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  EUROPE 
 Belgium 

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. [C19th plan of Antwerp]
Antwerp (Antwerpen.) Anvers. London: Baldwin & Cradock, 1836. Original outline colour. Steel-engraving. Dissected and laid on linen, folded into buckram covers, titled in gilt, as issued. 345 x 400mm.
Detailed townplan, with elevations of the most important buildings under the map. Above the map is a prospect of the town 'From a print in the British Museum'. On the right side of the map is a 'Plan of the Scheldt, & the Forts from Antwerp to Lillo'. Usually this map appeared in the SDUK atlas: however this example was issued as a folding map, probably for the use of a tourist.
[Ref: 15493]    £110.00 ($141 • €123 rates)


Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. [19th century plan of Brussels]
Brussels (Bruxelles). London, Baldwin & Cradock, 1837. Original outline colour. Steel-engraving, 340 x 400mm.
Detailed townplan, with elevations of the most important buildings under the map and an inset of the Environs bottom left.
[Ref: 13838]    £90.00 ($115 • €101 rates)


VERNET, Carle. [View of the Battle of Waterloo in 1815]
Campagnes des Français. Bataille du Mont St Jean dite de Waterloo le 12 Juin 1815. Paris, c.1840. Engraving, sheet 250 x 380mm, trimmed to image and laid on paper with printed border and title label, as issued, total 350 x 500mm.
A scene of the final stages of the Battle of Waterloo, with Napoleon riding away on Marengo, realising the campaign was lost. It was engraved by Bouvinet after Carle Vernet for Vernet's 'Campagnes des Français sous le Consulat & l´Empire'. The unusual presentation suggests that this example was a subscriber's issue.
[Ref: 15682]    £350.00 ($447 • €392 rates)


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: 18062]    £110.00 ($141 • €123 rates)


 Luxembourg 

BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [16th century plan of Luxembourg]
Lutzenburgum... Cologne: 1588, Latin text edition. 355 x 415mm. Snall repaired hole in centerfold.
Map-view of Luxembourg, published in the third volume of the Civitates Orbis Terrarum, the first series of printed town plans. KOEMAN: B&H 3.
[Ref: 11941]    £750.00 ($959 • €841 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [16th century map of Luxembourg]
Lutzenburgensis Ducatus Veriss Descript. Iacobo Surhonio Montano auctore. Antwerp, Officina Plantiniana, 1592, Latin text edition. Coloured. 370 x 490mm.
Emperor Charles V paid Jacques Surhon 500 Livres for drawing a map of Luxembourg in 1551: however it was not published until 1579, when Antwerp had enough political freedom for Ortelius to publish it. VAN DEN BROECKE: 60, state 3 of 4.
[Ref: 12586]    £650.00 ($831 • €729 rates)


BLAEU, Johannes. [17th century antique town plan of Luxembourg]
Lutzenburgum. Amsterdam, c.1649, Latin edition. Old colour. 395 x 510mm. Fine condition
A detailed plan of Luxemburg from Blaeu's 'Townbook' of the Netherlands, decorated with two armorials.
[Ref: 11937]    £1,200.00 ($1,534 • €1,345 rates)


BLAEU, Johannes. [17th century plan of Luxembourg]
Lutzenburgum. Amsterdam, c.1649, Dutch edition. Coloured. 395 x 510mm.
Plan of Luxembourg from Blaeu's 'Townbook' of the Netherlands, decorated with two armorials.
[Ref: 11938]    £900.00 ($1,150 • €1,009 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [A pirated edition of the Ortelius Epitome map of Luxembourg]
Lutzeburg. Venice, c.1655. Coloured. 80 x 105mm.
A miniature map of Luxembourg. 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: 15563]    £80.00 ($102 • €90 rates)


JANSSON, Jan. [17th century map of Luxembourg]
Ducatus Lutzenburgensis Nova et accurata Descriptio. Amsterdam, 1658, French edition. Original colour. 400 x 515mm. Verdisgris cracks repaired.
A fine map of the Duchy of Luxembourg.
[Ref: 11939]    £300.00 ($383 • €336 rates)


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