GEOGRAPHICAE ENARRATIONIS LIBRI OCTO BILIBALDO PIRCKEYMHERO INTERPRETE, ANNOTATIONES JOANNIS DE REGIO MONTE IN ERRORES COMMISSOS A JACOBO ANGELO IN TRANSLATIONE SUA.3 APRIL 1525.
A fine example of the Fourth Strassburg edition of Ptolemy. The work includes the first printed map in an edition of Ptolemy to name America, the first printed map of Southeast Asia, and the first printed map of China. The…£75,000
Tables de la geographie ancienne et nouvelle ou method pour s'instruire avec facilite de la geographie, et connoistre des empires, monarchies, royaumes, estats, republiques, et peoples … de toutes les parties du monde.1667 [BUT 1679 OR LATER].
One of the largest and most comprehensive Sanson atlases extant, and one of the rarest, bringing together over 200 maps, the contents reflecting the output of this very important publisher at the height of the firm's extent.Nicolas Sanson sr. (1600-1667)…£65,000
CARY, John. [and] SMITH, [William].
[New English Atlas. 1828].
Rare. Apparently the most complete extant example, with fine original full wash colour, of this later edition of Smith's English Atlas with index and list of subscribers. Previously, it had been assumed that later editions of Smith's geological maps were…£20,000
ZWIJNDGREGT, Leonardus van.
Geographische Afteekening van den Geheelen Aardkloot. 1776.
A beautifully preserved luxurious manuscript atlas from the time of American Independence. The atlas, in its fine Rotterdam binding, contains the world and four continents, together with seventeen European maps executed in pen-and-ink and coloured in yellow, blue, pink, and…£12,500
Plan des Attaques de la Ville de Bruxelles ou la Tranchée sud ouverte la nuit du 7. au 8. Février et qui s'est rendue le 19. Du meme mois de l'Anneé 1746. 1746.
Large plan of the Siege of Brussels in 1746, beautifully drawn in bright watercolour.The plan renders the city and the surrounding area in great detail, depicting rivers, canals, fortifications, field boundaries, street, gardens, and principal buildings. A key plan lists…£10,000
A Map of the United States of North America drawn from a number of critical researches.Jan. 1st, 1796 [but circa 1808].
Aaron Arrowsmith (1750-1823) was the greatest cartographer of his day; a remarkable talent, it seems he was largely self-taught as a surveyor, before learning the publishing trade with the London maker, mapseller and publisher Andrew Dury. After working as surveyor…£9,500
[IRELAND] – ROMER, Wolfgang William.
Carte van Corc met een nuw retranchement gefortificeert ende gerepareert op ordre van sijn excellentie de heer baron van Ginkel, lieutenant general van sijne maiest. Armee in Irland.1690.
Rare, handcoloured fortification map by Wolfgang William Romer (1640-1713), Dutch military engineer in service of William of Orange (William III of England). He took part in the campaigns of 1690 and 1691 Williamite War in Ireland and was employed on…£6,750
SCHLEICH, [C.S. Jnr. and Johan Karl].
Plan von Moskau nach der neuesten russischen Original Aufnahme … gewidmet von Goetz und Dietrich. Plan de Moscou. [План города Москвы].1812.
Very fresh example of this incunable of lithography with the extremely rare “”Explication du Plan de Moscou””. One of the earliest lithographic plans of the city, interestingly printed in Bavaria shortly before the invasion of Russia in 1812. Since this…£6,500
Plan de Breda. [ca. 1750].
A rare 18th c. manuscript plan of Breda, a fortified city of strategic military and political significance but mostly mapped in the 17th century. Between 1746 and 1748 a series of negotiations between representatives of Great Britain and France, known…£6,000
МАХАЕВ, Михаил [MAKHAEV, Mikhail].
Генеральная карта Российской империи и карты губерний из “”Краткая Российской империи география”” Логина Бакмейстера. [General map of the Russian Empire and Maps of Provinces engraved for “”Brief Geography of the Russian Empire”” by Ludwig Backmeister].1773.
Set of early maps of the Russian Empire, comprising a general map and maps of provinces, engraved afret Makhaev for a number of rarest editions of XVIII century. These maps were specifically engraved for the second edition of Ludwig Bacmeister…£5,750
Chart of the East India Islands, exhibiting the several passages between the Indian and Pacific Oceans; Inscribed to the Commanders and Officers of the British Ships Navigating those Seas, …1824.
Aaron Arrowsmith (1750-1823) was the greatest cartographer of his day; a remarkable talent, it seems he was largely self-taught as a surveyor, before learning the publishing trade with the London maker, mapseller and publisher Andrew Dury. After working as surveyor…£5,500
[WERNER, Friedrich Bernard].
A beautiful large, coloured panorama of 'post fire' London by Friedrich Bernhard Werner, a German printmaker and a skilled draftsman – who specialized in panoramic views of towns in Europe in this format. From left to right, it graphically depicts…£5,250Search