6162 - 6317 FINE ARTS - FOREIGN TOPOGRAPHY. MAPS, PLANS and VIEWS
- One gouache with vague stain.
= Nice set of gouaches showing the outburst of the Vesuvius at day and night. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLXXIII.
- Trimmed to the borderline and tipped onto paper mount. The piece bearing the title and scale bar tipped below; trifle foxed (mount rather foxed).
= Nice plan with a prominent city wall and compass rose, and flanked by two lists of 54 "Nomi dei Monasteri Chiese &", as indicated on the plan. The built-up areas are coloured grey; no individual plots or houses are shown. The most remarkable features of the plan are the canals or trenches, each simply called "fosso", which are indicated in blue, as well as the water fountains within the town, i.a the Fonte Branda and Fonte Nuova, which to this day are still standing.
- Lacks 3 plates; all plates fine but trifle foxed strictly in blank margins and one plate libr. stamp on verso. Covers darkened and foxed.
= Very attractive and beautifully coloured views of the main sites in Venice.
- No title-page present. Trifle foxed in blank margins; flimsies more seriously foxed. Fine copy.
= Attractive views of i.a. "Place S. Marc", "Le Môle", "Pont de Rialto" and "L'Arsenal".
- Sl. soiled; folds partly strengthened on verso.
- Trifle soiled/ stained; rubbed spot in sea area.
= Very nice and detailed map, showing the Courland Governate (1795-1918), one of the Baltic Gouvernorates of the Russian Empire, consisting of the former Duchy of Courland and Semigallia. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLXXIII.
= I.a. views of the "Ste Sophie" (Haga Sofia), "St. Denis", pearl fishery and maps of "Pays qui sont aux environs de (...) La Plata et du Païs des Patagons" (South America), "Grece Generale", "Pays Bas Generale", "Royaume d''Irlande", "Sardaigne" and the "Royaume de Naples".
- Occas. sl. yellowed/ foxed.
= Incl. duplicates. Views of i.a. London, Edinburgh, Preston, Fingal's Cave, Carrick-a-Rede island, Lodore Falls and Warkworth Castle, Northumberland; Rome, Pisa, Naples, Lago d'Averno, Syracusa, Messina, Palermo and Venice; Jerusalem, Nazareth, Jericho, the Jordan river, Hebron and a few biblical sites in Egypt.
- Mouldy waterstains in both lower corners, sl. affecting image, carefully strengthened on verso; a few sm. closed tears due to acidity of green ink; (sl.) yellowed.
= Decorative chart. Koeman IV, M. Wit 1, (14) 12. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLXXIV.
= Poortman/ Augusteijn 111.
"Perigrinatie ofte Veertich-iarige Reyse der Kinderen Israels uyt Egipten, door de Roode-zee, mitsgaders de Woestyne tot in 't beloofde Landt Canaan (...)". Engr. map w. a few inset ills. by J. SAVERY, 31,5x47,5 cm., n.pl., n.publ., 1648.
= Poortman/ Augusteijn 108.
- Waterstain at bottom centre and some small stains at top centre. = Poortman/ Augusteijn K II 2.
- Doubled; sl. browned; cut short partly to borderline in upper margin. = Koeman IV, Keu 57A.
- Upper margin remargined; some sm. closed tears in blank margins; some vague yellow lines in image.
= Nice map, orientated to the East. Originally published in A.H. Jaillot's Neptune François of 1693.
- Fine copy. = Shows the North Sea from Kent upwards to Terschelling.
- Frayed blank margin and two very small holes carefully restored; trifle spotted.
= Koeman IV, Rob 1, (8) (but because of the privilege under the address in the cartouche probably from Rob 8, after 1686). Rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLXXIV.
- (Sl.) foxed.
= Impressive view with Mount Horeb (i.e. Mount Sinai) published in The Holy Land, Syria, Idumea, Arabia, Egypt and Nubia (1842-1849). Abbey, Travel 385.
AND 5 others (4x smaller) from the same work: "Tiberias", "Ruins of The Church of St. John, Sabaste", "Christian and Mahomedan Chapels on The Summit of Sinai", "Fountains of the Virgin, Nazareth" and "Shrine of The Annunciation, Nazareth" (all (sl.) foxed or sl. browned).
- Trifle foxed in margins.
= Laor 1150; Poortman/ Augusteijn 29, G II3 4 (with the address of Pieter and Jacob Keur).
AND 4 other engr. maps from the same work, i.a. "De Gelegentheyt van 't Paradys en 't Landt Canaan (...)" and "Perigrinatie ofte Veertigh-Iarige Reyse der Kinderen Israëls" (both fine). - WITH the engr. title-p. of the same bible.
- Browned; sl. foxed; trimmed to the borderline and remargined.
= Cf. Laor 231 (Danckerts edition of ±1698).
= Laor 1084