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728Coming Soon!DetailsBraun and Hogenberg1571
Plan of Enkhuizen, Netherlands
Braun and Hogenberg
1571
$440.00Braun-and-HogenbergPlan-of-Enkhuizen--NetherlandsVery special and much underappreciated plan of Enkhuizen, Netherlands published by Braun and Hogenberg but probably drawn by famous cartographer Lucas Janszoon Wagenhaer and pre-dates his famous atlas the "Spiegel der Zeevaerdt". This is to our knowledge the first readily available work by Waghenaer who was born and raised in Enkhuizen, Netherlands
469Coming Soon!Detailsvan Campen, Jacob1661
Architecture Title Page
van Campen, Jacob
1661
$275.00van-Campen--JacobArchitecture-Title-PageBeautifully engraved title page to a volume of architectural drawings of the Amsterdam state house by artist Jacob Vennekool. The town hall was built by Jacob van Campen from 1648-55. The title page is adorned with putti playing trumpets and with symbols reflecting the importance of navigation and sea exploration to Amsterdam: ships, anchor, cannon, and three backstaffs, as well as two nude figures representing New World natives. Less than 50 years earlier, in 1614 the Dutch had founded a trading post in lower Manhattan that would later be call 'New Amsterdam'. <BR> </BR> This page was published by Frederick de Widt (de Wit) in Amsterdam ca. 1661. Wit, a printer, publisher, and map seller, is well known today for the atlases and charts he published from Amsterdam in the mid to late 17th century.
472Coming Soon!DetailsLuyken, Jan1694
de Bootsgesel
Luyken, Jan
1694
$75.00Luyken--Jande-BootsgeselSmall engraved print from a book of professions produced in 1694. Shows a Venetian sailor, with glass in hand (discarded bottles below) on shore with his sea chest. With a small poem below that ends in ' Myn Godt ! '. (Dutch translations accepted :] ). <br><br/> By Amsterdam artists Jan and Casper Luyken in 'Spiegel van het Menselyk Bedryf.' Page 298.
920Coming Soon!DetailsVianen, Jan van1698
Title Page from Claudii Ptolemaei Tabulae Geographicae…
Vianen, Jan van
1698
$250.00Vianen--Jan-vanTitle-Page-from-Claudii-Ptolemaei-Tabulae-Geographicae…Antique engraved print. Beautiful copperplate engraved title page from Claudii Ptolemaei Tabulae Geographicae Orbis Terrarum Veteribus Cogniti, engraved by Jan van Vianen. Published by François Halma & Willem van den Water, Utrecht & Leonard Strick, Franeker, in 1698.
921Coming Soon!DetailsSauzet, Henri du1734
Title Page from Mercator's Atlas Minor
Sauzet, Henri du
1734
$100.00Sauzet--Henri-duTitle-Page-from-Mercator-s-Atlas-MinorAntique engraved Dutch title page from Du Sauzet's Latin edition of Gerard Mercator's 'Atlas Minor'. Amsterdam. Dated within to 1734. Decorated with goddesses representing various geographical regions: Africa, Asia, Europa, Magalanica, Mexican, and Peruana,
480Coming Soon!DetailsGroenewegen, Gerritt1791
Een eenmast koopvaardy Hoeker
Groenewegen, Gerritt
1791
$175.00Groenewegen--GerrittEen-eenmast-koopvaardy-HoekerSmall, nicely detailed copperplate etching of a Dutch two-masted merchant Hoeker with the mainsail partially furled. From a series of 84 engravings published in seven volumes from 1787 to 1791 by Gerritt Groenewegen (1754 - 1826): "Verscheide soorten van Hollandse Vaartuigen". Note from the stern view the gaff-rigged mizzen-mast and the steering tiller. <BR> </BR> On chain-laid paper with a fleur-de-lis watermark. From volume 'B' number 5.
481Coming Soon!DetailsGroenewegen, Gerritt1791
Driemast Hoeker Zeylende voor de wind
Groenewegen, Gerritt
1791
$175.00Groenewegen--GerrittDriemast-Hoeker-Zeylende-voor-de-windSmall beautifully detailed etching of a large Dutch three-masted merchant Hoeker running before the wind. From a series of 84 engravings published in seven volumes from 1787 to 1791 by Gerritt Groenewegen (1754 - 1826): "Verscheide soorten van Hollandse Vaartuigen". Note the gaff-rigged mizzen-mast, the long steering tiller, and clothes drying above the cabin. <BR> </BR> On chain-laid paper with a fleur-de-lis watermark. From volume C, number 8.
482Coming Soon!DetailsGroenewegen, Gerritt1791
een Kat of houthaalder zyn anker opwindende
Groenewegen, Gerritt
1791
$165.00Groenewegen--Gerritteen-Kat-of-houthaalder-zyn-anker-opwindendeSmall detailed etched engraving of a large Dutch three-masted kat with the crew hauling the wood-stocked anchor at the port bow. From a series of 84 engravings published in seven volumes from 1787 to 1791 by Gerritt Groenewegen (1754 - 1826): "Verscheide soorten van Hollandse Vaartuigen". Note that the maisail and foresail are furled and the topsails are at right angle- probably to help the vesel stay in place while weighing anchor. <BR> </BR> On chain-laid paper with a fleur-de-lis watermark. From volume E, number 10.
483Coming Soon!DetailsGroenewegen, Gerritt1791
Boot Schip, zeylende voor de wind
Groenewegen, Gerritt
1791
$195.00Groenewegen--GerrittBoot-Schip--zeylende-voor-de-windSmall detailed etching of a large Dutch three-masted ship (Boot Schip) running with a heavy breeze from astern- the crew attending to the main top-gallant sail- probably reefing the sail due to the heavy weather. From a series of 84 engravings published in seven volumes from 1787 to 1791 by Gerritt Groenewegen (1754 - 1826): "Verscheide soorten van Hollandse Vaartuigen". <BR> </BR> On chain-laid paper with a fleur-de-lis watermark. From volume E, number 8.
484Coming Soon!DetailsGroenewegen, Gerritt1791
Koopvaardy-buys Zeylende by de wind
Groenewegen, Gerritt
1791
$175.00Groenewegen--GerrittKoopvaardy-buys-Zeylende-by-de-windEtching of a Dutch three-masted square-rigged ship running on port tack. <BR> </BR> From a series of 84 engravings published in seven volumes from 1787 to 1791 by Gerritt Groenewegen (1754 - 1826): "Verscheide soorten van Hollandse Vaartuigen". <BR> </BR> On chain-laid paper with a fleur-de-lis watermark. From volume E, number 6.
485Coming Soon!DetailsGroenewegen, Gerritt1791
een Veerpont
Groenewegen, Gerritt
1791
$225.00Groenewegen--Gerritteen-VeerpontDetailed etching of a small ferry with both sails and a sweep, or large oar, used to propel and steer the vessel. The ferry is laden with horse-drawn carriages and passengers. <BR> </BR> From a series of 84 engravings published in seven volumes from 1787 to 1791 by Gerritt Groenewegen (1754 - 1826): "Verscheide soorten van Hollandse Vaartuigen". <BR> </BR> On chain-laid paper with a fleur-de-lis watermark. From volume F, number 12.
486Coming Soon!DetailsGroenewegen, Gerritt1791
Barkentyn Zeylende by de wind
Groenewegen, Gerritt
1791
$215.00Groenewegen--GerrittBarkentyn-Zeylende-by-de-windSmall detailed etching of a two-masted 'barkentine' running with in rough weather on starboard tack. In today's terminology this vessel would likely be considered as a brig, a two-masted vessel with square rigged fore and main masts and a gaff-rigged sail on the main mast. <BR> </BR> From a series of 84 engravings published in seven volumes from 1787 to 1791 by Gerritt Groenewegen (1754 - 1826): "Verscheide soorten van Hollandse Vaartuigen". <BR> </BR> On chain-laid paper with a fleur-de-lis watermark. From volume E, number 7.
487Coming Soon!DetailsGroenewegen, Gerritt1791
een Beurtschip
Groenewegen, Gerritt
1791
$185.00Groenewegen--Gerritteen-BeurtschipSmall detailed etching of a "beurtschip" or sailing barge. Built with a flat bottom and leeboards to compensate for lack of a keel, the beurtship could carry passengers or freight. <BR> </BR> From a series of 84 engravings published in seven volumes from 1787 to 1791 by Gerritt Groenewegen (1754 - 1826): "Verscheide soorten van Hollandse Vaartuigen". <BR> </BR> On chain-laid paper with a fleur-de-lis watermark. From volume F, number 9.
391Coming Soon!DetailsHuggins, W.J.1842
Ships of the General Steam Navigation Company, Off Rotterdam.
Huggins, W.J.
1842
$600.00Huggins--W-J-Ships-of-the-General-Steam-Navigation-Company--Off-Rotterdam-Hand-colored aquatint by William John Huggins from 1842 of the steamers Giraffe and Ocean in Rotterdam Harbor. In the foreground a small boat is shown ferrying passengers dressed in Dutch clothing of that era. <BR> </BR> The steam side-wheelers Giraffe and Ocean were both launched in 1836 and operated as mail steamers for the General Steam Navigation Company (GSNC) . The Giraffe later saw service during the U.S. Civil War when it was purchased by the Confederate Treasury. This vessel was later controlled by the Confederate War Department. She was renamed the Robert E. Lee and used as a rebel blockade runner to transport arms and other supplies between Bermuda and Wilmington during the early 1860s. <BR> </BR> The GSNC was founded in 1824 in Greenwich, England. For 150 years the firm was London's top short-sea shipping service with routes between the ports of Britain and north west Europe. <BR> </BR> Attribution line below the print reads: "Painted by W.J. Huggins, marine painter to his late majesty William IV. London. Published by Mr. Huggins 105 Leadenhall Street. 1842. Engraved by E. Duncan."