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QUAD, Matthias. [The first issue of Quad's map of Corsica]
Corsica. Cologne: Johann Bussemacher, 1600, German text edition. 220 x 320mm. A fine example
Corsica, engraved by Johann Bussemacher after Ortelius for Quad's 'Fasciculus Geographicus Complectens', with five lines of Latin text engraved underneath.
[Ref: 18348]    £425.00 ($561 • €486 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [Berry & Limagne]
Regionis Biturgium Exactiss: Descriptio...; Limaniae Topographia... Antwerp, 1612, Spanish text. Original colour. 315 x 490mm.
Two maps on one sheet, from the 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum'. VAN DEN BROECKE: 39.
[Ref: 9247]    £250.00 ($330 • €286 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [Blois & Limousin]
Blisois. Blesiensis Territorii...; Lemovicum Totius et Confinum... Antwerp, 1612, Spanish text. Original colour. 340 x 470mm.
Two maps on one sheet, from the 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum'. VAN DEN BROECKE: 43.
[Ref: 9248]    £250.00 ($330 • €286 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [Calais & Vermandois]
Caletensium et Bononiensium Ditionis Accurata Delineatio; Vermanduorum Eorumque Confinium Exactissima Descript. Antwerp, 1612, Spanish text. Original colour. 345 x 470mm. Split in lower centrefold margin repaired.
Two maps on one sheet, from the 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum'. VAN DEN BROECKE: 45.
[Ref: 9250]    £250.00 ($330 • €286 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [Savoy, Venaissin & Golfe de Lion]
Sabaudiae Ducat.; Gallia Narbonens.; Venuxini Comitatus Nova Descr. Antwerp, 1612, Spanish text. Original colour. 355 x 470mm. Pair of small wormholes filled.
Three maps on one sheet. from the 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum'. VAN DEN BROECKE: 49.
[Ref: 9295]    £250.00 ($330 • €286 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [Anjou]
Anjou. Andegavensium Ditionis Vera et Integra Descriptio.. Antwerp, 1612, Spanish text. Original colour. 355 x 475mm. Small split in lower centrefold repaired.
Decorative map of Anjou from the 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum', after Lezin Guyet. VAN DEN BROECKE: 40.
[Ref: 9296]    £250.00 ($330 • €286 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [Picardie]
Picardiae, Belgiæ regionis descriptio. Antwerp, 1612, Spanish text. Original colour. 330 x 515mm. Narrow lateral margins due to the size of the map.
Decorative map of Picardie from the 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum', after Jean Surhon. VAN DEN BROECKE: 46, state 2 of 4.
[Ref: 9298]    £250.00 ($330 • €286 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [Lorraine]
Lorraine. Lotharingiae Nova Descriptio. Antwerp, 1612, Spanish text. Original colour. 345 x 505mm.
Decorative map of Lorraine from the 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum'. VAN DEN BROECKE: 50.
[Ref: 9302]    £270.00 ($356 • €309 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [Burgundy]
Burgundiae Ducatus; Burgundiae Comitatus, auctore Dno. Ferdinando Lannoyo. Antwerp, 1612, Spanish text. Original colour. 360 x 505mm. Narrow right margin.
Two maps on one sheet, both showing parts of Burgundy, first issued 1603. De Lannoy drew his map in 1563 but, despite his obtaining a privilege, the Spaniards suppressed it for political reasons. VAN DEN BROECKE: 53.
[Ref: 9301]    £250.00 ($330 • €286 rates)


FRANCINI, Alessandro. [A superb early 17th century plan of Fontainebleau]
Portrait de la Maison Royale de Fontaine Belleau. French, c.1614. Engraving, Sheet 560 x 470mm. Trimmed within plate, as issued, a few small repairs.
A fine bird's-eye view of the royal palace of Fontainebleau, engraved by Michael Lasne after Alessandro Francini, with a 32-point key. Alessandro (d. 1648) and his older brother Tommaso (1571-1651), from Florence, were hydraulic engineers who work transformed French formal gardens with fountains and water-driven automata. Alexandre's engravings were instrumental in publicising the new styles.
[Ref: 16610]    £750.00 ($990 • €858 rates)


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