Chart of the Mediterranean, Philip and Son 1848-1850 -- A very
attractive and large original hand colored lithographed map of the
Mediterranean Sea showing countries in pastel coloring and the sea
shaded in blue. The map extends from the Rock of Gibralter to Cyprus,
and from Italy and Greece to North Africa. Five small insets provide
detailed soundings of the harbors of: 1. Marseilles, 2. Genoa, 3.
Gilbraltar, 4. Leghorn Road, and 5. Smyrna. Steamship routes are shown
throughout with times of voyage. Again, a very attractive map in
excellent condition, with a nice border.
Condition: Excellent, small margins top and bottom with normal browning
on edges, one major fold in middle.
size: 19.5 x 24 in.
Battle of Maestricht, 1732
An engraved black and white map of the battlefield of the Battle of
Maestricht in Belgium from Paul de Rapin's, The History of England
written in French by Mr. Rapin de Thoyras. Translated into English with
Additional Notes by N. Tindal. London: 1732. The map shows the
positions of the Army of Two Crowns in exhaustive detail and has a
wonderful title cartouche in the upper left section with two legends
outlining the positions of Allies, Cavalry and Artillery in Battle.
Special Note: The maps listed represent battles that took place during
the War of Spanish Succession (1701-1713) concluded by the Treaties of
Utrecht. The war resulted from a dispute over who should inherit Spain
and its possessions after its Habsburg rulers became extinct in 1700.
The last Habsburg king of Spain, Charles II (d. 1700) had left the
throne to his closest relative in female line: Philippe de France, duke
of Anjou, grandson of Louis XIV (Felipe V of Spain). The closest
relatives in male line, the Habsburgs of Austria, disputed this claim,
and many European nations did not want to see French princes reigning
over both kingdoms. The Utrecht treaties recognized Felipe V of Spain,
but transferred the Spanish possessions in the Netherlands and Italy to
Austria and to Savoy. To reach the goal of separating the crowns of
France and Spain, the treaties required Felipe V to relinquish all
claims to the French throne, and the remaining French princes to
relinquish all claims to the
Condition: Good, small top and left margins shaded water mark
down the middle.
size 18.5 x 14 image
1851 Malta, Gibraltar and Corfu by J. Rapkin. British Possessions in
the Mediterranean. Hand colored steel engraved map with original hand
coloring which also includes Malta & Gozo, Gemiler Island,
Vatni, Ithaca and shows Greek fishing boats.
Condition: Very good with adequate margins more than 160 years old.
13-1/2 x 9 in. $125
003euro: 1876 Map of Europe.
Original antique hand colored map by Gray. Inset ethnographical map of
Europe. 17-1/2x14-1/2 in.
Cowperthwait Map of Europe. Beautifully hand colored, with many
statistics regarding Royalty, population, government, religion, etc.
27x17 in. $120
005euro: 1832 Roman Empire Map.
Very attractive old French antique map. Countries outlined with hand
coloring. 24-1/2x20 in. $100
Johnson Roman Empire Map. Shows Empire in the Time of Christ and His
Apostles, Also Indicating St. Paul's Journeyings. Insets of Greece and
Italy. Original hand coloring, with attractive border. 26x1/2x18 in. $50
007euro: 1864 Johnson Map of
Europe. Original hand colored attractive antique map with nice border.
26-1/2x18 in. $50
Europe Map. Antique hand colored map by Cady & Burgess. Shows
populations of cities. Inset of Denmark. 9x11-1/4 in. $60
- Beach at Trouville France.
This large, beautiful print is from the Oct. 30, 1875 issue of Harper's
Weekly. The print is titled "The French Seaside-Bathing at Trouville."
It shows a large crowd of people gathered on the beach, relaxing and
playing in the water. This print is in excellent condition. It would
look fantastic in a frame! Size is 16" x 22" $40
011euro: 1864 Map of Europe.
Original hand colored genuine antique map by Johnson. 26x18 in. $50
London Pictorial Map. Geographers’ Map Co. Shows places of interest,
stations. C.1940. Insets of cinema land and theatreland. Linen backed,
printed in color.
30 x 21 in. $75
Picture Map of London – by Geographia 1929-30. Fabric backed. Printed
in color. Highlights historical sites & buildings. Tear on
29 1/2 x 19 in. $185
013euro: 1819 Map of Sweden,
Norway by Arrowsmith. This beautiful map of Sweden and Norway was
published in 1819 by Aaron Arrowsmith. Geographical features, cities,
towns and departments within each country are all sown in detail. Map
size is 9" x 11" $60
014euro: 1784 COPPER ENGRAVING -
JOHN CHURCHILL. Stunning very old hand colored French copper engraved
portrait. "Johannes Churchill," Britain's Duke of Marlborough and
patriarch of the Churchill family which included the future Prime
Minister, Winston Churchill. Lower engraving shows Churchill leading
the charge at Blenheim. An excellent antique print, plate marks still
evident around image. 8-1/2" x 14" $120
100euro: 1855 Antique Map of
London. Handsome detailed map of London published by J.H. Colton and
Company. 14x17 in. $80
103euro: 1911 Old Map of London.
Attractive color map published by Century. Map shows London and its
vicinity. 11x16 in. $30
104euro: 1797 Rare Thomas Kitchin
London Map. 200 year-old, copper engraved map shows the cities of
London, Westminster, Borrough of Southwark and surrounding areas.
Excellent condition. 11x12 in. $150
105euro: 1840 Turnbury Castle,
Scotland. Striking steel engraving shows Turnbury Castle in Ayrshire,
Scottland, birthplace of Robert Bruce. Print shows the impressive
castle amidst a sea of waves. 9x13 in.
106euro: 1840 Cullean Castle,
Scotland. Picturesque copper engraving shows Cullean Castle overlooking
the sea. 11x16 in.
107euro: 1866 Dunrobin Castle,
Scotland. Wood engraved print depicts the Prince and Princess of Wales
visiting Dunrobin Castle. They are shown descending the Great
Staircase. Accompanying text describes the Castle's interior. From an
1866 issue of The Illustrated London News. 11x16 in. $30
108euro: 1874 Depiction of
Scottish Covenanters. Richly-colored, wood engraving shows a group of
Scottish Covenanters in prayer before battle. Historical print with
text describing the plight of the covenanters on back. From an 1874
issue of Harper's Weekly. 11x16 in. $40
Central Europe Pre WWII (1936) THOS. COOK & SON. Shows
steamships, river steamers, roads, cities. Ads verso.
28 x 19 in. $35
109euro: 1867 Scottish Games.
Several wood engravings show various Scottish sports, including some
that have become part of American culture such as the sack and
wheelbarrow races. The print is accompanied by text describing the
games. From an 1867 issue of Harper's Weekly. 11x16 in. $30
110euro: 1900 Map of Europe.
Color map of Europe was published circa 1900 by the People's Publishing
Company. It shows major cities, railways and bodies of water. The map
is bordered by Spain on the left and Siberia on the right. 11x13 in. $40
111euro: 1874 Madrid Spain
Bullfight Scene. Hand colored engraving from Harper's Weekly, titled "A
Bull-Fight At Madrid." Shows a bull attacking a horse in the ring,
while men try to distract it and the crowd cheers. Text on either side
of the image describes the scene. 11x16 in. $50
112euro: 1838 Bradford Map of
Europe. Fascinating map, with original hand coloring, from T.G.
Bradford's famous world atlas of 1838. This map is from the 1846
printing of the atlas, and the phrase "corrected to 1846" appears below
the bottom border. Each country is colored separately. Cities and
geographical features are shown throughout the continent. 13x17 in. $200
113euro: 1838 Bradford Map of
Western Europe. Beautifully hand colored map from T.G. Bradford's
famous world atlas of 1838. This map is from the 1846 printing of the
atlas, and the phrase "corrected to 1846" appears below the bottom
border. Countries shown are Spain, Portugal, France, Belgium, Holland,
Denmark and the British Islands. Cities and geographical features are
shown throughout the region. 13x17 in. $200
200euro: This beautiful, engraved
map was published in 1795 by Matthew Carey, as an illustration to
Carey's American Edition of Guthrie's Geography. It is titled "An
Accurate map of Europe from the Best Authorities." Each country is hand
colored with wash and outline coloring. Cities and geographical
features such as mountains and rivers are shown throughout the map.
14x17 in. $120
203euro: A New and Accurate Map
of Europe Collected from the best Authorities, Assisted by the most
approved Modern Maps and Charts. The whole being regulated and adjusted
by Astronomical Observations by Eman Bowen. Hand colored copper
engraving from 1747 Europe. 14.5x17.5 in. $250