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 Near East 

VISSCHER, Nicolas. [A scarce two-sheet map of the Turkish Empire]
Magni Turcarum Domini Imperium in Europa, Asia, et Africa... Amsterdam, Pieter Schenk II, c.1730. Original colour. Two sheets conjoined, total 505 x 845mm.
A large-format map of the Turkish Empire, showing the complete Mediterranean and Europe up to southern England. A large title cartouche features figures paying tribute to the sultan, designed by Philip Tideman and engraved by Willem van den Gouwen. This map was first published by Visscher in 1698; this example was published after the Viisscher plates were sold up after the death of Nicolas's widow Elizabeth in 1726. TIBBETTS: 154.
[Ref: 18443]    £1,400.00 ($1,816 • €1,625 rates)


VISSCHER, Nicolas. [An Anglo-Dutch separate-issue road map of England]
A New Mapp of the Kingdome of England Representing the Princedome of Wales, and other Provinces, Cities, Market Towns, with the Roads from Town to Town. And the Number of reputed Miles between them, are given by Inspection without Scale or Compass. Printed and given out by Nicolas Visscher upon the Dam at the signe of the Fischer... and are to be sold by John Overton at the White Horse without Newgate. Amsterdam,, c.1694. 570 x 500mm. Trimmed close to neatline, laid on contemporary paper as originally issued.
A callaboration between publishers in Amsterdam and London. A detailed map of England and Wales criss-crossed by straight lines representing roads. This state, about ten years after the first, is identified by the dedication to William III under the elaborate title cartouche supported by putti and surmounted with the Royal Arms. Shirley "British Isles" Visscher 2 , State 4 of 5.
[Ref: 10557]    £480.00 ($623 • €557 rates)


VISSCHER, Nicolas. [A splendid 17th century map of Ireland with an extensive index]
Hiberniæ Regnum... Amsterdam, c.1698. Fine original colour. 565 x 475mm, with extra strips pasted at sides, extending to 745mm.
A large and detailed map of Ireland, with the major roads marked. Unusually the 'Alphabeth-Tafel', a huge index of towns and villages that normally appeared as a separate sheet in Visscher's atlas, had been cut in two and pasted on the sides of the map. The two title cartouches feature characters from Greek mythology: in the title are Pan. Demeter and Hermes; in the scale cartoche are Perseus riding on Pegasus to rescue Andromeda from Cetus the sea-monster. BONAR LAW: DS 3, state ii of ii.
[Ref: 19415]    £1,500.00 ($1,946 • €1,742 rates)

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