5829 - 5971 FINE ARTS - FOREIGN TOPOGRAPHY. MAPS, PLANS and VIEWS
- Some (closed) tears in blank margins; some sm. crayon smudges in lower part of image.
- Trifle foxed. Fine copy.
= Van der Krogt/ Koeman II, 9950:2B. From a German edition of the Novus Atlas.
- Small tear at top of middle fold; trifle spotted. = With Hong Kong and Macao. Rare.
- Sl. yellowed in blank margins. = Rare.
- Folds as published, neatly flattened; possibly washed.
= Shows the route followed by the first official British Embassy to China, headed by George, Earl Macartney, between 1792 and 1794, from Hangzhou to Beijing, and beyond to the Great Wall, along the Grand Canal, the longest (1776 km) and oldest canal of the world.
- Professionally remargined at the top, w. some manuscript additions in upper border; small closed tear at lower end of middle fold; backed w. thin Japanese.
- Trifle stained, mainly in upper margin of image.
- Sl. foxed; waterstained in outer blank margin; verso w. stamp of the "New York Historical Society".
AND 14 other views/ plates from the same atlas, sizes ±20x22 to 32x45 (4x) cm., i.a. "Chinese Barges of the Embassy preparing to pass under a Bridge", "View of the Tchin-Shan, or Golden Island in the Yang-Tse-Kiang, or Great River of China", "View of the Tower of the Thundering Winds on the borders of the Lake See-Hoo, taken from the Vale of Tombs", "View of the lake Pao-Yng where it is separated from the Grand Canal by an embankment of Earth" (all w. stamp (1x recto), occas. sl. foxing/ creasing).
- Folds as published; trifle foxed/ soiled.
AND ±15 other engr. views and maps from COOK's Travels, i.a. "Gezigt van Kersmis Haven, aan Kerguelens Land", "Menschelijke offerhande en eene morai op Otahiti verrigt", "Gezicht van Huaheine" (a few tears), "Landing op het Eiland Middelburg, een der Vrienden-Eilanden" and incl. 5 untitled views from a large-8vo edition (by N. VAN DER MEER JR. after D. KUIPERS) and 2 engravings w. coast profiles. - ADDED: 4 nice views of Ceylon/ India/ Brazil, from P. BALDAEUS (1672)/ A. MONTANUS (1671): "De Stad Gale" (contemp. handcol. Foxed), "Over-winningh van de Stadt Cotchin op de Kust van Mallabaer", "Boavista" and "Obsidio et Expugnatio Portus Calvi".
- Former folds as published, w. sm. closed hole at intersection; sl. age-toned.
= From part IV of the Zee-Fakkel, of which Dutch editions were printed 1728-1783. Koeman IV, p.377 . SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLXIII.
- The first map trifle spotted, w. some very vague offsetting and w. sm. closed tear at lower end of middle fold. The second map trifle/ sl. stained and w. frayed/ sl. dam. and waterstained left and right blank margin strengthened.
= Van der Krogt/ Koeman II, 8650:2 and 8700:2B.
- With central fold as published.
- Several closed corroded spots (occas. w. some loss); upper blank margin sl. waterstained; false fold parallel to central fold.
= Van der Krogt/ Koeman I, 1000: 1A.
AND a small handcol. chart of the North Sea by H. MOLL: "A Chart of Part of ye Sea Coast of England, Holland & Flanders &c." (1720).
- A fine copy with ample margins.
"Carte Générale de l'Europe Actuelle". Steelengr. map w. handcol. borders by A.H. DUFOUR, engr. by C. DYONNET, 55,5x76 cm., lower border w. mountain profiles, Paris, Paulin and Le Chevalier, 1856.
- Middle fold split at ends (lower part into image); trifle foxed.
- Middle fold flattened, w. some thin spots and restored small tears at both ends; sm. (closed) tears in blank margins; trifle foxed, some spots retouched w. white.
- Sl. browned/ foxed; small closed tear at lower end of middle fold.
= Probably from Doncker's De Nieuw groote Vermeerderde Zee-Atlas ofte Water-Werelt of ±1705. Koeman IV, Don 29 (mentioning an undated state of this map for this atlas edition). Attractive chart, also showing i.a. Groenland and Jan Mayen Island. Very rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLXIII.
- First and third part: only one of two sheets present; first part w. a few sharp folds; 3rd part w. tear (±8 cm. into image); trifle foxed/ stained.
= Prémière Partie: North-Western Europe from the British Isles to Poland; Deuxiéme Partie (on 2 sheets): Northern Europe from Scandinavia to Northern Russia; Troisième Partie: Eastern Europe from the Baltic coast of Prussia to the Northern Caucasus.
- Without the descriptive textlvs. originally accompanying the prints; most lvs. browned/ foxed (the printed china paper fine); hinges weakening. Spine-ends worn.
= Twenty views of in total 60 published, of Italy (Rome, Venice), Egypt, Palestine, Spain, France, the Niagara Falls and the city hall of Bremen in Germany. With these prints, Lerebours, himself an early daguerréotypiste, reproduced the amazing images of the otherwise unreproduceable daguerréotypes. The results are indeed photorealistic engravings.
Chamouin, (J.B.M.). Collection de vues de Paris Prises au Daguerréotype. Gravures en taille douce sur acier. N.pl., n.publ., n.d. (Paris, Chamouin, ±1850), engr. title, 25 steelengr. plates, contemp. giltlettered hcalf, obl. folio.
- Blank margins trifle foxed; hinges showing. Binding rubbed/ sl. worn along extremities; top of spine dam.
- Upper and lower blank margin frayed, occas. touching the borderline; tear in upper margin (affecting image).
AND 5 other maps of France (i.a. "Nieuwe Kaart van Parys en Versailles" (Amst., I. Tirion, 1756) and a nice handcol. profile of Paris (Nuremberg, Scheider/ Wiegel).
- Partly cut short in lower margin; occas. sl. foxed; endpapers browned. Spine-ends chipped; corners showing; covers sl. soiled.