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Antique rare maps of Western Europe





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1608 - Germaniae Typus

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Striking map of the German Empire, including the Low Countries, Switzerland, Austria, and part of the Balkans prepared by Johan Baptiste Vrients for the very late editions of Ortelius' Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the first modern atlas of the world. The...


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1647 - Rugia Insula ac Ducatus accuratissime descripta ab E. Lubino. . . .

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Nice example of Blaeu's map of Rugia, including large decorative cartouche, compass rose, sailing ships, sea monster and 30 coats of arms.


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1640 - Fac pedem figat, & terram movebit

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Interesting image of a cherub rotating the earth, from a rare Jesuit emblem book, entitled Imago Prrimi Aaeculi Soc. Iesu a Provincia Flandro-Belgica Ejusdejm . . .


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1730 - Poliometria Germaniae Ac Finitimorum Quorundmam Locurum Europa

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This is an unusual thematic chart shows the traveling distances from various European cities in a style that is still used today. Several similar charts were made during this time, but this one gives a very large number of combinations, some nearly...


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1890 - Cercle du Quartier du Boulevard de la Senne . . . fonde en 1888, Fete du 21 Juillet 1890 . . .

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Decorative certificate, apparently an award to Mr. Van Grunderbeck, for his work in decorating and illuminating a facade for the celebration in July 1890. Based upon my limited research, there was apparently an organized effort to revive this quarter...


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1639 - Germaniae Nova acaccurata descriptio . . . 1639

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Rare edition of Cloppenburg's map of the Holy Roman Empire.


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1705 - Tooneel Des Oorlogs in't Zuider Deel van Europa . . . | Theatre de la Guerre dans L'Europe Meridionale . . .

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Striking Map of Europe at the Bellicose Beginning of the Eighteenth Century Rare map of the theater of war in Europe, published by Carol Allard in Amsterdam. It shows southern Europe as it looked during the War of Spanish Succession. The wide map...


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1856 - Eisen:Bahn:Karte von Deutschland und den angrenzenden Landern; zugleich als Ubersicht aller wichtigsten Land= und Wasserverbindungen, bearbeitet von Dr. Frhr. F.W. von REden und E. von Sydow

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Rare railroad map of Western Europe, centered on Germany, noting the major railroads, roads and other means of commercial transit radiating out from Germany at the center of the map. The map illustrates railroad lines completed (red), under...


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1863 - [Ten Kingdoms of the Roman Empire]

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Interesting map of ten regions controlled by the Roman Empire, published for Benjamin Wills Newton. The caption on the map notes: The coloured part of this Map is intended to suggest the probable Territorial Arrangements That Will Be Found in the...


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1945 - (Second World War-Triumphal Map) The 36th Infantry Division Campaigns in France Germany Austria

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Triumphal Pictorial Map of the 36th Infantry Division's Campaign in Europe. The map shows the T-patchers landing in Saint-Raphaël-Fréjus in southern France on Aug. 15, 1944, during Operation Dragoon. The Division proceeds to Montelimar where it...


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1666 - Pascaart van de Noort Zee Verthoonende in zich alle de Custen en havens daer rontom gelegen . . . 1666

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Nice example of Goos' Sea Chart of the Noort Zee, extending from the Mouth of the Thames and the English Channel and Calais and Dunkirk to Stetin and Christianopolen on the Baltic and Dronten and Schogen in Norway. The chart is oriented with north at...


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1794 - A Chart of the British Channel And The Bay of Biscay, with a Part of the North Sea, and the Entrance of St. George's Channel . . . MCCXCIV

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Striking 2 sheet chart of the English Channel, Bay of Biscaya, etc. The chart includes a number of coastal details, soundings, rhumb lines, etc. In addition, the routes of several historically important voyages are shown.


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1799 - A New and Correct Chart of The North Sea Drawn From The Latest Surveys, &c. By John Hamilton Moore.

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Exceedingly rare early commercial Sea Chart of the North Sea by John Hamilton Moore, published in London. Moore was one of the earliest blue back chart publishers working in London. The present chart is apparently the second edition, after an edition...


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1813 - The North Sea with The Kattegat from the Chart of Messrs. De Verdun, Borda and Pingre made Publice in 1777, By order of Louis XVI . . . 1796

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Striking and highly detailed sea chart of the North Sea from the Straits of Dover to the Shetlands and North Bergen in Norway, and east through the Kattegat to Copenhagen. Highly detailed sea chart, with extensive tables and annotations. Shows...


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1945 - Gibraltar to Berlin. [World War II Broadside Map.]

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Fascinating WWII broadside propaganda map, published in India, in order to keep the local populous informed about the War. The map shows the theater of war in parts of Western Europe and North Africa, with the course of railways, roads, and tracks....


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1558 - Accipe Candide lector absolutissimam Septentrionalium Suetiae Gotiae, Norvegiae, Prussiae, Pomeraniae, Ducatus Megapolensis, Frisiae, Geldriae, Altae Marchiae, Lusatiae, adiacentiumque regionum descriptionem . . . Anno M.D. LXII

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"Beyond all comparison the best map of the Southern Baltic and the North Sea." (A.E. Nordenskold) Extraordinary old color example of this rare Lafreri School Map of Scandinavia, the Baltic and contiguous parts of Poland, Germany, the Low Countries...