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Lot#       Title   Subject/Creator   Date/Cond   Sold for:    
450 Europa Europe
Ortelius/Vrients
1601
A
  $80.00
Closed
   

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This charming miniature map of Europe extends east to the Caspian Sea and includes a partial coastline of Greenland at top. Detail is limited to key rivers and cities. 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 the Spieghel der Wereld, and therefore gradually replace...
451 Europae Europe
Abraham Ortelius
1603
A
  $800.00
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...
452 Europa, ad Magnae Europae Gerardi Mercatoris P. Imitationem... Europe
Mercator/Hondius
1619
B+
  $450.00
Closed
   
Reserve reduced by $150!

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A beautiful map in Mercator's strong engraving style with the seas filled with waves and the land dotted with tiny cities. All of Europe is depicted, as well as Americae Pars, Greenland, Iceland, a Polar landmass, along with the mythical islands of Frisland, Drogeo, and Bradain. A large strapwork title cartouche completes the sheet. French text on verso.
453 Europa Exactissime Descripta Europe
Hondius/Jansson
1666
B+
  $650.00
Closed
   

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A very decorative map of Europe with minutely engraved detail throughout, showing the mythical island of Frisland near Iceland. While revising the Mercator Atlas in 1630 in response to fierce competition with the Blaeu family, the map of Europe was completely redrawn and updated, particularly in the northern regions. It is decorated with lovely title cartouche, ships, a sea monster and li...
454 Parte Occidentale dell' Europa / Parte Orientale dell' Europa Europe
Vicenzo Maria Coronelli
1691
A
  $1,700.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Coronelli's Decorative Two-Sheet Map of Europe

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A very large and robust engraving on two sheets, each approximately 23.5 x 19", here joined. Covers all of Europe to the Caspian Sea and the Urals in the north, and extends to show part of Greenland, labeled America Setten. Frisland is shown with only a dotted outline, with an adjacent note explaining that the island was discovered by Nicolo Zeno, but that no mariners have ever found it a...
455 To Her Most Sacred Majesty Carolina Queen of Great Britain, France & Ireland. This Map of Europe... Europe
Herman Moll
1708
B+
  $600.00
Closed
   

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Large-scale maps such as this map of Europe were very popular at the beginning of the 18th century, and Herman Moll's large maps were among the best English produced maps of the period. It shows the current political divisions and is filled with detail. It includes an inset showing the canal built by Peter the Great to connect the Volga and the Don, thus connecting the Caspian and Black Seas. O...
456 Carte Historique, Cronologique, et Geographique de l'Empire Romain, ou l'on Fait Observer son Etendue, et Diverses Remarques pour l'Intelligence de l'Histoire Europe & Middle East
Henry Abraham Chatelain
1708
A
  $70.00
Closed
   
Reserve reduced by 30%

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Fine map showing the full extent of the Roman Empire in Europe, Asia and northern Africa. The map is keyed to tables providing information on Roman administrators, emperors, historians, poets, etc. Size includes text panels.
457 Het Ryk van Carel den Groten Europe
Wetstein
1730
A
  $130.00
Closed
   

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This fine map of Europe describes the Empire of Charlemagne in the Middle Ages. The map is filled with ancient place names and decorated with a simple title cartouche and compass rose.
458 Romani Imperii, Occidentis Scilicet et Orientis, Tabula Geographica, ex Schoedis Sansonianis Desumpta, Observationibus Astronomicis Subacta... Europe
Didier Robert de Vaugondy
1752
B+
  $200.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This map depicts the ancient Roman Empire, extending as far east as the Caspian Sea and the Persian Gulf. Ancient place names are given throughout. An inset shows the Canary Islands. The map is adorned with a decorative title cartouche. This is the first state.
459 Komisk Kort over Europa for 1870 Europe
1870
B
  $550.00
Closed
   
Satirical Map at the Outset of the Franco-Prussian War

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This rare satirical map was originally created by Paul Hadol, a French illustrator and caricaturist, at the outset of the Franco-Prussian War. This popular map was republished in several different languages and distributed throughout Europe. This example was published in Denmark by Emil Olsens Lithography. Various countries and regions are represented by human and animal caricatures with props ...
460 European Revue. Kill That Eagle Europe, World War I
Geographia Map Co
1914
B
  $1,300.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by $200! Rare Satirical Map of Europe at Start of World War I

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This fascinating serio-comic map was created by John Henry Amschewitz and published in December 1914, at the beginning of WWI. Amschewitz was a British born artist who was unable to enlist for war service due to an injury he sustained while working on a mural project in Liverpool. Instead Amschewitz focused on his interests in art and theater, themes which are apparent in this map and even the t...
461 Humoristische Karte von Europa im Jahre 1914 Europe, World War I
Leutert & Schneiderwind
1914
A
  $1,400.00 *Available for Purchase*    
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 outbreak of World War I. The map was created by Karl Lehmann-Dumont in Dresden, and depicts the Germans' view of 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 caricatures with various props that help illustra...
462 Karte von Europa im Jahre 1914 Europe, World War I
1914
A
  $1,200.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Satirical Map of WWI Benefiting the Red Cross

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This fascinating propaganda map was created by Walter Trier and was published by Reklameverlag Ernst Marx in Berlin and Verlag Otto Maier in Leipzig. Trier, a German-Jewish artist, was born in Prague and emigrated to Germany to study art. He was a well-known illustrator in Germany and created this map shortly after the outbreak of WWI. After the war, Trier became a strong anti-fascist and was b...
463 [Lot of 6] Constantinople [and] Copenhagen [and] Stockholm [and] Madrid [and] Athens [and] Vienna European Cities
SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
1831-40
B+
  $170.00
Closed
   

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This handsome set includes six steel-engraved plans of important European cities. Each plan shows excellent detail of the streets, parks, rivers and fortifications with profiles of the principal buildings at bottom. Sizes vary slightly.

A. Constantinople, dated 1840.
B. Copenhagen, dated 1837.
C. Stockholm, dated 1836.
D. Madrid, dated 1831. <...
464 Tabula Nova Angliae & Hiberniae Britain
Ptolemy/Fries
1541
B+
  $850.00
Closed
   
Reserve reduced by $150!

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This superb Ptolemaic map is a reduced size version of Waldseemuller's modern map of the British Isles. Waldseemuller based his map on Italian portolan charts, although not necessarily from the most up-to-date charts. The principal cities and rivers are located, as well as a large mountain range between England and Scotland. The majority of the place names appear on the south coast of England, ...
465 Angliae, Scotiae, et Hiberniae, sive Britannicar: Insularum Descriptio Britain
Abraham Ortelius
1598
A
  $800.00
Closed
   
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...
466 Britannicarum Insularum Typus Britain
Abraham Ortelius
1624
A
  $750.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This handsome map of Roman Britain is based on information from Mercator's 1564 map of the British Isles, a new outline from Saxton's 1579 map, and ancient knowledge from Diodorus, Siculus, Plinius, Appianus, Tacitus, Caesar, and Strabo. The map is filled with ancient place names, and Hadrian's Wall and Wall of Pius (mislabeled Severi Imp. Murus) are located. Richly embellished with thre...
467 Carte du Gouvernement Militaire d'Angleterre ou l'on Represente l'Etat des Officiers de Guerre et Celui des Forces de Terre et de Mer Britain
Henry Abraham Chatelain
1708
A
  $120.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by 25%

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An interesting map of the of British Isles (6 x 6.3") and two allegorical scenes representing British military and government, separated into land forces on the left and naval forces on the right. The French text below expounds on English military strength in 1704.
468 Magna Britannia Complectens Angliae, Scotiae et Hiberniae Regna in Suas Provincias et Comitatus Divisa Repraesentante Britain
Johann Baptist Homann
1720
B+
  $220.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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Large decorative map of the British Isles with a huge title cartouche featuring an allegorical representation of Britannia and a host of putti in a cloud background with a portrait of George I and the royal coat of arms. According to Shirley, this is the second of two plates, with the portrait of George instead of Queen Anne. Homann's map of the British Isles is found in editions of his a...
469 Cary's New Map of England and Wales, with Part of Scotland. On Which Are Carefully Laid Down All the Direct and Principal Cross Roads, the Course of the Rivers and Navigable Canals... Britain
John Cary
1794
B+
  $400.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This large, incredibly detailed map of Britain is sectioned into 81 sheets and bound in "atlas" form. It covers all of England, Wales, and the southern portion of Scotland and depicts roads, towns and cities, rivers, canals and topography. Also includes a comprehensive 85-page "List of Places," a list of subscribers, and an index map. Complete. Blank sheets 62 and 80 not present, as issued, for...
470 [Disbound] [Collection of 54 English County Maps from Pigot & Cos. British Atlas] England
James Pigot & Co.
1842
B+
  $400.00
Closed
   

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This lot includes 54 steel engraved English county maps, a title page, and numerous pages of descriptive text from Pigot & Cos. British Atlas, Comprising the Counties of England, (Upon Which Are Laid Down All Railways Completed and In Progress)... Each map features a key identifying mail roads, canals, railways, rivers, and more as well as a reference to the wards or hundreds of the county...
471 Glocestershire Contrived into Thirty Thre Severall Hundreds & Those Againe into Foure Principall Devisions... Southwestern England
John Speed
1610
A
  $950.00
Closed
   

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This county map of Gloucestershire is divided into Hundreds and displays interesting detail including the locations of cities, rivers, bridges, forests and parks. Two large insets show bird's-eye plans of Gloucester and Bristow with brief descriptions of each. At left are vignettes of the Battles of Assandun and the Battle of Tewkesbury. The Royal coat of arms is at top right adjacent to the cr...
472 Vectis Insula. Anglice the Isle of Wight Isle of Wight, England
Johannes Blaeu
1658
A
  $325.00
Closed
   

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This attractive map of the Isle of Wight extends north to include Hurst Castle and Portsmouth. The island itself is filled with forests and hills, villages, bridges and windmills. It is handsomely embellished by several sailing ships and coats of arms. The large title cartouche features stags and ducks, and the distance scale is surmounted by an armillary sphere. Spanish text on verso, publish...
473 London from the South Side of the Thames London, England
London Illustrated News
1861
B+
  $750.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This massive and intricately engraved view of Victorian-era London appeared as a supplement to the February 9, 1861 edition of Illustrated London News. Engraved by Robert Loudan after Thomas Sulman, an architectural draftsman who specialized in birds-eye city views, it is an extremely detailed panorama of the city. Thousands of buildings are depicted, and sites of interest are illustrated...
474 Anglia England & Wales
Ortelius/Vrients
1601
A
  $120.00
Closed
   

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Fine miniature map of England and Wales drawn from Ortelius' map of the British Isles. North is oriented to the right of the map. The major cities, rivers and mountains are located. The map is enclosed in simple double-line borders and the title is enclosed in a simple block-style cartouche with a distance scale at lower right. Latin text on verso.

This map was published in Filips Gal...
475 [Lot of 8] Anglia [and] Northumbr. Cumberladia... [and] Westmorland, Castria... [and] Cornub. Devonia... [and] Eboracum Lincolnia Derbia... [and] Warwicum Northampton... [and] Anglesey, Ins... [and] Cambria sive Wallia England & Wales
Mercator/Hondius
1635
A
  $300.00
Closed
   
Complete Matching Set from English Edition

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This matching set of maps encompasses the entire section on England and Wales 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. Included are a map of England and Wales and seven regional maps, each adorned with decorative title cartouche and distance scale, and several of ...
476 Nouvelle Carte du Gouvernement Civil d'Angleterre et de Celuy de la Ville de Londres England & Wales
Henry Abraham Chatelain
1708
A
  $120.00 *Available for Purchase*    
Reserve reduced by 25%

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Folio sheet containing a map of England and Wales (5.2 x 4.5"), a plan of London (9.2 x 3.8") and two engravings with allegorical figures representing the empire. Panels of French text provide a detailed history of the civil governmental structure, including information on civil service, banks, and the legal system.

The left-hand engraving depicts a seated Liberty holding a scepter and...
477 Geological Map of England and Wales England & Wales
SDUK Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
1843
A
  $210.00
Closed
   

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Superb thematic map with bright hand coloring to illustrate twenty geological types. Filled with fascinating details such as the location of the quarries where the building stones for Parliament were taken, fossil beds, and mineral and gem deposits. Drawn by S.P. Woodward, engraved by J & C Walker, and colored by T. Malby. This is one of the few maps we have ever seen that identifies the color...
478 Westmorlandia, Lancastria, Cestria, Caernarvan, Denbigh, Flint, Merionidh, Montgomery, Salopia cum Insulis Mania et Anglesey Northwest England & Northern Wales
Mercator/Hondius
1619
B+
  $100.00
Closed
   

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This fine map covers northwestern England and northern Wales with the Isle of Man. It is beautifully engraved with a moiré patterned sea, elegant calligraphy, a fierce sea monster, and a large strapwork title cartouche. French text on verso.
479 [The Severn or Channell of Bristoll] Bristol Channel
Capt. Greenvile Collins
1693
B+
  $300.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This map shows the Bristol Channel, which divides Wales and the western portion of England with the city of Bristol located at the right of the image. The map is filled with rhumb lines, numerous soundings, and a key at center to important locations. At the lower right is a view depicting the arrival of King William III on 6 September 1690, upon returning from Ireland following the Battle of Bo...
480 Scotiae Tabula Scotland
Abraham Ortelius
1598
A
  $400.00
Closed
   

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Based on Gerard Mercator's eight-sheet wall map of the British Isles from 1564, this folio-sized map of Scotland features numerous place names throughout. Adorned with an elaborate strapwork title cartouche and a small scale of miles cartouche. This is the first state, prior to stippling being added around sea names. French text on verso.
481 Scotia Scotland
Ortelius/Vrients
1601
A
  $100.00
Closed
   

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This charming miniature map is oriented with north to the right and features major rivers, lakes, and a few place names. Two tiny ships sail in the 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 the Spieghel der Wereld, and therefore gradually repla...
482 Scotia Regnum Scotland
Jan Jansson
1638
A
  $200.00
Closed
   

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This is a nice example of Jansson's map of Scotland. It extends to include the Hebrides and has an inset of the Orkney Islands. It is beautifully decorated with the title cartouche topped by the arms of Scotland with the royal coat of arms of James VI above. Latin text on verso.
483 Le Royaume d'Escosse Divise en Parties Septentrionale & Meridionale... Scotland
Sanson/Jaillot
1693
B+
  $600.00
Closed
   

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This large, two-sheet map of Scotland is filled with detail and includes the Outer Hebrides and the Isles of Orkney, as well as portions of England and Ireland. Two decorative cartouches fill the empty waters featuring the royal coat of arms and cherubs with hounds. Printed on two sheets, joined.
484 Scotia Septentrionalis Northern Scotland
Mercator/Jansson
1651
A
  $100.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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A delightful small map of northern Scotland filled with the names of towns and decorated with two strapwork cartouches. German text on verso.
485 Hibernia Ireland
Ortelius/Vrients
1601
A
  $80.00
Closed
   

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Fine miniature map of Ireland with major cities, rivers and lakes named. North is oriented to the right of the map and it is adorned with a strapwork title cartouche and simple scale of miles. 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 the Spieghel der Wereld, and th...
486 [On 2 Sheets] Irlandiae Regnum Ireland
Mercator/Hondius
1619
B
  $500.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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Superb early pair of maps covering the whole of Ireland compiled from his landmark map of Britain (1564). These two maps were among five Irish maps Mercator designed for the second part of his Atlas. The maps are richly engraved with a moiré pattern in the seas and strong topographical features in the interior. The northern section is decorated with sailing ships and a sea monster and there is ...
487 Carte du Gouvernement Civil et Militaire avec l'Etat des Officiers du Royaume d'Irlande Ireland
Henry Abraham Chatelain
1708
A
  $120.00 *Available for Purchase*    
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Folio sheet containing two maps of Ireland (4.4 x 5.5"), one divided into the four provinces and the other showing the major towns in the Kingdom of Ireland. Panels of French text and several tables provide a detailed history of the civil governmental structure, including information on civil service, banks, and the legal system. The coats of arms of Great Britain and the Kingdom of Ireland are ...
488 Nouvelle Carte de l'Irlande, ou on Remarque l'Etat Present de Cette Isle, l'Ordre du Gouvernement Ecclesiastique et Politique... Ireland
Henry Abraham Chatelain
1708
A+
  $120.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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Handsome map of Ireland flanked with two smaller maps of the country showing changes from the ancient system of ecclesiastic divisions and how it was divided at the time of this map's creation. Detailed tables and panels of text surround the map with extensive information on the ancient towns, cities, lakes, rivers, and the governance of Ireland.
489 Hiberniae Regnum tam in Praecipuas Ultoniae, Connaciae, Laceniae et Momoniae... Ireland
Johann Baptist Homann
1720
B+
  $250.00
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This is a spectacular map of Ireland based on Visscher's similar map. It is filled with incredible topographical and political detail and embellished with two large cartouches featuring coats of arms and surrounded by putti, fishermen, and animals.
490 Ultoniae Orientalis Pars Northern Ireland
Mercator/Hondius
1619
B
  $150.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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Superb early map covering Down and Antrim Counties in Northern Ireland. This was one of five Irish maps Gerard Mercator designed for the second part of his Atlas. It is beautifully engraved with a moiré pattern in the sea, strong topographical features in the interior, and ornamented with a title cartouche incorporating the distance scale. French text on verso.
491 Comitatus Lageniae Southeastern Ireland
Mercator/Jansson
1651
A
  $80.00
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Decorative little map of the southeastern Irish province of Leinster oriented with north to the right and filled with many place names. The map is adorned with a decorative title cartouche. German text on verso.
492 Provincia Momoniae Southwestern Ireland
Mercator/Jansson
1651
A
  $80.00
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This handsome small map of southwestern Ireland depicts the province of Mounster and is filled with place names. German text on verso.
493 Norvegia et Suecia Scandinavia
Mercator/Jansson
1651
A
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An appealing small map of Scandinavia and the Baltic region decorated with a strapwork title cartouche. German text on verso.
494 A New Map of Sweden and Norway Scandinavia
James Wyld
1840
B+
  $120.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This very handsome map of Scandinavia is filled with immense detail including roads and many named towns.
495 Sweden & Norway Scandinavia
Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
1850
B+
  $7.00
Closed
   
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This finely and precisely engraved map of Sweden and Norway shows many towns and cities, political divisions, canals, lakes, and rivers. A table at right gives the districts and prefectures for Norway and Sweden. Features decorative borders.
496 Stokholmia Orientem Versus Sweden, Stockholm
Count Erik Jonsson Dahlberg
1693
B+
  $300.00
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This is a superb, panoramic view of Stockholm as viewed from the east. The view show the city at the height of its economic power centered on the Skeppsbron, a street and a quay in the old town. A busy shipyard is shown in the foreground and the harbor is filled with hundreds of ships. The royal palace and many cathedrals and churches are identified. The Suecia Antiqua et Hodierna (Anci...
497 Prutenie ou Prusse, Appellee Borusse par Quelques Autres Baltic, Poland
Sebastian Munster
1552
A
  $80.00 *Available for Purchase*    

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This woodblock map depicts portions of Poland and Kaliningrad Oblast along the Baltic Sea. Towns, rivers, mountains and several tiny animals are depicted in land, while a large ship sails the Baltic. On a full sheet of French text measuring 8.1 x 12.3".
498 Daniae Regnum Denmark
Mercator/Jansson
1651
A
  $100.00
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Attractive small map of Denmark, Sleschwig-Holstein and southern Sweden with good detail throughout. It is adorned with strapwork title and distance scales cartouches. German text on verso.
499 Freti Danici or Sundt Accuratiss Delineatio Oresund Strait
Braun & Hogenberg
1590
A
  $425.00
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This bird's-eye view shows the Danish city of Helsingor and the Swedish City of Helsingborg and the narrow strait between these two countries which is an important route to the Baltic Sea. The Oresund strait is filled with sailing ships, several engaged in battle. Also shown is the island of Ven (Hvena) with a depiction of Tycho Brahe's famous Uraniborg Observatory, the world's first obse...

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