5071 - 5229 FINE ARTS - FOREIGN TOPOGRAPHY. MAPS, PLANS and VIEWS
- One large closed tear; paper over linen occas. (sl.) cracking and flaking off; a few brownish stains.
- Upper part middle fold splitting. = With the address of J. and R. Ottens in top margin.
"Status ecclesiasticus et magnus ducatus Thoscanae." Handcol. engr. map, large dec. cartouche, 49,5x58 cm., Amst., F. De Wit, ±1690.
- Dustsoiled; frayed; creased in corners.
AND 2 maps of Limburg (ibid., I. Tirion, ±1750) and Denmark (ibid., F. de Wit, ±1680. Soiled; w. tears).
- A few sm. holes at intersections of folds. = Impressive large wallmap.
- Folded as published. = Poortman/ Augusteijn 164, the 2nd state (of 2).
AND 1 other: "Geografische Kaarte van de Oude Weereld volgens de verdeeling der Kinderen van Noach" (also showing North Africa and the Middle East).
- Slightly yellowed. = Van der Krogt/ Koeman II, 4360:2.
AND 4 handcol. engr. maps publ. by the same (w. occas. sm. defects): "Champagne Latine Campania, Comitatus" (Van der Krogt/ Koeman II, 4200:2); "Ager Parisiensis vulgo l'Isle de france" (4300:2A); "Borbonium, Ducatus. Bourbonnois" (4850:2) and "Nivernium Ducatus. Gallicè Duche de Nevers" (4855:2).
- Lacks 1 engraving (no.2) in upper margin (part of the profile). Folds as published, occas. tears on folds.
= Impressive view and map of Arras, besieged by the Spanish, commanded by Louis de Bourbon, prince de Condé (1621-86) from 3 July to 25 August 1654, who were defeated in battle on 25 August 1654 by a French relief army under Henri de la Tour d'Auvergne (1611-75).
- Formerly folded.
= Map of a section of the Amiens region with Doullens and its fortifications in the centre, with the river Authie flowing through. The map shows Bayencourt in the lower right, Herrisart in the centre of lower margin, Halloy-lès-Pernois in the lower left corner, Prouville in the centre of left margin, Beauvoir-Wavans in the upper left, Grand-Rullecourt in the upper right corner and La Herlière in the centre of the right margin.
- Doubled; sm. tear near left edge. = Van der Krogt/ Koeman II, 4515:2.
AND 2 maps of France publ. by F. DE WIT, i.a. "Ducatus Burgundiae Nova Descriptio" (upper edge frayed; a few tears along green colouring in the image).
- Outer blank corners dam; waterst. in left margin; vague fold in left margin (affecting image).
AND 6 other lithogr. (views), i.a. by R.P. BONINGTON.
- Tear along large part of the horizontal middle fold.
"Vue perspective de la ville de Berlin. Capital du Royaume de Prusse". Handcol. optical view, w. French caption below, Paris, Magnier fils (Chereau), ±1760.
- Professionally restored, most notably in the upper margin; doubled; fingersoiled.
- Slightly yellowed; trifle waterst. in blank margins/ creased; middle fold splitting at both ends.
= Van der Krogt/ Koeman II, 2170:2A.
AND 1 other contemp. handcol. map publ. by the same: "Meklenburg Ducatus" (Van der Krogt/ Koeman II, 2210:2.1:2).
- Trimmed just outside the borderline; 1 sm. tear; vaguely waterst.
= Van der Krogt/ Koeman II, 2610/1.2.
"Weissenburg". Engr. bird's eye view, 26,5x38 cm., from S. MÜNSTER, Cosmographia, 16th cent. (sl. frayed). - AND 6 others, all engr. maps/ plans/ views of Germany, i.a. "Topografische Charte von dem Fürstlich Sächsis Amte Alstedt (...)" (handcol. engr. map, Nürnberg, F.L. Gussefeld, 1792. Sl. soiled) and "Lotharingiae Tabula Generalis (...)" (partly handcol. engr. map, ibid., I.B. Homann, ±1720).
- Probably laid down (not examined outside frame); a few old creases along central fold.
- Larger part of middle fold split; vague brown stain in centre lower edge.
AND 1 other: "Le Cercle Eslectoral du Rhein" (Paris, H. Jaillot, 1690).
- Some paper remnants attached to surface near cartouche; otherwise fine.