6196 - 6463 PRINTS - DUTCH TOPOGRAPHY. MAPS, PLANS, VIEWS
- Paper brittle (w. a few tiny tears) in the green areas; middle fold strengthened in blank margins; a few sm. closed tears in lower blank margin.
= Very rare map, orientated West at the top, from the second edition of De Jode's Speculum. Van der Krogt/ Koeman IIIB, 3100:32, the 2nd state (of 2) with the privilege. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXLVIII.
- Yellowed/ age-toned. = Van den Broecke 66; Van der Krogt/ Koeman 3100:31B.
ADDED: "Ducatus Limburg" (handcol. engr. map, Amst., H. Hondius, 1636).
- Middle fold split at lower end ±4 cm. into image; occas. sl. (finger)soiled. Apparently not laid down.
= Van den Broecke 66; Van der Krogt/ Koeman 3100:31B.
- Trifle yellowed/ waterstained in blank margins. = Guicciardini Illustratus 4.1.
ADDED: "Limburgi Ducatus et Comitatus Valckenburgi Nova Descriptio". Contemp. handcol. engr. map by N. VISSCHER, 2 fine cartouches in Romeyn de Hooghe style, 46x55,5 cm., (Amst.), 1698.
- Sl. yellowed. = Guicciardini Illustratus 4.2 (with numb. "1" in lower right corner).
- Three expertly restored small holes in centre of image, w. minor ms. addition and visible only on close examination. Otherwise a fine copy.
AND 8 other, smaller/ miniature engr. maps, mainly of Brabant, late 16th/ first half 17th cent., i.a. "Brabantiae Ducatus", "Comitatus Flandriae Nova Tabula" and "Mechlinia Dominium Nova et accurata descriptio" (all by P. KAERIUS, from the Atlas Minor, Janssonius, ±1650).
- Yellowed/ sl. browned.
= Very rare and charming map, also published in the atlas Itinerarium Orbis Christiani of ±1580. The present copy printed as double-p. map w. ample margins in a quarto size atlas.
- Two small (closed) tears in left blank margin, sl. affecting image.
= Formerly published by N. Visscher, his address still in the plate.
AND 2 others: "Brabantiae Ducatus cum adjacentibus Provinciis" (contemp. handcol. engr. map, Augsb., M. Seutter, ±1750) and "Delineation geographique. Tant de lancien que Du moderne. Brabant (...)" (engr. map w. cartouche, ±1640).
- Lacks the final 2 lvs. (p.25-27,(1)); pagination skipping p.5-8 as always; two plates loose; a few sm. waterstains in inner blank margin; last leaf (textleaf) yellowed.
= The plates all on large paper.
- Waterstained in upper blank margin, sl. affecting image; sm. closed tear at lower blank end of middle fold.
= Shows i.a. Eindhoven, Helmond, Weert, Venlo and Roermond.
AND 22 others on 19 sheets, mainly of parts of the Dutch part of Brabant, German/ French publications, late 18th/ early 19th cent. (handcol.) engr., i.a. 8 sheets from the Carte chorographique de la Belgique en 69 feuilles, dressée d'après celle de Ferraris (of which 4 sheets joined and handcol., showing i.a. Breda and Eindhoven), 9 sheets from F.J.J. VON REILLY, Schauplatz der fünf Theile der Welt (1791; the engr. title and nos. 653, 657, 658 and 660-664) and "Special Charte der Provinz Süd-Holland, Geldern und der Brabandischen Generalitaets Lande" (Nürnb., E. Weigel, early 19th cent.).
- Sl. yellowed along horizontal fold; sm. closed tear at intersection of the two folds.
"Accuratissima Ditionis Sylvae-Ducensis Tabula." Contemp. handcol. engr. map w. 2 cartouches, 42,5x53,5 cm., Amst., H. Hondius, 1638.
- Browned (due to former passepartout); some (strengthened) thin spots; wormholes at bottom centre, sl. affecting image.
= Van der Krogt/ Koeman I, 3132:1.
AND 4 others, i.a. "Brabantiae Ducatus S.R. Imperii Marchionatus Mechliniaeque Dominii Nova Tabula (...)" (engr. map w. handcol. borders, Amst., J. Covens & C. Mortier, ±1730) and "Carte Particuliere d'une Partie du Brabant Hollandois, du Gueldre et de Cleves (...)" (engr. map, Amst., Covens & Mortier, ±1750).
- Lower blank margin remargined.
= Possibly from a deluxe edition of the Nouvel Atlas or Nouveau theatre du monde.
AND 4 others of Brabant, 17th/ 18th cent., 2x handcol.
- Neatly split at both ends of middle fold, the split running into border; outer blank margins sl. soiled/ frayed.
= From the Galérie Agréable du Monde, of which only 100 copies were printed. Van der Krogt/ Koeman IV-A1, 16:02. SEE ILUSTRATION PLATE CXLIX.
"Carte du Brabant (...)." Eleven engr. maps by ROBERT DE VAUGONDY, all w. handcol. borders and towns, consisting of a "Carte Generale du Duché de Brabant" and 10 regional maps, 16x16 cm. (general map)/ 16x19,5 cm., the regional maps numb. "I" through "X", from Atlas Portatif Universel, 1748.
- The largest part still bound together.
= I.a. "Brabante" (w. i.a. circular allegorial vignette and circular bird's eye view), "Brabante" (map), "Bergopzom" (bird's eye profile and plan on one sheet), "Breda Assediata Nel 1624" (map/ fortification plan), and several fortification plans (some together on one sheet) of i.a. Breda, Den Bosch, Grave, Heusden, Crevecoeur and Willemstad.
= Etched on occasion of the 900th anniversary of the duchy of Brabant in 2006.
AND 1 other by the same, supplied in 3 copies: the copperplate and 2 printed copies of the etching "De Landmeter" (6,7x19,4 cm., the printed copies signed, titled, "10/75"/ "11/75" and "Map Fair 2008" in pencil.
- Sl. creased along middle fold; trifle soiled/ stained in blank margins.
= Verso w. "Die dritt Lande Tafel (...)" within dec. woodcut border, signature mark "x" below.
"A Mappe of the Lowe Countries". Engr. map by R. VAUGHAN, 21x29,5 cm., without address, ±1650 (trifle foxed). - AND a textleaf from S. MÜNSTER, Cosmographei, containing i.a. a woodcut map of Brabant (from an Italian ed.).
- Yellowed; upper and lower blank margin frayed.
= A different (earlier?) version by the same exists, with the title-cartouche in lower right corner. That copy shows the city of Mons in the left corner, the present copy has room for Liège and surroundings in the right corner.
"Le Brabant Ou la Campagne du Roy de 1746". Engr. map w. handcol. borders and cities, 62,5x49 cm., Paris, Le Rouge, ±1750 (fine).
- Formerly folded twice; sm. light brown stain in image.
= Abraham Allard was probably a brother of Carel, whose name features on other copies of this map. Interestingly, this map also exists with the title "Ducatus Brabantiae, divisae in Hispanicam et Batavam (...) ditiones (...)". The present copy, dividing the southern Netherlands into an Austrian and a Dutch part instead of a Spanish and a Dutch part, must be a revised edition of the other version and published after the Treaty of Utrecht in 1713, and seems to be very rare. Not recorded by Koeman.
AND a copy of the 'Spanish' version: "Ducatus Brabantiae, divisae in Hispanicam et Batavam (...)" (contemp. handcol., w. the address of Carel Allard, ±1700. Browned/ sl. stained).
- The first map w. two sm. stains in lower blank margin; the 2nd map w. a few sm. brown stains in image.
= The general title in the cartouche, and both sheets w. "Partie Septentrionale(/ Meridionale) du Duché de Brabant" at bottom(/ top) centre.
- Both w. waterstain at lower centre, affecting ±5x15 cm. of each image.
= The general title in the cartouche, and both sheets w. "Partie Septentrionale(/ Meridionale) du Duché de Brabant" and the address of Dezauche ("Successeur des S.rs De l'Isle et Phil. Buache") at bottom(/ top).
- Both trifle browned along joint.
= The northern part only with the address of Jaillot; both parts with the date 1696 erased. The title-cartouche w. "Le Duché de Brabant qui comprend les Quartiers de Louvain; Brusselles; Anvers et Bosleduc (...)".
WITH: "Table Alphabetique des Noms de Villes, Villages, &c. (...) de la Partie Septentrionale(/ Meridionale) (...)" (2 large engr. tables, numb. "26"/ "27").