1638 Joducus Hondius Antique Map Poitou Region, France, Huguenots Fled to Acadia

1638 Joducus Hondius Antique Map Poitou Region, France, Huguenots Fled to Acadia

1638 Joducus Hondius Antique Map Poitou Region, France, Huguenots Fled to Acadia

1638 Joducus Hondius Antique Map Poitou Region, France, Huguenots Fled to Acadia

The Descripition of the Countie of Poictov or Poictiers. 22 1/4in x 18 1/2in (570mm x 470mm). (A) Very Good Condition. This beautifully hand coloured original copper-plate engraved antique map of the Poitou region of SW France centering on the cities of Nantes and Rochelle was published in the rare 1636 English edition of Gerard Mercators Atlas, published later by Henricus Hondius and Jan Jansson. As there were so few of these atlases published with English text on the verso that maps from them are now understandably scarce. Paper thickness and quality: – Heavy and stable Paper color : – off white Age of map color: – Original Colors used: – Yellow, green, blue, pink General color appearance: – Authentic Paper size: – 22 1/4in x 18 1/2in (570mm x 470mm) Plate size: – 19 1/2in x 15in (500mm x 380mm) Margins: – Min 1in (25mm). Margins: – Centrefold re-joined with light uplift Plate area: – Centrefold re-joined with light uplift, light creasing Verso: – Light creasing, small repair bottom left not affecting the image. Background: Poitou was a province of west-central France whose capital city was Poitiers. The main historical cities are Poitiers Châtellerault (France\’s kings establishment in Poitou), Niort, La Roche-sur-Yon, Thouars, and Parthenay. The region of Poitou was called Thifalia (or Theiphalia) in the sixth century. There is a marshland called the Poitevin Marsh (French Marais Poitevin) on the Gulf of Poitou, on the west coast of France, just north of La Rochelle and west of Niort. By the Treaty of Paris of 1259, King Henry III of England recognized his loss of continental Plantaganet territory to France (including Normandy, Maine, Anjou, and Poitou). During the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries Poitou was a hotbed of Huguenot (French Calvinist) activity among the nobility and bourgeoisie and was severely affected by the French Wars of Religion (15621598). Many of the Acadians who settled in what is now Nova Scotia beginning in 1604, and later in New Brunswick, came from the region of Poitou. After the Acadians were deported by the British beginning in 1755, some of them eventually took refuge in Québec. A large portion of these refugees were also deported to Louisiana in 1785 and eventually became known as Cajuns (from Acadians). After the revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685, a strong Counter-Reformation effort was made by the French Roman Catholic Church; in 1793, this was partially responsible for the three-year-long open revolt against the French Revolutionary Government in the Bas-Poitou (Département of Vendée). Indeed, during Napoleons Hundred Days in 1815, the Vendée stayed loyal to the Restoration Monarchy of King Louis XVIII and Napoleon dispatched 10,000 troops under General Lamarque to pacify the region. As noted by Lampert, The persistent Huguenots of 17th Century Poitou and the fiercely Catholic rebellious Royalists of what came be the Vendée of the late 18th Century had ideologies very different, indeed diametrically opposed to each other. The common thread connecting both phenomena is a continuing assertion of a local identity and opposition to the central government in Paris, whatever its composition and identity. In the region where Louis XIII and Louis XIV had encountered stiff resistance, the House of Bourbon gained loyal and militant supporters exactly when it had been overthrown and when a Bourbon loyalty came to imply a local loyalty in opposition to the new central government, that of Robespierre. A native of Flanders, he grew up in Ghent, apprenticed as an instrument and globe maker and map engraver. In 1584, to escape the religious troubles sweeping the Low Countries at that time, he fled to London where he spent some years before finally settling in Amsterdam about 1593. In the London period he came into contact with the leading scientists and geographers of the day and engraved maps in The Mariner\\\’s Mirrour, the English edition of Waghenaer\\\’s Sea Atlas, as well as others with Pieter van den Keere, his brother-in-law. No doubt his temporary exile in London stood him in good stead, earning him an international reputation, for it could have been no accident that Speed chose Hondius to engrave the plates for the maps in The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine in the years between 1605 and 1610. In 1604 Hondius bought the plates of Mercator\\\’s Atlas which, in spite of its excellence, had not competed successfully with the continuing demand for the Ortelius Theatrum Orbis Terrarum. To meet this competition Hondius added about 40 maps to Mercator\\\’s original number and from 1606 published enlarged editions in many languages, still under Mercator\\\’s name but with his own name as publisher. These atlases have become known as the Mercator/Hondius series. The following year the maps were reengraved in miniature form and issued as a pocket Atlas Minor. After the death of Jodocus Hondius the Elder in 1612, work on the two atlases, folio and miniature, was carried on by his widow and sons, Jodocus II and Henricus, and eventually in conjunction with Jan Jansson in Amsterdam. In all, from 1606 onwards, nearly 50 editions with increasing numbers of maps with texts in the main European languages were printed. Summaries of these issues are given under the entry for Gerard Mercator. Jodocus Hondius the Elder 1588 Maps in The Mariner\\\’s Mirrour (Waghenaer/Ashley) 1590 World Map in two hemispheres illustrating Drake\\\’s circumnavigation c. 1591-92 Hiberniae novissima descrzptio: Boazio\\\’s map of Ireland: Engraved by Pieter van den Keere 1595 Europe (wall map): with Pieter van den Keere 1598 World and the Continents 1599 Maps for Caert Thresoor (Langenesi Cornelis Claesz), with Pieter van den Keere 1602-03 – 12 English County maps for William Smith (\\\’anonymous maps\\\’) 1605 Ptolemy\\\’s Geographia (Mercator) 1618-19 Re-issued 1605-10 Maps for The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine (Speed) 1606 World Atlas (Mercator/Hondius series) (see under \\\’Gerard Mercator\\\’ for further detail) 1607 Atlas Minor (Mercator/Hondius series) (see under \\\’Gerard Mercator\\\’ for further detail) 1608 World Map on Mercator\\\’s projection Jodocus Hondius II 1612-21 (Mercator) Atlas Minor 5 editions published in co-operation with Jan Jansson the Elder see under Gerard Mercator (Atlas Minor) for further detail 1613 Map of Scandinavia 1616 View of London Cl. Visscher 1616 Tabularum geographicarum (Petrus Bertius) Miniature world atlas (8vo): edition (with new maps) of the Caert Thresoor published in 1598-99 1618 Re-issued in Latin and French 1617-18 World Map: double hemisphere The first map to show Tierra del Fuego as an island as a result of the discoveries made on the Schouten/Le Maire voyage of 1615-17. 1624 World Map on Mercator\\\’s projection 1629 Atlas (without title or text) 42 maps, mostly by Hondius, not included in the Mercator/Hondius editions Henricus Hondius (1606) Mercator\\\’s Atlas (Mercator/Hondius/Jansson) 1613, 1619 Editions published by the widow of Jodocus Hondius the Elder, and Jodocus II and Henricus. 1623-335 editions published by Henricus alone. 1633-41 5 editions in conjunction with Jan Jansson. Please note all items auctioned are genuine, we do not sell reproductions. A Certificate of Authenticity (COA) can be issued on request. What is an Antique Map. The word Antique in the traditional sense refers to an item that is more than a hundred years old. The majority of antique maps for sale today come from books or atlases and have survived due to the protection offered by the hardback covers. The first thing to determine when staring a collection or purchasing an item, is what is important to you. Most collectors prefer to build their collections around a theme. You may decide to collect maps from one region or country, charting its development through time. Similarly you could collect maps of one particular period in time, by type i. Sea or celestial charts or by cartographer. The collector might also want to consider the theme of cartographical misconceptions such as California as an island or Australia as Terra Australis or the Great Southern Land. The subject is so wide that any would-be-collector has almost endless possibilities to find his own little niche within the field, and thereby build a rewarding collection. Starting a collection & pricing. Pricing is based on a number of different factors, the most important of which is regional. In any series of maps the most valuable are usually the World Map and the America/North America. The World because it is usually the most decorative and America because it has the strongest regional market. Other factors that come into play re: price is rarity, age, size, historical importance, decorative value (colour) and overall condition and quality of paper it is printed on. As specialised dealers, we frequently work with first time map buyers who are just starting their collection. Classical Images was founded 1998 and has built an excellent reputation for supplying high quality original antiquarian maps, historical atlases, antique books and prints. We carry an extensive inventory of antiquarian collectibles from the 15th to 19th century. Our collection typically includes rare books and decorative antique maps and prints by renowned cartographers, authors and engravers. Specific items not listed may be sourced on request. Classical Images adheres to the Codes of Ethics outlined by the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA). We are a primarily an online based enterprise, however our inventory may be viewed by appointment. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “1638 Joducus Hondius Antique Map Poitou Region, France, Huguenots Fled to Acadia” is in sale since Wednesday, February 27, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “searching01″ and is located in Ivanhoe, VIC. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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1646 Jan Jansson Antique Map of the Alsace region of France Germany & Swiss

1646 Jan Jansson Antique Map of the Alsace region of France Germany & Swiss

1646 Jan Jansson Antique Map of the Alsace region of France Germany & Swiss

1646 Jan Jansson Antique Map of the Alsace region of France Germany & Swiss

23in x 18 1/2in (585mm x 470mm). (A+) Fine Condition. This beautifully hand coloured original copper-plate engraved antique map of the Alsace region of France bordering Germany & Switzerland – stretching along the Rhine River from Germersheim in Germany through Strasbourg France south to Basel and Rhinefelden in Switzerland – was published in the 1646 French edition of Mercators Atlas by Jan Jansson and Henricus Hondius. Paper thickness and quality: – Heavy and stable Paper color : – off white Age of map color: – Original Colors used: – Yellow, green, blue, pink General color appearance: – Authentic Paper size: – 23in x 18 1/2in (585mm x 470mm) Plate size: – 22 1/2in x 15 1/2in (570mm x 395mm) Margins: – Min 1in (25mm). Margins: – None Plate area: – None Verso: – None. Background: Alsace is a cultural and historical region in eastern France, on the west bank of the upper Rhine next to Germany and Switzerland. As in much of Europe, the prosperity of Alsace came to an end in the 14th century by a series of harsh winters, bad harvests, and the Black Death. These hardships were blamed on Jews, leading to the pogroms of 1336 and 1339. In 1349, Jews of Alsace were accused of poisoning the wells with plague, leading to the massacre of thousands of Jews during the Strasbourg pogrom. Jews were subsequently forbidden to settle in the town. An additional natural disaster was the Rhine rift earthquake of 1356, one of Europes worst which made ruins of Basel. Holy Roman Empire central power had begun to decline following years of imperial adventures in Italian lands, often ceding hegemony in Western Europe to France, which had long since centralized power. France began an aggressive policy of expanding eastward, first to the rivers Rhône and Meuse, and when those borders were reached, aiming for the Rhine. In 1299, the French proposed a marriage alliance between Philip IV of Frances sister Blanche and Albert I of Germanys son Rudolf, with Alsace to be the dowry; however, the deal never came off. In 1307, the town of Belfort was first chartered by the Counts of Montbéliard. During the next century, France was to be militarily shattered by the Hundred Years War, which prevented for a time any further tendencies in this direction. After the conclusion of the war, France was again free to pursue its desire to reach the Rhine and in 1444 a French army appeared in Lorraine and Alsace. It took up winter quarters, demanded the submission of Metz and Strasbourg and launched an attack on Basel. In 1469, following the Treaty of St. The town of Mulhouse joined the Swiss Confederation in 1515, where it was to remain until 1798. By the time of the Protestant Reformation in the 16th century, Strasbourg was a prosperous community, and its inhabitants accepted Protestantism in 1523. Martin Bucer was a prominent Protestant reformer in the region. His efforts were countered by the Roman Catholic Habsburgs who tried to eradicate heresy in Upper Alsace. As a result, Alsace was transformed into a mosaic of Catholic and Protestant territories. On the other hand, Mömpelgard (Montbéliard) to the southwest of Alsace, belonging to the Counts of Württemberg since 1397, remained a Protestant enclave in France until 1793. This situation prevailed until 1639, when most of Alsace was conquered by France to keep it out of the hands of the Spanish Habsburgs, who by secret treaty in 1617 had gained a clear road to their valuable and rebellious possessions in the Spanish Netherlands, the Spanish Road. When hostilities were concluded in 1648 with the Treaty of Westphalia, most of Alsace was recognized as part of France, although some towns remained independent. The treaty stipulations regarding Alsace were complex. The German language remained in use in local administration, in schools, and at the (Lutheran) University of Strasbourg, which continued to draw students from other German-speaking lands. The 1685 Edict of Fontainebleau, by which the French king ordered the suppression of French Protestantism, was not applied in Alsace. France did endeavour to promote Catholicism. However, compared to the rest of France, Alsace enjoyed a climate of religious tolerance. France consolidated its hold with the 1679 Treaties of Nijmegen, which brought most remaining towns under its control. France seized Strasbourg in 1681 in an unprovoked action. These territorial changes were recognised in the 1697 Treaty of Ryswick that ended the War of the Grand Alliance. The year 1789 brought the French Revolution and with it the first division of Alsace into the départements of Haut- and Bas-Rhin. Alsatians played an active role in the French Revolution. On 21 July 1789, after receiving news of the Storming of the Bastille in Paris, a crowd of people stormed the Strasbourg city hall, forcing the city administrators to flee and putting symbolically an end to the feudal system in Alsace. In 1792, Rouget de Lisle composed in Strasbourg the Revolutionary marching song La Marseillaise (as Marching song for the Army of the Rhine), which later became the anthem of France. La Marseillaise was played for the first time in April of that year in front of the mayor of Strasbourg Philippe-Frédéric de Dietrich. Some of the most famous generals of the French Revolution also came from Alsace, notably Kellermann, the victor of Valmy, Kléber, who led the armies of the French Republic in Vendée and Westermann, who also fought in the Vendée. At the same time, some Alsatians were in opposition to the Jacobins and sympathetic to the restoration of the monarchy pursued by the invading forces of Austria and Prussia who sought to crush the nascent revolutionary republic. Many of the residents of the Sundgau made pilgrimages to places like Mariastein Abbey, near Basel, in Switzerland, for baptisms and weddings. When the French Revolutionary Army of the Rhine was victorious, tens of thousands fled east before it. When they were later permitted to return (in some cases not until 1799), it was often to find that their lands and homes had been confiscated. These conditions led to emigration by hundreds of families to newly vacant lands in the Russian Empire in 18034 and again in 1808. A poignant retelling of this event based on what Goethe had personally witnessed can be found in his long poem Hermann and Dorothea. In response to the hundred day restoration of Napoleon I of France in 1815, Alsace along with other frontier provinces of France was occupied by foreign forces from 1815 to 1818, including over 280,000 soldiers and 90,000 horses in Bas-Rhin alone. This had grave effects on trade and the economy of the region since former overland trade routes were switched to newly opened Mediterranean and Atlantic seaports. The population grew rapidly, from 800,000 in 1814 to 914,000 in 1830 and 1,067,000 in 1846. The combination of economic and demographic factors led to hunger, housing shortages and a lack of work for young people. Thus, it is not surprising that people left Alsace, not only for Paris where the Alsatian community grew in numbers, with famous members such as Baron Haussmann but also for more distant places like Russia and the Austrian Empire, to take advantage of the new opportunities offered there: Austria had conquered lands in Eastern Europe from the Ottoman Empire and offered generous terms to colonists as a way of consolidating its hold on the new territories. Many Alsatians also began to sail to the United States, settling in many areas from 1820 to 1850. In 1843 and 1844, sailing ships bringing immigrant families from Alsace arrived at the port of New York. Some settled in Texas and Illinois, many to farm or to seek success in commercial ventures: for example, the sailing ships Sully (in May 1843) and Iowa (in June 1844) brought families who set up homes in northern Illinois and northern Indiana. Some Alsatian immigrants were noted for their roles in 19th-century American economic development. Others ventured to Canada to settle in southwestern Ontario, notably Waterloo County. In 1612 he married the daughter of the cartographer and publisher Jodocus Hondius, and then set up in business in Amsterdam as a book publisher. In 1616 he published his first maps of France and Italy and from then onwards he produced a very large number of maps, perhaps not quite rivaling those of the Blaeu family but running a very close second in quantity and quality. From about 1630 to 1638 he was in partnership with his brother-in-law, Henricus Hondius, issuing further editions of the Mercator/Hondius atlases to which his name was added. On the death of Henricus he took over the business, expanding the atlas still further, until eventually he published an 11-volume Atlas Major on a scale similar to Blaeu\\\’s Atlas Major. The first full edition of Jansson\\\’s English County Maps was published in 1646 but some years earlier he issued a number of British maps in the Mercator/Hondius/Jansson series of atlases (1636-44); the maps were printed from newly engraved plates and are different from the later 1646 issue and are now rarely seen (see Appendix B for further details). In general appearance Jansson\\\’s maps are very similar to those of Blaeu and, in fact, were often copied from them, but they tend to be more flamboyant and decorative. After Jansson\\\’s death his heirs published a number of maps in an Atlas Contractus in 1666, later still many of the plates of his British maps were acquired by Pieter Schenk and Gerard Valck who published them again in 1683 as separate maps. Please note all items auctioned are genuine, we do not sell reproductions. A Certificate of Authenticity (COA) can be issued on request. What is an Antique Map. The word Antique in the traditional sense refers to an item that is more than a hundred years old. The majority of antique maps for sale today come from books or atlases and have survived due to the protection offered by the hardback covers. The first thing to determine when staring a collection or purchasing an item, is what is important to you. Most collectors prefer to build their collections around a theme. You may decide to collect maps from one region or country, charting its development through time. Similarly you could collect maps of one particular period in time, by type i. Sea or celestial charts or by cartographer. The collector might also want to consider the theme of cartographical misconceptions such as California as an island or Australia as Terra Australis or the Great Southern Land. The subject is so wide that any would-be-collector has almost endless possibilities to find his own little niche within the field, and thereby build a rewarding collection. Starting a collection & pricing. Pricing is based on a number of different factors, the most important of which is regional. In any series of maps the most valuable are usually the World Map and the America/North America. The World because it is usually the most decorative and America because it has the strongest regional market. Other factors that come into play re: price is rarity, age, size, historical importance, decorative value (colour) and overall condition and quality of paper it is printed on. As specialised dealers, we frequently work with first time map buyers who are just starting their collection. Classical Images was founded 1998 and has built an excellent reputation for supplying high quality original antiquarian maps, historical atlases, antique books and prints. We carry an extensive inventory of antiquarian collectibles from the 15th to 19th century. Our collection typically includes rare books and decorative antique maps and prints by renowned cartographers, authors and engravers. Specific items not listed may be sourced on request. Classical Images adheres to the Codes of Ethics outlined by the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA). We are a primarily an online based enterprise, however our inventory may be viewed by appointment. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “1646 Jan Jansson Antique Map of the Alsace region of France Germany & Swiss” is in sale since Wednesday, December 26, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “searching01″ and is located in Ivanhoe, VIC. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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Original Map of a Region of France LE PAIS DE VALOIS by Jansson in 1631

Jansson Original Hand-Colored, Copper Engraved Map of Valois from 1631. Fine detailed map of the region of Valois in France during the Valois Dynasty, featuring a decorative title cartouche and distance chart. From the Jansson Atlas of France. In good condition with age toning. This fine map is suitable for framing and would be an excellent, cherished gift or an important addition to your collection. The map that is being offered is entitled. “LE PAIS DE VALOIS”. Each additional print ships. If the print is not as stated and you want to return it, you have 14 days to do so. SANDTIQUE’S mission is to offer its prints and maps at the “Best Value” on the Internet. If you find an exact print at a lower price, please send us the link and we will match the price. This is for fixed price, identical, single prints from the same publication & year and in equal condition. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “Original Map of a Region of France LE PAIS DE VALOIS by Jansson in 1631″ is in sale since Sunday, August 12, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps”. The seller is “sandtiqueprints” and is located in Jacksonville, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • YEAR: 1634
  • Country of Origin: Holland
  • Hand-Colored: Yes
  • Size: 19 1/2″ X 15″
  • Cartographer/Publisher: JANSSON
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Folding Map
  • Type: County Map
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
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Original Map of the Artois Region of France ARTESIA COMITATUS by Bleau in 1634

BLEAU Original Hand- Colored, Copper Engraved Map of the Artois Region from 1634. Detailed map of the northern province of Artois, France on the border with Belgium. Features a splendid, decorative, title cartouche with two putti and the coat of arms of Artois. From the Blaeu world atlas, “Theatrum Orbis Terrarum”. In good condition with age toning and a mild printer’s fold to the left of the centerfold. 1570 – 1638 was a. Dutch cartographer, atlas maker and publisher. He was one of the notable representatives of the Netherlandish/Dutch school of mapmaking in its golden age (the 16th and 17th centuries). This fine map is suitable for framing and would be an excellent, cherished gift or an important addition to your collection. The map that is being offered is entitled. Each additional print ships. If the print is not as stated and you want to return it, you have 14 days to do so. SANDTIQUE’S mission is to offer its prints and maps at the “Best Value” on the Internet. If you find an exact print at a lower price, please send us the link and we will match the price. This is for fixed price, identical, single prints from the same publication & year and in equal condition. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “Original Map of the Artois Region of France ARTESIA COMITATUS by Bleau in 1634″ is in sale since Saturday, August 11, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\World Maps”. The seller is “sandtiqueprints” and is located in Jacksonville, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • YEAR: 1634
  • Country of Origin: Holland
  • Hand-Colored: Yes
  • Size: 19 1/2″ X 15″
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Willem Blaeu
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Folding Map
  • Type: County Map
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
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1756 Lotter Large Antique Map Artois & Pas-De-Calais & Flanders region of France

1756 Lotter Large Antique Map Artois & Pas-De-Calais & Flanders region of France

Company Details – About ME. This large beautifully hand coloured original antique map of the Artois & Pas-De-Calais and Flanders region of France & Belgium was engraved by Tobias Conrad Lotter in 1756. The map centres on the city of Arras north to Dunkirk, south to Abbeville and east to Douai (Ref: Tooley, M&B). Please note all items auctioned are genuine, we do not sell reproductions. A Certificate of Authenticity (COA) can be issued on request. General Description: Paper thickness and quality: – Heavy and stable Paper color: – off white Age of map color: – Original Colors used: – Pink, green, yellow, blue General color appearance: – Authentic Paper size: – 25in x 21in (635mm x 535mm) Plate size: – 22 ½in x 19 ½in (570mm x 495mm) Margins: – Min 1/2in (12mm) Imperfections: Margins: – None Plate area: – None Verso: – None Overall Quality (in Bold): Perfect/ Fine /Very Good/Good/Fair/Poor. Tobias Conrad Lotter 1717 1777. Tobias Lotter was a German publisher and engraver who married the daughter of the elder Matthaus Seutter. He engraved many of Seutters maps and eventually succeeded to the business in 1756, becoming one of the better-known cartographers in the eighteenth-century German School. After his death the business was carried on by his son, M. Australian buyers please add 10% GST. Courier #2: Available for all items 11in x 8 1/2in (280mm x 215mm) or smaller flat or folded along original folds. EMS courier will take 3-5 days. Classical Images was founded 1998 and has built an excellent reputation for supplying high quality original antiquarian works on paper at affordable prices. We carry an extensive inventory of antiquarian collectibles from the 15th to 19th century, a period that produced achievements by some of history s finest explorers, scientists and artists. Classical Images adheres to the Codes of Ethics outlined by the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA). We are enthusiastic collectors ourselves of Antiquarian treasures and are happy to share our knowledge, discuss issues and provide information and assistance, both in general and about items we offer for sale. Thank you Simon & Andrea Mayers. Since purchasing online does not give the opportunity to examine our merchandise directly we strive to give you as much information as possible in the description, condition report and images supplied for each item. We value our customers highly and will make every effort to satisfy all issues that arise. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “1756 Lotter Large Antique Map Artois & Pas-De-Calais & Flanders region of France” is in sale since Monday, October 29, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “searching01″ and is located in Ivanhoe, VIC. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Type: Map
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
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Lovely 1943 pictorial of the Basque region of Spain and southern France

Decorative map of the Basque region, including the towns of Biarritz, Dax, Bayonne, Lourdes, etc. It includes the town San Sebastian. The map is filled with buildings, animals, a boat, figures and three local beauties in their typical dress. It is adorned with a large compass rose in upper left corner. In lower left corner is “Imprimé en France” with a monogram of the publisher BD. ” The map carries a printed signature of the French illustrator who is only know by his pseudonym “Jylbert. Basque – Bearn – Bigorre. 24.2 x 34.5 cm (9.5 x 13.6 in). Printed colors with pochoir (stencil). Excellent, with vivid colors. The item “Lovely 1943 pictorial of the Basque region of Spain and southern France” is in sale since Wednesday, December 19, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “rare_maps” and is located in San Francisco, California. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Year: 1943
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Date Range: 1940-1949
  • Country/Region: Spain
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1756 Vaugondy Map of the Lorraine Region of France

1756 Vaugondy Map of the Lorraine Region of France. WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS – NOT REPRODUCTIONS. Title: Carte de la Lorraine et du Barrois dans laquelle se trouvent la Generalite de Metz et autres enclaves; Dressee pour la lecture du Memoire de M. Durival l’aine, et dediee au Roy de Pologne, Duc de Lorraine et de Bar. Description: This is a beautiful 1756 map of the French wine making region of Lorraine by Robert de Vaugondy. It covers the north east portion of France along with parts of neighboring Germany from Stenay south to Bourbonne-les-Bains and from Saint-Dizier east as far as Strasbourg. The map renders the entire region in extraordinary detail offering both topographical and political information with cities, mountains and forests beautifully rendered in profile. It includes the whole or parts of the French departments of Vosges, Meurthe, Meuse, Moselle and Bas Rhin of the Alsace region. Alsace is known for its fine white wines and along with Austria and Germany, this region produces the world’s most desirable dry Rieslings. This mountainous area of the Alsace wine region and is known for its production of both Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. The region surrounding Strasbourg on the west bank of the Rhine River is known for producing Munster cheese. Meuse is also known for its production of Brie de Meaux cheeses. In fact, more than 60% of Brie de Meaux production takes place in Meuse. The map includes a beautifully engraved title cartouche in the lower left quadrant. This map was drawn by Robert de Vaugondy in 1756 and published in the 1757 issue of his Atlas Universal. Size: Printed area measures 19.5 inches high by 24 inches wide. Minor wear along original centerfold. Some spotting and offsetting. 1 – 10 days. If your address is a P. DHL International EXPRESS (45 USD). We can use your Federal Express Account. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged. Some countries are duty free, others are not. Other Services Conservation Framing: Geographicus recommends basic conservation framing services for any antique paper. We do not offer this service. Antique Map Restoration: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing. The item “1756 Vaugondy Map of the Lorraine Region of France” is in sale since Friday, November 23, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “geographicusmaps” and is located in 11221. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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1754 Vaugondy Map of the Provence Region of France (French Riviera)

1754 Vaugondy Map of the Provence Region of France (French Riviera). WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS – NOT REPRODUCTIONS. Title: Gouvernement General de Provence, divise en ses Vigueries, avec les pays circonvoisins, le Comtat Venaissin, la Principaute d’Orange, et les terres adjacentes. Description: This is a scarce 1754 map of Provence, France by Robert de Vaugondy. It covers the southern coast of France from Nice to Saint-Gilles. The departments of Var, Gard, Bouches-du-Rhone, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Alpes-Maritimes and Vaucluse are included. Vaucluse is the center of wine production in the southern Rhone. Some of the smartest wines in France can be found here. There is also a very strong movement towards the adoption of organic and biodynamic viticulture and natural wine making. The area includes the Cotes du Rhone, Luberon, and Gigondas wine appellations, just to name a few. Var, the heart of the French Riviera or Cote d’Azur, includes the resort cities of Cannes, Nice and San Tropez, among many others. This area also houses a number of vineyards. Here you will find the AOC Coteaux varois en Provence, which produces a wide variety of reds and whites. The red wines principally use the grenache, cinsaut, mourvedre and syrah grapes. White wines use the clairette, grenache blanc, rolle blanc, Semillon Blanc, and Ugni Blanc. Gard is known mainly for its red wine and production of Bleu des Causses, a soft and savory cheese. The northern sub-region of the Bouches-du-Rhone region produces red wines from the Syrah grape and white wines from Viognier grapes. The map includes a beautifully engraved title cartouche in the top left quadrant. This map was drawn by Robert de Vaugondy in 1754 and published in the 1757 issue of his Atlas Universal. Size: Printed area measures 20 inches high by 22 inches wide. Minor wear and verso repair along original centerfold. Some spotting and offsetting with water stains near lower borders. 1 – 10 days. If your address is a P. DHL International EXPRESS (45 USD). We can use your Federal Express Account. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged. Some countries are duty free, others are not. Other Services Conservation Framing: Geographicus recommends basic conservation framing services for any antique paper. We do not offer this service. Antique Map Restoration: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing. The item “1754 Vaugondy Map of the Provence Region of France (French Riviera)” is in sale since Friday, November 23, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “geographicusmaps” and is located in 11221. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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1638 Mercator Hondius Old, Antique Map The Lorraine Region, France Moselle, Meuse

1638 Mercator Hondius Old, Antique Map The Lorraine Region, France Moselle, Meuse

1638 Mercator Hondius Old, Antique Map The Lorraine Region, France Moselle, Meuse

Company Details – About ME. Lorraine Vers Le Midy. This beautifully hand coloured original antique map of the South Lorraine region of France – centering on the Moselle River with the city of Nancy to the north. To the south & the Meuse River to the west – by Gerard Mercator was published by Joducus Hondius in the 1638 edition of Mercators Atlas. (1563 – 1612), one of the most notable engravers of his time, is known for his work in association with many of the cartographers and publishers prominent at the end of the sixteenth and the beginning of the seventeenth century. In 1604 Hondius bought the plates of Mercator’s Atlas which, in spite of its excellence, had not competed successfully with the continuing demand of Abraham Ortelius’s. To meet this competition Hondius added about 40 maps to Mercator’s original number and from 1606 published enlarged editions in many languages, still under Mercator’s name but with his own name as publisher. These atlases have become known as the Mercator/Hondius series. The following year the maps were re-engraved in miniature form and issued as a pocket. After the death of Jodocus Hondius the Elder in 1612, work on the two atlases, folio and miniature, was carried on by his widow and sons, Jodocus II and Henricus, and eventually in conjunction with Jan Jansson in Amsterdam. In all, from 1606 onwards, nearly 50 editions with increasing numbers of maps with texts in the main European languages were printed. (Ref: Koeman; M&B; Tooley). Please note all items auctioned are genuine, we do not sell reproductions. A Certificate of Authenticity (COA) can be issued on request. This is an authentic antique map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy. The term’original’ when applied means that it was printed at the date of publication. Map or Print’ means any image created by applying an inked block to paper under pressure using a printing press, by hand. Various materials were used for the inked block’s including wood engraving, steel engraving, copper-plate, wood cut and lithography. Condition Report: Paper thickness and quality: – Heavy, stained & weak in places Paper color: – off white Age of map color: – Original Colors used: – Yellow, pink, green General color appearance: – Authentic Paper size: – 21 1/2in x 17 1/2in (545mm x 445mm) Plate size: – 19 1/2in x 15 1/2in (500mm x 395mm) Margins: – Min 1/2in (15mm). Imperfections: Margins: – Uniform age toning Plate area: – Uniform age toning Verso: – Uniform age toning. Overall Quality (in Bold): Perfect/Fine/ Very Good /Good/Fair/Poor. Gerard Mercator (Kremer) 1512-94. For nearly sixty years, during the most important and exciting period in the story of modern map making, Gerard Mercator was the supreme cartographer, his name, second only to Ptolemy, synonymous with the form of map projection still in use today. Although not the inventor of this type of projection he was the first to apply it to navigational charts in such a form that compass bearings could be plotted on charts in straight lines, thereby providing seamen with a solution to an age-old problem of navigation at sea. His influence transformed land surveying and his researches and calculations led him to break away from Ptolemy’s conception of the size and outline of the Continents, drastically reducing the longitudinal length of Europe and Asia and altering the shape of the Old World as visualized in the early sixteenth century. Mercator was born in Rupelmonde in Flanders and studied in Louvain under Gemma Frisius, Dutch writer, astronomer and mathematician. He established himself there as a cartographer and instrument and globe maker, and when he was twenty-five drew and engraved his first map (of Palestine) and went on to produce a map of Flanders (1540) supervising the surveying and completing the drafting and engraving himself. The excellence of his work brought him the patronage of Charles V for whom he constructed a globe, but in spite of his favor with the Emperor he was caught up in the persecution of Lutheran Protestants and charged with heresy, fortunately without serious consequences. No doubt the fear of further persecution influenced his move in 1552 to Duisburg, where he continued the production of maps, globes and instruments culminating in large-scale maps of Europe (1554), the British Isles (1564) and the famous World Map on 18 sheets drawn to his new projection (1569). All these early maps are exceedingly rare, some being known by only one copy. In later life he devoted himself to his edition of the maps in Ptolemy’s Geographia, reproduced in his own engraving as nearly as possible in their original form, and to the preparation of his 3-volume collection of maps to which, for the first time, the word’Atlas’ was applied. The word was chosen, he wrote,’to honor the Titan, Atlas, King of Mauritania, a learned philosopher, mathematician, and astronomer’. The first two parts of the Atlas were published in 1585 and 1589 and the third, with the first two making a complete edition, in 1595 the year after Mercator’s death. Mercator’s sons and grandsons were all cartographers and made their contributions in various ways to the great atlas. Rumold, in particular, was responsible for the complete edition in 1595. After a second complete edition in 1602, the map plates were bought in 1604 by Jodocus Hondius who, with his sons, Jodocus II and Henricus, published enlarged editions which dominated the map market for the following twenty to thirty years. Classical Images was founded 1998 and has built an excellent reputation for supplying high quality original antiquarian works on paper at affordable prices. We carry an extensive inventory of antiquarian collectibles from the 15th to 19th century, a period that produced achievements by some of historys finest explorers, scientists and artists. Classical Images adheres to the Codes of Ethics outlined by the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA). We are enthusiastic collectors ourselves of Antiquarian treasures and are happy to share our knowledge, discuss issues and provide information and assistance, both in general and about items we offer for sale. Thank you Simon & Andrea Mayers. Since purchasing online does not give the opportunity to examine our merchandise directly we strive to give you as much information as possible in the description, condition report and images supplied for each item. We value our customers highly and will make every effort to satisfy all issues that arise. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “1638 Mercator Hondius Old, Antique Map The Lorraine Region, France Moselle, Meuse” is in sale since Monday, October 29, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “searching01″ and is located in Ivanhoe, VIC. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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1754 Vaugondy Map of the Provence Region of France (French Riviera)

1754 Vaugondy Map of the Provence Region of France (French Riviera). WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS – NOT REPRODUCTIONS JOIN OUR WEEKLY MAILING LIST FOR NEWEST STOCK. Title: Gouvernement General de Provence, divise en ses Vigueries, avec les pays circonvoisins, le Comtat Venaissin, la Principaute d’Orange, et les terres adjacentes. Description: This is a scarce 1754 map of Provence, France by Robert de Vaugondy. It covers the southern coast of France from Nice to Saint-Gilles. The departments of Var, Gard, Bouches-du-Rhone, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, Alpes-Maritimes and Vaucluse are included. Vaucluse is the center of wine production in the southern Rhone. Some of the smartest wines in France can be found here. There is also a very strong movement towards the adoption of organic and biodynamic viticulture and natural wine making. The area includes the Cotes du Rhone, Luberon, and Gigondas wine appellations, just to name a few. Var, the heart of the French Riviera or Cote d’Azur, includes the resort cities of Cannes, Nice and San Tropez, among many others. This area also houses a number of vineyards. Here you will find the AOC Coteaux varois en Provence, which produces a wide variety of reds and whites. The red wines principally use the grenache, cinsaut, mourvedre and syrah grapes. White wines use the clairette, grenache blanc, rolle blanc, Semillon Blanc, and Ugni Blanc. Gard is known mainly for its red wine and production of Bleu des Causses, a soft and savory cheese. The northern sub-region of the Bouches-du-Rhone region produces red wines from the Syrah grape and white wines from Viognier grapes. The map includes a beautifully engraved title cartouche in the top left quadrant. This map was drawn by Robert de Vaugondy in 1754 and published in the 1757 issue of his Atlas Universal. Size: Printed area measures 20 inches high by 22 inches wide. Minor wear and verso repair along original centerfold. Some spotting and offsetting with water stains near lower borders. 1 – 10 days. If your address is a P. DHL International EXPRESS (45 USD). We can use your Federal Express Account. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged. Some countries are duty free, others are not. Additional Services Conservation Framing Services: Geographicus recommends basic conservation framing services for any antique paper. Read about it here. We do not offer this service. Antique Map Restoration Services: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing. The item “1754 Vaugondy Map of the Provence Region of France (French Riviera)” is in sale since Monday, October 22, 2018. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “geographicusmaps” and is located in 11221. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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