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  ATLASES 

TIRION, Isaak. [Antique atlas of town plans, including New Orleans]
Beknopte Atlas, van omtrent honderd Platte Gronden der Voornaamste Vestingen, Kasteelen en Steden van Europa, en byzonder van de Nederlanden en eenige Kolonien. Byeenverzameld to dienst en nut van allen, die eenig belang stellen in eene juiste kennis van de Aangelegenheid en Sterkte dier Plaatsen, voor welke reeds het Oorlog wordt gevoerd of nog gevoerd kan worden; gelyk ook tot vermaak en gemak van alle Reizigers, ten welken einde mede de belangrykste Gestichten en Gebouwen op de meeste Plaatsen aangewezen zyn. Amsterdam, Leiden, Dordrecht & Harlingen: De Compagnie van Boekverkopers, c.1760. 8vo, half calf, marbled boards; title, index, 71 plates (18 folding, the rest double-page].
An atlas of over 100 town plans and old maps on 71 plates, some signed by Tirion and dated 1742-56, the rest unsigned and undated. Although the atlas concentrates on the Netherlands, there are plans from the rest of Europe and the Americas. The European plans include Amsterdam, Brussels, Antwerp & Rotterdam, Gdansk, St Petersburg, Strassburg, Paris & Geneva. The colonial plans include Cartagena, Lima, the Bahia Todos Santos in Brazil with a large inset plan of San Salvador, Cayenne, Surinam & Paramaribo, Guiana & Curacao, and New Orleans with two charts of the Mississippi Delta (based on the Jefferys of 1759 and one of the few available C18th plans of the city).
[Ref: 12425]    £5,000.00 ($6,390 • €5,660 rates)


  AMERICA 
 Central America 

TIRION, Isaak. [Eighteenth century map of Panama]
Kaart van de Landengte van Panama. Amsterdam, c.1745. Original colour. 275 x 315mm.
A map of the Isthmnus of Panama, marking the city of Panama, Chagres and Portobelo. The mountain ranges and rivers are carefully delineated, as the interest in crossing the isthmus was so strong.
[Ref: 17016]    £200.00 ($256 • €226 rates)


 South America 

TIRION, Isaak. [Map of the Dutch colony of Surinam with an inset of Paramaribo]
Landkaart van de Volkplantingen Suriname en Berbice. Plan van der Stad Paramaribo. Amsterdam, c.1760. Original colour. 305 x 400mm.
A map of Surinam, with an inset plan of Paramaribo marking two synagogues, reflecting the influx of Jews from Europe in the late 17th century.
[Ref: 18416]    £320.00 ($409 • €362 rates)


  ASIA 
 Japan 

TIRION, Isaak. [18th century map of Japan]
Imperio del Giappone. Venice, Albrizzi, c.1750. Coloured. 300 x 335mm.
The third state, with an abbreviated title. Albrizzi was the first publisher to issue Tirion's maps: Tirion's own atlas was issued in Amsterdam in 1744. WALTER: OAG 86.
[Ref: 18635]    £425.00 ($543 • €481 rates)


 Sri Lanka 

TIRION, Isaak. [18th century map of Sri Lanka]
Nuova Carta dell' Isola Ceilon fatta in Amsterdam par Isac Tirion. Venice: Giovanni Battista Albrizzi, c.1740. Coloured. 285 x 360mm.
A nap of Sri Lanka, orientated with north to the left. Albrizzi was the first publisher to issue Tirion's maps: Tirion's own atlas was issued in Amsterdam in 1744.
[Ref: 18414]    £240.00 ($307 • €272 rates)


  LONDON 
 London Maps 

TIRION, Isaak. [A Dutch copy of Rocque's map of the environs of London]
Kaart van Londen enz en van het Naby Gelegen Land ruim ein Urr gaans rondsom dezelve Stad; getrokken uit de groote gemeeten Kaart van der H.r John Rocque. Amsterdam, 1754. Original Colour. 290 x 425mm.
A much reduced verion of Rocque's 16-sheet map of the environs of London, although only extending west to Hammersmith rather than Hampton Court. HOWGEGO: 102.
[Ref: 18276]    £320.00 ($409 • €362 rates)


  EUROPE 
 Belgium 

TIRION, Isaak. [Belgium]
Nuova Carta delle Contée di Fiandra, Artois, ed Hannonia... Venice, Albrizzi, 1740. Coloured. 300 x 360mm.
Albrizzi was the first publisher to issue Tirion's maps: Tirion's own atlas was issued in Amsterdam in 1744.
[Ref: 9691]    £145.00 ($185 • €164 rates)


 Eastern Europe 

TIRION, Isaak. [Bohemia]
Nuova Carta del Regno di Boemia, ducato di Slesia, Marchesato di Moravia, e Lusazia. Venice, Albrizzi, 1740. Coloured. 310 x 360mm.

[Ref: 11292]    £180.00 ($230 • €204 rates)


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