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Auction Description for Bloomsbury: Maps & Atlases, Drawings & Prints
Viewing Notes:
29th January 9.30am to 5.30pm. 30th January 9.30am to 8pm. Day of Sale from 9.30am.
Sale Notes:
www.bloomsburyauctions.com

Maps & Atlases, Drawings & Prints

by Bloomsbury Auctions


440 lots | 424 with images

January 31, 2013

Live Auction

24 Maddox Street

London, W1S 1PP United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)207 495 9494

Fax: +44 (0)207 495 9499

Email: info@bloomsburyauctions.com

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Boulton (S.) Africa with All its States, Kingdoms,

Lot 1: Boulton (S.) Africa with All its States, Kingdoms,

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Description: Boulton (S.) Africa with All its States, Kingdoms, Republics, Regions, Islands &c., Improved and Inlarged from D'Anville's Map, decorative title upper right, inset chart of the Gold Coast lower left, with numerous boxes of descriptive text, engraved map, with some hand-colouring, on 4 sheets joined, 1050 x 1240mm., laid onto canvas, rolled with nicks and tears to edges, handling creases, particularly at upper left, large whole at upper centre, surface dirt and browning, Laurie & Whittle, 1794.

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Bowen (Emanuel) Nubia & Abissinia, engraved map,

Lot 2: Bowen (Emanuel) Nubia & Abissinia, engraved map,

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Description: Bowen (Emanuel) Nubia & Abissinia, engraved map, with outline hand-colouring, 355 x 435mm, central vertical fold, minor surface dirt, c.1745; Barbary, showing the eastern and western parts in two sections, engraved map with outline hand-colouring, 340 x 430mm, central vertical fold, c.1745 § Bonne (Rigobert). Carte de l'Egypte Ancienne et Moderne, engraved map with outline hand-colouring, 450 x 320mm, central horizontal fold, Paris, Lattre, [1762]; with an 18th century map of Egypt and Syria, and 2 other small maps of Egypt, one published by J. & F. Tallis, v.s., engraved maps, 19th century.

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Mercator (Gerard) and Jodocus Hondius. Africæ

Lot 3: Mercator (Gerard) and Jodocus Hondius. Africæ

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Description: Mercator (Gerard) and Jodocus Hondius. Africæ descriptio; Guinea, 2 small maps, the continent and West Africa, from an English edition of the Atlas Minor, engraved maps, each c.155 x 200mm., English text verso with slight show-through, rectos headed Africke and Guinea, respectively, pale even browning, Amsterdam, [1637] (2)

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Mount (J.) and T. Page. Publishers. A Chart of ye

Lot 4: Mount (J.) and T. Page. Publishers. A Chart of ye

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Description: Mount (J.) and T. Page. Publishers. A Chart of ye Coast of Barbary from Cape Geer to Cape Bajadore, with A Chart of ye Coast of Barbary from C. Bajadore to the Golfe of St. Anne, two charts on single sheet, title cartouches upper right and lower left, north oriented to the left, engraved charts on one sheet, original outline colour, 430 x 530mm., split along central vertical fold extending into image, offsetting, c.1715 § Aa (P van der) Barbarie, Biledulgerid (autrefois Libye) et une partie du Pays des Negres, with title cartouche and figures lower left, engraved map, 265 x 325mm., slight upper and lower splits to central vertical fold, Amsterdam, c.1729 (2).

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Sandrart (Johann Jakob von) Accuratissima totius

Lot 5: Sandrart (Johann Jakob von) Accuratissima totius

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Description: Sandrart (Johann Jakob von) Accuratissima totius Africæ Tabula in Lucem producta, large vignette title of various African costume figures and animals, engraved map by Johann Baptist Homann with original hand-colouring, 490 x 575mm., central vertical fold with a parallel repaired tear at the lower end, repaired marginal losses including both upper corners of border supplied in pen facsimile, Nuremberg, c.1700 § Robert de Vaugondy (Gilles & Didier) Afrique divisée en ses principaux Empires et Royaumes, decorative title cartouche upper right, text panel to the right side, engraved map with hand-colouring, 505 x 670mm., central vertical fold, some browning and surface dirt, mostly marginal, a small marginal loss just to platemark, upper centre, a few short marginal tears, Paris, Delamarche, c.1795; with a mixed group of other maps of the continent of Africa, including a large 4-sheet map by D'Anville, 1749, others by Bellin, Mortier, Levasseur, Tallis, SDUK, including Lieut. William Allen's chart of the Quorra and Tchadda, or Niger and Chad, 1837, with 5 maps showing British possessions in West Africa, 1865, and others (Qty.)

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Speed (John) Africæ described, bordered with 8

Lot 6: Speed (John) Africæ described, bordered with 8

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Description: Speed (John) Africæ described, bordered with 8 city views above and 5 national costume figures to each side, title cartouche upper right, elephanst, lions, hyena, ostriches and monkey, ships and sea monsters, engraved map by Abraham Goos of Amsterdam, with hand-colouring, 395 x 515mm., English text verso with woodcut initial, central vertical fold, a small hole at lower right corner of platemark, Bassett and Chiswell, 1676.

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Bellin (Jacques Nicolas) Carte Reduite des Costes

Lot 7: Bellin (Jacques Nicolas) Carte Reduite des Costes

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Description: Bellin (Jacques Nicolas) Carte Reduite des Costes Orientales de l'Amerique Septentrionale, from south of Long Island to Isle Royale, with inset map of Boston Harbour lower right, large decorative title cartouche upper left, compass rose and rhum lines in main chart, 1st state without rhum lines to inset map, engraved map with hand-colouring on thick paper, 560 x 890mm., central vertical fold, a few faint spots, the sheet backed on archival paper, Paris, 1757.

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Bellin (Jacques Nicolas) After. A New Chart of the

Lot 8: Bellin (Jacques Nicolas) After. A New Chart of the

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Description: Bellin (Jacques Nicolas) After. A New Chart of the Coast of New England, Nova Scotia, New France or Canada, with the Islands of Newfoundl.d, Cape Breton, St John's &c. Done from the original published in 1744 at Paris, from Boston to Cape Round in Labrador, with 4 inset maps of the Atlantic, Louisbourg, Quebec and Fort Dauphin, vignette coastal scene and title cartouche lower right, by Thomas Jefferys for The Gentleman's Magazine, engraved map, 350 x 470mm., old folds, unevenly trimmed occasionally affecting borders, particularly lower right border, repaired tear from centre right, c.1745.

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Colton (Joseph Hutchins) Colton's Map of the

Lot 9: Colton (Joseph Hutchins) Colton's Map of the

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Description: Colton (Joseph Hutchins) Colton's Map of the United States of America, the British Provinces, Mexico and the West Indies, showing the country from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, with inset maps of Central America, the West Indies, Newfoundland, and Hawaii, with decorative border, engraved map with hand-colouring, on 4 sheets joined, 1310 x 1520mm., varnished with overall yellow discolouration, craquelure and abrasion to varnish, several large tears into map, handling creases, with some surface loss at upper right, wooden roller at lower edge, lacking the roller from the upper edge, New York, 1856.

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L'Institut de géographie de Paris. Amerique du

Lot 10: L'Institut de géographie de Paris. Amerique du

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Description: L'Institut de géographie de Paris. Amerique du Sud; Amerique dur Nord, orthographic projections of the earth centered on Paraguay and Missouri, respectively, colour printed maps, finished by hand, each c.1650 x 1410mm., laid onto canvas, both with contemporary wooden rollers at ends, some surface loss, abrasion and tears, handling creases, surface dirt, c.1900 (2).

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Speed (John) A Map of New England and New York,

Lot 11: Speed (John) A Map of New England and New York,

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Description: Speed (John) A Map of New England and New York, for A Prospect of the Most Famous Parts of the World, with various animals, compass roses and rhum lines, title cartouche lower right, engraved map by Francis Lamb, 380 x 505mm., central vertical fold with full margins, text verso with two woodcut initials, Bassett and Chiswell, first issue, 1676.

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Speed (John) America with those known parts in the

Lot 12: Speed (John) America with those known parts in the

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Description: Speed (John) America with those known parts in the unknowne worlde, North and South America, showing California as an island, 8 city views above, bordered by 5 native tribal figures to each side, with inset map of Greenland, upper left, title cartouche lower left, ships and sea monsters, engraved map by Abraham Goos of Amsterdam, with hand-colouring, 390 x 510mm., English text verso with woodcut initial by William Godbid, central vertical fold, repairs to left and right sheet edges, not affecting map, slight browning, [Tooley p.113; Burden 217], Bassett and Chiswell, 1676.

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Cary (John) A New Map of the East India Isles,

Lot 13: Cary (John) A New Map of the East India Isles,

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Description: Cary (John) A New Map of the East India Isles, engraved map with original hand-colouring, 500 x 550mm., central vertical fold, slight spotting, mostly marginal with slight damp-staining at sheet edges, 1801.

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Homann (Heirs of) Charte von Asien, after F.L.

Lot 14: Homann (Heirs of) Charte von Asien, after F.L.

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Description: Homann (Heirs of) Charte von Asien, after F.L. Gussefeld, chinoiserie title cartouche lower left, engraved map with original hand-colouring, 500 x 590mm., a horizontal fold, marginal handling creases and short tears, minor dampstaining upper right, Nuremberg, 1793.

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Hondius (Henricus) Asia recens summa cura

Lot 15: Hondius (Henricus) Asia recens summa cura

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Description: Hondius (Henricus) Asia recens summa cura delineata, title cartouche supported by huntsmen upper left, ships and sea monsters, engraved map, 380 x 500mm., central vertical fold, slight browning and faint spotting, Amsterdam, 1631.

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Lotter (Tobias Conrad) Asia, title cartouche above

Lot 16: Lotter (Tobias Conrad) Asia, title cartouche above

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Description: Lotter (Tobias Conrad) Asia, title cartouche above a procession with camels, upper left, engraved map with original hand-colouring, 460 x 590mm., two vertical folds, a faint dampstain running down the left side, Augsburg, c.1710.

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Mercator (Gerard) Tab. III Asiae, in qua Colchis

Lot 17: Mercator (Gerard) Tab. III Asiae, in qua Colchis

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Description: Mercator (Gerard) Tab. III Asiae, in qua Colchis Iberia, Albania, ac Armenia Maior, From Mercator's edition of Ptolemy's Geography, engraved map with hand-colouring, 355 x 460mm., central vertical fold, minor surface dirt, small crack from plate visible in impression and upper centre, [c.1730 or later]; with a double page map of Asiatic Turkey from Thomson's New General Atlas, John Cary's Turkey in Asia, 1819, 2 maps by Vandermaelen showing parts Arabia, a map engraved by Sutton Nicholls titled 'New Map Shewing ... Places mentioned in the New Testament' and another A New Map Showing the Travels ... to the Land of Canaan, with a Chatelain map of the Holy Land, a map of Bassora to Latichea engraved by Lodge, and another of Turkey in Asia, engravings, v.s., some with hand-colouring, surface dirt and light browning, a few with handling creases, 18th and 19th century (11).

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Münster (Sebastian) Sumatra ein grosse Insel so

Lot 18: Münster (Sebastian) Sumatra ein grosse Insel so

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Description: Münster (Sebastian) Sumatra ein grosse Insel so von den alten Geographen Taprobana ist genent worden, either Sumatra or Ceylon with vignette of an elephant to the left above a text cartouche, woodcut map with hand-colouring, 255 x 330mm., elaborate woodcut cartouche verso, Basel, [c.1570 or later].

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Sanson d'Abbeville (Nicolas) A group of small maps

Lot 19: Sanson d'Abbeville (Nicolas) A group of small maps

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Description: Sanson d'Abbeville (Nicolas) A group of small maps of the Near East and Asia, including Turquie en Asie, L'Empire du Sophy de Perses, La Grande Tartarie, L'Empire du Grand Mogol and others, engraved maps with original hand-colouring in outline, each c.195 x 250mm., all with a central vertical fold, slight browning, Paris, 1652; with 2 small regional maps of East and West Africa by Sanson; and a mixed group of 4 other small maps including Isle et Royaume de Sicile, by Nicolas de Fer, and A New Map of the Sea-coasts of England Scotland and Ireland, also France, Flanders, Holland, and Denmark &c, by Philip Lea (12)

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Speed (John) Asia with the Islands adioyning

Lot 20: Speed (John) Asia with the Islands adioyning

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Description: Speed (John) Asia with the Islands adioyning described, 8 city views above, bordered with 5 national costume figures to each side, title cartouche upper left, the Great Wall of China and an elephant, ships and sea monsters, engraved map by Abraham Goos of Amsterdam, uncoloured as originally issued, 400 x 515mm., English text verso with woodcut initial by John Legatt, central vertical fold, a few marginal splits, Bassett and Chiswell, 1676.

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Speed (John) A New Map of East India, 1st and only

Lot 21: Speed (John) A New Map of East India, 1st and only

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Description: Speed (John) A New Map of East India, 1st and only edition, title cartouche supported by costume figures, upper right, engraved map with hand-colouring, 385 x 495mm., English text verso with woodcut initial by William Godbid, faint central vertical fold, Bassett and Chiswell, 1676.

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Thevet (André) Asie, continental map from the

Lot 22: Thevet (André) Asie, continental map from the

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Description: Thevet (André) Asie, continental map from the Levant and the Red Sea to the Pacific islands and Alaska, from Cosmographie Universelle, titled upper centre, strapwork scale cartouche lower left, inset letterpress text panel upper right, ships and sea monsters, engraved map with original hand-colouring, 350 x 455mm., pale even browning, a repaired tear centre right, a short tear through the upper border, two old adhesive tape stains on verso slightly showing through near upper corners, Paris, [1575].

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Walker (J. & C.) The Strait of Malacca, Sheet 2,

Lot 23: Walker (J. & C.) The Strait of Malacca, Sheet 2,

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Description: Walker (J. & C.) The Strait of Malacca, Sheet 2, sea chart showing from the North Sands to Singapore, engraved map, 670 x 980mm., central vertical fold, surface dirt, and stains, with pencil inscriptions, 1869; with a Clouet map of Tartary, a Bonne map showing part of Russia, and 2 other small engraved maps of South eastern Europe and part of northern and central asia, engraved maps, v.s., 18th and 19th century (5).

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Lot 24: A mixed group of S.E. Asian navigational charts,

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Description: A mixed group of S.E. Asian navigational charts, 17 engraved charts of the South China Sea, the coasts of Borneo, Sumatra, the Gaspar Straits and elsewhere, mostly mid 19th century French or English hydrographical offices, a few earlier including from the Atlas du Voyage de la Perouse, most with a central fold, some surface dirt and spotting, occasional minor defects, (17)

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Heather (William) A new chart of the Atlantic or

Lot 25: Heather (William) A new chart of the Atlantic or

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Description: Heather (William) A new chart of the Atlantic or Western Ocean, showing parts of North and South America to the left, with part of Africa and Western Europe to the right, large engraved title at upper left, compass rose with rhum lines, engraved map, on 2 sheets joined, total sheet c.970 x 1280mm. (38 1/4 x 50 1/4 in), backed onto blue paper, with large tear running through map at upper left, other repaired tears visible, pencil and some faint blue ballpoint pen inscriptions, browning and surface dirt, J. W. Norie & Co., 1826; with 4 other navigational sea charts published by Norie, Horsburgh and Sayer, showing the Cape Verde Islands, the Coast of Guayana, part of the English Channel, and another of the Eastern Passages to China, engraved maps, v.s., various tears, nicks and surface stains, dirt, early 19th century; with a damaged New General Chart of Mediterranean Sea, by Faden, engraved map, c.910 x 2100mm., with large areas of loss to lower section, backed onto blue paper and linen, surface browning dirt and ink inscriptions, c.1786 (6).

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Depot de la Marine. Plan de l'Ile de Saint Pierre

Lot 26: Depot de la Marine. Plan de l'Ile de Saint Pierre

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Description: Depot de la Marine. Plan de l'Ile de Saint Pierre au Sud de Terre-Neuve Leve en 1763 par le St. Fortin Ingenieur map of the island of Saint-Pierre, south of the Island of Newfoundland, with compass rose, rhum lines, decorative title cartouche, lower left, engraving, 570 x 890mm., central vertical fold, with British Military Depot rubber stamp mark, lower right, slight dampstaining, spotting, and browning, a few small tears, outside the platemark, 1763 § La Pérouse (Jean François Galaup de) Carte Générale d'une partie del Côte du Nord-Ouest de L'Amérique, coastal map from Monterey to Mt. St. Elie, north-west America, engraving, 690 x 500mm., central vertical fold, dampstaining, upper and lower right corners, minor spotting, Paris c.1797 (2)

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Mortimer & Co. (Publisher) Winnipeg, bird's-eye

Lot 27: Mortimer & Co. (Publisher) Winnipeg, bird's-eye

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Description: Mortimer & Co. (Publisher) Winnipeg, bird's-eye view by W.G. Fonseca, with 22 inset views, steamboats and ships, hand-coloured lithograph, 755 x 1010mm., laid onto board support, even browning, some spotting and surface dirt, Mortimer & Co., Ottawa, 1884.

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Thompson (John) Canada and Nova Scotia, showing

Lot 28: Thompson (John) Canada and Nova Scotia, showing

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Description: Thompson (John) Canada and Nova Scotia, showing from Hudson's Bay down to Fort Hamilton, engraved map, with hand-colouring, 505 x 640mm., central vertical fold, some light browning, [c.1817]; with a mixed group of 7 maps of Australia, South Africa, and Asia, v.s., mainly 19th century (8).

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Speed (John) the Kingdome of China, 2 city views

Lot 29: Speed (John) the Kingdome of China, 2 city views

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Description: Speed (John) the Kingdome of China, 2 city views and secenes of transport and execution above, bordered with 4 costume figures to each side, title cartouche upper left, engraved map with hand-colouring, 400 x 515mm., English text verso with woodcut initial by John Legatt, short splits at head and foot of central vertical fold, pale browning, a faint dampstain lower left, Basset and Chiswell, 1676.

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Braun (Georg) and Franz Hogenberg Nittidissimae

Lot 30: Braun (Georg) and Franz Hogenberg Nittidissimae

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Description: Braun (Georg) and Franz Hogenberg Nittidissimae Civitatis Mechlineensis, bird's-eye plan-view, from Civitates Orbis Terrarum, engraving, with hand-colouring, 330 x 445mm., Latin text on verso, [Cologne], [c.1575 or later]; and Novesium, showing Neuss, engraving, with hand-colouring, 330 x 450mm., Latin text on verso, [Cologne], [c.1575 or later] (2).

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Homann (Heirs of) Regni Bohemiae, Duc. Silesiae,

Lot 31: Homann (Heirs of) Regni Bohemiae, Duc. Silesiae,

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Description: Homann (Heirs of) Regni Bohemiae, Duc. Silesiae, Marchionatuum Moraviae et Lusatiae. Tabula Generalis, showing Czechoslovakia and the southern part of Poland, engraved map with hand-colouring, 500 x 560mm., central vertical fold, even browning, with some surface dirt and minor stains, Nuremberg, c.1748; with De Vaugondy's Partie Septentrionale du Cercle d'Autriche..., engraved map, some oultine hand-colouring, 490 x 640mm., Paris, [c.1755]; Christoph Wiegel's Ducatus Carinthiae, engraved map with hand-colouring, 320 x 390mm., central vertical fold, minor browning and surface dirt, [c.1735]; with a small group of maps of Austria and Hungary, by Chatelain, Stackhouse, Ostell, and others, engravings, some with hand-colouring, v.s., folds, some browning, 18th and 19th century (8).

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Jansson (Jan) Lumen Historiarum per Occidentem ex

Lot 32: Jansson (Jan) Lumen Historiarum per Occidentem ex

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Description: Jansson (Jan) Lumen Historiarum per Occidentem ex contatibus Fran Haræi, ancient Europe, decorative title cartouche lower left, engraved map, 385 x 485mm., without text verso, repairs at head and foot of central vertical fold, Amsterdam, c.1650.

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Letellier (A.) Carte du Chemin de Fer de Paris a

Lot 33: Letellier (A.) Carte du Chemin de Fer de Paris a

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Description: Letellier (A.) Carte du Chemin de Fer de Paris a Londres par Boulogne, extensive plan of the railway and Channel crossing from London via Reigate, Ashford, Folkestone, Boulogne and Abbeville to Amiens, with detailed inset plans of London, upper left, Boulogne and Abbeville, upper right, longitudinal sections of the line from London to Dover and Folkestone, and from Boulogne to Amiens below, with north oriented to the upper left, engraved map on three sheets, joined, 780 x 3600mm., linen-backed, dust-staining at the right edge of the map, a tear into lower left corner, a few short tears and small losses in upper left margin, just affecting upper edge of London plan, for the Compagnie du Chemin de Fer d'Amiens a Boulogne, n.d., c.1860.

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Speed (John) Europ, and the Cheife Cities

Lot 34: Speed (John) Europ, and the Cheife Cities

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Description: Speed (John) Europ, and the Cheife Cities contained therein, the continent, showing part of Greenland, Asia Minor and north Africa, with the mythical island of Frisland off Iceland, 8 city views above, bordered with 5 national costume figures to each side, ships and sea monsters, engraved map by Abraham Goos of Amsterdam, with hand-colouring, 395 x 515mm., English text verso with woodcut initial by John Dawson, central vertical fold repaired and reinforced verso, upper right platemark shaved, Bassett and Chiswell, 1676.

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Speed (John) A New Mappe of the Romane Empire, 6

Lot 35: Speed (John) A New Mappe of the Romane Empire, 6

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Description: Speed (John) A New Mappe of the Romane Empire, 6 city views and plans above, bordered by 5 costume figures to each side, title cartouche upper right, camels, lions and ostriches in Africa, ships and sea monsters, engraved map with hand-colouring, 395 x 510mm., English text verso with woodcut initial by William Godbid, slight creasing along central vertical fold, Bassett and Chiswell, 1676.

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Vredia (Oliver) Francorum Primae Sedes, engraved

Lot 36: Vredia (Oliver) Francorum Primae Sedes, engraved

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Description: Vredia (Oliver) Francorum Primae Sedes, engraved map, 270 x 310mm., vertical folds, handling creases, [Bruges], 1647 § Nolin (Jean Baptiste). A group of 5 engraved maps of central Europe, specifically Germany and Belgium, with hand-colouring, each c.355 x 430mm., even browning, some offsetting and surface dirt, c.1745 (6).

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Weigel (Christoph) Discus Chronologicus,

Lot 37: Weigel (Christoph) Discus Chronologicus,

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Description: Weigel (Christoph) Discus Chronologicus, chronological volvelle table charting Europe's rulers with separately coloured rings for each country, from the birth of Christ up to 1800, with names printed to c.1760, with a few later mansucript additions, title in drapery cartouche supported by putti, engraved chart with original hand-colouring, complete with its centrall attached volvelle, 510 x 480mm., a horizontal fold, a small repaired loss adjacent the chart centre, an area of loss to lower right text panel replaced with crude manuscript facsimile in an early hand, other early marginalia, Nuremberg, c.1760.

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Beeck (Anna) Plan de la Ville de Bouchain, showing

Lot 38: Beeck (Anna) Plan de la Ville de Bouchain, showing

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Description: Beeck (Anna) Plan de la Ville de Bouchain, showing fortifications and a plan of The Siege of Bouchain, engraved map with extensive hand-colouring, 475 x 555mm, central vertical fold, The Hague, 1711 § Mortier (Pierre). Plan de la Ville de Conde, showing fortifications and intersecting rivers of Escaut and the Haute, engraved map with hand-colouring, 400 x 480mm, central vertical fold, minor surface dirt, Amsterdam, early 18th century (2). ***The Siege of Bouchain (9 August - 12 September 1711), was a siege in the War of the Spanish Succession, and the last major victory of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (1650-1722). Marlborough broke through the French defensive lines without losing a man to enemy action, and took Bouchain after a siege of 34 days. Its capture left Cambrai the only French-held fortress between the allied army and Paris..

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Braun (Georg) and Franz Hogenberg Cambray,

Lot 39: Braun (Georg) and Franz Hogenberg Cambray,

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Description: Braun (Georg) and Franz Hogenberg Cambray, bird's-eye plan-view, from Civitates Orbis Terrarum, engraving, with hand-colouring, 330 x 440mm., Latin text on verso, [Cologne], [c.1575 or later]; Matiscona Cabillinum, plan view, engraving, with hand-colouring, 325 x 450mm., Latin text on verso, [Cologne], [c.1575 or later], both unframed (2).

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Braun (Georg) and Franz Hogenberg Lille. Insula,

Lot 40: Braun (Georg) and Franz Hogenberg Lille. Insula,

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Description: Braun (Georg) and Franz Hogenberg Lille. Insula, bird's-eye plan-view, from Civitates Orbis Terrarum, engraving with hand-colouring, 330 x 420mm., light surface dirt, [Cologne], [c.1575 or later]; with Namurcum Elegantissima ad Mosae Flume Civitas, and Alostum, Urbs Flandriae Imperatoriae Firmissima, and with Philippopolis vulgo Philippeville ... [on sheet with] Marieburgum [and] Cimacum, Comuniter Chimay ... [and] Walcourt ..., bird's-eye plan-views, from Civitates Orbis Terrarum, engravings with hand-colouring, each c. 330 x 430mm., [Cologne], [c.1575 or later] (4).

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Decker (Coenraert) Rupes Allobrogum vulgo La

Lot 41: Decker (Coenraert) Rupes Allobrogum vulgo La

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Description: Decker (Coenraert) Rupes Allobrogum vulgo La Roche, bird's-eye plan-view of La Roche-sur-Foron, from Blaeu's townbook of Savoy and Piedmont, with banderole, putti, and coat of arms, double-page engraving, with extensive hand-colouring, 480 x 590mm., central vertical fold, light browning, [Amsterdam], [c.1651 or later] § Homann (Johann Baptist). Lotharingiae Tabula Generalis in qua Ducatus Lotharingiae et Barri nec non Metensis, engraved map of Lorraine, 490 x 570mm., central vertical fold, Nuremberg, [1716] (2).

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Ortelius (Abraham) Anjou; Poictou, 2 neighbouring

Lot 42: Ortelius (Abraham) Anjou; Poictou, 2 neighbouring

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Description: Ortelius (Abraham) Anjou; Poictou, 2 neighbouring regional maps of France, strapwork and architectural cartouches, engraved maps with original hand-colouring, 355 x 475mm. and 360 x 505mm., respectively, each with a central vertical fold, Poictou with slight marginal browning, [vdB 40 and 38, respectively], Ansterdam, 1579 or later (2)

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Rizzi-Zannoni (Giovanni Antonio) [Atlas historique

Lot 43: Rizzi-Zannoni (Giovanni Antonio) [Atlas historique

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Description: Rizzi-Zannoni (Giovanni Antonio) [Atlas historique de la France], 32 maps only (of 58), printed without ornamental borders, engravings with hand-colouring, loose, each c.185 x 230mm, central vertical folds, minor surface dirt, [Paris], c.1780; with 2 large engraved maps of Ancient and Modern France, both by Tardieu, largest 470 x 650mm, 1805 (34).

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Speed (John) France revised and augmented,

Lot 44: Speed (John) France revised and augmented,

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Description: Speed (John) France revised and augmented, bordered with 8 city views above and 5 costume figures to each side, decorative title cartouche lower left, engraved map with hand-colouring, 405 x 515mm., English text verso with woodcut initial by John Legatt, repairs to head and foot of central vertical fold, browning, upper and side sheet edges reinforced, William Humble, 1653.

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Blaeu (Johan) Aquisgranum. Gallis Aix la Chapelle.

Lot 45: Blaeu (Johan) Aquisgranum. Gallis Aix la Chapelle.

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Description: Blaeu (Johan) Aquisgranum. Gallis Aix la Chapelle. Germans et Belgis Aken, bird's-eye view of Aachen, with 2 coats of arms, and a decorative title cartouche, upper centre, engraving with hand-colouring, 430 x 530mm, central vertical fold, minor browning to fold, surface dirt, [Amsterdam], c.1649 § Leizelt (Balthazar Frederic). La Ville de Bonn, prospect view, engraving with hand-colouring, 285 x 405mm, some surface abrasion and handling creases, surface dirt, [late 18th century] (2).

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Ortelius (Abraham) Thietmarsiae, Holsaticae

Lot 46: Ortelius (Abraham) Thietmarsiae, Holsaticae

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Description: Ortelius (Abraham) Thietmarsiae, Holsaticae Regionis Partis Typus, regional map of Germany, with sea monster, trimmed from a sheet that originally contained two maps, engraving with hand-colouring, 305 x 195mm., Latin text on verso, surface dirt and light browning, [vdB 88a], [Antwerp], [c.1575]; Turingia Noviss. Descript. per Iohannem Mellinger Halens, regional map of Thuringia, Germany, trimmed from a sheet that originally contained two maps, engraving with hand-colouring, 290 x 220mm., Latin text on verso, [vdB 96a], [Antwerp], [c.1575]; Misniae et Lusatiae Tabula Descripta a M. Bartholemeo Sculteto Gorlit, regional map of Saxony, Germany, trimmed from a sheet that originally contained two maps, engraving with hand-colouring, 295 x 220mm., blank verso, minor surface dirt, [vdB 96b], [Antwerp], [c.1575] (3).

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Ortelius (Abraham) Palatinatus Bavariae Descriptio

Lot 47: Ortelius (Abraham) Palatinatus Bavariae Descriptio

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Description: Ortelius (Abraham) Palatinatus Bavariae Descriptio ... [on sheet with] Wirtenbergensis Ducatus ..., two maps on one plate, including a regional map of Bavaria and Wurttemburg, Germany, engraving with hand-colouring, 310 x 490mm., Latin text on verso, central vertical fold, minor surface dirt and browning, [vdB 111], [Antwerp], [c.1575]; Monasteriensis et Osnaburgensis Episcopatus Descriptio, two maps on one plate, including a regional map of Lower Saxony and North Rhein-Westphalia, engraving with hand-colouring, 315 x 510mm., Latin text on verso, central vertical fold, light surface dirt and browning, [vdB 100], [Antwerp], [c.1575] § Hondius (Henricus). Nova Famigerabilis Insulae ac Ducatus Rugiae Descriptio, a regional map showing the island of Rügen in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany, with decorative panels filled with coats of arms at each side, ships and sea monsters, engraving with hand-colouring, 380 x 485mm., French text on verso, central vertical fold, even browning with some offsetting, minor nicks and tears at edges, [Amsterdam], [c.1630] (3).

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Speed (John) A Newe Mape of Germany, 8 city views

Lot 48: Speed (John) A Newe Mape of Germany, 8 city views

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Description: Speed (John) A Newe Mape of Germany, 8 city views above, regional and other costume figures to each side, title cartouche lowerr left, engraved map with hand-colouring, 405 x 525mm., a small repair to central vertical fold, English text verso with woodcut initial by John Legatt for William Humble, [1646].

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Speed (John) Bohemia newly described, 7 city views

Lot 49: Speed (John) Bohemia newly described, 7 city views

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Description: Speed (John) Bohemia newly described, 7 city views above, bordered with 7 city views above and 5 costume figures to each side, strapwork title cartouche lower left, royal emblems in upper corners, engraved map with hand-colouring, 420 x 530mm., English text on verso with woodcut initial by William Godbid, repairs to central vertical fold and to lower corners, Bassett and Chiswell, 1676.

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Wells (Edward) A New Map of Antient Germany,

Lot 50: Wells (Edward) A New Map of Antient Germany,

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Description: Wells (Edward) A New Map of Antient Germany, Rhaetia, Vindelicia, and Noricum..., from 'A New Sett of Maps both of Antient and Present Geography', engraved map with hand-colouring, 370 x 480mm., central vertical fold, light surface dirt and spotting, [c.1700]; with a mixed group of national and regional maps of Germany, including Upper Saxony, Rhineland, Southern Germany, Bavaria, by or after Malte-Brun, Milner, Laurie & Whittle, Lizars, Longman, Garnier, and others, engravings, some with hand-colouring, v.s., largest c.610 x 860mm., occasional folds, browning and surface dirt, 18th and 19th century (25).

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