5801 - 5911 FINE ARTS - FOREIGN TOPOGRAPHY. MAPS, PLANS and VIEWS
- Lacks lower right corner, affecting border of the map; upper right corner sl. waterstained (just touching the map) and sm. hole in corners.
- Vaguely creased along central vertical fold, two vague horizontal folds; sl. yellowed.
= Later issue, with plate no. "99" on verso. Good impression.
- Rolled; a few marginal closed tears; lower right corner strengthened/ restored; sl. duststained.
= With inset plans of Funchal (town), the road of Funchal and 3 inset coastal views of Madeira. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLV.
- Margins and corner restored w. manuscript additions; central vertical fold creased; sharp oblique fold in left half.
= Interesting engraving of a clock designed by Zacharias Landteck, which shows the northern hemisphere seen from above the North-Pole and illustrates the manner in which sunlight falls on the earth.
- Sl. rubbed along cental fold around island of S. Petri; a few sm. tears in blank margins.
= Van den Broecke 12.1; Burden 74, first state (of 2): "One of the most important maps that appeared in the Ortelius atlases, this was the first printed map to be devoted to the Pacific Ocean, the discovery of which is remembered by the depiction, with legend, of Ferdinand Magellan's ship the Victoria. (...) Being one of Ortelius' most desirable maps combined with the fact that it was not issued in the atlas until 1590, it is not as available as the various versions of his map of America (...)." SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLV.
- Sl. waterstained; a few brown stains; sm. tears in margins (reaching into image); sl. frayed and creased.
- Two sm. dam. mouldy spots in upper blank margin; lower blank corners (water)stained, only sl. touching the engr. border.
= Also showing the western part of Russia, extending from St. Petersburg in the north to the Black Sea in the south.
- Left margin sl. extended; three vague folds. = Koeman IV, Ren 3 (6).
- Folded once.
- All fine.
= Magnificent views. Abbey Travel 515. Comprises: "View near the Village of Asceriah, in Abyssinia"; "The Town of Dixan in Abyssinia"; "The Town of Abha in Abyssinia"; "Muccula in Abyssinia"; "The Pass of Atbara in Abyssinia"; "The Obelisk at Axum"; "The Mountains of Samayut"; "The Vale of Calaat". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLVI.
- Sl. browned; some sm. tears in blank margin.
"Regni Daniae, in quo sunt Ducatus Holsatia et Slesvicum, Insulae Danicae, Provinciae Iutia Scania Blekingia". Handcol. engr. map w. fine cartouche, 48,4x56 cm., Nuremberg, J.B. Homann, ±1730.
- Both sl. yellowed. = Van der Krogt/ Koeman I, 5800:1A.1 and 5802:1.1.
- Sl. yellowed.
= Verso w. a small handcol. woodcut bird's eye plan (16x16 cm.) of "Der Statt Themistitan (...)" [Mexico City].
"S: Francisco de Campesche, een wel betimmert stedeken in het Landschap Jukatan (...)". Handcol. engr. view by P. SCHENK, 21,3x26,3 cm., ±1700.
= Van der Krogt/ Koeman III, 6520:2.1.
"Europae II Tab:" (Spain and Portugal). Engr. map by G. MERCATOR, 34x44 cm., from Ptolomaeus, Tabulae Geographicae, 1578.
= Van der Krogt/ Koeman I, 0902:1.1.
- Sl. frayed in margins. = Shows the lower half of Portugal, including Lisbon.
AND 14 other maps and prints, concerning (parts of) the Iberian peninsula, i.a "L'Espagne" (engr. map w. handcol. borders by S. LUCHTENBURG, Amst., Covens en Mortier. Splitting on fold).
- Partly sl. foxed.
= Views of i.a. Zurich, Luzern, Zell im Zillerthal, Achensee and the Devil's Bridge (canton Uri).
AND 3 German aquatint views.
= Kat. Orn. Berlin 2493.
= From the Cabinet du Roi, vol.5. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLVI.
- Small closed tear (3,5 cm.) in lower left corner; upper right corner vaguely waterstained. Nevertheless a fine copy.
= Shows a number of exploration routes. Despite the relatively late publication date of this map, the coastlines of northwestern America, Australia and New Zealand remain to be completed, and the mythical island of Frisland is still shown below Greenland. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CLVII.