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The Rugendas Letters:
Johann Moritz Rugendas’
First Voyage to Brazil
The Sections of Cap Trafalgar
The First Prussian Maritime Atlas
For the maritime or locally interested Library Eye
something very beautiful to look at
Rotterdam in Its whole Grandeur
and richest Bonanza for a Terrific Office-Wall-Design
Rotterdam – Hooghe, Roman de (Amsterdam or ’s-Gravenhage 1645 – Haarlem 1708). Caart van de Stad Rotterdam en gezigt langs de Maas, benevens de Afbeldingen van de voornaamste publique Gebowen. Map engraving printed from 47 plates with
bird’s-eye view ( 3 ft 9¼ × 4 ft 1¼ in [115 × 125 cm] ) ,
panoramic view ( 9½ × 6 ft 2⅝ in [24 × 189.5 cm] )
and headpiece richly decorated with the coat of arms of the town and the most respective citizens, lions, puttos, and utensils (9⅞-10⅜ × 6 ft 2⅜ in [25-26.5 × 189 cm]),
12 detail-views ( 7⅛ × 9½ in [18 × 24 cm] each )
and the coat of arms of the 20 councillors ( 4½ × 3½ in [11.5 × 9 cm] each ) .
No place, Johannes de Vou, 1694. Composed c. 5 ft 5⅛ × 6 ft 2⅝ in (165.5 × 189.5 cm). FACSIMILE in the ORIGINAL size in copper rotogravure. Rotterdam (1960). Folio. 2 ll. title. With 3 (2 mounted) repeatedly folded composed plates, 12 half-page and 20 smaller mounted plates. Orig. imitation leather with back-plate, gilt front cover with coat of arms and borders.
The splendid map with richest scenes
both in the bird’s-eye view as in particular, too, in the panoramic view
with almost all popular types of ships ,
Of special attraction in the bird’s-eye view
In the broad base of the cartouche the instructive legend, Neptune with fishing-net, Athene with Hermes’ stick and fruit, a fishwife with shield and a snail-shell as helmet, Pan and two negroes clearing out a large horn of plenty.
The detail views – with rich scenery throughout – showing City Hall – Laurence, French + Prince Church – Stock Exchange – The Market – The Fish Market – De Doelen – Schielandt Manor – Admirality – New + Old Court .
2 titles in red-brown. – Original mounting on Van Gelder Zonen laid paper. – Isolated minor scratches on the boards, only a longer one in the lower half of the front board a little less unobtrusive, the cover of the back had been cracked below from otherwise practically imperceptible pushing. Two binding-conditioned little fold tears in the bird’s-eye view backed acid-freely, otherwise absolutely fresh. And thus
gorgeously suited for a roomfilling-uniform ,
facsimile-highquality , though economic-riskless wall design .
Quite independent of this by the way for the maritime or locally interested eye something very beautiful to look at. In adequate binding.
Offer no. 28,851 / EUR 175. (c. US$ 202.) + shipping