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Lot#       Title   Subject/Creator   Date/Cond   Sold for:    
412 Europae Europe
Abraham Ortelius
1572
B+
  $900.00
Closed
   

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This handsome map was based on Gerard Mercator's 1554 map of Europe and incorporates Magnus' information on Scandinavia and Jenkinson's map for Russia. The map extends to include Iceland and part of Greenland, and there is a tiny bit of Labrador intruding into the map at upper left. It also extends into western Asia and Northern Africa based on Gastaldi's cartography. Finely engraved with a sti...
413 Europa Europe
Ortelius/Coignet
1604
A
  $70.00
Closed
   

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This miniature map of Europe is enclosed in a wide border marking the degrees of latitude and longitude and is beautifully engraved with stippled seas and tiny animals throughout the interior. The map was engraved by the brothers Ambrose and Ferdinand Arsenius who had been assistants to Frans Hogenburg and co-engravers of Ortelius' folio Theatrum. This series of maps was accompanied by te...
414 Romani Imperii qua Occidens est Descriptio Europe
Rossi
1669
A
  $325.00
Closed
   

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This finely engraved map of the Roman Empire was issued in the 1684 edition of Mercurio Geografico. Dated 1669, this map is one of the earliest to be included in the atlas, and includes Rossi's latinized name, Joan Jacobum de Rubeis, in the title cartouche. Cartographically, the map covers most of Europe and northern Africa and is embellished with ships and a sea monsther in the Atlantic ...
415 Europe Europe
Pierre DuVal
1661
B+
  $80.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This lovely miniature map of Europe marks national boundaries and only depicts a few large cities, rivers, and forests. Pierre Duval was Nicolas Sanson's nephew and pupil. He published a wide range of atlases and individual maps including a fine miniature world geography with many of the maps based on Sanson.

See also lot 801 for Patoureau's reference work that identifies this map.
416 [Untitled - War of Spanish Succession] Europe
Pieter Schenk
1710
A
  $500.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Rare Issue Printed in Sepia Ink

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This rare sheet includes 9 engravings related to the War of Spanish Succession in 1708. The engravings include the French raid on Scotland, the Battle of Oudenarde, the arrival of Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel in Spain for her marriage to King Charles III, the Siege of Lille, the invasion of Sardinia, the capture of Exilles and Fenestrelle in Italy, the capture of Minorca, and the...
417 The Travellers of Europe; with Improvements and Additions Europe
1852
B+
  $325.00
Closed
   

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This charming geographical game was created by William Spooner to both entertain and instruct young learners on Europe and northern Africa. The game board is filled with vignettes of key cities, landmarks, and common activities of various regions. In Russia one finds "Finlanders attacking bears" and "sledge travelling," while in the North Atlantic is a scene showing the "perils of the whale fish...
418 Carte Symbolique de l'Europe / Europe en 1914 Europe, World War I
1915
B+
  $900.00
Closed
   
Rare Satirical Map of Europe at Start of World War I

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This rare political caricature map of Europe depicts the continent at the beginning of World War I. The map depicts the alliance situation and territorial issues towards the end of the first year of the war. The key countries involved in the war are represented by human or animal caricatures with various national symbols that help illustrate the situation. The map itself is devoid of tex...
419 Angliae, Scotiae, et Hiberniae, sive Britannicar: Insularum Descriptio Britain
Abraham Ortelius
1587
B+
  $600.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Ortelius' Earliest Map of Britain

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This map, based on the cartography of Gerard Mercator, is Ortelius' earliest map of Britain. Flemish influence, or possibly a mistranslation, is evident in the rendering of some of the place names, e.g. Ormyskyrk for Ormskirk, Dantre for Daventry, and the omission of the relatively important Peterborough. Distinguished by a sophisticated style of engraving, the map is embellished w...
420 Anglia Scotia et Hibernia Britain
Mercator/Hondius
1635
A
  $120.00
Closed
   

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Handsome miniature map of the British Isles showing the major cities. The sea is fully engraved and augmented with calligraphy in Mercator's elegant style. Strapwork title and distance scale cartouches.

This map comes from the English edition of Mercator's Atlas Minor, which was published under the title Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas by Michael Spark and Samuel Cartwri...
421 Britain as It Was Devided in the Tyme of the Englishe-Saxons Especially During Their Heptarchy Britain
John Speed
1650
B+
  $2,000.00
Closed
   
Speed's

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This famous map of the Saxon kingdoms is often referred to as the 'Speed Heptarchy.' It is one of the decorative masterpieces from Speed's important English atlas. The seven vignettes on the left side depict the early Saxon kings, and those on the right side show the conversion to Christianity of seven other kings. The map covers all of England and Scotland in detail, with only the eastern part...
422 Britannia Prout Divisa Suit Temporibus Anglo-Saxonum, Praesertim Durante Illorum Heptarchia Britain
Jan Jansson
1662
B+
  $1,800.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Jansson's Splendid Heptarchy Map

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Elaborate vignettes depicting kings and scenes from Saxon history flank this magnificent map of Britain. The scenes are identical in subject matter to those used by John Speed. However they are presented in the dramatic, Dutch miniature style. The left border contains portraits of the earliest kings, while the right one depicts later kings in the process of conversion to Christianity. Included...
423 Isles Britanniques Britain
Pierre DuVal
1661
B+
  $80.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This miniature map of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland depicts major towns and key topographical features. Two tiny inset maps feature the Shetland Islands and the Channel Islands. Pierre Duval was Nicolas Sanson's nephew and pupil. He published a wide range of atlases and individual maps including a fine miniature world geography with many of the maps based on Sanson.

See also l...
424 Carte des Royaumes d'Angleterre d'Ecosse et d'Irlande avec les Costes Maritimes de France, Pais Bas, d'Allemagne, Danemarck et Norvege... Britain
Charles Inselin
1715
B
  $750.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This large map on two sheets of the British Isles extends to show the North Sea and part of northwestern Europe, including the Low Countries and parts of Norway, Denmark, Germany, and France. The map gives extensive detail both on land and at sea. Indeed the drape-style cartouche at bottom right advertises the use of the map for both geographical and hydrographical purposes. The map is handsome...
425 Anglesey [on sheet with] Wight Vectis Olim [and] Garnesay [and] Iarsay Channel Islands
Mercator/Hondius
1613
A
  $140.00
Closed
   

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Very handsome folio sheet with four maps depicting the English islands Jersey, Guernsey (with Castle Cornet noted), Wight and Alderney. Each map with its own decorative title cartouche and distance scale. French text on verso, published between 1613-16.
426 Anglesey [on sheet with] Wight ol: Vectis [and] Garnesay [and] Iarsay Channel Islands
Mercator/Jansson
1651
B+
  $80.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This is a reduced version of Mercator's folio map with four maps on one sheet depicting the English islands of Jersey, Guernsey, Wright and Alderney. Each map is embellished with its own decorative title cartouche, and a small compass rose is at the center of the sheet. German text on verso.
427 Northumbr. Cumberladia Dunelm. Episcop. Northern England & Southern Scotland
Mercator/Hondius
1610
B+
  $75.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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A lovely early map of border region between England and Scotland. The seas are engraved in Mercator's characteristic moire pattern and the interior is filled with detail. The large strapwork title cartouche encompasses the distance scale. Latin text on verso.
428 A Plan of the Navigable Canal, Now Making from the City of Coventry, to Communicate with the Grand Canal upon Fradley Heath in the County of Stafford, Survey'd in 1767 Central England
John Lodge
1771
B+
  $50.00
Closed
   

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This plan shows the route of a canal connecting Coventry to Fradley Heath - a distance of over 36 miles. At the time of publication, the canal had been completed to Atherstone - a distance of over 14 miles in about 3 years. Towns along the canal route include Nun Eaton, Atherstone, Polesworth, and Tamsworth. This canal was one of many constructed as part of Britain's national canal system, whos...
429 [Untitled - Surrey, London, Sussex] Southeast England, London
Michael Drayton
1612
A
  $300.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This elegant, decorative, and rare map is from Michael Drayton's Poly-Olbion, a romanticized, poetic topography of England. It covers London, Surrey, and Sussex and names Chichester, Arundel, Hastings, and a few other towns and cities. Typical of the maps from this publication, it teems with allegorical figures. Huntresses guard the forests at the map's center, while the cities are tower...
430 Bedford Comitatus olim Pars Cathifuclanorum Eastern England
Saxton/Kip
1637
A
  $60.00
Closed
   
NO RESERVE

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An early map of the county of Bedfordshire engraved by William Kip and based upon the famous survey by Christopher Saxton. It is fully engraved to illustrate all the salient features of the county including market towns, forests, parks, hills and bridges. Decorated with large strapwork title and scale cartouches and a fine compass rose. Published in the 1637 edition of Camden's Britannia...
431 Cantabrigiensis Comitatus Descriptio Eastern England
Mercator/Jansson
1651
A
  $70.00
Closed
   

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Finely engraved map with Cambridge at center. Strapwork title cartouche and scale of miles. German text on verso. This map appeared in only two editions of the Atlas Minor and is therefore quite scarce.
432 Cantebrigia, Opulentissimi Anglie Regni, Urbs Celeberrimi Nominis, ab Academie Conditore Cantabro... Cambridge, England
Braun & Hogenberg
1564
A
  $700.00
Closed
   
Earliest Printed Map of Cambridge

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This is the earliest printed map of Cambridge, showing a bird's-eye plan of the city. Braun described the colleges of Cambridge as "built with such grandeur and magnificence that you might think they were royal palaces and not accommodation for students." The plan provides an excellent view of these colleges and the beautiful surrounding countryside. A key at top identifies 19 locations includi...
433 Accurater Prospect und Grundris der Konigl: Gros-Britanisch: Haupt und Residentz Stadt London London, England
Johann Baptist Homann
1705
B+
  $1,100.00
Closed
   
Homann's First Plate of London

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This highly detailed map of the vicinity of London covers the region from Islington south to Lambeth, and from Limehouse west to Marylebone. Decorative views of the Palace of Whitehall (which burned down in 1698) and the Royal Exchange fill the top corners of the map. Below the map image is a lovely view of the city with the Thames River bustling with activity near London Bridge. Both the map a...
434 Froggett's Map of the Country Fifteen Miles Round London London, England
1837
B+
  $500.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This large, circular map of London and vicinity extends from Uxbridge east to Greenhithe and from Broxbourne south to Caterham. The street-grid pattern of the city is depicted at the center of the image, with concentric circles showing distances of 3, 12, and 15 miles from city center. The map contains a remarkable amount of detail including major streets, bridges, parks, prominent features, adj...
435 The Prospect of Glasenbury Abby Glastonbury, England
William Stukeley
1724
A
  $100.00
Closed
   

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This view shows the ruins of the Glastonbury Abbey, which was founded in the 7th century. A lettered key identifies important parts of the Abbey, including St. Mary's Chapel and the Edgar Chapel. The Abbots Lodging, which was demolished in 1710, is shown at right. Published in Stukeley's Itinerarium Curiosum. Or, an Account of the Antiquitys and Remarkable Curiositys in Nature or Art, Observ...
436 Angleterre England & Wales
Pierre DuVal
1661
A
  $55.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by 30%

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This miniature map of England and Wales extends to include parts of Ireland, Scotland and France, and depicts major towns and key topographical features. Pierre Duval was Nicolas Sanson's nephew and pupil. He published a wide range of atlases and individual maps including a fine miniature world geography with many of the maps based on Sanson.

See also lot 801 for Patoureau's reference...
437 Cambriae Typus Auctore Humfredo Lhuydo Denbigiense Cambrobritano Wales
Abraham Ortelius
1598
A
  $400.00
Closed
   
First Printed Map of Wales

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This charming map of Wales is based on the map of Humphrey Lhuyd from 1568 as well as Mercator's 8-sheet wall map of the British Isles circa 1564. It is filled with details of mountain ranges, forests, and cities and also shows the coast of Ireland with Dublin located. It is beautifully embellished with decorative title and scale of miles cartouches, a large ship, and two sea monsters. French t...
438 Escosse Scotland
Pierre DuVal
1661
B+
  $80.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This miniature map of Scotland extends to the Outer Hebrides and depicts major towns, including Edinburgh and Newcastle, and key topographical features. Pierre Duval was Nicolas Sanson's nephew and pupil. He published a wide range of atlases and individual maps including a fine miniature world geography with many of the maps based on Sanson.

See also lot 801 for Patoureau's reference ...
439 Nouvelle Carte d'Ecosse, ou l'on Fait Observer l'Etat de la Noblesse; les Villes, et les Bourgs qui Deputent au Parlement... Scotland
Henry Abraham Chatelain
1708
A
  $200.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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Beautifully engraved map with good detail throughout and pictorial representations of topography and towns. The map is roughly 13" x 13" with the title above and tables on either side. These interesting tables list more than 300 towns, villages, baronies, duchies, viscounts, counts and marquis that are keyed to the map. The Orkney Islands are inset at the upper right.
440 Irlanda Ireland
Tomaso Porcacchi
1576
A
  $220.00
Closed
   

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A charming small map of Ireland with north oriented to the right. The shape and geography of the country is quite rudimentary, with cities focused primarily along the coastline. The map is adorned with fantastical sea monsters, a compass rose, and a decorative title cartouche. Engraved by Girolamo Porro and printed on a full sheet (7.1 x 10.9") of Italian text.
441 Eryn. Hiberniae, Britannicae Insulae, Nova Descriptio. Irlandt Ireland
Abraham Ortelius
1598
A
  $900.00
Closed
   
Ortelius' First Map of Ireland

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This exceptional map was based on Mercator's 1564 wall map of the British Isles and is presented with west oriented to the top. This is the first map of Ireland to include any geographic details; its predecessors being crudely drawn Italian maps. It is divided into counties and shows towns, rivers, lakes, forests, coastal islands and a host of other details. There are several Latin annotations ...
442 [Lot of 5] Irlandia [and] Udrone [and] Ultonia Conatia et Media [and] Ultonia Oriental [and] Hiberniae v. Tabula Ireland
Mercator/Hondius
1635
A
  $325.00
Closed
   
Complete Set of Maps of Ireland from Atlas Minor

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This matching set of maps comes from the English edition of Mercator's Atlas Minor, which was published under the title Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas by Michael Spark and Samuel Cartwright. After acquiring the plates to the 1607 edition of the Mercator/Hondius Atlas Minor, Sparke republished the maps with text translated into English by Wye Saltonstall. Sparke also had 4...
443 Irlande Ireland
Pierre DuVal
1661
A
  $80.00
Closed
   

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This miniature map of Ireland depicts major towns and key topographical features, and is adorned with an architectural cartouche. Five provinces are outlined, with the fifth province of Medie (Meath) stretching from Drogheda to the Shannon. Pierre Duval was Nicolas Sanson's nephew and pupil. He published a wide range of atlases and individual maps including a fine miniature world geograp...
444 Isle d Irlande Ireland
Allain Manesson Mallet
1685
A
  $90.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This small copper-engraved map of Ireland focuses on lakes and rivers. The title in simple block form.

See also lot 801 for Patoureau's reference work that identifies this map.
445 Carte Ancienne et Moderne de l'Irlande, avec Quelques Remarques sur son Gouvernement et sur l'Etat Present de Cette Isle Ireland
Henry Abraham Chatelain
1708
A
  $120.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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Handsome map of Ireland flanked with panels of French text describing the history of Ireland with tables of ancient rulers and towns. Measures 18.0 x 13.6" with text.
446 Ireland Ireland
Aleph
1869
B+
  $210.00
Closed
   

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This caricature map depicts Ireland in the form of a peasant woman carrying a basket of produce with a baby strapped to her back. Satirical political maps appear throughout cartographic history and gained popularity in the latter part of the nineteenth century. This is one in a series of twelve maps of Europe that depicted the political geography in human form. The idea for the maps originated ...
447 A New Map of Denmark, Norway, Sweden, & Moscovy, Shewing their Present General Divisions, Chief, Cities or Towns, Rivers, Mountains &c. Northern Europe
Edward Wells
1704
B+
  $200.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This boldly engraved map covers all of Scandinavia, Denmark, northern Germany and Poland, and through European Russia. The cities shown in Germany and Poland are noted as belonging to the Swedes and Danes. A note and sketch above Novaya Zemlya says, "Some will have Nova Zembla to be thus joined to Groenland." The title cartouche includes the coat of arms of William Duke of Glocester, who...
448 Nouvelle Carte des Differents Etats du Roi de Prusse, et de Ceux des Autres Princes de la Maison de Brandebourg Northern Europe
Henry Abraham Chatelain
1708
A
  $80.00
Closed
   

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This map focuses on Northern Germany and covers the area from the French border to Konigsburg (Kaliningrad), thus including part of today's Poland. The bottom is composed of four detail plans: the Frederick William Canal in Brandenburg, the principality of Orange, the principality of Neuchatel and Vallangin, and the vicinity of Berlin. City crests adorn the map.
449 Pascaerte vande Canael; Tusschen Engelandt en Vranckryck English Channel
Jan van Loon
1661
B+
  $250.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This rare chart depicts the English Channel in terrific detail. Portions of England and France appear with largely blank interiors but plenty of place names along the coasts. Within the channel, criss-crossed by rhumb lines, are numerous soundings and a single compass rose. The leonine Royal Arms of England appear in England, and the French coat of arms is shown within France. There is a decor...
450 Suecia, et Norwegia Etc. Scandinavia
Mercator/Hondius
1635
A
  $85.00
Closed
   
NO RESERVE

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Copper engraved map of covering Sweden, Norway, Finland and the Baltic countries. Stipple engraved sea with strapwork title and scale of miles cartouches. English text on verso. This map comes from the English edition of Mercator's Atlas Minor, which was published under the title Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas by Michael Spark and Samuel Cartwright. After acquiring the plates ...
451 La Suede et tous les Estats qui en Dependet Scandinavia
Pierre DuVal
1661
B+
  $80.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This miniature map of Scandinavia depicts major towns and key topographical features. Pierre Duval was Nicolas Sanson's nephew and pupil. He published a wide range of atlases and individual maps including a fine miniature world geography with many of the maps based on Sanson.

See also lot 801 for Patoureau's reference work that identifies this map.
452 Carte de la Laponie Suedoise Northern Sweden & Finland
Henry Abraham Chatelain
1720
A
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This sheet includes a map of Lapland, at the northern tip of the Gulf of Bothnia, including parts of northern Sweden and Finland. The bottom portion of the sheet includes three engravings related to the lifestyle and customs of the Lapps.
453 Tractus Norvegiae Suecicus Praefecturam Bahusiae Finitimaeque Daliae Provinciae Partem... Southwestern Sweden
Johann Baptist Homann
1729
B+
  $200.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This map depicts the region between Gothenburg, Sweden and Fredrikstad, Norway, detailing towns, roads, and the intricate systems of islands along the coastline. The map includes four large insets showing bird's-eye views of Marstrandt on Orust and Bahus (northeast of Gothenburg) and fortification plans of Gothenburg and Wennerburg. Four large ships sail in the Skagerrak, and the title cartouche...
454 Carte de la Maison du Roy, des Etats, des Conseils et du Gouvernement Civil, Eclesiastique, et Militaire de Suede Stockholm, Sweden
Henry Abraham Chatelain
1720
A
  $180.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This sheet includes three lovely views with Stockholm at center, flanked by the Stockholm Palace and the Ulriksdal Palace. Below the views are columns of French text explaining the government of Sweden.
455 Carte du Spits-Berg Suivant les Hollandois pour Servir a l Histoire Generale des Voyages Spitsbergen, Norway
Jacques Nicolas Bellin
1758
A
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Copper engraved map of Spitsbergen (Svalbard) with the adjacent islands of Franz Josef Land and Jan Mayan. There is good detail of the rocks, shoals, regions of ice, and anchorages with notations concerning discoveries and explorations. A French-style decorative title cartouche, fleur-de-lis, and rhumb lines complete the chart.
456 Prussiae Descriptio Baltic
Ortelius/Vrients
1601
B+
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Miniature map of the Prussian Empire, which takes in part of present-day Poland, with Lithuania and the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad (here Konigsperg). It is embellished with a strapwork title cartouche and stipple engraved sea. Latin text on verso.

This map was published in Filips Galle's series of Epitome, which first appeared in 1588. Galle was unimpressed with the maps in ...
457 [Lot of 2] Prussia [and] Livonia Baltic
Mercator/Hondius
1635
A
  $90.00
Closed
   

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This matching pair of maps comes from the English edition of Mercator's Atlas Minor, which was published under the title Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas by Michael Spark and Samuel Cartwright. After acquiring the plates to the 1607 edition of the Mercator/Hondius Atlas Minor, Sparke republished the maps with text translated into English by Wye Saltonstall. Sparke also had ...
458 [Lot of 4] Daniae Regnu [and] Iutia Septentrionalis [and] Holsatia [and] Fionia Denmark
Mercator/Hondius
1635
A
  $210.00
Closed
   
Complete Section on Denmark from Atlas Minor

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This matching set of maps comes from the English edition of Mercator's Atlas Minor, which was published under the title Historia Mundi or Mercators Atlas by Michael Spark and Samuel Cartwright. After acquiring the plates to the 1607 edition of the Mercator/Hondius Atlas Minor, Sparke republished the maps with text translated into English by Wye Saltonstall. Sparke also had 4...
459 Danemarq Denmark
Pierre DuVal
1661
B+
  $70.00
Closed
   

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A miniature map of Denmark depicting key towns, rivers, and political divisions. Pierre Duval was Nicolas Sanson's nephew and pupil. He published a wide range of atlases and individual maps including a fine miniature world geography with many of the maps based on Sanson.

See also lot 801 for Patoureau's reference work that identifies this map.
460 Nouvelle Carte Geographique du Royaume de Dannemarck avec une Table des Villes les Plus Remarquables Denmark
Henry Abraham Chatelain
1720
A
  $150.00
Closed
   

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This map of the Kingdom of Denmark extends to include northern Germany and the southern tip of Sweden. Tables at the sides help locate cities throughout the kingdom.
461 Lalandiae et Falstriae Accurata Descriptio Lolland & Falster, Denmark
Mercator/Jansson
1651
A
  $90.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This map depicts the islands of Lolland and Falster, as well as several small surrounding islands. Adorned with a compass rose and two strapwork cartouches. German text on verso.

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