A very rare miniature map of the ecclesiastical province of Austria, an administrative jurisdiction of the Jesuit Order which contained all of modern Austria, Slovenia and Hungary, as well as parts of Croatia, Italy, Serbia and Romania, issued not along after the Order was revived in the wake of the Napoleonic Wars.
Colour lithograph, originally dissected on 25 panels and mounted on linen, printed title page mounted verso on one of the panels, 118 x 85 cm (46.4 x 33.4 inches) (linen slightly age-toned, tears in the folds repaired with modern linen, soft folds in the corners, otherwise in a good condition).
[Nice, March 5, 1868. The Count of Castell, Grand Master of the Court, and the Lieutenant-General, Baron de Jeetze, Aide-de-Camp to his Majesty King Louis I of Bavaria, have the honour to ask you to attend the FUNERE SERVICE which will be held tomorrow, Friday March 6th, at 9 am, at the Cathedral for the rest of the soul of…
A rare, very large format double-sided sheet of maps of Bucharest (thus 2 maps), showcasing both the city proper and the metropolitan area, made during the early days of World War II by the General Staff of the Nazi German Army, just as Romania was switching sides from the Allies to the Axis cause; predicated upon the best information, the…
Colour print, 67 x 78 cm (26.3 x 30.7 inches). Housed in an original illustrated wrappers with a flap (a small hand-written monogram of the previous owner, otherwise in a near-mint unused condition with a minimal stains on the spine of the wrappers).
A very rare, large format map of the traditional region Thrace especially commissioned by the British Foreign Office from the leading mapmaker Edward Stanford Ltd. to depict the theatre of the ongoing First Balkan War, a conflict between the Ottoman Empire and the ‘Balkan League’; showcasing a vast wealth of topographical and military information; the present example importantly featuring extensive…
Colour print, 56 x 67 cm (22 x 26.3 inches), accompanied by an original brochure with an index: 8°, 11 pp., wrappers with title, stapled. Housed in an original illustrated wrappers with a flap (a small hand-written monogram of the previous owner, otherwise in a near-mint unused condition with a minimal stains on the spine of the wrappers).
Landinge en inhalinge van de Pretendent tot Peterhead..., De vugt van de Pretendent gaande tot Montros..., De Rievier de Swynsond in Noorweegen..., Het Kraambed van de Kyserin die op den 13. April 1716..., Zee battaille tussen de Deense en de Sweedse schepen, by de rivier de Swynsond...
A beautifully designed art deco map centred on Zagreb, Croatia, made as an advertisement for a competition, organised by a newspaper Jutranji list (Morning Paper), was drafted by a pioneer of the Croatian graphic design Otto Antonini.
A very rare miniature map of the ecclesiastical province of Bohemia, an administrative jurisdiction of the Jesuit Order that consisted of the modern Czech Republic, Silesia (in modern Poland) and Saxony (Germany), issued not along after the Order was revived in the wake of the Napoleonic Wars.
Very Rare – the first broadly accurate and detailed map of the course of the lower Danube River, that flowed 1,400 km from Belgrade to the Black Sea; a colossal 7-sheet work (bound in atlas form) that would measure a course approximately 420 cm (almost 14 feet!) long if joined, based on the first serious attempt to map this vital…
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