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The International Mapsellers Association Nederlandsche Vereeniging van Antiquaren

Antique Maps

Leen Helmink
International League of Antiquarian Booksellers The International Map Collectors' Society


About us




Company

We are renowned international antiquarian dealers in early cartographic material, including fine antique maps of all parts of the world by all the great cartographers of the Renaissance, like Martin Waldseemüller, Sebastian Münster, Abraham Ortelius, Gerard and Cornelis de Jode, Gerard Mercator, Jodocus Hondius, Willem and Johan Blaeu, et cetera. Our aim is to trade high quality material for a fair price.

We are members of the International Map Collector's Society (ImCos) and of the International Antiquarian Mapsellers Association (IAMA). We exhibit at all major map fairs. Our company was established in the previous century (1999).


Guarantee

We do not sell reproductions. All items offered are genuine and original antiques guaranteed to have been printed at or near the given date, mostly 16th and 17th century. Certificates of authenticity can be provided of individual items.


Quality

The maps are in good condition, many of them in beautiful original hand colour. High(er) resolution scans of all items are emailed on request. Items may be always be returned for a full refund if they do not meet up to expectation, see also our Terms and Conditions.


We buy too !

We are always interested in purchasing individual items as well as complete collections of early maps, atlases and globes. We pay the best prices without delay. All enquiries will be treated in strict confidence.


Search Services

We gladly try to find specific maps or books for you, free of obligations. Do not hesitate to give us insight in your wishlists, for rare items it may well mean the difference between finding or never finding an item.


Contact us

You can find us at the important map fairs (Miami, London, Brussels, Paris, Breda, Mechelen). We are based in the Netherlands, the country of Ortelius, Mercator, Hondius, Blaeu, Janssonius, et cetera. You are always welcome to visit us in Holland, but we have no shop so please contact us in advance for an appointment.

Be aware that the website catalogue represent only part of our stock, so please do not hesitate to inquire about your areas or themes of interest, or to subscribe to our regular email updates and free catalogues.


Antique Maps Selected Highlights
Antique Maps of the World
Antique Maps of Asia
Antique Maps of America
Antique Maps of Africa
Antique Maps of Australia
Antique Maps of Europe
VOC Secret Atlas Charts



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The International Mapsellers Association Nederlandsche Vereeniging van Antiquaren

Antique Maps

Leen Helmink
International League of Antiquarian Booksellers The International Map Collectors' Society


But thou at home without or tyde or gale
Canst in thy Map securely saile
Seeing those painted Countries...
And from thy Compass taking small advice,
Buy'st Travell at the lowest price.

Robert Herrich, England, 1628