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Browsing Oceania, New Zealand, Australia.  Displaying records 1 - 9.
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Lot#       Title   Subject/Creator   Date/Cond   Low Estimate   High Bid
726 Marine, Pavillons Prints - Ships
Denis Diderot
1778
B+
$70.00  

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Handsome copper engraving containing numerous marine flags, some decorated with coats of arms. Included are the marine flags of Denmark, Russia, and the Papal naval ensign with the figures of St. Peter and St. Paul. Engraved by Benard. The Encyclopédie was published under the direction of Diderot with articles written by the most prominent philosophers of the time. These great minds collaborat...
727 Marine, Pavillons Prints - Ships
Denis Diderot
1778
B+
$70.00  

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Handsome copper engraving containing numerous marine flags, some decorated with coats of arms. The large flag depicted is that of Tripoli. Engraved by Benard. The Encyclopédie was published under the direction of Diderot with articles written by the most prominent philosophers of the time. These great minds collaborated in the goal of assembling and disseminating the fruits of accumulated know...
728 Marine, Pavillons Prints - Ships
Denis Diderot
1778
B+
$80.00  

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Handsome copper engraving containing 37 colorful marine flags, some decorated with coats of arms. Engraved by Benard. The Encyclopédie was published under the direction of Diderot with articles written by the most prominent philosophers of the time. These great minds collaborated in the goal of assembling and disseminating the fruits of accumulated knowledge and learning. Containing 72,000 art...
729 [On 2 Sheets] Ordines Sacri Romani Imp. ab Ottone III Instituti Prints - Heraldry
Abraham Ortelius
1624
A
$1,000.00  
Illustrated Ranks of the Holy Roman Empire

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This impressive pair of sheets illustrated the ranks of the Holy Roman Empire as established by Otto III (980-1002). At top is the Holy Roman Emperor seated in the center, flanked by officials and electors. The second row shows Dukes and Marquises and the third row shows provincial and military dignitaries (counts). The second sheet continues the order of ranking with counts, barons, freemen (o...
730 The Eastern Front of Solomons Temple... [on sheet with] A Draught of the Inside of the Ark... [and] A Prospect of the Roof, Walls & Pavement of the Holy of Holies... Prints - Religion
Anonymous
1622
B+
$140.00  

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This sheet includes three engravings showing the eastern side of Salomon's Temple, a representation of both the exterior and a cross-section of the interior of Noah's Ark, and an interior view of the Holy of Holies.
731 [Lot of 9 - Old Testament Engravings from the First Book of Samuel] Prints - Religion
1791
B+
$140.00  

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Nice lot of copper engraved illustrations from the Old Testament depicting various scenes from the First Book of Samuel. Illustrations include David defeating Goliath, Saul hurling a spear at David, and Eli's death upon hearing the news that the Ark of God has been captured. There are two scenes (7 x 5.3") on each sheet. They are from a Dutch biblical history by Ysbrand van Hamelsveld.
732 Nieuwe Volkplanting om Wind Satire - Stock Trading
Anonymous
1720
A
$300.00  

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This engraving is from the important account of one the most infamous financial meltdowns in history, known as the Mississippi Bubble incident. This engraved view depicts the Mississippi River and four small vignettes showing investors devastated by the scheme. There are two columns of verses in Dutch below the scene. On a full sheet of Dutch text measuring 10.2 x 14.6".

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733 Civitates Orbis Terrarum, Liber Primus Atlases
Braun & Hogenberg
1574
$10,000.00  
Old Colored Example of Volume I

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This is an incomplete, but gorgeous full-color example of Volume I of Braun & Hogenberg's Civitates Orbis Terrarum (Cities of the World), the first atlas of town plans. Included are 84 city views on 36 sheets (out of the original 59 sheets). Some of the most sought-after city views are included in this volume, including Rome, Venice, Istanbul, Amsterdam, Budapest, Vienna, Milan, Naples, C...
734 Geographia Antiqua et Nova: or a System of Antient and Modern Geography, with a Set of Maps, Engraven from those of Cellarius' Atlases
Christophorus Cellarius
1768
B+
$700.00  

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This is the second edition of this highly regarded geography containing thirty-three double-page maps. The book and maps focus on the three regions of the Ancient World - Europe, Asia and Africa. The attractive, boldly engraved maps are in Latin, and use two different typestyles, Italic and Roman, to distinguish between ancient and modern place names. They show excellent detail with topography,...


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