1712 Wells Map of France

1712 Wells Map of France. WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS – NOT REPRODUCTIONS. Title: A New Map of France Shewing its Principal Divisions Chief Cities, Townes, Ports Rivers, Mountains, etc. Description: This is a lovely 1712 map of France by Edward Wells of Oxford. It covers all of France and parts of Belgium and Switzerland. Notes the principal divisions, cities, towns, rivers, roads and other topographical features. At the opening of the 18th century France was one of the dominant powers in Europe. With a population of nearly 19,000,000 people under a single government and ample arable farmland, France dominated most of Europe socially and economically. A decorative cartouche appears on the bottom left quadrant of the map featuring the coat of arms of the Duke of Gloucester. This, like many other Wells maps, is dedicated to Prince William, Duke of Gloucester and son of Queen Anne, who, when this map was being prepared, was a student at Oxford. Spofforth and published by T. Bonwicke for the 1712 edition of Edward Wells’ Atlas, A New Sett of Maps both of Ancient and Present Geography. Size: Printed area measures 15 inches high by 20 inches wide. Some wear and toning along original centerfold. Damage to centerfold, repaired. Professionally flattened and backed with archival tissue. Minor creasing and foxing. 1 – 10 days. If your address is a P. Duty varies by country and we cannot predict the amount you will be charged. Some countries are duty free, others are not. Other Services Conservation Framing: Geographicus recommends basic conservation framing services for any antique paper. We do not offer this service. Antique Map Restoration: Geographicus can repair and restore your antique map. Services include deacidification cleaning flattening and backing. The item “1712 Wells Map of France” is in sale since Thursday, August 22, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “geographicusmaps” and is located in Brooklyn, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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