This handsome folio sheet present three views of the strategically important Bosporus. At top is a large decorative bird's-eye view of Istanbul as viewed from across the water, which is filled with a ..
An inset plan of Batavia and clearly indicated rice fields, mountains, forests, towns in profile and even elephants suggest the wealth of detail found on this map. Modeled on Hadrien Reland's importan..
This impressive engraving provides a detailed description of the infrastructure of the Spanish government. Ornamented with numerous vignettes illustrating sessions of parliament, the plate includes a ..
Very decorative folio sheet with five engraved views in Venice: "Vue de la Palace de St. Marc" (Piazza San Marco), a birds-eye map of "L'Arcenal", "Autre vue de al Place de St. Marc", "Course des Gond..
A map of Greece during the Roman Empire, with descriptive French text, from Chatelain's monumental 7 volume Atlas Historique. In upper right margin: 'N°6.Henri Abraham Chatelain (1684 – 1743) was a Hu..
A good impression of this decorative map of Japan based on Reland's map of `1715, one of the earliest to use both Latin names and Japanese characters. With inset of the bay of Nagasaki.In upper left c..
Chatelain's map of Asia. The title is in two lines across the map. On each side border appears an index to the map's contents.The map is of interest for the use of Mer Orientale for the sea between Ko..
This is a fascinating folio sheet filled with engravings of ships and navigation instruments. At the center is a large view of a frigate showing the rigging in great detail. Other engravings include m..
The plate is showing the murder of one of the Emperors of Japan and the arrival of one of the early Dutch embassies in Kyoto with a small map of Japan in a central panel. Plate and text-pages from his..
Interesting sheet with seven detailed views illustrating the most important Dutch V.O.C. trading outposts and fortified colonial possessions in the East Indies, including 4 harbor views Batavia (Jakar..
This is a derivative of Delisle's landmark map of the southern part of North America. The detailed map shows many English settlements along the East Coast and carefully notes the discoveries of D'Iber..