Antique Map-ENGLISH CHANNEL-FRANCE-ENGLAND-Scherer-c. 1700
Antique Map-ENGLISH CHANNEL-FRANCE-ENGLAND-Scherer-c. 1700

Original Antique Maps and Prints. Description: Source unknown, to be determined. Artists and Engravers: Made by’Heinrich Scherer’ after an anonymous artist. Thereafter he obtained important positions as Official Tutor to the Royal Princes of Mantua and Bavaria. It was during his time in Munich as Tutor to the Princely house of Bavaria that his lifetimes work as a cartographer received acclaim and recognition. Scherers world atlas, the Atlas Novus, first published in Munich between 1702 and 1710 and reissued in a second edition between 1730 and 1737, forms a singularly unusual, almost revolutionary work in terms of the development of European mapmaking at the beginning of the 18th Century. Subject: Antique map, titled:’Hydrographia Canalis Marini Inter Angliam et Galiiam de Fluentis. Sheet with with two charts of the English Channel, each adorned with beautiful compass roses. The lower chart is inset with a tiny map of the region between Angers and Paris. Condition: Good, given age. Irregular left edge from binding. Please study scan carefully. Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 20.5 x 27 cm. The image size is ca. 18.2 x 23.3 cm. Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 8.1 x 10.6 inch. 7.2 x 9.2 inch. Medium: Engraving / etching with hand colouring on hand laid (verge) paper. ThePrintsCollector – Laurentius Old Master Prints Frans Laurentius, Peter Cornelissen Margo van Latum-van Dongen, Frank van Latum Located in Zeeland (Noord-Brabant) – The Netherlands. GO TO OUR STORE and explore our huge collection of fine antique maps and prints. Combined orders are possible! The item “Antique Map-ENGLISH CHANNEL-FRANCE-ENGLAND-Scherer-c. 1700″ is in sale since Tuesday, July 4, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “theprintscollector” and is located in Zeeland. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Condition: Used
  • Subject: Topographical
  • Date of Creation: Antique (Pre-1900)
  • Print Type: Engraving
  • Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
  • Size: Small (up to 12in.)
  • Original/Reproduction: Original
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