Dunkirk Northern France coast battle map c. 1630 rare broadside Dutch ships
Dunkirk Northern France coast battle map c. 1630 rare broadside Dutch ships

Dunkirk Northern France coast battle map c. 1630 rare broadside Dutch ships

De la Ville de Dunkercke ave Toutes Explications des Places & Ouevrages de dehors en Nombre de Zyffres. (France- Atlantic Ocean coast- Military battle map- militia- armies- naval ships). The distance key at. Lower right of map gives the distance from Brabant. Et f(ecit)- engravers initials are R. Rare and unusual early 17th century battle map of Dunkirk, seemingly separately issued as a broadside. Comprised on two sheets attached long ago, as issued? Appears to be a broadside. Below the detailed battle map are two extensive numbered keys (29 locations identified in each), left one in Dutch, right in French. An early paper repair on the back as well, top blank margin trimmed away. An enigmatic item, almost certainly very rare. A depiction captured in a manner entirely unique to this era. Interesting and enigmatic survival. 16 1/8″ H x 11 1/8″ W. 9 5/8″ H x 10 1/2″ W. Very old fold lines. We do not sell modern reprints. The item “Dunkirk Northern France coast battle map c. 1630 rare broadside Dutch ships” is in sale since Monday, January 14, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “oldmapsoldbooks” and is located in Dover, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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