Antique Maps of Germany

A Plan of the City of Augsburg.

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ANDREWS, John.

Origin: London, John Stockdale, c.1776.

A Plan of the City of Augsburg. Published in 'Plans of the Principal Cities in the World'. Detail includes a key with 88 locations including; Barefooted Tower, The Italian Wine Store, the Jews Wall and Fencing Place. Complete with a page of relevant text from the atlas.

Condition: Coloured; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 165 x 220mm (6½ x 8¾ inches).

Reference: 11772

Price: £68

A Plan of the City of Hanover.

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ANDREWS, John.

Origin: London, John Stockdale, c.1776.

A Plan of the City of Hanover. Published in 'Plans of the Principal Cities in the World'. Detail includes a key with 33 locations including; St Egide Gate, Electoral Castle, and The Consistory. There is an inset plan of Herenhausen Castle and Linden Castle is also named, together with a compass rose and scale of 1.75 inch to 2000 feet. Complete with a page of relevant text from the atlas.

Condition: Coloured; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 180 x 265mm (7 x 10½ inches).

Reference: 11770

Price: £68

A Plan of the City of Manheim.

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ANDREWS, John.

Origin: London, John Stockdale, c.1776.

A Plan of the City of Manheim. Published in 'Plans of the Principal Cities in the World'. Detail includes a key with 44 locations including; the Opera House, The Heydelberg Gate and Cannon Foundary. The Rhein [Rhine] and Neckar rivers are also named. Complete with a page of relevant text from the atlas.

Condition: Coloured; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 180 x 260mm (7 x 10¼ inches).

Reference: 11771

Price: £48

Berlin.

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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. (S.D.U.K.)

Origin: London, Baldwin & Cradock, 1833.

An early Victorian detailed plan of the city, drawn by W.B.Clarke and engraved by J.Henshall, with elevations of the important buildings below. Published in 1844 by Chapman & Hall for The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.

Condition: Original outline colour; very light age-toning to the edges of the margins, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 310 x 375mm (12¼ x 14¾ inches).

Reference: 10661

Price: £68

Berlin.

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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. (S.D.U.K.)

Origin: London, Chas. Knight, [1844].

An early Victorian detailed plan of the city, drawn by W.B.Clarke and engraved by J.Henshall, with elevations of the important buildings below. Published in 1844 by Chas. Knight for The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.

Condition: Original outline colour; very light age-toning to the edges of the margins, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 310 x 375mm (12¼ x 14¾ inches).

Reference: 10679

Price: £67

Comitatus Pinnen-Berg.

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BLAEU, Joan.

Origin: Amsterdam, 1663.

A highly decorative map of the Elbe estuary and the area north of Hamburg. Inset map of the fortified town of Krempe at top right. Decorated title cartouche at upper left, with dedication in a fine cartouche lower left, showing four figures and goats in front of trees. The map was first published in Danckwerth's atlas, and later by Blaeu in his 1662 edition of the Atlas Maior. This example is from the French text edition of 1663.

Condition: Fine original colour; light age-toning to the edges of the margins, short splits to the edges of the margins, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 425 x 545mm (16¾ x 21½ inches).

Reference: 12275

Price: £230

Dresden.

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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. (S.D.U.K.)

Origin: London, Baldwin & Cradock, 1833.

An early Victorian detailed plan of the city, drawn by W.B.Clarke and engraved W.Henshall, with the important buildings in profile along the bottom. From the 1844 edition published by Chapman & Hall, for The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.

Condition: Original outline colour; light age-toning to the edges of the margins, minor soilng, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 320 x 380mm (12½ x 15 inches).

Reference: 10704

Price: £24

Dresden.

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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge. (S.D.U.K.)

Origin: London, Thomas Letts, [1877].

A Victorian detailed plan of the city, drawn by W.B.Clarke and engraved by W.Henshall, with the important buildings in profile along the bottom. From the 1877 edition published by Thomas Letts for The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.

Condition: Original outline colour; a fine example.

Size: 320 x 380mm (12½ x 15 inches).

Reference: 10705

Price: £32

Frankfort (Frankfurt) (Am Mayn)

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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, (S.D.U.K.)

Origin: London, Baldwin & Cradock, 1837.

An early Victorian detailed plan of the city, drwan by W.B.Clarke and engraved by T.E.Nicholson, with a superb prospect along the bottom. From the 1844 edition published by Chapman & Hall, for The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.

Condition: Original outline colour; light age-toning to the edges of the margins, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 315 x 390mm (12½ x 15¼ inches).

Reference: 10667

Price: £78

Germaniae Veteris typus.

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ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Origin: Antwerp, 1590-92.

The historical map of Germany from the Parergon published in the 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum'. This is the first state of the plate with the latitude interval numbers outside the printed frame.

Condition: Fine original colour; short repaired tear to left margin, some oxidisation of colour, especially the green, other minor colour offsetting, age-toning to margins, short printers creases in the centre of the map, overall fair condition.

Size: 360 x 460mm (14¼ x 18 inches).

Reference: 9902

Price: £230

Germany.

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TALLIS, John.

Origin: London, J & F Tallis, 1851.

Steel-engraved map, surrounded by vignettes, including views of the cities of Cologne, Coberg and Dresden, also a silver mine. John Tallis is without question one of the most renowned cartographers and publisher of the C19th. His maps are the last of the lavishly decorated and ornamental maps, considered to be works of art as well as geographically accurate. He was born in Stourbridge in Worcestershire in about 1818 and it is likely that he stayed in the Midlands working as a publisher in Birmingham, until he moved to London in the early 1840′s.

Condition: Original outline colour; very minor marginal soiling and a small worm hole, otherwise fine condition.

Size: 350 x 250mm (13¾ x 9¾ inches).

Reference: 7462

Price: £38

Hamburg.

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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, (S.D.U.K.)

Origin: London, Thomas Letts, 1877.

A Victorian detailed plan of the city. From the 1877 edition published by Thomas Letts for The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.

Condition: Original outline colour; very light age-toning to the edges of the margins, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 320 x 395mm (12½ x 15½ inches).

Reference: 10648

Price: £42

Hamburg.

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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, (S.D.U.K.)

Origin: London, 1841.

An early Victorian detailed plan of the city, engraved by B.R.Davies. From the 1844 edition published by Chapman & Hall, for The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.

Condition: Original outline colour; very light age-toning to the edges of the margins, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 320 x 395mm (12½ x 15½ inches).

Reference: 10703

Price: £36

Infanterie Lager des Xten=Bundes-Armee-Corps.

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HARTMANN, F.

Origin: Germany, 1843.

A folding map of the maneuvers of the 10th Bundes Army Corps in 1843, near the town of Melbeck.

Condition: Original coloured lithograph; staining along folds, light age-tning, otherwise good.

Size: 410 x 355mm (16¼ x 14 inches).

Reference: 12268

Price: £45

Le Cercle de la Basse Saxe.

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JAILLOT, Alexis Hubert.

Origin: Paris, 1692.

A fine and detailed two sheet map (joined) of Northen Germany. From Jaillot's 'Nouvelle introduction a le geographie'. Embellished with two beautifully engraved title and scale cartouches at the bottom of the map. Cartographically based on the work of Nicholas Sanson.

Condition: Original colour; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, very light print offset (hardly noticable), otherwise a fine example.

Size: 565 x 870mm (22¼ x 34¼ inches).

Reference: 12252

Price: £210

Marchionatus Brandenburgicus.

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BLAEU, Joan.

Origin: Amsterdam, 1663.

A highly decorative map of Brandenburg in northern Germany, shows in less detail Mecklenburg and Pomerania. There is a highly decorative cartouche bottom left with dedication and title bottom right with winged putti. The map was published by Blaeu in his 1662 edition of the Atlas Maior. This example is from the French text edition of 1663.

Condition: Fine original colour; light age-toning and short splits to the edges of the margins, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 475 x 550mm (18¾ x 21¾ inches).

Reference: 12276

Price: £280

Monasteriensis et Os:naburgensis episcopatus Descriptio.

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ORTELIUS, Abraham.

Origin: Antwerp, c.1574

A map of Osnabrück, one of two maps on a single sheet from the atlas 'Theatrum Orbis Terrarum' by Abraham Ortelius. Based on Godfried Mascop's map of 1568.

Condition: Original colour; some soiling and spotting overall, minor oxidisation of colours, noticable on verso, otherwise a fair example.

Size: 365 x 250mm (14¼ x 9¾ inches).

Reference: 12936

Price: £85

Munich (Munchen),

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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, (S.D.U.K.)

Origin: London, Baldwin & Cradock, 1832.

An early Victorian detailed plan of the city, drawn by W.B.Clarke and engraved by T.Bradley, with a prospect view along the bottom. From the 1844 edition published by Chapman & Hall, for The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.

Condition: Original outline colour; light age-toning to the edges of the margins, one or two light spots, otherwise a very good example.

Size: 320 x 385mm (12½ x 15¼ inches).

Reference: 10643

Price: £48

Munich (Munchen),

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Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, (S.D.U.K.)

Origin: London, Thomas Letts, [1877].

A Victorian detailed plan of the city, drawn by W.B.Clarke and engraved by T.Bradley, with a prospect view along the bottom. From the 1877 edition published by Thomas letts for The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge.

Condition: Original outline colour; very light age-toning to the edges of the margins, otherwise a fine example.

Size: 320 x 385mm (12½ x 15¼ inches).

Reference: 10689

Price: £58

Oost-Frise, ou Le Comté D'Embden.

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JAILLOT, Alexis Hubert.

Origin: Paris, 1692.

A fine and detailed map of East Frisland, now Germany, and part of Groningen. Nice detail of the lowlands, cities and villages. Decorated with title and scales cartouches in the upper corners. From Jaillot's 'Nouvelle introduction a le geographie'. Cartographically based on the work of Nicholas Sanson.

Condition: Original colour; light age-toning to the edges of the paper, very light print offset (hardly noticable), otherwise a fine example.

Size: 435 x 565mm (17¼ x 22¼ inches).

Reference: 12259

Price: £150