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  EUROPE 

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 ($394 • €335 rates)


SAIVE, A. [A map of Europe as a 'goose-game']
Jeu Militaire & Maritime ou jeu Géographique Historique illustre dépose Europe. Dressé et composé par A Saive. Paris: Saussine, c.1890. Colour lithograph. Sheet 460 x 640mm. Paper lightly toned.
A French goose-game in which the players race around Europe, starting at Gibraltar and finishing on the 100th spot, Paris. Around the map are vignette scenes, of both historical events including battles on land and sea, as well as cultural scenes such as bull fighting in Spain and hunting polar bears in Russia. The rules (in French) are transcribed down the right side of the map.
[Ref: 18595]    £750.00 ($986 • €838 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 ($1,840 • €1,564 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 ($526 • €447 rates)


Anonymous. [An anti-Maquis poster from 1944]
Les Pays Changent - Hommes et Méthodes Sont les Mêmes. Katyn, Vinnitza, H.te Savoie... Le Stalinisme ferait de l'Europe un Charnier! Savoy?, 1944. Colour offset lithograph. Sheet 805 x 1195mm. Minor repairs to folds.
A propaganda poster with a map of Europe filled with a montage of photographs of dead bodies, with arrow highlighting three examples. The title reads 'Countries change - Men and methods stay the same... Stalinism will make Europe a charnel house'. Published either by the Vichy French or the Germans occupiers of Haute-Savoie, it seeks to associate the uprising of the 'Maquis des Glières', the local French Resistance, in 1943-4 with two of the most notorious massacres perpetrated by Stalinist Russia: Katyn in Poland (22,000 army officers, police and intelligensia, 1940); and Vinnytsia in the Ukraine (10,000, most shot, during the Great Purge, 1937-38). By labelling the Maquis as communists and linking their guerrilla tactics (which killed French police and collaborators as well as Germans) with Soviet atrocities, the authors of this poster hoped to undermine their support among the local population.
[Ref: 18452]    £950.00 ($1,248 • €1,061 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 ($1,117 • €949 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 ($2,365 • €2,011 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 ($499 • €424 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 ($1,156 • €983 rates)


HOMANN, Johann Baptist. [Antique map of the Seventeen Provinces of the Netherlands]
Tabula Generalis Totius Belgii qua Provinciæ XVII Infer. Germaniæ... Nuremberg, c.1720. Original colour with additions. 495 x 580mm. With the Depôt de la Marine ink stamp in sea area.
Original antique map of the Seventeen Provinces of the Netherlands, with a title cartouche featuring cherubs, 17 coat of arms of the provinces and a globe showing the Dutch posessions in the East Indies.
[Ref: 12072]    £320.00 ($420 • €357 rates)


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