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ALSACE

  •  Alsace, Jan Jansson, 1647

    Alsace, Jan Jansson, 1647

17TH CENTURY

5514 Alsace, Jan Jansson, 1647. Price: 125.00

Utriusquae ALSATIAE Superioris Ac Inferioris Nova Tabula
A good engraved map of Alsace including the Rhine from Phillipsburg to south of Basle. Two decorative cartouches and two coats of arms. 21 x 15 inches, 540 x 390 mm. Dutch text on verso. Uncoloured. Good condition.

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Enter the name for this tabbed section: Ardennes

ARDENNES

  •  Sedan, Jan Jansson, c.1647

    Sedan, Jan Jansson, c.1647

EARLY HAND COLOURING

13116 Sedan, Jan Jansson, c.1647. Price: 140.00

LES SOUVERAINETEZ DE SEDAN ET DE RAVCOURT ET LA PREVOSTE DE DONCHERI. An attractive engraved map centred on the town of Sedan. Three decorative cartouches display the title, scale and royal arms. Latin text on verso. 19 x 15 inches, 495 x 380 mm. Original hand colouring. Good condition.

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  •  Rethel, Jan Jansson, c.1647

    Rethel, Jan Jansson, c.1647

EARLY HAND COLOURING

13117 Rethel, Jan Jansson, c.1647. Price: 135.00


CARTE DU PAIS DE RETELOIS. A good 17th century engraved map centre on the town of Rethel. The decorative title cartouche displays an attribution to the French surveyor Jean Jubrien (1569-1641). Royal arms and scale cartouche. 19 x 15 inches, 500 x 380 mm. Original hand colouring. Single small tear in the top blank margin near the centre fold, otherwise good.

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Enter the name for this tabbed section: Artois

ARTOIS

  •  Dunkirk, J. N. Bellin, 1764

    Dunkirk, J. N. Bellin, 1764

EARLY HAND COLOURING

10529 Dunkirk, J. N. Bellin, 1764. Price: 39.00

CARTE DE LA RADE DE DUNKERQUE ET SES BANCS. An engraved chart showing the water off Dunkirk. Title panel. 6 1/2 x 9 inches. Original blue outline and wash colouring. Good condition.

From Le Petit Atlas Maritime.

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  •  Artois, Abraham Ortelius 1595

    Artois, Abraham Ortelius 1595

16TH CENTURY

15555 Artois, Abraham Ortelius 1595. Price: 125.00

ATREBATUM REGIONIS VERA DESCRIPTIO. A fine early engraved map of the region, embellished with two decorative cartouches. 19 x 15 inches, 490 x 380 mm. Uncoloured. Latin text on verso. Good clean crisp condition. Not been sold as a single map before.

From the Theatrum.

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  •  Artois, Johann Baptist Homann, c.1760

    Artois, Johann Baptist Homann, c.1760

EARLY HAND COLOURING

21681 Artois, Johann Baptist Homann, c.1760. Price: 89.00

CARTE D'ARTOIS ET SES ENVIRONS VEL MAPPA SPECIALIS COMITATUS ARTESIAE... A good detailed map of the region. The title appears within a large uncoloured decorative cartouche with two female figures, putti and hounds. Attribution to G. de L'Isle. 22 1/2 x 19 inches. Original outline and wash hand colouring. Good condition.

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  •  Artois, Willem J. Blaeu, c.1650

    Artois, Willem J. Blaeu, c.1650

17TH CENTURY

22617 Artois, Willem J. Blaeu, c.1650. Price: 95.00

ARTESIA COMITATUS. ARTOIS. A good 17th century map of the region. The title and scales are displayed within a decorative cartouche with putti. Ship, compass rose and sea monster. 19 1/2 x 15 inches. Uncoloured. French text on verso. Good condition.

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  •  Artois, Nicolaes Visscher, c.1690

    Artois, Nicolaes Visscher, c.1690

22619 Artois, Nicolaes Visscher, c.1690. Price: 95.00

GEOGRAPHICA ARTESIAE COMITATUS TABULA PER NICOLAUM VISSCHER. A good engraved map of the region. Decorative title cartouche with the royal arms and four putti. Scaleand explanantion cartouche showing a putti by a water fountain. 22 x 18 inches. Uncoloured. Good condition.

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  •  Cambrai, Willem J. Blaeu, 1631

    Cambrai, Willem J. Blaeu, 1631

22620 Cambrai, Willem J. Blaeu, 1631. Price 95.00

ARSCHIEPISCOPATUS CAMERACENSIS. ARCHEVESCHE DE CAMBRAY. A 17th century engraved map centred on Cambrai with the towns of Douai and Valenciennes. Embellished with three decorative cartouches and a coat of arms. Latin text on verso. Slit at the bottom of the centre fold, otherwise good condition. Uncoloured.

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  •  Douai, Nicolaes Visscher, c.1690

    Douai, Nicolaes Visscher, c.1690

EARLY HAND COLOURING

22621 Douai, Nicolaes Visscher, c.1690. Price: 90.00

An untitled map showing the towns of Douai, Valenciennes, Bouchain and Cambrai. Imprint of Nicolaes Visscher. 18 1/2 x 11 1/4 inches. Full original outline and wash hand colouring. Good codition.

From Visscher's Atlas Minor

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  •  Aire, Joan Blaeu, 1649

    Aire, Joan Blaeu, 1649

MILITARY

22622 Aire, Joan Blaeu, 1649. Price: 96.00

PERFECTE ASBEEDING VAN DE STERCKE STAT AYRE OFTE ARIEN... PLAN D'AYRE AVEC SEZ FORTS LIGNES DE CIRCONVALATIONS.... 1641. An interesting engraved map showing the fortifications of Aire and the other fortifications. Title cartouche and two explanation cartouches. Inset map of part of Artois and Flanders with figures of two fishermen as well as weapons. Scale with figure of a soldier. 20 1/2 x 15 1/2 inches. Uncoloured. Latin text on verso.

From Novum ac Magnum Theatrum Urbium Belgicae Foederate

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  •  Bailleul, Joan Blaeu, 1649

    Bailleul, Joan Blaeu, 1649

TOWN PLAN

22920 Bailleul, Joan Blaeu, 1649. Price: 135.00

BALLIOLUM VULGO BELLE. A good 17th century bird's eye view of this town situated just inland of Dunkirk. Across the to of the plan is a perspective view of the town. The map is further embellished with an inset map of the region, two coats of arms and panel with a key. 21 x 16 1/4 inches. Uncoloured. Latin text on verso. Good conditon.

From Novum ac Magnum Theatrum Urbium Belgicae Foederate

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  •  Cambrai, Luigi Guicciardini, 1582

    Cambrai, Luigi Guicciardini, 1582

16TH CENTURY

25594 Cambrai, Luigi Guicciardini, 1582. Price: 92.00

CAMBRAY. An interesting early bird’s eye view of the town. Decorative central title cartouche. Figure of lady and gentleman with dog in foreground. 12 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches. Uncoloured. Split at the top of the centre fold just in the blank margin.

From Description de Touts les Pais-Bas autrement appelles la Germamie Inferieure ou Basse Allemagne.

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  •  Lille, Georg Braun & Franz Hogenberg, c.1600

    Lille, Georg Braun & Franz Hogenberg, c.1600

TOWN PLAN

27147 Lille, Georg Braun & Franz Hogenberg, c.1600. Price: 300.00

LILLE. A fine 17th century bird's eye view plan of the town with three costumed figures in the foreground. The title appears across the top of the plan whilst a large decporative cartouche displays the key. Two coats of arms. French text on verso. 17 x 13 inches, 427 x 325 mm. SUPERB EARLY HAND COLOURING. Fine clean conditon with wide blank margins.

From Civitates Orbis Terrarum

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  •  Bethune, Claude du Bosc, c.1740

    Bethune, Claude du Bosc, c.1740

MILITARY

29547 Bethune, Claude du Bosc, c.1740. Price: 37.00

PLAN OF BETHUNE A STRONG TOWN IN ARTOIS BESIEGED BY THE ALLIES. An engraved plan of the town showing its fortifications. The rococo cartouche displays the title and key to 14 places of interest. 17 1/4 x 13 1/2 inches. Uncoloured. Good clean condition.

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  •  Siege of Bouchain, Claude du Bosc, c.1740

    Siege of Bouchain, Claude du Bosc, c.1740

MILITARY

29548 Siege of Bouchain, Claude du Bosc, c.1740. Price: 35.00

PLAN OF THE TOWN OF BOUCHAIN BESIEG’D & TAKEN BY YE ALLIES IN 1711. An engraved plan of the town illustrating the siege in the War of Spanish Succession, the last major victory of John Churchill 1st Duke of Marlborough. The rococo cartouche displays the title and key to 6 places of interest. 17 x 14 inches. Uncoloured. Good clean condition.

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  •  Douai, Claude du Bosc, c.1740

    Douai, Claude du Bosc, c.1740

MILITARY

29550 Douai, Claude du Bosc, c.1740. Price: 35.00

THE ENCAMPMENT OF THE ALLIES ARMY TO COVER THE SIEGE OF DOWAY AGAINST THE FRENCH ARMY THAT CAME TO RAISE THE SAID SIEGE IN JUNE 1710. An interesting engraved plan of the town and surrounding area showing the deployment of troops.. Rococo title cartouche. Compass pointer. 16 1/2 x 12 3/4 inches. Uncoloured. Small hole in a blank area of the map. Good clean condition.

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  •  Valanciennes, Luigi Guicciardini, 1582

    Valanciennes, Luigi Guicciardini, 1582

TOWN PLAN

30612 Valanciennes, Luigi Guicciardini, 1582. Price: 78.00

VALENCENA QUONDAM CYGNORUM VALLIS URBS... An early bird's eye view map of the town. Embellished with a decorative title cartouche and two coats of arms within cartouches. Two figures in the foreground. 12 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches. Uncoloured. Good condition.

From Description de Touts les Pais-Bas autrement appelles la Germamie Inferieure ou Basse Allemagne

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AQUITAINE

  •  Aquitaine, Mercator / Jansson, 1635

    Aquitaine, Mercator / Jansson, 1635

17TH CENTURY

30655 Aquitaine, Mercator / Jansson, 1635. Price: 38.00

AQUITANIA. An interesting small early map of southern France embellished with a decorative strapwork cartouche. Latin text on verso. 8 x 5 1/2 inches. Uncoloured. Good clean undamaged condition.

From Atlas Minor

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I have been buying and selling antique maps since the early 1960's during which time I had a gallery in Watergate Street, Chester for 30 years. I am now able to offer through my websites a personal service to map and print collectors.

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