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Miniature map covering area of Chalons, Avalon and Dijon. From “Theatro del Mondo” the famous plagiarised version of Ortelius’ pocket atlas published specifically for the Italian market by Pietro Marchetti. First printed in Brescia this is the really rare Venetian edition of 1667. [cod.1212/15]
Very decorative large pictorial map of Europe designed in 1946 by Pierre Herault and published in Angers by Editions Jacques Petit in 1955. The separate issued map shows the whole Europe without national borders and it is richly illustrated by nice illustrations featuring people, flora, animals, farms, gastronomic delight of various country. In the top right corner a smiling sun gives a new bright optimism to the continent after the 6 years of conflict. A very nice uncommon item.
Decorative wall map of Europe drawn by Menetrier engraved and printed by E. Charaire in Paris in 1900.
The map is richly embellished with 10 views at top including the Louvre, Westminster Abbey, Moscow’s Kremlin and the Parthenon and with illustrations of the uniforms of 26 European countries. In the corners of the map are the title, a view of the Petit Journal’s premises in Paris, and comparative tables of mountain heights and buildings including the newly-completed Eiffel Tower and Washington Monument.
Uncommon chart of the whole Mediterranean Sea with the routes. From Atlas Spheroidal et Universel de Geographie by M.F.A. Garnier published in Paris at Veuve Jules Renouard in 1862. This atlas is exceptional for its “spheroidal” maps of the globe, showing the various continents and poles, shaded to give the effect of a sphere floating in space. The remaining maps are also very well executed and colored. [cod.1091/15]
Miniature map of Europe from “Neu aussgeffertigter kleiner Atlas” by J. Muller published in Franckfurt in 1702 at Johann Philip Andrea. Engraved with great care by G. Karsch e G. Bodeneher. Rare. [cod.544/15]
A fine miniature map of Europe from “Theatro del Mondo” the famous plagiarised version of Ortelius’ pocket atlas published specifically for the Italian market by Pietro Marchetti. First printed in Brescia this is the really rare Venetian edition of 1667. Italian text on verso. [543/15]
Lovely engraved map of Europe based on the cartography by C. Franz Radefeld (1788-1874) showing the whole Europe. From the “Meyer’s Neuester Zeitungs Atlas” published by Bibliographischen Instituts in Hildburghausen in 1849-52. The innovation of this work is that almost all maps had small inserts showing richly detailed maps of major cities and their surrunding areas… [cod.545/15]
Fine and early historical map of whole Europe possibly derived to some extent from Ortelius’ own two sheet map of the Roman Empire, which appeared in 1571. From the 1624 final edition by Balthasar Moretus of the first historical atlas ever published. Ortelius?s Parergon began as a companion to his Theatrum but eventually it became an independent work. [cod.947/15]
A lovely and uncommon map of Europe published in Paris by the pharmaceutical laboratories Neutroses-Vichy in 1939 at Petit Jean. The European countries are symbolized by small vignette: the Eiffel Tower for France, the bullfighter for Spain, the golf player for England, the kilt dancer for Scotland, the loggers in Sweden and Norway, the beer in Germany etc. The French colonies of North Africa (Algeria, Tunisia) and the Near East (Syria) are in red.
An attractive miniature map of Europe by Thomas Starling from popular Victorian atlas “The Royal Cabinet Atlas, And Universal Compendium Of All Places In The Known World” published by Bull and Churton in London in 1833. The map is accompanied by a page of text giving the latitude and longitude of the major towns. [cod.1026/15]
A very decorative pictorial map of Europe and Asia, made for Chocolat Menier by J.B. Jannot (signed as Jan Loup) showing the capital cities of various countries published as game board for children. The map is loaded with images of indigenous people, plants, animals, and buildings. A variety of ships roam the seas and Poseidon rides a vicious whale in the north Atlantic. A red line of travel connects important cities throughout the map.
The very rare card shows Chambery in Savoy like a king and provides some geographical information on the city. Published by Nicholas De Poilly in Paris in 1763. A collector’s items. [cod.043/15]
Interesting map of the whole Europe engraved on copper by Glot. From the scarce “Atlas Portatif, contenant la Gographie Universelle Ancienne et Moderne” by Eustache Herisson published in Paris in 1809 at Desray. [cod.546/15]
A fashinating engraved map of Europe by J.B. Nolin here corrected by Longchamps with the last discoveries. Elaborate decorative cartouche. Side text in French. Published in Paris and dated third years after the French revolution. [cod.1093/15]
Very rare map of Europe engraved by Elias Baeck from ?Der curiose und .. Nssliche Dollmetscher..? published in Augsburg in 1748. The map has decorative cartouche and a nice original colouring. Missing in many reference. [cod.547/15]
A beautiful 1917 French propaganda postcard showing in satirical manner the Prussia’s territorial expansion in Europe in the form Octopus. Published in Paris by Varry Editeur.
Fine and rare map (published only in one Parergon’s edition) showing the western part of the Mediterranean and Europe from Spain to Crete based on Franciscus Haraetus, a geographer of Antwerp who designed a globe in 1617. The map is surrounded with letter press explanatory text with placenames, occuring in the bible and other holy writings. From the 1624 final edition by Balthasar Moretus of the first historical atlas ever published. Ortelius?s Parergon began as a companion to his Theatrum but e
A most decorative map of Prussia. It replaced the older map (v.d.Broecke, map 156) in the editions from 1595 on. It is based on the large woodcut map of Prussia by Caspar Henneberg of 1576. Van den Broecke: 157
Fine and very interesting historical map of Roman Empire based from Ortelius’ own two sheet map of 1571. Embellished by the portraits of Romulus and Remus and with a genealogical tree showing the lineage of the emperors. The panel explain the history of the Empire. From the 1624 final edition by Balthasar Moretus of the first historical atlas ever published. [cod.946/15]
Lovely engraved map based on the cartography by C. Franz Radefeld (1788-1874) showing in unusual map the Latvia with insets of St. Petersburg and Tsarskoye Selo the residence of the imperial family now part of the town of Pushkin and of the World Heritage Site. From the “Meyer’s Neuester Zeitungs Atlas” published by Bibliographischen Instituts in Hildburghausen in 1849-52. The innovation of this work is that almost all maps had small inserts showing richly detailed maps of major cities and their
Importante grande incisione all’acquaforte con particolari al bulino di Orazio Farinati basato sul trittico del padre Paolo eseguito nel 1573 per la Chiesa dei Cappuccini a Verona. Terzo stato di cinque riconoscibile dalla data “1583” del I stato che qui stata corretta in “1593”; dall’aggiunta dell’indirizzo di Dall’Olio in basso al centro; dall’angolo del rame tagliato in basso a sinistra. [cod.1151/15]