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Paris: Jacques Nicolas Bellin, 1764. Map. Copper plate engraving with hand outline. Image measures 8.5" x 6.75". Nice map of the northernmost portion of the Golf of Bothnia, which separates Sweden and Finland. Minor aging along edges. Jacques Nicolas Bellin (1703-1772), was the official hydrographer to the French king and the first person to hold the title of "Ingénieur de la Marine of the Depot des cartes et plans de la Marine" (chief engineer of the French Hydrographical Office).
Paris: Chez Hedborn. Beautiful accordion style large fold out lithograph, over-all size 11 1/2"x 85"; 2" tear along first fold. Abrasion on title affecting several words. Includes 16 pages of text. Folio, cloth-backed printed boards, soiled. Nice map of Stockholm on the back of the binding. Stockholm: Chez Hedbom, 1830. Carl Johan Billmark (1804-1870) was a Swedish painter and lithographer.
2 maps, 3 plates, title vignette, 5 text illus., 7 head-pieces, engraved initials. , 190. pp. 12mo, early 3/4 calf, paper label; (lacks 2 maps including folding map; browning to text, binding lightly rubbed, p. 187 dampstained). Stockholm: J.H. Werner, 1702. "An account of the first permanent settlement in the entire Delaware River Valley...made at what is now Wilmington, Delaware, in 1638, and of its later capture by the Dutch in 1655. There is a chapter on the status of...
London: : G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1790. Together with The Manners and Customs of its Inhabitants, the Present State of the Arts and Sciences in that Kingdom, and the Form of Government as Established in 1772. 410pp., 8vo, contemporary calf (rubbed; covers reattached; light foxing throughout). London: G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1790. Internally a very nice clean copy.
Stockholm: Swedish Traffic Association, 1938. Illustrated (b/w), two fold out maps. 245 pages. 8vo., grey cloth, corners bumped and worn. Stockholm: Swedish Traffic Association, (1938). A nice association piece, signed book "Marc Connelly" on flyleaf, with invitation card to speak at the June 1946 meeting of the Swedish P.E.N. club. A very good copy. American Pulitzer prize winning playwright.
London: William Faden, 1801. Map. Engraving with hand coloring. Image measures 24"x15 1/4". This scarce sea chart of the strait between Denmark and Sweden covers the Öresund between the island of Zealand or Sealand and the southern tip of Sweden. The chart notes numerous depth soundings in fathoms as well as coastal features, anchorages, lighthouses, navigational hazards, towns, important roads and other information useful to a mariner. Important cities of Copenhagen, Malmo and Landscrona are identified with important buildings and...