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For full descriptions of each lot please contact the auctioneers

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Lot 415
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135 Edinburgh -Ainslie, John. 
To the Right Honourable the Lord Provost... this plan of the Old and New Topen of Edinburgh and the proposed Docks is most humbly inscribed. [Edinburgh]: John Ainslie, June 20th 1804. 1135 x 800mm., large folding engraved plan, with slipcase.
A rare and important plan of Edinburgh by the leading British surveyor of the period.
£600-800
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Lot 256
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256 Greenwood, Christopher. Map of London, from an actual Survey made in the years 1824, 1825 & 1826. London: [1827]. 1245 x 1850mm., large engraved map on 6 sheets, joined & dissected, backed on linen. Framed & glazed.
£3,000-4,000
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Lot 349
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349 Celestial Chart - [Cellarius, A.] Hemisphaerii borealis coeli et Sphaeri cascenographia. [Amsterdam: 1660.] 430 x 500mm., double-page engraved chart in fine contemporary hand colour.
Decorative celestial chart from the rare first edition of Cellarius's Atlas Coelestis.
£3,000-4,000
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Lot 375
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375 Ptolemaeus, Claudius.
Cosmograsphia (translated by Jacobus Angelus; edited by Nicolaus Germanus; with Johann Reger: Registrum...) Ulm: Johann Reger, for Justus Albanus, 21 July 1486.
Second illustrated edition, reprined from the first Ulm edition of 1482.
£60,000-80,000
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Lot 376
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376 Janssonius, Joannes.
Atlantis majoris quinta parts, Orbem maritinum [Novus Atlas, volume 5].  Amsterdam: Joannes Janssonius, 1650.
"The first sea atlas (in the real sense of the word) printed in the Netherlands" (Koeman).
£20,000-25,000
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Lot 385
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385 Blaeu, Johannes.
Nuevo atlas, o theatro del mondo [Atlas Major] Amsterdam: [1648-72].
The rarest edition of the Blaeu "Atlas Major" series
£80,000-100,000

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