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Antique Maps Alsace, Ardennes, Artois - Richard Nicholson
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ALSACE

17th Century

  •  Alsace, Jan Jansson, 1647

    Alsace, Jan Jansson, 1647

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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ARDENNES

17th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Sedan, Jan Jansson, c.1647

    Sedan, Jan Jansson, c.1647

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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17th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Rethel, Jan Jansson, c.1647

    Rethel, Jan Jansson, c.1647

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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AQUATAINE

Mid 17th century

  •  Map of Aire by Jan Jansson, 1647

    Map of Aire by Jan Jansson, 1647

5546 Aire, Jan Jansson, 1647. Price: 135.00

L'EVESCHE D'AIRE... An engraved map orientated with east at the top. It shows the Roman Catholic Diocese of Air nd part of the of the Diocese of Dax, located in the Aquatiane region of France. Four decorative cartouches with putti. 21 x 17 inches, 540 x 440 mm. Dutch text on verso. Uncoloured. Small split at the bottom of the centre fold otherwise good clean undamaged condition.

From: Nieuwen Atlas.

This map has not been sold previously as a single map

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Late 17th century

  •  Ile de Re, France Vincenzo Maria Coronelli 1696

    Ile de Re, France Vincenzo Maria Coronelli 1696

32286 Isle de Re, Vincenzo Maria Coronelli, c.1696. Price: 250.00

ISOLA DEL RE, NEL MARE DI GUASCOGNA... An engraved map of the Isle of Re located in the Bay of Biscay off the coast from La Rochelle. The title is shown in a simple panel whilst the dedication to Polo Giustinian Lolin is shown on a banner hanging from a trumpet. The angel also holds a blank coat of arms 18 c 10 1/2 inches. Uncoloured. Good condition.

From: Atlante Veneto

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17th Century - Miniature

  •  Map of Saintes, Christophe Nicolas Tassin, c.1632

    Map of Saintes, Christophe Nicolas Tassin, c.1632

32516 Saintes, Christophe Nicolas Tassin, c.1632. Price: 50.00

GOVERNMENT DE XAINTES. A miniature engraved map centred on the historic town of Saintes. Tile panel with a scale panel adjoing to the left. Compass pointer. 6 x 4 inches. Good wide blank margins. Hand coloured. Traces of brown tape on verso at the top where the map has been in a mount. Single small worm hole in the bottom blank margin. Good clean undamaged condition.

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ARTOIS

18th Century Sea Chart - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Dunkirk, J. N. Bellin, 1764

    Dunkirk, J. N. Bellin, 1764

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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16th Century

  •  Artois, Abraham Ortelius 1595

    Artois, Abraham Ortelius 1595

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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18th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Artois, Johann Baptist Homann, c.1760

    Artois, Johann Baptist Homann, c.1760

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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17th Century

  •  Artois, Willem J. Blaeu, c.1650

    Artois, Willem J. Blaeu, c.1650

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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17th Century

  •  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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17th Century

  •  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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17th Century - Early Hand Colouring

  •  Douai, Nicolaes Visscher, c.1690

    Douai, Nicolaes Visscher, c.1690

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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17th Century - Military

  •  Aire, Joan Blaeu, 1649

    Aire, Joan Blaeu, 1649

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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17th Century Town Plan

  •  Bailleul, Joan Blaeu, 1649

    Bailleul, Joan Blaeu, 1649

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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16th Century Town Plan

  •  Cambrai, Luigi Guicciardini, 1582

    Cambrai, Luigi Guicciardini, 1582

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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16th Century Town Plan - Early Hand Colouring

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

    Lille, Georg Braun & Franz Hogenberg, c.1600

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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18th Century Town Plan

  •  Bethune, Claude du Bosc, c.1740

    Bethune, Claude du Bosc, c.1740

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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18th Century Town Plan

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

    Siege of Bouchain, Claude du Bosc, c.1740

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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18th Century - Military

  •  Douai, Claude du Bosc, c.1740

    Douai, Claude du Bosc, c.1740

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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16th Century Town Plan

  •  Valanciennes, Luigi Guicciardini, 1582

    Valanciennes, Luigi Guicciardini, 1582

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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Antique Maps Alsace, Ardennes, Artois - Richard Nicholson

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