Antique Maps of the Baltic Countries

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Livoniae Pars Lyff Landt

„Die Custe va Lijfflandt, met de Eylanden daer beneffens, also hem dat landt aldaer verthoont en in zyn ghedaente is van Ekeholmen off tot Synburchs nessto". (The coast line of Estonia with Tallin (Reval) in its center). Text on reverse side in German.

Copper etching by Jan van Deutecum. from „Spieghel der Seefaehrt" by Lucas Janszoon Waghenaer. Antwerpen, 1585. Very pleasant recent hand coloring.

One of the earliest sea charts ever. Two Renaissance cartouches, a wind rose, sailships and sea monsters add to the very charming appearance of this very rare map. Thick velim indicates first edition.

General age toning. A bit spotty here and there. Margin edges browned.

33 x 51.2 cm (13 x 20.2").

$ 3200.00

BALTICMAP 1082


"Russie D'Europe Partie Septrionale Par F. Delamarche 1828"

Copper engraving dated 1828 from:"Atlas de la Geographie ancienne, du moyen-age et moderne" published 1832. By Felix Delamarche, who followed his father Charles Francois Demarche (1740-1817) in his cartographic business.

Map shows the northwestern part of Russia, Finland and the Baltic States.

Original hand outline coloring. Vertical centerfold.. Good condition.

27.5 x 37 cm ( 10.8 x 14.5 ")

$ 70.00

Order Nr. RUSSIAMAP242282


„Livoniae et Curlandiae Ducatus cum Insulis adjacentib.". ( Nowadays: Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia.)

Originally hand-colored copper etching. Published by Conrad Lotterr. Augsburg. Ca. 1770.

Very attractive map of the three northernmost countries of the European Union. Lotter had a very small edition only!

Very light general age toning. Minor traces of age and use.

48.5 x 57.3 cm (19.1 x 22.6").

$ 1100.00

Order Nr. BALTICMAP1079


„Descrittione Dell'Imperio della MOSCOVIA".

Map includes Latvia, Livonia, Lithuania, the Ukraine,

Northern Part of the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea,

Siberia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan

Type of print: Copper etching

Artist: Girolamo Porro

Published in: „Geografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra"

Publisher: Gio. Battista & Giorgio Galignani Fratelli

Edition: Italian edition

Editor: Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555-1617)

Text: Italian. Complete on front and reverse side

Published in: Venice. Date: 1598

Measurements:

Map size: Ca. 12,5 x 17 cm (ca. 4.9 x 6.7")

Page size: Ca. 28,5 x 19 cm (ca. 11.2 x 7.5")

Condition: Near perfect. Very minor traces of age.

Price: $ 280.00

Order Nr. RUSSIAMAP238495


„Nova Totius Livoniae accurata Descriptio"

Type of print. Copper etching

Color: Original hand coloring

Publisher: Jan Janssonius

Where: Amsterdam

When: 1636

Condition: General age toning. Some foxing, especially in margins. Traces of age and use.

Lower right sixth of map has been very professionaly doubled for no apparant reason. Used paper indicates, that this was most probably done around 1800. Lower margin has been strengthened both sides of centerfold. Superb original hand coloring, even the title cartouche.

Map shows Estonia and Latvia, southern shores of Finland, the south-eastern tip of Sweden as well as the Estonian islands of Saaremaa and Hiimiuaa, the Finnish island group Ahvenanmaa (Aland) and the Swedish island Gotland. Very attractive map!

Measurements: 39 x 51,5 cm (ca. 15.4 x 20.3")

Order Nr. BALTICMAP238244SOLD


"Europaeisches Russland nach Ad. St's Entwerf in zwey Blatt gez von Pr. L. v. Stlpn (Stuelpnagel) 1825.
"Revidiert 1850"
Published ca 1855. Original outline coloring.

Moscow is in the lower center of this map. The map shows the railroad line between Moscow and St. Petersburg. On the left side of the mp is Riga with Estonia, part of Lithuania and Latvia.

Map is in good condition with very light age toning.

32.5 x 39 cm ( 12.7 x 15.3 ")

$ 85.00

Order Nr. RUSSIAMAP239955


"Westrussland und Ostseeprovinzen"

Very detailed map of the region as it was in 1895. Published in Leipzig.

28 x 21.5 cm ( 11 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. BALTICMAP244431


„Ducati di Livonia, e di Estonia e Govierni di Nowogorod, Bielogorod e Kiowia

coi loro Distretti Nella Russia Europea - Di nuova Projezione"

The Baltic States of Livonia and Estonia with adjacent areas. In the upper left is a bit of Finland with Estonia to the south. The map extends south to Ukrania. This map is from the "Atlante Novissimo".

Copper etching G. Pitteri after G. Zuliana for Antonio Zatta. Original hand coloring

Venise (Venezia, Venedig). Dated 1782

Codition: Very good. Wide margins. Light traces of age.

ca. 40,5 x 31 cm (ca. 16 x 12")

$ 350.00

Order Nr. BALTICMAP238065


"Ost Europa Nr. 5: Sued Schweden, die Russischen-Ostsee Provinzen, Polen und West Russland von A. Petermann"

Steel engraving by C. Stier after A. Petermann for Stieler. Dated 1871. Original hand outline coloring.

Very detailed map showing Prussia, Silesia, Poland, Lithuania, Estonia, Latvia, Belarus and southern Sweden and part of Denmark. The various outline colors show political divisions of the time. In the upper right is St. Petersburg and in the lower right is Kiew, Nosowka, Njeschin....

Map is clean and in good condition. Vertical centerfold.

33.3 x 40 cm (13.1 x 15.7 ")

$ 120.00

Order Nr. BALTIC237474 SOLD


"Reino de Polonia o sea la parte unida ala Rusia por el repartimiento de 1795 que conserva el nombre de aquel antiquo reino". Copper etching by R. Alabern, ca 1820. Original outline coloring. Map is seldom.

This historical map reaches from Coslin in Pomerania to Libau and Schruder on the north Baltic coast. At the top center of the map is Riga in Latvia. At the bottom center of the map is Buchovina and Moldavia with the towns of Jirlau and Baja. In the lower right is part of the course of the Dnieper River.

Map had very wide margins. Vertical centerfold. Very clean. Near the lower margin edge are three small holes.

27 x 34.2 cm ( 10.6 x 13.4 ")

$ 250.00

Order Nr. POLANDMAP1406


"Reino de Polonia o sea la parte unida ala Rusia por el repartimiento de 1795 que conserva el nombre de aquel antiquo reino". Copper etching by R. Alabern, ca 1820. Original outline coloring. Map is seldom.

This historical map reaches from Coslin in Pomerania to Libau and Schruder on the north Baltic coast. At the top center of the map is Riga in Latvia. At the bottom center of the map is Buchovina and Moldavia with the towns of Jirlau and Baja. In the lower right is part of the course of the Dnieper River.

Map had very wide margins. Vertical centerfold. Very clean. Near the lower margin edge are three small holes.

27 x 34.2 cm ( 10.6 x 13.4 ")

$ 250.00

Order Nr. POLANDMAP1406


"Pologne" Copper engraving by Robert de Vaugondy, dated 1762.

At the top of this detailed map is Curland. In the center is Bielisk and Drogiessen. On the left edge is Posname and Brieg.

Map has vertical fold to fit book size.

14.8 x 16.4 cm ( 5.8 x 6.4 ")

$ 185.00

Order Nr. POLANDMAP1414


"Karte von West Russland". Copper etching by the Lotter Brothers in Augsburg dated 1812. Original hand outline coloring.

This large map shows the Baltic countries and surrounding neighbors. In the upper left is the Baltic Sea and southern Finland. On the left side is part of Prussia with Koenigsberg and further south is part of Poland with Warsaw. At the bottom left is Moldavia and Rumania and the last portion of the Danube River flowing into the Black Sea. Moscow is on the upper right side of the map as a large red point.

Map has a vertical and horizontal fold crossing in the center of the map. Folds are visible only close-up. Small reapirs(visible only on backside) on the horizontal fold. In the margins of the map are creases and light graying on margin edges. Small repaired tears on upper and right margin edges.Overall condition is otherwise Good.

68.8 x 47.2 cm ( 27 x 18.5 ")

$ 415.00

Order Nr. BALTICMAP 1068


"Europa Tabvla VIII". Copper etching from: "Geographia" by Claudio Ptolemy. Originally edited and published by Willibald Pirckheimer. This edition,which comprises all 64 maps of the "B" edition, including the "New World", was published by Josephus Meletius 1562 in Venice.

In the western part of this map is the Vistula river for help in orientation. In the lower left corner is a bit of the Danube. In the lower right is the Sea of Asov and the northern part of the Black Sea. In the upper left is part of Scandanavia with Gotland Island. On the backside is text in Italian describing the area shown.

Map has light browning along centerfold. There are two tiny repaired holes on centerfold. Some browning that shows only on backside and a few light creases on image. Overall condition is Better than Good.

17.8 x 25 cm ( 7 x 9.8 ")

$ 380.00

Order Nr. BALTICMAP1060


"Tavola Nuova Di Prussis Et Di Livonia"

Copper etching from: "Geographia" by Claudio Ptolemy. Originally edited and published by Willibald Pirckheimer. This edition,which comprises all 64 maps of the "B" edition, including the "New World", was published by Josephus Meletius 1562 in Venice.

The coastline of this historic map extends from Pommerania in the west as far as Borcolon in northern Livonia.In the lower left is the Vistula River with the towns of Tron and Versonia. In the lower right is Russia Nera. In the lower center of the map is Vilna.

On the reverse side is a short half-page article about the region.

Map has light browning along centerfold. There are two tiny repaired binding holes on centerfold.
Overall condition is Better than Good.

Map image: 18 x 24.5 cm ( 7 x 9.6 ")

$ 380.00

Order Nr. BALTICMAP237400


"Russische Ostsee-Provinzen Livland, Esthland u. Kurland"

Anonymous lithograph. Printed in color. From a German atlas. Leipzig, 1892.

This map shows the geographical area from the southern Finnish coast to a line clear across Lithuania. on ca. 55.5°. Estonia and Latvia are fully shown. But as it was historically cities with heavy German population in 1892 are all named with their German names. So Tallinn = Reval for example.

Fine condition. Horizontal centerfold.

26. x 19.8 cm (10.2 x 7.8")

$ 90.00

Order Nr. BALTICMAP10821


Reverse side:

"Tavola Settima Dell'Europa - Tabula Europae VII" -Sicily and Sardinia

Type of print: Copper etching

Artist:Girolamo Porro

After: Giovanni Lorenzo d'Anania

Published in: "Geografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra"

Publisher: Gio. Battista & Giorgio Galignani Fratelli

First published by Claudius Ptolemy

Edition: Italian edition

Editor: Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555-1617)

Text: Italian. Complete on front and reverse page

Published in: Venice

Date:1598

Measurements:

Map size: Ca. 12,5 x 17 cm (ca. 4.9 x 6.7")

Page size: Ca. 28,5 x 19 cm (ca. 11.2 x 7.5")

Condition: Near perfect. Left margin narrow. Very minor traces of age.

Measurements:

Map: Ca. 12,5 x 17 cm

Page size: Ca. 28,5 x 19 cm (ca. 11.2 x 7.5")

Condition:Near perfect. Left margin narrow. Very minor traces of age.

Reverse side:

"Tavola Ottava Dell'Europa" - Tabula Europae VIII"

Poland, Russia, Ukraine - the Baltic tregion - northern shores of the Black Sea

$ 380.00

Order Nr. SICILIAMAP236443


"Descrittione Della Scandia o de' Paesi, e Dell'Isole Settentrtionali - Scandia Sive Regiones Septentrionales" Plate IX (9)

The map shows all of Scandinavia,, Finland, Estonia, Livonia, Lithuania, the former East Prussia and the German Baltic and North Sea coastline. Also shown: The Britishes Isles, Greenland, Iceland, the legendary Island of Frisia and the first yet timid outlines of Labrador and Eastern Canada.

Type of print: Copper etching

Artist: Girolamo Porro

Published in: "Geografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra"

Publisher: Gio. Battista & Giorgio Galignani Fratelli

First published in: "Geographia" von Claudius Ptolemy

Edition: Italian edition

Editor: Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555-1617)

Text: Italian. On front and reverse side

Published in: Venice

Date: 1598

Measurements:

Map size: Ca. 12,5 x 17 cm (ca. 4.9 x 6.7")

Page size: Ca. 28,5 x 19 cm (ca. 11.2 x 7.5")

Condition: Near perfect. Left margin a bit narrow. Very minor traces of age.

$ 520.00

Order Nr. SCANDINAVIA236477

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Die Karte zeigt Skandinavien mit Daenemark, Schweden, Norwegen und Finnland sowie Estland, Lettland, Litauen, das ehemalige Ostpreussen und die deutsche Ost- und Nordseekueste. Ebenfalls England, Irland, Island Groenland sowie die imaginaere Insel Friesland. Im Westen die noch rudimentaeren Umrisse Nord-Amerikas (Labrador, West-Kanada) und das Packeis um den nördlichen Polarkreis.

Art de Stiches: Kupferradierung

Stecher: Girolamo Porro

Aus: "Geografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra"

Verleger: Gio. Battista & Giorgio Galignani Fratelli

Erstausgabe: In "Geographia" von Claudius Ptolemäus

Ausgabe: Italienische Ausgabe

Redigiert von: Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555-1617)

Text: Italienisch. Auf Vorder- und Rückseite

Ort: Venedig

Datum: 1598

Maße:

Karte: Ca. 12,5 x 17 cm

Buchseite: Ca. 28,5 x 19 cm

Zustand: Nahezu perfekt. Linke Marge knapp. Unbedeutende altersbedingte Spuren

$ 520.00

Order Nr. SCANDINAVIAMAP236477


"La Pologne Suivant les degrés de l'Academie des Sciences de Paris". Copper etching published in Paris ca 1750. Modern hand coloring.

This map shows the Baltic coast from Stettin Bay in the west to Riga in the northeast. To the right of the title cartouche is a bit of Hungary and Translyvania. In the lower right is the Dnieper river.

The map has one pin-sized hole that is only seen against light. Light crease in lower left side on yellow border. General condition is Almost Very Good.

13.6 x 17.3 cm ( 5.3 x 6.8 ")

$ 175.00

Order Nr. BALTICMAP1064


„Scandinavien und Polen nach ihrer kirchlischen Eintheilung bis zur Reformation". (Scandinavia and Poland according to their church dioceses up to the Reformation. Steel etching 1846. Borderline coloring.

Side maps: The Province of Gnesen, western part. The Province of Lund.

Clean, except for traces of age and use in margins.

Page size: 37 x 43.8 cm (14.6 x 17.2").

$ 180.00

Order Nr. SCANDINAVIAMAP1518


„Esthland und Ingermanland oder St. Petersburg". Estonia and the area around St. Petersburg. Steel engraving by C. Stier. Original borderline coloring. Dated 1856.

Detailed map of Estonia. Southern Finland. St. Petersburg district. Side map: Surrounding of St. Petersburg.

31 x 40 cm (12.2 x 15.7").

$ 80.00

Order Nr. RUSSIAMAP1487


"Kriegs- und Spezialkarte vom finnischen Meerbusen von Kronstadt bis St. Petersburg 1856" Steel etching by J. Adam for"Neuester Zeitungs Atlas. Alter und Neuer Erdkunde" by J. Meyer, ca 1856. Some original hand outline coloring.

Interesting and detailed map with Kronstadt on the left and St. Petersburg on the right. In the center is information about the war and the listing of some major monuments in St. Petersburg.

Map has vertical centerfold and a few minor spots. Left margin has been added.

20.5 x 29.5 cm ( 8 x 11.6 ")

$ 80.00

Order Nr. SCANDINAVIAMAP1508


"SVECIA, DANIA, ET NORVEGIA, REGNA EUROPAE SEPTENTRIONALIA". Copper engraving by Andreas Bureus ( Anders Bure (1571-1646),founder and developer Swedish land surveying and cartography). This map was published ca 1640. Later hand coloring.

Very detailed map of Scandinavia and the Baltic region. Notice the very decorative cartouche with the three coats-of-arms of the three countries.

Map has a few minor spots. Vertical centerfold. Minor creases in lower margin.

42 x 52.5 cm ( 16.5 x 20 ")

$ 1400.00

Order Nr. SCANDINAVIAMAP1510


" Russia cum Confinijs".Copper etching by Peter Bertius (1565-1629) for Philipp Cluver Philipp (1580 - 1623) , an early author of historic maps. His works were published long beyond his lifespan. The This map comes from a pocket size atlas (duodez): Philippi Cluverii. Introductionis in Universam Geographiam tam veterem quam novam Libri. Amsterdam, 1661. Originally colored.Centerfold. Size: ca.12 x 12,5 cm (ca.4.72 x 4.92"). Narrow margins all around, especially on right side. General toning. Minimal foxing.

A very early and detailed map of Russia showing the political border of the In the east is a prominent river that has one end at the Caspian Sean and the other flowing into the Gulf of Ob. It is named " Toboll" River . A large town in the northeast has the same name and is an ancient name that has lost its importance.In the lower right corner is the Caspian Sea. In the west is southern Sweeden, the Baltic Countries and Poland. The name "Lappland" designates an area that is now Finnland and part of Russia. To the south is part of the Black Sea and and the area formerly called Circassia.

$ 160.00

Order Nr. RUSSIAMAP1433


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