5829 - 5971 FINE ARTS - FOREIGN TOPOGRAPHY. MAPS, PLANS and VIEWS
- Large margins; (larger) marginal tears, mostly in lower margin.
= Koeman 3380:1B.3. From the English Atlas, Koeman/ Van der Krogt 1:451.4.
= Nice lot containing prints regarding Europe (28x, i.a. maps of England and Italy and a nice view of Cracow and of an erupting "Mont Gibel" (Etna)), "La Sphere" (6x: nice figurative diagrams, a celestial chart and a view with the full moon), the "Globe Terrestre" (3x, i.a. "Ancien Continent"), Africa (2x, i.a. camels) and an uncaptioned print showing the "Pic de Tenerif". For the work itself cf. Borba de Moraes p.511 ("a magnificently printed book of geography").
- Partly waterstained; some lvs. frayed.
= I.a. plans of Dieppe, "La Ville de Roses", "L'Isle de Ré", Fribourg and "Turin, Ville Capitale de Piemont". With the title-page to part 8 of the work.
- Doubled; (formerly) closed tear at lower end of middle fold (running along the border between the views); a few sm. closed tears in blank margins.
= Very decorative.
- Some watercolour soiling. = Van den Broecke 176.
- Middle fold flattened and w. some expert restorations/ neatly closed tears along it or near; restored small tear in upper right corner and closed hole in plant in cartouche (w. manuscript additions); a few small stains.
= From De Wit's Orbis Maritimus ofte Zee Atlas. Latin title "Mare Germanicum ab Amelandia ad Promontoria Caleti et Doverae". The cartouche possibly by Romeyn de Hooghe and showing a Dutch East India Company merchant trading with indigenous people from the Dutch colonies. Koeman IV, p.518, M. Wit 1 (10). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLXV.
- Neatly washed, unobtrusive waterstains in lower margin.
= Originally published by Frederick de Wit, ±1675. Tooley p.122. Calfornia is shown as an island. Also shows i.a. Japan and rudimentary parts of Australia, New Zealand. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLXVI.
- (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).
- Browned; sl. foxed; trimmed to the borderline and remargined.
= Cf. Laor 231 (Danckerts edition of ±1698).
= Laor 667.
- Browned/ some offsetting; a few tiny holes near middle fold.
= Laor 540-B; Van den Broecke 171 (2nd state of 3 (incl. no.170 and 172)); Van der Krogt/ Koeman IIIB, 8150:31B.
- Sl. yellowed.
- Upper and lower blank margin (sl.) frayed, affecting the engr. text below the map, that margin extended w. later paper; sm. closed tear in right blank margin.
- All maps doubled; the wallmap trifle/ sl. spotted/ soiled; the other maps (partly/ marginally) waterstained; Liege/ Limbourg dam. in upper corner, touching image; Cursus Rheni I w. a few sm. closed holes in image.
= Nice collection of maps showing the Rhine and other major rivers running through northwestern Europe.
= Oriented southwest at the top.
"Cologne. Ville considerable située sur le bord Occidentale du Rhein (...)". Contemp. handcol. engr. plan by N. LE FER, 23x34,5 cm., Paris, n.publ., 1702.
- Sl. browned; trifle foxed; middle fold strengthened w. strip of paper.
= Van der Krogt/ Koeman I, 8050:1B.
- Remargined at the top; vaguely waterstained in left and right blank margins.
= Attractive map with costume figures and an indigenous dwelling. Van der Krogt/ Koeman I, 8050:1A. From a German edition.
- A few tears in margins; pinholes in corners. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLXVI.
- Folded; paper sl. brittle; two large closed tears; a few sm. tears along folds.
= Very rare plan showing the dramatic demise of the Imperial Russian flagship "Petropavlovsk" by a Japanese seamine. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLXVII.