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 9500,-

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 3500,-

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 2900,-

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 2900,-

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 2500,-

An Important Grand Tour Album

DESPLAN, Antoine Jean Baptiste - Mon Voyage de Rome à Naples fait en pied en 1821 en compagnie de Léopold Robert Peintre, Barbot, Benois, Thierry, Architectes, Ancharsvard Officier Suédois, Porchet toursite-amateur et César Chien Caniche. Italy, 1821. Large folio [69 x 51cm] 112 Sheets. With manuscript title and 368 mounted wash and watercolor drawings. Unbound.
EUR 125.000,- .