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A Landmark in the History of the Atlas


Atlas. PTOLEMY, C./GASTALDI, Giacomo, ed. [Venice, 1548 ]
La Geografia, con alcuni comenti & aggiunte fattevi da Sebastiano Munstero, con le tavole non solamente antiche & moderne solite di sta(m)parsi, ma altre nuovo aggiuntevi di Jacopo Gastaldo, ridotta in volgare Italiano da Pietro Andrea Mattiolo.
8vo. [17.3 x 11 cm]
[Colophon: N. Bascarini, 1547]. (8), 214 ff., including woodcut title 8 woodcuts in text, 1 ¾ page of an astronomer, (2) ff. [register/colophon and integral blank at DD8], 184 ff., including 60 double-page engraved maps. Bound in contemporary flexible vellum, resewn, with title inked on spine. Early ownership inscriptions on front pastedown (dated 1562), title and f.[2]. Ink highlighting on title, lower corner restored with imprint just cropped; “Tabula Europa IIII” soiled in lower corner; else excellent with map generally wide-margined and with strong impressions.
$38,500


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Ortelius’ Masterwork of the Pacific


Pacific Ocean/ California.. ORTELIUS, A, [Antwerp, 1595]
Maris Pacifici, (quod vulgo Mar del Zur) . . .
13 5/8 x 19 ¾ inches.
Fine hand color; excellent condition.
$8,500


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A Pristine Dutch Chart of Southeast Asia and Australia


Southeast Asia/ Australia. WIT, DE F. [Amsterdam, 1680]
Orientaliora Indiarum Orientalium cum Insulis Adjacentibus… / Pascaert van t’Ooster gedeelte van Oost Indien. .
17 ¼ x 21 ¼ inches.
Fine original color; fine condition. Archivally Framed.
$6,500


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The East Indies as Known in the Mid 18th Century


Indonesia/ Malaysia/ Singapore/ Philippines/ Spice Islands. ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, D. [Paris, 1750]
Archipel Des Indes Orientalis.
18 ¾ x 23 inches
Fine original & later color; few stains, else excellent.
$675


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Cook’s Anchorages in the Society Islands and Tahiti


Pacific Islands/ Tahiti. COOK, Capt. J./ PHILIPP, J. D. [Nuremberg, 1774]
Baye de Matavai a Otahiti….
8 ½ x 13 ¾ inches.
Fine condition.
$500


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