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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Homann Heirs. "Carte Topographique des Environs & du Plan de Paris leveé par Msr l'Abbé Delagrive, & Copie selon l'original Parisien par les heritiers de feu Dr Homann." " Karte von der Gegend und GunDdrisder Stadt Paris..." Nuremberg Homœnisehen Erben. Homann Heirs. 1739
Copper engraved town plan of Paris and environs by Homann Heirs Original colour; title and text in French and German;verso blank. The plan is based on Abbé Jean Delagrive's map of 1738 showing the greater environs of Paris at the time, many of today's districts appear as villages; with a key listing 63 landmarks. Extremely detailed, showing land use, buildings and roads. Coat of arms above key. Good impression; worm tracks ( approx 15 & 5mm) to key, 3 tiny worm holes to image and a couple more plus a short track to left margin.
435 by 613mm (17¼ by 24¼ inches). €800
Mallet, Allain Manesson. "I. de Corse" & "Corse". Paris Thierry. Denys. 1683
Copper engraved map of Corsica. showing the coast of Tuscany with Elba to the East and part of Sardinia to the South + illustration of a Corsican hunter with his dog from Mallet's "Description de l'Univers" 1st edition. Text to verso. 2 plates. Dark impressions; show through in lower blank margin from old ink annotations to verso of map; old ink annotations to lower blank margin of costume.
148 by 101mm (5¾ by 4 inches)map; 148x101mm costume. €100
Mallet, Allain Manesson. Corsican. Corse. Paris. Thierry. Denys. 1683
Copper engraved costume print of a Corsican hunter from Mallet's "Description de l'Univers" 1st edition. Text to verso. Dark impression, light toning;minor spotting to blank margins; crease to upper right corner.
149 by 102mm (5¾ by 4 inches). €30