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  EUROPE 
 The Netherlands 

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [Rotterdam & Gouda]
Roterodamum Hollandiae Opp.; Gouda... Cologne, 1588, Latin text edition. Coloured. 370 x 485mm.
Early map-views of Rotterdam & Gouda, published in the third volume of the Civitates Orbis Terrarum, the first series of printed town plans. KOEMAN: B&H 3.
[Ref: 11688]    £850.00 ($1,105 • €978 rates)


FEDDES, Pieter. [An early 17th Century plan of Leeuwarden]
Leeuwerden. De Hooftstadt van Vrieslandt. Harlingensis Fecit et excudebat 1622. Harlingen: Feddes, c.1622. 420 x 515mm. Thread margins, extra margins added on all sides.
A rare plan of Leeuwarden, Friesland, engraved and published by Feddes (1586-c.1623) under his pseudonym 'Harlingensis'. It shows the defences of the city considerably improved since the Braun and Hogenberg plan dated 1580. That year Friesland rebelled against the Spanish Hapsburgs, joining the Eighty Years' War.
[Ref: 17300]    £1,500.00 ($1,950 • €1,725 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 ($2,470 • €2,185 rates)


 Belgium 

TALLIS, John. [Map of Belgium with vignettes]
Belgium. London: John Tallis & Co., c.1851. Original outline colour. Steel engraving, printed area 270 x 350mm.
Detailed map of Belgium, drawn and engraved by John Rapkin for the 'Illustrated Atlas', one of the last decorative atlases, with an ornate printed border and vignettes of Antwerp Cathedral, the church of St Gudule in Brussels and the Waterloo monument.
[Ref: 17144]    £120.00 ($156 • €138 rates)


 Poland 

MERIAN, Mattheus. [17th century map of Poland]
Polonia Regnum, et Silesia Ducatus. Frankfurt, c.1640. Coloured. 270 x 360mm. Narrow margins, laid on contemporary paper, possibly part of a composite atlas. Fine impression
A detailed map of Poland, with Silesia and Prussia from Merian's Neuwe Archontologica Cosmica. Featuring two decorative coats of arms and title cartouche. Based on earlier maps by Blaeu.
[Ref: 17481]    £320.00 ($416 • €368 rates)


 Eastern Europe 

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [16th Century plans of Prague & Cheb]
Praga, Bohemiae Metropolis Accuratissime Expressa; Egra... Cologne, 1575, Latin text edition. Coloured. 335 x 475mm.
Prospects of Prague and Cheb (near the Czech/German border), published in the first volume of Braun & Hogenberg's 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first systematic series of printed townplans. KOEMAN: B&H 1.
[Ref: 17669]    £950.00 ($1,235 • €1,093 rates)


SPEED, John. [Speed's famous 17th century map of Hungary]
The Mape of Hungari newly augmented by John Speed Ano. Dom: 1626 London: Bassett & Chiswell, 1676. Coloured. 395 x 510mm. Minor repairs to centerfold
A fine map of Hungary, from Speed's 'Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World', with eight costume vignettes down the sides and four city prospects, including Buda (Ofen), along the top. Published in the first English atlas of the world it has a text description of the country in English on the reverse.
[Ref: 17570]    £1,650.00 ($2,145 • €1,898 rates)


 Cyprus 

MYLLER, Angelicus Maria [Frontispiece from 'Peregrinus in Jerusalem']
Terraque Marique. Vienna & Nürnburg: Peter Conrad Monath, 1735. 180 x 135mm.
A frontispiece from 'Peregrinus In Jerusalem', the account of the 1718 journey of German monk Angelicus Maria Myller from Rome to Jerusalem then on to Troy, Gallipoli, Constantinople, Syria then back to Rome via Malta. This plate is a summary: it shows Myller riding a donkey into Egypt, with a bird's-eye view of the eastern Mediterranean behind, marking 'Caromania' (Turkey), Syria and Cyprus. 'Terraque Marique’ roughly means ‘by land and sea’.
[Ref: 17187]    £160.00 ($208 • €184 rates)


 Northern Italy 

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [16th century bird's-eye views of Genoa & Florence]
Genua; Florentia. Cologne, 1572-, Latin text edition. Coloured 330 x 480mm.
A pair of map-views printed on one sheet, showing Genova and Florence with the major buildings shown in profile, with little consideration for perspective. It was published in the first volume of the 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first systematic series of printed town plans. KOEMAN: B&H 1.
[Ref: 17670]    £960.00 ($1,248 • €1,104 rates)


KELLER, Georg. [A scarce map of Istria and the Gulf of Venice]
Abriss der Landschaffte Friol oder Fori Jull, Histriæ, etc, Sampt den Angrenzenden Landern . Frankfurt-am-Main, 1616. 215 x 265mm. Paper patch in top right corner of wides margins.
A map of the northern end of the Gulf of Venice ith Istria and the Friuli region, marking Ravenna, Venice, Zagreb, Pula, Rab, Pag and Sibenik.Embellished with galeons and sea monsters
[Ref: 17482]    £1,250.00 ($1,625 • €1,438 rates)


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