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POLOGNE


308 JANSSONIUS, J. Brandeburgum Marchionatus cum Ducatibus Pomeraniæ et Mekelenburgi. Amsterdam, 1638. In original o/l colours. Very good condition. No text on verso. 395 x 517 mm.
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¤ Decorative map of part of Pomerania, Mecklenburg, Rugia and part of present Poland with excellent detail of forests, rivers, towns and villages.
Ornamented with two compass roses, cherubs and putti, three regional coat of arms and a handsome cartouche.

No text on verso. From a French composite atlas. V.d. Krogt, Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. I, 2170:1B.



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309 CORONELLI, V.M. Silesia Inferiore. . . Venice, 1695. A good and dark impression. Printed on heavy paper. Paper slightly age toned. 450 x 608 mm.
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¤ Uncommon map of lower Silesia engraved in Coronelli's strong and distinctive style. In upper right corner a imposing dedicational cartouche surmounted by coats of arms and a dedication to Coronelli himself. The map was prepared on basis of a map of Lower Silesia of 1641 made by Jonas Scultetus-Sprott (1603-1664)

The remarkable Vincenzo Coronelli (1650-1718), encyclopaedist, geographer, inventor and Doctor of Theology, was citizen of the Republic of Venice. He was also one of the most prominent mapmakers and publishers in Europe of his day.



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Russie


310 [SOULAS d’ALLAINVAL, Léonor-Christin]. ? Anecdotes du règne de Pierre Premier, dit le Grand, czar de Moscovie, contenant l'Histoire d'Eudochia Federowna, & la disgrace du Prince de Mencokow. [Paris], 1745. Deux parties en un volume in-12 de (2) ff., VIII, 177 et (3) pp., veau marbré, armes de Marie-Charles-Louis d'Albert de Luynes, duc de Luynes et de Chevreuse, prince de Neuchâtel et de Wallengin sur les plats, dos à 5 nerfs orné, pièces d'armes Luynes, pièce de titre bordeaux, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque). 102 x 173 mm.
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¤ Edition originale. Provenance : Bibliothèque des ducs de Luynes, Château de Dampierre.



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311 LEVESQUE, M. Histoire de Russie ; tirée des chroniques originales, de pièces authentiques, & des meilleurs historiens de la nation. Paris, chez Debure l'aîné, 1782. 5 volumes in-8 de (2) ff., XLVIII-442 pp. ; (2) ff., 516 pp. ; (2) ff., 570 pp. ; (2) ff. 548 pp. ; (2) ff., 565-(3) pp. ; 2 cartes dépliantes ; veau marbré, dos à nerfs orné, tête et tranches rouges, filet doré sur les coupes (reliure de l'époque). Coupes et coins légèrement frottés. Bel exemplaire. 175 x 105 mm.
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¤ Edition originale. L'"Histoire de Russie" par Lévesque avait été diffusée par souscription auprès des lecteurs russes. Cependant la sortie du livre fut retardée et les exemplaires du livre de Lévesque furent expédiés en Russie en mai 1782.
Pierre-Charles Lévesque fut un des Français à venir à Saint-Pétersbourg sur la recommandation de Diderot.
Bel exemplaire de l'édition originale.
Provenance : Bibliothèque des ducs de Luynes, Château de Dampierre.



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Provinces Russie


312 HONDIUS, H. Taurica Chersonesus, Hodie Przecopsca, at Gazara dicitur. Amsterdam, after 1644. In original colours. A good and strong impression. Margins cut to neat line.
Repair of a small V-shaped tear in middle of center fold.
With some contemporary manuscript annotations in brown ink. 380 x 495 mm.
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¤ Detailed map of the Ukraine and surrounding regions between the northern coast of the Black Sea and Moscow. Shows ports, fortified cities and the mouths of the Danube. Two decorative cartouches.

No text on verso. From a French composite atlas. V.d. Krogt, Atlantes Neerlandici, Vol. I, 1890:1B.1.



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313 MANSTEIN, Christoph Hermann von. Mémoires historiques, politiques et militaires sur la Russie. Lyon, chez Jean-Marie Bruyser, 1772. 2 volumes in-8 de XLIV, (4), 366 pp. ; (1) f., 428 pp. ; veau blond, dos lisse ornés, pièces de titre citron, tranches rouges (reliure de l'époque). 190 x 120 mm.
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Mémoires historiques, politiques et militaires sur la Russie, contenant les principales révolutions de cet Empire, & les Guerres des Russes contre les Turcs & les Tartares : avec un Supplément qui donne une idée du Militaire, de la Marine, du Commerce, &c. de ce vaste Empire. Nouvelle édition, augmentée de plans et de cartes, avec la vie de l'auteur.
Seconde édition française illustrée de 10 cartes et plans, dont la grande carte "Théâtre de la Guerre entre les Russes et les Turcs dans les années 1736, 1737", par Rolffsen.

Très bel exemplaire.

Provenance : Bibliothèque des ducs de Luynes, Château de Dampierre.





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SCANDINAVIE


314 HONDIUS, H. Sueciae, Norvegiae et Daniae Nova Tabula. Amsterdam, 1640. A good and dark impression. French text ion verso. 475 x 555 mm.
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¤ Signed lower right. A decorative map of the whole of Scandinavia with a large title cartouche and a decorative scale cartouche, and many ships in the seas and little figures, bears, Laponian, etc on the mainland.



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315 NOLIN, J-B. Les Royaumes De Suede, de Danemarck et De Norwege Divisez en plusieurs Provincez, et Gouvernemens, etc. selon les Memoires de Bxxx de Scheffer, et de plusieurs autres Corrigee et augmentez apr le Sr. de Tillemon . . . Paris, 1691. In original o/l colours. Paper slightly age toned. A some what weak impression. 485 x 565 mm.
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¤ Scarce map of Scandinavia and the Baltic with inset map of Iceland. Published by Jean Baptiste Nolin, the Geographer to the King of France. With large text panels giving geographical divisions of the region. The map is prepared by Jean Nicolas, Sieur de Tillemont after sources as Andreas Bureus (1571-1646) and J. Scheffer.
In the 18th century the copper plate was used by Jean Janvier and these imprints are more commonly seen.



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Danemark


316 WAGHENAER, L. J. Beschrivingee der zijden op de Belt en Noortzee. . . Leiden, Plantijn, 1585. Coloured. Paper slightly age-toned. Paper reinforced in lower left marginal corner. Else very good condition. 325 x 510 mm.
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¤ A detailed description of the coast of Jutland and its towns Skagen among others. Decorated by a title and scale cartouche, two compass roses, several vessels and sea monsters, and beautifully coloured depictions of mountains, and small villages. A very early edition rare Dutch text edition of this landmark contribution to the science of navigation. Waghenaer's own personal experiences as a pilot along European coasts were used to compile the Spiegel der Zeevaerdt, the first edition of which was published in Dutch at Leyden in 1584/85 by the house of Plantin. Although advertised as published in 1584 according to Koeman this edition is more likely printed in 1585.
The chart is engraved by the famous artists Baptist and Johannes van Deutecom.
The chart showing soundings, sandbanks, landmarks and coastal profiles.



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Suède


317 WAGHENAER, L. J. De custen van een deel van Denemarken en Swede. . . Leiden, Plantijn, 1585. Coloured. Paper slightly age-toned. Some minor water staining on margins and marginal re-enforcement of paper upper left and bottom right corners. Else good condition. 325 x 510 mm.
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¤ A detailed description of the coast Skane and Kalmar, with the island Öland. Decorated by a title and scale cartouche, a compass rose, several vessels and sea monsters, and depictions of mountains, trees, and animals. A very early edition rare Dutch text edition of this landmark contribution to the science of navigation. Waghenaer's own personal experiences as a pilot along European coasts were used to compile the Spiegel der Zeevaerdt, the first edition of which was published in Dutch at Leyden in 1584/85 by the house of Plantin. Although advertised as published in 1584 according to Koeman this edition is more likely printed in 1585.
The chart is engraved by the famous artists Baptist and Johannes van Deutecom.
The chart showing soundings, sandbanks, landmarks and coastal profiles.



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