 260mm.

Stock ID : 15810

£1,000

Early map based on the Zeno chart of the North Atlantic

RUSCELLI, Girolamo.

Septentrionalium Partium Nova Tabula.

Venice, Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1561, First Latin edition. 200 x 260mm.

Stock ID : 18485

£550

Early town plan of Brussels

GUICCIARDINI, Ludovico.

Bruselles.

Antwerp: Willem Silvius, 1567. Coloured woodcut. Printed area 270 x 340mm.

Stock ID : 18987

£480

Early prospects of Lyons and Vienne

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Lugdunum vulgo Lion; Vienna vulgo Vienne en France.

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

Stock ID : 9936

£400

Early prospect of Messina

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Messina, Urbs est Sicilie maxima...

Cologne, 1572-, Latin text edition. Original colour. 340 x 485mm.

Stock ID : 11227

£750

16th century town plan of Brussels

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Bruxella...

Cologne, 1572-, Latin text edition. Coloured. 330 x 480mm.

Stock ID : 14660

£900

Early townplans of Calechut, Cannanore, Elmina and Hormuz

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Calechut Celeberrimum Indiæ Emporium; Ormus; Canonor; S.Georgii Oppidum Mina nuncupatum...

Cologne, 1572-, Latin text edition. Coloured. 335 x 475mm.

Stock ID : 16864

£600

An early plan of Frankfurt

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Civitas Francofordiana Ad Mo:

Cologne, 1572-, Latin text. Coloured. 340 x 485mm.

Stock ID : 17672

£1,000

An 16th century prospect of Buda

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Buda Vulgo Ofen, prima..

Cologne, 1572-, French text edition. Coloured. Printed border 150 x 470mm.

Stock ID : 19026

£400

16th century plan of Rome

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Roma.

Cologne, 1572-, Latin text edition. Old colour. 335 x 490mm.

Stock ID : 18142

£1,400

Scarce 16th century Venetian map of Hvar in Croatia

CAMOCIO, Giovanni Francesco.

Liesena, Insula nella Dalmatia..

Venice: Ferrando and/or Donato Bertelli, c.1575. 165 x 205mm.

Stock ID : 13482

£700

Early map of Hispaniola

RUSCELLI, Girolamo.

Isola Spagnola Nova.

Venice: Ziletti, 1574. 185 x 260mm.

Stock ID : 17446

£300

16th century map of Piedmont

RUSCELLI, Girolamo.

Tavola Nuova di Piemonte.

Venice, Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1562, Latin edition. 195 x 260mm.

Stock ID : 9195

£180

16th century Dutch map of Denmark

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Daniae Regni Typus.

Antwerp: Christoph Plantin, 1574, Latin edition. Coloured, with gold highlights. 315 x 410mm.

Stock ID : 12881

£900

INDEX

New Additions

One of the earliest maps showing Pakistan

PTOLEMY, Claudius.

[Nona Asie] Tabula.

Ulm, Johan Reger, 1482-86. Original hand colour with blue finishing on the sea area and rivers. Woodcut, 410 x 550mm.

Stock ID : 12238

£2,800

Incunable prospect of Bologna

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Bononia.

Nuremberg, 1493, German text edition. Woodcut, image 200 x 230mm, set in a page of text.

Stock ID : 8948

£170

Incunable Prospect of Pisa

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Pisa.

Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1493, German text edition. Woodcut, image 195 x 220mm, set in a page of text.

Stock ID : 8951

£170

Incunable prospect of Nuremberg

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Nuremberga.

Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1493, Latin text edition. Woodcut, image 350 x 530mm.

Stock ID : 9082

£1,500

Incunable prospect of Venice

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Venecie.

Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1493, Latin text edition. Woodcut, image 190 x 530mm, set in a page of text.

Stock ID : 9164

£1,750

Incunable prospect of Buda

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Buda.

Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1493, Latin text edition. Woodcut, image 240 x 520mm.

Stock ID : 17952

£1,800

Incunable prospect of Constantinople

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Constantinopolis.

Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1493. Latin edition. Woodcut, image 240 x 530mm, set in a page of text, with good margins.

Stock ID : 19188

£1,400

Incunable prospect of Rome

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Roma.

Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1493, Latin text edition. Coloured woodcut, image 230 x 530mm, set in a page of text.

Stock ID : 18210

£1,750

Incunable Prospect of Dumyat

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Damiata.

Augsburg, Johann Schönsperger, 1497. Latin text edition. Old mss. text highlighting. Woodcut, image 140 x 220mm, set in a page of text.

Stock ID : 8973

£150

Incunable prospect of Lyon

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Lion.

Augsburg, Johann Schönsperger, 1497. Latin text edition. Old mss. text highlighting. Woodcut, printed area 90 x 140mm, set in a page of text.

Stock ID : 9163

£100

An incunabule prospect of Dumyat in Egypt

SCHEDEL, D. Hartmann.

Damiata.

Nuremberg, Anton Koberger, 1493, German text edition. Woodcut, printed area 140 x 225mm, set in text.

Stock ID : 9014

£200

Early 16th century prospect of Athens

FORESTI, Giacomo.

El principio del Regno d'Athene.

Venice: c.1503. Woodcut, 65 x 85mm, set in Italian text.

Stock ID : 12059

£120

Munster's map of northern Europe after Ortelius

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Gemeine Beschreibung Aller Mitnachtigen Lander / alsz Schweden / Gothen / Norwegien / Dennmarck / &c.

Basle, Sebastian Petri, 1628, German text edition. Coloured woodcut, image size 320 x 360mm.

Stock ID : 19765

£750

Early 16th century prospect of Constantinople

FORESTI, Giacomo.

Costantinopolo Citta bellissima.

Venice: c.1524. Woodcut, 90 x 145mm, set in Italian text.

Stock ID : 18405

£180

Early 16th century prospect of Venice

FORESTI, Giacomo.

El principio de Venetia citta Regia.

Venice: c.1524. Woodcut, 120 x 155mm, set in Italian text.

Stock ID : 18406

£325

The Fries version of Wäldseemüller's 'Admiral's map' of the Americas

WÄLDSEEMÜLLER, Martin.

[Tabula Terræ Novæ .]

Vienne: Michael Servetus, 1541. Woodcut, printed area 285 x 430mm.

Stock ID : 18827

£8,500

Early maps of Cadiz and the Azores, with the mythical island 'Brazil'

BORDONE, Benedetto.

[The Azores] [&] [Cadiz]

Venice, 1528. Original colour. Two woodcuts on one sheet, printed area of each 85 x 145mm, set in text.

Stock ID : 18194

£400

Early woodcut map of Corfu

BORDONE, Benedetto.

Corphu...

Venice, 1528. Woodcut, image 85 x 145mm, set in Italian text.

Stock ID : 18840

£450

Early woodcut map of the Peloponnese

BORDONE, Benedetto.

[The Peloponnese.]

Venice, 1528. Woodcut, image 140 x 150mm, set in Italian text.

Stock ID : 18841

£250

Ptolemaic map of the Caucasus

WÄLDSEEMÜLLER, Martin.

[Tabula III Asiae.]

Lyons: M. & G. Trechsel, 1535. Coloured woodcut, printed area 335 x 420mm.

Stock ID : 9883

£700

Honter's unusual cordiform world map

HONTER, Johannes.

Universalis Cosmographia.

Zurich: c.1546. Woodcut. Sheet 155 x 185mm.

Stock ID : 19487

£1,600

A 16th century Bohemian edition of Lufft's 'Daniel's Dream' world map with fantastical creatures

LUFFT, Hans.

[World map illustrating Daniel's Dream.]

Prague: Jiri Melantrich, c.1549, Czech text edition. Woodcut 115 x 160mm, with extra woodcut borders and letterpress text underneath.

Stock ID : 15154

£1,400

The first map of America as a continent

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Tabula novarum insularum, quas diversis respectibus Occidentales & Indianas vocant.

Basle, Henri Petri, 1550. Latin edition. Woodcut, image size 270 x 340mm.

Stock ID : 18709

£4,650

16th century woodcut prospect of Parma

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Der Statt Parma...

Basle, c.1550, German edition. Woodcut, image size 270 x 330mm.

Stock ID : 11599

£260

Classic 16th century map of Venice

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Contrasehtung der fürnemmen Statt Vendig...

Basle, Henri Petri, c.1550, German edition. Coloured woodcut, printed area 270 x 390mm.

Stock ID : 18207

£550

The rare issue of Munster's America with longitude and latitude grids

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Novae Insula XXVI Nova Tabula.

Basle: Henri Petri, 1552, Latin edition. Woodcut, sheet 300 x 385mm.

Stock ID : 18761

£6,000

A woodcut map of the Holy Land

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Terra Sancta XXIII Nova Tabula.

Basle: Henri Petri, 1552, Latin edition. Woodcut, sheet 300 x 375mm.

Stock ID : 18763

£700

The first atlas map of the continent of Africa

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Africa XXV Nova Tabula.

Basle, Henri Petri, 1552, Latin text edition. Woodcut, sheet 300 x 375mm.

Stock ID : 18770

£1,250

Munster's second map of contemporary Scandinavia

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Septentionales Regiones XVIII No. TAB.

Basle, 1552. Coloured woodcut. Sheet 310 x 395mm.

Stock ID : 19787

£850

An Italian poem about hunting, illustrated with Ludovico Dolce's world map

SCANDIANESE, Tito Giovanni.

I Quattro Libri della Caccia. [Bound with] La Sfera di Proclo.

Venice: Gabriel Giolito et Fratelli, 1556, First Edition. 4to, contemporary limp vellum; pp. 164 + 20, 16 woodcut vignettes with other woodcut decorations. [&] pp. 23, title with woodcut illustration, other woodcut decorations, publisher's emblem at end.

Stock ID : 17393

£1,600

An important Italian translation of Ovid's 'Metamorphoses'

DOLCE, Lodovico.

Le Trasformationi di M. Lodovico Dolce. In questa quarta impressione da lui in molti luoghi ricorrette.

Venice: Gabriel Giolito de Ferrari, 1557. Fourth edition. 4to, C18th half calf with marbled boards and endpapers; pp. (xvi)+309+(i)+colophon; woodcut title and text illustrations throughout, incl. world map on p.3.

Stock ID : 15464

£1,800

A 16th century prospect of Constantinople

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Constantinopel...

Basle, c.1560, German text. Coloured woodcut, printed area 290 x 390mm, set in text.

Stock ID : 17677

£500

Woodcut prospect of Pavia

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Papia.

Basle, Henri Petri, c.1560, French text edition. Woodcut, map size 105 x 180mm, set in a page of text.

Stock ID : 12830

£100

A 16th century woodcut plan of Paris

MUNSTER, Sebastian.

Paris.

Basle, c.1560, German text edition. Coloured. Woodcut, 270 x 320mm, large-paper example.

Stock ID : 8580

£400

One of the earliest maps of the American East Coast

RUSCELLI, Girolamo.

Tierra Nueva.

Venice, Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1564, Italian edition. 185 x 260mm.

Stock ID : 15810

£1,000

Early map based on the Zeno chart of the North Atlantic

RUSCELLI, Girolamo.

Septentrionalium Partium Nova Tabula.

Venice, Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1561, First Latin edition. 200 x 260mm.

Stock ID : 18485

£550

Early town plan of Brussels

GUICCIARDINI, Ludovico.

Bruselles.

Antwerp: Willem Silvius, 1567. Coloured woodcut. Printed area 270 x 340mm.

Stock ID : 18987

£480

Early prospects of Lyons and Vienne

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Lugdunum vulgo Lion; Vienna vulgo Vienne en France.

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

Stock ID : 9936

£400

Early prospect of Messina

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Messina, Urbs est Sicilie maxima...

Cologne, 1572-, Latin text edition. Original colour. 340 x 485mm.

Stock ID : 11227

£750

16th century town plan of Brussels

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Bruxella...

Cologne, 1572-, Latin text edition. Coloured. 330 x 480mm.

Stock ID : 14660

£900

Early townplans of Calechut, Cannanore, Elmina and Hormuz

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Calechut Celeberrimum Indiæ Emporium; Ormus; Canonor; S.Georgii Oppidum Mina nuncupatum...

Cologne, 1572-, Latin text edition. Coloured. 335 x 475mm.

Stock ID : 16864

£600

An early plan of Frankfurt

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Civitas Francofordiana Ad Mo:

Cologne, 1572-, Latin text. Coloured. 340 x 485mm.

Stock ID : 17672

£1,000

An 16th century prospect of Buda

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Buda Vulgo Ofen, prima..

Cologne, 1572-, French text edition. Coloured. Printed border 150 x 470mm.

Stock ID : 19026

£400

16th century plan of Rome

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans.

Roma.

Cologne, 1572-, Latin text edition. Old colour. 335 x 490mm.

Stock ID : 18142

£1,400

Scarce 16th century Venetian map of Hvar in Croatia

CAMOCIO, Giovanni Francesco.

Liesena, Insula nella Dalmatia..

Venice: Ferrando and/or Donato Bertelli, c.1575. 165 x 205mm.

Stock ID : 13482

£700

Early map of Hispaniola

RUSCELLI, Girolamo.

Isola Spagnola Nova.

Venice: Ziletti, 1574. 185 x 260mm.

Stock ID : 17446

£300

16th century map of Piedmont

RUSCELLI, Girolamo.

Tavola Nuova di Piemonte.

Venice, Vincenzo Valgrisi, 1562, Latin edition. 195 x 260mm.

Stock ID : 9195

£180

16th century Dutch map of Denmark

ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Daniae Regni Typus.

Antwerp: Christoph Plantin, 1574, Latin edition. Coloured, with gold highlights. 315 x 410mm.

Stock ID : 12881

£900