New Additions

Cape of Good Hope naval prospect

AA, Pieter van der.

Le Cap de Bonne Esperance comme il a ete ci-devant.

Leiden, c. 1719. Coloured. 320 x 400mm.

Stock ID : 24077

£400

Van der Aa's large format maps of the four Continents in superb colour

AA, Pieter van der.

L'Europe selon les nouvelles Observations de Mess.s de l'Academie des Sciences, etc. [&] L'Asie... [&] L'Afrique... [&] L'Amerique...

Leiden, c.1713. Coloured with gold highlights. Four plates, each printed on two sheets and conjoined, totals c.505 x 660mm.

Stock ID : 24369

£7,500

A very scarce Italian playing card of Asia

Anonymous.

XX Asia.

Bologna: Tipografia de' Franceschi alla Colomba?, c.1790. Engraved playing card, sheet 115 x 60mm, with red woodcut design on reverse.

Stock ID : 24231

£350

Scarce Italian playing card depicting the rivers of South Europe

Anonymous.

I. Fiumi Principali di Europa si scaricano nel Mare Mediterraneo.

Bologna: Tipografia de' Franceschi alla Colomba?, c.1790. Engraved playing card, sheet 115 x 60mm, with red woodcut design on reverse.

Stock ID : 24233

£250

Very fine 18th century manuscript chart of Mahon

Anonymous.

Plano del Puerto de Mahon en la Ysla de Menorca...

Spanish, c.1790. Ink and watercolour sketch map. Trapezoid, at most 260 x 410mm.

Stock ID : 23904

£1,750

A very scarce Italian playing card of South America

Anonymous.

XVII America Meridionle.

Bologna: Tipografia de' Franceschi alla Colomba?, c.1790. Engraved playing card, sheet 115 x 60mm, with red woodcut design on reverse.

Stock ID : 24230

£450

Four scarce Italian playing cards depicting Scotland

Anonymous.

XI. Scozia. [&] Isole 1. Scozia Nell' Oceano al Norde dell'Inghilterra. [&] Isole 4. Nell Oceano al Nord della Scozia. [&] Isole 5. Nell' Oceano All' ouest della Scozia, all' ouest della Inngilterra.

Bologna: Tipografia de' Franceschi alla Colomba?, c.1790. Four playing cards, one engraved, the others letterpress, each sheet 115 x 60mm, with red woodcut design on reverse.

Stock ID : 24234

£750

A pair of scarce Italian playing cards depicting Ireland

Anonymous.

X Irlanda. [&] Isole III. Irlanda.

Bologna: Tipografia de' Franceschi alla Colomba?, c.1790. Two playing cards, one engraved, one woodcut and letterpress, each sheet 115 x 60mm, with red woodcut design on reverse.

Stock ID : 24236

£800

Five scarce Italian playing cards depicting Sweden and the Baltic

Anonymous.

XV Svezia. [&] Nord II. Svezia. [&] Nord 8. Svezia ha 7. [&] Nord 7. Svezia ha. 7. [&] Isola 7. Nel Mar Baltico all' Est della Svezia.

Bologna: Tipografia de' Franceschi alla Colomba?, c.1790. Five playing cards, one engraved, one woodcut and letterpress and three letterpress, each sheet 115 x 60mm, with red woodcut design on reverse.

Stock ID : 24237

£700

Rare three-part world map from the first American Encyclopedia

BARKER, William.

A Map of the World in three Sections Describing the Polar Regions to the Tropics In which are traced the Tracks of Lord Mulgrave and Captain Cook towards the North & South Poles and the Torrid Zone or Tropical Regions with the New Discoveries in the South Sea.

Philadelphia, 1793. Coloured. 240 x 435mm.

Stock ID : 24083

£240

The First Issue of the iconic map of the London Underground

BECK, Henry C.

Map of London's Underground Railways. A new design for an old map.

London: The Underground Group, 1933. Colour-printed map on paper, 155 x 255mm, folded twice as issued.

Stock ID : 24421

£2,500

Chart of the Planetary System

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Planetary System.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24250

£175

The orbits of the Inner Planets

BLUNT, Charles F.

Mercury _ Venus _ The Earth _ Mars.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving with original colour. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24251

£275

19th century view of Venus

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Planet Venus.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24254

£175

19th century illustration of Jupiter

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Planet Jupiter.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24256

£175

19th century chart of Saturn

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Planet Saturn.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24257

£175

Chart of the Moon's Phases

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Moon's Phases.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24262

£275

A classical landscape with a crescent moon

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Crescent Moon No. 2.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving with original colour. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24264

£175

A 19th century illustration of the Gibbous Moon

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Moon Gibbous.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24265

£175

Waning Moon

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Waning Moon.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24266

£175

Chart of the Phases of the Planet Saturn

BLUNT, Charles F.

Phases of the Planet Saturn.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24267

£150

Chart of the sizes of the Planets

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Relative Sizes of the Planets.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24268

£160

Chart of the Milky Way

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Milky Way.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24277

£175

Chart of the Zodiac sign Leo

BLUNT, Charles F.

Leo.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24289

£275

Chart of the Zodiac sign Virgo

BLUNT, Charles F.

Virgo.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24290

£275

Chart of the Zodiac sign Libra

BLUNT, Charles F.

Libra.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24291

£275

Chart of the Zodiac sign Scorpio

BLUNT, Charles F.

Scorpio.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24292

£275

Chart of the Zodiac sign Aquarius

BLUNT, Charles F.

Aquarius.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24299

£275

Chart of the Zodiac sign Capricorn

BLUNT, Charles F.

Capricornus.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24300

£275

An illustration of the eclipse of the Moon over Naples

BLUNT, Charles F.

Eclipse of the Moon.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving with original colour. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24307

£170

Scenic view of an eclipse of the Sun.

BLUNT, Charles F.

Eclipse of the Sun.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving with original hand colour. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24309

£180

Chart of the Seasons

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Phenomena of the Seasons, No. 1.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24312

£175

A 19th century diagram explaining tidal forces.

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Phenomena of the Tides.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24315

£175

A 19th century chart of the transit of Venus across the Sun.

BLUNT, Charles F.

Transit of Venus over the Suns Disc.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24317

£175

A 19th century illustration of the eclipsing of Jupiter's Satellites

BLUNT, Charles F.

Eclipse of Jupiter's Satellites.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24318

£175

A 19th century illustration of the crater Kepler on the Moon

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Moon's Surface - Kepler.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24322

£175

Chart of the crater Cleomedes on the Moon

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Moon's Surface - Cleomedes.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24323

£175

An illustration of the origin of the Asteroids

BLUNT, Charles F.

Origin of the Asteroids.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24328

£175

Chart of Star Clusters

BLUNT, Charles F.

Clusters of Stars.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24329

£175

Nebula of Hercules

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Nebula of Hercules.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24331

£175

An early illustration of the Nebula of Andromeda

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Nebula of Andromeda.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24332

£175

An early illustration of the Nebula of Orion

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Nebula of Orion.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24333

£175

Early illustration of the Ring Nebula

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Great Nebula of The Solar System.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24335

£175

A view of London illustrating cloud types

BLUNT, Charles F.

Cirro - Cumulus.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving with original colour. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24354

£170

An illustration of rainbows

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Rainbow.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24356

£150

Chart of the Sun

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Sun as seen from the Different Planets.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving with original colour. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24357

£175

A 19th century illustration of an annular eclipse of the sun

BLUNT, Charles F.

Annular Eclipse of the Sun.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving with original colour. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24311

£175

An early illustration of the Midnight Sun

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Sun at Midnight at the North Cape.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24314

£175

Chart of the Atmospherical Refraction

BLUNT, Charles F.

Explanation of Atmospherical Refraction.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving with original hand colour. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24343

£275

An illustration of the 'Horizontal Moon'

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Horizontal Moon.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24344

£150

INDEX

New Additions

Cape of Good Hope naval prospect

AA, Pieter van der.

Le Cap de Bonne Esperance comme il a ete ci-devant.

Leiden, c. 1719. Coloured. 320 x 400mm.

Stock ID : 24077

£400

Van der Aa's large format maps of the four Continents in superb colour

AA, Pieter van der.

L'Europe selon les nouvelles Observations de Mess.s de l'Academie des Sciences, etc. [&] L'Asie... [&] L'Afrique... [&] L'Amerique...

Leiden, c.1713. Coloured with gold highlights. Four plates, each printed on two sheets and conjoined, totals c.505 x 660mm.

Stock ID : 24369

£7,500

A very scarce Italian playing card of Asia

Anonymous.

XX Asia.

Bologna: Tipografia de' Franceschi alla Colomba?, c.1790. Engraved playing card, sheet 115 x 60mm, with red woodcut design on reverse.

Stock ID : 24231

£350

Scarce Italian playing card depicting the rivers of South Europe

Anonymous.

I. Fiumi Principali di Europa si scaricano nel Mare Mediterraneo.

Bologna: Tipografia de' Franceschi alla Colomba?, c.1790. Engraved playing card, sheet 115 x 60mm, with red woodcut design on reverse.

Stock ID : 24233

£250

Very fine 18th century manuscript chart of Mahon

Anonymous.

Plano del Puerto de Mahon en la Ysla de Menorca...

Spanish, c.1790. Ink and watercolour sketch map. Trapezoid, at most 260 x 410mm.

Stock ID : 23904

£1,750

A very scarce Italian playing card of South America

Anonymous.

XVII America Meridionle.

Bologna: Tipografia de' Franceschi alla Colomba?, c.1790. Engraved playing card, sheet 115 x 60mm, with red woodcut design on reverse.

Stock ID : 24230

£450

Four scarce Italian playing cards depicting Scotland

Anonymous.

XI. Scozia. [&] Isole 1. Scozia Nell' Oceano al Norde dell'Inghilterra. [&] Isole 4. Nell Oceano al Nord della Scozia. [&] Isole 5. Nell' Oceano All' ouest della Scozia, all' ouest della Inngilterra.

Bologna: Tipografia de' Franceschi alla Colomba?, c.1790. Four playing cards, one engraved, the others letterpress, each sheet 115 x 60mm, with red woodcut design on reverse.

Stock ID : 24234

£750

A pair of scarce Italian playing cards depicting Ireland

Anonymous.

X Irlanda. [&] Isole III. Irlanda.

Bologna: Tipografia de' Franceschi alla Colomba?, c.1790. Two playing cards, one engraved, one woodcut and letterpress, each sheet 115 x 60mm, with red woodcut design on reverse.

Stock ID : 24236

£800

Five scarce Italian playing cards depicting Sweden and the Baltic

Anonymous.

XV Svezia. [&] Nord II. Svezia. [&] Nord 8. Svezia ha 7. [&] Nord 7. Svezia ha. 7. [&] Isola 7. Nel Mar Baltico all' Est della Svezia.

Bologna: Tipografia de' Franceschi alla Colomba?, c.1790. Five playing cards, one engraved, one woodcut and letterpress and three letterpress, each sheet 115 x 60mm, with red woodcut design on reverse.

Stock ID : 24237

£700

Rare three-part world map from the first American Encyclopedia

BARKER, William.

A Map of the World in three Sections Describing the Polar Regions to the Tropics In which are traced the Tracks of Lord Mulgrave and Captain Cook towards the North & South Poles and the Torrid Zone or Tropical Regions with the New Discoveries in the South Sea.

Philadelphia, 1793. Coloured. 240 x 435mm.

Stock ID : 24083

£240

The First Issue of the iconic map of the London Underground

BECK, Henry C.

Map of London's Underground Railways. A new design for an old map.

London: The Underground Group, 1933. Colour-printed map on paper, 155 x 255mm, folded twice as issued.

Stock ID : 24421

£2,500

Chart of the Planetary System

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Planetary System.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24250

£175

The orbits of the Inner Planets

BLUNT, Charles F.

Mercury _ Venus _ The Earth _ Mars.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving with original colour. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24251

£275

19th century view of Venus

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Planet Venus.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24254

£175

19th century illustration of Jupiter

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Planet Jupiter.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24256

£175

19th century chart of Saturn

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Planet Saturn.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24257

£175

Chart of the Moon's Phases

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Moon's Phases.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24262

£275

A classical landscape with a crescent moon

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Crescent Moon No. 2.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving with original colour. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24264

£175

A 19th century illustration of the Gibbous Moon

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Moon Gibbous.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24265

£175

Waning Moon

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Waning Moon.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24266

£175

Chart of the Phases of the Planet Saturn

BLUNT, Charles F.

Phases of the Planet Saturn.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24267

£150

Chart of the sizes of the Planets

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Relative Sizes of the Planets.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24268

£160

Chart of the Milky Way

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Milky Way.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24277

£175

Chart of the Zodiac sign Leo

BLUNT, Charles F.

Leo.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24289

£275

Chart of the Zodiac sign Virgo

BLUNT, Charles F.

Virgo.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24290

£275

Chart of the Zodiac sign Libra

BLUNT, Charles F.

Libra.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24291

£275

Chart of the Zodiac sign Scorpio

BLUNT, Charles F.

Scorpio.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24292

£275

Chart of the Zodiac sign Aquarius

BLUNT, Charles F.

Aquarius.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24299

£275

Chart of the Zodiac sign Capricorn

BLUNT, Charles F.

Capricornus.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24300

£275

An illustration of the eclipse of the Moon over Naples

BLUNT, Charles F.

Eclipse of the Moon.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving with original colour. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24307

£170

Scenic view of an eclipse of the Sun.

BLUNT, Charles F.

Eclipse of the Sun.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving with original hand colour. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24309

£180

Chart of the Seasons

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Phenomena of the Seasons, No. 1.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24312

£175

A 19th century diagram explaining tidal forces.

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Phenomena of the Tides.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24315

£175

A 19th century chart of the transit of Venus across the Sun.

BLUNT, Charles F.

Transit of Venus over the Suns Disc.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24317

£175

A 19th century illustration of the eclipsing of Jupiter's Satellites

BLUNT, Charles F.

Eclipse of Jupiter's Satellites.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24318

£175

A 19th century illustration of the crater Kepler on the Moon

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Moon's Surface - Kepler.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24322

£175

Chart of the crater Cleomedes on the Moon

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Moon's Surface - Cleomedes.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24323

£175

An illustration of the origin of the Asteroids

BLUNT, Charles F.

Origin of the Asteroids.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24328

£175

Chart of Star Clusters

BLUNT, Charles F.

Clusters of Stars.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24329

£175

Nebula of Hercules

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Nebula of Hercules.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24331

£175

An early illustration of the Nebula of Andromeda

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Nebula of Andromeda.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24332

£175

An early illustration of the Nebula of Orion

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Nebula of Orion.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24333

£175

Early illustration of the Ring Nebula

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Great Nebula of The Solar System.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24335

£175

A view of London illustrating cloud types

BLUNT, Charles F.

Cirro - Cumulus.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving with original colour. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24354

£170

An illustration of rainbows

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Rainbow.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24356

£150

Chart of the Sun

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Sun as seen from the Different Planets.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving with original colour. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24357

£175

A 19th century illustration of an annular eclipse of the sun

BLUNT, Charles F.

Annular Eclipse of the Sun.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving with original colour. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24311

£175

An early illustration of the Midnight Sun

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Sun at Midnight at the North Cape.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Coloured wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24314

£175

Chart of the Atmospherical Refraction

BLUNT, Charles F.

Explanation of Atmospherical Refraction.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving with original hand colour. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24343

£275

An illustration of the 'Horizontal Moon'

BLUNT, Charles F.

The Horizontal Moon.

London: David Bogue, c. 1845. Wood engraving. 150 x 190mm.

Stock ID : 24344

£150