Brittany Bretagne Morbihan France 1699 Van Keulen Large Unusual Antique Map
Brittany Bretagne Morbihan France 1699 Van Keulen Large Unusual Antique Map

Brittany Bretagne Morbihan France 1699 Van Keulen Large Unusual Antique Map

Brittany Bretagne Morbihan France 1699 Van Keulen Large Unusual Antique Map

Brittany Bretagne Morbihan France 1699 Van Keulen Large Unusual Antique Map

Brittany Bretagne Morbihan France 1699 Van Keulen Large Unusual Antique Map

Brittany Bretagne Morbihan France 1699 Van Keulen Large Unusual Antique Map

Brittany Bretagne Morbihan France 1699 Van Keulen Large Unusual Antique Map

Brittany Bretagne Morbihan France 1699 Van Keulen Large Unusual Antique Map

Brittany Bretagne Morbihan France 1699 Van Keulen Large Unusual Antique Map

Brittany Bretagne Morbihan France 1699 Van Keulen Large Unusual Antique Map

Brittany Bretagne Morbihan France 1699 Van Keulen Large Unusual Antique Map

Brittany Bretagne Morbihan France 1699 Van Keulen Large Unusual Antique Map

Title of the map. Nieuwe Pascaart Van de Zeekuften Van BRETANGNE Beginnende…. “Carte Marine de la Cistes de BRETANGNE depuis la Commancement de la Rivierre de Loire Jusqu’o Isle de Groa Pr Jooght Geometra a Amsterdam Chez Iean Van Ceulen Vendeur des Cartes Marines Vis à Vis du Pont Neuf”. Very rare large copper engraved sea chart of the southeast coast of Brittany in France, specially the department of Morbihan. Johannes Van Keulen was the most influential Dutch sea chart’s editor at the end of the 17th century. He worked with the cartographe Claes Janszoon Vooght. His major work is “Nieuwe Lichtende Zee-Fakkel” a very nice atlas in 6 volumes, describing the oceans all over the world, published in 1681. This important work results from the collaboration of Van Keulen and Vooght. The maps are illustrated by Jan Luyken. This atlas is edited between 1681 and 1684. In 1699, is edited the first French edition of this atlas with the title “Nouveau et Grand Illuminant Flambeau de la mer”. This map has been edited in this atlas. The sea charts of this atlas are very famous and were the major reference for the european navigators during the first part of the 18th century. This map extends from “Groa” (Groix) to the Loire river. The cartographe is Claes Janszoon Vooght. The map is illustrated with a nice cartouche in upper right, with the titles in Dutch and in French. In left bottom, the scales Dutch, Spanish, French and British. Quiberon seams detached from the continent. The marshlands are represented. We can see Groix island, the gulf of Morbihan, Vannes, Belle Ile named “Belle Isle”, Hoedic named ” Hedie Isle” et Houat named “Houat Isle”, Le Croisic, Lorient. In upper side of the map, in inset, the strait of Port Louis and Groix island. The page is numbered 221/2; no text on verso. Size with margins : 59,5 x 50,2 cm / 23,2 x 19,6 inches. Good condition, a small default in the center lower margin, old colors. Edited by Johannes Van Keulen, French edition, 1699, 17th Century. WE DON’T SELL LASER AND COPIES MAPS, ALL WE SELL IS ORIGINAL AND ANTIQUE. Due to the age an type of paper, some imperfections are to be expected. Please examine the images provided carefully, and if you have any questions please ask and we will be happy to help you. The item “BRITTANY BRETAGNE MORBIHAN FRANCE 1699 VAN KEULEN LARGE UNUSUAL ANTIQUE MAP” is in sale since Thursday, May 6, 2021. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in Paris. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Atlas Map
  • Year: 1699
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
  • Country/Region: France
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