Original very interesting copper engraving view engraved by Bergmuller showing the earthquake in Messina in Sicily of 1783. P ublished in Augsburg by G. B. Probs in 1785. The vue d'optique (vue perspective or perspective view) was a genre of etching very popular during the second half of the 18th century.
Nicolas Sanson d'Abbeville. An ORIGINAL 17th century map. Original 17th century copperplate engraved map by A. de Winter. Image size. Very good. Minor staining, faintly browned along centrefold, narrow margins.
Original very interesting copper engraving view by Jacques Chereau showing the earthquake in Messina in Sicily of 1783. The vue d'optique (vue perspective or perspective view) was a genre of etching very popular during the second half of the 18th century.
Johann Baptist Homann, Nuremberg about 1720. Two maps depicting the sea battle of Corfu. and the siege of Corfu. "PLAN DE LA PLACE DE CORFU AVEC SES ENVIRONS AS SIEGEE.". "PLAN DU SIEGE DE CORFU PAR TERRE ET PAR MER.".
This sheet is filled with information on the rulers of the Kingdom of Poland, including the King, the Senate, and the nobility. Year: 1714. This is a genuine antique map published in 1714 and not a modern copy or reprint!
"After the Russo-Turkish War, an autonomous Bulgarian state was created within the Ottoman Empire by the Treaty of Berlin in 1878. Although remaining under Ottoman sovereignty, it functioned independently, taking Alexander of Battenberg as its first prince.
Year: 1741. This is a genuine antique map published in 1741 and not a modern copy or reprint! Attractive original hand colored antique map of Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Prussia, Belarus, Ukraine and Russia.
Methode pour apprendre facilement la Geographie, dediee a Monseigneur le Duc du Maine - Cinquieme edition (fifth edition) 1703 -. Author- Nicolas de fer. Title- Estats de la couronne de Pologne. Technique- Copperplate engraved map.
Printed in London ca 1770. This uncommon map covers the whole of the Russian Empire but emphasizes the Asian regions. Particular attention is focused on the recent discoveries in the Bering Sea (here labeled Sea of Kamtschatka).
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1809, Chez Le Priuer, Paris. Early history book which contains maps, science and a history of mythology. A classic book in which the birth and progress of idolatry is explained, and where the origin of the false gods, the heroes, and the mysteries of the fable is sought.
The plates are the result of the collaboration of Keizer and de Lat. Keizer (fl.1706-1750) was a Dutch engraver and draughtsman who moved from Amsterdam to Amelo. Together with de Lat (fl. N. T. Gravius (fl1788-c1800), a publisher from Amsterdam, acquired and re-issued their plates. ).
(I do not see a date on the map, but it is at least 1863 if not earlier as that is the date of the Book it came out of. It looks to be in pretty good condition in the map area, with some browning & roughness at its edges. ).
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This is a lovely, bright and clean genuine copper engraved map of the Topography of Olympia in ancient Greece engraved by Barbie Du Bocage for an English edition of the Travels of Anacharsis. This item has great display value and is both historic and a good bargain considering its age and condition.