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 The Netherlands 

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [Early town plan of Maastricht]
Maestricht. Traiectum as Mosam. Cologne, 1581, Latin text edition. Coloured. 370 x 495mm.
A plan of the city of Maastricht in the Netherlands, published in Braun & Hogenberg's 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first series of printed townplans. The title 'Traiectum ad Mosam' means 'crossing over the Meuse', giving Maastricht its Dutch name. In 1579, two years before publication, the city was sacked and looted by the Spanish under General Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma, and was held until 1632.
[Ref: 11686]    £1,200.00 ($1,614 • €1,363 rates)

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [Early town plan of Rotterdam]
Roterodamum, Hollandiae in ostio Roteri flu. Cologne, 1588, Latin text edition. Coloured. 370 x 485mm.
The second map-view of Rotterdam from the 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first series of printed town plans, this one a full page plate rather than split with Gouda. KOEMAN: B&H 4.
[Ref: 11689]    £800.00 ($1,076 • €909 rates)

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [Rotterdam & Gouda]
Roterodamum Hollandiae Opp.; Gouda... Cologne, 1588, Latin text edition. Coloured. 370 x 485mm.
Early map-views of Rotterdam & Gouda, published in the third volume of the Civitates Orbis Terrarum, the first series of printed town plans. KOEMAN: B&H 3.
[Ref: 11688]    £850.00 ($1,143 • €966 rates)

QUAD, Matthias. [Holland]
Hollandia. Cologne, c.1600. 165 x 270mm.
Engraved by Johannes Bussemacher after Henricus Nagel, published in Quad's 'Geographisch Handtbuch'.
[Ref: 9094]    £400.00 ($538 • €454 rates)

QUAD, Matthias. [Early 17th century map of Holland]
Hollandia quae olim Batavia.. Cologne, c.1600. Colured. 165 x 270mm.
Oriented to the West. Engraved by Johannes Bussemacher after Henricus Nagel, published by Quad in the 'Geographisch Handtbuch'. The stippled sea is populated with several types of sailing ships, and the map is embellished with a strapwork title cartouche, a leo belgicus coat of arms, and decorative distance scale.
[Ref: 16565]    £350.00 ($471 • €398 rates)

GEELKERCKEN, Nicolaes van. [A rare carte-à-figure map of West Frisia]
Frisia Occidentalis. Leiden, 1618. Original colour. Sheet 410 x 530mm. Trimmed within neatline.
A very unusual separate-issue map of West Frisia, engraved by Dierick Albertsen, his only known map. Along the top is the main title decorated with eleven city arms, with four propects of cities including Harlingen & Leeuwarden; down the left are five vignettes of costumes of antiquity and down the right are five vignettes of modern dress; and along the bottom are seven more prospects. In the bottom right corner is a large dedication cartouche including the scale. This map is more frequently seen as published by Frederick de Wit in 1665.
[Ref: 15686]    £1,900.00 ($2,556 • €2,158 rates)

FEDDES, Pieter. [An early 17th Century plan of Leeuwarden]
Leeuwerden. De Hooftstadt van Vrieslandt. Harlingensis Fecit et excudebat 1622. Harlingen: Feddes, c.1622. 420 x 515mm. Thread margins, extra margins added on all sides.
A rare plan of Leeuwarden, Friesland, engraved and published by Feddes (1586-c.1623) under his pseudonym 'Harlingensis'. It shows the defences of the city considerably improved since the Braun and Hogenberg plan dated 1580. That year Friesland rebelled against the Spanish Hapsburgs, joining the Eighty Years' War.
[Ref: 17300]    £1,500.00 ($2,018 • €1,704 rates)

COMMELIN, Isaac. [Flemish Coastal Fort.]
De Phillipines Beleegert en Ontsett. Anno. 1635. Utrecht, c.1640. 285 x 380mm. Narrow lateral margins.
A map-view of the fortifications of a Flemish coastal fort, with battle scenes in the surrounding countryside. From " Frederick Hendrick Van Nassauw, Prince Van Orangien, Zyn Leven En Bedryf" by Isaac Commelin.
[Ref: 9899]    £160.00 ($215 • €182 rates)

JOLLAIN, Gerard. [Scarce 17th century prospect of Amsterdam]
Amsterdam. Paris, c.1650. 385 x 525mm. Top edge expertly rebuilt with some mss. fill to the printed border and title.
A rare French prospect of Amsterdam from the Amstel, with the landmarks named in the plate and the foreground filled with the merchant ships that gave the city its wealth. Underneath is a short description in Latin and French. The restoration is only visible when held up to the light.
[Ref: 17663]    £1,900.00 ($2,556 • €2,158 rates)

ORTELIUS, Abraham. [A pirated edition of the Ortelius Epitome map of the Benelux countries]
Gallia Belgica. Venice, c.1655. Coloured. 80 x 105mm.
A miniature map of the Netherland, Belgium and Luxewmbourg. A second title appears outside the neatline. The map was published in 'Il theatro del mondo', an Italian pirate edition of the Ortelius 'Epitome' miniature atlas. First published in 1598, the publication was revived in 1655, forty years after the last edition of the Dutch original. KOEMAN: Ort 70.
[Ref: 14714]    £90.00 ($121 • €102 rates)

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