Antique Maps of Holland
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“Descrittione del Belgio o della Germania Inferiore"
The Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and parts of NW Germany in the shape of an egg.
Type of print: Copper etching
Artist: Girolamo Porro
Published in: “Geografia cioe Descrittione Universale della Terra"
Publisher: Gio. Battista & Giorgio Galignani Fratelli
Edition: Italian edition
Editor: Giovanni Antonio Magini (1555-1617)
Text: Italian. Complete on front and reverse side
Published in: Venice
Map size: Ca. 12,5 x 17 cm (ca. 4.9 x 6.7")
Page size: Ca. 28,5 x 19 cm (ca. 11.2 x 7.5")
Condition: Near perfect. Very minor traces of age.
Price: $ 280.00
Order Nr. BELGIUM238494
"Niederlande und Belgien"
Steel engraving after C. Vogel for Stieler. Dated 1871. Original outline coloring.
In the lowe left is a detailed inset of Antwerp and surrounding area. Map shows railroad lines that are in use and those that are planned. Map also shows the main roads of the time as well as those canals used for ships.
Map has a horizontal centerfol ad is in good condition.
41 x 32.5 cm ( 16.1 x 12.7 " )
Order Nr. HOLLAND238244
·"Koenigreich der Niederlande nebst dem Grossherzofthume Luxemburg"
Steel engraving by Carl
Ferdinand Weiland dated 1830. Published in Weimar for Verlag
des Geographischen Instituts.
Map shows signs of age and use.
Map has a vertical and horizontal fold. Light creasing and
57 x 44 cm ( 22.4 x 17.3 ")
Order Nr. HOLLAND238147
"Zelandicarum Insularum Exactissima et Nova Descriptio, Autore Iacobo a Daventria". Copper engraving from "Theatrum Orbis Terrarum" von Abraham Ortelius. Antwerpen 1571, the first-edition of the atlas.
This is the oldest map of Zeelandpublished. On the reverse side is half-page text in Latin about Zelandia.
The map has light age toning and a hardly noticeable spot in lower left corner. Vertical centerfold.
33.6 x 46.7 cm (13.2 x 18.3 ")
Order Nr. HOLLAND1379
"France Belgium and the Netherlands" Wood engraving by T.H. Johnson and Son after E.G. Ravenstein ca 1870. Printed in color.
Detailed map showing the geological formations of the area. At the bottom is a color code of the various geological formations.. In the upper right is a list of the French Departments.
Map has a horizontal fold to fit book size.
29 x 24 cm ( 11.4 x 9.4 ")
Order nr. FRANCE1268
Copper engraving by J. Luffman dated 1799.
At the top is part of Texel Island.
15.7 x 12.2 cm ( 6.1 x 4.8 ")
Order Nr. HOLLAND1377
"Das Koenigreich Holland 1849". Steel etching from "Neuster Zeitungs Atlas. Alter und Neuer Erdkunde" by J. Meyer, ca 1860. Original hand outline coloring.
Map extends from Nordeney in the upper right to Malmedy in the center south. In the upper left is a circular detailed inset of Amsterdam. At the bottom are detailed insets of Breda, Haarlem and Leyden.
map is very clean with wide margins.
24.7 x 18.4 cm ( 9.7 x 7.2 ")
Order nr. HOLLAND1378
"Die Niederlande und Belgium" Lithograph by E. Serth after T. Bromme ca 1860. Original hand coloring.
Map shows Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg and parts of the surrounding countries. In the lower left corner is Amiens and Clermont in France. In the lower right corner is Ottweiler and Bexbach in Germany. In the upper right is Norden and Aurich in Germany.
Map has a horizontal centerfold. Light browning on morgin edges. Repaired tear on lower right margin edge. a few light creases in right margin.
37.5 x 28.7 cm ( 14.7 x 11.2 ")
Order Nr. HOLLAND1376
"Brabantia. Tabula Castelli ad Sandflitam." Copper etching by Jan Jansson (1588-1664) in original hand coloring. Published ca 1640.
Map shows the region of Brabant. The map is east oriented ( east is at the top). In the upper right is Antwerp and in the lower right is Hulst. In the upper left is information. Backside has text in Latin.
The map has overall browning with some scattered spotting and smudging. There are repairs on left and right margin edges as welll as the lower corners. Vertical centerfold. Condition is Good.
37 x 49 cm ( 14.6 x 19.3 ")
Order Nr. HOLLAND3637
"Secunda Pars Brabantiae cuius urbs primaria Bruxellae.......". Copper etching by Michaele Florentio a Lagren for Jan Jansson (1588-1664). Published in 1647. Modern hand coloring.
This map is west oriented (west is at the top). Right in the center of this map is Brussels. In the upper right is the Schelde River and Dendermonde. In the lower right is Mechlin right above the milelage chart. In the lower left is the region of Namur with the town Gemblours. Louvan is at the bottom of the map. To the right of the title is Braine-le-Comte.
Map image is very clean. There is some dark spotting on the right side of lower margin. On the margin edges are a few tiny repaired tears. Overall condition is Much Better than Good.
41.2 x 51.2 cm (16.2 x 20.1 ")
Order Nr. HOLLAND1368
No Title. Copper etching by Jodicus Hondius from the French edition of the atlas. Published in 1632. Original hand coloring.
In the center of the map is the region of Brabant. In the upper right is Borken in Germany and in the lower right Blankenheim in Germany. In the lower left is Flanders. On the backside is text (in French) about Brabant.
Map has repairs on centerfold in upper and lower margins. Margin edges are somewhat frayed. Scattered spotting in margins. Light crease in lower margin reaching slightly in image. General condition is just Good.
34.5 x 46.3 cm ( 13.5 x 18.2 ")
Order Nr. HOLLAND1369
“Carte de la Mer d'Allemagne Contenant les Bancs Isles et Costes Comprises depuis Bergen et les Isles Schetland jusques au Pas de Calais". Copper etching by Henri van Loon. Published by “Depot de la Marine". Paris 1693
This is an extra large sea chart of the North Sea shows the coast lines of Norway from Bergen south to the Skagerrak, of the west coast of Denmark, the North Sea coast of Germany, Holland, Belgium, northern France as well as the east coast of England, Scotland plus all the islands along those coastlines , North, East and West Frisia. Quite detailed: the Orkney and Shetland Islands.
Map has general rather heavy age toning giving it patina. Upper margin has bee widened. Centerfold has been reenforced. Some worm holes along centerfold have been covered up. There are still some small worm holes left. But they are not disturbing.
61 x 86 cm (24 x 33.9")
Order Nr. BRITISHISLES 1155
D'Hollanda".Copper etching from
"L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo" (The Most Famous
Map showing Holland in the 16th Century. In
the south east is Bonn, Germany and in the southwest Calais,
France. In the
The pages are lightly toned with a few spots
in the text and margins. A third page is a Xerox copy. The
map is very clean.
Page size: 27.7 x 19.8 cm ( 10.9 x 7.8 ")
Map size: 10.2 x 14.2 cm ( 4 x 5.6 ")
Order Nr. HOLLAND1361
Selandie".Copper etching from
"L'Isole piu Famose del Mondo" (The most famous islands
A more detailed map showing the Zeeland
Islands with an extra text page describing location and
history of the islands. A third
Pages show overall light toning and minor spotting. The map image is clean. Condition is Almost Very Good.
Page size: 27.7 x 19.8 cm ( 10.9 x 7.8
Order Nr. HOLLAND1362
"Ducatus Brantiae" Copper etching by Johann Baptist Homann (1663-1724). Published ca 1710. Original hand coloring.
In the center of the map is the region of Brabant and the town of Herentals. Right above the title cartouche is Maastricht. In the lower left is Mons. In the upper right is Ravenstein and Ratenberg.
Map has horizontal centerfold. Left margin is narrower. Light spotting in margins. Condition is Better than Good.
57.8 x 48.5 cm ( 22.8 x 19.1 ")
Order Nr. HOLLAND1370
"Germaniae Cisrhennae ut inter I. Caesaris et Trajani Imperia suit, Scaldis item Mosae ac Rheni ostiorum Antiqua descriptio". Copper etching by Peter Bertius (1565-1629) for Philipp Cluver Philipp (1580 - 1623) , an early author of historic maps. His works were published long beyond his lifespan. The This map comes from a pocket size atlas (duodez): Philippi Cluverii. Introductionis in Universam Geographiam tam veterem quam novam Libri. Amsterdam, 1661. Originally colored.Centerfold. Size: ca.12 x 12,5 cm (ca.4.72 x 4.92"). Narrow margins all around, especially on right side. General toning. Minimal foxing.
This map shows a large portion of the course of the Rhine River. In the southeast of this map the Rhine enters near Breisach in southwestern Germany. The pink area comprises the countries of Belgium, Holland, Luxemburg, part of Germany and northern France. The yellow area of the northeast is part of present-day Holland and Germany. Across the English Channel is part of England.
Order Nr. HOLLAND1185
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