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192 MERCATOR, G./ HONDIUS, J. Europa, ad magnae Europae Gerardi Mercatoris. . . Amsterdam, 1628. In original colours. A good and strong impression. In mint condition. The cartouche is highlighted with gold dots ! 382 x 470 mm.
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¤ General map of Europe, as well as Americae Pars, Greenland, Iceland, a Polar landmass, along with the mythical islands of Frisland, Drogeo, and Bradain. A large strapwork title cartouche completes the sheet. French text on verso. Van der Krogt 1000:1A. Karrow, 56/38.1

193 SANSON, N. / MARIETTE, P. Carte generale de L'Empire d'Allemagne et pays circonvoisins. . . Paris, 1642/45-1657. In original o/l colours. Good and dark impression. Left and right margin cut till scale border, as issued. Paper slightly age-toned but generally good. 405 x 557 mm.
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¤ Fine map Central Europe including Germany, Poland, Low countries, Switzerland and Austria. The map was first published by Tavernier and later by Mariette. This edition carries the date 1642 and 1645, with the address of Pierre Mariette.
Nicolas Sanson was to bring about the rise of French cartography, although the fierce competition of the Dutch would last until the end of the century. His success was partly owing to the partnership with the publisher Pierre Mariette. In 1644 the latter had purchased the business of Melchior Tavernier, and helped Sanson with financial support in producing the maps. In 1657 Pierre Marriette died, however his son, also named Pierre, co-published Les Cartes Générales de toutes les parties du Monde. the following year. It was the first folio French produced world atlas.

194 DANET, G. L'Allemagne et ses frontieres comprenant le theatre de la guerre. . . Paris, 1737. In original o/l colours. Printed on heavy paper. Paper agetoned. Repair of some margional tears and tear in lower part center fold. Dark impression. 507 x 732 mm.
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¤ A scarce map of Germany, Poland, The Low Countries, Switzerland, Austria, Northern Italy, etc. showing the Theater of War in the Holy Roman Empire.

195 ARTARIA / ARROWSMITH, A. Nouvelle Carte Géographique et des Postes de l'Europe …/ Neueste Post- und General-Karte von Europa … Vienna, Artaria et Compagnie, 1807. In original o/l colours. Dissected in 16 sheets and backed on blue linen, surrounded by a border of pink silk and with 4 ties to hang on the wall. Very good to mint condition. 1230 x 1420 mm.
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¤ A rare wall map of Europe and its Post Roads based on a map by Arron Arrowsmith. Scale ca. 1:3.800.000. Engraved by Johann Spiegl (the younger)
Title in German, placed in a large decorative cartouche adorned with several allegories (Marine, War, Geography, Arts).
Map of Europe at the time of the Napoleonic wars comprising the Empire of Russia with the Black Sea and Crimea, the Empire of Turkey and the Mediterranean Sea with North Africa.
The map went over a few editions. Published in Vienna, by the cousins Carlo Artaria (1747-1808) and Francesco (1744-1808) who are the founders of the cartographic publishing firm "Artaria & Co." Dörflinger 1988, 391-392.

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