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ORTELIUS, Abraham. [16th century Dutch map of Friesland]
Oost ende West Vrieslandts Beschryvinghe utriusque Frisiorum Regionis Noviss: Descriptio Antwerp: Christoph Plantin, 1574, Latin edition. Coloured, with gold highlights. 390 x 510mm. Small area of map repaired.
Antique map of Friesland, derived from a map by Jacob van Deventer. This example has the pagination of the 1574 edition of the Theatrum 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 repair. VAN DEN BROECKE: 80.
[Ref: 12889]    £300.00 ($374 • €332 rates)


BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [Early prospect of Maastricht]
Traiectum as Mosam... Cologne, 1575, Latin text edition. 370 x 495mm.
A prospect of the city of Maastricht in the Netherlands drawn by Simon à Bello Monte and published in Braun & Hogenberg's 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first series of printed townplans. The title "Traiectum ad Mosam" means "crossing over the Meuse", giving Maastricht its Dutch name. In 1579, five years after publication, the city was sacked by the Spanish under general Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma and was held until 1632.
[Ref: 11684]    £1,000.00 ($1,246 • €1,108 rates)


BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [Early town plan of Maastricht]
Maestricht. Traiectum as Mosam. Cologne, 1581, Latin text edition. Coloured. 370 x 495mm.
A plan of the city of Maastricht in the Netherlands, published in Braun & Hogenberg's 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first series of printed townplans. The title 'Traiectum ad Mosam' means 'crossing over the Meuse', giving Maastricht its Dutch name. In 1579, two years before publication, the city was sacked and looted by the Spanish under General Alexander Farnese, Duke of Parma, and was held until 1632.
[Ref: 11686]    £900.00 ($1,121 • €997 rates)


BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [Early town plan of Rotterdam]
Roterodamum, Hollandiae in ostio Roteri flu. Cologne, 1588, Latin text edition. Coloured. 370 x 485mm.
The second map-view of Rotterdam from the 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first series of printed town plans, this one a full page plate rather than split with Gouda. KOEMAN: B&H 4.
[Ref: 11689]    £650.00 ($810 • €720 rates)


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 ($1,059 • €942 rates)


QUAD, Matthias. [Holland]
Hollandia. Cologne, c.1600. 165 x 270mm.
Engraved by Johannes Bussemacher after Henricus Nagel, published in Quad's 'Geographisch Handtbuch'.
[Ref: 9094]    £400.00 ($498 • €443 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]    £1,100.00 ($1,371 • €1,219 rates)


COMMELIN, Isaac. [Flemish Coastal Fort.]
De Phillipines Beleegert en Ontsett. Anno. 1635. Utrecht, c.1640. 285 x 380mm. Narrow lateral margins.
A map-view of the fortifications of a Flemish coastal fort, with battle scenes in the surrounding countryside. From " Frederick Hendrick Van Nassauw, Prince Van Orangien, Zyn Leven En Bedryf" by Isaac Commelin.
[Ref: 9899]    £160.00 ($199 • €177 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [A pirated edition of the Ortelius Epitome map of Normandy]
Descript Frisiae. Venice, c.1655. Coloured. 80 x 105mm.
A miniature map of Frisia, northern Holland. 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: 14717]    £80.00 ($100 • €89 rates)


ORTELIUS, Abraham. [A pirated edition of the Ortelius Epitome map of Zeeland]
Zelandicarum Insularum descriptio. Venice, c.1655. Coloured. 80 x 105mm.
A miniature map of Zeeland. 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: 14720]    £90.00 ($112 • €100 rates)


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