1661 Nicolas Sanson Large Antique Map of the Lorraine Region of France

1661 Nicolas Sanson Large Antique Map of the Lorraine Region of France

1661 Nicolas Sanson Large Antique Map of the Lorraine Region of France

Sanson, Nicolas 1600 – 1667. 23in x 18in (585mm x 475mm). (A) Very Good Condition. This original copper-plate engraved antique map of the Lorraine region of France was engraved by Louis Cordier in 1661 – dated – and was published by Nicholas Sanson in his atlas Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde. Paper thickness and quality: – Heavy and stable Paper color : – off white Age of map color: – Original Colors used: – Yellow, green, pink, orange General color appearance: – Authentic Paper size: – 23in x 18in (585mm x 475mm) Plate size: – 20in x 17in (510mm x 415mm) Margins: – Min 1/2in (12mm). Margins: – None Plate area: – None Verso: – Small restoration along centerfold. Background: Lorraine is a cultural and historical region in north-eastern France, now located in the administrative region of Grand Est. Lorraines name stems from the medieval kingdom of Lotharingia, which in turn was named for either Emperor Lothair I or King Lothair II. It later was ruled as the Duchy of Lorraine before the Kingdom of France annexed it in 1766. Sanson, Nicolas 1600 – 1667 Sanson was a French cartographer, termed by some the creator of French geography, in which he\\\’s been called the father of French cartography. He was born of an old Picardy family of Scottish descent, at Abbeville, on 20 (or 31) December 1600, and was educated by the Jesuits at Amiens. In 1627 he attracted the attention of Richelieu by a map of Gaul which he had constructed (or at least begun) while only eighteen. Sanson was royal geographer. He gave lessons in geography both to Louis XIII and to Louis XIV; and when Louis XIII, it is said, came to Abbeville, he preferred to be the guest of Sanson (then employed on the fortifications), instead of occupying the lodgings provided by the town. At the conclusion of this visit the king made Sanson a councillor of state. Active from 1627, Sanson issued his first map of importance, the Postes de France, which was published by Melchior Tavernier in 1632. After publishing several general atlases himself he became the associate of Pierre Mariette, a publisher of prints. In 1647 Sanson accused the Jesuit Philippe Labbe of plagiarizing him in his Pharus Galliae Antiquae; in 1648 he lost his eldest son Nicolas, killed during the Fronde. Among the friends of his later years was the great Condé. He died in Paris on 7 July 1667. Two younger sons, Adrien d. 1708 and Guillaume d. 1703, succeeded him as geographers to the king. In 1692 Hubert Jaillot collected Sansons maps in an Atlas nouveau. Paris: Chez Pierre Mariette, OCLC 32881783 Sanson, Nicolas (1658), Cartes générales de toutes les parties du monde, Paris: P. Mariette, OCLC 11510414 – Tables geographiques des divisions du globe terrestre (1677). Please note all items auctioned are genuine, we do not sell reproductions. A Certificate of Authenticity (COA) can be issued on request. What is an Antique Map. The word Antique in the traditional sense refers to an item that is more than a hundred years old. The majority of antique maps for sale today come from books or atlases and have survived due to the protection offered by the hardback covers. The first thing to determine when staring a collection or purchasing an item, is what is important to you. Most collectors prefer to build their collections around a theme. You may decide to collect maps from one region or country, charting its development through time. Similarly you could collect maps of one particular period in time, by type i. Sea or celestial charts or by cartographer. The collector might also want to consider the theme of cartographical misconceptions such as California as an island or Australia as Terra Australis or the Great Southern Land. The subject is so wide that any would-be-collector has almost endless possibilities to find his own little niche within the field, and thereby build a rewarding collection. Starting a collection & pricing. Pricing is based on a number of different factors, the most important of which is regional. In any series of maps the most valuable are usually the World Map and the America/North America. The World because it is usually the most decorative and America because it has the strongest regional market. Other factors that come into play re: price is rarity, age, size, historical importance, decorative value (colour) and overall condition and quality of paper it is printed on. As specialised dealers, we frequently work with first time map buyers who are just starting their collection. Classical Images was founded 1998 and has built an excellent reputation for supplying high quality original antiquarian maps, historical atlases, antique books and prints. We carry an extensive inventory of antiquarian collectibles from the 15th to 19th century. Our collection typically includes rare books and decorative antique maps and prints by renowned cartographers, authors and engravers. Specific items not listed may be sourced on request. Classical Images adheres to the Codes of Ethics outlined by the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA). We are a primarily an online based enterprise, however our inventory may be viewed by appointment. Attention Sellers – Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. Com. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “searching01″ and is located in this country: AU. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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Original Antique Print Harbor Map of Bouc France Joseph Roux

Original Antique Print Harbor Map of Bouc France Joseph Roux

Original Antique Print Harbor Map of Bouc France Joseph Roux

Original Antique Print Harbor Map of Bouc France Joseph Roux

Original Antique Print Harbor Map of Bouc France Joseph Roux

Original Copper Engraving Harbor Plan Print originates from “Recueil des Principaux Plans des Ports et Rades de la Mer Méditerranée. ” by Joseph Roux of the edition of 1764. Original Antique Map Print – Copper Engraving Print – Vintage Map Print – Historical Atlas Print – Harbor Plan Print. Original Copper Engraving Harbor Plan Print originates from &#####x201D;Recueil des Principaux Plans des Ports et Rades de la Mer M&#######xE9;diterran&#######xE9;e &#####x2026;&#####x201D; by Joseph Roux of the edition of 1804. The charts are engraved rather coarsely, contain little nautical information and have different scales and orientation, due to the small size of the charts. They provide no geographical coordinates, have a central rose of eight or sixteen winds, and present typical features of the previous century, such as profiles of conspicuous buildings or villages, drawn in perspective within the coastline. Joseph Roux was born in 1725 in Marseille, France to Joseph Roux, who worked as a hydrographer, and Magdaleine Senequier. &#####x201D; It was probably around the mid-18th century when Joseph earned the title of &#####x201C;Hydrographe du Roi&#####x201D; meaning Hydrographer to the King. In 1764, Joseph published a folio of twelve Mediterranean charts which were used for a number of years after their publication. Copies were even used on HMS Victory in 1803 and 1805, as well as on HMS Shannon. Joseph was also known to paint, though not as frequently as his son or grandchildren. Two such works, oil paintings titled Bonhomme Richard vs Serapis and Naval Engagement between a British East Indiaman and a French Warship, exist at the Peabody Essex Museum and showcase Joseph’s skill as a painter. Joseph died in 1793 in Marseille. Size: 6.69&#####x201D; x 9.05&#####x201D; inches / 17 cm x 23 cm. Check our other products. 1890s E W Baker Cabinet Card Young Woman Portrait Placerville California. 1852 Antique Print Germany Hamburg Billmark Lithograph. Original Antique Map 1770 Russia China Japan Korea Mattias Seutter Tobias Lotter. Antique Photograph Cabinet Card CDV Boy Portrait Cookstown Ireland Photo Gifts. Antique Photograph Cabinet Card CDV Lady Portrait Kasauli Punjab Photo Gifts. Antique Photograph Cabinet Card CDV Family Portrait Bargate Boston Photo Gifts. Antique Photograph Cabinet Card CDV Gentleman Portrait Santa Barbara California. Antique Photograph Cabinet Card CDV Lady Portrait San Francisco California. Antique Photograph Cabinet Card CDV Girl Portrait Napa California. Antique Photograph Cabinet Card CDV Lady Portrait Oakland California. Antique Photograph Cabinet Card CDV Boy Portrait Boy San Francisco Photo Gifts. Authenticity: We sell original and authentic art and do not sell reproductions. Material: It comes printed on authentic antique paper. Condition: The Antique Picture for sale here is in very good condition due to age and ageing it may showcase a sign of imperfection like some age toning and /or foxing (foxing is the micro dotes that may in area of an antique picture on paper) that adds to its minimal impact. PostNord offers a tracking link to ensure peace of mind. Specializing in Antique Prints, Maps, Drawings, and Photography we are based in Sweden and are excited to make new friends worldwide. Listing and template services provided by inkFrog. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “finengraver” and is located in this country: SE. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Type: Topographical Map
  • Format: Atlas Map
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Joseph Roux
  • Printing Technique: Engraving
  • Year: 1764
  • Date Range: 1700
  • Original / Reproduktion: Antique Original
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PARIS 1714 FRANCE by NICOLAS DE FER RARE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED CITY MAP 18TH CENTURY

PARIS 1714 FRANCE by NICOLAS DE FER RARE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED CITY MAP 18TH CENTURY

PARIS 1714 FRANCE by NICOLAS DE FER RARE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED CITY MAP 18TH CENTURY

PARIS 1714 FRANCE by NICOLAS DE FER RARE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED CITY MAP 18TH CENTURY

PARIS 1714 FRANCE by NICOLAS DE FER RARE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED CITY MAP 18TH CENTURY

PARIS 1714 FRANCE by NICOLAS DE FER RARE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED CITY MAP 18TH CENTURY

PARIS 1714 FRANCE by NICOLAS DE FER RARE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED CITY MAP 18TH CENTURY

PARIS 1714 FRANCE by NICOLAS DE FER RARE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED CITY MAP 18TH CENTURY

PARIS 1714 FRANCE by NICOLAS DE FER RARE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED CITY MAP 18TH CENTURY

PARIS 1714 FRANCE by NICOLAS DE FER RARE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED CITY MAP 18TH CENTURY

PARIS 1714 FRANCE by NICOLAS DE FER RARE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED CITY MAP 18TH CENTURY

PARIS 1714 FRANCE by NICOLAS DE FER RARE ANTIQUE ENGRAVED CITY MAP 18TH CENTURY

Title of the plan. QUATRIEME PLAN DE LA VILLE DE PARIS Son Accroissement et l’etat ou elle étoit sous le Regne de PHILIPPE AUGUSTE, qui mourut l’an 1223, apres avoir regne 43 ans. TIRE de Rigord, de Knobelsderf, de Rodolphe Boteree, de Raoul, de Praesles, de Paul Merula, de Guaquin, de Pithou, de Papire Masson, de Corrozet, de Dubreuil, de Duchesne, des mémoriaux et autres anciens Registres de Chambre des comptes et des Archives de l’Archeveché du Chapitre de N. Dame et des Anciennes Abbayes. A PARIS Chez le Sr. De Fer dans l’Isle du Palais sur le Quay de l’Orloge a la Sphere Royale 1714. From L’Atlas Curieux ou le Monde représente dans des Cartes Générales et particulières du Ciel et de la terre Divisée tant en ses quatre Principales Parties que par Estats et provinces… De Fer, Géografe de Monseigneur le Dauphin… Dédié à Nos seigneurs les Enfants de France… A Paris chez l’auteur dans l’Isle du Palais, edited in 1717, Paris. Nicolas de Fer has realised 8 plans to describe the evolution of the history of Paris. This one, the Fourth plan, describes Paris under Philippe Auguste at the beginning of the 12th century. Under Philippe Auguste, Paris expanded further. The wall is larger, integrated in Paris the suburbs to the north as to the south. According to Nicolas de Fer, large gardens would emerge at the extension of the Louvre. One can see the cathedral Notre Dame, while in the previuous plan, only a space in the island of the city stood out. The road network is beginning to increase. On left side, a table of the main edifices listed by letters. We have joined to the map, the antique explication established by N. His earliest wellknown map of the canal de Languedoc, realised in 1669. De Fer has created this map when he was in service of the King of France Louis XIV. In 1697, he published his first world atlas. In 1695, De Fer, with several other notable French mapmakers, became founding contributors to the French Bureau of Maps and Plans. This bureau, created to deal with the technical and strategic problems of overseas commerce and exploration, was part of the Royal Academy of Sciences and Ministry of the Navy and Colonies. Size with margins : 26,7 x 39,5 cm / 10,2 x 15,3 inches. Condition : very good condition, in colors, large margins. 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. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Year: 1714
  • Date Range: 1700-1799
  • City: Paris
  • Country/Region: France
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French Wine Map Les Vins de France Bourgogne

Date: 1980s (circa) Paris. Size: 43 x 28 inches (109 x 71 cm). This colorful vintage poster features wines from the Bourgogne (Burgundy) region of France, famous for some of the finest wines in the world. The poster gaily depicts this historical region in southeastern France, tracing the river systems which water it and naming each area and the wine for which it is famous. While most famous for its burgundy wines, the region also produces pinot noirs, Beaujolais, Chardonnay, and Chablis all of which are reflected in the vignettes of the poster. The region is crisscrossed by a network of canals and features stunning grand chateaux, many of which have been converted to luxury hotels. All these features are reflected in the poster. The capital of the region is Dijon, famed for its mustard, and is home to the Palace of the Dukes Musée des Beaux-Arts was established in 1787. Condition: This brightly colored linen-backed vintage poster is in immaculate condition. The map has been linen-backed for preservation and presentation purposes. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “newworldcartographic” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Vietnam, Uruguay.
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
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Large 1700's Italian Map of Brittany, Nomandie France & England Unknown Maker

Large 1700's Italian Map of Brittany, Nomandie France & England Unknown Maker

Large 1700's Italian Map of Brittany, Nomandie France & England Unknown Maker

Large 1700's Italian Map of Brittany, Nomandie France & England Unknown Maker

Large 1700's Italian Map of Brittany, Nomandie France & England Unknown Maker

Large 1700's Italian Map of Brittany, Nomandie France & England Unknown Maker

A very nice map and does not have a maker that I can see. About 25.5″ x 19″. Good condition and light to normal wear. Stamp from the National School of Fine Arts in Paris. A crease on the upper right corner of the margin. Original 18th Century map. I focus on happy repeat customers and try to ensure all are happy. We mark down prices after most items are active for 30 days so encourage you to come back. If the item is not old I say so and also state defects. You can always learn more in this business. If I make a mistake, and we all will from time to time, I will take total responsibility. We follow the law and do things right! This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “wills1n4″ and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Sheet Map
  • Date Range: 1700-1799
  • Country/Region: England. France
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FRANCE ARIEGE DEPARTEMENT FOIX 1841 by DONNET VERY LARGE ANTIQUE MAP

FRANCE ARIEGE DEPARTEMENT FOIX 1841 by DONNET VERY LARGE ANTIQUE MAP

FRANCE ARIEGE DEPARTEMENT FOIX 1841 by DONNET VERY LARGE ANTIQUE MAP

FRANCE ARIEGE DEPARTEMENT FOIX 1841 by DONNET VERY LARGE ANTIQUE MAP

FRANCE ARIEGE DEPARTEMENT FOIX 1841 by DONNET VERY LARGE ANTIQUE MAP

FRANCE ARIEGE DEPARTEMENT FOIX 1841 by DONNET VERY LARGE ANTIQUE MAP

FRANCE ARIEGE DEPARTEMENT FOIX 1841 by DONNET VERY LARGE ANTIQUE MAP

FRANCE ARIEGE DEPARTEMENT FOIX 1841 by DONNET VERY LARGE ANTIQUE MAP

Very large antique and detailed copper engraved map of the departement of Ariège, region sud ouest, France. In top center, the coat of arms of Foix, the main city of the departement. In down left, a nice view of Foix. The map is drawn by Donnet, and engraved by Malo and Benard. Size with margins : 68,2 x 53,5 cm / 26,7 x 20,8 inches. Condition : good condition, handed colored. Edition : Paris, Atlas des Départements de la France, edited by Dusillion & Binet, 1841, 19th 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. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Features: Antique
  • Format: Atlas Map
  • Topic: Antiques
  • Year: 1841
  • Date Range: 1800-1899
  • Country/Region: France
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Valois France 1617 Jean Le Clerc Large Unusual Antique Map 17th Century

Valois France 1617 Jean Le Clerc Large Unusual Antique Map 17th Century

Valois France 1617 Jean Le Clerc Large Unusual Antique Map 17th Century

Valois France 1617 Jean Le Clerc Large Unusual Antique Map 17th Century

Valois France 1617 Jean Le Clerc Large Unusual Antique Map 17th Century

Valois France 1617 Jean Le Clerc Large Unusual Antique Map 17th Century

Valois France 1617 Jean Le Clerc Large Unusual Antique Map 17th Century

Valois France 1617 Jean Le Clerc Large Unusual Antique Map 17th Century

Valois France 1617 Jean Le Clerc Large Unusual Antique Map 17th Century

Valois France 1617 Jean Le Clerc Large Unusual Antique Map 17th Century

Valois France 1617 Jean Le Clerc Large Unusual Antique Map 17th Century

Title of the map. “DESCRIPTION DU PAIS DE VALOIS”. Large unusual and detailed copper engraved map the Valois, in France, by. The map was drawn by Damien de Templeux. The Valois is an historical region near Paris, the map extends from Soissons in north to Chateau-Thierry in east, Meaux in south, and Compiegne in north. Jean IV Le Clerc was an engraver, bookseller and publisher in Paris and Tours. Son of the parisian printer and print publisher Jean III Le Clerc, brother of the librarian and print publisher David Le Clerc. Baptized on August 16, 1560, he belongs to the family of the Parisian engraver François Desprez and the painter Jérôme Bollery. Between 1590 and 1594, he worked for the printer-librarian Maurice Bouguereau for the production of “Le Théatre François”. He got in 1619 the privilege of six years to engrave the maps of the provinces of France and the portraits of the patriarchs and princes of the Hebrew people with chronological history. He published, engravings of Jacques Granthomme, Pierre I Firens, Leonard Gaultier and Thomas de Leu. H e died in Paris in 1621 or 1622. His son Jean V Le Clerc, also an engraver and publisher of prints, was a bookseller in 1618. The maps of Le Clerc are the first printed maps of the regions of France. Size with margins : 55,6 x 42 cm / 21,6 x 16,5 inches. Condition : very good condition, in colors. 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. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “efi6″ and is located in this country: FR. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Year: 1617
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
  • Country/Region: France
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1628 Jan Jansson Antique Map of the Picardy Region of France

1628 Jan Jansson Antique Map of the Picardy Region of France

1628 Jan Jansson Antique Map of the Picardy Region of France

1628 Jan Jansson Antique Map of the Picardy Region of France

22in x 17in (560mm x 430mm). (B) Good Condition. This original copper plate engraved antique map of the French region of Picardy or Picardie by Jan Jansson was published in the early 1628 Latin edition of Janssons Atlas. Paper thickness and quality: – Heavy and stable Paper color : – off white Age of map color: – Colors used: – General color appearance: – Paper size: – 22in x 17in (560mm x 430mm) Plate size: – 20in x 15in (510mm x 380mm) Margins: – Min 1/2in (12mm). Margins: – Age toning Plate area: – Age toning Verso: – Age toning. Background: Picardy is a historical territory and a former administrative region of Northern France and now part of the new region Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie. From the 5th century the area was part of the Frankish Empire, and in the feudal period it encompassed the six countships of Boulogne, Montreuil, Ponthieu, Amiénois, Vermandois, and Laonnois. According to the 843 Treaty of Verdun the region became part of West Francia, the later Kingdom of France. The name Picardy (which may have referred to a Frankish tribe of picards or pike-bearers) was not used until the 12th or 13th century. During this time, the name applied to all lands where the Picard language was spoken, which included all the territories from Paris to the Netherlands. In the Latin Quarter of Paris, people identified a Picard Nation (Nation Picarde) of students at Sorbonne University, most of whom actually came from Flanders. During the Hundred Years\\\\\\\’ War, Picardy was the centre of the Jacquerie peasant revolt in 1358. From 1419 onwards, the Picardy counties (Boulogne, Ponthieu, Amiens, Vermandois) were gradually acquired by the Burgundian duke Philip the Good, confirmed by King Charles VII of France at the 1435 Congress of Arras. In 1477, King Louis XI of France led an army and occupied key towns in Picardy. By the end of 1477, Louis would control all of Picardy and most of Artois. In the 16th century, the government (military region) of Picardy was created. This became a new administrative region of France, separate from what was historically defined as Picardy. The new Picardy included the Somme département, the northern half of the Aisne département, and a small fringe in the north of the Oise département. In 1557, Picardy was invaded by Hapbsburg forces under the command of Emmanuel Philibert, Duke of Savoy. After a seventeen-day siege, St. Quentin would be ransacked while Noyon would be burned by the Habsburg army. In the 17th century, an infectious disease similar to English sweat originated from the region and spread across France. It was called Suette des picards or Picardy sweat. Sugar beet was introduced by Napoleon I during the Napoleonic Wars in the 19th century, in order to counter the United Kingdom, which had seized the sugar islands possessed by France in the Caribbean. The sugar industry has continued to play a prominent role in the economy of the region. One of the most significant historical events to occur in Picardy was the series of battles fought along the Somme during World War I. From September 1914 to August 1918, four major battles, including the Battle of the Somme, were fought by British, French, and German forces in the fields of Northern Picardy. (Ref: Koeman; M&B; Tooley). In 1612 he married the daughter of the cartographer and publisher Jodocus Hondius, and then set up in business in Amsterdam as a book publisher. In 1616 he published his first maps of France and Italy and from then onwards he produced a very large number of maps, perhaps not quite rivaling those of the Blaeu family but running a very close second in quantity and quality. From about 1630 to 1638 he was in partnership with his brother-in-law, Henricus Hondius, issuing further editions of the Mercator/Hondius atlases to which his name was added. On the death of Henricus he took over the business, expanding the atlas still further, until eventually he published an 11-volume Atlas Major on a scale similar to Blaeu\\\’s Atlas Major. The first full edition of Jansson\\\’s English County Maps was published in 1646 but some years earlier he issued a number of British maps in the Mercator/Hondius/Jansson series of atlases (1636-44); the maps were printed from newly engraved plates and are different from the later 1646 issue and are now rarely seen (see Appendix B for further details). In general appearance Jansson\\\’s maps are very similar to those of Blaeu and, in fact, were often copied from them, but they tend to be more flamboyant and decorative. After Jansson\\\’s death his heirs published a number of maps in an Atlas Contractus in 1666, later still many of the plates of his British maps were acquired by Pieter Schenk and Gerard Valck who published them again in 1683 as separate maps. Please note all items auctioned are genuine, we do not sell reproductions. A Certificate of Authenticity (COA) can be issued on request. What is an Antique Map. The word Antique in the traditional sense refers to an item that is more than a hundred years old. The majority of antique maps for sale today come from books or atlases and have survived due to the protection offered by the hardback covers. The first thing to determine when staring a collection or purchasing an item, is what is important to you. Most collectors prefer to build their collections around a theme. You may decide to collect maps from one region or country, charting its development through time. Similarly you could collect maps of one particular period in time, by type i. Sea or celestial charts or by cartographer. The collector might also want to consider the theme of cartographical misconceptions such as California as an island or Australia as Terra Australis or the Great Southern Land. The subject is so wide that any would-be-collector has almost endless possibilities to find his own little niche within the field, and thereby build a rewarding collection. Starting a collection & pricing. Pricing is based on a number of different factors, the most important of which is regional. In any series of maps the most valuable are usually the World Map and the America/North America. The World because it is usually the most decorative and America because it has the strongest regional market. Other factors that come into play re: price is rarity, age, size, historical importance, decorative value (colour) and overall condition and quality of paper it is printed on. As specialised dealers, we frequently work with first time map buyers who are just starting their collection. Classical Images was founded 1998 and has built an excellent reputation for supplying high quality original antiquarian maps, historical atlases, antique books and prints. We carry an extensive inventory of antiquarian collectibles from the 15th to 19th century. Our collection typically includes rare books and decorative antique maps and prints by renowned cartographers, authors and engravers. Specific items not listed may be sourced on request. Classical Images adheres to the Codes of Ethics outlined by the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA). We are a primarily an online based enterprise, however our inventory may be viewed by appointment. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “searching01″ and is located in this country: AU. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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