Geographie, Reisen, Länder- u. Völkerkunde

Geography, Travel and Exploration

Only copy known

Hippopotamus. La Virtu dell'Hippopotamo, over Caval Marino. - Perugia, Jesi, Rimini, Milano & Mantova, (c.1610) 1 Bl.
Size of sheet: 20,5 x 15,7 cm.
Only known copy of this extremely rare broadside.

EUR 4.500,-

St. Paul was on the Croatian island Mljet

DURDEVIC, Ignjat (Ignazio Giorgio) - D. Paulus Apostolus in mari, quod nunc venetus sinus dicitur naufragus, et Melitae Dalmatensis insulae post naufragium hospes. Venice, Christopher Zane, 1730. Large 8vo [232 x 170 mm] (52), CCCXII pp. With engraved frontispiz, 1 text engraving, 5 folded engraved maps and 1 folded engraved plate. Contemporary vellum.
EUR 1200,-

Rare Dutch World Atlas with many maps referring to America

BACHIENE, Willem Albert - Atlas tot opheldering der hedendaagsche historie beschreeven door een gezelschap van geleerde mannen in Engeland overgezien en verbeterd Amsterdam, Matthijs Schalekamp, 1785. In-folio (46 x 29 cm). With 60 maps engraved by J. van Jagen, all contemporary hand coloured and with beautiful cartouches.
EUR 14.500,-

d’Entrecasteaux’s important expedition to Australasia

LA BILLARDIÉRE, Jacques Julien Houtou de - Relation du voyage à la recherche de La Pérouse... Paris, (1799). 2 Text vols. and 1 Atlas; Modern Quarter-linen bindings [295 x 228 mm] and contemporary Quarter-leather large-folio [565 x 420 mm]. XVI, 442 pp. / 332, 113 (1). Atlas with 43 engraved plates and 1 double-paged copper engraved map of Australia, southeastern Africa and southern Asia.
EUR 4500,-

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 85.000,- .

Early drawing album of Algeria

Deitte, Alphonse (1806-1856) - Album with 18 original drawings of views in Algeria. Made during the French colonisation in the 1840's. Algeria, 1840's.
Very rare and important drawing album from the early colonisation years of Algeria.
EUR 3.500,-

Constantine Photo Album

LEROUX, Alexandre - Constantine. Algeria, c.1880. Oblong-folio [355 x 470 mm] 18 pages. With 25 large photographs. Original blindstamped cloth with leather spine.
EUR 1200,-

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,-