6267 - 6473 FINE ARTS - DUTCH TOPOGRAPHY. MAPS, PLANS and VIEWS
- Map folded twice and dam. portions and creases in lower margin.
= Dating of the map is based on the year "1766" mentioned in the accompanying manuscript for a possible proof project for the strengthening of the shores of the lake. The manuscript further contains the estimate of the costs for the work to be done in this project. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXVIII.
= Guicciardini Illustratus 1.2.
= Van der Krogt/ Koeman IV-2/1, 99, the rare 1st state (of 2; with the coat of arms just a shield); Deys 3. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXIX.
- Trifle yellowed.
= Hameleers I, 7; Van der Krogt/ Koeman IV-2/1, 107 (2nd state of 2, w. the privilege); D'Ailly 38-40. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXIX.
- Trimmed to/ just within the platemark; horizontal middle fold.
= Very rare advertising(?) leaflet for the racing track, "staande en gelegen in den Tweeden of Achter-Tuin van Moskou, buiten de Muiderpoort, te Amsterdam".
- Apart from the engr. caption "Ingang tot s' Rijks Scheeps Timmerwerf" in lower margin of the lefthand leaf, the identification of various landmarks is written in contemp. hand in pen and ink above and below image; one joint between two leaves w. traces of joining tape on verso visible on recto; sl. dampstained in outer left margin.
= Extremely rare panorama. With some variants compared to the copy in the Rijksmuseum: on leaf B (2nd leaf from the left) the Rijksmuseum copy shows a dam to the left of the Schreiers toren with strolling people and a boy flying his kite, on leaf C another dam is engraved to the right of the entrance to the Singel and leaf D shows the continuation of this dam and has the publ. address reading as "by H. Moolenijzer Amsterdam" (the address is absent from our copy and appears to be a from a later edition; it is also not given in d'Ailly). See d'Ailly 243 and Abbey, Life 481.
- A few (very) sm. marginal repairs
= Rare series of 6 architectural engravings of the newly erected Muiderpoort, showing the ground plan, 4 façades, a cut through and the entrance gate.
- A few vague small foxed spots, otherwise fine. Slipcase worn/ dam. and stained.
= Rare, not traced in d'Ailly or Hameleers.
- A few neatly repaired tears and dam. spots; prob. doubled w. thin Japanese.
= Rare and interesting plan, issued at the beginning of the Batavian Republic, and showing the revolutionary changes in topographical names such as "'t Revolutie Plein" (formerly the Dam) and "Burgerplein" (formerly Koningsplein). Hameleers I, 136, 4th ed., variant 1; D'Ailly 334. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXL.
AND an engr. view of Amsterdam seen from the IJ.
- Lacks the title-p., 20 textlvs. and 7 plates; occas. trifle soiled; one plate waterstained in outer upper corner.
(Hollands Tempe verhérelykt). Ibid., idem, n.d. (1728), 11 (of 15) plates w. each 2 engr. views, loose without binding, folio.
- Lacks title and 4 plates; sl. foxed.
AND 4 engr. views on 2 leaves from: Spiegel van Amsterdams Zomervreugd, op de dorpen Amstelveen, Slooten en den Overtoom (ibid., n.d. (1730).
ADDED: "Gröningen". Engr. profile, 14x35,6 cm., from C. MERIAN, Topographia Germaniae Inferioris, 1659 (tipped onto mount). - AND 11 other views on 10 leaves, i.a. "De Water Poort van buiten" (lithograph after J. DE RUIJT, 1821. Upper right blank corner cut off); "Kronstadt" (col. lithogr. view, ±1840, laid down) and "Afbeelding van het 3e Gesticht in de kolonie Veenhuizen (Provincie Drenthe)" (lithogr. view, w. (cut-out) lithogr. caption below, ±1840, tipped onto mount. View folded 3 times and sl. foxed).
- First engraving trifle yellowed and trifle frayed in right blank margin.
= Comprises the following prints: 1. "Vertrek der Amsterdamsche Mobiele Schuttery van de Beerebijt buiten de Utrechtsche Poort te Amsterdam, op den 29 Oct. 1830"; 2. "de Maaltijd der Amsterdamsche Mobiele Schuttery te Abcoude in den morgen van den 5 Sept. 1834"; 3. "Terugkomst door de Muiderpoort der Amsterdamsche Mobiele Schuttery op den 5 Sept. 1834"; 4. "Aankomst op den Dam der Amsterdamsche Mobiele Schuttery onder dankzegging der Heere Burgemeester op den 5 Sept. 1834". F.M. 6935: "Hoogst zeldzaam". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXLI.
= I.a. for the most presented by the "Nachtwacht", but also "Courant-ombrengers", "Waldiepers", "Vuilnis-Karreman", "Straatveegsters" and "Vulder en Aansteker der Lantaarnen". I.a. views of an Amsterdam brewery, the old stock exchange and a 'Kermis' scene.
AND 4 other broadsides related to Amsterdam.
- Foxed speck in margin of image. = Guicciardini Illustratus 2.2 (numb. "22" in lower right corner).
ADDED: 2 others from the same work: "Hoc est Civitas hellmonda" and "Vere".
- All unfolded and mostly fine.
= Views of i.a. Amersfoort, Amstelveen, Bodegraven, Domburg, Dordrecht, Hoorn, Leyden, Leyderdorp, Loenen, Middelburg, Nieuwersluis, Rotterdam, Sloterdijk, Utrecht and Vianen.
- Minor imperfections, otherwise fine. = F.M. 3899c.
= Van der Krogt/ Koeman I, 3403:1.1 (1:311; French text on verso).