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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]    £380.00 ($502 • €426 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 ($1,320 • €1,120 rates)


BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG, Frans. [16th century town plan of Dordrecht]
Dordrecht. Cologne, 1581, Latin text edition. 330 x 465mm.
An early townplan of the city of Dordrecht in the Netherlands. Published in Braun & Hogenberg's 'Civitates Orbis Terrarum', the first series of printed townplans, it is a cross between a map and a view, with little sense of perspective. The year of publication, 1581, saw the 'Act of Abjuration', the formal declaration of independence of the Dutch Low Countries from the Spanish king, Philip II.
[Ref: 11683]    £550.00 ($726 • €616 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]    £1,200.00 ($1,584 • €1,344 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]    £800.00 ($1,056 • €896 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 ($1,122 • €952 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 ($528 • €448 rates)


QUAD, Matthias. [Early 17th century map of Holland]
Hollandia quae olim Batavia.. Cologne, c.1600. Colured. 165 x 270mm.
Oriented to the West. Engraved by Johannes Bussemacher after Henricus Nagel, published by Quad in the 'Geographisch Handtbuch'. The stippled sea is populated with several types of sailing ships, and the map is embellished with a strapwork title cartouche, a leo belgicus coat of arms, and decorative distance scale.
[Ref: 16565]    £350.00 ($462 • €392 rates)


GEELKERCKEN, Nicolaes van. [A rare carte-à-figure map of West Frisia]
Frisia Occidentalis. Leiden, 1618. Original colour. Sheet 410 x 530mm. Trimmed within neatline.
A very unusual separate-issue map of West Frisia, engraved by Dierick Albertsen, his only known map. Along the top is the main title decorated with eleven city arms, with four propects of cities including Harlingen & Leeuwarden; down the left are five vignettes of costumes of antiquity and down the right are five vignettes of modern dress; and along the bottom are seven more prospects. In the bottom right corner is a large dedication cartouche including the scale. This map is more frequently seen as published by Frederick de Wit in 1665.
[Ref: 15686]    £1,900.00 ($2,508 • €2,128 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 ($1,980 • €1,680 rates)


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