5701 - 5870 FINE ARTS - DUTCH TOPOGRAPHY. MAPS, PLANS and VIEWS
- Both lower corners neatly and almost invisibly restored, w. ms. addition of border; otherwise fine. Not examined outside frame.
= Hameleers 110, 1st state (of 4); D'Ailly 271. Very decorative plan. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLIII.
- Tipped onto mount in left margin.
= Nice fireworks print showing the floating temple construction near the Kloveniersdoelen for the fireworks that were ignited on occasion of the visit of Czar Peter and his Russian legation to Amsterdam. F.M. 2984; Atlas v. Stolk 2962; Hollstein 1. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLIII.
- Browned; sm. tear in lower right and lower left corner affecting the image; cut short in upper left corner; tiny hole in lower left corner.
= Rare. Van der Krogt/ Koeman IVa, 17:11; d'Ailly 236. From G. Leti, Teatro Belgico. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLIV.
- Needs restoring: browned; several holes and several dam. and/ or rubbed spots in engr. borders and in central plan (due to nibbling by rodents); doubled and under passepartout; sm. lacking portion in right border added in manuscript.
= Very rare, second state of this decorative plan, with a small canal between the Brouwersgracht and the Lijnbaansgracht added, and with the bastions and city wall of the fourth city extension indicated up to the IJ. State before a scale bar at top right (called for by D'Ailly but no copy known). The old City Hall and three newly built public works (Hendrik de Keyser's stock exchange, the "Oost-Indische Huys" and the "West-Indische Huys") are shown in the corners. Hameleers 1, 24, second state (only 7 copies known); D'Ailly 114.
- Fine copy, nice (modern) colouring.
= Hameleers I, 7; Van der Krogt/ Koeman IV-2/1, 107 (1st state of 2 before the privilege); D'Ailly 38-40.
= Hameleers 93, 3rd ed.; D'Ailly 232.
"Amstelodamum. Amsterdam." Etched plan w. ships and 2 coats of arms by G. BODENEHR, engr. text at left and right, together 15x27 cm., ±1725.
= Hameleers 101, 2nd ed.; D'Ailly 231.
ADDED: a woodcut bird's eye plan of Haarlem from S. MÜNSTER (±1580) and a plan of the Brittenburg from P. BERTIUS (1619).
- Folded in four and w. some false folds/ creases; trifle foxed.
= Hameleers 152, 2nd state (of 7), from the same year as the first.
- Restored copy w. num. sm. closed tears in blank margins and restored missing parts in lower blank margin (eliminating Otten Husly's name and affecting the border in that corner); sl. soiled; trifle foxed.
= Shows the parcellation of the grounds between the Singel and Herengracht, between the Blauwburgwal and Gasthuismolensteeg. The Jan Rodenpoortstoren drawn in bird's eye perspective, the stables nicely indicated with (prancing) horses. Hofman, Amsterdam Burgerwijkkaarten, p.72 (wijk 30, b2, 1758-1759); d'Ailly 54.
- Yellowed; repaired spot in lower right corner.
= Impressive and decorative view. The engraving was renewed in about 1769, shortly after the rebuilding in stone of the original wooden corn exchange. Coll. De Vries 292.
- Trimmed to ±1 cm. below te caption, eliminating the address; sl. yellowed/ foxed.
= Cat. R.W.P.de Vries 1833. Rare.
AND 2 others, i.a. a handcol. engr. view of the "Nieuwe Koornbeurs, in 1786". - ADDED 2 others.
- Two browned spots in upper corners. = From Beschryvinge van Amsterdam.
AND 4 others, i.a. a handcol. etched bird's eye view of the siege of Diemer Dick.
- Originally printed on 4 loose sheets (according to D' Ailly), this copy cut in 32 parts each mounted on a (limp) board card of ±10,5x7,5 cm.; foxed; left edge of one central segment sl. chipped.
= D'Ailly 243. Very rare and nice profile, and impressive due to its dimensions. Partly just visible behind the upper frame-strip are identifications in pen and ink of the various locations/ buildings.
- A few sheets yellowed; some sheets w. small marginal defects, occas. repaired w. sellotape; printed areas not affected.
= No. 3 Buurt A [w. i.a. part of Rokin and Oudezijds Voorburgwal]; No.4 Buurt B [i.a. corner Rokin and Binnen Amstel, several prominent buildings]; No.6 Buurt D [i.a. Munttoren]; No.8 Buurt F [i.a. Spui and Spuistraat]; No.9 Buurt G [i.a. Spui and Spuistraat]; No.11 Buurt I [i.a. Dam w. Zocher's exchange, and Oude kerk]; No.21-25 Buurt T 1e-5e Blad [i.a. Rijks Magazijn (now Scheepvaartmuseum) and Oosterkerk]; No.27 Buurt U 2e Blad; No.29-30 Buurt U 4e-5e Blad [i.a. Entrepotdok]; No.38 Buurt IJ [i.a. Botermarkt]; No.40 Buurt Z 1e Blad [i.a. Amstelkerk]; No.41 Buurt AA [i.a. Vijzelgracht/ -straat]; No.42 Buurt BB [i.a. Spiegelgracht/ -straat]; No.61 Buurt SS [i.a. most central part Brouwersgracht]. Hameleers 25. The complete atlas contains 99 plans.
ADDED: 16 miscellaneous plans/ maps, mainly first half 20th cent., i.a. 11x "Sleeswijk's Kaart van (...)" (Bussum, ±1925, Zuid Nederland, all provinces except Limburg, Utrecht 2x); "Amsterdam (...) "Ideaal" Plattegrond met het bekende "Cito" Systeem" (The Hague, 1944, 5th ed., w. during WWII changed topographical names) and "Oorlogskaart van Zuid-Afrika" (publ. by De Telegraaf, early 20th cent., the Boer War).
- Mostly fine.
- First, 3rd and 5th-7th map all w. closed tear in lower margin near fold, first map sl. nibbled by silverfish; two maps w. some offsetting and loss of colour of handcolouring; two maps and a few textlvs. waterstained in lower margin/ part.
= Luxurious handcolouring. Contents: Title page for the Netherlands section (but without the printed text, instead later added manuscript title) (Koeman/ van de Krogt vol. 2, 2:21B); Brabantia Ducatus (K/ vd K 3100:2); Prima Pars Brabantiae (...) Lovanium (K./ vd K. 3110: 2); Secunda Pars Brabantiae (...) Bruxellae (K/ vd K 3111:2); Tertia Pars Brabantiae (...) Antverpia (K/ vd K 3112:2); Tabula Bergarum ad Zomam (...) (K/ vd K 3122:2) ; Tabula Castelli ad Sandflitam [Zandvliet] (K/ vdK 3120:2); Quarta Pars Brabantiae (...) Sylvaducis (K/ vd K 3113:2).
- Sl. browned. = Verso w. "Brabantia" and page number 37.
AND 6 small other engr. maps of Brabant: "Brabantia" (2 diff. maps, from diff. eds. of A. ORTELIUS, Epitome, ±1600); "Brabantia" (from P. BERTIUS, Tabulae geographicae, 1616) and "Brabantiae recens descri" (from IDEM, Il Teatro del Mondo, ±1670. Supplied in 2 copies, 1x on entire textleaf).
- Sl. browned. = Verso w. German text, "Brabandt" and page number 46.
AND 7 other (small) engr. maps of Brabant: "Brabantia" (handcol., from A. ORTELIUS, Epitome, ±1600); "Brabantia" (from P. BERTIUS, Tabulae geographicae, 1616); "Brabantia Ducatus" (by P. KAERIUS, ±1650); "Brabantiae recens descri" (from IDEM, Il Teatro del Mondo, ±1670. Supplied in 2 copies, 1x on entire textleaf); "Brabantia" (game card from J. HOFFMANN, Europäisch-Geographische Spielcharte, 1678) and "Nieuwe Kaart van het 31 (...) en 86 District, der Bataafse Republiek" (handcol. borders, Amst., Mortier Covens & Zoon, 1800).