GARWOOD & VOIGT

Fine & Rare Books Maps & Prints

55 BAYHAM ROAD    SEVENOAKS TN13 3XE    ENGLAND

Phone: 01732 460025 / international: +44 1732 460025
GV@garwood-voigt.com

Payment by credit card (all major cards accepted) or by cheque in Pounds Sterling or US-Dollar. We guarantee all items to be genuine, in good condition and returnable within thirty (trade: eight) days for a full refund (excl. postage) if not satisfactory for whatever reason. For our full Terms and Conditions click the link on our Catalogues page.

Within the same title all maps are listed chronologically. Measurements are given in centimetres, height by width, excluding margins.

Curiosities, Portraits, Title Pages

Antique Prints and curious Caricature Maps, Portraits of Cartographers and Explorers,
Atlas Title Pages, Spheres and Globes, Flags, Military Fortifications

Exchange rate (approximately):  £ 1.00 = EUR 1.20 = US-$ 1.30

ARMILLARY SPHERE:
52. Lapie, E. ‘SYSTÊMES PLANÉTAIRES’. Armillary sphere surrounded by 9 astronomical diagrams and wind rose. Engraved by Pierre Tardieu after Emile Lapie ca. 1840 [26445] 41 x 54 cm. Full hand colour. Excellent condition. £150
H26445PlanetairesTardieu.jpg (98663 bytes)

ASTRONOMY:
53. Johnston, A. K. [EXPLANATION OF ASTRONOMICAL PLATES]. Set of six large astronomical plates, printed on three leaves, with corresponding text pages, showing the celestial sphere and refraction, the solar system, the comets, the seasons, the eclipses of the sun, and the eclipses of the moon. Engraved and printed for The Cosmographic Atlas by W. & A. K. Johnston 1891 [25603] 32 x 42 cm each, with three pages of text. Printed in full colours. Excellent condition. The complete set of six plates (printed double sided on three leaves) plus text £180
H25603(1)AstronomyJohnston.jpg (100894 bytes)
H25603(2)AstronomyJohnston.jpg (99377 bytes)

CARICATURE MAPS:

 
56E. Lancaster [Tennant], L. ‘BELGIUM’. Caricature map of Belgium, showing the horse Bayard saving the sons of Aymon. Lilian Lancaster [Tennant] ca. 1910 [26341] 14 x 18 cm. Printed in full colours. Excellent condition. £75
Lilian Lancaster (1852-1939), designer of humorous and unusual maps, attributing human and other living creatures’ forms and characteristics to maps, worked under her married name Lilian Tennant.
H26341Belgium.jpg (102755 bytes)
56F. Lancaster [Tennant], L. ‘DENMARK’. Caricature map of Denmark, showing the Elf King guarding the Danish coasts. Lilian Lancaster [Tennant] ca. 1910 [26342] 18 x 14 cm. Printed in full colours. Excellent condition. £90
Lilian Lancaster (1852-1939), designer of humorous and unusual maps, attributing human and other living creatures’ forms and characteristics to maps, worked under her married name Lilian Tennant.
H26342Denmark.jpg (102345 bytes)
56G. Lancaster [Tennant], L. ‘FRANCE’. Caricature map of France, showing Jeanne d’Arc hearing the heavenly voices. Lilian Lancaster [Tennant] ca. 1910 [26343] 14 x 18 cm. Printed in full colours. Excellent condition. £75
Lilian Lancaster (1852-1939), designer of humorous and unusual maps, attributing human and other living creatures’ forms and characteristics to maps, worked under her married name Lilian Tennant.
H26343France.jpg (99482 bytes)
56H. Lancaster [Tennant], L. ‘GERMANY’. Caricature map of Germany, showing children following the Pied Piper of Hamelin. Lilian Lancaster [Tennant] ca. 1910 [26344] 14 x 18 cm. Printed in full colours. Excellent condition. £100
Lilian Lancaster (1852-1939), designer of humorous and unusual maps, attributing human and other living creatures’ forms and characteristics to maps, worked under her married name Lilian Tennant.
H26344Germany.jpg (102369 bytes)
56J. Lancaster [Tennant], L. ‘HOLLAND’. Caricature map of The Netherlands, showing a stork mother sheltering her little ones in the burning city. Lilian Lancaster [Tennant] ca. 1910 [26345] 18 x 14 cm. Printed in full colours. Excellent condition. £100
Lilian Lancaster (1852-1939), designer of humorous and unusual maps, attributing human and other living creatures’ forms and characteristics to maps, worked under her married name Lilian Tennant.
H26345Holland.jpg (102067 bytes)
56K. Lancaster [Tennant], L. ‘ICELAND’. Caricature map of Iceland, showing a raven guiding Floke the viking across the Great Sea. Lilian Lancaster [Tennant] ca. 1910 [26346] 14 x 18 cm. Printed in full colours. Excellent condition. £100
Lilian Lancaster (1852-1939), designer of humorous and unusual maps, attributing human and other living creatures’ forms and characteristics to maps, worked under her married name Lilian Tennant.
H26346Iceland.jpg (101747 bytes)
56L. Lancaster [Tennant], L. ‘RUSSIA’. Caricature map of Russia, showing little Tsar Peter being protected by his mother. Lilian Lancaster [Tennant] ca. 1910 [26347] 18 x 14 cm. Printed in full colours. Excellent condition. £100
Lilian Lancaster (1852-1939), designer of humorous and unusual maps, attributing human and other living creatures’ forms and characteristics to maps, worked under her married name Lilian Tennant.
H26347Russia.jpg (102396 bytes)
56M. Lancaster [Tennant], L. ‘SCANDINAVIA’. Caricature map of Scandinavia, showing Thor hurling his hammer at the sleeping giant. Lilian Lancaster [Tennant] ca. 1910 [26348] 18 x 14 cm. Printed in full colours. Excellent condition. £100
Lilian Lancaster (1852-1939), designer of humorous and unusual maps, attributing human and other living creatures’ forms and characteristics to maps, worked under her married name Lilian Tennant.
H26348Scandinavia.jpg (99909 bytes)

CARICATURE MAP - WORLD WAR I:
56Q. Johnson, Riddle & Co. ‘HARK! HARK! THE DOGS DO BARK!’ Large political cartoon style map of Europe with notes by Walter Emanuel, designed and printed by Johnson, Riddle and Co in London and published by G. W. Bacon ca. 1914 [28000] 53 x 70 cm. Printed in colours. Excellent condition. £2250
This is the genuine, original map, no reproduction! Uncommon. - The map describes and illustrates as a political cartoon the tensions in Europe at the beginning of World War I.- This example is being presented uncommonly as a folding map in its original orange board covers with printed title.
H24685HarkDogsJohnson.jpg (147517 bytes) 

CARICATURE MAP OF EUROPE:
56R. Anonymous. ‘COMIC MAP OF EUROPE’. Caricature map of Europe at the beginning of the Franco-Prussian War 1870. Subtitle: ‘England enraged forgets Ireland but still keeps it in her power. Spain & Portugal smoke away lazily. France tries to overthrow Prussia who advances one hand on Holland & knee over Austria. Italy advises Bismark to keep off. Corsica & Sardinia laugh on at all. Denmark hopes to recover Holstein. Turkey is drowsily awaking from smoke. Sweeden (sic!) crouching like a panther. Russia as a begger trying for anything to fill his basket’. Anonymous ca. 1870 [27774] 27 x 38 cm. Full original colour. Previously folded. Despite some overall light roughness still in very good condition. £950
Besides being an example of a rare political caricature map, this map is also a document of postal history: It had been originally folded six times into a postcard size shape and posted from Burnopfield, Co. Durham, to an address in Plymouth on October 24, 1870, where it arrived the next day. It still bears the half penny red stamp which was used. The folds have now been flattened and verso strengthened, almost invisible when viewed from the front.
H27774EuropeComic.jpg (116456 bytes) 
   

CAVENDISH:
57. Bullart, I. ‘THOMAS CANDISCH’. Head and shoulder portrait of Thomas Cavendish, British circumnavigator, holding globe and dividers. From Isaac Bullart/Academie des Sciences et des Arts 1682 [22594] 17 x 13 cm, on folio text page with decorative initial J. Uncoloured. Excellent condition. £75
H22594CavendishBullart.jpg (102580 bytes)

COLUMBUS:
58. Bullart, I. ‘CHRISTOPHLE COLOMB’. Head and shoulder portrait of Christoph Columbus, holding a compass. From Isaac Bullart/Academie des Sciences et des Arts 1682 [22587] 17 x 13 cm, on folio text page with decorative initial L. Uncoloured. Excellent condition. £125
H22587ColumbusBullart.jpg (100347 bytes)

COLUMBUS:
60. Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. “NEW UNIVERSAL ATLAS CONTAINING MAPS OF THE VARIOUS EMPIRES, KINGDOMS, STATES AND REPUBLICS OF THE WORLD”. Title page only of this atlas with beautiful coloured illustration of the first landing of Columbus in the New World. Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. 1852 - 1855 [25879] 39 x 30 cm. Coloured lithograph. Excellent condition. £125
H25879TitleCowperthwait.jpg (97934 bytes)

CURIOUSITY:
61. Anonymous. ‘DURCHREIST DIE GANTZE WELT...’. A very strange group of ‘artiste’ performing odd activities, one of them holding a trumpet with a map of the West Indies, Central and South America attached. Anonymous ca. 1770 [20962] 20 x 31 cm. Full original colour. Side and top margins closely trimmed to platemark. £150
The German text below this separately published caricature says that you can travel the whole world without finding a similar group of ‘artists’ again, acting so proficiently that ‘you have to admit, it is truly here where the arts and graces have their home’.
H20962CuriousTravellers.jpg (101063 bytes)

EDUCATIONAL GEOGRAPHICAL GAME:
62. Darton, W. & T. ‘WALKER’S TOUR THROUGH ENGLAND AND WALES, A NEW PASTIME’. Folding map of England and Wales with rules and explanations printed in double coumns down each side, published to accompany a set of ‘pyramids’ and ‘counters’ and a dice (accessories here not present), to proceed from starting point Maidstone in Kent via 118 possible stops to the final point London, by W. & T. Darton in London 1809 [24936] 50 x 44 cm (50 x 64 cm including the printed text columns). Re-laid on recent linen. Original outline colour. Occasional browning and soiling. £200
H24936EnglandTourDarton.jpg (101263 bytes)

FLAGS & EMBLEMS:
64. Anonymous. ‘BRITISH FLAGS’. Flag of the Royal Standard of England surrounded by thirteen other British Flags. Anonymous ca. 1810 [26365] Hand coloured copper engraving, 20 x 20 cm. £120
H26365FlagsAnon(2).jpg (77286 bytes)

FLAGS & EMBLEMS:
67. Anonymous. ‘FLAGS OF ALL NATIONS’. Fifty two different flags headed by the ‘United States’ and ‘Cuba’ flags. On the reverse is a superb collage of ‘THE FLAGS OF THE UNION’ including the original ‘Stars and Stripes’. George F. Cram ca. 1903 [26370] Full colour illustrations on front and verso of one page, 35 x 27 cm. £120
H26370FlagsCram.jpg (101469 bytes)

GEOGRAPHY / ASTRONOMY:
68. Hinton, J. ‘THE FIRST LECTURE IN THE SCIENCES OF GEOGRAPHY AND ASTRONOMY’. Teacher explains globes, spheres and astronomical diagrams to four students. Engraved for the Universal Magazine for J. Hinton 1748 [20111] 19 x 23 cm. Uncoloured. Excellent condition. £125
H20111GeographyHinton.jpg (101384 bytes)

(HAND-) KERCHIEF MAP BOER WAR:
68A. Anonymous. ‘THE ABSENT-MINDED BEGGAR’. Map of the South African Republic, the Orange Free State and Natal, printed in blue on large white handkerchief linen, with two portraits (of Lord Roberts and Queen Victoria), music by Arthur Sullivan and a patriotic poem by Rudyard Kipling. Published by The Daily Mail ca. 1899 [27427] 47 x 47 cm. Excellent condition. £125
Part of an appeal by The Daily Mail, this item was one of a large quantity of merchandise sold to raise money for soldiers fighting in the South African War and their families. The fund was the first charitable effort in Britain for a war.
H27427SAfricaSullivan.jpg (94576 bytes) 

(HAND-) KERCHIEF MAP EGYPT:
68B. Anonymous. ‘EGYPT. SOUVENIR - LONG MAY HE WAVE’. Small map of the Egypt, printed in colours on silk with an embroidered seaman waving a British and a French flag, the borders embellished with various flags and heraldic shields, all printed in colours. ca. 1900 [27428] 37 x 39 cm. The thin silk material needs flattening, otherwise in very good condition. £250
H27428EgyptKerchief.jpg (88918 bytes) 

(HAND-) KERCHIEF MAP EUROPE:
68C. Anonymous. [CENTRAL EUROPE]. Untitled map, of Central and Eastern Europe (excl. Spain), printed in black on handkerchief type beige linen with brown border. No place, probably UK, ca. 1910 [27429] 33 x 34 cm. Excellent condition. £75
H27429EuropeKerchief.jpg (119351 bytes) 

JIGSAW MAP PUZZLE:
69. Shurtleff, E. ‘MAP OF THE ISLES OF SHOALS, FORMERLY KNOWN AS SMITHS ILES’. Pictorial jigsaw puzzle map of the Isles of Shoals off the US East coast between Maine and New Hampshire, after a larger map designed and drawn by Elizabeth Shurtleff 1927. In original mailing box with mailing instructions, produced by Jig-Joy Greeting ca. 1930 [26841] 15 x 12 cm. Printed in full colours. Mailing box slightly worn and lid stained, unused mailing label faded, but the jigsaw map in excellent condition. £150
In addition to historical facts about the isles, the map features poems by Celia Thaxter.
H26841ShoalsShurtleff.jpg (102699 bytes)

MAGELLAN:
70. Bullart, I. ‘FERNAND MAGELLAN’. Half length portrait of Ferdinand Magellan, Portuguese navigator. From Isaac Bullart/Academie des Sciences et des Arts 1682 [22595] 17 x 13 cm, on folio text page with decorative initial I. £125
H22595MagellanBullart.jpg (102124 bytes)

MILITARY FORTIFICATIONS:
74. Steinberger, L. M. ‘TAB. VI. ARCHITECTURA MILITARIS ODER KRIEGS-BAU-KUNST’. Instructive chart showing numerous military instruments of warfare in attack and defence of fortifications. Engraved for Johann Huebner’s Reales Staats-Zeitungs- und Conversations-Lexicon by Leonhard Michael Steinberger ca. 1782 [24951] 18 x 22 cm. Uncoloured. Excellent condition. £120
H24951MilitarisSteinberger.jpg (102875 bytes)

MILITARY HISTORY - BAVARIA:
75. Seutter, M. ‘HISTORIA CIRCULI BAVARICI...’. Antique map of Bavaria in southern Germany, showing over 200 historical and military events from the year 424 up to 1744 with large decorative cartouche and allegorical figures. Separate double sheet with floral surrounds included, listing all events chronologically. Matthaeus Seutter in Augsburg ca. 1750 [23878] 55 x 48 cm and 58 x 49 cm resp. Full original colour, incl. cartouche. Excellent condition. The set of two sheets £350
H23878BavariaSeutter(1).jpg (100699 bytes)
H23878BavariaSeutter(2).jpg (101182 bytes)

ORTELIUS:
78. Bullart, I. ‘ABRAHAM ORTELIUS’. Head and shoulder portrait of Abraham Ortelius. From Isaac Bullart/Academie des Sciences et des Arts 1682 [22585] 17 x 13 cm, on folio text page with decorative initial J. Uncoloured. Excellent condition. £125
H22585OrteliusBollart.jpg (92997 bytes)

PARTITION OF POLAND:
78A. Sayer, R. ‘THE TROELFTH CAKE or LE GATEAU DES ROIS’. Also The Twelfth Cake or Royal Cake. This is a French allegory and satire of the first partition of Poland: Four Monarchs inspecting a large map of Poland, inscribed ‘Poland in 1772’, spread out. Catherine II of Russia is seated and is pointing to the part of South Poland nearest the Russian frontier. Stanislaus II of Poland stands, with his left hand on the map and clutching at his crown which is slipping from his head. Opposite Catherine stands Frederick II of Prussia, his sword resting on the map near Dantzik. George III with his back to Stanislaus is facing Frederick. Robert Sayer, London ca. 1773 [27401] 26 x 16 cm. Uncoloured etching, trimmed to borders on all sides, some staining and surface erasions, otherwise good condition. £150
Several variants of this drawing are known. It gained notoriety at the time and was banned in several European countries.
H27401PolandLeMire.jpg (90085 bytes)

SOLAR SYSTEM:
79. Doppelmayer, J. G. / Homann, J. B. ‘THEORIA PLANETARUM PRIMARIORUM’. Chart of the movements of the planets shown on two large, two medium and 5 smaller circular diagrams. Four large tables of explanations. After Johann Gabriel Doppelmayer published by Johann Baptist Homann ca. 1720 [21940] 48 x 57 cm. Full original colour. Excellent condition. £225
H21940SolarHomann.jpg (100431 bytes)

SPHERES and GLOBES:
80. De Fer, N. ‘LA SPHERE ARTIFICIELLE...’. One armillary sphere and two globes (celestial and terrestrial) on one sheet. Nicolas de Fer 1717 [19970] 23 x 33 cm. Three narrow margins. Short tear into left image closed. Full hand colour.  £175
H19970SpheresDeFer(col).jpg (97939 bytes)

TITLE PAGE:
82. Levasseur, V. ‘ATLAS NATIONAL ILLUSTRÉ DES 86 DÉPARTEMENTS ET DES POSSESSIONS DE LA FRANCE’. Highly decorative title page (only) to Levasseur’s Atlas National, published in Paris by A. Combette 1852 [25977] 28 x 41 cm. Uncoloured. Excellent condition. £60
H25977NationalLevasseur.jpg (103197 bytes)

GARWOOD & VOIGT

Phone: 01732 460025 / international: +44 1732 460025
GV@garwood-voigt.com

<Back to  Homepage       <Back to  Catalogues