5457 - 5633 FINE ARTS - FOREIGN TOPOGRAPHY. MAPS, PLANS and VIEWS
- Trifle foxed near edges; lower part middle fold splitting.
= Also showing the western part of Russia, stretching from St. Petersburg in the north to the Black Sea in the south.
- Mostly sl. frayed/ sl. yellowed.
= Rare map, before the address of J. Ottens. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXIII.
- Doubled. Fine copy. = SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXIV.
- Fold in right corners; some closed tears in outer blank margins; part of left edge remargined.
= Map with decorative cartouche and with a whaling scene in the Barents Sea.
- Small parts along middle fold restored/ nicely retouched; unobtrusively waterst. in upper right corner.
- Slightly yellowed; some creases; sl. frayed; some closed tears in margins.
= Highly detailed map, based upon the work of Haasius, an important mathematician of the period.
AND 9 others, all 19th-early 20th cent. engr./ lithogr. maps of Russia and other parts of Eastern Europe, i.a. "Asiatisches Russland" (engr. map w. handcol. borders by C. RADEFELD, Hildburgshausen, 1845).
- Sl. overall creasing; false creases along central fold.
= Van der Krogt/ Koeman II, 1270:2, 621. With an attractive engraving of a walrus on verso.
"Spatiosissimum Imperium Russiae Magnae." Contemp. handcol. engr. map, 49,7x57,5 cm., Augsb., C. Lotter, ±1770.
- Small inkstains in "Mare Iaponicum" and a few closed tears in blank right margin; browned spot across part of the word "Imperium" ("Imperium Sinarum").
= Apart from Russia, a large part of Asia is depicted, i.a. China and Japan.
- Paper restored/ doubled in some areas; 2 vague folds; nevertheless an attractive map.
AND 1 (other part of the same?) engr. map w. handcol. borders publ. by the same: "Partie Orientale de l'Empire de Russie en Asie (...)" (1750).
= SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXIV.
- Sl. yellowed/ foxed. = Cf. Van der Krogt 2, 621.
ADDED: "Isles, Cap et Ports de Mer de l'Amerique", from J.B.L. CLOUET, ±1785, also framed.
- Sm. tear on fold; contents booklet loosening.
"Bacon's Large-Print Map of the Boer Republics, Cape Colony, Natal, &c." Fold. col. lithogr. map w. 3 inset maps, 50x71 cm., in orig. wr., ibid., idem, 1900, 12th ed.
- Sl. foxed; tear on fold; without the text/ index booklet (wr. pres.).
AND 1 other similar.
- A few (tiny) holes and dam. spots.
= Van der Krogt/ Koeman II, 9850:2C (mentioning the sculptor Joannis de Broen and the publisher Abraham Wolfgangk, erased from our copy).
"L'Amérique Méridionale''. Contemp. handcol. engr. map by G. DE L'ISLE, large cartouche flanked by Indians, 46x59 cm., Amst., P. Mortier, ±1730.
- Doubled; 2 creases in lower part; a few brown stains and sm. hole in centre.
AND 1 other handcol. engr. map of South America: "Carte de l'Amérique Méridionale, Pour l'Histoire Générale des Voyages" (Paris, N. Bellin, ±1750).
- Both browned; w. a few wormholes (partly closed); some offsetting from previous folding.
= Van der Krogt/ Koeman II, 9830:1.2 and 9840:1.2.
AND 1 other map: "Carte de la Guiane Française et Hollandaise" (1802).
= Attractive view of the Portuguese fort at the mouth of Rio-Grande (present-day Natal) taken by the Dutch .
(Sea battle between the Dutch Republic and a Spanish-Portuguese fleet during the Dutch-Portuguese war and the Eighty Year war). Engr. bird's eye view, num. ships, 27,2x35,2 cm., from the same work. - AND 6 engr. views, i.a. w. South American natives, i.a. "Mr. Doughly beheaded by order of Sir Francis Drake, at Port St. Indian, on the Coast of Patagonia" (engraving by GOLDAR after DODD, London, 1700).