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Auction 188, Lot 1

Subject: World & Continents

Jansson, Jan

[Lot of 5] Typus Orbis Terrarum [with] Americae Descriptio [and] Africae Descriptio [and] Asia [and] Europae Nova Tabula, 1634

Size: 8 x 5.6 inches (20.3 x 14.2 cm)
Estimate: $2,400 - $3,000
Matching Set from Latin Edition of Atlas Minor
Unsold
Closed on 6/22/2022

Auction 188, Lot 4

Subject: World

Blaeu, Willem

Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula, 1635

Size: 21.6 x 16.2 inches (54.9 x 41.1 cm)
Estimate: $12,000 - $15,000
Blaeu's Magnificent Carte-a-Figures World Map with Rare Blank Verso
Unsold
Closed on 6/22/2022

Auction 188, Lot 5

Subject: World

Plancius, Petrus

Orbis Terrarum Typus de Integro Multis in Locis Emendatus..., 1643

Size: 20.3 x 11.3 inches (51.6 x 28.7 cm)
Estimate: $3,000 - $3,750
Plancius' World Map Surrounded by Elegant Strapwork
Sold for: $2,200
Closed on 6/22/2022

Auction 188, Lot 20

Subject: World

Sayer, Robert

A New Map of the World in Two Hemispheres with the New Discoveries & Tracts of the Two Circum Navigators..., 1760

Size: 37.9 x 21.6 inches (96.3 x 54.9 cm)
Estimate: $2,400 - $3,000
Gorgeous Double Hemisphere World Map
Sold for: $1,800
Closed on 6/22/2022

Auction 188, Lot 32

Subject: World, World War II

Mapa Humoristico do Mundo - Guerra - 1939, 1941

Size: 28.9 x 21.1 inches (73.4 x 53.6 cm)
Estimate: $2,400 - $3,000
Rare World War II Persuasive Map with Images of Hitler, Stalin and Churchill
Sold for: $7,500
Closed on 6/22/2022

Auction 188, Lot 50

Subject: Persuasive Maps, Russo-Japanese War

A Humorous Diplomatic Atlas of Europe and Asia, 1904

Size: 22.8 x 16.4 inches (57.9 x 41.7 cm)
Estimate: $2,750 - $3,500
Japanese Propaganda Map Depicting the Russian Octopus
Sold for: $2,000
Closed on 6/22/2022

Auction 188, Lot 52

Subject: Cartographic Miscellany, World War II

Freedom or Slavery - Buy More War Bonds, 1943

Size: 14.7 x 18.4 inches (37.3 x 46.7 cm)
Estimate: $900 - $1,200
Rare WWII Propaganda Map Made by a Jewish Refugee and Former Prisoner-of-War
Sold for: $700
Closed on 6/22/2022

Auction 187, Lot 1

Subject: World & Continents

Ortelius/Galle

[Lot of 5] Typus Orbis Terrarum [and] Americae sive Novi Orbis Nova Descriptio [and] Africae Tabula Nova [and] Asiae Nova Descr: [and] Europa, 1589

Size: 4.3 x 3.1 inches (10.9 x 7.9 cm)
Estimate: $1,400 - $1,700
Matching Set of Miniature Ortelius Maps
Sold for: $1,000
Closed on 4/27/2022

Auction 187, Lot 2

Subject: World

Ortelius, Abraham

Typus Orbis Terrarum, 1571

Size: 19.8 x 13.4 inches (50.3 x 34 cm)
Estimate: $7,000 - $8,500
Ortelius' Famous World Map - First Plate
Sold for: $5,000
Closed on 4/27/2022

Auction 187, Lot 7

Subject: World

Visscher, Claes Janszoon

Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula Auctore N. I. Piscator, 1652

Size: 22.3 x 17.9 inches (56.6 x 45.5 cm)
Estimate: $14,000 - $16,000
Visscher's Rare Carte-a-Figures World Map
Sold for: $10,000
Closed on 4/27/2022

Auction 187, Lot 47

Subject: South Pole

Robert de Vaugondy, Didier

Hemisphere Austral ou Antarctique Projette sur un Horizon dont le Zenith est Situe a 140 Degres de Longit? Orient? de l'Isle de Fer..., 1777

Size: 24.4 x 25.4 inches (62 x 64.5 cm)
Estimate: $4,000 - $5,000
Rare Separately Published Map of New Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere
Sold for: $2,500
Closed on 4/27/2022

Auction 187, Lot 50

Subject: Celestial Atlas

Flamsteed/Fortin

Atlas Celeste de Flamsteed, Publie en 1776 ... Troisieme Edition..., 1795

Size: 6 x 8.9 inches (15.2 x 22.6 cm)
Estimate: $3,500 - $4,500
Flamsteed's Reduced-Size Atlas with 30 Celestial Plates
Sold for: $1,900
Closed on 4/27/2022

Auction 187, Lot 51

Subject: Solar System

Cellarius, Andreas

Planisphaerium Ptolemaicum, sive Machina Orbium Mundi Ex Hypotheis Ptolemaica in Plano Disposita, 1661

Size: 20.9 x 17.5 inches (53.1 x 44.5 cm)
Estimate: $2,750 - $3,500
Gorgeous Chart Showing Ptolemy's Earth-Centric Model of the Solar System
Sold for: $3,000
Closed on 4/27/2022

Auction 187, Lot 52

Subject: Solar System

Cellarius, Andreas

Planisphaerium Braheum, sive Structura Mundi Totius, Ex Hypothesi Tychonis Brahei in Plano Descriptio, 1661

Size: 20.4 x 16.6 inches (51.8 x 42.2 cm)
Estimate: $2,000 - $2,750
Decorative Chart Depicting Tycho Brahe's Model of the Universe
Sold for: $1,100
Closed on 4/27/2022

Auction 187, Lot 54

Subject: Orrery, Globe

Philip, George

[Orrery with 3-inch Terrestrial Globe], 1900

Size: 14.5 x 8.8 inches (36.8 x 22.4 cm)
Estimate: $2,000 - $2,500
Superb Model Demonstrating the Movements of the Earth and Moon
Sold for: $3,000
Closed on 4/27/2022

Auction 186, Lot 1

Subject: World & Continents

Mercator/Hondius

[Lot of 5] Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio... [and] America [and] Nova Africae Tabula [and] Asiae Nova Descriptio [and] Europa..., 1619

Size: See Description
Estimate: $10,000 - $13,000
Matching Set of World and Continents
Sold for: $7,500
Closed on 2/9/2022

Auction 186, Lot 3

Subject: World, Americas & Africa

Lopez, D. Tomas

[Lot of 3] Mapa Mundi o Descripcion de Todo el Mundo y en Particular del Globo Terrestre... [and] Mapa de America Sujeto a las Observaciones Astronomicas [and] Mapa de Africa..., 1772-92

Size: See Description
Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Rare Spanish Maps Including the Second Printed Map to Locate San Francisco Bay
Sold for: $16,500
Closed on 2/9/2022

Auction 186, Lot 13

Subject: World

Wit, Frederick de

Nova Orbis Tabula, in Lucem Edita, 1665

Size: 21.8 x 18.3 inches (55.4 x 46.5 cm)
Estimate: $4,500 - $5,500
First State of De Wit's Stunning Double-Hemisphere Map
Sold for: $3,250
Closed on 2/9/2022

Auction 186, Lot 14

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: $1,700 - $2,000
Early Example of Thematic Cartography
Sold for: $1,200
Closed on 2/9/2022

Auction 186, Lot 16

Subject: World

Fer, Nicolas de

Mappe-Monde, ou Carte Generale de la Terre, Divisee en Deux Hemispheres..., 1700

Size: 27.7 x 17.3 inches (70.4 x 43.9 cm)
Estimate: $2,400 - $3,000
Rare First State of De Fer Two-Sheet Map of the World
Sold for: $1,500
Closed on 2/9/2022

Auction 186, Lot 17

Subject: World

Moll, Herman

A New & Correct Map of the Whole World Shewing ye Situation of Its Principal Parts. Viz the Oceans, Kingdoms, Rivers, Capes, Ports, Mountains, Woods, Trade-Winds, Monsoons, Variation of ye Compass..., 1719

Size: 47.9 x 27.8 inches (121.7 x 70.6 cm)
Estimate: $5,500 - $7,000
Moll's Large-Scale Map of the World
Sold for: $4,000
Closed on 2/9/2022

Auction 186, Lot 43

Subject: World

Peace Map of the World United - A Pictorial History of Transport and Communications from Jonah to the Jet Plane as Paths to Permanent Peace, 1945

Size: 35.2 x 14.9 inches (89.4 x 37.8 cm)
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,400
Rare Pictorial Map Promoting Unity after World War II
Sold for: $750
Closed on 2/9/2022

Auction 186, Lot 44

Subject: Ancient World

Schonsperger, Johann

Secunda Etas Mundi, 1496

Size: 5.8 x 4 inches (14.7 x 10.2 cm)
Estimate: $3,750 - $4,500
A Miniature Version of Schedel's Ancient World Map
Sold for: $2,750
Closed on 2/9/2022

Auction 186, Lot 46

Subject: North Pole

Mercator/Hondius

Septentrionalium Terrarum Descriptio, 1606

Size: 15.5 x 14.8 inches (39.4 x 37.6 cm)
Estimate: $2,200 - $2,500
The First Printed Map Devoted to the Arctic
Sold for: $2,750
Closed on 2/9/2022

Auction 186, Lot 67

Subject: Persuasive Maps, Russo-Japanese War

A Humorous Diplomatic Atlas of Europe and Asia, 1904

Size: 22.5 x 16.5 inches (57.2 x 41.9 cm)
Estimate: $2,750 - $3,500
Japanese Propaganda Map Depicting the Russian Octopus
Sold for: $1,850
Closed on 2/9/2022

Auction 185, Lot 2

Subject: World

Ortelius, Abraham

Typus Orbis Terrarum, 1571

Size: 19.5 x 13.4 inches (49.5 x 34 cm)
Estimate: $5,500 - $6,500
Ortelius' Famous World Map - First Plate in Full Contemporary Color
Sold for: $4,500
Closed on 11/17/2021

Auction 185, Lot 4

Subject: World

Blaeu, Willem

Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica ac Hydrographica Tabula, 1635

Size: 21.4 x 16.1 inches (54.4 x 40.9 cm)
Estimate: $12,000 - $15,000
Blaeu's Magnificent Carte-a-Figures World Map
Sold for: $9,000
Closed on 11/17/2021

Auction 185, Lot 7

Subject: World

Valck, Gerard

Mappe-Monde Geo-Hydrographique, ou Description Generale du Globe Terrestre et Aquatique en Deux-Plans-Hemispheres..., 1686

Size: 23 x 18.9 inches (58.4 x 48 cm)
Estimate: $3,000 - $3,750
Scarce Baroque-Style Double-Hemisphere Map Depicting the Four Seasons
Sold for: $2,000
Closed on 11/17/2021

Auction 185, Lot 36

Subject: Ancient World

Jansson, Jan

[On 4 Sheets] Tabula Itineraria ex Illustri Peutingerorum Bibliotheca quae Augustae Vindelicorum Beneficio Marci Velseri Septem-Viri Augustani in Lucem Edita, 1660

Size: 20 x 15.5 inches (50.8 x 39.4 cm)
Estimate: $2,300 - $2,750
Famous Peutinger Table
Sold for: $3,500
Closed on 11/17/2021

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
Sold for: $4,000
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
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