User login

Forgot your password or username?

Shop Catalogue


Theme catalogues



Log-in to see for how much this sold.

Forgot your password or username?


The auction result or estimated value is freely available to our registered users!
Not registered yet !
Register your free account today.
No credit card needed.

Similar items for Sale

Missed this item? Never miss another item again!


H!BCoR*** help
GRADING
Historical
Beauty
Condition
Rarity

 Add to my gallery  
Like this item?
Thinking about buying later on?
Or just create a virtual collection !
With Wishlist you can collect all
Your Favorite maps in one place
by simply pressing a button!
[ Read More ]

Click here to ADD this item to your Wish List [ More +]

 Similar items for Sale
 Similar items in AbeMaps Source
 Download Image

BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F. - [DEN BRIEL/BRILLE]Brilium, Holandiae opp. ob Intestinum Batavicum Bellum . .

BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F. - [DEN BRIEL/BRILLE]Brilium, Holandiae opp. ob Intestinum Batavicum Bellum . .
[DEN BRIEL/BRILLE]Brilium, Holandiae opp. ob Intestinum Batavicum Bellum . . - BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F.
Click image to zoom old map image in.



Title : [DEN BRIEL/BRILLE]Brilium, Holandiae opp. ob Intestinum Batavicum Bellum . . .
Map maker : BRAUN, G. / HOGENBERG, F..
Date : Cologne, 1581.
Size : 13.8 x 19.1 inches. / 35.0 x 48.5 cm.
Colouring : Coloured.

Description :An old, antique map, and a bird's-eye view of Den Briel by Braun and Hogenberg, with a key to locations. TRANSLATION OF CARTOUCHE TEXT: Brielle, a town in Holland, well known because of the civil war in Batavia, which began here at the beginning of April 1572.
COMMENTARY BY BRAUN: "Most of the inhabitants of Brielle earn their living by fishing, which they carry on from their youth in the North Sea, where they catch chiefly plaice and cod, which are then processed in Brielle and the surrounding towns."

This bird's-eye view shows the topographical situation of the Island of Voorne at the mouth of the River Meuse. The economic importance of fishing here is underlined by the fishermen in the lower left-hand corner of the plate.
The sea-battle (bottom right) is a reference to Brielle's role in the Dutch Revolt: on 1 April 1572 Brielle - formerly anglicised as Brill - was the first town to be taken by the rebels, the Watergeuzen. The first day of April is still celebrated today as Liberation Day.
However, in August 1585 Brielle was given to Queen Elizabeth I of England as a security in the Treaty of Nonsuch, in exchange for 5,000 English soldiers to help fight the Spanish troops. The pledged areas were not returned to the Netherlands until 1616.


Van der Krogt 4, 643, state 1; Taschen, Braun and Hogenberg, p. 162.
Condition : Minor foxing. Slightly age toned. Latin text on verso.


ID: 84156

The item is no longer available for sale.
Click here to see for how much the item sold or the estimated value.

Missed this item? Never miss another item again!



Click here to inquire about this item.


See a list of similar items you might be interested in :


Les Provinces Unies des Pays Bas, suivant les nouvelles observations. . .
AA, P. van der
Amsterdam, 1728
$ 450
Approx. Euro 383  


Niew Landt Kaartie Vande XVII Nederlandsche Provintien.
LAT, Jan de
Amstyerdam, 1731
$ 150
Approx. Euro 128  


The Netherlands and Belgium.
WALKER, J. & C.
London, 1843
$ 30
Approx. Euro 26  





Wish List / Virtual map collection  
Found a nice map? But this map has been sold or thinking about buying later on?
With Wishlist you can collect all Your Favorite maps in one place by simply pressing a button!
Click here to ADD this item to your Wish List
Note : This does not replace the BidPage during Auction.
By default we contact you when similar category items come available in future auctions!

Similar items available for immediate sale you might be intered in.



AbeMaps Archive
Browse our Archive index of 20,000+ antique maps, prints, Medieval manuscripts. The auction results are available for registered users.
Register now if you haven't done before. It is free of charge !



I have a similar map and would like to sell it.
Paulus Swaen Old Maps, Inc, is buying and selling for the last 36 years fine and rare maps. We are buying for stock or are taking quality consignments for our quarterly internet auctions since 18 years and we are the olderst internet based map auction.
Please email or send us a picture of your map and your asking price.
We need to receive an image first and can not make offers from verbal descriptions received by phone.




I would like to be notified if the item I am looking for comes up for auction.
I'm interested in this map: but it has been sold or you want to be notified when a similar map comes up for auction. Please Add this map to my WishList and we will notify you when another example or similar map comes available

Never miss another item and Register now.
It's free; and you Save time ordering, Track your package; are able to bid in our auctions, you get free access to AbeMaps Archive with more than 20.000 auction results, and more.

You may also look at our stock list of similar items, which are available for immediate sale.