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Monmouthshire.

Monmouthshire. Blaeu, Joan. Monmouthshire. "Monumethensis Comitatus. Vernacule Monmouth Shire. " Amsterdam Apud Joahannem Blaeu 1646
Original coloured, copper engraved map of Monmouthshire, from the Fourth volume of Joan Blaeu's"Toonneel Des Aerdryscks, oft Nieuwe Atlas. . .". Dutch text to verso.
Large decorative title cartouche and scale: Royal crests. Bright original colour; clean; slight over inking of plate to upper corners. Very good.
Koeman1, Bl 45A. [339. ] 384 by 504mm (15 by 19¾ inches).    €400
Stock No. 1594 - British Isles full description

Lindisfarne & Holy Island

Lindisfarne & Holy Island. Blaeu, Joan. Lindisfarne & Holy Island. "Insula Sacra Vulgo Holy Island et Farne. " Amsterdam Apud Joahannem Blaeu 1646
Original coloured, copper engraved map of Lindisfarne And Holy Island with the coast of Northumberland, from the Fourth volume of Joan Blaeu's"Toonneel Des Aerdryscks, oft Nieuwe Atlas. . .". Dutch text to verso.
Large decorative title cartouche : Royal crest. Bright original colour; clean; minor spots to outer edges of blank margins. Very good.
Koeman1, Bl 45A. [356. ] 392 by 472mm (15½ by 18½ inches).    €200
Stock No. 1595 - British Isles full description

Lincolnshire.

Lincolnshire. Blaeu, Joan. Lincolnshire. "Lincolnia Comitatus. Anglis Lincoln-shire. " Amsterdam Apud Joahannem Blaeu. 1645
Original coloured, copper engraved map of Lincolnshire, from the Fourth volume of Joan Blaeu's"Le theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas.". French text to verso; illuminated initial.
Decorative title cartouche with scale; Royal crests; pedestal with 10 coats of arms plus 2 blank; ships to North Sea. Bright original colour; clean; Fine.
Koeman1, Bl 42A. [326. ] 421 by 504mm (16½ by 19¾ inches).    €500
Stock No. 1598 - British Isles full description

Isle Of Man.

Isle of Man. Blaeu, Joan. Isle of Man. "Mona. " Amsterdam Apud Joahannem Blaeu. 1645
Original coloured, copper engraved map of the Isle of Man, from the Fourth volume of Joan Blaeu's"Le theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas.". Single page. French text to verso; illuminated initial.
Decorative title cartouche; Royal crest; Manx coat of arms; ships to Irish Sea. Possibly the best early map of the Island. Bright original colour; generally clean; light waterstaining to left blank margin just touching plate; Wormhole to right blank margin. Good. With a page of text on the same guard.
Koeman1, Bl 42A. [355. ] 382 by 275mm (15 by 10¾ inches).    €300
Stock No. 1600 - British Isles full description

Channel Islands.

Jersey and Guernsey. Blaeu, Joan. Jersey and Guernsey. "Sarnia Insula, Vulgo Garnsey; Insula Cæsarea, VernaculeJarsey. " Amsterdam Apud Joahannem Blaeu. 1645
Original coloured, copper engraved map of the Channel Islands of Jersey, Guernsey. Sark and Herm from the Fourth volume of Joan Blaeu's"Le theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas.". French text to verso; illuminated initial.
Decorative title cartouche and scale; Royal crest; ships to sea.
The Latin names of Sarnia for Guernsey and Cæsaria for Jersey are taken from the"Antoine Itenary" of 284 AD as mentioned in the text. 250 Bright original colour; clean; light waterstain to edges of blank margins, far from the plate. 2 very small wormholes st top centrefold, unrestored. Good.
Koeman1, Bl 42A. [357. ] 392 by 473mm (15½ by 18½ inches).    €600
Stock No. 1601 - British Isles full description

Rutland.

Rutland. Blaeu, Joan. Rutland. "Rutlandia comitatus. Rutland Shire. " Amsterdam Apud Joahannem Blaeu. 1645
Original coloured, copper engraved map of Rutland, from the Fourth volume of Joan Blaeu's"Le theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas.". French text to verso; illuminated initial.
Large decorative title cartouche and scale; Royal crests; 3 Coats of Arms plus 1 blank.
A very decorative map of England's smallest county. Bright original colour; generally clean; Very good
Koeman1, Bl 42A. [327. ] 383 by 500mm (15 by 19¾ inches).    €300
Stock No. 1602 - British Isles full description

Montgomery & Merioneth, Mid- Wales.

Montgomery. Blaeu, Joan. Montgomery. "Montgomeria Comitatus et Comitatus Mervinia. " Amsterdam Apud Joahannem Blaeu. 1645
Original coloured, copper engraved map of Montgomeryshirer and Merionethshire, Mid Wales, from the Fourth volume of Joan Blaeu's"Le theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas.". . French text to verso; illuminated initial.
Decorative title cartouche and scale; Royal crests; Coat of Arms of Phillip Herbert, Duke of Montgomery. ; ships to Irish Sea. Bright original colour; clean; Fine.
Koeman1, Bl 42A. [343. ] 387 by 505mm (15¼ by 20 inches).    €300
Stock No. 1604 - British Isles full description

Views of Oxford and Windsor.

Vindelisore. Oxon ou Oxenfort Braun & Hogenberg. Vindelisore. Oxon ou Oxenfort Oxonium nobile Anglie oppidum Septrionlem Tamesis ...; Vindesorium Celeberrimum Anglie castirum.. Cologne G. von Kempen 1575
Black and white, copper engraved views of Oxford and Windsor, 2 on 1 plate from the second volume of Braun & Hogenberg's Civitas Orbis Terrarum. French text to verso.
The engravings by Georgius Hofnagel show the city of Oxford and Windsor Castle. Dark impression; light soiling, a couple of light spots to blank edges.
Koeman 2:B&H 14. plate 2. 360 by 485mm (14¼ by 19 inches).    €800
Stock No. 3205 - British Isles full description

The Famous Early Plan of London.

Londres. Braun & Hogenberg. Londres. Londinum Feracissimi Angliae Regni Metropolis. 'Cologne G. von Kempen 1575
Black and white, copper engraved town plan of London from the first volume of Braun & Hogenberg's Civitas Orbis Terrarum. French text to verso. Second state, with spelling West Muster, and with Cum Privelegio lower right.
The second state of the famous town plan of London; the earliest town plan of London from the first French text edition of the Civitas Orbis Terrarum
The plan was engraved by Frans Hogenberg and probably the view derives from a 15-sheet city plan of 1550, commissioned by merchants of the Hanseatic League, of which only three plates and no printed copies have survived, making this the first extant plan of London. Second state with privelege, correction of West musterand inclusion of the Royal Exchange. The fact that it must have been drawn some 15 years earlier is confirmed by the inclusion of the spire of St. Paul's, which was destroyed by lightning in 1561 and not replaced. Unrestored original condition, light toning and soiling; crease at centre fold guard and diagonal crease left upper corner; 6 dark spots, 2 to river,2 by the "Bowllbayring" and 2 to figures in foreground; short tear to lower centre fold in blank margin [15mm] caused by guard and another to right lower blank margin, with old repair to verso. some light stains.
Keoman 2; B&H 13, plate 1[A]; Darlington & Howgego, no. 2; 330 by 483mm (13 by 19 inches).    €5750
Stock No. 3204 - British Isles full description

The British Isles.

Magnae Britanniae Tabula, Comprehendens Angliae, Scotiae, ac Hiberniae Regna, Ad Usum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis. Covens, Jean & Mortier, Corneille. G. de L'Isle Magnae Britanniae Tabula, Comprehendens Angliae, Scotiae, ac Hiberniae Regna, Ad Usum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis. Les Isles Brittaniques ou sont le Royaumes d'Angleterrre Tiré de Sped Celuy d'Ecosse.Tiré de TH. Pont et Celuy d'Irelandd Tiré de Petti. Le Tout Rectifié par Diverses Observations par G. de L'Isle

Amsterdam. Covens et Mortier c1741
Copper engraved map of the British Isles from Covens & Mortier's " Nieuwe Atlas, Inhoudennde vier Gedeeltens der Waereld.. " Original full wash colour; verso blank.
The map shows the British Isles, the tip of Norway and part of the coast of Europe.
Large decorative title cartouche to upper left and scale lower right
In about 1708 de L'Isle's general map of the British Isles, first produced in Paris in 1702, was copied by Pierre Mortier for publication in Amsterdam. The plate is slightly smaller and no engraver or designer's signature appears. Above the top border there is an additional Latin title: "Magnae Britanniae Tabula, Comprehendens Angliae, Scotiae, ac Hiberniae Regna, Ad Usum Serenissimi Burgundiae Ducis". The map itselff, and the decorative features, are almost identical to those by de L'Isle. Dark impression; bright full wash colour; printed on heavy paper; light toning and soiling; verso with childs crayon scribbling.
Slight crease parallel to centre fold, and occassional offset of colour
Koeman I: C&M 475 by 580mm (18¾ by 22¾ inches).    €350
Stock No. 3257 - British Isles full description


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