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520.12 Portugallia et Algarbia quae olim Lusitania, ca 1635, by Matthaus Merian, Basle

 

A beautiful map of Portugal with north oriented to the right.  Based on the work of Fernando Alvarez Secco, a Portuguese mapmaker whose rendering of the map was used by various publishers until the end of the 17th century.  Embellished with numerous graphic subjects such as ships, coats-of -arms, two compass roses and Neptune astride a sea monster; the map is a fine example of that periods cartographic work.  Printed on heavy laid paper, the map is rated Very Good [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] with a small stain noted at the bottom right, well away from the map and the left and right margin are cut close to the neatlines.  The map measures approximately (14.5" 11.0" 36.9 x 28.0 cm).    $330.  ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)

520.14 Udrome Irlandiae in Catherlagh Baronia, ca 1639, by Gerard Mercator / J. Hondius, Amsterdam

 

The map depicts present day County Carlow in Leinster Province and Catherlaugh which is now Carlow.  The title is surrounded by a strapwork design cartouche topped with a caliper and a distance scale.  Noted in the lower right corner 'Per Gerardum Mercatorem Cum Privilegio' identifying the work.  The map is from Mercator's atlas Cosmographicae.  In 1604 Jodocus Hondius bought the printing plates from the Mercator family and with his son Jodocus II and Henricus, published the enlarged editions of the Mercator atlas of which this map is one of the plates.  The Mercator atlas dominated the map publishing market for the next thirty years.  The map is rated Excellent [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] with no apparent flaws; printed on heavy paper with very wide margins, text on the verso and in original color.  It measures approximately (13.5" x 11.1"  - 278 x 344 mm).      $250.     ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)     

520.15   Tabula Novissima Accuratissima Regnorum Anglia Scotiae Hiberniae .. [Great Britain], ca 1730, by Matthew Seutter, Augsburg

 

A beautiful example of an 18th century map of the British Isles.  The detailed title cartouche features a portrait of King George I, flanked by figures, at the lower portion is  the coat-of-arms of the House of Hanover.  Further embellishments include in the upper left the shields of England, Scotland, and Ireland.  At the lower left are scales that include the Royal coat-of-arms, unicorn, and a gallant knight.  The map is rated Very Good [see our rating criteria on the Home Page].  Japanese paper has been added to the blank verso at the folds with no apparent flaws noted.  The map measures approximately ( 22.7" x 19.4"  -  55.4  x  43.5  cm).   $1,850.  ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)   Sale Price:  $750

520.16 Regna Daniae Accuratissima Delineatio, ca 1665, by J. Janssonius, Netherlands

 

A beautiful and decorative map of Denmark and southern Sweden.  There is an elaborate title cartouche, distance scale, as well as a coat-of-arms, compass rose, sailing ships with elegant calligraphy.  The title is flanked by two Danes and putti with the distance scale in typical 17th century format.  There is Latin text on the verso.  The map is rated Very Good [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] with no apparent flaws other than the borders have been professionally extended to accommodate framing and restoration of the lower right neatline       (3 cm).  The map measures approximately (22.0" x 18.1"  - 55.9 x 45.9 cm).    $690.  ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)    

520.18 Comitatus Hannonia Tabula, ca 1680 , Nicholas Visscher, Amsterdam

 

The map covers an area around the Belgian city of Mons on the southwest of Brussels to include northern France  - Tournai, Charleroi, Maubeuge and Valenciennes.  A very detailed figurative cartouche and milage scale complete the map in original color.  It is rated Very Good with some loss of paper and the bottom right and left outside the neatline (2 cm) that has been repaired.  The map measures approximately (22.8 '˝ x  18.1" - 58.0 x 46.0 cm).    $289.  ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)

520.19 Erpach, Germany, ca 1630, by Pieter van den Keere, Amsterdam

 

A copperplate engraving in original color with a blank cartouche at the lower left.   This map, with van den Keere's signature; first appeared in Jansson's Atlas Maioris Appendix of 1630.  The map again appeared in later editions of the Mercator - Hondius atlases with verso text.  Whereas this edition is blank on the verso.  Covens & Mortier obtained the plate much later bearing the imprint: Amstelodami Typus Gerardi Valk et Petri Schenk.  This printing by Keere has an 'IX' in the upper right of the image.   Keere was an engraver, globe maker and bookseller.  Born in Ghent, he was trained by Jodocus Hondius, his brother-in-law.  The map is rated Very Good [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] with faint tape marks on the verso, light toning noted and measures approximately (14.0" x 18.5"  - 35.5 x 45.3 cm).      $310.   ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)

520.20 The Dominions of Moscovy or Russia, c1730, by Herman Moll, London

 

An interesting map of Imperial Russia in the later part of the 18th century.  Published in black / white, the map is rated Very Good with only normal age toning noted and measures approximately ( 7.0" x 10.0"  - 18 x 25 cm).    $225.   ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)

520.21    Frugiferi ac ameni Herefordiae Comitatus qui olim pars suit Silurum delineatio, c1607, by Christopher Saxton, London

 

Christopher Saxton became known as the 'father of English cartography'.  During his career he carried out extensive surveys of England and Wales between 1573 and 1578.  This map of the Hereford area is typical of Saxton's style with tress, mountains, and towns depicted.  The enchantingly-named Gilden Vale is shown in the southwestern portion of the map. A detailed title cartouche and the coat-of-arms of England is depicted in the upper right corner.  It is believed that this map was published by the son Robert Saxton after his fathers death in 1610.  The map is rated Very Good [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] with some loss of paper noted in the upper left of the margin and repairs made thereto; not affecting the map.  The map measures approximately (12.3" x 11.3"  - 31.3 x 28.6 cm).   $290.  ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)

520.22 Prospect und Grund-Riss der Kayseri Residenz-Stadt Wien, ca 1720, by Johann Baptist Homann, Nuremberg

 

A beautiful map of old Vienna with fortifications and surrounding suburbs depicted in original color.  A panoramic birds-eye view of the city adds to the grandeur of the map.  The map has a numbered and lettered key to some 32 locations held aloft by an eagle and three putti.  An elegant baroque engraving of soldiers, allegorical figures, Roman guards and weaponry flank the view of the city.  The verso is blank.  Printed on heavy chart paper the map has a dark impression and full margins.  It is rated Very Good [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] with no apparent flaws and measures approximately (22.4" 19.0" - 56.9 x 48.3 cm).    $365.  ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)

520.23 Magnae Britanniae Pars Septentrionalis qua Regnum Scotiae...., ca 1720 by Johnann Baptist Homann, Nuremberg

 

A beautiful example of Homann's maps. The map includes the Orkney and Hebrides islands.  The issue is believed to be based on Visscher's earlier publication.  Great detail is provided for towns, cities, schools, and other prominent topographic features.  In full original color the title and distance scale cartouches have great embellishments to include the royal coat-of-arms of both Scotland and Britain.  The title cartouche is flanked by the mythical figure of Mercury and Ceres.  The map is rated Very Good [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] with only slight age toning along the centerfold and measures approximately ( 18.9" x 22.4"  - 48.0 x 59.9 cm).   
Sale Price: $450    ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)

520.25 Les Bas Sevennes dans le languedoc ou le Diocese de Montpellier, ca 1697, by Carel Allard, Amsterdam
 
  A detailed map of Languedoc in southern France; the region around Montpellier. The map is in full original color with the title cartouche uncolored.  Allard, an engraver / publisher produced a number of original maps in addition to his publishing the works of Janssonius and de Wit.  The map is rated Very Good [see our rating criteria on the Home Page].  There is some darkening of the map caused by age with no other apparent flaws and it measures approximately (19.7" x 16.5' - 50.0 x 42.0 cm).    $580.   ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)

520.26 Nova Territorii Erfordien in suas Praefecturas Accurate Divisi Descriptio..., ca 1719, by Johann Baptist Homann, Nuremberg

 

A wonderful map by Homann of Erfurt in the Thuringia region of east central Germany.  Taken from the Grosser Atlas, a panoramic view of the city of Erfurt extends across the bottom of the map.  Selected buildings are identified such as the Cyriacsburg castle and St. Petersburg cathedral.  A vivid title cartouche is featured embellished with mythological figures and putti.  The map is rated Very Good [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] noting a somewhat light impression in original color and some toning at the centerfold.  The map measures approximately ( 18.5" x 22.5" - 47 x 57 cm).    $285.   ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)

520.27 Norimberg. Agri, Fidissima Descript. , ca 1609, by Abraham Ortelius, Antwerp

 

Ortelius, a Dutch cartographer and publisher, was the author of the first modern atlas Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, in 1570.  Abraham Ortelius map of Nurnberg is based on the map by Joerg Noettelein from the rare Spanish edition of the Ortelius atlas published by Vrients.  The map is rated Very Good [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] with the left margin cut close to the neatline, otherwise wide margins and original color.  The map measures approximately (12.2" x 9.3"  - 31.1 x 23.6 cm).        $286.   ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)

520.29 Brabant, c1740, by Johnann Baptist Homann, Nurnberg

 

The Homann family became the most important publishers of atlases in Germany during the 18th century.  This map, in original color, of Brabant shows the regions of Louvain, Brussels, Antwerp, Hertogenbosch and Breda.  A detailed title cartouche completes the map which is rated Excellent, with no apparent flaws, printed on heavy paper, and measures approximately (22" x 19.1" - 58.0 x 48.5 cm)        $150.  ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)

520.31 Hydrographicia Germaniae qua Geographiae Naturalis..., 1716, by J. B. Homann & Heirs, Nuremberg

 

The map shows the river system of Germany and its neighboring areas.  Taken form the Grosser Atlas, the map has two very detailed cartouche embellishments and shows a portion of the North Sea.  It's condition is rated Very Good [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] with only two small wax spots noted in the lower cartouche and printed on heavy paper.  The map measures approximately  (19.1"  x  22.8"   -   48.5 x    57.8 cm)  $390.  ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)

520.32 A New Map of the Counties Ten Miles Round the Cities of London, Westminister and Borough of Southwark, ca 1756 by Benjamin Cole, London

 

A very detailed map of the environs surrounding London with names given for townships, roadways, churches, and buildings.  The map is rated Very Good [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] and taken from a copperplate engraving.  Fold marks as issues with no apparent flaws.  It measures approximately (11.1" x 11.5"  - 17.4 x 29 cm). $243.  ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)  Sale Price:  $120

520.33 Bruges one of the Principal Cities of Flanders, ca 1745, by Nicholas Tindal, London

 

A very detailed birds's-eye view of the fortified town of Bruges contained in concentric rings of walls and ramparts separated by a moat.  Excellent detail of the streets and buildings. There are two explanatory cartouche embellishments which list over 60 places of importance including the Flesh-Market; Whale Place; St.  John's Hospital, the Barefoot Friars and numerous other places such as churches and gardens.  The map is rated Very Good [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] with only normal age toning noted.  The map measures approximately (18.0" x 14.0"  - 45.8 x 35.6 cm) uncolored as issued.    ***SOLD***

520.34        Mons the Capital City of Hainault in ye Low Countries, taken by ye French in 1691 ....... ca 1745, by Nicholas Tindal, London

 

A beautifully detailed plan of the City of Mons, Belgium the capital city of the Province of Haintut.  The fortified city displays it's ramparts and lakes with very detailed images of the churches and other prominent buildings.  The plan is rated Very Good with only normal age toning noted and measures approximately (18.0" x 14.0" - 45.8 x 36.6 cm) uncolored as issued.      $165.   ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)

520.35 Northumbria, Cumberlandia .., ca 1628, by J. Jansson, Amsterdam
 
 

A very elegant small map of Northern England in the border region between England and Scotland to include the Isle of Man.  In 1607 Jodocus Hondius published a reduced version of Mercator’s beautiful atlas, Atlas Minor.  Various issues of the atlas drew  positive favor in the smaller format.  Some 20 years later after the first issue, the publisher, Joannes Janssonius; commissioned a new set of the maps, prepared by Peiter Van Den Keere and Abraham Goos.  The newer version of the maps, of which this is one; were embellished with decorative borders and title cartouche.  Significant topographic detail was added; a noted difference with the original printings.   The map is rated Excellent [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] only uneven paper margins are noted not affecting the map and it  measurers approximately (7.8" x 5.4" - 19.9 x 13.8 cm).       $260.    ($12 shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl)

520.36 Tabula Europae III, ca 1552, by Sebastian Munster, Basel
 
 

A fine example of Munster’s work this woodcut covers France and the Low Countries west of the Rhine river.  In typical Ptolemaic style, the map is set within a trapezoidal frame with rope like mountain features and interior waterways.  First appeared in the Geographia Universalis.   Place names in the Parisij and Alpes. Latin text on the verso.  The map is rated Very Good [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] with no apparent flaws and in very fine condition.  It measures approximately (13.3" x 10.8"  - 33.8 x 27.5 cm).  ***SOLD***

520.37 La Carte des Conciles - Tabula Geographica Locorum ubi Habita sunt Concilia tam Generalia quam Provincialia, Synodi et Conciliabula, 1660, by Pierre DuVal, Paris
 
 

A detailed map of Europe in outline color to include northen Africa and a portion of the Middle East.  Noted are provincial councils and synods covering most of the map.  Emphasis appaers to be on France, in this religious - historical map.  Completing the map is several elaborate title cartouche in French and Latin.  The map was engraved by Jean Somer and is rated Very Good [see our rating criteria on the home Page] with some light toning noted and minor tears at the left and top near the margins, which have been processionally repaired; just entering the neatline.  The map measures a approximately (21.3" x 14.8"  - 54.1 x 37.6 cm).    $340.  ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)

520.38 Insula Sacra; Vulgo Holy lland; et Farne, by Johannes Blaeu, ca 1660, Amsterdam
 
 

An interesting map by Blaeu of the British Islands of Holy and Farne off the coast of Northumberland.  Farne Island is shown with the Tower in a fortification.  On Holy Island there is depicted the Old Fort, an abbey and the King’s Bridge.  Most of the mainland of the island shows only a few cities and castle symbolization.  A very nice strapwork title cartouche showing the Royal Coat of Arms in original color.  Spanish text on the verso.  The map has very wide boarder and is rated Very Good, with some age toning noted and repair at the bottom left corner, not affecting the map.  The map measures approximately (18.3" x 15.3" - 46.5 x 38.9 cm).    $275.   ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)

520.39 Beschreibung des Landts Pomern / Sampt allen Hertzogthumben / Graueschafften und Furnemmen Stetten darin gelegan, ca 1578, by Sebastian Munster, Basel
 

One of the more interesting maps by Munster featuring nine coast-of-arms across the top of the map, one of Pomerania and eight cities of the region.  The woodcut print covers the historical topography of Pomerania along the south shore of the Baltic Sea; extending from Mechlenburg, Germany to Gdansk and the Visula River in Poland.  The map is rated Very Good [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] with light toning noted and some light shadow showing the verso text along the top of the woodcut. The map image measures approximately (6.5"x 15.0" - 16 x 38cm).     $189.     ($12 shipping / handling / ins.  - foreign postage addnl)          

520.42   Domini Veneti in Italia in partes Accurate diviti ac Statuum Ducum Parmae et Mirandol ae ..., c1765, by Frederick De Wit, Amsterdam

 

The map encompasses all of northern Italy and includes the Gulf of Venice.  In original outline color, the map has an elaborate title cartouche with putti within the border and in fill color.  It  is rated Excellent [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] with no apparent flaws noted.  The map measures approximately 19.1" x 23.5"  - 48 x 60 cm)           $520   ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)         

521.06 De Germania Francsofordianae ciuitatis fitus, qualemhoc Christi anno 1549 haber, c1551, by Sebastian Munster, Basel

 

A fine copy of this 'birds eye view' of Germany - Hamburg (Liber III, plate 675) from the Civitas Francko, with text on the versoThe map measures approximately (10.0" x 15.5"  - 25 x 40 cm) and is rated Excellent [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] with no apparent flaws.      $310.    ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)

570.03      Carte d'Europe, 1772, by Guillaume de L'Isle & Philippe Buache,, Paris

An unusual map by De L'Isle of Europe with an insert of Nova Zembla and text within the title cartouche by Buache that is dated 1724.  Philippe Buache was one of the most active proponents of the school of theoretical cartography during the mid 18th century.  In original colors, the map is rated Very Good [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] with a good dark impression and only minor water stains in the margin, not affecting the map which measures approximately (19.5" x  24.2") accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. ***SOLD***

570.04 Ducatus Meklenburgici Tabula Generalis continens Duc. Vandaliae et Meklenburg....., 1716, by Johann Baptist Homann, Nuremberg

A bright and very attractive map of the northeast coast of Germany, showing Lubeck and  farther down the left side is Lauenburg.  In the upper right corner of the map is Rugen.  At the bottom center is Wittenberg and in the lower right is Strasburg.  A very detailed title cartouche decorated with cherubs at the top center of the map and sailing ships complete this beautiful map by Homann.  The map is rated Excellent with no apparent flaws in bright original color.  It measures approximately (22.8" x 19.4"  - 58.0 x 49.3 cm)       $386.   ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)

570.05 Tres nouvelle Carte du Royaume de France devise en toutes ses Provinces et Gouvernements dressee sur une nouville Observation Astronomique faite aux environ du Globe ......, 1764, by Homann Heirs, Nuremberg

A very detailed map of France from the surveys of Rizzi-Zannoni.  Embellished with elaborate title and distance scale cartouches.  Additional Latin text above the top border.  The map is rated Very Good with several light spots noted and an old repair in the bottom margin outside the neatline, not affecting the map which measures approximately (22.1" x 17.4").    $361.   ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)

570.06 Le Gouvernement de Calais & Pais reconquis, c1640, by Jan Jansson, Amsterdam

An attractive map of the northwestern sections of France including the towns of Calais and Gravelines. Two elaborate title cartouches embellish the map with sailing ships in the coastal waters.  The map is rated Very Good with only slight age toning to the paper and Japanese paper re-enforcement at the center fold.  The map measures approximately (19.9" x 15.8") with a Certificate of Authenticity.         $312.  ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)

570.07 Das Wifispurgergou (Switzerland), 1631, by Mercator / Jansson, Amsterdam

This is the reduced version of Mercator map of southwest Switzerland, showing Geneva, Lake Geneva, Lake Biel, Bern, Freiburg and Lake Thuner among others.  From the Atlas Minor map is in original color and rated Excellent [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] with no apparent flaws and German text on the verso.  The map measures approximately (7.3" x 5.5"  - 18.6 x 14.0 cm).      $130.   ($9. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)

570.08   Lotharingia Ducatus; Vulgo Lorraine, c1640, by Willem Blaeu, Amsterdam

A beautiful copperplate engraving of Switzerland featuring Lorraine region.  Nancy is at the center of the map surrounded by numerous small villages.  An interesting title cartouche is located in the right lower corner. The map is rated Very Good [see our rating criteria on the Home Page] with only normal age toning and wide margins; measuring approximately (19.5" x 15.0"  - 49.6 x 38.1 cm)      $310. ($12. shipping / handling / ins. - foreign postage addnl.)

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