5828 - 6139 PRINTS - DUTCH TOPOGRAPHY. MAPS, PLANS, VIEWS
- The map cards w. a few small imperfections.
= The maps could apparently be collected, judging from the "Prijscourant (uittreksel)" on verso of each: "NB. Wie een volledige serie (...) van deze kaartjes franco bij ons inlevert ontvangt ze weer terug, gratis voorzien van een mooi taschje ter bewaring."
AND 8 lithogr. province maps from the series "Nederlandsche Reiskaarten" by J. KUIJPER, incl. 1 duplicate (but diff. ed.), of Friesland, Groningen, Drenthe, Overijssel, Noord-Holland, Noordbrabant and Limburg (2x) (Leeuw., H. Suringar, mainly ±1890, all printed in a few colours and w. handcol. borders, folded and mounted in orig. red cl. wr. w. yellow title-piece, narrow 8vo. Some imperfections, i.a. tears along folds).
- Mounted; browned and foxed. = Van der Heijden 23, Guicciardini Illustratus Nederlanden-2.
AND 2 others, i.a. "Die dritte Tafel des Rheinstroms inhaltend das Nider Teutschlandt" (woodcut map, from S. MÜNSTER, Cosmographei, ±1570).
- All mounted and under passepartout.
- Apparently fine (not examined outside frame).
= Guicciardini Illustratus Nederlanden-6; Van der Heijden 70, 2nd state (of 2). The first state published in Guicciardini; this version, without the compass rose and ship, from COMMELIN, Wilhelm en Maurits van Nassau (Amst., 1651).
- Crease/ fold in lower left corner of image; waterstain in lower blank margin, affecting border of image; a few specks/ sm. stains in image.
= Van der Heijden 52 ("Accurate to every detail the map is a copy of Mercator's map of the Netherlands"). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXVIII.
- Vague rubbed spot in title-cartouche, with the word "aliquot" traced/ strengthened w. black pen.
= Van der Heijden 30, 2nd state (with the coast of Friesland and Groningen, cut off in Mercator's editions, completed by Jodocus Hondius, extending it across the border). Latin text on verso.
- Lower third of middle fold closed tear; sl. yellowed and w. a few sl. darker spots.
= Van der Heijden/ Blonk 58, 3rd state (of 5).
- (Sl.) browned/ foxed; tipped under passepartout; upper outer corners and upper centre of verso w. pieces of Japanese paper.
= Van der Krogt/ Koeman I, 3000:1C; Van der Heijden 92, the 2nd state (of 4), with the ornamental borders of the 1st state masked, from a German edition of the Mercator-Hondius Atlas, published in 1633 or 1636.
- Waterstained in blank margins; sl. dustsoiled
= Van der Heijden 270, 3rd state, but with D.A. Hauer instead of H. Hauer as engraver in lower right corner. Engr. French title above map: "Carte des XVII Provinces ou de l'Allemagne Inferieure".
AND 5 others of the Netherlands, i.a. "Partie Septentrionale des Pays Bas" (Paris, Lattré, ±1760) and "Carte des Provinces Unies des Pays Bas" (handcol., by G. DE L'ISLE, Amst., Covens/ Mortier, ±1730. Washed and neatly doubled).
- A few (closed) tears in blank margins. = Van der Heijden 82, 1st edition of 1st state (of 2).
AND a sl. smaller engr. map w. large cartouche: "Carte Ancienne des Pays Bas et des Environs du Temps des Romains" (by P.P. CHOFFARD, 1756).
= Van der Heijden 209.
AND 5 (smaller) others of the Netherlands, all but one handcol. and nicely (unif.) framed, 1x w. handcol. borders, i.a. "XVII Provinciae Belgii" (publ. J.C. Weigel, 1717), "Germanie Inferieure. Les Dix Sept Provinces Pays-Bas" (publ. Z. Chatelain, before 1752), "Pays-Bas, Provinces-Unies, Westphalie" (by G. ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, 1778) and "The Batavian Republic" (late 18th cent.).
- Two sm. stains outside the coast; vague waterstain in upper right corner.
= Van der Heijden/ Blonk 71, 1st state of 5.
= Van der Heijden 43.
AND 2 other handcol. engr. maps of the Netherlands (XVII Provinces), 18th cent., similar sizes, nicely framed.
- Professionally remargined at left and right, and w. a few strengthened thin spots in image (only visible on verso).
= Blonk-van der Wijst 20, state 3a ("linkerbovenhoek nog aanwezig, twee scheuren in de plaat" and numb. "36").
- Sl. yellowed. = Van der Heijden/ Blonk 62, 4th state of 4.
- Left margin waterstained and partly repaired w. strip of paper, covering a narrow strip of image (only Belgian territory); the left half/ left sheet w. large closed tear and the right sheet w. sm. closed marginal tear; 2 sm. waterstains in image. The sheets joined in such way that the blank margins are still visible.
= Van der Heijden, Franse Tijd, 45, listing only two states published by Artaria et Co., dated resp. 1806 and 1808.
- Most maps have offsetting of opposite maps and are sl. yellowed; some lower blank corners of first few sheets torn off; owner's stamp on upper pastedown. Corners and spine-ends trifle rubbed.
= Extremely rare map of Holland and Utrecht, originally drawn and published by J.A. COLOM, first published in 1639, a second edition in 1647 and possibly a third in 1661. After Colom's death Frederik de Wit acquired the copperplates and published a somewhat altered edition of the map. This is the first of two states of the map. The first state of the 1681 edition contains the fiery column (J.A. Colom's logo) over the title-cartouche, and the cities Heusden and Naarden are shown in an unexpanded state. In the second state Colom's logo has been removed and both Heusden and Naarden are shown with latest alterations and additions. Only three copies of the present edition listed in Sijmons/ Van Eeghen, Jacob Aertsz Colom's Kaart van Holland (only one of which in the Netherlands, in University Library of Leyden University). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXIX.
- Sl. browned/ soiled; one sm. closed cut and one sm. closed hole (w. some ms. addition); attached to passepartout w. paper strips.
= Van den Broecke 58; Van der Heijden 14.
- Sl. age-toned.
= Modelled after Ortelius' map of the Netherlands in his Theatrum of 1570. Guicciardini Illustratus Nederlanden-3; Van der Heijden 24.
- Vaguely waterstained in upper margin (sl. affecting printed area) and lower blank margin.
- Folded several times; frayed and a few tears on old folds (in image); mouldy in margins.
= Koeman I, AL 16, 371-372; Van der Heijden/ Blonk 28, 4th state.
AND 2 others, i.a. "Kaart van het Koningrijk der Nederlanden. Aantoonende de wijze waarop en de plaatsen waarheen op 1e Januarij 1857 briefpakketten worden verzonden (...)" (lithogr. map by S. GILLE HERINGA, publ. Middelb., J.C. and W. Altdorfer, 1857. Folded 4 times; with contemp. additions in red pencil).