France

  • 1675 - Anonymous

    Anonymous:  Erschrecklicher und Erbärmlicher Schaw Platz Verüblter Frantzösischer Schandt Brandt und...

    circa 1675

    Extremely rare, large engraved pamphlet on 4 sheets joined. Shows dramatic scenes during the French-Dutch War (1672-1679). The unusual dramatic scenes of violence for this time of printmaking are...

    Erschrecklicher und Erbärmlicher Schaw Platz Verüblter Frantzösischer...
    11205

    Extremely rare, large pamphlet of the French-Dutch War. Printed on 4 sheets in the year 1675.

    2 800,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  La Ville et Chasteau de Nice

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A rare and early woodcut view of Nice in the Provance. Ruled in brown ink. Extremely fine cut for a woodcut view.This woodcut was published in La Cosmographie Universelle de tout le monde ,...

    La Ville et Chasteau de Nice
    11627

    Antique woodcut town view of Nice, Provence. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    1 250,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Le Pourtraict de la Ville de Marseille

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A rare and early woodcut view of Marseille in the Provence. Decorated with several ship in the harbour and on the sea. To the left two keys describing the main buildings and places. Ruled in brown...

    Le Pourtraict de la Ville de Marseille
    11667

    Antique woodcut town view of Marseille, Provence. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    1 200,00 €
  • 1740 - George Louis le Rouge

    George Louis le Rouge:  Plan de Lille, de la Citadelle Et de ses Environs. A Paris chez le Rouge ...

    le Rouge, Paris, circa 1740

    A rare large separate published plan of Lille by G. L. le Rouge. Showing the fortified city with the fortress, with the adjacent streets, title on top, a key from 1 to 55 on bottom describing...

    Plan de Lille, de la Citadelle Et de ses Environs. A Paris chez le Rouge...
    11077

    Antique map of Lille. Printed in Paris by le Rouge circa 1740.

    900,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Description Generale de Toute la France

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A large and rare woodcut map of France with parts of Switzerland. Based on Ortelius' first map of France from Theatrum Orbis Terrarum , but much rarer than the Ortelius map. Extremely fine cut for...

    Description Generale de Toute la France
    11679

    Antique woodcut map of France. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    900,00 €
  • 1739 - Homann Erben

    Homann Erben:  Carte Topographique des Environs & du Plan de Paris ... Karte von der Gegend und Gundris der...

    Homann Erben, Nuremberg, 1739

    Very detailed and scarce plan of Paris with surroundings by Homann's Heirs. Based on the map of Delagrive from the year 1738. Above the title in French and German, as well as a key listing 63...

    Carte Topographique des Environs & du Plan de Paris ... Karte von der...
    11766

    Old coloured map of Paris, Ile-de-France. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann Erben in 1739.

    800,00 €
  • 1743 - George Louis le Rouge

    George Louis le Rouge:  Les environs du Vieux Brisac, La Position de l'Isle de Rheinach ... Le Rouge Ing.r Geographe du...

    le Rouge, Paris, 1743

    A rare separately issued plan of Vieux-Brisach and Neuf-Brisach by Le Rouge. Showing the fortified cities with the very detailed course of the river Rhine in between. We only could locate a handful...

    Les environs du Vieux Brisac, La Position de l'Isle de Rheinach ... Le...
    11056

    Antique map of Neuf-Brisach, Vieux-Brisach. Printed in Paris by le Rouge in 1743.

    700,00 €
  • 1737 - Franz Joseph Weis

    Franz Joseph Weis:  Pagi Et Exstantiores Quidam Comitatus Veteris Alamanniae Et Burgundiae Transiuranae Qui Augustae...

    Vienna, 1737

    A rare, large and detailed engraved map of the three country corner of Switzerland, France and Germany. The map shows the territory of the Habsburg dynasty during the 13th Century and comes from...

    Pagi Et Exstantiores Quidam Comitatus Veteris Alamanniae Et Burgundiae...
    11274

    Coloured map of the territory of the Habsburg dynasty during the 13th century. Published in Vienna in 1737.

    690,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Description du pays d'Auvergne

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A rare and beautiful circular woodcut map of the Auvergne in central France. With west on top, it shows the river system of the Allier with Clermont-Ferrand in the background. The woodcut is based...

    Description du pays d'Auvergne
    11653

    Antique woodcut map of the Auvergne. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    650,00 €
  • 1584 - Abraham Ortelius

    Abraham Ortelius:  Senensis Ditionis Accurata Descriptio / Corsica / Marcha Anconae, olim Picenum 1572

    Antwerp, 1584

    Nice original old coloured map of Corsica, part of Tuscany around Siena and the Ancona region by Abraham Ortelius. From the 1584 Latin edition of Theatrum Orbis Terrarum , Latin text on verso.

    Senensis Ditionis Accurata Descriptio / Corsica / Marcha Anconae, olim...
    11340

    Old coloured map of Ancona, Tuscany, Sienna, Corsica. Printed in Antwerp in the year 1584.

    520,00 €
  • 1700 - Gerard Valk

    Gerard Valk:  Provincia Supremarum Galliae Praefecturarum una Vulgariter Gouvernement de Provence ...

    Amsterdam, circa 1700

    Detailed, old coloured map of the Provence, Côte d'Azur by Gerard Valk. Shows the coastline from the Rhône estuary, Marseille, Toulon, Hyères to Nice, as well as the cities of Arles,...

    Provincia Supremarum Galliae Praefecturarum una Vulgariter Gouvernement...
    11750

    Old coloured map of the Provence, Cote d'Azur. Printed in Amsterdam circa 1700.

    480,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Pourtraict ou plan de la ville de Chartres

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A rare and early woodcut view of Chartres, Centre-Val de Loire. Ruled in brown ink. An extensive key to the bottom describing the main buildings and places. Extremely fine cut for a woodcut view....

    Pourtraict ou plan de la ville de Chartres
    11631

    Antique woodcut town view of Chartres, Centre-Val de Loire. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    450,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  La Ville Cité et Universite d'Orleans / Le vray Pourtraict de la ville d'Orleans

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A rare and early woodcut view of Orléans, Centre-Val de Loire. Ruled in brown ink. Decorated with a title cartouche, a cartouche containing the key, a coat-of-arms of the city and many ships on the...

    La Ville Cité et Universite d'Orleans / Le vray Pourtraict de la ville...
    11634

    Antique woodcut town view of Orleans, Centre-Val de Loire. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    450,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  La Cite de Valence en Dauphine / Le vray Pourtraict de la Ville et Cite de Valence

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A rare and early woodcut view of Valence in the Dauphiné region in the department Drôme. Ruled in brown ink. Decorated with a title cartouche, two coat-of-arms of the city and many ships on the...

    La Cite de Valence en Dauphine / Le vray Pourtraict de la Ville et Cite...
    11665

    Antique woodcut town view of Valence, Drome, Dauphine. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    420,00 €
  • 1634 - Willem Janszoon Blaeu

    Willem Janszoon Blaeu:  Corsica

    W. J. Blaeu, Amsterdam, 1634

    First state of Blaeu's map of Corsica, published 1634 in the German edition of Atlas Novus . State in which map itself has no separate title, only letterpress title above. Later editions have...

    Corsica
    11438

    Coloured map of Corse, Corsica. Printed in Amsterdam by W. J. Blaeu in 1634.

    400,00 €
  • 1574 - Sebastian Münster

    Sebastian Münster:  Die Statt Paris etlicher mass figuriert und contrafehtet nach ietziger gelegenheit

    Heinrich Petri, Basle, 1574

    Large, early woodcut view of the fortified city of Paris by Sebastian Munster on the full double sheet. The view is surrounded by an elaborate Gothic border. From the German edition of Sebastian...

    Die Statt Paris etlicher mass figuriert und contrafehtet nach ietziger...
    11459

    Antique woodcut town view of Paris. Printed in Basle by Heinrich Petri in 1574.

    390,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Le Pourtraict de la Ville Rouen

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A rare and early woodcut view of Rouen in the Normandy (Normandie). Ruled in brown ink. Decorated a coat-of-arms of the city and many ships on the Seine river. Extremely fine cut for a woodcut...

    Le Pourtraict de la Ville Rouen
    11646

    Antique woodcut town view of Rouen, Normandie. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    390,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Le Pourtraict de la ville Dieppe

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A rare and early woodcut view of Dieppe in the Normandy (Normandie). Ruled in brown ink. Decorated with many ships and the rising sun in the background. Extremely fine cut for a woodcut view. An...

    Le Pourtraict de la ville Dieppe
    11647

    Antique woodcut town view of Dieppe, Normandie. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    390,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Le vray Pourtraict de la Ville de Grenoble

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A rare and early woodcut view of Grenoble in the Rhône-Alpes region. Ruled in brown ink. Extremely fine cut for a woodcut view. An extensive key to the top right describing the main buildings and...

    Le vray Pourtraict de la Ville de Grenoble
    11663

    Antique woodcut town view of Grenoble, Rhone-Alpes. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    390,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Pourtraict de la ville,& ancienne Cité de Lyon

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A rare and early woodcut view of Lyon in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region. Ruled in brown ink. Decorated with a coat-of-arms and framed by a beautiful renaissance woodcut border. A key to the bottom...

    Pourtraict de la ville,& ancienne Cité de Lyon
    11662

    Antique woodcut town view of Lyon, Lyonnais. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    380,00 €
  • 1720 - Johann Baptist Homann

    Johann Baptist Homann:  Tabula Aquitaniae complectens Gubernationem Guiennae et Vasconiae

    J. B. Homann, Nuremberg, circa 1720

    Beautiful antique map of southwest France. Shows the former Roman province of Gallia Aquitania from Royan with the Gironde, via Bordeaux to the Pyrenees in the south and the Mediterranean in the...

    Tabula Aquitaniae complectens Gubernationem Guiennae et Vasconiae
    11792

    Old coloured map of Bordeaux. Printed in Nuremberg by J. B. Homann circa 1720.

    380,00 €
  • 1734 - Homann Erben

    Homann Erben:  Theatrum Belli ad Rhenum superior nec non munimentorum tum Imperialium, tum Gallicorum...

    Homann Erben, Nuremberg, 1734

    Old colored antique map of the Upper Rhine from Mannheim to Basel. Surrounded by fortification plans of the cities of Mannheim, Philippsburg, Altbreisach, Freiburg, Landau, Strasbourg, Neubreisch,...

    Theatrum Belli ad Rhenum superior nec non munimentorum tum Imperialium,...
    11796

    Old coloured map of the Upper Rhine, Baden-Württemberg. Printed in Nuremberg by Homann Erben in 1734.

    380,00 €
  • 1580 - Braun & Hogenberg

    Braun & Hogenberg:  Mons. - Montes, Hannoniae Metropolis. / Arras. - Atrebatum, Episcopalis et Metropolitica Artesiae...

    Cologne, circa 1580

    Two cityviews on one sheet: Bergen / Mons in Hainaut, Belgium and Arras, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, North of France engraved and published by Braun & Hogenberg. Beautiful original colour. German text on...

    Mons. - Montes, Hannoniae Metropolis. / Arras. - Atrebatum, Episcopalis...
    10149

    Old coloured town view of Bergen, Belgium, Arras. Printed in Cologne circa 1580.

    350,00 €
  • 1575 - Francois de Belleforest

    Francois de Belleforest:  Pourtraict ou plan de la ville de Chasteaudun

    Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius, Paris, 1575

    A rare and early woodcut view of Châteaudun, Centre-Val de Loire. Ruled in brown ink. An extensive key to the bottom describing the main buildings and places. Extremely fine cut for a woodcut view....

    Pourtraict ou plan de la ville de Chasteaudun
    11632

    Antique woodcut town view of Chateaudun, Centre-Val de Loire. Printed in Paris by Nicolas Chesneau, Michel Sonnius in 1575.

    350,00 €
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