Lot 6517
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Interiors, Decorative Art, Books & Prints Auction | 11 September 2020
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[DELFLAND] – [CRUQUIUS, N.S. & J.]. “T Hooge Heemraedschap van Delflant met alle de Steden, Dorpen, Ambachten, Litmaten, Polders, Blocken, Gehugten, Buerten, Hofsteden, Woningen, Boomgaerden, Tuynen, Velden, Sluyzen, Vaerten, Vlieten, Stranden, Duynen, Dy

[Delft, 1712], consisting of an engraved overview map (with title at top & 10 coats-of-arms in outer parts, ca. 51,5 x 58 cm.) in a FINE CONTEMPORARY HAND-COLOURING (partly heightened with GOLD), 25 engraved polder maps (numb. 1-25 in the plate, all ca. 51 x 58 cm.) of which 10 with large-sized coats-of-arms & 2 unnumb. engravings (together forming a title, both ca. 51,5 x 60 cm.). Large folio oblong (ca. 53,5 x 63 cm.), 18th-cent. calf with gilt-lettered “Delflant” central on both covers. – Added: a 20th-cent. index by J.A. de Brabander & C.J. van der Doef (“Kruikius in namen”. Wateringen, Historische Werkgroep “oud Wateringen & Kwintsheul”, 1993). (2x)

¶ Donkersloot-de Vrij 806. Fockema Andreae/ Van ‘t Hoff pp. 72-73. Famous large-sized wall-map (consisting of a title & 25 detailed polder maps) by the Dutch surveyor Nicolaas Samuel Cruquius (1678-1754) in co-operation with his brother Jacob Cruquius (died in 1706) depicting the polders & areas around Delft, ’s-Gravenhage, Naaldwijk & Vlaardingen bound-up with the often missing engraved OVERVIEW MAP. “De kaart, waaraan zoveel jaren werd gewerkt – de totale kostprijs bedroeg 20.000 gulden [..] – is van kartografisch hoog niveau. De schaal is voor de eerste keer in de geschiedenis van de Nederlandse kartografie op moderne wijze aangeduid [..]. De topografie is perfect weergegeven [..]” (cited from Donkersloot-de Vrij). ¶ With defects (binding dam./ worn (partly restored), both paste-downs & free end-papers renewed, a few engravings sl. frayed/ torn in outer blank margins, sl. soiled/ waterstained in outer blank margins, upper blank margin of the overview map partly cropped to the plate-mark, 2 unnumb. engravings partly soiled in the image), but nevertheless in an acceptable interior condition.

€ 2.000,00
€ 3.000,00
€ 1.600,00

Hamerprijs: € 1.600

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