5839 - 6016 FINE ARTS - FOREIGN TOPOGRAPHY. MAPS, PLANS and VIEWS
- Vertical creases near centerfold and on right side; closed tear in right and left margin just affecting the image; sl. waterst. in lower blank margin; sl. dustsoiled; a few sm. brown stains.
= Rare chart reaching from Cabo Prieto in the east to Cabo Ortegal, the northernmost landmark of Spain. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXLII.
- Some sm. defects; mostly fine.
= Comprising i.a. "Mediterranean. Spain - East coast. Cape San Antonio to Cape Tortosa"; "Spain - North coast. Foz to Camariñas" and "Mediterranean. Spain - South east coast. Gibraltar to Adra".
ADDED: 2 similar maps publ. by the same showing the coast of Tangiers near Gibraltar and the coast of Portugal.
= Lonchamp 754 and p.66. Nice view of the Rütle meadow and the 'Schillerstein' at Lake Lucerne.
ADDED: an engr. map of Belgium.
- Sl. foxed; tipped onto mount. = Lonchamp 754 and p.66.
- Browned in upper blank margin.
= Van der Krogt/ Koeman 4920:1A.2. Shows i.a. the Jura, the eastern part of Lac Leman, Lac de Neuchâtel, the Thunersee and Bern.
ADDED: 5 maps of Germany, i.a. "Carte de l'Empire d'Allemagne" and "L'Allemagne divisée par Cercles" (two (handcol.) engr. maps by RIZZI ZANONI, Paris, Latré, ±1775. One partly browned/ remargined).
- Doubled; a few vague foxed spots; sl. waterst. in upper corners; vertical creases in centre.
= Nice chart, showing i.a. Constantinople and Mount Olympus.
- One plate foxed all over; other plates sl. foxed in margins and sl. frayed (not affecting the views).
= Reduced size lithogr. copies after the plates used in A.I. MELLING, Voyage pittoresque de Constantinople et des rives du Bosphore. The lithographs are titled: "Vue générale du Bosphore", "Vue de l'Arsenal de Constantinople", "Vue de la première cour du Sérail", "Vue de la seconde cour intérieure du Sérail" (foxed) and "Intérieur d'un Salon du Palais de la Sultane Hadidgé, Soeur de Selim III". Cf. Atabey 798f.
- Doubled along outer blank margins.
- Both w. vertical fold; map of Europe w. sm. repaired tear along vertical fold at lower end, just touching the image and w. one sm. brown spot; map of America w. two tiny repaired tears (on verso) in right upper section of hemisphere and w. two tiny brown spots.
= Shirley 349.
= Rare, uncommonly small world map on Mercator's projection. Alaska is still shown as an island and Tasmania is shown attached to the mainland.
- Foxed/ sl. browned.
= A prominent feature of the map is the division within the world by religion (Judaism, Christianity, Mahomaetism and Paganism) and skin color (white, brown, yellow and olive).
"Mappe-monde ou Carte générale du Globe terrestre". Engr. double-hemisphere worldmap by R. DE VAUGONDY, 24x44 cm., Paris, Delamarche et Dien, 1820 (3 cuts in centre; sl. yellowed; marginal tears).
- Slightly yellowed; fold in upper right corner.
AND 1 smaller double-hemispere worldmap "Mappe Monde ou description generale de Globe Terrestre suivant les Observations (...)".
- Tears/ blank margins chipped; some superficial spots nibbled by silverfish.
= Showing the tracks of Captain James Cook's first voyage; the "Corean Sea" and fascinating details along the Northwest Coast of America, i.a. "according to the Japanese" and "Stachtan Nitada of the Russians" describing the westward bulge in the Coastline of America which is now Alaska.
AND 1 other handcol. map publ. by Tanner (±1830).