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Leo Belgicus / Hollandicus
VISSCHER, C.J.,  LEO BELGICUS Johan van Doetechum fecit [Amsterdam] C.J.Visscher Excudit, Anno 1641., antique map, old maps VISSCHER, C.J. - LEO BELGICUS Johan van Doetechum fecit [Amsterdam] C.J.Visscher Excudit, Anno 1641.
Amsterdam, 1641, Original o/l. colours.. 340x550mm. Margins cut to the plate mark, with some very minor fraying along lower part. Repair of a tear 5cm. into engraved area, next to lower part center fold. A very good and dark impression.
It is well-known that the Leo maps are a symbol of strength and bravery in their heraldic representation. The series of Leo-maps should be placed in the context of the Eighty Years' War or "Dutch War of Independence" (1566-1648). They symbolized the revolt of the Seven United Provinces of the Nethe... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 60,000
Approx. Euro 53,400  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 2
STRADA, FAMIANI,  De Bello Belgico, Decas PrimaDeces II., antique map, old maps STRADA, FAMIANI - De Bello Belgico, Decas PrimaDeces II.
Rome, Franciscus Corbelletus, 1632-1647, Uncoloured.. 350x250mm. 2 vols. Folio. (10), 374, (88), (12),480, (56) pp. Contemp. Full calf, spine in compartments, richly gilt with 2 red title-labels, with richly gilt ornamental borders on side with large gilt central ornament of three 'fleurs de lys' (LOUIS QUATORZE PRESENTATION-BINDINGS).
Each volume containing an engraved title with a representation of the The Netherlands and Belgium in the shape of a lion, with one paw resting on a shield bearing the title, large woodcut printer's device on the colophons, and 30 richly engraved views and plans of battles and sieges, 28 d... (Click on title or image to go to item page)
$ 12,000
Approx. Euro 10,680  

Condition:
Condition Rating: 3