5839 - 6016 FINE ARTS - FOREIGN TOPOGRAPHY. MAPS, PLANS and VIEWS
- Mounted on contemp. laid paper.
"Plan de Mons (...) Prise par Capitulation le 20. Octobre suivant." Engr. fortification plan, printed in red, 37x50 cm., Amst. G. Valk, 1709. - ADDED 1 other fortification plan: "Plan van Maubeuge".
= Nice map, west at the top.
"Nobilis Hannoniae Comitatus Descriptio." Handcol. engr. map after J.S. MONTANUS, w. double cartouche and coat of arms, 38x49 cm., from ORTELIUS, Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (±1600).
- Trifle foxed. = German text on verso.
= Comprises i.a. "Place Vert, Antwerp"; "Town Hall, Ghent"; "Huy-River Meuse"; "Park & Palace at Brussels"; "The Boulevards, Brussels" and "Road cross the plain of Waterloo".
ADDED: 10 similar views of The Netherlands after the same.
- A few sl. yellowed; mostly fine.
= Views of "Arras", "Gravelinga", "Hannonia", "La ville de Cambray", "Mons", "Namurcum" and "Valenciennes".
= Van der Krogt/ Koeman I, 9850:1.2. Map of Eastern Brazil with detail confined to the coastlines and oriented with north to the right of the chart. The interior is filled with small vignettes of indigenous animals and native scenes including cannibalism. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXVII.
- Lacks small portion of title-cartouche; 2 sm. holes in centre.
= Decorative chart of Hudson Bay and surroundings. The other cartouche with Latin title "Septemtrionaliora Americae (...)". Koeman IV, Ren 1/ 2 and M. Wit 1 (22). "After De Wit's death, Louis Renard obtained and corrected the plates [used for De Wit's Orbis Maritimus ofte Zee Atlas of 1675]. He used them for his Atlas de la Navigation of 1715, reprinted 1739. After Renard, R. and J. Ottens obtained the plates and printed charts for their edition of the Atlas de la Navigation in 1745. The latest edition seems to have been published in 1802 by the widow of G. Hulst van Keulen" (Koeman p.518).
= Rare chart. Koeman IV, 196(13).
- With usual offsetting of green colouring on opposite page.
- Folded (as publ.?); waterstains along one of the vertical folds.
= Charting the coasts of Alaska and the upper east coast of Russia and the Bering Street.
AND 12 other charts, late 17th/ 18th cent., all in (very) poor condition (torn, lacking portions/ parts, etc.), i.a. by VAN KEULEN and/ or J. LOOTS, i.a. the left part of "Nieuwe en Curieuse Paskaart van de Middellansche zee"; "Pas kaart van de Zee-kusten van Cicilia, Calabria, Graetia en Morea" and "Nieuwe Wassende Graadige Pas-Kaart van de kusten van Guinea en Brasilia" (lacks i.a. portion in the upper part, mostly the ocean).
- Apart from some minor dustsoiling, very fine.
= This was the first scientifically produced map of Cuba. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXVIII.
- Yellowed; 2 sm. (closed) tears in upper blank margin. = F.M. 4332b.
- Yellowed; some creases and sm. tears in margins.
= Nice and unusual map, centred on London, showing the paths of the 18th cent. solar eclipses visible from Europe. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXVIII.
- Sl. waterst./ dustsoiled.
= Detailed map showing the largest part of the empire of Napoleon, including (parts of) France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Great Britain, Spain, Italy, Austria and Scandinavia.
- Sl. foxed.
AND 3 others, late 18th/ 19th cent.
- Sl. yellowed; mouldy spots and sl. waterst. in left and right margins.
- Creased; formerly folded several times.
= Showing a large part of (central) Europe, extending from the Netherlands and Southern Denmark to Belgrade in the Southeast.
AND 2 others, i.a. "L'Allemagne, la Bohême et la Hongrie avec un partie de la Pologne" (engr. map by R. BONNE).
- Central fold split over 2,5 cm. at lower end. Two small soiled spots (Ø 0,5 cm.) in the sea. Otherwise fine.
= Rare map, showing the harbours of Europe. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXIX