The Legendary Home of Witches and Devils This is a rare and very unusual map of Blocksberg mountain, the highest of Germany's Harz Mountains. The chart illustrates the Walpurgis Night (Walpurgisnacht) celebration. Walpurgisnacht is an ancient...
Detailed map of Hudson Bay, Baffin Bay Labrador and contiguous regions, from De Vaugondy's Atlas Portatif.
Detailed map of Isle Royale (Cape Breton Island) and contiguous regions, from De Vaugondy's Atlas Portatif.
Detailed map of the island of Newfoundland, from De Vaugondy's Atlas Portatif.
Striking example of De Vaugondy's map of Martinique, from his Atlas Portatif, Universel et Militaire. . . , first published in Paris, in 1748. The map provides a marvelous look at the topography of the island.
Detailed map of modern Colombia and Venezuela, published during the midst of the the last century of Spanish Colonial rule.
Attractive antique engraved map of region between the Amazon and Orinoco Rivers, published by the Vaugondy firm in Paris around 1749. The map shows much of the interior including forts and towns on the Amazon and Orinoco, interior lakes, and mountain...
Attractive antique engraved map of the "Southern Part of Peru", to translate the French title, published by the Vaugondy firm in Paris around 1749. The map shows the "Audience de Los Charcas" and the "Audience de Lima", as well as the cities of Cusco...
Detailed map of the British Isles, from Vaugondy's Atlas Portatif.
Striking example of this decorative map of the British Isles by the Heirs of JB Homann. The map includes a large inset of the Orkney Islands and cartouches with coats of arms. The present example includes the title above the map in English.
One of the Rarest of Christopher Wren's Proposed Plans for Rebuilding London. Fine reduced example of Christopher Wren's plan for rebuilding London after the fire, by John Gwynn, engraved by Edward Rooker and published by the Proprietors at Palladios...
Striking example of De Vaugondy's map of the Kindgom of Poland, from his Atlas Portatif, Universel et Militaire. . . , first published in Paris in 1748.
Decorative regional map of Italy, centered on Genoa. Extends from Monaco (named) to Mostrone. Shows roads, rivers, towns, lakes and mountains. Decorative cartouche with coat of arms.
Detailed map of the Castille and the Kingdoms of Asturias, Leon, Old Castille and Biscaya, from De Vaugondy's Atlas Portatif.
Detailed map of Galicia, published in Paris by the Robert de Vaugondy family of mapmakers.
Detailed map of the Northern part of Portugal, from De Vaugondy's Atlas Portatif.