Fine Books and Manuscripts

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Fine Books and Manuscripts

Overview
155 results sorted by Lot number (low to high)

155 results sorted by

Lot number (low to high)

Schedel, Hartmann | The world before Columbus sailed

1. Schedel, Hartmann | The world before Columbus sailed

Montalboddo, Fracanzano da | The earliest accounts of travels to Asia and the New World and the first such printed in German

2. Montalboddo, Fracanzano da | The earliest accounts of travels to Asia and the New World and the first such printed in German

Waldseemüller, Martin | America appears on the map

3. Waldseemüller, Martin | America appears on the map

Fries, Laurent | The first atlas map to use the word "America"

4. Fries, Laurent | The first atlas map to use the word "America"

Munster, Sebastian | The famous Discovery-era world map

5. Munster, Sebastian | The famous Discovery-era world map

Thomaeus, Nicholas Leonicus | The 1555 Gryphius edition of De Varia Historia Libri Tres

6. Thomaeus, Nicholas Leonicus | The 1555 Gryphius edition of De Varia Historia Libri Tres

Strabo — Guilielmus Xylander [editor and translator] | Among the earliest and most important works on historical geography

7. Strabo — Guilielmus Xylander [editor and translator] | Among the earliest and most important works on historical geography

Ortelius, Abraham | The first map of the Americas in a modern atlas

8. Ortelius, Abraham | The first map of the Americas in a modern atlas

Lopes De Castanheda, Fernao | One of the first works in English on world exploration

9. Lopes De Castanheda, Fernao | One of the first works in English on world exploration

Mercator, Michael | Evidence of early colonial efforts

10. Mercator, Michael | Evidence of early colonial efforts

Wytfliet, Cornelius | The first separate map of California

11. Wytfliet, Cornelius | The first separate map of California

Linschoten, Jan Huygen van | An English Linschoten in contemporary vellum

12. Linschoten, Jan Huygen van | An English Linschoten in contemporary vellum

Ortelius, Abraham | One of the most influential atlases ever published

13. Ortelius, Abraham | One of the most influential atlases ever published

Hondius, Jodocus | The height of Dutch cartography

14. Hondius, Jodocus | The height of Dutch cartography

Wytfliet, Cornelius |  The first atlas of America

15. Wytfliet, Cornelius | The first atlas of America

Speed, John | From the first atlas of the British Isles

16. Speed, John | From the first atlas of the British Isles

[Speed, John] | A charming map of Cambridge

17. [Speed, John] | A charming map of Cambridge

Mercator, Gerard [and Jodocus Hondius] | One of the most significant atlases in the history of cartography

18. Mercator, Gerard [and Jodocus Hondius] | One of the most significant atlases in the history of cartography

Blaeu, Willem | The most famous "carte-à-figures" map of the Americas

19. Blaeu, Willem | The most famous "carte-à-figures" map of the Americas

Blaeu, Willem | "The greatest and finest ever produced"

20. Blaeu, Willem | "The greatest and finest ever produced"

Jansson, Jan | The most important map in the adoption of California as an island

21. Jansson, Jan | The most important map in the adoption of California as an island

Sanson d'Abbeville, Nicolas | Establishing the shape of the West

22. Sanson d'Abbeville, Nicolas | Establishing the shape of the West

Speed, John | Map of New England and New York, with original color and noble provenance

23. Speed, John | Map of New England and New York, with original color and noble provenance

Valk, Gerard | A map of the Americas from the late Dutch period

26. Valk, Gerard | A map of the Americas from the late Dutch period

Le Bruyn, Cornelius | First edition in French of this classic of Middle Eastern travel

27. Le Bruyn, Cornelius | First edition in French of this classic of Middle Eastern travel

Mortier, Pierre | First state of the first map of the Carolinas printed outside of England

28. Mortier, Pierre | First state of the first map of the Carolinas printed outside of England

Chatelain, Henri Abraham | One of the most decorative maps of North America

31. Chatelain, Henri Abraham | One of the most decorative maps of North America

Johannes, Kip | A striking panorama of Westminster from the Thames

32. Johannes, Kip | A striking panorama of Westminster from the Thames

Seutter, Matthäus | The Island of California

34. Seutter, Matthäus | The Island of California

Moll, Herman | The famed "Beaver Map"

35. Moll, Herman | The famed "Beaver Map"

Lotter, Tobias Conrad | The world accurately drawn in general outline

36. Lotter, Tobias Conrad | The world accurately drawn in general outline

Mitchell, John | The primary political map in American history

37. Mitchell, John | The primary political map in American history

Desnos, Louis Charles | Revival of interest in the Northwest Passage

38. Desnos, Louis Charles | Revival of interest in the Northwest Passage

Jefferys, Thomas, William Fuller, and William Gerard De Brahm | A rare set of sea charts of Amelia Island

39. Jefferys, Thomas, William Fuller, and William Gerard De Brahm | A rare set of sea charts of Amelia Island

Vaugondy, Robert de | The boundaries of the newly formed United States

41. Vaugondy, Robert de | The boundaries of the newly formed United States

Cook, Capt. James, and Captain James King | The famous accounts of Captain Cook's three voyages

42. Cook, Capt. James, and Captain James King | The famous accounts of Captain Cook's three voyages

Melish, John | Melish's War of 1812 atlas with contemporary military provenance

44. Melish, John | Melish's War of 1812 atlas with contemporary military provenance

Petermann, Augustus | Barth's famed expedition to the Sudan

45. Petermann, Augustus | Barth's famed expedition to the Sudan

[United States] — General Land Office | The opening of the West

46. [United States] — General Land Office | The opening of the West

[Ship's Logs] — E[dmund] P[ercy] F[enwick] G[eorge] Grant | A logbook by an officer on board the HMS Achilles

47. [Ship's Logs] — E[dmund] P[ercy] F[enwick] G[eorge] Grant | A logbook by an officer on board the HMS Achilles

Adams, John | Signed by Adams as president

48. Adams, John | Signed by Adams as president

Adams, John Quincy | John Quincy Adams celebrates the "last surviving Signer of the Great Charter of Mankind, the Declaration of Independence"

49. Adams, John Quincy | John Quincy Adams celebrates the "last surviving Signer of the Great Charter of Mankind, the Declaration of Independence"

(American Revolution) | A rare transferware jug, celebrating the newly formed United States

50. (American Revolution) | A rare transferware jug, celebrating the newly formed United States

Brown, John | A remarkable letter leading up to the events of the Bleeding Kansas crisis

53. Brown, John | A remarkable letter leading up to the events of the Bleeding Kansas crisis

Brown, John | A letter requesting arms prior to the Pottawatomie Creek Massacre

54. Brown, John | A letter requesting arms prior to the Pottawatomie Creek Massacre

(Civil War) — Johan Anton Adolf Carlsson Warberg | A rare memoir by a Swedish officer

57. (Civil War) — Johan Anton Adolf Carlsson Warberg | A rare memoir by a Swedish officer

Declaration of Independence | Copied from the original Declaration of Independence in the Department of State

61. Declaration of Independence | Copied from the original Declaration of Independence in the Department of State

Declaration of Independence | Among the rarest broadside printings of the Declaration

62. Declaration of Independence | Among the rarest broadside printings of the Declaration