XVIIIe SIECLE 1715 CHATEAU DE RICHELIEU NICOLAS DE FER ANTIQUE CARTE GRAVEE

XVIIIe SIECLE 1715 CHATEAU DE RICHELIEU NICOLAS DE FER ANTIQUE CARTE GRAVEE

XVIIIe SIECLE 1715 CHATEAU DE RICHELIEU NICOLAS DE FER ANTIQUE CARTE GRAVEE

Title of the map. “VEUE GENERALE DU CHATEAU DE RICHELIEU”. Unusual antique copper engraved view of the Castle of Richelieu, near Tours (France), by Nicolas DE FER, dated 1715, XVIIIe century. His earliest wellknown map of the canal de Languedoc, realised in 1669. 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’ Ministry of the Navy and Colonies. Size with margins : 27,3 x 38,8 cm / 10,7 x 15,2 inches. Edition : Paris, edited by the author, dated 1715, XVIIIe 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.
  • Year: 1715
  • Date Range: 1700-1799
  • Country/Region: France
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France 17th century old map, ancienne carte par Nicolas Sanson hand colored 1650

France 17th century old map, ancienne carte par Nicolas Sanson hand colored 1650

France 17th century old map, ancienne carte par Nicolas Sanson hand colored 1650

France 17th century old map, ancienne carte par Nicolas Sanson hand colored 1650

France 17th century old map, ancienne carte par Nicolas Sanson hand colored 1650

Old map of France, hand colored, made by the French cartographer Nicolas Sanson. Copper engraving on laid paper and hand colored at the time, with decorative cartouche. Published during the period from 1648 to 1657, belonging to the first atlases published by Sanson, a prominent French historian and cartographer geographer of the king. Sheet: 34.5 x 23.6 cm. Engraving: 23.5 x 18 cm. Good condition, ragged margins, light foxing spots on the margins and two small 1cm tears (top and left margin). Ancienne carte de France, coloriée à la main, réalisée par le cartographe français Nicolas Sanson. Gravure sur cuivre sur papier vergé et coloriée à la main à l’époque, avec cartouche décoratif. Publié durant la période de 1648 à 1657, appartenant aux premiers atlas publiés par Sanson, éminent historien français et géographe cartographe du roi. Feuille : 34,5 x 23,6 cm. Gravure : 23,5 x 18 cm. Bon état, marges ébréchées, légères piqûres de rousseur sur les marges et deux petites déchirures de 1 cm (marge supérieure et gauche). Antiguo mapa de Francia, iluminado a mano, elaborado por el cartógrafo francés Nicolas Sanson. Grabado en cobre sobre papel verjurado y coloreado a mano en la época con cartela. Publicado durante el período de 1648 a 1657, perteneciente a los primeros atlas publicados por Sanson, un destacado historiador y cartógrafo francés geógrafo del rey. Hoja: 34,5 x 23,6 cm. Grabado: 23,5 x 18 cm. Buen estado, márgenes irregulares, ligeras manchas de foxing en los márgenes y dos pequeños desgarros de 1 cm (en el margen superior y en el izquierdo). This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “philarto” and is located in this country: ES. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Nicholas Sanson
  • Printing Technique: Copper Plate
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Format: Atlas Map
  • Type: County Map
  • Date Range: 1600-1699
  • Country/Region: France
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Unusual map of FRANCE with'Ansell mounting' double-sided 7sqm area 1400,000

Unusual map of FRANCE with'Ansell mounting' double-sided 7sqm area 1400,000

Unusual map of FRANCE with'Ansell mounting' double-sided 7sqm area 1400,000

Unusual map of FRANCE with'Ansell mounting' double-sided 7sqm area 1400,000

Unusual map of FRANCE with'Ansell mounting' double-sided 7sqm area 1400,000

Unusual map of FRANCE with'Ansell mounting' double-sided 7sqm area 1400,000

VERY LARGE DOUBLE-SIDED FOLDING MAP OF FRANCE IN FOUR WALLETS UTILISING AN UNUSUAL MOUNTING METHOD. MAJOR ANSELL’S PATENT METHOD OF MOUNTING ingenious early 20th century folding map system, utilised by Edward Stanford map sellers of London. France (with parts of Belgium, Spain and Switzerland): a set of 4 large double-sided lithographic maps in red cloth covers, with a total printed area of approx. 6.9 square metres, mounted in ingenious form according to Major Ansell’s patented method. 4 double-sided folding sheet maps, each enclosed within red cloth covers, gilt lettered on upper covers’N. Printed instructions in English on how to use’Major Ansell’s Patent Method of Mounting’ on inside of front and rear covers. Maps segmented and laid on linen, as per the fashion. The various parts comprised of composite elements of Henry Barrère’s’Touring Club de France’ map, cleverly re-arranged to fold-out in a number of handy ways. Each of the 8 printed sides measuring 1.32m x 0.66m, giving a total printed area on both sides of approx. 6.9 square metres. The 4 maps fitting snugly into a bespoke leather case by Edward Stanford, with his stamp on underside of front flap’Edward Stanford / 12.13.14 Long Acres. Very Good condition maps in Good only condition leather case. The front flap of the case has a split along its length, but is still attached. Some rubbing and darkening to leather. Please ask if you require a more detailed condition report, or view gallery images closely. The 4 double-sided sheets are designed to be folded out in conjunction with each other in an ingenious way, according to numbers displayed down each of the 8 printed sides, based on’Major Ansell’s Patent Method of Mounting’. Comprised of composite elements of maps by cartographer Henry Barrère, the unique folding method means that the same side of most sheets carry geographically distinct parts (with the North Sea area on the same side as a central European strip, for example). This method of mounting is either a work of genius, or a recipe for angst and frustration as we experienced when we tried to follow the printed instructions! This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “kernoozers” and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Antique: Yes
  • Cartographer/Publisher: Henry Barrere
  • Printing Technique: Lithography
  • City: Paris
  • Date Range: 1900-1909
  • Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
  • Country/Region: France, Spain, Switzerland
  • Era: 1910s
  • Format: Folding Map
  • Type: Novelty Map
  • Year: 1400
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1745 Tindal Antique Map Battle Plan of Siege of Bouchain, Calais, France in 1711

Plan of the City of Bouchain Situated upon the Rivers Sensette and Scheld in the County of Hainault. Tindal, Nicolas 1687 – 1774. 19 1/2in x 15 1/2in (495mm x 395mm). (A+) Fine Condition. This beautifully hand coloured original copper-plate engraved antique map, battle plan & birds eye view of the French city of Bouchain on the Schedlt River, in the Pas-de-Calais dept. In northern France – during the Spanish War of Succession (1701-13) – was engraved by John Basire and was published in the 1745 edition of Nicholas Tindals Continuation of Mr. Rapin\’s History of England. Paper thickness and quality: – Heavy and stable Paper color : – off white Age of map color: – Early Colors used: – Pink, blue, green, yellow General color appearance: – Authentic Paper size: – 19 1/2in x 15 1/2in (495mm x 395mm) Plate size: – 19 1/2in x 15 1/2in (495mm x 395mm) Margins: – Min 1/2in (12mm). Margins: – None Plate area: – Folds as issued Verso: – None. Background: The Siege of Bouchain (9 August – 12 September 1711), following the Passage of the Lines of Ne Plus Ultra (5 August 1711), was a siege of the War of the Spanish Succession, and the last major victory of John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough. Marlborough broke through the French defensive lines and took Bouchain after a siege of 34 days. Its capture left Cambrai the only French-held fortress between the allied army and Paris. Throughout the early summer of 1711 Marlborough\’s army, having taken the important fortress of Douai the previous year, manoeuvred indecisively in northern France, blocked by the French Lines of Ne Plus Ultra – a massive series of fieldworks stretching from the Channel coast to the Ardennes at Namur. The allied army had been weakened by the withdrawal of Prince Eugene\’s army to cover the upper Rhine, as the deposed Elector of Bavaria attempted to take advantage of the disruption caused by the death of the Emperor Joseph. On 6 July, Marlborough captured the small fortress of Arleux, just to the north of the Lines, west of Bouchain, both to deny its use to the French as a sally-port, and to secure the water supply to Douai, which could be cut off by damming the canal that supplied the town. The Duke was then wrong-footed by Villars as the French army crossed the Lines on 22/23 July and retook Arleux, with the allied army too far to the west to intervene in time, and the defences were levelled before the French retreated back across the Lines. Marlborough, initially furious, soon retook the initiative by marching his army as if to assault the Lines near Arras, and carrying out a detailed personal reconnaissance there on 4 August in full view of Villars\’ covering army. That night the army struck camp, leaving their campfires burning to deceive the French, and marched eastwards to Arleux. Villars, arriving on the scene with a few hundred cavalry, realised he had been outmanoeuvred, and though he attempted to offer battle in front of Bourlon Wood, Marlborough declined to attack, the Marshal\’s position being even stronger than the one in which he had given Marlborough\’s army such a mauling two years earlier at Malplaquet. He thus drew off and attempted to hinder Marlborough\’s siege of Bouchain which followed. To defend the town Bouchain\’s governor, de Ravignau, had some 5,000 men against Marlborough\’s besieging army of 30,000, and the advantage of one of the strongest fortresses left to France, surrounded by the marshy land of the confluence of the rivers Scheldt and Sensée. In addition, Villars\’ strong army had taken up position to the west of the allied camp, and had managed to open a tenuous link to the besieged garrison. Marlborough responded by using earthwork gun batteries to counter Villars, used a crack assault force managed by 18 August to once more cut the Marshal\’s communication with Bouchain, and established a fieldwork-protected corridor from the siege camp to his main supply port at Marchiennes on the Scarpe. Frequent raids by Villars on both the supply convoys on the Scarpe, and towards Douai, failed to interrupt the siege, and the garrison marched out to become prisoners of war on 13 September 1711. Bouchain was Marlborough\’s last campaign. On the last day of the year he was stripped of his position as Captain-General, and of all his other offices. Command of the army on the continent for the campaign of 1712 was given to the Duke of Ormonde, and strict limitations were placed on his freedom of movement. Particularly he was prohibited from engaging the French in battle, as Anglo-French peace talks were well advanced, and the opportunity of seizing Cambrai and marching on Paris, opened by Marlborough\’s gains the year before, was abandoned. Before the year was out, the British army would withdraw from the alliance, leaving the remaining allies, under Eugene of Savoy to be defeated at Denain. De Rapins publication chronicles the History of Britain from the invasion of the Romans to the death of Charles I. Very few comprehensive histories of England existed at the time and Tindal added his three-volume Continuation, of the Kingdom, from the reigns of James II to George II. Tindal\\\’s translation of de Rapins History, was first published in 1727. Tindal enlarged the volumes in their second edition (1732) to contain notes, genealogical tables and maps of his own composition. In 1745 Tindal published Tindal’s Continuation of Mr. Rapin’s History of England. Included with this edition was an atlas containing 45 maps, battle and town plans from the Spanish War of Succession (1701-13) that were engraved by Richard William Seale and John Basire. These maps represent battles that took place during the War of Spanish Succession, concluded by the Treaties of Utrecht. The war resulted from a dispute over who should inherit Spain and its possessions after its Habsburg rulers in 1700. The last Habsburg king of Spain, Charles II d. 1700 had left the throne to his closest relative in female line: Philippe de France, duke of Anjou, grandson of Louis XIV (Felipe V of Spain). The closest relatives in male line, the Habsburgs of Austria, disputed this claim, and many European nations did not want to see French princes reigning over both kingdoms. The Utrecht treaties recognized Felipe V of Spain, but transferred the Spanish possessions in the Netherlands and Italy to Austria and to Savoy. To reach the goal of separating the crowns of France and Spain, the treaties required Felipe V to relinquish all claims to the French throne, and the remaining French princes to relinquish all claims to the Spanish throne. The War of the Spanish Succession, was also known as Marlboroughs Wars, that was fought in Europe and the Mediterranean, and were the last and the bloodiest of the Wars between England and France under Louis XIV, and the first in which Britain played a major military role in European military affairs. In 1685 after the death of his father he moved to England but after being unable to find employment moved to Holland and enlisted in French volunteers at Utrecht commanded by his cousin Daniel de Rapin. He accompanied the prince of Orange to England in 1688 and participated in the Irish campaigns of the siege of Carrickfergus, Battle of the Boyne and Limerick. Rapin resigned to become tutor to the Earl of Portlands son. He settled in Holland where he began work on The History of England. It was published in Holland in 1724 in 8 volumes. The work was an attempt to be exhaustive in the spirit of the eighteenth century philosophies by treating the subject from prehistoric times up to the date of publication. 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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1649 Blaeu Antique Map View of Thérouanne, Tarwanna or Tervanna Northern France

1649 Blaeu Antique Map View of Thérouanne, Tarwanna or Tervanna Northern France

1649 Blaeu Antique Map View of Thérouanne, Tarwanna or Tervanna Northern France

1649 Blaeu Antique Map View of Thérouanne, Tarwanna or Tervanna Northern France

Teroana morinorum metropolis olim, diruta a Carolo V. 21 1/2in x 13in (545mm x 330mm). (A+) Fine Condition. This beautifully hand coloured original antique map a view of the city of Tarwanna or Tervanna (today the town of Thérouanne, France) the capital of the ancient Belgian tribe of the Morini, was published in the 1649 edition of John Blaeus Toonneel der Steeden (Views of Dutch Cities). Paper thickness and quality: – Heavy and stable Paper color : – off white Age of map color: – Original Colors used: – Blue, pink, red, green, yellow General color appearance: – Authentic Paper size: – 21 1/2in x 13in (545mm x 330mm) Plate size: – 10 1/2in x 7 1/2in (270mm x 190mm) Margins: – Min 1in (25mm). Margins: – None Plate area: – None Verso: – None. Background: Thérouanne is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France. At the time of the Gauls, Tarwanna or Tervanna was the capital of the Belgian tribe of the Morini. After the Romans conquered Gaul, they too made the city the capital of the Civitas Morinorum district. In the 7th century, probably around 639, Saint Audomar (Saint Omer) established the bishopric of Terwaan or Terenburg, the diocese of Thérouanne, which during the Middle Ages controlled a large part of the left bank of the river Scheldt. Territorially it was part of the county of Artois which belonged to the county of Flanders. Thanks to that ecclesiastical control of some of the most prosperous cities north of the Alps, like Arras and Ypres, the bishopric was able to build a cathedral which was at the time the largest in France. The town was captured by the Emperor Maximilian and Henry VIII from the French in 1513 after the battle of the Spurs. In 1553 Charles V besieged Thérouanne, then a French enclave in the Holy Roman Empire, in revenge for a defeat by the French at the siege of Metz. After he captured the city he ordered it to be razed, the roads to be broken up, and the area to be ploughed and salted Only a small commune which lay outside the city walls, then named Saint-Martin-Outre-Eaux, was left standing, and later (probably around 1800) took over the name Thérouanne. At this propitious time in the history of the Northern Provinces, Willem Janszoon Blaeu, who was born at Alkmaar in 1571 and trained in astronomy and the sciences by Tycho Brahe, the celebrated Danish astronomer, founded a business in Amsterdam in 1599 as a globe and instrument maker. It was not long before the business expanded, publishing maps, topographical works and books of sea charts as well as constructing globes. His most notable early work was a map of Holland (1604), a fine World Map (1605-06) and Het Licht der Zeevaerdt (The Light of Navigation), a marine atlas, which went through many editions in different languages and under a variety of titles. At the same time Blaeu was planning a major atlas intended to include the most up-to-date maps of the whole of the known world but progress on so vast a project was slow and not until he bought between 30 and 40 plates of the Mercator Atlas from Jodocus Hondius II to add to his own collection was he able to publish, in 1630, a 60-map volume with the title Atlantis Appendix. It was another five years before the first two volumes of his planned world atlas, Atlas Novus or the Theatrum Orbis Terrarum were issued. About this time he was appointed Hydrographer to the East India Company. In 1638 Blaeu died and the business passed into the hands of his sons, Joan and Cornelis, who continued and expanded their father\\\’s ambitious plans. After the death of Cornelis, Joan directed the work alone and the whole series of 6 volumes was eventually completed about 1655. As soon as it was finished he began the preparation of the even larger work, the Atlas Major, which reached publication in 1662 in II volumes (later editions in 9-12 volumes) and contained nearly 6oo double-page maps and 3,000 pages of text. This was, and indeed remains, the most magnificent work of its kind ever produced; perhaps its geographical content was not as up-to-date or as accurate as its author could have wished, but any deficiencies in that direction were more than compensated for by the fine engraving and colouring, the elaborate cartouches and pictorial and heraldic detail and especially the splendid calligraphy. In 1672 a disastrous fire destroyed Blaeu\\\’s printing house in the Gravenstraat and a year afterwards Joan Blaeu died. The firm\\\’s surviving stocks of plates and maps were gradually dispersed, some of the plates being bought by F. De Wit and Schenk and Valck, before final closure in about 1695. It ought to be mentioned here that there is often confusion between the elder Blaeu and his rival Jan Jansson (Johannes Janssonius). Up to about 1619 Blaeu often signed his works Guilielmus Janssonius or Willems Jans Zoon but after that time he seems to have decided on Guilielmus or G. 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. 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1852 Levasseur Map of the Department Des Hautes Pyrenees, France

1852 Levasseur Map of the Department Des Hautes Pyrenees, France. WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS – NOT REPRODUCTIONS. Description: This is a fascinating 1852 map of the French department of Hautes Pyrenees, France. This area is home to the wine producing region, Madiran. Madrian is best known for producing a powerful red wine made from the Tannat grape. This area also makes a number of cheeses, including Tomme Noire des Pyrenees and Roquefort cheese. The map proper is surrounded by elaborate decorative engravings designed to illustrate both the natural beauty and trade richness of the land. There is a short textual history of the regions depicted on both the left and right sides of the map. Levasseur in the 1852 edition of his Atlas National de la France Illustree. Size: Printed area measures 11.5 inches high by 16.5 inches wide. 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. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “geographicusmaps” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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1891 Antique Map France South West Paris City Plan Havre Environs

1891 Antique Map France South West Paris City Plan Havre Environs

1891 Antique Map France South West Paris City Plan Havre Environs

1891 Antique Map France South West Paris City Plan Havre Environs

1891 Antique Map France South West Paris City Plan Havre Environs

An original antique map over 125 years old. This listing is for the single map shown. This map is from a series produced for. Bacon’s complete atlas of the world published in 1891. To find the approximate size of this map please check against the 1 inch scale shown. BEST OFFERS PLEASE FOR A QUICK SALE AT A FAIR PRICE If you like the item, but do not like the price, then make a realistic offer to us using the MAKE OFFER BUTTON. (WR Bacon’s Atlas). This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “printsandmaps” and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Antique/ Modern: Antique
  • Year: 1891
  • Brand: Unbranded
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1650 Schnitzer View Map of Paris, France

1650 Schnitzer View Map of Paris, France. WE SELL ONLY ORIGINAL ANTIQUE MAPS – NOT REPRODUCTIONS. Title: Abbildung de Kâ^sâ^, niglichen Resident Statt Paris in Franchreich. Description: An exceedingly rare c. 1650 German view of Paris, France, of which there are no other known examples. The view looks south to Pairs from a hilltop, possibly Belleville, to the north of the City. The Hospital of St. Louis (Louys) features prominently in the foreground. There are 56 named sites, including St. Severin, the Sorbonne, Notre Dame, St. Germain, and others, associated with a numerical table at the base of the view. The publication history of this view is something of a mystery as it is of the utmost rarity with no other known examples. It appears to be in the style of similar town views issued by Paulus Fâ^sºrst and Lucas Schnitzer around 1650. The prints were later reissued by David Funck, who acquired the Fâ^sºrst/Schnitzer prints. At the bottom of the map, in the right-hand corner, there is an imprint referencing Johann Andreas von Creutz, a Nuremburg printer active in the late 17th and early 16th centuries. The Creutz imprint appears to overwrite some of the original map text, so we can assume it was added later, probably after Creutz acquired the Fâ^sºrst/Schnitzer plates, possibly from Funck’s heirs, around 1709. Based upon the Creutz imprint, it is reasonable to assume that the presently offered edition probably dates to around this period. Although this view was clearly bound into a book with similar views of other cities, we have not been able to isolate the title of that work. Size: Printed area measures 11 inches high by 15 inches wide. Condition: Very good, slight centerfold wear. Printing crease at center. 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. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\Europe Maps”. The seller is “geographicusmaps” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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