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A fine miniature map of Puglia 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. [cod.168/15]
A very fine map from the first edition of “Geographia di Claudio Tolomeo” by Girolamo Ruscelli published in Venice in 1561 at Valgrisi. There is a really interesting Italian text on verso that describes the early history and geography of the area. A feature of this first state is that some maps haven’t the platemark at top because two maps were engraved on the same plate and the resulting sheet halved. Ruscelli’s Atlas is an expanded edition of Gastaldi’s Atlas of 1548, which has been called the
The map of Austria engraved by G. Bodhener here from the very rare ?Der curiose und .. Nssliche Dollmetscher..? published in Augsburg in 1748 by Machenbauer. The map has decorative cartouche and a nice original colouring.
A lovely original antique miniature map showing the Electorate of Mainz in Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany.
From the uncommon Neu aussgeffertigter kleiner Atlas by J. U. Muller published in Frankfurt in 1692 at Johann Philip Andrea.
The map was engraved with great care by G. Karsch e G. Bodeneher.
See G. King Miniature Antique Maps (1st edition) pag.136
Rare copper engraving with original (uncommon) color. From “Piante delle citt , piazze e castelli fortificati…dello Stato di Milano” by G.B. Sesti published in Milan in 1707. Sold with a second leaf with the description of the town. [cod.337/15]
Interesting town plan of the walled city of Arona on the Lake Maggiore form the rare Schauplatz des Krieges In Italien, Oder Accurate Beschreibung der Lombardey by Thomas Fritschen published in Leipzig in 1702.
Lovely small map of the regions of Aragon from the Mercator Hondius “Atlas Minor” published in Amsterdam in 1648 at Jannsonius. In 1607 Jodocus Hondius published a reduced size version of Mercator’s “Atlas”, itself suitably titled “Atlas Minor”. The maps were copied from those of the great cartographer Mercator of around 1580-90 or were reductions of Hondius’ own maps of 1606. Almost 20 years later Joannes Janssonius commissioned a new set of copperplates to be engraved by Pieter Van Den Keere
A fine miniature map of Artois in northern France engraved with great care by P. Galle from “Epitome du Theatre” by A. Ortelius published in Antwerp in 1598 with french text on verso.
Miniature map 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.
Lovely engraved map based on the cartography by C. Franz Radefeld (1788-1874) showing the whole Asia. 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: so not only could travellers carry the atlas with them easily, they could also obtain an initial orientation to their destination when they a
XXIV-380 pp. Fondamentale opera su Asti. Premessa di Luigi Firpo. Importante lavoro, presenta 309 rari documenti illustrati con centnaia di riproduzioni in nero e molte tavole a colori fuori testo. Edizione di 1450 copie numerate. Vari indici. Legatura in tela, titoli in oro al dorso e cofanetto figurato.
Delizioso atlantino storico dedicato ai fanciulli che mostra, con l’ausilio di curiose piccole carte geografiche traforate, la storia delle suddivisioni territoriali dal 1848 al 1929. Edizione speciale a cura della Società Unica di Torino. Edito a Milano nel 1930 da Giovanni De Agostini.
Color pictorial map of Australia and Oceania, with decorative title cartouche and borders, depict countries, regions, major cities, industries, agriculture and wildlife. Includes decorative compass rose oriented with the north to upper left margin. Published by Ode Paris in 1951 from a drawn by Jaques Liozu.
Detailed map of Austria centered on the course of the river Danube, between Passau and Bratislava. From the Mercator Hondius “Atlas Minor” published in Amsterdam in 1648 at Jannsonius with german text on verso. In 1607 Jodocus Hondius published a reduced size version of Mercator’s “Atlas”, itself suitably titled “Atlas Minor”. The maps were copied from those of the great cartographer Mercator of around 1580-90 or were reductions of Hondius’ own maps of 1606. Almost 20 years later Joannes Jansso
A beautiful very detailed map of whole Austria from Coronelli’s Corso Geografico Universale published in Venice in 1690. Includes coats of arms large decorative cartouche. Vincenzo Maria Coronelli is widely recognised as one of Italy?s most famous and greatest cartographers. He received an ecclesiastical education at the convent of the Minor Conventuals and also studied theology in Rome. [cod.068/15]
A nice example of rare Gerard De Jode map of Austria extending from Lintz in the west to Gratz and Volkmarkt in the south, Bratislava and the Neusiedler See in the east. It presents a distorted picture of the course of the rivers Drau, Mur, Gurk and Lavant with numerous spurious lakes.
The map is attributed to the work of Wolfgang Lazio. Strapwork title cartouche, scale of miles with dividers, and a coat of arms adorn the sheet. Published in Amsterdam in 1593 by Cornelis De Jode. One of the finest maps of Austria ever published.
Color pictorial map of Auvergne covered with vignettes drawings of people and products of the province with explanation, representing region’s historical figures and events, resources, sights, churches, important buildings, people, activities, crops, etc. Includes decorative title cartouche and compass rose. Relief shown pictorially. Published by Ode Paris in 1951 from a drawn by Jaques Liozu.
Miniature map of Orange area 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.193/15]
Striking and important whaling scene by Louis Le Breton published in Paris at Savary et Cie Editeurs in 1860 circa. [cod.1075/15]
A lovely original antique miniature map of Varia centered on Munich.
From the uncommon Neu aussgeffertigter kleiner Atlas by J. U. Muller published in Franckfurt in 1692 at Johann Philip Andrea.
The map was engraved with great care by G. Karsch e G. Bodeneher.
See G. King Miniature antique maps (1st edition) pag.136