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CAMOCIO, Giovanni Francesco. [Scarce 16th century Venetian map of Majorca]
De Maiorica Insula.. Venice: Ferrando and/or Donato Bertelli, c.1575. 180 x 235mm. Small repair to bottom right margin, impression weak top left.
Early map of Majorca, published in Bertelli's editions of Camocio's 'Isole famose, porti fortezze e terre marittime sottoposte alla Ser.ma Sig.ria di Venezia', despite this book being a description of the places claimed as subject to the Republic of Venice. A later state, with plate number.
[Ref: 13472]    £1,300.00 ($1,575 • €1,418 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [First printing of this 16th century Dutch map of the Province of Seville]
Hispalensis Conventus Delineatio, Auctore Hierymo Chiaves. Antwerp: Christoph Plantin, 1579, Latin edition. Coloured, with gold highlights. 350 x 460mm. Page number added in old ink mss. on verso.
An early map of Andalusia, extending from Las Sierras de Ronda to Cordoba and Sierra Morena to El Cerro and Aroche to Castromarin and Lepe, centered on Sevilla, with the Bay of Cadiz at the lower center. Three decorative cartouches, also showing a naval battle and sea monsters The map first appeared in the Additamentum of 1579; the text of this example matches that edition, but the original pagination '12a' has been erased and the pagination of the full Theatrum of that year, '15', written over the erasure in ink. VAN DEN BROECKE: 28.2.
[Ref: 12923]    £440.00 ($533 • €480 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [Andalucia]
Andaluzia. Brescia, 1598. 80 x 105mm, set in a page of text. Three corners made up, well outside printed area.
Southern Spain.
[Ref: 9054]    £60.00 ($73 • €65 rates)


METELLUS, Natalius Sequanus. [Spanish Islands in Africa]
[Cadiz]; [Tercera]; [Madeira & environs]; [Canaries]. Louvain, 1601. Four plates on one sheet, each c.100 x 160mm.
Published in Metellus' 'Isolario', the four plates depict Iberian islands, with Latin-text descriptions on verso.
[Ref: 3554]    £480.00 ($582 • €524 rates)


VRIENTS, Jan Baptist. [The Ortelius/Vrients map of Galicia in fine original colour]
Descripcion del Reyno de Galizia, auth. F.Fer.Oiea, ord. Pred. Antwerp, 1608-12, Italian textedition. Original colour. 380 x 485mm. Some reinforcing of verdigris on reverse.
A scarce map of Galicia engraved by Joannes Baptista Vrients, derived from the manuscript map by Ferdinando Ojea (1568-1615). In the top right corner angels hold up a book of music and an armorial, both of which have the words 'Hoc Mysterium Firmiter Profitemur' ('Here is the mystery of faith that we strongly profess'). As this map only appeared in Ortelius' 'Theatrum' from 1603 it is relatively uncommon. VAN DEN BROECKE: 32, Approximately 1300 copies printed.
[Ref: 19445]    £1,250.00 ($1,515 • €1,364 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [Andalucia, with Spanish text on verso]
Hispalensis Conventus Delineatio, Auctore Hierymo Chiaves. Antwerp, 1612, Spanish text. Original colour. 350 x 460mm. Centrefold reinforced with archivist's tissue.
First issued in 1580, this is an example of the second state, with added stippling in the sea. VAN DEN BROECKE: 28.2.
[Ref: 4306]    £275.00 ($333 • €300 rates)


BERTIUS, Petrus. [Early 17th century miniature map of the Balearic islands]
Majorcae et Minorcae descrip. Amsterdam: Jodocus Hondius, 1616. Coloured. 100 x 135mm.
A miniature map of Majorca & Minorca, engraved by Jodocus Hondius jnr for his edition of Petrus Bertius's 'Tabularum Geographicarum Contractarum'. Unlike the earlier plate, this version has longitude and latitude lines.
[Ref: 19135]    £260.00 ($315 • €284 rates)


CLOPPENBURG, Johannes. [Biscay]
Legionis, Biscaiae et Guipiscoae Typus. Amsterdam, 1630, French text edition. First Edition. 190 x 260mm. Fine impression
A reduction of the Hondius map of Biscay, engraved by Van den Keere for Cloppenburg's version of the Mercator 'Atlas Minor', KOEMAN: Me 198.
[Ref: 7918]    £110.00 ($133 • €120 rates)


TASSIN, Christophe. [A 17th century miniature map of Andalusia]
Reyno de Andaluzia. Paris, c.1633. 105 x 150mm. Good impression, wide margins.
A miniature map of Andalusia, published in Tassin's 'Cartes génerales de toutes les provinces de France et d'Espagne', first published 1633 by different Parisian publishers simultaneously. PASTEREAU: Tassin III.
[Ref: 14928]    £140.00 ($170 • €153 rates)


TASSIN, Christophe. [A 17th century miniature map of Castile]
Castilia ventus. Paris, c.1633. 105 x 150mm. Good impression, wide margins.
A miniature map of Castile, marking Madrid & Toledo. From Tassin's 'Cartes génerales de toutes les provinces de France et d'Espagne', first published 1633 by different Parisian publishers simultaneously. PASTEREAU: Tassin III.
[Ref: 14935]    £130.00 ($158 • €142 rates)


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