6162 - 6317 FINE ARTS - FOREIGN TOPOGRAPHY. MAPS, PLANS and VIEWS
- Fine copy, trifle yellowed/ spotted.
= Shows the upper half of the northern hemisphere from the North Pole down to California (as an island), northern Africa, the Caspian Sea and Japan, with i.a. all of Europe, Russia and Canada.
- Wrapper worn along spine (strengthened w. scotch tape on inside). Otherwise very fine.
"Topographische kaart van Sint Martin (Nederlandsch gedeelte)". Col. lithogr. map on 2 separate sheets, both 40x38 cm., loose in orig. wr., ibid., idem, n.d. (1915). "Kaart van het stadsdistrict van het eiland Curaçao". Col. lithogr. map on 2 sheets (one sheet w. inset index and explanatory caption) by J.V.D. WERBATA, both 61x61,5 cm., ibid., idem, n.d. (1911).
- One sheet sl. foxed. Otherwise fine.
AND 1 other publ. by the same: "Topographische kaart van Sint Eustatius".
- A few tiny restored spots/ holes along flattened middle fold; sm. tear at top in blank margin; sm. inkstain on one of the ships; very vaguely waterstained in upper corners.
= Aden, in present-day Yemen, one of the most important ports on the Indian Ocean. The other places are African ports (Quiloa is present-day Kilwa Kisiwani). Van der Krogt/ Koeman IV-2/1, 41, 2nd state w. the privilege.
- Trimmed ±2 mm. within the left-hand borderline and remargined, the eliminated strip added in neat manuscript; trimmed near/ to the right-hand borderline and remargined; closed tear in lower blank margin; thin spot in centre; trifle yellowed/ foxed; backed w. very thin Japanese.
- Middle fold flattened and w. carefully restored, closed split parts; (sl.) yellowed.
= Van der Krogt/ Koeman I, 8400:1A. Very decorative map of Southeast Asia, with two ships and a sea monster, and China with the mythical Chiamai Lacus. The Southern Malay peninsula is dissected in two by a canal just south of Malacca. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLXVII.
- Yellowed; lower blank end of former middle fold and two spots in upper outer blank margin restored; sm. stain in upper blank margin; brown staining in image seems to be due to the contemporary colourist.
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLXVII.
- Fine copy.
= Van der Krogt/ Koeman II, 8400:2, 3rd and final state (w. the cartouches filled w. letterpress text). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLXVIII.
- Neatly restored tears on former middle fold; a few sm. closed marginal tears.
= Shows the coasts of France, Spain and Africa to the right and the islands between Cuba, Dominican Republic and St. Vincent as well as the North-East Coast of North America to the left. Extensive engr. legend below the chart. Also w. "Depot de la Marine" emblem engr. in the image, not present on all editions/ states. From J.N. Bellin, L'Hydrographie Françoise.
- A few vague folds mostly in corners.
"Atlas Novus Sive Theatrum Orbis Terrarum: In Quo Galliae, Helvetiae Universae & singulorum Cantonum (...) Tabulae Geographicae cum suis Descriptionibus." Handcol. engr. title, 37,5x24,5 cm., from J. JANSSONIUS, Atlas Novus, Amst., 1638, framed. "Nouvel Atlas Ou Théatre du Monde. Representant Les Pays Bas (...) Seconde Partie Du Second Tome." Handcol. engr. title, 39x25 cm., from J. JANSSONIUS, Nouvel Atlas, Amst., 1649, framed.
- Fine copy.
= The famous double-portrait of Gerard Mercator and Jodocus Hondius. It was engraved by Coletta Hondius (born Van der Keere), in tribute to her late husband, who had died in 1612, and appeared in the Mercator/ Hondius atlas from 1613 onwards. Another copy of this portrait is offered as lot number 5960. Van der Krogt/ Koeman I, p.34-35. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLXVIII.
- Sl. vague staining in lower left corner of image.
AND 1 other: "Frontispiece to Banke's New System of Geography" (handcol. engraving, 35,5x17 cm., ±1790, framed).
- Fine copy.
= From the Dutch edition of J. COOK, Reizen Rondom de Waereld (Leyden/ Amst./ The Hague, Honkoop/ Allart/ Van Cleef, 1795-1803).
- A few closed holes.
AND 5 other similar lithogr. views of Dresden, Kiel, Coblenz, Salzburg and Heidelberg, all 19th cent., by various publ.