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  EUROPE 

HARDING, James Duffield. [View of Montecarlo from an important topographical work]
Monaco Coast of Genoa Sept 1824. J.D.H. London, 1836. Tinted lithograph with hand finishing, printed area 265 x 375mm. A very fine example
Harding's 'Sketches at Home and Abroad' was a milestone in the development of colour printing. For the first time more than one lithographic stone was used, allowing different tones to be printed. Harding drew his own sketches onto the stones, which were then printed by Charles Hullmandel, the leading lithographic printer. The print run was limited to 1000 copies.
[Ref: 15831]    £450.00 ($581 • €494 rates)


BRUÉ, Adrien Hubert. [Wall map of Europe in 1844 once owned by Louis-Philippe, last king of France.]
Carte Physique, Routière et Politique d'Europe, d'après les Dernieres Traites de Paix. Paris: Charles Picquet, 1844. Original colour. Dissected and laid on linen, total 1250 x 1870mm. With red octagonal ink stamp with crown and initials "L.P".
A large format map of Europe, highlighting the boundary changes according to peace treaties. Recent years had seen Russia's gains from Persia in the Caucasus (1828), an independent Greece with Russia's increased territory in the Balkans (1829-32) and Belgium's borders (Treaty of the Eighty Articles, 1831). The ink stamp seems to be a variant of that of Louis-Philippe (1773-1850), the last king of France, who was forced to abdicate in the French Revolution of 1848. He spent the last years of his life in England.
[Ref: 14090]    £2,000.00 ($2,580 • €2,196 rates)


LEVASSEUR, Victor. [A decorative map of the continent of Europe]
Europe. Paris, A. Combette, c.1850. Original body colour with additions to the decorative borders. 330 x 450mm.
Steel engraved map, published in the Atlas Universel Illustre, with a highly decorative allegorial surround.
[Ref: 14176]    £200.00 ($258 • €220 rates)


VUILLEMIN, Alexandre A. [Northern Europe]
Nouvelle Carte Illustrée des États du Nord de L'Europe donnant la Russie d'Europe, la Suède et la Danemark... Paris, Bula & Delarue, c.1860. Original colour. 640 x 840mm.
Detailed map of northern Europe, from Germany to Russia and Georgia, with an illustration illustrative of each country. An inset shows the Russian Empire, including Alaska.
[Ref: 9549]    £300.00 ($387 • €329 rates)


MENETRIER, F. [A wall map of Europe illustrated with military uniforms]
Carte de Europe Publiée par Le Petit Journal. Paris, c.1900. Colour-printed wood engraving. 940 x 1095mm. Small repairs to folds.
A highly decorative map of Europe, surroundded with vignette illustrations. Along the top are views of 10 landmarks, including the Louvre. Westminster Abbey, Moscow's Kremlin and the Parthenon. Around the other three sides are illustrations of the uniforms of 26 European countries. In the corners of the map are the title, a view of the Petit Journal's premises in Paris, and comparitive tables of mountain heights and buildings including the newly-completed Eiffel Tower and Washington Monument. As this map was published as a supplement to the French 'Petit Journal' the ephemeral nature of this map makes surviving examples very unusual.
[Ref: 16006]    £1,400.00 ($1,806 • €1,537 rates)


Anonymous. [A World War One commemorative handkerchief]
[Europe at the outbreak of World War I.] Italian c. 1914. Colour-printed wood engraving on linen. 480 x 635mm. A very fine example.
A map of central and eastern Europe within a maritime ropework border. In the corners are Union flags paired with the flags of the principal allies at the beginning of WWI: France, Russia and Belgium.
[Ref: 15199]    £400.00 ($516 • €439 rates)


 BENELUX 

ORTELIUS, Abraham. [The Netherlands "Egg" Map by Ortelius]
Descriptio Germaniae Inferioris. Antwerp: Christoph Plantin, 1574, Latin edition. Coloured, with gold highlights. 390 x 510mm. Small area of printed border reinforced.
Antique map of the Netherlands also known as the 'Egg' map, because of its oval strapwork borders. This example has the text layout of either the 1574 or 1575 edition of the Theatrum, with the number erased and the number of the 1579 edition added in old ink mss: the publishers were obviously using up the remainder of an old edition. The ink mss. Has burned through the paper, necessitating the small repair. VAN DEN BROECKE: 58.
[Ref: 12887]    £850.00 ($1,097 • €933 rates)


SPEED, John. [Classic carte-à-figure map of the Netherlands & Belgium]
A New Mape of Ye XVII Provinces of Low Germanie, mended a new in manie places. Anno 1626. London: George Humble, c.1627. Coloured. 410 x 525mm. Repairs to printed border at bottom.
The Netherlands, from Speed's 'Prospect of the... World', with ten costume vignettes down the sides and eight city prospects, including Antwerp, Amsterdam and Utrecht, along the top.
[Ref: 16112]    £1,800.00 ($2,322 • €1,976 rates)


TAVERNIER, Melchior. [The Low Countries]
Carte Generale Des Dixsept Provinces Des Pais Bas... Paris, 1640, original colour, 535 x 410mm Repairs to margins.
A very detailed map of the Netherlands and Belgium marking rivers and settlements and with original colour denoting regional boundaries.
[Ref: 11008]    £380.00 ($490 • €417 rates)


JANSSON, Jan. Nova Totius Belgii Sive Germaniæ Inferioris accuratissima Delineatio 1661. Amsterdam: Heirs of Jan Jansson, 1666, Latin text. Original colour. 450 x 550mm.
A fine map, showing Holland, Belgium and Luxembourg, orientated with north to the right. Three cartouches, galleons and a compass rose provide decoration. This example was 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: 8189]    £880.00 ($1,135 • €966 rates)


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