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Recent additions

  • Amboina ad viumu descripta – Johannes Isacus Pontanus

    Miniature maps of Ambon and part of the Banda islands, Indonesia. The maps were published in the Dutch edition of “Rerum et urbis Amstelodamensium Historia” by Johannes Isacus Pontanus. The map of Ambon is set on the front of the page (p. 243) and the map of the Banda islands on the verso (p. 244.). Engraved by Benjamin Wright.

    Title: Amboina ad viumu descripta quo tempore Admiarallus Wibrandus Warwicensis cum
    qua tuor nauibus ante eam in achoris staret a 1599 mese martio / Untitled
    Date: 1620
    Size: 8.5 x 12.0 cm
    Condition: Good (G)
    Condition notes: Some staining.

    175.00
    175.00
  • Egitto Nuova Tavola – Girolamo Ruscelli

    Girolamo Ruscelli’s modern map of Egypt, from his Ptolemy’s Geographia. Published by the heirs of M. Sessa in 1598 and 1599, in Venice. This is the scarce third state of the map, where a sea monster and a sailing boat has been added.

    Title: Egitto Nuova Tavola
    Date: 1598
    Size: 19.0 x 26.5 cm
    Condition: Good (G)
    Condition notes: Centerfold restored
    Publication title: Geografia di Claudio Tolomeo Alessandrino Tradotta di Greco nell’Idioma Volgare Italiano da Girolamo Ruscelli

    175.00
    175.00
  • La Suede Norvege Et Danemarck – Claude Buffier

    Small map of Scandinavia from Claude Buffier’s Géographie Universelle.

    Title: La Suede Norvege Et Danemarck
    Date: 1772
    Size: 17.5 x 13.5 cm
    Verso: Blank
    Condition: Good (G)
    Condition notes: Fold lines as issued

    70.00
    70.00
  • Isles Britanniques – Nicolas Sanson

    Charming map of the British Isles, including the Shetland and the Faeroe Islands by Nicolas Sanson. Engraved by A. de Winter.

    Title: Isles Britanniques
    Date: 1705
    Size: 23.2 x 18.0 cm
    Verso: Blank
    Condition: Very Good (VG)

    125.00
    125.00
  • Red Squirrelfish & Serranus – Leopold Fitzinger

    Rare folio color lithograph of a Red Squirrelfish & a Serranus from Leopold Joseph Franz Johann Fitzinger’s work, “Bilder-Atlas zur wissenschaftlich-populären Naturgeschichte…”. Published in Vienna, 1864, by K.K. Hof und Staatsdruckerei.

    Title: Red Squirrelfish & Serranus – Fig 7. Der dickstachelige Stachelbarsch (Holocentrum hastatum), Fig. 8. Der gemeine Sclavenbarsch order Fuhrmann (Dules auriga)
    Date: 1864
    Sheet size: 22.5 x 29.7 cm
    Condition: (G)

    80.00
    80.00
  • Orbicular Batfish, Spotted Scat & Banded Archerfish – Leopold Fitzinger

    Rare folio color lithograph of an Orbicular Batfish, a Spotted Scat & a Banded Archerfish from Leopold Joseph Franz Johann Fitzinger’s work, “Bilder-Atlas zur wissenschaftlich-populären Naturgeschichte…”. Published in Vienna, 1864, by K.K. Hof und Staatsdruckerei.

    Title: Orbicular Batfish, Spotted Scat & Banded Archerfish – Fig. 54. Der betropfte Breitfisch (Platax guttulatus), Fig. 55. Der geschmückte Kothfresser (Scatophagus ornatus), Fig. 56. Der indische Schützenfisch oder Pfeilschielser (Toxotes jaculator)
    Date: 1864
    Sheet size: 22.0 x 29.7 cm
    Condition: (G)

    80.00
    80.00
  • Hungaria et Transilvania – Alphonsus Lasor a Varea

    Detailed map of Hungary and part of Romania from Lasor a Varea’s Universus Terrarum Orbis Scriptorum, published in Padua around 1713. Rafael Savonarola published this work under the pseudonym of Alonso Lasor de Varea. The map depicts many place names, rivers, mountains and forests.

    Title: Hungaria et Transilvania
    Date: 1713
    Size: 12.5 x 17.5 cm
    Sheet size: 33.6 x 22.5 cm
    Verso: text in latin
    Condition: Fair
    Condition notes: Impression a bit weak, with some cockling.

    85.00
    85.00
  • Garfish / Pipefish (P.6) – Antonio Lafréri

    Rare copper engraved print of a Garfish and a Pipefish. The print was included in Ippolito Salviani’s “Aquatilium Animalium Historiae”, an important and classic work on mediterranean ichthyology. Hippolito Salviani (1514–1572) was an Italian physician, scholar and naturalist, who studied Medicine in Rome and developed a great interest in ichthyology and in natural history.

    The title page of the work states the date 1554, but the printing wasn’t completed until 1557. The illustrations of mediterranean fish species were engraved by Antonio Lafréri.

    Title: Untitled. Pl. 6.
    Date: 1554 (1557)
    Size: 22.0 x 32.4 cm
    Verso: Blank
    Condition: Good (G)
    Condition notes: Minor staining. Later hand color. Tight left margin.
    Publication: Salviano (Hippolyto). Aquatilium Animalium Historiae, Liber Primus, Cum Eorumdem Formis, Aere Excusis, Rome 1554.

    250.00
    250.00
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    Daniel’s dream map – Tobias Stimmer

    Interesting version of Daniel’s dream map. The map was published in the work “Flauij Josephi, des Hochberühmten Jüdischen Geschichtsschreibers, Historien und Bücher….” by Flavius Josephus. Illustrated by Tobias Stimmer and printed by Theodosieum Rihel, Straßburg.

    The map depicts the visualisation of the prophet Daniel’s apocalyptic dream with the four beasts. Decorated with four windheads.

    Title: Untitled (Daniel’s dream map)
    Date: 1603
    Size: 11.0 x 15.0 cm
    Sheet size: 33.0 x 21.5 cm
    Condition: Good (G)
    Condition notes: Missing lower corners, only affecting lower margin.

  • Diu In Arabia – Daniel Meisner

    Striking view of Diu, India, published in Daniel Meisner’s “Sciographia Cosmica”, a work first printed in Nuremberg, 1638, by Fürst.

    Title: Diu In Arabia
    Date: 1638
    Size: 10.0 x 15.0 cm
    Verso: Blank
    Condition: Good (G)
    Condition notes: Stains and minor foxing. Small tear in upper margin, far from the printed image.

    100.00
    100.00
  • Calechut – Daniel Meisner

    Striking view of Kozhikode, also known as Calicut, in Kerala, India. Decorated with verses below the view, and with ships and a sea monster in the front. In the background a highly detailed view is depicted, including palm trees, people and an elephant. The view was published in Daniel Meisner’s “Sciographia Cosmica”, a work first printed in Nuremberg, 1638, by Fürst.

    Title: Calechut
    Date: 1638
    Size: 10.0 x 15.0 cm
    Verso: Blank
    Condition: Good (G)
    Condition notes: Minor foxing. Creases. Small repaired tear in upper margin, not entering the printed image.

    115.00
    115.00