Antique Prints of Land Measurement and Surveying

View these historical prints showing intruments and scenes of early surveyors.

Prints are in good condition unless otherwise noted.

No Title

Copper etchibng ca 1750.
Latin text on backside. Light, scattered spotting in margins.
Lower margin is not as wide. Left, upper and right margins have light folds.

15.5 x 29.5 cm ( 6.1 x 11.6 ")

$ 175.00

Order Nr. SUR9501


No Title

Feather lithograph from "Orbis Pictus", 1836.

7 x 9.8 cm ( 2.7 x 3.8 ")

$ 60.00

Order Nr. SUR9502

Beim Strassenbau
in Brasilien

Wood engraving after
F. Keller-Leutzinger, ca 1885.
Surrounded by text. Backside printed.

20 x 10.5 cm (7.9 x 4.1 ")

$ 65.00

Order Nr. SUR9503 SOLD

VenezuelaHumboldt and Bonpland on the Orinoco

Humboldt and Bonpland at the Orinoco River in 1799

Wood engraving dated 1871. Backside is printed. Clean print.

22 x 31.2 cm ( 8.6 x 12.2 ")

$85.00

Order Nr. SAM2514

Africa.- Observatorium zur neuen Erdmessung auf dem Gipfel McSabiha zwischen Oran und der Marokkanischen Grenze.

Wood engraving, ca 1890. Backside is printed.
Narrow upper margin. Light smudging, especially in margins.

10.5 x 23.5 cm ( 4.1 x 9.2 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. SUR9504


Abattage d'arbres dan la forêt de Fontainebleau, pour le creusement du canal destiné à amener les eaux de la Vanne à Paris.

Wood engraving, 1868. Backside is printed.
Upper narrow margin. Two spots in lower margin.

15.5 x 22.5 cm ( 6.1 x 8.8 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. SUR9505


Traveaux préliminaaires du Canal interocéanique de Panama. - Topographie et nivellemant du chemin de fer de Colon à Panama. La commission des ingénieurs Van de Putte et Fontan à la station de Paraiso.

Wood engraving by M. Méaulle, after a photograph from Otto Siémon, ca 1885.
Backside is printed.

!4.5 x 18 cm ( 5.7 x 7.1 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. SUR9506


Embellissements de Paris. Travaux de transformation du parc Montsouris. - Reconstruction du Bardo, palais du bey de Tunis, qui figurait à l'Exposition universelle.

Wood engraving, 1869. Backside is printed. No upper margin.

12.5 x 32 cm ( 4.9 x 12.6 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. SUR9507 SOLD


Ein tapferes Weib. - "Vorwarts marsch, oder ich schiesse!"

Wood engraving ca 1885. Backside is printed.
Print has smudGing in lower part. Repair on lower left margin corner.

18 x 24 cm ( 7 x 3.7 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. SUR9508 SOLD


Unterbrochene Strassenmessung auf Singapore.

Wood engraving after H. Leutemann. Ca 1885. Backside is printed.

20 x 28.5 cm ( 7.9 x 11.2 ")

$70.00

Order Nr. SUR9509 SOLD

Terrain-Aufname mit der
Nivellierwage.
Theodolit (Instrument zum
Winkelmessen). Kompass. Messtisch.

Wood engraving ca 1880.
Binding fold through left side of image.

7.5 x 4 cm ( 2.9 x 1.6 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. SUR9510

Achsenwinkelapparat.
Optischer Teil des
Achsenwinkelapparts.

Wood engraving, ca 1885.
Backside is printed.

Left image: 10 x 7.5 cm ( 3.9 x 2.9 ")
Right image: 3 x 9.5 cm ( 1.2 x 3.7 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. SUR9511

Breithaupts Normalmenselapparat.

Wood engraving, ca 1885. Backside printed.
Print has also right margin not shown in scan.

8.5 x 9 cm ( 3.3 x 3.5 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. SUR9512

Theodolite I.

(Backside)Theodolote II.

Wood engraving from Meyers Konv. Lexikon, ca 1880.

20.5 x 13 cm ( 8.1 x 5.1 ")

$ 50.00

Order Nr. SUR9513


Das Toposkop auf dem Stephansdom in Wien

Wood engraving from "Für Alle Welt", ca 1885. Backside is printed.
Repaired tears in right margin.

9.5 x 10.5 cm ( 3.7 x 4.1 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. SUR9514


No Title

Second copper etching to illustrate Lutzger's Theory by D Chodowiecki, ca 1780.

Print is very clean. Page size: 24 x 40.2 cm ( 9.8 x 15.8 ")

$ 250.00

Order Nr. SUR9515


Atlas Homannianus
Mathematico - Histoice delineatus.

Copper etching by Andr. Hoffer after
I. Iust. Preisler. Dated 1762.
Modern hand coloring.

Repairs on lower left and right margin
corners and upper right margin corner.
Some spotting and smudging in margins.

47 x 27 cm ( 18.5 x 10.6 ")

$ 750.00

Order Nr. SUR9515

Spheres and Globes

See System of Geography

Copper etching by Lodge after Milne.
Dated 1789. Published in London.

Original hand coloring.

Lower left globe shows Atlantic Ocean.
Lower right globe shows celestial scene.

A few light, scattered spots. Not disturbing.
Light browning of margin edges.

39.5 x 23.5 cm ( 11.6 x 9.2 ")

$ 470.00

Order Nr. W2180

Mühlendamm

Der Mühlendamm in Berlin
(Detail shows a surveyer in the crowd!)

Wood engraving after Wilhelm Geissler, ca 1880. Modern hand coloring.

Backside is printed. Repaired tears on lower margin and left margin edges. Browning of margin edges.

17 x 26 cm ( 6.6 x 10.2 ")

$ 120.00

Order Nr. BE0461


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