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  EUROPE 

ORTELIUS, Abraham. [16th century Dutch map of Europe]
Europae. Antwerp: Christoph Plantin, 1574, Latin edition. Coloured. 345 x 460mm. Centre fold reinforced, wide margin example.
A classic decorative map of Europe, with a title cartouche depicting Europa on the back of Zeus disguised as a bull. This example was printed from the second of two near-identical plates, identified by 'Africae Pars' in cursive script. VAN DEN BROECKE: 5, 'superior engraving quality [over first plate]'.
[Ref: 17305]    £1,350.00 ($1,817 • €1,543 rates)


QUAD, Matthias. [Early 17th century map of Europoe]
Europa. Cologne: Bussemacher: c.1600. Coloured. 200 x 280mm.
Decorative map of Europe by Quad, published by Johann Bussemacher. A scene of Nomadic Tartar tents are shown in the east. German text on verso.
[Ref: 17839]    £380.00 ($511 • €434 rates)


SPEED, John. [17th century English carte à figure map of Europe]
Europ, and the Cheife Cities Contained therein Described; with the Habits of Most Kingdoms Now in Use. London, George Humble, 1627. 390 x 510mm. A very fine example.
A classic decorative map of Europe, published in Speed's 'Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World', with ten costume vignettes down the sides and eight city prospects, including London, Rome & Venice, along the top.
[Ref: 13269]    £2,600.00 ($3,500 • €2,972 rates)


HONDIUS, Henricus. [17th century map of Europe]
Europa Exactissime Descripta... Amsterdam, 1658. Original colour. 380 x 500mm. In fine condition with wide margins.
A very striking and finely engraved map of Europe, with attractive baroque title and dedication cartouches.
[Ref: 12013]    £1,300.00 ($1,750 • €1,486 rates)


VISSCHER, Nicolas Jansz. [17th century map of Europe]
Europa delineata et recens edita par Nicolaum Visscher. Amsterdam, Johannes Jansson, 1658. Original colour. 460 x 550mm. Faint offset.
A decorative antique map of Europe with fine original colour. Several of Visscher's maps appeared in Jansson atlases.
[Ref: 12014]    £1,000.00 ($1,346 • €1,143 rates)


DE WIT, Frederick. [Separately issued carte à figure map of Europe]
Nova Europæ Descriptio. Amsterdam, c.1660. Original colour. 445 x 555mm. Lower centrefold reinforced.
De Wit's first map of Europe, a carte à figure with six town prospects along the top and eight costumes of monarchs down the sides. The comparable map of Africa is dated 1660.
[Ref: 7679]    £3,250.00 ($4,375 • €3,715 rates)


BLOME, Richard. [First folio altas map of Europe to be engraved & published in England]
A Mapp of Europe.. London, 1669. 395 x 555mm. A very fine impression, narrow margins as issued
Decorative map of Europe dedicated to James, Duke of York who became James II after the death of his brother Charles II. Engraved by Francis Lamb and published only three years after the Great Fire of London, it is the first folio-size map of Europe to be engraved and published by an Englishman. (John Speed's maps were engraved in Amsterdam.)
[Ref: 15151]    £850.00 ($1,144 • €972 rates)


SPEED, John. [Speed's classic carte à figure map of Europe]
Europ, and the Cheife Cities Contained therein Described; with the Habits of Most Kingdoms Now in Use. By Jo: Speed. Ano: Dom: 1626. London, Bassett & Chiswell, 1676. Coloured. 390 x 510mm.
A classic decorative map of Europe, published in Speed's 'Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World', with ten costume vignettes down the sides and eight city prospects, including London, Rome & Venice, along the top. Of interest is the continued presence of the mythical island of Frisland, south west of Iceland.
[Ref: 13726]    £3,500.00 ($4,711 • €4,001 rates)


DU VAL, Pierre. [17th Century Miniature map of Europe]
Europe. Paris, 1682. Original outline colour. 100 x 130mm.
An attractive miniature map of Europe marking its national boundaries and principal cities. From Du Val's miniature atlas 'La Géographie Universelle'. Du Val held the title of Geograph du Roy (geographer to the King).
[Ref: 17384]    £180.00 ($242 • €206 rates)


CORONELLI, Vincenzo Maria. [Two-sheet Map of Europe]
Parte Occidentale dell'Europa...; Parte Orientale dell'Europa... Venice, c.1690. Coloured. Two sheets conjoined, total 615 x 895mm.
A highly decorative map of Europe in two sheets, each with its own title cartouche. On this map Nova Zemblya still has an undecided coastline and the northern reaches of Siberia are marked as "Piaggie non per anco conosciute".
[Ref: 7569]    £2,800.00 ($3,769 • €3,200 rates)


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