Auction 20.05.1998

Christie's
London, King Street

Datum der Auktion: 20.05.1998

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AN ARABIC MAP OF THE WORLD. [Probably Egypt; Mamluk, c. 1400

AN ARABIC MAP OF THE WORLD. [Probably Egypt; Mamluk, c. 1400] Illuminated manuscript world map, 269 x 181mm (leaf). The map is an hemispherical projection with South at the top, drawn in red and black ink. The seven climes are indicated by parallel red lines running across the world, the map showing

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 10.000 £ - 15.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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ITALY - manuscript map on vellum. [Ferrara, 1441-1450].

ITALY - manuscript map on vellum. [Ferrara, 1441-1450]. 748 x 1150mm approximately. 2 membranes joined, drawn in brown ink and written in brown and pink ink in a variety of humanistic scripts, the names of Italy, Corsica, Sicily and Sardinia in gold capitals, the sea, lakes and rivers green

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 50.000 £ - 80.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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PTOLEMAEUS, Claudius. Untitled map of the World. Ulm: Leinhart Holle, 1482

PTOLEMAEUS, Claudius. Untitled map of the World. Ulm: Leinhart Holle, 1482] Hand-coloured woodcut map of the world, 410 x 560mm. An untitled world map, with woodcut inscription by the woodcutter, Insculptum est per Johanne Schnitzer de Armszheim (engraved by Johann, woodcutter from Armszheim), the

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 40.000 £ - 60.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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SCHEDEL, Hartmann (1440-1514). Liber chronicarum , in German: Das Buch der...

SCHEDEL, Hartmann (1440-1514). Liber chronicarum , in German: Das Buch der Croniken und Geschichten . Translated by Georg Alt (c.1450-1510). Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, 23 December 1493. Imperial 2° (447 x 295mm). Collation and contents as Feltrinelli copy, Christie's, 7 October 1997, lot 88. 297 (of

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 15.000 £ - 20.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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CONTE FREDUCCI, [ Portolan chart of the Mediterranean ], Ancona: [n.d., but...

CONTE FREDUCCI, [ Portolan chart of the Mediterranean ], Ancona: [n.d., but c.1530.] Manuscript portolan chart of the Mediterranean on vellum, heightened in gold, 510 x 820mm. The chart covering the full length of the Mediterranean, and including the Black Sea, the Western European coastline up to

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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ORTELIUS, Abraham (1527-1598). Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Antwerp: Aegidius...

ORTELIUS, Abraham (1527-1598). Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Antwerp: Aegidius Coppenius the Younger of Diesth, 1570. 2° Latin text, engraved architectural title, 53 double-page engraved maps, touches of old colour to title and title panel of Britain map. (Small hole in image of world map, Flandria

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 35.000 £ - 45.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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MERCATOR, Rumold (c. 1545-1599). Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio...

MERCATOR, Rumold (c. 1545-1599). Orbis Terrae Compendiosa Descriptio . [Duisberg:] 1587 [but 1595]. Engraved double-hemisphere map of the world, 287 x 518mm, with integral letterpress text below, overall approximately 443 x 592mm. The title and date set in a banner along upper margin, the map with

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 4.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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OLIVA, Joan] (fl. 1570-1614). Portolan chart of the Mediterranean...

OLIVA, Joan] (fl. 1570-1614). Portolan chart of the Mediterranean. [Marseilles: c.1600]. Illuminated manuscript portolan chart on vellum, heightened in gold, 520 x 710mm. The chart extending from the eastern coast of Spain and Algeria to the Levant, and from the North African littoral to the Alps

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 25.000 £ - 35.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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OLIVA, Joan] (fl. 1570-1614), Portolan Chart of the North Atlantic, Western...

OLIVA, Joan] (fl. 1570-1614), Portolan Chart of the North Atlantic, Western Europe and North America [Marseilles: c.1600] Illuminated manuscript portolan chart, vellum, heightened in gold, 520 x 710mm. The chart extending from Georgia to Greenland in the Americas, and from Southern Norway to Senegal

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 60.000 £ - 80.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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OLIVA, Joan] (fl. 1570-1614). Portolan chart of Africa and Arabia...

OLIVA, Joan] (fl. 1570-1614). Portolan chart of Africa and Arabia. [Marseille: c.1600]. Illuminated manuscript portolan chart on vellum, 525 x 710mm. The chart extending from the Cape, north to the mouth of the river Niger, Egypt and eastwards to Arabia, the Arabian gulf and Southern Iran

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 50.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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OLIVA, Joan] (fl. 1570-1614), Portolan chart of the South Atlantic, Brazil...

OLIVA, Joan] (fl. 1570-1614), Portolan chart of the South Atlantic, Brazil and West Africa. [Marseille: c. 1600]. Illuminated manuscript portolan chart on vellum, heightened in gold, 525 x 700mm. The chart extending from Namibia to Senegal, from the Rio de la Plata to Venezuela. The coastlines in

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 30.000 £ - 50.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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OLIVA, Joan] (fl.1570-1614). Portolan Chart of South America, south of the...

OLIVA, Joan] (fl.1570-1614). Portolan Chart of South America, south of the Amazon. [Marseille: c.1600]. Illuminated manuscript portolan chart on vellum, heightened in gold, 520 x 710mm. The chart extending from Tierra del Fuego (part of the Southern continent) to the Amazon, the coastlines in maroon

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 35.000 £ - 45.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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OLIVA, Joan] (fl. 1570-1614). Portolan chart of the Indian Ocean and Far...

OLIVA, Joan] (fl. 1570-1614). Portolan chart of the Indian Ocean and Far East. [Marseilles: c. 1600]. Illuminated manuscript portolan chart, on vellum, heightened in gold, 520 x 710mm. The chart extending from the Horn of Africa and Arabia to Japan, and the Islands of the Western Pacific drawn in

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 50.000 £ - 70.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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CHAMPLAIN, Samuel de (c.1570-1635). Carte de la Nouvelle France... imprimer...

CHAMPLAIN, Samuel de (c.1570-1635). Carte de la Nouvelle France... imprimer en 1632 . Paris: 1632. Engraved map on two sheets joined, overall 530 x 860mm. The map showing the north eastern seaboard of North America from Chesapeake to Greenland and west to Hudson's Bay and the Great Lakes, the

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 20.000 £ - 30.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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CAMDEN, William (1551-1623). Britain, or a Chorographicall Description of...

CAMDEN, William (1551-1623). Britain, or a Chorographicall Description of the most flourishing Kingdomes, England, Scotland, and Ireland, and the Islands adioyning... newly translated into English by Philemon Holland. London: George Bishop and John Norton, 1610. 2° (321 x 215mm). Two letterpress

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 3.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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SPEED, John (1552-1629). The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine...

SPEED, John (1552-1629). The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine: presenting an exact geography of the Kingdomes of England, Scotland, Ireland, and the Iles adjoining. London: W.Hall for John Sudbury & George Humble, 1611-1612. 4 parts in one volume, 2° (447 x 312mm). Mounted on guards

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 25.000 £ - 35.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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SPEED, John (1552-1629). The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine...

SPEED, John (1552-1629). The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine: Presenting an exact geography of the Kingdome of England, Scotland, Ireland, and the Iles adjoning. London: for John Sudbury & George Humble, 1614. 4 parts only in one volume, 2° (408 x 270mm). Engraved general title, arms of

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 12.000 £ - 18.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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MAGINI, Giovanni Antonio (1555-1617). Italia . Bologna: 1620.

MAGINI, Giovanni Antonio (1555-1617). Italia . Bologna: 1620. 2° (395 x 280mm). Engraved title, portrait of the author, and 61 maps, most double-page, all hand-coloured in a contemporary hand. (Considerable worming throughout, principally to margins but touching the margins of many of the first maps

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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SCAICKI, Gottfried de. [ The Four Continents ]. Rome: [c. 1620-1635].

SCAICKI, Gottfried de. [ The Four Continents ]. Rome: [c. 1620-1635]. A set of four extremely rare hand-coloured wall maps of the four continents. There is only one other set of which is known to have survived (sold in Paris in the 1960s and is apparently now in a private collection). These maps

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 60.000 £ - 80.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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MERCATOR, Gerard (1512-1594) & Jodocus HONDIUS (1563-1611). Historia Mundi...

MERCATOR, Gerard (1512-1594) & Jodocus HONDIUS (1563-1611). Historia Mundi: or Mercator's Atlas. Containing his Cosmographicall Description of the Fabricke and Figure of the World... with new Mappes and Tables; By the studious industry of Iodocus Hondy. Englished by W.[ye] S.[altonstall]. London

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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ANONYMOUS - Manuscript treatise on the practice and use of the compass rose...

ANONYMOUS - Manuscript treatise on the practice and use of the compass rose and the portolan . [France: c.1650] Manuscript treatise of 8 leaves, first and last leaves recto and verso blank, 220 x 150mm. The 6 leaves illustrated with 8 forms of decorated compass roses, in red, blue, and green

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 18.000 £ - 25.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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BLAEU, Willem Janszoon (1571-1638). Zeespiegel, Inhoudende Een Karte...

BLAEU, Willem Janszoon (1571-1638). Zeespiegel, Inhoudende Een Karte Onderwijsinghe in de Konst de Zeevaert, en Eene beschrijvinghe der Seekusten van de Oostersche, Noordsche, en Westersche Schipvaert. Amsterdam: Johannes Blaeu, 1652-1648-164[?]. 3 parts in one volume, 2° (307 x 204mm.) Black

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 12.000 £ - 18.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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BLAEU, Johannes (1596-1673). Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, sive atlas novus...

BLAEU, Johannes (1596-1673). Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, sive atlas novus. Pars Quarta [England and Wales]. Amsterdam: Johannes Blaeu, 1648. 2° (524 x 344mm). Latin text, mounted on guards throughout. Letterpress title overslip with hand-coloured engraved surround, illustrations, 11 hand-coloured, 57

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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BLAEU, Johannes (1596-1673). Le Theatre du Monde, ou nouvel atlas...

BLAEU, Johannes (1596-1673). Le Theatre du Monde, ou nouvel atlas... Cinquieme Partie [Scotland and Ireland]. Amsterdam: Johannes Blaeu, 1654. 2° (510 x 345mm). French text, mounted on guards throughout. Title with hand-coloured engraved surround. 55 hand-coloured engraved county maps, 54

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 5.000 £ - 7.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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JANSSONIUS, Johannes (1588-1664). Theatrum exhibens celebriores Galliae et...

JANSSONIUS, Johannes (1588-1664). Theatrum exhibens celebriores Galliae et Helvetiae urbes .. Illustriorum Regni Galliae civitatum tabulae ut et Helvetiae confoederatae civitates celebriores . [Jansson Townbooks volume V]. Amsterdam: [1657]. 2° (475 x 320mm) Latin text. Handcoloured engraved

Los #: 33

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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JANSSONIUS, Johannes (1588-1664). Theatrum in quo visuntur illustriones...

JANSSONIUS, Johannes (1588-1664). Theatrum in quo visuntur illustriones Hispaniae Urbes aliaeque ad Orientum & austrum Civitates celebriores..Illustriorum Hispaniae Urbium tabulae . [Jansson Townbooks volume VIII]. Amsterdam: [1657]. 2° (475 x 320mm.) Latin text, hand-coloured engraved additional

Los #: 34

Schätzpreis: 6.000 £ - 8.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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SHIBUKAWA SHUNKAI (1639-1715).] Konten shinzu [A New map of the Heavens...

SHIBUKAWA SHUNKAI (1639-1715).] Konten shinzu [A New map of the Heavens]. [Japan: last quarter of the 17th century]. A bronze and copper celestial globe, diameter 55cm, overall height including the bronze stand, 65cm, constructed from two beaten bronze alloy hemispheres, joined at the celestial

Los #: 37

Schätzpreis: 100.000 £ - 150.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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OGILBY, John (1600-1676). Britannia, Volume the First. or, an illustration...

OGILBY, John (1600-1676). Britannia, Volume the First. or, an illustration of the Kingdom of England and Domination of Wales: By a Geographical and Historical Description of the Principal Roads thereof . London: printed by the author, 1675 Volume I (all published), 2° (414 x 265mm). Half-title

Los #: 38

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 6.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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COLLINS, Captain Greenvile. Great Britain's Coasting-Pilot ... being a new...

COLLINS, Captain Greenvile. Great Britain's Coasting-Pilot ... being a new and exact survey of the sea-coast of England and Scotland . London: printed by Freeman Collins ... to be sold by Richard Mount, 1693. 2 parts in one volume, 2° (532 x 347mm). Titles in red and black, 2pp. list of subscribers

Los #: 39

Schätzpreis: 4.000 £ - 5.000 £

Datum: 20.05.1998

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BODENEHR, Gabriel (1664-1758). Atlas Curieux oder Neuer und Compendieuser...

BODENEHR, Gabriel (1664-1758). Atlas Curieux oder Neuer und Compendieuser Atlas. Augsburg: Bodenehr, [1704?]. Small 4° (188 x 157mm). Engraved double-page title, 1 leaf of folding letterpress text, otherwise engraved throughout, 3 tables, 2 folding, one double-page, 98 maps, one folding, 97

Los #: 40

Schätzpreis: 2.500 £ - 3.500 £

Datum: 20.05.1998