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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)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [A pirated edition of the Ortelius Epitome map of Normandy]
Descript Frisiae. Venice, c.1655. Coloured. 80 x 105mm.
A miniature map of Frisia, northern Holland. 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: 14717]    £80.00 ($108 • €91 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [A pirated edition of the Ortelius Epitome map of Zeeland]
Zelandicarum Insularum descriptio. Venice, c.1655. Coloured. 80 x 105mm.
A miniature map of Zeeland. 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: 14720]    £90.00 ($121 • €102 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [A pirated edition of the Ortelius Epitome map of Gelderland]
Gelria Venice, c.1655. Coloured. 80 x 105mm.
A miniature map of Gelderland. 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: 14727]    £65.00 ($87 • €74 rates)


JANSSON, Jan. [Groningen]
Groninga Dominium. Auctore Bartholdo Wicheringe. Amsterdam: Heirs of Jan Jansson, 1666, Latin text. Original colour. 385 x 500mm.
Groningen, with decorative cartouches for the title and scale. Published in the 'Atlas Contractus', a two-volume atlas, published two years after Jansson's death by his son-in-law, Jan Jansson van Waesbergen. KOEMAN: Me 184 & 185.
[Ref: 8432]    £350.00 ($471 • €398 rates)


JANSSON, Jan. [Friesland]
Frisia Occidentalis. Auctoribus Adriano Metio et Gerardo Frietag. Amsterdam: Heirs of Jan Jansson, 1666, Latin text. Original colour. 390 x 500mm.
Friesland, with decorative cartouches for the title, key and scale. Published in the 'Atlas Contractus', a two-volume atlas, published two years after Jansson's death by his son-in-law, Jan Jansson van Waesbergen. KOEMAN: Me 184 & 185.
[Ref: 8433]    £450.00 ($605 • €511 rates)


JANSSON, Jan. [Overijssel]
Trans-Isulana. Amsterdam: Heirs of Jan Jansson, 1666, Latin text. Original colour. 390 x 500mm. Trimmed to plate and laid on a new sheet of text, as issued, paper toned
Overijssel, with decorative cartouches for the title, key and scale. This example is a marriage of the the correct map and text: if the wrong map was printed on a sheet of text it was cheaper to stick the right map on the text rather than reprinting the text. The glue appears to have caused the paper to brown. Published in the 'Atlas Contractus', a two-volume atlas, published two years after Jansson's death by his son-in-law, Jan Jansson van Waesbergen. KOEMAN: Me 184 & 185.
[Ref: 8434]    £380.00 ($511 • €432 rates)


DE WIT, Frederick. [Groeningen]
Tabulae Dominii Groningae Quae et Complectitur Maximam Partem Drentiae Emendata Amsterdam, c. 1680, Original colour, 463 x 549mm
A fine engraved map of the northernmost province of Groningen. the decorative cartouche in the bottom right hand corner enclosing a quartered coat of arms surmounted by a crown and surrounded by putti, a figure of Athena, barrels of wine, cheeses and animals. Compass rose and rhumb lines. In upper right hand corner inset of the islands Rottum, Borckum, etc. off the coast of Groningen and Emden.
[Ref: 7658]    £280.00 ($377 • €318 rates)


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