5613 - 5827 PRINTS - FOREIGN TOPOGRAPHY. MAPS, PLANS, VIEWS
- Closed tear near upper end of middle fold; sm. closed tear at lower end of middle fold; former horizontal fold; yellowed/ age-toned.
= Decorative map with i.a. the cities of Orange and Avignon, and the Mont Ventoux.
- Closed tear (±13 cm.) at lower right; sl. soiled/ a few sm. (brown/ grey) stains. = Very decorative map.
- Soiled/ sl. browned stain in sea area; two sl. browned (and repaired) sm. holes; partly yellowed along middle fold.
= Very decorative map.
- Soiled along joint of the two leaves; soiled/ creased/ frayed in image in right margin; closed tear into image in right margin (±7 cm.); outer blank margins partly sl. creased
- All plates (sl.) foxed, mostly in blank margins only. Corners and spine-ends worn/ dam.
= Rare series of fine views of Paris at its most romantic (and dilapidated), before the transformation by Haussmann.
- Doubled w. contemp. paper; yellowed/ sl. soiled.
= Rare. F.M. 2912; Atlas van Stolk 2938. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXIII.
- Vague vertical fold.
= Not in F.M. Rare print commemorating the return of Jacques Necker, and showing in 5 small inset views the events that took place after Necker's dismissal by Louis XVI (i.a. the storming of the Bastille and the parading of the heads of the decapitated).
AND 24 steelengr. maps, from V. LEVAISSEUR, Atlas National Illustré des 86 Départements et des Possessions de la France (Paris, ±1850), the maps within a broad pict. and dec. border after R. BONHEUR, 29x41,5 cm.
- All lvs. w. owner's stamp in lower left blank corner; one map (Haute Marne) nicely handcol. but also sl. browned; one leaf w. closed tear; four lvs. w. later catchpenny print mounted on verso; the lvs. otherwise occas. sl. yellowed/ sl. foxed, mainly in blank margins.
- Washed and sl. rubbed copy, w. professional restorations; trimmed inside the borderline w. sl. loss of image and touching the lines of the text below.
= Rare view. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXII.
- Lower third of middle fold split; partly trifle/ sl. yellowed.
- Some (vague) offsetting, otherwise fine.
"Carte Generale de' Paesi Bassi. Quarto foglio che comprende parte del Ducato di Gheldria (..) Brabant Olandese (...) Vescovato di Liegi". Engr. map w. handcol. borders and cartouche, 33x48 cm., Rome, Calcografia Camerale, 1795.
= Also (mainly) showing the Duchy of Cleves and Ravenstein and surroundings.
ADDED 3 other, smaller engr. maps: "Chorographie du Cercle de Westphalie" and 2 maps showing the course of the Rhine.
- Doubled w. contemp. paper; waterstain at top and bottom of middle fold, sl. affecting the image at bottom; sm. tear at lower end of middle fold; trifle fingersoiled.
= Nice hydrographic map, the colours indicating the drainage basins of Germany's main rivers such as the Rhine, Danube, Elbe and Oder.
- Folds as published, w. a few sm. (closed) tears; part of lower right corner of leaf backed/ strengthened w. paper; upper right blank corner and portion of upper blank margin restored, w. sl. loss of title; a few sm. vague stains in image.
= Impressive map covering the area from the Netherlands and France (partly) in the West to Poland and Serbia in the East.
= Van den Broecke 93.
- (Sl.) browned/ foxed; some thin spots, occas. neatly strengthened on verso; sm. tear in left blank margin.
- Sm. hole in blank lower margin of righthand leaf of panorama; tear and waterstain in image of the "Fasanen Garten".
= Impressive engravings. Consisting of i.a. 1. Engr. panorama by J.A. CORVINUS on two separate leaves, total size 33,8x108,7 cm.; 2. Engr. view of the chateau by G.D. NESSENTHALER on 2 leaves, total size 34x103 cm.; 3. Engr. view by of the "steinernen Stiegen" leading to the "Orangerie" and the "Comunications Bogen"; 4. Engr. view by J.A. CORVINUS of the "Herzoglichen Hoff-Kapelle", 34,5x46 cm.; 5. Engr. view by J.A. CORVINUS of the "Favoritten im Fasanen Garten", 37x50 cm. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXX.
- All lvs. waterst. and (trifle) foxed in margins; title-leaf frayed along extremities. = Rare.
- Repaired tears and sm. closed holes in and near title-cartouche; some yellowing (occas. sl. browning) and soiling.
= Not in Dekker. The dating of the globe according to the geographical information shown in the USA area, with "National Park" present (Yellowstone, est. 1872), the area of Oklahoma still "Indian Territory" (till 1889) and the territory of Dakota still undivided (also till 1889). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXV.