Geographie, Reisen, Länder- u. Völkerkunde

Geography, Travel and Exploration

The first scholarly printed Quran

MARRACCI, Luigi - Alcorani Textus Universus. - [vol. 2:] Refutatio Alcorani. 2 volumes bound as 1. Padova, Typographia Seminaria, 1698. Folio (363 x 250 mm) Contemporary leather binding
EUR 15000,-

Very rare illustrated history of Poland

SANDRART, Jacob - Des Koenigsreichs Pohlen Grundrichtige Land- Staats- und Zeit Beschreibung... zum andern mal continuirt heraus gegeben. Nuremberg, 1711. Folded title, and 11 folded maps and 12 partly folded plates including plans and views. 12mo. Contemp. vellum with clasps.
EUR 4500,-

A French scientific expedition to Lapland

OUTHIER, Reginaud - Journal d'un voyage au Nord, en 1736. & 1737. Paris, Piget & Durand, 1744. In-4. With 16 engraved plates and maps and some woodcut vignettes. Contemporary full calf, spine with five raised bands, richly gilt and with title label.
EUR 1800,-

A monster in Chile

Relacao de hum Monstruo prodigioso, que appareceo no Reyno de Chile entre os montes, que dividem este Reino das dilatadas Provoncias de Tucman, e Paraguai, ou do Rio da Prata, que sao confinantes com o Brazil. Lisbon, Miguel Manescal da Costa, 1751. unbound. 4to, 16 pp., with a title-woodcut depicting the monster.
EUR 1500,-

Rare celestial atlas with white-on-black star maps

GOLDBACH, C.F. - Neuester Himmels-Atlas zum Gebrauche fur Schul- und Akademischen Unterricht ... Revidirt auf der Sternwarte Seeberg bey Gotha und mit einer Einleitung begleitet vom Freyherren von Zach. Zweyte unveränderte Auflage. Weimar, 1803. With 58 (54 white-on-black) engraved star maps.
EUR 3500,-

A German emigrant in America

BARDENWERPER, Johann Theodor Friedrich Hermann (1820-1887) - Manuscript diary and travel memories from 1839-1842. Philadelphia, 1842.
Important eyewitness account from a German emigrant about his emigration and his stay in America in the years 1839 and 1842.
EUR 5500,-

Arctic Voyage

Polarfahrt mit dem D. "Grosser Kurfürst" des Norddeutschen Lloyd vom 27. Juni - 25. Juli 1908. Original-Aufnahmen Atelier Schaul, Hamburg. Album with 73 gelatin silver prints (157 x 222mm). Original red cloth, oblong folio (250 x 355mm)
EUR 4500,-