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  AMERICA 
 West Indies 

VISSCHER, Nicolas Jansz. [17th century map of Martinique in fine colour]
Insula Matanino vulgo Martanico... Amsterdam, 1657. Original colour. 470 x 570mm.
A large map of Martinique, during the conquest of the island by the French. North on the compass rose errs by 45° East. In 1635 the 'Compagnie des Îles de l'Amérique' sent nearly a hundred settlers from St Kitts to Martinique, where they built Fort St Pierre. On the map the island is divided in two with 'Demeure de Francois' to the north and west, and 'Demeure de Sauvages' (the indigenous Caribs) over the rest of the island. The map does not mention Fort St Louis, a second fort built by the French in 1638. The Caribs were exterminated or exiled by 1660.
[Ref: 11875]    £500.00 ($660 • €560 rates)


  EUROPE 

VISSCHER, Nicolas Jansz. [17th century map of Europe]
Europa delineata et recens edita par Nicolaum Visscher. Amsterdam, Johannes Jansson, 1658. Original colour. 460 x 550mm. Faint offset.
A decorative antique map of Europe with fine original colour. Several of Visscher's maps appeared in Jansson atlases.
[Ref: 12014]    £1,000.00 ($1,320 • €1,120 rates)


 The Netherlands 

VISSCHER, Nicolas Jansz. [A two-sheet map of the polders Mase & Achterdyken]
Seer net Gemeete Kaarte van de Respective Polders Mase en Achterdyken, met der selver sluysen, wateringen, weg slooten, stegen en wegen, in den quartiere van Maasland, gelegen aan de rivier de Mase, en in de Mayerye van 's Hertogenbossche, sig uytstreckende van de gemelte stad, langs de Dieskant, tot aan de stad Ravensteyn. Amsterdam, c.1680. Original body colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 475 x 800mm.
A map of the polders in North Brabant on the course of the river Meuse between Greveceur and Ravenstein. It has decorative cartouches for the title, scale and blank text box, and an armorial featuring a cow. An unusual map, i is more often seen as the reissue by Pieter Schenk jnr.
[Ref: 14946]    £1,200.00 ($1,584 • €1,344 rates)


VISSCHER, Nicolas Jansz. [Large and decorative 17th Century map of Holland]
Hollandiæ Comitatus in Ejusdem Subjacentes Ditiones; una cum Toto Ultrajectino Dominio… Amsterdam, c.1690. Original colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 760 x 570mm. Repaired tear at fold.
A detailed map of Holland, a province in the west of the Netherlands. The elaborate title cartouche celebrates the region's maritime accomplishments.
[Ref: 15109]    £900.00 ($1,188 • €1,008 rates)


 Belgium 

VISSCHER, Nicolas Jansz. [A fine map of Antwerp & its Environs]
Marchionatus Sacri Romani Imperii. Amsterdam, 1678, original colour, 460 x 550mm. Original greens oxidised, otherwise fine.
A beautiful plan of the city of Antwerp with its surroundings, in fine original colour. Surrounded by three panoramic city views of Antwerp and ten vignette views of notable buildings, together with a small table of historical explanations and coat of arms. With an inset of the southern region of Brabant. Engraved by Claes Janszoon Visscher and published by his son Nicolas Janszoon Visscher in the "Atlas Minor Sive Geographia Compendiosa".
[Ref: 11036]    £1,600.00 ($2,112 • €1,792 rates)


VISSCHER, Nicolas Jansz. [The Siege of Namur, 1692]
Nieuwe kaart van't Graafschap Namen: met een groot gedeelte van't Hertogdom Brabant:... Amsterdam, c.1692. 480 x 610mm. Good impression, binding folds flattened.
The conquest of Namur by Louis XIV's French army during the Nine Years' War. The most important action was the Siege of Namur, directed by Sébastien Le Prestre, Seigneur de Vauban, the foremost military engineer of the day. An inset shows the position of the French fort Charlemont.
[Ref: 11142]    £290.00 ($383 • €325 rates)


 Greece 

VISSCHER, Nicolas Jansz. [Morea during Venetian rule]
Peloponnesus hodie Morea... Amsterdam, 1698. Original colour. 455 x 560mm. A very fine example.
A decorative and detailed map of the Morea or Peloponnese, published at when it was in the tenuous possession of Venice. Thus the title cartouche features the campanile of St Mark's and the Venetian lion surrounded by vanquished Turks. ZACHARAKIS: 2350.
[Ref: 15291]    £650.00 ($858 • €728 rates)


 Portugal 

VISSCHER, Nicolas Jansz. [17th century Dutch map of Portugal in fine colour]
Portugalliae et Algarbiae Regna. Amsterdam, c.1680. Full original colour. 505 x 530mm. Small repairs lower centerfold
A fine antique map of Portugal with decorative cartouches for both the title and scale, unusually this example has full contemporary colours on both the map and the cartouches / vignettes
[Ref: 12067]    £450.00 ($594 • €504 rates)


 Russia 

VISSCHER, Nicolas Jansz. [A 17th Century map of Russia after Hessel Gerritsz]
Tabula Russiæ ex mandato Foedor Borissowits delineata... 1651. Amsterdam: 1651. Coloured. 430 x 540mm.
Highly decorative map of Russia, based on Hessel Gerritz's map of 1613, with a large inset plan of Moscow to the top left, and to the right five prospects of Archangel, Narva and the Kremlin, and depiction of Russian steam baths. The map covers the European part of the Russian Empire extending from Poland to the steppes of Tartary, and from the Mourmanskoy More (Barents Sea) to the Black and Caspian Seas. The map is richly decorated with a large title cartouche surmounted by Russian gentlemen, sailing ships, and a compass rose
[Ref: 17620]    £2,650.00 ($3,498 • €2,968 rates)


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