6163 - 6266 FINE ARTS - FOREIGN TOPOGRAPHY. MAPS, PLANS and VIEWS
- Brownish waterstains; sl. faded parts; middle-fold torn at ends (in blank margins).
- Sm. section at lower end of central fold strengthened on verso. Fine copy. = Van der Krogt/ Koeman I, 7800:1B.
- Some small imperfections in blank margins.
- Professionally restored on central fold. = Van der Krogt IIIB, 9000:353. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXII.
- Two vague folds (one horizontal and one vertical); a few small tears in left and right margins just touching the borders; otherwise fine.
= Dutch text edition of this map, from I. WELD, Reizen door de staaten van Noord-Amerika, en de provintiën van Opper- en Neder-Canada; in de jaaren 1795, 1796 en 1797 (publ. 1801-1802). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXII.
- Trifle foxed/ age-toned.
= Attractive map, showing the various numbered properties of shareholders on Bermuda, with a corresponding list of names of the proprietors below the map. Van der Krogt/ Koeman I, 9660:1.1. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXIII.
- A few restored sm. holes on central fold; vague greyish stain over the Mar del Zur area; blank margins chipped and restored; lower blank margin soiled; extended margins.
= Tooley 31. Rare. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXIII.
- Sl. creased along central fold; sl. traces of silverfish to the right of the word "Arcticus" on the North Pole.
= Burden (North-America) 246, 6th state (of 7); cf. Van der Krogt/ Koeman I, 0020:1B. Attractive map, with whaling scenes in the corners/ margins. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXIV.
- Folds in upper right corner.
= The first detailed map of Aruba, "gevolgd naar de opmeting in den jare 1820 gedaan, onder directie van den Kapitein ter Zee W.A. van Spengler en in den jare 1825 met verscheidene nieuwe bepalingen verrykt door den Kapitein R.F. van Raders". In 1773 a large map on seventeen sheets was made, which showed only the island's coastline. The present map was made after the Netherlands regained possession of 'Curaçao en Onderhorigheden' in 1816. Up-to-date reports and maps of Curaçao and Bonaire were soon made, but a survey of Aruba had to wait until 1820, when Captain Van Spengler, port warden of Curaçao from 1816 onwards, offered to perform this task. A copy of his manuscript map eventually found its way to the 'Departement van oorlog of Koloniën' in The Hague. In 1824, news arrived in The Hague that gold was found on Aruba. Immediately, Captain R.F. van Raders was sent to the island to investigate. During his three visits to Aruba in 1824 and 1825, Van Raders carried Van Spengler's map or a copy of it, and added new information to it concerning the gold mining. In 1825, this manuscript map was made in print. For extensive information on the mapping of Aruba in this period, see Caert Thresoar 2009-3, p.65-70. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE CXXXIV.
- Blank corners (water)stained, only sl. touching the engr. border; sm. tear at foot of vertical middle-fold.
- Yellowed; some sl. surface dam. (silverfish).
- Badly foxed; tape ghosts in (blank) margins; a few marginal tears, partly repaired on verso.
= Apart from the profile of Dunkirk, the chart also shows small profiles of Wynoxbergen, Kassel, Groot and Klein Sinten, Maerdijk, St. Goris, Grevelinge, De Hoijen, Waldamme and Calais. Van der Krogt/ Koeman II, 3295:2.
ADDED: (Walcheren). Contemp. handcol. engr. map by N. VISSCHER, 46,3x53 cm., from the Atlas Minor, ±1690.
- Lacks sm. portion lower left corner; browned.
- Lacks leaf XVI; all lvs. w. stamp of the Topografische Dienst, Kaartenarchief in blank margin; a few lvs. trifle/ sl. duststained in blank margins; a few leaves sm. tear in margin (occas. just touching the plate).
= Excellent map with a fine armorial title-cartouche by M.A. Stagnon after C.N. Cochin II, and a large vignette by C.-E. Patas after C.D.J. Eisen depicting the presentation of the map to emperor Joseph II. Sheet XXI presents a plan of Brussels: "Plan Topographique de la Ville de Bruxelles et de ses environs". The map was first produced in three coloured manuscript copies, each on 275 sheets, between 1771 and 1777 on the scale of 1:11.520. It was inspired by and based on the geometrical method used for the large Carte de France surveyed by C.F. Cassini thirty years earlier. The manuscript maps then led to the publication of an engraved reduction on the scale of 1:86.400 and named Carte Chorographique, or Carte Marchande since this edition was meant for sale. Koeman, Geschiedenis van de Kartografie p.162-164.
- Both with a few marginal tears.
ADDED: 1 other map of the surroundings of Cambrai.
= Koeman Vis 2 (23). Rare and decorative map, with borders incl. small inset views of i.a. Ghent, Brugge, Ostende, Ypres, Lille, Aalst and Hulst, the portraits of Duke Albert and Duchess Isabella and images of noblemen, town's folk, peasants and fisherman. The lower border printed from a second plate.
- Sl. yellowed; sm. tears in ends of middle fold.
AND 2 small engr. maps of Flanders and "The Seven united Provinces (...)".