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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 ($336 • €284 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 ($336 • €284 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 ($336 • €284 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 ($336 • €284 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 ($336 • €284 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 ($363 • €307 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 ($336 • €284 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 ($1,009 • €852 rates)


BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [An early plan of Bar-le-Duc, Lorraine]
Description de la ville de Bar facite L'An 1617. Cologne: 1617. Original colour. 445 x 350mm. A very fine example
A 'map-view' of Bar-le-Duc with key identifying 41 locations, published in the last volume of the 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first atlas of printed town plans. KOEMAN: B&H 6.
[Ref: 15129]    £300.00 ($404 • €341 rates)


BLAEU, Willem Janszoon. [17th century antique map of the Ile de Ré and Oleron]
Insulae Divi Martini et Uliarius, Vulgo L'Isle de Ré et Oleron. Amsterdam, 1640, Latin text edition. Original colour. 390 x 540mm. The green of the original colour darkened.
Original antique map of the Ile de Ré and Oleron, orientated with north to the left, with La Rochelle marked on the mainland. With maritime-themed cartouches for the title and scale and numerous vignette ships and sea-battles. KOEMAN: Bl 22.
[Ref: 12342]    £450.00 ($605 • €511 rates)


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