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1655 - (China Atlas) Novus Atlas Sinensis, A Matino Matinio... Seste Deel van de Nieuwe Atlas, oft Toonneel des Aerdrijck, Uytgegeven door Joan Blaeu.

  • $24.99

First Dutch Edition of the First European Atlas of China. 17 engraved maps in original hand-color, and engraved title pages in original hand-color, heightened in gold. [6], 213, [19], xviii, 40 pages of text in Dutch. A Handsome Example of the First...


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1655 - Pascaerte van Brazil en Nieu Nederlandt van Cuorvo en Flores tot de Barbados nu eerst uyt gegeven door Arnold Colom tot

  • $9.99

An important and very rare early Dutch Sea Chart, focusing on Canada, New England, the Eastern Caribbean, Brazil, Guyana and Venezuela. This attractive sea chart assumes the perspective of the westward direction facing upwards and embraces the Western...


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1655 - [Port Royal, South Carolina]

  • $14.99

Finely engraved view, based upon original watercolor painting by Jacques Le Moynes de Morgues, an official French artist, who accompanied two important French Expeditions to North America in the 1560s. The image shows the French landing at Port Royal,...


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1655 - Callao / Lima

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Rare early map of the area around Lima in Peru, with a large inset map of Insula de Pescadores.


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1655 - I la Moche (Mocha Island)

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Theodore De Bry's edition of this early view of settlement on the Island of Mocha in Chile, including an indigenous chiliquenes (Llama), copied from Olivier Van Noort's expedition narrative. The island was historically inhabited by an indigenous...


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1655 - Das Norder Theil Des Lands Brasilien. . .

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Engraved folding map, with an inset map of the Brazilian coast at the top, and a naval battle around Olinda, Pernambuco, Brazil, at the bottom. This map comes from a later abridgment of De Bry's "Grand Voyages." Johann Ludwig Gottfried (c. 1584 -...


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1655 - Hoornse Insel. Insula Horn.

  • $14.99

Scarce map of the bay and coast of the South Seas island of Futuna (Hoorn), from the voyage of Le Maire and Schouten. The bay shown was named after the ship Eendrachts (Unity Bay). Willem Cornelisz Schouten (1567-1625) was a navigator for the Dutch...


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1655 - Bavaria, Baviere ou Sont les Duché, Eslectrat, et Palatnat de Baviere... 1655

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Nicolas Sanson's engraved map of Bavaria, published in Paris in 1655.


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1655 - Estats de la Couronne de Pologne ou sont les Royaume de Pologne, Duchés et Provinces de Russia Cuiasie, Mazonie, Russia Noire, etc. Duchés de Lithuanie, Volhynie Podelie etc,.. . de l'Ukranie etc... 1655

  • $9.99

First state of Nicolas Sanson's 1655 double-page engraved map of Poland, Ukraine, and the Baltic states, including modern-day Lithuania and Estonia. Sanson revised the map a number of times during its 50-year publication history.


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1655 - Ducatus Osroiczensis et Zatoriensis descriptio

  • $14.99

An attractive antique map of the region around the headwaters of the Vistula, in south-central Poland. Accompanying text describes the outflow of another of the great rivers of Europe, the Danube. The towns of Zatoriensis [Zator] and Osroiczensis...


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1655 - Riviera di Genova di Levante

  • $9.99

Decorative map of the Italian Riviera, including the Cinque Terre. Scarce Jan Jansson of the Italian Riviera, from Genoa to the Gulf of Spezia. Includes a decorative cartouche and coat of armes supported by Cherubs.


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1655 - Estats, de l'Empire des Turqs en Europe, et Pays cicomvoisins ; outre lesquels sont Hongrie, Transilvanie, Valaquie, Moldavie, Petite Tartarie... 1655

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Nicolas Sanson's rare 1655 double-page engraved map of Greece and the Balkans, then the European territory of the Ottoman Empire. The map was subsequently copied by Jaillot and Covens & Mortier, in both one- and two-sheet versions.


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1655 - Peregrinationis Divi Pauli Typus Corographicus In quo & novi testamenti, in primis autem apostulorum historiae, a Sancto Luca descripta, omnia fere loca geographica, oculis inspicienda exhbentur (Shows Cyprus)

  • $14.99

Extremely rare separately published map of the Holy Land, Cyprus, Asia Minor and the Eastern Mediterranean and contiguous regions, published in Paris by Jacob (Jacques) Honervogt. The map illustrates the travels of the Apostole Paul, based upon the...


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1655 - Turcicum Imperium . . .

  • $14.99

The Turkish Empire in the 17th Century A very nice example of Jansson's rare map of the Turkish Empire, based upon Blaeu's map of a similar title. The map extends from Sicily and Italy in the West to the Black and Caspian Seas in the North and the...


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1655 - De Sondt en Belt uyt gegeven door Arnold Colom . . . (with view of Copenhagen!)

  • $14.99

Striking sea chart of the Eastern Part of Denmark (including Copenhagen) and a part of the Swedish coastline opposite Copenhagen, published by Arnold Colom. The chart includes a fine birdseye view of Copenhagen. Arnold Colom was the son of Jacob...


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1655 - Quantung Imperii Sinarum Provincia Duodecima (includes Hong Kong region)

  • $14.99

The First European Printed Map of Hong Kong Region -- Guangzhou, & Macao Fine example of Blaeu's map of the Canton or Guangdong Province, including Hong Kong, Guangzhou and Macao. Includes the Pearl River Delta and the Island of Hainan. The map...