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Miniature Map of Corsica

The Island of Corsica Bertius, Petrus/ Pieter. Petrus Kaerius/Pieter van der Keere; Jodicus Hondius. The Island of Corsica Corsica. Amsterdam Jodicus Hondius Jr. 1616
Copper engraved map of Corsica from Petrus Bertius'"Tabularum geographicum contractarum libri septum. " French text to verso describing the succeeding map. Later hand colour Dark impression; light toning; damp stain upper right and lower blank margin; Mistaken Heading" Description de Corcyre" above.
Koeman: Lan 11. 97 by 138mm (3¾ by 5½ inches).    €100
Stock No. 2934 - Europe full description

Alsace. France.

LAlsace. Blaeu, Guiljelm L'Alsace. "Alsatia landgravitas cum Suntgoia et Brisgoia. Ger. Mercatore Auctore." Amsterdam Apud Guiljelmum et Joahannem Blaeu. 1647
Original coloured, copper engraved map of Alsace, from volume 1 of Joan Blaeu's "Le theatre du Monde ou Nouvel Atlas." three page; folio; French text to verso.
Decorative title cartouche surmounted by coat of arms. Original colour; two sheets joined; folded.
Koeman1, Bl 16A [139(Gqq)] 400 by 804mm (15¾ by 31¾ inches).    €400
Stock No. 2208 - Europe full description

Artois, Northern France.

Artesia Comitatus, vulgo Artois. Blaeu, Guillaume & Jean. Artesia Comitatus, vulgo Artois. " Artesia Comitatus. Artois" Amsterdam Apud Guiljelmum et Joahannem Blaeu. 1647
Original coloured, copper engraved map of Artois from Blaeu's "Theatrum Orbis terrarum, sive atlas novus .Partis Prima pars Altera." Double page; folio; Latin text to verso.
Strap work title cartouche with scale , flanked by putti and surmounted by coat of arms; compass rose, ship and large fish to sea.
The map shows the County of Artois, now Northen France, The are was to change hands through marriages and wars between France and the Hapsburg Netherlands throughout the middle ages.
Artois in the course of the Franco-Spanish War was conquered by the troops of King Louis XIII of France in 1640 and reverted to French rule by the 1659 Treaty of the Pyrenees. Bright original colour; light damp stain to lower edge of blank margin; small brown spot in upper blamk margin.
Koeman1, Bl 23A. 380 by 500mm (15 by 19¾ inches).    €200
Stock No. 3148 - Europe full description

Sea Chart of Dunkirk.

Duinkerka. Blaeu, Guillaume & Jean. Duinkerka. " Asbeeldinge vande vermaerde seehavenende stadt von Duynkercken met der omliggennde plaetsen sandem ende droochten asgeteekent door Capiteijn Pieter Codde van Enchuysen. Pourtrait de la Fameuse ville et harve de Duynkercke et places voisins, sbles etc. Faict par le Capitaine Pierre Codde d'Enchuse." Amsterdam Apud Guiljelmum et Joahannem Blaeu. 1647
Original coloured, copper engraved sea chart of Dunkirk from Blaeu's "Theatrum Orbis terrarum, sive atlas novus .Partis Prima pars Altera." Double page; folio; Latin text to verso. Title in Dutch and French; 2 sheets joined; full wash colour to land
Numerous ships; compass rose to sea.
The map based on a previous chart prepared by Pieter Codde a sea captain from Enkhuizen in Holland, shows the coast from Dunkirk to Gravelines and beyond with inset at lower right corner of Calais. Bright original colour; light damp stain to lower edge of blank margin; small brown spot at foot of centre fold, far from image.
Koeman1, Bl 23A. 445 by 710mm (17½ by 28 inches).    €450
Stock No. 3145 - Europe full description

French Flanders.

Flandria Gallicana, vulgo Flandre Wallonne Blaeu, Guillaume & Jean. Flandria Gallicana, vulgo Flandre Wallonne " GalloFlandria, in qua Castellaniæ Lillana , Duacena, & Orchiesia, cum dependentibus; necnonTornacum, & Totnacesium. Ayctore Martino Doué Gallo- Flandro." Amsterdam Apud Guiljelmum et Joahannem Blaeu. 1647
Original coloured, copper engraved map of French Flanders from Blaeu's "Theatrum Orbis terrarum, sive atlas novus .Partis Prima pars Altera." Double page; folio; Latin text to verso.
Strap work title cartouche and scale, coat of arms; two corners with decorative Heraldic "trees" of coats of arms.
The map shows French Flanders, the border area with Southern Belgium and Northern France, centred on Lille. Bright original colour; light damp stain to lower edge of blank margin; small brown spot at foot of centre fold, far from image.
Koeman1, Bl 23A. 385 by 505mm (15¼ by 20 inches).    €300
Stock No. 3147 - Europe full description

Lyon, France.

Lyon. Braun & Hogenberg. Frans Hogenberg & Simon Novellanus Lyon. "Lugdunum". Cologne Theodori Graminæi. 1572
Copper engraved birds eye view of Lyon from the first volume of Braun & Hogenberg's "Civitas Orbis Terrarum. " Latin text to verso. First state. Good impression; a few spots and stains to blank margins, but well away from image; centrefold split from lower edge in to plate [14cm in total].
Keoman vol2; B&H1/10 335 by 487mm (13¼ by 19¼ inches).    €400
Stock No. 1642 - Europe full description

French towns.

Rouen, Nimes and Bourdeaux. Braun & Hogenberg. Frans Hogenberg & Simon Novellanus Rouen, Nimes and Bourdeaux. "Rotomagus", "Nemausum", & "Burdegala". Cologne Theodori Graminæi. 1572
3 copper engraved views of Rouen, Nimes and Bourdeaux from the first volume of Braun & Hogenberg's "Civitas Orbis Terrarum. " Latin text to verso. First state. 3 views on 1 plate Good impression; a few spots and stains to blank margins.
Keoman vol2; B&H1/9 330 by 472mm (13 by 18½ inches). Rouen:155x472mm; Nimes:160x235mm; Bourdeaux:160x225mm.    €300
Stock No. 1643 - Europe full description

French towns.

Montpellier, Tours & Poitiers Braun & Hogenberg. Frans Hogenberg & Simon Novellanus Montpellier, Tours & Poitiers "Mon Pessulanus", "Turo" & "Pictavis. " Cologne Theodori Graminæi. 1572
3 copper engraved views of Montpellier, Tours & Poitiers from the first volume of Braun & Hogenberg's "Civitas Orbis Terrarum. " Latin text to verso. First state. 3 views on 1 plate Good impression; a few spots and stains to blank margins.
Keoman vol2; B&H1/8 330 by 485mm (13 by 19 inches). Montpellier: 154x235mm; Tours:154x233mm; Poitiers :155x485mm.    €300
Stock No. 1644 - Europe full description

Saintes, South West France.

Xaintes. Braun & Hogenberg. Frans Hogenberg & Simon Novellanus` Xaintes. "Saintes" Cologne G von Kempen 1600
Copper engraved view of Saintes on the Charente from the fifth volume of Braun & Hogenberg's "Civitas Orbis Terrarum. " French text to verso. Original old colour.
The birds eye view shows the city with the bridge over the Charente into the walled city. The two large churches dominate, with the remains of the Roman ampitheatre on the slopes of the hill behind and to the right part of the Roman aquaduct Good impression; Colours bright; 3 tiny wormholes & paper fault [ just right of cartouche repaired]; upper centre fold split repaired; small tear [10mm] to lower blank margin with repair.
Keoman vol2; B&H5/17. 360 by 457mm (14¼ by 18 inches).    €400
Stock No. 2029 - Europe full description

Nord-Pas de Calais, France.

The Environs of Cambray, Bappaumes, St Quentin, Peronne after the copy in Brussels by E.H.Freix Covens, Jean & Mortier, Corneille. Fricx< Eugène Henry The Environs of Cambray, Bappaumes, St Quentin, Peronne after the copy in Brussels by E.H.Freix "Carte particuliere des environs de Cambray, Bappaumes, St. Quentin, Perone ......;sur la copie de Brussel par E: H: Friex ;." Amsterdam Covens et Mortier 1745
Copper engraved map of the environs of Cambray, Bapaumes, St. Quentin and Peronne in Northern France from Covens & Mortier's " Atlas des Pays Bas,.. " Original full wash colour; verso blank.
The map appears first in Eugéne Fricx' "Tables des cartes des Pays Bas et des frontiers de France ..." published in 1712, an atlas of battles and sieges, here republished by Covens & Mortier.
The map shows the often fought over area in Northern France. at the time of the War of Succession. Dark impression; clean and bright colour; old ink number to upper right corner.
Koeman I, C&M 17, map 21: Fri1 map 21. 440 by 568mm (17¼ by 22¼ inches).    €350
Stock No. 2546 - Europe full description


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