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Belgium cities
BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F., Anverpia, nobile in Brabantia oppidum, . .  (Antwerp), antique map, old maps BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F. - Anverpia, nobile in Brabantia oppidum, . . (Antwerp)
Cologne, (1572) 1577, In attractive original colours.. 340x485mm. Latin text on verso. Some browning and foxing. Paper thinness on several parts along center fold, two small holes filled in in center part, repairs to lower centerfold, 8mm in diameter, missing area redrawn. A hole of 1,5 x2cm in lower margin restored. Paper size 396 x 485mm.
Very desirable and early town-plan of Antwerp. "The eye is struck by the star-shaped citadel built by the Duke of Alba on Antwerp's southern side, the defensive moat and the harbour serving the prosperous center of commerce. The city center is clearly recognizable with th... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 450 - 600)

Starting bid
$ 350
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F., Leodium.  (Luik or Liège), antique map, old maps BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F. - Leodium. (Luik or Liège)
Cologne, (1572) 1577, In original colours.. 325x475mm. Latin text on verso. Excellent, strong image with lovely old original colours and wide margins. On heavy paper. Some minor browning, foxing in margins.
Very desirable and early town-view of Liège, which shows the city with the Meuse flowing in its favorable location amongst gentle hills, sturdy trees and fertile fields.
With a numbered key (1-64). Presented in spatial depth and exuding a striking sense of animation...
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Estimate
($ 500 - 750)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F., Gandavum  (Ghent), antique map, old maps BRAUN,G. / HOGENBERG, F. - Gandavum (Ghent)
Cologne, (1572) 1577, In original colours.. 335x412mm. Excellent. Original colour. Strong print and clear image. Some browning and wear along margins. German text on verso.
Very desirable and early town-plan of Ghent. In lower left corner a numbered key (1-103). "The view of Ghent shows the city from the northwest in plan view from a great height. The historical core of the city occupies the peninsula between the two Rivers Schelde and Leie.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 500 - 700)

Starting bid
$ 400
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
HOGENBERG, F.,  Wie ist das gluck so gar ungleich . . . Plate 18., antique map, old maps HOGENBERG, F. - Wie ist das gluck so gar ungleich . . . Plate 18.
Cologne, ca. 1590, Uncoloured.. 220x272mm. Paper slightly age toned, dark impression. Very good condition.
Early print showing a hanging in Brabant on 11 February 1620.
Plate from the series about the " Eighty Years War" or the independence war of Holland against Spain, we know of approximately four hundred engravings by Frans Hogenberg. The plates were sold separately and bound to order.

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Estimate
($ 30 - 50)

Starting bid
$ 20
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
GUICCIARDINI,L., Mechelen., antique map, old maps GUICCIARDINI,L. - Mechelen.
Amsterdam, W.Blaeu, 1612, uncoloured. 230x315mm. clear impression, excellent condition.
From Ludovico Guicciardini.'s description of the Netherlands ' Beschrijvinghe van alle de Nederlanden anderssins ghenoemt Neder-Duytslandt ', published by Willem Blaeu.A fine bird's eye-view plan of the town of Mechelen.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 120 - 130)

Starting bid
$ 90
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
JANSSONIUS, J., Mons., antique map, old maps JANSSONIUS, J. - Mons.
Amsterdam, 1640, In original colours.. 348x465mm. Excellent condition. In striking original colours. Heavy paper, strong print, clean image, huge margins. Some minor browning, foxing in margins. Rare variant of Braun Hogenberg. Verso Latin.
One of the finest and most sought-after view of Mons. The format emphasizes the layout of the city with buildings, churches, gardens, streets, walls, bridges and fortifications set within the context of the surrounding farms and marshes.
From: Theatrum exhibens celebriores Galliae et Helvet...
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Estimate
($ 300 - 400)

Starting bid
$ 220
Condition:
Condition Rating: 4
DE FER, N., Ostende Ville forte et port de Mer du Comte de Flandre., antique map, old maps DE FER, N. - Ostende Ville forte et port de Mer du Comte de Flandre.
Paris, 1705, Coloured. 200x250mm. In very fine condition on hand made paper.
A fine view of the fort of Ostende in Belgium. It was published in Paris in 1695.
It was engraved by Harmanus van Loon and is from “Atlas Les Forces de le Europe”.

Nicholas de Fer (1646 – 1720) was a mapmaker, cartographer and colourist, he was the official geographer to the French k...
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Estimate
($ 120 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 75
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
DE FER, N., Oudenarde Ville Forte du Comte de Flandre., antique map, old maps DE FER, N. - Oudenarde Ville Forte du Comte de Flandre.
Paris, 1705, Coloured. 215x285mm. In very fine condition on hand made water marked paper.
A fine plan illustrating the important fortification of Oudenard in Belgium.
Nicolas de Fer held the title of Geographer at Louis XIV's court. He was one of the most prolific publishers of plans of European cities in the late seventeenth century.

Nicholas de Fer (1646–1720) was a map...
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Estimate
($ 125 - 150)

Starting bid
$ 69
Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
CHEREAU, F. & J.,  Anvers., antique map, old maps CHEREAU, F. & J. - Anvers.
Paris, c. 1720, Uncoloured.. 141x218mm. Mint condition. Wide margins.
A very RARE panoramic town-view of Antwerp, including a numbered legend in both lower corners and several very fine ships.
Published by the brothers Chéreau, active in Paris at rue st.Jacques au Grand St.Remy .
François Chéreau was born in 1680 in Blois, it...
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Estimate
($ 220 - 250)

Starting bid
$ 180
Condition:
Condition Rating: 1
PROBST / WERNER, F. B.,  Ostende in Flandern., antique map, old maps PROBST / WERNER, F. B. - Ostende in Flandern.
Augsbourg, 1729, Coloured.. 340x1002mm. Central fold consolidate. Little russet colour in margin upper. Two sheets joined.
Panoramic town-view of Oostende. With a numbered key (1-11) in lower part. Text in German.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 2,500 - 2,750)

Starting bid
$ 2,000
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3
PROBST / WERNER, F. B.,  Antwerpen., antique map, old maps PROBST / WERNER, F. B. - Antwerpen.
Augsbourg, 1729, Coloured.. 336x999mm. Loss to right lower corner, paper re-enforced and redrawn. Two sheets joined.
Panoramic town-view of Antwerp. With a numbered key (1-44) in lower part. Text in German.... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
Estimate
($ 2,200 - 2,500)

Starting bid
$ 1,600
Condition:
Condition Rating: 5
RAPKIN, T., Dunkirk, A Strong Seaport Town in the Earldom of Flanders, antique map, old maps RAPKIN, T. - Dunkirk, A Strong Seaport Town in the Earldom of Flanders
London, 1743, Attractive Colors. 390x485mm. In fine condition with folds as issued.
A striking view of the walled city of Dunkirk with its extensive fortifications and surrounding countryside.
A key at bottom left lists 40 important sites which are labeled on the map. Printed for Mr. Tindal’s continuation of Mr. Rapin’s “History of England”. Engraved by I. Basire.
An inte...
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Estimate
($ 175 - 225)

Starting bid
$ 100
Condition:
Condition Rating: 3