Please find some selected reference literature on old and rare maps, views and decorative prints as well as books on cartographers, artists, publishers and more :

Text René Lehmann / Fotografie Philippe Valentin Senn
Self published: Lehmanns Colonialwaren, 1. Edition 2010.

Hardcover, 120 pages with more than 200 illustrations most of them in colour, 30,2 x 21,6 cm. Language: German and English.

€ 50,-

Kunstantiquariat Monika Schmidt
Augsburger Vedutenstecher und -verleger.
Exhibition catalogue, Schloss Haimhausen, 1982.

Softcover, 66 pages with numerous illustrations, 21 x 28,5 cm. Language: German.

€ 15,-

Diefenbacher/Heinz/Bach/Bach-Damaskinos (Hrsg.)
"auserlesene und allerneueste Landkarten".
Der Verlag Homann in Nürnberg 1702-1848.
Stadtarchiv Nürnberg. Stadtmuseum Fembohaus. Nürnberg 2002.

Hardcover, 275 pages with 107 illustrations (mostly in colour), 23 x 24 cm. Exihibition catalogue of the municipal archive in Nurenbreg No. 14. Language: German.

 € 35,-

Wilfrid Blunt (Autor) und William T. Stearn (Herausgeber)
The Art of Botanical Illustration. New Edition revised and enlarged.
Antique Collectors Club Ltd. in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Gardens, 1994.

Hardcover, 368 pages with numerous illustrations, 27,4 x 21,8 cm. Cloth binding plus original decorative dust jacket. Language: English.


Staatsbibliothek Berlin
Die Welt in Händen. Globus und Karte als Modell von Erde und Raum.
Ausstellungskatalog bearbeitet von Lothar Zögner, Nov. 1989 - Jan. 1990.
Staatsbibliothek Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, 1989.

Softcover, 148 pages with 121 illustrations and 24 plates, 27 x 23 cm. Language: German

€ 15,-

John Goss
Alte Städte. Karten und Ansichten.
Kommentiert und mit einer Einleitung versehen von John Goss.
Paul Neff Verlag KG, Wien, 1991.

Hardcover, 128 pages with 60 (double-page) colour plates, 39 x 29 cm. Cloth binding plus original decorative dust jacket. Language: German.

€ 10,-

Bayerische Staatsbibliothek
Die Karte als Kunstwerk. Dekorative Landkarten aus Mittelalter und Neuzeit.
Ausstellungskatalog bearbeitet von Traudl Seifert, Sept.-Nov. 1979.
Verlag Dr. Alfons Uhl, Unterschneidheim, 1979.

Softcover, 160 pages with numerous illustrations (b/w), 35 x 25,5 cm. Cover with slight traces of usage, altogether in good condition. Language: German.

€ 10,-

Lutz Walter (Hrsg.)
Japan. A Cartographic Vision. European Printed Maps from the Early 16th to the 19th Century. Munich Prestel-Verlag 1994.

Softcover, 232 pages with 140 colour plates and 82 illustrations (b/w), 31 x 24 cm. Language: German and English.

€ 30,-

Glen McLaughlin with Nancy H. Mayo
The Mapping of California as an Island: An Illustrated Checklist.
The California Map Society, 1995. Occasional paper No 5. First edition.

Softcover, 134 pages with numerous illustrations. Language: English.

€ 48,-

M.P.R. van den Broecke
Ortelius Atlas Maps. An illustrated Guide.
Westrenen, HES Publishers BV, Utrecht, 1996.

Hardcover, 308 pages with 234 maps (illustrated and described in detail) plus geographical- and title index, 24,5 x 13,5 cm. Language: English.

€ 40,-

M.van den Broecke, P. van der Krogt und P. Meurer (Hrsg.)

Abraham Ortelius and the First Atlas. Essays Commemorating the Quadricentennial of his Death. 1598-1998. With an Introduction by Leon Voet, Honorary Curator of the Plantin Moretus Museum in Antwerp.
Utrecht, HES Publishers, 1998.

Hardcover, 431 pages with numerous illustrations, original cover, 30,5 x 24,5 cm. Language: English.

€ 45,-

R.V. Tooley
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers
Compiled by Ronald Vere Tooley. With a preface by Helen Wallis.
Map Collector Publications Limited, Tring, Hertfordshire, England, 1979.

Hardcover, 696 pages with 91 illustrations, cloth binding plus original decorative dust jacket, 26,2 x 18,2 cm. Language: English.


R.V. Tooley (editor)
The Map Collector
Quarterly journal since 1978
Map Collector Publications Limited, Tring, Hertfordshire, England, 1978 - 1996.

Magazine for map collectors, each issue with c. 70 pages. Language: English.

The following issues are available:

Nr. 19, Nr. 21, Nr. 22, Nr. 24, Nr. 33, Nr. 35, Nr.37, Nr. 38, Nr. 39, Nr. 50, Nr. 51, Nr. 52, Nr. 54, Nr. 55,
Nr. 56, Nr. 57, Nr. 59, Nr. 64, Nr. 66, Nr. 70, Nr. 72, Nr. 73

Each   € 15,-