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  • De Beurs - Hendrick de Keyser by VISSCHER, Claes Jansz (after)
    VISSCHER, Claes Jansz (after)
    De Beurs - Hendrick de Keyser

    Amsterdam: na, 1650. An attractive bird's eye view of the Hendrick de Keyser Beurs (stock exchange) of Amsterdam. Although clearly based upon the engraving by Claes Visscher, this print differs in quite a few details, and would seem to be a slightly later version. (Visscher's original engraving was 1612). Two sheets glued together, so obviously from a book. Now tipped onto hand made backing card with painted borders. The print is in very good, fractionally darkened state with a small crease to one corner. The board also has a few bumps. Engraved area 19cm x 29cm, Original sheet 27.5cm x 34.5cm, backing card is 37.5cm x 45cm.

    . Une jolie vue à vol d'oiseau du Hendrick de Keyser…

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    Amsterdam: na, 1650. An attractive bird's eye view of the Hendrick de Keyser Beurs (stock exchange) of Amsterdam. Although clearly based upon the engraving by Claes Visscher, this print differs in quite a few details, and would seem to be a slightly later version. (Visscher's original engraving was 1612). Two sheets glued together, so obviously from a book. Now tipped onto hand made backing card with painted borders. The print is in very good, fractionally darkened state with a small crease to one corner. The board also has a few bumps. Engraved area 19cm x 29cm, Original sheet 27.5cm x 34.5cm, backing card is 37.5cm x 45cm.

    . Une jolie vue à vol d'oiseau du Hendrick de Keyser Beurs (bourse) d'Amsterdam. Bien qu'elle soit clairement basée sur la gravure de Claes Visscher, cette estampe s'en distingue par de nombreux détails et semble être une version légèrement plus tardive. (La gravure originale de Visscher date de 1612). Deux feuilles collées l'une à l'autre, provenant manifestement d'un livre. L'impression est en très bon état. La gravure est en très bon état, légèrement assombrie, avec un petit pli à un coin. Le carton présente également quelques bosses. Surface gravée 19cm x 29cm, feuille originale 27.5cm x 34.5cm, carte de support 37.5cm x 45cm.

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    Book ID: 4318
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  • Nieuwe Kerk by COMMELIN, Caspar
    COMMELIN, Caspar
    Nieuwe Kerk from Beschryvinge van Amsterdam

    Amsterdam: Wed. Aart Dirksz. Oossaan, 1694. A lovely copper plate engraving of the Nieuwe Kerk. Printed on two sheets, pasted together. A large print, believed to be from the large paper copy of the Beschryvinge van Amsterdam, Commelin's seminal work. Good clean impression on clean heavy laid paper. The paper holds a watermark of three crescent moons. This is often seen in Islamic printing, and was probably from Italian paper stock of the mid to late eighteenth century. Image size 26cm x 34cm. Sheet size 43cm x 50.5cm. A lovely uncoloured example of this engraving. First Edition.

    . Une belle gravure sur cuivre de la Nieuwe Kerk. Imprimée sur deux feuilles collées l'une à l'autre. Une grande impression, que…

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    Amsterdam: Wed. Aart Dirksz. Oossaan, 1694. A lovely copper plate engraving of the Nieuwe Kerk. Printed on two sheets, pasted together. A large print, believed to be from the large paper copy of the Beschryvinge van Amsterdam, Commelin's seminal work. Good clean impression on clean heavy laid paper. The paper holds a watermark of three crescent moons. This is often seen in Islamic printing, and was probably from Italian paper stock of the mid to late eighteenth century. Image size 26cm x 34cm. Sheet size 43cm x 50.5cm. A lovely uncoloured example of this engraving. First Edition.

    . Une belle gravure sur cuivre de la Nieuwe Kerk. Imprimée sur deux feuilles collées l'une à l'autre. Une grande impression, que l'on croit provenir de la grande copie papier de la Beschryvinge van Amsterdam, l'ouvrage fondamental de Commelin. Bonne impression propre sur un papier vergé épais et propre. Le papier contient un filigrane de trois croissants de lune. Ce type de filigrane est fréquent dans l'imprimerie islamique et provient probablement d'un papier italien du milieu ou de la fin du dix-huitième siècle. Taille de l'image 26cm x 34cm. Taille de la feuille 43cm x 50.5cm. Un bel exemple non coloré de cette gravure.

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    Book ID: 4317
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  • Wester Kerk by COMMELIN, Caspar
    COMMELIN, Caspar
    Wester Kerk from Beschryvinge van Amsterdam

    Amsterdam: Wed. Aart Dirksz. Oossaan, 1694. A lovely copper plate engraving of the Wester Kerk. Printed on two sheets, pasted together. A large print, believed to be from the large paper copy of the Beschryvinge van Amsterdam, Commelin's seminal work. Good clean impression on clean heavy laid paper. The paper holds a watermark of three crescent moons. This is often seen in Islamic printing, and was probably from Italian paper stock of the mid to late eighteenth century. Image size 26cm x 34cm. Sheet size 43cm x 50.5cm. A lovely uncoloured example of this engraving. First Edition

    . Une belle gravure sur cuivre de la Wester Kerk. Imprimée sur deux feuilles collées l'une à l'autre. Une grande impression, que…

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    Amsterdam: Wed. Aart Dirksz. Oossaan, 1694. A lovely copper plate engraving of the Wester Kerk. Printed on two sheets, pasted together. A large print, believed to be from the large paper copy of the Beschryvinge van Amsterdam, Commelin's seminal work. Good clean impression on clean heavy laid paper. The paper holds a watermark of three crescent moons. This is often seen in Islamic printing, and was probably from Italian paper stock of the mid to late eighteenth century. Image size 26cm x 34cm. Sheet size 43cm x 50.5cm. A lovely uncoloured example of this engraving. First Edition

    . Une belle gravure sur cuivre de la Wester Kerk. Imprimée sur deux feuilles collées l'une à l'autre. Une grande impression, que l'on croit provenir de la grande copie papier de la Beschryvinge van Amsterdam, l'ouvrage fondamental de Commelin. Bonne impression propre sur un papier vergé épais et propre. Le papier contient un filigrane de trois croissants de lune. Ce type de filigrane est fréquent dans l'imprimerie islamique et provient probablement d'un papier italien du milieu ou de la fin du dix-huitième siècle. Taille de l'image 26cm x 34cm. Taille de la feuille 43cm x 50.5cm. Un bel exemple non coloré de cette gravure.

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    Book ID: 4316
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  • Ooster Kerk by COMMELIN, Caspar
    COMMELIN, Caspar
    Ooster Kerk from Beschryvinge van Amsterdam

    Amsterdam: Wed. Aart Dirksz. Oossaan, 1694. A lovely copper plate engraving of the Ooster Kerk. Printed on two sheets, pasted together. A large print, believed to be from the large paper copy of the Beschryvinge van Amsterdam, Commelin's seminal work. Good clean impression on clean heavy laid paper. The paper holds a watermark of three crescent moons. This is often seen in Islamic printing, and was probably from Italian paper stock of the mid to late eighteenth century. Image size 26cm x 34cm. Sheet size 43cm x 50.5cm. A lovely uncoloured example of this engraving. First Edition

    . Une belle gravure sur cuivre de l'Ooster Kerk. Imprimée sur deux feuilles collées l'une à l'autre. Une grande impression, que l'on…

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    Amsterdam: Wed. Aart Dirksz. Oossaan, 1694. A lovely copper plate engraving of the Ooster Kerk. Printed on two sheets, pasted together. A large print, believed to be from the large paper copy of the Beschryvinge van Amsterdam, Commelin's seminal work. Good clean impression on clean heavy laid paper. The paper holds a watermark of three crescent moons. This is often seen in Islamic printing, and was probably from Italian paper stock of the mid to late eighteenth century. Image size 26cm x 34cm. Sheet size 43cm x 50.5cm. A lovely uncoloured example of this engraving. First Edition

    . Une belle gravure sur cuivre de l'Ooster Kerk. Imprimée sur deux feuilles collées l'une à l'autre. Une grande impression, que l'on croit provenir de la grande copie papier de la Beschryvinge van Amsterdam, l'ouvrage fondamental de Commelin. Bonne impression propre sur un papier vergé épais et propre. Le papier contient un filigrane de trois croissants de lune. Ce type de filigrane est fréquent dans l'imprimerie islamique et provient probablement d'un papier italien du milieu ou de la fin du dix-huitième siècle. Taille de l'image 26cm x 34cm. Taille de la feuille 43cm x 50.5cm. Un bel exemple non coloré de cette gravure.

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    Book ID: 4315
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  • Nouvel Atlas illustré : La France et ses Colonies Cent-huit cartes. by VUILLEMIN, THUILLIER, Ch. LACOSTE, LORSIGNOL
    VUILLEMIN, THUILLIER, Ch. LACOSTE, LORSIGNOL
    Nouvel Atlas illustré : La France et ses Colonies Cent-huit cartes. Cent huit cartes dressées d'après les cartes du dépôt de la Guerre, des Ponts et Chaussées, de la Marine, des Travaux Publics, de l'Intérieur et des Eaux et Forêts par VUILLEMIN, THUILIER, Ch. LACOSTE, LORSIGNOL, géographes, membres de la société de géographie de Paris illustrées par M. FILLATREAU, gravées par MM. LECOCQ, LEBEL, BIZET, FONTAINE, WALTNER, F; DELANNOY, BARBIER, etc.

    Paris: Direction et Administration, 1897. A lovely copy of this atlas with hand coloured maps throughout. Red buckram binding, with titles and decoration embossed to the front board. Matching red leather spine, with gilt titles and decorations. Binding in very good, fresh condition. A little rubbing and scratching to the leather, and slight bumping to the boards only. Slight creasing to the end paper and title page. The rest of the atlas is in excellent, clean condition. The map of the Railways of France has a little creasing and small closed tear (now repaired with archival tape). 108 colour maps of French departments and colonies (including the planisphere of the French colonies). Two maps of Paris, and a double…

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    Paris: Direction et Administration, 1897. A lovely copy of this atlas with hand coloured maps throughout. Red buckram binding, with titles and decoration embossed to the front board. Matching red leather spine, with gilt titles and decorations. Binding in very good, fresh condition. A little rubbing and scratching to the leather, and slight bumping to the boards only. Slight creasing to the end paper and title page. The rest of the atlas is in excellent, clean condition. The map of the Railways of France has a little creasing and small closed tear (now repaired with archival tape). 108 colour maps of French departments and colonies (including the planisphere of the French colonies). Two maps of Paris, and a double page environs of Paris. Each of the departments has one or two pages of text outlining the features of the department, and a map of it. Complete with two large in-fine folding maps of the railways of France and Europe, and the railway map of France. This atlas weighs almost 5kg packed - so additional shipping will be requested outside of the EU. See the 20 photographs on our website for true impression. 410 by 300mm (16¼ by 11¾ inches).

    . Un bel exemplaire de cet atlas avec des cartes colorées à la main tout au long de l'ouvrage. Reliure en bougran rouge, avec titres et décorations estampés sur le premier plat. Le dos est en cuir rouge assorti, avec des titres et des décorations dorés. La reliure est en très bon état. Quelques frottements et rayures sur le cuir, et de légères bosses sur les plats. Léger froissement au papier de fin et à la page de titre. Le reste de l'atlas est en excellent état. La carte des chemins de fer de France présente un léger froissement et une petite déchirure fermée (réparée avec du ruban adhésif d'archivage). 108 cartes en couleurs des départements français et des colonies (y compris le planisphère des colonies françaises). Deux cartes de Paris, et une double page des environs de Paris. Chaque département est accompagné d'une ou deux pages de texte décrivant les caractéristiques du département et d'une carte de celui-ci. Complet de deux grandes cartes dépliantes in-fine des chemins de fer de France et d'Europe, et de la carte des chemins de fer de France. Cet atlas pèse près de 5 kg emballé - des frais de port supplémentaires seront donc demandés en dehors de l'UE. Voir les 20 photos sur notre site web pour une impression réelle. 410 x 300 mm

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    Book ID: 4156
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  • Nitidissimae civitatis mechlineensis, in meditvillio Brabantiae sitae, exactis delineatio. by BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG Frans.
    BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG Frans.
    Nitidissimae civitatis mechlineensis, in meditvillio Brabantiae sitae, exactis delineatio. Large map of Mechelen

    Köln: G. von Kempen, 1572. Single sheet. Attractive overhead city view / map (copper engraving) of the city of Mechelen (Machelen) removed from "Civitates Orbis Terrarum" Volume One. With the Royal coat of arms and the arms of Mechelen, as well as a title cartouche. Nice contemporary hand colouring. Image area is 33.5cm x 46cm. Sheet is 40cm x 54cm. Two sheets attached to verso. To the rear of one sheet is a page of text (with a historiated initial) about Mechelen. This is somewhat darkened and foxed. Slightly dusty but very presentable copy, with bright colouring. Shows the tower and other significant landmarks. Countryside around and figures standing to the foreground.

    Book ID: 4121
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  • Nitidissimae civitatis mechlineensis, in meditvillio Brabantiae sitae, exactis delineatio. by BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG Frans.
    BRAUN, Georg & HOGENBERG Frans.
    Nitidissimae civitatis mechlineensis, in meditvillio Brabantiae sitae, exactis delineatio. Panoramic view of Mechelen

    Köln: G. von Kempen, 1572. Attractive panoramic city view (copper engraving) of the city of Mechelen (Machelen) removed from "Civitates Orbis Terrarum" Volume One. Nice contemporary hand colouring. Image area is 11.7cm x 47.5cm. Sheet is 14cm x 55cm. Two sheets attached to verso. To the rear of one sheet is half a page of text. Slightly dusty but very presentable copy, with bright colouring. Shows the tower and other significant landmarks. Countryside around and figures standing to the foreground.

    Book ID: 4120
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  • ponts et chaussées Commune de Ports, Département d' Indre Loire Service Hydraulique by [ANON]
    [ANON]
    ponts et chaussées Commune de Ports, Département d' Indre Loire Service Hydraulique

    Indre-Loire: Service Hydraulique, 1853. A folding manuscript map / cadastral plan of the commune of Ports and the surrounding area. 8 pages folded and pasted together, drawn to one side only. The first pate is the text / permissions and authorisations signed and dated (with official stamp) by individuals involved with the project. ( 4 different individuals have written comments and signed the plan). This seems to have been drawn up to accompany a cleaning / repair project for the roads and bridges of the area. Attractive hand coloured plan of the area, with extra section added on paper (see photos) showing the whole of the commune of Ports, including sections of the river Vienne. The plan is drawn…

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    Indre-Loire: Service Hydraulique, 1853. A folding manuscript map / cadastral plan of the commune of Ports and the surrounding area. 8 pages folded and pasted together, drawn to one side only. The first pate is the text / permissions and authorisations signed and dated (with official stamp) by individuals involved with the project. ( 4 different individuals have written comments and signed the plan). This seems to have been drawn up to accompany a cleaning / repair project for the roads and bridges of the area. Attractive hand coloured plan of the area, with extra section added on paper (see photos) showing the whole of the commune of Ports, including sections of the river Vienne. The plan is drawn on tracing paper / glassine, pasted to stiff card. This is a little darkened, but without significant flaws. Nice detailing and quality of work. Despite the title, there are no bridges in this commune. 290 by 1820mm (11½ by 71¾ inches).

    . Plan manuscrit dépliant de la commune de Ports et de ses environs. 8 pages pliées et collées, dessinées d'un seul côté. La première page est le texte / permissions et autorisations signées et datées (avec cachet officiel) par les personnes impliquées dans le projet. (4 personnes différentes ont écrit des commentaires et signé le plan). Ce plan semble avoir été établi pour accompagner un projet de nettoyage / réparation des routes et des ponts de la région. Joli plan de la région, colorié à la main, avec une section supplémentaire ajoutée sur papier (voir photos) montrant l'ensemble de la commune de Ports, y compris des sections de la rivière Vienne. Le plan est dessiné sur du papier calque / glassine, collé sur une carte rigide. Ce dernier est un peu assombri, mais sans défauts significatifs. Les détails et la qualité du travail sont agréables. Malgré le titre, il n'y a pas de pont dans cette commune. 290 par 1820mm

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    Book ID: 4056
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  • A hand coloured school atlas with 5 additional manuscript charts.
    Atlas Géographique - Dressé sous la Direction du Conseil Royal de l'Instruction publique. Pour l'usage des Colléges. by SELVES Henry Antoine Auguste / ROMAIN, Belize.
    SELVES Henry Antoine Auguste / ROMAIN, Belize.
    Atlas Géographique - Dressé sous la Direction du Conseil Royal de l'Instruction publique. Pour l'usage des Colléges. 1ère partie Géographiqe ancienne.

    Paris: Imprimerie de Selves fils, 1834. A fascinating collection of papers. A geographic atlas, used as it should be, with a number of student manuscript documents bound in. Contents comprise: The atlas Géographique, complete with the 16 double page hand coloured maps (as called for). These are all in good, clean and bright condition. There are a few ink annotations to the blank reverse of the maps - but the maps themselves are lovely. These are all of the ancient world, and state that they were produced by Libraire Hachette in 1833 or 1834. In addition to these maps, bound into the front of the atlas (between the title and the first map) are several large folding manuscript charts.…

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    Paris: Imprimerie de Selves fils, 1834. A fascinating collection of papers. A geographic atlas, used as it should be, with a number of student manuscript documents bound in. Contents comprise: The atlas Géographique, complete with the 16 double page hand coloured maps (as called for). These are all in good, clean and bright condition. There are a few ink annotations to the blank reverse of the maps - but the maps themselves are lovely. These are all of the ancient world, and state that they were produced by Libraire Hachette in 1833 or 1834. In addition to these maps, bound into the front of the atlas (between the title and the first map) are several large folding manuscript charts. Several of these have been signed Belize Romain - as this name is also doodled several times to the inside of the boards, we assume this is the student who made them. The manuscript charts are: (1) "Mesures de solidite" comparing ancient and modern measures. To the front facing leaf of this is a further manuscript text, with measurements and text; (2) "Tableau des mesures decimales" (3) "Mesures de superificie" (surface area). (4) "mesures de longueuer" (5) "mesures de contenouce." The front and rear inside boards show the evidence of a bored student, with doodles and scribbles. The outside boards are cheaply bound in stained paper, with a darkened paper label to the front board. The boards are scruffy and show signs of use. Overall a lovely students manuscript collection from the 1830's. [i], [V], 16 pp. 200 x 135 mm (7¾ x 5¼ inches).

    . Une collection fascinante de documents. Un atlas géographique, utilisé comme il se doit, avec un certain nombre de documents manuscrits d'étudiants reliés. Le contenu comprend : L'atlas géographique, complet avec les 16 cartes double page colorées à la main (comme demandé). Elles sont toutes en bon état, propres et brillantes. Il y a quelques annotations à l'encre au verso des cartes, mais les cartes elles-mêmes sont magnifiques. Elles représentent toutes le monde antique et indiquent qu'elles ont été produites par Libraire Hachette en 1833 ou 1834. En plus de ces cartes, plusieurs grandes cartes manuscrites dépliantes sont reliées au début de l'atlas (entre le titre et la première carte). Plusieurs d'entre elles sont signées Belize Romain - comme ce nom est également griffonné plusieurs fois à l'intérieur des planches, nous supposons qu'il s'agit de l'étudiant qui les a réalisées. Les tableaux manuscrits sont les suivants (1) "Mesures de solidité" comparant les mesures anciennes et modernes. Sur le premier feuillet de ce tableau figure un autre texte manuscrit, avec des mesures et du texte ; (2) "Tableau des mesures decimales" (3) "Mesures de superificie" (surface). (4) "mesures de longuer" (5) "mesures de contenouce". Les planches intérieures avant et arrière portent les traces d'un étudiant qui s'ennuyait, avec des gribouillis et des griffonnages. Les planches extérieures sont reliées de manière bon marché dans un papier taché, avec une étiquette en papier noirci sur la première planche. Les planches sont défraîchies et présentent des signes d'utilisation. Dans l'ensemble, il s'agit d'une belle collection de manuscrits d'étudiants des années 1830. [i], [V], 16 pp. 200 x 135 mm.

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  • Nouvelle géographie et statistique de la France, Alger et la Belgique. Suivie d'un Traité sur le Monde entier. Ornée de 90 cartes et approuvée de l'Université. by HENRY, J.
    HENRY, J.
    Nouvelle géographie et statistique de la France, Alger et la Belgique. Suivie d'un Traité sur le Monde entier. Ornée de 90 cartes et approuvée de l'Université.

    Chatellerault: Lithographié chez l'auteur par A. Clement, 1835. Original edition. In publisher's hardback binding. Contains 89 maps: a map of France, a map of each French department (86), a map of Algiers, and a map of Belgium. Lacks the double page world map, otherwise complete - hence the price. 400 x 275 mm (15¾ x 10¾ inches).

    . Édition originale. Reliure cartonnée de l'éditeur. Contient 89 cartes: une carte de France, une carte par département français (86), une carte d'Alger, une carte de Belgique. Il manque la carte du monde à double page, autrement complet - d'où le prix. 400 x 275 mm.

    Book ID: 3994
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  • Petit Atlas National des Départmens de la France et de ses Colonies. by MONIN, V.
    MONIN, V.
    Petit Atlas National des Départmens de la France et de ses Colonies. 100 cartes ornées de vues des monuments les plus remarquables, dressées par V. Monin, gravées sur acier par Alès Nouvelle Edition

    Paris: Chez Binet. A nice copy of this atlas. A new edition - dated 1835 to the title. Only two years after the first edition, this has been corrected and augumented! In addition to the 96 maps of each department (as shown on the first leaf) the atlas also has tipped in, The Environs de Paris; A folding Carte de la province d'Alger (dated 1857); The origin of France; 11 maps showing the continents and European neighbours of France and a large folding Tableau Geographic hand coloured in outline. In total, here are offered 110 engraved maps and one folding chart. Original sea green boards with home made calligraphic label to the front board. The boards are rather bumped…

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    Paris: Chez Binet. A nice copy of this atlas. A new edition - dated 1835 to the title. Only two years after the first edition, this has been corrected and augumented! In addition to the 96 maps of each department (as shown on the first leaf) the atlas also has tipped in, The Environs de Paris; A folding Carte de la province d'Alger (dated 1857); The origin of France; 11 maps showing the continents and European neighbours of France and a large folding Tableau Geographic hand coloured in outline. In total, here are offered 110 engraved maps and one folding chart. Original sea green boards with home made calligraphic label to the front board. The boards are rather bumped to the edges and spine, and the label quite darkened. Chips to the surface paper of the spine, although the binding is firm. Engraved title page (no end paper), with a little marking and a crease to it. The maps themselves are clean and tidy, with just a touch of darkening / the odd foxing spot. Each of the department maps is beautifully engraved, with statistics and one or two vignettes of principal scenes in the department. 250 x 340 mm (9¾ x 13½ inches).

    . Un bel exemplaire de cet atlas. Une nouvelle édition - datée de 1835 sur le titre. Deux ans seulement après la première édition, celle-ci a été corrigée et augmentée ! En plus des 96 cartes de chaque département (comme indiqué sur le premier feuillet), l'atlas comporte également les cartes suivantes : les Environs de Paris ; une carte dépliante de la province d'Alger (datée de 1857) ; l'origine de la France ; 11 cartes montrant les continents et les voisins européens de la France et un grand tableau géographique dépliant, coloré à la main dans les grandes lignes. Au total, 110 cartes gravées et un tableau dépliant sont proposés. Les planches d'origine sont vertes, avec une étiquette calligraphiée maison sur la première planche. Les planches sont assez bosselées sur les bords et le dos, et l'étiquette est assez assombrie. Le papier de surface du dos est écaillé, mais la reliure est solide. La page de titre gravée (pas de page de garde) présente quelques marques et un pli. Les cartes elles-mêmes sont propres et bien rangées, avec juste un peu de noircissement et quelques rousseurs. Chacune des cartes départementales est magnifiquement gravée, avec des statistiques et une ou deux vignettes des principales scènes du département. 250 x 340 mm (9¾ x 13½ pouces).

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  • La Géographie Françoise contenant les Descriptions, les Cartes, et le Blason des Provinces de France. by DU VAL, Pierre
    DU VAL, Pierre
    La Géographie Françoise contenant les Descriptions, les Cartes, et le Blason des Provinces de France.

    Paris: Chez l'auteur, 1677. Scarce. Original full leather binding. Gilt decorations and title to spine. Marbled endpapers. Beautifully illustrated with a double-page engraved title and hand numbered double page table of contents. Contains 34 double-page engraved maps, mounted on tabs. Uncoloured. Boards are a little rubbed at edges, contents in very good condition. 165 x 110 mm (6½ x 4¼ inches).

    . Rare. Reliure d'origine plein cuir. Décors dorés et titre au dos. Gardes marbrées. Magnifiquement illustré avec un titre gravé en double page et une table des matières en double page numérotée à la main. Contient 34 cartes gravées en double page, montées sur onglets. Incolore. Plats un peu frottés sur les bords, contenu en très bon état. 165 × 110 mm.

    Book ID: 3856
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  • Abraham Ortelius and the First Atlas. Essays commemorating the Quadricentennial of his Death. 1598 - 1998. by VAN DEN BROECKE, Marcel; VAN DER KROGT, Peter; MEURER, Peter
    VAN DEN BROECKE, Marcel; VAN DER KROGT, Peter; MEURER, Peter
    Abraham Ortelius and the First Atlas. Essays commemorating the Quadricentennial of his Death. 1598 - 1998. With an introduction by Leon Voet.

    Utrecht: Hes Publishers BV, 1998. First edition. Hardback in red publisher's cloth with tipped on colour portrait to front board, with gilt title to front and spine. Fully illustrated in b/w. Fascinating insights in to "the father of historical cartography". Text in English. 432 pages. In very good condition. 310 x 240 mm (12¼ x 9½ inches).

    Book ID: 3864
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  • [GREAT BRITAIN] – HEDENDAAGSCHE HISTORIE, Of Tegenwoordige Staat Van Groot Brittannie. [Vol. I-II] by [SALMON, Thomas.] & TIRION, Isaak
    [SALMON, Thomas.] & TIRION, Isaak
    [GREAT BRITAIN] – HEDENDAAGSCHE HISTORIE, Of Tegenwoordige Staat Van Groot Brittannie. [Vol. I-II] Vervattende Eene Beschryving van 's Lands Gelegenheid.

    Amsterdam: Isaak Tirion. 1754-1755. Four Parts in two volumes: With two different engraved frontispieces by J.C. Philips, six folding engraved maps by Isaak Tirion. (Including "Nieuwe Kaart van de Eilanden van Groot Brittannien behelzende De Koningryken Engeland, Schotland en Ierland [..]", ca. 32,5 x 37,5 cm.; "Nieuwe Kaart van Ierland", ca. 34 x 27,5 cm. & "NIEUWE KAART VAN DE GROOTBRITTANNISCHE VOLKPLANTINGEN IN NOORD AMERICA [..]", ca. 36,5 x 45,5 cm.), 1 fold. engraved map of London & surroundings ("Kaart van Londen [..]", ca. 28 x 41,5 cm.). The are also 6 folding engraved views (of London) by J.C. Philips et al. including 1 which depicts 2 views of London. There is also an engraved portrait of King George…

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    Amsterdam: Isaak Tirion. 1754-1755. Four Parts in two volumes: With two different engraved frontispieces by J.C. Philips, six folding engraved maps by Isaak Tirion. (Including "Nieuwe Kaart van de Eilanden van Groot Brittannien behelzende De Koningryken Engeland, Schotland en Ierland [..]", ca. 32,5 x 37,5 cm.; "Nieuwe Kaart van Ierland", ca. 34 x 27,5 cm. & "NIEUWE KAART VAN DE GROOTBRITTANNISCHE VOLKPLANTINGEN IN NOORD AMERICA [..]", ca. 36,5 x 45,5 cm.), 1 fold. engraved map of London & surroundings ("Kaart van Londen [..]", ca. 28 x 41,5 cm.). The are also 6 folding engraved views (of London) by J.C. Philips et al. including 1 which depicts 2 views of London. There is also an engraved portrait of King George II by J. Houbraken after A. Schouman. 8vo (ca. 20 x 12 cm.), 18th century uniform gilt calf, gilt ribbed spine with 2 contrasting labels with titles, marbled edges. A profusion of gilt to the spines! Both vols possibly lack a divisional title (of the second part), but texts are complete. A few minor imperfections (foot of spine of vol. I slightly damaged / chipped, bindings slightly rubbed/ worn along extremities, 1 fold. map. slightly torn in outer blank margin, a little foxed/ browned), but nevertheless an attractively bound set in good condition. [6],368,[2],369-712,[12 index] and [4],348,[6],349-684,[24 index] pp. 200 by 125mm (7¾ by 5 inches).
    ¶ Tiele (Ned. Bibliographie van Land- en Volkenkunde) 1033. Complete set of an 18th-cent. topographical description of Great Britain including a description of the former British colonies in NORTH AMERICA (pp. 658-684, titled "Tegenwoordige Staat Van De Groot Brittannische Bezittingen In Noord-Amerika, En in andere Weerelsdeelen"). –

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  • Orient Line Guide. Chapters for Travellers by Sea and by Land. by LOFTIE W.J.
    LOFTIE W.J.
    Orient Line Guide. Chapters for Travellers by Sea and by Land. Illustrated. The Fourth Edition, revised, with maps and plans.

    London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington Ltd, 1891. Publisher's blue hardback boards with gilt title to front and cloth spine. Information for passengers, illustrations of ships, charts, maps and ship plans etc. some fold-out. Boards slightly damp stained and bumped. Sporadic foxing. Overall good condition. XL, 439 pp. including interesting b/w advertisements of the time. 215 x 175 mm (8½ x 7 inches).

    The Orient Line was formed in the late 18th century, and by the middle of the 19th century was sailing its steamships all over the world. This guide predates its association with (and eventual absorption by) the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company; or P&O.

    Book ID: 3610
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  • Twelve Manuscript Maps of the Ancient World. by TATHAM, Sherman Ralph
    TATHAM, Sherman Ralph
    Twelve Manuscript Maps of the Ancient World.

    1865. Twelve manuscript maps with dated inscription: "A.M. Tatham from her afft. Bro Sherman Dec. 1865". Rebound from a broken binding as a folding leporello series of maps in cloth covered boards "Bible Atlas S.R.T." on original label to the front. Binding is new and without flaws. Slight scratch to blank (back) of first map, otherwise the maps are in excellent condition.

    The maps comprise: The Nations of the Ancient World, Assyria and the Adjacent Lands, Canaan in Patriarchal Ages, Canaan as Divided among The Tribes, Dominions of David and Solomon, Armenia, Egypt and Sinai Peninsula Illustrating the Journey of the Israelites to the Promised Land, Jerusalem and its Environs, The Kingdoms of Judah & Israel, Palestine in the…

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    1865. Twelve manuscript maps with dated inscription: "A.M. Tatham from her afft. Bro Sherman Dec. 1865". Rebound from a broken binding as a folding leporello series of maps in cloth covered boards "Bible Atlas S.R.T." on original label to the front. Binding is new and without flaws. Slight scratch to blank (back) of first map, otherwise the maps are in excellent condition.

    The maps comprise: The Nations of the Ancient World, Assyria and the Adjacent Lands, Canaan in Patriarchal Ages, Canaan as Divided among The Tribes, Dominions of David and Solomon, Armenia, Egypt and Sinai Peninsula Illustrating the Journey of the Israelites to the Promised Land, Jerusalem and its Environs, The Kingdoms of Judah & Israel, Palestine in the time of Our Saviour, Modern Palestine, and The Eastern Mediterranean Illustrating the Travels of St. Paul. Each map folds out to approx. 165 x 133 mm. The maps still retain their original bright colouring.

    Sherman Ralph Tatham was born in Hampstead in 1850. Educated at Winchester College 1862 - 1868, he became an architect. Tatham died in Hampstead in 1923 and is buried in Highgate Cemetery. The dedication here is to his younger sister Anna Maria Tatham.

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  • Vue d'optique - Vue de la Tour des Pleureurs, à Amsterdam, du coté du Quai de Gueldre by LEIZELT, B.F.
    LEIZELT, B.F.
    Vue d'optique - Vue de la Tour des Pleureurs, à Amsterdam, du coté du Quai de Gueldre

    Paris: 1770. Copper engraving, beautifully hand coloured. Originally designed to be viewed through a zograscope. Title in French. Shows Geldersekade and the Schreierstoren with its bridge. After Jan de Beijer. In very good condition, under neat card mount. Visible area within card mount: 315 x 415 mm (12½ x 16¼ inches).
    A zograscope is an optical device for magnifying flat images, as the shape of the lens enhanced the sense of the depth shown in the picture. The precursor to 3D images! These were very fashionable in the late 18th century. Gravure sur cuivre, magnifiquement colorée à la main. Conçu à l'origine pour être vu à travers un zograscope. Titre en français. Montre la Geldersekade avec le Schreierstoren et son…

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    Paris: 1770. Copper engraving, beautifully hand coloured. Originally designed to be viewed through a zograscope. Title in French. Shows Geldersekade and the Schreierstoren with its bridge. After Jan de Beijer. In very good condition, under neat card mount. Visible area within card mount: 315 x 415 mm (12½ x 16¼ inches).
    A zograscope is an optical device for magnifying flat images, as the shape of the lens enhanced the sense of the depth shown in the picture. The precursor to 3D images! These were very fashionable in the late 18th century. Gravure sur cuivre, magnifiquement colorée à la main. Conçu à l'origine pour être vu à travers un zograscope. Titre en français. Montre la Geldersekade avec le Schreierstoren et son pont.En très bon état, sous passe-partout soigné. 315 x 415 mm
    Un zograscope est un appareil optique pour agrandir des images plates, car la forme de l'objectif améliore le sens de la profondeur montrée dans l'image. Le précurseur des images 3D ! Celles-ci étaient très à la mode à la fin du XVIIIe siècle.

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  • Map of England & Wales Divided into Counties Shewing the Principal Roads, Railways, Canals & the Rivers as far as they are Navigable by STARLING, Thos. and R. Creighton
    STARLING, Thos. and R. Creighton
    Map of England & Wales Divided into Counties Shewing the Principal Roads, Railways, Canals & the Rivers as far as they are Navigable

    London: S. Lewis and Co, 1848. Large folding map, now tipped on to card and behind cream passe-partout. From Lewis's "Atlas to the Topographical Dictionaries of England and Wales". In very good condition. Perfect for framing. 480 x 390 mm (19 x 15¼ inches).

    Book ID: 3003
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  • Vue d'optique. Prospectus Palatii Regii Somerseti cum Ecclesia S. Mariae Londini: Vista del Palacio Real De Somerset con la Iglesia de Nuestra Señora a Londres by [ANON]
    [ANON]
    Vue d'optique. Prospectus Palatii Regii Somerseti cum Ecclesia S. Mariae Londini: Vista del Palacio Real De Somerset con la Iglesia de Nuestra Señora a Londres

    London: 1760. Rare Latin / Spanish version of this copper engraving of Somerset House and St. Mary le Strand in London. Circa 1770. Originally designed to be viewed through a zograscope. Good condition. Slightly wrinkled / creased, with some small closed tears to sheet edge (not affecting the actual engraving). A few pale spots of foxing. Neat repair to verso. Light water stains, only obvious from otherwise blank verso. 280 x 420 mm (image); 306 x 490 mm (sheet).
    A zograscope is an optical device for magnifying flat images, as the shape of the lens enhanced the sense of the depth shown in the picture. The precursor to 3D images! These were very fashionable in the late 18th century.…

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    London: 1760. Rare Latin / Spanish version of this copper engraving of Somerset House and St. Mary le Strand in London. Circa 1770. Originally designed to be viewed through a zograscope. Good condition. Slightly wrinkled / creased, with some small closed tears to sheet edge (not affecting the actual engraving). A few pale spots of foxing. Neat repair to verso. Light water stains, only obvious from otherwise blank verso. 280 x 420 mm (image); 306 x 490 mm (sheet).
    A zograscope is an optical device for magnifying flat images, as the shape of the lens enhanced the sense of the depth shown in the picture. The precursor to 3D images! These were very fashionable in the late 18th century. Rare version latine/espagnole de cette gravure sur cuivre de Somerset House et St Mary le Strand à Londres. Vers 1770. Conçu à l'origine pour être vu à travers un zograscope. Bonne condition. Légèrement froissé / froissé, avec quelques petites déchirures fermées sur le bord de la feuille (n'affectant pas la gravure proprement dite). Quelques taches pâles de rousseurs. Réparation soignée au verso. Légères taches d'eau, évidentes uniquement à partir du verso autrement vierge.28 x 42 cm (image); 36 x 49 cm (feuille).
    Un zograscope est un appareil optique pour agrandir des images plates, car la forme de la lentille améliore le sens de la profondeur montrée dans l'image. Le précurseur des images 3D ! Celles-ci étaient très à la mode à la fin du XVIIIe siècle.

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  • An Essay on the Variation of the Compass, by BAIN, William
    BAIN, William
    An Essay on the Variation of the Compass, shewing how far it is influenced by a change in the direction of the ship's head, with an exposition of the dangers arising to navigators from not allowing for this change of variation. Interspersed with Practical, Observations and Remarks.

    Edinburgh: Printed for William Blackwood, Prince's Street; and John Murray, Bookseller of the Admiralty and Board of Longit, 1817. Scarce First Edition. This is an ex-library of the copy from the Literary And Philosophical Society in Newcastle. In brown / green cloth hardback boards. Complete; including frontis folding chart entitled "Exhibiting the Variation of the Compass agreeable to the position of the Ships Head at the time of Observation. Also the track of His Majestys Ships Sybille & Princess Carolina in a Cruize to East Greenland in 1814." Boards are darkened, and have some very small spots of soiling. Fold-out has small tear to very edges. Unfortunately, aside from the expected library stamps at the front and on verso…

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    Edinburgh: Printed for William Blackwood, Prince's Street; and John Murray, Bookseller of the Admiralty and Board of Longit, 1817. Scarce First Edition. This is an ex-library of the copy from the Literary And Philosophical Society in Newcastle. In brown / green cloth hardback boards. Complete; including frontis folding chart entitled "Exhibiting the Variation of the Compass agreeable to the position of the Ships Head at the time of Observation. Also the track of His Majestys Ships Sybille & Princess Carolina in a Cruize to East Greenland in 1814." Boards are darkened, and have some very small spots of soiling. Fold-out has small tear to very edges. Unfortunately, aside from the expected library stamps at the front and on verso of fold-out, the book has some damage from damp. Several of the pages have obviously stuck together at some point, and been forcibly opened, leading to loss of text. Most of the tables are still in a good condition, but towards the back the condition is worse. Only in a fair condition. See photos. 140 pages. 220 x 140 mm (8¾ x 5½ inches).

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