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Auction 184, Lot 4

Subject: World

Belleforest, Francois

Typus Orbis Terrarum, 1575

Size: 19.6 x 13.2 inches (49.8 x 33.5 cm)
Estimate: $3,750 - $4,750
Scarce Woodcut Version of Ortelius’ World Map
Sold for: $2,500
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 5

Subject: World

Mercator, Rumold

Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio quam ex Magna Universali Gerardi Mercatoris, 1587

Size: 20.8 x 11.4 inches (52.8 x 29 cm)
Estimate: $4,500 - $5,500
Mercator's Double-Hemisphere World Map in Full Contemporary Color
Sold for: $4,000
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 9

Subject: World

Boisseau, Jean

Nouvelle et Exacte Description de la Terre Universelle Selon les Auteurs Modernes Plus, 1646

Size: 21.6 x 15.1 inches (54.9 x 38.4 cm)
Estimate: $5,500 - $6,500
Decorative Map with California as an Island
Unsold
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 12

Subject: World

Zahn, Johannes

Tabula Geographico-Hydrographica Motus Oceani Currentes, Abyssos, Montes Igniuomos in Universo Orbe Indicans, Notat haec Fig. Abyssos Montes Vulcanios, 1696

Size: 16.6 x 13.9 inches (42.2 x 35.3 cm)
Estimate: $1,900 - $2,200
Early Example of Thematic Cartography
Unsold
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 42

Subject: Ancient World

Anon.

[Untitled - Ancient World], 1553

Size: 12.9 x 11.9 inches (32.8 x 30.2 cm)
Estimate: $18,000 - $20,000
Rare Medieval World Map
Sold for: $13,500
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 47

Subject: Polar

Sanson/Mortier

Les Deux Poles Arcticque ou Septentrional, et Antarcticque ou Meridional, ou Description des Terres Arctiques et Antarcticques..., 1720

Size: 20.9 x 17.2 inches (53.1 x 43.7 cm)
Estimate: $4,000 - $4,750
Mortier's Lavish Map of the Poles
Sold for: $3,000
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 184, Lot 51

Subject: South Pole, Antarctica

Wytfliet, Cornelis

Chica sive Patagonica et Australis Terra, 1597

Size: 11.4 x 8.9 inches (29 x 22.6 cm)
Estimate: $1,600 - $1,900
Early Map of Terra Australis and the Strait of Magellan
Sold for: $1,700
Closed on 9/15/2021

Auction 183, Lot 1

Subject: World

Fries, Lorenz

Orbis Typus Universalis Iuxta Hydrographorum Traditionem Exactissime Depicta, 1522

Size: 18.8 x 13.8 inches (47.8 x 35.1 cm)
Estimate: $6,000 - $7,500
One of the First Ptolemaic Maps to Name America
Sold for: $7,500
Closed on 6/9/2021

Auction 183, Lot 2

Subject: World

Bordone, Benedetto

[Untitled - World], 1528

Size: 15.1 x 8.4 inches (38.4 x 21.3 cm)
Estimate: $3,500 - $4,250
One of the Earliest World Maps on an Oval Projection
Sold for: $2,350
Closed on 6/9/2021

Auction 183, Lot 3

Subject: World

Fries, Lorenz

Tabu Nova Orbis, 1535

Size: 18.1 x 12.4 inches (46 x 31.5 cm)
Estimate: $4,000 - $5,000
"Modern" World Map with Portraits of Five Kings
Sold for: $3,000
Closed on 6/9/2021

Auction 183, Lot 4

Subject: World

Honter, Jon Coronensis

Universalis Cosmographia, 1546

Size: 6.4 x 4.8 inches (16.3 x 12.2 cm)
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,500
Honter's Heart-Shaped Map of the World
Sold for: $900
Closed on 6/9/2021

Auction 183, Lot 7

Subject: World

Ortelius, Abraham

Typus Orbis Terrarum, 1581

Size: 19.6 x 13.3 inches (49.8 x 33.8 cm)
Estimate: $7,000 - $8,500
Ortelius' Famous World Map - First Plate
Sold for: $6,000
Closed on 6/9/2021

Auction 183, Lot 13

Subject: World

Blaeu/Valck

Novus Planiglobii Terrestris per Utrumque Polum Conspectus, 1695

Size: 21.1 x 15.9 inches (53.6 x 40.4 cm)
Estimate: $5,500 - $6,500
Superb World Map on a Polar Projection
Sold for: $4,000
Closed on 6/9/2021

Auction 183, Lot 28

Subject: North Pole

Hondius, Henricus

Poli Arctici, et Circumiacentium Terrarum Descriptio Novissima, 1637

Size: 19.4 x 17 inches (49.3 x 43.2 cm)
Estimate: $1,900 - $2,200
Magnificent Polar Map Surrounded by Whaling Scenes
Sold for: $1,400
Closed on 6/9/2021

Auction 183, Lot 29

Subject: South Pole

Hondius, Henricus

Polus Antarcticus, 1639

Size: 19.5 x 17.2 inches (49.5 x 43.7 cm)
Estimate: $1,400 - $1,700
Magnificent Early Map of the South Pole in Full Contemporary Color
Sold for: $925
Closed on 6/9/2021

Auction 183, Lot 32

Subject: Solar System

Cellarius/Schenk & Valck

Planisphaerium Braheum, sive Structura Mundi Totius, ex Hypothesi Tychonis Brahei in Plano Delineata, 1708

Size: 19.7 x 15.8 inches (50 x 40.1 cm)
Estimate: $1,600 - $1,900
Chart Depicting Tycho Brahe's Model of the Universe
Sold for: $2,300
Closed on 6/9/2021

Auction 183, Lot 35

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany, Earth

Kircher, Athanasius

Systema Ideale quo Exprimitur, Aquarum per Canales Hydragogos Subterraneos ex Mari et in Montium Hydrophylacia Protrusio..., 1682

Size: 15.9 x 12.9 inches (40.4 x 32.8 cm)
Estimate: $1,600 - $1,900
Fascinating Cross-Section of the Earth
Sold for: $1,500
Closed on 6/9/2021

Auction 183, Lot 40

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany, Fictional Map

Darton, W. and Harvey, J.

A Map of the Various Paths of Life, 1794

Size: 11.2 x 12 inches (28.4 x 30.5 cm)
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,500
Rare Quaker Morality Map
Sold for: $850
Closed on 6/9/2021

Auction 182, Lot 1

Subject: World

Ortelius, Abraham

Typus Orbis Terrarum, 1573

Size: 19.6 x 13.3 inches (49.8 x 33.8 cm)
Estimate: $5,500 - $6,500
Ortelius' Famous World Map - First Plate in Full Contemporary Color
Sold for: $4,250
Closed on 4/28/2021

Auction 182, Lot 2

Subject: World

Belleforest, Francois

Typus Orbis Terrarum, 1575

Size: 19.5 x 13.2 inches (49.5 x 33.5 cm)
Estimate: $4,500 - $5,500
Scarce Woodcut Version of Ortelius’ World Map
Sold for: $3,250
Closed on 4/28/2021

Auction 182, Lot 23

Subject: World, World War II

U.S. Gov't Printing Office

This Is Ann..... She Drinks Blood! [on verso] Newsmap Monday November 8, 1943..., 1943

Size: 45.8 x 33 inches (116.3 x 83.8 cm)
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,300
Rare Malaria Map Featuring Dr. Seuss Illustrations
Sold for: $600
Closed on 4/28/2021

Auction 182, Lot 25

Subject: World, World War II

Wings Over the World... Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Aviation Cavalcade by Albert Richard Sportswear, 1944

Size: 21.6 x 16.6 inches (54.9 x 42.2 cm)
Estimate: $1,200 - $1,500
Propaganda Map Promoting US Military Aviation During WWII
Unsold
Closed on 4/28/2021

Auction 182, Lot 30

Subject: Ancient World

Ptolemy/Mercator

Universalis Tabula Iuxta Ptolemaeum, 1695

Size: 18.7 x 13.5 inches (47.5 x 34.3 cm)
Estimate: $1,800 - $2,100
Map of the Ancient World with Depictions of the Four Elements
Sold for: $1,150
Closed on 4/28/2021

Auction 182, Lot 55

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany, Earth

Kircher, Athanasius

Systema Ideale quo Exprimitur, Aquarum per Canales Hydragogos Subterraneos ex Mari et in Montium Hydrophylacia Protrusio..., 1682

Size: 15.9 x 12.9 inches (40.4 x 32.8 cm)
Estimate: $1,600 - $1,900
Fascinating Cross-Section of the Earth
Sold for: $1,200
Closed on 4/28/2021

Auction 182, Lot 61

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany, Puzzle, New York

McCleary & Pierce, Samuel & John

McCleary & Pierce's Geographical Analysis of the State of New York, 1850

Size: 10.6 x 8.2 inches (26.9 x 20.8 cm)
Estimate: $400 - $500
Early Puzzle Map of New York
Sold for: $400
Closed on 4/28/2021

Auction 181, Lot 1

Subject: World

Honter, Jon Coronensis

Universalis Cosmographia, 1546

Size: 6.4 x 4.8 inches (16.3 x 12.2 cm)
Estimate: $1,400 - $1,700
Honter's Heart-Shaped Map of the World
Sold for: $850
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 2

Subject: World

Ortelius, Abraham

Typus Orbis Terrarum, 1572

Size: 19.5 x 13.2 inches (49.5 x 33.5 cm)
Estimate: $5,500 - $6,500
Ortelius' Famous World Map - First Plate
Sold for: $4,000
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 3

Subject: World

Belleforest, Francois

Typus Orbis Terrarum, 1575

Size: 19.5 x 13.2 inches (49.5 x 33.5 cm)
Estimate: $4,500 - $5,500
Scarce Woodcut Version of Ortelius’ World Map
Sold for: $3,000
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 5

Subject: World

[On 2 Sheets] Novum Orbis Terrarum Schema, in Plano sic Descriptum, ut Graduum tum Circa Polos Dilatatio, tum Circa Aequatorem Coarctatio Excludatur..., 1628

Size: 10.6 x 11.1 inches (26.9 x 28.2 cm)
Estimate: $2,400 - $3,000
World Map on Gores in an Unusual Projection
Sold for: $1,800
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 181, Lot 39

Subject: Solar System

Senex, John

A Scheme of the Solar System with the Orbits of the Planets and Comets Belonging Thereto, Describ'd from Dr. Halley's Accurate Table of Comets..., 1724

Size: 23.8 x 27 inches (60.5 x 68.6 cm)
Estimate: $1,500 - $1,800
Impressive Chart Popularizing Isaac Newton's Ideas
Sold for: $900
Closed on 2/10/2021

Auction 180, Lot 3

Subject: World

Ritter, Franz

[Untitled - World and Horological Diagrams], 1607

Size: 13.4 x 11 inches (34 x 27.9 cm)
Estimate: $3,000 - $3,750
Ritter's Unusual Sun-Dial World Map - First State
Sold for: $1,800
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 4

Subject: World

Plancius, Petrus

Orbis Terrarum Typus de Integro Multis in Locis Emendatus, 1647

Size: 20.1 x 11.3 inches (51.1 x 28.7 cm)
Estimate: $1,900 - $2,200
Plancius' World Map Surrounded by Elegant Strapwork
Sold for: $1,400
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 5

Subject: World

Visscher, Nicolas

Orbis Terrarum Nova et Accuratissima Tabula, 1658

Size: 22.1 x 18.5 inches (56.1 x 47 cm)
Estimate: $5,500 - $6,500
Visscher's Superb Double-Hemisphere World Map in Full Contemporary Color with Gold Highlights
Sold for: $4,000
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 24

Subject: World, World War II

Gill, MacDonald

La Carta del Atlantico, 1943

Size: 43 x 29.8 inches (109.2 x 75.7 cm)
Estimate: $2,300 - $2,750
Rare Spanish Edition of Gill's "Time & Tide" Map of the Atlantic Charter
Sold for: $3,250
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 25

Subject: World, World War II

Wings Over the World... Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Aviation Cavalcade by Albert Richard Sportswear, 1944

Size: 21.6 x 16.6 inches (54.9 x 42.2 cm)
Estimate: $1,500 - $1,800
Propaganda Map Promoting US Military Aviation During WWII
Unsold
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 180, Lot 52

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany, Playing Cards

Anon.

Pasquins Windkaart. Op de Windnegotie van 't Iaar 1720, 1720

Size: 17.3 x 20.4 inches (43.9 x 51.8 cm)
Estimate: $1,500 - $1,800
Sheet of Playing Cards Satirizing the Mississippi Bubble
Unsold
Closed on 11/18/2020

Auction 179, Lot 1

Subject: World & Continents

Wit, Frederick de

[Lot of 5] Nova Orbis Tabula, in Lucem Edita [and] Novissima et Accuratissima Totius Americae Descriptio [and] Totius Africae Accuratissima Tabula [and] Accuratissima Totius Asiae Tabula... [and] Nova et Accurata Totius Europae Descriptio, 1680

Size: 22.7 x 19.2 inches (57.7 x 48.8 cm)
Estimate: $8,000 - $9,500
Attractive Matched Set from the Golden Age of Dutch Cartography
Sold for: $6,000
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 2

Subject: World

Ptolemy/Fries

Orbis Typus Universalis Iuxta Hydrographorum Traditionem Exactissime Depicta, 1522

Size: 19 x 13.9 inches (48.3 x 35.3 cm)
Estimate: $6,000 - $7,500
One of the First Ptolemaic Maps to Name America
Sold for: $4,500
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 4

Subject: World

Belleforest, Francois

Typus Orbis Terrarum, 1575

Size: 19.5 x 13.2 inches (49.5 x 33.5 cm)
Estimate: $4,500 - $5,500
Scarce Woodcut Version of Ortelius’ World Map
Unsold
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 6

Subject: World

Ritter, Franz

[Untitled - World and Horological Diagrams], 1607

Size: 13.6 x 11.2 inches (34.5 x 28.4 cm)
Estimate: $3,250 - $4,000
Ritter's Unusual Sun-Dial World Map - First State
Unsold
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 8

Subject: World

Hondius/Le Clerc

Orbis Terrae Novissima Descriptio, 1633

Size: 19.9 x 12.9 inches (50.5 x 32.8 cm)
Estimate: $4,750 - $6,000
Le Clerc's Decorative World Map Engraved by Hondius
Sold for: $3,400
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 9

Subject: World

Hondius/Jansson

Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula, 1639

Size: 21.4 x 14.9 inches (54.4 x 37.8 cm)
Estimate: $8,000 - $9,500
Henricus Hondius' Baroque-Style World Map
Sold for: $6,000
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 20

Subject: World

Le Raye, Jean

Nouveau Planisphere Terrestre, Divise en Vingt Quatre Parties Egales, Dresse sur le Meridien de Paris, 1762

Size: 25.6 x 19.8 inches (65 x 50.3 cm)
Estimate: $2,400 - $3,000
Rare World Map on North Polar Projection with Large Sea of the West
Sold for: $2,100
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 25

Subject: World

Brion de la Tour/Desnos

Mappemonde Dressee sur les Relations les Plus Nouvelles et les Plus Approuvees Assujeties aux Observations de Mrs. de l'Ac. Rle. des Sciences..., 1786

Size: 30.1 x 20.8 inches (76.5 x 52.8 cm)
Estimate: $2,750 - $3,500
Scarce Map Featuring Interesting Cartography in the Northwest
Sold for: $5,000
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 38

Subject: Polar

Hondius, Henricus

[Lot of 2] Poli Arctici, et Circumiacentium Terrarum Descriptio Novissima [and] Polus Antarcticus, 1639

Size: 19.4 x 17 inches (49.3 x 43.2 cm)
Estimate: $2,400 - $3,000
Magnificent Polar Maps Surrounded by Engraved Scenes
Sold for: $1,800
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 48

Subject: Solar System

Senex, John

A Scheme of the Solar System with the Orbits of the Planets and Comets Belonging Thereto, Describ'd from Dr. Halley's Accurate Table of Comets..., 1724

Size: 23.8 x 27 inches (60.5 x 68.6 cm)
Estimate: $1,800 - $2,100
Impressive Chart Popularizing Isaac Newton's Ideas
Unsold
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 52

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany, Low Countries

Keere, Pieter Van Den

Leo Belgicus, 1617

Size: 17.9 x 14.6 inches (45.5 x 37.1 cm)
Estimate: $15,000 - $18,000
Most Popular of the "Lions of Belgium"
Sold for: $10,000
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 179, Lot 58

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany, Wind Rose

Jansson, Jan

Tabula Anemographica seu Pyxis Nautica Ventorum Nomina Sex Linguis Repraesentans, 1680

Size: 21.5 x 17.1 inches (54.6 x 43.4 cm)
Estimate: $1,400 - $1,700
Dramatic 32-Point Wind Rose
Sold for: $700
Closed on 9/16/2020

Auction 178, Lot 1

Subject: World

Ortelius, Abraham

Typus Orbis Terrarum, 1587

Size: 19.1 x 13.9 inches (48.5 x 35.3 cm)
Estimate: $6,000 - $7,500
Ortelius' Third World Map in an Oval Projection
Sold for: $4,000
Closed on 6/10/2020

Auction 178, Lot 3

Subject: World

Ritter, Franz

[Untitled - World], 1610

Size: 14.4 x 11.6 inches (36.6 x 29.5 cm)
Estimate: $11,500 - $13,000
Ritter's Fascinating Sundial World Map - First State
Sold for: $8,000
Closed on 6/10/2020
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