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  • munstermonster

    Munster’s Monsters


    Sebastian Munster.  “Meerwunder und Seltzame Their…”  [Sea Wonders and Strange Animals as they are in the Western Countries, as they are found on land and sea.”  From Cosmographia.  Basle: [1540].…

  • munsterworld

    Munster World 1559


    Sebastian Munster.  “Typus Orbis Universalis.”  From Cosmographia Universalis.  Basel: Heinrich Petri, 1559.  10 1/4 x 15.  Woodcut by David Kandel.  Expert strengthening of side margins.  Else, very good condition.  Shirley: 92.

  • Ortelius World

    Ortelius World 1589


    Abraham Ortelius. “Typus Orbis Terrarum.” From Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. Antwerp: [1589]. Plate 3, state 1. 14 x 19. Engraving. Full hand color. A few filled bookworm holes and trimmed close…

  • W. Blaeu World

    Blaeu World 1635


    Willem Janszoon Blaeu. “Nova Totius Terrarum Orbis Geographica Ac Hydrographica Tabula auct. Guiljelmo Blaeuw.” Amsterdam: Joan Blaeu, 1635-1658. 16 1/4 x 21 3/4. Engraving by Joshua vanden Ende. Attractive hand…

  • Nicolas Sanson World

    Nicolas Sanson World 1651


    Nicolas Sanson. “Mappe-Monde, ou Carte Generale Du Monde.” Paris: N. Sanson, 1651. 14 x 21. Engraving. Original hand color. Some light old creases. Very good condition.

  • J.B. Homann World

    J.B. Homann World 1730


    Johann Baptist Homann. “Planiglobii Terrestris Cum Utrog Hemispheirie Caelesti Generalis Exhibitio.” Nuremberg: J.B. Homann, ca. 1730. 19 x 21 1/2. Engraving. Original hand color. Some wear along centerfold and some…

  • Johann Baptist Homann. "Geographische Universal-Zeig und Schlag-Uhr."

    Homann’s World Clock ca. 1730


    Johann Baptist Homann. “Geographische Universal-Zeig und Schlag-Uhr.” Nuremberg: J.B. Homann, ca. 1730. 19 x 22 1/2. Engraving. Original color. Very good condition.

  • vaugwrld

    Robert de Vaugondy Mappe-Monde 1787-91


    Robert de Vaugondy, augmented by C.F. Delamarche.  “Mappe-Monde dresée suivant les mouvells relations et assujettie aux obervations astronomiques..corrigée et augmentée des nouvelles découveries du Capitaine Cook.”  From Atlas moderne ou…

  • Carey and Lea Comparative Mountains

    Carey and Lea 1824 Comparative Mountains


    “Map and Description of the Principal Mountains, &c. Throughout the World. Comparative Height of the Principal Mountains and other Elevations in the World.” 8 1/8 x 10 7/8 (chart); 16…

  • Carey and Lea Comparative Rivers

    Carey and Lea 1824 Comparative Rivers


    “Map of the Principal Rivers Throughout the World. Comparative Lengths of the Principal RIVERS throughout the WORLD.” 10 x 13 1/2 (chart); 16 1/2 x 20 5/8 (neat lines). With…

  • pocock globe 2

    Pocock’s inflatable globe, 1830


    Ebenezer Pocock.  “G. Pocock’s Portable Globe.”  Bristol: George Pocock, 1830.  Inflatable globe, ca. 48” in diameter when inflated.  Printed on paper with color lithography by W. Day.  With tears and…

  • chart

    Chart of nations 1830


    “A Chart.”  Hartford: D.F. Robinson & Co., 1830.  7 1/2 x 9 1/2.  Engraving by F.B. Cunningham.  Some hand color highlighting.  Very good condition.