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BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [Early townplan of Sluis in Belgium]
Sluys. Cologne, 1581-, Latin text edition. Original colour. 290 x 405mm.
Sluis in Belgium, from Braun & Hogenberg's 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first series of printed townplans.
[Ref: 9914]    £220.00 ($292 • €251 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [The Flanders "Egg" Map]
Flandria. Antwerp, 1584, Latin text edition. Original colour with additions. 390 x 505mm. Bottom centerfold repaired, verdigris weakness reinforced on verso.
The so-called 'Egg' map, because of its oval strapwork borders. This example is from the second plate of two, introduced in 1579, with the woman holding the shield in contemporary dress rather than classical. VAN DEN BROECKE: 76.
[Ref: 10563]    £980.00 ($1,301 • €1,120 rates)


BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [Hoefnagel's beautiful two-sheet townplan of Antwerp]
Antverpia. Cologne, 1598. Two sheets conjoined, total 450 x 785mm. A few small repairs to binding folds.
This two-sheet bird's-eye view of Antwerp was prepared for Volume V of Braun & Hogenberg's 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', published 1598. These large antique maps are often badly damaged because they were folded several times to fit into the atlas: however this example is surprisingly in good condition.
[Ref: 11935]    £1,500.00 ($1,992 • €1,715 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [Flanders]
Flandria. Brescia, c.1598. 80 x 100mm, set in a page of text.
Flanders, from an Italian pirate edition of Ortelius's Epitome atlas. KOEMAN: Ort 69.; VAN DEN BROECKE: 75.
[Ref: 9150]    £75.00 ($100 • €86 rates)


QUAD, Matthias. [AN early 17th century map of Flanders]
Flandriae Descriptio. Cologne, Bussemacher, c.1600. Latin edition. 210 x 275mm.
Engraved by Johannes Bussemacher, published in Quad's 'Fasciculus Geographicuss'. Title above coats-of-arms at upper left. Additional text above map and in cartouche at lower right.
[Ref: 16566]    £250.00 ($332 • €286 rates)


BOISSEAU, Jean. [A rare 17th century antique panorama of Brussels]
Profil de la Ville de Bruxelles Siege et Residance des Ducs de Brabant. Paris, c.1647. Two sheets conjoined as issued, total 285 x 710mm.
Original antique prospect of Brussels published in the rare French album of city views, the 'Théâtre des Citez'.
[Ref: 11926]    £2,500.00 ($3,320 • €2,858 rates)


GUICCIARDINI, Ludovico. [Early town plan of Brussels]
Bruxella fontium copia coeli amoemtate et ædificiorum splendore nobliss. Amsterdam: Jan Jansson, 1648. Coloured. 315 x 385mm.
A town plan of Brussels based on Braun & Hogenberg, published in 'Descrittione di Lodovico Guicciardini patritio fiorentino di tutti i Paesi Bassi altrimenti detti Germania inferiore', by Lodovico Guicciardini (1521-1589) .
[Ref: 15001]    £300.00 ($398 • €343 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [A pirated edition of the Ortelius Epitome map of Flanders]
Flandria. Venice, c.1655. Coloured. 80 x 105mm.
A miniature map of Flanders. 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: 14704]    £80.00 ($106 • €91 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [A pirated edition of the Ortelius Epitome map of Brabant]
Brabantiae Recens Descri Venice, c.1655. Coloured. 80 x 105mm.
A miniature map of Brabant, oriented with north to the right. 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: 14711]    £80.00 ($106 • €91 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [A pirated edition of the Ortelius Epitome map of Liege]
Leodiensis Dioecesis. Venice, c.1655. Coloured. 80 x 105mm.
A miniature map of the Liege showing the Muese River valley including Namur, Maastricht, Liege and extending to Mariebourg. 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.
[Ref: 15568]    £65.00 ($86 • €74 rates)


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